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Pyongyang accuses Central Intelligence Agency of assassination plot against Kim Jong

The North's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) said Kim visited military detachments on Jangjae and Mu islets and was briefed on the "recent movements of the enemy". Chinese state media calls for North Korea to dismantle its nuclear program were "a wanton violation of the independent and legitimate rights, dignity and supreme interests" of North Korea and constituted "an undisguised threat to an honest-minded neighboring country which has a long history and tradition of friendship", KCNA said. Read More »

Federal Budget: How Australians will be hit by big new taxes

It is thought to be a bid to bury the disastrous 2014 Budget once and for all, the Budget where former Treasurer Joe Hockey infamously declared "the age of entitlement is over". The government is also restoring the pensioner concession card to people that were hit by the pension assets test change this year. There's some tax breaks for first-home buyers and a new tax on foreign investors but this is really fiddling at the edges. Read More »

Australia's "responsible" federal budget unlikely to lose government voters

The federal government and Australia's five largest banks are on a collision course, with Treasurer Scott Morrison demanding they "pony up" for budget fix and the banks threatening to hit households with higher costs. Bligh said there were three groups of stakeholders who would end up bearing the cost of the levy - borrowers, depositors or shareholders. So far, the chief executive officers of the banks are yet to comment publicly. Read More »

China: Producer Price Inflation for April Falls More Than Expected

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China will on Wednesday release April figures for consumer and producer prices, highlighting a modest day for Asia-Pacific economic activity. The CSI300 index rose 0.4 percent, to 3,366.66 points at the end of the morning session, while the Shanghai Composite Index gained 0.3 percent, to 3,088.63 points. Read More »

Gold edges lower as safe-haven demand fades

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Wall Street looked set to open modestly lower as index futures, including those on the S&P 500, which earlier hit a record high, reversed direction and fell. Yields on lower-rated southern European government debt, seen most vulnerable to a reduction in the pace or scale of the ECB stimulus that has suppressed borrowing costs, rose. Read More »

Warren Buffett Says Berkshire Hathaway Stock May Start Paying Dividends

Buffett also criticized Wells Fargo's leadership Saturday for lackluster handling of a firm-wide sales scandal that affected thousands of customers across the U.S. It's hard to say exactly how much Berkshire Hathaway would benefit from a major tax cut. Berkshire Hathaway Vice Chairman Charlie Munger says the USA healthcare system is "ridiculous" in its complexity. Read More »

Ivanka Trump's tips for women at work

Beyond that, there's a lot of murkiness in the fact that #WomenWhoWork was once the property of Ivanka Trump, the brand, and is now being peddled by Ivanka Trump , the person who wishes to detach herself from that brand. Or so the New York Times reports in a profile of the First Daughter published on Tuesday morning. Perhaps Penguin Random House decided it was too much work to change the text from present to past tense, but this language fuels a feeling that Trump's business and her ... Read More »

Electoral Map Was Key to Trump's New Stance on NAFTA

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President Donald Trump hedged his agreement to renegotiate - rather than exit NAFTA - with a warning to Canada and Mexico yesterday that the United States will jettison the trade accord if there is no "fair deal". Nafta erased most trade and tariff barriers between the neighbours, but Trump and other critics have blamed it for deep U.S. job cuts. The White House plans to "pull the trigger" early next week to formally begin renegotiation of the trade agreement, a senior administration ... Read More »

BMO Capital Markets Reiterates $5.00 Price Target for Noble Co. (NE)

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The relative volume of the stock is 1.98, while its market cap is $13.46 Billion. Over the past twelve months, Noble Energy, Inc. Investors measure stock performance on the basis of a company's earnings power. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 4th. Noble Energy Inc now has $13.57B valuation. COPYRIGHT VIOLATION NOTICE: This piece of content was first reported by Markets Daily and is owned by of Markets Daily. Read More »

CBL & Associates Properties Inc. Posted losses of -1.08% in the Last Trade

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If the share price is now hovering near the 52 week low and the value is achieved in the current past then it can suggest that the price of the shares is likely to go up. CBL & Associates Properties, Inc.is a self-managed, self-administered, integrated real estate investment trust. Rhumbline Advisers has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in CBL & Associates Properties, Inc. Read More »

