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Raiders QB Derek Carr questionable for Ravens game in Week 5

Raiders QB Derek Carr questionable for Ravens game in Week 5

The Oakland Raiders and Amari Cooper are in a world of hurt as they get set to host the Baltimore Ravens . "We have to get going and get clicking", Ravens coach John Harbaugh said. "I don't know if we believed it or not, but it be like this (2-3)". "It's just a matter of it playing out the way we want it to - the right coverage, the right timing, everything". Read More

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Sonos embraces voice with voice controlled Sonos One smart speaker

Amazon Echo-the Hands-Free, Always On speaker priced at Rs 9,999 allows you to access Alexa from anywhere in the room with far-field voice control. The Echo series of smart speakers were launched in the USA last week. Sonos' shift is a big one, but by opening the gates to outside hardware firms, the company appears to also be giving up a slice of the obsessive perfectionism that it's known for. Read More

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Ford to cut costs $14 bln, invest in trucks, electric cars -CEO

Ford to cut costs $14 bln, invest in trucks, electric cars -CEO

After Hackett took over in hours there were changes in the shares not reportable but some. "Part of the $7 billion capital reallocation includes reintroducing the Ranger pickup truck and Bronco SUV in North America and moving production of the next-generation Focus small auto to China, plans that were previously disclosed", writes Mike Colias for the Wall Street Journal . Read More

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Unraveling the Equifax Data Breach

Unraveling the Equifax Data Breach

He emphasized that data held in what he called Equifax's core consumer and commercial reporting databases wasn't hacked. According to Equifax, only about 8,000 Canadian customers were affected as a consequent of the high-profile breach of their cyber data. Read More

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United States of America on the brink of big Presidents Cup win

United States of America on the brink of big Presidents Cup win

It's not mathematically over. No, we mean which match will be the clincher, since it's almost a foregone conclusion that the Americans will win the cup for the 10th time in this, the 12th Presidents Cup. The momentum is swung against us. "We are thinking that he is going to come out but he has not yet confirmed, and we don't know timing or all the underlying details". Read More

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Canada blasts Boeing, warns USA jobs at stake in Bombardier trade row

Canada blasts Boeing, warns USA jobs at stake in Bombardier trade row

The U.S. government moved to impose tariffs on Canadian jetliners Tuesday when it ruled in favor of a complaint by U.S. aircraft maker Boeing that claimed rival Bombardier is receiving unfair government subsidies. Boeing's complaint arose after Northern Ireland's powersharing administration and the UK Government pledged to invest nearly £135 million in the establishment of the C-Series manufacturing site in Belfast. Read More

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Riverside County rescue team expecting to leave for Puerto Rico on Sunday

Riverside County rescue team expecting to leave for Puerto Rico on Sunday

Gen. Derek P. Rydholm told reporters Friday. This massive worldwide crowdfunding community that connects nonprofits and donors is providing emergency supplies like food, water and medicine to hurricane victims in Puerto Rico . The Salvation Army is providing food, shelter and cleaning supplies to victims of Hurricanes Irma and Maria , wherever they may be. Maria was declared a Category 5 hurricane on Tuesday. Read More

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Stocks hit new high but all eyes on the Fed

Stocks hit new high but all eyes on the Fed

The euro declined against the dollar on Wednesday as the dollar gained strength after the U.S. Federal Reserve signaled it expects one more rate hike by the end of the year. Sterling firmed against the dollar, with traders hopeful that a much-anticipated speech from Prime Minister Theresa May on Friday would signal she wants a "soft" exit for Britain from the European Union. Read More

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Forex - Dollar Gains in Asia As Fed Views Support, BoJ Ahead

Forex - Dollar Gains in Asia As Fed Views Support, BoJ Ahead

But continuing ultra-low interest rates or bond-purchase programs for too long could spark a sudden and sharp increase in prices. The Nikkei was recently up 0.7%, putting it just 2% away from hitting levels last seen in 1996. Anadarko Petroleum rose 4.3 percent after the oil producer said it would spend US$2.5 billion to buy back its stock. Interest rate futures traders are now pricing in a 72-percent chance of a December rate hike, up from roughly 60 percent before the statement, ... Read More

