• Aldi's $3.4 billion plan will intensify Charlotte's low-priced grocery competition
Aldi's $3.4 billion plan will intensify Charlotte's low-priced grocery competition

Aldi, known for low prices on its private-label items, plans to spend $3.4bn over the next five years to open 900 supermarkets, the company said on Monday. It intends to expand to open 2,500 stores by the end of 2022; now, Aldi has 1,600 U.S. outlets. With 2,500 stores, it would trail only Walmart (which now operates about 4,200 U.S.

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  • Stay Braced for Two More Fed Hikes in 2017, Say Economists
Stay Braced for Two More Fed Hikes in 2017, Say Economists

Attention is likely to shift to the path of further rate increases this year. The Federal Open Market Committee , the monetary policy arm of the central bank, will convene for its two-day meeting on Tuesday, culminating in an announcement on Wednesday afternoon.

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  • Here's how analysts see Experian plc (LON:EXPN) after this past week
Here's how analysts see Experian plc (LON:EXPN) after this past week

Berenberg Bank reissued a "hold" rating and set a GBX 330 ($4.29) target price on shares of Interserve plc in a research report on Thursday, February 9th. The correct version of this news story can be read at https://transcriptdaily.com/2017/06/12/bt-group-plc-bt-stock-rating-reaffirmed-by-barclays-plc.html.

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  • UK-bound plane diverted; 3 Britons held over 'terror talk'
UK-bound plane diverted; 3 Britons held over 'terror talk'

An easyJet flight was diverted to Germany after three British passengers were overheard talking about terrorism. Some people suffered minor injuries, police and prosecutors said. The newspaper also reported that according to unnamed sources, the three suspects are British and work in London. The three men were handed over to police in Cologne, ...

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  • Huge explosion kills 80 in Kabul's diplomatic district, Indian embassy safe
Huge explosion kills 80 in Kabul's diplomatic district, Indian embassy safe

In the follow-up to Merkel's statement, federal refugee coordinator Peter Altmaier pledged to deport more than 80,000 failed asylum seekers, a record number that was reached in 2016. The French, Turkish and Chinese embassies were among those damaged, the three countries said. France also reported damage to its own embassy and the German one.

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  • Islamic law rally by Chicago Trump building
Islamic law rally by Chicago Trump building

Roper said the objective of the rally was to call attention to terrorism, Muslim immigration and Sharia law , which he claims is taught in a number of mosques, including many in Arkansas. Curt Weschler, 65, held a sign that called Trump a "thoroughly American fascist pig". "It's how you get married". "He's got to be stopped". In Seattle , abo...

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  • Australia lose to England, out of Champions Trophy
Australia lose to England, out of Champions Trophy

Aaron Finch (68) and Smith (56) both got out when well set, with Travis Head's unbeaten 71 insufficient to get Australia to a par score of 300. Pacer Mark Wood (4/33) and leg-spinner Adil Rashid (4/41) were the pick of the English bowlers, as the visitors lost their last five wickets for 38 runs.

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  • Uber fires more than 20 employees amid sexual harassment claims
Uber fires more than 20 employees amid sexual harassment claims

The steps were taken based on a report submitted to the company by law firm Perkins Coie , which was hired to look into 215 complaints of harassment, discrimination and bullying among others - some cases dating back to 2012. This will result in further actions being taken against employees, according to the source. Last week the company reveal...

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  • Theresa May's political power is 'massively weakened' following UK snap election
Theresa May's political power is 'massively weakened' following UK snap election

She said the Conservatives and the DUP, "having enjoyed a strong relationship over many years", will work together. The tone of Brexit talks, tentatively scheduled to begin in just 10 days - and even May's own position - are now up in the air.

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  • Analysts Showing Optimistic Trends For VeriFone Systems, Inc. (PAY)
Analysts Showing Optimistic Trends For VeriFone Systems, Inc. (PAY)

Therefore 38% are positive. The biggest institutional shareholders in Verifone Systems, Inc. include Vanguard Group Inc which owns 9 million shares in the company valued at $153.01 million. Profund Advisors Ltd Liability Corporation accumulated 0.02% or 22,355 shares. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft Fi has 24,509 shares. The share price of Verif...

