Nadita File – 10/09/2014 Post VBrought From Dinar Daily
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Fighting ISIS : Bumper64 reported US led coalition pounded ISIS positions in Syrian border town of Kobani.
Activists say despite airstrikes, ISIS now controls a third of Kobani. US, NATO officials in Turkey today for talks on more involvement in fight against ISIS. Militants staging assault on Syrian border town of Kobani.
Ebola Outbreak : Thriver wonders if it’s enough effort for US to expand airport screening of travelers from West Africa.
The screening will include laser thermometer check and CDC questionnaire on Saturday at New York’s JFK international airport. It will roll out next week at WA’s Dulles International Airport, NJ’s Newark Liberty International, Chicago’s O’Hare and Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport.
ReinMan reported Airplane cabin cleaners on strike at NY’s LaGuardia Airport. Striking over health and safety issues, including lack of protection against Ebola.
House GOP agrees to give total $750M for Pentagon for Ebola plan. Top GOP armed services member Inhofe holding out, requires his approval too.
Hospitals in Dallas have set up Ebola isolation wards and revamped procedures. Officials waiting to see if virus spreads following 1st case diagnosed on US soil.
Boosterbglee heard Gen. John Kelly says if Ebola reaches west, it will rage for some period of time. If Ebola in Haiti and Central America expect mass migration to US. Head of US southern command says no way Ebola will be confined to West Africa only.
Genx4me heard two doctors in Spain who treated nurse diagnosed with Ebola admitted to Madrid hospital for precautionary observation. Six patients now being monitored.
Condition of Spanish nurse diagnosed with Ebola worsens. Government says she didn’t follow infection protocols, 4 others put into isolation as precaution.
Captl1 is going to attend meeting with leaders of three Ebola stricken West African nations are meeting with heads of UN, IMF, WB. Discussing what help they need to fight outbreak.
Other News : Officials in Yemen say death toll near 70 in two suicide bombings. 47 of those were killed in capital of Sanaa, 20 soldiers killed near southern city.
RWSutton can’t believe what he heard, off duty officer shot 18 year old man who opened fire during chase in south St. Louis Wednesday. The man fired three rounds, the officer fired 17 shots.
Lawmakers investigating the Secret Service consider moving agency out of Homeland Security. Secret Service was part of Treasury Dept. until 9/11.
Chess can’t believe what he hears – bee attack! one landscaper is dead, another ctritically injured, after the men were stung by swarming bees in Arizona. Thousands of bees in the swarm.
Umbertino reported police investigating burglary at the Yogi Berra Museum in NJ. Museum has priceless memorabilia, including World Series rings, MVP trophies.
Lego says it will not renew a deal allowing Shell to hand out Lego sets at gas stations in some 30 countries. Follows viral campaign protesting Arctic drilling.
Eburt reported IMF Chief Lagarde says economic growth is mediocre, but it is recovery. ECB has done a masterful job at trying to boost economy. IMF is mobilizing resources to fight Ebola. Costs to fight Ebola will impact growth.
The bull slipped 335 points on slippery slope. Stocks wiped out all of Wednesday’s big gains. Energy, materials lag. Global growth worries, earnings, econ data in focus.
Gold closed at $1,222, silver at $17.29, copper at $3.02.
Crude oil falls below $86 for first time since April 2013, closed at $83.92. Saudi Arabia preferred lowering the price than reduce oil production. We are seeing gasoline price below $3 in several states.
Calkid11 got a copy of the letter Carl Icahn sent to Apple CEO Tim Cook says Apple stock massively undervalued. Icahn asks Cook to accelerate share buybacks. He says Apple should be trading at $203 now.
iPhone will take premium market share, allow for repurchases as much as $100B in stock. Icahn says making letter public more effective in getting desired response. Icahn reiterates he is not presuming to tell Apple what to do about strategy. Tim Cook agrees with Icahn that Apple stock is undervalued.
Apple delays plans for larger screen tablet due to overwhelming demand for new iPhones. Apple also raised to outperform from perform with $115 price target at Oppenheimer.
