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Home Depot Inc. (NYSE: HD) is set to release its most recent quarterly report before the markets open on Tuesday. Although retail has been one of the worst performing industries this year, there seems to be a silver lining and that is home improvement chains.

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Investment by foreign investors in the Indian equity sharply declined to $2.12 billion in the quarter ended June 30 from $6 billion in the preceding three months on global and domestic concerns.

However, the value of total in Indian equities rose to $383 billion in the April-June quarter, higher than the $366 billion in the previous three-month period, according to a report by Morningstar Investment Adviser This is the highest level of foreign into Indian equities in a quarter since 2012.

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Sebi acted in haste on shell firms, says FinMin [-0.09]

Posted on Aug. 14, 2017, 4:06 p.m. by Markets @ [source]

A key official said the markets regulator acted in haste by not giving 331 companies a chance to tell their side of story before placing a trading ban on these on the grounds that these might be shell companies.

The official said shell companies have a balance sheet but no businesses to show.

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A gathering of hundreds of white nationalists in Virginia took a deadly turn on Saturday when a car plowed into a group of counter-protesters and killed at least one person.

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Home Depot shares are up around 15 percent this year, but one top technician warns that the big-box retailer could be in trouble as it gears up to report earnings Tuesday before the bell.

Fellow big retailers Target and Wal-Mart are also scheduled to report earnings this week, and the options market is implying about a 5 percent move in either direction for Target, a 4 percent move for Wal-Mart and a 3 percent move for Home Depot.

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Home Depot shares are up around 15 percent this year, but one top technician warns that the big-box retailer could be in trouble as it gears up to report earnings Tuesday before the bell.

Fellow big retailers Target and Wal-Mart are also scheduled to report earnings this week, and the options market is implying about a 5 percent move in either direction for Target, a 4 percent move for Wal-Mart and a 3 percent move for Home Depot.

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Former Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli told CNN political commentator and former Bernie Sanders press secretary Symone Sanders to “shut up” during a heated debate Monday, at one point asking CNN host Chris Cuomo: “How do you make them ...

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Shares slide after SAT lifts ban on 'shell' firms [0.07]

Posted on Aug. 14, 2017, 4:02 p.m. by Markets @ [source]

SQS India BFSI and Kavit Industries saw their erode by six per cent and three per cent respectively.

Meanwhile, of Infraprojects and extended Friday's 20 per cent fall by another 18 per cent and seven per cent respectively.

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Back-to-School Spending to Average $716 This Year [0.16]

Posted on Aug. 14, 2017, 3:55 p.m. by 24/7 Wall St. @ [source]

U.S. The best deals will be available to parents who shop either very early or very late during the back-to-school season.

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Led by an over 41 per cent surge in inflows from small towns or the B15 cities, (AUM) of the mutual fund industry rose 30.35 per cent to Rs 19.97 trillion in July, says a report. Also, the share of direct plans in B15 centres is 22.7 per cent against 45.2 per cent in the T15 cities.The industry AUM had touched Rs 10 trillion in May 2014 and in a short span of three years, it has nearly doubled, the report said.Investors pumped Rs 63,504 crore into in July with income, (including linked savings schemes or ELSS), and balanced funds witnessing the highest inflows.

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Even though politicians as disparate as Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders deride free trade these days, a record number of Americans say international trade is good for the United States, according to a new poll by a nonpartisan think tank.

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Many voters in Argentina showed no interest in tangoing again with their former president. Many believed Kirchner's popularity in the province of Buenos Aires, an area she once dominated, would lead her to victory.

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Snap Gets 10% Dead Cat Bounce [0.03]

Posted on Aug. 14, 2017, 3:50 p.m. by 24/7 Wall St. @ [source]

Snap Inc.’s (NYSE: SNAP) shares have been down, and by almost any measure should be.

JPMorgan analyst Doug Anmuth estimates that up to 782 million shares of Snap could become available for the first time starting on Monday.

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A top Wall Street auto analyst is raising his price forecasts for Tesla.

The latter projection includes a $128 per share value for Tesla Mobility, which is an Uber-like transport service business with autonomous electric vehicles championed by Jonas that may or may not come to fruition.

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Goldman Sachs Chief Executive Lloyd Blankfein invoked Abraham Lincoln in a social media post Monday morning that joins corporate America's growing backlash to the Trump administration. Several of Trump's top advisors are former Goldman executives, including Gary Cohn, Blankfein's former second-in-command who is now President Trump's top economic advisor as director of the National Economic Council.

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Charlottesville Mayor Michael Signer discusses this weekend’s white nationalist rally, why he says the city values diversity and tolerance and why he says the city is committed to progress.

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In the aftermath of the weekend's deadly white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, scores of Americans wondered how they should respond to the hate-fueled violence that left three people dead and dozens of others injured. Some found an answer in a ...

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