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Finance BHP Triples Dividend As Earnings Rebound
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But even those stellar numbers were below analysts' forecasts, as was the company's full year dividend of US$0.83 cents per share, equivalent to a 66% payout ratio after its final payout was tripled to $0.43c. Previous year the company recorded a statutory loss of $US6.38 billion (largely because of two significant exceptional items) and slashed its dividend.

Finance Solar Eclipse To Cost US Nearly $700M In Lost Productivity
Author: 0 Solar Eclipse To Cost US Nearly $700M In Lost Productivity

To get the overall figure of almost US$700 million, Mr Challenger made calculations based on the Bureau of Labour Statistics' latest estimate for average hourly wages for all workers, aged 16 and above. The cost to states and metro areas directly in the path of the eclipse, where traffic is expected to increase substantially, could see nearly $200 million in lost productivity combined.

Finance Buy/Sell Signals for Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT) and Anthem, Inc. (ANTM)
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Meanwhile, due to an ongoing pressure which caused a decline of nearly -1.36% in the past five days, the stock price is now up 14.74% so far on the year - still in strong territory. Ig Inv Mngmt Limited owns 10,185 shares or 0% of their USA portfolio. Gulf Intl Retail Bank (Uk) has 0.5% invested in Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) for 472,080 shares.

Finance Business directors severely lack cyber attack training - UK Gov
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Yet only two per cent of board members said they had received "comprehensive" training, despite the fact that cyber risk has risen rapidly up the agenda after a spate of high-profile hacks and data leaks. Yet, 71 per cent of businesses describe themselves as somewhat prepared to meet the requirements of the GDPR, but only 6 per cent say they are completely prepared.

Finance Dutch Bros. Coffee recalls eclipse glasses
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If you received solar eclipse glasses from Dutch Brothers Coffee, you'll need to throw them out or return them. Dutch Bros. hasn't told the media how many pairs were distributed. Dutch Bros is offering a free drink to make up of the mistake of providing unreliable eye protection meant to help people experience a once in a generation event.

Author: 0 Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

About shares traded. CA, Inc. Bristol-Myers Squibb Co (NYSE: BMY ) has declined 23.19% since August 21, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 39.89% the S&P500. Lau Associate Ltd Liability Co owns 9,266 shares or 0.55% of their United States portfolio. Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo And Llc stated it has 0.32% in St Jude Medical Inc (NYSE:STJ).

Finance 'Downright hypocrisy' - analyst reacts to Infosys CEO exit
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The indexes ended well off their day's highs due in part to reports of the removal of White House chief strategist Steve Bannon. ". There is now a real risk that with his (Sikka) departure as the CEO/MD, the force and ability with which the strategy gets executed will suffer at least near term, a risk that Infosys can ill-afford in the current hard climate for Indian IT", it said.

Finance Sempra Bid Tops Buffett and Singer in Race for Energy Future
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Reuters reports Sempra seized an opening after EFH's main creditor Elliott Management Corp. criticized Berkshire Hathaway's bid for undervaluing Oncor. The announcement signaled that Oncor's parent company has abandoned the $18 billion deal that Berkshire Hathaway , Buffett's multinational conglomerate, unveiled six weeks ago to much fanfare.

Finance Donald Trump's comments on Charlottesville legitimise violence by right-wing extremists
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Years before the alt-right even had a name, antifascists were spending thankless hours scouring seedy message boards and researching clandestine neo-Nazi gatherings. "There were groups, but it wasn't a focus on the left". Several days after Charlottesville, an August 17, a Washington Times article by Jessica Chasmar reported, "So-called anti-fascist protesters in Minnesota descended on the Hennepin County jail, burning the county flag and replacing it with their own "antifa" flag".

Finance Essar Oil closes sell-off to Russia's Rosneft, names new CEO
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The Ruias-run Essar Oil today announced the completion of sale of its India assets to the Russian government controlled Rosneft-led consortium for $12.9 billion. "I would like to welcome Rosneft, Trafigura and UCP as the new shareholders of EOL, and thank my colleagues, the deal team of Essar Energy and our advisors for this achievement".

Finance China's Great Wall considers bid for FCA Jeep unit
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For its part, Great Wall's stated aim was to become the world's largest maker of sport utility vehicles, and Jeep cars already had an global reputation which had been built up since the Second World War. Its reputation dates back to World War Two, when Jeeps were used extensively by the United States military. "Jeep is the crown jewel of Fiat Chrysler in terms of brand and equity", Russo, a former Chrysler executive, told AFP.

Finance Total To Pay $7.45bn for Maersk Oil
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Maersk Oil will be sold to French competitor Total in a deal which values the oil company at Dollars 7.45 billion, states Maersk Group in a press release . CEO Patrick Pouyanne said: " Total will become a 3mn boe/d major by 2019 to the benefit of all Total shareholders". For A.P. Møller - Maersk the sale is a huge relief, having hawked the division around the world for many months.

Finance Delhi airport shut for 40 mins after drone spotted
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Two Air India flights diverted to Lucknow and Ahmedabad, and one flight each of GoAir and IndiGo diverted to Jaipur were now returning to Delhi. After the operations were brought to a temporary stop, at least two Air India flights were diverted.

Finance Elon Musk, world tech leaders, call for ban on killer robots
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In the letter , Musk and 116 specialists from 26 countries urged the world to ban Autonomous weapons , justifying reverse the beginning of "third age wars". We do not have long to act. It was signed by renowned physicist Stephen Hawking and Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak. Signed by several of the world's top AI minds, the letter was spearheaded by Walsh, a professor in AI at the University of New South Wales , who told Xinhua that he was concerned with what he felt was an "arms race" ...

Finance Asked to serve, some CEOs say no more to Trump
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A number of celebrity Under Armour endorsers - including basketball star Stephen Curry and ballerina Misty Copeland - released statements saying they did not agree with Plank's assessment. He notes that many chiefs are privately outraged, but too scared to say anything publicly that could position them or their business as targets to the president's ire.

Finance Charlottesville: Theresa May slams Trump for failure to condemn far right
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Mr Trump announced the disbanding of his two councils - the Strategy & Policy Forum and the Manufacturing Council, which hosted numerous top corporate leaders in America - amid a growing uproar by chief executives furious over his decision to equate the actions of white supremacists with those of protesters.

Finance USA dollar edges up on euro woes, capped by White House drama
Author: 0 USA dollar edges up on euro woes, capped by White House drama

Asked whether Mr. Cohn had discussed his concerns with the president, the official said, "We're not going to comment on internal conversations". He is seen as a key force behind Mr Trump's tax reform programme. JPMorgan Chase & Co., the biggest US bank by assets, was down 1 percent at 1:30 p.m.in NY. The dollar index.DXY, which tracks the greenback against six major currencies, rose 0.35 percent for the week.

Finance China urges US, North Korea to 'hit the brakes' on threats
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Pyongyang has often staged provocations as a show of force against past military drills, such as missile launches or movements of its arsenal and troops along the tense border. Kim on Monday inspected North Korea's army and received a briefing on its plans to fire missiles near Guam, official media said. The White House scored a diplomatic victory August 5 when the United Nations Security Council voted unanimously to impose new sanctions on North Korea in response to its latest ballistic ...