US stock indexes hold steady as oil's dismal week eases

The Nasdaq Composite index was up 20.76 points, or 0.33 percent, at 6,254.72. Stocks in Taiwan turned up, but in Singapore and other Southeast Asian markets, they were mostly lower. With the price of oil about 15 percent below where it was a year a... More..

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Police looking for more victims of Uber driver who allegedly assaulted passenger
by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Police looking for more victims of Uber driver who allegedly assaulted passenger

At around 2.15am on April 22, a woman in her thirties was collected by the driver, and the pair began the trip to her home. Spence had five prior felony convictions in California for narcotics-related crimes,...More..

by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Supreme Court to decide clash of religious faith, gay rights

Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission is the appeal of a 2012 case brought by the American Civil Liberties Union against the Denver-based bakery on behalf of David Mullins and Charlie C...More..

How Many KCOM Group PLC (LON:KCOM)'s Analysts Are Bullish?
by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

How Many KCOM Group PLC (LON:KCOM)'s Analysts Are Bullish?

Ancora Advsrs Ltd Limited Liability Company owns 0% invested in eBay Inc (NASDAQ:EBAY) for 200 shares. It increased, as 77 investors sold EBAY shares while 258 reduced holdings. JP Morgan maintained Paragon Gro...More..

Highland Reel toughs it out in Prince of Wales's Stakes
by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Highland Reel toughs it out in Prince of Wales's Stakes

Highland Reel , winning his second Group One race inside a month, also brought relief to the 47-year-old trainer after his hotly-fancied Churchill had failed to fire and finished only fourth in Tuesday's featur...More..

Foxtons Group PLC 6% Potential Decrease Indicated by Jefferies International
by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Foxtons Group PLC 6% Potential Decrease Indicated by Jefferies International

Goldman Sachs has "Sell" rating and GBX 214 target. Deutsche Bank maintained Burberry Group plc (LON:BRBY) rating on Monday, February 1. 29/03/2017 - Aggreko had its "Underperform" rating reiterated by analys...More..

by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Oil Companies Adjust To Prolonged Low Prices

The oil price is hovering near seven-month lows and remains close to being in a " bear market ", despite a big fall in reported U.S. oil reserves. Global energy stocks were mixed on Thursday with Australian...More..

Sprint in exclusive talks with Charter, Comcast on wireless deal
by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Sprint in exclusive talks with Charter, Comcast on wireless deal

In any case, Sprint's Chairman Masayoshi Son has reportedly signed up for an exclusive discussions agreement with the cable firms until at least late July, so there might be no T-Mobile/Sprint merger news unt...More..

Voters want U.S. to seek new climate pact to replace Paris
by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Voters want U.S. to seek new climate pact to replace Paris

They will vote Monday on policy resolutions to send to federal lawmakers in Washington. "Climate change is one of the greatest challenges facing our community and communities across the globe", Jones said i...More..

by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

SpaceX set for rocket launch double feature

The company has been contracted to launch BulgariaSat-1, the country's first communications satellite created to transmit television programming to the Balkans and southeastern Europe. The booster was previou...More..

Hammers open their Premier League season at Manchester United
by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Hammers open their Premier League season at Manchester United

In the opening round, Brighton's first ever Premier League game is at home against Man City , while Huddersfield's first top-tier game since 1972 is at Crystal Palace . First up for Spurs at the nationa...More..

by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Italy giving 5.2B euros in resources to keep 2 banks open

Italy will pay up to 17 billion euros ($19 billion) to rescue two Venetian banks that are facing bankruptcy, the government said Sunday. Milan-based Intesa Sanpaulo have agreed to take on 5.2 billion euro...More..

In first meeting with Trump, Modi vows increased anti-terror effort
by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

In first meeting with Trump, Modi vows increased anti-terror effort

Modi added that both the nations had agreed to increase their cooperation to tackle global challenges like increasing radicalisation, extremism and terrorism . President Trump also lauded PM Modi's efforts fo...More..

by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Murkiness follows Supreme Court's action on travel ban

The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, Virginia, said the ban was "rooted in religious animus" toward Muslims and pointed to Trump's campaign promise to impose a ban on Muslims entering the country ...More..

by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Vettel's moment of madness is just what the Formula One season needed

The gloves are off between Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel , and Formula One is already the victor. Vettel has later hit with a 10-second stop-go penalty, but the Mercedes driver was not the leas...More..

by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli Is Going on Trial

Another company that Shkreli founded, Turing Pharmaceuticals, earlier that year had purchased the drug, which is used to treat a parasitic condition found in pregnant women, infants and people with HIV. His def...More..

by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Census 2016: Higher mortgages, older, and a less religious population

This jumps to 25 per cent in the Northern Territory . Australia was in the midst of a recession; total population was just a little bit over 17 million; median house prices in Melbourne was $80,000 (in Syd...More..

What Can Target Do To Combat Competitive Pressure From Amazon-Whole Foods?
by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

What Can Target Do To Combat Competitive Pressure From Amazon-Whole Foods?

And if it manages that, it will be hugely profitable indeed, which explains why Amazon's market capitalization is twice that of Wal-Mart, the bigger and more profitable entity that was the retail industry's f...More..

