Economy

by | May 23, 2017 | 23:12

Trump also commented that "it's so interesting" his meeting with Abbas took place "on this very disgusting morning of death to innocent young people". Their talks come with hundreds of Palestinians in Israeli jails on hunger strike since April 17, and activists were hoping to display banners in Bethlehem to drawn Trump's attention to it.

by | May 23, 2017 | 21:44

Mr Hanyecz had managed to "mine" the bitcoin with a complex maths and coding solution - there are thought to be a limited umber of bitcoin which is how the currency holds its value. For a least three days, no one took bite of the offer, with Hanyecz writing: "So nobody wants to buy me pizza?" Bitcoin has more than doubled this year compared with the US dollar, reaching a record high of $2,190.45 on Monday, the seven-year anniversary of Bitcoin Pizza Day .

by | May 23, 2017 | 22:50

In the grand King Abdulaziz Conference Centre, with crystal chandeliers and gold-rimmed side tables laden with snacks and sterling silver pens, the leaders listened to Mr Trump's first official speech to leaders overseas since his inauguration.

by | May 23, 2017 | 23:06

But when that moment in the speech came, Trump went off script and used both words, Islamic and Islamist . Using statements such as "95% of victims of terror attacks are themselves Muslims", Trump highlighted the challenges the world faces from terrorism.

by | May 23, 2017 | 22:44

Brent for July settlement climbed as much as 76 cents, or 1.4 percent, to $54.37 a barrel on the London-based ICE Futures Europe exchange. "Today, our annual refining capacity is 235 million tonnes, out of which 194 million tonnes of products are consumed domestically, while the rest is exported", he said at the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries ( OPEC )-India Energy Dialogue in Vienna , Austria on Monday.

by | May 23, 2017 | 22:28

Shares of Viacom, Inc . are now valued at $34.62 with a furture target price of $45.20 according to research brokerages. Citigroup maintained the shares of VIAB in report on Friday, August 14 with "Neutral" rating. The company reported $0.79 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.59 by $0.20. Return on Equity (ROE) stands at 27.4% and Return on Investment (ROI) of 12.4 percent.

by | May 23, 2017 | 22:56

NASDAQ 100 index gained 47.84 points or 0.85 percent to close at 5,699.40. The Russell 2000 is up 20.01 points, or 1.5 percent. The Standard & Poor's 500 closed at 2,394.02 for a gain of 12.29 points or 0.52%. Bond prices were little changed. Chemicals maker Huntsman rose 2.6 percent early Monday after agreeing to be acquired by Clariant . In Asia, shares were mostly higher in early trading on Tuesday after police said they were treating an explosion in Manchester, England, that ...

by | May 23, 2017 | 21:54

He said: "Now we must work together to build a future where the nations of the region are at peace and all of our children can grow, and grow up strong, and grow up free from terrorism and violence. Besides, no factor could hinder Iran's defence programmes, he said, describing the boosting of the country's missile defence systems as a top priority.

by | May 23, 2017 | 21:49

Citing current and former intelligence officials, the Post said neither Rogers nor Coats, who was appointed by Trump , complied with the request. And even with President Donald Trump out of town for his first overseas trip, there's a good chance Washington , D.C., will continue to reel from the latest revelations in the Russian Federation election probe.

by | May 23, 2017 | 22:46

The breach, which occurred on December 19, 2013, affected more than 40 million customers and forced the company to overhaul its security system. Following the breach, Target paid for one year of free credit monitoring for potential victims in NY.

by | May 23, 2017 | 22:07

Late a year ago, the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and none-OPEC members reached a deal to cut production by 1.8 million barrels a day for six months, staring from January. Iraq , OPEC's second largest and fastest growing oil producer , has so far voiced support only for a six-month extension. "I believe we have a growing consensus (on the duration of cut extension)", OPEC's Secretary-General Mohammad Barkindo told reporters in Vienna.

