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United States economy grows slower than expected on trade, inventory drags

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A fall in inventories also subtracted from GDP growth. The economy grew at 3.2 percent in the third quarter and 3.1 percent in the second quarter. The US economy expanded at a slower-than-projected pace in the fourth quarter on drags from trade and inventories, offsetting strength in consumer spending and business investment that signals solid momentum entering 2018. Read More »

American Airlines Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAL) Expected To Report Earnings On Thursday

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Mutual of America Capital Management LLC now owns 60,454 shares of the airline's stock valued at $3,042,000 after acquiring an additional 1,412 shares in the last quarter. Bank of America upgraded shares of American Airlines Group from an "underperform" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $64.00 price target for the company in a research report on Tuesday, January 9th. Read More »

Dell board reportedly considering IPO

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The company did not respond to a request for comment outside of regular United States business hours. Founder and chief executive officer Michael Dell took his company private in 2013, when he teamed up with Silver Lake Management LLC on a leveraged buyout. Read More »

Trump reportedly called for Mueller's firing last June

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The Times story, citing four sources, which was confirmed by The Washington Post , CNN and other news outlets, said Trump backed down from firing Mueller after White House counsel Don McGahn refused to relay his wishes to the Justice Department and threatened to quit. Read More »

Jackson Browne live performance threats reference Las Vegas taking pictures

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The other wording appears to refer to the sniper who opened fire in October from a high-rise hotel in Las Vegas, killing 58 people and injuring more than 800 others. West Lafayette Mayor John Dennis said his city notified the Federal Bureau of Investigation about the incident, posting on Facebook , "We will not allow our embracing of all that is right to be targeted by those who feel empowered to deliver a message of hate, violence and exclusivity". Read More »

Buy/Sell Signals for Ford Motor Company (F) and Apple Inc. (AAPL)

In the latest week BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT) stock volatility was recorded 2.13% which for the previous full month was noted 1.56%. Coatue Management Llc bought 4.26M shares as the company's stock rose 12.78% with the market. The firm has "Hold" rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Sunday, August 27. Morgan Stanley initiated the stock with "Underweight" rating in Wednesday, February 24 report. Read More »

Duke Energy Corporation (DUK) stock RSI moves to 9.4

It has underperformed by 23.85% the S&P500. Acropolis Investment Management LLC purchased a new stake in Duke Energy in the 4th quarter worth about $131,000. boosted their target price on Duke Energy from $83.00 to $89.00 and gave the stock a neutral rating in a report on Thursday, October 12th. As per Friday, January 22, the company rating was upgraded by Raymond James. Read More »

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) Cut to "Neutral" at Longbow Research

Mrj Capital Inc who had been investing in Apple Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $870.45 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 1.23% or $2.1401 during the last trading session, reaching $172.0799. The stock has "Outperform" rating by Credit Suisse on Monday, April 4. The rating was maintained by Argus Research with "Buy" on Wednesday, January 27. Read More »

Qualcomm partners Chinese phonemakers to launch 5G devices in 2019

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The change and shift has already happened and it can continue with the introduction of 5G. Sister companies Oppo and Vivo have exploded on to the global stage with strong sales in emerging markets in Asia, but, in China, their numbers fell 16 percent and 7 percent, respectively, with 19 million and 17 million shipments, according to Canalys . Read More »

Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE:WFC) Short Interest Down 20.2% in December

The stock increased 0.11% or $0.07 during the last trading session, reaching $65.55. About 4.27 million shares traded. Wells Fargo & Co declared that its Board of Directors has authorized a share buyback program on Tuesday, January 23rd that authorizes the company to repurchase 350,000,000 shares. Read More »

The Bear Case for Laredo Petroleum, Inc. (LPI)

It has outperformed by 35.60% the S&P500. TheStreet raised Laredo Petroleum from a "d-" rating to a "c-" rating in a research report on Wednesday, May 3rd. 273.62 million shares or 1.13% less from 276.76 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Investors are definitely paying attention to what analysts over at Wall Street are now thinking about the shares of Under Armour, Inc. Read More »

Unusual Activity Sighted in Microsemi Corporation (NASDAQ:MSCC) Shares

DSW Inc. (NYSE:DSW) has declined 16.80% since January 23, 2017 and is downtrending. It has outperformed by 45.78% the S&P500. Insiders have sold 179,464 shares of company stock valued at $9,627,795 in the last quarter. AAPL's profit will be $19.08 billion for 11.91 P/E if the $3.75 EPS becomes a reality. Since August 2, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 15 insider sales for $3.89 million activity. Read More »

PennyMac Mortgage Investment Trust (PMT) EPS Estimated At $0.34

As per Monday, November 7, the company rating was upgraded by Wunderlich. The rating was maintained by Compass Point with "Buy" on Thursday, August 6. portfolio. Barclays Capital maintained New York Mortgage Trust , Inc. (NASDAQ:NYMT) or 543,459 shares. Investment Advisors LP increased its holdings in shares of PennyMac Mortgage Investment Trust by 2.0% in the 4th quarter. Read More »

