Economy

Oakworth Cap Inc invested in 2,350 shares. Aqr Mngmt Ltd Company invested in 230,111 shares or 0.01% of the stock. About 66,822 shares traded. Shares of Empire State Realty Trust Inc ( NYSE ESRT ) opened at 21.06 on Tuesday. It also upped Godaddy Inc Cl A stake by 10,432 shares and now owns 17,532 shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Empire State Realty Trust from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Monday, February 27th.
  • Qatar flight ban begins, first efforts seen to resolve crisis

    Economy

    The Gulf countries have ordered Qatari diplomats and nationals out, raising fears Qatar could reciprocate by expelling migrant workers and expatriates. PIA officials in Qatar have also been directed to contact the Pakistani embassy in Doha . Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain severed relations with Qatar and closed their airspace to commercial flights on Monday.
  • Qatar row Day 2 developments: The crisis deepens

    Economy

    President Donald Trump wants to "de-escalate" the crisis and is committed to holding talks with all parties, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders told reporters Monday. Western officials have expressed concerns that Qatar may be backing fundamentalist groups, but they've raised similar issues about Saudi Arabia too. The other two nations in the six-member GCC, Kuwait and Oman, have so far maintained their diplomatic and commercial ties with Qatar.
  • Pennon Group (LON:PNN) Analyst Target Changes

    Economy

    Highland Capital Management Lp who had been investing in Astrazeneca Plc (Call) for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $88.68 billion market cap company. They set a buy rating and a GBX 400 ($5.14) price target on the stock. 04/05/2017 - Pennon Group had its "Buy" rating reiterated by analysts at HSBC.
  • Walmart Tests Delivery by Store Employees To Speed Online Orders

    Walmart Tests Delivery by Store Employees To Speed Online Orders

    Economy

    Everything from how many deliveries, the size and weight of the packages, as well as the days they were available to make deliveries were customizable. Competitor Amazon has a similar program, in that they offer same-day delivery in different locations nationwide. Not only does Walmart have a competitive advantage as the country's largest employer, but they also have existing infrastructure - 90% of Americans live within at least 10 miles of one of their 4.7k stores.
  • Apple expected to reveal Amazon and Google smart speaker rival

    Economy

    These giants are battling over still-emerging fields that are expected to turn into technological gold mines, much the way personal computers and smartphones became moneymaking machines in previous decades. Dubbed "Metal for VR", the update will include developer features such as a VR-optimized display pipeline, viewport arrays, system trace stereo timelines, GPU queue priorities and frame debugger stereoscopic visualization.
  • London Bridge terror attackers named as Khuram Shazad Butt and Rachid Redouane

    London Bridge terror attackers named as Khuram Shazad Butt and Rachid Redouane

    Economy

    May hit back by criticising Corbyn, a pacifist who has opposed some security legislation in parliament and expressed reservations in the past about police responding to armed attackers with "shoot-to-kill" tactics. Police and intelligence services are trying to determine what backup support they might have had. The rampage followed a suicide bomb attack which killed 22 adults and children at a concert in Manchester two weeks ago, and an attack in March when five people died after a van was ...
  • AFC monitoring Qatar crisis, hoping to minimise impact on matches

    Economy

    The biggest diplomatic crisis in the Persian Gulf since the 1991 US -led war against Iraq pits several nations against Qatar , which is home to some 10,000 American troops and a major USA military base. Qatar's ruler Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani spoke by telephone overnight with his counterpart in Kuwait, which has maintained ties with Qatar, and chose to postpone the speech, the minister told Qatar-based Al Jazeera television.
  • Analysts' Ratings Review: Rite Aid Corp (NYSE:RAD)

    Economy

    Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE: RAD ) has declined 55.18% since June 6, 2016 and is downtrending. The stock's average target of $60.67 is -2.02% below today's ($61.92) share price. The stock has a market capitalization of $829.58 million. The stock has "Buy" rating by Vetr on Thursday, August 6. The company was downgraded on Friday, November 13 by JP Morgan.
  • Report suggests Russia hackers breached voting software firm

    Report suggests Russia hackers breached voting software firm

    Economy

    Russian government hackers carried out a cyberattack against one USA voting software vendor last August and launched a spear-phishing attack targeting local US organizations days before the 2016 USA election, according to a highly classified report within the National Security Agency .