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Germany finalizing plan to phase out coal energy
Germany finalizing plan to phase out coal energy
| July 3rd | 2020  4:25AM
Germany finalizing plan to phase out coal energy
BERLIN (AP) — Germany's parliament was preparing Friday to pass new legislation finalizing the country's long-awaited phase-out of coal as an energy source, over objections from environmental groups the plan is not ambitious enough. Both houses of parliament were to vote on the roadmap that envisions the phase-out of coal between now…
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World shares mixed following upbeat US jobs report
World shares mixed following upbeat US jobs report
| July 3rd | 2020  4:02AM
World shares mixed following upbeat US jobs report
Shares are mixed in muted trading in Europe after a day of gains in Asia, where Shanghai's benchmark jumped 2%. Germany's DAX edged 0.1% to 12,621.10 and the CAC 40 in Paris was almost unchanged at 5,047.29. Britain's FTSE also was steady, at 6,240.07. U.S. futures barely budged, with the contract for the S&P 500 at 3,130.30. The future for the Dow industrials edged 0.1% higher, to 25,787.00. U.S.
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Was new Chex flavor worth South Koreans' 16-year wait?
Was new Chex flavor worth South Koreans' 16-year wait?
| July 3rd | 2020  3:27AM
Was new Chex flavor worth South Koreans' 16-year wait?
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Koreans have waited 16 long years for a savory, crispy bite that would satisfy their taste buds and right an infamous wrong. This week, they finally could fill a bowl with the cereal they wanted all along: green onion-flavored Chex. Kellogg’s Korea's limited-edition flavor released this week, complete with…
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Kim Jong Un urges North Koreans to keep up virus fight
Kim Jong Un urges North Koreans to keep up virus fight
| July 3rd | 2020  2:30AM
Kim Jong Un urges North Koreans to keep up virus fight
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un urged officials to maintain alertness against the coronavirus, warning that complacency risked “unimaginable and irretrievable crisis,” state media said Friday. Despite the warning, Kim reaffirmed North Korea’s claim to not have had a single case of COVID-19, telling a ruling party…
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Greece: Construction begins on major development project
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| July 3rd | 2020  2:10AM
Greece: Construction begins on major development project
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s prime minister on Friday inaugurated the start of construction work on a long-delayed major development project at the prime seaside site of the old Athens airport. Kyriakos Mitsotakis hailed the start of work as a major step in the implementation of what he described as “possibly the largest project in…
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Asian shares advance following upbeat US jobs report
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| July 3rd | 2020  1:45AM
Asian shares advance following upbeat US jobs report
Markets advanced in Asia on Friday following a Wall Street rally driven by strong jobs data. Tokyo's Nikkei 225 index picked up 0.3% to 22,211.89, while the Shanghai Composite index jumped 1% to 3,121.74. In South Korea, the Kospi gained 0.4% to 2,142.74, and Australia's S&P/ASX 200 rose 0.1% to 6,037.60. India's Sensex added 0.5% to 36,009,96.
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First coronavirus then Trump order split Indian families
First coronavirus then Trump order split Indian families
| July 3rd | 2020  1:05AM
First coronavirus then Trump order split Indian families
NEW DELHI (AP) — The March day that his father died, Karan Murgai boarded a plane to India. The coronavirus was spreading, so Murgai's wife and their two young children stayed home in Dallas. Their separation — due to last three weeks — became indefinite after President Donald Trump signed an executive order that suspends…
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AP Exclusive: Hair weaves from Chinese prison camps seized
AP Exclusive: Hair weaves from Chinese prison camps seized
| July 3rd | 2020  12:34AM
AP Exclusive: Hair weaves from Chinese prison camps seized
Federal authorities in New York on Wednesday seized a shipment of weaves and other beauty accessories suspected to be made out of human hair taken from people locked inside a Chinese internment camp. U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials told The Associated Press that 13 tons (11.8 metric tonnes) of hair products worth an estimated…
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US jobs surge: Trump sees sunshine, Biden 'no victory yet'
US jobs surge: Trump sees sunshine, Biden 'no victory yet'
| July 3rd | 2020  12:06AM
US jobs surge: Trump sees sunshine, Biden 'no victory yet'
NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. economy just posted its best single-month job gain in history. U.S. unemployment is at one of its worst points since the Great Depression. Both are true. As Republicans and Democrats fought to spin Thursday's jobs numbers to their advantage, both sides face tremendous political risks…
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The Latest: South Korea has 63 newly confirmed virus cases
The Latest: South Korea has 63 newly confirmed virus cases
| July 2nd | 2020  10:56PM
The Latest: South Korea has 63 newly confirmed virus cases
SEOUL, South Korea -- South Korea has reported 63 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 as health authorities scramble to mobilize public health tools to the southwestern city of Gwangju, where more than 50 people were found sickened over the past week. The figures announced by the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday…
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The Latest: North Korea's Kim urges 'maximum alert' on virus
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| July 2nd | 2020  10:25PM
The Latest: North Korea's Kim urges 'maximum alert' on virus
SEOUL, South Korea -- North Korean leader Kim Jong Un urged officials to maintain “maximum alert” against the coronavirus pandemic, criticizing unspecified complacencies in the country’s anti-virus campaign that he said risked “unimaginable and irretrievable crisis.” Despite the warnings, state media said Friday that Kim reaffirmed government claims that there hasn’t been a single case of COVID-19 in North Korea.
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Simon Property Group (NYSE: SPG) Cuts Dividend: Mallpocalypse Now?
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| July 2nd | 2020  7:00AM
Simon Property Group (NYSE: SPG) Cuts Dividend: Mallpocalypse Now?
