Washington launches probe on Beijing's intellectual property practices

The probe has been launched under the Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974. In a memorandum on August 14, President Donald Trump had directed the USTR to do so. Some have questioned the effectiveness of any trade sanctions outside of the WTO fram... More..

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The Response in South Korea to Threats of War? A Collective ¯_(ツ)_/¯
by | Sunday, August 20, 2017

The Response in South Korea to Threats of War? A Collective ¯_(ツ)_/¯

The intense rhetoric on both sides has raised fears of a miscalculation leading to catastrophic consequences - Pyongyang has vast artillery forces deployed within range of Seoul , where millions of people li...More..

Personal Information of almost 2 Million Chicago Voters Exposed on Amazon Server
by | Sunday, August 20, 2017

Personal Information of almost 2 Million Chicago Voters Exposed on Amazon Server

The voter rolls contain information for more than 1.8 million people, including their names, dates of birth, state ID numbers, and the last four digits of their Social Security numbers.They don't include voting...More..

North Korea media grade South's Moon a 'fail'
by | Sunday, August 20, 2017

North Korea media grade South's Moon a 'fail'

Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff , told ABC News' Martha Raddatz . The intense rhetoric on both sides has raised fears of a miscalculation leading to catastrophic consequences - Pyongya...More..

by | Sunday, August 20, 2017

Hibbett Sports, Inc. (HIBB) Hits 52-Week Low

Therefore 67% are positive. The balance sheet health of any company plays a key role in its ability to meet its obligations and maintain the faith of its investment base. We can set aside stochastics, this is...More..

Fed Minutes: Fed Split Over Path Of Rate Hikes
by | Sunday, August 20, 2017

Fed Minutes: Fed Split Over Path Of Rate Hikes

But after raising the key interest rate twice this year, monetary policymakers have found themselves hard pressed to explain the absence of inflation, as closely-watched measures have remained weak or even retr...More..

Sportsman's Warehouse Gains After Strong Earnings; Hibbett Sports Shares Tumble
by | Saturday, August 19, 2017

Sportsman's Warehouse Gains After Strong Earnings; Hibbett Sports Shares Tumble

Tcw Grp reported 10,000 shares stake. 22,791 are held by Bremer Tru Association. Afam Capital Inc. increased its position in Foot Locker by 3.0% in the second quarter. Marsh & Mclennan Cos Inc Com Us$1.00 (NY...More..

Brexit talks' second stage to be pushed back to December
by | Saturday, August 19, 2017

Brexit talks' second stage to be pushed back to December

The proposed customs agreement must ensure that as long as Ireland remains a member of the EU, Irish citizenship also confers EU citizenship, with all the rights that go with this, the paper said. The Governm...More..

Indian IT giant Infosys's chief executive quits over 'personal attacks'
by | Saturday, August 19, 2017

Indian IT giant Infosys's chief executive quits over 'personal attacks'

In a dramatic turn of events the board, too, formally blamed Murthy for Sikka's departure. "According to independent director and co-chairman Ravi Venkatesan, the company will now start the hunt for a new CEO...More..

Trump implored to fire 3 White House staffers
by | Saturday, August 19, 2017

Trump implored to fire 3 White House staffers

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 204.03 points, or 0.93 percent, to 21,820.84, the S&P 500 lost 29.53 points, or 1.20 percent, to 2,438.58 and the Nasdaq Composite dropped 98.96 points, or 1.56 percent, to...More..

Online security firm yanks protections for neo-Nazi site
by | Saturday, August 19, 2017

Online security firm yanks protections for neo-Nazi site

For any content hosts that do reject content as part of the enforcement of their terms of service, we have long recommended that they implement procedural protections to mitigate mistakes, or are pressured by s...More..

Saudi Arabia reopens Qatar border for hajj pilgrims
by | Friday, August 18, 2017

Saudi Arabia reopens Qatar border for hajj pilgrims

The Qatari citizens will be granted entry through the Salwa Al-Bari Port border crossing to perform the annual pilgrimage, without needing electronic permission. The country's State Minister for Foreign Affai...More..

Merck CEO Quits Trump Council Over Response to Charlottesville Violence
by | Thursday, August 17, 2017

Merck CEO Quits Trump Council Over Response to Charlottesville Violence

Kevin Plank , the founder and chief executive of Under Armour , is the latest high-profile leader of a major American company to leave President Donald Trump's American Manufacturing Council . Frazier, Mr. P...More..

