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Avis teams up with Waymo on self-driving car program

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Keeping in view the above important information, Avis Budget Group Inc . This is the first time in five years Avis had its shares jump as much as 21% to $29.32 in NY. Alphabet's shares were little changed at US$984.88. Avis Budget Group operates 11,000 rental locations around the world. Apart from Waymo's ongoing partnership with Fiat Chrysler, other notable partnerships include that of Microsoft ( MSFT - Free Report ) with Toyota to back its research with AI, robotics and ... Read More »

Oliver Garden impresses for Darden in FQ4

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The shares were sold at an average price of $83.13, for a total value of $7,006,445.79. Looking back over the last month, shares have performed 1.74%. On Friday, March 31 the insider LEE EUGENE I JR sold $8.16 million. DRI was included in 43 notes of analysts from August 25, 2015. Darden Restaurants, Inc . Read More »

New Zealand promises to do 'right thing' with America's Cup

New Zealand captured the America's Cup championship on Monday , defeating the United States' Team Oracle 7-1, and as a country New Zealand couldn't be happier. "This time round we had no restrictions on design". Some said that shortage led the team to get creative on a small budget. Defeated skipper Jimmy Spithill called the Kiwis "a class above". Read More »

Growth worries push stocks lower; Fed hike lifts dollar

The dollar strengthened slightly after the announcement while U.S. stock markets took it in their stride, though there was some further unrelated softening of key tech stocks such as Amazon, Facebook and Google. The prospect of higher interest rates will increase the opportunity cost of holding gold and had some negative impact on market confidence. The Fed said that while inflation has been low, it is expected to soon hit the 2 percent target. Read More »

Greece hoping to finally secure long-term debt relief deal

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The impasse has held up a tranche of bailout cash which Greece needs to repay loans in July, and Athens says its fragile recovery has also been impaired. Papadimitriou told German newspaper Die Welt in an interview published on Thursday that Schaeuble first had acknowledged that Greece had met the requirements, but then changed his mind. Read More »

Canaccord Genuity Has Decided To Downgrade Iqe (LON:IQE) Shares

It has outperformed by 16.62% the S&P500. They now have a GBX 3150.00 PT on company. Jefferies Group LLC now has GBX 254 ($3.21) price objective on the stock, up from their previous price objective of GBX 205 ($2.59). The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 8th. (NYSE:T) earned "Buy" rating by Citigroup on Monday, March 14. The firm has "Sell" rating given on Friday, February 17 by Goldman Sachs. Read More »

Pilot asks passengers to pray after mid-flight scare

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The shaking was so strong and continuous that, according to TV reports, the captain asked the passengers and crew to pray . Passengers said for about two hours, the plane shook like a washing machine. One passenger even shared a video from inside the cabin during the bumpy ride, writing in the caption, "I thought I might die". AirAsia said it was also conducting an investigation together with its engine manufacturer Rolls-Royce, and was cooperating fully with the ATSB. Read More »

Are Analysts Bullish Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) After Last Week?

State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement holds 1.18 million shares. Marathon Pete Corp now has $27.13 billion valuation. The stock closed its day at $0.26. Swearingen John S also sold $865,025 worth of Marathon Petroleum Corp (NYSE:MPC) on Tuesday, February 21. 1,000 shares were sold by Cuneo Dennis C, worth $44,060. Read More »

Trump pushes 'energy week' and goal of exporting resources

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Click the audio player above to hear the full story . The focus on energy began at a meeting between Trump and India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi , with US natural gas exports part of the discussion. He said the fact that the US has been a world leader in reducing greenhouse gas emissions - mostly due to cheap natural gas replacing coal for electricity - shows that the country can cut emissions without Paris or similar policies. Read More »

European Central Bank needs to keep policy adjustment gradual: Draghi

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William Hill Plc dragged leisure shares lower after Investec said further challenges remain for the United Kingdom bookmaking sector, downgrading the stock to sell. The dollar stood tall on Tuesday, pushing to a one-month high against the yen as investors waited to see if Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen would stick to her positive economic outlook at an event later in the global session. Read More »

