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Scooter turns slugger, ties 4 homers MLB record


Gennett, who had 38 career home runs in four-plus seasons, went yard four times against the St Louis Cardinals . No player has ever hit more than four in a game - Bobby Lowe was the first, for Boston Beaneaters on 30 May, 1894. Gennett had contributed some quality innings over 46 games entering Tuesday, offsetting a career-high strikeout rate with a tick more muscle than usual. Read More »

The Week Ahead: China could take larger footprint in portfolios

The full inclusion of domestic Chinese stocks in the widely tracked MSCI Emerging Markets Index .MSCIEF could eventually pull more than $400 billion (316.75 billion pounds) of funds from asset managers, pension funds and insurers into mainland China's equity markets over the next decade, according to analysts. Read More »

South Korea to scrap all plans to build new nuclear reactors

South Korea now operates 25 nuclear reactors , which generate about a third of the country's power supply. The Kori-1 started commercial operations in 1978 with a lifespan of 30 years that was extended by a decade in 2007. When pressed on this again by the post, Moon said solving the North Korean nuclear issue could be Trump's greatest achievement because he has made doing so a top priority. Read More »

Tropical system moving toward Gulf Coast

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect from Intracoastal City, LA, to the mouth of the Pearl River, the NHC says . Louisiana was slammed with major flooding last summer from an unnamed storm that heavily damaged the Baton Rouge and Lafayette regions. Read More »

'Trumpification': Row between Gulf states & Qatar helps nobody, German FM says


One U.S. official said that while Qatar needs to do more to combat terrorist financing, it was inaccurate to single out that Gulf nation. Workers' rights advocate Migrant CARE is calling on the Indonesian government to open a crisis center to tackle the possible impacts of a political crisis that has erupted following the severing of diplomatic relations between Qatar and several other Middle Eastern countries. Read More »

US Stock-Index Futures Hold Steady, Clinging to S&P 500 Record

The Dow is down 12.77 points or 0.1% at 21,516.22, the Nasdaq is down 12.27 points or 0.2% at 6,226.74 and the S&P 500 is down 7.42 points or 0.3% at 2,446.04. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 added 1.1 percent in morning trading to 20,294.48. Gold fell $9.80 to settle at $1,246.70 per ounce, silver lost 16 cents to $16.50 per ounce and copper added 3 cents to $2.59 per pound. Read More »

Erdogan approves bill to deploy troops to Qatar


He did urge Qatar to be "responsive to the concerns of its neighbors" and immediately crack down on extremist funding. These measures are created to compel Qatar to align with the Saudi-led consensus on Iran. "Leaders pointed to Qatar - look!" A Qatari official had no immediate comment on the designations but said that Qatar adheres to United Nations Security Council resolutions on countering terrorism including eradicating sources of financing for terrorism. Read More »

Uber CEO's right-hand man is out

Law firm Perkins Coie also conducted a separate investigation into the company focusing on similar concerns. The Wall Street Journal reported that Michael planned to step down today (June 12), as the board is following Holder's recommendations. Read More »

Burger King Adds Lucky Charms Milkshake to Menu


And now for the first time, we've partnered with Lucky Charms", says Alex Macedo, president, North America, for the BURGER KING brand. If you're still tempted to try the shake, which is a mixture of marshmallow cereal flavored syrup, Lucky Charms toppings, soft serve mix, and whipped cream, we suggest you don't look at the nutritional facts beforehand. Read More »

South Korea's Moon says North Korea responsible for Warmbier death


John Delury, a North Korea expert based in Seoul, called last week for the US government to work with China to cancel group tours to North Korea until Kim's regime gives a "full accounting" of the Warmbier case, apologizes to his family and releases the three other Americans it's known to be holding. Read More »

Will sacrifice life for welfare of farmers: Chouhan


Curfew will, however, continue in Pipliamandi police station area, about 15 km from Mandsaur district headquarters, where the killing of five farmers in police firing on June 6 led to sudden escalation of violence and arson that spread to several other districts of Madhya Pradesh . Read More »

