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Author: 0 Alphabet, Chevron among stocks in the red in broad market retreat

The news might fall into that unusual category of "good news is bad news", as it might pave the way for the Federal Reserve to increase interest rates sooner than it might otherwise have done. It was the biggest daily point fall in the Dow since December 2008 during the financial crisis. In Europe, a bond selloff deepened across the continent, and equities dropped for a fifth straight day, the longest streak since November.

Author: 0 Long-term capital gains tax makes a comeback

The Securities Transaction Tax paid by the unitholders of mutual funds at the time of selling and while buying and selling of direct equity shares will remain in force. According to the data showed by Association of Mutual Funds in India, the MFs asset under management (AUM) which stood at mere Rs 10 lakh crore in mid-2014 - jumped to Rs 21.27 lakh by end of December 2017.

Business Amazon jumps after earnings beat
Author: 0 Amazon jumps after earnings beat

The online giant's net income jumped to $1.86 billion, or $3.75 per share, in the quarter ended December 31, from $749 million, or $1.54 per share, in the year-ago period. "We've reached an important point where other companies and developers are accelerating adoption of Alexa", he said. AWS reported operating income of $1.35 billion for the fourth quarter, up 45% year-over-year.

Business Investors Catching Stocks Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM)
Author: 0 Investors Catching Stocks Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM)

Another trade for 22,656 shares valued at $1.81M was sold by Franklin Robert Stuart. The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) has risen 9.26% since February 2, 2017 and is uptrending. (NYSE:AGO) has "Hold" rating given on Friday, June 9 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM ) is an interesting player in the Basic Materials space, with a focus on Major Integrated Oil & Gas.

Business The New Starbucks Visa Card
Author: 0 The New Starbucks Visa Card

Currently, 125 Stars can be redeemed for one free drink, food item or ready-to-drink bottled beverage at participating Starbucks, so you could easily rack up freebies to feed your coffee addiction. With a $49 annual fee, the card may only be worth the investment for customers who already make Starbucks purchases super frequently. "This credit card also makes every day more rewarding for Starbucks and Chase customers through the ability to quickly earn Stars and benefits-including more food ...

Author: 0 Which Insiders Are Selling Valero Energy Corporation (VLO)?

On a per-share basis, the San Antonio-based company said it had profit of 71 cents. Analysts await Valero Energy Partners LP (NASDAQ:VLP) to report earnings on Feb, 02 for the fiscal quarter ending Dec 2017. VLO share have rallied by 4.42% in percentage terms since the start of the year - and added 4.42% in the last month. The results fell short of Wall Street expectations.

Business Changing of the guard at the Fed
Author: 0 Changing of the guard at the Fed

Senate. That change of language will fuel expectations that the United States central bank could raise the key lending rate more than the expected three times this year. After she leaves, the Fed board could be inclined to raise rates faster because of new members on the panel than Yellen's more dovish committee. The yield on the 10-year US Treasury was at 2.73 percent, compared to 2.93 percent for New Zealand's 10-year government bond.

Business Entertainer Red Panda seeking return of stolen seven-foot unicycle
Author: 0 Entertainer Red Panda seeking return of stolen seven-foot unicycle

State, UNC and other NCAA basketball games. Try (and fail) to prepare yourself for a very sad quote. "She's heartbroken", Figley told KTVU . "It's like her baby was kidnapped". The news release describes the event as a "theft", and it's been exactly a week since the unicycle was taken, even if accidentally. The San Mateo County Sheriff's Cargo Task Force is also working the case.

Business BT Openreach pledges fibre for three million premises by 2020
Author: 0 BT Openreach pledges fibre for three million premises by 2020

The short term goal is to bring fibre to the premises (FTTP) to three million buildings in the next three years. "Reaching three million premises by 2020 sets Openreach on the right trajectory to achieve its ambition of building a ten million FTTP footprint by the mid-2020s and, if the conditions are right, to go significantly beyond, bringing the benefits of FTTP to the majority of homes and businesses across the United Kingdom", he concluded.

