Carbon capture offers a false hope that we can sustain our use of coal

3m smh.com.au
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announcing a joint project with Japan to develop and export hydrogen fuel made from brown coal in the Latrobe Valley.
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Japan’s top three mobile carriers to be asked to stop charging customers who switch providers

4h japantimes.co.jp
The communications ministry said it will ask Japan’s three top mobile communications carriers to stop charging customers for switching companies when their contracts expire.
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Trade Talk Tempers Asian Market Optimism

6h blog.invesco.us
Investors began 2018 with a generally optimistic view, but this euphoria faded by quarter-end as protectionism and talk of a US/China trade war became a key concern. Despite investor pessimism, we expect further volatility might create the opportunity to invest in high-quality Asian equities at lower valuations. (2-0)
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Flipkart could sale controlling stake to Walmart as early as next week

6h livemint
Mumbai: Walmart Inc could seal a deal to buy a more than 51% stake in Indian online marketplace Flipkart as early as next week, two sources familiar with the matter said on Friday. (2-0)
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UPDATE: Takeda Comes Back to the Table, Shire Acquisition Bid Continues to Twist and Turn

7h biospace
Takeda Pharmaceutical has come back to the bargaining table with a juicier bid for Shire. Yesterday, Takeda’s $60 billion-plus bid for Shire took an odd turn late yesterday when Dublin, Ireland-based Allergan was reported to be in talks with Shire as well. However, by the end of the day, Allergan had stated that it “does not intend to make an offer for Shire.” (5-0)
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LoU ban: Prabhu says to call bankers-exporters meet soon

8h moneycontrol
Following the ban on letter of undertakings by the Reserve Bank that has hurt credit flows to trade, commerce minister Suresh Prabhu today said he has called a bankers' meeting to iron out "impinging issues".
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REFILE-Rakuten weighs $1.8 bln bond issue to launch mobile service - Nikkei

2018-04-20 reuters
(Reuters) - Japanese e-commerce company Rakuten Inc will issue as much as 200 billion yen ($1.86 billion) to prepare for its entry into the country’s mobile phone service market, the Nikkei business daily reported on Thursday. (2-2)
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Japan Carbon Capture Site Shows Promise for Industrial Use

14h rigzone
TOMAKOMAI, Japan, April 19 (Reuters) - A test site in Japan for burying carbon dioxide (CO2) below the seabed off Hokkaido island is showing more promise than other carbon, capture and storage (CCS) projects by cutting costs and increasing efficiency, its developer says.
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Advantage Lithium And Orocobre Deliver Strong Explorations Results In March

15h seekingalpha
Joint Venture partners, Advantage Lithium and Orocobre delivered strong drill results in the month of March; Review of what has been announced. (4-0)
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Regions Financial's (RF) CEO Grayson Hall on Q1 2018 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

16h seekingalpha
Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF) Q1 2018 Results Earnings Conference Call April 20, 2018 11:00 AM ET (3-0)
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What's in Store for Japan ETFs

16h zacks
Japan’s inflation ticked down in March. Although economists say the slowdown does not indicate a reversal in trend, the reading is still far from the 2% target. The slowdown in March has introduced further uncertainty with regard to when the BOJ might achieve its target and clouded the central bank’s plans on exiting the easy monetary policies. (15-0)
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BRIEF-Konica Minolta's Sales For Year Ending March 2019 Will Likely Rise 9 Percent - Nikkei

17h reuters
* KONICA MINOLTA’S OPERATING PROFIT IS EXPECTED TO CLIMB ABOUT 20 PERCENT TO A LITTLE OVER 60 BILLION YEN THIS FISCAL YEAR - NIKKEI (2-0)
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Is Ambarella, Inc. All Hype or Is Its CV Chip All That?

