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Fannie and Freddie loans could pose conflicts for Kushner - The Real Deal Magazine

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 09:10

The Real Deal Magazine

Fannie and Freddie loans could pose conflicts for Kushner
The Real Deal Magazine
Kushner Companies has $568.8 million in loans backed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac outstanding, creating the potential for conflicts of interest as White House and Congress debate the future of the two mortgage giants. The real estate company owns ...

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Wall Street drops, led by banks, as investors book profits - Reuters

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 09:04

Reuters

Wall Street drops, led by banks, as investors book profits
Reuters
Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., February 7, 2017. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid. By Yashaswini Swamynathan. U.S. stocks opened lower on Friday, led by bank stocks, as investors booked profits after a ...
US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St opens lower as financials weighNasdaq
US stocks end at records again, lifting global equitiesMalay Mail Online

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Edsels of energy? Duke Energy may find new AP1000 nuclear plants are already outdated - Tampabay.com

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 08:00

Tampabay.com

Edsels of energy? Duke Energy may find new AP1000 nuclear plants are already outdated
Tampabay.com
In October and then again in December of 2016, Duke Energy won long-pursued federal operating licenses to build and run what was meant to be cutting edge nuclear power plants at sites in Florida and South Carolina.

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Dakota Access Pipeline protesters meet with authorities over emergency evacuation order - ABC News

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 07:42

Sacramento Bee

Dakota Access Pipeline protesters meet with authorities over emergency evacuation order
ABC News
Dakota Access Pipeline protesters at the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe reservation in North Dakota met with state representatives on Thursday, after the governor issued an emergency evacuation order for the Oceti Sakowin protest camp. John Bigelow, media ...
CalPERS calls for a reroute of Dakota Access PipelineSacramento Bee
Investor coalition calls out banks financing Dakota Access PipelinePensions & Investments
Local protesters speak out about Dakota Access PipelineWKRN.com
Barron's (blog) -WIFR -American Banker -snopes.com
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S&P 500 and Nasdaq Took a Breather, Dow Reached Record Highs - Market Realist

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 07:32

Market Realist

S&P 500 and Nasdaq Took a Breather, Dow Reached Record Highs
Market Realist
After gaining for six consecutive trading days to record high levels, the S&P 500 index pulled back on Thursday. Weak stocks in the energy and consumer discretionary sectors weighed on the S&P 500 index. On February 16, the S&P 500 fell 0.09% and ...

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Energy Sector Led the S&P 500 Lower on February 16 - Market Realist

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 07:32

Market Realist

Energy Sector Led the S&P 500 Lower on February 16
Market Realist
After a brief decline on Wednesday, the S&P 500 energy sector lost strength and fell on February 16. The rise in crude oil inventories dented the sentiment in the oil space and weighed on energy stocks. The American Petroleum Institute and the U.S ...
Basic Materials Worth Chasing: Chesapeake (CHK), Cliffs Natural (CLF)The Independent Republic

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Fannie Mae to pay Treasury $5.5 billion after profit doubles - WHIO

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 07:15

HousingWire

Fannie Mae to pay Treasury $5.5 billion after profit doubles
WHIO
FILE - This Monday, Aug. 8, 2011, file photo shows the Fannie Mae headquarters in Washington. Fannie Mae will pay the U.S. Treasury a $5.5 billion dividend next month after its profit doubled in its latest quarter. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File). 0.
Fannie Mae reports annual net income of $12.3 billionHousingWire
Fannie Mae Turns To Profit In 2016; To Pay $5.5 Bln Dividend To TreasuryRTT News
Fannie Mae Reports Annual Net Income of $12.3 Billion and Comprehensive Income of $11.7 Billion for 2016Military Technologies

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Can the Dow hang on and complete a 7-in-a-row record run? - CNBC

