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  1. Abu Dhabi funds Guinea’s power dispatch centre

    Totaluae.com - Business 07.22 / 14:37 totaluae.com
    Abu Dhabi: The Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD), the leading national entity in development aid, has allocated $18 million (Dh66 million) for the construction and operation of Guinea’s National Dispatch Centre. The fund was awarded out of the $90 million (Dh330 million) the Abu Dhabi government grant earmarked for development projects across Guinea in 2013. The grant seeks to boost socio-economic development across the country and help strengthen electricity supply for more than…
  2. Largest military base in Middle East opens

    Totaluae.com - Business 07.22 / 14:37 totaluae.com
    Al HAMAM, Marsa Matruh: His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Abu Dhabi Crown Prince and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and Egyptian President Abdul Fattah Al Sissi, on Saturday attended the inauguration of the Mohammad Naguib Military Base, the Middle East’s largest military base, in Al Hamam city in the Mediterranean Sea Province of Marsa Matruh. Shaikh Mohammad was received upon his arrival at the event venue by the Egyptian President, Lieutenant…
  3. Water pipeline project in Dubai on track

    Totaluae.com - Business 07.22 / 14:37 totaluae.com
    Dewa completes 88% of Dh170-million water pipeline project Dubai: Saeed Mohammad Al Tayer, managing director and CEO of the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa), has confirmed that the authority has made significant progress on the supply, extension and commissioning of 25km of major water transmission pipelines across Dubai. The project boosts Dewa’s strategy to meet customer expectations by delivering the highest standards of availability, reliability and efficiency in…
  4. Saudi Arabia insists Gulf crisis to be resolved within GCC

    Totaluae.com - Business 07.22 / 14:37 totaluae.com
    Kuwait City: Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister Adel Al Jubeir has reiterated that the crisis between Qatar and a Saudi-led Arab alliance would only be resolved with the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), even as the Qatar emir claimed that the Gulf state was ready for talks to resolve the crisis. Al Jubeir made the remarks on Friday in Rome, after meeting with his Italian counterpart Angelino Alfano, Xinhua reported. Al Jubeir said the Saudi-led bloc, which also includes the UAE, Bahrain and…
  5. Fears of more Israeli violence as anger boils over

    Totaluae.com - Business 07.22 / 14:37 totaluae.com
    Friday’s violence — a stabbing attack that killed three Israelis and clashes which left three Palestinians dead — was among the most severe in recent years Occupied Jerusalem: Stabbings and clashes that left six people dead raised fears on Saturday of further Israeli-Palestinian violence as tensions mount over new security measures at a highly sensitive Al Haram Al Sharif in Occupied Jerusalem. Friday’s violence — a stabbing attack that killed three Israelis…
  6. Did Japan's Casino Dreams Just Vanish?

    Billingsgazette.com - Business 07.22 / 14:10 billingsgazette.com
    Analysts are still debating the finer points of what Japan's nascent casino gambling market will look like, but the discussion may be a moot point. After the country's national elections earlier this month dealt the ruling party a decisive…
  7. How to Save Thousands on Your Next Car

    Billingsgazette.com - Business 07.22 / 14:10 billingsgazette.com
    What's the No. 1 way to save money when you buy your next car? Many people think it involves being a savvy negotiator, buying a leftover vehicle from last year, or other things of that nature. While these can…
  8. These Companies Could Win Big at the Emmys

    Billingsgazette.com - Business 07.22 / 14:10 billingsgazette.com
    It's that time of year again in Hollywood. Nominations for TV's Emmys, arguably visual entertainment's second most important prize next to moviedom's Oscars, were handed down last…
  1. Essential California: USC moves to fire former medical school dean and launches independent probe

    LATimes-MoneyCompany 07.22 / 12:58 latimes.com
    Good morning, and welcome to the Essential California newsletter. It is Saturday, July 22. Here’s what you don’t want to miss this weekend: TOP STORIES USC moves to fire former dean, launches independent probe Faced with mounting questions and anger on campus, USC announced Friday it was hir…
  2. Trump tweets that the president 'has complete power to pardon'

    LATimes-MoneyCompany 07.22 / 12:58 latimes.com
    July 22, 2017, 5:22 a.m. Here's our look at the Trump administration and the rest of Washington:White House spokesman Sean Spicer, familiar to millions from his combative press conferences, resignsA look back at Spicer's greatest hitsWhite House looks at Russia probe team for potential…
  3. John McCain is getting the healthcare he needs. So should every American.

