Friday December 15-th, 2017

Oil prices bounce around as doubts about OPEC output agreement linger

Looking forward, a Goldman Sachs macro research team wrote in a note to clients that they see Brent crude oil prices peaking at $59 per barrel in the first half of next year as cuts are implemented. The more-active February contract climbed 54 cents ...

Charlotte School of Law loses federal student aid

School leaders could not be immediately reached for comment Monday. Federal regulators say Charlotte School of Law engaged in various "dishonest" practices to lure in students, and have punished the school by denying it any further access to fede...

Amazon plans fulfillment centers in Illinois and Michigan

We can't wait to get going", Mayor Dennis Wright told the Detroit News . Amazon now employs 277 people in the state, the MEDC said. Amazon could qualify for about $2.6 million in MI state funding if it creates 350 qualified jobs by the end of 20...

The Delta Air Lines Inc. Announces Quarterly Dividend of $0.20 (DAL) The Delta Air Lines Inc. Announces Quarterly Dividend of $0.20 (DAL)

The firm's revenue was down 5.6% compared to the same quarter past year. Wall Street sell-side analysts are expecting Delta Air Lines, Inc . (NYSE:DAL). Delta Air Lines, Inc . had its "buy" rating reiterated by analysts at Deutsche Bank. Deutsche ...

Clovis Oncology spikes 15% after cancer drug receives early FDA approval Clovis Oncology spikes 15% after cancer drug receives early FDA approval

During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned ($2.62) earnings per share. Credit Suisse analysts disclosed their opinion on Clovis Oncology, Inc . Clovis Oncology, Inc ., incorporated on April 20, 2009, is a biopharmaceutical firm fo...

Klopp: Liverpool won't collapse at Everton like Arsenal

Liverpool did create more chances than their opponents, however, and Divock Origi and Roberto Firmino failed to accept a couple of good ones either side of the interval. LIVERPOOL , ENGLAND - DECEMBER 19: Jordan Henderson of Liverpool and Ross B...

Chelsea are Premier League's 'dominant team' - Lampard Chelsea are Premier League's 'dominant team' - Lampard

It also saw them notch win number 500 since the Premier League's inauguration back in 1992. Kjaer, who joined Fenerbahce in the summer of 2015, impressed in his side's Europa League win over Manchester United last month. That match, if January goes...

Walgreens, Rite Aid to sell stores to Fred's Walgreens, Rite Aid to sell stores to Fred's

Rite Aid , which is in the process of being acquired by Walgreens, said the deal is subject to approval by the Federal Trade Commission. Although Fred's had been considered to be possible buyer for some of the stores Walgreens and Rite Aid would ...

Obama Gives Arctic Ocean Permanent Protection

While many lawmakers on the East Coast supported Tuesday's decision, lawmakers from Alaska sharply criticized it and other moves by the administration that have restricted oil development in that state. "Instead of building on our nation's position a...

Monte dei Paschi set to launch share sale

Alongside the capital raising, the bank has reopened a debt-for-equity swap offer, asking investors to convert the junior bonds they own into shares. According to European rules, losses to shareholders and bondholders will likely be imposed if the ...

Lebanon announces forming of new cabinet

The emergence of Saad al-Hariri, a Sunni Muslim leader of the Free Movement Muslim party, as the prime minister is explained to be a part of the agreement that led to the emergence of President Micahel Aoun, a Maronite Christian, in October, puttin...

Lebanon: Secretary-General welcomes new Government led by Saad Hariri

On November 7, Lebanon's parliament voted former army commander Aoun as president, ending a more than two-year political impasse that began with the end of Michel Sleiman's presidency in 2014 and a subsequent rift between political parties.

Obamacare Enrollment Deadline Extended to Monday

The actual deadline for this Open Enrollment period is January 31 but coverage will begin later for those who enroll after Monday. The deadline to enroll through the federal exchange is now 11:59 p m. The law has three primary goals, according to t...

Woman has baby in United Kingdom from ovary frozen in childhood

There have been around 20 women who have successfully given birth through this process, Picton said, but Matrooshi is the first to have had her tissue frozen at such a young age. Matrooshi has more ovarian tissue left and plans to have another baby i...

Yahoo's mega breach shows how just how vulnerable data is Yahoo's mega breach shows how just how vulnerable data is

Noting that Yahoo was using the MD5 hash function to encrypt passwords, the BSI said this was no longer considered "state of the art and is to be regarded as unsafe". Not only did Yahoo fail to prevent the breach, it also failed to detect the breac...

Sumner Redstone leaving Viacom board after February meeting

Dauman and a number of board members with ties to him were ousted by the Redstones this summer-what Dauman in essence called an attempt by Shari to amass more power within her aging father's empire. CEO's October elder abuse suit against Hollan...

Rupert Murdoch Expands TV Empire With $14.6 Billion Sky Deal Rupert Murdoch Expands TV Empire With $14.6 Billion Sky Deal

Murdoch - who has dominated Britain's media and political landscape for decades - is paying 11.7 billion pounds (13.96 billion euros) for the 61 percent of Sky that Fox does not already own. He said: "Such disclosure would help shareholders assess th...

