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Higher gas prices fuel January inflation surge

Countrywide, the CPI rose 2.1% on a year-over-year basis in January, following a 1.5% gain in December, driven mostly by fuel costs. A primary driver of the increase was gas, according to Statistics Canada, which was up 27.8 per cent from January 2016.

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ITV plc (ITV) Given Add Rating at Numis Securities Ltd

The average 1 year target price among analysts that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is GBX 2,120.20 ($26.42). The firm's market capitalization is GBX 6.06 billion. This represents a dividend yield of 1.82%. In other Park Group plc news, insider Gary Woods sold 104,826 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Friday, December 9th.

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Wins That Could Make History at the Oscars This Sunday

I personally prefer Affleck's quiet performance in " Manchester by the Sea ", but some off-screen issues may have turned voters off of voting for him. Some of the biggest names in music will perform their best song-nominated works Sunday. It's only competition is another song from the same movie, "Audition".

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Profits soar to £1.9bn at defence giant BAE Systems

The FTSE 100 fighter jets and submarines maker said it made a pretax profit of GBP1.15 billion in 2016, up from GBP1.09 billion a year prior. Chief executive Ian King said: "We are seeing encouraging signs of return to growth in budgets".

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Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) Closed the Last Trading Session with decrease of…

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of CMCSA. To take look on ration of tradable shares being shorted in market, float short ration was 1.44%, as compared to sentiment indicator; Short Ratio was 3.42.

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Huskers start slow in loss at MI

Michigan State (17-11, 9-6 Big Ten ) has won five of seven but likely still has work ahead to ensure a Big Ten-record 20th straight NCAA trip. The Spartans looked the part Thursday night, pushing the tempo and controlling the paint in their third-highest scoring game of the season.