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Business Offshore driller Ensco to buy Atwood Oceanics in $839 million deal
Author: 0 Offshore driller Ensco to buy Atwood Oceanics in $839 million deal

The company is scheduled to report its next quarterly earnings results on Monday, August 7th. Including today's unusual volume, Atwood Oceanics , Inc.'s stock is performing at -38.46% on the year. A number of other large investors have also modified their holdings of ATW. In early NY trading, Atwood Oceanics shares - which have dropped around 23% in the past quarter - jumped 26% higher to US$10.22.

Author: 0 National Doughnut Day Freebies June 2

To celebrate the doughnut day, the Salvation Army is offering up recipes to for their classic and modern donuts. Proceeds of the campaign will go toward Salvation Army programs that provide meals to children in need. Duck Donuts: Beginning May 21, Facebook friends who comment on the fan favorite post will be entered in a drawing to win a dozen donuts. Krispy Kreme: On Friday, June 2, you can enjoy a FREE Krispy Kreme doughnut of any kind to celebrate National Doughnut Day! ...

Business Is Three Mile Island the Canary in Nuclear's Coal Mine?
Author: 0 Is Three Mile Island the Canary in Nuclear's Coal Mine?

Exelon announced Tuesday that due to years of financial losses, it will close the only operating nuclear reactor at Three Mile Island in 2019. Exelon wants Pennsylvania to give nuclear power the kind of preferential treatment and premium payments that are extended to renewable forms of energy, such as wind and solar.

Author: 0 Shares in British Airways' parent company tumble

Amazon now is the fourth biggest company by market capitalisation after Apple , Google parent Alphabet and Microsoft. " Amazon remains our favorite idea for new money", BMO Capital Markets analyst Daniel Salmon wrote to investors last month, estimating that shares could reach $1,200 in a year.

Author: 0 Taking a Fresh Look at Oracle Corporation (ORCL)

Oracle now has $186.48B valuation. The stock increased 0.13% or $0.06 on May 26, reaching $45.26. Oracle Corporation ( ORCL ) shares saw a recent bid of $45.42 and 10.77M shares have exchanged hands in the recent trading session, yielding a 1.77% gain over the past week.

Author: 0 Theresa May: Jeremy Corbyn 'not ready to govern or lead'

Mrs May claimed that smaller parties were "queuing up" to form a coalition with Mr Corbyn and warned that - in an era of shock election results - voting for any party other than the Conservatives would be "too big a risk to take" for those who did not want to see the Labour leader in 10 Downing Street.

Author: 0 Corbyn would be 'alone and naked' in Brexit talks, May claims

There were 239,700 tweets sent about Mr Corbyn - compared with 107,800 for the Prime Minister - over the 90-minute period, during which the pair were questioned by a studio audience and Jeremy Paxman. And the European Union is already adopting an aggressive negotiating position. The prime minister's speech to Tory activists also touched on numerous running themes of her campaign, renewing the pledge to "put government at the service of ordinary working people".

Author: 0 Three Mile Island power plant to close in 2019

So-called nuclear bailouts have thus far won approval in IL and NY. NY and IL, where Exelon also owns fleets of aged nuclear reactors, already have passed legislation giving those plants similar incentives as wind and solar farms. American nuclear generating capacity has remained stable since the 1990s and many reactors, like Three Mile Island, are more than 40 years old . Small amounts of radiation escaped, though no injuries were reported .

Author: 0 Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) has analysts on the Bullish side this week

Bollard Group LLC now owns 829 shares of the medical technology company's stock worth $109,000 after buying an additional 3 shares during the period. Deutsche Bank AG now has a $148.00 target price on the medical technology company's stock, up from their prior target price of $135.00.

Author: 0 Oil slips further on disappointing OPEC meeting outcome

Since then, trading has been volatile. A deeper production cut could have created a wider than needed supply gap in the market that shale producers may have stepped into and higher prices due to this reduced supply would have made them even more profitable.

