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Faulty Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Phones Present E-Waste Recycling Issue, Opportunity
- October 26, 2016

Samsung has significantly lowered its profit forecast for the quarter thanks to recall costs and lost sales of the Note 7-down to about $4.6 billion from about $6.8 billion. The statement mentions that all Note 7 phones sold through USA carriers or retailers after August 2016 are included in the recall. Samsung may be taking a hit on the recall to the tune of (a number that's likely to balloon over time), but it points to a much larger problem with our smartphone obsession. (more...)
United States judge approves massive VW emissions settlement
- October 26, 2016

A U.S. court has approved Volkswagen's $15bn (12.3bn) settlement package for nearly half a million customers in America over the diesel emissions scandal. The scandal has affected VW Group's sales in the U.S. Through September, transactions were down almost 7 per cent compared to 2015 figures. Volkswagen is also the target of lawsuits in 16 USA states for additional claims that could also hike the company's overall costs. (more...)
Vodafone fine: Ofcom fine of £4.6m for breaching consumer protection rules Vodafone fine: Ofcom fine of £4.6m for breaching consumer protection rules
- October 26, 2016

Vodafone said it was confident its customers were already beginning to see the benefits of its investment in its new systems. Vodafone said it deeply regretted the failures and that it had refunded the vast majority of the affected customers, with all but 30 having been fully reimbursed or re-credited an average amount of £14.35. (more...)
Hyundai Motor executives to take voluntary 10 percent cut in wages Hyundai Motor executives to take voluntary 10 percent cut in wages
- October 26, 2016

Despite dwindling sales in the mid-size sedan segment, Hyundai will (most likely) offer the new model in the United States of America, though, at this time, we don't know if it will reveal the North American specification model this year in LA, or in 2017 at the Detroit (January) or New York (April) auto shows. (more...)
VW Begins Diesel Car Buybacks Under $15 Billion Emissions Settlement
- October 26, 2016

A judge in the US has approved Volkswagen's settlement program for its 2.0-liter models embroiled in the dieselgate scandal. The company said in April that it has set aside 18.2 billion dollars to cover the cost of the global scandal, which erupted in September 2015 when the United States environmental protection agency (EPA) said Volkswagen had fitted many of its cars with software to fool emissions tests. (more...)
Mattel Inc. (MAT) Downgraded by Vetr Inc. to "Buy"
- October 26, 2016

MKM Partners reiterated a hold rating and set a $33.00 target price on shares of Mattel in a research report on Tuesday, July 12th. The share price is now at -3.89% for the past six months. This represents a $1.52 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.64%. Mattel's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 146.16%. The stock was sold at an average price of $33.57, for a total value of $239,286.96. (more...)
Islamic State storms strategic town of Rutbah in Iraq counterattack
- October 26, 2016

Journalists were not being allowed into the town, which lies 12 kilometers to the northeast of Mosul. Iraqi Kurdish Peshmerga fighters fire a multiple rocket launcher from a position in Sheikh Ali. Friday's IS attack on the city of Kirkuk, 170km (105 miles) south-east of Mosul, now appears to be over, leaving at least 35 people dead and 120 wounded, according to medical sources . (more...)
Lloyds Banking Group plc's (LYG) Lloyds Banking Group plc's (LYG)
- October 26, 2016

The UK Retail Banking section offers banking and financial services, mortgages, and private banking services. The Insurance and Investments segment offers life assurance, pensions and savings products, general insurance, and fund management services. (more...)
Challenger bank CYBG confirms Williams & Glyn takeover talks Challenger bank CYBG confirms Williams & Glyn takeover talks
- October 26, 2016

However, the bank blamed the problem of creating a separate IT system at a cost of about £1.5bn for the delays in selling the business. Williams and Glyn consists of 307 Royal Bank of Scotland branches in England and Wales and NatWest branches in Scotland. (more...)
Genworth shares fall after agreeing to Chinese buyout offer
- October 26, 2016

Stock monthly performance is recorded as -18.86% while its performance in last one week is -4.01%. If you are selling a stock, you are going to get the bid price, if you are buying a stock you are going to get the ask price. The most optimistic analyst sees the stock reaching $5.25 while the most conventional predicts the target price at $3.00. A number of analysts rated the stock as well: 0 analysts believe that the stock is a STRONG BUY while 0 reported it as Buy.0 analysts assigned a HOLD ... (more...)
Donald Trump scales back big-dollar fundraising Donald Trump scales back big-dollar fundraising
- October 26, 2016

