• Diamond ring purchased for $13 as costume jewelry sells for $848K
Diamond ring purchased for $13 as costume jewelry sells for $848K

A ring bought at a hospital vehicle boot sale for £10 has been sold for £540,000 after it turned out to be a 26-carat diamond. According to 77 Diamonds website, the diamond was snapped up at a junk sale in west London for £10. No one had any idea it had any intrinsic value at all. The ring was later identified as a cushion-shaped diamond set ...

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  • House GOP backs bill to undo much of Dodd-Frank
House GOP backs bill to undo much of Dodd-Frank

Rep. Jeb Hensarling , the Republican from Texas, chair of the House Financial Services panel and author of the legislation, said Dodd-Frank is a major factor in limiting GDP growth in the wake of the financial crisis. The Choice Act also focuses on ending "too big to fail" by replacing DFA's Orderly Liquidation Authority with a new Bankruptcy Co...

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  • White House hits back at Comey: 'The president is not a liar'
White House hits back at Comey: 'The president is not a liar'

In his testimony former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey echoed a view that I alone have been expressing for several weeks, and that has been attacked by almost every Democratic pundit. And indeed it did. Trump's personal lawyer, Marc Kasowitz, said Comey's testimony proved the president was not under any investigation a...

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  • Oil dips on concern over rising USA output, OPEC tensions
Oil dips on concern over rising USA output, OPEC tensions

In its monthly short-term energy outlook Tuesday, the EIA said USA oil output average 10 million barrels per day in 2018 up from 9.3 million barrels per day now. A campaign by leading Arab nations, including Saudi Arabia, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates, to isolate Qatar is disrupting trade, including oil.

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  • Dominic Thiem dumps second seed Novak Djokovic out of French Open
Dominic Thiem dumps second seed Novak Djokovic out of French Open

After an injury-hit 12 months, Nadal appears back to his very best and is looking to become the first man to win 10 titles at a single Grand Slam event. As if by stealth, Dominic Thiem moved into the quarter-finals of the French Open on Sunday with another quietly devastating performance. Djokovic hasn't won a major since completing the career ...

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  • CT 2017: Team Pakistan mocked for Junaid Khan's worst ever review
CT 2017: Team Pakistan mocked for Junaid Khan's worst ever review

Asked whether the Proteas, now ranked number one in the world, took Pakistan too lightly after their 124-run defeat against India last Sunday, Domingo said, "no complacency on our side. Pakistan needed to reach South Africa's 220 in order to stay alive in the competition. David Miller was the highlight of a poor batting effort by the Pro...

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  • Trump's approval rating dips to 34%
Trump's approval rating dips to 34%

In May 2008, Quinnipiac found Bush had an approval rating of just 28 percent, while 67 percent disapproved. Already in the basement, President Donald Trump's approval rating dug a little deeper into the cellar this week. Another 29 percent of respondents think the president did something unethical, but not illegal, and 32 percent think th...

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  • Analyst's Predictions on Anthem, Inc. (ANTM), Illinois Tool Works Inc. (ITW)
Analyst's Predictions on Anthem, Inc. (ANTM), Illinois Tool Works Inc. (ITW)

Therefore 54% are positive. (NYSE: ITW ) earned "Sell" rating by Goldman Sachs on Friday, February 17. More important recent Illinois Tool Works Inc. Also, insider Michael R. Zimmerman sold 5,000 shares of the business's stock in a transaction dated Monday, April 24th. Tiverton Asset Management Limited reported 109,421 shares.

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  • LeBron not faulting Warriors for building powerhouse team
LeBron not faulting Warriors for building powerhouse team

The Warriors lead the best-of-7 NBA Finals 3-0 entering Game 4 Friday, June 9, at Cleveland and have won 15 consecutive playoff games, the longest streak in North American major pro sports history. There's every chance it will. Curry is expected to sign a long-term contract with the Warriors after the season following years of being a salary ...

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  • Latest Stocks: Spirit Realty Capital, Inc (SRC) Issues FY17 Earnings Guidance
Latest Stocks: Spirit Realty Capital, Inc (SRC) Issues FY17 Earnings Guidance

The market experts are predicting a 69.84% rally, based on the high target price ($12.5) for Spirit Realty Capital, Inc . shares that is likely to be hit in the 52 weeks. Taking a broader look brokerage firms' analysts on the street with an expectant view have Spirit Realty Capital, Inc . If you are reading this article on another website, it was...

