• Tillerson says US won't accept nuclear N. Korea
Tillerson says US won't accept nuclear N. Korea

According to a top US official, experts don't believe North Korea has that technology - at least, not yet. U.S. President Donald Trump blasted the regime of North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un over its "latest reckless and unsafe action", saying after Friday's launch that the test would further isolate the country.

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  • HSBC sees half-year profits rise by 5% — BBCI
HSBC sees half-year profits rise by 5% — BBCI

Reported pretax profit rose to $5.3 billion from $3.6 billion a year earlier, Europe's largest bank said in a statement Monday. Income was up by US$500 million, or 5 percent, from the year before period, the bank reported. It completed a similar $1bn buyback in April as part of a wider re-purchase programme that has helped push the bank's share...

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  • The handsome weather will last into the work week
The handsome weather will last into the work week

Can't rule out a few showers getting into central Oklahoma before they fall apart. Highs are not as warm in the lower 80s and the humidity is slowly dropping once the breeze picks up out of the northwest. Tuesday looks like a beauty, with temperatures again in the 80s and humidity remaining on the low side. Humidity levels will stay comfortable ...

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  • US Treasury Ends myRA Program
US Treasury Ends myRA Program

The department said that demand for an investment in the program has been "extremely low", while it has cost the government almost $70 million to manage it. A maximum of $15,000 could be contributed; at that point, the money would be rolled over to a private-sector retirement account. And the administration has also signaled opposition to the D...

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  • Airport worker punches Easyjet passenger holding a baby
Airport worker punches Easyjet passenger holding a baby

According to The Telegraph , Arkwright was returning to Warwickshire with her husband Johnnie and their children when the incident happened. The man was taken away, infant in arms, but was later let back on the flight in time for its eventual takeoff.

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  • Heroin worth Rs 3500 cr seized off Gujarat coast
Heroin worth Rs 3500 cr seized off Gujarat coast

The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) has seized around 1,500 kgs of heroin worth Rs 3,500 crore from a foreign merchant vessel off the Gujarat coast, a statement issued by Defence PRO Abhishek Matiman said on Sunday. Eight people, all Indians, who were in the vessel, had been apprehended and further investigations are on, said additional director gener...

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  • Big waves slam into shore as Typhoon Nesat hits Taiwan
Big waves slam into shore as Typhoon Nesat hits Taiwan

It is expected to make landfall at Hualien and Taitung Saturday evening. Haitang was 420 kilometres southwest of Cape Eluanbi, the southernmost tip of the island, and barreling towards Taiwan. Air travel was also disrupted, a total of 312 domestic and worldwide flights cancelled. Typhoon Nesat, the first to hit Taiwan this year, pummelled the isl...

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  • Taylor brimming with confidence after firing England into Euro 2017 semi-finals
Taylor brimming with confidence after firing England into Euro 2017 semi-finals

Taylor said: "It was fortunate the goalkeeper went down early and she got a hand to it but I'm glad it went in". I am incredibly proud of the players who showed what they are all about. Captain Steph Houghton believes her team deserved to progress. "We knew France are a very technical team and respect to them, they have some world-class pla...

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  • Kohli notches up 10th Test century as Indian skipper; goes past Azharuddin
Kohli notches up 10th Test century as Indian skipper; goes past Azharuddin

They stitched a 51-run stand after which Virat Kohli declared, setting Sri Lanka's target to 550. At stumps on the first day, Team India scores 399 runs on three wickets. While MS Dhoni celebrated a young team's win a year ago in Zimbabwe with a "Spain vs Argentina" FIFA game, Virat Kohli also is known to be a Playstation freak.

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  • US likely to approve Fiat Chrysler's 2017 diesels
US likely to approve Fiat Chrysler's 2017 diesels

UBS AG set a €11.00 ($12.79) price objective on shares of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV and gave the stock a neutral rating in a research report on Monday, July 10th. While Fiat Chrysler doesn't break out what portion of its Jeep or Ram model sales are diesels, the powertrains are significant to the company's marketing plans.