Author: 0 Georgian bank TBC sees shares rise after Peel Hunt confirm buy rating

Blackrock Inc invested in 28,804 shares. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Golub Grp Incorporated Lc invested in 415,605 shares or 4.67% of the stock. CRH PLC (ADR) (NYSE:CRH) has risen 6.00% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. N+1 Singer has "Buy" rating and GBX 295 target. On Wednesday, January 25 the stock rating was maintained by BNP Paribas with "Neutral". The firm earned "Neutral" rating on Thursday, August 27 by Bank of America.

Business Eurozone inflation falls to lowest level this year
Author: 0 Eurozone inflation falls to lowest level this year

Growth - envisaged to clock in at as much as 0.7 percent in the second quarter - is consistent with tighter monetary policy , it argued, if it wasn't for weakening inflation. European stocks were little changed on Monday, while shares in Italy's banks dropped as former Prime Minister Matteo Renzi raised the prospect of an early election.

Author: 0 China factory activity held steady in May, index shows

COPPER STOCKS: Prices were supported by a drop in on-warrant stocks available to the market in LME-registered warehouses, falling to 153,500 tonnes after 7,625 tonnes of cancellations. The PMI survey showed the employment sub-index rose to 49.4 from 49.2 in April, while the raw materials inventories sub-index was 48.5, compared to April's 48.3.

Author: 0 McCain: Kushner story 'more and more bizarre'

Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly, the lone administration official to speak out publicly about reports that Jared Kushner sought a back channel to communicate with the Russian government, has defended the move, saying Sunday it was a "good thing" for the US government.

Author: 0 Weir Group PLC (WEIR) Receives GBX 1870 Average PT from Analysts

They expect $1.77 EPS, up 1.14% or $0.02 from last year's $1.75 per share. AAPL's profit will be $8.18B for 24.42 P/E if the $1.57 EPS becomes a reality. About 2,913 shares traded. Restaurant Group PLC (LON:RTN) has 0.00% since May 26, 2016 and is. It has underperformed by 17.76% the S&P500. Seven investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twelve have assigned a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company.

Author: 0 IShares MSCI Emerging Markets Asia (EEMA) Declines 0.63% for May 30

Gartner Inc (IT) now has a 14-day Commodity Channel Index (CCI) of 151.76. Traders often add the Plus Directional Indicator (+DI) and Minus Directional Indicator (-DI) to identify the direction of a trend. A reading under 20 would indicate no trend, and a reading from 20-25 would suggest that there is no clear trend signal. Used as a coincident indicator, the CCI reading above +100 would reflect strong price action which may signal an uptrend.

Author: 0 United Kingdom said to halt U.S. intel sharing on Manchester probe after leaks

United Kingdom officials are said to be " furious " that their investigation was compromised when photos appearing to show debris from Monday's attack appeared in the "New York Times" . Minister Gerard Collomb said yesterday on BFM television that British and French intelligence have information that Abedi had been to Syria. This brings the total number of men in custody to eight.

Business Aldi and Lidl see sales grow nearly 20% as inflation hits households
Author: 0 Aldi and Lidl see sales grow nearly 20% as inflation hits households

Overall sales grew by 3.8 per cent year-on-year, the market's best performance since September 2013. Tesco increased sales by 1.8% year on year, attracting more than 250,000 extra shoppers over the 12 weeks, helped by promotions on barbecue foods and its Food Love Stories campaign encouraging customers to cook from scratch.

Business Chinese pingpong great suspended, ordered home from worlds
Author: 0 Chinese pingpong great suspended, ordered home from worlds

One of China's best-known table tennis players is being sued by a Singapore casino over alleged gambling debts. Kong was ordered to return to China from the table tennis world championships, which are now underway in Germany , to help with the investigation, China's official Xinhua news agency reported on Tuesday (May 30).

