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Ninety Parliament email accounts may have been compromised in a cyber attack

However, for this particular incident, I would abstain from blaming any state-sponsored hacking groups. Blackmail fears have been raised after a cyber attack on Parliament. While the USA still tries to sort out how Russian cyberattacks played an influence on the recent presidential election, the British Parliament is now experiencing its own attack from hackers this weekend. Read More »

Exploding airbag maker Takata files for bankruptcy

Because of the size of the recall, some vehicle owners face lengthy waits for replacement parts, meanwhile operating their cars anxious that the air bag could malfunction in a crash. In Japan, 73 percent of the close to 19 million air bags under recall have been repaired, a spokesman at the country's transport ministry said this month. Read More »

Jordan Spieth delivered golf's most exciting moment of the year

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Former world number one Spieth stumbled with a poor back nine to card 70, while Berger shot 67 to force a playoff. "I made a decision this week I would give (that putter) one more week and see how it performed", said McIlroy, who shot 70 to remain even-par for the tournament. Read More »

Trump budget chief sees Fed continuing accommodative rate policy

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The average 30-year fixed mortgage had a rate of 4.02% on Weds., June 14 - the lowest since November 16, 2016 - and an average of 0.24 discount and origination points. In turn, many bond ETFs, such as the $46 billion iShares Core U.S. Aggregate Bond ETF ( AGG ), hit their highest levels of the year. There was only one rate increase in both 2015 and 2016. Read More »

U.S. stocks rise as tech stocks rebound

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KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose 16 points, or 0.7 percent, to 2,498, as of 3 p.m. The S&P 500 is up 3.88 points, or 0.2 percent. Thooft expects stocks to continue rising, even with prices high, because bonds look like even less attractive investments. CHINA: Global stock benchmark provider MSCI made a decision to include 222 large Chinese companies in 2018 to its Emerging Markets index, which is closely followed by fund managers. Read More »

Laredo Petroleum, Inc. (NYSE:LPI) Sees the Tape Move -8.09%

The Cornerstone Capital Management Holdings Llc holds 107,271 shares with $1.52M value, up from 83,072 last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. raised its stake in shares of Laredo Petroleum by 20.9% in the first quarter. A 4 analysts rate it as either a buy or a strong buy, while1 believe that investors should either steer clear of SunPower Corporation (NASDAQ:SPWR) or, if they already own its stock, sell it. Read More »

Amazon The Inflation Killer Will Lower Grocery Prices With Whole Foods

Several workers expressed relief and happiness about the planned sale, which came as Whole Foods faced pressure from hedge fund investor Jana Partners to improve results. Amazon's Worldwide Consumer chief, Jeff Wilke, said at the town hall that Whole Foods' healthier options helped change how people think about food. Last month CNBC reported that Amazon was in serious discussions about breaking into the prescription drug business, and the move to acquire Whole Foods may be a strategic one, ... Read More »

Tate & Lyle PLC (BD15) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages

The Old National Bancorp holds 47,393 shares with $18.04M value, down from 49,444 last quarter. 2165237 shares were traded during the session. About shares traded. The stock of Ashtead Group plc (LON:AHT) has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, November 29 by Jefferies. The firm has "Overweight" rating by JP Morgan given on Thursday, July 21. Read More »

Brokerages Expect Whole Foods Market, Inc

Sabby Management Llc holds 0.08% of its portfolio in Sophiris Bio Inc for 496,729 shares. The company's quarterly revenue was down 99.9% on a year-over-year basis. Whole Foods Market's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 44.44%. 06/16/2017 - Whole Foods Market , Inc. had its " rating reiterated by analysts at Oppenheimer. Read More »

Buffett's company buys 10 pct of real estate investment firm

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The company issued 18.6 million shares of Store Capital shares in a private placement to a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, National Indemnity Co ., at $20.25 per share. It is listed as one of the largest and fastest-growing net-lease REITs in America, owning a large and diversified portfolio of single net-lease properties in 1,750 locations within 48 states as of March 31, 2017. Read More »

How Takeda Filing Bankruptcy Could Impact You

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Takata will separate its healthy business units, including its seat belt and child seat operations, into a new company that Key Safety will buy for ¥175 billion. The bankruptcy filings by Takata, founded in 1933 as a textiles maker, led the Tokyo Stock Exchange to announce Monday it was delisting the company. Read More »

