Walmart delivers in first quarter; online sales skyrocket

The Bentonville, Ark. -based mass merchant said US sales in the quarter, which ended April 30, increased by 2.5% to $118.8 billion with non-fuel comps increasing by 1.4%, sparked by a 1.5% increase in store traffic. "The acquisitions have received a ... More..

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Manchester Arena terror attack: Ariana Grande `broken, at a loss for words
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Manchester Arena terror attack: Ariana Grande `broken, at a loss for words

Numerous fans at the concert were young people. The explosion sparked panic as thousands of people rushed for the exits, witnesses told Reuters. In a statement, Cuomo called the explosion "an inexplicable and...More..

Noble shares tumble after S&P ratings downgrade
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Noble shares tumble after S&P ratings downgrade

After the market close on Monday, S&P Global Ratings downgraded Noble's outlook to CCC-plus from B-plus, with a negative outlook, citing weak liquidity and increased refinancing risks after the company unexpe...More..

Huawei narrows gap with Samsung, Apple in smartphone sales - Gartner
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Huawei narrows gap with Samsung, Apple in smartphone sales - Gartner

Chinese brand Oppo, which is little-known in the United Kingdom but extremely popular in its native China, enjoyed a 94.6 per cent sales increase, equating to a global market share of 8.1 per cent. Smartphone s...More..

Sao Paulo police mount operation clean up 'crackland'
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Sao Paulo police mount operation clean up 'crackland'

Crack cocaine use has become a big problem in Brazil over the last few years. Brazil is home to an estimated 1 million crack users, the highest in the world. Operations to stop the sale of drugs in the ar...More..

by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Bustling Stock in Focus: Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD)

On Thursday, February 23 WILSON GAYLE E sold $1.41M worth of Gilead Sciences, Inc . BlackRock Fund Advisors now owns 26,032,555 shares of the biopharmaceutical company's stock valued at $2,059,696,000 after ...More..

Airbus appoints independent compliance review panel amid probes
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Airbus appoints independent compliance review panel amid probes

Revelations started emerging in April 2016, when the UK Export Finance (UKEF), Britain's export credit agency (ECA), placed a temporary hold on all guarantees and credit export support of Airbus products. This ...More..

Tata Sons appoints Saurabh Agrawal as group chief financial officer
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Tata Sons appoints Saurabh Agrawal as group chief financial officer

Agrawal was a graduate of the Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, and has a post-graduate management degree from the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta. Some Tata firms are facing headwinds and the g...More..

NHRC issues notice to DGP Jharkhand over mob lynching
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

NHRC issues notice to DGP Jharkhand over mob lynching

The NHRC siad in a statement: "The National Human Rights Commission has taken suo motu cognizance of a media report that in Jharkhand , seven persons were lynched by mob suspecting them to be child kidnapper...More..

Ransomware Rampage: Weapons of Cyber Destruction?
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Ransomware Rampage: Weapons of Cyber Destruction?

Ransomwares generally operate via e-mails and web pop-ups and hence one needs to be really careful while dealing with these. In today's increasingly globalized world, information-technology systems are playing ...More..

by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Trump seals $110 billion arms deal with Saudi Arabia with awkward dance

Mr Tillerson referred to the visit as "a moment in time" and suggested that the USA would take a more active role in the future in brokering a deal if both sides make serious commitments. "This is not a battl...More..

Germany's Busy Factories Bring Fastest Growth in Six Years
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Germany's Busy Factories Bring Fastest Growth in Six Years

This was above expectations of 56.5 and the strongest reading for 73 months. The latest survey data suggests the German economy will likely keep its growth momentum and expand by "at least" 0.6 percent on the...More..

TPP countries agree to keep trade deal alive without US
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

TPP countries agree to keep trade deal alive without US

In its current form, the partnership requires US participation before it can go into effect. Here are some key questions about the pact and its prospects. He noted that multi-lateral deals were always a "frui...More..

by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Trump opens first visit to Israel as president

After raving about a "very bright, very attractive young woman" at a venture capital panel he attended on the trip, Ross noted the absence of any protestors during the visit, in contrast to the situation in the...More..

UK police: 19 confirmed dead in explosion at Grande concert
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

UK police: 19 confirmed dead in explosion at Grande concert

It appears no performers were injured, but it is possible "hundreds" of others were injured. British Prime Minister Theresa May said the government is working to establish "the full details of what is being...More..

