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Business Honda WR-V to be offered in two variants
Author: 0 Honda WR-V to be offered in two variants

Honda Cars India Ltd (HCIL) is all set for its second big offering of 2017 with the WR-V crossover getting a March 16 launch date in the country. Honda Cars India Ltd on Thursday commenced pre-bookings for its upcoming model WR-V which it plans to launch in India this month.

Author: 0 Mortgage Applications Up 5.8 Percent

Mortgage application activity increased by 5.8% during the week of February 24, benefitting from a six basis point decline in the 30-year fixed-rate loan. Last week, mortgage rates fell in step with benchmark U.S. Treasury yields US10YT=RR , which dropped to five-week lows on political worries about Europe and a soft batch of U.S.

Author: 0 Stocks Intraday Alert Kroger Co (NYSE:KR), SM Energy Co (NYSE:SM)

Vetr cut Kroger Company (The) from a hold rating to a sell rating and set a $32.15 price objective for the company.in a report on Monday, November 14th. Bank of The West now owns 122,205 shares of the company's stock valued at $3,627,000 after buying an additional 17,264 shares during the period. The shares were sold at an average price of $33.25, for a total transaction of $502,740.00.

Business US Weekly Claims Unexpectedly Drop To Lowest Level Since 1973
Author: 0 US Weekly Claims Unexpectedly Drop To Lowest Level Since 1973

The figure for the previous week was revised to 242,000 from an initially reported 244,000. "The long period of much warmer-than-usual weather since turn of the year surely is helping, but labour demand has risen in all the surveys too, and businesses are finding it ever-harder to recruit, so the bar for letting people go has risen".

Author: 0 Icahn selling Trump Taj Mahal to Hard Rock

Icahn played his cards close to his vest when it came to a possible sale . But the run-down property proved to be more trouble than it was worth, and following a prolonged labor strike Icahn shuttered the casino in October 2016. In a statement later on Monday, Sweeney criticized Icahn and Christie's decision to veto. The Tribe operates the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casinos in Tampa and Hollywood.

Author: 0 Slow flow of United States tax refunds getting back on track

Income tax refunds, which previous year totaled $265 billion, represent a chance for many consumers to buy appliances, do overdue auto maintenance or pay down credit cards. In early February, tax refunds had amounted to just 31 percent of what the IRS had sent out by the same time in 2016. Under federal law, most taxpayers have a three-year window to claim an IRS refund.

Business President Trump Welcomes Stock Market Surge, Consumer Confidence
Author: 0 President Trump Welcomes Stock Market Surge, Consumer Confidence

Trump's speech Tuesday to a joint session of Congress is expected to include more details of how the administration plans to carry out promises to cut taxes and step up infrastructure spending. The rally was also fuelled by the probability of a rate surge by the Federal Reserve. In the meantime, the wavering Tuesday on Wall Street snapped the Dow's historic run at 13-straight record closing highs.

Author: 0 Hot Stock to Watch: Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:ODP)

This scale runs from 1 to 5 where 1 represents Strong Buy and 5 represents Sell. The company beat consensus profit expectations for the fourth quarter. This contrasts with this year Q4 current estimates trend of $0.72 while for one month was for $0.66. The Company now has Insider ownership of 1.4 Percent and Institutional Ownership of 92.2 Percent.

Author: 0 Abercrombie & Fitch At 17-Year Low Ahead Of Q4 Report

These analysts and investment firms use various valuation methods to decide a price target for a stock. The company ended the quarter with a total of 930 stores, comprised of 374 Abercrombie & Fitch and 556 Hollister locations. In the last 27 earnings reports, the company has topped earnings-per-share estimates 66% percent of times. (NYSE:ANF) could bring EPS of $0.21/share.

Author: 0 What are Analysts opinions on: Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY)

Finally, we can see dark clouds emerging over OXY. The share price is now -2.69 percent versus its SMA20, 1.22 percent versus its SMA50, and 14.67 percent versus its SMA200. If you are reading this news story on another domain, it was stolen and republished in violation of USA and global trademark & copyright legislation.

