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National Day of Prayer observances set for May 4

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Thursday, May 4, 2017, at the Bardstown Farmer's Market on East Flaget Avenue. "In response, millions will assemble at thousands of local events across the nation, where they will take time out of their daily schedules to intercede on behalf of their communities, their nation, and their leaders". Read More »

Housing finance cos scorch the charts on upgrade hopes

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Total income during the fiscal rose to Rs 1,001.74 crore compared to Rs 876.37 crore. "Close to Rs50 crore has been provided for account which was NPA for three years and another Rs40 crore was done on payments of arrears to staff", said Vinay Shah, managing director and chief executive officer of LIC Housing Finance. Read More »

Clark calls on Ottawa to ban coal exports after softwood lumber duties

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In a letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Clark says,"For years, American thermal coal exports through Canada have been increasing due to a shortage of US port capacity". A company spokeperson was not available for comment Wednesday morning. Andrew Weaver, B.C.'s only sitting Green Party MLA, welcomed the call to ban coal exports in a statement. Read More »

South Korea Sees Strongest Growth in Nearly a Year

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Exports increased 1.9 percent from 0.1 percent drop in the previous quarter and 3.7 percent from a year ago led by rising demand for semiconductors and machinery and equipment. However, the nation's long-term low growth trend will persist because Korea's heavy reliance on exports goes against the global trend of world economies centering their economic growth on domestic demand, according to Lee Geun-tae, an economist at the LGERI. Read More »

5 things to know about the White House's tax reform plan

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After the the American Jobs Creation Act was passed in 2004, USA companies returned $362 billion, or 45% of their foreign cash holdings, according to Pavilion. As expected, the tax plan did not include any mention of money being allocated towards the building of a U.S. -Mexico border wall. So far, however, the Republican-run House has been unable to agree on a health care replacement. Read More »

Analysts At BMO Capital Markets Maintained TCF Financial (NYSE:TCB) As Hold

Over the last week of the month, it was 3.30%, -9.49% over the last quarter, and 19.77% for the past six months. Earnings per share were 25 cents, a penny short of the average estimate of analysts compiled by FactSet Research Systems. If you are reading this news story on another publication, it was copied illegally and republished in violation of global copyright law. TCF Financial had 13 analyst reports since August 26, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Read More »

Price Target Estimates for Whiting Petroleum Corp. (WLL)

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A number of research firms have recently issued reports on WLL. Receive Whiting Petroleum Corporation News & Ratings Via Email - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for Whiting Petroleum Corporation with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter . Read More »

Trump admin announces 'biggest tax cuts in US history'

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The plan was announced on Wednesday by Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and National Economic Council Director Gary Cohn during a White House press briefing. If this plan stays the same, all of those would be swept aside, except for the home mortgage interest deduction, and the write off for charitable contributions. Read More »

Palantir Settles Lawsuit Charging Hiring Bias Against Asians

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As part of the settlement, which the Labor Department announced Tuesday, Palantir will offer jobs to eight people who were affected by the alleged discrimination. In addition, contractors and subcontractors are prohibited from discriminating against applicants or employees because they have inquired about, discussed or disclosed their compensation or that of others, subject to certain limitations. Read More »

Ivanka Trump's Biz Prospers as Politics Mixes with Business

US imports, nearly all of them from China, shot up an estimated 166 percent previous year, while sales hit record levels in 2017. As Ivanka Trump builds a new political career as an adviser to her father, the commercial engine of her lifestyle brand is going strong. Read More »

What's the best day of the week to buy gas?

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GasBuddy's data also showed that Saturday was the worst day for CT drivers to refuel thair vehicles, said Patrick DeHaan, senior petroleum analyst at with the online company. DeHaan said if every American motorist filled up the cars with gas on a Thursday rather than a Monday , they would collectively spend $1.1 billion more than if they had refueled on Monday . Read More »

DuPont reports lower quarterly profit on Dow deal charges

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Other equities research analysts have also recently issued reports about the company. Adviser Investments LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Dow Chemical during the first quarter valued at approximately $568,000. Heading into the earnings release, covering sell-side analysts have a consensus target price of $70.24 on The Dow Chemical Company shares. The Dow Chemical Company (DOW ) is now showing its ROA (Return on Assets) of 5.1%. Read More »

