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China Makes it Official, Formalizes Overseas Acquisitions Restrictions - Variety

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 07:57

Variety

China Makes it Official, Formalizes Overseas Acquisitions Restrictions
Variety
So now it is official. The brakes are on as far as Chinese investments in film, entertainment, sports and hotels are concerned. In documents and statements issued on Friday by the National Development and Reform Commission and by the State Council ...
The Chinese government is limiting overseas investment in propertyBusiness Insider
China to limit overseas investments in real estate, sports clubsXinhua

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5 Reasons to Add Royal Caribbean (RCL) to Your Portfolio - Zacks.com

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 07:32

Zacks.com

5 Reasons to Add Royal Caribbean (RCL) to Your Portfolio
Zacks.com
With nearly 26 million passengers expected to sail this year and 26 new ships announced to debut, per Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), 2017 might just prove to be the year for the cruise ships. In fact, the demand for cruises is believed ...

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Chicken Soup for the Soul raises $30 million in IPO as shares price at $12 - ForexTV.com

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 07:19

Chicken Soup for the Soul raises $30 million in IPO as shares price at $12
ForexTV.com
Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment Inc. said it has closed its $30 million Reg A+ initial public offering, after selling 2.5 million shares at $12 a pop. The Reg A+ format was created by the JOBS Act, which aims to provide access to capital for ...

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A group of investors is buying debt-ridden Calpine for $5.6 billion - Business Insider

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 07:11

Business Insider

A group of investors is buying debt-ridden Calpine for $5.6 billion
Business Insider
(Reuters) - Debt-laden power producer Calpine Corp said it agreed to be acquired by a consortium of investors led by Energy Capital Partners for $5.6 billion. Calpine's shares were up 10.5 percent at $14.93 in premarket trading on Friday. The $15.25 ...
Calpine Nearing Deal to Sell Itself to Energy Capital Partners for $5.5 BillionTheStreet.com
Houston power generator Calpine sells for $5.6 billion to private equityDallas News (blog)
CALPINE (CPN) ALERT: J&W Investigates Proposed Sale of Calpine Corporation; Is $15.25 a Fair Price?PR Newswire (press release)
Business Wire (press release) -Houston Business Journal -Benzinga -Seeking Alpha
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'Trump trade' can become market headwind, as traders watch for next shoe to drop - CNBC

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 06:47

CNBC

'Trump trade' can become market headwind, as traders watch for next shoe to drop
CNBC
President Donald Trump, who has seized on stock market gains as a personal victory, may finally have gotten on the wrong side of the stock market. Strategists see a turning point where the market is now seeing a "Trump trade" that's a potential ...
Dow Jones plummets over fears Trump's economic adviser will quitNew York Post
FOREX-Dollar slips vs yen, dented by doubts over Trump policy agendaNasdaq
No. Gary Cohn's Exit Would Not Crash the Stock MarketBreitbart News
Yahoo Finance -Financial Times -Malay Mail Online -Telegraph.co.uk
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Foot Locker plunges 20% after sales fall way short of Street; Nike, Under Armour drop - CNBC

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 06:40

CNBC

Foot Locker plunges 20% after sales fall way short of Street; Nike, Under Armour drop
CNBC
The athletic apparel retailer posts adjusted earnings per share of 62 cents on revenue of $1.701 billion for the second quarter. Analysts polled by Thomson One expected the company to report earnings per share of 90 cents on sales of $1.8 billion ...
Foot Locker, Inc. Reports 2017 Second Quarter ResultsPR Newswire (press release)
3 Stocks to Watch on Friday: Foot Locker, Inc. (FL), Gap Inc (GPS) and Applied Materials, Inc. (AMAT)Investorplace.com
Why Foot Locker could rebound despite Amazon-Nike dealFox Business
Nasdaq -Morningstar.com -Financial Times -Modern Readers
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Airlines slump after Barcelona attack, but here's why you should bet they'll recover - MarketWatch

