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by | April 20, 2017 | 07:20

One bright spot is gas-rich Qatar which is expected to register 3.4-percent growth this year, compared with 2.7 percent in 2016. In an update to the World Economic Outlook report, the International Monetary Fund puts GDP in Australia at 3.1% for 2017, up from 2.5% in 2016, and at 3% for next year.

by | April 20, 2017 | 07:12

United did not say when Munoz met with the Chinese consulate officials. United Airlines published first-quarter financial results on April 17, posting its first-quarter net income at 96 million dollars, diluted earnings per share at 0.31 dollars, pre-tax earnings at 145 million dollars and pre-tax margin at 1.7 percent.

by | April 20, 2017 | 07:06

Finally, K.J. Harrison & Partners Inc boosted its stake in shares of Lam Research by 75.0% in the third quarter. Quadrant Capital Group LLC now owns 1,328 shares of the company's stock worth $123,000 after buying an additional 70 shares during the period.

by | April 20, 2017 | 07:06

To the dismay of opposition parties and "No" supporters, the YSK made a last-minute decision on Sunday to accept ballot documents in envelopes without an official stamp. Worldwide election monitors, including from the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), noted a series of irregularities, and said the decision to accept as valid ballots without official stamps undermined safeguards against fraud and was contrary to Turkish law.

by | April 20, 2017 | 07:04

While Apple's upcoming iPhone 8 (or iPhone Edition) is expected to boast many advanced features, including wireless charging, a massive OLED display, IP68 dust- and water-proof certification and more, many of these advancements won't necessarily be new to the smartphone space; but rather, will merely be new to Apple.

by | April 20, 2017 | 07:03

Exxon Mobil, the company once ran by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, is seeking a waiver from USA sanctions on Russia, The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday . As Exxon CEO, Tillerson opposed the sanctions, telling shareholders in 2014 that sanctions were usually ineffective and caused "very broad collateral damage".

by | April 20, 2017 | 07:01

USA imports of Ivanka products, the majority from China, increased an estimated 166 percent past year, and sales hit record levels in 2017, with $17.9 million. In addition to the China trademark deal she has at least nine new trademarks with Philippines, Puerto Rico, Canada and the United States, all since the election, according to AP.

by | April 20, 2017 | 06:55

An officer tells Dao that they will be forced to drag him off the plane. Passengers were offered at least $800 to leave the flight and make room for United employees who needed the spots. In an effort to calm the backlash, United also announced that passengers on United Express Flight 3411 would be compensated equal to the cost of their tickets.

by | April 20, 2017 | 06:53

The battle of Vimy Ridge began on 9 April 1917, and was part of a larger British-led offensive known as the Battle of Arras, in which around 159,000 Allied troops lost their life. "I went to Vimy Ridge and checked it out and I found his gravestone and took pictures". Britain's Prince Charles attended the commemoration with his sons, Princes William and Harry, who dropped boots symbolizing the dead soldiers and ceramic poppies at the grand war memorial that marks the site of the battle.

by | April 20, 2017 | 06:51

Relative strength index (RSI-14) for Rite Aid Corporation (RAD ) is at 40.37. They now have a Dollars 6.75 price target on the stock. The higher the return on equity, the better job a company is at optimizing the investment made on shareholders' behalf.

by | April 20, 2017 | 06:51

Both benchmarks kicked off Thursday on a downbeat note after USA data on Wednesday showed domestic production jumped to its highest level in more than a year last week. Brent and WTI have rallied in recent sessions after Saudi Arabia was reported to be pushing fellow OPEC members and some rivals to prolong supply cuts beyond June.

by | April 20, 2017 | 06:46

Drexel Hamilton reaffirmed a buy rating and set a $185.00 price target on shares of Apple in a report on Friday, March 10th. IBD'S TAKE: Apple stock has an IBD Composite Rating of 81, meaning it has outperformed 81% of stocks in key metrics over the past 12 months.

by | April 20, 2017 | 06:45

Vice President Mike Pence sent another clear warning to North Korea on Wednesday, telling personnel aboard a Japan-based US aircraft carrier that " all options are on the table" when dealing with the Stalinist regime. The advisor said there is still a problem to be solved before the THAAD battery is deployed and operational here and it will be decided by the next South Korean president.

by | April 20, 2017 | 06:44

A national election in May 2015 was followed by the June 2016 referendum on European Union membership. Since taking office after her predecessor David Cameron resigned after Britain's June 23 vote to leave the European Union , May had repeatedly ruled out going to the polls before the next scheduled election in 2020.

by | April 20, 2017 | 06:43

Last week, the API reported a 1.3-million-barrel draw for crude oil inventories for week ending April 7, while the EIA reported a 2.2-million-barrel draw. Chief Executive Officer Amin Nasser said the global oil market is moving closer to balance despite the US shale boom. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries , which includes major oil producers like Saudi Arabia , Iran and Venezuela, agreed a year ago to curb output and help stabilize prices.

by | April 20, 2017 | 06:41

Hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Empirical Finance LLC bought a new stake in shares of Wells Fargo & Co during the fourth quarter worth $128,000. That suggests something of the likelihood of a short squeeze in shares of WFC. WFC has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. 04/13/2017 - Wells Fargo & Company had its "outperform" rating reiterated by analysts at Evercore ISI.

by | April 20, 2017 | 06:40

The region had been experiencing worsening pollution from 2007 to 2009, but the reports found that trend improving between 2013 and 2015. While the number of days that the Bay Area as a whole experienced unhealthy levels of particle pollution is not contained in the report, the region is listed as being the nation's sixth-worst for short-term spikes in particulate matter and fourth-worst for year-round totals.

by | April 20, 2017 | 06:31

Still, the former Goldman Sachs banker maintained that tax reform would be complete in 2017. Late last month, President Trump's flagship healthcare bill was killed off after failing to secure enough support from Republicans. "The anticipated shift in the policy mix so far has buoyed financial markets and strengthened business confidence, which could further fuel the current momentum", the International Monetary Fund report said.

by | April 20, 2017 | 06:29

While this is essentially a move to curb operational costs, KP Murali, the president of the Tamil Nadu Petroleum Dealers Association says otherwise. "Prime Minister Narendra Modi had asked people to contribute to fuel reduction in his first Mann Ki Baat [on All India Radio] and that has inspired us", the Association President said.

by | April 20, 2017 | 06:24

Galloway said the Department of Revenue has until April 28 to comply with the subpoena. Refunds issued after 45 days have to be paid with interest. "We'll have my legal and my audit staff available at that time, along with a court reporter, so they can enter into the record what the information is that they (Revenue Department) are presenting to comply with the subpoena" Galloway said.

by | April 20, 2017 | 06:20

Openly questioning Hungary's commitment just a couple of weeks ago when Victor Orban signed the conclusions of the EU Summit for a united EU. Timmermans's remarks came two days after Hungarian President Janos Ader ratified the controversial act neglecting a mass demonstration urging him to not to sign the regulation.

by | April 20, 2017 | 06:15

Sales were boosted past year by the government's temporary halving of a 10-percent purchase tax on small-engine cars in late 2015. "It's hard for someone with an EV to come and take away market share from SUVs", stated Ben Cavender of China Market Research Group.

by | April 20, 2017 | 06:13

We are pleased that ACC neutral site championships will return to the state of North Carolina beginning with the 2017-18 academic year. "We recognize the quality championships hosted by the people of North Carolina in years before HB2", the April 4 statement said.

by | April 20, 2017 | 06:01

McLaren was once a proud team, but with no points from three races it is a long way off from turning the corner. "All this is the fruit of super work at the track and in Maranello, so my compliments not just to Seb for his achievements in Bahrain , but also to the whole team".

by | April 20, 2017 | 06:00

Bayern coach Carlo Ancelotti also criticized the referee's performance after the game, while his players were unanimous in pinning the blame for the defeat on Kassai. "There is a lot of anger". A game of such high intensity can't be decided by the referee. "This robbery cannot go on in the Champions League ". "We were really made to suffer, but ultimately we are in the semi-finals", Isco told reporters.

by | April 20, 2017 | 05:58

Although crude inventories fell by 840,000 barrels in the week to April 14 to 531.6 million barrels, still close to record highs, gasoline stocks rose by 1.4 million barrels as refinery crude oil runs increased by 334,000 bpd, the API said.

by | April 20, 2017 | 05:56

For the next fiscal year, analysts anticipate that the firm will report earnings of $5.58 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $4.79 to $6.37. Several sell side analysts reviewed their recommendations on Delta Air Lines , Inc. (NYSE:DAL). Point72 Asset Mgmt Limited Partnership owns 1.06 million shares for 0.36% of their portfolio . The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website .

by | April 20, 2017 | 05:45

The commodity came in at $1,281 per ounce after a near-one-percent dip following strong gains that pushed gold's value to new highs in 2017. With the dollar weakening and traders looking for a safe haven, gold prices have risen sharply in April.

by | April 20, 2017 | 05:42

Germany, South Korea and Switzerland should increase public borrowing to support domestic demand for goods and services, the report suggested. All six countries had been named by Obama's Treasury Department as well. He said progress on trade was needed to narrow the deficit between the two countries but that should be achieved through increasing United States exports to China, not cutting U.S.

by | April 20, 2017 | 05:37

The IMF revised Britain's growth forecast to 2 per cent for 2017, up a half percentage point from January, before declining to 1.5 per cent in 2018. "The downward revisions to growth forecasts for emerging market and developing economies result from a weaker outlook in several large economies, especially in Latin America and the Middle East, reflecting continued adjustment to the decline in their terms of trade in recent years, oil production cuts, and idiosyncratic factors".

by | April 20, 2017 | 05:36

Binali Yildirim made the call during an address to legislators from his ruling party, as the country's main opposition party prepared to apply to the country's highest electoral board to seek an annulation of Sunday's vote which gave President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's "yes" camp a narrow win.

by | April 20, 2017 | 05:28

He said no dignitary anywhere in India will use beacons on vehicles. Recently the Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh had banned the usage of red and blue beacons from vehicles. According to a report , Union Minister Arun Jaitley said that the central government would push for the amendments to the Central Motor Vehicles Rules, 1989 where there will be specification on who can use the beacons in their official vehicles.

by | April 20, 2017 | 05:21

Hydrogen fueling stations in Hayward and San Jose will be used to power up the vehicles on the trip. There's 40 kg of hydrogen in the truck's fuel tanks, which will give the truck a range of 150 miles for a full load (60,000 lbs) or 240 miles for a 36,000 pound load.

by | April 20, 2017 | 05:15

A day after scrapping the controversial 457 visa program that allowed businesses to sponsor foreign workers in Australia, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has announced changes will be made to the Australian citizenship test to promote social cohesion and enhance security.

by | April 20, 2017 | 05:14

The number of requests for H-1B visas declined this year by about 15 percent, or roughly 37,000 applications, but the total was still almost 200,000, far more than the 85,000 limit. Snap-on makes hand and power tools, diagnostics software, information and management systems and shop equipment for use in agriculture, the military and aviation.