Money Briefs: Westinghouse files for bankruptcy in US

Summer. The utilities said in a statement that, anticipating a bankruptcy, they have worked with Westinghouse on an agreement to continue work at Summer while the utilities decide how to move forward. The funds would support the company's global ... More..

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Xi-Trump summit set for Mar-A-Lago

He will discuss global, regional and bilateral issues with Trump, according to a statement from White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer. President Trump and first lady Melania Trump will host Xi and his wife ...More..

Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE:RHT) announced new Application Platform Partner Initiative
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE:RHT) announced new Application Platform Partner Initiative

While looking at the Stock's Performance, Red Hat, Inc . now shows a Weekly Performance of 6.36%, where Monthly Performance is 3.22%, Quarterly performance is 21.79%, 6 Months performance is 9.83% and yearly p...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Westinghouse files for bankruptcy, charges jump

The company expected that it would win contracts to build dozens of its new AP1000 reactors, allowing it to build a pipeline of future work for its nuclear power plant maintenance division. "The UK Government i...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

SJ Res. 34 to be signed by Trump: ends internet privacy guidelines

Controlling the information your ISP can track is a hard task even for more sophisticated internet users, notes Rachel Greenstadt, who runs Drexel University's Privacy, Security, and Automation Laboratory . On...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Netanyahu says Israel committed to advancing peace with Palestinians under Trump

She also criticized the nuclear deal with Iran. Ryan praised Haley for her tough stance, and took his own swipes at the United Nations as well for "obsessing" over the Jewish state. "We have a lot of things t...More..

Oil Prices Rise over Libyan Output Disruption
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Oil Prices Rise over Libyan Output Disruption

Oil prices rose on Tuesday, supported by a weaker dollar, but crude continued to be weighed down by surging USA production and uncertainty over whether an OPEC-led supply cut is big enough to rebalance the ma...More..

Federal Judge Indefinitely Extends The Block On Trump's Travel Ban
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Federal Judge Indefinitely Extends The Block On Trump's Travel Ban

This means that the ban on the grant of visas for 90-day to citizens of Syria, Yemen, Iran, Libya, Somalia and Sudan, and the suspension of the refugee reception program for four months, will remain without com...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Brokerages Set QTS Realty Trust Inc (QTS) PT at $58.00

It may be tempting to view the price as over sold, making this a potential entry for a long position, but as of this moment, the stock price is moving sharply lower, it has cut through technical support and the...More..

PrivateBank owners do board's job with CIBC bid
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

PrivateBank owners do board's job with CIBC bid

The drop in Cenovus' stock showed investors are viewing the deal as "highly dilutive to the shareholders and a company with pretty much a pristine balance sheet is now leveraged to the hilt and very, very, very...More..

Keystone XL Pipeline is not a done deal, here's what's ahead
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Keystone XL Pipeline is not a done deal, here's what's ahead

The move overturns President Barack Obama's rejection of the $8 billion project following a wave of protests from environmentalists . He said Evraz, based out of Regina, will supply some of the pipe an...More..

Russia says oil cuts may be extended amid high compliance
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Russia says oil cuts may be extended amid high compliance

Five OPEC countries joined with non-member Oman to voice support for prolonging their cuts past June. OPEC and 11 other key producers, including Russian Federation, agreed a year ago to reduce production, spurr...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Intelligence Committee Chair Devin Nunes Cancels Public Hearing on Russian Federation

I've talked to Democrats, Republicans on the committee". But Nunes has been opaque - "inconsistent" in Schiff's words - about the content of the intelligence on Trump and his transition team. "There are reaso...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Hong Kong import ban deals Brazil meat industry big blow

Jamaican authorities advised people not to consume Brazilian corned beef until further notice and announced plans to remove the product from supermarket shelves. In connection with the finding, three companie...More..

Why Sonic Corporation Stock Is Getting a Lift Today
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Why Sonic Corporation Stock Is Getting a Lift Today

Zacks Investment Research gave Sonic Corp. Sonic's franchise model - it only owns about 10% of those locations - seems to be profitable for the company, and focusing on moving an even higher percentage of locat...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Trump to repeal Obama legislation on internet usage

Privacy advocates say the rules are necessary to protect broadband customers, but critics say the FCC's rules subjected ISPs to much stronger privacy regulations than web-based companies like Google and Faceb...More..

JK Rowling Forecasts Scotland's Independence From The UK
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

JK Rowling Forecasts Scotland's Independence From The UK

To be fair, angry tub-thumping speeches aren't really the First Minister's style, but even so all she offered in the midst of a constitutional crisis was the usual blend of virtue signalling, Tory bashing and p...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Peel Hunt Issues Price Target With 25.97% Upside On Redrow PLC

The Company operates though the following segments: IMI critical engineering, which provides flow control solutions; IMI precision engineering, which specializes in developing motion and fluid control technolog...More..

