General Election 2017 - your evening round-up from Thursday's campaign trail

As nominations closed for the General Election on June 8, the local Greenwich Green Party said they had taken the decision following discussions with the local Labour Party. Corbyn backers said the manifesto was "transformative" and the policies in i... More..

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Former French Prime Minister Valls plans to back Macron in June elections

Addressing his supporters in the grand courtyard of the Louvre, Macron said he would defend France and Europe. During his return flight to Paris , Hollande said "the Chancellor wanted to pay tribute to what ...More..

First passenger jet 'made in China' takes maiden flight
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First passenger jet 'made in China' takes maiden flight

These include Air China and GE Capital Aviation Services. The plane can be configured with 155-175 seats and has a standard flight length of 4,075km (2,530m). The C919's main customers will be China's domesti...More..

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US Fed leaves rates unchanged amid slower economic growth

But the United States central bank said it expected growth to pick up again, and chose to keep a key interest rate on hold in a range of 0.75% to 1%. Wrapping up the two-day policy meeting late on Wednesday...More..

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Emmanuel Macron resigns as party chief

Macron will take over as President of France on Sunday and is expected to have chosen a government the following week. "If I'm elected, I don't want to become a political professional". "It's going to be ...More..

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Aldermore Group reiterated as Add By Numis Securities

It closed at $45.4 lastly. UNITE Group plc (LON:UTG) has risen 8.49% since October 10, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 4.71% the S&P500. Franklin Resource Inc reported 114,500 shares. Expert ...More..

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Macy's quarterly profit misses estimates on weak sales

Macy's has been roiled by the same forces that are rattling many traditional retailers who are competing with online giant Amazon while trying to reshape their in-store experience and woo customers off the cou...More..

SBI clarifies on revised charges: Only for
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SBI clarifies on revised charges: Only for "buddy customers"

Announced in a circular on the SBI website on Thursday morning, the revisions initially created confusion among customers over news that all cash withdrawals through ATM will now be charged at Rs. "If a custo...More..

BT to shed 4000 jobs in new overhaul
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

BT to shed 4000 jobs in new overhaul

The 4,000 job cuts will come from global services and BT's technology, service and operations unit and the company will face a restructuring charge of about £300mn over the next two years, BT said. For the year...More..

Nordstrom reports growth in 1Q profit, disappointing sales
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Nordstrom reports growth in 1Q profit, disappointing sales

The Davidson Investment Advisors holds 238,831 shares with $11.44 million value, up from 229,351 last quarter. The company has been gaining from its focus on enhancing customer experience and productivity. The ...More..

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PM Modi Congratulated South Korea's New President On His Election. In Korean

Moon, of the liberal Democratic Party, took office Wednesday, after winning the presidential election by a landslide of 41.08% the day before. (Kim Hong-ji/Pool Photo via AP). Lawmakers must approve Mr Lee ...More..

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Active Volume Stock: Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (VRX)

Shares of Valeant Pharmaceuticals ( NYSE: VRX ), an embattled drug developer whose primary method of growth over the past couple of years has been via acquisitions and price hikes on its therapies, surged as ...More..

Analysts' Ratings Review: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD)
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Analysts' Ratings Review: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD)

The legal version of this piece can be accessed at https://www.thecerbatgem.com/2017/05/11/advanced-micro-devices-inc-amd-downgraded-to-hold-at-zacks-investment-research-updated.html. had its "buy" rating reite...More..

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Worth Watching Stock: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (TSM)

ING Groep NV's holdings in Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. Co. Notable movements of Stocks: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (TSM ), Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, Inc. had its " rating reiterate...More..

United Kingdom industrial production shrinks on warm weather
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United Kingdom industrial production shrinks on warm weather

Figures released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show around 101,000 more people were working on contracts with no minimum hours in the last quarter of 2016 compared with a year previously. Samuel...More..

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MN Sec. of State rips voter fraud commission

Apart from Pence and Kobach, five other members to this bipartisan commission are Connie Lawson, Secretary of State of Indiana; Bill Gardner, Secretary of State of New Hampshire; Matthew Dunlap, Secretary of St...More..

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White House Postpones Meeting to Decide on Participation in Paris Climate Pact

A White House official says the meeting is expected to convene Tuesday afternoon. UN climate negotiators in Bonn were left frustrated Tuesday as the White House postponed a meeting to determine whether ...More..

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'We're not at war with banks': Morrison

If you've been smoking cigars (~fancy~) or rolling your own cigarettes to dodge the tax on pre-made cigarettes, the government is coming for you, announcing they will be subject to the same taxes, which will in...More..

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Iraq, Algeria support extension of oil production cuts

Many oil producers in the region have been badly hit by low prices with many turning to bonds and loans to make up for revenue losses. Last week saw supermarkets cut petrol prices twice reflecting the recent ...More..

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Budget 2017 - What it means for schools

For the coming 2017-18 year growth is forecast at 2.75% and unemployment at 5.75%. "Contrary to the government's claim that the tax will only be levied on banking liabilities, the reality is that it will affe...More..

Vitol exec warns Opec it needs to maintain supply cuts
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Vitol exec warns Opec it needs to maintain supply cuts

Eleven other oil exporters have agreed to reduce production another 600,000 bpd, which includes 300,000 bpd from Russian Federation. Despite the bounce, the downtrend is still intact and a fall below $47 would ...More..

Trump signs executive order to prevent computer hacking
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Trump signs executive order to prevent computer hacking

President Trump appears at a January cyber security meeting with Jared Kushner (left) and Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly. "Sitting by and doing nothing is no longer an option", he said , an apparen...More..

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Arizona is state with most arrests in the ICE-led gang surge

Arrests were made nationwide and the operation targeted gang members and associates involved in transnational criminal activity, including drug trafficking, weapons smuggling, human smuggling and sex traffickin...More..

Woman arrested in Kent charged after anti-terror raid
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Woman arrested in Kent charged after anti-terror raid

Londoners Rizlaine Boular, 21, Khawla Barghouthi, 20, and Mina Dich, 43, were charged on Wednesday after their arrests last month, Scotland Yard said. Police say the arrests disrupted an active terror plot. T...More..

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Oil rebounds above $50 on latest United States stockpile figures

Crude inventories USOILC=ECI fell 5.2 million barrels in the week to May 5, the U.S. Energy Information Administration said . Crude oil prices moved into short-term recovery mode early Wednesday after indust...More..