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Gary Makes Bid For Amazon's Second Headquarters In NYT Ad Gary Makes Bid For Amazon's Second Headquarters In NYT Ad
- September 19, 2017

Amazon said it is seeking "a metropolitan areas with more than one million people, a stable and business-friendly environment, urban or suburban locations with the potential to attract and retain strong technical talent and communities that think big and creatively when considering locations and real estate options". (more...)
Dollar touches eight-week high against yen as Fed meets Dollar touches eight-week high against yen as Fed meets
- September 19, 2017

However the USA central bank could give indications on when it plans to begin unwinding its balance sheet, as well as on any future interest rate decisions. Singapore stocks jumped on Monday, tracking gains in Asia following a record-breaking Wall Street session, as investors shrugged off the latest North Korean missile test and hoped for a peaceful resolution. (more...)
Reading the Tea Leaves for Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (WBA) Reading the Tea Leaves for Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (WBA)
- September 19, 2017

Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc .'s insider ownership stands at 13.6 percent, while its insider transaction is 0 percent. Flagship Harbor Advisors LLC lifted its holdings in shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance by 0.5% during the first quarter. (more...)
Stock Jumping Abnormally High: Comcast Corporation (CMCSA) Stock Jumping Abnormally High: Comcast Corporation (CMCSA)
- September 19, 2017

Moreover, Banc Funds Co Llc has 0.46% invested in the company for 711,956 shares. It has outperformed by 12.26% the S&P500. Short interest increased 21,186,493 over that period. The company has market cap of 458.66 million GBP. The Company's divisions are Technical Services and Support Services. Washington Trust Bancshares has 0.12% invested in Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) for 7,885 shares. (more...)
U.S. stocks close higher ahead of Fed meeting
- September 19, 2017

USA stocks opened higher on Friday, with major indexes trading at or near records as concerns over the political situation with North Korea appeared to ease. Rates are forecast to stay on hold, but traders will be looking hints if more hike are coming later in the year. However, a stronger-than-expected rise in consumer prices in August triggered a more than 50 percent rise in the odds of a December rate hike, according to CME Group's FedWatch tool. (more...)
Donald Trump's Twitter 'Follow' List Is as Bad as You Think Donald Trump's Twitter 'Follow' List Is as Bad as You Think
- September 19, 2017

The hackers also breached the Democratic National Committee's email server, according to some accounts . "And usually we don't need it". In a statement after the interview, Clinton's spokesman Glen Caplin told CNN Clinton has "said repeatedly the results of the election are over but we have to learn what happened ". (more...)
Wall Street Started on a Stronger Note on September 18
- September 19, 2017

Investors are far from persuaded the Fed will move on rates again this year, with a December change put at less than a 50 percent probability in the futures market. In fresh deal news, shares of Orbital ATK soared, up 20.1 percent as of 2.09pm in NY after Northrop Grumman said it agreed to buy the missile and rocket maker for about US$7.8 billion in cash. (more...)
Global stocks rally on easing tensions before Fed Global stocks rally on easing tensions before Fed
- September 19, 2017

While the Fed's quantitative easing program was a pillar of the USA stock market's march from then-12-year lows on the S&P 500 in 2009 to current record-high levels, winding it down is not expected to produce a major market reaction on the downside. (more...)
Airlines Make Changes Ahead of Hurricane Maria Airlines Make Changes Ahead of Hurricane Maria
- September 19, 2017

Hurricane Maria was about 15 miles (25 km) east-southeast of Dominica, with maximum sustained winds of 160 miles per hour (260 km per hour), the NHC said in its latest advisory. Gov. Ricardo Rossello said officials had prepared about 450 shelters with a capacity for almost 68,000 people - or even 125,000 in an emergency. US Virgin Islands and British Virgin Islands: Both island chains suffered severe damage from Irma and President Donald Trump declared a state of emergency for the US ... (more...)
Ryanair CEO takes rap for costly cancellations 'cock up' Ryanair CEO takes rap for costly cancellations 'cock up'
- September 19, 2017

Seeking to halt a decline in performance figures, Ryanair has taken the unusual step of announcing plans to cancel between 40 and 50 flights per day until the end of October "to improve its system-wide punctuality which has fallen below 80 percent in the first two weeks of September". (more...)
Anna Faris heads to the Emmys following split from Chris Pratt Anna Faris heads to the Emmys following split from Chris Pratt
- September 19, 2017

