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Oil steady after hitting three-week high, Saudi offers support


In a related development, the United States will overtake Russian Federation as the world's biggest oil producer by 2019, International Energy Agency (IEA) Executive Director Fatih Birol has said . TOKYO, Feb 28 ( Reuters ) - Oil prices fell for a second day on Wednesday as weak Chinese factory data triggered concerns of an economic slowdown that could lower oil demand and, in the United States, industry data showed an increase in crude stockpiles amid its soaring output. Read More »

White House will see if North Korea is serious about talks


Trump also met privately with the South Korean president, briefing him on the latest USA sanctions on North Korea, which the White House rolled out on Friday. Pence and Kim Yo Jong did not speak. But though she sat in front of Kim Yong Chol, she was not scheduled to meet with the North Korean delegation during the weekend trip. Read More »

Stage set for Partnership Summit in Vizag


Auto, pharma and healthcare, aerospace and defence, construction, logistics and food processing are the key sectors which attracted investments. UAE-based Lulu Group will construct an worldwide convention centre, hotel and shopping mall in this coastal city of Andhra Pradesh with an investment of Rs 2,000 crore. Read More »

Liverpool 4-1 West Ham United; Five things we learned


Moments later it was Firmino who beat West Ham goalkeeper Adrian to Can's pass before slotting into an empty net. Manolo Gabbiadini came off the bench to level in stoppage time and grab a 1-1 draw at Burnley , whose wait since December 12 for a Premier League win continues. Read More »

Comcast challenges Murdoch with $31 billion offer to buy Sky


Cramer argued that Comcast's $31 billion bid complicated the predetermined deal between Disney and Fox, upping the ante and potentially forcing Disney's hand to pay more for Sky . The competition regulator has warned full Sky ownership could give Mr Murdoch "too much control over news providers in the United Kingdom across all media platforms and therefore too much influence over public opinion and the political agenda". Read More »

Warren Buffett says tax cuts provide huge boost to USA businesses


Buffett added that while business leaders should not push their personal views on their companies, they should individually "very much express their views". Buffett appeared on CNBC Monday after releasing his annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders on Saturday. The billionaire investor offered the recommendations not long after the stock market's biggest single-day drop in more than six years. Read More »

Manchester United interested in signing £80m rated midfielder


In all competitions (as on February 27) this season, Milinkovic-Savic has scored a total of 11 goals and assisted six times from 33 matches for Lazio. Stefan de Vrij, Marco Parolo and Luis Alberto all started on the bench for Lazio ahead of next week's Italian Cup semi-final, second leg clash against AC Milan in Rome. Read More »

Tragic Vicar of Dibley star Emma Chambers was plagued by severe allergies


She will be "greatly missed", her agent John Grant said. "At this hard time, we ask that the privacy of the family and loved ones be respected". Grant said the actress died of natural causes on Wednesday. "She has that classic and hard-to-find combination of being very, very accurately amusing, while also seeming to be very, very truthful and real". MR Plowman, who produced the Vicar of Dibley , added: 'Emma was a gifted comic actress who made any part she played look easy. Read More »

VW is chopping the roof off the T-Roc


The T-Roc cabriolet will be part of Volkswagen's SUV offensive, which will see the world's largest carmaker expand its lineup of soft-roaders to 20 models by 2020. With 720 000 Tiguans sold, this vehicle is among the 10 best-selling models in the world and the top three SUVs. Scheduled for a launch at the turn of the decade, the T-Roc cabrio is to be built at the Osnabrück plant - formerly the home of coachbuilder Karmann , which produced the Golf Cabriolet and original drop-top Beetle . Read More »

EXO, CL perform at PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics closing ceremony


Athletes from the two Koreas marched together at the ceremony, the North Koreans easy to spot in their largely red coats. The team consisting of Jun Jung-lin, Kim Dong-hyun, Seo Young-woo and Won Yun-jong, ranked 50th in the world, became the first Asian team to win an Olympic medal in the sport. Read More »

Trump defies NRA on gun age limits


On Friday, auto rental company Hertz said in a tweet that it's also ending its NRA rental vehicle discount program. "We will be requesting that the NRA remove our information from their website", the company said in a tweet . The president predicted that in forthcoming elections this year, Democrats would "take away" massive tax cuts, referencing to his signature tax law signed in December, "and they will take away your Second Amendment (the right to bear arms)". Read More »

This is the Samsung Galaxy S9 in all its glory


Verizon and AT&T are both raising prices from what the S8 cost at launch - to almost $800 for the regular-size S9 and more than $900 for the larger S9 Plus. "Moreover, while demand for high quality , 4G connectivity and better camera features remained strong, high expectations and few incremental benefits during replacement weakened smartphone sales". Read More »

Fed officials: Tax cuts could boost economy more than expected


All 11 S&P 500 sectors finished in negative territory, with the energy, consumer staples, utilities, telecom services and real estate sectors leading the retreat. The Fed is calling for inflation to edge higher in 2018 and stabilize around its 2% target. "Certainly bond yields pulling back today is helpful for stocks, at least for the short term; that has been the narrative that is out there - that higher bond yields are weighing on stocks", said Willie Delwiche, investment ... Read More »

United Airlines plane slides off runway at airport in Green Bay


There were no reports of injuries. However, icy conditions at the Green Bay airport managed to impact Flight 878's landing as it consequently skidded off the runway. And then all of a sudden bumpety bump and we're now sitting off in the weeds at the end of the runway". A Houston flight slid off the runway in Green Bay after the plane was diverted from Minneapolis-Saint Paul due to bad weather early Friday. Read More »

Girl Scouts to host cookie drive-thru in Short Pump


Girl Scout Cookie doughnuts clockwise from left: the Thin Mint, the Savannah Smile, the Samoa, the Tag-along. National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend starts Friday, scouts will be at five different locations three in Fresno, one in Kingsburg, and one in Visalia. Read More »

Revenue Estimates Analysis Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI)

Franklin Resources Inc. now owns 41,606,868 shares of the pipeline company's stock valued at $752,033,000 after purchasing an additional 1,044,432 shares during the last quarter. Macquarie Group Ltd. now owns 6,676,184 shares of the pipeline company's stock valued at $128,049,000 after buying an additional 71,980 shares during the period. Read More »

Macquarie Infrastructure Corp (MIC) Stake Lowered by Martingale Asset Management LP

The stock increased 2.89% or $1.08 during the last trading session, reaching $38.49. About 7.97M shares traded or 521.10% up from the average. It has underperformed by 5.52% the S&P500. Ascend Capital Ltd Liability Corp accumulated 101,098 shares or 0.28% of the stock. Waratah Capital Advsr Ltd stated it has 15,410 shares or 0.05% of all its holdings. Read More »

Pinnacle Financial Partners Inc. Buys 10124 Shares of Microsoft Co. (MSFT)


The company's market cap is $710.87 Billion, and the average volume is $28.71 Million. The stock decreased 1.64% or $0.33 during the last trading session, reaching $19.76. 45 funds opened positions while 132 raised stakes. Illinois-based Hightower Advsrs Ltd Liability has invested 0.01% in Thor Industries, Inc. It also reduced its holding in Ishares Tr (LQD) by 81,763 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 30,296 shares, and cut its stake in Kla (NASDAQ:KLAC). Read More »

Riley Analysts Give Martin Midstream Partners (MMLP) a $18.00 Price Target

Travelers Companies Inc who had been investing in Magellan Midstream Partners Lp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $14.81 billion market cap company. Investors of record on Monday, February 5th were given a dividend of $0.4883 per share. It is negative, as 40 investors sold OAS shares while 59 reduced holdings. Read More »

Lexington Realty Trust (LXP) Stock Ended in red Zone

The stock increased 3.08% or $0.955 during the last trading session, reaching $31.935. About 76,924 shares traded. It has underperformed by 18.58% the S&P500. The stock has "Underperform" rating by Jefferies on Friday, July 7. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Monday, June 12 by Cantor Fitzgerald. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Wednesday, July 26 by Aegis Capital. Read More »

Florida shooting: Activists target companies tied to NRA


Symantec didn't say if it was ending the NRA discount program immediately, and gave no further details on the matter. The left-leaning media organization Think Progress this week published a list of the corporate partners of the NRA and has asked each whether they will continue their relationship with the gun group. Read More »

Indian Sikh activist's turban targeted in racist attack outside UK Parliament


Mr Singh told The Independent the man ran up to him before launching the unprovoked attack. Notably, Rajwant Singh is spearheading the National Sikh Campaign in the U.S. Singh said that the attack came out of the blue. The vile assault prompted outrage among social media users, including Mr Desi, who was due to meet Mr Singh to discuss plans for the upcoming World Sikh Environment Day. Read More »

What's Propelling Coca-cola Company (the) (NYSE:KO) After Higher Shorts Reported?


It has underperformed by 8.92% the S&P500. Veritas Investment Management LLP purchased a new stake in shares of The Coca-Cola in the third quarter valued at $135,000. The P/E ratio gives investors an idea of what the market is willing to pay for the company's earnings. (NASDAQ:NFLX) earned "Buy" rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, October 13. Read More »

Anthera Pharmaceuticals (ANTH) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research

Recently, analysts have updated the overall rating to 2.6. Analysts are expecting average earnings estimates of $-0.66 for the current quarter based on the opinion of 4 analysts, relating to high earnings per share estimates of $-0.49 and low estimates of $-0.87, however Anthera Pharmaceutic (NASDAQ:ANTH) reported $-3.2 earnings per share for the same quarter past year. Read More »

Bank of America Upgrades Royal Bank of Canada (NYSE:RY) to "Buy"


CIBC lowered Royal Bank of Canada from an "outperform" rating to a "neutral" rating in a report on Thursday, February 1st. The company was maintained on Wednesday, September 14 by Citigroup. Institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. TD Asset Management Inc. grew its holdings in Royal Bank of Canada by 1.1% in the 3rd quarter. Read More »

Applied Materials, Inc. (AMAT) Q1 Adj. Earnings 3c Above Estimates


Tellurian Inc. (NASDAQ:TELL) has risen 656.53% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 4.50% the S&P500. Eqis Capital Management Inc. had 120 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has "Sector Perform" rating given on Friday, June 10 by RBC Capital Markets. Read More »

NRA spokesperson faces questions from FL shooting students, families


In 2012, Alexander was convicted of aggravated assault charges after she fired a warning shot at her abusive husband when he threatened her after she gave birth to their daughter. "The influence of these groups comes not from money", he said. Kasky continued to press the Republican lawmaker. Kasky: "So right now in the name of 17 people you can not ask the NRA to keep their money out of your campaign?" Linda Shulman, the mother of Scott Beigel, the teacher who was killed while ushering ... Read More »

Russian bobsledder fails doping test at Olympics


The result came five days after a previous doping test returned a negative result for her. With the slightly farcical news of a Russian curler being found doping last week, Nadezhda Sergeeva has become the latest OAR athlete to have failed a drugs test; and it is not without its own irony also. Read More »

Plane crash reported in southern Carroll County


Authorities say no one survived when a small Wisconsin-bound plane carrying multiple people crashed into a central IN farm field. The plane was headed towards Green Bay, Wisconsin when a neighbor said he heard the plane flying near his house. Read More »

Geely becomes largest single shareholder of Daimler


German business daily Handelsblatt had earlier reported that Geely was buying shares in Daimler. Daimler has a partnership in China with a separate, state-controlled company, Beijing Auto. By investing in Daimler, the parent of Mercedes Benz , the company is thought to be pursuing synergies in the luxury and commercial vehicle segments. Read More »

Thin Mints Coffee Is Now a Thing at Dunkin' Donuts


The annual Girl Scout cookie sale is recognized as the premier business and economic literacy program for girls across the nation and is entering its 101st year. "Thin Mints, you wanna order some before it's too late", Charity sings. Every cookie purchase is an investment in girls as they lead today in preparation for tomorrow. Read More »

Investors Real Estate Trust (IRET) CFO John Kirchmann Acquires 6900 Shares

Crow Point Partners Llc decreased Chatham Lodging Trust (CLDT) stake by 66.67% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Highvista Strategies Llc sold 7,800 shares as Cdk Global Inc (CDK)'s stock declined 6.12%. After $0.54 actual earnings per share reported by Red Hat, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 9.26% EPS growth. Investors sentiment increased to 1.53 in Q3 2017. Read More »

DCist revived by public radio


The broadcasters said the acquisition is being funded largely through donations from two anonymous donors. In November Joe Ricketts , who founded the online stock brokerage TD Ameritrade and whose family also owns the Chicago Cubs, abruptly shut down the local news sites one week after staff in the NY bureau voted to unionize . Read More »

US stocks close lower after Fed minutes


Stocks careened into the red on Wednesday after the release of surprisingly hawkish Federal Reserve meeting minutes. "We want more shock absorbers out there and really. The comments by Mester, whose name has been mentioned as a possible candidate to be the Fed's next vice chairman, come as various private economists have also suggested that now might be a good time to review how the Fed seeks to achieve its policy goals. Read More »

Sensex surges 200 pts, Nifty above 10400-level


Meanwhile, Asian shares rebounded on Friday as comments from a Federal Reserve official eased worries about faster rate rises in the United States, while the safe-haven yen held on to its gains amid heightened volatility across markets. Nifty Metal (up 3.2 per cent) and Nifty Pharma (2.6 per cent) gained the most among NSE indices. Chinese markets will reopen tomorrow after holidays. Read More »

Ofcom wants to boost full-fibre broadband across the country


But new rules announced by watchdog Ofcom mean that more of the United Kingdom may get access to faster broadband connections. "We would hope that the fibre laying savings would eventually be passed on to home broadband customers". Shares in BT Group (LON:BT.A) have advanced in London in today's session, with investors reacting positively to news that Ofcom will ease price controls on the telco's network division Openreach. Read More »

British Airways-owner announces slight profit rise


International Airlines Group has reported pre-tax profits of €2.49 billion for the year ended December 31st, up 5.6 per cent on the figure of €2.36 billion recorded the year before. Adjusted earnings per share in euro cents was 102.8 compared to 90.2. Looking forwards the group said that at current fuel prices and exchange rates, it expects its operating profit for 2018 to show an increase year-on-year. Read More »

Instant Pot Issues Warning About Gem 65 Multi-Cookers


The company also stated it expected to release updated information on receiving a replacement pressure cooker in the coming weeks. The specific batchcodes that are included in this warning are 1728, 1730, 1731, 1734, and 1746. The company said it is working with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. The Gem 65 8-in-1 has eight functions: roast, stew, bake, steam, slow cook, sear/sauté, rice cooking and warming. Read More »

Police make multiple arrests for school threats following Florida school shooting


Since the deadly school shooting one week ago Thursday in Parkland, Florida the number of threats against schools across the country has increased dramatically - and in is no exception. Arrests have been taking place across the nation due to the increased threats. "I guarantee you the school will be shot up in three weeks", the 17-year-old student was heard telling a classmate, reported The Los Angeles Times . Read More »

General Mills Will Buy Blue Buffalo Pet Food For $8 Billion


The 1-year high was reported on Feb, 23 by . If the $42.27 PT is reached, the company will be worth $467.16 million more. BUFF stock was up 16% and GIS stock was down 3% as of noon Friday. Therefore 60% are positive. The original version of this piece can be viewed at Read More »

KFC Says 'FCK' In Full-Page Ad Apologizing For Chicken Shortage


The Calgary restaurant is even running ads on social media in areas of the United Kingdom most affected by the fried chicken shortage. "A chicken restaurant without any chicken", the company said in the advertisement. When DHL announced in October that it had won the KFC contract alongside logistics firm QSL, it promised to "re-write the rule book and set a new benchmark for delivering fresh products to KFC in a sustainable way". Read More »

Peugeot launches radical new 508


The mid-size sedan look more compact and adopts a meaner face with fang-like daytime running lights, sharp lines and creases, as well as some new interesting colors. The auto is available with i-Cockpit Amplify that has two customizable ambiances with boost and relax options. Driver assistance systems will also feature heavily on the auto, including a night-vision setup. Read More »

BB&T customers unable to access accounts due to technical issues


Officials with BB&T said "the issue has been identified and they're working to resolve it as soon as possible". We will continue to provide updates here and on Company officials say they have no reason to believe the outage is a result of a cyber security breach. Spokesman Brian Davis said Friday that automated Phone24 service and automated teller machines are now available from the North Carolina-based bank. Read More »

'He Never Went In': Stoneman Douglas Resource Officer Resigns


It's also unclear whether the officer was aware of Cruz's past behavior at Stoneman Douglas. Elizabeth Smith is a student teacher at Douglas High School she told WPTV she worries the new security measures won't be enough. On May 21, 1998, student Kip Kinkel opened fire at Thurston High School, killing two students and injuring 25. "We're just going to be talking to them about our experience because recently the [Florida] House voted down a bill that was going to ban assault weapons ... Read More »