Author: 0 Delta Lloyd NV Sells 5090 Shares of Newfield Exploration Co. (NFX)

As per Friday, February 26, the company rating was downgraded by Deutsche Bank. The firm earned "Outperform" rating on Thursday, August 6 by RBC Capital Markets. (NYSE:QUAD). Goldman Sachs Inc has invested 0% in Quad Graphics, Inc. Corporate insiders own 0.44% of the company's stock. Another trade for 17,213 shares valued at $409,645 was sold by Blais David A.

Author: 0 Memorial Day ceremony held at Bay Pines

Veterans and families make time to publicly remember those who died in service to their country . Myers, a former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, served as one of the parade's grand marshals, along with acclaimed filmmakers Ken Burns and Lynn Novick.

Author: 0 May and Corbyn set out opposing European Union 'no deal' stances

The Sky News TV event was staged as consecutive interviews after Mrs May said she wouldn't go head-to-head with her opponent. Previous opinion polls suggested Prime Minister Theresa May's party would increase their majority, which is now 17 seats.

Author: 0 Putin, Macron talk Syria, LGBT rights at their first face-to-face meet

Macron made the bold attack on Kremlin-backed media outlets while standing right next to a sombre Putin - vocally criticizing the Russian state in a way that nearly no other world leader, including Donald Trump, has chosen to do. "Let's tell things like they are: Russia Today and Sputnik didn't behave like organs of the press and journalists, they behaved like organs of influence and mendacious propaganda".

Business Latest poll predicts losses for Tories leading to hung parliament
Author: 0 Latest poll predicts losses for Tories leading to hung parliament

Despite the Labour fightback, Theresa May continues to be popular, with 53% believing she would make the best Prime Minister, according to the poll. The news came after a string of opinion polls show a narrowing lead for May's Conservatives, shaking the confidence among investors that May would easily win a majority in a national election on June 8.

Business UK police gear up for long-weekend security
Author: 0 UK police gear up for long-weekend security

May also said that the measure was "a proportionate and sensible response to the threat that our security experts judge we face". Salman Abedi , a 22-year-old British-born man with Libyan parents, blew himself up on Monday night at the Manchester Arena indoor venue after a concert by USA singer Ariana Grande , whose fans are mostly children and teenagers.

Business PM Modi inaugurates longest bridge of India in Assam
Author: 0 PM Modi inaugurates longest bridge of India in Assam

This handout photo shows an aerial view of the Dhola-Sadiya bridge across the River Lohit, a tributary of the River Brahmaputra, in Assam May 26, 2017. "Dr. Bhupen Hazarika was a brilliant artist". Referring to the Dhola-Sadiya bridge, the Prime Minister said, "This is one of the most important infrastructure projects in our nation".

Business Irvine Unveils Memorial to Honor Fallen Heroes in Iraq and Afghanistan
Author: 0 Irvine Unveils Memorial to Honor Fallen Heroes in Iraq and Afghanistan

Mark Dayton said. The holiday, originally known as Decoration Day, started after the Civil War to honor the Union and Confederate dead and became an official federal holiday in 1971. "That's why we do this, to honor the military". "While listening to the radio on Friday I kept hearing "happy Memorial Day" and about mattress sales", said Stephen Knock, VFW Post 9401 commander.

Author: 0 Mondi Plc (MNDI) Rating Reiterated by Credit Suisse Group AG

The stock decreased 0.32% or GBX 5.3 on May 26, reaching GBX 1640.7. TSCO's profit will be $106.47M for 35.60 P/E if the $1.30 EPS becomes a reality. About shares traded. About shares traded. Republic Services, Inc. British Land Company PLC (LON:BLND) has 0.00% since May 30, 2016 and is. Therefore 0 are positive. Marks Spencer Group PLC has GBX 700 highest and GBX 250 lowest target.

Business The not-so-happy Memorial Day
Author: 0 The not-so-happy Memorial Day

Mark Dayton told KARE. And as for that now-famous phrase: it was first uttered by Howard William Osterkamp of Dent, Ohio, a Korean War veteran and recipient of the Purple Heart. Each of the flags that flies over the cemetery is from the casket of a veteran now resting in the park. "Gave us the right do what we do". This year I will miss visiting the National Cemetery in Grand Prairie, where my friend and father figure Mr.

