Economy

by | May 18, 2017 | 00:15

One theory suggested that 90 percent of NHS trusts across the United Kingdom were using Microsoft's 16-year-old OS Windows XP, which could leave them susceptible to attacks. The recent global ransomware attack has once again proved that healthcare sector remains to be the most vulnerable to cybercrimes. Also, a gentle reminder that Microsoft is a business, not a charitable entity.

by | May 17, 2017 | 23:36

Some suggested that Comey was sacked because of an investigation into Russian hackers' alleged interference in the U.S. election, which some Democrats allege contributed to Trump's victory in last year's presidential election. "If there are any tapes of this conversation, they need to be turned over", Graham told NBC's Meet the Press program. Four candidates to be the bureau's director were on Saturday in line for the first interviews with US Attorney General Jeff Sessions and his deputy, ...

by | May 17, 2017 | 23:52

The dollar's index against a basket of six major currencies .DXY =USD dropped to 98.063, essentially giving up all of its gains made after Trump's election victory. "Investors are deeply concerned that all the political noise will morph into economic risk as the political back-fence talk, speculation and dirty laundry could detract from Trump's key agenda: Tax reform", Stephen Innes, senior trader at OANDA, said in a note on Wednesday.

by | May 17, 2017 | 23:21

The Group has also joined the RE100, a global initiative of companies committed to using 100 percent renewable energy. This development means we have now reached the 100% renewable energy milestone three years ahead of target. He added: "The project has also helped to develop the United Kingdom supply chain". The turbine blades were designed, tested and manufactured at the MHI Vestas blade factory on the Isle of Wight and are the first locally built blades to be installed at a United Kingdom ...

by | May 17, 2017 | 22:21

Ford is planning to emphasize staff reductions on a voluntary nature. The shake up is part of a plan announced earlier to slash costs by $3 billion, Reuters said. Information technology and analytics workers also aren't targeted. Under pressure to cut costs, boost profits and to improve its stock price, Ford said it will announce its redundancies measures in the next few days.

by | May 17, 2017 | 23:28

The United States is in talks with China - Pyongyang's main trading partner - on a possible new sanctions resolution and the Security Council is expected to hold a closed-door emergency meeting starting on Tuesday (Wednesday in Manila). Obama defends not bombing Syria GOP senator: North Korea missile test "one of most advanced yet" GOP senators must keep their promises to repeal ObamaCare MORE (R-Colo.), chairman of the Foreign Relations subcommittee on East Asia, said in a statement Monday.

by | May 17, 2017 | 23:21

As per Monday, August 3, the company rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity. FBR Capital maintained it with "Mkt Perform" rating and $22 target in Friday, May 20 report. About 981,933 shares traded or 451.39% up from the average. Centrica PLC (LON:CNA) has risen 6.00% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and ten have given a buy rating to the company.

by | May 17, 2017 | 22:11

McDonald's (MCD) now delivers from more than 1,000 of its 14,000 restaurants nationwide, and customers aren't just ordering quarter pounders for delivery, they're ordering in bulk. McDonald's hopes delivery can help turn around its US business, which has seen customer visits decline. Of course, McDonald's delivery exists in one form or another through a number of different services like Postmates.

by | May 17, 2017 | 21:53

Stifel Nicolaus reissued a "buy" rating and issued a $81.00 target price (up previously from $77.00) on shares of Anadarko Petroleum in a report on Friday. Finally, Bank of America Corp restated a "buy" rating on shares of Anadarko Petroleum in a research report on Thursday. The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, June 28th.

by | May 17, 2017 | 22:48

Republican lawmakers - who already expressed discomfort with the firing and with Trump's threat - will now be expected to comment about Comey's on-the-record assertion that the President demanded a loyalty pledge from him. Regardless, he said Moscow should be "punished". Senator Mike Lee, R-Utah, told Wallace any tapes would "inevitably" be subpoenaed by Congress. "I think the process is going to move quickly", Trump said.

