Business April F&O expiry closes on a flat note
Author: 0 April F&O expiry closes on a flat note

The benchmark BSE Sensex ended 0.37 percent lower at 29,918.40, but gained 1.88 percent for the week. The Sensex scaled a new peak of 30,184.22 intra-day, driven by abundant liquidity. Meanwhile, domestic funds bought shares worth a net Rs 984.17 crore on Monday, while foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) sold stocks worth a net Rs 279.55 crore, as per provisional data from the stock exchanges.

Author: 0 Portland General Electric Company (NYSE:POR) Value Score in Focus

Brookmont reported 289,618 shares. El Paso Electric Company had its "hold" rating reiterated by analysts at Williams Capital. General Electric has sold its financial assets held within GE Capital as a way to become a more streamlined, more manageable company that is primarily concerned with running its industrial businesses.

Business Forget autonomous cars, Uber will give us flying taxi services in 2020
Author: 0 Forget autonomous cars, Uber will give us flying taxi services in 2020

Flying cars have been promised for decades, but are arriving now. These vehicles will be light, quiet, and eco-friendly enough to be allowed to operate in modern cities. Say it with me: Uber is serious about flying cars. The ride-sharing company, Uber , mentioned that it will be running trials in the Dallas, city of USA and Dubai in the United Arab Emirates.

Business S&P, Dow open little changed; Nasdaq at record
Author: 0 S&P, Dow open little changed; Nasdaq at record

Energy was the biggest decliner among the 11 major S&P 500 sectors, falling 1.1% on the back of a 0.9% decline in U.S. crude futures. It's within a third of a percent of its all-time high, set at the start of March. A sharp rise in sales overseas, particularly in Asia, helped push revenue to $1.12 billion from $1.05 billion in last year's first quarter. Ryder System was among the relatively few stocks to fall.

Business Healthy profits for McDonald's, others vault stocks higher
Author: 0 Healthy profits for McDonald's, others vault stocks higher

The broader S&P 500 was up 14.46 points, or 0.6%, to finish at 2,388.61. Meanwhile, sales of newly-constructed homes ( rose to the highest in almost a year in March as the housing recovery picked up steam.

Author: 0 Trump tax plan: Relief for his voters but lots of unknowns

It would eliminate the estate tax and reduce taxes on investments, typically paid by the rich. High earning taxpayers could see an immediate tax break on their income taxes, while low-income families may not feel much of a change, says Alan Cole, an economist with the Tax Foundation, a conservative think tank.

Business The Trump administration continues its war on net neutrality
Author: 0 The Trump administration continues its war on net neutrality

The FCC needs a quorum to approve items and now is down to three commissioners, Pai, fellow Republican and Title II reclassification opponent Michael O'Rielly, and Clyburn. "It makes no sense", Senator Ed Markey, a Massachusetts Democrat, said in a news conference. Earlier this month, a lobbying group representing internet companies including Facebook , Google and Salesforce met with Pai to express the group's "vigorous support" for net neutrality.

Business United States puts 6 nations on monitoring list for currency practices
Author: 0 United States puts 6 nations on monitoring list for currency practices

In addition to Taiwan, the U.S. Treasury has also placed China, Japan, South Korea, Germany and Switzerland on the list. And although the administration's first report to Congress on the foreign exchange policies of USA trading partners continues the stance of the Obama administration, putting six countries with troublesome policies on a watch list, it takes a much tougher tone.

Author: 0 Eclipse Resources Corp (ECR) Given Equal Weight Rating at Barclays PLC

ECR has been the subject of several other research reports. Fundamental Research reissued a "buy" rating and set a $0.36 price target on shares of Eclipse Resources Corp in a research note on Wednesday, January 18th. The correct version of this piece can be accessed at

Author: 0 Synergy Pharmaceuticals (SGYP) Receiving Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Analysis Shows

Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 55.36% of the company's stock. Over the long run, the price of a stock will generally go up in lock step with its earnings (assuming the P/E ratio is constant). The original version of this piece of content can be viewed at [[permalink]]. Several sell side analysts reviewed their recommendations on CommScope Holding Company, Inc.

Author: 0 Crude Steadies After Overnight Slide on Supply Concerns

U.S. crude inventories probably shrank by 1.7 million barrels last week, according to a Bloomberg survey before an EIA report Wednesday. U.S. West Texas Intermediate slipped 17 cents to $52.24 a barrel as of 10:49 a.m. Now the deal's participants must weigh whether another such agreement is worth it, given that any price increases would spur more US production. The latest Chinese data recorded increased gasoline exports with a 2.5% annual gain for March to the highest level since April ...

