US industrial production posts biggest gain since 2014

Overall industrial production rose 1.0 percent last month, also the biggest gain since February 2014, with pickups in coal mining and in drilling and support activities in the oil and gas industry. The Institute for Supply Management earlier this mon... More..

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Sterling hits one-week low after BoE trims inflation forecasts

Bank governor Mark Carney said: 'This is going to be a more challenging time for British households. The BOE said Thursday its latest projections assumed a "smooth" Brexit, with a transition period that large...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Former FBI Chief James Comey declines to testify before Senate

The comment came after Tapper asked if a line had been crossed when Trump fired former FBI Director James Comey last week. Trump told NBC that he had asked Comey on three occasions whether he was personally u...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Merkel's Conservatives Win Elections in Socialist Rival's Traditional Heartland

Her Christian Democratic Union (CDU) clinched 34.3 per cent of the vote in North Rhine-Westphalia, first results showed, snatching control of the sprawling industrial region which has been a Social Democratic P...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

What you need to know about North Korea's missile test

The launch was of a "new ground-to-ground medium long-range strategic ballistic rocket" named the Hwasong-12, the official Korea Central News Agency (KCNA) said . He said Sunday's launch may have been of a new...More..

North Korea takes another American hostage
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

North Korea takes another American hostage

North Korea confirmed on Wednesday, May 3, 2017, the detention of American citizen Kim Sang Dok, who was referred to as Kim Sang-duk when Pyongyang University of Science and Technology, where he was teaching ac...More..

Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc

The overall volume in the last trading session was 1.01 million shares. About 431,093 shares traded. Healthcare Realty Trust Inc has a 52 week low of $26.66 and a 52 week high of $36.60. Panagora Asset Manageme...More..

European Union launches legal action against Italy over Fiat emission tests
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

European Union launches legal action against Italy over Fiat emission tests

EU officials have become increasingly frustrated with what they see as governments colluding with the powerful vehicle industry and the legal move is the biggest stick the European Commission has available to f...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Oil prices build on gains on expectation of extended crude supply cut

Russia's top producer Rosneft, which helped prepare the original deal, said it is ready to comply with the extension, according to Russian media. While output curbs that started January 1 are working, globa...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Interserve plc's (IRV) "Hold" Rating Reaffirmed at Liberum Capital

Jpmorgan Chase holds 0% of its portfolio in Compass Group plc (LON:CPG) for 453,011 shares. Moreover, Perkins Capital Management Inc has 0.1% invested in the company for 75,000 shares. This is an increase from ...More..

What's Happening To These Stocks? - Stratasys Ltd. (SSYS), Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (INO)
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

What's Happening To These Stocks? - Stratasys Ltd. (SSYS), Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (INO)

The company moved in the past week with shift of -1.40%. The analysts offering 12 month price targets for Stratasys Ltd. have a median target of $19, with a high estimate of $28 and a low estimate of $17. TRA...More..

Hong Kong stocks end lower, hover near 21-month highs
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Hong Kong stocks end lower, hover near 21-month highs

The authorities said the scheme would be launched in phases and did not indicate when mainland investors would be able to trade Hong Kong and overseas bonds, also known as "southbound" trading. Foreigners have ...More..

Reasons Why's Katherine Langford defends show on Jimmy Fallon
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Reasons Why's Katherine Langford defends show on Jimmy Fallon

The order rankled some librarians who called it censorship, and it appears to be a rare instance in which the book has been removed from circulation — albeit briefly. Grasso said the book was made available a...More..

SBI PO Prelims 2017 Results Out | Cutoffs May Surprise You!!
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

SBI PO Prelims 2017 Results Out | Cutoffs May Surprise You!!

The allotment letter for the post of SBI Probationary Officer (PO)/Management Trainee (MT) will be issued to only top 2403 candidates. Candidates who had successfully passed the examination have to get read...More..

Paytm Payments Bank to launch on May 23
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Paytm Payments Bank to launch on May 23

The company will transfer its wallet business which is predominantly found in most of the smartphone and boasts over 218 million users, to the newly incorporated entity -PPBL - under the payments bank licence. ...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Are you protected? How to avoid ransomware attacks

Victims told Brian Lord, managing director of cyber and technology at cyber security firm PGI, that "the customer service provided by the criminals is 2nd to none". U.S. package delivery giant FedEx, Spanish ...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Amazon adding free Alexa calling and messaging to Echo devices

This discount makes it more cost effective to splurge and buy them one with yours. With Echo Show customers can say, " Alexa , show the baby's room" and have the feed from an Internet connected camera, like...More..

UN Security Council condemns North Korea missiles tests
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

UN Security Council condemns North Korea missiles tests

The statement also revealed that, "The members of the Security Council vowed to fully implement all measures imposed on (North Korea) by the Security Council and strongly urge all other member states to do so i...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Saudi king hopeful over 'historic' Muslim-US summit

The Saudi-US Summit will also feature a series of bilateral meetings between King Salman and Trump, and "focus on re-affirming the long-standing friendship, and strengthening the close political, economic, secu...More..

