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Business Chris Grayling admits east coast rail line could be renationalised
Author: 0 Chris Grayling admits east coast rail line could be renationalised

Renationalising any part of the railway would be a huge symbolic embarrassment for the Tories given the party's fierce belief in privatisation. Virgin East Coast was originally expected to... The announcements from the transport secretary came nearly four weeks after he informed parliament that the DfT was preparing contingency plans for running services on the East Coast "in the event of the existing franchise failing".

Business Amazon Alexa's Star-Studded Super Bowl Commercial 2018
Author: 0 Amazon Alexa's Star-Studded Super Bowl Commercial 2018

But Amazon can also react "on-the-fly" to events where the word " Alexa " is broadcast unexpectedly - like a TV sketch. One can only imagine how many Alexa-powered speakers might be woken up when the ad plays during the big game and Amazon doesn't build these protections in.

Business Global stocks tumble as Wall Street braces for more losses
Author: 0 Global stocks tumble as Wall Street braces for more losses

In Saudi Arabia, the region's biggest economy, the Tadawul stock exchange slipped 1.5 per cent while Qatar's closed a little more than 2 per cent down. Hong Kong's Hang Seng composite index saw a mirror-image 4.77 per cent loss, with only six of its almost 500 constituent companies in the black. Taiwan's main index lost 50 percent, its biggest since in 2011 and Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index dropped 4.2 percent.

Business Australian Dollar Shrugs Off RBA After Breakneck Volatility
Author: 0 Australian Dollar Shrugs Off RBA After Breakneck Volatility

The Pound-to-Australian-Dollar rate was quoted 0.19% higher at 1.7729. "Because they believe interest rates in the United States will rise, it's off the back of wages inflation numbers that came out last Friday". Ellerston Capital global economist Tim Toohey said the RBA will start lifting the cash rate in the second half of the year as part of a three-year tightening process that will see the rate go up by 125 basis points.

Author: 0 Lexington Realty Trust (LXP) Currently Above Chikou Line

The shares were sold at an average price of $57.46, for a total value of $525,414.24. (BRSS) has risen 14.72% since February 6, 2017 and is uptrending. Foundry Prtn Limited Liability Com holds 750,900 shares or 0.31% of its portfolio. Teachers Retirement Of The State Of Kentucky reported 12,700 shares.

Business Best Buy No Longer Will Sell CDs Beginning July 1
Author: 0 Best Buy No Longer Will Sell CDs Beginning July 1

The decision to terminate CD sales likely comes as a result of increased consumer interest in digital music streaming services like Spotify and Apple Music , and declining CD sales in the US. Best Buy isn't tossing them, as they will still be in the turntables section, but that is due to a past commitment it made with vendors. The company has told music manufacturers that it wants to sell CDs on a consignment basis through scan-based trading.

Business Nagaland elections: With a day left for nomination, 22 candidates file papers
Author: 0 Nagaland elections: With a day left for nomination, 22 candidates file papers

Three political parties have finalised their list of candidates for the Nagaland Assembly elections, but no one has filed nominations till Monday, with less than 48 hours to the deadline. They have since dashed off a letter of protest to BJP national president Amit Shah. The core committee of civil organisations and tribal bodies and also the Naga insurgent groups had declared that anyone contesting the elections against "the wishes of the Naga people" would be branded as "anti-Naga".

Business Yields fall from four-year highs as stocks drop
Author: 0 Yields fall from four-year highs as stocks drop

Stocks have been rising steadily since the election in part because the economy is so strong. Except that it was entirely logical. Managers have cautioned the sell-off in bond and equity markets has further to run, pointing to the impact of the withdrawal of central bank stimulus and even a potential stagflationary environment developing.

Business RBA cash rate unlikely to budge
Author: 0 RBA cash rate unlikely to budge

But economists feel that the slippage is not enough to warrant a move to higher interest rates. That followed a very sedate 0.1 percent gain the previous quarter. Although debt levels remain high with income growth slowly increasing, Lowe said that business conditions remain positive along with the outlook for non-mining business investment.

Business Japan Army Helicopter Crashes In Residential Area
Author: 0 Japan Army Helicopter Crashes In Residential Area

The Defence Ministry said the co-pilot suffered heart and lung failure and was later pronounced dead, and the pilot was missing. "We are working hard to confirm the situation", Onodera told reporters in Tokyo. But no other injuries have been reported among local residents, police said. Her grandmother was inside an adjacent house that was partially damaged by the fire, but she too escaped safely.

Business Karius: Hard to take positives from Spurs draw
Author: 0 Karius: Hard to take positives from Spurs draw

First, here's Liverpool's Virgil Van Dijk , who (naturally) denies that he kicked Erik Lamela but also had the gall to suggest that Harry Kane had dived in the box to earn the first penalty. "It is a decision the ref already made and the ref is closer than the linesman (who overruled)". "He is one of the best strikers". There were some real challenges in the first half, lots of moments when it could have been a free-kick but the referee said "today that's the game, that's allowed" ...

