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Pound falls SHARPLY as economy flops in slowest growth in FIVE years

Pound falls SHARPLY as economy flops in slowest growth in FIVE years

Growth in the final quarter of 2017 was 0.4%. That compares with 0.4% in the final quarter of 2017. The GDP figure was below the consensus estimate and the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) estimate of 0.3%. Rate-setters will also have to consider recent easing in inflation rates, with the Consumer Price Index (CPI) of inflation having dropped back from 2.7% to 2.5% in March - marking a one-year low.


Australia, Canada to Monitor North Korea Oil Transfers from Japan Base

Australia, Canada to Monitor North Korea Oil Transfers from Japan Base

Australia and Canada are planning to deploy patrol aircraft to the Kadena Air Base in south-western Okinawa. Canada is sending about 40 support personnel and a long-range patrol aircraft, a CP-140 Aurora, to the USA military's Kadena air base on Japan's southern island of Okinawa, a spokesperson for the Canadian defence department confirmed in a statement on Saturday.


Ford seeks to accelerate profit margins, drop less popular models

Ford seeks to accelerate profit margins, drop less popular models

Cars being cut in North America are the Fiesta , Fusion and Taurus. Ford said Wednesday - when it announced first-quarter results - it's aiming for an additional $11.5 billion in cost cuts and efficiencies, bringing the total to $25.5 billion expected by 2022.


A sunny afternoon in the QC

A sunny afternoon in the QC

East southeast wind 5 to 8 miles per hour becoming west southwest in the afternoon. East southeast wind around 15 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 25 miles per hour. Winds could gust as high as 23 miles per hour. Tonight - A chance of showers after 8 p.m. For Tuesday and Wednesday , the first two days of May, there will be plenty of sun and highs in the mid to upper 70s.



Comcast Corporation (CMCSA) Stock Price Hits Yearly Low Today

The stock decreased 2.37% or $0.79 during the last trading session, reaching $32.54. The shares were sold at an average price of $36.89, for a total transaction of $13,219,642.17. It offers beer primarily under the Corona Extra, Corona Light, Modelo Especial, Modelo Negra, and Pacifico brands; wine under the Black Box, Clos du Bois, Estancia, Franciscan Estate, Inniskillin, Kim Crawford, Mark West, Meiomi, Mount Veeder, Nobilo, Robert Mondavi, Ruffino, Saved, Simi, The Dreaming Tree, The ...



New Mexico Educational Retirement Board Boosts Position in CVS Health (CVS)

Shares of CVS traded up $1.26 during midday trading on Friday, hitting $69.95. Nutanix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTNX) has risen 139.43% since April 27, 2017 and is uptrending. Citigroup invested in 105,620 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Regent Investment Mngmt Ltd Liability holds 67,364 shares. Catalyst Capital Lc stated it has 0.1% in CVS Health Corporation ( NYSE : CVS ).