Friday August 18-th, 2017

Asia steelmaker shares rise despite Trump salvo on trade Asia steelmaker shares rise despite Trump salvo on trade

The law allows the president to impose restrictions on imports for reasons of national security. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross will make recommendations to the White House based on results of the investigation, which come as soon as 50 days or as ...

Bristol Advisors LLC Buys New Position in Schlumberger Limited. (SLB) Bristol Advisors LLC Buys New Position in Schlumberger Limited. (SLB)

Shares for $3.98M were sold by BELANI ASHOK. "At the same time, the value chain remains focused on trying to capture the limited value that is created, rather than seeking new ways to collectively create more value". Shareholders of record on Thursda...

New UK Government Could Reverse Brexit, European Parliament President Says New UK Government Could Reverse Brexit, European Parliament President Says

During her interview with BBC Radio 4, May said, "Because Brexit isn't just about the letter that says we want to leave , it's about negotiating the deal, about getting the right deal from Europe". "It is a good start, a good beginning; now we nee...

United passenger dragged off flight set to take legal action United passenger dragged off flight set to take legal action

He gave an apology in an interview with ABC News' Rebecca Jarvis in Chicago , as he responded to the global outrage prompted by video of Dao being pulled from his seat last Sunday and dragged by his hands down the aisle of a plane. Since no on...

United CEO says no one will be fired for dragging incident

To Metrorail I would simply say, borrowing from United Airlines passengers: What are you doing to the poor? Security was called and after a violent tussle with the passenger in his economy class window seat, the medical practitioner was dragged off a...

United CEO Oscar Munoz re-accommodated from the chairman's suite

United said Friday that CEO Oscar Munoz proposed rewriting his employment contract to remove the expectation that he would become chairman at the 2018 annual meeting of parent United Continental Holdings Inc. One thing Trump could do to improve his...

Ontario set to slap foreign buyers tax to cool Toronto property market Ontario set to slap foreign buyers tax to cool Toronto property market

Mr Tory says, "Vancouver recently implemented a vacant-home tax. They are only looking for a quick profit or a safe place to park their money", she said. Sales leapt forward in the last month and prices climbed 12.3 per cent year-over-year to almost ...

Trump calls first 100 days of presidency benchmark a 'ridiculous standard' Trump calls first 100 days of presidency benchmark a 'ridiculous standard'

But the President believes he is the victim of a biased media , and has actually achieved quote a lot. Possibly in an attempt to head off criticism, Trump took to his favorite medium for communication - Twitter - on Friday morning to say that the ...

BP races to shut Alaska North Slope well after finding a leak

The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation says the leak was plugged just after 3:30 a.m. Monday when the salt water offset upward pressure. However, responders haven't been able to safely access the area to address the two ongoing natural...

Supreme Court questions govt for making Aadhaar mandatory for PAN cards Supreme Court questions govt for making Aadhaar mandatory for PAN cards

Attorney General of India Mukul Rohatgi said that the centre had found a number of PAN cards being used to divert funds. In the latest development, the Supreme Court asked Centre 'how can u make Aadhaar card mandatory when we have passed an order...

Bebe Is Closing All 175 of Its Stores Bebe Is Closing All 175 of Its Stores

JCPenney announced it would close 140 stores in the coming months, while teen fashion brand Rue 21 announced massive branch shutdowns, including two in Tampa Bay. Founded by CEO Manny Mashouf in San Francisco, Calif.in 1976, the store drew its name f...

U.S. stocks and US$ off on geopolitical angst; sterling, gold soar U.S. stocks and US$ off on geopolitical angst; sterling, gold soar

The dollar index traded near three-week lows today, dragged down by a resurgent sterling after British Prime Minister Theresa May called for an early general election ahead of Brexit negotiations. Meanwhile, expectations of a June rate hiked edged ...

Schwarber, Cubs rally past Brewers to snap 4-game skid Schwarber, Cubs rally past Brewers to snap 4-game skid

Chicago is 9-3 in Hendricks' last 12 division starts and 5-0 in their last 5 games against a left-handed starter while the under is 5-2 in their last 7 games overall. When his curveball is on it can be devastating. I tried to get ahead of the guys a...

APNewsBreak: Baby orca! Last killer whale born at SeaWorld

The amusement park giant announced past year it will end its orca breeding program and stop the shows after pressure from animal rights advocates and public perception following the release of the film 'Blackfish '. Observations about the calf and T...

May asks public to trust her decision on snap poll

Foreign Ministry spokesman Martin Schaefer said Wednesday: "We have an interest.in predictability and reliability, because we want to get this process done in the prescribed period of time and above all because we don't need upheaval in this negotiat...

Federal, State Agencies Accuse Ocwen Of Mortgage Errors, Illegal Foreclosures Federal, State Agencies Accuse Ocwen Of Mortgage Errors, Illegal Foreclosures

The CFPB said it had uncovered "substantial evidence" that Ocwen has engaged in significant and systemic misconduct "at almost every stage of the mortgage servicing process". A company that services escrow accounts is required to make timely insuranc...

Ontario, Canada brings in foreign housing tax to cool market Ontario, Canada brings in foreign housing tax to cool market

Before imposing any new measures on real estate agents, Ontario government said, it will review the regulations governing the industry, including the body representing agents (the Ontario Real Estate Association) and the provincial regulator (The Rea...

