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Business Leahy says Senate should shelve 'mean' Trumpcare Bill
Author: 0 Leahy says Senate should shelve 'mean' Trumpcare Bill

We know and trust that Sens. After all, about the only way it could be more regressive is if it took the cake a certain French queen wanted the poor to eat for dinner and gave it to the rich for dessert. Their premiums would likely decline as they select less-comprehensive plans. They couldn't afford anything else. However, what hasn't received almost as much attention is that the House also passed deep cuts in the federal-state Medicaid program as part of the ACA repeal bill, despite that ...

Author: 0 Investor's Watch List: Groupon Cl A Cmn (NASDAQ:GRPN)

The coupon company reported $0.01 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.05) by $0.06. Over the last quarter, insiders have sold 359,105 shares of company stock valued at $1,129,243.

Business Are There Any Catalysts to Propel Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE:CPK) Forward?
Author: 0 Are There Any Catalysts to Propel Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE:CPK) Forward?

Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) has risen 49.74% since June 29, 2016 and is uptrending. Tiedemann Wealth Management LLC increased its stake in Chesapeake Energy Corporation by 21.0% in the first quarter. CHK was included in 7 notes of analysts from September 9, 2016. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Chesapeake Energy Corporation from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a research report on Thursday, May 11th.

Business Yellen Says Financial Crisis Unlikely in Her Lifetime
Author: 0 Yellen Says Financial Crisis Unlikely in Her Lifetime

Yellen is set speak about global economic issues at the British Academy "President's Lecture" in London at 1:00 pm ET. Given falling inflation and mixed messages from Fed officials, some were asking: will the Fed really raise rates again? Unless fiscal policymakers make investments in education, job training, infrastructure and research and development to boost output despite a slow-growing workforce, " monetary policy will be severely challenged to achieve stable prices, well-anchored ...

Author: 0 Analysts Update Their Price Target On United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X)

Several equities analysts have recently issued reports on the company. Hightower Limited Company has 0% invested in AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE: AKS ). The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, June 9th. Total Debt/Equity is 1374.63 and the Book value per Share is -0.73.

Author: 0 Lookout for these three Stock?Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F)

Teacher Retirement Systems Of Texas holds 0.25% or 2.86 million shares. General Motors Company (GM ) will announce its second quarter 2017 financial results on Tuesday, July 25 at approximately 7:30 a.m. The share price of F has declined by over -8.45% in the last six months. Azimuth Cap Mgmt Limited Company has invested 0.29% of its portfolio in General Motors Company (NYSE:GM).

Business Check out the Analyst's Opinions:: Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI)
Author: 0 Check out the Analyst's Opinions:: Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI)

Lehman Fin Resources has invested 0.23% of its portfolio in Kinder Morgan Inc (NYSE: KMI ). Millennium Mgmt accumulated 5.76M shares or 0.25% of the stock. Huntington Steele Lc owns 54,888 shares or 0.38% of their U.S. portfolio. Cornerstone Cap Limited Liability Corp, New York-based fund reported 506,560 shares.

Business Barrick Gold Corporation (ABX) Lowered to Sell at BidaskClub
Author: 0 Barrick Gold Corporation (ABX) Lowered to Sell at BidaskClub

Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc. boosted its stake in Barrick Gold Corporation by 9.9% in the first quarter. Earnings per share (EPS ) is the portion of a company's profit allocated to each outstanding share of common stock. Berenberg believes the distribution of Acacia's stock to Barrick shareholders in the form of dividends as the best solution, allowing Barrick investors to act according to their risk profile while posting a generous 5.2% dividend yield.

Business SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (SPY) Short Interest Update
Author: 0 SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (SPY) Short Interest Update

Investors will most likely be concentrating on what has proven to work in the past, which may offer a better idea as to how successful the strategies will be heading into the second half of the year and beyond. In general, an ADX value from 0-25 would indicate an absent or weak trend. The ADX was created by J. Welles Wilder to help determine how strong a trend is.

Author: 0 Oil market rout continues as Brent slumps below $45 per barrel

Traders in the oil markets interacted with Falih statements during the beginning of Monday's session - his statements have shown that forecasts of a rise in prices in the fourth quarter of this year took into consideration the increase in shale oil production.

Business Balentine LLC Reduces Position in Williams Companies, Inc. (The) (WMB)
Author: 0 Balentine LLC Reduces Position in Williams Companies, Inc. (The) (WMB)

Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale holds 0.05% of its portfolio in Williams Companies Inc (NYSE:WMB) for 152,174 shares. The hedge fund run by David Atterbury held 382,100 shares of the public utilities company at the end of 2016Q4, valued at $11.90M, down from 676,600 at the end of the previous reported quarter.

