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TransCanada concludes open season for Keystone XL project, confirms support


Included in the commitments is a 50,000-barrel-a-day contract with the Province of Alberta, which gets part of its oil royalties in crude oil rather than cash. When completed, the Keystone XL will run about 1,180 miles (1,899 km) from Hardisty, Alberta, to Steele City, Nebraska, linking crude from the oil-rich but landlocked Canadian province with US refineries. Read More »

RSI Alert: Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ: SBUX)

It has underperformed by 12.65% the S&P500. Clark Capital Management Group Inc increased its stake in Check Point Software Tech Lt (CHKP) by 17.21% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Welch Forbes Ltd Liability Co accumulated 146,660 shares or 0.21% of the stock. Clearbridge Invs Ltd holds 168,313 shares. Hightower Advisors Ltd Liability holds 0.3% in Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ: SBUX ) or 650,605 shares. Read More »

Duke Energy Corp (NYSE:DUK) Shares Sold by Beacon Financial Group

The stock increased 0.12% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $32.86. About 1.02M shares traded. Caesars Entertainment Corporation (NASDAQ:CZR) has risen 62.44% since January 18, 2017 and is uptrending. 568,573 are owned by Scout Investments. Lynch Assoc In holds 0.92% or 27,517 shares in its portfolio. Advisors Asset Mgmt Inc has 127,251 shares for 0.18% of their portfolio. Read More »

Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ) Price Target Raised to $53.00 at KeyCorp


It has underperformed by 25.18% the S&P500. Nbt Bank N A decreased its stake in Prudential Finl Inc (PRU) by 11.24% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. (NASDAQ:PDCO) by 177,394 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 8.65M shares, and cut its stake in Deere & Co. Verizon Communications Inc is a holding company. Read More »

Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI) - EPS Growth Analysis

Traders have different rules for what constitutes liquidity and a good guide is the volume of trades and volume of shares that are traded each day. Southwest Airlines Co. Oppenheimer maintained Activision Blizzard, Inc . (NASDAQ: ATVI ) rating on Wednesday, June 7. Wedbush has "Outperform" rating and $32 target. A stock rating usually tells investors how well a stock's market value relates to what analysts think is a fair value for the stock, based on an independent evaluation of the company. Read More »

Wells Fargo customers complain bank did auto payments twice


Customers of the San Francisco-based bank woke up to find their accounts drained Wednesday due to the glitch. The bank is still trying to shake a year of scandal, mostly about mistreating customers and workers. Information for this article was provided by WYFF and Wells Fargo. Wells Fargo apparently worked on the issue overnight, posting the apology about 9 a.m. Read More »

Alcoa Corp (AA) Revenue Rises, Misses Expectations


Macquarie restated a "buy" rating and issued a $62.00 target price (up previously from $55.00) on shares of Alcoa in a report on Tuesday, October 10th. The firm had revenue of $2.96 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.95 billion. EPS growth for the next 5 years is 0 percent. Read More »

Storm kills three in the Netherlands, two in Germany

A second Dutchman, also 62, was killed in the eastern Enschede when a tree toppled onto his auto, the Dutch news agency ANP said. Snow also blanketed parts of northeastern Romania where thousands were left without power after high winds knocked down cables. Read More »

Job surge shows strength but Australia's unemployment rate is climbing


The national unemployment rate was 4.1 percent in December. That's a record for December and matches the lowest rate on record. A steady pick-up in business sentiment has helped an acceleration in job creation over the previous year. Full-time employment has grown by 303,400 in the past 12 months (and by 15,100 in December). For women aged 55 and over, employment rose 6.3 per cent in 2017 while their population increased 2.8 per cent. Read More »

Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc. (DPS), Comerica Incorporated (CMA)


Thompson Investment Management Inc who had been investing in General Elec Co for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $156.23B market cap company. The rating was maintained by Guggenheim with "Buy" on Tuesday, October 24. Nomura maintained it with "Neutral" rating and $65 target in Wednesday, September 7 report. Read More »