    LATimes-MoneyCompany 07.22 / 12:58 latimes.com
    To the editor: I certainly wish Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) all the luck in the world in his fight against this illness. However, we must note that he was able to get the proper medical attention as a member of Congress and a wealthy citizen of this country. (“Sen. John McCain diagnosed with b…
  4. Cap-and-trade is only the start of California's effort to fight climate change

    LATimes-MoneyCompany 07.22 / 12:58 latimes.com
    To the editor: Bjorn Lomborg, the “skeptical environmentalist,” is really an economist first. He thinks our “carbon-cutting commitments will be expensive for the state while achieving slightly more than nothing for the planet.” (“California is handling climate change all wrong,” July 20) The purpose…
  5. USC has some explaining to do about ex-dean's double life

    LATimes-MoneyCompany 07.22 / 11:59 latimes.com
    The university's initial silence on Dr. Puliafito was "deafening," says The Times Editorial Board. That, and more from the week in…
  6. Stop playing games with the Iranian nuclear deal

    LATimes-MoneyCompany 07.22 / 11:59 latimes.com
    The Trump administration last week certified that Iran is complying with the international agreement placing limits on its nuclear program – but for a while it looked as if the certification wouldn’t happen. Administration officials had distributed t​​​​alking points explaining the decision and…
  7. More people are dying in Mexico's bloody drug war than ever before

    LATimes-MoneyCompany 07.22 / 10:59 latimes.com
    Drug war bloodshed in Mexico has spiked to record levels, with more homicides recorded in June than in any month in at least two decades. Prosecutors opened 2,234 homicide investigations last month, according to government statistics released Friday. That’s an increase of 40% over June of l…
  8. U.S. soldier arrested in Hawaii indicted on terrorism charges

    LATimes-MoneyCompany 07.22 / 10:00 latimes.com
    A federal grand jury in Hawaii indicted a U.S. soldier Friday on suspicion of attempting to provide material support to Islamic State. Army Sgt. 1st Class Ikaika Kang was arrested by an FBI SWAT team on July 8. Kang was ordered held without bail. Kang will be arraigned in federal court…
  1. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Stock Rating Lowered by Vetr Inc.

    Wkrb13.com - Markets 07.22 / 14:34 wkrb13.com
    Vetr cut shares of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) from a strong-buy rating to a buy rating in a report issued on Tuesday morning. They currently have $165.66 price objective on the iPhone maker’s stock. Several other research firms also recently weighed in on AAPL. Argus reissued an outperform rating and issued a $160.00 price target on…
  2. Acadia Healthcare Company, Inc. (ACHC) Now Covered by William Blair

    Wkrb13.com - Markets 07.22 / 14:34 wkrb13.com
    William Blair started coverage on shares of Acadia Healthcare Company, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACHC) in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday, Marketbeat reports. The brokerage issued an outperform rating on the stock. A number of other research analysts have also recently weighed in on ACHC. BidaskClub raised shares of Acadia Healthcare from a sell rating…
  3. Abeona Therapeutics Inc. (ABEO) Given a $21.00 Price Target at Cantor Fitzgerald

    Wkrb13.com - Markets 07.22 / 14:34 wkrb13.com
    Cantor Fitzgerald set a $21.00 target price on Abeona Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:ABEO) in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday morning. The brokerage currently has a buy rating on the biopharmaceutical company’s stock. Other research analysts also recently issued reports about the company. Maxim Group set a $14.00 price target on Abeona Therapeutics and…
  4. Abeona Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:ABEO) Rating Reiterated by Maxim Group

