Economy

Penn State, State College Leaders Express Support for Paris Climate Agreement

Climate Alliance "reinforces the historic executive action the Governor took last month when he made Virginia the first state in the Trump era to cap carbon emissions". "I think we're all committed to doing what we can for the environment in whatever way we can", he said of his colleagues. Ben Cardin, D-Md., tweeted Monday that he, Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh and Attorney General Brian Frosh will also uphold the Paris climate accord . Read More

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Qatar's isolation has a long past - and it's all about gas

Qatar's isolation has a long past - and it's all about gas

Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Culture and Information has closed Qatari news channel Al-Jazeera's office in Saudi Arabia and withdrawn its licence. "The chance of the U.S. They include Egypt, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Yemen and the Maldives. Qatar's gas has the lowest extraction costs in the world. Qatar's economy will be hit by the sanctions as 40% of its food come through neighbouring countries. Read More

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Sears to close stores in Oklahoma

Sears to close stores in Oklahoma

Center St., will close its doors effective Sunday, Sept. 3. "This most recent round of closures will bring Sears " stores still open down to about 1,200, compared to the 3,400 USA stores just over 10 years ago, reports WTVR Richmond . It filed for bankruptcy in 2002 shortly before Sears merged with its remains. The other outlets in the Southeast that will be shut down include Sears stories in Dalton, Georgia, Asheboro, North Carolina, and Columbia, South Carolina, and Kmart stores ... Read More

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Over 800000 London workers are paid less than £10 an hour

Over 800000 London workers are paid less than £10 an hour

Starting Thursday, committee officials will meet with representatives from the Korea Federation of Micro Enterprise, the Korea Federation of SMEs and other lobbying groups. Commission president Iain Ross said the decision to hand down the largest minimum wage increase in years was based on subdued inflation, strong company profits and fresh doubts over the link between minimum wage rises and negative employment outcomes. Read More

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3 challenges Tesla faces as shareholders meet

Finally, Harfst & Associates Inc. purchased a new stake in shares of Tesla during the fourth quarter valued at about $202,000. Renaissance Technologies LLC increased its stake in Tesla by 117.7% in the first quarter. It had to raise more than $1 billion earlier this year. A number of analysts have recently weighed in on TSLA shares. Goldman Sachs downgraded the shares of TSLA in report on Monday, February 27 to "Sell" rating. Read More

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Video shows successful missile-intercept test over Pacific

On 13:30 a ground-based interceptor was launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base , Ca. and its exo-atmospheric kill vehicle intercepted and destroyed the target in a direct collision. The Pentagon classifies any missile with a range greater than 3,400 miles as an ICBM. The Sea-Based X-Band radar, positioned in the Pacific Ocean, also acquired and tracked the target. Read More

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Snap Inc acquires location analytics startup for $200 mn

Snap Inc acquires location analytics startup for $200 mn

So today, Snap confirmed to TechCrunch that it's acquired location-based analytics and ad measurement startup Placed for an undisclosed sum. At the moment there's no telling what Snap's plans are for adding the PayPal SDK into Snapchat , and it's possible that it has no plans to use it for anything at this point, but at the moment it's important to remember that there is no confirmation on what Snap may be doing with the SDK right now. Read More

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NYC: F Train Riders Document Nightmare Commute on Social Media

NYC: F Train Riders Document Nightmare Commute on Social Media

In a tweet, the agency reminded New Yorkers that if a train delay made them late for work, school or an appointment, they could obtain a late-train verification via its website. In a Facebook post recounting the incident, Michael Sciaraffo said riders were told when the train first stopped that there was train traffic ahead - "We all know that lie all too well" - and that his fellow passengers immediately began fanning themselves and sweating. Read More

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Korea denounces new United Nations sanctions imposed over missile launch

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un inspecting the test of a new anti-aircraft guided weapon system. The United States pushed tough new sanctions against Pyongyang Friday at the U.N. "It is a fatal miscalculation if the countries... even think that they can delay or hold in check the eye-opening development of the ( DPRK's ) nuclear forces even for a moment", the DPRK spokesman said. Read More

