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Author: 0 CARNEY: The Brexit-triggered consumer slowdown has begun

In October previous year, the Bank of England warned that life would turn hard for Britain's most vulnerable, as inflation was expected to rise due to a slump in the pound following the vote to exit the EU. Jake Trask, FX research director at OFX, added: "With the pound/dollar rate tantalisingly close to $1.30, [sterling] plummeted to $1.2850 at the conclusion of [BoE Governor Mark Carney's] press conference".

Money European car sales drop in April but remain up for the year
Author: 0 European car sales drop in April but remain up for the year

The April drop was the first decline since October and steepest since a 10 percent plunge in March 2013, the year Europe's auto market slid to a two-decade low. Most of the major markets saw demand fall in April, with the United Kingdom posting a double-digit drop (-19.8%), followed by Germany (-8.0%), France (-6.0%) and Italy (-4.6%).

Money Microsoft faulted over ransomware while shifting blame to NSA
Author: 0 Microsoft faulted over ransomware while shifting blame to NSA

Law enforcement agencies across the world are collaborating on an effort to identify those behind WannaCry, but are unwilling to speculate on the identities of any perpetrators at this time. "We can have a long debate over whether intelligence agencies should play nice in cyberspace", said Lewis, with the Center for Strategic and International Studies.

Money Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) relaxing from a long rally
Author: 0 Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) relaxing from a long rally

A number of equities analysts recently weighed in on the company. In recent trading day Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Nelson Roberts Investment Advisors LLC now owns 1,643 shares of the retailer's stock worth $118,000 after buying an additional 351 shares during the last quarter.

Money Revisit the buy and-hold case for Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (FCX)
Author: 0 Revisit the buy and-hold case for Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (FCX)

Jefferies Group LLC reiterated a "buy" rating and issued a $19.00 price target on shares of Freeport-McMoRan in a research report on Thursday, January 26th. The stock was trading on above-average volume. Tracking the stock price in relation to moving averages as well as highs and lows for the year might assist with evaluating future stock performance.

Money EPS for American Eagle Outfitters (AEO) Expected At $0.17
Author: 0 EPS for American Eagle Outfitters (AEO) Expected At $0.17

The stock's market capitalization is 2.40B, it has a 52-week low of 13.02 and a 52-week high of 19.55. Heading into the stock price potential, American Eagle Outfitters , Inc. (NYSE:GS) rose 1.03% to close at $225.12 in the last trading session. The stock closing price is now trading downward to its 50 day moving average with change of -2.99%, tumbled to its 20 day moving average with figure of -2.58% and behind its 200 day moving average with value -15.48%.

Author: 0 John Terry hints at retirement

Chelsea can still end the season with a domestic double, with the Blues set to take on Arsenal in the FA Cup final at the end of the month. "I know I said I wanted to play regular football, but I have not ruled out Sunday being my last game and retiring", Terry told British media after the game.

Author: 0 Amtrak Engineer Charged By Penn AG Over Fatal 2015 Crash

The Amtrak engineer behind the Philadelphia train derailment in 2015 that killed eight people was charged with multiple counts of involuntary manslaughter, prosecutors announced Friday. Though the National Transportation Safety Board had previously ruled that the derailment was caused by Bostian, of NY, when he lost "situational awareness" due to being distracted by the radio, the DA's office found on Tuesday that there was not enough "evidence sufficient to prove beyond a reasonable doubt ...

Money Starbucks software glitch takes some stores offline
Author: 0 Starbucks software glitch takes some stores offline

The issue, first reported by Twitter users, is affecting chains across the USA and parts of Canada. Starbucks spokesman Reggie Borges said the chain was not compromised by a cyberattack. "Cash only for today (hopefully)", said a handwritten sign outside a Starbucks at Yonge Street and Erskine Avenue in Toronto. Other had more luck, as some Starbucks stores stayed opened and were just giving away free drinks.

Author: 0 Interest rates may need to rise before late 2019

With only a month until a national election, the bank said the short-term squeeze on households from inflation since June's Brexit vote would be more severe than it predicted in February, with price growth peaking at over 2.8 per cent late this year.

Author: 0 Oil rises 2% on talk of longer supply cut

Crude futures settled higher on Friday, recovering from a five-month slump, after Saudi Arabia said its supports the idea of extending the supply-cut agreement beyond June while the number of active U.S. However, crude oil prices are near a five-month low. However, another rise in USA drilling activity weighed on markets. Surging U.S. production has raised concern that the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries and its partners are failing to reduce an oversupply.

