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People throng banks to exchange old notes People throng banks to exchange old notes
- November 11, 2016

In order to avoid rush, many people had lined up hours before the banks and post offices opened. The 30-year-old has no plans to travel back to India for at least a year, which means he would miss the December 30 deadline to turn in the old bills at an Indian bank, as well as a March 31 deadline to bring the bills in to certain special offices with a declaration form. (more...)
Dow closes at record; other indexes mixed Dow closes at record; other indexes mixed
- November 11, 2016

The Dow shuttered its Thursday at 18,707.88. Its previous record close was 18,636.05, notched in mid-August. The broader S&P 500 gained 17 points, or 0.8 percent, to 2180, while the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite rose 49 points, or 0.92 percent, to 5299. (more...)
Tata Steel directors ask Wadia to drop resolution to back Mistry Tata Steel directors ask Wadia to drop resolution to back Mistry
- November 11, 2016

Tata Sons declined to comment. Tata Chemicals non-executive director Bhaskar Bhat resigned over what he said were disagreements with other board members. It has been in talks since July over potentially merging its European steel business, which also includes a steel mill in the Netherlands, with Germany's ThyssenKrupp (TKAG.DE). (more...)
Asia extends global stock recovery as Trump fears ease Asia extends global stock recovery as Trump fears ease
- November 11, 2016

The Mexican currency has been in a slump as traders look ahead to potential problems under a Trump presidency. Trump's victory has raised concerns that the US and China might embark on a trade war of sorts and that protectionism around the world will grow. (more...)
SIG boss Stuart Mitchell leaves as firm warns over profits SIG boss Stuart Mitchell leaves as firm warns over profits
- November 11, 2016

The company noted that trading conditions in the United Kingdom have continued to soften and competition in the market has intensified following a slowing of activity around the time of the European Union referendum. The group will now "accelerated its supply chain and procurement efficiency programmes", targeting £13 million in savings in the current financial year. (more...)
Delhi targets older diesel vehicles to clear up choking smog
- November 11, 2016

Air pollution in New Delhi has spiked over the last five years-but recent days have seen some of the worst air in the last decade. The top court had on August 12 lifted the ban as it directed that all diesel cars, SUVs and other vehicles with engine capacity of 2,000 cc and more could be registered in the National Capital Region on the payment of one per cent of ex-showroom price of the auto as environment compensation charge which would be deposited with the Central Pollution Control Board ... (more...)
Crude Oil Price Slips 2% Following IEA Report Crude Oil Price Slips 2% Following IEA Report
- November 11, 2016

After a week of swings driven by the surprise election of Donald Trump and speculation over OPEC's intentions, oil prices were back where they started. Coupled with unchanging demand, this could leave markets awash with oversupply, the IEA said. In October, 14 out of a total 25 oil rigs returning to service were added in the Permian shale basin, where production rates are beating expectations, the IEA said. (more...)
United Kingdom construction output lowest in four years for last quarter United Kingdom construction output lowest in four years for last quarter
- November 11, 2016

In Quarter 3 (Q3, July to September) all fix and maintenance decreased by 3.6% on Quarter 2 (Q2), the largest quarter-on-quarter fall since Q1 2010, when it fell by 4.9%, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS). This was the seventh consecutive period of year-on-year contraction in this work type. Samuel Tombs, chief United Kingdom economist at Pantheon Macroeconomics , said the outlook for the sector was uncertain: "The downturn in construction output in Q3 [the third ... (more...)
J. C. Penney Disappoints with Comps as Holiday Season Looms J. C. Penney Disappoints with Comps as Holiday Season Looms
- November 11, 2016

Like other department stores, J.C. Penney is trying to adjust to changing shopping patterns. And when they do pick up clothing, it's more often at off-price stores or online as Amazon moves more into apparel. U.S. department store chain JC Penney shares fell 9% in pre-market trading after posting an unexpected sales decline in its latest quarterly earnings report. (more...)
Shinzo Abe, Donald Trump to meet next week ahead of APEC summit
- November 11, 2016

The deal, which will open up access for India to cutting edge nuclear energy technology, reactors and critical parts, has been held up for years over the clause, which stipulates that it would be cancelled if India were to conduct a nuclear test. (more...)
Didn't want to think about home crowd, says Cheteshwar Pujara
- November 11, 2016

