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Nigeria's Low Oil Price Survival, A Miracle - OPEC

Despite the threat of US production, several analysts' and fund managers expect prices to rebound from their current level, thanks to higher than expected compl...


S&P, Dow hit record highs on Trump's policy comments

Morgan Private Bank. While many investors were hoping Trump would unveil details of pro-business policies including tax reform, cash repatriation or infrast...


DeVos responds to revoked transgender protections: Example of Obama admin 'overreach'

Betsy DeVos may be better at smiling and looking harmless than Donald Trump, but don't let her fool you like she's apparently fooled the New York Times: when ...


Oasis Petroleum Inc. (OAS) Upgraded to "Buy" at Williams Capital

An influential analyst on Wall Street may give a stock that is now trading at $60 a one-year price target of $90; however, there is no concrete way to calculate...


RBS posts $8.7 billion loss in ninth straight year without a profit

The bank is now facing a hefty fine from the US Department of Justice-perhaps between $12 billion and $20 billion-for selling dodgy mortgage-backed securities b...


Burger King Just Bought Popeyes For A 'Whopping' $1.8 Billion

On Monday, the speculated tie-up was formally confirmed in a transaction that will bulk up Restaurant Brands to become an even bigger player in the quick-se...


The Kraft Heinz Company (KHC): How technical indicators have come out?

After acquiring the company, 3G re-franchised numerous locations and changed Burger King's marketing strategy before ultimately taking Burger King public once a...


Islamic State Declares Israeli Air-Strike Killed Five of Their Members

No injuries or damage were reported. This followed an ISIS claim of an Israeli drone attack earlier on one of their vehicles near Egyptian Rafah in northern...


Kraft Heinz still dreaming of Unilever takeover

According to a BBC report, the Kraft Heinz approach valued Unilever at around GBP112bn (US$139.1bn). Weekly performance analysis shows the equity at -2.78%....


Hot Stocks Among Investors: Sprint Corporation (S), Energy Transfer Equity, LP (ETE)

The stock has an average rating of "Hold" and an average target price of $42.52. Stifel Nicolaus downgraded shares of ENERGY TRANSFER PARTNERS from a "buy" rati...


Samsung heir arrested for connection to President Park Geun Hye's scandal

Still, Lee, who has been put under a travel ban, confirmed he had private meetings with Park and that Samsung had provided a horse worth 1 billion won that wa...


Verizon could close its Yahoo acquisition with a $250 million discount

Two massive Yahoo security breaches that came to light in 2016 spurred Verizon's move, reports Bloomberg . Bloomberg reported earlier today that the pric...


Nationwide danger from structurally deficient bridges

The country is burdened with 55,710 structurally deficient bridges, and while the D.C. region is far from immune from the problem, it's well behind states such ...


Retail inflation cools to 5-year low of 3.2% in January

Retail inflation cooled to five-year low in January on the back of sliding vegetable and food prices but the lurking price pressure may prompt the Reserve Bank ...


Nomura: China's foreign trade to grow at single-digit rate in 2017

China's overseas shipments rebounded on stronger global demand, putting the nation's external sector on a firmer footing as it braces for potential trade fricti...


Oil prices steady amid signals of higher demand

In this regard, it is also worth recalling that the agreement between OPEC and non-OPEC countries would enable the U.S. shale oil producers to stabilize product...


Fact-checking Trump's claims on media terror coverage

Trump made the freaky claim earlier today during an address U.S. Central Command in Tampa, Florida. In fact, media coverage of Islamic terrorist attacks in th...


International Monetary Fund 'ruthless truth tellers' on Greece economy: Lagarde

And Greece will meet the IMF's target by reporting primary annual budget surpluses - which do not include interest payments - equal to 1.5 percent of economic o...


Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (FOX) Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.18

That shows that the stock, according to a traditional interpretation and usage of the RSI indicator, is not particularly predisposed to a reactive price movemen...


Impacted By Chapel Hill Water Shortage

Meanwhile, classes were canceled at UNC-Chapel Hill and many students returned home for the weekend. OWASA is no longer receiving water from the Durham as of ...


Standing Rock leader renews vow to stop easement

Oil producers in Canada and North Dakota are expected to benefit from a quicker route for crude oil to U.S. Gulf Coast refiners. Rep. Kevin Cramer, a North Dako...


Jump in import costs dents strong January for United Kingdom manufacturing

United Kingdom manufacturers reported a bumper start to 2017, with output growth delivering a 32-month high. Euro-area manufacturing expanded at the strongest...


Volkswagen Surpasses Toyota As The World's Best-Selling Automaker

The Volkswagen emissions scandal, which began in 2015, found that vehicles from the company were equipped with software used to cheat on emissions tests. It l...


Top Senate Democrat announces legislation to reverse Trump's immigration executive order

The order halts the Syrian refugee program and bans people from seven Muslim-majority countries from coming to the U.S. On Sunday, Schumer decried Trump's exe...


Mexico could leave NAFTA if talks unsatisfactory

But Trump hammered the deal during his election campaign, focusing populist anger in industrial heartland against trade, and expressed similar sentiments to bus...


Rio Tinto sells Australian subsidiary for $2.45B

The sale of Coal & Allied represents the culmination of an extensive assessment of all strategic options, Rio said . Once the deal is completed, Rio Tinto wi...


China economy beats expectations to grow 6.7%

Domestic consumption played a large role in keeping the growth rate within the range, contributing 64.6 per cent to GDP growth in 2016. Last year, it was 6.9%. ...


Global oil production dropping as OPEC cuts kick in

The total number of drilling rigs in select regions dropped by 64 percent, from a high of 1,309 rigs in October 2014 to only 475 in December 2015. To hear Mo...


Locals prepare for Women's March in Jonesborough

Alessandra Rizzo, 16, plans to ride the bus to the Washington march after her father agreed she could go with a friend, accompanied by her friend's mother. We w...


Kinder Morgan, Inc. (NYSE:KMI):Brokerage Firm Rating Analysis

The company posted a small profit for the quarter, though the profit was smaller than expected, and missed on revenue estimates both for the quarter and for the...