Money Penguins confirm trio of day-to-day injuries
Author: 0 Penguins confirm trio of day-to-day injuries

But the circumstances for the next man to step up have become, well, ridiculous. Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 23 shots for his second shutout of the playoffs and the Pittsburgh Penguins evened their Eastern Conference final against Ottawa with a 1-0 victory in Game 2 on Monday night.

Author: 0 Kessel, Fleury lift Penguins over Senators, 1-0; series tied 1-1

The Pittsburgh Penguins' plan for Monday's Game 2 against the Ottawa Senators follows the logic of the memorable Wayne Gretzky quote: "You miss 100 percent of the shots you don't take". So it's whoever's going to execute their game the best and most consistently. It was also more physical, with Phaneuf crushing Pittsburgh forward Bryan Rust as Rust came across the Ottawa blueline early in the opening period.

Author: 0 4 gunmen killed in Syria violence, say activists

The Britain-based war monitoring group said there were no initial reports of casualties. The US State Department said that it supports "any effort" that can genuinely move toward peace but voiced scepticism about the new agreement's ability to create safe zones.

Money Trump defends sharing information with Russians
Author: 0 Trump defends sharing information with Russians

Trump added a line in his tweet suggesting why he did it: "Humanitarian reasons, plus I want Russian Federation to greatly step up their fight against ISIS & terrorism", using a different acronym for the Daesh terrorist group. "Even if President Trump unwittingly blew a highly classified code-word source to the Russians, that would be risky enough". National security adviser H.R.

Money Former SolarCity CEO Lyndon Rive will leave Tesla
Author: 0 Former SolarCity CEO Lyndon Rive will leave Tesla

Peter Rive, who was SolarCity's chief technology officer, will remain to focus on the company's solar roofs . "My skill set and what I love doing is starting and running companies", Rive said. His most recent role was vice president of the company's energy division. The report also showed that there are five third-party asset owners that manage GW-scale solar portfolios, led by pure-play service provider Qintas Energy, which has grown its portfolio tenfold in 2016.

Author: 0 Russia, Saudi agree to extend oil output cuts until March 2018

Brent crude oil was up 20 cents at $52.02 a barrel by 1010 GMT. This is while global oil supply fell by 140,000 barrels per day in April as non-OPEC, and especially Canada, pumped less, according to the IEA estimates. Russian Federation pledged to cut production by 300,000 barrels daily. Oil prices extended gains on Tuesday after top producers Saudi Arabia, Russia and Kuwait supported prolonging supply cuts until the end of March 2018 in a bid to drain a global glut.

Money Erdogan visits Trump amid much friction between US, Turkey
Author: 0 Erdogan visits Trump amid much friction between US, Turkey

Partnered forces in Syria have liberated the Syrian city of Tabqa, a key development in the eventual defeat of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria in Raqqa, Syria, the Pentagon's director of press operations said today. Turkey considers the force, known as the YPG, to be a terrorist ally of the Kurdistan Workers' Party, or PKK, a separatist Turkish organization that both Ankara and Washington have labeled terrorist.

Author: 0 Have right to share facts with Russian Federation in fight against ISIS, terrorism

Rep. Adam Schiff of California called the story "deeply disturbing" and said if it's true, the disclosure could jeopardize sources of very sensitive intelligence and relationships with key allies. National Security advisor HR McMaster had denied the president had revealed "intelligence sources or methods" but acknowledged that Trump and Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov had "reviewed a range of common threats to our two countries, including threats to civil aviation".

Money Exxon Mobil (XOM) Earns News Sentiment Rating of 0.02
Author: 0 Exxon Mobil (XOM) Earns News Sentiment Rating of 0.02

Other equities research analysts have also recently issued reports about the company. Finally, Lincoln Capital Corp purchased a new position in Exxon Mobil during the fourth quarter valued at about $336,000. The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, June 9th. A dividend is a distribution of a portion of a company's earnings decided by its BOD (board of directors) specifically for its shareholders.

Author: 0 Germany's Schulz sees 'rocky road' to election after key state defeat

Projections for ARD and ZDF public television, based on partial counting, showed Merkel's Christian Democratic Union (CDU) beating the Social Democrats in North Rhine-Westphalia by about 34.5% to 30.5%. State has been controlled by the Social Democrats for 46 of the past 51 years leading many to call the victory a historic one. The win for Merkel's CDU in North Rhine-Westphalia will give serious momentum to Merkel and her party in the lead-up to the German national election in September.

Money EasyJet share price heads south as airline's first-half loss widens
Author: 0 EasyJet share price heads south as airline's first-half loss widens

Budget airline easyJet has racked up large half-year losses after being stung by the collapse in the value of the Brexit-hit pound and the later timing of Easter. Chief Executive Carolyn McCall said that bookings for the summer were ahead of previous year, pricing pressures in the sector were easing and cost control had been good.

Money Fast food giant apologises as ASA investigates — McDonald's advert
Author: 0 Fast food giant apologises as ASA investigates — McDonald's advert

However, upon arriving at McDonald's, he is thoroughly warmed to learn his luncheon choice - a "Filet-o-Fish" - was also apparently his dad's favorite too. A McDonald's spokeswoman said: "We can confirm today that we have taken the decision to withdraw our "Dad" TV advert. This was by no means an intention of ours".

Author: 0 Beware: Worldwide Ransomware Attack May Be Far from Over

A United Kingdom -based security researcher who goes by the name MalwareTech put a stop to the spread of WannaCry on Friday by registering a domain name he discovered in the ransomware's code. "Like previous ransomware attacks, this appears to be an opportunity for the cybercriminals to make money off of compromised users and organizations".

Money Chelsea celebrate title with 4-3 romp against Watford
Author: 0 Chelsea celebrate title with 4-3 romp against Watford

Chelsea could add another piece of silverware this month when they face Arsenal in the FA Cup final on 27 May. "It depends if the right offer comes along then I will sit and consider it with my family, whether it's here or overseas, but I haven't made any decisions yet and I am just evaluating my options".

Author: 0 Jose Mourinho: Manchester United "fight for titles",

The Champions League final and Manchester United's Europa League final against Ajax on 24 June will also be available for free on BT Sport's website and app, however United's fixture will not have a 360-degree broadcast. Pogba missed the game at Tottenham Hotspur due to the death of his father, making his involvement at Southampton doubtful. The Real Madrid coach said in a press conference when asked whether a new goalkeeper is on his agenda for the summer: " We have three very good ...

Money Deadly jet crash renews old fears for residents near airport
Author: 0 Deadly jet crash renews old fears for residents near airport

The Learjet 35 twin-jet, which departed from Philadelphia International Airport, was approaching Runway 1 at Teterboro just before 3:30 p.m. when it went down near Kero Road about quarter-mile from the airport, the FAA said. Town spokesman Joe Orlando said pieces of melted engine could be seen in the charred wreckage, along with wheels and part of the fuselage. Learjet Model 35 is a small business jet, which is crewed by a pilot and copilot and carries up to eight passengers.

Money WannaCry ransomware loses its kill switch, so watch out
Author: 0 WannaCry ransomware loses its kill switch, so watch out

Power utilities also reported problems. "This attack has reportedly infected more than 200,000 computers, including hospitals, businesses, and government facilities across the globe". "This was not a tool developed by the NSA to hold ransom data", homeland security adviser Bossert said at Monday's White House briefing. U.S. software firm Symantec said the majority of organisations affected were in Europe, and the attack was believed to be indiscriminate.

Money Dick's is feeling the retail burn, shares tumble
Author: 0 Dick's is feeling the retail burn, shares tumble

The Stock now has a Weekly Volatility of 2.52% and Monthly Volatility of 1.99%. Zacks Rank: Currently, Dick's Sporting carries a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold) which is subject to change following the earnings announcement. Analysts give DKS a mean recommendation of 2.10. Finally, Goldman Sachs maintained their Buy/Neutral stance on May 12, with a target price of $59.

Money Australian Airline Jetstar to Charge for Babies
Author: 0 Australian Airline Jetstar to Charge for Babies

Families with children under two who do not need a seat will now have to pay $30 each way on domestic flights in Australia, and $50 for worldwide flights. No other airline provides four over-sized infant items for domestic or worldwide flights from Australia'. Charging each customer for what they actually needed helped Jetstar offer the lowest possible fares.

Money Factors to Note Before Buying Kohl's Corp. (KSS)
Author: 0 Factors to Note Before Buying Kohl's Corp. (KSS)

The company is expected to report earnings of $0.29 a share for the next quarter. The stock presently has an average rating of Hold and a consensus target price of $43.84. This company shares are 12.39% off its target price of $41.55 and the current market capitalization stands at $6.49B. JPMorgan Chase & Co. increased its stake in shares of Kohl's Co.by 10.8% in the first quarter.

