Stocks See Three-Day Losing Streak To Close Out Strong Year

The S&P 500 fell 0.8% and the Nasdaq Composite lost 0.9%. For the year, the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed up 13.5 percent, the highest increase since 2013. The Kospi of South Korea rose 0.2 percent, while India's Sensex added 0.8 percen... More..

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India, Singapore sign 3rd protocol for amending DTAA
by | Saturday, December 31, 2016

India, Singapore sign 3rd protocol for amending DTAA

A similar treaty with Cyprus was amended in November. The investments from April 1, 2017- April 1, 2019 will be taxed at half rate, Arun Jaitley added. "There was a reasonable apprehension that these agreemen...More..

Azealia Banks Has Been Sacrificing Chickens in Her Closet, Apparently
by | Saturday, December 31, 2016

Azealia Banks Has Been Sacrificing Chickens in Her Closet, Apparently

Azealia Banks was trending on Twitter for most of 2016, but this time, she's trending for something that's downright unexpected and very graphic. Naturally, because it's Azealia Banks and because it's app...More..

Jaitley sees green shoots after demonetisation
by | Friday, December 30, 2016

Jaitley sees green shoots after demonetisation

Cash has an anonymity attached to it, what comes into the banking system gets identified with a person and therefore its impact on taxation and revenue collection is already being seen. Critical part of remonet...More..

by | Friday, December 30, 2016

Japan Criticized by East Asian Neighbors for Visit to Controversial WWII Shrine

The Japanese defense minister's visit of a controversial shrine in Tokyo for Japan's World War II victims has angered China and South Korea, which consider the shrine a symbol of Tokyo's past militarism . Yasuk...More..

U.S. Stocks Drop as Real Estate, Raw-Material Shares Lead Losses
by | Friday, December 30, 2016

U.S. Stocks Drop as Real Estate, Raw-Material Shares Lead Losses

About 20 minutes into trading, the Dow Jones Industrial Average stood at 19,948.42, up less than 0.1 percent. The Nasdaq Composite was up 10.93 points, or 0.2 percent, at 5,449.49. The Nasdaq's records we...More..

by | Friday, December 30, 2016

Takata, DOJ nearing early 2017 settlement of criminal case

Takata (OTCPK:TKTDY -0.8%) is looking to a settlement early in the new year of its criminal case tied to defective air bags, The Wall Street Journal reports . Honda has added yet another weapon in its battle...More..

by | Thursday, December 29, 2016

Reports of shooting at Phoenix-area mall false, police give all-clear

At least three teenage boys were arrested. Mall vendor Anthony Clark, said the teens scattered when police arrived on the scene. "Due to renovations, there [are] now concrete floors and metal ceilings in th...More..

India conducts fourth test launch of Agni-V missile
by | Thursday, December 29, 2016

India conducts fourth test launch of Agni-V missile

The outmoded navigation systems, very high accuracy Ring laser Gyro based inertial Navigation system and the most advanced and accurate Micro Navigation system assists Missile to reach the targeted area. The fi...More..

by | Thursday, December 29, 2016

Oil Trades Near 17-Month High Before Planned OPEC Supply Cuts

February crude oil delivery on the New York Mercantile Exchange settled at 19 cents, or 0.36% to finish at $53.21 per barrel. OPEC and several major non-OPEC producers led by Russian Federation agreed to re...More..

Boss Gifts 800 Employees With a Caribbean Cruise For the New Year
by | Thursday, December 29, 2016

Boss Gifts 800 Employees With a Caribbean Cruise For the New Year

Gary Bertch, who runs the cabinet business, based in Waterloo, Iowa, said he has chartered four aircrafts which will fly his staff directly to Miami. "We finally got into the black again a year ago after we ...More..

by | Thursday, December 29, 2016

Trio charged with $4m insider trading by hacking merger lawyers

According to prosecutors, the men made $4 million by trading with at least five companies they had previously hacked. The US district attorney's office said this happened on at least 10 other deals, all using...More..