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Kremlin denies Russian hackers attacked US software firm

Kremlin denies Russian hackers attacked US software firm

It did not say whether the hacking had any effect on election results. The Intercept portal wrote, citing a highly classified report of the US National Security Agency , that Russian military intelligence allegedly carried out a cyber attack on at least one US voting software and sent spear-phishing emails to over 100 local election officials just days before last November's presidential election. Read More

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Jitters push US treasury yields, dollar to seven-month lows

The US dollar dipped to 0.9628 Swiss franc from 0.9652 Swiss franc, and it moved down to 1.3457 Canadian dollars from 1.3474 Canadian dollars. The yen and gold gained as caution prevailed and ahead of testimony from the former head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, a British election and the European Central Bank's next move, which all happen on Thursday. Read More

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Analysts Set CT Real Estate Investment Trust (CRT.UN) PT at $16.08

The Firm focuses on acquiring and managing retail properties with a primary focus on grocery-anchored centers. Janney Capital downgraded the stock to "Neutral" rating in Monday, December 12 report. Blackrock Investment Mgmt Ltd Limited Liability Company stated it has 11,841 shares. The stock of Investors Real Estate Trust (NYSE:IRET) earned "Hold" rating by Wunderlich on Friday, December 18. Read More

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Hot Stocks Report: US Bancorp (USB), Asanko Gold Inc. (AKG)

Hot Stocks Report: US Bancorp (USB), Asanko Gold Inc. (AKG)

ValuEngine upgraded shares of Asanko Gold from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Thursday , June 1st. Earnings per share serves as an indicator of a company's profitability. The stock's market capitalization is $317.38 million. Asanko Gold has a one year low of $1.75 and a one year high of $6.09. Earnings per share (EPS ) is the portion of a company's profit allocated to each outstanding share of common stock. Read More

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Hess Midstream Partners LP

The stock of Antero Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:AM) earned "Hold" rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Friday, October 28. The rating was maintained by FinnCap with "Buy" on Tuesday, December 1. 02, 2014, the great number of shares disposed came courtesy the V.P. Accounting & CAO; MCADEN SUSAN J disposed a total of 2,100 shares at an average price of $41.03, amounting to approximately $86,163. Read More

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Datatec soars on $830m asset sale

Datatec soars on $830m asset sale

Depending on share-price levels at the deal's closure - which is subject to shareholder and regulatory approval - Synnex could opt to settle this portion of the deal's fee with a cash payment, although this is not the intention, explained Datatec CEO Jens Montanana . Read More

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UK PM May's Conservatives on course for bigger majority

Ukip is widely expected to win zero seats in this week's election , with its vote collapsing as Brexit backers switch their support to the Conservatives. BRITAIN could be heading for a hung parliament after Thursday's General Election , according to the latest polling. "I think it is important we do get together internationally and look at the possibility of regulating cyberspace because what has developed as generally a huge benefit for people, is being misused because it's being ... Read More

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Egyptians in Qatar fear being swept up in Gulf crisis

Egyptians in Qatar fear being swept up in Gulf crisis

The Saudi state news agency had earlier reported that King Salman and Sheikh Sabah had discussed the "development of events in the region", but gave no details. Qatar strongly denies the allegations. Saudi Arabia and the UAE have always been infuriated by Qatar's support for the Muslim Brotherhood , for the Arab Spring which overthrew several autocratic regimes and for its tolerance of arch-rival Iran. Read More

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Rocket lands in Indian envoy's house in Kabul, all safe

Rocket lands in Indian envoy's house in Kabul, all safe

The Kabul Peace Conference initiated by Afghanistan is trying to build a regional and global consensus on security and the fight against terrorism. Officials have confirmed that no one at the Indian embassy was hurt or injured. The National Directorate of Security, Afghanistan's intelligence agency, has claimed that the attacks were planned by their Pakistani counterpart, Inter Services Intelligence, and executed by the Haqqani Network. Read More

