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Fianna Fáil leader backs repeal of 'harmful' law on abortion

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During his opening statement, the Fine Gael TD said it was important to recognise the "sad reality that we have been exporting this issue", before bringing attention to new figures which showed that 3,265 women travelled to the United Kingdom from Ireland for an abortion in 2016. Read More »

What Do Trump's Work Requirements for Medicaid Mean?

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A year ago the New Hampshire legislature passed a law requiring able-bodied Medicaid recipients to work, if the Feds approved the waiver. "My only hope is that the chaos caused by this policy and the desperation of the Kentucky families who will soon lose their only access to health coverage will force Governor Bevin to demonstrate some level of compassion and reverse this disgraceful policy". Read More »

Analyst Buzz: Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB)

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About 3.14 million shares traded. CAPITAL WORLD INVESTORS lowered its stake in Schlumberger Limited (NYSE: SLB ) by 17.72% during the September 2017 quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Read More »

Texas Instruments Incorporated (TXN) Plans $0.62 Quarterly Dividend

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Texas Instruments has a 1 year low of $73.87 and a 1 year high of $119.43. The shares were sold at an average price of $97.44, for a total transaction of $23,263,800.00. KeyBanc Capital Markets downgraded the shares of Q in report on Monday, November 13 to "Sector Weight" rating. Buckingham Cap Inc reported 6,285 shares stake. Read More »

Malaysia Airlines Flight MH122 forced to make emergency landing in Australian outback

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Another passenger wrote he was "scared as hell" after the crew ordered them to brace for impact. Mr Pandey said people were preparing for the worst during the rattling and loud noises. After a "massive vibration" shook the plane, the crew told passengers to "brace for impact", Donna Edwards told 9 News . Malaysia Airlines confirmed that safety was not at any time compromised during the incident and that safety is its priority at all times. Read More »

Prince William debuts a shaved head

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And his new look is a wise one for any man staring down the path of male pattern baldness. Prince William , who had blonde floppy locks as a teenager, has long suffered from a receding hairline - and, unfortunately, it's made him the brunt of the odd joke within the royal family. Read More »

Trump Says He Called CEO Tim Cook After Apple Announced US Jobs

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Apple has announced that it will invest and spend about $350 billion in the U.S. in the next five years creating some 20,000 jobs in the country. "These are probably many capital expenditure initiatives and new site build-outs that Apple was already planning on doing regardless of repatriation", said Michael Olson, an analyst at Piper Jaffray, who has the equivalent of a buy rating on the stock. Read More »

Trump administration requests $0 in funding for consumer protection bureau

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The request for no funding came as Mulvaney announced the first step toward an overhaul of the agency: a review of its entire operation. Under the Consumer Financial Protection Act of 2010, the director of the CFPB can submit quarterly funding requests to the Fed, generally in the amount that he or she feels is necessary for the bureau to carry out its duties. Read More »

Uber to introduce limit on drivers' hours

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Uber said that it would introduce the policy from next week across Britain to help to "enhance driver and passenger safety". Andrew Byre-Uber's UK Policy head said that the drivers only spend approximately thirty hours a week by logging into the application, we want to make sure that they must not drive exhausted and hence for that we are trying to play our part. Read More »

South Korea mulls virtual currency exchange shutdown

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In comparison, Coinbase , which has in recent months, has over 10 million users, according to its website. That said , there are other indications this slump is also a result of separate, more transient factors. At Citi, an analyst released a note Wednesday stating that Bitcoin could fall further to between $5,605 and $5,673 before rebounding. According to reports , the price of bitcoin on some exchanges collapsed more than 20%, falling below the US$10,000 mark that the currency broke ... Read More »

Nestle launches KitKat with Barry Callebaut's ruby chocolate

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Nestle Japan on Thursday unveiled a new, pink KitKat bar, which is to be sold ahead of Valentine's Day in a handful of stores in Japan and South Korea, as well as online. Ruby chocolate is made from the ruby cocoa bean . Named KitKat Chocolatory Sublime Ruby, the chocolate bar will be sold in Japanese and South Korean KitKat boutiques as well as online starting Friday, January 19. Read More »

What's The Story Behind Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO)

The typical day in the last one month has seen about a 2.28% volatility. Marathon Oil had a negative net margin of 148.07% and a negative return on equity of 3.02%. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Thursday, June 22 by Jefferies. As per Wednesday, November 25, the company rating was maintained by Oppenheimer. UBS upgraded Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) on Tuesday, November 1 to "Neutral" rating. Read More »

