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The agency also says the state's total labor force has decreased over the year. Alachua County in September saw a stagnant unemployment rate of 4.4 percent, the same as it was in August and in September 2015. Additionally, the BLS does not count non-job seeking unemployed individuals in the overall rate. In the third quarter of 2016 (July through September), women gained 65 percent (372,000 jobs) and men gained 35 percent (203,000 jobs) of all jobs added (575,000 jobs) in quarter three.
  • Wells Fargo CEO's departure not enough for California Treasurer

    Wells Fargo CEO's departure not enough for California Treasurer

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    While Stumpf had previously forfeited $41 million in unvested equity, he still owns shares vested in previous years. He will reportedly not receive any severance from the company. He said Mr. Stumpf's decision was "the best thing for the company.to pivot in a new direction" and that Mr. Stumpf had said he was "becoming a bit of a distraction".
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    That scenario has been signalled by the prime minister, Theresa May, though she has vowed to secure " maximum possible access " to European Union markets. Experts believed that the latest depreciation in the pound was triggered by concerns on the world market that the United Kingdom would opt for a "hard" Brexit, meaning it would choose full control of its borders over access to the common European market.
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    Meanwhile, some Syrian rebels in and around Aleppo, feeling burned by Washington, are drawing closer to the Nusra Front, Al-Qaeda's powerful affiliate in the country. Global aid groups and United Nations agencies have appealed for a halt to the violence to allow aid into the besieged territory. In a sign of rapidly deteriorating US-Russia ties, Russian President Vladimir Putin passed an order suspending an agreement with the United States - signed in 2000 by then secretary of state Hillary ...
  • Wells Fargo CEO is out as bank grapples with sales scandal

    Wells Fargo CEO is out as bank grapples with sales scandal

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    So Stumpf might not mind stepping away from the ongoing scandal, with Wells Fargo President and Chief Operating Officer Tim Sloan tapped by the board of directors to succeed him as CEO. The bank responded by firing more than 5,000 employees involved in the scheme and pledged to end sales goals for employees beginning in 2017. Wells Fargo has been hammered in recent weeks by critics who say the bank unfairly took advantage of customers to meet sales targets.
  • Galaxy Note 7 exchange now possible with any carrier phone in US

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    It seems that other U.S. carriers have made the same decision, with some said to even stop sales of Samsung's latest flagship. The US's other major carriers - including Verizon, T-Mobile, and Sprint - already allow customers to return or exchange their Galaxy Note 7 for another device entirely, but they haven't yet gone as far as what AT&T is considering, and still sell the controversial Samsung phone.
  • Sonia condoles death of Thailand King

    Sonia condoles death of Thailand King

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    Obama says the king leaves behind a legacy of care for the Thai people that future generations will cherish. Prayuth said Prince Vajiralongkorn wanted to grieve with the people and leave the formal succession until later, when the president of parliament will invite him to ascend the throne.
  • Hillary Clinton's campaign builds a bot that sends you Donald Trump quotes

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    From Friday, when the story broke, through Tuesday, Trump went from trailing Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton in the RealClearPolitics two-way polling average by 4.7 points to 6.5 points. They're gone. And not only deleted folks, she bleached-which somebody said they had never even heard of-in a very expensive fashion, used chemicals so nobody will ever be able to see 'em.
  • Exxonmobil Investment Management Inc Tx Lowers stake in Delta Air Lines (DAL)

    Exxonmobil Investment Management Inc Tx Lowers stake in Delta Air Lines (DAL)

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    The Company now has ROA (Return on Assets) of 16.9 percent, Return on Equity (ROE) of 23.5 Percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of 18.7% with Gross margin of 48.4 percent and Operating & Profit margin of 37.8% and 33.9% respectively. For the next twelve months, the average of individual price target estimates submitted by covering sell-side analyst is $7.09. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.
  • New measures for NSW greyhounds

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    The inquiry followed an exposé into live baiting by ABC's Four Corners program. Despite relentlessly stating over the past three months that he stood by his decision to outlaw the sport within the state as of July 1, 2017, Baird took to the stage alongside Deputy Premier Troy Grant to concede the government had made a mistake.
  • 'Flash Crash' Hits Sterling; Dollar Falls On Jobs Data

