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Oil in bull market nears $52 on signs U.S. stockpiles declined

Prices slid 34 cents to $51.88 on Tuesday. "The big surprise. has been on the distillate side, where it looks like we will hit 1.6 percent growth", Matti Lehmus, vice president of oil products at Finnish refiner Neste Oil, said last week at an industry gathering in Brussels. Read More »

Southwest passenger complains about dogs - so she's dragged off plane

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Spokesman Chris Mainz says crew members tried to explain that she could be denied boarding if she couldn't travel safely with animals on board, but she refused to leave the plane, and the airline called police. Passengers could be heard telling the woman - who was not named in reports but identified herself as a professor - to comply with officials and later file a complaint. Read More »

EasyJet 'could be flying electric planes within a decade'

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Wright Electric has already produced a two-seat proof-of-concept version of the aircraft and believes the battery technology can be successfully scaled up without incurring a significant weight penalty. Its most ambitious - some would say far-fetched - project is to develop an all-electric commercial passenger jet which it says could be operating short-haul flights (330 miles/530km) across its United Kingdom and European network within a decade. Read More »

Sonic Acknowledges Potential Data Breach

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With stores at 3.600 locations across 45 USA states, Sonic Drive-In has a significant customer base and thus a treasure trove of data, which according to security expert Brian Krebs, is potentially being sold in a fire sale in "shadowy underground cyber crime stores". Read More »

Oil Prices Rise Further On Falling Crude Inventories

West Texas Intermediate for November delivery gained as much as 46 cents to $52.34 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange, and was at $51.92 as of 9:55 a.m. United States refinery utilization was expected to rise 3.6 percentage points from 83.2 percent of total capacity in the week ended September 15, according to a Reuters poll on Tuesday. Read More »

Rahul Gandhi 'thanks' Sushma for recognising Congress legacy

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He also alleged that farmers are not getting right prices of their farm produces. Congress vice president also targeted Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for no proper planning in implementing Goods and Services Tax (GST). As reported in various media outlets, Gandhi's itinerary includes Dwarka , Jamnagar, Morbi, Rajkot and Surendranagar, all with recent history of massive Patel agitations led by Hardik. Read More »

Delta to offer free messaging in-flight

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Delta's messaging offering will be wifi-enabled, letting passengers send messages via iMessage , WhatsApp, and Facebook Messenger. Starting Sunday, Delta Airlines will become the first US global air carrier to offer free mobile messaging, providing more customers access to free messaging than any other carrier, the airline announced Wednesday. Read More »

Whiting Petroleum Corporation's (NYSE:WLL) "Buy" Rating Reaffirmed at KeyCorp

Several analysts have recently commented on the stock. ValuEngine downgraded Whiting Petroleum Corporation from a "sell" rating to a "strong sell" rating in a research note on Friday, September 1st. Through this figure traders can analyze that WLL show whether or not a stock now most active and standing in buying side or sell side. A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Read More »

CNA Financial Corp Buys Shares of 25375 NXP Semiconductors NV (NXPI)

Vanguard Group reported 115,760 shares. The rating was maintained by FBR Capital on Friday, October 21 with "Outperform". JP Morgan initiated the stock with "Overweight" rating in Wednesday, August 31 report. BidaskClub upgraded shares of NXP Semiconductors N.V. from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 9th. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC) rating on Friday, September 22. Read More »

Analytical Preview of Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC)

The stock is up on the following periods of measurement of performance. Marathon Oil Corp ( MRO ) has a current ROIC of -8.57. Developed by James O'Shaughnessy, the VC score uses five valuation ratios . On the other end of the spectrum, a younger investor with a longer time horizon might be able to search for stocks with a higher potential for growth that may involve much more risk. Read More »

Iowa National Guard Airmen Headed To Puerto Rico

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But due to the catastrophic devastation in Puerto Rico, Hapgood says security assistance is key towards stabilizing the US territory. Hapgood says the Air Guardsmen will be in Puerto Rico for an indeterminate period. "This is the reason many of us joined the Iowa Air National Guard in the first place", she added. WSAV-TV reported that Hunter Army Airfield also is being used to support relief in Puerto Rico. Read More »

