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As Industry Consolidates, PPG Retreats From AkzoNobel Bid


PPG made a final effort in recent days to bring Akzo Nobel to the negotiating table, offering in a letter to nominally increase the price and pay a 600-million-euro (S$930 million) break-up fee if regulators rejected the deal, the Pittsburgh-based company said in a statement Thursday. Read More »

Ford tops GM in US vehicle sales in May, driven by fleets

It has underperformed by 33.33% the S&P500. First Natl Tru reported 178,084 shares stake. The Colorado-based Rk Capital Management Llc has invested 1.41% in the stock. (NYSE:EXPR) has "Neutral" rating given on Thursday, September 17 by M Partners. The stock has "Buy" rating by UBS on Friday, October 2. The legal version of this piece can be viewed at Read More »

BlackBerry up nearly 11% after report says it's a likely acquisition target


BBRY has been the topic of a number of research analyst reports. Shares of BlackBerry (BBRY) were soaring by 8.8% to $11.50 on heavy trading volume Thursday morning, following a bullish analyst note from Citron Research . The business had revenue of $297 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $288.45 million. They expect $-0.02 earnings per share, 0.00% or $0.00 from last year's $-0.02 per share. Read More »

Laurent Koscielny loses FA appeal for wrongful dismissal

Arsenal launched an appeal against the decision of referee Michael Oliver but the Football Association rejected the club's plea on Wednesday (AEST). It was down to one point in the end. "I think it's after the FA Cup ", Wenger said , before answering in the affirmative that "things would be finalised". Read More »

British PM May looks 9 seats short of parliament majority - YouGov

May called a snap parliamentary election for June 8 - three years early - arguing that a bigger majority for her Conservatives, also known as Tories, would strengthen Britain's hand in Brexit negotiations with the EU. The British currency dipped by as much as 0.5 percent overnight on the back of the YouGov poll . The FTSE 100 attempted to make a record high on Wednesday, although it failed at that endeavour, and the 10-year UK Gilt yield, although retreating, has found support at the ... Read More »

NSW claim first blood in State of Origin opener

A turning of the wheel? "I thought in the first half we competed really well, but there were some telling signs", he said. With just a two-point lead after dominating the first period, NSW needed more points, and they managed to do so with just 35 seconds remaining in the first half. Read More »

General Election polls: Tory lead over Labour cut to just THREE POINTS


May surprised nearly everyone in April when she called the snap election, saying she wanted to strengthen her hand for negotiations with the rest of the European Union about Britain's exit from the bloc. This dwarfs the £331,499 that was donated to Labour over the same timeframe, with Jeremy Corbyn's party only narrowly ahead of the Liberal Democrats in donations. Read More »

U.S. Shares Hold Steady as Health Care Advances, Financials Drop


On May 30, it rose 5.8% to 10.38. Dow e-minis were down 23 points, or 0.11 percent, with 29,885 contracts changing hands. The benchmark S&P 500 was down 3 at 2,413 after half an hour's trading and the Dow Jones average was off 38 at 21,043, but the Nasdaq Composite was a point to the good at 6,212. Read More »

Daily Ratings & News for Marathon Petroleum Corp

The rating was maintained by Howard Weil with "Sector Outperform" on Thursday, February 4. On September 16 Piper Jaffray held the stock rating at "Neutral" and raised the price target from $41.00 to $46.00. While looking at the Stock's Performance, Marathon Oil Corporation now shows a Weekly Performance of -10.58%, where Monthly Performance is -12.15%, Quarterly performance is -20.85%, 6 Months performance is -16.22% and yearly performance percentage is -0.38%. Read More »

Meeker trends report points to mobile ad opportunity

Twenty percent of mobile searches were made using voice in 2016, according to the report . The 350-page-plus report, which talks about internet trends from across the globe, has 55 pages dedicated to the mobile internet revolution taking place in India. Read More »

