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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer believes the vote will energize Democratic voters in the midterm elections and help the party capture seats now held by Republicans . "One of the first hearings will focus on competition and consumer protection implications of the FCC's restoring internet freedom order ". Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-New York, has said that: "The Democratic position is very simple".
  • US Dollar Has A Strong Week Against Several Global Currencies

    US Dollar Has A Strong Week Against Several Global Currencies

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    For example, the spread between U.S. 10-year and German 10-year bonds is now near all-time highs. Some traders, while expecting the 10-year yield to breach 3 percent as inevitable, said it is not a harbinger of a market rout due to evidence of buying in the past 24 hours emerging when the 10-year yield moves near that threshold.
  • Google-parent Alphabet is rising after its earnings report (GOOGL)

    Google-parent Alphabet is rising after its earnings report (GOOGL)

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    The institutional investor owned 578 shares of the information services provider's stock after selling 165 shares during the quarter. Gilman Hill Asset Management LLC's holdings in Alphabet were worth $602,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
  • Best Buy, Amazon Announce Partnership

    Best Buy, Amazon Announce Partnership

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    Starting this summer, Best Buy will launch over ten 4K and HD Fire TV Edition units from Toshiba and Insignia. With the new generation of Amazon Fire TV Edition models you'll be able to watch live over-the-air programming and be able to access all of your streaming content.
  • ZTE speaks out against 'unacceptable' U.S. ban

    ZTE speaks out against 'unacceptable' U.S. ban

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    The Chinese company claims that they spent over Dollars $50 million in export control and compliance previous year. She said the United States actions go against the principles it espouses of equality, fairness and reciprocity. "Refusal orders will not only seriously endanger the survival of ZTE, but also hurt the interests of all ZTE's partners including a large number of USA companies".
  • Shire rejects £42bn takeover bid by Japanese giant Takeda

    Shire rejects £42bn takeover bid by Japanese giant Takeda

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    A few months earlier, Takeda also sought to acquire the Salix Pharmaceuticals unit from Valeant Pharmaceuticals global, but talks collapsed when the companies couldn't agree on a price. Treasury changed the rules on corporate tax inversions. "Shareholders seem to be voting this morning", Kedra said. "Discussions between the parties regarding a potential offer are ongoing".
  • IBM stock falls after earnings beat

    IBM stock falls after earnings beat

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    The institutional investor held 50,146 shares of the computer manufacturing company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $7.69M, up from 20,132 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Shelton Capital Management increased Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc stake by 34,956 shares to 158,857 valued at $11.54M in 2017Q4. Asset Management One Com Ltd owns 1.39 million shares.
  • Bitcoin jumps 10 pct to two-week high, leads broad crypto surge

    Bitcoin jumps 10 pct to two-week high, leads broad crypto surge

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    Sentiment towards cryptocurrencies has improved in recent days and prices were consolidating, which can lead the price to suddenly "explode" higher, said Naeem Islam, an analyst at ThinkMarkets who owns and trades virtual currencies. SBTC uses SHA256 algorithm and PoW proof type. Based on historical charts, BTC/USD gained around 130% during Q2 2017, its best-performing quarter to date.
  • Royal Dutch Shell plc (RDS-A)

    Royal Dutch Shell plc (RDS-A)

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    Moving averages can help smooth out these erratic movements by removing day-to-day fluctuations and make trends easier to spot. They now have a GBX 3000.00 target price per share on the company. Now have a look at past performance (weekly performance to year to date performance) how Royal Dutch Shell plc (RDS-A) has been moved; whether it performed well or not.