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Author: 0 Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) To Announce June 2016 Results

Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund boosted its stake in shares of Pfizer by 24.5% in the third quarter. Its last month's stock price volatility remained 0.97% which for the week stands at 1.21%. Several brokerages recently commented on PFE. Pfizer, Inc. (NYSE:PFE): 13 analysts have set the short term price target of Pfizer, Inc. Moving toward other technical indicators, Pfizer Inc.

Business United States stocks fall on continued oil rout
Author: 0 United States stocks fall on continued oil rout

The Dow is up 45.41 points or 0.2 percent at 20,882.78, the Nasdaq is up 10.53 points or 0.2 percent at 5,867.34 and the S&P 500 is up 7.65 points or 0.3 percent at 2,373.10. NEW YORK, March 15 Financial markets braced for what was expected to be a US interest rate hike later on Wednesday as a gauge of global stocks edged higher and the dollar dipped, while oil pulled out of a six-session slide.

Business China follows Federal Reserve with rate rise
Author: 0 China follows Federal Reserve with rate rise

Gordon Sun (孫明德), director of the Taiwan Institute of Economic Research's Economic Forecasting Center, agreed, saying that the USA remains at an early stage in an interest rate hike cycle and the latest move did not surprise the capital market at all.

Business Britain's GCHQ agency denies wiretapping Donald Trump
Author: 0 Britain's GCHQ agency denies wiretapping Donald Trump

President Donald Trump stands by his accusation that the Obama administration tapped his phones during the 2016 presidential campaign, the White House has said, despite three senior lawmakers rejecting Trump's claim. "They are utterly ridiculous and should be ignored", the official said. Tim Farron , leader of the UK Liberal Democrat party - the junior coalition partner in the last British government - described the White House claim as "shameful" and said it risked harming United States ...

Business Oracle's (ORCL)
Author: 0 Oracle's (ORCL) "Buy" Rating Reiterated at Canaccord Genuity

ORCL share price increased 18% since the start of this year to a more than 16-year high of $45 a share. JP Morgan issued rating on the stock of Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) in a research note issued to investors on Mar-16-17, the stock received "Upgrade" rating from Neutral to Overweight.

Business Stock within investor Spotlight: Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA)
Author: 0 Stock within investor Spotlight: Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA)

Seminole Management Co. Inc. now owns 157,544 shares of the cable giant's stock worth $10,451,000 after buying an additional 43,094 shares during the period. As concerns of stock price volatility, it was 1.09% for a week and 1.12% for a month. That brings its full year payout to US$0.63 and 29.9% annual payout ratio based on EPS.

Business Tiffany & Co Tops Q4 Estimates
Author: 0 Tiffany & Co Tops Q4 Estimates

News & Ratings Via Email - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for Tiffany & Co. Franklin Resources Inc. now owns 4,284,780 shares of the company's stock worth $331,771,000 after buying an additional 874,396 shares during the last quarter.

Business What do Analysts suggest for: United States Steel Corp. (NYSE:X)
Author: 0 What do Analysts suggest for: United States Steel Corp. (NYSE:X)

They noted that the move was a valuation call. Axiom Securities reaffirmed a sell rating on shares of United States Steel in a research note on Friday, March 3rd. Eventually, Nucor Corporation Steel & Iron exhibits an EPS value of 22.75% for the next five years. (X) could bring EPS of $0.01/share. This represents a $0.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.53%.

Author: 0 Syntal Capital Partners LLC Acquires 1286 Shares of Exxon Mobil Co. (XOM)

The shares last traded at $81.97. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reissued a "neutral" rating on shares of Exxon Mobil in a research report on Monday, December 12th. The stock was trading on below-average volume. The stock's current distance from 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) is 0.17% where SMA50 and SMA200 are -1.75% and -4.55% respectively.

Business Scientists can hack sensors in cars and phones with a $5 speaker
Author: 0 Scientists can hack sensors in cars and phones with a $5 speaker

MEMS accelerometers have a microscopic sprung weight with protruding plates that form part of a set of capacitors. A toy auto controlled by a smartphone app could similarly be piloted with a malicious audio file. The students have a few suggestions for manufacturers, such as surrounding accelerometers with acoustic dampening foam and rejecting abnormal signals, but they also said they "have no reason to believe that acoustic sensor spoofing attacks are now being mounted to disable autonomous ...

