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Author: 0 House leaving town with GOP health care bill in shambles

The House Rules Committee will consider an amendment to the American Health Care Act to fund high-risk pools in states in an attempt to show progress on the GOP's plan to repeal and replace Obamacare before the House goes on a two week recess starting Friday.

Author: 0 Passage Of Tax Reform GST Bills: A New Start

The Central Goods and Services Tax (CGST) Bill, 2017, along with three other GST Bills were moved for consideration in the lower house. After an 8-hour long debate, The Lok Sabha passed all four bills corresponding to GST or Goods and Services Tax crucial to the launch from July 1 of the country's biggest tax reform since Independence.

Business Bill to amend customs, excise Acts introduced in Lok Sabha
Author: 0 Bill to amend customs, excise Acts introduced in Lok Sabha

The Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council has cleared five amended rules of the GST bill and has tentatively approved the other four. The Lower House of Parliament passed the Bills by voice vote, after Speaker Sumitra Mahajan initiated clause-by-clause voting at the end of a long debate on GST, billed as the country's biggest tax reforms since Independence.

Business Trump's Border Wall May Trap Some Americans on Mexico Side
Author: 0 Trump's Border Wall May Trap Some Americans on Mexico Side

Kelly said he was consulting with U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials about where additional fencing along the almost 2,000-mile border was most needed, adding that he had been given "a lot of elbow room" on the issue. US President Donald Trump is welcomed as he speaks to commanders and coalition representatives during a visit to U.S. Central Command and USSpecial Operations Command at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, Florida, Monday.

Author: 0 Libya's Oil Production Set to Rebound as Biggest Field Reopens

The resumption of activity also stalled a rally that Gene McGillian , manager of market research for Tradition Energy , says was about to occur "on the signs that the OPEC production agreement will be extended". West Texas Intermediate for May delivery rose 79 cents to $51.03 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. The move higher came after the global benchmark broke above its 100-day moving average, a key resistance level, putting the contract into technically overbought territory ...

Business Trump, Chinese leader Xi set for Mar-a-Lago talks
Author: 0 Trump, Chinese leader Xi set for Mar-a-Lago talks

Dozens of supporters, protesters and spectators lined the streets in Palm Beach County Thursday as they awaited the arrival of President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping. Many blue-collar workers helped propel him to his unexpected election victory on November 8 and Trump wants to deliver for them. Guo Yu, principal China analyst at global risk consultancy Verisk Maplecroft, said the move followed common practice by the North Korean leader.

Author: 0 Trade, North Korea pose challenges as Trump prepares to meet China's Xi

After defeats on his travel ban and Obamacare repeal, Trump wants to show progress countering North Korea's nuclear threat and opening Chinese markets to more US goods. "The stated objective of the last test was to validate the nuclear weapon design that would arm all of North Korea's missiles", Lewis said of North Korea's September 2016 nuclear test - its fifth and largest to date.

Business Trump approves Keystone XL pipeline
Author: 0 Trump approves Keystone XL pipeline

Taking it a step further, a 2011 report from Cornell University concluded that the Keystone XL pipeline could actually destroy more jobs than it created. That challenge has been discontinued, TransCanada said Friday. "Moving forward, we strongly urge the individual states, which stand to benefit from the Keystone XL pipeline, to approve this important project".

Author: 0 Reynolds American, Inc. (RAI) Stake Held by Triangle Securities Wealth Management

Ffcm LLC acquired a new position in shares of Reynolds American during the fourth quarter worth $107,000. This is a boost from Reynolds American's previous quarterly dividend of $0.46. They now have a United States dollars 59 price target on the stock. While looking the figure depicted by the Price to Earning we can suggest that the shares of Reynolds American Inc .

Author: 0 Two Girls Are Banned From Flight For Wearing Leggings

United is working to recover and explain after the incident, set off on Twitter early Sunday after Shannon Watts , founder of the gun control advocacy group Moms Demand Action, posted about the girls on Twitter. Travelers familiar with the airline employee travel pass say it has always been a requirement for those using the benefit to dress up more so than paying passengers.

