Finance


Diageo re-enters Irish whiskey market
- February 01, 2017

Diageo will initially source Roe & Co. whiskey from undisclosed third-party distilleries. Irish whiskey is the fastest growing spirit in the U.S., despite accounting for less the 5% of the global spirits market. Diageo is spending €25 million developing a new Irish whiskey brand. "This commitment and investment by Diageo comes at an opportune time for the sector which is experiencing unprecedented global demand". (more...)
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (TEVA) Stock Price Increases 4.09%
- February 01, 2017

The short ratio in the company's stock is documented at 1.86 and the short float is around of 2.01%. The correct version of this news story can be viewed at https://www.com-unik.info/2017/01/31/teva-pharmaceutical-industries-limited-teva-stock-rating-upgraded-by-bank-of-america-corporation.html. (more...)
Under Armour (UAA) is Downgraded by Wells Fargo to " Market Perform"
- February 01, 2017

Six analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company. Under Armour , Nike and Skechers (SKX) all posted double-digit share-price declines in 2016 amid a tough consumer environment. Under Armour , which warned a year ago that it might not be able to maintain its stunning growth rates, said it expects 2017 revenues to grow just 11% to 12% to $5.4 billion. (more...)
Shell sells stakes in 10 North Sea fields for $3.8 billion
- February 01, 2017

For a company such as Chrysaor, the deal brings the promise of steady revenue from production of 115,000 barrels of oil equivalent a day and the potential for new oil finds from interests in several North Sea blocks. Cook retired from Shell plc in 2010, where she worked for 29 years holding positions including CEO of Shell Gas & Power; CEO of Shell Canada; EVP Strategy & Finance for Global Exploration & Production; and various US Exploration & Production management, operational and engineering ... (more...)
Walmart kills its Amazon Prime copycat
- February 01, 2017

Customers can have orders of any price shipped to a Walmart location within two days. Walmart's two-day shipping offer makes the SinglePass membership obsolete. If Walmart.com is ever going to put a dent in Amazon's dominance, this will have to be the starting point. Amazon explained that offering such kind of platform can be a profit-draining and costly endeavor for the retailers. (more...)
Euro-Area Inflation Surges to 1.8%, Intensifying ECB Debate
- February 01, 2017

The unemployment rate of people under age 25 in the eurozone also decreased to 20.9 percent from 21.8 percent in December 2015. In a separate report, euro zone gross domestic product ( GDP ) jumped by 0.5% in the three months leading to December, higher by 0.4% in the third quarter and up from a 0.4% estimated growth. (more...)
Tempur Sealy terminates deal with Mattress Firm
- February 01, 2017

Movements above 70 are interpreted as indicating overbought conditions; conversely, movements under 30 reflect oversold conditions. Analyst's Analysis on Tempur Sealy International , Inc. Company shares have been recently noted at -47.95% off of the 52 week high and 0.80% away from the 52 week low. The stock is now trading with a distance of 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of -31.28%. (more...)
Where Tom Brady ranks all time in every statistic Where Tom Brady ranks all time in every statistic
- January 31, 2017

If that were the case, who are the other Falcons that might step up and make the big plays in Super Bowl 51? It also requires solid coaching, and with Bill Belichick, New England has a more than a dependable coach. "You never know what's going to happen", he said. Led by a strong defense, the Broncos sent Peyton Manning out a victor with a 24-10 victory in Super Bowl 50. (more...)
I Got Lockheed Martin to Cut $600M Off F-35 Fighter Cost
- January 31, 2017

Trump also claimed to have fixed the F-35 program more generally: "There were great delays, about seven years of delays, tremendous cost overruns". "But that really means much more than that if you think about the fact that that's 90 planes out of close to 3,000 planes that are being ordered". (more...)
Top Senate Democrat announces legislation to reverse Trump's immigration executive order Top Senate Democrat announces legislation to reverse Trump's immigration executive order
- January 31, 2017

Some Republicans in Congress urged caution amid legal challenges to the order, although top congressional Republicans largely remained behind Mr Trump on the issue. "And when it comes to making us less safe people forget this, that's why so many of our military, intelligence, security, and law enforcement leaders are opposed to this order and all those like it". (more...)
Oil pipeline opponents rally in Boise Oil pipeline opponents rally in Boise
- January 31, 2017

The Diamond Pipeline, which has already started construction in Memphis, says their pipeline exceeds the US Department of Transportation Pipeline Standards and includes a number of safety elements. "We're looking forward to working with a president and an administration that value American energy affordability, jobs, security and new infrastructure development", they said. (more...)
Miss Universe Winners: Which Country Has Won The Most Titles? Miss Universe Winners: Which Country Has Won The Most Titles?
- January 31, 2017

Thirteen contestants were picked for the swimsuit round of the finals after a preliminary competition last week, before being reduced to nine for the evening gown segment. Mittenaere is studying to become a dentist in Paris. For Mittenaere, that will be advocating for dental and oral hygiene , according to her bio on the Miss Universe website. (more...)
AFC squad, including 6 Broncos, victorious in surprisingly entertaining Pro Bowl AFC squad, including 6 Broncos, victorious in surprisingly entertaining Pro Bowl
- January 31, 2017