Business Wall Street gains fade as bond yields climb
Author: 0 Wall Street gains fade as bond yields climb

The blue chip Dow Jones Industrial Average was the only victor on Wall Street with minor growth of 37.32 points. Nasdaq 100 futures slipped 4.75 points. Shares of Electronic Arts rose 7% after posting sharp growth in live services revenue in the holiday quarter, while Xerox gained 4.4% after shrinking its loss and sealing a deal in which Japan's Fujifilm Holdings will take a majority stake.

Author: 0 YouTube ad woes hurts profits at Google parent Alphabet

This quarter it is at $4.6 billion, compared to $3.4 billion the same quarter a year ago. Odey Holdings AG increased its holdings in Alphabet by 18.2% during the second quarter. SunTrust Robinson Humphrey analyst Youssef Squali and team also weighed in on expected impact from the tax reform act on Alphabet Inc ( GOOGL ).

Business After Predicting Early Spring, Canada's Groundhog Bites Reporter
Author: 0 After Predicting Early Spring, Canada's Groundhog Bites Reporter

As a side note , our American groundhog friend Punxsutawny Phil , maybe the most popular groundhog when it comes to weather predictions, had his say in Gobbler's Knob , Pennsylvania. "You know, groundhogs do like the warm temperatures but he did not see his shadow, it was very overcast so it is going to be an early spring", said Tabitha Cox, head interpreter at the Shubenacadie Wildlife Park.

Business Economy Watch: US Economy Creates 200K Jobs in January
Author: 0 Economy Watch: US Economy Creates 200K Jobs in January

The dollar rose against a basket of currencies on the data while USA stocks were trading lower. During most of this expansion, businesses across the economy have largely resisted giving out more generous paychecks even as labour-market slack continued to diminish.

Business The Drilldown: Alberta, PM fire back at BC over bitumen transport restriction
Author: 0 The Drilldown: Alberta, PM fire back at BC over bitumen transport restriction

Notley says the only body that can decide what goes into pipelines is the federal government. The expansion would almost triple the daily amount of Alberta crude going to the West Coast for shipment to Asian markets. "We will stand by our decision". "To the extent that B.C.'s jurisdiction is interfering with the ability of the pipeline to be constructed, they're probably overreaching their constitutional jurisdiction, but to say that they have no ability to care about environmental ...

Author: 0 Nick Foles: From mulling retirement to Super Bowl QB

The first is that you were born and/or raised in New England and have rooted for the team your whole life, in which case your allegiance is hard-wired into your DNA and will remain unshakable, even when things eventually get bad . Pederson said he's fully recovered and described Jernigan's illness as a "24-hour deal" in Wednesday's pool report following practice at the University of Minnesota indoor facility.

Business Crude Oil Snaps Out Of Brief Funk
Author: 0 Crude Oil Snaps Out Of Brief Funk

Reference crude Brent of the North Sea sold at 69.35 dollars per barrel, while the US light crude West Texas Intermediate was quoted 65.65 dollars. USA crude oil production is at its highest levels since 1970 and has nearly doubled over the past decade, according to data from the federal Energy Information Administration released Thursday.

Author: 0 Noble Sells 7.5% of Tamar Field

South Dakota Investment Council increased its stake in Noble Energy Inc ( NBL ) by 76% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. The stock witnessed 3.65% gains, 8.77% gains and 5.15% gains for the 1-month, 3-month and 6-month period, respectively.

Business PayPal Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:PYPL) Expected To Report Earnings On Wednesday
Author: 0 PayPal Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:PYPL) Expected To Report Earnings On Wednesday

About 1.50M shares traded or 52.75% up from the average. (NASDAQ:BCLI) has risen 82.38% since February 1, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 2.27% the S&P500. Because 65.61 is isolated for the performance of the stock alone, the 37.29 factors in growth to get a better outlook on its future performance since P/E can present a high-growth stock as overvalued.

Business Stock for Investors Portfolio: QUALCOMM Incorporated (QCOM)
Author: 0 Stock for Investors Portfolio: QUALCOMM Incorporated (QCOM)

About 12.28M shares traded. Presently, 0.16% shares of QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM ) are owned by insiders with -3.33% six-month change in the insider ownership. The stock has "Buy" rating by Jefferies on Wednesday, June 28. Finally, Mizuho reaffirmed a buy rating on shares of QUALCOMM in a research report on Friday, October 27th.

