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Oil prices rise as market expects extended production cut

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The sales would generate $500 million in the first year, documents released by the administration showed. The joint efforts of the OPEC cartel with non-OPEC producers dating back to October 2016 initially resulted to a curb of almost 1.8 million in the first month. Read More »

Supreme Court rejects North Carolina congressional district maps

Supreme Court ruled Monday that the Republican-controlled North Carolina Legislature had drawn two congressional districts that amount to unconstitutional racial gerrymanders. Republicans complained about the ruling, however, saying it compounds " the confused state of the law ". Democrats hope to develop a broader constitutional challenge to partisan gerrymandering that would take aim at North Carolina's 2016 lines, along with those of other red states. Read More »

Orbotech Ltd (ORBK) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $205.27 Million

The company's a year ago sales total was 195.98 Million. The stock decreased 0.21% or $0.03 during the last trading session, reaching $14.36. Shares of Gevo , Inc. After $0.42 actual earnings per share reported by Orbotech Ltd for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 42.86% EPS growth. Freestone Capital Holdings Llc increased Spdr S&P 500 Etf Tr (SPY) stake by 10,368 shares to 210,048 valued at $46.95 million in 2016Q4. Read More »

Trump pushes for Mideast peace

In the Russian Federation investigation, the smoke hasn't cleared because President Donald Trump keeps shooting. And then, of course, there are the question about Israel's demand to be recognized as "a Jewish state" and decades of spilled blood and hatred, fueled by propaganda, questions about "the right of return" of displaced Palestinians, and Israel's policy aimed to change the demographics by importing Jews from around the world that make this land of Peacerael very elusive indeed. Read More »

Pope Francis and Donald Trump meet at Vatican

The meeting, which concluded Trump's tour of the world's largest monotheistic religions, comes after the president and pope collided head-on early a year ago, when Francis was sharply critical of Trump's campaign pledge to build an impenetrable wall on the Mexican border and his declaration that the United States should turn away Muslim immigrants and refugees. Read More »

Venezuela sets date for delayed regional elections

Venezuelans are scrutinizing the government and the armed forces for any further cracks as protesters take to the streets daily to demand early elections, humanitarian aid to alleviate food and medicine shortages, and freedom for jailed activists. Read More »

Saudi minister expects extension of oil production cut

The output reductions have been in effect since November, when the 13-country Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries agreed to cut production by 1.2 million barrels a day, while non-OPEC countries chipped in with a further 600,000-barrel reduction. Read More »

OPEC likely to extend output cuts into next year

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OPEC member states have agreed to cut oil outputs for another nine months in order to continue boosting oil prices . Still, it's been enough to bring USA producers who eased back as prices tumbled past year back into the market. Blanch noted that a backwardation market will put downward pressure on forward prices and hurt shale players who price their products on forward prices. Read More »

Ryan rejects Trump's branding of Comey as 'nut job'

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Ryan said he supported letting the Russian election interference investigations "take their course" at the Department of Justice and on Capitol Hill, declining to comment about items "under ongoing review". When Trump "sees a goal he wants to achieve - health care is a flawless example - he just focuses on it". If Ryan put forth the effort he expends on protecting President Trump into saving programs like Meals on Wheels, we would then have a true Speaker for the people. Read More »

Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) Receives Buy Rating from Drexel Hamilton

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Cowen & Co initiated NOW Inc (NYSE:DNOW) on Friday, September 16 with "Market Perform" rating. (NASDAQ: CSCO ) stock went up with a prior 52-week high of $34.60.During the session shares traded on above-average volume. Sawgrass Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability Co reported 83,214 shares or 0.12% of all its holdings. Duncker Streett Inc reported 53,308 shares. Massachusetts Ma holds 0% of its portfolio in Community Health Systems (NYSE:CYH) for 1.04 million shares. Read More »

At least 2 dead as tornadoes pummel central US

One person was killed after a tornado ripped through parts of Barron County. The National Weather Service said spotters reported a tornado four miles northwest of Chetek at 5:35 p.m., and another five miles southwest of Weyerhaeuser at 6:15 p.m. Read More »