by | May 23, 2017 | 20:54

Zacks offers analysts with an Average Broker Rating (or ABR), basing it on sell-side recommendations. It said store visits rose 1.5 percent, the tenth consecutive quarterly increase. Wal-Mart executives credited an expanded online assortment for helping to lure in more repeat customers willing to spend more money. The New Zealander also is beefing up the retailer's store-brand and services business to provide a buffer against both Amazon and German discounter Aldi.

by | May 23, 2017 | 22:18

Capital Research Global Investors acquired 17,898 shares as Amazon.Com Inc ( AMZN)'s stock 0.00%. Insiders have sold 1,003,910 shares of company stock worth $944,447,417 in the last three months. Paloma Mngmt Communications invested in 0.01% or 9,348 shares. Oxbow Llc accumulated 3,059 shares. BEZOS JEFFREY P also sold $940.74M worth of Amazon.com, Inc.

by | May 23, 2017 | 20:57

Local pubs and a snooker hall were also reported to be been taking people in. The 38-year-old British host went on to open up about the city of Manchester , saying , "Many of you won't have ever been to Manchester , but you will definitely have heard of it".

by | May 23, 2017 | 20:30

United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) has a current MF Rank of 9848. Analysts are expecting EPS growth rates to be at 98.80% this quarter and EPS estimate for next year reflect a 11.74% growth rate. AKS has been the topic of a number of analyst reports. Systematic Financial Mgmt Lp invested in 0.32% or 2.00 million shares. Investors of record on Thursday, June 1st will be issued a $0.02 dividend.

by | May 23, 2017 | 21:26

The budget lands as Trump's GOP allies in Congress are grappling with repealing and replacing Obama's health care law and looking ahead to a hard rewrite of the loophole-clogged tax code. "The ugly truth is this: You can never balance the budget at 1.9 per cent growth". The document emphasizes that there are no cuts to core Social Security benefits and no cuts to Medicare.

by | May 23, 2017 | 21:49

Independent Advisor Alliance bought a new stake in shares of Toll Brothers during the fourth quarter worth $100,000. The stock of Toll Brothers Inc (NYSE: TOL ) has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, February 24 by M Partners. The original version of this piece can be accessed at https://transcriptdaily.com/2017/05/23/toll-brothers-inc-tol-upgraded-to-buy-by-zelman-associates.html.

by | May 23, 2017 | 21:07

Richter said the striking workers represent less than 14% of the company's total workforce. They are also protesting the company outsourcing jobs. The union representing the workers said this is the first time the wireless workers have gone on strike and it could be one of the largest strikes in USA history.

by | May 23, 2017 | 21:47

ICM Asset Management Inc. BlackRock Inc. raised its position in shares of Newfield Exploration by 2,798.4% in the first quarter. Prnewswire.com's article titled: "Newfield Exploration Reports First Quarter 2017 Results" and published on May 02, 2017 is yet another important article.

by | May 23, 2017 | 21:28

Our thoughts are now with our British friends. "Our thoughts and prayers go out to all those affected". French President Emmanuel Macron is to call the United Kingdom prime minister later on Tuesday, the Elysee confirmed. "Following the tragic events at Manchester Arena last night, England Netball has chosen to temporarily suspend ticket sales for the Final Four", a statement said.

by | May 23, 2017 | 20:47

Although OPEC delegates and minister signaled a growing consensus ahead of the meeting on Thursday, Kuwait's Oil Minister said some nations still aren't on board. Global oil stocks have been the focus of OPEC's efforts to reduce production but thus far have remained stubbornly high. Releasing reserves would add supplies to already high and rising USA production C-OUT-T-EIA of 9.3 million bpd, not far off levels of top suppliers Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation.

by | May 23, 2017 | 20:45

CEL-SCI Corporation ( CVM ) belongs to the "Healthcare" sector with an industry focus on "Biotechnology", with Mr. Geert R. Kersten Esq.as Chief Exec. The balance sheet health of any company plays a key role in its ability to meet its obligations and maintain the faith of its investment base. The company maintained ROI for the last twelve months at 13.30%.

by | May 23, 2017 | 20:11

A release of USA strategic reserves could jolt an already imbalanced oil market and undermine attempts by The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and other producers, including Russian Federation, to end a persistent glut.

