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Markets Right Now: Earnings drive early gains for US stocks

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Fourth-quarter earnings growth for the S&P 500 is now seen at 13.2 percent, up from 12 percent at the beginning of the year, according to Thomson Reuters data. USA stocks jumped at the open on Wednesday, after two days of steep losses, boosted by a surge in Boeing and a controversy-free State of the Union speech by President Donald Trump. Read More »

Trump Wants Deep Cuts in Clean Energy Programs

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The news comes a day after Trump's State of the Union address, when he continued to emphasize the use of fossil fuels instead of cleaner and renewable forms of energy that the Obama administration made a top priority. The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy is perhaps best known for the solar "SunShot" program, which strives to drive down the price of solar energy. Read More »

Analytical Overview of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT)

The stock increased 1.07% or $1.16 during the last trading session, reaching $109.55. About 6.35 million shares traded or 17.83% up from the average. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. $131.11M worth of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:PFE) was sold by MACKENZIE ALEXANDER R on Thursday, August 31. This nets out to an increase of 4.36 million shares and is a bullish sign for WMT. Read More »

Highly Traded Stock: Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN)

About 35.12 million shares traded or 63.49% up from the average. Putting the focus on shares of Southwestern Energy Company ( SWN ), we have noted that the SuperTrend indicator is now above the stock price. Investors sentiment increased to 1.08 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.17, from 1.6 in 2017Q2. Approximately 10.5% of the shares of the stock are sold short. Read More »

ExxonMobil to Triple Production in the Permian

Exxon Mobil Corp said on Tuesday it plans to triple its oil and natural production in the Permian Basin of West Texas and New Mexico by 2025 and spend $2 billion there to expand a crude storage terminal. "We can deliver profitable production at a range of prices, and we have logistics and technology advantages over our competitors". Exxon past year through the acquisition of companies owned by the Bass family. Read More »

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's structure ruled constitutional

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Mulvaney's appointment to the job set off a controversy when English, chosen by outgoing CFPB director Richard Cordray as his replacement, filed suit to bar Mulvaney from taking the job. The other seven judges who considered the case concluded that the single-director structure was constitutional. "That precedent leaves to the legislative process, not the courts, the choice whether to subject the bureau's leadership to at-will presidential removal", Pillard wrote. Read More »

Gulfport Energy (GPOR) Shares Enter Oversold Territory

Gulfport Energy Corporation (NASDAQ:GPOR)'s share price hit a new 52-week low during trading on Wednesday after Wells Fargo & Co lowered their price target on the stock from $20.00 to $18.00. When the number is low (usually 1-2), it implies that the recommendation is to Buy. On the NYSE advancers led decliners by about 8 to 7 and on the Nasdaq, advancers led decliners by nearly 4 to 3. Read More »

PulteGroup, Inc. (NASDAQ:PHM) Expected To Report Earnings On Tuesday

Boston Limited Liability Company stated it has 519,075 shares or 0.32% of all its holdings. For the next fiscal year, analysts expect that the business will post earnings of $3.54 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $3.00 to $4.36. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website . (NYSE:PHM) was sold by OShaughnessy Robert on Friday, December 8. Read More »

Intraday Mover - American Airlines Group Inc. (AAL)

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ROBINSON RAY M sold $162,523 worth of stock. Relative strength index (RSI-14) for American Airlines Group Inc . It has outperformed by 23.95% the S&P500. Wolfe Research has "Outperform" rating and $46 target. Buckingham Research maintained it with "Buy" rating and $75 target in Friday, January 26 report. Read More »

LLC Buys 1935 Shares of Corning Incorporated (GLW)

About 38,383 shares traded. EP Energy Corporation (NYSE:EPE) has declined 9.47% since January 30, 2017 and is downtrending. It has outperformed by 15.85% the S&P500. Moreover, Cubist Systematic Strategies Ltd Llc has 0.01% invested in Patterson Companies, Inc. Culbertson A N And Incorporated holds 115,729 shares or 1.06% of its portfolio. Read More »

