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Business Oil prices regain some ground, but oversupply weighs
Author: 0 Oil prices regain some ground, but oversupply weighs

US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were also down 4 cents at $52.61 a barrel. A number of key OPEC members including top exporter Saudi Arabia support extending their supply cut into the second half of 2017 if all participating producers, including Russian Federation and other non-OPEC countries, agree, OPEC sources have told Reuters .

Business ARP Americas LLC Purchases New Position in Freeport-McMoRan Inc (FCX)
Author: 0 ARP Americas LLC Purchases New Position in Freeport-McMoRan Inc (FCX)

Berenberg Downgrades Freeport-McMoRan Inc. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief operating officer now owns 37,763 shares of the company's stock, valued at $575,508.12. WARNING: "Freeport-McMoRan Inc (FCX) to Post FY2018 Earnings of $1.96 Per Share, Jefferies Group Forecasts" was first reported by Chaffey Breeze and is the property of of Chaffey Breeze.

Business Trump creates accountability office at VA
Author: 0 Trump creates accountability office at VA

Shulkin also said that the the new office will create a new level of accountability for agency employees while also ensuring "that we're honoring the commitment we have to our whistleblowers that come forth and identify issues, so that there's not a retaliation against them".

Business Why Cooper Tire & Rubber Co's Shares Plunged 11% Today
Author: 0 Why Cooper Tire & Rubber Co's Shares Plunged 11% Today

At quarter end, Cooper had $365 million in cash and cash equivalents, compared with $434 million at the end of the same period past year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.05 earnings per share. Finally, Northcoast Research cut Cooper Tire & Rubber Co from a "buy" rating to a "neutral" rating in a report on Tuesday, April 18th. As a part of its previously announced $2.1 billion share repurchase program, the company repurchased 0.7 million shares of its ...

Business Has Khan sunk the Garden Bridge once and for all?
Author: 0 Has Khan sunk the Garden Bridge once and for all?

The Labour MP found that the Garden Bridge Trust "will not succeed in raising" all the money they said they would from private investors. Mr Johnson's guarantee, which has yet to be signed, was a requirement of the Port of London Authority and a condition of Lambeth and Westminster councils' respective planning approvals which state it must be signed and in place before construction can commence.

Business Small Business Saturday to return for fifth anniversary in December
Author: 0 Small Business Saturday to return for fifth anniversary in December

According to statistics from the SBA, 28 million small businesses in America account for 54 percent of all USA sales; of those 28 million businesses, the 600,000 US franchised small businesses, like SERVPRO, account for 40 percent of all retail sales and provide jobs for some eight million people.

Business Govt looking into Allowances panel report
Author: 0 Govt looking into Allowances panel report

It will be worth mentioning here that the Central government has implemented the recommendations of the 7 Pay Commission with retrospective effect from January 1, 2016. It also recommended subsuming of 37 allowances. It was reported that the Committee on Allowances could not submit its report as it had sought comments from various ministries on 14 allowances.

Business Global oil discoveries fall to record low in 2016 -IEA
Author: 0 Global oil discoveries fall to record low in 2016 -IEA

It said yesterday that such a revival had yet to materialise. At the same time, conventional resources sanctioned for development last year also fell to 4.7 billion barrels, which was 30% lower than previous year. shale supplies make up for the slow pace of growth elsewhere in the oil sector", especially in light of the fact that a mot of shale oil projects now enjoy lower production costs than conventional oil projects.

Author: 0 Portland General Electric Company (NYSE:POR) Reviewed By Analysts

They now have a United States dollars 44 price target on the stock. Silvercrest Asset Management Gru has 0.64% invested in Portland General Electric Company (NYSE:POR). The company's quarterly revenue was up 5.0% on a year-over-year basis. Portland General Electric Company had its "underweight" rating reiterated by analysts at Barclays.

Business Experts proposition on the searing stocks: Invesco Ltd. (IVZ), Celgene Corporation (CELG)
Author: 0 Experts proposition on the searing stocks: Invesco Ltd. (IVZ), Celgene Corporation (CELG)

Arete Wealth Advisors LLC boosted its position in shares of Celgene by 0.3% in the third quarter. BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A. boosted its position in shares of Celgene by 2.3% in the third quarter. Analysts and investors may also opt to evaluate a company's PEG or price to earnings growth ratio. WARNING: "Bridges Investment Counsel Inc". If you are accessing this report on another publication, it was illegally stolen and republished in violation of United States & global ...

Business Facebook Gearing Up to Fight Political Propaganda
Author: 0 Facebook Gearing Up to Fight Political Propaganda

The occasions of propagating misinformation included presidential elections in the U.S. and France. However, Facebook's chief operating officer, Sheryl Sandberg, declared this week: "We definitely don't want to be the arbiter of the truth".

Business Toyota recalls 250K Tacoma pickups; rear wheels can lock up
Author: 0 Toyota recalls 250K Tacoma pickups; rear wheels can lock up

If a driver continues to operate the Tacoma while oil is leaking out, it could damage the differential, limiting forward motion and making a whole bunch of noise. If leakage is found, the rear carrier gasket will be replaced and new fasteners will be installed. Toyota says Tacoma owners will receive notices sometime in June 2017.

