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Elon Musk's Hyperloop Enters Europe: To Connect Paris and Amsterdam By 2021


The Hyperloop system, which was created by Elon Musk in 2012, delivers this method of transportation in the form of a pod vehicle using a reduced-pressure tube that helps it meet airline speed. The video below introduces the Hyperloop One system. Among the shortlisted routes are three in the United Kingdom; one connecting the Northern cities, another to bridge the North and the South, and a third to connect Scotland with Wales. Read More »

Huntsman Corporation (HUN) Trend of Beating EPS and Revenue Estimates

Moreover, Lapides Asset Management Llc has 4.07% invested in the company for 1.19 million shares. Finally, Two Sigma Investments LP raised its position in Huntsman by 26.6% in the fourth quarter. On average, analysts anticipate that Huntsman Co. will post $2.19 earnings per share for the current year. Stockholders of record on Thursday, June 15th will be paid a $0.125 dividend. Read More »

Sterling turns positive after ICM poll shows Conservatives with 11 pt lead


Having been largely subdued in early trading, sterling advanced throughout the day and by mid-afternoon it was 0.17% and 0.55% higher against the dollar and the euro respectively, trading at $1.2933 and €1.1513. While the polls have narrowed in recent weeks, the Conservatives remain clear favourites to be the ruling party for the next five years, with a weighted average of recent United Kingdom national polls showing the Tories retain a 43% to 37% lead over Labour. Read More »

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD): A Detailed Look at its Institutional Ownership


Voya Inv Mngmt Limited Liability Company invested in 0.01% or 311,448 shares. Wellington Shields Capital Management LLC bought a new stake in shares of Advanced Micro Devices during the first quarter valued at about $163,000. and worldwide copyright and trademark law. Several research firms have issued reports on AMD . Marshall Wace Llp has invested 0.47% in Advanced Micro Devices, Inc . Read More »

British police identify third London Bridge attacker


Saturday's rampage followed a suicide bombing that killed 22 adults and children at a pop concert in Manchester two weeks ago, and an attack in March when five people died after a vehicle was driven into pedestrians on London's Westminster Bridge. Read More »

HomePod vs. Google Home vs. Amazon Echo

Those companies have been slow to adopt the kinds of flexible voice capabilities we've seen on Echo and Google Home , and they tend to appeal to a higher-end consumer who thinks the Amazon and Google products look and sound cheap. " HomePod packs powerful speaker technology, Siri intelligence and wireless access to the entire Apple Music library into a attractive speaker that is less than 7 inches tall, can rock most any room with distortion free music and be a helpful assistant ... Read More »

UK Police Name Two London Attack Suspects

During the eight-minute long slaughter, the three knifemen ploughed into pedestrians on London Bridge using a van and went on to stab people in Borough Market with 12-inch knives. "One of my friends would let Abz babysit his daughter", Mimbo said. Butt had appeared in a television documentary called " The Jihadis Next Door ", broadcast previous year by Britain's Channel 4, one of a group of men who unfurled an Islamic State flag in a park. Read More »

Hawaii becomes first state to enact law aligning with Paris agreement

In an interview in Kampala on Friday, Dr Bahiingwa appealed to President Trump to reconsider his country's decision saying as part of the Paris Agreement, AU had committed to working with our member states to ensure the commitments are met and integrate them into the respective national development plans. Read More »

How to watch Game 3 of the NBA Finals, Warriors vs. Cavaliers

Kerr, 51, led the Warriors to the 2015 title before last year's defeat and said his side would have to play "smarter" in game three of the best-of-seven series, which takes place in Cleveland tomorrow. What are the notable differences between when Mike Brown is coaching and when Steve Kerr is on the bench? Stephen Curry took it right to LeBron. Read More »

Finance ministry policy group to push for rate cut


While the repo rate, at which the central bank infuses liquidity in the banking system, has been kept unchanged at 6.25%, the RBI lowered its inflation forecast for the current fiscal. "The decision of the MPC is consistent with a neutral stance of monetary policy", the RBI said in a statement . "Given the inflation trajectory and as the liquidity is enough in the market, it is unlikely that there would be any rate cut this time". Read More »

How general election polls have changed during campaign

Speaking ahead of a rally in Edinburgh on the final day of campaigning, the SNP leader added: "Given the narrowing of the polls in the rest of the United Kingdom, there is now every chance that a vote for the SNP can deny the Tories the crushing victory that they so arrogantly predicted at the start of the campaign". Read More »

