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Increased public infrastructure investment is also supporting the economy. Dow Jones - The Reserve Bank of Australia left its benchmark interest rate unchanged at a policy meeting Tuesday, as inflation continues to show weakness despite a surging job market and a stronger global economy.
  • DE appears to have escaped massive Comcast outage

    DE appears to have escaped massive Comcast outage

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    Reports came in from major cities around the country about internet outages by Comcast customers, including in Jacksonville. Internet issues accounted for 66 percent of the reported problems, according to Down Detector . The hardest-hit areas as far as the Comcast blackout was concerned appear to be the northern coastal areas in both the Eastern and Western parts of the United States.
  • Cloud race heats up as Google wins a big deal with Salesforce

    Cloud race heats up as Google wins a big deal with Salesforce

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    In particular, those customers will be able to integrate Salesforce's marketing and sales software with Google Analytics 360, the paid version of its widely used free analytics service. Google remains number three in the ongoing cloud wars, which is led by AWS , and followed closely by Microsoft Azure. "We've been getting more and more requests from our customers", Tariq Shaukat, Google Cloud's president for partners and industry platforms, said in a press conference this afternoon.
  • Voting tips offered by Election Board Secretary

    Voting tips offered by Election Board Secretary

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    Six of Colorado's 64 counties - Cheyenne, Dolores, Grand, Hinsdale, Mineral and Washington - don't have any contested races within their borders so aren't holding elections this November. Go to www.govotecolorado.com for a plethora of election information. "The League of Women Voters of Pueblo also have an excellent website ( http://lwvpueblo.org )", Ortiz said.
  • Matt Kenseth may not race in 2018

    Matt Kenseth may not race in 2018

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    In his first expansive comments about the future since the announcement four months ago that he was losing his ride at Joe Gibbs Racing , Kenseth said that he will put a two-decade career on hiatus, possibly for good, NBC Sports reports.
  • Amazon Now Discounting Products From Third-Party Sellers During Holiday Shopping Rush

    Amazon Now Discounting Products From Third-Party Sellers During Holiday Shopping Rush

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    The retailer has been trying to compete aggressively on some items to win sales and draw customers away from low-cost rivals like Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT.N). Here's an example of a board game offered by a 3P seller who listed it for $46.56. This is a limited time discount . Consumers often associate low pricing with low quality, so the fear from third party sellers on the site is a valid concern.
  • Metro Detroit sees dramatic rise in gas prices this week

    Metro Detroit sees dramatic rise in gas prices this week

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    The average was $2.16 in both counties a week ago. $2.00/g in 2016, $1.97/g in 2015, $2.73/g in 2014, $2.96/g in 2013 and $3.24/g in 2012. Including the change in gas prices in Texas during the past week, prices yesterday were 24.7 cents per gallon higher than the same day one year ago and are 11.3 cents per gallon lower than a month ago.
  • GST is 'Great Selfish Tax', note ban a disaster: Mamata

    GST is 'Great Selfish Tax', note ban a disaster: Mamata

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    Earlier this year, the chief minister, days before the execution of GST, termed the tax an unnecessary adversity. To take away jobs. West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee on Monday targeted the Modi government over the implementation of the Goods and Services Tax, saying the Centre had failed miserably in tackling the issues related to the reform the government has dubbed as the biggest in indirect taxation.
  • Fox held talks to sell most of company to Disney

    Fox held talks to sell most of company to Disney

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    Prelude Management Ltd Liability Co holds 0% or 193 shares in its portfolio. 2,872 are owned by Bessemer Gru. Investors who are keeping close eye on the stock of Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc . 3D Systems Corporation (NYSE:DDD) ended its day at $8.99 with the rising stream of -1.10% and its total traded volume was 3.26 million shares more than the average volume.
  • Fed's William Dudley appeals to Congress to 'do no harm'

    Fed's William Dudley appeals to Congress to 'do no harm'

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    Last week, current Fed Gov. Jerome Powell was nominated by U.S. President Donald Trump as the central bank's next chairman. Janet Yellen, the Fed's outgoing chair, said she "deeply appreciated" Dudley's contributions. Executive search firms Spencer Stuart and Bridge Partners have been retained to assist with the search, according to a release from the New York Fed.
  • Michael Kors Holdings Limited Earnings & Price Target Update

