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by | April 26, 2017 | 08:52

Stephens called out AT&T's bundling of HBO for no extra cost with the Unlimited Plus wireless plan as helping cut subscriber churn . AT&T ended Q1 with 14.11 million IP broadband customers and 1.58 million DSL subs. Operating expenses fell to $32.5 billion from $33.4 billion; operating income was $6.9 billion versus $7.1 billion; and operating income margin was 17.4 percent versus 17.6 percent.

by | April 26, 2017 | 08:47

The stock has increased 7.5 percent in the last 12 months. Fiduciary Management Inc. WI now owns 5,038,398 shares of the conglomerate's stock valued at $583,698,000 after buying an additional 1,885,005 shares in the last quarter. On 2/12/2016 Honeywell International announced a quarterly dividend of $0.60 with an ex dividend date of 2/23/2016 which will be payable on 3/10/2016.

by | April 24, 2017 | 05:25

Beginning the day on two under par McDowell reached the turn on three under thanks to birdies on the 14th and 18th - his fifth and ninth holes. Finau made a late charge with four birdies over a five-hole stretch beginning on the par-4 12th and was at 10-under, just one off the lead heading to the 17th.

by | April 22, 2017 | 02:01

The hotel, which is now run by the Tata Group, will be given given six months as "breathing time" to vacate if its bid in the online auction is not the winning offer, added the apex court. "We must get renewal opportunity as our track record has been unblemished", he had said. However, the Union Home Ministry opposed the civic body's move as it would have resulted in loss of revenue and said: "The proposal to allow IHCL to have the "first right of refusal" in the public auction has not been ...

by | April 22, 2017 | 01:55

VW admits that almost 600,000 diesel cars in the USA were programmed to turn on pollution controls during testing and turn them off while on the road. Volkswagen attorney Jason Weinstein says the criminal fine is an "appropriate and serious sanction". US regulators confronted VW about the software after West Virginia University researchers discovered differences in testing and real-world emissions.

by | April 21, 2017 | 17:35

Chief Financial Officer Matthew Ellis says the company will consider deals that are in the interest of shareholders. 95 cents vs estimate of 96 cents, according to Thomson Reuters analysts' consensus. In simple terms, year-over-year, Verizon "increases of 3.3 percent and 0.1 percent", Verizon said. Operating income for the wireless sector amounted to $7.1 billion.

by | April 15, 2017 | 01:13

Since his nomination in December, Pruitt has faced unprecedented opposition for someone seeking the role of the national environmental caretaker. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt told dozens of Pennsylvania coal miners Thursday that the "regulatory assault" on their industry is over, and that the environment can be protected without hurting business.

by | April 14, 2017 | 14:49

United Airlines said due to pending legal action they can't say much about the brutal fashion Dr. Dao was pulled off one of their flights - but they did apologize a lot. "I look down and I thought, 'aw, it kind of looks like a little lobster.'" she said. United said it will release the results of its review on April 30.

by | April 14, 2017 | 14:45

The price of bullion soared to a five-month high Tuesday as investors flocked to the safe haven amid rising global tensions, particularly between the US and North Korea. Spot silver was up 2.1 per cent at $US18.294 an ounce after marking its lowest in more than two weeks at $US17.71 in the previous session. The US has moved a naval battle group closer to North Korea amid fears it may conduct a nuclear or missile test around the time of the April 15 birthday of founder Kim Il Sung.

by | April 14, 2017 | 14:45

The proposal is aimed at allaying the Japanese government's concerns over any transfer of sensitive technology to investors it deems a risk to national security, it said. Broadcom has put in the highest first-round offer of 2.5 trillion yen ($23 billion), while Foxconn offered 2 trillion yen, a person briefed on the matter told Reuters this week.

by | April 14, 2017 | 14:46

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Iran's Hassan Rouhani said in a phone call that aggressive USA actions against Syria were not permissible and violated global law, the Kremlin said on Sunday. Tillerson said the USA priority in Syria was defeating Islamic State, the militant group also known as ISIS. The strike was the first time American forces targeted a Syrian government installation in the course of the war.

by | April 13, 2017 | 01:56

Now the P/E of E*TRADE Financial Corporation (ETFC ) stands at 17.32. (NASDAQ:FSC) now have an ABR of 3.00.which is marked on a basic 1 to 5 scale, where 1 stands for a Strong Buy and 5 represents Strong Sell. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 6.0% compared to the same quarter a year ago. EPS growth for this year is -1.00% and EPS growth for next year is expected to reach at 12.20%.

by | April 13, 2017 | 01:56

However, the CPI for March remained lower than analyst expectations, who had forecast a one per cent gain, thus casting doubts on the strength of domestic demand. Also in April, increases in taxes on air passengers and vehicle owners are kicking in and many utility companies are raising their prices too. Tobacco, an item which consumers are prepared to pay high prices for to fuel their addictions, will also be shielded from inflation.

by | April 12, 2017 | 03:27

Clark said she would be happy to repeat the apologies the government made, if it would give Kayfish some closure. "I think the idea that we want to keep creating jobs and making sure that we are saying yes to economic growth I think those ideas resonate with the people of British Columbia".

by | April 08, 2017 | 07:33

Today, KFC U.S. announced that by the end of 2018, all chicken purchased by the company will be raised without antibiotics important to human medicine. "While federal antibiotics policy stagnates, the market is responding to consumer demand for better meat". ( YUM ), said it is also in the process of removing artificial colors and flavors from certain menu items by the end of 2018.

