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Author: 0 Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (TSM) Closed at $35.03

The stock of Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. Co. Looking at this figure it suggests that the shares of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (TSM ) may be overvalued, however, this can also depend upon the situation of the market; if the market is strong then it could suggest that Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (TSM ) is a good investment, however if the market is weaker then it could suggest that the shares are undervalued.

Finance Senate Judiciary Wants Comey Memos
Author: 0 Senate Judiciary Wants Comey Memos

And the Senate Judiciary Committee is considering doing the same. These are not criminal probes but are conducted under the legislative branch's constitutional authority to exercise oversight over the executive branch. ABC News has not seen the memo and Comey has not commented on the matter. The New York Times was the first on Tuesday to report the discussion and subsequent memo.

Finance Banks tipped off to new tax: Hinch calls for investigation
Author: 0 Banks tipped off to new tax: Hinch calls for investigation

The new, seemingly minute levy of 0.006 per cent levy will apply to certain key funding sources, which will affect only banks with debts of more than $100 billion. For 2017/18 the deficit comes in at $29.4 billion, and $21.4 billion the following year, before making a remarkable step-down to just $2.5 billion in 2019/20 and then posting the first surplus in 13 years at $7.4 billion in 2020/21.

Finance US households owe record amount, topping pre-recession peak
Author: 0 US households owe record amount, topping pre-recession peak

That sum is now about $1.3 trillion, or about 10.6 percent of all USA household debt. Some 4.8% of outstanding debt was delinquent at the end of the first quarter, little changed from late 2016, with 3.4% at least 90 days late, known as seriously delinquent.

Finance Porsche bosses under investigation over their role in the VW emissions scandal
Author: 0 Porsche bosses under investigation over their role in the VW emissions scandal

Mueller is suspected of "knowingly delaying the release of information with financial consequences for Porsche SE ", the holding company which controls the world's largest carmaker, prosecutors in the southwestern city of Stuttgart said. The Porsche holding company is distinct from Porsche sports auto brand, which is now part of Volkswagen itself. Seven Volkswagen executives have been criminally charged in the U.S.

Finance WannaCry malware virus possibly linked to North Korea
Author: 0 WannaCry malware virus possibly linked to North Korea

U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley said the U.S.is willing to talk with North Korea if the regime suspends its nuclear and missile tests. The two security firms confirmed they needed to study the code more and asked for others to help with the analysis.

Finance ATO deputy's son bailed over $165m fraud
Author: 0 ATO deputy's son bailed over $165m fraud

Michael Cranston has also been issued a future court attendance notice for a charge of abusing his position as a public official. "We don't believe that at this point that he had any knowledge of the actual conspiracy and the defrauding".

Author: 0 US extends Iran nuclear sanctions relief

The waiver Wednesday of sanctions related to Iran's nuclear program has been expected since last month, when Secretary of State Rex Tillerson declared Iran to be in compliance with the 2015 agreement that relieves sanctions in exchange for rollbacks in Iran's nuclear program.

Author: 0 Macquarie Group Ltd. Boosts Stake in Anadarko Petroleum Co. (APC)

Shares of Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC) surged 0.48% to $51.88. Macquarie downgraded Anadarko Petroleum from an "outperform" rating to a "neutral" rating and decreased their target price for the stock from $74.00 to $60.00 in a research report on Wednesday, May 3rd.

Author: 0 Havan in Mumbai for Kulbhushan Jadhav's 'safe return' ahead of ICJ verdict

Previously, Kulbhushan Jadhav sentenced to death after being convicted of espionage by a Pakistani military court. India had listed out several procedural lapses made by Pak under the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations (VCCR), 1963 saying it amounted to human rights violation of the person arrested on a foreign soil.

Author: 0 US job growth rebounds sharply, unemployment rate hits 4.4 percent

She said the better-than-expected jobs report makes it likely that the Federal Reserve will initiate its next rate increase at its June policy meeting. Nevertheless, the report indicates an increasingly strong economy with a constantly expanding labor market, which helps wash away some damage left from the recession.

