Wednesday, 16 January 2019
Latest news
Home » Finance


Earnings On Deck For Plug Power Inc

In order to reach an opinion and communicate the value and volatility of a covered security, analysts research public financial statements, listen in on conference calls and talk to managers and the customers of a company, typically in an attempt to capture the findings for a research report. Read More »

What world leaders say about Emmanuel Macron's victory


Georgian officials joined world leaders in congratulating Emmanuel Macron on his victory in the French presidential election runoff on May 7. Macron said the person he has "in mind" is in line with the profile he has disclosed previously: someone with political experience, who can lead a parliamentary majority. Read More »

Red-Faced Ted Cruz Regrets Cornering Sally Yates Over The Law

Republican Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) steered the hearing towards the stalled executive order and tried to corner her on the law - but got schooled instead. Cruz ended the conversation by asking if Yates had ever heard of an instance of an attorney general directing the Department of Justice of not following a policy after the department approved its legality. Read More »

Warren Buffet regrets missing out on Google and Amazon

And Buffett has apparently done the math here. Warren Buffett , who controls the largest stake in Wells Fargo & Co., said the San Francisco bank mishandled the fake-account scandal by failing to act promptly to fix abuses that tarnished the lender's reputation and made it harder to attract customers. Read More »

Analyst Target Update & Review on Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF)


Several other analysts also recently issued reports on HAFC. BlackRock Fund Advisors now owns 2,236,930 shares of the bank's stock worth $58,921,000 after buying an additional 155,564 shares during the last quarter. Hanmi Financial Corp's dividend payout ratio is presently 43.18%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 4th. This represents a $0.28 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.96%. Read More »

Alabama students will soon be free from Michele Obama's terrible school lunches


In addition to authorizing funding for federal lunch programs, it issued standards calling for more whole grains , fruits, vegetables, low-fat milk products, and less sodium and fat. But public health groups criticized the rules change. So said Ken Cook, president of the Environmental Working Group, in response to an assault on the Obama administration's advances in childhood nutrition. Read More »

Alphabet beats Q1 earnings expectations

As much as things like the Pixel and self-driving cars get more media attention, Google's bread-and-butter search ad business is still easily its biggest profit growth engine. Alphabet's Q1 earnings per share of $7.73 and revenue of $24.7 billion both easily topped consensus Wall Street estimates, sending shares higher by more than 4 percent on Friday. Read More »

Warren Buffett Jokes, But Not About Berkshire Paying a Dividend

Buffett said the US$3 trillion hedge fund industry is "such a big game" that people are able to make "huge sums of money, far beyond what they're going to make in medicine" or other professions. The proposal on political contributions, which won less than 11 percent of votes cast, was similar to proposals offered at many companies and came from Clean Yield Asset Management on behalf of shareholders Tom Beers and Mary Durfee. Read More »

Delta apologises for forcing family off flight

According to the family, they've purchased the seat initially for their 18-year-old son but let him fly on an earlier flight instead so Grayson could have the seat. Hawaii, May5:A California family had complained that they were forced off a Delta aircraft. Shear contests this by saying that people switch seats all the time. Read More »

Washington considering new sanctions on N. Korea if needed: Tillerson

The ministers and Tillerson gathered for a "Special Asean-US Foreign Ministers' Meeting", in which they also called for a peaceful resolution to the maritime row in the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea). Washington wants ASEAN countries to crack down on money laundering and smuggling involving North Korea and to look at restricting legal business too. Read More »

DFA: No leader brought up sea row during ASEAN Summit

Foreign Ministers of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) met under extra heavy security in the Philippine capital yesterday, the eve of the summit of the 10-nation bloc, to discuss regional security and efforts to integrate their economies. Read More »

Chaos at Florida airport after Spirit flights canceled


The airline said the flights have been canceled because their pilots are trying to get a new contract and their union, the Airline Pilots Association International, is telling the pilots to be unavailable. The airline said this morning it is "shocked and saddened" to see the video from inside the Fort Lauderdale airport. "This is a result of unlawful labor activity by some Spirit pilots created to disrupt Spirit operations for our customers, and by canceling multiple flights across our ... Read More »

Top Malaysian Islamic State operative dead in Syria


I will remain here and carry on with the work you started. "Although my heart has not been as strong as I expected, I accept it as fate". The New Straits Times had reported that Wanndy was believed to have been killed in a drone attack. Read More »

UK shoppers seek bargains, employers hunt staff as Brexit bites - surveys


Helen Dickinson, Managing Director of the BRC, however, cautioned reading too much into the rise, saying nearly all the gains were due to Easter-effect. "Despite growth across a number of categories, the spending picture in real terms is one of growing caution, as seen by declining confidence levels amongst the UK's consumers". Read More »

French president-elect Emmanuel Macron hails 'new page of our history'


In his victory speech, Macron vowed to "rebuild the relationship between Europe and the peoples that make it", and symbolically, Macron said German Chancellor Angela Merkel will be the first foreign leader he will meet as president. While Le Pen had campaigned for France to withdraw from the eurozone, the Schengen borderless travel zone and, ultimately, from the European Union itself, Macron emphasised the benefits of European Union membership and committed to follow the bloc's common rules, ... Read More »

Australia treasurer promises fair budget that reins in debt

Morrison assured Australians today that the Federal Government were "optimistic" for better days going forward and vowed to focus on "principles of fairness, principles of opportunity and principles of security". Mr Turnbull toured a forensics complex in Canberra to announce a $321 million boost for the Australian Federal Police's domestic operations, the biggest increase in a decade in a further attempt to beef up national security. Read More »

Premier Holdings (PRHL) EPS Estimated At $0.00; 17 Analysts Covering Comcast (CMCSA)


The stock now has a consensus rating of "Buy" and an average price target of $43.35. The recommendation scale measures the value from 1 to 5, where 1 means "Strong Buy" and 5 stands for "Sell". Shares of Williams Companies Inc (NYSE: WMB ) declined -3.84% to $29.53. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link . Read More »

Wall St to open flat after Macron wins French election

Greece prime minister Alexis Tspiras said Macron's victory was "an inspiration for France and for Europe", adding he was "sure we will work closely together". "The National Front is not finished", said author and far right specialist Jean-Yves Camus. Earlier in the trading session, the euro had jumped above $1.10 to a six-month high as it became clear Macron won nearly two-thirds of the votes in the second round of the election in France. Read More »

WPX Energy Inc (NYSE:WPX) & Xerox Corp (NYSE:XRX) Traders Recap

Xerox Corp (NYSE: XRX ) last released its earnings results on Tuesday, April 25th. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 4,543,937 shares of the information technology services provider's stock valued at $46,029,000 after buying an additional 553,382 shares during the last quarter. Read More »

Sinclair Broadcast to buy Tribune Media for about $3.9 billion

Sinclair will own or operate more than 200 stations following the deal. If Tribune is acquire, then the merged entity could have a big chunk of broadcast affiliates of Fox in the United States. In addition to KTXL, Tribune owns or operates 41 television stations in 33 markets, cable network WGN America, digital multicast network Antenna TV, minority stakes in the TV Food Network and CareerBuilder, and a variety of real estate assets. Read More »

Crowds cheer as first Chinese-made passenger plane makes maiden flight

According to Comac, some 200 Chinese firms and 36 universities participated in the development of the C919 jetliner. However, the C919 is not the first Chinese-assembled modern commercial jetliner to take to the skies. He added: "COMAC is a widely respected company and their products will compete in the global aviation airplane times we will both compete and collaborate with each other". Read More »