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American Swimmers To Discuss Robbery Incident With Brazilian Authorities
- August 19, 2016

Lochte said that one of the men "pointed the gun in my direction and cocked it", Lauer said. Veloso said it's up to the courts, but as far as he's concerned the athletes should be able to leave the country. Lochte's attorney, Jeff Ostrow, previously said there is no question the robbery occurred. "When anybody goes out into another country to represent our country - and Olympians are part of that representation - they shouldn't be out on the streets at 4 a.m., drinking and carousing, and I ... (more...)
Medibank profit up 46 per cent Medibank profit up 46 per cent
- August 19, 2016

Revenue from insurance premiums rose four per cent to $6.17 billion, while revenue from complementary services fell 11.2 per cent to $569.3 million. However, operating profit rose due to focus on limiting health claims and lower growth in hospital utilisation rates. (more...)
Markets Right Now: Stocks opening flat on Wall Street Markets Right Now: Stocks opening flat on Wall Street
- August 19, 2016

Dow member Chevron rose 1.3 per cent while Halliburton jumped 3.0 per cent as Brent North Sea crude closed above US$50 a barrel for the first time in almost two months. "The Fed was less hawkish than the market had expected". Twitter fell 3.6 per cent to $US19.44 after Evercore downgraded its stock to "sell" from "hold". (more...)
Research Analysts Issue Forecasts for Cousins Properties Inc.'s FY2016 Earnings (CUZ) Research Analysts Issue Forecasts for Cousins Properties Inc.'s FY2016 Earnings (CUZ)
- August 19, 2016

Cousins Properties (NYSE:CUZ) last released its earnings results on Tuesday, July 26th. Boston Properties's revenue for the quarter was up.9% on a year-over-year basis. About 1.26 million shares traded hands. 145,369 shares of the company were exchanged. (NYSE:BKS) is -22.31% away from its 52 week high. The company has a market cap of $2.22 billion. (more...)
Viacom Board to Meet on Settlement Viacom Board to Meet on Settlement
- August 19, 2016

Mr Dauman will receive about US$72 million under the agreement, they said. An announcement is expected to come Thursday night, sources said. Under terms of the deal being negotiated, they would cease litigation over control of Viacom VIA, -2.03% and National Amusements Inc ., through which the 93-year-old Redstone owns a almost 80% voting stake in the media company, the people say. (more...)
Oasis Petroleum Inc. (NYSE:OAS) Earns Consensus Hold Rating
- August 19, 2016

Insider Activity: Corporate insiders look pessimistic about the outlook of the company stock that they seem to offload shares while they have 32.16 jumped so far this year. 04/26/2016 - Oasis Petroleum Inc. was downgraded to "hold" by analysts at Cantor Fitzgerald. The Bid price in the last session was $9.71 x 300 and the Ask price was $9.75 x 100. (more...)
New Broker Ratings For Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) New Broker Ratings For Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT)
- August 19, 2016

The rating score is on a scale of 1 to 5 where 1 stands for strong buy and 5 stands for sell The mean price target for the shares of company is at $48.00 while the highest price target suggested by the analysts is $52.00 and low price target is $45.00. (more...)
In North Dakota, people vs. oil pipeline protest strengthens In North Dakota, people vs. oil pipeline protest strengthens
- August 19, 2016

Tribal members and their supporters are vowing to continue protests and acts of civil disobedience, and the tribe, whose reservation straddles the North Dakota-South Dakota border, also is seeking a court order to block the pipeline's construction, which it says would disturb sacred sites and have a deleterious effect on the environment. (more...)
Diamond Offshore Drilling Inc Diamond Offshore Drilling Inc
- August 19, 2016

On the company's financial health, Atwood Oceanics reported $1.53 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.66 according to the earnings call on Aug 1, 2016. 20 analysts have rated the company as a strong "Hold". The company presently has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of $22.68. (more...)
See the most Active Stock of Market:Whiting Petroleum Corp.'s (WLL)
- August 19, 2016

The Bid price in the last session was $8.00 x 1600 and the Ask price was $8.05 x 1000. In the past 5 years, the stock has earnings growth rate of -26.61% per annum while the Upcoming 5 year's earnings growth rate is expected to be -35.18% per annum. (more...)
Uber Will Now Let You Call A Cab Without Even An App Uber Will Now Let You Call A Cab Without Even An App
- August 19, 2016

