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Google updates terms in plain language after EU scrutiny
Google updates terms in plain language after EU scrutiny
| February 20th | 2020  6:11AM
Google updates terms in plain language after EU scrutiny
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is attempting to make sure people know exactly what they're signing up for when they use its online services — though that will still mean reading a lengthy document. The company updated its terms of service on Thursday — its largest update to the general use contract since 2012 — in response to a pair of court orders in Europe.
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IMF delegation holds talks on Lebanon's economic crisis
IMF delegation holds talks on Lebanon's economic crisis
| February 20th | 2020  5:24AM
IMF delegation holds talks on Lebanon's economic crisis
BEIRUT (AP) — A delegation from the International Monetary Fund began meetings in Lebanon on Thursday with the aim to provide advice on how to tackle the Mideast country's crippling economic and financial crisis, the worst since the 1975-90 civil war. The IMF experts first held talks in the morning with Prime Minister Hassan Diab, who after the meeting headed to the presidential palace for a Cabinet session.
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Israel, Palestinians defuse agricultural trade crisis
Israel, Palestinians defuse agricultural trade crisis
| February 20th | 2020  5:20AM
Israel, Palestinians defuse agricultural trade crisis
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel and the Palestinians said Thursday that they had reached an agreement to end an escalating trade crisis that had heightened tensions between the sides. Israeli Defense Minister Naftali Bennett said in a statement that Israel would allow Palestinian agricultural exports after the Palestinians resumed accepting Israeli beef.
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World's top shipper expects virus outbreak to hurt earnings
World's top shipper expects virus outbreak to hurt earnings
| February 20th | 2020  5:00AM
World's top shipper expects virus outbreak to hurt earnings
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The world's largest shipping company, Denmark's A.P. Moller-Maersk, said Thursday it expects the outbreak of the new coronavirus in China to hurt its 2020 earnings. The company said in its annual earnings report that the 2020 outlook “is subject to significant uncertainties and impacted” by the coronavirus outbreak,…
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Global stocks mixed after Wall Street rises to record
Ashley Lara
| February 20th | 2020  4:27AM
Global stocks mixed after Wall Street rises to record
TOKYO (AP) — Global shares were mixed Thursday, while the Shanghai benchmark jumped 1.8% after China's central bank cut interest rates to help ease credit for companies stricken by a virus outbreak centered on the Chinese city of Wuhan. France's CAC 40 edged down nearly 0.1% in early trading to 6,105.81. Germany's DAX fell 0.2% to 13,759.70, while Britain's FTSE 100 edged up less than 0.1% to 7,462.54.
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Swiss bank penalized over alleged FIFA, Venezuela corruption
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| February 20th | 2020  2:58AM
Swiss bank penalized over alleged FIFA, Venezuela corruption
GENEVA (AP) — Switzerland’s financial market authority has penalized Julius Baer bank for violating its obligations to fight money laundering over a nearly nine-year span. The sanctions are related to alleged corruption linked to Venezuela’s state-owned oil company and global soccer body FIFA. The authority,…
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Asian stocks mixed after Wall Street rises to record
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| February 20th | 2020  1:53AM
Asian stocks mixed after Wall Street rises to record
TOKYO (AP) — Shares were mixed Thursday in Asia after Wall Street recovered to record highs, with the Shanghai benchmark jumping nearly 2% after China's central bank cut interest rates to help ease credit for companies stricken by the virus outbreak centered on the city of Wuhan. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 gained 0.3% to 23,479.15, shedding bigger early gains.
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Scalping 101: The Basics of Intraday Trading
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| February 20th | 2020  1:00AM
Scalping 101: The Basics of Intraday Trading
Scalping is a style of trading that seeks to capitalize on intraday price moves by taking high probability trades with minimal holding times ranging from seconds to minutes. There are many variations on the scalping theme that focus on targeting small price moves to executing a large volume of trades or leveraging large sized positions. All these components…
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Compelling Reasons to Consider Investing in MercadoLibre Inc. (MELI) Stock
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| February 20th | 2020  1:00AM
Compelling Reasons to Consider Investing in MercadoLibre Inc. (MELI) Stock
Investing in emerging markets stocks can be a risky endeavor if you don’t do your homework. However, one rapidly growing company is making big moves in the e-commerce space and has been rewarding investors with astonishing returns. MercadoLibre (NASDAQ:MELI) is a Latin American e-commerce business that primarily operates in the countries of Brazil, Argentina, and Mexico.
