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Ways Microsoft Is Expanding Internet Of Things Cloud Services For Partners


The approach of utilizing existing standard flash memory sockets enables system developers to harden system level security without adding additional hardware components, leading to a more affordable and robust IoT solution. Microsoft is also offering APIs that it said will allow customers to integrate functionality into existing applications. Microsoft already has an extensive IoT portfolio with its Azure IoT Offering and Windows 10 IoT Core. Read More »

International Monetary Fund ups forecast for Kazakh GDP growth


The inflation rate will accelerate to 3.1% next year. The estimates on Romania's current account deficit haven't changed, and remained at 2.8% of the GDP this year. The projection for next year was left unchanged at 7.7%. "A distinct set of threats comes from the growth in advanced economies of domestic political movements skeptical of worldwide economic integration", he added. Read More »

Markets Right Now: Solid earnings drive stocks higher

United States stocks rose at the open today, with the Nasdaq hitting the 6,000 point mark for the first time, amid a raft of strong corporate earnings and President Donald Trump's promise of a major tax reform plan. In Asia, shares traded higher on Wednesday in morning session on the back of strong earnings announcements and on expectations for US President Donald Trump's impending tax reforms. Read More »

Globus Maritime Limited (GLBS) hit its 1-Year High price on 11/16/16

This rating was issued on 4/14/14. The stock's price switched up -33.49% 20-Days Simple Moving Average, dropped -52.72% from 50-Days Simple Moving Average and fell -41.15% from 200 Days Simple Moving Average. Stock research firms now have a positive stance on shares of IMMUNE DESIGN CORP. Globus Maritime Limited (GLBS ) belongs to the "Services" sector with an industry focus on "Shipping", with Mr. Read More »

Credit Suisse to raise $4B in share issue as 1Q reaps profit


US Bancorp DE boosted its position in shares of Credit Suisse Group AG by 30.3% in the third quarter. 3,762,588 shares of the stock were exchanged. Credit Suisse will raise around 4 billion Swiss francs (S$5.6 billion) through a rights issue to catch up to European rivals on capital, ditching plans to float a minority stake in its Swiss banking unit. Read More »

Oil down slightly in subdued trade after failed North Korean missile test

Benchmark Brent crude futures ended the session 53 cents lower at $55.36 while U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures settled down 53 cents at US$52.65 a barrel. "The U.S. has now entered a seasonal period in which stockpiles are reduced during the summer driving season, hence the unexpected miss weighed heavily on prices", James Wood, investment analyst with Rivkin Securities, said in a note. Read More »

Wells Fargo faces shareholders, protesters at annual meeting

Shareholders, employees and customers vented their anger Tuesday at the bank's first shareholder meeting since the scandal led to an executive shake-up, fines and a dented reputation. However, later in the meeting, during the scheduled question-and-answer session, one stockholder said he was 10 feet away from Marks during the incident “and no such thing occurred.”. Read More »

Stock under Review: Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE:COF)

Capital One Financial Corporation is a diversified financial services holding company. Dodge & Cox bought a new position in shares of Capital One Financial Corp. A number of brokerages have commented on COF. According to Thomson Reuters, sell-side analysts are forecasting a harmony target price of $11.00 on company shares. Read More »

Treasury's Mnuchin: Faster Growth Will Offset Cost of Trump Tax Overhaul

Asked if that would include rules against tax-driven foreign corporate deals known as inversions, Mnuchin said: "It's one of the significant things and one of the things we would be looking at". "They are too complicated". They expected the leadership, however, to agree with the broad points and spirit of Trump's plan this week even as details and a path to passage remain unclear. Read More »

Marine Le Pen says rival Macron doesn't love France

Opinion polls indicate that the business-friendly Macron, who has never held elected office, will take at least 60 percent of the vote against Le Pen after two defeated rivals pledged to back him to thwart her eurosceptic, anti-immigrant platform. Read More »

