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For Many Cities, Unemployment Still Over 7% [0.24]

Posted on Aug. 5, 2017, 12:10 p.m. by 24/7 Wall St. @ [source]

The unemployment rate fell to 4.3% in July, one of the lowest levels in years.

Most of the cities with very high unemployment are in California’s interior valley.

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Schedule for Week of Aug 6, 2017 [-0.01]

Posted on Aug. 5, 2017, 12:09 p.m. by Calculated Risk @ [source]

The key economic report this week is the Consumer Price Index (CPI). The consensus is for 241 thousand initial claims, up from 240 thousand the previous week.8:30 AM: Thefrom the BLS.

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President Donald Trump's and the GOP's formal legislative agenda may be stalled, but that is not stopping them from embarking on what may likely be the most massive deregulation effort the nation has ever seen.

Trump has said he wants to gut as much as 75 percent of all government regulations throughout his time in office.

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In a control room at a police headquarters on Chicago's South Side, officers scan digital maps on big screens to see where a computer algorithm predicts crime will happen next.

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Motor vehicle sales continued to be the biggest disappointment, showing year-over-year declines yet again, despite some healthy incentives. The slow motor vehicle sales data was particularly disappointing in light of production rates that have not fallen nearly as fast.

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McMaster on thin ice with the White House? [-0.70]

Posted on Aug. 5, 2017, 10:40 a.m. by Distressed Volatility @ [source]

 

Michelle Carter was 17 when she was Conrad Roy III's girlfriend and sent him texts urging him to commit suicide.

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Dean Foods (DF) has seen its stock price decline from highs of $22 to $15 per share. The fact that these concerns really only exist in the short term are reason enough to believe that demand for Dean Foods’ products is sustainable long term.

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GE: Industrial Renewal [0.09]

Posted on Aug. 5, 2017, 10:12 a.m. by Long Investing Ideas from Seeking Alpha @ [source]

GE (NYSE:GE), the target of activist investor Nelson Peltz’s Trian Partners, has cleaned out the executive suite and introduced a new pay-for-performance system. When John Flannery takes over as CEO of GE in August, he will be under more pressure than his predecessor to improve profitability.

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50 Best Horror Films of All Time [0.24]

Posted on Aug. 5, 2017, 10 a.m. by 24/7 Wall St. @ [source]

Horror films have existed for nearly as long as motion pictures have been around.

Yet, while audience demand has kept a steady stream of horror flicks in theaters and propelled titles such as “Jaws” and “The Sixth Sense” to the top of the box office, the genre has not always elicited respectability among critics.

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Following the onslaught of what is apparently the worst has faced in 140 years, mills in the state are reaching out to their counterparts in to alleviate the chronic shortage of They have asked factories in UP to supplt 600,000 of raw during the 2017-18 season.

Following deficient rainfall this season, for the fourth consecutive year in a row, mills in are estimating a mere 550,000–650,000 tonnes of output for 2017-18 as against 2.4 million tonnes in 2011-12.

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She has wooed several start-ups, persuading them to set up shop in the old foundry building — one with the help of Wisconsin’s governor, Scott Walker, who personally called the co-founders on her behalf. Ms. Hendricks bought it several years ago, possibly saving the club from an ignominious fate as a gravel pit.

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Sessions wages war on White House leaks [0.14]

Posted on Aug. 5, 2017, 8:30 a.m. by Distressed Volatility @ [source]

Amid ongoing leaks from the White House, US Attorney General Jeff Sessions has issued a warning to those behind the disclosures and to the journalists who publish them.

Sessions said the administration had tripled the number of investigations into leaks of classified information, with four people already charged.

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Former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta on why North Korea is a threat to the United States.

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Apple appears to have laid the groundwork to accelerate the pace toward the Internet of Things.

While ARKit wowed, not enough has been said about its transformative potential, and how it can rapidly increase Apple’s market share.

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Shire (NASDAQ:SHPG), a global biotechnology company specializing in rare diseases, recently released its Q2 earnings report. Shire, after its purchase of Baxalta over a year ago, has vastly changed the identity of the company into a laser-focused rare disease company, with goals of $20 billion in revenue by 2020.

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