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Business B.C. Seeks Coal-Exports Curb in U.S. Lumber Retaliation
Author: 0 B.C. Seeks Coal-Exports Curb in U.S. Lumber Retaliation

The move comes days after U.S. President Donald Trump placed tariffs on Canadian softwood lumber heading south of the border, the latest chapter in a decades-old dispute. Westshore Terminals (TSX:WTE), the company that handles the shipping of a large portion of the USA coal, issued an open letter asking the prime minister to reject Clark's call for a ban.

Business Trump risks massively increasing deficit with tax-cut plan
Author: 0 Trump risks massively increasing deficit with tax-cut plan

There is a flat 15 percent business tax rate - a significant cut for businesses subjected to the top rate of 39.6 percent. The administration is hyping their tax reform plan as a major plus for small businesses affected by over regulation and high tax payments, saying that the payment of fewer taxes would eventually lead to economic growth and the creation of more jobs.

Business Trump proposes dramatic tax cuts for companies big and small
Author: 0 Trump proposes dramatic tax cuts for companies big and small

Lawmakers initially greeted Trump's plan as a starting point for further discussion on overhauling the tax code. Repeal a 3.8% tax on net investment income: The tax was levied on "individuals, estates and trusts" with higher than a certain threshold in investment income.

Business Palantir to pay US$1.7 million to settle racial hiring bias claim
Author: 0 Palantir to pay US$1.7 million to settle racial hiring bias claim

Labor Department said on Tuesday. Eight qualified people will also be extended a job offer by the company. "We appreciate Palantir working with us to resolve these issues", said Thomas Dowd of the Department of Labor. The following month, Palantir broke its silence about the suit in a 15-page filing, saying that it did not discriminate against Asian people. The settlement does not hold Palantir liable for its hiring practices, but without it, the company would have risked the loss of its ...

Business Charging Bull Artist Wants Removal of Fearless Girl Statue
Author: 0 Charging Bull Artist Wants Removal of Fearless Girl Statue

While critics were busy debating the merits of "Fearless Girl" ― that diminutive-but-defiant statue strategically placed in front of Wall Street's resident "Charging Bull " ― the artist behind the old bovine was apparently asking, "What about me?" Designed by artist Kristen Visbal , the statue was celebrated by some as a model of female empowerment and criticized by others as a form of pinkwashing.

Business Pence Meets With Indonesian Business Leaders, Departs For Australia
Author: 0 Pence Meets With Indonesian Business Leaders, Departs For Australia

He also reaffirmed the US commitment to the controversial refugee swap deal that had dented the US-Australian relationship during a fiery phone call with Mr Turnbull and Mr Trump shortly after his inauguration. Pence was speaking on the final leg of a 10-day tour of the Asia-Pacific region that included meetings with political and business leaders in South Korea, Japan and Indonesia.

Author: 0 Century Aluminum Co (CENX) Sees Significant Decline in Short Interest

Century Aluminum Company (NASDAQ:CENX) will have earnings take center stage when the firm posts their results on 4/25/2017 4:30:00 PM. The consensus means EPS for the current quarter is at -$0.17 derived from a total of 3 estimates. Finally, Pacad Investment Ltd. increased its stake in Century Aluminum by 76.0% in the fourth quarter. Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc.

Author: 0 Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE:GPK) & Gilead Sciences, Inc

Bank of America Corp restated a "buy" rating and set a $16.30 target price (up from $16.10) on shares of Graphic Packaging Holding Company in a research report on Tuesday, February 21st. If you are accessing this piece of content on another site, it was illegally stolen and reposted in violation of U.S. & global trademark & copyright laws.

Business Trump tax plan seen as temporary cut without border-tax revenue
Author: 0 Trump tax plan seen as temporary cut without border-tax revenue

By running the risk of higher deficits, the Trump plan could damage the credibility of Republican lawmakers who spent years railing against the rising national debt under former President Barack Obama. "Tax reform is way too complicated", he said. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said that the combination of changes on taxes, trade and regulations being pushed by the administration would accelerate the pace of economic gains.

