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General Electric (GE) Earns Media Impact Score of 0.12

The firm earned "Hold" rating on Thursday, June 29 by Standpoint Research. BIOLASE Inc (BIOL) has risen 0.85% since September 18, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 9.59% the S&P500. Sonata Capital Incorporated holds 0.99% or 40,051 shares in its portfolio. General Electric Company's average Book Value per Share Growth Rate was -10 percent during the past 12 months. Read More »

Asian Markets Steady As Investors Look To Fed, Nikkei Surges

On Wall Street, the Dow had a record close for the fifth session in a row while the S&P set a closing record for the second consecutive session, led by gains in financial shares. Political uncertainty may have a part to play in the BOJ's thinking. "If the Fed does keep the option for December alive, and reaffirms its view in terms of gradual rate increases, that may be dollar-supportive, given the more benign rate-hike path priced by the market", said Mitul Kotecha, head of Asia macro strategy ... Read More »

Complaint about Hobby Lobby's cotton display causes social media firestorm

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The post includes a photo of cotton stalks in a vase. But a jar with cotton as decor?? The post has also racked up more than 175,000 comments, most of which refer to Rider's rant as "idiotic". A little sensitivity goes a long way. Most of the comments were in support of Hobby Lobby, which hasn't commented. "My Dad is from a family of white sharecroppers in the 1930s and 40s and they ALSO picked cotton." one commenter wrote. Read More »

Financials, industrials power S&P, Dow to record highs

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About 5.97 billion shares changed hands on USA exchanges on Monday, compared with the 5.91 billion average for the last 20 sessions. The Fed meeting, which starts on Tuesday, is expected to yield details on how the central bank will unwind its US$4.2 trillion (S$5.65 trillion) portfolio of Treasuries and mortgage-backed securities, almost a decade after the global financial crisis. Read More »

Cisco's Executive Chairman Chambers not to seek re-election

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In the two years since he replaced John Chambers as Cisco Systems Inc .'s ( CSCO ) CEO, Chuck Robbins has spent billions on software and cloud services acquisitions, overseen a few big internal software and services product launches and revamped Cisco's leadership teams for multi-billion dollar product lines. Read More »

Equifax, Inc. (NYSE:EFX) Price Target Lowered to $140.00 at Morgan Stanley

In light of the many issues surrounding this company, we thought it was a good time to take a close look at the numbers in order to form a realistic perspective on the fundamental picture for this stock. The legal version of this news story can be viewed at https://baseballnewssource.com/markets/morgan-stanley-boosts-equifax-inc-efx-price-target-to-127-00/1646085.html. Read More »

Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) Rating Reiterated by Needham & Company LLC

About shares traded. Cisco Systems, Inc . Bluecrest Capital Management Ltd increased Nexstar Broadcasting Group I (NXST) stake by 188.46% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Farmers National Bank now owns 6,344 shares of the network equipment provider's stock valued at $201,000 after acquiring an additional 83 shares during the last quarter. Read More »

Hillary Clinton refuses to rule out challenging legitimacy of Trump's election win

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A spokesperson for Clinton also declined to comment, according to reports. "The way she presents it in the book is a little bit like it was our job to get Hillary Clinton elected", Chozick said. You can listen to the full interview here . She further lamented that she had lost the vote of white females - which Trump won by roughly 52% - due to the actions of former FBI Director James Comey . Read More »

Aston Martin to be Red Bull title sponsor

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The 2017 Singapore Grand Prix was an extremely exciting race in every respect, even if you were watching the back of the pack, and with the circuit signing a new contract extension, long may it continue! After a successful run at this year's 24 Hours of Le Mans , Aston Martin is looking to further its involvement in motorsport. Read More »

Bitcoin-Lite: India Discusses Issuing Central Bank-Backed Cryptocurrency

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Americans became less likely to have ever owned bitcoin or made plans to invest in it in the future as they got older, meaning the cryptocurrency correlates nearly exactly toward younger age groups. [The cryptocurrency] proposal was discussed by a committee of government officials, and the panel found the idea of setting up and running blockchain for financial services useful. Read More »

USA stock see S&P and Dow close at record levels

Investors returned to risk taking as tensions eased on the Korean peninsula after US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson talked of "peaceful solution". In 3.21pm trading in NY, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.3 percent, while the Nasdaq Composite Index inched 0.03 percent higher. Read More »

Mattis Says Military Options Exist Against North Korea

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North Korea has threatened to "sink" Japan into the sea and said Saturday that it sought military "equilibrium" with arch-enemy the United States by developing a full nuclear arsenal. "... We all know that basically if North Korea keeps on with this reckless behavior, if the United States has to defend itself or defend its allies in any way, North Korea will be destroyed ..." The US president has not ruled out a military option, which could leave millions of people in the South Korean ... Read More »