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Institutional Portfolio Favorite in Spotlight: Federal Realty Investment Trust (NYSE:FRT)

Seven research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and ten have issued a buy rating to the company. Raymond James downgraded Kite Realty Group Trust (NYSE: KRG ) on Monday, May 2 to "Outperform" rating. First Potomac Realty Trust has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of $10.55. Maxlinear Inc. had 23 analyst reports since September 17, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Read More

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Moody's downgrades China over surging debt fears

A China credit rating downgrade sent shivers through emerging markets on Wednesday, though stocks later clawed back losses and hopes of an extension to an OPEC crude supply deal supported the currencies of some oil exporters. In addition, Moody's expressed that despite the decline, at an A1 rating level the risks can still be balanced. Authorities have stepped up efforts over the last several months to curb debt and housing risks, and a raft of recent data has signaled a cooling in the ... Read More

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The Sse Plc (SSE) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages

Blackrock Japan has 0.24% invested in Caterpillar Inc. It has a 30.94 P/E ratio. The Firm operates through four divisions: Property Finance, Business Finance, Consumer Lending and Central. Nomura has "Neutral" rating and $33 target. On Tuesday, November 1 the stock rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with "Neutral". The firm has "Hold" rating by Zacks given on Wednesday, August 5. Read More

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Oil price falls despite OPEC deal extension

The extension, which also includes Russian Federation and other non-OPEC countries, was widely expected and had already been factored into oil prices . A deeper production cut could have created a wider than needed supply gap in the market that shale producers may have stepped into and higher prices due to this reduced supply would have made them even more profitable. Read More

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Tegna Inc (TGNA) Just Reaches Yearly Low?

This dividend's record date is Jun 9, 2017 and the announcement date is May 30, 2017. Barclays Capital maintained the shares of TGNA in report on Friday, August 14 with "Equal-Weight" rating. TGNA has been the subject of several research analyst reports. Wells Fargo downgraded the stock to "Market Perform" rating in Tuesday, August 18 report. Read More

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The Biffa PLC's (BIFF) Buy Rating Reiterated at Numis Securities Ltd

The Company operates through three segments: Banking, Securities and Asset Management. After $1.73 actual earnings per share reported by Restaurant Group PLC for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 2.31% EPS growth. Intertek Group PLC has GBX 4600 highest and GBX 2120 lowest target. Parametric Ltd Company stated it has 1.67M shares or 0.08% of all its holdings. Segall Bryant And Hamill Limited Liability Company has 201,170 shares. Read More

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Indian

Indian "Spell Bee" champ mocked by CNN Anchor

Last week, Vinay became 13th consecutive Indian-American to win the prestigious spelling competition and the 18th of the past 22 winners from Indian heritage. Since the spelling bee victor had been at a 13-hour spelling bee that day and not on Twitter , Ananya appeared to be unfamiliar with the word, which doesn't exist, but offered a spelling anyway. Read More

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Carver announces summer library program

Carver announces summer library program

At the back of the library, children, teens and adults were able to sign up for the summer reading program. "We'll be at a different park every week", she said explaining that the April has planned some fun activities and games. Their summer hours are Mondays noon to 6 p.m., and Tuesdays through Fridays 9 a.m.to 6 p.m. The program runs from June 5 to July 28. Reading logs are available at all three library locations so participants can keep track of their reading and listening choices this ... Read More

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How Many BP plc (LON:BP)'s Analysts Are Bullish?

Financial Services Corporation has invested 0% in Equinix, Inc. Orbis Allan Gray Ltd raised its position in BP plc by 68.8% in the fourth quarter. Mondrian Investment Partners LTD now owns 1,284,089 shares of the oil and gas exploration company's stock valued at $44,327,000 after buying an additional 350,000 shares in the last quarter. Read More

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