Business President Hosts South Korean Leader For Talks On Trade, Security
Author: 0 President Hosts South Korean Leader For Talks On Trade, Security

The White House also said that the North Korean nuclear issue has been at the top of the agenda. The Treasury said the bank, based in a port city that borders North Korea, serves as a conduit for Pyongyang to gain access to USA and worldwide financial systems, thereby evading sanctions against the regime.

Business 'Patience is over' - Trump tells North Korea
Author: 0 'Patience is over' - Trump tells North Korea

South Korea's new leader met with President Donald Trump yesterday to reassure USA leaders he will coordinate closely on dealing with the North Korean threat. North Korea has been conducting missile tests even after Donald Trump took office in January and on June 23 Defiant Pyongyang conducted another rocket engine test that can be used for an intercontinental ballistic missile or ICBM capable enough of reaching the US mainland.

Business White House considers eliminating council focused on female empowerment
Author: 0 White House considers eliminating council focused on female empowerment

The Trump administration is now debating the future of the Council on Women and Girls, an initiative created by former President Barack Obama at the beginning of his presidency, a senior White House official said. Rounding out the Trump White House staffers with Alabama connections is Cliff Sims, the founder of the conservative Yellowhammer News website and talk radio station.

Business J&K: Mehbooba govt to discuss GST implementation in state on July 4
Author: 0 J&K: Mehbooba govt to discuss GST implementation in state on July 4

Secondly, Jaitley said, the Government did not want to create a situation where poor and rich would pay similar taxes . Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today rejected demands for deferring the Goods and Services Tax ( GST ) rollout saying the Constitution does not give luxury to delay the nation's biggest economic reform by six months.

Business ValueAct Holdings LP Buys 3002963 Shares of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (VRX)
Author: 0 ValueAct Holdings LP Buys 3002963 Shares of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (VRX)

About 243,185 shares traded. It has outperformed by 45.59% the S&P500. MA owned approximately 0.05% of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International worth $2,055,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Valeant Pharmaceuticals International , Inc. Archford Cap Strategies Ltd reported 0% in Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (NYSE:VRX). Wilbanks Smith And Thomas Asset Mgmt Limited Liability Corporation holds 0.03% or 2,922 shares.

Author: 0 Important Analyst's Ratings to Watch: Gilead Sciences Inc. (GILD)

The institutional investor owned 10,600 shares of the biopharmaceutical company's stock after selling 5,458 shares during the period. Also Executive John C. Tiemann Ltd Com invested in 3,040 shares. Historically, the volatility of this stock is about 2.37% a week and 1.85% a month. Korea Investment reported 0.3% of its portfolio in United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX).

Business Cara Therapeutics, Inc. (CARA) Lowered to Hold at Vetr Inc
Author: 0 Cara Therapeutics, Inc. (CARA) Lowered to Hold at Vetr Inc

The company now has an average rating of "Buy" and an average price target of $26.72. Needham & Company LLC reiterated a "buy" rating and set a $23.00 target price on shares of Cara Therapeutics in a report on Wednesday, June 21st. The consensus analysts recommendation at this point stands at 1.60 on Cara Therapeutics, Inc . By having an overview of the Income statement for Cara Therapeutics (NASDAQ: CARA ) the Revenue for the trailing twelve months is 990 Million.

Business Gasoline prices to hit 7-year Canada Day lows
Author: 0 Gasoline prices to hit 7-year Canada Day lows

Gasbuddy .com's Dan McTeague says the average price of gas in Canada is 104.4 cents a litre, 13 cents under the 10-year average. The average price for a gallon of regular in the Bradenton-Sarasota-Venice market was $2.109 on Friday, down from $2.122 the previous day and $2.186 a week ago.

Business Fourth of July gas prices could be the lowest since 2005
Author: 0 Fourth of July gas prices could be the lowest since 2005

It's also the first time since GasBuddy began tracking prices 17 years ago that Independence Day will bring cheaper gas prices than New Year's Day. Patrick DeHaan, GasBuddy senior petroleum analyst, says he is thrilled to see gas prices falling just in time for the most-traveled summer holiday.

Author: 0 Recent Trading Updates:: Banco Bradesco SA (BBD)

The stock of Banco Bradesco SA (ADR) (NYSE: BBD ) earned "Hold" rating by Deutsche Bank on Tuesday, March 22. The rating was upgraded by Bank of America on Monday, March 14 to "Buy". (BBD) has the trading volume of 9.56 Million shares with the average trading volume of 9060 shares. The company also recently disclosed a special dividend, which will be paid on Monday, July 24th.

