Monday August 20-th, 2018

USA officials to discuss trade disputes with Chinese official next week USA officials to discuss trade disputes with Chinese official next week

A source close to the White House said he had expressed interest in imposing a tariff on steel imports of at least 24 percent, but a White House spokesman said no final decision had been made. According to Bloomberg, Trump is considering announcing h...

Kylie Jenner tweet tanks Snap shares, erases $1B Kylie Jenner tweet tanks Snap shares, erases $1B

This week, Kylie Jenner demonstrated just how powerful Kardashian and Co.is by annihilating Snapchat in about 100 characters. Later, Kylie might have changed her mind, and she tweeted another message that said 'still love you tho sna...

Olympic Roundup: Kaprizov's overtime victor sees OAR capture gold in instant classic Olympic Roundup: Kaprizov's overtime victor sees OAR capture gold in instant classic

OAR's victory marks the first time in more than two decades that a men's Olympic team featuring Russian players has captured gold , with Russian players previously helping the Unified Team finish atop the podium at the 1992 Albertville Oly...

MedEquities Realty Trust, Inc. (NASDAQ:MRT) Expected To Report Earnings On Wednesday

Trust Company Of Toledo Na who had been investing in Digital Realty Trust Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $20.95B market cap company. (NASDAQ:CA). Korea Investment stated it has 0.04% of its portfolio in CA, Inc. Twin Tree Mngm...

Lower Tax Rate Fuels Record $32.55 Billion Profit for Buffett's Berkshire Lower Tax Rate Fuels Record $32.55 Billion Profit for Buffett's Berkshire

The two main contenders right now are Greg Abel, who heads Berkshire's non-insurance operations, and Ajit Jain, head of the company's insurance group. With their appointments, some Berkshire prognosticators have said either man could now be in the ru...

Jessie Diggins will carry the flag for the United States at closing ceremony Jessie Diggins will carry the flag for the United States at closing ceremony

Jessie Diggins will be out in front once again. Diggins was chosen by a vote from fellow members of Team USA. Gold medalists Kikkan Randall and Jessica Diggins of the United States celebrate during the medal ceremony for Cross-Country Skiing - L...

Olympic Notebook: South Koreans call for skaters to be booted from games Olympic Notebook: South Koreans call for skaters to be booted from games

North Korea has participated in nine Winter Olympics , starting at Innsbruck in 1964. Japan has competed in every Olympics curling has been contested, but has never finished higher than fifth. Joey Mantia was the final skater to advance out of sem...

Wall Street ended the nervous Wednesday trading session on red Wall Street ended the nervous Wednesday trading session on red

S&P 500 e-minis were up 8.25 points and Nasdaq 100 e-minis rose 25.75 points. Wall Street gained, as did the USA dollar, ahead of Wednesday's release of the minutes from the Federal Reserve's January meeting, the final one chaired by Janet Yelle...

KFC's Chicken Shortage Apology a Humorous Mea Culpa KFC's Chicken Shortage Apology a Humorous Mea Culpa

Meanwhile, KFC is struggling to find charities to which it can donate thousands of tonnes of surplus chicken that has been stored in an unregistered depot during a supply crisis that has closed 160 stores for nearly a week, inquiries by the Guardian ...

Chinese regulators take control of Anbang after chief's indictment Chinese regulators take control of Anbang after chief's indictment

The China Insurance Regulatory Commission said in a series of statements that Anbang Chairman Wu Xiaohui has been removed from his post and is being prosecuted for "economic crimes". "It's such a big company with so many clients that I think it...

TSX, Dow push higher as loonie also gains ground TSX, Dow push higher as loonie also gains ground

The Nasdaq posted its fourth straight session of losses. The Nasdaq Composite Index rallied on Friday, capping a curious week for the technology laden index that places it a mere 2.2% from its all-time high set on January 26. The April crude contra...

