• Chicago Equity Partners LLC Boosts Position in Noble Corporation (NE)
Chicago Equity Partners LLC Boosts Position in Noble Corporation (NE)

Bank of New York Mellon Corp boosted its stake in Noble Corporation by 18.9% in the first quarter. Mraz Amerine & Associates Inc. now owns 38,573 shares of the oil and gas company's stock worth $245,000 after buying an additional 498 shares in the last quarter.

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  • Local Marsh stores sold to Kroger subsidiary
Local Marsh stores sold to Kroger subsidiary

The deal hinges on the outcome of a dispute between Marsh and CVS Pharmacies. Generative Growth LLC, associated with the Findlay, Ohio, retailer Fresh Encounter , is acquiring another 15 stores. The deal leaves no buyer for 18 other Marsh stores still open in IN, including ones in and around Indianapolis, Carmel, Lafayette and Kokomo. The othe...

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  • 11 states sue Trump administration over energy standards
11 states sue Trump administration over energy standards

The five measures in question include the first-ever national energy standards for air compressors , portable air conditioners , and uninterruptible power supplies , the battery backup systems used to keep computers and other electronics running when the power goes out.

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  • Congress passes long-sought VA accountability bill
Congress passes long-sought VA accountability bill

It would lower the burden of proof to fire employees, allowing a dismissal even if most evidence is in a worker's favor. Rep. Mark Takano, D-Calif., the committee's ranking member a year ago, said that he hopes the accountability bill's passage "will provide veterans greater confidence that the VA is prepared to meet their needs" and that Congr...

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  • Chinese insurer reportedly detained amid financial probe
Chinese insurer reportedly detained amid financial probe

One of China's best known billionaires, Wu Xiaohui, is stepping aside as chairman of Anbang Insurance. Anbang made a multibillion-dollar series of acquisitions in the United States, Europe and other foreign markets, including buying the Waldorf in 2016 for $2 billion.

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  • Stock futures up as tech stocks recover; Fed meeting in focus
Stock futures up as tech stocks recover; Fed meeting in focus

The other half of respondents said moves by European central banks and the Federal Reserve would be the biggest threat. The Fed is expected to raise interest rates Wednesday by a quarter point, and it has forecast another rate hike for this year.

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  • Talks to prop up May's government continue with DUP
Talks to prop up May's government continue with DUP

May has dismissed calls to resign following the dismal election result after calling a vote three years early, in the hope of bolstering her slim majority ahead of Brexit talks starting this month. May is under pressure to take on a more cross-party approach to Brexit talks. May called the election saying she needed her own strong mandate to de...

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  • 5 things we learned at Jeff Sessions' hearing
5 things we learned at Jeff Sessions' hearing

The Justice Department has said Sessions recused himself in March because of his involvement in Trump's campaign, but in his dramatic appearance last Thursday, Comey said the Federal Bureau of Investigation knew of information that would have made it "problematic" for Sessions to be involved.

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  • Channel Ten set to be forced into voluntary administration
Channel Ten set to be forced into voluntary administration

The network will be run "as much as possible on a business as usual basis", it said in a statement . Mr Gordon, Mr Murdoch and gambling mogul James Packer all backed a $200m finance package in 2014 and the support of Mr Gordon and Mr Murdoch had been critical to securing an essential replacement package ahead of the existing deal's expiry in Dec...

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  • Theresa May warned: You will never lead Tories into another general election
Theresa May warned: You will never lead Tories into another general election

Former cabinet minister Nicky Morgan, who was also sacked by Mrs May, predicted that there could be a leadership challenge over the summer. It is just how long she is going to remain on death row. I think she will have to go unfortunately. I just don't see that what Theresa May is doing is sustainable, so therefore we have to be ready for whatever ...

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  • Deutsche Bank reaches $170 million Euribor-rigging settlement
Deutsche Bank reaches $170 million Euribor-rigging settlement

The stock of Deutsche Bank AG (USA) (NYSE:DB) earned "Outperform" rating by Macquarie Research on Monday, April 24. They now have a United States dollars 10 price target on the stock. The stock's 50 day moving average price is €16.65 and its 200 day moving average price is €16.01. Exane Derivatives who had been investing in Deutsche Bank for a nu...

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  • BlackRock LT Municipal Advantage Trust
BlackRock LT Municipal Advantage Trust

About 4,700 shares traded. BlackRock Long-Term Municipal Advantage Trust is a non-diversified, closed-end management investment company. It has underperformed by 15.06% the S&P500. Therefore 67% are positive. BT Group PLC had 283 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Thursday, November 10 ...