Author: 0 Personal Capital Advisors Corp Purchases 51832 Shares of Wells Fargo & Company

RDI's SI was 99,100 shares in June as released by FINRA. Its down 9.5% from 211,600 shares previously. With 52,700 avg volume, 8 days are for Reeds Incorporated (NYSEMKT:REED)'s short sellers to cover REED's short positions. It also upped Ishares Tr (DGRO) stake by 263,740 shares and now owns 301,885 shares. Steris Plc was raised too. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.67 in 2016 Q4.

Author: 0 Barclays PLC (BARC) Rating Reiterated by Goldman Sachs Group, Inc

Among 24 analysts covering BAE Systems Plc ( LON:BA ), 19 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 3 Hold. Berenberg's target price indicates a potential upside of 14.41% from the company's last price. The firm's market capitalization is GBX 38.45 billion. Morgan Stanley set a GBX 4,300 ($54.78) price objective on Imperial Brands PLC and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a research report on Thursday, May 4th.

Business Mark Kingston hired as new USC baseball coach
Author: 0 Mark Kingston hired as new USC baseball coach

Kingston, 47, guided South Florida to a 42-19 mark and an NCAA regional appearance this season. The former University of South Florida skipper takes over a program that posted a 35-25 record under Chad Holbrook , who resigned earlier this month.

Business Noble Midstream Partners LP (NBLX) Shares Sold by Goldman Sachs Group Inc
Author: 0 Noble Midstream Partners LP (NBLX) Shares Sold by Goldman Sachs Group Inc

Raymond James downgraded it to "Outperform" rating and $80 target in Thursday, January 12 report. They now have a United States dollars 25 price target on the stock. California Public Employees Retirement System stated it has 29,300 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Tiaa Cref Invest Lc reported 448,838 shares stake.

Business Ex-TEPCO Leaders Plead Not Guilty In Fukushima Nuclear Trial
Author: 0 Ex-TEPCO Leaders Plead Not Guilty In Fukushima Nuclear Trial

Three reactors had meltdowns after a tsunami hit the Fukushima Nuclear Reactor, located around 280 kilometers (roughly 170 miles) north of Tokyo , in 2011. Thousands have still not returned, largely due to lingering radiation fears. "As someone who knew nothing (about the risks of an accident), I'm now in my seventh year as an evacuee".

Business Trending Stock Alert: Physicians Realty Trust (DOC)
Author: 0 Trending Stock Alert: Physicians Realty Trust (DOC)

The ratio has dropped, as 99 investment professionals opened new and increased positions, while 89 decreased and sold their positions in Physicians Realty Trust. The company now has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average price target of $10.90. Investors of record on Monday, July 3rd will be issued a $0.23 dividend.

Business Jeff Fisher tells Rams staff he has been fired
Author: 0 Jeff Fisher tells Rams staff he has been fired

On Thursday, another clip leaked of the moment Fisher had to face his assistant coaches and tell them he's no longer their boss. He was let go on December 13 after the Rams were obliterated by the Atlanta Falcons , 42-14. "I was just fired". Fisher spent five years coaching the Rams and never had a winning season. Regardless of how you feel about Fisher, witnessing this kind of career-changing moment first-hand is pretty powerful stuff.

Business Trump Tweets He's Sending Federal Help To Slow Gun Violence
Author: 0 Trump Tweets He's Sending Federal Help To Slow Gun Violence

On Friday morning, hours before the announcement, President Donald Trump issued a statement on Twitter saying that the violence has "reached such epidemic proportions that I am sending in Federal help". USA attorney's office prosecutors will also focus on whether suspects in gun crimes should be charged with state or federal crimes. Trump has focused on Chicago's violent crime in the past, addressing the problem of inner cities and crime in a joint session with Congress in February.

Business United Kingdom economic growth confirmed at 0.2% in first quarter
Author: 0 United Kingdom economic growth confirmed at 0.2% in first quarter

This was the third consecutive quarter of falling disposable income-the longest such period since the late 1970s. The recent fall is explained by the increased taxes on income and wealth. economist at Capital Economics, a London-based consultancy. "GDP growth for the first three months of 2017 remained unrevised at 0.2%", Darren Morgan, the ONS' head of GDP said.

