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UBS profits rise on higher trading, commission earnings


The bank suffered a dip in profits at the end of 2016, but in its latest trading update for the first quarter it said wealth management and investment banking growth helped push profits before tax to CHF1.9bn (£1.5bn) between January and March. Read More »

Full text of U.S. statement on North Korea policy

A tougher USA policy on North Korea seems to be getting some results because that nation hasn't done any missile or weapons testing on its two most recent holidays, Colorado Sen. A White House official said putting North Korea on a list of state sponsors of terrorism was " one of the things " being considered, Bloomberg News reported. Read More »

Angela Merkel Throws Subtle German Shade Toward Ivanka Trump

Ivanka Trump, daughter and adviser of U.S. President Donald Trump after she participated in the W20 Summit in Berlin Tuesday, April 25, 2017 . The summit was a women-focused effort within the Group of 20 countries titled "Inspiring women: Scaling up women's entrepreneurship". Read More »

Would You Buy Northern Dynasty Minerals, Ltd. (NAK) On These Analyst Ratings?


It indicates oversold and overbought price levels for a stock. Stock research firms now have a positive stance on shares of Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. In order to reach an opinion and communicate the value and volatility of a covered security, analysts research public financial statements, listen in on conference calls and talk to managers and the customers of a company, typically in an attempt to capture the findings for a research report. Read More »

Nifty Surges Past The 9300-Mark For The First Time

Both indexes gained about 2 percent for the week, their biggest weekly gain in six. While the 30-share Sensex had breached the 30000-mark during intra-day trades recently, it could not close above this landmark so far. On the other hand, GAIL (India) (1.18%), Tata Motors (1.14%), Cipla (1.11%), Infosys (1.08%), Wipro (1.04%), and Larsen & Toubro (0.69%) were the major gainers in the Sensex. Read More »

Seoul rejects Trump demand it pays for missile system


In an exclusive interview , Trump told Reuters on Thursday that he wants South Korea to pay for the $1 billion (£773 million) Terminal High Altitude Area Defence (THAAD) system. Rosemary DiCarlo, President of the National Committee on American Foreign Policy and a former acting U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations under President Obama, told CBS News that she expected Tillerson to, "push very hard for tight implementation of existing sanctions and want to add some additional ones, in ... Read More »

Eldorado Gold Corp (USA) (NYSE:EGO) & Williams Companies Inc (NYSE


The SI to Eldorado Gold Corporation's float is 1.8%. In Gold Industry, Eldorado Gold Corporation (EGO ) have 720.44 million outstanding shares now held by all its shareholders, including share blocks held by institutional investors and restricted shares owned by the company's officers and insiders. Read More »

Barclays PLC (BARC) Receives GBX 229.32 Consensus PT from Analysts

Moreover, Falcon Point Capital Llc has 2.8% invested in the company for 926,184 shares. (NYSE:NM) has risen 53.91% since September 21, 2016 and is uptrending. The stock of Croda International Plc (LON:CRDA) has "Outperform" rating given on Wednesday, April 19 by Credit Suisse. The stock has "Outperform" rating by Oppenheimer on Monday, November 23. Read More »

Exxon Mobil profit more than doubles on cost cuts, oil price rise


XOM has been the topic of a number of other reports. Finally, Gierl Augustine Investment Management Inc increased its stake in Exxon Mobil by 2.0% in the third quarter. will post $3.91 EPS for the current fiscal year. Stockholders of record on Friday, May 12th will be paid a dividend of $0.77 per share. National Pension Service increased its stake in Exxon Mobil by 8.7% in the third quarter. Read More »

Eurozone inflation rises to target as economy improves

The ECB, he says, needs to look through short-run developments and recognize that there is still no convincing sign of a sustained upward trend in prices. For the past few weeks, European Central Bank officials have been publicly debating when they might start to wind down asset purchases and raise interest rates. Read More »

AstraZeneca plc (AZN) Downgraded to "Hold" at Jefferies Group LLC


Receive AstraZeneca PLC News & Ratings Via Email - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for AstraZeneca PLC with's FREE daily email newsletter. AstraZeneca plc (ADR) has $50 highest and $32 lowest target. They now have a GBX 5,000 ($63.92) price target on the biopharmaceutical company's stock. Read More »

