Finance


Trustees: Tiny rise in Social Security benefits next year
- June 26, 2016

The official 2017 cost-of-living adjustment won't be determined until the fall. If Congress allows either fund to run dry, millions of Americans, living on fixed incomes would face steep cuts in benefits. He also highlighted the continuing rising cost of prescription medications, which he called "a major driver" in Medicare spending growth. The Medicare program, which provides health coverage for more than 55 million older as well as disabled people, said that the projected growth rate for ... (more...)
The first capital of casinos The first capital of casinos
- June 23, 2016

Las Vegas has many titles, but if we will dig a little deeper, we will find that the desert city in America, probably well-known, but some titles, sadly, is not deserved. It was the Portuguese who decided to open casinos here. The reputation of Macao as the place of the famous casinos, brothels and clans triads selling opium was born in the 18th century. (more...)
Elizabeth Warren Blisters GOP For 'Full-Scale Assault' On The Judicial Branch Elizabeth Warren Blisters GOP For 'Full-Scale Assault' On The Judicial Branch
- June 18, 2016

Warren on Thursday will criticize Republicans for blocking President Barack Obama’s judicial nominees and for “viciously attacking” those picks and sitting judges “at the first sign that they might put the rule of law above devotion to the rich and powerful,” according to advance excerpts of a speech she plans to make at the national convention of the American Constitution Society, a progressive legal organization. (more...)
2-year-old boy killed by alligator at Disney World in Florida
- June 17, 2016

Although authorities have searched diligently since a 2-year-old was attacked at a Disney resort Tuesday night. The boy's father tried and failed to pry his son from the alligator's jaws, leaving him with cuts and scratches, Demings said. (more...)
Pulse nightclub shooter Omar Mateen was security guard for G4S
- June 13, 2016

The attack in which a gunman opened fire at a packed nightclub in Orlando , Florida , is the worst mass shooting in USA history. 53 people were wounded in the rampage, which surpassed the 32 people killed in the 2007 massacre at Virginia Tech University. (more...)
Newell Rubbermaid Inc Sentiment Worsening on Low Stock Potential
- June 02, 2016

Shares of Newell Rubbermaid Inc . They now have a United States dollars 59 price target on the stock. Out of 16 analysts covering Newell Rubbermaid Inc. The stock price demonstrated downbeat change from its 50 day moving average of 39.29 and had been up from its 200 Day Moving Average of 36.31. (NYSE:NWL) shares have recently provided various price target projections on where the stock might be going. (more...)
New Analyst Ratings On Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Inc. (PPHM)
- June 01, 2016

Based on the brokers’ price target of 30, this means Credit Suisse believes there is a potential increase of 9.09% from the current stock price of 27.5. The company's revenue was up 245.8% compared to the same quarter last year. Portola Pharmaceuticals is a biopharmaceutical company developing product candidates that could significantly advance the fields of thrombosis and other hematologic diseases. (more...)
US$24.9 bln Dell buyout underpriced by 22%, court rules US$24.9 bln Dell buyout underpriced by 22%, court rules
- June 01, 2016

By going private after a quarter-century as a publicly traded company, Michael Dell sought more leeway to cut jobs and adopt strategy shifts needed to court high-margin customers spending billions of dollars on data centers. Through what's known as an appraisal suit, they asked the Chancery Court to determine the fair value of their shares at the time. That leaves only about 5.2 million shares eligible for reappraisal, most of which belong to an IL hedge fund called Magnetar Capital LLC. (more...)
A Director at Range Resources Corp. (NYSE: RRC) is Selling Shares
- May 28, 2016

For a firm that has a stock price trending upward, it should raise its payout so as to maintain dividend yield. The mean price target for the stock is set at $2.05 and the upmost price target recommended by the analysts is $5while also low price target recorded at $0.4. (more...)
Gold Slumps To 3-Month Low, Yellen Prefers Rate Hike Gold Slumps To 3-Month Low, Yellen Prefers Rate Hike
- May 28, 2016

Despite the bounce in oil prices and a continued, albeit modest, recovery in lending, inflation was expected to have remained negative in May. The Nasdaq has yet to push into positive territory in 2016. Mr. Stubbs said that inflation is moving in the right direction, financial conditions have improved from the start of the year and there is "good momentum" in the labor market - all green lights, in his view, for another rate increase. (more...)
Tropical storm could form this week off Southeast coast Tropical storm could form this week off Southeast coast
- May 25, 2016

In fact, Hurricane Alex already formed back in January, becoming the first January-born hurricane since the 1950s. Stormy weather off the Bahamas could become a subtropical or tropical storm by Friday and move toward the Southeast coast, federal forecasters said Tuesday. (more...)
Sports Authority closing all stores Sports Authority closing all stores
- May 23, 2016

The company based in Englewood, Colorado, said it will start discounting sneakers, clothing and other goods next week until the end of August. Sports Authority also initiated negotiations with "certain third parties" who made bids on unexpired store leases, according to court documents. (more...)
Recently Changed Price Targets On Pengrowth Energy Corporation (NYSE:PGH)
- May 20, 2016

