Economy

by | June 01, 2017 | 21:43

Mrs May, who backed Remain in the referendum, will say she believes Brexit provides an opportunity to make the UK more global and outward-looking - a Britain alive with possibilities, more confident in itself, more united and more secure, a country our children and grandchildren are proud to call home.

by | June 01, 2017 | 21:50

While WWDC is best known for software, Bloomberg has reported Apple is planning to upgrade three of its laptop ranges: the MacBook Pro, 12-inch MacBook and potentially an update to the MacBook Air. Apple's WWDC keynote presentation starts at 10 a.m. PT on Monday, June 5. The new device will be a hub for Apple's Home Kit home automation system, letting users control devices such as lights, door locks and window blinds.

by | June 01, 2017 | 21:49

Deere & Co said on Thursday it would buy privately held German company Wirtgen Group for about $4.88 billion to expand its road construction operations as it looks to cut down its dependence on its slowing farm business. The deal, subject to regulatory approval, is expected to close in the quarter ending in January 2018. Mr. Allen, who headed Deere's construction-machinery business before becoming chief executive in 2009, said he first approached the Wirtgen family about a sale in the ...

by | June 01, 2017 | 22:14

Irving Magee Investment owns 1.57% invested in Pier 1 Imports Inc (NYSE: PIR ) for 472,670 shares. CGI Group had 12 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Pier 1 Imports, Inc. disclosed in a document filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that Principal Accounting Officer RAMIREZ DARLA D has sold 5,000 shares of Pier 1 Imports, Inc.

by | June 01, 2017 | 21:35

Shelton Capital Management acquired 27,448 shares as Wal (WMT)'s stock rose 13.55%. The institutional investor held 3.46 million shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2016Q4, valued at $239.22 million, down from 3.55 million at the end of the previous reported quarter.

by | June 01, 2017 | 20:59

When campaigning began last month, polls showed the Conservatives up to 22 points ahead of Labour. The GBP/USD exchange rate starts June with a soft tone being quoted at 1.2855, down 0.26% on the day's opening level. But a shock projection in The Times newspaper forecast that the Conservatives could lose their majority in the 650-seat House of Commons. Using new constituency-by-constituency modelling, the projection by pollsters YouGov said the party could lose 20 seats to end up with ...

by | June 01, 2017 | 21:43

It has outperformed by 16.21% the S&P500. Taconic Capital Advisors Lp increased Tesla Mtrs Inc (Put) (TSLA) stake by 630% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Therefore 56% are positive. More recent Patterson-UTI Energy, Inc. Patterson-UTI Energy Inc has $27 highest and $10 lowest target. (NASDAQ:PTEN) has "Neutral" rating given on Friday, December 16 by Goldman Sachs.

by | June 01, 2017 | 21:47

This dwarfs the £331,499 that was donated to Labour over the same timeframe, with Jeremy Corbyn's party only narrowly ahead of the Liberal Democrats in donations. Jeremy Corbyn , her opponent in the race for Number 10, will also be campaigning on Brexit, buoyed by an opinion poll which suggested the Tory lead had been reduced to just three points.

by | June 01, 2017 | 21:30

Several institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in GLYC . Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) opened its first brick and mortar bookstore in NY, selling a limited range of its highest-rated books and letting customers browse products as in times gone by.

by | June 01, 2017 | 21:37

The Dow Jones Industrial Average on 30 May lost 50.8 points, or 0.24 per cent, to 21,029.47, Xinhua news agency reported. The Hang Seng Index edged higher by 0.18%, while the Shanghai Composite and Shenzhen Composite rose 0.51% and 1.0% respectively.

by | June 01, 2017 | 20:53

The goal of all these programs is a simple one, said Tierney Alvarado, Livermore's children's librarian. In regard to tracking their reading, for all age categories that complete the program, Cain said they will get a free book. "Doris Slocum is doing a "Read to me" program at the library", Hallauer said. Readers keep track of their reading time to earn prizes, books and coupons for local entertainment such as bowling, swimming and art classes.

