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Author: 0 Trump budget keeps pledges: Cuts for poor, more for military

It's either a dose of the kind of magical budget thinking House Speaker Paul Ryan perfected while he was chairman of the House budget committee, or it's a massive math error as Jonathon Chait suggests. But Trump has not claimed his tax cuts will recoup more than 100 percent of their lost revenue, so it's simply an embarrassing mistake. The Pentagon would get a boost, and there would be a $1.6 billion down payment to begin building a wall along the border with Mexico, which was a central ...

Author: 0 RSA Insurance Group plc's (RSA) "Neutral" Rating Reiterated at Citigroup Inc

Twenty now has $51.01 billion valuation. It closed at $104.29 lastly. National Express Group PLC (LON:NEX) has risen 6.00% since April 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has a 16.31 P/E ratio. The Company's operating segments include Motor, Home, Rescue and other personal lines, Commercial and Run-off. 45,000 Close Brothers Group plc (LON:CBG) shares with value of $1.49 million were sold by SULENTIC ROBERT E.

Author: 0 What is Recommendation from Analysts on GlaxoSmithKline plc (ADR) (NYSE:GSK)?

Barclays Capital maintained it with "Overweight" rating and $125 target in Friday, March 18 report. Cowen & Co maintained the shares of QCOM in report on Thursday, November 5 with "Outperform" rating. It has underperformed by 7.39% the S&P500. Playtech plc supplies online gaming software. The company has market cap of 4.88 billion GBP. The Firm uses its human biology BioBank platform to discover and develop therapies for respiratory disease.

Business Rouhani says Iran's ballistic missile program will continue
Author: 0 Rouhani says Iran's ballistic missile program will continue

As punditsconsider the effects of Trump's address on Muslim countries all over the world, they are in agreement on one point; that Trump's shift toward a softer view of Islam, following years of decidedly impolitic criticism, will, at best, be met with a great deal of skepticism.

Business Tata Motors Q4 net profit down 16.79% to Rs 4336.43 crore
Author: 0 Tata Motors Q4 net profit down 16.79% to Rs 4336.43 crore

Consolidated revenues in Q4 were lower by Rs 9,032 croer due to translation impact of GBP (British pound) to the Indian rupee, it said. Consolidated Profit before tax for the quarter was ₹5,166 crores, against ₹5,888 crores for the corresponding quarter a year ago.

Business Brennan warned Russian against election meddling
Author: 0 Brennan warned Russian against election meddling

Flynn's lawyer's interpretation of taking the Fifth, it is even more clear that a business does not have a right to take the Fifth if it's a corporation", said Virginia Senator Mark Warner , the committee's ranking Democrat . The Post , citing current and former officials, said Coats and NSA Director Mike Rogers refused Trump's request. He also said that before such sharing, the US would go back to the intelligence partner that provided the information to make sure it would not ...

Business Trump travel ban faces skeptical panel in 9th Circuit hearing
Author: 0 Trump travel ban faces skeptical panel in 9th Circuit hearing

And the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit, which already prevented an earlier version of the executive order from being enforced, seemed to once again harbor doubts about it, despite Trump's attempt in March to water it down and insulate it from legal challenges.

Author: 0 Philippines President Duterte declares martial law in south

Duterte recalled that during the campaign, he had been asked how he would deal with terrorism, and he said he had said that he would be harsh. Public Affairs Office chief Marine Col. Almost 50 gunmen in all managed to enter the city, Ano said. Both groups have sworn allegiance to Islamic State. Philippine Secretary Delfin Lorenzana , who is in Moscow with Duterte, told a news conference that militants even set fire to some of those buildings - including the city's jail, a local Catholic ...

Author: 0 May in major U-turn on social care funding

Lib Dem leader Tim Farron said he was mobilising a national campaign and seeking the support of medical organisations and charities, including former prime minister David Cameron, who is president of Alzheimer's Research UK. Four polls Saturday however showed the Conservatives with an expected vote share of between 44 and 46 percent, still easily ahead of the Labour Party at 33 to 35 percent, but pointing to a smaller projected majority of about 40 seats.

