Economy

Dollar firms against sterling, euro amid political uncertainties

Italians must head to the polls no later than the spring of 2018 to vote in a general election. Comments by former Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi on Sunday in favor of holding an election at the same time as Germany's in September also raised uncertainty and pulled the euro lower. [Full Article...]

Owner says Three Mile Island plant to shut down in 2019

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf has made no commitment to a bailout but said in a statement Tuesday that he is concerned about layoffs at Three Mile Island and open to discussions. Pennsylvania is the nation's No. 2 nuclear power state after IL. A policy idea that Exelon offered up as an idea to consider resembles a policy change that NY implemented in April and one that is scheduled to take e... [Full Article...]

Amazon joins the $1000 club

After going in public in May 1997 at US$18 a share , Amazon has benefited from tectonic shifts in U.S. technology and consumer shopping habits that are expected to continue to remake the retail industry. Weld of the University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School told the Journal. "They have a chance to be the most dominant company in the world". [Full Article...]

US Successfully Tests Missile Defense System as North Korean Threat Mounts

The test was the system's first attempted intercept of a target missile in almost three years. Washington D.C. [USA], May 31 (ANI): The Pentagon's Missile Defense Agency said on Tuesday that it successfully shot down a mock nuclear warhead simulating the speed and range of a potential North Korean intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM). [Full Article...]

US consumer spending, incomes grew solidly in April

While the USA inflation data weighed further on investors' expectations for Fed rate increases this year past June, it did not alter expectations for a rate hike next month, with rates futures on Tuesday last implying traders saw a almost 89 percent chance of a hike next month from about 88 percent on Friday according to CME Group's FedWatch tool. [Full Article...]

Amazon's stock tops $1000 for the first time

Ferguson Wellman Capital Mngmt has 3,025 shares for 0.09% of their portfolio. It is down 136.03% since May 30, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 78.49% the S&P500. In related news, insider David Zapolsky sold 505 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Tuesday, May 2nd. AMZN's profit would be $675.57M giving it 176.95 P/E if the $1.41 EPS is correct. [Full Article...]

ConvaTec Group PLC (CTEC) Price Target Raised to GBX 318

The company now has a consensus rating of Hold and a consensus price target of GBX 42.25 ($0.54). Liberum Capital reissued a "buy" rating and set a GBX 530 ($6.81) price target on shares of Auto Trader Group PLC in a research report on Friday, January 27th. [Full Article...]

Urinating dog statue briefly placed near 'Fearless Girl' art

Urinating dog statue briefly placed near 'Fearless Girl' art The "Fearless Girl" statue ―- the one installed adjacent Wall Street's charging bull during this year's Women's History Month ― has a new decrier. Di Modica called it an " advertising trick " created by two corporate giants - State Street Global Advisors , the Boston-based investment giant, and McCann, its NY advertising firm. [Full Article...]

Dixons Carphone PLC (DC) Earns "Buy" Rating from Liberum Capital

Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Therefore 100% are positive. Moreover, Blackrock Institutional Trust Company Na has 0% invested in CEVA, Inc. This is a positive change from Hastings Group Hldg PLC's previous dividend of $3.30. [Full Article...]

May and Corbyn put on the spot in live TV grilling

May and Corbyn put on the spot in live TV grilling Britons vote in a national election next week with polls showing May's lead over Labour has narrowed in recent days. Mr Corbyn's attempt, following last week's atrocity, to draw a link between British involvement in military interventions overseas and terrorism at home led to Tory accusations that he was making excuses for extremists. [Full Article...]

Manchester attack transforms Britain's election campaign

An ORB survey for the Sunday Telegraph had the Conservatives down two points in the past week, on 44%, six points ahead of Labour on 38% (up four points). He told The Guardian that Theresa May's refusal to debate Mr Corbyn one-on-one was backfiring on the Prime Minister. "Every school in every village, town and city needs us to make a success of Brexit". [Full Article...]

Ter Stegen agrees Barca renewal until 2022

Ter Stegen agrees Barca renewal until 2022 He became Luis Enrique's first-choice goalkeeper this term following the departure of Claudio Bravo to Manchester City and has now earned himself a new deal. Ter Stegen follows Neymar, Luis Suarez and Ivan Rakitic in recently signing contract extensions at the Nou Camp. "His buyout clause is set at 180 million Euros". [Full Article...]

The iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx Sees Unusually High Options Volume (EEM)

The free quality score helps estimate the stability of free cash flow. It is also calculated by a change in gearing or leverage, liquidity, and change in shares in issue. The Value Composite Two of iShares, Inc. - iShares MSCI Taiwan Capped ETF (ARCA:EWT) is 53. The Return on Assets for iShares, Inc. - iShares MSCI Taiwan Capped ETF (ARCA:EWT) is 0.267768. [Full Article...]

Dhanush to give the jeep used by Rajinikanth to Anand Mahindra

Dhanush to give the jeep used by Rajinikanth to Anand Mahindra The poster in question here, shows Rajinikanth sitting on the hood of a Mahindra Thar , with a panoramic fish-eye view of the Dharavi area in the backdrop, and evidently, Mahindra wants to acquire this Thar for the company's auto museum. [Full Article...]

Four facts about the history of Memorial Day

By 1890 it was recognized by all of the northern states. Chris Wilson, vice president of major accounts at DiversityInc ., said that Memorial Day is a holiday where people should "memorialize those that chose to sign a contract" to join the USA military. [Full Article...]

Father and brother of alleged bomber detained in Libya

Meanwhile, NBC News reported that the 22-year-old Abedi was also on the radar of the us intelligence community. Abedi's father and brother were among those arrested, having been detained in Libya. The US news station also received information the attacker was linked to Al Qaeda . Hopkins said there were no plans to dispatch troops in Manchester. [Full Article...]

Judges Will Again Decide Fate Of Travel Ban

On Monday, acting solicitor general Jeffrey Wall told the judges that they need only determine whether there was a "rational basis" for the president's travel ban, and if they thought there was some bad intent, they should focus on official, unequivocal statements as evidence. [Full Article...]

Restaurant Group PLC (RTN) Upgraded to "Overweight" by JPMorgan Chase & Co

The firm also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, July 6th. NEXT plc (LON:NXT) was upgraded by research analysts at Investec to a "buy" rating in a research note issued on Wednesday, May 10th. There are now 321,100,030 shares in issue with the average daily volume traded being 1,102,220. Glencore PLC (LON:GLEN) has 0.00% since May 26, 2016 and is. [Full Article...]

Babri Case: Advani, Bharti, Joshi Granted Bail by CBI Court

Babri Case: Advani, Bharti, Joshi Granted Bail by CBI Court Advani, others, on personal bond of Rs. 50,000 each, in the conspiracy case related to the 1992 demolition of Babri masjid . Sadhvi Ritambhara also ruled out any conspiracy and said "The CBI has pressed for conspiracy charges against us so the onus is on them to prove it". [Full Article...]

Technical Analysis on Earnings Estimates: Office Depot Inc (NASDAQ:ODP)

The stock of Office Depot Incorporated (NASDAQ:ODP) registered a decrease of 9.14% in short interest. Telsey Advisory Group boosted their price target on Office Depot from $4.40 to $5.25 and gave the company a "market perform" rating in a research report on Wednesday, May 10th. [Full Article...]


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