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First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 12 mins ago - 19 reports

NHS workers back strike action in pay row by 2-to-1 margin

Unison leader Dave Prentis at the TUC conference this month. Prentis said NHS workers’ ‘anger has now turned into action’ Photograph: Phil Noble/Reuters Unison's NHS workers, including nurses, occupational therapists, porters, paramedics, medical secretaries, ... [Published - 12 mins ago]
Entities: NHS, Workers, Dave Prentis
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 27 mins ago - 9 reports

Construction jobs back on track

Minnesota’s construction industry rebounded in August from two consecutive months of job losses to become one of the state’s best-performing sectors. ... [Published Finance & Commerce - 27 mins ago]
Entities: Construction, Layoffs
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 32 mins ago - 10 reports

Update: Rite Aid Lowers Guidance - My 2014 Thesis Decimated

Summary Rite Aid Corporation has just announced Q2 earnings and although the revenues and earnings were impressive, a terrible outlook has decimated shares. I predicted that Rite-Aid would increase sales, the quarter would be a beat and share prices ... [Published Seeking Alpha - 32 mins ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 35 mins ago - 24 reports

Microsoft sheds 2,100 jobs in second wave of employee layoffs

Company continues towards 18,000 layoffs, 35 percent coming from WashingtonMicrosoft moved into phase two of its previous announcement to part ways with 18,000 employees. Today the company released an additional 2,100 employees in order to move closer ... [Published Electronista - 35 mins ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 35 mins ago - 8 reports

1st LD Writethru: Gold falls on positive U.S. jobless claims report

Gold futures on the COMEX division of the New York Mercantile Exchange fell Thursday on a positive U.S. jobless claims report and strong stocks. The most active gold contract for December delivery lost 9 U.S. dollars, or 0.73 percent, to settle at 1,226.9 ... [Published - 35 mins ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 12 reports

French Connection says turnaround on track as losses narrow

French Connection's Palace oversized wool coat was a hit product, its first batch selling out last month.French Connection has insisted that its turnaround is on track as it narrowed its losses for the first six months of the year but reported a sharp ... [Published - 1 hour ago]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated 2 hours ago - 39 reports

Fed: Interest Rates To Stay Low For “Considerable Time”

The Federal Reserve will end its six-year bond buying program in October, but rates will remain low for a “Considerable Time”Page 1 of 2Published: September 18, 2014 at 1:12 pm EST By: Troy Kuhn Click Ticker to See live coverageThe Federal Reserve ended ... [Published Bidness Etc - 2 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 20 reports

Does the recent fall in CML lending figures mean the property market is finally stabilising?

Total mortgage lending by the nation’s banks and building societies to aspiring homeowners dropped by a monumental 5% from £19.7 billion in July to £18.6 billion in August, according to the latest round of figures released by the Council of Mortgage Lenders ... [Published Money Expert - 2 hours ago]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated 3 hours ago - 40 reports

Fed renews low interest rate pledge

The US Federal Reserve Bank on Wednesday renewed its pledge to keep interest rates near zero for a “considerable time,” but also indicated it could raise borrowing costs faster than expected when it starts moving.In a further sign the central bank is ... [Published Taipei Times Online - 3 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 23 reports

Pier 1 Imports Downgraded by Wells Fargo & Co. (PIR)

Pier 1 Imports (NYSE:PIR)The analysts wrote, "Looking at PIR’s Q2 miss, 2015 guide down, and recent struggles as solely omni-channel related may miss what seems to be happening to the underlying business. Namely, momentum in the home furnishings segment ... [Published American Banking News - 3 hours ago]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated 3 hours ago - 26 reports

Fed rate hike expected in March 2015

KUALA LUMPUR: The revisions to the United States Federal Reserve (Fed) fund’s projections suggest a higher probability of a rate hike closer towards March 2015.Maybank FX Research, however, maintained its view that the Fed will raise rates in June next ... [Published New Straits Times - 3 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 25 reports

EasyJet ups dividend payout ratio

Budget airline easyJet signalled confidence in future growth by lifting its dividend payout ratio to 40 percent.Source: ... [Published AA South Africa - 4 hours ago]
Entities: easyJet Plc, Dividend


...All in all, management seems to be confident of a better performance in the days ahead. According to the CEO, "I am very pleased that we have the ability using our existing capital resources to pursue this type of accretive high value transaction that will materially improve our net asset value."
"…In general, we may make certain adjustments to the classification of net assets as a result of permanent book-to-tax differences, which may include merger-related items, differences in the book and tax basis of certain assets and liabilities, and nondeductible federal taxes, among other items. During the tax year ended August 31, 2013, we increased accumulated undistributed net investment income by $5,939 , increased accumulated net realized loss on investments by $2,621 and decreased capital in excess of par value by $3,318. During the tax year ended August 31, 2012, we increased accumulated undistributed net investment income by $5,028 , increased accumulated net realized loss on investments by $37,355 and increased capital in excess of par value by $32,327. Due to the difference between our fiscal and tax year end, the reclassifications for the taxable years ended August 31, 2013 and 2012 were recorded in the fiscal years ended June 30, 2014 and 2013, respectively..."
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"Many traders have closed GBP-short positions in a hurry on what promises to be big volatility as results come in," said Rodriguez. "The lack of actual vote results and a ban on exit polls tells us this [increase] is largely a technical correction."

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