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Rate on 30-year mortgages falls to 3.92 percent

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A basis point is one one-hundredth of one percent. A year ago, the 30-year stood at 4.03 and the 15-year at 3.25 percent. The three most expensive counties in ClosingCorp's survey were Kings County, New York (Brooklyn), where closing costs averaged $13,388; the District of Columbia, at $12,573, and Queens, New York, $12,476. Read More »

An Open Letter to the FCC: - Eric Schneiderman

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The vote was shrouded in secrecy, with former chairman Tom Wheeler not releasing the text of the almost 400-page net neutrality rule until two weeks after the FCC voted to approve it . Meanwhile, Commissioner Mignon I. Clyburn rejected Pai's proposal because it would give a greenlight to the largest ISPs to engage in anti-consumer practices. Read More »

(TWX) Given New $107.00 Price Target at Barclays PLC

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About 455 shares traded. Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) has risen 9.41% since November 22, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 24.91% the S&P500. About shares traded. Time Warner Inc (NYSE: TWX ) has risen 36.37% since November 22, 2016 and is uptrending. For Time Warner Inc. The stock of Kinder Morgan Inc (NYSE:KMI) has "Hold" rating given on Thursday, December 3 by Argus Research. Read More »

CME Announces Specifics on Bitcoin Futures

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The process has involved assessing whether there is demand among J.P. Morgan's customers for the proposed CME bitcoin contract, according to this person. Dimon has called Bitcoin a "fraud" . What the difference was is that while JPMorgan Chase may be trading bitcoin-related products, the bank is not doing it with its own capital, so the trading is not proprietary, but more like brokerage-type of business. Read More »

Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc. (NASDAQ:BECN) Expected To Report Earnings On Monday

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Shares have moved $1.53 over the past month and more recently, $2.54 over the past week heading into the earnings announcement. More interesting news about Beacon Roofing Supply , Inc. The company has market cap of $3.72 billion. The return on equity (ROE), also known as return on investment (ROI), is the best measure of the return, since it is the product of the operating performance, asset turnover, and debt-equity management of the firm. Read More »

Endo Int'l Plc (ENDP) Stock Overview

It has underperformed by 36.27% the S&P500. Finally, Citigroup Inc. cut their price objective on shares of Endo International PLC from $9.00 to $7.00 and set a "neutral" rating for the company in a research report on Friday, November 10th. Read More »

Gold Prices Hold Onto Gains on Softer Dollar

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Spot gold was up 0.3 percent at $1,280.46 per ounce, as of 0840 GMT. The most active gold contract for December delivery fell 21.20 dollars, or 1.64 percent, to settle at 1275.30 dollars per ounce. However, financial analysts argued that the moderate gains in equities and a firm US dollar could not push down the gold futures so sharply, which was against underlying fundamentals. Read More »

Boeing aircraft auctioned on China's Taobao online platform

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Reports revealed that the jets were originally from a company known as Jade Cargo worldwide. "Online auctions are a good way to handle the property of bankrupt firms, " Long Guangwei, the court's vice-president, told Xinhua. The company started with the common offerings of most online shops today, with groceries, clothes, toys, and even consumer electronics; this time, the company dropped a massive leap forward with the Boeing auction. Read More »

Salvation Army Flemington Corps holds Angel Tag sign-ups

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Preparations are under way for volunteers to join The Salvation Army Thanksgiving Day to serve lunch. Another 14 turkeys and five hams were donated from the KIX-Giving fundraiser from the radio station KIX103 and the propane tanks were donated by Brookshire's. Read More »

Travel tips for Thanksgiving

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The Wednesday before Thanksgiving and the Sunday that follows are usually the two busiest travel days in airports, according to MWAA spokesperson Andrew Trull. Express parking is full and closed. There will be additional staff and volunteers working to help passengers, and you can now park in the hourly lot for free for one hour. Read More »

Tech gains lead Wall Street to record

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Apple ( AAPL ) paced the 25 Dow advancers with its 1.9% gain, while Wal-Mart ( WMT ) led the five decliners with its 1% drop. "We're at a seasonal time of the year where investors are looking to add holdings rather than sell, so we have that upward bias", said Bucky Hellwig, senior vice president at BB&T Wealth Management in Birmingham, Alabama. Read More »

US SENATOR JOHN BOOZMAN: Shop locally on Small Business Saturday

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It has turned into a boon for local merchants. "This event has plateaued over the years and we can expect more". Happening this weekend in Acadiana, small business Saturday is typically recognized the weekend after Thanksgiving Day. The ripple effect may take it further than you know. Tis the season to Shop Small! It also keeps money in the community. As in years past, the businesses will offer special promotions throughout the day. Read More »

Barnes & Noble (NYSE:BKS) Receiving Favorable News Coverage, Accern Reports

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In other Barnes & Noble Education news, insider Srijayanth D. Chakrapani sold 6,500 shares of the company's stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, March 17th. Fincl Bank Of Mellon owns 1.45 million shares or 0.04% of their United States portfolio. However looking at valuation ratios the stock has 5 year expected PEG ratio of 2.07 whereas its trailing twelve month P/E ratio is 20.68. Read More »

Man Arrested in Berlin Over John Lennon's Stolen Diaries

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The items were stolen from Lennon's widow Yoko Ono in NY in 2006 and have been seized as evidence, Martin Steltner, a spokesman for the Berlin prosecutor's office, said. His possessions have since become collectors' items. Furthermore, the man obtained a school exercise book from 1952 when Lennon lived in England as well as handwritten notes for "Woman" and "Just Like Starting Over". Read More »

A Fresh Look At Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA)

