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Author: 0 Astrazeneca PLC (NYSE:AZN) Broker Price Targets For The Coming Week

The stock now has an average rating of "Buy" and a consensus price target of GBX 3,357.75 ($43.43). 450 shares valued at $50,000 were bought by TODMAN MICHAEL on Tuesday, February 21. Liberum Capital maintained the stock with "Hold" rating in Friday, February 3 report. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, December 22 by Canaccord Genuity.

Business Deutsche Telekom confident after US mobile arm boosts Q1
Author: 0 Deutsche Telekom confident after US mobile arm boosts Q1

Representatives for Sprint, SoftBank, T-Mobile and Deutsche Telekom, which owns about 65 percent of T-Mobile, declined to comment. In the first quarter past year, profits had been boosted by the sale of British mobile operator EE to the country's market leader British Telecom (BT).

Author: 0 Decoding insights from Warren Buffett

Buffett is known for his candor and plain speaking. "They have followed the standard capitalist formula ... of trying to do the same business with fewer people", Buffett said. Buffett also criticized Wells Fargo's leadership Saturday for lackluster handling of a firm-wide sales scandal that affected thousands of customers across the U.S.

Author: 0 Warren: Trump's voter fraud commission should be called 'vote intimidation commission'

It's chair and vice chair-Vice President Mike Pence and Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach-were leaked to the press, and by Thursday afternoon, with no press present, Trump had signed the order . From his perch as Kansas' top election official, Kobach has launched a crusade against "illegal voting", winning power from state lawmakers to prosecute "voting crime".

Author: 0 OPEC asks USA to cut oil output and prosper global economy

The EIA data also showed distillate stockpiles, which include diesel and heating oil, fell by 1.6 million barrels, versus expectations for a one-million-barrel decline. Despite this, analysts warned that markets remained well supplied. The general expectation is that members of Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, as well as some non-OPEC producers including Russian Federation, will extend the current output cuts into the second half of this year, or longer.

Business Major bank levy will affect borrowers, warn CEOs
Author: 0 Major bank levy will affect borrowers, warn CEOs

The Australian government pledged to deliver a small budget surplus in 2020-21, slapping big banks with new taxes to end more than a decade of deficits that have threatened its prized triple-A credit rating. Meanwhile, ANZ labelled the move "regrettable policy", saying the banking sector is an "easy political target". "It is now time for all our leaders to move on from populist bank bashing so we can work constructively with Parliament and policy makers on how we can best support the ...

Author: 0 French prosecutors investigate hacking of Macron campaign

Macron is the first president of modern France to be elected as an independent. Macron, who will be inaugurated on Sunday, takes over from his former mentor, the deeply unpopular Socialist President Francois Hollande, who decided against seeking a second term.

Business France's new president proving a keeper of secrets
Author: 0 France's new president proving a keeper of secrets

The candidates offer a taste of how Macron's grassroots, startup-style movement sought to recruit outside the circle of career politicians. Another is Claire Tassadit Houd, whose sister, Djamila, was among the 130 people killed in the attacks.

Business Analysts rated Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) as Buy
Author: 0 Analysts rated Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) as Buy

On 3/8/2017 Darla M Smith, Insider, sold 23,448 with an average share price of $13.42 per share and the total transaction amounting to $314,672.16. For example, by doing in-depth research for their large institutional clients and employers, analysts can help substantial sums of capital be directed to more productive uses in our economy.

Author: 0 Secure Income REIT PLC (SIR) Declares Dividend of GBX 3.28

The company has market cap of 817.15 million GBP. The Company's geographic divisions include North America; Europe, Russia and Turkey; Africa; Latin America and Caribbean, and Asia Pacific. Among 2 analysts covering Mitcham Industries ( NASDAQ:MIND ), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. The 52 week high of shares in Lookers is 153.5 while the 52 week low for the company's shares is 88.

Author: 0 White House explains delay in firing Flynn

The Flynn case re-emerged to dog the administration on Monday, when Yates testified to Congress that she met with White House counsel Donald McGahn on January 26 and told him that Flynn was compromised and open to possible Russian blackmail.

Author: 0 Australia shares slide as banks plummet; NZ falls

Treasurer Scott Morrison told Neil Mitchell banks have "no right" to pass on the costs to their customers. Australia's major banks lost $16.5 billion of their market value this week as they emerged as the biggest losers from the federal budget.

Author: 0 Oil rises as countries join OPEC cuts, USA inventory falls

The energy component was already trading higher on Wednesday after data released by the American Petroleum Institute late Tuesday showed USA inventories fell by 5.79 million barrels. Reuters reported on Tuesday (May 9) that state-owned Saudi Aramco will reduce oil supplies to Asian customers by about 7 million barrels in June, as it keeps to the production agreement and trims exports to meet rising domestic demand for power during the summer.

