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Markets SEC Probe is Targeting ICO Presales
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Apparently, HNWIs and others invited into those presales can trade the rights to participate for a profit before the sale even begins, said the report. Rather, many US -based cryptocurrency trading platforms have elected to be regulated as money-transmission services, an industry regulated predominately at the state level, without oversight by the SEC or CFTC.

Markets Stocks move lower ahead of Fed Chair's return to Capitol Hill
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Consumer spending, which accounts for more than two-thirds of US economic activity, gained 0.2 percent in January, while core PCE price index, the Federal Reserve's favored gauge on inflation , rose 0.2 percent compared with economists' expectation of a 0.3 percent rise.

Markets Walmart Raises Age To Purchase Guns To 21
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In addition to a ban on assault rifles and making 21 the legal age to buy a gun, he asks for a universal background check which includes mental health information, a universal database of those who are banned from buying a firearm and closing loopholes involving private sales and gun shows.

Markets Fed's Powell nods to stronger economy, backs gradual rate hike path
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Treasury, the global benchmark for commercial lending, jumped past 2.9 percent and equity markets in Europe and Wall Street turned south, with MSCI's key index of global equity performance falling nearly 1 percent. "He's very market-oriented, and I like that very much", Kudlow said. The Nasdaq Composite Index was up 11.89 points, or 0.16 per cent, to 7,284.90.

Markets Growing list of companies are cutting ties with NRA
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Don't blame the NRA and guns ... Elena Wright puts flowers at the crosses placed in front of the fence of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School to commemorate the victims of the mass shooting . Delta and United airlines on Saturday joined companies like MetLife, Best Western and Hertz in cutting ties with the NRA . Wyndham Hotels - which owns Ramada, Days Inn and Super 8, among others - tweeted that it had changed its relationship with the NRA.

Markets Uber Launches Platform to Drive People to Medical Appointments
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Jay Holley, head of partnerships at Uber Health , told the Atlantic that while Medicaid and insurance plans don't seem to cover the costs of these rides yet, a number of hospitals are paying for Uber Health rides with their own budgets because, in the end, it saves them money over missed appointments.

Markets Delta Boycott of NRA May Cost Airline Major Tax Break
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Now Republican leaders say they won't unless the airline reinstates the NRA discount privilege. The gun control debate has reignited in America. Hertz rental auto company also put the brakes on NRA member cost cuts. The legislature had seemed poised endorse the jet fuel tax break. Four of Cagle's Republican rivals in the 2018 race for governor said they also support halting the $38 million-per-year sales tax exemption on jet fuel that would primarily benefit Delta.

Markets Best Buy To Close 250 Small Format Mobile Shops
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Operating income is also expected to be flat. The holidays helped stoke a 9% same-store sales increase, handily besting FactSet's consensus forecast for 2.9%. Best Buy is planning to close all of its roughly 250 smaller-format mobile phone stores, CEO Hubert Joly said to employees Wednesday in an internal memo, which was reviewed by CNBC.

Markets Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment (PEI)
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It has underperformed by 1.29% the S&P500. Waterfront Capital Partners Llc decreased Pennsylvania Rl Estate Invt ( PEI ) stake by 38.05% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Waterfront Capital Partners Llc increased Mgm Growth Pptys Llc stake by 24,713 shares to 611,182 valued at $18.46M in 2017Q3. The number of shares now owned by investors are 47.91 mln.

Markets SBI hikes MCLR: Home loan EMI could go up
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Typically, retail loans - particularly home loans - are linked to one-year MCLR , which SBI has now increased by 20 basis points (bps) to 8.15 per cent from 7.95 per cent. The overnight MCLR rate has been increased from 7.70 percent to 7.80 percent, while the six-month MCLR has been increased from 7.90 percent to 8.00 percent earlier.

Markets See the list of companies that cut discounts for NRA members
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Our politicians have the power to enact safer gun laws; the only problem is they have to seek permission from the National Rifle Association first. "This study claims that firearms-related injury plummets 20 percent nationwide when less than one-tenth of 1 percent of gun owners attend this event?" The greatest reductions in firearm injuries happened on convention days in these groups: men, people in southern and western USA states, people in states within the top one-third for ...

