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Business Trump says he is 'very, very close' to making Fed chair decision
Author: 0 Trump says he is 'very, very close' to making Fed chair decision

The show-of-hands survey, which Trump asked for during a closed-door lunch meeting Tuesday at the Capitol, pitted Federal Reserve governor Jerome Powell against Stanford University economist John Taylor, participants said. By contrast, Taylor, a favorite of some congressional Republicans, has long advocated a higher-rate policy to guard against inflation and asset bubbles.

Business Dow ends at record after strong Caterpillar, 3M earnings
Author: 0 Dow ends at record after strong Caterpillar, 3M earnings

Other Dow components, United Technologies and McDonald's, also notched up gains in morning trading following strong quarterly reports. Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move. The benchmark KOSPI edged up less than zero.1 percent to finish at 2,490.4-9. The stock was last up 0.3 percent. Whirlpool tumbled almost 9 percent after the home appliances maker reported profit and sales below estimates and lowered full-year earnings guidance.

Author: 0 HDFC Bank Ltd Q2 PAT rises to Rs. 4151.03 crores

The key balance sheet figure rose to Rs 1,476.2 crore in Q2 against Rs 749 crore in the corresponding quarter of the previous fiscal. The numbers were driven by 17.6 per cent growth in average assets and 4.3 per cent growth in core net interest margin (NIM), the company said in a regulatory filing.

Author: 0 Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) Earns "Hold" Rating from Needham & Company LLC

They may also be used to assist the trader figure out proper support and resistance levels for the stock. (NASDAQ: CSCO ). The Missouri-based Umb Financial Bank N A Mo has invested 0.12% in Cisco Systems, Inc . The rating was maintained by Oppenheimer on Monday, January 11 with "Outperform". (NASDAQ: CSCO ) on Wednesday, June 14. (NASDAQ: CSCO ). Cordasco Financial Networks reported 0.03% stake.

Business Eldorado Gold Corporation Ordin (NYSE:EGO) Signals Intraday Volatility - Down $0.07
Author: 0 Eldorado Gold Corporation Ordin (NYSE:EGO) Signals Intraday Volatility - Down $0.07

Finally, Counsel Portfolio Services Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of Eldorado Gold Corporation during the second quarter worth about $300,000. Yamana Gold Inc slipped 1.5 percent to C$3.36. For the next 5 years, Eldorado Gold Corporation is expecting Growth of 5% per annum, whereas in the past 5 years the growth was -38.26% per annum. The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index closed down 1.46 points, or 0.01 percent, to 15,855.76.

Author: 0 Amazon Wine To Shutter At Year-End

Amazon Business today announced the launch of Business Prime Shipping , a paid annual membership program for registered multi-user business customers in the United States and Germany. For larger firms, the processing of multiple user purchases on multiple individual Amazon Prime accounts doesn't make sense, especially if the users are then trying to get reimbursed for these one-off subscriptions.

Business Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc
Author: 0 Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc

Moreover, Axa has 0.17% invested in Chipotle Mexican Grill , Inc. Media headlines about Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE: CMG ) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The company reported $0.27 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $1.59 by $1.32. (NYSE:CMG) earned "Neutral" rating by UBS on Wednesday, July 26.

Author: 0 Revenue Forecast of Kimberly-Clark Corporation (KMB)

Pax World Management LLC now owns 2,784 shares of the company's stock worth $359,000 after acquiring an additional 200 shares during the last quarter. Kimberly-Clark Corporation ( NYSE: KMB ) has grabbed attention from the analysts when it experienced a change of -0.61% in the current trading session to trade at $112.75.

Business AMD shares decline even after earnings beat
Author: 0 AMD shares decline even after earnings beat

However, when it comes to Advanced Micro Devices, Inc . The company also provided an outlook for their third-quarter revenue to rise by around 23% from the second quarter which is expected to come at around $1.50 billion. Analysts mean recommendation for the stock is 2.70. The shares were sold at an average price of $13.91, for a total transaction of $278,200.00. Over the last five days, shares have faced -5.15% losses and now is down -31.67% since hitting its 200-day moving average of $13.06.

