• Z's Attorneys Fires Back, Says SEC Probe Is a 'Celebrity Hunt'
Z's Attorneys Fires Back, Says SEC Probe Is a 'Celebrity Hunt'

The court papers refer to Jay-Z by his given name, Shawn Carter. The SEC is investigating allegations that a company called Iconix - which has had an interest in Jay-Z's Rocawear fashion brand since 2007 - may have broken financial reporting rules.

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  • EPS for The Walt Disney Company (DIS) Expected At $1.68
EPS for The Walt Disney Company (DIS) Expected At $1.68

The Walt Disney comprises 2.0% of Levin Capital Strategies L.P.'s investment portfolio, making the stock its 18th biggest holding. Wealthcare Advisory Partners LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Walt Disney during the third quarter worth approximately $142,000.

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  • Dish Network may owe you $1200 in class-action lawsuit
Dish Network may owe you $1200 in class-action lawsuit

Dish Network. That's because a lawsuit was brought against the satellite TV provider. "It had the ability to put an end to it but didn't". CBS reports that there has been a 120 percent increase in complaints about violations of the Do Not Call Registry since 2014.

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  • Warren Buffett suggests Apple Inc to buyback more shares
Warren Buffett suggests Apple Inc to buyback more shares

Buffett said in an interview with Liz Claman on FOX Business that the iPhone is "maybe the greatest consumer product ever developed" and that one of Berkshire Hathaway's managers talked to him about investing more in Apple . "I don't think we or anybody else really knows what they're doing when writing cyber" insurance, Buffett said at his...

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  • Deutsche Bank Boosts Valeant Pharmaceuticals International (NYSE:VRX) Price Target to $22.00
Deutsche Bank Boosts Valeant Pharmaceuticals International (NYSE:VRX) Price Target to $22.00

Several research firms have recently issued reports on VRX . Valeant Pharmaceuticals International earned a coverage optimism score of 0.17 on Accern's scale. CIBC Asset Management Inc increased its holdings in shares of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International by 3.2% in the 4th quarter. Iron Financial LLC now owns 16,394 shares of the special...

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  • US oil prices on the rise
US oil prices on the rise

Analysts said the recent rally in oil prices has been driven mostly by strong demand and limits on production. USA consumers have felt the pain of rising crude prices since the start of the year. The dollar reached its highest level this year at 92.82. This being said, the future pace of gains is likely to be far more moderate. A boom in prod...

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  • Musk buys $9.85 million in Tesla stock after taunting short sellers
Musk buys $9.85 million in Tesla stock after taunting short sellers

New relationship alert! Elon Musk stepped out with his new girlfriend, Grimes , at the 2018 Met Gala in New York City on Monday, May 7. Elon Musk is putting his money where his mouth is - $9.85 million to be exact. A few hours before the event, Page Six reported that Grimes and Musk have been "quietly dating" for a month, having met on...

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  • Nissan to withdraw from diesel vehicle market in Europe
Nissan to withdraw from diesel vehicle market in Europe

France has pledged to ban the sale of diesel and petrol cars from 2040, while some cities in Germany are set to ban older diesels. The Japanese vehicle maker confirmed the news overnight amid tax increases, looming bans and restrictions for diesel in several European countries.

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  • Shire agrees terms of £46bn Takeda takeover offer
Shire agrees terms of £46bn Takeda takeover offer

On Tuesday, Takeda said the boards of the two companies "have reached agreement on the terms of a recommended offer pursuant to which" the Japanese firm will acquire Shire. Takeda has been aggressively buying pharmaceutical companies in Europe and the United States, including USA drugmaker ARIAD Pharmaceuticals Inc. a year ago.

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  • California to mandate solar panels on new homes
California to mandate solar panels on new homes

The state's five-person energy commission board will vote Wednesday to determine whether to enact such a move. This initiative may be obsolete, as net zero homes would still draw power from the energy grid in certain circumstances. Some houses in a KB Home development in Fremont were built and sold with pre-installed, mandatory solar panels . That...

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  • Cognizant revenue grows 10.3% to $3.91 billion in March quarter
Cognizant revenue grows 10.3% to $3.91 billion in March quarter

Cognizant in December quarter attributed the reason for net loss of $18 million to a one-time provisional income tax expense of $617 million related to Tax Reform Act in US. The company has a market capitalization of $48.32 billion, a PE ratio of 22.06, a P/E/G ratio of 1.55 and a beta of 1.07. Finally, Argus raised shares of Cognizant Technology...

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  • Water line break floods 50 staterooms on Carnival cruise
Water line break floods 50 staterooms on Carnival cruise

Besides having to sleep on a yoga mat, Haase described a small fire in the sleeping area which she believed was caused by one passenger's CPAP breathing apparatus shorting out in the damp conditions. They both said the cruise director and captain told passengers what happened. The new terminal facility is 12,500 square feet and overall along wi...

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  • Rupee opens lower against USA dollar
Rupee opens lower against USA dollar

The domestic unit on Monday crashed below the 67-mark to close at a 15-month low of 67.13 against the USA currency following a surging demand for the dollar as crude oil prices zoomed past $75 per barrel level. Foreign investors have pulled out over Rs 22,000 crore from the debt market in the last three months and around Rs 8,400 crore from the e...

