• Dow Jones closes at record high
Dow Jones closes at record high

The Nasdaq Composite (COMP - 5,034.06) settled at its loftiest perch of 2016, adding 28.3 points, or 0.6%. Meanwhile, the Nasdaq posted similarly strong gains, and now is in positive territory for the year. Aluminum maker Alcoa kicked off the second quarter earnings season on a positive note by reporting revenue and earnings that beat Wall Stre...

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  • International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) Receives Update on Growth Forecast
International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) Receives Update on Growth Forecast

The total volume of shares traded was 4588400 which puts the relative volume at 1.24 for the day. The firm has an EPS value of 13.28, resultantly displaying an EPS growth for this year at -12.80%. Credit Suisse Group AG reaffirmed a "sell" rating on shares of International Business Machines Corp.in a report on Wednesday. The median 12-month pri...

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  • Clark and Fallon stay in Government
Clark and Fallon stay in Government

The contributors, who include Environment and Climate Change Lecturer Dr Ruth Wood and Professor of Ecology Richard Bardgett, say that action to tackle urgent threats including widespread flooding and new diseases must be taken promptly. DECC worked to make sure the United Kingdom has secure, clean, affordable energy supplies and promote worldwide ...

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  • Senate Democrats call for extending Iran sanctions law
Senate Democrats call for extending Iran sanctions law

One year after its conclusion, the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) remains controversial in Tehran and Washington, with opponents unreconciled to the deal and determined to derail it. The expectation was that Iran would experience a first wave of economic relief by renewing ties with Asian and European companies, without affecting th...

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  • Starbucks and McDonald's move to block porn from their Wi-Fi networks
Starbucks and McDonald's move to block porn from their Wi-Fi networks

Ms Rice Hughes added that coffee chain Starbucks filters Wi-Fi in its United Kingdom stores but does not in the US. Enough Is Enough , launched in 1994, has played a key role in the passage of internet safety legislation, according to its website.

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  • Tim Duncan pens thank you letter on Spurs website
Tim Duncan pens thank you letter on Spurs website

It can't happen", Popovich said. He's not glamming to the cameras. "He just plays and we've seen it for so long that it becomes nearly mundane, but so special, and it has to be remembered". Averaging 8.6 points and 7.3 rebounds in 25.2 minutes a game, Duncan was still productive in his final season. Choking up at times and making wisecracks at ...

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  • Congress expected to leave town with no action on guns, Zika
Congress expected to leave town with no action on guns, Zika

Furious Republicans said filibustering Democrats seemed more eager to please Planned Parenthood - an organization that's come under fire for its abortion practice - than to free up money for community clinics and mosquito abatement teams, as Zika-carrying insects blanket Puerto Rico and threaten the USA mainland.

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  • Bank of England interest rate cut coming, just not now
Bank of England interest rate cut coming, just not now

Many analysts have recommended selling any rallies in the pound in anticipation of cuts in Bank of England interest rates and a slowdown in growth in the months ahead, with a number of major banks predicting it will fall to $1.25 or lower. He stated that in his personal view "some monetary policy easing will likely be required over the summer", whi...

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  • Crude Oil Prices Bounce Back amid BoE's Decision; Risks are still Weighing
Crude Oil Prices Bounce Back amid BoE's Decision; Risks are still Weighing

While crude inventories in the USA fell by a less-than-expected 2.5 million barrels over the first week of July, market players focused more intently on a considerable 4.1 million build in distillate fuel inventories, the largest weekly amount in six months.

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  • Wells Fargo earnings slip, but mostly meet expectations
Wells Fargo earnings slip, but mostly meet expectations

Check back later for our full write up on this Wells Fargo earnings report later! Wells Fargo & Co makes up approx 0.06% of Rosenbaum Jay D.'s portfolio. This result was $0.01 off the Zacks Consensus estimate. Residential loan originations were $63 billion in the second quarter. Deposit costs increased by 1 basis point (bp), driven by higher fu...

