Whole Foods CEO Says Amazon Deal Was 'Love At First Sight'

In fact, Farhad Manjoo from the New York Times thinks that one big reason for Amazon to buy Whole Foods is to figure out how to sell groceries online in a seamless way, something no one else has mastered. Many said they had been told by managers... More..

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Monmouth Real Estate Investment Corporation

In the last ninety days, insiders have purchased 25,000 shares of company stock worth $282,200. Several analysts recently issued reports on MNR shares. In the market the company is trading down by -0.99 perce...More..

Govt allows banks, post offices to deposit old notes
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Govt allows banks, post offices to deposit old notes

After demonetisation , the government gave holders of the junked currency a 50-day window to deposit it in their bank or post office accounts by December 30. Maharashtra's DCCBs had Rs 2,771.86 crore in o...More..

Jack Ma plays nice in Detroit as regulators look over acquisition
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Jack Ma plays nice in Detroit as regulators look over acquisition

Unlike big brands, small businesses cater to niche markets and tapping them could help Alibaba bring these markets into its fold. "Young people do a much better job than we do". Lee, who employs 60 workers at...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Baird Financial Group, Inc. Modifies Its Holdings in US Bancorp (USB) Stock

Therefore 100% are positive. USB has been the topic of several recent research reports. Among 18 analysts covering Electronic Arts ( NASDAQ:EA ), 14 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Since January 19, 2...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Mortgage Rates Hovering At 7-Month Lows

The Fed now sees the unemployment rate ending the year at 4.3 percent, where it sits currently, rather than the 4.5 percent previously expected. The plan, which would feature halting reinvestment's of ever-la...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Family declines autopsy for United States student released by North Korea

He ended up spending 17 months there in detention instead of the 15 year sentence he got for stealing a propaganda poster from the hotel where he was lodged. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson , who has the auth...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Diageo splashes US$1bn on Casamigos Tequila

As CNBC reports , the deal initially starts with a $700 million payout, with "the potential for another $300 million based on the tequila's performance over 10 years". But we're not going anywhere. The Lon...More..

Trump Sells Fighter Jets To Qatar After Accusing It Of Terrorism
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Trump Sells Fighter Jets To Qatar After Accusing It Of Terrorism

Pakistan has been treading a careful path since Saudi and other Gulf countries snapped diplomatic ties with Qatar after accusing the oil-rich country of supporting terrorist groups. He was quoted by Kuwait's ...More..

Oil Slump Spooks Asian Investors, China Stocks Underwhelmed By MSCI
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Oil Slump Spooks Asian Investors, China Stocks Underwhelmed By MSCI

Mr El Jamal said that despite speculation about timing of when Saudi will be included, investors, including himself, had already been buying up shares in anticipation of the move - motivated not just by the p...More..

United Kingdom government's priority is to win best possible Brexit deal
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

United Kingdom government's priority is to win best possible Brexit deal

Addressing parliament to set out May's programme, the queen said the government would introduce a "Great Repeal Bill" to convert European Union law into British law, and also bring in new policies on immigrat...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Dashcam video shows officer firing 7 shots into Castile car

Officer Jeroimo Yanez was acquitted on Friday of second-degree manslaughter in the July 2016 shooting death of Philando Castile . Officer Yanez fires seven shots - two bullets pierce Castile's he...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Saudi King ousts nephew, names son as crown prince

It also consolidates power in Prince Mohammad bin Salman , who now serves as defense minister, chief of the state oil company and is a proponent of diversifying Saudi Arabia's economy. Bin Salman chairs th...More..

Trump under fire from AG's over business ties
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Trump under fire from AG's over business ties

In January, Trump faced a similar lawsuit from a D.C. watchdog group called Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington . Those benefits violate the US Constitution's "emoluments clauses", which...More..

Hawaii enacts laws aimed at upholding Paris accord
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Hawaii enacts laws aimed at upholding Paris accord

In the absence of leadership from Washington , states, cities, colleges and universities, businesses and investors, representing a sizeable percentage of the USA economy will pursue ambitious climate goals, ...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Tropical Storm Cindy threatens Gulf Coast; Bret in Caribbean

Tropical Storm Warnings are in effect for the entire Louisiana coastline from the mouth of the Pearl River to San Luis Pass, Texas, extending north to include all inland parishes; the warning also extends ...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Remains of 7 sailors killed in US ship collision return home

Some ship trackers showed the container ship making a U-turn before the collision , a move that has raised questions about what happened. Then Nippon Yusen, the Japanese shipping company that chartered the...More..

Earnings Analysis & Update for Realty Income Corporation (NYSE:O)?
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Earnings Analysis & Update for Realty Income Corporation (NYSE:O)?

About 215,551 shares traded. It has underperformed by 6.07% the S&P500. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to th...More..

