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Clark Howard backs President on air traffic proposal


The proposal, created to lower costs and improve the efficiency of the system that oversees flights, would transfer about 15,000 controllers and thousands of other managers and technical workers to a new government-sanctioned corporation. In an attempt to gain support for the plan, which fell short in Congress past year, the White House said the corporation's board should be insulated from industry stakeholder groups. Read More »

Queen's Speech could be delayed, says Damian Green

In a measure of the desperation in Conservative ranks, Brady, who is chairman of the influential 1922 committee of Conservative members of parliament, suggested the party could end up relying on support from pro-Brexit opposition members of parliament. Read More »

Verizon's initial move with Yahoo will snatch 2100 jobs


Yahoo shareholders voted Thursday to approve a revised agreement for Verizon to buy Yahoo's core Internet assets for $4.48 billion, according to preliminary results from a special shareholder meeting. While Verizon's key rival AT&T has taken big steps to enter the media business with its 2015 purchase of DirecTV and its announced acquisition of Time Warner, Verizon has taken a more measured approach, choosing to build its products in house while bolstering its content via niche acquisitions. Read More »

Macron set for landslide majority in parliament

With all the ballots counted, Macron's LREM and MoDem had won over 32 percent of the vote. The emergence of LREM little as a start-up movement just over a year ago has triggered a major shift in the political landscape in France. Based on initial results, polling firms Kantar Public-onepoint predicted that La Republique en Marche (The Republic on the Move, LREM) would take 400 to 440 of the assembly's 577 seats after next Sunday's second round of run-off votes. Read More »

HD Supply Holdings, Inc. (HDS) Sees Large Decrease in Short Interest

The company had revenue of $1.87 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.86 billion. About 1.85M shares traded. 2,241,210 shares of the stock traded hands. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Outperform" on Thursday, September 8. On Wednesday, December 9 the stock rating was maintained by Susquehanna with "Positive". Read More »

$0.31 Earnings Per Share Expected for Rowan Companies PLC (RDC) This Quarter

Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 10,615,408 shares of the oil and gas company's stock worth $165,387,000 after buying an additional 477,442 shares during the last quarter. Its book value per share for the most recent quarter is $42.42 while its price to book ratio for the same period is 0.28, as for as the company's cash per share for the most recent quarter is $9.32, however its price to cash per share ratio for the same period is 1.29. Read More »

First Mid Illinois (NASDAQ:FMBH) Covered By Yet Another Research Firm

The Jacobs Asset Management Llc holds 84,549 shares with $2.88M value, down from 114,376 last quarter. The original version of this piece can be read at Read More »

Barrick Gold Corporation (ABX) fell down -1.92% in the last trading session

Dextera Surgical Inc (NASDAQ:DXTR) recently closed at market price of $0.209 with a 1 year price target of $2.10. At the time of writing, the 14-day ADX for Barrick Gold Corp ( ABX .TO) is standing at 14.35. KCG Holdings Inc. boosted its position in Barrick Gold Corp by 261.2% in the first quarter. On Friday, May 26 the stock rating was maintained by Berenberg with "Sell". Read More »

Pulse, One Year Later

Mateen: I pledge allegiance to [omitted] may God protect him [in Arabic], on behalf of [omitted ]. People dressed in white angel costumes surrounded the club Monday. "Paul, I think about every day", he says. Forty-nine people were killed and dozens more were injured inside the nightclub. She said she hopes honoring the memory of those lost will bring good change to communities around the country. Read More »

Integrated Device Technology Inc

It has underperformed by 3.90% the S&P500. Parkwood Llc increased Nisource Inc (NI) stake by 160.94% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Schroder Investment Management Grp holds 1.82 million shares or 0.08% of its portfolio. Parametric Portfolio Associates Limited Company accumulated 177,939 shares. Glen Harbor Capital Management LLC increased its position in shares of Integrated Device Technology by 22.2% in the first quarter. Read More »

EU leaders call for a softer Brexit


The Conservatives stay the party of government, but a small margin of victory means the election result forces them to rethink their Brexit strategy. He said May was chosen by the Conservative Party last autumn to be the safe pair of hands that would navigate Britain through the hard waters of Brexit. Read More »

