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Bitcoin beats gold in price for the first time ever

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However, some analysts have said that the bitcoin ETF has less than a 25% chance of being approved, according to an earlier CoinDesk report. Following the rush in 2013, the price of Bitcoin was slashed dramatically when Mt. If they succeed, this could pave the way for similar launches and will also strengthen the acceptability of the digital currency, which could push prices further. Read More »

May accuses Sturgeon of 'twisting the truth' in Scottish independence bid

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While few would doubt her commitment to the Union, her decision to raise the prospect of Scotland not being handed powers now on their way from Brussels was a peculiar one. I think what people want to see is the SNP government looking at the issues that matter to them on a day-to-day basis: the Scottish economy, reform of schools, jobs, the NHS. Read More »

Costco will hike membership fees in Canada and U.S. this June

Those who have an Executive Membership, both in the USA and Canada, the annual fee increases by $10. The fee increases will impact around 35 million members, roughly half of them executive members, the company said. A gap is a space between prices that occurs when the price of a stock makes a move down or up when there is no trading happening in between. Here we discussed analysts opinions what they said about Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST ) One Month Ago. Read More »

OPEC's Production Cuts Compliance Rate Reaches 94% In February

The price for April Futures Brent oil increased by 0.11%, reaching $55.14 per barrel on the London ICE Futures Exchange. On NYMEX ( New York Mercantile Exchange) cost of the U.S. Capping the market was a reported rise in crude inventories to a new record high. On Nymex Friday, April gasoline edged up by less than a cent to $1.652 a gallon, though trading sharply lower for the week by 4.9%. Read More »

HHgregg to close 8 South Florida stores plus Miami distribution center

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Nationwide, the closures will result in about 1,500 people losing their jobs. The company plans to sell off current inventory and close the stores by mid-April. Riesbeck said the economics in the affected regions didn't make sense for the company's effort to become profitable again. Hhgregg's announcement comes on the heels of reports the 61-year-old chain was considering filing for bankruptcy following two years of sagging sales and a disappointing performance from last year's holiday ... Read More »

Feds raid Caterpillar offices in IL

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Federal law enforcement officials executed a search warrant Thursday at three central IL facilities of Caterpillar , one of the largest construction equipment manufacturers in the world. "The lawsuit alleged the company shifted profits overseas and to offshore shell companies to avoid paying more than $2 billion in US taxes". Caterpillar's stock traded recently at $94.37, down more than 4 percent on the day. Read More »

ROE of Emerson Electric Co. (NYSE:EMR) stands at 0

Other hedge funds have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Emerson Electric Company (NYSE:EMR) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a note issued to investors on Thursday. Read More »

Uber CEO apologizes after video of argument with driver

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Some people don't like take responsibility for their own shit. "They blame everything in their life on somebody else", Kalanick yells before slamming the door. And the company has even faced some criticism from a key ally: the mayor of Pittsburgh, who has said the city is getting little in return for opening its streets to Uber's self-driving auto tests. Read More »

Salesforce.com, inc. (NYSE:CRM) Share Price Target Increased By $5

BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A. now owns 16,394,124 shares of the CRM provider's stock worth $1,301,857,000 after buying an additional 127,481 shares in the last quarter. But he gave no specific details about the new service's current financial impact. If you are accessing this report on another site, it was illegally copied and republished in violation of United States and global trademark & copyright laws. Read More »

Fmr LLC Has $220626000 Position in CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (CNP)

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Glg LLC's holdings in CenterPoint Energy were worth $392,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Several other hedge funds have also made changes to their positions in the stock. The firm earned $3.70 billion during the quarter. Equities research analysts expect that NextEra Energy, Inc. will post $6.63 EPS for the current year. Read More »

Snap looking to price IPO above range

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It's the largest public offering for a US tech company since Facebook in 2012. At $17 a share, the parent of popular disappearing-messaging app Snapchat has a market valuation of roughly $24 billion, more than double the size of rival Twitter and the richest valuation in a US tech IPO since Facebook in 2012. Read More »

4 things Obama anxious about that were missing from Trump's speech

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A memo sent out by the White House this week said Mr Trump would invite Americans to come together (protests have become a bit of a thing in his first month in office). The wide-ranging, primarily upbeat, sometimes emotional and frequently GOP applauded 9 - 10:09 PM ET speech was up from President Barack Obama's last SOTU past year in the early numbers across nearly all the Big 4 networks. Read More »

