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New Seattle mayor sworn in after Murray resigns New Seattle mayor sworn in after Murray resigns
- September 14, 2017

In July , the Seattle LGBTQ Commission called for his resignation. His resignation is effective at 5 pm local time, today, 13 September. The molestation stopped, Dyer said, when a boy in a Catholic group home where Murray worked accused him of abuse. (more...)
£25m more in Irma aid as May defends United Kingdom response £25m more in Irma aid as May defends United Kingdom response
- September 14, 2017

The prime minister announced the extra cash in the Commons amid criticism that the UK's response was slow. Earlier this week it was revealed a portion of the foreign aid budget was being spent on a project to help Chinese workers quit smoking despite Government pledges not to issue money to developed countries. (more...)
Geneva Advisors LLC Decreases Holdings in Lam Research Corporation (NASDAQ:LRCX) Geneva Advisors LLC Decreases Holdings in Lam Research Corporation (NASDAQ:LRCX)
- September 14, 2017

About 963 shares traded. The stock of Lam Research Corporation (NASDAQ:LRCX) has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, September 12 by Argus Research. It has outperformed by 91.16% the S&P500. Finally, British Columbia Investment Management Corp lifted its position in shares of Lam Research Corporation by 60.6% in the first quarter. Two Sigma, a New York-based fund reported 7,510 shares. (more...)
Sterling retreats from 1-year high after UK wage growth miss
- September 14, 2017

In more "normal" times the Bank's course of action would be clear and obvious at this juncture. But many economists have said that rocketing inflation could put pressure on the BoE to take action and hike rates. Some hawkish comments wouldn't go amiss though. "But from a monetary policy perspective, the renewed move higher in core inflation is of greater outcome, particularly because it is not just on account of the technical HRA hike impact". (more...)
Buoyant NI housing market contrasts with other United Kingdom regions Buoyant NI housing market contrasts with other United Kingdom regions
- September 14, 2017

The London price gauge remained stuck firmly in negative territory, posting the weakest reading since 2008. "The latest results continue to suggest that the greatest pressure on both prices and activity continues to be felt in prime central London market". (more...)
Would You Buy Helmerich & Payne, Inc. (NYSE:HP) On These Analyst Ratings? Would You Buy Helmerich & Payne, Inc. (NYSE:HP) On These Analyst Ratings?
- September 14, 2017

It has outperformed by 18.90% the S&P500. Helmerich & Payne, Inc. has a one year low of $47.45 and a one year high of $85.78. Janus Capital Management Llc sold 458,510 shares as Helmerich & Payne (HP)'s stock declined 12.04%. Therefore 26% are positive. ILLEGAL ACTIVITY NOTICE: "Helmerich & Payne, Inc". UBS AG restated a "buy" rating and set a $60.00 price target (down from $84.00) on shares of Helmerich & Payne in a report on Monday, July 31st. (more...)
Not enough GOP support in Senate to pass budget Not enough GOP support in Senate to pass budget
- September 14, 2017

Members of the Assembly will take up Wisconsin's overdue state budget today. Assembly Speaker Robin Vos said Wednesday that the budget already faced a lengthy negotiation in the Joint Finance Committee, and he's open only to technical changes at this point. (more...)
Third council to dump Australia Day celebrations Third council to dump Australia Day celebrations
- September 14, 2017

But not all councillors voted in favor of the change; councillor John Kavanagh said Australia Day could be "an opportunity with the Aboriginal welcome on that day for the oldest Australians to inform the newest Australians of the plight and the difficulties that day has for them and their history". (more...)
Recent Investment Analysts' Ratings Changes for Diageo plc (DGE), Report finds
- September 14, 2017

As of August 15th, there was short interest totalling 411,292 shares, a decrease of 36.3% from the July 31st total of 645,803 shares. As analysts monitor volatile markets in recent weeks they have updated their price targets on shares of Diageo plc (NYSE:DEO). (more...)
How Have Institutional Investors Been Trading Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI)?
- September 14, 2017

Lastly, Chatham Capital Group boosted its holdings in stocks of Kinder Morgan by 0.5% during the Q1. Kinder Morgan (NYSE:KMI) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July 19th. The stock of Houlihan Lokey Inc (NYSE:HLI) earned "Buy" rating by Bank of America on Tuesday, September 8. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with "Hold" rating in Monday, August 28 report. (more...)
Hot Stock seeking Investors: Equifax Inc. (EFX) Hot Stock seeking Investors: Equifax Inc. (EFX)
- September 14, 2017

