Boeing signs defence, commercial deals with Saudi Arabia

May 23, 2017

Specifically the deal will involve Boeing selling to Saudi Arabia P-8 surveillance aircraft, guided weapons systems and Chinook choppers. United States arms sales to Saudi Arabia may reach $350 billion over the next 10 years, Deputy White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said Saturday .


This Harvard Student Submitted a Rap Album as His Thesis

May 23, 2017

Shaw, an English major who graduates from Harvard next week, is the university's first student to submit his final thesis in the form of a rap album. An "A" of course and the next student to attempt the rap thesis feat will have some shoes to fill. This achievement is a step forward for hip-hop heads who want to see rap lyrics appreciated as a real and socially relevant art form, and it's also a pleasure for fans of A Tribe Called Quest, because musically, Liminal Minds is very much ...


With hopes for peace uncertain, Trump to visit Israel

May 23, 2017

Trump, speaking yesterday to the Arab Islamic American Summit, the centerpiece address of his two-day visit to the Saudi capital Riyadh , said America was "not here to lecture, we are not here to tell other people how to live, what to do, who to be, or how to worship".


Resident Evil movie series reboot is already in the works

May 22, 2017

The reboot will follow Resident Evil: The Final Chapter, which was (obviously) meant to be the last flick in the film series. It was released in January and grossed $312 million globally. It looks like Resident Evil is following in the footsteps of franchises which used the subtitle " The Final Chapter " and still returned for another outing.


Railways swanky new Tejas Express damaged even before completing its first journey

May 22, 2017

While the inaugural train will be flagged off from CSTM on Monday at 3.25pm and will reach Karmali at 12.35 am on Tuesday, the regular schedule of the train from May 24 will be different. The Executive Class fare in Tejas has been fixed at Rs 2,540 without food and Rs 2,940 with food. The unidentified miscreants damaged the train en route Mumbai after it left the Rail Coach Factory in Kapurthala on Thursday.


UN Security Council to hold emergency meeting on North Korea

May 22, 2017

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ordered the launch from an observation post and approved its deployment after analyzing the results with officials and finding them flawless, the state news agency said. USA and South Korean officials say North Korea has fired a medium-range missile, the latest ballistics test by a country speeding up its development of nuclear weapons and missiles.


Microsoft's President Reflects On Cyberattack, Helping Pirates And The NSA

May 21, 2017

After infecting over two lakh computers in several countries, the global virus attack continued for the third day on Monday, with more reports of hacking pouring in from India, China and Japan as offices re-opened after a tumultuous weekend.


U.S. stock indexes bounce back from slump a day earlier

May 21, 2017

BIG BEAT: Wal-Mart Stores rose 3.1 percent after the world's largest retailer's latest quarterly results beat Wall Street's forecasts. Consolidated net income fell to $3.04 billion from $3.08 billion due to an increase a higher tax rate. The company reported seven of its 11 global markets reported same-store sales increases during the quarter. The company said it continued making investments to improve stores, lower prices and boost online shopping capabilities.


DOE Secretary Betsy DeVos to speak in Indy next week

May 21, 2017

In short, the new education budget would decimate public education, while providing big dollars for private religious schools. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is set to reveal the Trump administration's plans for schools choice program Monday, according to a new report .


Venezuela opposition leader says blocked from United States trip

May 21, 2017

One of Maduro's main opponents, local governor Henrique Capriles, said on Thursday his passport was annulled when he was at the airport outside Caracas about to embark on a trip to denounce human rights violations at the United Nations in NY.


Macron's first non-Europe trip focuses on fighting extremism

May 21, 2017

Macron also said that he had spoken with Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika about regional security on Thursday by telephone. The French leader says he will discuss defense and security issues with Trump during a working lunch at a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels on Thursday.


Australian conservative government to raise taxes on five biggest banks

May 21, 2017

The government is also planning to impose a 50% on foreign ownership in new property developments, which the government sees as a way of "increasing the housing stock for Australian purchasers". Welfare recipients that fail the test will be placed on the Government's cashless welfare card, which quarantines 80 per cent of welfare payments to a debit card to prevent recipients from spending money on drugs and alcohol.


