Finance


Toshiba books loss on its USA nuclear operations
- December 28, 2016

Potential losses reported by domestic media have ranged from 100 billion yen to 500 billion yen ($850 million to $4.3 billion). Toshiba said the possible write-down was related to the valuation of the purchase by its US subsidiary Westinghouse Electric of a USA nuclear service company. (more...)
Romanian president rejects proposal for first female and Muslim PM
- December 28, 2016

Andrei Ţăranu, a political analyst, said: "In the absence of any explanations by the president, I suppose that his rejection is linked to questions of national security and because the United States would not have been very keen". "Coming up with a second proposal is pointless", Dragnea said. The PSD, which has yet to comment on the issue, had put forward Shhaideh after its sweeping election victory on December 11 when it won 45 percent of the vote. (more...)
Grades: Detroit Pistons rout Cleveland Cavaliers
- December 28, 2016

The loss ends a five game win streak for the Cavaliers, who at 23-7 hold a 1.5 game lead for first place in the East. I thought from the Golden State game to today's game, we had good, overall efforts in both of them and were able to come away with a victory today. (more...)
Amazon have best ever holiday season this year Amazon have best ever holiday season this year
- December 28, 2016

This was followed by the Amazon Fire TV stick media streamer then the Amazon Fire tablet, and then the Amazon Echo speaker as the next top sellers. According to Amazon, sales of the Echo family of devices was up more than nine times over last year's holiday period, with the Echo and Echo Dot doing particularly well. (more...)
Trump to dissolve foundation now under investigation
- December 28, 2016

Trump took to Twitter late Monday night to complain that he'd given "millions" to his charity - breezing over the fact that he hasn't done so for almost a decade - while ripping media coverage of the organization he plans to disband as he heads into the White House. (more...)
Oil prices steady as investors wait for production cuts to roll out
- December 28, 2016

West Texas Intermediate for February delivery rose 20 cents to $53.22 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange at 11:50 a.m.in Dubai after climbing as much as 0.6 percent earlier. Last week, Libya said that recently revived pipelines could add 270,000 barrels a day to production. Another factor that could thwart OPEC's goal to tamp down global supply would be steady growth from the U.S. (more...)
Iraqi forces capture 46 neighbourhoods in Mosul amid ISIS retreat
- December 28, 2016

The roughly 5,200 US troops presently stationed in Iraq are part of an worldwide coalition helping local forces retake the third of their country seized by Islamic State more than two and a half years ago. A U.S. battlefield commander told Reuters on Monday that Iraqi forces would resume their offensive in coming days in a new phase of the operation that will see United States troops deployed closer to the front line inside the city. (more...)
Proteas hold aces, but Sri Lanka still in it Proteas hold aces, but Sri Lanka still in it
- December 28, 2016

It took Sri Lanka just four more overs to dismiss Keshav Maharaj (0), Kyle Abbott (0) and Quinton de Kock (37) to wrap up South Africa for 286. Captain Mathews defied the potent Proteas attack for nearly two hours, scoring 39, before Kagiso Rabada finally gained some success by bowling a fuller length, drawing an edge which was snapped up by Dean Elgar at third slip. (more...)
ECB Says Monte Dei Paschi Needs EUR 8.8 Bln Bailout
- December 28, 2016

The Italian government approved a Euro 20 billion package on December 23 to support the country's embattled banking sector. In its reply, the ECB said it had calculated the capital it believed the bank needed on the basis of a shortfall emerging from European stress test of large lenders earlier this year. (more...)
Iran Says It Will Pay Half Price For Boeing Planes Iran Says It Will Pay Half Price For Boeing Planes
- December 27, 2016

Boeing announced in June that it had signed a deal with Iran Air, the largest contract with an American company since the 1979 Iranian revolution. Chicago-based Boeing received permission from the USA government to move forward with the deal in September, though Republicans in Congress have made efforts to block it. (more...)
Ku Klux Klan documentary canceled at A&E
- December 27, 2016

With all of the bad publicity--and now this monetary issue coming to light, it's easy to see why A&E has chose to cancel the project. But the recipients of these payments distinguish this situation from almost every other previous series. The trailer, looking to underscore the series' ambitions, opened with the on-screen lines: "In the KKK hatred is passed down as legacy". Actor Wendell Pierce called for a boycott on Twitter, but he walked that back a little bit after being assured by the ... (more...)
How to ship your Goodwill donation for free How to ship your Goodwill donation for free
- December 27, 2016

Fill up one of the cardboard boxes you have lying around the home with some of these old toys and donate them to Goodwill using the free shipping program. The free shipping is great, of course, but the free pickup is what makes this program so easy; there's no reason not to do it. Say you order a dress from Amazon. (more...)
Hanukkah, Christmas meet in quirk of the calendars Hanukkah, Christmas meet in quirk of the calendars
- December 26, 2016

The starting date on the western calendar varies from year to year, but usually falls between late November and late December. "When the Holy Temple was reclaimed, it is said that there was very little oil to light the Hanukkiah, the nine-branched candelabrum, which needed to stay lit for eight days". (more...)
Russian plane, carrying 91, crashes over Black Sea Russian plane, carrying 91, crashes over Black Sea
- December 26, 2016

A Russian military plane carrying at least 91 passengers has crashed into the Black Sea, according to local media, citing the Russian Defense Ministry. It was conducting a routine flight to Russia's Hmeimim airbase outside the coastal Syrian city of Latakia, the ministry said. Here's a 2009 concert performance by the Alexandrov Ensemble. (more...)
Boxing Day Test security under review Boxing Day Test security under review
- December 25, 2016

