Finance


Pence, Trudeau Discuss National Security Partnership, North Korea Issue Pence, Trudeau Discuss National Security Partnership, North Korea Issue
- July 16, 2017

Bevin followed up, tweeting that "over 112,600 jobs in Kentucky depend on trade and investment with Canada". Pence and Trudeau met at the National Governors Association 2017 Summer Meeting, the annual event that brings together heads of U.S. (more...)
NJ Transit train disabled at Penn Station NJ Transit train disabled at Penn Station
- July 16, 2017

However, the disabled trains resulted in delays on other trains between NY and New Jersey. No injuries were reported, but some riders vented their frustrations on social media: Earlier in the day, an Amtrak train from Miami to NY came to a halt just as it was exiting the North River tunnel into Penn Station due to the power issues. (more...)
The Cubs have set the first bar for trades
- July 16, 2017

Their production has just taken a hit. Arrieta was 20-25 with a 5.46 ERA in 69 appearances (63 as a starter) with the Orioles . Despite his disappointing 4-8 record and 4.48 ERA, Quintana has a history of success, posting four straight seasons of at least 200 innings, 160 strikeouts, and an ERA under 4.00 from 2013-2016. (more...)
Dems want scrutiny of Ivanka Trump over Kushner's Russian contacts Dems want scrutiny of Ivanka Trump over Kushner's Russian contacts
- July 16, 2017

The world is slowly piecing together more and more of the puzzle that is Donald Trump Jr . meeting with a Russian lawyer at Trump Tower on June 9, 2016. Maybe the moon is made of cheese, and maybe you really can dig a hole the whole way to China. Akhmetshin was not available for comment. On April 4, Sen. (more...)
Lookout for Price Target? Equity Residential (EQR), Physicians Realty Trust (DOC)
- July 16, 2017

It closed at $153.29 lastly. Hannover House Inc (OTCMKTS:HHSE) has 0.00% since July 14, 2016 and is. It has outperformed by 4.78% the S&P500. The Piotroski F-Score of Vornado Realty Trust (NYSE:VNO) is 7. The New York-based Mufg Americas has invested 0% in Independence Realty Trust Inc (NYSEMKT:IRT). Utah Retirement Systems now owns 41,360 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock worth $884,000 after buying an additional 300 shares during the period. (more...)
Israeli police officers killed in shooting in Jerusalem's Old City
- July 16, 2017

Police say the assailants used a knife, a pistol and two homemade machine guns. He said "the Israeli project is to remove as many Palestinians as possible" and to replace them with Zionists from around the world, adding that the Tel Aviv regime resorts to violence, demolition of Palestinian homes and terrorism to achieve that goal. (more...)
Man stuck in Texas ATM slips customers 'please help' notes Man stuck in Texas ATM slips customers 'please help' notes
- July 16, 2017

Corpus Christi police Lt. Chris Hooper says the contractor became stuck Wednesday when he was changing a lock to a Bank of America room that leads to the ATM. "The poor guy was just mortified", Pena said. Officers on the scene said they believed the man was trapped for two hours. Police arrived at the 400 block of North Mesquite Street at around 2 pm after people saw the notes coming out of the machine. (more...)
Rodgers maintains 2-stroke lead at John Deere Classic Rodgers maintains 2-stroke lead at John Deere Classic
- July 16, 2017

After the first hole Saturday Kraft sits at 4-under-par 10 shots back of the leader. "It was nice to keep making birdies and keep the gas pedal down", Rodgers said. But Tway's tee shot on his 17th hole found the rough and he was forced to settle for a bogey. A chip-in at the second and a 50-foot effort on the seventh were the highlights of five inward birdies, but Rodgers three-putted the ninth - his last - to drop his only shot of the day. (more...)
Alfred Angelo Closes, Files For Bankruptcy, Panicking Brides Alfred Angelo Closes, Files For Bankruptcy, Panicking Brides
- July 16, 2017

Channel 2's Audrey Washington spoke to the parents of a bride who drove from Charlotte, North Carolina to the chain's Dunwoody location just to get their daughter's dress. More than 60 shops closed their doors Thursday, with many brides and bridesmaids showing up to try on and pick up gowns only to find signs on the doors saying the stores have closed , according to the New York Times. (more...)
BC wildfires: Crews fight fire with fire to protect Williams Lake BC wildfires: Crews fight fire with fire to protect Williams Lake
- July 16, 2017

