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Business John McCain: Americans 'stupid' to still want to travel to North Korea
Author: 0 John McCain: Americans 'stupid' to still want to travel to North Korea

Sen. John McCain , R-Ariz., declared the Monday death of former North Korean prisoner Otto Warmbier - just days after the comatose OH student was flown home - a murder by the Kim Jong Un regime. In the decades following President Richard Nixon's 1969 decision not to retaliate after Pyongyang shot down a United States spy plane, killing the 31 Americans on board, United States presidents have wisely decided not to risk a conflict by responding in kind to North Korea's provocations.

Business The Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM) Earns Coverage Optimism Rating of 0.16
Author: 0 The Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM) Earns Coverage Optimism Rating of 0.16

The institutional investor held 29,046 shares of the integrated oil company at the end of 2016Q4, valued at $2.62M, down from 32,524 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Shares of Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE:BSX) are making a strong comeback as they have jumped 43.62% since bottoming out at $19.67 on December 01, 2016.

Author: 0 Arab rift is a 'publicity stunt'

Sheikh Mohammed s demand came as a UAE state minister warned Qatar s diplomatic isolation could "last years". Qatar has enough financial firepower to defend its currency and economy, Finance Minister Ali Shareef Al Emadi told CNBC in an interview broadcast last week, while the regulator said that the banking system was functioning without disruption.

Business Will OPEC Feud Harm Oil ETFs?
Author: 0 Will OPEC Feud Harm Oil ETFs?

Qatar's crude output ranks as one of the smallest among the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, but tension within the cartel could weaken the supply deal aimed at supporting prices. Analysts generally attributed the price increase to concerns over supply disruptions in the region, but it should be pointed out that despite the market reaction, the actual impact of the Middle East rift on the global oil supply situation will be limited.

Author: 0 USA crude stockpiles dip, gasoline builds unexpectedly

U.S. gasoline inventories rose 2.1 million barrels last week, putting them 9 percent higher than their five-year average for this time of year, according to the U.S. "The outlook for oil hinges on the effectiveness of the OPEC cuts relative to the supply increases from US shale", said William O'Loughlin, analyst at Australia's Rivkin Securities.

Business Rio Tinto plc (RIO) Rating Reiterated by Liberum Capital
Author: 0 Rio Tinto plc (RIO) Rating Reiterated by Liberum Capital

Rio Tinto said Yancoal had agreed to accelerate deferred payments and pay a coal price-linked royalty. Rio Tinto general meetings have been convened for June 27 and 29 for Australian and British shareholders to vote on the proposed deal, which Rio said it expected to be completed in the third quarter of the year.

Author: 0 London attack suspect: Pub fights and anti-Muslim rants

One man was pronounced dead at the scene on Seven Sisters Road, and nine others were taken to hospital. Police are treating the incident as a terror attack but believe the suspect acted alone. Mr Henry said the community was "absolutely shocked" and it was a mixed community where he had never seen any trouble. UK Prime Minister Theresa May condemned Monday's attack as "sickening", saying Britain's determination to fight "terrorism, extremism and hatred.

Author: 0 Rice Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:RMP) Climbs 1.12% in Pre-market

Rice Midstream Partners has $30 highest and $19 lowest target. A gap is a space between prices that occurs when the price of a stock makes a move down or up when there is no trading happening in between. When the RSI line moves up, the stock may be experiencing strength. About 240,360 shares traded. The insider Keenan Karen C sold 1,000 shares worth $79,120.

Business Leading US-based index to include Chinese stocks for 1st time
Author: 0 Leading US-based index to include Chinese stocks for 1st time

Although China's rising overseas businesses, increasing global influence and the government's efforts to reform the financial markets are meant to provide worldwide investors a more business and trading friendly conditions, the skepticism regarding the Chinese onshore stocks remained relatively high since the Shanghai's Composite wrote-off almost half of its value following the mid-2015 sell-off.

