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Boeing wins Paris order title as Airbus's Leahy announces retirement Boeing wins Paris order title as Airbus's Leahy announces retirement
- June 27, 2017

Analysts expect jet orders at the Paris Air Show to decline despite its current positive years as airlines process a load of deliveries. Ethiopian Airlines orders 10 A350-900 jets, worth about $3.1 billion at list prices. Boeing Commercial Airplanes President Kevin McAllister poses with a model of 737 MAX 10 , during the 52nd Paris Air Show at Le Bourget Airport near Paris , June 20, 2017. (more...)
Uber hires law firm to probe how it handled India rape case Uber hires law firm to probe how it handled India rape case
- June 24, 2017

She added that, "We've mis-stepped at times - I'll be the first to admit that Uber is not ideal". The undersigned employees for this petition comprise of over "1,100 full-time Uber employees (and counting)'". Both the letter and the petition are a reflection of a growing disgruntlement among some of Uber's 15,000 employees about the manner in which the company's founder and chief executive was sacked. (more...)
Qatar signs pact with U.S. to buy F-15 jets Qatar signs pact with U.S. to buy F-15 jets
- June 23, 2017

Congress past year approved the sale of as many as 72 F-15s in an agreement valued at as much as US$21 billion, providing authorisation for the deal that was completed on Wednesday. Qatars defense ministry celebrated the deal in a statement issued Wednesday. The Pentagon told Reuters in a statement that the agreement to purchase the F15 jets would pave the way for further cooperation between the two states in terms of security and military operations. (more...)
Will Whole Foods Market, Inc. Keep Its Own Brand Under Amazon Ownership? Will Whole Foods Market, Inc. Keep Its Own Brand Under Amazon Ownership?
- June 22, 2017

Whole Food Market Inc had suffered a huge downfall in their share prices since 2013 when their share prices were at its peak and nearly double of what it is right now. Amazon has spent time experimenting with brick-and-mortar already. Its prices online change constantly to react to competitor moves and other factors like supply and demand, and the company often prices popular items competitively to create the perception that everything it sells is low-cost. (more...)
Share Performance in View for Pitney Bowes Inc. (NYSE:PBI)
- June 22, 2017

HITE Hedge Asset Management LLC now owns 1,121,873 shares of the oil and gas producer's stock valued at $27,576,000 after buying an additional 748,125 shares during the period. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, May 19th. This represents a $1.27 annualized dividend and a yield of 9.16%. Enable Midstream Partners, 's dividend payout ratio is now 171.62%. (more...)
United States stocks close higher as tech rebounds United States stocks close higher as tech rebounds
- June 20, 2017

The Dow is up 1,766.39 points, or 8.9 percent. Technology stocks were bouncing back from a rough week, with Facebook , Amazon , Apple , Netflix and Google-parent Alphabet all up about 1 percent in early trading. On the currency front, the USA dollar is trading at 111.32 yen compared to the 110.88 yen it fetched at the close of NY trading on Friday. Biogen climbed 3.5 percent and Morgan Stanley rose 2.8 percent. (more...)
Grocery store stocks plummet after Amazon-Whole Foods deal Grocery store stocks plummet after Amazon-Whole Foods deal
- June 20, 2017

Amazon , meanwhile, has been expanding its reach in goods, services, entertainment - and groceries. He said he expects the marketing to begin shortly after the combined company closes the deal in the second half of the year. The investment firm Jana Partners said in April that it had built up an ownership stake in Whole Foods because it saw ways to address its "chronic underperformance for shareholders". (more...)
'Will not be shushed': Sen Kamala Harris interrupted by male colleagues again 'Will not be shushed': Sen Kamala Harris interrupted by male colleagues again
- June 17, 2017

During Attorney General #Jeff Sessions' testimony on Tuesday regarding Russia's alleged meddling in the #2016 Presidential Election, partisan lines helped shape the perspective of Sessions' answers. Here's the entire awkward exchange. The tense moment in Harris's questioning of Sessions occurred six days after she was reprimanded by Burr for what the chairman said was a lack of "courtesy" in her and other senators' questions to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein . (more...)
Tillerson cancels trip to Mexico to work on Qatar crisis
- June 17, 2017

The United States could help douse the fire. In his remarks from London, Jubeir said there was no intention of harming the Qatari people and called Doha an "ally" in the six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). The list included several high-profile Qatari charities that carry out life-saving work across the Middle East and elsewhere, including in Syria, Yemen, Sudan and Palestine. (more...)
Greece hoping to finally secure long-term debt relief deal
- June 16, 2017

