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Earn on Everything You Do: Uber and Barclays Launch New Credit Card


It will be available November 2. In the Uber app, you can see information you'd usually track in a banking app, like your credit card points balance. The card has no annual fee and offers 4 points on every dollar spent for food, including UberEATS; 3% on travel; 2% on "online purchases", including Uber trips, Amazon purchases or music streaming like Spotify; and 1% on all other purchases. Read More »

United States new home sales soar to highest level in a decade


Sales in the three other regions also rose, led by a 33% gain in the Northeast to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 48,000 and an 11% gain in the Midwest to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 73,000. More than two-thirds of the new homes sold last month were either under construction or yet to be started. Construction of single-family homes slipped almost 5 percent last month. Read More »

Banks Stocks Surge up to 32% on Government's Recapitalisation Plan


India's Top index BSE and NIFTY touched new highs on Wednesday, BSE was up 239 points to 32846 while NIFTY trading 45 points up to 10255 at 10:28 IST. Yes Bank lost 5 percent, HDFC Bank shed 4 percent, IndusInd Bank dropped 4 percent, Kotak Mahindra Bank lost 5 percent while Federal Bank was down 3 percent. Read More »

BOC leaves interest rate unchanged but maybe not for long

For 2018 and 2019, the bank expects growth of 2.1 per cent and 1.5 per cent respectively, as the economy gradually slows down from its current pace. "The Bank of Canada is highlighting that a stronger Canadian dollar is already weighing on their export outlook". Read More »

Featured Stock for Investors: Comcast Corporation (CMCSA)

Comcast Corp New now has $172.04 billion valuation. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 24,580 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $916,096.60. BACON KENNETH J had sold 7,500 shares worth $303,713. Also, SVP Daniel C. Murdock sold 3,659 shares of Comcast Corporation stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, August 7th. Read More »

Stocks To Watch This Week: JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Qorvo, Inc. (QRVO)


Hain Celestial Group Inc now has $3.83B valuation. Moving average convergence divergence (MACD) shows that the stock is on a PRICE RELATIVITY trend. The brokerage now has a market perform rating on the financial services provider's stock. HSBC maintained Booker Group Plc (LON:BOK) on Monday, April 24 with "Buy" rating. Read More »

Roads in Madhya Pradesh better than America, says Shivraj Singh Chouhan


However, considering that Chouhan was speaking in the USA, his comparison of the roads in his home state with those in the U.S. and freaky claim of MP roads being better can only be termed absurd. Our first focus was on building the roads. Madhya Pradesh's growth rate has been in double digits - around 12 per cent for the last eight years. Hanuwantiya island has become a national destination. Read More »

Jennison Associates LLC Acquires Shares of 14172 Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (WBA)

Mizuho restated a "buy" rating and issued a $94.00 target price on shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance in a research note on Tuesday. How Quickly Coty Inc. Heading into the stock price potential, Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc . needs to grow just 34.79% to cross its median price target of $91. Over the last six months, Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc .'s stock has been -21.68% and -19.04% for the year. Read More »

David Davis: Brexit deal will not take 'years'


The Brexit Secretary's department issued a statement describing his earlier warning - that a vote could be delayed until after withdrawal in March 2019 - as an answer to "hypothetical scenarios". Mr Davis expressed his hope European Union leaders would use their December gathering to decide their guidelines for the second phase of Brexit talks, but admitted it is "unlikely" they will agree the framework for a transitional period then. Read More »

USA black rights group warns travelers off American Airlines


The NAACP said Tuesday that a series of "troublesome" recent incidents "suggest a corporate culture of racial insensitivity and possible racial bias on the part of American Airlines". At the ticket counter, her ticket was changed to economy while her white companion was allowed to remain in first class. "The growing list of incidents suggesting racial bias reflects an unacceptable corporate culture and involves behavior that can not be dismissed as normal or random", Johnson said. Read More »

Comprehensive Stock Analysis Of Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI)

Hollysys Automation Technologies Ltd (NASDAQ:HOLI) has risen 5.83% since October 24, 2016 and is uptrending. Rampart Investment Management Company Llc increased its stake in Kinder Morgan Inc Del ( KMI ) by 323.12% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Read More »

The USS Investment Management Ltd Buys New Position in Merck & Co. (MRK)

It has outperformed by 0.16% the S&P500. Castleark Management Llc increased its stake in Varian Med Sys Inc (VAR) by 199.43% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. As per Friday, October 20, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. Analysts await Merck & Co., Inc. The company has an average rating of Hold and an average target price of $70.67. Read More »

Insurers falling behind banks on gender equality, says Virgin Money boss


But Gadhia, who served as managing director of the RBS mortgage division and then its consumer finance division between 2001 and 2007, told lawmakers there was a culture of "pervading sexism" at the bank. Nicky Morgan, chair of the committee of MPs and a former minister for women and equality, said: "The Treasury Committee heard today that one way of tackling the pay gap in finance is to ensure that we have more women in senior roles". Read More »

British economy fractionally picks up speed in third quarter

The Office for National Statistics' (ONS) estimate of gross domestic product (GDP) shows that growth is up from 0.3% in the first two quarters of 2017. However, the construction industry, often seen as a bellwether for the broader economy, contracted for the second quarter in a row. Darren Morgan, the head of national accounts at the ONS, says third quarter growth was driven by the services industry, in particular by increases in IT, as well as vehicle sales and retail. Read More »