Business EPA, CARB approve VW 3.0-liter diesel SUV fix
Author: 0 EPA, CARB approve VW 3.0-liter diesel SUV fix

Volkswagen, the best-selling automaker globally in previous year, could have been required to pay up to $4.04 billion if the United States Environmental Protection Agency and California Air Resources Board could not authorize fixes for all 3.0-liter automobiles.

Business Taco Bell tests the Chocoladilla in Wisconsin
Author: 0 Taco Bell tests the Chocoladilla in Wisconsin

It's a flour tortilla with bits of Nestlé's Kit Kat melted inside. Taco Bell has a history of digestion-bending mash-ups , such as a burrito packed with Fritos corn chips, the late-lamented " Naked Chicken Chalupa " and, apparently also baring it all, the " Naked Egg Taco ".

Author: 0 Verizon Communications Inc. 5.9 (NYSE:VZA) Experiences Lighter than Usual Trading Volume

Verizon Communications Inc .is a holding company. It is negative, as 90 investors sold VZ shares while 700 reduced holdings. Ronna Sue Cohen grew its position in Verizon Communications by 0.4% during the 2nd quarter. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of VZ in report on Friday, July 7 with "Hold" rating. BidaskClub raised shares of Verizon Communications from a "strong sell" rating to a "sell" rating in a research report on Monday, July 31st.

Business FTSE 100 flat as Costa owner Whitbread's shares fall
Author: 0 FTSE 100 flat as Costa owner Whitbread's shares fall

Profits at coffee chain Costa slumped 10 per cent during the first half of the company's financial year, bruised by a dramatic tumble in the value of the pound ramping up the cost of importing coffee beans. Chief executive Alison Brittain also said it will focus on growing its core markets in the United Kingdom, along with opportunities in Germany for Premier Inn and Costa in China .

Business Sears no longer carrying Whirlpool appliances
Author: 0 Sears no longer carrying Whirlpool appliances

In EMEA, it markets and distributes its home appliances primarily under the Whirlpool, Bauknecht, Ignis, Maytag, Laden, Indesit and Privileg brand names, and domestic appliances under the KitchenAid, Hotpoint and Hotpoint-Ariston brand names.

Author: 0 Air Canada flight lands at United States airport without permission

Nonetheless, the FAA is now investigating Sunday's breakdown in communication which is second risky incident involving an Air Canada flight at the same airport. The incident happened three months after an Air Canada jet almost landed on a San Francisco taxiway where other planes were waiting to deport. According to the FAA, four full planes were lined up and awaiting approval to take off.

Author: 0 British Financial Regulator Opens Probe Into Equifax Breach

The Financial Conduct Authority confirmed in a brief statement on Tuesday that it had opened a formal investigation into Equifax . "This statement is made given the public interest in these matters". The firm's U.S. customers were most affected, with data on about 143 million exposed, placing them at potential risk of identity theft and targeted scams, Equifax has acknowledged.

Author: 0 Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (FCAU) Holdings Lowered by Northern Trust Corp

Jefferies initiated the shares of FCAU in report on Tuesday, August 9 with "Buy" rating. Dividends are mostly given in terms of cash payments, property or as shares of stock. has a 12-month low of $6.28 and a 12-month high of $18.10. The stock has a market cap of $25.70 billion, a P/E ratio of 7.57 and a beta of 1.73. The results are an improvement over past year and show less debt than the previous quarterly results.

Business WeWork Buys Lord & Taylor Building, Will Use It as NYC HQ
Author: 0 WeWork Buys Lord & Taylor Building, Will Use It as NYC HQ

In addition, Rhone Capital will make $500 million equity investment in HBC in the form of eight-year mandatory convertible preferred shares. (TSX:HBC) is selling its Lord & Taylor Fifth Avenue building in NY to a joint venture between WeWork and Rhone Capital in a deal valued at $1.075 billion.

Author: 0 Caterpillar, Inc. (NASDAQ:CAT) To Release Earnings

Point72 Asset Management L.P. bought a new stake in shares of Caterpillar during the 1st quarter valued at about $46,917,000. Caterpillar had a net margin of 0.27% and a return on equity of 18.52%. TRADEMARK VIOLATION WARNING: This piece was originally posted by StockNewsTimes and is owned by of StockNewsTimes. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 17,476 shares of the company's stock, valued at $1,634,355.52.

