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With 7.2% GDP growth, India becomes fastest growing economy ahead of China


India's GDP for the third quarter of 2017-18 grew at 7.2 per cent, official data showed here on Wednesday. Mumbai: India regained its status of the world's fastest-growing major economy in the October-December quarter, surpassing China's growth after a gap of one year, driven by a pick-up in manufacturing and services sectors . Read More »

Cornyn-Sponsored Bipartisan Bill To Help End Online Sex Trafficking Passes House


Sex work refers to a broad industry that includes prostitutes, escorts, strippers, nude cam models, dominatrixes, pornography actors, and phone sex operators, among other jobs. And the biggest fighter of child sex trafficking, the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, says 70 percent of the teens they see were sold on that site. Read More »

Malta with second lowest unemployment rate in the EU - Eurostat


The continued drop in unemployment rate coincides with the eurozone's strong economic growth in 2017, which expanded at its fastest rate in a decade. But with euro zone inflation still stubbornly low , stymied by depressed wages, bank chief Mario Draghi has signalled to investors the era of cheap money was not over yet. Read More »

EXACT Sciences (EXAS) Shares Gap Up to $44.37

The company has a market cap of $5,100.00, a P/E ratio of -20.86 and a beta of 0.58. The stock decreased 2.63% or $1.175 during the last trading session, reaching $43.435. With 2.00 million avg volume, 0 days are for Skyline Medical Inc (NASDAQ:SKLN)'s short sellers to cover SKLN's short positions. Canada Pension Plan Inv Board holds 0.41% or 206,530 shares. Read More »

GAP (GPS) Releases FY19 Earnings Guidance


TheStreet downgraded shares of GAP from a "b" rating to a "c+" rating in a research note on Monday, November 13th. Barclays boosted their price target on shares of GAP from $34.00 to $39.00 and gave the company an overweight rating in a research note on Thursday, January 25th. Read More »

Karti sent to 5-day CBI custody


Karti, who is the son of former Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram, was arrested on Wednesday in the case in Chennai . After his arrest in Chennai, CBI officials took him to Delhi by Wednesday afternoon. Chidambaram, the agencies claimed, asked the Mukerjeas to "help the business of his son Karti, and to make foreign remittances for this purpose". Describing the arrest as mala fide, he also jocularly remarked that Karti was not a "Hindustan Leaver but Hindustan Returner" for which ... Read More »

Best Buy tops fourth-quarter expectations amid surge in sales


That represents a significant portion of the Best Buy Mobile stores in North America, but in its quest to become more profitable in the face of increasing competition, Best Buy can't really keep underperforming stores open. Still, Best Buy executives have been telling investors they see a big potential for growth in the category. While Best Buy has a 33 percent market share in TVs, its share of the mobile phone market is only 6 percent. Read More »

TD Bank sails past Q1 profit estimates, boosts dividend


So even though this year's first quarter is down from last fiscal year's 2018 looks promising for the Canadian Bank. The stock of The Toronto-Dominion Bank (NYSE:TD) earned "Outperform" rating by Credit Suisse on Tuesday, May 3. The bank reported $1.09 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.11 by ($0.02). Toronto-Dominion Bank had a net margin of 23.09% and a return on equity of 15.17%. Read More »

Gates Capital Management INC Has Increased Its Snap On INC (SNA) Holding

It has underperformed by 6.15% the S&P500. Pitcairn Company decreased its stake in Snap On Inc ( SNA ) by 43.02% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Kbc Grp Nv invested in 0.02% or 117,172 shares. Wealthtrust Fairport Ltd invested in 32,433 shares. Menta Cap Limited holds 0.25% or 11,630 shares. Mu Investments has invested 0.02% in Snap-on Incorporated (NYSE:SNA). Read More »

Morgan Stanley Analysts Give Alaska Air Group (ALK) a $78.00 Price Target

Hbk Investments L P, which manages about $18.41 billion and $12.69 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Total S A (Put) by 67,500 shares to 99,500 shares, valued at $5.33 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. About 1.13M shares traded. Analysts have a mean recommendation of 2.20 on this stock (A rating of less than 2 means buy, "hold" within the 3 range, "sell" within the 4 range, and "strong sell" within the 5 range). Read More »

