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Should the US-Japan alliance embrace OBOR?

The decision to attend is part of a 100-day plan and new deal between Washington and Beijing that was initially hammered out when President Donald Trump and China's President Xi Jinping met early last month in Florida. India continues to worry that Obor is "a grandiose project aimed at global domination through connectivity and infrastructure", said Mr Sreenivasan. Read More »

USA farmers forecast to harvest smaller wheat crop


About 181,000 acres of rice have already been lost to flooding and likely will shift to soybean production , he said. The change comes after producers in many states indicated they were considering a turn to additional acres of soybean production . Read More »

Pakistan firing over disputed Kashmir border kills two, India says

Two relief camps have been established in Nowshera where 150 people have been settled.The district administration has also earmarked additional camps which may be required in case of further ceasefire violation. A BSF man had suffered minor injuries when Pakistani Rangers violated the ceasefire along the global border yesterday. Pakistan on Thursday condemned what it called "unprovoked" Indian firing in the area. Read More »

Bank of England leaves rates unchanged, lowers 2017 growth forecast

Economists expect the BoE will trim its growth forecast for this year to account for the weak first quarter, but otherwise its economy and inflation projections will look similar to those from three months ago. This could imply the BoE will raise rates for the first time since 2007 just as Britain leaves the EU. The bigger changes were on the inflation forecasts after price rises have proved faster than the Bank's expectations in recent months. Read More »

US Reps, Dalai Lama Take Aim at China Sore Spot Tibet


The Dalai Lama said that the gathering following the U.S. delegation was not aimed against the Chinese people, and that the people supporting the Tibetan cause are not anti-China, but are pro-justice. "If we do not speak out against the repression in Tibet, we lose all moral authority to talk about human rights anywhere else in the world". Seven US Congressmen are accompanying her. Read More »

Oil prices rise in Asia in expectation of Aramco supply cut

Global benchmark Brent futures were up 25c, or 0.5%, at $48.98 a barrel at 2am GMT. The API reported a draw of 5.789 million barrels during the week-ended May 5. Venetis said that even though it is likely OPEC will extend its production cutback initiatives to at least the end of this year, "things do not look so rosy for the cartel beyond the near term", and it will face the price floor/market share crossroads in 2018. Read More »

China trade deal is big, but not that big

Both countries are also agreeing to open up USA exports of liquefied natural gas to China, which would be advantageous to both countries. Later asked about concerns with this move, Ross referred to Dow Chemical, stating that that company has indicated that, as long as the LNG exports don't exceed 15-30 percent of total output, "It should not be a problem for domestic chemical companies". Read More »

Terrifying moment a mountain biker is chased by a bear


The 36-second clip posted on YouTube starts out pretty normal - nearly serene - featuring two buddies riding through a green forested area. And there are apparently a lot of bears in the central European country. One second they're riding down the hill at full speed, minding their own business; the next, there's a pissed off brown bear flying into the shot and chasing the first biker. Read More »

Dicks Sporting Goods Inc (DKS) Earns "Buy" Rating from Canaccord Genuity


It has underperformed by 18.51% the S&P500. Globalscape Incorporated (NYSEMKT:GSB) had an increase of 484.78% in short interest. CARB's SI was 1.36M shares in May as released by FINRA. Overall, the share price is down -8.23% year to date. There is a large variety of Financial Ratios that can be considered while making an investment decision but here in the case of Dick's Sporting Goods Inc . Read More »

Chelsea crowned Premier League champions after win at West Brom


Chelsea won the match 0-1 meanin. The part he's played behind the scenes, ' Lampard said. The first-team squad will see £5million shared around them after winning the Premier League for the second time in three seasons. But he's taken it all in his stride. Chelsea might well have dropped 10 of their next 39 points but - Tottenham aside - no one could come within touching distance. Read More »

Ricketts: Nebraska will benefit from exporting beef to China

The countries have agreed that China will allow USA imports of beef by no later than July 16. Tyson Foods Inc, Cargill Inc and JBS are among the biggest exporters of US meat. China is attempting to turn to natural gas as a way to reduce its dependence on coal and combat the country's extensive air pollution. "We'd like to see the actions that go with the commitments", Gibbs said in an emailed statement. Read More »

