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Top Financial Stock Picking: E*TRADE Financial (ETFC), American Express (AXP)

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EPS in next five year years is expected to touch 7.72% while EPS growth in past 5 year was 8.50% along with sales growth of 2.80% in the last five years. On average, equities research analysts predict that American Express will post $5.71 EPS for the current fiscal year. The dividend is payable on December 6, 2016 to shareholders of record at the close of business on November 22, 2016. Read More »

Poll known for accuracy finds Clinton, Trump locked in dead heat

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The Sunshine State is a key prize in the presidential race, one of several battleground states that are key for both candidates if they want to win on November 8. "The least probable voters include Trump supporters who feel the prospect of victory is slipping away and Republicans who are reluctantly voting for Clinton at the top of the ticket", Murray said. Read More »

Early voting starts Monday in Central Florida

Since the early-voting feature is new to cities and towns this year, clerks are in uncharted territory, but Bradshaw said they are prepared. To make it real convenient, the Orange County Supervisor of Elections office has a drive-thru window where you can return your mail-in ballot without getting out of your vehicle. Read More »

Indian business giant Tata Sons removes chairman Mistry

Still, since Cyrus Mistry was from within the promoter group, he was seen as an insider. The board constituted a selection committee comprising Tata, TVS Group head Venu Srinivasan, Amit Chandra of Bain Capital, former diplomat Ronen Sen and Lord Kumar Bhattacharya. Read More »

PM Modi on triple talaq: Lives of Muslim women can not be destroyed

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Addressing the valedictory function of "National Initiative towards Strengthening Arbitration and Enforcement in India", on Sunday, Prime Minister said, "Businesses seek assurance of the prevalence of rule of law in the Indian market". What kind of justice is this? Modi said: "Now the issue of talaq has come up". "Debates are going on in the media". Uttar Pradesh is India's most populous state and 20 per cent of its 200 million people are Muslim. Read More »

Big US banks unveil consumer payment app

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Called Zelle (just like the speedy gazelle without the "ga-"), the new service will allow customers to email or text cash payments instantly for anyone with a US bank account. US households made $1.2 trillion in person-to-person payments in 2014, according to research and consulting firm Aite Group. Nineteen financial institutions have joined the Zelle Network, including eight of the largest retail banks in the U.S. Read More »

Virginia's unemployment rate up slightly to 4 percent in September

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Hiring in professional & business services, which includes much of the tech sector, also rose solidly, adding 2,700 jobs in September and 24,700 jobs over the past year. Ohio's nonagricultural wage and salary employment decreased 3,100 over the month, from a revised 5,501,000 in August to 5,497,900 in September 2016. Read More »

Oil Holds Above $50 Amid Uncertainty Over Russia Supply Stance

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An increase to $60 a barrel would probably trigger a jump in North American production while trimming global demand growth, IEA Executive Director Fatih Birol said Tuesday. With prices for Brent and WTI still over $50 a barrel, the pressure is growing on OPEC to deliver on the pledge to cut production. U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude rose to its highest since June 9 at $51.60, before easing to end the session at $51.35, up $1.54, or 3.1 percent. Read More »

5 heavy Manchester United losses in the Premier League

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Spectators were left rubbing their eyes in disbelief when Marcos Alonso's hopeful ball befuddled Chris Smalling and Daley Blind, with Pedro racing past David de Gea to slot home after 30 seconds. But it would be impossible for any franchise to match the cash the Chinese are throwing at the game in a bid to become football's new superpower. The energy was being transmitted to his players. Read More »

Jeff Fisher says Rams won't bait Odell Beckham Jr

The first three of Keenum's interceptions came on passes intended for Austin. For six frustrating weeks, the New York Giants defense wondered why they couldn't get their hands on the ball. The two-time Pro Bowler missed practice time leading up to the game due to a lingering hip injury... All of this impacts Beckham because Eli Manning needs time in the pocket to find Beckham, as well as Victor Cruz and Sterling Shepard . Read More »

BRICS Leaders Meet In India For Summit

Pakistan has accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of "misleading" BRICS countries and alleged that India is "desperately trying to hide its brutalities" in Jammu and Kashmir, where over 80 people have died since protests broke out in July. Tensions between the nuclear-armed neighbours have been running high after 19 Indian soldiers were killed in an attack on an army base in Jammu and Kashmir on September 18. Read More »

AT&T set to announce $85 billion Time Warner purchase

AT&T shares closed down 73 cents, or 1.8%, to $38.65 in Thursday trading. The media company has a vast library of movies and television series, such as the Harry Potter films and Game of Thrones , and is among Hollywood's most prolific producers. Read More »

Top UN human rights official calls Aleppo bombings 'crimes of historic proportions'

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But so far there have been no organized evacuation convoys and only a handful of the 250,000 civilians still living in the rebel sector have left under their own steam. Aleppo residents said that they heard the sound of clashes near a corridor in the Bustan al-Qasr area. The official also voiced deep concerns over information that militants are preventing civilians from leaving East Aleppo. Read More »

At 4.9 percent, SC unemployment keeps falling

The rate last month was the lowest since February 2001. "This half percentage point increase was larger than is typical for this time of year", the Labor Department wrote in a press release. September's count of 117,125 unemployed persons is slightly higher than August 2016's count of 116,296, which marked the lowest number of unemployed since May 2008, when the number was 113,343. Read More »

Indian bank authorities say 3.2 million debit cards hacked

According to the National Payments Corporation of India, as many as 641 customers across 19 banks have been duped of Rs 1.3 crore using stolen debit card data. About 26.5 lakh card on Visa and MasterCard platforms were impacted while six lakh are on RuPay, in a breach that reportedly involved about 85-90 ATMs. Read More »

