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The Dow Jones Tops 23000 for the First Time

The S&P 500 gained 1.72 points, or 0.07 per cent, to 2,559.36 and the Nasdaq Composite dropped 0.35 points, or 0.01 per cent, to 6,623.66. Strong earnings from Johnson & Johnson and UnitedHealth Group helped push the benchmark index over the top.



Callista Gingrich confirmed as US Ambassador to the Vatican

Callista Gingrich is the president of both Gingrich Productions in Arlington, Va. and the charitable non-profit Gingrich Foundation, and is a former Congressional aide. The pair began dating when Mr. Gingrich was still married to his previous wife. In 2010, the couple's film company, Gingrich Productions ( http://www.gingrichproductions.com ), made a documentary about Pope John Paul II.


Essential sued by Keyssa

Essential sued by Keyssa

At some point, the relationship fell through, and Essential opted to use a chip from a competitor ( SiBEAM ). The Essential PH-1 would have been its big debut in a sense. Had things not fallen through, Keyssa would have been responsible for equipping the phones with a small microchip that enables low-frequency data transfers to using crowded Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connections.


Oil prices climb on conflict in Iraq

Oil prices climb on conflict in Iraq

The crude oil prices were also supported by worries over renewed US sanctions against Iran as on Friday, President Donald Trump refused to certify to Congress that Tehran is complying with the 2015 Iran nuclear agreement. Traders said that belief that Japan's ruling party bloc will win the general election later this month continued to underpin market sentiment, and a weaker yen raised hopes that Japanese companies will report strong earnings.


Ryanair rehires former flight operations director in wake of cancellations row

Ryanair rehires former flight operations director in wake of cancellations row

Malaysia Airlines Berhad CEO and group managing director Peter Bellew will leave his post in December to rejoin Ryanair as COO. In a statement today, Ryanair said Bellew's appointment will take effect on Dec 1. Malaysia Airlines, which under Bellew's stewardship just announced a plan to buy Boeing aircraft worth 10 billion US dollars during Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak's visit to the United States , maintained that the turnaround of the group remains on track and on schedule, as per ...



Schlumberger NV (NYSE:SLB) reported Market Capitalization of 92.65 Billion

Shares of SLB have uptrended 0.94% in the past three months, while the S&P 500 has moved -3.22% in that time. About 400,386 shares traded. It has underperformed by 15.67% the S&P500. and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a research report on Friday, October 6th. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Tuesday, February 9 by Needham. BMO Capital Markets downgraded the stock to "Market Perform" rating in Wednesday, October 11 report.