Little Sisters of the Poor approve Trump order on religion

Nancy Northup, president of the Center for Reproductive Rights , suggested the order's provision exempting religiously affiliated companies and other groups from covering preventative care is sex discrimination. It would also provide " regulatory ... More..

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Vodacom Making Moves In East Africa, Acquires Majority Stake In Safaricom
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Vodacom Making Moves In East Africa, Acquires Majority Stake In Safaricom

While Safaricom is "highly complementary" to Vodacom's existing footprint, the move will also significantly diversify Vodacom's revenue growth and profitability. Its interest in Safaricom will contribute about ...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Oil rebounds above $50 on latest United States stockpile figures

However, after Brent fell below $50 a barrel last week, analysts said producers felt forced to act. "If that is the case then global inventories should fall about 1 million barrels a day in the second half ...More..

US President Donald Trump invites new South Korean president to Washington
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

US President Donald Trump invites new South Korean president to Washington

Moon was inaugurated shortly after election officials confirmed his victory. Such frustrations fuelled anger over Park's scandal, which exposed the cosy and corrupt ties between regulators and powerful conglo...More..

Vista Outdoor (VSTO) Earns Coverage Optimism Rating of 0.22
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Vista Outdoor (VSTO) Earns Coverage Optimism Rating of 0.22

The analyst recommendations from a month ago are 7 Buy, 0 Overweight, 0 Sell, 1 Hold and 0 Underweight. EPS growth for this year is 88.70% and EPS growth for next year is expected to reach at -11.05%. TRADEMA...More..

Trump, in first trip overseas, to visit Israel, Saudi Arabia
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Trump, in first trip overseas, to visit Israel, Saudi Arabia

Trump will cap off his tour with previously announced visits to Brussels, Belgium for a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit and Sicily, Italy for a Group of Seven meeting. Last week, it was reported th...More..

Crude oil prices at lowest level in five months
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Crude oil prices at lowest level in five months

Bank, which oversees $136 billion in assets, said by telephone. "Gasoline demand is going to be the story going forward", said Andrew Lipow, president of Lipow Oil Associates in Houston, reports Reuters. Th...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Deutsche reiterated Compass Group (LON:CPG) as 'Hold'

Castleark Management Llc acquired 45,012 shares as Abiomed Inc (ABMD)'s stock declined 11.83%. It closed at $22.18 lastly. Abiomed Inc now has $5.76B valuation. The stock of Booker Group Plc (LON:BOK) has "Over...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Israel Threatens to Evict UN from its East Jerusalem Headquarters

Wednesday's cut was the third time in recent months Israel reduced its United Nations budget over what it perceived as anti-Israel votes, putting the 2017 payments at $3.7 million instead of the original $11 ...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Microsoft Unveils Surface Laptop and Windows 10 S for Education

Microsoft claims that the Surface Laptop's battery life is greater than any Macbook Air present in the market. At its Windows 10 S launch event on Tuesday, Microsoft announced that the Surface Laptop ...More..

Trump calls Macron to congratulate him on election win
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Trump calls Macron to congratulate him on election win

The centrist Macron defeated far-right National Front leader Marine Le Pen in Sunday's presidential runoff. The incoming president has said half of the candidates for the 577 seats up for grabs in the two-rou...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Mother, may I cry on Mother's Day? #MissingMomClub

For mothers overwhelmed by the daily work of raising children: "Cast all your worries upon Christ, for he is caring for you ". Paul says the church should first teach older women to be reverent (instead of...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

G7 commit to tackling cyber attacks

In a closing communication, the need for vigilance in regards to continued growth was stressed as well as for policy makers to not grow complacent as optimistic signs for the global economy emerge. In the bilat...More..

BHP Billiton emphasises its Australian roots in new corporate rebranding campaign
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

BHP Billiton emphasises its Australian roots in new corporate rebranding campaign

The campaign will remind viewers of BHP's Broken Hill roots and its former reputation as the "Big Australian". BHP Billiton has launched a corporate rebranding campaign as part of a move to play up its Aust...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

India stays away from China's Belt and Road forum

Proposed by Xi in 2013, the Belt and Road Initiative is a grand plan to connect Asia with Europe and Africa along, and beyond, ancient trade routes by putting in place an unparalleled trade and infrastructure...More..

New South Korean president talks to China, Japan leaders
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

New South Korean president talks to China, Japan leaders

On North Korean problems, Abe said he hopes to closely cooperate with Moon in denuclearizing the Korean Peninsula. Trump has raised the possibility of military action and pushed for tougher economic sanctions...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

HFC Member Says House Obamacare Repeal Bill Only 'Tweaks' Obamacare

In the House debate, you barely ever heard about Medicaid, so intensive was the discussion of the individual insurance market and rules governing people with preexisting conditions. It's time for Wisconsin-...More..