Author: 0 YouTube ad boycott could spell trouble for Alphabet's Google

They still do, but as long as Google's mobile advertising growth helps produce beats, they're less of a concern. The company said first quarter ad sales on its properties rose 21 percent during the period, while those on its partners' sites climbed just 8.6 percent.

Business US economy expanded at weakest pace in 3 years
Author: 0 US economy expanded at weakest pace in 3 years

Meanwhile, the large drag on fourth quarter growth was net exports, with economic headwinds overseas and the strong US dollar challenging manufacturers. Real personal consumption grew by just 0.3% in the first quarter, down from an increase of 3.5% in the fourth quarter of 2016. Normally PCEs drop off a bit in the first quarter of any year, coming after the spending sprees of Q4 holiday seasons.

Business Saturday is National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day
Author: 0 Saturday is National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

Locations managed by St. Louis County include the Babbitt Police Department, Chisholm Police Department, Ely City Hall, Eveleth Police Department, Floodwood City Hall, Gilbert Police Department and the St. The drug drop-off program is the result of a growing concern about unused and unneeded medications becoming the target of theft, misuse and abuse. The majority of prescription-drug abusers report that they obtain their drugs from friends and family - and the home medicine cabinet.

Business Is Anthony Joshua boxing's next great heavyweight?
Author: 0 Is Anthony Joshua boxing's next great heavyweight?

Also in the news and facing questions is Britain's Hughie Fury, who pulled out of his world heavyweight title fight with WBO champion Joseph Parker. I'm living proof anyone can come through the worst times in our lives, no matter what we must battle through and all help and love each other.

Author: 0 Pai Proposes Net Neutrality Reversal as Advocates Plot Pushback

Pai and the telecom industry have framed the debate as less about the principle of net neutrality than the mechanism to enforce it. Left-leaning advocacy groups and Democrats fear that if ISPs are left unchecked, they will abuse their power as gatekeepers of the internet.

Business Dueling Shows Of Force As Tensions Ratchet Up On Korean Peninsula
Author: 0 Dueling Shows Of Force As Tensions Ratchet Up On Korean Peninsula

South Korea and the United States held joint live-fire exercises in the Yellow Sea on Tuesday in a show of their close alliance against North Korea , both countries said. A White House readout of the call said Trump criticized North Korea's "continued belligerence" and the leaders "reaffirmed the urgency of the threat".

Business Trump to propose massive tax cuts for businesses
Author: 0 Trump to propose massive tax cuts for businesses

The cost could jump to almost $4 trillion if Trump also chooses to extend the 15% rate to so-called pass-through businesses, which include everything from small businesses to big law firms and investment partnerships. Mnuchin said for the first time on Friday that the White House supported the House Republican effort but suggested it would not impede the multiple reviews that the White House has now launched on its own.

Author: 0 Feds hope China softwood mission sends message to US

As tensions grow in this trade dispute Chrystia Freeland, speaking via teleconference from Germany, is staying optimistic. Mr Trump did not detail his concerns but said his administration would call Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and demand an explanation.

Business US pending home sales fall 0.8 percent in March
Author: 0 US pending home sales fall 0.8 percent in March

The Realtors reported last week that Americans had purchased homes in March at the fastest pace in over a decade, as more people seek to close deals with home prices on the rise. "Sellers are in the driver's seat this spring as the intense competition for the few homes for sale is forcing many buyers to be aggressive in their offers", said Yun.

Business Dow Chemical in the Red despite 1Q17 Earnings Beat
Author: 0 Dow Chemical in the Red despite 1Q17 Earnings Beat

The year-earlier included a $778 million charge related to the settlement of a 2005 lawsuit that accused Dow and other companies of conspiring to fix prices of urethane chemicals in the preceding six years. Stockholders of record on Friday, March 31st will be given a $0.46 dividend. On 2/11/2016 Dow Chemical Co announced a quarterly dividend of $0.46 4% with an ex dividend date of 3/29/2016 which will be payable on 4/29/2016.

Business United Technologies Corporation (UTX) Lowered to
Author: 0 United Technologies Corporation (UTX) Lowered to "Hold" at Vetr Inc

Mitchell Mcleod Pugh & Williams Inc.'s holdings in United Technologies were worth $443,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. United Technologies Corporation closed its last trading session at $113.94 with the gain of 0.92%. United Technologies's revenue was up 3.4% compared to the same quarter a year ago. Equities analysts predict that United Technologies Co. will post $6.55 EPS for the current year.

Business USA regulator vows to roll back 'net neutrality' rules
Author: 0 USA regulator vows to roll back 'net neutrality' rules

Since being named FCC chairman by President Donald Trump in January, Pai has made deregulation of the telecoms industry a core focus. While he said the wireless giant is "committed" to protecting the open internet, Stephenson still called the existing FCC rules "illogical".

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