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Investors treat Warren Buffett like a celebrity

Investors treat Warren Buffett like a celebrity

Investors and market gurus always look forward to pick some words of wisdom from Warren Buffett, the Oracle of Omaha, when he delivers his annual address at the AGM of Berkshire Hathaway. "The main pr...

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Perdue makes changes to school lunches

Secretary Perdue said his intent is to give schools more discretion, more choices on the premise to encourage children to eat at school. " School Nutrition Association is appreciative of Secretar...

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Verratti scores controversial goal as PSG thumps Bastia 5-0

Verratti scores controversial goal as PSG thumps Bastia 5-0

Unai Emery's side scored two goals in the space of three minutes, firstly through Lucas Moura before Marco Verratti's controversial long-range effort extended their lead. "It's hard", he said. "He w...

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North Korea accuses Central Intelligence Agency of 'bio-chemical' plot against leadership

In the paranoid universe of North Korea, the feverish accusations it makes against its sworn enemies bear a creepy resemblance to its own misdeeds. That attack, using the chemical war agent VX, was wi...

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Trump expects Senate to change House-passed health bill

Trump expects Senate to change House-passed health bill

Its 10-year, $880 billion reduction in Medicaid funding would roll back the expansion of Medicaid in many states and end or limit the coverage used by many poor people, seniors and disabled chil...

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Dollar rallies after Fed signals June rate hike likely

On Friday, the government estimated that the economy, as gauged by the gross domestic product, grew at a tepid 0.7 percent annual rate last quarter. Overall economic growth is expected to pick up th...

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Always Dreaming wins Kentucky Derby on sloppy track

Always Dreaming paid $11.40, $7.20 and $5.80. He got his first win on January 25, the latest first victory for a Derby victor since 1933. The 49-year-old watched his 1-for-45 record, a mark that ...

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Which Analysts Are Watching TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:AMTD)?

Which Analysts Are Watching TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:AMTD)?

After $0.40 actual EPS reported by TD Ameritrade Holding Corp . for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 2.50% EPS growth. The stock appeared -8.71% below its 52-week highs and is down -1....

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Spirit Realty Capital, Inc (SRC) Downgraded by Sandler O'Neill to Hold

Spirit Realty Capital, Inc (SRC) Downgraded by Sandler O'Neill to Hold

They expect $2.55 EPS, up 189.77% or $1.67 from last year's $0.88 per share. Bank of America downgraded the stock to "Neutral" rating in Monday, September 14 report. It has a return on equity (ROE) of...

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Small businesses in Abilene recognized at awards luncheon

Small businesses in Abilene recognized at awards luncheon

Every year annually since 1963, the President of the United States announces National Small Business Week, which recognizes America's small business owners and entrepreneurs. "It's more hard for sma...

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All aboard: Luxury Japanese train has bath and fireplace

All aboard: Luxury Japanese train has bath and fireplace

Those aboard can enjoy fine dining and live music. In 2013, Kyushu Railway unveiled its "Seven Stars" service with a piano and a bar, top-end dining and luxury suites, while West Japan Railway will ...

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Trump's H1-B fallout: Infosys to hire 10000 U.S. techies

Trump's H1-B fallout: Infosys to hire 10000 U.S. techies

Large consulting firms based out of India were the leading employers of H-1B visa holders for the last three years. Explaining the move, Infosys CEO Vishal Sikka said it is purely a business decis...

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Buffett Says Trump's Tax Proposal Won't Change Berkshire

Buffett Says Trump's Tax Proposal Won't Change Berkshire

Saturday's votes were expected because Buffett, who controls 32.7 percent of Berkshire's voting power, opposed the proposals, and Berkshire's board also recommended votes against them. Buffett said th...

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An epochal political upheaval for France

An epochal political upheaval for France

Neither will have a major parliamentary party behind his or her programme. If the most important political divide, in France as nearly everywhere else, was once over the size of the state, the new p...

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We Will Renegotiate NAFTA

We Will Renegotiate NAFTA

As US president Donald Trump nears his 100th day in office on Saturday, the White House confirmed it was not after all pulling out of the North American Free Trade Agreement (Nafta), a key campaign pl...

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French presidential candidates trade barbs ahead of Sunday's crucial vote

The French would take a "business as usual attitude" as a "betrayal" he warned. During her rally speech, the anti-EU candidate accused the bloc of forcing France to give up its sovereignty on immigr...

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US Congress grills airlines over passenger grievances

US Congress grills airlines over passenger grievances

And finally, the airline's employees did not have the authority to do what was right and "use their common sense", Munoz said. They said passengers are at the mercy of the airlines. "I think the airli...

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European Union responds to first round of French election votes

European Union responds to first round of French election votes

They will be able to take part in the second round on May 6, a day ahead of the official vote in France which will determine the country's next president. According to the poll , a majority of Fren...

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Buffett says Wells Fargo made one mistake that 'dwarfs' all others

The annual meeting was livestreamed by Yahoo for only the second time in history. Berkshire surprised many investors with its investment in the four largest USA airlines, but there's one compariso...

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Thousands of people fill arena to hear from Warren Buffett

Buffett controls about 500 million shares of Wells Fargo, primarily through Berkshire. Buffett, one of IBM's biggest shareholders, told CNBC he had divested shares in the first and second quarter....

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