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BT overhauls consumer business with bid to combine mobile and broadband


BT's Ultrafast broadband comes with a unique guarantee of speeds of more than 100Mbps. This latest technology will harness the power of EE's 4G network and BT's fixed fibre to offer customers fast speeds and a more reliable connection. Last week, the former state monopoly said it will slash 13,000 jobs , having reported flat or declining sales in all areas of its business - except in BT Consumer, with revenues up 3 per cent to £5bn and EE, where sales increased 4 per to £5.3bn. Read More »

Malaysia to remove GST on June 1


At the same time, registered businesses are still subjected to all current regulations", said the Ministry. The ministry's announcement comes nearly a week after the Pakatan Harapan (PH) coalition took over as federal government. "Indeed, the repeal of GST, while only marginally negative for the fiscal deficit, will be a boon for consumers, who have been upset that they bear the burden of poor fiscal management and came out to vote against the establishment", she adds. Read More »

Tesla Model X tows Boeing 787 Dreamliner


The distance was enough for the Tesla to break a new Guiness World Record for the heaviest tow by an electric passenger vehicle. The two companies met on a Melbourne Airport taxiway for the challenge. Cars towing airplanes isn't really out-of-the-box thinking. Joining the league, the popular German brand, Porsche beat the record with its Cayenne S Diesel that pulled a 285-tonne Airbus A380 for 73 meters in 2017. Read More »

Amazon Replicates Facebook, Microsoft, Partners Startup Built on Ethereum (ETH) Blockchain


All in all, the decision means that Amazon joins the considerable number of technology giants who have already explored what blockchain has to offer, including Microsoft or Facebook. "We look forward to continuing our work with Verizon as their preferred public cloud provider, helping them to continually transform their business and innovate on behalf of their customers", Mike Clayville, AWS's VP of Worldwide Commercial Sales, said in a statement. Read More »

Paddy Power in talks to tie-up with FanDuel


Paddy Power Betfair also explained that the negotiations are centred around combining its existing operations with the local DFS operator, which already has a good presence in the county, in order to create a joint venture that would target the possibilities in the U.S. Read More »

JPMorgan Chase (AMJ) Short Interest Down 31.8% in April

Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 74.59% of the company's stock. Chickasaw Cap Mngmt Ltd Liability Corp reported 1,975 shares. JP Morgan Chase has $136 highest and $108.0 lowest target. P/E and P/B ratios both are used on a regular basis by the investor to measure the value of the company and to get the right amount of the share. Ar Asset Mgmt, a California-based fund reported 81,334 shares. Read More »

Tencent Revenue Growth Strong, But Adjusted Earnings Miss


Revenue reached 73.53 billion yuan, up 48 per cent from the same time past year, driven by online advertising, online games and messaging services. Revenue from Value Added Services, which includes online games and messaging, rose 34 percent to 46.9 billion yuan. Read More »

Novartis Says General Counsel to Retire After Cohen Payments


Swiss pharmaceutical giant Novartis on May 16 announced the retirement of its top legal expert, as he apologized in a statement for payments made by the firm to Donald Trump's personal lawyer Michael Cohen. "With the recent change in administration, Novartis believed that Michael Cohen could advise the company as to how the Trump administration might approach certain United States healthcare policy matters, including the Affordable Care Act", Novartis said in a statement to Business ... Read More »

Volvo's the latest to ditch diesel


Diesel's demise in Europe, the main market for the engine type, is accelerating with Volvo Cars saying it won't be offered for the upcoming S60 sedan as the shift to electrified cars takes shape. Last month, Volvo Cars reinforced its electrification strategy, by stating that it aims for fully electric cars to make up 50 per cent of its global sales by 2025. Read More »

IShares MSCI Pacific ex Japan ETF (EPP) Declines 1.23% for May 15

Having a sound plan before investing can help ease the burden of knowing that markets can sometimes do insane things without any rhyme or reason. Often times, the stock market will be affected by political, social, or economic events. A score of nine indicates a high value stock, while a score of one indicates a low value stock. One of the most popular ratios is the "Return on Assets" (aka ROA). Read More »