Basic Economy Is Coming To Select American Flights


American's move is in conjunction with joint-venture partners British Airways , Iberia and Finnair, meaning that customers will be able to buy the discounted fare on flights by all four carriers. already offers basic-economy fares across the Atlantic. This is unchanged from global Main Cabin fares today. Travelers will be charged for their first checked bag, instead of getting one free. Read More »

United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS) Position Cut by Wealthfront Inc

The stock decreased 3.06% or $4.85 during the last trading session, reaching $153.55. About 5.96M shares traded or 33.31% up from the average. (CII) has risen 11.04% since February 27, 2017 and is uptrending. Assetmark invested in 24,117 shares or 0.03% of the stock. Rockefeller Svcs Inc holds 0% of its portfolio in SVB Financial Group (NASDAQ:SIVB) for 152 shares. Read More »

Firms forced to be clearer on broadband speeds


This right to exit a contract will also apply, for the first time, to landline and TV packages bought together with broadband. If they fail to do this, customers can cancel penalty free. The hope is that this will give customers more confidence in what they are buying and have the protection in place to walk away if the service doesn't perform as advertised. Read More »

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Price Target Cut to $146.00 by Analysts at Citigroup

About 446,890 shares traded. Signature Bank (NASDAQ:SBNY) has risen 4.47% since March 1, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 17.33% the S&P500. Therefore 52% are positive. Johnson & Johnson had 91 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Baker Avenue Asset Ltd Partnership has invested 0.67% in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ). Read More »

First Republic Investment Management Inc. Trims Position in Boston Scientific Co. (BSX)

While it's Return on Investment (ROI) value is 10.4%. About 11.04M shares traded or 518.90% up from the average. Premier, Inc. (PINC) has risen 13.15% since March 1, 2017 and is uptrending. SunTrust Banks set a $34.00 price target on shares of Boston Scientific and gave the company a "buy" rating in a report on Tuesday, October 31st. Beta is used in the capital asset pricing model (CAPM), which calculates the expected return of an asset based on its beta and expected market returns.The stock ... Read More »

Time Warner Inc (TWX) Shares Sold by B. Riley Financial Inc

About 5.00 million shares traded. It is down 29.20% since March 1, 2017 and is downtrending. Cumberland Partners Ltd decreased Time Warner Inc ( TWX ) stake by 18.04% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Osborne Prtn Capital Ltd Llc has 74,161 shares. North Star Inv Mgmt, Illinois-based fund reported 2,434 shares. Carnegie Capital Asset reported 2,586 shares. Read More »

Watching the Tape Move -2.06% for Itau Unibanco Banco Holding SA (ITUB)

Genesis Asset Managers Llp decreased its stake in Itau Unibanco Hldg Sa ( ITUB ) by 13.84% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. While talking about Performance of the Stock, Itau Unibanco Holding S.A. now has a Weekly performance of -2.75%, monthly performance percentage is 0.08 percent, Quarterly performance is 24.22 percent, 6 months performance shows a percent value of 26.82% and Yearly Performance is 28.94 percent. Read More »

Matic predicts bright future for Scott McTominay


According to Chris Wheeler of the Daily Mail , neither player has received a proposal from the Red Devils , despite their camps holding talks with the club back in December, and Mourinho is anxious the delay "will create ill feeling" at Old Trafford. Read More »

The IFP Advisors Inc Sells 9550 Shares of Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD)

The stock traded within a range of $78.69 and $80.70. The company saw 6,686,016 shares trade hands over the course of the day. (NYSE:JPM) has risen 33.74% since March 1, 2017 and is uptrending. Gamco Incorporated Et Al holds 13,580 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Gilead Sciences, Inc .is a research-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative medicines in areas of unmet medical need. Read More »

What's Happening To These Stocks? - Comcast Corporation (CMCSA), Hanesbrands Inc. (HBI)


