• Global stocks mostly higher on strong Chinese growth
Global stocks mostly higher on strong Chinese growth

The DJIA traded above 26,000 for the first time. Causes of recent rises in stock prices Trump's recent tax cuts promise to increase the profits of most U.S. The S&P 500 closed down 9.82 points, or 0.4%, to 2,776, with eight of the 11 main sectors finishing in negative territory. Its share price rose +2.37%.

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  • IBM revenue rises after 22 quarters of dwindling earnings
IBM revenue rises after 22 quarters of dwindling earnings

Including that charge, the tax rate for the quarter was 124%, and it was 49% for all of 2017. Analysts expected some growth in revenue during the fourth quarter to be generated from sales of the z14 mainframe computer, and that took place during the entire quarter.

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  • Demonetised notes worth Rs 100 cr seized in Kanpur
Demonetised notes worth Rs 100 cr seized in Kanpur

A builder from Sisamau led the team to the site where the currency was stocked, an UP police official said. They were arrested along with the builder. Initially, they tried to mislead police, but later during intensive interrogation, they broke down and confessed their crime, the SSP said. The police declined to reveal the names of the arrested p...

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  • U Penn student reportedly stabbed more than 20 times
U Penn student reportedly stabbed more than 20 times

Bernstein's body was found after rain washed away soil on his grave in the park. Bernstein's body was found on Tuesday in a shallow grave at Borrego Park, where he and Woodward went almost a week before he was reported missing. It is the only homicide reported in Lake Forest in at least four years, according to authorities. Blaze Bernstein, r...

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  • GoPro hunting a buyer as sale tipped
GoPro hunting a buyer as sale tipped

GoPro also cut some 200 positions in November of 2016. Following Monday's windfall, GoPro short sellers have now made a total of $42.5 million betting against the company this year. "We entered the new year with strong sell-through and are excited with our hardware and software roadmap". Due to the drone-market exit and weak demand, GoPro pl...

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  • Florida's minimum wage is increasing in 2018, but is it enough?
Florida's minimum wage is increasing in 2018, but is it enough?

Another minimum wage hike will be coming for NY workers Sunday. "We though are concerned about further efforts to increase that and make MI an even greater outlier in this area", says Block. "The increase in the minimum wage will mean a boost for our lowest paid people in society in 2018". "In many cases, our employers are paying beyond minimum...

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  • SoftBank tender for Uber stake succeeds
SoftBank tender for Uber stake succeeds

The completion of the deal is the first significant achievement for Uber's new CEO Dara Khosrowshahi, who took over in August after an ugly year at the company defined by sexual harassment and discrimination allegations, executive misbehavior, lawsuits, and plenty of finger-pointing within the company's board room.

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  • A Few Days Left to Get Your Christmas Shopping
A Few Days Left to Get Your Christmas Shopping

The purchase of gifts for adults has been one on the key categories impacted by this, with completion levels tracking below previous years since the week commencing 6 December. Saturday and until 6 p.m. for Christmas Eve on Sunday. An added benefit for Stoneridge Mall stores is that 81% of those shoppers plan to make additional purchases when colle...

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  • Amazon acquires connected camera and doorbell startup Blink
Amazon acquires connected camera and doorbell startup Blink

Blink, founded in 2014 via a successful $1 million crowdfunding campaign, makes low-priced video doorbells and security cameras for indoor and outdoor use. Amazon launched the wired Cloud Cam streaming video camera earlier this year. Blink says that you won't have to worry about any changes with regards to support.

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  • United States Rules In Favor Of Boeing, Slaps Bombardier With Tax
United States Rules In Favor Of Boeing, Slaps Bombardier With Tax

Airbus , Boeing's European rival, reached a deal with Bombardier in October to purchase a 50.01 per cent stake in the C Series commercial jet and plans to build an assembly line in Alabama for American customers while maintaining the primary line in Mirabel, Que.

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  • Congress stumbles again on CHIP funding
Congress stumbles again on CHIP funding

Meanwhile, several states, including Pennsylvania, are on the verge of running out of funding for this vital program. Some states are sending notices to thousands of families that the 20-year-old program soon will need to shut down for lack of cash.

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  • North Korea Must 'Earn Its Way Back To The Table' For Negotiations
North Korea Must 'Earn Its Way Back To The Table' For Negotiations

During his first year in office Trump has repeatedly lobbed threats at North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un, using fiery rhetoric that clashes with Tillerson's diplomatic approach. "Third, offering channels of communication with all parties", Guterres noted. The White House had responded to Tillerson's remarks by insisting there had been no change in ...

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  • New York, New Jersey devise plan to fund Gateway Tunnel project
New York, New Jersey devise plan to fund Gateway Tunnel project

NY and New Jersey announced Thursday how they will pay for their share of an estimated $13 billion project to build a new rail tunnel under the Hudson River and other improvements, with New Jersey's outgoing governor outlining a plan that calls for progressively steeper fare hikes for train riders in his state during the next 20 years.

