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Merkel's conservatives clinch victory in key state vote

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Opinion polls have pointed to a very close race between Merkel's Christian Democrats (CDU) and their centre-left Social Democrat (SPD) rivals in the state with 18 million residents. "It also confirms our earlier skepticism regarding the immediate effect of the SPD's surprise nomination of Schulz". He insisted, however, that the national election was still some time off. Read More »

CONE Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:CNNX) Has a Value Score of 43

We have $10.09 PT which if reached, will make NYSE:BNED worth $34.86M more. The stock has a market cap of $6.33 billion, a PE ratio of 25.10 and a beta of 2.02. CONE Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:CNNX) has a current MF Rank of 4536. Salient Capital Advisors Lc has invested 2.13% of its portfolio in Antero Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:AM). Read More »

Heartwarming: This College Booed the Shit Out of Betsy DeVos's Commencement Speech

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DeVos was able to finish her speech but not without being forced to pause as outraged students shouted and audibly booed her comments . There was no chance that was going to happen in 2017. "For someone to come and speak at my commencement that can not relate to me or know what I have been through is kind of like a slap in the face", one Bethune-Cookman student told the Washington Post . Read More »

Puerto Rican nationalist Lopez Rivera released

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It claimed more than 100 bombings in USA cities in the 1970s and '80s, including multiple attacks at banks and corporate offices in Chicago. The 74-year-old was cheered early Wednesday by a small crowd waving Puerto Rican flags outside his daughter's home. Read More »

No laptop ban for European Union flights heading to the US

The Washington Post and other news organizations on Monday reported that President Donald Trump gave Russia's foreign minister and ambassador closely held intelligence obtained from a USA partner about an Islamic State terrorist plot to use laptops as possible weapons aboard commercial aircraft. Read More »

EC defers RS polls in view of Presidential poll and EVM hackathon

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The tenure of many prominent faces including Union minister Smriti Irani, CPI (M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury and Trinamool Congress leader Derek O'Brien, is coming to an end in July and August. The presidential elections will be held in July when President Mukherjee's term ends. India's independent Election Commission has made a decision to indefinitely put on hold elections for the country's Upper House of Parliament slated for next month in view of the presidential poll and a ... Read More »

New sanctions on Venezuela officials upcoming

Anti-Semitic rhetoric was often employed by the late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez , Maduro's political godfather, to deflect criticism from the country's deep financial crisis and charges of corruption. Steve Mnuchin, who is President Donald Trump's pick as treasury secretary, announced the sanctions in a statement. The executive order issued Thursday marked the second time the USA has sanctioned leaders of Venezuela's socialist government since Donald Trump became president this year. Read More »

NRG Energy's (NRG) Overweight Rating Reiterated at Barclays PLC

Barclays Capital maintained the shares of NYLD in report on Wednesday, August 10 with "Overweight" rating. At the end of March reporting period, 173 institutional holders increased their position in NRG Energy, Inc . This represents a $1.08 annualized dividend and a yield of 6.21%. NRG Yield, Inc. Class C's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is now 123.46%. If you are reading this article on another domain, it was illegally stolen and reposted in violation of US & worldwide trademark and copyright ... Read More »

Your primer to the 2017-18 Federal Budget

But the budget forecast a A$7.4 billion surplus in 2020-21, an improvement on A$1.08 billion at the mid-year review. "If in breach, they can be deregistered and disqualified from holding executive positions, and be stripped of their significant bonuses", the Treasurer said. Read More »

Greek Deal on Debt Relief Founders as Talks Stretch Until June

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Eurogroup President Jeroen Dijsselbloem said following the meeting that a great progress was made on policy package and the negotiators were "very close to an overall agreement". Pierre Moscovici said before the eurogroup meeting that a deal is "doable" and that it's time to "open a new phase, a new page" with regard to Greece. Read More »

Bitcoin price surges past $2000 mark

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The latest valuation not only marks a new record for the cryptocurrency, but also brings the total market cap - the total amount of the currency in circulation worldwide - to $32.92 billion, a significant achievement in the currency's quest for greater stability, and the possibility of competing with national currencies in the near future. Read More »

