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Dollar index falls amid North Korea jitters, disappointing USA jobs data Dollar index falls amid North Korea jitters, disappointing USA jobs data
- September 07, 2017

The dollar edged down against the yen on Wednesday, pushed back toward a recent 4-1/2-month low by simmering tensions on the Korean peninsula and by comments from a Federal Reserve official about subdued USA inflation. Down Under, the S&P/ASX 200 fell 0.29 percent to finish at 5,689.7, with the 1.19 percent fall in the financials sub-index weighing on the broader market. (more...)
Buy or Sell? Checking the Recommendations for Darden Restaurants, Inc. (DRI)
- September 07, 2017

The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link . Indeed, DRI's recent annualized dividend of 2.52/share (currently paid in quarterly installments) works out to an annual yield of 3.11% based upon the recent $81.19 share price. (more...)
Amazon, Microsoft and Starbucks support lawsuit to block DACA repeal
- September 07, 2017

Smith's pugnacious language in an NPR interview published September 5 came after he and company CEO Satya Nadella last week put out statements asking - in vain it turned out - for the DACA program to be preserved. Smith said Microsoft is aware of 27 employees covered by the program, including software engineers, finance employees and retail salespeople. Shively said the Dreamers who work at the firm are "an integral part of the fabric of Microsoft's business today". (more...)
Gas prices rise post hurricane, but not to staggering amounts Gas prices rise post hurricane, but not to staggering amounts
- September 07, 2017

Prices jumped.44 cents a gallon in just one week in MA. Areas near Modesto and their current gas price climate include: Stockton - $2.99/gallon, up 12.4 cents per gallon from last week's $2.86; Oakland - $3.16, up 9.6 cents per gallon from last weeks $3.06; and San Jose - $3.14, up 9.3 cents per gallon from last week's $3.05/gallon. (more...)
SC anti-price gouging law in effect in advance of Irma SC anti-price gouging law in effect in advance of Irma
- September 07, 2017

Historic City News readers are reminded that since the entire state of Florida is under a declared "state of emergency", Florida's price gouging law automatically applies statewide. "I think a storm that is going to come and sit around is going to create more of a problem for consumers". For example, a 24-pack of Aquafina - typically sold for less than $6 - was priced at $20. (more...)
Korean tensions lift gold prices near one-year highs
- September 07, 2017

Platinum for October delivery dropped 1.9 dollars, or 0.19 percent, to close at 1007.1 dollars per ounce. Goldman Sachs predicts gold prices won't hold their gains for long, maintaining their forecast that the yellow metal will finish the year at one-thousand-250 dollars an ounce. (more...)
Frontier Communications Corporation (FTR) Rating Lowered to Strong Sell at ValuEngine
- September 07, 2017

The rating was maintained by Jefferies with "Buy" on Friday, July 21. Deutsche Bank initiated the stock with "Buy" rating in Wednesday, September 7 report. It now has negative earnings. Its products and services include data and Internet services, video services, voice services, access services and customer premise equipment (CPE). (more...)
Brokers Change Their Target Price On Community Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE:CYH) Brokers Change Their Target Price On Community Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE:CYH)
- September 07, 2017

Royal Fincl Bank Of Canada owns 2,377 shares or 0% of their United States portfolio. Moreover, Conestoga Capital Advisors Llc has 1.98% invested in the company for 462,553 shares. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 9,953,542 shares of the company's stock worth $88,288,000 after purchasing an additional 1,312,513 shares in the last quarter. (more...)
Lowe's Companies, Inc. (LOW) Increases Again; Strong Momentum for Buyers Lowe's Companies, Inc. (LOW) Increases Again; Strong Momentum for Buyers
- September 07, 2017

It has underperformed by 10.78% the S&P500. The California-based Hmi Capital Llc has invested 4.09% in the stock. The institutional investor held 30,400 shares of the semiconductors company at the end of 2016Q4, valued at $463,000, down from 197,900 at the end of the previous reported quarter. (more...)
Mirae Asset Global Investments Increases Stake in Bank of America Corporation
- September 07, 2017

The Clal Insurance Enterprises Holdings Ltd holds 1.40 million shares with $30.96M value, down from 1.83M last quarter. Bank of America Corporation (BAC) share price fell -3.13% to $23.33 in the last trading session. The stock of Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC) has "Overweight" rating given on Thursday, April 7 by JP Morgan. The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Tuesday, July 21 by Sterne Agee CRT. (more...)
Were Analysts Bullish GDI INTEGRATED FACILITY SERVICES INC (TSE:GDI) This Week?
- September 07, 2017

