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Apple expected to launch smart speaker

Apple is trying to make augmented reality a reality with new tools for iPhones and iPads. For example, the new Siri watch face displays the information users need most throughout the day using Siri intelligence. Apple believes that its latest entrant into the smart speaker space has the potential to shake up the market in just the way the company had done with its iPods back in the 2000s. Read More »

Korea test-fires multiple ground-to-ship missiles: Seoul

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The improved range indicates the North is pursuing weapons capable of reaching USA aircraft carriers that operate from deeper positions, he said . He also said he wanted to improve relations with North Korea , which is very different to President Donald Trump's much more aggressive stance on the Pyongyang regime. Read More »

Saudi Arabia said to tell banks not to increase Qatar exposure

Throughout the interview , Sheikh Mohammed repeatedly denied that Qatar funded extremists and terrorist groups, the main reason given for this week's moves against it. But other officials in his administration sought to downplay that message and emphasize the need for regional cooperation. Oil prices dipped on renewed concerns about the efficacy of OPEC-led production cuts due to the Qatar tensions, and also over growing USA output. Read More »

Apple Unveils Kaby Lake-Equipped iMacs, $5K iMac Pro at WWDC

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The iMac range now starts at Rs. 90,900 for the 21.5-inch non-Retina model, a price drop of Rs. 1,000, though you do get newer internals. United States chipmaker AMD on Tuesday unveiled a high performance, power-efficient "Radeon Pro 500" series graphics for Apple iMac . Read More »

Who's Sitting Near Comey in the Hearing Room?

News articles previously reported that the FBI opened an investigation into Flynn's work as a paid lobbyist for Turkey during the Trump administration's transition to the White House. Comey replied that he could offer his honesty, and that when Trump said he wanted "honest loyalty", Comey paused and said: "You will get that from me". Read More »

Stocks Movements Activity: Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. (CRZO), Manitex International, Inc. (MNTX)

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KLR Group upgraded Carrizo Oil & Gas Inc (NASDAQ: CRZO ) on Monday, August 10 to "Accumulate" rating. The stock of AlarmCom Hldg Inc (NASDAQ:ALRM) has "Outperform" rating given on Friday, March 17 by Imperial Capital. 17,280 shares were sold by FISHER JOHN BRADLEY , worth $486,557. The firm earned "Positive" rating on Monday, February 6 by Susquehanna. With 58,600 avg volume, 2 days are for Connecture Incorporated (NASDAQ:CNXR)'s short sellers to cover CNXR's short positions. Read More »

ECB president sees inflation still subdued

The ECB left all benchmark interest rates on hold following the latest Council meeting with the main refi rate remaining at 0.0% and the deposit rate at -0.40%. As of 1252 BST euro/dollar was down 0.25% to 1.1234. "We consider that risks to the growth outlook are now broadly balanced", he told reporters in the Estonian capital of Talinn, in a widely expected move. Read More »

US Bonds Soften After Rising Earlier After ECB Rate News

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As the central bank has insisted that the bond purchase scheme would have to cease before rates are hiked, some analysts believe it could take years before the first rate increase is realized. The measure pumps newly printed money into the economy in an effort to raise inflation toward the bank's goal of just under 2 percent considered best for the economy. Read More »

(XOM) Shares Sold by New England Research & Management Inc

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During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.43 earnings per share. About 3.19 million shares traded. It has underperformed by 25.78% the S&P500. Royal Bank of Canada set a $95.00 price target on shares of Exxon Mobil and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a report on Wednesday, February 1st. Naked Brand Group Inc. Read More »

Is BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT) Fairly Valued?

Its down 0.85% from 3.91 million shares previously. $1.00M worth of BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT ) was sold by Thompson Thomas Nichols on Wednesday, March 15. Ccm Advisers Limited Liability reported 0.08% of its portfolio in BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT ). EPS in next five year years is expected to touch 5.58% while EPS growth in past 5 year was 8.70% along with sales growth of 0.50% in the last five years. Read More »

United Kingdom poll: Odds favour May, Tories despite Labour surge

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May says the Conservatives will build a "stronger, fairer and more prosperous Britain", while Corbyn says he would govern "for the many, not the few". "Wouldn't it be great if on Friday we woke up to. a Labour government that will be a government for all of our communities across the whole of the country, to deliver that social justice that we all crave?" he said. Read More »

