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Brokerages Expect Anthem Inc (ANTM) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $21.26 Billion

Anthem , Inc. (NYSE: ANTM ) announced that Hongmai (Mai) Pham, M.D., MPH, will join the company as vice president, Provider Alignment Solutions, effective May 2017. The fund owned 31,792 shares of the company's stock after buying an additional 951 shares during the period. Alpha Windward LLC raised its position in shares of Anthem by 0.7% in the third quarter.

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Bank of Japan's waiting game set to continue

The BoJ raised its economic growth forecast for the current fiscal year to 1.6 per cent from 1.5 per cent earlier. But central bank policymakers still have little to cheer about with consumer inflation barely above zero percent, as soft household spending discourages companies from raising prices.

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Internet firms winding up for a fight on 'net neutrality'

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai launched his net neutrality repeal campaign in a speech Wednesday in Washington, D.C. "Going forward, we can not stick with regulations from the Great Depression meant to micromanage Ma Bell", Mr.

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Trump tweets don't help: 1st Twitter revenue drop since IPO

Twitter said Wednesday user growth picked up in the past quarter, offering an upbeat outlook despite a decline in revenue and another loss for the social network. The number of daily users has been increasing at a faster pace each quarter for the past year, Twitter reported . The company earned 11 cent per share, beating the estimate of 1 cent per share.

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Minnesota dairy farms affected by US-Canada trade dispute

Reading from handwritten notes during an Oval Office signing for an unrelated memorandum, Trump called Canada's actions a " disgrace " and said the Canadian measures have hurt dairy farmers in Wisconsin and NY. The president then broke from a prepared statement to attack Canada's dairy, energy and lumber industries. Relations with the U.S. are crucial for Canada, since more than 75 percent of its exports go to the U.S.

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STV Group PLC (LON:STVG) Receives Buy Rating From Peel Hunt Analysts

The stock of CityFibre Infrastructure Holdings PLC (LON:CITY) has "Outperform" rating given on Wednesday, November 23 by Macquarie Research. Finally, Deutsche Bank AG restated a hold rating and set a GBX 180 ($2.30) target price on shares of ITV plc in a research note on Tuesday, January 31st.

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Marine Le Pen temporarily stepping down as National Front party leader

The outgoing socialist president Francois Hollande announced on Monday he would vote for Mr Macron as part of what he hoped would be a unified front against the extreme right and the risk it posed, in his view, to the French economy. Ms Le Pen said her decision had been made out of the "profound conviction" that the president must bring together all of the French people. Charlene said Macron had "no charisma", but people would vote for him because they wanted to "avoid having a President Le ...

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Lawyer representing woman confronted on flight

Chicago attorney Thomas Demetrio told NBC that the unidentified mother shown distraught after an American flight attendant took away her stroller on a flight on Friday was not hit by the stroller, and her baby was not hit, either. American said, in part, that the video does not reflect its values or how it cares for customers. "He jerked it away from her and nearly hit the baby in the head".

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French stocks soar to near-decade highs as Macron tops poll

Others in Le Pen's campaign took aim on Monday at what they see as further weak spots: Macron's previous job as an investment banker and his role as a deregulating economy minister in the discredited Socialist government of the outgoing president, Francois Hollande.

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Official estimate could upend Trump tax plan

Mulvaney said it's "probably fair" to say that details of Trump's tax plan will come in early June. And Trump hasn't called for doing away with corporate deductions for interest, as laid out in the House plan - that would raise an estimated $1.2 trillion over a decade.

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We will fight to the last, vows Klopp

Full-back Joel Ward's ball down Palace's right flank capitalised on the space left by James Milner and centre-back Dejan Lovren got caught the wrong side of Yohan Cabaye, allowing the Frenchman to cross first-time for Benteke to blast home from close range.

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Greece primary surplus well above target in 2016

Instead, it is more likely that lenders will issue a general statement of intent for debt restructuring and a promise that the issue will be dealt with in detail at a later date. The IMF's participation is seen as a condition for Germany to unlock new funds to Greece. "It's an impressive outperformance versus the bailout program target for the primary surplus", said Athens-based Eurobank's chief economist Platon Monokroussos.

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Amid rumours of Governor rule, Mehbooba meeting PM

Meanwhile, he has express his regret over the remark, reports said. Stone pelting incidents have increased manifold in the region since the BJP-PDP Government came to power in 2015. Madhav was even quoted as saying: "It's all fair in love and war". "One fails to understand against whom Mr. Madhav has declared war". Is it a war declared against Kashmiris who despite all odds casted their votes reaffirming their belief in democracy? Prime Minister Modi on Sunday asked states to help ...