Author: 0 US stock indexes follow global markets higher, led by tech

French equities rose after President Emmanuel Macron earned a solid parliamentary victory over the weekend. The benchmark US 10-year Treasury yield climbed to 2.19 percent after FOMC Member Dudley made his statement about inflation. Technology stocks were bouncing back from a rough week, with Facebook, Amazon, Apple , Netflix and Google-parent Alphabet all up about 1 percent in early trading.

Business Oil prices edge up; still near 2017 lows on stubborn glut
Author: 0 Oil prices edge up; still near 2017 lows on stubborn glut

The opposite happened, and prices fell. The price for oil dropped on Monday, following a constant expansionistic endeavor by the U.S.in terms of drilling for oil. USA inventories fell less than forecast two weeks ago, keeping supplies more than 100 million barrels above the five-year average, according to data from the Energy Information Administration on Wednesday.

Author: 0 Daley and Blues braced for improved Maroons in Origin II

But Walters has been in camp during the build-up to Game 2 and revealed the pressure of preventing just their second series defeat in the past 12 years - along with rumours Queensland will court legendary mentor Wayne Bennett if they surrender the crown - isn't telling on his twin.

Author: 0 Tropical Storm Cindy forms in Gulf of Mexico

The tropical disturbance is forecast to move toward the Louisiana Coast on Tuesday and Wednesday. Beginning with the 2017 hurricane season, NWS offices will issue storm surge watches and warnings to highlight areas "that have a significant risk of life-threatening inundation from a tropical cyclone, subtropical cyclone, post-tropical cyclone, or a potential tropical cyclone".

Author: 0 South Korea's President Moon Jae-in says plans to exit nuclear power

South Korean President, Moon Jae-in, announced a major shift towards renewables, including offshore wind, and a phasing out of nuclear and coal generated power on Monday. Renewable energy along with digitalization and automation technologies will be the country's new growth engine, he said. Former President Lee Myung-bak promoted nuclear energy as part of its clean energy strategy and helped local companies win billions dollars of deals to build a nuclear reactor in United Arab Emirates .

Author: 0 United Kingdom promise to 'safeguard European Union workers' as Brexit negotiations begin

Davis will lead a team of experienced negotiators to Brussels, confident that he can get a positive outcome and secure a new deep and special partnership with the European Union , said his spokesman. "We must first tackle the uncertainties caused by Brexit", Barnier said, citing the rights of European Union citizens in Britain and the possible impact on the open border between Northern Ireland and Ireland.

Author: 0 Why Did US Crude Oil Prices Hit a 7-Month Low?

The pressure comes from the huge overflowing on global oversupply; according to OPEC countries and non-OPEC participating countries vowed to keep production at the 1.8 million barrels per day levels till the end of the year and just before the first quarter of 2018 ends.

Business Gennett Hits 4 Homers as Reds Beat Cardinals 13-1
Author: 0 Gennett Hits 4 Homers as Reds Beat Cardinals 13-1

He fanned one batter on a wild pitch, and struck out big-hitting rookie Aaron Judge on a 99 miles per hour fastball to finish it. Los Angeles has won six straight games with Kershaw starting, and Washington has also won six consecutive when Strasburg has pitched.

Business Burger King debuts Lucky Charms milkshake
Author: 0 Burger King debuts Lucky Charms milkshake

We tried and ranked vanilla milkshakes from five fast food chains, with Burger King placing second. "The mashup of our velvety vanilla-flavored soft serve and one of America's classic breakfast cereals is something we think our guests are going to love", said Alex Macedo, Burger King's president of North America.

Business Donald Trump decries 'brutal' N. Korea regime after student's death
Author: 0 Donald Trump decries 'brutal' N. Korea regime after student's death

Sen. Bob Corker of Tennessee, the Republican chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee, said the US should think about banning USA citizens from visiting North Korea. "It's unsafe", Corker said, adding that the "trumped up charges" like those Warmbier was accused of "can continue to happen". The US government says North Korea is using such detainees as political pawns.

