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Sen. Schumer Calls to Refund Flood Insurance Program

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Hurricane Harvey is an unprecedented flood event. That means people are likely to keep on building where they're at risk of flooding, and not buying insurance. "But the average amount these grants pay out historically is more like $5,000". "It's a bad disaster just on the facts you see when you look at TV or the pictures", says Bob Hunter of the Consumer Federation of America, a former Texas insurance commissioner. Read More »

Purchases 54937 Shares of JetBlue Airways Corporation (JBLU)

About 405,368 shares traded. JetBlue Airways Corporation (NYSE: JBLU ) has risen 18.75% since September 2, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 67.31% the S&P500. Ancora Advisors Lc, a Us-based fund reported 575 shares. Guggenheim Capital Ltd Liability holds 0.03% or 422,019 shares in its portfolio. Bessemer Gp Inc has invested 0% in JetBlue Airways Corporation (NASDAQ:JBLU). Read More »

Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC Sells 11473 Shares of JetBlue Airways Corporation (JBLU)

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Wellington Shields Capital Management LLC bought a new stake in shares of JetBlue Airways Corporation during the first quarter worth about $402,000. Southcross Energy Partners, L.P. Therefore 33% are positive. JetBlue Airways Corporation (NASDAQ:JBLU) was downgraded by investment analysts at ValuEngine from a "strong-buy" rating to a "buy" rating in a research report issued on Friday. Read More »

JetBlue Airways Corporation (JBLU) Rating Lowered to Buy at ValuEngine

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About 934,654 shares traded. About shares traded. Aon plc Class A Ordinary Shares (UK) (NYSE:AON) has risen 21.47% since September 1, 2016 and is uptrending. Tyvor Capital Llc holds 5.96% of its portfolio in JetBlue Airways Corporation for 655,415 shares. Minnesota-based Ameriprise Inc has invested 0.03% in JetBlue Airways Corporation (NASDAQ:JBLU). Read More »

Out Notice Issued Against Bimal Gurung, 14 Arrested Since Yesterday

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The unprecedented murder of a person by stealth team led by Kalimpong Superintendent of Police in plain cloth who entered Sikkim as a tourist, created a ruckus and shoots a young man insanely. "Bengal Police teams visited Namchi and Melli areas (near Bengal-Sikkim border), where they arrested six people in connection with cases lodged in Darjeeling". Read More »

FORD: Sales slide 2.1% on slower SUV sales, storm damage

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Waldron LP now owns 8,132 shares of the auto manufacturer's stock worth $287,000 after buying an additional 975 shares in the last quarter. $1.17M worth of stock was sold by Fowler Bennie W . Investors of record on Monday, July 24th were given a $0.15 dividend. The ex-dividend date will be Thursday the 20th of July 2017. Narwhal Management stated it has 0.77% of its portfolio in Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F). Read More »

Acadian Asset Management LLC Has $295.27 Million Stake in Comcast Corporation (CMCSA)

Comcast Corp now has $195.68 billion valuation. Comcast Corporation ( CMCSA ) traded up 1.11% during trading on Friday, reaching $41.06. It has outperformed by 12.26% the S&P500. BEGEMANN BRETT D also sold $2.94 million worth of Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) shares. Comcast Corporation has a beta of 0.71, offering the possibility of a higher rate of return, but also posing more risk. Read More »

Express Scripts Holding Company

It has underperformed by 33.62% the S&P500. Among 3 analysts covering Drew Industries ( NYSE:DW ), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 7% are positive. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.9 in Q4 2016. Its down 0.07, from 0.63 in 2016Q3. HL Financial Services LLC reduced its position in shares of Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) by 8.0% during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. Read More »

Express Scripts Holding Company

It has underperformed by 33.62% the S&P500. Among 3 analysts covering Drew Industries ( NYSE:DW ), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 7% are positive. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.9 in Q4 2016. Its down 0.07, from 0.63 in 2016Q3. HL Financial Services LLC reduced its position in shares of Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) by 8.0% during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. Read More »