Business Momentum Stock in Concentration: ONEOK Inc. (NYSE:OKE)
Author: 0 Momentum Stock in Concentration: ONEOK Inc. (NYSE:OKE)

Citigroup Inc. downgraded shares of ONEOK from a buy rating to a neutral rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 25th. Barclays PLC lowered shares of ONEOK from an "overweight" rating to an "equal weight" rating and upped their target price for the stock from $49.00 to $58.00 in a research report on Tuesday, December 13th.

Business February German CPI Inflation Rises To 2.2%, Highest Rate Since 2012
Author: 0 February German CPI Inflation Rises To 2.2%, Highest Rate Since 2012

Euro zone annual inflation rose in February by 2.0 percent, in line with market expectations, on a surge in energy prices as the bloc's unemployment rate remained stable, estimates from the European Statistics office showed on Thursday. Services prices also increased, rising an estimated 1.3%. The ECB is scheduled to meet in a week's time on March 9. "Domestic price pressures are still comparatively low at present", Jens Weidmann, the head of Germany's Bundesbank, said at an event at ...

Author: 0 Want a free trip to New Zealand?

Once you do, your itinerary will be filled with interviews and meetings with others in the New Zealand tech community members, as well as excursions around Wellington. Tech firms from around the city will then nominate their favourite candidates and the 100 most-nominated candidates will be invited to Aoteroa (the native Maori name for the country meaning "land of the long white cloud").

Business Uber CEO caught on video arguing about fares
Author: 0 Uber CEO caught on video arguing about fares

In the aftermath of the reveal of the argument between Kalanick and one of his drivers over fares, the Uber CEO issued an apology . Travis Kalanick has said he needs to "grow up" and get help after the embarrassing dashcam footage showed him angrily dismissing the driver's concerns.

Business American Eagle sees profits dip in fourth quarter
Author: 0 American Eagle sees profits dip in fourth quarter

Vetr downgraded American Eagle Outfitters from a "strong-buy" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $19.96 price target on the stock.in a report on Monday, November 14th. This story was originally posted by Chaffey Breeze and is owned by of Chaffey Breeze. If you are accessing this article on another site, it was illegally copied and republished in violation of United States & global copyright & trademark laws.

Author: 0 Stock Perspective: Ross Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:ROST) Earnings in View

For the first quarter ending April 29, 2017, comparable store sales are forecast to be up 1% to 2% with earnings per share projected to be $0.76 to $0.79. Full-year sales forecasts are pegged at $12.81B, representing an increase of almost 7.29% over last fiscal year's revenues of $11.94B. (NASDAQ:ROST) is projected at 13.6 percent in the Current Quarter and 12.3 percent in the Next Quarter, according to analysts.

Author: 0 Global Stocks Rally Intact as US Hits New Highs: Markets Wrap

Data showed US manufacturing expanded last month at the fastest pace in three years and an acceleration in German inflation added to signs of momentum in Europe's largest economy. More vitally, the Eurozone's preliminary yearly February Consumer Price Index (CPI) result will be published. Dollar / yen dipped to an Asian session low of 112.76 but soon recovered to bounce above the key 113-yen level as attention shifted to the probability of a Fed rate hike at the March 15 FOMC meeting.

Business Brokerages Set Dow Chemical Company (The) (DOW) Price Target at $64.97
Author: 0 Brokerages Set Dow Chemical Company (The) (DOW) Price Target at $64.97

When we look at the Volatility of the company, Week Volatility is at 1.86% whereas Month Volatility is at 1.64%. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link. Want to see what other hedge funds are holding EMN? Smithfield Trust Co. boosted its position in shares of Dow Chemical Company (The ) by 14.2% in the third quarter.

Business Australia bounces back to robust GDP growth
Author: 0 Australia bounces back to robust GDP growth

That exceeded forecasts for an increase of 0.8 percent following the 0.5 percent contraction in the third quarter. A weakening naira contributed to inflation accelerating to the highest level in more than a decade, prompting the central bank to increase its key lending rate to a record 14 percent.

