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UK Conservatives extend lead to 10 points over Labour - Kantar poll


The pound was 0.2 percent lower at $1.2840 as of 12:20 London , after earlier touching $1.2769, the lowest since April 21. "The near-term risks to sterling remain heavily tilted to the downside", Samuel Tombs, chief United Kingdom economist at Pantheon Macroeconomics, said in a research note on Tuesday. Read More »

Putting together a holistic solution to defeat ISIS: White House

Trump did not immediately address Dubke's resignation. "It has been my great honor to serve President Trump and this administration". They included clips of more negative reviews, including a State Department official who told the Daily Beast "When it comes to diplomacy, President Trump is a drunk tourist, ' and a quote from Merkel expressing displeasure that the USA wouldn't agree to a joint G7 statement on climate change". Read More »

Men probing Ivanka Trump supplier in China arrested, missing

China Labor Watch , a New York-based advocacy group, sent a letter to Trump in April alleging workers in the factory were forced to work at least 12-and-a-half hours each day and make a monthly salary equivalent to $363. She said a police officer informed her that the 36-year-old Hua had been arrested for "illegal surveillance". But China Labor Watch said its investigation in working practices at Huajian factories has apparently been closed down by local police. Read More »

QinetiQ Group plc (QQ) Insider Steve Wadey Acquires 65 Shares

HSBC maintained Debenhams Plc (LON:DEB) on Monday, January 23 with "Reduce" rating. The stock of National Express Group PLC (LON:NEX) has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, October 29 by Shore Capital. (NASDAQ:AAPL) on Thursday, February 16. As per Thursday, October 15, the company rating was maintained by Numis Securities. As per Wednesday, August 5, the company rating was maintained by Liberum Capital. Read More »

Ford Motor to replace chief executive Mark Fields


Hackett will be tasked with sharpening operational execution, modernizing Ford's present business and transforming the company for the future. Hackett relinquished his position on Ford's board of directors a year ago to lead Ford Smart Mobility LLC . Read More »

With Eyes On North Korea, US Successfully Destroys Mock ICBM Over Pacific

This marks the first time the " Ground-based Midcourse Defense " System, as it is called, has shot down a simulated ICBM. In addition to the missile interceptors, however, the Pentagon said it has other more reliable options of defense, including the Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense, which was deployed to South Korea this year. Read More »

Trump expected to withdraw from Paris climate pact

Some northern European countries are criticizing the US for its expected withdrawal from the Paris climate accords . He said in February in connection with a trip to the White House that he wanted "to provide feedback on issues that I think are important for our country and the world". Read More »

Trump's Israel trip sparks 'revival of encouragement'


Israel claims it but the Palestinians insist that they want the wall to be included in any final peace talks. Islamist gunmen who murdered at least 26 Christians traveling on a bus on Friday in central Egypt forced their victims. Trump , for his part, made sure not to mention the two-state solution and did not touch on any of the Palestinians' demands, including the issue of settlements, detainees or the right to self-determination. Read More »

Palo Alto Networks Inc (PANW) Shares Surge After Earnings, Outlook Beat


How should investors play Palo Alto Networks ahead of their earnings report? Greenwood Capital Associates LLC's holdings in Palo Alto Networks were worth $267,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. During the same quarter previous year, the firm earned $0.40 earnings per share. The Crosslink Capital Inc holds 149,818 shares with $18.74M value, up from 137,781 last quarter. Read More »

Pound slips after poll suggests hung parliament

Corbyn responded by calling it "inappropriate to describe anyone as naked". In stark contrast to opinion polls that have until the past week shown May on course for a big win in the snap election she called, the YouGov model suggested May would lose 20 seats and her 17-seat working majority in the 650-seat British parliament. Read More »

England v South Africa First ODI: Scores and match report


Morgan, pipped to the man-of-the-match award by Moeen Ali's unbeaten 77 and two wickets, was a contented skipper as he reflected on the display. Chasing 340 to win, South Africa lost opener Quinton de Kock early on as he was caught behind off the bowling of Chris Woakes for five runs. Read More »

