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Fed's Powell will head to Capitol Hill later this month


If the Fed raises rates , that is fine. The Fed has raised the key lending rate five times in her tenure, including three times a year ago. The dollar is also likely to attract some attention after being dumped throughout 2017, particularly against emerging market currencies, if the selloff in equities resumes. Read More »

S&P, Dow rise as industrial, consumer stocks gain


S. dollar strengthened. Spot gold dropped 0.9 percent at $1,313.67 per ounce. The Standard & Poor's 500 index, a broader market barometer that many index funds track, lost 18 points, or 0.7 percent, to 2,630. Traders are still braced for more volatility as they try to figure out if the swings of the past week are the start of a deeper correction or just a temporary blip in the US market's nine-year bull run. Read More »

The Kimco Realty Corporation (KIM) Updates FY17 Earnings Guidance

The company has market cap of $1.42 billion. The count of Hold ratings in that period was 1. Finally, Capital One Financial reaffirmed an "equal weight" rating on shares of Realty Income in a research note on Wednesday, October 25th. (NYSE:T) for 8.35 million shares. Vanguard Group reported 5.68 million shares. Vanguard Group Inc holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Getty Realty Corp. As of December 31, 2016, the Company owned a diversified portfolio of 4,944 properties located in 49 states and ... Read More »

Analyst Activity - Jefferies Group Reiterates Buy on Hain Celestial Group (NASDAQ:HAIN)


It has underperformed by 38.97% the S&P500. Ferguson Wellman Capital Management Inc decreased its stake in Verizon Communications (VZ) by 7.12% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Clarkston Capital Partners Llc owns 650,788 shares or 2.67% of their United States portfolio. The Hain Celestial Group, Inc is an organic and natural products company. Read More »

No 'new year new me' for the London housing market


About 17% more respondents are experiencing a decline in new instructions, with the January figure being the weakest since May 2017. Allan Fuller Estate Agents in London said January had been "much busier" after a December slump, while Oakland Surveyors, also in the capital, noted "more buoyancy than at the start of past year". Read More »

Pence says U.S. to announce new, tough sanctions on North Korea


Kim Yong Nam , the President of the Presidium of the DPRK's Supreme People's Assembly (SPA), is set to lead a high-level delegation visiting the South from Friday to Sunday. In December, the United Nations responded with its harshest sanctions yet against Pyongyang after the rogue state launched an intercontinental ballistic missile and claimed it it could reach the USA mainland. Read More »

Amazon launches free, 2-hour Whole Foods deliveries in four cities


The online retailer and the groceries giant announced jointly free two-hour delivery of products from Whole Foods Market through Prime Now in a press release on Thursday . Two-hour delivery is free and a one-hour option costs $7.99 on orders of $35 or more. Unlike regular Amazon orders, filled by Amazon employees at enormous, purpose-built Amazon fulfillment centers, the Whole Foods orders will be filled by pickers who will actually go down the aisles of nearby Whole Food stores. Read More »

Dow futures point to third day of losses after Monday's dive


Trading volume of more than 12.3 billion shares marked the busiest trading day since just after the November 2016 election, and topped Monday's volume of 11.7 billion. "It is clear that there will be more volatility going forward", said Salman Ahmed, chief investment strategist at Lombard Odier Investment Managers. Currently, the central bank has indicated it expects to raise rates three times in 2018. Read More »

Yum Brands partners with Grubhub


Brands comprises about 1.0% of Cohen Klingenstein LLC's portfolio, making the stock its 17th biggest position. The current ratio for Yum China Holdings, Inc. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. The Permal Asset Management Llc holds 168,300 shares with $2.74M value, up from 143,800 last quarter. Read More »

Abe counts on Winter Games to polish image


Kim Yo Jong , the North Korean leader's younger sister and a close confidante, will be the highest-ranking diplomat attending the games on behalf of North Korea . military commanders on missile defense. The US delegation includes Fred Warmbier, the father of Otto, the American student who died shortly after being released from North Korean captivity a year ago. Read More »

Amazon starts delivering Whole Foods groceries in the US


An "ultra-fast" one-hour delivery option costs $7.99 for orders of $35 or more. Last month, a treasure truck showed up at Whole Foods stores with deals for customers. For more information, visit and follow @AmazonNews. As the first national certified organic grocer, Whole Foods Market has over 470 stores in the United States, Canada and United Kingdom. Read More »