Author: 0 Hot Stock Assessment: Viavi Solutions Inc. (VIAV)

The forward price-to-earnings ratio (forward P/E) is a valuation method used to compare a company's current share price to its expected per-share earnings.American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) recently closed at market price of $79.23 with a 1 year price target of $81.44.

Business Federal Judge Blocks Trump's Revised Refugee Order
Author: 0 Federal Judge Blocks Trump's Revised Refugee Order

It also halts section six, suspending the U.S. refugee admissions program for 120 days. To rebut that claim, Watson cited Trump campaign press releases touting a Muslim ban, along with television appearances by Trump's adviser Rudy Giuliani and White House policy adviser and campaign speechwriter Stephen Miller.

Author: 0 Turkish Minister: 'Send 15000 Migrants a Month to Europe to Shock Them'

He went on, "Starting from now, we are free to say both that we will no longer apply the agreement and that it has come to an end". The agreement, which was initially reached in 2013, was revived previous year, when Turkey agreed to help keep migrants from crossing into the European Union in return for funds to help it deal with some 3 million refugees.

Business JetBlue Airways Corporation (JBLU), Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (HST)
Author: 0 JetBlue Airways Corporation (JBLU), Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (HST)

Investment Advisors LP raised its position in shares of JetBlue Airways by 8.5% in the third quarter. They issued an "overweight" rating and a $33.00 target price on the stock. The stock's current distance from 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) is 0.98% where SMA50 and SMA200 are -1.99% and 6.75% respectively. The firm has a market cap of $6.80 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 9.071 and a beta of 0.26.

Author: 0 Gonzalez Sells 72016 Shares of AbbVie Inc (ABBV) Stock

First PREMIER Bank boosted its position in shares of AbbVie by 1,850.0% in the third quarter. Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. now owns 833,464 shares of the company's stock worth $52,191,000 after buying an additional 363,937 shares during the last quarter.

Business Digging Up the Facts on Halliburton Company
Author: 0 Digging Up the Facts on Halliburton Company

They issued an "outperform" rating and a $64.00 price objective for the company. 01/06/2014 - Halliburton Company was downgraded to " by analysts at Guggenheim. The company reported the earnings of $0.04/Share in the last quarter where the estimated EPS by analysts was $0.02/share. Over the past five trading sessions shares of Halliburton Company (NYSE: HAL ) are 0.06%; -9.63% for the month; -6.93% for the last quarter; 24.25% for the past six-months; and 45.75% for the last 12 months.

Author: 0 Full Budget Release to Push Infrastructure Plan Into Fall: Mulvaney

Eliminates funding for the Community Development Block Grant program , a savings of $3 billion from the 2017 annualized CR level. The outline suggests ending funding for Meals on Wheels , a program that provides meals for the elderly, poor and military veterans.

Business Secret Service Agents Reportedly Took Selfies with Donald Trump's Sleeping Grandson
Author: 0 Secret Service Agents Reportedly Took Selfies with Donald Trump's Sleeping Grandson

When he got home, he related what occurred to his mother and the incident was immediately brought to the attention of the Secret Service by top-level staff. These included a bag with a Secret Service insignia and some coins. The agents were driving him from Westchester County, New York, where the Trumps own property, to Manhattan, and began snapping photos while he was still asleep.

Business Shares of KCG Holdings, Inc. (KCG) Sees Large Outflow of Money
Author: 0 Shares of KCG Holdings, Inc. (KCG) Sees Large Outflow of Money

Virtu Financial, Inc. highlighted its earnings success in the latest quarter as it beat the Street's earnings consensus estimates of $0.21 by $0.03. Thus the company showed an Earnings Surprise of 14.3 Percent. These analysts and investment firms use various valuation methods to decide a price target for a stock. Company price to earnings (P/E) ratio, which measures the relationship between the earnings of a company and its stock price, is calculated as 18.63.

