Economy

by | May 13, 2017 | 07:55

CNN cited unnamed intelligence officials saying that terrorists would have a more hard time detonating an explosive remotely and that placing the laptops and other devices in the cargo bay might reduce damage even if a bomb were to explode.

by | May 13, 2017 | 07:30

Vornado Realty Trust (NYSE:VNO) last announced its earnings results on Monday, May 1st. The real estate investment trust reported $0.30 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.19 by $0.11. Aviva PLC now owns 111,032 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock valued at $11,590,000 after buying an additional 6,138 shares in the last quarter.

by | May 13, 2017 | 06:17

The Institute for Supply Management (ISM) said its index of national factory activity dropped to a four-month low of 54.8 in April from a reading of 57.2 in March. United States economic growth slowed to an annual rate of just 0.7 per cent in the opening quarter of the year, and core inflation has subsided marginally even as the jobs market continues to progress towards full employment.

by | May 13, 2017 | 05:10

That is, China will need 5,110 single aisle planes - like the C919 - through 2035. Just after 06:00 GMT, the first C919 rolled down and off a runway at Shanghai Pudong airport, to the sounds of applause of onlookers and plenty of senior officials who showed up to celebrate a milestone for Chinese industry.It touched down 75 minutes later after a successful flight.

by | May 13, 2017 | 04:51

Trump had pledged during his presidential campaign that he would stop trade practices by China and other countries that he deemed unfair to the United States. In a win for US agriculture, the deal opens China to USA beef exporters, who have long wanted access to its more than 1.3 billion people. Asia remains the top market for USA beef shipments, selling $3.77 billion worth of beef cuts to Asia in 2016, out of US exporters' total $6.34 billion.

by | May 13, 2017 | 04:39

In Washington last week, Abbas met Trump in their first face-to-face encounter, with the USA president saying he wanted to achieve the decades-long goal of Israeli-Palestinian peace. Also known as Abu Abed, he was born in the same camp in 1963 to parents who fled when Israel was created in 1948. Israel, along with Egypt , has been enforcing a border blockade against the group since then.

by | May 13, 2017 | 05:02

There has been nearly relentlessly upbeat coverage in China ahead of the Belt and Road Forum , including documentaries on state television and smiling citizens in project countries praising the changes it has brought. "It passes or proposes to pass through what is sovereign Indian territory and we have made our views in this regard very, very clear to the Chinese side".

by | May 13, 2017 | 06:01

During a visit to Capitol Hill on Thursday, Rosenstein told Sinclair Broadcast Group that he is not resigning and that he did not threaten to quit. Perhaps the truth is that Trump believed Comey had been insufficiently carrying out the duties of his office and needed to be relieved-it's certainly within the president's right and the law to fire the Federal Bureau of Investigation director at will.

by | May 13, 2017 | 04:51

The vertical rig count rose by one on the week to 77, but was 24 higher than a year ago. From one week ago, Alberta has seen a uptick in activity from 65 to now 69 active rigs, Saskatchewan interestingly added rigs - current count at 2 which is the same as last week.

by | May 13, 2017 | 04:01

Shares in the Danish conglomerate climbed nearly 5 percent after it said a gradual recovery in freight rates should boost earnings at Maersk Line , the world's biggest container shipping business, over the rest of the year. Our Energy division is progressing on defining sustainable structural solutions for the individual businesses and was profitable in first quarter with Maersk Oil delivering strong earnings.

by | May 13, 2017 | 05:22

But Laster's action lets Cigna off that hook, likely marking the end of the troubled merger. In light of yesterday's decision and Cigna's refusal to support the merger, however, Anthem has delivered to Cigna a notice terminating the Merger Agreement.

by | May 13, 2017 | 03:54

Over the last twelve months Compass Group's stock price has increased by 29.14% from 1233.56 to 1593. ON Semiconductor Corp (NASDAQ:ON) has risen 21.43% since October 4, 2016 and is uptrending. In a report issued on Thursday, 11 May, Peel Hunt reaffirmed their "Buy" rating on Watchstone Group Plc (LON:WTG)'s stock. Therefore 48% are positive.

by | May 13, 2017 | 04:34

And that is what Microsoft has given the students, a Surface Laptop that costs $999 for the basic configuration with Intel Core i5 processor, 4GB memory, and 128GB internal storage. Microsoft says it's the thinnest LCD screen with a touch module ever put on a laptop. It will be available in four colors, Platinum, Graphite Gold, Cobalt Blue and Burgundy.

by | May 13, 2017 | 02:22

SoftBank Chief Executive Officer Masayoshi Son said Wednesday his company will "actively consider every possibility" with regard to restructuring the USA telecom industry, adding he is keen to talk about a deal for Sprint's merger. Any deal involving T-Mobile would need the backing of Deutsche Telekom, which owns about 65 percent of the USA carrier. However, the problem with that idea, Enderle said, is that T-Mobile is more successful in the marketplace lately and "were Sprint's leadership ...

by | May 13, 2017 | 03:25

ACAD has been the subject of a number of other research reports. ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc. disclosed in a document filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that EVP, CHIEF COMMERCIAL OFFICER Moore Terrence O has sold 7,856 shares of ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc.

by | May 13, 2017 | 03:22

Around 600 Dalits and over 900 Thakurs reside in the village, about 35 km from where the violence erupted on May 9. According to police, an organisation of Dalits had sought permission to hold a "mahapanchayat" yesterday in the city's Gandhi Park to demand compensation and relief for those affected in last week's inter-caste clashes.

by | May 13, 2017 | 02:48

The Russians used the photos to troll the White House in its social media posts Wednesday. He described Trump and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson as "the kind of people who want to maintain a dialogue not as a means of demonstrating what they can achieve in the area of ideological preferences, but rather as a means of solving particular issues which have great bearing on the nation's progress, peoples' well-being and settling conflicts in different areas".

