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Uniquely Qualified for an Israeli-Palestinian Peace Deal?

Vatican was the third stop on the worldwide tour of President Trump and the FLOTUS. Ahead of President Donald Trump's Israel visit , top Christian Zionist organizations and leaders called on the president to fulfill his election campaign promise to relocate the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem , despite reports that Trump is unlikely to make the move in the near future. Read More »

Brazilian President Denies Resignation Rumors Amid Corruption Scandal

Demonstrators protest Brazil's President Michel Temer in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, May 18, 2017. Temer rejected calls for his resignation, saying he will fight allegations. Now, the calls are growing for him to be impeached or resign. The Wall Street Journal reported Joesley Batista told officials that Temer had asked him on multiple occasions for amounts totaling at least $2.2 million. Read More »

Engine catches fire on United Airlines flight headed to San Francisco

Jonathan Guerin, United Airlines spokesperson, said the troublesome passenger in Shanghai "refused to comply with crew member instructions" and left the plane on his own. On the investigation front, Greater Manchester Police say two men were arrested overnight in Manchester and in the Withington area south of the city. Read More »

Airain ltd Buys New Stake in Tractor Supply Company (TSCO)

The target price for Tractor Supply Company (TSCO ) is $77.39/share according to the consensus of analysts working on the stock, with an expected EPS of $1.28/share for the current quarter. About 2.59 million shares traded or 2.37% up from the average. Tractor Supply Co (NASDAQ:TSCO)'s revenue estimates for the current quarter are $2.03 Billion according to 19 number of analysts, for the current quarter the company has high revenue estimates of $2.07 Billion in contradiction of low revenue ... Read More »

Signet Jewelers Ltd. (SIG) Updates FY18 Earnings Guidance

The parent of Kay Jewelers, Zales and Jared said earnings were cut in half compared with the same period a year ago to $70.3 million, or $1.03 a share, from $146.8 million, or $1.87. In contrast, the average volume was 1.6 million shares. Analysts' ultimate objective when projecting revenue is to determine the appropriate value for a stock. Read More »

Senate panel says it will subpoena Michael Flynn businesses

Warner said. Former CIA Director John Brennan said Tuesday he personally warned Russia last summer against interfering in the us presidential campaign, telling the Russians that continued meddling would backfire and prevent any warming of relations after the election. Read More »

General Motors Company Target of Unusually High Options Trading (GM)

The number of shares traded in the last trading session was 46.67 Million. The stock has "Market Perform" rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Thursday, June 30. Cacti Asset Limited Liability holds 25,000 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. Paragon Capital Mngmt Lc owns 662,671 shares. Moreover, Cap Planning Advsrs Ltd Liability Corp has 0.08% invested in Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) for 13,048 shares. Read More »

N.Korea launches 'projectile' north of Pyongyang


A TV screen shows images of U.S. President Donald Trump , left, and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during a news program at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul . The allies agreed that dialogue with North Korea could happen under the "right conditions", Yoon said. Haley said the United States was working with China, Pyongyang's main ally, on a new sanctions resolution and warned that all countries must step up action against North Korea or face measures themselves. Read More »

Average US 30-year mortgage rate falls to 3.95 pct, 2017 low


Monthly payments on a 5/1 ARM at 3.23 percent would cost about $434 for each $100,000 borrowed over the initial five years, but could increase by hundreds of dollars afterward, depending on the loan's terms. The real estate data company found that refinance originations plummeted to a 10-year low in the first three months of this year, while purchase originations dropped to a three-year low. Read More »

German FM calls for Greek debt relief


The Greek government on Tuesday appeared calm after its lenders failed to agree on debt relief for the crisis-hit nation, saying it was confident a deal could be brokered in the next three weeks. At the heart of the dispute is a demand that Greece run a budget surplus equivalent to 3.5% of GDP. One of the major stumbling blocks has centered on a divergence of opinion between the eurozone and the International Monetary Fund, which is not involved financially in Greece's current three-year ... Read More »

Turkmenistan might join OPEC oil output cuts: Kuwait

Already, Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation, a non-OPEC state - both world's top two oil producers - have agreed on the need to prolong the current cuts until March 2018. objective of the recent five-year average level, an extension of cuts seems all but a foregone conclusion", French bank BNP Paribas said. "All options are on the table", Kuwaiti oil minister Essam Al Marzouq told reporters . Read More »