These firms have modified their investment in EFX . Equifax, Inc . has a 52-week low of $91.72 and a 52-week high of $136.97. William Blair Investment Management LLC grew its position in shares of Equifax by 99.4% in the first quarter. with 9.93 million shares, FMR LLC with 6.05 million shares, and MASSACHUSETTS FINANCIAL SERVICES CO /MA/ with 5.99 million shares. Now turning toward the technical indicators, its current distance from 20-Day Simple Moving Average is -16.63% and moving ... (more...)
Seoul stocks open higher on Wall Street gains
- September 14, 2017

The Nasdaq jumped to a close of 6,460.19, 5.91 higher than it opened, while the S&P 500 gained 1.89 to close trading at 2,498.37. Winners and Losers: One day after unveiling its newest iPhones, Apple saw its stock dip. HK/SIN. At the final bell, global benchmark Brent crude was up 1.6 percent to trade at $55.19 per barrel. The S&P 500 is up 259.54 points, or 11.6 percent. (more...)
Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (BBBY) Receives $43.50 Consensus Price Target from Analysts Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (BBBY) Receives $43.50 Consensus Price Target from Analysts
- September 14, 2017

Bed Bath & Beyond's end of quarter revenue went up.1% on a YOY basis. financial stock experts guide that Bed Bath & Beyond to post $4.02 EPS for the full year. Putnam Invests Ltd owns 212,138 shares. Sei, Pennsylvania-based fund reported 110,503 shares. Symphony Asset reported 0.11% stake. Before trading, trader, investor or shareholder must have an eye on stock's historical performance. (more...)
Focusing on the Charts For iShares Core MSCI EAFE IMI Index ETF Focusing on the Charts For iShares Core MSCI EAFE IMI Index ETF
- September 14, 2017

Tushar Chanda developed the Aroon Indicator in 1995 to help traders determine the strength of a trend and whether pricing behavior was favoring a trend or sideways action. Chart analysts may also use the indicator to project possible price reversals and to define trends. Normal oscillations tend to stay in the range of -100 to +100. (more...)
Analyst's Rankings to Lookout: ONEOK, Inc. (OKE), Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (ADM)
- September 14, 2017

Zacks reduced Archer-Daniels-Midland from a "hold" recommendation to a "strong sell" recommendation in a study on Wed, May 31st. crowd sourced stock rating company Vetr boosted Archer-Daniels-Midland from a "buy" recommendation to a "strong-buy" recommendation and fixed a $46.76 PT on the shares in a study report on early Mon, May 22nd. (more...)
Appalachian Power sending hundreds to Florida, Georgia Appalachian Power sending hundreds to Florida, Georgia
- September 14, 2017

Q: I don't have power. As of Tuesday afternoon, that number had decreased to 3.4 million. Its customers are concentrated in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties. FPL employees will always carry an FPL photo ID badge, be in FPL trucks, and will never need to enter your home, FPL said. That means hospitals, 911 call centers, law enforcement and water treatment plants are first in line. (more...)
Analysts Perspectives: Spirit Realty Capital Inc (SRC)
- September 14, 2017

The company now has a Return on Equity of -11.10% and Return on Investment of -. Perhaps, that suggests something about why 42.68% of the outstanding share supply is held by institutional investors. Analysts look for public financial statements, listen in on conference calls and talk to managers and customers of a company in order to reach an opinion and communicate the value of a stock. (more...)
Surprise spike in WA unemployment rate as full time jobs fall Surprise spike in WA unemployment rate as full time jobs fall
- September 14, 2017

A blockbuster 269,000 jobs have been created so far this year but the labour force has also expanded by an equally sizable 257,000, keeping the jobless rate steady at 5.6 percent. That was more than triple the rate forecast by economists. Despite the increase in full-time work and the participation rate, the ABS only recorded a 0.4 per cent increase in total hours worked last month. (more...)
Louis Salvation Army seeking volunteers to travel for hurricane relief Louis Salvation Army seeking volunteers to travel for hurricane relief
- September 14, 2017

Relief efforts are underway in all of the islands hit by Irma last week including Barbuda, Anguilla, St. Marteen, the British Virgin Islands and Turks and Caicos. "We have a team here of about 21 volunteers that are certified to handle the canteen". Ten mobile feeding units (canteens) from The Salvation Army of North and SC are on the way to Jacksonville, Fla., to serve people impacted by Hurricane Irma. (more...)
Philip Morris International Inc (NYSE:PM) announces a quarterly dividend of $1.07 Philip Morris International Inc (NYSE:PM) announces a quarterly dividend of $1.07
- September 14, 2017