Ambarella, Inc. - Ordinary Shar (AMBA) Reaches 52-Week Low

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Ambarella presently has a consensus rating of Buy and an consensus price target of $65.54. The company is so far trading down since yesterday's close of $54.4. The stock has "Buy" rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Thursday, August 31. In other news, VP Christopher Day sold 1,526 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Friday, June 16th. Read More »

The Current Analyst Recommendations for Exelon Corporation (EXC), Chegg, Inc. (CHGG)

The institutional investor held 7,418 shares of the property-casualty insurers company at the end of 2016Q4, valued at $550,000, up from 3,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Jefferies maintained it with "Buy" rating and $39.50 target in Friday, April 21 report. Investors sentiment increased to 1.14 in Q4 2016. Its last month's stock price volatility remained 0.93% which for the week stands at 1.04%. Read More »

Futures extend gains after August jobs data

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Anemic wage gain could, however, make the US central bank cautious about raising interest rates gain this year. Traders initally sold the USA dollar in a knee-jerk reaction to Labor Department data showing nonfarm payrolls increased by 156,000 last month, below expectations of economists polled by Reuters for a gain of 180,000. Read More »

Financial Review of Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB)

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Campbell Soup Company is a food company, which makes and markets food products. The company had a trading volume of 2,242,973 shares. RBC Capital Markets has "Sector Perform" rating and $62 target. The company reported $0.52 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.55 by $0.03. California Employees Retirement Systems invested 0.04% of its portfolio in Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB). Read More »

Several Union Ministers Sacked Ahead of Reshuffle?

Defence, along with environment, urban development and I&B are among portfolios which have been without full time ministers for some time. The Union council of ministers now has 72 ministers-24 cabinet rank, 12 MoS (independent charge) and 36 MoS. Read More »

Hurricane Harvey Causes Auto Sales to Temporarily Decrease

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However, Toyota Motor and General Motors gained. There have been around 184,000 new vehicle registrations in Houston this year, accounting for a 2.2-percent share in total light-vehicle registrations in the U.S. Analysts were predicting the annualized sales rate for the industry, adjusted for trends that are seasonal may have fallen in August to 16.4 million from 17.1 million for the same period one year earlier. Read More »

Harvey Hurting Automakers' Hopes for Gains in US Auto Sales

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Nissan deliveries plummeted 13% missing analyst estimates of a drop of 0.6%. Kelley Blue Book and LMC Automotive trimmed sales projections they had released before the hurricane hit. USA sales are plateauing after reaching a historic high a year ago. Houston might have lost 300,000 to 500,000 vehicles in the storm, which compares to 250,000 lost during Hurricane Sandy in NY in 2012. Read More »

Mnuchin's Trip to Kentucky Is Being Reviewed by Treasury's Watchdog

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The House won't combine debt ceiling legislation to the relief package for Hurricane Harvey recovery slated to be voted on shortly after Congress returns from August recess, Bloomberg first reported. The Treasury Department has previously defended Mnuchin's trip as "official government travel". "The Department of the Treasury sought and received the appropriate approval from the White House". Read More »

List of Verified Local and National Organizations Where Help Can Be Sent

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And disaster relief for Harvey could make Congress' big budget battle both more complicated and easier at the same time. But it's no secret that congressional leaders quickly saw funding for Harvey relief and recovery as a battering ram to push a controversial debt limit and appropriations bill through Congress. Read More »

White House: Trump will donate $1 million to Harvey relief

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The foundation said the fund would focus on health, housing, schools, childcare, workforce, transportation and providing capital for rebuilding small businesses. "And we know that it will take all of us working together, over the long term, to rebuild our Texas communities", he said. White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders made the announcement at a briefing Thursday. Read More »

New York Giants Donate $1 Million to Hurricane Harvey Relief Effort

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In addition, Walmart said it would match customer donations two to one with cash and product donations of up to $10 million to assist the Red Cross with Hurricane Harvey relief. We've received calls from more than 11,000 associates and are helping in various capacities, such as access to earned wage and disaster support assistance, setting up support centers in the impacted areas, providing hot meals to families and proactively calling associates to conduct wellness checks. Read More »

