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Confederations Cup: Ronaldo strikes as Portugal down Russia Confederations Cup: Ronaldo strikes as Portugal down Russia
- June 24, 2017

The Oceania champions took a shock lead when Clayton Lewis threaded his pass between two defenders to Wood, who coolly fired home on 42 minutes. Russian Federation are third in the group with three points and New Zealand occupy last spot, having lost both their games. (more...)
Is the Needle Ready to Move For Enable Midstream Partners LP (ENBL)?
- June 23, 2017

Crawford Investment Counsel Inc increased Verizon Communications Inc (VZ) stake by 6.67% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. The Texas-based Cushing Asset Management L P has invested 2.83% in EQT Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:EQM). 1,273 are owned by Eqis Cap Inc. So are analysts giving the Buy signal at this juncture? Therefore 64% are positive. 4,094 were reported by Rockefeller Fincl Svcs. (more...)
GOP-run House poised to roll back post-2008 financial rules GOP-run House poised to roll back post-2008 financial rules
- June 21, 2017

Congressman Steve Knight (R-Palmdale) was one of the 233 Republicans to vote in favor of the bill , with all but Rep. Walter Jones (R-North Carolina) voting with the party. It also would eliminate the Labor Department's fiduciary rule, which requires brokers to act in the best interest of clients when providing advice about retirement. (more...)
United Kingdom election: Brexit plans in disarray
- June 20, 2017

May's party won 318 seats, 12 fewer than it had before the snap election, and eight short of the 326 needed for an outright majority. Timothy said he took responsibility for the Conservative manifesto, including a plan for elderly social care that caused a backlash among many core voters. (more...)
Johanna Konta into Aegon Open final after win over Magdalena Rybarikova Johanna Konta into Aegon Open final after win over Magdalena Rybarikova
- June 18, 2017

The 20-year-old Vekic came through a close encounter with former Roland Garros finalist Lucie Safarova 7-6 (7/5), 3-6, 7-6 (7/4), after two hours and 50 minutes. "I'm looking to constantly improve and evolve as a player, regardless of surface", Konta said in her post-match press conference. She added: "I was able to deal with the conditions well". (more...)
Walmart to acquire online men's clothing retailer Bonobos for $310M Walmart to acquire online men's clothing retailer Bonobos for $310M
- June 18, 2017

For the transaction, Citi is serving as financial adviser to Bonobos , with Fenwick & West LLP acting as its legal adviser, while Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP and Hogan Lovells are serving as legal advisers to Walmart . In this role, Dunn will create new products for consumers and discover new channels through which they can buy them. Customers took to Bonobos' social media pages in droves - and the vast majority were not happy about the deal. (more...)
Sensex, Nifty open on flat-to-positive note in early trade Sensex, Nifty open on flat-to-positive note in early trade
- June 18, 2017

London's FTSE edged higher 0.06 per cent. The NSE 50-share Nifty also eased by 10.15 points, or 0.11 per cent, at 9,653.75 at 1100 hours. In 30-share Sensex , TCS dipped the most by plunging 3.59 per cent to Rs 2,521.50 after brokerage firm Nomura cut its rating to "reduce" from "neutral". (more...)
Verizon Closes The Yahoo Deal; Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer Resigns Verizon Closes The Yahoo Deal; Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer Resigns
- June 15, 2017

Oath , headed by AOL's chief executive, Tim Armstrong , will have about 1.3 billion monthly users, and Verizon hopes to use its range of content and new forms of advertising to attract more viewers and marketers as it competes against Google and Facebook. (more...)
Uber CEO to take leave, leadership team to run company Uber CEO to take leave, leadership team to run company
- June 14, 2017

Driver screening . Questions about Uber's screening process have emerged amid assaults by drivers. Uber must hire people who "don't have the harassment state of mind", Schipani said. This is particularly valuable in the testing phase of autonomous vehicle deployment, because Uber has a big, worldwide network in place. Willingly or under duress, he has indeed been assembling a stronger leadership team, one whose composition is pointedly aimed at correcting the cultural diseases that have ... (more...)
Yahoo completes sale of operating business to Verizon; Marissa Mayer resigns
- June 14, 2017

The question left hanging this week, as Marissa Mayer turns out the lights for the last time at Yahoo and it is officially swallowed up by Verizon Communications, is why an internet pioneer with more than a billion users and spectacular name recognition was unable to remain independent. (more...)
Wellington Management Group LLP Boosts Position in AstraZeneca plc (AZN)
- June 13, 2017

It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. About 2.26 million shares traded. It closed at $27.99 lastly. Karpus Management Inc has invested 0.1% in Anglo Pacific Group plc (LON:APF). The stock of Pets at Home Group PLC (LON:PETS) has "Buy" rating given on Friday, March 18 by HSBC. AstraZeneca plc now has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average price target of $35.84. (more...)
British Airways IT crash leaves thousands stranded; outsourcing to India blamed British Airways IT crash leaves thousands stranded; outsourcing to India blamed
- June 13, 2017

The airline said it was running a full schedule at London's Gatwick airport on Monday and planned to operate all its long-haul flights from Heathrow, although some short-haul flights had been canceled. The GMB said the disruption could have been prevented if the beleaguered airline had not cut "hundreds of dedicated and loyal" IT staff and contracted the work to India in 2016. (more...)
OPEC May output highest since January OPEC May output highest since January
- June 09, 2017