10 people nominated by Trump to federal bench

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, among other roles after graduating from Northwestern University School of Law. He graduated from the University of MI with bachelor's and law degrees. Wilder was appointed to the Michigan Court of Appeals in December 1998 by then-Gov. "I don't think judges are a policy-making branch of the government". Read More »

Investors treat Warren Buffett like a celebrity

But he also said it would be a " terrible mistake " if capital allocation were not the "main talent" of his successor. For instance, at the regulated utilities Berkshire owns, any benefit from a tax cut will be passed on to customers through lower rates. Read More »

News Corp quarterly revenue beats estimates

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The Rupert Murdoch-controlled media giant says revenue for the three months to March 31 from digital property services, including realestate.com.au, rose 13 per cent compared to the prior corresponding period. While News Corp's earnings are still under pressure amid print advertising declines, they have been stabilizing with continued cost-cutting efforts and investments in the company's digital businesses to boost margins. Read More »

Marcus Rashford's exploits prompt Jesse Lingard to label him "amazing"

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Marcus Rashford's free-kick gave United victory in Spain, along with an away goal to take back to Old Trafford for next Thursday's second leg. Mourinho added that the tie still remains open despite the number of chances United had to score before half-time, with Rashford, Jesse Lingard and Henrikh Mkhitaryan all missing decent opportunities. Read More »

Ducks @ Oilers Game 3 RECAP: Dangle. Snipe. Celly

It's kind of like they, along with the media judging from its pregame coverage, forgot that the Oilers are more than just McDavid. "So we've got to initiate much better". Anytime (the review) goes longer and longer, you get more and more nervous. If the Oilers win, Mayor Tait will hang a poster from Edmonton's tourism agency, Explore Edmonton, in Anaheim City Hall, encouraging Anaheim residents to visit the natural beauty and culture of North America's largest northernmost metropolis. Read More »

Google Cloud, Google Sales, Made For Strong Alphabet Q1

Ruth Porat, CFO of Alphabet , said , "Our excellent results represent a terrific start to 2017, with revenues up 22 percent versus the first quarter of 2016 and 24 percent on a constant currency basis". "Look, these types of issues are not new for us", he said. The change resulted in "a modest increase" in paid clicks along with a modest decrease in cost-per-click. Read More »

Notable Stock Analysts Ratings Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO)

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With 17.62 million avg volume, 2 days are for Cisco Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ:CSCO)'s short sellers to cover CSCO's short positions. Pinnacle Limited Company has invested 0% in Cisco Systems , Inc. On 9/9/2016 Cisco Systems announced a quarterly dividend of $0.26 3.31% with an ex dividend date of 10/3/2016 which will be payable on 10/26/2016. Read More »

Puerto Rico governor seeks Title III bankruptcy for public debt

Holders of Puerto Rican sales tax-backed debt sued the U.S. territory in the early hours of Tuesday morning, alleging its debt-cutting plans violate the U.S. The process will give Puerto Rico the legal ability to impose drastic discounts on creditor recoveries, but could also spook investors and prolong the island's lack of access to debt markets. Read More »

Republicans Take Cover After Trump 'Shutdown' Tweet

Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer of NY said the spending agreement came from a "bipartisan negotiation", adding, "The leaders - Democrat, Republican, House and Senate - work well together". "This really helps it", he says. Republicans are right that the bill finally breaks the Obama -era rule that every defense dollar be matched by a domestic-spending dollar. Read More »

Trump moving to slash budget for White House 'drug czar

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Chris Christie , who's leading a new commission to combat the opioid drug crisis, said this morning that he doesn't believe proposed Republican cuts to drug control efforts will actually occur in the end. Lawrence County, Westchester County, Broome County and Ulster County. HIDTA Drug Intelligence Officers in each area are constantly gathering and sharing information to assess drug trafficking patterns, and developing strategies to address the unique needs of each area. Read More »

Warren Buffett says people who lose their jobs have become 'roadkill'

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has tried to smooth the way for foreign investors such as Buffett, but there are still many hurdles standing in their way. Buffett said his federal income taxes would have gone down 17 percent previous year if the GOP bill was in effect. "If you go to a dentist, if you hire a plumber, in all the professions, there is value added by the professionals as a group compared to doing it yourself or just randomly picking laymen", Buffett said. Read More »