by | February 21, 2017 | 00:52

Between 2007-11 and 2012-16, arms imports by states in the Middle East rose by 86% and accounted for 29% of global imports in the last five years. The volume of worldwide transfers of major weapons has grown continuously since 2004 and increased by 8.4 percent between 2007-2011 and 2012-2016, according to the Stockholm global Peace Research Institute ( SIPRI ) in Sweden.

by | February 18, 2017 | 00:51

The former first round draft pick (2012) had to pass through the waiver wire, and only one team put a claim on him: the New England Patriots. Besides the near-month incarceration, Floyd was sentenced to 96 days of home detention, fined $5,116 and required to perform 30 hours of community service.

by | February 17, 2017 | 00:44

Winners of the 2017 James Beard Media Awards, honoring the nation's top cookbook authors, culinary broadcast producers and hosts, and food journalists, will be announced on April 25. Maggie Huff is a semifinalist for Outstanding Pastry Chef for her gorgeous work at FT33. Wynwood's Kyu is up for Best New Restaurant, competing with heavy hitters like Bastion in Nashville, Olmsted in Brooklyn, and Le Coucou in New York City.

by | February 17, 2017 | 00:44

Buy rating has been given by 10 analysts to the company stock whereas 1 analyst given UNDERPERFORM rating to stock and 13 analysts given HOLD rating. Cisco Systems has an average rating of "Buy" and a consensus target price of $32.77. The number of shares now owned by investors are 752.99 mln. NASDAQ is measured to be 5.93% in conjunction with the 200-Day Simple Moving Average of 10.50%.

by | February 16, 2017 | 01:15

The most unsafe person in the White House still has a job. Gen Flynn resigned on Monday - less than a month into the job - after he allegedly discussed U.S. Pence also said Flynn and Kislyak " did not discuss anything having to do" with the Obama administration's decision in late December to expel dozens of Russian diplomats.The Russians were sent home in response to allegations of Russian cyber-spying against Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton during the 2016 presidential campaign.

by | February 16, 2017 | 01:13

Moosejaw, which has a large online presence and 10 physical stores in the Midwest, will continue to operate as a standalone brand, but products will be available on Walmart's and other online sites. Wal-Mart has not disclosed what it spent on each of those acquisitions, but said it spent a total of $3.1 billion on e-commerce and digital projects in the four fiscal years to January 2017.

by | February 16, 2017 | 01:11

Nearly 56,000 bridges across the United States are structurally deficient, USA Today reported Wednesday (Feb. 15), citing a study by a bridge construction group. Bridges are rated on a scale of one to nine for their soundness, and a rating of four or below puts it in the deficient category. The information was compiled into ARTBA's 2017 Bridge Report .

by | February 15, 2017 | 00:54

Growth Estimate for J. C. Penney Company, Inc. The Company has 52-week high of $11.99 and 52-week low of $6.35. The stock exchanged hands with 20.40 million shares contrast to its average daily volume of 22.20 million shares. 21 Analysts reported that the Price Target for J. C. Penney Company, Inc. might touch $15 high while the Average Price Target and Low price Target is $10.1 and $7 respectively.

by | February 15, 2017 | 00:50

As Sonos told the Graun, "Over recent months, there has been a significant change on the United States dollar to GBP exchange rate". In some cases, prices are increasing as much as 25%, and when we're talking about the high-end, that kind of jump can hurt.

by | February 12, 2017 | 00:55

China's crude imports in January rose 27.5 percent from a year earlier to the third-highest volume ever, suggesting robust demand despite disruptions from the Lunar New Year holiday. In yuan terms, exports surged 15.9 percent and imports by 25.2 percent annually. "The growing imports were also attributed to this year's Spring Festival, which arrived earlier than last year", said Xu Yang, an analyst at Sinolink Securities.

by | February 12, 2017 | 00:54

Everyone was pretty excited for the new Fifty shades movie, whether it is because they were looking for a good belly laugh or whether they were genuinely looking forward to seeing whether Anastasia and Christian rekindle their love in Fifty Shades Darker .

by | February 11, 2017 | 00:46

The stock's price fluctuated within the range of $28.70 - $30.41 during previous trading session. Perhaps, that suggests something about why 0.62% of the outstanding share supply is held by institutional investors. The company also lowered full-year 2017 sales and earnings guidance in light of the weak first-quarter results. Bearish revenue estimates established at $3.71B while the bullish revenue forecast has been figured out at $3.88B.

by | February 03, 2017 | 00:53

Details concerning the proposed U.S. -Mexico border wall are still scarce (such as who will pay for it and if it will ever be constructed) but the newest revelations from Kelly are interesting, to say the least. The border wall will ultimately become the largest project President Donald Trump - who made a name for himself in real estate before entering politics - has undertaken.

by | February 02, 2017 | 00:45

Lee Hopley, chief economist at EEF, the manufacturers' organisation, said the survey told "a positive story about the sector", with the all the important output and orders components remaining firmly in positive territory. The rate of depletion was marked, and the quickest since last May. The healthy expansion came despite a record increase in input prices, as inflationary pressure continues to build following the devaluation of sterling since the vote to leave the EU.