Citrus County deputies kill man shooting at Sabal Pipeline

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Authorities chased him until the trooper executed a PIT maneuver, stopping the fleeing gunman's vehicle south of East Floral Park Drive, Florida Highway Patrol Sgt. They have been placed on administrative leave, which is typical protocol for law enforcement personnel involved in fatal shootings. Officials said that's when the suspect opened fire on deputies, who returned gunfire. Read More »

Russian Federation sees USA oil production as a lid on oil prices

On one hand, OPEC is pushing for broader cuts from the cartel and several large external producers, particularly Russian Federation. The OPEC in its February oil market report said Oman's oil output in 2017 is expected to decline by 40,000 bpd to average around 960,000 barrels following the announced production adjustments, with half of this reduction coming from annual decline. Read More »

Green To Pay BHS Pension Deficit

After 15 year at its helm, Green sold BHS for £1 in 2015 to Dominic Chappell, a former bankrupt businessman with no retail experience. Green, whose company Arcadia Group owns Topshop, Miss Selfridges and Burton, had initially promised to "sort" out the pension deficit after a parliamentary inquiry a year ago. Read More »

Warren Buffett: investors should stick to low-priced tracker funds

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At year-end, that privilege would have delivered Berkshire a profit of $10.5 billion, Buffett wrote, noting that Berkshire can use its preferred shares to satisfy the $5 billion cost of exercising the warrant. " If they can get to the Sweet 16, if there's only one of them, whoever it is, he or she gets a million dollars a year for the rest of their life ", Warren Buffett said Monday on CNBC . Read More »

Takata pleads guilty to USA fraud charge linked to faulty air bags

Takata Corp.'s chief financial officer Yoichiro Nomura leaves federal court in Detroit on Monday. Separately, three former executives are charged with falsifying test reports. Steeh told parties in court that he had considered tougher sentencing. Takata has admitted having provided misleading testing reports to auto makers on rupture-prone airbags installed in millions of vehicles between 2000 and 2015. Read More »

Nebraska farmers cheer death knell of Obama water rule

Preliminary reports from The Washington Post and other media outlets indicated the order would instruct the Environmental Protection Agency and Army Corps of Engineers to "review and reconsider" the rule. I look forward to working with the administration on commonsense environmental policies that conserve our natural resources for the next generation while continuing to encourage economic development". Read More »

Ross set for Senate vote; easy confirmation expected

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Mr Ross served under President Clinton on the board of the US-Russian Investment Fund, and was later an adviser on privatisation to then New York Mayor, Rudy Giulliani. In 2000, he founded WL Ross & Co., a private equity firm. Ross is set to become an influential voice in Trump's economic team and was expected to start work on renegotiating trade relationships with China and Mexico. Read More »

Former EPA regional administrator urges colleagues to 'fight back'

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Pruitt has been the attorney general of Oklahoma since November 2010. Pruitt contrasted that with his own intention to put more regulatory powers under state control. Come fiscal year 2018, the EPA could be short $2 billion and 3,000 employees. Additionally, within days of his confirmation, Scott Pruitt moved to hamstring the Agency. Read More »

President Trump Listening To "Candidate Trump" On Entitlement Reform

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The new Treasury secretary's comments double down on earlier statements from the Trump administration that policies such as regulatory relief and tax cuts can more than pay for themselves by leading to an increase in economic growth. Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid for low-income people accounted for almost $1.8 trillion of the government's $3.9 trillion in spending in 2016, according to the CBO. Read More »

The Serco Group plc (SRP) Earns "Hold" Rating from HSBC Holdings plc

Other equities research analysts have also issued reports about the company. Today, Numis Securities Ltd reiterated its Hold rating on IMI plc (LON:IMI) with a price target of GBX 1,100. The correct version of this story can be viewed at [[permalink]]. The firm also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, April 7th. Read More »

United Airlines will fly between Springfield and Houston

Officials say the 40-minute flights, besides offering connections to far-flung destinations, are a way to avoid the hassle and expense of driving to San Francisco and parking at the airport there. Monday in the city council's chamber. United's departures out of Charles M. Schulz - Sonoma County Airport will be at 6 a.m., 2:05 p.m. and 5:20 p.m. Read More »

Campaign against ABVP: BJP's Mysuru MP likens Kargil hero's daughter to Dawood

Raising doubts about the campaign, Rijiju on Twitter asked, "Who is polluting this young girl's mind?" However, others have condemned what they have called "bullying". "Everybody has freedom but that does not mean that you raise slogans to weaken the country". Former Indian cricketer Virender Sehwag also jumped into the ring and posted a tweet posing with a poster: "I did not score two triple centuries, my bat did". Read More »