• Donald Trump's United States tax reform gives Warren Buffett a $29 billion boost
Donald Trump's United States tax reform gives Warren Buffett a $29 billion boost

Buffett said Berkshire functions like a savings account, so it doesn't pay dividends. Cramer, who said he watched every minute of Buffett's CNBC appearance, described it as "the most important three hours you're going to get about securities analysis".

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  • Comcast interferes in Fox-Sky deal, making £22bn offer
Comcast interferes in Fox-Sky deal, making £22bn offer

Roberts and Comcast CFO Michael Cavanagh discussed the Sky offer on a United Kingdom conference call with analysts. Comcast , which owns the Downton Abbey brand, is the biggest USA cable TV firm. However, since the bid for Sky was launched, 21st Century Fox has agreed to sell many of its assets, including Sky , to Disney. The CM...

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  • Kylie Jenner tweet sends Snapchat share price tumbling
Kylie Jenner tweet sends Snapchat share price tumbling

She followed up with another tweet : "Still love you tho snap .my first love ". "Maybe it's Maybelline" - says it's actually happy with using Snapchat after an earlier tweet questioned its future on the app. Once a staple of every person's social media arsenal, Snapchat is now struggling to continue to keep up with changing trends in our...

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  • The olympic Athletes of Russian Federation win gold in men's hockey
The olympic Athletes of Russian Federation win gold in men's hockey

The players sang the anthem over the sound of the Olympic anthem at the Gangneung Hockey Centre arena. Altogether 168 Russian athletes including the ice hockey players were deemed " clean " and allowed to compete as neutrals in Pyeongchang, despite the suspension of Russia's national Olympic committee.

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  • BB&T reports services are returning
BB&T reports services are returning

It is unclear what the issue is or how long it will take to fix. The Winston-Salem-based bank acknowledged the outage Thursday and Friday on its website and Twitter account but did not specify what went wrong. "We are working diligently to restore all our banking services, and the recovery is well underway", BB&T said in a statement Friday afte...

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  • United Kingdom economic growth revised down to 0.4% for end
United Kingdom economic growth revised down to 0.4% for end

It is the first time net migration from the bloc has dipped below six figures since the year to march 2013, when it was 95,000. The unemployment rate in Scotland is now higher than it is for the United Kingdom as a whole, the latest statistics reveal.

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  • Oil falls as stronger dollar eclipses USA inventory drop
Oil falls as stronger dollar eclipses USA inventory drop

USA oil production last week was steady at 10.27 million barrels per day, a record level if confirmed by monthly figures. US crude inventories USOILC=ECI unexpectedly fell 1.6 million barrels last week as net imports dropped to a record low and exports surged, while inventories declined further at the key storage hub in Cushing, Oklahoma, accor...

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  • Steve Jobs' Job Application May Unlock Inspiration for iPhone Creation
Steve Jobs' Job Application May Unlock Inspiration for iPhone Creation

Then, later in the application, the former Apple CEO writes only "none" in the box asking for his phone number. Under "Skills", next to "Computer" and "Calculator", he writes "yes (design, tech)". Steve Jobs was a notoriously hard signer-evinced by his reluctance to sign this OS X guide in 2001-and his autograph is incredibly scarce among contem...

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  • US Market Indexes Lower, Dow Jones Closes Below 25000
US Market Indexes Lower, Dow Jones Closes Below 25000

Private Vista LLC now owns 3,479 shares of the company's stock worth $326,000 after buying an additional 563 shares during the last quarter. SPDR Dow Jones REIT ETF comprises 1.5% of Ullmann Financial Group Inc.'s portfolio, making the stock its 16th largest holding.

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  • NRA backlash: These are the companies cutting ties
NRA backlash: These are the companies cutting ties

First National Bank of Omaha had been taking heat on social media due to its relationship with the National Rifle Association. A cybersecurity firm. Survivors from the Parkland High School where the attack occurred have also tweeted in support of the boycott, while several students asked pointed questions to an NRA spokeswoman at a gun policy de...

