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Qualcomm says Broadcom deal opens national security issues

Qualcomm says Broadcom deal opens national security issues Wrapping up the move from Singapore and redomiciling in the United States relatively quickly could remove a roadblock to the proposed deal by calming concerns at the inter-agency Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS), which has the power to stop deals that could harm national security. [Full Article...]

Dow Down More Than 2% On Worries Over US Tariffs

Dow Down More Than 2% On Worries Over US Tariffs Stocks slumped on Wall Street, breaking the longest streak of positive monthly returns in the history of the Standard & Poor's 500 index. A two-day pullback became a three-day swoon Thursday as equity traders fretted about global retaliation after President Donald Trump said the USA will slap tariffs on steel and aluminum imports. [Full Article...]

Oil Prices Rise on Libya Supply Issues

The IEA, a bloc of 29 countries, advises its member states on industry trends, and the report's release comes at the start of the global oil conference known as CERAWeek. OPEC and other major producers agreed to cut combined output by about 1.8 million bpd to drain a global oil glut. Unless there is a change to the fundamentals, the effective global spare capacity cushion will fall to only 2.2% of... [Full Article...]

S/Africa identifies source of deadly listeriosis outbreak

S/Africa identifies source of deadly listeriosis outbreak Retailers rushed to pull meat products made at a factory associated with the oubreak. The outbreak has claimed 180 lives in South Africa and has been described by the World Health Organisation as the biggest documented outbreak of listeria . [Full Article...]

Amazon Might Launch A Branded Checking Account With Big Banks

Amazon Might Launch A Branded Checking Account With Big Banks Amazon has been in talks with JPMorgan Chase JPM and Capital One COF about its proposal to launch a product similar to traditional checking accounts, TheWall Street Journalsaid Monday. And past year, Amazon dipped its toes into the deposit business with Prime Reload, which gives customers a 2 per cent bonus when they use their debit card to move funds from a bank account to an Amazon balance t... [Full Article...]

IShares 0-5 Year TIPS Bond (STIP) Rises 0.04% for Mar 3

First Trust Advisors LP increased its stake in iShares Barclays 20+ Yr Treas.Bond by 12.7% in the 3rd quarter. Litman Gregory Asset Management LLC now owns 1,070 shares of the company's stock valued at $117,000 after buying an additional 779 shares during the period. [Full Article...]

Flights cancelled or delayed due to heavy snow

Flights cancelled or delayed due to heavy snow It has also cancelled more than 50 flights from Dublin Airport, although some are still scheduled to fly. Around 30 flights to and from Aberdeen have been cancelled today. Cork Airport is working to clear runways, taxiways and roadways. Dublin Airport is suspending all flights until Saturday morning. Ryanair has announced that it is now planning for a return to full operations, in all Iris... [Full Article...]

Brief Power Outage Causes Delay At NHL Stadium Series Game

Brief Power Outage Causes Delay At NHL Stadium Series Game Naval Academy, either. The Washington Capitals' return to the outdoors, along with their return to Maryland, was a success. And as an outdoor game, there were distractions. The fourth line of Plekanec - acquired at the trade deadline from rival Montreal - with Leo Komarov and Kasperi Kapanen sets the Maple Leafs up well for the stretch run and playoffs. [Full Article...]

Congress turned down proposal of alliance in Tripura: Mamata Banerjee

Congress turned down proposal of alliance in Tripura: Mamata Banerjee The incumbent Left government, in power in the state for 25 years, was routed by the BJP that earlier had less than a 2 per cent vote share in Tripura . In Agartala town, cries of "Jai Siyaram and Bharat Mata ki Jai" filled the air at the BJP office where national general secretary Ram Madhav declared that his party will form the next government in Tripura. [Full Article...]

Brace for powerful winds across the Charlotte area on Friday

Brace for powerful winds across the Charlotte area on Friday A Flood Watch is in effect through Friday night for the tri-state area. Minor to moderate level tidal flooding is expected, 2 to 3 feet above normal. As the powerful coastal storm hits the East Coast, several schools in the area are closed or reporting delays. [Full Article...]

