• Saudi Arabia, Gulf nations cut ties with Qatar amid deep diplomatic rift
Saudi Arabia, Gulf nations cut ties with Qatar amid deep diplomatic rift

Al Jazeera added that the Qatar News Agency had suffered a four-hour "cyber-attack". Gulf Arab states and Egypt have long resented Qatar's support for Islamists, especially the Muslim Brotherhood which they regard as a unsafe political enemy.

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  • Egyptian banks deal normally with Qatari banks despite cutting ties: CBE
Egyptian banks deal normally with Qatari banks despite cutting ties: CBE

Yemen's internationally backed government, which no longer holds its capital and large portions of the country, also cut relations with Qatar, as did the Maldives . Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, traveling in Australia on Monday, asserted that the developments would not affect the USA -led coalition fighting ...

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  • Iran calls on Saudi, Qatar to settle disputes politically
Iran calls on Saudi, Qatar to settle disputes politically

On Monday, Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates , Egypt and Bahrain cut air, sea and land transport links with Qatar, accusing the state of supporting terrorism. Oil traders are sensitive to Middle East tensions because they worry about supply disruptions, although Qatar itself is a smaller producer than its neighbors.

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  • Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN), Apple To Bid On Toshiba's Chip Unit
Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN), Apple To Bid On Toshiba's Chip Unit

Foxconn wants to purchase Toshiba's semiconductor chip business and Apple and Amazon will apparently chip in to back the bid. That's according to Foxconn Chairman Terry Gou, who was quoted by the Nikkei news service. It said it would discuss details "at the appropriate time". Year-to-date, AMZN has gained 34.25%, versus a 9.71% rise in ...

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  • United Kingdom opposition leader calls on prime minister to quit
United Kingdom opposition leader calls on prime minister to quit

She has been repeatedly challenged over her record as home secretary when she presided over cuts that have seen 20,000 fewer police officers on the country's street. Mr Corbyn has launched personal attacks on Mrs May for the first time in the campaign, insisting she bears responsibility for cutting police officers despite terrorism warnings.

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  • OPEC extends oil output cut by nine months
OPEC extends oil output cut by nine months

US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were back below $50, at $48.61, down 29 cents, or 0.6 per cent. Saudi Arabia's energy minister, Khalid al-Falih, said fellow ministers did not see a need to reduce oil output further. Some investors seem to have expected a longer extension. Investors will also get a look at durable goods order ...

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  • Renault's repurposed EV batteries will become energy storage systems
Renault's repurposed EV batteries will become energy storage systems

For Renault, the move follows in the footsteps of fellow carmarkers BMW and Nissan, which have both in recent months announced "second-life" storage schemes in partnership with energy storage companies. These second life batteries get removed from the vehicle, graded and then made into smaller battery packs for the use in homes. Speaking to Sol...

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  • AAA wants Tesla owners to pay more for insurance
AAA wants Tesla owners to pay more for insurance

Tesla is disputing the analysis, according to the report. However, Tesla questioned the parameters for the data saying in an emailed statement to the publication that "This analysis is severely flawed and is not reflective of reality". Basically, there are a lot of performance vehicles with supercar-like acceleration within the Tesla fleet and Te...

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  • Herbalife Ltd. (HLF) VP Jesus Alzarez Sells 1214 Shares
Herbalife Ltd. (HLF) VP Jesus Alzarez Sells 1214 Shares

Principal Fin Gp holds 14,438 shares or 0% of its portfolio. The third largest holder is Deccan Value Investors L.P., which now holds $556.32 million worth of this stock and that ownership represents almost 8.02% of its market capitalization.

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  • London Attack Suspects Named By Police
London Attack Suspects Named By Police

The second attacker has been named as 30-year-old Rachid Redouane who was unknown to authorities. Butt was already known to police and the U.K.'s internal security agency MI5, but Redouane was not, the statement said. The attackers rammed pedestrians with a van before launching frenzied stabbings in the market. "There is of course more to do,...

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  • Sterling in thrall to election projections
Sterling in thrall to election projections

What's happening in the markets? Britain's currency dipped against the euro and USA dollar in morning trading to 1.1438 and 1.286 respectively, as polls point to differing support for the Tories from the June 8 vote. "At that time , we put the chance of a Conservative win at 80%". According to most analysts, yes. If the poll is accurate a...

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  • Putin Interview: Did Russia Interfere in the US Election?
Putin Interview: Did Russia Interfere in the US Election?

He also alleged that the USA actively interferes with electoral campaigns of other countries. "Put your finger anywhere on a map of the world, and everywhere you will hear complaints that American officials are interfering in internal electoral processes", he responded.