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  • Two Americans among those killed in Nice, France, attack, State Department says
Two Americans among those killed in Nice, France, attack, State Department says

Wassim Bouhlel, a Nice native who spoke to the AP nearby, said that he saw a truck drive into the crowd. Nice's mayor's office confirmed Friday that Mohamed Bouhlel, 31, a resident of the city, was the main suspect in the attack that killed at least 84 people and wounded dozens more .

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  • UK bank acts to mitigate fallout from Brexit
UK bank acts to mitigate fallout from Brexit

But he said there were signs that people were pulling out of investments and becoming less keen to take risks, which is why the bank is easing up on the lending rules, to get the economy moving again. The central bank added that British commercial banks had raised more than £130 billion of capital over the last eight years following the global fina...

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  • Where in the restaurant world will Pokemon GO, go?
Where in the restaurant world will Pokemon GO, go?

The popularity of the game has been a boon for Nintendo Ltd. (OTCPK: NTDOY), which owns 32.8 percent of The Pokemon Company. It happened: Donald Trump has weighed in on the Pokémon Go craze. The game began with a bang from Australia, New Zealand and the United States. Senator Al Franken of Minnesota raised privacy concerns in a letter to ...

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  • Clinton leads Trump in Colorado
Clinton leads Trump in Colorado

Supreme Court. The poll shows both major party candidates are unpopular in Florida . Clinton has a six-point advantage in North Carolina , 44 percent to 38 percent. "There is still a great division, and we need honesty and courage", she said , "to take a hard look at our attitudes". More than half of Americans think the presumptive Democra...

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  • Britain's new govt signals PM May is serious about Brexit
Britain's new govt signals PM May is serious about Brexit

After Obama in April said he hoped that Britons would vote to stay in the EU, Johnson described America's first black president as a "part-Kenyan" with an "ancestral dislike of the British empire". Cameron also made a reference to his successor, United Kingdom home secretary Theresa May, in his final speech, saying he wished her well and was pr...

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  • Pokemon Go underscores Nintendo's rich characters, vision
Pokemon Go underscores Nintendo's rich characters, vision

Crucially, the game is yet to debut in Nintendo's home country, Japan, where Nintendo does very well on console and game sales. The recent ban on the use of English language in video games released in China, coupled with the fact that to play Pokemon Go it is necessary to have a Google account (blocked in the country) the game's arrival in th...

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  • Line IPO becomes biggest tech listing of 2016
Line IPO becomes biggest tech listing of 2016

Japaned Line operates the LINE messenger app, a global service used in more than 230 countries that offers free one-to-one and group messaging, free domestic and worldwide voice and video calls, virtual stickers and a wide range of non-messaging services ranging from games to photo sharing apps.

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  • Why Whiting Petroleum Corp (NYSE:WLL) got Upgraded?
Why Whiting Petroleum Corp (NYSE:WLL) got Upgraded?

Whiting Petroleum Corp (NYSE: WLL ) has declined 38.20% since December 4, 2015 and is downtrending. The price target estimates represents a standard deviation of 7.93. Whiting Petroleum Corporation is an independent oil and gas company. The monthly stock performance is presently -10.85%. It holds an average volume of 25.16 million shares.

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  • Facebook 'safety check' lets users reassure friends in crises like Nice attacks
Facebook 'safety check' lets users reassure friends in crises like Nice attacks

Banner posted the update with the good news that the baby had been found and reunited with his family. She later posted on Facebook, appealing for anyone who had seen her son, The Mirror reported. French President François Hollande is now seeking to extend the state of emergency state that was put in place after the November 13 Paris terror attac...

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  • #BlackLivesMatter rallied around a white teen police murdered
#BlackLivesMatter rallied around a white teen police murdered

In the video, officers can be seen pointing guns at Noble, who has pulled his truck over at a gas station. Dyer said he meant to make the video public last Friday, but he held off because of the shooting deaths of police in Dallas the night before.

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