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Three bids shortlisted to run HS2 high-speed railway


The victor of the WCP franchise will be expected to work with HS2 Ltd to launch the first services on HS2, taking advantage of the extra space it will provide for commuters on the West Coast Main Line. The South Eastern franchise will change hands in December 2018, and the DfT said the winning bidder will be required to "work as one team" with Network Rail. Read More »

Tale of the Ticker: Ferrexpo PLC (FXPO.L) Moves on Volume

About shares traded. Smart & Final Stores Inc (SFS) has declined 14.20% since June 23, 2016 and is downtrending. BAE Systems PLC (ADR) (OTCMKTS:BAESY) has 0.00% since June 22, 2016 and is. The rating was maintained by BWS Financial with "Buy" on Wednesday, November 11. The rating was maintained by Panmure Gordon with "Buy" on Thursday, June 22. Read More »

New Hampshire Republicans Accidentally Pass Law Allowing Pregnant Women To Kill People


The bill states that a fetus "shall be included in the definition of "another" for the purposes of first- and second-degree murder, manslaughter, negligent homicide, and causing or aiding suicide". "Everybody agrees the intent was never to allow this kind of circumstance". New Hampshire Democrats had opposed the law, describing it as a "vehicle to undermine protections established by Roe v. Read More »

China's to invest $397 million in UK fashion retailer Farfetch

perth_map will become one the company's biggest shareholders and founder Richard Liu will take a seat on its board of directors. José Neves, founder, co-chairman and CEO of Farfetch , said: " China is the world's second largest luxury market , and we are delighted to have such a respected partner, known for its strict protection of IP, with whom to address Chinese luxury consumers. Read More »

Gunman who shot congressman had no target in mind


Tim Slater, the special agent in charge of the FBI's Washington field office , said Hodgkinson was known to have "an anger management problem ". In March, Hodgkinson left IL and drove to Alexandria, Virginia, where he lived in his van in a YMCA parking lot. Read More »

Obama: 'Fundamental Meanness At The Core' Of GOP Health Care Bills

Steve Daines: "I'm glad to see the draft text of the bill made public for everyone to see". That means at least 50 of the 52 Republican Senators have to get on board. That focuses financial assistance on people with lower incomes. The Senate bill targets insurance subsidies to lower-income Americans , which the House bill did not do. Read More »

European Central Bank seeks power over key financial sector


The ECB is concerned that its authority over the trading may be weakened after Brexit , undercutting the central bank's oversight of a systemically important activity. Kerion Ball, counsel at law firm Ashurst, said the increased powers proposed by the commission are what the European Central Bank has been pushing for since it lost that court case. Read More »

Wendell David Associates Inc. Continues to Hold Position in Schlumberger NV (SLB)

Its Average True Range (ATR) value figured out at 1.43. Annual Dividend Yield of Schlumberger Limited (SLB ) stands at 3.05%. It has underperformed by 12.25% the S&P500. Its up 0.48, from 0.91 in 2016Q3. Schlumberger N.V. (NYSE:SLB) opened its previous trading session at $66.48 later Declining -1.92% to close its trade at a share price of $65.47. Read More »

Penguins' Sidney Crosby wins back-to-back Conn Smythe trophies


As for Sidney Crosby, he became the first player to lead the regular-season in goals and win the Stanley Cup in the same season since Wayne Gretzky did it in 1986-87 - the same year Crosby was born. And it's the second championship for Sullivan, who has yet to lose a playoff series since taking over after Mike Johnston was sacked. "It's been an awesome year from the start, trying to repeat", Lemieux said. Read More »

Amazon-Whole Foods deal hammers grocery stores; Dow ticks up

Several retailers have also been experimenting with ways to get people to buy groceries online, a habit that still hasn't fully taken off. Walmart , for instance, is trying to take advantage of its brick-and-mortar footprint through a service where people can buy groceries online and pick them up in the store . Read More »

Qatar faced with punitive list of demands by Arab neighbors


The Iran provisions in the document say Qatar must shut down diplomatic posts in Iran, kick out from Qatar any members of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard, and only conduct trade and commerce with Iran that complies with USA sanctions. The demands regarding Al-Jazeera, the Doha-based satellite broadcaster, state that Qatar must also shut down all affiliates. The four Arab countries have accused Qatar of funding terrorism, fomenting regional instability and cosying up to revolutionary ... Read More »

List of demands on Qatar by Saudi Arabia, other Arab nations

Kuwait presented Qatar a list of demands from Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Egypt, Saudi-run Al-Arabiya TV reported on Friay. Additionally, they have ordered authorities to expel their citizens now within Qatar to keep the nation "from meddling in their internal affairs", AP reports . Read More »

Which Analysts Are Watching United Utilities Group PLC (UUGRY)?

