DeVos pushes school choice, gives no specifics

DeVos is scheduled to testify before Congress on the administration's education budget later this week. "Every option should be held accountable but they should be directly accountable to parents and communities not to Washington, D.C., bureaucra... More..

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Wal-Mart sees gains in e-commerce, lifting shares
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Wal-Mart sees gains in e-commerce, lifting shares

EARNINGS BEAT: Ross Stores rose 1.9 percent after the discount retailer reported quarterly results that beat Wall Street's estimates. Total revenues were up 1.4% to $117.5 billion versus the quarter a year...More..

Harvard Student Submits Rap Album As Final Thesis, Graduates With Honors
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Harvard Student Submits Rap Album As Final Thesis, Graduates With Honors

Josh Bell, Shaw's thesis adviser, was highly impressed by the work and said: "Shaw is telling stories in each song from different points of view, and it's critical of American society and racial politics". His ...More..

by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Investors Trading Alert: Duke Realty Corporation (DRE) ,NetEase, Inc. (NTES)

The stock, after opening at $38.33, closed at $38.85 by scoring 0.47%. For the quarter, performance is at -7.43%. Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL now owns 425,270 shares of the real estate investment trust's ...More..

Boeing Signs Defense, Commercial Deals With Saudi Arabia
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Boeing Signs Defense, Commercial Deals With Saudi Arabia

The agreements included the purchase of a fleet of Chinook helicopters and guided weapon systems, as well as a commitment from Boeing to aid the improvement of the aerospace industry in Saudi Arabia. The Saudi ...More..

Japan and Canada want to resurrect Pacific trade deal Trump killed
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Japan and Canada want to resurrect Pacific trade deal Trump killed

Mr Fred Burke, managing partner of Baker McKenzie Vietnam, told The Straits Times that the announcement by the so-called "TPP-11" that they will explore going ahead with the pact without the United States doe...More..

UK police: 19 confirmed dead in explosion at Grande concert
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

UK police: 19 confirmed dead in explosion at Grande concert

Nineteen are dead and approximately 50 injured after two explosions were reported at the Manchester Arena as Grande's concert was wrapping up. The force said in a statement: "This is now being treated a...More..

Photo has social media asking about the orb
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Photo has social media asking about the orb

The orb is actually an installation at the Global Center for Combating Extremist Ideology in Riyadh - but since it looks more like something Saruman would have in Lord of the Rings , the internet is going in...More..

Students at Florida university to protest DeVos' graduation speech
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Students at Florida university to protest DeVos' graduation speech

Edison Jackson introduced her to speak at the podium. "Choose which way you're going to go", he told students, as boos grew louder. But the students says she was unfit for the task given what they say is...More..

Trump Fan Disrupts Flight to US, Sparks 'Lock Him Up' Chant
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Trump Fan Disrupts Flight to US, Sparks 'Lock Him Up' Chant

Elizabeth Aulenbach, a passenger who was sitting three rows ahead of the disruptive man, told The Associated Press that the incident didn't start as a political dispute but was exacerbated by the "Democratic-...More..

Airlines group urges alternatives to extending electronics ban
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Airlines group urges alternatives to extending electronics ban

The United States has been considering increasing the number of airports affected by the ban to possibly include some European ones, prompting the EU to hold a meeting of aviation security officials last week. ...More..

India moving beyond oil as seeks alternatives to OPEC
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

India moving beyond oil as seeks alternatives to OPEC

One OPEC member Dicker presumably regards as disciplined is Iraq , whose oil minister Jabar al-Luaibi said during a speech on Monday that his country has achieved its share of the production cut agreement,...More..

Elections to 10 RS seats cancelled; no new date announced
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Elections to 10 RS seats cancelled; no new date announced

An official statement from the poll panel on Monday withdrew an earlier statement announcing the election dates. Indian Textile Minister Smriti Irani of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party and opposition Commun...More..

by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Rubio praises Trump for new Venezuela sanctions

Moreno, while not directly involved in those decisions, has defended them and from the bench also upheld a almost 14-year sentence for opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez a day after Trump called for his release a...More..

by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

How Analysts Feel About NRG Yield, Inc

Deutsche Bank maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Monday, September 21 report. The firm has "Neutral" rating by Guggenheim given on Friday, January 29. In related news, Director John C. Wilder, Jr. purcha...More..

by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Budget's big bank levy could open the door for fintech lenders

While Morrison has cautioned the banks that their customers "already don't like them", telling them to "prove (the customers) wrong and pony up to help fix the budget", bankers have warned the government that i...More..

Once again, Greece has Europe's finance ministers tied in knots
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Once again, Greece has Europe's finance ministers tied in knots

They delayed a deal over longer-term debt relief measures for Greece until their next meeting on June 15. "The next measures will be decided after the end of the program", Schaeuble said before the Eurogroup, a...More..

Bitcoin hits $2000 trading high point
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Bitcoin hits $2000 trading high point

In April, the cryptocurrency soared nearly 65%, making the total market cap of the asset reach $32.92 billion. Bitcoin- the digital currency broke all records today by trading at $2,167.24. Bitcoin's market c...More..

