Anthem gives up Cigna bid, vows to fight on over damages

Anthem Inc (ANTM.N) on Friday called off a $54 billion (41.89 billion pounds) deal to buy Cigna Corp (CI.N), one day after the second-largest USA health insurer lost a DE business court ruling that could have kept alive the chances of a combination... More..

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by | Friday, May 12, 2017

US to extend computer ban to Europe?

Flights to the States from several countries in the Middle East and Africa are already affected, with passengers not allowed to carry electronic devices larger than a smartphone in their hand baggage. However, ...More..

Boeing halts test flights of new plane over engine issue
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Boeing halts test flights of new plane over engine issue

Boeing's new 737 MAX 9 aircraft is seen during takeoff on its first flight in Renton, Washington, U.S., April 13, 2017. The Boeing Company saw stock value drop about 1.16 percent, while GE saw a drop of abou...More..

Dakota Access pipes leaked 84 gallons of oil in April
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Dakota Access pipes leaked 84 gallons of oil in April

This is what we have said all along: "oil pipelines leak and spill", Standing Rock Sioux Tribal Chairman Dave Archambault II said in a statement. The spill, the equivalent of two barrels of oil, occurred on...More..

by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Oil up on falling United States inventories, Saudi cuts to Asia

Oil prices pared gains on May 11 after the report was released to trade below $51/bbl, below the $60 level that top OPEC producer Saudi Arabia would like to see. Opec and industry sources said there had been ...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Tunnel collapses at Hanford Nuclear site; officials say no radiation release

Extremely sensitive radiation detectors all over the Hanford Site would have noticed even in a minuscule increase in radiation immediately, the worker explained. That tunnel containing the rail cars may be the ...More..

MTV Awards salute 'Beauty and the Beast,' 'Stranger Things'
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

MTV Awards salute 'Beauty and the Beast,' 'Stranger Things'

The 27-year-old beat Daniel Kaluuya, Hailee Steinfeld, Hugh Jackman, James McAvoy and Taraji P. Henson to the coveted accolade. "And I shouldn't get emotional again because I, like, broke down in my speech!" ...More..

Will Hertz (HTZ) Lose More Ground Post the Q1 Debacle?
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Will Hertz (HTZ) Lose More Ground Post the Q1 Debacle?

Credit Suisse Group AG downgraded shares of Hertz Global Holdings from a "neutral" rating to an "underperform" rating and cut their target price for the company from $27.00 to $15.00 in a research note on Fr...More..

Nasdaq Takes New High As Dow, S&P 500 Fade Into Closing Bell
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Nasdaq Takes New High As Dow, S&P 500 Fade Into Closing Bell

After consolidating for four consecutive trading days, the S&P 500 regained strength and rose to record high levels on Friday. The Nasdaq Composite.IXIC had declined 0.02 percent to 6,099.24. CHECKING IN: M...More..

Target testing next-day delivery
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Target testing next-day delivery

Target is planning to test a next-day delivery of essentials ordered online in the Minneapolis area. "Imagine shopping for your household essentials from Target online - from your go-to brands of laundry dete...More..

by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Trudeau will stand up to Trump on trade

The new USA duties of up to 24 percent on softwood lumber from Canada "gives us hope the USA lumber industry may finally see relief from decades of trade abuses", Reps. "Well, part of the problem with NAFTA i...More..

by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Led Panel OKs Bill to Overhaul Dodd-Frank

That aspect of the rule was challenged by a House Democrat, but yesterday Republicans succeeded in maintaining it by a committee vote of 34-26 along party lines, meaning the House will vote on the Act with ...More..

by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Horizon Pharma PLC (NASDAQ:HZNP) To Buy River Vision Development

Thanks to an increase of nearly 9.8% in the past one month, the stock price is now with underperforming -3.71% so far on the year - still in weak zone. They now have a Dollars 24 price target on the stock. Abou...More..

Fact check: Claims about Trump's tax plan don't hold up
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Fact check: Claims about Trump's tax plan don't hold up

The package is expected to hike the individual's standard deduction, providing modest cut for middle-income people and abridging the process of filing tax returns, as people briefed its details. Read on to lear...More..

Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Downgrades Spirit Realty Capital, Inc (SRC) to Neutral
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Downgrades Spirit Realty Capital, Inc (SRC) to Neutral

The average volume stands around 8.96 million shares. Spirit Realty Capital, Inc is a self-administered and self-managed real estate investment trust (REIT). Blackrock owns 0% invested in Coherent, Inc. Tow...More..

Sinclair to buy Tribune Media, expanding its local TV reach
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Sinclair to buy Tribune Media, expanding its local TV reach

Sinclair will pay $43.50 a share for the Chicago-based broadcasting company. Another one of the companies involved in the Tribune auction, 21st Century Fox, has decided not to move forward with a bid, accordi...More..

by | Monday, May 08, 2017

9-2 favorite Always Dreaming wins Kentucky Derby in the slop

Pletcher had to make adjustments with the workouts leading up to the Derby as Always Dreaming refused to relax. "We have so much success in the past and we haven't won the Derby (together)". "He was getti...More..

Trump's tax plan for corporations
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Trump's tax plan for corporations

As for the overall economy, 90 percent of the 123 CEOs who responded to the survey say an extended delay of tax reform will lead to lower rates of hiring, growth, and investment, hitting companies and workers a...More..

Army arrests 12-year-old PoK boy along LoC in J&K
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Army arrests 12-year-old PoK boy along LoC in J&K

On being challenged by the army's patrol party, the boy immediately surrendered, the spokesman said. The boy will be handed over to the police by the Army for further investigation, he said. According to Army...More..

by | Sunday, May 07, 2017

Forex New - Dollar rises after hawkish FOMC; rates unchanged as expected

Investors who bet on the future path of the fed funds rate project the next rate hike occurring in June, according to CME FedWatch. Fed officials have five more meetings left this year to raise, lower or keep...More..

Trump Says Iran not 'Living up to Spirit' of Nuclear Deal
by | Friday, May 05, 2017

Trump Says Iran not 'Living up to Spirit' of Nuclear Deal

It shouldn't have been negotiated the way it was negotiated". US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson reiterated during a press conference on Wednesday that "the Trump administration is now conducting across th...More..

Other Missouri Areas Could Still Flood
by | Friday, May 05, 2017

Other Missouri Areas Could Still Flood

River levels are cresting in several Missouri communities as floodwaters slowly drain from the state, although forecasts for more rain could cause another round of damaging high water. Amy Beussink, director of...More..

Zacks Investment Research Upgrades Martin Midstream Partners L.P. (MMLP) to
by | Thursday, May 04, 2017

Zacks Investment Research Upgrades Martin Midstream Partners L.P. (MMLP) to "Hold"

It has underperformed by 4.38% the S&P500. A low number in the 1-2 range typically indicates a Buy, 3 represents a Hold and 4-5 represents a consensus Sell rating. The stock decreased 0.36% or $0.42 during the ...More..

Conservatives back revised health bill, GOP moderates balk
by | Thursday, May 04, 2017

Conservatives back revised health bill, GOP moderates balk

The amendment allows states, under certain conditions, to apply for waivers from provisions that ban insurance companies from charging people with pre-existing conditions higher premiums if the state offers h...More..

Fed holds key interest rate steady, downplays recent weak economic data
by | Thursday, May 04, 2017

Fed holds key interest rate steady, downplays recent weak economic data

Low rates have made loans relatively affordable, for example, for businesses and for home and auto buyers. "That bodes well for consumer spending in the second quarter", Reuters said. The $4.5 trillion balance ...More..