Business Indianapolis Colts Linebacker Edwin Jackson Killed on Highway
Author: 0 Indianapolis Colts Linebacker Edwin Jackson Killed on Highway

Authorities said Jackson was the passenger for a ride-sharing operator, identified as 54-year-old Jeffrey Monroe of Avon, Indiana. They had pulled to the side of I-70 near Holt Road because Jackson had become ill. We admired his outgoing personality, competitive spirit and hard-working mentality. Jim Irsay , owner and CEO of the Indianapolis Colts tweeted: "Our hearts and prayers are with Edwin Jackson's family".

Business Bitcoin slumps below $7000 as cryptos hit by risk-asset rout
Author: 0 Bitcoin slumps below $7000 as cryptos hit by risk-asset rout

Bitcoin's longest run of losses since Christmas day has coincided with investors exiting risky assets across the board, with stocks globally retreating in the wake of a slump in USA markets Friday. The total value of all digital currencies has dropped below $300 billion for the first time since late November. The mood has been quickly changing around cryptocurrencies , which are suffering from tougher regulatory scrutiny from governments in China, India and South Korea .

Business Nissan Armada Snow Patrol revealedIce-cold Patrol to debut in Chicago
Author: 0 Nissan Armada Snow Patrol revealedIce-cold Patrol to debut in Chicago

What do you get when you mix snow and an open-top sports auto? If you're thinking about doing this to your own 370Z, you might think again. All of that work required the removal of the entire drivetrain , with the engine and transmission having to be custom-mounted, and a front skid plate fabricated to protect it from damage, resulting in the 332hp snowmobile you see before you.

Business South Korean appeal court gives Samsung heir suspended prison term
Author: 0 South Korean appeal court gives Samsung heir suspended prison term

Lee walked out of the courthouse swinging the hands that had been cuffed every time he arrived and left the building since he was first detained in February previous year, television pictures showed. The four other Samsung Electronics executives convicted alongside Lee also had their convictions reduced, with the two who had been given prison terms similarly having their sentences suspended.

Business Lloyds bans credit card purchases of bitcoin over crash fear
Author: 0 Lloyds bans credit card purchases of bitcoin over crash fear

Britain's biggest mortgage lender will ban its credit card customers from buying Bitcoin amid fears that they could run up huge losses, the Telegraph reported earlier on Sunday. "At this time, we are not processing cryptocurrency purchases using credit cards, due to the volatility and risk involved", a J.P. Morgan Chase spokesperson said in a statement to CNBC .

Business Analysts Set EnLink Midstream LLC (ENLC) Target Price at $18.75
Author: 0 Analysts Set EnLink Midstream LLC (ENLC) Target Price at $18.75

It has outperformed by 4.96% the S&P500. The institutional investor held 879,332 shares of the major banks company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $83.99M, down from 889,420 at the end of the previous reported quarter. They issued a "neutral" rating and a $19.00 price objective on the stock. The company has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of $77.36.

Business Yellen Lands New Job at Brookings Institution
Author: 0 Yellen Lands New Job at Brookings Institution

But the bank estimated that its total earnings could drop by as much as $400 million this year. "We can not tolerate pervasive and persistent misconduct at any bank, and the consumers harmed by Wells Fargo expect that robust and comprehensive reforms will be put in place to make certain that the abuses do not occur again", Janet Yellen said in a statement issued on her last day as the Fed's chair.

Business Chidambaram slams Budget, terms mega healthcare scheme a 'jumla'
Author: 0 Chidambaram slams Budget, terms mega healthcare scheme a 'jumla'

There are no prizes for guessing why the BJP government had to do something big for farmers. But, segments of the economy that need a large amount of government's support. Capital gains exceeding Rs 1 lakh from shares held for more than a year will be taxed at 10 per cent. This has now been subsumed into the new Standard Deduction of Rs 40,000 which may mean very little benefit in tax saving considering that health and education cess has gone up.

Business Vonn completes Garmisch-Partenkirchen downhill double
Author: 0 Vonn completes Garmisch-Partenkirchen downhill double

The federation plans to announce a new program for the weekend at a meeting with coaches later Friday. The Italian edged Vonn in both speed races that were held as test events on the Olympic hill in South Korea past year. The race was won by fellow American Lindsey Vonn. In a similar scenario to Saturday's race, Vonn beat Sofia Goggia for the win. Vonn's American teammate Stacey Cook crashed and was taken off the hill on a sled "as a precaution", the US ski team said, adding that Cook ...

