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Hundreds of protesters march in Hong Kong one day before election


Hence, the frustration, that translated first in the truly unexpected period of occupation of Hong Kong landmarks for nearly three months - the "Umbrella Movement" - in late 2014 and then the electoral victories of self-determination-leaning young democrats in the legislative elections of September 2016 as well as the record win of 326 seats by pan-democrats for the Election Committee sub-sector elections of last December. Read More »

Shailene Woodley Agrees to Plea Deal for Pipeline Arrest


Under the plea deal, she will receive one year of unsupervised probation, the previous riot charge will be dropped and she would forfeit the $500 bond she put up after she was arrested. Indeed, Shailene Woodley has been such an outspoken advocate for the Dakota Access Pipeline protests and #NoDAPL movement that she personally outed former first daughter Malia Obama when that young lady protested the pipeline in Park City, Utah, earlier this year (just after her presidential pop left office). Read More »

Alitalia unions call strike for April 5 to protest cuts


The airline now employs 12,500 people around the world. "Headcount reductions are a painful but necessary action..." Cramer said he meant to meet with unions as soon as possible to discuss "headcount related measures". Transport Minister Graziano Delrio emerged from talks with Alitalia management over its new business plan telling journalists "we have a lot of work to do". Read More »

High Volume Tech Stocks: Viavi Solutions Inc. (VIAV), Plug Power Inc. (PLUG)

Several research firms have recently weighed in on VIAV . Viavi Solutions's revenue was down 11.0% on a year-over-year basis. They set a "buy" rating and a $17.20 price objective for the company. It opened the session with a $10.26 price tag, later ranging from $10.26 to $10.855, the range at which the stock has traded at throughout the day. ( VIAV ) where 1 analyst have rated the stock as Strong Buy, 4 analysts said it's a Buy, 6 rated the stock as Hold, 0 analysts reported Underperform and ... Read More »

Emirates tries to ease laptop ban headache for passengers


It operates 18 daily flights to a dozen USA cities, including major destinations such as New York, Chicago and Los Angeles, as well as smaller markets like Boston and Fort Lauderdale. Smartphones and devices smaller than phones will be permitted and the carry-on restriction will not apply to airline crew. Delta, United Airlines and American Airlines want the USA government to review the Open Skies agreements that allow the Gulf carriers to fly freely from the United Arab Emirates and Qatar ... Read More »

Tudor Investment Corp Et Al Purchases New Position in US Bancorp (USB)

Other hedge funds have also made changes to their positions in the company. SRS Capital Advisors Inc. purchased a new position in U.S. Bancorp during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $112,000. Jefferies Group LLC upgraded shares of U.S. Bancorp from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a report on Monday, November 28th. FIG Partners upgraded Pacific Premier Bancorp from a "market-perform" rating to an "outperform" rating in a report on Friday, January 6th. Read More »

What are Research Firms Saying About Banco Macro SA (ADR) (NYSE:BMA)?

A price target is the projected price level of a financial security stated by an investment analyst. This is the price at which the trader or investor wants to exit his existing position so he can realize the most reward. If you look at the company's income statement over the past years, you will see that the company is constantly posting gross profit: In 2014, BBD earned gross profit of 0, in 2015 0 gross profit, while in 2016 Banco Bradesco S.A. Read More »

Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (FCX) Recent Ownership Changes


The stock went down -5.09% at some stage in past quarter. In the last six months the stock's performance soared 30.47% while yearly performance of the company advanced 17.06%. MA ended last trade at $14.88 a share and the price is up more than 4.06% so far this year. The float short is 4.86%, with the short ratio at a value of 2.49. Read More »

Man charged with stealing John Legend's bag with £20000 cufflinks inside


A suspect has been arrested by Port Authority Police at John F. Kennedy airport for stealing John Legend's luggage. Before arriving in New York, Legend was in Morocco with wife Chrissy Teigen and baby Luna for a family vacation. "The bag was taken because it was left unattended". ABC News has learned that a livery driver took the bag off the carousel, and John then reported it missing. Read More »

What The US and UK Laptop Carry-On Bans Mean For Australians


The new regulation, enacted Tuesday morning by the Trump administration, bars passengers from taking devices larger than a cell phone with them on select flights. They deny the allegations. Electronic ban or not, Jennifer Aniston only flies Emirates . Delta Air Lines and United Airlines stopped flying to the city a year ago. Read More »

Investor's Watch List: The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (GT)

This rating was issued on 2/24/17. It opened the session with a $35.85 price tag, later ranging from $35.71 to $36.27, the range at which the stock has traded at throughout the day. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (GT) has a market capitalization of 9.06 Billion. The overall volume in the last trading session was 1.84 million shares. Read More »

Mukesh Ambani wants to be a teacher, alongwith his wife


He had also added that we are at the beginning of a fourth Industrial Revolution and this is the first technology-based revolution that will affect all of us as human beings. "In the last 170 days India has become the biggest data consumer in the world beating the United States". The remarks come within a month of Ambani describing "data as the new oil" and amid a growing unease in various circles about using data for furthering commercial interests by corporates. Read More »

The undemocratic process to repeal and replace Obamacare


The story focused on Trump strategist Steve Bannon's reported longtime dislike for Ryan, suggesting that Bannon privately hopes the current version of the healthcare bill will fail. That vote was subsequently postponed after it became clear that Trumpcare did not have majority support. But it's accepted by enough voters-and especially by enough Republican voters-to render impossible the seven-year Republican vision of removing that coverage from those who have gained it under the Affordable ... Read More »

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (NYSE:VRX)


Some days were far worse: Exactly one year ago, amid mounting regulatory and financial problems, Valeant stock plunged almost 50% in a single day, a blow that immediately cost the hedge fund about $1 billion. Among stocks in focus are pharmaceutical firm Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (NYSE: VRX ), wearable tech name Vuzix Corporation (NASDAQ:VUZI), and luxury retailer Tiffany stock , Here's a quick roundup of the headlines moving shares of VRX , VUZI, and TIF stock. Read More »

Laptop ban creates turbulence for airline profits


President Recep Tayyip Erdogan urged Washington and London to withdraw the bans on Turkey "as soon as possible" on Thursday in a televised interview. Royal Jordanian said on Twitter it has received the instructions from "the concerned USA departments". Read More »

Bay Area Democrats pleased with American Health Care Act withdrawal


Congressman Jim Cooper, D-TN, would have been a no vote, as well as Congressman Steve Cohen, D-TN. Obamacare will remain in place for the "forseeable future", Ryan said Friday. "Seniors, the disabled, veterans, need all the help they can get". She also noted that she knows people in the pro-life community either think the new bill is strong enough or not doing enough. Read More »

President Trump licks his wounds day after health care bill implodes


Rep. Elizabeth Esty said her office received one email in favor of the Republican bill and more than 2,000 against it. "Have you read 'The Art of the Deal?' You need to read , 'The Art of the Deal, '" Rep. He disputed criticism that he was moving the goal posts on a deal. The president, said budget director Mick Mulvaney, was done negotiating. Trump had issued an ultimatum to his fellow Republicans after his administration failed to garner enough support for it. Read More »

Obamacare bipartisan support turns into Trump's first major legislative defeat


One of the largest blocs of conservatives in the House of Representatives announced it could not support Paul Ryan's American Healthcare Act, signaling a major blow to the legislation that is supposed to replace Obamacare. "Oh this looks bad for Trump", he said. "So what we now have is not working well in many respects", Snyder said. The overhaul drops requirements that insurance companies cover ten essential services, including hospitalization, maternity care, prescriptions and mental ... Read More »