USA beef to China imminent
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

USA beef to China imminent

American beef is a premium product that will compete with imports from other countries, not domestic farms. Beef companies, credit card firms and liquefied natural gas exporters emerged as potential cor...More..

Sinclair to buy Tribune Media
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Sinclair to buy Tribune Media

Tribune shareholders are to receive $35 and 0.23 of a share of Sinclair common stock per share of Tribune stock; based on Fridayís closing price, thatís a total value of $43.50 a share, the Los Angeles Times ...More..

Fairfax Media: TPG Makes Revised Bid
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Fairfax Media: TPG Makes Revised Bid

It represents a 12 per cent premium to Fairfax's A$1.07 closing price on Friday and sent the shares up as much as 8.4 per cent to a six-year high of A$1.16 today. "The Fairfax Board notes that there is no certa...More..

Oil stable on expectations of extended OPEC-led production cut
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Oil stable on expectations of extended OPEC-led production cut

Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih and his Russian counterpart Alexander Novak said on Monday in Beijing that a joint deal to cut crude supplies would be extended from the middle of this year until the end...More..

Saudi to cut June oil supply to Asia as local demand rises
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Saudi to cut June oil supply to Asia as local demand rises

Crude prices had hovered near five-months lows earlier this week, but surged yesterday after the Energy Information Administration released data showing a 5.2 million barrel drop in US crude stockpiles for ...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Oil rises as countries join OPEC cuts, United States inventory falls

Brent crude futures LCOc1, the global benchmark for oil prices, were at $50.33 per barrel at 0039 GMT on Thursday, up 11 cents, or 0.2 percent, from their last close. Saudi Arabia notified several Asian refiner...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Energy shares lead world stock losses on volatile oil price

Brent and WTI futures are down about 17 per cent so far this year despite Opec efforts to support prices. Meanwhile, investors braced for data from Baker Hughes scheduled for Friday, expected to show an in...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Snap Inc (SNAP) Releases Earnings Results, Misses Expectations By $0.26 EPS

Average revenue per user was 90 cents in the first quarter, Snap said, up from 33 cents the same quarter a year earlier but below the $1.05 per user in the fourth quarter of 2016. ILLEGAL ACTIVITY NOTICE: Thi...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Pound falls as Super Thursday announcement cuts United Kingdom growth forecast

While the BOE governor said policy makers have assumed the U.K.'s departure from the European Union will unfold smoothly, he noted the uncertainties surrounding that process and said real wage growth will remai...More..

Elon Musk's SpaceX Launches Spy Satellite, Breaks Up Lockheed-Boeing Stronghold
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Elon Musk's SpaceX Launches Spy Satellite, Breaks Up Lockheed-Boeing Stronghold

Contracts for military launches include satellites that let troops communicate on battlefields and are estimated to be valued at about $70 billion through 2030. SpaceX will attempt to land the rocket's first s...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Remaining 82 Nigerian Girls Abducted by Boko Haram Now Free

The 21 girls freed past year are under the federal government but Governor Shettima said these girls are his daughters, they are citizens of Borno and as such he was still going to be making contributions so ...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Trade Desk Inc (TTD) Rating Lowered to Sell at Zacks Investment Research

Susquehanna Bancshares Inc reissued a "positive" rating and issued a $60.00 target price (up previously from $41.00) on shares of Trade Desk in a research report on Friday. Trade Desk has a 52-week low of $22.0...More..

Oil prices dip to lowest level in five months
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Oil prices dip to lowest level in five months

Russian Federation thinks it will be necessary to extend its agreement to cut oil output in conjunction with OPEC beyond June, Energy Minister Alexander Novak said in an emailed statement Thursday. Refineries...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

US Federal Reserve holds interest rates steady

By a unanimous decision, the FOMC voted to leave the target federal funds rate in a range of 0.75% to 1%. But Fed played down the significance of weak consumer spending, saying "the fundamentals underpinning ...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Trump to broker Israeli-Palestinian peace

The Palestinians and Israelis must work together to reach an agreement that allows both peoples to live, worship and thrive and prosper in peace . Trump offered himself as a "mediator, arbiter or facilitator...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

No Announcement Friday On Laptop Ban Expansion

The industry anxiety follows a report from Reuters that the Trump administration was considering expanding a ban on laptops - now in effect on us -bound flights from some airports in the Middle East and Afric...More..

Emmanuel Macron promises to glue together divided France
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Emmanuel Macron promises to glue together divided France

It is official, Emmanuel Macron became the eighth president of the Fifth Republic. In his first word in office, he addressed himself to the fraught and fiercely contested election campaign in which he overcam...More..

In sharp reversal, Sino-American trade relations improve
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

In sharp reversal, Sino-American trade relations improve

Following one more round of technical consultations, beef exports from the U.S.to China will begin as soon as possible, but no later than July 16. The deal also paves the way for China to export cooked p...More..