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  • Fans throw tennis balls in protest of Monday night games
Fans throw tennis balls in protest of Monday night games

The protests come following the Bundesliga , the top league in Germany, introducing Monday night games into the league's schedule. If Monday night football is to become a regular thing in the Bundesliga, then future games will have trouble living up to the drama and sheer entertainment that this game served up.

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  • McDonald's is bringing back a sauce that led to riots
McDonald's is bringing back a sauce that led to riots

It seems that after last year's Szechuan Sause debacle, McDonald's is poised to once again release Rick Sanchez's favorite condiment back into the world. They vowed to bring back the sauce sometime this winter, and now we know exactly when we can get it. To commemorate this announcement, McDonald's has launched a new website called We Want t...

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  • IDF Intelligence Unit Prevents ISIS Airliner Attack in Australia
IDF Intelligence Unit Prevents ISIS Airliner Attack in Australia

A senior Israeli Defense Forces official told NBC News that the unit "provided exclusive intelligence information that prevented an air attack by the Islamic state" and that "the thwarting of the attack led to the rescue of dozens of innocent people".

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  • Centrica raises cuts target to £500mn
Centrica raises cuts target to £500mn

British Gas lost 750,000 customers in the year, although it is still the largest United Kingdom energy supplier with 7.8m accounts. Just how punitive this will be is a "key question" for Centrica's investors, Bloomberg says. The firm employs about 33,100 people worldwide and has more than 2,600 staff based in the UK. "We're not in a blame game...

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  • Oil falls as dollar firms, US oil output expected to rise
Oil falls as dollar firms, US oil output expected to rise

Just a decade ago, few could have imagined that the USA would be producing more than 10 million bpd of crude, but with the explosion of shale production, that is exactly where we are. At 0732 GMT, April WTI crude oil is trading $61.12, down $0.67 or -1.08% and April Brent crude oil is at $64.67, down $0.58 or -0.89%. "(Brent's) premium has be...

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  • Albertsons and Rite Aid to Merge
Albertsons and Rite Aid to Merge

The combination of Albertsons Companies' billion dollar own brands, including O Organics and Lucerne, and its manufacturing and operating capabilities, with Rite Aid's own brands in health and wellness, including B4Y and Daylogic, and its pharmacy expertise will allow the combined company to drive growth opportunities and efficiencies across i...

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  • Broadcom Trims Its Offer For Qualcomm After NXP Deal
Broadcom Trims Its Offer For Qualcomm After NXP Deal

The stock decreased 10.18% or $10.67 during the last trading session, reaching $94.11. About 156,829 shares traded. (NASDAQ:TTWO) has risen 81.23% since February 21, 2017 and is uptrending. Therefore 80% are positive. On Wednesday , August 2 the stock rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with "Equal-Weight". Stephens upgraded NOW Inc.

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  • Remnants of Tropical Cyclone Gita Bring Heavy Rain, Flooding to New Zealand
Remnants of Tropical Cyclone Gita Bring Heavy Rain, Flooding to New Zealand

Christchurch largely escaped flooding as it received about half the amount of rain originally forecast. National carrier Air New Zealand has canceled some flights since Tuesday afternoon from the capital, Wellington , and was working through the backlog Wednesday.

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  • Investment Research Analysts Opinion: Coty Inc. (COTY), Cedar Realty Trust, Inc. (CDR)
Investment Research Analysts Opinion: Coty Inc. (COTY), Cedar Realty Trust, Inc. (CDR)

It has outperformed by 30.29% the S&P500. Brown Advisory Inc decreased Vanguard Index Fds (VXF) stake by 3,603 shares to 201,437 valued at $21.58 million in 2017Q3. Heitman Real Est Securities Ltd Liability Corporation reported 789,659 shares stake. Savings Bank Of America Corp De accumulated 0% or 63,864 shares.

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  • Uber Launches 'Uber Express Pool' In Select Cities
Uber Launches 'Uber Express Pool' In Select Cities

Interestingly, Uber is not the first service to offer low prices for less convenient pool rides. In exchange for walking a few blocks to a specified pickup and dropoff location, Express Pool riders can enjoy lower fares. "Looking beyond this launch, we're even more excited about future opportunities to integrate Express POOL and other transport...

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