Goldman Sachs attacked for "strengthening the brutal repression" in Venezuela

If Venezuela is not doing well economically, why is Goldman Sachs buying its bonds? Maria Angela Holguin, Colombia's chancellor to the OAS, said in Spanish that coming up with a solution to the crisis in Venezuela is becoming "increasingly urgen... More..

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Virginia officers to carry torch to support Special Olympics
by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

Virginia officers to carry torch to support Special Olympics

This event continues to grow as the single largest fund-raiser for the Illinois Special Olympics. Local law enforcement and the Carroll County State's Attorney's Office will take to the streets of Carroll Cou...More..

Capwealth Advisors Has Cut Coca (KO) Holding; Macerich Co Has 0.86 Sentiment
by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

Capwealth Advisors Has Cut Coca (KO) Holding; Macerich Co Has 0.86 Sentiment

The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO) has declined 0.95% since June 1, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 43.62% the S&P500. Vaughan David Investments Inc decreased American Electric Power (NYSE:AEP) sta...More..

Stocks open mostly lower post-holiday; Amazon tops $1000
by | Friday, June 02, 2017

Stocks open mostly lower post-holiday; Amazon tops $1000

The Standard & Poor's 500 closed at 2,430.06 for a gain of 18.26 points or 0.76%. The Nasdaq Composite Index lost 5.62 points, or 0.09 per cent, to 6,204.57. American Express shares were the second-best perf...More..

Malaysia Airlines Plane Returns To Airport After Passenger Tries To Enter Cockpit
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Malaysia Airlines Plane Returns To Airport After Passenger Tries To Enter Cockpit

The minister said the man was holding a " powerbank ". Fairfax reported that in air traffic control audio posted online, a male voice can be heard saying: "We have a passenger trying to enter the cockpit". ...More..

Uber fires Anthony Levandowski amid Google self-driving vehicle lawsuit
by | Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Uber fires Anthony Levandowski amid Google self-driving vehicle lawsuit

Levandowski's firing represents Uber's latest effort to extract itself from a series of escalating controversies that have consumed and shaken the ride-sharing company, analysts said. A federal judge recently o...More..

Asian shares gain, tracking Wall St advance, oil price rally
by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Asian shares gain, tracking Wall St advance, oil price rally

Disappointment at the oil deal weighed on commodity currencies, while the United Kingdom pound took a knock from polls suggesting that the ruling Conservative party's poll lead is narrowing as the early June ...More..

Jim Hackett named as new Ford CEO
by | Friday, May 26, 2017

Jim Hackett named as new Ford CEO

Hackett will earn a $1.8 million annual salary, up from $716,000 at. He is also eligible for an annual bonus, pro-rated from January to August, and will retain the equity awards granted under this year's long-t...More..

United States slaps sanctions on Venezuela Supreme Court judges
by | Friday, May 26, 2017

United States slaps sanctions on Venezuela Supreme Court judges

Maduro has presided over a collapse of the Venezuelan economy and a crackdown on democracy in the South American nation, where the opposition has routinely cried foul. Venezuela's Foreign Minister Delcy Rodri...More..

by | Friday, May 26, 2017

Jefferies Group LLC Raises Northgate plc (NTG) Price Target to GBX 600

The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 710 ($9.24), for a total transaction of £166,438.20 ($216,519.06). Investors sentiment increased to 0.95 in Q4 2016. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of ...More..

This Weeks Target Prices For Navios Maritime Holdings Inc. (NYSE:NM)
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

This Weeks Target Prices For Navios Maritime Holdings Inc. (NYSE:NM)

Recently stock market analysts have updated their consensus ratings on shares of Navios Maritime Holdings Inc. The shipping company reported $0.22 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus...More..

