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Wall St stops stocks' bleeding, for now; gold, yen tick up

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Oil prices were headed higher. North Korea's threats against Guam have clearly got a backbone and we have heard quite specific timelines. The dollar index, which tracks the greenback against six rival currencies, edged higher after Dudley's comments and was up 0.03 percent to 93.577. Read More »

Merck And Under Armour CEOs Resign From Trump's American Manufacturing Council

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This move comes after President Trump's reaction to the disastrous and horrific events in Charlottesville , VA, where White Nationalists engaged in risky protests with lethal results. Before he even denounced the white nationalists who descended on Charlottesville , Trump attacked Frazier with an early morning tweet. Instead, he offered a generic, mostly meaningless statement about how sports promote equality. Read More »

Kasen Williams dazzles in preseason opener, makes case for roster spot

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Rivers conducted an impressive opening drive where he hit five of his six targets and connected with Gates for the LA Chargers' first touchdown since moving north about 115 miles. The soon-to-be 24-year-old Boykin looked like the probable number two quarterback against the Chargers tonight. The seventh-round pick out of Oklahoma State has been impressing teammates and fans alike in training camp, and seeing him push two touchdowns across only adds to his resume. Read More »

Oil prices slip on Chinese demand concerns, rising U.S. activity

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In May this year, OPEC producers and 11 participating non-OPEC countries including Russian Federation formally ratified the agreement first drafted last November to cut supplies by 1.76 million barrels per day for an extension. Improved supply from Nigeria , Libya and shale drillers, have helped led the IEA projecting cuts by as much as 800,000 bpd required by the group this quarter to keep prices slightly above gloomy territory. Read More »

Confidence returns to markets as North Korea tensions ease

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After a week of market jitters from escalating rhetoric between the nuclear-armed nations, investors were emboldened after South Korea's president said resolving North Korea's nuclear ambitions must be done peacefully and US officials played down the risk of an imminent war. Read More »

IShares MSCI Taiwan Index

ADX is used to gauge trend strength but not trend direction. The Fund seeks to provide investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of publicly traded securities in the European Monetary Union (EMU) markets, as measured by the MSCI EMU Index (the Index). Read More »

Stocks down, gold up after North Korea threat

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The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 135.39 points, or 0.62 percent, to 21,993.71, the S&P 500 gained 24.52 points, or 1.00 percent, to 2,465.84 and the Nasdaq Composite added 83.68 points, or 1.34 percent, to 6,340.23. Japan is the world's biggest creditor country and there is an assumption that investors there will repatriate funds in a crisis. In less dire news, a pair of discouraging bits of data gave the equity markets pause during early trading. Read More »

Analysts Estimates And Ratings Gold Fields Ltd. (GFI)

Bridgewater Associates Lp increased Gold Fields Ltd New (GFI) stake by 28.54% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. GFI has been the subject of several research reports. If you are reading this news story on another publication, it was illegally copied and republished in violation of United States & global copyright legislation. Read More »

Safe-haven currencies rally as US-North Korea tensions escalate

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The materials group slipped 0.1 percent as the price of gold, which hit two-month highs last week as investors sought safe havens, fell around half a percent after the weekend passed without further inflammatory words over North Korea. U.S. President Donald Trump threatened that military solutions were "locked and loaded" as the "hermit kingdom" said it would fire missiles into the ocean near Guam, a U.S. Read More »

Roger Lynch replaces Naveen Chopra as Pandora Media CEO

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They sent the company's shares 4.3 percent higher, to $8.41, in after-hours trading Monday. Naveen Chopra , who's been acting CEO since June, will continue to be Pandora's CFO. Lynch was the founding CEO of Dish's Sling TV , previous to the move. Pandora also said Monday that it is adding to its board Michael Lynton , the chairman of Snapchat's owner Snap Inc . Read More »