Street Analysts View On Applied Materials, Inc. (AMAT), Athersys, Inc. (ATHX)

Among 8 analysts covering Applied Materials Inc. CBS's profit will be $458.14M for 12.85 P/E if the $1.14 EPS becomes a reality. Wall Street reported 0.39% stake. Since June 1, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 1 sale for $230,750 activity. The insider Forrest Stephen R sold 5,000 shares worth $230,750. Analysts See Applied Materials , Inc. Read More »

Maria strengthens to major Category 3 hurricane

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In addition to government aid, the British Virgin Islands has received help from a group of sailors from Puerto Rico , who have always been visiting the territory on holiday and wanted to help. Maria could make a direct hit on Puerto Rico , which was spared the full brunt of Irma although much of the island had its power knocked out. Rossello said officials had prepared about 450 shelters with a capacity for almost 68,000 people - or even 125,000 in an emergency. Read More »

Broncos' Garett Bolles (leg) week-to-week with a bone bruise

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Bolles left Sports Authority Field at Mile High after the Broncos' 42-17 win over the Dallas Cowboys ?on Sunday with a walking boot on his left foot/ankle and using crutches. "So, we'll be praying for him and hopefully a speedy recovery". With Bolles injured, Donald Stephenson and Allen Barbre are the most likely replacements on the roster. Read More »

Gold up as dollar eases, markets eye Fed meet

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Gold is highly sensitive to rising U.S. interest rates, which increase the opportunity cost of holding the non-yielding asset while boosting the dollar, in which the metal is priced. Big technology stocks such as Microsoft and Google parent Alphabet came under pressure late in the session after Amazon said it would move to charging businesses in one-second increments for use of its servers. Read More »

Wisconsin lawmakers approve Foxconn deal

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Walker signed the incentive package into law on Monday, despite opposition from Democrats who saw the tax subsidy as too generous. The Republican governor's team brokered the Foxconn deal - which he calls transformational. "We can not have this be a matter of taking jobs from some employers to fill others", he said, but must be a net gain of new jobs. Foxconn Technology Group is the world's largest electronics manufacturing services (EMS) provider with annual revenues exceeding $141 ... Read More »

Lidl retains title of UK's fastest growing supermarket

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Over the last three months, consumer spend on supermarket's own-label products rose 5.5 per cent year-on-year, almost five times the growth in spend on branded products - which had a slower growth of 1.2 per cent year-on-year. Tesco ( TSCO ) enjoyed a 2.7% jump in sales, followed by Morrisons ( MRW ) at 2.3%, Sainsbury's ( SBRY ) at 2.1% and Asda at 1.5%. Volume sales rose and premium own label growth was up 38% year-on-year, by far the best performance in the market. Read More »

Ryanair finally provides full list of cancellations

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In the memo, Michael Hickey thanked those pilots who have already offered to operate during their month off. "We don't have enough pilots in September and October to allocate the leave". Ryanair published details of the flight cancellations yesterday . "These cancellations have been allocated where possible, to Ryanair's bigger base airports, and routes with multiple daily frequencies so that Ryanair can offer these disrupted customers the maximum number of alternate flights and routes ... Read More »

Hurricane Maria grows on fearsome Irma's path

The hurricane strengthened to a "potentially catastrophic" category five storm before making landfall on the Caribbean island. U.S. Virgin Islands Governor Kenneth Mapp said Maria was due to pass early Wednesday morning within 10 miles of the island of St. Read More »

Pier 1 Imports, Trading Up -8.1%

The stock increased 15.04% or $0.68 on September 15, reaching $5.2. The Sentinel Asset Management Inc holds 864,184 shares with $11.92 million value, down from 1.09 million last quarter. The firm has a market capitalization of $421.62 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 12.97 and a beta of 1.69. The Company's categories of merchandise include decorative accessories and furniture. Read More »

Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) Sees Significantly Higher Trading Volume

During recent trading, shares saw a move of 1.86% hitting a price of $84.84. Molecular Templates Inc (NASDAQ:MTEM) has 0.00% since September 17, 2016 and is. Shares for $2.61 million were sold by ANDERSKOUV NIELS . A rating of 4 or 5 would represent a Sell recommendation. Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ: TXN ) recently traded as high as $83.67. Read More »

