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Inflation rises to highest since June 2014 as fuel costs surge

The consumer price index (CPI ) reached 1.8% in January, up from 1.6% last month and double the rate seen in October. The increase in inflation remains below the Bank of England's target rate of 2.0%. WPI inflation in vegetables, at (-) 32.32 per cent in January, saw deflationary pressure for the fifth consecutive month. And if fuel prices Increase the impact is likely to be more on the WPI than the CPI as the fuel component has around 15% weightage in the wholesale index which is more ... Read More

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Two flight instructors killed in plane crash

Bird was formerly a pilot instructor with the Royal Canadian Air Force, stationed in Moose Jaw, Sask., who also served as a helicopter pilot in Afghanistan with the Edmonton-based 408 Squadron. Johnson was trained at the Lethbridge Flying Club and the Edmonton Flying Club. Part of the wreckage of the twin-engine Tecnam, owned by Mount Royal University, which crashed northwest of Calgary, killing the two flight instructors on board. Read More

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Trump 'was OK with Flynn being dishonest — Top Intelligence Dem

Flynn submitted his resignation hours after Trump said through a spokesman that he was reviewing the situation and talking to Vice President Mike Pence. Flynn acknowledged speaking to the ambassador then but denied discussing the sanctions. After months of a slow simmer, Washington roiled Tuesday over the circumstances surrounding President Donald Trump's administration and Russian leaders. Read More

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Kremlin, Russian lawmakers downplay Flynn's resignation

With the selection of retired Gen. Michael Flynn as his national security adviser, however, Trump showed that he, too, was prone to egregious lapses in judgment. The timing is hard, with both North Korea and Russian Federation conducting missile tests, and there are still many questions remaining about how much the White House knew about Flynn's conversation, when it knew that information, and what it chose to do with it. Read More

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World Marketplace Awaits Fed Chair Yellen's Remarks To US Senate

World Marketplace Awaits Fed Chair Yellen's Remarks To US Senate

The Australian and New Zealand dollars erased losses, with AUD/USD up 0.18% at 0.7677 and with NZD/USD adding 0.10% to 0.7175. And the Fed said it had become more confident that inflation will reach its 2 percent target. Based on history, markets put the likelihood of a policy change out of the Fed's March meeting at 34 percent, Pan said, "but that had not stopped the US dollar and equity markets from ticking up". Read More

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Walmart buys outdoor clothes and gear seller Moosejaw

Apparel is also an area of intense competition online: Amazon.com (amzn) is set to overtake Macy's (m) this year as the top apparel retailer. On Monday, Reuters reported that Wal-Mart for the first time will combine its own buying for products sold at its stores with purchases it makes for its website, a significant move to stamp out duplicate efforts as it consolidates buying operations. Read More

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Orlando Magic trade Serge Ibaka to Toronto Raptors for Terrence Ross

Orlando Magic trade Serge Ibaka to Toronto Raptors for Terrence Ross

The team however, has gone just 10-15 in their subsequent 25 games. Sources say that Toronto and Miami are among the Eastern Conference teams that have expressed interest in Ibaka this month. With Ibaka leaving, the Magic will be able to play Aaron Gordon at his natural power forward spot, so that makes long-term sense, but they are going to need some serious internal improvement to make up for the loss of talent in this trade. Read More

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Plane hits deer while taking off from North Carolina airport

From Chopper 9 Skyzoom, the plane could be seen dumping fuel as it circled back to land. The plane, which was headed to Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport in MS, began leaking fuel shortly after taking to the air. The flight was headed to Gulfport, Mississippi, and the passengers were placed on another flight. The passengers were evacuated from the plane, officials said. Read More

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Impact of Brokerage Rating on Carnival Corporation(CCL)

Analysts have a mean recommendation of 2.30 on this stock (A rating of less than 2 means buy, "hold" within the 3 range, "sell" within the 4 range, and "strong sell" within the 5 range). After the session commenced at $56.53, the stock reached the higher end at $56.64 while it hit a low of $56.28. The company has Beta Value of 0.75 and ATR value of 0.75. Read More

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Crude oil prices under renewed pressure after API Data

Crude oil prices under renewed pressure after API Data

Energy Information Administration. Since Adam was a boy, Opec and (some) member country ministers have conjured up the bogeyman of speculators and money managers to explain away uncomfortable prices - high or low. Although OPEC is boasting a 90 percent plus compliance level, the same can not be said about the other non-OPEC members who are also involved in the deal. Read More

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Danone sales growth slows; plans €1 bln cost cuts

Danone said in a statement that although it turned in a "robust" performance past year, it needed to improve costs in order to face up to the current challenges. Danone said it would review its financial goals after closing its $10 billion acquisition of USA organic food group WhiteWave, which is expected in the first quarter and which should boost earnings. Read More

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Trump Lashes Out at Media Over Russia "Conspiracy Theories"

Trump, who stated this Wednesday said MSNBC and CNN are unwatchable. Mr. Trump kept Mike Pence in the dark and waited almost three weeks before Flynn, citing a slow but steady erosion of trust, White House officials said. Trump on Wednesday took swipes at the intelligence community for "illegally" leaking information to "failing" newspaper outlets. The report identifies Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort as one of the associates who made the alleged calls. Read More

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US January Industrial Production Declines 0.3%, Utilities Output Slides

