Enbridge and Spectra Energy complete merger

Hartford Financial Management Inc. acquired a new position in Spectra Energy Partners, during the third quarter valued at $109,000. 11/1/2016-Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Reiterated Rating of Buy. The company has a 1 Year high price target... More..

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Alaska Airlines to drop Virgin America brand
by | Friday, March 24, 2017

Alaska Airlines to drop Virgin America brand

Alaska Airlines, which recently acquired Virgin America, announced Thursday that it will drop the Virgin brand name in 2019. China Eastern jumped 4.71 percent in Hong Kong and more than two percent in Shangha...More..

Groups seek to intervene in Keystone XL review
by | Friday, March 24, 2017

Groups seek to intervene in Keystone XL review

Department of State will be in compliance with the deadline laid out in the January 24, 2017, presidential memorandum regarding construction of the Keystone XL pipeline", the official said in an email. The luxu...More..

GBP Bounces Higher After Strong ONS UK Sales Data
by | Friday, March 24, 2017

GBP Bounces Higher After Strong ONS UK Sales Data

Prior to the release, economists had forecast month-on-month sales growth of 0.4%, with the yearly figure expected at 2.6%. Better sales of goods across the board were behind the February increase, with the e...More..

Viral video shows man riding a horse inside a Houston Walmart
by | Thursday, March 23, 2017

Viral video shows man riding a horse inside a Houston Walmart

Fields filmed the quick two-minute trip on his phone, showing mystified shoppers staring at the horses in befuddlement, much to delight of the children in the store. "I was just trying to make people smile and ...More..

AT&T Technicians Go On Strike Amid Contract Dispute
by | Thursday, March 23, 2017

AT&T Technicians Go On Strike Amid Contract Dispute

Around 17,000 AT&T customer service workers and technicians in California and Nevada walked off the job Wednesday after working for almost a year without a contract. Their last agreement expired in April 2016. ...More..

Starbucks' Future: More Mobile, More Food, and More China
by | Thursday, March 23, 2017

Starbucks' Future: More Mobile, More Food, and More China

Under Schultz, the company has waded into sometimes-heated subjects, such as when it had baristas write "Race Together" on cups amid protests over police shootings of unarmed black men. Mobile order and payment...More..

German prosecutors search Audi for second day in emissions probe
by | Thursday, March 23, 2017

German prosecutors search Audi for second day in emissions probe

He would not comment on the investigation beyond saying Audi is "fully cooperating with authorities". "There is suspicion that devices were built into these vehicles to manipulate emissions readings and con...More..

Pharmacy owner convicted of racketeering, acquitted of murder
by | Thursday, March 23, 2017

Pharmacy owner convicted of racketeering, acquitted of murder

The racketeering charge and the 52 counts of fraud carry up to 20 years each, but federal sentencing guidelines typically call for far less than the maximum. "Though we are disappointed that today's verdict doe...More..

Brazil Meat Scandal Causes Agriculture Minister to Expose Factory Processes
by | Thursday, March 23, 2017

Brazil Meat Scandal Causes Agriculture Minister to Expose Factory Processes

The ministry also convened a meeting with major distributors and importers of corned beef. Supermarket Association of T&T (SATT) president Dr Yunus Ibrahim said yesterday that members are ready to remove prod...More..

Chinese PM Li Welcomes Israeli PM Netanyahu to Beijing
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Chinese PM Li Welcomes Israeli PM Netanyahu to Beijing

While the European Union remains Israel's largest trading partner, Asia is steadily closing the gap and politically, it tends to put far fewer demands on Israel than the EU does. Premier Li Keqiang and visi...More..

Macron seen winning French TV debate, clashes with Le Pen
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Macron seen winning French TV debate, clashes with Le Pen

France's top presidential candidates have clashed over the burkini in a feisty TV debate. Several opinion polls found Macron, a former investment banker who has never previously run for elected office, was t...More..

