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US housing data, political turmoil hit dollar; stocks flat

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A woman walks past an electronic stock indicator of a securities firm in Tokyo, Wednesday, May 17, 2017. Investors flock over the Japanese yen as President Donald Trump continues to stir political fickleness; Swiss franc was also hitting a seven-week against the greenback. Read More »

McCain: Russia probe reaching the point 'of Watergate size'

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Evidently, Senator John McCain has joined the chorus of those saying that James Comey's memo has escalated President Trump's latest controversy to Nixonian levels of seriousness. Asked what advice he would now give to Trump in the wake of the allegations - that have been denied by the White House - McCain reportedly told Bob Schieffer from CBS News: "The same thing that you advised Richard Nixon , which he didn't do ... Read More »

Anadarko Petroleum Sees Unusually High Options Volume (APC)

APC has been the topic of a number of other research reports. Anadarko Petroleum Corp (NYSE:APC) shares traded 0.48% up during most recent session to reach at the closing price of $51.88. The business had revenue of $3.77 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.64 billion. M&T Bank & Trust Corporation has invested 0.04% in Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC). Read More »

Log in, look out: Cyber chaos may grow at workweek's start

The attack was apparently halted in the afternoon in the United Kingdom when a researcher took control of an internet domain that acted as a kill switch for the worm's propagation, according to Ars Technica. Ryan Kalember, senior vice president at Proofpoint Inc. which helped stop its spread, said the version without a kill switch could spread but was benign because it contained a flaw that prevented it from taking over computers and demanding ransom to unlock files. Read More »

NEXT plc (NXT) Rating Increased to Buy at Investec

On Friday, February 24 the stock rating was maintained by FBR Capital with "Outperform". JP Morgan has "Overweight" rating and GBX 200 target. UBS downgraded the stock to "Neutral" rating in Wednesday, September 28 report. The company has market cap of 26.18 billion GBP. The Firm focuses on its television and digital media businesses and involved in charitable activities. Read More »

Analysts Rating Review: Newell Rubbermaid Inc (NYSE:NWL)

Earnings per share are calculated by dividing a company's net income by its number of shares outstanding. Norges Bank purchased a new stake in Newell Brands during the fourth quarter worth approximately $177,070,000. Investors of record on Wednesday, May 31st will be issued a $0.23 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, May 26th. This is a positive change from Newell Brands's previous quarterly dividend of $0.19. Read More »

Wunderlich Gives Abercrombie & Fitch Co. Price Target With Potential 225.38% Upside

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Generally speaking, earnings are expected to grow in coming quarters. Many analysts have provided their estimated foresights on Abercrombie & Fitch Co. ILLEGAL ACTIVITY WARNING: This article was originally reported by Transcript Daily and is the sole property of of Transcript Daily. If you are accessing this piece on another publication, it was stolen and republished in violation of global copyright and trademark legislation. Read More »

Extending Oil Output Cuts Will Stabilise Prices, Says Putin

Oil prices have risen more than 3% after Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation said a deal to cut production should be extended until March next year. Non-OPEC member Kazakhstan however said on Monday it would struggle to join any new deal on the old terms, as its own output was set to jump. Read More »

Stratasys, Ltd. (SSYS) Downgraded by Standpoint Research

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If the average volume is low then the liquidity is low which means it is hard to buy or sell the stock as there are fewer buyers or sellers of the stock. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $24.00 and a 200-day moving average price of $20.52. The company's market capitalization is $1.58 billion. Read More »

Korea on US missile defense system

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US President Donald Trump has said he wants South Korea to pay for the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (Thaad) anti-missile system which detected Sunday's test launch. In February 2016, North Korea cut off two inter-Korean communication channels as it expelled remaining South Koreans from a joint industrial park in response to South Korea's closure of the Kaesong complex. Read More »

SSE speaks out over Tory price cap plans

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SSE said it still expects to be at the lower end of its dividend cover range in the new financial year, despite securing a lower-than-anticipated clearing price in the 2017 year-ahead capacity market auction and the anticipation of lower profits from its Networks division spurred by the SGN sale. Read More »

UK Court Rejects Nestle's Bid to Trademark KitKat Shape

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Sally Britton, intellectual property lawyer at law firm Mishcon de Reya, said "non-traditional" trademark registrations - including shapes, sounds, colors and smells - are becoming increasingly popular. A Nestle spokesperson told just-food today (17 May) the company was disappointed by the latest legal setback and is considering its next move. "This judgment does not mean that our four-finger shape is now free for use in the United Kingdom or elsewhere", Nestle said. Read More »