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  • Old National Bancorp Plans Quarterly Dividend of $0.13 (NASDAQ:ONB)
Old National Bancorp Plans Quarterly Dividend of $0.13 (NASDAQ:ONB)

A number of equities research analysts have recently issued reports on VLY shares. Valley National Bancorp's dividend payout ratio is now 62.86%. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 56,000 shares of the financial services provider's stock valued at $1,148,000 after buying an additional 30,800 shares in the last quarter.

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  • Airline group wins case over shrinking airline seats
Airline group wins case over shrinking airline seats

Flyers Rights are of the opinion that the average seat has become too narrow from 18.5 inches about a decade ago to 17 inches or less now. And on top of that, seat width has gone down 1.5 inches since the early 2000s. The tightest squeezes come on bargain carriers like Spirit Airlines and Frontier Airlines - both of which truncated seats to just 28...

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  • Sprint pursuing merger with cable giant Charter
Sprint pursuing merger with cable giant Charter

No guarantee exists that Charter would even have interest in a deal with Sprint, said the source. Charter is the second largest cable operator, behind only Comcast , and the 2016 takeover of Time Warner Cable gave the company a significant presence in major markets, now valued at over $80 billion, according to the Journal .

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  • European Union nationals can register to enter United Kingdom during Brexit transition
European Union nationals can register to enter United Kingdom during Brexit transition

The Home Secretary Amber Rudd has announced that there will be "no cliff edge" when it comes to immigration when Brexit happens in March 2019 and she has asked the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) to examine and report back on what is best for the UK.

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  • Amazon touts Prime Day results despite slumping profits
Amazon touts Prime Day results despite slumping profits

Amazon said its operating income could swing to a loss in the third quarter but CFO Brian Olsavsky defended its strategy. Operating income was also down 51 per cent on the same period previous year. "The year-over-year difference is primarily driven by investments. we continue to invest in fulfillment capacity and logistics services, digital vi...

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  • BP plc 5.9% Potential Upside Indicated by Societe Generale
BP plc 5.9% Potential Upside Indicated by Societe Generale

Formidable Asset Management LLC boosted its stake in BP plc by 4.3% in the first quarter. Integrated Investment Consultants LLC now owns 6,728 shares of the oil and gas exploration company's stock worth $232,000 after buying an additional 220 shares during the period.

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  • Larry Kudlow: Getting Rid of Border Adjustment Tax Will Move Reforms Forward
Larry Kudlow: Getting Rid of Border Adjustment Tax Will Move Reforms Forward

House Speaker Paul Ryan said even though the failure of the GOP health care bill makes tax reform hard, it's not a showstopper. In a joint statement on tax reform issued yesterday by the U.S. But without the border adjustment tax, Republicans will have to find another way to pay for tax cuts they're promising to give American businesses.

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  • Amazon profits sink 75pc after focus on expansion and investment
Amazon profits sink 75pc after focus on expansion and investment

Shares of the online retailer traded at $1,055.37 at 2:17 p.m.in NY, after climbing as high as $1,083.31, which gave Bezos a net worth of $92.3 billion. Amazon will continue to open new warehouses to fulfill orders, even though sales tend to slow down in the third quarter before rising again during the holidays.

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  • American Airlines Stock Jumps on Strong Earnings
American Airlines Stock Jumps on Strong Earnings

Global X Management Co. It increased, as 48 investors sold American Airlines Group Inc shares while 206 reduced holdings. Fjarde AP Fonden Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund raised its stake in shares of American Airlines Group by 101.0% in the first quarter.

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  • Astrazeneca PLC (NYSE:AZN) Receives An Update From Brokers
Astrazeneca PLC (NYSE:AZN) Receives An Update From Brokers

A number of other research analysts have also weighed in on AZN. AstraZeneca plc (LON:AZN) had its price objective lifted by Barclays PLC from GBX 6,000 ($78.17) to GBX 6,300 ($82.07) in a research report sent to investors on Monday, July 3rd, MarketBeat.com reports.

