• Why Shares of Blue Apron Holdings Continue to Get Crushed
Why Shares of Blue Apron Holdings Continue to Get Crushed

Amazon's acquisition of Whole Foods means the company will soon have access to top-notch food sourcing and distribution, which will undoubtedly make it easy to compete with Blue Apron in the meal-kit market. And while the meal kit category is fraught with problems-including reports of high churn rates as consumers wrestle with food quality, ...

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  • Camilla Parker Bowles Facts: Duchess Of Cornwall Celebrates 70th Birthday
Camilla Parker Bowles Facts: Duchess Of Cornwall Celebrates 70th Birthday

Having a lavish celebration would be seen by many as disrespectful, and although Camilla has been a member of the Royal Family for 12 years now, she still needs to tread lightly protecting her image with the public. Read: Will Camilla Be The Next Queen? The picture was taken by photographer Mario Testino and shows the couple standing close tog...

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  • Delta Publicly Apologizes to Ann Coulter, Will Refund Her $30
Delta Publicly Apologizes to Ann Coulter, Will Refund Her $30

At the time of boarding, the airline said it moved Coulter to another window seat on the same row to accommodate seating requests from other passengers. "$30! It cost me $10,000 of my time to pre-select the seat I wanted, investigate type of plane & go back periodically to review seat options", Coulter wrote on Twitter .

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  • The Chinese economy is growing faster than all expectations
The Chinese economy is growing faster than all expectations

As reported by Bloomberg , industrial output rose by 7.6 percent from a year earlier after it was estimated it would only grow by 6.5 percent. There is fear that growing debt in the manufacturing sector could combine with overcapacity to drag the economy down, and there are also worries that large cities are now in the middle of a property bubble....

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  • Financial Stocks Down After Bank Earnings - Financials Roundup
Financial Stocks Down After Bank Earnings - Financials Roundup

It's now trading about -7.32% below its 52-week high. Rafferty downgraded Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE: WFC ) on Wednesday, April 12 to "Sell" rating. It has underperformed by 7.03% the S&P500. Therefore 42% are positive. Stifel Nicolaus downgraded the stock to "Sell" rating in Thursday, January 12 report. Equity research analysts have forecasted the s...

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  • Wind gusts of up to 70 km/hour expected in some wildfire zones
Wind gusts of up to 70 km/hour expected in some wildfire zones

The province is reminding evacuees to register with the Canadian Red Cross and, if they need lodging or food, to register at emergency social services reception centres as well. "Unfortunately, significant rain continues to elude the southern half of the province for the foreseeable future", Environment Canada said. The winds have already been a ...

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  • Congress urges Centre to resolve India-China border stand-off diplomatically
Congress urges Centre to resolve India-China border stand-off diplomatically

The Opposition camp featured the likes of the Congress' Ghulam Nabi Azad and Mallikarjun Kharge, the Leaders of the Opposition in the Rajya Sabha and the Lok Sabha respectively, Sitaram Yechury (CPI-M), Mulayam Singh Yadav (Samajwadi Party), Tariq Anwar (NCP), Sharad Yadav and KC Tyagi (JD-U), and O'Brien, among others.

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  • S&P, Dow flat after big banks' earnings
S&P, Dow flat after big banks' earnings

The Dow is up 1,875.14 points, or 9.5 percent. Bond prices fell. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note rose to 2.34 percent. Thursday's action left the Nasdaq composite ahead almost 2% for the week and tracking toward its best weekly finish since late May.

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  • Disgraced former Federation Internationale de Football Association official Blazer dies aged 72
Disgraced former Federation Internationale de Football Association official Blazer dies aged 72

The ban was announced by FIFA's ethics committee for his "many acts of misconduct" at FIFA and as general secretary of the Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF). Chuck Blazer had been battling cancer up to his death. "Sorry about all the issues regarding Federation Internationale de Football Associ...

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  • Jimmy Carter taken to Canadian hospital
Jimmy Carter taken to Canadian hospital

The 92-year old was in the city and in Edmonton earlier this week volunteering with a charity he favours called Habitat for Humanity. Bodyguards rushed over and carried him to a vehicle. He has always been active with the non-profit group, which builds affordable housing for low-income earners. They were scheduled to be part of the build for Thur...

