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Digital Realty Trust Inc

It has outperformed by 7.46% the S&P500. Bank Of New York Mellon Corp increased Aerie Pharmaceuticals Inc (AERI) stake by 23.34% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Zazove Associates Llc, which manages about $5.11 billion and $2.10B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Liberty Media (Prn) by 92.16 million shares to 92.86M shares, valued at $100.22 million in 2016Q4, according to the filing. Read More »

Puerto Rico Election Shows Voters Favor Statehood


A recent tweet sums up the result: PUERTO RICO REFERENDUM- Become U.S. state: 97.1%- Independence: 1.5%- Status quo: 1.3% Turnout: 23%. A parade in New York City featured a man that some deemed a terrorist, and a non-binding referendum in Puerto Rico on the island's political status was boycotted by several parties, including the leading opposition group. Read More »

GOP turnout confounds pollsters in Georgia election


Democrats on Tuesday also lost a special election in neighboring SC, where Republican Ralph Norman easily prevailed over Democrat Archie Parnell in a seat formerly held by Republican Mick Mulvaney , who is now Trump's budget director. In Kansas in April, in Montana last month and in Georgia and SC on Tuesday, Democratic candidates outperformed their party's past showings, but still fell short where it counts: Republicans won. Read More »

Oil prices decline as doubts grow over OPEC's supply cuts

Brent crude futures were at $48.25 per barrel at 0039 GMT, down 47 cents, or 1 percent, from their last close. Oil prices wallowed near their lowest levels in seven months early on Thursday, hurt by high global inventories and doubts over OPEC's ability to implement production cuts, according to Reuters . Read More »

Syngenta to appeal $218M verdict in seed case


Syngenta AG et al, No. 2:14-cv-02571). At the time, China hadn't approved of the trait and plaintiffs assert the loss of the Chinese market led to falling corn prices. Syngenta says in a statement that it is "disappointed" by Friday's verdict after a three-week trial in Kansas City, Kansas. They claim that damages for farmers nationally totaled $5.77 billion, according to court documents. Read More »

US jobless claims edge up 3000 to 241000


As the number of employed residents rose by 117 to 41,926, the number of unemployed also increased by 46 to 2,269. Employment over the past year in metro Chattanooga grew by almost 3.2 percent, or 7,793 net new jobs. Metro Atlanta's unemployment rate was unchanged at 4.5 percent in April and May. The rate rose as the labor force grew, the number of jobs was unchanged, and there was an increase in layoffs as measured by initial claims for unemployment insurance. Read More »

The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (HAIN) Updates Q4 Earnings Guidance


Hain Celestial, which makes Celestial Seasonings tea, Terra vegetable chips and Arrowhead Mills grains, said its review found that its financial reports were "fairly stated". Jefferies Group LLC reaffirmed their buy rating on shares of The Hain Celestial Group, Inc . Invictus RG bought a new position in shares of The Hain Celestial Group during the first quarter valued at about $174,000. Read More »

Boeing takes on Airbus with new jet


After years of booming orders driven by increased air travel and more fuel-efficient planes, passenger jetmakers are bracing for a slowdown in demand while they focus on meeting tight delivery schedules and ambitious production targets. "I think the rest of their product line is going to be cannibalised by that aircraft", Leahy said of the 737 MAX 10 . The airplane will provide Ryanair with 197 seats, increasing revenue potential and providing airlines like Ryanair with up to 16 percent ... Read More »

Puerto Rico overwhelmingly votes for possible statehood

Protesters in favor of Puerto Rico's independence protest after a referendum was held on the island's status by marching through the financial district, known as the golden mile, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Sunday, June 11, 2017. Others said they'd march to show support for Puerto Rico despite disagreeing with FALN's methods. Meanwhile, Puerto Rico Senate President Thomas Rivera Schatz vowed to push for statehood. Read More »

Lower oil prices set to test USA shale drillers: Kemp

U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI ) crude futures were at $44.56 per barrel, up 10 cents, or 0.2 percent. Additionally, the EIA reports that the largest global increase for crude oil will occur in quarter two of 2018, due to OPEC and Brazilian-driven production are on the rise. Read More »

