Money BHP studying shale gas sale as hedge fund Elliott demands review
Author: 0 BHP studying shale gas sale as hedge fund Elliott demands review

Perhaps the greatest effort by Elliott Management has been wanting for BHP to spin off or unload its USA oil and gas assets and to increase its returns to shareholders. Chief executive of the Australian mining giant, Andrew Mackenzie, said the miner was in progress on its ambitious plans to achieve this as outlined last year.Mackenzie said since that time, BHP had made consistent progress and was confident that continued delivery of these plans could grow the value of the company by up to 50 ...

Author: 0 Trump asked Comey to drop Flynn investigation

The classified information had been shared with the president by an ally, violating the confidentiality of an intelligence-sharing agreement with that country, the official said . After Putin received Tillerson in Moscow last month - meeting privately with the secretary of state for two hours at the Kremlin - the United States owed reciprocity to Russia in the form of an audience with Trump for Tillerson's Russian counterpart, Lavrov.

Author: 0 White House insists Trump's disclosures 'wholly appropriate'

According to those reports, the information had been shared with the US intelligence community by an ally on the basis that it was not shared with others. "My major concern right now is that I don't know what the president said", Burr said. "I hope you can let this go", the president told James Comey, according to a memo that the former Federal Bureau of Investigation chief wrote immediately after Mr Trump allegedly made the request in February.

Money White House calls North Korea 'flagrant menace' after latest missile test
Author: 0 White House calls North Korea 'flagrant menace' after latest missile test

North Korea on Sunday launched what appeared to be its longest-range ballistic missile yet, saying it was capable of carrying a "heavy nuclear warhead" in a test aimed at bringing the USA mainland within reach. North Korea leader Kim Jong-un was said to have witnessed the test and "hugged officials in the field of rocket research, saying that they worked hard to achieve a great thing", according to North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA).

Money To Saudi Arabia, Israel, and the Vatican
Author: 0 To Saudi Arabia, Israel, and the Vatican

The three stops would be added to Trump's participation in a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation meeting in Brussels on May 25 and the G-7 summit in Sicily the following day. While his campaign slowly backed away from that pledge, one of Trump's first actions in the White House was to push a travel ban for seven - and eventually six - Muslim majority countries.

Money Diamond earrings sell for more than £44m at Sotheby's
Author: 0 Diamond earrings sell for more than £44m at Sotheby's

Apollo sold for £33 million and Artemis cost £12 million - with both earrings snapped up by the same anonymous bidder. The earrings, which are different colours, were sold as individual lots, with the flawless 14.5-carat "Apollo Blue" diamond selling for $42.1m, while the 16-carat pink "Artemis Diamonds" went under the hammer for $15.3m.

Author: 0 Pvt. Chelsea Manning released from military prison

In January 2017 Barack Obama said she should be released in one of his final acts as president, just four years into a 35 year term. She was known as Bradley Manning before transitioning in prison. Previously known as Bradley Manning, the former intelligence analyst in Iraq said she wanted to expose what she considered to be the USA military's disregard of the effects of war on civilians.

Author: 0 Man Group Plc (EMG) Receives "Neutral" Rating from Macquarie

With 4.95M avg volume, 13 days are for Pandora Media Incorporated (NYSE:P)'s short sellers to cover P's short positions. There are now 348,905,882 shares in issue with the average daily volume traded being 92,920. FinnCap maintained the shares of FDEV in report on Wednesday, February 3 with "Corporate" rating. Peel Hunt maintained it with "Buy" rating and GBX 2100 target in Thursday, December 10 report.

Money US Dollar takes a major hit on Comey allegations
Author: 0 US Dollar takes a major hit on Comey allegations

The German ZEW investor confidence rose to 20.6, slightly below expectations, but still up from 19.5 in the previous month. the current conditions indicator improved to 83.9 from 80.1 and the overall Eurozone expectations reading rose to 35.1 from 26.3.

Author: 0 Analysts Anticipate Target Co. (TGT) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $15.64 Billion

They expect $0.89 EPS, down 44.94% or $0.4 from last year's $1.29 per share. The business is scheduled to issue its next quarterly earnings report before the market opens on Wednesday, May 17th. Following the completion of the acquisition, the director now directly owns 16,431 shares in the company, valued at $901,404.66. Finally, Meristem LLP boosted its position in Target by 3.0% in the third quarter.

Money PNB's Q4 standalone net profit at Rs 262 crore
Author: 0 PNB's Q4 standalone net profit at Rs 262 crore

Shares of Whirlpool of India ended the day at Rs 1,192.65 apiece, down 2.69 per cent from the previous close on the BSE. Net NPAs or bad loans were of the order of 7.57 per cent, up from 4.61 per cent. It was Rs 3,684 crore as against Rs 2,768 crore. On a full financial year 2016-17 basis, PNB reported a consolidated net profit of Rs 1,187.24 crore from loss of Rs 3,689.77 crore in 2015-16.