Finally, Jefferies Group LLC increased their price target on shares of Philip Morris International from $111.00 to $120.00 and gave the company a "hold" rating in a research note on Monday, May 22nd. It also reduced its holding in Bwx Technologies Inc by 566,803 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 592,455 shares, and cut its stake in Xenia Hotels & Resorts Inc. (more...)
Sasco Capital Cut Raytheon (RTN) Holding; Financial Engines Has 1.46 Sentiment
- September 14, 2017

Visa Inc now has $242.73 billion valuation. Raytheon Company (NYSE:RTN) appreciated by 0.57% at $182.72, after hitting low of $181.32 in an intra-day trade. Also, VP Taylor W. Lawrence sold 3,791 shares of the business's stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, August 31st. 1,275 shares valued at $194,170 were sold by O'Brien Anthony F on Friday, March 24. (more...)
Brokerage Overview of: Avis Budget Group, Inc. (CAR)
- September 14, 2017

Avis Budget Group, Inc. has a 12-month low of $20.71 and a 12-month high of $41.53. (NYSEMKT:CDOR) has declined 28.01% since September 13, 2016 and is downtrending. Avis Budget had 27 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Thursday, February 25 by Barclays Capital. (more...)
GlaxoSmithKline PLC (GSK) Upgraded to GlaxoSmithKline PLC (GSK) Upgraded to "Buy" at Zacks Investment Research
- September 14, 2017

GlaxoSmithKline PLC has a 52-week low of $37.20 and a 52-week high of $44.53. The stock rose 0.40% or $0.16 reaching $40.43 per share. GlaxoSmithKline plc (GSK) has an annual dividend of $1.99, while its annual dividend yield is 4.94%. (more...)
Federated Investors Inc. PA Decreases Position in Calpine Corporation (NYSE:CPN)
- September 14, 2017

Nordea Investment Management AB boosted its stake in Calpine Corporation by 85.0% during the first quarter. Private Management Group Inc, which manages about $2.22 billion and $1.77 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Chemours Co by 1.32M shares to 1.23M shares, valued at $27.21M in 2016Q4, according to the filing. (more...)
What Analysts say About Heat Biologics Inc (HTBX)?
- September 14, 2017

A high ROE indicates successfully earning more assets and value for its shareholders off its reinvested earnings. Zacks Earnings ESP (Expected Surprise Prediction) looks to find companies that have recently seen positive earnings estimate revision activity. (more...)
Are Analysts Bullish Las Vegas Sands Corp
- September 14, 2017

Las Vegas Sands Corp now has $51.02 billion valuation. Sumitomo Life Ins accumulated 31,704 shares or 0.24% of the stock. About 1,479 shares traded. will post $2.74 earnings per share for the current year. 296.26 million shares or 5.17% less from 312.41 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Waddell & Reed Fincl holds 951,431 shares. (more...)
(NYSE:NEWR) Closed 6.4% Above Its 50 Day Moving Average
- September 14, 2017

Davidson. The rating was maintained by Oppenheimer on Thursday, August 10 with "Buy". FMR LLC now owns 8,024,872 shares of the software maker's stock valued at $345,149,000 after purchasing an additional 108,223 shares during the last quarter. (more...)
Road rage leads to officer-involved shooting in Antioch Road rage leads to officer-involved shooting in Antioch
- September 14, 2017

John Fortner said. According to police, the man chased the officer and repeatedly crashed into his vehicle. So far, police have not said what led to the shooting or publicly identified the officer. Officers located the injured suspect at a different location in Antioch. It is not yet clear where the officer works, but police said it's out of Contra Costa County. (more...)
Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH) Under Analyst Spotlight
- September 14, 2017

The company has market cap of $5.11 billion. They now have a Dollars 74 price target on the stock. About 144,441 shares traded. Farmers Trust Co decreased Cognizant Technology Solutio (CTSH) stake by 28.82% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Congress Asset Mgmt Ma holds 0.1% or 81,604 shares in its portfolio. Finally, Berenberg Bank raised Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and boosted their price target for the company from $65.00 to $85.00 in a ... (more...)
SuperTrend Higher Than Share Price for iShares Core S&P Small-Cap ETF
- September 14, 2017

The stock market is still producing plenty of green arrows, and investors need to be able to capitalize. As we head into the second half of the year, it remains to be seen which way the market will lean. Using the CCI as a leading indicator, technical analysts may use a +100 reading as an overbought signal and a -100 reading as an oversold indicator, suggesting a trend reversal. (more...)