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Forbes – United States

After Strong Quarter, Schlumberger Aims To Leverage Recovery In North America

Schlumberger, the world’s largest oilfield services company, released a strong set of June quarter 2017 financial results on July 21, exceeding consensus expectations for both revenue and earnings by a notable margin.

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 8:01 pm

Refranchising Likely To Again Be A Drag On Coca-Cola’s Earnings

The Coca-Cola Company is scheduled to announce its second quarter results on July 26, and even though the core performance may remain solid, both the top line and EPS are expected to take a hit due to the refranchising of bottling operations across geographies.

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 7:55 pm

Honeywell’s Better-Than-Expected Quarter Leads To Raised Guidance

Honeywell reported decent earnings on Friday, on the back of better-than-expected performance in its Aerospace and energy-related businesses.

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 7:48 pm

Key Takeaways From Colgate-Palmolive’s Q2

Colgate Palmolive reported weaker-than-expected fiscal second quarter earnings, as its earnings per share came in line but revenue missed expectations. The company’s stock slid slightly after the announcement.

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 7:42 pm

Facebook Q2 Earnings Preview: What We Will Be Watching

Facebook is scheduled to report its second quarter results on Wednesday, July 26th. We expect the company to report revenue growth of around 47% year-over-year (y-o-y) and meet consensus estimates of $9.1 billion, driven by advertising revenue growth.

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 7:40 pm

Earnings Preview: What To Expect From United Technologies On Tuesday

United Technologies is expected to report $1.77/share on $15.18 billion in revenue. Meanwhile, the so-called Whisper number is $1.80

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 6:19 pm

How To Trade The 5 ETFs That Best Represent 5 Major U.S. Equity Averages

The Dow Jones Industrial Average is best represented by Diamonds. The S&P 500 is represented by Spiders. The Nasdaq Composite is represented by the QQQ’s, which is the Nasdaq 100. Transports can be traded using iShares IYT. Small caps are traded by iShares IWM for the Russell 2000.

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 6:06 pm

RTT News – United States

U.S. Fines Frontier, American And Delta For Violating Consumer Protection Rules

The U.S. Department of Transportation or DOT said it has fined three airlines – Frontier Airlines Inc. (FRNT), American Airlines Group Inc. (AAL) and Delta Air Lines Inc. (DAL) – hundreds of thousands of dollars for violating airline consumer protections rules.

Posted on 23 July 2017 @ 3:49 am

Reuters: GM May Cancel Six Car Models In U.S., Including Chevrolet Volt

General Motors Co. (GM) is reviewing whether to cancel at least six passenger cars in the U.S. market after 2020, including the Chevrolet Volt hybrid, Reuters reported, citing people familiar with the plans. The move comes amid falling sales of cars in the U.S. as well as rising demand for SUVs and pickups.

Posted on 23 July 2017 @ 2:11 am

North Korea Fires Ballistic Missile

North Korea has fired a ballistic missile Tuesday, with the missile appearing to have landed in Japan’s exclusive economic zone, according to media reports.

Posted on 4 July 2017 @ 4:30 am

Shaw Communications Q3 Profit From Cont. Ops More Than Doubles

Shaw Communications Inc. (SJR_B.TO, SJR, SJR_A.TO) on Wednesday reported profit from continuing operations for the third quarter that more than doubled from last year, primarily reflecting lower non-operating costs.

Posted on 28 June 2017 @ 1:20 pm

Deutsche Welle – Germany

Turkey drops terrorism claims against German firms

Ankara has officially withdrawn a black list of German companies it accused of funding terrorist organizations in Turkey. But the diplomatic row between the two NATO partners continues to rage.

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 2:42 pm

Russia calls for more oil output cut discipline

The Russian energy minister has called for greater discipline among the main oil exporters in cutting output. The goal – raising crude prices – is dear to Kremlin hearts with elections up in 2018.

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 2:16 pm

German carmakers play down collusion claims

Volkswagen has called a special supervisory board meeting for Wednesday to discuss allegations German carmakers operated a cartel, while BMW says its system is "adequate." Shares in the auto sector took a nose dive.

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 11:49 am

VW worked hand in hand with Brazil’s military dictatorship

The scandals at VW seemingly never end, but this time its problems are from the more distant past. During Brazil’s military dictatorship, the company apparently helped the regime persecute opponents.

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 11:36 am

Opinion: Cartel of cheats

VW’s emissions-cheating scandal pales beside what’s rocking the whole German car industry right now. The latest accusations concerning collusion among all major automakers come as a deep shock, says DW’s Henrik Böhme.

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 10:36 am

IMF crops 2017 UK growth forecast

The IMF has cut its 2017 growth forecast for the UK economy following a weak first quarter, suggesting Brexit is starting to hit consumers and businesses. The finance ministry renewed calls for a smooth exit from the EU.

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 10:24 am

Japan kicks off ‘Telework Day’

Japanese commuters are being encouraged to work from home, albeit only on July 24. The nationwide "Telework Day" is an experiment aimed at reducing congestion as the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo draw nearer.

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 7:58 am

The Jerusalem Post – Israel

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Yahoo – United States

The Best Asset for Long-Haul Investing? It’s Probably Not What You Think

The Best Asset for Long-Haul Investing? It’s Probably Not What You ThinkPop quiz: What’s the best way to invest money that you won’t need for at least a decade? If you choose real estate, you’ve got company — although you all might want to rethink your choice. A recent Bankrate survey of about 1,000 adults living in the continental U.S. found that most believe real estate is the best investment.


Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 7:31 pm

Senate GOP gets new pressure from Trump on health care

Senate GOP gets new pressure from Trump on health careA peeved President Donald Trump tweaked Republican opponents of his party’s reeling health care bill Monday, saying this week’s planned faceoff vote is their “last chance to do the right thing” …


Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 7:04 pm

Democrats take aim at big business and drug prices in new economic campaign

Democrats take aim at big business and drug prices in new economic campaignDemocrats led by Pelosi, Schumer and Warren roll out their 2018 economic platform titled “A Better Deal.”


Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 6:54 pm

Halliburton sees North America customers 'tapping the brakes'

Halliburton sees North America customers 'tapping the brakes'Oilfield services providers such as Halliburton have been helped by a boom in North American drilling even though oil has stayed below $50. U.S. rig count rose to 764 in the week ending July 21, compared with 371 rigs in the same week a year ago.


Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 5:54 pm

U.S. home sales stumble as prices hit record high

U.S. home sales stumble as prices hit record highU.S. home resales fell more than expected in June as a dearth of properties amid strong demand pushed prices to a record high, keeping first-time buyers on the sidelines. The housing market has experienced an acute shortage of homes for sale for about two years. As the labor market churns out more jobs and builders struggle to secure land, building materials and skilled labor, the situation could worsen.


Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 5:00 pm

Bitcoin ticks higher, Ethereum steady in muted trade

Bitcoin ticks higher, Ethereum steady in muted tradeInvesting.com – Bitcoin prices ticked up on Monday in muted trade, while the price of Ethereum, Bitcoin's closest rival in terms of market cap was little changed.


Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 3:53 pm

Wisconsin company to implant microchips in its employees in August

Wisconsin company to implant microchips in its employees in AugustA Wisconsin tech company says they are about to become the first business in the U.S. to offer microchip implants to its employees.


Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 2:10 pm


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