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Federal Reserve keeps interest rates unchanged


While some investors said the Fed's tone was more hawkish than expected others were happy Fed Chair Janet Yellen reiterated her stance that balance sheet reduction would be data dependent. One vacancy about to open is the seat of Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer, who is stepping down next month. Something amusing happened at the September Federal Reserve meeting: The central bank's resolve to raise interest rates appeared to rise, even as the bank's own forecasts pointed to arguments ... Read More »

UK's first fingertip payment at campus Costcutter


Sthaler are said to be in talks with other major United Kingdom supermarkets, nightclubs and gyms about rolling the system out across thousands of outlets. The Sthaler's Fingopay system authenticates customers by looking at the 3D pattern of veins beneath their fingertip, rather than their fingerprint. Read More »

Mobile, Sprint Close to Reaching Deal on Wireless Mega-Merger


Sources said that once the deal term sheet has been finalised, both companies will carry out due diligence, with a deal expected by the end of next month. Chris Mills, news editor at BGR, a news website focused on mobile technology and consumer electronics, told MarketWatch that a merger would be "devastating for consumers in the long run". Read More »

Active Stock in Review: Nabriva Therapeutics AG (NBRV)

Among 5 analysts covering Nabriva Therapeutics (NASDAQ: NBRV ), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. They issued a "buy" rating and a $20.00 price objective on the stock. Needham maintained Nabriva Therapeutics plc - Ordinary Shares (NASDAQ: NBRV ) on Monday, August 7 with "Buy" rating. The stock was sold at an average price of $10.94, for a total value of $143,609.38. Read More »

KPMG Under Fire in South Africa for Work Done for Gupta Family


Though the foremost accountancy firm emphasised that no evidence of corruption or illegal action by staff was found, the work done for the Guptas, who have close links to President Jacob Zuma, "fell short of our standards". "Gigaba called on companies and other stakeholders to join hands and "(root) out bad elements" that undermine the South African economy. Both Zuma and the Guptas deny wrongdoing and say they are victims of a politically motivated witch-hunt. Read More »

Which Analysts Are Watching Vanguard MSCI Europe ETF (VGK)?

The Williams Percent Range or Williams %R is another technical indicator worth checking out. The current 14-day ATR for Vanguard FTSE Canada All Cap Index ETF (VCN.TO) is now sitting at 0.17. When applying indicators for technical analysis, traders and investors might want to look at the ATR or Average True Range. A CCI reading above +100 would imply that the stock is overbought and possibly ready for a correction. Read More »

Analysts See $2.12 EPS for PNC Financial Services Group Inc (PNC)


The company benefits from robust organic growth and strong balance sheet position. "Also, a stretched valuation reflects limited upside potential". Analysts monitor the topsy-turvy day-to-day movement of equities and are able to provide an unbiased assessment of the "state of the stock". Read More »

Analyzing Analyst Recommendations: NewLink Genetics Corporation (NLNK), Synchronoss Technologies, Inc. (SNCR)

Fortunately, there is way to use the speed and magnitude of these price changes to predict future performance, thanks to what are known as momentum indicators. The firm had revenue of $10.37 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.65 million. Price targets show what analysts believes a stock will be worth at the end of a certain time period. Read More »

Eurozone business activity unexpectedly picks up in September


The services PMI improved to a 6-month high of 55.6 from 53.5 in August. "Across both manufacturing and services, job creation was the second-highest seen over the past decade", notes IHS Markit. The score was above the expected 53.7. "After September's rise, the average of the Composite PMI in Q3 was only marginally below that in Q2". Analysts said the reading points to a sustained recovery, with some saying they may now need to upgrade their forecasts for economic growth in the single ... Read More »

Frontier Communications Corpora (NASDAQ:FTRPR) Trading Down - Short Interest decreased by -12.45%

A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of FTR . Frontier Communications Corp ( FTR ) now has a 14-day Commodity Channel Index (CCI) of -143.59. Frontier Communications Corp (NASDAQ: FTR ) institutional sentiment decreased to 0.44 in Q2 2017. Shares Are Plunging Today" on August 03, 2017, also with their article: "With Frontier on the ropes, is it a better buy at such depressed prices?" published on March 27, 2017, ... Read More »