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 06:32

MarketWatch

Airlines slump after Barcelona attack, but here's why you should bet they'll recover
MarketWatch
Airline stocks are tumbling across Europe on Friday, after a terrorist attack in Barcelona on Thursday left 13 people dead and more than 100 injured. A separate attack that hurt seven people in Cambrils, a town southwest of Barcelona, led police to ...
Drop in airlines dampens FTSE 100 after Spanish attackReuters
European Stocks Edge Lower as Terror Attack in Spain Rattles Investors; Airline Stocks Head SouthNasdaq
Airline stocks slump after Spain terror attacksChannel3000.com - WISC-TV3
Proactive Investors UK -This is Money -Sky News -Interactive Investor
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China to Limit Overseas Investments in Real Estate, Sports - U.S. News & World Report

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 06:06

euronews

China to Limit Overseas Investments in Real Estate, Sports
U.S. News & World Report
China is moving to curb domestic companies' investments abroad in property, sports, entertainment and other fields, after a series of high-profile, multibillion-dollar acquisitions. Aug. 18, 2017, at 7:06 a.m.. MORE. LinkedIn · StumbleUpon · Google + ...
China Codifies Crackdown on 'Irrational' Outbound InvestmentBloomberg
China to curb "irrational" overseas Belt and Road investment: state plannerThe Fiscal Times
China issues guidelines for overseas M&As, pushes Belt and Road dealsNasdaq
The Straits Times -Hong Kong Standard (press release) -The BRICS Post -ecns
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Bloomberg funds $2 million in ads backing soda tax - The Herald

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 04:48

Chicago Tribune

Bloomberg funds $2 million in ads backing soda tax
The Herald
Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is throwing his support behind a Chicago-area sweetened beverage tax by financing an ad campaign backing the levy. Bloomberg's charity announced Thursday that $2 million will be spent on television, radio and ...
Bloomberg funds $2 million in ads backing Preckwinkle pop taxChicago Tribune
Watch Bloomberg's ad backing Preckwinkle's pop taxCrain's Chicago Business (blog)
SNEED: Bloomberg throws support behind embattled Cook County soda taxChicago Sun-Times
Illinois News Network -WLS -Suburban Chicagoland
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Spain attacks hit stocks; Gap surges; Consumer confidence - CNNMoney

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 04:26

CNNMoney

Spain attacks hit stocks; Gap surges; Consumer confidence
CNNMoney
1. Terror attacks hit travel stocks: Shares in European airlines and tour operators are falling after a spate of terror attacks rocked Spain, killing or injuring people from 24 countries. Air France (AFLYY), British Airways owner IAG (ICAGY), easyJet ...
Airline stocks slump after Spain terror attacksChannel3000.com - WISC-TV3
European Stocks Edge Lower as Terror Attack in Spain Rattles Investors; Airline Stocks Head SouthNasdaq
Airline stocks drop after Barcelona and Cambrils terror attacksSky News
Evening Standard -Financial Times -Yahoo Singapore News
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California Prepares For An Eclipse Of Its Solar Power - NPR

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 04:01

NPR

California Prepares For An Eclipse Of Its Solar Power
NPR
Spectators around the country are gearing up, eclipse glasses at the ready, for the solar eclipse on Aug. 21. But another group — perhaps more anxious than eager — is preparing as well: the people who run California's electric grid. California is ...
Scorching heat, rolling blackouts: The west is changing how it does summerArs Technica
The Solar Eclipse Could Become a Massive Test Case for Grid StorageGreentech Media
What Comes of Solar Power When the Sun's EclipsedBloomberg
ThinkProgress -Pittsburgh Post-Gazette -Central Valley Business Times -FOX40
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World Stocks Skid as US Politics, Spain Attack Hit Sentiment - U.S. News & World Report

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 03:48

U.S. News & World Report

World Stocks Skid as US Politics, Spain Attack Hit Sentiment
U.S. News & World Report
World stock markets slide as U.S. political upsets, Spain terror attack batter global investor sentiment. Aug. 18, 2017, at 4:55 a.m.. MORE. LinkedIn · StumbleUpon · Google +; Cancel. World Stocks Skid as US Politics, Spain Attack Hit Sentiment ...

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Asian Shares Join Global Slide After Barcelona Attack - Nasdaq

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 03:11

Nasdaq

Asian Shares Join Global Slide After Barcelona Attack
Nasdaq
(RTTNews.com) - Asian stocks joined a global slide on Friday as the ongoing political turmoil in Washington put President Donald Trump's stimulus and tax plans in jeopardy and a deadly attack in Spain that killed at least 13 people and injured more ...