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  • Donald Trump Slams 'Very Cowardly' Comey for 'Totally Illegal' Leak
Donald Trump Slams 'Very Cowardly' Comey for 'Totally Illegal' Leak

At the same time Comey reinforced what seems to be a bi-partisan consensus view in the Congress (though not at the White House) that Russian meddling in last year's election amounts to a serious matter still worth exploring. Collins on Sunday said that Trump needs to set the record straight. Trump Jr. also disputed Comey's credibility, saying o...

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  • Presidential Election: BJP forms panel to seek consensus on President candidate
Presidential Election: BJP forms panel to seek consensus on President candidate

What is significant is that the committee's remit is to talk to all political parties, not just the NDA. The BJP has claimed support from the YSR Congress, the Telangana Rashtra Samithi and both factions of the AIADMK, which it hopes will make up for any shortfall if the Shiv Sena defects.

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  • Gulf row threatens whole region, diplomacy only option
Gulf row threatens whole region, diplomacy only option

He also rejected "a military solution as an option" to resolving the crisis, and said Qatar could survive "forever" despite the measures taken against it. "They are hosted here. for peace talks". In a sign of support for Doha , Turkey's parliament on Wednesday approved an agreement to expand the number of troops deployed to a Turkish base in Q...

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  • States will have to find funds for farm loan waivers: Jaitley
States will have to find funds for farm loan waivers: Jaitley

Total NPAs at the end of December 31, 2016, is estimated to have crossed Rs 7 lakh crore. Jaitley made the comment while discussing the issue of non-performing assets (NPAs), finances of banks , review of financial inclusion in his meeting with heads of public sector banks (PSBs).

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  • Bitcoin briefly reaches $3000 setting new record
Bitcoin briefly reaches $3000 setting new record

This happened over the weekend, which is unusual, to say the least, considering that there is virtually no trading during that time when it comes to major currency pairs. The price of the most talked-about cryptocurrency has grown more than 300 per cent this year, mostly spurred on by mainstream adoption in Asia. He told CNBC that Bitcoin's p...

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  • British Land Company PLC (BTLCY) Under Analyst Spotlight
British Land Company PLC (BTLCY) Under Analyst Spotlight

Below is a list of Booker Group Plc (LON:BOK) latest ratings and price target changes. Kennedy Capital Management holds 0.01% or 128,771 shares in its portfolio. TRADEMARK VIOLATION NOTICE: "Insider Buying: JP Morgan Asian Investment Trust Plc (JAI) Insider Purchases 136 Shares of Stock" was originally posted by Chaffey Breeze and is the sole pro...

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  • Qatar begins shipping cargo through Oman to bypass Gulf rift
Qatar begins shipping cargo through Oman to bypass Gulf rift

Starting from June 5, Bahrain, Comoros, Egypt, Maldives, Mauritania, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen's internationally backed government and one of Libya's three governments have cut off diplomatic ties with Qatar over accusations that the Gulf nation funds militant groups - charges Doha calls baseless.

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  • London attack: Police release photos of fake explosive belts
London attack: Police release photos of fake explosive belts

Suspects who are arrested under terrorism laws can be held for up to 14 days before they must be charged or released. On Saturday, Commander Dean Haydon of the Met's anti-terrorist command said: "Many witnesses we've spoken to have provided extremely helpful accounts of the attack but we are still missing pieces of the picture".

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  • US forces helping Philippines to retake city from IS
US forces helping Philippines to retake city from IS

There were conflicting reports over the weekend from Duterte and the US Embassy in Manila over whether US support had been requested in the Marawi fight. Nearly the entire population of about 200,000 fled from the lakeside town on the Philippines' southernmost island of Mindanao, but beyond the checkpoints fencing it off there are still some ...

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  • Vegetables, pulses lowers inflation to 2.18% in May
Vegetables, pulses lowers inflation to 2.18% in May

Consumer Price Index ( CPI ) inflation remained low in April touching 2.99 percent and 5.76 percent in May past year. The policy repo rate has been on hold since October when the RBI lowered it by 25 basis points to 6.25 percent. Last week, RBI kept its benchmark interest rate unchanged while softening its hawkish stance following a drop in cons...

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