Business European Union says investigators inspect German automakers
Author: 0 European Union says investigators inspect German automakers

EUROPE'S watchdog has confirmed overnight that it had raided the head offices of "several German vehicle brands" as it launches an investigation into cartel-like practices affecting diesel-engined cars. BMW said Friday that EU Commission staff inspected its company offices in Munich last week in connection with news media allegations that German carmakers colluded on technology including diesel emission controls.

Business Infosys posts surprise 3.3 per cent rise in Q2 profit
Author: 0 Infosys posts surprise 3.3 per cent rise in Q2 profit

Profit rose to Rs37.26 billion ($573.03 million) in the three months ended September 30, from Rs36.06 billion a year earlier, Infosys said on Tuesday. The company, meanwhile, has declared an interim dividend of Rs 13 per share. Infosys founder NR Narayana Murthy had demanded that the full report by Gibson, Dunn and Crutcher on whistleblower allegations pertaining to the Panaya deal , be made public.

Author: 0 Eli Lilly and Company Earnings Watch & Stock Update

TheStreet upgraded shares of Eli Lilly and from a "c+" rating to a "b+" rating in a report on Tuesday, July 25th. Eli Lilly and Company ( NYSE : LLY ) now has an Average Broker Rating of 2.31. The original version of this report can be read at https://stocknewstimes.com/2017/10/24/eli-lilly-and-company-lly-shares-bought-by-marshall-wace-north-america-l-p.html.

Business McDonald's same-store sales climb as promotions lure customers in
Author: 0 McDonald's same-store sales climb as promotions lure customers in

The plan also aims to raise the bar on value, quality, and convenience with moves in the US like the $1 beverage promotion and the commitment to serve fresh beef in quarter-pound burgers by mid-2018. McDonald's returned $2.9 billion to shareholders through dividends and share buybacks. Excluding one-time charges, McDonald's earned $1.76 per share.

Business ₹92150 crore collected as GST in September
Author: 0 ₹92150 crore collected as GST in September

The new GST regime - which came into effect on July 1 this year and was expected to simplify the structure of taxes paid by individuals and organisations in India - has caused quite a bit of a headache for the Central government. "Late fee paid will be credited back to taxpayer ledger", Jaitley informed. It is the last part of his tweet that holds significance. However, reports quoting senior finance ministry officials said the disbursement process had to be halted after Rs150 crore out of ...

Business Kenyan lawyer says slain teacher Gabrielle Maina's wounds suggest she was executed
Author: 0 Kenyan lawyer says slain teacher Gabrielle Maina's wounds suggest she was executed

Police are investigating whether she may have been forced to kneel before she was shot. "I always left feeling good in her presence", she said. "I didn't believe my husband at first, I thought maybe he got it wrong or maybe he misunderstood but no, he had told me word for word what he heard on the news and that her picture had come up on the screen...

Business Mobile skips quarterly earnings call to avoid Sprint merger questions
Author: 0 Mobile skips quarterly earnings call to avoid Sprint merger questions

A potential merger with Sprint could be about to materialize as evident by T-Mobile's decision to skip its quarterly earnings call with investors. Numina Capital Management Llc, which manages about $258.10 million and $609.46 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Hrg Group Inc (NYSE:HRG) by 2.62 million shares to 6.08 million shares, valued at $107.65 million in 2017Q2, according to the filing.

Business Singapore Will Stop Adding New Cars to Its Roads in 2018
Author: 0 Singapore Will Stop Adding New Cars to Its Roads in 2018

Roads now take up twelve percent of the city's total land area. Singapore's Land Transport Authority (LTA) announced it would cut its permitted vehicle growth rate from 0.25% per year to 0%, Reuters reports . That's 8,635 COEs on average per month, which continues the downtrend that started last quarter. This is known as a Certificate of Entitlement and is applicable for a limited number of years.