Business Arsenal sign Dortmund striker Aubameyang
Author: 0 Arsenal sign Dortmund striker Aubameyang

We are an attacking team". The French striker was involved in a merry-go-round of transfers that saw him end up at Chelsea after the Blues loaned Michy Batshuayi to Dortmund following their sale of Aubameyang . Wayne Rooney is the club's top scorer with 11 goals to his name so far this season. "However, I expect them to beat Everton at the Emirates". Tuesday is the 60th anniversary of the tragedy which claimed 23 lives, including eight of the players, as Sir Matt Busby's side returned ...

Author: 0 The Factor Everyone Ignores: Brandywine Realty Trust (BDN), Intel Corporation

Moreover, Pacad Limited has 0.05% invested in Education Realty Trust, Inc . Brandywine Realty Trust ( BDN ) stock price recorded a distance from twenty day simple moving average surged at 1.84% while its distance from fifty day simple moving average raised 1.37% along with 3.37% above distance comparing to two hundred simple moving averages.

Business Royal Dutch Shell (RDSB) Rating Reiterated by Goldman Sachs Group
Author: 0 Royal Dutch Shell (RDSB) Rating Reiterated by Goldman Sachs Group

A surge in crude raised Shell's adjusted profits, excluding the U.S. tax charge and other one-off payments, stood at $4.3bn in the fourth quarter, the highest since 2014. Chief Executive Ben van Beurden said: "2017 was a year of strong financial performance for Shell". Shell - like its rivals - suffered during a period of weakness for energy prices that saw Brent crude stutter below $30 a barrel in early 2016.

Business Most Popular Super Bowl Foods Include Pizza, Wings And Guacamole
Author: 0 Most Popular Super Bowl Foods Include Pizza, Wings And Guacamole

The odds that the first all-vegan butcher shop in the US would be located in Minneapolis are about as long as those of Tom Brady getting a safety on the opening drive of the Super Bowl. He warned that because of the current low wholesale prices, wing popularity will probably rise slightly as college basketball builds toward its March Madness finale.

Business Dow sheds 400 pts as bond yields rise on strong jobs data
Author: 0 Dow sheds 400 pts as bond yields rise on strong jobs data

Tokyo ended 0.9 per cent down while Singapore shed 0.2 per cent and Seoul dived 1.7 per cent. Hong Kong, which in January chalked up a series of records, finished down 0.1 per cent. The market for federal funds futures has already priced in another half-percentage point increase in the overnight rate during the next 12 months. "If inflation moves higher then the chances of a fourth rate hike go up".

Business Stocks plunge, Dow loses more than 600 points
Author: 0 Stocks plunge, Dow loses more than 600 points

It tells you we've got inflation showing up somewhere. All 11 major sectors of the S&P 500 closed down. The S&P 500 has lost 3.8 percent since hitting a record high a week ago. Bund yields reached a fresh two-year high, while the euro and British pound weakened. The Dow fell more than 665 points or 2.5% to 25,520.96. The Standard & Poor's 500 index gave up 30 points, or 1.1 percent, to 2,791.

Author: 0 Comprehensive Stock Analysis Of United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS)

With the existing current ratio, United Parcel Service , Inc.is more than equipped to confront its liabilities with its assets. (NYSE: UPS ) on Wednesday, February 8 to "Buy" rating. Pension Serv owns 0.36% invested in United Parcel Service , Inc. (NYSE:UPS). State Bank Of The Ozarks invested in 5,143 shares. North Star Investment Management stated it has 1,995 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings.

Author: 0 Emerson Electric Company (EMR) Rating Lowered to Strong Sell at BidaskClub

DIMITRIEF ALEXANDER had bought 2,689 shares worth $43,446 on Friday, January 26. It has outperformed by 45.78% the S&P500. Vantage Investment Advisors LLC now owns 13,713 shares of the industrial products company's stock valued at $956,000 after purchasing an additional 6,056 shares during the last quarter.

Business Rory Best says he was advised to attend trial of Ulster teammates
Author: 0 Rory Best says he was advised to attend trial of Ulster teammates

Reiterating the fact she had no interest in rugby, when she was asked whether she knew Jackson and other Ulster players were in the VIP area that night, she replied: "Not to my knowledge, no". Jackson's barrister Brendan Kelly QC took the young woman through the footage of her entering the VIP area shortly after 1am. She was seen briefly placing her hand on the knee of Northern Ireland striker Kyle Lafferty and momentarily holding on to the arm of Will Grigg.

Business Simplex Trading LLC Acquires 1971 Shares of iShares Select Dividend ETF (DVY)
Author: 0 Simplex Trading LLC Acquires 1971 Shares of iShares Select Dividend ETF (DVY)

A value of 50-75 would identify a very strong trend, and a value of 75-100 would lead to an extremely strong trend. A reading from -80 to -100 would indicate an oversold situation. Generally speaking, an ADX value from 0-25 would indicate an absent or weak trend. A reading under 20 would indicate no trend, and a reading from 20-25 would suggest that there is no clear trend signal.

