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Wall Street Journal

India's Mediocre Growth
Wall Street Journal
India announced Tuesday that its economy expanded at 7.9% in the three months to April, making it the world's fastest-growing major economy. That may sound like reason for Narendra Modi to celebrate, but the Prime Minister has much more to do to make ...
India's economic growth surges in March quarterReuters
India's Economic Growth Up To 7.9% Of GDP For Quarter, 7.6% For The YearForbes
Canada Economy Fades Through 1st Quarter as Investment FallsBloomberg
Business Insider -SCNow -Financial Times -Waterloo Record
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11:53am Tue, May 31, 2016

Reuters

US consumer spending increase strongest in over six years
Reuters
WASHINGTON U.S. consumer spending recorded its biggest increase in more than six years in April as households stepped up purchases of automobiles, suggesting an acceleration in economic growth that could persuade the Federal Reserve to raise ...
US Consumer Spending Climbed at Fastest Pace in Nearly Seven YearsWall Street Journal
Consumer spending scores biggest jump in 7 yearsUSA TODAY
US consumer spending rises but confidence fallsBBC News
MarketWatch -WJXT Jacksonville -Christian Science Monitor -Voice of America
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11:20am Tue, May 31, 2016

Reuters

Verizon, unions agree to pay raises, new jobs to end strike
Reuters
A tentative deal between Verizon Communications Inc (VZ.N) and leaders of striking unions includes 1,400 new jobs and pay raises topping 10 percent, the company and unions representing about 40,000 workers said on Monday, hoping to end a walkout ...
The next jobs report could stink because of 35000 peopleBusiness Insider
Verizon's striking wireline employees will return to work WednesdayFierceTelecom
Striking Verizon workers to return Wednesday; deal inkedTimes Herald-Record
The Boston Globe -Salon -Wall Street Journal -Light Reading
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07:11pm Mon, May 30, 2016

Wall Street Journal

US Home Price Growth Remained Robust in March, Case-Shiller Says
Wall Street Journal
Home prices rose strongly in March, the latest sign the housing market has momentum heading into the critical spring selling season. The S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Index, covering the entire nation rose 5.2% in the 12 months ended in March, slightly ...
Home Prices Climbed 5.2% In March, Says S&P/Case-ShillerForbes
Home Prices Continue Steady Gains In March According To The S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price IndicesPR Newswire (press release)
US Home Prices Rise in March as Spring Buying Season BeginsNew York Times
Atlanta Journal Constitution -Detroit Free Press -cleveland.com -Business Insider
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08:04am Tue, May 31, 2016

New York Times

Great Plains Energy to buy Westar for about $8.6 billion
Omaha World-Herald
NEW YORK (AP) — Great Plains Energy is buying rival Westar for about $8.6 billion, creating one large power provider in Kansas and Missouri with more than 1.5 million customers in. The two companies say the combination will lower their costs and help ...
Great Plains Energy to Acquire Westar Energy in Deal Worth $12.2 BillionPOWER magazine
Goldman's $8 Billion Debt AssistBloomberg
Great Plains, Westar CEOs: Expect scale, efficiency after mergerKansas City Business Journal
Yahoo News -Reuters -TheStreet.com -StreetInsider.com
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11:29am Tue, May 31, 2016

Bloomberg

No More Oil Walks in Vienna: Saudis Bring New Style to OPEC
Bloomberg
For more than two decades, the people of Vienna have witnessed a peculiar ritual that's been a firm fixture of OPEC's regular gathering: the Saudi oil minister's morning stroll. The walk-and-talk favored by Ali Al-Naimi, Saudi Arabia's top oil official ...
Oil taps $50, aims for fourth straight monthly gainMarketWatch
Midday Report: Wall St. Is Mixed as Investors Weigh Economic DataNew York Times
One reason to be bullish on oil: Surge in gas-guzzler salesFuelFix (blog)
Huffington Post -Seeking Alpha -Forbes -Rigzone
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12:14pm Tue, May 31, 2016

Wall Street Journal

US Consumer Confidence Declined in May, Clouding Outlook
Wall Street Journal
WASHINGTON—Gauges of U.S. consumer confidence are sending mixed signals, fostering uncertainty about whether the recent pickup in consumer spending will be sustained into the summer months. The Conference Board's consumer-confidence index ...
US consumer confidence slips in MayMorganton News Herald
The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index Declined Again in MayPR Newswire (press release)
Consumer confidence lowest since late 2015MarketWatch
CNBC -Nasdaq -24/7 Wall St. -Barron's (blog)
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09:23am Tue, May 31, 2016

TheStreet.com

Icahn Bets on Allergan's Brett Saunders in Post-Pfizer Era
TheStreet.com
The activist says he has recently purchased a large stake in Allergan, which in April called off its $150 billion pact with Pfizer. Sarah Pringle. Follow. May 31, 2016 11:41 AM EDT. Get TheStreet Quant Ratings' exclusive 5-page report for (AGN) - FREE ...
At Allergan, Carl Icahn Goes Back to Old Friend SaundersWall Street Journal (blog)
Carl Icahn Recently Bought a 'Large Position' in AllerganFortune
Carl Icahn says he bought a stake in Botox-maker AllerganU.S. News & World Report
Reuters -Investor's Business Daily -ValueWalk -Seeking Alpha
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10:42am Tue, May 31, 2016

TheStreet.com

ArcelorMittal (MT) Stock Advancing on Cliffs Natural Deal
TheStreet.com
ArcelorMittal (MT) stock is up after the company came to an agreement with Cliffs Natural Resource (CLF) to be supplied with iron ore pellets through 2016. Amanda Schiavo. Follow. May 31, 2016 11:06 AM EDT. Get TheStreet Quant Ratings' exclusive ...
Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. and ArcelorMittal USA LLC Enter Into New Long-term Iron Ore Supply Agreement through ...PR Newswire (press release)
United Taconite to reopen in OctoberDuluth News Tribune
Why Cliffs Stock Soared 40% Tuesday24/7 Wall St.
Barron's (blog) -Investorplace.com -Business Finance News -Nasdaq
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10:12am Tue, May 31, 2016

TheStreet.com

Micron (MU) Stock Up As RW Baird Boosts Rating to 'Outperform'
TheStreet.com
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Micron Technology (MU) stock is advancing by 0.61% to $12.39 in early-morning trading on Tuesday, after RW Baird upgraded shares of the semiconductor company to "outperform" from "neutral" earlier today. The firm increased its ...
Micron Rising: Baird Ups to Buy on View Samsung Will Cool DRAM PushBarron's (blog)
Micron Technology, Inc (MU) Jumps as Baird Upgrades to OutperformBidness ETC
Buy Micron on improving profits and China: BairdCNBC
Let Me Know About This -Share Trading News
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09:18am Tue, May 31, 2016