by | May 23, 2017 | 20:52

At first glance, you might mistake the MateBook X for the MacBook if you overlook the Huawei logo in the middle of the lid. Despite the fact that up to a Core i7 can be configured in the device , the MateBook X has a fanless design made possible by Huawei's Space Cooling Technology.

by | May 23, 2017 | 20:09

MKM Partners reiterated a "buy" rating and issued a $29.00 target price (down previously from $33.00) on shares of Hertz Global Holdings in a research report on Sunday, March 19th. Shares of the company have shown an EPS growth of -38.30% in the last 5 years. They use historic price data to observe stock price patterns to predict the direction of that price going forward.

by | May 23, 2017 | 19:35

Gillespie Robinson & Grimm Inc sold 8,068 shares as Chevron Corp (CVX)'s stock declined 3.45%. The Alpha Windward Llc holds 6,920 shares with $814,000 value, up from 2,728 last quarter. Its down 0.08, from 1.07 in 2016Q3. It increased, as 23 investors sold Agree Realty Corporation shares while 34 reduced holdings. TRADEMARK VIOLATION WARNING: "Gulf International Bank UK Ltd Raises Stake in Chevron Co".

by | May 23, 2017 | 20:43

Ford Motor Co.is tapping Jim Hackett as its new president and CEO to replace Mark Fields , who is retiring. While Fields took over as CEO only 3 years ago, Ford shares dropped nearly 40% during his tenure (despite the company reporting a record $10.4B in pretax earnings last year).

by | May 23, 2017 | 20:44

Northwest Ambulance Service said 59 injured people had been taken to hospitals and that a number of "walking wounded" were treated at the scene. It is not immediately clear if the unidentified man acted alone, but the person apparently died in the explosion.

by | May 23, 2017 | 20:26

Two Sigma Securities LLC purchased a new stake in shares of New York Community Bancorp during the third quarter worth $153,000. State Street Corp now owns 22,016,425 shares of the financial services provider's stock valued at $350,284,000 after buying an additional 135,607 shares during the last quarter.

by | May 23, 2017 | 19:47

Macron did salute with "republican greetings" his adversary, far-right leader Le Pen . "With markets having rallied throughout last week in expectation of a Macron win , there was little upside left for equities and the euro", said Chris Beauchamp, chief market analyst at IG.

by | May 23, 2017 | 19:10

Trump repeated his belief that there is a real opportunity to make peace between Israel and the Palestinians , what he calls the ultimate deal. U.S. The Israeli leader can, despite some harsh opposition from within his coalition, approve a package of goodwill gestures aimed at alleviating the material conditions of Palestinians - and also show Trump Israel can play along.

by | May 23, 2017 | 19:37

Yet here he was urging more than 40 Muslim leaders to unite to " drive out the terrorists and drive out the extremists. drive them out of this earth". Once ISIS is eliminated from the territory it now holds in the region, the next strategic issue is countering Iran's coalition, including its surrogates controlling Iraq's government; the Assad regime in Syria; and Hezbollah in Lebanon (now extending into parts of Syria).

by | May 23, 2017 | 19:59

He accused the Shi'ite nation's government of pursuing "expansionist ambitions, criminal practices, interferences in the internal affairs of other countries, flagrant violations of the worldwide law, and violations of the principles of good-neighborliness, coexistence and mutual respect".

by | May 23, 2017 | 19:20

Enda Kenny is leaving on a "high" and he should be replaced by Simon Coveney, according to the Cathaoirleach of Laois County Council and Fine Gael councillor Tom Mulhall. In his statement he the people of Mayo for their support. Candidates have been warned to sign up to code of conduct to govern their behaviour in the campaign and they are also obliged to abide by data protection rules governing the use of membership details.

by | May 23, 2017 | 20:50

The budget, dubbed the "New Foundation for American Greatness", balances after 10 years and expands on a short budget outline Trump released in March. Do they agree with the Trump White House on things like ending funding for popular or longstanding safety net and social programs, for instance? Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said last week that he expected the Republican-led Congress to largely ignore the proposal.