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Finance Powell sworn in as Fed chief pledging to explain policy moves
Author: 0 Powell sworn in as Fed chief pledging to explain policy moves

Yellen, also said he was committed to "explaining what we're doing and why we are doing it" as the central bank works to sustain the ongoing economic recovery and oversee some of the nation's largest financial institutions. In a video message, Powell pledged to support continued economic growth and a healthy job market while remaining "vigilant" to any emerging economic risks.

Finance United States stocks fall most in six years, rout spreads globally
Author: 0 United States stocks fall most in six years, rout spreads globally

Given the strength of the USA economy, the rise in yields to date has been quite modest and is likely to remain so. The stock market has been unusually calm for more than a year. Rory McPherson, head of investment strategy at Psgima IM, said investors should expect more volatile markets heading into 2018, as this is the first year where the marginal buyer of bonds is not a central bank .

Finance Rift in Nagaland BJP over seat sharing
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Finally, breaking the silence, as many as 22 candidates filed their nomination papers on Tuesday to contest the ensuing Assembly Polls in Nagaland. The list of candidates, released by AICC, incharge for the Central election committee Oscar Fernandes, includes names of W kholio kapfo from Dimapur I, khaminlung Tunglong from Dimapur III, Nahgavito Sumi from Ghaspani I, Nagakul Tase from Southern Angami, Dr Imavati Jamir from Aonglenden, It zung from Bhandari, Naowang konyat from Izit, Lanpha ...

Finance BP disappoints City despite surge in profits
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Non-operating items in the fourth quarter, which are excluded from underlying profit, included a $0.9 billion charge for United States tax changes and a $1.7 billion post-tax charge relating to a further provision for claims associated with the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

Finance Million predicted in Greek demo over Macedonia name row
Author: 0 Million predicted in Greek demo over Macedonia name row

Two rival protests have erupted in the Greek capital over the name of neighboring Macedonia, with anarchist counter-protesters clashing with riot police. Macedonia argues that its citizens have ancestral history that goes back to the kingdom of Macedon and therefore, is a logical name to keep. "It's only Greece and Macedonia - to overthrow the anti-Greek government to stop their anti-Greek plans from passing".

Finance Tesco appoints Charles Wilson as United Kingdom chief
Author: 0 Tesco appoints Charles Wilson as United Kingdom chief

The highly regarded Booker boss will become chief executive of Tesco's United Kingdom and Ireland retail and wholesale operations, replacing Matt Davies who is leaving the group at the end of April. The Tesco group chief executive, Dave Lewis, said Wilson was "ideally suited" to lead the United Kingdom and Ireland business in the next phase of Tesco's turnaround.

Finance CBS, Viacom officially consider merger
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Reports that CBS and Viacom might combine have not been a hit with Wall Street analysts particularly those that follow CBS. "There can be no assurance that this process will result in a transaction or on what terms any transaction may occur".

Finance Amazon working towards creating a healthcare firm
Author: 0 Amazon working towards creating a healthcare firm

With about 151 million non-elderly people, employer-sponsored coverage is the largest part of the U.S. health insurance market. Can a legendary investor, the king of on-line retail and a Wall Street financier find a cure for what ails America's health care system? The not-for-profit startup will - at least in the beginning - focus on developing technology to deliver "simplified, high-quality and transparent healthcare" to the companies' employees.

Finance U.S. stocks post weekly loss amid data, earnings
Author: 0 U.S. stocks post weekly loss amid data, earnings

Average hourly earnings for USA workers were 2.9 percent higher in January than the previous year, the fastest annual increase in years. "It's the 10-year going up because the market sees inflation going up". The euro declined 0.1 percent to $1.2492. "It doesn't have to be Armageddon, but it certainly has been an extended streak without even a 5 percent correction in the market".

Finance Winter weather advisory issued for Super Bowl Sunday
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That said, even metro Richmond could see a brief wintry mix for an hour or two early Sunday morning before a changeover to rain. A winter weather advisory will be in effect from 10 a.m.to 4 p.m. Snow showers are forecast to continue late Sunday as well and temperatures are expected to drop back into the teens. Temperatures will begin to warm above freezing by mid-morning allowing a transition to rain for the remainder of the day.

Finance United Arab Emirates opens world's longest zip line
Author: 0 United Arab Emirates opens world's longest zip line

A 42-year-old Asian man died and two others sustained injuries in Ras Al Khaimah vehicle accident on Thursday night. "The Ras Al Khaimah zipline is being operated by Toroverde Ras Al Khaimah, the world's most experienced zipline managers".

Finance Unusual Volume Spikes For: Alibaba Group Holding Limited (BABA)
Author: 0 Unusual Volume Spikes For: Alibaba Group Holding Limited (BABA)

The stock decreased 4.35% or $2.17 during the last trading session, reaching $47.7. 18,591,360 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 22,438,359. The companies could not get approval from the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States, a Treasury Department-run multi-agency panel that evaluates foreign acquisitions of USA companies for national security concerns.

Finance Fed Lowers The Boom On Wells Fargo As Yellen Exits
Author: 0 Fed Lowers The Boom On Wells Fargo As Yellen Exits

It has underperformed by 5.42% the S&P500. The firm has "Sector Weight" rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets given on Tuesday, January 2. The institutional investor held 89,853 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $6.63M, up from 80,048 at the end of the previous reported quarter.

Author: 0 Valero Energy Corp (NYSE:VLO) Q3 2017 Sentiment

Now let's take a look at how the fundamentals are stacking up for Valero Energy Corp ( VLO ). Willingdon Wealth Management purchased a new position in Valero Energy during the third quarter worth about $100,000. According to the most recent data, Valero Energy Corporation has a 52-week high of $99.95 and a 52-week low of $60.69. (NYSE:VLO) opened at $94.69 on Friday.

Finance Someone Tell Trump He Just Jinxed the Black Unemployment Rate
Author: 0 Someone Tell Trump He Just Jinxed the Black Unemployment Rate

He spoke for the poorest and most vulnerable among us, who are the chief victims of the Democrats' determination to welcome millions upon millions of illegal aliens, who are mainly low wage laborers and who include predatory criminals, to pour into our country; to defy federal law with their "sanctuary" states and cities, and to effectively declare our border and immigration policies null and void.

Finance Sensex tanks almost 500 points, Nifty below 10900 on LTCG tax woes
Author: 0 Sensex tanks almost 500 points, Nifty below 10900 on LTCG tax woes

The Nifty 50 was below 10,900-mark to trade at 10,826.50, down by 190.40 points, or 1.72 per cent. Stock markets also took a hit after Fitch Ratings said weak public finances constrain India's sovereign ratings. If these domestic factors were at play, there was no support from the global markets either. Investors were disappointed with LTCG coming in over and above STT.

Finance McDonald's earnings and sales beat expectations
Author: 0 McDonald's earnings and sales beat expectations

This article is being republished as part of our daily reproduction of WSJ.com articles that also appeared in the US print edition of The Wall Street Journal (January 31, 2018). Investors of record on Thursday, March 1st will be given a dividend of $1.01 per share. The stock's quarterly performance represents optimistic momentum of 4.29 percent.

Finance Fernando Alonso joins Toyota for WEC in 2018
Author: 0 Fernando Alonso joins Toyota for WEC in 2018

His WEC debut will be at Spa-Francorchamps in May, though his eyes are set on the prize of the 24 Hours of Le Mans . Furthermore, the Spaniard had also completed testing under Toyota Gazoo Racing with their top-flight LMP1 auto. He continued, "It is a big challenge-much can go wrong-but I am ready, prepared, and looking forward to the fight". Alonso, who will drive in WEC for the Toyota Gazoo Racing team, said: 'I've never been shy about my aim of winning the Triple Crown.

Finance Not done 'intentionally': Apple on older iPhones slowdown
Author: 0 Not done 'intentionally': Apple on older iPhones slowdown

The report indicates that the investigation is still in the early stages, but the government is starting to look into whether Apple violated securities laws in how it informed consumers about the update that slowed down aging iPhones . Apple Insider reported . Testing by Geekbench's John Poole seemed to corroborate those claims - the benchmark developer found a correlation between hardware slowdows, battery wear and iOS version.

Finance Why on-air salary review won't satisfy BBC women
Author: 0 Why on-air salary review won't satisfy BBC women

On Wednesday MP Maria Miller said that the BBC had not inspired "confidence" or provided "reassurance" that issues of equal pay were being dealt with in the "long term". "We received a response from the BBC yesterday and are now in the process of analysing it before we take any further action", a spokeswoman said about Gracie, in a statement to the Press Association.

Finance U.S. shares fall for second consecutive day
Author: 0 U.S. shares fall for second consecutive day

THE QUOTE: "The markets have turned around", said Erik Davidson, chief investment officer for Wells Fargo Private Bank. Experts believe the Fed will likely raise the federal funds rate again in March, with the March meeting followed by new economic projections and a press conference.

Finance Samsung is making processors for cryptocurrency mining
Author: 0 Samsung is making processors for cryptocurrency mining

Samsung overtook Intel previous year to become the world's biggest chipmaker. According to Samsung , it has leapt to boost production of computer chips used to mine virtual currencies like bitcoin , thus responding to the increasing demand, though there are a few voices noting that mining chips sales are unlikely to evolve into a big revenue stream for the tech company.

Finance Stefanik not onboard train that struck garbage truck
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Rep. Jason Lewis of Minnesota was taken to the hospital for a potential concussion. I am ok and am thankful for the first responders for their quick action. Congressman Walter Jones said he was not on the train, but in Greenville today. Images on social media show damage to the front of the train, but it is important to note that the train itself did not derail.

