• Sell-side Perspectives on Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ:VRTX) & Agile Therapeutics, Inc
Sell-side Perspectives on Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ:VRTX) & Agile Therapeutics, Inc

The Firm is focused on developing and commercializing therapies for the treatment of cystic fibrosis and advancing its research and development programs in other indications. The pharmaceutical company reported $0.13 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.04 by $0.09. This translates into $14.74M profit fo...

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  • 'Atypical' mad cow disease detected in Alabama
'Atypical' mad cow disease detected in Alabama

The USDA implemented enhanced surveillance testing programs in 2009 to protect animal and human health, and the cow was discovered through these protocols. This Alabama cow is only the fifth detection ever of BSE in the United States, four of which were atypical . The bottom line: "all US beef is safe", Mr Holliman said.

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  • Pizza Hut hiring 14000 new drivers
Pizza Hut hiring 14000 new drivers

Pizza Hut is also adding a new delivery system with enhanced online mapping in the hope of better estimating how long it will take to deliver an order. There are 6,300 Pizza Hut locations across the country. "This is about accuracy and consistency, giving our customers a trusted experience". Brands Inc.

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  • Venezuela, 7,1 milioni hanno votato al referendum anti Maduro
Venezuela, 7,1 milioni hanno votato al referendum anti Maduro

La consultazione non ufficiale come da previsioni, non si è però svolta in maniera pacifica e ha portato sangue a Caracas e tensioni in diversi punti del Paese. Freddy Guevara, vicepresidente del parlamento, conferma il superamento delle aspettative nel processo elettorale che ha coinvolto questo referendum informale , anche se ha dovuto constatar...

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  • KZN ANC wants 'loose cannon' Khoza charged for 'ill-discipline'
KZN ANC wants 'loose cannon' Khoza charged for 'ill-discipline'

Despite being an ANC MP, Khoza has emerged as one of President Jacob Zuma's most vocal critics ahead of the August 8 vote of no confidence scheduled in the National Assembly. Then‚ all of a sudden‚ came a post that left the party red-faced - and has led to an investigation by the provincial leadership. "I think the president should move aside and...

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  • Catastrophic BC wildfires captured by drone (VIDEOS, PHOTOS)
Catastrophic BC wildfires captured by drone (VIDEOS, PHOTOS)

Overall the province has seen 675 fires since April 1st, which have burned 327,000 hectares. Goodale told reporters on Monday that the provincial government had made two requests of the federal for military assistance to fight the fires, which he said were expected to worsen.

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  • Intex to manufacture Reliance Jio Feature Phones
Intex to manufacture Reliance Jio Feature Phones

The company is planning to launch it in the second half of August. Reports had it that Jio's new 4G feature phone will be priced as low as Rs 500, a markdown from the Rs 1,000-Rs 1,500 range speculated earlier. In this situation, free mobile data plans, Jio provide free data under JioFiber broadband Services. The economy of scale is enough to bri...

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  • IBM is slipping after whiffing on revenue
IBM is slipping after whiffing on revenue

In Australia, cloud service providers that will work closely with the government are given an IRAP certification and so far IBM is the only provider in the country with a full set for both private and public cloud services. Two of the new data centers are in London, giving IBM a total of five data centers in the UK. "Bringing these pieces tog...

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  • Morgan Stanley's Earnings, Revenue Beat Expectations
Morgan Stanley's Earnings, Revenue Beat Expectations

Morgan Stanley reported a 2.1% decrease in trading revenue, the smallest decline reported by any big bank this quarter. "Our second quarter results demonstrated the resilience of our franchise in a subdued trading environment", James Gorman, chairman and CEO of Morgan Stanley , said in a statement.

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  • Tamil Nadu MLAs salary hiked to over Rs. 1 lakh per month
Tamil Nadu MLAs salary hiked to over Rs. 1 lakh per month

Chief minister K. Palaniswami told the state assembly announcing the measure. The pension for Tamil Nadu MLAs has also been raised from Rs 12,000 to Rs 20,000. Samajwadi Party MP Naresh Agarwal and Congress MP Anand Sharma also made a similar demand in Parliament on Wednesday with Sharma claiming that "Indian parliamentarians are the worst-paid i...

