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Fed holds United States rates steady, maintains gradual hike option

The realisation that rates look very likely to rise next month saw a modest end to trading on Wall Street this morning. The Federal Reserve struck a familiar tone in its statement concerning interest rates, pointing out that interest rate increases will be gradual in 2017, and highlighted that growth in economic activity had slowed in the first quarter, while household spending rose "only modestly". Read More »

Delta Airlines Breaks Silence After Kicking Family With Babies Off Flight

He told CBS2: 'We never thought it was going to get to the point where they were actually getting us all off the flight. The incident occurred around midnight on April 23 on Delta Flight 2222 from Maui to Los Angeles. Schear's wife posted the video on her social media page saying they were not immediately compensated for the inconvenience and they had to buy more tickets and find overnight accomidations on their own. Read More »

Crude futures settle almost 5% lower; gains from OPEC-led deal erased

Shares of US -based oil and natural gas producers were crushed, despite a spate of unexpectedly positive first-quarter profit and production reports. They all fought back, though, after the Saudi OPEC governor's comments to Reuters that: "A six-month extension (to production cuts) may be needed to rebalance the market, but the length of the extension is not firm yet". Read More »

ESPN to lay off 100 sports journalists amid strategy shift


TV talent like NFL insider Ed Werder , NFL analyst Trent Dilfer, "SportsCenter" anchor Jay Crawford and Major League Baseball insider Jayson Stark, among many others, took to Twitter to reveal they had been let go by the company. A conservative employee quoted by Brady said, "you feel the need to talk in whispers" at ESPN, even saying there's a fear of putting Fox News on in one's office. Read More »

First Majestic Silver Corp.'s (AG)

The Higher end of the revenue forecast is $74 Million, while the Lower end of the forecast is $74 Million. The Company's subsidiaries include First Majestic Plata, C.V., Minera El Pilon, C.V., Minera La Encantada, C.V., Majestic Services, C.V., Santa Elena Oro y Plata, C.V. Read More »

EnLink Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:ENLK) Value Score in Focus


Eqt Midstream Partners Lp now has $6.15B valuation. Its transportation and storage segment provides interstate and intrastate natural gas pipeline transportation and storage services primarily to its producer, power plant, Local distribution company (LDC) and industrial end user customers. Read More »

Led Panel OKs Bill to Overhaul Dodd-Frank


Last week, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced that it is delaying until April 1, 2018, the start date for its prepaid spending cards rule. The legislation is created to put the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) under Congress' oversight and add new limits to its enforcement authority. Read More »

Foster Care fortnight: 400 families needed in Wales


The number of children needing a foster home in Cornwall is revealed. So if the foster child feels unsettled at home or school, Caritas Care will be there to offer support and advice to the foster carers and the school about how best to deal with the situation. Read More »

House prices 'stagnating' as Brexit squeezes finances


The annual rate of growth held firm at 3.8 per cent, the same as March, but this represents half of the 9.2 per cent growth recorded in the same period a year ago. Halifax added that other surveys showed confidence in the market picking up and transaction levels holding steady, while new properties coming to market fell in March for the 13th month in a row. Read More »

United vows to do better after passenger dragged from plane

Bill Shuster, R-Pa., who said it would be "a tough, tough day" for executives. But several members of Congress have introduced legislation to ban the bumping of passengers if flights are overbooked. Jordan said the airline expected the change to cut the number of incidents where customers are denied boarding by about 80 percent. The hearing took place five days after United settled with David Dao, the doctor that United staff dragged and bloodied a few weeks ago while trying to remove him ... Read More »

Gulf carrier Etihad Airways names veteran exec interim CEO


The Abu Dhabi-owned airline has also appointed Ricky Thirion as group chief financial officer, replacing James Rigney who will also leave on July 1, according to a company statement. Gammell, who first joined Etihad in 2009, previously worked for the Intel Corporation and Royal Bank of Scotland, as well as being an officer in the Irish Armed Forces. Read More »

Newell Brands Inc (NWL) Announces Dividend Increase - $0.23 Per Share


Normalized diluted earnings per share were $0.34 compared with $0.40 in the prior year. Stock Movement: Newell's shares are up almost 6% during pre-market trading hours following the earnings release. Newell was formed in last year's merger of Jarden Corp. and Newell Rubbermaid Inc., a deal worth about $13 billion when excluding debt. Waldron LP purchased a new position in Newell Brands during the first quarter valued at approximately $206,000. Read More »

SBI cuts home loan rate by up to 0.25%


Rajnish Kumar, managing director of National Banking Group at SBI, said, "We have seen a steep hike in the home loan enquiries recently and reduction in rates will further help millions of home buyers fulfill their dream of owning a home". "This is giant leap to give a fillip to the affordable housing segment keeping the Prime Minister's vision of providing "housing for all" by 2022", Kumar said. Read More »