by | May 13, 2017 | 03:06

The bank said last fall that its employees opened up 2 million bank accounts without customer approval to meet unrealistic sales goals. Buffett said "it's bad" when airline executives get hauled before Congress, but said the events did not change the strategy behind his investments in the airlines.

by | May 13, 2017 | 01:58

The firm's price-to-sales ratio was noted 0.80 in contrast with an overall industry average of 4.16. These shares are worth $19,200 and were traded at $1.92 each. Therefore 57% are positive. They issued an "outperform" rating on the stock. Energy Transfer Partners ( ETP ), the midstream MLP subsidiary of Energy Transfer Equity (ETE), was upgraded by two research firms on Tuesday, May 9, 2017.

by | May 13, 2017 | 02:01

CFM International said it will conduct inspections to establish the number of affected engines. Separately, Airbus said it was continuing flights with its A320neo, which is powered by the similar LEAP-1A engine and is flying customers. The US airline manufacturer said this week that a possible flaw in an engine part had come to light during an inspection at its suppliers, a joint venture between General Electric and Safran.

by | May 13, 2017 | 01:23

ParticularsQuarter EndedYear EndedMar. 2017Mar. During the fourth quarter Uco Bank's total income saw 17.69% y-o-y dip at Rs. 3905.74 crore against Rs. RBI said, "There have been instances of material divergences in banks' asset classification and provisioning from the RBI norms, thereby leading to the published financial statements not depicting a true and fair view of the financial position of the bank".

by | May 13, 2017 | 01:49

Vetr raised shares of Snap from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $20.33 target price for the company in a research note on Monday, March 20th. During Snap's post earnings conference call with analysts, BTIG's Richard Greenfield asked Spiegel a direct but very valid question: "does Facebook Inc (NASDAQ: FB) scare you, why or why not?" Recently, facebook also mentioned that its widely popular messaging app- Watsapp has 175 million daily active users for its newly ...

by | May 13, 2017 | 01:05

The Daily Beast reports the ban includes flights from all European airports. Chief among the concerns are whether any new threat prompted the proposal, said European Commission transport spokeswoman Anna-Kaisa Itkonen, who confirmed the talks.

by | May 12, 2017 | 23:54

Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly will also meet with senators on Thursday for a classified security briefing that will cover aviation concerns. Now, the Trump administration is considering expanding its ban on laptops to commercial US-bound flights from Europe.

by | May 13, 2017 | 00:45

Roth Capital set a $23.00 price target on shares of Nektar Therapeutics and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research report on Saturday, March 4th. In other news, COO John Nicholson sold 3,237 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, February 16th. They now have a United States dollars 13 price target on the stock.

by | May 13, 2017 | 00:55

The UN Secretary-General also emphasised that in the current interconnected world, there can be "no peace as long as others are in peril, no security as long as others suffer deprivation [and] no sustainable future until all members of our human family enjoy their human rights".

by | May 13, 2017 | 00:55

Bollywood actress Sonali Bendre joined several B-Town figures who attended pop sensation Justin Bieber's Mumbai concert on Wednesday, but apparently she didn't seem to enjoy the event. So they arrived belatedly and left soonest. Norwegian DJ Alan Walker's performance will be the third show of the evening. The only songs that were performed live were I Won't Let You Go, Baby, What Do You Mean and Cold Water .

by | May 13, 2017 | 00:25

Eight analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seventeen have given a hold rating and seventeen have issued a buy rating to the stock. However, the figure was a couple of cents narrower than the Zacks Consensus Estimate of a loss of $2.33.

by | May 13, 2017 | 00:51

General Electric Company's revenue was down.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.21 EPS. Portland General Electric Company (NYSE:POR) had a decrease of 12.58% in short interest. The 20-day may be of analytical benefit to a shorter-term trader since it follows the price more closely, and therefore produces less "lag" than the longer-term moving average.

by | May 13, 2017 | 00:43

The liberal Mr Moon has hit the ground running since he won Tuesday's election, following the impeachment and arrest in March of his predecessor, the conservative Park Geun-hye, over a corruption scandal. Xi and Moon agreed to meet face-to-face at the earliest possible date, while re-affirming their common goal of the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.

by | May 13, 2017 | 00:49

Photo Credit: AP/達志影像 South Korean President Moon Jae-in talks on the phone with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the presidential Blue House in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, May 11, 2017. "An official invitation came from China recently", South Korea's Yonhap news agency quoted a government official in Seoul as saying. During their 25-minute conversation, Abe told Moon that he would like to "properly manage the bilateral relationship" in light of the accord.

by | May 12, 2017 | 23:35

United States Steel Corp. on 04/25/2017 reported its EPS as $-0.83 with the analysts projecting the EPS of the stock as $0.34. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Monday, May 1 by Jefferies. The target price for United States Steel Corp. WARNING: "United States Steel (X) Receives Daily News Sentiment Score of 0.03" was posted by Markets Daily and is the property of of Markets Daily.

by | May 13, 2017 | 00:10

A stock rating usually tells investors how well a stock's market value relates to what analysts think is a fair value for the stock, based on an independent evaluation of the company. Basically, a price target is an individual analyst's projection on the future price of a stock. IAMGOLD Corp ( TSE:IMG ) opened at 5.75 on Wednesday.

by | May 12, 2017 | 23:35

Hyundai Motor Co. and its smaller affiliate Kia Motors Corp. are part of the world's fifth-largest automaker Hyundai Motor Group. Kia has already announced an investment of US$ 1.1 billion in India, which will be used for setting up its manufacturing facility.

by | May 12, 2017 | 23:01

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