Economy

by | March 04, 2017 | 01:04

An unexpected gain (catch-up from global gift card breakage, +$4.5M) and a lower-than-expected tax rate cushioned against further EPS downside. Analysts pegging the company with a rating of 3 would be indicating a Hold recommendation. Earnings, with 23 analysts believing the company would generate an Average Estimate of $0.75. If you are reading this story on another site, it was stolen and republished in violation of worldwide copyright & trademark law.

by | March 03, 2017 | 01:30

Dan Grilo, a former volunteer for Hillary Clinton's and Barack Obama's campaigns, insulted Navy SEAL widow Carryn Owens on Twitter Wednesday and was quickly fired afterwards. Many are expecting a bump in President Trump's approval ratings following the generally well-received speech. "This was something they wanted to do", the president told the hosts.

by | March 03, 2017 | 01:24

Tilda Cobham-Hervey is co-starring in the film, and the filming has begun in Mumbai . She worked with her parents in a children's circus and according to Adelaide Now , co-founded award-winning creative acrobatic troupe, Gravity and Other Myths, at 14.

by | March 03, 2017 | 01:17

Nintendo has shipped preview consoles around the world and its review embargo lifted overnight, meaning the first write-ups are in. There's a lot of excitement in the air for tonight's launch of the Nintendo Switch - but just how successful will it be this year? Let us know in the comments, hopefully with good reasons why or why not.

by | March 01, 2017 | 00:42

Therefore, he said Dela Rosa had to find people whom he could trust to handle the anti-illegal drugs campaign. They will be surprised. Duterte said the drug problem was a virulent thing and it could not be solved easily. Rafael Dumlao II, was allegedly behind the abduction in Angeles City, Pampanga and subsequent murder of South Korean businessman Jee Ick Joo inside Camp Crame, Quezon City on October 18, 2016.

by | February 27, 2017 | 01:08

On Thursday, it ended at its highest level since July 2015. With prices further out into 2018 and beyond even falling, the curve has fallen into what traders call backwardation, which makes it unattractive to store oil on chartered tankers.

by | February 26, 2017 | 01:13

Smead said the 86-year-old Buffett and his investing partner, 93-year-old Charlie Munger, seem concerned about their legacies and how Berkshire is perceived. Berkshire Hathaway and its subsidiaries engage in diverse business activities including insurance and reinsurance, utilities and energy, freight rail transportation, finance, manufacturing, retailing and services.

by | February 26, 2017 | 01:08

It has been almost a year since a small group of protesters from the Standing Rock Sioux and other tribes first set up a camp near the planned route of the $3.8-billion, 1,170-mile pipeline, which would travel just north of the Standing Rock Sioux reservation.

by | February 26, 2017 | 01:03

But DeVos didn't actually say the teachers were waiting to be told what to do; rather, she said , "They're waiting to be told what they have to do, and that's not going to bring success to an individual child. "My job isn't to win a popularity contest with the media or the education establishment here in Washington", she said. DeVos then released a statement in which she states she feels it's a "moral obligation" for schools to defend students from discrimination, bullying, and harassment.

by | February 25, 2017 | 00:48

The bone of contention was invitation sent to JNU student leader Umar Khalid to speak on the topic of war in Adiwasi areas. The clashes had started yesterday when the ABVP had protested against the presence of JNU's Umar Khalid at Ramjas College campus at a conference about "Cultures of Protest".

by | February 25, 2017 | 00:46

Based on several research reports, Shares were Downgraded by Robert W. Baird on Jan 11, 2017 to " Neutral" and Lowered the Price Target to $ 28 from a previous price target of $29. Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Value Investors may be keeping an eye on the Magic Formula Rank or MF Rank for Federal Realty Investment Trust (NYSE:FRT).

by | February 25, 2017 | 00:46

The findings indicate that a slight majority of voters would approve of either wholesale repeal or the law, or partial repeal. The new poll also finds that only 12 percent of respondents want the Trump administration to keep the law in place as is and 24 percent want it repealed entirely.

by | February 25, 2017 | 00:45

With so much still up in the air, the Pac-12 regular-season champion may not be crowned until the final game of the season on Sunday. His lack of success in Berkeley has been the talk of the Pac 12 over the last few seasons. Two of the games are considered to be mostly in-the-bag for OR, but the first one against California will be a hard one. Victories over Oregon (RPI of 31) and Oregon State (RPI of 6) would give the Bears four victories against top-31 opponents, including UCLA and Oklahoma.

by | February 25, 2017 | 00:39

Restaurant Brands has been a much hotter stock than those three lately, thanks in large part to stronger sales at Burger King. Do you know how many Popeyes restaurants there are? The price tag was a whopping $1.8 billion, the company announced Tuesday.

by | February 24, 2017 | 00:58

It cut the dividend from 6.5p per share to 3p. British lender Barclays Plc (BARC.L,BCS) reported that its profit attributable to ordinary equity holders of the parent for the fourth-quarter was 99 million pounds, compared to a loss 2.42 billion pounds in the same quarter a year ago.

by | February 24, 2017 | 01:00

Fed officials forecast in December the economy would expand at a 2.1 percent annual rate this year, pushing the unemployment rate down to 4.5 percent. Share prices edged up 0.07 percent to 7,309.73. The euro strengthened against the greenback as fears that far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen might prevail in the coming French election receded, according to market strategists from Scotiabank.

by | February 24, 2017 | 01:00

Elsewhere, more than 100 flights have been cancelled or diverted due to high winds. One of the passengers aboard, Matt Lorenson, Tweeted: "Everyone is OK. "The Bombardier Q400 aircraft is created to continue flying safely with one of its engines shut down but, as is standard procedure, the aircraft was met by the airport's emergency service vehicles".

by | February 24, 2017 | 00:57

Norwegian already has more USA -based cabin crew than any other foreign airline, and these two new bases will create another 150 American jobs. Ramdahl added that Rhodes in Greece is "a fantastic addition" to its growing number of United Kingdom direct flight services.

by | February 24, 2017 | 00:57

President Trump has promised to announce a "phenomenal" plan to reform the United States tax system by early March. Mnuchin said the plan aims to boost economic growth from 1.6 percent in 2016 to above 3 percent by late 2018 , according to Reuters.

by | February 23, 2017 | 01:02

Global X Management Co. LLC acquired a new position in Macy's during the fourth quarter valued at about $4,618,000. LLC now owns 3,180 shares of the company's stock valued at $118,000 after buying an additional 1,577 shares in the last quarter.