    Wkrb13.com - Markets 07.22 / 14:34 wkrb13.com
    Maxim Group restated their buy rating on shares of Abeona Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:ABEO) in a research report report published on Tuesday, Marketbeat.com reports. Maxim Group currently has a $17.00 price target on the biopharmaceutical company’s stock, up from their prior price target of $14.00. “Abeona announced that the company has received guidance from the FDA…
  5. Anhui Conch Cement (AHCHY) Upgraded to “Hold” by Zacks Investment Research

    Wkrb13.com - Markets 07.22 / 14:34 wkrb13.com
    Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Anhui Conch Cement (NASDAQ:AHCHY) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a report released on Tuesday. Shares of Anhui Conch Cement (AHCHY) opened at 18.75 on Tuesday. The company has a market capitalization of $19.87 billion and a PE ratio of 14.15. Anhui Conch Cement has a…
  6. 10 Best Selling Cigarettes in India

    Insidermonkey.com - Markets 07.22 / 14:00 insidermonkey.com
    Wondering what the 10 best selling cigarettes in India are? Then stick with us because we made a list of them. Ever since our ancestors discovered the addictive effects of the tobacco plant and nicotine, people have been smoking everywhere and all the time. We found ways to use the tobacco plant by... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more!…
  7. Luxury Car Companies Dominate Best Auto Website Ranks

    247wallst.com - Markets 07.22 / 14:00 247wallst.com
    J.D. Power last week released the results of a survey on which carmakers have the most effective websites. Luxury makers take the top spots, but there are some interesting anomalies as…
  8. Unemployment Rate Drops in 10 States During June

    247wallst.com - Markets 07.22 / 14:00 247wallst.com
    As the national unemployment rate hit 4.4% in June, unchanged from the month before, the number dropped in 10 states, a sign that the jobs recovery is uneven. According to the Bureau of…
  1. Today is tax day. Here's what you need to know

    CNNMoney - Taxes 07.22 / 13:57 money.cnn.com
    Tax returns are due today -- April 18, 2017 -- as is any remaining money you owe to Uncle Sam for…
  2. Trump tweets that the president 'has complete power to pardon'

    LATimes-Personal Finance 07.22 / 12:58 latimes.com
    July 22, 2017, 5:22 a.m. Here's our look at the Trump administration and the rest of Washington:White House spokesman Sean Spicer, familiar to millions from his combative press conferences, resignsA look back at Spicer's greatest hitsWhite House looks at Russia probe team for potential…
  3. Essential California: USC moves to fire former medical school dean and launches independent probe

    LATimes-Personal Finance 07.22 / 12:58 latimes.com
    Good morning, and welcome to the Essential California newsletter. It is Saturday, July 22. Here’s what you don’t want to miss this weekend: TOP STORIES USC moves to fire former dean, launches independent probe Faced with mounting questions and anger on campus, USC announced Friday it was hir…
  4. Errant U.S. bombing kills 12 Afghan security forces

    LATimes-Personal Finance 07.22 / 06:57 latimes.com
    An errant U.S. airstrike confirmed by the Pentagon killed 12 Afghan National Police officers and wounded two others, Helmand provincial police chief Abdul Ghafar Safi said Saturday. The death toll in Friday's airstrike was determined after a site inspection of the compound in the Gereshk…
  5. NBA: Kyrie Irving asks to be traded by Cavaliers

    LATimes-Personal Finance 07.22 / 06:57 latimes.com
    Kyrie Irving wants the stage for himself. Cleveland’s All-Star point guard has asked the Cavaliers to trade him, two people familiar with the situation told the Associated Press on Friday. Irving made the request last week to owner Dan Gilbert, said the people who spoke on condition of a…
  6. Grand spanking Blue: Jaime Garcia’s slam leads Braves’ rout of Dodgers