De Villiers confident of leading South Africa in 2019 World Cup

This win took India's points tally to four points, while South Africa , with only two points from three matches, were eliminated. They did leave nothing to chance. "I still care deeply about the environment that I spent so much time building as a player, and it hurt to see such an unrecognisable South Africa performance". Read More »

Qatar says Gulf citizens can stay despite tensions


Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Bahrain are among several countries which last week announced the suspension of all ties to Qatar over what they say is the state's support for extremist groups and its political proximity to Shiite Iran. "I call on all states to take immediate steps to de-escalate the situation and to find a rapid resolution through mediation". Qahtani added: "When it comes to terrorism, Qatar has never supported terrorism, Qatar does not support terrorism, Qatar will not support ... Read More »

Govt close to resolution on stressed power projects: Goyal

The capacity of India's southern electricity grid has increased 89 per cent in the last three years and the Centre plans to double it in the next three years, Power Minister Piyush Goyal said on Monday while blaming the Karnataka government for posing hurdles to these plans. Read More »

UAE exempts Qataris married to Emiratis from expulsion order - paper


Saudi Arabia has closed the Qatari peninsula's only land border, threatening imports of both fresh food and raw materials needed to complete a US$200 billion (RM853.01 billion) infrastructure project for the 2022 football World Cup. The Middle East's biggest airlines are suspending flights to Qatar as a major diplomatic crisis roils the region. French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian is scheduled to talk Monday with his Qatari counterpart. Read More »

Confirmed: 2 Australians Killed in the London Terror Attack

Foreign Minister Julie Bishop says the families are on their way to London and have asked for privacy. In a statement , Ms Bishop said the government was "deeply saddened" two Australians had been killed. Her family said she died running towards the danger to help victims on the bridge. The family said her actions "demonstrate how selfless, caring and heroic she was, not only on that night, but throughout all of her life". Read More »

Qatar Airways calls on United Nations body to declare Qatar measures illegal


U.S. President Donald Trump initially offered to host Qatar and its adversaries - all U.S. allies - at the White House, but on Friday said Qatar has been a high-level sponsor of terrorism and backed the Gulf pressure. Maersk Line also stated it would not be working with Qatar, however more recently it was reported that a shipment was planned by the world's largest liner. Read More »

Britain could still walk away from Brexit negotiations: Davis


Ruth Davidson, the influential leader of the Conservatives in Scotland, which voted heavily to remain in the European Union a year ago and where May's party won rather than lost seats on Thursday, called for a deal that put "economic growth first" and said after the meeting with May that the Brexit policy could change. Read More »

Analysts Issue Forecasts for Noble Co.'s Q1 2019 Earnings (NE)

The analysts forecasted Growth Estimates for the Current Quarter for ECA to be -60%. Nomura "Upgrades" Noble Corp (NYSE:NE) in a research note issued to investors on 5/18/17 to Neutral with price target of $0. A number of other hedge funds have also modified their holdings of NBL. 44 funds opened positions while 82 raised stakes. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 20,152,512 shares of the oil and gas company's stock valued at $124,744,000 after buying an additional 188,754 shares during the period. Read More »

Qatar foreign minister denounces 'unfair,' 'illegal' sanctions


The most visible member of the government has been Sheikh Mohammed, who has said Qatar would not "surrender" to the political pressure. "Most countries in Africa have ties with Qatar and not many of them have strong feelings against it". Soldiers in an armored pick-up truck looked out over barbed-wire at sprawling dustland separating Qatar from Saudi Arabia . French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian is scheduled to talk Monday with his Qatari counterpart. Read More »

Waldron LP Acquires 12978 Shares of Bank of America Corp (BAC)


About 33.44M shares traded. It has outperformed by 32.09% the S&P500. Hudson Bay Capital Management Lp increased Bank Amer Corp ( BAC ) stake by 738.11% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Lyons Wealth Mngmt Ltd Liability Corporation has invested 1.71% in Bank of America Corp ( NYSE : BAC ). Noting its average daily volume at 0.72 million shares each day over the month, this signifies a pretty significant change over the norm. Read More »