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May 19, 2016

The Guardian | Business | Energy Industry - May 20, 2016: Energy Schemes to Add 100 BP to UK Household Bills Within Five Years by Terry Macalister

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Terry Macalister
 
Households will be paying £100 more for their annual bills within five years to fund four government policies designed to keep the lights on and support low-carbon electricity, according to a review.

WSJ | Forex Closing on May 19, 2016.

The Wall Street Journal Forex Closing
Major Currencies
Thursday, May 19, 2016

WSJ | Major Indexes Closing - May 19, 2016.

The Wall Street Journal Major Indexes Closing
Major Indexes 5:45 p.m. EDT 05/19/16

DealBook P.M. Edition - May 19, 2016: High-Rolling Sports Gambler and a Former Dean Foods Chairman Charged With Insider Trading.

Thursday, May 19, 2016
TOP STORY
Preet Bharara, United States attorney in Manhattan, has led a sweeping crackdown on insider trading over the years.
High-Rolling Sports Gambler and a Former Dean Foods Chairman Charged With Insider Trading The charges against William T. Walters and Thomas C. Davis represent one of the most notable insider trading cases since an appellate court overturned two prominent convictions.

WSJ | Biggest Decliners Closing on May 19, 2016.

The Wall Street Journal Biggest Decliners Closing
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4:46 pm ET 05/19/2016
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WSJ | Most Actives Closing on May 19, 2016.

The Wall Street Journal Most Actives Closing
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4:31 pm ET 05/19/2016
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WSJ | Biggest Gainers Closing on May 19, 2016.

The Wall Street Journal Biggest Gainers Closing
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4:31 pm ET 05/19/2016
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FRB Notification - May 19, 2016: Federal Reserve announces results of offering of seven-day term deposits on May 19.

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Press Release

On May 19, 2016, the Federal Reserve conducted a floating-rate offering of term deposits through its Term Deposit Facility. The operation offered seven-day term deposits with the rate set equal to the sum of the interest rate paid on excess reserves plus a fixed spread of 1 basis point.

Wall Street at Close Report by CNBC on May 19, 2016: Stocks Close Lower Amid Rate Hike Concerns.

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Evelyn Cheng
U.S. stocks closed lower Thursday after comments from New York Fed President William Dudley and the latest Fed minutes increased prospects of a rate hike as soon as June.

Federal Reserve Bank of New York Org. - Agency MBS Transaction Summary Update

Agency MBS Transaction Summary
Gross purchases from May 12 through May 18, 2016: $7,546 million
Sales (dollar rolls) from May 12 through May 18, 2016: $0 million
Net purchases from May 12 through May 18, 2016: $7,546 million

CMI Spot Prices at Close Report on May 19, 2016.

Spot Prices as of traditional New York closing times

Thursday, May 19, 2016


NYT | Opinion Pages - May 19, 2016: The Saga of my Rape Kit by Emily Winslow.

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Emily Winslow
Rebecca Clarke
Cambridge, England — MY rape kit was created on the evening of Sunday, Jan. 12, 1992, at Magee-Womens Hospital in Pittsburgh. Tiny pieces of evidence were swabbed, plucked and combed from me:

RT | UK - May 19, 2016: Bosses Paid Too Much, Says Bank of England Economist


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Enormous pay packets enjoyed by Britain’s biggest capitalists are holding back economic growth in the UK, a chief economist at the Bank of England (BoE) has claimed.

SEC Press Release - May 19, 2016: SEC Annaounces Insider Trading Charges in Case Involving Sports Gamblers and Board Member.

 SEC Seal

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced insider trading charges against a professional sports gambler who allegedly made $40 million based on illegal stock tips from a corporate insider who owed him money.

The Guardian | Opinion | Michael Moore Opinion - May 19, 2016: The World Can Be a Source of Hope, Not of Needless Military Invasions, by Owen Jones.

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Owen Jones
There is little evidence of any enthusiasm for the way our society is run. Polling is persistently clear: most object to utilities such as rail and energy being run for profit rather than in public ownership; most believe in significantly higher tax rates for the rich; and there is popular support for improving workers’ rights.

