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Japan Has Surprise Trade Deficit in May on Energy Import Jump

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Japan's politically sensitive surplus with the United States rose 19.0 percent to 411 billion yen as exports increased 11.6 percent. The Japanese yen traded lower after the release, with the US dollar gaining 0.2% to ¥110.92. In terms of volume, imports rose 5.4 percent in May from a year ago, the third consecutive month of gains in a sign of growing demand. Consumption has been a soft spot in Japan's otherwise strengthening economy, with its weakness blamed for keeping inflation subdued ... Read More »

Why DC and Maryland attorneys general are suing President Trump

Frosh of Maryland and Karl A. Racine of Washington - both Democrats - will file the lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Maryland on Monday, officials said . Trump himself has called the earlier lawsuit about the emoluments issue "without merit, totally without merit". Payments to the president's enterprises from foreign and domestic governments through his hospitality empire draw business away from Maryland and D.C. Read More »

Britain to hold 2-year legislative session

In his Sunday Times article, David Jones, warns against that approach. The center-left Social Democrat strongly criticized May's Conservatives , saying that they " played with the emotions of citizens in Britain , told fake news about Europe and left people unclear about what consequences this would all have". Read More »

German minister sees hope of 'soft' Brexit, with conditions

We need a transitional arrangement to get from where we are now to whatever future arrangements we agree with the EU . Britain and the European Union begin tough Brexit talks on Monday, trying to complete one of the most complex negotiations in history in less than two years. Read More »

Trump signs order expanding labor apprenticeships

The move, he has said, will allow the nation to expand the number of " earn while you learn " opportunities to up to five million people over the next five years. About 95 percent of employers say they're having difficulty finding skilled and available workers, according to a recent survey by Business Roundtable. Read More »

Britain eyes Brexit deal 'like no other in history'

The government has developed a strategy of "hard Brexit" to cut the numbers of immigrants arriving from the EU at the expense of Britain's membership of the European single market and customs union. The government is due to present its programme at the opening of parliament on Wednesday, which will be followed by a key confidence vote days later. Read More »

Britain and EU launch Brexit talks in Brussels

Her spokesman said Britain would not change its stance on Brexit, though May told her lawmakers she would seek a broader consensus in the party on her approach. Mr Davis added: "There has been a huge amount of work across Whitehall to prepare us for these talks and make sure we get the best possible deal". A deal like no other in history. Read More »

Amazon-Whole Foods Tie-Up Could Shake Up Canadian Supermarkets

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German discounters Aldi and Lidl are battling Wal-Mart, which controls 22 percent of the US grocery market, with each vowing to undercut whatever price the others offer. Whole Foods accounts for just 1.2 percent of the USA food and grocery market share, while Amazon has just 0.2 percent, according to research firm GlobalData Retail. Read More »

Hortonworks (HDP) Earns News Impact Rating of 0.04

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The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website . By reviewing stock prices from the stock market history of the company and examining its analysts ratings can give an investment picture with updated information of stock which helps investors to make investing decision. Read More »

Schaeuble "confident" of Greece securing funds

Such a level of clarity would allow Greek bonds to be included in the European Central Bank's (ECB) quantitative easing (QE), allowing Greece to re-enter market in more confidence. With AIP, the release of IMF funds would be contingent on policy implementation and receipt of debt relief assurances so that debt can be deemed sustainable. Read More »

Mamata Banerjee trying to divert our movement: GJM chief

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The violence prompted the government to call a peace meeting with all Hills parties in Siliguri on June 22, but GJM president Bimal Gurung stepped up the ante, asking every Gorkha family to come out against the administration. The officials claimed that almost 36 of the security personnel were injured while trying to contain the violence, and denied that they opened fire at the protesters. Read More »

UPS employee kills three at San Francisco package facility

Still, Cilia says Lam wasn't angry, and he could not understand why he would open fire on his colleagues at a morning meeting on Wednesday. Lam asked to be relieved of working any more overtime, but Celia stated that he had not seemed to be angry at what happened and he said he did not understand why Lam chose to open fire on Wednesday morning and shoot his fellow employees. Read More »