ARMSTRONG ALAN S bought $429,000 worth of stock. Timber Hill Lc invested in 0% or 6,871 shares. Cetera Advsr Ltd invested in 0.02% or 2,815 shares. Schmidt P J Invest Management reported 0.64% stake. This is a positive change from Liontrust Asset Management PLC's previous dividend of $4.00. Deutsche Bank maintained the stock with "Hold" rating in Thursday, October 15 report. Read More »

New homes sales rebounded 2.9 percent in May


Sales of new single-family homes rose 2.9 percent last month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 610,000, the Commerce Department reported Friday. Sales of previously owned homes also rose last month. The median house price rose to $345,800 in May from $310,200 in the prior month. Housing starts declined for the third straight month in May, as builders expressed concern about tight availability of lots and a labor shortage. Read More »

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) EPS Estimated At $1.78

Among 3 analysts covering Analogic Company ( NASDAQ:ALOG ), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. (NASDAQ:SPLS), inclined 0.35% and closed at $8.66 in the last trading session. The Company and its subsidiaries are engaged in the research and development, manufacture and sale of a range of products in the healthcare field. The stock has a market cap of $366.50 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 22.87 and a beta of 0.81. Read More »

Barnes & Noble fourth-quarter loss narrows on a YOY basis


The current share price indicate that stock is -0.33% away from its one year high and is moving 56.03% ahead of its 52-week low. At the moment 3 analysts are watching Barnes & Noble, Inc. This is an improvement over its losses per share of 42 cents from the same time past year. Barnes & Noble, Inc. reported a net loss of $13.43 million in its fiscal fourth quarter of 2017. Read More »

AK Steel Holding Corp (AKS) Check on Ratings

Bank of New York Mellon Corp raised its position in shares of Timken Steel Corporation by 115.2% in the first quarter. Pacad Investment Ltd. now owns 11,700 shares of the basic materials company's stock valued at $181,000 after buying an additional 1,000 shares during the last quarter. Read More »

Mosul to be liberated in a few days, says Iraqi PM


The mosque, which is also known as Mosul's Great Mosque, is where Daesh leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi declared a so-called Islamic caliphate in 2014 shortly after Mosul was overrun by the militants. "Although it was Mosul's symbol and icon, there are people who have been killed". The loss of this historic site comes as Iraqi forces and ISIS militants battle for control of Mosul-a deadly conflict that has gripped the city for more than eight months. Read More »

Trump says he's 'very supportive' of new Senate health care bill

It also repeals the individual mandate penalty under Obamacare , and it would end most of the taxes that paid for the Affordable Care Act . "We have to act", McConnell said on the Senate floor. Mr. Trump previously expressed the hope that the Senate version would be less brutal. The Senate bill would cap Medicaid funding, instead giving states fixed pools of money to pay for their program. Read More »

Pelosi defends leadership following special election loss


On Thursday, Trump jumped into the political fray, taking a swipe at Pelosi and Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer in a tweet. It's understandable: Republican ads in Georgia painted the Democrat , Jon Ossoff , as sure to be a Pelosi pawn - a charge that has scored for the GOP in race after race over the last decade. Read More »

Financial Choice Act passes in House

The CHOICE Act was then amended, ostensibly to soften some of the anti-regulation sentiment, before being submitted by Committee to the House for vote. The White House was less effusive, asking the House on Tuesday to pass the CHOICE Act but to work with the Senate on changes that could earn enough support to overcome a Democratic filibuster. Read More »

Patterson-UTI Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:PTEN) Under Analyst Spotlight