Author: 0 Just the Facts on Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (FOXA)

Royal Bank of Canada reissued a buy rating on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a research report on Tuesday, April 11th. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and twenty-two have issued a buy rating to the company.

Author: 0 Could Arbor Realty Trust Incorporated (NYSE:ABR) Change Direction After More Shorts?

Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Federal Realty Investment Trust from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research note on Monday, February 20th. 2,825 are held by Delta Cap Mgmt Lc. Since November 28, 2016, it had 1 insider purchase, and 0 sales for $10,930 activity. On Wednesday, January 18 SWEENEY GERARD H sold $325,332 worth of Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE:BDN) or 20,000 shares.

Author: 0 Revenue Estimates Analysis Tribune Media Company (TRCO)

In our current pick, Tribune Media Company (TRCO ) has weekly volatility of 1.64%% while its monthly volatility value is at 2.22%%. Tribune Media Company (NYSE:TRCO) yearly performance is 29.85% and net profit margin is 0.70%. The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, June 6th. Investors of record on Monday, May 22nd will be issued a $0.25 dividend.

Money Scottish retailers ''worried' by rise in vacant shop rate
Author: 0 Scottish retailers ''worried' by rise in vacant shop rate

April also saw a marginal decline in vacancy rates across the United Kingdom, dropping from 9.3 per cent to 9.4 per cent. This week's footfall figures show a healthy rise in the number of visitors to the high street, up by 2.3% in April, compared to the same month a year ago.

Money Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI) Share Price Could Be Rising After
Author: 0 Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI) Share Price Could Be Rising After

Russell Investments Group Ltd. bought a new position in shares of Kinder Morgan during the fourth quarter valued at about $164,371,000. The stock closing price is now trading upward to its 50 day moving average with change of 9.79%, escalated to its 20 day moving average with figure of 1.44% and above its 200 day moving average with value 34.53%.

Author: 0 Trump Gave Classified Information To Russians During White House Visit

The Washington Post story did not say specific sources or methods were discussed, but does cite officials who said Trump revealed the city within ISIS territory where the USA ally had detected the threat Trump had discussed. He just said that he didn't disclose sources and methods or military operations. Trump "revealed more information to the Russian ambassador than we have shared with our own allies", the Post quoted a United States official as saying on condition of anonymity.

Author: 0 Turkish prime minister says Germany relations regressing

Turkish officials say over 240 people were killed and more than 2,100 others injured in the failed coup, which was swiftly put down as tens of thousands of people flooded the streets across Turkey to support the government. 50,000 people have been formally arrested as part of investigations targeting Gulen supporters. "For victims of FETO, justice delayed is justice denied".

Author: 0 Just the Facts on The TJX Companies, Inc. (TJX)

Shares of TJX Companies (NYSE: TJX ) traded down 0.54% during mid-day trading on Monday, hitting $76.89. Gaps are created by numerous factors. For the first quarter, the company's consolidated pretax profit margin was 10.7 percent, a 0.2 percentage point decrease compared with the prior year.

Author: 0 Pregnancy Could Cost 425% More Under GOP Health Plan

Obamacare imposes "essential health benefits" upon insurance plans that includes services crucial for women and for those struggling with mental health issues. Some of the bill's critics have claimed it would make sexual assault and domestic violence pre-existing conditions. Members of a working group appointed by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , R-Ky., met privately Tuesday and said their discussions centered on Medicaid, the health care program for poor and disabled people.

Author: 0 Cyber attack could spark lawsuits but not against Microsoft

Soon after the attack became public, Microsoft rushed a security patch for its Windows XP operating system even though it ended support for Windows XP in 2014. That may be mission critical for the agency, but it doesn't mean the NSA should use those vulnerabilities without regards for any other consequences.

Money Trump NSA says status of Western Wall a 'policy decision'
Author: 0 Trump NSA says status of Western Wall a 'policy decision'

US President Donald Trump's visit to Israel next week will not include an address at Masada, according to the itinerary laid out by his national security adviser on Tuesday. Aerosmith singer Steven Tyler, who is in Israel to play a concert, ran into the new USA ambassador to Israel, David Friedman, at the holy site on Monday.

Money Trump NSA says status of Western Wall a 'policy decision'
Author: 0 Trump NSA says status of Western Wall a 'policy decision'

US President Donald Trump's visit to Israel next week will not include an address at Masada, according to the itinerary laid out by his national security adviser on Tuesday. Aerosmith singer Steven Tyler, who is in Israel to play a concert, ran into the new USA ambassador to Israel, David Friedman, at the holy site on Monday.

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