Business AMD Ryzen 5 1600 reviewed, 6C/12T combats Core i7-5930K
Author: 0 AMD Ryzen 5 1600 reviewed, 6C/12T combats Core i7-5930K

Expected to be a 4 core, 4 thread CPU and looking to come with a 3.1ghz core clock the Ryzen 3 series will be the last Ryzen chips to make it to the market. The supported chipset will be the AMD B350. Meanwhile, in a related development, AMD is all set to release its mainstream Ryzen 5 series CPU in about a week's time - on April 11, 2017, to be more specific.

Author: 0 TT Electronics PLC (LON:TTG) Issued With 'Buy' Rating At Peel Hunt

Therefore 75% are positive. Mccarthy Stone Plc had 60 analyst reports since December 17, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. They now have a GBX 585 ($7.30) target price on the insurance provider's stock. Deutsche Bank has "Buy" rating and GBX 365 target. Liberum Capital reaffirmed a hold rating and issued a GBX 925 ($11.55) price objective on shares of Land Securities Group plc in a research note on Monday, December 5th.

Author: 0 Neil Gorsuch confirmation vote

They are also angry that Senate Republicans past year refused to consider former Democratic President Barack Obama's nomination of appellate judge Merrick Garland to replace conservative Justice Antonin Scalia , who died in February 2016, the same seat Gorsuch has been named to fill.

Business Aetna Quits Iowa Obamacare Market, Is Second Insurer to Leave
Author: 0 Aetna Quits Iowa Obamacare Market, Is Second Insurer to Leave

But Gundersen only sells individual plans in five counties. That includes policies both on and off the exchange. They worry that Republicans have not said they will extend billions of dollars of subsidies into 2018 and that lawmakers might make other major changes, such as scrapping the requirement that all Americans must have health coverage or pay a fine.

Business Yum China soars after topping expectations for earnings and sales
Author: 0 Yum China soars after topping expectations for earnings and sales

Brands to $66.00 in a research note on Friday, February 10th. Longbow Research lowered Yum! Finally, Nomura reissued a "buy" rating and issued a $69.00 target price (down from $70.00) on shares of Yum! Brands and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a report on Saturday, February 11th.

Business Yum China dishes up surprise rise in same-store sales
Author: 0 Yum China dishes up surprise rise in same-store sales

The company maintains price to book ratio of 5.49. As of writing, Yum China Holdings, Inc.'s RSI stands at 82.38. The operator of KFC and Pizza Hut in China reported its first-quarter earnings rose to $175 million, or 44 cents a share, from $145 million, or 40 cents a share, a year earlier.

Business Derailment still causing headaches for commuters
Author: 0 Derailment still causing headaches for commuters

During Tuesday's evening commute, throngs of annoyed NJ Transit and Long Island Rail Road commuters had their eyes glued to the board to see where they could catch a train home, then rushed to the track to squeeze on board. and 10 a.m. Wednesday, the LIRR also said it would terminate three trains at Jamaica and divert one to Hunterspoint Avenue, Queens, because of reduced track capacity after Monday morning's derailment.

Business Man hits clerk, pushes cash registers off counter
Author: 0 Man hits clerk, pushes cash registers off counter

Authorities are looking for three people in connection with an armed robbery at a Santa Ana doughnut shop late last month, officials said Wednesday. The candy was a 75-cent bag of M&M's, police told KTLA-TV Channel 5 . The incident dates to February 11 when a man was trying to pay at a 7-Eleven store. Police say he caused $700 of damage. He is a white man about 30 to 35 years old and has a medium to heavy build with short black hair and a light complexion.

