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Threshold Pharmaceuticals Inc.'s (THLD)
- September 07, 2016

The company has its Price to Sales (P/S) ratio of 1.24 where Price to Book (P/B) ratio of 3.1, Price to Cash Per share (P/C) of 0 and Price to Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) has a value of 0. During the 52-week period, the peak price level of the share was observed at $10.75; this is higher price of share and down price level of the share was seen at $4.08; this is lower price at which share is traded. (more...)
Hanjin bankruptcy puts global sea freight in turmoil Hanjin bankruptcy puts global sea freight in turmoil
- September 07, 2016

Hanjin plans to file for court protection in about 10 countries, including Canada, Germany and the United Kingdom, this week, and later expand that to 43 jurisdictions to protect its ships and other assets from being seized by creditors, South Korea's Financial Services Commission said Monday. (more...)
August Jobs Report: The Most Boring Economic Expansion Ever Keeps Being Boring
- September 07, 2016

August's 151,000 figure is just high enough "for a large majority of officials to support a September rate increase", Goldman's chief economist, Jan Hatzius, said in a report Friday. The for-hire truckload segment added 400 jobs in July and the LTL segment added 900 jobs in July, the latest month for which employment data is available for those segments. (more...)
Dollar falls, stocks rise after weak U.S. jobs data
- September 07, 2016

In contrast, there were job cuts in often better paying fields. Employers added 151,000 jobs in August, a modest gain after an increase of 275,000 in July, the most in eight months, and 271,000 in June. In addition, the Institute for Supply Management said on Thursday factory employment declined in August for a second straight month. Fed Chair Janet Yellen, who has had her sentiment for the progressive raising of rates held at bay by the jobs data. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy Note7 sale halted worldwide, to replace all sold units
- September 07, 2016

The decision follows reports in the USA and South Korea of the phone exploding during or after charging. Since late last month, several users have posted photos and videos on social media showing the charred Note 7 with part of its 5.7-inch touchscreen burnt and melted, saying it suddenly caught fire. (more...)
Christian Democrats come third in Merkel's home constituency Christian Democrats come third in Merkel's home constituency
- September 07, 2016

Merkel said she was "deeply dissatisfied with the outcome of the election ", conceding that campaigning had been dominated by the influx of one million asylum seekers to Germany previous year. "(Merkel and Erdogan) discussed German-Turkish relations, further implementation of the EU-Turkey (migrant) agreement and their mutual concerns about the ongoing Syrian civil war", the spokesman said. (more...)
Jio launch sees huge response; rates may be cut further
- September 07, 2016

Take, for example, a user in Mumbai who now pays ₹150 a month for making just voice calls with no data usage at all. During the launch event, Ambani revealed that the base XXS plan will cost only Rs. Ambani, whose father Dhirubhai turned the polyester and spice company he founded in 1965 into one of India's most profitable conglomerates, has marked out data mining as the family's next frontier. (more...)
Oil prices up in Asia on Russia-Saudi talks Oil prices up in Asia on Russia-Saudi talks
- September 07, 2016

On Tuesday, OPEC Secretary-General Mohammed Barkindo met Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh in Tehran. Falih and Novak agreed to act together to steady the market - but stopped short of an output freeze. Both countries' energy ministers are set to meet later this month at a meeting of the International Energy Forum in Algeria, and again at a meeting of the oil cartel OPEC in November, where they said they would further discuss their cooperation. (more...)
What's Enbridge Inc (USA) Upside After Reaching 52-Week High? What's Enbridge Inc (USA) Upside After Reaching 52-Week High?
- September 07, 2016

Brokerage firms on the average advocate the company shares as Overweight. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Enbridge from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Wednesday, July 13th. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, August 11th. This represents a $2.12 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.98%. (more...)
U.S. economy adds 151K jobs; unemployment rate steady at 4.9%
- September 07, 2016

The August figure is consistent with a simmering-down of payrolls growth so far this year as the economy slogs through a period of weak investment and some companies have difficulty finding workers. The 15-year fixed mortgage rate increased to 2.77 percent from 2.74 percent. The first month with better-than-even odds of a hike is December. Employment in other major industries, including construction, manufacturing, wholesale trade, retail trade, temporary help services, transportation and ... (more...)
Gold steady as weak United States jobs data cuts rate hike views Gold steady as weak United States jobs data cuts rate hike views
- September 07, 2016

