Economy

by | May 17, 2017 | 12:11

Last week's ransomware attack was by all accounts one of the most widespread cyber events we've seen. While now on the decline, WannaCrypt could still pose a potential threat to users who have not updated their systems to patch the vulnerability, which affects older versions of Microsoft Windows.

by | May 17, 2017 | 11:59

May 2008: China establishes Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (COMAC) in Shanghai and announces plans to produce its first large commercial jetliner which it calls C919. But it 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.

by | May 17, 2017 | 12:38

Bounnhang Vorachit was in Beijing to attend the two-day Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation, which ended on Monday. Xi on Sunday pledged $124 billion for the new "Silk Road", which aims to bolster China's global leadership ambitions by building infrastructure and trade links between Asia, Africa, Europe and beyond.

by | May 17, 2017 | 11:54

The dollar USDCAD, -0.3865% fell 0.5% to 1.3638 Canadian dollars, down from 1.3712 late Friday, as Brent crude oil-the worldwide benchmark-and US crude futures LCON7, +2.58% CLM7, +2.91% jumped 2.8%. "There are no fast solutions to end this situation, and the only solution possible is to let oil prices work their way" to clear the oversupply, Al-Husseini said from the Saudi city of Dhahran.

by | May 17, 2017 | 12:11

WannaCry , the computer worm that's been infecting PCs running on Microsoft Windows servers in 150 countries, resembles earlier cyberattacks linked to North Korea, a South Korean cybersecurity expert told Reuters on Tuesday. "We should never underestimate it", Choi said. The U.S. military minimized the success of this launch, saying the type of missile fired on Sunday was "not consistent" with an ICBM.

by | May 17, 2017 | 11:30

Boeing plans to deliver more than 500 737s this year, of which 10-15% will be the re-engined model. With the first customer hand-over expected within days, Boeing was forced to ground the 737 Max fleet on 4 May to inspect a suspected manufacturing law in some engines delivered by CFM International.

by | May 17, 2017 | 11:10

Under state law, Friday marks the two-year deadline to charge Bostian in the May 12, 2015, crash, which killed eight people and injured more than 180. The move comes days after prosecutors in the city of Philadelphia said they would not pursue charges. "The best we could come up with was that he was distracted from this radio conversation about the damaged train and forgot where he was", NTSB chairman Christopher Hart said at a May 2016 hearing.

by | May 17, 2017 | 11:51

Wages rose a seasonally adjusted 0.5% in the first quarter from the final three month of 2016, and rose by 1.9% from a year earlier, the Australian Bureau of Statistics said Wednesday. The central bank has remained on the sidelines since last summer, with the official cash rate holding at a record low of 1.5%. "It has been some time since many Australians have had a decent pay rise", he said.

by | May 17, 2017 | 11:53

Momo is expected to report its latest earnings results next week. The stock boasts a consensus analyst "Buy" rating with the consensus recommendation standing at 1.80. The company has a market capitalization of $12.94 billion, a PE ratio of 130.08 and a beta of 2.66. For the past 5 days of trading, the stock has seen a move of 10.18%.

by | May 17, 2017 | 12:04

Haley did not say when details of the new sanctions would be announced. Researchers have said that some of the code used in Friday's ransomware, known as WannaCry software, was almost identical to the code used by the Lazarus Group, a group of North Korean hackers who used a similar version for the hack of Sony Pictures Entertainment in 2014 and last year's hack of Bangladesh Central Bank .

by | May 17, 2017 | 11:11

McMaster added that none of the USA officials present for the president's Oval Office meeting with the Russian foreign minister last week "felt in any way that that conversation was inappropriate". The White House vowed to track down those who disclosed the information. The Post has claimed in the explosive report that Trump shared "highly classified" information during the meeting.

by | May 17, 2017 | 11:52

The White House denied that version of events in a statement to NBC News, calling it "not a truthful or accurate portrayal of the conversation between the president and Mr. Trump told Comey that Flynn had done nothing wrong, according to the memo. The conversation about Flynn then followed. And Sen. Dianne Feinstein told reporters that she "absolutely" thinks Comey should testify before the full Senate Judiciary Committee on the conversation.

