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European Central Bank hints at early end to QE

European Central Bank hints at early end to QE

British banks joined in a rally with European peers as bond yields rose. "When there's movement in the bond yields, the United Kingdom banks do benefit from that in a number of ways". Sainsbury's however cautioned the market for general merchandise and clothing would be tough in 2018, and mixed results from non-food retailers yesterday reflected this hard environment. Consulte Mais Informação

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John Lewis Festive Sales Grow But Competition Dents Margins

John Lewis Festive Sales Grow But Competition Dents Margins

However, chairman Sir Charlie Mayfield said pressure on margins had intensified and the group's decision to maintain competitive prices despite higher costs would negatively affect the full year results. Looking ahead to 2018/19, he said the Partnership expects trading to be volatile due to the economic environment but is well placed to continue building the strength of its two leading brands. Consulte Mais Informação

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China's 2017 exports rose 7.9% in dollar terms - imports jumped 15.9%

China's 2017 exports rose 7.9% in dollar terms - imports jumped 15.9%

That was despite-wide ranging concerns about the Chinese economy, including high debt levels, asset bubbles and a slowdown in industrial sectors. In December, exports rose 10.9 percent from a year ago, while imports rose 4.5 percent. Compared to 2016, it said trade between the two nations fell by 10.5% past year. China's global trade surplus stood at $422.5 billion, down from 2016's $486 billion. Consulte Mais Informação

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Alabama bids to become major auto hub

Alabama bids to become major auto hub

Alabama and its neighbors have also pioneered the development of state-run worker training programs, he said. North Carolina now has no automotive plant, and has been courting the projects for more than 25 years. "Mazda makes cars with a clear vision of how we want to inspire people, contribute to society and help preserve the beauty of the earth", said Kogai. Consulte Mais Informação

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Domino's Pizza (NYSE:DPZ) Earns Buy Rating from Analysts at Deutsche Bank

Domino's Pizza (NYSE:DPZ) Earns Buy Rating from Analysts at Deutsche Bank

Maxim Group's price target points to a potential upside of 24.94% from the company's current price. At year-end 2016, more than 60 percent of orders placed in the US were made via digital channels at Domino's, and a commitment to digital innovation helped the pizza chain reach an estimated $5.6 billion in global digital sales in 2016, the company said. Consulte Mais Informação

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Apple to issue fix for iPhones, Macs at risk from chip bug

Apple to issue fix for iPhones, Macs at risk from chip bug

Exactly how, we don't know yet.Information about these flaws has been secretly circulating amongst the major IT companies for months as they researched the ramifications and coordinated updates. However, the cases also note that the patches that operating system vendors have designed could drastically affect performance. Apple said that it had released "mitigations" for its devices, which are all affected. Consulte Mais Informação

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Sam's Club stores in Connecticut closed

Sam's Club stores in Connecticut closed

Sam's Club , a unit of Wal-Mart Stores Inc, said it had closed a series of stores following a review, the membership-only store chain said in a tweet on Thursday. Mr. Furner said the company would help workers affected by the closures to find employment at nearby locations, as well as provide them with "support, resources, and severance pay to those eligible". Consulte Mais Informação

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Dropbox files confidentially for US IPO

Dropbox files confidentially for US IPO

The company plans to list shares in the first half of 2018 . Data-sharing business Dropbox Inc has filed confidentially for a USA initial public offering , a source close to the matter said on Thursday. However, Dropbox is underpinned by encouraging financials: the company's founder, Drew Houston, said this time last year its sales had broken the $1bn-a-year mark, with 500m users and 200,000 paying business customers. Consulte Mais Informação

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MoneyGram Partners With Ripple Cryptocurrency

MoneyGram Partners With Ripple Cryptocurrency

Blockchain firm Ripple will be partnering with US money transfer service, MoneyGram, to test out payment flows of XRP, Ripple's native cryptocurrency, the companies announced today. Ripple's MoneyGram partnership fits in nicely with its big play to become the crypto payment solution of choice not just on the web, but also through brick-and-mortar transfer providers. Consulte Mais Informação

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Bitcoin conference unable to accept payment in bitcoin

Bitcoin conference unable to accept payment in bitcoin

Last minute tickets to the event were selling for $1,000 on the conference's website on Thursday. " Hopefully, next year there will be more unity in the community about scaling and global adoption becomes reality ". Speaking to Bitcoin.com, conference organiser Moe Levin confirmed that transaction costs played a part in the decision. The conference organisers said that because data from payments with cryptocurrencies have to be manually entered into their ticketing platform, they have to ... Consulte Mais Informação

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