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Dow Jones Closes at Record High, Notches All-Time Intraday High

The benchmark index climbed 123.07 points, or 0.6%, to 21,532.14. The Nasdaq Composite . IXIC was up 11.84 points, or 0.19 percent, at 6,286.28. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is one of several indices created by Wall Street Journal editor and Dow Jones & Company co-founder Charles Dow. Read More »

Knicks to hire Perry as team's new GM

According to ESPN and USA Today , the Kings and Knicks are negotiating a financial compensation package that would allow Perry to leave the Kings and join the Knicks. Adrian Wojnarowski first reported earlier Thursday afternoon that the Kings granted Perry permission to speak with the Knicks. Perry has a front-office history that includes stops in Seattle, Oklahoma City, Detroit, Orlando and Sacramento. Read More »

Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) Receives An Update From Brokers


The stock rose 0.53% or $0.3 reaching $55.47 per share. About shares traded. Applied Optoelectronics Inc (AAOI) has risen 622.05% since July 13, 2016 and is uptrending. It also upped Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL) stake by 13,768 shares and now owns 104,946 shares. Jefferies Group LLC reaffirmed a "hold" rating and set a $62.00 target price on shares of Wells Fargo & Company in a report on Wednesday, April 5th. Read More »

Bernanke and Other Heavyweights Warn Trump Against Steel Tariffs


Trump said China and other nations are responsible for selling cheap steel imports here, turning the United States into "a dumping ground". "And I suspect that's what they're doing with the bourbon industry". Strow said there are far more people in the region employed in the automobile industry than in steel. "Our North American steel and aluminum industries support good middle class jobs, are highly integrated, and our trade is highly balanced", said Adam Austen. Read More »

Packers QB Rodgers 'on back nine of career'

The Green Bay Packers lost in the NFC Championship Game in two of the past three seasons, with those defeats coming at Seattle in 2014 and at Atlanta previous year. Rodgers believes the Packers have room to improve this season and thinks the team could reach Super Bowl if they can put together a stronger regular season. Read More »

IIFA weekend is just around the corner


Andre Timmins, Wizcraft Intl. director, said: "I am really looking forward to the IIFA Festival this year as we are premiering our event in New York City and this is the ideal destination as we start to creatively evolve and grow the brand and its events". Read More »

Microsoft Is Already Making Big Xbox Plans For Gamescom


Xbox clarifies that your newly uploaded avatar image must still follow the Xbox Live Code of Conduct , however, so give that a read before deciding if you want to get cheeky with your new profile pic. To line up with today's update on the Xbox One, Microsoft is also updating the Xbox App on iOS and Android. Users can create a LFG from a game hub, and then share it to the Activity Feed or to a specific group though Messages. Read More »

Nelson Semedo: Barcelona agree deal for Benfica right-back

Reports earlier on Thursday stated Barca sporting director Robert Fernandez and Javier Bordas had travelled to Lisbon to conclude a deal for the right-back. This will also be the third signing for the Catalan side having signed Marlon Santos and Gerard Deulofeu. With the right-back position sorted, Barca's priority is now finding a new central midfielder, with Paris Saint-Germain's Marco Verratti, Guangzhou Evergrande's Paulinho and Santos' Lucas Lima all targets. Read More »

Fabio Aru claims yellow jersey, Bardet nabs win


Froome tried to respond but didn't have the legs to follow - yet Bardet did. "But Bardet, (Colombia's Rigoberto) Uran and Aru are all very close". "It was a very, very hard finish", he said. Riders face three category-one climbs on the 63-mile day, with a 16-mile descent to the finish on Bastille Day, when French riders are always motivated to go for stage wins. Read More »

Cubs acquire Jose Quintana from White Sox in blockbuster 5-player trade

The 28-year old Quintana is controllable through 2020 via a pair of club options, meaning that the Cubs achieved their goal of acquiring a starting pitcher to bolster their rotation that was *not* a rental. Before that, you have to go back to 1998 for a Matt Karchner and Jon Garland swap. He was the Midwest League's Most Valuable Player in 2016. While Quintana, a controllable, frontline starter heads to the North Side, the Chicago White Sox add an elite outfield prospect in Eloy Jimenez. Read More »

Brewers trade 1B Garrett Cooper to Yankees for lefty reliever Tyler Webb


The right-handed hitter went 1-for-3 with 1R and 1RBI in Wednesday's Triple-A All-Star Game. Joel Sherman reports that 1B/OF prospect Garrett Cooper will be heading to NY to complete the deal. The 26-year-old Cooper was selected by Milwaukee in the sixth round of the 2013 First-Year Player Draft. The Brewers announced Thursday that Webb had been assigned to Triple-A Colorado Springs, though as a lefty reliever with good control, it's likely he'll be promoted to the majors at some point ... Read More »

Premier League earnings set to top £4.5 billion


While the latest accounts are yet to be published, that figure is believed to have increased considerably last term, which was the first season of a lucrative new television rights deal, worth a total of £8.4bn for domestic and global markets, or £2.8bn per season, over three years from 2016 to 2019. Read More »