(VLO) Shares Sold by Chevy Chase Trust Holdings Inc

Moreover, Mathes Company Inc. has 0.45% invested in the company for 38,750 shares. The stock increased 1.57% or $1.48 during the last trading session, reaching $95.82. The stock of Visa Inc. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co on Thursday, July 27 with "Buy". The firm has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, October 19 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. Read More »

Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE:LLY) Shares Bought by Aperio Group LLC

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About 67,701 shares traded. Vivint Solar, Inc. (VSLR) has risen 29.31% since January 31, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 40.63% the S&P500. Gateway Investment Advisers Limited Liability Company invested in 0.01% or 1,694 shares. The rating was maintained by Leerink Swann on Monday, May 2 with "Outperform". Read More »

Closings part of Bon-Ton's 2-year turn around plan

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Bon-Ton will continue to operate stores in Camp Hill, Chambersburg, Hanover, Harrisburg, Lancaster, and York. Rowe said Frew has been identifying possible "backfill opportunities" who could take over if a store at Westdale closed, but said she could not name what stores they may be. Read More »

Markets Right Now: Solid earnings drive gains for USA stocks

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Hong Kong-listed Wynn Macau lost 6.5% after The Wall Street Journal reported allegations of sexual misconduct at parent Wynn Resorts by founder Steve Wynn. The meeting will be watched for comments that could raise the likelihood of rates being hiked four times this year, instead of three, especially as inflation readings have firmed in recent readings. Read More »

M&S to axe three regional stores

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The move is expected to impact hundreds of jobs, although the retailer said employees would be offered redeployment at other branches. Bridlington's Marks & Spencer store could be closing. However, we accept in some cases we may have to consider redundancy . The high street bellwether blamed a mild October for a 2.8% fall in like-for-like clothing and home sales over the 13 weeks to December 30, while it said "ongoing under-performance" in its food arm left sales 0.4% lower. Read More »

Noteworthy Stocks to Watch For: Fitbit Inc. (FIT), Noble Energy, Inc. (NBL)

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Under Armour, Inc. (NYSE:UAA), at its latest closing price of $14.11, it has a price-to-book ratio of 3.05, compared to an industry average at 10.20. It has underperformed by 27.06% the S&P500. (NYSE:NBL). Swiss National Bank has invested 0.06% in Noble Energy, Inc. Shell Asset Mgmt holds 56,056 shares. First Trust Advisors Lp reported 1.05 million shares stake. Read More »

CIBC Asset Management Inc Sells 942 Shares of JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM)

Alliancebernstein L.P. now owns 17,456,699 shares of the financial services provider's stock worth $1,595,542,000 after buying an additional 3,945,948 shares in the last quarter. The rating was downgraded by Buckingham Research to "Neutral" on Monday, October 17. Alpine Investment Management Llc, which manages about $980.30M and $1.85 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in General Motors (NYSE:GM) by 71,993 shares to 2.46 million shares, valued at $99.50 million in 2017Q3, according ... Read More »

Pacer Advisors Inc. Raises Stake in The Coca-Cola Co (KO)

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Coca-Cola European Partners plc (CCE ) shares were closed at $40.89 a share in the latest session and the stock value gain nearly 0.29% since the beginning of this year. (NYSE:AET). Raymond James Advsrs Incorporated reported 39,577 shares. Wealthtrust reported 40 shares. Fdx Advsr holds 325,298 shares or 0.4% of its portfolio. Read More »

Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan

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Now he has an entirely new mission. The trailer for the series, which you can see in this article, will be aired at the Super Bowl marking the first time that Prime Video has had an event at the major sporting event. He uncovers a pattern in terrorist communication that launches him into the center of a unsafe gambit with a new breed of terrorism that threatens destruction on a global scale. Read More »

Outsourcing Giant Capita's Shares Plunge 44 Percent, Just Weeks After Carillion Collapse