Pound RISES as cost of living hits three-year high
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Pound RISES as cost of living hits three-year high

The Bank of England, which will continue to use CPI as its measure for setting interest rates, predicted inflation to lift to 2% in February, peaking at 2.8% in the first half of next year, before falling bac...More..

Dollar slips amid uncertainty of gradual rate hike; Euro gains
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Dollar slips amid uncertainty of gradual rate hike; Euro gains

USA gold futures for April delivery were up $8.80 at $1,242.80. Although the RBA is not expected to cut interest rates any time soon, the fact that borrowing costs could remain on hold for a long time to come...More..

Top UK banks accused of being involved in money-laundering scam
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Top UK banks accused of being involved in money-laundering scam

The Guardian reported that HSBC, the Royal Bank of Scotland, Lloyds and Barclays were being questioned about an worldwide money laundering scheme. Banking records detailing the scheme were said to have been ...More..

'Beauty And The Beast' makes over $170 million in opening weekend
by | Tuesday, March 21, 2017

'Beauty And The Beast' makes over $170 million in opening weekend

Just a year ago, Batman v Superman set a record for the most amount of money grossed for the opening weekend of a March release - domestic totals only. Though many applauded the character's subtle twist as ov...More..

Billionaire banker, philanthropist David Rockefeller dies at 101
by | Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Billionaire banker, philanthropist David Rockefeller dies at 101

Rockefeller joined The Chase National Bank in 1946, became a vice president in 1949 and senior vice president in 1952. He persistently lauded the benefits of capitalism . At times Rockefeller caused controve...More..

Unilever isn't flogging Google for misplaced ads
by | Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Unilever isn't flogging Google for misplaced ads

Google already provides controls that allow advertisers to choose where their ads go, said Matt Brittin, Google's president for Europe, Middle East and Africa. Martin Sorrell, CEO of the global advertising fi...More..

China slaps ban on Brazilian meat exports over processing 'scandal'
by | Tuesday, March 21, 2017

China slaps ban on Brazilian meat exports over processing 'scandal'

Brazilian authorities announced Friday an investigation into evidence suggesting that companies including JBS SA and BRF SA, the country's largest meat producers, bribed government officials to approve the sale...More..

by | Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Crude oil futures plunge to to Rs. 3165 per barrel

WTI Crude Futures slipped 28 cents at $48.50 per barrel. In terms of output, the IEA noted that member countries of the Opec oil-producing cartel cut their production for the second month in a row. Baker H...More..

Price on Health Care Finances
by | Monday, March 20, 2017

Price on Health Care Finances

There are a number of reasons for the anticipated drop in coverage, Guss said. In some states there is only one health insurance provider and option. Johnson predicts cuts to Medicaid are more likely. Re...More..

JC Penney announces closure of Decorah store, 137 others
by | Monday, March 20, 2017

JC Penney announces closure of Decorah store, 137 others

However, the fate of the store in Marshalltown was not officially known until J.C. Penney released a list of the stores it plans to close, in a statement issued Friday. Large box department store retailers such...More..

Virat Kohli sledged by Steve Smith, Glenn Maxwell in Ranchi Test
by | Sunday, March 19, 2017

Virat Kohli sledged by Steve Smith, Glenn Maxwell in Ranchi Test

Footage then emerged of Steve Smith seemingly grabbing his shoulder after holding the catch to dismiss Kohli, however it was an illusion. Kohli has himself struggled with the review of late so he clearly enjo...More..

BSNL offers 56GB data and unlimited calling for Rs 339
by | Sunday, March 19, 2017

BSNL offers 56GB data and unlimited calling for Rs 339

The BSNL offer includes 2GB of 3G data with a 28-day validity and unlimited calling to other BSNL numbers. And nearly half that was spent by the market leader; Airtel spent Rs450-550 crore on advertising ...More..

Russian Spies Are The Masterminds Behind The Yahoo Hack
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Russian Spies Are The Masterminds Behind The Yahoo Hack

According to the Department of Justice , Demitry Dokuchaev and Igor Sushchin were the masterminds behind the information theft. The hacks allegedly targeted the email accounts of Russian and United States of...More..

