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China economy: Fourth quarter growth slips to 6.4%

China economy: Fourth quarter growth slips to 6.4%

The world's second-largest economy expanded by 6.6 percent over a year earlier, down from 2017's 6.9 percent, official data showed. On Friday, China revised its 2017 economic growth down to 6.8 pe...

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China's Growth Slumps to Lowest Since 1990

China's Growth Slumps to Lowest Since 1990

China's population grew at a slower rate previous year despite the abolition of the one-child policy, official data showed on Monday (Jan 21), raising fears an ageing society will pile further press...

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Police make Sydney Airport arrest over alleged baby formula syndicate

Police make Sydney Airport arrest over alleged baby formula syndicate

Stolen formula valued at more than A$1m (£550,000; $720,000) had been sold in the past 12 months alone, police said. The syndicate - allegedly headed by a 48-year-old woman - handled more than $1 mi...

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Have Davos and its elite contributed to making the world better?

Have Davos and its elite contributed to making the world better?

Mr Trump called off his attendance earlier this month because of the government shutdown, and as it extended last Thursday, also cancelled the planned trip of a USA delegation, which included Treasu...

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China Q4 GDP growth slows to 6.4 percent, as expected

Analysts polled by Reuters expect the world's second-largest economy to have grown 6.4 percent in the October-December quarter from a year earlier, slowing from the previous quarter's 6.5 percent pa...

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Passengers shiver through 16-hour ordeal on Canadian tarmac

Passengers shiver through 16-hour ordeal on Canadian tarmac

But as the flight was set to take off again, it experienced a mechanical issue. But after three and a half hours into the flight, a passenger became ill on board, forcing the pilot to divert to Goos...

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Southwest Airlines plane slides off runway while taxiing at Omaha airport

Southwest Airlines plane slides off runway while taxiing at Omaha airport

The plane was incoming from Las Vegas, Southwest said in a statement to USA Today . Southwest Airlines tweeted at 3:31 p.m. that none of the 150 passengers and crew aboard the plane were injure...

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U.S. software firm Salesforce to create 1,500 jobs in Dublin

U.S. software firm Salesforce to create 1,500 jobs in Dublin

As part of today's announcement at Dublin's Convention Centre, the company announced that its philanthropic arm, Salesforce.org, is giving a grant of $1 million (€878,000) to Educate Together. Ireland...

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China revises 2017 GDP growth

China revises 2017 GDP growth

A worker stands in front of an Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) container ship at a port in Qingdao, Shandong province, China October 19, 2018. According to the final review, China's GDP in 201...

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Inflation rate ticks up to 2% in December

Inflation rate ticks up to 2% in December

Canadian inflation unexpectedly accelerated last month on a surge in airfares, but underlying price pressures held steady, giving the Bank of Canada some breathing room on interest rates. Excluding ga...

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Primark Owner AB Foods Says No-deal Brexit Would Be 'Reckless'

Primark Owner AB Foods Says No-deal Brexit Would Be 'Reckless'

Looking ahead, AB Foods kept its annual outlook unchanged with adjusted operating profit and adjusted earnings per share expected to be in line with a year ago. (NYSE:SBH) news were published by: " Na...

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IBM and Vodafone partner to launch $550m 5G venture

IBM and Vodafone partner to launch $550m 5G venture

The linking of cloud computer systems will offer businesses support for future digital innovations including "deep learning" AI advances and 5G networks. By working together, Vodafone and IBM engineer...

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Jobs At Risk As Philips Close Suffolk Factory

Jobs At Risk As Philips Close Suffolk Factory

As she reviewed the newspapers for Sky News she left the presenters baffled, as well as fellow reviewer Julie Bindel, with her comments on the job losses at the baby bottle factory in Suffolk. "Th...

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FPL plans to install more than 30 million solar panels by 2030

FPL plans to install more than 30 million solar panels by 2030

Currently, FPL operates 14 major solar power plants and more than 200 smaller solar installations across the state. This includes two 74.5-megawatt solar energy centers in Palm Beach County, each with...

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Mukesh Ambani calls for movement against 'data colonisation'

Mukesh Ambani calls for movement against 'data colonisation'

Mukesh Ambani plans to invest in Gujarat as the state is where Reliance holds its roots and flourishes constantly. Adani, who promised to invest Rs 55,000 crore and create 50,000 new direct and i...

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Deal set on $15 wage increase

Deal set on $15 wage increase

At the start of 2019, it was increased to $9.25 per hour. "The conditions are different in these states, the cost of living is different, the state of business is different". Ortiz said during a pre...

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Rio Tinto iron ore production rises on mine expansions

Rio Tinto iron ore production rises on mine expansions

The average realised price of iron ore sales dropped by 4% to US$62.50 per dry metric tonne. This puts Rio Tinto's iron ore production at the upper end of guidance as it continues to ramp up mine ...

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Some Amazon Investors Want Regulations Placed On 'Rekognition' Software

Some Amazon Investors Want Regulations Placed On 'Rekognition' Software

The investors, including the Sisters of St. Joseph of Brentwood, a member of the Tri-State Coalition for Responsible Investment, filed a resolution on the subject to be voted on at Amazon's annual mee...