Delta plans new services as deal ends Gulf acrimony


It asserts that Emirates and US airlines already issue such reports. UAE said it agreed to ensure financial transparency, and when Etihad Airways' restructuring is complete it will issue regular financial statements as Emirates does. UAE airlines now serve 12 U.S. gateways with 131 flights a week and supporters of the Gulf carriers estimate the services generate tens of billions of dollars into both economies and support hundreds of thousands of jobs. Read More »

Fuel prices up 2 days in row after K'taka polls


Petrol prices in other metros too were at a new high on Tuesday - Rs 77.65 in Kolkata, Rs 82.79 in Mumbai and Rs 77.77 in Chennai, according to Indian Oil Corporation . The rise in global oil prices will hit a sore spot for South African motorists as yet another substantial fuel price hike is on the cards for the end of May. Read More »

How Analysts Rated NXP Semiconductors NV (NASDAQ:NXPI) Last Week?


A total of 2,882,036 shares exchanged hands during the intra-day trade contrast with its average trading volume of 6.44M shares, while its relative volume stands at 2.98. The rating was maintained by Topeka Capital Markets with "Buy" on Friday, February 5. The firm has "Hold" rating by Jefferies given on Monday, February 12. Read More »

Neuer finds place in Germany's preliminary squad


Yet there is no place for striker Sandro Wagner, Robert Lewandowski's back-up at Bayern Munich , who helped Germany win the Conferderations Cup in Russian Federation past year. "This is a big responsibility to continue developing players", the 58-year-old said after German football association, or DFB, president Reinhard Grindel said they had agreed to extend their current deal by 2 more years. Read More »

Japan's economy just shrunk for the first time in over 2 years


The surprise quarterly decline saw the seasonally-adjusted annual rate decline to -0.6%, below the -0.2% level forecast by economists. Private consumption accounts for about 60% of Japan's economic activity. Economists don't expect the period of contraction to last long. The capital spending figures may presage data due on Thursday that is forecast to show core machinery orders, a leading indicator of capital expenditure, fell in March for the first time in three months. Read More »

Cowen Begins Coverage on Kulicke and Soffa Industries (KLIC)

Most company stocks have very little volatility. Its current ratio is 5.7. Currently Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc . The stock's price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months is 1.92 and price to book ratio for the most recent quarter is 1.97, whereas price to cash per share for the most recent quarter are 2.58. Read More »

Europeans must guarantee benefits to Iran of nuclear deal - Zarif


But now, Trump says the USA will withdraw from the global nuclear agreement. US President Donald Trump announces his decision on the Iran nuclear deal in the Diplomatic Reception Room at the White House on May 8, 2018 . The semi-official Fars news agency, believed to be close to the Revolutionary Guard, dismissed Netanyahu's speech as a "propaganda show". Total volume traded was about 9 percent above the 100-day average. Read More »

How major USA stock indexes fared Tuesday


Bond prices fell, sending yields higher, after the government reported a solid increase in USA retail sales last month. The yield, a barometer for mortgage rates and other financial instruments, has jumped recently on signs of rising inflation, which sparked market speculation for more rate hikes later this year. Read More »

ZPG (ZPG) Rating Reiterated by Liberum Capital

State Bank Of Ny Mellon Corp holds 0% of its portfolio in RDI REIT P.L.C. (LON:RDI) for 67,332 shares. Moreover, Jacobs Levy Equity Management Inc has 0.01% invested in the company for 754,600 shares. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank on Thursday, January 14 with "Buy". BMO Capital Markets maintained Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) on Tuesday, December 12 with "Buy" rating. Read More »

'EU paid Airbus $18bn in illegal subsidies'


This landmark ruling by the WTO Appellate Body is the final decision in this case, which was initiated in 2006. Deciding on a case first opened in 2004, the appellate body found Airbus paid a lower interest rate on financing to develop the A350XWB aircraft than it would have gotten in the open market. Read More »

Mo Salah: Egyptian's unbelievable season in numbers


A top-four finish is the least Liverpool would expect to achieve given their performances throughout the season. According to Opta, Liverpool's prolific marksman Salah tallied 24.34 xG in the Premier League this season, but netted 32 times for a difference of +7.66. Read More »

