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Author: 0 Home Depot Soars To New Heights In Q1

CT Financial Advisors LLC increased its stake in shares of Home Depot by 0.4% in the first quarter. Mcdaniel Terry & Co. now owns 1,669 shares of the home improvement retailer's stock worth $245,000 after buying an additional 9 shares during the last quarter.

Business The Flash Reveals The Fate Of Iris West
Author: 0 The Flash Reveals The Fate Of Iris West

I'm thinking probably not? This show never avoids an opportunity to telegraph, and while I'd love to confine this criticism to the episode, the back half of the season seemed set in stone from the beginning. The Flash seems to be setting up a twist where H.R. sacrificed himself in the place of Iris. "Is it spying if we're friends?" Reason 34493068 that Cisco is the actual best.

Author: 0 Sell-Side Analyst's Predictions: Altria Group, Inc. (MO), Xerox Corporation (XRX)

In terms of the stock price in relation to its moving averages, company shares are 1.35% away from the 20-day moving average and -0.08% off of the 50-day average. The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, April 28th. Shareholders of record on Friday, March 31st were issued a dividend of $0.0625 per share.

Business US Households Owe Record Amount of Debt, Topping Pre-Recession Peak
Author: 0 US Households Owe Record Amount of Debt, Topping Pre-Recession Peak

While there is now more debt, the makeup of it is considerably different than in 2008, when banks had begun issuing mortgages despite obvious signs numerous loan seekers could not afford to make the payments. Auto loans grew by $10 billion during the quarter, continuing a six year trend with delinquency rates flat on the quarter but rising overall since 2012.

Business Trump revelations weighing on global stocks and the dollar
Author: 0 Trump revelations weighing on global stocks and the dollar

The U.S. dollar index touched its lowest level since early November on Tuesday, hurt by weaker-than-expected U.S. housing data and as political turmoil in Washington raised anew concerns about the outlook for passing expected legislation. The VIX last week closed at 9.77, its lowest close since December 1993. Bank stocks, which outperformed in the post-election rally, were the worst hit.

Business Closer medical watch of tens of hunger-striking Palestinians
Author: 0 Closer medical watch of tens of hunger-striking Palestinians

India has always reiterated its support for a political solution to the Palestinian issue. These remarks by Modi come at a time when he is going to embark on a visit to Israel in July. The delegations also signed agreements on visa exemption on diplomatic and official passports, sports and youth affairs, agriculture, health and IT.

Business Ford cuts 1400 jobs, 10 pct of white-collar work force
Author: 0 Ford cuts 1400 jobs, 10 pct of white-collar work force

These priorities include focusing on bolstering the most profitable elements of its core business, investing prudently, yet aggressively in emerging opportunities, and revamping underperforming areas of its core business. The job cuts will come through buyout packages released to eligible employees in June. But Ford has been rolling out a series of temporary plant closings and layoffs since the USA automotive market began to slow a year ago.

Author: 0 Al Green Becomes First Congressman to Call for Trump's Impeachment

The president is facing an inquiry into whether he obstructed justice, so the issue becomes whether others who assisted him are in legal danger. The White House disputed the account. "I'm not going to take a memo, I want the guy to come in", said Sen. Congressional Republicans are increasing pressure on the administration to produce records related to the latest string of controversies involving President Trump, amid flagging confidence in the White House and a growing sense that scandal ...

Author: 0 Greece general strike to disrupt services across country

Public hospitals were functioning with emergency staff only Wednesday, while public transport was disrupted. Greece has been fighting to stave off bankruptcy for seven years, and is due to repay more than 7 billion euros in July to the European Central bank and the International Monetary Fund.

Author: 0 GOP health plan really about taxes

We now turn our attention to the Senate. "We're seeing senators leading", said Sen. All in all, it will probably take quite a while for the AHCA to complete its voyage through Congress - and if it does, the final version may be very different from today's AHCA.

