Tokyo, Wall St. shares boosted by Fed rate hike talk

The S&P 500 declined significantly on Friday, soon after Fed chair Janet Yellen gave out hawkish signals in her speech. Futures for the Dow Jones Industrial Average were down 5 points at 18,484.00. The Australian dollar, which marked its first back... More..

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Europe's Apple Tax Ambush

Starbucks avoided corporate income tax in the United Kingdom for several years by paying royalties to a Dutch subsidiary, buying coffee beans in Switzerland and other tactics. What has the U.S Treasury said? ...More..

Mylan's generic version could cost patients more, says pharmacist
by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Mylan's generic version could cost patients more, says pharmacist

The Food and Drug Administration rejected a generic version of the auto-injector from Teva earlier this year. The company said that the generic EpiPen would be available in several weeks. Bresch had blamed th...More..

'Arrow' Gets a Raggedy Big Bad in First Season 5 Photos
by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

'Arrow' Gets a Raggedy Big Bad in First Season 5 Photos

This time, she will show what she can do without the help of her father, Malcolm Merlyn ( John Barrowman ). The executive producer of " Arrow " added, "She's a much better chief of staff than Oliver is a mayor,...More..

Next Weeks Broker Price Targets For Toronto Dominion Bank (The) (NYSE:TD)
by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Next Weeks Broker Price Targets For Toronto Dominion Bank (The) (NYSE:TD)

Toronto-Dominion Bank makes up approx 1.47% of Barometer Capital Management's portfolio. 12/04/2015 - Toronto Dominion Bank (The) had its "outperform" rating reiterated by analysts at Macquarie. The company...More..

Under pressure Mylan to offer half-price generic
by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Under pressure Mylan to offer half-price generic

Mylan has been under fire for steadily raising the price of the device from about $100 in 2008 to about $600 now. EpiPen epinephrine pens manufactured by Mylan pharmaceutical company. Now, the company ...More..

Gabon President Ali Bongo vows to 'calmly' await election results
by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Gabon President Ali Bongo vows to 'calmly' await election results

The 57-year-old Bongo has been in power since disputed elections in 2009. "As Omar Bongo's son, it is hard to present yourself as something new and technocratic when the whiff of corruption hangs over from th...More..

Sterling slips vs dollar as transatlantic policy paths diverge
by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Sterling slips vs dollar as transatlantic policy paths diverge

Dealers also reported talk the August payrolls report on Friday might miss expectations and make it that much harder for policymakers to contemplate a September tightening. Fischer did not comment on the timing...More..

Best stocks of the day: Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX)
by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Best stocks of the day: Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX)

The last close places the company's stock about $16.08 off its 52 week high of $89.2 and $7.57 above the 52 week low of $65.55. This appreciation has taken its market cap to $46.08B and a price-to-earnings rat...More..

German bunds gain as investors wary ahead of consumer inflation data
by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

German bunds gain as investors wary ahead of consumer inflation data

The stock was the biggest percentage loser among S&P 500 components. The U.S. job market is almost at full strength and the pace of interest rate increases by the Federal Reserve will depend on how well the e...More..

European Union rules Apple must pay up to 13B euros in back taxes
by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

European Union rules Apple must pay up to 13B euros in back taxes

As I point out at the beginning of my Forbes post on this subject-I am not an economist and I am not a tax professional. Mr Noonan added that it was necessary to fight the verdict in the courts "to defend the...More..

Iraq to support oil output freeze at OPEC meeting: PM
by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Iraq to support oil output freeze at OPEC meeting: PM

You see, XOP is exposed to the oil-producing sector without being exposed to individual futures contracts or oil stocks. The price of crude oil today is under pressure after U.S. In comments to Asharq al-Aw...More..

European Union to hand Apple Irish tax bill of $1.1 billion
by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

European Union to hand Apple Irish tax bill of $1.1 billion

The EU announced almost two years ago that it opened an investigation into Amazon .com and any possible tax deals the online retailer has with Luxemburg. Apple likewise argued that it followed the law and pai...More..

Brandon Tate cut, Andrew Billings to IR as Bengals hit 75 players
by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Brandon Tate cut, Andrew Billings to IR as Bengals hit 75 players

Brandon Tate has been the primary kick and punt returner for the Bengals for most of the last five seasons, but he won't be continuing that streak in 2016. Tate never became a regular in the receiving lineup, ...More..

Democrats Lead in Pennsylvania Presidential and Senate Races
by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Democrats Lead in Pennsylvania Presidential and Senate Races

Senate in Louisiana and Donald Trump for president. A recent NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll shows Clinton beating Trump 91%-1% among African-Americans. Pennsylvania's politics can be geographically divided a...More..

Western Digital Corporation (WDC) Shares are Up 0.71%
by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Western Digital Corporation (WDC) Shares are Up 0.71%

These professional investors have teams of analysts researching thousands of stocks, so it is good confirmation to see them buying a stock you're researching. The 26 stock analysts who cover the stock have an a...More..

Democratic Senators Blast Steep Price Hike for EpiPens
by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Democratic Senators Blast Steep Price Hike for EpiPens

Eight years ago, EpiPen cost about $100, Reuters noted. "We noticed it went from 40, to 75, to 200 to 300 out of pocket", said Peterson. She says there's no word yet on when that lower cost version will be ...More..

by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Yellen says a rate hike is coming-but markets say not now

The S&P 500 Index rose less than 0.1 percent to 2,172.61 at 11:53 a.m.in NY, after rising as much as 0.7 percent. With little domestic economic data of note, all eyes have been on the Jackson Hole symposium...More..

Parliament 'will have its say on Brexit process'
by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Parliament 'will have its say on Brexit process'

The comments leave open the possibility that negotiations could be launched without the approval of MPs being sought and Parliament could debate the issue without a formal vote taking place. "Parliament will be...More..

The new Papa John's app for Apple TV makes ordering a breeze
by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

The new Papa John's app for Apple TV makes ordering a breeze

Once users begin ordering on the app, they can revisit past orders to simply re-order the same thing, or start an all-new meal selection process with Papa John's aim for creating a "conversational" food orderin...More..