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Business Qualcomm requests security review of Broadcom bid By
Author: 0 Qualcomm requests security review of Broadcom bid By

A source familiar with CFIUS's thinking said that if the deal were to be completed, the USA military was concerned that within 10 years, "there would essentially be a dominant player in all of these technologies and that's essentially Huawei, and then the American carriers would have no choice".

Business Bill Evans: RBA just capitulated on growth
Author: 0 Bill Evans: RBA just capitulated on growth

On Tuesday, the Reserve Bank of Australia will complete its second meeting of the year and announce its interest rate decision. Economists at this stage expect the economy grew 0.5 per cent in the December quarter for an annual rate of 2.5 per cent, which would be in line with the Reserve Bank's most recent forecast.

Business Sam Darnold The Latest Top Prospect Taking Control Of Pre-Draft Process
Author: 0 Sam Darnold The Latest Top Prospect Taking Control Of Pre-Draft Process

Hey, Sam, why not show off your ability and throw against your fellow QBs at the combine Saturday? He also needs to get stronger to survive the inevitable hard hits that will come in the NFL . Once we get there, then we'll see how everything starts playing out. I've always been brutally honest and some people don't like that because it's rare now days.

Author: 0 Bank of America Lowers QTS Realty Trust (QTS) Price Target to $45.00

The volume of the company in the last trading session was 4 Million. A total of 1.34 Billion shares exchanged at hands and its average trading volume is standing at 1.66 Million shares. Bbt Capital Ltd Liability Company invested 0.66% in QTS Realty Trust, Inc. The real estate investment trust reported $0.18 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.19 by ($0.01).

Business The Shape of Water, wins big at 2018 Oscars
Author: 0 The Shape of Water, wins big at 2018 Oscars

As with last year's similar stunt, the idea was better than the execution, but it did give the show a welcome and refreshing jolt of energy. It's his first Oscar win on his fourth nomination. "It's so nice seeing you again", said Beatty to the audience. 03h54: Gina Rodriguez, and Tom Holland announced Blade Runner 2049 as a victor for the Oscar for best special effects! A year in which one of the best supporting actor nominees (Christopher Plummer in All the Money in the World ) ...

Business Porsche joins the flying auto race, according to report
Author: 0 Porsche joins the flying auto race, according to report

Speaking to Automobilwoche , Porsche sales & marketing head Detlev von Platen suggests a passenger-carrying drone could slash his commute from Zuffenhausen to the Stuttgart airport, which now takes at least a half hour by vehicle. "Flying would take only three and a half minutes", Automobilwoche quotes von Platen as saying. Porsche says that its flying vehicle would allow some control over the piloting by passengers but that they would not need a pilot license because most functions ...

Author: 0 Enable Midstream Partners (ENBL) Receives Daily Coverage Optimism Score of 0.12

The hedge fund held 1.73 million shares of the natural gas distribution company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $122.85M, down from 1.88 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Alphamark Limited Liability Co accumulated 2,179 shares. So over the last four years, the partnership's per share quarterly payout has almost tripled.

Business Washington becomes first state to pass law protecting net neutrality
Author: 0 Washington becomes first state to pass law protecting net neutrality

Gov. Jay Inslee signed a bill enacting statewide net neutrality protections, in direct defiance of the Federal Trade Communication's December decision to repeal similar regulations governing internet providers across the country. While several states introduced similar measures this year seeking to protect net neutrality, so far only OR and Washington have passed legislation.

Business China calls for U.S. restraint on trade protectionism
Author: 0 China calls for U.S. restraint on trade protectionism

Ordering combative action on foreign trade, Trump declared on Thursday the United States would impose steep tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, escalating tensions with China and other trading partners and raising the prospect of higher prices for American consumers and companies.

Business Sensex, Nifty fall for fourth straight session; metals weigh
Author: 0 Sensex, Nifty fall for fourth straight session; metals weigh

The broader market too continued their losses on Monday. " Nifty finally closed 0.95 per cent lower at 10,359 points". On Monday, shares fell, especially those of metal producers on concerns that the U.S. All but two sectoral indices were trading in the green. Meanwhile, Asian stock markets also extended their Friday losses with Hong Kong's Hang Seng finishing 2.28 per cent lower, while Japan's Nikkei fell 0.66 per cent.

