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This massive 385-foot plane is the world's largest aircraft

But the Stratolaunch just rolled out by Microsoft billionaire Paul Allen is no Spruce Goose, the all-wooden flying boat Hughes built that flew only once and was originally meant to be a transport aircraft for use in World War II. Those tests will take place at the Mojave Air and Space Port where the hanger is located. The idea is that launching rockets from the air is a more efficient and less costly way to send satellites into LEO than conventional - and expensive-ground-based, vertical ... Read More

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How Many Carr's Group PLC (LON:CARR)'s Analysts Are Bearish?

Intercontinental Exchange Inc now has $35.52B valuation. Shareholders of record on Thursday, June 8th will be given a dividend of GBX 3.50 ($0.04) per share by the investment trust on Friday, June 30th. Four analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and ten have assigned a buy rating to the company. As per Tuesday, December 20, the company rating was downgraded by Jefferies. Read More

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British Airways battles IT meltdown

Kathleen Brooks, research director at City Index, says: "Even if you give BA the benefit of the doubt it still looks bad - if their systems are not strong enough to withstand a power surge, then this sort of thing could happen again, which could add downward pressure to the IAG stock price". Read More

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Were Analysts Bearish Ocado Group PLC (LON:OCDO) This Week?

Therefore 60% are positive. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of BT Group plc from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a research report on Tuesday, January 17th. The Firm operates through two divisions: Card Factory and Getting Personal. BT Group plc ( NYSE:BT ) opened at 20.44 on Friday. The company was downgraded on Friday, January 15 by JP Morgan. Read More

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Brazilian President refuses to resign despite corruption allegations

One day earlier, Brazil's O Globo newspaper reported that Temer had been recorded approving the secret payment to silence a former lawmaker in jail for corruption. The banner reads 'Out Temer .' - Reuters picBRAISILIA, May 20, 2017 - Brazil's political crisis headed into a weekend dominated by protests and President Michel Temer's attempt to secure enough allies to save himself after being accused of obstructing justice. Read More

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House Russia investigators subpoena Flynn, Cohen

The Senate Intelligence Committee said on May 19 that Comey, who was sacked by Trump 10 days earlier, would testify before the panel publicly at some point after Monday's Memorial Day holiday. The House panel pursuing its own investigation of the Trump campaign and possible Russian Federation ties has also sought information from Comey, asking the FBI to turn over documents related to his interactions with both the White House and the Justice Department. Read More

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Lions name team for tour-opening match

There are nine new Lions in the starting line-up but the leadership credentials of the side are impressive, with three national captains - Jones, Greig Laidlaw and Rory Best - and Lions skipper Sam Warburton in the XV. "I'd gone to Japan the year before so I missed the opportunity. but (Saturday's game) is not about making up for lost opportunities as a player". Read More

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When mascots go bad: Mr. Met fired after giving fans the finger

New York Mets manager Terry Collins (10) argues a call with umpire Fieldin Culbreth during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers Thursday, June 1, 2017 , in New York . And anything you do can land you in trouble. But he mentioned he had joined fellow pitcher Josh Smoker and the Mr. Met mascot for an appearance Wednesday morning at a school in Long Island for those with severe physical disabilities. Read More

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Bob Seger to kick off 'Runaway Train' tour in August

Seger made the announcement on his official website this morning. It now has dates through October 28, when he'll play a show in Phoenix. They go on sale for the other three MI shows on Friday, June 9. However, Seger hinted it could be his final trek in a teaser video that said "one last time". Seger's Greatest Hits album was released on vinyl and certified diamond this week by the Recording Industry Association of America for achieving 10 million units sold in the United States. Read More

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Austin Receives $300K in Grants From Environmental Protection Agency

Austin Receives $300K in Grants From Environmental Protection Agency

Danville Engineering and Urban Services Director David Schnelle has said the U.S. EPA has decreased the eligible grant award size in the hopes that perhaps more communities will be awarded funding. Addressing and cleaning up sites, like those in the Hilltop neighborhood, across the nation will ultimately boost local economies and leverage redevelopment jobs while protecting public health and the environment. Read More

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President Trump will withdraw U.S. from Paris climate agreement

Trump said the United States would begin negotiations either to re-enter the Paris accord or to have a new agreement "on terms that are fair to the United States, its businesses, its workers, its people, its taxpayers". And even with the environmental regulations passed under President Barack Obama , the US was unlikely to meet its original commitment - to reduce carbon emissions by 26 to 28 percent below 2005 levels. Read More

