Tuesday March 28-th, 2017

Oh Look, Another City Passed on Hosting the 2024 Olympics

So far four cities, including Boston, Hamburg and Rome , have dropped out despite a string of changes agreed back in 2014 to make the Olympics more attractive. Many other venues are empty and in disrepair. "I hope people don't feel it is the only ...

Norwegian fares put pressure on transatlantic rivals

British Airways-owner IAG (ICAG.L) is planning to start low-priced transatlantic flights from Barcelona this year and CEO Willie Walsh said this month that the Norwegian carrier's model had pushed IAG to look at new ways to operate. Norwegian Air wi...

Court applies temporary halt to Vodafone NZ, Sky TV merger

The merger is due to be decided by the regulator on Thursday. But the New Zealand High Court is being asked to "stay" a possible decision on approving the deal by local telco Spark New Zealand. Dr Berry told a media briefing that to grant clearance...

Is A March Rate Hike In The Cards? Is A March Rate Hike In The Cards?

In its first meeting since Trump took office, the policy-setting Federal Open Market Committee said it continues to expect to need only "gradual adjustments" in interest rates to hit the two percent inflation target. Those expectations and the pros...

Amazon lowers the price of free shipping Amazon lowers the price of free shipping

Amazon has just cut the minimum order for free shipping to $35, down from $49. Amazon's free shipping orders range at about five- to eight-day shipping. Approximately 44 percent of United States households are already Amazon Prime subscribers....

Wal-Mart earnings fall as it battles with Amazon

Over all for the period that ended in January, Wal-Mart reported a profit of $3.76 billion, or $1.22 a share, compared with $4.57 billion, or $1.43 a share, in the year-earlier quarter. Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen (PLKI.O) jumped 19 percent to $78.80 a...

Home Depot Beat Earnings Estimates Home Depot Beat Earnings Estimates

The shares rose 2.8 percent to $146.95 at 6:27 a.m.in early trading in NY. In Q4 2016, Home Depot earned $1.44 per share on revenue of $22.2 billion. Wedbush reiterated a "neutral" rating and issued a $145.00 price target on shares of Home Depot...

Kraft calls off £115bn pursuit of Unilever after 55 hours

Kraft reportedly withdrew its offer because it felt it was too hard to negotiate a deal following the public disclosure of its bid so soon after its approach to Unilever . The American group is nevertheless mainly active in the food industry, with...

Bao Bao the Smithsonian panda moving to China

Some keepers have dubbed her the "miracle" giant panda. Bao Bao began her journey to China this morning with her trainer Marty Dearie and a veterinarian. The American team will follow, and Dearie will remain with Bao Bao for three days while she ac...

Global arms trade is flourishing, according to think tank Global arms trade is flourishing, according to think tank

In 2012-16, Saudi Arabia's arms imports increased by 212 percent compared with the previous five years, accounting for 8.2 percent of global arms imports. Overall, the volume of global transfers of major weapons has grown steadily since 2004, the...

Iran dismisses new United States pressure, calls for 'mutual respect' Iran dismisses new United States pressure, calls for 'mutual respect'

Never particularly anxious about having a justification and always eager to take new hostile action against Iran as a matter of routine, Congressional hawks say they intend to impose a new round of sanctions on top of the Trump sanctions against Iran...

Man with 'serious leg injuries' after shark attack in Far North Qld

One of the friends, who has previous experience in the military, applied vital first aid before the victim was airlifted to Cairns Hospital in a critical but stable condition. Mr Dickson was attacked by what was believed to be a tiger or bull shark, ...

Wegmans stores sold out of Trump wines: Did boycott threats backfire? Wegmans stores sold out of Trump wines: Did boycott threats backfire?

Never mind that Wegmans introduced Trump-brand wines when the winery was owned by another vintner as part of the chain's ongoing effort to purchase locally. area. "For example, our two Richmond stores had completely sold out". Although he promised ...

Important Detailed Discussion about Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd.'s (NAK)

A lower P/B ratio could mean that the stock is undervalued. Historically, if we look at price target revisions, two weeks ago Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd (NYSEMKT:NAK)'s price target was revised on 12/21/16 by the analysts, however the bullish ...

Minnows Lincoln stun Burnley in FA Cup Minnows Lincoln stun Burnley in FA Cup

Sean Raggett scored an 89th-minute victor as National League outfit Lincoln became the first non-Football League club to reach the FA Cup quarter-finals since 1914. Burnley lost Johann Berg Gudmundsson to injury after a poor challenge from Power, ...

Chelsea hit FA Cup quarter finals Chelsea hit FA Cup quarter finals

Conte also praised Wolves , who made life very hard for Chelsea , before Pedro and Diego Costa scored in the second half. " Wolves have already done spectacularly well to win at Stoke and Liverpool on their way to this, their first fifth-round...

ScanSource Named to FORTUNE Magazine's 2017 List of 'World's Most Admired Companies'

The top-rated companies were picked from that pool of 680; the executives who voted work at the companies in that group. Companies on the list with a large presence in Iowa include No. Besides being the most admired company on the planet, Apple is al...

Current and former Argos workers in line for payout

The retailer said a routine visit by Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HMRC) had uncovered that workers had not been paid for time spent in staff briefings before their shifts began and during security checks after their shifts. Excuses for paying l...