    LATimes-Personal Finance 07.22 / 06:57 latimes.com
    If the Dodgers had played reasonably well, they could have blamed this all on the Minnesota Twins. The Twins, you see, were close to acquiring pitcher Jaime Garcia from the Atlanta Braves. The trade was so close that the Braves flew a minor league pitcher to Los Angeles, to take Garcia’s s…
  7. Bjork shows the humanity in machinery at FYF Fest

    LATimes-Personal Finance 07.22 / 05:59 latimes.com
    July 21, 2017, 10:54 p.m. Here's what's new and interesting in entertainment and the arts:HBO's 'Confederate' producers promise it's not a typical slavery storyStephen Colbert visits the Moscow hotel room where alleged Trump 'pee pee tape' was recordedComic-Con 2017 live updatesMaria…
  8. 6 Credit Cards for New Homeowners

    Credit.com - Personal Finance 07.22 / 05:03 credit.com
    [DISCLOSURE: Cards from our partners are mentioned below.] Buying a home is one of life’s biggest financial events and someone with a new mortgage may primarily be focused on how they’ll afford their new mortgage payment. But it takes more than a mortgage to make a home, with additional expenses such as furniture, remodeling projects... Read More The post 6 Credit Cards for New Homeowners appeared first on Cre…
  1. $326.50 Million in Sales Expected for Bristow Group Inc (NYSE:BRS) This Quarter

    Wall Street analysts expect Bristow Group Inc (NYSE:BRS) to announce sales of $326.50 million for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Two analysts have provided estimates for Bristow Group’s earnings, with the lowest sales estimate coming in at $316.60 million and the highest estimate coming in at $336.40 million. Bristow Group reported sales…
  2. Zacks: Analysts Anticipate Clean Harbors, Inc. (CLH) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $734.58 Million

    Brokerages expect Clean Harbors, Inc. (NYSE:CLH) to report $734.58 million in sales for the current quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Five analysts have provided estimates for Clean Harbors’ earnings. The highest sales estimate is $744.90 million and the lowest is $724.00 million. Clean Harbors posted sales of $697.51 million in the same quarter last year,…
  3. Brokerages Expect Valero Energy Partners LP (NYSE:VLP) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $107.18 Million

    Equities analysts predict that Valero Energy Partners LP (NYSE:VLP) will post sales of $107.18 million for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Five analysts have made estimates for Valero Energy Partners’ earnings, with the highest sales estimate coming in at $109.30 million and the lowest estimate coming in at $102.20 million. Valero Energy Partners posted…
  4. Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. (ST) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $833.14 Million

    Wall Street analysts expect that Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. (NYSE:ST) will report sales of $833.14 million for the current quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Five analysts have provided estimates for Sensata Technologies Holding N.V.’s earnings, with the lowest sales estimate coming in at $831.12 million and the highest estimate coming in at $836.90 million.…
  5. Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $3.02 Billion

    Analysts expect that Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS) will post sales of $3.02 billion for the current quarter, Zacks reports. Three analysts have made estimates for Las Vegas Sands Corp.’s earnings, with the highest sales estimate coming in at $3.07 billion and the lowest estimate coming in at $2.93 billion. Las Vegas Sands Corp. posted…
  6. Morgan Stanley recorded Altice USA (NYSE:ATUS), hiking its price target to $31.00 earlier today

    Octafinance.com - Finance 07.22 / 14:19 octafinance.com
    Indicating a possible downside of -0.02%, Morgan Stanley bumped up the target of Altice USA (NYSE:ATUS) to $31.00 Previously on 7/12/2017, Guggenheim reported on Altice USA (NYSE:ATUS) upped the target… The post Morgan Stanley recorded Altice USA (NYSE:ATUS), hiking its price target to $31.00 earlier today appeared first on…
  7. Why Halliburton Stock Is Rated a "Buy With Caution" Before Earnings