Business Dovish Fed, weaker dollar lifts gold to one-week high
Author: 0 Dovish Fed, weaker dollar lifts gold to one-week high

The dollar's plunge helped fuel gains in assets denominated in the USA currency, including oil and gold. Gold is highly sensitive to rising U.S. interest rates, as these increase the opportunity cost of holding nonyielding bullion, while boosting the dollar, in which it is priced.

Business Matthew Perry beat up Justin Trudeau in the 5th grade
Author: 0 Matthew Perry beat up Justin Trudeau in the 5th grade

It is also entertaining as hell. Matthew Perry might have been instrumental in Justin Trudeau becoming prime minister of Canada - at least he likes to think so. Perry, who is not proud of his 10-year-old self, further said, "I'm not bragging about this". The 47-year-old actor is two years older than the hunky PM and admitted he was jealous of his sporting prowess when they were kids and "beat him up" with the help of another pal.

Business Gov't, TEPCO found liable for Fukushima nuclear disaster for 1st time
Author: 0 Gov't, TEPCO found liable for Fukushima nuclear disaster for 1st time

While courts have ruled in favor of plaintiffs and awarded damages arising from the disaster, it was the first time a court has recognized that the government was liable, the Mainichi said. At the Fukushima plant, the reactor buildings were not watertight and the backup power generators were stored in the basement. The parties were told to pay a total 38.6m yen ($341,000, £275,000) in compensation, far below the 1.5bn yen the group had sought.

Business United States stocks gain, dollar falls on Fed decision
Author: 0 United States stocks gain, dollar falls on Fed decision

The so-called dot plot of where policy makers expect rates to be over the next three years indicated a two additional rate increases this year, in line with previous forecast. Albert Brenner of People's United Wealth Management told MarketWatch said: "I will be surprised to find anyone who thinks the Fed isn't going to hike, they are waiting to see it actually happen".

Business No-frills budget in face of Tamil Nadu's falling revenues
Author: 0 No-frills budget in face of Tamil Nadu's falling revenues

The State Finance Minister highlighted that the local economy was "slowly picking up" but the "continuing sluggishness" of the global economy and the note ban affected it "significantly". The Minister said a sum of Rs 615 crore had been sanctioned to tackle the drinking water crisis. "Each farmer producer group will be given a corpus fund of Rs 5 lakh, besides channelizing grants and credit available to farmer producer organizations from NABARD and Small Farmer Agri Business Consortium", he ...

Business Adobe beats Q1 estimates
Author: 0 Adobe beats Q1 estimates

Using the following ratings scale: 1.0 Strong Buy, 2.0 Buy, 3.0 Hold, 4.0 Sell and 5.0 Strong Sell, analysts have an average recommendation of 1.80. Adobe Systems ( NDAQ:ADBE ) opened at 122.35 on Friday. The stock was sold at an average price of $105.41, for a total transaction of $632,460.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink .

Business EUROPE MARKETS: European Stocks Edge Back After 4-session Win Streak
Author: 0 EUROPE MARKETS: European Stocks Edge Back After 4-session Win Streak

On Thursday, it jumped to a two-week high after a decision by the Bank of England to hold interest rates steady, while hinting it might raise them soon. Australia's jobless rate climbed to a 13-month high in February and employment unexpectedly fell, a risk to the outlook for wage growth and inflation that will likely keep open the possibility of another interest rate cut.

Author: 0 Rupee hits 16-month high, but shares flat ahead of Fed decision

It's been a great week for the Indian rupee . On Tuesday, the rupee had jumped a massive 78 paise to end at 65.82, a almost one-and-a-half year high, amid expectations that BJP's emphatic victory in Uttar Pradesh will embolden the government to go for more reforms.

Business BOJ keeps policy steady, maintains upbeat economic view
Author: 0 BOJ keeps policy steady, maintains upbeat economic view

It also kept intact a loose pledge to maintain the pace of its annual increase in Japanese government bond (JGBs) holdings, which is 80 trillion yen ($706 billion). Kuroda, who will attend this week's Group of 20 finance leaders' meeting in Germany, may also shed light on how the BOJ will defend its ultra-loose policy from any U.S.

