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Apollo Investment Corp. (AINV) Releases Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.01 EPS
- November 12, 2016

National Securities restated a "neutral" rating and set a $6.00 price objective on shares of Apollo Investment Corp.in a research note on Wednesday. In a research note issued on Jan 11, 2016, analysts at Cantor Fitzgerald lifted the stock to Buy from Hold. (more...)
Climate Change and a Trump Presidency
- November 12, 2016

One issue that Trump and his allies will surely take on is the progress that the USA has made on climate change , especially after last year's historic Paris agreement . For Henry Dallal, photographer and author of "Addressing Climate Change ", the election of Trump comes as a bitter blow. "China can take the place of the United States if the United States withdraws", from a leading role on climate change , she said . (more...)
OnePlus 3 to get the sweet taste of Android Nougat this month
- November 12, 2016

The device seems to have a similar sort of a configuration as that of OnePlus 3. It features a snapdragon 820 processor coupled with 6 GB of RAM. According to the report , Android Nougat update will be pushed out via over-the-air (OTA) to all OnePlus 3s and OnePlus 2 smartphones by the end of the year. (more...)
ME approves recreational marijuana use
- November 12, 2016

Arizona's recreational marijuana ballot initiative failed, with 52% of voters opposing it . Decriminalization takes effect on January 1, 2017, and the state will begin licensing recreational stores the following year. Qualifying patients in Arkansas suffering from 17 specific medical conditions including cancer will be able to get relief with medical marijuana thanks to the passing of Issue 6. (more...)
Payet gets winner as France mark anniversary of attacks Payet gets winner as France mark anniversary of attacks
- November 12, 2016

West Ham midfielder Dimitri Payet scored the victor after setting up the equaliser in France's 2-1 victory over Sweden in a top-of-the-table clash as they opened up a three-point lead in World Cup qualifying Group A at Stade de France on Friday. (more...)
If Trump Withdraws US From Paris Climate Change Accord, What Will Happen?
- November 12, 2016

Less than a year ago amid great fanfare, the United States and almost 200 other countries adopted the world's first global climate pact, called the Paris Agreement. "This is obviously a setback, in part because we started so damn late and there's already quite a bit of damage, but this transition is underway and it's driven by a whole lot of things - human will, local policy, state policy, worldwide policy, technology development", K.C. (more...)
Trump likely to try to reverse Obama environment initiatives Trump likely to try to reverse Obama environment initiatives
- November 12, 2016

USA officials said on November 10 that President-elect Donald Trump can devastate Iran's nuclear deal with world powers by walking away from it as he has vowed to do. Tension eased when Khamenei approved the deal, fearing economic hardship might cause the collapse of the establishment. Please see our terms of service for more information. (more...)
University of Pennsylvania investigating racist 'lynching' group thread University of Pennsylvania investigating racist 'lynching' group thread
- November 12, 2016

Chidera Asiegbu, another student, also tweeted out images from a different group she said she was included in called "TRUMP IS LOVE" that used the N-word, called black students "slave" and other racist terms and included a picture of a Jim Crow-era lynching. (more...)
Leonid Meteor Shower Beginning Leonid Meteor Shower Beginning
- November 12, 2016

It's called the Leonids meteor shower because it appears to come from the Leo star constellation. Unfortunately, the waning (growing smaller) gibbous moon next Wednesday, evening (Nov. On average, the Taurid Meteor Shower only shows five to 15 meteors per hour at its peak. The Taurids enter the atmosphere slower than during other meteor showers, and they tend to be made of larger particles, which means they can create impressively bright fireballs in the sky. (more...)
Will American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) beat earning estimates again?
- November 12, 2016

DA Davidson initiated American Express Company (NYSE: AXP ) on Wednesday, January 13 with "Neutral" rating. American Express Company makes up approx 0.09% of Ipg Investment Advisors's portfolio.Capital One National Association reduced its stake in AXP by selling 446 shares or 2.24% in the most recent quarter. (more...)
Christie, Newly Demoted from Trump Transition Team, Faces Calls for His Impeachment
- November 12, 2016