Theresa May defends her no-show for election debate on BBC One


She was accused of lacking "guts" and of "running away from the debate" during the 90 minute BBC TV event on Wednesday night. Mr Corbyn said analysis from the independent Institute for Fiscal Studies showed that the Conservative manifesto for the June 8 General Election showed they were offering no new money for the NHS and a real-terms cut in per-pupil funding for schools. Read More »

Oil prices dip on rising output

The precious black liquid has been snared in a chronic supply glut, which saw Opec introduce production pledges previous year, which it last week extended out to March 2018. Aside from helping to rebalance the market, it's easy to see why some nations agreed to extend production cuts, particularly among non-OPEC producers. Read More »

Breaking down the National Basketball Association final

Kevin Durant was asked if he'd do a better job converting open shots than Harrison Barnes during the Golden State Warriors' trip to the NBA Finals last season. " And we believe we can get there ". "We are both playing at a high level and when you look back on it at the end of the day you'll look back and say that was two great teams who competed for championships". Read More »

Theresa May Could Lose Majority in UK Parliament

Sterling traded half a percent lower against the USA dollar after the YouGov data was published. Sterling was up almost 0.2% at $1.2855 by 0852 GMT. Despite the surprise prediction by YouGov , however, other polls have consistently provided May's party with a commanding lead. Jeremy Corbyn , her opponent in the race for Number 10, has been buoyed by an opinion poll which suggested the Tory lead had been reduced to just three points. Read More »

Liberum Capital Reiterates "Buy" Rating for Restaurant Group PLC (RTN)


About 58,187 shares traded. (NASDAQ:TST) has declined 18.58% since May 26, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Baldwin Brothers Inc Ma invested in 0.01% or 7,000 shares. The Firm focuses on Phase I to Phase IV clinical development services for the biopharmaceutical and medical device industries. Mondi Plc (LON:MNDI) has 0.00% since May 30, 2016 and is. Read More »

Paris climate agreement: How China could benefit from America pulling out

According to various reports , the USA president will pull the country out of the agreement, which was signed in 2015 with the aim of reducing carbon and greenhouse gas emissions. "If this is true", Mark Ruffalo , 49, said after hearing reports that Trump will tear up the Paris agreement, "he will have the death of whole nations on his hands". Read More »

(JPM) Given Hold Rating at BMO Capital Markets


SunPower fell 28 cents, or 3.4 percent, to $7.87 while solar wafer maker Canadian Solar retreated 73 cents, or 5.4 percent, to $12.81. The SI to Englobal Corporation's float is 0.14%. Fsi Group Llc holds 22.89% of its portfolio in FCB Financial Holdings Inc for 900,000 shares. (NYSE:JPM) for 456,554 shares. 594,991 are owned by Axa. Read More »

Nabors Industries Ltd. (NBR) hit its 1-Year High price on 01/06/17

Swiss National Bank owned approximately 0.17% of Nabors Industries worth $6,127,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Investors may be taking a look at some technical numbers on shares of Meritage Homes Corp (MTH). Sg Americas Securities Limited Com holds 0% of its portfolio in Nabors Industries Ltd. (NYSE:NBR) for 14,550 shares. Barclays Capital downgraded EnLink Midstream LLC (NYSE:ENLC) rating on Monday, June 20. Read More »

Private Survey: Companies added 253000 jobs in May


That could mean good news for wage growth, which has shown modest improvement in recent months but lagged in the wake of the recession. Employers added a seasonally adjusted 253,000 during the month, payroll processor ADP said. On Wednesday, the Federal Reserve's latest Beige Book report , a collection of economic anecdotes from businesses across the country, indicated that employers everywhere are under pressure to both hire workers and pay them more. Read More »

OPEC agrees to extend output curbs, but falls short of experts' expectations


Backwardation - when near-term crude prices are higher than those for later months - will be needed for the cuts to shrink the glut, and prevent an increase in USA shale production, the bank said. Competition from the U.S. shale has toughened and is threatening OPEC's monopoly. Indeed, any effort by the group to support prices through production cuts runs the risk of being undermined by a surge in USA shale production. Read More »