Suspicion: Massive cyber attack caused by North Korea


Lazarus was also implicated in the 2014 hack of data from Sony Pictures , in apparent retaliation for its release of the film " The Interview " that mocked North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. Google security researcher finds "evidence" suggesting Pyongyang was behind massive cyberattack. Lazarus is believed to operate from China-for North Korea. Read More »

New Senate plan must expand health care


A group of more than 75 national organizations are encouraging Senate legislators to "reject" the American Health Care Act in the interest of protecting the Medicare and Medicaid programs. It's time for Congress to acknowledge that they are on a wrong and very unpopular path, and for the Senate to look in new directions for change. The next reporting date, in 90 days, will be after carriers have filed their rates, which is intolerable for the health care insurance market and is likely to ... Read More »

Presidential spokesman: Netanyahu's remarks on Jerusalem obstruct peace efforts

In introductory remarks, Netanyahu voiced hope that Trump's efforts would help forge peace with Arab states, which, he said , shared with Israel a common concern about Iran . Mr Abbas reiterated his call for a two-state solution to the conflict, including a Palestinian state with east Jerusalem as its capital, insisting that "our problem is not with the Jewish religion, it's with the occupation and settlements, and with Israel not recognising the state of Palestine ". Read More »

National Bank Financial Comments on Endeavour Silver Corp's Q2 2017 Earnings (EXK)

The company beat the analyst EPS Estimate with the difference of $0.03. First Majestic Silver Corp (NYSE:AG) traded up 2.07% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $8.89. The stock had a trading volume of 133,411 shares. Similarly, the company's last 5 years high P/E ratio is 107.67 and low P/E is 18.82, whereas, the industry's and sector's high P/E for the past year is 421.88 and 149.67 respectively and low P/E ratio for the last 5 years is 77.19 for the industry and 14.67 for the ... Read More »

OPEC meets to extend oil cuts for up to one year


While noting that "the absence of a global benchmark petroleum stock series makes it hard to get a sense of the reality on the ground", Cohen and Russell said that the stock build-up was due to two main factors. "On a positive note, on an optimistic note, lots of us hope we can crawl back to $60". The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and other producers, including Russian Federation, meet in Vienna on Thursday and are widely expected to agree to extend a cut in oil ... Read More »

Netscientific PLC (NSCI) Given "Buy" Rating at Stifel Nicolaus

It has underperformed by 32.78% the S&P500. The stock of Electrocomponents plc (LON:ECM) has "Add" rating given on Tuesday, May 23 by Peel Hunt. They now have a GBX 340.00 PT on firm. Kroger had 52 analyst reports since August 25, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned "Underweight" rating on Wednesday, January 13 by Barclays Capital. Read More »

First Lady Melania Trump seen swatting president's hand away in Israel


So it's no surprise that when he extended his hand on the tarmac in Israel this morning Melania literally swatted it away . Check out the footage of the cool move below. "She looks miserable in every picture of her I've seen on this trip", wrote one user. Meanwhile, former White House photographer Pete Souza took to Instagram to remind how the previous presidential couple held hands as he posted a photo of former President Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama from 2015. Read More »

3 more arrests in Manchester; London tourist sites protected


On Wednesday, the attacker's older brother, Ismail, was arrested following police raids in the UK. Abdalla Yousef, a spokesman for the mosque, said Abedi's father and the rest of the family apart from the two sons had returned to Libya in 2011 after the killing of Gadaffi. Read More »

Manchester terror attack probe widens as USA leaks grate

Her French counterpart Gerard Collomb said the man had links with Islamic State and had probably visited Syria as well. In a statement released after Trump arrived at the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation military alliance, the US president said he would seek an official review to stop leaks that he said posed a serious security threat. Read More »

Indian Army targets United Nations military observers' vehicle at LoC: ISPR


Radio Pakistan reported that Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman said Pakistan will give a "befitting response" to "any aggression by the enemy". The Indian Army Sources also pointed to what it called "editing marks" on Pakistan's video. Everyday nearly reports of armed combatants who have crossed over from the other side rile up the subcontinental social media, vitiating the bilateral ties all the more. Read More »