In recent action, TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation ( AMTD ) has made a move of -5.87% over the past month, which has come on weak relative transaction volume. Moglia unloaded 10,000 stocks of the firm's shares in a trade on Early Thur, Jun 15th. TD Ameritrade Holding Corp . The stock's 50 day moving average is 20.92 and its 200 day moving average is 20.55. (more...)
The Automatic Data Processing (ADP) Stake Lifted by Epoch Investment Partners Inc
- September 07, 2017

Royal Bank Of Canada boosted their price target on Automatic Data Processing from $94.00 to $95.00 and gave the stock a "sector perform" rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 1st. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.77 in Q4 2016. Its down 0.09, from 0.96 in 2016Q3. Pineno Levin Ford Asset invested in 1,969 shares. 116 funds opened positions while 293 raised stakes. (more...)
Buenaventura Mining Company Inc. (NYSE:BVN) Under Analyst Spotlight
- September 07, 2017

TheStreet cut shares of Hecla Mining from a b- rating to a c rating in a research note on Thursday, August 3rd. ValuEngine raised Hecla Mining from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Friday. The original version of this report can be viewed at https://www.dispatchtribunal.com/2017/09/06/hecla-mining-company-hl-given-buy-rating-at-hc-wainwright.html. (more...)
The Advisory Board Company (NASDAQ:ABCO) Given Hold Rating at Cantor Fitzgerald
- September 07, 2017

It has outperformed by 16.47% the S&P500. 13d Management LLC cut its position by shedding 9,700 shares a decrease of 3.8% in the quarter. The share price was last seen -0.09% lower, reaching at $53.25 on Sep. Musslewhite Robert W had sold 11,000 shares worth $522,251. Teachers Advisors LLC grew its stake in shares of The Advisory Board by 4.7% during the fourth quarter. (more...)
Stock You Should Track Today: Oclaro, Inc Stock You Should Track Today: Oclaro, Inc
- September 07, 2017

Texas Permanent School Fund owned 0.06% of Oclaro as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in OCLR. (more...)
EU-Wettbewerbshüter stimmen zu | Millionenkredit für Air Berlin! EU-Wettbewerbshüter stimmen zu | Millionenkredit für Air Berlin!
- September 07, 2017

Weil sich die Wettbewerbsverzerrungen angesichts der strengen Auflagen, der kurzen Laufzeit und des Umstands, dass Air Berlin seine Geschäftstätigkeit voraussichtlich anschließend einstellen wird, auf ein Minimum beschränken werden, sei die Maßnahme mit den EU-Beihilfevorschriften vereinbar. (more...)
Blackrock Inc. built an about 8.62% stake in Baxter International Inc. (BAX)
- September 07, 2017

It has outperformed by 63.49% the S&P500. Among 7 analysts covering Virtus Investment Partners ( NASDAQ:VRTS ), 1 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 53% are positive. Baxter International has a 52 week low of $43.13 and a 52 week high of $63.14. In the transaction dated Jun. 01, 2017, the great number of shares disposed came courtesy the; Third Point Llc disposed a total of 5,000,000 shares at an average price of $59.5, amounting to approximately $297,500,000. (more...)
Wall St opens lower as N. Korea tensions rise Wall St opens lower as N. Korea tensions rise
- September 07, 2017

In Asia, the markets did not react as strongly, with only small dips. In the absence of indicators or outcomes of the business major, " investors take into account the geopolitical and the potential risks related to tensions around North Korea ", said Bill Lynch of Hinsdale Associates. (more...)
Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (AAP)
- September 07, 2017

The Clearline Capital Lp holds 74,722 shares with $12.64M value, up from 53,953 last quarter. Advance Auto Parts Inc now has $7.25B valuation. (NYSE:AAP) was bought by LEE EUGENE I JR. 500 shares valued at $67,435 were bought by Slone Reuben E on Tuesday, May 30. Redwood Invests Ltd Company owns 0% invested in Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (more...)
Time to Reconsider Align Technology, Inc. (ALGN) After Making All Time High?
- September 07, 2017

This technical setup was reported by Barchart.com . Great Point Partners Llc sold 344,294 shares as Alimera Sciences Inc (ALIM)'s stock rose 22.95%. About 169,338 shares traded. Neuberger Berman Group Incorporated Ltd reported 4,064 shares. Balyasny Asset Mgmt Ltd stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in Align Technology, Inc. (more...)
Tracking Hurricane Irma, Now a Category 5 Storm in The Atlantic Tracking Hurricane Irma, Now a Category 5 Storm in The Atlantic
- September 07, 2017

