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United States stocks were little changed. In recent days‚ the local currency has come under renewed pressure as the dollar recovered because of improved perceptions that the US Fed could raise rates in December. In their new set of projections, Fed officials estimated three quarter-point rate hikes would be appropriate next year - the same number they saw in June - based on the median in the so-called dot plot of interest-rate forecasts.
  • Nuveen Connecticut Quality Municipal Income Fund (NTC): Tracking the Indicators

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    This may have investors scrambling to study if developing markets are indeed growing with developed markets. It is quite reasonable to be optimistic about the investment environment heading into the second half of the year. Needle moving action has been spotted in Nuveen California Municipal Value Fund 2 (NCB) as shares are moving today on volatility -0.73% or -0.13 from the open.
  • KB Home CEO gets bonus slashed after Kathy Griffin rant

    KB Home CEO gets bonus slashed after Kathy Griffin rant

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    U.S. homebuilder KB Home cut the bonus pay of its chief executive following a sexist, expletive-filled rant against controversial comedian Kathy Griffin, the company said Thursday. In a statement issued on Thursday, the board said the move was decided because his "recent behavior in his personal dealings with a neighbor is unacceptable and a negative reflection on KB Home ".
  • Long term Growth Analysis of Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD)

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    Following the sale, the executive vice president now owns 101,488 shares of the company's stock, valued at $8,428,578.40. Gilead Sciences, ( NASDAQ GILD ) transacted up 0.41% on early Wednesday, topping $82.63. (NASDAQ:GILD) shares were sold by Alton Gregg H . Finally, American Beacon Advisors Inc. purchased a new position in Gilead Sciences during the 1st quarter worth $143,000.
  • Yes, Bill Gates regrets Ctrl+Alt+Delete

    Yes, Bill Gates regrets Ctrl+Alt+Delete

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    If this combination has different jobs, it is mainly used to perform a restart of the system. However, it's not a function that is rarely used in the Windows ecosystem and thus should have been created to be more convenient and intuitive. " If I could make a small change, I'd do a single touch " he said. The Microsoft founder said he wouldn't change too much in case he altered the course of history.
  • Singapore baggage handler 'swapped hundreds of tags'

    Singapore baggage handler 'swapped hundreds of tags'

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    Where the affected bags ended up was unmentioned, with no motive provided for the mischief. Authorities believe he continued the practice every day for three months, until February. A man who worked as a baggage handler at Singapore's Changi Airport swapped tags on hundreds of bags, according to a report. "Nonetheless, we have enhanced access control as well as the CCTV coverage in the baggage handling area".
  • Indicator Review on Shares of ATN International Inc (ATNI)

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    Some investors may already be adept at figuring this out while others may need to put in a bit more work. Investors who prepare themselves for any scenario should be in a much better place than those who don't. A reading under 30 may indicate that the stock is oversold, and possibly undervalued. The RSI may be useful for spotting abnormal price activity and volatility.
  • Consumer packaging group to reduce confusing food labels

    Consumer packaging group to reduce confusing food labels

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    Businesses part of The Consumer Goods Forum (CFG) and Champions 12 .3 have issued a call to action to simplify and standardize food date labels worldwide by 2020 in a bid to reduce food waste, as food companies outshine governments in the fight against food waste, according to a progress report by Champions 12 .3.
  • 'Death Wish' cold brew coffee recalled over botulism concerns

    'Death Wish' cold brew coffee recalled over botulism concerns

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    Death Wish has undergone a rigorous, lengthy process with an independent process authority to test the shelf life, stability, and safety of the Nitro Cold Brew coffee ... Symptoms consist of facial weakness, difficulty swallowing or speaking and paralysis. Symptoms of botulism usually start with weakness of the muscles that control the eyes, face, mouth and throat, according to the Centers for Disease Control .
  • Liliane Bettencourt, billionaire beset by legal drama

    Liliane Bettencourt, billionaire beset by legal drama

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    Bettencourt had been declared unfit to run her own affairs in 2011 after a medical report showing she had suffered from "mixed dementia" and "moderately severe" Alzheimer's disease since 2006. L'Oreal is one of the world's biggest cosmetics group with almost 90,000 employees in 140 countries and sales of 25.84 billion euros in 2016. Sarkozy himself was cleared in 2013 of preliminary charges.
  • Greenpeace 'pirates' seize thousands of Volkswagen diesel cars at Kent port

    Greenpeace 'pirates' seize thousands of Volkswagen diesel cars at Kent port

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    The protest saw 40 activists climb Sheerness port's fences, where the ship is bound for, and have gained access to a vehicle park where several thousand VWs are awaiting distribution to suppliers. VW's polluting vehicles are adding to a public health emergency harming thousands of people. They have also broken into the vehicle park at Sheerness and are removing keys from thousands of VWs waiting to be taken to United Kingdom dealers, leaving messages on engines for 8,000 owners.
  • Asian shares weaken, dollar up after Fed's latest statement

    Asian shares weaken, dollar up after Fed's latest statement

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    Investors were also keen for more detail around how the Fed planned to unwind its mammoth $4.5trn balance sheet. The Australian dollar climbed to $0.8012 from $0.7952. Both indexes closed at new record highs as the market extended gains from last week. The contract rose 93 cents, or 1.9 percent, to settle at $50.41 a barrel on Wednesday.