Wells Fargo Customers Accidentally Double Charged

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It resulted in overdraft protection fees for some. "Some customers received email notices telling them that they now had no money in their checking accounts". "Customers who waited out the hour-plus wait to reach a customer service representative Wednesday night were being told that their accounts would be fixed overnight", the newspaper says. Read More »

Dow closes above 26000 for first time

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The Dow is trading at 26,062 as of this writing. The so-called "fear index" added 2.2% to close at 11.92, its highest since early December. UnitedHealth rose 2.5 per cent after the largest U.S. "We're in the latter stages of this bull market, but the final stage could last another two or three years given the length of the run so far", says Chris Zaccarelli , chief investment officer at Independent Advisor Alliance in Charlotte, N.C. Read More »

Slight Rise in Unemployment Rate

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State officials say Wisconsin's unemployment rate has never been below 3 percent, and that it's never been that low for the month of December. "Washington employers on balance are steadily creating jobs, more people are going to work and unemployment is hovering at record lows", said Paul Turek, economist for the department, said in a news release. Read More »

Watching Shares of Delta Air Lines Inc (DAL) — Technical Focus

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It has underperformed by 4.87% the S&P500. The Return on Invested Capital (aka ROIC) Score for Delta Air Lines, Inc . Short-term as well long term investors always focus on the liquidity of the stocks so for that concern, liquidity measure in recent quarter results of the company was recorded 1.00 as current ratio and on the opponent side the debt to equity ratio was 2.14 and long-term debt to equity ratio also remained 2.06. Read More »

EQT Midstream Partners, LP (EQM) RSI 74.44 value Indicates a sell possibility

Shares of Antero Midstream Partners closed the previous trading session at 31.87 up +0.12 0.38% with 7527 shares trading hands. It has outperformed by 4.96% the S&P500. Weiss Multi reported 60,000 shares. Chesnara plc (LON:CSN) has 0.00% since January 16, 2017 and is. Its up 0.33, from 0.82 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 67 investors sold EOG shares while 337 reduced holdings. Read More »

Pearson (PSON) Given New GBX 760 Price Target at JPMorgan Chase & Co

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The rating was disclosed to clients in analysts note on 17 January. On Tuesday, March 29 the stock rating was maintained by Citigroup with "Buy". PiperJaffray maintained the stock with "Overweight" rating in Monday, September 18 report. Cardenas Ricardo sold $1.05M worth of Darden Restaurants, Inc. Cap Advsr Limited Liability Company stated it has 89,387 shares. It operates through Property Investment and Development, Land Promotion, and Construction divisions. Read More »

Multimillionaire New Jersey governor says he'll accept $175K salary

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Chris Christie (R), whose term as New Jersey governor officially ended on Tuesday, became the state's first elected governor in decades to go his entire time in office without breaking a leg. Murphy, who like Kennedy grew up in MA, also served several years under the Obama administration as ambassador to Germany. "Thank you to all the people of New Jersey for the honor of being your Governor for the last eight years", Christie wrote on Twitter after the inauguration. Read More »

Morgan Stanley Tops Estimates on Underwriting, Wealth Management

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The global bank's Q4 trading revenues were $2.25 billion, a 19.5% drop from a year earlier. "Over the course of the full year we achieved the strategic objectives outlined two years ago", said James P. Excluding the one-off charge and other items, Morgan Stanley's adjusted profit was $1.68 billion, or 84 cents per share. Analysts on average were looking for 77 cents per share, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. Read More »

British govt. scrutinizes second outsourcing firm after Carillion collapse

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Its lenders were unwilling to extend the company any more funds nor was the Government interested in bailing the company out hence it went to the wall. "Interserve has had its problems for sure, but it's no Carillion", he said. "This remains the case and we expect our 2018 operating profit to be ahead of current market expectations and we continue to have constructive discussions with lenders over longer-term funding". Read More »

Dubai's Emirates announces agreement for 36 Airbus A380s

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The additional aircraft will be delivered from 2020 onwards and bring the carrier's A380 commitment to 178 aircraft. The new order is the first time in over two years than an airline has committed to purchasing the A380. "Some of the new A380s we have just ordered will be used as fleet replacement", said the Emirates' chairman. "This new order underscores Airbus' commitment to produce the A380 at least for another ten years", said Airbus chief salesman John Leahy. Read More »