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Business Firms scramble to recover from wave of cyberattacks
Author: 0 Firms scramble to recover from wave of cyberattacks

Banks, government offices, the postal service and Kiev's metro system were experiencing problems, officials said . The radiation monitoring system at Chernobyl was taken offline, forcing employees to use hand-held counters to measure levels at the former nuclear plant's exclusion zone.

Business Federal Realty Investment Trust (FRT) Stake Raised by Bank of America DE
Author: 0 Federal Realty Investment Trust (FRT) Stake Raised by Bank of America DE

About 331,104 shares traded. It is down 32.00% since June 27, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 18.01% the S&P500. Airain Ltd decreased Atmos Energy Corp (ATO) stake by 33.3% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. On Tuesday, May 3 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with "Buy". On Friday, March 3 the stock rating was upgraded by Jefferies to "Buy".

Business Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) Valuation According To Analysts
Author: 0 Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) Valuation According To Analysts

PIMCO Municipal Income Fund is a diversified, closed-end management investment company. The stock 0.01% or $0 on June 27, reaching $13.81. About 46.56M shares traded. Voya Inv Ltd Llc has 19,684 shares. HTBX has a beta of 0.77 and RSI is 24.57. Prelude Cap Lc holds 0% or 700 shares in its portfolio. Kennedy Capital Mngmt holds 168,340 shares or 0.08% of its portfolio.

Business United States warns Syria about chemical weapons. What is Trump prepared to do?
Author: 0 United States warns Syria about chemical weapons. What is Trump prepared to do?

The United States says it has detected potential preparations for a chemical attack at Syria's Shayrat airfield, which was used in April to launch a chemical attack that killed more than 80 people in Khan Sheikhoun. The latest flare-up comes after a relatively quiet period over the past several days, following weeks of clashes between US forces and their local partners, and opposing Syrian and Iranian-backed forces.

Business A bad meal: Blue Apron slashes IPO price
Author: 0 A bad meal: Blue Apron slashes IPO price

Blue Apron also has to deal with traditional supermarkets and the looming threat from Amazon , which is buying organic grocery chain Whole Foods for almost $14 billion. Blue Apron is looking to raise more than $300 million in the IPO, a move that will shore up its war chest as it looks to expand into broader markets.

Business India approves plan to sell stake in national airline
Author: 0 India approves plan to sell stake in national airline

Subsidising Air India by pumping in hundreds of millions of dollars is neither sustainable nor desirable, aviation think tank CAPA said today, the day when the government chose to disinvest its stake in the carrier. Unions representing Air India's employees have been the fiercest opponents to the sale, with one demanding the government waive debts instead of offloading the airline to a private buyer.

Author: 0 Unusual Activity Spotted in CHEVRON CORP. DL-75

The Paragon Group of Companies PLC is engaged in financial services business. The company has market cap of 3.45 billion GBP. BNE offers consultancy services to various aspects of the property and infrastructure development and management sectors.

Business Euro Boosted by Draghi Comments
Author: 0 Euro Boosted by Draghi Comments

He said: "There was certainly a greater emphasis on highlighting the positives in contrast to the European Central Bank monetary policy press conference when perhaps the focus was more on playing down the progress in order to diminish any exaggerated move".

Author: 0 Finance industry responds to Bank of England's consumer credit concerns

While the Bank found risks to financial stability were neither "particularly elevated nor subdued" it warned that there "pockets of risk that warrant vigilance". The FPC also tightened standards for mortgage lending, requiring banks to stress test borrowers' ability to repay loans at 3 percentage points above the standard variable rate.

Business Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA) Reviewed By Analysts
Author: 0 Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA) Reviewed By Analysts

Diligent Investors LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance during the fourth quarter worth approximately $1,463,000. Likewise, the negative performance for the quarter was recorded as -0.41% and for the year was 28.49%, while the YTD performance remained at 4.49%.

Business Co-op Bank stands on brink of a new era
Author: 0 Co-op Bank stands on brink of a new era

The bank also said it would to separate its pension fund from the Co-operative Group's scheme, which has £8bn of liabilities. A relationship agreement between the bank and the group - which includes marketing the bank services to Co-op members - will be terminated in 2020.

Business United Kingdom high-rise fire: 120 towers fail safety tests
Author: 0 United Kingdom high-rise fire: 120 towers fail safety tests

The lack of sprinklers at Grenfell Tower is expected to be addressed by the forthcoming public inquiry. According to experts, the cladding material was one of the reasons why the fire spread so quickly on the tower. A building in Germany was evacuated after it was found that the structure had similar material to the one used in the Grenfell Tower in London .

