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Uncertainty, geopolitical tensions boost yen, sink euro vs dollar


North Korea's foreign minister said on Monday the nation counted U.S. President Donald Trump's tweet over the weekend as a declaration of war on the country, and that it could retaliate with measures including shooting down U.S. Hong Kong's Hang Seng gained just under 0.1 percent to 27,517.13 and Sydney's S&P-ASX 200 lost 0.2 percent to 5,671.00. Despite winning the most votes, Merkel's bloc slumped to its worst result since 1949 and her current Social Democrat coalition partners said they ... Read More »

Trump vows to cut taxes 'tremendously' for middle class


Trump is expected to address the plan Wednesday in an in speech, while House Republicans will gather for a retreat to discuss some of the details. Fortunately there are many fine journalists working to explain the actual salient features of the forthcoming Republican tax proposal. "Seeing a total erosion of caring about the debt is incredibly hypocritical", said Marc Goldwein, head of policy and senior vice president at the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, a nonpartisan fiscal ... Read More »

SEC Chair Wants More Cyber Risk Disclosure From Public Firms


Clayton became chairman of the SEC in May. Jay Clayton, who was formally appointed to his role in May, also said listed companies should disclose more detailed information on cyber breaches "sooner", and that the USA regulator was working on new guidelines to ensure this. Read More »

Bombardier would not pick up tab for duties on CSeries jet


Boeing, which had complained that Bombardier inked a deal with Delta Air Lines for up to 125 of the jets by offering the planes at below-market price, wasted no time Tuesday in declaring victory. Such a decision would nonetheless strengthen Boeing's hand, and put immediate pressure on the federal government to make good on its threat to walk away from the Super Hornets. Read More »

Independent Oil & Gas (LON:IOG) Broker Price Targets


BidaskClub upgraded Carrizo Oil & Gas from a "strong sell" rating to a "sell" rating in a report on Wednesday, June 14th. Finally, Tudor Pickering downgraded Carrizo Oil & Gas from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Tuesday, September 5th. Read More »

LeBron James on protests: 'My voice is more important than my knee'


On the following page, the four time NBA MVP continued to throw barbs at that bum, commented on his teammates, his impending free agency and if Dwyane Wade will be coming to the 216. "I feel no player is trying to disrespect anybody, no flag or anything like that, but we seem to be the ones who get all the disrespect from our so-called leader". Read More »

Feds Plan to Collect Social Media Info of Immigrants


The U.S. often shares intelligence information with with other governments, such as the United Kingdom. If DHS means things like Google search histories when it says "search results", it's unclear how it plans to obtain those, Gizmodo notes. Read More »

Macron to present 'initiative for Europe'

You won't detect the tectonic movement by looking at who came in first, Merkel's conservative Christian Democratic Union , or at the second-place finisher, the center-left Social Democratic Party. "Of course we would seek talks both with the FDP, and with the Greens, but I would like to also add the SPD to that", Merkel said , adding it was important the country get "a stable, good government". Read More »

Darden Restaurants: Serves Up Disappointment


The company said it earned 99 cents per share, excluding items, matching analysts' expectations. Shares last traded at $78.35 which is just a bit below $82.69, the stock's 50 day moving average and which is just under the 200 day moving average of $84.83. Read More »

U.S. seeks diplomatic solution to North Korea crisis: Mitts

Last week, Donald Trump whil speaking at the UN General Assembly said that while the "United States has great strength and patience", it may have "no choice but to totally destroy North Korea" if the U.S. The U.S. made its most powerful show of force yet, sending Air Force B-1B Lancer bombers from Guam and F-15C Eagle fighter escorts from Okinawa, Japan, in worldwide airspace over the waters east of North Korea. Read More »

Franklin Floating Rate Trust (NYSE:FRT) Institutional Investor Positioning

The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, August 18 with "Buy". The stock has "Overweight" rating by Morgan Stanley on Wednesday, December 9. Finally, UBS AG lowered shares of Physicians Realty Trust from a strong-buy rating to an outperform rating in a report on Monday, July 17th. Investors sentiment decreased to 1.13 in Q2 2017. Read More »

Japan's snap election could have 'unintended consequences'


Japan's prime minister has called a snap election, Shinzo Abe believes it'll help to support for his hard line against North Korea's knot. Abe said at a news conference Monday that part of the revenue from a planned 2019 consumption tax hike would be used for a hefty package for child education and elderly care. Read More »

