• Number of passengers booted from flights is lowest in 22 years
Number of passengers booted from flights is lowest in 22 years

Amid a series of recent incidents that gained publicity and sparked outrage, US airlines are bumping passengers at the lowest rate in at least two decades. Both marked the lowest rates seen since 1995. Congress held hearings about the incident and threatened legislation . The department said 76.2 percent of flights in June arrived on time, dow...

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  • Markets Right Now: Dow average ends a 10-day winning streak
Markets Right Now: Dow average ends a 10-day winning streak

The back-and-forth came on the heels of reports the US intelligence community has determined North Korea has successfully produced a miniaturized nuclear warhead that can fit inside its missiles. Five of the 11 major S&P sectors were higher, with the leader technology index.SPLRCT up 0.4 percent. Steel, networking, and financial stocks are also s...

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  • Bank of England downgrades growth expectations
Bank of England downgrades growth expectations

The Bank's inflation report said it expected economic growth of 1.7 per cent in 2017 and 1.6 per cent in 2018, down from the 1.9 per cent and 1.7 per cent in previous forecasts. "But it's just a rate rise, and we got perfectly used to rate rises of this size in the past", he said. Ishaan Malhi, CEO and founder of online mortgage broker Trussl...

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  • Three Things Bill Ackman Wants to See Happen at ADP
Three Things Bill Ackman Wants to See Happen at ADP

In a statement , ADP chastised Mr. Ackman for seeking a delay in its director-nomination deadline. Shares in Chipotle , on which Pershing Square spent about $1.17 billion past year, are down more than 17 percent since the stake was disclosed.

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  • As shares plunge, Teva sees 7000 layoffs by year's end
As shares plunge, Teva sees 7000 layoffs by year's end

Jefferies Group LLC restated a hold rating and issued a $33.00 price objective on shares of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries in a research note on Friday, June 23rd. If you are reading this story on another website, it was illegally stolen and reposted in violation of USA and global copyright legislation. A number of hedge funds have recently add...

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  • Teen jumps out of plane onto tarmac at SFO
Teen jumps out of plane onto tarmac at SFO

The US citizen was traveling alone and appeared to be in emotional distress during the flight, airport spokesman Doug Yakel said. It's unclear what charges, if any, the teen might face. The passenger has been taken into custody by law enforcement. Police dogs searched the area where the teen exited the plane, and ran on the tarmac.

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  • Dow Jones industrials break above 22000
Dow Jones industrials break above 22000

It is up 236% since its bear market low of 6547.05, which means a $10,000 investment would be worth $33,600 now. Gains were broad based, with twenty-two of 30 index members finishing in positive territory. " Earnings growth allows the market to be patient about Washington". The Dow has risen 11% in 2017, even as Wall Street is losing confi...

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  • Ethereum Price Surges Past $200 as Bitcoin Judgment Day Arrives
Ethereum Price Surges Past $200 as Bitcoin Judgment Day Arrives

In fact, the split was mostly seen as a benefit, since it allows bitcoin owners to double their coins by claiming BCC tokens for free. Kraken said that it's working on crediting accounts with bitcoin cash , and that its site's login function is down due to heavy traffic.

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  • LLC Continues to Hold Stake in Discovery Communications, Inc. (DISCA)
LLC Continues to Hold Stake in Discovery Communications, Inc. (DISCA)

The companies estimate the deal will create cost savings of about $350 million. Advance Publications, the privately held media company owned by the Newhouse family, owns a large share of Discovery stock. Announced earlier today, the combination will dominate the U.S. ad-supported pay-TV market, with a 20 per cent market share. "The transaction...

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  • Eurozone inflation remains below European Central Bank targets
Eurozone inflation remains below European Central Bank targets

The unemployment rate in the eurozone now stands at 9.1 per cent, down from 12 per cent in 2013, but still double the UK's current rate of 4.5 per cent. He added: "Some countries have already released their first estimates of second-quarter GDP growth, showing that the expansion is broad-based within the eurozone".

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  • US Economy Glides Back to Steady, Modest Growth Path
US Economy Glides Back to Steady, Modest Growth Path

The Commerce Department will release its advance second-quarter GDP estimate on Friday at 8:30 a.m. EDT. In July, the Bank of Canada opted to raise interest rates for the first time since 2010. The Trump administration has pledged to push the economy to three percent growth or higher - which officials say will pay for deep proposed tax cuts -...

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  • Oil prices hover near 8-week highs on lower USA stocks
Oil prices hover near 8-week highs on lower USA stocks

Brent crude futures were up 86 cents at $52.35 a barrel at 11:35 a.m. EDT (1535 GMT) after reaching a two-month high of $52.68 a barrel. But analysts say oil prices may have little room to head higher as recent gains could encourage more output, particularly from us shale producers with low costs.

