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Why you won't be flying in a taxi anytime soon


Presumably we'll still need the cars for smaller journeys and areas without landing options - but whether the flying cabs and cars will be automated by then isn't so obvious. In an announcement, Uber said the goal is "to allow customers of the future to press a button and be able to fly at high speed in and over the cities". Read More »

US durable goods advance modest 0.7 percent in March


Orders for motor vehicles and parts fell 0.8 percent, declining for a second straight month. Defense aircraft and parts surged 26% to $4.9 billion. Shipments of durable goods, which had increased in four of the past five months, were up 0.2% to $239.8bn. Read More »

Trump announces 'one of the biggest tax cuts in USA history'

Allowing business tycoons to pay a low 15% corporate tax rate instead of a significantly higher personal tax rate - one of the elements of the administration proposal - would be great for rich guys like Trump, but that is not exactly what the president's loyal followers were hoping for when they chose to take a chance on a celebrity real estate mogul with zero experience in government. Read More »

The war with Canada: Day 2


Freeland said she had had long conversations with Ross on Sunday and Monday about lumber. I think there is a deal to be had which is good for Canada, good for United States consumers. and Canada. "First of all, this was not a presidential decision to do the softwood lumber". While this dispute could affect the United States economy as Canada and the USA had $575 billion in two-way trade in 2015. Read More »

Noticeable Price Move: Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc.'s (SFM)


Sprouts Farmers Market Inc (NASDAQ:SFM), after opening at $22.14, closed at $22.66 by scoring 3.09%. It has underperformed by 92.56% the S&P500. Currently, 13.4% of the company's shares are short sold. Want to see what other hedge funds are holding SFM? Blackrock Institutional Na has 0.01% invested in PBF Energy Inc (NYSE:PBF) for 2.61 million shares. Read More »

"The Simpsons" spoofs Donald Trump's first 100 days in office

Of those 10 bills, only one has been introduced, and that is the measure to repeal and replace Obamacare. The closing message: "100 days". The resulting data, analyzed by the Center for American Progress, has painted a stark picture of Trump's priorities: $7 billion in giveaways for major corporations over the next decade, but a net loss of jobs, millions of dollars less for workers due to reduced wages, and the elimination of important consumer protections for everyone. Read More »

Democrats stoke Trump-Kremlin controversy to build voter anger for 2018


A chemical attack that killed scores of Syrian civilians, including children, apparently helped Trump realize the weight he bears as leader of the most powerful country. The president tells reporters, "The wall's gonna get built". However, 48% identified as closely aligning with the Democratic Party, so it's not much of a suprise that they disagree with many of Trump's policy positions. Read More »

UPS first-quarter profit tops estimates as revenue rises


The earnings of United Parcel Service, Inc. It dived, as 49 investors sold UPS shares while 433 reduced holdings. Another critical number in evaluating a stock is P/E or the price to earnings ratio . "Revenue came in strong this quarter with all segments adding to the topline", CEO David Abney said in a news release. If you are accessing this article on another domain, it was illegally stolen and republished in violation of USA & worldwide copyright and trademark law. Read More »

Trump's Executive Order on Sanctuary Cities Temporarily Blocked by Federal Judge

Orrick's ruling on Tuesday blocked key parts of Trump's executive order which would pull federal funding from so-called "sanctuary cities", or localities where local law enforcement can choose to limit cooperation with the U.S. Herrera said Tuesday the court halted the overreach of the president and attorney general who don't understand the Constitution or chose to ignore it. Read More »

Trump steps back from brink of killing North American trade pact

According to The Record , a Canadian newspaper, Trudeau told Trump that NAFTA had in fact created many jobs that would be lost if the United States pulled out of the agreement. Mexican officials continued to talk to their US counterparts as the hours passed, and toward the end of the day Pena Nieto talked with Trump for about 20 minutes. Read More »

Oil-gas wells shut down after fatal Colorado home explosion


Thus the company showed an Earnings Surprise of -11.1 Percent. The difference between Actual EPS and Estimated EPS was -0.05 Percent. On average, analysts expect that Anadarko Petroleum Co. Endurance Wealth Management Inc. now owns 47,181 shares of the oil and gas development company's stock worth $3,037,000 after buying an additional 2,000 shares in the last quarter. Read More »

