Economy

NMC Health PLC (NMC) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts

The firm has "Buy" rating by Jefferies given on Friday, October 14. 01/06/2017 - LondonMetric Property had its "Hold" rating reiterated by analysts at Jefferies. Kopp Investment Advisors Llc, a Minnesota-based fund reported 123,267 shares. Among 24 analysts covering AT&T Inc. The firm earned "Equal Weight" rating on Thursday, February 25 by Barclays Capital. [Full Article...]

DLA Piper-Led Store Capital Gets $377M Berkshire Investment

DLA Piper-Led Store Capital Gets $377M Berkshire Investment Berkshire's other investments tied to real estate include HomeServices of America, the second-largest US residential real estate brokerage, and Clayton Homes, which makes manufactured housing. Store Capital shares slid this past spring after the company reported disappointing earnings. Berkshire "saw an opportunity to invest at an attractive price, and they believe in us". [Full Article...]

Amazon To Acquire Whole Foods Market For $13.7 Billion

Amazon To Acquire Whole Foods Market For $13.7 Billion So news that Amazon has bought United States supermarket chain Whole Foods for $13.4bn is interesting but perhaps not surprising. With now hundreds of physical stores, Amazon has moved form being an online retailer into brick and mortar. [Full Article...]

The impossibility of Sean Spicer's job, in one word: 'mean'

The impossibility of Sean Spicer's job, in one word: 'mean' Jim Acosta , the White House correspondent for the cable news network, challenged Mr Spicer after the White House representative admonished the reporter while he was trying to ask a question on healthcare. Yingst asked after Acosta brought up the subject again. Spicer responded that "some days we will have them, some days we won't". "I wish it were". In addition, some outlets - particularly ... [Full Article...]

For the First Time, Republicans Split On Same-Sex Marriage

Same-sex parents across the country will now both be listed on their children's birth certificates, thanks to a Supreme Court decision. It's helpful in other cases where states might try to say that they are allowing same-sex couples to marry but they still want to deny some of the rights of marriage to same-sex couples. [Full Article...]

Peel Hunt Reaffirms Buy Rating for SIG plc (SHI)

Stillwater Cap Advisors Limited Liability Co stated it has 0.08% in AT&T Inc. Ameriprise Finance Incorporated has invested 0% of its portfolio in Smith & Nephew plc (LON:SN). Liontrust Asset Management PLC had 49 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Thursday, February 16 the stock rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with "Neutral". [Full Article...]

Uber knew fired exec had info at center of Google theft case

Uber knew fired exec had info at center of Google theft case About five major Uber investors forced the CEO to do so for the company continue to garner bad reputation over time. His resignation came barely seven days after Uber CEO Travis Kalanick announced that he will take an indefinite leave of absence . [Full Article...]

A new platform for Whole Foods? How deal could upend grocery

A new platform for Whole Foods? How deal could upend grocery For starters, the move helps Amazon expand into an industry that has eluded them for some time . It provides the world's largest cloud infrastructure, its television shows have won 11 Emmys in two years, it's a global leader in tablet sales (behind only Apple and Samsung), its work in artificial intelligence is competitive with Google and IBM, and it operates the world's most-watched live v... [Full Article...]

Russian Federation cancels diplomatic meeting in wake of USA sanctions

Russian Federation cancels diplomatic meeting in wake of USA sanctions At that point, the outlines of the Russian assault on the USA election were increasingly apparent. A new report reveals that officials under former President Obama feel that the administration "choked" on handling Russian Federation because of overconfidence in a Hillary Clinton election victory. [Full Article...]

Big banks clear Fed's stress test

Big banks clear Fed's stress test For the third year in a row, all of America's 34 largest lenders were found to have sufficient capital buffers to pass the annual stress tests enacted by President Obama after the financial crisis. U.S. unemployment would rise to 10 per cent, accompanied by a 35 per cent drop in commercial real estate prices and pressures on corporate loan markets as well. [Full Article...]