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 07:12

CNBC

Can the Dow hang on and complete a 7-in-a-row record run?
CNBC
U.S. stock futures were lower this morning after a five-session run of record closes ended for the S&P 500 and Nasdaq. The Dow, however, extended its streak of new highs to six in a row. (CNBC). The $3.4 billion Catalyst Hedged Futures Strategy Fund, ...
Market Recon: You Know That 'Phenomenal' Tax Reform? It Better BeTheStreet.com
Opinion: Here's the case for Dow 30000 in Trump's first termMarketWatch
Futures Pointing To Early Weakness On Wall StreetRTT News
Seeking Alpha -Morningstar.com -Market Realist -Phoenix Business Journal
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Fiat Chrysler to lay off 3200 temporarily in Toledo - USA TODAY

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 07:11

AutooMobile.com

Fiat Chrysler to lay off 3200 temporarily in Toledo
USA TODAY
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles expects to lay off 3,200 workers temporarily beginning in April as part of its plans to spend $700 million to retool a plant in Toledo for the next-generation Wrangler. The workers will be laid off for up to six months ...
Digging Deeper into Fiat Chrysler's January US Sales DataMarket Realist
Fiat Chrysler hopes to enter new growth phase with Made-in-India jeepBusiness Standard
Temporary layoffs coming to Jeep plant in ToledoDetroit Free Press
Carscoops (blog) -The Detroit News -Auto Remarketing -WKBN.com
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Deere revenue rises 1.8 percent - CNBC

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 06:43

CNBC

Deere revenue rises 1.8 percent
CNBC
A farmer unloads harvested corn for ethanol production with his John Deere combine harvester in Marshall, Missouri. U.S. farm equipment maker Deere reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit and raised its fiscal 2017 equipment sales forecast as ...
Deere Announces First-Quarter Earnings of $194 MillionPR Newswire (press release)
How Deere Beat Estimates and Set a Higher Outlook Than Expected24/7 Wall St.
Deere Q1 Results Top Estimates; Lifts FY17 OutlookNasdaq
Zacks.com -StreetInsider.com -Sports Perspectives -Post Analyst
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Kraft Heinz Fakes Everyone Out About Wanting to Do a Blockbuster Deal - TheStreet.com

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 06:36

CampaignLive

Kraft Heinz Fakes Everyone Out About Wanting to Do a Blockbuster Deal
TheStreet.com
The maker of Kraft mac and cheese and Heinz ketchup on Friday said it approached consumer products giant Unilever (UL) about a merger. Financing for the proposed combination, according to a report from the Financial Times, would reportedly come from ...
Kraft Heinz Makes Approach to Unilever on Possible MergerBloomberg
Shares in the £112 billion maker of Marmite are surging after it rejected a takeover bidBusiness Insider
Kraft Heinz (KHC) Confirms It Approached Unilever plc (UL) on Merger, Unilever DeclinedStreetInsider.com
The Guardian -Nasdaq -Wall Street Journal (subscription) -Financial Times
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Smucker's revenue misses on lower Folgers coffee, pet food sales - CNBC

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 06:26

CNBC

Smucker's revenue misses on lower Folgers coffee, pet food sales
CNBC
J.M. Smucker reported a bigger-than-expected drop in quarterly revenue, hurt by lower sales of its Folgers coffee and pet snacks. Smucker's U.S. coffee sales fell 7 percent in the third quarter ended Jan. 31, while profit dropped 12 percent as lower ...
UPDATE 2-Smucker's revenue misses on weak Folgers coffee, pet foods salesNasdaq
Smucker's reports revenue decline; blames lower sales of Folger's and pet food snacksAkron Beacon Journal (blog)
Folgers maker Smucker's revenue misses estimatesReuters
Wall Street Journal (subscription) -Benchmark Monitor
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Campbell Reports Second-Quarter Results - Yahoo Finance

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 06:21

Investorplace.com

Campbell Reports Second-Quarter Results
Yahoo Finance
Note: A detailed reconciliation of the reported (GAAP) financial information to the adjusted financial information is included at the end of this news release. CEO Comments. Denise Morrison, Campbell's President and Chief Executive Officer, said, “I am ...
SEC FORM 4 - Securities and Exchange CommissionSecurities and Exchange Commission

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How Fancy Cheese May Save Some Small-Scale Dairies - NPR