Pound recovers after shock from poll hinting at hung parliament

The pound was fell as low as $1.277 against the dollar in the morning's trading, as a YouGov poll for The Times predicted the Tories would win 310 seats, falling short of the 326 needed for a majority. But he added: "It would take only a slight fall in Labour's share and a slight increase in the Conservatives' to result in Mrs May returning to No 10 with a healthy majority". Read More »

British Airways hoping to operate 'near-normal' schedule amid backlog

The airline said it was suffering a "major IT systems failure" around the world. "We believe the root cause was a power supply issue ", said Cruz, adding that IT teams were working "tirelessly" to fix the problems. But because the outage falls on a popular travel weekend in Great Britain, many airports and flights are already filled to capacity, meaning the delays may drag on longer than otherwise expected. Read More »

IAG's Walsh defends BA's response to outage, still looking into cause

One way you can find out if your particular British Airways flight qualifies for compensation is by using a free tool such as refundme's flight compensation calculator. "There was no-one from BA there until the evening, we finally found someone, they checked their systems and said that the bag wasn't at Dallas and looked like it was still at Heathrow". Read More »

Forecasted to Post Q2 2017 Earnings of $1.51 Per Share (SYK)

About 71,037 shares traded. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Azimuth Capital Management Llc decreased Stryker Corp ( SYK ) stake by 24.82% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. set a $135.00 target price on shares of Stryker and gave the company a "hold" rating in a research note on Saturday, April 8th. Since the start of the calendar year, Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK)'s stock has changed 18.50%. Read More »

Brazil exits recession with fastest growth rate since 2013


Brazil's Central Bank (CB) lowered the country's benchmark interest rate (Selic) by one percentage point on Wednesday, to the lowest level since January of 2014. Brazil's jobless rate had more than doubled since hitting a record low of 6.2 percent in 2013 as the economy plunged into a deep recession. The country's deepest and longest downturn since records began in 1901 has caused massive unemployment and helped topple former President Dilma Rousseff previous year, who was impeached for ... Read More »

Earnings Forecast of NII Holdings Inc. (NIHD)


Taking a glance at past performance, we will examine different up or down moving trends about NIHD . "Ultimately, through all this investigation into the company's performance the analyst decides whether their stock is a "buy", sell" or hold". Read More »

Dividend cut coming at GE, Deutsche Bank analyst says

Shares of General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) now have an Average Brokerage Recommendation of 2.36, number of Recs in ABR is 10 while industry rank of the company by ABR is out of 265. Therefore 52% are positive. The Volatility 12m of El Paso Electric Company (NYSE:EE) is 18.572900. El Paso Electric Company had 6 analyst reports since November 20, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Read More »

Duct tape used to restrain man on Hawaii flight


After the plane landed in Honolulu , a passenger took video of Federal Bureau of Investigation agents leading Uskanil, a Turkish national, off in handcuffs. Passenger Allison Forberger, an eyewitness who lives in Kapolei, Hawaii, was seated right behind first class. At that point, passengers came up from behind and grabbed him. Read More »

Pampers by parachute? Amazon wants to land drone deliveries in your garden


Unearthed by GeekWire , the patent shows how the new shipping labels would contain the parachute and cords, as well as a harness to keep everything in place. The patent adds: 'The parachute and/or the breakaway cover can include graphics to provide address, velocity or spin information for the package'. This patent application was filed way back in August 2015 and has only been granted to Amazon by the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) on Monday. Read More »

US jobless claims rose to 248000 last week


Applications are a close indication of layoffs. That is the longest such stretch since 1970, when the labour market was smaller. Continuing claims declined to 1.915mn for the week ending May 20th from a revised 1.924mn the previous week and the reading has been below 2.00mn for seven successive weeks which last occurred over 40 years ago. Read More »

Comey to testify publicly about Trump confrontations

Former FBI director James Comey is expected to confirm reports that U.S. President Donald Trump pressured him to drop an investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn's ties to Russia, CNN said on Wednesday. Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, the committee chairman, said in response that he would not push the matter. "I hope you can see your way clear to letting this go, to letting Flynn go", Trump said, according to a memo written by Comey, The Times reported . Read More »