Analyst's Ratings : Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC)

The average volume for Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: APC ) has been 5.69 million shares per day over the past 30 days. APC's SI was 12.99 million shares in January as released by FINRA. Anadarko Petroleum Corporation has $109 highest and $4 lowest target. Berkshire Asset Mngmt Lc Pa holds 0.05% in Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC) or 9,858 shares. Read More »

EPS Estimates Revision Screen: TFS Financial Corp (TFSL)

About 22,131 shares traded. It has underperformed by 3.50% the S&P500. (NASDAQ:FB). 20,735 are owned by Private Trust Company Na. Guinness Atkinson Asset Management Inc bought 34,300 shares as the company's stock declined 7.50% while stock markets rallied. Read More »

Hyundai Motor's 2017 Operating Profit Lowest in 7 Years

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The company forecasts growth in auto sales will likely be the slowest since the 2008 global financial crisis. Hyundai Motor eked out a small 3 percent gain in quarterly net profit, but posted a fifth straight drop in annual earnings as a stronger local currency and weak US and Chinese sales eroded the automaker's bottom line for 2017. Read More »

Ripple announces payment firms IDT and MercuryFX to use XRP

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It has not been a great start to the year for Ripple . There has been a lot of good news coming the way of Ripple . The Ripple token (XRP) serves as the medium of exchange in the xRapid platform. Ripple's vision with IoV is establishing instant money transfer just like the way information moves. Ripple claims that with xRapid and XRP, financial institutions can eliminate the need for costly intermediaries or pre-funded Nostro accounts in destination currencies. Read More »

Discounted Nutella sold in France leads to chaotic scenes

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One customer suffered a black eye in a violent melee at a store in L'Horme, in the central Loire region, an employee told Le Progres newspaper . Following the shopper riots in France , BBC reported that the firm "regretted Thursday's violence" but also added that the decision to offer discount had been unilaterally made by Intermarché. Read More »

Pound extends gains after better-than-expected GDP numbers

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That reading means calendar year growth for 2017 is estimated at 1.8 per cent, down slightly from the 1.9 per cent seen in 2016, but ahead of the 1.5 per cent growth forecast by the Office for Budget Responsibility in the November Budget. United Kingdom economy with the global economy'. While the pound held steady against the euro and the greenback, it dropped against the yen and the franc. Read More »

AllSquare Wealth Management LLC Buys New Holdings in Starbucks Co. (SBUX)

The company has market cap of $86.55 billion. The stock traded within a range of $61.14 and $61.91. About 2.32 million shares traded. It has underperformed by 4.22% the S&P500. It also reduced its holding in United Technologies (NYSE:UTX) by 6,801 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 350,603 shares, and cut its stake in Abbvie (NYSE:ABBV). Read More »

Walmart to launch e-book service with Rakuten's Kobo

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United States retail giant Walmart will team up with Japan's Rakuten to launch a new online grocery delivery service. NEW YORK-Walmart plans to sell e-books and audiobooks, its latest effort to encroach on an area of Amazon strength. Walmart and Walmart.com will sell the Kobo eReader and content. Soon after, Rakuten bought Kobo for $315 million. Wal-Mart made for a good partner because it provides scale, operational prowess and access to a large group of book customers, he said. Read More »

Occidental Petroleum (NYSE:OXY) Receives Media Sentiment Rating of 0.15

As the current market price of the stock is $77.35 and diluted EPS for the trailing twelve month is 0.71, the P/E ratio for the stock comes out as 109.65. The rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity on Friday, October 27 with "Buy". Mizuho initiated the shares of OXY in report on Thursday, October 6 with "Buy" rating. Read More »

Carter`s Inc (CRI): +DI Recorded Above -DI on This Stock

Finally, Legal & General Group Plc lifted its stake in Walgreens Boots Alliance by 5.2% during the second quarter. Shares are clocking price at $77.33 with change of 0.40%. Walgreens Boots Alliance's revenue was up 7.9% compared to the same quarter a year ago. Additionally Walgreens Boots Alliance will also acquire three distribution centers as well as related inventory at a price of $4.375 billion. Read More »

Technical check on First Horizon National Corporation (FHN)

Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reiterated a "buy" rating and issued a $20.00 price objective on shares of First Horizon National in a research note on Tuesday, October 3rd. Shares buyback plans are usually an indication that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued . Profund Advisors Ltd Liability Co stated it has 0.02% in First Horizon National Corporation (NYSE:FHN). Read More »

Trump, Netanyahu to Meet in Davos

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Tough U.S. talk on trade, on the eve of Trump's arrival at the Swiss ski resort on Thursday, contrasted sharply with a chorus of government leaders, from India and Brazil to Germany and Canada, who urged cooperation and criticized protectionism. Read More »