Tricia McCauley, Actress and Yoga Instructor, Found Murdered
by | Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Tricia McCauley, Actress and Yoga Instructor, Found Murdered

Police said McCauley was last seen at her home in Bloomingdale, on North Capitol Street NE at 4:30 p.m. Sunday. "The investigation is progressing rapidly", Interim MPD Chief Peter Newsham said at a Tuesday ...More..

Amazon's best holiday season shipped over 1 billion items
by | Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Amazon's best holiday season shipped over 1 billion items

It became evident that the Amazon Echo products would perform well during the holidays as Amazon was all but sold out of them a few days before Christmas. On Cyber Monday alone, customers on mobile devices purc...More..

by | Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Romanian President Denies Premiership to Muslim Woman

PSD [Social Democratic Party] and the Liberal Democratic Alliance [ALDE] that came to the consultations together proposed Sevil Shhaideh as a candidate for the position of prime minister. Iohannis gave no rea...More..

by | Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Oil gains post-Christmas ahead of OPEC, non-OPEC cuts

Crude oil for February was up 22 cents at $53.23 a barrel. Starting January, most members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and 11 other non-cartel producers will start scaling back the...More..

by | Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Toshiba may book big loss on United States nuclear acquisition, shares plunge

The potential loss relates to Chicago Bridge & Iron's nuclear construction business that Westinghouse acquired in December previous year for $229 million. In May, Toshiba appointed a new president to steer the ...More..

LeBron (rest) to sit out tonight vs. Pistons
by | Wednesday, December 28, 2016

LeBron (rest) to sit out tonight vs. Pistons

The loss ends a five game win streak for the Cavaliers, who at 23-7 hold a 1.5 game lead for first place in the East. Cleveland was playing its fifth game in seven days and coming off a thrilling win Sunday o...More..

Daesh 'summarily executed' 13 Iraqi civilians - HRW
by | Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Daesh 'summarily executed' 13 Iraqi civilians - HRW

Three U.S. servicemen have been killed in northern Iraq in the past 15 months. In an interview released Monday, General Townsend estimated the time to fully eradicate ISIS forces from Iraq and Syria to be aroun...More..

Trump to dissolve charitable foundation
by | Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Trump to dissolve charitable foundation

Along with its donations, an investigation by The Washington Post revealed that the charity had engaged in self-dealing, something it later admitted. In September, the Washington Post reported that the pr...More..

Sri Lanka in South Africa, 2016
by | Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Sri Lanka in South Africa, 2016

But Sri Lanka's satisfaction with their bowling performance was quelled when their batsmen slumped to 22/3 after eight overs. Suranga Lakmal wrapped up his maiden Test-match five-wicket haul as Sri Lanka...More..

by | Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Italian government to pump €6.5bn into failing bank Monte dei Paschi

The European Central Bank has told the Italian bank Monte dei Paschi it needs to plug a capital shortfall of nearly 9 billion euros, higher than a previous 5 billion euro gap estimated by the bank. According to...More..

A&E cancels KKK docuseries before it premieres
by | Tuesday, December 27, 2016

A&E cancels KKK docuseries before it premieres

According to the NY Post, the network announced in a statement on December 24 that it "learned last night from the third-party producers. that cash payments - which we now understand to be nominal - were made i...More..

Amazon ties up with GiveBackBox to donate items they no longer need
by | Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Amazon ties up with GiveBackBox to donate items they no longer need

Pack the box with the things that you would like to donate, such as clothing and other household items that you may no longer need. The program announced its partnership with Amazon on December 14. Now it's t...More..

Goodwill gesture: Pakistan frees 220 Indian fishermen
by | Monday, December 26, 2016

Goodwill gesture: Pakistan frees 220 Indian fishermen

Pakistan has released 220 Indian fishermen from jail, officials said Sunday. The fishermen will be handed over to the Indian authorities on Monday at the Wagah border. The Pakistan move comes at a time when r...More..

Hanukkah: 5 Things To Know About The 8-Day Jewish Holiday
by | Monday, December 26, 2016

Hanukkah: 5 Things To Know About The 8-Day Jewish Holiday

Igal Gutkin Rabbi Levi Potash speaks in front of a menorah made with a 3-D printer at last year's Chanukah Festival in Redwood City while U.S. Rep. That's a message worth embracing in these often troubling ...More..