Okane heard Microsoft refutes report it’s cancelling Surface Pro 3 product line on weak sales. BMO starts coverage of Microsoft with a market perform rating and $48 price target.
Barclays cuts price target on Apache (APA) to $113 from $130, overweight rating. Lakeland Ind (LAKE) soared today closing at $17.72, gained 52.5% . Alpha Pro Tech, maker of disposal protector suit also rallied today, gaining 27.7%, closed at $4.84.
At least 13 financial firms targeted in cyber attacks that hit JPMorgan. Citigroup, ETrade, Regions, HSBC, ADP saw intrusion attempts. Fidelity Investments hit by hackers, but no data stolen. Pres. Obama received periodic briefings on cyber attacks this summer.
Former Treasury Secy Tim Geithner back on the stand again on AIG bailout trial. Former Fed. Chair Ben Bernanke scheduled to testify later today. NY AG says Citigroup unit to return $16M in overcharged fees to consumers.
Amazon.com to open first store in New York City on 34th Street, just in time for the holidays. Google asking Supreme Court to decide its copyright battle with Oracle over java.
Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel says ads are coming soon to messaging app. Will appear in Snapchat stories, won’t be targeted to user’s tastes. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckenberg says facebook has no near term plan to monetize WhatsApp.
IPO Buzz : USD Partners (USDP) opens for trading, priced 9.1M shares at $17. Veritex Holdings (VBTX) begins trading priced 2.7M shares at $13. HubSpot (HUBS) opens for trading, priced 5M shares at $25.
MOL Global (MOLG) opens for trading, priced 13.5M shares at $12.50, low end of range. OM Asset Management opens for trading, priced 22M shares at $14.
Dave & Buster’s (PLAY) to begin trading Friday. Will offer 5.88M shares at $16-$18.
From Dinar Land : Vietnam1969 reported Salaheddin security forces say that armed forces assisted by volunteers are on the verge to launch a major attack to liberate Tikrit.
A security force remained anonymous said ISIL has recently acquired sophisticated anti aircraft missile systems including Strella missiles. These weapons were observed in Anbar and Salaheddin provinces.
Two Iraqi helicopters were downed this week. These air defense systems are feared to be the reason which gives US more targets especially after it used its apache attack helicopters recently.
Rayzur reported live from the border, Kobani is gradually being gobbled up by ISIL at least one third of the city, despite airstrikes by US led coalition. If the city falls in the hands of ISIL, expect massacre.
Kobani is just a few miles away from Turkish borders and can be clearly seen from the Turkish side where tens of tanks have gathered and just sitting there doing nothing.
The Kurds said they are being let down by the world and especially Turkey. Analysts say Turkey has its reasons : 1) Turkish government considers Kurds as their enemies, 2) Turkey wants to topple Assad regime.
Even though they are fighting the same enemy – ISIL. Turkey is not willing to help his enemy’s enemy.
Many countries including US are also getting frustrated of Turkey’s inaction and their desire to create a buffer and no fly zone in Syria’s border which will need Syrian government’s approval.
The head of KRG, Barzani asked Stephen Legg to provide more military aid for Kurdish peshmerga forces and heavy weapons including helicopters to counter ISIL.
Uneek is happy to hear Kurdistan oil tanker finally unloaded its oil after sitting for 3 months off the coast of Morrocco. Basra ports authority announced the arrival of six container and general cargo ships to southern ports. HCL done…?
A-J516 heard members of parliament said committees are poised to hold very important meetings starting next week to pass important laws. The security situation has delayed crucial meetings and passing of laws since June but now it’s time for Iraq to shine. Iraq’s wealth in manpower and natural resources must be put to good use again.
From Rumor Land : Millionday thinks we may have a government on October 14th.
Frank26 says Iraq to discuss how to present the budget and full GOI to us.
Exogen says it’s envitable.
Tman23 thinks first reading of budget is on October 14th.
Blaino still hears it could develop in the next week.
Poppy3 was told the progress report will be announced tomorrow at the mosques.
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