Ignore Trump on climate


In an April 14 appearance on television show "Fox & Friends", Scott Pruitt , a former attorney general for Oklahoma whom Trump appointed to head the U.S. "We are going to ensure that renewable energy finds its way to the grid", Perry said. He avoided condemning the Trump administration directly, however, largely casting the new president's steps on climate change as irrelevant. Read More »

Korea marks day with firing drill


While the USS Michigan is not expected to take part in the ongoing joint exercises, its presence in the region is meant to send a strong message to Pyongyang, the statement added. There have been occasions in the past when political tensions have reached crisis point - most recently in April 2013 - but Trump's firm rhetoric on North Korea in recent weeks is unusual for a USA leader. Read More »

Wells Fargo shareholders tepidly reelect bank's directors

Wells Fargo's shareholder meeting was recessed briefly after a representative of a community activist group started asking questions, was told he was out of order and was removed by security. "Simply declaring "off with their heads' is not reasonable". Typically a recommendation from ISS that investors vote "against" a director will reduce the support they receive by an average of 17 to 18 percentage points.Should Wells Fargo directors win narrow majorities, between 50 to 80 percent ... Read More »

US submarine makes South Korea port call, North remains defiant

The official described the move as a show of force amid tensions between the United States and North Korea. The South's Defence Ministry could not immediately confirm the report . Trump sent the USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier strike group for exercises off the Korean peninsula as a warning to Pyongyang, but US officials say sanctions, not military strikes, are the preferred option. Read More »

Crude rebounds on OPEC comments

The International Energy Agency said last week that the compliance with the agreement among OPEC members and some non-members, including Russian Federation, "has been impressive", giving a lift to oil prices. The International Energy Agency said last week that inventories in industrialised countries were still 10 percent above the five-year average, a key gauge for OPEC. Read More »

United pledges to do better

Joking that she might have to have some members of her audience escorted out of the building, she proposed a simple solution for United Airlines to avoid this situation in the future: stop overbooking flights. Treating our customers and each other with respect and dignity is at the core of who we are, and we must always remember this no matter how challenging the situation. Read More »

Edwards to House GOP: It's your turn on tax plan


The so-called "CAT" had even generated concern from some of the governor's own allies. After the latest changes, a bill that once was estimated to bring in up to $900 million a year from new business taxes was projected to instead raise $288 million. Read More »

International Monetary Fund maintains 5.1% growth estimate for Indonesia amid headwinds


The Fund suggested that the consumer price inflation has bottomed out as it revised up its inflation forecast for the country to 4.3 percent in 2017 and five percent in 2018 as compared to 2.9 percent in 2016. The upward revision reflects the stronger-than-expected momentum of the Chinese economy in 2016 and the anticipation of continued policy support, said the International Monetary Fund. Read More »

LeBron James powers Cavs past Pacers to complete first-round sweep

Neither team has won a home game in the series. LeBron James showed no remorse as he entered in his, "playoff mode", ripping apart the Pacers in points and his infamous chase down blocks. And by holding on for the win, James improved to 52-0 in the playoffs when his team takes a double-digit lead into the fourth quarter. INDIANAPOLIS | LeBron James made a 3-pointer with 68 seconds left Sunday and the Cleveland Cavaliers hung on for a 106-102 series-clinching victory at Indiana. Read More »

$518.52 Million in Sales Expected for Werner Enterprises, Inc. (WERN) This Quarter

Werner Enterprises presently has a consensus rating of Hold and a consensus price target of $25.55. The company is expected to announce its next quarterly earnings report on Thursday, July 20th. now owns 21,161 shares of the transportation company's stock worth $554,000 after buying an additional 11,400 shares during the period. Quadrature Capital Ltd bought a new position in Werner Enterprises during the third quarter worth $244,000. Read More »

Trump to sign executive orders on environment, energy

Still, Trump could insist on getting at least a partial victory on the wall. "Right now, Obama goes around signing executive orders". A White House official acknowledged the count for Roosevelt's executive orders was wrong. "This president has found that legislating is hard work", said Mark Rozell, dean of George Mason University's Schar School of Policy and Government. Read More »

