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FED IMPLICATIONS: The pickup in hourly wages, along with a recent uptick in inflation, may make it more likely the Federal Reserve will raise short-term interest rates more quickly in the coming months. The level is seen by many stock-watchers as a potential trigger for a correction in equities. Then you have these big tax cuts taking effect, which means people could be spending more.
  • Stocks Unravel as Yields Spike on Bullish Jobs Data

    Stocks Unravel as Yields Spike on Bullish Jobs Data

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    On Wednesday, the Fed kept interest rates unchanged, but expects inflation to accelerate faster this year. Losses in health care stocks were offset by gains in technology companies and other sectors. Consumer-focused companies like retailers and restaurant chains accounted for much of the market's pullback. Amazon popped 5.1 percent to an all-time high.
  • Alibaba shares Open lower after Missing Q4 Estimates

    Alibaba shares Open lower after Missing Q4 Estimates

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    It has underperformed by 21.16% the S&P500. In a long-awaited move, Alibaba is effectively swapping a profit-sharing agreement with Ant Financial for a 33 percent stake in the fast-growing financial business, which was last valued at $60 billion in 2016.
  • Active Spotlight: Valero Energy Corporation (VLO)

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    Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider buys, and 5 insider sales for $27.57 million activity. Other hedge funds have also recently modified their holdings of the company. The NYSE listed company saw a recent bid of 94.40 on 390476 volume. The Current Ratio is used by investors to determine whether a company can pay short term and long term debts.
  • Starbucks has a Credit Card for Coffee Addicts

    Starbucks has a Credit Card for Coffee Addicts

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    Here are a few things to know about the new Starbucks Visa Card. Here's a new way to up your Starbucks Stars count and your credit limit: Starbucks just launched its very first credit card, in a partnership with Chase. You'll also get eight curated food or beverage Rewards selected by baristas loaded into your rewards account throughout the year just because. Starbucks lovers have yet another way to earn stars at their favorite coffee place as Starbucks and Chase have launched a Starbucks ...
  • Apple posts record $88 billion in sales, but iPhone concerns loom

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    As a result, Apple logged record quarterly revenue of a whopping $88.3 billion, up 13 percent year-over-year and up 68 percent compared with the previous quarter. The CFO told Bloomberg that Apple ultimately plans to hold an equal amount of cash and debt without specifying when this would happen. That means that Apple could spend as much as US$163b in the short-term on acquisitions, dividends, and buybacks.
  • NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA) - Long Term Trend

    NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA) - Long Term Trend

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    The institutional investor held 73,205 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $1.46M, up from 54,422 at the end of the previous reported quarter. The stock of NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) has "Hold" rating given on Friday, November 10 by Nomura. Arcadia Investment Corp Mi has 197 shares. (NASDAQ:EEFT) for 69 shares.
  • Westjet's new low-priced airline is offering $7.50 flights

    Westjet's new low-priced airline is offering $7.50 flights

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    Competitor Jetlines said last fall it aims to launch on June 1, and charter airline Enerjet is trying to start up its own ultra-low-cost carrier under the name FlyToo . The table below shows Swoop's operation once the first tranche of routes have all launched. The airline says it will have 27 weekly flights from Abbotsford.
  • Schmidt pleased with Six Nations debutants

    Schmidt pleased with Six Nations debutants

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    The selection of Bordeaux No 10 Matthieu Jalibert embodies the new direction that France feel they must take after years of underachievement, but it is no reckless gamble; the teenager is tipped for super-stardom, with BT Sport's Ben Kay calling him "the most exciting talent I've ever seen".
  • General Motors Company (GM)- Hot Watch List After Analysts Reviews

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    The stock decreased 0.10% or $0.25 during the last trading session, reaching $247.69. About 15.34 million shares traded. Here we will take a look into some valuation metrics for General Motors Company NYSE:GM shares. Thai-Tang Hau N sold $287,500 worth of Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) on Wednesday, September 6. The ERP5 Rank may assist investors with spotting companies that are undervalued.
  • United States adds 200000 jobs in January; wage growth strong

