• Change our gun laws to avert more mass shootings | Letters
Change our gun laws to avert more mass shootings | Letters

Many protesters complained that lawmakers were not serious about reform, and they cautioned that they would oppose in future elections any lawmaker who takes campaign contributions from the National Rifle Association. "I went to this school and it never entered my mind that a shooter would come". Two students from Parkland, Florida will go to Tal...

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  • Royal Bank Scotland plc (The) (NASDAQ:RBS) To Release Earnings
Royal Bank Scotland plc (The) (NASDAQ:RBS) To Release Earnings

RBS , which is 73% owned by the United Kingdom government, recorded an operating profit of around £2.23 billion, up from a loss of around £4.08 billion previous year. "Our results in 2018 are somewhat dependent upon the settlement with the DOJ, which we hope will happen", Mr McEwan said. Shares fell 4.3% to 269p in morning trade.

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  • German court to rule on city bans for heavily polluting diesel cars
German court to rule on city bans for heavily polluting diesel cars

The ban targets diesel vehicles that emit more than 0.08 grams of nitrogen oxide per kilometre on days when pollution is heaviest. Germany's carmakers have struggled to emerge from a diesel scandal that rocked the industry in 2015 with Volkswagen AG's revelation it had installed emissions-cheating software in millions of diesel vehicles.

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  • Standard Life Aberdeen chairman plots exit amid £3bn Phoenix deal
Standard Life Aberdeen chairman plots exit amid £3bn Phoenix deal

SLA also reported its first set of annual results since it formed past year. Standard Life Aberdeen has agreed to sell the bulk of its insurance business to Phoenix Group for £3.24 billion, as it posted broadly in-line full-year results.

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  • Chinese authorities have taken control of troubled insurer Anbang Insurance
Chinese authorities have taken control of troubled insurer Anbang Insurance

The China Insurance Regulatory Commission, or CIRC, said in a statement on its website that it had discovered illegal operations at the company and warned of a "serious solvency risk". It said its actions were aimed at keeping the firm operating as usual and to protect the rights and interests of consumers. In recent years, it snapped up business...

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  • CBI arrests Rotomac pen owner Vikram Kothari and son Rahul
CBI arrests Rotomac pen owner Vikram Kothari and son Rahul

The CBI sources said that Kothari senior was "non-cooperative" adding that "he was not disclosing the details of shell companies, use of Rs 2,919 crore he took from the banks, bank officials and private persons who connived with him". The central investigation agency registered a case against Vikrant Kothari after BoB's deputy general manager B...

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  • SpaceX launches first high-speed internet satellites into orbit
SpaceX launches first high-speed internet satellites into orbit

SpaceX received approval for the launch last week and while the main cargo of this launch was Spain's Paz Earth-observing satellite , SpaceX also attached two stowaways of their own. Air Force on board a Falcon Heavy later this year. However, there is another heightened interest in this launch. It's successfully completed the task after ...

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  • Oil prices climb on falling stockpiles
Oil prices climb on falling stockpiles

Brent crude futures were down 11 cents at $66.28 a barrel. USA crude stocks fell unexpectedly last week as imports dropped, while gasoline stocks increased and distillate inventories fell, the Energy Information Administration said on Thursday.

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  • Pinnacle Associates Ltd. Increases Stake in Amazon.com, Inc
Pinnacle Associates Ltd. Increases Stake in Amazon.com, Inc

It has underperformed by 18.88% the S&P500. OxFORD Asset Management LLP purchased a new stake in shares of Amazon.com, Inc. Marathon Trading Investment Management Llc bought 496,224 shares as the company's stock rose 12.78% with the market.

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  • Historical Moment for Seema: Kia Motors FrameWork Installation
Historical Moment for Seema: Kia Motors FrameWork Installation

Kia Motors now produces 3 million cars worldwide, and the Indian factory will be its 15 manufacturing facility globally. The manufacturing facility and automobile assembly plant, which are to come up at a cost of more than Rs. Kia motors India , meanwhile, said that it would start recruiting the 3000 employees needed to operate the plant. And...

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  • Snap to Haters of Snapchat Redesign: 'We Hear You'
Snap to Haters of Snapchat Redesign: 'We Hear You'

The goal of this new update is to make it easier fro users to use this app. Figuring out how to use it was like a secret you could share with friends, and it worked, successfully winning over young folks while remaining out of reach for numerous olds who still use Facebook .

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  • The Debenhams (DEB) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Deutsche Bank
The Debenhams (DEB) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Deutsche Bank

About 69,069 shares traded. MoneyGram International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MGI) has risen 183.58% since February 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 33.92% the S&P500. Glencore presently has an average rating of "Buy" and an average target price of GBX 419.45 ($5.80). City of London Investment Group PLC had 10 analyst reports since Septembe...

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  • Why Tempur Sealy International Inc. Stock Fell Thursday
Why Tempur Sealy International Inc. Stock Fell Thursday

The stock has a market cap of $2,914.92, a PE ratio of 16.37, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.82 and a beta of 1.27. About 27,046 shares traded. Tempur Sealy International earned a news sentiment score of 0.25 on Accern's scale. Its down 0.20, from 1 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 29 investors sold TPX shares while 80 reduced holdings.

