Saturday, 25 November 2017
Latest news
Home » Finance

Finance

S. Korean, Russian leaders hold bilateral talks over N

perth_map

In a joint news conference following their summit in Vladivostok on Wednesday, Moon said he and Putin strongly condemn the North for conducting its sixth nuclear test on Sunday, despite repeated warnings from the worldwide community. "China has not just influence but has numerous levers that are needed to change behavior in North Korea", Fallon told BBC radio. Meanwhile the South Korean president said that "perhaps the time has come for stronger sanctions" on Pyongyang. Read More »

Putin lashes out at USA over consulate seizure as diplomatic row widens

perth_map

He said the United Nations should consider tough new sanctions on North Korea, including halting oil shipments, after Sunday's nuclear test. He told the audience that Russian Federation condemned North Korea's recent actions but opined that there was no other way to manage the situation than through dialogue. Read More »

AK Steel Holding Corporation (AKS) Grabbing Attentions on Beta Value of 2.85

Foster. AK Steel Holding Corporation ( AKS ) share price jumped 2.23% to $5.97 in the last trading session. The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Monday, March 28 by Sterne Agee CRT. State Street Corp raised its position in United States Steel Corporation by 6.2% in the second quarter. The correct version of this article can be read at https://weekherald.com/2017/09/06/united-states-steel-corporation-x-director-murry-gerber-acquires-4000-shares.html. Read More »

BidaskClub Upgrades Enable Midstream Partners, LP (ENBL) to Buy

perth_map

The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Wednesday, July 19 with "Buy". The rating was downgraded by UBS to "Neutral" on Friday, February 3. The analyst recommendations from a month ago are 1 Buy, 13 Strong Buy, 0 Sell, 0 Hold and 0. Highlander Cap Management Lc accumulated 14,155 shares. Nuveen Asset Mngmt Limited Liability reported 17,832 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. More interesting news about Kinross Gold Corporation (USA) (NYSE:KGC) were released by: Fool.ca and their article: ... Read More »

Putin: North Korea Would 'Eat Grass' Before Giving Up Nukes

Pres. Putin's initiative would discreetly circumvent the U.S.' and the People's Republic of China's (PRC) initiatives, and yet at the same time deliver what both of those powers had been seeking: a brokered peace accord between North and South Korea . Read More »

Pfizer's Meridian Hit With FDA Warning Over EpiPen Flaws

perth_map

EpiPens are used by people with severe allergies who inject themselves with the drug epinephrine during life-threatening allergy attacks. For starters, Pfizer specializes in the manufacture of a gadget known as EpiPen that is used to treat allergic reactions . Read More »

Wells Fargo Upgrades Rating On Walt Disney Company (The) (DIS)

perth_map

The stock of Newfield Exploration Co. It has underperformed by 20.19% the S&P500. It was reported on Sep, 7 by Barchart.com . Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 selling transactions for $5.35 million activity. General Electric ( GE.N ) shares sank 3.6 percent, dragging on the S&P and the Dow, after a bearish analyst note. Its up 0.10, from 0.98 in 2016Q3. Read More »

Another Long-Range Dreamliner Route: United Announces Nonstop Service from Houston to Sydney

perth_map

This flight is subject to government approval. The flight will depart Houston at 8 p.m. central time and land in Sydney at 6:30 a.m. local time two days later. This 8,578 mile flight is operated by one of the airline's Airbus A380 aircraft. The airline's move to launch flights from Sydney to Houston comes as Qantas evaluates new routes for its soon-to-arrive 787-9s, as well as plans to serve NY and London non-stop from Australia's east coast with either the Boeing 777-8X or ... Read More »

Battle at the Brickyard: Lydia vs. Lexi

perth_map

In her 93rd start as a professional and with the $186,096 runner-up check, Ko became the fastest player in LPGA history to cross $8 million in career earnings at $8,021,004. "I would say that round definitely gave me the confidence that I can make those birdies if I just let it go and fire at pins and commit to my shots and don't doubt it", Thompson said. Read More »

What To Know About Disney's New Streaming Service

perth_map

It was announced a few months ago that Disney would be pulling content from Netflix and forming its own streaming service . On top of that, the Disney-branded app will feature around four to five original TV series, and the studio will produce three to four TV movies specifically for the streaming service . Read More »