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  • OPEC oil output rises in June
OPEC oil output rises in June

Daily gasoline production averaged 10.5 million barrels, with refineries operating at 94.5 percent of capacity and processing 17.2 million barrels of crude. The U.S. crude stocks drop will raise hopes that a long-awaited market rebalancing is under way. That is down 1.2% from a year ago. But "the market loves rallying for no reason, and then sellin...

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  • Gymboree closing 350 stores, including two in Idaho, after filing for bankruptcy
Gymboree closing 350 stores, including two in Idaho, after filing for bankruptcy

Its other stores in the Central Valley are to remain open: Sacramento; Roseville; Folsom (Gymboree Outlet and a separate Gymboree store); Stockton; Modesto; Fresno; Visalia; Tulare (Gymboree Outlet); Bakersfield; and Arvin (Gymboree Outlet).

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  • Marks & Spencer see sales drop in clothing and home division
Marks & Spencer see sales drop in clothing and home division

Underlying food sales had also declined 2.1% in the previous quarter. The Q1 figures, which include the Easter trading period, have been described as "disappointing" by financial analysts, who said the retailer's food sales are now falling behind rivals such as Tesco and Sainsbury's.

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  • Google And Facebook To Join Net Neutrality Protests
Google And Facebook To Join Net Neutrality Protests

Netflix , Amazon , Google, Facebook and other major online companies have thrown their support behind net neutrality once again, ahead of a " Day of Action " set for July 12th. What is Net Neutrality Day of Action? "Despite this fact, some of the country's largest tech companies will continue advocating for utility regulations that apply only ...

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  • Wanda deal boosts Sunac China's stock price
Wanda deal boosts Sunac China's stock price

The sale marks a step back from some of Jianlin's more ambitious projects, including theme parks and leisure complexes, which are included in the tourism stakes sold to Sunac. "Through this asset transfer, Wanda Commercial's debt ratio will be greatly reduced, and all the proceeds will be used to repay loans". S&P downgraded Wanda Commercial in D...

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  • Crude Oil Fails To Sustain Rally Ahead Of Inventories
Crude Oil Fails To Sustain Rally Ahead Of Inventories

RBOB gasoline futures remained flat at 1.501 a gallon at the NYMEX. However, caution is warranted in light of growing production from Libya and Nigeria , the two OPEC members exempt from the cartel's output cut agreement. Total volume traded was about 40 per cent above the 100-day average. Short covering lifted prices in U.S. trading on Mo...

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  • Fatal Airbag Explosion Triggered by a Hammer
Fatal Airbag Explosion Triggered by a Hammer

The Japanese automaker said the incident occurred in Florida in June 2016 when an individual was working on repairs on a 2001 Honda Accord and the air bag ruptured. The 2001 Accord has one of the most risky types of Takata driver's side air bag inflators. "It is hard to determine whether the cause of death in this incident was the inflator rupt...

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  • Composed Konta quells Garcia to make history at home
Composed Konta quells Garcia to make history at home

Konta, the British No 1, won through 7-6 (7-3) 4-6 6-4 on court one and became the first British woman into last eight at the All England Club since Jo Durie in 1984. She recites her intentions for the match and if something is missing I tell her she has forgotten it, especially if it's something important. "She stayed so focused and so calm in...

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  • RJ Barrett, 17, powers Canada's U19 to FIBA World Cup
RJ Barrett, 17, powers Canada's U19 to FIBA World Cup

He added four rebounds, two assists and hit two threes in the championship. Star forward R.J. Barrett was held to 18 points, a lot of them coming at the free-throw line, after dropping 38 on the Americans, but his teammates stepped up in a major way.

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  • USA taps ex-envoy to NATO Volker to resolve Ukraine crisis
USA taps ex-envoy to NATO Volker to resolve Ukraine crisis

Volker, who was the USA permanent representative to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation in July 2008-May 2009, and is now the executive director at a DC-based think tank, the McCain Institute for International Leadership at Arizona State University, was appointed a special representative to Ukraine on Friday.

