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British Parliament backs snap poll

British lawmakers on Wednesday (19 April) overwhelmingly backed Prime Minister Theresa May's call for a snap election, paving the way for a June vote she hopes...


Nasscom cautions over revamp of lottery system for H-1B visas

The executive orders are set to be signed a day after the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it has completed the computerised lotte...


OPEC, non-OPEC to meet on same day as group's May gathering

This is just the beginning of the USA oil inventory drain game if you are to believe OPEC Secretary-General Mohammad Barkindo who said that all crude producer...


IBM pulls Dow Jones lower

The pound rose 0.2% to 1.2804 U.S. Sterling spiked at the start of the week after U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May announced a snap parliamentary election schedu...


Trading firm Virtu Financial to buy KCG for about $1.4 bln

Virtu Financial (VIRT) has agreed to takeover high frequency trading firm KCG Holdings (KCG) for $1.4 billion, according to the Financial Times . Facing suc...


Singapore Exchange Q3 net profit falls 7 pct as derivatives drag

Operating revenue in the quarter dipped 1.5 per cent to S$202.7 million, while operating profit was little changed, inching up just 0.3 per cent to S$102.9 mill...


NFL star offers to help WH press secretary during briefing

Brady did not elaborate on the family issue. Brady's mother has been battling cancer since before the Super Bowl LI . However players Devin McCourty , Mart...


Skechers USA Inc (NYSE:SKX) & Marathon Petroleum Corp (NYSE

Skechers U.S.A., Inc. (SKX) has an annual dividend of $0, while its annual dividend yield is 0%. Yesterday Skechers USA Inc (NYSE:SKX) traded -0.76% lower a...


OPEC 'optimistic' oil output cuts leading to price recovery

Crude oil prices were relatively even in early Wednesday trading as continued USA energy sector strength balances an OPEC-led production ceiling. The overall ...


Trump to explore national security implications of steel imports

Trump is the 45th President of the United States. Shares of US steel stocks climbed higher Thursday ahead of President Donald Trump's meeting with key industr...


General Motors stops business in Venezuela

The automaker called the move an "illegal judicial seizure of its assets", which include cars and other items from the factory. The company said that it will ...


Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY)

The firm presently has a $60.09 price target on the biopharmaceutical company's stock. A price target is the projected price level of a financial security sta...


Israel Says Assad Has Tons of Chemical Weapons Left

Israel has largely stayed out of the civil war raging in its northern neighbor. The move places the Syrian aircraft in close proximity to Russia's Khmeimim Ai...


Synergy Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:SGYP) shows Price to Sale ratio of 0

Canaccord Genuity set a $13.00 price objective on shares of Synergy Pharmaceuticals and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research note on Saturday, January ...


Melania Trump reminds President Trump to raise hand for the national anthem

First lady Melania Trump, President Donald Trump and the Easter Bunny wave from the Truman Balcony on Monday, April 17. It was just made smaller, down from ...


New York derailment highlights US infrastructure concerns

The two governors said in a joint letter that was sent to federal officials yesterday that they want "independent verification of track safety" at Amtrak-owned ...


'Mother of all Marches' claims two lives in Venezuelan protests, in pictures

There were no other details immediately available. More than 400 people were arrested in Wednesday's protests, authorities said. The opposition's mobilization...


Comprehensive Stock Analysis Of Fortuna Silver Mines Inc. (FSM)

Fortuna Silver Mines Inc (TSE:FVI) (NYSE:FSM)'s stock had its "strong-buy" rating reaffirmed by Raymond James Financial, Inc.in a note issued to investors on T...


Half of the Patriots miss White House visit

Some Patriots players, including quarterback Tom Brady , intend to skip the White House visit. To some players, absences were notably linked to politics. It wa...


It's no longer obsolete, Trump on North Atlantic Treaty Organisation

Stoltenberg , also appearing on CNN's "New Day", told the program that after many years of decline in defense spending in Europe and Canada, now there has been ...


Nintendo shares jump after Switch console sets U.S. sales records

Fast forward to today, and Nintendo has finally announced its official sales numbers for March, at least in the US. Internally, Nintendo had previously sold 4...


Norway's sovereign fund backs Credit Suisse executive pay

Bernstein began new coverage on Credit Suisse Group giving the company a "underperform" rating. Quadrature Capital Ltd now owns 586,960 shares of the company's ...


Indonesia prosecutors call for one-year jail term for Jakarta governor

The polls, though, were correct in one aspect. The controversy began in September when Purnama, known for his outspoken style, outraged Muslims when he contro...


Australia, New Zealand back Trump on possible WTO action on Canada dairy

USA farmers have claimed they are losing up the US$150 million per year because of heavy import tariffs on ultra-filtered milk used to produce cheese. "He's und...


Weekly Jobless Claims Unexpectedly Fall, Indicating Tightening Labor Market

The reports pointed to a steadily firming economy and could allow the Federal Reserve to increase interest rates again in June. That's the longest period at s...


Verizon Misses First-Quarter Earnings Estimate, Sees Stable 2017 Revenue

The 50 day moving average of Verizon Communications Inc. Also, the Hold rating count is 1, as of 18 April 2017. Therefore 29% are positive. Over the 52-week tim...


Warren Buffett's firm selling some of its Wells Fargo shares

About a year ago, Wells Fargo's share buybacks caused Berkshire's ownership interest in the bank to exceed 10%, and the percentage interest would "slowly cree...


Comprehensive Stock Analysis Of Rexahn Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (RNN)

RSI oscillates between zero and 100. Usually the RSI is considered overbought when above 70 and oversold when less than 30. However a year ago during same qua...


The latest from the Shanghai auto show

Heavily affected by the Dieselgate, the German manufacturer gradually concretizes his willingness to switch to the electric auto. The first concept whose full...


Turkish election board rejects appeals to annul referendum

Turkey's prime minister on Tuesday called on the opposition to respect the result of a referendum that will give sweeping new powers to the office of the presid...


Real Madrid 1-1 Atletico Madrid

Where do you think Griezmann should play next season? "I have already said, I will wait for Madrid until the last second, I sacrifice every day to be here...


Thomas unemployment rate falls to 6% in March

According to BLS, construction employment saw little change in March (+6,000). The number of unemployed people declined from 326,000 to 7.2 million in March, ac...


United States puts 6 nations on monitoring list for currency practices

The U.S. report was the first since Donald Trump was sworn in as president last January, and drew attention because of his predictions during the election campa...


May and Corbyn hit campaign trail as MPs back election

There were also a number of abstentions. In fiery exchanges in the House of Commons yesterday, May said an early election would strengthen her hand against do...


After visa changes, Australia is making it harder to become a citizen

What we're doing is strengthening our multicultural society and strengthening the commitment to Australian values. As per the Australian Government, applicant...