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The stock decreased 4.05% or $1.44 during the last trading session, hitting $60.00. SOL Capital Management CO boosted its position in Viacom by 3.2% in the first quarter. Viacom (NASDAQ:VIAB) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May 4th. (VIA) rose almost 4% in after-hours trade, following a strong fiscal third-quarter earnings report.
  • South Asia may be too hot to live in by 2100

    South Asia may be too hot to live in by 2100

    Economy

    Under a business-as-usual scenario, "wet-bulb temperatures are projected to approach the survivability threshold over most of South Asia , and exceed it at a few locations, by the end of the century", said the report. More than 1.7 billion people live on the Indian subcontinent and the population continues to grow, with India expected to overtake China as the world's most populous nation by 2025.
  • Russian PM Dmitry Medvedev blasts U.S. sanctions as economic war

    Economy

    Trump's litany of concerns about the sanctions, which also affect Iran and North Korea, raised the question of how vigorously Trump will implement them regarding Russian Federation. He also said, however, that he has a number of qualms with the "seriously flawed" bill - most notably with the fact that it restricts his ability to ease sanctions without Congress' involvement.
  • Moldova declares Russian deputy premier persona non grata

    Moldova declares Russian deputy premier persona non grata

    Economy

    Russian Federation maintains a 1,200-strong military force in Trannistria although Moldova has repeatedly called for it to be replaced with global peacekeepers. He will be banned from entering the country and passing through its territory. Mr Rogozin, an outspoken Russian nationalist, was furious when Romania barred his plane from its airspace last Friday, as he tried in vain to reach Moldova on a planned trip to its Moscow-backed separatist area of Transdniestria.
  • Citigroup Inc. Trims Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK) Target Price to $5.00

    Economy

    Harris Associates L P raised its position in shares of Chesapeake Energy Corporation by 96.4% in the first quarter. Cleararc Capital Inc. raised its position in shares of Chesapeake Energy Corporation by 2.8% in the first quarter. TRADEMARK VIOLATION NOTICE: This news story was originally reported by Community Financial News and is owned by of Community Financial News. If you are accessing this piece on another domain, it was stolen and republished in violation of U.S.
  • Wenger lays down the law to Sanchez?

    Economy

    Wenger , speaking on Thursday, has completely ruled out Sanchez leaving for another club and insists the striker "will accept" his decision. When asked whether he felt Sanchez's illness is a convenient excuse to prolong his absence from the club, Wenger said: "Your job is to be suspicious and is built on mistrust and my job is built on trust!" Alexis Sanchez has left his Arsenal team-mates convinced he wants to leave the club as he returned to training on Tuesday.
  • Yum! Brands, Inc. (YUM) Shares Dip on Q2 Sales

    Yum! Brands, Inc. (YUM) Shares Dip on Q2 Sales

    Economy

    FTB Advisors Inc. now owns 3,260 shares of the restaurant operator's stock valued at $208,000 after buying an additional 31 shares during the period. (NYSE: YUM ) for 36,610 shares. Stockholders of record on Friday, July 14th will be issued a $0.30 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, July 12th.
  • Jacobs buys CH2M in £2.1bn deal

    Jacobs buys CH2M in £2.1bn deal

    Economy

    The firm owned 25,255 shares of the construction company's stock after selling 20,015 shares during the period. LLC increased its position in shares of Jacobs Engineering Group by 204.2% in the first quarter. Moreover, Punch & Associates Investment Management Inc. has 0.66% invested in the company for 502,816 shares. The current consensus rating on Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE:JEC) is Hold (Score: 2.22) with a consensus target price of $61.11 per share, a potential 14.55% upside.
  • Dollar Bounces From 15-month Low

    Dollar Bounces From 15-month Low

    Economy

    Investors were looking ahead to Friday's non-farm payrolls report for July to measure whether the US economy is strong enough for the Fed to stick to its planned tightening path. The Canadian dollar weakened to a two-week low against its United States counterpart on Thursday, as commodity-linked currencies extended this week's losses after solid gains over recent months.
  • Lockheed Martin Corporation (LMT) Downgraded by BidaskClub to

    Lockheed Martin Corporation (LMT) Downgraded by BidaskClub to "Hold"

    Economy

    LMT has been the topic of many latest study reports. Edmp Inc., a Florida-based fund reported 29,405 shares. The insider Edwards Richard H sold 12,000 shares worth $3.15 million. 12/23/2016 - Lockheed Martin Corporation had its "hold" rating reiterated by analysts at Vertical Group. The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Wednesday, November 18 by Credit Suisse.
  • DISH Network Corporation (DISH) Shares Sold by World Asset Management Inc

    DISH Network Corporation (DISH) Shares Sold by World Asset Management Inc

    Economy

    Other hedge funds have also modified their holdings of the company. Equities analysts predict that DISH Network Corporation will post $2.71 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. During the same quarter previous year, the business posted $0.84 earnings per share. The company's revenue for the quarter was down 3.9% on a year-over-year basis.