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Markets Stocks wobble as bond yields set four-year highs
Author: 0 Stocks wobble as bond yields set four-year highs

The S&P 500 index rose 0.15 points to 2,670.29. Global equities slipped on Monday as U.S. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note continued to trade at four-year highs, rising to 2.98 percent from 2.96 percent. That followed USA frustration with Russian policy in Syria and Ukraine, as well as alleged election interference. Some lingering worries that European Central Bank policymakers may signal a more cautious stance at a policy meeting on Thursday also pulled the single currency ...

Markets Google parent Alphabet sees profit jump 73pc on advertising boom
Author: 0 Google parent Alphabet sees profit jump 73pc on advertising boom

Alphabet Inc . has a 1 year low of $849.86 and a 1 year high of $1,186.89. In the fourth quarter, Amazon's capex rose 50 percent and Facebook Inc .'s spending almost doubled. Worldwide sales for the California-based tech giant, which owns internet search engine Google, increased to 31.1 billion up 26 percent from the first quarter past year.

Markets Sensex Rises Over 100 Points, Nifty Above 10600; Hindalco Slumps 7%
Author: 0 Sensex Rises Over 100 Points, Nifty Above 10600; Hindalco Slumps 7%

It has fallen 1.5 per cent so far this month. On Monday, The Sensex ended at 34,450, up 35.19 points, while the broader Nifty50 closed at 10,584, up 20.65 points. Extending its losing run for the sixth straight session, the rupee on Monday plummeted by a staggering 36 paise to hit a fresh 13-month low of 66.48 against the USA dollar as rising crude prices and sustained foreign fund outflows led to subdued forex market sentiment.

Markets Trump Blasts OPEC Over 'Artificially' High Oil Prices
Author: 0 Trump Blasts OPEC Over 'Artificially' High Oil Prices

Not unsurprisingly, the Saudis want even more; they want their oil market dominance back. United States producers, most of whom are independents and Trump supporters, have been the biggest beneficiaries of the price surge and production cap.

Markets Authorities accepting unwanted medication on national drug collection day
Author: 0 Authorities accepting unwanted medication on national drug collection day

Stockdale. This week's event continues Adelphi University's unblemished record of participating in every National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day sponsored by the U.S. Nationwide, 4,508 tons have been collected since September 2010. Studies show that a majority of abused prescription drugs are obtained from family and friends, including from the home medicine cabinet.

Markets Sears' biggest shareholder offers to buy Kenmore brand
Author: 0 Sears' biggest shareholder offers to buy Kenmore brand

Not everyone is convinced that Sears shareholders are getting the best end of the deal. (Sears, however, did begin selling the appliance line on Amazon.com a year ago.) ESL also indicated it could offer to buy Sears' real estate, including the $1.2 billion in debt associated with it, if the board asked it to.

Markets Gas prices spike across state, country
Author: 0 Gas prices spike across state, country

Prices on the west coast continue to be the highest in the country with some locations in California as high as $3.32 a gallon on average. On Monday, the average fuel price in Naples jumped by nine cents over the past week to $2.75 per gallon, while drivers in Lee County have seen a jump of 13 cents to $2.70 per gallon.

Markets USA eases sanctions stance on Rusal; aluminum prices tumble
Author: 0 USA eases sanctions stance on Rusal; aluminum prices tumble

Last week, a German lobby for metal companies warned that sanctions against Russia's top aluminum producer are likely to hit European vehicle production since RUSAL owns an aluminum refinery in Ireland , which is crucial for the auto industry on the continent.

Markets Were Analysts Bullish Severfield plc (LON:SFR) This Week?
Author: 0 Were Analysts Bullish Severfield plc (LON:SFR) This Week?

Amalgamated Bank accumulated 34,787 shares. Oppenheimer & Co reported 0.02% of its capital in Smith & Nephew plc (LON:SN). American Depositary Share (NASDAQ:AKTX) had an increase of 0.94% in short interest. Analysts await intu properties plc (LON:INTU) to report earnings on May, 22. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and sixteen have given a buy rating to the stock.

