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EpiPen maker overcharged government for $1B, says watchdog

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The amount detailed by the Health and Human Services Department's inspector general is almost three times the amount that Mylan acknowledged in negotiations with the Justice Department , which sought a settlement a year ago amid congressional uproar over the Pennsylvania-based drugmaker's decision to hike the price of its twin-pack of EpiPens. Read More »

Suntrust Banks INC Has Boosted Holding in Coca Cola Co (KO)

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The Pekin Singer Strauss Asset Management holds 17,200 shares with $713,000 value, up from 8,950 last quarter. Concert Wealth Management Incorporated stated it has 0.05% in Kroger Co (NYSE:KR). The firm also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, July 25th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, June 15th will be issued a $0.37 dividend. Read More »

Italy backs Merkel call for stronger Europe in age of Trump

Merkel talked about developing cooperation with India and added: "That's of huge importance and in no way directed against any other relationships and certainly not against the trans-Atlantic ties, which have historically been very important for us and will remain so in future". Read More »

Company Share Focus for Altisource Residential Corporation (NYSE:RESI)

Morgan Stanley stated it has 178,756 shares or 0% of all its holdings. $142,380 worth of Altisource Residential Corp (NYSE:RESI) shares were bought by Ellison George G . 2 funds opened positions while 2 raised stakes. On Thursday, March 16 the stock rating was upgraded by Pacific Crest to "Overweight". D E Shaw Inc stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Altisource Residential Corp (NYSE:RESI). Read More »

(CMCSA) Short Interest Up 9.1% in May

RBC Capital Markets maintained Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ: CMCSA ) rating on Thursday, April 28. It has outperformed by 12.26% the S&P500. Among 5 analysts covering Semtech Corp ( NDAQ:SMTC ), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Sterling Mgmt Lc reported 0.01% of its portfolio in Mercury Systems Inc (NASDAQ:MRCY). Advisors Asset Management Inc. now owns 167,102 shares of the cable giant's stock valued at $11,086,000 after buying an additional 11,307 shares during the last quarter. Read More »

Alan Jackson to perform free concert for hockey fans

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The tiebreaker wasn't the end of the Penguins' quick start in the period. Scott Wilson followed up on Guentzel's go-ahead goal 3:03 later and Evgeni Malkin added his ninth of the playoffs (and NHL-leading 26th point) 15 seconds after that. Read More »

Glasgow cyclist stops for a chat with Jeremy Corbyn

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May refused from the start to take part in any head-to-head debate, and opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn had said he would not take part without her. The programme, moderated by Mishal Husain, will air on BBC between 19:30 and 21:00 BST. She continued: "You're holding your manifesto, you're flicking through it, you've got an ipad there, you've had a phone call while we're in here and you don't know how much it's going to cost". Read More »

Are Analysts Bullish Clarkson PLC (LON:CKN) After Last Week?

Among 3 analysts covering AdEPT Telecom PLC ( LON:ADT ), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Pfizer had 44 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. FinnCap maintained 7Digital Group PLC (LON:7DIG) on Monday, September 7 with "Corporate" rating. Clarkson PLC is a United Kingdom-based company, which provides integrated shipping services. Read More »

May's Conservatives dwarf rivals in election campaign donations

The optimistic tone of her remarks contrasted with her speech in Wolverhampton earlier in the week, which was peppered with warnings about Corbyn's leadership, including the claim that he would be "alone and naked in the negotiating chamber" when talks start in earnest just after the election . Read More »

Average US 30-year mortgage rate slips to 3.94 percent

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The best 20 year loans at the bank stand at 3.650% today yielding an April of 3.804%. The 5 year ARMs at Suntrust stand at 3.625% yielding an April of 3.9400%. 10 year loan interest rates have been quoted at 3.090% at the bank carrying an April of 3.369% today. Still, this level is higher than the same time in 2016, when the 30-year FRM averaged 3.66 percent. Read More »

Coal, solar stocks fall as U.S. set to ditch Paris climate deal

Senior US officials familiar with his plans, said the move could change until Trump makes his decision public. "Climate solutions provide opportunities that are unmatchable". Trump's decision may have been impacted by a letter from 22 Republican senators requesting that the president pull the United States out of the deal, although the president reportedly told confidants that he was already planning on leaving the deal. Read More »