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  • Dollar catches breath after plunging on collapse of United States healthcare bill
Dollar catches breath after plunging on collapse of United States healthcare bill

Republican efforts to overhaul or repeal Obamacare collapsed in the US Senate on Tuesday, rattling financial markets and casting doubt on the chances of getting Trump's economic plans, such as tax reform and stimulus, through a divided Congress.

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  • Dominion Midstream Partners, LP (DM) Position Reduced by Proficio Capital Partners LLC
Dominion Midstream Partners, LP (DM) Position Reduced by Proficio Capital Partners LLC

Ativo Capital Management Llc acquired 16,013 shares as P T Telekomunikasi Indonesia S (TLK)'s stock rose 18.87%. About 38,610 shares traded. It is down 3.55% since July 18, 2016 and is uptrending. (NYSE:MMP) has "Neutral" rating given on Friday, February 3 by UBS. The stock has "Buy" rating by Ladenburg Thalmann on Monday, December 19. On Thursda...

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  • Trump Had Meeting With Putin White House Didn't Disclose
Trump Had Meeting With Putin White House Didn't Disclose

The pull-aside conversation is considered less formal than an official bilateral meeting, which Trump and Putin also shared at the summit. The White House said Trump went over to his wife and spoke with Putin near the dinner's end. Putin denied that his nation was behind any wrongdoing. The dinner at the G-20, held July 7-8, occurred hours af...

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  • End of 'rip-off' credit card charges as government announces crackdown
End of 'rip-off' credit card charges as government announces crackdown

The government is stamping down on companies that charge people who pay for goods and services with credit or debit cards unfair fees of up to 20 per cent. Barclay said small charges could really add up which means " shoppers across the country have that bit of extra cash to spend on the things that matter to them ".

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  • Trump Jr. attorney offers details about 8th person at meeting
Trump Jr. attorney offers details about 8th person at meeting

In the emails, Goldstone pointed to the Russian attorney as the source of potentially damaging information on Hillary Clinton as "part of Russia and its government's support for Mr. Veselnitskaya said in an interview with NBC News that she had no links to the Kremlin and never possessed any incriminating information about the Democratic pre...

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  • Durex owner Reckitt Benckiser offloads food business for £3.2bn
Durex owner Reckitt Benckiser offloads food business for £3.2bn

Health, hygiene and home products firm Reckitt Benckiser Group PLC said on Wednesday it has agreed to sell its Food business, including the French's, Frank's RedHot and Cattlemen's brands to U.S. He said: " This transaction marks another step towards transforming Reckitt Benckiser into a global leader in consumer health and hygiene, ensuring ...

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  • 'Ant-Man and the Wasp' Casts Walton Goggins
'Ant-Man and the Wasp' Casts Walton Goggins

As evidenced by the title, the new movie marks a big step up for Lilly's character Hope Van Dyne as she takes on the mantle of the Wasp alongside Scott Lang's Ant-Man. The second and final season of Vice Principals , the HBO comedy series that co-stars Goggins and Danny McBride , is set to premiere this September.

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  • Discovery and Scripps talk merger again
Discovery and Scripps talk merger again

Discovery Communications is worth about $15 billion, including its preferred stocks. Discovery took a look at Scripps back in late 2013, and analysts have long speculated that the company, whose networks include the Discovery Channel, might revisit the idea of a merger with the owner of the Travel Channel.

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  • Rio Tinto plc (RIO) Receives
Rio Tinto plc (RIO) Receives "Outperform" Rating from Macquarie

AlphaValue maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Thursday, August 13 report. Shares of Rio Tinto plc (LON:RIO) opened at 3409.50 on Thursday. Trust Investment Advisors now owns 61,025 shares of the mining company's stock worth $2,482,000 after buying an additional 450 shares during the last quarter.

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  • BHP Billiton plc's (LON:BLT) Equal weight Rating Reiterated at Barclays PLC
BHP Billiton plc's (LON:BLT) Equal weight Rating Reiterated at Barclays PLC

Shore Capital reiterated a not rated rating on shares of BHP Billiton plc in a research note on Tuesday, April 11th. Norges Bank bought a new stake in shares of BHP Billiton Limited during the fourth quarter worth approximately $18,675,000.

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