The Post described the move as "highly unusual" and "a serious blow to the GOP's effort to finance its get-out-the-vote operation before Election Day". "We continue to do fundraising with the party", he said. " We have big media buys, we have a terrific ground game ". "RNC spokeswoman Lindsay Walters said the organization "[continues] to fundraise for the entire GOP ticket". (more...)
Katherine Stone to auction her virginity at over £300000 Katherine Stone to auction her virginity at over £300000
- October 26, 2016

Inside Edition reports that Stone reached out to Dennis Hof , who owns multiple legal brothels in Nevada and has a reality TV show. She found the legal brothel on Facebook after the blaze in 2014. " I obviously value myself ". Hof himself has been heavily criticized, with some lambasting him for exploiting women in need. According to CNN , Hof employs over 500 women at his ranches in Nevada including about 30 every weeknight at the famous Moonlite Bunny Ranch. (more...)
Why AT&T wants Time Warner Why AT&T wants Time Warner
- October 26, 2016

The Wall Street Journal reported Saturday that the boards of AT&T and Time Warner were meeting to approve the deal . Despite their concern, a handful of antitrust experts said AT&T's bid for Time Warner would likely win USA antitrust approval and two thought there may not even be conditions put on it. (more...)
United Technologies Corporation, (NYSE:UTX), National-Oilwell Varco, (NYSE:NOV) United Technologies Corporation, (NYSE:UTX), National-Oilwell Varco, (NYSE:NOV)
- October 26, 2016

United Technologies Corp. updated its FY16 guidance to $6.55-6.60 EPS . There are 14 analyst numbers taken for consensus target. The firm is envisaging an EPS growth of 3.13% in the impending year with an EPS growth of over the next five years will be. (more...)
Liverpool Jurgen Klopp: A clean sheet - yippee!
- October 26, 2016

Rashford and fellow winger Ashley Young dropped deep in United's defensive phase and Liverpool were reduced to one sight of goal in the first half, De Gea catching Roberto Firmino's back-post header. We knew they would do this with the two No 8s they play. Another TV pundit, Martin Keown, agrees and "is unconvinced that Sturridge has a future as a striker in Jurgen Klopp's side after the 27-year-old seldom stretched the United defence at Anfield ", says the Daily Mail . (more...)
Trump takes one-point lead in Arizona, according to Monmouth poll
- October 26, 2016

During a White House news conference last week, Obama mocked Trump's suggestions that the election could be "rigged" against him, noting that national elections are de-centralized and members of both parties oversee the process. The operative and other sources spoke on condition of anonymity to more openly discuss the races. By the voter enthusiasm measure, though, Trump is plummeting. (more...)
Securities Analyst Recommendations: Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB), Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) Securities Analyst Recommendations: Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB), Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB)
- October 26, 2016

Analyst's Report Preview: Twitter, Inc. Jefferies Group reiterated a "hold" rating on shares of Schlumberger NV in a research note on Thursday, June 30th. Following the transaction, the chief financial officer now directly owns 153,335 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $12,831,072.80. (more...)
Truce Sighted In Yadav Family Feud
- October 26, 2016

Appearing cautious while replying to question, Mulayam said, "I will not make any single controversial statement". When a scribe sought to raise a query about Mulayam's cousin Ram Gopal whom he himself expelled on Monday for a period of six years, Mulayam shot back, "no one should listen to that man". (more...)
Here's how Tesla's new self-driving system will work
- October 26, 2016

According to Tesla , full self-driving capability will provide "a safety level substantially greater than that of a human driver". Instead of a single camera, the system now includes eight to allow for fully 360-degree vision. Musk also plans to showcase a Tesla vehicle making a cross-country trip, from Los Angeles to NY, in fully autonomous mode, by the end of 2017, the Wall Street Journal reported. (more...)
Judge OKs $15 billion Volkswagen emissions settlement
- October 26, 2016

District Court for the Northern District of California. "The bad news for VW is the settlement will put the Volkswagen name back in the news in an unfavorable light", Nerad continued. as well. The settlement releases legal claims from most of the 2-liter engine owners, but it doesn't affect larger 3-liter, six-cylinder diesels, which also cheated on tests. (more...)

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