Markets


Hedge fund Jana lines up potential directors for Whole Foods battle
- April 11, 2017

Earlier Monday, shares of Whole Foods jumped almost 10 percent after Jana took a almost 9 percent stake in the company and suggested it should consider putting itself up for sale. The deadline for shareholders-read Jana Partners-to launch a director contest at Whole Foods 2018 annual meeting is September 6. It is still refining its discount 365 by Whole Foods Market' chain. (more...)
Russian Federation and Iran affirm commitment to Syrian government Russian Federation and Iran affirm commitment to Syrian government
- April 11, 2017

Turkey has long said Syria has no future under the Bashar al-Assad regime, while Russian Federation has come to the Syrian regime's aid. After last Tuesday's chemical attack in Syria, Trump said his attitude toward Assad "has changed very much" and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said "steps are underway" to organize a coalition to remove him from power. (more...)
United CEO defends employees in plane incident
- April 11, 2017

Bridges posted the video on Facebook. But she said the sound of the screams still haunt her. TMZ has learned United CEO, Oscar Munoz, fired off an email to all employees Monday afternoon after the airline was blasted on social media for the way the man was dragged off the jet. (more...)
LEADING OFF: Banner day at Wrigley Field; Verlander vs Sale
- April 11, 2017

The delay didn't last long as the Tigers and Red Sox are getting ready to go as the tarp is being removed from the field. Hanley Ramirez just went down with the flu, while Brock Holt finally came back from the illness today, despite not feeling 100%. (more...)
Garcia wins first major title in playoff Garcia wins first major title in playoff
- April 11, 2017

Open, part of me was hoping Rosie would break that duck, but it was very hard not to root for Sergio". Rose and Garcia both had short birdie putts on the 72nd hole to win, but missed, sending them back to the 18th tee for sudden death . "But lately I've been thinking a little bit different, a little bit more positive and kind of accepting, too, that if it for whatever reason didn't happen, my life is still going to go on". (more...)
Third Fleet's carrier strike force diverts from Australia, sails toward North Korea Third Fleet's carrier strike force diverts from Australia, sails toward North Korea
- April 11, 2017

The Trump administration is "hopeful" they can work with the Chinese to "change the conditions in the minds" of North Korean leadership, Tillerson said, at which point "perhaps discussions" between China and North Korea "may be useful". South Korea's chief nuclear envoy Kim Hong Kyun said there was no mention of any military option in his talks with China's Special Representative for Korean Peninsula Affairs, Wu Dawei. (more...)
Is the end in sight for the Flint water crisis? Is the end in sight for the Flint water crisis?
- April 11, 2017

The state has also set aside a $10 million dollar buffer for "unexpected expenses", putting the amount almost equal to the $100 million set aside by the EPA following former President Obama's legislation in December. Scientist Marc Edwards, who first revealed Flint's high lead levels in 2015, said the current lead levels in Flint are not worse than many other older cities in the country. (more...)
More advertisers say they've ditched O'Reilly show More advertisers say they've ditched O'Reilly show
- April 11, 2017

In a statement , Hyundai said it wanted to work with companies that "share our values of inclusion and diversity". Which is to say that, prior to detailed revelations regarding O'Reilly's reported pattern of sexual harassment and numerous settled claims, Allstate was nonplussed by former network head Roger Ailes' transgressions and unmoved by Fox News' cozy rapport with our predatory president, Donald Trump. (more...)
North Korea: Friendship with Syria 'Will Be Strengthened and Developed'
- April 11, 2017

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross yesterday said the two sides agreed to speed up trade talks to help close a lopsided imbalance in China's favour, a common campaign-trail complaint of Trump's. Sitting with Mr. Trump during a major national security incident gave the Chinese leader an "unprecedented" opportunity to view at close range how the us leader, less than 100 days into his presidency, acts under pressure, John Park, a specialist on Northeast Asia at Harvard Kennedy School, said in a ... (more...)
Getting up to speed on the Wells Fargo sales scandal
- April 11, 2017

In addition to the investigation led by the bank's independent board members, Wells Fargo is also being investigated by several regulators. "Pursuant to our settlement, next month Wells will report to me on its progress toward doing just that". (more...)
White House calls for domestic cuts to finance Mexico border wall White House calls for domestic cuts to finance Mexico border wall
- April 11, 2017

The White House indicated Wednesday that President Trump could go along with a government funding bill that does not include money to begin building his proposed wall at the U.S. The former Montana congressman promised a "very pro-Western" administration that plans to relax protections for threatened jaguars, which live in northern Mexico and parts of the southwestern United States, in order to build Trump's border wall. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy S8+ 6GB variant could come to other markets as well
- April 11, 2017

While Samsung will not provide detailed earnings results until the end of the month, analysts tipped its chip division to earn a record 5.8 trillion won in January-March and propel the firm to its best overall operating profit since the third quarter of 2013. (more...)
US House votes to repeal ISP privacy regulations US House votes to repeal ISP privacy regulations
- April 11, 2017