Airbus sales chief plays down prospect of blockbuster order


Chicago-based Boeing is confident the Max 10 will stem customer defections to the Airbus A321neo, which has racked up a considerable order lead since its introduction three years ago. "In fact, frankly, we look at the demand for really big airplanes and we find it hard to believe that Airbus will be able to deliver the rest of their A380s in backlog", Marketing Vice-President Randy Tinseth said in a briefing. Read More »

Prison guards killed by inmates during transport in Georgia


They're not concerned with anything regarding human life", Sills told Elliot Wednesday. Authorities say Dubose and Rowe escaped after killing two prison guards during a bus transport in Georgia . In addition to tattoos on his face and neck, Dubose also has ghost tattoos on his pointer finger and pinkie. Both men are said to be highly unsafe. Read More »

Al Jazeera on the brink of being shut down

Qatar's government did not have any immediate reaction to the list, but Turkey have rejected the demand to shut down its military base in the small Gulf country. Qatar officials say they will respond to the demand, later on Friday. Qatar must also announce it is severing ties with terrorist, ideological and sectarian organizations, including the Muslim Brotherhood , Islamic State , al-Qaeda, Hezbollah and Jabhat Fateh al Sham, formerly al Qaeda's branch in Syria and surrender all ... Read More »

Cisco adds subscription services to its core networking business


This new Cisco Catalyst 9000 family provides DNA software capabilities by subscription as a pre-bundled software suite or a-la-carte components, and is available across the entire enterprise networking portfolio. Early field trials are now underway. Nearly half of all cyber attacks are now hidden in encrypted traffic. Network Data Platform and Assurance . Read More »

The Top Three Holders Of Opko Health, Inc. (NASDAQ:OPK)

The last session's volume of 8.39 million shares was higher than its average volume of 4.76 million shares. New York-based M&T Bancshares Corp has invested 0% in Opko Health Inc. Yet another important factor while evaluating a good buy/sell decision for Opko Health, Inc. By reviewing stock prices from the stock market history of the company and examining its analysts ratings can give an investment picture with updated information of stock which helps investors to make investing decision. Read More »

Indiana Democrats, Republicans React To Senate Health Bill

Though the Senate GOP's bill repeals the individual mandate , the legislation maintains numerous ACA tax credits that have helped people buy insurance. As an extra guarantee of coverage, you should download the following sound clip from President Trump on your phone. If it fails to reduce the deficit sufficiently or results in too many people losing insurance coverage, McConnell could fail to secure the 50 GOP votes he needs to secure passage. Read More »

Barclays US Liq Corp U ETF (UC84.L) Shares Needle Moving 0.35%

It has outperformed by 67.37% the S&P500. About 4.26 million shares traded. Chemring Group plc (LON:CHG) has 0.00% since June 23, 2016 and is. It has underperformed by 21.76% the S&P500. Goldman Sachs Gp reported 191,939 shares. Wg Shaheen And Associates Dba Whitney And owns 27,410 shares. 7,250 are held by Dynamic Capital Mgmt. About 8.33M shares traded. Read More »

On-Camera Press Briefings Turn Reporters Into Wannabe YouTube Stars, Sean Spicer Complains

While many within the media feel that the Trump Administration is squashing their First Amendment rights by prohibiting recording devices of any kind in the White House Press room, CNN seems to have found a way to get around this new rule. Despite all of these restrictions, however, Spicer did give two on-camera interviews to Fox News on Friday. On Thursday, going back on years of tradition, the White House announced that they would not allow audio or video recording during the day's press ... Read More »

Federal Reserve increases interest rates from 1 percent to 1.25 percent

Members of the policymaking Federal Open Market Committee chose to raise the target for the federal funds rate by a quarter point, despite recent inflation numbers sitting below the Fed's two percent target. They fell as low as 2.103 percent following the downbeat data, their lowest since November 10. A retreat in inflation over the past two months has caused jitters that the shortfall, if sustained, could alter the pace of future rate hikes . Read More »

Summer fun continues at library


You can "build" things in many Maker programs and also help make a "better world" through good deeds. The library was packed with families for Home Depot's "Kids Workshop" as the North Central Regional Library Summer Reading Program got underway this week at all Grant County public libraries. Read More »