Author: 0 Can Celtics' Avery Bradley shut down Bulls' Jimmy Butler again?

The Celts were dealt an emotional blow with the death of Isaiah Thomas' sister the day before the playoffs began, and the Bulls took the first two games in Boston. After losing the first two games, the top-seeded Celtics can advance with a win in Game 6 on Friday night in Chicago. Utah had six double-figure scorers in Game 5, as veterans Boris Diaw, Joe Johnson and George Hill soothed any jangled nerves in the team's ranks.

Business Trump Unveils 'Biggest Tax Cut' in US History
Author: 0 Trump Unveils 'Biggest Tax Cut' in US History

Overall, the "new and improved" tax plan is similar to Trump's previous tax reform plan, with several tweaks. "It could ease the tax burden on the companies we work with so they could hire a company like hours", Hart said . Only Congress can make major tax law changes , and Democrats immediately attacked the Republican president's plan as fiscally irresponsible. The White House is not on board with the proposal, but the administration expressed broad support for switching to a ...

Business Boston Scientific Corporation (BSX) has current market capitalization of $35.37 Billion
Author: 0 Boston Scientific Corporation (BSX) has current market capitalization of $35.37 Billion

Boston Scientific has a 52-week low of $19.67 and a 52-week high of $26.41. Guggenheim reiterated a "buy" rating on shares of Boston Scientific in a report on Wednesday, April 12th. The shares were sold at an average price of $24.66, for a total value of $72,747.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Following the sale, the executive vice president now directly owns 75,864 shares of the company's stock, valued at $1,912,531.44.

Author: 0 'Nikki Haley can be easily replaced,' President Trump jokes

Security Council, which Ambassador Haley now presides over. US president also praises his U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley. "Otherwise, she could be easily replaced", Trump said, laughing off the comment and going on to discuss more serious issues.

Business Is national executive meet in Odisha a warning for CM Naveen Pattnaik?
Author: 0 Is national executive meet in Odisha a warning for CM Naveen Pattnaik?

BJP President Amit Shah is scheduled to address the participants during the day whereas Modi will deliver the address during the concluding session on Sunday. "Shah will extensively tour the country till September". "The present commission is "powerless" and can not do justice to the OBCs, Javadekar said while asserting that the central government is firm on the bill's passage".

Author: 0 Prudential PLC reiterated as Buy By Berenberg Bank

The company has market cap of $263.32 million. Its geographic segments include North America; Europe, Russia and Turkey; Africa; Latin America and Caribbean, and Asia Pacific. Rothschild Corporation Il owns 36,450 shares or 0.07% of their U.S. portfolio. Another trade for 3,040 shares valued at $285,760 was made by Pelletier Stephen on Thursday, November 10.

Business India falls three spots in Freedom of Press
Author: 0 India falls three spots in Freedom of Press

Japan was ranked 72nd on the 2017 world press freedom list, same as the previous year's place but worsening to the last among the Group of Seven industrialized nations as Italy to 52nd, according to the 180-nation ranking released by Reporters Without Borders on Wednesday.

Business Seth Meyers & Stephen Colbert Take On Donald Trump's First 100 Days
Author: 0 Seth Meyers & Stephen Colbert Take On Donald Trump's First 100 Days

As Louis CK so eloquently put, he's just "a lying sack of sh*t" and now, everyone is starting to notice that fact. The host criticized Trump for not fulfilling many of his promises during his first 100 days on the job. Meyers said Trump is trying to turn an F into an A like any other "terrible student". On Late Night , Meyers also honed in on the possible government shutdown.

Author: 0 USA economic growth weakened to 0.7 per cent in first quarter

It means that having outperformed expectations following the Brexit vote last June, the economy underperformed expectations of a slowdown of 0.4 per cent in the past three months. United Kingdom economic growth slowed sharply in the first three months of the year as consumers trimmed discretionary spending amid searing inflation and increased political uncertainty linked to the country's decision to leave the European Union last June.

Business Earnings lift Nasdaq to record; S&P, Dow drift
Author: 0 Earnings lift Nasdaq to record; S&P, Dow drift

The Standard & Poor's 500 index was up a fraction at 2,387. Technology stocks will remain in focus ahead of results from sector heavyweights Microsoft and Alphabet, which are scheduled to report results after the bell on Thursday.At 11:05 a.m.

