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India's gold imports go down by 67.3% due to jewellers' strikeGold imports fell sharply by 67.33 % to 19.6 tonnes in April 2016 as jewellers'
India's gold imports go down by 67.3% due to jewellers' strike
dna / Posted a minute ago
Gold imports fell sharply by 67.33 % to 19.6 tonnes in April 2016 as jewellers' strike opposing 1% excise duty on non-silver jewellery significantly hit demand for the metal, according to gold and silver refiner MMTC Pamp. "Gold imports declined to... Read more
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BC Local News
B.C. minimum wage to be raised to $11.25 an hour by fall 2017The provincial government announced Wednesday a two-stage increase to the minim
B.C. minimum wage to be raised to $11.25 an hour by fall 2017
BC Local News / Posted 2 minutes ago
The provincial government announced Wednesday a two-stage increase to the minimum wage in the province "to better reflect the province's overall economic growth and ensure all workers benefit from B.C.'s success," according to a press release. While... Read more
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BC Local News
B.C.'s minimum wage will rise in two stagesThe British Columbia government is increasing the minimum wage in two stages, i
B.C.'s minimum wage will rise in two stages
BC Local News / Posted 2 minutes ago
The British Columbia government is increasing the minimum wage in two stages, in order to "better reflect the province's overall economic growth and ensure all workers benefit from B.C.'s success." The first increase will be 40 cents and bring the... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
500 euro bill is being killed offThis marks the beginning of the end of the 500 euro bill. The European Central
500 euro bill is being killed off
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 2 minutes ago
This marks the beginning of the end of the 500 euro bill. The European Central Bank announced Wednesday that it will phase out the 500 euro banknote because of concerns that this banknote "could facilitate illicit activities" "There is a pervasive... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Weight Watchers still waiting for an Oprah boostWeight Watchers is still waiting for Oprah Winfrey's seal of approval to resurr
Weight Watchers still waiting for an Oprah boost
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 2 minutes ago
Weight Watchers is still waiting for Oprah Winfrey's seal of approval to resurrect it. The diet company will report its latest earnings after the closing bell on Wednesday. Analysts are expecting a decline in sales and a loss of 18 cents a... Read more
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TheStreet.com
Yelp still has huge potential, but only for aggressive investorsBut stiff competition is one reason why Yelp has under-performed over the past
Yelp still has huge potential, but only for aggressive investors
TheStreet.com / Posted 4 minutes ago
But stiff competition is one reason why Yelp has under-performed over the past two years. Growth is slowing year over year. Initially, Yelp showed a 70% to 80% run rate, which has now moderated to the mid-20s. Although local ad revenue continues to... Read more
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TheStreet.com
Acadia Pharmaceuticals stock has fallen too far recentlyThe company hasn't announced pricing yet, but it has said it will be before the
Acadia Pharmaceuticals stock has fallen too far recently
TheStreet.com / Posted 4 minutes ago
The company hasn't announced pricing yet, but it has said it will be before the drug is launched. Our expectation has been $14,000 per year. If we take $1 billion in revenue divided by $14,000, we get about 70,000 patients receiving treatment. There... Read more
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TheStreet.com
5 stocks insiders love right nowOne stock that insiders are in love with here is Infinera (INFN - Get Report) ,
5 stocks insiders love right now
TheStreet.com / Posted 4 minutes ago
One stock that insiders are in love with here is Infinera (INFN - Get Report) , which provides optical transport networking equipment, software and services worldwide. Insiders are buying this stock into large weakness, since shares have dropped by... Read more
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TheStreet.com
Tripadvisor and yelp are good buys for yahoo!, not for investors"I've always felt that TripAdvisor and Yelp belong under the umbrella of Yahoo
Tripadvisor and yelp are good buys for yahoo!, not for investors
TheStreet.com / Posted 4 minutes ago
"I've always felt that TripAdvisor and Yelp belong under the umbrella of Yahoo because Yahoo needs something like that," said Cramer, TheStreet's founder and portfolio manager of the Action Alerts PLUS portfolio. He added that TripAdvisor is an... Read more
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TheStreet.com
7 big-volume stocks to keep on your trading radarDirexion Daily Gold Miners Bear 3x ETF Leading off the list of most actively t
7 big-volume stocks to keep on your trading radar
TheStreet.com / Posted 4 minutes ago
Direxion Daily Gold Miners Bear 3x ETF Leading off the list of most actively traded stocks this afternoon is the Direxion Daily Gold Miners Bear 3x ETF(DUST) . This popular exchange-traded fund provides leveraged inverse exposure to gold miners --... Read more
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TheStreet.com
Is General Electric headed for a deep selloff?In the near term, GE bulls should expect more downside. As the day wears on, G
Is General Electric headed for a deep selloff?
