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Parametrica Management Ltd Invests $440000 in Blue Buffalo Pet Products Inc (BUFF)

A number of brokerages have recently issued reports on BUFF. Oppenheimer Holdings Inc. reissued an "outperform" rating and set a $29.00 price objective on shares of Blue Buffalo Pet Products in a research note on Thursday, February 9th. BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A. raised its position in Blue Buffalo Pet Products by 68.0% in the third quarter. If you are reading this report on another publication, it was illegally copied and reposted in violation of United States and worldwide ... Read More »

European Union calls on Turkey to investigate referendum fraud allegations

He added that he would approve reinstating the death penalty if it was supported in a referendum or a bill was submitted through parliament, a move that would end Turkey's European Union negotiations. Tana de Zulueta, head of the observer mission, told reporters that the group had paid a courtesy call and held a "cordial" meeting with electoral board members. Read More »

China Defends Trademark Grants For Ivanka Trump Products


But the couple's vast financial holdings and business ties-their ethics filings recently showed that they are still benefiting from a real estate and investment business worth up to $740 million-have ethics lawyers foaming at the mouth. The biggest joke is how is how it has continued to run outside interests like hotels and a clothing label (I'm looking at you, Ivanka!) while also fake-running the country. Read More »

Exxon seeks OK to resume Russian oil venture

Exxon Mobil is seeking permission from the US government for approval to resume drilling around the Black Sea with a Russian partner, state-owned Rosneft, according to a person familiar with the matter. The Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control can issue waivers to enable companies to dodge sanctions, but the matter is likely to be scrutinized in Congress and other corridors in Washington, D.C., because it comes at a time of deep distrust between the United States and the ... Read More »

United Airlines passenger taking legal action

Asked if he would stand down, Mr Munoz said: "No". Munoz's somber contrition was a far cry from earlier statements in which he described Dao as "disruptive and belligerent" for refusing to give up the seat he had paid for to accommodate other United crewmembers. Read More »

Saudi Announces Intention To Extend Production Cut Agreement

The group's in-house analysts peg demand for the group's crude at 32.2 million bpd in 2017, suggesting bulging global inventories should start to tighten this year if their assessment is correct and output levels are maintained, even as a recovery in prices has spurred a jump in production from the United States shale patch. Read More »

Japan to 'exercise pressure' on North Korea


On Tuesday, Pence said during a joint press conference with Japanese Deputy Prime Minister Taro Aso that the United States would continue to work with its allies to address the gravest threat to the region emanating from North Korea. He said the American commitment to South Korea is "iron-clad and immutable". "Just in the past two weeks, the world witnessed the strength and resolve of our new president in actions taken in Syria and Afghanistan", Mr Pence said. Read More »

Oil prices in stand-still mode on competing trends


Inventories have been heading back down in the US and dropped by 1 million barrels in the latest week, the Energy Information Administration said Wednesday, a smaller drop than expected. The Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) is confident that production cuts agreed with non-members to prop up prices will lead to a recovery in the market, its chief said on Wednesday. Read More »

State auditor subpoena's Revenue Dept, claims Governor is stonewalling


The objective of the audit is to ensure Missourians receive the money they are owed under a law requiring taxpayers receive their tax refunds on time or be paid interest. Galloway couldn't say what specifically the state is looking for, or what complaints prompted the petition. She argues that without transparency, there's no oversight, and the department could do as it pleases. Read More »

UK Parliament votes overwhelmingly in favour of early June 8 election

Earlier , Ms May suggested she won't use the general election to give voters more detail about the kind of Brexit she wants, instead asking them to trust her to deliver. And he told MPs: "We welcome the opportunity of a general election because it gives the British people the chance to vote for a Labour government that will put the interests of the majority first". Read More »

The latest from the Shanghai auto show

The ongoing diplomatic tension between Beijing and Seoul for the latter's decision to deploy the US antimissile system known as Thaad reportedly had a detrimental effect on the auto giants' recent sales in China, said local analysts, with Chinese consumers boycotting Korean products as the Chinese government continues to assume a retaliatory stance. Read More »