Walkie-talkie app Zello becomes No. 1 in anticipation of Hurricane Irma

perth_map

During a disaster, mobile networks get overloaded with phone calls; but Zello and other text messaging apps use less bandwidth, so they will often work when phone calls won't. Zello is now at the top of the App Store's free apps chart , and downloads of the app have spiked twice in the last week. If you need information about weather, public alerts, shelters, forecasts and more , go to Google.org's crisis maps . Read More »

Lyft Launches Autonomous Vehicle Pilot in San Francisco

perth_map

Mountain View-based Drive.ai, born from Stanford University's Artificial Intelligence Lab, has been testing its self-driving cars on California roads for more than a year. Lyft also has some catching up to do with Google's self-driving unit Waymo , which opened up its self-driving vehicle fleet to the public in June for feedback. Read More »

Gas prices up average of 14 cents

perth_map

The hurricanes shut down oil production in the Gulf of Mexico, causing the spike in prices. It would be the second powerful storm to hit the USA mainland in as many weeks, following Tropical Storm Harvey. He doesn't see prices rising much more so long as there is not a catastrophic loss of refining capacity or a significant increase in crude oil prices, which have remained low in recent months. Read More »

Gas prices likely to remain elevated at least one more week

perth_map

Scott made a statement Thursday in which he said the state of Florida was working hard to get more fuel to the stations that need it. As of Friday morning , Hawaii posted the highest average price per gallon, $3.36, almost a dollar more than in Oklahoma, where it was the lowest at $2.37. Read More »

Gov. Deal declares state of emergency for most of Middle Georgia

perth_map

Friday morning saw Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry hold another of what will be an expanding series of Emergency Operations Center press briefings. Irma was downgraded to a Category 4 overnight Thursday . Gov. Henry McMaster could order coastal residents to evacuate their homes starting Saturday morning - his state already already prepared to open 200 shelters and transport 10,000 people by bus if needed. Read More »

Prime subscribers to boost festive sale this year

perth_map

Research firm Forrester estimates gross sales from Flipkart and Amazon during their annual sale events could be in the range of $1.2-1.5 billion this year compared to last year's $900 million. Also, this time this sale is not coming with any festival even Flipkart is offering it the first time without any festival. "So across all these areas, we have more to offer compared to what we did last year, which is why we believe this will be the biggest festive sale for us this year". Read More »

Kroger Co (KR) Plunges Amid In-Line Results, Lack Of Long-Term Outlook

perth_map

Vetr cut shares of Kroger Company (The) from a "strong-buy" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $33.46 price target for the company.in a research note on Wednesday, May 10th. They expect $0.41 earnings per share, down 12.77% or $0.06 from last year's $0.47 per share. YorkBridge Wealth Partners LLC now owns 4,323 shares of the company's stock valued at $125,000 after purchasing an additional 171 shares during the period. Read More »

UK Agency That Crafted Campaign For South Africa's Guptas Seeks Rescue

perth_map

Bell Pottinger has about 250 employees worldwide. Bell Pottinger's Asian unit has said it will separate from its British parent, amid reports the public relations firm is nearing collapse. It is not clear if the carrier is still working with Bell Pottinger. "While the United Kingdom business is expected to go into administration as early as next week, the Asia business is entirely ring-fenced and solvent", the Asian arm said in a memo to clients on Friday. Read More »

Uber rival Taxify is being investigated by Transport for London

perth_map

TfL is now " urgently investigating " Taxify because it isn't a "licensed private hire operator" and could be operating in London without the necessary clearance. On its website it states that Taxify "until further notice serves as a technology platform to connect passengers to City Drive Services PHV (operator licence number 008955)". Read More »

Trinity Mirror in talks to buy Daily Express publisher Northern Shell

perth_map

Northern & Shell is owned by Richard Desmond , who paid £125m for the Express titles in 2000. The deal will also involve Northern & Shell magazines including OK!, New! and Star . It means an earlier mooted takeover involving former News of the World editor David Montgomery, which Sky News revealed in May, is likely to have fallen through. Read More »

US House panels to hold hearings on Equifax data breach

perth_map

Approximately 143 million US consumers' names, Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses, and in some cases, driver's license numbers were exposed Thursday due to a cybersecurity incident, according to a press release issued by Equifax . Read More »