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 06:00

NPR

How Fancy Cheese May Save Some Small-Scale Dairies
NPR
On a clear, cold winter evening, the sun begins to set at Lost Lake Farm near Jewell, Iowa, and Kevin Dietzel calls his 15 dairy cows to come home. "Come on!" he hollers in a singsong voice, "Come on!" Brown Swiss cows and black Normandy cows trot ...
Say cheese! We take a look at the best places to buy cheese in BathBath Chronicle

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UK Retail Sales Unexpectedly Decline as Inflation Bites - Bloomberg

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 03:33

Bloomberg

UK Retail Sales Unexpectedly Decline as Inflation Bites
Bloomberg
U.K. retail sales unexpectedly fell for a third month in January, suggesting consumers are starting to feel the squeeze from accelerating inflation. The volume of goods sold in stores and online declined 0.3 percent following a 2.1 percent plunge in ...
Sterling drops on weak UK retail sales under Brexit shadowReuters
UK retail sales fall as consumers take a hit from inflationNasdaq
Pound Extends Decline as UK Retail Sales Notch Surprise January SlumpTheStreet.com
BBC News -Telegraph.co.uk -The Guardian -Daily Mail
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Soundtrack Your Brand, a 'Spotify for B2B' nabs $22M for expansion - TechCrunch

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 03:06

TechCrunch

Soundtrack Your Brand, a 'Spotify for B2B' nabs $22M for expansion
TechCrunch
As Spotify continues its reign as the world's biggest consumer music streaming business, a startup from its backyard in Stockholm (and even backed by Spotify itself) has raised a large growth round to take a leading place in providing music streaming ...
Spotify-backed Soundtrack Your Brand Raises $22 Million for ExpansionU.S. News & World Report
Swedish Muzak Startup Ditches Spotify in World Expansion BidBloomberg
This Spotify-backed startup has raised $22 million to crack open a new music streaming marketBusiness Insider
VentureBeat
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Global Shares Slip After Wall Street Fall and Samsung Arrest - U.S. News & World Report

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 02:58

U.S. News & World Report

Global Shares Slip After Wall Street Fall and Samsung Arrest
U.S. News & World Report
Global shares slipped Friday following a drop on Wall Street as the stronger dollar sent Japanese issues lower and the arrest of an executive at Samsung weighed on Korean stocks. Feb. 17, 2017, at 3:47 a.m.. MORE. LinkedIn · StumbleUpon · Google + ...
Asian Shares Slide As Wall Street Rally Loses SteamNasdaq
Asian shares slip after Wall Street fall and Samsung arrestUSA TODAY

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Toshiba Shares Slump After S&P Warns of 'Selective Default' - TheStreet.com

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 01:33

The New Indian Express

Toshiba Shares Slump After S&P Warns of 'Selective Default'
TheStreet.com
Toshiba lurched lower again Friday after S&P warned of a potential 'selective default' downgrade for the Japanese conglomerate if it seeks debt financing to assist in its global restructuring. Martin Baccardax. Follow. Feb 17, 2017 2:32 AM EST. Toshiba ...
Markets edgy ahead of UK retail sales figures – business liveThe Guardian
Toshiba shares drop after S&P warns of downgrade riskNasdaq
Toshiba Tumbles 10% After S&P Warns Of Further DowngradeBarron's (blog)

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Samsung heir formally arrested in South Korea - Press TV

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 00:29

Press TV

Samsung heir formally arrested in South Korea
Press TV
Samsung Group's vice-chairman, Lee Jae-yong, leaves the Seoul Central District Court in Seoul, South Korea, February 16, 2017. (Photo by Reuters). The de facto head of the South Korean company Samsung has been formally arrested on charges of bribery ...

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Asian Shares Slip After Wall Street Fall and Samsung Arrest - U.S. News & World Report

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 00:01

U.S. News & World Report

Asian Shares Slip After Wall Street Fall and Samsung Arrest
U.S. News & World Report
Asian shares slipped Friday following a drop on Wall Street as the stronger dollar sent Japanese issues lower and the arrest of an executive at Samsung weighed on Korean stocks. Feb. 17, 2017, at 12:52 a.m.. MORE. LinkedIn · StumbleUpon · Google + ...

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