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England to bat in fifth Test

England to bat in fifth Test

India, which has already clinched the series by leading 3-0, made two bowling changes: leg-spinner Amit Mishra came in for off-spinner Jayant Yadav, while Ishant Sharma replaced Bhuvneshwar Kumar. The former wicketkeeper added that Kohli has taken Indian cricket to a new level, "If we look at Indian cricket over a period of time, they've always been immensely talented, but just with the high intensity he operates at on a consistent basis, he's taken that to a new level through his ...


China to strictly limit property speculation in 2017

China to strictly limit property speculation in 2017

Top leaders began the conference on Wednesday to map out economic and reform plans. China will strictly limit credit flowing into speculative buying in the property market in 2017, top leaders said at an economic conference on Friday, as reported by the official Xinhua news agency.


US Challenges Chinese Quotas for Rice, Wheat, and Corn

US Challenges Chinese Quotas for Rice, Wheat, and Corn

Compliance with WTO rules would lead to a reduction in the excessive domestic support provided to China's grains producers to bring Chinese production in line with market forces, and improvements to China's TRQ administration would facilitate market access for USA and other exporters of these commodities.


Toys for Tots in need of donations for Jackson and George counties

Toys for Tots in need of donations for Jackson and George counties

Last year, the company handed out 23,911 toys, 4,537 books and 3,856 stocking stuffers to more than 3,800 children in Frederick County, Shelton said. "I can say we're over 30,000 toys, which is already more than past year", Shelton said. "One of the things we love is knowing where the toy is going after it gets donated". Emily Lynch, the store director for Meijer in Coldwater, said their goal is to assist the less fortunate at Christmas time and be able to provide more smiles for those ...


U.S. dollar takes flight on 2017 Fed rate path; bonds, gold decline

U.S. dollar takes flight on 2017 Fed rate path; bonds, gold decline

Victims of the sharp appreciation of the US dollar are raw commodity markets that are priced in USA dollars on the world markets, including gold prices that slumped to a 10-month low overnight. The Fed's rate rise of 25 basis points to 0.5-0.75 percent was well-flagged, but investors were spooked when the "dot plots" of members' projections showed a median of three hikes next year, up from two previously.



Activision Blizzard, Inc. 20.9% Potential Upside Now Implied by Stifel

Activision Blizzard, Inc . (NASDAQ:ATVI) shares moved to $36.99 on Thursday. Firm weekly performance is 4.76% while year to date (YTD) performance is -53.44%. The business earned $1.57 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.44 billion. Activision Blizzard had a net margin of 13.81% and a return on equity of 16.63%.