Author: 0 Heathrow says BA still experiencing some disruptions

The airline was flooded with complaints from travellers, including many loyal customers, who insisted that they would never fly with BA again. British Airways Chief Executive Alex Cruz on Monday denied union accusations that a massive computer failure that forced the cancellation of an estimated 800 flights was caused by staff redundancies and the transfer of IT work to India.

Business UK PM May says prepared to leave European Union without a Brexit deal
Author: 0 UK PM May says prepared to leave European Union without a Brexit deal

Mrs May said she would be ready "from day one" to work on a new "deep and special relationship" with the European Union, while Mr Corbyn had "no plan for Brexit ". Mr Corbyn has made clear that his own marriage is out of bounds to the media, and third wife Laura Alvarez will not be subjected even to the gentle grilling of The One Show team.

Author: 0 White House: Trump and Merkel get along very well

And while German politicians sided with Ms Merkel, Mr Gabriel signalled that it was time for cooler heads to prevail. She's also looking to French President Emmanuel Macron as an ally in strengthening the euro area. or Britain. "What I said was simply to indicate that, here are even more reasons beyond those we already have that Europe needs to take its destiny into its own hands", she said.

Business Wood Mac: Don't expect an OPEC-fueled rally in crude oil prices
Author: 0 Wood Mac: Don't expect an OPEC-fueled rally in crude oil prices

The OPEC oil cartel and other producers, notably Russian Federation, are this week expected to extend last year's production cut in a concerted attempt to prevent oil prices from falling. The Minister will present information on these projects, as well as Equatorial Guinea's accession to OPEC and the conclusion of the EG Ronda 2016 bidding round, to investors at the Africa Oil & Power 2017 conference in Cape Town on June 5-7.

Author: 0 Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) showed weekly volitility of 0.81%

AbbVie Inc (NYSE:ABBV) has risen 10.63% since May 30, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 51.60% the S&P500. Wafra Investment Advisory Group Inc increased Wal ( WMT ) stake by 1928.4% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Plante Moran Finance Advsrs Ltd Liability Corporation has invested 0.16% in U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB). Finally, Susquehanna Bancshares Inc initiated coverage on Wal-Mart Stores in a research note on Friday, February 10th.

Author: 0 Veeva Systems (VEEV) Earning Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, AlphaOne Reports

About 7.56M shares traded. Vanguard Gru holds 0.02% or 7.56 million shares. Since December 1, 2016, it had 1 insider buy, and 13 selling transactions for $17.39 million activity. The company has market cap of $10.06 billion. The Firm is engaged in the gathering, processing and transportation of natural gas; the gathering, transportation, fractionation, storage and marketing of natural gas liquids (NGLs), and the gathering, transportation and storage of crude oil and refined petroleum products.

Author: 0 Amazon's stock tops $1000, market value doubles Wal-Mart

It has outperformed by 149.42% the S&P500.The move comes after 5 months positive chart setup for the $131.27 million company. Around the same time, Google-parent Alphabet hit $997, and is poised to cross the $1,000 milestone soon. (NASDAQ:AMZN) on Monday, May 15. Therefore 93% are positive. After posting $1.48 EPS for the previous quarter, Amazon .com, Inc.'s analysts now forecast -4.73 % negative EPS growth.

Business Disney's Bob Iger Says The Film Hack Threat Was A Hoax
Author: 0 Disney's Bob Iger Says The Film Hack Threat Was A Hoax

The wry and wicked freebooter helped the latest " Pirates of the Caribbean " film sail to a first place opening weekend on North American screens, with a solid $62.2 million take, according to industry estimates. Starring Michael Fassbender, Katherine Waterston, Danny McBride, Billy Crudup, Demian Bechir and more, Alien: Covenant has grossed $57.3 million and will be sitting at $59.9 million after Monday.