Finance Banks hit with new levy, potentially costing billions
Author: 0 Banks hit with new levy, potentially costing billions

The Federal deficit will fall to a surplus to $7.4 billion in 2020-2021 from $29.4 billion in 2017-18 and $37.6 billion in 2016-17. The Medicare levy has also been raised from 2 to 2.5 per cent to pay for Labor's National Disability Insurance Scheme, which will be fully rolled out by 2020, a raise that will impact almost every taxpayer.

Author: 0 Ford to cut 1400 jobs in North America, Asia

Today, Ford said it remains focused on its strategic plan to transforming traditionally underperforming areas of its core business and to investing in emerging opportunities, such as mobility and autonomous vehicles. Meanwhile, Ford said in a statement, that it had not yet announced any job cuts but did not deny the essence of the report . Fields, 56, discussed the cost cuts that Dearborn , Michigan-based Ford plans for this year in a call with analysts last month when the company posted a ...

Author: 0 G7 financial leaders reiterate FX pledges, vow more cyber cooperation

During the second day of meeting in Bari, the ministers and heads of central banks of the G7 discussed issues such as global tax rules, cyber security, and social inequality. "All the six others. said explicitly, and sometimes very directly, to the representatives of the USA administration that it is absolutely necessary to continue with the same spirit of global cooperation", Sapin told reporters at the end of the G7 meeting in southern Italy.

Author: 0 Students choose NDP in mock election

Clark also deflected questions about her role in the Liberal Party's loss of seats. "If they want a government that works for them, I'm encouraging them to vote for us". The Green Party won three seats, but is now poised to have disproportionate sway. The New Democrats also swept all four ridings in Burnaby, where the prospect of increased tanker traffic from the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion loomed large.

Finance Ronaldo could take Madrid to brink of title in Celta Vigo
Author: 0 Ronaldo could take Madrid to brink of title in Celta Vigo

The club celebrated the 32-year-old reaching the 400-goal mark in a victory over Atletico Madrid in the first leg of the Champions League semifinal on May 2, but they consider a free kick taken by Ronaldo and deflected into the net by Pepe in a game against Real Sociedad on September 18, 2010 to have been scored by Ronaldo.

Finance Microsoft Slams NSA Over Ransomware Nightmare
Author: 0 Microsoft Slams NSA Over Ransomware Nightmare

Users are confronted with a screen demanding a $300 payment to restore their files. NHS Digital said health trusts across England were sent details of an IT security patch that would have protected them from the attack. Consider this map released by Malwareless . While the attack that emerged Friday, hitting companies and governments around the world, ebbed in intensity Monday, experts warned that new versions of the virus could emerge.

Finance Eastern Bank Has $702000 Position in Abbott Laboratories (ABT)
Author: 0 Eastern Bank Has $702000 Position in Abbott Laboratories (ABT)

The stock was sold at an average price of $43.82, for a total value of $245,392.00. The company has a market cap of $76.42 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 45.83 and a beta of 0.97. This represents a $1.06 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.41%. If you look at the company's income statement over the past years, you will see that the company is constantly posting gross profit: In 2014, ABT earned gross profit of 11.05 Billion, in 2015 11.68 Billion gross profit, while in 2016 Abbott ...

Author: 0 Another NSA Cyber Weapon Stolen By Hackers! Widespread Damage Expected

The bad news is that this wasn't the first such attack, nor will it be the last, and we won't necessarily know how many organisations have been affected each time. Hackers have used "ransomware" to freeze at least 200,000 computers so far, and they have demanded that users pay up to regain access. "We haven't fully dodged this bullet at all until we're patched against the vulnerability itself", Kalember said.

