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Ontario first to release plan to sell and distribute marijuana

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At the same time, the government is putting "illegal" pot dispensaries, which have popped up throughout the city offering a variety of marijuana products, "on notice" that there will be a crackdown, Naqvi said. People would not be allowed to consume any form of recreational cannabis in public places, workplaces or when inside a motor vehicle. " We've recommended in a recent submission that all revenue should fund mental health and addictions services in Ontario because there is a correlation ... Read More »

August Canadian Employment Rose 22200, Full-Time Jobs Fell Sharply

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In Alberta, the unemployment rate was 8.1 per cent in August, up from 7.8 per cent in July. On a year-over-year basis, Canadian employment increased 374,300, or 2.1%, with almost 60% of the new jobs created over the past 12 months of the full-time variety, which tend to offer higher pay and steady benefits. Read More »

Branson's Necker Island destroyed by Hurricane Irma

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With Hurricane Irma causing "severe damage" to both the U.S. and UK Virgin Islands, according to UK Foreign Office Minister Alan Duncan, the damage estimates are just beginning to pile up as the island chain's government will be adding even more debt onto the $6.5 billion it already owes to pensioners and creditors. Read More »

Eli Lilly and Company (LLY) vs. Impax Laboratories, Inc. (IPXL)

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The Hartford Investment Management Co holds 283,716 shares with $20.87 million value, up from 268,578 last quarter. Willis Counsel holds 1.71% in Eli Lilly and Co (NYSE: LLY ) or 311,800 shares. Cowen & Co maintained Eli Lilly and Co (NYSE: LLY ) rating on Monday, August 24. The cuts will save about US$500 million (S$675.6 million) annually starting in 2018, and the company will take charges of US$1.2 billion, or 80 cents a share, in the second half of this year. Read More »

European Central Bank keeps policy, guidance unchanged

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It now says it expects the eurozone economy to grow 2.2% in 2017, up from a previous forecast of 1.9%. "It appears that the ECB's lone viable option is to accept the legal limits and gradually scale back the purchases next year", Commerzbank economist Joerg Kraemer said. Read More »

Hundreds scuffle with police over US THAAD launcher deployment in South Korea

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He said earlier this year that the battery will protect 10 million South Koreans in the area outside of Seoul in addition to USA bases and vital seaports. Neighboring countries, including China and Russian Federation, have strongly opposed the THAAD deployment in South Korea as it breaks regional strategic balance and damages security interests of the two countries. Read More »

Putin Says Sanctions, Pressure Alone Won't Resolve NKorean Crisis

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Mr Putin called for dialogue on the crisis and warned against other actions that could cause the situation to escalate. Indeed, given the regime now had nuclear weapons, a confrontation could lead to a "global catastrophe and a huge number of casualties", Putin said, according to Interfax. Read More »

Long-term U.S. mortgage rates fall to lowest level this year

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The refinance index was up 5 percent, and the adjusted purchase index increased by 1 percent over the week. A year ago at this time, the 30-year FRM averaged 3.44 percent. 10 year ARM interest rates have been quoted at 3.71% today yielding an April of 3.905%. The 7/1 ARM deals can be had for 3.54% carrying an April of 3.867%. Read More »

Outstanding Analyst Ratings For Carclo (LON:CAR)

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Deutsche Bank has "Hold" rating and GBX 519 target. The firm has "Buy" rating by Northland Capital given on Thursday, August 3. Peel Hunt maintained Novae Group Plc (LON:NVA) on Monday, December 5 with "Add" rating. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Carclo had its "Buy" rating reiterated by analysts at FinnCap. Therefore 63% are positive. PNC Financial Services had 60 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Read More »

Trump on Hurricane Irma: 'Believe Me, Not Good'

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Instead, though, this deal all but ensures the December legislative calendar will be dominated by a painful showdown over the debt ceiling and government funding. But Bryan Rep. Bill Flores, a conservative member of the Republican Study Committee, said on Wednesday - before Trump's deal was announced - that while he doesn't think it's a "good idea" to attach the Harvey aid to a debt ceiling measure, "I would likely vote for it because it would have the Harvey relief in it". Read More »

Not Surprisingly, The Latest Spring Lamb Ad Is Raising A Few Eyebrows

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The US-based president of the Universal Society of Hinduism , Rajan Zed , said linking the highly revered Lord Ganesha with meat was disrespectful and called on Meat and Livestock Australia to withdraw the ad and apologise. Meat & Livestock Australia has stirred controversy with its depiction of Hindu deity Lord Ganesha , a vegetarian, in its latest ad for lamb. The ad has led to a huge backlash and the " You Never Lamb Alone " campaign has been termed as senseless. Read More »