Business Oil gains on more support for OPEC cuts
Author: 0 Oil gains on more support for OPEC cuts

In recent days major producers like Iraq, Algeria and Kuwait have voiced support for extending last year's deal from Opec and other producers to cut supply by nearly 1.8 million barrels per day (bpd). OPEC members are preparing to discuss the extension of oil cut deal (1.2 mb/d) in 2H17. Turkmenistan is a small producer, pumping about 250,000 bpd.

Business Protesters Boo House Speaker Paul Ryan on Visit to NYC Charter School
Author: 0 Protesters Boo House Speaker Paul Ryan on Visit to NYC Charter School

Hug him even tighter, Paul Ryan. Allow me to set the scene: according to a source at Page Six , Sandra Lee , the longtime girlfriend of Democratic New York Governor Andrew Cuomo , was preparing for a cooking segment on Fox & Friends when she was dismayed to learn that the preceding segment would feature human bicep curl, Paul Ryan .

Author: 0 Bill Cassidy: Democrats need to participate in Senate health care debate

But under the Republican bill that passed the House, healthy people will no longer be subsidizing sick people . Any Senate Republican who joins them will regret it as well. As the bill moves to the Senate, the president is already moving to his next agenda. "When the House passes a bill, rushes it through before they know what the CBO score is, it tells you it is not about health care ".

Author: 0 SnapChat is in Big Trouble

On its first earnings call, CEO Spiegel focused on highlighting the company's progress in Android development. The firm's growth rate elsewhere in the world also revealed a similar story. The analyst believes that only time will tell if that is possible. While the company's revenue rose 286% to almost $150 million, it was short of forecasts by $9 million.

Author: 0 Diageo plc's (DGE) "Outperform" Rating Reiterated at Credit Suisse Group AG

With 13,900 avg volume, 7 days are for Unique Fabricating Incorporated (NYSEMKT:UFAB)'s short sellers to cover UFAB's short positions. Texas-based Hilltop has invested 0.15% in Prudential Financial Inc (NYSE:PRU). The Company's geographic divisions include North America; Europe, Russia and Turkey; Africa; Latin America and Caribbean, and Asia Pacific. Among 14 analysts covering SSP Group Plc ( LON:SSPG ), 5 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 8 Hold.

Business Real Madrid's victory over Atletico is very good news for Manchester United
Author: 0 Real Madrid's victory over Atletico is very good news for Manchester United

But Francisco " Isco " Alarcon netted a crucial away goal for Madrid before halftime to secure a 4-2 victory on aggregate and a spot in the final against Juventus on June 3 in Cardiff. Had Atletico overcame Real and reached the final, there was still a chance they could finish fourth in La Liga behind Sevilla - who are five points behind - and thus deprive the Europa League victor of a group stage place, instead having to play a play-off match to qualify.

Business United, airlines slammed at hearing:
Author: 0 United, airlines slammed at hearing: "Something is broken"

The House Transportation Committee also went after American, Alaska, and Southwest Airline executives about their customer policies. "Seize this opportunity", Shuster told United CEO Oscar Munoz and other airline executives at a hearing. Most notably that shocking incident last month where a doctor was dragged off a United flight. United has since released customer service policy changes, including limiting the use of law enforcement, increasing compensation incentives for volunteers ...

Business Outa and DA to challenge Brian Molefe's return to Eskom
Author: 0 Outa and DA to challenge Brian Molefe's return to Eskom

Sunday is likely to be Molefe's last day as a Member of Parliament. He added that with Brown's consent, the utility had reinstated Molefe's contract of employment, which ends in September 2020. Molefe, who is largely credited with stabilising electricity supplies following months of rolling blackouts, resigned previous year after he was implicated in a report by an anti-graft agency on alleged influence-peddling.

Author: 0 Apple eager to tap India's huge potential, says Tim Cook

Cook also said Apple plans to fund programs that could include teaching people how to write computer code to create apps. The company also highlighted surge in sales of Apple Watch, as well as its AirPods and Beats earphones. In total, Apple brought in more than $11 billion in profit during Q2, with overall revenue climbing to $52.9 billion, a 4.5 percent increase over the same time previous year.

Author: 0 Snapchat shares plunge after $US2.2 billion loss on $US149m revenue

But according to the company's initial public offering ( IPO ) filing , the number of daily active users grew almost 48 percent in the final quarter of past year and rose approximately 63 percent in the quarter before that. The news sent shares tumbling more than 20% in after-hours trading in NY. While Spiegel acknowledged Snap has to educate advertisers on the benefits of its platform, he claimed he isn't anxious about Facebook .

