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Big Swings a Worry for Sterling Trade

A morning note from Konstantinos Anthis, an analyst at ADS securities, said: "A comfortable win for Theresa May in the United Kingdom election would ease pressure on the pound , but if the Labour Party gains control of the Government this could impact the UK's approach to Brexit, which would weigh heavily on sterling ". Read More »

Tailored Brands, Inc. (NYSE:TLRD) 52 Week low stands at 9.91

Tailored Brands had 7 analyst reports since August 2, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock was sold at an average price of $48.88, for a total transaction of $1,947,330.32. The company reported $0.27 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.19 by $0.08. The company had revenue of $2.44 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.46 billion. Read More »

Will AK Steel Holding Corporation's (AKS) Earnings Grow Over The Next Year?

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JP Morgan upgraded the shares of X in report on Thursday, July 30 to "Overweight" rating. 04/26/2017 - AK Steel Holding Corporation had its "buy" rating reiterated by analysts at Jefferies. COPYRIGHT VIOLATION WARNING: This story was first published by Sports Perspectives and is the property of of Sports Perspectives. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, May 10th will be paid a $0.05 dividend. Read More »

Drilling Down into The Technicals On Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:DLR)

At the end of March 2017 reporting period, 231 institutional holders increased their position in Vornado Realty Trust (NYSE:VNO) by some 9,336,073 shares, 203 decreased positions by 10,696,433 and 65 held positions by 155,066,453. Barclays Capital maintained it with "Overweight" rating and $106 target in Tuesday, October 20 report. Investors sentiment increased to 1.3 in 2016 Q4. Read More »

Trump offers to help resolve Gulf crisis, UAE tightens squeeze on Qatar

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They can start by paying more attention to Turkey , a USA ally of 50 years and the only democratic, secular state in the region, as well as Arab countries that are often referred to along with radicalism. The crisis will have wide-ranging consequences, not just for Qatar and its citizens, but across the Middle East and for Western interests. The Gulf countries ordered their citizens out of Qatar and gave Qataris overseas 14 days to return home to their peninsular nation, whose only land ... Read More »

Opinion polls paint mixed picture as voters prepare to cast ballots

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May says the Conservatives will build a "stronger, fairer and more prosperous Britain ", while Corbyn says he would govern "for the many, not the few". "I suspect that they [Conservatives] will return with a fairly comfortable majority". Pollsters got the outcome of the last general election , held just two years ago, very wrong. Read More »

Qatari forces in Saudi-led coalition return home

Bahrain , Egypt , Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates announced Monday they would cut diplomatic ties. Given Iran's propensity for meddling and its relative military strength, any robust Iranian assistance to the emirate could further unsettle the region. Read More »

Qatar keeps gas flowing to UAE despite blockade

The United Arab Emirates tightened the squeeze on fellow Gulf state Qatar on Wednesday, threatening anyone publishing expressions of sympathy towards Doha with up to 15 years in prison and barring entry to Qataris. He said there were enough grain supplies for four weeks and Qatar also had large strategic food reserves. Gargash said the UAE wanted to see action taken against individuals living openly in Qatar despite being classified as supporters of terrorism by the United States and ... Read More »

Gulf crisis not to affect Qatar's LNG and oil exports

They said they would take a hard line on funding extremism, and all reference was pointing to Qatar. He later tweeted: "Perhaps this will be the beginning of the end to the horror of terrorism!" The Gulf countries ordered their citizens out of Qatar and gave Qataris overseas 14 days to return home to their peninsular nation, whose only land border is with Saudi Arabia . Read More »

Arab countries are turning on Qatar. What does it mean for Israel?

