Oprah Winfrey to speak at Skidmore commencement

Per the school website, for 25 years, Winfrey was host of the award-winning talk show The Oprah Winfrey Show . Also speaking, and receiving honorary degrees at the 2017 commencement are Ann Rubenstein Tisch, and Wes Moore. Oprah Winfrey has agreed... More..

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Warren Buffett Sticks To Business, Avoids Politics In Letter
by | Sunday, February 26, 2017

Warren Buffett Sticks To Business, Avoids Politics In Letter

Without mentioning Trump's immigration policies, Buffett did note that "a tide of talented and ambitious immigrants" played a significant role in the country's prosperity. His latest letter adds fuel to the fir...More..

by | Sunday, February 26, 2017

Martin Midstream Partners LP (NASDAQ:MMLP) Reviewed By Analysts

The Company is engaged in the business of gathering, treating, processing and transporting natural gas; gathering, transporting, storing, treating and fractionating natural gas liquids (NGLs); gathering, storin...More..

by | Sunday, February 26, 2017

What New DHS Immigration Memos Might Mean for California

That provision is nearly certain to face opposition from civil libertarians and Mexican officials, and it's unclear whether the United States has the authority to force Mexico to accept third-country nationals....More..

What to watch for in Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway letter
by | Sunday, February 26, 2017

What to watch for in Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway letter

Buffett devoted most of his letter to detailing the evolution of Berkshire and the performance of the Omaha, Nebraska-based company past year. Quarterly profit from insurance operations rose 7 percent to $1.4...More..

Hedge funds boost bullish wagers on USA crude to record
by | Sunday, February 26, 2017

Hedge funds boost bullish wagers on USA crude to record

U.S. crude stocks rose 564,000 barrels last week, the seventh consecutive rise, data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration showed on Thursday, although less than previously expected. The fall in USA r...More..

by | Sunday, February 26, 2017

Penney announces profit-and plans to downsize store fleet

Almost all stores should be closed by the second quarter of 2017. The retailer also will close a distribution center in Lakeland and consolidate its operations at a distribution center in Atlanta. The latest ...More..

by | Sunday, February 26, 2017

Manipur Assembly Elections 2017: Know all about it and more

With the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress fighting the main battle in the state, elections to the 60-seat assembly are set to be held in two phases-on March 4 and March 8 and results will be declar...More..

Berkshire Hathaway's Earnings Miss Estimates
by | Sunday, February 26, 2017

Berkshire Hathaway's Earnings Miss Estimates

Net earnings attributable to Berkshire shareholders improved to $6.286 billion from the year-ago quarter's $5.48 billion. Revenue at the owner of dozens of business such as flight-sharing operation NetJets and ...More..

PV Sindhu to get Dy Collector's post
by | Sunday, February 26, 2017

PV Sindhu to get Dy Collector's post

Sindhu's mother Vijaya confirmed this news to Mumbai Mirror that she had conveyed her willingness to take the offer. "Orders appointing her as Group-I officer will be issued soon", special chief secretary LV ...More..

by | Sunday, February 26, 2017

Buffett's annual letter to shareholders released

The Annual Report will include Warren Buffett's annual letter to shareholders as well as information about Berkshire's financial position and results of operations. Buffett says share repurchases are not 'un-...More..

by | Sunday, February 26, 2017

Buffett Optimistic About Prospects for American Business

Berkshire Hathaway reported a 15% jump in profits Saturday alongside Chairman Warren Buffett's famed annual letter . In a letter to Berkshire shareholders, Buffett wrote, "American business - and consequentl...More..

by | Sunday, February 26, 2017

Tesla outlines plans to build new Gigafactories

While Tesla has already started installing manufacturing equipment for the Model 3 at its Fremont plant and its Nevada Gigafactory, the company is also try to expand production of its two existing vehicle mod...More..

UP Elections 2017: 61% voter turnout in fourth phase of polling
by | Sunday, February 26, 2017

UP Elections 2017: 61% voter turnout in fourth phase of polling

In the 2012 elections, the BSP won the highest number of seats in Bundelkhand, seven, while the SP got five, the Congress four and the BJP three, out of which one was later lost in a byelection. The maximum num...More..

Kim murder suspect thought VX was baby oil: Jakarta official
by | Sunday, February 26, 2017

Kim murder suspect thought VX was baby oil: Jakarta official

The North's official KCNA news agency said Malaysia bore prime responsibility for the death, and accused it of conspiring with South Korea. Jong-nam, the half-brother to North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, was a...More..

UPS Just Launched a Delivery Drone Off a Truck
by | Sunday, February 26, 2017

UPS Just Launched a Delivery Drone Off a Truck

The delivery giant is evaluating the use of drones to transport packages to dispersed addresses in rural areas. After delivering the package, the drone returns to the Workhorse package vehicle. Drivers will s...More..

