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Fox stock gains ground following O'Reilly firing

On Wednesday, O'Reilly, host of the Fox primetime show "The O'Reilly Factor", was sacked following a cloud of harassment allegations against him. "After a thorough and careful review of the allegations, the company and Bill O'Reilly have agreed that Bill O'Reilly will not be returning to the Fox News Channel", said 21 Century Fox. [Full Article...]

Occupied Kashmir rocks by pro-freedom, anti-India protests by student community

Occupied Kashmir rocks by pro-freedom, anti-India protests by student community They were also raising slogans against the alleged highhandedness of forces on students at many places of Kashmir. According to the Divisional Administration Kashmir, teaching work in all the Higher Secondary Institutions of the Kashmir Division shall remain suspended till April 21, 2017 as a precautionary measure. [Full Article...]

What Terrorism, Put Options, Sunday's French Election Have in Common

What Terrorism, Put Options, Sunday's French Election Have in Common French Prime Minister Bernard Cazeneuve speaks next to Interior Minister Matthias Fekl (L) and Justice Minister Jean-Jacques Urvoas after a meeting of the Defense Council on April 21, 2017 at the Elysee Palace in Paris, after a gunman opened fire on police on the Champs-Elysees. [Full Article...]

EPA seeks to scuttle cleanup of coal power plant pollution

The geologist in the EPA's Office of Air and Radiation downloaded over 7,000 pornographic files on an agency server and admitted to masturbating at work. "Whatever the deficiencies of the Region 5 office, the folks there do play a critical role in protecting human health and the environment". Mike Mikulka, president of the American Federation of Government Employees Local 704, which represents l... [Full Article...]

Facebook to push augmented reality

Facebook to push augmented reality We already know that simple versions of such graphics are already in the market. "Think about how numerous things we have in our lives actually don't need to be physical - they can be digital - and think about how much more affordable and accessible they're going to be when they are". [Full Article...]

The political world waits on Georgia race, Ossoff

That is crucial if Democrats are to have a shot at reaching their stated objective: reclaiming control of the House of Representatives in next year's mid-term elections. He took all but one percent of the vote secured by Democratic candidates, which means that Republicans as a whole won a narrow majority. It is not known why, but Trump took to Twitter, of course, to say his political party had w... [Full Article...]

US Crude Oil Inventories Drop 2.2M Barrels Last Week

US Crude Oil Inventories Drop 2.2M Barrels Last Week Traders attributed the up-and-down action to the drawdown in inventories against another increase in US production, higher inventories at the Cushing, Oklahoma, oil hub, and traders exiting profitable trades after the last two weeks of price gains. [Full Article...]

Triple talaq crippling lives of Muslim women: India PM Modi

He got off the vehicle and walked for about half-a- km near Jaidev Vihar, mingling freely with the people before arriving at Janata Maidan, the venue of the two-day national executive. "That sounds like Hitler talking about his 1000-year Reich", said a Congress leader. In the 2014 Lok Sabha polls, despite the Modi wave in many parts of the country, the BJP could manage to win only one seat from ... [Full Article...]

Paris attack will 'probably help' Le Pen in France

Paris attack will 'probably help' Le Pen in France The man was armed with a Kalashnikov rifle and was shot dead as he tried to flee. One officer was killed, as was the gunman. Initial eyewitness reports said the dead gendarme had been shot while in his vehicle, which was stationary at traffic lights. [Full Article...]

H-1B not immigration but trade, services issue

H-1B not immigration but trade, services issue Trump, meanwhile, on signing the executive order, that calls for a review of the H-1B visa programme, said they should never be used to replace American workers and be must given to the most skilled and highest paid applicants. We are talking to clients about offshoring more work to India, and the work done by junior employees can be brought to India", the report said citing one executive at the c... [Full Article...]

Securities Analyst Recommendations: Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY), Opko Health, Inc. (OPK)

They now have a Dollars 75 price target on the stock. A number of brokerages have recently issued reports on OXY. As analysts monitor volatile markets in recent weeks they have updated their price targets on shares of Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC). [Full Article...]

Man Group posts 10% rise in funds under management

Man Group posts 10% rise in funds under management Man Group also benefited from USD800.0 million in gains on currency movements, primarily driven by the weakening of the USA dollar against the Australian dollar, Japanese yen and euro. Chief executive officer Luke Ellis says a "good pipeline of interest from clients" coming into 2017 contributed to positive net inflows. Meanwhile, the completed acquisition of USA and Europe-based real asset mana... [Full Article...]

Government plans home delivery of petroleum products

Government plans home delivery of petroleum products Home delivery of fuel is being mulled as the world's third biggest oil consumer experiments with daily price revision of petrol and diesel at select towns beginning May 1. The introduction of online delivery option will help reduce the share of cash transactions drastically. The Point of Sale (PoS) machines were provided in large numbers at fuel stations across the nation. [Full Article...]

Highbridge Capital Management LLC Boosts Position in Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. (IBKR)

That value represents a market adjusting for revenues that have been falling by -19.33 % on a quarterly year/year basis as of the company's last quarterly report. The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, June 14th. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, May 30th. [Full Article...]

Two high-speed trading firms merge in $1.4 billion deal

Two high-speed trading firms merge in $1.4 billion deal Let's have a look at some of the important valuation ratios of the Virtu Financial, Inc. KCG shares gained $1.98 per share, or 11.2%, to $19.72. Analysts await Virtu Financial Inc (NASDAQ:VIRT) to report earnings on May, 3. now owns 23,266 shares of the financial services provider's stock worth $348,000 after buying an additional 3,500 shares in the last quarter. 2996757 shares were traded on ... [Full Article...]

Royal Bank of Canada Reiterates "Hold" Rating for ASML Holding NV (ASML)

Royal Bank of Canada Reiterates They set a "buy" rating on the stock. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated a "buy" rating on shares of ASML Holding NV in a research report on Monday, January 23rd. The earnings of Yandex N.V. (YNDX) are forecasted by the analysts to move at $0.16 in current quarter, from $0.17 a year-ago quarter. As per the consensus estimate, the company's year-on-year revenue growth is expected to be at 31.29% durin... [Full Article...]

Howard Dean Suggests The First Amendment Doesn't Protect Ann Coulter

Coulter has vowed to stick to the original April 27 date, which she says was tacitly agreed to by the UC-Berkeley administration when she agreed to conditions that the university set, such as limiting the audience of the speech to students and declining to announce the location of the speech until shortly before it begins. [Full Article...]

Australia changes temporary visas

Responding to a query, External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Gopal Baglay said that the government was examining consequences of the new policy in consultation with all stakeholders. Accounting giant KPMG criticised the decision, saying "there is no evidence the current system is not working". The 457 visa was introduced in the 1990s to expedite the entry of business professionals and highly sk... [Full Article...]

Watchdog Ofcom reveals plan to open up BT's broadband network to competitors

Watchdog Ofcom reveals plan to open up BT's broadband network to competitors The main objective it to provide broadband connections to homes and small businesses, but competitive operators will be able to connect large enterprises if the fibres are mixed use. Ofcom consultation into the matter came about due its concerns that the United Kingdom is lagging behind others in the deployment of a full fibre network (i.e. [Full Article...]

Trump says Paris attack will help Le Pen in election

France's election kicks off Sunday. Sunday's round of voting will be followed by a second-round runoff on May 7 between the top two candidates. Four candidates, Emmanuel Macron, Marine Le Pen, Francois Fillon, and Jean-Luc Melenchon - are within percentage points of one another in the polls , but only two will advance to the run-off in May. [Full Article...]


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