Lenders are meeting on Thursday to discuss releasing as much as 8.5bn euros (£7.4bn) in funds to Greece. The fund has rallied 26% this year on prospects for economic improvements and more bailout money. "There is now light at the end of the tunnel", Greece's Euclid Tsakalotos told reporters after meeting fellow euro zone finance ministers and International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde in Luxembourg . (more...)
Trump Weighs Firing Mueller, According To Confidante
- June 16, 2017

Trump, in a series of morning tweets, reverted back to the tone that won him the White House, slamming the investigation a day after he called for unity in the wake of a shooting at a Republican congressional baseball practice that injured several people, including House Majority Whip Steve Scalise. (more...)
Cosby jury hunkers down for 3rd day in sex assault case Cosby jury hunkers down for 3rd day in sex assault case
- June 15, 2017

A jury considering sexual assault charges against Bill Cosby has asked for the testimony of the police officer who took accuser Andrea Constand's initial report . Bill Cosby leaves the Montgomery County Courthouse during his sexual assault trial, Tuesday, June 13, 2017, in Norristown, Pa. The jury is deliberating three counts of felony aggravated indecent assault. (more...)
Ralph Northam wins nomination; GOP race too close to call Ralph Northam wins nomination; GOP race too close to call
- June 14, 2017

Trump in the 2016 election. Perriello has earned the support of prominent national democratic leaders, but Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam retains the support of the state party apparatus. Polls have shown that Perriello has a slight lead in the race, but that lead may be contingent on unreliable pools of voters who usually sit primaries out. (more...)
Who are the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP)? Who are the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP)?
- June 12, 2017

The Conservative Party lost its majority in the House of Commons, forcing it to seek support from the socially conservative and deeply patriotic Democratic Unionist Party ( DUP ) from Northern Ireland . Many senior DUP figures admire not only Mrs May's forthright unionism but her brand of One Nation Conservatism and her move away from some of the stridently individualistic Thatcherite rhetoric. (more...)
Britain's snap election backfires on Prime Minister Theresa May
- June 11, 2017

May had hoped the election would focus on Brexit , but that never happened, as both the Conservatives and Labour said they would respect voters' wishes and go through with the divorce. She instead not only failed to build up her position but lost the majority altogether. "The president invited the Prime Minister to visit France at the earliest possible opportunity, and they agreed that the strong friendship between our two countries was important and would endure". (more...)
Rafael Nadal cruises past Roberto Bautista Agut to reach quarters
- June 10, 2017

I think Rome was a combination of everything. "It was just today it was just unusual how it came about". The 23-year-old Thiem will face nine-time French Open champion Rafael Nadal next. Pliskova will next play either No. 3 Simona Halep of Romania or No. 5 Elina Svitolina of Ukraine. The Serb broke in the third set early but Nadal did not give in and levelled the set at 3-3. (more...)
Apple 'HomePod' speaker to take on Amazon, Google Apple 'HomePod' speaker to take on Amazon, Google
- June 09, 2017

It could be one reason Apple is playing up the musical aspect of the Homepod more than its smart home features . "As the iPhone reaches a point of near saturation in mature markets and replacement rates continue to slow, Apple must find new ways to lock in users". (more...)
Ariana, others perform in Manchester as tribute to attack victims
- June 06, 2017

Fans flocked to the Old Trafford cricket ground for the show, many of them with tears rolling down their cheeks during the performances. Take That , who are from Manchester, followed with fun energy that the crowd danced to. "She told me that Olivia would have wanted to hear the hits". She even collaborated with others onstage: She sang Fergie's verse on the Black Eyed Peas hit, " Where Is the Love? " along with the group; she performed a duet with Cyrus; and she sang her debut song, "The ... (more...)
Djokovic, Muguzura, Nadal in action at French Open
- June 05, 2017

He said: "I just didn't start off the blocks the way I wanted ". Raonic was the top man dumped, while Nadal , Novak Djokovic , Dominic Thiem and Kei Nishikori advanced. Teenager Jelena Ostapenko is the first woman from Latvia to make it to the French Open quarterfinals in the professional era. No. 20 Pablo Carreno Busta , and Djokovic vs. (more...)
YouGov survey suggests May's Conservatives could lose majority YouGov survey suggests May's Conservatives could lose majority
- June 04, 2017