Author: 0 Guam residents cast wary eye at North Korea after launch

The test "represents a level of performance never before seen from a North Korean missile", John Schilling, an aerospace expert, said in an analysis on the US -based 38 North website. Trump and new South Korean President Moon Jae-in will meet in Washington next month, with North Korea expected to be high on the agenda, the South's presidential Blue House said.

Author: 0 Comey documented Trump request to drop Flynn investigation in memo

The person who described the Comey memo to the AP was not authorized to discuss it by name and spoke on condition of anonymity. If the actual memo resembles what The New York Times and others reported Tuesday night (without having actually seen it), a major independent probe of Russian meddling in USA politics is a sure thing.

Author: 0 OPEC and their allies begin to pledge production cuts — BUSINESS REPORT

West Texas Intermediate (WTI) was dealing oil at 3.2 percent rise at $49.40 global Brent at $52.47 per barrel achieving the same percentage rise. Goldman said that beyond the ongoing rise in United States oil production, which is up over 10 per cent since mid-2016 to 9.3 million bpd, output will increase by Opec members who were exempt from the cuts, or where supply disruptions had ended, including Libya and Nigeria.

Money U.S. prepares to ban laptops on flights from Europe
Author: 0 U.S. prepares to ban laptops on flights from Europe

Kelly is also scheduled to meet President Donald Trump on Friday but a DHS official said the meeting is about a different topic. The official said the primary questions revolved around when and how - and not whether - the ban would be imposed.

Author: 0 Trump, Turkish leader hail ties despite US arming of Kurds

It was a delicate balance after Trump had signed off on a plan vehemently opposed by Turkey that authorizes directly arming Syrian Kurds known as the YPG in the fight to take back Raqqah, Islamic State's self-declared capital. Erdogan's administration, however, considers the Syrian Kurds terrorists due to their ties to Turkish Kurds who have been waging an insurgency to create an independent state for the past three decades.

Author: 0 Haley: US will 'tighten the screws' on North Korean nuclear program

The country's official Korean Central News Agency says the missile fired Sunday Korea time was a Hwasong-12 "capable of carrying a large-size heavy nuclear warhead". Prime Minister Bill English has sought advice on whether a missile from North Korea could reach New Zealand shores. North Korea's foreign ministry rejected the statement, saying it infringed on its right to self-defense, particularly as the missile was sacked at a sharp angle to ensure the safety of neighboring countries.

Money Russian Federation and Saudi Arabia Commit to Oil Cuts Through Next Year
Author: 0 Russian Federation and Saudi Arabia Commit to Oil Cuts Through Next Year

Crude sank to a five-month low earlier this month, rattled by concern over increasing USA crude output that has shaken investors' faith in the ability of OPEC to rebalance the market. The energy adviser said the drawdown will be even greater if OPEC maintains its policy during the next six months, when refineries will consume more crude oil to meet peak demand for fuel in the summer.

Money Hong Kong, China regulators approve bond trading link
Author: 0 Hong Kong, China regulators approve bond trading link

In another step to open up China's capital markets, Hong Kong and Chinese regulators formally approved a long-awaited scheme to connect China's $9 trillion bond market with overseas investors. Investors on both sides will be able to trade bonds on each other's markets, according to a joint statement from the People's Bank of China and Hong Kong Monetary Authority.

Author: 0 (NYSE:MBI), Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. Co. Ltd. (ADR) (NYSE:TSM)

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Ltd. had its "buy" rating reiterated by analysts at CFRA Research. 12/21/2015 - Macquarie began new coverage on Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Ltd. Ltd. will post $2.19 earnings per share for the current year. 07/13/2016 - Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Ltd. was downgraded to "neutral" by analysts at Nomura.

Money All Blacks to play test match in Japan in 2018
Author: 0 All Blacks to play test match in Japan in 2018

The All Blacks perform a haka in Tokyo before a 2013 test against Japan. At last week's 2019 World Cup draw in Kyoto, coach Steve Hansen spoke of his desire to play a Test in Japan before the tournament. "Our team proved at Rugby World Cup in 2015 that we shouldn't be taken for granted". They also played the Wallabies in Japan in 2009. The match against the " Brave Blossoms " will be an important part of our preparation towards 2019.

Author: 0 USA lawmakers want to see Comey memo on Trump meeting

From the question and answer, it is unclear whether McCabe was speaking only about Comey's firing not interfering with the Russian Federation investigations, or whether he was saying that there was no effort to impede in any Trump-related matter.

Money Crude Oil Prices Consolidate Gains, Supply Issues Remain Crucial
Author: 0 Crude Oil Prices Consolidate Gains, Supply Issues Remain Crucial

The announcement will likely boost to oil prices, which yesterday jumped on reports from the American Petroleum Institute and the Energy Information Administration, which both estimated USA crude oil inventories to have fallen by more than 5 million barrels in the week to May 5.

Author: 0 Maria Sharapova to miss French Open after not getting wildcard

He said that although he felt pressured, given fans' expectations, the need to "protect the game" made him decide not to do any favors because of someone's popularity. "While it's true that the CAS has reduced her sanction, it is still a violation of the tennis anti-doping program", Giudicelli said . Sharapova got another wild card for the Madrid Open last week.

Author: 0 Aims to sway China on new North Korea sanctions after test -Haley

Haley said the global community wants to be able to support North Korea, but as long as it continues trying to grow its nuclear program with missile tests, North Korea would remain an "island". Was Pyongyang trying to send them a message, strutting its technical prowess by holding their computers hostage? "The president expressed deep regret over the fact that this reckless provocation.

Author: 0 Worldpay Group (LON:WPG) Receives Overweight Rating From Barclays Analysts

Van Berkom & Associates Inc. holds 2.14% of its portfolio in AZZ Inc for 835,822 shares. New Oriental Education & Tech Grp (ADR) (NYSE:EDU) has risen 44.84% since September 30, 2016 and is uptrending. It has a 29.41 P/E ratio. Global eCom provides a range of payment services, both online and by mobile, to accept, validate and settle payments in approximately 126 currencies across 146 countries, using any one of over 300 payment methods.

Author: 0 Made-in-China jet takes maiden flight

The C919, developed and produced by Commercial Aircraft Corp. of China, or COMAC, was initially planned to be completed in 2012, with the first delivery in 2016. The sixth jet will be quite close to the final version C919 for its first commercial flight, Wu said. With a population of 1.4 billion, the trips add up: Analysts predict that China will surpass the the world's largest commercial aviation market by 2030.

Author: 0 All you need to know about ransomware WannaCry

In Japan, several large manufacturers have been hit , reporter John Matthews tells NPR: "Companies including Hitachi have reported several of their systems going down, including computers at a hospital in eastern Japan". As per the Cyber Swachhta Kendra (Botnet Cleaning and Malware Analysis Centre), ransomware spreads by using a vulnerability in implementations of "Server Message Block" (SMB) in Windows systems.

Author: 0 IEA: Global Oil Supply and Demand is Falling into Line

The global oil market is rebalancing and the pace at which supply and demand are falling into line is picking up, even if inventories still fail to reflect the impact of OPEC supply cuts, the International Energy Agency said on Tuesday. Overall sentiment surrounding oil prices has remained firm over the past 24 hours with support from a weaker dollar and expectations that OPEC production cuts will be extended for a further nine months.

Author: 0 Evidence points to North Korea in global ransomware attack

While the outside world condemns North Korea's missile and nuclear tests, inside the country, state media say the weapons are needed to defend against a perceived threat from the United States and South Korea. Nikki Haley told reporters at a news conference before heading into the closed-door meeting to address council members. Haley's comments at the United Nations, alongside ambassadors from Japan and South Korea, came days after North Korea tested another ballistic missile.

Money Wages growth remains week
Author: 0 Wages growth remains week

The latest forecast comes after the National Centre for Social and Economic Modelling lashed the "wildly optimistic" forecasts of the Turnbull government's budget and leading economist Saul Eslake called the predicted wage growth figures "aspirational".

Author: 0 US would talk to N. Korea if missile, nuclear tests stop

Han Min-koo told South Korea's parliament the test-launch had been detected by the controversial American THAAD anti-missile system, whose deployment in the South has infuriated China. "We are willing to talk but not until we see a total stop of the nuclear process and of any test there", the United States envoy Nikki Haley told reporters ahead of a closed-door Security Council meeting.

Author: 0 'It's a really sensitive area': Freeland on Trump's disclosure to Russians

President Donald Trump's Russian meeting continues. According to The New York Times , there is also the risk that the information could be passed on to Iran, a close ally to Moscow and Tel Aviv's main threat in the region. Moments later, McMaster said he had to go, and as a result, there was no follow-up Q&A. "I think it's important that we engage all countries in counterterrorism activity and this fight against ISIS is real, but I am very concerned about the release of this highly ...

Money You can still help
Author: 0 You can still help "Stamp out Hunger"

Late drop-offs at the post office brought the total amount of food collected to 944 pounds. "This food will benefit local food banks and local people", Newsome said. "Since the drive began, letter carriers in every part of the country have worked with family members, friends, other postal co-workers and allies to use the second Saturday in May as a day to give something back to the communities where we live and serve".

