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Markets European intelligence officials briefed in Israel on Iran's nuclear archive
Author: 0 European intelligence officials briefed in Israel on Iran's nuclear archive

Former Secretary of State John Kerry is attempting to save his signature Iran Nuclear Deal as yet another deadline looms for the Trump administration on whether the USA will pull out of the agreement. Such an action could only be blocked by the UN Security Council but the United States could simply veto any such resolution. But U.S. sanctions would likely hurt any companies that do business with Iran.

Markets Sachin Bansal could exit Flipkart following Walmart deal
Author: 0 Sachin Bansal could exit Flipkart following Walmart deal

Sources said all major investors in Flipkart, including SoftBank of Japan, are more or less on board with Walmart's purchase and the deal could be announced in the coming days. The Economic Times newspaper first reported about the negotiations in January, although it had said that the deal would be a minority investment.

Markets Output in United Kingdom factories hits 17-month low during April
Author: 0 Output in United Kingdom factories hits 17-month low during April

According to the report, expansion was also recorded in the CBN's PMI for the nonmanufacturing sector as the index stood at 57.5 points in April 2018, indicating expansion in the Non-manufacturing PMI for the 12th consecutive month. All of the nations covered registered an increase in charges, with the steepest seen in Germany and the weakest in Greece. "However, demand in worldwide markets remained relatively subdued, with new orders from overseas falling at the fastest pace in just over a ...

Author: 0 Were Analysts Bearish AVEVA Group plc (LON:AVV) This Week?

Cutter & Brokerage Inc owns 38,075 shares. $467,090 worth of Stellus Capital Investment Corporation (NYSE:SCM) shares were bought by Ladd Robert T. The insider D'Angelo Dean bought $58,100. The firm has "Buy" rating by Numis Securities given on Thursday, December 1. Peel Hunt has "Buy" rating and GBX 245 target. The Company's Exploration segment is involved in the search for resources for commercial exploitation, and the determination of the technical feasibility and commercial viability of ...

Markets Under Armour sees first-quarter loss, but sales beat estimates
Author: 0 Under Armour sees first-quarter loss, but sales beat estimates

About 75,698 shares traded. The SI to Under Armour Inc Class A's float is 18.31%. A lower price to book ratio indicates that the stock might be undervalued. Also, Director Byron K. Adams, Jr. sold 34,726 shares of the business's stock in a transaction dated Friday, August 5th. Deutsche Bank AG reiterated a buy rating on shares of Under Armour in a research note on Sunday, July 17th.

Markets Scotland ends cheap booze as minimum price starts
Author: 0 Scotland ends cheap booze as minimum price starts

The legislation has been criticised by small government campaigners who say that it will only serve as a levy on the poor and will not in itself solve Scotland's alcoholism problems. Sturgeon added: "I think we will see countries across Europe and further afield look to replicate what has been done here in Scotland". The SWA, on the other hand, argued that MUP was illegal under European Union law and that it amounted to a "trade barrier" which "is a real concern for our industry".

Markets Serial killer search led to wrong man in 2017 — APNewsBreak
Author: 0 Serial killer search led to wrong man in 2017 — APNewsBreak

Authorities declined to name the online site. Contacted Friday, both Ancestry and 23andMe.com said they weren't involved in the case. It's not the that of it that anyone has an issue with since the better part of ourselves always desires justice, it's the how - namely, the police use of a genealogy website GEDMatch to go from point A (the killer's DNA sample found at two murder scenes) to point B (a relative's match) to lead back to point A.

Markets Boeing raises 2018 forecast, crushing earnings estimates
Author: 0 Boeing raises 2018 forecast, crushing earnings estimates

Morgan Stanley reaffirmed an "equal weight" rating and set a $373.00 target price (up from $340.00) on shares of Boeing in a research report on Friday, February 23rd. analysts forecast that Boeing will post 14.07 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. In other news, CFO Gregory D. Smith sold 36,079 shares of the stock in a transaction on Thursday, February 8th.

Markets U.S. economy enjoys moderate growth in first quarter
Author: 0 U.S. economy enjoys moderate growth in first quarter

The U.S. economy slowed to a moderate 2.3 percent annual growth rate in the first quarter as consumer spending turned in the weakest performance in almost five years. Federal Reserve officials are likely to shrug off tepid first-quarter growth. The White House has estimated average annual household income would increase $4,000, factoring in economic growth and companies using their tax savings to increase wages.

Markets Facebook reports profit surge, user growth despite scandals
Author: 0 Facebook reports profit surge, user growth despite scandals

The Cambridge Analytica data scandal highlights the necessity for organizations to be transparent about the type of personal information that they collect, the reasons for doing so and to whom such information may be shared. Facebook attracts 40 million monthly active users in Britain, he wrote, representing about 60 percent of the entire population. "You aren't an innocent party wronged by the likes of Cambridge Analytica , but you are the problem, sir".

