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Will Vietnam become an emerging market in three years?

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The Vietnamese stock market has been listed by Morgan Stanley Capital International (MSCI) as a frontier market. Will it be upgraded into an emerging market in three or five years?

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US unemployment rate falls to 4.9% on solid job creation

person Orange Themes access_time Nov 04,2016

The US economy added a solid 161,000 jobs in October while the unemployment rate fell to 4.9 percent, according to Labor Department figures released Friday. In a show of steady momentum in the world's largest economy, the department revised upward

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person Orange Themes access_time May 31,2017

Bao Moi - Domestic airlines are planning to launch new routes and operate additional flights to meet growing demand during the peak summer travel season.

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Host Hotels reports 3Q results

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BETHESDA, Md. (AP) _ Host Hotels & Resorts Inc. (HST) on Wednesday reported a key measure of profitability in its third quarter. The results surpassed Wall Street expectations.

The real estate investment trust, based in Bethesda, Maryland, said it had funds from operations of $278 million, or 37 cents per share, in the period.

The average estimate of 10 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for funds from operations of 36 cents per share.

Funds from operations is a closely watched measure in the REIT industry. It takes net income and adds back items such as depreciation and amortization.

The company said it had net income of $107 million, or 14 cents per share.

The lodging real estate investment trust posted revenue of $1.3 billion in the period, which also beat Street forecasts. Seven analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $1.29 billion.

Host Hotels expects full-year funds from operations in the range of $1.64 to $1.66 per share.

The company's shares have fallen 0.5 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard & Poor's 500 index has climbed slightly more than 3 percent. The stock has decreased 13 percent in the last 12 months.


This story was generated by Automated Insights ( using data from Zacks Investment Research. Access a Zacks stock report on HST at


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