The average volume for Chesapeake Energy has been 48.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. During the last trading period, the peak price level of the share was $3.89; it means it is top price of day and down price level of the share was $3.59; it means minimum price of the day at which price share traded. (more...)
Prince William, Duchess Kate Middleton Attends Queen Elizabeth's 90th Birthday Celebration
- May 20, 2016

Other performers expected were James Blunt, Andrea Bocelli, Kylie Minogue, Imelda Staunton and Damian Lewis. The Queen is having a massive house party at Windsor Castle, with an extravagant show including 900 horses and 1,500 performers including riders, musicians, and dancers. (more...)
Brick wall optical illusion has the Internet banging its head Brick wall optical illusion has the Internet banging its head
- May 18, 2016

But wait, look again, and again, and perhaps even again. It has been shared millions of times across the internet already - and plenty of Coventry and Warwickshire social media users are getting involved. Are you any closer to working it out yet? At first glance it appears we are looking at a normal wall with a simple small rock embedded between two of the red bricks. (more...)
Hyperloop Technologies Becomes Hyperloop One, To Perform First Major Test This Week Hyperloop Technologies Becomes Hyperloop One, To Perform First Major Test This Week
- May 18, 2016

The company isn't only developing a new technology, it's also pioneering a novel form of high tech transportation that could fill the void left by America's lack of a high-speed train system such as France's TGV. The hyperloops first public test was conducted in the open air and was strictly designed showcase the fundamentals of the propulsion system: “active stator” coils that line the track and react with magnets on the sled to push it forward. (more...)
Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) is Forcing Users with Scheduled Windows 10 Upgrade Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) is Forcing Users with Scheduled Windows 10 Upgrade
- May 18, 2016

Facebook , Messenger, WhatsApp, and other top social applications have recently become a part of the Windows 10 desktop family. In preparation for their availability we have added a new page at Settings System Apps for websites where you will be able to manage them. (more...)
Kelly Ripa Opens Up About Michael Strahan and 'Live!' Drama
- May 17, 2016

With Kelly and Michael in protest of Michael Strahan departing for greener pastures at Good Morning America without actually telling her first. When the soon-to-be graduate said she majored in journalism and media studies, Ripa made a sarcastic swipe, saying: "Oh my gosh, flawless!" At the start of the conversation, Ripa, 45, said to Strahan; 'There's a great article in the paper and I want to get your take on it because I don't have a take on it. (more...)
Crude Oil Prices Today Fall After Saudi Arabia Shakeup
- May 12, 2016

Last month, at the meeting of OPEC and non-OPEC ministers in Doha, he compromised with an agreement to freeze production if Iran agreed State oil giant Saudi Aramco, which could soon become the world's largest listed company, will keep expanding despite low crude prices, its president said Tuesday. (more...)
Massive frozen vegetable recall linked to listeria
- May 10, 2016

Consumers are being asked to take notice of a series of major food recalls . The infection can cause miscarriages, premature delivery, stillbirth and life-threatening infections in newborns if contracted by pregnant women. The company said it was recalling the brand's Watts Brothers Farms Organic Mixed Vegetables, Organic Super Sweet Corn (Yellow/Gold), and Organic Peas, as well as Trader Joe's Organic Super Sweet Corn. (more...)
Exxon Increases Quarterly Dividend After Losing Top Rating Exxon Increases Quarterly Dividend After Losing Top Rating
- May 08, 2016

The company said Wednesday that it would pay a quarterly dividend of 75 cents per share — a 3 percent increase — in June. Exxon Mobil Corporation opened for trading at $87.95 and hit $88.715 on the upside on Wednesday, eventually ending the session at $88.46, with a gain of 0.95% or 0.83 points. (more...)
Clooney, Roberts, Stefani join Carpool Karaoke
- May 08, 2016

Gwen Stefani hopped on James Corden's auto for yet another fun Carpool Karaoke session, and other superstars joined them for the thrilling ride, too. (Also, they like to sing while they do it.) Corden's The Late Late Show has turned this simple observation into massive online success, with the show's YouTube channel recently surpassing 1 billion views. (more...)
Obama nixes pension cuts for Teamsters Obama nixes pension cuts for Teamsters
- May 06, 2016

Later, town hall meetings were held in several major cities across the country, including Detroit and Milwaukee, allowing retirees to speak their minds. Retirees and pension advocate groups have offered alternative ideas, including plans that involved federal funding and a call for negotiations on a new rescue plan that involves retirees themselves in the planning. (more...)
Prince William And Kate Middleton Share Pre-birthday Photos Of Princess Charlotte
- May 03, 2016

On Monday, a spokesperson for Prince William and Kate Middleton released a statement thanking fans for all the well-wishes and gifts that they have received for their little girl. In one sweet photo , Charlotte , all decked out in a pretty pink outfit (including tights and a bow!), happily pushes along a toy cart full of blocks while out in a field. (more...)
Solar-Powered Plane Resumes Around-the-World Journey
- May 03, 2016

The spindly, single-seat experimental aircraft dubbed Solar Impulse 2 took off just after 5 a.m. local time from San Francisco on a flight that will take it over the Mojave Desert before its planned arrival in Phoenix shortly before 9:30 p.m. (more...)