Markets Facebook to clearly label political advertising in Britain, CTO says
Author: 0 Facebook to clearly label political advertising in Britain, CTO says

The tech giant also boasted a 50 percent increase in ad revenues, from $7.86 billion dollars in the first quarter of 2017 to $11.79 billion in 2018, showing that it's still on good terms with advertisers. Zuckerberg has repeatedly apologized for the breach, which triggered a sell-off in shares. In a wild back-and-forth exchange, Lucas pressed Schroepfer on why Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg would not appear before British MPs.

Markets Credit Suisse Group Reaffirms
Author: 0 Credit Suisse Group Reaffirms "Outperform" Rating for Caterpillar (CAT)

Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT ) has risen 60.63% since April 24, 2017 and is uptrending. The stock outperformed the S&P500 by 49.08%. NGVT's SI was 467,800 shares in April as released by FINRA. Gradient Investments Limited Co, a Minnesota-based fund reported 714 shares. While, the analyst predicted that the company could provide an EPS of $1.79/share.

Markets Marquez dominates for sixth-straight Texas win
Author: 0 Marquez dominates for sixth-straight Texas win

Having been demoted to fourth place on the grid from pole for blocking Maverick Vinales in qualifying, Marquez leapt to second into Turn 1 as Andrea Iannone scorched into an early lead. The margins among the first four began to blow out through the second half of the race, Dovizioso remaining glued to the back of Zarco in fifth as the pair began to slowly drop Pedrosa.

Markets TCS: First $100 billion Indian company and more
Author: 0 TCS: First $100 billion Indian company and more

Today's performance at the stock exchanges made the TCS as the most valuable tech company of India as the first corporation to touch Dollars 100 billion mark in a decade. In March 2009, TCS was 1.5 times smaller than Infosys in terms of market value. TCS forms close to 4.5 per cent of the Bombay Stock Exchange's total market cap of ₹151 lakh crore.

Markets Don't eat any romaine lettuce, CDC warns, as E. coli outbreak grows
Author: 0 Don't eat any romaine lettuce, CDC warns, as E. coli outbreak grows

The previous alerts just applied to sliced romaine on its own and as component of tossed salads & mixed greens. Officials also said consumers should throw away any lettuce if they're unsure what kind it is. The CDC advises that consumers who have symptoms of STEC infection should contact their health care provider to report their symptoms and receive care.

Markets P&G buys Merck's consumer health business for US$4.2bn
Author: 0 P&G buys Merck's consumer health business for US$4.2bn

The company has announced that the sale of its consumer health unit does not alter its business objective of selling the prescribed medicines such as Erbitux for treating cancer and Rebif for multiple sclerosis treatment. The Merck consumer healthcare brands generate almost $1 billion in annual sales and grew 6% in the past two years. The business pulled in new sales of around $911 million a year ago.

Markets Wells Fargo Walloped With Massive Fine
Author: 0 Wells Fargo Walloped With Massive Fine

WFC underperformed by 19.30% the S&P500. Wells Fargo will need to come up with a risk management plan to be approved by bank regulators, and get approval from bank regulators before hiring senior employees. Qs Invsts Lc invested in 492 shares. Hartford Mngmt has invested 0.24% in EOG Resources, Inc. Moreover, Oppenheimer And has 0.19% invested in Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB).

Markets Out-of-cash ATMs remind me of demonetisation days: Mamata Banerjee
Author: 0 Out-of-cash ATMs remind me of demonetisation days: Mamata Banerjee

There is one problem that some states have less currency and others have more. Singh also said that cash had been dispatched by the RBI upon special request to certain regions where there was acute shortage of cash . Telangana IT Minister, K. T. Rama Rao, in response to Mr. Jaitley's tweet said, "Sir, with due respect the cash shortage in Banks & ATMs is neither sudden nor temporary".

Markets Instagram developing tool that'll let users download their data
Author: 0 Instagram developing tool that'll let users download their data

Photo-sharing app Instagram has launched a new feature on its platform that enables users to take professional shots. If the tool is launched before May 25, it will help Instagram comply with upcoming European privacy laws that require data portability , technology news website TechCrunch , which first reported the news on Wednesday, said.

Markets Volkswagen has appointed Herbert Diess as CEO
Author: 0 Volkswagen has appointed Herbert Diess as CEO

Diess also has a more diversified history in the automotive business than his predecessor Matthias Mueller. The realignment focuses power in Diess' hands, as he will continue to oversee the namesake division. He has presided over a wide ranging restructuring of the company and its other brands. Diess is a former BMW executive who since 2015 has headed the core Volkswagen brand.

Markets Why Does the Fed Keep Hiking Interest Rates?
Author: 0 Why Does the Fed Keep Hiking Interest Rates?

Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Raphael Bostic said Friday the economy is facing upside risks to activity over coming years, and that's why he's supportive of pressing forward with interest rate rises. Some analysts say a short-term economic stimulus from Congress - in the form of a $1.5 trillion tax cut and federal spending increases - could eventually push the Fed to add a fourth rate move.

