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Vantiv Seals $10 Billion Worldpay Deal, Latest in Payments-Sector Rush


The company's global operations will be run from Britain, but there will be no formal guarantees that United Kingdom jobs and employees will be protected. Mr Jansen said the merger deal would create a global leader "with substantial opportunities to capitalise on the rapid evolution of payments". He said the deal will help consolidate "what is a fragmented market and diversify Vantiv's revenues away from struggling "big box" retailers in the U.S". Read More »

Russia's Foreign Minister to depart to ASEAN summit


Beijing is sensitive to even a veiled reference by ASEAN to its reclamation of seven reefs and its military installations in the South China Sea, which it claims in nearly its entirety despite the competing claims of 5 other countries. Taiwan and four ASEAN states - the Philippines , Vietnam, Brunei and Malaysia - have overlapping claims. "We wish Singapore well in these two roles", added Mr Wang. Read More »

Natural Gas Services Group Inc

The Company manufactures, fabricates and rents natural gases compressors that enhance the production of natural gas wells and provides maintenance services for its natural gas compressors. Delta Natural Gas Company, Inc. was upgraded to "buy" by analysts at TheStreet. The dividend was $0.208 per share for the quarter which comes to $0.83 on an annualized basis. Read More »

Philippines to host ASEAN FM meeting, related meetings


The ASEAN ministerial meeting started today in Manila and topping the agenda aside from the issue of the South China Sea include the missile test being conducted by North Korea and the rise of Islamic radicalism in the maritime. The foreign ministers of the United States and South Korea on Sunday described new sanctions placed on North Korea by the United Nations Security Council as a good outcome in efforts to press Pyongyang to end its nuclear program and missile tests. Read More »

MILLA JOVOVICH 'In Final Talks' For HELLBOY Reboot


Things seem to be shaping up pretty well for this reboot, which Aron Coleite is now rewriting based on a first draft by Andrew Cosby , Christopher Golden and Hellboy creator Mike Mignola. Now this is kind of interesting because in the Hellboy comics there is a villain known as the Queen of Blood . Hellboy: Rise of the Blood Queen will mark Jovovich's latest journey into the realm of science-fiction and fantasy as she moves on from such films as The Fifth Element , Resident ... Read More »

Modi calls for India free of poverty, corruption by 2022


Speaking on Mahatma Gandhi , Sonia Gandhi said, "It was Mahatma Gandhi's karo ya maro (do or die) slogan galvanised people in the country to fight against the British". Referring to poverty, lack of education and malnutrition, as big challenges faced by the nation, he said, "We need to bring a positive change in this regard". Read More »

Sebi order on shell companies to help in black money fight


Apart from initiating a "process of verifying the credentials/ fundamentals of such companies", the exchanges have also been asked to appoint an independent auditor to carry out audit of these entities. The companies, which include the likes of Parsvnath Developers , J Kumar Infraprojects, Orissa Sponge Iron and Steel and Birla Cotsyn, among others, could even face compulsory delisting. Read More »

No need for Fed to raise interest rates in near term: Bullard


The number of USA job openings was at 6.2 million on the last business day in June, a record high, the report from the Labor Department said on Tuesday. The dollar index, which tracks the greenback against a basket of six major rivals, was down 0.1 percent at 93.325. Meanwhile, the euro shrugged off an unexpected fall in German industrial production in June and was up 0.19 per cent against the U.S. Read More »

What Analysts Suggest About Dextera Surgical Inc (DXTR)?

So far, analysts are sticking with their neutral recommendations with the consensus call at 2. Taking a broader look brokerage firms' analysts on the street with an expectant view have Dextera Surgical Inc (NASDAQ:DXTR) high price target of $0.7 and with a conservative view have low price target of $0.7. Read More »

CIBC Asset Management Inc Increases Position in Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (DLR)

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of IRT . State Street Corp raised its position in Independence Realty Trust by 39.7% in the fourth quarter. The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 29th. The dividend was $0.930 per share for the quarter or $3.72 on an annualized basis. Read More »

Houston family claims dog died while in cargo hold on United flight


The New York Daily News reports that according to the U.S. Transportation Department, their Air Travel Consumer report this year revealed that 53 animals died between January 2012 and February 2017 on United Airlines flights. The department has launched an airline passenger website to make it easy for travelers to understand their rights. Chronically delayed flights: At the end of June, there were three regularly scheduled flights that were chronically delayed - more than 30 ... Read More »

British Airways to start non-stop flight from London to Nashville


The airline also announced it will increase services to Philadelphia and Phoenix from a daily service to 10 flights a week from Heathrow. This will be the first direct connection from Nashville to Europe in 20 years. Up to 1,070 passengers will be accommodated on the flights per week, which state officials said will bring an average $103 million economic impact per year, the report said. Read More »

Beijing's diplomatic "slam dunk" over diluted South China Sea agreement

In July 2016, the arbitral tribunal in the Hague ruled that Beijing has no legal or historical basis for its nine-dash line, which demarcates its claims to nearly the entire South China Sea. Beijing has dramatically expanded its presence in recent years by building artificial islands and suspected military facilities. The statement was issued separately, rather than included in ASEAN's customary communiqué at the end of the foreign ministers meeting. Read More »

Cenovus Energy Inc (CVE) Raises Dividend to $0.04 Per Share

Cenovus Energy's ongoing objective is to advance technologies that reduce the amount of water, steam, natural gas and electricity used in their operations and to decrease surface land disturbance. During the same period past year, the business earned ($0.05) EPS. Shares Down 8%: What Should You Do?" published on June 21, 2017 as well as's news article titled: " Cenovus Energy Inc . Read More »

Are Analysts Bullish EnLink Midstream LLC (NYSE:ENLC) After Last Week?

