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Author: 0 Groupon Inc (GRPN) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages

The company is expected to report earnings of $0 a share for the next quarter. The stock now has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average target price of $4.97. The stock was sold at an average price of $4.26, for a total value of $400,303.68. The relative volume of the stock is 0.74, while its market cap is $2.14 Billion.

Finance Trump executive order aims to simplify tax code
Author: 0 Trump executive order aims to simplify tax code

Trump also signed an executive order directing Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to review "all significant 2016 tax regulations to determine if they impose an undue financial burden on taxpayers, are needlessly complex, create unnecessary requirements, or exceed what's allowed under law".

Finance United CEO Munoz on hot seat as Congress examines air travel
Author: 0 United CEO Munoz on hot seat as Congress examines air travel

Munoz said United has begun implementing changes to address these issues and more in order to make sure an event like that involving Mr. Dao never happens again. The airline industry is one of the most powerful interests that lobbies lawmakers and contributes millions to their re-election campaigns, especially those that serve on the committee that oversees them.

Author: 0 Sprint narrows fourth-quarter loss on revenue boost

Sprint reported a net loss of $283 million, or 7 cents per share, for the quarter, which was an improvement from the year-earlier period when the company reported a loss of $554 million, or 14 cents per share. Data revenues were $39 million, up 5.4%. Other revenues were $22 million, up 46.6% year over year. As Wells Fargo Senior Analyst Jennifer Fritzsche pointed out, that means service revenue would have essentially been flat on a sequential basis otherwise.

Finance Can Sprint's New
Author: 0 Can Sprint's New "Magic Box" Live Up to Its Name?

The Magic Box is an all-cellular device, meaning that you don't need to connect it to your home or business internet to get it working. Sprint unveiled Magic Box, an LTE-Advanced User equipment (UE) Relay product produced by small cell manufacturer AirSpan and created to improve coverage for Sprint customers.

Finance Ex-officer pleads guilty in killing of unarmed black motorist Walter Scott
Author: 0 Ex-officer pleads guilty in killing of unarmed black motorist Walter Scott

The prosecution argued that the 35-year-old Slager let his sense of authority get the better of him. The confrontation began as a result of Slager pulling Scott over for a broken brake light. The state was prepared to pursue a second trial this spring. Lance Crick, first assistant USA attorney for SC, described the hearing as "significant" and declined to provide additional detail.

Finance Time Warner beats estimates; sees lower advertising
Author: 0 Time Warner beats estimates; sees lower advertising

The Company's marketed medicines are ORKAMBI and KALYDECO. Dodge & Cox acquired a new position in shares of Time Warner during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $3,124,831,000. The media conglomerate reported $1.25 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.19 by $0.06. TWX's profit will be $1.11B for 17.20 P/E if the $1.44 EPS becomes a reality.

Finance US businesses added solid 177000 jobs in April
Author: 0 US businesses added solid 177000 jobs in April

Medium businesses with between 50 and 499 employees added 78,000 jobs in April. Medium-sized and small businesses made up more than two-thirds of the new jobs created, compared with large (+500 employees) businesses. "Job growth is off to a strong start in 2017", said Mark Zandi, the chief economist of Moody's Analytics. If the labor market does seem to have any issues, they look to be the same as they had been: a tighter hiring environment due to fewer skilled workers available and ...

Author: 0 Trump says he's willing to consider raising gas tax

The same reduced rate would apply to partnerships and other "pass-through" businesses. Tax policy experts say its current provisions would undoubtedly mean lower taxes for top earners, while the impact on middle incomes is less clear. "He did not express support for it", Spicer said. "Nobody can fight it". The plan, however, was silent on gasoline taxes, a potentially delicate issue given the widespread impact any increase would have on USA households.

Author: 0 Government 'needs a good shutdown,' frustrated Trump tweets

Senate Republicans recently triggered the "nuclear option" to eliminate the 60-vote filibuster threshold for Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch. President Trump speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House during a presentation ceremony of the Commander-in-Chief trophy to the Air Force Academy football team.

Author: 0 Trump quotes about Andrew Jackson and the Civil War

But why was there a Civil War? We focus on each other's differences rather than seek common ground where everyone's voice is heard. It's fairly clear from the full transcript that Trump understood that Jackson was not around at the start of the Civil War.

Author: 0 Lawmakers seal deal on $1T plan government-wide funding bill

DAVIS: You know, avoiding a shutdown when you control government (laughter) itself is a bit of a win. The leaders in the Republican-controlled Congress struck a more than one-trillion-dollar budget deal on Monday to avert a government shutdown until September, but fell short of allocating cash for Trump's proposed border wall.

Author: 0 United States stocks close mostly higher with tech leading the way

NASDAQ measures a number of indices reflecting the reaction of USA's high tech markets and business environments on the country's political and economic developments which have an impact on high tech markets. Banking shares rose with Bank of America 1.2 per cent add Citigroup 0.6 percent, despite comments from President Donald Trump that he is considering breaking up the big banks.

Author: 0 Apple sold fewer iPhones this quarter but made more per device

Finally, Canaccord Genuity boosted their price target on Apple from $154.00 to $165.00 and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a research note on Friday, March 31st. "As it relates to Apple , we suspect USA sell through trends have weakened", Raymond James analysts wrote last week. That, for the record, is more than two Rupert Murdoch empires, three Teslas (the company that is, not the car) or all the United States motor companies added together.

Author: 0 Google parent company Alphabet beats Q1 expectations

The Google parent is still dealing with a controversy regarding some ads that appeared in potentially offensive content, resulting in some advertisers boycotting YouTube and some Google services. But the long-time Google employee, who was named the company's CEO during the company's reorganisation in August 2015, received a stock award of United States $198.7 million in 2016, roughly double his 2015 stock award of U.S.

Finance United Passenger Dragged From Plane Settles With Airline
Author: 0 United Passenger Dragged From Plane Settles With Airline

An amount of money was not disclosed because of a condition of the settlement in which Dao agreed to keep the settlement confidential. "Dr. Dao has become the unintended champion for the adoption of changes which will certainly help improve the lives of literally millions of travelers", he said.

Author: 0 No One Will Be Fired For Dragging Incident: United Airlines

Yesterday, its shares have fallen 4.4 per cent since Flight 3411, wiping out almost $US1 billion in market value, although some other airline stocks also declined in the same period. The violent removal of a passenger on a United Airlines flight has prompted US Senator Richard Blumenthal to propose a new passengers Bill of Rights that would mandate compensation for travellers involuntarily "bumped" from their airline seats.

Author: 0 Asean calls for peaceful end to territorial conflicts

He added that the nations are all proud of the diversity of the culture and history bound as they share common vision and aspirations. Which brings me back to what I said about the tendency of some of our government officials to be more popish than the Pope.

Author: 0 Key equity market indices flat, Sensex at 30141 pts

The benchmark index made a new record high of 9,367 points during the intra-day trade. The NSE Nifty reclaimed the 9,200-mark by surging 98.55 points, or 1.08 per cent, to close at 9,217.95 after moving in a range of 9,225.40 and 9,130.55.

Finance Trump leaves door open for military action against North Korea
Author: 0 Trump leaves door open for military action against North Korea

So dire are tensions between the two world powers that Markey supports U.S. Pacific Command Adm. Harry Harris Jr.'s call last week to station defense radar and ballistic missile interceptors in Hawaii. "The urgent fielding of the nuclear submarine in the waters off the Korean Peninsula, timed to coincide with the deployment of the super aircraft carrier strike group, is meant to further intensify military threats toward our republic".