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  • Executive Pleads Guilty In VW Dieselgate Scandal
Executive Pleads Guilty In VW Dieselgate Scandal

A federal court said Tuesday that Oliver Schmidt will plead guilty to some of the three charges against him, the Detroit News reports . Mr. Schmidt is the second to plead guilty after James Liang, an engineer based from 1983 to 2008 in Wolfsburg, the headquarters of VW in Germany, where he worked in the department in charge of diesel develop...

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  • Lyft partners with Taco Bell to satisfy those late-night munchies
Lyft partners with Taco Bell to satisfy those late-night munchies

Your Lyft ride home from the party just got 100 times tastier. As you may already know, both Lyft and Uber are big on the themed auto events, so why shouldn't this expand to include a partnership with Taco heckin' Bell? In addition to the chance to order drive-thru Taco Bell as a passenger, Taco Mode also includes a custom in-care menu, fre...

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  • United States to ban citizens from travel to North Korea, tour operators say
United States to ban citizens from travel to North Korea, tour operators say

Whereas, North Korea leader Kim Jong-un called the launch a "gift package" for the USA on the anniversary of its Independence Day. The circumstances surrounding his death are not clear, including why he fell into a coma. Efforts by private tour operators to prevent or resolve past detentions of USA citizens in the DPRK [Democratic People's Republ...

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  • Bank of Japan keeps stimulus intact, cuts inflation outlook
Bank of Japan keeps stimulus intact, cuts inflation outlook

Bank of Japan (BOJ) kept monetary policy unchanged and extended the timeline for achieving its 2% inflation target on Thursday. But core consumer prices in May rose just 0.4 percent from a year earlier, well below the BOJ's 2 percent target.

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  • Lyft is following Uber into self-driving cars
Lyft is following Uber into self-driving cars

The ride sharing company has made a decision to start a self-driving division with a facility in Palo Alto, California, rather than continuing to rely on partnerships to gain the technology in what company leadership is calling the Open Platform Initiative, CNBC reported .

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  • Relx PLC (LON:REL) Rating Reiterated by Citigroup Inc
Relx PLC (LON:REL) Rating Reiterated by Citigroup Inc

Stephens initiated the shares of MEG in report on Wednesday, November 18 with "Equal-Weight" rating. Scotia Capital upgraded the shares of AGI in report on Thursday, August 13 to "Sector Outperform" rating. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Northgate plc (LON:NTG) rating on Tuesday, December 1. 299,108 shares of the stock traded hands. (NYSE:MEG). New Yor...

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  • I've to be a good value addition to team: Bharat Arun
I've to be a good value addition to team: Bharat Arun

These Ravi Shastris, Anil Kumbles will come and go. Kumble described his partnership with Kohli as "untenable" before stepping down last month after the Champions Trophy. The kind of hype surrounding the India team coach's appointment over the last few weeks gave the impression that it was the most important job after the country's prime minister...

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  • Washington Redskins President Thinks His Quarterback's Name Is
Washington Redskins President Thinks His Quarterback's Name Is "Kurt Cousins"

Last year Washington placed the franchise tag on Cousins, preventing him from testing the waters of free agency, and this year, rather than offering Cousins a contract that could keep the quarterback in D.C. If that does happen and Washington lets Cousins hit free agency, they could still land him back by just beating his best contract offe...

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  • United States stocks end flat to open heavy earnings week
United States stocks end flat to open heavy earnings week

Only five of the S&P 500's 11 sectors settled in positive territory, but one of those groups was the top-weighted tech space (+0.5%), highlighted by Apple's eight session winning streak and Facebook's new all-time high. The Nasdaq Composite Index added 1.97 points, or 0.03 percent, to 6,314.43. Procter & Gamble PG.N rose 0.5 percent to $87....

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  • $5B in student loan debt could be forgotten thanks to missing paperwork
$5B in student loan debt could be forgotten thanks to missing paperwork

National Collegiate Student Loan Trusts, one of the country's largest owners of private student loans, is locked in a prolonged legal battle with borrowers who have fallen behind on their loan repayments. The ongoing student loan debt crisis is causing comparisons to the sub-prime mortgage crisis 10 years ago when billions of dollars in loans wer...

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  • Blue Apron Stock drops as Amazon announces Meal Kit Business
Blue Apron Stock drops as Amazon announces Meal Kit Business

Blue Apron , a leader in the meal-kit delivery service industry, has seen shares drop by more than 30 percent since going public last month . But Amazon indicated plans to enter the market in a trademark application with the U.S. Amazon already sells meal kits from third party companies like Tyson and the Martha Stewart-Marley Spoon collabo...