Active Mover: CVS Health Corporation (CVS)


ZAGG had 10 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The MF Rank of CVS Health Corporation (NYSE:CVS) is 738. It also upped Watsco Inc (NYSE:WSO) stake by 3,045 shares and now owns 4,145 shares. Geode Cap Management Llc reported 10.39M shares stake. Geode Cap Mngmt Limited Com accumulated 546,520 shares or 0% of the stock. CVS Health Corporation (NYSE:CVS), maintained return on investment for the last twelve months at -, higher than what Reuters data shows ... Read More »

Bass Pro, Cabela's officially join forces


Combined Company to Offer Enhanced Experiences for Outdoor Enthusiasts with Complementary Product Offerings and Geographic Footprints SPRINGFIELD, Mo. Cabela's dates back to 1961 when Dick, Mary and Jim Cabela began a mail order service for outdoor products around their kitchen table in Chappell, Nebraska. Read More »

Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI)


On the other end, a stock with a score from 0-2 would be viewed as weak. ZACCONI RICCARDO had sold 19,761 shares worth $1.10 million on Tuesday, May 16. The stock has "Neutral" rating by Hilliard Lyons on Thursday, August 6. The company now has an average rating of "Buy" and an average target price of $64.23. Read More »

This Is Rail Safety Week


The week will be observed by the Association in partnership with the Union Pacific and CN Railroads, along with support from state, county and local law enforcement agencies, other railroads, schools and various private sector agencies. Read More »

MasterCard lists KL as among world's most visited cities


Released by Mastercard, the 9 Global Destination Cities Index results showed that the worldwide visitors spent totalled $28.5 billion (Dh104.6 billion) during 2016 - the highest in the world. Global payments company Mastercard Inc is forecasting the number of tourists visiting Kuala Lumpur to grow 7.2% this year, from 11.28 million in 2016. Read More »

Ensco Plc (ESV) Upgraded to Buy by UBS AG

DNB Markets downgraded the shares of ESV in report on Tuesday, July 19 to "Sell" rating. The stock has "Hold" rating by Jefferies on Wednesday, April 12. 51 funds opened positions while 113 raised stakes. 190.43 million shares or 0.89% less from 192.13 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Boothbay Fund Management Ltd Co invested in 0.02% or 15,922 shares. Read More »

Uber to withdraw from Quebec


It also capped the time worked by all drivers to a total of 50,000 hours per week. "We're asking the government to renew the pilot project and let's sit down and find a solution to this", he said. But those discussions followed a series of public splits within the Quebec Liberal government over whether Über could co-exist with the province's taxi industry. Read More »

Frontier adding new flights to Philadelphia in April


To celebrate, the carrier is offering fares as low as $39 for a one-way ticket. You're in luck. Frontier Airlines announced Tuesday it's adding non-stop flights to four locations from Philadelphia International Airport. Arrive JAX: 2:08 p.m. Arrive CVG: 7:11 p.m. Return flights from Philadelphia to Madison are scheduled to leave at 5:49 p.m. and arrive in Madison at 7:15 p.m. Read More »

Dyson is working on electric auto that will launch in 2020


Dyson has pumped £2.5 million into AI development, which also buoys its robot cleaner ambitions. One thing that's fairly likely is that Dyson is working on a form of solid state battery, likely for use in a form of electric vehicle, as it when the battery patents belonging to Sakti3, a company owned by Dyson, the latter said they were obsolete and that the patents are being superseded by better technology. Read More »

Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (NYSE:DGX) RSI Points to Oversold

About 411 shares traded. Mondi Plc (LON:MNDI) has 0.00% since September 25, 2016 and is. It has underperformed by 37.14% the S&P500. Barclays PLC reissued a "hold" rating and issued a $110.00 target price on shares of Quest Diagnostics in a research report on Wednesday, July 19th. Read More »

Dubai breaks record, launches self-flying taxis


Shaikh Ahmad Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority and Chairman of Emirates Group; Mohammad Bin Abdullah Al Gergawi, Minister of Cabinet Affairs and The Future; and Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansoori, Minister of Economy and Chairman of the General Civil Aviation Authority also attended the test flight. Read More »

