Sunday, 26 April 2015

North America

  • 2015 summer movies preview

    15:56 | 26/4/15
    Toledo Blade
    HBO's popular series about film star Vincent Chase (Adrian Grenier) and his crew of childhood pals jump to the big screen with some new twists including super agent Ari Gold (Jeremy Piven) now a Hollywood studio chief. Also starring Kevin Connolly ... more»
  • Catholics around the world can't afford 'luxury issues'

    15:56 | 26/4/15
    Crux: Covering all things Catholic
    Probably the best way to explain the delay is that it illustrates the dilemma that ensues when the broad significance of a case and its individual details aren't in perfect alignment. more»
  • Father John's benefit

    15:33 | 26/4/15
    New Jersey Herald
    SPARTA - The Roadside Panic Band, joined by Audrey Brady, will be doing a benefit performance for Father John's Animal House on Saturday, May 2, at the St. Moritz Grill and Bar, 9 White Deer Plaza, Sparta, starting at 9 p.m.. All band proceeds will be ... more»
North America Snapshot
Nasdaq Composite5,0965,1005,0815,092360.71%
S&P 5002,1132,1212,1132,11850.23%
DJ Industrial Average18,05618,10918,00918,080210.12%
VALUE LINE INDEX4,9194,9194,9034,90880.16%
TSX COMPOSITE INDEX15,40615,44015,36815,408160.10%
Russell 2000 Index1,2731,2731,2661,26840.31%
Latest News
  • Rosen makes strong first impression in UCLA's practice

    12:00 | 26/4/15
    Josh Rosen had to wait his turn in his first appearance at the Rose Bowl as a UCLA quarterback on Saturday. When the ... "I don't know if we have got the top corner in America or not, but we have got a really good group of corners," Mora said. NO BUMPS ... more»
  • Clinton Foundation May Have an Enron Problem

    11:48 | 26/4/15
    Amy Ridenour's National Center Blog (blog)
    The Little Rock Arkansas branch of BKD, the very branch the Clinton Foundation used for its audit and other accounting services, is currently being sued by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) for $17.5 million in connection with the ... more»
  • Free Tesla? Elon Musk's Twitter Account Gets Hacked

    11:02 | 26/4/15
    Yes, even one of the biggest CEOs in the world can have his Twitter Inc (NYSE: TWTR) account hacked. Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ: TSLA) Elon Musk appeared to have his account hacked around 6:45 p.m. more»
  • NC gets failing grade on financial scorecard

    09:56 | 26/4/15
    News & Observer (blog)
    As the national economy improves, the hope is that a rising tide will lift all boats. But in North Carolina, we are seeing too many of our neighbors sinking lower. more»
  • Missouri ponders medical marijuana — and the money to be made selling it

    09:45 | 26/4/15
    Kansas City Star
    Busch is director of BeLeaf Corp., which won a license in Missouri to grow cannabis to produce a low-THC oil extract for children with epilepsy after the legislature approved the highly limited practice last year. more»
  • The 4 Largest Markets for, Inc.

    09:22 | 26/4/15
    Motley Fool
    It is no secret that Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) is one of the largest online retailers in the world, with global e-commerce sales of $89 billion last year. more»
  • Canada's opt-in rules could change marketing as we know it

    09:00 | 26/4/15
    Now, the Canadian government has thrown another challenge into the mix: Canada's Anti-Spam Law, or CASL, presumed to be the strictest marketing regulation in North America. And they won't just affect Canadian companies. CASL fines can be as high as ... more»
  • DCF children get helping hand

    09:00 | 26/4/15
    Worcester Telegram
    Robin Cormier, DCF supervisor for the family resource unit, brings in bags with supplies for children placed in emergency foster care organized by Help For Our Community, a Fitchburg-based organization. (T&G Staff/CHRISTINE ... She said her group did a ... more»
  • Rutgers Day celebrates university life

    08:48 | 26/4/15
    Down the road, community groups such as Woman Aware - the agency authorized to handle Middlesex County domestic violence cases, the Intersect Fund - a microlender to underserved entrepreneurs, the New Brunswick Police Department's domestic ... more»
  • Swedish Orphan Said to Be Open to Sale Amid Boom in Drug Deals

    08:03 | 26/4/15
    The drugmaker, better known as Sobi, could attract interest from large companies including Pfizer Inc., which has an existing partnership with the Swedish firm, said the people. more»
  • Tevlin: Is a leader unbound a good thing or a bad thing?

    07:52 | 26/4/15
    Minneapolis Star Tribune
    Gov. Mark Dayton appeared at the old Star Tribune building on Friday to officiate the transfer of the newspaper's time capsule to the new digs, and I couldn't wait to see if the Old Campaigner would go off the rails. more»
  • Barrington Research Upgrades Merit Medical Systems to Outperform (MMSI)

    07:41 | 26/4/15
    Merit Medical Systems (NASDAQ:MMSI) traded up 6.96% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $20.58. 1,269,076 shares of the company's stock traded hands. Merit Medical Systems has a 1-year low of $11.41 and a 1-year high of $20.84. The stock has a ... more»
  • TowneBank, Roc Solid celebrate 2-year-old cancer survivor

    07:41 | 26/4/15
    The gift was donated through Roc Solid's Play it Forward program sponsored by TowneBank. Roc Solid, based in Chesapeake, initiates projects for kids with cancer and their families. more»
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