Wildfires destroy several homes in New Zealand’s Christchurch, leaving some residents left with only the clothes they are wearing. Rough cut (no reporter narration).
Residents in the southeastern province of Hakkari become trapped as an avalanche engulfs their village. Rough cut (no reporter narration).
A Colorado judge says there’s enough evidence for James Holmes to face trial on charges that allege he killed 12 people and injured 70 others in a movie theater last summer.
Hertz (HTZ) was downgraded by Morgan Stanley (MS) to underweight from overweight with a price target of $18, due to increased used car pricing. Shares are lower by about half of one percent.
American International Group (AIG) was downgraded by Wells Fargo (WFC) to market perform from outperform due to a lack of catalysts in the near term to drive the stock price higher. Shares are lower by about one tenth of a percent.
The markets were higher today despite a light day of trading as investors are looking ahead to more earnings reports next week. The number of Americans filing first time unemployment benefits ticked up slightly, rising 4,000 to a seasonally adjusted 371,000 according to the Labor Department.
The Labor Department announced on Thursday first-time jobless benefits claims rose by 4,000 this week to 371,000 claims. The four-week rolling average for the week was 365,750, an increase of 6,750 last week’s revised average of 359,000.
The Greenbrier Companies (GBX) had its price target increased by Jefferies (JEF) to $17, as the backlog has increased despite the weak environment. A hold rating was issued.
Gov. Bobby Jindal declared a statewide emergency Thursday after storms rolled across Louisiana, dumping huge amounts of rain and flooding some areas.
We take a close look at Dell’s refreshed 2013 lineup, including the Inspiron R, XPS 13 and Latitude Essentials 10 tablet.http://www.digitaltrends.com/ces-videos/dell-shows-off-refreshed-2013-lineup/