The Washington Post Wonkblog - May 19, 2016: Why Bernie Sanders May Have Picked the Wrong Year for a Revolution.

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Maybe the revolution got started just a little too late.

Bits | The Business of Technology - May 19, 2016: Silicon's Valley's Artificial Intelligence Marathon Is On.

Thursday, May 19, 2016

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Thursday, May 19, 2016

Daily Report
Silicon Valley’s Artificial Intelligence Marathon Is On | Artificial intelligence. Chatbots. Messaging. Sound familiar?

European Markets at Close Report by CNBC on May 19, 2016: European Stocks Close Lower on Fed Jitters; FTSE Down 1.7%

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Arjun Kharpal, Holly Ellyatt
 
European stocks finished lower in Thursday as markets around the world digested the latest minutes from the U.S. Federal Reserve.

FRB Notification - May 19, 2016: Vice Chairman Stanley Fisher Speech.

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United States International Trade Commission News Releases Update - May 19, 2016: USITC Institutes Section 337 Investigation of Certain Air Mattress Bed Systems and Components Thereof

U.S. Stock Market Future Indications Update - May 19, 2016: U.S. Stock Futures Pare Losses as Wall-Mart, Cisco Results Offset Hawkish Fed.

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Victor Reklaitis
 
U.S. stock futures edged lower Thursday, as analysts blamed the dip on an interest-rate rise from the Federal Reserve looking more likely.

Bloomberg Politics - May 19, 2016: Trump's Dodd-Frank Plan Will Be Early Test of Republican Unity.

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Billy House and  Kevin Cirilli
 
Donald Trump says he’ll deliver a plan in the next two weeks to rewrite the Dodd-Frank law. Around the same time, House Financial Services Chairman Jeb Hensarling is promising to make his own proposal.

NYT First Draft on Politics - May 19, 2016: As Democrats Fight, Donald Trump Enjoys the Show by Maggie Haberman.


Thursday, May 19, 2016

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The New York Times

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Supporters of Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont voiced frustration at the Nevada State Democratic Party’s convention in Las Vegas on Saturday.
Supporters of Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont voiced frustration at the Nevada State Democratic Party’s convention in Las Vegas on Saturday. Chase Stevens/Las Vegas Review-Journal, via Associated Press
As Democrats Fight, Donald Trump Enjoys the Show
By MAGGIE HABERMAN

DealBook Today's Top Headlines - May 19, 2016: Bayer Offers to Buy Monsanto | Sandy Weill's Wine Country Retirement | Exodus Continues at Credit Suisse

 
Thursday, May 19, 2016
TODAY'S TOP HEADLINES
By AMIE TSANG
BAYER OFFERS TO BUY MONSANTO Monsanto said on Wednesday that it had received a takeover bid from Bayer of Germany, Michael J. de la Merced reported in DealBook.

The Guardian | World | Refugees - May 19, 2016: Chinese, Germans and Britons Most Welcoming to Refugees, Says Report.

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Ben Doherty
 
The people of China, Germany and the UK are the most welcoming to refugees in the world, according to an Amnesty International survey on attitudes towards those fleeing war and persecution.

The Guardian | World | Americas | Canada - May 19, 2016: Justin Trudeau Apologizes for Elbowing Opposition MP in Canada's Parliament.

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Ashifa Kassam
 
Justin Trudeau, Canada’s prime minister, apologised in parliament on Wednesday after he was accused of “manhandling” one member of parliament and elbowing another, in conduct that sparked an uproar in Canada’s normally staid parliament.

Bloomberg View - May 19, 2016: Leaving Europe Is a Risk the UK Shouldn't Take, by Michael R. Bloomberg.

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Michael R. Bloomberg:
The British electorate does not need Americans to tell them how to vote in the June 23 referendum, and I wouldn’t dare try. I have always had great admiration for the British people -- and great respect for the country’s democratic traditions. But from across the Atlantic, we Yanks are watching the campaign closely -- and many of us who have deep personal and business ties to the U.K. can’t help but take a close interest.

U.S. Stock Market Future Indications by MarketWatch on May 19, 2016: U.S. Stock Market Futures Drop as Investors Stay Wary After Hawkish Fed Signals.

