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General Electric Company's (GE): Well known Mover to Watch General Electric Company's (GE): Well known Mover to Watch
- August 20, 2016

Analysts forecast that Emerson Electric will post $2.93 EPS for the current fiscal year. The company had Year Ago Sales of 27.94 Billion. General Electric Company has the Market Capitalization of 280.4 Billion. Emerson Electric Co.'s 50-day average is $54.47 and its 200-day moving average is $52.55. The Company Touched its 52-Week High on Jul 20, 2016 and 52-Week Low on Aug 24, 2015. (more...)
International Olympic Committee member Hickey moved to Rio prison during ticket probe International Olympic Committee member Hickey moved to Rio prison during ticket probe
- August 20, 2016

There's no limit to how long he can be held before being charged - he could be sentenced to as long as seven years in jail - if convicted. Pat Hickey is facing three charges including ticket touting, the formation of a cartel and ambush or illicit marketing. (more...)
Tennessee and Georgia job growth, business starts outpace U.S. rate
- August 20, 2016

The unemployment rate in MA dropped to 4.1 percent in July, according to the latest jobs report released Thursday. "There is uniformly good news in our employment surveys last month", said Andy Condon, director of the labor department's Office of Research. (more...)
Which country rewards athletes best for Olympic success? Which country rewards athletes best for Olympic success?
- August 20, 2016

If you're a congressional leader why spend your limited time debating and voting on a bill if lawmakers don't care enough care to pass it? In July, the Senate quietly approved the measure , called the United States Appreciation for Olympians and Paralympians Act and sponsored by senators Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and John Thune (R-SD). (more...)
Oil prices rise on US inventory drawdown Oil prices rise on US inventory drawdown
- August 20, 2016

Some energy stocks in Asia got a lift after the oil price rally continued overnight - holding above the psychological US$50 mark, which it reached Thursday for the first time since early July. Since global sanctions against Iran were lifted in 2015, Iran has rebuilt its production capacity to 3.85 million barrels per day - just below pre-sanctions levels. (more...)
Donald Trump attacks Hillary Clinton in first general election TV ad Donald Trump attacks Hillary Clinton in first general election TV ad
- August 20, 2016

The appointments marked the effective sidelining of Manafort and his strategy to temper Trump's message and the candidate, in an attempt to woo middle-ground voters turned off by his abrasive, insulting manner. On Monday, in response to an earlier media report that carried the allegations, he issued a statement in which he said he had "never received a single "off-the-books cash payment" as " reported " by the 'The New York Times , ' nor have I ever done work for the governments of Ukraine or ... (more...)
Paralympics faces 'major budget cuts' for Rio Games
- August 20, 2016

The organisers are already almost three weeks late in paying travel grants to national Paralympic committees, which could mean some of the poorer nations do not send teams at all. Brazil's interim president Michel Temer insists the Rio Games are running smoothly and that the event is successful. Despite the cuts, Craven attempted to stay positive on Friday about the upcoming Games - focusing much of his statement on the athletes instead of the budget. (more...)
Zach Johnson takes first-round lead at John Deere
- August 20, 2016

From just up the road in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, the two-time major champion shot a 6-under 65 on Thursday, leaving him two strokes behind leader Andrew Loupe in the suspended first round. Bodenhamer, the USGA's senior managing director of rules, competitions & equipment standards. "I can point to five great things and five bad things and that's why I'm even", he said. (more...)
Sprint (S), T-Mobile (TMUS) Announce Unlimited Data Plans, Twitter Drama Ensues
- August 20, 2016

Despite the claims of simplicity, ONE has a lot of variables and additional charges. It costs $70 per month for a single user and $40 per line for a four-line family plan. In general, it would seem that Sprint Unlimited Freedom is a better deal compared with T-Mobile One. Two additional lines will cost the customer $40 each while a fourth line will be given free of charge. (more...)
Lopez, Werth help Nationals beat Braves Lopez, Werth help Nationals beat Braves
- August 20, 2016

The skidding Braves need their All-Star to be at his best. Lopez struck out 11 over seven innings as the Nationals routed the Braves 8-2 on Thursday night, improving to 9-1 against them this season. Braves relievers began the night with a 4.69 ERA, second-worst in the majors. The Nationals have won seven of his nine starts against ATL. Teheran, who missed three because of a lat strain, is a misleading 3-9 and still looking for his first victory at home, where he is 0-5. (more...)
Former FIFA president Joao Havelange dies at the age of 100
- August 20, 2016