Sebastian Vettel wins Bahrain GP, Hamilton comes second

He said, "The vehicle was like a dream to drive today". Bottas concedes the opening three rounds have been a fair reflection on the general pace of the front-runners, with Mercedes on top in qualifying before losing out to Ferrari on race pace. Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo defies Real boos to make it 101 not out

Ronaldo now has a remarkable 85 Champions League goals in as many games since joining Madrid in 2009. But Arturo Vidal was sent off with a controversial second booking, and they eventually lost 4-2 - 6-3 on aggregate - to miss out on the biggest club prize in Europe. Read More »

U.S. oil climbs to five-week top on geopolitical tensions


West Texas Intermediate, the USA benchmark price for oil, was down 0.11 percent to $53.02 per barrel. Reuters reported that Brent crude futures climbed 20 cents to touch $56.43 per barrel, the highest since early March. U.S. President Donald Trump said in a Tweet North Korea was "looking for trouble" and the United States would "solve the problem" with or without China's help. Read More »

Texas House OKs statewide ride hailing rules, defying Austin


The bill now heads to Gov. Rick Scott for his consideration. House Bill 100, by state Rep. Chris Paddie, R-Marshall, would establish a statewide framework to regulate ride-hailing companies and undo local rules that the two companies have argued are overly burdensome for their business models. Read More »

Oil prices tumble on U.S. inventories data


On Monday, shortly before the Nymex settlement, a monthly report from the Energy Information Administration forecast a rise of 124,000 barrels a day in May to 5.193 million barrels a day for crude-oil production in seven major US shale-oil plays. Read More »

China, Germany must do more to cut trade surpluses


However, the report did caution that six major USA trading partners warrant being placed on the monitoring list for special attention: China, Germany, Japan, Korea, Switzerland and Taiwan. Trump said China stopped manipulating its currency months ago and labeling Beijing a currency manipulator now would jeopardize efforts to contain North Korea. Read More »

Trump to Meet Turkey's Erdogan Ahead of NATO Summit in May

Turkey's high electoral board (YSK) rejected appeals from the country's main opposition parties to annul the referendum results, the board said in a statement on Wednesday. Erdogan has dismissed the criticism from the observers, telling the monitors to "know your place". "Everyone should respect the outcome, especially the main opposition". Read More »

Toyota Reveals Plan for Hydrogen-Powered Semi-Truck


The study will add to the Clean Air Action Plan, under which the Port of Los Angeles and the nearby Port of Long Beach have made meaningful reductions in their emissions since 2005. The tests with the Port of Los Angeles will have a 70-mile radius, and Toyota says they want to get fuel refilling time down to about 30 or 40 minutes, which means it now takes longer than that. Read More »

Govt assesses impact of US, Oz visa curbs on Indians

A permanent resident has most of the same rights as an Australian citizen, though they must have a valid visa with authority to travel if they wish to return to Australia. Employers who fail to meet requirements - including advertising jobs over six months - will be named and shamed. The new visa will be subject to work experience and English language tests for workers, and labour market testing to prove jobs cannot be filled locally. Read More »

President Trump signs order to tighten H-1B visa programme

Moreover, the EO says "in order to create higher wages and employment rates for workers in the United States, and to protect their economic interests, it shall be the policy of the executive branch to rigorously enforce and administer the laws governing entry into the United States of workers from overseas". Read More »

United Airlines' Corporate Clients Are Pushing for Customer Service Fixes

CEO Oscar Munoz said Tuesday that he takes full responsibility "for making this right ", and he promised more details later this month after United finishes a review of its policies on overbooked flights. Dao suffered a concussion, a broken nose and lost two teeth in the incident when Chicago aviation police dragged him off the flight, according to his lawyer Thomas Demetrio. Read More »