BC first-time homebuyers loan program sparks debate, concern

The "B.C. Home Owner Mortgage and Equity Partnership program" will start accepting applications January 16, 2017. The investment money is coming from the property purchase tax. "The province has huge parcels of publicly owned land that they could d...

The Express Scripts Holding Company (ESRX) - Research Analysts' Recent Ratings Changes The Express Scripts Holding Company (ESRX) - Research Analysts' Recent Ratings Changes

The stock gained a consensus recommendation of 2.23 on Zacks Investment Research where the scale runs from 1 to 5, 1 representing Strong buy and 5 showing Strong Sell. The company reported the earnings of $1.74/Share in the last quarter where the est...

Newspaper no longer stands by story of boy dying in Santa's arms

As the Knoxville News-Sentinel described , Schmitt-Matzen said he got a call from a nurse at a local hospital. Venable, a veteran writer who wrote the story based on an interview with Schmitt-Matzen, did not return multiple requests for comment...

Cuba trying to pay off debt with rum Cuba trying to pay off debt with rum

According to a BBC report, the Cuban finance ministry said Havana, which is the capital of Cuba, during negotiations on the issue raised the possibility of repaying its mulitmillion dollar debt in rum. Cuba regularly exchanged its sugar for Soviet ...

What are analysts Suggestions on: Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) What are analysts Suggestions on: Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)

Corporate insiders own 0.08% of the company's stock. Shares of Apple Inc. Cohen & Steers Inc. increased its stake in shares of Apple by 6,771.0% in the second quarter. Apple is Downgraded by Hilliard Lyons to Long-term Buy. COPYRIGHT VIOLATI...

Dollar charges after Fed hikes rates Dollar charges after Fed hikes rates

In the realm of vehicle loans, even though the trend has been toward longer loans and more expensive cars, the Fed's rate hike affects monthly payments only modestly. It's only the second time in eight years the Fed is raising the key rate, which h...

Cuba proposes to use rum to pay back Czech debt Cuba proposes to use rum to pay back Czech debt

Michal Zurovec, spokesman for the Czech finance ministry, said that Cuban authorities have proposed to pay back United States $276 million (£222m) owed to his country from the time both nations were part of the communist bloc. It defaulted on much ...

McDonalds to test delivery service in January

The fast-food chain will offer the delivery option from almost 200 restaurants in Orlando, Tampa and Miami starting in late January, according to McDonald's spokeswoman Becca Hary. USA Today reports that McDonald's plans to decide whether to e...

Google self-driving auto unit spins off as Waymo

He said options include ride-sharing, personal use, logistics in areas like trucking and in public transportation solutions. The equivalent of 300 years or 2 million miles of tests has been carried out on Waymo's self-driving prototypes, and in O...

21st Century Fox to take over European broadcaster Sky

The price of 10.75 pounds per share, representing a premium of around 40 percent on the day before the initial proposal was received, has also disappointed several top-50 shareholders who accused Sky of selling out too cheaply to their founder and bi...

Punch Taverns surges on two takeover offers, one from Heineken Punch Taverns surges on two takeover offers, one from Heineken

Heineken , alongside private equity group Patron Capital, is offering Punch Taverns 174p per share, while rival bidder Emerald has approached the pubs group with an 185p per share offer. Punch said both parties had until January 11 to make a firm off...

Macquarie-led group bids for Australian gambling giant Macquarie-led group bids for Australian gambling giant

The new bid will see Tatts investors receiving AUD3.40 in cash and a share in the newly separated betting unit, which will be valued between AUD1 and AUD1.60. In the meantime, it said its directors "continue to believe" the Tabcorp bid is in the "b...

Teens drinking and smoking less, doing fewer drugs, study shows

Similarly, rates of marijuana use in the past year among 10th graders also remained stable compared to 2015, but are at their lowest levels in over two decades. Among all three grades combined, marijuana use declined for a third year in a row in 20...

Non-OPEC oil producers to cut output 558000 barrels a day Non-OPEC oil producers to cut output 558000 barrels a day

OPEC members had agreed to collectively reduce output by 1.2 million bpd beginning in January. "But then as prices continue to rise, compliance will erode". Speaking of other non- OPEC members, Kazakhstan will reduce 20,000 barrels per day, Oman 40...

Florida Defensive Coordinator Is New Temple Coach Florida Defensive Coordinator Is New Temple Coach

Temple will be Collins' first head-coaching job. Collins has been the Gators' defensive coordinator for the past two seasons. Collins, who has overseen top-10 defenses with the Gators over the last two years, departs Florida just as it is set to ...

Rail strike cripples rail services in southern England

Around 300,000 passengers usually travel on 2,242 Southern services every weekday. He added: "Chris Grayling, the Secretary of State for Transport, said this strike was political, a line which has been parroted by GTR". The overtime ban was overwhe...

Iran seals deal with Boeing to buy 80 planes worth $16.6B

According to Iran's transport minister Abbas Akhoundi, the deal was "the first step for the renovation of the country's aviation fleet", and would soon be followed by concluding talks with Airbus . The Obama Administration's deal with Iran to cu...

Gas Prices in Roseville are Up

The average nationwide price of $2.21 per gallon is up three cents per gallon on the week and two cents per gallon on the month. The Houston-area average is now $1.97 a gallon and the national average is $2.21 per gallon, according to GasBuddy, whi...

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