US January Industrial Production Declines 0.3%, Utilities Output Slides

Similarly, manufacturing capacity utilization edged up from 75.0 percent to 75.1 percent, which, despite some progress, continued to be below the 75.5 percent utilization rate observed one year ago. Industrial production fell 0.3% in January, the largest drop since September, the Federal Reserve said Wednesday. Over the past 12 months, total industrial production was unchanged, with mining output up 0.4 percent but utilities production off 2.6 percent year-over-year. Read More

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The Coca-Cola Company (KO): Thoughts on the Momentum

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Inspectors halt Royal Caribbean cruise on life-saving gear

Coast Guard cited several safety concerns. She says that during a routine inspection the U.S. Coast Guard found some other technical issues that are being addressed. "They would have sunk", said a concerned passenger. At that point, the Coast Guard will conduct another inspection of the equipment. Passengers had already boarded the Majesty of the Seas when their Monday afternoon departure from Port Canaveral was delayed to the Bahamas. Read More

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Today Analysts Focus on Southwestern Energy Company (SWN), VEREIT, Inc. (VER)

Today Analysts Focus on Southwestern Energy Company (SWN), VEREIT, Inc. (VER)

According to Zacks Investment Research, based on 13 analysts' forecasts, the consensus EPS forecast for the quarter is $0.12. The stock has earnings growth of 590.20% yoy and showed a low EPS growth of -65.90% over the past five years. The consensus price target (PT) of $13.39 means that the market expects Company shares to increase by 47.1% in the short run. The mean price target is $13.39 (according to consensus of 17 analysts). Read More

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Kinder Morgan, Inc.'s (KMI)

Expected growth of Kinder Morgan, Inc. The company's quarterly performance represents an optimistic momentum of 8.86 percent, with a surge of 0.27 percent in the stock price over the last one month. (NYSE:KMI), at its latest closing price of $22.48, it has a price-to-book ratio of 1.46, compared to an industry average at 32.21. Kinder Morgan had a net margin of 5.12% and a return on equity of 4.20%. Read More

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Investor Targeted stocks: Amkor Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMKR), NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE)

BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA increased its position in shares of Amkor Technology by 46.2% in the third quarter. The 52-week low of the share price is at $4.09. The Company now has ROA (Return on Assets) of -279.4 percent, Return on Equity (ROE) of 0 Percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of -390.8% with Gross margin of 0 percent and Operating & Profit margin of 0% and 0% respectively. Read More

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Devon Energy posts Q4 profit vs. year-ago loss

Devon Energy posts Q4 profit vs. year-ago loss

The Relative Volume value measured for Devon Energy Corporation (NYSE: DVN ) is 0.74. As the past trend shows, Devon Energy Corporation's stock price has rallied after earnings in 15 of the last 28 quarters. Equities analysts forecast that Devon Energy Corporation will post ($0.13) earnings per share for the current fiscal year. The average estimate of 12 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 19 cents per share. Read More

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Russia Dismisses Reports of Contacts With Trump Campaign Before Election

Russia Dismisses Reports of Contacts With Trump Campaign Before Election

President Donald Trump has lashed out at the United States intelligence community and media after new reports of contacts between members of his team and Russian Federation. General Joseph Keith Kellogg, Jr., according to a statement from the White House. Spicer said the president was briefed on details of the missile launch in a secure location ahead of the dinner and then again after the dinner and prior to the press conference. Read More

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AIG losses widen to $3bn in Q4 as claims jump

AIG losses widen to $3bn in Q4 as claims jump

Paulson & Co. cut its stake again in American International Group, Inc. According to these analysts, the Low Revenue Estimate for American International Group, Inc.is 12.32 Billion and the High Revenue Estimate is 13.57 Billion. with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter . TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC now owns 8,186,887 shares of the insurance provider's stock valued at $485,810,000 after buying an additional 1,776,056 shares during the last quarter. Read More

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Investors Response To PepsiCo, Inc. (NYSE:PEP) Q4 Results Remain Muted

The firm owned 154,670 shares of the company's stock after selling 5,285 shares during the period. Earnings per share fell 17 percent to $0.97 from $1.17 past year. Finally, Barclays PLC began coverage on shares of Pepsico in a research report on Monday, January 9th. The 21 stock analysts following this company have an average price target at $115.25, with individual PT in the $102.00-$120.00 range. Read More

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Tata Steel workers okay pension reforms despite reduced benefits

The workers accepted the rescue deal with the company's United Kingdom arm that will tweak pension norms but will pump a guaranteed 1 billion euros into the plant. He also called on Tata to uphold its pledge to retain the two blast furnaces in Port Talbot. "Thousands of skilled jobs rely on steelmaking and the industry supports the whole United Kingdom manufacturing sector", said Hulse. Read More

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Osinbajo urges Nigerians to shun ethnic, religious biases

Osinbajo urges Nigerians to shun ethnic, religious biases

Osinbajo said: "The APC is a party of today and the future". One of the reasons for the hard times is the corruption that took place for so many years. The governor, in a statement by his special assistant on electronic media, Simeon Nwakaudu, accused the APC leaders of desperately playing anti-Rivers politics with the visit of Yemi Osinbajo . Read More

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Immigrant Raids Put Communities On Edge In Wisconsin And Beyond

Immigrant Raids Put Communities On Edge In Wisconsin And Beyond

Amid a rash of headlines about the dawn of the Trump administration's "deportation regime", ICE officials went to great lengths to stress that there were no new instructions. For example, it not only prioritizes the deportation of convicted criminals but people whose charges have not been adjudicated and others who "have committed acts that constitute a chargeable criminal offense". Read More

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