Almost 3/4th of Internet of Things projects are failing: Cisco


Cisco's new Cisco IoT Operations Platform aims to solve these issues with its three main components: connection management at scale, data delivery and fog computing . Top five challenges across all stages of implementation: time to completion, limited internal expertise, quality of data, integration across teams, and budget overruns. Read More »

AHCA CBO score makes GOP rush to repeal Obamacare laughable

The Congressional Budget Office released its analysis of the latest GOP-written American Health Care Act . The score from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) projects that the bill would cut the deficit by $119 billion but result in 23 million people uninsured by 2026. Read More »

DSW Inc. (DSW) Analysts See $0.34 EPS

When we look at the Volatility of the company, Week Volatility is at 3.05% whereas Month Volatility is at 3.15%. A number of other hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of the stock. The company reported revenue of $711.6 Million in the same period a year ago. Receive DSW Inc. News & Ratings Via Email - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for DSW Inc. Read More »

OPEC and other nations set to extend output cuts

Still, prices are around half the levels reached in 2014. OPEC and its allies will probably agree to prolong their agreement until the end of the first quarter of 2018, Gary Ross, global head of oil at PIRA Energy Group, part of S&P Global Inc., said in an interview in Vienna on Wednesday. Read More »

General Motors begins process to retrench almost 600 employees


It's not yet clear how numerous 1,500 jobs at GM's plant Isuzu will keep, but many of those must be at risk, and more will go in GM's Gauteng corporate and sales headquarters, which employs a further 300 people. " Numsa is concerned about the impact these job losses will have on workers and their families". "If GM wants to sell cars in SA, it must manufacture and produce them locally, otherwise it must leave South Africa and take its products with them". Read More »

Woman stops carjacker by jumping onto hood


Surveillance footage captured the moment she jumped on her vehicle in an attempt to get her auto back. "The kid in my auto laughed at me while I was on my vehicle and tried moving and throwing me off, and I screamed bloody murder, and I didn't get off", she said . Read More »

Best Buy quarterly comparable sales rise unexpectedly


The big-box retailer said it earned $0.60 per share in the quarter on revenue of $8.528 billion. The target price for Best Buy Co., Inc. Stock investors purchased 632 call options on the company. Ubs Oconnor Llc increased Ctrip Co ( NASDAQ :CTRP) stake by 379,331 shares to 1.33 million valued at $53.09M in 2016Q4. BBY has a 1-year high price of $ 52.67 and 1-year low price of $28.76. Read More »

Trump arrives in Israel, hoping to rekindle peace process

The speech in a gilded hall bedecked with chandeliers is part of an effort to redefine his relationship with the Muslim world. White House officials has said he did not want to lecture, something they believe Obama did, unsuccessfully. While Trump argues that the deal is necessary to curb the terror threat in the region, activists argue that he just wants to boost U.S. manufacturing businesses and create more jobs at home. Read More »

Trump's first foreign visit starts in Saudi Arabia, then Israel

After an exhausting two days in Saudi Arabia , U.S. President Donald Trump travels to Israel on Monday, attempting to revive the stalled Israeli-Palestinian peace process with visits to Jerusalem and the West Bank. A Lifezette headline read, " Melania Trump Shines on First Foreign Trip", while Breitbart called her the trip's "breakout star". Israel considers the entire city to be its capital while the global community says the future of east Jerusalem , claimed by the ... Read More »

Purdue defends budget's food stamp cuts to angry Democrats

The budget proposes a state-match for the cost of SNAP benefits, beginning at a national average of a 10-percent match in 2020 and moving up to a 25-percent average in 2023. Sanford went on to call the 3 percent projection a "Goldilocks economy, and I think that's a very hard thing to base a budget". "If you are on food stamps, we need you to go to work". Read More »

Prospects for oil output cut extension brighten at exporters' meeting today

But the intended impact could be short-lived. Additional psychological pressure on OPEC is coming from U.S. President Donald Trump. The top oil producer in OPEC, Saudi Arabia, favors extending the output curbs by nine months rather than the initially planned six months, to speed up market rebalancing and prevent crude prices from sliding back below $50 per barrel. Read More »