Markets PNG quake claims 30
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ExxonMobil PNG said buildings at its Hides Gas Conditioning Plant were damaged but all its staff were "safe and accounted for", with non-essential employees to be evacuated. Superintendent Kakas said the quake and its after shocks have caused widespread movement of land in the provinces of Southern Highlands , Hela, Enga and Western Province.

Markets Flights operating as normal from Newcastle International Airport despite snow
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Visit www.flybe.com/flight-info, key in your planned flight details, and the status of your flight will be displayed. Two BA flights between Newcastle and Heathrow were cancelled yesterday in anticipation of bad weather. "We would advise passengers not to travel to the airport and anyone with travel plans should contact their airline directly for specific flight information".

Markets Suspected killer arrested in Facebook Live murder
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The 55-year-old was using a selfie stick to do a Facebook Live as he was returning home, but on his journey, he came across a man and was savagely murdered . "We will apply a warning screen to future uploads of the video meant to raise awareness or condemn this tragedy, and limit accessibility to people over the age of 18", said a Facebook spokesperson in a statement on Tuesday.

Markets ICE v. Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf battle heats up
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ICE arrested more than 150 people "in violation of federal US immigration laws" in the San Francisco Bay Area following Schaaf's warning, the agency said Tuesday. "My priority is for the well-being and safety of all residents, particularly our most vulnerable". "However, all of those in violation of immigration laws may be subject to immigration arrest, detention and, if found removable by final order, removal from the United States", the statement also included.

Markets Congress: Maharashtra's budget to signal if BJP plans to hold concurrent polls
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Speaking to chief ministers and deputy CMs of all BJP-ruled states Wednesday, Modi said the leaders should "start preparing" for a situation where the next Lok Sabha elections are held simultaneously with polls to all state assemblies. A govt of commission or a govt of mission? If voters have a soft corner for the BJP in the Lok Sabha elections, a similar sentiment can be helpful in the assembly polls as well, if both are held together, he noted.

Markets Automobile stocks mostly lackluster despite surge in sales in February
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Suzuki Motorcycle India has clocked 46147 units in domestic sales, and 5936 units in exports; taking the overall tally for the February month to 52083 units. Maruti Suzuki India's total sales for the month of February reached 149,824 vehicles , registering a growth of 15 per cent over the 130,280 vehicles sold in February 2017.

Markets Detailed photo of Chicago West shared on social media
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The reality star said in a tweet Saturday that Chicago looks "a tiny bit" like her other two children, 4-year-old daughter North and 2-year-old son Saint . The star opened up about famous family in the magazine interview , stating: "My brother's sense of humour". Kendall's sweetness. Khloe's "I don't give a f-ck" attitude.

Markets Diesel cars to be banned in Germany to cut pollution
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They've been losing market share ever since, and today's ruling only hastens the decline of diesel. Click the audio player above to hear the full story . "We hope it comes to sensible national regulations", he said. The elected member of the 5-Star Movement (M5S, populist), announced on February 26, 2018 during a speech in Mexico in front of women mayors gathered at a meeting called Women4Climate that private diesel cars would be person non grata in the center of the Italian capital by ...

Markets Cabinet clears Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill, assets to be confiscated without conviction
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The Bill defines a fugitive economic offender as a person who has an arrest warrant issued regarding a scheduled offence but leaves or has left India so as to avoid criminal prosecution. The bill has been approved by the Union Cabinet and is going to be a massive crackdown on bank defaulters. Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said, "The law will be applicable where the offences involve more than Rs 100 crore".

Markets World's largest plane taxis at 46mph ahead of 2019 flight
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The team first performed taxi tests on the Stratolaunch back in December 2017, and said the February 24 and 25 tests built on those results. "Captured new video of Stratolaunch plane as it reached a top taxi speed of 40 knots (46 mph) with all flight surfaces in place on Sunday".

Markets Global Medical Software Market 2017 by Manufacturers - Meditech, Neusoft, GE Healthcare
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To provide strategic profiling of key players in the market , comprehensively analysing their core competencies, and drawing a competitive landscape for the market . The research also covers the current market size of the Global Special Education Software along with the growth rate over the years. This exhaustive study gives Application Lifecycle Management Software market concentration ratio and capability of Application Lifecycle Management Software business.