Business AK Steel Holding Corporation (AKS)
Author: 0 AK Steel Holding Corporation (AKS)

Chicago-based equity research firm Zacks Investment Research has assigned this stock ABR (Average Brokerage Recommendation) of 1.73, indicating analysts in general look favorably on the company's future prospects. The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, June 9th. Trailing twelve month period, the firm has earnings per share (EPS) ratio of 1.95 and price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio was noted as 30.28 for same period.

Business Rite Aid (RAD) Receives Media Impact Rating of 0.29
Author: 0 Rite Aid (RAD) Receives Media Impact Rating of 0.29

The stock touched 52-week High of $8.77 on 01/13/17 and 52-week Low of $3.75 on 04/24/17. Tdam USA Inc. now owns 45,254 shares of the company's stock worth $348,000 after buying an additional 179 shares during the last quarter. Alpha One ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. The current consensus recommendation provided by covering analysts is 2.60.

Business Nielsen N.V. (NLSN) CEO Sells $1916376.54 in Stock
Author: 0 Nielsen N.V. (NLSN) CEO Sells $1916376.54 in Stock

There are 5 hold ratings, 9 buy ratings on the stock. According to the analyst this now indicates there is a potential increase of 10.06% from Nielsen Holdings NV's current price of 39.98. While some analysts have a High Price target for the stock of $55 and a Low Price Target of $33. These analysts have also projected a Low Estimate of $0.43/share and a High Estimate of $0.52/share.

Author: 0 United Airlines CEO: No one will be fired in passenger-dragging incident

Spokeswoman Maggie Schmerin said the policy change is meant to make sure incidents like the one involving Dao "never happen again". The airline had already said it would change policies to never have law enforcement called to remove a passenger unless they were a threat to safety.

Business Notable Runner: New York Community Bancorp Inc. (NYCB)
Author: 0 Notable Runner: New York Community Bancorp Inc. (NYCB)

A number of research firms have recently weighed in on NYCB . New York Community Bancorp Inc. got Downgrade on 21-Dec-16 where investment firm Raymond James Downgrade the stock from Outperform to Mkt Perform. ( NYCB ) will report its next earnings on April 26 BMO. Its last 5-Year EPS growth stands at 0.30% with earnings growth of 305.20% yoy. The Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at 8.1%.

Author: 0 Johnson labels Putin a 'super villain' over support for Syria

The strikes were in response to a chemical weapons attack that US officials believe was orchestrated by the Syrian government, led by president Bashar al-Assad, that left more than 80 people dead. The US strikes on Shayrat airbase and a reversal of what had been a growing diplomatic acceptance that Mr Assad's removal was no longer a priority may have taken its toll, our correspondent adds.

Author: 0 Oil Tumbles Most in Six Weeks as U.S. Gasoline Supplies Advance

Gasoline stocks also posted a counter-seasonal build of 1.4 million barrels. West Texas Intermediate for May delivery fell as much as 55 cents to $52.63 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange, before trading at $52.71 a barrel at 12:47 p.m.in Dubai.

Business The difference between Donald Trump and Justin Trudeau in two pictures
Author: 0 The difference between Donald Trump and Justin Trudeau in two pictures

The New York Times reported that the Commerce Department had determined Canada has been improperly subsidizing the sale of lumber products to the United States. 1 customer particularly well", Freeland said. The discussions were held against the backdrop of Trump's election campaign promise to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), threatening "to withdraw" if the US' partners, (Canada and Mexico) refuse to renegotiate.

Business Jason Chaffetz Won't Seek Re-Election, Utah Governor Run Rumors Persist
Author: 0 Jason Chaffetz Won't Seek Re-Election, Utah Governor Run Rumors Persist

The Utah Republican said in a Facebook post that there were "no ulterior motives" behind the move, and he was confident he would still be re-elected by wide margins, had he decided otherwise. Chaffetz said that by announcing his decision at this early point, he hopes "to give prospective candidates time to lay the groundwork for a successful run".

