Calls for NEC to nail Zuma

South Africa's democratically elected government "is entrusted with the task of governance", and decisions made by those not elected to public office pose a "threat to the democratic process", the statement said. Chairperson of Outa, Wayne Duvenage s... More..

by | Published more than a month ago
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Dems elevate attacks as Supreme Court showdown nears

Supreme Court . "A fair and thorough hearing", Grassley said in his weekly press call. That sets up a vote to limit debate on the nomination, which requires 60 votes to pass, on Thursday. Echoing Senate Min...More..

by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Taiwan: US relations won't be harmed by Trump-Xi meeting

President Trump can show President Xi around, show him the digs. Kim's latest test-firing comes on the eve of President Donald Trump's meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping. "This problem has really becom...More..

Why Constellation Brands, Inc.(NYSE: STZ) stock is going gangbusters today
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Why Constellation Brands, Inc.(NYSE: STZ) stock is going gangbusters today

Analysts had been expecting earnings of $1.36 per share on revenue of $1.59 billion. The biggest institutional shareholders in Constellation Brands Inc include Soroban Capital Partners which owns 11 million...More..

Battle Creek's Payless shoe stores not on closure list
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Battle Creek's Payless shoe stores not on closure list

Payless has 4,400 stores in 30 countries, employing almost 22,000 people. Payless has been in talks with its lenders for months over a restructuring plan that at one point included closing as many as 1,000 st...More..

Payless files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in attempt to reorganize
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Payless files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in attempt to reorganize

The announcement comes as Payless Shoe-Source files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy. The retailer now has 4,400 stores in more than 30 countries. The New Jersey Payless locations closing are: Loews Shopping Center, E...More..

by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

What Is Ivanka Trump's Net Worth?

Their assets combined could exceed $700 million. They remain the beneficiaries to Kushner's family's real estate business, worth as much as $740 million. His wife has given up the reins of her fashion busines...More..

CarMax profit beats as used-car sales rise
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

CarMax profit beats as used-car sales rise

CarMax blamed delays in federal income tax refunds for a large part of the decline for the fiscal quarter that ended February 28. CarMax is also seeing rising cash outflows from operations and capital expendi...More..

by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Boeing Forms New Innovation Cell; Invests in Tech Companies Upskill, Zunum Aero

The long-term aim of Zunum Aero is to build a regional electric air network, offering travelers a 40 percent decrease in door-to-door travel time by using a smattering of local airports, while also promising ...More..

Intel's (INTC)
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Intel's (INTC) "Neutral" Rating Reaffirmed at Credit Suisse Group AG

Looking ahead to earnings forecasts, for the running fiscal period, Wall Street analysts have anticipated that the company will report 0.65 earnings per share. Intel's dividend payout ratio is 49.29%. If you a...More..

by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Sen. McConnell prepares the 'nuclear option' to filibuster Neil Gorsuch

Oregon Democrat Jeff Merkley has been talking on the Senate floor in opposition to Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch for several hours and plans to remain "as long as I am able". McConnell said it "appears" De...More..

by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Oil prices edge lower as rebound in Libyan production weighs

As a result, both Brent and WTI Oil prices rose around 5% last week, the biggest weekly rise in 4-months, WTI crude May contract traded at $50.57 a barrel. Prices, however, turned lower briefly on Wednesday aft...More..

Address supply to cool housing market: Lowe
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Address supply to cool housing market: Lowe

Governor Philip Lowe warned in a statement on the RBA website conditions in the housing market continued to vary considerably around the country. Policymakers noted that by reinforcing strong lending standard...More..

by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Las Vegas Sands Corp

First Mercantile Trust Co. increased its position in Las Vegas Sands Corp .by 42.8% in the third quarter. Moreover, Metropolitan Life Insurance has 0.01% invested in Las Vegas Sands Corp . While the actual EP...More..

Amazon acquires right to buy stake in fuel cell maker Plug Power
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Amazon acquires right to buy stake in fuel cell maker Plug Power

There were 180.6 million Plug Power shares outstanding as of December 31. At ProMat, the SiteView display demonstrates how the GenDrive fuel cells share operational health and performance information with Plug...More..

After health care failure, Plan B suddenly more appealing for GOP
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

After health care failure, Plan B suddenly more appealing for GOP

Everyone gets covered . Everyone pays. If this process is rushed, we are risking the lives of millions of Americans. Either move, warned Pelosi, would be "totally irresponsible". "It's a definite black eye f...More..

Barclays PLC Reaffirms
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Barclays PLC Reaffirms "Overweight" Rating for Paypal Holdings Inc (PYPL)

Other hedge funds have also made changes to their positions in the company. U.S. based company, PayPal Holdings, Inc. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 16.6% on a year-over-year basis. A number of ...More..

European Central Bank's Draghi says stimulus still needed
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

European Central Bank's Draghi says stimulus still needed

EUR AUD was also pressured by comments from ECB board member Peter Praet who also spoke in Frankfurt as he suggested that the central bank's ultra-low interest rates would likely remain in place well past the e...More..

