• Kaepernick's decision to sit through anthem scrutinized
Kaepernick's decision to sit through anthem scrutinized

ESPN told Richard Deitsch of Sports Illustrated that it normally does not show the national anthem for the late game of the Week One Monday Night Football doubleheader and won't show it this year either. Perhaps Halloran can explain why he finds it so embarrassing for a black man who works in a city policed by racist cops to express his concern...

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  • Growth picking up but still below potential, says Rajan
Growth picking up but still below potential, says Rajan

Rajan highlighted the three areas the central bank needs to work on in 2016-'17, which, apart from bringing inflation down, include helping economic growth and the smooth implementation of monetary policy decisions by banks in the country. It attributed a better-than-anticipated agricultural growth and the expected allowances under the Seventh Pay ...

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  • Yellen puts rate hike on the table
Yellen puts rate hike on the table

Stanley Fischer, the Fed's vice chairman and a close Yellen ally, said after her speech that in deciding whether to raise rates as soon as September, policymakers will assess the August jobs report next Friday to see whether employment growth maintains its solid pace of the past three months.

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  • Germany's economy minister: US-EU free trade talks have failed
Germany's economy minister: US-EU free trade talks have failed

Secretary of State John Kerry said at a press conference in Brussels last month. Sigmar Gabriel said Britain cannot keep the "nice things" about Europe without taking any responsibility. He noted that in 14 rounds of talks, the two sides haven't agreed on a single common item out of 27 chapters being discussed. German opposition to TTIP has...

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  • As Fed nears rate hikes, policymakers plan for 'brave new world'
As Fed nears rate hikes, policymakers plan for 'brave new world'

The Gross Domestic Product, that is, the value of everything a nation produces, increased by an annual rate of only 1.1% in the second quarter, according to the "second" estimate released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis . The Toronto Stock Exchange and Wall Street moved higher on Friday morning after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said the ...

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  • Calls grow for US government to spend more
Calls grow for US government to spend more

Gold extended gains above 1 percent, breaking a five-day streak lower after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said the case for raising USA interest rates has strengthened, although increases should be gradual. Even as Yellen sounded bullish on the economy, data point to soft patches. Euro zone government bond yields, including Germany's 10-ye...

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  • USA interest rate increase case compelling, says Fed figure
USA interest rate increase case compelling, says Fed figure

They should have known better, those central bankers and policy-watchers who thought that Janet Yellen's speech at Jackson Hole, Wyoming, on Friday would mark a volte-face. Williams made the case for an eventual move to nominal growth targeting or a shift in the inflation rate upwards to give central banks the tools to fight the next economic downt...

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  • Sachin Tendulkar presents BMW to Rio 2016 olympics stars
Sachin Tendulkar presents BMW to Rio 2016 olympics stars

Legendary cricketer and goodwill ambassador for India at Rio Olympics Sachin Tendulkar handed over the keys to the players and the coach. "The entire nation is jumping with joy now", he said. During the event, Sindhu recalled about the promises made by the Master Blaster prior to her Rio campaign. In what Mr Goel later explained as a "slip of t...

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  • Tale of the Tape: Signet vs Tiffany
Tale of the Tape: Signet vs Tiffany

Repurchased over 2.8 million shares in second quarter for $250 million together with insider buying. "Finally, our credit review process is proceeding according to plan". With 1.50M shares average volume, it will take short sellers 6 days to cover their SIG's short positions. Investors frustrated with low-yielding bonds have flocked to utilities fo...

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  • Yellen suggests rate hike is coming but offers no timetable
Yellen suggests rate hike is coming but offers no timetable

A mix of weak economic data in the US and a focus on Fed Chair Janet Yellen's remarks at the central bank symposium in Jackson Hole, Wyoming are having the heaviest influence on gold prices this morning. Dye pointed out that according to the Fed funds futures market, the odds of a rate hike in September are up to 18 percent. Investors see much smal...

