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Sage Group (The) PLC reiterated as Underweight By Barclays Capital

The stock had a trading volume of 21,666,478 shares. The stock presently has a consensus rating of Hold and a consensus target price of GBX 228.14 ($2.83). It has a 8.02 P/E ratio. Shares for $160,576 were sold by TOLL ROBERT I. BOEHNE EDWARD G had sold 17,000 shares worth $552,254. 89,556 shares were sold by EBERWEIN ELISE R, worth $4.02 million on Tuesday, November 15. Read More »

$0.92 EPS Expected for Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd (RCL) This Quarter


Finally, Vetr cut shares of Royal Caribbean Cruises from a "buy" rating to a "sell" rating and set a $92.30 price objective on the a research report on Thursday, January 26th. Its revenue stood at -1.20% a year on average in the period of last five years. Therefore, if Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. meet or beat analysts' forecasts of earnings, its earnings per share would see an increase of about 61.4%. Read More »

YouTube TV Launches in Five Markets


YouTube's television streaming service, YouTube TV , has gone live in the biggest US metro areas, with more US American markets to be added soon. YouTube also announced today that subscribers would have access to six new networks at no charge: BBC America, BBC World News, AMC, Sundance, FC, and WE tv. Read More »

NATO's Stoltenberg: I agree with Trump on terrorism and defense


The improving ties with Beijing were underscored when Trump told the Wall Street Journal in an interview on Wednesday that he would not declare China a currency manipulator as he had pledged to do on his first day in office. The about-faces suggest the mercurial Mr Trump may be favouring a more pragmatic, moderate approach to the hardline economic nationalism that helped elect him. Read More »

Asian markets lower, rattled by rising tensions in Koreas

Asian stocks were lower on Friday as investors in the region had many reasons to worry about rising geopolitical tensions and the situation on the Korean Peninsula. North Korea denounced the United States on Friday for bringing "huge nuclear strategic assets" to the Korean peninsula as a US aircraft carrier group headed for the region amid concerns the North may conduct a sixth nuclear test. Read More »

President Trump Declines to Label China as a Currency Manipulator

The Treasury report also kept five other trading partners on the monitoring list: Japan , South Korea , Taiwan, Germany and Switzerland. In an interview on Wednesday, Mr Trump had indicated that he was backing away from his campaign pledge because he felt China had not been manipulating its currency in recent months and because labelling it as such now could jeopardise Beijing's co-operation in confronting North Korea. Read More »

We Celebrate Equal Pay Day Tuesday

According the National Committee on Pay Equity, it usually falls on a Tuesday to show how far into the work week women must work to match the pay earned by men. New analysis released ahead of Equal Pay Day tomorrow reveals the size of the gender gap and its detrimental effect on the spending power of Alabama women. Read More »

United States war with N Korea 'may break out any moment'

Vice President Mike Pence travels to South Korea on Sunday for a long-planned 10-day tour of Asia. Administration officials said Thursday it's considering economic sanctions and military options if a provocation by North Korea occurs. Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) anti-missile system in the South. North Korea is not believed to have an intercontinental missile capable to hitting the USA with a nuclear weapon, but the Korean People's Army is more than a million strong with ... Read More »

Olympic swimmer Dana Vollmer races in meet while pregnant


MESA, Ariz. - Olympian Dana Vollmer isn't taking it easy while awaiting the birth of her second child. Vollmer clocked a time of 27.59 seconds in the 50-meter freestyle at the Pro Swim Series meet in Mesa on Thursday night. Vollmer says she missed being around her teammates and the thrill of competition so at 26 weeks, she donned a green suit and hit the water. To go 4:38.05 and hold off Ledecky today will surely have put the fire back in her belly for more come the Hungarian summer. Read More »

Japan, China remain on United States 'monitoring list' for currency

Keeping the renminbi low gave its exporters a competitive edge by making Chinese goods more affordable overseas and other nations' products costlier for Chinese buyers. No major trading partner met the three criteria for enhanced analysis or to be labeled a currency manipulator in the second half of 2016. Its surplus with the United States totaled $65 billion previous year. Read More »

United Airlines Changes Its Policy On Displacing Customers

United said it is reviewing its compensation policies. United Airlines is now under vast scrutiny after a video of a passenger being dragged, bloodied and screaming, off a flight on Sunday went viral. "Our flight attendants helped a customer who was stung by what appeared to be a scorpion on a flight last week", United said in a statement. When no one voluntarily came forward, United selected four passengers at random. Read More »