HPE reports steady revenue growth with its fiscal 3rd quarter results

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Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co (HPE) has risen 56.74% since September 6, 2016 and is uptrending. 08/22/2017 - Loop Capital began new coverage on Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co giving the company a "hold" rating. In June, Hewlett Packard Enterprise stirred speculation about succession planning after it promoted Antonio Neri - a longtime executive - to the role of president. Read More »

Amazon to build second headquarters outside of Seattle — GeekWire

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There are 24 restaurants and cafes within Amazon's Seattle campus alone, where more than 40,000 people are employed. In a statement released Thursday morning, the ecommerce giant, which ranks number two on the Dealerscope Top 101 CE retailers , said HQ2 will create tens of thousands of jobs in construction and related industry and generate tens of billions of dollars in additional investment in the city it ends up being located in. Read More »

Stanley cuts inflation forecast, lowers Fed rate hike expectations

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This year, as a first-time voter on the US central bank's rate-setting Federal Open Market Committee, he dissented against otherwise-unanimous decisions in March and June to raise rates. If inflation continues to fall short of the central bank's 2 percent target, "it would be prudent to raise the federal funds rate more gradually". If inflation does rebound soon, she said, the Fed could achieve its three-hikes-per-year forecast. Read More »

Community Healthcare Trust Inc (CHCT) Hit 52-Week High

The company has market cap of $478.67 million. The stock decreased 0.10% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $52. The 14 day Williams %R for Physicians Realty Trust (DOC) is noted at -2.02. Hightower Advisors Limited Liability Co holds 103,688 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. (NYSE:DLR). Pensionfund Dsm Netherlands owns 0.45% invested in Digital Realty Trust, Inc. Read More »

Lloyd Blankfein on Gary Cohn: 'No one's perfect'

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Blankfein's lukewarm comments came weeks after Trump himself floated Cohn, who is now director of the National Economic Council, for the role atop the United States central bank in an interview with The Wall Street Journal . Mr. Cohn is one of the key White House hands tasked with shepherding an overhaul of the federal tax code through Congress. In that interview, Cohn said the administration "can and must do better in consistently and unequivocally condemning these groups". Read More »

Clemson releases statement on Hurricane Irma

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Army Gen. Joseph Lengyel, chief of the National Guard Bureau, said that more than 45,000 guard members are engaged worldwide - including 1,200 fighting wildfires in California, Montana and OR, more than 19,000 responding to Hurricane Harvey's devastation, and almost 13,000 mobilized and supporting the combatant commands overseas. Read More »

Texas governor says Harvey damage could climb to a staggering $244 billion

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Speaking at First Church in Pearland, Texas, Trump noted that the coordination between local, state and federal government officials was "terrific". Harvey , which first came ashore on Aug 25 as the most powerful hurricane to hit Texas in 50 years, has killed an estimated 47 people, displaced more than 1 million and damaged almost 200,000 homes in a path of destruction stretching for more than 480 kms. Read More »

Wall Street, dollar slip on North Korea jitters

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The Dow Jones industrial average gained 47 points, or 0.2 percent, to 21,800. The Nasdaq Composite was down 29.90 points, or 0.46 percent, at 6,405.43. The month of September, traditionally the most hard of the year, could be further complicated by a possible showdown in Washington around the debt ceiling, support for the Reuters news agency. Read More »

Featured Stock: The Walt Disney Company (DIS)

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Narrowing in, the stock is at a distance of -5.23% from the 50 day high and -8.11% off of the 50 day low.Covering sell-side analysts have recently weighed in on shares of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS ). Cowen Gru has 0.22% invested in Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS). Qci Asset Management New York holds 2.05% of its portfolio in Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) for 147,415 shares. Read More »

Florida activates price gouging hotline, when to file a complaint

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She also said her office was working with Amazon to make sure third-party vendors on their site weren't scamming customers, adding that the company had identified 12 sellers who were price-gouging on water. Here are some tips as you're scanning the aisles. Stores must disclose their return policy at the time of sale and can not refuse items. As category 5 Hurricane Irma approaches the Southeastern coast of the United States, reports of price gouging have begun flooding into state ... Read More »

Gap to shift focus to Old Navy, Athleta stores

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It improved, as 46 investors sold Global Positioning System shares while 142 reduced holdings. But Gap Inc . also has long struggled with its own problems, mired in a sales slump as its clothes don't stand out in an overcrowded landscape. Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider buys, and 3 sales for $12.43 million activity. Gap Inc .'s latest strategy shift involves pivoting away from. Read More »