Trump to announce plan to stop cash flow to Cuban military

Moscow said Trump's policy changes showed that "anti-Cuban discourse is still widely in demand". While campaigning past year in Miami, which is home to a large Cuban-American population, Trump pledged to reverse Obama's efforts to normalize relations with Cuba unless it met certain "demands", including granting Cubans religious and political freedom, and releasing all political priso... [Full Article...]

Mission MLA Steve Thomson elected Speaker of the BC Legislature

Mission MLA Steve Thomson elected Speaker of the BC Legislature Aboriginal Relations Minister John Rustad will assume the job of Forests Minister with Thomson's departure. NDP Leader John Horgan made reference to Thomson's rugby past. Normally, the Speaker does not vote on legislation. Traditionally, the Speaker has been the non-partisan referee of the chamber, enforcing the rules and ensuring all MLAs get appropriate time to speak. [Full Article...]

Kushner arrives to try for Israeli-Palestinian breakthrough

Kushner arrives to try for Israeli-Palestinian breakthrough Jason Greenblatt , Mr Trump's worldwide envoy, arrived on Monday. U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley, who has accused the Security Council of "bashing Israel", called on the body to address the threat of Hamas . "Something is happening, but I can't say peace is around the corner". Israel says the so-called "Martyrs' Fund" provides an incentive for Palestinian violence. [Full Article...]

Ivanka Trump says administration will ease burden of child care costs

Ivanka Trump says administration will ease burden of child care costs Joni Ernst, South Carolina Sen. "Just left a productive meeting on the Hill to discuss issues affecting American working families, including childcare & paid family leave!" she wrote. "It's so important to have Ivanka Trump use her platform to shine a light on the challenges working families face", said Fischer. Trump has three children and is often credited with pushing her father to prio... [Full Article...]

Foreign investors bet billions on China blue-chips joining MSCI index

United States index provider MSCI said on Tuesday it would add mainland Chinese stocks to its global emerging markets benchmark index, after having declined to do so for the past three years. Kim Jung-hyun, an analyst at IBK Securities, expected the Korean stock market to see a possible outflow of more than 24 trillion won in the long term if China's inclusion into the index is completed. [Full Article...]

Armed man rams vehicle into police van in Paris

Interior Ministry spokesman Pierre-Henry Brandet says the driver whose auto exploded as he tried to ram a police vehicle is "most probably" dead. Interior Minister Gerard Collomb said the man was killed after an attempted attack on a police convoy. [Full Article...]

Doctors: Scalise remains critical, but 'excellent recovery' possible

Doctors: Scalise remains critical, but 'excellent recovery' possible Although Scalise was able to talk while lying injured on the ball field, he had gone into shock by the time he was transported by helicopter to the hospital and arrived "in critical condition with an imminent risk of death", Sava said. The shooter was identified as James T. Hodgkinson , a 66-year-old home inspector from IL. "In Washington we have our disagreements, but we all agree that we are ... [Full Article...]

How major USA stock market indexes fared on Wednesday

How major USA stock market indexes fared on Wednesday Analysts said lacklustre data on USA homebuilder sentiment and industrial production dented confidence in light of the Federal Reserve's decision on Wednesday to raise the benchmark lending rate for the third time in six months, and signal an additional hike later this year. [Full Article...]

Sarah Sanders: Donald Trump Has 'No Intention' of Firing Robert Mueller

House Russia probe leader Michael Conaway, a Texas Republican, and Rep. Adam Schiff, the investigation's top Democrat, were set to meet with former Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson - just a few days after Senate investigators interviewed him. [Full Article...]

Uber CEO to take leave, leadership team to run company

Uber CEO to take leave, leadership team to run company The review, undertaken by United States lawyer Eric Holder , essentially takes as read that Uber has significant problems with its workplace culture and offers 10 detailed recommendations on how to fix it. The company released the report moments after Kalanick's temporary leave was announced , detailing 47 separate suggestions to improve the company's culture-the first of which begins, "Revi... [Full Article...]


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