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Northrop Grumman to buy Orbital ATK for $7.8bn Northrop Grumman to buy Orbital ATK for $7.8bn
- September 18, 2017

The deal, expected to close in the first half of 2018, comes as the firing of missiles by North Korea in recent months has focused attention on missile-defense systems. The total purchase price tag will be around US$9.2bn when the US$1.4bn in assumed debt is included, the companies said in a statement . Reuters on Sunday reported about the potential deal, citing a person familiar with the transaction. (more...)
United Kingdom terror threat level downgraded from critical to severe
- September 18, 2017

Two arrests have now been made in connection with the attack which injured 30 people. The house being searched in Sunbury-on-Thames belongs to a married couple known for fostering hundreds of children, including refugees. Speaking to the Andrew Marr Show on Sunday , Ms Rudd said there was "no evidence" to suggest so-called Islamic State was behind the attack. British Prime Minister Theresa May on Friday raised the threat level from severe to critical after an explosion on a Tube train ... (more...)
Davis Cup: Australia and France take control of semi-finals Davis Cup: Australia and France take control of semi-finals
- September 18, 2017

Kyrgios made 65 unforced errors but also hit 20 aces to prevail as fatigue took hold of the 33-year-old Darcis in the last two sets. Goffin, who had not beaten Kyrgios in three previous matches, returned well and played astute tennis to counter his opponent's big shots, extending his excellent Davis Cup record to 15 wins from 16 singles matches. (more...)
CVR Energy, Inc. (CVI), Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) CVR Energy, Inc. (CVI), Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD)
- September 18, 2017

It has underperformed by 0.45% the S&P500. State of Tennessee Treasury Department trimmed its position in Advanced Micro Devices, Inc . Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. 62,500 shares were sold by Norrod Forrest Eugene, worth $843,375 on Friday, April 28. 20,000 shares were sold by Claflin Bruce L., worth $266,600. Stock has got OUTPERFORM rating from 4 analyst (s) whereas last month 4 analyst (s) have given outperform rating. (more...)
Blockbuster debut for Dixon Tech, shares soar almost 64% Blockbuster debut for Dixon Tech, shares soar almost 64%
- September 18, 2017

The stock hit a high of Rs 2,908 on BSE and Rs 2,899 on NSE after few seconds of its listing. On the BSE, 9.7 lakh shares were traded on the counter. 2,457 crore in FY2017. Backed by Motilal Oswal Private Equity (MOPE), Dixon is the largest home-grown design-focused and solutions company engaged in manufacturing products in consumer durables, lighting and mobile phone segments in India. (more...)
Trump retweets mock video of golf ball seen striking Hillary Clinton Trump retweets mock video of golf ball seen striking Hillary Clinton
- September 18, 2017

The White House issued no immediate comment, and Trump aides have said in the past that his tweets "speak for themselves". The tweet says: " Donald Trump's wonderful golf swing #CrookedHillary". Bush administration and was appointed as the office's director by President Barack Obama. Lastly, Trump retweeted two of his own tweets, saying that, somehow, the US needs to find a way to cut terrorists off from the Internet, their main recruitment tool, and calling for a reinstatement of the ... (more...)
Bank Nifty tops 25000 again; 90 points short from all-time high Bank Nifty tops 25000 again; 90 points short from all-time high
- September 18, 2017

It also breached intra-day record of 10,137.85 reached on August 2. Germany's DAX rose 0.6 percent to 12,592.21 and France's CAC 40 gained 0. The benchmark Sensex gained 89 points to open at 32,361.37 points while the 50-share indicator advanced 48 points to open at 10,133.1 points. (more...)
Purchases Shares of 272580 Rite Aid Corporation (RAD) Purchases Shares of 272580 Rite Aid Corporation (RAD)
- September 18, 2017