Author: 0 Legal & General Group Plc (LGGNY) Analyst Recommendation

In a report issued to investors and clients on 23 June, Deutsche reiterated their Hold rating on shares of MARS. Numis Securities maintained the shares of HLCL in report on Tuesday, March 1 with "Buy" rating. The stock of Centrica PLC (LON:CNA) has "Underperform" rating given on Thursday, December 1 by Jefferies. The stock of BAE Systems plc (LON:BA) earned "Outperform" rating by Bernstein on Thursday, December 10.

Business Govt hikes allowances for Central govt employees as per 7th pay Commission
Author: 0 Govt hikes allowances for Central govt employees as per 7th pay Commission

The decision on the allowances including HRA (House Rent Allowance) was expected to come earlier, but was postponed as Modi as well as Finance Minister Arun Jaitley were scheduled to travel to the U.S. The HRA revision will benefit more than 7,5 lakh employees. The approval, though delayed, comes with a substantial hike in allowances from the original pay panel recommendations.

Business KCOM Group PLC (KCOM) Raises Dividend to GBX 4 Per Share
Author: 0 KCOM Group PLC (KCOM) Raises Dividend to GBX 4 Per Share

This now indicates the analyst believes there is a possible upside of 18 .6% from today's opening price of 421.7 GBX. The stock decreased -1.82% (-4.50) during the last trading session, reaching 242.50 and roughly 337669 shares were bought or sold by traders.

Author: 0 'Ransomware' wave seemed aimed at old flaw and Ukraine

Ukraine is being hit the hardest, with both company and government officials reporting serious intrusions at the Ukraine power grid, banks and government offices. USA software titan Microsoft also called the latest virus ransomware . Barely a month after WannaCry ransomware attack crippled the businesses across the globe, a new cyber attack hit companies in Europe, the Middle East and the USA on Tuesday.

Author: 0 Garcia report vindicates bid's integrity, says Qatar 2022 Committee

A remarkable day, even by FIFA's recent standards, ended when the former independent ethics committee chiefs Borbely and Eckert issued a late statement to reject the governing body's claim that they were exclusively responsible for blocking the report's publication.

Business Martin Shkreli at jury selection before fraud trial — SKETCHES OF COURT
Author: 0 Martin Shkreli at jury selection before fraud trial — SKETCHES OF COURT

Shrekli's [case]". Despite a possible 20 years in prison, Shkreli has not kept quiet. Shkreli is accused of defrauding financiers in a Ponzi-like scheme that left investors out at least $11 million. Mastumoto voiced a similar hope on Tuesday that the trial would start sometime during the day. All the admittedly biased potential jurors were excused, as were many others who simply had scheduling conflicts.

Author: 0 EU extends sanctions on Russia over destabilizing Ukraine for 6 months

German, French, Dutch and Austrian firms are helping to finance the €9.5 billion scheme led by Kremlin-controlled energy giant Gazprom, which is meant to double the volume of Russian gas pumped to Germany via the Baltic from 2019. She said the Commission-Russia talks would be created to give "legal certainty" on Nord Stream 2 and that they would be "nothing spectacular or extraordinary" because European Union officials had already held similar talks with "third countries" on other pipeline ...

Author: 0 Another ransomware attack threatens systems worldwide

Global pharma giant Merck confirmed via Twitter that its computer network was compromised as part of the massive ransomware campaign. US-based cyber security firm Cybereason said its researcher Amit Serper had found a way to stop the virus, though it was only a "vaccination" rather than a "killswitch".

Business Hackers strike across Europe, sparking widespread disruption
Author: 0 Hackers strike across Europe, sparking widespread disruption

The Shadow Brokers, who have spent almost a year publishing some of the American intelligence community's most closely guarded secrets, posted a new message to the user-driven news service Steemit on Wednesday carrying new threats, a new money-making scheme and nudge-nudge references to the ransomware explosion that continues to cause disruption from Pennsylvania to Tasmania.

Business Energy Transfer Partners, LP (ETP) closed Monday at $19.82 with 2.43%, Gulfport
Author: 0 Energy Transfer Partners, LP (ETP) closed Monday at $19.82 with 2.43%, Gulfport

The stock increased 0.61% or $0.1 on June 27, reaching $16.51. About 2.73M shares traded. It has underperformed by 7.44% the S&P500. On the other end, the latest bid puts the equity $3.31 away from the 52-week low of $13.18, or +25.15%. More interesting news about LATAM Airlines Group SA (ADR) (NYSE:LTM) were released by: Benzinga.com and their article: "Earnings Scheduled For May 15, 2017" published on May 15, 2017 as well as Prnewswire.com's news article titled: "LATAM Airlines Group ...