Business United suspends change to employee bonus program after backlash
Author: 0 United suspends change to employee bonus program after backlash

He pledged to solicit feedback from employee groups after staunch opposition to his plan to replace steady payouts with high-stakes drawings for prizes including $100,000 and Mercedes-Benz C-Class sedans. United's new incentive program also comes with a catch. Employees are said to be pretty displeased with the new approach. "Being "caring" can not be choosy", he said.

Business Is your child safe? Thousands of highchairs recalled
Author: 0 Is your child safe? Thousands of highchairs recalled

The recall is exclusively on this exact six-in-one high chair with polka dots, and no other Graco products . Graco said it received 38 reports of the rear leg pivoting out of place, including the five that included children who were injured.

Author: 0 China Completes Military Staff Reduction by 300000 Soldiers

A new national supervisory platform is expected to be introduced, as China is spearheading a pilot reform of supervisory systems, with supervisory commissions being established at provincial, city, and county levels. However, its figure is still far lower than President Donald Trump's USA proposal, which would provide the Pentagon with $617 billion and an additional $69 billion for ongoing wars in fiscal year 2019-a $74 billion increase over the previous fiscal year's budget.

Business Walmart Expands Meal Kits From 250 To 2000 Stores
Author: 0 Walmart Expands Meal Kits From 250 To 2000 Stores

Walmart is expanding its meal kits nationwide after testing the service in some of its stores, a move that will heighten its competition with Amazon . Those wanting to create meals with their own flair without grocery shopping, chopping and measuring may want to consider a pre-portioned meal kit. The company said it was also selling rotisserie chicken meals in flavors like Thai curry chicken or chicken fried rice .

Business 'Icarus' Doping Movie Wins Best Documentary at Oscars
Author: 0 'Icarus' Doping Movie Wins Best Documentary at Oscars

The filmmakers dedicated their award to the Russian chemist and whistleblower and chemist Dr. The win at Oscars 2018 is the second Oscar for Netflix in as many years, following its win in Documentary Short Subject category for The White Helmets in 2017.

Business Tristan Thompson To Miss Multiple Games With Sprained Ankle
Author: 0 Tristan Thompson To Miss Multiple Games With Sprained Ankle

Oh, and to add insult to injury, the NBA Gods dealt Cleveland another blow as they will be without reserve Jeff Green , further crippling the Cavs second-unit. So, it will likely be Nance Jr. who gets the call and Cleveland will either go super small, or they'll have to give some minutes to Ante Zizic , the lone holdover from the original Kyrie Irving trade.

Business After a dry start Monday, winter weather makes a return this week
Author: 0 After a dry start Monday, winter weather makes a return this week

A FIRST ALERT remains for showers at times on Monday . Tomorrow: Mostly sunny and mild. Most of the activity will be ending across west Alabama by 1 p.m., central by 3 p.m. Temperatures Wednesday through Friday will fall into the low 40s with upper 30s possible Friday . That's frost territory and I suspect pockets of 32 degrees (and a freeze) will happen during that stretch.

Business Why is Theresa May targeting councils?
Author: 0 Why is Theresa May targeting councils?

It comes after housing secretary Sajid Javid warned "Nimby" councils that powers could be taken off them if they fail to build enough new homes. Media captionWant to buy a house? Russell Quirk , the Founder and CEO of online estate agent Emoov.co.uk, believes that the Government's failure to deliver its aspirations of 300,000 new homes per year could become its downfall in the next general election, and these announcements have arrived with this in mind.

Business Amazon's next product may be a checking account
Author: 0 Amazon's next product may be a checking account

Amazon is in talks with banks to work on a customized branded service for its customers, according to the Wall Street Journal , citing "people familiar with the matter". The company already offers something called Amazon Cash , which lets customers add cash to a digital wallet and purchase items online with it, similar to the way PayPal operates.

Business Decline in auto sales eases but diesel collapse continues
Author: 0 Decline in auto sales eases but diesel collapse continues

However, the SMMT is expecting a further year-on-year drop in March, as this time last year buyers were rushing to get their new cars registered before an increase in vehicle excise duty in April 2017. Electric and hybrid cars rose by 7.2% last month. Howard Archer, the chief economic adviser to the EY Item Club, said: "Car sales are likely to be hampered by mounting pressure to restrict auto finance deals and unsecured consumer credit".

