Amazon's stock tops $1000 for the first time

The only other tech company on the list is Priceline Group. Amazon's stock has soared thanks to strong results from its core retail business. This is a big bounce back after the company's 52-week low of $682.12. It's unclear why Amazon hasn't split its stock since the late 1990s. They compare the price to the company's projected earnings. Amazon has split three times since its 1997 IPO. [Full Article...]

'Pirates of the Caribbean' tops box office, 'Baywatch' sinks

'Pirates of the Caribbean' tops box office, 'Baywatch' sinks The Dwayne Johnson comedy cost far less than the latest Pirates movie , but that opening does not suggest a hit (and the mostly tepid response so far do not suggest that it will grow legs next weekend ). The only time a studio has earned so much so quickly was Disney previous year, according to Variety . Its three-day weekend dipped 49 % and yielded $6 million, while the four-day weekend ... [Full Article...]

USA successfully intercepts ICBM in historic test

North Korea , which has conducted dozens of missile tests and tested two nuclear bombs since the beginning of 2016 in defiance of UN Security Council resolutions, says the program is necessary to counter United States aggression. This test, the first involving an intercontinental ballistic missile, has been planned for years. The GMD element of the ballistic missile defense system provides com... [Full Article...]

Consumer spending, inflation data support Fed rate hike case

Consumer spending, inflation data support Fed rate hike case A separate Commerce Department report showed that consumer spending rose 0.4% in April, following after an upwardly revised 0.3% increase in March. Consumer spending, which accounts for about two-thirds of US economic activity, increased just 0.6% from January through March. [Full Article...]

Greggs plc (GRG) Receives GBX 1061.25 Consensus Target Price from Analysts

About shares traded. Incyte Corporation (NASDAQ:INCY) has risen 72.84% since May 30, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 34.61% the S&P500. About 14,369 shares traded. Intertek Group plc (LON:ITRK) has 0.00% since May 30, 2016 and is. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Its Retail Banking segment offers clients, as well as small businesses a range of banking support solutions, a... [Full Article...]

Reliance Communications hit by mobile price war

Reliance Communications hit by mobile price war Its heavy debt load - ₹428 billion of net debt as on December 31 - has also weighed on the performance of Reliance Communications , which is the most leveraged among listed Indian telecommunication carriers. Asked if it had not contributed to the situation by allowing Jio to ride on its towers and spectrum, Singh said Jio was always free to offer its services at whatever prices it saw fit, and wo... [Full Article...]

Trump delays decision on Paris climate agreement at G7 summit

Our egotistical President can't stand not being in the spotlight, regardless of the issue, and the biggest issue, next to the Russian Federation probe for many citizens around the world is Trump's stance on climate change . According to three sources with "direct knowledge", Trump has told "multiple people. including EPA head Scott Pruitt, that he plans to leave the Paris agreement on climate ch... [Full Article...]

Arsenal beats Chelsea to win third FA Cup in 4 seasons

Arsenal's Aaron Ramsey was ruled offside but referee Antony Taylor overruled his assistant's decision and allowed Sanchez's goal . For the first time in 20 years Arsenal failed to qualify for the Champions League and many think this is the last roll of the dice for Arsene Wenger . [Full Article...]

Theresa May, Jeremy Corbyn face tough questions on live TV

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May arrives at Sky studios to take part in a general election broadcast, in London, Monday May 29, 2017. He also faced questions about his record of opposing British military interventions overseas, including the Falklands War. [Full Article...]

Oil prices stay weak as USA drilling undermines drive to tighten markets

Futures rose for a second session in NY after an OPEC-led deal to extend output limits through March was initially met with a selloff last week as deeper cuts or a plan for the rest of 2018 weren't proposed. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures CLc1 were 19 cents higher at $49.99 per barrel. Total volume traded was about 15% below the 100-day average. [Full Article...]

UK Conservatives' lead halved ahead of election - Survation poll

UK Conservatives' lead halved ahead of election - Survation poll The Conservatives are facing claims of a U-turn over their plan to reform the way social care is funded after Theresa May said the government would consult on the maximum amount anyone should have to pay. "Only Labour offers any clarity now on social care, pledging to create a national care service to deliver dignity for all our elderly". This comes after analysis by Royal London showed th... [Full Article...]

Restaurant Group PLC (RTN) Upgraded to "Overweight" by JPMorgan Chase & Co

Restaurant Group PLC (RTN) Upgraded to The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with "Hold" on Friday, August 7. JP Morgan has "Overweight" rating and GBX 3231 target. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Monday, September 26 by Beaufort Securities. About 5.94 million shares traded or 444.95% up from the average. Biffa PLC (LON:BIFF) opened at 197.00 on Friday. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. [Full Article...]

Australian drug convict Schapelle Corby returns home from Bali

Australian drug convict Schapelle Corby returns home from Bali Corby, then 27, made headlines after she was arrested at the Ngurah Rai International Airport in Denpasar for smuggling about 4.2 kilograms of marijuana. "I want to hear what she says actually happened, how the saga unfolded, how she coped inside, and what her plans are from here". Schapelle Corby on board her deportation flight on Malinda Air from Bali to Brisbane. [Full Article...]

United Kingdom lowers terror threat level to 'severe' as more arrested

Peter Hook, a member of seminal Manchester band New Order, was among the runners and said the tragedy had brought people together. He said police have reviewed security at more than 1,300 events across the United Kingdom and urged public not to change any plan and "go out as you planned and enjoy yourselves". [Full Article...]

BA travelers face third day of delays, cancellations

BA travelers face third day of delays, cancellations British Airways had earlier said it plans to resume most of its flights out of Heathrow and Gatwick airports on Sunday following major IT system disruption that had grounded planes yesterday. The GMB union, which had cautioned against outsourcing jobs, said BA laid off hundreds of IT staff and gave away the work to India. Gatwick Airport said it was continuing to advise customers travellin... [Full Article...]

Moody's downgrades Hong Kong credit rating after China cut

Mei Xinyu, a researcher at China's Ministry of Commerce, wrote in a front page editorial of the paper's overseas edition the downgrade , Moody's first for China since 1989, overstated China's reliance on stimulus and the country's debt levels. [Full Article...]

Royals rally for win over Cleveland 6-4

Salvador Perez put Kansas City ahead with a sacrifice fly in the first, but Lindor's one-out home run tied the game in the bottom half. On the first strike he bunted foul but Moose didn't come in on him so he tried it again on a 1-1 count and got on. [Full Article...]

Trump's food stamp cuts face hard sell in Congress

Trump's food stamp cuts face hard sell in Congress Even Republicans in Congress stressed that the administration's budget would not survive the legislative review process, which starts this week with hearings on Capitol Hill. The proposed budget and tax cuts come on the heels of the House effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and replace it with their American Health Care Act (AHCA), which the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities no... [Full Article...]

South Africa's Zuma survives no confidence vote in ANC - News24 website

Zuma has been under increasing pressure to step down from party veterans and members of the African National Congress's communist and union alliance partners, as a series of scandals threaten to erode the ruling party's dominance before the 2019 general vote. [Full Article...]

Button struggles to get a grip on F1 return

Button struggles to get a grip on F1 return Things were smoother in the afternoon, where he placed 12th, but the British driver got flustered by other drivers. It wasnt until 2008 victor Scott Dixon turned in the best qualifying effort in 21 years to win the pole that the spotlight briefly shifted to someone else. [Full Article...]

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