Oil falls again, despite decline in US crude supplies
by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Oil falls again, despite decline in US crude supplies

Worldwide oil price benchmark Brent crude hit a high of more than $56 barrel this year, but yesterday fell to a seven-month low below $46. Crude prices which went up above $50, nosedived this week to $43....More..

Japanese stocks edge towards two-year high, dollar supported before Yellen
by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Japanese stocks edge towards two-year high, dollar supported before Yellen

The dollar index, which measures the greenback against a basket of six major rivals, was only down 0.1 percent at 97.165 as anticipation of comments from European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi on Monday a...More..

Amtrak Names Transportation Veteran Richard Anderson President and CEO
by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Amtrak Names Transportation Veteran Richard Anderson President and CEO

Richard Anderson , a former CEO for Delta and Northwest Airlines, will formally begin his new role July 12, two days into the so-called "summer of hell" service disruptions at Penn Station . While lacking rail...More..

NCAA Cracks Down On Rick Pitino, Louisville For Role In Sex Scandal
by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

NCAA Cracks Down On Rick Pitino, Louisville For Role In Sex Scandal

The NCAA has announced sanctions against the Louisville Cardinals for former director of basketball operations Andre McGee's role in arranging sex and striptease performances for recruits, and they include ...More..

Woman arrested for chopping off genitals of boyfriend
by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Woman arrested for chopping off genitals of boyfriend

When the man started shouting with pain, they woman and her family pushed him out of the house. When he refused, she allegedly brought a knife from the kitchen and threatened to kill him. The woman's brother an...More..

Co-op Bank discontinues sale process amid rescue deal hopes
by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Co-op Bank discontinues sale process amid rescue deal hopes

According to the Co-operative the negotiations to re-fund the bank are at an advanced stage, with the majority of the key commercial aspects of the recapitalisation proposal "substantially agreed". Recently, Sk...More..

Mike D'Antoni named NBA Coach of the Year
by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Mike D'Antoni named NBA Coach of the Year

They're both in the Marshall Athletic Hall of Fame. Things obviously have gone much better for D'Antoni in Houston, as he led the Rockets to a 55-27 season and helped turn James Harden into an MVP candidate. ...More..

China accuses Indian troops of 'crossing boundary' in Sikkim
by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

China accuses Indian troops of 'crossing boundary' in Sikkim

The face-off has been going on for the past 10 days. To stop the China's People's Liberation Army from entering the Indian territory, the Indian troops formed a human wall. He said the issue was being discuss...More..

Jimmy Patronis appointed as next CFO
by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Jimmy Patronis appointed as next CFO

Joe Gruters both were believed to be in contention for the CFO job, which became available when current CFO Jeff Atwater announced he will leave the seat before his term expires next year. "There'll be plenty...More..

by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Scotia Howard Weil Downgrades Rating On Rice Midstream Partners LP Comm (RMP)

Bernard Selz decreased its stake in Magellan Midstream Partners Lp (MMP) by 36.12% based on its latest 2016Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. The company has market cap of $13.27 million. The stock of Magellan ...More..

US Ramps Up Lumber Trade Spat With Canada
by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

US Ramps Up Lumber Trade Spat With Canada

The Commerce Department said that the duties announced Monday were "preliminary" and that it would reach a final determination on September 7. Resolute Forest Products (TSX:RFP) was assessed Monday with the l...More..

Japanese airbag maker Takata files for bankruptcy
by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Japanese airbag maker Takata files for bankruptcy

As reported by Reuters , Takata has been at the centre of an ongoing safety scandal for well over a decade, after defective airbags built by the company were linked to at least 17 deaths. It said it would cont...More..

Amazon To Acquire Whole Foods For $13.7 Billion
by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Amazon To Acquire Whole Foods For $13.7 Billion

Moody's lead retail analyst Charlie O'Shea said the deal could be "transformative, not just for food retail, but for retail in general". JPMorgan analyst Doug Anmuth believes that the buyout would allow Amaz...More..

by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Supreme Court sides with same-sex couples in Arkansas suit

The Pew survey , which polled 2,504 adults by phone from June 8 to June 18, found that Baby Boomers, African Americans, and young white Evangelicals all show what the survey calls a "striking" increase in supp...More..

Durable goods orders fall by the most in 18 months
by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Durable goods orders fall by the most in 18 months

The report said durable goods orders tumbled by 1.1 percent in May after slumping by 0.9 percent in April. Excluding transportation goods, orders actually ticked up 0.1 per cent, after dropping the previous mon...More..

New study of Seattle's $15 minimum wage says it costs jobs
by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

New study of Seattle's $15 minimum wage says it costs jobs

That report found that the increase from the state's minimum wage of $9.47 an hour to $11 had only a minimal impact on businesses that rely on low-wage labor and a reduction of about an hour per week for mi...More..

Federal Probe at SeaWorld Related to Documentary
by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Federal Probe at SeaWorld Related to Documentary "Blackfish"

In the SEC filing SeaWorld said the subpoenas concern statements the company made about the documentary and its impact on the company. SeaWorld's main attraction is the display of killer whales, or orcas, a...More..