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Author: 0 CEO Evan Spiegel Just Lost $1.22 Billion After Snapchat Earnings

Consequently, SNAP stock tumbled more than 23% in after-hours trade yesterday, wiping off about $6 billion of its total market value. Although revenue for Snap was close to quadrupled during the quarter, it rose to only $150 million and was short of what analysts on Wall Street estimated of $158 million.

Finance United flight delayed after scorpion reported aboard
Author: 0 United flight delayed after scorpion reported aboard

United issued a statement saying that "a scorpion reportedly emerged from a customer's clothing". Paramedics examined the man and came to the conclusion he had not been stung, A.P. There was another scorpion scare aboard a United Airlines flight. Back in April - the same week of the infamous dragging incident - a scorpion fell onto a man's head and stung him.

Finance How will the new bank tax affect consumers?
Author: 0 How will the new bank tax affect consumers?

The Government has also heard the anger over housing prices. "So what is the basis here?" 'If you keep that tax rate at that level for the next 10 years people won't have jobs, so this is a policy created to grow the economy and draw in investment'.

Author: 0 South Korea's Moon to send envoys to Beijing to ease tensions

America's role in the region could be set to change as well, with Moon emphasizing that South Korea needs to stand its ground when it comes to Washington. Furthermore, tensions with North Korea will only rise since citizens believe that the United States missile defense system in South Korea could provoke Kim Jong-Un to initialize a nuclear strike.

Finance JC Penney set to hit record low as department store woes continue
Author: 0 JC Penney set to hit record low as department store woes continue

The venerable retailer posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.06 and $2.7 billion in revenues . Sales at clothing stores fell 0.5 percent in April, while sales at online retailers, such as Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O), jumped 1.4 percent, according to data released by the Commerce Department data on Friday.

Author: 0 Stiff headwinds for GOP on health care, tax reform

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, told reporters Tuesday that the GOP agreed that governors need "the flexibility to design Medicaid programs to meet the needs of their populations", though he did not say that would be in the final bill. The Washington Post declared this allegation categorically false. Last semester, only 1,835 students were enrolled under Loyola's student health plan, according to Campbell.

Finance US, China reach deal on natural gas, beef
Author: 0 US, China reach deal on natural gas, beef

Officially known as the US-China Economic Cooperation 100-day plan, the agreement may have averted a risky trade war between the two nations that would have caused huge damage to the meat industry. Additionally on agriculture, China's National Biosafety Committee will hold a meeting by the end of this month to evaluate eight pending US biotechnology product applications.

Author: 0 China's C919 airliner gets set to challenge Airbus and Boeing

Comac itself functions as the main vehicle in implementing large passenger aircraft programs in China. The jet's development is a key step on the path laid out by Chinese leaders to transform the country from the world's low-priced factory into a creator of profitable technology.

Finance Apple Invests $200 Million in Corning
Author: 0 Apple Invests $200 Million in Corning

Now it's ready to announce the first big investment from its Advanced Manufacturing Fund. Apple said the investment will go toward Corning's research and development, equipment needs and state-of-the-art glass processing. "It's only fitting that the first commitment from that fund be for Corning and specifically for Harrodsburg, where so much of our history is", Williams said.

Finance India's retail inflation eases to 2.99 pct in April
Author: 0 India's retail inflation eases to 2.99 pct in April

However, it won't end the notorious fluctuation in certain IIP segments, particularly capital goods, because volatility is linked to the production pattern. The base year for the IIP and the WPI will be 2011-12 and not the current 2004-05. Manufacturing sector , which accounts for more than 77 percent of IIP grew 1.2 percent in March compared with 1.4 percent in February and 5 percent in March a year ago.

Finance US retail sales rebounded in April after sluggish winter
Author: 0 US retail sales rebounded in April after sluggish winter

Economists surveyed by MarketWatch had forecast a 0.5% increase during the month. And total retail sales from February through April were up 4.7 percent annually, according to Commerce. U.S. retail sales increased 0.4 percent in April and 4.5 percent from the same time previous year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. USA stock index futures were lower on Friday ahead of a barrage of economic data, including a report on retail sales that is closely watched by investors to gauge the ...