Fiat Chrysler recalls 1M pickups for faulty software

The problem involves a module equipped with sensors which can, after a significant impact on the bottom of the body, temporarily deactivate the side airbags and the device which tighten the seat belts, which then become inoperative if the auto turns over. Read More »

Zynga Inc. (ZNGA) Stocks within Insider Investors Spotlight: Starbucks Corporation (SBUX)


Gibeau sold 167,440 shares of the business's stock in a transaction dated Thursday, March 16th. Its price to sales ratio of 3.82 ranks lower than the industry's 6.18. Shares of Zynga Inc (NASDAQ:ZNGA) opened at 3.33 on Wednesday. Zynga has a 12 month low of $2.27 and a 12 month high of $3.23. Shares of company were isolated positively of 50 days simple moving average with 4.71% while 200 days simple moving average with 8.21%. Read More »

Fiat Chrysler recalls 1.25 million trucks for software error

FILE - In this February 14, 2013 photo, the Dodge Ram truck logo appears on a sign at the 2013 Pittsburgh Auto Show in Pittsburgh. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (FCHA.MI) said Friday it would recall more than 1.25 million pickup trucks worldwide to address a software error linked to reports of one crash death and two injuries. Read More »

Aberdeen clash no Scottish Cup final dress rehearsal for Celtic


But that's NOT the case. We are preparing every single day for every single game, to train the best we can and win. By doing that we have to bring in good players. Aberdeen manager Derek McInnes was upset by referee Steven McLean's refusal to give his side a penalty early in the second half when Graeme Shinnie went down under Craig Gordon's challenge. Read More »

Is Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (ZAYO) a good buy?

Also, CEO Daniel Caruso sold 97,070 shares of Zayo Group Holdings stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, March 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $31.89, for a total value of $17,124.93. If you look at the company's income statement over the past years, you will see that the company is constantly posting gross profit: In 2014, ZAYO earned gross profit of 779.02 Million, in 2015 933.6 Million gross profit, while in 2016 Zayo Group Holdings, Inc . Read More »

Is Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (ZAYO) a good buy?

Also, CEO Daniel Caruso sold 97,070 shares of Zayo Group Holdings stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, March 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $31.89, for a total value of $17,124.93. If you look at the company's income statement over the past years, you will see that the company is constantly posting gross profit: In 2014, ZAYO earned gross profit of 779.02 Million, in 2015 933.6 Million gross profit, while in 2016 Zayo Group Holdings, Inc . Read More »

Office Depot Inc (ODP) Earns "Hold" Rating from Oppenheimer Holdings Inc

Envestnet Asset Management Inc. increased its position in shares of Office Depot by 8.2% in the first quarter. Ellington Management Group LLC bought a new position in shares of Office Depot during the fourth quarter worth about $112,000. If you are accessing this story on another publication, it was copied illegally and reposted in violation of worldwide copyright laws. (ODP) may be overvalued, however, this can also depend upon the situation of the market; if the market is strong then it ... Read More »

Glencore PLC (GLEN) Rating Reiterated by Liberum Capital

It has outperformed by 9.92% the S&P500. The stock decreased 4.17% or GBX 6.25 on May 11, reaching GBX 143.75. Barclays PLC restated an overweight rating and set a GBX 525 ($6.79) price target on shares of BT Group plc in a research note on Tuesday, January 10th. Read More »

Stay classy, USC, Will Ferrell delivers commencement talk


He's gross. Although he's much better-looking in person. "Has he lost weight?" What can I do? 'Hopefully it will be on United Airlines, in which case I would be immediately subdued and dragged off the aircraft, which will be recorded by someone and put on YouTube'. Read More »

China and U.S. sign trade deal

WILBUR ROSS: It was pretty much a Herculean accomplishment to get this done. As he puts it, "more than has been done in the whole history of U.S. -China relations on trade ", Ross told reporters Thursday evening at the White House. While Trump had earlier said China could receive more favorable trade terms from the return for help in persuading North Korea to cease its nuclear and missile activities, Zhu downplayed any suggestion of a link between the two. Read More »

Banks to fight 'fast and loose' $6.2b tax

While continued support for SMEs to grow into new markets was a key theme of budget rhetoric, SMEs in the information and communications technology space were also disappointed tech policies didn't focus as much as they could have on education. Read More »