The NFC's Michael Bennett forced the game's first turnover and the AFC staged a goal-line stand after Dak Prescott led a drive to the 1-yard line in the early minutes. That essentially ended the game. Xavier Rhodes entered the game on the second defensive series, and immediately made his presence known by breaking up a long pass intended for T.Y. (more...)
49ers hire John Lynch to be Kyle Shanahan's GM in San Francisco 49ers hire John Lynch to be Kyle Shanahan's GM in San Francisco
- January 31, 2017

Lynch played 15 National Football League seasons (1993-2007) with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Denver Broncos earning nine Pro Bowl selections in his career. "When I heard the news, good luck ", Millen told the Detroit Free Press . However, Lynch has no experience in a National Football League front office. (more...)
Protesters at St. Louis Airport chant 'no ban, no walls' follow
- January 30, 2017

They were among a number of migrants who were detained at airports around the country as a result of executive order, including 12 people at New York's John F. The national Council for American Islamic Relations said it would be filling suit on behalf of 20 more individuals on Monday. Meanwhile, Bay Area companies have been quick to respond to the situation in various ways. (more...)
Wade injured, Finch-led Australia bowl Wade injured, Finch-led Australia bowl
- January 30, 2017

Such a turn of events would be encouraging for Australia as well, with the Test series in India weeks away. In four Tests against Sri Lanka, the only games Khawaja has played in sub-continent conditions, he averages just 19.16 with a total 115 runs to his name. (more...)
Workers remove about one-fifth of Iowa diesel pipeline spill Workers remove about one-fifth of Iowa diesel pipeline spill
- January 29, 2017

The leak comes at a time when President Donald Trump has vowed to renew construction on both of those massive pipeline projects, which have been held up by government regulators after vigorous protests from environmentalists and Native American groups. (more...)
Nigeria Tells Shell, Eni to Temporarily Cede Oil Field Control
- January 29, 2017

Joe Westby, campaigner on business and human rights at Amnesty International said he hopes and expects the court of appeal will overturn the decision "to show that the United Kingdom justice system will provide remedy to impoverished communities who suffer serious abuse caused by United Kingdom corporations". (more...)
2 charged in scam banking on 'Hamilton,' Adele shows 2 charged in scam banking on 'Hamilton,' Adele shows
- January 29, 2017

NEW YORK-The Securities and Exchange Commission Friday charged two NY men in a Ponzi investment scheme that raised more than $81 million from investors to fund businesses to buy and resell tickets to the hit Broadway musical "Hamilton" and other high-demand shows. (more...)
Third Time May Be the Charm for Keystone Pipeline Third Time May Be the Charm for Keystone Pipeline
- January 28, 2017

The TransCanada announcement came just two days after President Trump took executive actions to speed the approval process for both the Keystone XL and Dakota Access Pipelines. His directive asked that the USA agency make a decision on a new TransCanada application within 60 days of receiving it - meaning a new decision will now come by the end of March. (more...)
Speculation builds on a Verizon-Charter tie-up, no offer made
- January 28, 2017

Verizon shares were down about 1.2%. According to the publication, McAdam told friends at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas recently that he wants a cable company. Charter Communications had a return on equity of 0.62% and a net margin of 13.87%. The business earned $32.30 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $32.12 billion. (more...)
GM to slash up to 600 jobs at CAMI plant, union says
- January 28, 2017

General Motors earlier this month had claimed that it would invest an additional $1 billion in USA factories this year and move some aspects of their production from Mexico to the United States. has ever signed. The vehicle also is being built at two facilities in Mexico. "Trump talks about the countries that have stolen American jobs", Dias said earlier this week. (more...)
Pres. Trump speaks at swearing-in of Defense Secretary
- January 28, 2017

Mattis has said that beer and cigarettes work better than torture for getting information during interrogations. Trump Secretary of Defense James "Mad Dog" Mattis voiced support for Israel in a conversation Thursday with his Israeli counterpart Avigdor Lieberman [AFP] James "Mad Dog" Mattis, a retired General and the Trump administration's Secretary of Defense, emphasized the United States commitment to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation in a phone call Thursday with Israel Defense Minister ... (more...)
Donald Trump tells automakers he'll bring manufacturing back
- January 27, 2017

They employ about 92,000 workers at more than 30 sites across the country, but that number excludes indirect employment such as dealers and includes some non-auto business for Honda. "I appreciate the President's focus on making the US a great place to do business", said FCA Chief Executive Marchionne. "This all comes at a odd time". (more...)
BP: Gas to become second largest fuel source by 2035 BP: Gas to become second largest fuel source by 2035
- January 27, 2017

Technological improvements and environmental concerns are changing the mix of primary energy demand but oil and gas , together with coal, remain the main source of energy to 2035, BP said. Oil demand may start to decline during the mid-2040s, BP said in its 2017 Energy Outlook . All of the demand growth for oil in the period to 2035 comes from emerging markets, with China accounting for half. (more...)