It’s safe to say that the short term impact of the global pandemic on the commercial retail sector has been devastating. With malls forced to shut down for an extended period of time and more and more consumers shifting towards online shopping, times are tough for major mall owners. Simon Property Group Inc. (NYSE:SPG), which is the biggest…
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ETSY (NASDAQ: ETSY) Stock Getting Ahead of Itself on Face Mask Sales
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| July 2nd | 2020  1:00AM
ETSY (NASDAQ: ETSY) Stock Getting Ahead of Itself on Face Mask Sales
E-commerce stocks are arguably seeing a 1999-like bubble as the COVID-10 pandemic has bestowed a halo effect on companies with frictionless transactions coupled with a network effect. Online marketplace Etsy, Inc. (NASDAQ: ETSY) enables individuals and businesses to auction, buy and sell unique customized products and services. The products are usually…
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Wayfair (NYSE: W) Surges Another 10%: Does it Have More Room to Run?
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| July 2nd | 2020  1:00AM
Wayfair (NYSE: W) Surges Another 10%: Does it Have More Room to Run?
Wayfair (NYSE: W), an e-commerce company that sells furniture and home-goods, was struggling even before the pandemic caused markets to tank in mid-February. Over the preceding seven months, W had lost more than one-third of its value. Things got even worse for Wayfair in mid-February, as shares plunged 75% more in just one month. Business looked bleak…
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Pfizer (NYSE: PFE) Shares Get Much Needed Boost
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| July 2nd | 2020  1:00AM
Pfizer (NYSE: PFE) Shares Get Much Needed Boost
Pharmaceutical giant Pfizer (NYSE: PFE) got off to a good start in Q3 with a 5% gap up to start Wednesday’s session. Shares were popular on Wall Street after positive results from a coronavirus vaccine trial were released. It’s still early days, with only 45 patients taking part, but still, Pfizer investors will take any kind of news these…
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McDonald’s vs Restaurant Brands, Which Is The Better Buy For The Fast-Food Rebound
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| July 2nd | 2020  1:00AM
McDonald’s vs Restaurant Brands, Which Is The Better Buy For The Fast-Food Rebound
Fast-Food Is Rebounding Fast Restaurant stocks, specifically fast-food restaurant stocks and/or those with a drive-through or delivery presence, have been doing well in the post-pandemic world. The data shows a bottom was hit in March and sales have only been accelerating since. Based on the data and a recent business update from Restaurant Brands…
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Vaxart (NASDAQ: VXRT): Potential Big Winner With a Troubled Past
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| July 2nd | 2020  1:00AM
Vaxart (NASDAQ: VXRT): Potential Big Winner With a Troubled Past
Vaccines are big business. No matter what else you could say about them—and you could say plenty, starting with “they're one of the greatest things modern civilization has to offer” and ending with “they're eventually going to kill us all”—it is thoroughly undeniable that they are big business. To that end, there's an unexpected, and potentially massive winner, lurking in the stock markets today.
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Blow Out Labor Report And What It Means For The S&P 500
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| July 2nd | 2020  1:00AM
Blow Out Labor Report And What It Means For The S&P 500
Stunning News, To Say The Least The market just received a stunning jobs report but I can’t say that I am surprised. The consensus target for this month was way too low considering the environment we are in. This is not like any ordinary recession we have ever seen. There was no collapse of business conditions, no depression set in. What we have…
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Should Investors Book a Tee Time for Drive Shack Stock (NYSE:DS) ?
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| July 2nd | 2020  1:00AM
Should Investors Book a Tee Time for Drive Shack Stock (NYSE:DS) ?
New York-based Drive Shack (NYSE:DS) owns and operates innovative golf entertainment venues in the U.S. Its "social driving ranges", which are popular with the millennial and Generation Z crowd, put golf-related challenges at the center of a good excuse for people to get together and eat, drink, and play games. Think of it as a larger scale, golf…
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Zacks Investment Research Downgrades Inphi (NYSE:IPHI) to Hold
Inspire Medical Systems (NYSE:INSP) Cut to Sell at Zacks Investment Research
Floyd F. Petersen Sells 500 Shares of Amphastar Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:AMPH) Stock
Apellis Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:APLS) Insider Sells $27,565.50 in Stock
Insider Selling: Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) VP Sells 194 Shares of Stock
Uber Technologies Inc (NYSE:UBER) Insider Sells $61,420.00 in Stock
Limelight Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:LLNW) SVP Thomas Marth Sells 10,080 Shares
Insider Buying: Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) Director Purchases 27 Shares of Stock
Insider Selling: Wayfair Inc (NYSE:W) CTO Sells 381 Shares of Stock
Trupanion Inc (NASDAQ:TRUP) Director Sells $85,040.00 in Stock
Tommy G. Thompson Sells 1,500 Shares of Centene Corp (NYSE:CNC) Stock
Deckers Outdoor Corp (NYSE:DECK) COO David E. Lafitte Sells 500 Shares
Lululemon Athletica inc. (NASDAQ:LULU) EVP Sells $114,933.76 in Stock
Cindy Fiedelman Sells 1,024 Shares of DIGITAL RLTY TR/SH (NYSE:DLR) Stock
Insider Selling: Pluralsight Inc (NASDAQ:PS) Insider Sells 11,046 Shares of Stock
SVMK Inc (NASDAQ:SVMK) Insider Rebecca Cantieri Sells 10,444 Shares
Ann Mather Sells 28,780 Shares of Glu Mobile Inc. (NASDAQ:GLUU) Stock
Thomas Ronald Palmer Sells 5,150 Shares of Newmont Goldcorp Corp (NYSE:NEM) Stock
Insider Selling: American Tower Corp (NYSE:AMT) EVP Sells 1,388 Shares of Stock

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