Trump Might Need Democrats' Support For Tax Reform


Indeed, between massive corporate rate cutting, big tax cuts for the highest income individual taxpayers, elimination of the estate tax and other incentives, it is a certainty that the vast majority of the benefits of the plan will go to a very small fraction of tax payers. Read More »

Fusionex International PLC's (FXI) "Buy" Rating Reiterated at Peel Hunt


Smith (DS) PLC has 944,000,000 shares which are now outstanding with a price of 432.9 calculating Smith (DS) PLC's market capitalisation to 4.09B GBp. The company's market capitalization is GBX 63.62 million. TRADEMARK VIOLATION WARNING: This article was originally reported by [[site]] and is the property of of [[site]]. Read More »

Tesla's Klaus Grohmann ousted after clash with CEO Musk


Grohmann Engineering has helped Tesla rivals Daimler and BMW build production facilities for electric vehicle batteries. Tesla planned to keep Grohmann on, and Grohmann wanted to stay, but the clash with Musk over how to treat existing clients resulted in his departure, the source said. Read More »

Oil falls to two-week low as gasoline supply rises, dollar gains

West Texas Intermediate for May delivery dropped $1.97, or 3.8 percent, to settle at $50.44 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. Latest data from the Energy Information Administration showed US output rose to 9.25 million barrels a day last week, the highest level since August 2015. Read More »

Cerner Corporation (NASDAQ:CERN) To Report Earnings


Alpha Windward LLC boosted its stake in shares of Cerner by 7.3% in the third quarter. During the same quarter past year, the company earned $0.61 earnings per share. Despite the fact Cerner Corporation (NASDAQ:CERN) was trading at volume above average, prior 52-week high was $67.50 and surged 1.50% over the same period, trading at a volume of 2.66 million. Read More »

'Major, major conflict' with North Korea possible

Mr Trump spoke just a day after he and his top national security advisers briefed U.S. lawmakers on the North Korean threat and one day before Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will press the United Nations Security Council on sanctions to further isolate Pyongyang over its nuclear and missile programs. Read More »

Seeing the glass half full? 3 scenarios — ECB Preview

The pair has so far failed to maintain much momentum since the French election result produced a wave of relief across markets that helped to send Euro higher against its peers. But the raising of interest rates could yet influence the outcome of the elections, which is concluded on May 7 when Macron faces off against euroskeptic and Front National candidate Marine Le Pen. Read More »

UK GDP slows to a 12-month low in first quarter


Britain's powerhouse services sector, which accounts for 78% of the United Kingdom economy, put downward pressure on overall growth after expanding by 0.3% between January and March this year, slowing from 0.8% between October and December of 2016. Read More »

Trump vows 'we will confront anti-Semitism' at Holocaust memorial ceremony

The president, who campaigned on a promise to stand firm in support of Israel, called the country an "eternal monument to the undying strength of the Jewish people" and continued a promise of friendship of support. "We very much hope the president will continue to use his bully pulpit to speak out against anti-Semitism, bigotry, and hatred in all forms". TRUMP TOLD STORIES of American soldiers liberating death camps, warned against those who would deny the Holocaust and praised survivors ... Read More »

Trump's 100 days in office - in 5 tweets


Pipeline executive orderOn Jan. 24, Trump signed an executive order to advance the progress of the controversial Keystone and Dakota Access Pipelines . However, most of the companies said the expansions were in the works before Trump was elected. But Trump has not even introduced promised legislation like the American Energy and Infrastructure Act, or the School Choice and Education Opportunity Act, or the Affordable Childcare and Eldercare Act, or others on the 10-point list. Read More »

Angela Merkel warns the United Kingdom against 'illusions' about Brexit in hard-line speech


Prime Minister Theresa May political cover by allowing Brexit talks to advance to trade before the two sides agree a specific exit fee, two people familiar with the plan said. Minutes before the Chancellor spoke, British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson was pressed in an interview whether trade would have to wait until the divorce bill was settled and he responded: "We'll see". Read More »

NHL: Chicago Blackhawks Could See Offseason Changes


This is unacceptable to be where we are today. I am frustrated. I am angry. Standing here April 22nd is not the way we expected our season to end. "It's a complete failure when you measure it against the expectations that we have of ourselves", Bowman told reporters about the early kickoff to the offseason. Read More »

Lumber allegations 'baseless,' Trudeau tells Trump, as Canada prepares for trade war