Lawmakers grill Yellen on interest rates, regulatory policy Lawmakers grill Yellen on interest rates, regulatory policy

In addition, Boston Fed President Eric Rosengren, a long-time dove who last year switched tack and began pushing for tighter monetary policy said the central bank may need to raise interest rates a bit more aggressively than the thrice-per-year pac...

HDFC Bank market cap sails past Reliance Inds on FII buying HDFC Bank market cap sails past Reliance Inds on FII buying

Indian markets ended higher on Thursday snapping earlier losses. The total turnover on BSE amounted to Rs 3,742.33 crore, higher than Rs 2,618.23 crore registered during the previous trading session. Among BSE sectoral indices, healthcare rose by 1.6...

The Kraft Heinz Company (KHC) Receives The Kraft Heinz Company (KHC) Receives "Hold" Rating from BMO Capital Markets

Unilever is adamant and said it saw no reason to discuss a deal which it said had no financial or strategic merit. Unilever , the Anglo-Dutch consumer giant behind Dove soap, Flora margarine and Marmite, has rebuffed a £143bn plus takeover approa...

Chile fans to march against Alexis Sanchez staying at Arsenal Chile fans to march against Alexis Sanchez staying at Arsenal

The future of Chilean forward Alexis Sanchez at the north London club is uncertain after the club's underwhelming performances, including a 5-1 Champions League defeat at Bayern Munich, and fans of Sanchez's national team have had enough.

Sprint Jumps on the HD Video, Hotspot Data Bandwagon

Previous unlimited plans from AT&T required customers to be DirecTV subscribers. While that data allotment lasts, users can enjoy the full measure of Verizon's LTE speeds in their area on other phones, tablets, laptops, or whatever other devices th...

Collusion Case Strengthens Zuma's Hand in Battle With Banks

It had found that, from at least 2007, the banks had a general agreement to collude on prices for bids, offers and bid-offer spreads for the spot trades in relation to currency trading involving US Dollar/Rand currency pair. "The fact that some banks...

Fifth Third Bancorp Holds Stake in Duke Realty Corporation (DRE)

LLC raised its stake in SL Green Realty Corporation by 76.6% in the third quarter. Duke Realty Corporation is the largest publicly traded office and industrial real estate company in the United States and a member of the Forbes Super 500.

Sasikala loyalist is new Tamil Nadu chief

Chennai: Chief Minister "Edappadi" K Palaniswami being presenting a floral bouquet by Governor CH Vidyasagar Rao after he taking the oath as Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu during the swearing-in ceremony at Raj Bhavan in Chennai on Thursday.

Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (NYSE:BKD) Insiders Move Reflect Future Prospects

The stock traded with the volume of 5.49 Million shares yesterday. 11/2/2016-RBC Capital Markets was Downgraded by analysts at RBC Capital Markets from a "Top Pick " rating to a " Outperform" rating. Pax World Management LLC raised its position in ...

Medical Properties Trust Inc

They set a hold rating and a $12.00 price objective for the company. This rating was issued on 12/16/16. Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group assumed coverage on shares of Medical Properties Trust in a research note on Sunday, December 18th. In related new...

Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:SHLD)

Number of analysts are eying on this stock and after detailed observation, they have given the stock mean target price of $9.00 while their mean recommendation is 4.00 (1=Buy, 5=sell). and Teekay Offshore Partners L.P. The general partners own all of...

Impact of Brokerage Rating on Dow Chemical Company (The)(DOW)

LLC's investment portfolio, making the stock its 15th largest position. Intrust Bank NA increased its position in shares of Eastman Chemical Company by 2.7% in the third quarter. Stockholders of record on Friday, March 31st will be given a dividend o...

Drivers Beware: Experts Say Gas Prices Just Hit A Bottom Drivers Beware: Experts Say Gas Prices Just Hit A Bottom

States that usually see the largest increase in gas prices during this seasonal spike include Michigan , Ohio, Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Kansas, Oklahoma, Missouri, and Kentucky. The average price on Wednesday was $2.25 per gallon, ac...

Janet Yellen Testimony Before Congress Janet Yellen Testimony Before Congress

EST. Speaking to Congress she said delaying rate hikes would be "unwise", and could leave the Fed having to move too fast later, risking causing a recession. There are now two empty seats on the seven-member body, and Fed Governor Daniel Tarullo sa...

Suspect convicted in 1979 murder of 6-year-old Etan Patz

Pedro Hernandez, 56, was convicted of murdering and kidnapping Etan Patz, 6. Update, 12:30 p.m.: Pedro Hernandez has been found guilty in Etan Patz's 1979 death, according to reporters inside the courtroom. Hernandez's attorney, Harvey Fishbei...

DuPont Puts Toxic Exposure Lawsuits Behind It With $671 Million Settlement DuPont Puts Toxic Exposure Lawsuits Behind It With $671 Million Settlement

Titanium dioxide maker Chemours Co, which was spun off from DuPont , said it will pay half of the settlement. Both companies continue to deny any wrongdoing, the press release said. DuPont will pay for the next $25 million in damages stemming fro...

Banking cartel holds firm on Apple appeal being exclusively about NFC access

The five banks - Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Westpac Banking Corporation, National Australia Bank, and Bendigo and Adelaide Bank - were initially seeking permission from the competition watchdog to engage in collective negotiation with Apple in r...

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