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Global Oil Prices Unlikely to See Big Impact From Qatar Row


Brent crude, the global oil benchmark, fell 0.8% to $47.69 a barrel on London's ICE Futures exchange. Investors are watching for the official data to be released by the EIA on USA stocks. On May 25, OPEC and 10 non-OPEC partners including Russian Federation chose to roll over a 1.8 MMb/d production cut agreement into March 2018. Although Qatar is a small oil producer, other Opec states could see such an action as a reason to stop restraining their own output, traders said. Read More »

New iPhone feature to block texting while driving


Apple teased iOS 11 during its Worldwide Developers Conference ( WWDC ) keynote Monday, exciting iPhone enthusiasts with an assortment of new features. With iOS 11 , Siri will receive fresh male and female voices that are more expressive than ever before. iOS 11 unlocks the full potential of iPad. Read More »

Russia's Putin, Turkey's Erdogan call for compromise in Qatar row


The CNN report said it was not clear whether the hackers suspected in the Qatar incident were linked to Russian organizations such as the GRU military intelligence agency, which has been accused of being behind cyberattacks aimed at influencing the USA presidential election a year ago. Read More »

AstraZeneca PLC Posted losses of -0.17% in the Last Trade

Boston Private Wealth Ltd Limited Liability Company invested in 10,642 shares. Looking at some alternate time periods, the 12 month price index is 1.19879, the 24 month is 0.85106, and the 36 month is 0.85267. 19 funds opened positions while 54 raised stakes. (NASDAQ:SPLS). Manufacturers Life Ins Co The holds 660,189 shares. The stock of Ascential PLC (LON:ASCL) earned "Buy" rating by Deutsche Bank on Friday, May 20. Read More »

British PM Theresa May to form government after party weakened by election

With 633 out of 650 seats declared, the Conservatives had won 308 seats and were therefore no longer able to reach the 326-mark they would need to command a parliamentary majority. The initial projections also raise the prospect of Labour's Corbyn becoming prime minister if he can form a government with support from an array of smaller parties. Read More »

Revenue Estimates Analysis Of Weatherford International plc (WFT)


The original version of this news story can be read at Therefore 79% are positive. Weatherford International Ltd. had 69 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was upgraded by Piper Jaffray to "Overweight" on Friday, June 3. Read More »

Comey says circumstances in firing him is confusing

When questioned by Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL), Comey answered that President Donald Trump was not under investigation by the FBI . It is crucial at this stage that Mueller conduct a full investigation into whether crimes were committed, including by the president. Read More »

Fiduciary Rule Is Now (Partially) in Effect


Acting as a fiduciary means you're doing what's in the best interest of clients, said Tim Quillin, a partner with Aptus Financial in Little Rock. Prior to the rule's implementation, financial advisors who operate on commissions have been allowed to recommend investments that may actually cost clients more than cheaper, better alternatives. Read More »

AMD's new Radeon Pro 500 series powers new MacBook Pro

Apple also confirmed to 9to5Mac that the iMac Pro will not have user-replaceable RAM, which is perhaps equally disappointing but much less surprising. AMD is doing all sorts of great business with the likes of Ryzen, ThreadRipper, and their next-gen Vega GPU architecture making it into Apple's new iMac Pro . Read More »

Noteworthy Stock: Kimco Realty Corporation (KIM)

The firm has "Outperform" rating by Oppenheimer given on Thursday, February 11. As per Friday, December 16, the company rating was initiated by Suntrust Robinson. Texas Permanent School Fund invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Getty Realty Corp . North Point Portfolio Managers Corp sold 8,860 shares as On Assignment Inc. Read More »

Monsoon to cover Karnataka in the next two days: IMD


Southwest Monsoon 2017 has made an onset over many parts of the West Coast. Over the past 24 hours, the Colaba Observatory has recorded 28 mm of rain, while the one at Santacruz recorded 12 mm. The IMD has said that as things stand today, there is rapid advancement of monsoon and it will probably reach Mumbai by June 13-14.The conditions for a good monsoon seem to be favourable so far. Read More »

7 takeaways from Comey's testimony about what Trump told him to do

Mr. Comey's testimony also makes clear that the President never sought to impede the investigation into attempted Russian interference in the 2016 election, and in fact, according to Mr. The Virginia senator also cited another private discussion Comey said he had with Trump in which the president pushed him to drop the investigation into former national security advisor Michael Flynn. Read More »

FTSE rises as it opens to hung parliament

THE pound jumped to a two-week high this morning following the results of a final YouGov poll which showed that the Conservatives could have a seven-point lead over Labour. That's down from around $1.2960 Thursday night. The one-month sterling-dollar risk reversal, a measure of the balance of bets on the pound rising or falling in the next month, had touched its lowest level since September overnight, indicating a bias for further sterling weakness. Read More »