Author: 0 Financials, energy lead Wall St. gains, Trump-Xi meet looms

Patrick Cronin, a China expert at the Centre for a New American Security, said the Trump administration does not have "a reconciled trade and economic policy yet, and the differing views on China in the White House underscore that". In the past few years, China has been opening its market in some ways, but in others it has actually increased its protectionist intervention, says Myron Brilliant, executive vice president and head of worldwide affairs for the U.S.

Business UberPool Customer Says She Was Attacked By Another Passenger
Author: 0 UberPool Customer Says She Was Attacked By Another Passenger

In her suit, Camacho says the attack happened after using UberPOOL , an app that allows users to share riders with strangers if they are heading in the same direction to get a lower fare. Camacho is seeking $50,000 from Uber for medical bills, lost wages and pain and suffering. The lawsuit is seeing more than $150,000 in damages and is claiming one count of negligence against Uber and one count each of battery and assault against Ramer.

Author: 0 Oil prices edge lower as rebound in Libyan production weighs

West Texas Intermediate crude oil for May delivery rose 50 cents, or 1%, to $50.75 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. The Sharara field in Libya was producing 120,000 barrels a day by Monday. Markets remain very wary over excess inventories and the sustained increase in USA stocks during the first quarter of 2017 was a major impediment to oil prices moving higher.

Author: 0 SpaceX chief Elon Musk sets new bar on reusable rocket engine

The 11,600-pound satellite operated by Luxembourg-based SES will replace two existing satellites and will provide broadband and high-definition video capabilities throughout Mexico, Central and South America and the Caribbean. If successful, SpaceX could fly the booster a third time, said company spokesman John Taylor. SpaceX designed the Falcon 9 with reusability as a part of its objective.

Business Sell-side Recommendations on Panera Bread Company (NASDAQ:PNRA)
Author: 0 Sell-side Recommendations on Panera Bread Company (NASDAQ:PNRA)

There may be various price targets for a stock. Consensus earnings estimates are far from flawless, but they are watched by many investors and play an important role in measuring the appropriate valuation for a stock. Earnings per share serves as an indicator of a company's profitability. Panera Bread Company ( PNRA ) has a market capitalization of 7.18 Billion.

Business Amazon to hire 30K new part-time workers in 2017
Author: 0 Amazon to hire 30K new part-time workers in 2017

Thursday's announcement is in addition to the plans announced by the company earlier this year when Amazon said it would create 100,000 jobs by mid-2018 . Amazon did not specify whether any of New Jersey's centers would benefit from the additional jobs. Customer reviews, 1-Click shopping, personalized recommendations, Prime, Fulfillment by Amazon, AWS, Kindle Direct Publishing, Kindle, Fire tablets, Fire TV, Amazon Echo, and Alexa are some of the products and services pioneered by Amazon.

Author: 0 Russian police check suspicious object in St. Petersburg

The bombing was the worst terrorist attack in a major Russian city in years. It said it had identified several people of central Asian origin who had been in touch with Akbarzhon Jalilov, the main suspect. Dozens of people gathered in a St Petersburg cathedral for a memorial service for the dead, as Russian Federation marked a second day of national mourning.

Business All sleep, no work can pay you 16000 euros!
Author: 0 All sleep, no work can pay you 16000 euros!

For a start, two months is a long time and successful applicants will be subjected to a battery of tests for two weeks before and afterwards, so it's really three months (88 days in total). To be included in the study, the participant must be 20 to 45 years old and has a body mass index between 22 and 27. For the curious; that includes eating while lying down, drinking while lying down and (there it is.) going to the toilet while lying down.

Business US stocks off to a mixed start Thursday
Author: 0 US stocks off to a mixed start Thursday

In the 12 months to February 2017, the United States drinks group's reported net sales reached US$7.3 billion, while reported operating income grew 36% to US$2.4bn. HETTERICH F PAUL bought $111,766 worth of Constellation Brands, Inc . Constellation Brands ended the quarter with cash and cash equivalents of $177.4 million.