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Is MGM Resorts International (MGM) Sell Now?

Press coverage about MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) has trended somewhat positive this week, according to AlphaOne. Ventas, Inc. (VTR ) has a value of $65.84 per share, noted a price change of 1.20% in last trade session. If you are reading this news story on another domain, it was illegally copied and republished in violation of US & global copyright and trademark legislation.

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Trump to nominate Scott Brown as ambassador to New Zealand

Brown met with Trump last November regarding the post of VA Secretary, telling reporters at the time, "We obviously spoke about my passion and his passion, which [is] veterans and veterans issues". The Rye resident's nomination would need confirmation by the U.S. Senate. The ex-Massachusetts Senator has been tapped to serve as ambassador to the island nation, the Trump administration announced Thursday.

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SC questions Centre for making Aadhaar mandatory for PAN

When the A-G said "we brought the law as we found multiple PAN cards with the same people", justice Sikri asked him, "Is this the remedy?" One of the petitioners - Binoy Viswam , a senior Communist Party of India (CPI) leader - has contended that Aadhaar can not be made mandatory for PAN card and filing of Income Tax returns when the choice of making an Aadhaar card is voluntary and left it to the citizen.

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Railroad CSX stock jumps on earnings, share buyback; CEO sees efficiencies

In the introduction to a company publication, Hamer wrote: "The yard is the most modern freight yard in the world". The average estimate of 12 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 43 cents per share. CSX (NASDAQ: CSX ) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, April 19th. On an adjusted basis, operating ratio for the reported quarter was 69.2%.

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Bebe expects to close all it stores by the end of May

Bebe had 180 locations as of January 2, according to a separate SEC filing. He's optimistic the mall will fill the stores with new tenants. Others chains that have shuttered all their stores or retrenched include BCBG, The Limited and Wet Seal.

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Baby orca! Last killer whale born at SeaWorld

One of her calves has been loaned out to a park in Spain, and another one lives at the company's Florida theme park, the Orlando Sentinel reports. The little one - whose gender is not yet known - is the last orca to be born in captivity at any SeaWorld park after major backlash from 2013's documentary Blaskfish.

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Impact of Ontario housing measures on market may be short-lived

Despite the focus on foreign speculators, the government has admitted it doesn't have good data on the real estate market. "I have three millennials at home, adults in their 20s". Asian investment in Toronto reportedly picked after Vancouver introduced its foreign buyer tax last summer. FHP's promotion of rent control to all private rental units, including those built after 1991 to protect tenants from sudden rent increases; encouraging Toronto and other municipalities to introduce a tax ...

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United Kingdom prime minister defends decision to seek snap election

During the debate, held on Wednesday afternoon in the House of Commons, Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn reminded the prime minister that she had previously stated emphatically that there wouldn't be a general election until 2020. Now that lawmakers have approved the election, Parliament will be dissolved on May 2. "If you want to avoid a disastrous Hard Brexit ". Rather than Corbyn, the biggest challenge is likely to come from the Liberal Democrats , the pro-EU party that was nearly ...

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Goldman Sachs' profits miss forecasts as trading struggled

Now the shares of The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc . Goldman Sachs is still an incredible institution and not one to bet against over the long run. Goldman Sachs Group's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is now 15.89%. In comparison, Goldman Sachs' rivals have posted double-digit gains in fixed-income revenue.

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Can Frontier Communications Corporation's (FTR) Financial Health Cause Trouble In The Future?

Finally, Bank of America Corp downgraded Frontier Communications Corp from a "buy" rating to a "neutral" rating and set a $2.50 target price for the company.in a report on Tuesday, March 7th. The ex-dividend date was Monday, March 13th. This represents a $0.42 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 21.65%. Frontier Communications Corp's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is -77.78%.

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US housing starts fell in March; still stronger than in 2016

Housing starts fell to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.215 million in March, 6.8% below the revised February rate of 1.303 million, but 9.2% above the March 2016 rate. "Today's numbers are aligned with our builder confidence metric, which contracted slightly this month but is on solid footing overall", said Granger MacDonald, chairman of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and a home builder and developer from Kerrville, Texas.

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Couple Kicked Off United Flight In Texas As They Head To Wedding

But the airline says the seats the couple moved to were pricier premium-economy seats, and it said the couple "would not follow crew member instructions to return to their assigned seats". United spokeswoman Maggie Schmerin said in a news statement that the passengers "repeatedly attempted to sit in upgraded seating they didn't pay for" and did not follow instructions from crews to go back to their assigned seats.