Nadita File – 09/19/2014 -- Post Brought From Dinar Daily
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Fighting ISIS : Chess reported Pres. Obama praised Senate passage of plan to train and arm Syria rebels to fight ISIS. Measure attached to government spending bill. Army Chief of Staff says it will be increasingly hard to make precision strikes against ISIS hiding among Iraqi population. Killing civilians will be worst mistake we could make.
Hundreds of muslims in Sydney suburb protesting police raids authorities say thwarted an ISIS plot. Police says ISIS planned to carry out and videotape randowm beheadings.
Other News : Kenshin7 takes a deep breath to hear Scotland votes to remain part of UK. Unprecendented 85% turnout. Scots voted 55% to 45% to remain part of the UK.
Yemen says foreign airlines have halted flights into capital of Sanaa. That’s due to heavy fighting between Shiite rebels and Sunni militias. Iran and 6 world powers holding more talks today. Trying to work out deal on Iran’s nuclear program. They appear no closer to a deal.
Rockfl9 heard First shipment of increased American military aid to help fight Ebola epidemic landed in Liberia. More supplies and personnel to follow.
Littlesam feels bad to hear authorities in Bell, FL say a man killed six grandchildren, his daughter and himself. Identified as Don Spirit, had served time on a gun charge.
San Diego’s school district to return military surplus vehicle after negative reaction. Had intended to use MRAP as rescue vehicle.
California officials say huge wildfire that’s scorched 114 sq miles was started by man with a long criminal history. Calkid11 shakes his head in disbelief of what Wayne Huntsman did. He is set for arraignment today.
The bull climbed 14 points on the slippery slope. Gold closed at $1,217, silver at $17.81, copper at $3.09. Crude oil closed at $92.45
Alibaba (BABA) is the talk of the day! Alibaba shares traded as high as $99.70 after IPO at $68. The stock gained 38%, closed at $93.89. Alibaba traded 100M shares within the first 10 minutes, topping Walmart’s market cap. Overallotment will be exercised over the next 30 days.
Alibaba market cap will be about the size of BOA. It would be bigger than e-commerce rivals like eBay and Amazon. Annual active buyers : 279M, Annual orders : $14.5B, Q2 Revenue : $2.54B, Employees : nearly 27,000.
Roughly 10% of Alibaba stock went to retail, friends of execs. Bookrunners for the IPO : Citi, Credit Suisse, Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan, Morgan Stanley, Deutsche Bank.
Uneek wonder what Yahoo is going to do with the proceed of Alibaba. Yahoo is expected to get $8.3B cash infusion from selling part of its stake in Alibaba.
Genx4me is glad she is not one of the card members shopping at Home Depot in April. Home Depot says malware threat linked to data breach eliminated. May have affected 56M cards.
Apple is upgraded to buy at Cowen with price target $110. Apple begins selling its iPhone 6 and Iphone 6+ in stores today, after record pre-orders. iPhone 6 uses Qualcomm 4G LTE modem, chips from Avago (AVGO) and Skyworks (SWKS). If you are lucky today, you would have been greeted by Tim Cook at San Alto, CA store.
EagleEye is eyeing Fireeye (FEYE) reiterated as overweight at Piper Jaffray, price target $40.
Galaxy or iPhone 6? Boosterbglee can’t decide what she wants. Samsung says wireless carriers will start taking orders today for its Galaxy Note 4 smartphone. Its screen is slightly larger than Apple’s iPhone 6+.
European Commission approves Gilead’s (GILD) drug Zydelig to treat two incurable blood cancers. France’s Vivendi seals deal to sell its Brazilian broadband business to Spain’s Telefonica. Price tag is $9.3B.
From Dinar Land : Captl1 reported France conducted its first airstrike against ISIS today. French jets destroyed an ISIS logistics depot in northeastern Iraq. France says other operations will follow in the coming days.
France is the first foreign country to add military muscle to US airstrikes against ISIS. Pres. Hollande said France will participate in the fight against ISIL in Iraq but will not bomb targets in Syria where ISIL headquarter is. Observers predict that Britain will follow suit after Scotland ordeal.
A-J516 heard security forces at Beiji Refinery foiled another attack by ISIL, destroying two of ISIL’s vehicles and sending 5 worker bees to their heaven.
The Spokeman of the joint forces, Saad Maan said the attack killed 24 and injuring 90 civilians. Ministry of Justice warned that this attack was to free terrorists from prison and ordered increased security there as ISIL is planning to storm the prison.
Religious authority warned against making the foreign military assistance a gateway for Iraqi security forces and the volunteers, joining them loose their focus on being the first and foremost combat team in fighting ISIL.
Top Cleric Abdul Mahdi al-Karbalani said Iraq must remain independent, united, and focus on regaining all territories from ISIL occupation. Sunni and Shiite religious leaders urged Iraqis to remain united and put the country’s best interest before their personal agenda.
ISIL terrorists have vacated many of its positions and abandoned their tanks and armored vehicles in oil rich Deir al-Zour province in anticipation of US airstrikes.
The terroristsl mingle with civilians which make it difficult for airstrikes to hit target without hurting civilians, which ISIL may use as propaganda against US airstrikes as killing the muslim randomly.
US Commanders said this will not deter them to bomb terrorists as gymrat76541 is the best person to conduct the airstrikes with the technology exists to pinpoint selected targets.
Japan’s FM said Japan offered Iraq millions of dollars in humanitarian assistance aimed at helping displaced people. Japan’s investments in Iraq is to renovate and build the whole Iraqi shoreline at the tip of the gulf.
Ministry of Public Works said they will continue to work in repairing and rebuilding the roads, bridges and overpasses in Baghdad. There is no lack of funds but security is the issue at times to prevent crews to work.
PM Abadi arrived in Sulaimaniyah Province for a crucial and important meeting with former KRG president Talabani. Abadi is facing challenges to unify Iraq and please every sector and political bloc. His spokesman said Abadi will work tirelessly to bring Sunnis, Kurds, and Shiites to fight against ISIL and regain occupied areas, cities, and towns.
A spokesman for PM Abadi said GOI and KRG are about to enter into the most comprehensive talks to resolve all major issues especially about the oil exportation from Kurdistan region.
The goal is to keep the country united and provide the region with its financial needs. Similar talks with Sunni leaders are to follow where Sunnis will gain more decision making in their internal affairs and sharing the wealth which will weaken the ISIL grip especially in Anbar, Nineveh, and Diyala provinces.
This is what the new government is planning to achieve in spite of objections of some powerful Shiite parties and blocs.
From Rumor Land : Aggiedad77 says 2014 budget will reach parliament on the 10/10, but he thinks it will be sooner than later. Pepperoni on pizza says Iraq does nothing fast despite the outcries from everyone in the media to do so.
Tman23 says another article proving the government is not seated as the Kurds have not yet agreed to participate. Poppy3 says he wants to see all banking laws passed and implemented.