SAP confirms acquisition of Israel-founded Gigya


SAP on Sunday said it would acquire customer identity management company Gigya to gain leadership and establish an advantage against rivals such as Salesforce and Adobe. web properties. SAP will also get access to Gigya's 700 or so customers, which include big brands like Asos, Bose and Forbes . Combined with that, they are simply trying to create better and more intelligent identity management systems to make their user experiences more user-friendly. Read More »

USA home prices jumped in July even as sales level off


Home prices rose 7.3 percent in Dallas and Detroit, and 7.2 percent in Denver. As is the case nationwide, a limited supply of homes for sale in Charlotte is pushing up prices, often leading to bidding wars among buyers, especially in areas close to uptown such as Sedgefield and Myers Park. Read More »

Netflix Offers its Streaming Tech to Airlines


According to Engadget , users won't be able to use the 4K HDR stream like at home, but the available service could compare with the 250Kbps of "DVD quality". Netflix is taking a 40,000-foot view in its next strategic initiative to expand access to the streaming service. On partner carriers' flights with next-generation Wi-Fi access, such as those equipped with Ka-band and Gogo's 2Ku internet access, passengers are able to access Netflix from their carry-on devices and watch the streaming ... Read More »

Several NCAA coaches arrested for allegedly bribing high school players


The charges also involve managers, financial advisors and representatives of a "major worldwide sportswear company", according to a press release from the Department of Justice. The details will be discussed at a news conference on Tuesday afternoon. An OSU coach stands among several people facing charges of fraud and corruption. Read More »

Why Delta Air Lines, Inc. (DAL) Is Being Added to Investors Watchlist?

It has underperformed by 39.36% the S&P500. For the current quarter, 0 analysts are projecting a mean EPS of $0/share. ASPS's profit will be $13.18 million for 8.60 P/E if the $0.73 EPS becomes a reality. The Blackstone Group L.P.is a global alternative asset manager. Mutual Of America Capital Management Llc increased Ishares Edge Msci Emerging Markets Min Volatility (EEMV) stake by 25,000 shares to 204,014 valued at $11.30 million in 2017Q2. Read More »

Cisco Systems, Shares Recommendation Reiterated by Oppenheimer Holdings,


About 4,803 shares traded. MRC Global Inc (NYSE:MRC) has risen 52.93% since September 25, 2016 and is uptrending. Cisco Systems ( CSCO ) has been caught in a long-term trading range ever since the dot-com bubble burst, and those long the stock have had few had few benefits for their positions with the exception of the stock's strong dividend yields. Read More »

Indonesia's economic growth to reach 5.1 pct this year: ADB


According to the report , PPPs can improve infrastructure and public service delivery when properly implemented. Bank Indonesia (BI) unexpectedly trimmed its benchmark 7-day reverse repurchase rate by 25 basis points (bps) on Friday to 4.25 percent, its eighth cut in an easing cycle it began at the start of 2016. Read More »

Competition regulator launches probe into Comparethemarket home insurance pricing


Such clauses mean certain deals can not be advertised by the insurer on their own website and are not offered to rival price comparison sites. The Competition and Markets Authority said that it was examining how one site had set up its contracts with insurance companies because it suspected that users were being quoted higher prices for home insurance. Read More »

Cage chief denies obstructing airport search by refusing to disclose passwords


During his trial, the court was told Rabbani had been detained at least 20 times by the police when entering the country, but said he had never had to give up his passcodes before. "It was a case involving the USA against an individual who was allegedly tortured over the course of 12 or 13 years in United States custody", he said. Read More »

Bigg Boss Kannada 5 goes on air from October 15


Her real name is Pooja Jain and she is based in Delhi. Shilpa is a popular TV actress known for her role in Bhabhi Ji Ghar Par Hain. Though she told the folks at BL that she's not going inside the glass walled house but she may be seen entering the house as a wild card contestant . Read More »

Lesedi La Rona recovered by Lucara Diamonds sold for US$53 million


The Canadian mining outfit Lucara Diamond ( lucrf ) had been struggling to sell the 1,109-carat uncut stone, with a Sotheby's auction past year failing to achieve the $70 million reserve price. BMO Capital Markets had forecast that the diamond, which went unsold at a Sotheby's auction in London a year ago, could sell for $75 million. "It solidified the awesome potential and rareness of the diamonds recovered at the Karowe mine". Read More »