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Annual Farm Aid benefit concert returning to Pennsylvania


Rolling Stone notes that this year marks the first time Farm Aid has been held in Burgettstown since 2002 - which was the first time the show was held in the Northeast. Along with the music, Farm Aid will also offer local and organic foods, a "homegrown village" that will feature hands-on activities about farming, food, soil and energy, and a "homegrown skills" tent that celebrates agriculture and turns the spotlight on agrarian skills. Read More »

Oil Halts Advance on Signs of Surging US Gasoline Stockpiles


Brent crude futures were trading at $49.94 per barrel at 0041 GMT, down 18 cents, or 0.4 per cent, from their last close . This is also partly because crude production in the United States , which is not participating in the cuts, has jumped by over 10 percent since mid-2016 to 9.34 million bpd, close to levels by top producers Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation. Read More »

Firefighters battling massive blaze in London high-rise

The Metropolitan Police said two people were being treated at the scene for smoke inhalation and cordons were in place. By early morning, most of the block was a blackened hulk. "It's clearly been a devastating fire", he said. Hassad says she believes one of her friend's daughters is in a hospital, but didn't know which one. Read More »

Now Vijay Mallya takes on media for 'hate campaign'


In an early morning tweet on Wednesday, Mallya asked the media to wait for the verdict in his extradition case going on in the United Kingdom court. "You can keep dreaming about a billion pounds; you cannot prove anything without facts" he said to reporters after. Read More »

Sales lift profits for Zara owner Inditex by 18 percent


That was up 17% year-on-year and above estimates. Online growth has helped Inditex to consistently outperform rivals such as H&M in recent years as its fast-fashion model allows it to quickly replicate the latest runway trends into stores in weeks. Read More »

Key takeaways from Jeff Sessions' testimony

But Sessions recused himself from the Russian Federation investigation in March after the revelations of the two Kislyak meetings. "It's one that I have some appreciation for as having spent 15 years in the Department of Justice, 12 as United States Attorney, and that principle is that the Constitution provides the head of the Executive Branch certain privileges, and that one of them is confidentiality of communications, and that it is improper for agents of any department of the executive ... Read More »

North Korea frees American student said to be in coma

This speculation was fuelled when Swedish embassy officials in North Korea, who act on behalf of the United States, were denied visitation rights. Instead, the administration credited the release to its diplomatic intervention. Yun then met last week with the North Korean ambassador at the U.N.in NY. "I have high confidence that's not the case but Dennis does know Trump and he does know Kim", Pinkston said, adding that "it's not a pre-planned thing, the White House, State Department ... Read More »

Oil prices fall on OPEC output increase, rising US crude stocks


DeAngelis added that the anticipated 1 million bpd demand for the rest of this year "is not enough [to balance the market] given the boost we're seeing here". But in what would presumably be a positive development for OPEC, a Reuters analysis of hedging disclosures by the 30 largest USA shale companies shows that most stayed on the sidelines in the first three months of this year, compared to a year ago when they rushed to lock in prices even though oil was trading $15 per barrel lower. Read More »

Energy Select Sector SPDR


Investors and traders may use this indicator to help spot price reversals, price extremes, and the strength of a trend. CCI generally measures the current price relative to the average price level over a specific time period. Stock investors acquired 14,606 put options on the company. The company's 50-day moving average price is $23.65 and its 200-day moving average price is $23.68. Read More »

WH Smith sees high street falls offset by airport and railway shops


Conversely its travel arm reported a total sales rise of eight per cent, benefiting from currency fluctuations at its global stores, which it reportedly plans to expand. Despite the lacklustre performance of United Kingdom high street branches, whose total sales dropped four per cent along with like-for-likes, the business said sales were "in line with expectations". Read More »

Passenger 'Terrorist' conversation leads to emergency flight diversion


An easyJet plane stands at Cologne-Bonn airport, in Cologne Germany, after a conversation during a flight to London prompted the pilot to make an unscheduled stop. Seventeen arriving flights were diverted to other airports, 20 departing flights were significantly delayed and two flights were cancelled, the airport said. Read More »

Esure Group PLC's (ESUR) "Sell" Rating Reiterated at Shore Capital

The SI to OF Brookfield Canada Office Properties's float is 0.17%. The stock had a trading volume of 519,514 shares. Brazil Minerals Inc (OTCMKTS:BMIX) has 0.00% since June 8, 2016 and is. Buckhead Capital Limited Liability Company stated it has 0.12% of its portfolio in EverBank Financial Corp (NYSE:EVER). Analysts await Westamerica Bancorporation (NASDAQ:WABC) to report earnings on July, 20. Read More »

Steel Dynamics, Inc. (STLD) EPS Estimated At $0.90

Raytheon Co now has $46.59 billion valuation. Narrowing in a bit closer, the 5 month price index is 0.97455, the 3 month is 1.06489, and the 1 month is now 1.04374. Axiom International Investors LLC DE increased its position in shares of Steel Dynamics, Inc. Its up 0.05, from 0.91 in 2016Q3. A number of other hedge funds have also recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo charged with tax fraud


Gestifute, the agency representing the Portugal captain, said in a lengthy statement posted on its website the matter is a complex financial one. Just past year, FC Barcelona's, Lionel Messi , and his father were also found guilty of tax evasion by the Spanish government, although for a smaller amount. Read More »

Student released by North Korea taken to hospital


Warmbier's parents told The Washington Post on Tuesday that their son has been in a coma for more than a year since his last public appearance at a North Korean trial in March of 2016. Today, University of Virginia President Teresa A. Sullivan released a statement saying that while the school's "community is relieved to learn of Otto's release from North Korea, we are deeply concerned and saddened to learn from his family that he is in a coma". Read More »

Attorney General Jeff Sessions' Opening Statement to Senate Intelligence Committee, Annotated

Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Tuesday that former FBI Director James Comey's meeting with President Donald Trump in the Oval Office was "not problematic". Just hours before Sessions' appearance, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein told a separate Senate panel that there was no reason to consider the removal of Russian Federation special counsel Robert Mueller , despite suggestions that Trump was weighing such an action. Read More »

Turkish president criticizes sanctions on Qatar

But Emadi said the energy sector and economy of the world's top liquefied natural gas exporter were essentially operating as normal and that there had not been a serious impact on supplies of food or other goods. Saudi Arabia's Mecca Al Mukaramah newspaper printed a photo of Trump on its front page, with a red headline: " Qatar has a history of funding terrorism, has to stop". Read More »

Pence: Trump is fighting to 'rescue' Americans from Obamacare


These findings suggest that the Health Insurance Exchanges offer a cost-prohibitive option for health insurance coverage, limiting healthcare choice for patients, CMS deduced. The Senate's legislative process has been shrouded in secrecy, with Majority Whip John Cornyn (R-Texas) telling reporters Monday that isn't a formal bill yet, rather a series of ideas. Read More »

Analysts See $2.17 EPS for United Continental Holdings Inc (UAL)


The company was maintained on Wednesday, October 19 by Imperial Capital. TrimTabs Asset Management LLC boosted its stake in United Continental Holdings by 88.9% in the first quarter. Therefore 61% are positive. United Continental Holdings, Inc. had its "buy" rating reiterated by analysts at UBS. The company now has an average rating of "Hold" and an average target price of $69.82. Read More »

Trump to push Obamacare repeal in lunch with senators

Key House and Senate health bill overlaps include, but are not limited to, the Medicaid expansion phase out plan and consumer protections approach. Another option on the table would make the tax credits offered to help people buy insurance more generous for lower-income Americans. Read More »