Business Marshall talks NAFTA with grain trade delegation from Mexico
Author: 0 Marshall talks NAFTA with grain trade delegation from Mexico

It's why we recently announced the creation of an undersecretary for trade at USDA, because as world markets expand, we will be an unapologetic advocate for American agriculture. The president, whose campaign trail vows to tear up Nafta appealed to his base of disaffected working-class voters aggrieved by globalization, is under mounting pressure to follow through on his pledge.

Author: 0 British Police Confirm 22 People Dead After Explosion At Manchester Arena

US intelligence sources told CBS News they were exercising caution on the early claim of responsibility from ISIS . The singer, who was not injured, tweeted hours later: "Broken". I went to the Ariana Grande concert Monday expecting it to be one of the best nights of my life. A school in northern England has identified one of the victims in the bombing as Georgina Callander , a former pupil.

Business French companies' growth surges to six-year high -PMIs
Author: 0 French companies' growth surges to six-year high -PMIs

For the whole of 2017, the economy is expected to grow 1.6 percent. However, some risks remain in the currency area. The finance ministry on Monday stuck to the government's economic growth forecasts of 1.5 percent this year and 1.6 percent next, both figures unadjusted for workdays.

Author: 0 Moody's cuts China's rating on debt concerns

The rating agency's move comes as Beijing has intensified a campaign in recent months to rein in risky investment and financing practices that pose a serious threat to the stability of the world's second-largest economy. "So together with this rating downgrade, it is negative for the market - but not just the downgrade itself". "This is like throwing cold water when everyone is optimistic about China's economy".

Author: 0 8-year-old girl among the dead at Ariana Grande concert

An 8-year-old girl was among the dead - the youngest known victim - and the child's mother and sister were among 59 people wounded in what British Prime Minister Theresa May called "a callous terrorist attack". "The whole nation has been shocked by the death and injury in Manchester last night of so many people, adults and children, who had just been enjoying a concert", she said.

Author: 0 Klopp proud as Liverpool return to Champions League

Club legend Thierry Henry says Arsenal's season should be archived as a disappointment after the Gunners failed to qualify for next season's Champions League . "The main thing is we need to keep the team together and try to strengthen it in the areas where the manager would like to, and then we will be ready to go again", Cech told British media.

Author: 0 Starwood Property Trust, Inc. (STWD) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Sell

Since November 30, 2016, it had 0 insider purchases, and 24 sales for $54.51 million activity. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. The shares were sold at an average price of $232.01, for a total value of $4,050,430.58. Wells Fargo downgraded the shares of STWD in report on Wednesday, August 5 to "Market Perform" rating. The firm has "Outperform" rating given on Thursday, January 7 by Robert W.

Business $100 of bitcoin in 2010 is worth $75 million today
Author: 0 $100 of bitcoin in 2010 is worth $75 million today

Mr Hanyecz had managed to "mine" the bitcoin with a complex maths and coding solution - there are thought to be a limited umber of bitcoin which is how the currency holds its value. It comes after Japan helped bring bitcoin into the mainstream by passing legislation that allows it to be accepted as a legal currency. Per CNBC , that means that, if you'd bought $100 worth of coins on this date seven years ago (when each was worth only a fraction of a cent), they'd now be worth $72.5 million.

Business French police raid PSG HQ, 3 players' homes
Author: 0 French police raid PSG HQ, 3 players' homes

The French financial prosecutor's office has been investigating tax evasion since December, when the Football Leaks website accused various top footballers and coaches of using offshore accounts to avoid tax payments. Paris Saint-Germain said in a statement that it was cooperating with authorities and that "all contractual elements concerning these two players were established in strict accordance with the prevalent laws".

Business Iranian president calls USA relations 'a curvy road'
Author: 0 Iranian president calls USA relations 'a curvy road'

Donald Trump is visiting Israel has said that United States shares common cause with its Arab neighbors in the threat posed by Iran. In Riyadh Sunday, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said he hoped Rouhani would put an end to the ballistic missile program, as well as beginning "a process of dismantling Iran's network of terrorism".