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  • Sessions denies 'scurrilous' Russian Federation claims
Sessions denies 'scurrilous' Russian Federation claims

The attorney general said he now has "no knowledge" of the criminal investigation being headed by Robert Mueller , a former director of the FBI who was named as special counsel in the case by Sessions' Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , who assumed oversight of the Russian Federation probe after Sessions recused himself .

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  • Active Stock You Need to Watch: Kinross Gold Corp (KGC)
Active Stock You Need to Watch: Kinross Gold Corp (KGC)

Oxford Asset Management now owns 1,762,179 shares of the mining company's stock worth $5,480,000 after buying an additional 1,686,904 shares during the last quarter. The current consensus recommendation provided by covering analysts is 2.60. TRADEMARK VIOLATION WARNING: "American Century Companies Inc". Analysts await Kinross Gold Corporation (...

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  • Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (LXRX) Shares Bought by Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL
Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (LXRX) Shares Bought by Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL

The business is scheduled to issue its next earnings report on Thursday, August 3rd. The biopharmaceutical company reported ($0.31) earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.51) by $0.20. The stock is expected to report revenue as high as $20.6M and as low as $15.57M per share. Several other hedge ...

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  • Republicans take knife to post-crisis Wall Street reforms
Republicans take knife to post-crisis Wall Street reforms

Under the bill, large banks like Bank of America ( BAC ) and Citigroup (C), would be subject to less regulation if they maintained a capital ratio of 10%. "Dodd-Frank regulations masqueraded as being friendly to consumers and businesses, when in reality, this could not have been farther from the truth", Knight said.

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  • Trump supporters turn on special counsel Mueller
Trump supporters turn on special counsel Mueller

On Mr. Rosenstein's first standard - legality - there is an argument that Mr. Trump would have the authority to dismiss Mr. Mueller, though doing so would not be simple. " Trump is definitely considering it ... it's not something that's being dismissed", Ruddy said. Ruddy's comments come as others close to Trump have expressed doubt with M...

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  • Alvaro Morata Agent Confirms Manchester United Offer, Awaits Real Madrid Decision
Alvaro Morata Agent Confirms Manchester United Offer, Awaits Real Madrid Decision

The 24-year-old will join the Red Devils for £70million. Morata removed the phrase "Real Madrid player" from his biography on both his official verified Instagram and Twitter accounts . Lopez also confirmed AC Milan were interested in Morata until they made a decision to sign Porto striker Andre Silva. "I can say that there's a very important ...

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  • At hearing, attorney general denies improper Russia contacts
At hearing, attorney general denies improper Russia contacts

Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Tuesday forcefully denied collusion with Russian officials ahead of the 2016 election and contended that he has maintained a safe distance from the probe into Moscow's interference. There are none, Sen. "Wyden, there are none", Sessions insisted, his voice rising. The Times was also baffled by Sessions' ...

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  • So Much For The OPEC Deal: Oil Trading Near Multiweek Lows
So Much For The OPEC Deal: Oil Trading Near Multiweek Lows

USA crude futures for July delivery were down 1.93% at $48/69 a barrel, the lowest since May 26. Still, oil markets received some support from official US data that showed the country's crude inventories fell sharply last week as refining and exports surged to record highs.

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  • US Fed poised to hike rate despite weak inflation
US Fed poised to hike rate despite weak inflation

Asian stock markets were higher on Tuesday as investors brushed off a second day of big losses on Wall Street tech stocks a day before the Federal Reserve is expected to raise interest rates. The Fed is widely expected to hike interest rates during the policy meeting beginning Tuesday, but the focus is on whether the central bank thinks the...

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  • North Korea releases jailed U.S. student 'in coma'
North Korea releases jailed U.S. student 'in coma'

Here is the timeline. "We learned of this only one week ago". They say that Otto Warmbier is on a Medivac flight on his way home. American visitors have often been detained in North Korea on charges of anti-state and other unspecified crimes.

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  • Trump moves to privatise U.S. air traffic control
Trump moves to privatise U.S. air traffic control

And deep divisions remain about the idea to privatize air traffic control , even with Trump's backing. The bill authorizes that corporation to impose user fees, which would replace the current tax on airline tickets. Advocates also say that privatization would bring modernization, including a move to Global Positioning System technology for precis...

