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Preview For Next Week's Game of Thrones

But the gold's going to the Iron Bank because the Lannisters pay their debts (just not to Bronn ). Has Dany captured Jaime and Bronn? "It was an extraordinary directing from Matt Shakman , who came in with a lot of pressure on his shoulders", showrunner David Benioff told Entertainment Weekly . Read More »

ASEAN talks tough vs China island building


ASEAN's problem in agreeing the wording highlight China's growing influence at a time of uncertainty over the new USA administration's policy on the South China Sea and to what extent it will contest China's assertiveness. The Chinese envoy also urged the United States and South Korea not to increase tensions, saying that the situation was at a "critical point", but also a juncture at which talks could be resumed. Read More »

United Nations unanimously votes to impose new sanctions on North Korea


It was in response to Pyongyang testing two intercontinental ballistic missiles in July, claiming it now had the ability to launch a strike against the entire United States. The ARF is a rare multilateral meeting to which all member states of the long-suspended six-party talks - the two Koreas, the United States, China , Japan and Russian Federation - send their top diplomats. Read More »

IS Commander Ordered Bomb To Be Placed On Flight


Authorities have carried out raids at properties across Sydney since Saturday, including the suburbs of Surry Hills, Lakemba, Wiley Park and Punchbowl. Mr Turnbull said the Australian Federal Police informed him that "very substantial evidence" had been uncovered. Australian police have revealed alarming details about the terror plot to bring down a plane leaving Sydney for the Middle East. Read More »

Tesla cuts base price on Model X


Several equities analysts recently commented on TSLA shares. On the good losing news, Tesla stock jumped almost 8% in after-hours trading Wednesday. Tesla's stores are typically smaller, and there are about five times fewer Tesla stores in the USA than Apple stores. That puts total institutional holdings at 105,154,766 shares, according to SEC filings. Read More »

Bank of England: UK economy will stay 'sluggish'


We therefore maintain our current forecast for a rise in Bank Rate in 2018Q4 . Ben Broadbent, the Bank of England's deputy governor for monetary policy. "For those saving for a deposit, sustained low interest rates are bad news since their savings will continue to grow slowly". In a separate announcement on Thursday, the BOE unveiled its inflation and GDP forecasts. Read More »

Markets Right Now: Apple gain sends Dow Jones above 22000


The Dow Jones Industrial Average dipped 3 points to 22,014. SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF has a 1-year low of $178.64 and a 1-year high of $218.16. US-listed shares of Israeli drugs company Teva slumped 16.80 percent after it reported a steeper-than-expected drop in second-quarter earnings and cut its interim dividend. Read More »

US President Donald Trump signs bill imposing sanctions on Russian Federation


The U.S. and other Western countries imposed crippling sanctions on Russian Federation over the annexation of Crimea from Ukraine and Moscow's support for the insurgency. Thus, the relations are indeed complicated, with no sign of abating as the U.S. has made it repeatedly clear that any improvement is contingent on Russian Federation making concessions in her current stance on Ukraine, Georgia and elsewhere. Read More »

Martin Shkreli guilty on three counts in securities fraud case


He was not found guily of five other charges, including conspiracy and wire fraud. A namesake of " Pharma bro " Martin Shkreli appeared in the same courtroom in NY with the same judge on Friday. When investors asked for their money back, he would avoid them. Poking fun at another of Shkreli's outlandish actions - paying a reported $2 million for the lone copy of a Wu-Tang Clan album - the online news site Mashable tweeted that fans of the hip-hop act "everywhere rejoice". Read More »

Trump threatens to cut insurance subsidies - again

While members of Congress weigh the option of whether or not to move forward with health care reform, Trump could help to speed up the deconstruction of Obamacare through either stopping federal subsidies to the program or through weakening the requirement for all Americans to have health insurance. Read More »

Shore Capital Reaffirms Buy Rating for Utilitywise PLC (UTW)


They now have a GBX 360.00 target price on company. Ratings analysis reveals 0 of Annaly Capital Mgmt's analysts are positive. 09/28/2016 - United Utilities Group PLC had its "buy" rating reiterated by analysts at Beaufort Securities. The firm's market capitalization is GBX 14.21 billion. The principal activity of the Company is of an intermediary for energy supplies to the commercial market. Read More »

U.S. economy adds 209000 jobs in July; unemployment dips to 4.3 percent


There's lots to like in July's jobs report . To meet this goal, the US will need to average roughly 208,000 jobs per month. Just after the Great Recession in 2009, unemployment peaked at 10%. In July, 1.6 million persons were marginally attached to the labor force, down by 321,000 from a year earlier. Other industries were largely unchanged for the month, including construction, manufacturing, retail trade, wholesale trade, transportation and warehousing, financial activities, ... Read More »

