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Finance Unemployment Rate Hits A 10-Year Low In New Jobs Report
Author: 0 Unemployment Rate Hits A 10-Year Low In New Jobs Report

The unemployment rate for all Americans declined from 4.5 percent in March to 4.4 percent in April. As a result, jobless claim rate fell 0.6 percentage points in the same period. "That's an indication that the economy is expanding at a steady clip in early 2017", he said. The new unemployment numbers are the lowest in ten years, according to the Associated Press .

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

It's unclear if hourly factory workers are included, the Journal said. The cuts will not apply to Ford's Europe or South America units. The carmaker will emphasise the voluntary nature of the staff reductions by offering retirement incentives to salaried employees.

Finance China eyes global market after Comac C919 maiden flight
Author: 0 China eyes global market after Comac C919 maiden flight

The C919, with over 150 seats and a standard range of 4,075 kilometers, is expected to compete with the updated Airbus 320 and Boeing's new-generation 737, which now dominate the market, the report said. Even if the C919 ends up being a superior aircraft, it will still take years for many Western airlines to consider adding the type to their fleets, Royce noted.

Author: 0 NSA feared its hacking tool would get loose; then it did

The Shadow Brokers said that unless a "responsible party" bought the entire cache, it would sell other tools and data stolen from the National Security Agency (NSA) "like a wine of the month club", starting next month. The Shadow Brokers has previously attempted to raise funds from its range of hacked data. The weekend's ransomware attack is only the latest in a series of trials for the agency.

Author: 0 Eli Lilly and Co (LLY) Given "Buy" Rating at Piper Jaffray Companies

In taking a look at some other notable technicals, Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE:LLY)'s ROIC is 0.226674. The brokerage now has a $96.00 price target on the stock. Relative strength index (RSI-14) for Eli Lilly and Company (LLY ) is at 35.69. In other news, SVP Enrique A. Conterno sold 25,000 shares of Eli Lilly and stock in a transaction on Thursday, May 4th.

Finance Red Robin Gourmet Burgers Bottom Line Drops 34% In Q1
Author: 0 Red Robin Gourmet Burgers Bottom Line Drops 34% In Q1

D E Shaw And Inc holds 18,997 shares. Jane Street Ltd Company has 13,235 shares. EPS breaks down the profitability of the company on a single share basis. On average, analysts predict that Red Robin Gourmet Burgers will post $2.76 EPS for the current year. EPS growth in next year is estimated to reach 16.70% while EPS growth estimate for this year is set at -74.10%.

Finance Applications for US jobless aid fell to 3-month low of 232K
Author: 0 Applications for US jobless aid fell to 3-month low of 232K

For the week ended 13 May, initial jobless claims fell to 232,000 from 236,000. Economists had forecast first-time applications for jobless benefits rising to 240,000. Job seekers speak with potential employers at a City of Boston Neighborhood Career Fair on May Day in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S., May 1, 2017. Analysts say employers are forgoing layoffs for fear of not being able to replace the workers they let go, and anecdotal reports across the country show companies are finding it hard ...

Author: 0 US Senate intel panel invites James Comey to testify in Public

The Senate intelligence committee on Wednesday asked Comey to appear before the panel in both open and closed sessions. The White House has denied a media report suggesting that President Donald Trump had asked the sacked FBI chief James Comey to end the investigation against former national security adviser Michael T.

Finance US fails to reassure Europe, Japan over 'Trumponomics'
Author: 0 US fails to reassure Europe, Japan over 'Trumponomics'

The topic was not included in the agenda for fear it might lead to a confrontation among ministers, considering the critical stand of U.S. President Donald Trump's administration towards worldwide free trade agreements. Financial leaders of seven leading world economies pledged stronger cooperation against cyber crime on Saturday and not to use foreign exchange to gain competitive advantage, but stuck to their cautious wording on trade, their final communique showed.

Finance Target bucks retail-apocalypse woes, spikes on earnings beat
Author: 0 Target bucks retail-apocalypse woes, spikes on earnings beat

Comparable sales continue to slide, gross margin is down by 2.5%, and traffic and conversion at stores both slipped on the prior year. Meanwhile, due to an ongoing pressure which caused a decline of nearly -1.6% in the past five days, the stock price is now up 8.82% so far on the year - still in strong territory.

Finance Germany's Lidl to price groceries up to 50 percent below U.S. rivals
Author: 0 Germany's Lidl to price groceries up to 50 percent below U.S. rivals

Here's a list of the first store locations . According to marketwatch.com, Lidl's chief commercial officer Boudewijn Tiktak confirmed at a press conference in NY on Tuesday, that the first stores to open will be in the three states closes to its Arlington HQ, however Lidl US has yet to confirm exactly where its stores will be located.

Author: 0 C-919: China's first passenger plane completes maiden flight

The state company formed a 50:50 partnership a year ago with Russian counterpart United Aircraft Corp to develop a longer-haul passenger plane, with the companies earmarking a maiden flight in 2022, with deliveries beginning as early as 2025.