Author: 0 Apple Reported Second-Quarter Earnings of 2017

It's clear, though, that Apple is struggling in Greater China, where its revenues dropped 14% year over year - and that's even as the company reported "strong double-digit revenue growth from both Mac and Services " in the region.

Author: 0 Emmanuel Macron tells Donald Trump he'll defend 'important' Paris climate change deal

No date was announced for a rescheduled White House climate meeting , with Trump facing conflicting views within his own administration on the issue. David Balton, the U.S. deputy assistant secretary for global environmental affairs, said Monday: "The last thing I heard is that the president, our president, has indicated that he plans to make a decision some time over the next couple of weeks, but not this week".

Author: 0 US, EU in urgent discussions on pitch to expand laptop ban

USA officials have said the decision in March to bar laptops and tablets from the cabins of some worldwide flights, mostly from the Middle East, wasn't based on any specific threat but on longstanding concerns about extremists targeting jetliners.

Finance Overblown claim on new China trade deal
Author: 0 Overblown claim on new China trade deal

In turn, China will be able to send cooked poultry to the USA once the two sides resolve "outstanding issues" - mostly related to concerns over safety and hygiene. The agreement would also streamline the evaluation of pending US biotechnology product applications; pave the way for allowing American-owned suppliers of electronic payment services to begin the licensing processes in China and facilitate the entrance of Chinese banks into the USA banking market, among other measures.

Author: 0 Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. (ABR) Going Through Hard Times This Year

Another critical number in evaluating a stock is P/E or the price to earnings ratio. Cohen Steers Inc, a New York-based fund reported 10.25 million shares. It turned negative, as 26 investors sold GGG shares while 90 reduced holdings. 34 funds opened positions while 76 raised stakes. Lpl Financial Ltd Limited Liability Company accumulated 38,541 shares.

Author: 0 US wants to ban laptops on flights from Europe

While restrictions have yet to be imposed, the United States government has indicated it is considering extending the controversial laptop ban - now imposed upon passengers visiting from a number of Middle Eastern and north African countries - to flights arriving from Europe and the United Kingdom.

Finance Warren Buffett says people who lose their jobs have become 'roadkill'
Author: 0 Warren Buffett says people who lose their jobs have become 'roadkill'

As usual there was an very bad lot from the Berkshire Hathaway AGM in Omaha on the weekend. Buffett plans to play bridge with shareholders at Borsheims. "So it is a huge tax cut for guys like me", he said. Berkshire Hathaway Vice Chairman Charlie Munger says the US healthcare system is "ridiculous" in its complexity.

Finance Don't call me Caitlyn: Baby name plunges in popularity
Author: 0 Don't call me Caitlyn: Baby name plunges in popularity

I will have more conversation with him about it in the future'. "It was inevitable", she said of the failing Cait/Kait/Kate/Cate/lin/lynn/lyn/linn dynasty. When presenter Eamonn Holmes asked if that little Caitlyn was the one who really deserved the gold medal, she replied: "Of course she should". And that's the nice part about going through this, I've done everything i needed to do to get to this point in my life and be open about it.

Finance Caitlyn's popularity plunges dramatically in latest list of top baby names
Author: 0 Caitlyn's popularity plunges dramatically in latest list of top baby names

The popularity of the name "Donald" for baby boys in the United States fell from 2015 to 2016. However, Ava overtook Sophia for the number three spot, and Charlotte jumped up from number nine to number seven. Kylo Ren, a character introduced in the 2015 film " Star Wars: The Force Awakens ", is (spoiler!) the troubled son of Princess Leia and Han Solo who leans toward the Dark Side of the Force to emulate his grandfather Darth Vader.

Finance Chelsea have won the Premier League title
Author: 0 Chelsea have won the Premier League title

Monday night's win over Middlesbrough left Antonio Conte's side just one win away from the sixth top-flight crown in their history, and it took until the 82nd minute for them to get the all-important goal as Michy Batshuayi became Chelsea's unlikely hero.

Finance The First Video of Elon Musk's Futuristic Tunnel Sled in Action
Author: 0 The First Video of Elon Musk's Futuristic Tunnel Sled in Action

Though it's not clear where Musk's first tunnel beneath SpaceX will ultimately lead to, one can presume that it would connect the space company with nearby LAX airport. Naturally, given the nature of the geography of Southern California, many commenters are concerned about how the tunnels would stand up to earthquakes.

