Author: 0 International Monetary Fund raises global growth forecast, warns against protectionism

Economic activity is forecast to accelerate slightly this year in four of the ASEAN-5 economies: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, and Vietnam. This is below the Department of Finance's revised estimate of 4.3 per cent growth for 2017. The organisation attributes both this year's and 2018's marginal growth improvement to the rebound seen in commodity prices, the expansion of the country's electricity capacity as well as the effects of the drought dissipating.

Business GM Ignition Switches Appeal Smacked Down By SCOTUS
Author: 0 GM Ignition Switches Appeal Smacked Down By SCOTUS

The Supreme Court decision not to hear the appeal exposes GM to additional liability from the pre-bankruptcy cases, said University of Richmond law professor Carl Tobias. The justices declined to review a 2016 ruling by the New York-based 2nd US Circuit Court of Appeals that rejected General Motors' bid to block customer lawsuits related to crashes and diminished vehicle value because the plaintiffs had not been properly notified of the defect prior to the bankruptcy filing.

Author: 0 Stock markets rally with pro-business candidate ahead in French election

Surveys pointing to a clear Macron victory soothed investors who have been unnerved by Le Pen's pledges to ditch the euro, print money and possibly quit the EU. "That was disdainful towards the French people", Philippot said. Emmanuel Macron told his supporters: "In one year, we have changed the face of French politics".

Business Outage sent San Franciscans outside to play
Author: 0 Outage sent San Franciscans outside to play

A circuit breaker failure caused the fire that left almost 90,000 customers in San Francisco without electricity. PG&E said a series of outages began at 9 a.m. The first outage occurred at around 7:20 NY, when the power went down at the 7th Avenue and 53rd Street subway station, which sent a shockwave of significant delays out from the hub and into the rest of the subway system.

Author: 0 Softwood lumber duties expected from U.S. on Tuesday

The official said the tariff could go as high as 24 percent. US lumber producers, who are mostly based in the Northwest, have long complained that Canada unfairly subsidizes its lumber by selling wood from government land at low rates to Canadian lumber producers, leading to a loss of jobs in the United States.

Author: 0 Trump says only role for USA in Libya is defeating Islamic State

It's a very effective force we have. "A divided country and in conflict would make civility worse". Earlier Thursday North Korea's state run media reported Kim Jong Un threatening a "super-mighty preemptive strike" that could "immediately wipe out the US mainland".

Business Trump's Visa Target: Who Comes from Where?
Author: 0 Trump's Visa Target: Who Comes from Where?

Trump's stop at the world headquarters of Snap-on Inc. would come as the president faces an approval rating of just 41 per cent in Wisconsin, a state he barely won in November. "I'm rather confident, my friends, that if you turn it over, you'll see the inscription "Made in China" on the back of the executive order". Such a system may also level the playing field for applicants from countries other than India, whose technology outsourcing firms dominate the applicant pool each year, Lee said.

Author: 0 International Monetary Fund increases 2017 global growth forecast

The IMF upgrades Australian GDP to 3.1 percent for 2017, from 2.5 percent in 2016, and at 3 percent for 2018. The IMF lifted Japan's 2017 growth projection by 0.4 percentage point from January, to 1.2 per cent, while the euro zone and China both saw a 0.1 percentage point growth forecast increase to 1.7 per cent and 6.6 per cent, respectively.

Business Liverpool Suffers 2-1 Premier League Loss To Crystal Palace At Anfield
Author: 0 Liverpool Suffers 2-1 Premier League Loss To Crystal Palace At Anfield

After being felled for a free-kick he curled it up and over the heads of Benteke and co in the wall and into the far left corner. 1-0. "The recovery from [the first goal] is good". "I am anxious these lads can't reach this level when they don't have time to recover", he said. "We knew it was hard". "We scored a fantastic goal and more interesting situations and then out of nothing let them score ".

Business Express Scripts expects to lose biggest customer after 2019
Author: 0 Express Scripts expects to lose biggest customer after 2019

Anthem's contribution to Express Scripts' revenue has been increasing, from 14 percent in 2014 to 18 percent in the latest first quarter, in line with the company's expectation of a bigger contribution as the contract neared its end. Analysts expect earnings of $6.93 a share. TRADEMARK VIOLATION NOTICE: "Patten & Patten Inc". In an attempt to preserve the relationship, Express Scripts said it offered Anthem $3 billion in price breaks between now and the end of the contract.

Business American Airlines apologizes after video shows mom in tears
Author: 0 American Airlines apologizes after video shows mom in tears

Worth started recording, but video shared on Facebook shows a sobbing mother clutching a young child toward the front of the plane, asking employees to give back her stroller. bring it on". At one point in the clip, a concerned passenger, Tony Fierro , got up and approached the crying mother and other crew members. Popular Video You have to see this to believe it.