Business Carrizo (CRZO) Picks Up Delaware Basin Acreage for $648M
Author: 0 Carrizo (CRZO) Picks Up Delaware Basin Acreage for $648M

The average volume for Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. Blackrock, New York-based fund reported 41,385 shares. Van ECK Associates Corp now owns 7,914 shares of the oil and gas producer's stock worth $296,000 after buying an additional 1,147 shares during the last quarter.

Business Kendrick Lamar Releases 'Element' Video
Author: 0 Kendrick Lamar Releases 'Element' Video

Co-directed by Jonas Lindstroem and the Lil Homies (the duo of Lamar and President of TDE Dave Free), the video for Element is far more deliberate and slower-paced than the previous two. Watch Kendrick Lamar's dramatic new video for 'ELEMENT .' below. The juxtaposition of images in " ELEMENT ." video matches the one we hear in the melody and lyrics of the track.

Business Amazon announces Prime Day for July 11
Author: 0 Amazon announces Prime Day for July 11

Members who stream a Prime Video for the first time on the account get a $10 credit good for Prime Day. Amazon Prime Day is an annual sale event. The annual event hosted by the company in 12 countries including the USA, the UK, Spain, Mexico, Japan, Italy, Germany, France, China, Canada, Belgium and Austria is being held in India for the first time.

Business Gingrich: Supreme Court travel ban ruling shows Trump was 'right'
Author: 0 Gingrich: Supreme Court travel ban ruling shows Trump was 'right'

That review should be complete before October 2, the first day the justices could hear arguments in their new term. Since that student has what Monday's court ruling calls a " bona fide relationship" with an American institution, MSU, the student should be able to return to Bozeman, said Tracy Ellig, university spokesman.

Business USA dollar drops to 9-month low against Singdollar
Author: 0 USA dollar drops to 9-month low against Singdollar

Fears over the future performance of the U.S. economy, inflation and the so-called "terminal interest rate" (the rate that the Federal Reserve will eventually settle at) have dented the dollar in recent weeks. Stocks in Europe were little changed Friday morning. Markets still see a close to 30% probability of nothing coming from the Fed for the next twelve months, which would represent a sharp climbdown from the rate-tightening trajectory seen this time previous year.

Business Durant to wait until late July to re-sign
Author: 0 Durant to wait until late July to re-sign

He made just $12.1 million this past season. But the luxury tax bill to keep Kevin Durant , Stephen Curry , Draymond Green and Klay Thompson together for the long haul could get quite expensive. The 2017 NBA Free Agency starts on July 1 as players can start talking to other teams. Specifically, Haynes reported Durant intends to re-up with the Warriors for less than the 10-year veteran max contract he's eligible for so the Warriors have additional salary cap flexibility to try and retain ...

Author: 0 Comprehensive Stock Analysis Of AU Optronics Corp. (AUO)

Bernstein downgraded the shares of AUO in report on Friday, March 3 to "Underperform" rating. In the last reported quarter, Au Optronics Corp reported its Actual EPS (earnings per share) of $0.32/share where most of the analysts working on this stock were estimating the EPS to be $0.33/share.

Business Oil prices rise to 2-week high on dip in U.S. output
Author: 0 Oil prices rise to 2-week high on dip in U.S. output

Oil production in the USA for the week ended June 23, decreased by 1.07 percent, or 100,000 barrels per day, to 9.250 million barrels per day, according to the US Energy Information Administration (EIA). Just a week ago, another team of Goldman analysts, the bank's European energy team, thinks otherwise, saying that the selloff in energy stocks is but an opportunity for buyers, and that current low prices are likely unsustainable in the long run.

Business Uber founder Travis Kalanick resigns as CEO
Author: 0 Uber founder Travis Kalanick resigns as CEO

The investors informed Kalanick of their demands in a letter, titled "Moving Uber Forward". Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto doesn't expect the resignation of Uber CEO Travis Kalanick to impact the company's operations in Pittsburgh. Uber fired 20 employees in June after that investigation uncovered 215 harassment claims. Uber is one of the most highly valued private companies in the world.

Author: 0 Garland Capital Management Inc. Sells 1297 Shares of Union Pacific Co. (UNP)

The stock increased 0.27% or $0.05 on June 27, reaching $18.25. Its down 0.04, from 0.94 in 2016Q3. It is positive, as 55 investors sold UNP shares while 509 reduced holdings. UBS maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Friday, July 24 report. The company was initiated on Tuesday, March 15 by Scotia Capital. Virtus Invest Advisers holds 0.25% of its portfolio in Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) for 30,874 shares.

