Economy

Huge fire at Delhi's Lok Nayak Bhawan

An official said the fire started at the fourth floor of the multi- storeyed building and the Delhi Fire Services a call around 4 pm. While there were no reports of casualties, fire officers said they still needed to check the building to ensure no one was trapped.

Recalls certain brands of baked beans

NBC-11 reports the recall was initiated after internal quality assurance checks identified the issue. Subsequent investigations indicated a temporary quality issue from one of their can suppliers. The company said the defects may affect the can integrity and could cause the cans to leak or allow for harmful bacteria to grow inside the product.

It found more than 2500 products shrunk without getting any cheaper

The Office for National Statistics has been collating the sizes and portions of the products sold to the nation, and has declared "shrinkflation" a very real phenomenon that's seen 2,529 things sold in the United Kingdom shrink in size when compared with the more generous package contents of the glorious, benchmark year of 2012, when everyone wanted to be in the United Kingdom and the Tolberones hadn't been eroded away by time.

Scot shot hours before his wedding in Philippines

When he refused, one of the assailants pulled out a gun and shot him in the chest. The 44-year-old, from Milngavie in East Dunbartonshire, was confronted by three men on a scooter as he sat outside a bar in Cebu City early on Thursday morning with his fiancee Angie and his best man Chris McLaughlin .

Gold rises as dollar dives

MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was down 0.1 percent early on Monday. In the meantime, the EU's statistics agency Eurostat said that the eurozone's housing market held steady above its nine-year high in the first three months of the year.

Private buses in North refrain from work to protest shooting at judge

Police Spokesman SP Ruwan Gunasekara said according to the initial investigation, it was revealed that the shooting was unexpected incident but not a pre-planned attacked. "The shooting incident should not be considered lightly", he told, adding that the government should take immediate action to prevent the recurrence of similar incidents.

Dollar struggles near 13-month low as U.S. political woes weigh — FOREX

The exporter-dominated German DAX index dropped 0.2 percent. Japan's Nikkei dropped 0.8 per cent on a stronger yen. "So we will need strong United States data to dislodge USA yields from their low levels", he said. India's Sensex added 0.7 percent to 32,259.28, while shares in Southeast Asia were mixed. The dollar slipped 0.2 percent to 110.965 yen, with the Japanese currency at its strongest in five weeks.

Lose the partisan attacks and work together on health care — Nancy Nielsen

Overall, vendors assisted about 14,500 enrollments, less than 1 percent of the 9.2 million people who signed up through HealthCare.gov, the insurance marketplace serving most states. But really the markets wouldn't really be disrupted for large employers, and for Medicare if there was repeal. But stay focused on the big picture: The GOP's bill is only really created to help families afford cheap coverage with high deductibles, which will be all but useless to adults on Medicaid today.

German Carmakers Emissions Collusion?

The investigation could also lead to billions of euros in fines. According to Der Spiegel the meetings covered specifications varying from brakes and clutches to emissions systems. Daimler last Tuesday announced a voluntary recall of more than 3 million Mercedes vehicles in Europe amid mounting questions over its diesel engines.

United States gives up on extraditing 'London Whale' traders from France and Spain

Joon Kim, the acting U.S. Attorney in Manhattan, asked a federal judge to issue a formal order dropping the fraud, conspiracy and other charges against Martin-Artajo and Grout, who were accused of hiding losses generated by Iksil. Iksil has publicly chafed at the "London Whale" moniker and being portrayed as exclusively responsible for the losses. Grout, his subordinate, was in charge of recording the value of the investments each day.

Bank of America Corp DE Decreases Stake in Tenet Healthcare Corporation (THC)

The Zacks Consensus Estimate for 2017 and 2018 has been favorably revised upward in the past 60 days. The business's revenue for the quarter was down 4.6% compared to the same quarter a year ago. With that said, researchers took a deep dive into the hotly debated question: is it too late to buy Tenet Healthcare Corp. ILLEGAL ACTIVITY WARNING: This article was first reported by Chaffey Breeze and is owned by of Chaffey Breeze.

German girl captured in Isis bunker facing trial in Iraq

The 16-year-old will be questioned by Iraqi officials next week. The Associated Press, citing Iraqi intelligence sources, reported that the teenager had been working with the ISIS police department and was apprehended this month in the basement of a home in Mosul's Old City.