OPEC Partners' Oil Supply Cuts Faltered in February, IEA Says
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

OPEC Partners' Oil Supply Cuts Faltered in February, IEA Says

The price of a barrel of Brent crude, the benchmark global contract, rose by 1 per cent to $51.55 a barrel. But an oil price rally after the deal has been hobbled by data showing persistently rising US stockpil...More..

by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Snyder: Health care overhaul plan falls short

Just as the party's conservatives began expressing optimism about the proposal's fortunes, Republican moderates raised concerns that tax credits now in the bill meant to help people buy health insurance are n...More..

Drones showing up weaknesses in missile defence plans
by | Friday, March 17, 2017

Drones showing up weaknesses in missile defence plans

According to news reports, U.S. general David Perkins revealed the Goliath-smashing-David-event a military symposium . A USA -made Patriot missile is launched during the annual Han Kuang No. ally. "I'm not...More..

Intel acquires self-driving technology maker - Mobileye
by | Friday, March 17, 2017

Intel acquires self-driving technology maker - Mobileye

Vident Investment Advisory LLC raised its stake in shares of Intel by 1.1% in the fourth quarter. But the world's biggest chipmaker has consumed the past 18 months on financing in and procuring organizations ...More..

IEA: OPEC Compliance at 91% in February
by | Friday, March 17, 2017

IEA: OPEC Compliance at 91% in February

OPEC output in February was 1.39 million barrels a day lower than its reference level. While Opec Secretary-General Mohammad Barkindo said that February compliance to the deal will be higher than January, Rus...More..

GoPro to lay off 270 workers in an effort to cut costs
by | Friday, March 17, 2017

GoPro to lay off 270 workers in an effort to cut costs

Target prices have a considerable bearing on the stock movement. Just months after dropping a bombshell by cutting 15 percent of its workforce, GoPro is once again back to terminating more people from its man...More..

Jermain Defoe, Marcus Rashford named in England squad
by | Friday, March 17, 2017

Jermain Defoe, Marcus Rashford named in England squad

Many were disappointed to not see Defoe in Roy Hodgson's side for Euro 2016 after saving the Black Cats from relegation, but he has once again shown his talents scoring 14 goals so far in the league. Manche...More..

McDonald's Twitter to Trump: 'You are a disgusting excuse of a president'
by | Friday, March 17, 2017

McDonald's Twitter to Trump: 'You are a disgusting excuse of a president'

McDonald's official Twitter handle on Thursday criticized the President Donald Trump and called him the disgusting excuse of the President and accused him of having tiny hands. I like to think that one of McD...More..

by | Friday, March 17, 2017

What you need to know for your Wednesday travel plans

At San Francisco International Airport, 51 arriving flights and 38 departing flights were cancelled Tuesday as of 7 a.m., according to Bob Rotiski, airport duty manager. Passengers should check with their airli...More..

GST Council caps cess on demerit goods at 15%
by | Friday, March 17, 2017

GST Council caps cess on demerit goods at 15%

This move let all the five enabling draft bills as approved, enabling the roll out of the new indirect tax regime by July 1. The panel at its last meeting approved the final draft of central GST (C-GST) and i...More..

by | Thursday, March 16, 2017

Audi headquarters raided over emissions scandal

VW has already agreed to pay more than $1 billion to fix or buy back the 80,000 cars , but the US settlement is expected to end up costing the automaker as much as $17.5 billion. Audi last month said it had f...More..

Citrix may be for sale, but who's buying?
by | Thursday, March 16, 2017

Citrix may be for sale, but who's buying?

The cloud computing company reported $1.61 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.49 by $0.12. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $1.5...More..

Frontier Communications Corporation (NASDAQ:FTR)
by | Thursday, March 16, 2017

Frontier Communications Corporation (NASDAQ:FTR)

This scale runs from 1 to 5 where 1 represents Strong Buy and 5 represents Sell. For the quarter ending 11/01/2016, The Analyst projected that the company could deliver EPS of -0.04 while the company provided...More..

