• Broadcom faces new hurdle as CFIUS probes Qualcomm takeover bid
Broadcom faces new hurdle as CFIUS probes Qualcomm takeover bid

Department of Treasury ("Treasury") filed an agency notice pursuant to 31 C.F.R. § 800.401 (c), broadening the scope of review to cover the. proposed hostile takeover of Qualcomm . While numerous specific concerns of CFIUS are classified, the body disclosed that it's looking at "the risks associated with Broadcom's relationships with third party...

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  • IEA: Russia's oil output to reach its peak in 2020
IEA: Russia's oil output to reach its peak in 2020

The deal struck between the members of OPEC and 11 partners, including Russian Federation, to cut 1.8 million barrels per day of crude oil production has had its intended effect of drawing down global stockpiles and lifting prices. Ecuador's Perez also downplayed the impact of USA shale production on global crude markets, noting that shale fields t...

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  • Amazon in talks with JPMorgan over checking accounts, report says
Amazon in talks with JPMorgan over checking accounts, report says

Amazon was creating with a big vision: to offer every type of product to consumers. Famed investor Mark Cuban says it will produce "the world's first trillionaires", but that should still leave plenty of money for regular investors who make the right trades early.

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  • Dow drops 380 points, ending 10 consecutive months of gains
Dow drops 380 points, ending 10 consecutive months of gains

ANALYST INSIGHT: Trump's tariff plan "is bad policy at a bad time and will only add to the risk of a trade war", said Shane Oliver, head of investment strategy at AMP Capital in Sydney. FED SPEAK: Powell's testimony before the Senate Finance Committee was highly anticipated, as worries about the possibility of much higher interest rates have been a...

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  • Italian exit polls suggest hung parliament likely
Italian exit polls suggest hung parliament likely

The results leave the populist Five Star Movement (M5S) and the far-right League party in the driving seat as the country looks to cobble together a government with a working majority. The next best option appeared to be a government led by Berlusconi. The PD's unpopular and reactionary policies paved the way for a degraded, anti-immigrant campai...

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  • Trump has not mentioned exemptions to steel tariffs: United States commerce secretary
Trump has not mentioned exemptions to steel tariffs: United States commerce secretary

Canada, which has the most to lose as the top source of USA steel and aluminium imports, has called the tariffs "unacceptable". "What was announced yesterday by the president is a very broad concept", he said . "My number is there's roughly 3 cents of aluminum in a can of beer". Fanning said the 340 aerospace and defense companies in his org...

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  • Cisco Systems reported its first revenue growth in two years
Cisco Systems reported its first revenue growth in two years

Hancock has invested 0.02% in Cisco Systems, Inc . It has underperformed by 3.50% the S&P500. Investors sentiment increased to 1.74 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.06, from 0.55 in 2017Q2. On 9/18/2017 Mark D. Chandler, SVP, sold 65,000 with an average share price of $32.43 per share and the total transaction amounting to $2,107,950.00.

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  • Turbulence on flight was so bad that everyone threw up
Turbulence on flight was so bad that everyone threw up

One pilot reported it was not a pretty scene. Whilst this flight managed to land, over 3000 have not even been able to take off due to the intense weather. You have bags to check, security to go through, loud children and crying babies to deal with, but I think it's safe to say that a flight full of people throwing up tops the list of "this is ...

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  • Uber and Lyft drivers make little money
Uber and Lyft drivers make little money

As a working paper, it's important to note the figures haven't been peer-reviewed and are subject to change. Lyft offers the same vague insight: "The more you drive, the more you earn". The median driver generated $0.59 per mile driven, with a typical per-mile cost of $0.30. He warns that "this business model is not now sustainable".

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  • FedEx sticks with NRA, bucks corporate trend
FedEx sticks with NRA, bucks corporate trend

It gives me great hope to see so many young people with bravery and fortitude who have taken on politicians and the NRA . You may not know how to shoot a gun, but you may also fondly recall stories of your great-grandfather's mastery as a hunter.

