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Mathews back as Lanka's short-form captain


The shift in captaincy comes in less than two months after Thisara Perera was named as Sri Lanka's skipper for the ODI and T20I matches against India in November 2017, replacing Upul Tharanga. "I've also known Hathu aiya for a long time and I know how he operates". If I turn my back in the hour of need I'll not have done right by cricket, " cricinfo quoted him saying. Read More »

Microsoft and Qualcomm partner to boost Cortana adoption


In total, there are quite a few announcements here: the Qualcomm Smart Audio far-field reference platform that is now qualified for Alexa; Smart Audio Platform support for Android Things; the Google Assistant and Google Cast for audio; and the new Qualcomm Home Hub platforms (which comes in two different flavors) with support for Android Things; and Microsoft Cortana support. Read More »

Govt to review FDI policy today ahead of Davos meet


The decisions, says government, are aimed to "liberalise and simplify the FDI policy so as to provide ease of doing business in the country" which in turn "will lead to larger FDI inflows" contributing to growth in investment, income and employment. Read More »

'Shambolic': Commuter anger as Sydney rail delays continue


Train travellers and commuters to and from the Central Coast were among the biggest sufferers of the train chaos that hit the greater Sydney train network Tuesday. Some train stations were full to overflowing, with commuters journeys delayed by several hours in some cases. With many people heading back to work for the first time this week after the holidays, thousands have been left stranded as some trains are not stopping at usual stations and may change "at short notice", according to ... Read More »

Indian economy has enormous growth potential, says World Bank


Since June, the World Bank has upgraded almost all of its forecasts, with global economic growth now expected to rise to 3.0 per cent for 2017, three-tenths of a point higher than the prior estimate. While Kose did not specifically name the United States, President Donald Trump has taken a very aggressive stance on trade policy. The bank pared its 2018 forecast for India to 7.3 percent, down 0.2 point from June. Read More »

Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK), Momo Inc. (MOMO)

Proshare Advisors Llc who had been investing in United Rentals Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $14.60 billion market cap company. Chilton Inv Commerce owns 11,515 shares. Gabelli Funds Ltd Liability Corporation accumulated 950,051 shares. The company has a market cap of $154.69 Billion. Read More »

Anushka Sharma's Pari to release during Holi


Anushka has always been an actress who challenges herself, and this will surely be another role of her that the audience is going to remember. In a blue background, putting up no smile on her face, Anushka looks haunting in the poster of the movie. Read More »

Dems quiz Trump HHS nominee on drug pricing


Ron Wyden of OR, the panel's top Democrat, who highlighted splashy charts that showed plainly that the prices for an osteoporosis drug, Forteo, and an attention deficit hyperactivity disorder drug, Strattera, had doubled during Azar's tenure at Lilly. Read More »

Ford lays down specs of the 2018 F-150 Diesel


Also for 2018, an all-new 3.3-liter EcoBoost V-6 enhances the engine lineup, which includes a 3.5-liter EcoBoost V-6, the Raptor's High-Output 3.5-liter EcoBoost and the 5.0-liter V-8. Some simple math using current national average prices for regular unleaded and diesel fuel suggests that unladen highway driving in a 30-mpg Power Stroke could pay back the $2,400 premium over the equally tow-capable 3.5-liter EcoBoost in as little as 21-25,000 miles (based on that engine's 21-25-mpg highway ... Read More »

Fisker unveils Emotion Electric sedan with butterfly doors


The manufacturer didn't note the EMotions 0-60 time (potentially due to the machine's inevitably heavy weight due to the amount of energy storage used to power the auto for 400 miles); however, it did mention that the vehicle's top speed will be around an estimated 161-miles per hour. Read More »

Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC), Chico's FAS Inc. (CHS)


Jarislowsky Fraser Ltd increased Unilever Plc Adr (UL) stake by 78.22% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Wealthfront Inc. now owns 77,055 shares of the oil and gas producer's stock worth $913,000 after purchasing an additional 58,536 shares during the last quarter. Read More »

Toyota is bringing Alexa to select vehicles this year


Alexa integration into Toyota and Lexus infotainment systems will allow driver and passengers to ask for directions, control entertainment, queue news, control the smart home, and access other Alexa skills available through Amazon's marketplace. Read More »

Kodak shares jump as company announces KODAKCoin cryptocurrency


Embracing the relatively new phenomenon of digital currencies and blockchain has become a sure-fire and controversial way for companies to remake their images - and boost their share prices. "These technologies give the photography community an innovative and easy way to do just that". However, Kodak framed the move as being about more than profiting off a buzzword. Read More »

Discovery Communications Headquarters To Leave Maryland

Discovery Communications made a big announcement - saying it will be moving its National Operations Headquarters to Knoxville once it finalizes its $14.6 billion purchase of Scripps Networks. It is expected to sell its Silver Spring building at One Discovery Place, where it occupies 545,000 square feet, in late 2019. The Knoxville campus houses the major Scripps brands and creative digital teams along with corporate functions. Read More »

Analysts See $0.30 EPS for Duke Realty Corporation (DRE)