Hot Stock to Watch: Gilead Sciences Inc. (GILD)

To make a proper assessment, investors seek a sound estimate of this year's and next year's earnings per share (EPS), as well as a strong sense of how much the company will earn even farther down the road. The company reported the earnings of $2.7/Share in the last quarter where the estimated EPS by analysts was $2.61/share. Gilead Sciences had a return on equity of 92.36% and a net margin of 44.43%. Read More »

Stock Seesawing Amidst Rampant Activity: Encana Corporation (NYSE:ECA)

Large investors have recently modified their holdings of the stock. Viking Global Investors Lp decreased Universal Hlth Svcs Inc (NYSE:UHS) stake by 1.58 million shares to 350,693 valued at $37.31 million in 2016Q4. TRADEMARK VIOLATION NOTICE: This piece was first posted by The Cerbat Gem and is the sole property of of The Cerbat Gem. If you are viewing this piece on another site, it was copied illegally and republished in violation of USA & worldwide copyright law. Read More »

United States to honour 'dumb' refugee exchange deal with Australia

The US agreed to accept up to 1,250 asylum seekers now being held by Australia in processing camps on the islands of Papua New Guinea and Nauru. He also reaffirmed the US commitment to the controversial refugee swap deal that had dented the US-Australian relationship during a fiery phone call with Mr Turnbull and Mr Trump shortly after his inauguration. Read More »

Trump Wants to Slash the Corporate Tax Rate to 15%

Mnuchin said Thursday that the tax cuts would be fully paid for. "We expect the plan to provide broad outlines and principles but be short on specifics", Mills wrote. Trump maintained during the campaign that he would cut corporate taxes to 15% from the current federal statutory rate of 35%. Many congressional Republicans want to eliminate this provision, arguing it would allow regulators to keep failing institutions operating with taxpayer money. Read More »

Jetty collapse: 3 dead, around 70 missing

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The accident occurred when the passengers bound for Shyamnagar in North 24 Parganas district were waiting at the 150-feet high bamboo jetty at Telinipara for boarding a launch to cross the river. About 10,000 persons use the jetty everyday. Fishermen and the people of Bhadreshwar have started a rescue operation and search for the missing with boats. Read More »

Kennedy-Wilson Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:KW) Analyst's Long Term Pick

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In a statement announcing the transaction, William J. McMorrow, chief executive of Kennedy-Wilson Holdings, said the company would be able to boost dividends by 12 percent following the transaction. Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. raised its stake in Kennedy-Wilson Holdings by 2.6% in the fourth quarter. Hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Read More »

New York Community Bancorp Inc. Earnings Retreat 20% In Q1

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During the most recent trading day, the stock's price shifted up +30.95% from its 52-week low and -7.15% lower from its 52-week high. The stock now has its Annual Dividend of $0.68 and an annual Dividend Yield of 4.95 Percent. Earnings per share is the portion of a company's profit allocated to each outstanding share of common stock. 58,256 shares of the company were exchanged. Read More »

DA Davidson Comments on Zions Bancorp's Q2 2017 Earnings (ZION)

The average analysts gave this company a mean recommendation of 2.40. Zions Bancorp (NASDAQ:ZION) have shown a high EPS growth of 19.10% in the last 5 years and has earnings growth of 40.60% yoy. Zions Bancorporation (ZION ) has a market capitalization of 8.2 Billion. In order to determine directional movement, the 50-day and 200-day moving averages for Belden Inc. Read More »

After US strikes, Trump's Syria plan starts coming into view

They held a joint press conference in Moscow on Friday, following trilateral talks. United States president Donald Trump ordered cruise missile strikes on the Shayrat airbase in Syria last week after his administration accused Russian Federation of trying to cover up the role of Syrian leader Bashar Al Assad in the chemical weapons attack. Read More »

United Airlines CEO: 'This Will Never Happen Again'

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United Airlines has still not responded to our request for an explanation as to why it insisted on using four seats from a sold-out flight to transport crew members who weren't needed in Louisville until the next day. "We're United Airlines . You do what we say when we say, and there won't be a problem, capiche?" The company's shares fell 4% Tuesday and the airline's CEO, Oscar Munoz , originally defended his employees before realizing his error and apologizing. Read More »