Quick Read: How to help those affected by Hurricane Harvey

If you have any questions about, or problems with this process, email StLRegionVolunteer@redcross.org . "The American Red Cross is the most effective organization to put this contribution to work as it quickly brings recovery and relief efforts to those residents hardest hit by this devastating storm". Read More »

Prospect Capital Target of Unusually High Options Trading (PSEC)

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Looking forward, the company's quarterly earnings are expected to come at $0.9 in the three months through October 2017 and $0.87 in the quarter ending January 2018, reflecting 36.36% and 29.85% growth, respectively. Prospect Capital also saw some unusual options trading on Monday. Howard Hughes Medical Institute acquired 144,185 shares as Mylan N V (MYL)'s stock declined 9.77%. Read More »

How Does Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (AAOI) Stack Up Right Now?

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The correct version of this piece can be viewed at https://weekherald.com/2017/08/27/russell-investments-group-ltd-boosts-position-in-applied-optoelectronics-inc-aaoi.html. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Friday, July 14 by DA Davidson. Currently Applied Optoelectronics, Inc . These analysts have also projected a Low Estimate of $1.15/share and a High Estimate of $1.41/share. Read More »

Conversations are not the Solution to North Korea Problem

It said the launch of the intermediate-range rocket was "part of the muscle-flexing" in reaction to ongoing military drills by the us and South Korea, "in disregard" for the North Korean regime's "meaningful and crucial warning". Tuesday's events killed such optimism. We're not talking to the North Koreans right now. And if it does, North Korea will likely demand a halt of the U.S. Read More »

General Electric Company (NYSE:GE): How is this stock valued?

Fidelity National Financial Inc. maintained its stake in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. American Electric Power Company, Inc (AEP) is a public utility holding company that owns, directly or indirectly, all of the outstanding common stock of its public utility subsidiaries and varying percentages of other subsidiaries. Read More »

Texas judge strikes down Obama overtime rule

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The change would have expanded that number by as much as 4.2 million, the Obama administration said when introducing the plan. The rule change would have extended overtime protection to salaried employees making less than $47,476 a year. "This overtime rule is bad for SC businesses", Wilson said. "We are pleased with the new ruling". But the union-backed National Employment Law Project said the judge ignored that the U.S. Read More »

Crude prices continue to decline

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U.S. commercial crude stocks fell by 5.39 million barrels last week to 457.77 million barrels, the U.S. Energy Information Administration said on Wednesday. At least 3.6 million barrels per day of refining capacity are offline in Texas and Louisiana, or almost 20 percent of total US capacity, based on company reports and Reuters estimates. Read More »

Where O'Reilly Automotive, Inc. (ORLY) Stands on ABR?

On average, analysts forecast that O'Reilly Automotive, Inc. will post $11.87 EPS for the current fiscal year. Its last month's stock price volatility remained 1.21% which for the week stands at 1.41%. Moreover, Brinker Inc has 0.03% invested in O'Reilly Automotive Inc (NASDAQ: ORLY ) for 1,739 shares. 2,523 were accumulated by Natl Asset Management Inc. Read More »

Crude Oil Extends Monthly Low Ahead Of Inventories

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That was the case after Hurricane Katrina in 2005, which shuttered major US oil producers and refiners. Restarts after a storm are especially risky times for refiners, though the Corpus area received much less rain than the Houston metro area. Read More »

The Crow Reboot Just Took An Important Step Forward

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With Sony stepping in, though, the film is officially back in development after Relativity Media filed for bankruptcy. The Crow Reborn will be distributed worldwide by Sony Pictures , EW has learned. The aura surrounding The Crow has always been one of morbid fascination, as the film was star Brandon Lee's last performance before he was tragically killed on set in a stunt accident. Read More »

US August ISM Manufacturing Index Advances To 58.8, Strongest Print Since 2014

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Customer inventories also fell sharply during the month which should bolster expectations that manufacturing output will continue to strengthen in the short term. Exports and new orders continued to show strong growth, although these slowed from July. Sales have climbed quickly in recent months, a development he attributed to stronger economies overseas and pent-up demand in the USA for goods ranging from petroleum to computers. Read More »