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US President Trump names Huntsman as envoy to Russian Federation US President Trump names Huntsman as envoy to Russian Federation
- July 19, 2017

Huntsman has twice served as an ambassador. If confirmed, Huntsman, who has always been expected to be Trump's pick for the job, will head to Moscow as the U.S. Huntsman would take the position as scrutiny has compounded on the US-Russia relationship. There's been speculation that Trump would choose Huntsman for several months. (more...)
Brewers reinstate Guerra, place Vogt on 10-day DL Brewers reinstate Guerra, place Vogt on 10-day DL
- July 19, 2017

The umpires ruled Kuhl out and did not review the play. Home plate collisions have mostly been outlawed in baseball, though the runner is allowed to plow into the catcher if the catcher has the ball and is blocking the plate. Vogt held onto the ball, and Kuhl was called out. On Tuesday, corresponding to the move placing Vogt on the DL, Milwaukee called up catcher Jett Bandy from Triple-A Colorado Springs. (more...)
Highlands Ranch 12-year-old killed while learning to water ski Highlands Ranch 12-year-old killed while learning to water ski
- July 19, 2017

The girl had been waterskiing on the lake in front of the Hillside Inn as family members watched from the towing boat, State Police said in a release. Agencies responding to the call included the Bridgewater Police Department, Bridgewater Fire-Rescue, and Bristol Fire-Rescue. "He immediately put the boat in neutral". (more...)
United Kingdom growth forecasts trimmed as PwC warns shoppers are feeling the pinch United Kingdom growth forecasts trimmed as PwC warns shoppers are feeling the pinch
- July 19, 2017

And Westminister's proposed plans for homebuilding would do little to cap price increases, PwC said, given the backlog of under-supply which had built up after many decades. Prices in London were seen continuing to fare worst due to the uncertainty around Brexit. But the report suggests prices are not rising as fast as they have in recent years - with London suffering the sharpest slowdown after increases in stamp duty on expensive homes. (more...)
Lockheed Martin raises full-year outlook after fighter jet sales boost results Lockheed Martin raises full-year outlook after fighter jet sales boost results
- July 19, 2017

Burt Wealth Advisors invested 0.09% in Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE: LMT ). 353 were reported by First Interstate Commercial Bank. Blume Mngmt Inc holds 0.03% of its portfolio in Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE: LMT ) for 200 shares. (more...)
Are meal kits worth the cost? Are meal kits worth the cost?
- July 19, 2017

You be the chef"-a program offering pre-prepared kits of fresh foods "ready for assembly as a meal". Inc, just weeks after making a $13.7-billion bid to buy Whole Foods Market , is laying the groundwork to start a meal kit delivery service that could shake up the fledgling industry. (more...)
Ericsson swings to loss; vows to step up cost cuts Ericsson swings to loss; vows to step up cost cuts
- July 19, 2017

Weaker than expected second-quarter sales and profits in a poor growth climate prompted Swedish telecoms giant Ericsson to announce fresh cost-cutting measures Tuesday, prompting a plunge in its share price. Although there were "significant losses" in the IT and cloud business, Ericsson maintained this was of strategic importance as future customers, preparing for 5G, would digitalise their operations. (more...)
The Wells Fargo & Company (WFC) Stake Decreased by Cottage Street Advisors LLC The Wells Fargo & Company (WFC) Stake Decreased by Cottage Street Advisors LLC
- July 19, 2017

The stock of Align Technology, Inc. The firm has "Sell" rating by Piper Jaffray given on Wednesday, July 12. As per Friday, November 6, the company rating was maintained by UBS. Generac Holdings Inc.is a designer and maker of power generation equipment and other engine powered products. Revenue is the amount of money that a company actually receives during a specific period, including discounts and deductions for returned merchandise. (more...)
Annual inflation comes in below expectations as quarterly rate drops to zero Annual inflation comes in below expectations as quarterly rate drops to zero
- July 19, 2017

The data will ease fears about the impact of Brexit on the economy and could postpone further calls for the Bank of England to raise interest rates. Output prices rose at their slowest rate since December of previous year, up 3.3 percent. The rate of inflation in the price of materials on their way into the factory has fallen from a whopping 11.6% in May to 8.8%. (more...)
Adverts depicting sexist stereotypes to be banned from 2018 Adverts depicting sexist stereotypes to be banned from 2018
- July 19, 2017

ASA's call for tougher rules came as it published a major review of gender stereotypes in advertising. The new regulations put forth by the ASA will crack down on ads that portray activities as specific to one particular gender and ads that mock people for not conforming to gender stereotypes. (more...)
FBI Issues IoT Security Warning FBI Issues IoT Security Warning
- July 19, 2017