Chris Christie to help prepare a transformative government ready to lead from day one", Trump said in a statement. Christie is among six vice-chairs. "To be honest, his victory was a shock to many of us also", one source close to Mr Trump told The Telegraph. (more...)
Seoul Says Trump Pledges Commitment To Defend South Korea
- November 12, 2016

Choi Soon-sil, whose friendship with the president dates back to the mid-1970s, is suspected of exercising undue influence for personal gains and meddling in state affairs from the shadows though she has no public position. But the opposition parties have rejected her request. The three aides are dubbed "three knobs of a door" that lead directly into President Park thanks to their longtime assistance. (more...)
Earnings Estimates Revision Trends: Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:SIRI)
- November 12, 2016

According to Zacks Investment Research , "Sirius XM Holdings Inc.is a radio broadcasting company". (NASDAQ: SIRI ) announced that Dave Ramsey, America's trusted voice on money and business, will bring his award-winning program "The Dave Ramsey Show" to SiriusXM. (more...)
Pakistan ratifies Paris agreement on climate change Pakistan ratifies Paris agreement on climate change
- November 12, 2016

The partnership of the two biggest greenhouse gas emitters helped get almost 200 countries to support the pact at the historic meet in France's capital. Underlining the importance of EU-China's strategic partnership in environmental area in the future, Leinen said both sides should take advantage of this abundant opportunity for further renewable energy development and cooperation. (more...)
Pakistan becomes 104th country to ratify Paris agreement on climate change
- November 12, 2016

With today's ratification, Pakistan has become 104th country to ratify the agreement, which entered into force earlier this month. So, for many , the climate meetings until then would have hardly made any sense. Many activists have long argued that government can not be counted on to lead on climate issues. The Convention sets a goal of avoiding "dangerous" man-made damage to the climate to avert more heat waves, downpours, floods, extinctions of animals and plants and rising sea levels. (more...)
Legendary singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen dead at 82
- November 11, 2016

In the statement announcing the death of the singer, " the family asks that you respect her privacy during her mourning". A cause for Leonard's death and exact date of his passing were not provided. "He's 82 and he's put on some very hard miles", Adam Cohen told NY magazine in the weeks before Darker's release. He was in deep pain from compression fractures in his spine and he had to sit in a big blue medical chair to ease that pain. (more...)
North Carolina KKK Holding Victory Parade For Donald Trump North Carolina KKK Holding Victory Parade For Donald Trump
- November 11, 2016

Emmy Rossum, an American actress and singer, also pointed out that that Trump has shamed those protesting against him but has not criticized the KKK celebrating him. The Republican Party nominee won North Carolina on his way to winning the presidency, defeating Clinton there by almost 5 percentage points. The parade is scheduled for December 3, according to the KKK website . (more...)
Samsung recalls 2.8 million exploding washing machines
- November 11, 2016

According to the company's website, Samsung has lowered its operating profit forecast from 7.7-7.9 trillion Korean won to 5.1-5.3 trillion Korean won, translating into a hit of a whopping 2.6 trillion Korean won or U.S. "This can occur when a high-speed spin cycle is used for bedding, water-resistant or bulky items and presents an injury risk to consumers", it added. (more...)
J.K. Rowling talks "Fantastic Beasts" sequel, characters
- November 11, 2016

Rowling, obviously, isn't one of them, saying Thursday at the world premiere of the film in NY that Depp has already done "incredible things" with the character, according to the BBC . It's one thing for Rowling to say that Dumbledore is gay in front of a crowd of fans, but it's another thing altogether for her to put her money where her mouth is and show one of modern fiction's most beloved characters in the actual Wizarding World canon. (more...)
(NYSE:JPM) topped earnings-per-share estimates 66% of the time
- November 11, 2016

The downgrade came out prior to the election results, but it's mostly a valuation call, so JPMorgan's (JPM +5.8%) big move today shouldn't sway David George and team. Whereas they predicted High and Low Earnings Estimate as $1.51 and $1.25 respectively. Here's how traders responded to JPM earnings announcements over the past few quarters. (more...)

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