Author: 0 Labour to launch 'radical, responsible' election manifesto

Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn unveiled an election manifesto on Tuesday that calls for tax increases of almost £49 billion ($63 billion) a year. We pushed Labour on this and they told us the commitment they are making is to have debt falling "as a percentage of (trend) GDP". She insisted a majority of Scots are in favour of this, pointing to the decision to reject independence in 2014 and the vote to remain in the European Union past year as opposition to Tory plans for a hard ...

Business Violence Erupts Outside Turkish Residence In Washington During Erdogan Visit
Author: 0 Violence Erupts Outside Turkish Residence In Washington During Erdogan Visit

The clashes continued despite police attempts to restore order, with some protestors, including women, knocked to the ground before being kicked and punched. Ankara - Turkish diplomatic sources said that Ankara would fail to agree with Washington on two key issues, including the extradition of Turkish preacher Muhammed Fethullah Gulen, who is accused by Turkish authorities of plotting last year's coup attempt, and the Pentagon's armament of Kurdish YPG militias, which are seen by the United ...

Business Trump lashes out at critics, unfair treatment at Coast Guard graduation
Author: 0 Trump lashes out at critics, unfair treatment at Coast Guard graduation

He seemed defiant though, telling the grads. "Never, never, never give up. Things will work out just fine", Trump continued, in what sounded like a pep talk to himself as much as to the graduates. Almost everything Trump has done, though, has been overshadowed by Trump's continued controversies, the latest being the fact he allegedly asked FBI director during a February meeting to end the investigation into Michael Flynn, his former national security adviser whose ties to Russian ...

Author: 0 Digging Up the Facts on F.N.B. Corporation (FNB)

AlphaOne ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. F.N.B. Corp's Q4 2017 earnings at $0.25 EPS, FY2017 earnings at $0.93 EPS, Q1 2018 earnings at $0.25 EPS, Q4 2018 earnings at $0.30 EPS, FY2018 earnings at $1.12 EPS, Q1 2019 earnings at $0.29 EPS and FY2019 earnings at $1.23 EPS.

Author: 0 Corp (FNB) Share Price

Credit Suisse AG now owns 326,206 shares of the bank's stock valued at $4,850,000 after buying an additional 14,379 shares during the last quarter. Over the short term, some market observers may have noticed that F.N.B. F.N.B. Similarly, the company's last 5 years high P/E ratio is 20.45 and low P/E is 13.53, whereas, the industry's and sector's high P/E for the past year is 16.28 and 24.23 respectively and low P/E ratio for the last 5 years is 10.79 for the industry and 10.98 for the Sector.

Business WannaCry ransomware loses its kill switch, so watch out
Author: 0 WannaCry ransomware loses its kill switch, so watch out

They published several spy tools developed by the NSA (National Security Agency). Bossert said the U.S. government doesn't make a recommendation on paying ransom. No details were disclosed. ATM operators, however, say that there is no threat to customer data on money. Lastly there are, of course, the attackers, who kidnapped precious data and demanded ransom be paid.

Business Target reimagines itself and Wall Street likes what it sees
Author: 0 Target reimagines itself and Wall Street likes what it sees

Target Corp. reported higher-than-expected quarterly profit and sales as some of its turnaround initiatives, including revamping stores and increased promotions, paid off. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, December 6th. TRADEMARK VIOLATION NOTICE: "St. Johns Investment Management Company LLC Has $715,000 Stake in Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT)" was originally posted by BBNS and is the property of of BBNS.

Business Oil Prices Turn Corner After WTI Dips Below $45
Author: 0 Oil Prices Turn Corner After WTI Dips Below $45

Brent futures LCOc1 gained 47 cents and traded at $50.93 a barrel, while West Texas Intermediate crude CLc1 increased by 37 cents to be traded at $48.02 per barrel, reported Reuters. "The energy complex is slowly succumbing to an opinion that this year's OPEC production cuts have been ineffective", Jim Ritterbusch, president of Chicago-based energy advisory firm Ritterbusch & Associates, said in a note.

Business KitKat UK trademark rejected on appeal
Author: 0 KitKat UK trademark rejected on appeal

But Mr Justice Arnold ruled that it had not "acquired a distinctive character" enough to satisfy requirements for a trademark. At issue is the sale in the United Kingdom of the Norweigan candy bar Kvikk Lunsj, which also has a four-finger shape, although its packaging is distinctive and not readily confused with that of the Kit Kat bar.

