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Traders Buy Large Volume of Call Options on Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl (VRX) Traders Buy Large Volume of Call Options on Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl (VRX)
- June 09, 2017

Public Sector Pension Invest Board holds 522,217 shares or 0.07% of its portfolio. Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc has a long way to go . ILLEGAL ACTIVITY WARNING: " Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl ( VRX ) Receives Daily News Sentiment Score of 0.22" was originally reported by Stock Observer and is the sole property of of Stock Observer. (more...)
Saudi ally Bahrain demands Qatar distance itself from Iran
- June 09, 2017

According to a report by CNN , the Federal Bureau of Investigation sent a team of investigators to the Middle East to help Qatari officials look into the reports that a cyberattack resulted in the erroneous statements appearing on the Qatar News Agency on May 23 . (more...)
BPI's $1.9 billion lawsuit against ABC News gets underway BPI's $1.9 billion lawsuit against ABC News gets underway
- June 09, 2017

The trial is taking place in South Dakota's Elk Point, just 32 kilometers from the headquarters of BPI. Revenues for the meat processor also fell by 80% to $130 million. Whatever happens in the suit, LFTB is still in a lot of food. In his opening statement Monday , ABC's attorney, Dane Butswinkas, claimed that the supervisors' lack of action was due to intense lobbying pressure, noting that JoAnn Smith, the USDA assistant secretary for Marketing and Inspection Services at the time, ... (more...)
Shell lifts force majeure on Nigeria's Forcados oil - spokeswoman Shell lifts force majeure on Nigeria's Forcados oil - spokeswoman
- June 09, 2017

After a militant attack on the Trans Forcados Pipeline in February 2016, the terminal was placed under force majeure. Speaking during the company's Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Lagos recently, the Chief Executive Officer, SEPLAT , Austin Avuru, disclosed that the company contended with operational challenges due to interruptions, adding that the force majeure at the Forcado terminal materially affected the firm's oil production. (more...)
Health care on Senate Republicans' Agenda
- June 09, 2017

House Republicans initially held off on sending their ObamaCare replacement bill to the Senate in case it failed to meet certain budget rules. Specifically, he would like the chamber to vote on a bill before the July 4th recess and use the rest of July to reconcile the House and Senate versions, leading to a final vote before the August recess. (more...)
Wave of terror, leaves British election unyielding Wave of terror, leaves British election unyielding
- June 09, 2017

Polls close at 10 p m United Kingdom time (2.30 am IST), with results expected to begin rolling in within an hour or so after voting finishes. Voters are choosing all 650 members of the House of Commons after May called the election three years ahead of schedule at a time when her party was well ahead in the polls. (more...)
Israel pushes ahead with plans for 3000 settlement homes Israel pushes ahead with plans for 3000 settlement homes
- June 09, 2017

They live alongside some three million Palestinians. He said that even though any final solution to the problem can hardly be expected now, the continued construction of Jewish settlements in the West Bank would prevent such a solution in the future. (more...)
Whiting Petroleum Corp. (WLL) Closed its Previous Trade at $6.9
- June 09, 2017

The average volume stands around 10.42 million shares. While it's Return on Investment (ROI) value is -9%. The stock was last seen -11.45% lower, reaching at $6.11 on June 7, 2017. 96,903 were reported by Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale. Jefferies Group Limited Liability Company holds 0.02% or 231,568 shares. Pomelo Capital Ltd Liability owns 13,000 shares. (more...)
European Central Bank plans no future rate cuts upon recovering growth, inflation remains weak European Central Bank plans no future rate cuts upon recovering growth, inflation remains weak
- June 09, 2017

The QE program remains at 60 billion euros per month, the interest rate at 0% and the deposit rate at -0.40%. "Numerous ECB officials, including Mario Draghi , have highlighted that the pickup in inflation is due to global factors that have since waned", said Aviva Investors' head of rates Charlie Diebel. (more...)
Nikki Haley: Trump Does Believe in Climate Change, Humans' Role In It Nikki Haley: Trump Does Believe in Climate Change, Humans' Role In It
- June 08, 2017

Wallace and Stephanopoulos each pressed the administrator four times on their respective shows about whether Trump believed in climate change . When asked why the United States pulled out of the climate agreement, Haley blamed former President Barack Obama for agreeing to regulations that were "too onerous", too strict and ultimately unachievable. (more...)
Apple's iOS 11 release date, features you should know Apple's iOS 11 release date, features you should know
- June 08, 2017