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  • Turkey calls for dialogue to solve Gulf crisis
Turkey calls for dialogue to solve Gulf crisis

Saudi Arabia, along with the United Arab Emirates and Egypt - both highly reliant on Qatari gas via pipeline and LNG - and Bahrain said they would sever all ties including transport links with Qatar , an escalation on past diplomatic spats.

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  • Saudi-led alliance cuts ties with Qatar
Saudi-led alliance cuts ties with Qatar

But he also built cordial ties with Iran , which most of Qatar's neighbours regard as a serious threat; the two countries share control of the world's largest natural gas field. It has given 14 days time to all citizens to leave Bahrain. In separate statements released by their state media, the countries confirmed that they had cut diplomatic ti...

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  • (XOM) Shares Sold by Bridges Investment Counsel Inc
(XOM) Shares Sold by Bridges Investment Counsel Inc

The stock increased 0.44% or $0.36 during the last trading session, reaching $82.29. About shares traded. Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) has declined 9.08% since May 24, 2016 and is downtrending. 153.12 million shares or 3.46% more from 148.00 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. The company has ma...

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  • Engine catches fire on United Airlines flight headed to San Francisco
Engine catches fire on United Airlines flight headed to San Francisco

See more at PIX11.com. A Trump supporter has been booted off a United Airlines flight in China for directing a stream of politically-tinged abuse at a passenger after he was denied a seat upgrade . No crew members or passengers aboard American Airlines flight 2675 were injured, according to a spokesperson for American Airlines. Newark Airp...

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  • Chesapeake Energy Corp (NYSE:CHK) Institutional Investor Sentiment Analysis
Chesapeake Energy Corp (NYSE:CHK) Institutional Investor Sentiment Analysis

Private Advisor Group LLC's holdings in Chesapeake Energy were worth $287,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Several equities analysts recently weighed in on CHK shares. After this purchase, 4,637,717 common shares of CHK are directly owned by the insider, with total stake valued at $23,003,076. If you are accessing this story on ...

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  • Juniper Networks, Inc. (JNPR) Downgraded to Sell at Zacks Investment Research
Juniper Networks, Inc. (JNPR) Downgraded to Sell at Zacks Investment Research

First Trust Advisors LP increased its position in Juniper Networks by 9.6% in the third quarter. The firm now has a "market perform" rating on the network equipment provider's stock. "(JNPR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 30, 2017" and published on May 26, 2017 is yet another important article. Juniper Networks's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is ...

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  • Confiture tomorrow: Ocado signs long-awaited first overseas deal
Confiture tomorrow: Ocado signs long-awaited first overseas deal

The retailer wants to remain nameless until it has launched its online business in order to keep a competitive advantage. The deal will see Ocado receive an up-front fee for access to the platform, together with ongoing fees that are based on the volume of products sold online.

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  • India trounces Pakistan in ICC Champions Trophy; wins by 124 runs
India trounces Pakistan in ICC Champions Trophy; wins by 124 runs

India piled on 319 for three in their Champions Trophy opener against Pakistan, who turned in a ragged first-innings performance at Edgbaston. As Pakistan batting progressed, there was another interruption of the rain which then reduced match to 41 overs, the revised target was 289.

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  • Stock Traders Buy High Volume of Whiting Petroleum Corp Call Options (WLL)
Stock Traders Buy High Volume of Whiting Petroleum Corp Call Options (WLL)

State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement invested 0.01% in Whiting Petroleum Corp (NYSE:WLL). Finemark Retail Bank stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Whiting Petroleum Corp (NYSE:WLL). The company generated a return on equity (ROE) of -25.70%. Historically, if we look at price target revisions, two weeks ago Whiting Petroleum Corp (N...

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  • 'Donald Trump's climate claims on China, India false'
'Donald Trump's climate claims on China, India false'

But EU officials said the two sides failed to formally endorse a joint statement on the issue due to a lingering but separate trade row. In a letter obtained by The Washington Post, Apple CEO Tim Cook told employees "we will never waver, because we know that future generations depend on us".

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  • Toyota hopes flying car will light 2020 Olympic flame
Toyota hopes flying car will light 2020 Olympic flame

If you're gonna light the Olympic torch, why not do it with some style? Cartivator , a Japanese startup backed by Toyota , tested its flying auto prototype in the Aichi prefecture of Japan on Saturday, the company said in a statement .

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  • UAE's, Saudi carriers to suspend flights to Qatar
UAE's, Saudi carriers to suspend flights to Qatar

Egypt, the Arab world's most populous nation, said on its state news agency that Qatar's policy "threatens Arab national security and sows the seeds of strife and division within Arab societies according to a deliberate plan aimed at the unity and interests of the Arab nation".