Markets Donald Trump reaches deal with Boeing on new presidential planes
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Boeing Co . (NYSE: BA) shares saw a handy gain on Tuesday after the company announced that it had reached a deal with the US president for two new Air Force One planes. The deal is about $1.4 billion less than original estimates, which will cover two planes and all related upgrades specific to Air Force One. "If Boeing had to take a loss on this to make the president happy, I think they would do it".

Markets Shoppers get first taste of plastic-free aisles
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The aisle will feature more than 700 products, all of them entirely free of plastic packaging. Milk is sold in glass bottles, fruits and vegetables are sold loose while meat and other items are wrapped in a compostable plant-based material.

Markets Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games Mascots' Unveiled
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Names for the mascots have not been revealed, with the Olympic committee saying they will reveal those over the summer. It has a strong sense of justice and is very athletic, according to its description. "The Olympic Mascot was born from a traditional chequered pattern and a futuristic vision of the world". The Tokyo 2020 mascot will hope to replicate the success of Soohorang, the cuddly stuffed tiger from the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang handed out to athletes on the podium.

Markets Australian government recalls 4M vehicles equipped with Takata air bags
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Mr Sukkar ordered manufacturers to replace unsafe units within two years. "Alpha" Takata airbags are those which are considered to pose the highest safety risk and will be prioritised during the recall. Around 25,000 cars in Australia still have alpha airbags in them. Kiwis with a faulty brand of airbag in their vehicles are being urged to get them replaced immediately.

Markets Man posed as rideshare driver during sex assaults, Los Angeles prosecutors say
Author: 0 Man posed as rideshare driver during sex assaults, Los Angeles prosecutors say

If he is convicted of all the charges, Morales would be registered as a sex offender for life and could be convicted of up to 300 years in prison. The attack occurred January 7, 2017. The suspect, now believed to be Morales, drove the victim to a secluded location and sexually assaulted her. There was no mention of a weapon. He also used a knife in the crimes, officials said.

Markets Non-fulfillment of commitments made by Centre to AP makes people restless
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Referring to some of the major projects, the CM said the Reliance Group had come forward to invest more than Rs 50,000 crore in the State. By the end of March, the Andhra Pradesh government will go paperless and make all its services available online, Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu said on Sunday, according to the Hindustan Times .

Markets Pablo Zabaleta full of praise for Liverpool
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Honestly, Manchester City are too far ahead and it will be hard to catch them. The goal was also Salah's 20th scored with his left foot this season - no player in the Premier League has ever scored more in a single campaign. "We have a great attack at the minute and everyone is really on top form". "We have to go to Swansea next and then at home to Burnley and pick up the points".

Markets Cyberpunk 2077 Steam Release Confirmed by CD Projekt Red
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It wants to build a new blockbuster franchise around the Cyberpunk name. Since its disclosure in 2012, Cyberpunk 2077 has become one of the most anticipated games for players. It's handcrafted, detailed, of course open-world, with open-ended gameplay. Finally, Kicinski told the crowd that there would not in fact be a Witcher 4 , as the series was conceived as a trilogy, but left open the possibility of returning to the world itself.

Markets Booker says shareholders back Tesco takeover at scheme…
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Their support followed that of Tesco shareholders who voted for the deal with an 85.22% majority this morning. Tesco's 3.95 billion pound takeover of Booker was overwhelmingly backed by shareholders of both companies on Wednesday, provisional voting figures showed, clearing its final hurdles.

Markets Ed Sheeran Is IFPI's Global Recording Artist of the Year
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The 27-year-old is the sole British musician to feature in the top 10, which was compiled by the worldwide music trade body. Released in March 2017, Ed Sheeran's ÷ was the global best-selling album of previous year and has been certified as multi-Platinum in 36 markets.

Markets Warren Buffett's advice to investors: Stick with stocks
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Rajeev Thakkar of PPFAS MF noted that it is not that the good quality businesses have gone away - it is just that they are not available at a valuation that Buffett would like to purchase and that was the key fact. "Digging your way out of it takes time", Buffett said. "I am fairly confident we will find ways to deploy" excess cash, Buffett said. When they're sold you pay tax on that.