by | April 08, 2017 | 07:34

The 70-year-old sports gambler was convicted by a jury that deliberated over two days. "To say I was surprised would be the biggest understatement of my life", he added. Shares in Dean Foods soared 40% a week later when a spin-off was announced, and Mickelson used the $931,738 profit to pay off his debt to Walters. He has pleaded guilty to insider trading charges and is likely to receive leniency at sentencing as a result of his testimony.

by | April 07, 2017 | 02:32

The first round presidential vote was shrouded in controversy, when the CNE shut down its counting process at 11pm on the first night, and then proceeded to delay four days before reporting final official results, which confirmed a second round election between Lasso and Moreno.

by | April 07, 2017 | 02:30

New Delhi, Apr 6 The Lok Sabha today passed a bill which will ensure continuance of levy of excise on petroleum products and abolition of cess on some other items following GST rollout from July 1. CPI leader D Raja said increasing the slabs of indirect taxes will put a burden on common people. Sharma urged Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and the GST Council to keep most of the goods, which are used by the common man, at the tax rate of 5 per cent.

by | April 07, 2017 | 02:27

Shadab made his global debut in last week's T20 series against the West Indies , capturing 10 wickets against the world champions before being named player of the series. Pakistan Team will play three Test matches against West Indies . As captain, Misbah's batting average is now 50.55, compared to his career average of 45.84, and eight of his ten Test centuries have come as captain.

by | April 05, 2017 | 02:40

However, as promised , President Trump has now signed the resolution into law repealing FCC rules to protect consumers from privacy invasions by ISPs like Comcast , AT&T , Verizon , and Time Warner Cable. Verizon Chief Privacy Officer Karen Zacharia stated directly that Verizon doesn't put its customers' browsing history up for sale. The vote from the Senate and House had attracted a major backlash from voters across the party lines.

by | April 05, 2017 | 02:15

Officials say as crews continue to work at Penn Station to fix track damage, the LIRR plans to operate the evening-rush hour schedule used on Monday. There, customers will find continuing service to Manhattan via PATH trains. Amtrak: Operating on a modified schedule on the Northeast Corridor.

by | April 05, 2017 | 02:11

For those reasons, he warned taxpayers to "never sign a blank tax form". Some taxpayers get extra time automatically. This will help hardworking Americans get the tax preparation help they need when and where it's convenient for them. If you pay less than 90 percent of what you ultimately owe, the IRS will impose penalties on the unpaid amount. Even if you can't pay your bill in full, you still have some options that will help you keep your penalties to a minimum.

by | April 05, 2017 | 02:08

The auction house wrote "a new chapter in its story by offering it for sale in Hong Kong , now a global epicenter for the world's wealthy", said Tobias Kormind of 77 Diamonds, an online diamond jewelry seller. dollars) last May. In 2013, it was declared that the buyer could not afford the price and the diamond was put back in Sotheby's inventory. The diamond's actual value - its "hammer price", in auctioneering lingo - was $63 million, and the remaining $8.2 million was the buyer's premium ...

by | April 05, 2017 | 02:09

The gender pay gap in the United States is not expected to close until at least 2059 , or even closer to 2152 . It's not just progressive states like California taking the wage gap seriously, either - North Dakota passed a bill in 2015 strengthening employer salary reporting requirements.

by | April 05, 2017 | 02:01

Ford recently gave weak guidance for the first quarter. Many experts in the industry expected that to change in March, but unfortunately auto companies across the United States are struggling to sell vehicles. The firm earned $38.70 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $35.12 billion. Buy rating has been given by 20 analysts to the company stock whereas no analyst given UNDERPERFORM rating to stock and 3 analysts given HOLD rating.

by | April 04, 2017 | 05:00

The Senate had already voted to the block it. It is now on President Trump's desk, and he is expected to sign it into law soon. But lawmakers used their authority under the Congressional Review Act (CRA) to pass a joint resolution ensuring that the rules "shall have no force or effect' and that the FCC can not issue similar regulations in the future ".

by | April 04, 2017 | 04:41

Pulling off such a recovery would be hard, but would close the company's much desired loop of reusability by bringing back the first stage, the payload fairing, and the second stage of a launch vehicle. " Falcon Heavy will be able to carry heavy payloads for customers like the Pentagon, but it's also important for the long-term goal of pushing further into the solar system", said Phil Larson, a space policy adviser to Barack Obama who worked for SpaceX and is now at the University of ...

by | April 03, 2017 | 02:43

Pfizer, the drug company that produces EpiPen auto-injectors, is voluntarily recalling two lots because they may have defective parts. The products involved in the recall are EpiPen auto-injectors with an expiry date of May 2017, and EpiPen Jr.

by | April 02, 2017 | 01:19

So far, the US recall covers 13 EpiPen lots distributed from December 17, 2015, to July 1, 2016. "The potential defect could make the device hard to activate in an emergency and have significant health consequences for a patient experiencing a life-threatening allergic reaction", the company explained.

by | April 01, 2017 | 01:36

Spain has long-held ambitions to reclaim Gibraltar after its cessation from the country in 1713 as part of the Treaty of Utrecht, and Brexit appears to be an ideal opportunity for Mariano Rajoy's government to bring the issue back to the table.