Nasal flu vaccine, FluMist, approved for next flu season Nasal flu vaccine, FluMist, approved for next flu season

The Advisory Committee of Immunization Practices voted Wednesday to recommend the nasal spray as an option for next winter's flu season, and experts say it might have protected more Americans from illness this year. But the shot has another surpr...

Beast from the east sparks level 3 cold weather alert across Britain Beast from the east sparks level 3 cold weather alert across Britain

In a statement on the Met Office website , the warning advises: "Snow showers may become persistent from late Monday afternoon, continuing overnight and throughout Tuesday". Temperatures of minus 8C are expected widely across the rest of the country...

RBS returns to the black with £752m profit RBS returns to the black with £752m profit

If it had, this would have resulted in the bank's 10th consecutive annual loss. However, the timing of this deal turned out to be unfortunate. RBS, which is 73% owned by the United Kingdom government, recorded an operating profit of around £2.23 ...

BB&T bank customers can't access accounts due to 'technical issue' BB&T bank customers can't access accounts due to 'technical issue'

The bank is 'well into the process of making those repairs, ' officials said. Countless customers were left shocked and frustrated that BB&T was down overnight, an incident blamed on a 'technical issue, ' according to the bank. Obviously, the situa...

UAE remains committed to OPEC oil output cut UAE remains committed to OPEC oil output cut

Last November, most OPEC producers and their partners agreed to extend the output cut till the end of 2018, nine months longer than the previous agreement. They do not want to tempt the USA oil drillers to increase output, but USD70 oil could work fo...

Barclays pays women investment bankers half what it pays men Barclays pays women investment bankers half what it pays men

Tesco's United Kingdom and Ireland chief executive Matt Davies said: "While we're pleased that our gender pay gap of 8.7% is significantly below the United Kingdom median, we want to close the gap altogether". Barclays joins a handful of major financ...

Broadcom lowers Qualcomm buyout bid in wake of NXP Broadcom lowers Qualcomm buyout bid in wake of NXP

The stock decreased 1.23% or $0.91 during the last trading session, reaching $72.81. Rating Scale; where 1.0 rating mean Strong Buy, 2.0 rating signifies Buy, 3.0 recommendation reveals Hold, 4.0 rating score shows Sell and 5.0 displays Strong Sell s...

Why to Keeping Eye on Apple Inc. (AAPL), Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK)? Why to Keeping Eye on Apple Inc. (AAPL), Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK)?

The stock increased 1.60% or $0.53 during the last trading session, reaching $33.75. About 35.92M shares traded or 15.63% up from the average. The original version of this report can be accessed at https://www.mareainformativa.com/2018/02/21/virtu-fi...

Ford veteran Galhotra takes over as North America chief Ford veteran Galhotra takes over as North America chief

Hackett in a prepared statement said the company made its decision after completing a full review and careful consideration. " Ford is deeply committed to providing and nurturing a safe and respectful culture and we expect our leaders to fully upho...

Toys R Us to close additional 200 stores, reports Wall Street Journal Toys R Us to close additional 200 stores, reports Wall Street Journal

The news of planned further closures comes after Toys R Us filed for bankruptcy in September. The retailer is another in a long list facing dropping sales as consumers continue to favor online shopping. If the almost 400 Toys R Us closures are ...

Investment Research Analysts Opinion: Coty Inc. (COTY), Cedar Realty Trust, Inc. (CDR)

A number of factors can affect the attractiveness of a stock in the hours between the closing bell and the next day's opening bell. Also, EVP Robert E. Sentry Invests has 0.1% invested in Healthcare Realty Trust Incorporated (NYSE:HR). 15,304 were ac...

Barclays Sees Turnaround Gathering Momentum as Dividend Boosted Barclays Sees Turnaround Gathering Momentum as Dividend Boosted

Income decreased 2% to 21.08 billion pounds from 21.45 billion pounds previous year, primarily driven by lower revenue in Barclays International and Head Office, whilst impairment was broadly stable. Staley had slashed the payout to absorb losses f...