Netanyahu: More International Moves on Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Possible Before Obama Leaves
by | Monday, December 26, 2016

Netanyahu: More International Moves on Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Possible Before Obama Leaves

He is urging incoming U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to make clear to the Palestinians that the only way forward is "to end incitement and terror and to enter meaningful negotiations with Israel ". "I...More..

Teva Will Pay $519 Million to Settle Foreign Bribery Charges; Shares Jump
by | Sunday, December 25, 2016

Teva Will Pay $519 Million to Settle Foreign Bribery Charges; Shares Jump

Catawba Capital Management VA raised its stake in shares of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries by 0.4% in the second quarter. Hudock Capital Group LLC now owns 2,064 shares of the company's stock valued at $103,000...More..

Boxing Day Test security looked at after Melbourne attack foiled
by | Sunday, December 25, 2016

Boxing Day Test security looked at after Melbourne attack foiled

Trailing 1-0 in the three-Test series, the tourists head to the MCG for the clash - arguably the biggest in Australian cricket - starting Monday. "Yes, I have heard about this and seen it too that this wicket...More..

Deutsche Bank AG (USA) (DB) to pay $7,2 Billion as Mortgage Settlement
by | Sunday, December 25, 2016

Deutsche Bank AG (USA) (DB) to pay $7,2 Billion as Mortgage Settlement

Gains in lenders supported European stocks after Deutsche Bank AG and Credit Suisse Group AG agreed to settle US mortgage probes and Italy readied rescue funds for its firms. The deals are the latest the DOJ ...More..

China fines GM venture $29 million for monopolistic pricing
by | Sunday, December 25, 2016

China fines GM venture $29 million for monopolistic pricing

China makes up more than a third of GM's vehicle sales; the company says it's providing "full support" to the joint venture with SAIC "to ensure that all responsive and appropriate actions are taken with respec...More..

by | Sunday, December 25, 2016

Tulsa Fire Department Issues Dry Christmas Tree Warning

As more than 30 per cent of home fires happen during winter, the Burlington Fire Department is reminding residents to be vigilant when it comes to safety. On Christmas Day in 2014, there was a 65 percent increa...More..

Oscar to join Shanghai for a 'staggering' amount
by | Saturday, December 24, 2016

Oscar to join Shanghai for a 'staggering' amount

He will leave Stamford Bridge when the transfer window opens at the start of January, 12 months after countryman and former Blues team-mate Ramires joined Jiangsu Suning. By one significant metric, Oscar will...More..

U.S. military preparing for biggest Okinawa land return in over 40 years
by | Saturday, December 24, 2016

U.S. military preparing for biggest Okinawa land return in over 40 years

Opposition by the local population and politicians to United States bases on the island has intensified over time owing to several incidents. Residents say the deal only moves the burden. An Osprey crash-landin...More..

Libyan plane carrying 118 people hijacked and diverted to Malta
by | Saturday, December 24, 2016

Libyan plane carrying 118 people hijacked and diverted to Malta

Two hijackers had threatened to blow up the plane, outlets including the Times of Malta reported . Passengers were being released from the hijacked Libyan airplane that landed Friday in Malta as local se...More..

by | Friday, December 23, 2016

Petronas to reduce crude oil output by 20000 barrels per day

The January contract expired Tuesday. Brent futures for February delivery fell by 20 cents to $54.26 a barrel by 1200 GMT, having finished 89 cents lower on Wednesday. "Currently Petronas produces almost 500,...More..

by | Friday, December 23, 2016

JetBlue Airways Corporation (NASDAQ:JBLU)

Have a look at back 1 month ago, consensus EPS forecast was seen at $0.42. Today, Imperial Capital raised its price target on JetBlue Airways Corp. The stock's market capitalization is 7.35B, it has a 52-week...More..

by | Friday, December 23, 2016

Indian fishermen arrested by the Sri Lanka Navy

Sri Lankan Navy today arrested 17 Tamil Nadu fishermen in two separate incidents on charges of fishing in their territorial waters. The Sri Lanka Navy on Monday had arrested seven fishermen for allegedly poac...More..