Business China's Communist Party enshrines 'Xi Jinping Thought' in constitution
Author: 0 China's Communist Party enshrines 'Xi Jinping Thought' in constitution

The party unanimously passed the amendment to include "Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era" as one of its guiding principles at the end of its week-long congress. The number of delegates to the National Congress and the procedure governing their election shall be determined by the Central Committee. If Xi's name is enshrined in the charter, his status will be more or less on par with that of founding father Mao Zedong or Deng Xiaoping, the country's ...

Author: 0 Morgan Stanley Cuts Rating On General Electric Company (GE)

More interesting news about General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: " General Electric is one of the most iconic USA businesses." published on October 23, 2017 as well as Seekingalpha.com's news article titled: "GE Is Dead, Long Live GE" with publication date: October 23, 2017.

Author: 0 Bargain or Bait? Stock Update on Magellan Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:MMP)

EnLink Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:ENLK) has risen 17.95% since October 22, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 70.53% the S&P500. The company has market cap of $685.82 million. Zacks Investment Research cut Magellan Midstream Partners L.P. from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 11th.

Author: 0 Former HSBC banker convicted of fraud in USA court

He has been free on bail during the trial and remains free, despite Monday morning's conviction. Johnson's lawyer, John Wing, told reporters as he left the courtroom: "They've convicted an innocent man". His defence team argued that Cairn was aware that advance trades would occur and said his comments were taken out of context. A spokesman for HSBC in London declined to comment.

Business Meijer, Trader Joe's, Walmart recall some packaged produce due to listeria risk
Author: 0 Meijer, Trader Joe's, Walmart recall some packaged produce due to listeria risk

The Meijer retail store chain announced Saturday a recall of packaged vegetables in six states due to a potential listeria contamination, which can cause deadly infections in pregnant women, newborns and seniors. The FDA says the only Trader Joe's item involved in the recall is Kohlrabi Salad Blend, sold in 10-ounce bags. The list includes broccoli, caulidflower, asparagus, zucchini, squash and peppers.

Business Hasbro braced for holiday hit from Toys 'R' Us bankruptcy
Author: 0 Hasbro braced for holiday hit from Toys 'R' Us bankruptcy

Shares of Hasbro and rival Mattel, which also fell Monday, have been under pressure since Toys "R" Us filed for bankruptcy protection on September 19. The fourth-quarter growth estimates translate to revenue of US$1.7 billion to US$1.74 billion, below the average analyst estimate of US$1.82 billion, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.

Author: 0 Kaspersky: security firm tries to win back trust after Russian spying scandal

It is still unclear if Kaspersky has allowed the FSB to use its product to search for government data on users' computers, or if the FSB hijacked the company's infrastructure without its knowledge. The transparency centres will open in Asia, Europe and the United States by 2020", Kaspersky said in a statement . Reduced co-operation among countries helps the bad guys in their operations, and public-private partnerships don't work like they should.

Business Couple find 65 pounds of pot stashed in their Amazon order
Author: 0 Couple find 65 pounds of pot stashed in their Amazon order

Opening the containers , the couple, who wish to remain anonymous for their own safety, said there was a strong smell. "When the first officer got there she was in disbelief", the woman told WFLA . "We were still pretty fearful our home would be broken into, and we didn't sleep there for a few days", the Amazon customer said. "There was no concern for a customer's safety", the shopper said, reports WFTV9.

Business Vegetables sold at Walmart, Trader Joe's Recalled for Listeria
Author: 0 Vegetables sold at Walmart, Trader Joe's Recalled for Listeria

Mann's distributes to both USA and Canada and a single positive result was found on one of the products during random sampling by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency. The company says they should be discarded or returned to the store for a refund. The full list is published on the CFIA web site. Nine vegetable products at Walmart are being recalled including bags of broccoli, cauliflower and vegetable medleys.

Business Luiten flies high at Valderrama after albatross
Author: 0 Luiten flies high at Valderrama after albatross

He had two birdies and two bogeys with a double-bogey from Scott Jamieson on the 16th dropping the Scotsman out of a tie for fourth and helping Donaldson over the line. Englishman Brooks finished third to save his card, climbing up to 97th, while Donaldson, Europe's match-winner in the 2014 Ryder Cup at
Gleneagles, scraped into the safety zone in 99th after claiming fourth spot.