Philadelphia Fed's Harker forecasts only two hikes in 2018 Philadelphia Fed's Harker forecasts only two hikes in 2018

The Federal Reserve expects the USA economy to keep improving, driving up wages and prices along the way, according to minutes released Wednesday from the bank's January meeting. United States central bankers said the recent tax cuts could juic...

Lloyds bumper profits deliver £1bn bonanza for shareholders Lloyds bumper profits deliver £1bn bonanza for shareholders

BidaskClub downgraded shares of Lloyds Banking Group PLC from a "sell" rating to a "strong sell" rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 2nd. His basic pay rose by £95,000 and there were hikes totalling more than £500,000 in performance bo...

Economic Buzz: UK ILO Jobless Rate Increases In Q4 Economic Buzz: UK ILO Jobless Rate Increases In Q4

There were 32.15 million people in work, 88,000 more than for July to September 2017 and 321,000 more than for a year earlier. Average weekly earnings excluding bonuses increased by 2.5 per cent compared to a year earlier, the ONS said. The overall...

Wal-Mart Stores (WMT) Is Losing Ground After Q4 Profit Disappoints Wal-Mart Stores (WMT) Is Losing Ground After Q4 Profit Disappoints

Dorsey & Whitney Trust Company Llc who had been investing in Wal Mart Stores Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $280.80B market cap company. Cantab Prns Limited Liability Partnership invested in 0.49% or 43,621 shares. Bla...

Trump Uses Facebook Exec Tweet To Call Media Trump Uses Facebook Exec Tweet To Call Media "Fake News"

President Donald Trump's Twitter cannon roared over the weekend as the latest turn in the Russian Federation investigation seemingly placed him on the defensive. And as recently as last week , three sources familiar with the President's thinking...

Home Depot's quarterly profit rises 2 per cent Home Depot's quarterly profit rises 2 per cent

The Home Depot , Inc. The stock decreased 2.90% or $0.97 during the last trading session, reaching $32.43. A total of 7.58 Billion shares exchanged at hands and its average trading volume is standing at 5.22 Million shares. Adirondack Trust holds...

UberEats Driver Kills Customer During Delivery In Atlanta

Police said that Thornton received his food order by 11:30 PM, and walked away from the delivery auto. Witnesses told investigators Thornton and the driver got into some sort of argument before the driver started shooting from inside the auto, stri...

Christopher Nolan: 'I'd love to make a Bond film - at some point' Christopher Nolan: 'I'd love to make a Bond film - at some point'

Host Kirsty Young posed the question after the director chose a score penned by John Barry for 1969's On Her Majesty's Secret Service as one of his eight records. And though the latter is still riding high following his success on Blade Runner 204...

Europe's largest bank sees reported profit rise more than 140 percent Europe's largest bank sees reported profit rise more than 140 percent

Although the bank is popular on the British High Street, it makes most of its money outside the country, with Asia accounting for the majority of global profits. The failure to live up to analysts' estimates marked a rare event in outgoing HSBC chief...

PNB scam will collapse like 2G, Bofors: Nirav Modi's lawyer PNB scam will collapse like 2G, Bofors: Nirav Modi's lawyer

India's federal police detained two employees of Punjab National Bank , the state-run lender that says it has been the victim of a $1.77 billion fraud, in the first arrests in a fast-widening probe into the country's biggest-ever bank scam.

Sony to form alliance to build taxi-hailing system Sony to form alliance to build taxi-hailing system

Uber's head honcho made the remarks at an investment forum on Tuesday in Tokyo , Japan. The companies will form a joint venture this spring to develop a taxi-hailing app, though Sony said further discussions would be held before any legally-b...

Plane emergency landing due to passenger's farts Plane emergency landing due to passenger's farts

When the plane landed in Vienna , Austria, police climbed on board with dogs and removed the two men along with two sisters sitting nearby. A spokesman for the airline told local media that the four people have now received a ban from any further ...

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