    United States adds 200000 jobs in January; wage growth strong

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    Manufacturing payrolls are forecast increasing solidly. Wages probably also got a lift from the tax cut. Given that the labor market is nearly at full employment, economists saw little boost to job growth from the Trump administration's $1.5-B tax cut package passed by the Republican-controlled US Congress in December, in the biggest overhaul of the tax code in 30 years.
  • Deutsche Bank reports third consecutive annual loss

    Deutsche Bank reports third consecutive annual loss

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    Still, overall quarterly revenue declined 10%, excluding the impact of those actions, showing that Deutsche Bank is still struggling to hold on to fee-generating market share in key areas, including its big trading and investment-banking businesses.
  • Olivier Giroud defends himself after Chelsea transfer

    Olivier Giroud defends himself after Chelsea transfer

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    Giroud has signed an 18-month deal at Stamford Bridge, where he will provide much-needed competition for Alvaro Morata . "It's so hard", Guardiola said on Tuesday when asked about Mahrez. "I think he will but I always talk about the supporting cast and what you will lose with Giroud is a guy who can score goals off the bench". I will never forget these four and a half years at Borussia Dortmund , because you all gave me the strength for the level I am now.
  • Budget 2018: 'All-Time High' Allocation for Rail and Road Infrastructure

    Budget 2018: 'All-Time High' Allocation for Rail and Road Infrastructure

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    A major increase in Indian Railways' capital expenditure to Rs1 485bn in the 2018-19 financial year was announced by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley as part of the national budget unveiled on February 1. What is interesting to notice is the railway budget 2018 new trains list, which includes trains with better and improved coaches that would come with better amenities for passenger comfort.
  • Oil Price Rises As OPEC Cuts Supplies

    Oil Price Rises As OPEC Cuts Supplies

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    London Brent crude for April delivery was up 15 cents, or 0.2 percent, at $69.04, after settling up 3 cents in the previous session. The report went on to say that OPEC pumped 32.4 million barrels per day (bpd) in January, up 100,000 bpd from December.
  • Vodafone Ireland sees slight rise in revenues as gains offset by mobile

    Vodafone Ireland sees slight rise in revenues as gains offset by mobile

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    The decline was pinned on the "negative impact from the deconsolidation of Vodafone Netherlands" following the creation of its joint venture VodafoneZiggo, as well as foreign exchange rate movements. In total we now serve 316,000 customers. As usual, Vodafone did not report any profitability measures for the quarter. Excluding the impact of handset financing and the drag from regulation, service revenue trends were stable at 0.4%* (Q2: 0.6%*), with improvements in consumer mobile and fixed ...
  • 'Stubborn' Lookman chose Leipzig move, says Allardyce

    'Stubborn' Lookman chose Leipzig move, says Allardyce

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    I hope that he has every success and brings it back here to us'. Everton manager Sam Allardyce said on Monday (29 January) that former Charlton Athletic starlet Lookman was primed to remain on Merseyside until the end of the season due to the departure of winger Aaron Lennon , who joined Burnley for a nominal fee.
  • Trader's Radar- Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (BBBY)

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    Relative Strength Index (RSI) for Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. The rating was downgraded by Suntrust Robinson on Wednesday, December 23 to "Neutral". It has underperformed by 33.04% the S&P500. Quinn Opportunity Llc, a New York-based fund reported 186,117 shares. Investors of record on Friday, March 16th will be issued a dividend of $0.15 per share.
  • West Ham leading race to sign Algeria's Islam Slimani

    West Ham leading race to sign Algeria's Islam Slimani

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    Islam Slimani completed his loan move inside the last hour of the January transfer window, to hopefully add goals that will help ensure Premier League survival. "It's a great thing for me and for Newcastle", Slimani said. "I'm happy to be here", the Algeria worldwide told the club's official website. That is what I'll try and do during my time here, score as many goals as I possibly can.
  • House prices show surprising growth jump in January

    House prices show surprising growth jump in January

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    Similarly, the government's UK House Price Index - based on mortgage completions and price paid - reported a rise in the capital's property prices in its latest figures by 2.3% between October 2016 and October 2017. This development comes just days after Bank of England showed that the number of new mortgages approved by United Kingdom lenders fell to a near three-year low last in December last year.
  • Technical trends of Oracle Corporation (ORCL)