Russia regrets new US sanctions, mulls retaliatory moves

Petersburg on Friday to discuss "problems in bilateral ties". The move has come about in relation to Russia's failure to implement measures promised in a peace agreement. Russian Federation is giving the USA the silent treatment. "We have regularly updated these sanctions twice a year since they were first imposed", Nauert explained. Read More »

Iranians brush off US travel ban

The Supreme Court ruled that the ban can go into effect "with respect to foreign nationals who lack any bona fide relationship with a person or entity in the United States ". The action on Monday was hailed as a win by the right-wing leader, who has insisted the ban is necessary for national security, despite severe criticism that it singles out Muslims in violation of the United States constitution. Read More »

You can now request Uber rides for other people

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Here's how it works: When you set up a pickup location that is not your current location, Uber will ask if the ride is for you or someone else. The requester is also able to track the ride through the Uber app like usual. Riders will not need to have an Uber account. The feature addition is created to extend the Uber experience to people who are on the receiving end of a gift or who don't use the Uber app at all. Read More »

Team New Zealand routs Oracle Team USA to win America's Cup

The New Zealand crew have been on a mission to wipe out the hurt inflicted on the sports-mad country by the team who in 2013 turned an 8-1 deficit against New Zealand into a 9-8 victory. "I know certain sailors, one of them in particular (USA tactician) Tom Slingsby, has been quite vocal in (wanting) more sailors, more ropes, more things on the boats for sailors to do other than just provide power", Murray said. Read More »

Cyberattack hit several lenders in country: Ukraine central bank

MOSCOW/KIEV Russia's top oil producer Rosneft (ROSN.MM) said a large-scale cyber attack hit its servers on Tuesday and computer systems at some banks and the main airport in neighboring Ukraine were also disrupted. A Moscow-based cyber security firm, Group-IB, said it appeared to be a coordinated attack simultaneously targeting victims in Russian Federation and Ukraine. Read More »

Nintendo Promises To Produce More Units Of The SNES Classic Mini

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The console, which was priced at $60 (or approx Rs. 3867), sold out instantly at almost every major retailer where it was made available, especially in the US. Nintendo's announcement makes no mention of pre-orders or supply lines, suggesting that the stock issues with NES Classic may carry forward into the SNES Classic era. Read More »

Sensex drops most in one month, banks take a beating

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Sentiments took a beating as banking stocks melted following reports that the RBI has asked banks for higher provisioning for loans submitted under the insolvency process, brokers said. The top gainers in the 30-scrip BSE included Bharti Airtel , ONGC , Hero Motor Company and Tata Steel; that gained by 1.61, 1.23, 0.97 and 0.60 per cents. Read More »

Demand for ice cream helps heat up supermarket sales

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Sales of ice-cream rose 12% and cider 16%, according to Kantar. Consumer confidence in the United Kingdom fell to the lowest levels since last year's Brexit referendum, according to data published by the polling group YouGov and the Centre for Economics and Business Research. Read More »

Majestic Wine PLC (MJW) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages

The company has market cap of $114.22 million. The Firm operates through four divisions: Marine Electronics, Outdoor Equipment, Watercraft and Diving. There are now 5,492,829,457 shares in issue with the average daily volume traded being 27,968,079. Since January 31, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 9 insider sales for $23.40 million activity. Read More »

Government defers TDS, TCS for ecommerce firms

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CAIT has said that though only five days are remaining for the GST roll out, most of the smaller details have not been answered yet. "In just two weeks, you will begin to implement the largest tax overhaul in your country's history - we're doing that also, by the way - creating great new opportunities for your citizens", Trump said in his joint press statement at the White House here after holding talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi . Read More »