Philippine President Duterte to visit China next week

USA marines and members of the color guard prepare to fold their flag after the closing ceremony of the joint amphibious landing exercise with the Philippines at a military camp in Manila on Tuesday. "I knew that if I don't change, I will be in one of those caskets", said a 44-year-old man, who declined to be named, pointing to coffins in a small workshop where nine other former drug users were also working. Read More »

Samsung Note 7 Recall to Cost at Least $5.3 Billion

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After weeks of unsuccessful attempts to save the brand's image , the electronics firm announced on Tuesday it was ending the production and sale of the troubled Galaxy Note 7 smartphone. The company received 13 reports of burns and 47 reports of property damage associated with the phones. "We are taking this additional step because even one fire incident inflight poses a high risk of severe personal injury and puts many lives at risk". Read More »

Gold firm ahead of final United States presidential debate

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The ECB has provided extraordinary stimulus in recent years, cutting interest rates into negative territory and pushing the cost of credit to all-time lows.Spot gold XAU= was down 0.2 percent at $1,266.4 an ounce by 2:46 p.m. "There is accelerating physical gold demand in Asia and particularly in India which has helped prices", Commerzbank commodity analyst Carsten Fritsch said, adding that Indian demand had improved from lacklustre sales past year. Read More »

How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Friday

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Telecoms .SPLRCL , down 2.3 percent, were lower for a second straight session. But gains in Microsoft and McDonald's on the back of their strong quarterly reports helped keep losses in check. Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move. "At the moment, one is lacking". But with about 85 percent of S&P 500 companies left to report, there is still room for earnings to disappoint. Read More »

Clinton camp preparing for possibility Trump won't concede

The Clinton campaign said the ad is expected to air in the battleground states of Florida, Iowa, Nevada, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Ohio and Pennsylvania and is part of an already existing ad buy. After proposing a ban on all Muslims entering the country, Trump has stuck with his belief that Muslims are a threat to the United States. At the end of the ad, Khan appears glossy-eyed, asking Trump a simple question. Read More »

Kansas City Southern Reports 9% Drop In Q3 Profit

The share price of the company (NYSE:KSU) was down -2.25% during the last trading session, with a high of 96.82 and the volume of Kansas City Southern shares traded was 2556635. Citigroup Inc. restated a buy rating and set a $108.00 price objective on shares of Kansas City Southern in a report on Wednesday, July 6th. Ltd. now owns 1,425 shares of the company's stock worth $128,000 after buying an additional 522 shares during the period. Read More »

In 'Never Go Back,' Tom Cruise's Jack Reacher exceeds his grasp

She's pretty good, and they get great support from Danika Yarosh , who plays a young girl caught up in the mystery. Reacher gets into some bad business and uses a mixture of muscle and mind stuff to get through it. Cruise spent over an hour on the red carpet, in London's Leicester Square, meeting fans and speaking to press, having flown in from Los Angeles earlier that day. Read More »

US vows all-out defence against 'grave' North Korean threat

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Few hours before the launch, the USA and North Korea agreed to step up efforts to counter the nuclear and missile threats of North threats in a meeting. The U.S. Strategic Command says it believes the North launched it in an attempt to make up for its failure on Saturday. He said the allies should mobilise "all tools in the toolkit" to defend themselves."What is most important is to continuously demonstrate our capability and deterrence with our commitment and actions so that Pyongyang ... Read More »

MI couple suddenly collapse and die right before eating dinner

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Upon their return, the neighbor found the two in the same spot and made a decision to call police. A neighbor who stopped by their apartment around 9 p.m. Uhl said it appeared the drugs were in the process of being divided for sale. The married couple lived in the 100 block of Riley Street, which is near Main Street and Tecumseh Street. Read More »

Samsung losses to exceed $5bn over Note 7 failure

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The global consolidated sales estimate has also been lowered by 2 trillion Korean won ($1.7 billion) to approximately 47 trillion Korean won, after the company made a decision to permanently halt sales of the troubled Note 7 device, in less than two months after its launch. Read More »

Peter Thiel donating $1.25 million to Donald Trump's campaign

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According to the New York Times , the billionaire is set to donate $1.25 million to Trump, split between his campaign and a pro-Trump Super PAC . Robert Mercer, of the hedge fund Renaissance Technologies, and his daughter Rebekah Mercer gave $15.5 million in support of Trump, according to Center for Responsive Politics . Read More »

Fiat Chrysler recalls trucks, cars to fix alternator problem

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The automaker said it knew a single potentially associated injury, however no accidents. Dealers will reroute the wiring at no cost to owners. Fiat Chrysler hasn't exactly been having a great year when it comes to vehicle safety and recalls - from cars that tend to roll away because of confusing gear shifts to a slew of vehicles with airbag issues. Read More »

Oil rises on US crude inventory draw, falling Chinese output

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Brent for December settlement advanced 99 cents, or 1.9 percent, to settle at $52.67 a barrel on the London-based ICE Futures Europe Exchange. Crude prices have gained some 13 per cent since the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries proposed on September 27 its first output cut or freeze in eight years to rein in a global crude glut. Read More »

Wall Street climbs on earnings improvement

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INSURERS SLUMP: A couple of big health insurance companies were among the market laggards. Oil prices steadied as the dollar gave up early gains and expectations of output curbs by OPEC lifted crude prices despite forecasts for a second straight weekly build in USA crude stockpiles. Read More »

Starbucks plans to double stores in China in 5 years

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Starbucks also promoted Belinda Wong to the position of CEO ofStarbucks China. According to Schultz, Wong and the rest of the Starbucks China team have been key to guiding the chain in creating locally relevant stores and products that are designed for the Chinese palate. Read More »