Business Britain's Spire sees shares rise after rejecting £1.2bn Mediclinic takeover
Author: 0 Britain's Spire sees shares rise after rejecting £1.2bn Mediclinic takeover

Mediclinic's preliminary offer of cash and shares values Spire at 298.6p per share but has been deemed insufficient by Spire's board. "MDC is still turning around the Al Noor asset it acquired in the UAE, and we are unsure of MDC's shareholders' appetite for another large transaction so soon", said James Vane-Tempest, an analyst at Jefferies.

Business Early Moves to Watch: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO)
Author: 0 Early Moves to Watch: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO)

Watermark Asset Management Inc. bought a new position in shares of Cisco Systems during the first quarter valued at approximately $122,000. If we look at the Volatility of Cisco Systems, Inc. Soros Fund Management Ltd Liability Corporation has invested 0.09% of its portfolio in ServiceNow Inc (NYSE:NOW). Walleye Trading Ltd Llc has invested 0% in SYSCO Corporation (NYSE:SYY).

Business London Introduces Charge On Most Polluting Vehicles
Author: 0 London Introduces Charge On Most Polluting Vehicles

The charge applies to all petrol and diesel cars that were registered before the introduction of environmentally friendly Euro 4 emissions standards. It has been suggested that other cities in the United Kingdom may also adopt a toxin tax, but not before 2018. Some people believe the new scheme will have huge knock-on effects and will penalise the poor disproportionately.

Business National Basketball Association fines Kyrie Irving for NSFW interaction with Sixers fan
Author: 0 National Basketball Association fines Kyrie Irving for NSFW interaction with Sixers fan

Kyrie Irving stole the offseason when he demanded a trade from the Cavs, essentially saying he wanted to step out of the shadow of LeBron James . Irving looked up toward the fan before making a profane response. I take full responsibility what I said and excuse the kids at home and you move on". We were at halftime, we were down by four, in an environment, a season opener in Philly.

Business Victory drought over for del Potro, beats Dimitrov
Author: 0 Victory drought over for del Potro, beats Dimitrov

The Argentine, who secured his first title since he lifted the trophy in Sweden previous year, dominated the final with his serve, notching up nine aces and saving all four break points he faced. The world number 19 broke at 2-2 in the first set before serving nine aces in total as Dimitrov failed to convert any of his four break points. Defending champion Del Potro , whose last victory was at this tournament, lost a first-set tie-break before winning the second set 6-4, forcing a decider.

Business Titanic Makes Another History: Age Old Letter Sold For 166000 Dollars
Author: 0 Titanic Makes Another History: Age Old Letter Sold For 166000 Dollars

The Holverson family chose to sell the letter at an auction in the Southern English town of Devizes and was hosted by Henry Aldridge & Son. In the letter, Holverson had described the Titanic as like a palatial hotel, and also mentioned seeing fellow passenger John Jacob Astor who he described as one of the richest man in the world.

Author: 0 JP Morgan Chase & Co (JPM) Shares Sold by Coronation Fund Managers Ltd.

The stock decreased 1.11% or $0.45 on October 20, reaching $39.95. J P Morgan Chase & Co posted earnings of $1.71 per share in the same quarter last year, which suggests a negative year over year growth rate of 1.2%. Its down 0.03, from 1 in 2017Q1. Jackson Grant Investment Advisers Inc. raised its stake in J P Morgan Chase & Co by 0.4% in the second quarter. The Japan-based Daiwa Sb Ltd has invested 2.85% in JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Business Transgender woman convicted of sexually assaulting 10-year-old girl in bathroom
Author: 0 Transgender woman convicted of sexually assaulting 10-year-old girl in bathroom

A transgender Wyoming woman was convicted Thursday of sexually assaulting a 10-year-old girl inside a bathroom. It is unknown whether the attack happened in a private or public bathroom. She also told police that Martinez should go to jail. The Casper Star Tribune reported in 2014 that Martinez was accused of beating her boyfriend with a metal broomstick and was charged with aggravated assault.