UK Jobless Rate Lowest Since 1975


There were 1.42 million unemployed people 46,000 fewer than for October to December 2017 and 116,000 fewer than for a year earlier while 32.34 million people were in work, 197,000 more than for October to December 2017 and 396,000 more than for a year earlier. Read More »

Twitter to hide comments identified as 'trolling' from users


It is to hide potentially trolling behaviour from users - while the material itself will remain on the platform. "What we're talking about today are troll-like behaviors that distort and detract from the public conversation on Twitter, particularly in communal areas like conversations and search", wrote David Gasca, Twitter's product manager for health. Read More »

Peru captain Paolo Guerrero to miss 2018 World Cup


Peru , who have made it to the World Cup qualification for the first time since dating way back in 1982, will be playing the group stage round with Australia , Denmark and France in Group C in Russian Federation. Guerrero, whose lawyers argued that the Benzoylecgonine was accidentally consumed in tea, plays his club football for Brazilian outfit Flamengo . The CAS panel confirmed the existence of an ADRV [anti-doping rule violation] committed by Mr Guerrero, but also accepted that he ... Read More »

Gas prices are rising


AAA Oklahoma Spokesperson Leslie Gamble attributes the increase to supply and demand as well as the White House's decision to re-impose sanctions on Iran. "AAA predicts that the national average may reach $3/gallon this summer, especially if crude oil prices continue to increase". Woodward now averages about $2.60 per gallon. Read More »

Crude oil prices may continue to roil world

President Donald Trump is set to announce Tuesday whether the US will waive sanctions against Iran as part of landmark nuclear agreement or exit the deal, a move that experts and officials have said could have a huge impact on oil and gas prices. Read More »

Amazon Go stores are coming to Chicago and San Francisco


The company confirmed Monday that Amazon Go stores would open in the two cities, but didn't say when. Remember the Amazon Go store in Seattle? There are still no more announcements about when future stores will be ready for the general public, but real-estate tracker Curbed has hunted down the locations selected by Amazon. Read More »

Damaged Picasso Painting Pulled From Auction


It happened over the weekend at Christie's auction house during preparation to be sold. Because of the restoration value of the painting crashed to 50 million. Bloomberg reports that Christie's removed another Picasso painting from the auction owned by Wynn, which was a 1964 portrait of a woman with a cat valued at about $25 to $35 million. Read More »

Tesla with Autopilot slams into truck stopped at red light


Musk also said that the company would continue to hire hourly and salaried positions for Model 3 production. While those crashes could raise concerns about the safety of Tesla's products, the more immediate threat to the company's viability is lagging Model 3 production at its Fremont, California assembly plant. Read More »

The Home Depot (HD) Received $195.04 Average Target Price from Brokerages


Oakwood Capital Ltd Liability Ca has 29,899 shares. Green Valley Ltd Liability Corp stated it has 461,885 shares or 4.17% of all its holdings. Lpl Fincl Limited Co reported 37,389 shares. It has outperformed by 7.39% the S&P500. For a total of 100 shares it reduced its holding in Spdr S&P Midcap 400 Etf Tr (MDY) by 9,863 shares in the quarter, and has cut its stake in Ishares Tr (IJH). Read More »

BJP surges in Karnataka, Congress stunned


The Janata Dal-Secular of former Prime Minister H.D. Dewe Gowda, which has been expected to play the role of a kingmaker in the event of a hung Assembly, was leading in 43 seats. India Today-Axis My India surveyed 70,574 voters in all the 222 assemblies that went to polls. The Congress won 122 seats and the BJP 40 seats in the last state election in 2013. Read More »

NY Regulator Approves Zcash Trading On Gemini Cryptocurrency Exchange


The announcement came as a surprise and had a huge impact on Cash's price. The current market cap of litecoin is more than $8 billion, while the privacy-centered digital currency Zcash has a market valuation of more than $1 billion. Zcash can be purchased on these cryptocurrency exchanges:, Crex24, Allcoin, BCEX, Mercatox, Cryptohub, Tux Exchange, Trade Satoshi, HitBTC, YoBit, BX Thailand, Braziliex, OTCBTC, The Rock Trading,, Sistemkoin, GOPAX, Binance, C2CX, Huobi, ... Read More »