19h investorplace
Even though the days of Ambarella Inc (NASDAQ:AMBA) trading at triple-digit price-earnings multiples are over, the company is still in the early days of a business transition. By pivoting away from supplying key parts to GoPro, Inc. (NASDAQ:GPRO) to designing the “computer vision” chip (or “CV1”) for the automotive computing market, Ambarella has the potential for explosive growth. It just needs patient shareholders to wait for CV1 to get in production. (134-0)
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Walmart could buy controlling stake in Flipkart as early as next week: sources

20h reuters
MUMBAI (Reuters) - Walmart Inc (WMT.N) could seal a deal to buy a more than 51 percent stake in Indian online marketplace Flipkart as early as next week, two sources familiar with the matter said on Friday. (2-0)
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Walmart could buy controlling stake in Flipkart as early as next week: sources

20h channelnewsasia
Walmart Inc could seal a deal to buy a more than 51 percent stake in Indian online marketplace Flipkart as early as next week, two sources familiar with the matter said on Friday. (2-0)
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Xerox, Fujifilm in talks to renegotiate deal - CNBC

21h reuters
April 20 (Reuters) - Xerox Corp and Fujifilm Holdings are in active talks to renegotiate a deal the two struck in January, CNBC reported, citing comments made by the companies’ lawyers at a court hearing on Thursday.
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Why is Earnings Beat Less Likely for Ameriprise (AMP) in Q1?

22h zacks
Ameriprise Financial, Inc. (AMP - Free Report) is scheduled to report first-quarter 2018 results on Apr 23, after the market closes. Its earnings and revenues in the quarter are expected to grow year over year. Last quarter, the company’s earnings surpassed the Zacks Consensus Estimate. Results benefited from an improvement in revenues. Also, growth in assets under management (AUM) and assets under administration (AUA) were on the positive side. (85-0)
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What's in Store for UBS Group (UBS) Stock in Q1 Earnings?

23h zacks
UBS Group AG (UBS - Free Report) is scheduled to report first-quarter 2018 results on Apr 27. Results might benefit from equity market rally and improved business sentiments during the quarter. However, a persistent low rate environment in the domestic economy is likely to weigh on the bank’s revenues. (4-0)
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New Strong Sell Stocks for April 20th

23h zacks
American Homes 4 Rent (AMH - Free Report) is a provider of single-family home rental services. The Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings has been revised 4.3% downward over the last 60 days. (93-0)
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Aflac (AFL) Q1 Earnings to Gain From Higher US Segment Sales

23h zacks
Aflac Inc. (AFL - Free Report) is scheduled to announce first-quarter 2018 results on Apr 25, after the closing bell. Its quarterly revenues and earnings are expected to improve year over year. (37-0)
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Nikkei ends 5-session winning streak on profit-taking

2018-04-20 japantimes.co.jp
The 225-issue Nikkei average snapped its five-session winning streak on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Friday, hurt by selling to lock in gains.
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Lockheed Martin to propose stealthy hybrid fighter jet for Japan

2018-04-20 cnbc
U.S. defense contractor Lockheed Martin plans to offer Japan a stealth fighter design based on its export-banned F-22 Raptor and advanced F-35 Lightning II aircraft, two sources said. (7-0)
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Arcturus Therapeutics Files Lawsuit Against Joseph E. Payne and His Associates for Violations of Federal Securities Laws

2018-04-20 globenewswire
SAN DIEGO, April 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Arcturus Therapeutics Ltd. (NASDAQ:ARCT), a leading RNA medicines company, initiated a lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Southern District of California on April 19, 2018 against former President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Joseph E. Payne, and his associates, including Bradley Sorenson, Peter Farrell and Andrew Sassine (collectively, with other unknown shareholders, the “Payne Group”), for multiple violations of federal disclosure and reporting rules under Section 13(d) of the Exchange Act and Regulation 13D. (18-0)
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Prudential’s Individual Annuities and Life Business

2018-04-20 marketrealist
Prudential Financial’s (PRU) individual annuities segment’s adjusted operating income rose by $119 million to $541 million in 4Q17 from $422 million in 4Q16. However, this amount includes the impact of significant items. If this impact is excluded, its operating income rose $103 million, boosted by policy fees. (69-0)
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Xerox Says CEO Had Authority on Fujifilm Deal Talks - WSJ

