Finance

Vodafone clinches 18.4bn euro deal for Liberty Global assets

Vodafone clinches 18.4bn euro deal for Liberty Global assets Vodafone said the "transformative" purchase, which adds to existing operations in Germany and Spain, would make it the leading "next generation network" in Europe with 54 million cable and fibre homes on its network. "Now more than ever, Europe needs strong competition from scaled national challengers willing and able to invest in next-generation wireless, video and broadband services", he said. [Full Article...]

Flipkart v/s the Walmart deal

Flipkart v/s the Walmart deal Flipkart's existing investors such as venture capital firm Accel Partners, SoftBank , New York-based investment firm Tiger Global and South African tech conglomerate Naspers are likely to sell all or part of their stake as part of the deal. [Full Article...]

Cognizant Q1 profit declines 6.6% to United States dollars 520 mn

Investment Advisors Lp owns 873,069 shares or 0.93% of their U.S. portfolio. In the October-December period too, Cognizant made a large one-time provision under repatriation tax, on account of the United States government making a change in the tax policy, leading the company to report its first quarterly loss in its 24-year history. [Full Article...]

Nordstrom Rack in Brentwood Apologizes to Black Teens Falsely Accused of Shoplifting

Nordstrom Rack in Brentwood Apologizes to Black Teens Falsely Accused of Shoplifting Officials at Nordstrom Rack have apologized to three black shoppers who say they were falsely accused of stealing from a suburban St. Louis store. "When she called us a 'punk, ' and she didn't have anything to do with the situation, everyone in the store is against us looking at us insane, (and) we didn't do anything", Lee said. [Full Article...]

Cory Gardner defends Trump's decision to ditch Iran nuclear deal

Cory Gardner defends Trump's decision to ditch Iran nuclear deal Reacting to Trump's announcement on Tuesday evening, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said that Iran would remain in the agreement for now and seek to salvage a way to move forward with the remaining parties, all of whom continue to support the agreement. [Full Article...]

France Family Explores NASCAR Sale, Sources Tell Reuters

France Family Explores NASCAR Sale, Sources Tell Reuters NASCAR was founded by Bill France Sr.in Daytona Beach, Florida in 1948. As NASCAR is a privately held company, it is not known how much of it may be owned by Brian, his sister Lesa France Kennedy, her son Ben Kennedy (a racer turned official) and France Jr.'s surviving brother, Jim France, or for that matter any of the children of Brian (still minors) and Jim. [Full Article...]

Summary of Unilever PLC (LON:ULVR) Ratings

Robotti Robert invested in 0.39% or 115,300 shares. United Service Automobile Association accumulated 150,275 shares or 0.03% of the stock. Hl Financial Ltd has 36,663 shares. Deutsche Bank maintained Admiral Group plc (LON:ADM) on Tuesday, February 13 with "Hold" rating. In other news, insider Tracy Jayne Clarke purchased 55 shares of the company's stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, March 27... [Full Article...]

Take the time to vote today

Take the time to vote today In Pulaski County, 996 voters voted on the first day of early voting. What's new for this year's primary? Starting with this primary election Lauderdale County will be using paper ballots instead of touchscreen voting machines. Races for seats on county boards of commissioners dominate the ballot, including five Democratic primaries in Wake County alone. To ensure smooth polling, the police ... [Full Article...]

Oil prices fall as market awaits Trump decision on Iran

Oil prices fall as market awaits Trump decision on Iran The S&P 500 gained 9.21 points, or 0.35 percent, to 2,672.63 and the Nasdaq Composite added 55.60 points, or 0.77 percent, to 7,265.21. The index was last up 0.23 percent at 92.782. The yield on the benchmark 10-year German bund fell to 0.53 percent, while yields on US benchmark 10-year Treasury notes rose slightly to 2.9516 percent. [Full Article...]

MIT paves way for self-driving cars on unmapped roads

MIT paves way for self-driving cars on unmapped roads MapLite makes use of simple Global Positioning System data which can be found on Google Maps along with the series of sensors which can observe the road conditions and this allows them to Drive autonomously on unpaved country side roads and also detect roads and it feeds in advance. [Full Article...]

