Economy

Buffett calls health bill a giveaway to wealthy

Berkshire Hathaway is the largest investor in United Airlines and also holds significant shares in Delta and Southwest Airlines. He also addressed criticism that Berkshire discloses too little about businesses such as aircraft parts maker Precision Castparts Corp, which it bought previous year for $32.1 billion. [Full Article...]

How Is Sysco Corporation (NYSE:SYY) Stacking Up?

Zacks Investment Research downgraded SYSCO from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note on Tuesday, January 10th. SYSCO (NYSE:SYY) opened at 52.40 on Wednesday. Stockholders of record on Friday, April 7th were given a $0.33 dividend. Sysco Corporation (NYSE:SYY) presently has a 10 month price index of 1.09772. [Full Article...]

In new book, Ivanka Trump gets serious about women at work

Now, Goodall has a response for Trump - and her powerful father. "She is in a position to do much good or awful harm", Goodall said . Tom Porter said , "President Trump's daughter has emerged as a major force in his administration and, increasingly, it would seem, in world politics". [Full Article...]

Trump says US won't leave NAFTA _ for now

Trump says US won't leave NAFTA _ for now Any move to break up NAFTA would cause great economic damage to Canada, which sends 75 per cent of all its exports to the United States. During his election campaign last year, Mr Trump repeatedly vowed to pull out from the 23-year-old trade pact if he is unable to renegotiate it with better terms for America. [Full Article...]

Adi Godrej steps down as GCPL chairman, passes reins to daughter Nisaba

Adi Godrej steps down as GCPL chairman, passes reins to daughter Nisaba Commenting on the financial performance of Q4FY17, Adi Godrej, Chairman, GCPL, said, " While delivering this robust profitable growth, we have maintained or extended our market shares across most of our categories in our markets. For the entire 2016-17 fiscal, its net profit stood at Rs 1,304.08 crore, up 57.57 per cent, from Rs 827.61 crore in the previous financial year. "I will continue to se... [Full Article...]

Guidetti: We can come back against Man United and reach Stockholm final

Guidetti: We can come back against Man United and reach Stockholm final UEFA Europa League first leg of the semi-final will be very very crucial for Manchester United as they would look to get that important away goal. United were the superior side for much of the contest, with Celta goalkeeper Sergio Alvarez keeping the La Liga side in the tie before halftime with a string of saves to deny Rashford, Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Jesse Lingard. [Full Article...]

Large Chinese-made passenger jet due to make maiden flight

Built by state owned company Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (COMAC), it is a symbol of China's ambitions to be a player in global aviation. The takeoff of the C919 elicited cheers and applause from hundreds of invited guests on the ground at Shanghai Pudong International Airport and was broadcast live on Chinese state television. [Full Article...]

Oilers take command of series with another win in Anaheim

One of Nashville's key strengths in Round 1, when they swept the Chicago Blackhawks, was Pekka Rinne, who earned two shutouts and allowed just three goals in that four-game series-good for a.976 save percentage. Cam Talbot (6-2, .934 SV% / 2.03 GAA / 2 SO) will get the start tonight for Edmonton, while John Gibson (3-2, .915 SV% / 2.76 GAA) will go for the Ducks. [Full Article...]

'Terrific start to 2017' for Google's parent company Alphabet

In a founders' letter published earlier Thursday, Google cofounder Larry Page suggested the company has gotten better at developing its newer business ventures in the almost two years since restructuring as Alphabet . This segment covers hardware like the company's Pixel smartphones and Home smart assistant, as well as the Google Play Store and its cloud business. Learn more about Google and ... [Full Article...]

Bond Insurers Hold Up Against Puerto Rico Bankruptcy Exposure

He and Gov. Ricardo Rossello stressed that despite activating a process to restructure a portion of Puerto Rico's debt in court, they are still pursuing talks with creditors. "Negative economic growth has persisted for nine of the last ten years along with population diminution highlighted by exiting young doctors and other professionals". [Full Article...]