Business Rand flat as dollar gains on hawkish Fed comments
Author: 0 Rand flat as dollar gains on hawkish Fed comments

Closing the day at 3.62 on Tuesday, the U.S. dollar was quoted at 3.65 Turkish lira earlier yesterday, after U.S. President Donald Trump's speech at the U.S. In Asia on Wednesday , the Nikkei 225 index in Tokyo ended up 1.4%, the Shanghai Composite is up 0.2% and the Hang Seng index is up 0.2%. The gold price took a slight downward turn today as the possibility of a March rate hike by the Federal Reserve looked to increase.

Business Police raids Prajapati's house in Lucknow
Author: 0 Police raids Prajapati's house in Lucknow

The cops, however, were highly disappointed when they did not find the accused minister at the residence. Presence of heavy police force in the area was though not surprising for many, the commuters and vendors flocked to the scene. She further had alleged that she petitioned my case at DGP office even but my plea remained unheard. On February 17, the apex court had directed the UP Police to lodge an FIR against Prajapati and asked it to inquire and file an action taken report regarding the ...

Author: 0 Wells Fargo cuts pay for CEO and other top executives after scandal

The executives whose bonuses will be axed are President and CEO Sloan; CFO John Shrewsberry; David Carroll, head of Wealth and Investment Management; Avid Modjtabai, head of Payments, Virtual Solutions and Innovation; Chief Administrative Officer Hope Hardison; Chief Auditor David Julian; Chief Risk Officer Michael Loughlin; and General Counsel James Strother.

Business Analysts Estimates and Ratings: Broadcom Limited (NASDAQ:AVGO)
Author: 0 Analysts Estimates and Ratings: Broadcom Limited (NASDAQ:AVGO)

Glenview Trust Co purchased a new position in shares of Broadcom Limited during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $380,000. Broadcom Limited (NASDAQ:AVGO): On Tuesday heightened volatility was witnessed in Broadcom Limited (NASDAQ:AVGO) which led to swings in the share price.

Business Fishing Republic PLC (FISH) Rating Reiterated by Northland Securities
Author: 0 Fishing Republic PLC (FISH) Rating Reiterated by Northland Securities

St. James's Place plc now has an average rating of Buy and an average target price of GBX 1,120.71 ($13.96). Several research firms have weighed in on SNR. The stock's market cap is GBX 5.46 billion. The stock has a 50 day moving average of GBX 195.79 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 203.42. This article was originally posted by Sports Perspectives and is owned by of Sports Perspectives.

Business The moment Trump became Presidential
Author: 0 The moment Trump became Presidential

Mr Pascrell and other Democrats said the returns would allow lawmakers and the general public decide whether President Trump has any investments in Russian Federation - something he has repeatedly denied. "The time has come for a new program of national rebuilding", he said. The most emotional moment in Trump's speech came as he recognized the widow of Navy SEAL William Ryan Owens, who was killed in a January 29 counter terrorism operation in Yemen.

Business Is Mylan NV (NASDAQ:MYL) a Long Term Growth Play?
Author: 0 Is Mylan NV (NASDAQ:MYL) a Long Term Growth Play?

The company now has a consensus rating of "Buy" and a consensus target price of $51.43. Swiss National Bank now owns 1,264,042 shares of the company's stock valued at $48,185,000 after buying an additional 94,829 shares in the last quarter.

Business Analysts Offer Predictions for Ares Capital Co.'s Q1 2017 Earnings (ARCC)
Author: 0 Analysts Offer Predictions for Ares Capital Co.'s Q1 2017 Earnings (ARCC)

For recent position, 9 analysts have ranked the ARCC with Buy ratings while 1 ranked overweight. TheStreet cut shares of Ares Capital from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Monday, November 7th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, March 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.38 per share. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, December 13th. This represents a $1.52 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 9.41%.

