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Regency Centers, Equity One merge in $15 billion deal Regency Centers, Equity One merge in $15 billion deal
- November 16, 2016

A big merger for Jacksonville-based Regency Centers . Before recent pullbacks, shares of Regency Centers , Equity One and other REITs have performed strongly as investors have been drawn to their relatively rich payouts amid historically low interest rates. (more...)
Apple stock extends losses after China warning about Trump Apple stock extends losses after China warning about Trump
- November 16, 2016

The pair spoke on Monday, when Xi said that the two powers needed to co-operate and Trump´s office said the leaders "established a clear sense of mutual respect for one another". presidential election victory. In a telegram of congratulations sent the day after Trump's victory, Putin "expressed hope for mutual work on bringing U.S. (more...)
Farage first United Kingdom politician to meet Trump
- November 16, 2016

Farage posted a series of tweets about their meeting, including a photo of the two men smiling ear-to-ear amidst the gold detailing of Trump Tower. "Believe you me, his team are conscious of the comments", Mr Farage told the Daily Telegraph . (more...)
Trump victory will impact Canadian real estate
- November 16, 2016

Starting at 9 p.m., Google Trends in the USA saw a surge in the topic of Canada and the election, amid CNN projections that Republican candidate Donald Trump would take key swing states, including Florida. Clinton voters have been frantically searching for an escape to Australia and New Zealand in the hours since Donald Trump won the presidential election. (more...)
Haze and smoke in Grand Strand caused by Western NC wildfires
- November 16, 2016

There are ongoing wildfires in Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina and Tennessee. Gov. Pat McCrory declared a state of emergency in 25 counties in western North Carolina on Thursday, freeing up additional state resources to fight the fire. (more...)
Barratt cuts price of top London homes Barratt cuts price of top London homes
- November 16, 2016

Barratt Developments PLC (LON:BDEV) has echoed comments from rival Taylor Wimpey abut a more hard housing market in London. Chief executive David Thomas told the Reuters news agency: "We do recognise that at price points about £600,000, particularly at price points once you move above £1m, the market is clearly slower". (more...)
Unemployment Falls in Three Months After Brexit Vote to 11 Year-Low Unemployment Falls in Three Months After Brexit Vote to 11 Year-Low
- November 16, 2016

Meanwhile, the unemployment rate over the three months to September was 5.6 per cent compared to 4.8 per cent for the United Kingdom as a whole. But the national figures also show signs of a cooling in the jobs market, as UK-wide claimant count increased by 9,800 in September to 803,300, the third consecutive monthly rise. (more...)
Britain's Morrisons Launches Store Pick Grocery Service With Amazon Britain's Morrisons Launches Store Pick Grocery Service With Amazon
- November 16, 2016

Products for the new service will be picked from Morrison supermarkets and delivered by Amazon . Analysts have hailed the latest stage Morrisons " deal with Amazon , with Shore Capital describing the move as "innovative' and saying that it would boost the supermarket chain in areas where it had little foothold. (more...)
United States markets closed mostly lower as Trump rally fizzles
- November 16, 2016

Sterling was little changed at $1.2453 GBP=D4 after losing 0.3 percent overnight. Low-priced airline EasyJet, meanwhile, warned it faced further financial turbulence from a Brexit-driven slump in the pound after terror attacks and labour disputes took their toll on annual profits. (more...)
Prime Minister Trudeau vows to work with Trump in WE Day speech
- November 16, 2016

Canada's ambassador to Washington said Wednesday that Canada is open to renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement if that's what President-elect Donald Trump wants. He told students at an event in Ottawa that he will work with Trump not just for Canadians and Americans "but for the whole world". Voters have had their eyes on Canada since Trump took a lead in the Republican primary. (more...)
Republican Lawmakers Struggle to Respond as Democrats Denounce Steve Bannon Hire
- November 16, 2016