    'Flash Crash' Hits Sterling; Dollar Falls On Jobs Data

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    Against the single currency, the pound is now considerably below the level it reached in during the freak episode overnight, where it hit a low of €1.1031 in the first minutes of trading in the Asian markets. More importantly, 13.30 sees September's Nonfarm payrolls release from the USA, expected to show the addition of around 170,000 jobs. At 156,000 new U.S.jobs for the month of September, the headline number was softer than the market forecast , but strong enough to keep the Federal ...
  • India central bank's new management cuts rates

    India central bank's new management cuts rates

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    MPC has three members each from the government and the Reserve Bank. While inflation slowed to 5.9 percent in August, the first time this year the rate fell below 6 percent, the central bank said it will move above the upper end of the target range again from September until the three months through June next year and won't subside below 5.4 percent in any quarter until the end of 2018.
  • Petrol, diesel price raised on hike in dealers' commission

    Petrol, diesel price raised on hike in dealers' commission

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    Diesel prices too have been increased by Rs 0.10 per litre in Delhi. The increase will marginally vary in other states due to difference in tax rates. The price change would come into effect from midnight of 4th October / 5th October 2016. The Institute said on Monday, 3 October, that the average price for petrol and diesel is GHS3.621 and GHS3.604, respectively.
  • IMF reduces its forecast for US economic growth this year

    IMF reduces its forecast for US economic growth this year

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    The report sets the stage for a gathering of the world's finance ministers and central bankers at the semiannual IMF/World Bank meetings in Washington , where officials will urge each other to fine-tune their economic policies to revive feeble growth prospects.
  • Trump losses may mean he didn't pay taxes for years

    Trump losses may mean he didn't pay taxes for years

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    The notice informed the charity that it had engaged in fundraising activities that were not permitted under the law because it had not been registered with state authorities. "But I'm working for you now , not Trump". Seizing an opportunity he missed on the debate stage last week, Trump went after Clinton's commitment to fighting cybersecurity threats and pointed to her use of a private, email server when she served as secretary of state.
  • Trump campaign defiant as tax questions swirl

    Trump campaign defiant as tax questions swirl

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    She leads 42 percent to Trump's 35 percent - up from a Wason Center poll released September 26, in which Clinton had 39 percent to Trump's 33 percent. The latest polls show Clinton starting to regain the lead after she was in a deadheat with Trump on the eve of the first debate. Trump also slammed the recently leaked audio from Clinton discussing former presidential candidate Sen.
  • Deutsche Bank Share Prices Swing over Fears of Financial Health

    Deutsche Bank Share Prices Swing over Fears of Financial Health

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    Financial stocks were bouncing back Friday following a big drop a day earlier as worries eased over the outlook for Deutsche Bank , Germany's biggest lender. The news bolstered shares of United States banks especially, after the German's bank's troubles had threatened to spill over into the financial system more broadly.
  • Fed Leaves Rates Unchanged as 3 Members Dissent

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    The Fed's policymaking committee announced at 6am New Zealand time that it was keeping its key overnight lending rate to a range of 0.25 to 0.5 percent. This is compared with the projections made in June, when the median path for the federal fund rate had been revised down 1/4 to 1/2 percentage point.
  • Japan Rises on Relief over Deutsche Bank

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    Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group gained 6.10 yen, or 1.2 percent, to 511.20 yen and Resona Holdings increased 5.90 yen, or 1.4 percent, to 428.20 yen. USA markets were also in a subdued mood, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average (Dow Jones Global Indexes:.DJITR), off 60 points or 0.3 percent, and the broader S&P500 (^SPXPM) down 0.34 percent in mid-morning trading.
  • UK Treasury chief warns of turbulence amid Brexit talks

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    Philip Hammond told the BBC on Monday that Britain will face a couple of years - or longer - of uncertainty as Britain goes through the process of leaving the 28-nation trading bloc. "The drop in the value of the pound this morning reflects investors' concerns". The fall came despite Purchasing Managers' Index data showing British factories had their best month in over two years in September.