Trump to host Modi in first face-to-face meeting

EDT, to be followed by talks involving top officials from both sides. "These plans also showcase the enormous fruits of our relationships with enterprising USA partners-worth many billions of dollars over the next decade alone-together with concomitant new employment opportunities across both societies", he further wrote in his commentary. Read More »

Eid Al Fitr 2017 India moon sighting

The date of Eid al-Fitr changes every year. Ramadan is the holiest month in the Muslim calendar, where Muslims focus on personal reflection and prayer through three types of worship: charity, prayer and fasting. Mehbooba Mufti prayed the month long fastings and the night long supplications of the faithful are accepted and rewarded by the Almighty. Leaders of different political parties, parliament members, freedom fighters, leaders of associate bodies of Awami League, different ... Read More »

New White House Usher a Former Trump Hotel Employee

So, on June 22, the White house hosted the annual picnic of the Congress , which gathered many politicians and members of influential families. She was the second African-American and the first woman to serve as chief usher and replaced Rear Adm. Read More »

Crude oil supply growth to outpace rise in consumption in 2018 - IEA

As a result, US shale producers together with other non-OPEC suppliers are expected to capture all of the increase in global oil demand in 2018 and raise their share of the market significantly at the expense of OPEC . The move is meant to drain the market of excess supply. "Production growth in Libya and Nigeria and continued rig additions in the U.S. are complicating the picture, raising doubts on Opec's strategy", AB Bernstein said. Read More »

Studies offer conflicting conclusions on marijuana legalization's role in vehicle crashes, fatalities

Interpretations of data aside, statistics tracking the potential effects of legalization are a preliminary baseline in these early years. Findings from the crash fatality study "ought to be reassuring to lawmakers and those in the public who possessed concerns that regulating adult marijuana use may inadvertently jeopardize public safety", said Paul Armentano, deputy director of NORML . Read More »

London high-rises fail safety tests after Grenfell fire

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The apartments were evacua. The move was announced as London's Camden Council evacuated four tower blocks over fire safety fears. Camden Borough Council said in a statement Saturday that it housed numerous residents at two temporary shelters while many others were provided hotel rooms, after inspectors found fire safety issues in housing towers, following the inferno in a west London apartment block that killed 79. Read More »

Pandora Media's CEO Tim Westergren to step down - Recode

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A spokesperson for Pandora declined to comment on Westegren's reported exit. Visit MarketWatch.com for more information on this news. Westergren has been running Pandora since 2016; prior to that the CEO slot had been occupied by a series of professional managers. Read More »

US Durable Goods Orders Drop 1.1% In May, More Than Expected

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Unfilled orders for manufactured durable goods in May, down following two consecutive monthly increases, decreased $2.3 billion or 0.2% to $1,120.1 billion. Durable-goods orders rose 2.8% in the first five months of 2017 compared with a year earlier. Orders for civilian aircraft and parts on the other hand decreased by 11.7% to $9.81bn and those for defence aircraft by 31% to $3.7bn. Read More »

AB de Villiers leaves England tour to decide on worldwide future

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De Villiers said it was always his intention to go at Crane, but the Proteas skipper believes England are going to be a force to be reckoned with for some time. Joining Alex Hales at the crease after Jason Roy departed for eight, Malan demonstrated his intent from the off, crunching his second ball of worldwide cricket over midwicket and high into the stands for a six. Read More »

Vigil held in Grand Rapids for Pulse nightclub shooting victims

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Monday's ringing took four minutes. Many at the memorial service Monday say, if the goal of the shooter was to divide the community, his actions have had the opposite effect. The names of the 49 people killed in the shooting were read aloud by Jasinya Sanchez of Grand Rapids. Ireri Vielma didn't march on Sunday because she's still coping with the pain from when her half-brother was killed at the club. Read More »

Southwest airlines makes emergency landing in Corpus Christi

The pilot made the decision to land after flight attendants warned of a potential threat in the cabin, the Dallas-based airline said. "It was weird, something like you see on TV". Cleveland Independent School District Police identified the off-duty officer who detained the woman as Pamela Minchew, who had joined the police force only two weeks earlier. Read More »

Japanese air bag maker Takata files for bankruptcy protectio

Some of the airbags contained faulty inflators which expanded with too much force, spraying metal shrapnel. Apart from the fatalities, they're responsible for at least 180 injuries worldwide. Owners should input the car's vehicle identification number, or VIN, which can be found on the title or registration card, or on the driver's side dash or door jamb. Read More »