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Greek national security council to meet amid Turkey tension
Greek national security council to meet amid Turkey tension
| August 10th | 2020  4:55AM
Greek national security council to meet amid Turkey tension
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s prime minister is to convene the government’s national security council after Turkey announced its research vessel would be conducting exploratory drilling in the eastern Mediterranean in an area between Cyprus and Greece. The council, which includes the ministers of foreign affairs and defense, was to meet at noon Monday.
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Global shares push higher on stimulus moves, US jobs data
Global shares push higher on stimulus moves, US jobs data
| August 10th | 2020  4:43AM
Global shares push higher on stimulus moves, US jobs data
Shares advanced Monday in Europe and Asia after President Donald Trump issued executive orders to provide tax relief and stopgap unemployment benefits for Americans hit by the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic. Investors are watching for further developments on stimulus for the U.S. economy and on trade tensions between Beijing and Washington.
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Pandemic wrecks global Class of 2020's hopes for first job
Pandemic wrecks global Class of 2020's hopes for first job
| August 10th | 2020  4:03AM
Pandemic wrecks global Class of 2020's hopes for first job
LONDON (AP) — British fashion school graduate Phoebe St. Leger’s dream of landing a job at a design label is on hold. Like many others in the global Class of 2020, the pandemic is clouding her career ambitions. The coronavirus forced the cancellation of her university graduating class's final-year fashion show, removing the chance to…
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Asian shares push higher on stimulus moves, jobs data
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| August 10th | 2020  1:42AM
Asian shares push higher on stimulus moves, jobs data
Shares advanced Monday in Asia after President Donald Trump issued executive orders to provide tax relief and stopgap unemployment benefits for Americans hit by the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic. Benchmarks were higher in Sydney, Shanghai and Seoul, while markets were closed in Tokyo for a holiday. “It has been…
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This Week: Consumer prices, Tapestry earns, retail sales
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| August 10th | 2020  1:10AM
This Week: Consumer prices, Tapestry earns, retail sales
A look at some of the key business events and economic indicators upcoming this week: HIGHER PRICES SEEN Economists project that consumer prices rose last month from a year earlier. The Labor Department’s consumer price index, due out Wednesday, is projected to show a gain of 0.7% for July. That would follow an annual gain of 0.6% in June.
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Trump end run around Congress raises questions on his claims
Steven Mnuchin, Mark Meadows
| August 10th | 2020  12:39AM
Trump end run around Congress raises questions on his claims
BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump’s end run around Congress on coronavirus relief is raising questions about whether it would give Americans the economic lifeline he claims and appears certain to face legal challenges. Democrats called it a pre-election ploy that would burden cash-strapped states. "When you look at those executive orders ...
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States on hook for billions under Trump's unemployment plan
Donald Trump
| August 10th | 2020  12:34AM
States on hook for billions under Trump's unemployment plan
FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — Whether President Donald Trump has the constitutional authority to extend federal unemployment benefits by executive order remains unclear. Equally up in the air is whether states, which are necessary partners in Trump's plan to bypass Congress, will sign on. Trump announced an executive order Saturday that extends…
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Asian shares mostly higher on stimulus moves, jobs data
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| August 9th | 2020  11:46PM
Asian shares mostly higher on stimulus moves, jobs data
Shares were mostly higher in Asia on Monday after President Donald Trump issued executive orders to provide tax relief and stopgap unemployment benefits for Americans hit by the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic. Shares rose Monday in Sydney, Shanghai and Seoul, while markets were closed in Tokyo for a holiday. “It…
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The Latest: China sees drop in new locally transmitted cases
The Latest: China sees drop in new locally transmitted cases
| August 9th | 2020  10:42PM
The Latest: China sees drop in new locally transmitted cases
BEIJING — New locally transmitted cases of coronavirus in China fell to just 14 over the past 24 hours, the National Health Commission reported Monday. The low figure was offset, however, by 35 cases brought into the country by Chinese travelers from overseas arriving in seven different cities and provinces across the country. All the…
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Japan's legacy of forced labor haunts ties with neighbors
Japan's legacy of forced labor haunts ties with neighbors
| August 9th | 2020  10:23PM
Japan's legacy of forced labor haunts ties with neighbors
TOKYO (AP) — For years, Yeom Chan-soon was haunted by the cracking sound of a leather belt eating into the flesh of a fellow Korean mine worker being punished for trying to escape from forced labor in Japan. That dark chapter in Japan’s history, when hundreds of thousands of people were brought from the Korean Peninsula and other Asian…
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Trump's pandemic relief orders are limited in scope
Donald Trump
| August 9th | 2020  7:28PM
Trump's pandemic relief orders are limited in scope
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump's new executive orders to help Americans struggling under the economic recession are far less sweeping than any pandemic relief bill Congress would pass. Trump acted Saturday after negotiations for a second pandemic relief bill reached an impasse. Democrats initially sought a $3.4 trillion package, but said they lowered their demand to $2 trillion.
