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Congress Warns US Airlines to Improve Customer Service


The United passenger, David Dao, 69, reached an undisclosed settlement with the airline on Thursday, ending legal action against the carrier. "This has to be a turning point". Most cases of bumping passengers at United occur because of operational issues - such as weight restrictions that require leaving some seats empty - instead of overbooking, said Kirby. Read More »

Family kicked off Delta flight, threatened with jail, foster care


Brian Schear said the family had initially purchased a ticket for their teenage son on the red-eye flight, but made a decision to send him home early so that their 2-year-old could have a seat on the plane. "He won't sleep unless he's in his vehicle seat". Brian said the family was not reimbursed for their trouble. "You and your wife will be in jail and your kids will be put in foster care", the crew member says. Read More »

Federal Reserve keeps interest rates steady, hints at further hikes


But this week, it's all but sure to take a pause. The Fed raised rates by a quarter point in March and said it expected two more increases in 2017. It isn't just the Fed's short-term rate a benchmark for other borrowing costs throughout the economy that likely occupied attention at this week's meeting. Read More »

Coach's Kate Spade Purchase Buys a Bagful of Millennials

Globally, the upscale retailer has 133 specialty stores, 82 outlets stores and 54 franchises exclusively in foreign markets. "Kate Spade has a truly unique and differentiated brand positioning with a broad lifestyle assortment and strong awareness among consumers, especially millennials", Coach CEO Victor Luis said in the release. Read More »

Insurance Losses Erode Berkshire Hathaway Q1 Profit

Berkshire set up operations in India when Buffett visited in 2011, selling insurance online in a partnership with Indian firm Bajaj Allianz. In 2015, Berkshire made a bet that could profit from increased cyber breaches. "They have followed the standard capitalist formula ... of trying to do the same business with fewer people", Buffett said. Health care costs in other countries are now 10 percent or 11 percent of GDP, even though the ratios were on par with the USA decades ago, he said. Read More »

Oil extends gains as U.S. crude stocks fall for 5th straight week

The industry group the American Petroleum Institute reported a fall in USA crude inventories by 5.8 million barrels last week, which was more than the 1.8 million-barrel slide analysts predicted. The global benchmark crude closed at a $US2.52 premium to July WTI. At 522.5m barrels, U.S. crude oil inventories are near record levels. Crude production advanced for an 12th week, capping the longest stretch of gains since 2012. Read More »

Winslow Asset Management Inc. Has $13.362 Million Position in Comcast Co. (CMCSA)


Patriot Financial Group Insurance Agency LLC now owns 2,680 shares of the cable giant's stock valued at $100,000 after buying an additional 1,340 shares during the last quarter. Earnings per share (EPS) breaks down the profitability of the company on a single share basis, and for Comcast Corporation the EPS stands at 0.53 for the previous quarter, while the analysts predicted the EPS of the stock to be 0.45, suggesting the stock exceeded the analysts' expectations. Read More »

Snapchat's growth stalls in Facebook's shadow; stock plunges

Analysts are not expecting Snap to post a profit until 2019 at the earliest. In its first quarterly report, LinkedIn posted $121 million in revenue , versus an estimate of $104 million estimate, with earnings per share of $.10, versus a $.03 loss per share estimate. Read More »

Kapil Mishra visits CBI office to file complaint against Kejriwal, AAP leaders

Bhardwaj, while being whisked away by the police, told reporters that he attacked Mishra because "he has betrayed the party". The attacker was nabbed by the others present and handed over to police. Mishra has submitted his complaints against Kejriwal and other AAP leaders to the Anti-Corruption Board. Hazare said that whatever accusations the minister made against Kejriwal, the only reason is to get him out of power. Read More »

Traders Alert: First Horizon National Corporation (FHN)