Japan and others want to bring the TPP back from the dead

But US trade representative Robert Lighthizer said that this was not an option, adding that the country would prefer to seek bilateral trade deals with jurisdictions in the region. Lighthizer said the USA faced a huge trade deficit and it would fight against what he called "unfair trade", reiterating the commitment to pull out of the TPP. Read More »

OPEC asks U.S. to cut oil output and prosper global economy

Oil prices remained under pressure during Tuesday's United States session with a slide in WTI to lows near $45.60 before a recovery towards the $46.00 p/b area. However, many analysts only see an overbundance of talk from OPEC members, as opposed to action regarding stockpiles. "The perception is that OPEC cuts are finally working". Read More »

Macron's 18-member Cabinet has old, new faces

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Jean-Yves Le Drian, 69, who led France's military operations overseas as former President Francois Hollande's defense minister, will stay on in Macron's government as foreign minister and also be in charge of European affairs. Bayrou has been named as Justice Minister in French President Emmanuel Macron's first cabinet, Wednesday May 17, 2017. Macron traveled to Berlin on Monday to visit German Chancellor Angela Merkel after naming his prime minister, Edouard Philippe. Read More »

Trump to Russians: Firing Comey Took 'Great Pressure' Off

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Issa said. A senior White House adviser has been identified as a "significant person of interest " in the investigation into possible collusion between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign, The Washington Post reported Friday. "Once again, the real story is that our national security has been undermined by the leaking of private and highly classified conversations". Almost six in 10 voters (58%) said they felt Trump's decision to share sensitive information about ISIS with Russian ... Read More »

G-7 vows increased steps against cyberattacks, mum on protectionism

The unwillingness of the US Treasury administration under president Donald Trump to sign up to a stronger attack on protectionism has upended global diplomacy on the topic of trade. But he said the continued uncertainty about the direction of United States policy represented a risk, echoing comments made on Friday by Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso. Read More »

Crestwood Advisors Group LLC Purchases Shares of 2100 Nike Inc (NKE)

About 5,672 shares traded. Osborne Partners Capital Management LLC's holdings in Nike were worth $3,582,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, July 5th. Stockholders of record on Monday, June 5th will be issued a $0.18 dividend. Read More »

What Analysts Are Saying About Wal-Mart After Earnings

Wal-Mart, like other traditional retailers, has played catch-up to Amazon and other internet companies. Total revenue increased 1.4%, to $117.54 billion, slightly short of the $117.74 billion forecast by analysts, mostly due to the impact of a stronger dollar overseas. Read More »

Barclays PLC Reaffirms "Equal Weight" Rating for Aviva plc (AV)

Therefore 33% are positive. Abbvie Inc had 34 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The California-based Hawk Ridge Capital Management Lp has invested 2.43% in the stock. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Monday, March 20 by Deutsche Bank. On Thursday, March 30 the stock rating was maintained by BNP Paribas with "Outperform". Read More »

Centaur Media (LON:CAU) Broker Price Targets

It closed at $104.29 lastly. It has by 0.00% the S&P500. Numis Securities has "Buy" rating and GBX 456 target. Therefore 80% are positive. Analysts await Boeing Co (NYSE:BA) to report earnings on July, 26. As per Monday, May 15, the company rating was upgraded by Wunderlich. Investec maintained it with "Buy" rating and GBX 1495 target in Wednesday, October 21 report. Read More »

Ford set to fire and replace CEO Mark Fields

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He said it was a "vote of confidence" in the new administration. Ford shares are down by almost 40% since Fields, 56, took over three years ago, at the peak of the U.S. Ford said last week it would cut 1,400 staff positions in North America and Asia, a small fraction of the 20,000 job reductions some news outlets had reported were imminent. Read More »

Tesla Relents, Says Supercharging Will Be Free to All Current Vehicles

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The less-good news for potential Tesla buyers is that they need to secure a referral from a current owner who has just five referrals to hand out. Now we are receiving more and more word that the expansion of Tesla's existing charging infrastructure is underway, as many popular locations are being upgraded from 12 to 18 stalls. Read More »

US approves $650M for San Francisco Bay Area train system

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Now, a almost 150-year-old diesel rail line will be modernized to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, increase commuter capacity in one of the world's most economically productive corridors, and potentially help alleviate some of the Bay Area's traffic woes. Read More »