Spread of 'WannaCry' malware: experts warn against fresh wave of attacks

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The indiscriminate attack was unleashed Friday, striking hundreds of thousands of computers worldwide by exploiting known vulnerabilities in older Microsoft computer operating systems. "We will continue to work with affected (organizations) to confirm this", the agency said. The virus took control of users' files and demanded $300 payments to restore access, the BBC report said. Read More »

Tillerson gets earful on climate change from Arctic governments

The United States officially ended its chairmanship over the Arctic Council - a body of eight arctic nations - with US Secretary of State handing the presidency to Finland. "We'd heard ... that there would likely be a significant United States effort to redline or even remove entirely the Paris and climate language", said the source, who spoke on condition of anonymity due to the sensitive nature of the talks. Read More »

Valero Energy Corporation (VLO) Delivers Consistent EPS Surprises

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Winch Advisory Services Llc decreased Vanguard Dividend Appreciation Etf (VIG) stake by 24,628 shares to 80 valued at $7,000 in 2016Q4. There is a large variety of Financial Ratios that can be considered while making an investment decision but here in the case of Valero Energy Corporation (VLO ), we will discuss a few. Read More »

DONG Energy opens Burbo Bank Extension

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As Dong Energy project director Claus Bojle Moller notes, the project has attracted a lot of public interest as it is the first wind farm to use 8-MW turbines. He added: "The project has also helped to develop the United Kingdom supply chain". The turbine blades were designed, tested and manufactured at the MHI Vestas blade factory on the Isle of Wight. Read More »

SBI PO 2017 Preliminary Exam Result Announced; Check Cut Off

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The examination was conducted for recruitment to around 2200 posts of probationary officers. It is well knownthat SBI PO results would be based on minimum marks that a candidate must score inorder to qualify for the next stage. Candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of their performance in the preliminary examination, main examination, group discussion and interview. The online registration process for the exam began on February 7 and continued until March 6, 2017. Read More »

'WannaCry' ransomware hits 200K computers; experts say more victims likely

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In some cases, hospital staff in England were forced to take notes with pens and paper and had to cancel or reschedule procedures because their computers weren't working. The cyberattackers demanded payments of $300 or more from users to unlock their devices. Russian President Vladimir Putin, noting the technology's link to the USA spy service, said it should be "discussed immediately on a serious political level". Read More »

WannaCry: How To Defend Against The Ransomware Attack

Although ransomware has been increasingly prevalent over the last few years, this particular version, called "WannaCry", spread quickly and widely around the world. "NCSC and NCA are working with Europol and other global partners to make sure we all collect the right evidence, which we need to do to make sure we have the right material to find out who has done this and we go after them". Read More »

Paytm to start payments bank operations from May 23

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Also, you can not keep more than Rs 1 lakh in the Paytm payments bank. A total of 21 entities were given in-principle nod past year, including 11 for payments banks. As per a Hindu Business Line report , Sharma will hold the majority share in Paytm Payments Bank and the rest will be held by Alibaba. We've already mentioned above that Paytm wallet accounts would be transferred to the banking entity next week. Read More »

North Korea missile launch tests President Donald Trump's China outreach

North Korea's launch of a longer-range missile shows advances in its technological capabilities and offers the sternest test yet of President Donald Trump's strategy to work with China to combat the threat. "It is considered an IRBM (intermediate range ballistic missile) of enhanced calibre compared to Musudan missiles that have continually failed", he said, referring to a class of missile created to travel up to 3,000 to 4,000 km. Read More »

Amazon unveils 7-inch touchscreen Echo Show with Alexa support

The device will be available in white and black colour variants. Users can simply ask Alexa , the onboard voice assistant, to play a YouTube video or stream movies from Amazon Prime and the content will appear on the screen. Below the Echo Show's display sits a pair of "Dolby-tuned" speakers, The Guardian says, which are powerful enough to "fill a room" and more effective in this regard than other devices in the Echo range. Read More »

Sudan's Bashir, wanted for war crimes, invited to Trump summit

Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the king's son, is the face of "Vision 2030" and is eager to showcase the kingdom's success a year since its inception. The White House admits that numerous details of how the new alliance will operate remain to be worked out. A 2015 effort by Egypt to establish a pan-Arab fighting force collapsed due to squabbling among the countries involved. Read More »

Trump hosting Turkey's Erdogan as tensions simmer

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He also voiced appreciation for Turkey's leadership "in seeking an end to the horrific killing in Syria". Speaking earlier, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan emphasized that expanding the trade volume between Turkey and the USA, which stood at $17.5 billion in 2016, will be a significant item on the agenda of his meeting with Trump. Read More »