Author: 0 (CELG) Shares Bought by Investec Asset Management North America Inc

The stock increased 0.74% or $0.52 during the last trading session, reaching $70.34. About 2.82 million shares traded. Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE:HLF) has risen 20.65% since February 1, 2017 and is uptrending. Celgene Corporation (CELG ) stock analysis is based on price earnings ratio (P/E) ratio. JP Morgan has "Overweight" rating and $152 target. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Monday, October 30 by Credit Suisse.

Business Alibaba Group Holding Limited Setting The Table For Earnings
Author: 0 Alibaba Group Holding Limited Setting The Table For Earnings

Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) has risen 19.47% since February 1, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 1.77% the S&P500. Cam Group Holding A increased its stake in Alibaba Group Hldg Ltd ( BABA ) by 7.56% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC.

Business Markets Right Now: After a stumble, stocks end a bit higher
Author: 0 Markets Right Now: After a stumble, stocks end a bit higher

The lift in yields across the curve certainly caught the attention of stock investors, contributing to losses of 0.7% for the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 . The company is due to report earnings on Thursday. The stock was down more than any other company in the S&P 500, shedding $2.68 to $25.64. The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose 15 points, or 0.6 percent, to 2,837.

Business Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan gets August release date on Amazon Prime Video
Author: 0 Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan gets August release date on Amazon Prime Video

The new trailer is by far and away the most action-packed. As previously reported , Amazon's take on the series will be that of an origin story for Jack Ryan , with an "early version" of the character as the main focus of the show. The spot reportedly cost $5 million for 30 seconds of ad time, which means Amazon is banking a whole lot on the new series, which stars John Krasinski as the titular character.

Author: 0 How Are General Motors Company (GM) Earnings Expectations Changing

It has underperformed by 1.14% the S&P500. Gateway Investment Advisers Llc decreased its stake in Visa Inc (V) by 3.88% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Pnc Fincl Serv Grp, a Pennsylvania-based fund reported 740,090 shares. Keybank Natl Association Oh has invested 0.01% in Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F).

Author: 0 India to curb cryptocurrency use, but embrace blockchain technology

Illegal Tender means you can not use them as "Rupee" to buy/sell goods. Although the finance minister didn't provide any details about how the government is planning to utilise the blockchain technology, industry experts believe that its adoption can be encouraging for the micro, small and medium enterprise (MSME) sector.

Business Elon Musk sells 20000 Boring Company flamethrowers - plus free fire extinguishers
Author: 0 Elon Musk sells 20000 Boring Company flamethrowers - plus free fire extinguishers

On Wednesday evening, the billionaire said his startup sold out of the 20,000 Boring Co. -branded flamethrowers he started peddling over the weekend at $500 each. tunneling business. As The Washington Post's Jessica Contrera reported in 2015, flamethrowers face limited regulation because they aren't considered a "firearm", which - unlike a flamethrower - is defined by its ability to expel a projectile using an explosive.

Author: 0 That fake emotional support peacock might cost you $250

Naturally, the internet was split down the middle when it came to whether or not the woman and her peacock should have been allowed to board the flight. The airline also noted that passengers are required to provide proper documentation from a medical professional at least 48 hours in advance of boarding that specifies the passenger's need for an animal.

Business Bitcoin plunges over fears Tether traders inflated cryptocurrency price
Author: 0 Bitcoin plunges over fears Tether traders inflated cryptocurrency price

Tether can be traded on the following cryptocurrency exchanges: Bittrex, EXX, Tidex, Coinut, Huobi, Bitfinex , OKEx, Cryptopia, Upbit, Poloniex, Binance , ZB.COM, Liqui, Coinbene, HitBTC, Kucoin , Gate.io, Bibox, Kraken and Exmo. He's also the chief strategy officer at Bitfinex. The report says that the U.S Commodities and Futures Trading Commission had sent subpoenas to both the companies - Bitfinex and Tether - last month on December 6, 2017.