Author: 0 BCBG Max Azria Group Files for Chapter 11

These closing affect the company's BCBGMaxazria and BCBGGeneration locations, but not the retailer's store-within-a-store concept housed in various Macy's department stores. The company is taking steps to close its freestanding stores in Canada and consolidate its operations in Europeand Japan, in addition to the 120 retail stores closed as part of the restructuring efforts.

Author: 0 Investors Traded Stock: Essex Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ESS)

The Company owns or holds an interest in over 250 communities, aggregating approximately 59,160 apartment homes, located along the West Coast, as well as over four commercial buildings (totaling approximately 319,080 square feet), and over eight active development projects with approximately 2,450 apartment homes in various stages of development.

Author: 0 Black History Month inspires campus events

Ford said that he wanted to help Americans "seize the opportunity to honor the too-often neglected accomplishments of black Americans in every area of endeavor throughout our history". "I'm doing this unit not because it's black history month but because it's important." explains Laura Lanik, social studies teacher. So who owns Black History Month? "We think it worked out well and the students had a blast with bringing their characters to life".

Business Bank of Montreal Q1 Income Rises 30%
Author: 0 Bank of Montreal Q1 Income Rises 30%

However, the brokerage retained its 12-month price target of $74 on the stock. Finally, State of Tennessee Treasury Department increased its position in shares of Bank of Montreal by 12.6% in the second quarter. BMO has been the topic of several research reports. Bank of Montreal presently has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of C$100.06.

Business Consumer confidence soars to a 15-year high
Author: 0 Consumer confidence soars to a 15-year high

The Conference Board announced that consumer confidence increased in February, reaching the highest level since July 2001. After retreating in January, the Consumer Confidence Index jumped to 114.8, up from 111.6. Those stating jobs are "plentiful" declined from 27.1% to 26.2%, while those claiming jobs are "hard to get" also decreased, from 21.1% to 20.3%. And in the short term, those who said they are expecting business conditions to improve over the next six months increased from 22.9% ...

Author: 0 Syrian army gains control of fortress near western entrance to Palmyra

The IS fighters are fleeing toward the residential part of the city, he added. Parts of the ancient city have been destroyed by the militants. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) reported that government forces were expected to storm Palmyra at "any moment".

Author: 0 Wall Street treads water ahead of Trump's Tuesday speech

The big-cap S&P 500 index was up 1.37 per cent, at 2.395,96, while the tech-heavy NASDAQ composite gained 1.35 percent to close at 5.904,03, both new records. Bucking the trend, Intel shares fell 1.3% while Wal-Mart shares shed 0.5%, the only two stocks in the Dow dropping in early afternoon trading. TRAVEL BUZZ: Shares in Priceline climbed 5.8 percent after the online booking company posted strong quarterly earnings.

Business You can now order pizza with Bluetooth shoes
Author: 0 You can now order pizza with Bluetooth shoes

Pizza Hut is changing the sneaker pizza game (is that even a thing?) as they have created a new shoe that they're calling the "Pie-Tops". These kicks, created by well-known customizer The Shoe Surgeon, were limited to just 64 pairs as a nod to the 64-team bracket (even though it's technically 68 teams, but who's counting?) and therefore will be almost impossible to get your hands on.

Business Warren Buffett doubles Apple stake to more than $18bn
Author: 0 Warren Buffett doubles Apple stake to more than $18bn

Berkshire had $7 billion of its $122 billion equity portfolio invested in Apple at the end of 2016 after nearly a year of incremental purchases, according to Mr Buffett's letter, but the extra purchases more than doubled the stake to 133 million shares.

Author: 0 Dow Struggles To Continue Record Run As Traders Await Trump Speech

The blue-chip index on Monday marked 12-consecutive sessions of all-time highs, matching the longest record streak since January of 1987 - which came 10 months before the Black Monday stock-market collapse in October. Meanwhile, the S&P 500 and Nasdaq both gained about 1%. The VIX Volatility Index was higher for the day at 12.84 for a gain of 0.75 points or 6.20%.

