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World badminton PV Sindhu wins the Silver Medal

World badminton PV Sindhu wins the Silver Medal

It was only justified that the game went down the wire to stand at 20-20. After the change of sides, Saina failed to reach for a couple of forecourt returns, helping Okuhara opened up a 4-0 lead early on. Okuhara is now ranked 12th in the world but was ranked as high as 3 once. It resulted in five straight points and the Japanese took a 6-3 lead. Sindhu then won a point by pushing the shuttle at the back of the court. Read More

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Get Ready: Whole Foods Prices Are Dropping Next Week!

Get Ready: Whole Foods Prices Are Dropping Next Week!

Immediately, it will cut some prices an undisclosed amount, to help Whole Foods reach more customers, and integrate some Amazon services into the stores. Those discounts could go a long way, of course, considering Whole Foods' high prices. Whole Foods, purveyor of kale and other upper middle-class household staples, has been acquired by Amazon, purveyor of everything that can possibly be purveyed. Read More

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Ulta Beauty, Inc. (ULTA) Sees 52-Week Low

Ulta Beauty, Inc. (ULTA) Sees 52-Week Low

About 170 shares traded. Connor Clark & Lunn Inv Management invested 0% in Ulta Beauty Inc (NASDAQ: ULTA ). It has outperformed by 24.76% the S&P500. It also upped Golar Lng Ltd Bermuda (NASDAQ:GLNG) stake by 33,042 shares and now owns 74,849 shares. Braun Stacey Assocs stated it has 42,125 shares or 0.71% of all its holdings. Read More

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Yellen Helps Push US Stock ETFs Toward Weekly Gains

Yellen Helps Push US Stock ETFs Toward Weekly Gains

The weakness in services in Europe is more than made up by the rise back in manufacturing, but there is little sign of inflation - and that remains the key focus for most investors, traders and central bankers. On the USA economic front, the Commerce Department released a report showing a sharp pullback in durable goods orders in the month of July. Economists had expected durable goods orders to slump by 6.0 percent. Read More

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Apple working on self-driving employee shuttle

Apple working on self-driving employee shuttle

This insight into Project Titan confirms much of what Tim Cooke had hinted in an interview earlier this year , where he described how Apple was working more on autonomous systems. " Apple is just trying to play catch up", the source said. Apple has gone from wanting to develop self-driving cards to limiting itself to developing the systems behind autonomous vehicles . Read More

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RBI gets nod for Rs 200 notes

RBI gets nod for Rs 200 notes

The new denomination notes, which will initially have a print run of 50 crore, will help the banking regulator and the government launch a renewed fight against black money and counterfeit currency. RBI did not respond officially to ET's queries till time of going to press. He shocked everyone with the demonetization of the currency after which all the Rs 1000 and Rs 500 notes have been banned. Read More

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Sempra $9.5 bln Oncor fine print bears close read

Sempra $9.5 bln Oncor fine print bears close read

Berkshire Hathaway Energy said Aug 18 that it had reached an agreement with five stakeholders in Texas, including the staff at the Public Utility Commission of Texas, resolving all outstanding issues in its bid for Oncor . Just six weeks ago, Berkshire struck a deal to buy Oncor for $9 billion. But Berkshire Hathaway stood firm on its offer, saying last week that it would not be increasing the bid. Read More

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Mover within Investors Observation:: Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCL)

Mover within Investors Observation:: Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCL)

Intersil Corp now has $ valuation. The stock had a trading volume of 1,747,300 shares. Investors sentiment increased to 1 in 2016 Q4. It has outperformed by 0.30% the S&P500. Froidefond Sebastien had bought 18,839 shares worth $356,999 on Friday, June 16. Zarella Joseph sold 12,269 shares worth $252,005. According to Thomson Reuters, sell-side analysts are predicting a consensus target price of $191.65 on company stock. Read More

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Breedon Group PLC's

Breedon Group PLC's "Buy" Stock Recommendation Reaffirmed at Peel Hunt

About shares traded. KB Home (NYSE:KBH) has risen 69.35% since August 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 23.57% the S&P500. Bridgeway invested 0.09% of its portfolio in Hargreaves Lansdown PLC (LON:HL). Luminus Management Llc decreased Norfolk Southern Corp (NYSE:NSC) stake by 146,544 shares to 1.14M valued at $123.73 million in 2016Q4. Vanguard Ftse Developed Market (VEA) was raised too. Read More

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US Crude Stockpiles Fall The Most In Nearly A Year

US Crude Stockpiles Fall The Most In Nearly A Year

Gasoline inventories were unchanged on the week with a 0.7% annual decline while distillate recorded a build of 0.7 million barrels with a year-on-year decline of 3.1%. "More bullish catalysts will be needed if the oil market is to extricate itself from no man's land". Brent crude futures LCOc1 climbed 27¢ to $51.07 per barrel, while the US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures CLc1 rose 20¢ to reach $47.75 a barrel, reported Reuters. Read More