It has underperformed by 8.81% the S&P500. Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of the company. The company's quarterly revenue was down 4.9% on a year-over-year basis. The company was initiated on Thursday, August 13 by Bank of America. On Tuesday, November 24 the stock rating was upgraded by Atlantic Securities to "Overweight". (more...)
PwC's 2017 profit slips as Brexit hits executive pay PwC's 2017 profit slips as Brexit hits executive pay
- September 18, 2017

Ian Morrison, PwC Yorkshire and North East regional leader, said: "Supporting our clients across the region is our priority and we've invested in innovative new services, using artificial intelligence, virtual reality, and innovative cloud technologies, to help them tackle their immediate and longer term challenges and opportunities". (more...)
Slack Valued at $5.1B After SoftBank-led Round Slack Valued at $5.1B After SoftBank-led Round
- September 18, 2017

SoftBank said Monday that its Vision Fund led a Series G funding round alongside Accel and other investors, topping up its existing $540 million in funding to $790 million. In the email, Deep Nishar, senior managing partner at SoftBank Vision Fund, characterized Slack as "the operating system" for businesses in which teams need to collaborate "effectively". (more...)
Novelist Files Complaint Against Dil Raju For Copyright Violation Novelist Files Complaint Against Dil Raju For Copyright Violation
- September 18, 2017

Following the complaint, the court has directed the Madhapur police to file a case against Dil Raju , co-producers Sirish and Lakshman, director K Dasarath and dialogue writer Abburi Ravi. "While I was watching " Mr Perfect " in 2013 on television, I found several dialogues and scenes were copied from my novel", Shyamala Rani said in her interview to a leading daily. (more...)
NextEra Energy Partners, (NYSE:NEP) Given Media Sentiment Rating of 0.15
- September 18, 2017

Fincl Bank Of Mellon Corp invested in 0.01% or 1.71M shares. Deere & Company (NYSE:DE) has risen 46.99% since September 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 9.75% the S&P500. Blackrock holds 0.03% or 330,237 shares. The Connecticut-based Conning has invested 0.08% in Deere & Company (NYSE:DE). Pinebridge L P stated it has 0.03% in ADTRAN, Inc. (more...)
Ryanair cancellations leaving passengers up in the air Ryanair cancellations leaving passengers up in the air
- September 18, 2017

Ryanair said that the cancellations affect about 2% of its daily operations, with hundreds of flights cancelled over the weekend, after the airline suddenly introduced the temporary cancellations on Friday. As a effect of the transition, the LCC is now dealing with a backlog of crew leave which must be allocated before December 31, 2017, in order to switch to a calendar leave year (as required by the IAA) from January 1, 2018. (more...)
Ingersoll's CAMI plant employees on strike Ingersoll's CAMI plant employees on strike
- September 18, 2017

The employees walked off the job at 10:59 Sunday night. The union scheduled a meeting for Sunday to instruct members on picket. Earlier this year, GM announced a layoff of some 600 workers at the Canadian plant, and so far 424 jobs have been shaved due to buyouts, retirements and some recalls of formerly laid-off workers. (more...)
Crown Castle International Corporation (NYSE:CCI)'s Trend Unknown, Especially After Increased Shorts
- September 18, 2017

It has underperformed by 5.63% the S&P500. Therefore 75% are positive. The company has an average rating of "Buy" and a consensus target price of $106.45. 330.20 million shares or 4.13% more from 317.10 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. The real estate investment trust reported $0.31 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.28 by $0.03. (more...)
Liberty Interactive Corporation (NASDAQ:QVCA) Sees Significantly Higher Trading Volume
- September 18, 2017

It closed at $79.87 lastly. The stock increased 1.66% or $1.43 on September 15, reaching $87.67. It has underperformed by 9.62% the S&P500. Liberty Interactive QVC Group (NASDAQ: QVCA ) has declined 6.46% since September 15, 2016 and is downtrending. (more...)
United Kingdom house prices drop 1.2% in September, dragged lower by London - Rightmove United Kingdom house prices drop 1.2% in September, dragged lower by London - Rightmove
- September 18, 2017