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Now's the Time to Buy Newmont Mining Corporation (NEM) - 3 Analysts Says

Now's the Time to Buy Newmont Mining Corporation (NEM) - 3 Analysts Says

Because the economy and the stock market do not always go hand in hand, it may be important to analyze individual stocks. Both miners had to later sell assets and cut debt as the price of gold plumm...

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Johnsonville Grillers recalled after consumers find pieces of black rubber

Johnsonville Grillers recalled after consumers find pieces of black rubber

The raw ground frozen pork patties were made and packaged on September 27, 2018, October 17, 2018, and October 18, 2018. The recalled 24-ounce packages of patties are labeled Johnsonville Grillers C...

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Aurora Cannabis Inc (ACB.TO) Shares Hold Above the Rising Trendline

Focusing in on shares of Aurora Cannabis Inc ( ACB .TO), we can see that the Kaufman Adaptive Moving Average has been trending lower over the previous five days. The RSI oscillates on a scale from 0...

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Rio Tinto (LON:RIO) Given New GBX 4,100 Price Target at Barclays

Rio Tinto (LON:RIO) Given New GBX 4,100 Price Target at Barclays

Many investors will set their sights on dips and corrections. This may prove to be a successful strategy, but this may also create many missed opportunities. Avoiding common investing pitfalls may tak...

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Morgan Stanley 4Q profit, revenue hit by volatile markets

Morgan Stanley 4Q profit, revenue hit by volatile markets

For the current quarter, net income applicable to Morgan Stanley was $1.5 billion, or $0.80 per diluted share, compared with net income of $643 million, or $0.26 per diluted share for the same perio...

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Winter storm disturbs travel as it rolls toward US Midwest, Northeast

Winter storm disturbs travel as it rolls toward US Midwest, Northeast

Chicago , Milwaukee, New York City, Boston, Hartford, Providence, Pittsburgh, Albany, Buffalo, Cleveland, Columbus and Des Moines are all under winter storm watches or warnings. It advised travelers...

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OPEC moves to avert glut ahead of new oil pact

OPEC moves to avert glut ahead of new oil pact

Futures climbed 3.3 percent in NY to cap the third straight weekly increase. American crude output is poised to expand by 1.1 million barrels a day this year, according to the IEA, which sees the US...

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SocGen blames rocky markets for its profit warning

SocGen blames rocky markets for its profit warning

SocGen said the performance of its retail banking and financial services as well as its advisory business should be solid in the fourth quarter. SocGen shares were down 3 percent at 29.29 euros by 0...

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Two Wyoming Shopko Stores to Close this Spring

Two Wyoming Shopko Stores to Close this Spring

Besides the Sheldon store, other Shopko Hometown locations in our wider area that appear to be remaining open include the stores in Emmetsburg, Iowa; Luverne, Pipestone, and Windom, Minnesota; and Mad...

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Surveyors’ near-term house sales expectations ‘at most negative for 20 years’

Surveyors’ near-term house sales expectations ‘at most negative for 20 years’

Increasing numbers of surveyors reported seeing house prices fall rather than increase in December, with a net balance of 19% seeing falls rather than rises. This echoed the views of London agents, ...

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Mnuchin Seeks China Tariff Relief, WSJ Says; Treasury Denies It

Mnuchin Seeks China Tariff Relief, WSJ Says; Treasury Denies It

By raising annual goods imports from the U.S.by a combined value of more than $1 trillion, China would seek to reduce its trade surplus, which a year ago stood at $323 billion, to zero by 2024, one of...

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Apple's Tim Cook calls for new regulations to protect your personal data

Apple's Tim Cook calls for new regulations to protect your personal data

Although he said some states are investigating passing laws that would protect consumers' privacy, he urged the federal government to take a stance to what he called a solvable problem. He singled out...

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Grey topples black as the UK's top vehicle colour in 2018

Grey topples black as the UK's top vehicle colour in 2018

It's the first time grey has topped the charts since records began. New vehicle sales declined by 7pc in 2018 with the industry blaming a number of issues. Image: Yellow and cream plunged by 34% whi...

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Retail sales slide in December amid changing shopping habits

Retail sales slide in December amid changing shopping habits

Retail sales in the United Kingdom slumped in December as shopped made a decision to spend during the Black Friday promotional period in November. Annual sales growth inched higher to 2.7% compare...

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Millions Of Sensitive Files Exposed In Oklahoma Securities Commission Data Leak

Millions Of Sensitive Files Exposed In Oklahoma Securities Commission Data Leak

In a blog post about the data leak , UpGuard said that while there was years of information on the server, it was not accessible for long. UpGuard said it was uncertain how long the documents h...

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Nissan, Mitsubishi say Ghosn improperly received $9M from joint venture

Nissan, Mitsubishi say Ghosn improperly received $9M from joint venture

It came after the auto makers revealed they were co-operating with authorities and had shared with police details uncovered by their own internal investigations. Reuters last month reported that payme...

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Facebook is investing $300 million to support local news

Facebook is investing $300 million to support local news

Facebook Inc will invest $ 300 million over three years in local news globally as it faces blistering criticism over its role in the erosion of the news business worldwide. The move by Facebook foll...

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