Friday August 18-th, 2017

AAA projects increase in Memorial Day travel AAA projects increase in Memorial Day travel

Economic factors, such as increases in consumer spending and gross domestic product, are strong enough to overcome slight gains in US gasoline prices, AAA noted. Despite air fares that are up 9 percent on average compared with a year ago, according...

KitKat UK trademark rejected on appeal KitKat UK trademark rejected on appeal

But in 2016, the EU's second-highest court annulled that decision , forcing the EUIPO to decide whether Kit Kat had acquired "distinctive character" in each of the 28 European Union member states. "Our color purple has been linked with Cadbury f...

Five Guys beats In-N-Out as favorite burger restaurant in America Five Guys beats In-N-Out as favorite burger restaurant in America

Five Guys has almost 1500 restaurants worldwide. Shake Shack finished third in the survey, followed by Wendy's , Culver's Whataburger, McDonald's, Sonic America's Drive-In, Smashburger and Steak 'n Shake. The chain is popular for its simple an...

Si Woo Kim keeps his cool and wins Players Championship

Holmes wasn't alone. Defending champion Jason Day closed with an 80, keeping very much in tact the streak of no victor ever repeating in the Players. "I feel like I'm still dreaming", Kim said, through an interpreter, about becoming the youngest Pl...

Trump calls Macron to congratulate him on election win Trump calls Macron to congratulate him on election win

French President Francois Hollande chaired his final cabinet meeting Wednesday before handing over the reins to Emmanuel Macron, with his Socialist Party close to implosion. Some, like Valls, want to be part of a Macron majority, but others are prepa...

Oil prices build on gains on expectation of extended crude supply cut Oil prices build on gains on expectation of extended crude supply cut

Initially, it had been planned that the deal to cut nearly 1.8 million barrels per day in production and agreed on December 10, will be effective in the first half of this year with possibility of rollover toll the end of 2017. OPEC is set to conven...

Europe warns of more attacks, WannaCry spreads to Asia Europe warns of more attacks, WannaCry spreads to Asia

This is because the virus has especially affected older Microsoft systems by taking advantage of a weakness found in documents leaked from the US National Security Agency. "Since the global coordinated ransomware attack on thousands of private an...

Putin offers to give Congress notes of Trump's meeting

The White House has denied President Trump shared classified information and Trump tweeted he had the "absolute right" to discuss terrorism-related issues with Russian Federation. "But everybody gets a fair trial in this country", Amash added a...

Selena Gomez Goes Makeup-Free in 'Bad Liar' Teaser Selena Gomez Goes Makeup-Free in 'Bad Liar' Teaser

The singer posted three Instagrams in a row of the same image-the words " Bad Liar " scrawled in lipstick on a bathroom mirror. "The teasers, which you can see below, have no vocals but the artist has captioned her TV post '#BadLiar 5.18" which sug...

Chelsea Manning Has Been Released From Prison Chelsea Manning Has Been Released From Prison

President Obama commuted Manning's sentence three days before his second term expired, shaving all but four months of the sentence. That decision angered national security experts, who say Manning put American lives at risk , but it won praise ...

Kulbhushan Jadhav death sentence: International Court of Justice to deliver verdict today

The UN tribunal, based in The Hague, said in a statement issued Wednesday that it "will deliver its order on the request for the indication of provisional measures made by India in the Jadhav Case (India v. However, India, after being denied consular...

Elliott Responds To BHP's Approach Elliott Responds To BHP's Approach

The funds manager has called for an open and independent review of BHP's petroleum business. Miner BHP Billiton has announced it will drop the name "Billiton" in a rebranding exercise to build its standing as a major Australian company rather than ...

Exact Sciences Corporation (EXAS) Exact Sciences Corporation (EXAS)

Exact Sciences Corporation (EXAS ) belongs to the "Healthcare" sector with an industry focus on "Medical Laboratories & Research", with Mr. Kevin T. Conroy as Chairman of The Board, Chief Exec. Leerink Swann analyst P. Souda anticipates that the medi...

After SKorean leader eyes North trip, Trump offers US invite After SKorean leader eyes North trip, Trump offers US invite

Trump and Moon agreed to continue to work toward strengthening relations between the two countries. In the call, Trump invited Moon to visit Washington, DC, and the South Korean president accepted the invitation, the release added. "I will also go ...

Technical Analysis That Matters: Forterra, Inc. (FRTA), Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (COG)

Acrospire Investment Management LLC increased its position in Cabot Oil & Gas Co.by 85.7% in the third quarter. Sanders Capital LLC now owns 17,933,061 shares of the oil and gas exploration company's stock valued at $472,013,000 after buying an addit...

European Union court finds member states must ratify trade deals with investor protections European Union court finds member states must ratify trade deals with investor protections

As that is not the case, the court concludes that the European Union does not have exclusive competence. The European Union free trade agreement with Singapore can not be concluded by the European Union alone, at least not in its current fo...

US housing starts fell 2.6 percent in April US housing starts fell 2.6 percent in April

Privately-owned housing starts in April were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,172,000, which is 2.6 percent below the revised March estimate of 1,203,000 but is 0.7 percent higher than the April 2016 rate of 1,164,000. A survey on Monday s...