In a purple Marc Jacobs gown, Anna Faris is headed to the Emmys , marking her first red carpet appearance since announcing her separation from husband Chris Pratt on August 6. The couple was married for eight years. In a statement released on Pratt's Facebook page, the actor said: 'Anna and I are sad to announce we are legally separating. (more...)
Lidl is UK's fastest growing supermarket Lidl is UK's fastest growing supermarket
- September 19, 2017

According to Nielsen, Tesco's market share has dropped to 27.5% in the 12 weeks ended September 9, from 27.7% for the comparable period ended September 10, 2016. While the discounters experienced a good period, 98% of households shopped in at least one of the big four retailers over the three-month period. Due to a strategic move away from temporary promotions, only 35 per cent of consumer spend is now on promoted items at Sainsbury's , compared to last year's figure of 41 per cent, which ... (more...)
Wisconsin Gov. Walker Signs $3 Billion Foxconn Incentive Deal Wisconsin Gov. Walker Signs $3 Billion Foxconn Incentive Deal
- September 19, 2017

Foxconn must commit to investing at least $10 billion in the facility and employ at least 13,000 workers. Republican Governor Scott Walker signed the controversial deal into law on Monday. The annual payout to Foxconn will be between $200 million and $250 million, according to the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation. Walker also thanked the Milwaukee Bucks, and Bucks president Peter Feigin was in attendance. (more...)
Auckland fuel supply issue Auckland fuel supply issue
- September 19, 2017

BARNZ's executive Director, Justin Tighe-Umbers, says, "Airlines are now doing everything they can to save and conserve fuel, given the fuel rationing put in place by the oil companies". It will fill up with fuel, then return to Auckland, in preparations for further long haul operations. On Monday evening Air New Zealand said it was not hitting the target, forcing more flights to be cancelled. (more...)
Pound Attains Highest since Brexit Vote after Speech by BoE Official Pound Attains Highest since Brexit Vote after Speech by BoE Official
- September 19, 2017

Britain's FTSE 100 rose slightly to trade up 0.4 percent after the drop in the pound. The pound rose as much as 3.3% last week, jumping over four cents to $1.36 on the back of hawkish messages from the BoE and Gertjan Vlieghe, one of the Bank's rate-setters normally considered a dove. (more...)
Hurricane Maria Pummels Caribbean Island Of Dominica As Category 5 Storm
- September 19, 2017

Those extreme gusts are why Hurricane Maria could be a potentially catastrophic hurricane for Puerto Rico . U.S. Virgin Islands Governor Kenneth Mapp said Maria was due to pass late Tuesday night or early Wednesday within 10 miles of the island of St. (more...)
Analyst Scores Summary: ILG, Inc. (ILG), The Coca-Cola Company (KO) Analyst Scores Summary: ILG, Inc. (ILG), The Coca-Cola Company (KO)
- September 19, 2017

Mutual of Omaha Bank Wealth Management's holdings in Coca-Cola Company (The) were worth $4,794,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, October 2nd. (more...)
Donald Trump's awkward handshake with wife Melania Donald Trump's awkward handshake with wife Melania
- September 19, 2017

Speaking at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland, Trump says he's more confident than ever, after seeing the military hardware on base, that US options for addressing the threat from North Korea "are both effective and overwhelming". Nothing like a firm handshake and false civilities to declare to his wife how much we love him, " joked another". There was of course, that highly publicised time when the pair were walking across the tarmac in Tel Aviv, and Melania slapped away her husband's ... (more...)
Already battered, Carribean islands face Hurricane Maria Already battered, Carribean islands face Hurricane Maria
- September 19, 2017

The storm is now moving toward the Caribbean at 19 miles per hour, according to the National Hurricane Center . Jose will probably be downgraded to a tropical storm as it comes close to Massachusetts Wednesday - threatening shipping and real estate along the East Coast - before veering farther out into the Atlantic, the U.S. (more...)
Federation Internationale de Football Association 18: Every Man Utd Player Ratings Federation Internationale de Football Association 18: Every Man Utd Player Ratings
- September 19, 2017

Rooney, United's all-time highest goal scorer, had Everton's best opportunity to score a goal when he sent Cuco Martina scampering down the right flank and then burst forward in search of the return ball. With goal-shy Southampton and Crystal Palace next on United's PL fixture list, there's no reason to believe their dominance won't continue throughout September, but how will their electric start be represented in Federation Internationale de Football Association 18? "They gave us difficulty ... (more...)

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