by | May 17, 2017 | 10:12

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 buys, and 2 sales for $156,247 activity. About shares traded. GW Pharmaceuticals PLC- ADR (NASDAQ:GWPH) has declined 17.38% since September 30, 2016 and is downtrending. Copart, Inc.is a provider of online auctions and vehicle remarketing services in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, the United Arab Emirates, Oman, Bahrain, Brazil, Ireland, Spain and India.

by | May 17, 2017 | 11:52

And you know, I've said many times that each community is going to come to different answers not just for the city or the county as a whole but for each individual memorial which has its own provenance, its own aesthetic quality, its own meaning to different people.

by | May 17, 2017 | 11:53

The firm has "Overweight" rating given on Tuesday, April 5 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The Deutsche Bank Ag holds 3.11M shares with $324.65M value, down from 3.39 million last quarter. Its up 272.53% from 98,300 shares, reported previously. Laffer Invs owns 18,480 shares for 0% of their portfolio. 6,120 were accumulated by Tower Rech Cap Ltd Llc (Trc).

by | May 17, 2017 | 09:54

The National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) says it collected almost 225,000 pounds of food in the Springfield area last Saturday during its 25th annual Stamp Out Hunger food drive . Duffey, operations manager of the local food bank, saying last year's total was barely 2,000 pounds. Tuesday morning, over a dozen volunteers busily sorted the canned and boxed foods, vegetables, fruit, pasta and cereals, as a steady flow of clients came to get their allotment for the month.

by | May 17, 2017 | 10:50

Spring is a particularly hard time for families struggling with hunger because food banks across the country are also facing a time of year known as the "spring hunger gap", when food supply is often at its lowest level. Go to your pantry and fill a grocery bag (double it for strength) or a box with non-perishable food and other necessities. But you can still deliver a big helping hand to those in need.

by | May 17, 2017 | 09:17

Lawmakers from both parties are urging the president to steer clear of picking any politicians for Comey's replacement. The New York Times first reported news of the memo. "OK, well, he's got to come in and tell us why", Graham said. John Cornyn of Texas, the No. 2 Republican in the Senate. He dismissed as less desirable at least two of the 14 candidates under consideration, ex-FBI agent and former Rep.

by | May 17, 2017 | 09:58

After the CDU triumph in North-Rhine Westphalia, they, too, could see: "this Merkel is undefeatable", the magazine wrote . "Elections are won at the political centre". A likely outcome appeared to be a "grand coalition" of the biggest parties under Laschet, though it was also possible that a slim center-right majority for the CDU and Free Democrats would emerge.

by | May 17, 2017 | 09:44

That raised fears that Trump might not last his first term and that, even if he did, there were too many distractions for him to be able to successfully push through his economic stimulus programme. Against the yen, the dollar fell to Yen113.58, from Yen113.79 on Monday. The euro shot higher to strike a six-month dollar high on Tuesday as the single European currency benefited from rising concerns across the Atlantic.

by | May 17, 2017 | 10:01

Garneau promised the bill of rights last month in the wake of widespread concern after that viral video showed a United Airlines passenger bloodied and injured after he was physically dragged off an overbooked flight in Chicago. Under new guidelines, airlines would no longer be allowed to ask people to play extra to be seated near their children. Passengers also will not have to seek out redress themselves, with the onus on airlines to keep records of those affected by an incident and follow ...

by | May 17, 2017 | 08:47

AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T)'s shares are trading at $38.49 with decline of -0.26%. Dick's shares are down 10.4% for the year so far while the S&P 500 index increased 7.3% for the period. Forward View set a $59.00 target price on shares of Dicks Sporting Goods and gave the company a "buy" rating in a report on Monday, January 16th. (NYSE: DKS ) shares are struggling to make any headway in today's session.

by | May 17, 2017 | 09:49

Meanwhile, due to an ongoing pressure which caused a decline of nearly -1.2% in the past five days, the stock price is now up 19.07% so far on the year - still in strong territory. 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.