Earnings at the Forefront For AbbVie Inc


It has underperformed by 71.37% the S&P500. Euronet Worldwide, an electronic payments provider. The stock now has a Market Cap of $5.01B. The Firm offers payment and transaction processing and distribution solutions to financial institutions, retailers, service providers and individual consumers. Read More »

Daily Ratings & News for Sunoco Logistics Partners LP

The Firm is engaged in the transport, terminaling and storage of crude oil, refined products and natural gas liquids. It has a 19.55 P/E ratio. In total, ETP now owns and operates more than 62,500 miles of natural gas and natural gas liquids pipelines. Read More »

Exact Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ:EXAS) Advances 17.23% in Pre-Session


If we look at stock performance in last active day trading, we see that stock has moved fell -1.15% to end the day at $59.99. William Blair Investment Management LLC now owns 5,891,327 shares of the medical research company's stock worth $78,708,000 after buying an additional 939,270 shares during the last quarter. Read More »

Ladbrokes Coral Group PLC Plans Dividend of GBX 2 (LCL)

Finally, Barclays PLC restated an "equal weight" rating and issued a GBX 140 ($1.79) price target on shares of Laird PLC in a report on Wednesday, January 25th. (LON:STVG) rating on Monday, April 18. Berenberg Bank raised shares of Laird PLC to a "buy" rating and set a GBX 240 ($3.07) target price on the stock in a research report on Friday, March 10th. Read More »

Don't Fall for Trump's Corporate Tax Giveaway

One of those pesky details is how Trump will structure the tax rates on individual income. America is the greatest economy in the world, and if we can get our corporate rate to 25 or even 28 percent, we'll be the most competitive as well. On Thursday, Mnuchin seemed to walk back that assertion. That rate has yet to be finalized. What's more, the Trump administration has proposed making the loophole through which multinational corporations dodge paying their taxes permanent. Read More »

Trump says US won't leave NAFTA - for now


At the White House, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the president would not make his tax returns public, even though Trump previously said he would release the returns after a "routine audit". The president made criticism of NAFTA one of the main topics of his campaign previous year, calling the pact "a disaster for our country" and saying it "had to be totally gotten rid of". Read More »

All proposed Wells Fargo board members elected

Whether or not the company meets or beats this expectation, along with other factors, can often dictate where the share price might be headed in the near-term. Activist shareholders had hoped to remove some or all of the board's incumbents in the aftermath of the bank's sales scandal, but every board member won support from at least 53 percent of the shareholders casting votes. Read More »

Traders Secrets on Apollo Global Management (APO), Regal Entertainment Group (RGC)

The firm earned $821.20 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $808.18 million. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.27 earnings per share. On 7/27/2016 Regal Entertainment Group announced a Quarterly dividend of $0.22 with an ex dividend date of 8/31/2016 which will be payable on 9/15/2016. Read More »

Feds Sue Four Online Payday Lenders For Collecting On Void Debts


The companies "provide much-needed services to people across the United States", he said. A federal lawsuit filed in the Northern District of IL asks for a permanent injunction on the business activities of Golden Valley Lending, Silver Cloud Financial, Mountain Summit Financial and Majestic Lake Financial, all companies incorporated on a tribal reservation in Northern California but which do business at a call center in Overland Park. Read More »

Gravitas Financial Inc (GFI) Stock Rating Lowered by Royal Bank of Canada


It has a dividend yield of 2.08%. This gives investors an idea of how much the security has moved in the previous year and whether it is trading near the top, middle or bottom of the range. The stock exchanged hands 17.05M shares versus average trading capacity of 7.14M shares, while its shares' total market worth is $2.77B along with 820.61M outstanding shares. Read More »

BC leaders square off in TV debate

Federal Green Leader Elizabeth May campaigned in Vancouver, where she echoed Weaver's sentiments that Clark's call to ban the shipment of American thermal coal through B.C. Clark is promising a personal income tax freeze, a small business tax cut and four more balanced budgets, building on a string of surpluses in the last five years. Read More »

Trump order could scuttle New Mexico land swap

At a ceremony at the Department of the Interior on Wednesday, Trump said people's ability to access and utilise land must be protected, and that the previous administration had put hundreds of millions of acres under federal control through monument designation. Read More »