Healthcare, banks stocks lift equity indices after 7-day fall (Second Lead)


Mumbai: The sensex slid for the seventh day on the trot with banking stocks pulling the index down after the RBI kept rates unchanged in its bi-monthly policy meet on Wednesday. Its revenue from operations stood at Rs 1,390.55 crore. The U.S. Dow Jones Industrial Average index ended marginally lower by 0.08% yesterday. The company reported a net profit of Rs 375 crore in the same period a year ago. Read More »

China January trade surges amid tension with Washington


China's foreign trade started on a positive note in the first month of 2018, adding to evidence of steady economic fundamentals, but an increase in US protectionism may dampen future trade growth. The world second-largest economy grew by 6.9 percent previous year, beating forecasts on strong global and domestic demand. Imports surged almost 16% a year ago, the best since 2011, thanks to China's insatiable demand for raw materials. Read More »

Here's the girl Salman Khan spoke about in his tweet


However, when it came to his brother-in-law Aayush Sharma's debut project- 'Loveratri' , the superstar, who is producing the film, rejected Isabelle for a new girl named, Warina Hussain . Recently, the paparazzi caught Warina Hussain and Aayush Sharma leaving a dance studio. She has an Iraqi mother and an Afghan father and has studied at the New York Film Academy. Read More »

The Acquisitive Nature Of Pad Man Marketing Strategies


PadMan also features Radhika Apte and Sonam Kapoor in prominent roles and has been helmed by R Balki. Incidentally, the real-life Pad Man , Arunachalam Muruganantham, who is the brainchild behind the machine used to make low-priced sanitary pads, has dedicated his life to empowering rural women. Read More »

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NasdaqGS:CTSH) Earnings According to Quant

The company said on Wednesday it recorded a net loss of $18 million or 3 cents per share in the quarter ended December 31, compared to a net income of $416 million or 68 cents per share, a year earlier. Moreover, Voya Inv Mgmt Limited Liability Company has 0% invested in Modine Manufacturing Company (NYSE:MOD) for 22,633 shares. The information technology service provider reported $0.98 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.85 by $0.13. Read More »

Dunkin' Donuts says it will stop using foam cups by 2020


Dunkin Brands Group Inc now has $5.39B valuation. The stock decreased 1.61% or $0.96 during the last trading session, reaching $58.75. Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. As per Friday, October 2, the company rating was maintained by UBS. Dunkin Brands Group has an average rating of "Hold" and an average price target of $62.20. Read More »

Tesla Earnings: Model 3 Production Is Ramping Up


Tesla shares ended slightly down after hours. What's probably more important is that it's not spiraling downward (yet), which means Wall Street at first blush is alright with what it sees and is going to continue to be patient with the company. Read More »

Girl Scout Takes Huge Advantage of California's Legal Weed


Cell phone video shows a nine year old selling Girl Scout cookies out of a wagon near a marijuana dispensary. "So if that's what they say they were doing... Girl Scouts across the US began selling cookies last month and will continue to do so online and in neighborhoods until April. Urbn Leaf isn't on the Girl Scouts' list of approved locations to set up a cookie-selling booth, but scouts are allowed to sell from rolling carts in certain circumstances. Read More »

Cumberland's Toys R Us not closing after all


Eyewitness News has learned that the discounts and promotions that will be offered at closing locations will be unique to each store. During Tuesday's announcement, he also mentioned out-of-business sales will start at the affected stores. The Wayne, N.J. -based toy company filed a motion January 23 to close up to 182, or about a fifth, of its 880 stores in the U.S. Since then, it has taken at least a dozen stores off the closing list. Read More »

Atlantic Securities Upgrades Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOXA) to "Overweight"


Several other research firms have also weighed in on FOXA . Piper Jaffray Companies set a $40.00 price objective on Twenty-First Century Fox and gave the stock a buy rating in a report on Saturday, December 16th. Want to see what other hedge funds are holding FOXA? Verition Fund Management LLC purchased a new position in Twenty-First Century Fox during the second quarter valued at $365,000. Read More »

SC quashes all iron ore mining leases in Goa


The Bharatiya Janata Party legislator from Curchorem Nilesh Cabral reacted sharply on Wednesday on the Supreme Court judgment that ordered cancellation of 88 mining leases in Goa from March 15 and said that the judgment was "one-sided". He claimed that the mining companies in Goa are unable to sell the ore due to global recession and the order of the top court will compel the mine owners to close down their operations. Read More »