Pacific Rim ministers meet in Hanoi, seek to revive TPP
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Pacific Rim ministers meet in Hanoi, seek to revive TPP

Chinese Vice Minister of Commerce Wang Shou Wen said China committed to supporting a global multilateral trade system and making joint efforts to prevent protectionism and reducing trade risk. Lighthizer, a 6...More..

by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Inventories drop, but extra supplies weigh (RDSA)

Oil prices had recently collapsed to their lowest since late November as investor anxious about the world's stubbornly persistent glut of crude erased most of the gains that followed last year's OPEC's output c...More..

Macron emphasises European Union in French foreign, defence ministry postings
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Macron emphasises European Union in French foreign, defence ministry postings

Second in command after the centre-right Prime Minister, Edouard Philippe, is long-time Partie Socialist member and Lyon mayor Gerard Collomb, who supported Mr. Pro-European Goulard has been a member of the Eur...More..

Blackstone, Saudi Arabia to launch $40 bln infrastructure fund
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Blackstone, Saudi Arabia to launch $40 bln infrastructure fund

The agreement between Blackstone and Saudi's PIF is a non-binding memorandum of understanding, as the two sides continue to negotiate the details of the deal. Defence companies were among the best performing ...More..

Trump to Russians: Firing Comey Took 'Great Pressure' Off
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Trump to Russians: Firing Comey Took 'Great Pressure' Off

Said Mr Jeff Klusmeier, an insurance agent in Kentucky: "I expected the media to attack Trump". The Washington Post reported that a White House adviser close to the president - whose name was not included in...More..

G7 finance chiefs talk cyber security in Bari after attacks
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

G7 finance chiefs talk cyber security in Bari after attacks

British Finance Minister Philip Hammond attended the G7 meeting in Bari , Italy yesterdau and emphasised the need for the United Kingdom to have a strong voice in global councils and in the Brexit negotiations...More..

by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Walmart grows comps, traffic in Q1

This was another apparent reason for the sales boost, with the retailer reporting that its store visits rose 1.5%, the tenth consecutive quarterly increase. stores instead of to a home or elsewhere. Wal-Mart ...More..

U.S. seeks joint effort to ensure Venezuela head ends violence
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

U.S. seeks joint effort to ensure Venezuela head ends violence

Speaking alongside Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos Thursday, Trump expressed dismay at Venezuela's crisis, asking how a country holding the nation's largest oil reserves could be stricken by so much pove...More..

by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

IMI plc (IMI) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Goldman Sachs Group Inc

Ubran Edge Properties (NYSE:UE) had a decrease of 2.12% in short interest. UN's SI was 5.22M shares in May as released by FINRA. Investors of record on Thursday, April 27th will be issued a dividend of GBX 1.80...More..

UBM Plc (UBM) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Shore Capital
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

UBM Plc (UBM) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Shore Capital

Equities analysts forecast that BT Group plc will post $3.83 earnings per share for the current year. The ground equipment sales segment makes and provides mobile deicers and other specialized equipment product...More..

Tesla brings back unlimited free Supercharging
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Tesla brings back unlimited free Supercharging

That meant that if an existing owner bought a new vehicle, they would be paying just like everybody else, while the people who bought their old Model S or X would continue to enjoy free Supercharger access. The...More..

by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

France's Macron And Russia's Putin To Meet In Paris On May 29

French Chieff of Staff Gen. Pierre de Villiers arrives at the Elysee Palace, Thursday, May 18, 2017 in Paris as French President Emmanuel Macron chairs his first security council. Most of the extremist groups...More..

Sergio Aguero and Vincent Kompany will STAY at Manchester City
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Sergio Aguero and Vincent Kompany will STAY at Manchester City

Then maybe our gap against Chelsea and Tottenham will be shorter. And Guardiola confirmed that the Argentinian star will stay at the Etihad to lead the assault on Europe's top trophy. "To compete with Barca...More..

NY senators: Withhold Penn Station funds because of delays
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

NY senators: Withhold Penn Station funds because of delays

The accident happened just 10 days after another derailment at Penn Station, but according to Amtrak the two incidents were not related. Amtrak is planning six weeks of fix work. "We will see increased dela...More..

LeEco's Jia Yueting quits as head of listed unit as business struggles
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

LeEco's Jia Yueting quits as head of listed unit as business struggles

Jia Yueting, co-founder and head of Le Holdings Co Ltd, also known as LeEco and formerly as LeTV, poses for a photo in front of a logo of his company after a Reuters interview at LeEco headquarters in Beijin...More..

Macron promises French reform on Berlin visit
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Macron promises French reform on Berlin visit

Macron also struck some protectionist notes and said the bloc can't be naïve about others dumping on its economy and that workers in the European Union need to be better protected. "If we can answer the quest...More..

Analysts Consensus For London Stock Exchange Group (LON:LSE)
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Analysts Consensus For London Stock Exchange Group (LON:LSE)

Qs Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 0.01% or 36,393 shares in its portfolio. The stock's market cap is GBX 43.04 billion. It has a 2.32 P/E ratio. Europe Heavyside segment is engaged in the manufacturing and...More..