Markets slide, dollar slumps as North Korea fears spike
by | Thursday, August 17, 2017

Markets slide, dollar slumps as North Korea fears spike

All the 11 major S&P sectors were higher, with S&P financial's 1.12 percent rise leading the gainers. Alibaba was up about 2 percent after Third Point bought 4.5 million shares in the Chinese e-commerce giant...More..

German growth slows slightly in second quarter
by | Thursday, August 17, 2017

German growth slows slightly in second quarter

Alexander Krueger, an economist at Bankhaus Lampe, said: "The German economy is proving its staying power, the upswing continues". The positives were domestic demand as well as government investment and priva...More..

Were Analysts Bullish EnLink Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:ENLK) This Week?
by | Thursday, August 17, 2017

Were Analysts Bullish EnLink Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:ENLK) This Week?

Magellan Midstream Partners has a 52 week low of $64.25 and a 52 week high of $81.77. The stock rose 1.47% or $1.08 reaching $74.69 per share. Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P. Another indicator we can look at ...More..

CPI unexpectedly fell in July, home prices rising
by | Thursday, August 17, 2017

CPI unexpectedly fell in July, home prices rising

The survey noted that India was possibly entering a phase of low inflation for the first time since 2005, aided by structural caps to price pressure in food and fuel. "We believe it is highly unlikely that the ...More..

Wall St opens flat as North Korea tensions fade
by | Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Wall St opens flat as North Korea tensions fade

Among other precious metals, silver fell 0.5 percent to $16.98 per ounce, having climbed last week to its highest since mid-June. The Dow Jones industrial average advanced 135.39 points, or 0.6 percent, to ...More..

The Xact Kapitalforvaltning AB Decreases Position in Dick's Sporting Goods Inc (DKS)
by | Wednesday, August 16, 2017

The Xact Kapitalforvaltning AB Decreases Position in Dick's Sporting Goods Inc (DKS)

The stock of Dicks Sporting Goods Inc (NYSE: DKS ) has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, March 9 by UBS. Often times, a good stock will continue to be good in the future. EPS breaks down the profitability of t...More..

Vigil Held in Dallas For Victims of Charlottesville Attack
by | Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Vigil Held in Dallas For Victims of Charlottesville Attack

If you go after one of us, you go after all of us. "And also to make sure that people know that things like white supremacy and neo-nazism won't be normalized in our communities". "We can not be silent, and I...More..

Air Berlin files for bankruptcy after shareholder pulls plug
by | Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Air Berlin files for bankruptcy after shareholder pulls plug

Flights will continue to operate thanks to a transitional loan of 150m euros from the German government. German rival Lufthansa said in a separate announcement it was in talks with Air Berlin to take over p...More..

Smiths Group plc (SMIN) Rating Reiterated by BNP Paribas
by | Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Smiths Group plc (SMIN) Rating Reiterated by BNP Paribas

The stock of Vitec Group plc (LON:VTC) earned "Buy" rating by Peel Hunt on Thursday, July 13. On Thursday, January 7 the stock rating was maintained by Numis Securities with "Hold". The Firm operates through th...More..

Trump Lashes out at CEO for Resigning from Advisory Council
by | Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Trump Lashes out at CEO for Resigning from Advisory Council

Frazier contacted Sunday night. He said in a tweet on Monday that the country's leaders must "honor our fundamental values by clearly rejecting expressions of hatred, bigotry and group supremacy". The Daily...More..

Suspect Arrested After Foiled Car Bombing Plot In Downtown OKC
by | Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Suspect Arrested After Foiled Car Bombing Plot In Downtown OKC

Varnell helped the undercover agent assemble the "device" and loaded it onto a van that he believed was stolen, before driving it from El Reno to the alley beside BancFirst. He was taken into custody shortly af...More..

Seoul stocks down 1.1% on heightened tensions over North Korea
by | Monday, August 14, 2017

Seoul stocks down 1.1% on heightened tensions over North Korea

On Aug. 9, North Korea's military said it is considering missile strikes near the United States territory of Guam, warning that it is ready to stage an all-out war if Washington launches a preventive war agains...More..

