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Donald Trump Reportedly Wants Flynn Back in the White House


The claim by fired FBI Director James B. Comey that President Trump asked him to shut down an investigation of former national security advisor Michael Flynn is potentially the most explosive development in the unfolding saga of investigations into possible collusion between Russian Federation and Trump's 2016 campaign. Read More »

Snap plunges after 1Q report


Subsequently, shares in Snap have plummeted, tumbling more than 20% in after-hours trading in NY. Snapchat has come under intense pressure in recent months from Facebook, which has added Snapchat-like features to its network of Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp. Read More »

Gander Mountain Will Keep About 70 Stores Open


Camping World announced in a news release Monday that it bought out "certain assets" of Gander Mountain in a recent bankruptcy auction and reached a deal for the transaction on May 5. The signs said "Store closing" and "Going out of business" but Valdosta's Gander Mountain has gotten a stay of execution. He said that he would only keep open the stores that can show a clear road to profitability. Read More »

Oil rebounds on Saudi assurances Russian Federation will extend


The agreement in Vienna was created to speed the end of the worst oil downturn in a generation by mopping up excess supplies and boost prices, providing some relief to resource-rich nations whose economies have taken a big hit. "The market will get increasingly nervous as we approach late May, about the details (or not) of an extension to the OPEC production cut agreement". Read More »

Personal Group Holdings plc (PGH) Insider Mike Dugdale Sells 12900 Shares

The firm now has a "buy" rating on the stock. The firm has "Buy" rating by Haitong Securities given on Wednesday, December 16. The company was upgraded on Wednesday, May 17 by Cantor Fitzgerald. Its up 0.12, from 0.93 in 2016Q3. 56 funds opened positions while 95 raised stakes. Its up 2.12% from 2.85M shares previously. Wellington Gp Llp has invested 0.01% in Owens-Illinois Inc (NYSE:OI). Read More »

Turmoil in Washington rattles Wall Street


Shares of JPMorgan Chase fell 4%. In response, traditionally safer assets rallied as investors sought shelter from the political headwinds surrounding Trump and what many on Wall Street hoped would be the swift implementation of the Republican Party's business-friendly tax cuts. Read More »

Trump Imposes Iran Missile Sanctions and Keeps Nuclear Deal

Since taking office, Trump's administration has sanctioned hundreds in Iran and in Syria — an Iranian ally — as part of a campaign to increase pressure on Iran even as it reviews the nuclear deal . The State Department released today its semi-annual report to Congress detailing sanctions imposed on persons involved in human rights abuses in Iran. Read More »

BC can't hold economy 'hostage,' Notley says in defence of Trans Mountain


Alberta was granted intervenor status in the case Monday. Sixteen groups have asked the federal court to review approval of the project by the National Energy Board and the federal government. It also made the controversial recommendation that leadership be moved from Calgary to Ottawa. The panel said however that moving all of the Board, which is focused on pipeline regulations, would prove too disruptive, and that other proposals in the report better address concerns around bias ... Read More »

Chris Cornell cause of death: Soundgarden singer killed himself by hanging

Besides Soundgarden , Cornell founded the early grunge band Temple of the Dog and also sang with Audioslave - a supergroup with members of Rage Against the Machine in which Cornell took a leftist political slant. Chris Cornell of Soundgarden performs on stage during the 2014 Lollapalooza Brazil at Autodromo de Interlagos in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Cornell, 52, was in Detroit performing with Soundgarden , which had embarked on a U.S. Read More »

Worldpay Group (LON:WPG) Receives Overweight Rating From Barclays Analysts

New Oriental Education & Tech Grp (ADR) (NYSE:EDU) has risen 44.84% since September 30, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 24.79% the S&P500. They expect $0.05 EPS, down 61.54% or $0.08 from last year's $0.13 per share. Blackrock Investment Ltd Com holds 7.32M shares. Copart, Inc.is a provider of online auctions and vehicle remarketing services in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, the United Arab Emirates, Oman, Bahrain, Brazil, Ireland, Spain and India. Read More »