    Investmentu.com - Finance 07.22 / 14:12 investmentu.com
    Halliburton stock is underperforming the market. It's beaten down, but it reports earnings next week. So is it a good time to…
  8. Netflix Has A Problem That No One Is Talking About

    Fool.com - Headlines 07.22 / 13:59 fool.com
    The streaming giant isn't attracting customers like it used to in its home…
  1. IMF approves conditional $1.8 billion loan to Greece

    Blogs.abcnews.com - Money 07.22 / 14:40 blogs.abcnews.com
    The International Monetary Fund's board approved a $1.8 billion loan to Greece _ but will only release the money if the troubled country gets debt relief from its European…
  2. Indonesia agency gives preliminary OK to Trump trademarks

    Blogs.abcnews.com - Money 07.22 / 12:42 blogs.abcnews.com
    Indonesia's intellectual property agency has given preliminary approval to two Donald Trump trademarks a bit more than two years after the applications were…
  3. 2017-P Ozark Riverways 5 Ounce Silver Coin for Collectors

    Silvercoinstoday.com - Money 07.22 / 12:30 silvercoinstoday.com
    Ozark National Scenic Riverways is honored on a 5-ounce silver coin that the United States Mint is introducing on Tuesday, July 11. This numismatic or collector coin is the third this year and the thirty-eighth overall from the U.S. Mint’s program of America the Beautiful 5 Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coins. Program issues are produced at the […] Related posts: Ozark Riverways 5 Oz Bullion Coin Sales Start 2017-P Effigy Mounds 5 Ounce Silver Coins for Collectors 2017-P …
  4. 2017-W Uncirculated American Silver Eagle Sales Open at 111,224

    Silvercoinstoday.com - Money 07.22 / 12:30 silvercoinstoday.com
    The most sought after collector product from the United States Mint was the 2017-W Uncirculated American Silver Eagle according to the latest round of sales stats. Released on Thursday, June 29 for $44.95 each, sales of the Silver Eagle hit 111,224 by Sunday, July 2. Its inaugural figure achieved the third highest debut for all […] Related posts: 2017 American Silver Eagle Coin Sales Strengthen in May 2017 Bullion American Silver Eagle Sales Fizzle in June 2017 American…
  5. 2017 Bullion American Silver Eagle Sales Fizzle in June

    Silvercoinstoday.com - Money 07.22 / 12:30 silvercoinstoday.com
    June was not a hot month in terms of 2017 American Eagle Silver bullion coin sales. It ended at 986,000 and that made the month the second slowest of the year for the United States Mint. So far, only April was slower with 835,000 coins purchased, but June’s slowdown seemed extra dramatic when compared to […] Related posts: 2017 American Silver Eagle Coin Sales Slow in April Bullion 2017 American Silver Eagles Top 3.7M in Start American Silver Eagle, ATB 5 Oz Bullion…
  6. 2017-W Uncirculated American Silver Eagle for Collectors

    Silvercoinstoday.com - Money 07.22 / 12:30 silvercoinstoday.com
    The United States Mint is now selling its latest product for coin collectors, the 2017-W Uncirculated American Silver Eagle. The uncirculated silver coin appears most like its bullion counterpart, which is intended for investors and has sales of over 12.1 million since launching in January. Its uncirculated finish is further distinguished by a "W" mint […] Related posts: 2017 Proof American Eagle Silver Coins for Collectors Released 2017-P Frederick Douglass 5 Ounce Silver…
  7. 2017-P American Liberty Silver Medal Initial Sales Results

    Silvercoinstoday.com - Money 07.22 / 12:30 silvercoinstoday.com
    Following their launch on June 14, the 2017 American Liberty Silver Medal sales hit 33,075 by Sunday, June 18. These one ounce, .999 fine silver medals celebrate the 225th anniversary of the U.S. Mint and are priced $59.95 each. Their sales easily took first place in the latest round of U.S. Mint stats across all […] Related posts: 2017-P American Liberty Silver Medal Launches for Mint’s 225th Anniversary 2017 American Silver Eagle Coin Sales Strengthen in May 2017…
  8. The Worm Has Turned in Biotech's Favor