Apple's new HomePod to compete with Amazon, Google

I listened to five songs across the three devices: Sia's " The Greatest ", " Sunrise " by Norah Jones, " Superstition " by Stevie Wonder, " DNA " by Kendrick Lamar and a live performance of The Eagles' " Hotel California ". The massive installed user base for Apple smartphones, tablets and smartwatches nearly ensures the success of this system out of the gate, if indeed speakers of this nature are to become a significant consumer electronics niche. Read More »

Legislative Uncertainty Throws Connecticut's Casino Expansion Effort in Limbo


A New England think tank is calling attention to a part of the new proposed casino legislation in CT. "But nothing's been signed off on, there's not a bill in existence - it's still being talked about". MGM International, which is now building a casino in Springfield, Massachusetts, is also lobbying hard to be allowed to make a proposal in CT. MGM has built its opposition to the tribes's casino around a pitch that CT, deep in the throes of a budget crisis, could do better by opening ... Read More »

KGaA (DRW3.DE) Shares Needle Moving 0.82%

The company is scheduled to announce its next quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 20th. Encana Corporation ( ECA ) stock price rose 19.58 percent over the past one year, while decreased -24.43 percent during the past 6 months. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, June 13th. This represents a $0.06 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.61%. Encana Corp's payout ratio is -3.97%. Read More »

Jordan lowers diplomatic representation in Qatar

Noting that Erdogan had launched diplomatic efforts to defuse tensions, Kalin reiterated Turkey's sadness over the incident, and said it stood ready help if needed. However, Qatar Airways will begin a daily flight to Dublin from next Monday 12 June. Just days after major Arab nations severed diplomatic ties to Qatar , the United Arab Emirates has taken another firm stance against the country. Read More »

ECB to nudge up growth forecasts but inflation a drag

Asian equity markets lacked direction Wednesday, as investors stuck to the sidelines ahead of bellwether global events this week. Dollar / yen was marginally down on the day trading at 109.33. "The UK parliamentary election on Thursday may turn out to be a closer race than expected just a few weeks ago", noted Richard Falkenhall, senior foreign exchange strategist at Swedish banking group SEB (LSE: 0MGS.L - news ). Read More »

Trump unveils plan to upgrade air traffic control system


Proponents of the idea claim that privatization will ensure steady funding through user fees, as opposed to air traffic control relying on yearly appropriations from Congress . Currently, America's air traffic controllers are government employees and part of the Federal Aviation Administration , and the airlines pay taxes to cover the approximate $10 billion annual cost to pay them and provide the equipment for them. Read More »

Hillary Clinton defends London mayor after Trump tweets


Trump had accused Khan of a "pathetic" response to Saturday's terrorist attack, after the mayor urged people not to be alarmed. "The Mayor is busy working with the police, emergency services, and the government to coordinate the response to this horrific and cowardly terrorist attack and provide leadership and reassurance to Londoners and visitors to our city", the spokesman said. Read More »

Amazon Prime debuts discount for people on government benefits


The typical Prime membership is $99 a year, but those who can not afford to pay up front also have a $10.99-a-month option. This discounted Prime offer comes after an announcement earlier this year about a pilot program allowing AmazonFresh and other online grocery stores to extend their services to Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP) enrollees. Read More »

USA intelligence chief 'never been asked to act illegally'


Coats is among a number of top U.S. national security officials scheduled to testify before the Senate panel - including acting Federal Bureau of Investigation chief Andrew McCabe, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who wrote the memo used as authorization to fire Comey, and Rogers, who reports say was also approached by Trump to defend Flynn. Read More »

What Are Analysts Report About Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK)


The stock of Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE: CHK ) earned "Underperform" rating by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, June 9. The company was upgraded on Friday, February 24 by UBS. Over the last 90 days, insiders bought 595,000 shares of company stock worth $3,100,200. This translates into $10.06M profit for CPK giving the stock a 31.81 P/E. Read More »

Multiple attackers at Iran parliament, 8 wounded


Two separate semi-official news agencies, Fars and Mehr , also confirmed that a shootout was taking place at the Parliament. Iran's state broadcaster IRIB reported that one attacker detonated a suicide vest there, though some other news agencies said the explosion might have been caused by grenades thrown by the assailants. Read More »

Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) Quarterly EPS Review

About 7 shares traded. It has underperformed by 33.62% the S&P500. 100.51 million shares or 11.10% more from 90.47 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. About 1.45M shares traded. Schaper Benz And Wise Counsel Incorporated Wi has 80,622 shares. Shares of Marriott International, Inc. Since May 9, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 insider sale for $37,100 activity. Read More »