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    About 3.99 million shares traded or 112.23% up from the average. BidaskClub raised Michael Kors Holdings Limited from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research note on Monday, July 31st. Navellier & Assoc accumulated 286 shares. 148,759 are held by Toronto Dominion Savings Bank. Sigma Counselors Incorporated has invested 0.06% in Mercadolibre Inc (NASDAQ:MELI).
  • CVS offering next-day delivery on prescriptions

    CVS offering next-day delivery on prescriptions

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    CVS is reported to have made an offer to buy Aetna for more than $66 billion in a deal that would give the drugstore chain more leverage in price negotiations with drug makers. CVS Health Corporation (NYSE:CVS) gross margin percentage stands at 15.8% while its operating margin for the past trailing twelve month is 5.3 percent and its overall profit margin (ttm) is 2.9 Percent.
  • Netflix subscribers targeted in yet another email scam

    Netflix subscribers targeted in yet another email scam

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    Users are encouraged to give their log-in details and their credit card info in order to prevent their account from being suspended . Flagged late last week by Mailguard , the new email scam comes in a phishing email that's been meticulously created to look like it came straight from Netflix itself, using the company logo and everything.
  • Canandaigua National Bank & Trust Co. Lowers Stake in QUALCOMM Incorporated (QCOM)

    Canandaigua National Bank & Trust Co. Lowers Stake in QUALCOMM Incorporated (QCOM)

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    Sanford C. Bernstein reaffirmed a "hold" rating on shares of Qualcomm in a research report on Thursday, October 13th. The stock has "Equal-Weight" rating by Barclays Capital on Monday, March 28. Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss Ltd Limited Liability Company accumulated 25.18M shares. Grandeur Peak Global Advisors Llc increased Lkq Corp (LKQ) stake by 353.73% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing.
  • Oxford Street Is Being Pedestrianised

    Oxford Street Is Being Pedestrianised

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    The plans are now the subject of a public consultation until 17 December this year and, if approved, could be implemented by December 2018 to co-incide with the opening of the Elizabeth Line, which is expected to increase significantly the visitor numbers to the West End .
  • Tottenham Hotspur v Real Madrid

    Tottenham Hotspur v Real Madrid

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    Yet Alli said the result was far from surprising. We must remember that we must play with freedom and enjoy the game, because if not this, it is hard to show your real quality. "It's important we don't just compete but we do win", Alli said. "Our first game was against West Ham and everyone was: 'Wow, it's West Ham and Tottenham lost three times to them the season before".
  • Japan, US leaders have 'extraordinary' relationship

    Japan, US leaders have 'extraordinary' relationship

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    The Trumps were then ushered into a receiving room where they spoke to the imperial family with assistance from translators. First, notice that both Trump and Abe have what we can only imagine is a carefully measured box of fish food - just enough to feed the hungry little guys, but not enough to kill them.
  • Toys 'R' Us Bucks Trend, Sticks With Thanksgiving Day Store Hours

    Toys 'R' Us Bucks Trend, Sticks With Thanksgiving Day Store Hours

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    Walmart and Target, the top rivals of Toys R Us, haven't yet announced their Thanksgiving hours. Stores that remain open on Thanksgiving Day are probably fighting for a lost cause. "In 2016, the National Retail Federation found that almost 100 million people shopped brick and mortar stores during Thanksgiving weekend", Toys R Us said in a press release on Monday.
  • United Kingdom diesel auto sales fall by almost a third in October

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    Figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT ) showed that the market fell by more than 12 percent in October, largely thanks to a 29.9 percent drop in demand for diesel-powered cars. The SMMT has now called on the government to reassure consumers that "the latest, low emission diesel cars will not face any bans or restrictions".
  • Sad messages hidden on Zara clothing tags

    Sad messages hidden on Zara clothing tags

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    The tags seemed to be a cry for help, reading: " I made this item you are going to buy, but I didn't get paid for it ". According to the tags, the workers are said to be from Bravo Textile that is Zara's third-party manufacturer with a factory based in Istanbul.