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Gates Makes Largest Donation Since 2000 With $4.6 Billion Pledge Gates Makes Largest Donation Since 2000 With $4.6 Billion Pledge
- August 15, 2017

Microsoft's founder and richest man in the world Bill Gates has made his biggest charity donation in 17 years, Bloomberg said on Tuesday, citing documents from the US Securities and Exchange Commission . The recipient of this huge gift is unspecified in the regulatory filing, but if past practice holds, it's likely the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, helping to fuel the philanthropy's work in USA education and global health. (more...)
Dublin businesses concerned by new traffic restrictions Dublin businesses concerned by new traffic restrictions
- August 15, 2017

Starting this Sunday, there will be only one lane on Bachelor's Walk and no right turn at the O'Connell Street Bridge. The Luas will be running northbound across O'Connell Bridge every three minutes at peak times when it begins full service in December. (more...)
Dublin Port Tunnel closed in both directions after truck fire
- August 15, 2017

The DFB says both bores have been closed off as they deal with a truck which is on fire. Major delays are expected this morning after a truck reportedly went on fire in the tunnel. "South bound traffic slow from M1/M50 Interchange and north bound traffic slow from East Wall Road", AA Roadwatch said at the time of the incident. (more...)
PNC Financial Services Group Inc
- August 15, 2017

RBC Capital Markets has "Buy" rating and $13000 target. As per Monday, May 9, the company rating was maintained by Goldman Sachs. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods restated a "buy" rating and issued a $58.00 price target on shares of Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (more...)
Itau Unibanco Holding SA (NYSE:ITUB) Stock Seeing Positive Momentum
- August 15, 2017

Itau Unibanco Banco Holding SA has a one year low of $9.10 and a one year high of $13.65. Privatebancorp Inc. has $63 highest and $39 lowest target. $20.50's average target is 64.66% above currents $12.45 stock price. Through the Bank, the Company provides customized business and personal financial services to middle market companies, as well as business owners, executives, entrepreneurs and families in the markets and communities it serves. (more...)
German growth robust, but unimpressive German growth robust, but unimpressive
- August 15, 2017

But the growth rate for the first quarter was revised up to 0.7%, from 0.6%, and the April-June expansion marked a 12th consecutive quarter of growth. Germany's statistics body said that "positive impulses" in the second quarter came from domestic demand, as spending by households and the government increased markedly. (more...)
Angry Birds maker Rovio plans IPO from September Angry Birds maker Rovio plans IPO from September
- August 15, 2017

According to unnamed sources, business publication Bloomberg reports that the Finnish mobile gaming firm Rovio - maker of Angry Birds apps and an eponymous feature-length film and merchandise - is mulling an IPO which could value the company up to 1.7 billion euros. (more...)
Inc. Sells 225 Shares of Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY)
- August 15, 2017

About 3.07M shares traded. It is down 8.29% since August 14, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 9.53% the S&P500. Guardian Life Insurance Co. Mutual Of Omaha State Bank Wealth has 13,125 shares. Jefferies Group LLC set a $64.00 price target on shares of Occidental Petroleum Corporation and gave the company a "hold" rating in a report on Saturday, July 29th. (more...)
Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:CFG) Lowered to "Hold" at BidaskClub
- August 15, 2017

During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.46 EPS. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.91 in Q4 2016. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Ubs Oconnor Llc, Illinois-based fund reported 257,737 shares. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have assigned a hold rating and seven have issued a buy rating to the company. (more...)
Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE:CMG) PT Set at $533.00 by Mizuho Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE:CMG) PT Set at $533.00 by Mizuho
- August 15, 2017

The hedge fund run by Eashwar Krishnan held 690,891 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2016Q4, valued at $260.69M, up from 498,219 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Korea Investment CORP raised its position in shares of Chipotle Mexican Grill by 140.2% in the second quarter. Park Circle Com has invested 0.73% in Manning and Napier Inc (NYSE:MN). (more...)
USA military ready in case of provocation
- August 15, 2017

A top USA military official landed in Seoul on Monday ahead of talks with the country's leader amid rising tensions on the Korean peninsula, the media reported. But in the last few weeks, China has appeared to take measures to keep its bad-behaving neighbor in check. He said the issue surrounding North Korea's repeated missile launches, defying the UN Security Council resolution, must be resolved peacefully and not through war . (more...)
Military Action on Korean Peninsula Impossible Without S. Korea Consent
- August 15, 2017