Shares in Rio Tinto PLC (RIO) Acquired by LSV Asset Management


The fund owned 18,273,724 shares of the mining company's stock after selling 22,300 shares during the period. Rio Tinto plc (NYSE:RIO) traded up 2.18% during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $38.90. the company presently has a "buy" recommendation on the share. COPYRIGHT VIOLATION NOTICE: This news story was published by Week Herald and is the sole property of of Week Herald. Read More »

Trump, Moon to increase pressure on N.Korea: White House


As Putin noted, the North Koreans will "eat grass" if they have to. The leaders of South Korea and Italy agreed to closely work together Wednesday to peacefully resolve the North Korean nuclear issue , while also pledging efforts to further improve their countries' bilateral relationship. Read More »

McLaren Ultimate Vision Gran Turismo concept auto revealed


Your legs should be fine though. The Ultimate Vision Gran Turismo McLaren also features a chassis that weighs just 2,205 pounds, which means its power-to-weight ratio is better than Koenigsegg's ludicrous One:1 hypercar. Players will be able to choose from three liveries (top); Performance, Ulterior and Noir. The Woking-based supercar builder says the Ultimate Vision Gran Turismo is a realistic interpretation of an achievable hyper-GT for 10 years into the future, which naturally makes ... Read More »

India vs Australia: David Warner targets Kuldeep Yadav ahead of 3rd ODI


With just 18 minutes lost due to rain interruption midway in the action, the match went full length before India got Australia all out at 202 with 6.5 overs to spare. This made it a memorable evening for the two young spinners, who were playing their fourth match together in national colours. His best ball without a doubt was the hat-trick ball. Read More »

Sensex falls 243 points, Nifty near 10050


Key equity indices - the BSE Sensex and the NSE Nifty50 - descended by nearly one percent each during the mid-afternoon trade session on Friday as weak Asian markets , on the back of geo-political risks and depreciation of the rupee subdued investors' sentiments. Read More »

Prices gain before Fed statement

USA allies said on Wednesday that enforcing worldwide sanctions on North Korea, and not mere dialogue, was the key to getting Pyongyang to give up its nuclear weapons. However, Fed's 12 month inflation projection is expected to remain below 2 percent. But Yellen acknowledged continuing consternation over very low inflation, which has shown little signs of life, even with a jump in August. Read More »

Crown Castle International Corporation (CCI) Shares Bought by Oppenheimer & Co. Inc

Brookside Capital Management Llc sold 68,327 shares as Crown Castle Intl Corp New (CCI)'s stock rose 11.44%. The firm declared -0.31% change to end the trade at $101.84, with the overall traded capacity of 2.09 Million shares. HCN's SI was 12.89M shares in September as released by FINRA. Crown Castle International Corp. has a consensus outperform rating from 21 Wall Street analysts, and the number of shares now sold short amount to at least 2.49% of shares outstanding. Read More »

Hewlett Packard Enterprise To Plan About 5000 Job Cuts


The shares were sold at an average price of $13.67, for a total transaction of $3,404,144.41. As of 1040 BST, HP shares had moved 1.17% in after hours trading to sit at $13.79 each. and worldwide copyright & trademark laws. A number of other research analysts have also recently issued reports on the stock. This was disclosed to clients in a research report on 18 September. Read More »

Bed Bath & Beyond earnings miss widely, stock plunges 18%


Wedbush set a $30.00 price objective on shares of Bed Bath & Beyond and gave the company a "hold" rating in a report on Saturday, June 24th. I suspect that the news of Toys "R" Us filing for chapter 11 only strengthened the decline in Bed Bath & Beyond's share price, as investors likely panicked that another retailer was in trouble. Read More »

Haze Mask Market- Global Market Opportunity Assessment Study 2022


The report also offers sights on the latest advancements in technology in the market coupled with comprehensive profiles of major industry players. Market 2017 consists of all the important aspects of the market . The contents that are provided in the report are briefly discussed below. Important changes in market dynamics. Read More »