Havelange was predecessor to Sepp Blatter at world football's governing body, serving from 1974 to 1998. He also resigned from the International Olympic Committee in December 2011 after 48 years on similar grounds. All three were subsequently swept up in corruption investigations by Swiss and US authorities last year that also brought the end of Blatter's 17-year presidency. (more...)
Citigroup Maintains Sunedison Semiconductor Ltd to Sell with Price Target $5.50 Citigroup Maintains Sunedison Semiconductor Ltd to Sell with Price Target $5.50
- August 20, 2016

Analysts projected the maximum potential price target of $13 however minimum reachable price target is $5.5 expected by them, according to WSJ data. In case of Revenue Estimates, 3 analysts have provided their consensus Average Revenue Estimates for SunEdison Semiconductor Limited as 193.53 Million. (more...)
Dollar weakens on uncertain Fed stance
- August 20, 2016

South Korea's Kospi also surrendered earlier increases to slip 0.1 per cent, on track for a 0.1 per cent weekly gain. Market participants interpreted the minutes as moderately positive for risk-taking, with the Fed remaining divided on the timing of the next hike. (more...)
Build to last programme helps Balfour Beatty cut losses Build to last programme helps Balfour Beatty cut losses
- August 20, 2016

Almost two years after Balfour Beatty began shovelling out the detritus that threatened to topple its structure, the City has heralded the first signs of the construction giant's corporate makeover. The underlying profit from continuing operations was 5 million pounds, compared to loss of 120 million pounds last year, primarily due to losses within Construction Services being substantially lower at 60 million pounds, compared to 209 million pounds last year. (more...)
Dividend Stock To Monitor: Digital Realty Trust Inc. (NYSE:DLR) Dividend Stock To Monitor: Digital Realty Trust Inc. (NYSE:DLR)
- August 20, 2016

Previously on 8/08/2016, RBC Capital reported about Federal Realty (NYSE:FRT) upped the target price from $130.00 to $140.00. The prior close of the stock price is recorded at $77.33. 03/01/2016 - Arbor Realty Trust had its "market perform" rating reiterated by analysts at JMP Securities. They now have a Dollars 145 price target on the stock. (more...)
Mobile And Sprint's 'Unlimited' Data Plans Have Limits After All
- August 20, 2016

T-Mobile has announced that it will be offering unlimited data on its smartphone plans with T-Mobile ONE, the plans will also come with unlimited talk and text. The new plan, T-Mobile One, is the carrier's 12th "Un-carrier" campaign, which offer benefits partly created to get customers to leave their carrier and join T-Mobile. (more...)
Louisiana flood: Gov. asks for volunteers in historic deluge
- August 20, 2016

Officials said 40,000 homes have been impacted by the floods and more than 8,000 people were in shelters. Terri Ricks, deputy secretary for the Department of Children and Family Services, which helps organize local sheltering efforts, said the state is talking with parishes about possibly running a long-term shelter to give people a place to stay while they fix and rebuild. (more...)
DC Area Hotels Among Those That Had Credit Card Processor Hacked
- August 20, 2016

The company said that customers who made card purchases via point-of-sale terminals at food and beverage outlets at HEI properties might be affected. The malware affected 12 Starwood hotels, six Marriott International properties, one Hyatt hotel and one InterContinental hotel. (more...)
Skelton Wins Britain's 1st Gold in Individual Jumping at 58 Skelton Wins Britain's 1st Gold in Individual Jumping at 58
- August 20, 2016

The 58-year-old and his ride, Big Star , were among six combinations that jumped off against the clock after double clear rounds earlier in the day. An elated Skelton said: "I would say today he ( Big Star ) was absolutely awesome". The 2008 gold medalist and final rider to go, Lamaze jumped a quick round on the mare Fine Lady but knocked over a rail. GB's equestrian team finished their Rio campaign with two gold medals for Skelton and dressage star Charlotte Dujardin - plus a silver for ... (more...)
Sindhu raises India's hope for a first gold Sindhu raises India's hope for a first gold
- August 20, 2016

It's going to be a good match. Gilchrist has also encouraged the initiative to popularise the game in the United States and other parts of the world after India and the West Indies are scheduled to play two-match Twenty20 global series in Florida later this month. (more...)