Economy

by | May 23, 2017 | 18:42

He said: "Terrorism has spread across the world". In his speech, Trump said he was not there to "lecture" Muslim countries, but he did call for nations to promote "the aspirations and dreams of all citizens who seek a better life - including women, children and followers of all faiths".

by | May 23, 2017 | 17:08

Sit Investment Associates Inc. now owns 793,005 shares of the financial services provider's stock valued at $22,204,000 after buying an additional 732,630 shares during the last quarter. The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, May 18th. However, technicians believes that a higher ratio would indicate the likelihood of a constant augmentation of the company's share price.

by | May 23, 2017 | 18:34

Georgina Callander , aged 18, was attending an Ariana Grande concert at the Central Manchester venue last night when a suicide bomber attacked the revellers minutes after the gig ended at 10:35pm. One local councilor tweeted "Mancunians opening their homes to those stranded, and businesses offering free rides". "People are going to say, "I don't want any more tributes or any more vigils, I want action and there doesn't seem to be a concerted effort to stop this".

by | May 23, 2017 | 17:48

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative Christian Democrats (CDU) won 33% of the vote in North Rhine-Westphalia's state election on Sunday, official projections showed. "I'm an experienced election fighter", he declared.The loss is also a personal setback for Schulz as North Rhine Westphalia is his home state and where he served in municipal politics.

by | May 23, 2017 | 18:09

Trump kept up his anti-Iranian rhetoric in statements made during meetings with Israeli President Reuven Rivlin and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu . "I am committed to trying to achieve a peace agreement between the Israelis and the Palestinians and I intend to do everything I can to help them achieve that goal", he said, with the 50th anniversary of Israel's capture of territories that Palestinians seek for a state approaching next month.

by | May 23, 2017 | 17:30

The new production facility, which is situated approximately 50 kilometres from Dresden, is scheduled to go into operation in mid-2018. According to Bloomberg New Energy Finance , Daimler's Kamenz plant will be the biggest battery factory yet in Europe, with large lithium-ion battery factories planned for Sweden, Hungary, and Poland.

by | May 23, 2017 | 16:35

This represents a yield of 5.18%. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company's stock. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, April 20th. The legal version of this piece can be viewed at https://transcriptdaily.com/2017/05/16/unilever-plc-ulvr-insider-graeme-pitkethly-buys-3-shares-of-stock.html.

by | May 23, 2017 | 18:14

Other people have been more candid and have described seeing people covered in blood, or being treated by paramedic. Greater Manchester Police are advising people to "avoid the area". On March 22, five people were killed and more than 50 injured when a man drove into pedestrians on Westminster Bridge in central London, before crashing into the fence surrounding parliament.

by | May 23, 2017 | 16:47

After visits to Saudi Arabia and Israel, the president will go to Italy and Belgium, attending both the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and G7 summits. Some even called for an end to the idea of a Palestinian state. Trump was considering recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital and announcing plans to relocate the U.S.

by | May 23, 2017 | 17:00

They expect $0.55 EPS, down 6.78 % or $0.04 from last year's $0.59 per share. For the next fiscal year, analysts anticipate that the firm will report earnings of $2.33 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $2.27 to $2.34. The company has a Return on Assets (ROA) of 2.00%. Insiders own 1.80% of the company shares. The company has grown 4.20% in past 3 months and in the last five trades has moved down -3.15%.

by | May 23, 2017 | 18:06

Medical Properties Trust had a return on equity of 8.40% and a net margin of 41.59%. The stock has "Neutral" rating by BTIG Research on Thursday, August 25. Pacer Advisors Inc. increased its position in Medical Properties Trust by 15.6% in the third quarter. The shares were sold at an average price of $12.74, for a total transaction of $3,845,505.30.

by | May 23, 2017 | 17:11

At least 59 are injured. Home Secretary Amber Rudd said it was "a barbaric attack, deliberately targeting some of the most vulnerable in our society". The force later confirmed it was not a suspicious item. The explosion occurred shortly after Ariana Grande (above) left the stage at the arena - the city's largest indoor venue with a concert capacity of around 21,000.

