• J.P. Morgan To Give Its Lowest Paid Workers A Raise
J.P. Morgan To Give Its Lowest Paid Workers A Raise

TORONTO, July 14 Canada's main stock index rose to a fresh 11-month high on Thursday as heavyweight banking stocks benefited after US bank JPMorgan Chase reported strong loan growth and rising oil prices boosted energy stocks. The unit's total revenue rose 4% to $11.5 billion. According to Berenberg Banks price target of 52 on the company's sto...

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  • EIA Expects Uptick In U.S. NatGas Production As Prices Soar
EIA Expects Uptick In U.S. NatGas Production As Prices Soar

Natural gas working inventories were 3,179 billion cubic feet (Bcf) on July 1, the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) said. Increased power generation and soaring temperatures could signal a further boost for natural gas prices, which already have soared over the past six weeks.

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  • Emmy Nominations Including Best Supporting Actor For Kit Harington
Emmy Nominations Including Best Supporting Actor For Kit Harington

Randall Park and Constance Wu, the stars of the Asian-American family comedy "Fresh Off the Boat", are contenders for lead acting bids. Such was the case in 2002, when FX became the first basic cable channel to win a top Emmy Award - Michael Chiklis' best drama actor trophy for "The Shield" - and earned unprecedented cachet.

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  • Ford factory workers are partnering with collaborative robots
Ford factory workers are partnering with collaborative robots

Vehicle Operation Director Karl Anton says Ford of Europe obtained feedback from more than 1,000 production-line workers to identify tasks best suited for the new robots that come equipped with a human-like hand. Here's a look at a collaborative robot working with a human to install shock absorbers in a Ford Fiesta. The robots use sensors to st...

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  • Donald Trump chooses Mike Pence as his running mate
Donald Trump chooses Mike Pence as his running mate

Senior U.S. national security officials say they are anxious about the potential for violence at the Republican National Convention to be held in Cleveland next week. Mr Pence also hails from the mid-west, which Mr Trump's team has identified as perhaps the key battleground in his quest for the White House. But Pence is to the right of Trump on s...

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  • Bank of England chief economist paints bleak post-referendum picture
Bank of England chief economist paints bleak post-referendum picture

Futures pricing before the announcement showed the chance of a cut at about 86 percent, while 31 out of 54 economists surveyed by Bloomberg predicted lower rates. Haldane said Britain's economy could slow materially in the coming quarters, but he did not see a crash. Jonathan Loynes, economist at Capital Economics" research group, said "given tha...

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  • East Midlands Chamber reacts to interest rate decision
East Midlands Chamber reacts to interest rate decision

The central bank's Monetary Policy Committee voted by a majority of eight to one to maintain the rate, with one member voting for a cut to 0.25%. Many big banks, economic forecasters and rating agencies have already slashed their forecasts for growth in the United Kingdom following the vote to leave.

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  • Oil up 1 percent after big losses; glut fears linger
Oil up 1 percent after big losses; glut fears linger

Amid surprise build, Gasoline prices fell almost 3.6% to $1.3784 a gallon, and Diesel prices dropped by 5.6% during the Tuesday trading. The EIA also reported that total US crude production rose slightly last week, as an increase in Alaskan output outweighed a decline in production in the lower 48 states.

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  • Nintendo shares jump 9.5% on Pokémon Go video game success
Nintendo shares jump 9.5% on Pokémon Go video game success

The game continues to top App Store charts worldwide. The Pokemon Company is a Tokyo-based firm that manages Pokemon-related businesses and is 32 percent owned by Nintendo, which has a stake in Niantic as well. The augmented reality mobile game Pokémon Go by Nintendo on a smartphone screen. "Then, when war breaks out, Japan and the US can e...

