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European Central Bank leaves rates unchanged at record lows, sticks with dovish guidance


Draghi said neither the structure of the bond-buying program nor a change in guidance were discussed on Thursday, but he acknowledged that the outlook for interest rates will gain importance in the coming months. The so-called core consumer price index, which excludes food and fuel, increased 0.1% in November from the prior month and 1.7% from a year earlier, less than the median projections of economists, a United States labor department report showed on Wednesday. Read More »

Delta Air Lines (DAL) Upgraded to "Strong-Buy" by ValuEngine


Ionic Cap Management Ltd Liability has invested 0.04% in Delta Air Lines, Inc . ADAP traded at an unexpectedly low level on 12/12/2017 when the stock experienced a -0.76% loss to a closing price of $7.86. $365,628 worth of Delta Air Lines, Inc . (NYSE: DAL ) for 689,791 shares. Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL ) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a "buy" rating to a "strong-buy" rating in a research note issued on Friday, December 1st. Read More »

Americafirst Capital Management LLC Takes Position in Danaher Co. (DHR)

The stock decreased 1.06% or $0.02 during the last trading session, reaching $1.87. About 2.15 million shares traded. Danaher Corporation (NYSE: DHR ) soared 19.75% year-to-date. Creative Planning owns 23,518 shares. Strs Ohio reported 979,713 shares or 0.37% of all its holdings. The ERP5 of Danaher Corporation (NYSE: DHR ) is 3543. Read More »

Wholesale price based inflation rises to 3.93 per cent in Nov


It shot by 1.25 percentage points from a year earlier, when it was 3.63%. As anticipated, a sharp wedge has reopened between the CPI and the WPI inflation following the considerable hardening in the former in the month of November 2017. Prices at retail level also grew due to an increase in prices of vegetables and fuel. In its bi-monthly monetary policy statement released in October, the Reserve Bank of India had projected inflation to stay in the range of 4.2 per cent to 4.6 per cent in ... Read More »

Earnings Forecast of Gilead Sciences Inc. (GILD)

Recently, shares of Gilead Sciences, Inc . It has underperformed by 38.50% the S&P500. Veritable Lp increased its stake in Visa Inc (V) by 14.76% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Its up 0.10, from 0.93 in 2017Q1. 14 funds opened positions while 45 raised stakes. (NYSE:RWT) for 618,191 shares. 59,161 are held by Telemus Cap Lc. Read More »

Bank of England holds rates after first hike in decade


Alastair Gunn, who runs the £1bn Jupiter Distribution fund, is preparing for United Kingdom interest rates to rise at a faster rate than the market now expects. Ben Brettell, senior economist at Hargreaves Lansdown, said it was a "fairly dull" update from the MPC. The BoE said this marked the start of a very gradual tightening cycle as the economy comes close to running at full capacity. Read More »

Crude Oil Inventories Decline; Supply at 2018 Peak: IEA


The IEA reports that global stockpiles dropped by 40.3 million barrels in October to 2.94 billion, the lowest level since July 2015. The cartel's latest figures showed its strategy is paying off, having reduced the oil-inventory surplus in developed nations to about 137 million barrels as of October, compared with about 380 million before the cuts began. Read More »

Disney finalizing pact to acquire assets from 21st Century Fox


Photo The deal is likely to result in the downsizing of 20th Century Fox, the iconic Hollywood studio behind hits that include " Avatar " (2009). The deal gives Disney 21st Century Fox's film and television studios, cable entertainment networks and worldwide TV businesses. Read More »

Market activity remains modest but shows signs of stability


Hew Edgar, RICS policy manager for Scotland, said: "Once again, the most common theme returned from Scotland's survey respondents involves LBTT and the negative impact it is having on the middle house price bracket and above". Last month, the Government scrapped property purchase tax for most first-time buyers as the flagship measure of its annual budget in a bid to tackle falling home ownership among young people who find it increasingly hard to buy their own home. Read More »