Author: 0 Aust firms back to work after cyber attack

The malware exploits a Microsoft Windows vulnerability in previous versions of Windows and the company is blasting the US National Security Agency, which apparently discovered and exploited the flaw for intelligence purposes. The cyber attack that crippled NHS computer systems is the biggest of its kind ever launched, security chiefs have said. "Scottish Government health officials are now working closely with affected boards to assess the extent of the problem, and take steps to ...

Author: 0 Trump asked Comey to end investigation of Michael Flynn

The classified intelligence US President Donald Trump divulged to Russian officials last week was provided by Israel, a media report said on Wednesday. The intensifying drama comes as Trump is set to embark Friday on his first foreign trip, which had been optimistically viewed by some aides as an opportunity to reset an administration floundering under an inexperienced president.

Author: 0 Oil stable on expectations of extended OPEC-led production cut

Brent crude was US$51.88 per barrel at 2.55pm Singapore time, up 2.1 per cent from its last close, at a level last seen early this month. The price for Brent crude oil was up 3.25 percent about a half hour before the start of trading in NY to $52.52 per barrel.

Author: 0 Heat draft lottery results 2017: Miami lands the no. 14 pick

The teams with the best shot at the No. 1 overall pick are the Boston Celtics (via the infamous Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce trade of 2015), Phoenix Suns, Los Angeles Lakers and Philadelphia 76ers. With Clyde Frazier sitting on stage in his "NBA Royalty" suit and team president Phil Jackson in the audience, the Knicks fell again in the NBA Draft Lottery Tuesday night.

Business The Coca-Cola Co (KO) Insider Sells $3813154.00 in Stock
Author: 0 The Coca-Cola Co (KO) Insider Sells $3813154.00 in Stock

Shares of Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY) held volume of 1.97 Million shares as compare to its average volume of 9774.21 shares. The Coca-Cola Company is now trading 1.05% above its 20-day and 5.04% versus the 200-day simple moving averages while 2.57% compared with its 50-day simple moving average.

Business Patriots achieve two goals with LeGarrette Blount's deal with Eagles
Author: 0 Patriots achieve two goals with LeGarrette Blount's deal with Eagles

Teams likely were hesitant to sign Blount because he would count towards their comp pick formula, but the Eagles weren't likely any getting comp picks anyway, so it didn't matter to them. Since drafting Wentz No. 2 overall in 2016, the Eagles have tried to strike a balance of building a team that peaks when their young signal-caller does, while still fielding competitive rosters in the meantime.

Business Forex New - Dollar rises after hawkish FOMC; rates unchanged as expected
Author: 0 Forex New - Dollar rises after hawkish FOMC; rates unchanged as expected

The 0.7% annual growth rate in the first three months of this year - down sharply from 2.1% in the fourth quarter of 2016 - was fueled by anemic consumer spending. The Fed's policy-setting Federal Open Market Committee voted unanimously to keep the federal funds lending rate in a range of 0.75-1.0 per cent, just as most analysts had expected.

Author: 0 Follow CERT-In instructions on WannaCry attack: RBI to banks

The Hitachi ATMs deployed by many White Label ATM players and Yes Bank were impacted by the malware.According to reports Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) are highly vulnerable to such malware attacks as they presently run on old version of Microsoft's Windows operating system, making a software security patch update a necessary exercise.There are a total of 2.2 lakh ATMs in India, of which many old ones run on Windows XP.

Business Why Was James Comey Fired? President Trump Contradicts His Team
Author: 0 Why Was James Comey Fired? President Trump Contradicts His Team

Trump, however, told NBC's Lester Holt on Thursday that he was considering firing Comey for a long time , and he would have fired Comey regardless of the DOJ's recommendation. When it was discovered that Trump's national security adviser Michael Flynn had lied about his conversations and other contacts with the Russian ambassador, he waited 18 days to fire him.