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How major US stock market indexes fared on Tuesday

How major US stock market indexes fared on Tuesday

DJI fell 50.81 points, or 0.24 percent, to 21,029.47, the S&P 500 . SPX lost 2.91 points, or 0.12 percent, to 2,412.91 and the Nasdaq Composite . OH, DEERE: Deere shares rose $3.45, or 2.8 percent, to $125.91 after it agreed to buy Wirtgen Group, a German maker of road-construction equipment for about 4.6 billion euros, or $5.2 billion. Read More

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Russian Federation cruise missiles target IS in Syria

The post Russian Federation fires cruise missiles at Islamic State targets from Mediterranean appeared first on UNTV News . Syrian troops have been on the offensive for weeks in northern, central and southern parts of the country against the Islamic State and US -backed rebels under the cover of Russian airstrikes, gaining an area nearly half the size of neighboring Lebanon. Read More

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India's GDP growth slumps

GDP growth for the 12 months ended March 31 was well below a revised figure of eight per cent for the previous year, and follows the government's shock move last November to ban most of the currency in circulation. Still, growth most likely will cool over the rest of the year. "(It) doesn't quite tally with other evidence which has tended to suggest that growth stabilised or picked up in last quarter", said Shilan Shah, an economist at Capital Economics in Singapore. Read More

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House committee issues subpoenas; Comey OK'd to testify

House committee issues subpoenas; Comey OK'd to testify

House Intelligence Committee's Russian Federation probe, U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday backed efforts to investigate actions by U.S. security and other officials under previous President Barack Obama. The committee aide, who wasn't authorized to discuss the issue and spoke only on condition of anonymity, said the action would have been taken without agreement from the Democratic minority on the committee. Read More

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Nissan, Ford report May US sales gains, GM down

Toyota sales for May totaled 10,677, up 5.2% year over year. The stock rose 2.53% or $0.86 reaching $34.79 per share. Moody State Bank Tru Division stated it has 0.03% of its portfolio in General Motors Company (NYSE:GM). Commonwealth Bank of Australia boosted its stake in Ford Motor Company by 1.7% in the third quarter. ILLEGAL ACTIVITY WARNING: This story was first reported by Stock Observer and is the property of of Stock Observer. Read More

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Malaysia Airlines plane forced to return to Melbourne

Melbourne Airport was disrupted by the incident for several hours, with inbound flights diverted and airfield operations suspended, according to the 24-hour aviation monitoring website Flight Radar . The man had been pinned to the floor and subdued by other passengers. The man had recently been released from psychiatric care and was not considered a terror suspect, police said. Read More

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Palo Alto Networks Surges on Better-than-Expected Earnings

Palo Alto Networks Surges on Better-than-Expected Earnings

Therefore 71% are positive. Viper Energy Partners had 12 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse on Friday, August 12 with "Outperform". CT raised its stake in Palo Alto Networks by 9.2% in the third quarter. (NYSE: PANW ). According to First Call, the consensus price target for the company is $143.51. Read More

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U.S. Private Sector Employment Jumps More Than Expected In May

U.S. Private Sector Employment Jumps More Than Expected In May

Economists forecast around 185,000 new jobs. Since the job market is growing at a much slower pace - probably about 80,000 per month - the jobless rate will continue to fall, he said. In a separate report yesterday, the Labour Department said initial claims for state unemployment benefits jumped 13,000 to a seasonally adjusted 248,000 for the week ended May 27. Read More

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Lululemon athletica inc. (NASDAQ:LULU) To Report Earnings

Lululemon athletica inc. (NASDAQ:LULU) To Report Earnings

Finally, Mackenzie Financial Corp boosted its stake in shares of Lululemon Athletica inc .by 714.7% in the third quarter. Finally, Macquarie set a $40.00 price objective on Lululemon Athletica inc . will post $2.32 earnings per share for the current year. WARNING: This story was first posted by Sports Perspectives and is the property of of Sports Perspectives. Read More

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National Donut Day Freebies and Deals

National Donut Day Freebies and Deals

Get any doughnut of your desire -- for free. Krispy Kreme: Walking into Penn Station is a big ask, but it's worth it to grab a hot, fresh glazed doughnut off the conveyor belt (or any other that catches your eye), totally free all day. Duck Donuts: This small chain with roots in North Carolina is giving away a free doughnut to every customer on National Doughnut Day with any purchase. Read More