One important job for the South Korean government is to lay the groundwork for these two great powers with diverging interests to work together on the North Korean issue instead of coming into conflict. He said the North's entry into dialogue accompanied by its abandonment of nuclear and missile programs would create a situation "in which it does not have to worry about its security even without nuclear weapons". (more...)
Ravi Teja Raja The Great Teaser Ravi Teja Raja The Great Teaser
- August 15, 2017

This is for the first time Ravi will be seen playing this kind of character on screen. Raja The Great is directed by Anil Ravipudi. Ravi Teja shown as blind guy who fight for his love and Mehreen Pirzada seen as his lover in trailer. Krishnagaadi Veera Prema Gaadha actress Mehreen Kaur Pirzada is being starred in this film to bring freshness. She is also working with Sundeep Kishan in C/O Surya film. (more...)
[Markos Kounalakis] Trump won't blink in North Korea standoff, but China might
- August 15, 2017

The editorial also claimed North Korea is "confident" about the capabilities of its weapons, while referring to its recent statement about the regime's capability to target the USA territory of Guam . He said: "As a soldier, I stand with the Venezuelan armed forces, and with the people. i am sure that we will all be on the front lines of defending the interests and sovereignty of this beloved Venezuela". (more...)
Canada in line of fire between North Korea and US Canada in line of fire between North Korea and US
- August 15, 2017

Aside from military force, scenarios range from a new round of peace talks to more aggressive actions like intercepting ships suspected of selling North Korea weapons overseas, one of the regime's key sources of income. Pyongyang's news agency described the upcoming war games , the world's largest computerized or simulated drill, as an "exercise for a large-scale nuclear war ". (more...)
Analysts Set John Laing Group PLC (LON:JLG) PT at $341.80
- August 15, 2017

Several other equities research analysts have also recently weighed in on the company. 7/4/2017 - Serco Group plc had its "hold" rating reaffirmed by analysts at Shore Capital. WARNING: " BP plc (BP) Insider Brian Gilvary Buys 68 Shares" was posted by Community Financial News and is the property of of Community Financial News. (more...)
Violence and hatred is so wrong Violence and hatred is so wrong
- August 15, 2017

Yet the strong reaction to President Trump's initial silence on the role of white supremacists helps illustrate a deeper national trend: Fewer people than ever accept that skin color is a measure of character or a reason for special treatment. (more...)
China to ban N.Korean imports under United Nations sanctions China to ban N.Korean imports under United Nations sanctions
- August 15, 2017

Other official engagements in recent weeks have been a trip to Nepal and meetings with Sri Lankan and Japanese government officials in Beijing. There's no deadline for deciding if an investigation is necessary. It wasn't immediately clear how China would react to the move. "They know how I feel", he told reporters on Thursday. Economic Daily, a state-run news paper under China's State Council, the cabinet, said in a Monday editorial that the intellectual-property probe will do more harm ... (more...)
Greenleaf Trust Takes Position in Vanguard MSCI EAFE ETF (VEA)
- August 15, 2017

Sometimes stocks may eventually become undervalued or overvalued. Vanguard Total World Stock has a one year low of $58.40 and a one year high of $69.91. RSI can be used to help spot overbought or oversold conditions. Tracking other technical indicators, the 14-day RSI is presently standing at 47.00, the 7-day sits at 39.51, and the 3-day is resting at 21.52. (more...)
Gold slips as United States dollar steadies; North Korea headlines in focus Gold slips as United States dollar steadies; North Korea headlines in focus
- August 15, 2017

Volume hit about 84 million shares, making Snap the most-traded stock across all US exchanges. Asian shares rallied and the dollar firmed on Tuesday after North Korea's leader signalled that he would delay plans to fire a missile near Guam, easing tensions and prompting investors to move back into beaten-down riskier assets. (more...)
Wall St rises on inflation data but on track for weekly losses Wall St rises on inflation data but on track for weekly losses
- August 15, 2017

The dollar index, which tracks the greenback against six rival currencies, edged higher after Dudley's comments and was up 0.03 percent to 93.577. The euro, which hit its highest since the start of 2015 on August 2, dipped 0.1 percent to $1.1761 in morning trade in Europe. (more...)
Seattle Seahawks QB Trevone Boykin stands out during first preseason game Seattle Seahawks QB Trevone Boykin stands out during first preseason game
- August 15, 2017

