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This Panda-Shaped Solar Power Plant Just Went Online in China This Panda-Shaped Solar Power Plant Just Went Online in China
- July 06, 2017

The goal is to build up the farm where it will be capable of outputting as much as 100MW, and 3.2 billion kWh of solar energy in 25 years. Most solar farms align their solar arrays in rows and columns to form a grid. A new solar power plant in Datong, China , however, chose to have a little fun with its design. Over the next five years, Panda Green Energy plans to build Panda Power Plants along "Belt and Road" countries and areas with their "Panda 100 Program". (more...)
U.S. stocks open higher ahead of Fed minutes
- July 06, 2017

Minutes from the June FOMC meeting, released on Wednesday, gave rise to confusion rather than providing a clearer insight on the Fed's next policy move. It sort of sounds like the Fed had to raise rates rather than wanting to raise rates. US stock markets were closed on Tuesday for the Independence Day holiday. (more...)
Microsoft Layoffs Expected Amongst Talk of Restructured Cloud Sales Microsoft Layoffs Expected Amongst Talk of Restructured Cloud Sales
- July 06, 2017

The restructuring largely affects the software giant's sales operations outside the US under chief marketing officer Chris Capossela, executive vice presidents Judson Althoff and Jean-Philippe Courtois. If you are connected and know how to navigate Microsoft , you'll be able to figure it out. " Microsoft is implementing changes to better serve our customers and partners", Microsoft said in a statement to USA TODAY. (more...)
Chidambaram Slams GST, Calls It Mockery Of Original Law Chidambaram Slams GST, Calls It Mockery Of Original Law
- July 06, 2017

In a statement to the media, Chidambaram said: "Aim was that one indirect tax will subsume all other indirect taxes, this GST fails to achieve that. When we have rates like 0.25, 3, 5, 12, 18, 28 and 40, and possibly more because of the discretion vested with states, how can we call this a "One Nation, One Tax" regime", he asked. (more...)
ADP: Private Sector Employment Increased By 158000 Jobs In June ADP: Private Sector Employment Increased By 158000 Jobs In June
- July 06, 2017

Jobs were lost on net only in the information and leisure and hospitality sectors. The report, jointly developed with Moody's Analytics , came ahead of the Labor Department's more comprehensive non-farm payrolls report on Friday, which includes both public and private-sector employment. (more...)
Greystar-Led Fund to Acquire Monogram Residential Trust for $3B Greystar-Led Fund to Acquire Monogram Residential Trust for $3B
- July 06, 2017

Over the past month the firm's stock is -0.10%, -2.00% for the last quarter, -9.43% for the past six-months and -4.30% for the previous year. Shareholders of record on Friday, June 30th will be issued a $0.075 dividend. Yet another important factor while evaluating a good buy/sell decision for Monogram Residential Trust, Inc . Russell Investments Group Ltd. bought a new position in Monogram Residential Trust during the fourth quarter valued at about $1,574,000. (more...)
US Laptop Ban Being Lifted US Laptop Ban Being Lifted
- July 06, 2017

Emirates' Dubai hub has grown into the world's busiest airport for worldwide traffic, in large part thanks to Emirates' expansion. "We would like to express our gratitude to the United States and local authorities for their support and thank our customers for their understanding and patience during the last few months when the ban was in place", the spokesperson added. (more...)
GOP, Democrats unhappy with proposed renewable fuel numbers GOP, Democrats unhappy with proposed renewable fuel numbers
- July 06, 2017

This reduces the opportunity for advanced biofuels to come to market, while keeping corn-based ethanol as the main biofuel option. The 2.1 billion gallons biomass-based diesel requirement for 2018 was finalized past year. If finalized, reductions to those targets - however small - will only pull us off the path toward American energy dominance. The EPA will propose requiring energy companies to blend 19.24 billion gallons of biofuel in gasoline and diesel in next year's Renewable Fuel ... (more...)
Shares of Yum China drop following second-quarter results Shares of Yum China drop following second-quarter results
- July 06, 2017

In other news, insider Shella Ng acquired 4,420 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, May 17th. LLP's holdings in Yum! State Street Corp purchased a new position in shares of Yum China Holdings during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $249,999,000. (more...)
QVC to Acquire Rival HSN for More Than $2 Billion QVC to Acquire Rival HSN for More Than $2 Billion
- July 06, 2017

Liberty Interactive had 15 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Victory Capital Management Inc. owned approximately 0.32% of Liberty Interactive Corporation worth $28,985,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. (more...)
European Union authorities accuse GE, Merck and Canon of merger violations European Union authorities accuse GE, Merck and Canon of merger violations
- July 06, 2017