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  • Spirit Realty Capital, Inc (SRC) Stock Rating Lowered by Janney Montgomery Scott
Spirit Realty Capital, Inc (SRC) Stock Rating Lowered by Janney Montgomery Scott

It is measuring a stock's valuation (Price to Earning) against its projected 3-5 year growth rate. A number of analysts have recently weighed in on the stock. The collective rating of 2.6 for Spirit Realty Capital, Inc. While considering growth estimates of the company, it has next quarter growth estimates of 16.7% whereas during current quarte...

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  • Gas prices stay about the same in northern New England
Gas prices stay about the same in northern New England

Orange County- $3.05/g, down 0.9 cents per gallon from last week's $3.06/g. The regular unleaded average price jumped from $2.225 to $2.363 in a week in Tampa, said a report from AAA. Oklahoma- $2.08/g, down 2.2 cents per gallon from last week's $2.10/g. "The first week of the summer driving season is now under our belts, and we saw little ch...

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  • Stagecoach Group plc (SGC) Rating Reiterated by Liberum Capital
Stagecoach Group plc (SGC) Rating Reiterated by Liberum Capital

Recently stock market analysts have updated their consensus ratings on shares of Arrow Global Group (LON:ARW). Fincl Bank Of America De holds 0.01% or 1.42M shares. On Friday, November 13 the stock rating was initiated by Davy Research with "Outperform". As per Wednesday, August 5, the company rating was maintained by Liberum Capital.

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  • Residents trapped as gunfire mars ceasefire at Philippines city
Residents trapped as gunfire mars ceasefire at Philippines city

Parrying questions on why the fighters had been able to resist the Philippine army for so long, senior officers said the main problem was that 500-600 civilians were still trapped in the urban heart of the town. ". the Maute, even if they fight two months, they will not starve here", he told a news conference about a kilometre from the fighting. ...

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  • Maldives follows Saudi Arabia, Egypt in severing ties with Qatar
Maldives follows Saudi Arabia, Egypt in severing ties with Qatar

Turkey, which enjoys friendly relations with Qatar and other Gulf countries, offered its help, with Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu telling reporters: "We will give any kind of support for the situation to be normalised". Such measures are unjustified and are based on baseless and unfounded allegations. Media organisations in several Gulf count...

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  • London attack: Police know identities of killers
London attack: Police know identities of killers

Law enforcement officials in major USA cities said they were not aware of any threats but were on alert. "We have a very large investigation ongoing, and we will be seeking to establish whether anyone else was working with or assisting in any way or helping in the planning of this attack".

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  • U.S. withdrawal from Paris climate accord will have sweeping impacts, experts suggest
U.S. withdrawal from Paris climate accord will have sweeping impacts, experts suggest

Earlier this week we saw climate deniers in his cabinet and White House appeared to have prevailed upon the president to the point where he can't won't even confirm that climate change is not a hoax. "I promised I would exit or renegotiate any deal which fails to serve America's interests". Mr Trump announced the withdrawal on Thursday,...

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  • Turkey offers to help resolve Gulf-Qatar row: minister
Turkey offers to help resolve Gulf-Qatar row: minister

The General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) in Saudi Arabia has issued a decision banning all Qatari airlines and aircraft from landing at the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's airports immediately. Saj Ahmed, the UK-based chief analyst at StrategicAero Research, warned of disruptions in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states of Bahrain , Kuwait, ...

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  • Arab nations cut diplomatic ties to Qatar as rift deepens
Arab nations cut diplomatic ties to Qatar as rift deepens

Bahrain, Egypt, Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates , Yemen and the Maldives all announced they would withdraw their diplomatic staff from Qatar, a gas-rich nation that will host the 2022 Fifa World Cup. Qatar was also expelled from the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen. The announcements come 10 days after President Donald Trump visi...

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  • Mega Man Legacy Collection 2 Is Coming To Consoles In August
Mega Man Legacy Collection 2 Is Coming To Consoles In August

Mega Man 9 brought the retro look of the originals back to the series with a return to 8-bit. Founded in 1983, the company has created hundreds of games including ground-breaking franchises Resident Evil ® , Street Fighter ® , Monster Hunter™, Ace Attorney®, Mega Man ® and Devil May Cry ®.

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  • Gulf countries cut diplomatic ties with Qatar
Gulf countries cut diplomatic ties with Qatar

Qatar also said the decision will not affect the normal lives of citizens and residents. "Airspace will be impacted ‎by flights being re-routed, especially for Qatar Airways who will no longer be allowed to use the expansive airspace of Saudi Arabia on flights to Europe and North America", he said.

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