Business FTSE 100 Slips As Fed Increases Interest Rates
Author: 0 FTSE 100 Slips As Fed Increases Interest Rates

The U.S. central bank is widely predicted to nudge up its benchmark rate by a quarter point on Wednesday, to a range of 1 percent to 1.25 percent. Policymakers said the economy was strengthening and that they viewed recent softness in inflation as largely transitory.

Author: 0 Future Uncertain for GOP's Dodd-Frank Reform

It also scales back the authority of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau , a major effect of Dodd Frank created to guard consumers against abuses in lending and advertising for financial products. The CFPB was established in the wake of the 2008 crisis in order to provide oversight that regulatory agencies previously failed to provide. According to CNBC , one of the major aspects of the Dodd-Frank law and one that could be done away with are annual stress tests banks must now ...

Business TX Holds Position in Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY)
Author: 0 TX Holds Position in Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY)

The EPS of company is strolling at -0.69. 608.00 million shares or 0.40% more from 605.61 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. If you look at the company's income statement over the past years, you will see that the company is constantly posting gross profit: In 2014, OXY earned gross profit of 12.64 Billion, in 2015 6.79 Billion gross profit, while in 2016 Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY) produced 5.01 Billion profit.

Author: 0 Adele Surprises Grenfell Tower Firefighters With Cake And Cuddles

A missing Filipina is among those presumed dead in a massive fire that struck a high-rise apartment building in London last week, the Philippine Embassy in the United Kingdom announced Monday. Mr Cundy fought back tears as he told reporters about the scene inside the tower. It comes after Met Police released footage of the "indescribable" damage inside the tower.

Author: 0 Digging Up the Facts on JC Penney Company, Inc. (JCP)

Among 26 analysts covering J.C. Penney Company (NYSE:JCP), 7 have Buy rating, 5 Sell and 14 Hold. Holding Company during the fourth quarter worth $12,324,000. During the same period past year, the firm earned ($0.22) earnings per share. During the same quarter a year ago, the business posted ($0.22) EPS. (JCP) is expected to post revenue of $2.83 Billion in the current quarter, according to consensus of 18 analysts.

Author: 0 Tuesday Sector Laggards: Oil & Gas Exploration & Production, Apparel Stores

Corecommodity Mgmt Ltd Liability Company invested in 30,613 shares. Rhumbline Advisers reported 0.05% stake. The EPS of company is strolling at -0.56. Analysts are forecasting earnings of $0.18 on a per share basis this quarter. Its down 0.42, from 1.11 in 2016Q3. It increased, as 36 investors sold PBF Energy Inc shares while 70 reduced holdings.

Business Yes Bank inks pact with Hike Messenger to power payments platform
Author: 0 Yes Bank inks pact with Hike Messenger to power payments platform

The company will measure the consumer demand through the number of mobile recharges its over 100 million base will do, through the wallet backed by Yes Bank , which is integrated with the unique payment interface ( UPI ). For those without a bank account, Hike will still allow you to send and receive money through the Wallet. Another important aspect of the digital payments feature is the Blue Packet, an envelope where users can insert money and send it to their friends.

Author: 0 Are You Familiar with Analyst's Ratings?: United States Steel Corporation (X)

It has outperformed by 27.75% the S&P500. The Allstate Corp holds 405,180 shares with $12.03M value, up from 60,140 last quarter. United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) has a current MF Rank of 9798. Proshare Llc stated it has 59,074 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Tower Limited Liability Company (Trc) holds 0.02% of its portfolio in AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) for 19,393 shares.

Business UPS gunman who killed 3 had filed overtime grievances
Author: 0 UPS gunman who killed 3 had filed overtime grievances

Two guns were recovered at the scene, he said. Wednesday's shooting prompted a massive police response in a neighbourhood near the California city's downtown area. He also posted photos of his UPS lorry and an award for 15 years of service to the company in 2015. Another UPS employee, who gave his name only as Nick, said he was on the third floor of the building when he heard a series of what he described as "metal on metal" noises.

