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Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY) Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY)
- October 23, 2016

The Closing Price of the stock before earnings was $61.02 while on the Next day the stock closed its trading session at $60.48 with a percentage change of -0.88% from the price of 61.02 before Earnings. The company had revenue of $4.90 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $4.60 billion. The biopharmaceutical company reported $0.69 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.66 by $0.03. (more...)
Clinton campaign considered Apple CEO Tim Cook for Vice President
- October 23, 2016

The email, apparently sent by campaign chairman John Podesta on March 17, named the two tech titans alongside 37 other people as "a first cut of people to consider for VP". Among the potential running mates were Bill and Melinda Gates, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders and Apple's Tim Cook . Former presidential candidate and Florida Sen. (more...)
A massive tobacco deal is about to go down A massive tobacco deal is about to go down
- October 23, 2016

British American Tobacco (BAT) said Friday it was seeking to buy a stake of 57.8 percent in Reynolds American for about $47 billion (43 billion euros). Reynolds American (NYSE:RAI) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, October 19th. The $56.50 per share offer represents a almost 20% premium over RAI's Thursday closing price of $47.17. (more...)
Lynx coach Cheryl Reeve livid about officiating after WNBA Finals loss
- October 23, 2016

Almost an hour after the final buzzer, Candace Parker still had to take a deep breath when asked how to describe the final moment of the title game. All season, the Lynx were in position to achieve those historic goals. Throughout her career, Parker has often faced criticism and questions about her lack of a ring. The Sparks outscored the Lynx in the second half 49-42. (more...)
Inland monthly job growth slows but drift is positive
- October 23, 2016

Clay county had a rate of 4.5 percent, followed by Duval County (4.9), Flagler (5.5) and Putnam (6.1). The was virtually unchanged from August's rate of 3.6 percent. But the region's unemployment rate dropped to 6.2 percent, down from a revised 6.6 percent in August and the year-ago rate of 6.3 percent, EDD figures show. (more...)
Deputy's death marks 4th California officer slain in 2 weeks
- October 23, 2016

Hopkins entered the property of Jack Lee Breiner, 47, to investigate the call and, according to a preliminary investigation, was shot by Breiner and instantly died, the Modoc County Sheriff's Office said in a statement. His death comes after two Palm Springs police officers were shot and killed October 8 during a domestic disturbance call and after a Los Angeles County sheriff's sergeant was gunned down October 6 in the high desert town of Lancaster while answering a burglary call. (more...)
British Prime Minister Theresa May Concedes Need For Brexit Commons Debate
- October 23, 2016

The present British administration presented on Wednesday an amendment to the motion of the Labor Party demanding Parliament to debate government plans to leave definitely tghe group of 28. British lawmakers are debating the government's Brexit plans Wednesday. May has come under pressure to break with her policy of refusing to give a "running commentary". (more...)
Donald Trump Says He Would Block AT&T-Time Warner Merger as President
- October 23, 2016

And regulators have lately been wary of consolidation causing and competition reducing deals between mega corporations. The deal would be one of the biggest in the sector in recent years as telco's attempt to consolidate content and distribution to gain subscribers as they leave traditional pay-TV offerings in exchange for online content. (more...)
Singapore closes, fines bank for Malaysian 1MDB Fund links Singapore closes, fines bank for Malaysian 1MDB Fund links
- October 23, 2016

It also cited the improper conduct of the Singapore branch manager and a "persistent and severe lack of understanding of MAS' AML requirements and expectations". MAS' inspections did not find pervasive control weaknesses within these banks. We are disappointed we did not do more to detect and report this earlier.... (more...)
Clinton's Lead Over Trump Widens In New York Clinton's Lead Over Trump Widens In New York
- October 23, 2016

If the hard core of Trump's support demobilizes in disgust in 2017, it would give Ryan some breathing space to pick his battles with the Clinton administration. What's going to happen to the Republican Party after November 8? He cares about himself. Chuck Schumer, who is set to succeed retiring Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada in January. (more...)
Freeland, more hopeful about saving Canada-EU free trade deal Freeland, more hopeful about saving Canada-EU free trade deal
- October 23, 2016