How major US stock market indexes fared on Wednesday
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

How major US stock market indexes fared on Wednesday

Banks and energy led USA stocks higher as oil prices rose and gross domestic product increased at a 2.1 percent annualized rate instead of the previously reported 1.9 percent pace. Shares in Exar gained $2.39...More..

Article 50: Pound under pressure as Theresa May prepares to trigger Brexit
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Article 50: Pound under pressure as Theresa May prepares to trigger Brexit

In these extremely early days of Brexit negotiations, the Pound is not expected to be moved too much by preliminary remarks. 'The official start of Brexit negotiations could weaken the pound or, as this event...More..

by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Cyclone Debbie rips through Australia as police chief warns of fatalities

Wind gusts of up to 270 kph (167 miles) were reported near Debbie's broad core. The worst of the damage so far appears to have been in the Whitsunday Islands, a popular destination for tourists hoping to catc...More..

Trump Budget Director Calls President's Budget
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Trump Budget Director Calls President's Budget "Compassionate"

It's not entirely in line with Trump's campaign pledges. The "why" includes observations like Trump's budget will "punch the impoverished in the face". The budget would reduce two grants the program relies on. ...More..

The Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD) Given Average Recommendation of
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

The Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD) Given Average Recommendation of "Buy" by Analysts

In recent action, Gilead Sciences, Inc . (NASDAQ:GILD) opened at 67.10 on Wednesday. A price target is the projected price level of a financial security stated by an investment analyst. The company had Yea...More..

by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Esure Group Plc (LON:ESUR) Receives Neutral Rating From Citigroup Analysts

Peel Hunt cut their price objective on shares of Lonmin Plc from GBX 155 ($1.91) to GBX 105 ($1.30) and set a sell rating for the company in a report on Monday, January 30th. BAE Systems PLC has 3,174,000,000 s...More..

Political Commentator Angela Rye Has Had It With Casual Racism
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Political Commentator Angela Rye Has Had It With Casual Racism

Walsh said after Rye interrupted him. The pair's heated discussion began off air when Republican Joe Walsh , a former IL congressman, disagreed with CNN political commentator Rye's comment that Obama "ha...More..

by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Shareholders approve spinoff of Toshiba's prized memory chip unit

The three units planned at Moorside would benefit from Westinghouse's experience on the world's first eight AP1000 units, which are now being delivered at four sites in the United States and China. His tenure a...More..

by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

FCC stops federal approval of low-income broadband subsidies

Twelve states have challenged the FCC's order before the appeals court allowing the agency to approve companies to offer services. A number of states sued over the move, in part because large ISPs (which en...More..

by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

The US Is Ceding The Energy Industry Of The Future To China

The executive order is aimed at increasing coal production and consumption in the USA, besides other fossil fuel resources such as shale oil and gas. He says the order will also create jobs, particularly for ...More..

Paul Ryan: I don't want to work with Democrats on health care
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Paul Ryan: I don't want to work with Democrats on health care

White House press secretary Sean Spicer said Tuesday that no concerted effort to pass a GOP healthcare bill is about to proceed. "He moved so far to the hard right that it's virtually impossible for us to w...More..

Health plan's failure leaves Trump, GOP conservatives wondering what could have been
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Health plan's failure leaves Trump, GOP conservatives wondering what could have been

Iowa Rep Steve King told reporters that the discussion at Tuesday morning's meeting reminded him of an impasse that House Republicans faced in 2014 on a border security bill. Trump's response to that busines...More..

China is not militarizing South China Sea, Premier Li says
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

China is not militarizing South China Sea, Premier Li says

Mr Turnbull's AFL engagement with Mr Li follows a series of forums attended by Australian state and territory and Chinese provincial leaders on Friday. "Australia's beef exports to China have grown from less th...More..

George Clooney in baby prep mode: 'I know swaddling'
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

George Clooney in baby prep mode: 'I know swaddling'

Hollywood actor George Clooney tied the knot with global and human rights lawyer Amal Clooney in 2014. Goerge Clooney, 55, did say he already possesses some of the necessary skills a new dad requires. "I'v...More..

by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Stock On the Run: AstraZeneca PLC (AZN)

The firm has "Hold" rating given on Wednesday, August 5 by Morgan Stanley. Investec maintained it with "Buy" rating and GBX 260 target in Thursday, October 22 report. Barclays Capital has "Overweight" rating an...More..

by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Wanted: more walk, less talk in today's federal budget

Establishing the Canada Infrastructure Bank by late 2017, with $35 billion in targeted investments over 11 years to support transformative projects. Budget 2017 announces investments of more than $11.2 bill...More..

Trump's Interior Secretary Hints at Chilling Construction Plan for Mexican Border Wall
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Trump's Interior Secretary Hints at Chilling Construction Plan for Mexican Border Wall

He went on to say that some areas of the border wall may not be "physical", and use electronic systems or rely on surrounding terrain to make crossing the border "improbable". -Mexico border wall. "I don't beli...More..