Monday August 20-th, 2018

LEGO's revenue declines for the first time in 13 years LEGO's revenue declines for the first time in 13 years

They've had some success with digital forays before (2014's "The Lego Movie" grossed $470m at the box office) - but if history is any indication, the company would benefit from sticking to its core product: the good 'ol fashioned, colored bricks ...

Senate Advances Bill to Loosen Banking Rules, Revealing Democratic Split Senate Advances Bill to Loosen Banking Rules, Revealing Democratic Split

Republicans overwhelmingly support rolling back key aspects of Dodd-Frank, the law that brought significant changes to financial regulation over the last decade. "I am not going to let this legislative history be papered with misconceptions of this b...

Goldman Sachs Group Reiterates Buy Rating for Mondi (MNDI)

The company was upgraded on Wednesday, January 25 by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was downgraded by BNP Paribas on Thursday, December 3 to "Neutral". The stock of Bodycote plc (LON:BOY) has "Neutral" rating given on Friday, August 7 by Citigroup. ...

From Bihar To MP: BJP Fields Dharmendra Pradhan From Madhya Pradesh From Bihar To MP: BJP Fields Dharmendra Pradhan From Madhya Pradesh

It's mad, whoever does it", Naidu said , as Congress and Left party members were on their feet protesting the incidents. On the other side of the podium, Telugu Desam Party (TDP) MPs also resumed their protest over alleged "injustice" to Andhra ...

A made-up word from The Simpsons is now in the English dictionary A made-up word from The Simpsons is now in the English dictionary

It is from the motto of the fictional Simpsons' town of Springfield: " A noble spirit embiggens the smallest man ". "Embiggens?" says schoolteacher Mrs. A few words needed updated definitions, including "dumpster fire" (a disaster), "bandwidth"...

Government Calls Broadcom's Bid for Qualcomm a National Security Risk Government Calls Broadcom's Bid for Qualcomm a National Security Risk

On Sunday it asked Qualcomm to delay its shareholder meeting, which was to have been held Tuesday. Reuters reported last week that CFIUS had begun looking at Broadcom's bid amid growing pressure from lawmakers, including President Donald Tr...

IPFT gives cold response as BJP announces Tripura CM IPFT gives cold response as BJP announces Tripura CM

Predictably, the Communist Party of India (Marxist) was furious. Tripura BJP president and newly-elected MLA Biplab Kumar Deb was today unanimously elected leader of the BJP legislature party in the state, Union minister Nitin Gadkari announced...

Amazon stops selling Nest products as war with Google continues Amazon stops selling Nest products as war with Google continues

According to Amazon, the directive came from the top management thus creating an impression that the decision came from Jeff Bezos CEO at Amazon though it's not confirmed. This news shouldn't really be a surprise to most people. Amazon has previous...

AAA: RI gas prices unchanged now; likely to rise in April AAA: RI gas prices unchanged now; likely to rise in April

Average retail gasoline prices in Sarasota fell nearly a penny per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.51 per gallon as of Sunday, according to a daily survey of 308 gas outlets in Sarasota by the website GasBuddy. Gas prices are still falling in n...

United States judge orders 'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli to give up $7.36 million United States judge orders 'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli to give up $7.36 million

Those assets could potentially include the Wu-Tang album, as well as $5 million in an E*Trade brokerage account, a Picasso painting and a copy of the still-unreleased Lil Wayne album Tha Carter V . It was an abrupt change in tone for Shkreli from ...

ASEAN Manufacturing PMI marks 2nd straight expansion in February ASEAN Manufacturing PMI marks 2nd straight expansion in February

It follows disappointing February PMI readings for construction and manufacturing last week, but services account for nearly 80 per cent of output, meaning it is the most significant indicator of the three. The composite output index, which cover...

Shell-Shocked Investors Find Trade Angst Is Latest Market Menace Shell-Shocked Investors Find Trade Angst Is Latest Market Menace

S&P 500 index funds snapped a record-setting run in which they had made money for 15 straight months, including dividends. The dominant fear for the month was the threat of higher inflation and interest rates. Last year, the worst weekly loss was j...

Martin Midstream Partners (MMLP) Downgraded to "Sell" at ValuEngine

About 185,651 shares traded. (NYSEMKT:STRP) has risen 435.39% since February 28, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 13.15% the S&P500. Cushing Asset Management Lp acquired 46,799 shares as Magellan Midstream Prtnrs Lp (MMP)'s stock decl...

Secretary of Commerce, Secretary of Commerce, "No exemptions on tariff measures".

British Prime Minister Theresa May said she raised her "deep concern" over the tariffs in a phone call with Trump yesterday, her office said. US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross on Friday (Mar 2) leapt to the defence of President Donald Trump...

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) Director Tom A. Alberg Sells 670 Shares Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) Director Tom A. Alberg Sells 670 Shares

Breton Hill Capital Ltd who had been investing in Amazon Com Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $726.28B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.05% or $0.02 during the last trading session, reaching $43.61. $795,502 worth of ...

Trade Isn't The Only Thing That Has China Mad At The US Trade Isn't The Only Thing That Has China Mad At The US

Moderator Michael Green, who serves as the CSIS senior vice president for the Asia and Japan chair, called into question the usefulness of the act, which will allow high-level officials from the USA and Taiwan to travel to each other's countries.

Early voting for Texas Primary ends Friday Early voting for Texas Primary ends Friday

The Democratic primary also features a contested race for U.S. House District 17, and the Republican primary also features a hotly contested race for McLennan County district attorney. The number of those voting during early voting has slightly decre...