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  • Four-Alarm Construction Site Fire Prompts Evacuations in Oakland
Four-Alarm Construction Site Fire Prompts Evacuations in Oakland

Police are evacuating people living and working nearby. Thick, heavy black smoke came from the site, and was visible for miles. The cause of the fire is under investigation. Firefighters were able to control and subdue the fire using a "surround and drown" strategy, CBS News reported , dumping several hundred gallons on the fire.

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  • SoundCloud slashes 40% of staff as financial reality hits hard
SoundCloud slashes 40% of staff as financial reality hits hard

The job cuts also come shortly after a number of high-profile executives left the company. Late past year, the talks between SoundCloud and Spotify regarding the acquisition of the free music streaming service fell apart . SoundCloud has raised over $298 million including $70 million from Twitter , showed data gleaned from Crunchbase. In J...

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  • U.S. lifts electronic devices ban on Qatar Airways flights
U.S. lifts electronic devices ban on Qatar Airways flights

Doha is the fourth of the affected cities to have the US-imposed restrictions removed. The ban was originally imposed on flights from 10 airports, majority in the Middle East and North Africa, citing concerns about bomb plots. The announcement comes a day after Emirates said the ban was lifted for its Dubai base. The carrier has seen many of i...

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  • Demonetisation: Can't ban people from depositing old notes, says Supreme Court
Demonetisation: Can't ban people from depositing old notes, says Supreme Court

On November 8, 2016, the Central government had announced that Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes would no longer be legal tender from November 9. "You cannot trash a person's genuine hard-earned money and let it go waste like this. As per the rule, if the people who couldn't depsit the old notes in banks could still do it till March 31, 2017 at RBI branc...

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  • Automakers Mostly Report Lower US Sales For June
Automakers Mostly Report Lower US Sales For June

Nomura restated a buy rating and issued a $47.00 price objective on shares of General Motors Company in a research report on Tuesday, May 2nd. Currently, the stock has a 1 Year Price Target of $12.8. General Motors Company's dividend payout ratio is 23.53%. 25,000 shares valued at $279,068 were sold by FARLEY JR JAMES D on Monday, June 12. In a ...

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  • Samsung to invest $18 billion in memory chip business
Samsung to invest $18 billion in memory chip business

The world's biggest memory chip maker said the spending more on its new NAND factory in Pyeongtaek to meet booming demand for data storage. Samsung said the US$13.6 billion chip plant, which broke ground two years ago, is one of the world's largest semiconductor production lines.

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  • State officials considering giving voter information to Trump administration
State officials considering giving voter information to Trump administration

The letter indicated the request applied only to information "publicly available under the laws of your state". The Maricopa County Recorder says county voters' information will not be released to a new federal commission. The President questioned if states who refuse to offer details on voters and voting behavior are trying to "hide" something ...

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  • Potential for Stronger Output Suppress Increase in Oil Prices
Potential for Stronger Output Suppress Increase in Oil Prices

The increase in production by US shale drillers, or frackers, has been a key issue for the market, with USA production at about 9.3 million barrels per day. The data followed a report from the Energy Information Administration released Wednesday, which revealed a weekly fall of 100,000 barrels (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/crude-oil-pri...

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  • Trump Again Attacks Media in Morning Tweets
Trump Again Attacks Media in Morning Tweets

Trump offered a different version of events in a tweet , which prompted a quick response from Scarborough . Though it went virtually unnoticed at the time , the Enquirer did print a story about Scarborough , Brzezinski , and their relationship in its June 5 issue.

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  • Banco Bradesco SA (NYSE:BBD) Lifted to
Banco Bradesco SA (NYSE:BBD) Lifted to "Buy" at BidaskClub

More interesting news about Banco Bradesco SA (ADR) (NYSE: BBD ) was released by: Benzinga.com and their article: "18 Biggest Mid-Day Losers For Thursday " with publication date: May 18, 2017. The company has market cap of $931.76 million. BBD's profit will be $1.34 billion for 9.51 P/E if the $0.22 EPS becomes a reality. The bank reported $0....

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