Business Square CEO Dorsey says
Author: 0 Square CEO Dorsey says "most" Cash users can now buy bitcoin

One Bitcoin now trades for about $10,000. Square looks to help remedy that situation. It even has its own pre-paid Visa card and has proven itself positively disruptive to the traditional money-sending space. More than a million people have signed up for "early access" in the few days after the announcement . Shares in Square got the inevitable bittcoin boost when chief executive Jack Dorsey signalled the move on Twitter.

Business Look Inside: Long Awaited Amazon Spheres Now Open
Author: 0 Look Inside: Long Awaited Amazon Spheres Now Open

While they are primarily intended for employee use, the 90-foot-tall Spheres do contain public retail areas and will offer public tours. Amazon is preparing to open the doors to an interesting addition to its main campus: three massive, glass-covered domes.

Business Weaker iPhone X sales likely to undermine Samsung's AMOLED biz
Author: 0 Weaker iPhone X sales likely to undermine Samsung's AMOLED biz

According to The Bell , Samsung completed development of its own Bitcoin-related Asic chip previous year and began mass production earlier this month. How will this move affect others in the race? Samsung also recently said that it has begun mass producing the industry's first 16-gigabit (Gb) GDDR6 memory , which will be used on next-generation graphics cards.

Business Court orders Tinder to stop discriminating against users over 30
Author: 0 Court orders Tinder to stop discriminating against users over 30

A user over the age of 30 may not have the budget bandwidth to spend twenty bucks a month on the service while a younger user may have the funds and inclination to do so, for example. . It is making assumptions about the income of older users. The trial court had dismissed the case against Tinder, and the plaintiffs appealed. Judge Highberger's ruling against Tinder says that its excuse for the pricing model doesn't fly.

Business Leaked government paper suggests Brexit will damage United Kingdom growth
Author: 0 Leaked government paper suggests Brexit will damage United Kingdom growth

The figures revealed in the leak are broadly in line with the Scottish Government's own economic assessment of available Brexit options, published earlier this year. May rejected the suggestion that she believes voters can be offered a form of Brexit that effectively leaves the UK-EU relationship unaltered. British exports to China have grown by more than 60% since 2010, and the British government expects China to become one of Britain's largest foreign investors by 2020.

Business Recent Price Moves Of: Express Scripts Holding Company (ESRX)
Author: 0 Recent Price Moves Of: Express Scripts Holding Company (ESRX)

Below is a chart of S&P Global Inc versus Express Scripts Holding Co plotting their respective size rank within the S&P 500 over time (SPGI plotted in blue; ESRX plotted in green): Below is a three month price history chart comparing the stock performance of SPGI vs.

Author: 0 GAN (LON:GAN) Earns Buy Rating from Liberum Capital

Kennedy Management Inc holds 0.29% or 275,404 shares. Sector Gamma As has 33,370 shares for 0.95% of their portfolio. Boothbay Fund Ltd Liability Com accumulated 0.02% or 10,000 shares. It has a 9.21 P/E ratio. The Academic Publishing segment publishes books and journals in print and electronic formats primarily for academic and research users in the areas of humanities and social sciences, science, technology, and medicine.

Business PayPal & eBay Break Up After 15 Years, Shares Fall
Author: 0 PayPal & eBay Break Up After 15 Years, Shares Fall

That said, "most sellers can expect their costs of payments processing to be reduced after they transition to eBay's intermediated payments model", eBay said in its announcement. Analysts had been forecasting $15.16 billion. PayPal Holdings Inc. said Wednesday that fourth-quarter profit rose 59% despite booking a big charge related to the US tax overhaul.

Business Trump won't stop asking top Justice Department officials for loyalty
Author: 0 Trump won't stop asking top Justice Department officials for loyalty

Rosenstein had apparently called the meeting to ask for Trump's support in turning down document requests from House Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes , who has written a widely-disputed memo that claims the Justice Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation improperly spied on the Trump campaign.

