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How major USA stock indexes fared on Thursday

How major USA stock indexes fared on Thursday

The higher wage growth and potentially higher inflation "might then lead the Federal Reserve to raise their interest rates more rapidly than the market is comfortable with", he told NPR's John Ydstie. S&P 500 measures the performance of 500 widely held common stocks of large-cap USA companies. Stocks were lifted earlier by a surge in Boeing (BA.N) which forecast better-than-expected full-year profits and said it expects to deliver a record number of commercial aircraft in 2018, sending its ... Read More

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Hot Stock for Investors: McDonald's Corp. (NYSE:MCD)

Hot Stock for Investors: McDonald's Corp. (NYSE:MCD)

Analysts offer the company with a rating of 3 would be a sign of a Hold rating. The stock decreased 0.21% or $0.03 during the last trading session, reaching $14.57. The firm had revenue of $5.34 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $5.22 billion. Cleveland upgraded the shares of MCD in report on Wednesday, April 12 to "Buy" rating. Read More

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United States stocks-Wall Street climbs on Intel, healthcare boost

United States stocks-Wall Street climbs on Intel, healthcare boost

Intel's shares surged about 9 percent to their highest in nearly two decades, after results indicated that the chipmaker's shift to higher-margin data-centre business was gaining pace. In 1.15pm trading in NY, the Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 0.6 percent, while the Nasdaq Composite Index rose 0.2 percent. The Nasdaq composite fell 3 points, or 0.1 percent, to 7,411. Read More

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USA Gymnastics executive leaders resigning amid Nassar abuse scandal

USA Gymnastics executive leaders resigning amid Nassar abuse scandal

Michigan State has been in the national media spotlight in the last week for its handling of sexual assault allegations against Nassar, who was a team doctor with the women's gymnastics team and other student-athletes. Numerous victims were teenagers when they were sexually abused by Nassar, with his hands, during medical treatment. Nassar's victims have not only taken aim at him and Michigan State, but also USA Gymnastics and the U.S. Read More

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China demands Delta apology over nations list

China demands Delta apology over nations list

While the worldwide website of the hotel is available in China , a Mandarin version of the same was ordered closed by the Shanghai Cyberspace Administration . "In China, at the request of the government, we have taken down our Chinese websites and apps to conduct a full review and audit". Delta wrote an apology on its website, saying that it's sorry "for hurting the feelings of the Chinese people". Read More

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Winter is Coming! Tallahassee Sees First Snow in 28 Years

Winter is Coming! Tallahassee Sees First Snow in 28 Years

Schools in the Southeast called off classes just months after being shut down because of hurricane threats, and police urged drivers to stay off the roads in a region little accustomed to the kind of winter woes common to the Northeast. On January 3, 2018 , Tallahassee residents witnessed their first snowfall in three decades. Up to 2 inches (5 centimeters) of snow and sleet were forecast Wednesday. Read More

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Green Bay Packers hire Mike Pettine as DC

Green Bay Packers hire Mike Pettine as DC

He took his first defensive coordinator job with the New York Jets in 2009. He spent time with the Jets (2009-12) and Bills (2013) and had his units ranked near the top of the league. Pettine was chosen to replace longtime Packers coordinator Dom Capers , a Cambridge, Ohio native, and graduate of the University of Mount Union. It was reported earlier in the week that Philbin was interviewing with his former team and NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reported Wednesday that Philbin will be the ... Read More

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Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy to be celebrated with weeklong commemoration

Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy to be celebrated with weeklong commemoration

The principal chief noted in Monday's statement that King wrote about colonization and the injustices committed against indigenous peoples and asked Cherokee Nation citizens to dedicate a day of service to their communities. Named after the late former Effingham County commissioner, the only African-American to serve in this position and one of the co-founders of the Effingham County Branch of the NAACP, the Homer L.Wallace Unity Breakfast will take place at 7:30 a.m.at the Effingham County ... Read More

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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?

Some cities in the Bay Area will have an increase in wages that will be higher. Cuomo estimates more than 2.3 million people will benefit from the wage increase. The minimum wage is slowly being increased to $15 an hour in NY. "In many cases, our employers are paying beyond minimum wage", he said. The voter-approved law originally required tipped employees like waiters and waitresses to make minimum wage regardless of how much they made in tips. Read More

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Uber Sells Stake to SoftBank, Valuing Ride-Hailing Giant at $48 Billion

Uber Sells Stake to SoftBank, Valuing Ride-Hailing Giant at $48 Billion

Last month, Uber disclosed that it had covered up a security breach that had compromised the personal data of 57 million rider and driver accounts, and SoftBank was able to talk down the price of its investment. As part of the agreement, SoftBank will obtain two seats on Uber's expanded 17-person board , which still includes former CEO Travis Kalanick. According to the Wall Street Journal , a Japanese investor group is now buying up a large stake of Uber - and getting it at a sharp ... Read More

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This is the Tesla that Elon Musk will launch to orbit Mars

This is the Tesla that Elon Musk will launch to orbit Mars

But if there was any lingering doubt, he made it clear Friday that SpaceX does indeed intend to launch a Tesla Roadster on the maiden flight of its Falcon Heavy rocket. The first test launch is scheduled for January 2019. Falcon Heavy is also up to the task: It can ferry a payload of 37,000 pounds - roughly 14 Tesla Roadsters' worth of mass - to Mars. Read More

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US Upholds Import Tariff on Bombardier

US Upholds Import Tariff on Bombardier

Ross ruled Canada-based Bombardier received government subsidies and sold its C-Series jets below cost price in the USA, a step likely to lead to tariffs of more than 200 per cent on the plane. "This facility will provide USA airlines with a US -built plane thereby eliminating any possibility of harm due to imports". Bombardier for its part expressed its disappointment that the U.S. Read More

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N.Korea denies WannaCry cyberattack involvement

N.Korea denies WannaCry cyberattack involvement

The US was "unreasonably accusing the DPRK [Democratic People's Republic of Korea] without any forensic evidence", a spokesman for North Korea's Ministry of Foreign Affairs was quoted as saying by the country's KCNA new agency. The BBC reported that, based on its trajectory, the missile could have traveled more than 8,000 miles, which means it could reach "any part of the continental United States". Read More

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Newcastle fans livid with attacker following Arsenal defeat - 'Brutal'

Newcastle fans livid with attacker following Arsenal defeat - 'Brutal'

Arsenal haven't gotten a win in the Premier League since the end of November either, but they can start getting their form turned around and add to Newcastle's misery with an emphatic victory here on Saturday. We just have to be sure we have the options and see if they are possible because sometimes January is very hard". "We had plenty of chances". "This group of players is working so hard, so I could not have said to them you do not deserve to do this or that - they are giving ... Read More

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