Smith & Wesson Parent Cuts Forecast, Sees Weak Market Ahead

Finally, Quantbot Technologies LP grew its position in American Outdoor Brands by 114.6% in the 3rd quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 6,012,767 shares of the company's stock valued at $77,204,000 after buying an additional 502,638 shares in the last quarter. [Full Article...]

No Anchorage flight delays from East Coast storm

No Anchorage flight delays from East Coast storm The pilots themselves did not fare much better. Passengers on the short flight from Charlottesville to Washington D.C. met a messy end to their journey as their plane attempted to land in the middle of a Bomb Cyclone earlier this week. became ill" but that nobody required medical attention. More than a dozen flights out of Dulles, in Northern Virginia, were canceled Friday and thousands mo... [Full Article...]

Stock indexes waver as investors parse Fed chief's comments

Stock indexes waver as investors parse Fed chief's comments Though rising long-term interest rates and recent equity market volatility have tightened financial conditions, Powell said, "we do not see these developments as weighing heavily on the outlook for economic activity, the labor market and inflation". [Full Article...]

USA approves possible sale of javelin missiles worth $47 mln to Ukraine

USA approves possible sale of javelin missiles worth $47 mln to Ukraine While Ukraine has said the weapons would be used defensively, Moscow said they would encourage force. But lawmakers from both parties have been broadly supportive of selling lethal defensive weapons to Ukraine. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said back in December that any weapons provided by the USA would be used to protect Ukrainian solider and civilians. [Full Article...]

Results today: Nagaland, Tripura and Meghalaya on tenterhooks

Results today: Nagaland, Tripura and Meghalaya on tenterhooks However, a third exit poll predicts a close contest between the CPM and the BJP in the 60-member assembly. Balloting in the Charilam (reserved for the tribals) has been deferred to March 12 after the death of a CPI-M candidate. The CPI-M had won 49 of the 55 seats it contested while the Congress managed to win 10 out of 48 seats it contested. Nagaland Chief Electoral Abhijit Sinha said, ... [Full Article...]

Wall St reverses course to move higher after Powell comments

Wall St reverses course to move higher after Powell comments Euro zone government bond yields rose on Wednesday after new Federal Reserve chief Jerome Powell said the USA economy had strengthened since December and inflation will rise, encouraging bets that the Fed might raise rates four times in 2018. [Full Article...]

Matt Caldwell takes issue with retailers 'caving' on guns

Matt Caldwell takes issue with retailers 'caving' on guns But sales had resumed at its chain of stores under the name Field & Stream. Lawyers for the gun shop that sold him the weapon said their understanding is the suspect answered the form appropriately. ■ No longer sell high-capacity magazines. Dick's sales decision would "not make everyone happy", Stack said in his televised interview. You now have to be at least 21 years old, after a poli... [Full Article...]

Amazon acquires smart home device manufacturer Ring for $1 billion Dollars

Amazon acquires smart home device manufacturer Ring for $1 billion Dollars Amazon expanded its network of household, internet-connected gadgets with the acquisition of Ring, a high-tech doorbell makers based in Santa Monica, for the price of $1 billion. This service will allow Amazon delivery people to drop packages inside of people's homes. "We're excited to work with this talented team". We expect Ring products to play nicely with the Amazon Echo , given Amazo... [Full Article...]

North Koreans arrive for PyeongChang Games closing ceremony

North Koreans arrive for PyeongChang Games closing ceremony Pyongyang denounced them on Sunday just as Moon was meeting Kim Yong Chol. The group ended a three-day visit to the South in which it repeatedly expressed its willingness to talk with the U.S., reports Efe news. Moon, in a meeting with Kim Yong Chol on Sunday, also urged the North to open dialogue with the U.S. as soon as possible - to which Kim responded by saying the North was "very willing... [Full Article...]

President Trump Made an 'Informal' $3.9 Billion Air Force One Deal

President Trump Made an 'Informal' $3.9 Billion Air Force One Deal In their report they said that the estimated cost of the planes was $4 billion, but that Trump was trying to get the cost down. A Boeing official said the price includes work to develop and build two presidential aircraft, including features unique to Air Force One such as a communications suite, internal and external stairs, large galleys and other equipment, as well as structural changes... [Full Article...]


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