Aussie Sevens through to London quarter-finals
by | Monday, May 22, 2017

Aussie Sevens through to London quarter-finals

Douglas and Hirayama scored tries in the New Zealand loss, which put Canada into a must-win situation against Japan. England had the upper hand in the first half of the final after a superb solo try by wing...More..

by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

Union: Up to 40K walking off the job at AT&T this weekend

The union that represents AT&T workers said thousands of its members will walk off their jobs at 3 p.m. today to start what could be a three-day strike if the company does not "come up with serious proposals ...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Crude prices rise in expectation of Aramco supply cut

Total US Crude oil inventory stands at 527.77 million barrels (mb) in April, 2017, 3.6 per cent higher from same period last year and 21.6 per cent higher from five-Year average. Crude prices rose further in As...More..

India supports united, sovereign Palestine: PM Modi
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

India supports united, sovereign Palestine: PM Modi

Ahead of Abbas' visit, India reiterated its "political support" to the Palestinian cause and had said that it continued to assist developmental projects there. Abbas had said, terming the Jewish settlements in ...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Trump asked Comey to end investigation of Michael Flynn

He added: "But whether the President's conduct is or is not within the letter of the law is irrelevant; there's a really good reason why, for generations, presidents from across the ideological spectrum have re...More..

Pippa Middleton wedding dress details revealed
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Pippa Middleton wedding dress details revealed

We estimate the wedding will cost ten times the average Kiwi ceremony. However, Pippa seems to have had a change of heart and sources say the American starlet will accompany her royal boyfriend on the day. " Ka...More..

Sprint joins the race to roll out 5G by 2019
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Sprint joins the race to roll out 5G by 2019

The results come ahead of the launch of a $100 billion fund that aims to make SoftBank the "Berkshire Hathaway of the tech industry" as telecoms services markets mature. SoftBank , the first carrier to offer th...More..

15 great white sharks spotted close to California paddle-boarders
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

15 great white sharks spotted close to California paddle-boarders

Down the beach at San Onofre State Beach - in the same spot a woman was bitten by a shark on April 29 - a surfer reported an 8-foot shark exhibiting "aggressive behavior" after it darted toward him. Their f...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Christian Jakarta governor sentenced to 2 years for 'blasphemy' against Islam

But in Indonesia, few accused of blasphemy walk free. While lots of Islamic groups called for the maximum penalty of five years, few groups think the court verdict was too harsh and Ahok should be acquitted. Ah...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Federal Budget: $8 billion tax hike won't just hit banks

That will include a potential buy-out of the Snowy Hydro scheme from Victoria and NSW, and a $20 billion "once in a generation" rail line upgrade. "This budget is about making the right choices to secure the ...More..

S&P, Nasdaq hit record highs as volatility drops
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

S&P, Nasdaq hit record highs as volatility drops

Energy stocks in the S&P 500 sank 0.9%, tied for the day's biggest drop among the 11 sectors that make up the index. Marriott International jumped $6.13, or 6.4 percent, to $102.50 after reporting stronger-...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Hertz Global Holdings, Inc (HTZ) Bonds Trading 1.3% Higher

The price-to-book ratio is a ratio used to compare a stock's market value to its book value. A number of analysts have recently weighed in on the company. The business earned $2.01 billion during the quarter,...More..

South African court orders Zuma to explain reason for cabinet reshuffle
by | Saturday, May 06, 2017

South African court orders Zuma to explain reason for cabinet reshuffle

The ruling made on Thursday by Judge Bashir Vally follows an application by the opposition Democratic Alliance (DA) on April 24 asking the court to force President Zuma to disclose his reasons for the Cabinet r...More..

Patanjali looks at doubling production in a year
by | Saturday, May 06, 2017

Patanjali looks at doubling production in a year

Besides, the Haridwar-based company has also planned to expand its footprint across the country, and has set its eyes on a slice of the restaurant sector that has been dominated by numerous multi-national chain...More..

by | Saturday, May 06, 2017

Oil prices near $50 a barrel after U.S

LONDON, May 5 A slump in oil prices to the lowest in nearly six months rattled markets on Friday, prompting a rally in safe-haven bonds, the yen and gold and taking the shine off a record-breaking week for worl...More..

