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Another bad budget from Trump targets the poor

He promised not to cut Medicare, and initially, Medicaid as well. He suggests the budget's $191 billion cut to food assistance and $40 billion cut to public service loan forgiveness over the next decade are necessary sacrifices, but fails to mention that Trump's budget includes a $5.5 trillion tax cut that will mainly benefit the wealthy . Read More »

BP plc (BP) Given "Overweight" Rating at Barclays PLC

The share price of the company (LON:GLEN) was up +0.38% during the last trading session, with a high of 294.00 during the day and the volume of Glencore shares traded was 0. The firm has "Equal Weight" rating given on Thursday, March 3 by Barclays Capital. Navellier Assoc invested in 92,148 shares or 0.87% of the stock. It is negative, as 14 investors sold TriMas Corp shares while 49 reduced holdings. Read More »

Independence Realty Trust, Inc. (IRT): What's the Story?

Therefore 61% are positive. Over the past 50 days, Vornado Realty Trust stock was -12.35% off of the high and 0.86% removed from the low. As for the mean price target, it implies upside of 20.69% from the $92.95 prior closing price. The Firm operates through two divisions: NY and Washington, DC. It has a 34.82 P/E ratio. The Trust is a self-administered real estate company, which owns, manages, acquires, sells, develops and redevelops industrial real estate. Read More »

Margaret Court Continues Her Sook Tour After Her 'Project' Roasting


Court came in the spotlight this week when she penned an open letter stating she would boycott Qantas in protest over the airline's support for same-sex marriage. "I have always said I have nothing against homosexual people", she said. "I don't agree with it, but I guess we'll cross that bridge when we all get down to the Australian Open next year and who wants to play on Margaret Court Arena and who doesn't and we'll go from there", Stosur told the Herald Sun . Read More »

Elliott steps up pressure on BHP to ditch petroleum


It is unclear how much support it has for its plan for BHP's... Activist investor Elliott today cranked up the pressure on miner BHP Billiton , calling for an independent review of its petroleum business. So why has BHP been singled out by activist fund Elliott for a potential split? An example would be International Consolidated Airline Group, which resulted from the 2010 merger of British Airways and Iberia. Read More »

Candidate accused of assault wins, and apologizes

We'll never know what might have happened if Montanans knew in advance that that the GOP candidate is the kind of guy who turns violent with a journalist who asks for his reaction to a Congressional Budget Office report about a health care bill. Read More »

Montana special election: Republican Greg Gianforte in the lead

According to the audio tape, Jacobs' encounter with Gianforte turned violent when he tried to ask the candidate if he supported a Republican healthcare overhaul bill after the Congressional Budget Office found the measure would cost 23 million Americans their medical insurance coverage by 2026. Read More »

Saudi, UAE pledge $100 million to Ivanka Trump womens' fund

Trump, fresh off two days in Saudi Arabia , will journey to Jerusalem on Monday and his stay will include separate meetings with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas . "The U.S. leaders should know that whenever we need a missile test because of a technical aspect, we will test", he said. Instead, people were much more concerned with Melania and Ivanka Trump's controversial fashion statement . Read More »

Why Melania Trump covers her head one day and not the next

The vehicle for US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania arrives at the Vatican prior to a private audience with Pope Francis , on May 24, 2017 . "We had a fantastic meeting", the president said. The Washington Post's reports that the atmosphere warmed up after Francis began the meeting with an initial "stone-face" (hence the photos), and the two leaders exchanged gifts . Read More »

Studies estimate impact of AHCA on insurance


House Republicans sued the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services during the Obama Administration, challenging the legality of making the cost-sharing subsidies. Many of them, however, provide comprehensive coverage that includes many of these benefits. The survey also found that were the age-26 dependent coverage rule to be repealed - which is not expected to be an element of a potential replacement bill - more than twice as many employers would keep the eligibility ... Read More »

Ashmore Group PLC (LSE:ASHM): VC in The Spotlight

About 131,535 shares traded. Low & Bonar plc (LON:LWB) has 0.00% since May 23, 2016 and is. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have issued a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company. Read More »

Cholera has killed 242 in Yemen


Yemen has been ruined by two years of civil war, with 18.8 million people needing humanitarian aid, many of them on the brink of starvation, and less than 45 percent of health facilities fully functional. "The population is using water sources that are contaminated", Zagaria said, referring to the lack of electricity, which subsequently led to the malfunction of water pumping stations as well as a damage to sewer systems. Read More »

Naugam operation: Jaitley hails Indian troops for foiling infiltration


Both martyred soldiers were part of a team on patrol between two forward posts in the Krishna Ghati sector along the LoC when they were attacked by Pakistan's BAT. Kalia said the fighting ended on Sunday in Nowgam sector, almost 140 kilometers (85 miles) northwest of Srinagar, the main city in Indian Kashmir. "Two infiltrating terrorists were killed", an army official had said. Read More »

Suresh Prabhu flags off high-speed Tejas Express


Railway minister Suresh Prabhu on Friday inspected the Tejas Express at Delhi's Safdarjung station. Mumbai: The luxurious air-conditioned Tejas Express train is all set to make its maiden journey on Monday. The journey will commence at Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus at 3:25 pm on Monday, and will arrive at Karmali in Goa at 12:35 am the next day, with halts at Dadar, Thane, Panvel, Ratnagiri and Kudal. Read More »

Ford replaces CEO in push to transform business

Hackett (above) will join from Ford Smart Mobility (in other words, the autonomous motoring bit of the company), where he's been in the position of chairman since March 2016. "I think investors understand our strategy". Just last week, Ford announced it would cut its white-collar workforce by ten percent in North America and Asia, as the auto industry in general faced new challenges. Read More »

Mercedes-Benz partners with Vivint Solar for home energy storage in US


Home battery systems allow customers to store solar power generated during the day for use after sunset, a time when they might charge an electric vehicle. A recent survey by Greentech Media found residential storage in the USA costs between $1,300 and $2,000 per kilowatt-hour, excluding installation charges. Read More »

U.S. airlines meet Homeland Security officials over laptop ban


European regulators warned that placing hundreds of devices in the hold on long-haul flights could compromise safety if poorly deactivated lithium-ion batteries catch fire. It was established in response to fears that militants could build a bomb into such electronics, which could pass through the security checks applied to cabin luggage but could be more easily detected by the screening applied to luggage placed in the hold. Read More »

UK court rejects Nestle's bid to trademark KitKat shape


Previous year a High Court judge said the shape of Nestle's chocolate stalwart could not be patented. Today's decision upholds that ruling. The Court of Appeal ruled against the confectionary firm trademarking the chocolate bar following a long-running legal battle with Cadbury . Read More »

Another Record...For The Nasdaq; S&P Inches Lower


London's FTSE 100 rose 0.9 percent. The price of oil edged higher. The worldwide "ransomware" cyberattack continued to spread on Monday, which sent cybersecurity stocks like FireEye and Symantec higher, while politicians in Washington wonder whether Republicans' odds of implementing tax cuts and other pro-business policies have diminished. Read More »