Business Hot Stock under Consideration: The Dow Chemical Company (DOW)
Author: 0 Hot Stock under Consideration: The Dow Chemical Company (DOW)

Several hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in DOW. Wagner Bowman Management Corp raised its position in shares of Dow Chemical by 3.8% in the third quarter. The company reported an impressive total revenue of 48.16 Billion in the last fiscal year. "We have now extended our streak of year-over-year operating EPS growth to 18 consecutive quarters and achieved 14 consecutive quarters of year-over-year volume gains", he added.

Business Qualcomm issues profit warning, blames Apple
Author: 0 Qualcomm issues profit warning, blames Apple

Qualcomm, the largest maker of chips used in smartphones, also said the iPhone maker will withhold further payments until the ongoing legal dispute with Qualcomm is resolved. But the effect on Qualcomm, whose shares have already slid 15 percent since the lawsuit was filed by Apple in January, was immediate. Qualcomm also slashed its profit and revenue forecasts for the current quarter, to exclude royalty revenue from Apple's contract manufacturers.

Business France's Macron gets rough ride in Le Pen country
Author: 0 France's Macron gets rough ride in Le Pen country

When he finally made it there later in the day, Macron was met by angry heckling and jostling from crowds of workers, a rare scene for a French presidential candidate, which was broadcast live on news channels and drew much comment on social media.

Business Eurozone inflation rises to target as economy improves
Author: 0 Eurozone inflation rises to target as economy improves

European Central Bank set to meet on Thursday, markets eye policy statement for evidence of tapering. The ECB has a medium-term target for inflation at close to but just below 2 percent. Good morning, and welcome to our rolling coverage of the world economy, the financial markets, the eurozone and business . That is in essence a tax aimed at pushing banks to lend the money to companies rather than leave it at the ECB.

Author: 0 Samsung will launch new flagship smartphone months after Galaxy S8

Samsung said the net cash of Won60.2tn on its balance sheet allowed it to cancel the treasury shares - 13.3 per cent of outstanding stock - in two stages, cancelling 50 per cent of the holding now and the remainder next year. The impressive results come after a tough time for Samsung. Samsung in part had to kill off the production for the device and announced to everyone to return their Samsung Galaxy Note 7 back to the company, for obvious safety reasons.

Author: 0 Wenger ready to gamble for top four place

We had to wait until the last 10 minutes to do it but I think the team deserved the win. Leicester sat back for most of the game, so there wasn't too much to do for the player. "That is no motivation, and no distraction", said the Tottenham boss. Hasn't played much this season but looked well, he's a good player to bring on when we're trying to defend a lead, don't think he should be starting.

Author: 0 Scotiabank Reaffirms Outperform Rating for B2Gold Corp. (BTO)

A number of institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in BTG. Bridgewater Associates LP boosted its position in shares of B2Gold Corp by 29.6% in the third quarter. and gave the company an outperform rating in a research report on Monday, April 3rd. The company has a 50 day moving average of $3.84 and a 200-day moving average of $3.68.

Business Paytm launches Digital Gold with MMTC-PAMP
Author: 0 Paytm launches Digital Gold with MMTC-PAMP

This facility has been launched in collaboration with MMTC-PAMP. He also expressed his confidence that it will help millions of Indians to buy and sell 24K pure gold with utmost confidence and security. Masayoshi Son's media and Internet conglomerate SoftBank Group is likely to put in $1.9 billion (Rs 12,000 crore) into One 97 Communications Ltd, which runs digital wallet firm Paytm , a financial daily reported.

Author: 0 Euro zone inflation may rise quicker than thought in 2017: ECB survey

ECB watchers had expected the bank to hold steady at this month's meeting, as political uncertainty and weak inflation discourage it from reducing its massive support for the economy. The monthly purchase of €60bn of assets will also continue until December 2017, or longer if the European Central Bank deems it necessary. On Thursday, ECB head Mario Draghi said the eurozone's economic recovery was "increasingly solid" but inflation was not high enough to lift interest rates.

Business The Union Pacific (UNP) Earning Favorable Press Coverage, Analysis Shows
Author: 0 The Union Pacific (UNP) Earning Favorable Press Coverage, Analysis Shows

Union Pacific's quarterly profit beat the $1.23 per share that analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research expected. Bank of America maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Friday, September 11 report. Union Pacific had a net margin of 21.23% and a return on equity of 20.88%. For the last period, the company reported quarter over quarter EPS growth of 6.30% and quarter over quarter sales growth of -0.80%.