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The Latest: School from crowd photo shifts to online classes
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| August 9th | 2020  7:07PM
The Latest: School from crowd photo shifts to online classes
DALLAS, Ga. — A Georgia high school plans to start the week with all classes shifting online after nine students and staff tested positive for the coronavirus when the school year opened last week with most students attending in-person. North Paulding High School made headlines soon after students returned to school Aug. 3 when photos posted on social media showed hallways crowded with students, and many of them not wearing masks.
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The Latest: Israel allows outdoor performances to resume
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| August 9th | 2020  4:48PM
The Latest: Israel allows outdoor performances to resume
JERUSALEM -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says officials have agreed to allow live performances to resume. After consultations with his culture, health and finance ministers, Netanyahu’s office said Sunday that performances could take place outdoors. Audiences will be divided into 20-person “capsules,” and venues will need…
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US gas prices remain steady at $2.25/gallon
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| August 9th | 2020  2:22PM
US gas prices remain steady at $2.25/gallon
CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline held steady over the past two weeks at $2.25 per gallon. That’s 50 cents below the average pump price from a year ago. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey said Sunday the prices are stable because crude oil prices barely changed and the U.S.
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The Latest: Britain records more than 1,000 new infections
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| August 9th | 2020  1:48PM
The Latest: Britain records more than 1,000 new infections
LONDON — Britain has recorded more than 1,000 new coronavirus infections in a day for the first time since late June. Government statistics say 1,062 new cases of COVID-19 were reported in the 24 hours until 9 a,m. Sunday. The last time the number was over 1,000 was on June 26. Britain has seen a gradual rise in coronavirus infections since it began lifting lockdown restrictions in mid-June.
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Mauritius races to contain oil spill, protect coastline
Mauritius races to contain oil spill, protect coastline
| August 9th | 2020  1:31PM
Mauritius races to contain oil spill, protect coastline
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Thousands of students, environmental activists and residents of Mauritius were working around the clock Sunday, trying to reduce the damage to the Indian Ocean island from an oil spill after a ship ran aground on a coral reef. An estimated 1 ton of oil from the Japanese ship's cargo of 4 tons has already escaped into the sea, officials said.
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The Latest: Daily tally of virus cases in Italy leaps higher
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| August 9th | 2020  12:12PM
The Latest: Daily tally of virus cases in Italy leaps higher
ROME — Italy’s tally of daily new COVID-19 cases leaped higher on Sunday, with 463 cases, according to Health Ministry figures. Many of the latest cases have been found in young people returning from vacations abroad. Italy’s day-to-day new caseload had previously soared far above 500 confirmed infections, but the number had dropped to 347 on Saturday, more in line with numbers of the past few weeks.
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3 Defensive Stock Buys that Pay Dividends
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| August 8th | 2020  5:30AM
3 Defensive Stock Buys that Pay Dividends
With so many growth stocks seemingly overbought and the market trading close to all-time highs, now might be the perfect time to consider adding some defensive stocks to your portfolio. The benefit of buying a defensive stock is that it will be able to provide you with stable earnings and reliable dividends even when the market is experiencing volatility.
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MarketBeat: Week in Review 8/3-8/7
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| August 8th | 2020  5:00AM
MarketBeat: Week in Review 8/3-8/7
The equity markets hovered in negative territory most of the day on Friday but moved up to set a new high by the end of the session. The move is a sign traders don't want to be short over the weekend because a stimulus spending bill is expected to be announced very soon. Democrats in the House helped move the deal along by backing down on the total…
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BidaskClub Lowers Titan Machinery (NASDAQ:TITN) to Hold
Hibbett Sports (NASDAQ:HIBB) Rating Increased to Buy at BidaskClub
BidaskClub Upgrades American Public Education (NASDAQ:APEI) to "Hold"
Diageo (LON:DGE) Given a GBX 2,800 Price Target by UBS Group Analysts
Wix.Com (NASDAQ:WIX) Receives Buy Rating from Royal Bank of Canada
Jefferies Financial Group Reaffirms "Hold" Rating for Sonos (NASDAQ:SONO)
Melco Resorts & Entertainment's (MLCO) Buy Rating Reiterated at Bank of America
Bank of America Reaffirms "Hold" Rating for Caesars Entertainment (NASDAQ:CZR)
Manitowoc (NYSE:MTW) Given Buy Rating at Jefferies Financial Group
Bank of America Reaffirms Sell Rating for MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM)
Bank of America Reaffirms Buy Rating for Las Vegas Sands (NYSE:LVS)
Laidlaw Reiterates "Buy" Rating for Affimed (NASDAQ:AFMD)
Groupon (NASDAQ:GRPN) Announces Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $2.04 EPS
First Solar (NASDAQ:FSLR) Releases Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.07 EPS
Puma Biotechnology (NASDAQ:PBYI) Releases Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.34 EPS
Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) Given Buy Rating at Wedbush
Constellation Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:CNST) Given "Buy" Rating at Jefferies Financial Group
Boingo Wireless (NASDAQ:WIFI) Given Buy Rating at Jefferies Financial Group
FLIR Systems (NASDAQ:FLIR) Issues Earnings Results

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