Business New video shows Dr Dao stay on flight to treat patients
Author: 0 New video shows Dr Dao stay on flight to treat patients

But the agreement doesn't sign away the right to sue if the airline treats a passenger in a manner that breaches the law. That passenger finally received a full apology Tuesday from Munoz, 48 hours after he was dragged off the plane with his glasses askew.

Business Ivanka Trump Clothes 'Mistakenly' Sold Under Different Label
Author: 0 Ivanka Trump Clothes 'Mistakenly' Sold Under Different Label

Trump's organization (which Ivanka still holds power over, despite its placement in a trust ). Ivanka Trump clothing was sold at discount retailer Stein Mart Inc. Business of Fashion reports about the odd label switcheroo, which occured at Florida-based chain Stein Mart . Adrienne Vittadini would also have to be aware that its label was on the clothing, she adds, to stay on the right side of fraud laws.

Business Mobile reports Q1 2017 results, adds another 1.1 million customers
Author: 0 Mobile reports Q1 2017 results, adds another 1.1 million customers

As the earnings date approaches, we can see that insider ownership is now 0.40% shares, and institutional ownership is at 35.80% for T-Mobile US, Inc. In other news, insider Thomas Christopher Keys sold 100,000 shares of the company's stock in a transaction on Friday, March 24th. News & Ratings Via Email - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for T-Mobile US, Inc.

Business Easter egg hunt at Millsite park draws a crowd
Author: 0 Easter egg hunt at Millsite park draws a crowd

The sun was shining for the annual Rockport Community Easter Egg Hunt hosted by the Rockport Division of the Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce. Attendees are asked to bring their own eating utensils and beverages as well as a dish to share. There are no traditional Easter egg hunts at Easter Eggstravaganza . "It is a lot of fun for the kids and it gets them out of the house and they can play with their friends while having a good time", she said.

Author: 0 US Bombing in Afghanistan Kills 36 ISIS Men, Including Man from Kerala

Wali said dozens of other villagers also came out of homes and later he went near the border, where he met with other residents. The strike was created to minimise the risk to Afghan and US forces conducting clearing operations in the area while maximising the destruction of IS fighters and facilities, said the US Forces-Afghanistan, which is part of NATO-led Resolute Support.

Author: 0 Albertson's targets Whole Foods for acquisition

As previously reported, Jana Partners' 13-D disclosure included an agenda of concerns it meant to raise with Whole Foods' management, one of which was initiating a review of strategic alternatives, "particularly in light of [its] apparent unwillingness to engage in discussions with third parties regarding such alternatives".

Author: 0 Wells Fargo has satisfactory 'living will' plan: Fed

On 4/19/2017, Evercore ISI released a statement about Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) upped the target price from $0.00 to $64.00 that suggested an upside of 0.23%. "It is our hope that our ongoing work to address these and other challenges in our business and our communities illustrates Wells Fargo's honest commitment to actively and authentically take action on the principles of corporate citizenship throughout our business", said Jon Campbell, Wells Fargo's director of Government and ...

Author: 0 Oil futures fall sharply after data shows U.S. gasoline build

USA gasoline stocks posted a counter-seasonal build of 1.5 million barrels, despite heavier refining activity. Oil prices dipped on Wednesday as bloated U.S. Outside the United States, a fall in Saudi output as part of its planned production cuts for the first half of this year lent the market some support.

Author: 0 Earnings on the Doorstep For SunTrust Banks, Inc

Finally, Credit Suisse AG boosted its position in shares of SunTrust Banks by 151.1% in the third quarter. MSI Financial Services Inc now owns 3,010 shares of the financial services provider's stock valued at $132,000 after buying an additional 1,199 shares during the period.

Business Oil slips as investors fret about rising US drilling
Author: 0 Oil slips as investors fret about rising US drilling

Crude oil rose 0.62 per cent to Rs 3,228 per barrel in futures market today as speculators engaged in creating speculative positions, taking positive cues from global markets. rig count for the 14th successive week. But rising USA drilling and production has tempered the bullish sentiment, with investors cutting bullish bets on rising ICE Brent crude futures and options by 9,811 contracts to 427,433 lots in the week to April 18.

Author: 0 Tesla to Double Number of EV Chargers at Stations

Tesla , based in Palo Alto, said it's also building bigger stations along its busiest routes and will add more than 1,000 Superchargers in California alone. The maps below show existing Supercharger sites in red, and planned sites in grey. Last year, Elon Musk linked those new solar installations to the upcoming next-gen "Tesla Supercharger V3" with over 350 kW power output.

Business Trump signs executive actions to review tax regulations, roll back Dodd-Frank
Author: 0 Trump signs executive actions to review tax regulations, roll back Dodd-Frank

President Donald Trump speaks during a swearing-in ceremony for Judge Neil Gorsuch as an associate justice of the Supreme Court in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, D.C., April 10. He added that the administration would ensure that tax cuts were deficit neutral by encouraging economic growth. "They'll be dancing in the streets and jumping for joy", Willens said.

