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Visa Makes Payment Easy in Asia Pacific With Click to Pay

Visa (V) extends its handy click-to-pay feature in the Asia Pacific to make payment checkout process a cakewalk for online shoppers.

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Canadian National Sets Multiple Records for Grain Movement

Canadian National (CNI) moves a record 8.15MMT of Canadian grain during second-quarter 2020.

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Saswata Sinha

Canadian National Sets Multiple Records for Grain Movement

Canadian National (CNI) moves a record 8.15MMT of Canadian grain during second-quarter 2020.

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US Manufacturing Index Revs Up in June: Here's What It Means

The latest report by ISM cheers up investors as manufacturing activities rebound in June. However, the recent spurt in coronavirus cases pose a significant headwind to the index's future gains.

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ServiceNow (NOW) Platform to Power Zoom's Latest Offering

ServiceNow's (NOW) AIOps and CSM offerings have been selected by Zoom to launch new service and deliver enhanced customer experience.

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Azul Posts Encouraging June Traffic and Load Factor Data

Azul's (AZUL) domestic load factor ascends 1.6 percentage points in June from May reading.

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Zillow Group (ZG) Expands Home Buying Amid Easing Lockdowns

Zillow Group (ZG) resumes home buying for Zillow Offers in five additional markets as the U.S. real estate market continues to display resilience.

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Zacks Equity Research

Allstate to Buy National General to Grow Personal Insurance

Allstate (ALL) inks a deal to acquire specialty personal line insurer National General Holdings for strengthening its market share in personal line insurance.

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CommScope Unveils Solution for High-Speed Wireless Network

CommScope's (COMM) product uses RUCKUS T610 outdoor access points and a telescopic mast to deliver carrier-grade Wi-Fi.

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Freeport (FCX) Shares Up 56% in 3 Months: What's Driving It?

Upbeat Q2 views, bright prospects from key growth projects and rising copper prices are driving Freeport's (FCX) shares.

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Viasat Deploys Premium Residential Internet Service in Brazil

Viasat (VSAT) deploys high-quality residential Internet connectivity services in Brazil by leveraging Telebras' SGDC-1 satellite bandwidth for a seamless networking infrastructure.

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AstraZeneca's Lynparza Gets EU Nod for Pancreatic Cancer

AstraZeneca (AZN) and Merck's Lynparza gets approval in the EU for treating patients with germline BRCA-mutated metastatic pancreatic cancer.

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Medtronic Launches User-Friendly Insulin Infusion Set in US

Medtronic's (MDT) MiniMed Mio Advance infusion set, is aimed at providing optimal user experience to insulin pump-using diabetic patients.

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Hartford Financial (HIG) Extends Auto Premium Payback Scheme

Hartford Financial (HIG) stretches its COVID-19 Personal Auto Payback Plan until June to support its auto customers.

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Barrick (GOLD) Stock Up 54% in 6 Months: What's Driving It?

Focus on major growth projects, debt-reduction and rising gold prices are driving Barrick's (GOLD) shares.

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American States Water's (AWR) Investments to Boost Portfolio

American States Water's (AWR) steadily expanding customer base and systematic investments augur well.

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Xcel Energy (XEL) Completes Phase One of Inspection Process

Xcel Energy (XEL) in partnership with eSmart Systems and EDM International announce culmination of the Phase One of the strategic inspection process.

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Is Walmart Gearing to Roll Out New Subscription Service?

Walmart (WMT) plans to launch a subscription-based program that will offer services like same-day delivery for $98 per year.

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ADTRAN Boosts Rural Broadband Connectivity With XGS-PON

ADTRAN (ADTN) teams with Alcorn County Electric Power Association to deploy best-in-class multi-gigabit broadband services with XGS-PON technology in rural Mississippi.

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TechnipFMC (FTI) Wins Major EPC Contract From Assiut in Egypt

The contract with Assiut emphasizes TechnipFMC's (FTI) close liaison with the Egyptian petroleum sector and further boosts its capacity in delivering complex projects within the African country.

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Petrobras Begins Decommissioning Campos Basin's P-12 Platform

Petrobras (PBR) is set to decommission the P-07 and P-15 platforms in the Campos Basin alongside the FPSO Piranema in the Sergipe-Alagoas Basin in 2020.

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Sejuti Banerjea

Sometimes, Valuation Is the Most Important Consideration

It pays to check the valuation before investing because it isn't always the best companies that have upside potential.

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Chandrima Sanyal

Ransomware Spreads Tentacles: 3 Cybersecurity Stocks to Watch (Revised)

Ransomware, being the most profitable malware, cannot be prevented by an antivirus alone. Here we pick three cybersecurity companies that gains from the rise in ransomware attacks.

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Maharathi Basu

Can Federal Loans Bring U.S. Airlines Back From the Brink?

Airlines including the likes of Delta Air Lines (DAL) and United Airlines (UAL) sign letters of intent regarding federal loans under the CARES Act.

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Biotech Stock Roundup: REGN Initiates Coronavirus Study, NVAX Surges & More

The biotech sector remains in focus with updates on coronavirus treatments and other pipeline updates.

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