Author: 0 Trump to address Muslim leaders on 'Peaceful Vision Of Islam'

Included in the package are American arms and maintenance, ships, air missile defense and maritime security, the official said. US President Donald Trump would begin his maiden foreign trip with a visit to Saudi Arabia later this week where he would pitch for the need to tackle radical Islam ideology.

Author: 0 NASCAR turns to softer tires to goose All-Star race

The series said Monday that the stages in the 400-lap race will be uniformly set at 100 laps apiece. Regardless of those changes, the additional stage added to the Coca-Cola 600 seems like a change that Steve O'Donnell, NASCAR executive vice president and chief racing development officer, thinks will help with the excitement of the longest race on NASCAR's schedule.

Finance Embattled White House lurches from crisis to crisis
Author: 0 Embattled White House lurches from crisis to crisis

Last week, the Turkish leader strongly criticized Trump's decision to arm Syrian Kurds in the fight against ISIS. Trump said the USA would re-establish its military and economic partnership with Turkey. The White House on Tuesday defended Trump discussing with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Ambassador to the U.S. Sergey Kislyak an Islamic State group terror threat related to the use of laptop computers on aircraft.

Author: 0 United Kingdom interest rates on hold at 0.25% as economy slows

Britons face a year of falling real wages, the Bank of England has warned for the first time, cutting its economic growth forecast less than a month before the general election. Since then, markets have moved to price in around two rate rises. The uncertainty surrounding the UK's future relationship with Europe is still also likely to weigh on investment and hiring for the foreseeable future.

Finance European Union urges member nations to share more refugees
Author: 0 European Union urges member nations to share more refugees

European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker and other EU officials have long expressed frustration with the slow pace of relocation of asylum seekers aimed at tackling the worst migration crisis since World War II. According to the report, the total number of relocations from overburdened Italy and Greece to other European Union member states as of May 12 stood at 18,418, a pace still lagged far behind the bloc's target set in September 2015, when member states pledged to relocate a total of ...

Finance Indian-origin techie links ransomware attack to N Korea
Author: 0 Indian-origin techie links ransomware attack to N Korea

Haley said a plan is still in the works between the US, Japan, South Korea and China - North Korea's only major ostensible ally - to halt North Korea's progress on nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles. National Security Council, on Tuesday and afterwards South Korea's presidential Blue House announced that Moon would meet Trump in Washington next month.

Finance Korea's Moon warns high chance of clashes with North
Author: 0 Korea's Moon warns high chance of clashes with North

Responding to a question, Abe said the United States and its allies are trying to urge North Korea to abandon its nuclear development programme. Han said South Korea's military separately detected the Sunday launch, using its own intelligence assets.

Finance US will tighten screws on North Korea, says Haley
Author: 0 US will tighten screws on North Korea, says Haley

US Ambassador Nikki Haley has accused North Korea of intimidating the entire worldwide community with its nuclear programme, military ability and cyberattacks, and said any country that doesn't implement United Nations sanctions is supporting Pyongyang's actions.

Finance Dick's Sporting Goods Shares Sink After Same-store Sales Miss
Author: 0 Dick's Sporting Goods Shares Sink After Same-store Sales Miss

Ford stock is up 0.6% at $11.01, amid reports the company could cut 10% of its workforce . Several other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. As Dick's has been able to scoop up market share and vacant real estate that many of its bankrupt competitors, such as Sports Authority, have left behind, analysts have been anticipating better results from CEO Stack and his team.

Finance Elliott increases pressure on BHP to ditch petroleum
Author: 0 Elliott increases pressure on BHP to ditch petroleum

Its favoured option is a full or partial demerger. This follows a new attack from Elliott the previous day, when the browbeating NY hedge fund criticised BHP's strategy of selling off oil assets one at a time as "death by a thousand cuts" and said its discussions with other shareholders found broad support for a restructuring of the petroleum business and agreement that there should be a renewed focus on capital returns.