Amazon to close Lovefilm By Post rental service

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The movie is an obvious one as consumers move to the big streaming services of Netflix and Amazon Prime Video, but still, we're a bit gutted. Amazon has created a LoveFilm Help Page to notify customers of the closure . If you had a specific film or show in mind, you could pretty much guarantee that Lovefilm by Post would have it, and that its dwindling subscriber base would mean that you'd quickly be sent out the discs of your choice, regardless of limited stock. Read More »

(WMT) Stake Boosted by Security National Bank of Sioux City Iowa IA

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The Dubuque Bank & Trust Company holds 155,654 shares with $10.76 million value, up from 136,287 last quarter. Nxp Semiconductors N V now has $38.93 billion valuation. Finally, Sterneck Capital Management LLC boosted its stake in Wal-Mart Stores by 0.3% in the first quarter. The retailer reported $1.00 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.96 by $0.04. Read More »

Candriam Luxembourg SCA Has $15.22 Million Position in Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA)

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Baillie Gifford & Co. boosted its position in shares of Tesla by 2.5% in the first quarter. While looking at the Stock's Performance, Tesla Motors, Inc. (The) restated a "sell" rating and issued a $187.00 price objective on shares of Tesla in a research note on Saturday, April 22nd. Tesla had a negative return on equity of 16.36% and a negative net margin of 7.61%. Read More »

Mattis Says If NKorea Fires at US, It Could 'Escalate Into War'

Mattis's statement suggests that the U.S. would know with a high degree of accuracy if the missiles were on track to hit Guam, which differs from North Korea's stated plan to land them near Guam. "The bottom line is we will defend the country from an attack", he later said. Jonathan Pollack, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution specializing in Asia-Pacific security issues, says the USA day-to-day military capabilities in the western Pacific are "very imposing, very impressive". Read More »

Chinese Firm Makes Buyout Offer For Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV

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J P Morgan Chase & Co set a €10.00 ($11.76) price target on shares of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV and gave the company a neutral rating in a research note on Monday, July 10th. Zacks Investment Research lowered Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 2nd. Read More »

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK-B) Stock Rating Upgraded by BidaskClub

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Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Berkshire had 17.5 million shares as of June 30, valued at about $520 million at the time, according to a regulatory filing Monday from the billionaire's Omaha, Nebraska-based company. Read More »

Hess Midstream Partners LP

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They issued a neutral rating and a $18.00 price objective on the stock. Fort Washington Invest Advsr Oh accumulated 98,900 shares. AZZ Inc (NYSE:AZZ) has declined 1.54% since August 14, 2016 and is downtrending. 423,820 shares or 0.92% more from 419,959 shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.81 in Q4 2016. Moreover, Credit Suisse Ag has 0% invested in Summit Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:SMLP). Read More »

Investor Focus on Shares of IShares Edge MSCI Australia Multifactor ETF

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Kijun Sen Cross signal occurs when the Tenkan Sen (Turning line) crosses the Kijun Sen (Standard line). CCI generally measures the current price relative to the average price level over a specific time period. Developed by Donald Lambert, the CCI is a versatile tool that may be used to help spot an emerging trend or provide warning of extreme conditions. The 14-day ADX presently sits at 12.16. Read More »

Target To Acquire Transportation Tech Company Grand Junction

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Target announced Monday that it has agreed to acquire Grand Junction to improve and expand Target's delivery capabilities and accelerate its investments and ongoing efforts to transform its supply chain. Notably, Howard will become vice president of technology at Target. This acquisition will potentially help Target continue to further enhance its delivery service and online sale and keep up in the highly competitive online to offline retail space. Read More »

HC issues notice for Aamby Valley's sale

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The Official Liquidator for the Aamby Valley city - considered the jewel in the crown of the Sahara Group - has put up a reserve price of Rs 37,392 crore. Aamby Valley City Development is spread over 6,761 "undulating acres of verdant expanse, is nested amidst picturesque environs of the great Sahyadri Mountain range", as quoted by NDTV Profit. Read More »

Does $13.28 justifies Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (CY) shares?

