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United States intelligence says Russian hackers set off Qatar diplomatic crisis

UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash said there would be more curbs if necessary, and that Qatar needed to make ironclad commitments to change what critics say is a policy on funding Islamist militants. "It is more about preventing things from getting worse", said one diplomat in Kuwait, whose leader was in both the UAE and Qatar on Wednesday for consultations. Read More »

China CPI Rises 1.5% On Year In May


Compared to April, consumer inflation declined at a slightly smaller than expected 0.1%, official data showed. On a monthly basis, however, the CPI declined 0.1 percent, according to the NBS. The index increased 7.8 percent from a year ago in February, the fastest since 2008. China's inflation accelerated to a four-month high in May, while producer prices grew at the slowest pace seen so far this year due to weak commodity prices. Read More »

House passes bill to undo Dodd-Frank financial rules

Charlie Crist took to the floor of the U.S. House on Thursday to blast the Financial CHOICE Act , a Republican-sponsored bill that would undo significant parts of the Dodd-Frank financial reforms implemented the wake of the Great Recession . Read More »

Defending champion Djokovic dumped out of French Open


Carreno Busta , the 20th seed, will be playing in his first Slam quarter-final at the age of 25. World number two Djokovic slumped to a stunning 7-6 (7/5), 6-3, 6-0 quarter-final loss to Dominic Thiem for his earliest exit in Paris in seven years. Read More »

Two US Men Charged With Scouting Terrorist Targets for Hezbollah


Hizballah is a designated foreign terrorist organization and its Islamic Jihad Organization has been responsible for terrorist activities and incidents outside of Lebanon. When he returned, El Debek's Islamic Jihad Organization handlers asked him for photographs of the U.S. Embassy there and details about its security procedures. Read More »

ECB policy changes came without dissent - Draghi


Draghi said risks to growth are now "broadly balanced" - a tweak from last time out when risks were "tilted to the downside". An afternoon recap of the day's most important business news , delivered weekdays. "The Governing Council expects the key ECB interest rates to remain at their present levels for an extended period of time, and well past the horizon of the net asset purchases", the bank said, removing a long-standing reference to lower rates. Read More »

Can Apple's HomePod Compete With Amazon's Alexa?


The speaker also doubles up as a Home Assistant, wherein you can set reminders, ask questions about the news or traffic, or even ask to text a friend. At $350 a speaker, HomePod is almost double the price of Amazon Echo , which retails for $180. The company displayed that it was continuing to bet on the tablets by unveiling an iPad upgrade. Read More »

Oil dips on concerns about rising US output, OPEC tensions

Crude output in the United States , which is not participating in the supply cuts, has jumped more than 10 per cent since mid-2016 to 9.34 million bpd, close to levels of top producers Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation. Although the dispute between the countries has not directly and immensely affected crude oil prices, the Brent crude futures recently rallied by 1% after concerns on the ongoing rift led to speculation of cut ties between the producing countries. Read More »

House GOP backs bill to undo much of Dodd-Frank

Senators have said they'll spend the next few months trying to find common ground on legislation created to boost the economy. The Senate has been working on a separate bill that is more focused on loosening regulations on community banks . Read More »

Analysts Consensus For Marks & Spencer Group (LON:MKS)

Ny State Teachers Retirement Systems has 0% invested in EI Group PLC (LON:EIG) for 33,363 shares. Envestnet Asset Management holds 0% or 373 shares. Gamco Investors Et Al holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Inventure Foods Inc (NASDAQ:SNAK) for 106,929 shares. Read More »

Gramercy Property Trust (GPT) Receives Daily Media Impact Rating of 0.12

Nomura Asset Mgmt accumulated 49,888 shares. The Company, through its subsidiaries, owns and operates casino resorts. Korea Inv has 119,800 shares. 05/05/2016 - Essex Property Trust, Inc . WEBSTER STEVEN A had sold 1,320 shares worth $112,490. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.81 in 2016 Q4. The real estate investment trust reported $1.09 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.10 by $0.01. Read More »

Tuesday Morning Corp. (NASDAQ:TUES) Under Analyst Spotlight

The stock is expected to report revenue as high as $210.89M and as low as $200.2M per share. Par Capital Management Inc owns 3.50 million shares or 0.25% of their USA portfolio. The company reported ($0.34) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.27) by $0.07. The firm had revenue of $203 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $207.10 million. Read More »

American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AXL) Under Analyst Spotlight

Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AXL ). According to Zacks, analysts expect that American Axle & Manufact. Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AXL). Connor Clark And Lunn Investment Ltd accumulated 259,550 shares. Invesco Limited reported 92,739 shares. 08/12/2015 - American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc. had its "neutral" rating reiterated by analysts at Susquehanna. Read More »