Business Nordstrom Shares Sink in After Hours, but Shows It's Containing Costs
Author: 0 Nordstrom Shares Sink in After Hours, but Shows It's Containing Costs

Also, stiff competition from other players remains a threat to margins. Additionally, the recurrent disposition of the firm's trades can possibly damage the outcomes if any seasonal plans fail to deliver. The shares were sold at an average price of $47.01, for a total transaction of $348,955.23. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink .

Business China agrees to open market to United States beef, gas
Author: 0 China agrees to open market to United States beef, gas

May 9, 2017. The United States also signaled that it was eager to export more liquefied natural gas (LNG), saying China could negotiate any type of contract, including long-term contracts, with USA suppliers. The talks with China are latest in a series of actions since Trump took office in January aimed at remaking US worldwide trade relations. By that same deadline, the United States said it would issue a proposed rule to allow Chinese cooked poultry to enter US markets, Ross told reporters ...

Author: 0 Fed says slowdown in USA growth is temporary

The reprieve consumers have enjoyed during the past decade when the central bankers held rates steady is likely to end this year as more than one increase is possible, said McBride. "The Fed's soothing words about the recent soft patch in the economic data signals they still believe gradual rate hikes are appropriate later this year", said Chris Rupkey, chief financial economist at Mitsubishi UFG Financial Group in NY.

Business Number of free withdrawals from ATMs remain unchanged: SBI
Author: 0 Number of free withdrawals from ATMs remain unchanged: SBI

Apart from launching a new policy for ATM withdrawals, the State Bank of India had introduced a mandatory requirement of a minimum account balance for all of its customers recently i.e, MAB. While in 2012, the RBI has said that for BSBDA account holders, banks should offer the ATM debit cards free of charge and no annual fee should be levied on such cards, SBI said that only a RuPay debit card will be offered free of cost under this account category.

Business BT Cuts 4000 Jobs and CEO Bonus as Profit Falls
Author: 0 BT Cuts 4000 Jobs and CEO Bonus as Profit Falls

The firm said that Mr Patterson will no longer receive shares worth £338,398 as a result of the scandal, with Mr Chanmugam seeing £193,412 worth of shares clawed back. Citing these issues, BT's Remuneration Committee have opted not to dish out a bonus to Patterson, meaning his total pay packet has shrivelled from £5.28m to £1.34m year on year.

Author: 0 Tie for the lead at The Player's Championship

Even after going bogey-free in his debut Thursday for a 5-under 67 to share the lead with William McGirt, Hughes saw enough of the Players Stadium Course to realize that surprises lurk around every corner. Dustin Johnson's first wedge of the way hit the pin, caromed off the green and led to bogey. Day, however, made three bogeys over his last four holes and had to settle for a two-under score.

Business Oil Producers Have Consensus to Extend Cuts, 2 OPEC Members Say
Author: 0 Oil Producers Have Consensus to Extend Cuts, 2 OPEC Members Say

The reductions were implemented in January, and have been effective in reducing worldwide supplies somewhat, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA ). The European Commission revised its forecast of the Brent oil price saying that a barrel would cost $55.5 this year instead of the earlier predicted $56.4, the Spring 2017 Economic Forecast issued on Thursday said.

Author: 0 Apple, Google, Unilever Urge White House to Make Good on Paris Agreements

Notably, Ivanka Trump , a senior adviser to the President, has reportedly wanted to take the lead on climate change, an unnamed source told Politico . The Bonn talks have been overshadowed by fears that the world's number two carbon polluter will pull out of the agreement and throw the process into disarray.

Author: 0 Labour Manifesto Leak Reveals Plan to Nationalize UK Railways

The draft document also pledges £90 million to extend schools-based counselling services to all schools, £150 million to exempt schools from having to pay the apprenticeship levy and promises a consultation on teacher sabbaticals or temporary placements with industry.

Author: 0 Trump creates panel to investigate voter fraud

In the aftermath of the 2016 election, Trump claimed widespread voter fraud explained why former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton emerged with almost 3 million more popular votes. The ACLU's lawsuit centers on a Kansas law that requires voters to provide proof of citizenship, such as a birth certificate or passport. There's simply no evidence of widespread voter fraud in this country.

Author: 0 Banks tipped off to new tax: Hinch calls for investigation

Australian Bankers Association chief executive Anna Bligh said the banks would meet with Treasury officials on Thursday to receive more details and and added: "I don't believe the Treasurer has thought through the implications of this tax".