A budget deficit challenge for Trump's tax plan


Treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Thursday he expected congress to approve a tax plan this year. "Under dynamic scoring, this will pay for itself , under static scoring, there'll be short term issues". They will all differ somewhat on variables such as how the tax cuts will affect hours worked and capital investment, and how much higher deficits will curb economic growth, according to Alan Cole, an economist at the Tax Foundation. Read More »

CR Bard Inc (BCR) Downgraded to Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley


Great West Life Assurance Co. Gateway Investment Advisers LLC boosted its position in shares of C R Bard by 0.3% in the third quarter. SRS Capital Advisors Inc. Shareholders of record on Monday, May 1st will be paid a dividend of $0.26 per share. This represents a $1.04 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.41%. Read More »

Alberta dairy farmer thinks U.S. government should look at the facts

The Trump administration moved Monday to impose a 20 percent tariff on softwood lumber entering the United States from Canada, escalating an intensifying trade dispute between the two countries. Canada is America's second largest trading partner, with $575 billion in two-way goods exchanged in 2015. The issue has become a hot topic in B.C.'s election campaign, with the BC NDP charging that the BC Liberals have accepted donations from "lumber barons" (U.S. Read More »

Oil prices fall on expected surge in U.S. shale output

Last week, the API reported a 1.3-million-barrel draw for crude oil inventories for week ending April 7, while the EIA reported a 2.2-million-barrel draw. OPEC will review policy for the second half of this year at a May 25 meeting. As of 4:30PM, EST on Tuesday, WTI was trading down.04% at $52.63, with Brent Crude trading down.049% at $55.09. Read More »

Analyst Activity - Scotiabank Reiterates Sector Perform on Precision Drilling (TSE:PD)

The number of shares traded in the last trading session was 4.5 Million. Shares of Precision Drilling Corp ( NYSE:PDS ) traded down 1.91% during mid-day trading on Tuesday, reaching $4.10. CIBC lowered their target price on shares of Precision Drilling from C$10.50 to C$9.00 in a research note on Wednesday, January 25th. Finally, Piper Jaffray Companies upgraded shares of Precision Drilling Corp from a "neutral" rating to an "overweight" rating and set a $7.00 target price for the company in ... Read More »

Australian inflation above 2% but experts say interest rate rise unlikely


Australia's inflation rate was 0.5 per cent in the March quarter, missing economists' expectations of a 0.6 per cent rise. "Inflation overall looks well contained, so the RBA will be happy with that". But in the past two years, it's been forced to cut the cash rate four times to a record low of 1.5 per cent to try to give the economy a boost through lower lending rates. Read More »

The BHP Billiton plc (BBL) Given Daily News Sentiment Score of 0.24


The attention-grabber from the report is news that BHP will again try to sell its gas-rich Fayetteville shale operations in Arkansas, as well as acreage in the southern part of its Hawkville operations. BHP Billiton Limited (ADR) has price-earnings ratio of 38.80 with a one year low of $25.75 and a one year high of $41.79 and has a total market value of $0. Read More »

Chipotle Shares Rally 6% After Company's Earnings Beat


It recently raised prices by as much as 5 percent in some markets, and is watching for any push back from customers, Hartung said. Chipotle Mexican Grill had a net margin of 0.59% and a return on equity of 2.60%. If you are reading this news story on another site, it was stolen and reposted in violation of United States and global copyright and trademark laws. Read More »

Highlights of Sunday's National Basketball Association games

I give credit to Lance, he played great today. I can't do it without those guys. It has been eight days since Thomas's sister was killed in a single vehicle auto crash. "You mentally challenge yourself every year to go out and do what's right", James said. But the four-time MVP makes it look easy. "Tough team", James said of the Pacers . Read More »

Has the United States started a lumber trade war with Canada?

Canada called that accusation " baseless and unfounded " and said the tariff would cost jobs and raise the cost of building and renovating homes in the U.S. He said the government has failed to ensure the province's interests were front and centre in softwood negotiations. That agreement put to bed a dispute starting in 2001 over lumber between both countries. Read More »