Britain may be heading for hung Parliament

JPMorgan analysts suggested in a research note published Friday that sterling would most likely rise in the immediate aftermath of a Corbyn victory, whereas Nomura researchers argued it was more likely investors would sell the United Kingdom currency, leading to an immediate fall. Read More »

Kathy Griffin's Squatty Potty Deal in Toilet After Photo


Griffin said she "went way too far " in a video she tweeted on Tuesday apologizing for the photo. I understand how it offends people. The red-haired reality star and stand-up comic created a firestorm of backlash yesterday after photos were released of her holding up a bloodied prop of Donald Trump's head. Read More »

JetBlue set to let passengers use SELFIES as boarding pass


The program is part of a broader rollout under way by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to test paperless and deviceless self-boarding process using biometric data. The airline said it won't have access to passenger photos - only SITA will. SITA said it will not store the photos. JetBlue recently debuted its self-service "line-less" lobbies with new interactive kiosks featuring the latest personal, helpful and simple technology, including self-bag tagging and self-bag drop ... Read More »

Regional jobless rate posted decline in April


In Rutherford County, the unemployment rate is one of the lowest in history at 2.9%. Indiana County's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in April increased two-tenths of a percent to 6.3 percent, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry. Read More »

Illinois House approves minimum wage hike


It will rise with inflation from $11.40 now to $11.60 in October. And let's make sure, as we engage in upcoming pushes for state and local minimum wage increases , that we reject the trickle-down fallacy that our economy can't handle one fair wage. Read More »

Trump Rails Against Germany As 'Very Bad For US' In Twitter Tirade

Germany is India's largest trading partner in the European Union , and more than 1,600 German companies with over 400,000 employees operate on the subcontinent. Merkel's Social Democratic predecessor, Gerhard Schroeder, publicly disavowed George W Bush's invasion of Iraq in a trans-Atlantic rift that Merkel worked to fix upon her election in 2005. Read More »

Oil drops after OPEC-led output cut misses expectations

Just one day after OPEC announced a nine-month extension to its November production cut deal, the top oil official told reporters on Friday that "exports to the US will drop measurably". On the possibility for crude prices to remain in 55 to 60 dollars per barrel if the same trend is pursued, the official said decisions are made based on market analysis and conditions though psychological aspects could also play a role. Read More »

The winners and losers of Trump's $4.1 trillion budget proposal

Cole predicted that numerous deep spending cuts, such as those to Meals on Wheels and the National Institutes of Health, would anger Republicans and Democrats alike. "This budget disproportionately impacts those who can least afford it", said Rep. Tom O'Halleran, D - Sedona. Yesterday, Trump published his proposed budget for 2018. Read More »

Is there a Bearish outlook for National Retail Properties, Inc

At the end of Mar reporting period, 126 institutional holders increased their position in Retail Properties of America, Inc . If you look at the company's income statement over the past years, you will see that the company is constantly posting gross profit: In 2014, NNN earned gross profit of 415.94 Million, in 2015 463.14 Million gross profit, while in 2016 National Retail Properties, Inc. Read More »

AK Steel Holding Co. (AKS) Research Coverage Started at Longbow Research

Morgan Stanley reaffirmed a "buy" rating and set a $34.00 price target (down from $48.00) on shares of United States Steel in a report on Monday, May 1st. That value represents a market adjusting for revenues that have been growing by 0.96 % on a quarterly year/year basis as of the company's last quarterly report. Read More »

Payless closing more Kansas stores


Payless ShoeSource is adding stores in Wichita and Derby to the list of around 400 stores it will be closing this year. Payless is one of many traditional retailers that have had to resort to massive store closures and/or file bankruptcy as they struggle with the rapid growth of e-commerce and consumer shifts toward experiential spending. Read More »

