Comparing Synovus Financial (SNV) & SmartFinancial (SMBK)

Synovus Financial (NYSE:SNV) and SmartFinancial (NASDAQ:SMBK) are both finance companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, earnings, valuation and institutional ownership. Analyst Recommendations Get Synovus Financial alerts: This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for Synovus …

Steven Adams adopts the 'ghostshake' after Kyle Lowry solo handshake goes viral

Elaborate handshakes have become a staple in pre-game routines throughout the NBA. They vary dramatically, depending heavily on the creativity of the players performing them, but up until this season there’s always been one constant: it takes two to tango, or in this case, it takes two people to execute a handshake. NBA players are …

Explosive device found near George Soros' home, authorities say

An object that appeared to be an explosive device was found in a mailbox at the  home of George Soros, the billionaire philanthropist who has donated heavily to liberal causes and is a frequent target of unfounded right-wing conspiracy theories. The Bedford Police Department said it responded to the address in the New York hamlet …

iPhone promotional offers help Verizon beat phone subscriber estimates

By Sheila Dang and Akanksha Rana (Reuters) – Verizon Communications Inc on Tuesday beat Wall Street estimates for profit and net new phone subscribers, helped by the popularity of its promotional offers subsidizing Apple Inc’s latest iPhones. The largest U.S. wireless carrier knocked up to $750 off the price of some of Apple’s new phones, …

Suspected gunman found dead after U. student slain on campus; Tuesday classes

SALT LAKE CITY — A woman was shot and killed on the University of Utah’s campus Monday night, prompting a lockdown and sending police searching for the suspected shooter until he was found dead hours later. Police were looking for 37-year-old Melvin Rowland, sending out alerts after receiving reports of the shooting around 9 p.m. …

Rosie O' Donnell Confirms Engagement to Elizabeth Rooney

Rosie O’Donnell is ready to tie the knot! The actress is engaged to her girlfriend, Elizabeth Rooney, O’Donnell’s rep confirms to ET. The pair went public with their relationship in November 2017, but have been managing a long-distance relationship over the past year, as Rooney lives in Boston and O’Donnell resides in New York City. …