Author: 0 The 396034 Shares in Staples, Inc. (SPLS) Acquired by Quadrature Capital Ltd

On average, equities analysts expect that Staples will post $0.89 EPS for the current fiscal year. 10 Analysts reported that the Price Target for Staples , Inc. Now the shares of Staples , Inc. Finally, TheStreet raised Staples from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Monday, December 5th.

Author: 0 SpaceX set to make history by launching satellite on recycled rocket

Launching from Florida's Kennedy Space Centre the Falcon 9 rocket sent a telecommunications satellite into orbit, before being brought back under control to land - vertically - on a barge in the Atlantic. The Falcon 9's first stage for this mission was previously used on the successful CRS-8 mission in April 2016. SES S.A. chief technology officer Martin Halliwell called Thursday's launch, "a big step for everybody - something that's never, ever been done before".

Business Payless ShoeSource to close 400 locations; Watertown stores safe
Author: 0 Payless ShoeSource to close 400 locations; Watertown stores safe

The company said that a $US80m ($F167m) new term-loan financing will allow it to emerge from Chapter 11 "well positioned for future growth and profitability post-restructuring". Payless has 4,400 stores in 30 countries, employing almost 22,000 people. It offers fashionable shoes and accessories for the family at moderate prices.

Business Stocks wither as Fed plans throw cold water on early rally
Author: 0 Stocks wither as Fed plans throw cold water on early rally

Before then, there's a raft of USA data on the agenda including the monthly non-manufacturing report from the Institute for Supply Management later Wednesday. It's also worth noting that President Trump accused the Fed of being a political entity, holding stocks higher artificially by holding interest rates so low for so long under President Obama.

Author: 0 Microsoft Windows 10 offers more transparency to users

The company said that it "will continue to work closely with Microsoft to ensure the best experience on Windows platforms and are constantly evaluating the most effective path going forward". The Windows 10 Creators Update should be available for download globally starting with April 11th. The portal has controls to view and clear browsing history, search history and location information .

Author: 0 US trade deficit drops sharply to $43.6 billion in February

China again led the way, with an official manufacturing index expanding at the fastest pace in almost five years, while factory surveys on Monday showed encouraging growth as well in Japan, India and much of emerging Asia, Reuters reported.

Business Mourners gather in Derry to remember Martin McGuinness
Author: 0 Mourners gather in Derry to remember Martin McGuinness

The leaders of all the main political parties at Stormont also attended requiem mass in a church not far from the only "peace barrier" separating the remaining loyalist enclave on the west bank of the river Foyle, and the nationalist streets that surround it.

Author: 0 Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS), Zosano Pharma Corp (NASDAQ:ZSAN)

Usually the RSI is considered overbought when above 70 and oversold when less than 30. Developed J. Welles Wilder, the Relative Strength Index (RSI) is a momentum oscillator that measures the speed and change of price movements. ATR value of company was 0.25. The count of Hold ratings in that period was 6. In the liquidity ratio analysis; quick ratio for most recent quarter was 1.60 while current ratio for time period was 1.60.

Author: 0 Share Rating and Recommendations Recap: Corning Incorporated (NYSE:GLW)

Investors might also notice that three month ago the Buy recommendations (8) outnumbered Sell recommendations (2). Norges Bank acquired a new stake in Corning during the fourth quarter worth approximately $265,739,000. Analysts forecast that Corning Incorporated will post $1.68 EPS for the current year. The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, March 31st.

Author: 0 Russian investigators name suspected St. Petersburg subway bomber

The explosion was a suspected suicide bombing by a perpetrator with ties to radical Islamists, Russia's Interfax news agency cited a law enforcement source as saying late on Monday. The intelligence agency said it is co-operating with Russian authorities to help the investigation. People from Kyrgyzstan and other Central Asian former Soviet republics are common sites in St.

Business Lifetime Isas to launch but few banks will offer them
Author: 0 Lifetime Isas to launch but few banks will offer them

Anyone aged between 18 and 39 (if you turn 40 on or before April 6, 2017 you won't be eligible) will be able to open a Lifetime Isa savings account. The Lisa is effectively a replacement to the government's Help to Buy Isa which launched in December 2015 to help first-time buyers to get onto the property market with a 25 per cent increase on contributions of up to £200 per month.