What to do after Equifax breach


Over the past several years, numerous major data breaches have resulted in the theft of personally identifiable information (PII) affecting millions of people. The credit reporting agencies will argue that many consumers benefit from unsolicited credit card offers because they would not otherwise learn of their availability. Read More »

SpiceJet's Ajay Singh set to take control of NDTV


Mr. Singh will take control of around 40% stake, and the Roys will hold almost 20% in the NDTV. The source has informed the newspaper that deal has been finalised and Ajay Singh will take control of the news channel along with editorial rights. Read More »

Where is Cisco Systems Inc (CSCO) headed? Technical Update on the Stock


Wells Fargo maintained the shares of CSCO in report on Wednesday, August 5 with "Buy" rating . Therefore 62% are positive. MA grew its stake in shares of Cisco Systems by 4.1% during the first quarter. The company's periodic earnings was down 4.0% compared with the same period in the prior year. on consensus, brokerage firm analysts expect that Cisco Systems , to post $2.43 EPS for the present financial year. Read More »

Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE:COG) Earns "Buy" Rating from Stifel Nicolaus


This works out to an increase of 15.91 % compared to last year's earnings. The stock price recently experienced a 5-day loss of -0.46% with 0.53 average true range (ATR). A 21 analysts rate it as either a buy or a strong buy, while 0 believe that investors should either steer clear of (NYSE:COG) or, if they already own its stock, sell it. Read More »

Three things to watch at this week's Federal Reserve meeting


Any damage in the markets could also extend to assets such as stocks , which have set record highs as investors have shifted money into stocks and away from low-interest bonds. The Federal Reserve said the economy is looking good , and should only get better. The more immediate and headline-grabbing news out of Wednesday's rate announcement, of course, was the Fed's key rate itself: The Fed held its target for the federal funds rate at 1 per cent to 1.25 per cent, where it has sat since ... Read More »

LSV Asset Management Has $45.09 Million Position in Time Warner Inc. (TWX)


Grandfield & Dodd Llc increased its stake in Mastercard Incorporated (MA) by 35.31% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. The average volume of a stock suggests the liquidity of a particular company. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets on Monday, September 11 with "Hold". Canyon Capital Advisors LLC now owns 5,695,848 shares of the media conglomerate's stock worth $556,541,000 after buying an additional 4,549,848 shares in the last quarter. Read More »

Walter Investment Management Corp. (WAC) — Trend Analysis Report

The stock has been active on the tape, now trading at $0.65, up from yesterday's close by 40.09%. LKQ Corporation (NASDAQ: LKQ ) closed at $35.12 by scoring 1.12%. Likewise, the performance for the quarter was recorded as -60.01% and for the year was -92.94%. 111.01% over the last one month, -22.00% for the last quarter and year to date performance stands at -84.55%. Read More »

Zara store owner sees solid profit growth in H1


The world's largest clothes retailer said Wednesday that net profit for February through July rose to 1.37 billion euros ($1.64 billion) compared with 1.26 billion euros for the period past year. It also paid shareholders 1.1bn euros, or 34 cents a share, in dividends in May and will pay 34 cents a share in November. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Inditex from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $23.00 price objective for the company in a research note on Tuesday, June ... Read More »

Albertsons snaps up meal kit startup Plated


Albertsons, one of the largest grocers in the US, has agreed to acquire Plated the meal kit service, which is the first high-profile acquisition by the company since Amazon purchased Whole Foods Market . The deal allows Plated and its backers to secure an exit, one that looked to be elusive after the flame-out of competitor Blue Apron Holdings Inc.'s IPO. Read More »

Wall St. hits new record highs as financials, industrials gain

Shares of the major banks, including Bank of America , Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan, rose more than 1 percent, helped by rising bond yields. At 12:33 p.m. Such a move by the Fed would likely push long-term interest rates up. Big technology stocks such as Microsoft ( MSFT.O ) and Google parent Alphabet ( GOOGL.O ) 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 »