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  • Early benchmarks show questionable numbers for Galaxy S9's Exynos 9810 chip
Early benchmarks show questionable numbers for Galaxy S9's Exynos 9810 chip

Both the lenses on Galaxy S9 + support OIS. The Galaxy S9 also includes improvements on its display. DxO , a popular camera rating website, has given the particular device its highest rating, more than Google Pixel 2 , which was the best photography camera until now.

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  • Gold prices dip as dollar remains strong on Powell's comments
Gold prices dip as dollar remains strong on Powell's comments

Comcast fell 6.3 percent after the US cable giant offered to buy Sky for $31 billion in an unsolicited approach, taking on Rupert Murdoch's Fox and Bob Iger's Walt Disney in the battle for Europe's biggest pay-TV group. In that article, "Inflation Concerns Unfounded, Wall Street Moves Higher", written just two weeks ago, writer Bob Adelmann, a form...

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  • Vista Outdoor -9% as co-ops halt brand sales over gun stance
Vista Outdoor -9% as co-ops halt brand sales over gun stance

Outdoor retailer REI says it's halting future orders of some popular brands - including CamelBak water carriers, Giro helmets and Camp Chef stoves - whose parent company also makes ammunition and assault-style rifles. The Canadian retailer Running Room also announced Thursday it would stop ordering products from CamelBak, one of Vista Outd...

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  • Taiwan ex-presidents call for referendum in challenge to China
Taiwan ex-presidents call for referendum in challenge to China

Reports say the bill just needs to be signed into law by US President Donald Trump allowing officials at all levels to travel to Taiwan to meet their Taiwanese counterparts, permit high-level Taiwanese officials to enter the United States "under respectful conditions" and meet with USA officials.

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  • European Union withdrawal text constitutionally unacceptable - DUP leader
European Union withdrawal text constitutionally unacceptable - DUP leader

The Prime Minister's official spokesman said: "Cabinet ministers held a detailed and positive discussion and agreed that the speech would represent a real step forward in negotiations". May is due to outline her latest Brexit plans in a speech on Friday . Michel Barnier is to meet the DUP leader Arlene Foster and Sinn Féin deputy leader Michel...

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  • FedEx Says It Will Keep NRA Member Discount Despite Calls for Boycott
FedEx Says It Will Keep NRA Member Discount Despite Calls for Boycott

He stated that NRA members were known to be fanatically loyal to their organization. A MetLife spokesman said "we value all our customers but have made a decision to end our discount program with the NRA". Rental vehicle company Hertz said it will no longer offer a discount program to NRA members, and First National Bank of Omaha said...

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  • Cellphone catches fire aboard Air Canada flight
Cellphone catches fire aboard Air Canada flight

The passenger who was burned was treated by medical personnel before she left the plane to go to a nearby hospital. Peel police confirmed Thursday afternoon that it was an LG phone that caught fire , CBC News reported. The incident happened at 7am on Thursday before a flight from Toronto to Vancouver was set to takeoff at Pearson International...

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  • JC Penney Company, Inc. (JCP), Momo Inc. (MOMO)
JC Penney Company, Inc. (JCP), Momo Inc. (MOMO)

Turning to Tronox Limited (NYSE:TROX), its shares were trading at $20.36 a gain of $2.08, on the trading floor. "Our strategy and plan is clear and consistent, and we remain focused on two critical factors - to operate the business for growth and deliver profitable earnings ", Ellison said.

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  • The price of oil rose above $ 67
The price of oil rose above $ 67

U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude for April delivery was up 20 cents, or 0.3 percent, at $63.75 a barrel by 0342 GMT after rising 3 percent last week. Elsewhere, gasoline futures were nearly unchanged at $1.989 a gallon, while natural gas futures gained 1.47% to $2.696 per million British thermal units.

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  • Rain, wind and turning sharply colder; March comes in like a lion!
Rain, wind and turning sharply colder; March comes in like a lion!

Lows will drop down into the low to mid 30s. Tomorrow sunny skies with highs warming up to around 60 with southeasterly winds gusting around 25mph. We are tracking lows in the upper 20s and lower 30s tonight . By the drive home, temperatures will be tumbling through the 60s on their way to the 40s overnight as showers taper off. Despite the co...

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