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European Union leaders launch scathing attack on Donald Trump

Speaking to reporters as he left the summit, Hollande said the USA should pick an envoy who believes in Europe. As if to underline the distance from the White House at which the European Union now finds itself, it was left to Theresa May, leader of the country that's exiting the alliance, to brief her counterparts. Read More »

Barclays PLC Cuts FireEye, Inc. (FEYE) Price Target to $10.00


FireEye, Inc . provides cybersecurity solution for detecting, preventing and resolving cyber-attacks. For the first quarter, FireEye sees revenues at USD 160-166 million, billings at USD 130-150 million, an adjusted gross margin of 70 percent, an adjusted operating margin of negative 24-26 percent and an adjusted net loss per share of USD 0.26-0.28, plus cash flow from operations of negative USD 30-40 million. Read More »

State Police: Play and be safe on Super Bowl Sunday

In California, alcohol involved collisions led to 1,155 deaths and almost 24,000 serious injuries in 2014 because someone failed to designate a sober driver. If you're hosting, make sure your guests have a safe ride home. Eat plenty of food, take breaks and alternate with non-alcoholic beverages. Sonny McLean's (2615 Wilshire Blvd) is an Irish Pub that has earned a reputation for local Patriots fans who can enjoy the game on one of their 23 televisions. Read More »

Oil down on Wednesday as supplies remain plentiful amid OPEC-led cuts


Russian Federation joined other oil producers in an effort from the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries to pull markets back into balance after a glut brought crude oil prices to historic lows in early 2016. Increased supplies coming from the US run the risk of undercutting OPEC's effort to dry out the market. January's non-farm payroll data to come out of the US later today will be watched as a catalyst for late gold price movement today and Monday. Read More »

Wall Street welcomes Trump the deregulator


Trump reaffirmed his intention of reforming the law on Monday , promising to do "a big number on Dodd-Frank". "And there are a lot of Dodd-Frank rules that are subjective and so what one regulator would view as okay, another might say it's not okay". Read More »

Australia relations in spotlight after Trump calls refugee deal 'dumb'


For his part, Mr Turnbull insists the conversation was cordial - the latest description from Mr Trump's spokesman - despite reports it the prisdent labelled it the worst call with a world leader so far. Before Washington appeared to backtrack on the resettlement deal, Trump's press secretary, Sean Spicer , said the United States would take 1,250 people from the detention centers. Read More »

White House says Russian Federation sanctions remain despite Treasury Department amendment

They said FSB was one of two Russian spy agencies believed to have been involved in a wide-ranging operation by top-ranking individuals in Russia's government to discredit Democrat Hillary Clinton and help Trump win the election. He also sanctioned four Russian intelligence officers and three companies that he said provided material support to Russian cyber operations. This change marks a divergence between the current and previous administration, which put the sanctions in place. Read More »

Peter Thiel became New Zealand citizen in California in 2011


Thiel did not need consent as he has New Zealand citizenship", the spokesperson said. His business investments in New Zealand were also noted, including those in the companies Xero and Pacific Fibre Limited, as well as his intention to start a "technology incubator" in Auckland and use his San Francisco connections to provide USA introductions for New Zealand businesses. Read More »

H&M profit surprise lifts shares, to review store mix

It is now aiming for annual local-currency sales growth, including online sales, of 10-15 percent, and it expects to be within range from this year on. Sales excluding Value-Added Tax amounted to 52.72 billion kronor, compared to 48.69 billion kronor in the previous year. H&M also said it plans to add one or two new brands this year. Read More »

Silicon Valley Panics as Reports of H-1B Visa Reform Circulate

Infosys, and Wipro - which collectively account for 60% of the revenues of India's IT sector - tumbled on the news. If enacted, this overhaul of the H-1B visa system will inevitably make it hard for firms to hire at relatively lower costs in America, increasing overall expenses. Read More »

Lawyers try to free immigrants still trapped at U.S. airports

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer insisted the President Trump's controversial ban would not be manipulated based on a person's age because they could still pose a threat. Entry by Syrians was put on indefinite hold because of concerns about Islamic State militants still operating in that country. It also temporarily bars citizens of seven majority Muslim nations from entering the US, but there's confusion and an apparent walk-back about how it applies to certain groups, like USA legal ... Read More »

Will Trump Raise Tariffs on Mexican Imports to Pay for his Wall?


The call comes after the two leaders exchanged Tweets on Thursday and Friday morning. Hurd said his 23rd District includes 800 miles of territory along the U.S. And during the White House's clean-up efforts Thursday, Spicer wouldn't say whether Trump agreed with the border adjustment tax being considered by the House GOP. Read More »

GM, Honda Working on Affordable Fuel Cell Vehicles for 2020

General Motors and Honda on Monday announced they are establishing a joint venture meant to bring costs down on advanced hydrogen fuel cell systems, so they can mass produce them for their vehicles. "Today's announcement finally marks the arrival of fuel cells", said Dan Nicholson , GM's vice president for global propulsion systems. Both GM and Honda intend to use the resulting hydrogen fuel cell system in future products, according to the companies. Read More »

Mexico condemns Trump's border wall tax proposal

The government there has repeatedly rejected Trump's insistence that Mexico would pay for it. "A nation without borders is not a nation", Mr Trump said . President Trump speaks during a meeting with automobile industry leaders in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington , DC, January 24, 2017. Read More »