Windstream Holdings Inc (WIN) Bonds Trading 1.5% Lower

For the current year the company's revenue estimates are $5.93 Billion compared to low analyst estimates of $5.87 Billion and high estimates of $6.07 Billion according to the prediction of 7 analysts. Windstream Holdings has a 1-year low of $1.75 and a 1-year high of $10.46. More notable recent Windstream Holdings, Inc. 3,239,173 shares of the company traded hands. Read More »

Indian equities plunge, Sensex tanks over 300 points

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The wider 51-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) closed below the psychologically important 9,800-level. The broader Nifty was down 45.60 points, or 0.46 per cent, at 9,825.90 at 1149 hours. On Wednesday alone, Rs 1.6-lakh crore in market value was wiped out from the domestic stocks. Foreign portfolio investors remained net sellers for a second straight month in a row. Read More »

Greenwood Capital Associates LLC Decreases Position in General Electric Company (GE)

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When there are crossovers between the FAMA and MAMA, the shares are often widely traded. On average, equities analysts anticipate that General Electric Company will post $1.63 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. executives bought a total of 233,253 stocks of company shares worth at $5,860,264 during the last 90 days. Its down 0.03, from 0.82 in 2017Q1. It fall, as 85 investors sold GE shares while 816 reduced holdings. Read More »

Chipmaker Micron forecasts profit, revenue above estimates

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The Boise, Idaho-based company has been boosted in recent quarters also by surging demand for its NAND memory chips, used to store data like music and photos on mobile devices. Micron Technology reported quarterly earnings and revenue that beat analysts' expectations on Tuesday. The chipmaker reported fiscal fourth-quarter net income of US$2.37bn, or US$1.99 a share, against a loss of US$170mln, or 16 USA cents a share, the year before. Read More »

Lyft adds Ford to its ever-growing list of partners

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He said that ford is continuing to progress on developing self-driving technology - through its self-driving vehicle and Argo AI's virtual driver system - and is also "building out the infrastructure and systems necessary to make it easy for people to use our service". Read More »

James Cameron starts shooting four 'Avatar' consecutive sequels

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All four sequels are expected to be filmed back-to-back, then released across a six-year span, from 2020 to 2025. "The mountain banshee has come to symbolize our continued commitment to the environment", said Cody Hampton, part of the Disney Parks Merchandise team , "Before guests depart Windtraders, Naturalists will encourage them to make a pledge to respect and protect the natural world on Pandora and back home on Earth". Read More »

British Airways sacks cabin crew over racist comments on Nigerians

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However, she told Daily Mail that she was framed, and her co-workers egged her on to say what she said. And while Joanne's had journalists at her doorstep today (she's refused to comment), it wasn't until Dapper Laughs was a household name, willingly performing gigs in a bid to become famous, that the press went hunting for his personal details. Read More »

Sofia Vergara is TV's Highest Paid Actress for the Third Year!

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Also pictured inside: Sofia Vergara stepping out for an interview on Tuesday (September 26) in New York City. According to the list released by Forbes magazine, Priyanka made $10 million between June 1, 2016 to June 1, 2017. Modern Family star Sofia Vergara was named by Forbes the world's highest-paid TV actress for the sixth year in a row. Priyanka Chopra came in at eighth place earning a whopping $10 million in the set year. Read More »

Apple holding up Toshiba memory sale

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The legal maneuvers by Western Digital may well put a kink in the works of Toshiba's plans to sell its chip unit to the Bain group, which also includes South Korean memory chip vendor sk Hynix, Apple, Dell and Japanese government-backed organizations Innovation Network Corp. Read More »

Uber faces double battle against London ban and scrutiny of hiring practices

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A Uber spokesman said: "Drivers on the Uber app are free to log in and out as they want and can choose which trips they want to take, or cancel, without any penalty". Uber's new boss Dara Khosrowshahi apologized to Londoners for the taxi app's mistakes and pledged to make changes as the Silicon Valley firm tries to overturn a decision to strip it of its license in one of its major markets. Read More »

Should You Hold Noble Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NBL)

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The Williams Companies, Inc. most recently reported earnings per share (EPS) of $0.1 for the June 2017 versus $0.19 in the same quarter past year, representing -47% growth. Equities research analysts expect that Noble Energy Inc . will post ($0.15) earnings per share for the current fiscal year. Investors sentiment decreased to 1.31 in 2017 Q2. Read More »

Gas companies agree to meet demand

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Tanya Plibersek , the acting opposition leader, warned Turnbull would be walking into the Sydney meeting with "little to no bargaining power" because he had not pulled the trigger on export controls to force the gas exporters to make more supply available locally. Read More »