Gabelli decreased their FY2017 EPS estimates for shares of Discovery Communications in a report issued on Friday, according to Zacks Investment Research . Following the completion of the transaction, the chief financial officer now owns 50,000 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $772,500. Read More »

Are Insiders Buying This Stock? Education Realty Trust, Inc

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BMO Capital Markets maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Monday, September 4 report. Sterling Capital Ltd Com holds 0.03% of its portfolio in Digital Realty Trust, Inc. The stock has been recently separated from the 50-day moving average by 6.04%. This is a positive change from Lexington Realty Trust's previous quarterly dividend of $0.18. Read More »

Amazon launches in Australia this week

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Amazon said retailers would need to pass their Seller Identity Verification to be part of the testing phase, at which point they should be prepared to receive orders. Are you excited about the prospect of shopping within Amazon Australia as soon as this weekend? Various media outlets report that the e-commerce giant told all Amazon Marketplace sellers to have their pricing, stock and details ready for an "internal testing phase" kicking off tomorrow. Read More »

US Sues to Block AT&T Purchase of Time Warner

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A White House spokeswoman said Monday she wasn't aware of any efforts to influence the case. "I think your pricing is going to go up". The comment is likely to fuel concerns of a connection between Trump's opinion of Time Warner's CNN , whose coverage he frequently blasts as "fake news", and the actions of the Justice Department, which argued in its lawsuit that the merger would "greatly harm American consumers". Read More »

Barrick Gold Corporation (ABX) held by 104 SEC 13F Filers

The stock now has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of $19.13. The stock of Barrick Gold Corp (USA) (NYSE: ABX ) has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, July 14 by Jefferies. The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 15th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, November 30th will be issued a dividend of $0.03 per share. Read More »

Uber concealed 2016 hack affecting 57 million users, drivers

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The data included personal information such as names, email addresses and drivers' license numbers, but not social security numbers or credit card information. Some personal information of 57 million Uber users around the world, including the drivers described above. Uber just can't seem to stay out of the news. Read More »

Crown Castle International Corp. (REIT) (NYSE:CCI) - Tool For Stock Selection

The company's 3-months average volume stands at 2.28 million. Stephens Inc. AR now owns 176,211 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock valued at $17,618,000 after purchasing an additional 3,883 shares during the period. 5,000 are owned by Kj Harrison & Prtnrs. Consensus earnings estimates are far from ideal, but they are watched by many investors and play an important role in measuring the appropriate valuation for a stock. Read More »

Tigress Financial Initiates Coverage on Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co (HPE)

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Synovus Financial Corp boosted its position in shares of Hewlett Packard Enterprise by 11.5% during the 2nd quarter. Further, company shares have been seen trading -55.58% off of the 52 week high and 21.93% away from the 52 week low. volume with the stock showing ABOVE Abnormal volume in the past 150 days. This repurchase authorization allows the technology company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Read More »

Three Dead in Ark. Medical Helicopter Crash

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On Feb. 19, 2005, three Pafford Emergency Medical Services paramedics were killed when a a northbound Union Pacific freight train collided with their ambulance at a railroad crossing near Fulton in Hempstead County. For now, locals mourn the nearby tragedy. A Pafford EMS co-worker tells us flight nurse Jim Spruiell would give you the shirt off his back. Auld was also a member of the Krewe of Centaur and was recently made the Krewe's Duke of Fun. Read More »

Trading Spotter: Tracking Shares of Activision Blizzard (ATVI)

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Finally, Texas Permanent School Fund boosted its position in shares of Activision Blizzard by 27.1% in the third quarter. 639.89 million shares or 1.59% less from 650.21 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Mizuho maintained Activision Blizzard, Inc . (NASDAQ: ATVI ) to report earnings on February, 8. On Wednesday, March 23 the stock rating was initiated by Canaccord Genuity with "Buy". Read More »

Dollar Tree, Inc. (DLTR) has its outstanding shares of 236.89 Million

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Buckingham Research reissued a buy rating and set a $87.00 price target on shares of Dollar Tree in a report on Wednesday, August 9th. Ubs Oconnor Ltd Liability Com has invested 0% in Dollar Tree, Inc . The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink . This ratio is calculated by dividing the current share price by the book value per share. Read More »

Liberty Property Trust (NYSE:LPT) Trading Up - Short Interest Down by -22.27%

Balyasny Asset Management LLC now owns 749,540 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock valued at $30,514,000 after buying an additional 659,467 shares in the last quarter. First Merchants Corp increased S&P 500 Growth Etf I Shares (IVW) stake by 3,675 shares to 9,238 valued at $1.26 million in 2017Q2. Following the completion of the transaction, the chairman now directly owns 338,519 shares of the company's stock, valued at $31,969,734.36. Read More »

Depth Technical Analysis: The Walt Disney Company (DIS), AngloGold Ashanti Limited (AU)

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Bedrijfstakpensioenfonds Voor De Media Pno who had been investing in Walt Disney Co/The for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $158.86B market cap company. Appleton Prtnrs Ma invested in 0.7% or 39,041 shares. According to today's trading volume The Walt Disney Company is BELOW its 20-Day Avg. volume with the stock showing BELOW Abnormal volume in the past 150 days. Read More »

Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) Rating Reiterated by Cowen and Company

Cisco Systems Inc now has $182.47 billion valuation. Oppenheimer Holdings now has a "Buy" rating and a $36.00 price objective on the stock. The stock holds an average trading capacity of 19.31M shares for the past three months. The stock has "Buy" rating by Bernstein on Thursday, June 29. The rating was maintained by Drexel Hamilton on Friday, June 23 with "Buy". Oppenheimer Holdings analyst I. Read More »