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'Medicare for All' is driving a wedge through labor movement
Geoconda Arguello-Kline
| February 19th | 2020  11:36PM
'Medicare for All' is driving a wedge through labor movement
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Democratic presidential candidates' plans to provide “Medicare for All” are driving a wedge through the labor movement, pitting union against union and fracturing a powerful constituency as the primary barrels toward heavily organized states. Big labor largely supports a push for universal health coverage, but some unions…
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Antelope worries prompt lawsuit over Wyoming gas field plan
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| February 19th | 2020  8:31PM
Antelope worries prompt lawsuit over Wyoming gas field plan
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Environmental groups are suing over plans for a potentially huge Wyoming gas field they say would endanger antelope in Grand Teton National Park by hindering a migration route between the park and a basin. The Upper Green River Alliance, Western Watersheds Project and the Center for Biological Diversity sued the U.S.
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Leidos Touches Fresh All Time Highs (LDOS)
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| February 19th | 2020  1:00AM
Leidos Touches Fresh All Time Highs (LDOS)
Leidos Holdings (NYSE: LDOS) was the best performing stock in the S&P 500 yesterday after the company smashed analyst expectations with their Q4 earnings released before the bell. The Virginia based scientific research and defense technology company saw its GAAP EPS come in a full 10% higher than the consensus while its revenue for the quarter was up over 11% year on year.
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Trading Blueprint for Deere & Co. (DE) Stock
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| February 19th | 2020  1:00AM
Trading Blueprint for Deere & Co. (DE) Stock
Heavy machinery maker Deere & Co. (NYSE: DE) recovered to all-time highs in 2019 riding the global economic recovery in real estate and construction spending. While Deere saw a 5% YoY improvement in topline sales and revenues in their Q4 2019 release, net income fell (8%) with its Agriculture and Turf segment hardest hit. While the Company guided down FY 2020 estimates on Nov.
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Trading Blueprint for First Solar (FSLR) Stock
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| February 19th | 2020  1:00AM
Trading Blueprint for First Solar (FSLR) Stock
Solar energy systems provider First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ: FSLR) has seen a turnaround as demand for photovoltaic (PV) products rebound despite relatively cheap oil prices. First Solar more than doubled shipments of PV modules in 2019 to 5.5 Gigawatts (GW) ranking 8th on the world’s top PV producers list. Improved efficiencies and process improvements…
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Trading Blueprint for Wix.com (WIX) Stock
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| February 19th | 2020  1:00AM
Trading Blueprint for Wix.com (WIX) Stock
Website development platform Wix.com Ltd. (NASDAQ: WIX) enables users to design and launch a personalized and professional looking website in under 10-minutes. E-commerce, CRM, marketing and API tools are at the ready with seamless out-of-box plug-and-play integration with contemporary cutting-edge AI-enabled design tools. While there are tons of website…
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It’s Time to Throw in the Towel on Blue Apron
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| February 19th | 2020  1:00AM
It’s Time to Throw in the Towel on Blue Apron
Blue Apron (NYSE:APRN) posted its second consecutive disappointing earnings report on February 18. The meal-kit provider posted earnings per share (EPS) and revenue that were both significantly lower than analysts’ expectations. This is the second consecutive quarter the company has missed on both the top line and bottom line. However just…
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Nvidia Going Ballistic After Bernstein Upgrade
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| February 19th | 2020  1:00AM
Nvidia Going Ballistic After Bernstein Upgrade
Better Late Than Never Shares of Nvidia (NVDA) are going ballistic. A series of bullish upgrades after last week’s blow out earnings report has the stock trading at an all-time high with double-digit gains still ahead. Today’s news, an upgrade from Bernstein, is of particular note because it is the analyst’s second price target hike…
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Tesla (TSLA) Shares Spike After New Major Call Action
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| February 19th | 2020  1:00AM
Tesla (TSLA) Shares Spike After New Major Call Action
Following Tesla (NASDAQ: TSLA) shares has treated us to a lot of ups and downs. Just seeing how the stock can spike, subside and spike again is enough to make almost any observer wonder just how volatile this stock can really get. Tesla stock took one major swing upward today, gaining 7% in premarket trading after another major call effort hit and…
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Cedar Fair or Six Flags Which Stock Looks Better?
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| February 19th | 2020  1:00AM
Cedar Fair or Six Flags Which Stock Looks Better?
If you have snow on the ground where you live, now is a good time to be reminded that the amusement park season is right around the corner. And for companies like Cedar Fair (NYSE:FUN) and Six Flags (NYSE:SIX) this is the time of year when the company makes its money. Much like retail stocks, entertainment stocks like Cedar Fair and Six Flags have a short window to make their revenue.
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