Author: 0 Parisians react to first round, mull Le Pen's chances

National Front vice president Louis Aliot insisted that Le Pen offers an alternative for anyone skeptical of the European Union and France's role in it. Mr Hamon, the socialist party candidate, has advised followers to vote for Mr Macron but his gesture carries less weight since he polled under seven per cent of the vote, making him little more than a fringe candidate.

Business United Airlines drags in customer service
Author: 0 United Airlines drags in customer service

Jon Hyman is a partner at Meyers, Roman, Friedberg & Lewis in Cleveland. The airline is required to provide alternate transportation and pay passengers for the inconvenience. One of the officers could be seen grabbing the screaming man from his window seat, across the armrest and dragging him down the aisle by his arms. According to a statement from his attorneys, Dao remains in Chicago undergoing treatment for his injuries from the ordeal at a local hospital.

Business The Panera Bread Company (PNRA) - Analysts' Recent Ratings Updates
Author: 0 The Panera Bread Company (PNRA) - Analysts' Recent Ratings Updates

Shares of Panera rose about 45 percent over the past 12 months, as of Tuesday's close. Goldman Sachs Group Inc raised shares of Panera Bread from a "neutral" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $227.00 price objective for the company in a research report on Thursday, January 19th.

Author: 0 NY lawmakers: Compel Trump to release state tax returns

Several House Republicans close to House Speaker Paul D. Ryan, R-Wis., said that they were privately taken aback over the weekend about the White House's efforts and said Trump risked alienating the speaker and his allies on Capitol Hill if they got behind a proposal that had weak or fragile support in the chamber.

Author: 0 Yesterday's Consideration Mover: DryShips Inc.'s (DRYS)

Simple moving average analysis helps investors to quickly identify if a security is in an uptrend or downtrend. DryShips Inc. (DRYS) is a part of Services sector and belongs to Shipping industry. Wall Street analysts have a consensus 3.00 recommendation on the stock. The Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at 0%. In the last six months the stock's performance fell -96.92% while yearly performance of the company fell -99.88%.The company's year to date (YTD) performance is at -95.49%.

Business Trump Rejects Waiver Allowing Exxon To Drill In Russia
Author: 0 Trump Rejects Waiver Allowing Exxon To Drill In Russia

The Trump administration will not grant Exxon an application for a waiver from U.S. sanctions on Russia, Treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Friday. “Those sanctions were imposed for the most serious violations of worldwide law when Russian Federation invaded Ukraine and later annexed Crimea. The deal would have allowed the two companies to work on projects exploring and drilling for oil and natural gas in the Kara Sea and Black Sea.

Author: 0 Federal Judge Blocks President Trump's Order on Sanctuary Cities

The order, which was blocked on Tuesday by a federal judge in San Francisco , called for federal grants in all areas except law enforcement to be withheld from "sanctuary jurisdictions" labeled as such by Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly.

Business Army releases former TTP spokesperson's confessional video
Author: 0 Army releases former TTP spokesperson's confessional video

Ehsan claimed that the TTP and Jamaat-ul-Ahrar (JuA) had been coordinating with the Indian and Afghan security agencies to move freely in Afghanistan. " "During nine years of my association with the Taliban, I saw TTP misleading people especially youth in the name of Islam." ". Highlighting RAW and NDS involvement in the terror movement, he said that TTP extensively took help from the spy agencies of the neighbours.

Author: 0 United Airlines: Will make customer satisfaction now a priority

United Airlines has U-turned on its plans to promote CEO Oscar Munoz as chairman following his response to a passenger being dragged bloodied and screaming from one of its flights. "He's of the mindset this is an example and the American Airlines incident is example of why we need fairness, dignity and being treated right". The carrier also revealed it would link executive bonuses in part to demonstrable progress towards improvements in customer experience.

Business Number of complaints reported by firms rises
Author: 0 Number of complaints reported by firms rises

Data released by the Financial Conduct Authority today showed that the Bristol-based company received 1,023 complaints. To view the full article, register now. Investment ISAs were subject to around 14,600 complaints between July and December a year ago, while 5,300 related to platform services. The two Lloyds Group banks had the best rates among the five most complained-about banks.