The stock increased 0.36% or $0.07 during the last trading session, reaching $19.52. Evercore ISI reissued an "outperform" rating and issued a $35.00 price objective on shares of Patterson-UTI Energy in a report on Tuesday , June 6th. 5 to 10 years. This increase is typical for the uptrend and shows the considerable optimism among investors. Its up 0.01, from 0.96 in 2016Q3. Fiera Capital Corp acquired 76,500 shares as Ericsson (ERIC)'s stock rose 10.57%. Read More »

Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM)

Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE: XOM ) ended its day at $81.08 with the rising stream of -0.44% and its total traded volume was 8.14 million shares less than the average volume. XOM was included in 48 notes of analysts from July 22, 2015. On Wednesday, September 23 the stock rating was initiated by Macquarie Research with "Underperform". Read More »

Meet Mohammed Bin Salman: The Next Ruler Of Saudi Arabia


He "further wished more development and growth to the deep fraternal ties between the two brotherly countries", it added. Prince Abdulaziz bin Saud bin Nayef was appointed on Wednesday to replace Prince Mohammed bin Nayef , who was stripped of his positions and removed as second in line to the throne of S Arabia. Read More »

Australia to send spy planes to help Philippines fight militants


Troops are seeking the help of villagers to pinpoint the exact spot where Mahmud was reportedly buried, Ano said. Despite signs that the rebels battling government forces in Marawi City were on the back foot, authorities are anxious that the fighting - now in its fifth week - might be the beginning of a wave of violence as the ultra-radical Islamic State group tries to establish a foothold. Read More »

US Stocks Fall At Open


Crude has dropped about 20 percent this year, which may put at peril the big gains in profits that analysts had forecast for energy companies. OFF THE SHELF: Barnes & Noble rose 50 cents, or 7.7 percent, to $7.00 after reporting a smaller loss for its latest quarter than analysts expected. Read More »

Sears to close another 20 stores


Sears launched a pilot DieHard store in San Antonio in February, Automotive News reported . Under the court-supervised plan, Sears Canada will close 20 full-line department stores, 15 Sears Home stores, 14 Sears Hometown locations and all 10 of its Sears Outlet stores. Read More »

Oil market flashes warning about stock levels in 2018: Kemp


Oil prices ticked higher on Friday as the globe's largest producers expressed willingness to stick to output cuts, capping a tumultuous week for a market that continues to be plagued by a global glut. Whiting, which almost doubled its 2017 capital budget in February, did not respond to a request for comment. If the world's oil-producers can limit output, then those producers can sell that scarcer oil at above-market prices and begin repairing their damaged public finances. Read More »

Highstreet Asset Management Inc. Purchases 4687 Shares of Carnival Corporation (CCL)


It increased, as 45 investors sold Carnival Corp shares while 198 reduced holdings. Finally, Wetherby Asset Management Inc. raised its stake in shares of Carnival Corporation by 9.9% in the first quarter. now owns 27,985,243 shares of the company's stock worth $1,648,612,000 after buying an additional 1,150,341 shares in the last quarter. About 3.49 million shares traded or 14.05% up from the average. Read More »

Office Depot, Inc. (ODP) closed at $5.39 in the last trading session

During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.10 EPS. Zacks Investment Research's earnings per share calculations are a mean average based on a survey of analysts that follow Office Depot. Company insiders own 1.47% of the company's stock. That's a potential -2.97 decrease relative to where ODP has been trading recently. Credit Suisse maintained Office Depot Inc (NASDAQ:ODP) on Monday, March 7 with "Outperform" rating. Read More »

Travelers the focus after Day's dismal US Open


World No.4 Day will peg it up at TPC River Highlands in CT on Thursday, looking to bounce back from his first missed cut in seven starts at the year's second major. The fact that Huh is contributing to two organizations so entrenched in the Travelers Championship was a gesture much appreciated by tournament organizers. Read More »

Reckitt Benckiser Group PLC (RBGLY) Receives $3061.50 Average PT from Analysts

About 6,898 shares traded. Tompkins Financial Corporation (NYSEMKT:TMP) has risen 19.89% since June 16, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 12.44% the S&P500. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with "Buy" on Tuesday, March 22. The stock of Liontrust Asset Management PLC (LON:LIO) has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, April 5 by Cantor Fitzgerald. Read More »