Markets Trump vs Amazon: Shares drop by $53 billion
Author: 0 Trump vs Amazon: Shares drop by $53 billion

Bahl & Gaynor Inc who had been investing in Amazon .Com Inc. for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $746.01B market cap company. The stock increased 0.18% or $0.02 during the last trading session, reaching $11. Stifel Nicolaus downgraded the stock to "Hold" rating in Wednesday, March 7 report. Since December 7, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 13 insider sales for $45.88 million activity.

Markets Uber has called it quits on another market
Author: 0 Uber has called it quits on another market

Uber CEO Dana Khosrowshahi will also join Grab's board of directors as part of the acquisition. While SoftBank and Didi are big investors in both companies, the deal considered to be huge for Grab , which has about 5 million drivers in 195 cities, recording 90 million downloads of its app and now valued at $6 billion.

Markets Woman bumped from overbooked United flight walks away with $10K
Author: 0 Woman bumped from overbooked United flight walks away with $10K

In response, a United spokesperson released a statement saying it had "issued this voucher per our policy". Preiss scored the golden ticket from the airline - still smarting from a string of embarrassing public relations disasters - after she was forced to get off a flight headed from Dulles International Airport in Fairfax, Virginia, to Austin, Texas, according to the outlet.

Markets Fed announces rate hike decision
Author: 0 Fed announces rate hike decision

In its statement, the Fed said the labor market "has continued to strengthen and that economic activity has been rising at a moderate rate". At the December meeting, Fed officials estimated 2.5% economic growth this year ahead of the passage of Republican tax cuts and plans to increase government spending.

Markets Claire's Opens $1.9B Ch. 11 In Delaware To Rework Debt
Author: 0 Claire's Opens $1.9B Ch. 11 In Delaware To Rework Debt

Its global subsidiaries are not part of the filing. The company's main problem was having to shoulder a heavy debt load from Apollo's 2007 leveraged buyout. It is the temple where 100 million people so far have gotten their ears pierced, and plenty more have bought cheap jewelry to complete their lewk. The company says it is working to reduce its debt by $1.9 billion.

Author: 0 SA election: Jay to resign as Labor leader after loss to Liberals

Few pundits are sticking their necks out in an election featuring two evenly-matched major parties and the unique influence of Nick Xenophon's SA Best , who, by running an open ticket, have left pollsters guessing as to where preferences might go.

Markets Walmart steps up home delivery service to challenge Amazon
Author: 0 Walmart steps up home delivery service to challenge Amazon

Target announced earlier this year that it plans to offer same-day delivery of groceries from half of its 1,800 stores using Shipt, a delivery startup it recently acquired . "This expansion is just adding the concept of delivery to the process that already existed". "Using our size and scale, we're bringing the best of Walmart to customers across the country".

Markets Jobs Are Booming, but Tariffs Could Be Bad News
Author: 0 Jobs Are Booming, but Tariffs Could Be Bad News

Over the year, the state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate decreased four-tenths of a percentage point from 3.9 percent in January of 2017. If firms convert part-time workers to full-time workers or draw in more discouraged people not now looking for work, that broad measure of labor slack might fall further without pushing down conventional measures of unemployment.

Markets Crude Oil Below 'Head and Shoulder' Neckline Level
Author: 0 Crude Oil Below 'Head and Shoulder' Neckline Level

Oil prices fell in post-settlement trade after data from the American Petroleum Institute showed USA crude inventories rose by 5.7 million barrels last week, a bigger-than-expected rise. When asked whether the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries was anxious about further USA crude output growth, OPEC Secretary General Mohammad Barkindo said he wasn't and pointed to robust demand.

Markets Amazon Is Planning to Create a Checking Account-Style Financial Product
Author: 0 Amazon Is Planning to Create a Checking Account-Style Financial Product

Amazon.com Inc.is in talks to create a checking-account-like product with big banks such as JPMorgan Chase & Co., the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. Amazon is now growing its presence in traditional, brick-and-mortar retail with its own stores and last year's acquisition of Whole Foods . According to a LendEDU survey released Wednesday, roughly 45 percent of respondents were open to using Amazon as their primary banking account , while 49.6 percent ...

Markets Former Russian spy critically ill in UK
Author: 0 Former Russian spy critically ill in UK

A former Russian spy is in a critical condition in a British hospital after "suspected exposure to an unknown substance", according to United Kingdom media. She said: "On the bench there was a couple, an older guy and a younger girl". Salisbury District Hospital's A&E is closed due to an ongoing "major incident".

Markets S Satellite to Launch in NOAA-NASA Partnership
Author: 0 S Satellite to Launch in NOAA-NASA Partnership

This is the second of four advanced geostationary weather satellites scheduled to be launched into space . The two-hour launch window opens at 4:02 p.m. "When it. becomes operational later this year, GOES-S will see the west in true high-definition, and along with the remaining satellites in our GOES-R series, will extend the life of NOAA's geostationary satellite constellation through 2036", said Tim Walsh, acting director of NOAA's GOES-R program.

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