TheStreet.com / Posted 4 minutes ago
In the near term, GE bulls should expect more downside. As the day wears on, GE continues to fade. Overhead pressure is building as the stock fades further below its 50-day moving average. This key level, which held last week's low, is now reverting... Read more
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TheStreet.com
Sohn Investment Conference midday session live blogReal Money's Carleton English and James Passeri are keeping readers up to date
Sohn Investment Conference midday session live blog
TheStreet.com / Posted 4 minutes ago
Real Money's Carleton English and James Passeri are keeping readers up to date with the latest news from Wednesday's annual Sohn Investment Conference, with the market outlook of some of Wall Street's most influential investors. The first session of... Read more
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TheStreet.com
Acadia Pharmaceuticals stock has fallen too far recentlySome observers have written that the market had priced in the approval followin
Acadia Pharmaceuticals stock has fallen too far recently
TheStreet.com / Posted 4 minutes ago
Some observers have written that the market had priced in the approval following an advisory committee's 12-2 vote at the end of March in favor of approval. In other words, they've suggested it's a typical case of "buy the rumor, sell the news."... Read more
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TheStreet.com
7 big-volume stocks to keep on your trading radarPut down the 10-K filings and the stock screeners. It's time to take a break fr
7 big-volume stocks to keep on your trading radar
TheStreet.com / Posted 4 minutes ago
Put down the 10-K filings and the stock screeners. It's time to take a break from the traditional methods of generating investment ideas. Instead, let the crowd do it for you. From hedge funds to individual investors, scores of market participants... Read more
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TheStreet.com
Millennial housing shut-out greatly exaggeratedPortland, Ore. and San Francisco, two traditionally coveted Millennial redoubts
Millennial housing shut-out greatly exaggerated
TheStreet.com / Posted 4 minutes ago
Portland, Ore. and San Francisco, two traditionally coveted Millennial redoubts, continued to report the highest year-over-year gains among the 20 cities with double-digit price increases. Many would-be buyers have been priced out of the Case-Shiller... Read more
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TheStreet.com
Valeant could decrease another 50% to 70%After all, who really cares about the why and the what of the reasons that migh
Valeant could decrease another 50% to 70%
TheStreet.com / Posted 4 minutes ago
After all, who really cares about the why and the what of the reasons that might eventually be attached to the movement of the company's shares? Our members, and readers of TheStreet.com, just want to objectively avoid doing the wrong thing at the... Read more
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TheStreet.com
Sohn Investment Conference midday session live blogDespite Robbins' warning that his presentation wasn't going to be actionable, h
Sohn Investment Conference midday session live blog
TheStreet.com / Posted 4 minutes ago
Despite Robbins' warning that his presentation wasn't going to be actionable, he revisited his choices at last year's Sohn conference: his long cases for AbbVie(ABBV) , which is down 5% over the last year, and Brookdale Senior Living(BKD) , which is... Read more
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TheStreet.com
Sohn Investment Conference midday session live blog12:43 p.m. ET Shares of Bank of the Ozarks are falling in midday trading after
Sohn Investment Conference midday session live blog
TheStreet.com / Posted 4 minutes ago
12:43 p.m. ET Shares of Bank of the Ozarks are falling in midday trading after Muddy Waters' Carson Block stepped up at Sohn and revealed his fund's short position in the company. "It is cracking right now ... their balance sheet is under severe... Read more
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TheStreet.com
Sohn Investment Conference midday session live blogMeanwhile, Amazon Web Services, or AWS, essentially represents "a tax on the In
Sohn Investment Conference midday session live blog
TheStreet.com / Posted 4 minutes ago
Meanwhile, Amazon Web Services, or AWS, essentially represents "a tax on the Internet," said Palihapitiya, because tech companies are becoming increasingly forced to use the cloud to compete with rivals. "He is going to invent things," he said of... Read more
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TheStreet.com
6 stocks to buy for when Donald Trump is presidentEditor's note: This story was originally published in November. With Republican
6 stocks to buy for when Donald Trump is president
TheStreet.com / Posted 4 minutes ago
Editor's note: This story was originally published in November. With Republican frontrunner Donald Trump closing in on the Republican nomination and shifting his focus to the general election following the withdrawal of Ted Cruz and John Kasich, it's... Read more
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Business Insurance
France's AXA selling off U.K. life and savings businessAXA S.A. has agreed to sell its Elevate investment platform investment business
France's AXA selling off U.K. life and savings business
Business Insurance / Posted 7 minutes ago
AXA S.A. has agreed to sell its Elevate investment platform investment business to Standard Life P.L.C. as part of its strategy of concentrating on property/casualtyand certain other lines of business, AXA announced Wednesday. In the announcement,... Read more
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Business Insider