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Mizuho reiterated a "buy" rating and issued a $16.00 target price on shares of Cypress Semiconductor Corporation in a research note on Monday, April 24th. Also, insider Bernard Raymond Colpitts, Jr. sold 2,490 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction on Wednesday, August 9th. If the average volume is low then the liquidity is low which means it is hard to buy or sell the stock as there are fewer buyers or sellers of the stock. Read More »

California sues Trump administration over threats to 'sanctuary cities'

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On Monday, Herrera and California Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced that the state would be filing a lawsuit over the same issue later in the day, making California the first state to sue over the grants. "The Department of Justice", he said, "does not have authority from Congress to impose these conditions (on the grants), and for good reason". This Executive Order has been the subject of legal challenges. Read More »

Drunk air passenger arrests up 50%

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They would touch your breasts, or they'd touch your bum or your legs, or I mean I've had hands going up my skirt before", she said. Ally Murphy, a former Virgin Airlines cabin crew manager, told Panorama: "People just see us as barmaids in the sky". Read More »

Attorney: British cyber expert will be cleared

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The case has drawn intense interest from the hacker community for the implications it may pose for cyber research and concerns it may deteriorate an often tense relationship between hackers and law enforcement. Mr Hutchins faces six charges relating to the development and distribution Kronos, a well-known piece of malware that gathered financial information from infected computers. Read More »

Gas prices fall in metro Detroit but still higher than national average

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The state average is 1-cent more than last week, and 24 cents more than previous year. $2.01/g in 2016, $2.70/g in 2015, $3.47/g in 2014, $3.44/g in 2013 and $3.36/g in 2012. "For the fourth straight week gasoline prices have risen, pushing the national average this week to its highest level of the summer so far", said Patrick DeHaan, senior petroleum analyst for GasBuddy. Read More »

Big Tex's outfitter, Williamson-Dickie, sold to global apparel maker VF

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Dickies and the other brands in the Williamson-Dickie portfolio will merge with VF's workwear division, which includes Wrangler, Timberland Pro and others. VF reported a 2 percent increase in second-quarter sales to $2.36 billion as it shifted more resources toward top performers, such as The North Face , Vans, Wrangler and Timberland. Read More »

COLA HBC (CCHGY) Plans None Dividend of $0.47

Ameriprise Financial Inc. now owns 47,381 shares of the company's stock valued at $9,761,000 after buying an additional 24,099 shares in the last quarter. COPYRIGHT VIOLATION NOTICE: This piece was posted by Rincon Hill News and is the sole property of of Rincon Hill News. If you are viewing this article on another website, it was illegally stolen and republished in violation of United States and global copyright & trademark law. Read More »

Uber will now let you tip your driver for good service

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In addition, Uber's new "pay for wait" program, in which customers will be charged a fee if the driver is still waiting two minutes after arriving at the pickup location, will be active in the United Kingdom starting today. The IWGB said it welcomed some of the changes Uber was implementing, but claimed they were "timid" and would "barely make any difference to drivers' lives and working conditions". Read More »

Sri Lanka hope to play "at least one T20I" in Lahore

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Eight years after it suffered one of the deadliest terror attacks ever on a sports team when their team bus was attacked by terrorists in Lahore on March 3, 2009, the Sri Lankan team is set to tour Pakistan again to play a couple of T20s. World cricket is in the hands of the unity of Asia. The 33 AGM of the ACC was presided over by Najam Sethi, the chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board who has also been recently appointed the ACC chairman, and attended by representatives of 19 countries. Read More »

Why the Bitcoin price just rocketed past US$4000

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The split grew out of the tension between growing demand for the virtual currency and some of the design features that had fueled that popularity - the decentralized verification procedures that ensured against hacking and government oversight. Read More »

Merck CEO resigns from Trump council in protest over Charlottesville violence

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In several television interviews on Monday, Sessions said Trump had "explicitly condemned" violence and that "he totally opposes" the values espoused by white supremacy organizations. Mr Trump, addressing the situation on Sunday, decried the "hatred, bigotry and violence on many sides". He was summarily criticized for not directly condemning white supremacy and extremist groups. Read More »