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Vishal Sikka resigns as MD & CEO of Infosys; stock cracks - Economic Times

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 00:23

Economic Times

Vishal Sikka resigns as MD & CEO of Infosys; stock cracks
Economic Times
NEW DELHI: Vishal Sikka, former top hand at German multinational software corporation SAP, who had taken over the reins of Infosys in June 2014, stepped down as Managing Director and CEO of the Indian IT bellwether on Friday. The board of directors of ...
Infosys Falls the Most in 10 Months After CEO Sikka Quits: ChartBloomberg
Need to return to an environment of trust: Sikka's mail to Infosys staffBusiness Standard
Market Live: Sensex down over 200 pts as Street digests Sikka's exit; midcaps fallMoneycontrol.com
India Today -WHIO -Quartz -Barron's
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China shares fall on Chalco profit-taking; Hong Kong 0.7 pct lower - Reuters

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 00:05

Asia Times

China shares fall on Chalco profit-taking; Hong Kong 0.7 pct lower
Reuters
SHANGHAI, Aug 18 (Reuters) - China stocks fell on Friday morning, as basic materials producers - which recently enjoyed major gains - are now getting hit by profit-taking, even when they have announced strong earnings. The CSI300 index fell 0.2 percent ...
Asian Shares Track Wall Street Slide; Spain Attack WeighsU.S. News & World Report
Asia Markets Down, Stock Futures MixedTheStreet.com
China Unicom share trading to remain suspended after deal announcementBusiness Insider
Nasdaq -Bloomberg -South China Morning Post -ZDNet
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Donald Trump missteps sink stocks - Boston Herald

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 23:15

Boston Herald

Donald Trump missteps sink stocks
Boston Herald
Stocks tumbled yesterday as investors and business leaders questioned whether President Trump can deliver on business-friendly policies such as tax reform, a day after some of the nation's top executives cut ties with the White House over Trump's ...

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Investors sell stocks, dollar on fears Trump agenda is foundering - New York Daily News

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 23:07

New York Daily News

Investors sell stocks, dollar on fears Trump agenda is foundering
New York Daily News
People are reflected on an electronic board showing Japan's Nikkei average outside a brokerage at a business district in Tokyo, Japan August 9, 2017. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon. (Reuters). Reuters. REUTERS. Thursday, August 17, 2017, 10:05 PM.
Asia Stocks Drop on Spain Attack, Trump Turmoil: Markets WrapBloomberg
'Trump trade' turns into market headwind, as traders watch for next shoe to dropCNBC
Trump scraps infrastructure council planBBC News
Breitbart News -PolitiFact -Business Insider -Fortune
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Lawsuit: Poland Spring Water is committing 'colossal fraud' - Newburgh Gazette

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 23:03

Newburgh Gazette

Lawsuit: Poland Spring Water is committing 'colossal fraud'
Newburgh Gazette
The class-action lawsuit filed Tuesday in federal court in CT claims that parent company Nestle Waters North America is bottling common groundwater that doesn't meet the federal definition of spring water. It also wants all Poland Spring bottles ...

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Asian Shares Slide as Wall Street Fall, Spain Attack Weigh - U.S. News & World Report

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 22:45

U.S. News & World Report

Asian Shares Slide as Wall Street Fall, Spain Attack Weigh
U.S. News & World Report
Asian shares slide, tracking big losses on Wall Street amid U.S. political turmoil, deadly Spain attack. Aug. 17, 2017, at 11:49 p.m.. MORE. LinkedIn · StumbleUpon · Google +; Cancel. Asian Shares Slide as Wall Street Fall, Spain Attack Weigh ...
Risk assets rattled by Wall Street sell-offNasdaq

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Fox CEO James Murdoch slams Trump: 'There are no good Nazis' - New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 21:54

New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV

Fox CEO James Murdoch slams Trump: 'There are no good Nazis'
New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV
James Murdoch, the 21st Century Fox CEO and son of Rupert Murdoch, one of President Trump's close informal advisers, has written a scathing email denouncing the president's reaction to the violence in Charlottesville. The younger Murdoch also pledged ...

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