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IShares US Preferred Stock (PFF) Rises 0.2629% for Jan 9

IShares US Preferred Stock (PFF) Rises 0.2629% for Jan 9

Going back days, months, of even years, may help broaden the scope and help investors see the bigger picture. With so much historical data available, investors may choose to look at many different tim...

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HULU Added 5M Paid Subscribers in 2016, Reaching a new Milestone

HULU Added 5M Paid Subscribers in 2016, Reaching a new Milestone

Even with the added skinny bundle TV offering, Hulu is about one-third the size of Netflix in the U.S. Netflix reported 52.8 million domestic streaming subscribers as of the end of Q3 2017. In 2017,...

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Stoke miss out on Gary Rowett as manager signs new Derby deal

Stoke miss out on Gary Rowett as manager signs new Derby deal

Speaking to the club's official website, executive chairman Mel Morris said: "Gary is a hugely talented football manager who has shown what can be achieved at this great club". And Derby fans will n...

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UK Bans Microbeads to Stem Plastic Runoff into Oceans

UK Bans Microbeads to Stem Plastic Runoff into Oceans

Microbeads that wash down drains can not be filtered out by many wastewater treatment plants, meaning that tiny plastics slip easily into waterways. But environmental groups said that the microbeads...

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Reunited Sugarland coming to Van Andel Arena

Reunited Sugarland coming to Van Andel Arena

On Tuesday, the band announced it will embark on a 48-city tour , titled " Still the Same " beginning May 4. Mohegan Sun Arena is slated for the second half of the tour, with Sugarland performi...

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TCL announce new QLED and 4K Android TVs headed to Australia

TCL announce new QLED and 4K Android TVs headed to Australia

This alone means two major changes from the 2017 P-series which had no 65 inch release and whose 55 inch model only offered up 72 local dimming zones (and still performed amazingly well at local dimmi...

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New York Assemblywoman Indicted On 11 Counts of Fraud, Witness Tampering

New York Assemblywoman Indicted On 11 Counts of Fraud, Witness Tampering

A Democrat who just won re-election in 2016, Pamela Harris represents District 46 in the state Assembly, covering the Brooklyn neighborhoods of Bay Ridge, Coney Island and Dyker Heights. Bankruptcy ...

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World has a new richest person, after US$1.4B windfall overnight

World has a new richest person, after US$1.4B windfall overnight

When Amazon stock climbed 1.4 per cent Monday, it added approximately $1.4 billion to Bezos' net worth. For example, he made roughly $1.4 billion in gains Monday when Amazon stock climbed almost 1.5...

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Kodak stock more than doubles on news of photo-focused cryptocurrency

Kodak stock more than doubles on news of photo-focused cryptocurrency

Kodak's share price almost doubled, to $6.02, in midday trading Tuesday. The latest company to jump on this trend is, unexpectedly, Kodak, which just launched its own KodakCoin , a cryptocurrency f...

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Jamie Dimon regrets calling bitcoin a 'fraud'

Jamie Dimon regrets calling bitcoin a 'fraud'

His "cry foul" comments were also revealed to be rather ironic, as shortly after Dimon made his comments, it emerged that JP Morgan was actively seeking an experienced blockchain technician . Bitcoin...

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Production Hyundai Nexo hydrogen fuel-cell SUV appears at CES

Production Hyundai Nexo hydrogen fuel-cell SUV appears at CES

Hyundai has revealed details of its NEXO electric/fuel cell vehicle, which will serve as Hyundai's technological flagship and will be one of 18 eco-friendly models to go on sale by the year 2025. Th...

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Jet Air Hostess Caught On Plane With 3 Crore In Dollars

Jet Air Hostess Caught On Plane With 3 Crore In Dollars

The official mentioned that Malhotra was using crew members to smuggle forex. Malhotra had befriended the Jet Airways crew six months ago during a flight to India, he said. Acting on a tip-off, IG...

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PEAK 2017 Morrisons, Majestic, Joules and more on their Christmas figures

PEAK 2017 Morrisons, Majestic, Joules and more on their Christmas figures

Spending over the four weeks to December 30 hit £10.5 billion, a 3.7% year-on-year rise, Nielsen said, with grocery sales up 3.2% over the whole of 2017 on the previous year. That was ahead of analyst...

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Girl Scouts brew new beverage for cookie season

Girl Scouts brew new beverage for cookie season

Girl Scouts become entrepreneurs through starting their own businesses, find adventure through camping trips, create fun with STEM experiments, and develop life skills to become successful and self-su...

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Ethereum price jumps again as it approaches a new all-time high

Ethereum price jumps again as it approaches a new all-time high

Bitcoin , which has the largest cryptocurrency market cap of around $252.5 billion as of Monday, now has a circulating supply of 16,790,537 BTC - the maximum supply of BTC is 21,000,000. South K...

