Business Buffett criticizes United and its CEO over dragging incident
Author: 0 Buffett criticizes United and its CEO over dragging incident

Berkshire does now own 133 million Apple shares, but it just sold off one-third of its 81 million IBM shares because Buffett misjudged that firm. Trump, who released a one-page outline of the plan on April 26, wants to cut the federal corporate tax rate to 15% from the current rate of 35% and has said this will create economic and business growth.

Author: 0 China's homemade passenger jet aces first flight

The jet soon became invisible against the dark skies on a windy and polluted day in Shanghai, which was also in the path of dense sandstorms from the north. Reflecting the importance of the Chinese market - which buys more than 25 percent of Boeing jets and supports 150,000 - the American firm opened its first overseas finishing center in China last March.

Business Ky. man forcibly removed from flight reaches settlement with United
Author: 0 Ky. man forcibly removed from flight reaches settlement with United

Mr Dao never filed a lawsuit against United , but Mr Demetrio had said legal action was likely. United has been plagued by an intense public backlash after video emerged showing a bloodied Dao being dragged of a flight by Chicago Department of Aviation officers in order to make room for airline employees.

Business Two Icon employees killed in A5 crash in California
Author: 0 Two Icon employees killed in A5 crash in California

The victims have been identified as 55-year-old Jon Murray Karkow, the pilot in command of the aircraft, and 41-year-old Cagri Sever, who was a passenger. Icon will work with investigators from the US Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Safety Board, which has dispatched a team to investigate the crash, Hawkins says.

Author: 0 Oil drops below $45 for first time since OPEC deal

WTI Crude is now trading down 5.05 percent at $45.52, with Brent Crude down 4.98 percent at $48.38. United States crude oil production is estimated to reach a 48 year high by 2018, U.S. "There's a lot of option-related activities so as the market falls through $45, the holders of short, put positions need to hedge", said Mark Keenan, head of Asia commodities research at Societe Generale SA.

Author: 0 House panel passes Choice Act; Wells said to target aliens

It goes to the heart of the law's restrictions on banks, giving some of them greater leeway in how much capital they build to cover unexpected big losses. For Capitol Hill watchers, there was one big story to watch yesterday: a dramatic floor vote in which the Republican majority narrowly passed a regressive and needlessly punitive health care bill.

Author: 0 Federal Reserve keeps interest rates steady, hints at further hikes

The FOMC members "have not changed their view that the economy can take a "gradual" increase in rates, which will be needed to prevent an overshoot of the inflation target as the labor market tightens", Sherpherdson said . "Base case is for a couple more rate hikes this year - probably in June and September - and for the beginning of balance sheet shrinkage in December".

Business Oreo's newest flavor 'Firework' tastes a lot like 'Pop Rocks'
Author: 0 Oreo's newest flavor 'Firework' tastes a lot like 'Pop Rocks'

The newest Oreo flavor is... drumroll please... After you chew for a bit, the popping sweets begin to dissolve and fizzle in your mouth, sometimes for just a few second and sometimes, we found, for minutes afterward. You've got your traditional chocolatey Oreo cookie shell and then a filling that is like your ordinary vanilla but with a kick of extra sweet candy taste.

Author: 0 Tony Blair: Theresa May will win the general election

The SNP's Angus Robertson, who raised the issue, said the PM's answers showed she planned to "ditch" the commitment. Would it help you decide how to vote if you saw the two main party leaders go head-to-head in a TV debate? The three-time general election victor confirmed earlier this week that he intends to vote for Labour on Thursday, June 8, but said the party is destined for failure unless it makes holding the government to account over Brexit the most important issue in its ...

Author: 0 Tim Cook: Apple creating $1B fund to bring manufacturing jobs to US

Apple , one of the world's most valued companies, sold 50.76 million iPhones globally in the first quarter of the calendar year, down from 51.19 million it sold during the same period of the previous year. Cook stopped short of saying Apple would bring some of its cash back into the United States if Trump's tax proposal was enacted. Cook has personally attacked the current tax code many times over the last few years.

Author: 0 Tyson Foods Shares Slide After Earnings Miss

China Yuchai International Limited (NYSE:CYD) has risen 68.94% since September 29, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 27.21% the S&P500. The results fell short of Wall Street expectations. Pilgrim's Pride shares dropped 1.2 percent to $24.75. SOLT RUSSELL sold $154,500 worth of stock.

Author: 0 BC Liberal leader Christy Clark talks jobs on final day of campaigning

Two weeks ago, a Mainstreet/Postmedia poll had the NDP leading the Liberals by ten points across the province, and by an even wider margin in seat-rich Metro Vancouver. He held a rally on the side of Highway 1 near the Port Mann bridge during the drive-home rush hour, to promote his promise to remove tolls. At an election stop in Surrey, the NDP bus was hung up on a bump, leaving some of its wheels briefly spinning in the air.