Checking the Overall Picture for The Charles Schwab Corporation (SCHW)

About 289 shares traded. Charles Schwab Corp (NYSE:SCHW) last posted its earnings results on Tuesday, April 18th. It has outperformed by 15.41% the S&P500. King Luther Mgmt invested in 0.51% or 1.07 million shares. The financial services provider reported $0.39 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.37 by $0.02. Read More »

European Central Bank keeps stimulus in place

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Against this backdrop, the European Central Bank is widely expected to keep policy unchanged on Thursday, including its €2.3 trillion bond-buying programme and sub-zero interest rates, despite resistance from cash-rich Germany. therefore carries the risk of a painful washout that will reward gamma longs, particularly given the low bar of multi-year lows on 1M ATMs at 6.9 that carry virtually no cushion over trailing realized vols. Read More »

United Kingdom election: Britain goes to the polls

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A woman sits outside the Anglesea Arms pub, set up as a polling station, in London Thursday, as Britain holds a general election . She has portrayed Corbyn as the weak and hapless leader of a spendthrift party that would hit voters with a "tax bombshell", crash the economy and flounder in the Brexit negotiations. Read More »

India must be ruthless in finishing games off-Kohli

Unfortunately, showers are expected throughout the day so don't be surprised if you have yet another frustrating day when cricket is compromised. Playing in his final first-class season, Sangakkara has been in sublime form for Surrey with four centuries in county cricket. Read More »

The Hargreaves Lansdown PLC (HL) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages

The original version of this piece can be accessed at https://www.themarketsdaily.com/2017/06/07/non-standard-finance-plcs-nsf-buy-rating-reiterated-at-shore-capital-updated-updated-updated.html. The company was maintained on Tuesday, June 21 by Panmure Gordon. Beaufort Securities reissued a buy rating on shares of Pennon Group plc in a report on Friday, February 10th. Read More »

Eurozone growth at 2-year high but European Central Bank set to hold fire

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It held Thursday's meeting in Tallinn, Estonia , one of the occasional meetings held away from the bank's Frankfurt headquarters to underline its identity as a multinational institution. They expect it to start tapering the size of the monthly purchases in early 2018 until they are ended in mid-year or later. As the European Central Bank is fully aware of current overly optimistic market stance I believe that they will give their best to once again highlight that they have no intention of ... Read More »

Oil dips as global fuel markets remain oversupplied

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Crude prices on Tuesday may also have been buoyed by a Bloomberg survey showing that US crude inventories probably declined by 3.25 million barrels last week; also, contango, whereby the near-term contract trades at a discount to those for expiration later, narrowed between the July and August WTI crude contracts, thus contributing to bullish sentiment. Read More »

British police name third suspect in London Bridge attack

Saturday night's rampage, in which three men drove into pedestrians on London Bridge before slitting throats and stabbing people in the bustling Borough Market area, was Britain's third Islamist attack in as many months. Zaghba was "not a police or MI5 subject of interest", the police said in a statement , but according to Italian newspaper Corriere della Sera , Italian intelligence had tipped off their British counterparts about his presence and frequent travels. Read More »

Trump Taps 11 in Latest Round of Judicial Nominations

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Circuit Court of Appeals. To view the full article, register now. The state Supreme Court Justice Allison H. Eid has been nominated by the president for the position. Bibas directs the university's Supreme Court Clinic, which is "one of the nation's leading experts in criminal law and procedure". The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals handles appeals from federal courts in the Dakotas, Arkansas, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri and Nebraska. Read More »

Global Salinometers Market 2017 Industry Development Trends and Forecast 2021

In addition, the overall market potential is further described in the report along with different countries around the globe. The company profiles comprise basic views on key players in the Smart Homes and Buildings market and the product portfolios, developments, and strategies adopted by market players to maintain and increase their market shares in the near future. Read More »

UK Election Arrives After May Sees Lead Over Corbyn Shrink

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Polling stations opened at 7am amid tight security nationwide after two Islamist attacks killed 30 people in Manchester and London in less than two weeks, thrusting the issue of how to counter militant violence to the top of the agenda in the closing stages of the campaign. Read More »