2nd phase of Gujarat Elections 2017 begins


Polling for 93 seats in central and north Gujarat will be held on Thursday. "I appeal the voters of Gujarat to come out and vote for the development of the state and participate in the celebration of democracy", Shah said. "Congress is so scared and Rahul Gandhi is desperate to save his face". Patel, who is not contesting the election, cast her vote at a polling booth in Ahmedabad's Ghatlodia Assembly constituency, from where she was an MLA. Read More »

Sports Direct investors veto £11m payout to Ashley's brother


The results come after the company's shareholders rejected a proposed £11m payment to the brother of founder and chief executive Mike Ashley. Last year's profits were also flattered by the sale of a chunk of shares in rival JD Sports . Shares were down more than six per cent in early trading. US Retail posted GBP63.9 million in revenue having posted none the year before, following the May acquisition of Bob's Stores and Eastern Mountain Sports. Read More »

ACCC to block Woolies, BP fuel deal


Petrol prices will rise if BP acquires Woolies servos. "BP prices are significantly higher on average than Woolworths prices in the major capital cities". "These small business owners entered into multi-year commercial arrangements and paid fees to BP to operate under a BP brand". "In light of this, we are now consulting with our lawyers to determine our next steps", said BP Australia President Andy Holmes. Read More »

Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON) Position Raised by Amalgamated Bank

Several other large investors have also recently bought and sold shares of HON . Amalgamated Bank raised its position in Honeywell International Inc . The Company operates through four segments: Aerospace, Home and Building Technologies, Performance Materials and Technologies, and Safety and Productivity Solutions. Read More »

Sentiment Change Report: Tenet Healthcare Corp (NYSE:THC)

Price Target plays a critical role when it comes to the analysis of a Stock. Tenet Healthcare Corp. (NYSE: THC ) tumbled -10.18% year-to-date. On Tuesday, Dec 12 Shares of RXi Pharmaceuticals Corporation (RXII ) moved -1.61% in the recent trading day. Read More »

Fed still sees three rate hikes next year


At the close of their two-day meeting, Fed policymakers delivered their third rate hike of the year as was widely expected, and fresh forecasts pointed to the continued conviction of majority that three more rate hikes will be warranted in 2018. Read More »

Oil rises after United States crude stocks fall, again


The benchmarks, Brent crude was up 58 cents a barrel and settled down at $1.35, or 2.1%, on Tuesday and U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude was up 54 cents a barrel. "The strength earlier this morning (on Brent) was mainly a reaction to U.S. API data". After settlement on Tuesday, industry group the American Petroleum Institute said crude stocks in the United States fell by 7.4 million barrels last week. Read More »

CMS Energy Corporation (CMS)


Analysts had predicted $0.76. The stock increased 1.20% or $0.49 during the last trading session, reaching $41.16. About 19,147 shares traded. This rating was shown in an analyst note on 13 December. Rampart Management Ltd Liability Corp holds 0.06% or 3,626 shares in its portfolio. Wealthtrust invested in 0% or 5 shares. Reaves W H reported 645,308 shares. Read More »

Oil Prices Higher Supported by US Oil Inventory Data


The authority said that at 443 million barrels, inventories of crude oil were in the middle of the seasonal average. The saving grace for petroleum products is that distillate fuel oil stocks fell by 1.4 million barrels. "That decline was offset mightily by the large increase in gasoline inventories", said John Kilduff, partner at energy hedge fund Again Capital LLC in NY. Read More »

Analyst's Viewpoint About Hecla Mining Company (HL), Under Armour, Inc. (UAA)

The stock increased 3.76% or $0.13 during the last trading session, reaching $3.59. Cambridge Advsrs reported 36,464 shares. The stock of Hecla Mining Company (NYSE:HL) registered an increase of 11.75% in short interest. Pacad Investment Ltd. raised its stake in shares of Hecla Mining by 10.4% in the 2nd quarter. Amalgamated Bank now owns 49,967 shares of the basic materials company's stock worth $255,000 after acquiring an additional 1,995 shares during the period. Read More »

Short Interest Trends in Chesapeake Energy


About 12.85 million shares traded. It has outperformed by 8.74% the S&P500. William Blair Investment Management LLC now owns 288,803 shares of the utilities provider's stock worth $21,646,000 after buying an additional 51,898 shares in the last quarter. Read More »

