• Theresa May's joint chiefs of staff resign after botched Conservative election gamble
Theresa May's joint chiefs of staff resign after botched Conservative election gamble

Labour won 262 seats in Friday's general election , up from the 232 secured by Ed Miliband in 2015, but the Conservatives remain the largest party in parliament. Ironically, although while Brexit was a key factor in the timing of this election, it didn't dominate the campaign. Her motivation was to strengthen her government's hands on the eve o...

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  • Sterling drops, but FTSE higher after United Kingdom election shock
Sterling drops, but FTSE higher after United Kingdom election shock

London's FTSE 100 index, which generates roughly 70% of its revenues overseas, rose 1.3% in the early minutes of trading as exporters benefited from a weaker currency. The probability of a clean divorce from the European Union, a so-called "hard Brexit", can play out in different ways. But reactions in other major currencies such as the dollar...

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  • Brokerages Set AG Mortgage Investment Trust Inc (MITT) Target Price at $18.17
Brokerages Set AG Mortgage Investment Trust Inc (MITT) Target Price at $18.17

The company has an average rating of Hold and an average target price of $18.38. Bank of America downgraded Blackstone Mortgage Trust Inc (NYSE:BXMT) on Thursday, December 15 to "Neutral" rating. In other news, General Counsel Andrew P. Stone sold 3,730 shares of Redwood Trust stock in a transaction on Monday, May 1st. Its last month's stock price ...

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  • Madrid officially bans 'manspreading' on public transit
Madrid officially bans 'manspreading' on public transit

Putting up signs, as the United States, Japan and Turkey had done, could be a starting point to raise awareness and to start respecting our spaces, the petition said. Some men have criticized the term, saying women take up space in similar ways, using the hashtag #femspreading. Other cities have taken even more drastic measures.

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  • Theresa May's Chiefs of Staff Resign After Election Results
Theresa May's Chiefs of Staff Resign After Election Results

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, Home Secretary Amber Rudd, Brexit Secretary David Davis and Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon will also stay where they are. Northern Ireland is the only part of the United Kingdom in which same-sex marriage is illegal. "May stares into the abyss", wrote The Times, while The Sun said succinctly: "She's had he...

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  • Ruthless Tories will see off 'loser' May
Ruthless Tories will see off 'loser' May

The misconceived Brexit referendum has broken the hold of the Conservative party , and though Theresa May will still be able to form a coalition government, most pundits agree that May ran a poor campaign while Jeremy Corbyn surpassed expectations.

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  • Donald Tusk warns Theresa May there is 'no time to lose'
Donald Tusk warns Theresa May there is 'no time to lose'

EU Council President Donald Tusk told Britain in a Tweet: "Do your best to avoid a "no deal" as result of "no negotiations". British voters failed to deliver a widely expected parliamentary majority for the Conservative party in Thursday's general election, dealing a major blow to Prime Minister Theresa May just days ahead of hard Brexit talks wi...

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  • Were Analysts Bearish US Silica Holdings Inc (NYSE:SLCA) This Week?
Were Analysts Bearish US Silica Holdings Inc (NYSE:SLCA) This Week?

Harbour Capital Advisors LLC purchased a new stake in shares of U.S. Silica Holdings during the first quarter worth about $443,000. A number of other equities analysts have also weighed in on SLCA . During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned ($0.19) EPS. The firm's revenue was up 99.8% compared to the same quarter previous yea...

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  • Noble Energy Inc. (NYSE:NBL) Under Analyst Spotlight
Noble Energy Inc. (NYSE:NBL) Under Analyst Spotlight

Eagle Asset holds 0.02% or 78,833 shares. In Technology sector, shares of QUALCOMM Incorporated (QCOM ) were valued at $58.20 and moved -1.12% as of a recent closing trade. The "percentage off the 52-week high or low" refers to when a stock current price is relative to where it has traded over the last 52 weeks. The firm has "Neutral" rating giv...

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  • Oil prices tank to November levels on unexpected rise in USA inventories
Oil prices tank to November levels on unexpected rise in USA inventories

The department's Energy Information Administration forecast output would surge to the historic level in 2018 after last month projecting the country would produce just shy of 10 million barrels a day next year. Yesterday's EIA report somewhat shocked analysts and traders because they were slowing accepting the possibility that inventories were fina...

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  • Russia calls for dialogue in Qatar crisis
Russia calls for dialogue in Qatar crisis

India said it believed that peace and security in the Gulf were of paramount importance for the continued progress and prosperity of the countries in the region. Saudi Arabia said it was committed to "decisive and swift action to cut off all funding sources for terrorism" in a statement carried by the state news agency SPA, while Bahrain hailed ...

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  • Latest Stocks: Imperial Brands PLC (IMB) Earns Buy Rating from Whitman Howard
Latest Stocks: Imperial Brands PLC (IMB) Earns Buy Rating from Whitman Howard

The rating was maintained by Peel Hunt on Thursday, September 15 with "Add". Among 10 analysts covering CA Technologies ( NASDAQ:CA ), 2 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 7 Hold. Toscafund Asset Management Llp owns 525,000 shares or 16.61% of their U.S. portfolio. First Merchants has 24,339 shares. Veritas Inv Management Llp holds 725 shares.

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  • Mondi Plc (MNDI) Rating Reiterated by Credit Suisse Group AG
Mondi Plc (MNDI) Rating Reiterated by Credit Suisse Group AG

The firm earned "Outperform" rating on Wednesday, April 13 by BNP Paribas. BNP Paribas maintained the stock with "Neutral" rating in Thursday, September 22 report. 02/11/2016 - Stock Spirits Group had its "Hold" rating reiterated by analysts at numis. The firm has "Sell" rating given on Monday, September 26 by Goldman Sachs.

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  • FTSE 100 futures swing higher as pound sinks to 7-week low
FTSE 100 futures swing higher as pound sinks to 7-week low

A Jeremy Corbyn-led government would have likely rattled financial markets further after the veteran socialist's manifesto pledged a corporation tax hike and income tax rises for the UK's richest 5%. Still, longer term, some investors see the outcome as potentially supportive of United Kingdom assets, due to the chance of greater fiscal stimulus ...

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  • Stifel Nicolaus Cuts Rating On Endo International plc (ENDP) To
Stifel Nicolaus Cuts Rating On Endo International plc (ENDP) To "Hold"

Several brokerages have weighed in on ENDP . Piper Jaffray Companies set a $12.00 price objective on shares of Endo International plc - and gave the stock a hold rating in a research report on Friday, January 27th. The company's expected revenue in the current quarter to be 831.46 Million, seeing a projected current quarter growth of -16.3%, and p...

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  • Temer holds onto presidency after corruption acquittal
Temer holds onto presidency after corruption acquittal

They deny the allegations against them. But four of the seven justices are expected to vote the other way this morning, including the head of the court, Gilmar Mendes, who said any ruling had to consider the stability of the country and Temer should not be compelled to step down for a minor reason.

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  • Sterling dives, FTSE thrives after United Kingdom election shock
Sterling dives, FTSE thrives after United Kingdom election shock

May's Conservative Party and the main opposition Labour Party led by Jeremy Corbyn both campaigned in this election on a commitment to honor the result of the June 2016 referendum, when 52% of voters backed Brexit . The Japanese yen briefly gained on risk aversion, only to fade to 110.05 per dollar as the morning progressed. Overnight, ...

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  • Assetmark Inc. Buys 2800 Shares of Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM)
Assetmark Inc. Buys 2800 Shares of Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM)

The firm has "Hold" rating by Deutsche Bank given on Friday, October 30. Canaccord Genuity has "Buy" rating and $60 target. Brean Capital initiated it with "Buy" rating and $10 target in Tuesday, February 23 report. In looking at volatility levels, the shares saw weekly volatility of 1.33% and 1.51% over the past month. Its segments include Agricul...

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  • Northern Irish unionists to open talks with UK's Theresa May about support
Northern Irish unionists to open talks with UK's Theresa May about support

If, despite the DUP's incentive to make a deal with Theresa May work, the Prime Minister would have little choice but to propose an early election. Meanwhile, Labour , which had been written off by critics as all but unelectable, surged to 261 seats, up 29 from its tally in the 2015 election. "The renewable and clean tech industry has been w...

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  • Value of sterling slides as United Kingdom election produces hung parliament
Value of sterling slides as United Kingdom election produces hung parliament

United Kingdom blue-chip stock futures reversed course and gained ground Friday, carried higher as the pound fell to an seven-week low after the country's general election leaves the British government with a hung parliament . "People are pushing it back to perhaps 2020", said Marc Ostwald, a strategist at ADM Investor Services. That raised fe...

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