Sean Spicer out as WH press secretary; seeking 'less public' role, replacement
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Sean Spicer out as WH press secretary; seeking 'less public' role, replacement

Acosta's remarks come following the White House communications team ban on recording press briefings on camera. Bannon, who really has no room to talk, reportedly made his comment to the Atlantic over the...More..

Trump to make announcement on any Comey tapes this week: White House
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Trump to make announcement on any Comey tapes this week: White House

Tuesday on Fox News Channel's "Fox & Friends", conservative talk show host Laura Ingraham sounded off on the possibility of her becoming the next White House press secretary. Multiple outlets have reported...More..

Vivint Solar, Inc. (VSLR), Dextera Surgical Inc. (DXTR)
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Vivint Solar, Inc. (VSLR), Dextera Surgical Inc. (DXTR)

Analysts, on average, seem bullish as they suggest VSLR is worth $0.82 more, giving a target price of $5.17 a share. The Company monitors the performance of its solar energy systems. The company has managed to ...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Boeing noses out in front in orders race at Paris Air Show

The forecast comprised a five percent boost for deliveries of single-aisle jet such as the Boeing 737 and Airbus A320, the cash cows of the world's two major aircraft makers. It's the latest Liberal governm...More..

Li Ka-shing Has 'No Concrete Timetable' to Retire
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Li Ka-shing Has 'No Concrete Timetable' to Retire

For more on Li Ka-shing's plans, see the report in the Wall Street Journal . Li said he was in "very good health" and he was not anxious his retirement would affect his companies' stock performances. In 20...More..

Slumping oil prices rein in stock indexes
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Slumping oil prices rein in stock indexes

Preliminary data showed volume on both exchanges coming in higher than Monday's levels. Both oil benchmarks - US crude and Brent - are down more than 15 percent since late May, raising concerns that price...More..

Whole Foods customers react to $13.7 billion Amazon merger
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Whole Foods customers react to $13.7 billion Amazon merger

While the bid for Whole Foods may not bridge Amazon's "last mile", it certainly brings it closer, experts say . "This might be an opportunity for consumers who have felt that Whole Foods is inaccessibl...More..

United States of America scrambling in face of Kiwi Cup dominance
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

United States of America scrambling in face of Kiwi Cup dominance

Cycling nerd John MacLeary wants to know whether the cyclors on board the New Zealand boat wear trainers or cycling shoes. "Clearly we've got to make some steps forward in boat speed but we've shown we can do...More..

Crude Oil Slides After ME Cuts QA Ties
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Crude Oil Slides After ME Cuts QA Ties

Forecasters had predicted a decline in inventories. U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude was up 52 cents at $47.92 by 1:15 p.m. EST (1715 GMT). - Also on June 7, suicide bombers and gunmen attacked the Iran...More..

London 'still one of world's most expensive cities for expatriates'
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

London 'still one of world's most expensive cities for expatriates'

The Irish capital was only ranked 66th in global terms, however, 19 places lower than previous year on account of the relative strength of the dollar against the euro, albeit this pushed all euro zone cities do...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

US shoots down 'pro-Syrian' drone made by Iran

It was not known what was hit and Iran provided no details. Communication between the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Russian command may continue. The truce was meant to be extended but now appears to hav...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Tropical storm Cindy expected to reach Gulf Coast tonight

Cindy has top sustained winds of 45 miles per hour (75 kph) and the storm is presently stationary in the Gulf. Cindy is expected to move northwestward and approach the coasts of southwest Louisiana and sou...More..

FedEx profit boosted by higher sales across all units
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

FedEx profit boosted by higher sales across all units

About 827,920 shares traded. Barometer Cap Mgmt has invested 1.94% in FedEx Corporation (NYSE: FDX ). It has outperformed by 40.63% the S&P500. Monetary Management Group Inc decreased Federal Express (FDX) ...More..

Sensex down 87 points as oil slump spooks investors
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Sensex down 87 points as oil slump spooks investors

Among BSE sectoral indices, FMCG index was up 0.7 per cent, followed by realty 0.38 per cent, power 0.14 per cent and capital goods 0.04 per cent. But Hong Kong's Hang Seng fell by as many as 148 points to fi...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Oil prices dip on rising production

West Texas Intermediate for August delivery was at $43.45 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange, down 6 cents, at 11:16 a.m.in Hong Kong. Oil has slipped below $45 a barrel as supplies in the USA remai...More..

Amazon Strikes Again: The Dressing Room in Your House
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Amazon Strikes Again: The Dressing Room in Your House

The program differs from what department stores like Macy's and other fashion sellers offer- and even from the usual way of buying clothes on Amazon. Shoppers have seven days to decide what they don't want, and...More..

US President Trump's visit to Britain left out of Queen's speech
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

US President Trump's visit to Britain left out of Queen's speech

The scaled-down ceremony is a result of the timing of the snap election. Queen Elizabeth II read out a list of the government's intentions, with a strong focus on Brexit as well as the recent terror attacks i...More..