Acquisition costs lead to loss at Columbus McKinnon

Columbus McKinnon Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCO) shares have been recently spotted -15.46% away from the 52-week high, and 79.06% away from the 52-week low mark. Columbus McKinnon Corp. (NASDAQ:CMCO) has risen 68.84% since May 31, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 52.14% the S&P500.The move comes after 9 months positive chart setup for the $607.03M company. Read More »

Analyst Buzz: Hess Corporation (HES)

Hess Corp . The stock's 50 day moving average is $48.46 and its 200-day moving average is $52.92. (NYSE: HES ) shares with value of $25,028 were bought by Quigley James H. JP Morgan downgraded the shares of CEMP in report on Thursday, November 3 to "Neutral" rating. The rating was downgraded by Goldman Sachs on Tuesday, May 30 to "Hold". Read More »

Canada's economy grows 3.7 per cent in first quarter


Canada's economy roared back to life in the first three months of this year, as more business and household spending pushed growth to 3.7 percent, the government's statistical agency announced Wednesday. Business investment in housing grew at a 3.7-per-cent pace, more than double the 1.5-per-cent rate in the last quarter of 2016. This has much to do, she said, with concerns related to trade policy as the Trump administration seeks changes to the North American Free-Trade Agreement; uncertainty ... Read More »

Trump pulling US out of Paris climate deal, reports say

What is not yet clear is whether Trump plans to initiate a formal withdrawal from the Paris accord, which under the terms of the agreement could take three years, or exit the underlying United Nations climate change treaty on which the accord was based. Read More »

What's Ahead for JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) After Forming Descending Triangle?


JPMorgan Chase & Co is a financial holding company. In the last three months, insiders sold 20,711 shares of company stock valued at $1,775,791. Shares for $3.40 million were sold by Pinto Daniel E. South Dakota Invest Council holds 152,500 shares. Panagora Asset Mngmt Inc reported 3.13M shares stake. Outfitter holds 0.94% in JPMorgan Chase & Co. Read More »

American Electric Power Company Inc (AEP) Stake Increased by MCF Advisors LLC

On last trading day, Bunge Limited (NYSE:BG) traded 1.5 Million shares and was closed at $80.98 per share. State Street Corp increased its stake in General Electric Company by 3.0% in the fourth quarter. 152,520 are owned by Btim. Lyons Wealth Mngmt Limited Liability Co accumulated 1.36% or 14,514 shares. Crow Point Partners Llc holds 4.33% of its portfolio in PNM Resources Inc for 775,000 shares. Read More »

Three Mile Island nuclear plant to close


For the third consecutive year, the plant failed to win generating capacity payments last week in an auction held by PJM Interconnection LLC , the largest US power market. These nuclear power plants were also owned by Exelon. Exelon said it will take a one-time charge of $65-110 million for 2017 for the early retirement of Three Mile Island, and accelerate about $1.0-1.1 billion in depreciation and amortization through the announced shutdown date. Read More »

Egypt to Compensate Victims of Minya Attack on Coptic Christians


Ambulances were parked around it as bodies lay on the ground, covered with black plastic sheets. It was the fourth attack against Christians in Egypt claimed by Isis since December . A manhunt for the assailants in the vast deserts to the west of the site of the attack has so far yielded no arrests. ISIS said on Saturday that its fighters had ambushed the Christians as they were travelling to the Saint Samuel monastery in Egypt's southern province of Minya. Read More »

Great Portland Estates PLC 2% Potential Upside Indicated by Liberum Capital

It has outperformed by 5.00% the S&P500. The brokerage now has a "buy" rating on the stock. Therefore 66% are positive. Trimas had 12 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Counselors owns 73,173 shares for 0.55% of their portfolio. Gemmer Asset Mngmt Lc stated it has 438 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. TRADEMARK VIOLATION NOTICE: "Weir Group PLC (WEIR) Receives GBX 1,870 Average PT from Analysts" was reported by Transcript Daily and is the sole property of of ... Read More »