This week, the Commerce Department unveiled a 20% countervailing tariff on imports of Canadian softwood lumber, after a probe determined Canadian imports were harming USA lumber producers. The president is also blasting Canada for protecting dairy manufacturers, a measure he says is putting US farmers out of business. "This has been going on for a while". Read More »

US troops killed, 1 injured in eastern Afghanistan

The Afghan Taliban announced Friday the start of their "spring offensive", saying they would target foreign forces in the country and heralding a fresh round of fighting in the drawn-out conflict. It comes only days after US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis visited the country. John Nicholson, the commander of USA troops in Afghanistan, referring to the Islamic State cell in Afghanistan, known as Islamic State-Khorasan Province. Read More »

China calls for calm on Korean Peninsula

Angered by the approach of the USS Carl Vinson carrier group, a defiant North Korea said on Monday the deployment was "an extremely risky act by those who plan a nuclear war to invade". Furthermore, the military parade held in Pyongyang on April 15, displayed the seriousness of the North Korean leadership's intentions and it seems that now there is no way to stabilize the situation because despite the ongoing dialogue of the different parties involved, so far it is being held without the ... Read More »

Garden Bridge hanging in the balance after London Mayor's decision


Dame Margaret's review criticised numerous decisions taken regarding the Garden Bridge saying they were driven more by electoral cycles than value for taxpayers' money. "Pledged funds being lower than two years ago strongly suggests that support for the project is not robust enough to generate the required funds". This means that the project will not meet planning conditions for Lambeth and Westminster construction can not begin on the bridge between Temple and the South Bank. Read More »

DeMarcus Ware signs with Dallas Cowboys to retire

The Cowboys need him to come and have an immediate impact on a defense that struggled to rush the passer a year ago without blitzing. In recent years, Dallas has selected players like defensive end Randy Gregory and wide receiver Dez Bryant with high draft picks despite some off-field concerns. Read More »

New Oil Discoveries Slump To 2.4 Billion Barrels In 2016


USA resiliency aside, Amin Nasser, the CEO of oil behemoth Saudi Aramco, said the global oil market needs to focus on long-term prospects in favor of short-term gains. The level of new sanctioned projects so far in 2017 remains depressed. "Every new piece of evidence points to a two-speed oil market, with new activity at a historic low on the conventional side contrasted by remarkable growth in United States shale production", the IEA's executive director, Dr. Read More »

Who will win British general election?


May says politicians should "put our fate in the hands of the people and then let the people decide". Writing in The Observer , the former Belgian prime minister said Mrs May's decision to call a snap poll on June 8 - having previously said she would not go to the country before the scheduled end of the parliament in 2020 - appeared to have been driven by "political opportunism". Read More »

Browns select Myles Garrett with No. 1 pick in 2017 NFL draft

At 6-4, 272, Garrett had a 4.64 40-yard dash (1.57 in the first 10 yards), a 41-inch vertical and 10-7 broad jump. The 49ers took defensive end Solomon Thomas from just down the road at Stanford. The Broncos outside linebacker , who made 33 sacks in his four-year A&M career, has 73.5 career sacks in the NFL. When given my opportunity, I'm looking forward to take full advantage of it. Read More »

Select Comfort Corporation (NASDAQ:SCSS) Analytical Analysis

The firm had revenue of $393.90 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $370.03 million. Select Comfort Corp . Select Comfort Corp.'s revenue for the quarter was up 11.6% on a year-over-year basis. If the share price is now hovering near the 52 week low and the value is achieved in the current past then it can suggest that the price of the shares is likely to go up. Read More »

Intel quarterly revenue misses estimates on data center weakness


Capital Investment Advisors LLC raised its position in Intel by 2.3% in the third quarter. GoPro Inc (NASDAQ:GPRO) revealed a loss of 44 cents a share in the March quarter that is in line with expectations. The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, June 1st. "Q1 was up 7 percent over the same period past year, a record quarter". Read More »

Striking workers give Macron rough reception at factory visit


Hollande, however, also appeared to admonish Macron for not taking the fight to Le Pen over the past two days since he won the first round. Le Pen, whose party " is awash with Hitler admirers and Holocaust-denying far-right nationalists ", advanced to the second round of the French presidential election after receiving the second-most votes in Sunday's election. Read More »