TransCanada Submits Fresh Application For Keystone XL

Thursday's application came two days after U.S. President Donald Trump, who would ultimately need to approve the permit, signed an executive order inviting the company to reapply. Ninety-seven per cent of Canada's oil exports go to the U.S. His directive asked that the USA agency make a decision on a new TransCanada application within 60 days of receiving it - meaning a new decision will now come by the end of March. Read More »

Linda McMahon confirmation hearing underway in Washington


McMahon and her husband have been long-time supporters of Trump having contributed millions of dollars to his campaign. Linda McMahon , U.S. President Donald Trump's nominee to be administrator of the Small Business Administration, is sworn in prior to testimony before the Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee January 24, 2017 in Washington , DC. Read More »

Illinois Home Sales Down In December, Up For Overall Year


Nationwide , the National Association of Realtors reported Tuesday that housing sales rose 3.8 percent a year ago to 5.45 million residential units, despite a year-end retreat from home purchases at the end of 2016. December was the only month in 2016 when home sales did not increase. This would have been a decline of 1.1 percent compared to the 5.61 million unit pace that was originally reported for November. Read More »

Axis Bank Q3 Net Profit Plunges 73% To Rs. 580 Crore

As a percentage of total loans, gross NPAs were 2.78% at the end of the December quarter as compared to 2.7% in the previous quarter and 1.82 % in the year-ago quarter. Return on average assets - an indicator of the bank's profitability by dividing the net income by total assets - stood at 0.98% for the third-quarter of full year 2016-17. Read More »

Pearson lines up Penguin sale amid profit warning

Despite previously anticipating that its North American courseware business would be broadly stable, Pearson saw a decline in the fourth quarter and now predicts that "many of these downward pressures will continue". Thomas Rabe, Chairman and CEO of Bertelsmann and a member of the Penguin Random House Board of Directors, said: "The book-publishing business has created a sense of identity for Bertelsmann for more than 180 years". Read More »

Nervousness over Brexit, Trump drive gold to fresh 8-week highs


Treasury prices gained on concerns about protectionist trade policies from Trump who has talked about slamming hefty taxes on importers of goods such as cars. "This left markets wondering what was in store under Trump". European shares fell in early trade. The Australian share market is expected to take its lead from the U.S., with around a 0.2 per cent fall indicated by futures trade. Read More »

Essilor and Luxottica announce a €46bn merger

Essilor Chairman and CEO Hubert Sagnieres will become executive vice chairman and deputy CEO with equal powers. The deal brings together the world's top spectacles maker with brands such as Ray-Ban and Oakley, and the world's leading manufacturer of ophthalmic lenses. Read More »

George Soros Saw $1 Billion Go Bye-Bye After Trump's Election


Soros became more bearish immediately after Trump won on November 8, but the stock market has rallied on expectations that the president-elect's policies will boost corporate earnings and the overall economy. The divergent bets of the two traders are a stark reminder of the challenges even acclaimed investors have faced following Mr. Trump's unexpected victory. Read More »

Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) Warns Increased Spending To Affect 2017 Profitability


General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) would have benefited from a strong mix in the fourth quarter, feels S&P Capital IQ analyst Levy. The Market Capitalization of the company stands at 50.23 Billion. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this link . If you are reading this news story on another domain, it was stolen and republished in violation of USA and global copyright law. Read More »

Oil prices stage weak rally ahead of U.S

Brent, the global benchmark, fell 55 cents, or 1%, to $54.36 a barrel on ICE Futures Europe. Oil fell for the first time in four days as an increase in US drilling activity fanned speculation that OPEC production cuts could revive output in North America. Read More »

Unity, not talent, will decide the National Championship


A year ago in the national championship game, Watson was magnificent, rolling up nearly 500 total yards (405 passing, 73 rushing) against one of the best defenses in recent memory. Clemson called a " pick play" that was designed for Watson to simply roll right and fire to Hunter Renfrow on the outside for a first down. Hurts reminded Clemson co-offensive coordinator Jeff Scott of his own quarterback. Read More »

AT&T Already Backing Off Its Biggest Time Warner Merger Promise

Despite today's disclosure, Time Warner shares still haven't made up for the modest loss they saw yesterday following a Bloomberg report that said Donald Trump still opposes the deal. The FCC is by far the bigger threat, since it has a broad mandate to kill mergers it thinks aren't in the " public interest ", and can also put restrictions on the merger. Read More »

Note ban step to equitable society: BJP resolution


Describing his step of demonetization as "historic, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said the support of the country's poor had given him strength to withstand all the criticism that the measure had invited". "As regards Uttar Pradesh, they said the party has already undertaken a survey of the contenders during its 17,000-km long "Parivartan Yatra" touching each and every constituency and as such the leaders will start finalising the candidates only next week after a meeting of the party" s ... Read More »

Former Kosovo PM arrested in France for war crimes


He twice faced war crimes charges at the United Nations, but was acquitted both times. Ramush Haradinaj, who is also a former guerrilla fighter, was stopped as he flew in to France from Kosovo's capital, Pristina, on Wednesday. Serbia , a candidate country for European Union accession, says Haradinaj is a war criminal for his role in the conflict with Serbia in the late 1990s. Read More »

Murphy Oil Corporation (MUR) Given Hold Rating at the RBC Capital Markets


Global X Management Co. Investors interested in trading MUR stock at the current market price of $31.13/share should know the company will next release quarterly results for the December 2017 quarter. COPYRIGHT VIOLATION NOTICE: " Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC ) PT Raised to $63.00 at Credit Suisse Group" was first reported by Sports Perspectives and is owned by of Sports Perspectives. Read More »