White House says budget deal contains wall funding

The money in Upton's plan would help people with pre-existing illnesses pay premiums in states where insurers can charge them more. "There is an overwhelming majority on a bipartisan basis not interested in changing the way the Senate operates on the legislative calendar and that will not happen", McConnell said. [Full Article...]

Positive start sees William Hill confident of delivering on 2017 targets & projects

Positive start sees William Hill confident of delivering on 2017 targets & projects Retail is also seeing positive trends while our key global markets continue to perform well with double-digit wagering growth . The group's overall net revenues lifted nine per cent year-on-year in the 17 weeks, with a more muted one per cent rise in turnover across its high street betting shops. [Full Article...]

City of Montreal declares state of emergency from flooding

City of Montreal declares state of emergency from flooding The eastern Ontario town has been hit hard by flooding, and police say the vessels are creating wakes that overflow sandbags along the shoreline. Coiteux's own West Island riding of Nelligan includes flooded areas in Pierrefonds-Roxboro and Île-Bizard-Ste-Geneviève. [Full Article...]

Credit Suisse reiterated Whitbread PLC (LON:WTB) as 'Outperform' With 4870 PT

The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, April 27th. The firm has "Buy" rating by Peel Hunt given on Wednesday, July 20. As per Thursday, September 1, the company rating was maintained by Beaufort Securities. It has outperformed by 245.11% the S&P500. NCC Group plc is a holding company. The company has market cap of 71.23 million GBP. The Company operates through Workwear, Facility, He... [Full Article...]

All eyes on Apple Inc.'s next iPhone launch

In a research note to clients, the analyst viewed, "We would look past disappointing iPhone sales, as consumers delay purchases ahead of an iPhone X launch (features to include OLED displays, wireless charging, and 3D sensing). If you earn money globally, you don't - you can't bring it back into the United States unless you pay 35 percent plus your state tax. Analysts on average had expected ear... [Full Article...]

Coach confirms acquisition of Kate Spade

Coach confirms acquisition of Kate Spade The 18.50 dollar per share cash offer represents a premium of nine per cent to Kate Spade's Friday close. New York-based Coach will be acquiring Kate Spade before 2017 ends, knocking out the brand as a competition. has landed in the hands of Coach Inc. Though the Kate Spade brand resonates particularly well among millennial shoppers, the company has been struggling lately, as a whole, to... [Full Article...]

Hollande urges French to reject Le Pen in presidential run-off vote

Hollande urges French to reject Le Pen in presidential run-off vote It is an end of an era. The EU is clearly coming in support of Macron; it is clear interference. While Le Pen failed to make her trademark themes of immigration, security and terrorism the core of the first campaign, the FN's Dussausaye said it would be an important theme between the two rounds. [Full Article...]

SpaceX Successfully Launches, Lands Falcon 9 Rocket

The NRO appears to have planned this launch with SpaceX in the past two or three years, though given the nature of the mission, there is little information to confirm. SpaceX launched a spy satellite for the US Department of Defence on Monday, officials said. USA Today said there's a 70 percent chance of favorable weather for the rescheduled launch, but liftoff winds could be a concern. [Full Article...]

Goa Assembly passes state GST bill

Goa Assembly passes state GST bill Several other states have already passed the GST legislation, which is expected to be rolled out in July according to Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. "GST will abolish all the taxation-related disputes between states and this will make Indian economy more strong". Leader of Opposition in the house and Congress leader Vaghela stated that it was BJP which had earlier stalled passage of GST ci... [Full Article...]

Philippines 'focused on trade', not South China Sea tensions with Beijing

The reference had been included previous year and was even in an earlier, unpublished version of the statement, seen by Reuters on Saturday. It might be peculiar to hear, but none of the 10 leaders who attended the Asean Summit raised alarm over the increasing land reclamation and militarization of China in the South China Sea, an official of the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) revealed. [Full Article...]


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