Author: 0 Sheridan's JC Penney Store to Close

The Northwoods Mall store will remain open. J.C. Penney estimates that it will save roughly $200 million as a result of the store closures. Another distribution facility will be relocated in Buena Park, California. "We understand that closing stores will impact the lives of many hard working associates, which is why we have chose to initiate a voluntary early retirement program for approximately 6,000 eligible associates".

Business Hillary Clinton weighing possible run for NYC mayor
Author: 0 Hillary Clinton weighing possible run for NYC mayor

This comes despite a recent poll indicating that 58% of likely NY voters say they don't want the two-time failed presidential candidate to run for mayor. Only 23% think Clinton should run, and 19% are not sure. The poll found that a majority of likely voters do not want Clinton to run for mayor of the Big Apple.

Business Xcel Energy plans largest-ever wind farm in SD
Author: 0 Xcel Energy plans largest-ever wind farm in SD

UNDATED (KELO.COM) Xcel Energy has proposed the largest-ever South Dakota wind power farm - a $900 million project in the northeastern part of the state. "Our customers count on us to provide reliable and affordable energy and this investment will do just that". "ALLETE Clean Energy is demonstrating that it can build shareholder value while answering the nation's call to transform the energy landscape", Hodnik said.

Author: 0 Summary of Stock Move: Realty Income Corporation (NYSE:O)

New Residential Investment Corp. The research firm Downgrade the stock to Sell. Shares of CoreSite Realty Corp ( NYSE:COR ) opened at 88.99 on Thursday. The current share price indicate that stock is -16.13% away from its one year high and is moving 13.95% ahead of its 52-week low. State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D now owns 908,000 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock worth $26,287,000 after buying an additional 84,000 shares during the last quarter.

Business Paytm Bill Payments Service Is Now Available In Canada
Author: 0 Paytm Bill Payments Service Is Now Available In Canada

Paytm Canada App will allow users from the country to pay for their cell phone, cable, internet, electricity and water bills. Paytm's founder and chief executive officer Vijay Shekhar Sharma and Toronto Mayor John Tory made the announcement at the company's headquarters in Noida in India.

Business Looking To Buy A Home? Experts Say Do It Sooner Than Later
Author: 0 Looking To Buy A Home? Experts Say Do It Sooner Than Later

Much of the commentary surrounding the Federal Reserve's decision Wednesday to raise the Fed Funds rate by 25 basis points has been about how this is likely to increase mortgage rates, have a negative effect on home affordability, and potentially derail the still-wobbly recovery of the U.S.

Business United Kingdom government yanks YouTube ads admit extremist content concerns
Author: 0 United Kingdom government yanks YouTube ads admit extremist content concerns

Sign up to our daily newsletter for your chance to win. She noted that digital advertising is "a cost-effective way" for the government to engage millions of people in campaigns such as military recruitment and blood donation. A Google spokeswoman said: "We have strict guidelines that define where Google ads should appear, and in the vast majority of cases, our policies work as intended, protecting users and advertisers from harmful or inappropriate content".

Business Tp Icap Plc (TCAP) Rating Reiterated by Shore Capital
Author: 0 Tp Icap Plc (TCAP) Rating Reiterated by Shore Capital

It has underperformed by 6.71% the S&P500. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.83 in 2016 Q4. Its up 0.26, from 1.33 in 2016Q3. It turned negative, as 28 investors sold Ferrellgas Partners, L.P. The 50 day moving average of LON:JRP is 150.12 and the 200 day moving average is 135.14. This is an increase from Intertek Group plc's previous dividend of $19.40.

Business South Australian Government's focus should be on renewable energy, according to Greens
Author: 0 South Australian Government's focus should be on renewable energy, according to Greens

Santos confirmed that it, too, would seek to free up gas to supply the domestic market, without giving details. The Prime Minister is threatening to impose export controls on gas exports if domestic demand is not satisfied. The deputy prime minister, who is also the minister for agriculture, said lifting the gas bans should not occur on a carte blanche basis because of the need to protect prime agricultural land and productive aquifers.