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  • Broward County Sheriff: Schools to have guards armed with rifles
Broward County Sheriff: Schools to have guards armed with rifles

According to the press conference, the school resource officer assigned to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School the day of the shooting never went into the building when a "code red" was called. "In the case of Scot Peterson, our school resource deputy, I want to clarify any rumors conjecture or stories that may have been out there", Israel said.

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  • Girl Scout Cookies To Be Delivered Saturday
Girl Scout Cookies To Be Delivered Saturday

No, it's not the Super Bowl or tax returns - it's the beginning of Girl Scout cookie season! Girl Scouts spend National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend selling at cookie booths, door-to-door or even through Digital Cookie, where cookies like the best-selling Thin Mints® can cure their customer's cravings.

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  • Could Toys R Us be about to close a further 200 stores?
Could Toys R Us be about to close a further 200 stores?

Toys R Us is reportedly planning to close another 200 stores, as well as lay off a "significant portion" of corporate workers . According to the Record , if all of the announced closures happen, that would leave Toys R Us with roughly 400 store locations in the USA, down from 880 one year ago.

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  • Sears Hldgs Corp (SHLD) Is It Worthy for Investors?
Sears Hldgs Corp (SHLD) Is It Worthy for Investors?

About 1.42 million shares traded. BioTelemetry, Inc. (NASDAQ:BEAT) has risen 87.79% since February 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 11.84% the S&P500. Since January 8, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 3 insider sales for $13.55 million activity. Among 20 analysts covering Eclipse Resources ( NYSE:ECR ), 11 have Buy rating...

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  • Stocks Rating Report: The Coca-Cola Company (KO), Oracle Corporation (ORCL)
Stocks Rating Report: The Coca-Cola Company (KO), Oracle Corporation (ORCL)

About 8.09 million shares traded. It has underperformed by 25.18% the S&P500. Armstrong Henry H Associates Inc decreased its stake in Coca (KO) by 3.75% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. It dived, as 48 investors sold KO shares while 641 reduced holdings. 94 funds opened positions while 456 raised stakes. 180.04 million s...

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  • Barclays reveals big gender pay gaps across United Kingdom banking group
Barclays reveals big gender pay gaps across United Kingdom banking group

According to figures published by the Barclays today, women working in Barclays' investment banking operation are paid on an average only half of what their male colleagues are paid. The retailer's analysis of its pay data identified two key reasons for its gender pay gap. The retailing giant posted a median gender pay gap - the first of the big ...

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  • Amazon to open more cashier-less stores this year
Amazon to open more cashier-less stores this year

It's not clear if Amazon will open up Go stores in any other cities this year. A few of those locations will be opened in Seattle, home to Amazon's headquarters and the first Amazon Go stores. It's not Amazon's first time turning to Los Angeles for early trials. Los Angeles already is playing a big role in Amazon's ongoing expansion: the e-Commerc...

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  • Elon Musk hits back after Uber CEO takes a dig at Hyperloop
Elon Musk hits back after Uber CEO takes a dig at Hyperloop

He said he does not expect any change in Uber's India operations following the deal with SoftBank. In fact, it is one of our healthiest markets in terms of growth rates. Khosrowshahi, an Iranian American, became the CEO of UBER in August 2017, succeeding founder Travis Kalanick. Since its introduction more than a year ago, we haven't heard much a...

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  • Home Depot Inc (HD) Receives Average Rating of
Home Depot Inc (HD) Receives Average Rating of "Buy" from Analysts

Home Depot (NYSE:HD) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, February 20th. It has outperformed by 1.95% the S&P500. Pointstate Capital Lp increased its stake in Boeing Co (BA) by 151.28% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC.

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  • Chesapeake Energy (CHK) Stock: Flying On Strong Earnings
Chesapeake Energy (CHK) Stock: Flying On Strong Earnings

Toronto Dominion Bank lifted its stake in shares of Chesapeake Energy by 10.3% in the 4th quarter. Shares of Chesapeake have fallen have fallen almost 57 percent over the last year as the company continues to reckon with the fallout of low natural gas and oil prices after years of borrowing heavily to expand operations.

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  • Bank of America (BAC) Getting Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Study Finds
Bank of America (BAC) Getting Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Study Finds

Bank of America declared that its Board of Directors has approved a share buyback program on Tuesday, December 5th that authorizes the company to repurchase $5.00 billion in shares. The company has an average rating of "Buy" and an average target price of $30.21. Bank of America's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 31.17%. BMO Capital Markets...

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  • Kinder Morgan Incorporated (NYSE:KMI) Shorted Shares Increased 6.34% After Market Selling
Kinder Morgan Incorporated (NYSE:KMI) Shorted Shares Increased 6.34% After Market Selling

OLD Point Trust & Financial Services N A now owns 133,650 shares of the pipeline company's stock worth $2,563,000 after buying an additional 31,550 shares during the last quarter. 50,205 were accumulated by Sg Americas Securities Limited Liability Corp. Da Davidson And accumulated 148,727 shares. Ci has invested 0.8% of its portfolio in Kinder Morg...

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