Business Progressive Groups Rip Republican Plan To Replace Obamacare
Author: 0 Progressive Groups Rip Republican Plan To Replace Obamacare

Progressive groups predicted IL will see hundreds of thousands people lose health insurance coverage if Congress approves the Senate Republican plan to replace Obamacare . The CBO report wasn't all bad news for McConnell. The CBO report reinforced a recent pattern in budget office scores for Republican-backed health care plans aimed at repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare.

Business Lawes eager to impress in second Test audition
Author: 0 Lawes eager to impress in second Test audition

This is not the first time Gatland has complained about New Zealand's tactics. "The fans who watched it loved it, so it's really, really disappointing to hear him say that.to take away not only the gloss of the test match but from his own team's performance as well".

Business China's manufacturing activity expands for 11th month
Author: 0 China's manufacturing activity expands for 11th month

The new orders subindex for the entire sector also rose to 51.4 from 50.9. The sub-index for employment dipped to 49.0 from 49.4. In the services sector, the official services PMI for June rose to 54.9 from May's 54.5. China's central bank will hold off on further monetary policy tightening and could even slightly loosen its grip in coming months as a deleveraging drive threatens economic growth and job creation, policy insiders said.

Business Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) Shares on the Go mid-Session
Author: 0 Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) Shares on the Go mid-Session

It has outperformed by 29.50% the S&P500. Spirit Of America Management Corp decreased Marathon Oil Corp. MPC has been the topic of a number of analyst reports. TrueBlue, Inc.is a provider of specialized workforce solutions. The analysts estimated sales for the higher end at 22386.9 million and lower end at 15693.8 million while the year ago reported sale was 22173.7 million.

Business Analyst's Predictions on United Technologies Corporation (UTX), Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (PIR)
Author: 0 Analyst's Predictions on United Technologies Corporation (UTX), Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (PIR)

The company issued revenue guidance of flat from $406 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $412.33 million.Pier 1 Imports also updated its FY18 guidance to $0.46-0.52 EPS. Pier 1 Imports Inc (NYSE:PIR) has declined 2.95% since June 29, 2016 and is downtrending. Guggenheim reissued a "neutral" rating on shares of Pier 1 Imports in a research report on Monday, April 17th.

Author: 0 Today Analysts Focus on PVH Corp. (PVH), KB Home (KBH)

In Technology sector, shares of International Business Machines Corporation (IBM ) were valued at $154.75 and moved -0.31% as of a recent closing trade. 121971 shares were traded on M/I Homes, Inc.'s last session. Many research analysts quite recently weighed in on MHO. The stock of KB Home (NYSE:KBH) earned "Neutral" rating by Buckingham Research on Tuesday, February 28.

Business Tesco urges watchdog to fast-track investigation into £3.7bn Booker merger
Author: 0 Tesco urges watchdog to fast-track investigation into £3.7bn Booker merger

The investigation could then proceed into a second stage, which would take roughly 24 weeks. It is understood that the unusual nature of the deal made it unlikely the watchdog would get through the detail involved by its July 25 deadline. The watchdog is now looking into the £3.7-billion deal and could potentially force Britain's biggest supermarket to offload stores if it concludes that the tie-up will harm competition within the industry.

Business Economy Watch: US GDP Edges Up in Q1
Author: 0 Economy Watch: US GDP Edges Up in Q1

But the 1.4 per cent increase was still lower than the 2.1 per cent annual growth rate in the fourth quarter of 2016. The latest growth figure was helped by an increased estimate for growth in consumer spending, which was revised up to a rate of 1.1% from 0.6%.

Author: 0 Buzzer within Investors Radar:: Energy Transfer Equity, LP (ETE)

Therefore 0 are positive. In the last reported quarter, Energy Transfer Equity LP reported its Actual EPS (earnings per share) of $0.22/share where most of the analysts working on this stock were estimating the EPS to be $0.27/share. Its up 0.03, from 0.95 in 2016Q3. Renaissance Technologies LLC boosted its position in shares of Energy Transfer Equity, L.P.by 754.1% in the fourth quarter.

Business NWS confirms EF-1 tornado hit near Martell, Wis.
Author: 0 NWS confirms EF-1 tornado hit near Martell, Wis.

There was a Tornado Warning issued for most of SE Wisconsin Wednesday evening, and storms brought heavy rain, high winds, thunder, and of course, lightning to SE Wisconsin - leaving some damage in their wake. Downed power lines left thousands of customers out of service at the height of the storms, but as of Thursday morning, only about 800 Alliant Energy customers were still without power in south-central and southwest Wisconsin, mostly in the Beloit and Livingston areas.