2018-04-20 wsj
Xerox Corp. XRX 0.20% defended its chief executive against accusations from one of its biggest investors Thursday, saying Jeff Jacobson had proper board authority to negotiate a deal with Fujifilm Holdings Inc., as the sides continued to brawl over the transaction.
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Still reason for optimism despite trade fears, says Panama Canal CEO

2018-04-20 japantimes.co.jp
Although a war of words over tariffs has intensified between China and the United States, there is still good reason to be optimistic about prospects for global trade, the administrator and CEO of the Panama Canal Authority said in an interview with The Japan Times on Wednesday.
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Chip Makers and Consumer-Goods Companies Weigh on Global Stocks - WSJ

2018-04-20 wsj
Global stocks extended losses on Friday after a weak session in the U.S., with chip makers and consumer-goods companies among the worst performers following disappointing earnings reports. (4-0)
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Exclusive: Lockheed Martin to propose stealthy hybrid of F-22 and F-35 for Japan - sources

2018-04-20 reuters
TOKYO (Reuters) - U.S. defense contractor Lockheed Martin Corp plans to offer Japan a stealth fighter design based on its export-banned F-22 Raptor and advanced F-35 Lightning II aircraft, two sources said. (61-0)
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Lockheed Martin to propose stealthy hybrid of F-22 and F-35 for Japan: Sources

2018-04-20 channelnewsasia
TOKYO: U.S. defense contractor Lockheed Martin Corp plans to offer Japan a stealth fighter design based on its export-banned F-22 Raptor and advanced F-35 Lightning II aircraft, two sources said. (61-0)
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Nikkei edges lower as tech sector sell-off weighs

2018-04-20 reuters
TOKYO, April 20 (Reuters) - Japan’s Nikkei share average edged lower on Friday morning as worries about slower smartphone demand hit technology shares, while financial stocks rallied thanks to higher U.S. yields. (2-0)
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Cafes offer students ‘virtual’ workday experiences

2018-04-20 japantimes.co.jp
Some cafes are offering college students simulated experiences of everyday life at work in a company, using virtual reality technology.
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Japanese companies see big things in small-scale industrial robots - Channel NewsAsia

2018-04-20 channelnewsasia
A two-armed robot in a Japanese factory carefully stacks rice balls in a box, which a worker carries off for shipment to convenience stores. At another food-packaging plant, a robot shakes pepper and powdered cheese over pasta that a person has just arranged in a container. (4-0)
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Japanese companies see big things in small-scale industrial robots

2018-04-20 reuters
TOKYO, April 20 (Reuters) - A two-armed robot in a Japanese factory carefully stacks rice balls in a box, which a worker carries off for shipment to convenience stores. At another food-packaging plant, a robot shakes pepper and powdered cheese over pasta that a person has just arranged in a container. (4-0)
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Chipmakers' Rout Widens After TSMC Ignites Smartphone Fears - Bloomberg

2018-04-20 bloomberg
Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. (369-0)
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Nikkei flat as tech sector losses offset financials rally

2018-04-20 reuters
TOKYO, April 20 (Reuters) - Japan’s Nikkei share average was flat in choppy trade on Friday morning as worries about slower smartphone demand hit technology shares, while financial stocks rallied helped by higher U.S. yields. (2-0)
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Asian markets sink, with chip makers leading declines - MarketWatch

2018-04-20 marketwatch
Asia-Pacific stock markets traded lower Friday after two days of broad gains, with technology stocks leading the way following a downbeat outlook from Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (2-0)
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Hokkaido carbon capture site shows promise for industrial use

2018-04-20 japantimes.co.jp
TOMAKOMAI, HOKKAIDO – A test site in Japan for burying carbon dioxide (CO2) below the seabed off Hokkaido is showing more promise than other carbon, capture and storage (CCS) projects by cutting costs and increasing efficiency, its developer says.
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This Disillusioned Banker Quit Barclays to Invest His Own Way - Bloomberg

2018-04-20 bloomberg
Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. (32-0)
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What Lies Ahead for Prudential Financial?