Business BidaskClub Upgrades Lockheed Martin Corporation (LMT) to
Author: 0 BidaskClub Upgrades Lockheed Martin Corporation (LMT) to "Buy"

This indicates more upside for the $82.36B company. It was reported on Jun, 16 by Barchart.com. It has underperformed by 2.51% the S&P500. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.92 in Q4 2016. The Argi Investment Services Llc holds 11,093 shares with $1.52 million value, down from 22,215 last quarter. 417,247 are held by Raymond James & Assocs.

Author: 0 Uber to adopt all recommendations from AG after probe

Kalanick's full-on removal has been the topic of debate between investors and reporters like our own Lance Ulanoff, and even a leave of absence would be a significant development for the embattled exec. Uber CEO Travis Kalanick , whose reputation has taken a serious hit amid allegations he oversaw a rampant culture of sexual harassment , might be taking a little vacation.

Business Oil sinks to its lowest level since November
Author: 0 Oil sinks to its lowest level since November

Futures were little changed in NY after capping the longest run of weekly declines since August 2015. Data on Friday showed a record 22nd consecutive week of increases in USA oil rig numbers. On Monday, they fell 46 cents or 1 per cent to settle at $46.91 a barrel. Brent crude futures LCOc1 were down 13 cents, or 0.3 percent, at $47.24 per barrel at 0406 GMT.

Author: 0 What the Amazon-Whole Foods Deal Means for Your Grocery Bill

Whole Foods is a recognized brand with a modern feel. Industry observers have said that Amazon may add a selection of discounted, non-organic food to distance the chain from its "Whole Paycheck" nickname. This is of huge value to Bezos and co. Photo by David Ryder / Stringer / Getty Images. There'll be a Whole Foods dream merging in with an Amazon dream.

Author: 0 Varadkar talks tragedy, Brexit and Love Actually on Downing St visit

Mr Varadkar referenced the fact it was his first overseas trip as Taoiseach and thanked the prime minister for arranging to meet at such short notice. "Of course I can't give you the detail of how that is all going to work out now because the negotiations have only just begun, but we have a shared objective to minimise the disruption to trade both north and south and east and west".

Business Regulators CMA and Ofcom deliver Sky takeover reports
Author: 0 Regulators CMA and Ofcom deliver Sky takeover reports

The UK's telecom regulator has submitted its report to the government on Twenty-First Century Fox's (FOX -1.5%, FOXA -1.4%) $14.5B proposal to buy the rest of Sky ( SKYAY -0.3%), but everyone's mum for now. The CMA report to Bradley will be published on her department's website on June 29th, with the Ofcom report due to be published on its site the same day.

Business Amazon Strikes Again; the Dressing Room in Your House
Author: 0 Amazon Strikes Again; the Dressing Room in Your House

The risk free aspect of Prime Wardrobe could attract shoppers unwilling to go to stores (though they might still have to get to a UPS location) and drawn by the "try before you buy" aspect of this form of online shopping. Meanwhile, startups Stitch Fix and Le Tote send customers curated items they can try on and return. It is offering brands beyond its own house brands to include names such as Calvin Klein , Levi's, Adidas , Timex, and higher end brands like Theory, Hugo Boss and J Brand ...

Author: 0 Lookers PLC (LOOK) Receives GBX 170 Average Target Price from Analysts

About shares traded. GMS Inc (GMS) has 0.00% since June 19, 2016 and is. It has underperformed by 14.23% the S&P500. The price index is calculated by dividing the current share price by the share price ten months ago. 23/02/2017 - Serco Group had its "Hold" rating reiterated by analysts at Numis Securities. This was shown in a research report on Tuesday morning. Peel Hunt reiterated a "reduce" rating and set a GBX 200 ($2.55) price objective on shares of N Brown Group plc in a research ...