Another question was whether the mounting crisis would impede regional unity on fighting the Islamic State group and other extremist threats in the region, although U.S. Most of these passengers are blue-collar workers. A Qatari official said the rift was pushing Doha in the direction of leaving the six-member state Gulf Cooperation Council, "with deep regret". Read More »

China's trade growth rebounds in May

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Government measures to cool heated home prices are expected to dampen property investment eventually and a crackdown on riskier types of lending is pushing up financing costs. May's data continued the growth in China's foreign trade since the beginning of the year. Imports have been strong in recent months, driven largely by iron ore and other commodities used to feed a year-long construction boom. Read More »

South Korea claims Pyongyang tested anti-ship missiles

In 2012, North Korea displayed several such weapons known as Styx. Noteworthy is the diversity of missiles the North has fired in recent weeks. The South Korean president's office has called for the already-controversial deployment of the US Army's Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD ) anti-missile system to be suspended in what is being portrayed as an escalating clash between the presidential Blue House and the Ministry of National Defense. Read More »

Trump promises "first-class" infrastructure system for US

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Trump is also talking up his controversial decision to pull the USA out of what he dismissively referred to as the "so-called" Paris climate accord. We don't spend our money here. "We are spending money all over the world, except here". While infrastructure initially was seen as an area where Republican and Democrats could work together, Democrats have balked at Trump's plan for using tax incentives and public-private partnerships to finance improvements. Read More »

British PM: Trump 'wrong' to attack London mayor

Popular Video This young teenage singer was shocked when Keith Urban invited her on stage at his concert. In fact, Mr Khan had said: "My message to Londoners and visitors to our great city is to be calm and vigilant today ". It's really important that we work closely with our closest allies, and whenever we've had problems in the past, the USA has come to our help ... one of the things about having close mates and having a special relationship is to not just stand with them in adversity ... Read More »

Uber fires executive who obtained Indian rape victim's medical records

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Yesterday (7 June), news broke that Uber had fired 20 staff following an investigation into 215 claims of sexual harassment with 59 cases still being looked into. Sources within the company tell Recode that Alexander had openly shared the assault victim's medical records with multiple people in the company, including Travis Kalanick himself, and this had all been with a view toward discrediting the rape story. Read More »

Trump says Qatar dispute could end terror

Qatar long has denied funding extremists, though Western officials have accused Qatar of allowing or even encouraging funding of Sunni extremists like al-Qaida's branch in Syria, once known as the Nusra Front. Even though the riyal's 12-month forward contracts jumped to as high as 625 basis points on Tuesday, "betting against the peg is likely a losing proposition", said Win Thin, the head of emerging-market strategy at Brown Brothers Harriman & Co.in NY, who recommends overweight positions in ... Read More »

2 times Comey's testimony directly contradicts White House statements

Other reports suggest Trump asked both men to deny the existence of any evidence of coordination between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation. Throughout the hearing , the witnesses said they could not answer several questions, leading Burr, the committee's chairman, to chide them before adjourning. Read More »

Indian market ends higher on Wednesday but IT stocks decline

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Indian shares rose Wednesday, as interest rate-sensitive stocks advanced after the nation's Monetary Policy Committee kept interest rates unchanged and lowered its inflation projection, prompting bets of a rate cut in coming months. The recent numbers on CPI at 2.99 percent has thus positively surprised market participants and MPC members, the core CPI inflation has also surprised on the downside printing at new low of 4.4 percent. Read More »

South Africa wins toss, bats 1st against Pakistan

I've got no concerns with AB de Villiers. With some world-class players in both the teams, one hopes to see some good cricket without any interruption by rain which has been a regular feature in the Champions Trophy 2017. The 23-year-old is not known to the Proteas but he is now following a brilliant haul of 3/24. David Miller was still at the crease and he needed some support from the tail-enders. Read More »

India Just Launched Its Heaviest & Most Powerful Rocket Yet

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The first Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle Mark III rocket launches from India's Satish Dhawan Space Center Centre in Sriharikota on June 5, 2017 . Former ISRO Scientist, Nambi Narayanan said, "We are glad on its launch". The GSLV-Mk II, at 49 metres, is slightly taller than the Mk III , which stands to a height of 45 metres. Read More »

Oil dips on concerns about rising US output, OPEC tensions

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API also reported gasoline supplies increased by 4.1 million barrels and distillate inventories increased by 1.8 million barrels. USA crude output has jumped more than 10 percent since mid-2016 to 9.34 million bpd, industry figures show. This became particularly obvious recently, when OPEC and its partners made a decision to extend their production cut agreement for another nine months, and contrary to expectations this failed to improve prices. Read More »

