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Markets The weekahead; Fed meeting could trigger stock sector rotation
Author: 0 The weekahead; Fed meeting could trigger stock sector rotation

Japan's Nikkei stock index ended 2 percent higher after touching its highest levels since late June, catching up to global equities gains and a weaker yen as Tokyo markets reopened after a public holiday on Monday. Indeed, in the most recent Bloomberg survey this month, Wall Street forecasters saw 10-year yields reaching 2.48 per cent by year-end before gradually rising to exceed 3 per cent in 2019.

Markets What you need to know about the Equifax data breach
Author: 0 What you need to know about the Equifax data breach

In this case, hackers made away with Social Security Numbers, birth dates, addresses, and in some cases drivers' license numbers for 143 million people, mostly in the US but also some in Canada and the United Kingdom This data is the "Holy Grail of what bad guys want", said CNBC's Jim Cramer .

Markets Puerto Rico & Virgin Islands brace for another major hurricane, Maria
Author: 0 Puerto Rico & Virgin Islands brace for another major hurricane, Maria

Winds are expected to hit speeds of up to 140 miles per hour, and it's expected to be at category 3 or 4 intensity by the time it hits into the extreme northeastern Caribbean Sea. "We are already living on a thin thread", she said. "This is going to be a catastrophic event". On Friday, the hurricane may come close to the Turks and Caicos and southeast Bahamas, which were ravaged by Irma.

Markets Heroes of the Storm is getting an Overwatch themed update
Author: 0 Heroes of the Storm is getting an Overwatch themed update

In addition, Volskaya Foundry is the second map to follow after Hanamura . Ana is a support character who should dole out healing when she arrives to HotS . One player will control the robot's movement, while the other one will control the guns and fists. There are two rumored new events for the game: The Bash 'Em Smash 'Em Robots .

Markets Bank Watch: Why BoE hike warning hasn't lifted bank shares
Author: 0 Bank Watch: Why BoE hike warning hasn't lifted bank shares

While many investors are still confident that the chances of a 2017 interest rate hike have risen significantly some are more inclined to view the hawkish minutes as a jawboning exercise. The BoE surprised financial markets last week when it said most of its policymakers thought it was likely that interest rates would need to rise in the coming months, if the economy and price pressures keep growing.

Markets Coca-Cola Company (The) (KO) Given Daily Media Impact Rating of 0.15
Author: 0 Coca-Cola Company (The) (KO) Given Daily Media Impact Rating of 0.15

In addition to BidaskClub reporting its stock price target, a total of 16 analysts have released a report on Coca-Cola European Partners plc Ordinary Shares. The firm has "Buy" rating by Zacks given on Wednesday, August 26. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 15th will be issued a dividend of $0.37 per share.

Markets Theresa May 'frustrated' with rules on spending overseas aid cash
Author: 0 Theresa May 'frustrated' with rules on spending overseas aid cash

A minister told the BBC that this has made it harder for the government to raise funds needed, and claimed five times as much money would have been available if the official pot of aid could have been used. "The response would have been just as large and swift regardless of the aid rules", the spokesman said. I have written to the Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, the Secretary of State for International Development Priti Patel and the leader of the opposition Jeremy Corbyn to ask that the ...

Markets Man United ensure miserable return for Rooney
Author: 0 Man United ensure miserable return for Rooney

Romelu Lukaku returned to haunt Everton in Manchester United's 4-0 victory at Old Trafford, scoring against his former club and even taunting the away fans after his goal . "Every manager in life has doubts", under-pressure Koeman said. Lukaku wasted a glorious chance and Juan Mata hit the post as United attempted to ward off the visitors' threat, with Rooney's 82nd-minute substitution - the day before facing a drink drive charge at Stockport Magistrates' Court today.