Analyst Projections in Review for Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN)

On average, analysts expect that Dow Chemical Co will post $4.09 earnings per share for the current year. Several other hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. The PEG ratio for The Dow Chemical Company is now 2.35. Dow Chemical (NYSE:DOW) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, April 27th. Read More »

Hertz Global Holdings, Inc (HTZ) Receives $32.44 Average Price Target from Analysts


In Rental & Leasing Services Industry, Hertz Global Holdings, Inc . The number of shares now held by investors is 83.03 Million. Icahn Carl C raised its stake in shares of Hertz Global Holdings by 126.2% in the fourth quarter. On average, equities research analysts forecast that Hertz Global Holdings will post $0.66 EPS for the current year. COPYRIGHT VIOLATION NOTICE: This story was first published by BBNS and is owned by of BBNS. Read More »

Antofagasta (LON:ANTO) Issued With 'Hold' Rating At Deutsche

The firm now has a GBX 52 ($0.67) target price on the stock. Several other research analysts have also recently weighed in on the company. Credit Suisse Group AG reiterated an underperform rating on shares of Synthomer PLC in a research note on Thursday, March 30th. Read More »

SUV in Aaron Hernandez trial pulled from auction website


The vehicle is owned by Jack Fox , a auto dealer in East Providence, Rhode Island, and had been leased to Hernandez. Jones' incident just tip of icebergLue's job not all what it's cracked up to be?New Saban deal maintains continuity in AlabamaToo early to worry about the Spurs?sc. Read More »

Wells Fargo shareholders tepidly reelect bank's directors

One of those advisers, Glass Lewis, recommended that shareholders vote against some of the company's 15 board members on the grounds that they failed to fulfill their duties to a corporate responsibility subcommittee. Chairman, Stephen Sanger narrowly survived rejection with only 56% of votes cast in his favour instead the more normal plus. Enrique Hernandez Jr., the head of the board's risk committee, was elected with 53 percent of the vote in his favor, the thinnest margin of any director. Read More »

Technical Chart Situation for Apollo Global Management, LLC (APO)


Apollo Global Management, LLC (NYSE:APO) ended its day at $26.85 with the rising stream of 0.30% and its total traded volume was 2.03 million shares more than the average volume. The stock now has an average rating of "Buy" and a consensus price target of $23.62. Apollo Global Management, LLC (NYSE:APO), at its latest closing price of $26.85, it has a price-to-book ratio of 5.95, compared to an industry average at 2.25. Read More »

Patrick Reed leads Wells Fargo Championship by single shot after late birdies


With the wind, you need to hit the ball left-to-right and right-to-left. Patrick Reed leads by a single shot heading into the final round of the Wells Fargo Championship after producing a 67 on Saturday. The green is exposed as much as any at Eagle Point, and he holed a 10-foot par putt. Whether or not he can catch the leaders today, Mickelson said he is impressed with Eagle Point and Wilmington . Read More »

California Family says Delta Forced them off Plane, Threatened Jail Time

You will hear them lie to me numerous times to get my son out of the seat. Schear replied, "We're going to be in jail and my kids are going to be what?" Originally, his 2-year-old son, for whom Schear purchased a seat, was supposed to take the trip with them as well, but he ended up heading home the night before. Read More »

Ashmore Group plc (ASHM) Receives Hold Rating from Shore Capital

The Company's businesses include cloud and on-premise software, hardware and services. It has a 15.46 P/E ratio. The Company focuses on various activities, which include land acquisition, planning, legal, design, surveying, engineering, purchasing, construction, sales and marketing, public relations and customer service. Read More »

Willis Towers Watson PLC (WLTW) Issues FY17 Earnings Guidance


Willis Towers Watson PLC had a net margin of 3.96% and a return on equity of 10.12%. For the full Year fiscal 2017, WLTW expects adjusted earnings in the range of $8.40 to $8.55 per share. Financial Architects Inc now owns 1,253 shares of the financial services provider's stock valued at $164,000 after buying an additional 790 shares during the period. Read More »

CGI Group Inc (GIB.A) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by TD Securities


Shares of CGI Group Inc closed the previous trading session at 48.73 down -0.11 -0.23% with 243,297 shares trading hands. In a report released yesterday, Scotiabank also maintained a Buy rating on the stock with a C$72 price target. The company now has a consensus rating of Hold and an average price target of $56.40. Societe Generale upgraded CGI Group Inc (NYSE:GIB) on Thursday, November 12 to "Buy" rating. Read More »