by | June 01, 2017 | 21:46

India has around 355 million internet users , second only to China, says the report. The decrease in the data costs has caused a massive 9x jump to be induced in the data consumption numbers in the country. The report also highlighted that government initiatives like Aadhaar-a bio-metric citizen mapping programme launched in 2009-and Jan Dhan Yojana (launched in 2015) were instrumental in lifting traditional banking.

by | June 01, 2017 | 21:12

Nonetheless, Merkel's plans to meet Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang this week reflect Berlin's willingness to work with other countries if Washington proves problematic on climate and trade policy.

by | June 01, 2017 | 22:00

The consensus recommendation, according to Zacks Investment research, is 1.54. The company was downgraded on Wednesday, January 11 by Daiwa Securities. Pineno Levin Ford Asset owns 2.23% invested in PepsiCo, Inc. (NYSE:PEP). Haverford Financial Svcs Incorporated invested in 3.2% or 72,389 shares. Shares of OraSure Technologies, Inc.

by | June 01, 2017 | 20:17

But neither Corbyn nor any of the other opposition leaders landed a knock-out blow. On Brexit , Mr Corbyn said Labour would negotiate tariff-free access to the single market to protect manufacturers. "It's what makes the decision you face next week so vital". Mr Corbyn was forced to defend his speech last Friday linking United Kingdom foreign policy to terrorism at home, claiming British military intervention in countries such as Libya had left "ungoverned spaces" which the extremists ...

by | June 01, 2017 | 20:54

Not only will that be proof that the cuts are working, it will also call into question those that say the resolve of OPEC and non-OPEC nations to follow through on cuts is lacking. Meantime, according to some analysis (t.ex. management company AB Bernstein), even if the market is in a deficit and inventories are in decline, the normalization process will stretch into 2018.

by | June 01, 2017 | 21:36

The firm has "Corporate" rating by FinnCap given on Thursday, April 27. Beaufort Securities cut Howden Joinery Group Plc to a "hold" rating in a report on Friday, February 24th. The Company's children services include specialist education services, specialist residential care services, foster care services and specialist mental health services.

by | June 01, 2017 | 20:41

ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe on Monday said the party's national executive committee (NEC) had agreed this weekend that ANC MPs would be in violation of the party's constitution if they voted against the caucus' decision. It is the second time in six months that party rebels have mounted such a challenge and they are thought likely to try again. "They say themselves that it is not only about President Zuma, it's about the ANC", says Mantashe.

by | June 01, 2017 | 21:50

To read this article in one of Houston's most-spoken languages, click on the button below. The source added that Zuma threatened ANC leaders in his closing address to stop criticising him in public as he will no longer continue to keep quiet.

by | June 01, 2017 | 20:24

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by | June 01, 2017 | 20:55

Still, with LeBron James climbing out of a 3-1 hole in the series , the whole thing is fairly awesome. And that might be just the opening Curry needs to shine brightest again on the big stage after the struggles a year ago, when he shot just 40 per cent in the Finals and had more turnovers (30) than assists (26).

by | June 01, 2017 | 20:14

However, one must consider that in a small time span it is very hard to correctly predict the outcome as the snap election was called only in April. "Jeremy Corbyn is not", said May. The general assumption is that Brexit is the big issue for markets and a big Tory majority offers more stability going into these negotiations - and gives Theresa May more scope to look beyond the hard Brexit instincts of some backbenchers.

by | June 01, 2017 | 20:21

Institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. BlackBerry's shares have been on the rise recently after positive analyst commentary. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted ($0.03) earnings per share. COPYRIGHT VIOLATION WARNING: This report was originally published by Stock Observer and is the property of of Stock Observer.

by | June 01, 2017 | 21:23

About 9.69 million shares traded. It has outperformed by 17.82% the S&P500. Bvf Inc increased its stake in Glycomimetics Inc (GLYC) by 16.49% based on its latest 2016Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. The Pennsylvania-based Beach Management Limited Co has invested 2.84% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Tekne Management Limited Com has invested 9.98% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT).