Theresa May, pound both take a pounding

The London market had been buoyed earlier in the session by sterling's weakness after a YouGov poll pointed to a smaller Conservative lead and a hung parliament , with the Tories forecast to lose 20 seats. But if she does not handsomely beat the 12-seat majority Cameron won in 2015, her electoral gamble will have failed and her authority could be undermined just as she tries to deliver what she has told voters will be a successful Brexit . Read More »

Nokia Oyj (NOKIA) Given a €6.50 Price Target by JPMorgan Chase & Co

Zacks Investment Research lowered Nokia Oyj from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a research note on Tuesday, April 4th. The stock of Nokia Oyj (ADR) (NYSE: NOK ) has "Overweight" rating given on Thursday, February 18 by JP Morgan. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, May 23rd. Nokia Oyj's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is now -142.85%. TRADEMARK VIOLATION NOTICE: "Nokia Oyj (NOK) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by BMO Capital Markets" was originally reported by Transcript Daily and is the property ... Read More »

Stock Stepping Up to a Recent High: Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT)

Shares of Abbott Laboratories (NYSE ABT ) traded up 1.07% during trading on Wednesday, hitting $45.48. About 1.25 million shares traded. It has underperformed by 0.80% the S&P500. The firm has floated short ration of 1.05%, as compared to opinion indicator; Short Ratio was 2.80. A number of other large investors have also bought and sold shares of the company. Read More »

3i Group plc (III) Insider Acquires £25140 in Stock

Mercer Capital Advisers accumulated 5,914 shares. The stock of Kirkland's, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO). Kcg holds 251,531 shares or 0.19% of its portfolio. Moreover, Peloton Wealth Strategists has 0.37% invested in the company for 8,891 shares. The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Monday, December 12 by JP Morgan. HSBC Holdings plc restated a "buy" rating and set a GBX 425 ($5.49) price objective on shares of BT Group plc in a research note on Tuesday, February 7th. Read More »

Dell Technologies Inc (NYSE:DVMT), East West Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EWBC)

Cross Country Healthcare, Inc. Calpine Corporation (NYSE:CPN) has declined 5.37% since May 29, 2016 and is downtrending. In terms of Buy, Sell or Hold recommendations, East West Bancorp, Inc. Recently, In analysts report revealed to clients on Monday morning, Great Western Bancorp (NYSE:GWB) shares have had their Buy Rating reiterated by stock research analysts at KBW, who now has a $47.0000 TP on firm. Read More »

Opposition mocks May's absence from election debate

Corbyn had previously said he would not take part in any debate if the Tory leader refused to participate, but in a shock move during a rally in Reading on Thursday morning, Corbyn said he would join other party leaders in the Cambridge debate airing at 19:30 BST. Read More »

Trump pulling USA out of Paris climate deal

Trump had indicated on his worldwide trip last week that he was thinking he would honor his campaign promise to withdraw from the agreement , according to CNN . The European Union and China will throw their full weight behind the Paris climate accord at a summit on Friday, EU officials said, in a bid to fill the void if the USA quits the pact. Read More »

Is Baird Positive On Shares of Antero Midstream GP (AMGP)?

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Chickasaw Capital Management LLC increased its position in shares of Antero Midstream Partners by 1.0% in the first quarter. Fort Washington Investment Advisors Oh reported 161,000 shares. As per Tuesday, May 23, the company rating was maintained by Scotia Capital. Stifel Nicolaus initiated Antero Midstream GP LP (NYSE:AMGP) on Tuesday, May 30 with "Hold" rating. Read More »

Trump walks, Europe and China bond on climate

A White House official says President Donald Trump is expected to withdraw the United States from the. He added he would have "no choice" but to depart Trump's advisory councils if the U.S. The pact was the first legally binding global deal to fight climate change. It could even result in world leaders imposing punitive carbon taxes on US imports to their countries. Read More »

British Airways: Share price nose dives and compensation is about to soar

Passengers on flights operated by European airlines to and from countries in the EU are entitled to compensation of between €250 ($280) and €600 ($670) each, depending on the route. Some passengers said they had boarded flights but were then left stuck on the runway. Low-priced carrier Ryanair described the disruption as a "disaster" for BA and poked fun at the airline on Twitter . Read More »

Activist Probing Ivanka Shoe Supplier Detained In China

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President Donald Trump, and other Western brands. But China Labor Watch , which has conducted investigations at Chinese factories for 17 years, said this the first time that its investigators have been detained. As the Trump and Xi families gathered at Trump's Florida resort in April, China's government approved three new trademarks to sell Ivanka Trump-branded products in China, although Beijing insists it gave her no preferential treatment. Read More »