Author: 0 Ransomware Attack Hits Businesses Across The World

The attack led to around 40 trusts across the country being shut down by what's known as ransomware - a virus that locks the user out of their computer unless they pay a fee to regain access. He added the attack "was not specifically targeted at the NHS and is affecting organisations from across a range of sectors". A 22-year old security researcher in the United Kingdom discovered a "kill-switch" to initially stop the spread of the attack.

Business EU urges member nations to share more refugees
Author: 0 EU urges member nations to share more refugees

European Union's 2015 decision to settle migrants across Europe has proven controversial and fewer than 18,500 people have been relocated so far under the two-year plan meant to cover 160,000 people. European sources blamed the delays on a series of factors: governments trying to screen jihadists in the wake of terror attacks, a lack of housing and education for asylum seekers, and logistical problems.

Author: 0 Ford plans job cuts to boost profits

While the company is yet to make any announcement on the rumoured job cut, Ford did say it meant to concentrate on cost optimisation and higher efficiency. and create 130 new jobs. Ford announced a plan to cut costs by $3 billion in early-May, which would reportedly boost its profits even if US auto sales continue to decline.

Author: 0 UN Security Council for imposing sanctions on North Korea's missile test

They're not there yet, but tests like this are the nuts and bolts a successful weapons program needs. The radar of an advanced US missile defense system in South Korea detected the launch of a North Korean ballistic missile two days ago, South Korea's defense minister told lawmakers on Tuesday.

Business McDonald's UberEats Delivery Service Spreads Nationally
Author: 0 McDonald's UberEats Delivery Service Spreads Nationally

More than 1,000 McDonald's restaurants around the world are now able to serve customers directly through the UberEats food delivery application, according to The Chicago Tribune . But in most cases, McDonald's operates its own delivery service. While delivery is a compelling service to offer, it isn't simple for restaurants to add.

Author: 0 Schumer: No new Federal Bureau of Investigation director without a special prosecutor

Sometimes these reasons overlap. "If there are any tapes they have to be turned over", Graham said. Vice President Mike Pence and other senior Republicans have said they would back Garland. However, Lee gave Trump the benefit of the doubt, saying that "as far as I'm aware, he is fully cooperating and he is willing and eager to see this investigation" through.

Business Federal Budget: $8 billion tax hike won't just hit banks
Author: 0 Federal Budget: $8 billion tax hike won't just hit banks

These are small "l" liberal policies that Mr Turnbull's supporters have been longing to see since he took over leadership of the Liberals, but they should not scare the more conservative factions in his party. Work will commence in late 2018 and airport operations will begin by 2026, creating some 20,000 jobs. As the chart above shows, expenditure is set to keep rising at a similar pace, but the government expects a surge in flows into its coffers to overtake that.

Business Turkish leader's bodyguards beat up protesters in Washington, DC
Author: 0 Turkish leader's bodyguards beat up protesters in Washington, DC

This could not be independently verified by CNBC and the Metropolitan Police Department didn't elaborate on the circumstances when contacted by NBC Washington. But hopes could have been dashed last week when the Pentagon confirmed that it has increased its support for the YPG by directly arming its fighters ahead of the battle to oust the Islamic State from its de facto capital in Syria .

Business Industrial production posts biggest gain since 2014
Author: 0 Industrial production posts biggest gain since 2014

Industrial production, an indicator of manufacturing, mines and utilities output, rose 1 percent in April from the previous month, the fastest pace since February 2014, the Fed said. A steadier dollar and resurgent energy sector, however, may help underpin growth, even if at a slower pace, for the sector. The strong showing follows a string of upbeat April indicators, including the.

Author: 0 White House insists Trump's disclosures 'wholly appropriate'

He insisted that Trump did not share information about "sources and methods" because he was not aware of the source of the intelligence at the time he discussed it with the Russians. They note that the administration has yet to face a national or global crisis comparable to the September 11, 2001, attacks, Hurricane Katrina or the Sandy Hook school shootings.