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    Ashmore Wealth Management Llc decreased Oracle Corp ( ORCL ) stake by 11.92% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. The average volume was noted at 15432.82K shares while its relative volume was seen at 1.09. The stock is a Buy among 2 brokerage firms polled by Factset Research. The firm has "Buy" rating by Jefferies given on Friday, August 25. Wells Fargo initiated the shares of ORCL in report on Wednesday, January 11 with "Outperform" rating.
  • Alaska Air Group (NYSE:ALK) Receiving Positive News Coverage, Report Shows

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    Cowen & Co maintained the stock with "Outperform" rating in Tuesday, August 18 report. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Sunday, August 20 by Stifel Nicolaus. (NYSE: ALK ) also run on active notice, stock price surged 1.46% after traded at $65.48 in most recent trading session. ALK's profit would be $115.68 million giving it 17.07 P/E if the $0.94 EPS is correct.
  • Steinhoff lays charges against former CEO Markus Jooste

    Steinhoff lays charges against former CEO Markus Jooste

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    Mr Jooste's arrest was disclosed by Steinhoff bosses in a parliamentary investigation into the accounting scandal, which has left South Africa's state pension fund nursing a heavy loss on its investment in the retail conglomerate. Until the report of forensic investigators PwC was finalised‚ it was not possible to say how the alleged accounting irregularities had occurred‚ Wiese said.
  • Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG) Upgraded to "Market Perform" at Raymond James Financial

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    Exchange Capital Management Inc who had been investing in Boeing Co for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $202.99 billion market cap company. Baird. South Dakota Investment Council, which manages about $4.94 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Twenty First Centy Fox Inc (NASDAQ:FOXA) by 14,800 shares to 1.51 million shares, valued at $39.84M in 2017Q3, according to the filing.
  • As Yields Rise, US Futures Indicate Negative Open

    As Yields Rise, US Futures Indicate Negative Open

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    The CBOE Volatility index, widely considered the best fear gauge in the stock market, rose 6.86 percent to 14.79. Investors watch the rising interest rates closely. The yield on the 10-year Treasury closed on Tuesday at its highest level since 2014. It is Janet Yellen's final scheduled meeting at the helm of the Fed.
  • Research Analysts' Recent Ratings Updates for Energy Transfer Equity (ETE)

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    The stock decreased 0.08% or $0.07 during the last trading session, reaching $91.3. About 18,306 shares traded. Allison Transmission Holdings, Inc. Citigroup Inc. Pinnacle Hldgs Ltd Co owns 6,759 shares. Wells Fargo Co Mn stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in Energy Transfer Equity , L.P. (NYSE:ETE). Wexford Cap Ltd Partnership reported 944,303 shares stake.
  • India unveils 2018/19 budget aiming faster growth

    India unveils 2018/19 budget aiming faster growth

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    This is since the government is betting big on 5G which is expected to deliver new levels of performance and efficiency and offer opportunities for myriad apps and business models that could potentially lead to better healthcare, smarter cities, more efficient manufacturing and enhanced lifestyles.
  • Sohu.com Inc. (SOHU), Entercom Communications Corp. (ETM)

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    Insiders bought 423,444 shares of company stock worth $4,978,398 over the last 90 days. About 572,888 shares traded. Banco Macro S.A. (NYSE:BMA) has risen 43.80% since January 28, 2017 and is uptrending. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Thursday, February 2 by Mizuho. (NASDAQ:FB) rating on Monday, September 19. Seabridge Investment Advisors Llc, which manages about $689.24 million and $428.28M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Xylem Inc.
  • Govt To Adopt Blockchain Technology Popularised By Cryptocurrency

    Govt To Adopt Blockchain Technology Popularised By Cryptocurrency

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    Despite the government's strong warning, the Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Committee of India (BACC), which counts India's leading cryptocurrency exchanges among its members, is quite positive about growing the digital ecosystem. "Rather than restricting cryptocurrencies, they can be regulated to prevent any adverse impact and risks while exploring blockchain side by side and leverage opportunities which are available with new concepts and technologies that they bring to the table", he ...
  • Royal Dutch Shell sees profits more than double to £8.5bn