Where Technical Charts Stands for Whiting Petroleum Corporation (WLL)
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Where Technical Charts Stands for Whiting Petroleum Corporation (WLL)

Overbought and oversold levels can be used to identify unsustainable price extremes. Whiting Petroleum Corp now has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of $13.49. Look at the direction of...More..

Thousands in London take to streets to protest Brexit plan
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Thousands in London take to streets to protest Brexit plan

It went on to pledge to bring the suddenly diminished European Union - the result of Brexit - more tightly together: " Europe is our common future .We are determined to make the European Union stronger and mo...More..

RBI moves to cut system's excess cash to help contain inflation
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

RBI moves to cut system's excess cash to help contain inflation

That could be a precursor to drain liquidity, with the RBI saying it could undertake measures including additional treasury bill sales, or outright bond sales via open market operations. A neutral stance was cl...More..

Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (BBBY) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (BBBY) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research

They issued a "sell" rating and a $35.00 price objective for the company. Raymond James Financial, Inc. downgraded shares of Bed Bath & Beyond from a strong-buy rating to a market perform rating in a research r...More..

Japanese retailer Seven & i to buy Sunoco assets for $3.3 billion
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Japanese retailer Seven & i to buy Sunoco assets for $3.3 billion

The deal would be the biggest by 7-Eleven Inc. 7-Eleven will sign a contract with Sunoco to provide gasoline to the stations for the next 15 years. The stores, which are just part of the asset purchase agre...More..

by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Maxine Waters: Bill O'Reilly 'needs to go to jail'

Let's just lay this right on the line - the President of the United States should not be lavishing praise on Fox News host Bill O'Reilly who has settled five sexual harassment cases. Bill O'Reilly's nightly p...More..

(MRO) Receives Average Recommendation of
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

(MRO) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts

Analyst recommendation for this stock stands at 2.30. Other equities research analysts have also recently issued reports about the company. Nomura lowered Marathon Oil from a "buy" rating to a "neutral" ratin...More..

'Zero tolerance policy on tax evasion' - Credit Suisse
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

'Zero tolerance policy on tax evasion' - Credit Suisse

Credit Suisse extended its global charm offensive on April 3 insisting it has "zero tolerance" for tax evasion after hundreds of its clients and top employees became the target of an worldwide fraud probe. The ...More..

Burberry signs Coty deal to grow beauty business
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Burberry signs Coty deal to grow beauty business

Best known for its British-made trenchcoats, Burberry's beauty range is led by fragrances My Burberry and Mr Burberry , and includes cosmetics to help introduce its brand to new consumers. The move comes wit...More..

Brazil takes over top spot from Argentina in FIFA rankings
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Brazil takes over top spot from Argentina in FIFA rankings

The Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland are neck-a-neck in the latest FIFA World Rankings, with both sides comfortably inside the top 30. This is the team's best-ever ranking since May 1996. "We are deli...More..

Severe thunderstorms likely Wednesday
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Severe thunderstorms likely Wednesday

Wind gusts will be a primary concern for the region, with Stafford and King George counties potentially seeing wind gusts higher than 60 miles per hour, says Kevin Witt, a weather service meteorologist. Current...More..

BP slashes CEO's remuneration by 40 percent after shareholder backlash
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

BP slashes CEO's remuneration by 40 percent after shareholder backlash

Executive salaries and bonus cultures have come under increasing scrutiny in recent years following a strong of corporate scandals such as the collapse of chain store BHS. The committee also announced a new fra...More..

Toronto stock index up on gold and oil
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Toronto stock index up on gold and oil

The Canadian dollar was trading at 74.55 cents USA, down a 0.04 of a cent from Tuesday. Financial services edged up, with Royal Bank of Canada up 0.6% at $97.42. Among stocks, Amazon.com rose as much as 1.5 p...More..

by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Oil rises even as global supply tightens

It reached $54.91 intraday, the highest since March 8. Global benchmark Brent crude had risen 50 cents to $54.67 a barrel by 0837 GMT. Ships hauling US crude to Asia included the supertanker Alex, which hea...More..

Keuchel, Correa lead Astros over Mariners 3-0
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Keuchel, Correa lead Astros over Mariners 3-0

They had a chance for more but left the bases loaded with no outs. "He's a pro", manager Scott Servais said. "We just missed some opportunities with runners on base". It was a tied at two after the 7th in...More..

Trump Defends 'Good Person' O'Reilly From Sexual Harassment Allegations
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Trump Defends 'Good Person' O'Reilly From Sexual Harassment Allegations

During the appearance on " All In With Chris Hayes ", she also referred to O'Reilly's employer, Fox News , as a "sexual harassment enterprise" multiple times . "And so I have put to rest any controversies to ...More..

Will red-state Democrats vote for Gorsuch?
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Will red-state Democrats vote for Gorsuch?

He was President Barack Obama's choice for the court; Senate Republicans refused previous year to consider the nomination. "As the United States Senate moves to an impasse where the filibuster will be elimi...More..