It has outperformed by 164.19% the S&P500. On average, equities research analysts predict that Realty Income Corp will post $1.24 EPS for the current year. Autus Asset Management Ltd Llc has invested 0.39% in Pepsico, Inc. Jpmorgan Chase & stated it has 0.02% of its portfolio in SL Green Realty Corp. Since August 2, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 insider sale for $866,100 activity. Read More »

Ban on plastic microbeads comes into force in the UK


The landmark step will stop manufacturers of cosmetics and personal care products from adding the tiny pieces of plastic to rinse-off products such as face scrubs , toothpastes and shower gels . But environmental groups said that the microbeads in the exempted products were just as damaging to marine life and should also be banned. Microbeads so small in size, huge in the problem they create for our oceans. Read More »

Starbucks rolls out lighter Blonde Espresso nationwide


Starbucks® Blonde Espresso is also available in pods for the Verismo® System by Starbucks and, joins Starbucks portfolio of lighter roast offerings including Starbucks® Blonde Roast coffees, which were introduced as whole bean packaged coffee and brewed options in 2012. Read More »

Applied Materials (AMAT) Receives Media Impact Score of 0.19

The company was upgraded on Wednesday, September 2 by S&P Research. The firm has "Outperform" rating given on Friday, August 18 by Credit Suisse. Applied Matls Inc (Put) now has $57.68 billion valuation. Atlas Browninc reported 0.05% in BlackRock, Inc. 348,477 are held by Cap Intll Ltd Ca. Mufg Americas Holdg Corporation invested 0% in OvaScience, Inc. Read More »

JP Morgan's Dimon regrets calling bitcoin a 'fraud'


In September, Dimon called bitcoin a fraud. Exchange operators such as CME Group Inc. and Cboe Global Markets Inc opened their platforms to allow bitcoin futures trading, while Square Inc. Initial coin offerings, however, "you have to look at individually", he said in the interview. Congress passed a sweeping overhaul of the USA tax system in December, aiming to create a more attractive environment for business by shifting to a territorial system and reducing the corporate tax ... Read More »

Jeff Bezos now richest person in history


Bezos surpassed Microsoft founder Bill Gates to gain the title of richest person in history. According to Bloomberg's billionaire tracker , Amazon's net worth reached $105.1 billion on Monday courtesy of a 6.6 percent rise in shares. Read More »

Less Than 1% Of Android Devices Run Android 8 Oreo


In the first of half of every month, Google releases latest Android distribution numbers which reveals details about the total share of different versions of Android in the market. But at this rate, many months will pass before it even arrives at 10 percent. That edged out the 26.3% combined share owned by Android 7.0 (21.1%) and Android 7.1 (5.2%). Read More »

Country Trust Bank Raises Stake in Walt Disney Co (DIS)

The stock has a market cap of $168,580.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 19.65, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.38 and a beta of 1.38. The institutional investor held 122,693 shares of the television services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $12.09M, up from 119,196 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Read More »

Time Warner (TWX) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Guggenheim

The stock decreased 0.01% or $0.02 during the last trading session, reaching $268.64. About 5.44 million shares traded. It has outperformed by 2.32% the S&P500. TWX's mean recommendation on Reuter's scale slipped from 2.61 thirty days ago to 2.59 now, which indicates a hold consensus from the analyst community. Read More »

Legendary Astronaut John Young Dies at 87


After becoming a record-setting test pilot, he was selected to join NASA in 1962. - Famed astronaut and former Orlando resident John Young passed away today at age 87. There, they set up scientific equipment, collected 200 pounds of rocks, and used their lunar rover to drive over 16 miles. He flew twice during the two-man Gemini missions of the mid-1960s, twice to the moon during Nasa's Apollo program, and twice more aboard the new space shuttle Columbia in the early 1980s. Read More »

Oasis Midstream Partners LP (OMP) Analysts See $0.41 EPS


About 456,932 shares traded. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Brandes Investment Partners Lp decreased its stake in Chevron Corp New (CVX) by 15.31% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Moreover, Keybank National Association Oh has 0% invested in Antero Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:AM) for 11,810 shares. Emerald Advisers Inc decreased Jack In The Box Inc (NASDAQ:JACK) stake by 45,039 shares to 120,370 valued at $12.27 million in 2017Q3. Read More »

Equities Analysts Issue Forecasts for CVS Health Corp's FY2017 Earnings (CVS)

M Kraus & Company who had been investing in Cvs Health Corp. for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $78.79 billion market cap company. Cypress Cap reported 0.31% in CVS Health Corporation (NYSE:CVS). Cambiar Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 538,468 shares. Pathstone Family Office LLC raised its stake in shares of CVS Health by 341.0% during the 2nd quarter. Read More »

Is MSCI EAFE Ishares Currency Hedged (HEFA) Building Momentum?


The MACD is calculated by subtracting the value of a 26-day exponential moving average from a 12-day exponential moving average. In some cases, MA's may be used as strong reference points for finding support and resistance levels. Copper Rock Capital Partners LLC grew its holdings in iShares MSCI Brazil Small Cap Index ETF (NASDAQ:EWZS) by 858.8% in the 4th quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. Read More »