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  • Ann Coulter Slams Delta on Twitter Amid Seat Dispute; Delta Fires Back
Ann Coulter Slams Delta on Twitter Amid Seat Dispute; Delta Fires Back

However, the air carrier got a chance to turn around its public perception after Coulter went on a raging Twitter rant and declared it "the worst airline in America" for daring to move her from an aisle seat with "extra legroom" to a window.

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  • China's second quarter growth beats expectations at 6.9%
China's second quarter growth beats expectations at 6.9%

Private sector investment grew 7.2 percent in the first six months to 17.02 trillion yuan, accounting for 60.7 percent of the total, according to the statement. "What is important to note is that this is heavily driven by credit and fixed-asset investment", said Christopher Balding, an associate professor at the HSBC School of Business at Peking ...

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  • BC wildfire crews prepare for windy weekend
BC wildfire crews prepare for windy weekend

A complete and total ban on open fires is now in place in British Columbia, with the province having declared a state of emergency last week. "When it is this hot and dry and of course with these winds in the forecast, it just makes things all the more volatile in terms of even the use of off-road vehicles, the heat off the exhaust pipe or debris...

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  • China border row will be resolved peacefully, opposition told
China border row will be resolved peacefully, opposition told

The opposition is likely to raise the two issues during Parliament's monsoon session that begins on Monday. "The unique nature of very close and longstanding India - Bhutan relationship was recognised", it further said. "The message reads: "@India - The Borderline is the bottom line!" said India Today. Sources said the opposition was informed a...

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  • Dow, S&P 500 close at record high amid data, earnings
Dow, S&P 500 close at record high amid data, earnings

Thursday's action left the Nasdaq composite ahead almost 2% for the week and tracking toward its best weekly finish since late May. Big-dividend stocks like utilities and real estate companies rose as bond yields fell. Target said its sales and customer traffic grew. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was flat at 21,530. The Nasdaq Composite Ind...

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  • Infamous former Federation Internationale de Football Association executive Chuck Blazer dies
Infamous former Federation Internationale de Football Association executive Chuck Blazer dies

Chuck Blazer , who rose from suburban soccer dad to become the most powerful American in worldwide soccer - only to end his reign pleading guilty to corruption and being the key witness that engulfed the sport, died Wednesday night after a long illness.

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  • Carter collapses in Canada
Carter collapses in Canada

A motorcade was seen taken him to St. Boniface Hospital. Carter served as US president from 1977 to 1981. "President Carter told us he is OK and is being taken offsite for observation", Habitat said in a statement posted on social media.

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  • Oil prices grow as U.S. inventories drop
Oil prices grow as U.S. inventories drop

Crude stocks at the Cushing, Oklahoma, delivery hub fell by 2 million barrels, API said . West Texas Intermediate, the USA benchmark for the price of oil, was up 1.9 percent to $45.92 per barrel. The major increase in supply would further undermine the strength of OPEC , which was exporting an average of 25 million barrels a day in 2016. Produc...

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  • Mitali Raj on Cusp of becoming Leading Run Scorer
Mitali Raj on Cusp of becoming Leading Run Scorer

However, it seems if Mithali Raj would have played more ODIs, the number of runs she has scored would have been even more. "She is a quality player". Highest run getter in women's ODIs. At the age of 19, Raj smashed 214 against England at Taunton in a Test match, which was the highest ever individual Test score until Pakistan's Kiran Baluch i...

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  • Gymboree to close 350 stores nationwide
Gymboree to close 350 stores nationwide

Closing sales are set to begin July 18. The company is also closing some Jack and Janie stores, but none in Central Florida. The company will have more than 900 locations after the stores are shut down. The stores at Virginia Center Commons, Regency Square , Chesterfield Towne Center and Stony Point will be closing. Many local shopping malls ...

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  • AT&T joins net neutrality protest-despite suing to block neutrality rules
AT&T joins net neutrality protest-despite suing to block neutrality rules

Fight for the Future , an organization behind Net Neutrality Day , says almost 70,000 people, organizations, online forums, startups, and other groups are participating in the event on Wednesday. "Wednesday's Day of Action is only the beginning of a massive pushback against the effort to remove essential net neutrality protections". "Internet ...

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  • Wanda to sell off $9.3 billion in tourism assets to tackle debt
Wanda to sell off $9.3 billion in tourism assets to tackle debt

The deal marks Sun's biggest gambit, building on a spree totaling more than $12 billion over the past year as Sunac expands beyond its core focus on residential real estate. Wanda is among conglomerates including Fosun International Ltd., HNA Group Co. and Anbang Insurance Group Co. whose loans are under government scrutiny after China's banking re...

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