    Royal Dutch Shell sees profits more than double to £8.5bn

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  • (PFE) Shares Sold by Cullen Frost Bankers Inc

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    Wms Partners Llc who had been investing in Pfizer Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $225.32 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.48% or $0.77 during the last trading session, reaching $161.49. (NYSE:PFE) earned "Overweight" rating by Morgan Stanley on Wednesday, January 31. BMO Capital Markets set a $37.00 price target on shares of Pfizer and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 10th.
  • The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS)

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    The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS ) has risen 9.26% since January 31, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 7.44% the S&P500. Highland Capital Management Lp increased Boardwalk Pipeline Partners (BWP) stake by 3% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing.
  • Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) Insider sold 6985 Shares

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    Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc.'s holdings in Costco Wholesale were worth $591,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The rating was initiated by Wells Fargo on Tuesday, October 18 with "Market Perform". On Friday, September 1 the stock rating was upgraded by National Bank Canada to "Outperform".
  • Advisor Partners LLC Takes Position in Murphy Oil Co. (MUR)

    Advisor Partners LLC Takes Position in Murphy Oil Co. (MUR)

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    Company has conspicuous measure of stock oscillations; average true range may be heating up this temperature with value of 1.11. Taubman Centers, Inc. W&T Offshore, Inc. (WTI)'s ROE is 0%, while industry's is 25.47%. (NYSE:SF) for 89,081 shares. As for a performance, the company are moving up trend of 239.58% since start of the year and revealed surged activity of -6.32% for the past three months.
  • QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM) To Report Earnings

    QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM) To Report Earnings

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    The stock was sold at an average price of $66.56, for a total transaction of $521,830.40. Fidelity & Guaranty Life had 5 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. It also reduced Delphi Automotive Plc stake by 63,200 shares and now owns 134,581 shares. Therefore 45% are positive. Apple Inc. had 354 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel.
  • Elon Musk sells 20000 Boring Company flamethrowers - plus free fire extinguishers

    Elon Musk sells 20000 Boring Company flamethrowers - plus free fire extinguishers

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    This doesn't mean Musk has raised $10 million free and clear via the sale of the flamethrowers for his young company, but the markup is probably huge so the total sum of funds generated this way isn't anything to sneeze at, either. I don't really understand what's happening here, if I'm honest, because it sure does look like he is actually selling these fire-guns from The Boring Company , a tunnel-digging outfit that he owns.
  • Asian shares come off the boil, after Wall Street's Apple-induced decline

    Asian shares come off the boil, after Wall Street's Apple-induced decline

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    Hong Kong's Hang Seng edged 0.1 percent lower to 32,589.83 and Sydney's S&P-ASX 200 added 0.3 percent to 6,037.70. Asian stocks were mixed Wednesday after Wall Street recorded its biggest decline since August. "This is one of the few prepared speeches that the president will give, so the progress on NAFTA and trade with China is something the market is going to watch carefully", said Mike Baele, senior portfolio manager at U.S.
  • David Feeney Is The Latest Minister To Resign Thanks To Citizenship Dramas

    David Feeney Is The Latest Minister To Resign Thanks To Citizenship Dramas

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    Mr Shorten, who had insisted his team was clear of any citizenship issues, said he was shocked when Mr Feeney initially came to him saying he may have issues. There's speculation ACTU boss Ged Kearney will run for the Labor Party if there is a by-election for Mr Feeney's Melbourne seat of Batman . While Ms Bathal has already been selected as the Greens candidate, Mr Pyne declined to say whether the Liberals would stand but hinted it was inclined not to.
  • Govt cuts excise duty on petrol, diesel but don't rejoice just yet

    Govt cuts excise duty on petrol, diesel but don't rejoice just yet

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    Earlier, the Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) has recommended an increase in petrol price by Rs2.98 per litre, according to a summary sent to the Ministry of Energy. There have been demands from both political leaders as well as corporates to bring petrol and diesel under the purview of Goods and Services Tax (GST).