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Thousands March in Chicago to Protest Climate Policies Thousands March in Chicago to Protest Climate Policies
- May 01, 2017

About one and a half hours later, when the march fully surrounded the White House, some of the protestors sat down for 100 seconds to symbolize the first 100 days of the Trump administration. (For what it's worth, attendees were still streaming towards Pennsylvania Avenue well after the march officially began). A survey from the Pew Research Center showedthat younger millennials are the first generation where a majority believe climate change is largely man-made. (more...)
Renaissance Technologies LLC Reduces Position in Fidelity National Financial Inc (FNFV)
- May 01, 2017

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHTR), at its latest closing price of $338.48, it has a price-to-book ratio of 2.27, compared to an industry average at 2.41. (more...)
House Freedom Caucus will back an amended Obamacare repeal bill House Freedom Caucus will back an amended Obamacare repeal bill
- May 01, 2017

The truth is that they don't have the votes. "It's something that we shouldn't be doing", Donovan said on CNN. "We want to make sure they are protected". "And it does this while maintaining and preserving protections for people with preexisting conditions". Assuming all Democrats vote no on the bill, the most number of GOP votes House Republicans can afford to lose is 22. (more...)
Augmented Reality: the battle between Facebook and Snapchat has begun Augmented Reality: the battle between Facebook and Snapchat has begun
- May 01, 2017

Facebook laid out its vision for the future Tuesday, revealing new tools and features during its annual F8 developers conference. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said the future of augmented reality (AR) lies in your smartphone camera and not just in special goggles. (more...)
FCC chairman lays out plan to reverse net neutrality regulation FCC chairman lays out plan to reverse net neutrality regulation
- May 01, 2017

Pai argued that the reclassification of internet service providers as common carriers under Title II of the Communications Act has dampened investment in the sector, which has in turn hurt job growth and connectivity across the country. " Nothing about the internet was broken in 2015 ", he said in a speech in Washington , DC, on Wednesday. A group of more than 800 startups, including Etsy, Foursquare and Warby Parker, wrote to Pai on Wednesday urging him to protect "enforceable net ... (more...)
Wells Fargo Board Directors Expected to Be Re-Elected, but Vote Is Close Wells Fargo Board Directors Expected to Be Re-Elected, but Vote Is Close
- May 01, 2017

The bank's leaders met and called investors in recent days, asking them not to shake up the board as it responds to findings that, for years, employees sought to meet aggressive sales targets by opening bogus accounts. receiving the lowest tally, 53 percent", reported Deon Roberts and Rick Rothacker with the Charlotte Observer's "Bank Watch", who described the vote as "a strong rebuke". (more...)
Growth During First Quarter in U.S. Weakest in 36 Months Growth During First Quarter in U.S. Weakest in 36 Months
- May 01, 2017

Although economists expect growth to pick up pace this year, the slow start to the year isn't rosy news for President Trump as he ends his first 100 days in office. Spending on mining exploration, wells and shafts surged at a record 449 percent rate after rising at a 23.7 percent pace in the fourth quarter, accounting for the rebound in nonresidential structures investment. (more...)
FCC Chief Lays Out 'Net Neutrality' Rules Rollback FCC Chief Lays Out 'Net Neutrality' Rules Rollback
- May 01, 2017

Stephenson, AT&T's chief executive, said in a statement provided to the New York Times . Startups, entrepreneurs, investors, accelerators, and incubators are signing onto a letter urging Trump's FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai not to undermine the FCC's net neutrality rules. (more...)
Chelsea, Tottenham continue fight for EPL title Chelsea, Tottenham continue fight for EPL title
- May 01, 2017

This derby win virtually assures Tottenham of making the top four, given its superior goal difference over fifth-place Manchester United, whose Champions League hopes were dented in a 1-1 draw with Swansea at Old Trafford. "But the only thing we can focus on now is our performance on Sunday". It was worth the 66-minute wait for a goal. Pedro collected the ball on the edge of the area, shifted it onto his left foot and fired a shot just under the crossbar - a goal worthy of winning any ... (more...)
Federal Realty Investment Trust (FRT) Receives Average Recommendation of Federal Realty Investment Trust (FRT) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts
- May 01, 2017

Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Federal Realty Investment Trust from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a research report on Tuesday, January 3rd. Kite Realty Group Trust had 12 analyst reports since September 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. (IRT)'s latest closing price was 1.28% from the average-price of 200 days while it maintained a distance from the 50 Day Moving Average at -0.20% and -1.45% compared with the 20 Day Moving Average. (more...)
United Airlines Reaches Settlement With Passenger Violently Dragged Off Plane United Airlines Reaches Settlement With Passenger Violently Dragged Off Plane
- May 01, 2017

Mr Dao never filed a lawsuit against United, but Mr Demetrio had said legal action was likely. " United Airlines has taken full responsibility and has acted accordingly", he told the AP. congressmen for new regulation of the airline industry, and led United's board of directors to reverse an agreement to make Mr Munoz the company's chairman in 2018. (more...)
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan suggests multilateral dialogue on Kashmir issue Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan suggests multilateral dialogue on Kashmir issue
- May 01, 2017

That is why I said India's right and Pakistan's right too. Erdogan went on to add that, "Extending conflict, extending question and carrying this question to the future will be unfair to the next generations because they will have to pay the price in the future". (more...)
Decline in consumption leads to slowest United States economy growth in 3 years Decline in consumption leads to slowest United States economy growth in 3 years
- May 01, 2017

And temporary factors may have weighed on growth early thisyear, includingg unusually warm weather that led to lower utility use and a delay in households receiving tax refunds. The "second" estimate for the first quarter, based on more complete data, will be released on May 26. However, higher confidence about the economy's future hasn't translated into higher spending right now. (more...)
Deal reached on funding government through September Deal reached on funding government through September
- May 01, 2017

House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi also praised the proposal, saying in a statement "we have made significant progress improving the omnibus bill". The deal's provisions were described by aides on condition of anonymity ahead of a formal announcement. (more...)
Trump Tax Plan Leaves Congress, Ryan With 'Heavy Lift' Trump Tax Plan Leaves Congress, Ryan With 'Heavy Lift'
- May 01, 2017

We say plan, but on a single page, it's more of list of talking points, devoid of detail. However, in his remarks, Secretary Mnuchin did not give a specific repatriation rate even though the Trump Administration in prior comments has advocated for a 10 percent repatriation rate. (more...)
Rumple Chooses His Side in the Final Battle Rumple Chooses His Side in the Final Battle
- May 01, 2017

Has she made a decision to devote herself body and soul to evil? Tiger Lily arrives as the baby's fairy godmother and tells Fiona the baby is the savior. The Blue Fairy shows up and Tiger Lily gives her another way to save Rumple - the shears that can alter fate. The Black Fairy is not happy when she finds out that her son's fate is to die. (more...)
Man arrested on roof of Victoria's Govt House Man arrested on roof of Victoria's Govt House
- May 01, 2017

Police said the man would be taken to hospital for assessment. Footage shows the man's trousers were pulled down for his transfer to solid ground. Police and firefighters were eventually able to remove the man from the roof using a cherry picker at around 10am, images published by 7News show. (more...)
Pentagon: 45 Syrians killed in strikes Pentagon: 45 Syrians killed in strikes
- May 01, 2017

Gen. Stephen Townsend, said in late March that there is "a fair chance" that the airstrike played a part in the deaths of the civilians inside three leveled buildings. Firefighters search for the bodies of civilians killed in a U.S. airstrike in the city of Mosul, northern Iraq, March 22, 2017. The Pentagon says an explosive device killed a US service member outside Mosul Saturday. (more...)
Heavy rains bring flash floods, flood warnings downstate Heavy rains bring flash floods, flood warnings downstate
- May 01, 2017

According to the NWS, the river could reach 15.3 feet. On Sunday, Jamie Enderlen, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service, said she didn't expect much more rain for Starved Rock Country. Given the saturated ground in many places from the rain that has already fallen, runoff from additional heavy rain may result in flash flooding. The high winds are pushing tide levels one to two feet above normal, which could cause coastal flooding in low-lying areas and roads. (more...)
Subtracted -1.62% in its Stock Price in the Previous Trading Session
- May 01, 2017

The RSI oscillates between zero and 100. Movements above 70 are interpreted as indicating overbought conditions; conversely moves underneath 30 notify oversold conditions. According to their predictions High & Low revenue estimates are 226.19 Million and 172.4 Million respectively. The company reported revenue of $132.1 Million in the same period past year. (more...)