Donald Trump holds Vatican meeting with Pope Francis

Trump gave the pope a first-edition set of writings from Martin Luther King Jr., including five books. The president replied, "We can use peace". Climate change activists projected the words "Planet Earth First" on the massive dome of St. Read More »

Oil rises on expectations of output cut

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Oman said prior to the meeting that it wasn't opposed to nine months, but wanted more discussion before giving its support. Tomorrow OPEC ministers are set to meet at their Vienna headquarter in order to decide the fate of the current OPEC deal that is aimed at removing as much as 1.76 million barrels of crude oil from the market . Read More »

US Homeland Security Ready to Assist UK in Probe Into Manchester Explosion

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Britain was on its second-highest alert level of "severe", meaning an attack by militants is considered highly likely, after the suicide bomb blast at the end of a concert by US singer Ariana Grande in Manchester on Monday. "We encourage any affected USA citizens who need assistance to contact the U.S Embassy in London and follow Department of State guidance", the statement read. Read More »

Game Digital PLC's (GMD) Hold Rating Reaffirmed at Liberum Capital

Bamco holds 4.10M shares. Twenty now has $51.01 billion valuation. It closed at $1.9 lastly. Shareholders of record on Thursday, April 6th were given a dividend of GBX 2 ($0.03) per share. Deutsche Bank maintained SIG plc (LON:SHI) rating on Monday, November 14. ILLEGAL ACTIVITY WARNING: "Ladbrokes Coral Group PLC's (LCL) Buy Rating Reaffirmed at Shore Capital" was reported by Sports Perspectives and is owned by of Sports Perspectives. Read More »

Fed signals it is close to rate hike

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Initially, the cap would be set at a low level, but every three months the Fed would allow deeper cuts. The goal would be to minimize the effect of the bond sales on loan rates paid by consumers and businesses. "While most expect the pending minutes to reinforce expectations of a June rate hike, investors will be searching for further clues on when, or if, a third rate hike is still on the table". Read More »

Bank Of Canada Maintains Interest Rates At 0.5%, Optimistic On Growth

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In a statement seen as less dovish than some had expected, the central bank said excess capacity remains in the economy and wage growth is subdued but noted strong spending by Canadians along with a housing boom and job growth. She added that it was likely too hard for the bank to summarize its nuanced views in Wednesday's release about the complex and developing issues Canada has faced over the past couple of months. Read More »

Ford to fire CEO Mark Fields

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Ford shares have gone down almost 40 per cent since Mr Fields, 56, took over three years ago, at the peak of the United States auto industry's recovery. Previously, Hackett was chief executive of Steelcase , the office furniture company. The 56-year-old CEO has been pouring billions into self-driving cars and ride-sharing experiments as its traditional-car business has struggled far more than at General Motors in a slowing U.S. Read More »

Here's what the 'glowing orb' Trump touched in Saudi Arabia actually was

Trump also labeled the nuclear agreement reached between Iran and the Group 5 + 1 (the five permanent members of the UN Security Council plus Germany) as a mistake. The American president did not raise human rights concerns or criticize the killing of civilians in Yemen by Saudi forces. While the president did extol Jerusalem's beauty and spirituality during his concluding speech Tuesday at the Israel Museum, he made no mention of the embassy. Read More »

Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment (NYSE:PEI) Value Score to Watch

It closed at $32.61 lastly. It has underperformed by 64.43% the S&P500. Investors sentiment increased to 0.95 in Q4 2016. Its down 0.24, from 1.3 in 2016Q3. Citigroup initiated the stock with "Buy" rating in Thursday, January 21 report. The company maintained ROI for the last twelve months at -79.70%. Spinnaker Trust increased Consumer Staples Select Sector Spdr (XLP) stake by 72,052 shares to 305,891 valued at $15.82M in 2016Q4. Read More »

Stock with Unusual Volume: CEL-SCI Corporation (CVM)