The moves, among dozens under consideration from his transition team, follow an intense and extended backlash from Trump's decision on Sunday to appoint Steve Bannon, a man celebrated by the white nationalist movement, to serve as his chief strategist and senior adviser. (more...)
Obama urges nation to 'forge unity' after bitter election
- November 16, 2016

He said the November day the USA sets aside to remember those who served in the military often falls after an election - "an exercise in the free speech and self-government" that veterans fight for every day. He urged his successor to continue work on the tragedy of veteran suicides, which claims 20 lives a day, and to resist calls to outsource and privatize the VA. (more...)
PM Narendra Modi Concludes 3-Day Visit of Japan
- November 16, 2016

It is Japan's first such agreement with a non-signatory of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT). Japan agreed to sign the deal only after seeking assurances from New Delhi that it would not conduct nuclear tests any more. On India and Japan issuing a joint statement on the South China Sea, Geng said both countries should respect the efforts made by other countries to maintain peace and stability in the contested waters. (more...)
Raleigh group protests Dakota Access Pipeline Raleigh group protests Dakota Access Pipeline
- November 16, 2016

Hundreds of people gathered in St. Paul Tuesday afternoon to protest the controversial Dakota Access oil pipeline. Shannah Bupp, 30, told Chesterfield protesters on Tuesday that they must hold law enforcement accountable. An attorney for an environmental group says he believes President Barack Obama's administration will make a decision on the Dakota Access pipeline before the president leaves office. (more...)
Bond selloff abates as dollar snaps Trump rally
- November 16, 2016

Italian 10-year yields, which have risen on worries over a referendum on constitutional reform on which Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has staked his career, fell 11 bps to 1.93 percent after Italy's economy grew more than expected in the third quarter. (more...)
PM Modi holds meeting with senior ministers on demonetisation
- November 16, 2016

Anyways these few memes will tell you what India went through in the past couple of days, following the blanket ban. "On one hand, the prime minister says he is against corruption". People holding notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 can deposit the same in their bank and post office accounts from November 10 till December 30. LJP leader and Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan described the demonetisation as surgical strike against black money. (more...)
House GOP seems ready to renew Ryan, other leaders for 2017 House GOP seems ready to renew Ryan, other leaders for 2017
- November 16, 2016

Ryan was also critical of Trump for his treatment of a Muslim Gold Star military family presented at the Democratic National Convention, and again after an Access Hollywood audiotape surfaced of Trump making vulgar comments about women from 2005. (more...)
US finalizes rule to limit gas 'flaring' at drilling sites US finalizes rule to limit gas 'flaring' at drilling sites
- November 16, 2016

Reaction to Tuesday's rule was split between industry leaders and environmental advocates. The groups are represented by attorneys Eric Waeckerlin and Kathleen Schroder of Davis Graham & Stubbs. Asked about any hopes of having the rule reversed, Reid Porter of the American Petroleum Institute said in an email that his organization is still going through the new rule and all options are being reviewed. (more...)
Cheap Gas Tests Trump's Promise to Revive Coal Cheap Gas Tests Trump's Promise to Revive Coal
- November 16, 2016

Attracting the attention of investors is top of mind for Alberta Environment Minister Shannon Phillips in Morocco this week at the United Nations climate change conference. Utilities make plans for generating stations years in advance. Beyond that, though, he said it's nearly impossible to know what to expect because of Trump's personality and the many mixed messages he espoused on the campaign trail. (more...)
Sen. Barbara Boxer to introduce bill to end the Electoral College Sen. Barbara Boxer to introduce bill to end the Electoral College
- November 16, 2016

It was a decisive night, unfortunately not in favor of our candidate. The electoral vote is at 290 for Trump and 232 for Clinton, although one state has yet to be called. If anyone even vaguely referenced Donald Trump or any of his policies in a remotely positive manner or failed to completely repudiate him or his followers than you were cast as racist, homophobic, xenophobic, misogynist, sexist, sexual assaulter, anti-Muslim and anti-Semitic. (more...)