While the autumn traditionally sees prices pick up after a summer lull, this year had the first month-on-month decline in September in four years as values in London slumped. Brian Murphy, head of lending for Mortgage Advice Bureau commented: "The data released by Rightmove today provides analysis on asking prices, rather than completed transactions, therefore enabling us to take a temperature check in terms of market sentiment and behaviour". (more...)
Murdoch loses Channel 10 bid making way for CBS Murdoch loses Channel 10 bid making way for CBS
- September 18, 2017

The NSW Supreme Court has dismissed Lachlan Murdoch and Bruce Gordon's legal battle to halt the sale of Ten to USA network CBS Corporation, The Guardian reports. A creditors meeting for the station will go ahead tomorrow, with CBS now able to vote as a major creditor. CBS and 21st Century Fox, where Mr Murdoch is executive co-chair, are Ten's largest creditors. (more...)
AQR Capital Management LLC Purchases 60822 Shares of Honeywell International Inc. (HON)
- September 18, 2017

On average, equities analysts predict that Honeywell International Inc . will post $7.04 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. Procter & Gamble Co (NYSE:PG) has risen 7.54% since September 15, 2016 and is uptrending. Honeywell International Inc . had 64 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Friday, July 21, the company rating was maintained by Oppenheimer. (more...)
Davis Cup: India, Canada level on first day Davis Cup: India, Canada level on first day
- September 18, 2017

Shapovalov defeated Ramkumar Ramanathan of India in straight sets, 6-3, 7-6 (1), 6-3 in the fourth rubber of their Davis Cup World Group Playoff, clinching a victory for Canada that means it will be back in the Davis Cup World Group come 2018. (more...)
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT) Holdings Boosted by Shelton Capital Management
- September 18, 2017

Looking forward, the company's quarterly earnings are expected to come at $0.16 in the three months through September 2017 and $0.2 in the quarter ending December 2017, reflecting 128.57% and 233.33% growth, respectively. 77 funds opened positions while 479 raised stakes. 868.78 million shares or 0.20% more from 867.04 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. The rating was upgraded by Bank of America to "Buy" on Wednesday, March 1. (more...)
Oil at five month high on weak dollar, forecasts glut will recede Oil at five month high on weak dollar, forecasts glut will recede
- September 18, 2017

Brent for November settlement increased 21 cents to $55.68 a barrel on the London-based ICE Futures Europe exchange. - Reuters picNEW YORK, Sept 16 ― Brent oil prices held near five-month highs yesterday and were on track for the biggest weekly gain since late July, on forecasts for rising demand and the gradual restart of USA oil refineries. (more...)
New York sending security help to Virgin Islands
- September 18, 2017

The total death toll from Irma has reached 61, with 38 deaths occurring in the Caribbean and 23 in the United States. Kimarley Brathweite, 13, sits in his grandmother's damaged apartment in the Tutu High Rise in St. That's when she hiked herself into her bedroom, away from the windows. She also said that the leaves could have been dried out by salt that was whipped onto the island when the storm hit. (more...)
Unusual Volume Spotted in First Data Corporation (NYSE:FDC) Stock
- September 18, 2017

As of quarter end Bluecrest Capital Management Ltd had bought a total of 89,735 shares growing its position 465.5%. Shares of First Data Corporation (FDC ) opened at 17.96 on Friday. A significant increase in trading volume means that more than double the average amount of stocks are moving. The company has market cap of $16.71 billion. (more...)
Presidents Moon and Trump agree to thoroughly implement UNSC resolution against Pyongyang Presidents Moon and Trump agree to thoroughly implement UNSC resolution against Pyongyang
- September 18, 2017

However, Haley appeared to disagree with the president's assertion that new sanctions placed on North Korea last week were "not a big deal". Asked him how Rocket Man is doing. In recent weeks, United States president Donald Trump has repeatedly warned Kim against pursuing the policy - claiming the North would be met with " fire and fury ". (more...)