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Markets RBS closures to cut 680 jobs
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We provide our customers with more ways to bank than ever before - customers can choose from a range of digital, face-to-face and local options. "Since 2014 the number of customers using our branches across the United Kingdom has fallen by 40% and mobile transactions have increased by 73% over the same period".

Markets Vodafone announces cashback up to Rs 2200 on Micromax smartphones
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Micromax has launched a new smartphone for the Indian market, dubbed the Micromax Bharat 5 . The company has already sent out media invites that shows the image of the smartphone from front and back panel and a tagline. A teaser was released on Thursday which suggests that the phone's battery capacity may be as high as 5000mAh. The display of the phone is HD and the resolution of the screen is 1280×720 pixels.

Markets German factory growth accelerates to near record-high in November - PMI
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The Caixin/Markit manufacturing PMI came in at 50.8, the lowest level in five months. The output subindex inched up, rising for the first time in four months, though the new orders subindex declined, Caixin said. The latest PMI report revealed an increase in inflationary pressures on the sector driven by exchange rates. The Manufacturing and Non-Manufacturing PMI report on businesses is based on survey responses indicating the changes in the level of business activities in the current ...

Markets Tesla mega-battery in Australia activated
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Launching the battery, Premier Weatherill said South Australia is now leading the world in dispatchable renewable energy. "They have every right to be proud of what they have constructed". AES's Kathpal, who is also chairperson of the US Energy Storage Association, said South Australia's commitment to turn to energy storage was an important step for the rest of the industry.

Markets Verizon Plans to Offer 5G Residential Broadband Next Year
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Guardian Capital Advsr Limited Partnership invested in 8,486 shares or 0.05% of the stock. Finally, KeyCorp reaffirmed a "hold" rating on shares of Verizon Communications in a research note on Saturday, October 21st. (NYSE:VZ). Ariel Invs Limited Com owns 748,140 shares. It has underperformed by 25.18% the S&P500. Verizon Communications Inc. has a one year low of $42.80 and a one year high of $54.83.

Markets Applebee's offering $1 Long Island Iced Teas throughout December
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Seems like the emphasis should be on splash here. Back in October, $1 margaritas were offered at participating Applebee's restaurants throughout the country. Applebee's is one of the world's largest casual dining brands; as of June 30, 2017, there are almost 2,000 Applebee's franchise restaurants in all 50 states, Puerto Rico, Guam and 14 other countries.

Markets N-Out Burger coming to Colorado
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In-N-Out's Vice President of Development saying in a statement they are extremely fortunate to have a number of loyal customers in Colorado and they have been encouraging them to open locations there for some time. The burger chain known for Double-Doubles, fries and shakes, and "Animal Style" began in Baldwin Park, Calif., in 1948. "I think it's going to explode here, I think there will be hundreds of locations", commented Prentice Ferachi, a Colorado Springs resident.

Markets Randi Zuckerberg: Alaska Airlines Encouraged Pervert To Harass Me
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In response, Zuckerberg thanked the airline for taking the situation seriously. "Why should I move?" she said. According to CNN, Zuckerberg was offered another seat at the back of the plane but didn't take it because she didn't think she should have to give up her seat because the man was harassing her.

Markets Nokia prepares offer to buy Juniper; shares skyrocket almost 20%
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Senate was hurtling on Thursday toward a dramatic conclusion, as Republican leaders pursued behind-the-scenes deals meant to secure enough votes for passage. Focusing in on the past five trading days, shares have changed 9.75%. Nokia's shares seem to have been largely indifferent. Currently, 1.81 billion total shares are owned by the public and among those 1.37 billion shares have been available to trade.

Markets Is Now The Right Time To Buy Barnes & Noble Inc (BKS)?
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Since the start of the New Year, Barnes & Noble, Inc. Shares of Barnes & Noble (NYSE: BKS ) now have an Average Brokerage Recommendation of 2, number of Recs in ABR is 2 while industry rank of the company by ABR is out of 265. Public Employees Retirement System of OH increased its stake in Barnes & Noble by 1.4% in the first quarter. Separately, Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Barnes & Noble from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 8th.

Markets Nasdaq joins the Wall Street gold rush to offer bitcoin futures
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The second-largest stock exchange plans to launch bitcoin futures contracts in 2018, joining the Chicago Mercantile Exchange and CBOE Holdings in offering the bitcoin-based derivatives. "Effective Sunday [,] 10 December 2017 for trade date Monday [,] 11 December 2017, and pending all relevant regulatory review periods, please be advised that CME will launch Bitcoin Futures".

Markets Crude Oil Down In Asia On API Estimates, All Eyes On OPEC
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Crude futures bounced around on the news, but as of 10:56 a.m. EST (1556 GMT), oil prices were marginally higher, with US crude at $58.22 a barrel, up 23 cents on the day. The minister stressed that several options are being discussed for the duration, including six months, nine months and one year. Besides, a firming trend in overseas markets fuelled the uptrend.

Markets 'Santa Claus' Glitch Leaves Flights Pilot-less for Holidays
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The union said its pilots found out about the error on Friday, and the APA has since filed a grievance. The airline said: "We're working diligently to address the issue and expect to avoid cancellations this holiday season". The airline is blaming a software glitch and the Allied Pilots Association says 15,000 flights in the second half of December now have no pilots to fly them.

Markets GDP Growth Improves to 6.3% In July-September Quarter
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Both measures sent shockwaves through India's $2 trillion economy, with growth dipping to 6.1 percent in the three months ending March before bottoming out at 5.7 percent in June. The economic activities which registered growth of over 6.0% in Q2 of 2017-18 over Q2 of 2016-17 are "manufacturing", "electricity, gas, water supply & other utility services" and "trade, hotels, transport & communication and services related to broadcasting".

Markets Evaluating Insider Trading And Ownership For Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc. (BWLD)
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But at $157, the final price - which represents a 38% premium to Buffalo Wild Wings' unaffected 30-day volume-weighted average - should partly appease concerns among patient investors who found themselves debating whether $150 was good enough to offset Buffalo Wild Wings' potential for even greater long-term returns.

Markets Robots could destroy 73 million jobs in United States by 2030
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In the USA alone, 39 to 73 million jobs may be eliminated by 2030, but about 20 million of those displaced workers may be able to easily transfer to other industries, according to the McKinsey report. China faces the largest number of workers needing to change jobs, with up to 100 million individuals in danger of losing their current jobs if automation is readily adopted.

Markets Sells 1236899 Shares of Tiffany & Co. (TIF)
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Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Co. now owns 2,301 shares of the specialty retailer's stock worth $216,000 after acquiring an additional 62 shares in the last quarter. The company has a current ratio of 5.75, a quick ratio of 2.29 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.28. The company has a market cap of $11,540.00, a P/E ratio of 24.04, a P/E/G ratio of 2.17 and a beta of 1.96.

Markets Chipotle Looking For New Chief Executive
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Further compounding those difficulties, Mark Crumpacker, one of the company's top four executives, was arrested in 2016 on cocaine charges, and returned to work after completing a rehabilitation program. Ackman, a billionaire hedge-fund manager, is Chipotle's biggest investor. He described the company as an undervalued business with a "strong brand, differentiated offering, enormous growth opportunity and visionary leadership".

Markets Sensex Slumps Over 450 Points Ahead Of GDP Data
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Sentiment was also dampened after North Korea test fired an intercontinental ballistic missile, ratcheting up tensions with the US. Yesterday, the rupee had maintained its upbeat trend for the third straight session and firmed up by another 10 paise to end at a fresh two-month high of 64.31 against the United States dollar ahead of the GDP data.