Tesla launches US$1.8bn bond
by | Monday, August 14, 2017

Tesla launches US$1.8bn bond

Considering the hype for Tesla Motors' Model 3 , the company is being pressured to deliver with the fastest production possible. Tesla already has about 500,000 pre-orders for the Model 3 . Actually, th...More..

Nitish Kumar likely to be NDA convenor
by | Monday, August 14, 2017

Nitish Kumar likely to be NDA convenor

Ansari along with Yadav expressed differences with party President Nitish Kumar's decision to snap ties with the Grand Alliance of Congress and RJD and form a government in Bihar with the Bharatiya Janata P...More..

Trump's Tensions With North Korea Push Down Stocks
by | Monday, August 14, 2017

Trump's Tensions With North Korea Push Down Stocks

In response to Trump's threat, a report on state-run media in North Korea said it would "turn the U.S. mainland into the theater of a nuclear war" if it looked like America was going to attack. "Whether it is a...More..

by | Sunday, August 13, 2017

Guardiola: I'm so happy with this Man City squad

Diario Gol have suggested that the 25-year-old has sparked interest from a number of Premier League clubs including Chelsea , Manchester United and City. "We will maybe change one important player". "We d...More..

Nikkei flat as North Korea fears recede; financial stocks tumble
by | Saturday, August 12, 2017

Nikkei flat as North Korea fears recede; financial stocks tumble

Small-company stocks fell more than the rest of the market. Safe-haven demand rose after North Korea said it was "carefully examining" a plan to strike Guam, where a USA military base is located, shrugging ...More..

BC government seeks intervener status on Trans Mountain expansion
by | Saturday, August 12, 2017

BC government seeks intervener status on Trans Mountain expansion

Kinder Morgan's project proposes to nearly triple the number of barrels of oil shipped per day from Edmonton to the shores of Burrard Inlet, increasing from 300,000 to 890,000. Kinder Morgan Canada remains comm...More..

Trump and North Korea tensions weigh on stocks
by | Saturday, August 12, 2017

Trump and North Korea tensions weigh on stocks

The influential financial stocks were among the biggest drags on the index, with Royal Bank of Canada down 1.0 percent to C$93.36, and Manulife Financial Corp falling 2.8 percent to C$24.93. The 10-year Treasu...More..

Officer's camera catches attempted murder in SC
by | Saturday, August 12, 2017

Officer's camera catches attempted murder in SC

The video showed Smith's bloody hand grabbing his radio and calling for help. The officer gave the man several commands, which went ignored, at which point the officer told the man to take his hands out of hi...More..

SoftBank Vision Fund invests in Flipkart, becomes one of the largest shareholders
by | Saturday, August 12, 2017

SoftBank Vision Fund invests in Flipkart, becomes one of the largest shareholders

SoftBank, the biggest investor in India's leading cab hailing service Ola and top hotel aggregator Oyo, is keen to play a more active role in the country's e-commerce sector which is expected to drive sales upw...More..

North Korea tensions drag down stocks but boost gold
by | Friday, August 11, 2017

North Korea tensions drag down stocks but boost gold

Pacific territory of Guam. Overall risk conditions remained fragile, although there was no further aggressive rhetoric from US President Trump. But while most traders appeared to favour safe-haven assets, b...More..

Kylie Jenner on Track to Become a Billionaire
by | Friday, August 11, 2017

Kylie Jenner on Track to Become a Billionaire

She's one of the world's most influential, wealthy and famous teens, with her own successful make-up business and now a reality television show , but Kylie Jenner still has the green-eyed monster when it com...More..

LEGO Group names Niels Christiansen CEO
by | Friday, August 11, 2017

LEGO Group names Niels Christiansen CEO

Bali Padda, the first chief executive from outside Denmark, will exit the company because the 61-year-old is unlikely to be able to serve more than a few years in the post . "It can take a long time to find th...More..

Kraft Heinz lifts the lid on Oprah soups and sides collaboration
by | Thursday, August 10, 2017

Kraft Heinz lifts the lid on Oprah soups and sides collaboration

But what if you actually used only a portion of the mashed potatoes and added the cauliflower? Products will start appearing in stores this week, and will include pasta with bean puree instead of some of the ...More..