We know the value of this Test. It is perhaps surprising that Starc has not played a Boxing Day Test, for it feels that he has been a fixture in the side for many years. According to the proposed itinerary, matches against New Zealand will take place in the first week of March, while the four-nation tournament is will take place at the end of the same month. (more...)
Deutsche Bank reaches $7.2 billion deal with USA over toxic mortgages Deutsche Bank reaches $7.2 billion deal with USA over toxic mortgages
- December 25, 2016

The deal compares with the Justice Department's opening request of $14 billion, which the firm has said it expected to whittle down. The suit names two of its former executives - Paul K. Deutsche Bank's settlement is significantly lower than the $14 billion originally demanded by the Justice Department three months ago. Deutsche Bank and Credit Suisse have agreed to pay a combined $12.5 billion (£10.2 billion) to settle a USA probe into the alleged sale of toxic loans, ending months ... (more...)
General Motors Fined $29 Million by China for Allegedly Manipulating Prices General Motors Fined $29 Million by China for Allegedly Manipulating Prices
- December 25, 2016

The Shanghai Price Bureau alleged that GM's Chinese joint venture SAIC General Motors improperly hurt competition by setting minimum prices with its dealers on certain Cadillac, Chevy and Buick models. Trump questioned why the US should continue to observe a "One China" policy unless Beijing is willing to make concessions on policies that obstruct American interests. (more...)
Firefighters remind decorators to practice fire safety this holiday season
- December 25, 2016

The two people inside escaped but went to the hospital with smoke inhalation. During this holiday season, ABC17 has not seen any reports of Christmas tree fires. Trees that have dried out over several weeks burn faster than fresh, well-watered trees. Place the tree in a non-tip style holder with wide feet. ¯ Use the proper lights. (more...)
Chelsea confirm Oscar move to Shanghai SIPG Chelsea confirm Oscar move to Shanghai SIPG
- December 24, 2016

With Shanghai SIPG, Oscar will officially rake in the world's third largest football salary, trailing only Cristiano Ronaldo and Messi. He added: "When you're in the Premier League you're competing with the best and that means a lot more than money". (more...)
Oil prices hold around $52 ahead of the holidays Oil prices hold around $52 ahead of the holidays
- December 24, 2016

Brent crude oil which is at United States dollars 54.86 per barrel has fallen 0.35 per cent according to the report that came at 1.40 am EST. "The announcements coming from Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Iraq, and Russian Federation are all encouraging signs that they will abide by the cut and hopefully other countries will follow suit", OPEC member Kuwait's oil minister Essam Abdul Mohsen Al-Marzouq told reporters. (more...)
Libyan Plane Hijacked To Malta, Passengers Released Libyan Plane Hijacked To Malta, Passengers Released
- December 24, 2016

The Afriqiyah Airways plane from Libya stands on the tarmac at Malta's Luqa International airport on Friday. He remained in place until he was overthrown and killed during a 2011 uprising supported by Western airstrikes. In a series of tweets , the 42-year-old politician alerted the world to the hijacking of the Afriqiyah Airways flight with 118 on board. Maltese authorities deployed security units around the plane, and the airport was briefly closed to traffic. (more...)
US Returns 10000-Acre Portion of Okinawa Training Ground to Japan US Returns 10000-Acre Portion of Okinawa Training Ground to Japan
- December 24, 2016

It is the largest US installation in Japan. Japan is a key ally in the region for the USA, and American bases there act as deterring forces against provocation from China and North Korea. Forces Japan said in a statement. The mayors of the two villages that the Northern Training Area straddles also took part. Demanding an unconditional land return, Okinawa Governor Takeshi Onaga skipped Thursday's ceremony and joined a protest. (more...)
Trader's Roundup: Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD)
- December 24, 2016

For the ongoing Fiscal Quarter, 9 analysts have an average earnings forecast of $0.06 per share. Shares registered one year high at $8.69 and the one year low of $6.33. For the quarter, the stock has changed 4.33%. The stock is now has its Return on Assets (ROA) value of 3.6 Percent. The company now has a Return on Equity (ROE) of 23.60% and a Return on Investment (ROI) of 8.20%. (more...)
Five-Star Analyst Upgrades Micron as Revenue Rises Five-Star Analyst Upgrades Micron as Revenue Rises
- December 23, 2016

Credit Capital Investments LLC increased its stake in Micron Technology by 1,102.1% in the second quarter. The next few quarters should be solid for Micron , but beyond that is anyone's guess. COPYRIGHT VIOLATION NOTICE: This article was originally reported by The Cerbat Gem and is the sole property of of The Cerbat Gem. If you are accessing this report on another website, it was illegally copied and reposted in violation of United States and worldwide trademark & copyright legislation. (more...)
Baazov withdraws Amaya bid Baazov withdraws Amaya bid
- December 23, 2016

Baazov himself issued a separate statement confirming the end of the possible deal. Amaya shares closed at $19.38 a share on the Toronto Stock Exchange on Monday, roughly a buck above the price the stock was trading at before Mr. It will now be interesting to see if Baazov is completely done with Amaya Gaming or if he comes back with another offer at a later date. "I submitted an unconditional [and] fully financed offer of C$24 per share, higher than my original announced intention to ... (more...)