USA busts $530 million Infraud cybercrime ring


United States authorities believe as of March 2017 there were 10,901 registered members of the Infraud Organization. The takedown of Infraud - dubbed Operation Shadow Web - was an worldwide effort and the Australian Federal Police was among the law enforcement agencies thanked by the Department of Justice for their role. Read More »

Born to Die: Inside XIV, the Busted Volatility ETF


Why is a company that consistently produces strong returns going down? These shares tend to perform well when the economy is doing well and perform poorer when the economy is faltering. CCI is an indicator used in technical analysis that was designed by Donald Lambert. Dusaniwsky noted that with Credit Suisse ( CSGN.S ) announcing on Tuesday that it would terminate its XIV ETP fund, short sellers will have to buy back shares to cover their short positions on or before February 20th, the ... Read More »

Labour market flexibility vital for successful United Kingdom economy


The quantity and quality of jobs in the gig economy will be monitored and steps will be taken to make sure flexible workers are aware of their rights. "It's essential that changes to United Kingdom employment law promote entrepreneurship and maintain the flexibility that has created so many jobs". The BEIS promised to help agency workers get paid fairly by "providing all 1.2 million agency workers with a clear breakdown of who pays them and any costs or charges deducted from their wages". Read More »

Glaxosmithkline Plc (GSK.L) Lower -6.56% Over the Last Month — Stock Focus


Finally, Barclays upgraded shares of GlaxoSmithKline from an "equal weight" rating to an "overweight" rating in a report on Tuesday, January 16th. The firm earned "Underperform" rating on Monday, December 11 by Evercore. Homrich & Berg holds 6,596 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. Natl Tx holds 0.06% or 21,659 shares in its portfolio. ( NYSE :AIG) for 50 shares. 156,888 were accumulated by Stifel Financial Corporation. Read More »

P&G closing Kansas City plant, shifting ops


Wednesday for a meeting, according to the local Fox affiliate. The Kansas City Star reports the company plans to transfer production of its Our Dish Care business from Kansas City to its plant in Tabler Station, West Virginia. P&G says the move is a result of a 2013 study to find more efficiencies in production. The affected Iowa plant, opened in 1956, makes Pantene, Head & Shoulders, Aussie, Herbal Essences shampoos and conditioners; Olay, Ivory, Old Spice and Gillette body washes; ... Read More »

Mercedes-Benz apologises to China after quoting Dalai Lama


Nor is this the first Dalai Lama Instagram post to provoke a backlash in China. Kim Kyung Hoon / Reuters Employees work on an assembly line producing Mercedes-Benz cars at a factory in Beijing, China, August 31, 2015. An opinion piece in the paper denounced (in Chinese) Mercedes-Benz as an "enemy of the Chinese people" and demanded a retraction and an apology. China claims sovereignty over both areas. Read More »

Los Angeles Times said to be nearing sale to billionaire doctor


The Los Angeles Times further reported that Tronc is expected to use the $500 million to pay its debts, go for acquisitions and also develop its digital strategy in the remaining news publications it owns. Rumors began circulating last spring that Soon-Shiong Tronc or the Times in early 2018. The talks come on the heels of a tumultuous period at the Times , including the appointment of three editors-in-chief in less than six months and the suspension of a publisher over prior ... Read More »

Notable Buzzer: Pioneer Natural Resources Co. (PXD)

A total of 2.43 million shares exchanged at hands and its average trading volume is standing at 1.55 million shares. Recently, shares of Lam Research Corporation (NASDAQ:LRCX) have been seen trading 2.33% away from the 200-day moving average and -7.52% off the 50-day moving average. Read More »

Another wild ride for global stock markets


The Dow closed at 24,345.75 points. The 1,175-point decrease was the largest one-day point decline in the index's history, and the largest in percentage terms since August 2011. United States investors are reacting to changes in the outlook for the American and global economy, and what that might mean for the cost of borrowing. Read More »

(NVDA) Stake Increased by Main Street Research LLC

Estimize, a software platform that uses crowdsourcing from hedge-fund executives, brokerages, buy-side analysts and others, calls for earnings of $1.29 a share. Tyrus Capital Sam, which manages about $1.28B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Nxp Semiconductors N V (NASDAQ:NXPI) by 205,493 shares to 4.21 million shares, valued at $476.08M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. Read More »