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Mexican Born Director Is Golden Globe Winner

Mexican Born Director Is Golden Globe Winner

Director Guillermo del Toro poses with the trophy for Best Director - Motion Picture during the 75th Golden Globe Awards on January 7, 2018, in Beverly Hills, California. What started as a regu...

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Donald Trump 'starts his official work day at 11am', leaked schedules reveal

Donald Trump 'starts his official work day at 11am', leaked schedules reveal

This is reportedly a shift from Trump's schedule during the early days of his presidency, which "began earlier and ended later". Trump has additional sessions of Executive Time throughout his offici...

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Kia Motors to reveal all-electric concept car at CES 2018

Kia Motors to reveal all-electric concept car at CES 2018

Apart from the upcoming EV crossover, the Korean automaker plans to roll out a host of technologies and electrified vehicles in the years to come. Under that vision, Kia's "ACE" strategy will brin...

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Sunny, high near 54 Monday in Oklahoma City

Sunny, high near 54 Monday in Oklahoma City

Friday , it will be mostly sunny with a high near 29, the weather service said. South wind around 5 miles per hour. Increasing clouds, with a low around 35. Windy, with an east wind 22 to 24 miles per...

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Colorado State Hires Alabama DB Coach Derrick Ansley As Defensive Coordinator

Colorado State Hires Alabama DB Coach Derrick Ansley As Defensive Coordinator

He is the second member of the Crimson Tide's coaching staff to take a new coaching position as defensive coordinator Jeremey Pruitt accepted the Tennessee head coaching job in December. "But I've got...

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Sudan Witnesses Wave of Arrests as 'Bread Protests' Widen

Sudan Witnesses Wave of Arrests as 'Bread Protests' Widen

Separate protests also took place in two other southwestern cities, Nyala and al-Damazin, and in the Sudanese capital, Khartoum. "No, no to high food prices", students shouted as they attempted to l...

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Samsung flags record 4Q profit but misses expectations

Samsung flags record 4Q profit but misses expectations

Operating profit was estimated at 15.1 trillion won (US$14.10 billion) in the October-December period a year ago, up from 9.2 trillion won tallied during the same three months in 2016, the company sai...

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Prepare to go pantless during Toronto's No Pants Subway Ride

Prepare to go pantless during Toronto's No Pants Subway Ride

On Sunday, January 7th, 2018 thousands of people took off their trousers on subways in cities around the world. Participants are encouraged to act naturally and respond to questions about their clothi...

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Why President Trump won't ever get kicked off Twitter

Why President Trump won't ever get kicked off Twitter

Twitter just pretended that there's some sort of epidemic of "political figures and world leaders" misbehaving on Twitter-when in fact there's an epidemic of Donald Trump misbehaving on Twitter. It ...

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FERC Rejects Energy Secretary Rick Perry's Coal and Nuclear Bailout Plan

FERC Rejects Energy Secretary Rick Perry's Coal and Nuclear Bailout Plan

The administration's plan was opposed by an unusual coalition of business and environmental groups that frequently disagree with each other. Even the organized markets stated there is no grid reliabil...

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Rose McGowan Blasts Black-Clad Golden Globe Attendees for 'Hollywood Fakery'

Rose McGowan Blasts Black-Clad Golden Globe Attendees for 'Hollywood Fakery'

Rose McGowan wasn't impressed with Hollywood stars wearing black in solidarity with the Time's Up movement at the Golden Globes . "I can only speak for myself but not only I wasn't invited t...

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Wintry Mix Sunday Night: what to expect from a messy situation

Wintry Mix Sunday Night: what to expect from a messy situation

For Tuesday , expect mostly sunny skies and high temperatures around 38 degrees. Although last week's snowstorm left many cars trapped under layers of ice and snow, Brooklyn residents were hoping...

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World's Most Expensive Bottle of vodka Stolen Found in Denmark

World's Most Expensive Bottle of vodka Stolen Found in Denmark

It's the only one of its kind in the world. The gold and silver bottle features a diamond-encrusted cap, but somehow, the thief missed these embellishments completely. The bottle appeared to have suff...

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Theresa May reshuffles the deck, appoints new Tory chairman

Sir Patrick looks set to pay the price for the party's failure at last year's snap general election when the Tories saw their Commons majority wiped out. Damian Green was the third Minister to leave t...

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Labor Dept.: December jobs lower than expected at 148000

Labor Dept.: December jobs lower than expected at 148000

Employers added 148,000 jobs in December, a modest gain that fell short of economists' forecasts, but nevertheless capped the seventh straight year of annual employment growth above 2 million, the L...

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