Donald Trump's Saudi embrace complicates scene for India
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Donald Trump's Saudi embrace complicates scene for India

The president arrived at the wall Monday afternoon, donning a yarmulke, as is the tradition at Jewish holy sites. Trump was joined by first lady Melania Trump, his son-in-law Jared Kushner and daughter Ivanka...More..

by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

'Never mentioned' Israel in meeting with Russians

Iran's newly re-elected President Hassan Rouhani on Monday criticized Saudi Arabia after it signed a huge arms deal with the US, saying "ballot boxes" are more vital than arms for the Arab country. JERUSALEM ...More..

Scott Dixon takes 3rd Indy pole with fastest speeds in 21 years
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Scott Dixon takes 3rd Indy pole with fastest speeds in 21 years

Alexander Rossi joked Fernando Alonso was a specialist in engine changes during a humorous press conference following qualifying for the Indianapolis 500 . "Proud of having the top two qualified Chevrolets", s...More..

Netanyahu: Israel can 'roll back Iran's march of aggression'
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Netanyahu: Israel can 'roll back Iran's march of aggression'

Trump also reportedly told Netanyahu that intelligence cooperation between the two allies is "terrific". "Never mentioned during that conversation", Trump said. His first stop was a meeting in Jerusalem with Is...More..

Minnesota lawmakers enter final day to wrap up budget
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Minnesota lawmakers enter final day to wrap up budget

The tentative agreement between Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton and top Republicans who control the Legislature calls to finish the remaining pieces of the budget by Wednesday morning. "I don't think there's any wa...More..

by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Mobile US Inc (TMUS) PT Raised to $68.00 at Robert W. Baird

Sit Investment Associates Inc. increased its position in shares of China Mobile by 3.5% in the third quarter. Company's distance from 20 day simple moving average is 0.30% and distance from 50-Day simple moving...More..

Were Analysts Bearish BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) This Week?
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Were Analysts Bearish BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) This Week?

Raymond James Financial, Inc. restated an "outperform" rating on shares of BlackBerry in a report on Wednesday, April 12th. BlackBerry Limited (BBRY ) has a market capitalization of 5.47 Billion which sugges...More..

Germans head to polls in crucial state vote
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Germans head to polls in crucial state vote

The polls showed the Social Democrats (SPD) coming in second, garnering 31.2 percent of the vote in its stronghold state, down over 7 points from the last election in 2012. North Rhine-Westphalia state Premier ...More..

Citigroup settles claims over possible money laundering
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Citigroup settles claims over possible money laundering

In settling the probe, Justice and the bank signed a deferred prosecution agreement. Banamex USA is expected to finally cease banking operations as of June 30, Citigroup said in its statement on Monday. The p...More..

North Korea says missile tests warhead guidance, ready for deployment
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

North Korea says missile tests warhead guidance, ready for deployment

State-run KCNA news service said Kim ordered Sunday's test launch from an observation post and "expressed his great satisfaction " with the results. But spokesman Roh Jae-cheon said the allies believe more ana...More..

by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Time To Get In On The Growth Action: Array BioPharma Inc. (ARRY)

Following the sale, the director now directly owns 30,000 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $278,100. Moreover, Bvf Il has 8.81% invested in Array Biopharma Inc (NASDAQ:ARRY). And the v...More..

Simple steps to tiptoe around WannaCry ransomware nightmare
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Simple steps to tiptoe around WannaCry ransomware nightmare

In general, there is no specific evidence that public sector organisations suffer cyber-attacks disproportionately. Called WannaCry or WannaCrypt, the virus has already hit 48 NHS hospitals across Britain ...More..

by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Iran's leader jabs Trump's 'theatrical' Saudi trip

When they attacked Afghanistan (and) Iraq, when they made sanctions against Iran. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani gives a press conference in Tehran, Iran, Monday, May 22, 2017. "We hope that one day Saudi A...More..

Devon Energy Corp (DVN) Stake Raised by Polaris Greystone Financial Group LLC
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Devon Energy Corp (DVN) Stake Raised by Polaris Greystone Financial Group LLC

It also reduced its holding in General Electric Co (NYSE:GE) by 488,400 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 124,733 shares, and cut its stake in Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE:WFC). This is a positive change from Du...More..

by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Over 50000 petitions protesting Betsy DeVos' Bethune-Cookman commencement speech

Protesters pressured the university to rescind its invitation because of comments DeVos has made suggesting that historically black colleges and universities were "pioneers of school choice ". "Secretary...More..