WikiLeaks' Assange claims victory after Sweden drops rape investigation

May 21, 2017

But British police said that Assange still faced arrest on charges of jumping bail if he walked out of diplomatic protection, which Assange claims is needed to keep him from being extradited to the United States on charges of disclosing confidential military and diplomatic documents.


OPEC sees more oil supply outside the group, countering its cuts

May 20, 2017

Aramco had previously been maintaining supplies to its important Asian customers. Brent crude futures, the worldwide benchmark for oil prices, were at $49.60 per barrel at 0045 GMT on Tuesday, up 26 cents, or 0.5 percent, from their last close.


Surprise tax increases in 2017 Australian budget

May 20, 2017

An increase in the Medicare levy for all Australians, a new tax on the country's five biggest banks, and new measures to crack down on multi-national tax evasion were the centrepiece of Tuesday night's federal budget. Pushing up personal income tax by lifting the Medicare levy to 2.5 per cent of personal income is at odds with Mr Morrison's previous message that there is a spending problem not a revenue problem.


Crucial 14th GST council meeting in Srinagar from Thursday

May 20, 2017

The 14th meeting of the GST (Goods and Services Tax) Council to be chaired by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley begins here on Thursday, an official statement said. The govenrment will get the benefit of higher revenue efficiency through better compliances. "We hope that the country's GDP will increase by 2 per cent following GST implementation".


US Treasury chief: trade partners like Trump policies

May 20, 2017

The group, consisting of the United States, Canada, France, Germany, Japan, Italy, and U.K, also called for a renewed common effort against cybercrime. "Frankly no, we discussed it but we don't know anything", Bank of Italy chief Ignazio Visco said. Since taking office, his administration has issued a report that names two G-7 countries, Germany and Japan, for special monitoring due to their large trade surpluses with the USA and has sparked a trade battle with Canada, another G-7 country, by ...


Department of Homeland Security considers expanding laptop ban to more flights

May 20, 2017

The industry anxiety follows a report from Reuters that the Trump administration was considering expanding a ban on laptops - now in effect on usa -bound flights from some airports in the Middle East and Africa - to some flights from Europe.


Experts question North Korea role in WannaCry cyberattack

May 20, 2017

But while appearing to take a triumphant tone, the newspaper stopped short of claiming North Korean responsibility. How the WannaCry malware works. But, now they come to know that some of the codes this WannaCry Software used were similar to the codes used by a company named Lazarus Group, which is of North Korea.


$15.61 Billion in Sales Expected for Target Co. (TGT) This Quarter

May 20, 2017

Usually the RSI is considered overbought when above 70 and oversold when less than 30. 3/5/2017-BMO Capital Markets Reiterated Rating of Market Weight. A moving average (MA) is a trend-following or lagging indicator because it is based on past prices. The company announced a turn-around strategy and investors took notice.


Ad agencies awaiting clarity — GM withdrawal

May 19, 2017

The sales, service and warranties for all the GM products in India will be honored as per the schedule. General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) is nixing most of its operations in India , after failing to drive meaningful growth in the world's second largest country.


Imperial Brands PLC (IMT) Earns Buy Rating from Berenberg Bank

May 19, 2017

Among 6 analysts covering Polar Capital Holdings PLC ( LON:POLR ), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. The original version of this news story can be viewed at https://www.thecerbatgem.com/2017/05/18/british-land-company-plc-blnd-announces-gbx-7-30-dividend.html.


Brazil's President denies hush money claim after recordings implicate him in bribery

May 19, 2017

He came to power as interim president after embattled former President Dilma Rousseff was suspended and impeached on charges of financial mismanagement. Batista told Temer that he was paying money to make sure that Cunha - thought to have encyclopedic knowledge of Brazil's notoriously dirty political world - would keep quiet while serving his sentence for taking bribes.


Japan economy expands at 2.2 percent annual pace in Jan-Mar

May 19, 2017

Japan's economy grew by 0.5 percent quarter on quarter in the first three months of the year, fresh statistical data showed Thursday, marking the fifth straight quarterly rise. Robust exports boosted gross domestic product, up from a 0.3 per cent increase in the last quarter of 2016, the Cabinet Office said. "But the economy passed the grade both in terms of the pace of growth and the quality of the expansion".


