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  • Renault shares leap after Nissan merger talks

    Renault shares leap after Nissan merger talks

    A possibility would be basing the new business in the Netherlands or London, where cross Atlantic automaker Fiat Chrysler has the company's corporate charter, but has its headquarters in both the USA and Italy. Nissan shareholders would also receive shares in the new company in exchange for their holdings. The automaker may maintain headquarters in both Japan and France.

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  • Oil retreats from multiweek high as US, China trade concerns weigh

    Oil retreats from multiweek high as US, China trade concerns weigh

    The most-active September contract opened at 440.4 yuan per barrel from a reference point of 416 yuan, and jumped to as high as 447.1 yuan in the first few minutes. Similar obstacles have kept foreign investors as bit players in the country's giant mainland stock and bond markets. "The expectations of a rise in inventories have weighed on the price", said Daniel Hynes, a senior commodities strategist at Australia & New Zealand Banking Group.

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  • Toy company CEO leads an effort to salvage Toys 'R' Us

    Toy company CEO leads an effort to salvage Toys 'R' Us

    If as many as 400 stores can be saved, it is Larian's hope that a third of the 130,000 jobs he sees as lost could be rescued. So far it has raised about $5,000. and from the rise of Wal-Mart Stores Inc., which overtook it in US toy sales in 1998. Consumers with Toys "R" Us gift cards and Endless Earnings e-gift cards should also hurry.

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  • Fed reveals interest rate rise

    Fed reveals interest rate rise

    Interest rate hike could be the new flavor of the year for the Federal Reserve Board . "They're seeing it as a risk to the outlook", Mr Powell said at a press conference at the close of the Fed's two-day meeting in Washington . Beijing said it was prepared to defend its interests as the administration of President Donald Trump prepared to announce tariffs on imports from China.

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  • Investigators use Uber crash SUV in recreation

    Investigators use Uber crash SUV in recreation

    One video shows dashcam footage of the impact. Police have released footage from a fatal crash involving one of Uber's self-driving vehicles. The spokeswoman for the company said: 'Our thoughts are with Elaine's loved ones. The SUV's cameras may have failed to pick up Herzberg because she was crossing from a median - which could've created shadows that confused the Uber's device, experts said.

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  • London or Paris? United Airlines' $10000 voucher makes these dream vacations possible

    London or Paris? United Airlines' $10000 voucher makes these dream vacations possible

    Airlines usually offer some kind of make-good for people who are bumped off of flights, usually in the form of free travel, food vouchers or hotel stays, if necessary. Sadly, not likely. While a United Airlines representative told Newsweek that the voucher is per the company's policy, it is the highest voucher available and is only issued in extreme circumstances.

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  • US Federal Reserve interest rate rises to 1.75 percent

    US Federal Reserve interest rate rises to 1.75 percent

    Wednesday's rate hike is the sixth time the Fed has lifted interest rates since the economy collapsed in 2008. "In view of realized and expected labor market conditions and inflation, the Committee chose to raise the target range for the federal funds rate to 1-1/2 to 1-3/4%".

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  • Sensex Falls Over 100 Points, Nifty Struggles Below 10100

    Sensex Falls Over 100 Points, Nifty Struggles Below 10100

    The markets ample gains during start of the week on illusion of receding trade war fears and strength of the United States economy witnessed a trend reversal despite the country's positive macro-datas of CPI and WPI inflation, robust Industrial production (IIP) as well as World Bank prediction of India's growth of 7.3 per cent in FY19.

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  • Amazon could buy Toys

    Amazon could buy Toys "R" Us stores

    All 740 Toys R Us stores in the USA will close . It's not known how long the going-out-of-business sales will run. The integration of Amazon's online and offline strategy has helped boost sales and draw more users to its Prime monthly subscription offering, as consumers seek perks such as better delivery options and in-store deals.

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  • FDA takes fresh step towards curbing U.S. nicotine addiction

    FDA takes fresh step towards curbing U.S. nicotine addiction

    The action follows his announcement last summer that the agency would pursue a comprehensive plan on tobacco and nicotine regulations in an effort to avoid millions of tobacco-related deaths. Accelerating the decline of smoking in the USA will probably weigh on sales, but cigarette makers have already been racing to find new moneymakers. Some studies , including one by the Royal College of Physicians, have claimed e-cigs and vaporizers are up to 95 percent less harmful than traditional ...