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  • Copy of Pokemon Go tops charts in China
Copy of Pokemon Go tops charts in China

In that sense, some may wonder whether the early success of " Pokemon Go " is a prelude to Nintendo's return to the top of the video game heap. Nintendo Co.'s management missed both the online and mobile revolutions. "Why limit it?" John Hanke, chief executive of Niantic, which developed Pokemon Go jointly with Nintendo affiliate Pokemon Comp...

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  • Tesla asked to brief Senate committee on fatal car crash
Tesla asked to brief Senate committee on fatal car crash

In February, Consumer Reports urged Tesla to change a feature within Autopilot known as Summon, which lets owners start cars and move them out of a garage or parking spot automatically using a key fob or a smartphone. But the system will still work without the driver touching the steering wheel at all for long periods. He likens the Tesla s...

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  • Nintendo is bringing back the iconic NES - all you need to know
Nintendo is bringing back the iconic NES - all you need to know

The system goes on sale on November 11. Nintendo is on the midst of a resurgence, and now it's looking to capitalise on nostalgia with the launch of its latest gaming console, a retro NES console that comes with 30 of its classic games.

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  • US retail sales post solid rise in June
US retail sales post solid rise in June

A 35.9 per cent year on year jump in vehicle sales drove Singapore's retail sales into the black for May. Retailers of motor vehicles recorded a sales increase of 35.9 per cent compared to the previous year, the highest increase of all sectors.

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  • Oil bounces after big losses but glut persists
Oil bounces after big losses but glut persists

World oil production was down 750,000 bpd year-over-year as higher OPEC output "only partially offset" non-OPEC production declines. Oil prices have registered an increase after a sharp loss, but analysts are saying that the downward trend could resume soon.

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  • RBI Likely To Cut Repo Rate By 0.25% In August: BofA-ML
RBI Likely To Cut Repo Rate By 0.25% In August: BofA-ML

That lifted the year-on-year core CPI gain to 2.3 per cent from 2.2 per cent in May. Steadying energy costs and the dissipating influence of the strong dollar will stoke price pressures more broadly and enable companies to regain the ability to charge their customers more.

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  • Mohammad Amir didn't deserve second chance: Kevin Pietersen
Mohammad Amir didn't deserve second chance: Kevin Pietersen

He is a star bowler because he has the ability to change angles, over and around the wicket. "(Coach) Trev (Bayliss) had said all week "the opening ball will set the tone and win the Test match" - so I thought everything was on me. "Then they calmed down and now they are trying to get along with him". I want to come back and play a good standard,...

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  • Solar plane lands in Egypt on penultimate leg of world tour
Solar plane lands in Egypt on penultimate leg of world tour

The 5,500-pound plane travels at about 47 miles per hour, propelled not by fossil fuels, but rather by 17,248 solar cells on the wings, which convert sunlight into electricity to power the four electric engines and propellers. Solar Impulse 2 made history on June 23 by becoming the first solar-powered aircraft to successfully cross the Atlantic Oc...

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  • With Pence a favorite, Trump postpones naming running mate
With Pence a favorite, Trump postpones naming running mate

Trump later tweeted: "I will be making the announcement of my Vice Presidential pick on Friday at 11am in Manhattan". Both candidates spoke as French authorities were still clearing dead bodies from the streets of Nice, where a truck loaded with weaponry plowed over revelers at a Bastille Day fireworks celebration on the waterfront.

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  • Michael Gove declares himself 'the candidate for change' in leadership pitch
Michael Gove declares himself 'the candidate for change' in leadership pitch

Gove had little to say Friday about the budget or the economy, which has taken a big hit from the vote for the British exit, as the Treasury warned. Gove also said several times that he did not think himself suitable for the country's top job.

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  • Pokemon Go Now Available for Intel Processor Phones
Pokemon Go Now Available for Intel Processor Phones

To maintain this audience, to grow it, to keep players returning to the game, Pokemon Go will need to create a method for different types of players to engage with the game. What Mobile chose to be professional and take the risk for the sake of our journalistic integrity (at the time we'd rather pull off multiple plasters, from our collective hai...

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