Business Outsider Cloud Computing ends Always Dreaming's Triple Crown dream
Author: 0 Outsider Cloud Computing ends Always Dreaming's Triple Crown dream

Brown has won almost every major turf race in America, including seven Breeders' Cup races on grass and the Arlington Million, and has trained three Eclipse-Award-winning turf horses . "Maybe the quick turnaround, maybe a different surface, that drying-out surface we were hoping to avoid at Churchill". " Today is a special day", Castellano told broadcaster NBC just after the race.

Author: 0 Wal-Mart works to close gap between itself and Amazon

It's party time at Amazon. shares just broke the $1,000 for the first time ever. The news continues the good run for Amazon this year. Amazon shares have appreciated especially rapidly over the last three years in anticipation that e-commerce will become a much bigger force in the retail sector.

Author: 0 Venezuela: Protesters Burn Down Hugo Chávez's Childhood Home

Maduro's rivals fear that a new constituent assembly could rewrite rules or exclude opposition parties, making a sham of future elections that would likely vanquish the ruling socialists if the polls were free and fair. "In Venezuela there's rising a counterrevolution of Nazi-fascist influence that that has infected the emotions and thinking of thousands of compatriots, who believe they have the right to pursue others for the simple crime of being Venezuelan or Chavista or revolutionary", ...

Author: 0 Infamous Three Mile Island nuclear reactor to shut down

Exelon wants Pennsylvania to give nuclear power the kind of preferential treatment and premium payments that are extended to renewable forms of energy, such as wind and solar. Exelon will record one-time costs of as much as $110 million pretax in the second quarter to retire the plant before its license expires in 2034, according to the filing.

Author: 0 Pentagon: Missile defense test was a success

United Nations diplomats, speaking on condition of anonymity, have said it appeared China was still only prepared to act if North Korea conducted a long-range missile launch or a nuclear test and that Beijing did not view the dozens of ballistic missile launches in the past year as warranting further United Nations sanctions.

Author: 0 Justices find cause for police shooting, overturn $4M award

One officer shouted "Gun!" and they fired 15 rounds. The judge reasoned that while the deputies had reason to shoot when they saw Mendez reach for his BB gun, they had provoked the confrontation in the first place. California law makes it a crime to have sex with anyone under 18 if the age difference is more than three years. Esquivel-Quintana was 20 at the time; the girl was almost 17.

Author: 0 The Moneysupermarket.Com Group PLC (MONY) Receives Hold Rating from Liberum Capital

They now have a GBX 2135.00 price target on the firm. Canaccord Genuity's price target suggests a potential downside of 17.84% from the stock's previous close. It has underperformed by 33.33% the S&P500.King Street Capital Management L.P. holds 11.23% of its portfolio in Williams Companies Inc for 1.50 million shares.

Business Husband of Mary Kay Letourneau files for separation
Author: 0 Husband of Mary Kay Letourneau files for separation

She was 34 and a married mother of four, and Letourneau first met Fualaau when he was a student in her second-grade class at Shorewood Elementary School in Burien. She was released on parole after serving six months in prison, on the condition that she cut all contact with Fualaau. The pair's relationship has been chronicled in tell-all books, a Lifetime movie, and a 2015 interview with Barbara Walters.

Author: 0 Hit or miss, missile defense test is a key milestone

North Korea's state-run Rodong Sinmun newspaper called it an anti-ship ballistic missile equipped with a precision guidance system. The Pentagon on Tuesday successfully shot down an intercontinental ballistic missile ( ICBM ) in a first-time test that cost almost $250 million and helps prepare the Department of Defense (DOD) for a growing threat from North Korea .

Author: 0 British police on hunt for concert bomber's missing suitcase

Police said the attacker had the suitcase in at least two Manchester neighborhoods. Abedi detonated his bomb just after the end of a concert by USA pop star Ariana Grande in one of Europe's biggest indoor arenas in central Manchester. Her older brother, fellow singer Frankie Grande, echoed Ariana's sentiments as he broke his silence on social media on Sunday (28May17), and now their mother Joan has sent a message of love to the bombing victims.