Paris 2017: Boeing, CDB Aviation Lease Finance sign $7.4bn MoU


Chicago-based Boeing wrote memoranda of understanding (MOUs) for 31 more single-aisle MAX family jets, with China's Okay Airlines taking eight 737-10s and seven MAX 8s . Norwegian is the European launch customer for the 737 MAX and now operates a fleet of more than 100 Next-Generation 737-800s across its short and medium-haul network. Read More »

Public funeral planned for United States student freed from North Korea

Sentenced to hard labour for stealing a political poster from a North Korean hotel, the 22-year-old Warmbier was medically evacuated in a coma last week after almost 18 months in captivity. "If there are any US preconditions for the talks, the No. 1 priority has to be the release of the three other prisoners". Mostly, the administration has focused on pressuring China, which provides most of North Korea's food and fuel imports. Read More »

Asia seen to open mixed after Fed raises interest rates


The FOMC said the economy had continued to strengthen, job gains remained solid and indicated it viewed a recent softness in inflation as largely transitory. HONG KONG: The Hong Kong Monetary Authority raised interest rates after the Fed's move, to help keep the territory's currency at a stable rate against the US dollar. Read More »

Pallinghurst wins 61% support for controversial Gemfields bid

In posting its shareholder circular last week, Pallinghurst said that the first closing of its offer was scheduled for July 4. Fosun Gold, part of the acquisitive Fosun International conglomerate, said on Tuesday that it had increased its offer for Gemfields to 45p a share from an earlier proposal of 40.85p a share. Read More »

GOP-run House votes to roll back post-2008 financial rules


The vote was along party lines except for one Republican, Rep. Walter Jones of North Carolina, who voted against the bill . The bill is not expected to receive sufficient support in the Senate in its current form since Democrats have universally opposed it. Read More »

US Bancorp (USB) Stake Maintained by Millie Capital Management LLC

U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB ) shares shed -0.21% to $52.27 on Friday. The Stelliam Investment Management Lp holds 975,000 shares with $50.09M value, down from 2.09M last quarter. Lpl Lc owns 164,993 shares. Suntrust Banks invested in 0.1% or 333,102 shares. Commonwealth Bank & Trust Of Aus reported 0.11% in U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB ). Read More »

Stock Moving Towards 52-Week Low EQT Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:EQM)


About shares traded. EQT Midstream Partners LP (NYSE: EQM ) has declined 1.69% since June 20, 2016 and is downtrending. It has outperformed by 4.96% the S&P500. Investors sentiment increased to 1.02 in 2016 Q4. It improved, as 36 investors sold STT shares while 256 reduced holdings. Axa reported 70,543 shares. Read More »

Trump trashes Democrat in Georgia US House race

Republicans have since consolidated support behind Handel, and several national party figures - including Vice President Mike Pence - have made stops in Atlanta to campaign for her. Ossoff's opponent, Karen Handel , and a slew of other Republican groups have tried to make an issue out of Ossoff's support outside the district, even though she, too, has drawn outside backing. Read More »

Whole Foods CEO is head over heels in love with Amazon

What the online retail behemoth is planning with the Whole Foods deal and its 460 brick and mortar locations throughout the US, Canada, and the United Kingdom is anyone's guess, but as Business Insider points out , this may be a pivotal step in the future of grocery shopping. Read More »

PNC Financial Services Group Inc (PNC) EPS Estimated At $0.00

It has outperformed by 6.92% the S&P500. (The) were worth $2,792,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. The stock declined 0.39% or $0.14 reaching $35.67 per share. CPF's profit will be $12.27 million for 19.54 P/E if the $0.41 EPS becomes a reality. Johnson Invest Counsel Inc has 1.37% invested in PNC Financial Services Group Inc (NYSE:PNC) for 381,300 shares. Read More »