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Dow slips 100 points as tensions with North Korea escalate

Dow slips 100 points as tensions with North Korea escalate

But by the end of the day, traders appeared to take the geopolitical drama in stride. The sector "seems a little crowded", Darrell Cronk, president at Wells Fargo Investment Institute, told CNBC's "Squawk on the Street ". Prices for bonds and gold headed higher. But the moves were modest. The December gold contract was ahead US$16.70 to US$1,279.30 an ounce. While the tough talk about the potential for war is scary, investors have heard it many times before. Read More

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Google fires employee behind gender gap memo

Google fires employee behind gender gap memo

Some employees say Google executives didn't go far enough to denounce Mr. Damore's stance. Despite the company's reaction, he said many of his former colleagues supported his memo . Pichai, who said that parts of Damore's manifesto violated Google's code of conduct, cut his vacation short to attend today's meeting. Damore's 3,3000 word manifesto claims there aren't more women in tech roles due to "biological causes" while also calling Google left-leaning with a "politically correct ... Read More

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U.S. sent two bombers to Korea this week

U.S. sent two bombers to Korea this week

The Swiss franc , another currency that draws demand in times of geopolitical anxiety, strengthened 0.6 percent to 0.9682 francCHF= to pull away from two-month lows of around 0.9770 set the previous day. Risk sentiment receded, driving down U.S. Treasury yields which in turn weighed on the dollar. U.S. Treasury yields fell on Wednesday, with yields on the benchmark 10-year note hitting a six-week low, as investors reached for safe-haven assets such as government debt. Read More

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Swanky San Francisco Street Sells for $90K, Spurring Suit

Swanky San Francisco Street Sells for $90K, Spurring Suit

The cul-de-sac's asphalt, sidewalk and manicured lawns now belong to the couple. Scott Emblidge, the association's lawyer, issued a statement to the Mercury News calling Lam and Cheng "savvy real estate professionals" who waited for over two years to approach the homeowners' group, "presumably so the property sale would be more hard to rescind". Read More

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Mark Carney: Brexit is harming United Kingdom and transition agreement is needed

Mark Carney: Brexit is harming United Kingdom and transition agreement is needed

Mr Broadbent said the Brexit vote had caused inflation to march higher and there had to be a "trade off between stabilising inflation and keeping the economy going". On the Brexit front, Carney said that uncertainty over the UK-EU future relationship is weighing on business investment and household spending, adding that the level of investment in the economy is now expected to be 20% lower than the Bank anticipated before the vote to leave the EU. Read More

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Bill Ackman Pushing for Board Seats to Control ADP

Bill Ackman Pushing for Board Seats to Control ADP

The Roseland, N.J., human-resources software company said its board unanimously rejected the "last-minute" request, as the deadline for board nominees has been public for almost a year. The size of the stake, about 8%, is mostly through derivatives, according to ADP . Ackman didn't provide names of his other potential nominees, other than his own, the sources said. Read More

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Teva Pharmaceutical Industries (TEVA) Holdings Increased by Sg Americas Securities, LLC

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries (TEVA) Holdings Increased by Sg Americas Securities, LLC

Several hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Henderson Group Plc increased its stake in Teva Pharmaceutical Inds Ltd ( TEVA ) by 3.23% based on its latest 2016Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. In the second quarter , profit, excluding some costs, dropped to $1 billion from $1.23 billion a year earlier. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $1.25 EPS. Read More

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Apple's earnings-driven gain puts the Dow on pace to top 22000

Apple's earnings-driven gain puts the Dow on pace to top 22000

Apple's gains were just enough to help keep the broader U.S. stock indexes out of negative territory, as the benchmark S&P 500 eked out a slight gain and the Nasdaq ended flat. The blue-chip index notched its fifth straight record close, gaining 0.3% to 21,963.92. U.S. private employers added 178,000 jobs in July, below economists' expectations, a report by a payrolls processor showed on Wednesday, ahead of the U.S. Read More

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Fork Watch: First Bitcoin Cash Block Mined Included Over 6K Transactions

Fork Watch: First Bitcoin Cash Block Mined Included Over 6K Transactions

Bitcoin is distributed, and a consensus is needed to make changes to the code. It's called Bitcoin Cash , and would increase the block size to 8MB. Bitcoin is collectively valued at $47 billion, but remains a niche product. UTC, Bitcoin Cash forked from the Bitcoin blockchain, effectively creating a new cryptocurrency and airdropping coins to BTC holders. But others will not. Read More

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