The stock declined 1.27% or $0.19 reaching $14.81 per share. About 5.35M shares traded. DCP Midstream LP (NYSE:DCP) has risen 9.83% since August 8, 2016 and is uptrending. Ladenburg Thalmann added AM to its research portfolio by announcing an initial rating of "Buy". The firm has "Underperform" rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Wednesday, July 20. Read More »

Uber Plans to Wind Down US Car-Leasing Business


A person familiar with the matter told CNBC that Uber will shut down, sell to a partner or consolidate the business to make it more efficient. The plan comes after Uber executives were informed that losses were on average $9,000 per vehicle, much higher than the previous estimates of around $500 per auto, according to another published report. Read More »

Ralph Lauren Corp (RL) Shares Rally on Earnings Beat


Teachers Advisors LLC raised its stake in Ralph Lauren Corporation by 159.4% in the fourth quarter. Capstone Asset Management Co. raised its position in shares of Ralph Lauren Corporation by 1.7% in the second quarter. Ubs Asset Mgmt Americas Inc invested in 130,946 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Miller Tabak downgraded Ralph Lauren Corp (NYSE:RL) on Wednesday, June 8 to "Hold" rating. Read More »

Fresenius Medical Care Corporation (FMS) Receives "Buy" Rating from DZ Bank AG


KGaA and gave the company a "sell" rating in a research note on Wednesday, May 3rd. Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. KGaA has a 52-week low of €70.82 and a 52-week high of €89.07. RMB Capital Management LLC bought a new position in Fresenius Medical Care Corporation during the first quarter worth about $220,000. Read More »

Justice Department Reverses Position in Ohio Voting Rights Case


The US Department of Justice (DOJ) [official website] on Monday reversed its position in a key voting rights case [opinion, PDF] that will be before the Supreme Court later this year. Husted said in a statement he welcomed the federal government's support, noting Ohio's policy "has been in place for more than two decades and administered the same way by both Republican and Democrat secretaries of state". Read More »

The Walt Disney Co Announces 6% Drop In Q3 Earnings

Sandhill Capital Partners Llc increased Akamai Technologies Com (AKAM) stake by 4.55% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. As you will see in the chart below, Netflix shares trended lower throughout the day, falling late in the session as overall markets dropped on news of escalating tensions with North Korea. Read More »

Patriots become first National Football League team to buy airplanes

According to ESPN's Darren Rovell, the Patriots have purchased a pair of Boeing 767s, which they will customize to their standards, easing road trips for the team. The Patriots are ahead of the rest of the National Football League in a lot of ways, now they have one more - with their own fleet of jumbo jets. It wouldn't be out of the ordinary for other teams to follow suit and start buying their own planes . Read More »

Plains All American Pipeline Q2 Earnings


The rating was downgraded by Scotia Capital to "Hold" on Tuesday, August 8. Piper Jaffray maintained it with "Overweight" rating and $64.0 target in Tuesday, November 10 report. (NYSE:PAA). Lvw Advsr Limited Liability Co owns 100,076 shares. Metropolitan Life Insurance Ny holds 12,127 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Stratos Wealth Prtn Limited owns 18,326 shares for 0.04% of their portfolio. Read More »

Ryanair pipe bomb passenger found guilty


The jury reached a majority verdict of ten to two on the charge following 15 hours and 45 minutes of deliberations. Muhammad was questioned by police at the time, but as they did not realise the item was a potential bomb, he was not arrested. Read More »

Attack on a Catholic church service in southern Nigeria


Speaking on the call for restructuring of the country, the executive secretary described the call as baseless saying Nigeria is better in unity than in division. The Pope extended his "heartfelt condolences to you and to all the faithful of the Diocese of Nnewi, in particular the families of the deceased and all those affected by this tragedy", and offered blessings of "consolation and strength" upon the entire diocese. Read More »

Google engineer fired over anti-diversity memo says he may sue


The divisive memo comes just four months after federal investigators accused Google of underpaying female employees doing similar work to men. Days after it was circulated throughout the company and leaked to the press, he was sacked. The engineer who penned the memo was a biologist by education. Venture capitalist Villi Iltchev, who works at August Capital, said he was "upset" by Weinstein's tweet . Read More »

Watching the Tape Move for Man Wah Holdings Ltd

With the stock market continuing to move higher, investors may be searching for stocks that are still fairly undervalued. Staying on top of fundamentals, technicals, and earnings, may help investors stay prepared. Currently, the 14-day ADX for Ridley Corporation Ltd (RIC.AX) is sitting at 28.58. A value of 25-50 would support a strong trend. A CCI reading of +100 may represent overbought conditions, while readings near -100 may indicate oversold territory. Read More »

China's Didi invests in Dubai-based ride-sharing platform


Careem , the Dubai-based ride-sharing company that competes with Uber, has announced what might arguably be its most significant technological tie-up to date, after inking a strategic partnership with China's Didi Chuxing . Just last month Careem closed a series funding round with $500 million which raised the company's valuation to a whopping $1 billion. Under the partnership, Didi will invest and collaborate with Taxify to help support its growth and innovation, according to the ... Read More »

Uber Closes the Door on Kalnick's Potential Return as CEO


It's time for a new chapter and the right leader for our next phase of growth. Despite rumors to the contrary that have been making the rounds in the news, Camp said, Kalanick will not be returning as CEO and they are committed to hiring a new world-class chief to lead the company. Read More »