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  • Walmart steps up Amazon battle with nationwide grocery delivery

    Walmart steps up Amazon battle with nationwide grocery delivery

    But it is facing competition for online delivery of grocery purchases. Walmart is taking its grocery delivery program nationwide as the company steps up its battle with e-commerce behemoth Amazon . Before committing to a national expansion, Walmart had to first figure out how to cut shipping costs and make grocery delivery a more efficient and scalable part of its business .

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  • Russia: Ex-aide refuses to co-operate with Mueller probe

    Russia: Ex-aide refuses to co-operate with Mueller probe

    Mueller , or whether he is a campaign aide simply nursing old wounds in a manner created to grab a cable-obsessed president's attention. The grand jury is one of two summoned by special counsel Robert Mueller in his investigation of whether President Trump or his colleagues engaged in any criminal activity prior to or during the presidential campaign, or during his presidency.

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  • For the United States, it's jobs, jobs, jobs! (Just don't mention wages)

    For the United States, it's jobs, jobs, jobs! (Just don't mention wages)

    Wall Street wants to know if hourly pay moderated or whether wage pressures continue to build. "Wage growth", says Bankrate.com senior economic analyst Mark Hamrick, "is the most important aspect of tomorrow's jobs report ". Economists were expecting to see job gains of around 200,000. February's restrained wage growth tells us that businesses aren't yet struggling to find the workers they need.

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  • ECB's Draghi concerned by potential U.S. tariffs

    ECB's Draghi concerned by potential U.S. tariffs

    The ECB President Mario Draghi said a year ago that the bank had defeated the threat of deflation. The ECB is expected to call time on buying new bonds under the QE programme by the end of this year, but it is also expected to maintain interest rates at record lows "well past the horizon of the net asset purchases".

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  • Serena ready for long-awaited return at Indian Wells

    Serena ready for long-awaited return at Indian Wells

    Monday's event , which featured eight players facing off in 10-point "super tie breaks" as they vied for a $250,000 winner's prize, was a chance to sharpen her skills. "Because of what I went through, it would be really hard if I didn't have the healthcare that I have - and to imagine all the other women that do go through that without the same healthcare, without the same response, it's upsetting".

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  • United States crude stocks rise less than expected

    United States crude stocks rise less than expected

    Weakened by the resignation news, oil prices slid further after the American Petroleum Institute estimated inventories had risen by 5.66 million barrels last week in yet another weekly reminder about the excessive volatility reigning on oil markets.

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  • Amazon offers Prime membership discount to Medicaid users

    Amazon offers Prime membership discount to Medicaid users

    Amazon Prime subscribers get a host of benefits from the e-retail giant, including free two-day shipping on most Amazon orders, free unlimited streaming of video and music, and occasional special discounts not available to non-members. The discounted membership price works out to about $72 for 12 months. Industry analysts believe Amazon is maneuvering both to expand its Prime membership numbers, and to go after people whose first shopping destination may be Walmart.

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  • United Kingdom new auto market falls for 11th consecutive month in February: SMMT

    United Kingdom new auto market falls for 11th consecutive month in February: SMMT

    The UK's new vehicle market shrank last month by 5.1 per cent with registrations by business buyers showing one of the most dramatic drops at 29.8 per cent while private and fleet buyers also showed sluggish demand for new cars. Registrations of new diesel cars declined -23.5%. Business registrations have seen the largest drop, down 29.8%. Petrol demand rose in February, up 14.4%; AFVs rose 7.2%.

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  • Enable Midstream Partners (ENBL) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research

    It has outperformed by 42.06% the S&P500. Chickasaw Capital Management Llc decreased its stake in Eqt Midstream Partners Lp (EQM) by 2.79% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Media headlines about Shell Midstream Partners (NYSE:SHLX) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. Ing Groep Nv holds 833,924 shares or 0.51% of its portfolio.

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