Business Service sector contracts in February
Author: 0 Service sector contracts in February

That's the weakest in four months and below the flash estimate of 57.5. United Kingdom service sector activity expanded at the fastest pace in four months in February, survey data from IHS Markit showed Monday. Howard Archer, EY ITEM Club's chief economic adviser, said: "A reasonably reassuring survey after a tepid January that points to the services sector performing pretty solidly".

Business Oil prices climb ahead of OPEC meeting with U.S. shale firms
Author: 0 Oil prices climb ahead of OPEC meeting with U.S. shale firms

Another 1 million barrels per day will be added by natural gas liquids to reach over 4.7 million barrels daily in 2023. The number of oil rigs drilling for new production in the United States rose to 800 for the first time since April 2015 in early March, pointing to more increases in output to come.

Business AXA acquires XL Group in $15.3bn deal
Author: 0 AXA acquires XL Group in $15.3bn deal

Axa is to offer $57.60 per share for XL Group, an increase of 33 percent on the target company's closing share price on Friday (2 March). The merger agreement was unanimously approved by the boards of AXA and XL Group. P&C insurers' stocks fell during last year's natural disaster season and have attracted the attention of bidders as premiums are rising after several years of falling rates.

Business Trump tariffs would damage global economies, warns IMF
Author: 0 Trump tariffs would damage global economies, warns IMF

Assuming US tariffs fully covered EU steel, the European Union would put forward 25 per cent tariffs on 2.8 billion euros worth of goods from the United States . But Robert Scott, senior economist at the left-leaning Economics Policy Institute said tariffs were "long overdue". The European Union warned it would respond to a rise in US steel tariffs with tariffs of its own on products in Republican-dominated states.

Business Assetmark Inc. Sells 870 Shares of iShares US ETF Trust (LQDH)
Author: 0 Assetmark Inc. Sells 870 Shares of iShares US ETF Trust (LQDH)

Aggregate Bond Etf by 16.5% in the fourth quarter. Leavell Investment Management Inc. increased its holdings in iShares iBonds Dec 2022 Term Corporate ETF by 22.7% during the 4th quarter. Ishares Core U.S. Aggregate Bond Etf has a 1-year low of $1,920.01 and a 1-year high of $2,186.52. The business also recently declared a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, March 7th.

Business Sensex closes 137 points lower; Nifty settles at 10458-level
Author: 0 Sensex closes 137 points lower; Nifty settles at 10458-level

In the broader market , the BSE Midcap and the BSE Smallcap indices gained 0.13% and 0.45% respectively. Other laggards include Infosys, Power Grid, HDFC Bank , ITC Ltd, Axis Bank, RIL, Hero MotoCorp, Yes Bank, L&T, Dr Reddy's , Adani Ports, Sun Pharma, NTPC, TCS an HDFC Ltd, falling up to 1.19%.

Author: 0 Physicians Realty Trust (DOC) Position Raised by Teacher Retirement System of Texas

Cbre Clarion Securities Llc who had been investing in Qts Realty Trust Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $1.95 billion market cap company. The real estate investment trust reported $0.27 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.27. Cbre Clarion Limited Liability Company reported 0.11% stake.

Business Pocan says students, corporations leading on gun control
Author: 0 Pocan says students, corporations leading on gun control

Which is why maybe this only feels different. Michael Merrifield (D-El Paso). Of course, there were many people who were opposed to the change. Lawmakers passed a tax bill that removed fuel tax benefits that could have saved the company about $40 million a year.

Business Stocks end mixed after sharp drop early in the day
Author: 0 Stocks end mixed after sharp drop early in the day

The S&P 500 fell for a third straight day after President Donald Trump said the USA would slap tariffs on. President Donald Trump told industry executives he will impose a tariff of 25 per cent on imported steel and 10 per cent on aluminum "next week".

Business US Northeast still facing flooding, outages after killer storm
Author: 0 US Northeast still facing flooding, outages after killer storm

Amtrak is reporting track damage on one of its Washington lines. The storm also dumped heavy snow from OH to New England and into upstate NY, where more than 3 feet was recorded. "I have a new washer, and my boyfriend just built a wooden platform for it". "Do not ride out the storm if you are told to evacuate", Baker said.