There are now 183 fires burning across the province of B.C., including 12 that have been sparked in the past 24 hours. "Given the proximity of existing wildfires to communities, infrastructure and transportation corridors, people throughout the Cariboo region and the southern Interior should be prepared for potential evacuations", the government states. (more...)
Fox's Shepard Smith says Trump administration deception 'is mind-boggling' Fox's Shepard Smith says Trump administration deception 'is mind-boggling'
- July 16, 2017

Though Fox News is dominated by unhinged conspiracy-mongers (Hannity, Sean) and disingenuous outrage-peddlers (Carlson, Tucker), the network retains a few "real" journalists who function as a reputational fig leaf for the network, just so people don't get the impression that it's all propaganda over there. (more...)
Hong Kong Court Ousts Four Lawmakers, in Victory for China Hong Kong Court Ousts Four Lawmakers, in Victory for China
- July 16, 2017

Hong Kong last month marked the 20th anniversary of its handover to China after more than 150 years of British rule. Au concluded that The National People's Congress of the People's Republic of China (NPC) [official website] interpreted [BBC News report] the Basic Law [text, PDF] past year to require city lawmakers to swear allegiance to a China-Hong Kong, and that changing the wording of their oath or lacking sincerity is grounds for dismissal. (more...)
Millions Of Pounds Of Hot Dogs Recalled Due To Bone Fragments Millions Of Pounds Of Hot Dogs Recalled Due To Bone Fragments
- July 16, 2017

Specifically, some of their food-sold under brand names like Sabrett , Papaya King and Western Beef-contained pieces of bone. There was one reported minor oral injury associated with the consumption of these products. A large recall involving hot dog products was issued Saturday. "8854" inside the USDA inspection mark. FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify theircustomers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product ... (more...)
Yields fall after soft USA inflation, retail sales data Yields fall after soft USA inflation, retail sales data
- July 16, 2017

Other US data releases today pertained to June retail sales, a measure acting as a proxy for consumer spending. Emerging markets-focused asset manager Ashmore ASHM.L fell after reporting a 5 percent rise in its fourth-quarter assets, boosted by new client cash. (more...)
Greens Senator Scott Ludlum resigns over citizenship error Greens Senator Scott Ludlum resigns over citizenship error
- July 16, 2017

It is understood Mr Cameron obtained documents not publicly available from New Zealand Authorities. Instead of going through protracted legal proceedings, he is resigning as a senator for Western Australia and co-deputy leader of the Australian Greens . (more...)
Cosmo DiNardo charged with 4 homicides, 2nd man accused in 3 slayings Cosmo DiNardo charged with 4 homicides, 2nd man accused in 3 slayings
- July 16, 2017

Weintraub said authorities found human remains in their search for four missing young Pennsylvania men, and they now can identify one victim. A 20-year-old man has confessed to murdering four men, who were missing for days, before burning and burying their bodies at his family's farm. (more...)
Time Warner Inc. (NYSE:TWX) Shares Bought by WINTON GROUP Ltd Time Warner Inc. (NYSE:TWX) Shares Bought by WINTON GROUP Ltd
- July 15, 2017

The stock of Metlife Inc (NYSE:MET) is a huge mover today! Balchem Corporation (NASDAQ:BCPC) has risen 37.77% since July 14, 2016 and is uptrending. The analysts estimated mean EPS at 1.5 while the high and low EPS estimate stand at 1.6 and 1.41 respectively. (more...)
Dollar hit as year-end United States rate hike bets cool after weak data Dollar hit as year-end United States rate hike bets cool after weak data
- July 15, 2017

The Fed is projecting one more interest rate hike for this year, which economists expecting it to come in December. Gold prices were up sharply on Friday morning after the latest inflation numbers from the Labor Department are expected to show no growth during the month of June. (more...)
Super-luxury phone maker Vertu shuts down unable to pay its bills Super-luxury phone maker Vertu shuts down unable to pay its bills
- July 15, 2017

As a result, the manufacturing arm of Vertu will be liquidating and almost 200 people will be out of a job. The phone-maker had been experiencing financial difficulties for some time and Uzan's plan to pay £1.9m against an an accounting deficit of £128m was quickly quashed by regulators. (more...)
Ravens Can Plan Ahead, Similar to Humans and Great Apes Ravens Can Plan Ahead, Similar to Humans and Great Apes
- July 15, 2017

Quoth the raven: Nevermore. "It's pretty incredible in that it works, functionally at least, in a similar way in ravens as in apes, and you don't see it in many other animals", says Mathias Osvath, a cognitive zoologist at Lund University in Sweden. (more...)