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Half of Americans question President Trump's mental stability in new poll


According to the Associated Press' analysis last week of Gallup Poll data , Trump's numbers were historically low, with an approval-rating average of just 39 percent since his inauguration on January 20, 2017. They were split on Trump's crackdown on immigration, with 46 percent saying it was a good thing and 47 percent saying it was not. Approval of the USA government in those countries dropped sharply, the Gallup poll discovered. Read More »

California parents at center of disturbing captivity case have ties to Virginia


She had planned the escape for two years and fled with a sibling who became too scared and turned back, Riverside County authorities said . But the sibling quickly turned back out of fear and re-entered the house. Others who knew the Turpins are sharing their stories about the family as investigators try to piece together why their 13 children were locked in a basement chained to their beds. Read More »

January Gas Prices The Most Expensive In Four Years


Michigan's lowest average price was about $2.49 per gallon in the Traverse City area. $3.08/g in 2017, $2.64/g in 2016, $3.31/g in 2015, $3.98/g in 2014 and $4.08/g in 2013. "Oil prices remain near multi-year highs but do show some signs of buckling at least slightly", said Patrick DeHaan, an analyst with GasBuddy. While gas prices will continue to be steered by the price of oil, they will soon face additional pressure from refinery maintenance season. Read More »

Bacardi buys Patrón for $5 billion


Bacardi has held a "significant minority stake" in Patrón since 2008, and the two companies enjoy a close relationship, but the Tequila maker will now join the likes of Grey Goose and Bombay Sapphire in the Bacardi portfolio. Agave-based beverages, which include tequila and mezcal, have seen sales accelerate over the past decade. According to council spokesman Frank Coleman, total tequila sales in the US jumped 120% between 2002 and 2016. Read More »

Government slashes excise duty on fuel


Diesel prices soared to their highest level of Rs 62.25 per litre in Delhi. Excise duty on petrol has been reduced by 6.5 cents per litre from 45 cents to 38.5 cents, while importers of diesel and paraffin will enjoy a reduction of 7 cents from 40 cents per litre to 33 cents per litre. Read More »

Venice authorities step in after four tourists charged £1000 for meal


However, after the most recent incident was reported around the world, Brugnaro said that if the "shameful episode" was confirmed to be true, city authorities would punish those responsible. The case is just the latest report of tourists being overcharged in restaurants in Venice. The tourists did not refuse to pay the bill and filed a complaint after leaving the city, the Guardian reports. Read More »

United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS) Shares Bought by Noesis Capital Mangement Corp

The Company ended its previous trading session at $45.25 with the gain of 0.22%. About 929,054 shares traded. Among 22 analysts covering United Parcel Service (NYSE: UPS ), 8 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 13 Hold. Northern Tru accumulated 0% or 2.76M shares. Moreover, Evercore Wealth Management Limited Liability Company has 0.36% invested in United Parcel Service, Inc. Read More »

Bank of Japan Sticks to View on 2% Inflation


When both food and energy prices are excluded, however, consumer prices rose just 0.3 percent in November. Investors in Asia will turn to the Bank of Japan's monetary policy decision later in the session for potential clues. However, the Japanese Yen could not sustain these gains. "There is still some distance to 2 percent inflation, so we're in no condition yet to debate the timing of an exit from ultra-easy monetary policy". Read More »

GZI Real Estate Investment Trust (0405.HK) Climbs 0.78% For the Week

It has outperformed by 20.90% the S&P500. Many investors will also choose to follow analyst buy, sell, and price target recommendations. Therefore 75% are positive. (NYSE:ARE). Ubs Asset Mgmt Americas Inc owns 427,547 shares or 0.05% of their USA portfolio. 700 are owned by Huntington Bank. It is negative, as 39 investors sold EXAS shares while 81 reduced holdings. Read More »

BHP Billiton (BLT) Rating Reiterated by Morgan Stanley

About 2.05M shares traded. Chimerix, Inc. (NASDAQ:CMRX) has risen 3.54% since January 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 2.78% the S&P500. (NASDAQ:AMGN). Vigilant Mgmt Ltd Llc invested in 0.03% or 1,250 shares. Moreover, Nelson Van Denburg And Campbell Wealth Mngmt Grp Llc has 1.66% invested in Apple Inc. Read More »

London van attacker meant to kill Muslims: Prosecutors


Speaking for the prosecution, Mr Jonathan Rees QC said: "Importantly, Ms Andrews will say she noticed that the defendant had become obsessed with Muslims in the weeks leading up to the incident". Mr Osborne is believed to have asked a black cab driver for directions to Grosvenor Square, the destination of the marchers, the court heard. " The underlying theme seems to be that the defendant felt that insufficient was being said or done to counter terrorism and the grooming gangs comprising ... Read More »

Wall Street hits record highs after deal to end U.S. shutdown


Japan's Nikkei 225 Index closed just above the unchanged line, while South Korea's Kospi dropped by 0.7%. NASDAQ measures a number of indices reflecting the reaction of USA's high tech markets and business environments on the country's political and economic developments which have an impact on high tech markets. Read More »

Gas station robbery suspects with guns sought by South Haven police


After taking the money, the suspect reportedly took off on foot. "Suspect #2 was also a light-complected black male, wearing dark colored jeans and a black jacket with a white hood". The first one happened on Friday, January 19 at approximately 10 p.m. Searcy police officers responded to an armed robbery at the Valero station located at 316 S. Read More »