US to Say China Among Worst on Human Trafficking

The officials said China will be moved to the lowest tier in the system, Tier 3, from a higher ranking a year ago. China's communist government is likely to register strong protest on the report, The Guardian reports. Thailand, now listed in Tier 2 on a three-level watch list in which Tier 3 is reserved for countries doing little or nothing about TIP, is expected to be upgraded. Read More »

JA Solar Holdings, Co., Ltd. (JASO) Position Maintained by Teton Advisors Inc

The solar energy provider reported $0.03 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.02) by $0.05. Smith Asset Management Group LP boosted its position in shares of JA Solar Holdings, Co.by 87.3% in the first quarter. COPYRIGHT VIOLATION WARNING: This news story was originally published by Sports Perspectives and is owned by of Sports Perspectives. If you are accessing this article on another website, it was illegally copied and reposted in violation of United States and ... Read More »

Warriors win back National Basketball Association crown

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The city of Oakland is gearing up for a Thursday parade to celebrate the Golden State Warriors latest National Basketball Association title. The Warriors , who beat Cleveland in the 2015 Finals only to lose to them previous year after squandering a 3-1 series lead, went a record-setting 15-1 in the playoffs, their only loss coming in Game Four of the best-of-seven championship. Read More »

Google says it is considering appeal against EU antitrust fine

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Google, which dominates the worldwide search engine market, has been fined a whopping $2.7 billion by the European Commission (EC) for giving its own comparison shopping service an "illegal" advantage. EU Commissioner Margrethe Vestager , said: "Google has come up with many innovative products and services that have made a difference to our lives". Read More »

The Ritz-Carlton Launches Ultra-Luxury Cruise Brand

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The first ship will cruise a wide variety of destinations depending on the season, including the Mediterranean, Northern Europe, the Caribbean and Latin America. "The Ritz-Carlton is known for its legendary service and high standards", said Douglas Prothero Managing Director, The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection. Read More »

Uber driver sexually assaulted sleeping passenger

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During the trip the driver allegedly stopped the vehicle and indecently assaulted the woman. The woman, who may have passed out from drinking alcohol, woke up alone, not knowing where she was or how she got there, called police, Hayes said. Read More »

A Wedding Cake for a Same-Sex Couple Sparks a SCOTUS Review

The Colorado Civil Rights Division, responding to complaints filed by the couple David Mullins and Charlie Craig , determined that the cake shop was in violation of state law banning businesses from refusing services based on sexual orientation, a ruling later affirmed in August 2015 by the Colorado Court of Appeals . Read More »

Lady Aurelia does it again with King's Stand win

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He said: "He's so tough, he's got a marvellous attitude, so many came at him there". "There's been no formal meetings at this point but I did make sure I sent them a text after the win last night to say congratulations and remind them of my interest for the Everest", Flower said. Read More »

Analyst Price Targets On Equiniti Group (LON:EQN)

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The stock of Paypoint plc (LON:PAY) earned "Hold" rating by Numis Securities on Friday, December 16. Shore Capital reaffirmed a "buy" rating on shares of ITV plc in a report on Wednesday, May 10th. A reading between 0 and -20 would point to an overbought situation. About 368,381 shares traded. This was disclosed in an analyst note on Monday, 26 June. Read More »

Markets lost faith in OPEC, oil falls deeper into bearish territory

Also, per Reuters , the export of Bonny Light crude of Nigeria is expected to touch 226,000 barrel per day during the month of August, much above last July's mark of 164,000 barrels per day. While crude stockpiles slid by 2.45 million barrels to 509.1 million, more than forecast in a Bloomberg survey, inventories remain about 100 million barrels above the five-year average. Read More »

Air bag maker Takata bankruptcy expected Monday in Japan, US

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Takata filed for creditor protection in the USA and Japan this week after buckling under liabilities from millions of recalled air bags that have been blamed for more than a dozen deaths worldwide. The company also faces potential liabilities stemming from class action lawsuits in the US, Canada and other countries. Takata has already agreed to pay a billion-dollar fine to settle with U.S. Read More »