Author: 0 Budget 2018 Takeaways: Agriculture, Education, Healthcare, Private Industry, Tax, Financial Markets

Also, only 47 out of the 187 proposed projects have kicked off in Ganga cleaning progarmme of the Central government, which needs to more attention. A corpus of Rs. He committed an expenditure of Rs 1.38 lakh crore on health, education and social protection. "The people of the country have started describing the Union Budget 2018-19 in three words - "Modinomics plus Jaitleynomics is equivalent to jumlanomics", he said ".

Author: 0 YHB Investment Advisors Inc. Sells 9006 Shares of Celgene Co. (NASDAQ:CELG)

Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership now owns 1,907,052 shares of the biopharmaceutical company's stock worth $247,669,000 after purchasing an additional 1,787,052 shares during the last quarter. Wesbanco Retail Bank, West Virginia-based fund reported 86,523 shares. RiverPoint Capital Management LLC raised its position in shares of Celgene by 3.1% during the 2nd quarter.

Business Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA)
Author: 0 Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA)

The rating was downgraded by Vetr to "Strong-Buy" on Friday, August 28. It is easy to calculate. About 24.87 million shares traded or 18.11% up from the average. This exceeded analyst expectations of 21.5 billion yuan surveyed by Thomson Reuter, according to Reuters . The stock of Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE: BABA ) has "Buy" rating given on Friday, August 18 by Needham.

Business Union Budget 2018: Jaitley bends a knee to the poor voter
Author: 0 Union Budget 2018: Jaitley bends a knee to the poor voter

In the last Budget , the government had announced the National Health Protection Scheme, allotting Rs 100,000 (Rs 1 lakh) to each family for healthcare. "India has a serious challenge in terms of compliances". Those who fall in the lowest tax slab of Rs 2.5 lakh to Rs 5 lakh will have to pay just Rs 25 more in their income tax.

Business Roshen century, late wickets have Sri Lanka scenting victory
Author: 0 Roshen century, late wickets have Sri Lanka scenting victory

Silva's hundred came off 197-balls, with six boundaries and a six, before he was dismissed trying to cut off-spinner Mehidy Hasan (3-173) in the 156th over to end a 115-run partnership with Chandimal. Resuming the third day's play on 187 for 1, Sri Lanka added 108 runs in the opening session without facing any serious trouble. A boundary off Mehedi brought up Dickwella's half-century from just 47 balls but his fun was ended when he edged the same bowler behind and Dilruwan Perera (32) ...

Author: 0 Alphabet, Chevron among stocks in the red in broad market retreat

The news might fall into that unusual category of "good news is bad news", as it might pave the way for the Federal Reserve to increase interest rates sooner than it might otherwise have done. It was the biggest daily point fall in the Dow since December 2008 during the financial crisis. In Europe, a bond selloff deepened across the continent, and equities dropped for a fifth straight day, the longest streak since November.

Author: 0 Long-term capital gains tax makes a comeback

The Securities Transaction Tax paid by the unitholders of mutual funds at the time of selling and while buying and selling of direct equity shares will remain in force. According to the data showed by Association of Mutual Funds in India, the MFs asset under management (AUM) which stood at mere Rs 10 lakh crore in mid-2014 - jumped to Rs 21.27 lakh by end of December 2017.

Business Amazon jumps after earnings beat
Author: 0 Amazon jumps after earnings beat

The online giant's net income jumped to $1.86 billion, or $3.75 per share, in the quarter ended December 31, from $749 million, or $1.54 per share, in the year-ago period. "We've reached an important point where other companies and developers are accelerating adoption of Alexa", he said. AWS reported operating income of $1.35 billion for the fourth quarter, up 45% year-over-year.

Business Investors Catching Stocks Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM)
Author: 0 Investors Catching Stocks Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM)

Another trade for 22,656 shares valued at $1.81M was sold by Franklin Robert Stuart. The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) has risen 9.26% since February 2, 2017 and is uptrending. (NYSE:AGO) has "Hold" rating given on Friday, June 9 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM ) is an interesting player in the Basic Materials space, with a focus on Major Integrated Oil & Gas.

Business The New Starbucks Visa Card
Author: 0 The New Starbucks Visa Card

Currently, 125 Stars can be redeemed for one free drink, food item or ready-to-drink bottled beverage at participating Starbucks, so you could easily rack up freebies to feed your coffee addiction. With a $49 annual fee, the card may only be worth the investment for customers who already make Starbucks purchases super frequently. "This credit card also makes every day more rewarding for Starbucks and Chase customers through the ability to quickly earn Stars and benefits-including more food ...