Finance Philippines rejects 'interfering' European aid
Author: 0 Philippines rejects 'interfering' European aid

He insisted he would not be intimidated by criticism of the drug war, which rights groups have said could be a crime against humanity. Abella said there are "items" in grants that the Philippines find "objectionable" or the government finds "something that we do not totally agree with".

Finance Senate OKs statewide paid ride regs, overruling cities
Author: 0 Senate OKs statewide paid ride regs, overruling cities

Supporters of the bill held it up as a victory for limited government. "One of the things we know about our July 4 celebration is that there's a lot of alcohol and, unfortunately, a lot of people get into their cars afterwards", said State Senator Michael Ranzenhofer, who introduced the bill and gained co-sponsorship by 18 colleagues.

Finance Trump's Russia meeting: What we still don't know
Author: 0 Trump's Russia meeting: What we still don't know

Shortly after the Russian statements, however, Trump posted tweets saying that "facts pertaining to terrorism and airline flight safety" were shared during the White House meeting May 10. "The last person Trump needs to vouch for him right now is Vladimir Putin", Schiff said during an interview with CBS News . "If we want your records, if we think we need your records, we'll ask for them", the West Virginia Democrat told MSNBC's Stephanie Ruhle .

Finance EU fines Facebook 110m euros over misleading WhatsApp data
Author: 0 EU fines Facebook 110m euros over misleading WhatsApp data

Vestager described the fine as a " proportionate and deterrent " warning that merger decision must be made " in full knowledge of accurate facts ". The decision proved controversial with data protection officials around the world investigating whether customer data has been misused.

Finance France's Emmanuel Macron appoints PM from the right to widen appeal
Author: 0 France's Emmanuel Macron appoints PM from the right to widen appeal

FRENCH President Emmanuel Macron is building a new government with a fresh face - lean, half-female and tasked to carry out plans to rethink labor laws and overhaul politics. While relieved that Macron had prevailed over far-right leader Marine Le Pen, German media have since begun warning that the European Union reforms championed by France's new leader could be costly for Germany.

Author: 0 Snapchat shares plummet as company posts $2.2 billion loss

Snap's stock fell $5.50, or 24 percent, to $17.48 in after-hours trading. " Snap user growth is nearly zero". The vague response did little to ease Snap's nosediving stock. All the copying appears to be paying off for Facebook . While Snap only added 8 million daily users in the first quarter, Instagram Stories added 100 million.

Finance Dutch king was guest pilot for 21 years
Author: 0 Dutch king was guest pilot for 21 years

The king would often greet passengers over the intercom but not readily identify himself. “So I dont have to say my own name. "But most people don't listen in any case". For King Willem-Alexander, it seems it provides the ideal opportunity to switch off from the day-to-day duties of monarchy and focus on something entirely different.

Author: 0 WannaCry Ransomware: What We Know Monday

Tom Bossert, US President Donald Trump's homeland security adviser, said people "should be thinking about this as an attack that for right now we have under control, but as an attack that represents an extremely serious threat", speaking on ABC's Good Morning America show.

Finance Congressman calls for Trump's impeachment on House floor
Author: 0 Congressman calls for Trump's impeachment on House floor

Lawmakers were reacting to recent reports in the Washington Post and New York Times that Trump had shared sensitive information with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and had asked former FBI Director James Comey to drop a probe into former national security advisor Mike Flynn.

Author: 0 Russia, Saudi Arabia agree to extend oil output cuts until March 2018

Brent crude oil gained 30 cents to touch $52.12 a barrel, while the USA light crude traded 25 cents higher at $49.10 against their last close, reported Reuters . "A big draw on crude might" lift prices, said Nauman Barakat, head of the energy desk at ADM Investor Services in NY. "They have had refinery maintenance and destocked their own inventory".

Author: 0 Crowds cheer as first Chinese-made passenger plane makes maiden flight

The test pilots came down smiling from the plane, wearing orange overalls with the Chinese flag. China is also building various runways across the country slated for test flights of the C919 - which is being targeted at commercially challenging the Boeing 737 and Airbus 320 - including Yaohu airport in Nanchang, Jiangxi province.

Finance N-Out just lost its title as America's favorite burger chain
Author: 0 N-Out just lost its title as America's favorite burger chain

Five Guys, the East Coast based burger chain famous for its simplicity and myriad toppings, claimed the top spot in the latest annual Harris Poll EquiTrend survey. "It's the classic American burger enterprise". In-N-Out Burger, a cult favorite for decades in Southern California and the West, is no longer America's favorite burger chain, according to a poll.

Author: 0 BMO Capital Markets Maintained The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) As 'Underperform'

This company has been competing with others in the Services space and offers its own combination of interesting factors The Walt Disney Company (DIS) now trades with a market capitalization of $170.60 Billion. 04/20/2017 - Walt Disney Company (The) had its "overweight" rating reiterated by analysts at Morgan Stanley. The rating was initiated by Roth Capital with "Buy" on Thursday, December 3.

Finance Cisco announces intent to acquire MindMeld
Author: 0 Cisco announces intent to acquire MindMeld

Although Cisco eventually plans to bring MindMeld's technology to services throughout its portfolio, the company said it will first start integrating the tech with its collaboration tools. Considering MindMeld has roughly 20 employees based on the company's website, it's likely Cisco is buying the startup for its workers. The transaction is expected to close in Cisco's fiscal fourth quarter, following the usual closing conditions and regulatory review.