Demonetisation effect: International Monetary Fund cuts India growth forecast for 2017

The IMF lifted Japan's 2017 growth projection by 0.4 percentage point from January, to 1.2%, while the eurozone and China both saw a 0.1 percentage point growth forecast increase to 1.7% and 6.6%, respectively. The institute led by Christine Lagarde revised upwards its forecasts for the USA economy on expectations that fiscal policy will be eased, but it cautioned against the new administration's protectionist views. Read More »

United: Airline won't use police to remove passengers

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The backlash from the incident resonated around the world, with social media users in the United States , China and Vietnam calling for boycott of the No.3 USA carrier by passenger traffic and an end to the practice of overbooking flights. Read More »

US President Donald Trump, Canada's PM Justin Trudeau discuss dairy, lumber trade

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But when Donald Trump slaps a tariff on Canadian lumber, the Leftmedia blares headlines about how much it's going to cost American homebuilders - between $1,200 and $3,000 per house. Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr said Canada was mulling options such as a World Trade Organization or NAFTA challenge, and would help companies and workers who lose their jobs because of the tariff. Read More »

Stampede breaks out at New York City train station

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WATCH THE SUSPECT'S ARREST In the midst of the chaos, some people overheard a false rumor that there was an active shooter in the terminal sparking a frenzied domino effect all the way to the NJ Transit terminal. Mistaking it for the sound of a gunshit, Penn Station commuters dropped their belongings in droves and stampeded out into nearby shopping centers and the streets. Read More »

P&G's third-quarter profit declines 8.3 pct (PG)

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Procter & Gamble said its net sales for the quarter fell 1 percent from the prior year, hurt largely by a backdrop of geopolitical challenges and marking the thirteenth consecutive quarter of declines. PG will use the major part of the savings to improve packaging, research and development, and sales coverage. "Looking forward, we are maintaining our organic sales and Core EPS guidance ranges for the year and increasing our outlook for adjusted free cash flow productivity". Read More »

The difference between Donald Trump and Justin Trudeau in two pictures

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But they've outsmarted our politicians for many years, and you people understand that", he said. One senior administration official stressed that this is something Trump has "always been considering" and while the White House is now considering an executive order, the official stressed a lot could change in the coming days. Read More »

Newmont Mining (NEM) EPS Estimated At $0.22; Zynga (ZNGA) Has 0.9 Sentiment

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Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Newmont Mining Corp from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Wednesday, February 1st. In the liquidity ratio analysis; quick ratio for most recent quarter was 2.30 while current ratio for time period was 2.70. On 4/3/2017 Gary J Goldberg, Insider, sold 1,000 with an average share price of $33.05 per share and the total transaction amounting to $33,050.00. Read More »

Stent price capping will put patients in jeopardy

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About 60 percent of the market for stents is shared by multinational companies such as Abbott, Medtronics, Meril Lifesciences and Boston Scientific. Medtronic said it will continue to work towards "increasing access of cardiovascular therapy to patients in India and cater to different needs of patients and physicians while providing them with a choice of clinically-proven and globally-certified stents like Resolute and Resolute Integrity". Read More »

Equity Focus: Looking at Shares of International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM)

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It is flat, as 83 investors sold IBM shares while 629 reduced holdings. only 113 funds opened positions while 533 raised stakes. The number of shares traded in the last trading session was 4.85 Million. So is with International Business Machines Corporation. Adirondack Trust Company holds 1.16% or 10,049 shares. International Business Machines Corporation Information Technology Services has a PEG of 5.14 alongside a PS value of 1.9 and a PB value of 8.25. Read More »

Trump slams sanctuary city ruling, says opponents are 'judge shopping!'

The Ninth Circuit denied an emergency appeal from the Department of Justice in February to restore Trump's travel order temporarily barring entry to the USA by citizens from several mainly Muslim countries and by all refugees. President Trump lashed out early Wednesday after the federal court system stymied yet another one of his executive orders on immigration. "Today's decision is a historic affirmation of the U.S. Read More »

U.S. airlines most likely to be bump you off your flight

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In a subsequent letter to employees, the CEO called the customer "disruptive" and "belligerent" when he would not voluntarily relinquish his seat. As for the passenger, Munoz said that he would like the opportunity to speak with him and apologize. Read More »