The companies have said the privacy rules put them at a disadvantage compared with websites like Facebook and Google, which aren't normally regulated by the FCC and weren't affected by the rules. "The president pledged to reverse this type of federal overreach, in which bureaucrats in Washington take the interest of one group of companies over the interest of others, picking the winners and losers", Spicer added. (more...)
United States jets shift to more defensive role after Syria missile strike
- April 11, 2017

In an interview on "State of the Union", the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, didn't directly answer whether the administration supported regime change. After months of allegations of ties between his election campaign and the Kremlin - the subject of current congressional and FBI investigations - Trump has found himself clashing with Putin. (more...)
Oil rises as Opec-led producers mull extending output cut deal Oil rises as Opec-led producers mull extending output cut deal
- April 11, 2017

But OPEC Secretary General Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo said he expected most of the glut to disappear in three months. A record amount of U.S. crude oil has found its way to Asia and other destinations this year and more is expected to be shipped out as traders take advantage of arbitrage opportunities by sending excess United States oil into regions where it can find buyers. (more...)
BHP shares lift on hedge fund proposal
- April 11, 2017

But BHP was less keen, saying it had laid the foundations for the group to substantially grow the base value of its operations and Elliott's proposal would put this at risk. At present, BHP has a minimum underlying attributable profit payout ratio of 50 per cent. Aberdeen is the second-biggest investor in BHP's London-listed shares, with a 4.9 percent stake worth $1.3 billion, regulatory filings to August previous year collated by Thomson Reuters showed. (more...)
As Westinghouse declares bankruptcy, what happens to the nuke plants it's building?
- April 11, 2017

Toshiba shares have crashed more than 50% since 2014 as losses mounted at its Westinghouse unit due primarily to massive cost overuns at two nuclear projects in the U.S. Meanwhile, Toshiba is maintaining it will not take on new nuclear construction projects and will support the reactors it already has. Toshiba is putting that business up for auction. (more...)
China and South Korea threaten tougher sanctions on North Korea
- April 11, 2017

US warships fired 59 cruise missiles at the Syrian air base from which the USA believes the attack was launched. From the beginning, China felt it had the situation under control. If so, it had no discernible impact. It's not hard to see why North Korea would have learned that, as Libya's disarmament was followed in less than a decade by US-imposed regime change, and Syria's 2013 agreement to scrap its chemical arsenal was followed by years of escalating USA moves aiming to remove ... (more...)
Admiral Group plc's (ADM) Neutral Rating Reiterated at BNP Paribas Admiral Group plc's (ADM) Neutral Rating Reiterated at BNP Paribas
- April 11, 2017

Macquarie restated a "neutral" rating and issued a GBX 270 ($3.39) price objective on shares of BT Group plc in a report on Monday, February 6th. The firm now has a GBX 460 ($5.78) price target on the stock. If you are accessing this article on another site, it was illegally stolen and reposted in violation of United States and global copyright & trademark legislation. (more...)
Dotdigital Group plc's (DOTD) Corporate Rating Reaffirmed at N+1 Singer
- April 11, 2017

Barclays PLC reiterated an overweight rating and issued a GBX 160 ($2.00) price target on shares of Ladbrokes Coral Group PLC in a research report on Friday, January 13th. The company also recently declared a dividend, which was paid on Friday, March 24th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, April 20th will be issued a GBX 0.33 ($0.00) dividend. (more...)

« previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 190 191 192 193 194 195 196 197 198 199 200 201 202 203 204 205 206 207 208 209 210 211 212 213 214 215 216 217 218 219 220 221 222 223 224 225 226 227 228 229 230 231 232 233 234 235 236 237 238 239 240 241 242 243 244 245 246 247 248 249 250 251 252 253 254 255 256 257 258 259 260 261 262 263 264 265 266 267 268 269 270 271 272 273 274 275 276 277 278 279 280 281 282 283 284 285 286 287 288 289 290 291 292 293 294 295 296 297 298 299 300 301 302 303 304 305 306 307 308 309 310 311 312 313 314 315 316 317 318 319 320 321 322 323 324 325 326 327 328 329 330 331 332 333 334 335 336 337 338 339 340 341 342 343 344 345 346 347 348 349 350 351 352 353 354 355 356 357 358 359 360 361 362 363 364 365 366 367 368 369 370 371 372 373 374 375 376 377 378 379 380 381 382 383 384 385 386 387 388 389 390 391 392 393 394 395 396 397 398 399 400 401 402 403 404 405 406 407 408 409 410 411 412 413 414 415 416 417 418 419 420 421 422 423 424 425 426 427 428 429 430 431 432 433 434 435 436 437 438 439 440 441 442 443 444 445 446 447 448 449 450 451 452 453 454 455 456 457 458 459 460 461 462 463 464 465 466 467 468 469 470 471 472 473 474 475 476 477 478 479 480 481 482 483 484 485 486 487 488 489 490 491 492 493 494 495 496 497 498 499 500 501 502 503 504 505 506 507 508 509 510 511 512 513 514 515 516 517 518 519 520 521 522 523 524 525 526 527 528 529 530 531 532 533 534 535 536 537 538 539 540 541 542 543 544 545 546 547 548 549 550 551 552 553 554 555 556 557 558 559 560 561 562 563 564 565 566 567 568 569 570 571 572 573 574 575 576 577 578 579 580 581 582 583 584 585 586 587 588 589 590 591 592 593 594 595 596 597 598 599 600 601 602 603 604 605 606 607 608 609 610 611 612 613 614 615 616 617 618 619 620 621 622 623 624 625 626 627 628 629 630 631 632 633 634 635 636 637 638 639 640 641 642 643 644 645 646 647 648 649 650 651 652 653 654 655 656 657 658 659 660 661 662 663 664 665 666 667 668 669 670 671 672 673 674 675 676 677 678 679 680 681 682 683 684 685 686 687 688 689 690 691 692 693 694 695 696 697 698 699 700 701 702 703 704 705 706 707 708 709 710 711 712 713 714 715 716 717 718 719 720 721 722 723 724 725 726 727 728 729 730 731 732 733 734 735 736 737 738 739 740 741 742 743 744 745 746 747 748 749 750 751 752 753 754 755 756 757 758 759 760 761 762 763 764 765 766 767 768 769 770 771 772 773 774 775 776 777 778 779 780 781 782 783 784 785 786 787 788 789 790 791 792 793 794 795 796 797 798 799 800 801 802 803 804 805 806 807 808 809 810 811 812 813 814 815 816 817 818 819 820 821 822 823 824 825 826 827 828 829 830 831 832 833 834 835 836 837 838 839 840 841 842 843 844 845 846 847 848 849 850 851 852 853 854 855 856 857 858 859 860 861 862 863 864 865 866 867 868 869 870 871 872 873 874 875 876 877 878 879 880 881 882 883 884 885 886 887 888 889 890 891 892 893 894 895 896 897 898 899 900 901 902 903 904 905 906 907 908 909 910 911 912 913 914 915 916 917 918 919 920 921 922 923 924 925 926 927 928 929 930 931 932 933 934 935 936 937 938 939 940 941 942 943 944 945 946 947 948 949 950 951 952 953 954 955 956 957 958 959 960 961 962 963 964 965 966 967 968 969 970 971 972 973 974 975 976 977 978 979 980 981 982 983 984 985 986 987 988 989 990 991 992 993 994 995 996 997 998 999 1000 1001 1002 1003 1004 1005 1006 1007 1008 1009 1010 1011 1012 1013 1014 1015 1016 1017 1018 1019 1020 1021 1022 1023 1024 1025 1026 1027 1028 1029 1030 1031 1032 1033 1034 1035 1036 1037 1038 1039 1040 1041 1042 1043 1044 1045 1046 1047 1048 1049 1050 1051 1052 1053 1054 1055 1056 1057 1058 1059 1060 1061 1062 1063 1064 1065 1066 1067 1068 1069 1070 1071 1072 1073 1074 1075 1076 1077 1078 1079 1080 1081 1082 1083 1084 1085 1086 1087 1088 1089 1090 1091 1092 1093 1094 1095 1096 1097 1098 1099 1100 1101 1102 1103 1104 1105 1106 1107 1108 1109 1110 1111 1112 1113 1114 1115 1116 1117 1118 1119 1120 1121 1122 1123 1124 1125 1126 1127 1128 1129 1130 1131 1132 1133 1134 1135 1136 1137 1138 1139 1140 1141 1142 1143 1144 1145 1146 1147 1148 1149 1150 1151 1152 1153 1154 1155 1156 1157 1158 1159 1160 1161 1162 1163 1164 1165 1166 1167 1168 1169 1170 1171 1172 1173 1174 1175 1176 1177 1178 1179 1180 1181 1182 1183 1184 1185 1186 1187 1188 1189 1190 1191 1192 1193 1194 1195 1196 1197 1198 1199 1200 1201 1202 1203 1204 1205 1206 1207 1208 1209 1210 1211 1212 1213 1214 1215 1216 1217 1218 1219 1220 1221 1222 1223 1224 1225 1226 1227 1228 1229 1230 1231 1232 1233 1234 1235 1236 1237 1238 1239 1240 1241 1242 1243 1244 1245 1246 1247 1248 1249 1250 1251 1252 1253 1254 1255 1256 1257 1258 1259 1260 1261 1262 1263 1264 1265 1266 1267 1268 1269 1270 1271 1272 1273 1274 1275 1276 1277 1278 1279 1280 1281 1282 1283 1284 1285 1286 1287 1288 1289 1290 1291 1292 1293 1294 1295 1296 1297 1298 1299 1300 1301 1302 1303 1304 1305 1306 1307 1308 1309 1310 1311 1312 1313 1314 1315 1316 1317 1318 1319 1320 1321 1322 1323 1324 1325 1326 1327 1328 1329 1330 next »