Pilot landing at Dulles: 'Pretty much everyone on the plane threw up' Pilot landing at Dulles: 'Pretty much everyone on the plane threw up'

Although many flights in and out of D.C. area airports were canceled, there were still some planes that took off and landed from the airport. "I felt like I was going to throw up all over the place", passenger Casey Kirk told NBC News.

Storm Emma puts paid to holidaymakers' plans at Bristol Airport Storm Emma puts paid to holidaymakers' plans at Bristol Airport

The airfield was still mostly in business although bosses were forced to divert some flights to land at other airports . The website claims to have "all the live, accurate flight information you need" from airports around the UK. More than 200 p...

The Rev. Billy Graham Laid To Rest Friday In Simple Casket The Rev. Billy Graham Laid To Rest Friday In Simple Casket

Billy Graham's children have remembered "America's Pastor" as a man living his life at home as he preached it in stadiums, with a personable humility and an unwavering focus on his faith. The younger Graham is an enthusiastic supporter of Trump and ...

Walmart restricts sale of firearms, ammunition to people under 21 Walmart restricts sale of firearms, ammunition to people under 21

Davis, who on Thursday published his views on why the National Rifle Association boycotts are taking hold so quickly , said while it makes sense for companies to respond to complaints about their suppliers, it's unusual for them to come under fir...

Guns rights group feels NRA boycott may backfire Guns rights group feels NRA boycott may backfire

The decisions come during an uptick in consumer activism, fueled by social media empowering more people to voice their opinions and values. Gov. Bill Haslam (R-Tenn.) warned his party members that in the aftermath of the Parkland shooting, a desire...

MEC drops brands associated with U.S. gun manufacturer MEC drops brands associated with U.S. gun manufacturer

A well-known high-end outdoor equipment store in this country announced this morning it will end its relationship with a large holding company associated with guns. "When people saw the opportunity to speak up and to engage the organization that th...

Crude Prices Fall Amid Rising Oil & Gasoline Inventories (USO)

US oil production C-OUT-T-EIA could surpass 11 million barrels per day this year, with production already near a record above 10 million bpd . While the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries and its allies continue to curb output to reduce a...

Global shares mixed as China recovers from Wall Street drag Global shares mixed as China recovers from Wall Street drag

Powell's comments were seen as reinforcing expectations for three interest rate hikes this year with the possibility of a fourth. Earlier, shares of the steelmakers swung wildly amid speculation that the USA government would impose tariffs or quota...

Positive Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Eldorado Gold (EGO) Share Price

Currently Kinross Gold Corporation (KGC ) stock is moving with downswing trend. Several studies suggest that positive earnings surprises not only lead to an immediate hike in a stock's price, but also to a gradual increase over time. For the past 5 ...

Swift, Estilo drive Maruti sales up 15% to 1,49824 units Swift, Estilo drive Maruti sales up 15% to 1,49824 units

Sales of the compact segment comprising Swift , Estilo, Dzire and Baleno jumped by 38.7 per cent to 65,213 units last month against 47,002 units in the year-ago month. Sales of utility vehicles, including Gypsy, Grand Vitara, Ertiga, S-Cross and c...

Trump lands new Air Force One deal with Boeing Trump lands new Air Force One deal with Boeing

In February previous year, Trump said the Air Force was "close to signing a $4.2 billion deal" and that "we got that price down by over $1 billion". The U.S. Air Force reached an agreement last summer to purchase two Boeing 747-8s to serve as the...

Comcast's surprise Sky bid opens a possible bidding war Comcast's surprise Sky bid opens a possible bidding war

Comcast said its proposals would ensure the future of Sky News - the main sticking point for regulators in Fox's takeover plans because of Rupert Murdoch's major interests in the United Kingdom media sector. Unlike the offer from 21st Century...

Should non-union members have to pay partial dues? Should non-union members have to pay partial dues?

Cropper classified Janus versus the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, or AFSCME , as a right-to-work case. "They (nonunion members) still get union representation". If you've never heard of it, listen up, because the ...

Kim Kardashian Tickled Pink ... When Kanye Just Can't Hold It Any Longer!!! Kim Kardashian Tickled Pink ... When Kanye Just Can't Hold It Any Longer!!!

Kim Kardashian has FINALLY given the world a glimpse of her tiny newborn baby Chicago . YAS! Her half-sister, Kylie Jenner , also welcomed her first child in February. Kardashian and West welcomed Chicago via surrogate January 15. From her fa...

Realty Income (O) Given a $56.00 Price Target at B. Riley

Realty Income Corporation (O) stock price traded at a gap of -0.38% from an average price of last twenty days and stands at a distance of -5.81% away from it's an average price of recent fifty days. Morgan Stanley restated an overweight rating and se...

North Korea Open To Talks With US, South Korea's Presidential Office Says North Korea Open To Talks With US, South Korea's Presidential Office Says

Dignitaries watch over the proceedings, including South Korean president Moon Jae-In and the president's daughter, Ivanka Trump . "North Korea dialogue must be held at an early date even for an improvement in the South-North Korea relationship and...

Hyundai reveals electric SUV Hyundai reveals electric SUV

The battery can be fully charged in 6 hours 10 minutes, whereas the quick charge takes just 54 minutes to charge up to 80 percent. The basic, short-range version relies on a 39,2-kWh battery pack powering a 99 kW (135 PS) electric motor, while th...

Power bank catches fire in a flight's overhead cabin luggage Power bank catches fire in a flight's overhead cabin luggage

According to South China Morning Post , the airline praised the flight attendant's quick reaction, "Our colleague reacted to the fire in a timely and appropriate way ". A flight crew member tossed water from a bottle to douse the fire instead usin...

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