Rowe Price Group (TROW) Earning Positive Media Coverage, Report Finds

In the past 52-week period, shares of T. Rowe Price Group, Inc . Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) has risen 5.92% since January 17, 2017 and is uptrending. Arizona State Retirement Systems has 0.21% invested in Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALXN) for 9,401 shares. 3,025 were reported by Reynders Mcveigh Mngmt Limited Liability Company. Read More »

Maruti Suzuki to launch all-new version of Swift at Auto Expo


Both the Swift Petrol and Diesel models will be sold with the 5 AMT gearbox. Maruti Suzuki offers a total of four variants for each engine option. It gets single-aperture front grille design , floating roof, wrap around windows and windshield with unified DLO (day light opening) graphic, sleek projector headlamps with DRLs and would rids on precision cut two-tone alloy wheels. Read More »

FCM Investments TX Boosts Stake in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (ISRG)

Pura Vida Investments Llc who had been investing in Intuitive Surgical Inc (Put) for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $48.30B market cap company. Checchi Capital Advisers Ltd Liability reported 392 shares stake. 189,985 are held by Alliancebernstein Ltd Partnership. Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt has invested 0.07% in Intuitive Surgical, Inc . Read More »

Nestlé becomes the first brand to sell a ruby chocolate product


Nestle is launching the new flavor - KitKat Chocolatory Sublime Ruby - in stores in Japan and South Korea on Friday, and online in nine other territories including the U.S., U.K., Germany, France and Switzerland. "I have created an especially simple KitKat that allows you to enjoy the characteristic fruity fragrance and subtle acidity of ruby cacao to the fullest, allowing consumers to enjoy wonderful flavours that have never been experienced before". Read More »

Morgan Stanley beats on earnings despite big hit to trading revenues


Morgan Stanley shares are in the green in pre-trading activity, after the banking giant reported better-than-expected fourth quarter earnings . This was up from $9.02 billion previous year. Like other banks, Morgan Stanley had to write down the value of its deferred tax assets, which are effectively tax credits the bank stockpiled after the financial crisis. Read More »

Cleveland not on list of 20 finalists for Amazon's HQ2 project

But the list isn't exactly short. The e-commerce giant received 238 applications for the opportunity and says narrowing it down to 20 was very tough. Amazon said it evaluated each of the bids based on the criteria it previously outlined, such as proximity to a major airport and ability to attract tech talent. Read More »

Investors Buy Time Warner (TWX) on Weakness

The stock increased 3.95% or $3.44 during the last trading session, reaching $90.57. Since December 14, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 sale for $2.11 million activity. Alecta Pensionsforsakring Omsesidigt reported 815,000 shares stake. Cubist Systematic Strategies Ltd Liability Co reported 5,653 shares. (NYSE:CXO). Swiss Comml Bank has 0.08% invested in Concho Resources Inc. Read More »

Fastenal (FAST) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Robert W. Baird

The New York Times Company (NYSE:NYT) has risen 46.29% since January 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 8.65% the S&P500. After $0.36 actual EPS reported by The Manitowoc Company, Inc. Toronto Dominion Bank & Trust holds 0.02% or 109,291 shares. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Systems accumulated 0.01% or 111,799 shares. Read More »

AFLAC Incorporated (AFL) Shares Sold by Exxonmobil Investment Management Inc. TX

About 60,560 shares traded. It has underperformed by 9.02% the S&P500. Nine Chapters Capital Management Llc increased Ca Inc (CA) stake by 253.13% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Its down 0.08, from 0.97 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 44 investors sold AFL shares while 297 reduced holdings. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP lifted its position in AFLAC by 1.3% in the third quarter. Read More »

Stamp Duty Change to have Limited Impact on New Buyer Interest


In the Autumn Budget the Chancellor abolished stamp duty for first time buyers purchasing a property worth up to £300,000, with buyers paying a reduced rate on properties priced up to £500,000. Respondents were also asked to consider the likely impact on the market over the coming months. In London, however, 48 per cent envisaged not much response but a higher proportion of respondents compared to the national figure did say the changes would increase overall market activity. Read More »

