• Gas prices up; cold snap may be the reason
Gas prices up; cold snap may be the reason

The extreme cold could be partly to blame, and so could some of the highest oil prices in quite a while. December 31 "wrapped up a fairly tame year, but keep in mind oil prices are among the highest we've witnessed in over two years, and we're in the middle of a severe cold snap, one which is likely to drive up demand for heating oil, propane and o...

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  • Hyundai, Kia set conservative 2018 sales target after THAAD row
Hyundai, Kia set conservative 2018 sales target after THAAD row

Top automaker Hyundai Motor saw its global auto sales reach 4,504,825 units in 2017, down 6.5 percent from the previous year. Hyundai and smaller affiliate Kia said demand was expected to soften in the US and Chinese markets as they unveiled a combined sales target of 7.55 million vehicles this year, from 7.25 million vehicles last year.

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  • Germany's hefty hate speech fines for social networks start today
Germany's hefty hate speech fines for social networks start today

Now any social network must remove hast speech from their site within 24 hours of its being reported to them, if they don't then they will be fined. Under the law, social media companies are also compelled to put in a place a structure for users to easily report hate speech they come across. While most content must be removed within 24 hours,...

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  • The SevenBridge Financial Group LLC Reduces Stake in Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD)
The SevenBridge Financial Group LLC Reduces Stake in Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD)

Capital Investment Services Of America Inc who had been investing in Union Pacific Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $106.03B market cap company. On Tuesday, September 29 the stock rating was upgraded by Wolfe Research to "Peer Perform". The stock of First Quantum Minerals Ltd. (TSE:FM) earned "Buy" rating by TD Securiti...

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  • Volume to Know: Pepsico, Inc. (PEP)
Volume to Know: Pepsico, Inc. (PEP)

Pepsico, Inc . (NYSE: PEP ) has been assigned a consensus rating of "Buy" from the seventeen ratings firms that are presently covering the company, MarketBeat reports. The firm earned " rating on Tuesday, May 24 by Topeka Capital Markets. The firm earned "Neutral" rating on Tuesday, April 19 by Goldman Sachs. As per Monday, January 9, the company...

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  • United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS) Stake Raised by FDx Advisors Inc
United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS) Stake Raised by FDx Advisors Inc

Argent Capital Management Llc who had been investing in F.N.B. Champlain Investment Partners Llc who had been investing in Conmed Corporation for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $1.43 billion market cap company. 46,656 were reported by Bowen Hanes & Co. (NYSE:UPS). Sigma Counselors, Michigan-based fund reported 100,359 shares. ...

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  • EPS for International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) Expected At $5.16
EPS for International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) Expected At $5.16

Analysts await Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) to report earnings on January, 23. The stock increased 0.83% or $1.28 during the last trading session, reaching $154.7. 796.24 million shares or 3.15% less from 822.13 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Technology sector is now negative by -106.99, and is still relatively encouraging.Total Money ...

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  • Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) Shares Sold by Braun Stacey Associates Inc
Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) Shares Sold by Braun Stacey Associates Inc

Swedbank who had been investing in Walt Disney Co/T for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $162.05 billion market cap company. Over the past five trading sessions it is 5.29%; 11.47% for the month; 2.62% for the last quarter; 4.74% for the past six-months; and 0.26% for the last 12 months.

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  • Crude oil futures up 0.76 pc on global cues
Crude oil futures up 0.76 pc on global cues

However, the strong close outs of the year herald what many experts say is the inevitable outcome of high prices: increased USA production in 2018, which will clash directly with the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries' (OPEC) ongoing attempt via its extended output cutbacks to rebalance the market.

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  • Singapore's economy exceeds forecasts to expand 3.1% in Q4
Singapore's economy exceeds forecasts to expand 3.1% in Q4

Manufacturing was once again the key growth driver in the fourth quarter, expanding 6.2 per cent year-on-year. The latest growth data has done little to dissuade such expectations for monetary tightening. In 2017, the sector grew 2.5 percent year-on-year, faster than a 1-percent growth in 2016. Global policy uncertainty also remains elevated, r...

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  • BP share price: Group flags USA tax changes charge
BP share price: Group flags USA tax changes charge

The charge, which won't affect the company's cash flow, highlights the wide-ranging impact of changes to the American tax code enacted by Congress and signed by President Donald Trump late a year ago. President Trump signed the 1.5 trillion U.S. dollar (£1.1 trillion) tax overhaul into law late in 2017, cutting tax rates for businesses and also off...

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  • Allu Arjun redefines angry young man in Naa Peru Surya teaser
Allu Arjun redefines angry young man in Naa Peru Surya teaser

It is learnt that Allu Arjun will be seen as a full-fledged army soldier. Srinivas aka SKN revealed on his Twitter account that the first impact of Naa Peru Surya would be released at 5.00 pm today, January 1. The stylish star's intense look, action and dialogues are enough to make the film goers wait for its release with bated breath. Beside...