Tesla's Solar Roof Is Finally Ready For You to Buy

May 18, 2017

Installations in the USA will be carried out by Tesla's SolarCity arm however there is no indication as to how United Kingdom installs will be conducted, or whether installers will be able to purchase the roof tiles from Tesla directly. And Tesla will also throw in a warranty "for the lifetime of your house, or infinity, whichever comes first". However, the cost will be offset by the value of energy the tiles produce, Tesla claims.


Paytm Payments Bank to commence operations from May 23

May 18, 2017

Such a communication will have to be made before May 23. The final licence to its founder and CEO Vijay Shekhar Sharma was issued by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) in August 2015 along with 11 entities, three of which - Tech Mahindra, Cholamandalam Finance and Dilip Shanghvi-IDFC Bank-Telenor JV - subsequently dropped out.


Ransomware attack should be wake-up call for govts

May 18, 2017

Friday's attack exploited vulnerabilities in some versions of Microsoft Windows. The ransomware utilises vulnerabilities in out-of-date, unpatched versions of Microsoft Windows to infect devices. The WannaCry ransomware has its roots in an April posting by a group called the Shadow Brokers , which released information about a weakness in Windows that the NSA allegedly discovered.


Is there a Bearish outlook for Hunting plc (LON:HTG) this week?

May 18, 2017

Panmure Gordon maintained St. James's Place plc (LON:STJ) rating on Friday, January 15. It has a 2.32 P/E ratio. Its down 0.95% from 398,600 shares previously. Sinclair Pharma plc, formerly Sinclair IS Pharma plc, is a United Kingdom-based specialty pharmaceutical company. Telsey Advisory Group maintained the stock with "Outperform" rating in Friday, July 24 report.


Cisco Systems to further lay off 1100 employees

May 18, 2017

In the quarterly report, Cisco reported revenue of $11.9 billion in the three-month period, a decline of 1 per cent over the same period of last year, as product revenue went flat and service revenue down 2 per cent; and projected a 4-6 per cent year-over-year drop in the fourth quarter.


Oil producers have consensus to extend cuts, 2 OPEC members say

May 17, 2017

Exchange-traded funds linked to oil prices, continued to climb today as crude prices remained on track to end the week in the green amid data showing that the USA crude glut is shrinking and OPEC's production cuts are making a dent in global supplies.


Adidas to sell TaylorMade, Adams Golf and Ashworth to KPS Capital

May 17, 2017

The deal is expected to be completed later in 2017, subject to customary closing conditions. Adidas, whose holdings include Reebok, will, according to Rorsted, focus on its "core competencies in footwear and apparel". "TaylorMade is is a leading global golf brand with an exceptionally strong market position", Kasper Rorsted, the group's chief executive officer, said.


Buffett says AHCA is tax cut for the rich

May 17, 2017

To no one's surprise, Buffett did not mention who would take over for him as Berkshire's chief executive. Asked whether Berkshire's decentralized structure could lead to a similar scandal, Buffett said "as we sit here, somebody is doing something wrong at Berkshire", whose units employ 367,000 people.


Top EU Court's Singapore Trade Deal Ruling Gives Brexit Hint

May 17, 2017

The European Commission had asked the court to decide on its authority to negotiate trade deals with Singapore after a disagreement with member states on how far national parliaments needed to be involved. That revives memories of last year's diplomatic battle over a landmark European Union trade deal with Canada, which nearly collapsed because of objections from the Belgian regional parliament of Wallonia .


Andy Murray's shocking form continues as he crashes out of Italian Open

May 17, 2017

Andy Murray has failed to defend his Italian Open crown after being knocked out by Fabio Fognini in the second round. Defending champion Murray lost in straight sets, 6-2, 6-4, to Fognini, who is ranked No29 in the global standings. The partisan home crowd were delighted when world No. 29 Fognini broke Murray in the opening game and went on to take a 3-0 lead, before closing out the set 6-2 with a love service.


Google makes changes to AdSense to increase transparency for publishers

May 16, 2017

This is meant to provide publishers with more transparency about why policy actions were taken and the violations that were found, including page-level action data, so they can quickly resolve these issues across all their sites and pages using step-by-step instructions, Spencer explained.



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