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Is Nike joining the Amazon roster?

Is Nike joining the Amazon roster? The hedge fund held 886,512 shares of the public utilities company at the end of 2016Q4, valued at $18.40M, down from 939,775 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Following the transaction, the chairman now directly owns 1,966,235 shares of the company's stock, valued at $109,126,042.50. Cornerstone has 4,638 shares. [Full Article...]

Amazon said to be planning price cuts at Whole Foods

In a town hall meeting the day the deal was announced, Whole Foods CEO John Mackey shed light on how the deal went down - and it's unorthodox. Mackey explained that he and his top execs first "flew up to Seattle" to talk with Amazon about a possible merger a little over six weeks ago. [Full Article...]

Amazon's deal to buy Whole Foods crushes stocks of supermarkets

Amazon's deal to buy Whole Foods crushes stocks of supermarkets Whole Foods' conversations with banks took place before the company was approached by Amazon , so Goldman was also vying for a role with Whole Foods . By coming under the Amazon umbrella, Whole Foods may develop new methods for distributing food that could also allow it to reach more customers, Eggers says . [Full Article...]

Traders Purchase High Volume of Put Options on Whiting Petroleum Corporation (WLL)

Traders Purchase High Volume of Put Options on Whiting Petroleum Corporation (WLL) About shares traded. Whiting Petroleum Corp (NYSE: WLL ) has declined 20.87% since June 21, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 12.44% the S&P500. Its last month's stock price volatility remained 8.21% which for the week stands at 7.00%. It has a market cap of $565.63 Million. 17,069,968 shares of the company were exchanged. [Full Article...]

Tesco battles grocery home shopping glitch affecting thousands of orders

Tesco battles grocery home shopping glitch affecting thousands of orders The supermarket chain said that up to 10% of online orders were impacted by the system glitch even as customers took to social media to report their anguish over cancelled home deliveries. Some shoppers had deliveries axed just half an hour before they were due to turn up. One disappointed customer said on Twitter: 'Tesco shopping delivery is late. [Full Article...]

500, Rs. 1000 notes to RBI by July 20

500, Rs. 1000 notes to RBI by July 20 A finance ministry announcement on Tuesday said banks, post offices and district central cooperative banks can deposit the scrapped Rs1,000 and Rs500 notes with the RBI within 30 days and exchange these for new notes. They will also get the exchange value for such notes. The gazette notification says the DCCBs can now deposit the demonetised currency, collected during the five days betwe... [Full Article...]

Jack Ma warns about dangers of AI

Jack Ma warns about dangers of AI E-Commerce behemoth Alibaba wants to teach US small businesses how to sell to the Chinese. There is so much innovation happening here, so many small and medium-sized businesses that have great products, the more opportunity they have to sell the more demand there is for what they do. [Full Article...]

Asian market investors spooked by Fed rate hike and Trump probe

The pan-European STOXX 600 index dropped 0.5 percent, led lower by the basic resources and oil and gas sectors, as the stronger dollar weighed on metals prices. In London the Bank of England surprised markets when three out of eight rate setters voted to hike the Bank Rate at the latest meeting, signaling an about-turn on its decision to cut rates and restart its legacy bond buying program in the ... [Full Article...]

Home sales up in May, but buyers face sharply rising prices

Home sales up in May, but buyers face sharply rising prices United States existing-home sales rose more than forecast in May, according to the National Association of Realtors . Sales of previously owned homes rose just 1.1% in May to a seasonally-adjusted annual rate of 5.62 million. The lack of homes on the market has caused prices to rise are more than double the pace of wages. Short sales were on the market the longest at a median of 94 days in Ma... [Full Article...]

Pentagon agrees to Dollars 12 billion jet deal with Qatar

Pentagon agrees to Dollars 12 billion jet deal with Qatar The U.S. military announced a similar $21.1 billion deal in November, in the waning days of the Obama administration, for 72 F-15QA fighter jets for Qatar , the Associated Press reported. It also comes amid a diplomatic fallout between a Saudi-led bloc of nations and Qatar . Indeed, Trump publicly condemned Qatar - where 10,000 American troops are stationed - for funding "terrorism at a ve... [Full Article...]