I think we've learned an bad lot today. There were a lot of expectations. I think 64 runs [66] in that middle session, we will take that as an outstanding effort from our boys. "Those late wickets gave us a lift", England assistant coach Paul Farbrace said. "Hopefully we can get a lead and then you never know, we have a chance", he said. (more...)
Upcoming Earnings Report: Endo International plc (NASDAQ:ENDP)
- November 11, 2016

Return on Equity (ROE) stands at -15.6% and Return on Investment (ROI) displays a value of 0.9%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 18.6% compared to the same quarter previous year. Of them, 6 have a "buy", 0 suggested "sell", 12 said "hold" and 0 called "underperform" rating for the stock, according to Thomson Reuters data. Finally, Sentry Investment Management LLC boosted its position in shares of Endo International PLC by 191.5% in the second quarter. (more...)
Barack Obama's frantic final campaign Barack Obama's frantic final campaign
- November 11, 2016

Trump has scheduled a stop in Scranton, holding a 5:30 p.m. Monday rally at the Lackawanna College Student Union. Although Trump held a 2-point edge over Clinton in the important battleground state as of Sunday night, polls gave the Democrat a less than 1-point lead on Monday afternoon, according to RealClearPolitics' data averages . (more...)
Trump rally in world markets still has legs
- November 11, 2016

Investors chose to focus on his campaign promises aimed at boosting US economic growth through higher infrastructure spending and cutting red tape, rather than uncertainties such as what he might do with trade agreements. "The dollar is up against most major currencies supported by an upward revision to United States interest expectations and focus on President-elect Donald Trump's pro-growth and inflationary economic policies", Elias Haddad, a senior currency strategist at Commonwealth Bank ... (more...)
US Markets Expected to Open Lower After Trump Win
- November 11, 2016

Of course, not everyone feels this way. "I'm very concerned because I haven't heard his policies on anything". "We haven't been growing, at least we now have a chance at someone lowering taxes. In Europe, Germany's DAX was up 1.6 percent, while France's CAC-40 gained 1.5 percent. Donald Trump became the 45th President of the United States Wednesday after securing 279 electoral college votes. (more...)
Analysts Set Occidental Petroleum Corp. (OXY) Price Target at $76.15
- November 11, 2016

Deutsche Bank AG downgraded shares of Occidental Petroleum Corp . from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating and set a $78.59 target price for the company.in a report on Friday, August 5th. $-0.11 is the last posted EPS, which is for the quarter ending 2016-09-30. BlackRock Fund Advisors now owns 16,350,050 shares of the company's stock worth $1,192,246,000 after buying an additional 446,361 shares during the last quarter. (more...)
White House bids wind into NCarolina on Election Day eve
- November 11, 2016

He said she brushes it off because she's strong like the American people, adding that Hillary is the reason why USA is respected in the world. An America where we build bridges, not walls. Obama said he's had to "bite my tongue" throughout the "nonsense" of the campaign. Clinton framed the election as a matter of national vision beyond the two candidates. (more...)
US Officials Say Trump Can Devastate Iran Nuclear Deal By Walking Away
- November 11, 2016

The Republican lawmakers are of the opinion that the deal has enabled Iran's aggression in regional conflicts in Yemen and Syria. The Total deal, announced in preliminary form Tuesday, and expected to be formalized early next year, is not about jumpstarting Iranian oil production or increasing the OPEC nation's ability to export more crude. (more...)
IEA's report on oil market in 2017 IEA's report on oil market in 2017
- November 11, 2016

OPEC agreed in principle to cut oil production at a meeting in September, and the group's experts are working on a deal that would allocate production targets to individual members ahead of its next gathering on November 30. The market was under pressure even as stockpiles at the USA delivery hub for crude futures in Cushing, Oklahoma dropped by 663,916 barrels for the week to November 8, according to traders, citing energy monitoring service Genscape. (more...)
Federal Bureau of Investigation clears Hillary Clinton two days ahead of elections
- November 11, 2016

While much of the debate focused on each candidate's controversies, both Trump and Clinton also clearly expressed their views on America's issues when they discussed the topic of the Supreme Court and its opening for another justice. On Monday, Trump will hit five battleground states - Florida, North Carolina , Pennsylvania , New Hampshire and Michigan - and closes with a late-night rally in Grand Rapids, Michigan . (more...)

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