Workers relieve pressure on leaking Alaska oil well

The leak is at the BPXA Drill Site 2 (DS2) pad, Well 3, and oil and natural gas well, in the Greater Prudhoe Bay area, about five miles from the Deadhorse Airport, according to a Sunday update from the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservat...

Pagegroup PLC (MPI) Upgraded to Buy at Kepler Capital Markets

Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and eight have given a buy rating to the company's stock. Liberum Capital's TP indicates a potential upside of 14.98% from the company's previous stock clo...

Additional officers placed on leave over United passenger removal Additional officers placed on leave over United passenger removal

Joking that she might have to have some members of her audience escorted out of the building, she proposed a simple solution for United Airlines to avoid this situation in the future: stop overbooking flights. Dao, his family, the passengers on his f...

UK prime minister defends decision to seek snap election

Downing Street sources say the Tory leader does not want to take part in TV debates ahead of the snap election on June 8. (Philip Toscano/PA via AP). But they have welcomed the election too, which will be a test of Brexit. Earlier , May said hol...

ACC brings championship sites back to North Carolina ACC brings championship sites back to North Carolina

Like women's basketball , swimming will be held in Greensboro through 2023. The NCAA appears to have enacted a major shift in policy, using the heavy critical fire its receiving for its return to North Carolina as cover for its acceptance of gambl...

American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) Reviewed By Analysts American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) Reviewed By Analysts

Jonathan S. Linen holds 662,912 (0.07% of shares outstanding) and Alfred F. Kelly, Jr holds 418,143 (0.05% of shares outstanding). However, it could also mean that something is fundamentally wrong with the company. Stockholders of record on Friday, A...

USAFacts: Steve Ballmer's Debuts New Site to Track Government Spending USAFacts: Steve Ballmer's Debuts New Site to Track Government Spending

Her answer: "A, it won't, because there are things government doesn't get to, and B, you're missing it". And it was hard to find the numbers I was looking for. Just to skim the surface, here is an example of the elucidating drilldown-style statistics...

Lewis Hamilton 'deflated' after costly Bahrain GP pit-stop error

Personally, it is tough, but that is life. Hamilton came in for a tyre change soon after and took his time penalty. Ferrari did a better job. "We don't like that", Wolff stated. Hamilton also finished second to Vettel in the Australian opener, be...

Markets Right Now: An early gain gone, stocks end lower

The Standard & Poor's 500 index lost 3 points, or 0.1 percent, to 2,339 as of 3:15 p.m. Utilities .SPLRCU , real estate .SPLRCR and consumer staples .SPLRCS , which have risen in the past few days, were down. Energy companies skidded. Chevron $1.71...

USA trying to identify chemical agent used in Mosul attack

Twenty five Iraqi soldiers required medical treatment after their unit was hit with a mustard agent fired from an ISIS rocket on Sunday, according to CBS News . If there is a siege and hundreds of thousands of people don't have water and don't have ...

EPA to review toxic discharge rule for coal plants

If Pruitt opts to skip the baseball game, the union that represents the 1,000 employees in the EPA's Region 5 office, the American Federation of Government Employees Local 704, would want to discuss what it describes as "devastating cuts he and the T...

Tillerson slams Iran nuclear deal as 'failed approach,' vows 'comprehensive review'

But Tillerson argued the accord had just been a way of "buying off" the regime and would only delay its development of a nuclear weapon that could threaten its region and the world. And even if the United States does not reimpose the nuclear sanction...

Dollar down, gold gains on global risks; US stocks inch up Dollar down, gold gains on global risks; US stocks inch up

Platinum rose 0.5 percent to $975.80, while palladium dropped 0.2 percent to $793.40. "We see the yen continuing to strengthen, and a strong yen and strong gold have gone hand in hand since November", Saxo Bank's head of commodity strategy Ole Hansen...

Advertisers flee 'The O'Reilly Factor' en masse Advertisers flee 'The O'Reilly Factor' en masse

O'Reilly has a history of sexual harassment at Fox News and was famously sued by Andrea Mackris 8 years ago for an enormous amount of money, so it is hardly surprising other women have come forward. If more advertisers follow, it could pose an existe...

Harley-Davidson Sales, Earnings Drop Again in First Quarter Harley-Davidson Sales, Earnings Drop Again in First Quarter

In last year's first quarter, the motorcycle manufacturer reported $1.36 per share in earnings and $1.58 billion in revenue. Bill Alpert , a senior editor at the financial magazine, Barron's , said the company's target demographic is aging, which...

Goldman Sachs' profits miss forecasts as trading struggled

Income from share dealing fell and fees from bond, currency and commodity trading were relatively flat. Bank of America reported a 17% increase in FICC revenue this quarter over the same period past year. More than other large financial institutions,...

Good news for farmers as IMP predicts normal monsoon in India Good news for farmers as IMP predicts normal monsoon in India

Ramesh, director general of the state-run India Meteorological Department, told a news conference. The IMD will issue the updated forecast in early June for the second part of the monsoon, and by that time, more information on the evolution of El N...

Arconic Jumps As CEO Kleinfeld Exits Amid Proxy Fight Arconic Jumps As CEO Kleinfeld Exits Amid Proxy Fight

Arconic's stock, which had risen 13.7 percent since Elliott mounted its proxy bid through its last close, rose as much as 9.8 percent to $28.44 in early trading. But, as we have noted before, Alcoa Corp . has been flying high along with all other c...

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