Analyzing Analyst Recommendations: HP Inc. (HPQ), Baker Hughes, a GE company (BHGE)

BHGE's institutional ownership stands at 97.20%. After $0.05 actual earnings per share reported by Baker Hughes, a GE company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 180.00% EPS growth. Shares of Baker Hughes Incorporated (NYSE: BHGE ) traded down $0.62 on Wednesday, hitting $30.33. The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, November 22nd. Read More »

Going Through the Chart for Newmont Mining Corporation (NEM)


The average 1-year price target for (SYY) reveals an average price target of $59.53 per share. Veritable L.P. boosted its holdings in Newmont Mining by 4.6% in the second quarter. This represents a $0.30 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.87%. Newmont Mining Corporation's dividend payout ratio is now -16.81%. A number of equities research analysts have weighed in on NEM shares. Read More »

Betting On General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) ?

The stock decreased 0.60% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $16.6. Another trade for 80,624 shares valued at $886,864 was sold by Lawler John T . Analysts await General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) to report earnings on February, 6. F's profit will be $1.75 billion for 7.21 P/E if the $0.44 EPS becomes a reality. Read More »

Hot Stock for Investors: Simon Property Group Inc. (SPG)

Heitman Real Est Securities Llc holds 460,943 shares or 4.67% of its portfolio. About 1.11M shares traded. SPG's Director LEIBOWITZ REUBEN S Buy 1400 shares of the company at a price of $166 on 2017-03-28. (NYSE:SPG) to report earnings on January, 30. EGOV comes in with a P/S ratio of 3.56 that's greater than 1, potentially implying that it could be expensive relative to the overall sector (3.07) and its peers (13.77). Read More »

FDO Partners LLC Takes Position in Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL)

Bp Pcl reported 101,000 shares. Halliburton Company ( HAL ) has a Return on Assets of 0.8 percent, Return on Investment of -22.6 percent and a Return on Equity of 2.3 percent. HAL's profit will be $401.37M for 24.55 P/E if the $0.46 EPS becomes a reality. The oilfield services company reported $0.42 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.38 by $0.04. Read More »

Dublin shooting: Mother, baby and teenager injured


A 29-year-old mother and her baby son, along with a 17-year-old man, were shot and injured as part of a feud among Traveller families at Parslickstown Gardens in Mulhuddart. Arthur Collins, the baby's grandfather and father of the 17-year-old boy, said that "the feud is only starting". The man, who was arrested on Monday and questioned at Blanchardstown Garda Station, is due to appear at the Criminal Court of Justice this afternoon. Read More »

Should You Hold Johnson Controls International plc (NYSE:JCI)


Insider data is useful because it can reveal what a company's executives and largest shareholders feel about a stock. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link . Johnson Controls International plc, formerly known as Tyco International plc, is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, December 15th. Read More »

Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ)


Noting its average daily volume at 8.04 million shares each day over the month, this signifies a pretty significant change over the norm. For the Current Quarter, the growth estimate for Mondelez International, Inc .is 24.4%, while for the Next Quarter the stock growth estimate is 13.5%. Read More »

Western Digital's (WDC) "Buy" Rating Reiterated at Citigroup


Company insiders own 0.31% of the company's stock. About 2.60 million shares traded. It has outperformed by 45.22% the S&P500. Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its holdings in Western Digital by 4.2% in the 2nd quarter. 7,756 were reported by Advisor Prtn Ltd. A month ago, analyst EPS consensus estimated earnings of US$3.66 per share. LSTR's profit will be $42.38 million for 25.97 P/E if the $1.01 EPS becomes a reality. Read More »

Iberiabank Corp Buys 5669 Shares of Paypal Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:PYPL)

The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link . Firm's net income measured an average growth rate of 51.00%. The company has a consensus rating of "Buy" and a consensus target price of $73.53. The original version of this story can be accessed at Read More »

Commonwealth Bank admits to money-laundering in response to AUSTRAC


The bank said it had spent more than $400 million on anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing compliance over the past eight years. Assessment of the risks conducted by the bank in July 2015, July 2016 and October 2017 found the inherent risk borne by the machines was "high". Read More »