Business After coin flip, Patriots get 43rd overall pick for Jimmy G
Author: 0 After coin flip, Patriots get 43rd overall pick for Jimmy G

That pick is now in the possession of the Patriots following the Jimmy Garoppolo trade . The coin flip took part in front of the weight benches used for the NFL Scouting Combine. The two teams met for a coin toss in 2006 with the 49ers winning the right to pick sixth and taking tight end Vernon Davis. A couple of those possible common targets: Virginia Tech linebacker Tremaine Edmunds, Georgia linebacker Roquan Smith, Ohio State cornerback Denzel Ward, Iowa cornerback Josh Jackson and ...

Business 'Pretty much everyone on the plane threw up': Monster storm wreaks havoc
Author: 0 'Pretty much everyone on the plane threw up': Monster storm wreaks havoc

A pilot reported that "pretty much every one on the plane threw up" as the aircraft flew through a storm Friday. . "Pretty much everyone on the plane threw up", according to the National Weather Service's official aircraft report. High winds and driving rain have caused thousands of flight cancellations at East Coast airports Friday, although none have affected Anchorage. Another 10,000 were delayed according to the flight-tracking website.

Business PNB fraud case: Non-bailable warrants issued against Nirav Modi, Choksi
Author: 0 PNB fraud case: Non-bailable warrants issued against Nirav Modi, Choksi

The CBI, however, has expanded its investigation and arrested two internal auditors of the branch, among others. The Central bureau of Investigation (CBI) had directed Modi to mandatorily join the investigation from next week after he claimed that he could not join the probe as he had business commitments overseas.

Author: 0 NRA's big-money politics sets agenda on gun issues

Jeni Britton Bauer, CEO of Jeni's Splendid Ice Cream, announced on Monday that the ice-cream company was considering cutting ties with FedEx following calls for boycott from gun-control activists . The company said in a statement that it "has never set or changed rates for any of our millions of customers around the world in response to their politics, beliefs or positions on issues", and that the NRA is one of "hundreds of organizations" that pay discounted rates for shipping.

Business Wall St set for weekly losses on trade war fears
Author: 0 Wall St set for weekly losses on trade war fears

The CBOE Volatility index, the measure of short-term stock market volatility on Wall Street , was last at 20.90 - its highest in a week. Concerns about the possibility of higher inflation and interest rates have rocked markets since the S&P 500 set its latest record high in late January.

Business Huawei P20 Storage Variants Leaked
Author: 0 Huawei P20 Storage Variants Leaked

The specs disclosed by the carrier are not surprising at all, in fact, they confirm the leaks that surfaced recently. Moreover, there will also be a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner and the Blass' report in Venture Beat, stated about the smartphone that it will be powered by an octa-core Kirin 659 SoC comprised of a quad-core SoC clocked at 2.48GHz coupled with a 1.7GHz quad-core SoC.

Business Fed's Powell expects strong U.S. growth
Author: 0 Fed's Powell expects strong U.S. growth

The economy grew 2.3 percent in 2017, and the number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits is at a 48-year low . "We still expect the Fed to continue to hike interest rates, as economic growth is doing quite well in the United States and fiscal stimulus should help to boost growth further", said Capital Economics analyst Simona Gambarini.

Business Uber and Lyft drivers may make way less money than you think
Author: 0 Uber and Lyft drivers may make way less money than you think

And 30 percent of drivers actually lose money once vehicle expenses are taken into account. That means 74 percent of Uber and Lyft drivers earn less than the minimum wage in their state, the academic study found. "Because of this deduction, most ride-hailing drivers are able to declare profits that are substantially lower". Almost half of drivers can consequently declare a loss on their taxes .

Business Senate Republican blasts Trump tariff decision: 'So much losing'
Author: 0 Senate Republican blasts Trump tariff decision: 'So much losing'

Despite Trump's reaction, European Commission vice president Jyrki Katainen told AFP "there is a little window of opportunity still open" and that Europe was not a danger to the US. Australian Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Steve Ciobo said his biggest concern was "retaliatory measures" by other major economies. "Make no mistake: If the President goes through with this, it will kill American jobs - that's what every trade war ultimately does".

Business Lego Introduces Pieces Made of Sugarcane-Based Plastic
Author: 0 Lego Introduces Pieces Made of Sugarcane-Based Plastic

However, over the next 12 years, they want to up the ante to include all LEGO bricks being made from sustainable, plant-based plastic. Polyethylene is a soft, flexible, and durable type of plastic that the Lego Group now uses in 1 - 2 % of its elements.