Cabinet approves 7th CPC recommendations

The boost to consumption would add 0.5 percentage points to the GDP. "This formulation will bring about parity between past pensioners and current retirees for the same length of service in the pay scale at the time of retirement", explained Justice... More..

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by | Sunday, July 03, 2016

Oil halts 2-day rally after United States supply erases post-Brexit slump

Because oil is priced in dollars, a stronger dollar puts downward pressure on crude prices. The discount in nearby oil versus forward, known as contango, has widened as traders took advantage of cheap freight...More..

Outlander Season 2 finale preview - Episode 13 Dragonfly in Amber
by | Friday, July 01, 2016

Outlander Season 2 finale preview - Episode 13 Dragonfly in Amber

According to the official description of the episode (via Cartermatt ), "Dragonfly in Amber" will feature two time periods, and the hour will flash forward to 1968. In the end, Jaime is compelled to do anythin...More..

Pound to euro exchange rate: Sterling continues to struggle after Brexit vote
by | Thursday, June 30, 2016

Pound to euro exchange rate: Sterling continues to struggle after Brexit vote

Sterling hit a session high of $1.3421 earlier. There was plenty of drama already in Brussels. Moreover, as Germany's Angela Merkel prepared to head to the summit, she told Berlin: "We'll ensure that (Brexit)...More..

EgyptAir Flight MS804: France says crash was not an act of terrorism
by | Wednesday, June 29, 2016

EgyptAir Flight MS804: France says crash was not an act of terrorism

Search teams discovered the two black box recorders earlier this month. They will play a key role in shining light on the seconds before the plane fell thousands of feet and crashed, killing all 66 people on bo...More..

Canadian postal workers could soon be on strike
by | Thursday, June 23, 2016

Canadian postal workers could soon be on strike

The business ships gear all over the country, nearly exclusively with Canada Post. "Every indication is that they're moving towards locking us out". Mail delivery could grind to a halt as early as next month,...More..

Donald Trump Accuses Hillary Clinton of Corruption as Secretary of State
by | Thursday, June 23, 2016

Donald Trump Accuses Hillary Clinton of Corruption as Secretary of State

In a speech , Trump claimed Clinton would push for trade deals that would hurt the U.S. and that her foreign policy skills leave a lot to be desired. The billionaire businessman claimed, " She gets ric...More..

by | Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Analyst Price Target Update on Continental Resources (NYSE:CLR)

The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website . The stock was sold at an average price of $41.10, for a total value of $205,500.00. Finally, Henderson Gr...More..

EC World REIT to market Singapore IPO worth up to $335 mn
by | Tuesday, June 21, 2016

EC World REIT to market Singapore IPO worth up to $335 mn

The listing would make EC World the third REIT to be floated in Singapore this year. Perpetual general manager for managed fund services, Andrew Cannane, said the launch of the IPO will demonstrate that fund ...More..

Wife Of Orlando Terrorist Is Now Missing
by | Monday, June 20, 2016

Wife Of Orlando Terrorist Is Now Missing

Now, Salman has left the area where the couple lived, according to the Sun Sentinel. Another student reported Mateen had asked if he would tell anyone if Mateen brought a gun to school. A little over a week...More..

Tribune Channels Blacked Out On DISH In Contract Dispute
by | Monday, June 20, 2016

Tribune Channels Blacked Out On DISH In Contract Dispute

DISH claims Tribune is force bundling the unrelated, and low-performing cable channel, WGN American, with its local broadcast stations. The 1992 Cable Act gave broadcasters the right to seek retransmission co...More..

Hackers divert $50mn in blow to virtual currency
by | Saturday, June 18, 2016

Hackers divert $50mn in blow to virtual currency

The hacking, which siphoned off a third of the project’s digital money, is likely to doom the investor-funded project, the Times reported Friday. With this attack ongoing, the community and developers are ru...More..

by | Friday, June 17, 2016

Westlake Chemical Corporation 17.6% Potential Upside Now Implied by SunTrust

Westlake Chemical Partners LP had its "buy" rating reiterated by analysts at Deutsche Bank. M&T Bank Corp now owns 6,178 shares of the company's stock valued at $286,000 after buying an additional 576 shares du...More..

Analyst Coverage: Washington Real Estate Investment Trust (NYSE:WRE)
by | Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Analyst Coverage: Washington Real Estate Investment Trust (NYSE:WRE)

The latest broker reports which are now outstanding on Tuesday 14th of June state 0 analysts have a rating of "strong buy", 0 analysts "buy", 0 analysts "neutral", 0 analysts "sell" and 0 analysts "strong sell"...More..

What the Latest Brexit Poll Today Means for Investors in 2016
by | Wednesday, June 15, 2016

What the Latest Brexit Poll Today Means for Investors in 2016

Brent crude oil futures LCOc1 fell 50 cents to $49.85 a barrel by 10:02 a.m. EDT (1402 GMT), while US crude futures CLc1 lost 40 cents to $48.48 a barrel. Felix Hufeld, the president of Germany's financial watc...More..

by | Tuesday, June 14, 2016

What will it take for republicans to turn their backs on Trump?

Earlier in the week, Trump said Republicans who are critical of his comments against Curiel "have to get over it" and "they shouldn't be so angry for so long". Senator Susan Collins of ME also echoed Senator Ay...More..

by | Sunday, June 12, 2016

Fed's Yellen warns of Brexit impact on United States economy

Even so, in her first comments since Friday's monthly jobs market data shocked markets and sent the dollar tumbling, Yellen backed off from making specific forecasts for interest rate increases, only saying t...More..

by | Friday, June 10, 2016

DHT Holdings Inc (NYSE:DHT) Stock Price Will Hit $7.41

Since analyst price targets calculations are subjective, there often can be a wide range of targets from various analysts. Looking further into earnings reaction history, the stock had moved up 14 times out of ...More..

US Throws China Off High-Speed Rail Project
by | Thursday, June 09, 2016

US Throws China Off High-Speed Rail Project

XpressWest, a private US company, said Thursday it was ending its venture with China Railway International due to "difficulties associated with timely performance and CRI's challenges in obtaining required auth...More..

by | Thursday, June 09, 2016

Ratings Analysis of: New York Community Bancorp Inc. (NYSE:NYCB)

New York Community Bancorp, Inc. operates as a holding company for New York Community Bank and New York Commercial Bank that offer banking products and financial services in Metro New York, New Jersey, Ohio, Fl...More..