Oil Gains Ahead Of Producer Meeting; Nigeria, Libya Output In Focus

Speculation has been swirling in oil markets that the meeting might ask Libya and Nigeria to join the production cutting deal from which they are now exempt. London Brent crude for September delivery was up 12 cents at $48.18 a barrel by 0651 GMT. The contract settled down $1.24, or 2.5%, on Friday after a consultancy forecast a rise in Opec production for July despite the pledge to rein in output.

JP Morgan Chase & Co Reiterates "Underweight" Rating for BHP Billiton plc (BLT)

BHP Billiton Limited was downgraded to " by analysts at Citigroup. BHP has been the subject of a number of other research reports. US Bancorp DE raised its position in shares of BHP Billiton Limited by 13.5% in the second quarter. If you are reading this article on another publication, it was stolen and reposted in violation of United States & worldwide copyright laws. The legal version of this article can be read at ...

National CineMedia, Inc. (NASDAQ:NCMI) Reviewed By Analysts

The ratio is more positive, as 73 active investment managers opened new and increased stock positions, while 51 decreased and sold equity positions in National Cinemedia Inc. About 2.40 million shares traded. National CineMedia, Inc. (NASDAQ:NCMI) has declined 44.10% since July 20, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 60.80% the S&P500.

Tallgrass Energy Partners, (TEP) Earns Daily Media Sentiment Rating of 0.27

On average, equities analysts anticipate that Tallgrass Energy GP, LP will post $0.92 earnings per share for the current year. Moreover, Oxbow Advisors Llc has 3.5% invested in the company for 590,475 shares. The firm earned "Outperform" rating on Thursday, February 18 by RBC Capital Markets. Macquarie started coverage on Tallgrass Energy Partners, in a research report on Friday, April 21st.

Jefferies Group LLC Reiterates "Buy" Rating for Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (VRTX)

Focused Wealth Management has invested 0% in Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ: VRTX ). However, Vertex has faced many challenges with respect to commercialization of Orkambi in ex-U.S. On average, equities research analysts forecast that Vertex Pharmaceuticals will post $1.68 earnings per share for the current year. If you are viewing this piece on another domain, it was illegally copied and reposted in violation of United States & global copyright law.

Sensex, Nifty open on a high on Monday, Wipro, Lupin early gainers

Index heavyweights Reliance Industries Ltd and ITC Ltd were leading in the morning, contributing to half the gains and taking Nifty to just 35 points shy of a new level in its journey. Among the BSE stocks, Wipro rose by 1.66 per cent to Rs 291.15. However, shares of Lupin were up by two percent, followed by a surge in the shares of Wipro, Reliance Industries and Adani Ports.

Softbank, Didi Chuxing Take on Uber with $2 Billion Investment in Grab

That will take its valuation north of $6 billion, making it the most valuable startup in Southeast Asia, a person familiar with the matter said. Grab anticipates raising an additional $500 million, which would bring the total to about $2.5 billion.

IMF Keeps Global Growth Outlook Unchanged

The IMF estimated global growth at 3.4 percent in 2015 and 3.2 percent previous year. The global financial institution cited the "uncertainty" over President Donald Trump's administration policies as the main reason for the downgrade, reports CNN.

Tomic reveals what he really thinks of his tennis career

When shown footage of himself speaking to the cameras as a young tennis prodigy, Tomic's lip trembled. "Can I cry now?" "I don't regret what I said", he said. "Throughout my career I've given 100 per cent". "I've given also 30 percent". "No no no. I'm just going to do it as a job". As unbelievable as he thinks it may be, his tennis achievements don't give Tomic satisfaction anymore.

Voters return to major parties: Newspoll

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has had a personal boost this Newspoll, regaining his double-digit lead over Labor's Bill Shorten. Mr Shorten said the country needed long-term policymaking but the current system, which meant the average length of term was just 21/2 years, got in the way.

Green Plains, Inc. (GPRE) Hits New 52-Week High

The stock rose 0.05% or $0.01 reaching $27.62. Sit Investment Associates Inc downsized its holdings by shedding 525 shares a decrease of 1.2% from 03/31/2017 to 06/30/2017. The transportation company reported $0.46 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.49 by $0.03. Fund (PTTRX) was reduced too.

Election: Lagos needs credible leadership at LG level, says Ambode

Our government in collaboration with the electoral body and the security agencies have put in place all that are needed to guarantee a successful and peaceful polls across the state. "The reason for this is what I can not say". "I am also happy that we are conducting the local government election during my time after nearly six years that the election was last held in the state".