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Capita - one of the pioneers of the outsourcing industry - runs London's congestion charge, operates the government's Jobseekers Allowance, and collects the BBC TV licence fee among its hundreds of contracts. "However, it may yet prove a case of honesty being the best policy and short-term pain being necessary to ensure a successful turnaround and deliver long-term gains for loyal shareholders who've had it tough to say the least", he said. Read More »

We're Thirsty For Chris Pratt's Super Bowl Beer Commercial

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Chris Pratt may also show up as Star-Lord in an Infinity War Super Bowl trailer, but that hasn't been confirmed yet. So when I see a beer I cant help but squint my eyes and imagine a treadmill. Probably in like 10 seconds? So anyways, Michelob ULTRA doesn't throw off my workout routine. As a sequel to "The Perfect Fit", Michelob ULTRA will air a second Michelob Ultra commercial titled "I Like Beer". Read More »

EPS for New Jersey Resources Corporation (NJR) Expected At $0.59

The stock price dipped -18.99% in three months and plunged -30.70% for the last six months trading period. About 6.61M shares traded. Realty Income Corporation (NYSE:O) has declined 8.21% since January 31, 2017 and is downtrending. Therefore 60% are positive. Worthington Industries had 13 analyst reports since August 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Friday, August 11, the company rating was maintained by Robert W. Read More »

South Korea to go ahead with other Olympics projects with North Korea

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International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach speaks to Yonhap News Agency in an interview in PyeongChang, Gangwon Province, on January 31, 2018. "You can not expect 100 percent support from the very beginning". Eurosport's coverage of the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 starts on Thursday February 8th live and on-demand on all screens. Read More »

Express Scripts Holding (ESRX) Shares Sold by Telos Capital Management Inc

It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. SunTrust Banks reaffirmed a "buy" rating and set a $95.00 target price on shares of Express Scripts in a research report on Friday, January 12th. Kennedy Cap Management holds 67,216 shares or 0.05% of its portfolio. Central Bankshares And Trust Communication has 1,481 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Read More »

Physicians Realty Trust (DOC) stock Becomes Oversold

It has underperformed by 9.83% the S&P500. Shelton Capital Management increased its stake in Amgen Inc (AMGN) by 4.04% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Rafferty Asset Limited Liability Corporation invested 0.01% in Empire State Realty Trust , Inc. The institutional investor held 71,216 shares of the real estate investment trusts company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $1.25 million, up from 19,645 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Read More »

EasyJet (EZJ) Given a GBX 1800 Price Target by UBS Group Analysts

About 276,401 shares traded. Bainco Invsts reported 2.89% stake. SIG PLC had 158 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Therefore 36% are positive. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. On Wednesday, January 20 the stock rating was maintained by Goldman Sachs with "Buy". Since August 14, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 insider sale for $1.23 million activity. Read More »

ICICI Bank misses expectations, Q3 profit down 32%

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This is the lowest profit in the last seven quarters. At the same time, gross NPAs of ICICI Bank stood at Rs 46,038.70 crore - rising by 20.88% versus Rs 38,084.97 crore in Q3FY17 and up by 3.48% as against Rs 44,488.54 crore in Q2FY18. Read More »

Stock Brushing a Recent High: The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA)

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Etrade Capital Management Llc sold 2,852 shares as the company's stock declined 2.52% while stock markets rallied. The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) has risen 41.13% since January 30, 2017 and is uptrending. The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, March 2nd. Cowen & Co maintained The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) on Friday, December 1 with "Buy" rating. Read More »

Indian Oil offers 1:1 bonus

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Total revenue from operations for the third quarter ending December 31, 2017 was at Rs 848.13 crore against Rs 707.23 crore registered during year ago period. Following the government's October 2017 decision on revised pay and allowances of employees, International Olympic Committee said on Tuesday that it has provided for an estimated liability on the account. Read More »