When the Commission concludes that a company implements an acquisition before approval or notification, they could fine the company up to 10% of their annual turnover. "Had this project been correctly disclosed to the commission, it would have had to be included in the remedy package", the European Union said, referring to a business the companies had to divest to win approval for a deal. (more...)
At least 1 killed in magnitude 6.5 quake in central Philippines At least 1 killed in magnitude 6.5 quake in central Philippines
- July 06, 2017

The quake was felt strongest in Jaro and Kananga, Leyte. Ormoc, Leyte Mayor Richard Gomez said one person died from a landslide in an upland barangay. The official said she did not know how many more people were inside the building. In Cebu City , the city government suspended work at city hall on the recommendation of the city disaster office. (more...)
SPFL to 'consider implications' of Supreme Court ruling in Rangers tax case SPFL to 'consider implications' of Supreme Court ruling in Rangers tax case
- July 06, 2017

Earlier today the Supreme Court dismissed an appeal by the liquidators of RFC 2012 - formerly The Rangers Football Club plc - over the long-running tax dispute, ruling in favour of Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs. The case concerned the use by the Glasgow-based football club of employee benefit trusts (EBTs) to funnel £50m of payments to employees from 2001. HMRC lost two tribunals before judges ruled these were salary payments subject to tax. (more...)
U.S. exports rise in June amid stronger global growth U.S. exports rise in June amid stronger global growth
- July 06, 2017

Nonetheless, he forecast that net imports continued to exert a small drag in the second quarter. The latest Bank of Canada business outlook survey recorded an increase in confidence surrounding overseas orders and exports which should help underpin confidence in the outlook. (more...)
Barrick Gold Corp (ABX) Rating Reiterated by Scotiabank Barrick Gold Corp (ABX) Rating Reiterated by Scotiabank
- July 06, 2017

The correct version of this news story can be read at https://www.chaffeybreeze.com/2017/07/04/envestnet-asset-management-inc-acquires-636-shares-of-barrick-gold-corp-abx-updated-updated.html. TD Securities reiterated a "hold" rating and set a $20.00 price target on shares of Barrick Gold Corporation in a report on Tuesday, April 25th. The company has market cap of $18.08 billion. (more...)
NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) Lifted to NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) Lifted to "Buy" at Vetr Inc
- July 06, 2017

NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ: NVDA ) Semiconductor - Specialized has a Current Ratio of 8.3 with a Quick Ratio value of 7.4. NVDA reported a change of -2.41% over the last week and performed -3.35% over the last month while its year to date (YTD) performance revealed an activity trend of 34.02%. (more...)
Huawei launches Honor 8 Pro in India Huawei launches Honor 8 Pro in India
- July 06, 2017

The Honor 8 Pro is essentially an upgraded version of the Honor 8. The company has opted for a great competitive pricing and the phone carries a price tag of just Rs 29,999. The dual-SIM Honor 8 Pro runs Android 7.0 Nougat-based EMUI 5 .1, and sports a 5.7-inch QHD display . Moreover, the battery supports fast charging feature. (more...)
United Forces Asian Toddler Out of Paid Seat Because Flight was Overbooked United Forces Asian Toddler Out of Paid Seat Because Flight was Overbooked
- July 06, 2017

Shirley Yamauchi , 42, purchased two tickets for almost $1,000 each so she and Taizo , her 27-month-old son, could fly together from Hawaii to Boston , where she was attending a teacher conference. "I started remembering all those incidents with United on the news". United Airlines is still recovering from a rash of bad press after video surfaced of a passenger being violently removed from one of its flights in April to accommodate airline employees who needed transportation. (more...)
Qatar Airways says flights now exempt from USA laptop ban Qatar Airways says flights now exempt from USA laptop ban
- July 06, 2017

The electronics ban imposed on flights from Doha to the U.S. was lifted on Thursday, Qatar Airways said, following similar announcements by airlines based in Turkey and the United Arab Emirates. Saudi Arabian Airlines expects to have its ban lifted by July 19, according to local media reports. Even though the USA ban has been lifted, Qatar Airways is still facing another major worldwide headache. (more...)
Janney Montgomery Scott LLC Purchases 45892 Shares of Coca-Cola Company (The) (KO) Janney Montgomery Scott LLC Purchases 45892 Shares of Coca-Cola Company (The) (KO)
- July 06, 2017

Analysts await The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO) to report earnings on July, 26. Many analysts are providing their Estimated Earnings analysis for The Coca-Cola Company and for the current quarter 21 analysts have projected that the stock could give an Average Earnings estimate of $0.58/share. (more...)