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Commodity Price Surge Bolsters BHP's First Half Profits

Commodity Price Surge Bolsters BHP's First Half Profits Looking at the past 52 week period, the stock price is up at 64.56%. Fox Run Management L.L.C. increased its stake in BHP Billiton PLC by 8.7% in the third quarter. BHP Billiton plc with EPIC/TICKER LON:BLT has had its stock rating noted as "Reiterates" with the recommendation being set at "SELL" this morning by analysts at Liberum Capital. [Full Article...]

Wells Fargo fires execs amid accounts scandal

Wells Fargo fires execs amid accounts scandal Wells Fargo announced Tuesday that it had fired four executives as its board of directors nears completion of its investigations into sham accounts set up by low-level employees to allegedly meet sales quotas. The firm is still the focus of investigations by federal, state and local authorities. Separately, Wells Fargo has moved to dismiss some lawsuits filed by affected customers and resol... [Full Article...]

Clemson graduate killed in Australian plane crash

Grace Martin watched on in horror as a charter plane carrying five people to crash into a Melbourne retail outlet. Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews said it was "the worst civil aviation accident that our state has seen for 30 years". Flights are being diverted to Melbourne and Avalon Airports. Pictures from above the crash site show clear damage to the roof of the shopping centre. [Full Article...]

Milo Yiannopoulos's Comments "Condoning Pedophilia" Cost Him His Book Deal

Milo Yiannopoulos's Comments Yiannopoulos's invitation to speak at the annual conference on Monday after old clips of him discussing relationships between children and adults emerged on Sunday. "Those older men help those young boys to discover who they are and give them security and safety and provide them with love", he said . Yiannopoulos has since said that his views were distorted and that he was talking about older... [Full Article...]

Bao Bao prepares to leave USA for China

Bao Bao prepares to leave USA for China One of the nation's beloved giant pandas packed her bags and moved to China on Tuesday. And there will be plenty to snack on. Since she loves bamboo, caretakers are arranging to take 50 pounds of it, along with sweet potatoes and apples. Fans will be able to watch her departure from the zoo and airport on the zoo's Facebook page . And Bao Bao will be traveling in a roomy, customized crate, not si... [Full Article...]

UK Government Surplus Of £9.4 Billion In January, Best Since Crash

UK Government Surplus Of £9.4 Billion In January, Best Since Crash January is usually a strong month for the government finances with strong quarterly inflows of corporate tax receipts and individual self-assessment tax receipts which pushes the budget into monthly surplus. John Hawksworth, chief economist at PwC, thinks that borrowing for the financial year could be less than £60bn. However, the surplus was below the expected level of GBP 14 billion. [Full Article...]

Commodities Are Mixed, Crude Oil Rose Due to Renewed Optimism

Commodities Are Mixed, Crude Oil Rose Due to Renewed Optimism What's more impressive than the technicals is the environment oil is rally in. There is no evidence that they are chasing the market higher. "If, on the other hand, bulls lose their strength and light sweet crude oil drops back below $52.68/b, the lower rising trend-line will be tested". [Full Article...]

Kraft Heinz withdraws bid to buy Unilever

Kraft Heinz withdraws bid to buy Unilever Those were some of the factors that drove Oreo and Chips Ahoy maker Mondelez International - which was split from Kraft in 2012 -to make an unsuccessful takeover bid for Hershey past year before retreating. The other 40 per cent of the consideration consisted of shares in the enlarged company. The hostile reaction to the takeover bid from both British politicians and Unilever themselves has se... [Full Article...]

Global arms sales surge driven by Middle East demand

Global arms sales surge driven by Middle East demand Almost one-half of the US total sales went to the Middle East. Activity was chiefly driven by demand in Asia, Oceania and the Middle East. In the Middle East, Saudi Arabia was the world's second-largest arms importer in the period 2012 to 2016, with an increase of 212 percent compared with 2007-2011. [Full Article...]

Iran Mocks Trump Threats, Sets Sights on Gulf Nation Deals

Iran Mocks Trump Threats, Sets Sights on Gulf Nation Deals Even the Trump Administration seems to have come backed away from the claim, even if they used it as a pretext to impose new sanctions against Iran. President Donald Trump has repeatedly criticized the 2015 nuclear agreement between Iran, the USA and five other world powers, under which Tehran agreed to curb its uranium enrichment in exchange for the lifting of global sanctions, but hasn't said ... [Full Article...]

Man seriously injured in Queensland shark attack

Man seriously injured in Queensland shark attack Glenn Dickson, 25, was spear fishing near Port Hinchinbrook when the shark attacked. An online fundraiser set up to help Mr Dickson, his pregnant partner Jessie Lee and their two kids had raised nearly $20,000 by 8am. Glenn Dickson from Mission Beach is a keen fisherman according to close friend Simeon Ballantyne who was shocked to hear about the attack off Hinchinbrook Island in North Quee... [Full Article...]

Analyst's Review to Watch: Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd (NYSEMKT:NAK)

Analyst's Review to Watch: Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd (NYSEMKT:NAK) The firm's market capitalization is $804.09 million. It indicates oversold and overbought price levels for a stock. Stock's minimum price target estimates has been figured out at $5.94 while the maximum price target forecast is established at $5.94, if we look at the price target with an optimistic approach it has upside potential of 68% from its latest closing price of $2.26. [Full Article...]

A Boycott of Wegmans for Selling Trump's Wine Has Seriously Backfired

A Boycott of Wegmans for Selling Trump's Wine Has Seriously Backfired When asked about the calls for Wegmans to drop Trump wines, Natale said product performance is the only thing taken into consideration when it comes to whether to stock the product. Although he promised to distance himself from his businesses, documents show President Trump continues to benefit from his hotels, golf courses and other ventures. [Full Article...]

Who will lift the FA Cup? Latest odds revealed by bookies

Who will lift the FA Cup? Latest odds revealed by bookies A non-league side in the quarter-final of the FA Cup in modern-day football. After some desperate attacking by Burnley for the final five minutes, Lincoln City held on to take the 1-0 win and experience a new world, the FA Cup Quarterfinal. [Full Article...]

Berkshire Hathaway, Deere among '50 Most Admired Companies'

Companies on the list with a large presence in Iowa include No. 4 Berkshire Hathaway Inc., whose Berkshire Hathaway Energy subsidiary owns MidAmerican Energy. Fortune's " World's Most Admired Companies " list recognized Toyota as No. 34 among the Top 50 "All-Star" companies surveyed. "Our recognition from Fortune as one of the world's most admired companies is the result of their hard work an... [Full Article...]

Argos faces fine of £1.5m after paying below minimum wage

They relate to workers not being paid for staff briefings that could happen before they clocked on, or for security searches after they had finished their shifts. He said new processes had now been introduced, following an internal enquiry. Rogers added that he was "very disappointed" to hear staff weren't being paid correctly and immediately launched an investigation. [Full Article...]

FA Cup: Moses, Ikeme Solid As Chelsea Overcome Stubborn Wolves

FA Cup: Moses, Ikeme Solid As Chelsea Overcome Stubborn Wolves The club's highest league attendance came against local rivals West Brom, when Wolves were watched by 56,661 in October 1949. "I thought we could have played a lot better at Burnley", he said according to ESPN , "and maybe that's a little wake-up call where we realize that it's obviously going to be tough to cross the line and there's plenty of football to be played". [Full Article...]

Rival CEO got to listen in on Trump's calls on Lockheed project

Gen. Jon Davis, deputy commandant for aviation, praised the F-35's domination over its opponents during Thursday's testimony, while U.S. Air Force Deputy Chief of Staff for Strategic Plans and Requirements Maj. What united all the topics, Bogdan said at a House Armed Services subcommittee hearing , was that Trump was "in learning mode" about all of them. The program is the most expensive weapon... [Full Article...]

Elaine Wynn Donated $1 Million To Planned Parenthood

Elaine Wynn Donated $1 Million To Planned Parenthood Diane Black (R-TN) and Sen". Addressing a crowd at "March for Life" in Washington, D. Though Planned Parenthood health centers comprise just 10 percent of all Title X clinics, they serve roughly one third of all Title X patients. The HHS rule appears most beneficial to the Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA). Other locations, according to the video, said they specialized in other... [Full Article...]

Delta has again deemed coach passengers worthy of a free meal

Delta has again deemed coach passengers worthy of a free meal The company has 1 year Price Target of $0.4. While some analysts have a High Price target for the stock of $0.4 and a Low Price Target of $0.4. (NYSE: DAL ) has 749.97 Million shares outstanding and 748.83 Million shares were floated in market. [Full Article...]


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