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Asian markets slip as yen hits 5-month high

In central bank actions, Canada will probably hold its benchmark interest rate at 0.5 percent while Brazil will likely lower its key rate by a full percentage point, the biggest cut since 2009, as inflation has slowed by half in the previous year. Read More »

Where Technical Charts Stands for QEP Resources, Inc. (QEP)


The Relative Strength Index (RSI), developed by J. Welles Wilder, is a momentum oscillator that calculates the speed and change of price movements. The RSI oscillates between zero and 100. The number of shares now held by investors is 239.42 Million. QEP has P/E (Price to Earnings ttm) value of 0, Forward P/E of 0, P/C (Price to cash per share) of 6.26 and Price to Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) value of 0. Read More »

Dollar hits 5-month low vs. yen as N. Korea tensions mount

The dollar index.DXY, which measures the greenback against a basket of six major currencies, was down 0.41 percent at 100.15. Market liquidity was thinner than usual because of this week's Passover and Good Friday holiday observances around the world. Read More »

Sergio Garcia beats Justin Rose in playoff to claim first Masters

And I think because of that I'm able to stand here today. "I hit some really good shots coming in - I'm so happy". Rose made his, while Garcia just missed his. "I played nicely on the front". But there's always a group that, I don't know, they are just trying to be amusing not only with me, with everyone, trying to be amusing or something. Read More »

Pence visits Tokyo to reaffirm security ties as N. Korea tensions rise

Pence took off for Tokyo from a US air base south of Seoul, where he assured leaders of the "iron-clad" alliance with the United States. As 80 percent of Pyongyang's trade comes through China, Trump believes that Beijing can force Kim to stop testing missiles and atomic bombs before he produces an intercontinental ballistic missile that could hit the U.S. Read More »

Jonas resigns as MP

The rand, which fell as much as 1.9 percent at the start of trading on Tuesday, turned 1 percent firmer through the day as calls for Zuma to quit came in from unions, religious leaders, civil society and the opposition, although one analyst said he retained strong support within the party. Read More »

S.Korea pension fund accepts Daewoo Shipbuilding bailout proposal


The National Pension Service (NPS), the world's third-largest pension fund, said in a statement early on Monday that "accepting the debt restructuring will be more advantageous to improve the fund's returns". Daewoo plans to meet bondholders Monday and Tuesday, according to regulatory filings. The officials declined to be identified because of the sensitivity of the matter. Read More »

Dart Group PLC (DTG) Receives "Buy" Rating from Canaccord Genuity


Atlantic Grp Inc Ltd reported 1.27M shares. The stock had a trading volume of 127,728 shares. It has outperformed by 395.87% the S&P500. Ratings analysis reveals 100% of AVEO Pharmaceuticals's analysts are positive. Vident Investment Advisory Llc holds 0.63% of its portfolio in Allianzgi Convertible & Income Fund for 822,624 shares. Ajo Limited Partnership reported 0.74% of its portfolio in Prudential plc (LON:PRU). Read More »

Tough Talk On North Korea

Noting Trump's recent military actions in Syria and Afghanistan, Pence said, "North Korea would do well not to test his resolve" or the US armed forces in the region. Trump tweeted last week. Pence told reporters during a separate briefing that the White House was hopeful China would use its "extraordinary levers" to pressure North Korea to abandon its weapons program, echoing comments from Trump's national security adviser a day earlier. Read More »

US VP Pence assures Japan America is with ally '100 percent'

As the world contemplates the prospect of another war on the Korean peninsula, there is a danger that governments in the United States and North Korea could once again slide into conflict. Lu said Beijing wants to resume the multi-party negotiations that ended in stalemate in 2009 and suggested that USA plans to deploy a missile defense system in South Korea were damaging its relations with China. Read More »

Canada announces legislation to legalize recreational marijuana

The stated aim of legalisation is to reduce policing and prosecutions, and keep marijuana out of the hands of children. "The proposed legislation would allow Canadian adults to possess and purchase regulated and quality-controlled cannabis products, while prohibiting sales to young Canadians and any products, promotion, packaging or labelling that could be appealing to young people". Read More »

Bridal Couple Removed From United Airlines Flight Without Incident


Michael Hohl and Amber Maxwell are scheduled to get married on Thursday. United also said the couple upgraded to seats they didn't purchase. Rather than wake the man, Hohl said they made a decision to sit three rows ahead, thinking it wouldn't matter since the plane was rather empty anyway. Read More »

Pence, headed to Japan, turns focus to trade with key ally

But Trump's diplomatic forays so far with Xi - whom Trump hosted at his Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida earlier this month - are bearing tentative signs of progress. "That is not going to instill confidence". The latest North Korean missile launch may have been of a new and hitherto unknown system being developed by Kim Jong-Un's regime, a weapons expert has said. Read More »

JAB Holdings gobbles up USA bakery chain Panera Bread in takeover deal


JAB also controls the Coty Inc. cosmetics company and licenses Burberry Group's cosmetics brands. JAB will pay $315 per Panera Bread share, 14.5% higher than the company's closing price of $274 on April 4. Oppenheimer Holdings Inc. reissued an "outperform" rating and set a $240.00 price target on shares of Panera Bread in a research report on Tuesday, February 7th. Read More »

Tensions With North Korea Continue to Rise

Trump sent Navy carrier USS Carl Vinson to the Korean Peninsula last week, and said he is open to considering a sudden strike on North Korea in response to missile tests, a person familiar with the White House's thinking told Bloomberg. Read More »

South Carolina homeowner finds 9-foot alligator on porch


The family says the alligator climbed a back stairwell to the porch, crunched through the aluminum screen door and nestled between a sofa and a swinging bench. SC law dictates that alligators deemed to have caused a nuisance that been trapped must be euthanised - so the reptile never did succeed in its efforts to find a female alligator to mate with. Read More »

Apple Releases iOS 10.3.2 Beta 3 to Registered Developers


Apple launched a similar multi-user education mode for the iPad in iOS 9.3 previous year. The Apple TV will be the first Apple product to receive a multi-user login option with the release of TVos 11, according to The Verifier . Users will only have to connect their account once and then would be able to switch from and to profiles on the Apple TV easily, just like on Macs. Another feature that could arrive on the new tvOS update is the Picture-in-Picture mode. Read More »

Erdogan tells global election observers - 'know your place'


Worldwide monitors from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe said the move undermined safeguards against fraud. With political tensions once again escalating in Turkey after a result that opponents fear will hand Erdogan one-man rule, German Chancellor Angela Merkel called for dialogue to seek calm. Read More »

The Cliffs Natural Resources Inc (CLF) Bonds Drop 1.3% During Trading


Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. has 1 year price target of $8.36. (CLF) to Equal-Weight by settling a price target of $9 on 11/14/16. Vetr downgraded shares of Cliffs Natural Resources from a "strong-buy" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $10.76 price objective for the a research report on Wednesday, January 11th. Read More »

TCS shareholders approve Rs16,000 crore share buyback


Technology companies, although flush with cash, have for long stayed away from returning capital to shareholders through a buyback. It could also be the largest share buyback plan in the history of the Indian capital markets, beating Reliance Industries' buyback operation of Rs 10,440 crore between February 1, 2012 and January 19, 2013. Read More »

No more last-minute booking for United employees, airline says


United made headlines after footage of a passenger being forcibly dragged off a flight to make room for a crew member was shared widely on social media. The poll asked respondents on Wednesday, three days after a Kentucky doctor's forcible ejection stirred national outrage, to choose between a $204 nonstop United flight from NY to Chicago and an equally priced American Airlines flight. Read More »