Taxi aggregator and ride-hailing service Uber on Thursday announced the launch of its "Dial an Uber" service, which will allow potential riders to book a cab through a mobile website. Then you can choose an option that the ride is for "Someone else" and pick a contact. But with this, the bill has to be paid in cash. However, we still do not know whether this feature will roll out in other cities or not, but it definitely looks like very much optimized for a country like India, which has a ... (more...)
Macy's to close 100 stores in 2017
- August 19, 2016

Macy's stock soared 10% in premarket trading. The announcement of the closure came as a shock to Roseburg shoppers and was called a "tragic" loss for the mall. Macys shuttered 41 stores in its previous fiscal year. While the largest USA retailer is dialing back its physical presence, it's ramping up on e-commerce. (more...)
Oil's 4-day run comes to an end Oil's 4-day run comes to an end
- August 19, 2016

U.S. commercial crude oil inventories fell by 2.5 million barrels last week, according to data released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration on Wednesday. The rapid rise puts oil, technically, in a bull market. However, there is no certainty that a stabilization of oil output would in fact boost prices. (more...)
Millbury PD joins statewide impaired driver crackdown Millbury PD joins statewide impaired driver crackdown
- August 19, 2016

Cuomo's Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign will run statewide from August 18-September 5, and will be carried out with help from local law enforcement. Along with the personal toll impaired driving causes, it's also a burden on the economy and health care system. It is vital to make all aware how wrong it is to drive drunk. (more...)
Next Weeks Broker Price Targets For Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE:FLO) Next Weeks Broker Price Targets For Flowers Foods, Inc. (NYSE:FLO)
- August 19, 2016

Also, In the latest statement by the brokerage house, Jefferies maintains its outlook on Flowers Foods (NYSE:FLO). The rating score is on a scale of 1 to 5 where 1 stands for strong buy and 5 stands for sell The mean price target for the shares of company is at $5.11 while the highest price target suggested by the analysts is $8.00 and low price target is $3.10. (more...)
Image of Aleppo boy shocks world; Russian Federation offers cease-fires Image of Aleppo boy shocks world; Russian Federation offers cease-fires
- August 19, 2016

Fighting for control of Aleppo, split between its government-held west and rebel-held eastern neighborhoods, has intensified in recent weeks causing hundreds of deaths and depriving many civilians of power, water and vital supplies. "We are afraid security forces will infiltrate our medical network and target ambulances as they transfer patients from one hospital to another", Abu al-Ezz said. (more...)
Drug Lord Among Those Kidnapped At Mexico Resort
- August 19, 2016

Guzman had led the Sinaloa Cartel for years before his incarceration. Though Almaguer did not attribute the kidnappings to New Generation, he said that a criminal group was responsible. The Mirror reported that, according to police sources, the abduction was a "settling of scores" as El-Chapo waits for extradition to the USA to stand trial for drug trafficking charges. (more...)
Donald Trump to hold Thursday night rally in Charlotte
- August 19, 2016

We plan to stream the rally live within this story. He traveled to Wilmington and Fayetteville last week. Trump will also headline an earlier rally at the Trump National Golf Course near Mooresville Thursday. Television watchers in four USA states will notice something a little bit different while watching the boob tube on Friday: advertisements for Donald Trump's presidential campaign. (more...)
Manchester City, Barcelona complete deal for Claudio Bravo Manchester City, Barcelona complete deal for Claudio Bravo
- August 19, 2016

Pep Guardiola , who left Yaya Toure out of Manchester City's squad for their Premier League opener against Sunderland, has now commented on the duo's relationship. "I am not going to talk, one day before one of the most important games of the season, about transfers". Guardiola said: "I saw enough games about Steaua". (more...)
Average US 30-year mortgage rate slips to 3.43 percent Average US 30-year mortgage rate slips to 3.43 percent
- August 19, 2016

Even the Federal Reserve minutes, which were released Wednesday, provided no clear signal. A year ago at this time, the 15-year FRM averaged 3.15%. Popular 15 year loan interest rates are available starting at 2.750% today and an April of 2.956%. (more...)