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Tim Cook: I asked Trump to stick with Paris climate deal

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While stating that France does still believe in the United States , he did present a potentially unsafe future ahead if nothing is done to combat climate change . "The president has already said climate change is a hoax , which is the exact opposite of virtually all scientific and worldwide opinion", said Governor Brown in the statement. Read More »

Marchers walk 200 miles protesting for Illinois budget

The lower rating means taxpayers pay more when IL borrows. Illinois House Democrats say they will not vote on a state budget on the last scheduled day of the spring legislative session. Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner has insisted on a freeze on local property taxes for more than two years. "One of the elements of a proposed solution for the IL state budget impasse involves raising the state income tax but at the same time enacting a property tax freeze", respondents were told . Read More »

Key Indian equity indices trade higher during early session

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While many economists have attributed the slow GDP growth to the demonetisation measures implemented in November 2016, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley attributed it to slowdown in global markets in the face of geo-political uncertainties, according to media reports. Read More »

Empire State Realty Trust to Present at NAREIT's REITWeek 2017

ESRT's SI was 8.33M shares in June as released by FINRA. In the past three months the stock value surged 12.00%. The stock of Empire State Realty Trust Inc (NYSE:ESRT) has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, May 31 by BMO Capital Markets. Analysts are forecasting earnings of $1.46 on a per share basis this quarter. Empire State Realty Trust, Inc.is a real estate investment trust. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Empire State Realty Trust Inc (NYSE:ESRT) on Wednesday, February 24 with "Buy" rating. Read More »

Analysts' Activity to Watch: Medical Properties Trust (NYSE:MPW)

Its down 8.59% from 2.90M shares previously. Advantage Investment Management LLC bought a new position in shares of Medical Properties Trust during the fourth quarter worth approximately $123,000. Another trade for 3,555 shares valued at $120,941 was made by Thor Greg J on Wednesday, March 1. The shares were sold at an average price of $12.46, for a total value of $514,224.20. Read More »

Oil prices at 3-week low

We expect bunker prices will continue slight downward evolution next week while market is searching for the new supportive factors. "We are talking about production plans in mid and long-term and our target does not complicate OPEC's short-term decisions", Zanganeh was cited as saying in an interview with Argus , Shana reported on Wednesday . Read More »

President meets with EPA chief on Paris climate pact

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He said the USA would try to re-enter but only if it can get more favorable terms. According to the Associated Press's findings, calculations show that up to 3 billion tonnes of extra carbon dioxide could be in the air within a year - enough to melt Arctic ice faster, raise sea levels, and trigger more severe weather. Read More »

President Donald Trump announces withdrawal from Paris accord

Trump says the accord is more about other nations gaining a "financial advantage" over the USA than it is about climate change. Brown has made climate change one of his legacy issues and is calling Trump's decision to withdraw from the agreement "deviant behavior from the highest office in the land". Read More »

Exiting Paris, Trump Cedes Global Leadership on Climate Change

In light of Trump's decision to pull out of the pact, Cañete said the European Union would look to partner with USA businesses and communities that have supported the agreement and would seek new partnerships with other countries. Lawmakers, world leaders, former presidential candidates and even former President Obama had a lot to say about the decision. Sen. Susan Collins tweeted - "Climate change requires a global approach". Read More »

Stock Jumping Abnormally High: Retail Properties of America, Inc. (RPAI)

Meridian Wealth Management LLC purchased a new stake in shares of National Retail Properties during the fourth quarter worth about $234,000. Scout Investments Inc. Retail Properties of America's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 110.00%. "(NNN)" was posted by Chaffey Breeze and is owned by of Chaffey Breeze. Read More »

Ford chief executive 'set to leave'

According to The Associated Press, "a person familiar with the situation says CEO Mark Fields is retiring at age 56 after 28 years at the company". According to the officials, Ford will make an announcement this morning, the officials said . Hacket has earlier served as CEO of Steelcase. Hackett, in a statement, said his goal is "to create an even more dynamic and vibrant Ford that improves people's lives around the world, and creates value for all of our stakeholders". Read More »