Turkey's Erdogan calls arming of Kurdish YPG 'unacceptable' in meeting with Trump
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Turkey's Erdogan calls arming of Kurdish YPG 'unacceptable' in meeting with Trump

It was an especially positive tone considering the tensions over Washington's decision to arm the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia that Ankara regards as an extension of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK). ...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Carney: UK's consumer slowdown has begun

Bank of England governor Mark Carney has warned the squeeze on British households has begun as Brexit-fuelled inflation outstrips wage growth. Inflation is now expected to peak in Q4 2017 at 2 .8%. Ishaan Malh...More..

Haley: US will 'tighten the screws' on North Korean nuclear program
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Haley: US will 'tighten the screws' on North Korean nuclear program

That's likely to become a recurring theme for North Korea, as certainly the USA threat won't be going away any time soon, with Trump rejecting South Korea's new president in calls to restart diplomacy. South Ko...More..

Researchers say global cyber attack similar to North Korean hacks
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Researchers say global cyber attack similar to North Korean hacks

The United States has been discussing possible new U.N. sanctions with Pyongyang's ally and neighbor China since a failed missile test about two weeks ago. Pyongyang has carried out two atomic tests and dozens ...More..

Elliott wants BHP to remain Australia-incorporated
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Elliott wants BHP to remain Australia-incorporated

But Elliott still says BHP is a chronic underperformer and must spin off its USA oil business and adopt a consistent plan of buying back shares. It also conceded there were other options for the oil and gas ass...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

White House insists Trump's disclosures 'wholly appropriate'

According to The New York Times , there is also the risk that the information could be passed on to Iran, a close ally to Moscow and Tel Aviv's main threat in the region. When Director Comey held his press con...More..

Putin says Russian Federation meddling furor is 'nonsense'
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Putin says Russian Federation meddling furor is 'nonsense'

The US leader's disclosure of classified information did not break the law, according to the national security blog Lawfare . The US obtained the information on an Islamic State group plot from Israel under an...More..

US admiral: North Korea's actions 'recipe for disaster'
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

US admiral: North Korea's actions 'recipe for disaster'

Moon's envoy to the United States, South Korean media mogul Hong Seok-hyun, left for Washington on Wednesday. Since the U.S. -China summit meeting, President Trump has heaped praise on Chinese president Xi Ji...More..

United Nations slams DPRK's latest ballistic missile test
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

United Nations slams DPRK's latest ballistic missile test

His remarks came two days after the communist state fired another ballistic missile, which it claimed was a mid- to long-range missile capable of carrying a "large-size, heavy" nuclear warhead and targeting the...More..

Diamond earrings sold for record $57m at Geneva auction
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Diamond earrings sold for record $57m at Geneva auction

Calling the 14.54-carat blue diamond "The Memory of Autumn Leaves" and the 16-carat pink diamond "The Dream of Autumn Leaves", Bloomberg noted. Other outstanding lots included a jadeite, onyx, ruby and d...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Chelsea Manning to Be Released From Prison

Chelsea Manning, who was formerly known as Bradley Manning, was convicted of providing whistleblower website Wikileaks with tens of thousands of classified documents, including sensitive diplomatic cables, in 2...More..

Iraqi forces clash with Islamic State militants in Mosul
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Iraqi forces clash with Islamic State militants in Mosul

This comes as the U.S. spokesperson for the coalition had told Rudaw on May 5 that there are fewer than 1,000 militants left in Mosul fighting against the Iraqi forces in the last remaining districts of Weste...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

New Analyst Ratings For Moneysupermarket.com Group (LON:MONY)

The company has market cap of 15.29 billion GBP. The Firm operates through two business divisions: Affymetrix Core and eBioscience. It has a 12 P/E ratio. Zevin Asset Mgmt Limited Liability holds 2.05% of its p...More..

Asian markets tumble on concern over Trump
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Asian markets tumble on concern over Trump

GBP/USD is supported in the range of 1.2860 levels and now trading at 1.2928 levels. An intraday breakdown below 1.2850 should encourage a further depreciation lower towards 1.27750. The central bank left inter...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT), KeyCorp (NYSE:KEY)

Sell-side analysts have also provided a consensus recommendation of 2.90 on company shares. I wouldn't be surprised to see some upgrades to analysts' estimates for the coming quarters after Wednesday's earnings...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Turkish President Bad Mouth's Trump's Anti-ISIS Strategy To His Face

The White House issued a furious denial near the end of a tumultuous day that Trump officials spent beating back potentially disastrous news reports from dawn to dusk. Despite recent tensions between Washingto...More..