There's a staggering amount of bonds investors own for almost nothing in returnFitch credit researchers crunched the data to find that $9.9 trillion in global
There's a staggering amount of bonds investors own for almost nothing in return
Business Insider / Posted 8 minutes ago
Fitch credit researchers crunched the data to find that $9.9 trillion in global sovereign debt had negative yields as of April 25. That's composed of $6.8 trillion of long-term debt, and $3.1 trillion in short-term debt. "Unconventional monetary... Read more
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Business Insider
A Stanford study reveals one thing that makes older adults much more susceptible to financial scamsA new lab experiment designed to simulate the "real-world tactics of financial
A Stanford study reveals one thing that makes older adults much more susceptible to financial scams
Business Insider / Posted 8 minutes ago
A new lab experiment designed to simulate the "real-world tactics of financial fraud perpetrators" from the Stanford Center on Longevity found that "inducing high-arousal positive or high-arousal negative emotions in older adults increased their... Read more
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Business Insider
American Apparel is now crowdsourcing clothesThe retailer is letting small businesses and vendors pitch their products in 90
American Apparel is now crowdsourcing clothes
Business Insider / Posted 8 minutes ago
The retailer is letting small businesses and vendors pitch their products in 90-second videos for the chance to be sold at American Apparel, the company announced Wednesday. The company is calling the project Made In. "Cutting and sewing 100% of... Read more
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Business Insider
Check out the Canadian airliner that's trying to challenge BoeingShortly after the deal's announcement, Bombardier flew one of its C-Series demo
Check out the Canadian airliner that's trying to challenge Boeing
Business Insider / Posted 8 minutes ago
Shortly after the deal's announcement, Bombardier flew one of its C-Series demonstrators down to Delta's Atlanta headquarters for journalists and the the airline's staff to get a closer look. Although Bombardier has been a global leader in business... Read more
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Business Insider
Stanley Druckenmiller thinks the world is heading for a debt-fueled disasterDruckenmiller thinks that leverage is far too high, saying that central banks a
Stanley Druckenmiller thinks the world is heading for a debt-fueled disaster
Business Insider / Posted 8 minutes ago
Druckenmiller thinks that leverage is far too high, saying that central banks and China have allowed for these excesses to continue and it's setting us up for danger. The obsession with short-term gains is overwhelming the need for long-term reform... Read more
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Business Wire
Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Announces Investigation as to Whether the Sale of Cash America International, Inc. to First Cash Financial Services, Inc. is Fair to ShareholdersNEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The following statement is being issued by Levi & Ko
Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Announces Investigation as to Whether the Sale of Cash America International, Inc. to First Cash Financial Services, Inc. is Fair to Shareholders
Business Wire / Posted 9 minutes ago
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The following statement is being issued by Levi & Korsinsky, LLP: To: All Persons or Entities who purchased Cash America International, Inc. (NYSE: CSH) stock prior to April 28, 2016. You are hereby notified that Levi &... Read more
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Business Wire
Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Announces Investigation as to Whether the Sale of Opower, Inc. for $10.30 Per Share to Oracle is Fair to ShareholdersNEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The following statement is being issued by Levi & Ko
Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Announces Investigation as to Whether the Sale of Opower, Inc. for $10.30 Per Share to Oracle is Fair to Shareholders
Business Wire / Posted 9 minutes ago
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The following statement is being issued by Levi & Korsinsky, LLP: To: All Persons or Entities who purchased Opower, Inc. (NYSE:OPWR) stock prior to May 2, 2016. You are hereby notified that Levi & Korsinsky, LLP has... Read more
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Business Wire
Fitch Upgrades 3 Classes of WAMU 2007-SL2CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has upgraded three classes and affirmed
Fitch Upgrades 3 Classes of WAMU 2007-SL2
Business Wire / Posted 9 minutes ago
CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has upgraded three classes and affirmed nine classes of WaMu Commercial Mortgage Securities Trust commercial mortgage pass-through certificates series 2007-SL2. A detailed list of rating actions follows at the... Read more
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Business Wire
Rosen Law Firm Announces Filing of Securities Class Action Lawsuit On Behalf of Vivint Solar, Inc. Shareholders – VSLRNEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Rosen Law Firm, a global investor rights law firm, a
Rosen Law Firm Announces Filing of Securities Class Action Lawsuit On Behalf of Vivint Solar, Inc. Shareholders – VSLR
Business Wire / Posted 9 minutes ago
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Rosen Law Firm, a global investor rights law firm, announces that a class action lawsuit on behalf of Vivint Solar, Inc. securities (NYSE:VSLR) from July 20, 2015 through March 7, 2016, both dates inclusive (the “Class... Read more
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