FBI Investigates Uber Software Used to Monitor Lyft Drivers

perth_map

This reportedly allowed Uber to see what Lyft was charging for rides and how many drivers were nearby. The program was discontinued previous year, according to the memos. This is the latest in a series of legal investigations into Uber's practices and allegations about its workplace culture. The ride-hailing company is already dealing with both its recovery from a high-profile sexual harassment probe and its ongoing legal battle with Waymo, and now it looks like Uber might ... Read More »

United Kingdom manufacturing output picks up thanks to auto production

perth_map

According to the Office for National Statistics output rose by 0.5 per cent in July driven in part by the production of new cars after a decline in June. "Reduced levels of commercial work were a key source of weakness, which offset robust growth in residential building". The construction sector also seems to be struggling to recover from its recent slump, she adds. Read More »

Uber is ditching diesel cars in London

perth_map

However, with numerous company's drivers already using a variety of hybrid models such as the Toyota Prius , most will already meet the future criteria. "We're also aiming for every auto on the Uber app in London to be electric by 2025". "This is a much needed step from Uber which will aid London's air quality", said Beard. Read More »

Oil Eases as Irma Targets Florida, Saudi Arabia Trims Supply

perth_map

Its predecessor, Harvey, shut a quarter of US refineries and 8 per cent of USA oil production, with crude prices slumping as widespread refinery outages sharply reduced demand for crude. With U.S. Gulf Coast ports and refineries out of commission, European and Asian refiners have had to increase production, elevating their demand for crude supplies. Read More »

ECB Raises 2017 GDP Forecast to 2.2%, Fastest Since 2007

perth_map

But while financial markets widely a schedule (at the very least) of a QE unwind, note that the ECB's missive is that €60 billion monthly asset purchases "are meant to run until the end of December 2017, or beyond, if necessary, and in any case until the Governing Council sees a sustained adjustment in the path of inflation consistent with its inflation aim". Read More »

August Canadian Employment Rose 22200, Full-Time Jobs Fell Sharply

perth_map

Canada's industrial capacity utilization rate hit a near 10-year high in the second quarter, with mining and the energy sector leading the way. Quebec City is at 3.8 per cent. "If you actually look over the last 12 months, we've had remarkably strong job creation", said Craig Alexander, chief economist for the Conference Board of Canada. Read More »

Ontario Aims to Open 60 Stores and Create Cannabis Control Board

perth_map

Ontario reportedly plans to open dozens of storefronts across the province to manage the sale and distribution of recreational marijuana after the federal government legalizes its recreational use. The Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation (NSLC) says any potential role for them hasn't been identified, as work on the province's cannabis plan continues. Read More »

US Shuts Down Pakistan's Habib Bank on Charges of Terror-Funding

perth_map

The regulator said it had also imposed a surrender order imposing conditions for the orderly wind down of Habib Bank's NY branch. The New York state department of financial services had wanted to fine Habib Bank ( HBL ) up to $ 630 million for "grave" failures to in complying with anti-money laundering rules. Read More »

India's first no-fly list norms out, aims to make flying safer

perth_map

As per the guidelines, ban on passengers is on three levels. A passenger can not circumvent the domestic fly ban by flying to a nearby foreign country and then flying to the original destination in India. Level 2 includes physically abusive behaviour (pushing, kicking, hitting, inappropriate touching) with a ban upto six months. In case a passenger displays life threatening behavior including assaults, damage to aircraft systems, they can face a ban anywhere between 2 years to lifetime. Read More »

India can't afford to become intolerant society, says Rajan

perth_map

Rajan, who is now in India to promote his latest book, I Do What I Do , in an event in the national capital on Thursday added that he was not in favour of demonetisation as according to him the short-term cost of note ban would outweigh the long-term gains. Read More »

Water Companies Price Gouge on Amazon in Preparation of Hurricane Irma

perth_map

However, they have found the price to avoid the "Lord of the Flies" supermarket scrap is high. "While I do not have a total at this point, I can tell you that numerous complaints reference water, fuel and Amazon .com". The online retailer is selling numerous supplies but some customers are finding third party sellers who are looking to make money off the hard to find supplies. Read More »