It has outperformed by 44.52% the S&P500. Northside Capital Management LLC purchased a new position in Comcast Co. Cna Financial Corp sold 35,400 shares as the company's stock rose 3.16% with the market. Comcast Co. The company has a current ratio of 0.74, a quick ratio of 0.74 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.86. It also reduced its holding in Synopsys Inc (NASDAQ:SNPS) by 10,304 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 6,417 shares, and cut its stake in Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT). Read More »

Immigration Chief: 800 Illegals Avoided Arrest Due To Mayor's Warning


On a moral level, I understand that ... But law professors Deep Gulasekaram from Santa Clara University and Niels Frenzen from the University of Southern California say it would be a thin case against the mayor at best. California Gov. Jerry Brown, also a Democrat, state lawmakers and local mayors have resisted a Trump administration immigration crackdown that they contend is arbitrarily hauling in otherwise law-abiding people and splitting up families that include USA -born children. Read More »

(WHR) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts

Van Berkom & Associates Inc who had been investing in Re Max Holdings Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $1.67 billion market cap company. Kemnay Advisory Inc has 14,339 shares for 5.93% of their portfolio. Northcoast Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability reported 0.27% in Taylor Morrison Home Corporation (NYSE:TMHC). Read More »

Sonam Kapoor loses cool at Sridevi's funeral


The respect, affection, and gratitude for Sridevi were evident on Wednesday as the nation bid a tearful adieu to the legendary actress, whose last rites were performed yesterday in Mumbai . Jaya Prada, who was often called an arch-nemesis of Sridevi in the 90s showed up to pay her last respects. B-town gathered in numbers at the Celebration Club to pay tribute to her. Read More »

(NYSE:CVX) Position Increased by Advantage Investment Management LLC

Payden & Rygel who had been investing in Chevron for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $215.35 billion market cap company. (CVX) traded down $1.69 during mid-day trading on Wednesday, reaching $111.92. Massachusetts-based Fayerweather Charles has invested 0.6% in Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX). Baldwin Inv Mngmt Ltd Com owns 3,566 shares. (NYSE:RGT). Read More »

Snow causes chaos at United Kingdom airports


Vegas told how he wanted to return home to mark the anniversary of his dad's death. "But we're not even interested in the holiday now, we just want to get home and get a good night's sleep and a bit of heat". All operations will end today at 3pm and hopefully resume on Saturday. Likewise, Cork airport has in the last hour announced it will be also closing its doors as the worst of the weather is a mere hour or so away. Read More »

Facebook Expands Its Job Application Feature To 40 Countries


Job posts appear in several locations at the social network, including business pages, Marketplace, and in News Feed. Job seekers can also subscribe to company's listings to get alerts of fresh openings. The application form is automatically populated with information from the user's Facebook profile, including details about his/her job history. At this point, it's hard to say, both because Facebook seems to be targeting a somewhat different crowd and because its jobs service is still in ... Read More »

Shares in Steel Dynamics, Inc. (STLD) Purchased by Catalyst Capital Advisors LLC

Steel Dynamics (NASDAQ: STLD ) opened at $46.25 on Wednesday. The company has its outstanding shares of 239.6 Million. Steel Dynamics's payout ratio is 18.40%. Analysts await HCP, Inc. It was reported on Mar, 1 by Barchart.com . Earnings per share is generally considered to be the single most important variable in determining a share's price. Read More »

Special edition Abarth 124 GT arrives with removable hard top


The vehicle rides on unique 17-inch OZ Racing wheels for a 3kg weight saving over the standard auto, and there are some choice exterior modifications - including a matte-black bonnet, carbon-fibre spoiler and carbon mirror caps - to set the GT apart from the regular Abarth 124. Read More »

American Airlines opposed to Chicago airport expansion plan


Emanuel bills the Terminal Area Plan as "historic". New baggage and screening facilities are included. But Mayor Rahm Emanuel vowed to move ahead with the project despite opposition from American Airlines Group Inc . "We reached an agreement with the city for five additional gates in 2016". "Our agreement with the city for five additional gates was made more than 18 months ago in response to American's deal with city for five additional gates", United said in a statement. Read More »