by | May 17, 2017 | 09:20

Beaudoin intends to give up his executive responsibilities effective June 30 if approved by the board, Bombardier said Thursday in a statement. He also said he supports the management team led by Alain Bellemare, who replaced him as president and CEO in early 2015.

by | May 17, 2017 | 08:19

These are 2 Sell Ratings, 18 Hold Ratings, 8 Buy Ratings. FBR & Co set a $28.00 target price on Urban Outfitters and gave the company a "hold" rating in a research report on Wednesday, March 8th. The stock has earnings growth of 204.90% yoy. Analysts have a mean recommendation of 2.60 on this stock (A rating of less than 2 means buy, "hold" within the 3 range, "sell" within the 4 range, and "strong sell" within the 5 range).

by | May 17, 2017 | 09:08

Also in attendance at the Garden Party were Middleton's husband Prince William, Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip and Princess Beatrice . She will also host one at the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh. The huge glass building is reportedly being shipped in from Belgium and will presumably be used for the reception following the ceremony at St Mark's Church near the Middleton residence.

by | May 17, 2017 | 08:22

Net interest income grew to Rs 3,684 crore in January-March 2017, as against Rs 2,768 crore in January-March 2016. Mehta, however, said e-auction drive and sale to asset reconstruction companies (ARCs) helped it recover Rs 22,863 crore during the year.

by | May 17, 2017 | 07:21

CWA Asset Management Group LLC now owns 7,795 shares of the mining company's stock valued at $300,000 after buying an additional 25 shares during the last quarter. The legal version of this story can be read at https://www.themarketsdaily.com/2017/05/09/advisors-asset-management-inc-buys-1065-shares-of-rio-tinto-plc-rio.html.

by | May 17, 2017 | 08:23

The company reported its EPS on 03/21/2017. Strong earnings growth is essential to a stock's success and has the greatest impact on its future price performance. JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras from a "neutral" rating to an "overweight" rating and upped their price objective for the company from $10.42 to $10.63 in a research report on Monday, February 13th.

by | May 17, 2017 | 08:39

In the last few days Macron has visited Paris' Holocaust memorial and a village whose residents were massacred by German forces during World War II, warning on both occasions against forgetting the crimes of the past. Speaking in Paris after attending a memorial for Brahim Bouarram, who was killed by extreme-right militants in 1995, Macron said he would respond to Melenchon at an upcoming rally.

by | May 17, 2017 | 07:26

Vetr downgraded the shares of NVDA in report on Thursday, September 17 to "Buy" rating. CLSA reissued an "underperform" rating and issued a $115.00 target price on shares of NVIDIA in a research note on Wednesday, May 10th. This represents a $0.56 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.42%. On 11/10/2016 NVIDIA announced a quarterly dividend of $0.14 0.64% with an ex dividend date of 11/23/2016 which will be payable on 12/19/2016.

by | May 17, 2017 | 07:07

Alpha One ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. The original version of this report can be viewed at https://baseballnewssource.com/markets/stock-traders-purchase-high-volume-of-sears-holdings-corp-put-options-shld-updated-updated/605565.html.

by | May 17, 2017 | 07:37

Official data showed construction dipped 0.7 per cent, while manufacturing output fell 0.6 per cent in March, with industrial output as a whole down 0.5 per cent - its third straight monthly decline. There had been some speculation by market participants that more MPC members would opt to raise rates at the May meeting given that United Kingdom inflation is now running at an annual rate of 2.3% (March), just above the Bank's target of 2%.

by | May 17, 2017 | 06:59

Registrations fell to 1.23 million cars last month in the EU and European Free Trade Association countries, according to Brussels-based industry body European Automobile Manufacturers' Association ( ACEA ), down from 1.32 million a year earlier.

by | May 17, 2017 | 06:31

Who was behind the attack? Users are confronted with a screen demanding a $300 payment to restore their files. Here are some of the key players in the attack and what may - or may not - be their fault. Shares in firms that provide cyber security services rose with the prospect that companies and governments would have to spend more money on defenses.