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  • SBI cuts base rate, gives New Year gift to customers
SBI cuts base rate, gives New Year gift to customers

Almost 80 lakh customers who are on the old lending rate regimes and have not moved to MCLR, will be benefited from this reduction. State Bank of India (SBI) has reduced its base rate by 0.30% to 8.65%, which will benefit its 80 lakh customers, who are largely retail customers.

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  • NXP Semiconductors NV (NXPI) Stake Decreased by Boothbay Fund Management LLC
NXP Semiconductors NV (NXPI) Stake Decreased by Boothbay Fund Management LLC

Synovus Financial Corp now owns 1,220 shares of the semiconductor provider's stock valued at $124,000 after buying an additional 1,200 shares during the last quarter. Speicher Charles A sold $308,630 worth of stock. Ghost Tree Capital Llc who had been investing in Genmark Diagnostics Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $228.50M m...

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  • Apple says sorry, slashes battery replacement price
Apple says sorry, slashes battery replacement price

As a result, to address customers' concerns, Apple has made a decision to slash the cost of replacement batteries by $50 (approximately €42) from $79 to $29 (€66 to €24) for anyone with an iPhone 6 or later model whose battery needs to be replaced, starting in late January and available worldwide through December 2018.

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  • Boosts Stake in Pfizer Inc. (PFE)
Boosts Stake in Pfizer Inc. (PFE)

About 11.42M shares traded. (NYSE:PFE). Meridian Company stated it has 0.64% of its portfolio in Pfizer Inc. It has underperformed by 19.46% the S&P500. Comerica Securities Inc, which manages about $820.57M and $722.73M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Indexiq Etf Tr (QAI) by 18,657 shares to 45,883 shares, valued at $1.37M in 2017Q3, acco...

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  • Tennis star Serena Williams reveals pregnancy emotions on Instagram
Tennis star Serena Williams reveals pregnancy emotions on Instagram

The year's first 'Slam starts on January 15 and the world number 22 is happy to combine being a mother and playing tennis once again. Williams looked far from full fitness just four months after the birth of her first child, and the former world No.

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  • Airtel offers 3.5 GB data daily to counter Jio
Airtel offers 3.5 GB data daily to counter Jio

The validity of the plan is 10 days. Airtel has rolled out a new Rs. 93 prepaid recharge pack that takes on the Jio Rs. 98 pack, another retaliation in its ongoing battle with the newcomer competitor, Reliance Jio . Previously, the same Rs 799 pack by Airtel was offering 3GB data per day to take on the Jio's Rs 799 pack that was initially exclus...

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  • Outage at Customs and Border Protection leads to long lines at airports
Outage at Customs and Border Protection leads to long lines at airports

Customs officers continued to process travelers using alternative procedures at the airports, Choates said. Travellers entering the United States from overseas posted photos on social media of long lines at John F. The spokesperson said there is no sign the computer disruption was malicious in nature. The disruption happened at several airpor...

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  • China Dec Caixin Final Manufacturing PMI 51.5 Vs 50.8 in Nov
China Dec Caixin Final Manufacturing PMI 51.5 Vs 50.8 in Nov

The Nikkei Malaysia Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index, or PMI, fell to 49.9 in December from a 43-month high of 52.0 in November, signaling a broad stagnation in the goods-producing economy. The index in December is on par with the annual average, pointing to a strong resilience in China's growth, according to NBS senior statistician Zhao ...

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  • Fares and Tempers Rise
Fares and Tempers Rise

Hundreds of thousands of commuters will end their Christmas break and return to work today facing the biggest rail fare rise for five years. While regulated fares will increase by up to 3.6 per cent, unregulated fares, which include off-peak tickets and are set by the rail companies, have risen by nearly 10 per cent in some cases.

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  • 2017 was the safest year in history for the aviation industry
2017 was the safest year in history for the aviation industry

The deadliest aircraft-related incident of 2017 occurred in January, when a Turkish cargo plane crash landed in Kyrgyzstan, killing four crew members and 35 people on the ground. That's a rate of one fatal accident for every 16 million flights, the firm calculated. "Since 1997 the average number of airliner accidents has shown a steady and persis...

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  • Hawaiian Airlines Flight Takes Off In 2018, Lands In 2017
Hawaiian Airlines Flight Takes Off In 2018, Lands In 2017

The flight "time traveled" because it crossed the International Date Line. But the flight took people back in time, and by the time they arrived at Honolulu, Hawaii, they were back in 2017 with the flight time pegged at 10:15 a.m. This fun and unsettling fact was tweeted out by ABC7's transportation reporter Sam Sweeney, and people's minds were s...

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  • Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) Shares Sold by Achmea Investment Management BV
Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) Shares Sold by Achmea Investment Management BV

Shares of Johnson & Johnson ( NYSE JNJ ) traded down $0.84 during mid-day trading on Monday, reaching $139.72. About 4.45M shares traded. News articles about Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) have trended positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports.

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  • California becomes the largest state to legalize recreational marijuana
California becomes the largest state to legalize recreational marijuana

But finding legal pot may be a challenge in the first days of recreational sales in California. With the legalisation of recreational marijuana the market is expected to increase to $US3.7 billion this year ($4.74 billion) and to over $US5 billion in 2019, according to the Business Insider .

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