by | June 01, 2017 | 21:20

IMMR's SI was 1.58 million shares in May as released by FINRA. Stockholders of record on Thursday, June 15th will be given a dividend of GBX 10.60 ($0.14) per share. Among 4 analysts covering United Utilities Group (OTCMKTS:UUGRY), 3 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 0 Hold. The firm has "Overweight" rating given on Thursday, March 24 by JP Morgan.

by | June 01, 2017 | 21:31

President Trump has announced on Twitter Wednesday night that he intends to reveal his decision on the Paris climate agreement on Thursday at 3 p.m. Already, the United States employs more people in solar energy (nearly 374,000) than in coal (a little over 160,000), according to the U.S. Department of Energy.

by | June 01, 2017 | 20:28

Trump's reportedly pulling the United States of America out of the pledge to stop global warming, a decision that has left stars like Don Cheadle and Mark Ruffalo absolutely furious. China, the world's largest greenhouse gas polluter, would likely take the leadership role. In a major development which would entirely change the direction of the bitter debate over climate change, multiple news agencies are reporting that President Donald Trump will pull the USA out of the Paris ...

by | June 01, 2017 | 21:04

That is the premise of a new documentary on the mighty All Blacks, which is airing just in time for the start of the 2017 Lions Tour. The Lions players, dressed in formal suits and red ties, responded with songs of their own, a Welsh hymn.

by | June 01, 2017 | 21:06

Her husband, Jared Kushner, has joined her as a top aide to the U.S. president and his own family business has come under scrutiny over its financial dealings in China. Huajian reportedly makes as many as 20,000 pairs of shoes every year under the Ivanka Trump brand. In the run up to publishing the report , China Labor Watch sent a letter to Ivanka Trump making these claims.

by | June 01, 2017 | 20:35

It has underperformed by 8.31% the S&P500.The move comes after 5 months positive chart setup for the $16.84B company. The Illinois-based Castleark Management Llc has invested 0.12% in the stock. Sg Americas Lc reported 109,430 shares. Town Country Fincl Bank Trust Dba First Bankers Trust owns 25,675 shares or 0.56% of their U.S. portfolio. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.57 EPS.

by | June 01, 2017 | 19:43

When May stunned politicians and financial markets on April 18 with her call for a snap election , opinion polls suggested she could emulate Margaret Thatcher's 1983 majority of 144 seats or even threaten Tony Blair's 1997 Labour majority of 179 seats.

by | June 01, 2017 | 20:44

It has outperformed by 4.51% the S&P500. Since January 13, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 10 sales for $21.13 million activity. In related news, insider Ashley Bacon sold 6,514 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction dated Thursday, May 11th.

by | June 01, 2017 | 20:18

We have $54.43 PT which if reached, will make NYSE: MPC worth $816.30M more. Waddell Reed Finance reported 0.17% stake. The last session's volume of 14.89 million shares was higher than its average volume of 13.77 million shares. The oil and gas producer reported ($0.07) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.08) by $0.01. MPC's profit will be $576.85 million for 11.79 P/E if the $1.12 EPS becomes a reality.

by | June 01, 2017 | 19:04

PPG Industries Inc. said Thursday that it made a final attempt to speak with AkzoNobel last week with no success. PPG made a final effort in recent days to bring Akzo Nobel to the negotiating table, offering in a letter to nominally increase the price and pay a 600-million-euro (S$930 million) break-up fee if regulators rejected the deal, the Pittsburgh-based company said in a statement Thursday.

by | June 01, 2017 | 20:03

About 552,017 shares traded. Schlumberger Limited . (NYSE: SLB ) was the recipient of some unusual options trading on Thursday. It has underperformed by 20.00% the S&P500.The move comes after 6 months positive chart setup for the $94.40 billion company.