Oil Sinks To November Lows On Shock US Gasoline Build

This suggests global oversupply will persist for a while. In the United States, which is not participating in any deal to hold back production, oil output has risen over 10 per cent over the past year to 9.3 million bpd, and the Energy Information Administration (EIA) expects that figure to rise above 10 million bpd in 2018. Read More »

Jordan Spieth excited about closing stages of US Open at Erin Hills

Tommy Fleetwood suffered a final-hole mishap that left him scrambling for a bogey and dropping out of the joint-lead he had shared with Harman - instead posting a four-under 68 to lie one back after 54 holes. "When you give us soft greens, good greens and not much wind, you know there are going to be some good scores". Still, he was pleased overall on a day when only 11 players topped his 69. Read More »

Champions Trophy Final: Amir removes Rohit in first over

Pakistan lost to India by 124 runs in their tournament starter at Birmingham before gathering momentum with wins against South Africa and Sri Lanka before completely outplaying tournament favourites England and India in the semis and the final. Read More »

Diageo plc (DGE) Given "Buy" Rating at Shore Capital

On Friday, May 20 the stock rating was initiated by Deutsche Bank with "Buy". In other news, insider Ruth Prior purchased 33,612 shares of the company's stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, April 11th. Somerset Trust Company has 2,425 shares. Commonwealth Savings Bank Of has 45,555 shares. Blair William Il owns 13,364 shares. About 2.56 million shares traded. Read More »

Macron's En Marche poised for big win in French parliamentary poll

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The Socialists dominated the outgoing assembly with 314 seats but were heavily defeated in the presidential race amid the unpopularity of former president Francois Hollande , and could win as few as 20 seats this time. Macron wants to use his mandate to strip away some labor protections to encourage hiring and to toughen security. Interior Ministry data showed turnout was 35.33 percent at 5 p.m. Read More »

Bodies found in search of collision damaged USA destroyer

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USS Fitzgerald collided with ACX Crystal, a merchant vessel registered in the Philippines, at around 2:30 a.m. local time, about 56 nautical miles southwest of Yokosuka , Japan. "You can't see most of the damage, the damage is mostly underneath the waterline, and it's a large gash near the keel of the ship", he said. Seven sailors were missing when the 29,000-ton 22-meter container ship ACX Crystal collided with the much smaller than the 8,315-ton USS Fitzgerald Navy destroyer. Read More »

If Trump Cans Mueller, Here's How It Will Go Down

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Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein says he has seen no evidence of good cause to fire the special prosecutor overseeing the Russian Federation investigation. "I think it'd be a disaster". 2 official at Justice, also promised that the special counsel, former FBI Director Robert S. Mueller III, would have the independence to pursue the investigation as he saw fit. Read More »

Airbus Unveils Upgraded Version Of A380 Superjumbo

The A380Plus, which was unveiled ahead of the Paris Airshow, boasts a new wing design meant to improve aerodynamics. "The A380plus is an efficient way to offer even better economics and improved operational performance at the same time", said Airbus COO for customers John Leahy. Read More »

Shire PLC (SHP) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Deutsche Bank AG

About shares traded. Novo Nordisk A S (ADR) (NYSE:NVO) has declined 23.93% since June 16, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Mitsubishi Ufj Holdings holds 0.24% or 1,340 shares in its portfolio. GSK's profit will be $1.72B for 15.34 P/E if the $0.71 EPS becomes a reality. This is a boost from GlaxoSmithKline PLC's previous quarterly dividend of $0.46. Read More »

Why Fed rate hikes are raising anxieties

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Fed leaders suggested they still expect to raise rates again later in the year. "And until better data is forthcoming, we think the Treasury market will continue to trade as if the Fed is making a policy error". The Fed upgraded its forecast for USA economic growth this year and said the labor market would improve. The dollar reversal had an important impact in undermining gold prices with a sharp reversal following the decision. Read More »

US civil rights groups worry anti-Muslim sentiment is fueling right-wing extremism

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Here's what that sounded like. In New York, protesters attempted to drown out the chanting of the anti-Sharia march by sounding air horns and banging pots and pans. JOSEPH: If anybody can save us from becoming a nation more torn than we already are, it's him. It said sharia justifies the oppression of women and homosexuality, and advocates female genital mutilation. Read More »