UAE Threatens Qatar Sympathisers With Jail

Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi's comments came as Emirati officials also announced those offering support to Qatar online could face years in prison and fines for offering sympathy to the country, suggesting the crisis will only intensify. Read More »

Salvation Army to celebrate Donut Day

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Dunkin' Donuts: Buy any beverage on Friday, June 2, and you'll get a choice of any free doughnut at Dunkin'. All 80 Cub Foods locations are handing out doughnuts to local police officers and firefighters to say thank you for their service. Read More »

Trump throws ties with key ally Qatar into crisis

Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud (R) meets with Emir of Kuwait Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, June 6, 2017 . Muscat: Doha-based Qatar Airways announced on Wednesday that all three flights operated by the airline on Tuesday to bring passengers from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) to Qatar have successfully reached Doha . Read More »

Qatar Row: Trump Claims Credit For Isolation

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Late Tuesday night, the Jordanian government announced it was reducing its level of diplomatic representation in Qatar and canceling the local registration for Al-Jazeera TV. The global agency Standard and Poors announced Wednesday that it lowered its rating on Qatar's long-term debt to AA-minus because of the country's dispute with its neighbors. Read More »

Trump promises 'cheaper, faster and safer travel' with private air traffic control

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A corporation that Trump promised would cost taxpayers nothing . Critics of the current system say the FAA obliges political interests instead of the passengers they are supposed to serve because funds usage is determined by Congress. The letter says the groups have concerns about user fees, among other things, that are "based on our operating experiences in these foreign systems and impact they have had on general aviation". Read More »

Trump backs Saudi over Qatar row, then urges 'unity'

Emir H H Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, has delayed a speech planned for broadcast on Al-Jazeera at the request of the Kuwaiti ruler, the Qatari foreign minister said. "He received a call from the emir of Kuwait asking him to postpone it in order to give time to solve the crisis", Sheikh Mohammed said. But Gulf Arab neighbours and Egypt have always been irked by its maverick stances and support for the Muslim Brotherhood , which they regard as a political enemy. Read More »

Officials to launch free summer meals program in IL

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A child does not have to be a Tuscaloosa County Schools student to receive the meals. The Y Summer Food Program, with the help of a $7.1 million grant from the foundation, will serve 5 million meals and snacks along with learning activities to 250,000 kids and teens at 1,500 locations across the country. Read More »

Fired FBI head Comey OK'd to testify before Senate, associate says

Republicans on the panel, meanwhile, have said that the subpoena power still resides with Nunes. Committee Chairman Rep. Devin Nunes , R. -Calif., recused himself from the Russian Federation probe after it was revealed that he had a secret meeting at the White House with an official who provided him with information about unmasking. Read More »

Recent Analysts Ratings Encana Corporation (ECA)

Medtronic plc. Ordinary Shares (NYSE:MDT) recently closed at market price of $85.95 with a 1 year price target of $91.38. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this link . Investors of record on Thursday, June 15th will be issued a $0.015 dividend. This represents a $0.06 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.66%. Read More »

Investors bet Trump climate withdrawal to boost USA drilling

Crude futures were correcting upwards early Monday in Asia, though they had some way to go before reversing Friday's slide and an even longer trek to make up the more than 4% aggregate drop last week, which came despite sizeable declines reported in United States crude and gasoline stocks. Read More »

Exxon says Qatar LNG not affected by Arab states tension

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Another Arab nation, Jordan, said after studying the causes of the crisis with Qatar it was downgrading its diplomatic representation and withdrawing licenses for the Amman bureau of the Doha-based TV news channel Al-Jazeera. Trump said at the meeting. The US envoy to Qatar, Dana Shell Smith, retweeted on Monday a message from October in which she praised the US partnership with Qatar, citing "real progress to counter terrorist financing". Read More »

Former FBI Dir. James Comey's opening statement released ahead of hearing

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The exchange took place after a meeting between Trump and senior intelligence and homeland security officials, after which the President asked to speak to the FBI Director alone. The former Federal Bureau of Investigation director will say: "A few moments later, the president said, 'I need loyalty , I expect loyalty'. We simply looked at each other in silence". Read More »