Author: 0 Banks to fight 'smash and grab' $6.2bn tax

Mr Bowen also said the party was yet to accept the Medicare guarantee fund proved there was no secret plan to abolish universal health care. The government is looking to spread company tax cuts to those turning over more than $50 million after its first set of of cuts to those earning less than that amount passed Parliament on Tuesday.

Business London police charge three women with terrorism
Author: 0 London police charge three women with terrorism

The Metropolitan Police was given permission to hold the women for an extended period of questioning and they were charged on Wednesday with preparation of a terrorist act and conspiracy to murder. Three teenagers who were arrested on suspicion of terror offences in an operation linked to the Harlesden Road raid were released with no further action yesterday.

Business 'Uber is an ordinary taxi' - top EU lawyer
Author: 0 'Uber is an ordinary taxi' - top EU lawyer

Szpunar explains in press release 50/17 that it was necessary to clarify whether Uber was an "information society service", something that would allow it to carry on as it has-with riders hailing drivers who share their own cars for the trip-or whether it was akin to a taxi product.

Business I might release tax returns -- when I'm out of office
Author: 0 I might release tax returns -- when I'm out of office

He said he can't release them because they are being audited, a claim which he repeated in the interview with the Economist . "I did a good job". This was all relayed in an information dump by Politifact showing all the times that Trump did say he would release his tax returns.

Business New lumber tariff could increase home prices — FAST FACTS
Author: 0 New lumber tariff could increase home prices — FAST FACTS

Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland says she is optimistic a new "win-win" softwood lumber deal can reached in the festering trade dispute between Canada and the United States that threatens to poison the relationship between the two North American neighbours.

Author: 0 Oil prices rise in expectation of Aramco supply cut to Asia

U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil futures were trading at $46.46 per barrel, down from an intra-day high of $46.66 and also little changed from their last settlement. OPEC and the non-OPEC producers also cutting output meet on May 25 and are expected to extend the supply cut at least into the second half of the year.

Business Spirit Airlines, pilot union agree to extend restraining order
Author: 0 Spirit Airlines, pilot union agree to extend restraining order

At least 11 Spirit flights were canceled at Fort Lauderdale airport on Monday and 31 delayed, according to FlightAware data. Passengers at Florida's Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport were in for a rude surprise as a scuffle broke out after multiple Spirit Airlines flights were cancelled.

Author: 0 Analysts Sights: Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc (NASDAQ:KTOS)

Finally, Jefferies Group LLC set a $10.00 target price on Kratos Defense & Security Solutions and gave the company a "hold" rating in a research report on Tuesday, February 28th. The volume of the particular stock is the shares bought and sold in a single trading day. The stock exchanged hands with 6.50 million shares contrast to its average daily volume of 1.28 million shares.

Business Micron Technology, Inc. (MU) Loses Its Ranking In List Of Goldman Sachs
Author: 0 Micron Technology, Inc. (MU) Loses Its Ranking In List Of Goldman Sachs

Micron Technology, Inc . (NASDAQ:MU) performance over the past one year soared 180.88% whereas its year to date (YTD) performance indicated a bullish trend of 28.01%. The original version of this piece can be viewed at https://www.themarketsdaily.com/2017/05/09/micron-technology-inc-mu-position-raised-by-brick-kyle-associates.html.

Business Fists Fly at Fort Lauderdale Airport After Airline Cancels Flights
Author: 0 Fists Fly at Fort Lauderdale Airport After Airline Cancels Flights

Meantime, authorities called to quell the melee in the FLL terminal say they arrested three passengers, all from NY, and charged them with inciting a riot, disorderly conduct, resisting arrest, and trespassing. CNN reports Spirit has canceled roughly 300 flights over the past week, including nine different flights scheduled to depart Monday from the Ft. "While pilots at comparable airlines have seen substantial improvements in compensation, our pilots continue to work under a seven-year old ...

Business Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar to contest bypoll from Panaji
Author: 0 Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar to contest bypoll from Panaji

Parrikar, who took oath as chief minister in March after resigning as defence minister, is heading the BJP-led coalition government in his home state. Kuncalienkar tendered his resignation to Speaker Pramod Sawant. "Parrikar had left it to the party to decide from where he should be contesting", he said.

Business Committee visits Los Angeles
Author: 0 Committee visits Los Angeles

With just four months to go until a September 13 vote in Lima that will decide the race, the IOC's Evaluation Commission will spend this week studying the fine detail of Los Angeles's bid before heading to rival Paris next week. The IOC's Evaluation Commission will hear a well-worn sales pitch during a three-day visit that will provide a firsthand glimpse at the LA2024 vision.