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Guest opinion: Protect yourself from Equifax security breach

The correct link to use to check on potential impact through this breach is www.equifaxsecurity2017.com. The breach involved TALX, which is Equifax's human resources and payroll service. Essentially, if you've ever engaged in any financial undertaking requiring a credit report, your social security number, address, birth date and potentially even your personal financial information has been compromised due to Equifax's poor cybersecurity and the negligent way in which the credit ... Read More

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Theresa May takes swipe at Trump's climate stance in United Nations speech

Theresa May takes swipe at Trump's climate stance in United Nations speech

But she has repeatedly expressed concern about his decision to seek to renegotiate the Paris treaty, and a planned state visit to the United Kingdom has been indefinitely postponed, amid fears of public protests. "We want them back in Paris, I am not saying it is going to happen overnight", he said. "The NY Green Bank's central effort in this regard to raise new capital will provide greater confidence to the marketplace, driving down costs for all while expanding New York's clean energy ... Read More

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What to expect from this week's FOMC meeting

What to expect from this week's FOMC meeting

Just as the Fed had never before engaged in a bond-buying spree of such magnitude, it has never attempted to shrink a portfolio that is now roughly five times its size before the financial crisis. The issue of when and how the Fed will manipulate its main policy lever - its target for short-term rates - in coming months is less clear. With inflation still below the Fed's target range, how can she justify a December hike and three more next year? "Downgrades to the infamous dot diagram ... Read More

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USA stocks close higher ahead of Fed meeting

USA stocks close higher ahead of Fed meeting

Consumer prices advanced 1.5 percent year-on-year in August, faster than the 1.3 percent increase seen in July. The Nasdaq Composite Index was up 6.17 points, or 0.10 percent, to 6,454.64. All are expected to leave policy unchanged but forecasters expect Australian policymakers to strike a more hawkish tone following stronger recent economic activity. Read More

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India hints at cryptocurrency, China to shut Bitcoin exchanges

India hints at cryptocurrency, China to shut Bitcoin exchanges

Bitcoin's value decreased an additional 8 percent Thursday morning , leaving it at $3,571.23. The exchanges also need to announce today the schedule to stop the trading of all virtual currencies and publish it at their websites. Bitcoin captivated the attention of financial markets this summer as the developer community embraced a new mechanism to improve usage and avoided what was labeled as a potential civil war, raising the profile of the digital ledger and fueling the speculative price ... Read More

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Census Bureau: US household income up 3.2%; poverty rate dips in Northeast

Census Bureau: US household income up 3.2%; poverty rate dips in Northeast

The bureau reported 40.6 million people in the United States are considered living in poverty, or 2.5 million fewer than in 2015. (3) Earnings among male workers still lag more than a percentage point behind their 2007 level. What really matters for Americans is that incomes aren't only going up, they're also outpacing inflation. Household income has surpassed a peak set in the late 1990s. Read More

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Iran's August oil output at 3.828m bpd: OPEC

Iran's August oil output at 3.828m bpd: OPEC

The IEA , however, said the surplus during the USA hurricane season provided some market relief because commercial stockpiles were already at comfortable levels. The near term action in oil prices will depend on how prolonged will be the impact of Hurricane Harvey on U.S. oil infrastructure. The United States Oil Fund (USO) was up 0.11%, while shares in oil-dependent Russian Federation were moving lower. Read More

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Wall Street falls amid fresh North Korea tensions

The Nikkei Asia300 ASEAN Index of Southeast Asian companies fell 0.2%. Gold hit its highest level of the year at $1,346 per ounce as investors are looked for safe havens amid geopolitical uncertainty. The dollar dipped 0.1 percent against a basket of currencies and was down 0.2 percent versus the yen, which investors often seek during uncertain times. Read More

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Gas Prices Are Still Rising, But The Pace Slows

Gas Prices Are Still Rising, But The Pace Slows

The contract rebounded 2.8% on Thursday but is still heading for a weekly decline of 1.9%. Still he said "The outlook for most of the country is for higher prices but not necessarily shortages". Northeast, to reduce supplies. That refinery has not been affected by the storm, which has hammered the Gulf Coast for several days. Harvey was not the only influence on pump prices this week. Read More

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