United will save evidence in dragged passenger case

Prior to Dr. David Dao being dragged off the plane by local police, reports claim passengers on the United flight were offered $800 plus a hotel room as compensation for giving up their seat. United issued an apology after the incident. He also said that Dr Dao was "disruptive and belligerent". Media coverage created a PR nightmare for the airline. Read More »

Crude oil eases for second day on rising U.S. production

Official U.S. production and inventory data will be published later on Wednesday by the EIA. "We may see a series of rollovers until there is a better balance in the market". Navy strike group steamed toward the western Pacific. "The return of refineries from seasonal maintenance and healthy demand, together with the high conformity observed in OPEC and non-OPEC production adjustments, should enhance market stability and reduce the volatility seen in recent weeks", OPEC said in its ... Read More »

Des Moines to participate in Equal Pay Day campaign


But women still made only 83 percent of what men did in 2015, according to Pew Research Center . A bill would mandate companies with more than 250 employees report the median pay for men and women. Martin said the occupational differences between men and women in each state is also a contributing factor to the different gaps. created a video to explain why the 20-percent gap is absurd and unfair. Read More »

European Union sees Brexit negotiations after June election

According to The Telegraph , Senior Liberal Democrats have " confirmed " Mr. Blair "could" join forces with Lib Dem leader Tim Farron to campaign against Brexit at the 2017 general election. Corbyn, battling to control a party divided by his left wing agenda and win support from a public which is unsure of his political views and leadership ability, will seek to tap voters' frustration at the political establishment. Read More »

Eastern Bank Sells 432 Shares of Occidental Petroleum Co. (OXY)

Stocks with high EPS growth rates compared with year-ago levels suggest a company has products or services in strong demand. Oakworth Capital Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Occidental Petroleum by 4.9% in the third quarter. The legal version of this article can be accessed at Read More »

Drug Company Files Another Lawsuit Against Arkansas Over Use Of Execution Drugs

According to the report, Arkansas was set to carry out a string of executions in a short period of time - eight over 11 days - a number unseen in the modern era. Don William Davis would be dead by now if the state of Arkansas followed through on its plans. On Monday, the Arkansas Supreme Court reassigned the cases overseen by Judge Griffen after he took part in anti-death penalty demonstrations that same week. Read More »

NewsAlert: Canada's Gushue wins gold


Switzerland broke open a 3-2 game in the seventh end with four points to get past the USA men, who finish fourth a year after taking third at worlds. "We've shown that we had a pretty good week", Gushue said. Edin, a two-time world champion, got another crack at Gushue after beating Switzerland's Peter de Cruz in the semifinal a day earlier. Canada shot 91 per cent as a team to 87 per cent for Sweden. Read More »

BP races to shut Alaska North Slope well after finding a leak

BP Exploration Alaska (BPXA) employees discovered an uncontrolled gas release from the top of a well house on Friday morning. A second leak at the well was emitting gas at a reduced rate, according to a statement Sunday by the state's Department of Environmental Conservation. Read More »

Hartford Financial Services Group Inc

Franklin Resources Inc. now owns 3,464,763 shares of the company's stock valued at $165,096,000 after buying an additional 2,147,088 shares in the last quarter. Macquarie Upgrade its coverage for The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. A number of equities research analysts have commented on the company. 08/11/2016 - Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. Read More »

USA defends 'Mother Of All Bombs' attack as 'tactical'

He called it a "strong position", with troops attacking it four times without advancing, adding that the complex "was full of mines". "So we have incredible leaders of the military and incredible military, and we are very proud of them, and this was another very very successful mission", Trump said. Read More »

That 'Armada' Heading To North Korea? Actually, It Sailed South

A strike group headed by the aircraft carrier the USS Carl Vinson is still thousands of kilometres from the Korean peninsula, according to the latest photographs issued by the US Navy, amid concerns over a possible US military strike against North Korea's nuclear programme. Read More »

Bill O'Reilly Ousted At Fox News Channel

Fox News Channel's parent company fired Bill O'Reilly on Wednesday following an investigation into harassment allegations, bringing a stunning end to cable news' most popular program and one that came to define the bravado of his network over 20 years. Read More »