Business Iran's President Criticizes US After Trump's Sharp Words
Author: 0 Iran's President Criticizes US After Trump's Sharp Words

Paris, which is at odds with Iran over the crisis in Syria, took one of the hardest lines against Tehran during negotiations between Iran and major powers in 2015, but has been quick to restore trade ties. On Sunday, Mr Trump, in a keynote speech before dozens of Muslim leaders gathered in the Saudi capital, Riyadh, said the Iranian government gives terrorists "safe harbour, financial backing, and the social standing needed for recruitment".

Business Social Services Brace For Cuts Amid Trump's Budget Plan
Author: 0 Social Services Brace For Cuts Amid Trump's Budget Plan

Mick Mulvaney , director of the White House Office of Management and Budget , emphasized Tuesday that President Donald Trump and the White House aren't messing around when it comes to border wall funding - even though the president's budget only allows for a fraction of the wall's required resources.

Business Real Madrid end five-year La Liga title drought
Author: 0 Real Madrid end five-year La Liga title drought

Real Madrid wins the Spanish league for the first time in five years, avoiding its biggest title drought since the 1980s. It hadn't won the league since 2012, and the last time it went five consecutive seasons without lifting the trophy had been from 1981-85.

Author: 0 Oil Holds Advance as Saudis, Russia Favor Output Cut Extension

The largest of the 24 producers that agreed to a deal to cut supply for six months starting in January are reaffirming their commitment to the agreement amid growing doubts over its effectiveness so far. US energy firms have added oil rigs for a 17th week in a row, extending a 12-month drilling recovery that is expected to help boost crude production in the United States to a record high next year.

Business Trump budget calls for deep cuts to social safety net
Author: 0 Trump budget calls for deep cuts to social safety net

The proposal projects that this year's deficit will rise to $603 billion, up from the actual deficit of $585 billion last year, But the document says if Trump's initiatives are adopted the deficit will start declining and actually reach a small surplus of $16 billion in 2027.

Business Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC) Reviewed By Analysts
Author: 0 Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC) Reviewed By Analysts

The stock is now trading -6.84% below its SMA 50 and -4.77% below its SMA 200. Bank of America Corp reaffirmed a "buy" rating on shares of Anadarko Petroleum in a research note on Thursday, May 11th. Earnings per share is the portion of a company's profit allocated to each outstanding share of common stock. The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website .

Business Cool temperatures, rain affect North Dakota planting
Author: 0 Cool temperatures, rain affect North Dakota planting

CBOT July corn was last down 1-1/4 cents at $3.73-3/4 a bushel. Concern about Iowa corn and soybean crops is rising because Iowa's economy, including state government, is already adjusting to less revenue from the ag sector. There has been additional rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches or more this past weekend in many portions of the region. So, there is still some opportunity to get the 2017 soybean crop planted on a timely basis.

Business Trump, Abbas call for new start to Israeli-Palestinian peace talks
Author: 0 Trump, Abbas call for new start to Israeli-Palestinian peace talks

Israelis know no more than Americans about how Trump's presidency will play out from here. "We are telling you right now that Iran will not have nuclear weapons", he vowed. Anthony Cordesman, a Middle East expert at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, echoed that assessment. Speaking at the Israel Museum, he declared both sides ready to move forward, though there were no tangible signs of the dormant peace process being revived.

Business U.S. launches NAFTA renegotiation countdown
Author: 0 U.S. launches NAFTA renegotiation countdown

In a letter to House and Senate leaders regarding this renegotiation, Lighthizer indicated that he would also "consult closely with Congress" in developing USA negotiating positions. NAFTA has been generally considered a very successful trade agreement for US agriculture. The letter is meant to "notify not just Congress, but all our trading partners, that free and fair trade is the new standard for USA trade deals", said Ross, according to The Detroit News .

Author: 0 Playtech (LON:PTEC) Analyst Target Prices

Electrocomponents plc is a service distributor. The company has market cap of 4.90 billion GBP. The Company's divisions include Northern Europe, Southern Europe, Central Europe, Asia Pacific and Emerging Markets, and North America. After $0.81 actual earnings per share reported by Voya Financial Inc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 11.11% EPS growth. The New York-based Corsair Capital Management L.P.

Author: 0 Mueller cleared by USA ethics experts to head Russian Federation probe

Speaking to reporters beside Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, May 22, President Trump denied ever mentioning Israel in a meeting with Russian officials in the Oval Office on May 10. When Comey advised the president that it would be hard to identify the leaks without the cooperation of journalists, Trump told the Federal Bureau of Investigation director to send reporters to jail if they refused to help provide information.