Business Dow climbs above 21000 points as stocks surge
Author: 0 Dow climbs above 21000 points as stocks surge

Sticking to what's on the teleprompter in one speech is not enough to spark a rally on its own, but the president has also shown that he can spook markets when he veers wildly off-script (paywall). Meanwhile, investors will closely watch Fed Board Governor Lael Brainard's comments on Wednesday for her take on rates. Investors rejoiced over the Fed's apparent faith in the USA economy.

Business Dow Races Past 21000 For First Time After Trump Strikes Conciliatory Tone
Author: 0 Dow Races Past 21000 For First Time After Trump Strikes Conciliatory Tone

The tiny gains came after an indecisive day for USA stocks that sent indexes wavering between small gains and losses. Bank of America rose 3.4 percent and Morgan Stanley added 2.9 percent. The WSJ Dollar Index, which tracks the US currency against 16 others, was recently up 0.5 percent. Dow futures soared more than 150 points ahead of the open, while S&P and Nasdaq futures advanced 18 and 34 points, respectively.

Business McDonald's to launch ordering app, expand delivery
Author: 0 McDonald's to launch ordering app, expand delivery

It has more than 14,000 restaurants in the U.S in total. The "mobile order-and-pay" feature is expected to be available at 14,000 McDonald's restaurants across the US later this year. As part of the push for greater convenience in the United States, which contributes more operating income than any other global market, McDonald's will also offer curbside pickup of orders to reduce wait time at drive-thrus.

Author: 0 Hershey's Layoff Targets 15 Percent of Hourly Workforce

Hershey is expecting pretax charges of up to $425 million over the next three years as a result of its plan to improve the operating margin, which includes the costs of closing plants and offices and other expenses related to job cuts. The Hershey Company, the largest candy manufacturer in North America, says it could lay off up to 15 percent of its global work force. Earlier this month, Hershey reported its fourth-quarter sales were tempered by poor performance in China.

Author: 0 'Nightmare' of 1100 Ford job cuts at Bridgend - union

He said: "This is a real kick in the teeth for our hard-working members at the Ford plant - as well as their families and the community as a whole". The company's plan was to cut 1,100 jobs over a five-year period, leaving a workforce of just 600 at the plant.

Business Northrop Grumman Corporation (NOC) Dividend Payout Ratio
Author: 0 Northrop Grumman Corporation (NOC) Dividend Payout Ratio

Finally, Northern Trust Corp raised its stake in Northrop Grumman Corporation by 1.1% in the third quarter. Based on the Stock Research the Relative Strength Index signal is in over bought territory with a range of 73.08. Northrop Grumman's payout ratio is now 29.53%. If you are viewing this report on another publication, it was illegally copied and republished in violation of United States & global copyright & trademark legislation.

Business In focus: TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation (AMTD) Trading Patterns
Author: 0 In focus: TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation (AMTD) Trading Patterns

TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation has a servicing self-directed investors through its brokerage subsidiaries. Breaking those down we see that the ratings are as follows: 5 Strong Buy, 2 Rated Buy, 6 Rated Hold and 0 Rated Sell. This piece was first published by BBNS and is the sole property of of BBNS. If you are accessing this article on another publication, it was illegally stolen and reposted in violation of US and global trademark & copyright law.

Business Stock to Watch: Fiesta Restaurant Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:FRGI)
Author: 0 Stock to Watch: Fiesta Restaurant Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:FRGI)

On the sell side, the most recent transaction saw Todd unload 32 shares at a sale price of $23.45. Finally, Russell Investments Group Ltd. bought a new position in Fiesta Restaurant Group during the fourth quarter valued at $17,784,000. The firm earned $182.26 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $183.92 million. For annual bases, the firm attains $3.94 per-share earnings for FY 2016 trends against $4.32 for fiscal year 2017 Trends, views extracted from WSJ.

Author: 0 Sinclair and Tribune reportedly talking about possible combination

Tribune has a market value of more than $3 billion, and has been exploring what it called "strategic and financial alternatives" for the a year ago. Some sort of deal makes sense since Sinclair, which has been on a buying spree inr ecent years, said it plans more acquisitions, while Tribune Media is for sale.