Author: 0 Australia shares slide as banks plummet; NZ falls

In the first half of the financial year, the cash earnings of Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) CBA.AX , Westpac Banking Corp WBC.AX , National Australia Bank Ltd (NAB) NAB.AX and Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Ltd ( ANZ ) ANZ.AX rose by an average of 6.2 percent to a combined A$15.6 billion ($11.53 billion) on flat revenue, according to a KPMG report.

Author: 0 GUEST VIEW: Congress is reforming health care

Walker said it was a "given" that Wisconsinites with pre-existing medical conditions would be covered if Republicans replace the law known as Obamacare. Republicans incorrectly call their plan a "replacement" for Obamacare. FILE - Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, arrives for a hearing at the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, March 16, 2016.

Author: 0 Oil prices rise in Asia in expectation of Aramco supply cut

US crude oil production C-OUT-T-EIA has already risen by over 10 percent since its mid-2016 trough, to more than 9.3 million bpd, close to levels of top producers Russian Federation and Saudi Arabia. As per the source, some OPEC delegates even saw chances of deeper supply cuts. For more on crude oil prices and drivers, read Part 1 of this series.

Finance Ryan visits NYC school run by prominent charter advocate
Author: 0 Ryan visits NYC school run by prominent charter advocate

The visit to the Success Academy came just days after the House approved a repeal of Obamacare. A Ryan aide said he did greet the principal of PS 149, which shares space with Success Academy, and stopped by one of its classrooms before moving onto the charter.

Author: 0 Snapchat's growth stalls in Facebook's shadow

Shares dropped by just over 20% following the news. But on Wednesday , a poor reception for Snap's first earnings report wiped out more than that amount of his stake in the cmopany. Still, the growth was faster than larger rival Facebook , which said its daily user base grew 18 percent year-over-year in the first quarter, as well as Twitter , which reported growth of 14 percent in daily active users from a year earlier.

Finance Experience sees Real through Atletico cauldron and into final
Author: 0 Experience sees Real through Atletico cauldron and into final

They are 1-0 up going into the second leg of their semi-final against Celta Vigo tonight (8.05pm) after Marcus Rashford's stunning free-kick in Spain last week. Fourth-placed Sevilla look like Real's most hard opponents in the three remaining games, though Jorge Sampaoli's team are far from the swashbuckling side that ended Real's 40-game unbeaten run in January.

Author: 0 Ex-French PM Valls wants to be part of Macron's En Marche!

Macron, who appeared with current President François Hollande at a World War II remembrance ceremony, announced a visit to Germany and a name change for his liberal political movement, which when translated into English was called Forward but will be called Republic on the Move.

Author: 0 Crude posts further gain in Asia after suprise US stocks draw

Commodity Futures Trading Commission data". Oil traders largely expect the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries to agree later this month to extend a production-cut agreement into the second half of 2017, but at least one analyst is very skeptical.

Finance Brian Molefe returns as chief executive of Eskom
Author: 0 Brian Molefe returns as chief executive of Eskom

His return was sparked by a dispute over a reported R30 million pension payment that he was awarded after he announced in November that he was stepping down "in the interest of good corporate governance". Molefe resigned from Eskom after it was revealed in the State of Capture report by former public protector Thuli Madonsela that he had exchanged 58 calls with Atul Gupta.

Author: 0 UBM Plc (UBM) to Issue Dividend Increase - GBX 16.60 Per Share

APB's SI was 11,500 shares in May as released by FINRA. It closed at $45.4 lastly. It is down 241.25% since July 14, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 78.53% the S&P500. The company has market cap of 42.61 billion GBP. The Firm includes a portfolio of businesses comprising a range of operating models and trading styles.

Author: 0 Relx PLC (REL) Increases Dividend to GBX 25.70 Per Share

It has underperformed by 19.11% the S&P500. Citigroup reported 633,143 shares. They expect $0.77 EPS, up 4.05% or $0.03 from last year's $0.74 per share. Barclays Plc holds 0% of its portfolio in Mastech Digital Inc for 68 shares. Creative Planning has 0% invested in Compass Group plc (LON:CPG) for 3,324 shares.