Campaigning in the city of Bath in England's West Country, May was asked about the YouGov poll which dominated the front page of the Times newspaper in London . When asked by a reporter if she would resign if she lost seats, May dodged the question on Wednesday, saying that the only poll that mattered was the election on June 8. (more...)
United says new LA-Singapore route will be longest from US United says new LA-Singapore route will be longest from US
- June 03, 2017

The 8,700-mile flight, set to begin in October, will take the full 18 hours heading west and 15 hours heading back to the States, making it the longest nonstop flight to or from the US. Qatar's 14,535km, 17-and-a-half-hour Doha-Auckland service is now the world's longest flight in terms of time after it knocked Air India's 15,127km, 15-hour Delhi-San Francisco route off its perch. (more...)
Global stock market rally lifts FTSE 100 to new high Global stock market rally lifts FTSE 100 to new high
- June 03, 2017

The WSJ Dollar Index rose 0.2% while 10-year Treasury yields edged up to 2.217% from 2.198% Wednesday. ADP said Thursday that private companies added 253,000 jobs last month, which was more than investors expected. Tokyo's Nikkei 225 advanced 1.1 percent, Hong Kong's Hang Seng rose 0.5 percent, and South Korea's Kospi shed 0.1 percent. The Dow is up 63.90 points, or 0.3 percent. (more...)
US employers add modest 138000 jobs; rate at 4.3 percent
- June 03, 2017

The U-6 has declined since January to 8.4 percent, an encouraging sign that jobless people who had given up hope of working are now being hired. The drop in the unemployment rate comes as the labor force participation rate took a leg lower after having held steady - and slightly increased - over the previous year or so. (more...)
Lithium battery fire forces SFO-bound flight to make emergency landing Lithium battery fire forces SFO-bound flight to make emergency landing
- June 01, 2017

The plane landed safely at Gerald R. Ford International Airport in Grand Rapids just after 8 p.m. - the fire was put out by the time of landing. A San Francisco-bound JetBlue flight was diverted Tuesday night after a carry-on bag containing an electronic device started smoking, the airline said. (more...)
NEXT plc (NXT) Upgraded to Buy at Investec NEXT plc (NXT) Upgraded to Buy at Investec
- May 31, 2017

TRADEMARK VIOLATION NOTICE: "Future plc (FUTR) Earns Buy Rating from Numis Securities Ltd" was posted by Markets Daily and is the property of of Markets Daily. Halfords Group PLC had 131 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has "Outperform" rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, October 30. (more...)
Gujarat Board GSEB HSC Class 12 Result 2017 Declared - Check @ gseb.org Gujarat Board GSEB HSC Class 12 Result 2017 Declared - Check @ gseb.org
- May 31, 2017

The result is available on the board's official website and students who appeared for the exam would need their detailsr to check the result. Step two: Click on the relevant link for HSC Arts and Commerce Semester IV result. Gujarat Secondary And Higher Secondary Education Board was founded on 1st May 1960. We will update Gujarat Board SS Pass Percentage here after the declaration of results . (more...)
Owner says Three Mile Island plant to shut down in 2019 Owner says Three Mile Island plant to shut down in 2019
- May 31, 2017

The Pennsylvania generating station will shutter on or around September 30, 2019 "absent needed policy reforms" from the state, Exelon Corp. In 1979, the plant experienced the partial meltdown of one of its two reactors. PSEG of New Jersey owns all or parts of four nuclear plants, but it has said it will not operate long-term money losers. For decades, the Three Mile Island nuclear plant has stood as a symbol of nuclear energy's promise and peril. (more...)
Oil slips further on disappointing OPEC meeting outcome
- May 29, 2017

Saudi Oil Minister Khalid Al-Falih, who presided over the meeting, said he expected that the extension should reduce high crude inventories to a level corresponding to "the five-year average by the end of the year". But David Elmes, professor at Warwick Business School and head of the Global Energy Research Network, thinks that the future of energy will not be in the production of more oil , but rather on the consumer side. (more...)
Sato holds off Helio to give Andretti another Indy 500 win
- May 29, 2017

His victory came five years after Sato tried to win the race with an aggressive last-lap pass of Dario Franchitti that backfired when Sato lost control and slammed into the wall, enabling Franchitti to capture the win. The 35-year-old driver's McLaren-Honda IndyCar came to a stop during the 179th lap of the Indy 500 while he was holding eighth position in the race. (more...)
Rocket Lab's Adorable Rocket Just Blasted Into Space For The First Time Rocket Lab's Adorable Rocket Just Blasted Into Space For The First Time
- May 28, 2017

