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Protests subside, but economic aftershocks rattle Haitians
Wadlande Pierre, Vanlancia Julien
| December 7th | 2019  11:34AM
Protests subside, but economic aftershocks rattle Haitians
Port-au-Prince (AP) — The flaming barricades are mostly gone, protesters have largely dissipated and traffic is once again clogging the streets of Haiti’s capital, but hundreds of thousands of people are now suffering deep economic aftershocks after more than two months of demonstrations. The protests that drew tens of thousands of people…
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Q&A: Does a manufacturing slump threaten the US economy?
Q&A: Does a manufacturing slump threaten the US economy?
| December 7th | 2019  10:52AM
Q&A: Does a manufacturing slump threaten the US economy?
WASHINGTON (AP) — Defying fears and predictions, the U.S. economy is still shrugging off President Donald Trump’s trade conflicts. Employers added a sizzling 266,000 jobs in November, and unemployment matched a 50-year low of 3.5% — all while the Trump administration is waging a bruising trade war with China while fighting other trading partners, too. Yet the economy has hardly been unscathed.
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Tensions as yellow vests join French retirement protests
Tensions as yellow vests join French retirement protests
| December 7th | 2019  9:30AM
Tensions as yellow vests join French retirement protests
PARIS (AP) — Paris police skirmished Saturday with yellow vest activists joining a wave of protest actions against the government's overhaul of France's national retirement system, as highway blockades and train stoppages disrupted weekend travel around the country. A few thousand yellow vest protesters marched from the Finance Ministry…
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Truckers block roads as French strikes hit weekend travel
Truckers block roads as French strikes hit weekend travel
| December 7th | 2019  8:00AM
Truckers block roads as French strikes hit weekend travel
PARIS (AP) — Strikes disrupted weekend travel around France on Saturday as truckers blocked highways and most trains remained at a standstill because of worker anger at President Emmanuel Macron's policies. Meanwhile, yellow vest protesters held their weekly demonstrations over economic injustice in Paris and other cities, under the close watch of police.
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PG&E says it has reached $13.5 billion wildfire settlement
PG&E says it has reached $13.5 billion wildfire settlement
| December 7th | 2019  1:15AM
PG&E says it has reached $13.5 billion wildfire settlement
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Pacific Gas and Electric announced Friday it has reached a tentative $13.5 billion settlement resolving all major claims related to the deadly, devastating Northern California wildfires of 2017-2018 that were blamed on its outdated equipment and negligence. The utility says the deal, which still requires court approval,…
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Mexico announces its biggest oil discovery in three decades
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| December 6th | 2019  11:47PM
Mexico announces its biggest oil discovery in three decades
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Elon Musk cleared of defamation in 'pedo guy' tweet trial
L. Lin Wood, Vernon Unsworth
| December 6th | 2019  10:01PM
Elon Musk cleared of defamation in 'pedo guy' tweet trial
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Elon Musk defeated defamation allegations Friday from a British cave explorer who claimed he was branded a pedophile when the Tesla CEO called him “pedo guy” in an angry tweet. Vernon Unsworth, who participated in the rescue of 12 boys and their soccer coach trapped for weeks in a Thailand cave last year, had sought…
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'Mexico, US, Canada trade talks continue in Washington
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| December 6th | 2019  9:39PM
'Mexico, US, Canada trade talks continue in Washington
WASHINGTON (AP) — Mexico’s top trade negotiator wrapped up an 11-hour meeting with his U.S. counterpart Friday night, saying they had not finalized a new trade agreement for Mexico, United States and Canada. “We are working on all the issues. It is not easy, but we are working well,” Jesus Seade told reporters as he left the office of U.S.