2018-04-19 marketrealist
Prudential Financial (PRU) has a positive outlook for its 2017 results. Despite being impacted by expenses in 4Q17, the company still has strong fundamentals. Wall Street analysts’ high and low EPS (earnings per share) estimates for Prudential are $3.10 and $2.61, respectively, for 1Q18. Their average estimate of $2.97 implies a quarter-over-quarter and year-over-year rise. (69-0)
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Chapter Meetings | Greater Indiana

2018-04-19 chapters.onefpa.org
DUE TO THE PER PERSON COST ALL LAPSED OR DROPPED MEMBERS, ALL GUESTS, SCHOOL ADVISORS and NON-MEMBER STUDENTS WILL BE CHARGED $125 TO ATTEND. PAYMENT MUST BE RECEIVED ONE WEEK PRIOR TO THE MEETING DATE.
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Bank of New York Mellon Corp's (BK) CEO Charles Scharf on Q1 2018 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

2018-04-19 seekingalpha
The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (NYSE:BK) Q1 2018 Earnings Conference Call April 19, 2018 8:00 AM ET (34-0)
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Forget Rising Interest Rates, Banks Are Still Loving Solar Power - Bloomberg

2018-04-19 bloomberg
Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. (3-0)
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California agency probing Tesla on occupational safety

2018-04-19 bworldonline
TESLA, INC. is being probed by a California agency for occupational safety after a report that the electric car maker failed to disclose serious injuries at a Fremont factory. (6-0)
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Nissan Canada celebrates Earth Day by examining EVs' impact on the world we drive in

2018-04-19 marketwired
If 10 per cent of Canadians switched to an electric vehicle, the average annual CO2 emissions saved would be over 11-million metric tons(1)
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Boston Private Financial Holdings' (BPFH) CEO Clay Deutsch on Q1 2018 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

2018-04-19 seekingalpha
Boston Private Financial Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:BPFH) Q1 2018 Earnings Conference Call April 19, 2018 8:00 AM ET (7-0)
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Banks Kick Off Q1 With Blowout Earnings: 5 Top Picks

2018-04-19 zacks
Earnings of the biggest U.S. banks vaulted to the highest level in the first quarter after 2007 on corporate tax cuts. Without the tax overhaul, The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (GS - Free Report) and Wells Fargo & Company’s (WFC - Free Report) earnings would have shrunk, while Citigroup Inc. (C - Free Report) , Bank of America Corporation (BAC - Free Report) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM - Free Report) would see tepid growth. (290-0)
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AIG to transfer European business to new UK, Luxembourg units

2018-04-19 reuters
(Reuters) - American International Group Inc (AIG.N) said it has formed two new entities in Luxembourg and the UK to ensure little disruption to the company’s insurance coverage in Europe when Britain exits the European Union. (64-0)
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Japan's Economy, Exports Likely to Pick Up: 5 Stocks to Buy

2018-04-19 zacks
President Donald Trump and Japan’s prime minister Shinzo Abe on Wednesday agreed to start a fresh dialogue and establish a new framework for trade and investment between the two countries. The trade talks are aimed at balancing United States’ trade deficit with Japan. Trump has been critical of Japan in recent times, describing the terms of trade between them as “not fair” because of the huge trade deficit with that country. (38-0)
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Auto Stock Roundup: China to Scrap Limit on Foreign Auto JVs, GM to Cut Jobs

2018-04-19 zacks
Somewhat easing the tension of a trade war, China announced that it will erase the limit on foreign ownership of domestic auto ventures. This will assist foreign automakers to own factories in the country. Notably, this restriction has been in place since 1994, which limits foreign carmakers to own not more than 50% share of any local establishment. China will lift foreign ownership limit for the wider car market by 2022. (46-0)
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CSX Corporation (CSX) Catches Eye: Stock Jumps 7.9%

2018-04-19 zacks
CSX Corporation (CSX - Free Report) was a big mover last session, as the company saw its shares rise almost 8% on the day. The move came on solid volume too with far more shares changing hands than in a normal session. This stock, trading within a volatile range of $54.27-$56.97 in the past one-month time frame, showed a sharp increase yesterday. The move came after the company reported solid first-quarter 2018 results. (10-0)
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