Low inflation problematic, but will not sway hawkish Bank of Canada


The rate has reached the highest level since early 2009, with inflation at more than an eight-year high.Policymakers said in their statement that with Thursday's hike "the reference rate has reached a level that is consistent with the process of efficient convergence of inflation to the 3 percent target", though they said they would be vigilant."I think they are saying they are done with the hikes", said Benito Berber, an analyst at Nomura in NY. Read More »

Analyst's Advice about Stock:: Bellicum Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (BLCM)


WARNING: " Bellicum Pharmaceuticals, Inc ". The legal version of this story can be viewed at Bellicum Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (BLCM ) now has P/E (Price to Earnings) ratio of 0 while the company's industry has 244.33 P/E and the sector P/E is 18.98. Read More »

France's Macron, eastern Europeans try to mend ties after disagreements

Macron's plan, which in particular meant to prevent Chinese state-owned companies from snatching high-tech companies in the EU, had raised opposition in Northern and Eastern European countries. At the same time, this would be done while "fully respecting member states' competences". Macron has previously said he would seek sanctions on Poland , whose nationalist-minded government has angered the European Union with moves to impose stricter state control over judges and public media and ... Read More »

Qatar says Gulf crisis puts $2 bn in contracts at risk

On June 5, Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates , Bahrain and Egypt broke off diplomatic relations with Doha and stopped all communication with Qatar, accusing it of supporting terrorism and interfering in their internal affairs. "This is a clear indication that Qatar is being supported by Malta despite enough evidence of them supporting terrorism". Qatar's Defence Ministry said the F-15 deal would create 60,000 jobs in the United States and lead to closer strategic collaboration ... Read More »

Live Asian Carp Located Less than 10-Miles from Lake Michigan


The electric barrier system, operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, is meant to prevent fish from swimming between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed. Bighead and silver carp are of special concern because of their voracious appetites for plankton - tiny plants and animals on which almost all fish depend at some point in their live cycles. Read More »

Brokers Change Their Target Price On H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE:HRB)

Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 7,932,832 shares of the company's stock worth $184,439,000 after buying an additional 685,702 shares during the last quarter. The stock's Dividend Yield stands at 3.11%. (HRB) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 21, 2017" published on June 20, 2017, published: "Mid-Morning Market Update: "Markets Mostly Flat; H & R Block Profit Tops Views" on June 14, 2017. Read More »

Lenders Approve Rs 86000 Crore Essar Oil Sale To Rosneft


This is the largest foreign investment in the country till date. Earlier in the day, almost 23 banks, part of Essar Oil's Joint Lenders Forum, approved the transaction with the Rosneft-led consortium. Essar Oil's refinery now accounts for around 9 per cent of India's total refining output. Essar Oil will continue to own and operate the 12 million tonne Stanlow refinery in Britain and has 12-13 per cent market share. Read More »

Oil giants endorse carbon tax after Trump's Paris exit

Europe-based oil companies BP and Total want the price carbon for " consistency " between the USA and Europe. General Motors (GM), the largest USA automaker, also is a founding member of the council. An overall policy package that included a strong carbon price and retains these types of necessary regulations while removing only truly unnecessary regulations would provide a comprehensive approach that helps move the United States towards a robust economy with significant emission ... Read More »

Hamilton seems to like the idea of competing for Ferrari

The team have new regulations to stick to this season, and so teams are still working on the vehicles to better develop them. "The auto runs in different states during a race , so I put in the various modes to go as fast as the vehicle allowed so that I could give them a lot of information from that maxed lap to help them set the vehicle up for the next race ", Formula One's official website quoted Hamilton as saying. Read More »

Doctors: Officer stabbed at airport recovering


Ftouhi arrived in the United States on Friday after crossing the border at the Lake Champlain border crossing in upstate New York, Gelios said . Detroit's FBI Chief David Gelios declined to say where Amor Ftouhi attempted to purchase the firearm. Read More »

Stocks listless in early trade; S&P 500 headed for flat week

A woman under a parasol walks past an electronic stock indicator of a securities firm in Tokyo, Thursday, June 22, 2017. Asian shares are ending the week on a subdued note with most indexes little changed Friday as the price of oil halted its decline, while still hovering near its lowest level in nearly a year. Read More »