Business Westpac joins NAB in lifting rates
Author: 0 Westpac joins NAB in lifting rates

Consumer discretionary stocks were the biggest drag on the index with online marketplace operator Trade Me Group Ltd closing at a two-week low. Speaking to SPI's sister publication, Mortgage Business, NAB chief operating officer Antony Cahill said NAB did not take its decisions on rates lightly, and that this rise was a "difficult one" made in an attempt to "achieve the right balance for all our stakeholders".

Author: 0 Wells Fargo & Co (WFC) Stake Raised by CWA Asset Management Group LLC

The stock has been active on the tape, now trading at $58.71, down from yesterday's close by -0.09%. Sharkey Howes & Javer boosted its stake in shares of Wells Fargo & Co by 0.7% in the third quarter. Taking look on per share earnings estimates, its next year first quarter current estimate trend for EPS was for $1.04 and on annual basis FY 2016 estimate trends at current was for $4.19 as compared to one month ago of $3.99, and for next year per share earnings estimates have $4.60.

Business A second robot staffed hotel opens in Tokyo
Author: 0 A second robot staffed hotel opens in Tokyo

Humans staff are available and help maintain the 140 automatons on site. A hotel staffed mostly by robots has opened in Japan. The hotel, which has already hosted over 80,000 guests, was recently included in the Guinness Book of World Records for being the world's first robot-managed hotel.

Business Lufthansa sees profit falling slightly in 2017
Author: 0 Lufthansa sees profit falling slightly in 2017

Investors in Frankfurt bought up shares in Lufthansa in the wake of the on-target results, shooting the firm to the top of the Dax index of leading German companies. Austrian Airlines was also in the black with an adjusted EBIT of €58 million, a €6 million improvement on 2015. EBIT included 652 million euros positive impact largely attributable to the new collective labor agreement concluded between Lufthansa and its flight attendants' union UFO.

Business Ukraine imposes sanctions on Russian banks
Author: 0 Ukraine imposes sanctions on Russian banks

The Russian bank's statement said its Ukrainian subsidiary "has already appealed to law-enforcement bodies and we hope that all necessary steps will be swiftly taken to ensure the safety of our workers and clients and protect property". History teaches the danger of turning a blind eye on neo-Nazi actions. On March 7, Ukraine's National Bank threatened to impose sanctions on the Ukrainian subsidiary of Sberbank if it recognizes the separatist regions' documents.

Business Bob Diamond and Qataris swoop on Panmure Gordon
Author: 0 Bob Diamond and Qataris swoop on Panmure Gordon

Panmure Gordon has been struggling from structural changes to its business model that are being driven by an European Union directive. Former Barclays CEO Bob Diamond has teamed up with the Qatari royal family's investment bank, QInvest, to launch a joint bid for Panmure Gordon.

Author: 0 Kremlin, on US Yahoo hack charges, says its spies not involved

He told reporters on a conference call Moscow hoped to receive official information. Around 500 million Yahoo users had their information accessed in the attack, which began in 2014, but continued until late a year ago. It comes as federal authorities investigate Russian interference through hacking in the 2016 presidential election. To be fair the United States sometimes engages with criminal hackers as well, buying tools from them or recruiting them to help find other criminal hackers, ...

Author: 0 Notable Runners: Pretium Resources Inc. (PVG), Infosys Limited (INFY)

Here, 1 indicates a Strong Buy and 5 indicates a Strong Sell. The Stock now has the market capitalization of $1.85 Billion, P/E (price to earnings ttm) of 0 and Weekly volatility of 3.50% and monthly volatility of 5.08% respectively. The Next Year EPS growth is 50%, Long term annual growth estimate of 301%, Annual EPS growth past 5 years of -38.92 percent. CIBC downgraded Pretium Resources from an outperform rating to a neutral rating and lifted their price objective for the company from ...

Author: 0 Catalyst Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:CPRX) reported Q4 GAAP net loss of $18072452

According to Yahoo Finance, the price target for the company which analysts are aiming is 6. Catalyst Pharmaceuticals shares last traded at $1.46, with a volume of 3,186,246 shares trading hands. Working backward, shares of Catalyst Pharmaceuticals, Inc . have moved by 1.94%, -3.8%, -6.25% and -1.79% on first day after earnings while on day-7 changes were 7.77%, -3.8%, -12.5% and 11.61% in recent 4 quarters.