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ICBC to cap 'pain and suffering' payouts

ICBC to cap 'pain and suffering' payouts

However, he would not say whether the savings would prevent major rate increases in future years. The government said the cost of pain and suffering claims has increased by 265 per cent since 2000 a...

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Alberta premier announces immediate boycott on BC wines

Alberta premier announces immediate boycott on BC wines

Albertans bought about 17.2 million bottles of B.C. wine previous year, Ms. Notley said. The new B.C. Opposition leader, Andrew Wilkinson, slammed both the Alberta government for its wine ban and th...

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As Market Turbulence Returns, Emerging Stocks May Become Haven

As Market Turbulence Returns, Emerging Stocks May Become Haven

While there was no particular piece of news that pushed major US indexes deep into the red on Monday, the recent moves in the bond market have added volatility and concern to the market. This despit...

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Steve Wynn Resigns as CEO of Wynn Resorts Amid Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Steve Wynn Resigns as CEO of Wynn Resorts Amid Sexual Misconduct Allegations

The casino mogul denied the reports and told the Wall Street Journal that the allegations were "preposterous". The Massachusetts Gaming Commission promised an investigation, as Wynn is building a mu...

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Oil Prices Fall as Stocks Selloff Rattles Market

Oil Prices Fall as Stocks Selloff Rattles Market

Oil market observers are looking ahead to weekly inventory and production data from the American Petroleum Institute on Tuesday and the U.S. Energy Information Administration on Wednesday. The U.S. re...

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Water Security Expert Available on Cape Town's Water Crisis

Water Security Expert Available on Cape Town's Water Crisis

The charming port city of Cape Town, South Africa has long had the distinction of being one of the world's top tourist destinations. The drought emphasized the unpredictability of water sources, and...

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Dow falls over 2 percent at open as volatility rises

Dow falls over 2 percent at open as volatility rises

It fell for the third straight day, erasing its gains for the year . "I think computer-driven trading is a part of it as well". The 2008 financial crisis also featured three of the other five bigge...

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Financial Expert Says Don't Panic After Dow Jones Sees Historic Drop

Financial Expert Says Don't Panic After Dow Jones Sees Historic Drop

The Dow fell 4.6%, or 1,175.21 points to 24,345.75 - its largest points fall ever, and its largest percentage fall since August 2011 when the U.S. The ASX 200 fell 3.20 percent, the Shanghai C...

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Boston Private Wealth LLC Sells 7847 Shares of Walt Disney Co (DIS)

Boston Private Wealth LLC Sells 7847 Shares of Walt Disney Co (DIS)

For the fourth quarter, the theme-park division posted almost $1.5 billion in revenue, up about 9 percent from the fourth quarter in 2016. A number of research analysts recently commented on DIS s...

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Four Gamecocks players selected to participate in NFL Scouting Combine

Four Gamecocks players selected to participate in NFL Scouting Combine

The list is full of big names from the college football world and the Colts will have their eyes on plenty of players during the event, which is held from February 27 until March 5. Alabama and Ohio S...

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Dow Jones drops 1175 points - a 4.6% loss

Dow Jones drops 1175 points - a 4.6% loss

The Nasdaq composite declined 3.6 percent after rising as much as 0.5 percent. The Standard & Poor's 500 index, a broader market barometer that many index funds track, was down 6 points, or 0.3 perc...

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Global stocks plunge after Wall Street bloodbath

Global stocks plunge after Wall Street bloodbath

The index tracks overall market volatility. At the time of writing the FTSE 250 was down by 1.4 per cent and the FTSE All-Share index was showing a loss of 1.3 per cent. According to James Hughes, chi...

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EIA raises USA oil output growth forecast for 2018

EIA raises USA oil output growth forecast for 2018

USA crude output is seen climbing above 11 million barrels a day in November, according to the Energy Information Administration's Short-Term Energy Outlook, which also came yesterday. Last year...

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Girl Scout Who Sold Cookies Outside Pot Shop Might Be in Trouble

Girl Scout Who Sold Cookies Outside Pot Shop Might Be in Trouble

A Girl Scout in California metaphorically said, "Hold my beer". The Utah Girl Scouts now have a new, web-based sales system launching statewide this year, and it's about more than just convenience. "W...

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What is there for farmers in Budget 2018

What is there for farmers in Budget 2018

The capital allocation for the armed forces is 33.1 per cent of the total expenditure by the government on capital account, which is Rs 3,00,441 crore, the defence ministry said. The government cut do...

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Rice Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:RMP) - Hot Stock of the Day

Howard Weil upgraded the stock to "Sector Outperform" rating in Tuesday, December 15 report. The stock has "Buy" rating by M Partners on Thursday, January 21. The stock of Antero Midstream Partners LP...

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Waymo, Uber Trade Barbs in Court Over Trade-Secret Theft Suit

Waymo, Uber Trade Barbs in Court Over Trade-Secret Theft Suit

Waymo sued Uber almost a year ago, charging it with building a fleet of self-driving cars with technology stolen by former Google engineer Anthony Levandowski , who joined Uber in 2016. Verhoeven...

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GM reports strong profit helped by booming SUV sales

The Parametric Portfolio Associates Llc holds 199,363 shares with $13.06 million value, down from 204,210 last quarter. Generally, it indicates good short-term financial strength. On Monday, May 16 th...

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United States trade deficit jumps amid surging imports

United States trade deficit jumps amid surging imports

On Tuesday, U.S. Commerce Department has reported the monthly trade deficit for December 2017, which is the largest since the recession. The trade gap widened in December, growing 5.3 percent to $53...

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Profit of the oil company BP increased more than twice in 2017

Profit of the oil company BP increased more than twice in 2017

The BP is the first major European oil and gas company to resume share buybacks after a three-year hiatus, announcing plans to buy back shares for 1.6 billion Dollars per year to offset the dwindling ...

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Why Your Echo Won't Perk Up During Amazon's Super Bowl Ad

Why Your Echo Won't Perk Up During Amazon's Super Bowl Ad

Amazon.com Inc.is advertising its Alexa-powered speakers in the big game on Sunday. During the advert, Amazon had cleverly ensured the Alexa in your house wouldn't respond when the advert was r...

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Wild ride continues at Wall Street

Wild ride continues at Wall Street

The biggest declines in USA stocks - especially financial and energy shares - took place after markets had closed down in Asia and Europe, including London where the FTSE 100 ended the session 1.5% lo...

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RBI likely to keep interest rates on hold

RBI likely to keep interest rates on hold

Taking account of the available information, the Board judged that holding the stance of monetary policy unchanged at this meeting would be consistent with sustainable growth in the economy and achiev...

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Shares outperforming today's market: Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:DLR)

The current price change puts the market capitalization at $1.76 bln. The stock has -0.46% to a low over the previous 12 months and showed -24.34% to a high over the same period. Tower Capital Ltd Com...

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Viavi Solutions Inc (VIAV) Director Sells 4997 Shares of Stock

Viavi Solutions Inc (VIAV) Director Sells 4997 Shares of Stock

JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 221,260 shares of the communications equipment provider's stock worth $2,330,000 after acquiring an additional 40,437 shares during the last quarter. Shares price moved d...

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