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Victor Reklaitis
 
U.S. stock futures lost ground Thursday, as analysts blamed the drop on an interest-rate rise from the Federal Reserve looking more likely.

Asian Markets at Close Report by MarketWatch on May 19, 2016: Asian Markets Slide as Fed News Turns Investors Wary

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Dominique Fong 
 
Shares in Asia slid in lackluster trading over worries U.S. interest rates will rise earlier than expected.

The Guardian | UK | Media | Media Briefing - May 19, 2016: Today's Media Stories From the Papers.

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Top story on MediaGuardian

Radio 1’s Nick Grimshaw hits new audience low, but Chris Evans is sunny side up
Nick Grimshaw attracts 5.4 million listeners, while 9.7 million tune in to Radio 2’s Chris Evans in breakfast show scramble

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ITV News poised to appoint Noreena Hertz to economics editor role
Academic and Warner Music board member said to be finalising deal with ITV as it plans more analysis for News at Ten

Today’s headlines

The Guardian
News bulletins still failing on gender balance. P7
ITV News poised to appoint Noreena Hertz to economics editor role. P14
Robin Wright says she had to fight for equal pay on House of Cards. P18
Daily TelegraphITV News poised to appoint ‘leftwing’ Noreena Hertz to economics editor role. P1,11
The Archers abuse storyline fails to halt decline in Radio 4 listeners. P2
Robin Wright says she had to fight for equal pay on House of Cards. P14
Facebook chief tries to smooth over bias row with US right. P14
Financial Times
EU threat to force Netflix and Amazon to observe 20% European content rule. P1
Ipso rebukes the Sun for ‘Queen backs Brexit’ headline. P4
The Times
Charities spent £123m on TV ads last year. P2
BBC’s War and Peace causes controversy in Russia. P3
Robin Wright says she had to fight for equal pay on House of Cards. P3
Radio 4’s Today suffers dip in audience. P12
Johnston Press plans asset sales amid advertising slump. P44
iPage 3 profile: Eastenders landlady Peggy Mitchell. P3
‘Queen backs Brexit’ headline misleading, watchdog tells Sun. P5
How Robin Wright won fight for equal pay on House of Cards. P15
Chris Evans pulls in nearly 10 million breakfast listeners. P17
Wall Street Journal
Interview with Top Gear’s Matt LeBlanc. A9
Daily Mail
TV licence fee dodgers should be fined more if they have Sky, says Sentencing Council. P7
The Archers abuse storyline fails to halt decline in Radio 4 listeners. P21
Daily ExpressCall for investigation into MPs’ ‘affairs’ with journalist. P2
8 million see Peggy Mitchell die in EastEnders. P10
Health riddle as Benidorm’s Tim Healy quits new show. P22
The Sun
Roy Greenslade backs Sun’s ‘Queen backs Brexit’ headline. P2
Nick Grimshaw’s Radio 1 show slumps to its lowest ever ratings. P5
Tony Blackburn: I was sacked by the BBC for telling the truth. P11
Gary Lineker’s son gets assistant producer credit on BBC documentary. P37
Daily MirrorRadio 2 DJs Ken Bruce and Jeremy Vine boost their audiences. P4
Simon Cowell to take a pay cut with new ITV deal. P23
Holly Willoughby to host new dating show. P23
Freeview launches a phone line for customers to talk about TV shows. P25
Daily StarBig Brother to get it’s biggest revamp ever. P6
Campaigners blast BBC over Peggy Mitchell suicide. P7
A king-sized Stig revealed at BBC to mark Top Gear relaunch. P18
BBC commission a new daytime cookery show. P22
Giles Coren set to front a new primetime TV quiz. P22

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The Guardian | Money | Pensions - May 19, 2016 (00:01 BST): Bank of England's Chief Economist Calls for More Simple Pension System.

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Over-complex pensions are harming the UK economy and reinforcing mistrust of the financial sector, the Bank of England’s chief economist has warned, as he admitted even he was unable to make the “remotest sense” of them.

The Guardian | World | Africa | Egypt: EgyptAir Flight MS 804 Disappears Fromm Radar betweenm Paris and Cairo - Live Updates.