by | February 02, 2017 | 00:44

Fed policymakers also highlighted that unemployment was still hovering near its recent low. Many economists expect the central bank to wait until they see the Trump Administration's new budget, due in March and other policies. The forecast, however, may prove hard to achieve since President Donald Trump wants to increase American exports, and to accomplish that he needs interest rates to remain low.

by | February 01, 2017 | 01:16

A number of analysts have recently issued reports on the company. Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (ADR) was Downgraded by Wells Fargo to Market Perform on Jan 9, 2017. Diversified Trust Co's holdings in Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited were worth $2,701,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. The pharmaceutical company also challenged the '776 patent in an IPR proceeding and the board is expected to issue its institution ruling by May 16, 2017.

by | January 31, 2017 | 00:50

Trump wrote on Twitter early Friday that "Mexico has taken advantage of the US for long enough". The discussion capped a week that saw relations between the neighboring nations plunge into the biggest diplomatic crisis in decades as Pena Nieto vowed that Mexico will never pay for the border barrier.

by | January 29, 2017 | 01:10

At the same time, Cantor Fitzgerald analyst Youssef Squali said Alphabet delivered another strong quarter, reflecting solid advertiser demand for the company's mobile search, Youtube and programmatic products. The company's shares fell slightly in closed-market trading after it published fourth-quarter results as investors balked at an increase in spending.

by | January 28, 2017 | 00:44

The prime minister is due to meet Trump at the White House on Friday and has faced calls to rule out "facilitating" him on the issue. She also made a point of emphasising that during their talks, Mr Trump had given strong backing to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, an alliance the President has previously called obsolete .

by | January 28, 2017 | 00:41

Diageo's sales to India increased 2% in organic volume growth and 4% in organic net sales in H2 2016 and with the company well "positioned" in the market through its USL business, the removal or reduction of a tariff could have a big impact on sales.

by | January 28, 2017 | 00:41

The firm's market capitalization is $26.93 billion. First Bank & Trust bought a new position in shares of Baker Hughes during the fourth quarter worth approximately $131,000. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eighteen have given a hold rating, sixteen have given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company.

by | January 26, 2017 | 00:43

The six-month growth rate climbed from flat in November to 1.28 percent in December; in all, the index has been above trend in five straight months. And the bottom line is no impact whatsoever with inflation remaining subdued in the December quarter.

by | January 25, 2017 | 10:57

It was the highest figure since 2006, when 6.48 million total existing homes were sold, the NAR said . "Going forward, sales will continue to be constrained by rising rates and low inventory, but they will be buoyed by rising incomes, more new homes being built, easier access to credit, high rental rates and first-time buyers continuing to enter the market".

by | January 21, 2017 | 00:46

Safran, which is partnered with General Electric Co. in the CFM International alliance that makes engines for short-haul jets, is buying Zodiac after the cabin manufacturer's share price slumped nearly 22 percent over two years amid a logjam in the production of seats for Airbus Group SE's latest A350 wide-body.

by | January 19, 2017 | 00:44

The US dollar fell after President-elect Donald Trump said the currency was too strong, undermining the nations competitiveness overseas. So where is the dollar going in 2017? "We learnt during the week that Chinese exports and imports jumped in November driven by stronger external demand, domestic recovery and rising prices", he said.

by | January 14, 2017 | 00:43

Effective immediately, Cuban nationals "will be subject to removal, consistent with USA law and enforcement priorities", the president said . The Cuban government has agreed to accept the return of Cuban nationals who are sent back, just as it has been accepting the return of migrants intercepted at sea.

by | January 14, 2017 | 00:38

The '80s conquerors responsible for "Photograph", "Rock of Ages", and "Pour Some Sugar On Me" announced on Thursday a 38-date US spring tour that will hit the cities they did not visit on last year's tour. The band is known for hits "Pour Some Sugar On Me", "Armageddon It" and " Animal ". Def Leppard last played the Resch in 2006 for a joint show with Journey.

by | January 14, 2017 | 00:37

The result was a tenth of a percentage point below an analyst consensus forecast. Core sales, the figures that are used to calculate gross domestic product and which exclude such categories as autos, gasoline stations and building materials, rose 0.2 percent last month after little change in November.

by | January 13, 2017 | 00:04

US crude oil production already appears to have bottomed. On Wednesday, WTI crude oil futures was at $52.25 a barrel while Brent crude futures $55.03 a barrel by 2:36 p.m. North American drilling is on the rise, while European and Chinese traders are shipping a record 22 million barrels of crude from the North Sea and Azerbaijan to Asia this month.

by | January 11, 2017 | 00:40

While publications breathlessly blogged about what a potential Amazon-American Apparel merger could look like, the deal for Gildan is particularly interesting because it currently makes close to 90% of its garments offshore in the Caribbean and Central America.