Many of these smart toys have a combination of sensors, cameras, microphones, data storage or other components, such as voice recognition and Global Positioning System, the warning said. If you're a parent who buys connected toys for your child, reading through the FBI's full Public Service Announcement isn't a bad idea. But more worryingly, the toys can also reveal a child's location and leave them open to "exploitation" by perverts. (more...)
Mills: Carmelo Anthony could remain at Knicks Mills: Carmelo Anthony could remain at Knicks
- July 19, 2017

In a press conference after he was promoted to team president, Mills said the Knicks will not also speculate about Anthony . For those who may have missed it, a recent report from ESPN noted that the New York Knicks and Houston Rockets were hoping that the Trailblazers could help them construct a deal that takes Anthony from the Big Apple to Clutch City. (more...)
Celebrating Wearside's green spaces Celebrating Wearside's green spaces
- July 19, 2017

The Green Flag scheme, which is run by environmental charity, Keep Wales Tidy, with support from the Welsh Government, is judged by green space experts. "It is fantastic that Nottingham City Council's investment in parks has been recognised with these accolades". "Each flag is a celebration of the thousands of staff and volunteers who work tirelessly to maintain the high standards demanded by the Green Flag Award". (more...)
Wall Street Banks And Household Brands Report Earnings Wall Street Banks And Household Brands Report Earnings
- July 19, 2017

Franklin Parlapiano Turner & Welch LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) by 0.7% in the first quarter. 06/25/2015 - Goldman Sachs Group, Inc . Equities analysts predict that Goldman Sachs Group, Inc . will post $18.23 EPS for the current year. The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, June 29th. (more...)
Yurachek Selected to Wuerffel Trophy Watch List Yurachek Selected to Wuerffel Trophy Watch List
- July 19, 2017

The native of Tampa, Fla., had five receptions for 94 yards against Alabama in the national championship game a year ago. The Washington, N.C. native is a two-time (2015-16) victor of ECU's Rock Roggeman Heart-of-the-Pirate Award for display of leadership, spirit and inspiration. (more...)
Security Robot Meets Untimely Demise After Drowning on the Job Security Robot Meets Untimely Demise After Drowning on the Job
- July 19, 2017

But we've also recently seen a real-life example, in the Georgetown Waterfront shopping complex in D.C. There, a security robot , programmed to patrol the area, chose to end it all in a centrally located fountain. "It drowned itself. We were promised flying cars, instead we got suicidal robots ", he wrote. Many Twitter users made connections between the robot called Marvin in the book and film, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy . (more...)
Washington Redskins President Thinks His Quarterback's Name Is Washington Redskins President Thinks His Quarterback's Name Is "Kurt Cousins"
- July 19, 2017

The two sides are not allowed to negotiate on a long-term deal between now and the day the Redskins season ends, whether on January 1, 2018, or after a playoff game. 3 according Pro Football Focus' QBR previous year . "One narrative has been that if I don't sign a deal this July, that I'm not gonna be with the Redskins beyond this season", Cousins said . (more...)
Does Dominion Diamond Corporation (DDC)'s current closing price competes the market? Does Dominion Diamond Corporation (DDC)'s current closing price competes the market?
- July 19, 2017

The company have shares float of 77.97 million. 1,608,980 shares of the stock traded hands. (NASDAQ:NTES) stock price started the day at $310.00 and moved between $300.30 - 310.42 to finally close at $301.99. Finally, Norges Bank acquired a new position in shares of Dominion Diamond Corporation during the fourth quarter worth about $9,880,000. The firm has "Market Perform" rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Tuesday, July 18. (more...)
International Business Machines Corp. 2Q 2017 Earnings: Sales Miss Est International Business Machines Corp. 2Q 2017 Earnings: Sales Miss Est
- July 19, 2017

It has underperformed by 11.84% the S&P500. Sifting through the wealth of information about public companies can be a daunting task. An increasing ROE indicates that a company is improving its ability to make profit without requiring as much capital. (more...)
Paperwork Errors Could Wipe Out $5B in Student Loans Paperwork Errors Could Wipe Out $5B in Student Loans
- July 19, 2017

Lawyers say that since the loans generally passed through many hands before reaching National Collegiate, the paperwork involved is so shoddy that it could affect most of the $5 billion of its debt that is in default. As poorer students struggle with debt they might never actually make enough to pay back, it's a situation that skirts dangerously close to that of the 2007 subprime mortgage crisis. (more...)