It may be also available from the Purchased tab if they have been downloaded previously. The iPhone 5 and 5c have gotten support over the past 4-5 years and that's actually pretty impressive for a mobile device. It's very easy to add shortcut tiles into your iPhone's Control Center in iOS 11 . Siri also learns from your previous choices to give you personalised suggestions . (more...)
European Central Bank holds key rates, sees no further cuts
- June 08, 2017

It has removed the reference, saying that European Central Bank would cut rates further if necessary. The conundrum for the European Central Bank is sluggish inflation. Commerzbank's Schubert expects the buying to continue: " The ECB has already said that it will not terminate this program abruptly , which means that even if it thinks it is no longer necessary, it will probably let the scheme slowly taper off". (more...)
House Speaker: Agreement reached on casino-related bill House Speaker: Agreement reached on casino-related bill
- June 08, 2017

The Connecticut House has approved a bill that was crafted to garner more support for another bill authorizing a tribal casino in East Windsor . Under one of the bills included in the approved gaming package, a new entertainment sharing agreement between the two tribes which now own and operate the Mohegan Sun and the Foxwoods Resort Casino gaming resorts. (more...)
ECB trims core inflation forecasts for 2018-19 ECB trims core inflation forecasts for 2018-19
- June 08, 2017

Most of the interactions between Trump and Comey look like attempts at persuasion and a likely misunderstanding of the non-political ideals of the Federal Bureau of Investigation director's role. Opinion polls predict a win for Conservative Prime Minister Theresa May, but main opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has gained ground in recent weeks. (more...)
Baker Chad R Has $1171000 Position in Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE)
- June 08, 2017

Adobe Systems Inccmn now has $71.28 billion valuation. Another trade for 10,000 shares valued at $1.10 million was made by DALEY JAMES E on Friday, January 20. Avalon Advisors Llc increased Icon P.L.C. (NASDAQ:ICLR) stake by 19,955 shares to 35,246 valued at $2.65M in 2016Q4. Insiders own 0.43% of the company's stock. (more...)
Champions Cup: Saracens face Clermont in repeat of final Champions Cup: Saracens face Clermont in repeat of final
- June 08, 2017

They will face Montpellier, Glasgow Warriors and three-time winners Leinster in Pool 3 . That saw them drop to Tier 2, where they were the final team drawn out into Pool 2 with last season's beaten finalists. Pool 2: Blues, Sale, Lyon, Toulouse. The Challenge Cup pool stages get under way on October 12-15 and finish on January 18-21 while the 2017-18 final will be held at the San Mames Stadium in Bilbao, Spain, on May 11 next year. (more...)
India edges closer to manned missions, set to launch its heaviest rocket India edges closer to manned missions, set to launch its heaviest rocket
- June 08, 2017

NASA and European space agencies are said to charge between Rs 10 crore to Rs 250 crore. # Arun Jaitley : Congratulations to ISRO scientists on successful launch of newly developed GSLVMarkIII D-1 rocket.This historic day has made India proud. (more...)
Alibaba forecasts record 2018 sales, beats most bullish estimate
- June 08, 2017

To reflect its increasingly diverse customer base, Alibaba will start reporting active consumers as opposed to just buyers, chief financial officer Maggie Wu said during the company's annual investor-day conference Thursday. Alibaba's shares , which trade in NY, surged almost 12 percent in premarket trading early Thursday, continuing a run that has taken them to their highest levels since the Chinese company raised $25 billion three years ago in what was then the world's largest initial ... (more...)
How to Watch James Comey's Testimony About President Trump, No Cable Required
- June 08, 2017

Neither Trump nor any other member of the administration sought to directly stop the FBI's investigation into Russian election meddling, Comey said, but his dismissal left him "confused and increasingly concerned" by the " shifting explanations " that were given by the White House. (more...)
Though economy surprises, ECB to stick with stimulus program Though economy surprises, ECB to stick with stimulus program
- June 08, 2017

On Thursday the congressional testimony in the USA from ex-FBI director James Comey, who was sacked by President Donald Trump last month, will also keep investors on the edge. The euro EUR= traded at $1.1258, near its seven-month high of $1.1285 touched earlier this month. Against the yen, the USA currency bounced back a tad to 109.74 yen JPY= from Wednesday's 1-1/2-month low of 109.115. (more...)