    Options Flag:  No Healthcare US Equity Bret Jensen market sentiment equities Healthcare …
  1. Vintage Oceanside Colonial lists for $449,990

    A circa-1878 Oceanside Colonial on the market for $449,990 is ripe for updates in the care of its next buyer, the current owners…
  2. San Diego's housing crisis, a family problem

    LATimes-RealEstate 07.22 / 02:03 latimes.com
    The more I learn about our complex society, the more our problems boil down to a basic failing: We don’t love our children enough. No, this column isn’t about cancerous public liabilities, which diminish the future wealth of our kids in large measure to finance comfy lives and cheap health car…
  3. Where Texas millennials are buying homes — and how much they cost

    For years, the percentage of 18- to 35-year-olds who own homes has been shrinking -- by nearly 20 percent between 2005 and 2015. But recently, according to apartment-search site Abodo, millennials have been making progress in becoming homeowners, with a slight uptick in young adult owners between 2014 and 2015. To be clear, the numbers are still weak -- but encouraging nonetheless. So where, exactly, are these millennial homeowners? According to Abodo's Millennial Homebuyers…
  4. Price Point: $4.15 million in Anza Vista

    SFgate.com-Real Estate 07.22 / 00:08 sfgate.com
    Sited on an expansive double lot, the home offers a dramatic, landscaped backyard and patio. A full kitchen and a bathroom occupy the penthouse level, and the home includes a study. An island with chalkboard paneling anchors a stylish chef’s kitchen that steps out to the landscaped yard. The lower level hosts a one-bedroom, two-bathroom studio with a separate e…
  5. Price Point: $4.195 million in Piedmont

    SFgate.com-Real Estate 07.22 / 00:08 sfgate.com
    Grand public rooms with original finishes dominate the interior, and the listing includes a three-car garage and a level garden. A rumpus room with a wood-burning fireplace awaits on the lower level, while the finished attic would be ideal as a child’s play space. Wood-paneled walls and a coffered ceiling finish the living room, while the formal dining room features a similar material p…
  6. Hot Property: Reinvented in Nob Hill, four bedroom boasts open floor plan and sunny outdoor spaces

    SFgate.com-Real Estate 07.22 / 00:08 sfgate.com
    Three levels of high-end living, a sunny roof deck and a stylish material palette await at 1230 Pacific Ave. in San Francisco’s Nob Hill neighborhood. “The custom home’s gracious open floor plan and traditional bedroom layout allows for comfortable living in the heart of the city,” said Frank Nolan of Vanguard Properties, who is listing the four-bedroom with Andrew Warren for $3.495 million. The most notable is the master bathroom, which includes a walk-in rainfall shower beside a floati…
  7. Three-bedroom traditional open Sunday in Crocker Highlands

    SFgate.com-Real Estate 07.22 / 00:08 sfgate.com
    Multiple decks and patios pair with a traditional floor plan in Crocker Highlands. Classical details mingle with modern needs within the trilevel featuring stainless steel appliances, a subway tile backsplash and a serving window. Visit www.1053ardmore.com to learn more. Listing agent: Anthony Higgins, Sotheby’s International Realty, (510) 693-7931, anthony.riggins @sothebyshomes.com. …
  8. LendingTree's Mischner promoted to chief of sales and head of mortgage

    Housingwire.com - Real Estate 07.21 / 23:23 housingwire.com
    “Sam's strong background in the mortgage industry and proven success in scaling LendingTree's sales organization is an instrumental piece to LendingTree's strategic growth. We're proud to have Sam on our team and look forward to what his leadership in this role will bring to LendingTree, its customers and partners,” said Neil Salvage, president of Lend…