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Fed minutes reveal debate over inflation and Trump

Currently, the Fed has been keeping the level of the balance sheet steady at $4.5 trillion. As long as the pre-announcement doesn't trigger any major adverse bond market reaction (i.e. Data showed that American companies added 263,000 workers in March, the most since December 2014 and well above economists' expectations of 187,000. Read More

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Syrian jets take off from air base US missiles struck

A Syrian military spokesperson said on state TV that the USA missiles hit both runways and damaged numerous bunkers, including some decommissioned aircraft. The group reported damage but not whether there were any casualties. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the aircraft "took off from inside the Shayrat base, which is partially back in service, and struck targets near Palmyra". Read More

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Gov. Christie halts Amtrak payments, calls for inspection

Yesterday MTA and NJ Transit officials publicly blamed Amtrak for failing to adequately maintain the tracks, which they own, and now NJ Governor Chris Christie is piling on. Cross-honoring of tickets remains in effect systemwide with bus, light rail, private carriers, New York Waterway and with PATH at Newark Penn Station, Hoboken Terminal, and 33rd Street in New York. Read More

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Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) Receives

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) Receives "Buy" Rating from Canaccord Genuity

During its last trading session, Stock traded with the total exchanged volume of 58.25 million shares. The rating was upgraded by BMO Capital Markets on Monday, December 12 to "Outperform". According to this scale, a rating of 1 or 2 would indicate a Buy, and a rating of 4 or 5 would signify a Sell recommendation. Rick Schafer has a very good TipRanks score with a 72% success rate and a high ranking of #45 out of 4,557 analysts. Read More

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South Africa's ruling party backs embattled president

Mantashe, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa and treasurer general Zweli Mkhize had publicly criticised Zuma's decision to reshuffle his Cabinet, saying they had not been consulted. Zuma‚ Gordhan‚ Jonas, newly-appointed Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba and his deputy Sfiso Buthelezi are named as respondents in the urgent application. Read More

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Lynch visits Raiders amid talk of comeback

Lynch visits Raiders amid talk of comeback

In all likelihood, the Raiders will end up spending the 2017 season in Oakland. "I know that he is somewhat entertaining the thought of it". "I do believe it's a phenomenal site", Davis said. A trade would need to be worked out between the two teams and the Raiders have money to spend, but they don't want to break the bank. Seahawks general manager John Schneider told a Seattle radio station that a deal to send Lynch to Oakland has been discussed in case he does come out of retirement. Read More

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Pink diamond auctioned for record $71.2M in Hong Kong

Due to this sale the auction house gets some respite after it failed to sell other expensive diamonds that were in lower prices like the diamond of Shirley Temple. It took dealer Steinmetz Diamonds two years to cut the 59.6-carat jewel, which is as big as a walnut, from a 132.5-carat rough stone after it was mined by De Beers in Botswana in 1999. Read More

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Rates seen on hold as housing heats up

The Australian dollar weakened against the other major currencies in the late Asian session on Tuesday, after Australia's central bank maintained its interest rate at a record low, as widely expected. He welcomed the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority's new limit on interest-only loans to 30 per cent of new mortgage lending, and monitoring of lenders and mortgage brokers by the Australian Securities and Investment Commission. Read More

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Truck, SUV sales keep rising as car sales continue to slide

Truck, SUV sales keep rising as car sales continue to slide

Glg Prtnrs Limited Partnership has invested 0.49% in General Motors Company (NYSE:GM). About 16.81M shares traded or 4.15% up from the average. And it's not as if the bar was set very high for most of these names. If you consider any individual rating, do not views it in absolute or abstract terms, but in the context of your own unique financial situation. A total of 17 brokerages have released a report on General Motors Company . Read More

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Florida Georgia Line went full boy band with Backstreet Boys at ACMs

Florida Georgia Line went full boy band with Backstreet Boys at ACMs

In a video shared by FGL on Instagram , McGraw is excitedly pointing in amazement as the country stars nail the original moves to BSB's hit " Everybody ". It's no slur on Jon Pardi that he's at the bottom of this list - while "Dirt On My Boots" is an excellent song and he did it well, the abbreviated version he was permitted to perform at the ACM Awards prevents his performance from getting much higher on this list. Read More

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State Farmers Intend to Plant Record Soybean Acreage in '17

State Farmers Intend to Plant Record Soybean Acreage in '17

Corn has experienced a similar trend leading farmers to cut corn acres 4 percent from a year ago to 90 million, the USDA report said. A 4 million-acre reduction in corn projected in 2017 could prove beneficial for farmers. Sorghum growers in Nebraska intend to plant 140,000 acres, down 30 percent from a year ago. Nationwide, all wheat planted area for 2017 is estimated at 46.1 million acres, down 8 percent from 2016. Read More

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NORC Poll: Most Disapprove of Trump, Except on Economy

If you're hoping to revive your plan, you may want to try something different. The national poll of registered voters was conducted March 12-14 - before House Republicans pulled the health care replacement bill. There, Americans split about evenly, with 50 percent approving and 48 percent disapproving of Trump's efforts. In an embarrassing blow early in his term and as a setback for the new USA president, his proposed healthcare bill to replace Obamacare was pulled off the House floor last ... Read More

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