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  • Local mail carriers get a new blue 'do for Stamp Out Hunger
Local mail carriers get a new blue 'do for Stamp Out Hunger

Area residents are asked to leave food out this Saturday to help the National Association of Letter Carriers Stamp Out Hunger. Estherville postal worker Mike Nieland said the Estherville Post Office has raised its goal from 2,900 pounds of food collected in 2017 to 3,100 for 2018.

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  • Ryan Giggs hopes former Manchester United manager can recover
Ryan Giggs hopes former Manchester United manager can recover

It was shocking, it's sad, but I know his character. Jones is one of a handful of players now at United who were signed by Ferguson, having joined from Blackburn in 2011, and the England global revealed how news of his former manager's ill health hit him hard.

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  • Is Comcast Preparing To Make Unsolicited Offer For Fox?
Is Comcast Preparing To Make Unsolicited Offer For Fox?

Comcast, owner of NBC and Universal Pictures, has already made a 22 billion pound ($30 billion) offer to acquire the 61 percent stake in European pay-TV group Sky Plc that Fox does not already own. Disney CEO Bob Iger once called Sky the "crown jewel" of the transaction. Either way, the Fox shareholders would still have to approve any deal. Rat...

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  • Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co Decreased Cisco Sys INC Com (CSCO) Stake
Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co Decreased Cisco Sys INC Com (CSCO) Stake

Oconee Federal Financial Corp (OFED) investors sentiment increased to 2.2 in Q4 2017. CSCO reported a change of 0.34% over the last week and performed 5.99% over the last month while its year to date (YTD) performance revealed an activity trend of 14.52%.

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  • J&K stone-pelting: Chennai tourist killed in Narbal; political parties condemn incident
J&K stone-pelting: Chennai tourist killed in Narbal; political parties condemn incident

A police official said, R Thirumani (22), resident of Chennai, suffered head injuries after being hit by a stone during clashes in Narbal area of the summer capital this morning. "While I don't support these goons, their methods or their ideology, I'm deeply, deeply sorry that this happened at all", he tweeted. He was shifted to Sher-e-Kashmir Inst...

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  • NY Invests $148000 in Macquarie Infrastructure
NY Invests $148000 in Macquarie Infrastructure

About 2.54M shares traded or 76.46% up from the average. Newell Brands Inc. (NYSE:NWL) has declined 47.20% since May 3, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 22.65% the S&P500. Also, there are 0 buy, 0 sell and 0 strong sell ratings, collectively assigning a 2.6 average brokerage recommendation. The firm has "Buy" rating by Susquehanna...

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  • Parents redecorate teachers' lounge to show appreciation
Parents redecorate teachers' lounge to show appreciation

The deal starts at 3 p.m. and is only valid for in-restaurant orders. Applies to in-restaurant dining only. Valid teacher ID includes: ID or other documentation from preschool, elementary school, middle school, high school, community college, or university identifying as faculty or staff, or home school ID card.

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  • New alert system part of Emergency Preparedness Week
New alert system part of Emergency Preparedness Week

Pelmorex, which was responsible for the tests along with emergency management officials, blamed a coding error for the failure in Quebec. At least one Android user reported a typo in the title of the Ontario alert message: it said "Presidential Alert" instead of the standard "Emergency Alert".

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  • Calorie Counts on Menus Are Now Mandatory
Calorie Counts on Menus Are Now Mandatory

Americans consume one-third of their calories away from home and proponents of the rule, more than 15 years in the making, say it gives people information to make healthier dietary choices. Obesity raises the risk of preventable, life-threatening illnesses including heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes and certain types of cancer, and is responsi...

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  • $4M Mega Millions ticket sold at Hudson County convenience store
$4M Mega Millions ticket sold at Hudson County convenience store

A news release from the lottery commission gave no information on who bought the winning ticket or where they are from. Winners can be identified only after prizes are claimed and tickets validated. Four of those tickets were purchased in California and totaled just over $2.2 million. The biggest jackpot win from the drawing was a $142 mill...

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  • Fragrance $7 billion: American IFF buys Israeli
Fragrance $7 billion: American IFF buys Israeli "Frutarom"

State Farm Mutual Automobile Insur reported 3.46 million shares. The count of Hold ratings in that period was 0. Employees Retirement Of Texas invested in 5,000 shares. The fragrance and flavor maker earned $1.69 a share on revenue of $930.93 million in the first quarter , above the EPS of $1.60 and revenue of $911.6 million analysts expected.

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  • Gramercy Property Trust Inc. (GPT) Given Consensus Recommendation of
Gramercy Property Trust Inc. (GPT) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts

About 503,022 shares traded. About 28.75 million shares traded or 1890.92% up from the average. The Illinois-based Oberweis Asset Management Inc has invested 2.37% in the stock. The company said the transaction was approved unanimously by Gramercy's board of trustees, and that the sale price of $27.50 per share was a 15 per cent premium on the firm...

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