Teva stock plummets 18% after rough quarter in United States generic drug market


At recent closing price of $23.75, TEVA has a chance to add $13.16 or 55.41% in 52 weeks, based on mean target price ($36.91) placed by analysts.The analyst consensus opinion of 2.5 looks like a hold. The company gives a ROE of 0.30%. The best measure of a company is its profitability, for without it, it can not grow, and if it doesn't grow, then its stock will trend downward. Read More »

Toyota, Mazda plan capital tie-up, prepare for EV race


In 2015, the two manufacturers also agreed to link up in the development of environmental and safety technologies and have since been considering concrete measures. The two groups confirmed the purchase and said they would combine to invest in a US plant under a cooperation agreement the two groups first revealed in May 2015. Read More »

Jobs Added in July


Just after the Great Recession in 2009, unemployment peaked at 10%. Retail jobs were mostly unchanged, as brick and mortar shops continue to struggle. Restaurants and bars added 53,000 employees. The dollar rose off the 30-month low it fell to against the euro after drama at the White House earlier this week, edging up 0.2 per cent, to €0.8442. Read More »

Grand jury subpoenas issued in connection with Trump Jr.'s Russian meeting


Trump has reportedly been mulling over firing Mueller, a move Republicans and Democrats warn would be the " beginning of the end " of his presidency. Mueller's office declined to comment, his spokesman, Joshua Stueve, said in an email. Trump argued that Democrats are pushing the "totally made-up Russian Federation story" because "they have no message, no agenda and no vision". Republican Sen. Read More »

Why Tesla, Inc. Stock Jumped on Thursday

At the handover party last Friday (American time), Musk said that the base Model 3 will have 354km of range while a " long range " version will bump the price to start at US$44,000 and be capable of nearly 500km of range . The market appeared to give Musk a pass on his correcting the record on Model 3 reservations and production of the " Model Y ", the compact SUV that Tesla aims to offer in a couple of years. Read More »

Tax Free Weekend for Back to School Shoppers


No sales tax is collected on clothing and footwear costing less than $100. Items sold online are also included. Rules and restrictions vary by state, but these tax holidays are popular with parents who have big summer shopping lists. Lawmakers intentionally designed the tax free holiday to fall during back-to-school shopping season. Last year, Florida consumers saved $60 million to $70 million, according to the Florida Retail Federation . Read More »

Korea, US, Japan agree to maximize pressure on N. Korea

North Korea was first invited to attend the ASEAN forum in 2000 and its invitation was renewed this year despite Tillerson's request to minimize diplomatic relations with Pyongyang . Describing American visitors as "one of the best soft-power assets of the United States ", he added that the ban would eliminate a counterweight to that propaganda. Read More »

Welch Joins Bipartisan Effort To Strengthen Obamacare

DIFS Director Patrick McPharlin required the companies to submit two rate filings - one that assumes no "cost-sharing" reductions and another that factors them in. Trump , frustrated that he and Republicans have not been able to keep campaign promises to repeal and replace Obamacare, has threatened to let it implode. Read More »

The Eyes Have it: Microsoft Is Building Eye Control Into Windows 10


Microsoft has now confirmed that the future Windows 10 version will include eye tracking features , with added support for a number of existing devices which also includes trackers manufactured by Tobii . The beta feature requires a specific camera for that right now, the Tobii Eye Tracker 4C . Another interesting feature for the keyboard is Eye Control shape-writing. Read More »

Pound climbs as traders wait for BOE's 'Super Thursday'


Thursday also marks the release of the BoE's Inflation Report for the third quarter of the year, with Governor Mark Carney answering questions from the media at 12.30 p.m. The inflation that we're now seeing is in large part due to the "sharp repricing" in the value of GBP around Brexit and the ensuing dovish campaign from the BoE. Read More »

Arbor Realty Trust (NYSE:ABR) Valuation According To Analysts


About 1.12M shares traded. The RSI is a popular oscillating indicator among traders and investors. Several research firms have recently issued reports on DOC. Alliancebernstein Lp has 0.01% invested in Independence Realty Trust Inc (NYSE:IRT). Janus Ltd Liability Co holds 0.01% or 90,763 shares in its portfolio. Read More »

Antero Midstream GP LP (NASDAQ:AMGP) To Release Earnings


Salient Capital Advisors Llc decreased Enable Midstream Partners Lp (ENBL ) stake by 11.07% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. This volume capacity is dissimilar from 3 months average volume. Other research analysts also recently issued reports about the stock. Stifel Nicolaus initiated the stock with "Hold" rating in Wednesday, January 18 report. Read More »