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  • Mobile gets into paid TV market
Mobile gets into paid TV market

Similar to services like YouTube TV and PlayStation Vue, Layer 3 carries the signals of most US cable networks and pay channels like HBO, Showtime, and ESPN, but bundles them with a straightforward HD decoder and PVR set-top box that connects to a television in your living room.

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  • The Critical Contrast: Kinder Morgan (KMI) versus Niska Gas Storage Partners (NKA)
The Critical Contrast: Kinder Morgan (KMI) versus Niska Gas Storage Partners (NKA)

A total of 14.2 Billion shares exchanged at hands and its average trading volume is standing at 11.85 Million shares. (NYSE: KMI ). Welch Lc reported 0.07% of its portfolio in Kinder Morgan, Inc . The company's market cap is $39.53 Billion. (NYSE: KMI ). Bankshares Hapoalim Bm holds 0.07% or 14,517 shares. Profund Advisors Ltd Liability Corporatio...

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  • Sensex paints gloomy picture before RBI policy, falls 100 points
Sensex paints gloomy picture before RBI policy, falls 100 points

The Sensex of the BSE after opening at 32,798.50 points touched a high of 32,804.75 and a low of 32,702.37 points. The index had lost 205 points yesterday after the Reserve Bank held the policy rate and raised the inflation forecast for the remainder of the fiscal.

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  • Bitcoin Monthly Outlook - December 2017
Bitcoin Monthly Outlook - December 2017

CME Group and CBOE Global Markets exchanges will offer investors Bitcoin futures from later this month. The Chicago Mercantile Exchange also said Friday that it will start offering bitcoin futures trading on December 18. Bitcoin hit a record above US$11,400 last Wednesday, but then lost 20% of its value in the following 24 hours. Accordi...

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  • Philippines manufacturing PMI rose to 54.8 in November
Philippines manufacturing PMI rose to 54.8 in November

The PMI is a composite index representing the weighted average of five sub-components: new orders, output, employment, suppliers' delivery time and stocks. Greater output also led to an accumulation in post-production inventories, the survey found. The Reserve Bank of India is likely to keep interest rates steady at its policy meeting next week, ...

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  • 9 most popular items sold on Black Friday 2017
9 most popular items sold on Black Friday 2017

Cyber Monday, the marketing term representing a day of online shopping deals, is anticipated to garner American retailers $6.6 billion, according to one estimate from Adobe Analytics, says Reuters. There was little evidence of the delirious shopper frenzy customary of Black Fridays from past years. "There has been a significant amount of deba...

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  • Ireland promises progress in Apple tax recovery in coming weeks
Ireland promises progress in Apple tax recovery in coming weeks

Leo Varadkar said it would allow British and Irish ministers to plot a way forward if the Northern Ireland parties can not agree reach agreement. "The Prime Minister should warn Brussels that Northern Ireland must not be used as blackmail".

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  • Foxconn Uses Illegal Student Labor to Build iPhone X
Foxconn Uses Illegal Student Labor to Build iPhone X

Student labor is common in China, but workers must be paid, their positions must be voluntary, and they can not exceed working 40 hours a week. Apple in a recent audit of its overseas manufacturing partners found that Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., part of Taiwan's Foxconn Technology Group and the exclusive assembler of the iPhone X, employed ...

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  • Hong Kong's unemployment rate hits record low
Hong Kong's unemployment rate hits record low

The October unemployment rate was four-tenths of a percentage point lower than the national rate of 4.1% reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics . A separate survey of employers showed seasonally adjusted nonfarm payrolls dropped by 4,300 in October, a month after hitting a record high close to 6 million.

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  • Norway's central bank recommends removal of oil stocks from sovereign fund
Norway's central bank recommends removal of oil stocks from sovereign fund

The fund's biggest oil and gas holding at the end of 2016 was $5.36bn in Anglo Dutch firm Shell, followed by $3.06bn in ExxonMobil, $2.04bn in fellow United States oil firm Chevron, $2.02bn in the UK's BP, and $2.01bn in France's Total. The fund's exposure to fossil fuel markets is now double that of a standard global fund, the Central Bank said. ...

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  • Thanksgiving Travel: Plan Ahead!
Thanksgiving Travel: Plan Ahead!

But AAA's Tamara Johnson also says next Tuesday afternoon is one of the worst times to begin Thanksgiving travel by vehicle. AAA and INRIX, a global transportation analytics company, predict travel times in the most congested cities in the US during the holiday week could be as much as three times longer than the optimal trip.

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  • Airbus Announces Nearly $50 Billion Deal
Airbus Announces Nearly $50 Billion Deal

Investment group Indigo Partners has bought the Airbus machines to use in its "low-cost" plane rental service, which was founded by the American, Bill Franke; considered to be one of the airline industry's most influential figures. Mr Leahy declined to say if the A380 deal could this happen this week. FlyDubai said the planes would bring the ...

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