by | May 17, 2017 | 22:19

At the same time it has managed to return the budget to surplus within four years. It is thought to be a bid to bury the disastrous 2014 Budget once and for all, the Budget where former Treasurer Joe Hockey infamously declared "the age of entitlement is over".

by | May 17, 2017 | 22:00

The incident occured after Erdogan visited the White House, where he criticized USA support for Kurdish militia in Syria. The Washington Post reports: "Erdogan is staying at Blair House across from the White House during his visit, and was apparently not at the embassy during the demonstration".

by | May 17, 2017 | 21:36

German Chancellor Angela Merkel told the Bundestag last week: 'A third-party state, and that's what Britain will be, can not and will not have at its disposal the same rights, or be in a better position than members of the European Union .

by | May 17, 2017 | 21:59

Cybg Plc (LON:CYBG) has received an average recommendation of "Hold" from the eleven analysts that are covering the stock. GBX 247's average target is -10.55% below currents GBX 276.13 stock price. The 50 day moving average of LON: CYBG is 281.87 and the 200 day moving average is 279.5. ILLEGAL ACTIVITY WARNING: This piece of content was first published by Chaffey Breeze and is the sole property of of Chaffey Breeze.

by | May 17, 2017 | 21:17

There is no concrete way to calculate a price target. Before looking at the financial values or the trading statistics of Banco Bradesco S.A. ( BBD ), we will start our analysis with the SMA or Simple Moving Average values. Moving averages are considered to be lagging indicators that simply take the average price of a stock over a certain period of time. Simple moving average analysis helps investors to quickly identify if a security is in an uptrend or downtrend.

by | May 17, 2017 | 21:38

Indeed, U.S. spy agencies earlier this year concluded that their Russian counterparts engaged in an unprecedented covert influence campaign to upend the 2016 presidential election. Nephew said. "I think it's going to lead a number of our partners and allies to ask themselves that question. and then make the decision maybe not to withhold all forms of cooperation but the most vital - the most sensitive intelligence - and that, after all, can be the most damaging thing".

by | May 17, 2017 | 20:56

But there was nothing wrong with that, he insisted. "As President I wanted to share with Russian Federation. which I have the absolute right to do, facts pertaining to terrorism and airline safety", Trump said in two postings to his Twitter account, the first at 7 a.m.

by | May 17, 2017 | 21:47

The "percentage off the 52-week high or low" refers to when a stock current price is relative to where it has traded over the last 52 weeks. BlackRock Investment Management LLC now owns 600,732 shares of the financial services provider's stock worth $6,230,000 after buying an additional 49,033 shares during the period.

by | May 17, 2017 | 21:02

The bank trimmed its forecast for growth for this year, saying it now expected economic growth of 1.9%, down from 2.0% three months ago. However, in its Quarterly Inflation Report published on Thursday the Bank raised its forecast for inflation this year to 2.7% from its February forecast of 2.4%.

by | May 17, 2017 | 21:09

The chancellor, meanwhile, hailed the strong victory in North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW) on May 14 and vowed to do "everything we can" to ensure that her party also prevails in general elections set for September 24. Since 2012, the SPD saw a drop of 7% in North Rhine-Westphalia, that is, a significant blow for Martin Schultz . "This is a hard day for the SPD and for me personally".

by | May 17, 2017 | 21:11

Justice Department officials on Saturday will interview four candidates to succeed ousted FBI Director James Comey. He leans heavily on daughter Ivanka Trump and son-in-law Jared Kushner, as well as Hope Hicks, his trusted campaign spokeswoman and Keith Schiller, his longtime bodyguard.

by | May 17, 2017 | 21:08

CBS News correspondent Adriana Diaz reports the missile, described by USA officials as a KN-17 medium range missile, reached an altitude of more than 1,300 miles - fired, North Korea said, intentionally at a high angle out of consideration for its neighbors.

by | May 17, 2017 | 21:30

Labour accused May of making "ridiculous claims". "The Conservatives will guarantee all rights that workers now enjoy as we leave the European Union", May will say Monday while visiting a training facility in the south of the United Kingdom, according to excerpts from her speech released early to the press.