Failure to strike a deal with such a like-minded country as Canada would call into question the EU's ability to forge other deals and undermine a bloc already battered by Britain's vote to leave and disputes over the migration crisis. - The EU has a population of more than 500 million and a nominal GDP of nearly $18 trillion. The French-speaking southern Belgian region is the holdout in approving the deal. (more...)
Woman Dragged, Killed by MTA Bus in Lower Manhattan Woman Dragged, Killed by MTA Bus in Lower Manhattan
- October 23, 2016

The driver stopped, and remained at the scene as emergency personnel responded. Initially the bus driver couldn't believe the gravity of the situation, telling passengers it must be a Halloween joke, CBS2's Magdalena Doris reported. The driver exited and found the woman under the bus, police said. They say she has died. "And then he got back on the bus and started driving, and then the cop stopped him and we just kept walking". (more...)
UK Cabinet to issue preferred airport expansion option next week
- October 23, 2016

We should not be surprised when it comes to a decision of expanding Heathrow or Gatwick . As not a single member of the Cabinet is objecting to the expansion of rival Gatwick, No.10's announcement was seen as the strongest signal yet that Heathrow would now get the green light. (more...)
Trump's newest misstep: turning his attention to Michelle Obama
- October 23, 2016

At his rally Thursday, Trump still confidently predicted victory next month. Brinkman, from New Orleans, said she is donating half of the proceeds to reproductive healthcare provider Planned Parenthood, which Trump opposes because it offers abortions. (more...)
California unemployment rate unchanged at 5.5 percent
- October 23, 2016

The national unemployment rate increased in September from 4.9 to 5 percent. "Another highlight from this month's jobs numbers is the fact that our manufacturing employment is nearing pre-recession levels", said Fitzgerald Washington, Secretary of the Alabama Department of Labor. (more...)
Clinton camp preparing for possibility Trump won't concede
- October 23, 2016

Trump took the quote out of context, and instead interpreted it as an attack against Hillary Clinton, which it was not, according to Politifact . While Clinton's campaign has long focused on maintaining pathways to cross the threshold of 270 electoral votes, it's now looking to capture an expanded number of states that could also help determine control of the Senate - including Republican-leaning Arizona. (more...)
After PM Modi's 'Mothership Of Terrorism' Remark, China Defends Pakistan
- October 23, 2016

Pakistan calls upon the worldwide community and especially the BRICS Leaders to ask India to stop bloodshed of Kashmiris immediately, release Kashmiri Leaders and thousands of Kashmiris taken away forcibly with their fate unknown and address the humanitarian crisis, caused by India through creation of shortage of basic amenities. (more...)
AT&T Will Buy Time Warner For More Than $80 Billion
- October 23, 2016

AT&T's broadband U-Verse service has another 5 million subscribers in the U.S. AT&T also still owns a huge wireless and landline phone business as well. A previous Time Warner blockbuster deal, its 2000 merger with AOL, is now considered one of the most ill-advised corporate marriages on record. Strangely enough, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump brought up the issue of media consolidation on Saturday, nothing that he would look to break up NBCUniversal and Comcast. (more...)
Local, state unemployment rates see year-to-year drop
- October 23, 2016

Unemployment in South Florida continued its decline from a year ago, and jobs were added in most sectors during September, the state said Friday. Compared with a year ago, however, the region gained 19,500 jobs, a 3 percent growth rate that exceeded the state's. (more...)
New suspicious item in UK subway probe 'not viable'
- October 23, 2016

Officers used a stun gun during the subsequent arrest in north London of a 19-year-old who was detained on suspicion of preparing terrorist acts and remains in custody. "As a precaution, properties within Tudor Road will be evacuated whilst the investigation takes place". He said: "Suddenly a policeman appeared on the touchline and said "Sorry, you are going to have to stop playing and get out of the park - we want to land some helicopters on the football pitch". (more...)

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