Updated 3:49 pm CDT, Tuesday, May 7, 2019 HOUSTON (AP) _ Oasis Petroleum Inc. (OAS) on Tuesday reported a first-quarter loss of $114.9 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. On a per-share basis, the Houston-based company said it had a loss of 37 cents. Losses, adjusted for non-recurring costs, were 2 cents per share. The results missed Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of 13 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 4 cents per share. The oil and gas exploration and production company posted revenue of $575.7 million in the period, which beat Street forecasts. Ten analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $459.2 million. Oasis shares have decreased slightly more than 2% since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Tuesday, shares hit $5.40, a drop of 52% in the last 12 months. _____ This story was generated by Automated Insights (http://automatedinsights.com/ap) using data from Zacks … [Read more...] about Oasis: 1Q Earnings Snapshot
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PUBLISHED: 14:00 10 February 2019 Jon King The East Ham Working Men's Club Archant For 130 years it’s been a bolthole for its loyal members many of whom would meet for a beer before West Ham United played just across the road. Bobby Moore by an unknown photographer, 1962 Picture:National Portrait Gallery LondonEast Ham Working Men’s Social Club is just a stone’s throw away from the Hammers’ old ground in Boleyn Road.After the Premier League club moved to its new London Stadium home, the club remained while scores of cranes rose up around it as the developers moved in.This East Ham oasis has been a constant in a borough which has seen many changes. Reminiscing about the old days, Peter Bell, the club’s secretary, said: “Match days were crazy. You wouldn’t be able to see a bit of carpet in here it was that busy.“There was a fantastic, brilliant atmosphere. It was a day you looked forward to. No one just went to … [Read more...] about ‘People treasure their membership’: East Ham Working Men’s Club secretary shares a few memories of an East End oasis
A BRITISH “Wolf of Wall Street” gang are conning UK pensioners out of millions of pounds by swiping their details from companies such as Sainsbury’s before pressuring them to invest in bogus artwork. The shameless con artists use a cynical "scam Bible" filled with tips like "be their friend" and "make up" stories to force unsuspecting pensioners to hand over cash. The vile con artists then splash the ill-gotten gains on cocaine and champagne parties from their base in Morocco. The Sun Online can reveal victims, most of whom are old and vulnerable, are targeted through legally-available shareholder data from major UK companies. Con artists ring up victims to discuss their current UK company investment, before offering the chance to invest in the art – which the fraudsters claim will only grow in value. In reality once the victim has agreed to the deal they are relentlessly bullied into handing over several thousand pounds for which they get a Dali or Picasso … [Read more...] about Brit Wolf of Wall Street gang using ‘scam Bible’ to trick Brit OAPs out of millions before splashing it on ‘cocaine and booze-fuelled parties’
By The Washington Post | PUBLISHED: November 21, 2018 at 6:01 pm | UPDATED: November 21, 2018 at 6:01 pm By Thomas Heath and Damian Paletta | Washington Post WASHINGTON – The swift and steep drop in oil prices has been the talk of Wall Street for several weeks and is good news for 30 million American travelers as they head into a busy Thanksgiving holiday. But the dramatic decline cuts both ways, with several energy firms big and small seeing their stock prices fall even as President Donald Trump cheers the lowest oil prices in more than a year. On Wednesday morning, the president tweeted: “Oil prices getting lower. Great! Like a big Tax Cut for America and the World. Enjoy! $54, was just $82. Thank you to Saudi Arabia, but let’s go lower!” “He’s a piece of work,” said Nancy Tengler, chief investment officer at Heartland Financial. “It’s all supply, that is the issue. The U.S. is producing 11.5 million barrels a day. We are … [Read more...] about Trump thanks Saudi Arabia for cheap gas
Vanessa Trump spoke to Axios about her experience of receiving an envelope of white powder intended for her now-estranged husband Donald Trump Jr.The powder turned out to be not harmful.She said the experience was terrifying, and she was afraid she wouldn't see her children again.Vanessa compared the experience to this week's serial attempted bombings of President Donald Trump's critics, condemning them.Vanessa Trump spoke out on Friday about her experience receiving an envelope filled with a mysterious white powder in Februaryintended for her now-estranged husband, Donald Trump Jr.The powder turned out not to be harmful, but she was rushed to the hospital and put on anti-infection medication for two weeks."I was rushed to the hospital, evaluated and put on Cipro for the longest two weeks of my life," Vanessa told Axios in a statement. "While they worked to identify whether the white powder was deadly, I spent the entire time thinking about the horrifying … [Read more...] about Vanessa Trump opens up about getting an envelope of mysterious white powder intended for Trump Jr.