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Interest rates - what today's no-change decision means for your investments

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Tom Stevenson, investment director for personal investing at Fidelity International, explains: "Until a few weeks ago, a further quarter point rate hike to 0.75% looked nearly guaranteed". First-quarter economic growth was a disappointing 0.1%, and the Office for National Statistics (ONS) said the bad weather wasn't to blame. "But while it held fire this month, we can not yet rule out further rate rises in the near to medium-term". Read More »

LG Enables Google Assistant On 2018 OLED, Super UHD AI TVs

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Renaming Google Research into Google AI is a specific change that brings a division whose name might have previously had more general and academic connotations ("research") into one that is now named much more specifically, and with an end product in mind ("AI"). Read More »

Co-founder Sachin Bansal quits Flipkart following Wallmart takeover

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Sales growth outside the U.S. once topped more than 10 per cent annually, adjusted for currency moves, but it's less than half that now as sluggish economies, store closures and fierce competition have taken their toll. The deal also calls for Walmart to invest $2bn in equity funding into Flipkart . A few hours after the Walmart-Flipkart deal was announced , Punit Soni, one of Flipkart's most high profile hires from Silicon Valley who was taken in as Chief Product Officer and quit in just ... Read More »

Oil market points to 'tighter for longer' as Trump ditches Iran deal

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Analysts said widening of positions by participants amid pick up in demand at the spot market against tight stocks position on restricted supplies from producing regions mainly kept crude palm oil prices higher at futures trade. That made Iran the third-biggest exporter of crude within the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, behind Saudi Arabia and Iraq. Some traders, however, are becoming cautious about ever higher oil prices. Read More »

Oil prices swing wildly after Trump announces exit from Iran deal

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Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, who has been in power since 1989 and outranks the elected president, had said Iran would "shred" the deal if the U.S. "However, the U.S. will lose in the end". "They have no shame". He also described Trump's decision as "silly", "impudent" and "worthless". "The deal is not dead. Read More »

Rockets, Warriors advance to Western Conference finals

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They know the conference finals will be a bigger challenge. Paul told ESPN after starring in the Rockets ' 112-102 win in Tuesday night's Game 5 to eliminate the Utah Jazz . Heading into the final quarter, it was Utah in front, 78-75. After all, Houston had largely dominated the second-round series, star rookie Donovan Mitchell was scuffling and Ricky Rubio and Dante Exum were both on the shelf with hamstring injuries. Read More »

Walmart to acquire 77 per cent stake in Flipkart

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Flipkart's other existing investors include venture capital firm Accel Partners, New York-based investment firm Tiger Global and South African tech conglomerate Naspers. Flipkart was the first e-commerce store to selling books. "Both have their own sizeable cash reserves, and the outcome in India will determine the access to its growing middle class consumers for dominance, outside of the U.S.", said , Adrian Lee, Research Director, Gartner. Read More »

Philadelphia 76ers: 3 ways to overcome 3-0 deficit against Celtics

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The Celtics can finish "the process" in Game 4 tomorrow by eliminating a Sixers team that Las Vegas continues to list as the favorite. The Celtics already have a roster to compete, and still might improve anyway. The Sixers now face the daunting task of trying to do what no other team has ever done: Rally out of a 3-0 hole. McConnell into the starting lineup in place of forward Robert Covington . Read More »

Mesut Ozil left frustrated after Arsenal fall short in Madrid

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Arsenal are informing Arsene Wenger's potential replacements that they will have £200million at their disposal to spend on transfers. It's sad, but all love stories come to an end and they do not always finish well. "It's also my opportunity to say thank you to those who were so faithful. These are crocodile tears I'm seeing from the player, he's not conning me". Read More »

Gerrard's First Manager Job Confirmed

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Rangers have dealt with some financial problems in recent years and slipped behind its biggest rival Celtic F.C.in the pecking order of Scottish soccer. Gerrard will complete his duties at Liverpool before starting a rebuilding project at Rangers in the summer transfer window in order to close the gap on Scottish champions Celtic, managed by Gerrard's former boss Brendan Rodgers . Read More »

Twitter tells users to change passwords after bug

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We fixed the bug and have no indication of a breach or misuse by anyone. Another fact that might be of effect is that Twitter found the bug itself, removed any unhashed passwords , and fixed the bug to stop such an event happening again. Read More »

Karthik overpowers Dhoni's CSK

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Narine was adjudged Man-of-the-Match for his all-round show - 32 runs and 2/20 - as KKR secured a six-wicket victory with 14 balls to spare. The 22-year-old finished with a spell of 1-26 from four overs in the match which the two-time champions won by 13 runs. Read More »

Tesla delivers surprise earnings with a lower cash burn

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Precision will be the key focus of the production strategy, where by lower tolerances will make the model 3 build precision ten times better than any vehicle in the world. And Musk has another reason for optimism: he has gone through all of this before. Musk cut off analysts' queries about the company's capital requirements and whether it was retaining Model 3 reservation holders, calling the questions "so dry" and "not cool". Read More »

These new iPhone X wallpapers are ideal for showing off the notch

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Barclays maintained its Equal Weight rating on Apple shares but still raised its target price to $161 from $157. Counterpoint Research associate director Tarun Pathak said the increased installed base of iPhones on-year in double digits to around 7 million as of December 2017 was a good sign for Apple given the fact that stickiness and aspirational value of the brand will drive upgrades. Read More »

Tiger Woods reveals his new TW Phase 1 irons with TaylorMade

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The encore to past year can not be measured because Thomas still has the more important half of the season ahead of him, which includes three majors and the FedEx Cup playoffs. He has good vibes at Quail Hollow having captured his first major championship there last August at the USPGA Championship. The 2017 PGA champion Justin Thomas will tee off at 7 a.m. Read More »

Justify draws number seven for Kentucky Derby

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Justify is 3-0 in his brief career, winning by a combined 19 lengths. If Mendelssohn can pull off a victory at Churchill Downs , it would be the first European trained horse to win the big race. "You've got Calumet Farm, and it would be something to put them back out", Lukas added. After a successful run in the quarterhorse ranks, Baffert switched to thoroughbreds. Read More »

Paul Park oil refinery

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Sprint fell 13.1 percent and T-Mobile edged 2.8 percent lower. ( NYSE : MRO ) will report sales of $1.29 billion for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks reports. The stock trading in Wall Street is very risky game without knowledge. The general volume in the last trading session was 5,060,767 shares. Moreover, Iowa State Bank has 2.99% invested in the company for 94,171 shares. Read More »

Teachers in Colorado and Arizona strike over low salaries

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They highlighted long-standing funding problems and potential changes to the state's public employee pension program now being debated by the legislature. "What students have the opportunity to see Thursday, and potentially more days, are educators willing to put their job on the line for them ", Thomas said. Read More »

Amazon Boosts Price Of Prime To $120, Citing Higher Delivery Costs

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Prime subscribers spend nearly twice as much on Amazon - $1,300 per year on average - compared to about $700 for non-Prime members, according to Consumer Intelligence Research Partners. "We will continue to invest in India where we are seeing great progress with both sellers and customers". In India, Amazon Internet Services, the reseller for AWS, gained $99 million in revenue previous year. Read More »

Asda and Sainsbury's Agree to Merger Deal in UK

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Richard Lim, the chief executive of research group Retail Economics, described the deal as a "game changer" in the industry. Both the Sainsbury's and Asda brands would be maintained, with a "complementary network" of more than 2,800 Sainsbury's, Asda and Argos stores and a combined 47 million customer transactions per week. Read More »