EU's Barnier fires new warning on June Brexit deadline


London has committed to avoid a "hard border" with checkpoints between Northern Ireland and Ireland, which all sides agree is vital to maintaining the 1998 Good Friday peace accords. The European Union urged the United Kingdom to accelerate the Brexit - the exit from the EU if London is going to have time to complete the main part of this process this autumn. Read More »

Ed Sheeran Emerges Highest British Music Earner In 2017


Ed Sheeran made a whopping 28 million pounds a year ago, putting his total net worth up to 80 million pounds. His wealth has grown more than any other British musician thanks to his mega-hit album Divide . According to the BBC , the rest of the list includes Rolling Stones singer and guitarist Mick Jagger and Keith Richards , the heirs of late Beatle George Harrison , former Beatle Ringo Starr , and Sting . Read More »

Colao says ciao to Vodafone after a decade in the hotseat


The FTSE blue-chip benchmark was broadly flat by 0840 GMT while Vodafone shares, index heavyweights, were the worst performer with a 2.5 percent fall. "Losses continued in India as service revenue declined 18.7 per cent as a result of intense price competition from the new entrant, aggressive competitor responses and a significant reduction in MTRs (mobile termination rates)", Vodafone said. Read More »

SPDR S&P Health Care Equipment ETF (XHE) Rises 0.19% for May 13


Using the ADX with the Plus Directional Indicator (+DI) and Minus Directional Indicator (-DI) may help determine the direction of the trend as well as the overall momentum. The Williams Percent Range or Williams %R is an additional technical indicator worth taking a look at. The Williams %R fluctuates between 0 and -100 measuring whether a security is overbought or oversold. Read More »

Kaspersky to move user data to new Swiss centre by end


Last October, the Moscow-headquartered company launched a worldwide transparency effort after the U.S. claimed that the company had given Russian security agencies backdoor access to secretive data. The move is part of Kaspersky Lab's transparency initiative that was announced in September. In a statement , Kaspersky Lab said it would will relocate its "software build conveyer" - a set of programming tools used to assemble ready to use software from source code - to Zurich. Read More »

Seattle To Vote on Controversial Head Tax on Amazon, Others


Amazon's growth is viewed as a factor in the area's skyrocketing housing costs. The mayor has expressed concern about the potential ramifications on workers in the building and retail industries if Amazon permanently pulls the plug on its planned construction in Seattle . Read More »

OIC condemns US embassy move to Jerusalem


For Palestinians , the violence in Gaza is a manifestation of pent-up frustration and anger surrounding the hope for peace. It was the bloodiest day in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict since a 2014 Gaza war. The blockade has also been marked with violent conflict between Israel and Gaza's ruling party Hamas , which is considered a terrorist group by the U.S. Read More »

Oil slips from multi-year highs as USA rig count rises


Brent crude futures were at US$77.23 per barrel at 0705 GMT, down 24 U.S. cents, or 0.3%, from their last close. Outside OPEC, soaring USA crude oil production could help to fill Iran's supply gap. Nonetheless, speculators wasted no time in positioning themselves ahead of the future shortage. At 11:20 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, both WTI and Brent prices were surging almost 3 percent, with Brent touching $77 a barrel, following President Trump's withdrawal from the Iran deal and EIA's weekly ... Read More »

Guillermo del Toro and Netflix team up on new horror series


Guillermo's animated series Trollhunters is now streaming on Netflix. The streaming giant has handed out a straight-to-series order for Guillermo del Toro's 10 After Midnight , an individual episodic horror anthology from the Oscar victor behind The Shape of Water . Read More »

Rhetoric over USA exit from Iran deal rises


Rawat said in a statement . In response, Asia's petroleum refiners are struggling to locate alternative supplies in order to cope with the renewed US sanctions against Iran. The original 2015 agreement had lifted sanctions in exchange for Tehran limiting its nuclear programme. During the last round of sanctions prior to the nuclear deal, Iran's oil supplies fell by around one million barrels per day. Read More »

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 »