by | May 23, 2017 | 17:16

While on a monthly basis the deficit increased, the deficit fell on an annualised basis in the financial year ending in March compared to the end of March 2016. Total receipts rose by 3.9%, but that was outpaced by a 5.9% rise in government spending, driving the deficit upwards. The slide appears to have been party attributed to falling tax receipts as they fell to 3.9% year-on-year last month, while VAT revenues grew by just 0.2%.

by | May 23, 2017 | 17:21

The stock's market capitalization is 29.03B, it has a 52-week low of 4.72 and a 52-week high of 11.75. Banco Santander , S.A. (NYSE:SAN) closed at $6.57 after seeing 8331313 shares trade hands during the most recent session. Capricor Therapeutics had 2 analyst reports since June 15, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. To a potential investor, the ideal scenario would be profit increasing at a higher rate than the revenue.While the change in a company's asset turnover ratio is important in ...

by | May 23, 2017 | 16:26

Former Gambian President Yahaya Jammeh has landed in trouble after it was discovered that he stole $50m before he left the country in January. According to the report, the Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Abubacarr Tambedou said that his office received an order from a court in Banjul warranting the freezing of the assets.

by | May 23, 2017 | 15:57

Bank Amer Corp now has $232.52 billion valuation. The stock rose 0.30% or $0.07 reaching $23.11. About 9,422 shares traded. It has outperformed by 41.94% the S&P500. Scholtz Ltd Liability holds 1.68% of its portfolio in Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC) for 87,450 shares. Bank of America Corporation is a bank holding firm and a financial holding company.

by | May 23, 2017 | 16:16

The blast killed 19 people and injured dozens more. The explosion occurred outside the venue, just as Grande finished the show and people started to leave the arena. Greater Manchester Police (GMP) declared a major incident and evacuated a wide area, as armed police stood by. "Our thoughts and prayers are with all those affected by this tragedy".

by | May 23, 2017 | 15:45

Near the birthplace of Islam, President Donald Trump called for an alliance of Muslim-Arab nations to combat Islamic terrorism in his first major worldwide address. Instead, he seethed at the terrorists who called the region home, though he offered no solutions to prevent radicalization or entertained any discussion of the sources of disaffection for young Muslims that have led them to turn to violence.

by | May 23, 2017 | 16:15

Gov. Christie on Monday said that if he were president, he wouldn't let Michael Flynn "in the White House, let alone give him a job". Christie on Monday said he and Flynn never had any conflicts, though in the past the governor has said he made Trump aware of their disagreements.

by | May 23, 2017 | 16:36

However, obstacles have emerged which may complicate the relationship between the White House and the Knesset. "Until the Iranian regime is willing to be a partner for peace, all nations of conscience must work together to isolate Iran , deny it funding for terrorism, and pray for the day when the Iranian people have the just and righteous government they deserve".

by | May 23, 2017 | 15:22

Clemens Fuest, president of the Ifo Institute, said the confidence measure points to quarter-on-quarter growth of 0.6% in the three months to June, which would leave it unchanged from a strong start to the year. The score was forecast to fall slightly to 56.7. "Capacity is being strained by the strength of demand, with backlogs of work showing one of the largest increases in the past six years", said Chris Williamson , IHS Markit's chief business economist.

by | May 23, 2017 | 16:21

Ariana Grande has spoken out following a fatal attack after her Manchester , U.K., concert on Monday. They say more than 400 officers have been deployed in the investigation. "We've tried everything we can". "It was nearly like they waited for her to go". Her dad is out looking. The pop singer launched her career as a teen, snagging a role in the Broadway play "13" before she landed the role of Cat Valentine on the Nickelodeon television series "Victorious".

by | May 23, 2017 | 15:42

Answering a question on his plans to have good relations with Islamic countries and countries of the region and the world , President Rouhani said, "from the beginning of the 11th administration, we announced to the world that violence and extremism are great dangers to the region and we all are after a world against terrorism and extremism".