Author: 0 Hotelier IHG's CEO to be succeeded by company insider

Fitbit's revenue fell about 41 percent to $298.9 million in the latest quarter. InterContinental Hotels Group PLC has a 52 week low of $34.63 and a 52 week high of $54.10. 18/01/2017 - InterContinental Hotels Group had its "Underweight" rating reiterated by analysts at JP Morgan Cazenove. If you are reading this article on another publication, it was stolen and republished in violation of United States and worldwide copyright & trademark legislation.

Author: 0 How major US stock market indexes fared on Monday

Bank. A turn higher in the last few minutes of trading was enough to nudge US indexes to more record highs Monday as fear seemed to drain out of the market. After the bell, auto rental company Hertz Global Holdings reported a deeper-than-expected quarterly loss and its stock slumped 15 percent. Kate Spade & Co.

Business April Jobs Report: 211000 Jobs Added, Unemployment At 4.4 Percent
Author: 0 April Jobs Report: 211000 Jobs Added, Unemployment At 4.4 Percent

The report adds to evidence that economic growth is rebounding in the current April-June quarter, with some economists forecasting that it could top a 3 percent annual rate, compared with the first quarter's 0.7 percent rate. Economists attributed that anemic number to warmer than average weather in January and February, which moved up hiring plans for some industries. Prices of USA government debt fell after the employment data while US stock index futures rose.

Business Senate sends $1.1 trillion spending bill to Trump
Author: 0 Senate sends $1.1 trillion spending bill to Trump

Upton described the plan to The Associated Press. The Republican bill guts benefits for consumers with pre-existing conditions, clearing the way for states to do the exact opposite of what Trump said yesterday. Swalwell's tweet appears to be an assertion that he and his colleagues are working to either impeach Trump or simply block his administration's agenda.

Author: 0 Trump threatens Canada over milk imports

Heyman worked on some of the same issues Trump is complaining about - softwood lumber and dairy. But Trump's hard line appears to have surprised Canada. She also argued that since much of the Canadian lumber goes towards building homes in the U.S., the tariffs would cause home prices to go up $3,000 to $4,000.

Author: 0 Coach's bling fling, will spend $2.4B on Kate Spade

The acquisition, which is expected to close in the third quarter of the year, has already received unanimous approval from the boards of both companies. Kate Spade executives said they see big opportunities to tap into the Coach brand's expert supply network in leather goods as well as Stuart Weitzman's established supply network in footwear to cut back on costs.

Author: 0 Dodd-Frank Repeal Bill Advances in the House

Chris Dodd, D-Conn., after signing the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act at the Ronald Reagan Building in Washington, D.C. Democrats warn the GOP bill will create the same conditions that led to the financial crisis and pushed the economy to the brink of collapse.

Author: 0 Horizon Pharma Plunges 33% On Earnings Miss, Weak Sales Forecast

The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link . Sheaff Brock Investment Advisors LLC purchased a new position in Horizon Pharma PLC during the first quarter worth $148,000.

Business Be wary of White House claims about tax plan
Author: 0 Be wary of White House claims about tax plan

The 28 percent alternative minimum tax for high-income households would disappear. "I think this president ought to be commended for standing on the soap box and saying, 'I don't accept that we're going to have mediocre growth, '" Witkoff said, adding that the president had "too much money to really care about benefiting himself".

Author: 0 Carrizo Oil & Gas Inc (CRZO) Bonds Drop 1.4% During Trading

Zacks Investment Research upgraded Carrizo Oil & Gas from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $37.00 target price for the company in a research note on Friday, February 17th. The original version of this piece of content can be read at

Business Spirit Realty Capital, Inc. (NYSE:SRC) Sees the Tape Move -20.28%
Author: 0 Spirit Realty Capital, Inc. (NYSE:SRC) Sees the Tape Move -20.28%

Spirit Realty Capital (NYSE:SRC) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May 3rd. New York-based Alliancebernstein L P has invested 0.02% in Spirit Realty Capital, Inc (New) (NYSE: SRC ). State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D now owns 205,000 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock worth $2,733,000 after buying an additional 20,000 shares during the last quarter.

Business Sinclair close to buying rival TV operator Tribune
Author: 0 Sinclair close to buying rival TV operator Tribune

Tribune also owns cable network WGN America and a minority stake in the TV Food Network. "This is really a historic event for Sinclair ", Chris Ripley, president and CEO of Sinclair, said in an investor call Monday. The $43.50 per share offer represents a 26 percent premium over Tribune's closing price on February 28, a day before Reuters broke the news that Sinclair had approached Tribune about an acquisition.

Author: 0 Democrats see a winning issue in opposing GOP health bill

In this image from House Television, the final total on the vote on the Republicans health care bill is displayed at the Capitol in Washington on Thursday, May 4, 2017 . There are also ways to protect those with pre-existing conditions without the ACA. Major medical and other organizations, including the American Medical Association, oppose the House bill.