Trump agrees to NAFTA talks, no exit -- for now

Earlier Wednesday, Politico reported that the White House was developing plans for Trump to sign an executive order that would put the US on a path to leaving NAFTA. The Republican billionaire had threatened to scrap NAFTA altogether during his presidential campaign, and has kept his partners guessing about his intentions ever since. Read More »

FCC chairman proposes overturning net neutrality rules


After that, the agency would collect comments from the public and the stakeholders before crafting a detailed approach and scheduling another agency vote to adopt it. Democratic lawmakers who support net neutrality, and who argue that weakening the rules will threaten internet freedom, say the American people are ready to express their concerns about Pai's proposal. Read More »

Analysts' Revisions for Atwood Oceanics in 2017


According to the Recommendation Trends of the stock polled by Zacks Investment Research for this month, the company has a consensus recommendation of 3.57 out of the scale from 1 to 5, where 1 stands for Strong Buy and 5 means Strong Sell. Read More »

Samsung's profit at 3-year high thanks to memory chips


It has just launched a new flagship device, the Galaxy S8 smartphone, to positive reviews and strong orders. The revenue of the division was down by close to 15 percent to 23.5 trillion won (US$20.7 billion) from 27.6 trillion won in the same quarter a year ago, the company said Thursday. Read More »

Nokia Corporation (NYSE:NOK) Chalking Up Volume in Session


The company's market cap is $31.06 billion. The current share price indicate that stock is -43.83% away from its one year high and is moving 28.85% ahead of its 52-week low. Watching moving averages may aid with identifying trend direction, and moving averages may be used to evaluate support and resistance levels. Moving average strategies are also popular and can be tailored to any time frame, suiting both long term investors and short-term traders. Read More »

Scotiabank Reiterates "Sector Perform" Rating for New Gold Inc. (NGD)

Another critical number in evaluating a stock is P/E or the price to earnings ratio . Different analysts and financial institutions use various valuation methods and consider different economic forces when deciding on a price target. This scale runs from 1 to 5 where 1 represents Strong Buy and 5 represents Sell. T. Rowe Price Associates, the second biggest holder with 16 million shares now valued at 54.44 million whilst Fidelity Management and Research Company has 15 million shares ... Read More »

Traders Spotlight: Deutsche Bank AG's (DB)


The difference between the expected and actual EPS was $0.07/share, which represents an Earnings surprise of 350%. The bank's litigation reserves decreased to €3.2 billion in the quarter, after it had booked record fourth-quarter sums for settlements such as over the sale of toxic mortgages and sham Russian trades. Read More »

Trump says border wall will be built in 1st term

If Christy Clark has her way, our volley would come next. "There's still positives to still work into this that could benefit Canadians and firms that do business with the U.S". and Interfor Corp. - have increased their US production capacity through acquisitions over the last decade, during what amounted to a truce period between the USA and Canada on trade. Read More »

Featured Stock to See: Synergy Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (SGYP)

According to the Recommendation Trends of the stock polled by Zacks Investment Research for this month, the company has a consensus recommendation of 1 out of the scale from 1 to 5 where 1 stands for Strong Buy and 5 means Strong Sell. HC Wainwright reaffirmed a "buy" rating and issued a $18.00 price target on shares of Synergy Pharmaceuticals in a research report on Tuesday, March 28th. Read More »

Brewers' Thames leaves game with tight hamstring

Manager Craig Counsell talked with him near first base before the two walked off the field. But the Brewers answered in a big way, scoring five runs on seven hits in the bottom half of the first to take a 5-1 lead. In 2012, he spent the season with the Seattle Mariners, where he hit.220 and smashed 6 homers over the span of 40 games. Jonathan Villar , Travis Shaw and Orlando Arcia also finished with two hits. Read More »

Euro, stock markets fall back on Draghi comments

It's likely Draghi will get quizzed on the "sequencing" of the policy exit during the news conference. The Dow Jones Industrial Average .DJI rose 6.3 points, or 0.03 percent, to 20,981.39, the S&P 500 .SPX gained 1.32 points, or 0.06 percent, to 2,388.77 and the Nasdaq Composite .IXIC added 23.71 points, or 0.39 percent, to 6,048.94. Read More »