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A look at Trump's immigration plans by the numbers
- November 16, 2016

Trump said his replacement for the Act will also include a provision mandating that insurers cover people with pre-existing conditions, and that parents will still be able to keep children "still living with them" on their insurance. Jacobs said in 2015, under Obama, 56 percent of the estimated 250,000 deported undocumented immigrants had some type of criminal record. But the government didn't break down how many of those people were in the country legally and how many were here illegally. (more...)
US Stocks Touch Record High on Monday US Stocks Touch Record High on Monday
- November 16, 2016

Financials and healthcare witnessed a surge in capital flows following Trump's victory, propelling the Dow Jones to its strongest weekly performance in nearly five years. Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer said at the Brookings Institution that USA capital market liquidity is mostly adequate but that "flash" events may happen more frequently (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/feds-fischer-says-flash-market-events-may-happen-more-often-2016-11-15). (more...)
Yesterday Healthcare Buzzer:Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited's (TEVA) Yesterday Healthcare Buzzer:Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited's (TEVA)
- November 16, 2016

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited, incorporated on February 13, 1944, is a global pharmaceutical company. APA quarterly performance is 16.08% while firm's price to sale ratio is 4.35 and price to book ratio is 3.46. The stock has a consensus analyst price target of $63.77for twelve month. The stock price demonstrated downbeat change from its 50 day moving average of 43.93 and had been down from its 200 Day Moving Average of 50.26. (more...)
Eurozone growth continues, but there are some worrying signs Eurozone growth continues, but there are some worrying signs
- November 16, 2016

Observers will look to a business confidence survey later in November for signs of how the economy will react to Trump's election as United States president, Unicredit's Rees noted. election victory were less optimistic about the future. It slowed to 0.2 percent quarter-on-quarter from second quarter's 0.4 percent and was below consensus projection of 0.3 percent. (more...)
Minority shareholders will be collateral damage in Cyrus Mistry-Tata Sons battle
- November 15, 2016

Indian Hotels Co (IHTL.NS), a Tata group company, said in a separate statement on Thursday it has called an extraordinary general meeting of shareholders to consider a resolution to remove Mistry as director. The Tata Group has been going through a pretty tough patch lately. Ltd (IHCL) expressed faith in Cyrus Mistry's leadership abilities as its chairman, another group company Tata Consultancy Services, replaced him as chairman. (more...)
Demonetization: RBI announces new steps to decrease cash crunch Demonetization: RBI announces new steps to decrease cash crunch
- November 15, 2016

Venkaiah Naidu and Coal and Power Minister Piyush Goyal. The government is targeting at increasing availability of cash in rural pockets through its network of Banking Correspondents and Post Offices. Mundra, Deputy Governor, Reserve Bank of India (RBI), to speed up the process of recalibration of these machines to dispense the new denomination notes. (more...)
Alibaba rakes in $12 bn at half-way mark on Singles' day
- November 15, 2016

Sales on Alibaba had surpassed 10 billion yuan (1.47 billion US dollars) in six minutes 58 seconds, nearly six minutes ahead of a year ago, the company said . Singles' Day falls between China's "golden week" and National Day and Chinese New Year, two other Chinese holidays known for shopping. Over the past seven years, Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. (more...)
Dr. Campbell: November is Diabetes Awareness Month
- November 15, 2016

This day was chosen because it coincides with Frederick Banting's birthday, the man who, along with Charles Best and John James Rickard Macleod, conceived the idea that led to the discovery of insulin in 1922. Relevant to your professional network? World Diabetes Day became an official United Nations Day in 2006 with the passage of United Nation Resolution 61/225. (more...)
Deportation fears grip immigrants after Trump's election
- November 14, 2016

It is also where advocates will have their best chance to present organized resistance to the president-elect's most extreme campaign promises. More than 1.7 million undocumented youngsters are now eligible for the program. Los Angeles Archbishop Jose H. Gomez led an interfaith prayer service Thursday night in which he reassured immigrants in the country illegally that the church would continue supporting them. (more...)
Obama hosts Trump at White House for first meeting after election
- November 14, 2016

During Obama's first term, Trump led a long public campaign against the legitimacy of his presidency by questioning whether Obama was born in the U.S. The first lady and Melania Trump discussed the experience raising children at the White House and being good parents, White House spokesman Josh Earnest told reporters later Thursday. (more...)
Trump might keep parts of Obamacare Trump might keep parts of Obamacare
- November 14, 2016

If you're going to replace Obamacare, you have to address those issues as well. But accomplishing that is easier said than done, according to health care policy experts. At CNN's GOP debate in February, Trump said he would get rid of Obamacare but maintain the provision that insurers must cover people with pre-existing conditions. (more...)
Night of calm follows mistrial in Cincinnati police shooting Night of calm follows mistrial in Cincinnati police shooting
- November 14, 2016

Hundreds of demonstrators later held a peaceful rally in the city's Washington Park to protest both the mistrial and the election of Donald Trump as president-one of several such rallies held in big US cities on Saturday. Officer Ray Tensing fatally shot Samuel DuBose, 43, during a traffic stop as DuBose started to drive off. Attorney Al Gerhardstein, who represents the DuBose family, told CNN affiliate WCPO-TV, "They're really upset and they certainly want another trial". (more...)
Protest peaceful after police shooting mistrial
- November 14, 2016

