Thursday March 30-th, 2017

Greece says will not accept 'illogical' demands in bailout review

The IMF is not party to Greece's current bailout, and says it will not partake until it has assurances Greece will be able to extricate itself from a spiral of debt. The higher the surplus and the longer it is maintained, the less the need for any fu...

Tour bus flips over on Taiwan highway, killing 32 people

Numerous passengers were elderly, although the age range was early 20s to late 60s, according to city authorities. The Taiwan Tourism Bureau said that the tour had been organised by the Tieh Lien Hua Travel Agency and that numerous passengers were ...

Arizona Mother's Arrest May Signal Start of Trump's Deportation Machine

She pleaded guilty in March 2009 to a reduced charge of criminal impersonation and was sentenced to two years of probation. Garcia de Rayos says she's not sure what comes next for her but that her parents, who live in the Mexican state of Guanajuat...

Spike TV Getting Rebranded As Paramount Network

After Viacom relegated channels like VH1 and MTV2 as "non-core", MTV chief Chris McCarthy reassured stakeholders that it will be business as usual for Viacom networks outside of the core. As part of the strategy, the company said on Thursday it w...

Which analysts are covering The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (GS)?

The mean forecast was for $7.72 billion and $4.82 a share, respectively. They are projecting Next Quarter growth of 9.9%. GS has been the subject of several recent analyst reports. It has a past 5-day performance of 1.58 percent and trades at an av...

China's Jan crude imports rise to third-highest on record China's Jan crude imports rise to third-highest on record

Having previously questioned a longstanding USA policy on Taiwan and broken protocol by taking a call with Taiwan's leader, Trump committed to honouring the "One China" policy at Xi's request, the White House said. This led to a monthly trade surplus...

Record highs on Wall Street after Trump hints tax plan Record highs on Wall Street after Trump hints tax plan

Trump has pledged significant fiscal stimulus for the economy through tax cuts and additional spending measures. The news helped reignite a post-election rally, which had stalled in recent weeks on concerns over Trump's protectionist stance and the...

ACC Basketball: Inside the numbers for Duke-North Carolina

By the time he fouled out with 1:02 to play, the Blue Devils led by five. Jazz Johnson scored 10 points for the last-place Pilots (9-16, 2-11). The Blue Devils begin the 2017 campaign with a pair of scrimmages against Davidson and North Carolina ...

Ford Goes Big on AI With $1 Billion Investment Ford Goes Big on AI With $1 Billion Investment

Argo AI's employee headcount is growing fast - by the end of 2017, the company says it will have more than 200 team members. Of course, Ford will retain the largest stake in the fledgling company. Raj Nair , Ford chief technology officer explained ...

Pakistan will provide 'foolproof security' for PSL final Pakistan will provide 'foolproof security' for PSL final

All other matches, including the Play-offs of the PSL , will be played in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), leaving the final for Lahore. It was in Lahore where the Sri Lanka team was attacked by terrorists in 2009. Five competing teams - Lahore Qal...

Fastest moving Financial stock: Manulife Financial Corporation's (MFC)

The company has a market capitalization of $36.72 billion, a P/E ratio of 16.0861 and a beta of 1.53. Manulife Financial Corporation's (MFC ) stock price distance from twenty day simple moving average slumped at -1.30% while its distance from fift...

Market's 4-day winning spell stalls, Sensex trips 104 points

The market breadth is strong with 1180 strong advances and 660 declines, whereas 92 stocks remain unchanged on BSE. Indian shares ended on a flat note on Friday, even as IT stocks posted widespread gains for the second day running. The rupee too we...

Thomas Cook sees rising demand for holidays in Greece

Peter Fankhauser, Chief Executive of Thomas Cook , said: "Bookings to Greece are now up by over 40 per cent, while demand for destinations such as Cyprus, Bulgaria, Portugal and Croatia is also strong". Sterling has sunk to 31-year lows against the ...

Seattle Cuts Ties With Wells Fargo To Protest Dakota Access Pipeline Funding Seattle Cuts Ties With Wells Fargo To Protest Dakota Access Pipeline Funding

Juarez noted Seattle's history of putting "social policy values above the pursuit of pure profits". Energy Transfer Partners has almost completed its 1,173-mile oil pipeline, stretching from North Dakota to IL. In December, the Minneapolis City Cou...

Moyes hopes to take advantage of Southampton's focus on Wembley Moyes hopes to take advantage of Southampton's focus on Wembley

The former Nice manager told the Southampton Daily Echo: "The game, seriously, I don't think anything about the final". This is the type of signing that we all need to get used to seeing from the Saints. With rumors swirling that Uruguayan defend...

Schumer calls on Trump to withdraw Puzder nomination

A spokesman for Puzder said the housekeeper was employed about five years ago but that Puzder paid the back taxes only after Trump announced his intention to nominate him in early December. Johnny Isakson of Georgia and Susan Collins of ME, say they ...

Advocacy groups sue to block Trump order to eliminate regulations Advocacy groups sue to block Trump order to eliminate regulations

The order isn't merely about cutting down on the number of existing regulations; it requires that the cost of any new regulation be zeroed out by the savings from the regulations that will be eliminated. Therefore, any repealing of regulations under ...