Business Oil workers' strike triggers gasoline lines in Sri Lanka
Author: 0 Oil workers' strike triggers gasoline lines in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka has agreed with India to jointly develop and operate all oil tanks in the oil storage facility located in the port town of Trincomalee near the world's second deepest natural harbour. Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) General Secretary Duminda Dissanayake said the move is part of attempts by the Lankan government to sell state assets to foreign companies.

Author: 0 Fox Will Investigate Bill O'Reilly Harassment Claims, Says Lawyer

Bloom told Stelter that after learning of the investigation Friday, "I told them we really appreciate that and let's get going as soon as possible". The women's allegations, which the Times found date back to 2002, included complaints of verbal abuse, lewd comments, unwanted advances, and phone calls "in which it sounded as if Mr.

Author: 0 Trump administration says no USA trading partners manipulate currency

Designating a country as a currency manipulator doesn't immediately trigger any penalties, but it is seen by other governments as a provocation. Trump has informed that some of U.S.'s trading partners, mainly China, manipulated their currency but has since backed off that claim, and acknowledged China has not weakened the Yuan to make exports cheaper.

Author: 0 Opec chief sees oil producers near to re-balancing market

USA petrol stocks posted a counter-seasonal build of 1.5-million barrels, because of rising refining activity. On the other hand, the United Arab Emirates will reduce output by 139,000 barrels a day, Kuwait by 131,000 barrels a day and non-OPEC member Russian Federation will cut by as much as 300,000 barrels per day.

Author: 0 Trump Rips NBC, ABC Polls as 'Fake'

In contrast, 85 percent of Americans who voted for Hillary Clinton said they'd vote for her if the election were held today. Only 42 percent of Americans say they approve of the job Trump is doing, compared to 53 percent who disapprove, according to an ABC News/Washington Post poll released Sunday .

Author: 0 Facebook CEO Announces New AR Studio Development Platform

Zuckerberg also predicted the advent of augmented reality street art, and suggested that as technology makes people working in traditional jobs more productive, more and more people will contribute to society through the arts. Over the years the F8 conference tended to be more developer focused and about updates on the Facebook Messenger but this year more expanded updates have been added.

Author: 0 Weakening Methane Rule Would Come at Cost to Climate, Health

As for any plans to close the Chicago office, Robert Kaplan, the EPA's acting Region 5 administrator, called the reports "not true" and "pure speculation" in an email to employees. Chanting crowds weaved through streets of East Chicago on Wednesday near a Superfund site. The EPA workers union wants a separate meeting with Pruitt.

Business French stock futures soar after Macron election win eases 'Frexit' fears
Author: 0 French stock futures soar after Macron election win eases 'Frexit' fears

French voters flocked to the polls under heavy security on Sunday in the first round of a highly unpredictable presidential election seen as vital for the future of the ailing European Union. Conservative candidate François Fillon and Socialist candidate Benoît Hamon wasted no time endorsing Macron on Sunday night, though far-left candidate Jean-Luc Melenchon had yet to throw in the towel.

Business Cement multinational CEO resigns after Syria deals
Author: 0 Cement multinational CEO resigns after Syria deals

The book claims to detail how the company kept its cement operation running from 2011 to 2014 by making payments to armed militia factions that controlled regions near its operations. Before that, he served in a variety of executive roles at Lafarge and was executive vice president of operations from 2013. An independent internal inquiry found protection payments made to intermediaries to keep open the Jalabiya plant in northern Syria were not in line with its policies.

Author: 0 Bucks declaw Raptors; take 2-1 series lead

Dellavedova's hard-nosed defence has anxious the Raptors all series and in the second quarter of game three Lowry lost his cool with the Bucks' star and threw an elbow towards the Aussies' head. Especially after they showed in the first three games that they understood the importance of every game in a playoff series. "Their length is really disruptive, they're blitzing Kyle and DeMar in pick-and-rolls so you need someone to attack, loosen up the defense and re-attack on the kick-outs or ...

Business French Elections: Le Pen faces Macron in final round
Author: 0 French Elections: Le Pen faces Macron in final round

Most polls show Macron easily beating Le Pen in the second round. Macron, 39, who is seen as a political novice and is also the youngest ever French presidential hopeful, has become the favourite to be elected as France's next president.

Business Kansas City Southern profit jumps 36 pct as volumes rise
Author: 0 Kansas City Southern profit jumps 36 pct as volumes rise

Kansas City Southern (KCS) (KSU) stated first quarter 2017 revenues of $610 million, a boost of 8% over first quarter 2016. Several other hedge funds have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. and worldwide copyright legislation. The biggest institutional shareholders in Kansas City Southern include Vanguard Group Inc which owns 10 million shares in the company valued at $838.06 million.