After Delhi, SBI ATM in Uttar Pradesh dispenses Rs 2000 note
by | Sunday, February 26, 2017

After Delhi, SBI ATM in Uttar Pradesh dispenses Rs 2000 note

A cash handler has been arrested for allegedly swapping currency notes with fake bills at an automated cash point, Delhi police have told the BBC. According to NDTV , one of the note that the man received fr...More..

by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Junee reacts to Sunday and holiday penalty rate cuts

The premier said there would also be an impact on the wider economy, with the cuts reducing the spending power of some households. Women and young Australians are set to be hardest hit by the Fair Work Commi...More..

by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Indonesian envoy: Siti Aisyah thought it was baby oil

Malaysia plans to issue an arrest warrant for a North Korean diplomat wanted for questioning over the murder of Kim Jong Nam if he does not co-operate voluntarily. "We are going to wait for the process done by ...More..

by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Buffett's Berkshire says quarterly profit rises 15pct

Net earnings at the Omaha, Neb. -based company surged 15% to $6.29 billion, or $3,823 a share, outpacing the $2,720 average of analysts' estimates. Omaha, Nebraska-based Berkshire Hathaway's operating earning...More..

by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

What do Analysts Say about: Tesla Motors, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA)

Tesla Motors's revenue was up 88.2% on a year-over-year basis. Whereas they predicted High and Low Earnings Estimate as $0.31 and $-1.33 respectively. Feltz Wealth PLAN Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of ...More..

Most Active Stock: Teekay Offshore Partners LP (NYSE:TOO)
by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Most Active Stock: Teekay Offshore Partners LP (NYSE:TOO)

A total of 2.06 million shares exchanged at hands and its average trading volume is standing at 1.56 million shares. The company's shares closed at $2.46. Teekay Tankers (NYSE:TNK) last posted its earnings re...More..

by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

The Leader's readers say no to cutting penalty rates

The Fair Work Commission has announced its decision to scrap Sunday penalty rates for retail , hospitality , fast food workers. "Cutting penalty rates will not create jobs but it will build inequali...More..

by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Past Quarters Earnings Report for Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF)

Strong Sell. Investors might also notice that two months ago the Buy recommendations (0) were less than Sell recommendations (1). This Company belongs to Retail-Wholesale sector. During the same quarter in the ...More..

China is 'champion' of currency manipulation
by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

China is 'champion' of currency manipulation

The relations were expected to improve after the US President and his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, held telephone conversation earlier this month, during which Trump committed to support Beijing's One China...More..

by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

BoI will not pay dividend until next year

The board is "very focused" on starting a dividend, Bank of Ireland said, adding a first payment is expected next year. The bank has released its financial results this morning which show it has not declared ...More..

by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Canada's MacDonald Dettwiler to Buy US Satellite-Imaging Firm DigitalGlobe

TD Securities dropped their target price on shares of Macdonald Dettwiler & Associates from C$97.00 to C$89.00 and set a "buy" rating on the stock in a report on Wednesday, February 15th. "The Trudeau governmen...More..

Notable Stock Analysts Ratings: Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP)
by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Notable Stock Analysts Ratings: Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP)

Union Pacific Corporation's quarterly revenue was down.8% on a year-over-year basis. Legal & General Group Plc now owns 3,824,234 shares of the railroad operator's stock valued at $333,633,000 after buying an ...More..

by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Reports Rise in Net Earnings

In his annual letter , Mr. Buffett said Berkshire has $86 billion in "cash and equivalents", which includes U.S. Treasury Bills. Buffett, one of the world's richest men and widely considered to be a highly...More..

South Africa crush New Zealand by 159 runs in third ODI
by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

South Africa crush New Zealand by 159 runs in third ODI

He is the 18th player and second South African behind Jacques Kallis to reach the 9,000 run mark but has the highest average of 53.86 and best strike rate of 100. "The way their bowlers were able to exploit the...More..

by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Target Price Review on Philip Morris International Inc (NYSE:PM)

The stock, after opening at $104.95, closed at $106.52 by scoring 1.90%. Philip Morris International (NYSE:PM) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October 18th. Whereas, PM received highest pr...More..

by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Our say | What's a fair day's pay for fair day's work?

On a public holiday, full-time and part-time workers will have their penalty rate reduced from double-time-and-a-half, to double-time-and-a-quarter. "The Turnbull Government's position has been consistent and...More..

JCPenney closing 140 stores, list coming in March
by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

JCPenney closing 140 stores, list coming in March

J.C. Penney earned a net profit past year, the first time it has done that since 2010. The retailer cited the proof of stores that executed its plan and generated considerably increased sales besides a more vib...More..

John Kasich Refuses to Slam Trump After WH Meeting
by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

John Kasich Refuses to Slam Trump After WH Meeting

Kasich accepted the Medicaid expansion component of the Affordable Care Act, eventually extending health-care coverage to 700,000 low-income Ohioans, and has lobbied to keep the coverage as President Donald Tru...More..

JC Penney announces plans to close up to 140 stores
by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

JC Penney announces plans to close up to 140 stores

Ellison also announced that to reduce the impact on workers the company was instituting an early-retirement program for roughly 6,000 employees. As an anchor tenant, J.C. They would represent between 13 per...More..