Man accused killing wife, blowing up home to cover up crime

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A 59-year-old man has been arrested after the body of his wife was found on Friday among debris, following an explosion in their home. "And fourth, Steven intentionally blew up this house", Koval said. Police say Pirus manipulated his home's natural gas system, setting off an explosion Wednesday in a Madison, WI, neighborhood. Pirus is cooperating with the investigation, according to Chief Koval. Read More »

Hurricane Maria seen strengthening into major hurricane in next two days

Maria will approach Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands Tuesday night and Wednesday. In this NASA/NOAA handout image, NOAA's GOES satellite shows Hurricane Irma , center, in the Caribbean Sea, Tropical Storm Jose, right, in the Atlantic Ocean and Tropical Storm Katia in the Gulf of Mexico on September 8, 2017. Read More »

Mark Carney says rate rises will be gradual and limited

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Carney, making a speech at the International Monetary Fund's Washington headquarters on Monday, said less openness to foreign markets and workers was likely to put upward pressure on inflation and reduce productivity, he said. Prices have risen almost 3 percent - above the BoE's 2 percent target - squeezing the spending power of many households and slowing growth in the overall economy. Read More »

North Korea missile range maps 2017: Where can Kim Jong-un reach?

China on Friday said it opposes ballistic missile launches by North Korea , urging all parties concerned to exercise restraint and avoid any acts that may escalate tensions on the Korean Peninsula . It flew higher and further than one fired over Japan late last month, the reports said. Crowley called on China and Russian Federation to put more pressure on North Korea . Read More »

Equifax executives subject to criminal probe

Equifax is now at the center of several investigations into how the breach occurred and what took so long to disclose it. The company denied in a statement to the news outlet that the March breach was tied to the hack in which the personal and financial information of as many as 143 million US consumers was exposed earlier this month. Read More »

Why you shouldn't snooze through this week's Federal Reserve meeting

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Treasury yields, as traders eyed a Federal Reserve meeting starting the next day for clues on whether interest rates could rise again by year-end. The question gained added importance since the Fed's No. In other words, inflation is signaling that the Fed should not increase rates. Even so, homebuyers shouldn't wait to take advantage of today's low mortgage rates , and homeowners should take advantage of attractive refinance rates while they can. Read More »

Vipshop Holdings Limited (NYSE:VIPS) Quarterly EPS Analysis

Analysts expect Vipshop Holdings Ltd - ADR (NYSE: VIPS ) to report $0.10 EPS on November, 20.They anticipate $0.02 EPS change or 16.67 % from last quarter's $0.12 EPS. Stifel Nicolaus boosted their price target on Vipshop Holdings Limited from $17.00 to $18.00 and gave the company a buy rating in a research note on Tuesday, May 16th. Read More »

First Trust Advisors LP Boosts Position in Silver Spring Networks, Inc. (SSNI)

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Outstanding shares refer to a company's stock presently held by all its shareholders, counting share blocks held by institutional shareholders and restricted shares owned by the company's officers and insiders. They expect $-0.01 earnings per share, down 133.33% or $0.04 from last year's $0.03 per share. After having $2.38 EPS previously, M&T Bank Corporation's analysts see 0.84% EPS growth. Read More »

Key Equifax Execs Depart Amid Questions in Data Breach

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Reports that Equifax's chief information officer along with their chief security officer were retiring should alleviate few concerns and not divert scrutiny from the company's risk governance standards. Equifax also said Friday it would continue to allow people to place credit freezes on their reports without a fee through November 21. "What we know today is that there was a fix available out there, but they didn't put the patch in", Healey said. Read More »

Shivsena Angry with BJP can exit Maharashtra Government

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In a series of tweets, he expressed how it was becoming hard to face the people over BJP's policies and distanced his party from the same. Yes, the Shiv Sena is very close to a decision. Earlier, the Sena had launched a statewide movement demanding implementation of the farm loans waiver package announced in June by Fadnavis. "All this has caused vast resentment". Read More »

Jose Mourinho being 'unrealistic' about Everton's top-four chances, says Ronald Koeman

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The Manchester United midfielder stressed the importance of the team player that the Belgian is and feels his unselfish desire to work hard for his own team-mates makes him such an important cog in Jose Mourinho's side. "We haven't lost at home for over a year, and if we can keep performing well - the players on the pitch, the fans in the stands - then I hope this run can continue for a lot longer." wrote Mourinho. Read More »

Earnings Growth Research: US Bancorp (USB), Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. (CRZO)

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Canaccord Genuity set a $44.00 price target on shares of Carrizo Oil & Gas and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a research note on Thursday, January 12th. Carrizo Oil & Gas (NASDAQ: CRZO)'s price sits -3.75% off from its 50-day moving average of $13.51 and -46.56% away from the stock's 200-day moving average which is $20.79. Read More »