• United Kingdom employment rises but wage growth erratic

    United Kingdom employment rises but wage growth erratic

    Finance

    More timely data from December showed the seasonally adjusted claimant count rate increased to 2.4% from 2.3% in November. Separate figures showed there are 700,000 people claiming universal credit in the United Kingdom, with 42 per cent of those in employment .
  • Sensex Opens Down 54 Points on Profit Booking

    Sensex Opens Down 54 Points on Profit Booking

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    The market capitalisation - market value of listed shares - of Tata Consultancy Services crossed the Rs 6 lakh crore-mark on Wednesday, becoming the second company to achieve the milestone after Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL). IT stocks led the gains with the BSE IT index rising 193 points to 12833.94, the maximum on index. "After seeing some stabilisation in quarterly numbers, investors are shifting towards IT", said Vinod Nair, Head of Research at Geojit Financial Services.
  • Texas Instruments -5.4% after Q4 results, in-line guidance

    Texas Instruments -5.4% after Q4 results, in-line guidance

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    Thanks to an increase of nearly 14.4% in the past one month, the stock price is now outperforming with 14.79% so far on the year - still in strong zone. Therefore 6% are positive. Medtronic had 78 analyst reports since August 10, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The market capitalization of the company is $319.67 Billion.
  • PM Narendra Modi meets his Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau

    PM Narendra Modi meets his Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau

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    Speaking to almost 1,000 of the world's most powerful and wealthiest individuals, politicians, and business people, Trudeau said the audience was "immensely privileged" and warned they had to do more with the responsibilities that come with that privilege: "It is well past time ...
  • Disney will give $1000 cash bonus to 125000 of its employees

    Disney will give $1000 cash bonus to 125000 of its employees

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    It has underperformed by 7.44% the S&P500. Swiss National Bank increased Servicenow Inc (NOW) stake by 3.23% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Dugout more deeply and finding that are DNR earnings expected to grow/drop in the future, for this we can take help from price to earnings growth ratio that is unclear, it is determining a stock's value while taking into account the earnings' growth.
  • ONGC ties up loans with 3 banks for HPCL acquisition

    ONGC ties up loans with 3 banks for HPCL acquisition

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    As per media reports, ONGC is considering to retain its status of being zero debt company. The short-term loan it is availing have provision to pre-pay without any penalty. We have internal resources available with us which is around Rs 13,000 crore. "There is an option of internal accruals. another option is of short-term borrowing and liquid assets.
  • U.S. official backs weak dollar amid fears of trade war

    U.S. official backs weak dollar amid fears of trade war

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    President Donald Trump said last April that the dollar was " getting too strong " and would ultimately hurt the U.S. economy. " Tomorrow's ECB could be a place where we see Draghi leaning dovish because of the currency wars", says analyst Joel Kruger of LMAX Exchange .
  • Vandals tear up 'Field of Dreams' field in Iowa

    Vandals tear up 'Field of Dreams' field in Iowa

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    Northeastern Iowa, where the field is located, received heavy rain and warm temperatures Sunday into Monday before temperatures dropped on Monday night, KWWL reported. Stillman plans to keep the field accessible as normal during the repairs. 'We pray for whomever did this to our special place that they find peace in their hearts.
  • Starbucks to Up Pay, Bonuses for

    Starbucks to Up Pay, Bonuses for "Partners"

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    JPMorgan Chase for workers on Monday, and The Walt Disney Co. announced $1,000 bonuses Monday. Starbucks is raising wages and offering a new round of benefits for its employees in a move the company's CEO says was accelerated by President Donald Trump's tax reforms.
  • AT&T urges Congress to pass 'internet bill of rights'

    AT&T urges Congress to pass 'internet bill of rights'

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    As such, they've convinced blindly-loyal lawmakers like Marsha Blackburn to push fake net neutrality legislation whose entire goal is to prevent the FCC's 2015 rules from being restored, or real, tough rules from being passed later. "For new technologies, such as self-driving cars, remote surgery and augmented reality, to work, a higher level of internet performance is required", the spokesman said.
  • Kimberly Clark (KMB) Announces Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.03 EPS

    Kimberly Clark (KMB) Announces Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.03 EPS

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    Microsoft Corp now has $708.35B valuation. The overall volume in the last trading session was 3.63 million shares. About 3.63 million shares traded or 65.21% up from the average. Advisors Asset Mgmt Inc stated it has 259,476 shares or 0.63% of all its holdings. Optimum Invest Advsr reported 0.1% of its portfolio in Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB).