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Senators Want Details About AT&T's Cohen Dealings


In a letter to CEO Narasimhan , Wyden challenges the hiring of Cohen, pointing out that Cohen is not a lobbyist, and that Essential Consultants is not a healthcare policy consultancy; it is, according to its claims, a real estate consulting company. Read More »

Are Analysts Bullish Devro plc (LON:DVO) After Last Week?

President Energy Plc has GBX 21 highest and GBX 10 lowest target. It has a 270 P/E ratio. The company now has a consensus rating of Hold and a consensus price target of GBX 2,749.43 ($37.30). AVV underperformed by 11.55% the S&P500. LON CAL traded down GBX 0.20 ($0.00) during trading on Thursday, hitting GBX 53 ($0.74). FinnCap has "Corporate" rating and GBX 18 target. Read More »

Family Planning NSW hit by ransomware attack


The message urged individuals concerned about the security breach to contact Family Planning NSW. The email claimed the hackers demanded a bitcoin ransom on Anzac Day, and said the website was secured the following day. "Thank you for your patience, we'll be back online as soon as possible". Clients were told Family Planning NSW was one of several agencies targeted by cybercriminals who requested a bitcoin ransom on April 25. Read More »

Chipotle fired her for alleged theft. Now it owes her $8 million


The jury overseeing the case believed Ortiz to be a victim of an internal scheme to defame her in relation to a worker's compensation claim she filed because of an injured wrist. Punitive damages are reserved to punish the defendant to discourage them from repeating their actions in the future. (File picture) An ex-manager of a Chipotle restaurant in Fresno, California, has been rewarded $8 million for wrongful dismissal by a jury. Read More »

Trump pulls US out of Iran nuclear deal, will gas prices rise?


Trade and investment had begun to recover swiftly since the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action signed by Iran, Britain, France , China, Russia, Germany, the USA - and the European Union itself. The Obama administration trusted Iran to make an agreement in good faith, but that trust was misplaced, and the agreement has turned out to be a sham. Read More »

Goldman Sees Oil Exports Giving US Leverage in Iran Sanctions


MOUSE TRAPPED: Walt Disney fell 2.02 percent to $99.73 after the entertainment giant released quarterly results that, while better than analysts had predictable, showed that its ESPN network continued to struggle. It's not clear when an attack could come, nor what form it could take. Harsh economic sanctions made the accord possible because they severely restricted Iran's ability to conduct global banking transactions, sell its oil, purchase technology and keep its economy afloat. Read More »

HSBC and ING Bank Announce Blockchain First


UK-based bank HSBC issued a letter of credit (LoC) for American agricultural commodities trader Cargill to Dutch bank ING . Conventional exchanges for paper-based documentation related to letters of credit usually take between 5-10 days. Read More »

CBS, Viacom had agreed on price for deal before lawsuit, sources say


As permitted under CBS' charter, the network says it could declare a dividend of shares of Class A common stock to all the Company's Class A and Class B stockholders. In a sign that CBS is keeping the door open to negotiations with Redstone , CBS said in its lawsuit that if it is granted an injunction against Redstone , it would agree not to issue the dividend once it approves it, pending further orders from the court. Read More »

BMO Short-Term US Treasury Bond ETF (ZTS)


Over the past week, shares are 0.86%. The stock is performing 17.23% year to date. With these types of results to display analysts, are more optimistic than before, leading 13 of analysts who cover BMO Short-Term US Treasury Bond ETF (NYSE:ZTS) advice their clients to include it in their buy candidate list. Read More »

Centrica 'on track to achieve targets'


Like-for-like direct headcount is expected to be reduced by around 1,000 during this year, after Centrica said in February that it meant to cut a further 4,000 jobs by 2020, citing the price cap and competition. We are making good progress against our cost efficiency targets. "While the outcome of regulations to impose a temporary cap on all default energy tariffs in the United Kingdom remains uncertain, we continue to participate actively in the consultation process". Read More »

Realty Income Corp (NYSE:O) Quarterly Sentiment Report

Adelante Capital Management Llc owns 2.39 million shares or 2.36% of their U.S. portfolio. Realty Income Corp (NYSE:O) institutional sentiment decreased to 1.18 in 2017 Q4. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.64 earnings per share. equities research analysts predict that Agree Realty will post 2.91 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. Read More »

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (NYSE:HPE)

ValuEngine lowered shares of Hewlett Packard Enterprise from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Wednesday, May 2nd. The split was structured so that the old Hewlett-Packard changed its name to HP Inc. Following the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 363,278 shares in the company, valued at $6,023,149.24. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Read More »

WPI inflation shoots to 3.18% in April on costlier fuel, fruits


According to the Commerce Ministry data, the WPI inflation in April 2017 was at 3.85 per cent. The index for Manufacture of Other Transport Equipment group declined by 0.4 per cent to 110.2 from 110.6 for the previous month due to lower price of railway brake gear (4 per cent) and motorcycles (1 per cent). Read More »

CBS Sues National Amusements For Voting Control, Stops Viacom Merger


A committee of independent directors at CBS has called for a meeting May 17 with the intention of issuing a dividend that would dilute the Redstones' NRI voting interest in CBS from approximately 79 to 17 percent. "If consummated, the dividend would enable the company to operate as an independent, non-controlled company and more fully evaluate strategic alternatives". Read More »

Gas prices averaging just below $3


On Sunday , the average gallon of gas cost $2.82 in the Sunshine State, the highest they have been since November 2014. That was followed by Tallahassee and Fort Lauderdale where prices stood at $2.85 per gallon Sunday . The average price per gallon has risen nearly 12 cents, making the new average $2.89/gallon. For live fuel price averages, visit . Read More »

OPEC says oil glut almost gone, makes supply pledge amid Iran worries


Discussing global economic growth, however, OPEC pointed out that "the build-up of potentially disruptive concerns has increased", citing the latest U.S. "This time around, we expect much less of an impact". However, it is still unclear how the market will be affected, as Germany has already said it will protect its companies from USA sanctions. Read More »

PNB scam: CBI files its first charge-sheet


Meanwhile, US firms, controlled by Nirav Modi, have been found to be the recipients of at least $46 million (or over Rs 300 crore) in remittances from Punjab National Bank (PNB) since 2011, show findings of accounting firm BDO's ongoing forensic investigation shared with an American court. Read More »

West Bengal Panchayat polls gets underway


West Bengal is witnessing a very pivotal day from the perspective of state politics as TMC , BJP , CPM, and Congress are fighting it in out in the Panchayat Election . 14/79 in West Bengal's Birpara town. On the other hand, TMC is in a spot to both as they are fighting fake or proxy candidates who are creating hurdles for TMC candidates. Read More »

IShares Russell Top 200 ETF (IWL) Rises 0.67% for May 10


The ETF is 1.66% of its 52-Week High and 24.20% of its low, and is now having ATR of 0.44. The 14-day RSI is now at 35.18, the 7-day stands at 36.53, and the 3-day is sitting at 46.01. A value of 25-50 would support a strong trend. Natl Muni Bond Ishares ETF (MUB)'s Williams Percent Range or 14 day Williams %R now sits at -30.3. The avg volume is 769,720 over the past month for iShares MSCI Pacific ex Japan ETF (NYSEARCA:EPP). Read More »

Walmart's deal to buy Flipkart came with an interesting caveat


Last week, Walmart agreed to buy a 77% stake in Flipkart for $16 billion with the rest being held by minority investors, chiefly Tiger Global Management, Tencent Holdings, Microsoft and co-founder Binny Bansal. Earlier in April, Softbank had pumped in $400 million , while about $45 million came from Alibaba. Now the Economic Times is reporting that SoftBank might not be selling those shares , which it acquired a year ago, after all. Read More »

Pittsburgh Pirates, 5-11


Blanco started in left field and hit at the top of the order on Saturday, but will make way on Sunday for Brando Belt who slides back from first base. Giants: OF Hunter Pence (sprained right thumb) began a rehab assignment at Triple-A Sacramento. After Holland retired pinch hitter Adam Frazier in the top of the seventh, manager Bruce Bochy tabbed Reyes Moronta to replace his starter, who finished the day with four hits allowed and seven strikeouts. Read More »

Tesla Model S rear ends UFA truck


It didn't appear that brakes were applied before the accident, and witnesses didn't see the auto slow before it crashed into the back of a Unified Fire Authority mechanic truck at 60 miles per hour in the town of South Jordan outside of Salt Lake City, reported the local Gephardt Daily . Read More »

German FM Vows Tougher Policy Toward Washington Amid Iran 'Disappointment'


Washington has given European firms doing business in Iran up to six months to wind up investments or risk United States sanctions and they are also forbidden from signing any new contracts with Iran. "That removal is not subject to review", Lavrov said. "It is important to learn about the rules concerning the so called secondary effects, that is, what does it mean for a European company's America business if it continues to do business with Iran", Maas said. Read More »

As of May, 22 Altice USA, Inc. (ATUS) EPS Estimated At $

Trump's decision to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal, and impose harsh sanctions on one of the largest oil producers in the worlds, was predictable to tighten global oil supplies and triggered a strong rally in oil prices . It represents how much the current return is deviating from its predictable historical normal returns. The volume on a stock chart is probably the most misunderstood of all technical indicators used by swing traders. Read More »

Europe to IGNORE Trump's decision to pull out of Iran nuclear deal


When asked if the Israelis had made any concessions in return for attaining a long-held goal, Friedman said, "There was no give and take with Israel with regard to this decision". German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned Thursday of the threat of a potential slide towards outright conflict in the Middle East . Israel annexed the Golan Heights in 1981 after capturing it from Syria in the Six Day War in 1967. Read More »

2015 nuclear deal should have targeted Iran's policies


It reiterated that Iran was preparing to resume "industrial-scale" uranium enrichment "without any restrictions" unless Europe provided solid guarantees that it could maintain trade ties despite renewed U.S. Whatever you think the answers to these are, we can all agree the president hadn't gone through these and dozens of other questions before deciding to pull out. Read More »

Andre 3000 Shares Two Singles For Mother's Day


The longtime musician and performer released two tracks via SoundCloud in commemoration of the holiday - a longer, more free-wheeling instrumental called Look Ma, No Hands , and a shorter, poignant track about his family called Me & My (To Bury Your Parents). Read More »

Boston Dynamics will start to sell robots-dogs


The company is going to work with its manufacturing partners to increase the production of the robot before it starts selling the SpotMini in 2019. Boston Dynamics, the builder of the BigDog robot for the USA military, never ceases to surprise us with its increasingly sophisticated robots. Read More »

Chili's restaurant chain hit with credit and debit card data breach


We are working diligently to address this issue and our priority will continue to be doing what is right for our Guests. Chili's says it is working with third-party forensic experts to understand the details of the incident. The company is advising customers to monitor and check bank and credit card statements. The chain also suggested adding a fraud alert statement to your credit file with the three national credit reporting agencies of Equifax, Experian and TransUnion and placing a ... Read More »

Secretary of State says 'hopeful' US, Europe can strike deal over Iran


Bolton's comments come despite pledges from European leaders across the board that they will uphold the agreement, even after President TrumpDonald John TrumpUS paid Trump's Scottish resort for VIP hotel stays: report Michael Avenatti tweets, then deletes, Fox News booker's phone number Former Trump aide working with Russian company to lift USA sanctions: report MORE announced last week the U.S. Read More »

Iran welcomes stability, security in Armenia: Foreign Ministry spokesman


Davit Tonoyan is Minister of Defense. Armenia's former ambassador to UN Zohrab Mnatsakanyan was appointed Minister of Foreign Affairs. WASHINGTON-Congressional Armenian Caucus leaders congratulated the people of Armenia on the nation's democratic transition this week, joining legislators from around the world in congratulating newly elected Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan and pledging support for closer U.S. Read More »

Cuts Stake in Pfizer (PFE)

Pfizer Inc now has $211.18B valuation. (NYSE: PFE ) rating on Wednesday, January 31. (NYSE:PFE). Old Dominion Cap Mngmt holds 0.21% or 5,980 shares. 7,180 are held by Bancorporation Of Stockton. Pfizer had 14 analyst reports since November 21, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. BMO Capital Markets maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Tuesday, November 21 report. Read More »

Int'l Flavors & Fragrances buys Israel's Frutarom for 7.1 bln United States dollars


Givaudan is expected to post revenue of 5.34 billion Swiss francs ($5.3 billion) this year, not yet taking Naturex into account, analyst estimates collected by Thomson Reuters show. On Thursday, February 15 the stock rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets with " Buy ". Shareholders of record on Monday, June 25th will be issued a dividend of $0.69 per share. Read More »

Pradhan to flag off first lot of Abu Dhabi crude for ISPRL


The Union minister, who is on a three-day visit to the UAE, also said under the Prime Minister Narendra Modi's leadership, their endeavour has been to provide affordable, sustainable and clean cooking fuel, energy and electricity to all and that has also made India an attractive investment spot, especially in the energy sector. Read More »

Nigerian Kicked Out Of Plane With Her Children Sues United Airlines


The Nigerian family was flying from Nigeria to Canada in 2016 when they had to switch planes in Houston. When the passenger refused to give up the seat, Obioma was asked to sit elsewhere. Obioma said, "Excuse me" three times and attempted to make her way to her seat. Queen Obioma filed a federal discrimination suit against United Airlines in Texas, on Friday, claiming that she and her children were kicked off a flight headed to San Francisco on March 4, 2016, and it was racial ... Read More »

Oil prices top $70 for first time since 2014


It would also be hard, he said , to persuade the 28 nations making up the European Union to reject a nuclear agreement that took years to achieve. The sanctions would include a ban over Iran's oil exports as well as restrictions on investments in the country's energy sector. Read More »

US Quits Iran Deal, Expect Saudis to Boost Crude Oil Output


The decision means Iran now faces huge new sanctions on its economy and the Obama administration members are seeing one of their few significant contributions to history vaporize. Many OPEC producers hope that the production limit will be continued through 2019 and the topic will certainly be a key point of debate at June's OPEC meeting. Read More »

Microsoft (MSFT) Posts Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.10 EPS

It has outperformed by 15.57% the S&P500. Cheviot Value Management Llc decreased Microsoft Corp (MSFT) stake by 3.65% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Wainwright. The stock of Wynn Resorts, Limited (NASDAQ:WYNN) earned "Hold" rating by Argus Research on Thursday, September 3. The firm has "Overweight" rating by Morgan Stanley given on Wednesday, February 21. Read More »

Invesco California Value Municipal Income Trust

It's up 0.63, from 0.93 in 2017Q3. WMT's profit would be $3.31B giving it 18.61 P/E if the $1.12 EPS is correct. NAN hit $12.61 during the last trading session after $0.08 change.Currently Nuveen New York Quality Municipal Income Fund is downtrending after 6.63% change in last May 11, 2017. Read More »

Sonny Gray revenge game? A's, Dustin Fowler make former ace pay instead


It'll be exciting. I'm ready to get there."Gray was acquired with global bonus slot money in exchange for Fowler, right-hander James Kaprielian and infielder Jorge Mateo". German did walk two, but he also struck out nine and needed just 84 pitches to get through the six innings. "I just couldn't put it together". He doesn't have a next scheduled start as of yet, but he likely gets the nod on Saturday when the Yankees take on the Athletics . Read More »

Liam Payne calls Cheryl's new music 'nice'


He then told Grimshaw: "Hang on a minute, I'm just finding her". "Don't ask her in the toilet", Grimmy begged while laughing through his hands. "I'll give you a call about it later", joked Cheryl . Maybe I should - do you wanna join me entourage? "If I'm still alive, and I haven't been killed after this phone call, then I'll see you later", Payne replied, adding that he fears "the wrath of the Chez". Read More »

De Lille's removal was incorrectly applied, Mpofu tells the court


Meanwhile, De Lille has said that kicking her out was a victory for the conservative people in the DA who don't want to see transformation in the City of Cape Town. "I will now apply my mind in the coming days to appointing an interim Mayoral Committee that will serve until Council elects a new Executive Mayor", he said. Read More »