Finance Fujifilm says to slash 10000 jobs at Fuji Xerox subsidiary
Author: 0 Fujifilm says to slash 10000 jobs at Fuji Xerox subsidiary

Fujifilm will then use those proceeds to purchase 50.1% of new Xerox shares. Plans were for the deal to be completed around July-August, they added. The new company hopes to expand into print services and medical imaging as demand for office printing continues to decline. The deal has been unanimously approved by the boards of both companies.

Finance Ed Sheeran Beats Out Kesha & Lady Gaga at the Grammys Awards
Author: 0 Ed Sheeran Beats Out Kesha & Lady Gaga at the Grammys Awards

Their outrage was fueled by the fact that Ed was the only man nominated the category, with his fellow nominees being Kelly Clarkson , Kesha , Lady Gaga and Pink . Recording Academy. Thank you for this, ' read one of the more acerbic comments. The 30-year-old singer released an album entitled " Rainbow " with a song called " Praying ", describing her journey and healing after the turbulent time in her life.

Author: 0 Hays' (HAS) Sell Rating Reaffirmed at Deutsche Bank

The firm earned "Sector Perform" rating on Tuesday, October 27 by RBC Capital Markets. Liberum Capital maintained GLI Finance Limited (LON: GLIF ) on Monday, January 29 with "Hold" rating. About 808,211 shares traded. Provident Financial plc (LON:PFG) has 0.00% since January 30, 2017 and is. It has underperformed by 59.49% the S&P500. Hightower Advsrs Ltd Company invested in 0% or 10,126 shares.

Finance VW, BMW and Daimler commissioned lab tests on humans and animals
Author: 0 VW, BMW and Daimler commissioned lab tests on humans and animals

Now, the EUGT has also been accused by the Stuttgarter Zeitung newspaper of gassing 25 human subjects, in a study run at Aachen University Hospital between 2013 and 2014. VW supervisory board Chairman Hans Dieter Poetsch also released a statement saying "Whoever is responsible for this must, of course, be held accountable".

Finance Facebook News Feed update focuses on local news
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He also cited his experience traveling across the country past year, when, he said, many people told him that, "if we could turn down the temperature on the more divisive issues and instead focus on concrete local issues, then we'd all make more progress together".

Finance Amazon, JPMorgan and Buffett rock health sector
Author: 0 Amazon, JPMorgan and Buffett rock health sector

The billionaire investor said the group "does not come to this problem with answers" but his company is ready to invest its collective resources to "check the rise in health costs". According to Kaiser Family Foundation, a health policy research group, the cost of a premium for a single person in the USA rose 4% in 2017 to $6,690 (€5,376.15) and is up around 50% over the past decade.

Finance FCA Set to Sell Way More Pacificas to Waymo
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The company is not saying exactly how many modified Pacifica vehicles that Fiat Chrysler will supply, but a spokesperson for the company said it will be fewer than 10,000 minivans. Chrysler began its collaboration with Waymo in late 2016 together with the shipping of 100 Pacifica hybrids. The company also owns a fleet of self-driving Lexus RX SUVs that is has been phasing out in favor of the new minivans.

Finance Google completes acquisition of HTC's smartphone division
Author: 0 Google completes acquisition of HTC's smartphone division

But now that Google has gained a new team of mobile device innovators, the company is facing an even greater pressure to up the ante in the smartphone race. Meanwhile, in an interview with Bloomberg , the senior vice president of hardware noted that more " custom silicon " is planned for future Pixel devices in order to "really push the envelope for consumers".

Finance United States stocks close lower on sell-off
Author: 0 United States stocks close lower on sell-off

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 1.4 per cent to 26,076.89, the biggest drop in percentage terms in more than eight months. As the USA treasury bond sell off depended, United States treasury yields shot up to a peak of 2.73%, the highest level since 2014.The Dow dumped 177 points in its worst trading day so far this year and the S&P dived 0.7%.

Finance Dow's Pfizer Beats Q4 Earnings Views, Guides Higher For 2018
Author: 0 Dow's Pfizer Beats Q4 Earnings Views, Guides Higher For 2018

It has underperformed by 19.46% the S&P500. Roth Capital maintained Cogentix Medical, Inc. New (TWX) by 6.6% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. It also increased its holding in Alphabet Inc. Investors sentiment increased to 0.96 in 2017 Q3. 54 funds opened positions while 110 raised stakes.

Author: 0 Macau regulators look into misconduct allegations against Wynn

Stochastics is a momentum indicator that uses basic support and resistance levels and integrates with the trend to give accurate buy or sell signals to traders. The casino operator reported $1.40 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.33 by $0.07. It is the "top line" or "gross income" figure from which costs are subtracted to determine net income.