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Buffett: Berkshire Stock to Gain the Day After I Die

Over the course of 6 1/2 hours, Buffett, 86, and Munger, 93, touched upon a range of topics, as they sipped Coca-Cola and munched on See's sweets (from two of Berkshire's holdings). The potential in India is incredible now, Buffett said. When a protester from Germany delivered a long speech decrying Coke, sugar and capitalism itself, Buffett said he would continue to drink his favorite beverage, Cherry Coke. Read More »

US plan to arm Kurdish militia casts shadow over Trump-Erdogan talks

Yes, Turkey - a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation member - remains an ally in the war against the Islamic State and in the fight to free the Syria people from their own despotic leader. "Put yourself in the shoes of the Turkish president", the official said. "Once a "model partnership", the relationship deteriorated into a dysfunctional one with unsatisfactory results for both sides", said Kemal Kirisci of the Brookings Institution and Asli Aydintasbas of the European Council on Foreign ... Read More »

Merkel's opposition in "shock" after third German state election loss

Mr Schulz's comments indicate how Britain's departure from the European Union could become a hostage to fortune in domestic rows across the continent. Merkel's party was thought to have been losing relevance in recent years after suffering defeat in several state elections, prompting commentators to anticipate a shift towards non-traditional parties, as seen with the rise in populism in 2016. Read More »

EasyJet suffers turbulent first half as losses widen

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Revenue per seat was also hit by "increased levels of disruption" resulting from strikes, severe weather and other airport issues leading to the cancellation or severe delay of 3,302 flights. Laith Khalaf, senior analyst at financial adviser Hargreaves Lansdown, said: " EasyJet is taking no chances with Brexit, and is in the process of securing an air operator certificate in another European Union member state, which will enable it to continue flying passengers on its non-UK routes, though at ... Read More »

Morning Runner: Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT)

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They expect $0.96 earnings per share, down 2.04% or $0.02 from last year's $0.98 per share. The retailer reported $1.30 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.29 by $0.01. Getting China right is key to bolstering Wal-Mart's global online business. ILLEGAL ACTIVITY WARNING: "High Point Bank & Trust Co". In our current pick, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. Read More »

Chelsea to parade Premier League trophy a day after FA Cup final

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Terry, who has captained Chelsea on a record 579 occasions, said he had never intended in trying to prevent younger talent from breaking through whilst he blocked their way. "But I am Chelsea through and through and sitting there watching my club go on to do what they have done this year has been fantastic", Terry told the club's official website. Read More »

US industrial production posts biggest gain since 2014

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WASHINGTON-U.S. industrial output rose sharply in April, the latest evidence that economic growth is picking up following a lackluster start to the year. In comparison to a year ago, output in mining was especially strong, clocking in with an advance of 7.3%, although it remained 11.2% below its December 2014 peak, the Federal Reserve said. Read More »

Snowbirds Cancel Appearance at Duluth Airshow

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Lauderdale, Fla. and Memphis, Tenn. "As a result, more training is required before the Snowbirds resume the 2017 schedule", Major Patrick Gobeil, Snowbirds Team Lead, said in a news release. In the Facebook post, the Snowbirds said they intend to return to the airshow circuit once they have "the consistency required for our dynamic nine-aircraft aerobatic performance". Read More »

Manchester United lifts full-year revenue and profit guidance

Announcing their third quarter financial results, executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward said: "As we near the end of the season, I am delighted we have picked up two trophies so far, and look forward to competing for a third in the Europa League final, the only trophy we have never won". Read More »

Crash renews fears for residents near airport

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Learjet 35A N452DA crashed on short final about a quarter mile from the approach end of Runway 1 at Teterboro Airport yesterday at approximately 3:30 p.m. It wasn't immediately clear who was operating the plane at the time of the crash, and NBC 4 NY wasn't immediately able to reach the company. The plane hit a building in an industrial area, near a township facility, said Joe Orlando, a spokesman for the town of Carlstadt . Read More »

Trump defends 'absolute right' to share 'facts' with Russian Federation

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Humanitarian reasons, plus I want Russian Federation to greatly step up their fight against ISIS & terrorism", Trump tweeted . In the Middle East, the USA formally and informally shares information with several countries in the fight against ISIS and other terror groups including Jordan, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Turkey, among others. Read More »

Earnings Whisper: Home Depot Inc (HD), Dicks Sporting Goods Inc (DKS)

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Dicks Sporting Goods (NYSE:DKS) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, May 16th. Dick's Sporting Goods launched a new e-commerce platform earlier this year and saw e-commerce sales increased 11 percent to comprise 9.3 percent of Dick's total sales, according to its first-quarter results released Tuesday. Read More »

What Are Analysts Suggestions On Kohl's Corp. (KSS)

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The company reported $0.39 earnings per share (EPS ) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.29 by $0.10. The stock now has an average rating of "Hold" and an average price target of $43.69. might touch $54 high while the Average Price Target and Low price Target is $42.38 and $32 respectively. (NYSE:KSS) traded up 0.24% during midday trading on Monday, reaching $37.06. Read More »

BC Greens break through, capture three seats

The votes are in, and Christy Clark will remain premier for the time being. "British Columbians have waited 16 years for a government that works for them, and we're going to have you to wait a while longer, until all the votes are counted", said NDP Leader John Horgan , whose party aligns closely with the Green Party on a number of key issues. Read More »

Brokers Issue New Targets On Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT)

AMAT's total short interest was 12.66 million shares in May as published by FINRA. Reilly Financial Advisors LLC boosted its position in Applied Materials by 78.0% in the first quarter. Analyst Look at Applied Materials , Inc. The company beat the analyst EPS Estimate with the difference of $0.01. On average, analysts forecast that Applied Materials , Inc. Read More »

Abbott Laboratories (ABT) Position Boosted by Gateway Investment Advisers LLC

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. NY raised its stake in shares of Abbott Laboratories by 0.3% in the first quarter. Relative volume is ratio between current volume and 3-month average value, intraday adjusted. The firm is expected to issue its next quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July 19th. Read More »

Elon Musk's cousin Rive, former SolarCity CEO, to leave Tesla

All of that said ... there are more and more videos being posted online of Hardware 2.0 vehicles that seem to do a pretty good job during Autopilot use. At the time Lyndon Rive and brother Peter Rive were CEO and CTO of SolarCity respectively, while cousin and Tesla CEO Elon Musk also sat on the SolarCity board. Read More »

Kinder Morgan Inc (KMI) Shares Bought by Private Bank & Trust Co

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Washington Trust Bank increased its stake in Kinder Morgan Inc/De (KMI) by 2987.36% based on its latest 2016Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Welch Group LLC now owns 14,743 shares of the pipeline company's stock valued at $341,000 after buying an additional 1,973 shares in the last quarter. Read More »

Germany must choose between Ankara and alleged coup plotters: Turkish PM

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Prosecutors in Turkey have issued arrest warrants for 85 staff at two ministries as part of a probe targeting the network of US-based opposition cleric Fethullah Gulen whom Ankara accuses of masterminding the July 2016 failed coup. The asylum decision has already prompted Turkey to block a request for German lawmakers to visit their country's some 270 troops serving with the coalition against the Islamic State group at Incirlik air base. Read More »