Fact Checking Donald Trump's Interview With NBC's Lester Holt

The White House's struggle to pretend James Comey's abrupt dismissal on Tuesday had nothing to do with the FBI's investigation into Donald Trump's campaign continued Thursday during Trump's interview with NBC's Lester Holt . The president said he supports the FBI investigation into Russia's actions and wants it "absolutely done properly". Asked if he ever urged Comey to drop the investigation, Trump said, "No, never", adding he wanted it "speeded up". Read More »

Snap Inc (SNAP) Raised to "Buy" at Vetr Inc

Snapchat reported 166 million daily active users in the latest quarter, an increase of just 36 percent from a year earlier. While Snap's stock dropped 23% by the market's open following its first-ever quarterly earnings report , Facebook's stock dropped about 14%. Read More »

After razor-thin win, BC Premier Christy Clark speaks to lieutenant-governor

So far the BC Liberals have stacked up about 40.8 per cent of the popular vote, to 39.9 per cent for the NDP and 16.8 per cent for the Greens. Why? Because it only takes one B.C. The unwritten conventions of Westminster parliamentary democracy grant the previous government a chance to face the new legislature, regardless of how many seats it commands. Read More »

Rating & PT Roundup on TRADE DESK, INC. (:TTD) Cerecor Inc. (:CERC)


They noted that the move was a valuation call. The correct version of this story can be viewed at The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink . On 5/5/2017 Thomas Falk, Director, sold 75,400 with an average share price of $40.00 per share and the total transaction amounting to ... Read More »

Overblown claim on new China trade deal


The trade deals contained mixed news for USA food producers. The takeaway: "It's a lot like Trump's executive orders that talk a lot but didn't do much", according to the former USA official. Asian countries already make up some of the largest markets for US beef with Japan, Korea, Hong Kong and Taiwan making up four of the top six export markets, accounting for $3.6 billion in value in 2016. Read More »

China's New Airliner Sets Sights on Boeing and Airbus


The maiden sortie, flown from Shanghai's Pudong International airport, was broadcast live on Chinese television, with a camera behind the pilot's shoulder. The C919 incorporated parts from over 30 global suppliers such as Honeywell International Inc. But it also relies on foreign-made technology for critical systems, including its engines, which are made by CFM International, a joint venture between General Electric's aviation subsidiary and France's Safran Aircraft Engines. Read More »

3 big questions remain about Michael Flynn after Sally Yates' testimony


The White House's immediate reaction to Yates' meeting with its counsel was to wonder why this political operative was approaching them about Flynn, Spicer said the day after Yates testified before a Senate committee that she had gone to the White House to deliver a strongly worded warning about Flynn's vulnerability. Read More »

Nuclear War With North Korea Is Highly Likely, Voters Say

In calling for the need for state-issued history textbooks, Park Geun-hye had argued it was important for history education to inspire patriotism in students and that existing textbooks were too left-leaning and encouraged views sympathetic to North Korea. Read More »

Disney results, Comey sacking weigh on Wall Street


Stocks are closing broadly lower as a number of retailers drop after reporting disappointing results. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is one of several indices created by Wall Street Journal editor and Dow Jones & Company co-founder Charles Dow. Read More »

Emergency declared at nuclear-contaminated site in Washington state

Employees at the sprawling Hanford Site plant, located about 275 kilometers southeast of Seattle, were sent an early morning alert by management telling them to "secure ventilation" and refrain from "eating or drinking". A small robot is roving around a massive US nuclear waste site to gather critical samples of potential air and water contamination after an emergency was declared Tuesday. Read More »

Snapdeal to be sold to Flipkart


Flipkart, India's largest e-commerce marketplace has made an informal offer for the acquisition of Snapdeal at $1 billion. According to inside people, Flipkart's offer is a non-binding one and a formal term sheet will be signed over the next few days, with the due diligence process expected to commence by next week. Read More »

How will the new bank tax affect consumers?

Announced in the Commonwealth's 2017-18 Budget by the Federal Treasurer, the funding boost will be directed towards the National Gallery of Australia, the National Museum of Australia, the National Portrait Gallery, the Australian National Maritime Museum, the National Film and Sound Archive and the Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House. Read More »