by | May 17, 2017 | 21:42

Zynga, Inc. (ZNGA) belonging to the Consumer Discretionary sector has surged 2.11% and closed its last trading session at $3.39. They now have a $3.00 price target on the stock. Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 157,973 shares in the company, valued at approximately $448,643.32. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at this link .

by | May 17, 2017 | 21:01

The Sensex was up 88 points or 0.28 per cent at 30,670 and Nifty rose 15 points or 0.15 per cent to 9,527 as of 2:14 pm. The BSE Sensex closed at a new peak of 30,658.77, while the broader Nifty finished at an all-time high of 9,525.75 (rpt) 9,525.75.

by | May 17, 2017 | 21:40

The North Korean authorities detained a US citizen called Kim Hak-song on Saturday. "The relevant authority is now carrying out a detailed investigation into the crime of Kim Hak-song", the state-run news agency said. "I went to greet him at the Dandong station, and I waited until the last person to get off the train, but he was nowhere to be seen", said Kim's wife, who is one of some 2 million ethnic Koreans born in China.

by | May 17, 2017 | 20:59

The New York Times reported Tuesday that former FBI Director James Comey had written a memo describing a meeting he had with President Trump, at which the President asked him to end the investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn.

by | May 17, 2017 | 21:54

Still, according to Italian Transport Minister Graziano Delrio, Italy took the necessary and correct steps in investigating the accusations set against FCA. Dieselgate Mark II could be brewing over alleged illegal diesel emissions software at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, and it could engulf the Italian government, too.

by | May 17, 2017 | 20:49

The senior Chautala was convicted of corruption in the recruitment of teachers in his state in 1999. Chautala attained a first division in the exam conducted by the National Institute of Open Schooling ( NIOS ). Chautala's son further asserted that his father had worked really hard for the exams adding that he used to visit the library set up in the jail regularly and had even urged the family members to send him his course books so he could study.

by | May 17, 2017 | 20:28

We have $15.74 PT which if reached, will make NASDAQ:ON worth $437.50M more. Now 11 brokers are covering BGEO Group (LON:BGEO), 6 rate it "Strong Buy", 1 "Buy", 0 "Sell", 0 "Strong Sell", while 4 "Neutral". ON Semiconductor Corporation offers a portfolio of sensors, power management, connectivity, custom and system on chip, analog, logic, timing, and discrete devices.

by | May 17, 2017 | 20:56

Kiir appointed Gen. Ajongo Mawut as the new army chief, according the presidential decree announced on national television. South Sudan has been at war since December 2013 when Kiir fell out with Machar, accusing him of plotting a coup. Meanwhile, President Kiir's spokesman Ateny Wek Ateny also confirmed Malong's imminent arrival in Juba but did not reveal details whether the controversial General would meet President Kiir upon his arrival in the capital.

by | May 17, 2017 | 20:25

The rally in oil prices has propelled European shares higher, with a particular boost for FTSE-listed oil companies. The price for Brent crude oil was up 3.25 percent about a half hour before the start of trading in NY to $52.52 per barrel.

by | May 17, 2017 | 20:20

SSYS has been the topic of several other reports. Penserra Capital Management LLC increased its position in Stratasys by 75.0% in the first quarter. The business had revenue of $163.20 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $162.38 million. Stratasys had a negative net margin of 43.97% and a negative return on equity of 1.54%.

by | May 17, 2017 | 21:31

However, reported retail operating profit fell 29% to £309.6m, which SSE blamed on "exceptional impairments in the year particularly the impairment of technology developments projects, principally relating to an Energy Supply customer billing system which is no longer being progressed".

by | May 17, 2017 | 21:24

The four-finger shape characteristic of Nestle's Kit Kat bar is not a trademarkable feature, the Court of Appeal ruled Wednesday, in what the BBC described as "the latest twist in a decade-long United Kingdom chocolate wars saga between Nestle and Cadbury ".