Boeing, Airbus Orders And Deliveries Show Continued Market Strength


The aircraft will be delivered from 2020, with engine options still under evaluation. Together with the airline's 101-strong A380 fleet and its current order backlog for 41 aircraft, this new order brings Emirates' commitment to the A380 programme to 178 aircraft, worth over US$ 60 billion. Read More »

Marathon Petroleum (MPC) Lifted to Strong-Buy at ValuEngine

Mount Lucas Management Lp who had been investing in Marathon Petroleum Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $34.93B market cap company. The stock of Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE: MRO ) earned "Neutral" rating by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, April 13. Northcoast maintained the shares of ABAX in report on Tuesday, January 9 with "Buy" rating. Read More »

Conte praises players after Chelsea win


In particular, Conte is desperate for a striker, with Chelsea's lack of options painfully exposed at Everton , where his side dominated the game , but without suspended Alvaro Morata , embarrassingly failed to find the net. The onus will again be on third placed Chelsea to take the initiative against a Brighton side who ended a run of seven games without a win with a timely victory over Watford . Read More »

Whitbread sales slow on Costa decline but break-up speculation lifts shares


Whitbread plc (LON:WTB), the owner of Costa Coffee and Premier Inn hotels, said third quarter sales growth slowed in the United Kingdom, reflecting tough market conditions. Whitbread blamed weak sales growth at Costa on falling numbers of people visiting UK High Streets. "However, we have good momentum in the delivery of our plan to enhance our United Kingdom market leadership positions, create an worldwide business of scale in Germany, China and Costa Express , and develop a more ... Read More »

Dow industrials recede from 26000 as early gains fade


The Dow Jones industrial average blew past 26,000 Tuesday for the first time ever, coming only a week after hitting 25,000 and showing further evidence that the long-running bull market is alive and well. An institutional investor recently raised its position in SPDR Dow Jones Interntnl Real Estate ETF stock. US crude CLcv1 fell 0.53 percent to $63.96 per barrel and Brent LCOcv1 was last at $69.43, down 1.18 percent on the day. Read More »

Associated British Foods 16-week Revenues Rise; Warns On FY Sugar Results


Firm corporate figures from AB Foods fail to get investors excited, however, marking the stock about 1.5% lower at £28.17, with the results largely anticipated by financial markets. GKN has rejected two buyout offers from Melrose. In its trading update, the company noted that sales growth was delivered by all of its businesses, other than the expected reduction in Sugar revenue, and their combined revenue was 6% ahead at constant currency. Read More »

Hollywood actor Kevin Spacey is investigated by police


According to reports, Kevin Spacey is now under investigation due to another assault allegation. Now, his nightmare continues, with reports of police investigating a trio of sexual assault cases that have his name attached in the United Kingdom. Read More »

Fiat Chrysler recalling almost 2 million Ram Trucks


Fiat-Chrysler, Dodge's parent company, said it is aware of seven injuries and a few crashes that are a result of the problem . Owners are going to be notified by the carmaker when they can bring their vehicle to a dealership for the free fix, which involves repairing the shift interlock of the brake transmission. Read More »

US GDP Growth Unexpectedly Downwardly Revised To 3.2% In Q3


But the growth pace for the July-September period likely overstates the health of the economy. An alternate measure of growth, gross domestic income, rose at a 2.0 percent rate in the third quarter. The BEA showed growth in GDP at a 3.2 percent in the third quarter of 2017. Growth in business investment in equipment was raised to a 10.8% pace, the fastest in three years, from the previously reported 10.4% rate. Read More »

Snowfall in Gwent as Met Office issues ice warning


Travellers across the United Kingdom have been advised to plan their journeys, monitor weather reports and pack a snow kit of blankets, food, water and a shovel if they really need to travel, as Highways England issued a severe weather warning. Read More »