by | May 23, 2017 | 15:41

May and Jeremy Corbyn , the leader of the opposition Labour Party, agreed to suspend campaigning ahead of the June 8 election. British Prime Minister Theresa May is due to chair a meeting of the government's COBRA emergency committee later Tuesday.

by | May 23, 2017 | 14:24

The local ambulance service said on Twitter it had taken 59 casualties from the incident and treated "a number of walking wounded on scene". Andy Burnham, the newly elected Mayor of Manchester (@MayorofGM) tweeted: "My heart goes out to families who have lost loved ones, my admiration to our fearless emergency services".

by | May 23, 2017 | 15:39

Grande, who was just finishing her performance when the explosions happened around 10:35 p.m. local time, was not among the injured. Twitter was abuzz with video of panicked fans running out of the Manchester Arena. A number of celebrities, including Grande's friends, Demi Lovato, Bruno Mars, Katy Perry, Lorde, Kendall Jenner, Taylor Swift, and Nicki Minaj all expressed their prayers and concerns regarding the heartbroken incident, which is now being treated as a terrorist attack by British ...

by | May 23, 2017 | 14:56

NE's holdings in The Coca-Cola were worth $920,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Berkshire Asset Management LLC PA increased its position in shares of The Coca-Cola by 9.3% in the third quarter. This represents a $0.92 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.26%. The Coca-Cola's dividend payout ratio is 93.33%. If you are viewing this piece of content on another publication, it was illegally stolen and reposted in violation of United States & worldwide trademark and copyright laws.

by | May 23, 2017 | 15:27

He further accused Tehran of stoking the fires of sectarian conflict and terror during a meeting of more than 50 Arab and Muslim leaders. "A better future is only possible if your nations drive out the terrorists and drive out the extremists".

by | May 23, 2017 | 14:48

So far, Algeria, Iran, Iraq , Kuwait, Saudi Arabia , the UAE and Venezuela have all said they back some form of extension to the output cuts, although details will have to be hammered out at the next OPEC meeting in Vienna May 25. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries meets in Vienna on Thursday to consider whether to prolong the deal reached in December in which OPEC and 11 non-members, including Russian Federation, agreed to cut output by about 1.8 million barrels ...

by | May 23, 2017 | 14:52

Later, the United States and Middle Eastern countries backed a new pact that promises to provide additional troops for defeating Islamic State and makes the Saudi Arabia's capital Riyadh the heart of the region's counter-terrorism operations.

by | May 23, 2017 | 14:31

Meanwhile Mr Corbyn's key union backer - Unite general secretary Len McCluskey - said Labour will have had a "successful" election campaign if it manages to hold on to 200 seats, restricting the increase in the size of Theresa May's majority.

by | May 23, 2017 | 14:38

MI used to be one of the top states in the nation when it came to educational performance. DeVos's fairly obvious leak to Politico includes the claim that "DeVos is expected to stress that the Trump administration won't mandate school choice and will emphasize state flexibility, sources say", but a Washington Post report on the Trump-DeVos education budget suggests that there will be extra money for states that go along with the regime's privatization priorities, while after-school ...

by | May 23, 2017 | 14:28

The results surpassed Wall Street expectations. In a show of how much the company still relies on in-store purchases, the 63 percent jump in online sales contributed to a 1.4 percent increase in total sales for the quarter, which reached $117.5 billion.

by | May 23, 2017 | 13:10

Dressed in a tan knee-length dress, Melania shared a photo of herself with seven women dressed in abayas, the loose-fitting, full-length robes local women are required to wear in public in Saudi Arabia. To be sure, Trump's predecessors have also forged close ties with Saudi Arabia , an important US partner in the Middle East, and other nations with questionable human rights records.

by | May 23, 2017 | 13:13

Never mentioned it during that conversation. No media reports ever said that Trump had named Israel in his Oval Office conversations with top Russian officials, but simply that Israel was the source of the intel he passed on to Moscow.