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Coca-Cola European Partners PLC (CCE) Shares Bought by Lazard Asset Management LLC

Coca-Cola European Partners PLC (CCE) Shares Bought by Lazard Asset Management LLC

The stock has "Underweight" rating by Barclays Capital on Friday, May 13. The stock's market capitalization is 19.32B. The rating was maintained by FBR Capital on Thursday, October 22 with "Mkt Perfor...

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Travis Kalanick Forced Out Of Uber By Investors

Travis Kalanick Forced Out Of Uber By Investors

Also, the company is apparently reducing the time riders have when they want to cancel a ride to just two minutes. Tipping is now available in Seattle , Minneapolis and Houston and will be...

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Uber adds option to tip drivers as it heads in new direction

Uber adds option to tip drivers as it heads in new direction

While Lyft has supported tipping since its early days, Uber has repeatedly refused to include this option, citing a "hassle-free" experience that's better for drivers and riders. The initial steps in ...

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China regulator orders checks on loans to acquisitive firms

China regulator orders checks on loans to acquisitive firms

Citing the potential for "systemic risk", in emailed instructions shown to Mingtiandi, the China Banking Regulatory Commission (CBRC) asked financial institutions earlier this month to review borrowin...

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Paris Saint-Germain 'make world-record bid' for Monaco striker Kylian Mbappe

The 18-year-old Frenchman is likely to sign for Real Madrid for a potential new world record fee, but the Gunners have lodged an interest in the Monaco man. Ten-men Arsenal were leading 1-0 in P...

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US says it shot down Iranian-made drone in Syria

US says it shot down Iranian-made drone in Syria

He rose to be one of the extremist group's leading ideologues. That's a questionable line of argument, particularly as unlike the recent strikes around al-Tanf, there's no indication that there was a ...

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Bank of England chief downplays chance of interest rate hike

Last week, three BoE policymakers of the eight on the Monetary Policy Committee unexpectedly voted to raise interest rates. On Tuesday, Mark Carney , the BOE Governor, said that the current sit...

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Indian IT exports to grow 7-8% in 2017-18: Nasscom

Indian IT exports to grow 7-8% in 2017-18: Nasscom

Nasscom generally gives its annual guidance by February but this year it delayed the announcement due to headwinds the sector was facing in terms of uncertainty on various fronts. However, Nasscom sai...

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Weir Group PLC's (WEIR) Hold Rating Reaffirmed at Peel Hunt

They expect $0.71 EPS, up 1.43% or $0.01 from last year's $0.7 per share. Hartford Inv Management Communications reported 48,736 shares stake. Sigma Planning Corp holds 0.03% in Time Warner Inc (NYSE:...

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YouTube introduces new VR180 video format in hopes of boosting VR adoption

YouTube introduces new VR180 video format in hopes of boosting VR adoption

Camera makers including Lenovo and LG will support the VR180 format, and the experience will work in the Daydream or Sony PlayStation VR headsets. Everyone expects that VR will be the next big c...

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Jack Ma: A 4-Day Work Week Is Coming Soon

Jack Ma: A 4-Day Work Week Is Coming Soon

And his argument can be backed up by history. "Because the next 30 years is going to be painful". In his estimation, the first World War came on the heels of upheaval caused by the Industrial Revo...

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BC Liberals elect speaker to begin historic session

BC Liberals elect speaker to begin historic session

Steve Thomson, B.C. Minister of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations, speaks during an announcement regarding protecting British Columbia's Great Bear Rainforest, at the Museum of Anthropolo...

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McDonald's launches long-awaited home delivery trial in UK

McDonald's launches long-awaited home delivery trial in UK

The fast food giant is offering its "McDelivery" service through UberEats, so we placed an order: a Chicken Legend with cool mayo, medium fries, sweet chilli dip, ketchup and a Cadbury Dairy Milk McFl...

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These elite English universities have been given low ratings for teaching standards

These elite English universities have been given low ratings for teaching standards

The college's principal and chief executive Bev Robinson said: "To receive the highest possible rating in the TEF in its first year is testament to the standards at Blackpool and The Fylde College". T...