More to follow!" aerospace company Rocket Lab tweeted as New Zealand became the 11th country to launch into space. And it was a good sign that the launch infrastructure that Rocket Lab has built will support flights moving forward. The firm will carry out two more tests before it starts commercial operations, slated to begin towards the end of this year. Electron is the most affordable small satellite launch vehicle. (more...)
Jury finds Oklahoma cop not guilty in shooting of black man
- May 26, 2017

Terence's hands were in the air. Terence was not an imminent threat. She said Shelby was the aggressor, not her brother. Crutcher's father, Joseph, accepted the vote but said he knew the officer was guilty. The SUV belonged to Crutcher. No weapon was found on Crutcher or in the vehicle. Despite Shelby's explanation, the prosecuting attorney, Kevin Gray, told the court that Crutcher was not in any way being aggressive toward police and that he never pulled a gun. (more...)
Ariana Grande reportedly offers to pay for Manchester explosion victims' funerals
- May 25, 2017

Greater Manchester Chief Constable Ian Hopkins said detectives were working to establish whether Abedi was working alone. "My son was as religious as any child who opens his eyes in a religious family", Ramadan Abedi told Bloomberg News , adding he spoke to the suspected bomber last week. (more...)
Macron backs debt relief for Greece in call to PM Macron backs debt relief for Greece in call to PM
- May 23, 2017

Ministers from the 19-member eurozone will discuss the subject at talks in Brussels later on Monday after Greek MPs fulfilled the latest demands for reforms in a vote last Thursday, giving the go-ahead for a further austerity package that includes pension reductions and tax increases. (more...)
High-speed Tejas Express flagged off by Railway Minister High-speed Tejas Express flagged off by Railway Minister
- May 23, 2017

The 20 coach train will have one executive AC chair auto with 56 seats and 12 AC chair cars with 78 seats in each coach. The train has facilities including tea and coffee vending machines, magazines and snack tables. The train was revealed to the public in Mumbai on Sunday. The train reached CST on Sunday to begin its maiden journey on Monday. As this will be an elite train, the Konkan Railways management must make it sure that the other trains on the route are not delayed owing to ... (more...)
Saudi minister confident of oil cut extension
- May 22, 2017

National representatives from OPEC and officials from several non-members in Vienna on Friday discussed the outlook for rising United States shale oil production, which has been diluting the price impact of their production cuts. In real dollar terms, the 2016 revenue represents a 15% decline from the $509 billion earned in 2015, mainly because of the fall in average annual crude oil prices and, to a lesser extent, because of decreases in OPEC net oil exports. (more...)
Preakness Stakes victor, payouts: Superfecta brings in huge money
- May 22, 2017

The final time in the 1 3/16 mile race over a track rated fast was 1:55.98. "But all and all, he still ran a good race". He was a $200,000 yearling purchase. "We were in a position we expected to be, and I think the turnaround was a little too quick". "Stu said you could do what you want with him". I don't say you learn to deal with it, especially in races like this. (more...)
James Comey to testify publicly before the Senate Intelligence Committee
- May 22, 2017

The White House first pointed to the memo as a reason for Comey's firing. Stephanopoulos pressed, "You have the President of the United States telling the Russian foreign minister, in their first meeting, that that the pressure is off because he's fired the FBI director investigating Russian interference in the campaign". (more...)
SunTrust Banks, Inc. Cuts Incyte Co. (INCY) Price Target to $145.00
- May 21, 2017

The biopharmaceutical company reported ($0.96) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.97) by $0.01. The business had revenue of $384.08 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $359.19 million. (more...)
Army will give adequate response to border violations: Jaitley Army will give adequate response to border violations: Jaitley
- May 20, 2017

Asked whether the government has made a distinction of "good and bad separatists", he said, "With an average citizen, irrespective of his political views, he will be likely to be on the Indian side in this debate". On the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, Jaitley said while economic development of Jammu and Kashmir is certainly a priority of the government, there should be no envy felt on what is happening on other side of the border. (more...)
Trump decries Russia probe as 'greatest witch hunt' in US history
- May 20, 2017

Mueller's broad mandate gives him not only oversight of the Russian Federation probe, but also "any matters that arose or may arise directly from the investigation", which apparently include Trump's firing last week of FBI Director James Comey. (more...)