Business Burger King owner Restaurant Brands revenue rises 8.9 pct
Author: 0 Burger King owner Restaurant Brands revenue rises 8.9 pct

Heading into the earnings release, covering analysts have a consensus target price of $54.58 on Restaurant Brands International Inc. shares. This technical setup was reported by Barchart.com. The results surpassed Wall Street expectations. The lowest target is $18 while the high is $45. The company has an average rating of "Buy" and a consensus price target of $54.91.

Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+ India Launch Announced

Moving past a troublesome previous year, Samsung took the wraps off its much-awaited flagship devices - Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus a couple weeks ago. It's the American carrier AT&T which has been releasing Active variants of Samsung's smartphones each and every year. This seams to work for the company as the Galaxy Edge phones enjoyed rather good sales and the Galaxy S8 already looks like a victor.

Author: 0 A.G. Barr plc (BAG) Given "Hold" Rating at Whitman Howard

The company has market cap of 3.44 billion GBP. It has a 17.15 P/E ratio. Retail Coffee, U.S. Since January 1, 0001, it had 1 buying transaction, and 1 insider sale for $301,725 activity. It has outperformed by 7.01% the S&P500. Investors sentiment increased to 1.46 in Q4 2016. 24 funds opened positions while 57 raised stakes. Goldman Sachs maintained Kingfisher plc (LON:KGF) rating on Wednesday, May 25.

Business Senate confirms Trump's agriculture secretary
Author: 0 Senate confirms Trump's agriculture secretary

During his confirmation hearings , Perdue told concerned senators that he supports numerous programs that could be cut by Trump's budget, particularly those that focus on agricultural research and rural infrastructure development. Secretary Perdue takes over USDA as farm prices are off from highs experienced during Vilsack's tenure. "The cooperative relationship we have developed over the years will prove a great asset as we work together to ensure our farmers, ranchers, foresters, ...

Business Boeing Co Q1 Revenue Misses, But Outlook Raised On Lower Tax Rate
Author: 0 Boeing Co Q1 Revenue Misses, But Outlook Raised On Lower Tax Rate

In all, it is said to anticipate a market of 1,000 of the planes. Boeing Co has a 12 month low of $122.35 and a 12 month high of $185.71. The company has a 50-day moving average of $178.39 and a 200 day moving average of $160.29. If you are accessing this report on another website, it was illegally stolen and reposted in violation of United States & global copyright and trademark laws.

Business A budget deficit challenge for Trump's tax plan
Author: 0 A budget deficit challenge for Trump's tax plan

But the concept hasn't gained much support among Republicans in the House or Senate - and retailers, carmakers and oil refiners that rely on imported goods have said the tax would raise prices on consumer goods. He said that the economy could grow by an additional $2 trillion over the coming decade. Administration officials have signaled they want to crack down on Wall Street, but some of the steps they have taken so far suggest they will be clearing back Wall Street regulations.

Author: 0 PHH, Citibank: Interest Rates for Home Mortgages Apr 26, 2017

While lower monthly payments are appealing, the interest rates reset after seven years and it can be hard to determine how much they will increase. The adjustable-rate mortgage share of activity increased to 8.7% of total applications. "The rebound in rates was driven by a collective financial market sigh of relief as a political moderate won the most votes in the first round of France's presidential election, the prospect of growth-boosting tax reform in the US".

Business Food banks hand out 1.2 million emergency supplies in a year
Author: 0 Food banks hand out 1.2 million emergency supplies in a year

Adrian Curtis, the trust's foodbank network director, said that people are facing a "short-term crisis" between choosing to pay for different necessities, which can lead them to using the services. "To stop United Kingdom hunger, we must make sure the welfare system really does work for everyone", Mr. McAuley added. Hunger is rising in Leeds as those suffering a "short-term crisis" are increasingly turning to food banks in the city, new figures reveal.

Author: 0 Korea Celebrates Military as S. Korea, US Keep Watch

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un observed the drills, held on Tuesday to celebrate the 85th anniversary of the Korean People's Army, which state news agency KCNA described as "the largest-ever combined fire demonstration of the KPA services".