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  • Attorney General Sessions heatedly denies improper Russia contacts
Attorney General Sessions heatedly denies improper Russia contacts

Mueller III, a former FBI director. He also said he hasn't spoken to special counsel Robert Mueller about the Russian investigation. That response came after a sudden burst of chatter about Mueller's termination. "That would be a violation of the communications rule that I have". "I think your silence speaks volumes", said Sen. "I'm not claimin...

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  • Attorney General Sessions Set to Testify in Russia Probe Hearing
Attorney General Sessions Set to Testify in Russia Probe Hearing

Last week, Mr. Comey in characteristic, dramatic, and theatrical fashion, alluded ominously to what you call innuendo, that there was some kind of classified intelligence that suggested you might have colluded with Russian Federation or that you might have otherwise acted improperly.

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  • Embattled Uber CEO Kalanick to take leave of absence
Embattled Uber CEO Kalanick to take leave of absence

Among the many recommendations made by the independent report provided to Uber by law firm Covington & Burling (also known as the Eric Holder report), is that Uber start to follow the " Rooney Rule " for its hiring practices. Under Kalanick , Uber has disrupted the taxi industry in hundreds of cities and turned the San Francisco-based ...

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  • No cause to fire special counsel Mueller: deputy attorney general
No cause to fire special counsel Mueller: deputy attorney general

Trump, who isn't typically shy about leveling criticism, especially on Twitter, hasn't commented on the longtime former Federal Bureau of Investigation director. Comey said Trump told Sessions and other administration officials to leave the room before Trump asked him in February to drop a probe into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn's...

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  • Uber CEO Kalanick likely to take leave, executive Michael to leave
Uber CEO Kalanick likely to take leave, executive Michael to leave

CEO Travis Kalanick is going through a tough year no doubt. Uber has fired more than 20 employees for infractions including sexual harassment and discrimination. Earlier this year, Uber's general counsel recommended that Emil Michael take a leave of absence until the results of the Holder report were delivered.

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  • Friend says he's turning over Comey's Trump memos to Federal Bureau of Investigation
Friend says he's turning over Comey's Trump memos to Federal Bureau of Investigation

Kasowitz disputed those points and attacked Comey for leaking "privileged communications" to the media. For some reason, Chapman believes that the "simplest explanation" for Trump only relaying his desires to Comey is that Trump is guilty.

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  • Brexit threat as European Union axes roaming fees
Brexit threat as European Union axes roaming fees

With the growing popularity of data heavy video streaming services such as Netflix, mobile users who do not know their roaming data allowance could leave themselves exposed to racking up significant bills while travelling overseas. Roaming charges within and outside Europe account for an average of around 5 per cent of sales for telephone operators...

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  • Rally against Islamic law in Atlanta
Rally against Islamic law in Atlanta

To the editor: It is not correct to say that sharia, or Islamic law, is "extremely unlikely" to become part of American jurisprudence because, as unidentified "legal experts" opined, "there is no mechanism by which any foreign criminal or civil code can trump US laws".

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  • Secret Service says it has no audio, transcripts of Trump 'tapes'
Secret Service says it has no audio, transcripts of Trump 'tapes'

Mr Trump was addressing reporters at the White House for the first time since Mr Comey's explosive appearance, in which he branded the President a liar and said he believed he was sacked over his handling of the Federal Bureau of Investigation probe into Russian election meddling.

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  • Banco Bradesco SA Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (BBD)
Banco Bradesco SA Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (BBD)

The business is scheduled to issue its next quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 27th. Average estimation for the current quarter has been provided by 4 analysts. Finally, Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC acquired a new stake in Banco Bradesco SA during the third quarter worth approximately $105,000. As per Monday, March 14, the company...

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  • Gov: We Won't Forget Slain officers' Courage
Gov: We Won't Forget Slain officers' Courage

State law enforcement agencies involved in the manhunt include the Georgia Department of Corrections , Georgia Bureau of Investigation, the Georgia Department of Public Safety, and the Georgia Department of Natural Resources. "I have their blood on my shoes". Two correctional officers working on a prisoner transport bus are shot and killed on ...

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  • Senate panel to question Sessions on Russia, Comey
Senate panel to question Sessions on Russia, Comey

In his testimony last week, Comey said he and Trump had a one-on-one meeting in the Oval Office on February 14 about the investigation into the former national security adviser, Michael Flynn. Sessions testified that he had never had any meetings with officials from Russian Federation or anywhere else about interference in the U.S. elections.

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