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TD Canada Trust announces change to prime lending rate

TD Canada Trust announces change to prime lending rate

The central bank raised rates twice back-to-back past year as it removed monetary stimulus it put in place in 2015 amid a collapse in the price of oil, a major export for Canada. The central bank estimates the economy grew 3% past year, and is expected to expand 2.2% in 2018. The threat of greater protectionism remains the most significant risk to Canada's export-dependent economy, the bank said.


(NYSE:MRK) Earning Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Study Shows

(NYSE:MRK) Earning Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Study Shows

BMO Capital Markets maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Monday, June 12 report. The institutional investor held 387,183 shares of the computer manufacturing company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $59.67M, down from 392,383 at the end of the previous reported quarter.


UK's new 'minister for loneliness' pledges to defeat endemic problem

UK's new 'minister for loneliness' pledges to defeat endemic problem

Crouch is the current junior minister for sport and civil society. The government said that research showed as many as one in ten people felt lonely "always or often" and that hundreds of thousands of elderly people hadn't spoken to a friend or relative in the past month.


Shell announces oil and gas field redevelopment

Shell announces oil and gas field redevelopment

An additional eight wells drilled will also be drilled at the site, which will be tied back to the new FPSO. Oil will be transported by tanker and gas by pipeline to refineries on the mainland. We are expecting up 14 UK FIDs in 2018, Penguins is the second largest by reserves". Shell's North Sea boss yesterday warned industry against becoming "overconfident" with Brent crude prices hovering around $70 per barrel.



First Interstate Bank Acquires 1873 Shares of Costco Wholesale Co. (NASDAQ:COST)

Almanack Investment Partners LLC. bought a new position in shares of Costco Wholesale in the 2nd quarter valued at $101,000. The volume of the company in the last trading session was 4.18 Million. The stock of Devon Energy Corporation (NYSE:DVN) has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, October 10 by Jefferies. Instinet downgraded the stock to "Neutral" rating in Monday, February 13 report.



Trump Got A Perfect Score On A Cognitive Assessment Test

He said that while Trump "doesn't have a daily exercise regiment", Trump "has a lot of energy, a lot of stamina". Members of the press pushed Jackson on the president's mental health , exercise routine, waist size, diet, and how much longer he has to live.