Author: 0 Two Struck by Amtrak Train, Killed in Northeast DC

Tuesday. Two people who were fatally hit by a train near Union Station were CSX employees, an NTSB official on site confirmed. No one aboard the train, which carried 121 passengers, was injured. - A fatal crash investigation on the tracks near Union Station in Washington has caused all Amtrak service to be shut down between DC and Philadelphia.

Business Google News gets a fresh new look and more features
Author: 0 Google News gets a fresh new look and more features

One can jump quickly to news he/she enjoys, whether it's standard sections like Sports or Entertainment, or those created and powered by the person's queries, such as "FIFA World Cup" or "Bollywood". And to make Google News personal, new capabilities allow you to name your custom sections, edit existing sections, type in interests you want to see in the " For You " stream, and identify news sources that you want to see more (or less) of.

Business 57 dead in US-led strikes on Syria prison: Monitor
Author: 0 57 dead in US-led strikes on Syria prison: Monitor

The White House says it has found "potential" evidence that Syria is preparing for another chemical weapons attack. "The group already knows which areas and buildings are being targeted by the US-led coalition and the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF)".

Author: 0 Draghi: ECB will be cautious in adjusting stimulus effort

The U.S. Federal Reserve raised interest rates for the second time in three months on June 14 and said it would begin cutting its holdings of bonds and other securities this year. Because of this, the market looks as if it is ready to continue going to the upside, breaking above the 0.8850 level. "But I don't think the message is significantly different to what we have heard before".

Author: 0 European firms hit by 'massive' cyber attack

It came as Russian oil giant Rosneft said its servers had suffered a "powerful" cyberattack. In Ukraine , government departments, the central bank, a state-run aircraft manufacturer, the airport in Kiev and the metro network have all been paralysed by the hack, the Telegraph reported .

Author: 0 Another major ransomware attack is sweeping across Europe, parts of US

In an advisory posted on its website on Wednesday, SingCERT said it was alerted on Tuesday to the global spread of Petya , which is inspired by WannaCry . Ukraine's central bank warned financial firms across the country that an unknown virus hit the sector, creating problems for banks and customer service.

Author: 0 Large Cyberattack Hits Ukraine, Snarling Electric Grids And Banks

The virus payload attacked the boot portion of the targeted hard drive so that Petya effectively replaces the computer's operating system, masquerading as the Windows "checkdisk" program while it's running amok and taking the user's data hostage.

Author: 0 Another big malware attack ripples across the world

Across Europe , other companies seemingly affected include French construction materials company St. Gobain and offices in Spain of large multinationals such as food giant Mondelez and legal firm DLA Piper also suffered attacks , according to the BBC .

Author: 0 Cliffs Natural Resources Inc (CLF) EPS Estimated At $0.41

It has underperformed by 6.23% the S&P500. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link . Let's take a look at how the stock has been performing recently. 3,745 are owned by Invest Counselors Of Maryland Limited Co. Pacific Invest Management reported 4,941 shares. Its up 236.96% from 4,600 shares previously.

Business Investors Real Estate Trust Earnings & Price Target Update
Author: 0 Investors Real Estate Trust Earnings & Price Target Update

Shares of Schroder European Real Estate Investment Trust PLC (SERE.L) are moving on volatility today 1.29% or $1.50 from the open. It has underperformed by 38.50% the S&P500. Therefore 50% are positive. Investors Real Estate Trust had 6 analyst reports since September 1, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Maxim Group on Thursday, March 10 with "Buy".

Business Foreign minister says Seoul has no plan to reverse THAAD deployment
Author: 0 Foreign minister says Seoul has no plan to reverse THAAD deployment

Before Mr Trump, 11 U.S. presidents helped maintain stability on the Korean Peninsula by building alliances, using diplomacy, calibrating their rhetoric, and deploying American military strength. Zhang agreed. "The THAAD issue was actually created by North Korea's reckless nuclear brinkmanship, which has successfully sown discord between Beijing and Seoul ", he said.

Author: 0 Goldman Sachs, mocked by prospective client Whole Foods, ended up advising Amazon

Amazon could try to cut operational costs at Whole Foods by using the same types of robots that already move inventory around at its e-commerce fulfillment centers. And although I can't tell you all the awesome things that's gonna happen over time- one thing I absolutely love, love so much about Amazon is they think long term.