Money Letter carriers, food pantry team up to fight hunger
Author: 0 Letter carriers, food pantry team up to fight hunger

In addition, community members can help those in need by running a workplace drive before " Stamp Out Hunger " to collect as a team. According to the U.S. The post office is also anticipated to set a table in front of the post office for those who wish to donate directly to the drive's efforts. Letter carriers in Troy, Piqua, Tipp City, Bradford and West Milton are participating.

Author: 0 Lawmakers ask Trump to turn over any Comey tapes

Whether the memo's contents are enough to impeach Trump is not a legal question but a political matter for Congress to decide, Painter said. "All I want is for Comey to be honest and I hope he will be, and I'm sure he will be, I hope". "He is a good guy". "I don't know", the foreign minister said in reply to a question about why a scandal had aroused in the U.S. media. Trump told Comey that Flynn had done nothing wrong, according to the memo.

Author: 0 Dollar slides on housing data, political turmoil; stocks flat

The reports raised questions over whether obstruction of justice charges could be laid against Trump, weakening confidence in the US president's ability to push through an aggressive stimulus program that investors had been banking on since his election last November.

Money Windsor airshow cancelled after Snowbirds pull out
Author: 0 Windsor airshow cancelled after Snowbirds pull out

While there haven't been any close calls, the spokesperson says the team's training season was cut short, due to weather, and they need more time to "regain consistency". "We don't take this decision lightly, but you don't put lives at risk", she said. "As a result, more training is required before the Snowbirds resume the 2017 schedule".

Money Dick's Sporting Goods cutting over 100 jobs as sales fall short
Author: 0 Dick's Sporting Goods cutting over 100 jobs as sales fall short

Before that, quarter ending October 2016, Dick's Sporting Goods, Inc. also surprised analysts by beating the consensus estimate. The stock was trading on above-average volume. The business's quarterly revenue was up 9.9% on a year-over-year basis. Equities research analysts predict that Dicks Sporting Goods Inc will post $3.74 EPS for the current year.

Money Canada's largest pension fund manager and Alberta fund oppose Bombardier pay policy
Author: 0 Canada's largest pension fund manager and Alberta fund oppose Bombardier pay policy

Bombardier's board of directors still needs to formally approve the change, but are expected to make that decision after the annual general meeting on Thursday. Amid growing public anger over the pay increases even as the company was forced ask federal and provincial assistance to bankroll its operations, Beaudoin was forced to renounce the increases and other executives postponed the compensation plan by a year until 2020.

Money S&P 500 Hits Record as Grind Higher Continues — High Times
Author: 0 S&P 500 Hits Record as Grind Higher Continues — High Times

Financials also eked out a small gain. "As long as we have growth, whether it is earnings or economic data, the markets are likely to be able to take such (political) headlines in stride", Mr. Twitter rose 1.4 per cent on news that co-founder Biz Stone will return to the social media company. Traders also had their eye on the latest crop of quarterly results from companies.

Money Pics! Preparations Are Underway for Pippa Middleton's Wedding
Author: 0 Pics! Preparations Are Underway for Pippa Middleton's Wedding

High-profile guests will include Pippa's sister Kate Middleton and husband Prince William. Nothing like a royal garden party! According to the royal family's website, Buckingham Palace hosts about 30,000 guests total through these parties and serves about 27,000 cups of tea, 20,000 sandwiches and 20,000 slices of cake.

Money Le Pen comes under fire over plagiarised speech
Author: 0 Le Pen comes under fire over plagiarised speech

Le Pen immediately slammed Macron as the "candidate of continuity" rather than the outsider he positions himself to be. Tear gas was sacked at May Day protestors in Paris, France, some of whom were throwing Molotov cocktails during the march on Monday (1 May).

Money Featured Stock Overview: PetroleoBrasileiro S.A. - Petrobras (PBR)
Author: 0 Featured Stock Overview: PetroleoBrasileiro S.A. - Petrobras (PBR)

Shares of Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (NASDAQ: FOXA ) declined -0.75% to $27.73. Yamana Gold Inc. (USA) (NYSE:AUY)'s shares are trading at $2.76 with incline of 0.92%. (MOBL) surprised the stock market in its last reported earnings when it earned -$0.06 a piece versus the consensus-estimated -$0.08. Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.

Money Analytical Guide for NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA), Apple Inc. (AAPL) Stakeholders
Author: 0 Analytical Guide for NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA), Apple Inc. (AAPL) Stakeholders

Several research firms recently weighed in on NVDA . Summit Redstone set a $120.00 price objective on NVIDIA and gave the company a buy rating in a research report on Saturday, February 11th. COPYRIGHT VIOLATION NOTICE: This report was originally published by BBNS and is the sole property of of BBNS. If you are viewing this news story on another website, it was stolen and republished in violation of United States & global copyright & trademark laws.