Google to pay 306 million euros to settle tax dispute
by | Saturday, May 06, 2017

Google to pay 306 million euros to settle tax dispute

Italy's tax agency said that talks would begin on signing "preventive agreements" to ensure the company pays the correct tax in the future. The sum also settles other disputes for the tax years 2002-2006 and ...More..

ICICI Bank posts 189 per cent jump in PAT
by | Thursday, May 04, 2017

ICICI Bank posts 189 per cent jump in PAT

Consolidated profit after tax for full year 2016-17 was Rs 10,188 crore ($1.6 billion) as against Rs 10,180 crore ($1.6 billion) in 2015-16. Provisioning for bad loans at a standalone level stood at Rs 2,898 ...More..

Pump the brakes: TUF 26 with women's flyweight debut not official yet
by | Thursday, May 04, 2017

Pump the brakes: TUF 26 with women's flyweight debut not official yet

The 125-pound division would be the second female weight class added to the UFC in 2017. The one glaring hole on the UFC's roster for the last several years has been the absence of a women's flyweight divisio...More..

US trade deficit narrows in March
by | Thursday, May 04, 2017

US trade deficit narrows in March

Imports grew 1.7 percent to C$47.11 billion on higher inward flows of metal and non-metallic mineral products, particularly unwrought gold from Japan. Exports to the United States, which accounted for 73.1 perc...More..

Marchers use Trump's 100th day to protest climate policies
by | Monday, May 01, 2017

Marchers use Trump's 100th day to protest climate policies

Trump's first proposed budget as President includes a 31% cut in funding to the Environmental Protection Agency and an 18% cut in funding to the National Institutes of Health. 127 people gathered at Cameron P...More..

Trump signs executive order creating new VA office
by | Sunday, April 30, 2017

Trump signs executive order creating new VA office

President Trump's creation of this new "Office of Accountability and Whistle-blower Protection" is created to follow his campaign promise to clean up the embattled Department of Veterans Affairs, which lawmaker...More..

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co (CTB) to Repurchase $300 million in Stock
by | Sunday, April 30, 2017

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co (CTB) to Repurchase $300 million in Stock

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. has reported first quarter 2017 net income of $31 million, or diluted earnings per share of 57 cents, compared with $59 million, or $1.05 per share, last year. In related news, VP Ste...More..

Marissa Mayer will make $186mn from Yahoo's sale to Verizon
by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

Marissa Mayer will make $186mn from Yahoo's sale to Verizon

The $186 million is a generous payout, considering that Mayer's time as C.E.O.is generally regarded as the last in a series of executive failures to turn around the flailing Web company. But the way she persona...More..

by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

IMF foresees global economy accelerating to 3.5 pct. in '17

Protectionism, is no. 1 risk for the International Monetary Fund, as an inward shift in policies, including toward protectionism, could lower global growth as trade and cross-border investment flows would be re...More..

US FCC to launch 'comprehensive review' of media regulations
by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

US FCC to launch 'comprehensive review' of media regulations

In a Wednesday speech, Pai will reportedly announce that he is scheduling a vote for the FCC's May 18 meeting to begin the process of repealing the rules. Then after taking comments and a typical delay of fou...More..

by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Is this a new Trump? Abrupt reversals may reflect experience

The countries - China, Japan, Germany, South Korea, Taiwan and Switzerland - were the same six named in the last currency report issued by the Obama administration in October. The Treasury warned Japan agai...More..

AT&T Maintains Outlook Despite Record Loss of Wireless Users
by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

AT&T Maintains Outlook Despite Record Loss of Wireless Users

When adjusting for amortization, merger- and integration-related and other items, operating income was $8.2 billion versus $8.1 billion; and operating income margin was 20.7%, up 80 basis points versus the year...More..

by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Farron tries to end gay sex talking point

But he acknowledged it had "become an issue", and did not want people getting the "wrong impression". Farron refused to answer Channel 4's Cathy Newman's question of whether he thought homosexuality was a...More..

by | Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Le Pen or Macron? The choice for France

Global markets reacted with relief to Sunday's vote, which broke the dominance of established parties of the centre-left and centre-right but still left the most market-friendly and internationally minded of th...More..