Author: 0 US Treasury won't waive Russian Federation sanctions for oil companies

Exxon spokesman Alan Jeffers had no immediate comment on the statement . A waiver would allow Exxon to resume its joint venture with Russian oil giant Rosneft . So the U.S. Treasury Department granted Exxon an extension so it could finish the job. Under US Department of the Treasury rules, Exxon Mobil could resubmit its application if it provides additional information the government had not reviewed previously .

Author: 0 Phaneuf scores as Senators tie series

The Bruins meanwhile likely see this one as a must win game as they can ill afford to go back to Ottawa down 3-1 and for all of the hype surrounding this team coming into the series they haven't been able to capitalize on their opportunities in the offensive zone.

Business Anglo American share price rises as investors digest production report
Author: 0 Anglo American share price rises as investors digest production report

In South Africa, Anglo's Anglo American Platinum said refined platinum production rose 121 per cent to 576,900 ounces versus a year ago, when output was curtailed by a government-imposed safety stoppage at its Precious Metals Refinery. "De Beers' total sales volumes of 14.1 million carats reflected improved demand for lower value goods in stock at 31 December 2016", says Mark Cutifani, Anglo American Chief Executive Officer.

Business Halliburton gains from rising oil well completions in North America
Author: 0 Halliburton gains from rising oil well completions in North America

The institutional investor owned 10,450 shares of the oilfield services company's stock after selling 210 shares during the period. HAL has an average price target of $65.25, which is a further upside of 38.65%. The company logo of Halliburton oilfield services corporate offices is seen in Houston, Texas April 6, 2012. The number of shares now held by investors is 867.25 Million.

Business Are Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE:BDN) Shares Headed Higher?
Author: 0 Are Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE:BDN) Shares Headed Higher?

Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company. The stock's price switched up 5.52% 20-Days Simple Moving Average, added 7.03% from 50-Days Simple Moving Average and rose 14.47% from 200 Days Simple Moving Average.

Business In French Election, Established Politicians Are Out
Author: 0 In French Election, Established Politicians Are Out

The first presidential vote to be held while France is under a state of emergency and the first time no major party is in the runoff. As the first results appeared on huge television screens at 8 PM (1400 ET), some of the supporters of conservative challenger Francois Fillon screamed and swore as they realized the fate of their champion.

Author: 0 Kenny G. makes a smooth move with mid-air concert

Regardless of how you feel about the smooth jazz dynamo, this is pretty cool. Even better, it was all for a good cause. He'd agreed to walk up and down the aisle, tootling away, if passengers on the flight donated $2,000 to the charity Relay For Life .

Business House buyers face record average asking prices
Author: 0 House buyers face record average asking prices

At just over £313,000, this month's average asking price beats the previous record of £310,471 in June past year, Rightmove said. Rightmove said the annual pace of asking price growth generally has slowed, and is now at its lowest for four years.

Author: 0 Riyadh says oil output cut may be extended

While a number of producing nations have reached an initial deal to extend supply curbs past June, according to Saudi Arabia's energy minister, data showing rising us output is prompting concern that those reductions will be undermined. "I expect we will have an extension of the agreement", he said, adding that talks among all oil producers were ongoing. It was created to take nearly 1.8m barrels per day (bpd) of crude oil production offline and is due to expire towards the end of June.

Author: 0 The WisdomTree Investments (WETF) Earns Daily News Impact Rating of 0.14

They are projecting Next Quarter growth of 100%. (WETF) is $9.94/share according to the consensus of analysts working on the stock, with an expected EPS of $0.04/share for the current quarter. increased its stake in WisdomTree Investments by 2.6% in the third quarter. ShearLink Capital LLC bought a new position in WisdomTree Investments during the fourth quarter worth $7,163,000.

Business Centrist Macron vs. far-right Le Pen in fight to lead France
Author: 0 Centrist Macron vs. far-right Le Pen in fight to lead France

In a race that was too close to call up to the last minute, Macron, a pro-EU ex-banker and former economy minister who founded his own party only a year ago, had 23.9 percent of the votes against 21.4 percent for Le Pen, according to figures from the Interior Ministry with 96 percent of votes counted .

Author: 0 Croda International Plc's (CRDA) Outperform Rating Reiterated at Credit Suisse Group AG

In the prior 12 months Prudential PLC's stock price has increased by 0% from 0.00 to 1644.33. In the a year ago Prudential PLC's stock price has increased by 0% from 0.00 to 1644.33. Shareholders of record on Thursday, May 4th will be paid a dividend of GBX 41.25 ($0.52) per share. This represents a yield of 1.18%. This is a boost from Polymetal International PLC's previous dividend of $0.15.