Chicago Alderman: Airport Security Officers Need To Go


United has accepted responsibility for the incident, including refunding the fares of all passengers on the flight and changing its policies regarding removing passengers from aircraft. Earlier in the day, United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz told ABC's Good Morning America that the company would never again use law enforcement officers when it decides to to remove passengers from a flight. Read More »

Stock Jumping Abnormally High: Schlumberger Limited (SLB)

Macguire Cheswick & Tuttle Investment Counsel Llc acquired 4,670 shares as Schlumberger Ltd (SLB)'s stock rose 6.40%. Lebenthal Asset Management LLC's holdings in Schlumberger Limited. Schlumberger Limited.'s dividend payout ratio is now -169.49%. Among 29 analysts covering Schlumberger Limited. Rivernorth Capital Management Llc owns 232,679 shares or 0.22% of their U.S. Read More »

US General who dropped MOAB bomb says Trump's approval was 'not needed'

The MOAB was dropped in a remote mountainous area of Nangarhar province near the Pakistan border. "Afghan and foreign troops closely coordinated this operation and were extra cautious to avoid any civilian casualties", the office of Afghan President Ashraf Ghani's office said in a statement after the strike. Read More »

Weekend Box Office: 'Fate of the Furious' Gunning for $100M-$110M Debut

China's pre-sales for the weekend had totaled a record-breaking $43.5 million. Check out 'The Fate of The Furious' , in theaters now! In 2015, after the release of Furious 7 , Rob Cain wrote on his website China Film Biz that: "While it's not unprecedented for films that do moderately well in North America to perform better in China than in their home territory, never before has a bona fide American smash hit exceeded its own domestic gross in a foreign territory". Read More »

Trump Signs Bill Letting States Block Some Abortion Provider Funding


The Planned Parenthood abortion business wasted no time in slamming president Donald Trump for signing a bill overturning an Obama rule that forced states to find the nation's biggest abortion company. This could take away tens of millions in funding from family-planning groups like Planned Parenthood . She added, "It would undo a valuable effort by the Obama administration to ensure that health care providers are evaluated for federal funding based on their ability to provide the ... Read More »

Trump administration report labels no USA trading partners as currency manipulators


The report shows the Trump administration is taking an approach to foreign exchange based on data rather than politics, said Nathan Sheets, a former U.S. Still, despite that reversal, the report said a decade of holding down the renminbi had imposed "significant and long-lasting hardship on American workers and companies" and left China with the largest trade surplus of any country against the United States - $347 billion a year ago. Read More »

Pres. Trump takes 16th trip to golf club since taking office


Trump said Syrian president Bashar Assad was behind the attack. The county spends more spends more than $60,000 a day when the president visits, mostly for law enforcement overtime. Temporary flight restrictions also are resuming in the area near Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate through Sunday. He spent last weekend there hosting Chinese President Xi Jinping and playing golf - the newspaper said he played at Trump International early Sunday as part of two foursomes. Read More »

Global shares mixed as North Korean tensions simmer

Stocks met with selling nearly across the board from the outset of Wednesday's trading, after U.S. equities fell overnight with investors' risk appetite dissipated by U.S. In Hong Kong, the Hang Seng China Enterprises Index climbed +0.3% and the Hang Seng Index jumped +0.6%, wiping out earlier intraday losses. Benchmark 10-year Treasury yields were 3 basis points lower at 2.268 percent after hitting 2.259 percent, which was the lowest since November 17. Read More »

China won't be labeled a currency manipulator


Ms. Brotherton-Bunch quoted a tweet from Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y.: "Unfortunately POTUS' failure to name China a currency manipulator is symptomatic of a lack of real, tough action on trade against #China". It fell more than 1 percent against the yen, sinking below 110 yen for the first time since mid-November. The shrinking premium of long-dated yields over shorter-dated ones hurts banks' profitability. Read More »

Marc Bartra to return for Borussia Dortmund in four weeks

Spain worldwide Marc Bartra underwent surgery for a broken bone in his hand after being injured by shattered glass from the coach's windows. Kylian Mbappe's fortunate goal put Monaco ahead before they benefitted from Bartra's replacement in the Dortmund team, Sven Bender, putting through his own net before the break. Read More »