As per Monday, July 18, the company rating was downgraded by Nomura. The present value of the firm in the stock market is $2.27B. Hovde Group upgraded it to "Outperform" rating and $16.25 target in Tuesday, January 5 report. Its down 12.11% from 1.47 million shares previously. Ameritas Prtnrs accumulated 69,919 shares. Closely-held shares are those owned by insiders, major shareholders and employees, while restricted stock refers to insider shares that can not be traded because of a temporary ... Read More »

UK prosecutors reject charges over election expense claims


Constituency candidates are required by law to stay within a certain spending limit during the "short" election. In an interview for KMTV's Paul on Politics show recently, he shrugged off the suggestion the inquiry would overshadow the Conservative campaign. Read More »

Neenah Paper, Inc. (NYSE:NP) Valuation According To Analysts

Parallel Advisors LLC bought a new stake in International Paper during the fourth quarter worth about $145,000. Neenah Paper, Inc is a producer of technical products and premium fine papers and packaging. The legal version of this report can be read at Read More »

United incident fuels Congress

United and other airlines have announced policy changes regarding overbooked flights. Seize this opportunity because if you don't, we're going to come, and you're not going to like it."After the hearing, Munoz said the message that change was needed was loud and clear". Read More »

Veteran journalist and presenter Mark Colvin dead at 65

The award-winning reporter has been battling a rare and chronic autoimmune disease, Wegeners Granulomatosis, which he contracted in Rwanda while covering the troubled nation's genocide in 1994. From 1988 to 1992, Colvin was a reporter for Four Corners , winning a Gold Medal at the New York Film Festival for a film on the Ethiopian starvation. Read More »

House GOP takes first steps to undo financial law


A repeal of the Department of Labor's fiduciary rule is now more likely as the House Financial Services Committee passes the Dodd-Frank overhaul bill, ThinkAdvisor writes. "I'll take 2 percent growth over the recession of 2008 any day of the week", Rep. Michael Capuano (D-Mass.) said, calling the bill "irredeemable" and "dead on arrival" in the Senate. Read More »

North Korea 'detains' another American citizen


The detainee was identified as Kim Hak-song, who was a US professor working at the Pyongyang University of Science and Technology . 'During that visit, Mr Kim was at PUST to do agricultural development work with PUST's experimental farm, ' it said in a statement. Read More »

Morgan Stanley Indicates Potential 9.73% Increase In Shares Of Spirit Realty Capital

The stock declined 1.50% or $0.51 reaching $33.59 on the news. Spirit Realty Capital, Inc.'s ROE is 1.26%, while industry's is 6.1%. It has outperformed by 12.23% the S&P500. The company was initiated on Thursday, August 25 by BTIG Research. Prologis Inc (NYSE:PLD) was reduced too. Its up 0.07, from 1.54 in 2016Q3. 459.06 million shares or 0.50% less from 461.37 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Read More »

Complaints about Australia's telco industry up 33.8 percent: watchdog


The TIO received nearly 66,000 complaints from Australian consumers and businesses unable to resolve problems with service providers between July and December, up from just 49,000 complaints during the same period in 2015. "No consumer should be left disconnected for long periods of time". An NBN Co spokesperson said that taking into account the increase in the number of active services , complaints about services delivered over the NBN have dropped by 30 percent. Read More » Ltd. NASDAQ:WIX Placed on Most Volatile List


Blackrock Fund Advisors has invested 0% in Wix.Com Ltd (NASDAQ:WIX). Several other analysts have also recently commented on WIX. At the moment 14 analysts are watching Ltd. Best time to invest in stock market is when things are on odd side, and it's not easy how to pick stocks. (NASDAQ:WIX) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May 10th. Read More »

General Election uncertainty hitting housing market, surveyors say


A survey of over 600 estate agency branches found the average number of properties was "hovering" close to record lows. It said momentum was continuing to ebb, with the number of enquiries from potential buyers also flat. Sean Murphy, Managing Director, Personal Banking at Ulster Bank, says: "The local housing market appears to have entered the second quarter of the year much as it finished the first, with prices and sales rising, and the expectation that this will continue". Read More »