Meet up in Tanzania for Gor Mahia friendly


With all attention in Tanzania firmly set on English Premier League (EPL) heavyweights Everton FC and their star attraction Wayne Rooney , spare a thought for Thursday opponents, Gor Mahia FC. Crowds flocked wherever Rooney went in the buildup to the game. Everton are touring East Africa as part of their preparations for the upcoming Premier League season after signing a deal with Kenyan betting firm SportPesa to become the club's new shirt sponsor. Read More »

Blind sends strength to Ajax's Nouri


On Monday Ajax revealed Nouri's heart was functioning normally and appeared to be undamaged, adding that it was "too soon to say anything about his recovery, as his brain function can not be tested properly as long as he is kept asleep". "The blow is also being felt at Ajax, though we knew we had to consider this scenario". It's bad. We feel enormously with his parents, siblings and other relatives. Read More »

Baylor senior selected for 2017 preseason All-Big 12 team


West Virginia University senior running back Justin Crawford has been named to the Big 12 Preseason All-Conference team, and redshirt junior quarterback Will Grier was named preseason Big 12 Newcomer of the Year, selected by media representatives who cover the league. Read More »

Wimbledon 2017: Magdalena Rybarikova all set to fly free

Muguruza kicked off her campaign at the All England Club with a straight sets win over Ekaterina Alexandrova before doing the same against Belgian Yanina Wickmayer 6-2, 6-4 and then Sorana Cirstea in the third round 6-2, 6-2. "Pain persecuted me, I felt extremely limited, which for any athlete extremely uncomfortable" Rybarikova said two weeks ago in an interview for the daily Pravda. Read More »

Jurgen Klopp comments on Dominic Solanke's Liverpool debut


The breakthrough goal arrived 34 minutes in as Davies committed to getting a loose ball with his leg, only to catch a lively Ojo and concede a penalty, which Milner just about tucked into the bottom corner of the net. Other names missing from the Liverpool FC roster for the friendly were Adam Lallana and Phillip Coutinho, who only returned for pre-season on Tuesday and need time to build better base. Read More »

Morris scores twice, USA beats Martinique 3-2 in Gold Cup

As expected, United States of America made the brighter start and went close to taking an 11th-minute lead, but Morris headed a set-piece from the right just wide. Martinique pulled a goal back two minutes later when Kevin Parsemain scored. Soon after, though, Martinique (1-1-0) responded against a softening USA defense. Read More »

Manchester United eye move for Tiemoué Bakayoko after unveiling Romelu Lukaku


Medical in next few days. Mourinho, schadenfreude firmly intact, is focussed on improving Manchester United's season ahead but if the Daily Express reports are correct, he is also intent on wrecking Chelsea's title defence. The Blues have also offered Morata wages of £150,000 a week on a five-year contract, according to London's Evening Standard . Therefore, Bakayoko has been eyed by the Portuguese manager in an attempt to add steel to his side's midfield. Read More »

How to watch Wimbledon 2017 online


The Swiss who is seeking a record extending 19 Grand Slam cruised to the semifinal stage after seeing off his opponent 6-4, 6-2, 7-6 in straight sets. Widely pensioned off after hobbling out of Wimbledon previous year with a career-threatening knee injury, not even Federer could have imagined how ridiculously successful his 2017 season would be. Read More »

Milan, l'agente di Biglia a Milano


Per sostituire Biglia vicino al Milan , la Lazio pensa a Lucas Leiva in scadenza nel 2018 col Liverpool: è l'altro nome in pole insieme ad Arslan . In passato il brasiliano fu nel mirino di diverse squadre italiane, dal Milan alla Roma passando per l'Inter e questa potrebbe essere la volta buona per trovare l'intesa per il suo arrivo in Serie A . Read More »

US Democrats in new bid to push Russian Federation and Iran sanctions bill


Israel had opposed the worldwide nuclear agreement with Iran. A senior GOP leadership aide said that there has been a White House effort to "educate" Hill Republicans on their concerns with the bill. "Instead they're searching high and low for excuses to drag out the process, weaken the bill, and let Russian Federation and the White House off the hook". Read More »

Federer, Djokovic wonder if Wimbledon courts can improve


Williams, who last won the title at the All England Club in 2008, advanced to the quarterfinals by beating 19-year-old Ana Konjuh 6-3, 6-2. Williams will next face French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko in the quarterfinals. Against Berdych, Djokovic called a medical time out after losing the first set tie-break and received attention on his right arm before he withdrew. Read More »

National Basketball Association reduces maximum amount of timeouts


Coaches typically hoard as many timeouts as allowed for the end of a close game for strategic reasons, including substituting for offense or defense, depending on score and situation. In overtime, teams previously had three timeouts but that has been decreased to two. "With the new placement of the trade deadline", the release explained, "teams will be able to settle their rosters before the All-Star break and avoid the disruptions that result from players joining new teams just as ... Read More »

Peyton Manning talks about golfing with Donald Trump


Peyton Manning will host this evening's ESPYs - ESPN's entertaining and emotional annual sports awards show. "I had a lot of people tell me not to do it", Manning said during an appearance on " Jimmy Kimmel Live ". Manning, a Republican, indicated that he would golf with any president. In the segment above, Kimmel asked the future Hall of Fame quarterback why he golfed with President Trump. Read More »