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John Wood Group PLC (WG) Price Target Cut to GBX 850

On average, equities analysts anticipate that BT Group plc will post $3.83 earnings per share for the current year. Deutsche Bank maintained the shares of OCDO in report on Wednesday, June 29 with "Hold" rating. The firm has "Overweight" rating by Morgan Stanley given on Wednesday, January 25. It has underperformed by 17.76% the S&P500. Clarkson has a 50 day moving average of 2832.46 and a 200 day moving average of 2473.13. Read More

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Paint maker PPG concedes defeat in £23bn Akzo Nobel takeover

Paint maker PPG concedes defeat in £23bn Akzo Nobel takeover

McGarry said AkzoNobel's boards did not respond to PPG's call or letter. "As a result, we believe it is in the best interests of PPG and its shareholders to withdraw our proposal to AkzoNobel at this time", McGarry said. PPG Industries Inc. said that while it still believes that a combination of the two companies "would create more opportunities", it no longer plans to pursue the acquisition after Akzo Nobel NV again gave the company the cold shoulder last week. Read More

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Indian GDP to grow faster this fiscal at 7.5%: Moody's

India's GDP grew at the rate of 8 per cent during the previous fiscal 2015-16, the CSO said releasing the revised numbers that employ the new series of Index of Industrial Production (IIP) and Wholesale Price Indices (WPI). For the year as a whole, the expansion in GVA works out to be 6.6 per cent, down from 7.9 per cent a year ago. Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian today said the GDP growth is expected to further pick up by 0.75 per cent this fiscal on the back of policy ... Read More

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Inside the NDP-Green governing agreement

Much has been made of the nearly exact split in popular vote, 40.36 per cent for the B.C. Liberals and 40.28 for the NDP. Details are to be sorted out later. "Whatever has been said about promises for support for four years, that's a hard promise to maintain when you've got such a close division in the (legislature.) I don't think we've ever seen anything like this, certainly not in Canadian history". Read More

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Trump ruffles feathers by calling Germans

Trump ruffles feathers by calling Germans "bad" _ on trade

Trump's meeting with President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker and President of the European Council Donald Tusk on Thursday morning was followed by a larger, closed-door meeting with European leaders. The United States has not been alone in expressing occasional criticism of Germany for its massive $270 billion annual trade surplus . Germany has pushed back, describing the surplus as a outcome of its competitive products, particularly cars , and the ... Read More

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What is the Paris climate agreement? 9 things to know

What is the Paris climate agreement? 9 things to know

Many economists have big doubts. The UN chief stressed new renewable energy jobs now outstrip those created in the oil and gas industries in the USA and China. David Victor, an energy expert at UC-San Diego, estimates that the shift from coal to natural gas has reduced USA emissions by 400 to 500 megatons Carbon dioxide per year. Read More

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Aetna in talks to move headquarters from Connecticut

Aetna in talks to move headquarters from Connecticut

A trader points up at a display on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange August 20, 2012. Aetna's potential plans were all the buzz around Hartford Wednesday after former politician-turned-commentator Kevin Rennie wrote in his blog that "New York is far ahead of Boston in the competition for Hartford-based Aetna's new headquarters ..." Some legislators had expressed hope that the reports were unfounded, especially considering how General Electric left Fairfield for Boston just ... Read More

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Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) Quarterly growth Review

In terms of the mechanics underlying that movement, traders will want to note that the stock is trading on a float of 1.55% with $810.47 Million sitting short, betting on future declines. If you are reading this news story on another publication, it was stolen and reposted in violation of United States & worldwide copyright laws. (NASDAQ:TTMI) to report earnings on July, 26. Read More

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The battle for Trump's mind on climate

The battle for Trump's mind on climate

The US withdrawing from the Paris Agreement would only aggravate the climate change problem and make it much more hard to prevent the crossing of a global temperature to a unsafe threshold. Obama and a host of other countries signed the climate change agreement in 2015 and the former president touted it as the "best chance we have" to save the planet. Read More

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UN chief urges intensified action on climate change

Trump tweeted Wednesday that he "will be announcing my decision on the Paris Accord over the next few days". And while Mr Guterres never mentioned Mr Trump's name, those in the audience were left in little doubt as to where his comments were directed when he said the climate conversation "should cease to be a shouting match". Read More

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