Author: 0 Are Analysts Bullish about NCC Group PLC (LON:NCC) after last week?

Gradient Investments Llc increased Cisco Sys Inc (CSCO) stake by 9.03% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. On Monday, May 15th, Peter Southby acquired 16 shares of Emis Group Plc stock. Burberry Group plc is a manufacturer, wholesaler and retailer of luxury goods. The company has market cap of 434.32 million GBP. The Firm also licenses third parties to manufacture and distribute products using the Burberry trademarks.

Business Edgemoor Investment Advisors Inc. Has $289000 Stake in AutoZone, Inc. (AZO)
Author: 0 Edgemoor Investment Advisors Inc. Has $289000 Stake in AutoZone, Inc. (AZO)

Fox Run Management L.L.C. acquired a new position in shares of AutoZone during the first quarter worth about $213,000. AutoZone bought back 396,000 shares of its stock for $284 million during the quarter. Plante Moran Ltd Com stated it has 0.03% of its portfolio in AutoZone, Inc . "( AZO )" was posted by Transcript Daily and is owned by of Transcript Daily.

Business Donald Trump aims for big cuts in healthcare, anti-poverty programs
Author: 0 Donald Trump aims for big cuts in healthcare, anti-poverty programs

While the budget proposal is still yet to be officially released , it has already been met with scepticism by Capitol Hill lawmakers. President Donald Trump is sending Congress a $4.1 trillion spending plan that relies on faster economic growth and steep cuts in a range of support programs for low-income individuals to balance the government's books over the next decade.

Business Glencore Eyes Bunge, Stock Soars
Author: 0 Glencore Eyes Bunge, Stock Soars

Jefferies said it was unclear how a potential deal between Glencore and Bunge would be funded, though noted it "would not be surprised by a complex deal structure that leads to better economics and less risk for Glencore than the market might initially perceive".

Author: 0 Greek Creditors Stall on Debt Deal

Greece will receive billions of euros to repay the institutions it has borrowed money from in time for a crucial July deadline, avoiding another situation that could plunge the country into crisis - as when it almost defaulted on its loans in 2015.

Author: 0 Manchester attack leads to tightened security at venues

She said the bombing stood out even among other attacks for the culprit's, "appalling, sickening callousness, deliberately targeting innocent children". Maltese nationals were present at the Manchester Arena at the time of the explosion yesterday, but there are no reports of Maltese citizens being injured as a result in the attack, Prime Minister Joseph Muscat reiterated his morning.

Business Iran reformists sweep Tehran municipal council election
Author: 0 Iran reformists sweep Tehran municipal council election

Also, in his February press conference with President Trump , Netanyahu spoke of a region-wide initiative to achieving a viable peace between Israel and Palestine. During his Saudi Arabia visit, Tillerson on Saturday said he hoped Rouhani's re-election would prompt changes in Tehran's approach to "terrorism and human rights".

Author: 0 What Are Analysts Suggestions On Frontier Communications Corporation (FTR)

Coca-Cola", Reuters.com published: "Mexico's Coca-Cola Femsa ditches plans to buy United States operations" on May 16, 2017. The fund owned 45,737 shares of the company's stock after buying an additional 250 shares during the period. The business had revenue of $9.12 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $8.85 billion. Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated had a net margin of 1.13% and a return on equity of 16.64%.

Author: 0 Enda Kenny 'an extraordinary taoiseach, leader and colleague' - Burke

Kenny's successor as party leader is set to be elected on June 2 and Noonan may still oversee the flotation of Allied Irish Banks, which he said could happen in the coming weeks, another landmark in the banking sector recovery. He has asked that this be concluded by close of business on Friday 2 June. The two frontrunners for the leadership have played prominent roles in cabinet for the past number of years as well as being involved in the process of forming a government last year.

Author: 0 Greek bailout talks break down again

The IMF is reluctant to participate in a bailout unless the euro area ensures the country's 315 billion-euro ($355 billion) debt load is sustainable. Stocks had rallied 18 percent since late April on expectations that the wrap up of a bailout review and a deal on debt would pave the way for Greece to be included in the European Central Bank's bond-buying program.