Author: 0 Hyundai Motor reports 21 percent drop in 1Q profit

The world's fifth-biggest automaker together with affiliate Kia Motors reported on Wednesday a first-quarter net profit of 1.33 trillion won ($1.18 billion). In March, Hyundai saw a sharp fall in its China auto sales. Hyundai Motor is set to release its first compact sport utility vehicle Kona in June in China, and the third Genesis model G70.

Business Leonardo Jardim: 'AS Monaco will not deviate from attacking style'
Author: 0 Leonardo Jardim: 'AS Monaco will not deviate from attacking style'

The Ligue 1 leaders beat Thomas Tuchel's side 3-1 in the quarter-final second leg to secure a 6-3 aggregate win as they scored at least three goals for the fifth consecutive time in the tournament. "In the first leg, it was impossible for us to play the game and take it seriously in the way we needed to do". "That wasn't the Dortmund we know".

Author: 0 United CEO Oscar Munoz will not chair board in 2018

While the initial bonus metrics for 2017 which are tied to financial and operating measures will still apply, bonuses for the year "will be more thoroughly linked to demonstrable progress toward improvements in the customer experience and the implementation of necessary cultural and process changes across United".

Business Armenian-Americans march in LA to seek genocide recognition
Author: 0 Armenian-Americans march in LA to seek genocide recognition

Today, the term Armenian genocide is no longer a taboo in Turkey, and we are encouraged by the growing number of intellectuals, who are finding the courage within them to come out and publicly acknowledge the genocide. Manoyan next informed hat the Armenian community of the United States along with the Armenian National Congress of America exert every effort to work with the White House.

Author: 0 Donald Trump calls Canada 'disgraceful' in row over protectionism

And again I want to also just mention: included in there is lumber, timber and energy. "Canada strongly believes in a rules-based system of trade, and therefore always abides by and upholds the rules that govern trade", she said in an e-mailed statement.

Author: 0 USA says raised deep concerns with Turkey over air strikes

Turkey sent tanks into the town of Bashiqa in northern Iraq in 2015, saying it was providing military assistance and training for the Peshmerga fighters against ISIL, Ahebarra explained. Turkish warplanes targeted the headquarters of the General Command of the YPG in Mount Karachok, as well as the media center, a local radio station, communication headquarters and some military institution.

Business Coca Cola Job Cuts in Corporate Ranks Follow Tough 1st Quarter
Author: 0 Coca Cola Job Cuts in Corporate Ranks Follow Tough 1st Quarter

Also, the Hold rating count is 0, as of 25 April 2017. Barnett & Company Inc. now owns 2,837 shares of the company's stock worth $120,000 after buying an additional 616 shares during the period. If you are viewing this story on another publication, it was stolen and republished in violation of USA & worldwide trademark and copyright law. The correct version of this piece can be read at ...

Author: 0 North Korea Conducts Massive Artillery Drills for 85th Anniversary of Military

Pak Yong Sik, a senior military official, stated North Korea's nuclear weapons are "on standby at all times " and that "all USA imperialist bases in the Asia-Pacific are within range". Secretary of state Rex Tillerson will be leading a ministerial-level Security Council meeting on the North on Friday. The superpower hopes to build a stronger global coalition against the North.

Author: 0 Trump drops border wall funding demand as shutdown threat looms, reports say

With the Democrats and Republicans preparing for budget negotiations this week, President Donald Trump has also expressed his confidence that Mexico will "eventually" pay for the border wall. Democrats, whose votes are needed to pass the budget measure, had a less charitable version of negotiations. Republican Senator Jeff Flake, who represents the border state of Arizona, told reporters on Tuesday there was a need for a wall in some border locations and alternative deterrents in others.

Author: 0 Le Pen steps down from Front leadership to focus on presidential bid

If the anti-EU, anti-immigration, protectionist Le Pen was president "it would be a disaster for France and Europe, and bad for Switzerland", Socialist MP Martin Naef told 20 Minuten . Macron , an independent candidate who founded his party En Marche! Two surveys conducted on Sunday put him on 64 and 62 per cent respectively for the second round.