U.S. increases import of Nigerian crude

That boosted oil prices immediately after the data , with U.S crude futures bouncing to a high of $49.50 a barrel before retreating modestly. "The overall outlook for the non-OPEC countries, 11 of which are voluntarily cutting production to support OPEC , shows growth in 2017 of almost 600,000 b/d, an increase on the 490,000 b/d seen in last month's report ". Read More »

'Arrow' star takes on 'American Ninja Warrior' course


With his coach Kacy Catanzaro by his side, Amell displays that athleticism, agility and incredible upper body strength we all know him for as he moves through the obstacle course easily. He'll be in more comfortable form on the Ninja Warrior obstacle course, since its elements resemble his onscreen crime-fighting exploits and training, notably the core-killing bar ascension of the Salmon Ladder. Read More »

Laptop ban for Europe-US flights now off the table


Kelly, and European transport commissioner, Violeta Bulc . The proposed expansion of a United States ban on laptops and other large consumer electronics in cabins could land more of these devices in the luggage hold, creating the risk of accidental battery fires , officials have said . Read More »

Western Corn Belt Makes Massive Gains in Crop Progress Report


Higher wheat exports led to stagnated domestic use compensated by increased consumption of barley and corn , mainly for feed and industrial use. A government report says recent rainfall across much of Kansas has delayed planting but continues to improve pasture quality. Read More »

Amazon Echo Show with 5MP front camera, 7-inch touchscreen unveiled


Amazon's own services will also feature prominently, including streaming shows and movies through Amazon Video and displaying lyrics to songs played through Amazon Music. Additionally, free video calls are on offer if you have the Echo Show or the Alexa app. The Echo Show also has a cute little 2-inch Dolby stereo and 5MP camera that speaks to the poor screen resolution. Read More »

USA should take some of blame for massive cyberattack, Chinese media says

WannaCry ransomware had spread using a loophole in Microsoft windows operating systems that were initially found by the USA national security agency (NSA), which according to reports was using it in order to find a way to hack networks of terrorist groups, and was leaked by Shadow Brokers, which said that it had found the tools in agency's servers which the group had breached earlier. Read More »

Microsoft and NSA face off over cyber attack

For older versions, Microsoft has issued patches in the wake of WannaCry . Here are some of the key players in the attack and what may " or may not " be their fault. Many have compared this infection to the popular Conficker worm, that continues to attack computer systems around the world even today despite the fact that the security flaw it exploits was patched in 2008. Read More »

Kuwait adds to growing consensus on OPEC oil output deal extension

This extended agreement by Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation helped oil prices to get a hike in the market on Monday. OPEC members agreed in November to cut 1.2 million barrels a day of oil production, and several non-members, including Russian Federation, agreed in December to contribute a combined 600,000 barrels a day of output reductions. Read More »

Treasurer set to unveil bank levy bill


Mr Morrison confirmed the levy for the legislation would be introduced to Parliament in the next fortnight so that the levy would start on July 1 as planned. "At the moment we can't quantify the impact of this tax on banks, and the flow on effects to customers, because the legislation has not been in the public domain". Read More »

Analysts Near-Term outlook: Etsy, Inc. (ETSY), Juniper Networks, Inc. (JNPR)

About 258,114 shares traded. Shares have risen 15.48% over the trailing 6 months. It has underperformed by 2.27% the S&P500. Investors who are keeping close eye on Juniper Networks, Inc . Teton Advisors Inc. owns 33,089 shares or 0.06% of their U.S. portfolio. Investors sentiment increased to 1.22 in Q4 2016. Its up 0.04, from 1.18 in 2016Q3. Read More »

Trump calls Russia probe a 'witch hunt'

He also called the investigation "the single greatest witch hunt of a politician in American history!" Mueller will have sweeping powers and the authority to prosecute any crimes he uncovers. Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer said Comey should still appear before congressional committees that have invited him to testify. If he decides that something outside the scope of the letter appointing him needs investigating, he would have to ask for permission to expand his probe. Read More »

Hackers may 'WannaCry' when trying to cash in on the worldwide cyberattack


More than 300,000 machines in 150 countries have been hit so far, US homeland security advisor Tom Bossert said in a press briefing on Monday. Since 2014 the varieties of ransomware have more than tripled, according to the Internet Security Threat Report by Symantec , a computer-security vendor-a sign that internet bandits are catching on to the lucrative rewards it offers. Read More »