Author: 0 Revenue Estimates Analysis Of Laredo Petroleum, Inc. (LPI)

Scotiabank reiterated a "hold" rating and set a $14.00 target price on shares of Laredo Petroleum in a report on Thursday, February 16th. Analysts polled by Thomson Reuters have set a consensus target price of $15.03 on shares. Earnings per share (EPS ) is the portion of a company's profit allocated to each outstanding share of common stock. Thus the company showed an Earnings Surprise of 6.7 Percent.

Business Fed can start unwinding stimulus this year: Williams
Author: 0 Fed can start unwinding stimulus this year: Williams

Provided that the economy continued to perform about as expected, "most participants anticipated that gradual increases in the federal funds rate would continue and judged that a change to the Committee's reinvestment policy would likely be appropriate later this year", the minutes said.

Author: 0 Trump leaves photo op before signing executive orders

The officials said that the Trump administration will produce a sweeping report on the cause of USA trade deficits as well as plans to improve trade enforcement and the collection of billions in import taxes as part of the effort to bolster US manufacturing.

Business Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc.'s (VRX)
Author: 0 Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc.'s (VRX)

Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have issued a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the company's stock. Scotiabank reiterated a "sector perform" rating and issued a C$15.00 target price on shares of Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl in a research note on Wednesday, March 1st.

Business Groups Respond as Trump Administration Tightens Up H-1B Visa Program
Author: 0 Groups Respond as Trump Administration Tightens Up H-1B Visa Program

The Trump administration is beefing up enforcement of the H1-B visa program used by tech companies to bring high-skilled workers to the U.S. The announcements came as the government began accepting applications Monday for H-1B visas that will be issued for the next fiscal year, which begins October 1.

Business Two Ex-Barclays Libor Traders Found Not Guilty of Rigging Rate
Author: 0 Two Ex-Barclays Libor Traders Found Not Guilty of Rigging Rate

While Contogoulas and Reich admitted they'd requested rates that helped their own trading books, they said they were only doing what their bosses told them to do. Four former colleagues of Reich and Contogoulas are serving sentences of as long as 5 1/2 years for the offense last year after Tom Hayes, a former UBS Group AG and Citigroup Inc.

Author: 0 Democratic senator ends 15-hour speech opposing Supreme Court nominee Gorsuch

While Democrats have the votes for a filibuster , Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is ready to lead the GOP in a unilateral change in a Senate floor procedure so significant that it has been dubbed the "nuclear option ". But the vote on that motion will not come before Thursday, and it requires 60 senators to pass. But lowering the threshold for a Supreme Court pick means for the foreseeable future, the minority party will have significantly less leverage to oppose any nominee to the ...

Author: 0 North Korean Missile Launch Failed, Crashed Into Ocean

Some analysts believe Xi might be willing to hand Trump a symbolic victory on trade to put a positive spin on the meeting. Kim has said that they're going to try to do it this year. A senior White House official told CNN , the "clock has now run out" on North Korea and all options are on the table. "If he were to appear to have been faced down by Trump ...

Author: 0 South Africa: Jonas, ex-deputy minister resigns as MP

Chairperson of Outa, Wayne Duvenage said: "The public should not fear the intimidation, but instead they should know that the world is looking on and we need to impress on them and ourselves as a nation that we will not tolerate the trashing of our nation's economy, as a result of the irrational conduct of President Jacob Zuma".

Author: 0 Democrats elevate attacks as Supreme Court showdown nears

McCain had signaled that he might do so earlier in the week, but made it official in a Senate floor speech in which he highlighted both Democratic and Republican hypocrisy on the issue. Ironically, Democrats, including Merkley, have in past years threatened the nuclear option when their candidates were blocked by Republicans .