BMO Capital Markets Reiterates Buy Rating for Ciena Co. (CIEN)

Several large investors have recently modified their holdings of CIEN . Finally, State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D boosted its stake in Ciena by 56.3% in the first quarter. The communications equipment provider reported $0.45 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.37 by $0.08. This gives investors an idea of how much the security has moved in the a year ago and whether it is trading near the top, middle or bottom of the range. Read More »

Oil falls Thursday as market stays well supplied despite cuts

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Brent crude LCOc1 was up $1.18 at $53.29 at 12:10 p.m., while us benchmark crude oil CLc1 was up $1.13 at $50.48. OPEC agreed to slash the output by 1.2 million barrels per day from January 1. The smaller-than-expected drawdown in both crude and gasoline inventories caused oil prices to dip, but losses were pared later during session, as investors turned attention to OPEC's meeting on May 25. Read More »

Exiting Paris Agreement: 'Today, Our Planet Suffered'

We are a nation that prides itself on our ability to work with others to help fix some of the world's most pressing issues and this kind of reaction is shortsighted at best. Abandoning the Paris pact would isolate the USA from a raft of worldwide allies who spent years negotiating the 2015 agreement to fight global warming and pollution by reducing carbon emissions in almost 200 nations. Read More »

India's manufacturing sector expansion eases in May: PMI

Growth in new export business reached its highest level in seven years. " The domestic market persisted as the driving force, but the weak pound's continuing bounty meant levels of export orders also increased , for the thirteenth month, as export markets made use of the competitiveness of United Kingdom firms", says Duncan Brook, Director of Customer Relations at the CIPS . Read More »

OPEC, non-OPEC alliance not strong enough to limit North America

Global oil prices dropped 5 percent despite the extended oil production cut from oil producing countries which is scheduled to last for nine months. A deeper production cut could have created a wider than needed supply gap in the market that shale producers may have stepped into and higher prices due to this reduced supply would have made them even more profitable. Read More »

Google: 'Beautiful,' 'pneumonia' among America's most misspelled words

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In that year, Hawaii's most misspelled word was boutineer. This time, the state that has the most trouble spelling its own name is " Wisconsin ". But at least we're not Rhode Island , who apparently doesn't know how to spell the word "liar". And two states, CT and West Virginia , had the same extremely long word on the list... Read More »

Hollywood Upset After Trump Pulls Out Of Paris Agreement

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Elect a president that cares about the climate and the future, and perhaps America will stick with the agreement after all. These include the non-CA/NY mayors of Boston, Houston, Chicago, Seattle, Atlanta, and many other large cities. "As of today, the USA will cease all implementation of the non-binding Paris accord , and the draconian financial and economic burdens the agreement imposes on our country", he said in an address in the White House Rose Garden. Read More »

Reviewing Individual Broker Targets Of IShares MSCI United Kingdom Index (EWU) (EWU)

The Cross SMA 50/200, also known as the "Golden Cross" is the fifty day moving average divided by the two hundred day moving average. Over the past year, iShares Edge MSCI USA Size Factor (:SIZE)'s stock has performed 14.11%. Zooming in closer, company stock has been 0.11% for the quarter, -0.01% over the past month, and 0.05% over the past week. The goal of the Q.i. The VC1 of iShares Trust - iShares Core S&P 500 ETF (ARCA:IVV) is 49. Read More »

Cars.com spin-off complete, company announces board

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Forbes is joined by independent directors Jerri DeVard, Jill Greenthal, Tom Hale, Don McGovern Jr., and Greg Revelle, and Vetter, to complete a team of seasoned professionals in finance and asset management, online consumer and enterprise marketing, engineering and product design, and consumer user experience. Read More »

Meal-kit service Blue Apron files to go public

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In its SEC filing under "risks", Blue Apron pointed to allergens and food-borne illnesses as potential problems for the company. The company has struggled to improve profit margins as much as management wanted in the face of more competition, the people said at the time. Read More »