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Report: Fire at Texas facility caused by equipment failure
Report: Fire at Texas facility caused by equipment failure
| December 6th | 2019  6:56PM
Report: Fire at Texas facility caused by equipment failure
HOUSTON (AP) — A fire at a Houston-area petrochemical storage facility that burned for days in March was accidental and caused by equipment failure at a storage tank, according to a report released Friday by local and federal investigators. The report by the Harris County Fire Marshal's Office and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms…
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US firms keep hiring, easing worries of weakening economy
US firms keep hiring, easing worries of weakening economy
| December 6th | 2019  5:45PM
US firms keep hiring, easing worries of weakening economy
WASHINGTON (AP) — American businesses have complained for years that they can’t find the workers they need to fill available jobs. November’s robust hiring gain suggests that at least some have found a way to do so. With the unemployment rate now at a half-century low of 3.5%, many economists have also warned that hiring would soon slow…
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S&P notches weekly gain as jobs growth blows past forecasts
Meric Greenbaum, Fred DeMarco
| December 6th | 2019  5:38PM
S&P notches weekly gain as jobs growth blows past forecasts
A surprisingly strong U.S. jobs report put investors in a buying mood Friday, driving stocks on Wall Street broadly higher and extending the market’s winning streak to a third day. The rally pushed the Dow Jones Industrial Average up by more than 300 points and erased the S&P 500's losses from earlier in the week, nudging the benchmark…
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Hitting the plastic: US credit card use jumped in October
Hitting the plastic: US credit card use jumped in October
| December 6th | 2019  5:15PM
Hitting the plastic: US credit card use jumped in October
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumers ramped up their credit card spending in October. The Federal Reserve said Friday that total consumer borrowing rose in October by a seasonally adjusted $18.9 billion, up from a September increase of $9.6 billion. It was the biggest increase in borrowing in three months and was driven by a jump in use of credit cards.
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Is Slack the New Blackberry?
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| December 6th | 2019  1:00AM
Is Slack the New Blackberry?
Slack (NYSE:WORK) won’t make the list of the top technology stocks. But it will make the list of the most debated. Since its initial public offering (IPO) in June 2019, Slack has drawn a lot of attention from bulls and bears alike. The bulls appeared to get a lift on Dec. 4 when the company announced better-than-expected quarterly results. However,…
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Facebook Takes The Stairs Towards ATHs
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| December 6th | 2019  1:00AM
Facebook Takes The Stairs Towards ATHs
While shares of social media giant Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) have lagged the performance of the tech-heavy NASDAQ index in 2019, they’ve had a very promising fall season and look good going into the last 3 weeks of the year. They’ve taken a very orderly route north in the past two months and have tacked on about 15% in returns since the start of October.
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Use This Tool and Strategy to Scalp Long Profits
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| December 6th | 2019  1:00AM
Use This Tool and Strategy to Scalp Long Profits
Scalping is a style of intraday trading that concentrates on taking high probability set-ups to profit off short-term price moves. Traders tend to use larger sized shares for smaller price gains. This style of trading requires high-probability strategies and disciplined execution. Over 70-percent of all daily trading volume on U.S. exchanges are performed by algorithms, that scalp the markets all day.
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Does the Jobs Report Foreshadow a Year-End Rally?
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| December 6th | 2019  1:00AM
Does the Jobs Report Foreshadow a Year-End Rally?
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported a total of 266,000 new jobs created in November. This was nearly 50% higher than the forecast for 180,000 new jobs by economists who were surveyed by Refinitiv. Both the September and October jobs reports received upward revisions to the tune of 41,000 total new jobs. Some of that increase can be explained…
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Morgan Stanley Has a New Bull Case for Tesla (NASDAQ: TSLA) $500 per Share
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| December 6th | 2019  1:00AM
Morgan Stanley Has a New Bull Case for Tesla (NASDAQ: TSLA) $500 per Share
The recent past for Tesla (NASDAQ: TSLA) has been a bit shaky. The unveiling of its new Cybertruck has been met with widescale derision yet plenty of reports of pre-orders. In fact, just a few weeks prior, short-sellers who decided they'd tackle Tesla lost their collective shirts to the tune of $1.4 billion. Now, Adam Jonas, a Morgan Stanley analyst,…
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Three Under The Radar Consumer Stocks, Two Are A Buy Now
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| December 6th | 2019  1:00AM
Three Under The Radar Consumer Stocks, Two Are A Buy Now
The earnings reports from Lowes, Target, Dick's Sporting Goods and Best Buy prove that the consumer is alive and well. These companies all beat their consensus targets, provided a positive outlook for the future, and saw their stocks shoot higher because of it. The strength in retail is not limited to the big-name, big-box high-profile companies. A…
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The Real Reason Chipotle Stock is Soaring Today
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| December 6th | 2019  1:00AM
The Real Reason Chipotle Stock is Soaring Today
Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE:CMG) stock is up nearly 0.75% in mid-day trading on December 6. This is just another leg up for a stock that is up over 85% in the year to date. Chipotle’s banner year has successfully moved the stock to levels it has not seen since 2015. However in investing, as in life, it’s not about what happens to a company, it’s how a company responds to it that matters.
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