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Cable operator Altice USA raises $1.9 bln in IPO

A USA listing will allow Altice, the country's fourth largest cable provider, to keep expanding in the country by way of local acquisitions, and compete better with bigger rivals Charter Communication...

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Banks Pass Last Stress Test Ever

Banks Pass Last Stress Test Ever

Passing the stress test does not necessarily mean a lender will pass the CCAR as the PhDs at the Fed can approve or flunk a bank based on qualitative as well as quantitative grounds. All the banks can...

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US stock indexes hold steady as oil's slide halts

US stock indexes hold steady as oil's slide halts

Accelerating corporate profits have been a big reason for rise in USA stock prices this year, and energy companies had been forecast to provide some of the biggest gains. ANALYST'S TAKE: "Falling oi...

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India arrests 15 people for celebrating Pakistan cricket team's win

India arrests 15 people for celebrating Pakistan cricket team's win

The complainant said that crackers were being burst close to homes of people belonging to the majority community. Reports said the youngsters were today produced in a local court, which rejected the...

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Shell Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:SHLX) Reviewed By Analysts

At the time of writing, the stock was trading at $14.47. EQT Midstream Partners had 19 analyst reports since August 13, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Among 3 analysts covering KVH Industries ( NASD...

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Amazon Purchase of Whole Foods Could Transform Grocery Delivery Business

Amazon Purchase of Whole Foods Could Transform Grocery Delivery Business

Kroger , the nation's biggest supermarket chain, had earlier warned Wall Street of disappointing earnings. The Journal estimated that the Amazon announcement had wiped almost $29 billion from the ag...

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Hong Kong shares track China stock rally higher after MSCI inclusion

Hong Kong shares track China stock rally higher after MSCI inclusion

MSCI on Wednesday made a decision to add mainland Chinese stocks in the MSCI Emerging Markets (EM) Index for the first time - after rejecting them in the last three years - opening the door for mor...

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Qatar Says Will Not Negotiate Until 'Blockade' Lifted

Saudi, Emirati, and Bahraini families are being forcibly recalled by their governments today, despite being invited to stay by the government of Qatar . Gargach claimed that "Qatar is not under embar...

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Queen's hat at State Opening looks remarkably like European Union flag

Assuming the current Queen's Speech is voted through Parliament next week, and barring the collapse of the government in the months to come, the next Queen's Speech will not take place before Marc...

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Senate GOP Would Halt Obamacare Penalties, Taxes

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is expected to unveil the bill to lawmakers on Thursday morning. The healthcare bill will be released to the Republican Senate Conference on Thursday at 9...

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House GOP backs bill to undo much of Dodd-Frank

House GOP backs bill to undo much of Dodd-Frank

Republican leaders have said the deregulation bill would solve numerous worries about the financial system stemming from the crisis while allowing banks to more freely lend to invigorate the e...

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And so it begins: Brexit talks to focus 1st on orderly exit

And so it begins: Brexit talks to focus 1st on orderly exit

In a speech at Mansion House in the City of London earlier on Tuesday, Hammond warned against a so-called hard Brexit , calling for an "early agreement on a transitional arrangement so that trade c...

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Ronaldo header gives Portugal 1-0 win over hosts Russia

Cristiano Ronaldo headed an early victor as Portugal beat Russia 1-0 to go top of Group A and spoil Russian goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev's 100th cap. Having opened their Confed Cup campaign with a ...

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Empty NYC transit bus rolls down street, hits church, cars

Empty NYC transit bus rolls down street, hits church, cars

Eventually, a metal fence at St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church on Knickerbocker Ave. stopped the bus' destructive romp. An investigation as to the exact chain of events that lead to the runaway...

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Restoring powersharing the priority as Brexit talks begin, says Irish minister

Restoring powersharing the priority as Brexit talks begin, says Irish minister

Another minister close to Ms May said: "She had better stop feeling sorry for herself, pull up her socks and start to lead - and if she can't do that she should go. "We will oppose any deal which unde...

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William Hill plc's (WMH) "Hold" Rating Reiterated at Shore Capital

It has underperformed by 5.01% the S&P500. The firm's market capitalization is GBX 106.42 million. It has a 26.03 P/E ratio. It operates through six divisions: Legal & General Retirement, Legal & Gene...

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