Greek PM congratulates German Chancellor Angela Merkel on election victory

The euro slipped as low as $1.1811 in morning trade in London, its weakest since August 25, after falling around 0.9 percent on Monday - its heaviest one-day loss since December. The euro hit 10-week lows against the pound , with falling 0.31% to 0.8771. North Korea's foreign minister said on Monday that U.S. President Donald Trump had declared war on the country and that Pyongyang reserved the right to shoot down U.S. Read More »

Latest Analysts Reports: Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (FOX), Antares Pharma, Inc. (ATRS)

The correct version of this piece can be viewed at https://stocknewstimes.com/2017/09/26/twenty-first-century-fox-inc-foxa-given-buy-rating-at-keycorp.html. Cibc Asset Mngmt reported 184,606 shares or 0.07% of all its holdings. Twin Tree Mgmt LP reported 32,968 shares. Municipal Employees Retirement System of MI now owns 34,760 shares of the company's stock worth $842,000 after buying an additional 110 shares in the last quarter. Read More »

New Analyst Ratings For Informa (LON:INF)

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Checking in on some valuation rankings, Sophos Group plc (LSE:SOPH) has a Value Composite score of 79. About 57,197 shares traded. With an institutional ownership near 87.3%, it carries an earnings per share ratio of 1.99. Ordinary Shares (NYSE:MDT). Hemenway Ltd Liability holds 0.22% or 11,251 shares. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 10th were issued a dividend of GBX 6.80 ($0.09) per share. Read More »

Japan slips notch to ninth in WEF's competitiveness rankings of 137 economies

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According to the WEF report, India is 3rd among the BRICS countries on Global Competitiveness Index . "The Global Competitiveness Report helps us understand the drivers of innovation and growth and this edition comes at a time when increasing the ability of countries to adopt innovations is critical to achieving broad-based growth and economic progress". Read More »

Early Moves to Watch: Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK)

Volume is the basic fuel of the market since stocks move up or down in price only when shares are trading hands. Analysts await Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK ) to report earnings on November, 2. The Leverage Ratio of Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE: CHK ) is 0.775377. About shares traded. Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE:CPK) has risen 25.44% since September 25, 2016 and is uptrending. Read More »

Butch Jones Addresses Shy Tuttle Rumors

Jones expressed optimism Tuttle will be available Saturday when Tennessee (3-1, 0-1 SEC) hosts No. 7 Georgia (4-0, 1-0 SEC). We had some players now who played with some energy and passion, so it's not everyone. The lack of passion against UMass carried over to the fan base. The Tennessee secondary has only defended five passes in the past three games, but they will see more balls come their way this week. Read More »

Foreign Ministry: US Sanctions will Help Denuclearize North

South Korean stocks opened lower Wednesday on increased selling by foreign investors amid tensions between North Korea and the United States. As statement from the OFAC said: "The individuals sanctioned today are North Korean nationals operating in China, Russia, Libya and the United Arab Emirates who act as representatives of North Korean banks". Read More »

Uncertainty, geopolitical tensions boost yen, sink euro vs dollar

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North Korea's foreign minister said on Monday the nation counted U.S. President Donald Trump's tweet over the weekend as a declaration of war on the country, and that it could retaliate with measures including shooting down U.S. Hong Kong's Hang Seng gained just under 0.1 percent to 27,517.13 and Sydney's S&P-ASX 200 lost 0.2 percent to 5,671.00. Despite winning the most votes, Merkel's bloc slumped to its worst result since 1949 and her current Social Democrat coalition partners said they ... Read More »

Trump vows to cut taxes 'tremendously' for middle class

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Trump is expected to address the plan Wednesday in an in speech, while House Republicans will gather for a retreat to discuss some of the details. Fortunately there are many fine journalists working to explain the actual salient features of the forthcoming Republican tax proposal. "Seeing a total erosion of caring about the debt is incredibly hypocritical", said Marc Goldwein, head of policy and senior vice president at the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, a nonpartisan fiscal ... Read More »

SEC Chair Wants More Cyber Risk Disclosure From Public Firms

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Clayton became chairman of the SEC in May. Jay Clayton, who was formally appointed to his role in May, also said listed companies should disclose more detailed information on cyber breaches "sooner", and that the USA regulator was working on new guidelines to ensure this. Read More »