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  • English highway closed for 2nd day over collapsed bridge
English highway closed for 2nd day over collapsed bridge

It's only just starting to sink in now what might have happened. Another eyewitness who narrowly escaped the collapse said that the bridge "could have fallen right on top of our vehicle". It is thought the accident was caused when cargo fell from the back of a lorry causing another to swerve across the lanes before striking the bridge.

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  • Traders Alert - Groupon (NASDAQ:GRPN), Brocade Communications Systems (NASDAQ:BRCD)
Traders Alert - Groupon (NASDAQ:GRPN), Brocade Communications Systems (NASDAQ:BRCD)

While looking at the Stock's Performance, Brocade Communications Systems, Inc . now shows a Weekly Performance of 4.91%, where Monthly Performance is 12.59%, Quarterly performance is 22.65%, 6 Months performance is 6.45% and yearly performance percentage is 0.57%.

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  • Trump's CEO accused of anti-Semitic remarks
Trump's CEO accused of anti-Semitic remarks

The Post reports that in 1995, when he and Piccard were still dating, Bannon refused to marry the expectant mother of his children until tests confirmed the babies were "normal". "I said no and asked why he asked. he did not respond". Stephen Bannon , the chief executive of Trump's election campaign, has an active voter registration at the h...

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  • Hansen: All Blacks will learn from Wellington win
Hansen: All Blacks will learn from Wellington win

But SANZAAR are reportedly not going to cite Franks over the incident. "But I certainly didn't have one with Romain Poite". But captain Kieran Read said the need to retain the Bledisloe Cup was enough motivation not to go off the boil. But they expressed that determination through unprofitable aggression, losing Adam Coleman to a yellow card in...

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  • Overnight subway service in London to serve 50000 a weekend
Overnight subway service in London to serve 50000 a weekend

He said the force would focus on "being visible" and ensuring it was "able to intervene in places that are likely to see significant issues". Before leaving office, former mayor Boris Johnson, who had clashed with unions on ticket office closures and Night Tube plans, said he hoped services would get under way by July.

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  • United Kingdom shoppers upped their spending just before Brexit vote, says survey
United Kingdom shoppers upped their spending just before Brexit vote, says survey

Encouraged by a robust labour market, rising house prices and low inflation United Kingdom households have consistently contributed around 0.5 percentage points to quarterly GDP growth figures for the past couple of years. Business investment was up by 0.5 per cent. Import prices rose at their fastest rate since late 2011 and overall input pric...

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  • Marathon Oil Corporation's (MRO)
Marathon Oil Corporation's (MRO)

Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSEMRO), from the Basic Materials sector exhibited a worth of $ 16.05 today, demonstrating a change in price of -0.06%. Now shares have been rated as "Buy" from 7 Analysts. When taking a look at the long term growth, analysts have a mean estimate on Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: WLL ) of $10 over a period of 3 to ...

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  • Reward for Arrest in Mississippi Nun Killings Increased to $22500
Reward for Arrest in Mississippi Nun Killings Increased to $22500

Their bodies were found in a home they shared in Durant, on Castalian Springs Road. The two women who gave their lives every day to help MS residents also had a hand in Memphis. Strain says it appears the nuns were murdered. He says the sisters' work as nurses dignified the poor. These faithful nuns worked tirelessly at the Lexington Medical Cl...

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  • WhatsApp is going to start sharing user data with Facebook
WhatsApp is going to start sharing user data with Facebook

Not WhatsApp , not Facebook, nor anyone else. It will share phone numbers and the details of the last time that users signed on to WhatsApp , with Facebook. "We won't post or share your WhatsApp number with others, including on Facebook, and we still won't sell, share, or give your phone number to advertisers".

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  • Fed's Mester: Makes sense for U.S. to start raising rates
Fed's Mester: Makes sense for U.S. to start raising rates

However, in a paper delivered to an economic policy conference in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, Goodfriend concludes that a sustained move below zero during a future crisis may be the only way to achieve and maintain a stable purchasing power of money.

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