Edge Wealth Management LLC Has $1.95 Million Stake in, Inc

Shares of, Inc. Concourse Capital Management Llc decreased Amazon Com Inc (AMZN) stake by 7.52% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Corium International had 11 analyst reports since August 25, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel., Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN)'s stock had its "buy" rating reissued by equities research analysts at Royal Bank of Canada in a research note issued on Tuesday, May 2nd. Read More »

Melbourne siege being treated as terrorism


Victoria state Police Chief Commissioner Graham Ashton said on Tuesday that the gunman appeared to have acted alone and was not as part of any ongoing plot or threat. The Victorian Premier, Daniel Andrews, has also suggested ASIO and the Australian Federal Police be directly involved in deciding whether to grant parole for people with terrorist associations . Read More »

Independence Realty Trust Inc (IRT) Technical Levels in Review — Trading Focus

About 169,586 shares traded. It has outperformed by 7.20% the S&P500. Education Realty Trust, Inc. has a 12-month low of $36.98 and a 12-month high of $48.87. This represents a $0.42 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.98%. Qs Investors Ltd holds 17 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Northwestern Mutual Investment Management Company LLC boosted its position in shares of First Industrial Realty Trust by 0.3% in the first quarter. Read More »

Tallgrass Energy Partners LP (TEP) Shares Sold by Samson Capital Management LLC

The stock of Holly Energy Partners, L.P. (NYSE:HEP) earned "Sector Perform" rating by Howard Weil on Tuesday, September 8. JP Morgan maintained the stock with "Overweight" rating in Friday, August 14 report. Renaissance Tech Limited Liability Com has 127,550 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. In the last earnings report the EPS was $0.95 and is estimated to be $0.43 for the current year with 120,787,000 shares now outstanding. Read More »

European Central Bank keeps interest rates on hold as growth picks up


The lower inflation outlook suggested that the European Central Bank will likely keep its stimulus program for now even though growth projections for the region were revised higher. At 9:33 a.m. ET (1333 GMT), the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 1.74 points, or 0.01 percent, at 21,171.95 and the S&P 500 was down 0.62 points, or 0.02 percent, at 2,432.52. Read More »

WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (WCG) VP Sells 600 Shares of Stock

The 8 months bullish chart indicates low risk for the $7.88B company. Baillie Gifford And reported 6.94 million shares stake. We have $188.34 PT which if reached, will make NYSE:WCG worth $474.00 million more. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $1.06 earnings per share. They expect $0.85 EPS, down 18.27% or $0.19 from last year's $1.04 per share. Read More »

North America's oldest company will be cutting 2000 jobs


The announcement came as the company released its first-quarter earnings, which showed a net loss of US$163 million (CA$221 million), more than double the US$71 million (CA$97 million) loss it had in the same period past year. The reductions will "flatten" the organization by removing layers and streamlining decision-making, making HBC more nimble, he said. Among other leadership changes, HBC has appointed Alison Coville, an nearly 20-year veteran of Hudson's Bay, as president of the ... Read More »

Court to open case that could unseat Brazil's Temer (JBSS3)


The TSE is deciding whether abuse of power - principally the use of corrupt campaign money - fatally undermined the 2014 election in which Temer was reelected vice president with then president Dilma Rousseff . Officials held a news conference later at which they laid out allegations that Alves and Fred Queiroz, Natal's secretary of public works, received bribes from major construction companies. Read More »

How Rahul rode and walked to Mandsaur

Prevented by the administration from entering violence-hit Mandsaur , Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday accused the Narendra Modi government of favouring the rich and giving farmers "only bullets". Hundreds of Congress workers as well as senior leaders like Rajasthan Congress chief Sachin Pilot and Madhya Pradesh legislator Jaiwardhan Singh also courted arrest. Read More »

Intelligence Heads Say No Pressure From Trump on Russia Probe


Comey believes that any of his interactions with the President rise to the level of obstruction of justice ". McCabe refused to discuss any conversations he'd had with Comey regarding Comey's discussions with Trump . The opposite occurred, as the firing created a political firestorm that has stalled Trump's legislative agenda and taken over Washington . Comey states that Trump repeatedly asked him to publicly announce that he was not under investigation for any ties to Russian Federation. Read More »

Pitt releases Johnson to play at UNC as graduate transfer


NCAA rules generally allow graduate transfers to be eligible immediately at their new school without sitting out a season. "Given this NCAA interpretation, we have made a decision to take a less restrictive approach and grant Cameron Johnson the opportunity to transfer to another ACC school with immediate eligibility for competition", the statement reads. Read More »