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  • In cold blow to US, Japan ups tariffs on frozen beef imports
In cold blow to US, Japan ups tariffs on frozen beef imports

The U.S. Meat Export Federation responded to Japan's announcement by suggesting that the tariff would strain trade relations between the two countries. U.S. sales of frozen beef cuts to Japan a year ago were worth $418 million, or around 18 percent of the U.S. total, U.S. Census Bureau data shows. By volume, total United States beef sales to Japa...

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  • GlaxoSmithKline PLC (GSK) Plans Dividend Increase - $0.49 Per Share
GlaxoSmithKline PLC (GSK) Plans Dividend Increase - $0.49 Per Share

Finally, Park Avenue Securities LLC purchased a new stake in shares of GlaxoSmithKline PLC during the second quarter worth about $369,000. Nelson Van Denburg & Campbell Wealth Management Group has an ownership of 2,494 stocks of the pharmaceutical firms shares valued at $105,000 after scooping up an extra 2,359 shares through out the previous qua...

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  • Gold Prices Mark a Six-week High
Gold Prices Mark a Six-week High

Much of the fluctuations among precious metals have been dependent on the Fed's latest statements regarding the next interest rate hike. "We think that gold has turned something of a corner and may now be in a position to retest its recent highs", said INTL FCStone analyst Edward Meir.

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  • Cenovus Energy Inc (USA) (CVE) EPS Estimated At $0.06
Cenovus Energy Inc (USA) (CVE) EPS Estimated At $0.06

The rating was downgraded by Macquarie Research to "Sell" on Wednesday, June 21. Credit Suisse Group reissued an "outperform" rating on shares of Cenovus Energy in a report on Friday, May 26th. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, June 21 by Canaccord Genuity. As per Tuesday, January 26, the company rating was upgraded by Goldman Sachs.

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  • New wildfire evacuation order in BC, affects handful of Clinton-area homes
New wildfire evacuation order in BC, affects handful of Clinton-area homes

About 12,000 residents of the Williams Lake area in the wildfire-ravaged interior of British Columbia have been given the go-ahead to return home. The evacuation alert from the Monte Lake area fire has been expanded to include a total of 58 properties, in an update from the Thompson-Nicola Regional District.

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  • Politicos on the move: Christy Clark resigns as leader of BC Liberals
Politicos on the move: Christy Clark resigns as leader of BC Liberals

The party position is open after Clark announced she would step aside Friday. The Greens and the NDP signed a confidence and supply agreement and the Liberals were defeated in a non-confidence vote. Clark was on the radio at CKNW AM980 for several years where she hosted the Christy Clark Show. Following Clark's throne speech last month, an Insigh...

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  • Irish want sea border with United Kingdom after Brexit
Irish want sea border with United Kingdom after Brexit

Dodds said: "We're not going to start erecting barriers between Northern Ireland and the United Kingdom". "There has been no realistic solution put forward and I would seriously worry about some of the suggestions put out in the previous year".

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  • Barrick to begin negotiations with Tanzania over exports
Barrick to begin negotiations with Tanzania over exports

BMO Capital Markets reaffirmed a "buy" rating on shares of Barrick Gold Corporation in a research report on Friday, March 31st. Brean Capital initiated the stock with "Hold" rating in Wednesday, November 30 report. Barrick Gold Corporation had a net margin of 16.44% and a return on equity of 8.34%. ILLEGAL ACTIVITY NOTICE: This piece w...

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  • The Economy Is Accelerating, but Wages Are Still Lagging Behind
The Economy Is Accelerating, but Wages Are Still Lagging Behind

Friday's GDP data is the first of three measurements the Commerce Department will take of the economy in the second quarter. First-quarter growth was revised downward from 1.4% to 1.2%. The report could bolster expectations for another interest rate hike from the Bank of Canada, which earlier this month raised rates for the first time in almost s...

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  • SpaceX's Falcon Heavy set for November, but will it even leave launchpad?
SpaceX's Falcon Heavy set for November, but will it even leave launchpad?

SpaceX plans to reuse also the rocket cores on the Falcon Heavy. This week, the company has secured a $350 million in new investment funds, which now valued the company at around $ 21 billion . So far a static launch has been conducted with the Heavy model. After some trial and error, the company mastered the maneuver and has also twice sent u...

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