Crews delivered water to neighboring Barbuda, one of the islands closest to the hurricane's path. Atlantic storm outlook. See story WEATHER Hurricane. "The price you may pay for not evacuating is your life or serious physical harm", Minnis said. According to CNN, the Governor of Puerto Rico - Ricardo Rosselló - also declared a state of emergency in preparation for the storm. (more...)
HPE stock jumps as the company beats earnings expectations HPE stock jumps as the company beats earnings expectations
- September 07, 2017

The consensus recommendation, according to Zacks Investment research , is 2.61. WFG Advisors LP grew its holdings in shares of Hewlett Packard Enterprise by 15.3% during the second quarter. Many analysts have provided their estimated foresights on Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company Earnings, with 22 analysts believing the company would generate an Average Estimate of $0.26. (more...)
Amgen Inc. (AMGN) Holdings Lowered by Madison Investment Holdings Inc
- September 07, 2017

The stock declined 1.43% or $2.55 reaching $176.16 per share. It is down 14.59% since September 5, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 2.11% the S&P500. Canaccord Genuity has "Buy" rating and $126 target. The firm has "Outperform" rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Monday, October 3. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Tuesday, June 13 by Oppenheimer. (more...)
Wall St set to open lower as N.Korea tensions rise Wall St set to open lower as N.Korea tensions rise
- September 07, 2017

Justice Department named former Federal Bureau of Investigation chief Robert Mueller as the special counsel to investigate possible collusion between President Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign and Russian Federation, according to Reuters data. (more...)
Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON) Analytical Analysis
- September 07, 2017

The legal version of this article can be read at https://stocknewstimes.com/2017/09/06/mutual-of-omaha-bank-wealth-management-decreases-stake-in-honeywell-international-inc-hon.html. for 164,084 shares. Since March 7, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 40 selling transactions for $1.39 billion activity. 290 shares were bought by Patrick John J Jr . (more...)
First Majestic Silver Corp. (AG) Holdings Boosted by Intact Investment Management Inc First Majestic Silver Corp. (AG) Holdings Boosted by Intact Investment Management Inc
- September 07, 2017

The Company owns and operates approximately six producing silver mines: the La Encantada Silver Mine, La Parrilla Silver Mine, Del Toro Silver Mine, San Martin Silver Mine, La Guitarra Silver Mine and Santa Elena Silver Mine. The number of shares that were traded during the day was 1.4 million, which corresponds to its 3-month volume average of 1.45 million shares a day. Tortoise Invest Mngmt Lc holds 500 shares or 0% of its portfolio. (more...)
Enbridge Energy, LP (NYSE:EEP) Getting Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Accern Reports Enbridge Energy, LP (NYSE:EEP) Getting Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Accern Reports
- September 07, 2017

Royal Dutch Shell had 302 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The second value adds in the net debt repaid yield to the calculation. The VC is displayed as a number between 1 and 100. Arizona-based Arizona State Retirement Systems has invested 0.02% in Evercore Inc (NYSE:EVR). Typically, the lower the value, the more undervalued the company tends to be. (more...)
Correction to Trump Unlikely to Nominate Cohn Article Correction to Trump Unlikely to Nominate Cohn Article
- September 07, 2017

The only thing reportedly holding Cohn back from actually tendering his resignation was the market disruption he felt it would create. The Journal reported the Trump, mulling a replacement for current Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen, soured on Cohn, who had emerged as an early favorite to lead the central bank. (more...)
NGL Energy Partners LP (NYSE:NGL) Buckles Under The Trend Lines
- September 07, 2017

Volume in the last session has decreased compared with NGL's average trading volume. (NYSE:ITW), its shares were trading at $137.72 a gain of $0.21, on the trading floor. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Thursday, February 11 by Wunderlich. The rating was downgraded by JP Morgan to "Neutral" on Thursday, September 8. Sure, the percentage is encouraging but better times are ahead as looking out over a next 5-year period, analysts expect the company to see its earnings go up by 1%, annually. (more...)
September is National Preparedness Month September is National Preparedness Month
- September 07, 2017

This yearly observance was founded after 9/11 to increase preparedness awareness in the USA, a fitting time to join the effort to help communities prepare for emergencies, such as natural disasters and potential terrorist threats, and to encourage individuals to take action. (more...)