New UK Poll Sees Conservatives Drop, Labour Popular with Youth

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For example, if Labour finished on 40% and the Tories on 37%, this would translate into a hung parliament with the Tories the largest party but 35 seats short of a majority. Other projections suggested May would win soundly. Nevertheless it is rare for a polling company to produce a seats prediction and one rival pollster, Britain Thinks founder Deborah Mattinson, tweeted that YouGov had been "brave". Read More »

Activists investigating Ivanka brands in China arrested, missing

Deng Guilian, Hua's wife, told AFP her husband had planned to return to their home for a holiday earlier this week. On Tuesday afternoon, the Associated Press and other outlets reported that men associated with an investigation into First Daughter Ivanka Trump's shoe manufacturer in China have either been arrested or missing. Read More »

Moody's downgrade China's credit rating amid fears of slowing economic growth

The government has trimmed this year's growth target to around 6.5 per cent after it expanded 6.7 per cent last year, the slowest growth rate since 1990. As the growth of the old Western economies, particularly the USA and Europe, has slowed and the negative growth of Japan, once the world's second largest economy, has persisted, China has become the engine of the global economy. Read More »

UK May's Conservatives dwarf rivals in election campaign donations

The Labour Party which started its campaign being given the longest ever opposition odds of a General Election victory at 18/1, is now priced at 11/1 as polls indicate some form of comeback. With one week to go until voters go to the polls, the Tories hold a nine-point lead over Labour. Sterling plunged in the wake of a YouGov poll showing that Mrs May's once commanding lead had been wiped out and the Conservatives would fall short of the required seats for an overall majority. Read More »

Sterling weakens after new poll shows slim Tory lead

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But if she does not handsomely beat the 12-seat majority Cameron won in 2015, her electoral gamble will have failed and her authority could be undermined just as she tries to deliver what she has told voters will be a successful Brexit. But that plan could backfire - Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn has been successfully focusing his campaign on domestic policy rather than Brexit. Read More »

Next Weeks Broker Price Targets For Astrazeneca PLC (NYSE:AZN)

The firm earned "Underperform" rating on Thursday, September 3 by Credit Suisse. The rating was maintained by JP Morgan with "Neutral" on Friday, May 27. Therefore 29% are positive. Paypoint plc has a 1-year low of GBX 700.00 and a 1-year high of GBX 1,176.51. The firm now has a GBX 470.00 target price on the stock. Read More »

Feds Come to Aid of Softwood Industry

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The gloomy forecast comes after the Canada industry a year ago enjoyed its strongest performance since the USA housing collapse in 2006, as exports grew 13.5 per cent to reach $13.2 billion. USA producers say, under their system, the cost of timber rights on private land is more expensive than the Canadian "stumpage" fees paid by forestry companies to cut trees down on provincially owned property. Read More »

UK PM May's Conservatives See Poll Lead Narrow Again

When the prime minister called the snap general election on April 18, some polls showed the government was ahead by 20 points, with the prime minister able to boast record-breaking levels of popularity. "Furthermore, it would not take a slight fall in Labour's share and a slight increase in the Conservatives' to see Theresa May returning to No 10 with a healthy majority". Read More »

Apple Siri Speaker Release Not Expected Next Week

Amazon's Echo and Google's Home have created a new market for voice recognition AI assistants that are designed for the house. Inc is now the dominant player in this segment by far. This will allow the smart speaker to adequately adjust the sound level when being used. Expect Apple's HomeKit system to be deeply involved there. Apple also could include more RAM to further boost app performance. Read More »

Jeremy Corbyn agrees to take part in live televised debate

The Labour leader replied: "Well, I'm afraid I can't really answer that". "If you don't like what a reporter says or asks me, or anybody else, understand the question they're asking, we will all do our best to answer those questions, but under no circumstances whatsoever should anyone throw personal abuse at anyone else because they are doing the job that they have been employed to do and I will not tolerate it under any circumstances". Read More »

Are Insiders Selling Their Positions in Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT)?

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Hotchkis & Wiley Cap Mgmt Limited Liability Corp reported 2.74M shares stake. Silvercrest Asset Group Incorporated Ltd Llc holds 0.02% in Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE: WMT ) or 22,420 shares. The stock was sold at an average price of $70.54, for a total transaction of $320,418,144.94. Chojnowski David sold $408,070 worth of stock. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Read More »