Joe Lieberman Questions Trump WH on 'Success' of Yemen Raid

McCain should not be talking about the success or failure of a mission to the media", said Trump in a flurry of early-morning tweets, adding that criticism of operation "only emboldens the enemy!" The operation also resulted in the death of Navy SE...

CNN Responds to Claims That They Don't Cover Terrorist Attacks CNN Responds to Claims That They Don't Cover Terrorist Attacks

When she was asked about the President's claim that the press does not cover terrorism and has an unstated reason for doing so, Conway conceded that numerous attacks were indeed covered extensively. Tapper asked Conway to grapple with the President's...

USA crude oil output expected to grow in 2017

Since the beginning of 2017, the prices of oil swayed in both directions within a $5 per barrel price range, implying not enough strong momentum in the global crude market. Since the end of November, oil prices have surged by around a fifth to $56,5 ...

Time Warner Fourth-Quarter Earnings Beat Expectations With 'WestWorld,' 'Fantastic Beasts'

Premium cable network HBO's revenue rose 9% to $1.5 billion, thanks to more money from subscriptions, while adjusted operating income grew 10% to $431 million. The Company operates through three segments: Turner , which consists of cable networks ...

Brazil files WTO complaint over Bombardier bailout

The latest round of funding is aimed at research and development for the new Global 7000 business jet, via the Strategic Aerospace and Defence Initiative (SADI), as well as the C Series aircraft. The company also sold a 30 per cent stake in its railw...

#BringBackKP: Kevin Pietersen's sixer after Alastair Cook quit as captain

There was also the tumultuous fallout of the Kevin Pietersen dismissal from the team after the Ashes defeat in 2014, which Cook admitted was not handled well by the European Central Bank and one decision where he felt he was "hung out to dry".

Indian sovereign bonds flat ahead of RBI's monetary policy meeting

A survey of economists from 10 banks conducted by the Mint newspaper says that slowing inflation and a fiscally responsible budget could prompt the RBI to cut interest rates. Ms Forbes said even if the Bank did raise rates, the other measures lau...

House prices fall by 0.9% in January: Halifax House prices fall by 0.9% in January: Halifax

House prices are up £7,783 on a year ago and £3,534 on June, the month of the Brexit vote, according to Halifax. Martin Ellis, Halifax housing economist, said that the annual rate of growth remained "robust" due to an "ongoing shortage of propert...

Price Target Watch: Randgold Resources Limited (NASDAQ:GOLD) Price Target Watch: Randgold Resources Limited (NASDAQ:GOLD)

The group's total cash cost per ounce of $639 was down 6 percent on the previous year. Over the last twelve months Randgold Resources Ltd.'s stock price has increased by 0% from 0.00 to 7275. The stock now shows its YTD (Year to Date) performance...

Consumers Rein Back Spending In January As Retail Sales Slow Consumers Rein Back Spending In January As Retail Sales Slow

Official data showed that retail sales in December fell at the fastest monthly pace in nearly five years, as annual inflation accelerated to an over-two-year-high of 1.6%. The figures were largely driven by slower non-food sales, although spending on...

Resignation of Teva CEO Not Helping Share Prices Resignation of Teva CEO Not Helping Share Prices

The announcement comes as a surprise but is reflective of the overall challenges that TEVA has had thus far with the stock down -51% from its Aug 2015 highs. US Congress began investigating drug price fixing in 2014 in response to media reports ...

Oil prices fall on rising U.S. output Oil prices fall on rising U.S. output

As a result, the price difference will be $2.77 a barrel to the disfavor of both the European economy and the rest of the world, but for the comfortable business environment for the USA oil export and refining. US drillers put 17 more oil rigs to wor...

GM to pay UAW members $12K in record profit sharing

They now have a Dollars 13 price target on the stock. Nevertheless, General Motors saw fourth-quarter revenues grow 10.8% to $43.9 billion. Following the transaction, the Executive Vice President is left with a stake of 91.74 shares, now valued a...

Aldi overtakes the Co-op to become the UK's fifth biggest supermarket

Although its share dropped by 0.6 percentage points over the quarter, the retailer did manage to increase the number of shoppers visiting its stores compared to the same period past year. The market researcher noted that well-publicised supply issues...

Michael Kors Focuses on Handbag Quality to Battle Discounting Michael Kors Focuses on Handbag Quality to Battle Discounting

On average, analysts expect Michael Kors Holdings Limited to post $4.38 EPS for the current fiscal year and $4.49 EPS for the next fiscal year. The company also released its fourth quarter guidance, expecting earnings per share of $0.68-$0.72 on re...

Ryanair profits see surprise fall in third quarter as Brexit bites

A weaker pound means that fares paid by United Kingdom customers translate into lower income for Dublin-based Ryanair - which is Europe's largest airline by passenger numbers. The business added it had seen a fall in profit due to "a sharp declin...

'Trump seeking shutdown on Muslims as promised during campaign'

I'm here to tell Trump that no matter what you've made a decision to do in banning us from the United States but you will not succeed in building anger. There should be at least enough time to notify the departments that this impacted so it could r...

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick quits Trump advisory council

Kalanick wrote that he'd spoken with Trump Thursday and "let him know that I would not be able to participate on his economic council". The pricing adjustment and Kalanick's membership on Trump's council prompted some would-be riders to suggest tha...

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