Travel chaos in Greece as strikes spread

Journalists are on a 24-hour strike. No newspapers will be circulating on Wednesday as journalists will put a pause on reportage on Tuesday. Demonstrations are also planned in the capital, Athens , for the morning. On May 2, Athens and the so-call...

IFC Holdings Incorporated FL Has $858000 Position in TJX Companies Inc (TJX)

It also reduced Starbucks Corp (NASDAQ:SBUX) stake by 62,500 shares and now owns 100,000 shares. Finally, Gulf International Bank UK Ltd raised its stake in shares of TJX Companies by 1.3% in the first quarter. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, May ...

ACLU criticizes use neck holds following Vegas man's death ACLU criticizes use neck holds following Vegas man's death

Sunday, which began with the man approaching two uniformed officers inside The Venetian casino-hotel. The officers chased him into a parking area and tried using a stun gun, then punching Brown, before an officer employed the neck restraint.

Analyst Outlook: Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras (ADR) (NYSE:PBR) Analyst Outlook: Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras (ADR) (NYSE:PBR)

Shares of PetroleoBrasileiro S.A. - Petrobras (NYSE: PBR ) held volume of 27.93 Million shares as compare to its average volume of 22366.03 shares. There has also been a knock-on effect as it relates to trading volume now reflected in weak real-time ...

Trump MidEast visit 'all about' backing Israel, opposing Iran

Citing White House officials, Reuters said the arms package could surpass $300 billion over a decade and will help Saudi Arabia boost defenses against Iran , the Islamic State (IS) extremist group, and other regional threats. The Saudi package incl...

Nifty crosses 9500-mark for first time Nifty crosses 9500-mark for first time

The Sensex touched a high of 30,518.78 points and a low of 30,363.37 points during the intra-day trade so far. BSE Sensex, the barometer index, rose 260.48 points or 0.86% to 30,582.60 points after reaching a new all-time high of 30,591.55 points, ...

Liberty Global plc (NASDAQ:LBTYA) Needle Ticks -11.61% For the Week

Liberty Global plc had its "equal-weight" rating reiterated by analysts at Barclays. Pivotal Research cut their price objective on Liberty Global plc - Class A from $47.00 to $42.00 and set a "buy" rating on the stock in a research report on Wednesda...

Stamp Out Hunger drive exceeds goal, collects over 106K pounds of food Stamp Out Hunger drive exceeds goal, collects over 106K pounds of food

Stamp Out Hunger is a campaign with the National Association of Letter Carriers. They collected food donations today as part of the annual Stamp Out Hunger event. "We would also like to thank the community members who supported this effort by dona...

Raises Schroders plc (SDR) Price Target to GBX 3650

The stock of Healthcare Trust Of America Inc (NYSE:HTA) earned "Buy" rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Wednesday, August 26. The rating was initiated by JP Morgan on Thursday, February 4 with "Overweight". The company has market cap of $10.15 billion. The...

Fact check: Claims about Trump's tax plan don't hold up Fact check: Claims about Trump's tax plan don't hold up

It also does not fully embrace tax proposals backed by Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan, an essential ally if the president is to make good on his promise to deliver a tax overhaul that creates growth and brings jobs to struggling parts of the coun...

Cyber attack hits 200000 in at least 150 countries - Europol

The NHS has said hospitals have had to cancel some outpatient appointments because of the attack. NHS Digital, which manages the health service cyber security, said fewer than 5% of devices within the health service still use the old system Windo...

China invests $124B for new Silk Road

That's how Mr Xi presented his Belt and Road vision to drive trade and prosperity through Chinese built infrastructure. The gathering is the latest high-profile appearance for Mr Xi that seeks to cast him as a global leader and chief advocate for f...

Transaction charge only for State Bank Buddy, says SBI Transaction charge only for State Bank Buddy, says SBI

The circular titled "Revision in service charges additions/ modifications: wef 01/06/2017" said Rs 25 per transaction would apply on cash out through ATM. Cash deposit upto Rs 10 ,000 through business correspondent to be charged between Rs 2 and 8...

Springboks draw All Blacks in 2019 Rugby World Cup

Scotland and Ireland will meet each other in the early stages, as they have been put in the same pool, alongside the hosts Japan. Wales were drawn in pool D - alongside Australia for a second successive World Cup - Georgia, "Oceania 1" and "Ameri...

Air Canada is going to launch a Loyalty Program with New Improvements Air Canada is going to launch a Loyalty Program with New Improvements

Roughly 15 years after making its frequent flyer program a separate company, Air Canada is calling it quits, saying Thursday it will create its own program in June 2020, after the conclusion of its contract with the company that now controls it.

China's First Civilian Airliner - And Industry Ambitions - Take Maiden Flight

The narrow-body aircraft took off from the Shanghai Pudong International Airport on Friday. The aircraft will be used in the domestic market, the Asia-Pacific region and the African market in its early days. China's first large homemade passenger jet...

Here's what Warren Buffett said about IITs and India

Still, the analysts said that based on Buffett's investing record and a review of prior reinsurance transactions, the "total projected benefit" is about US$8 billion. Buffett said there's no change in Berkshire's plan to eventually replace him. He ...

Snapchat's growth stalls in Facebook's shadow in 1Q report

Nomura initiated coverage on Snap in a research report on Thursday, March 2nd. The company has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average price target of $21.91. In addition, average revenue per user (ARPU) was up from $0.32 in the same quarter pa...

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