But prosecutors argued the shooting was purposeful and said body cam video proves the auto was not in motion when Tensing fired the fatal shot. Tensing testified he feared he was going to be killed. Tensing said DuBose began to drive away and that he was being dragged by DuBose's auto. "I remember thinking, 'Oh my God, he's going to run me over and he's going to kill me, '" Tensing said. (more...)
GameStop's Black Friday deals include discounts on PS4 and Xbox One bundles
- November 14, 2016

While supplies last, GameStop shoppers can pick up a PS4 Slim for $250, with two free games. Reports stated that the retailer will offer $50 discount on the original price of PS4 Slim. and Australia according to NPD Group and GfK Entertainment", Xbox's head of marketing Mike Nichols said in a statement. Moving on, the Minnesota-based retailer Target is reported to list the Xbox One S for $249.99 and will also provide its customers with a "Battlefield 1" or "Minecraft" bundle and a ... (more...)
Respectfully, Trump and Obama meet at the White House
- November 13, 2016

Obama said he had offered assistance to Trump over the next couple of months, and urged the country to unite to face its challenges. "It was a great honour being with you and I look forward to being with you many, many more times in the future", Trump said, with a tone of deference. (more...)
Circulation growth of Rs 500/1000 notes higher than economic growth: Das
- November 13, 2016

A government notification had earlier said that the old Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes can be used for making payments in government hospitals, pharmacies in government hospitals, at railway ticketing counters, ticket counters of government or public sector undertaking buses and airline ticketing counters at airports for purchase of tickets till November 11. (more...)
California, Massachusetts approve recreational marijuana California, Massachusetts approve recreational marijuana
- November 13, 2016

California voters approved a ballot measure Tuesday allowing recreationa. The C.D. Howe Institute, a prominent think-tank, has recommended the government consider pardoning people convicted of pot possession - and drop any outstanding charges - to free up much-needed resources for legalization. (more...)
Manchester United defender out for a month with broken toe
- November 13, 2016

If the injury is confirmed, it could be a source of embarrassment for manager Jose Mourinho , who questioned the bravery of Smalling and Luke Shaw for not playing with "a little pain". Perhaps Mourinho's public berating of Smalling was unwarranted now that the centre-half is legitimately injured, and will miss key matches against Arsenal , Feyenoord, West Ham United (both the league and EFL Cup quarter-final) and Everton. (more...)
Mamata Banerjee attacks PM Modi, calls demonetisation a 'big black scandal' Mamata Banerjee attacks PM Modi, calls demonetisation a 'big black scandal'
- November 13, 2016

This is an anti-people government, this is an anti-poor government. She visited around 50 ATMs in Kolkata along with many other public and private sector banks and found that people are complaining that there is no availability of Rs 50 and Rs 100 currency note. (more...)
ATMs to dispense new notes after 2-3 weeks: Jaitley ATMs to dispense new notes after 2-3 weeks: Jaitley
- November 13, 2016

SBI has reported 58 lakh transactions of involving exchange of old currency notes, 22 lakh ATM transactions and 33 lakh withdrawals from bank branches, Jaitley said. "We seized the currency from Shabbir Hussain, a trader based in Malkapur in Buldhana district of Maharashtra, during a screening at the checkpost", the SP said. (more...)
Mexico breaks down Trump's United States of America wall 2-1 in WC qualifier
- November 13, 2016

The U.S. had beaten Mexico four straight times by 2-0 scores in home qualifiers - all at Columbus - and the Americans had been 30-0-2 at home in qualifying since a 3-2 loss to Honduras at Washington's RFK Stadium in September 2001. "I celebrated this goal with all my heart; it's been a long time since I enjoyed a goal this much". Jesus Corona's effort was turned onto the post by Howard, who would later go off injured, before Vela's headed thudded off the crossbar. (more...)
White House gives up on passing the TPP White House gives up on passing the TPP
- November 13, 2016

White House press secretary Josh Earnest said Obama and McConnell spoke after the election about the agenda of the lame-duck session. The incoming administration also plans to team up with the Office of the U.S. Given the situation, Mexican Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo on Thursday said he intends to suggest revising the terms of the deal so that the remaining 11 countries can bring it into force without the U.S. (more...)
The Mexican peso is still getting slammed The Mexican peso is still getting slammed
- November 12, 2016

It had earlier traded down as much as 2 per cent. New Zealand's S&P/NZX 50 Index jumped 1.9 percent as the nation's central bank cut interest rates to a record low and said it has probably done enough to return inflation to target as the economy booms. (more...)
US Election 2016: Asia markets bounce back after Trump win
- November 12, 2016

The modest swings marked a reversal from earlier in the morning, when global stock markets roiled after it became clear that Trump had sealed the win over Hillary Clinton . "We believe the USA markets could still be caught off guard if the president-elect at some point stirs up concerns that the market had relegated to the future". (more...)
Houston Astros Interested In Trading For New York Yankees' Brian McCann Houston Astros Interested In Trading For New York Yankees' Brian McCann
- November 12, 2016

The reason it could make some sense for the Yankees? With the Yankees last season, McCann slashed.242/.335/.413 with 20 home runs and 58 RBI in 130 games played. That would make McCann an nearly flawless match. It doesn't hurt his salary, but he wants to be an everyday catcher and not just once or twice a week, he'll need to find a new team. (more...)