Lloyds Banking Group PLC (LON:LLOY) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Barclays PLC

Macquarie Research maintained the stock with "Outperform" rating in Thursday, November 17 report. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. As per Tuesday, March 28, the company rating was maintained by Credit Suisse. They expect $0.71 earnings per share, up 9.23% or $0.06 from last year's $0.65 per share. MAS's profit will be $190.83 million for 16.26 P/E if the $0.60 EPS becomes a reality.

FTI Consulting, Inc. (FCN) Shares Bought by Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc

The Company provides advice and services, such as restructuring (including bankruptcy), capital formation and indebtedness, interim business management, performance improvements, forensic accounting and litigation matters, worldwide arbitrations, mergers and acquisitions (M&A), antitrust and competition matters, securities litigation, electronic discovery (or e-discovery), management and retrieval of electronically stored information (ESI), reputation management and strategic communications.

Stable Stock: Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB)

Ltd bought a new stake in shares of Facebook during the fourth quarter worth $5,971,000. A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in FB. The firm had revenue of $8.03 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $7.83 billion. Facebook had a return on equity of 20.27% and a net margin of 36.45%.

National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NOV) Upgraded by ValuEngine to Hold

It is now trading 8.48% off that level. During the latest trading session National Oilwell Varco, Inc. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. NOV's SI was 26.33M shares in July as released by FINRA. (NYSE:NOV) shares have moved -1.01% on the week. National Oilwell Varco has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average price target of $39.35. The company was maintained on Thursday, February 4 by Howard Weil.

The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TRV) Stake Held by Loews Corp

Trust Co. of Toledo NA OH's holdings in The Travelers Companies were worth $445,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Wellington Management Group LLP boosted its position in The Travelers Companies by 19.8% in the first quarter. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, June 7th. Relative volume is ratio between current volume and 3-month average value, intraday adjusted.

Brookfield Infrastructure Partners LP (BIP) Analysts See $0.80 EPS

It owns and manages 207 hydroelectric generating stations, 37 wind facilities, 3 biomass facilities, and 2 natural gas-fired plants with 7,284 megawatts of generating capacity in the United States, Canada, Brazil, and Europe. The legal version of this piece can be accessed at https://www.thestockobserver.com/2017/07/20/brookfield-renewable-partners-l-p-bep-position-boosted-by-karpas-strategies-llc.html.

Steady Stock Movement: Seaworld Entertainment Inc Co (SEAS)

Jennison Associates LLC increased its position in shares of SeaWorld Entertainment by 15.7% in the first quarter. Quadrature Capital Ltd now owns 68,574 shares of the company's stock worth $1,299,000 after buying an additional 47,876 shares in the last quarter.

Himax Technologies (NASDAQ:HIMX) Receiving Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Report Shows

During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.08 EPS. In the last reported quarter, Himax Technologies reported its Actual EPS ( earnings per share ) of $0.01/share where most of the analysts working on this stock were estimating the EPS to be $0.03/share.

Gold, silver futures settle higher as U.S. dollar sinks

A weaker dollar makes US dollar-denominated gold more attractive for buyers using other currencies. Experts have also said, though, expected interest rate rises by the U.S. Gold is often perceived as an insurance against economic and financial concerns. "The grey metal is encountering some resistance toward $16.40, once again testing the figure during Asian trade on Friday, however unable to break through", said MKS PAMP trader Laughlin.

Ltd. Has $123000 Stake in Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation (NYSE:BAH)

It has outperformed by 7.69% the S&P500. Principal Financial Group Inc increased its stake in Sabra Health Care Reit Inc (SBRA) by 8.17% based on its latest 2016Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Dimensional Fund Advsrs LP holds 761,083 shares. D E Shaw & Inc reported 0.03% stake. Tower Research Capital LLC (trc) bolstered its investment by buying 206 shares an increase of 89.2% from 12/31/2016 to 03/31/2017.

Cheniere Energy, Inc. (NYSE:LNG) Receives Consensus Rating of "Buy" from Brokerages

CQP's profit will be $182.33M for 14.29 P/E if the $0.54 EPS becomes a reality. Shares of Cheniere Energy (NYSE:LNG) traded down 0.88% during trading on Friday, hitting $45.15. The rating was initiated by Chardan Capital Markets on Thursday, September 3 with "Buy". Therefore 10% are positive. Cheniere Energy Inc had 13 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel.