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General Election 2017: May under pressure as hung parliament confirmed

Sterling saw its biggest daily fall since January before recovering some ground on Friday after an exit poll unexpectedly showed Prime Minister Theresa May losing her parliamentary majority in Britain's election . May's attempt to make it an election just on Brexit leadership went badly awry in mid-May. "But not quite the Brexit election we expected", said Rob Ford, political science professor at Manchester University. Read More »

United Kingdom election 2017: full results

Although polls make her favourite to win, terror attacks in London and Manchester have put her under pressure, while campaign missteps have dented her reputation as a safe pair of hands. The euro had less luck on the United States dollar, easing 0.25 percent to $1.1188 and testing support under $1.1190. While the pound dipped, it was still holding on to gains made after May called the election. Read More »

Apple launches iMac Pro with Xeon CPU and Vega GPU


Starting at $4,999 with a target availability of December 2017, the new iMac Pro includes four Thunderbolt 3 Ports, a built-in 10 GB Ethernet port, 1080p FaceTime Camera, improved cooling, and up to 18-core Xeon processors. Apple also promised performance of up to 22 teraflops. The upgrade should come with a marginal increase in performance and battery life, however Apple didn't care to elaborate acknowledging the change is a small one, not to mention they didn't address other complaints ... Read More »

Sterling trades lower as United Kingdom election results signal uncertainty


However, others believe that a hung parliament increases the likelihood of a softer Brexit, which could be supporting the pound and preventing it going into freefall. A Bloomberg survey of 11 banks and brokerages conducted before the exit poll showed that sterling could plunge to as low as US$1.20 today while the median forecast for a level of US$1.2350. Read More »

Outstanding Analyst Ratings For LiDCO Group (LON:LID)

The rating was maintained by Beaufort Securities on Tuesday, May 2 with "Buy". The firm has "Buy" rating given on Friday, April 22 by Goodbody. The firm has "Overweight" rating by J.P. The firm has "Hold" rating by Vetr given on Tuesday, September 1. BNP Paribas maintained Ashtead Group plc (LON:AHT) on Monday, June 13 with "Outperform" rating. Read More »

Trump's use of cancer charity draws awkward scrutiny


Jude's hospital". After he had started charging Eric, Donald Trump donated $100,000 to Eric's charity which went back to Donald Trump via the payments, but now to his private businesses as revenue. The foundation changed its named to Curetivity and continue to hold golf tournaments to raise money for St. Jude, Forbes reports. "The Eric Trump Foundation was also responsible for building a $20 million dollar ICU which treats the sickest children anywhere in the world suffering from ... Read More »

Eighth person killed in London attack found in Thames river


The paper said he tried to go to Syria a year ago via Bologna. Butt, once seen in a documentary called " The Jihadis Next Door ", had been repeatedly reported to police for his violent behavior and reports from a neighbor who said he was trying to lure young kids to radical Islam. Read More »

General election 2017: tuition fee pledge key as Labour surges

Nick Clegg, the party's former leader who was deputy Prime Minister under the 2010 coalition with the Conservatives , lost his seat, while the party's leader Tim Farron held on with a narrow majority. Oh dear! Her gamble of a snap election to win a Brexit mandate had horribly backfired. May had hoped the election would focus on Brexit, but that never happened, as both the Conservatives and Labour said they would respect voters' wishes and go through with the divorce. Read More »

British shock: Theresa May's election gamble appears to backfire

May, who took over after last year's Brexit referendum , began the formal two-year process of leaving the European Union on March 29. Investors worry that a minority Conservative government would be weaker in Brexit talks, which start on June 19 and are to last for at least the next two years. Read More »

The TCW Group Inc. Sells 118733 Shares of Regal Entertainment Group (RGC)

The company has a market cap of $1.24B and its 12 month revenue was nearly $1.76B. The important tool that makes dividend growth investing is growth in earnings per share. Adams Asset Advsrs Limited invested 0.04% in Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE:GS). Regal Entertainment Group's payout ratio is 81.48%. Ranger International Management Lp holds 2.92% of its portfolio in Regal Entertainment Group for 43,966 shares. Read More »

Community Members React to Comey's Hearing

But Comey already suspected Sessions would recuse himself, for reasons he said he couldn't discuss in an open hearing, weeks before The Washington Post uncovered Sessions' meetings with Kislyak. In the meantime, President Trump would do well to refrain from insinuating himself any further into this mess. "I don't know what he was doing, but I don't buy it". Read More »

Warriors Durant not simply along for Finals ride

To make matters worse, a new report suggests LeBron James may consider leaving "The Land" in favor of one of the Los Angeles teams. "Iggy" has averaged 6.3 points, four rebounds and 3.7 assists in the first three games this year. Among the lessons learned were patience and control. According to Thompson, it wasn't anything Durant said or did in an overt, leadership-y sort of way that sparked the comeback. Read More »

Apple Unveils New Siri-Enabled Speaker Called HomePod


It will be released in the US, United Kingdom and Australia in December, and the rest of the world next year. " Apple reinvented portable music with iPod and now HomePod will reinvent how we enjoy music wirelessly throughout our homes ", says Philip Schiller, Apple's senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing. Read More »

Man with knife holds hostages at job centre in northeast England


A knifeman has been holding employees of a Job Centre in Byker, Newcastle , Northern England hostage Friday. Several members of staff are being held there, while others managed to leave. Pictured show the roads around the job centre teeming with cops as they condoned off the area for the public's safety. Officers said they found a man wielding a knife at the centre. Read More »

BGC Partners Inc (BGCP) Needle Moving 2.12%

Insiders sold 205,178 shares of company stock worth $17,758,939 in the last ninety days. About 2.31 million shares traded. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has risen 62.48% since June 8, 2016 and is uptrending. Rosenblatt downgraded the stock to "Neutral" rating in Wednesday, January 6 report. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Friday, August 26 by Johnson Rice. Read More »

Nomura makes initial estimate of Conservatives winning 331 seats

Exit polls since 2001 have generally predicted the largest party correctly, getting seat counts right within 20 seats. Opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn , who built his reputation as a left-wing activist, focused his campaign on ending the years of austerity that have followed the global financial crisis. Read More »

Trump pushes infrastructure plan as Russian Federation probe heats up

President Donald Trump says the United States must have the best, fastest and most reliable infrastructure in the world. "We will create the first-class infrastructure our country and our people deserve". Withrow said if he passed on the costs to his employees, they would likely leave the company. Before his speech, the president met with Raya Whalen of Troy, Ohio and Dan Withrow of Louisville, Kentucky - two business owners whom Trump said saw their health-care costs skyrocket because ... Read More »

Hot Stock Overview: IAMGOLD Corp. (IAG)

Want to see what other hedge funds are holding IAG? WA acquired a new stake in shares of IAMGOLD Corp during the fourth quarter worth $646,000. The last session's volume of 6.34 million shares was higher than its average volume of 7.23 million shares. Read More »

United States sanctions North Korea and their military suppliers


The civic group subsequently exchanged emails with North Korea and proposed to deliver anti-malarial items such as insecticides, diagnostic kits and mosquito repellant to North Korea this week, according to group official Hong Sang-young. President Donald Trump's North Korea policy of maximum pressure, adding "we will no longer fall for that old trick". North Korea has rejected all UN Security Council resolutions dating back to 2006 when it conducted its first nuclear test, saying such moves ... Read More »

Pointstate Capital LP Raised Stake in Comcast Corp New (CMCSA)

Comcast Corp New (Call) now has $198.04 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.03% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $28.72. It is now trading 0.46% off that level. Scopus Asset Mgmt Limited Partnership owns 1.17M shares. Barclays Public Ltd holds 0% or 9,050 shares in its portfolio. Therefore 86% are positive. According to analysts Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA)'s minimum EPS for the current quarter is at $0.45 and can go high up to $0.5. Read More »

Here's how Apple could kill the Amazon Echo


A WSJ report cites a few Apple ex-employees and a developer who claimed that engineers at the company were dismayed at the launch of Amazon Echo , which showed Amazon had mastered a lot of things that Siri hadn't yet. Amazon and Google are willing to throw caution to the wind and let users put whatever they want on their Echo and Home. It will have Siri-integration to enable it to be controlled by voice. Read More »

Brokers Change Their Target Price On Newfield Exploration Company (NYSE:NFX)

BMO Capital Markets set a $40.00 price objective on shares of Newfield Exploration and gave the stock a buy rating in a report on Tuesday, May 2nd. Asset Mgmt invested in 6,474 shares or 0.01% of the stock. After $0.57 actual EPS reported by Newfield Exploration Co. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -21.05% negative EPS growth. Pacer Advisors Inc. Read More »

Gilead Sciences INC (GILD) Valuation Declined While Numeric Investors LLC Increased Position

The stock ended last trade at $64.32 a share and the price is up more than -10.18% so far this year. About 8.72 million shares traded or 14.14% up from the average. The company was maintained on Monday, September 14 by S&P Research. As per Wednesday, July 29, the company rating was maintained by Oppenheimer. Sterne Agee CRT initiated the stock with "Buy" rating in Tuesday, July 21 report. Read More »