Finance Paytm raises $1.4 bn funding from SoftBank
Author: 0 Paytm raises $1.4 bn funding from SoftBank

This investment will help Paytm grow its leadership in the country's payment ecosystem, expand its user base and build a suite of financial services products for its users. This investment comes on the heels of the massive push from chipmaker MediaTek, who joined Paytm's growing list of investors earlier this year. Alibaba and its affiliate Alipay now jointly hold about 45% in One97 Communications.

Finance Kimco Realty Corporation (NYSE:KIM) Value Composite Score Update
Author: 0 Kimco Realty Corporation (NYSE:KIM) Value Composite Score Update

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Finance Featured Stock Overview: Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT)
Author: 0 Featured Stock Overview: Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT)

Target is set to report on Wednesday before opening bell, while Wal-Mart's earnings release is scheduled for Thursday before the bell. The stock has earnings growth of 139.80% yoy and showed a low EPS growth of -20.70% over the past five years.

Finance Nestle loses UK appeal to trademark Kit Kat's four-fingered shape
Author: 0 Nestle loses UK appeal to trademark Kit Kat's four-fingered shape

A United Kingdom court had found in Cadbury's favor in January, and Wednesday's ruling is the latest development in an ongoing legal battle since Nestle tried to register the shape as a United Kingdom trademark in 2010. KitKat has remained relatively unchanged since its creation in 1935 by Rowntree's Chocolate Crisp - before Nestle took ownership in 1988. It concluded the shape of the KitKat was distinctive in the UK.

Author: 0 Barratt Developments Plc (BDEV) Rating Reiterated by JPMorgan Chase & Co

Credit Suisse maintained the shares of SSE in report on Friday, February 10 with "Neutral" rating. Beaufort Securities maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Friday, May 20 report. 275.21 million shares or 8.13% more from 254.51 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. 17,324 are owned by Karpus Management Incorporated. Wedge Cap L Lp Nc holds 0.01% or 74,500 shares in its portfolio.

Finance Addison Capital Co Sells 120 Shares of Barrick Gold Corp (ABX)
Author: 0 Addison Capital Co Sells 120 Shares of Barrick Gold Corp (ABX)

ILLEGAL ACTIVITY WARNING: "Barrick Gold Corp ( ABX ) Expected to Announce Earnings of $0.23 Per Share" was originally posted by Chaffey Breeze and is owned by of Chaffey Breeze. Institutional investors own 58.61% of the company's stock. Acadian Asset Management LLC boosted its stake in shares of Barrick Gold Corp by 0.9% in the third quarter.

Finance Rue 21 restructuring under Chapter 11
Author: 0 Rue 21 restructuring under Chapter 11

Under the restructuring plan, rue21 notes it reached agreements - which must be approved by the court - with existing lenders for $175 million in funds in order to obtain the liquidity necessary to support ongoing business operations, avoid interruptions in employee pay, honor existing customer programs, including gift cards, and maintain vendor relationships.

Finance Dollar drops as Trump's latest crisis alarms investors
Author: 0 Dollar drops as Trump's latest crisis alarms investors

Swirling uncertainty over US President Donald Trump's political future saw world stocks extend their steepest fall in over six months on Thursday, though there were signs of stabilisation elsewhere as the dollar and gold steadied. The euro EUR= hit a six-month high of $1.1174 and last stood at $1.1143, down 0.1 percent on the day. This has started to partly reverse a trend that began during the euro zone debt crisis of 2011/2012, where the single currency bloc and the United States' economic ...

Finance Jobless rate down, but Australians are working fewer hours
Author: 0 Jobless rate down, but Australians are working fewer hours

The latest figures on wages are expected to show growth remains subdued and that they may actually be falling in real terms. Economic inactivity rate rose by 1.6 per cent over the quarter to 27.7 per cent and 1.5 per cent over the year, the largest quarterly increase in the Northern Ireland economically inactive rate since the quarterly series began in 1995, while there was a 16 per cent increase in the number of redundancies over the last year.

Finance Sydney city plunged into busless chaos as 1200 drivers strike
Author: 0 Sydney city plunged into busless chaos as 1200 drivers strike

Constance said there had been 12,000 complaints about inner west buses in the past year, and 13 per cent of buses in the area were leaving the depot late. The government will continue to set Opal fares and timetables, and regulate safety standards once the routes are privatised. 438 and 461 will be available along Parramatta Road between 6am and 10am and 3pm and 7pm.

Finance Ransomware Attack Hits Businesses Across The World
Author: 0 Ransomware Attack Hits Businesses Across The World

The virus exploits a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows software, first identified by the US National Security Agency. Paying ransom will not ensure any fix, said Eiichi Moriya, a cybersecurity expert and professor at Meiji University. Microsoft's top lawyer is laying some of the blame at the feet of the US government. "It is important to understand that the way these attacks work means that compromises of machines and networks that have already occurred may not yet have been detected, ...