The faster than expected increase in gasoline inventories surprised investors, as the summer months are traditionally associated with the start of the US summer driving season, which usually spurs heavier refining activity. "U.S. commercial crude oil inventories (excluding those in the Strategic Petroleum Reserve) increased by 3.3 million barrels from the previous week", the weekly report said . (more...)
Rahul Gandhi Defies Order, Attempts To Visit Mandsaur, Gets Arrested By Police Rahul Gandhi Defies Order, Attempts To Visit Mandsaur, Gets Arrested By Police
- June 09, 2017

He was accompanied by Sharad Yadav, Senior leader of SP, Digvijay Singh and many local leaders. Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Bhupendra Singh confirmed today the death of five farmers in the clashes was because of police firing, which he had vehemently denied earlier. (more...)
Fisker has released more images of its Tesla Model 3 rival Fisker has released more images of its Tesla Model 3 rival
- June 09, 2017

Fisker has released new teaser photos of the the upcoming 400 mile range Fisker EMotion , which is going to debut later this month on June 30. Company founder Henrik Fisker and the design team were inspired by the world of racing to add distinct design elements. (more...)
CT House votes for final tribes' casino approval in East Windsor
- June 08, 2017

The casino bill was previously voted in the state Senate . The state had required a greater level of health coverage for MMA than for boxing, as well as a gross-receipts tax that the bill repeals. The Mohegan and Mashantucket Pequot Tribes have argued that the East Windsor gaming establishment is necessary to protect the state's economy and revenue from competition posed by MGM Springfield. (more...)
Anthem signs value-based care agreement with Premier Health Anthem signs value-based care agreement with Premier Health
- June 08, 2017

The president lashed into ObamaCare on Tuesday by citing a recent report that shows premiums have increased in Alaska by as much at 203 percent and pointing out that another major insurance company just left the health care exchange in Ohio. (more...)
She Prodded Her Boyfriend to Kill Himself. He Did
- June 07, 2017

According to BuzzFeed , Roy had reportedly gotten out of his auto after starting his suicide attempt, but Carter allegedly told him to "get back in". They also said that the state has no laws criminalizing assisted suicide and that Roy was already predisposed to suicide because of his mental illness. (more...)
Latest Stocks: Analysts Set Rolls-Royce Holding PLC (RR) PT at $697.60
- June 07, 2017

The company was upgraded on Wednesday, January 25 by Deutsche Bank. The firm has "Overweight" rating given on Friday, November 6 by Barclays Capital. The stock of Nexstar Media Group Inc (NASDAQ:NXST) earned "Outperform" rating by Barrington Research on Tuesday, December 22. (more...)
May Avoids Debate As Labour Cuts Tory Lead May Avoids Debate As Labour Cuts Tory Lead
- June 06, 2017

Theresa May's Conservative Party is just 3 points ahead of Jeremy Corbyn's Labour in a poll published Thursday, a week before the United Kingdom election. Corbyn, a 68-year-old peace campaigner, has been pulling in big crowds at rallies across the country despite warnings from opponents in his own party that he is leading Labour to the worst defeat in its history. (more...)
Golden State Warriors' Steve Kerr returns to coach Game 2
- June 05, 2017

Golden State, which swept its way into the NBA Finals , have won 13 straight in the playoffs this season and ESPN's BPI is giving the Stephen Curry-led squad an 85-percent chance to win Game 2. At the time of his news conference, Kerr said he hadn't informed his players of his decision. "I'm better than where I was a couple of weeks ago, and I've put together a couple of good days, so let's go." Kerr explained why he was stepping away from the team during the Portland series. (more...)
Trump slip up in Saudi Arabia speech blamed on exhaustion
- June 03, 2017

The announcement came from the World Bank President Jim Yong Kim as the Trump family visited Saudi Arabia . His harsh campaign rhetoric on Muslims stirred concern in the Islamic world. He was expected to tell governments they need to do more to stamp out religious intolerance and extremism. "But there was not a single sign that there was any effort at incursion, there wasn't anything". (more...)
US stocks end at records for 2nd straight day US stocks end at records for 2nd straight day
- June 03, 2017

The S&P 500 (. SPX ) was flat at 2,430.12, slightly easing from an all-time high of 2433.37. After an hour of trading, the S&P 500 was up one-and-a-half points at 2,431 while the Dow Jones average was 18 points to the good at 21,163. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/treasury-yields-decline-after-weaker-than-expected-jobs-report-2017-06-02) fell 4 basis points to 2.17% after the jobs report, declining below its 200-day moving average for the first ... (more...)
Totti leaves future uncertain before final match with Roma Totti leaves future uncertain before final match with Roma
- May 29, 2017

Totti spoke of his love for the fans and how he was "afraid" of what the future may hold for him. "I can't tell you in a few words how much these colors meant, mean and will always mean to me". But Spalletti, who has been linked to the vacant coach's position at Inter Milan following the recent sacking of Stefano Pioli, said he won't rain on Totti's parade. (more...)
Stable gas prices expected to boost Memorial Day road trips Stable gas prices expected to boost Memorial Day road trips
- May 27, 2017

The least expensive gas price averages in Tennessee were in Chattanooga at $2.02 and Johnson City/Kingsport/Bristol at $2.06. "This year, unlike in many recent years, prices have remained relatively stable as Memorial Day approaches". Historically low crude oil prices have worked in consumer's favor this year. Ohio's prices lowered by 22 cents, IN by 13 cents, 9 cents IN IL and 8 cents IN MI. (more...)