Author: 0 Consternation on Capitol Hill over Trump's Russian Federation meeting

SHAPIRO: NPR's Scott Horsley joining us once again from the White House. SCOTT HORSLEY, BYLINE: Hi, Ari. It has now been confirmed by NPR. Lay out the allegation for us. November 6, 2016: Trump criticizes Comey's second letter to Congress, saying Clinton was being protected by a "rigged system" and pronouncing her "guilty", despite the FBI's conclusion that criminal charges were unwarranted.

Finance EasyJet passengers at record but Brexit hits it for £100 million
Author: 0 EasyJet passengers at record but Brexit hits it for £100 million

Pre-tax losses expanded to £236 million compared with £18 million last time around. easyJet's capacity growth in the second half of the 2017 financial year is planned to be at a similar level to the first six months and RPS in the third quarter is anticipated to decline by low single digits, a significant improvement from the first six months.

Author: 0 TJX Companies (TJX) Receiving Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Report Finds

TJX has a 1-year high price of $ 82.72 and 1-year low price of $70.85. TJX Companies now has an average rating of "Buy" and an average target price of $85.24. (NYSE:M) for the trailing twelve months paying dividend with the payout ratio of 80.41% to its shareholders. WARNING: This story was reported by BBNS and is owned by of BBNS.

Finance Germany and France Agree to Draw up Roadmap on Developing EU
Author: 0 Germany and France Agree to Draw up Roadmap on Developing EU

Macron is expected to visit French troops in Africa later this week. German Chancellor Angela Merkel says the election of new French President Emmanuel Macron offers an opportunity to bring new dynamism to Europe. His age reinforces the generational shift in France's corridors of power and the image of youthful vigour that Mr Macron is cultivating. Macron, who was inaugurated on Sunday, will ram home the message that the European Union is resilient despite Britain's vote to leave and a ...

Finance China rappers to Seoul: 'Big brother' opposes missile shield
Author: 0 China rappers to Seoul: 'Big brother' opposes missile shield

The day after the launch, North Korea claimed the fired missile, called Hwasong-12, reached an altitude of 2,111.5 kilometers, suggesting that it was a new type of intermediate-range ballistic missile. There are reportedly 10 North Korean restaurants in South-east Asia, and all of them said to be directly linked to the Kim Jong-un regime. The US aims to hold Pyongyang responsible for their sabre-rattling by bringing the global community together to use diplomatic, security and economic ...

Finance Contradictions by Trump create credibility gap for aides
Author: 0 Contradictions by Trump create credibility gap for aides

But Trump appeared to undermine the official narrative - and the officials who provided it - when he took to Twitter to confirm he had shared information pertaining to terrorism and airline flight safety and defended his right to do so. One House Republican considered vulnerable in next year's midterm elections called the "inexplicable stories" from the White House "highly troubling".

Author: 0 Iran Reformist Drops out of Election, Supports Rouhani

With President Rouhani's economic record under attack from both Qalibaf and Raisi, the election campaign has grown increasingly bitter and confrontational in the past week. Qalibaf finished second in the last election four years ago with 16.5 percent of the vote. Iranians will go to the polls Friday, the same day Donald Trump begins his first foreign trip as U.S.

Finance Korea's Ballistic Missiles Test
Author: 0 Korea's Ballistic Missiles Test

North Korea's missile programme is progressing faster than expected, South Korea's defence minister said on Tuesday, hours after the UN Security Council demanded the North halt all nuclear and ballistic missile tests and condemned Sunday's test-launch.

Finance Trump announces his first overseas trip will be to Saudi Arabia
Author: 0 Trump announces his first overseas trip will be to Saudi Arabia

The Saudi stop will also be a test of Trump's foreign policy vision. His announcement came a day after he met the President of the Palestinian Authority, Mahmoud Abbas . In February 2016, Pope Francis visited Mexico and on US-Mexico border, he remarked a human tragedy to forced relocation. The official said that while "conventional wisdom" would tell you that Trump is "weak on alliances", the president is in fact "strong on alliance", provided allies pay their fair share toward defense.