Author: 0 Trump Administration Proposes 'Massive' Tax Overhaul And Tax Cut Plan

But the plan offers no details on how Trump would offset these massive tax cuts, potentially adding trillions of dollars to the national debt over the next decade. "The principles outlined by the Trump administration today will serve as critical guideposts" as Congress and the administration work on tax changes, they said in a statement.

Author: 0 Thanks to Twitter now you can enjoy 24-hour video streaming

Unfortunately, Twitter lost the deal to air those live Thursday night games to Amazon , and as a result they've turned their attention to other sports. They include both premium and rougher non-premium shows that Twitter needs to keep live videos running all day. "We have a really big audience when there's a pay-per-view UFC match".

Author: 0 Sirius XM profit rises 20 percent as subscriber numbers grow

The share price of the company (NASDAQ:SIRI) was down -1.83%, with a high of 5.20 during the day and the volume of Sirius XM Holdings Inc. shares traded was 34773227. The biggest holder now is Mr. James E. Meyer who owns 3,897,685 shares (0.08% of those outstanding), whilst Mr. Joseph P. Clayton holds 3,525,785 (0.08% of shares outstanding) and Gary M.

Author: 0 Eurozone Inflation Jumps, but is it just Timing Distortions?

Japanese economic data released early in the session showed Japan's core consumer prices rose at a slower than expected pace in March from a year earlier, but they posted their third straight month of increase, driven by rising energy costs.

Business Wynn Resorts, Limited (WYNN) Lowered to Hold at Vetr Inc
Author: 0 Wynn Resorts, Limited (WYNN) Lowered to Hold at Vetr Inc

Wynn Resorts , Limited had its " rating reiterated by analysts at Aegis Capital. During its last trading session, Stock traded with the total exchanged volume of 2.35 million shares. If you are accessing this report on another domain, it was illegally stolen and reposted in violation of USA & global trademark & copyright law. The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, May 23rd.

Business Johnson Controls profit beats on power solutions unit performance
Author: 0 Johnson Controls profit beats on power solutions unit performance

Sell-side analyst recommendations point to a short term price target of $5.52 on the company shares. The legal version of this piece can be accessed at

Business Digging Up the Facts on Chevron Corporation (CVX)
Author: 0 Digging Up the Facts on Chevron Corporation (CVX)

Finally, Crossvault Capital Management LLC boosted its stake in Chevron by 1.0% in the first quarter. Concorde Asset Management LLC now owns 14,590 shares of the oil and gas company's stock valued at $1,497,000 after buying an additional 12,072 shares in the last quarter.

Author: 0 U.S. wants to bring North Korea to 'path of dialogue'

Amidst the ongoing situation in North Korea, President Trump summoned almost the entire Senate to the White House for a briefing on the escalating intensity of the U.S.'s current standoff with the isolated and increasingly risky country. He also credited President Donald Trump's administration with delivering new missile defense systems to South Korea and putting on a show of force in the region.

Author: 0 Macquarie Analysts Give Barclays PLC (BARC) a GBX 185 Price Target

There are now 1,644,336,774 shares in issue with the average daily volume traded being 3,348,315. Connect Group PLC (LON:CNCT) has declined 20.38% since September 27, 2016 and is downtrending. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of GBX 168.00 and a 200-day moving average price of GBX 170.61. Market capitalisation for LON:CPG is £25,764,701,828 GBP.

Author: 0 These 5 biggest milestones Sensex crossed in the recent years

Tracking mixed trade in Asian markets and negative trade in European stocks, domestic benchmark indices corrected from record highs and closed Thursday's trading session with marginal declines. ITC, IOC and BPCL were top laggards on the NSE Nifty index. Maruti Suzuki touched record high of Rs 6,589.80, a day after the carmaker reported its March quarter earnings.

Business Huawei Takes Top Spot On Chinese Smartphone Food Chain
Author: 0 Huawei Takes Top Spot On Chinese Smartphone Food Chain

Samsung maintained the top spot shipping about 6 million units of which Samsung's J-series played a major role, claims the report. Canalys believes that Xiaomi is facing stiff competition from Huawei's Honor online brand, as well as Oppo and Vivo.