Shanghai stocks jump on MSCI call, buck Asia retreat

Shanghai stocks jump on MSCI call, buck Asia retreat In the broader overhaul, MSCI surprised many investors by failing to upgrade Argentina from the frontier market category where it has languished in recent years, but said it would consult investors about adding Saudi Arabia to the benchmark. [Full Article...]

Obama: We never stopped trying to get Otto Warmbier home

Analysts say his death will likely cast a shadow on relations between the USA and North Korea and compound efforts by South Korea's new liberal president, Moon Jae-in, to improve ties with the North. "But I don't think it's the government's role to tell us where we can and cannot go", Wheatley said. But top Pyongyang officials, including a prosecutor, always made it clear they were going to trad... [Full Article...]

MSCI adds China-listed stocks to index in long-awaited move

The addition is widely regarded as a landmark moment in China's road to opening up its vast domestic financial market to the world, boosting its credibility as a global economic power, and strengthening the worldwide status of its currency . [Full Article...]

UK government's priority is to win best possible Brexit deal

UK government's priority is to win best possible Brexit deal The speech did not make reference to pledges in the manifesto to tax the elderly more heavily for their own care and take free lunches from schoolchildren, policies slammed by opposition parties and the public. The queen said the "Great Repeal Bill" would repeal the European Communities Act, the 1972 legislation that enshrined Britain's membership of the European bloc. [Full Article...]

Tesla's Autopilot chief quits

Tesla's Autopilot chief quits Earlier this year, Tesla's head of computer vision, David Nistér, left to make high-definition maps at Nvidia after Tesla hired the creator of the Swift programming language, Chris Lattner, from Apple to lead the Autopilot software team . [Full Article...]

$0.00 EPS Expected for Sirius XM Canada Holdings Inc (XSR)

Equities analysts predict that Sirius XM Holdings will post $0.18 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. When we see the company's Volatility, it now has a monthly volatility of 2.61% and weekly volatility of 1.87%. The typical day in the last two weeks has seen about a 0.79% volatility. Sirius XM Holdings also was the target of some unusual options trading on Monday. [Full Article...]

Dash Cam Video of Philando Castile's Fatal Shooting Has Been Released

Dash Cam Video of Philando Castile's Fatal Shooting Has Been Released Reynolds narrated the horrific incident in Facebook footage that went viral and prompted outcry over police treatment of black people. Nearly a year ago in St. "And at that point I was scared and I was in fear for my life and my partner's life", Yanez told investigators. The back door of the auto then opens and Reynolds' small daughter rushes from the vehicle and into the arms of another p... [Full Article...]

Uber co-founder forced to resign as Chief Executive

Uber co-founder forced to resign as Chief Executive The U.S. Justice Department is investigating Uber's past usage of phony software created to thwart local government regulators who wanted to check on whether Uber was carrying passengers without permission. He said then that the company's administration would fall to a committee of over 10 executives in his absence. As well as Mr Kalanick's immediate resignation, they demanded the board appoin... [Full Article...]

Diageo buys George Clooney's tequila Casamigos for $1bn

Diageo said the deal includes an initial consideration of $700 million and up to another $300 million depending on performance over 10 years. The deal is expected to close in second half of the year. "We look forward to building on the remarkable success of Casamigos to date". Casamigos was founded in 2013 by Clooney along with developer Mike Meldman and entertainment entrepreneur Rande Ger... [Full Article...]

DUP talks not going as expected - Sky sources

But the source said agreement before Wednesday's State Opening of Parliament could not entirely be ruled out if there was movement in the talks between the parties. After initial signs of progress, the Conservatives were forced to row back on a premature announcement that agreement had been reached, and talks have now dragged on for 11 days without reaching a conclusion. [Full Article...]


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