Business US Fed interest rate hikes keep coming
Author: 0 US Fed interest rate hikes keep coming

The Fed now sees the unemployment rate ending the year at 4.3 percent, where it sits currently, rather than the 4.5 percent previously expected. The Fed said it expects U.S. Fed officials project growth of roughly 2 percent in 2017. (Korean ) "Now it's certain that the BOK will not lower the key interest rate which means it will stay unchanged or inch up from the current rate".

Business Utah wildfire grows to largest active fire in US
Author: 0 Utah wildfire grows to largest active fire in US

Utah state Rep. Mike Noel said Tuesday he wants to use the fire near the ski town of Brian Head and a popular fishing lake to highlight the imbalance of power afforded environmental groups under previous presidents and to ease bureaucratic and legal blockades for logging companies.

Author: 0 Shkreli's fraud trial starts slowly as potential jurors confess hatred for him

Shkreli , the former CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals , made headlines when he unapologetically hiked the price of a life-saving drug in 2015. Another potential juror cited his potential inability to give Shkreli a fair trial on his professional experience with fraud as a compliance officer for the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.

Business Cumbria Museum Consortium Successful in Arts Council England Funding Bid
Author: 0 Cumbria Museum Consortium Successful in Arts Council England Funding Bid

Arts Council England announced this morning that the Cumbria Museum Consortium (CMC) has been successful in its bid to become a National Portfolio Organisation. Mr Gibby added: "This is an exceptionally strong portfolio of organisations delivering great arts and cultural experiences to audiences throughout the South West".

Business Brazil's president Michel Temer charged with corruption
Author: 0 Brazil's president Michel Temer charged with corruption

The bribery charge is linked to the arrest of a close former presidential aide caught carrying a suitcase stuffed with cash that prosecutors say was part of payments from JBS meatpacking executives to Temer . The Operation Car Wash investigation was launched in March 2014, and companies that were offered deals with state oil giant Petrobras in exchange for bribes, which were funneled into politicians' pockets and political party slush funds.

Author: 0 Syria denies US allegations of coming chemical attack

Trump ". Washington had launched a retaliatory cruise missile strike days later against a Syrian airbase from where it said the chemical weapons attack was launched. And now Spicer openly tells Assad that the United States is willing to strike the Syrian regime if an attack occurs. The U.S. says that attack was launched from the Shayrat air base.

Business Russian Military Announces Head of ISIS Possibly Killed in Airstrike
Author: 0 Russian Military Announces Head of ISIS Possibly Killed in Airstrike

The last public video footage of Baghdadi is from 2014 where, dressed in black robe, he is declaring his "caliphate" from the pulpit of Mosul's medieval Grand al-Nuri mosque. If confirmed, his death would mark a major military success for Russian Federation, which has conducted a military campaign in support of Syrian President Bashar Assad since September 2015.

Author: 0 Qatar Airways Seeks 10-Percent Stake In American Airlines

American, along with other major domestic players, has accused Qatar and other Gulf airlines of violating air treaties, called Open Skies agreements , by fueling their growth with huge subsidies from their government backers. The action comes as Qatar feels the pinch from a diplomatic row with Saudi Arabia and other neighbouring countries. The CEOs met earlier this month during an airline-industry event in Mexico, according to an American spokesman.

Business China to meet growth targets: Premier Li
Author: 0 China to meet growth targets: Premier Li

China will also encourage multinational corporations to set up regional headquarters in China, and encourage foreign firms to invest more in central, western and northeastern China, the premier said. Governments need to provide "equal opportunities for participation" and education to help workers adapt, Li said. Employment has remained stable, Li said, with the survey-based jobless rate at around 4.9 percent in May - the lowest in many years.

Business Vice President Pence hires private attorney amid Russian Federation collusion probes
Author: 0 Vice President Pence hires private attorney amid Russian Federation collusion probes

The obstruction of justice investigation into Trump began days after Comey was sacked on May 9, according to people familiar with the matter, the Washington Post said . Summary: Vice President Mike Pence is taking moves to protect himself by retaining his own lawyer during the Russian Federation investigation. This is not the first time that Cullen has been involved in a high-profile presidential matter.

Business CAIT to hold 100 GST Clinics pan-India to educate traders
Author: 0 CAIT to hold 100 GST Clinics pan-India to educate traders

Buying cleaning liquids for "Swachh Bharat" as part of corporate social responsibility or taking a business associate out for lunch, companies will be able to set off all taxes paid on their consumption of goods and services when they clear their own GST liability.