Author: 0 Bank of England holds, sterling turns lower

Wage growth is being outpaced by inflation for the first time since the middle of the last decade meaning households will feel worse off. Last year Britain's economy grew 1.8 percent. "We also suspect that consumer spending will be weaker for longer than the Bank of England expects". Hikma Pharmaceuticals and Vectura tumbled after saying United States regulators had decided not to approve their generic copy of GlaxoSmithKline's lung drug Advair due to "major" issues with its ...

Business Trump suggests there may be 'tapes' of his private conversations with Comey
Author: 0 Trump suggests there may be 'tapes' of his private conversations with Comey

Much of Trump's ire has been focused on the communications team, all of whom were caught off guard by Comey's ouster. The original explanation from Trump and his White House was that Deputy Attorney General Rod J. White House press secretary Sean Spicer speaks during the daily press briefing at the White House in Washington. When he fired Comey earlier this week, Trump garnered comparisons to President Richard Nixon and his infamous decision to remove the special prosecutor investigating ...

Author: 0 CDU wins over SPD's stronghold of North Rhine-Westphalia

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative Christian Democrats (CDU) won 33% of the vote in North Rhine-Westphalia's state election on Sunday, official projections showed. The party landed an unprecedented victory a year ago by defeating Merkel's party in her home state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. "Firstly, because he himself comes from here [this federal state]; secondly, this federal land has always been a mainstay, the main springboard of the SPD, and thirdly, the election here can be ...

Business Meritage Portfolio Management Lowers Position in Brandywine Realty Trust (BDN)
Author: 0 Meritage Portfolio Management Lowers Position in Brandywine Realty Trust (BDN)

Riverhead Capital Management LLC increased its stake in shares of Healthcare Realty Trust by 506.1% in the third quarter. The stock's market capitalization is 418.31M, it has a 52-week low of 4.86 and a 52-week high of 8.08. It also reduced Scientific Games Corp (NASDAQ:SGMS) stake by 36,200 shares and now owns 2.99 million shares. Verition Fund Mgmt Ltd Co reported 12,000 shares.

Business Another US Citizen Is Detained In North Korea
Author: 0 Another US Citizen Is Detained In North Korea

North Korea has detained another American who worked at a private university in Pyongyang, taking to four the number of US citizens being held by Kim Jong Un's regime. North Korea views any USA citizens within the country with suspicion. Gardner made the comments last week on MSNBC's Morning Joe , when he said "most people agree" that Kim is a "whack job".

Business Indian shares extend gains to hit record closing high
Author: 0 Indian shares extend gains to hit record closing high

The NSE Nifty was down 0.1% at 9,501.95 as of 0600 GMT after earlier rising as much as 0.09% to a record high of 9,521. It finally finished at 30,658.77, up 76.17 points, or 0.25 per cent, surpassing the previous record close of 30,582.60 hit yesterday.

Author: 0 Oil price rises as Russian Federation and Saudi Arabia back supply cut

At the same time, at a meeting of the OPEC countries and countries outside of the cartel in Vienna on May 24-25, Russian Federation is going to propose maintaining the current parameters of the agreement. So far, OPEC producers have not yet debated whether to deepen the cuts from July, OPEC sources told Reuters. US output has risen more than 10% since the middle of previous year, and data released on Friday by oil services firm Baker Hughes showed that the number of active rigs across the ...

Business Stratasys Earnings Meet, But Stock Tumbling After Big Run-Up
Author: 0 Stratasys Earnings Meet, But Stock Tumbling After Big Run-Up

The share price has moved forward from its 20 days moving average, trading at a distance of 17.3% and stays 36.74% away from its 50 days moving average. TRADEMARK VIOLATION WARNING: "Piper Jaffray Companies Upgrades Stratasys, Ltd. (SSYS ) to "Overweight" was originally reported by Community Financial News and is owned by of Community Financial News.

Author: 0 Here's everything you need to know about the local election results

More than 4,000 seats were up for grabs on Thursday in local councils in Scotland, Wales and many parts of England, as well as mayoral competitions in several cities. "That being said, Mrs May and the Conservatives can afford to lose some Remain voters because, as the local elections showed, they are absorbing most of the Ukip vote and are on course for the type of victory last seen by Tony Blair and Margaret Thatcher when they were at their peaks".