Business Hong Kong police arrest 21 Uber drivers in latest crackdown
Author: 0 Hong Kong police arrest 21 Uber drivers in latest crackdown

Uber is backpedaling over an accounting error that led to tens of thousands of New York City drivers not getting their full pay for two and a half years. For Uber drivers in NY who have completed a trip in the last ninety days, they will receive an email that tells them the amount Uber owes them. A spokesperson for Uber said the ride-hailing company was very disappointed by the action taken by Hong Kong's police department.

Business Feds accuse Fiat Chrysler of cheating on emission tests in lawsuit
Author: 0 Feds accuse Fiat Chrysler of cheating on emission tests in lawsuit

At the time, Fiat Chrysler said it believed "its emission control systems meet the applicable requirements". FCA expects that the installation of these updated software calibrations will improve the 2014-2016 MY vehicles' emissions performance and does not anticipate any impact on performance or fuel efficiency.

Business France's Macron, Tusk begin work on European overhaul
Author: 0 France's Macron, Tusk begin work on European overhaul

Mr Macron's cabinet is expected to span the left, right and centre. Jean-Yves Le Drian, who was Socialist President Francois Hollande's defense minister for five years, becomes foreign minister. One of the few popular ministers under Hollande, Le Drian is seen as the driving force behind France's counter-terrorism operations in West Africa and the Middle East.

Business Snap shares plummet after net loss
Author: 0 Snap shares plummet after net loss

Snap added just three million new users in north America to hit 71 million daily active users (DAU). That slowdown coincided with Facebook-owned Instagram launching a Snapchat copycat feature. All that copying appears to be paying off for Facebook - and potentially hurting Snapchat . Indeed, eMarketer projects that most of the Snapchat's usage gains in the USA going forward will come from older users.

Business Parsons Capital Management Inc. RI Sells 8647 Shares of Target Co. (TGT)
Author: 0 Parsons Capital Management Inc. RI Sells 8647 Shares of Target Co. (TGT)

Going from the most bullish analyst price target to below consensus is one thing. Finally, Selway Asset Management boosted its stake in Target by 5.2% in the third quarter. The ex-dividend date is Monday, May 15th. This represents a $2.40 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.33%. Now the P/E of Target Corp. stands at 11.67.

Author: 0 Toll Brothers, Inc.'s (TOL), Teladoc, Inc.'s (TDOC)

Over the last five trading sessions, the stock has moved 1.58%. (NYSE: TOL ) sales have annually surged 28.50% on average, however its earnings per share growth remained at 56.00%. The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, April 28th. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, April 11th.

Business Wal-Mart Stores' (WMT)
Author: 0 Wal-Mart Stores' (WMT) "Neutral" Rating Reiterated at Goldman Sachs Group Inc

Wal now has $242.49 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.05% or $0.04 on May 23, reaching $78.49. The stock added 2.96% beyond one week and climbed 4.82% during previous one month session. According to Thomson Reuters, sell-side analysts are forecasting a harmony target price of $14.36 on company shares. 7,000 are held by Loeb Prns Corp.

Business Antonio Conte gets top prize at League Managers Association awards
Author: 0 Antonio Conte gets top prize at League Managers Association awards

Antonio Conte admits he's anxious that Chelsea's Premier League celebrations could affect their chances of winning the FA Cup final. Chelsea wing-back Victor Moses says the players love working with manager Antonio Conte . Last year's victor, Claudio Ranieri, was the first foreign manager to win the prize, since Arsene Wenger in 2003/2004. Not only did Cowley lead Lincoln back into the English Football League, he also inspired the Imps to become the first non-league side in 103 ...

Business FDA clears Merck's Keytruda for cancers with certain genetic traits
Author: 0 FDA clears Merck's Keytruda for cancers with certain genetic traits

MSI-H and dMMR occur most often in colorectal, endometrial, and gastrointestinal cancers (including about 5% of patients with metastatic colorectal cancer). Support for the new indication came from data on 149 patients with MSI-H/dMMR-associated tumors enrolled in five uncontrolled clinical studies of pembrolizumab.