• Homeownership for young adults slips further out of reach

    Homeownership for young adults slips further out of reach

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    While those on middle incomes have seen the largest fall in ownership rates, those in the top income bracket have been least affected. Those born in the 1970s were nearly as likely as their peers on higher wages to have bought their own home during young adulthood.
  • Carnival brawl: Over 20 people kicked off cruise ship for violent fight

    Carnival brawl: Over 20 people kicked off cruise ship for violent fight

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    The ship's operator Carnival Cruise Line has issued a statement saying: "The vast majority of the guests onboard Carnival Legend are enjoying their 10-day cruise holiday to the South Pacific". "He rang me about 1am this morning and said, "please dad, please dad, call the federal police", Mr Barkho told 3AW . Scared parents described hiding in their cabins along with their children as the rolling brawls broke out on deck and in the entertainment areas of the ship.
  • USA mulls introducing protectionist measures against aluminum and steel suppliers

    USA mulls introducing protectionist measures against aluminum and steel suppliers

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    The country-specific aluminum tariff option would impose a 23.6 percent tariff on all products from China , Hong Kong, Russia, Venezuela and Vietnam. Although Trump campaigned on a protectionist platform, he has taken only modest action so far to restrict imports. According to the Aluminum Association, there are five US smelting facilities that are operating with three partial curtailments.
  • Leadership row drags Germany's SPD into new crisis after coalition deal

    Leadership row drags Germany's SPD into new crisis after coalition deal

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    Schulz said last week he would quit to allow the party to regroup and he recommended Nahles as leader. In his second resignation in several days, the now-former head of the SPD Schulz gave his support to parliamentary group leader Andrea Nahles in an upcoming leadership election that will take place on April 22nd.
  • Analysts Are Gushing Over NIKE, Inc. (NKE), Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (WBA)

    Analysts Are Gushing Over NIKE, Inc. (NKE), Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (WBA)

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    Walgreens started buying shares of AmerisourceBergen in 2013, when it entered a 10-year supply agreement with the company. Analyst's mean target price for WBA is $86.13 while analysts mean recommendation is 2.20. 3,997,900 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 6,008,662. This repurchase authorization allows the pharmacy operator to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases.
  • Dozens killed in U.S. strikes on pro-Assad forces in Syria

    Dozens killed in U.S. strikes on pro-Assad forces in Syria

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    US-led coalition has killed more than 100 troops allied with the Syrian regime in an overnight operation carried out in retaliation for an attack on Kurdish forces. Russian, Turkish, and Iranian leaders reportedly planned to meet to discuss Syrian peace efforts. "You've all seen how we reacted to that", Mattis said, referring to last year's cruise missile strikes.
  • Rio Tinto pays record dividend after 90% annual profit jump

    Rio Tinto pays record dividend after 90% annual profit jump

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    The third largest holder is Goldman Sachs Group Inc, which now holds $328.47 million worth of this stock and that ownership represents almost 0.32% of its market capitalization. Rio Tinto Plc (NYSE:RIO) now has a "Hold" signals on Composite indicators by TrendSpotter. ROE ratio is a measure of profitability which calculates how much dollars of profit a firm makes with every dollar of stakeholder's equity.
  • Zuma's fate to be decided today

    Zuma's fate to be decided today

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    Mr Zuma, who has not said whether he will step down voluntarily before his second term as president ends, has been deserted by several prominent allies in the ANC since Mr Ramaphosa took over leadership of what is the only party to govern South Africa since the end of apartheid.
  • EBay Announces Plans to Replace PayPal as Main Payments Processor

    EBay Announces Plans to Replace PayPal as Main Payments Processor

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    While PayPal will remain a payment option for buyers , eBay predicts that a majority of its Marketplace customers will transition to the new payment experience by 2021. The Company's services facilitate transactions on its network among cardholders, merchants, financial institutions and governments. PayPal has been steadily widening its customer base since it was spun out of eBay in 2015 , having been predominantly focused on processing payments for eBay .