Aside from turning in a disappointing 48-17 loss to the Seattle Seahawks in Sunday's preseason opener, the Los Angeles Chargers received a relatively low return from the ticket office. Clemens left the game just before halftime with four completions on 10 passing attempts with one touchdown and two interceptions. Boykin went a long way toward securing the backup QB job in the preseason opener previous year when he led a last-minute game-winning drive to beat the Chiefs in Kansas ... (more...)
Rite Aid Corporation (RAD) Sees Significant Increase in Short Interest
- August 15, 2017

Analysts believe that we could see stock price minimum in the $28.5 range (lowest target price), allowing for another -18.1% drop from its current position. Its down 0.26, from 1.18 in 2016Q3. 39 funds opened positions while 128 raised stakes. (NYSE:HON) stake by 1.89 million shares to 5.04M valued at $583.70 million in 2016Q4. (more...)
BidaskClub Downgrades Babcock (BW) to Strong Sell
- August 15, 2017

Analysts look for public financial statements, listen in on conference calls and talk to managers and customers of a company in order to reach an opinion and communicate the value of a stock. The legal version of this piece can be viewed at https://www.baseball-news-blog.com/2017/08/13/babcock-nysebw-price-target-cut-to-3-70.html. Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises I (NYSE:BW) has grabbed attention from the analysts, when it saw a value increase of 7.78% or 0.21 points in the last trading session ... (more...)
American Campus Communities Inc (ACC) Downgraded to "Hold" at Zacks Investment Research
- August 15, 2017

The real estate investment trust reported $1.48 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.45 by $0.03. American Campus Communities has a 52 week low of $44.65 and a 52 week high of $52.53. (NYSE:ACC) for 28,718 shares. The California-based Blackrock Fund Advisors has invested 0% in the stock. 10,000 were reported by Cullen Frost Bankers. (more...)
U.S. dollar rises as investors move out of safe havens U.S. dollar rises as investors move out of safe havens
- August 15, 2017

Safe-haven gold , which hit two-month highs last week, also dropped. Wall Street looked set for gains, with Dow futures up 0.4 per cent at 21,933.00 and S&P 500 futures adding 0.6 per cent to 2,453.70. Against a basket of major currencies , the USA dollar rose 0.4 per cent on the day but has fallen 8.6 per cent so far this year. "We have North Korea saying they will wait, and Trump not saying anything at all, compared to his past promise of 'fire and fury, '" said Mitsuo Imaizumi, ... (more...)
Investors Looking For Havens On North Korea Tensions Investors Looking For Havens On North Korea Tensions
- August 15, 2017

While the conflict between the two countries remains a war of words markets are wary that the threat could escalate, in no small part to the unpredictability of the respective leaders, Trump and Kim Jong Un. At noon, the dollar fetched 109.88-89 yen compared with 110.26-36 yen in NY and 110.58-60 yen in Tokyo at 5 p.m. Tuesday. The euro was struggling on Thursday as it came under pressure from the latest bout of risk-off, with traders seeking to unwind some of their positions following the ... (more...)
DeLorean is making a flying vehicle - only this time it's real DeLorean is making a flying vehicle - only this time it's real
- August 15, 2017

Paul is the nephew of John DeLorean, who founded the DeLorean Motor Company (DMC) which made the DMC-12, a auto which became famous thanks to its appearance in the Back To The Future film series. "We are moving forward on a full-size, piloted prototype which will carry two passengers and is created to operate, fully electric, for a range of [193 kilometers (120 miles)]", he explained to Wired . (more...)
Rail fares rise nearly twice as fast as wages Rail fares rise nearly twice as fast as wages
- August 15, 2017

Regulated rail fares - such as most commuter fares, season tickets and off-peak rail fares - are set by the devolved United Kingdom governments. It said: 'The Government has frozen fuel duty for the last seven years and we think rail passengers should be given the same treatment'. (more...)
Snap's (NYSE:SNAP) Snap's (NYSE:SNAP) "Hold" Rating Reiterated at Wells Fargo & Company
- August 15, 2017

It is important to note the company sold shares in its initial public offering in March at $17. They issued a neutral rating and a $23.00 price target on the stock. The company had revenue of $181.70 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $186.49 million. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 153.1% on a year-over-year basis. (more...)

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