Soldiers injured after being hit by a vehicle in Paris suburb
by | Thursday, August 10, 2017

Soldiers injured after being hit by a vehicle in Paris suburb

The driver is on the run. The attack took place in the Levallois-Perret area, which sits along the River Seine on the outskirts of the French capital. this is an odious aggression against our military that ...More..

Canada military builds refugee camp for refugees from US
by | Thursday, August 10, 2017

Canada military builds refugee camp for refugees from US

The camp is being built in anticipation of a large influx of asylum seekers from the USA, said Stéphane Malépart, a spokesperson for Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA). As many as 600 refugee claimants have b...More..

Sensex Plunges Over 350 Points, Nifty Below 9950; Banks Lead Losses
by | Wednesday, August 09, 2017

Sensex Plunges Over 350 Points, Nifty Below 9950; Banks Lead Losses

On 30-share benchmark, among top gainers were Tata Steel (2.71%), ICICI Bank (1.05%), Coal India (1.04%), Lupin (0.91%) and Adani Ports (0.88%). Indian shares opened modestly higher on Tuesday despite wea...More..

ASEAN, China agree on disputed sea framework
by | Wednesday, August 09, 2017

ASEAN, China agree on disputed sea framework

They were encouraged by the conclusion and adoption of the framework of a Code of Conduct in the South China Sea , which will "facilitate the work for the conclusion of an effective COC on a mutually-agreed ti...More..

AAA Tidewater: Virginia's gas prices are 7th most affordable in the country
by | Wednesday, August 09, 2017

AAA Tidewater: Virginia's gas prices are 7th most affordable in the country

While we don't have the lowest prices in the Benton Harbor and St. Joseph area, the average has fallen almost 11¢ from a week ago to $2.39. Including the change in gas prices in Sacramento during the past wee...More..

China, ASEAN to test waters on South China Sea talks
by | Wednesday, August 09, 2017

China, ASEAN to test waters on South China Sea talks

They also urged China and the Philippines to abide by last year's worldwide arbitration ruling on the South China Sea. Analysts believe China will continue to grow its influence in ASEAN at a time of uncertai...More..

Bill de Blasio Will Push for Tax on Wealthy to Fix Subway
by | Tuesday, August 08, 2017

Bill de Blasio Will Push for Tax on Wealthy to Fix Subway

Lhota said in a statement. "A millionaires' tax would require some New Yorkers to pay, but the status quo requires literally millions of New Yorkers to pay in the form of lost wages, missed work and days ruin...More..

Millions of chickens face cull across Europe over insecticide-tainted eggs scandal
by | Tuesday, August 08, 2017

Millions of chickens face cull across Europe over insecticide-tainted eggs scandal

Belgium now has production blocked from 51 farms - a quarter of those nationwide - with fipronil found at 21 farms, although levels were ten times below the maximum European Union limit, the country's food ...More..

Bitcoin Price Fall by Percentage, August Report
by | Monday, August 07, 2017

Bitcoin Price Fall by Percentage, August Report

Though, it's worth noting that bitcoin and bitcoin cash do not have the same currency value, so duplication is not the same as a doubling in worth. Finally, the officials named the fork result as the Bit...More..

Ex-drug CEO Shkreli convicted on 3 counts in fraud case
by | Saturday, August 05, 2017

Ex-drug CEO Shkreli convicted on 3 counts in fraud case

Shkreli, 34, told " lies upon lies ", including claiming he had $40 million in one of his funds at a time when it only had about $300 in the bank, Assistant US Attorney, Alixandra Smith said in closing argumen...More..

July Jobs Report Exceeds Expert Predictions, Provides Momentum for Trump's Tax Reform
by | Saturday, August 05, 2017

July Jobs Report Exceeds Expert Predictions, Provides Momentum for Trump's Tax Reform

The labor-force participation rate edged up to 62.9% in July from 62.8% the prior month, but remains near the lowest share of adults working or seeking work since the 1970s. The country has added 388,000 jobs s...More..

Donald Trump says Toyota and Mazda's U.S. investment 'great for American manufacturing'
by | Saturday, August 05, 2017

Donald Trump says Toyota and Mazda's U.S. investment 'great for American manufacturing'

The Japanese automakers, which have not announced exactly where the new factory would be built, would reportedly share the new facility equally. The plant, which will open in 2021, will have the capacity to...More..