Bookmakers' shares fall on fears of United Kingdom government clampdown


Ministers are likely to cut the stake from £100 to £2 after a consultation closes, . But the claim was dismissed as the latest "rumour and speculation" by Ladbrokes chief executive Jim Mullen. William Hill has about 2,400, employing more than 12,500. But they also stressed that "a final decision has not yet been made". Paddy Power Betfair also fell sharply on the London Stock Exchange following a Sunday Times report Mr Hancock believes FOBTs are a "social blight" and "wants the ... Read More »

USA orders extra air cargo screening for Middle East flights


Five Muslim-majority countries are subject to new rules on airplane cargo by USA transport officials anxious about terrorism, according to a report. "These countries were chosen because of a demonstrated intent by terrorist groups to attack aviation from them", according to the TSA. Read More »

U.S. government shutdown to end after temporarily deal is reached


The deal has been little consolation to immigration activists, who are eager to codify protections against deportation for people brought illegally to the children. Schumer claims McConnell made an " agreement " in exchange for Democrat votes on the issue. The White House said the president spent much of Sunday afternoon making a "number of calls and received regular updates from his staff on a number of issues" during the second day of the government shutdown . Read More »

Natixis Lowered Unitedhealth Group INC (UNH) Position by $38.25 Million; Shares Rose

Unitedhealth Group Inc now has $235.43B valuation. The stock increased 0.80% or $0.83 during the last trading session, reaching $104.64. It has underperformed by 11.41% the S&P500. Bruderman Asset Management LLC acquired a new position in UnitedHealth Group during the second quarter valued at approximately $114,000. Lazard Asset Llc invested in 393,075 shares. Read More »

Are Analysts Bullish about Volution Group plc (LON:FAN) after last week?

The rating was maintained by BNP Paribas on Friday, February 12 with "Neutral". Canaccord Genuity reiterated a "buy" rating and set a GBX 555 ($7.53) target price on shares of Polar Capital in a research report on Wednesday, December 6th. The company has market cap of 2.97 billion GBP. The firm offers interior, garden, driveway, and seating and landscape products, including paving, block paving, kerbs, water management, natural stone cladding, street furniture, lighting, traffic calming, ... Read More »

Nassar hearing spurs 2 dozen more women to report they were victims


USA Gymnastics tweeted Monday afternoon: "USA Gym Board of Directors executive leadership - Chairman Paul Parilla , Vice Chairman Jay Binder & Treasurer Bitsy Kelley - tendered their resignations , effective January 21, 2018". It was that comment during a several-minute response that offered thoughts for the victims and support of Michigan State President Lou Anna K. Simon that drew plenty of criticism. Read More »

NXP Semiconductors NV (NXPI) Makes An Interesting Case Right Now

Nxp Semiconductors now has $40.54 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.17% or $0.02 during the last trading session, reaching $12.02. About 538,843 shares traded. Since August 2, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 7 insider sales for $3.55 million activity. The insider Winter Matthew E sold 48,059 shares worth $4.54 million. Read More »

Jimmy Garoppolo set to make over $100K with Patriots' Super Bowl run


Just about everything has gone right for Jimmy Garoppolo in recent months, including his old team making him money with its playoff run. Though the Patriots traded Garoppolo to the San Francisco 49ers in October, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter , Garoppolo will still earn the playoff bonuses on his contract. Read More »

Anti-missile evacuation drill held in Tokyo


But those systems have a mixed track record, even under test conditions. Although about 20 other Japanese cities have already undergone similar drills in recent weeks, it was a first for the capital, which would have only about 10 minutes to recognize and respond to an incoming North Korean missile, according to Hiroyuku Suenaga, a Japanese government official. Read More »

Focus on GDP 'is fuelling inequality', says World Economic Forum report


In a surprisingly stark warning about the impact of short-termism, the WEF calls for a new way of assessing national accomplishment beyond gross domestic product (GDP), a measure it says fuels increasing income and wealth inequality . For example, the U.S. ranks 10 out of 29 for Growth and Development; however, it ranks 28 on Inclusion and 26 on Intergenerational Equity. Its low ranking on Intergenerational Equity (24) suggests it may be storing up problems for the future. Read More »

Wynn Resorts 4Q Earnings, Sales Top Wall Street Forecasts


Css Limited Liability Corporation Il has 24,511 shares. The Volatility 3m is a similar percentage determined by the daily log normal returns and standard deviation of the share price over 3 months. Among 3 analysts covering Tuniu ( NASDAQ:TOUR ), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Tuniu had 5 analyst reports since December 8, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Read More »

UK's 'loneliness minister' puts spotlight on issue Canada needs to tackle


U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May announced Wednesday the creation of a ministerial lead on loneliness. A survey conducted by her office previous year found that even seniors in residential care facilities in B.C. The New York Times reported that a fund would be set up to help the government and charities working under the Minister for loneliness to develop a strategy that would tackle the problem at its core. Read More »

Rob Gronkowski exits game after helmet-to-helmet hit


Quarterback Tom Brady said Monday morning in a WEEI radio interview that he didn't see Gronkowski after the game, but sent him a text that they were "all thinking about him". It's never easy to tell, especially when you're dealing with a player who has as many injuries as Gronkowski. "I just keep doing my job and doing what I can do". Read More »