Business The First Video Of Otto Warmbier Returning Home Is Heartbreaking
Author: 0 The First Video Of Otto Warmbier Returning Home Is Heartbreaking

The University of Virginia student's parents were told he has been in a coma for about a year, and that he had contracted botulism , which causes paralysis. He stressed there was no reason for #North Korea to deny his son top medical care and he doesn't understand why they kept Otto's condition a secret.

Business Ex-judge Karnan arrested in Tamil Nadu
Author: 0 Ex-judge Karnan arrested in Tamil Nadu

The order came a day after Karnan had ordered the arrest of eight apex court judges. Justice Karnan, who is facing six months imprisonment for contempt of the Supreme Court, was on the run since May 9. Owing to the unprecedented situation prevailing after the Supreme Court order and owing to his absence, a farewell could not be considered, Calcutta High Court Bar Association President Suranjan Dasgupta said.

Business 'No doubt' over Britain leaving EU: Brexit minister Davis
Author: 0 'No doubt' over Britain leaving EU: Brexit minister Davis

Barnier wants agreement on the withdrawal, and on a transitional path to a future relationship, by October 2018 , so that the European and British parliaments can ratify the deal by Brexit day in March 2019. May's Conservatives need the support of the Protestant DUP's 10 lawmakers to have a majority in parliament, and some have called for the government to take a cross-party approach to Brexit given May's weakened position following the election.

Author: 0 ACG orders 20 Boeing 737 MAX 10 jets

GECAS also converted an existing 737 order for 20 planes to the new model and Europe's largest tour operator TUI Group did likewise for 18 aircraft. Laderman said that United Airlines already had a large MAX order, so there was no need for an incremental one.

Author: 0 Karp Capital Management Corp Invests $966000 in Getty Realty Corporation (GTY)

AFL's profit will be $651.75 million for 12.02 P/E if the $1.63 EPS becomes a reality. Duke Realty Corp now has $10.16 billion valuation. The Company, through its controlling interest in CoreSite , L.P., is engaged in the business of ownership, acquisition, construction and operation of data centers across a range of markets in the United States, including the Northern Virginia, New York and San Francisco Bay areas, Chicago, Los Angeles, Boston, Miami and Denver.

Business Trump slams Ossoff, praises Handel in tweets
Author: 0 Trump slams Ossoff, praises Handel in tweets

Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp said in the Facebook video Tuesday morning that Georgians' right to vote for their public officials should never be taken for granted. The ad was condemned by both campaigns. 1978 - The a year ago a Democrat held this traditionally conservative seat based in Atlanta's northwest suburbs.

Author: 0 No offer received for Cristiano Ronaldo, says Real Madrid president Florentino Perez

Recently Real Madrid winger Ronaldo has been accused of tax evasion of $ 14.7 million. Prosecutors allege he knowingly used a business structure which hid income from his image rights between 2011 and 2014. The 32-year-old is now away with Portugal at the Confederations Cup in Russian Federation, where he has so far evaded questions over his future - including skipping the traditional man-of-the-match press conference after Sunday's draw with Mexico.

Author: 0 Amazon Could Introduce New Whole Foods Brand Once It Takes Over

The Amazon deal was struck after the companies agreed that John Mackey would remain Whole Foods' chief executive. After all this is the same company determined to do away with delivery vans and drivers in favor of drones so maybe we'll Whole Foods' 460 locations serving as launchpads for drones to deliver to nearby customers.

Author: 0 Brexit talks to focus first on orderly exit

Davis said he was heartened by the spirit of the talks, during which the negotiators, both interested in mountaineering, exchanged a walking stick and a hiking book. "The position we have agreed today is completely consistent with our long-term position". The UK will publish a detailed paper on Monday "outlining an offer" on citizens' rights, Mr Davis said, which he hoped would lead to a swift agreement.