Markets Crude Climbs 5th day as US Oil Rig Count Extends Decline
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Another study released by the International Energy Agency (IEA) stresses the need to find alternative ways to channel oil sands production towards new markets. "Now, the next two months and a half, which lead to OPEC's November 30 meeting, will be crucial to understand what petroleum policy the oil-producing countries will apply after March 2018".

Markets National Cheeseburger Day 2017: Free Burger Deals at McDonald's, Shake Shack, More
Author: 0 National Cheeseburger Day 2017: Free Burger Deals at McDonald's, Shake Shack, More

To get in on this free deliciousness, use the promo code SHACK at checkout on the DoorDash website or in the app. You'll never believe this one: during WWI, America tried to rename the burger to "liberty sandwiches". Check out some more fun facts about the cheeseburger in the video above. If you love free food, cheeseburgers, or national holidays, you'll be excited to know that McD's is celebrating National Cheeseburger Day with one free cheeseburger per customer with a ...

Markets This Week: Housing starts, Fed meeting, CarMax earnings
Author: 0 This Week: Housing starts, Fed meeting, CarMax earnings

The Dow Jones industrial average 0.3 percent to 22,268.34, its fourth record close in a row. The major indexes have been breaking new highs, with the Dow recording its best weekly gains this year and the S&P, its second best. A relatively quiet North Korea and U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's recent comments on "peaceful solution" also led investors back to riskier assets.

Markets CBS ups bid for Network Ten
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USA broadcasting giant CBS has increased its bid for the Ten Network , ahead of this morning's creditors' meeting in Sydney. Today's news comes after a NSW Supreme Court threw out Gordon's court case against KordaMentha. He affirmed that the question for the court was "not, and should not be, which of any competing commercial proposals put by interested parties would be most advantageous to the creditors of the Ten Group companies" - including shareholders and employees.

Markets Mahindra and Ford join hands to expand market reach, develop electric cars
Author: 0 Mahindra and Ford join hands to expand market reach, develop electric cars

Teams of both the companies will work together on the aforementioned areas for a period of up to three years. Mahindra has collaborated with Renault earlier, but the joint venture ended when the former brought latter's stakes in it. Mahindra is much larger, selling over 400,000 vehicles in India past year. "Any further strategic cooperation between the two companies will be decided at the end of that period", they added.

Markets Orbital ATK Up 20% On News Of Northrop Grumman Deal
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The investigation concerns whether the Orbital board failed to satisfy its duties to the Company shareholders, including whether the board adequately pursued alternatives to the acquisition and whether the board obtained the best price possible for Orbital shares of common stock.

Markets Slack valued at $5.1 billion after new funding led by SoftBank
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The company had been valued at $3.8 billion April 2016. The company plans to use its new funding for "operational flexibility", and it said it still had most of the funding it's previously raised, Bloomberg reported . The Vision Fund in August unveiled a $4.4bn investment in enterprise networking company WeWork, in conjunction with Softbank, and is considering a $12bn investment in Uber Technologies along with three other investors, according to Bloomberg .

Markets Davis Cup: France wins doubles, leads Serbia 2-1 in semis
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In Brussels , Australia edged closer to a first Davis Cup final in 14 years on Saturday when Jordan Thompson and John Peers swept past Arthur De Greef and Ruben Bemelmans 6-3, 6-4, 6-0 for a 2-1 lead in their semi-final. France avenged its loss to Serbia in the 2010 final and qualified for its first final since losing to Switzerland three years ago. A single break in the first and second set proved enough for the Australia pair to take a 2-0 lead, and it rattled off seven straight games ...

Markets AAA: Tennessee gas prices hit 3-year high after hurricanes
Author: 0 AAA: Tennessee gas prices hit 3-year high after hurricanes

After Hurricane Harvey pushed up gas prices by almost 50 cents per gallon in the previous three weeks, Chattanooga motorists got a slight reprieve in the price of fuel at the pump last week and should enjoy lower prices as markets stabilize this fall, GasBuddy.com said today.