Boeing blinks; promises lower cost for Air Force One
by | Friday, December 23, 2016

Boeing blinks; promises lower cost for Air Force One

Armed with a Republican Congress, he still faces some thorny budget issues, including paying for a slate of new, expensive weapons programs the services are just beginning to develop. The U.S. Government Accoun...More..

by | Friday, December 23, 2016

Popular Financial stock to Observe: Capital One Financial Corporation's (COF)

SRB Corp increased its stake in Capital One Financial Corp.by 14.2% in the third quarter. Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) shares now have a mean rating of 2.50 while 7 analysts have recommended th...More..

Retailers agree to fairer job scheduling in deal with state AG
by | Friday, December 23, 2016

Retailers agree to fairer job scheduling in deal with state AG

The inquiry, which was sent to 15 retailers in April 2016, said the nature of on-call scheduling negatively impacts workers. Schneiderman's office said most companies that have stopped using on-call schedulin...More..

by | Friday, December 23, 2016

Barclays and RBS fined in Swiss court over rate-rigging cartel

The COMCO's decisions relate to illegal anti-competitive agreements with regard to the benchmarks Swiss franc LIBOR and YEN TIBOR as well as to the interest rate derivatives of the Swiss franc spread, the EURIB...More..

by | Friday, December 23, 2016

Movements of Services Stock:Sirius XM Holdings Inc.'s (SIRI)

Sirius XM Holdings Inc . shares gain over $-0.10 will tip 52-week high or if it plummets +38.30%, it will blow new low of 52-weeks. The review of Sirius XM Holdings Inc . They now have a United States dollar...More..

by | Friday, December 23, 2016

Analysts Recommendations: Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P. (NYSE:EEP)

They now own 57.46 million shares or 0.79% more from 57.01 million shares in 2016Q2. The projected growth estimate for the next quarter is 13.5 percent. ENERGY TRANSFER PARTNERS (NYSE:ETP) started the last mark...More..

by | Thursday, December 22, 2016

Futures little changed after Dow, Nasdaq hit records

Financial firm Northern Trust lost 1 percent. The Dow is up 2,516.93 points, or 14.4 percent. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note rose to 2.58 percent from 2.54 percent. The Russell 2000 is up 10.79 poin...More..

by | Thursday, December 22, 2016

Closings set for Christmas and New Year's holidays

Henderson County parks are open 365 days a year. Christmas will be observed Monday, Dec. 26, and New Year's will be observed Monday, Jan. 2. Many offices and businesses will have special hours for the Christm...More..

by | Thursday, December 22, 2016

Stock Jumping Abnormally High: Duke Realty Corporation (NYSE:DRE)

Edison International (NYSE:EIX) has a mean revenue estimate for the ongoing quarter ending Dec 16 of $3.09B, according to 5 analysts. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus lowered shares of Kimco Realty Corp. A EVP, Constru...More..

by | Thursday, December 22, 2016

General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) Investor Notice: Investigation Announced

Readers should not consider this as a recommendation to buy or sell company stock. Finally, Barry Investment Advisors LLC raised its position in shares of Ford Motor by 0.7% in the second quarter. The firm also...More..

Existing-home sales edge up to a 9-year high in November
by | Thursday, December 22, 2016

Existing-home sales edge up to a 9-year high in November

At the same time, the rate on the benchmark 30-year fixed rate mortgage last week rose to a 52-week high of 4.16 percent. Economists had forecast sales slipping 1.0 percent toa 5.50 million-unit pace in Novem...More..

Frank Lampard delivers verdict on Tottenham title challenge
by | Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Frank Lampard delivers verdict on Tottenham title challenge

In this season, the Spaniard has been rejuvenated under the management of Chelsea's Italian man in charge Antonio Conte. Costa's Chelsea tops the Premier League, still 13 points ahead of Ibrahimovic's sixth...More..