Business Tom Brady cuts interview short after reporter insults his daughter
Author: 0 Tom Brady cuts interview short after reporter insults his daughter

Reimer has been suspended from the station. WEEI and Entercom said in a statement that Reimer's remark was "mean spirited" and "utterly indefensible". But I certainly don't think that my children or anybody else's children deserve to be in that. New England Patriots team president Jonathan Kraft said in an interview with NFL Network that quarterback Tom Brady will be given latitude to decide when he retires.

Business Qualcomm Earnings, Guidance Take Heavy Hits from Charges, Apple Dispute
Author: 0 Qualcomm Earnings, Guidance Take Heavy Hits from Charges, Apple Dispute

Revenue increased to $6.07 billion from $6.0 billion. "The quarter was good even though Apple isn't paying royalties, a testament to the company's diversification", said Patrick Moorhead, analyst from Moor Insights & Strategy. Apple sued Qualcomm last January, accusing it of overcharging for chips and refusing to pay some US$1 billion in promised rebates. The news came just before Qualcomm released its fiscal first-quarter earnings, which were weighed down by its wide-ranging legal dispute ...

Author: 0 Recommendation Trends: Seagate Technology plc (STX), Hecla Mining Co. (HL)

Therefore 24% are positive. Seagate Technology Plc had 125 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Zacks Investment Research raised Seagate Technology from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $43.00 target price on the stock in a report on Thursday, October 26th.

Author: 0 Cautious Fed comments suggest United States interest rates won't rise too much

With a booming stock market, unemployment at a 17-year low and the economy now enjoying its third-longest expansion in USA history, Powell inherits the chair at a time of smooth sailing. PCE Core prices are expected to have risen by 1.5% on an annualised basis in December, according to the consensus forecast by economists, an unchanged rate from that seen in November.

Business Crude Moves Push up Prices at the Pump
Author: 0 Crude Moves Push up Prices at the Pump

The $2.70 average in Palm Beach County was also three cents more than the previous Monday, AAA said. Gas prices in the Lima region have increased 16.5 cents since last week, according to prices reported to GasBuddy.com. Drivers in the Great Lakes, Midwest and South saw the highest per-gallon increases in the last week. Compared to one year ago, motorists in IN (+52 cents) top the list for the largest increase, while New Mexico (+15 cents) has seen the smallest increase in the country.

Business Safe Haven Investment Portfolio Stocks: Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO)
Author: 0 Safe Haven Investment Portfolio Stocks: Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO)

The stock increased 0.36% or $0.41 during the last trading session, reaching $115. About 2.30 million shares traded or 62.96% up from the average. It has underperformed by 1.41% the S&P500. Advisor Partners Limited Liability Corp accumulated 0.21% or 13,983 shares. Common shareholders want to know how profitable their capital is in the businesses they invest it in.

Business Girard Partners LTD. Decreases Stake in The Coca-Cola Co (KO)
Author: 0 Girard Partners LTD. Decreases Stake in The Coca-Cola Co (KO)

Lowe Brockenbrough & Company Inc sold 7,087 shares as the company's stock rose 6.48% with the market. The Findlay Park Partners Llp holds 7.74M shares with $348.47 million value, up from 7.21 million last quarter. Assetmark has 296 shares. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) holds 0% of its portfolio in Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Geode Capital Mngmt Limited Liability Company holds 1.70 million shares.

Business Appeals Court Upholds CFPB Constitutionality
Author: 0 Appeals Court Upholds CFPB Constitutionality

The ruling, which can be appealed to the Supreme Court, stems from a lawsuit filed by mortgage lender PHH Corp. challenging the scope of the bureau's authority and a $109 million fine levied against the company. The CFPB became a political football late past year when then-head Richard Cordray resigned to run for governor of OH and the Trump administration installed White House budget director Mick Mulvaney as acting head.

Author: 0 Significant Movers of Yesterday: MannKind Corp. (MNKD), Antero Resources Corporation (AR)

The company's stock had a trading volume of 481,899 shares, compared to its average volume of 427,492. About 566,115 shares traded. Ventas, Inc. (NYSE:VTR) has risen 3.44% since January 30, 2017 and is uptrending. As per Thursday, January 18, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. The average analysts gave this company a mean recommendation of 2.20. The firm earned "Under Review" rating on Monday, September 7 by Cantor Fitzgerald.