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Barclays, RBS shares suspended amid Brexit crash

Barclays, RBS shares suspended amid Brexit crash

London's financial sector faces a possible exodus to other parts of Europe in the next couple of years, depending on what kind of exit agreement the United Kingdom reaches. Demand for safe haven assets such as government debt and precious metals remained strong. Shares in RBS , which remains 73 per cent taxpayer-owned, are now trading at 175.6 pence - the lowest level since January 2009. Read More

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Fed's Kaplan more patient on rate hikes, watching United Kingdom vote

Big U.S. banks are proving themselves to be stronger and sounder in an annual regulatory stress test, even as the Federal Reserve changes doomsday scenarios to keep them on their toes. Secondly, Tier 1 leverage ratio calculates core capital as a percentage of all assets. Capital is important to banking organizations, the financial system, and the economy because it acts as a cushion to absorb losses and helps to ensure that losses are borne by shareholders. Read More

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VW to pay near $10.2B to settle emissions claims

The terms of this case won't actually be announced until Tuesday, though, meaning the agreement could still change. Full details of the settlement are scheduled to be released Tuesday by Senior U.S. Spokesmen for the EPA, VW and the Justice Department would not comment Thursday. Bloomberg reported that Volkswagen is not expected to be able to make all of the cars compliant with nitrogen oxide emissions standards. Read More

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Longtime Macy's CEO Lundgren to step down next year

Longtime Macy's CEO Lundgren to step down next year

Gennette, 55, was named Macy's president in March 2014 after serving as the company's chief merchandising officer, and, before that, chairman and CEO of Macy's West. The deal involved the then-Federated Department stores buying May for $11 billion and it involved converting a slew of May's brands including Hecht's and Marshall Fields into Macy's banners. Read More

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Mega Millions Lottery Offers $363 Million Jackpot

Mega Millions Lottery Offers $363 Million Jackpot

The Mega Millions jackpot starts at $15 million and grows from there. A lone victor who wants to take the cash-out option will walk away with $226 million. The jackpot is increasing at a fast pace and is expected to cross the threshold of $333 million tonight. Back on June 10, three winners matched the five white balls needed to secure winning of at least $1 million. Read More

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Tesla offers to buy solar panel maker SolarCity

Tesla offers to buy solar panel maker SolarCity

On of GTM's analysts said, "A 21-30 percent premium on a depressed stock price, paid entirely in equity in another risky company". " Tesla customers can drive clean cars and they can use our battery packs to help consume energy more efficiently, but they still need access to the most sustainable energy source that's available: the sun", Tesla stated in the blog post announcing the offer. Read More

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Settlement payments now going out in Apple price-fixing case

Settlement payments now going out in Apple price-fixing case

The Nebraska Attorney General's Office joined a 33-state coalition to investigate and prosecute Apple for its participation in the conspiracy to artificially inflate E-book prices. Other books are eligible for a credit of $1.57 per book. Apple's share of the credits - estimated at $400 million nationwide and about $2 million for Idaho consumers - comes after the U.S. Read More

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Marathon Oil to buy PayRock Energy Holdings for $888 mln

Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have assigned a hold rating, ten have assigned a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. Marathon Oil Corporation has a 50 day moving average of 13.07 and a 200 day moving average of 11.60. Reflecting upon the costs that would be incurred in the investment, Marathon stated that its capital expenditure on the assets is in line with its budget of $1.4 billion. Read More

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Boeing signs deal with Iran Air

Boeing signs deal with Iran Air

Fakher Daghestani, a Dubai-based spokesman for the manufacturer, declined to elaborate. Iran Air, the country's national carrier, said this week it wants to buy new generations of the Boeing 737, as well as the 300ER and 900 version of the Boeing 777. Read More

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German prosecutors open investigation of former VW CEO

German prosecutors open investigation of former VW CEO

A VW spokesman said the company would study the statement from the prosecutor before commenting further. Mr Winterkorn resigned last September following revelations that the firm cheated United States diesel vehicle emissions tests. Some 11 million such cars were sold worldwide. Volkswagen continues to seek a fix for the affected vehicles after offering owners some financial compensation. Read More

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Cameron warns 'leave' leader wants to divide — UK's European Union vote

Farage did not apologize for the provocative image, but he conceded that the Cox killing, which he called an act of terrorism, may have blunted the "leave" campaign's momentum at a key moment just days before the vote. "There are great things that Britain can do in the future as a progressive beacon". Vote Leave, the main group seeking U.K.to leave the European Union, held a rally in London attended by Gove and former London Mayor Boris Johnson. Read More

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US Fed keeps interest rates unchanged

US Fed keeps interest rates unchanged

Besides issuing a policy statement , the Fed updated its economic forecasts, which show how it foresees rate hikes unfolding in coming months. She also predicted that consumer spending, a key driver of USA economic growth, will rebound and the economy will move from a "lackluster" to a "moderate" growth rate over the next few years. Read More

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NY fantasy sports hinge on Gov. Cuomo; legal claims remain

NY fantasy sports hinge on Gov. Cuomo; legal claims remain

The final significant deal of the session came when legislative leaders and Cuomo agreed to a one-year extension of the policy giving the mayor of NY control over his city's schools. The industry had been in a period of torrid growth prior to the challenge last fall from Schneiderman, which sparked similar crackdowns in a number of other states, including IL and Texas. Read More

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DiCaprio deposition ordered in 'Wolf of Wall Street' lawsuit

DiCaprio deposition ordered in 'Wolf of Wall Street' lawsuit

Byrne, is based on the real-life head of corporate finance at Stratton Oakmont , Andrew Greene. On Thursday, U.S. Magistrate Judge Steven Locke said that the actor should make himself available for questioning. The lawsuit was brought by lawyer and investment banker Andrew Greene against Paramount Pictures Corp and others in 2014. The film shows "Rugrat" - whom Greene contends was based upon him - snorting cocaine and repeatedly mocks his hairpiece. Read More

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Orlando gunman 'searched Facebook during nightclub attack'

Orlando gunman 'searched Facebook during nightclub attack'

The report doesn't say how much ammo the couple bought, or when they went shopping for it. The former wife of the Orlando gunman, Omar Mateen , has told The New York Times that her ex-husband might have been gay and closeted, reinforcing reports that Mateen was a regular at Pulse nightclub and that he'd kept a profiles on gay dating apps like Grindr and Jack'd . Read More

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