Schools in the United Kingdom ditching analog clocks because kids can't tell time

Schools in the United Kingdom ditching analog clocks because kids can't tell time Schools in Great Britain, which is home to Big Ben, are removing analog clocks from classrooms because the students can't read what time the clocks say, according to a report in The Telegraph. "You won't have anything to do.' That was 35 years ago", Rodgers said. Watch the full clip below and then close your eyes and try to remember when that punk march of time did not eradicate time telli... [Full Article...]

U.S. job openings reach record high of 6.6 million

U.S. job openings reach record high of 6.6 million There was 1.0 unemployed worker per job opening in March. The fact will likely be noted by Federal Reserve policy makers; the previous chair, Janet Yellen, often cited data from the Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey, or JOLTS. Typically, as unemployment falls, employers advertise fewer job openings because it tends to cost them more to recruit and pay new employees. Job growth slowed in Mar... [Full Article...]

Oil prices reach highest level since 2014

Oil prices reach highest level since 2014 Iran is an OPEC member and major crude oil exporter. In other futures trading Friday, July contracts rose by $1.32 to $69.58, August was up $1.36 to $69.12 and September jumped $1.40 to $68.82. But, he added, "That doesn't mean I wouldn't negotiate a new agreement". "The price move today is probably based off Iran and the tight oil supply market that we already have", said Rob Thummel, portfo... [Full Article...]

Piper Jaffray Reaffirms Buy Rating for Royal Dutch Shell (NYSE:RDS.A)

Piper Jaffray Reaffirms Buy Rating for Royal Dutch Shell (NYSE:RDS.A) Among 11 analysts covering Royal Dutch Shell (LON:RDSB), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 82% are positive. Royal Dutch Shell has a fifty-two week low of $51.91 and a fifty-two week high of $72.43. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and fifteen have issued a buy rating to the company. [Full Article...]

U.S. issues a 'second public plea' on recalled vehicles with defective airbags

U.S. issues a 'second public plea' on recalled vehicles with defective airbags The only two markets with more unrepaired trucks than West Palm-Boca are Wilmington, Delaware; (80) and Knoxville, Tennessee (72). The recalled automobiles have defective Takata airbags. In March, a Senate Commerce subcommittee convened a hearing into the slow pace of the recall. The agency recommended visiting its website, NHTSA.gov, to find out if a vehicle or truck is under recall. [Full Article...]

Albuquerque native Borrego to coach the Charlotte Hornets

Albuquerque native Borrego to coach the Charlotte Hornets Borrego was briefly interim head coach of the Magic when he replaced Jacques Vaughn. Borrego, who began as an assistant video coordinator with the Spurs in 2003, has also spent time on the sidelines with New Orleans and Orlando. Among the other National Basketball Association assistant coaches to interview for the position were Celtics assistant Jay Larranaga, Raptors assistant Nick Nurse, Spu... [Full Article...]

Black Airbnb guests targeted after neighbours 'burglar' call

Black Airbnb guests targeted after neighbours 'burglar' call The group, which included Donisha Prendergast - filmmaker and granddaughter of reggae icon Bob Marley , were leaving an Airbnb rental in the San Bernardino County city when the vehicle they occupied was surrounded by seven police vehicles. [Full Article...]

Stifel Nicolaus Decides to Downgrade Gramercy Prop Trust (NYSE:GPT) Stock

Stifel Nicolaus Decides to Downgrade Gramercy Prop Trust (NYSE:GPT) Stock JMP Securities Downgrade on Gramercy Property Trust in a report from Monday , January 9th, 2017, while giving the stock to a Mkt Perform rating from a Mkt Outperform rating. Analyst opinion is vital in valuing stocks. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have assigned a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company's stock. [Full Article...]

Maruti to 'inspect' 52686 units of new Swift, Baleno

Maruti to 'inspect' 52686 units of new Swift, Baleno A total of 44,982 units of new Swift , which was launched in February this year, and 7,704 units of Baleno are covered under the service campaign. From May 14, 2018, the dealers will contact the owners of the vehicles included in this service campaign. [Full Article...]

Judge orders Jay-Z to face questions in financial probe

Judge orders Jay-Z to face questions in financial probe Now, Jay-Z appears to be cooperating somewhat. Jay-Z must explain why he's dodging a subpoena rather than answering questions related to a financial investigation of a consumer brand company that bought his Rocawear clothing line, a judge says. [Full Article...]


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