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  • AMD and NVIDIA May Be Preparing Graphics Cards for Cryptocurrency Mining
AMD and NVIDIA May Be Preparing Graphics Cards for Cryptocurrency Mining

The cryptocurrency craze is hitting yet another couple of waves with Bitcoin reaching a record $2900 Dollars in value, while Ethereum is climbing up as it doesn't require ASIC specific graphics cards. New rumors claim that AMD and NVIDIA are releasing graphics cards specifically meant for bitcoin mining . These cryptocurrency mining cards wo...

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  • Turkey debates military support for Qatar
Turkey debates military support for Qatar

The four countries have suspended all flights to and from Qatar, pulled their ambassadors from Doha and ordered Qatari diplomats to leave. Bahrain's foreign minister said he appreciated Kuwaiti mediation to resolve an Arab row with Qatar, the Saudi newspaper Mecca reported on Wednesday, but that all options were open for his country to protect ...

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  • New York City's transit agency models train after library
New York City's transit agency models train after library

The MTA in New York City has a ban that prevents any subway rider from bringing a dog on the train . unless that dog fits in a "container". One such commute-brightening experience will hit the subway system this week courtesy of the New York Public Library , which partnered with the MTA and the Brooklyn and Queens library systems to launc...

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  • Election 2017: The key quotes after the shock exit poll
Election 2017: The key quotes after the shock exit poll

Should she be forced to step down as prime minister, less than 11 months after landing the job, that would make her tenure the shortest of any British premier since the 1920s. "It's hard to see, if these numbers are right, how they would put together the coalition to remain in office". However, the Liberal Democrat press office tweeted: "We are g...

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  • Digging Up the Facts on Delcath Systems, Inc. (DCTH)
Digging Up the Facts on Delcath Systems, Inc. (DCTH)

The stock's price is moved forward to its percent change from 52-week low of +181.33% and hanging back from its percent change from 52-week high of -99.35%. The debt-to-equity ratio (D/E) was recorded at 0.46. A low P/S can also be effective in valuing growth stocks that have suffered a temporary setback.

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  • Britain's May on course to lose majority in British parliament
Britain's May on course to lose majority in British parliament

British Prime Minister Theresa May is on course to lose her overall majority in the British general election , according to an exit poll released as soon as voting finished Thursday night. "I think that Brexit is going to have to be negotiated in a very different way", she added. The exit poll predicted the Conservatives would win 314 seat...

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  • Credit Agricole SA Increases Stake in Teva Pharmaceutical Inds LTD (TEVA)
Credit Agricole SA Increases Stake in Teva Pharmaceutical Inds LTD (TEVA)

Fir Tree Inc who had been investing in Teva Pharmaceutical Inds Ltd for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $30.59B market cap company. Monthly fremanezumab reduced the number of migraine days by 41.6% relative to baseline (-3.7 vs -2.2 days for placebo; p 0.0001); decreased the number of days with disability by 64.7% (p=0.0021); and...

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  • Oil drops after OPEC-led output cut extension falls below expectations
Oil drops after OPEC-led output cut extension falls below expectations

The financial markets had weeks to digest the announcement made by Saudi Arabia's oil minister Khalid Al-Falih and the Russian oil minister Alexander Novak that they agreed to an extension of nine months. But David Elmes, professor at Warwick Business School and head of the Global Energy Research Network, thinks that the future of energy will...

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  • Oil eases on oversupply, but Mideast tension and falling US stocks support
Oil eases on oversupply, but Mideast tension and falling US stocks support

USA crude production has jumped over 10 percent since mid-2016 to 9.34 million barrels per day (bpd), levels close to top producers Russian Federation and Saudi Arabia . a barrel. Middle East tensions: While investors continued to keep an eye on the diplomatic rift between Qatar and neighboring Persian Gulf countries and Egypt, a new c...

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  • Sara Zelenak's family 'deeply saddened by loss of lovely daughter and sister'
Sara Zelenak's family 'deeply saddened by loss of lovely daughter and sister'

Australian prime minister Malcolm Turnbull told Melbourne Radio 3AW Ms Boden was killed by "cowardly, vicious terrorists". She had become separated from her friend Pri Goncalves who believed Ms Zelenak was right behind her as she fled from the attackers.

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