The stock's current trading price is $75.72 by scoring 3.97%. CEL-SCI Corporation (CVM) now trades with a market capitalization of $24.60 Million. Its share price has grown 18.92% in three months and is up 6.35% for the last five trades. The overall volume in the last trading session was 1.93 million shares, versus the average volume of 1.87 million shares. A stock rating usually tells investors how well a stock's market value relates to what analysts think is a fair value for the stock, ... Read More »

Pope Francis gave Trump 2015 encyclical on climate change

The US presidential delegation arrived at the Vatican just after 8am local time . Pope Francis went on to attend his Wednesday address in the Vatican and Trump took a tour of the Sistine Chapel. With his poll numbers at a record low for a recently-elected president, he will be hoping for a boost after rubbing shoulders with the popular pope. Read More »

ASOS plc's (ASC) "Buy" Rating Reaffirmed at Berenberg Bank

Therefore 35% are positive. GBX 941.24's average target is -2.51% below currents GBX 965.5 stock price. The company was downgraded on Monday, October 12 by Raymond James. The stock has "Neutral" rating by Credit Suisse on Friday, June 17. 01/27/2015 - Burberry Group PLC had its "overweight" rating reiterated by analysts at Morgan Stanley. Read More »

Melania and Ivanka Trump Wore Veils to Meet the Pope

Trump's delegation included his wife Melania and his eldest daughter Ivanka , her husband Jared Kushner , as well as former bodyguard Keith Schiller and social media director Dan Scavino. I said, the pope? "Well, I'll be reading them", he said. As the two men chatted, Mr Trump was heard telling the Pope that it was "a great honour" to meet him. Read More »

Exxon Mobil Corp (XOM) Holder Proshare Advisors LLC Has Lifted Position

Zevin Asset Management Llc increased Exxon Mobil Corp Com (XOM) stake by 65.31% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. It has underperformed by 25.78% the S&P500. Shares for $306,592 were sold by Lamb Robert B. Shares for $1.88M were sold by FITZGERALD TIMOTHY JOHN on Wednesday, March 1. The insider Ortwein Sara N sold 5,000 shares worth $454,384. Read More »

Intelligence chief won't disclose private conversations with Trump

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Throughout the Trump-Russia investigation, the core question - the question that mattered above all others - was whether President Trump or his associates colluded with Russia to try to influence the 2016 election. Subsequently, reports emerged that Trump in several conversations with Comey had asked for his personal loyalty, which Comey declined to offer. "We could not put a value on it", says the senior USA intelligence official, "because we didn't really understand the context until ... Read More »

Source says Flynn to invoke 5th Amendment — APNewsBreak

Mark Warner (right) and Richard Burr speak to the media. Burr (R-North Carolina) said at a joint press conference at Warner's side. As a useful Lawfare explainer notes, the committee can either try to refer the matter to the USA attorney for criminal action, or it can try to get the Senate , under a provision in a 1978 ethics reform law, to enlist its counsel to bring a civil action to compel release of the documents. Read More »

Surprised by CAG report on Vizhinjam, welcome look into issues raised: Chandy

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The CAG's findings are listed in the report on the Public Sector Undertakings for the financial year ending on March 31, 2016 tabled in the Assembly on Tuesday. For instance, the pact mentions the commissioning of a competing port within 100 km of Vizhinjam by a "government instrumentality". The expense of the project is Rs 7525 crore. Read More »

Trump Meets Pope Francis At The Vatican

Trump, midway through his grueling nine-day maiden global journey, will meet the pontiff at the Vatican early Wednesday where the two will have a private audience laden with religious symbolism and ancient protocol. Trump presented the pope with several gifts, including a collection of first editions by Martin Luther King and a bronze sculpture. "Well, I'll be reading them", the US President said. Read More »

Ford announces 10 percent workforce layoff Worldwide

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Ford will offer about 1,400 white-collar workers early retirement and separation packages as part of the job-cutting plan, with people expected to leave by September, the company said. But investors are anxious about slowing sales and an industry that could be dominated by autonomous vehicles and auto sharing in the future. But Ford and other USA automakers have also been under pressure from President Donald Trump to create USA jobs. Read More »