United States shares inched higher and European shares rallied after the data gave the Fed more leeway to stand pat on interest rates, while the USA dollar later turned higher and longer-dated Treasury yields edged up. On Friday, Richmond Federal Reserve Bank President Jeffrey Lacker said the USA economy appears strong enough to warrant significantly higher interest rates. (more...)
Corps Won't Oppose Tribe's Request to Stop Work on Pipeline
- September 07, 2016

Stein, who is anti-war and advocates for clean energy, camped out with protesters Monday evening. Morton County Sheriff Kyle Kirchmeier says the primary goal is public safety, including for law enforcement. Pictures on social media do indicate injuries for the American Indian protesters. "This demolition is devastating". "We're still going to occupy each site", she said. (more...)
Police question person in fatal shooting at NYC carnival
- September 07, 2016

EMS units also responded and transported Poyau to Kings County Hospital, where she was pronounced dead. Also in the report, a 22-year-old woman and St. "I didn't know the gun was loaded". Investigators are now in contact with his distraught mother in an effort to speak with the friends he initially traveled to the event with. (more...)
Probe finds crashed Emirates airliner tried to go around Probe finds crashed Emirates airliner tried to go around
- September 07, 2016

Seconds after the Emirates flight from Thiruvananthapuram, with 300 people, slid along the runway at the airport in Dubau early last month, several passengers stood up from their seats and "grabbed their belongings" despite instructions to leave their bags behind, says an initial probe report released on Tuesday. (more...)
Hong Kong's Election Results Have Been Slammed in Mainland Chinese Media Hong Kong's Election Results Have Been Slammed in Mainland Chinese Media
- September 07, 2016

State-run newspaper China Daily listed in an op-ed Tuesday the legal mechanisms that could be used to "keep separatists out" of the Hong Kong legislature so that it may "conduct its meetings free from being annoyed by those advocating separatism". (more...)
Global dairy prices push higher in overnight auction Global dairy prices push higher in overnight auction
- September 07, 2016

The yield on the benchmark 10-year bond, which moves inversely to its price, rose 2-1/2 basis points to 2.335 percent, the yield on 7-year note also jumped 2-1/2 basis points to 2.040 percent and the yield on 5-year note climbed 1 basis point to 1.905 percent by 4:00 GMT. (more...)
Dakota Access Pipeline Company attacks indigenous protesters with dogs & pepper spray
- September 07, 2016

In a video uploaded by Democracy Now! He continued by saying that numerous witnesses had said the crowd of a few hundred protesters became violent within about five minutes. Magazine that "Of the 380 archeological sites that face desecration along the entire pipeline route, from North Dakota to IL, 26 of them are right here at the confluence of these two rivers", the Cannonball and the Missouri. (more...)
Pipeline Attorney: Crews Attacked Again Tuesday Pipeline Attorney: Crews Attacked Again Tuesday
- September 07, 2016

According to law enforcement, no arrests have yet been made. The tribe is looking to prevent the destruction of sacred and culturally significant sites in southern North Dakota, and its request came after Saturday's skirmish between pipeline workers and protesters. (more...)
Bill Cosby in Pennsylvania court with streamlined legal team
- September 07, 2016

During a hearing yesterday, Court of Common Pleas Judge Steven O'Neill in Norristown , Pennsylvania, set Cosby's trial for June 5, 2017, setting up what will likely be months of fiercely fought legal battles over the scope of evidence allowed at trial. (more...)
Brent Crude Futures Ease As Hope For Output Freeze Fades Brent Crude Futures Ease As Hope For Output Freeze Fades
- September 07, 2016

US crude, meanwhile, rose 39 cents, or 0.9 percent from Friday's settlement, to $44.83 per barrel. Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation agreed to form a working group to monitor the oil market, but "whether or not this so-called pact will eventually turn out to be something where both of these major oil producers will do something to limit production is a major question", said Dominick Chirichella, analyst at the Energy Management Institute, in a note. (more...)