Markets 12-year-old boy steals parents' credit card, flies to Bali alone
Author: 0 12-year-old boy steals parents' credit card, flies to Bali alone

A Current Affair reports 12-year-old Drew , from Sydney stole his mum's credit-card, duped his grandmother into handing over his passport and then organised a secret week away in Bali . As per the twelve-year-old, he said that they just asked for his ID and passport to prove that he is above twelve tears of age and that he is in secondary school.

Author: 0 3.97% Less Glaxosmithkline Plc (NYSE:GSK) Short Interest

GSK is reaching $40 during the last trading session, after increased 0.30%.Currently GlaxoSmithKline plc is downtrending after 10.07% change in last April 22, 2017. Waddell And Reed invested in 1.21 million shares or 0.1% of the stock. After $1.12 actual EPS reported by Lazard Ltd for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -5.36% negative EPS growth.

Markets Man tasered on AA flight after allegedly fondling female passenger
Author: 0 Man tasered on AA flight after allegedly fondling female passenger

When Garcia still refused to walk off the plane, officers carried him out all while yelling at the officers and other passengers. In a video taken by another passenger, which has been verified by American Airlines, Garcia is seen being held back by three police officers while asking, "What is the reason you're removing me from this plane?" That's when the flight crew announced that passengers would have to de-plane and called police on board to arrest Garcia.

Markets VW Showing Tech Prowess with Pikes Peak EV Racer
Author: 0 VW Showing Tech Prowess with Pikes Peak EV Racer

It is not unheard of for finish-line temperatures at the 14,115-foot (4,302-meter) summit of Pikes Peak to be below freezing at the end of June. The low slung prototype is fitted with lithium-ion batteries developed by Volkswagen's newly established battery plant in Braunschweig, Germany.

Markets Woman fined $500 for taking an apple in carry-on baggage
Author: 0 Woman fined $500 for taking an apple in carry-on baggage

She put the apple in her bag so she could eat it later. Ms Tadlock said she told the Customs agent that she had just received the apple as a snack from Delta and asked if she could throw it out or eat it. Delta said in a statement that customers are encouraged to follow U.S. Customs and Border protection protocols. According to regulations from U.S.

Markets Southwest plane passenger dilemma: Protect child or try to save victim
Author: 0 Southwest plane passenger dilemma: Protect child or try to save victim

Flight tracking website Flightradar24 estimated the plane descended from 31,684 feet to 10,000 feet in about five minutes. Those 22 harrowing minutes of chaos aboard Southwest Airlines Flight 1380 carrying 149 people could become the stuff of a Hollywood movie, much like the box-office hit "The Miracle on the Hudson" which starred Tom Hanks who portrayed Sully Sullenberger, the cool-headed pilot who landed US Airways Flight 1589 on the Hudson River in 2009 after a flock of birds ...

Markets TCS becomes India's first company to breach $100 billion market capitalisation
Author: 0 TCS becomes India's first company to breach $100 billion market capitalisation

Currently, the full market cap of TCS is at Rs 6.70 lakh crore ($101 billion) while the free-float market cap is at Rs 1.74 lakh crore ($26 billion). India's top software services exporter is more confident about BFSI revenues from North America as client discussions show there is "not much stress left in the system", and this could potentially translate into better client spending through the course of the year, CEO Rajesh Gopinathan had said.

Markets Southwest Cancels More Than 40 Flights for Engine Inspections
Author: 0 Southwest Cancels More Than 40 Flights for Engine Inspections

The blast sent a piece of shrapnel flying, smashing through a window and causing passenger Jennifer Riordan to be partially sucked through the hole. The emergency ADs come three days after a CFM56-7B-powered Southwest Airlines 737-700 carrying 144 passengers and five crew made an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport after experiencing an apparent left-engine explosion.