European Central Bank president sees inflation still subdued


The ECB also reduced its inflation projection to 1.5 per cent in 2017, down from 1.7 per cent previously, reflecting lower global oil prices rather than any change in underlying price pressures. Asset purchases under the program are due to continue at least until December at a pace of €60-billion per month. Analysts think the purchases will be tapered next year, but the central bank has moved gingerly in indicating when it might be ready to announce a schedule for reducing and then ending ... Read More »

UK election hangs in balance on disastrous night for May

But that was when the Lib Dems could have gone either way - with David Cameron's Conservatives , to whom they were more sympathetic, or Labour . Putting aside any demands for May to stand down, the party with the largest number of seats must reach out to other parties to strike a deal to share power. Read More »

Employers Added A Modest 138000 Jobs in May


The highest employment rate was found in El Centro, California at 19.2 percent. The unemployment rate for whites declined slightly to 3.7 percent in May. Reports for previous months were revised downward. Looking behind the immediate numbers , the picture is mixed at best. The unemployment rate, which is calculated from a different survey, fell from 4.4% to 4.3%, lowest since May 2003, the Labor Department said Friday. Read More »

Coca-Cola No Sugar: Two million samples to be given away


The stock decreased 0.83% or $0.38 during the last trading session, reaching $45.13. Meyer Handelman stated it has 1.05% of its portfolio in The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO). Finally, Northern Trust Corp increased its position in shares of The Coca-Cola by 3.5% in the third quarter. The institutional ownership stake in the corporation is 33.60%. Read More »

Election results 2017: What does it mean for Brexit?

May called the vote to strengthen her position before Brexit negotiations, fully expecting to thrash a Labour leader she mocked as "weak, unstable and nonsensical". May was fighting to hold on to her job on Friday as British voters dealt her a punishing blow, denying her the stronger mandate she had sought to conduct Brexit talks and instead weakening her party's grip on power. Read More »

Brazil Court to Decide on 2014 Case That Could Remove President Temer

Temer could appeal any ruling against him. Mr Alves stepped down past year after allegations he was involved in the massive Car Wash corruption scandal . If the TSE judges him to have been responsible for abuses in 2014, the court could then annul the election results, throwing Brazil into even deeper political chaos. Read More »

RBI to leave rates unchanged in FY18: Nomura


Surprisingly, the RBI has reduced its own first half year inflation forecast to 2.25% (from 4.5%) and the second half year forecast to 4.5% from the earlier 5% target. And that monetary policy can play a more effective role when these factors are in place. Consumer price inflation rose by just 2.99 per cent in April, the weakest on record. Read More »

No change in key lending rate, cuts in SLR : Reserve Bank

RBI last changed the policy rate with a 25 basis points cut in October, though it surprised analysts with a 25 basis point hike in its reverse repo rate in April. "Monetary policy can play a more effective role only when these factors are in place", it said. "In this view, inflation forecast errors by the RBI have been large and systematically one-sided in overstating inflation". Read More »

Overview of Price Move: Novavax, Inc. (NVAX)

Currently, the stock has a 1 Year Price Target of $3.48. (NASDAQ: NVAX ) has "Outperform" rating given on Friday, September 16 by FBR Capital. Among 31 analysts covering Chevron Corporation ( NYSE:CVX ), 22 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 8 Hold. Read More »

Qatar FM to AP: No one has 'right to blockade my country'

Qatar's foreign minister rejected what he described as "interference" in his country's foreign policy, ruling out a military solution to the crisis. Branch campus expert Jason Lane, vice-provost for academic planning and strategic leadership at the State University of NY, said it was unlikely there would be immediate withdrawals from Qatar, but that the country's reputation had taken a significant hit. Read More »

James Comey testifies before US Senate about dealings with President Donald Trump


Direct public comment about Comey's blunt testimony was left to Trump's outside personal counsel and the president's namesake son, who was active on Twitter during the Comey testimony before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence. While other cable news networks have focused on Comey's testimony, Fox coverage has highlighted tangents to the hearing, like Hillary Clinton's emails, mostly ignoring the core of what Comey testified to in order to find the arrangement of words they feel ... Read More »

Injured In Poolbeg Incinerator Accident


The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) visited the plant and said that the "lime release was contained in the building and there was no loss of lime to the environment". Green Party leader and TD for Dublin Bay South Eamon Ryan said: "This incident is extremely worrying, given the incinerator only began operations this week". Read More »