Thousands of flights canceled as Northeast prepares for massive snowstorm
by | Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Thousands of flights canceled as Northeast prepares for massive snowstorm

Blizzard conditions across the mid-Atlantic and Northeast caused flight delays and cancellations Monday at Orlando International Airport ahead of predicted 20-inches of snow through Tuesday . RDU officials sai...More..

Gordmans department store chain files for bankruptcy
by | Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Gordmans department store chain files for bankruptcy

For the time being, the chain will operate "as usual without interruption", the company said in a release. It listed a $131 million debt in its Chapter 11 papers filed Monday in federal court. It fell Monday ...More..

Marissa Mayer to step down as CEO of Yahoo after Verizon acquisition
by | Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Marissa Mayer to step down as CEO of Yahoo after Verizon acquisition

When Yahoo announced the deal with Verizon last July, Mayer said she planned to stay with the company. Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer and CFO Ken Goldman will not be part of Altaba but will continue to s...More..

Merkel Thinks Direct Contact With Trump Vital
by | Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Merkel Thinks Direct Contact With Trump Vital

German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrives at the European Union summit in Brussels on March 9. Trump has been vocal about his opinions about Merkel, whose support for accepting Syrian refugees had been called a...More..

Florida officials narrowly rescue jet skiers from oncoming cruise ship
by | Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Florida officials narrowly rescue jet skiers from oncoming cruise ship

The day's wind pushed the women into the port's narrow channel and in the way of the 13,000-ton ship. Primmer pulled both boaters aboard the patrol vessel as the ship neared them, and he quickly moved the pat...More..

Nintendo Switch Desperately Needs New Good Games or Else
by | Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Nintendo Switch Desperately Needs New Good Games or Else

The first sign of the trend came last week, when Rime publisher Tequila Works announced that the Switch version of the exploration/puzzle game would cost $40, compared to $30 for the PS4 and Xbox One versio...More..

NY attorney rejected Trump's call before being fired
by | Tuesday, March 14, 2017

NY attorney rejected Trump's call before being fired

Constitution. Sessions March 10 called upon all 46 US attorneys appointed by the Obama administration to immediately tender their resignations. In 2006 George W. "The de Blasio investigations are not going ...More..

Intel Acquires Israel Based Computer Vision Firm Mobileye For $15.3 Billion
by | Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Intel Acquires Israel Based Computer Vision Firm Mobileye For $15.3 Billion

Mobileye is a company that develops vision-based advanced driver assistance systems and driverless technology. Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley took the company public in 2014. Intel is reportedly acquiring ...More..

by | Monday, March 13, 2017

Stagecoach Group plc (SGC) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages

The average twelve-month price objective among brokerages that have issued a report on the stock in the past year is GBX 192.83 ($2.36). Five analysts rating the company a strong buy, two analysts rating the co...More..

by | Monday, March 13, 2017

Bottled water number-one beverage in US

In the late 1990s and early 2000s, per capita soda consumption routinely surpassed 50 gallons. For one thing, it's making us fat: People who drink sugar-sweetened beverages, like soda, daily have 10 percent m...More..

Why The Bitcoin ETF Denial Is Actually A Good Thing
by | Monday, March 13, 2017

Why The Bitcoin ETF Denial Is Actually A Good Thing

The Winklevoss twinsmet with the SEC on February 14 to discuss the possibility of allowing their Winklevoss Bitcoin Trust to trade on the Bats BZX Exchange, an alternative to the New York Stock Exchange and...More..

Radioactive Boars Pose Risk in Towns Near Fukushima Nuclear Plant
by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

Radioactive Boars Pose Risk in Towns Near Fukushima Nuclear Plant

The boars have been surviving off of food and plants, which have exposed the animals to radiation levels far higher than considered safe by the government. Responding to a government survey past year, however, ...More..