Treasury slams CFPB in new report on arbitration


Vice President Mike Pence cast a tiebreaking vote late Tuesday to block new regulations allowing USA consumers to sue their banks, handing Wall Street and other big financial institutions their biggest victory since President Donald Trump's election. Read More »

Delta Air Lines, Inc. (NYSE:DAL) Upgraded to "Outperform" by Imperial Capital

The Shareholder Yield (Mebane Faber) of Delta Air Lines, Inc . The transportation company reported $1.57 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.53 by $0.04. Also, Director George N. Mattson purchased 6,000 shares of Delta Air Lines stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, August 24th. Delta Air Lines Incorporated (NYSE:DAL) had an increase of 3.45% in short interest. Read More »

Salman Khan Unveils Tiger Zinda Hai, Second Poster


Till the time story was written, the picture had got over 425.7k likes and the comment section of the picture is filled with comments like, "Both of you look unbelievable", and "One of the best photos on Instagram". "The action scenes that I have shot with the team in Austria and Abu Dhabi are on another level". The Principal photography of the film was completed later in September. Read More »

Air passenger numbers to double by 2036


China will be the world's fastest-growing market, IATA forecasts, with the country adding 921 million passengers for a total of 1.5 billion passengers by 2036. Turkey (119 million new passengers for a total of 196 million). He warned that an "infrastructure crisis" was looming in the region, with airports in Bangkok, Manila and Jakarta requiring major upgrades, Chinese air traffic management struggling to manage strong growth, and high costs at India's privatised airports. Read More »

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research

Nexus Investment owns 212,825 shares or 2.62% of their United States portfolio. Energy Transfer Partners LP (NYSE:SXL) has 0.00% since October 24, 2016 and is. The stock has "Hold" rating by TheStreet on Friday, September 18. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Wednesday, February 22 by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm has "Underperform" rating given on Friday, August 18 by RBC Capital Markets. Read More »

Q2 Sentiment American Asset Management Corp (NYSEMKT:AAMC)

On the other end, a stock with a score from 0-2 would be viewed as weak. The Hengehold Capital Management Llc holds 269,111 shares with $23.45 million value, up from 264,889 last quarter. Amalgamated Bancorp holds 0.01% in GameStop Corp. Investors sentiment decreased to 1.12 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.49, from 1.29 in 2017Q1. It is negative, as 79 investors sold BAC shares while 543 reduced holdings. Read More »

Buffington Mohr McNeal Has $5.37 Million Position in Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)

Coty Inc now has $11.50 billion valuation. The stock volatility for the week was 0.71% while for the month was 0.95%. Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE:STZ) has risen 17.20% since October 24, 2016 and is uptrending. had bought 79,570 shares worth $1.52M. Among 34 analysts covering Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT ), 28 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 4 Hold. Credit Suisse Group restated an "outperform" rating on shares of Microsoft Corporation in a report on Thursday, August 31st. Read More »

Interpublic Group of Companies, (NYSE:IPG) Trading Volume Significantly Higher

The stock has "Buy" rating by Argus Research on Wednesday, July 26. BlackRock Fund Advisors now owns 6,510,547 shares of the company's stock valued at $145,511,000 after buying an additional 175,508 shares in the last quarter. The company had revenue of $1.90 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.96 billion. (The) by 14.7% in the 2nd quarter. Exane Derivatives now owns 5,634 shares of the business services provider's stock worth $139,000 after buying an additional 3,631 ... Read More »

Girija Devi: Queen of Thumri, jewel of Hindustani classical music


He tweeted that Indian classical music has lost one of its most melodious voices. "She died around 9 pm tonight", stated BM Birla official. File image of Girija Devi. We are poorer without her. Girija ji, aap ko mera salaam", he tweeted. Two years later, Girija Devi gave her first public performance at a music conference in Bihar's Arrah, alongside the likes of Pundit Omkarnath Thakur and Kanthe Maharaj. Read More »

Sen. Jeff Flake won't seek re-election


President Trump tried to sell his tax plan and revive the agenda of a fractured Republican Party, but only an hour after leaving with a wave and a smile, Republican Senator Jeff Flake delivered a stinging rebuke about the president. "The people of this country didn't elect somebody to be weak they elected somebody to be strong", Sanders said. Together with Senator Flake and Senator Corker, Senator McCain is the third vocal Republican critic of Trump in the Senate. Read More »

Hulu CEO departs to run Sony Pictures Television


Hopkins will start in late November and report to Tony Vinciquerra , Chairman and CEO of Sony Pictures Entertainment. Hopkins' replacement, Randy Freer , was the president and COO of Fox television. "Mike is a demonstrated and imaginative pioneer who has assumed a key part in rethinking the present television scene, both for buyers and for how content makers contact them". Read More »

What Does Wall Street Say about Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN)?


Texas Instruments Incorporated ( NASDAQ : TXN ) is at an overbought level with an RSI (14) at 83.50. It has outperformed by 25.04% the S&P500. Oppenheimer Holdings Incorporated (NYSE:OPY) had an increase of 13.97% in short interest. The Firm provides the labor, tools and equipment necessary to design, engineer, locate, maintain, expand, install and upgrade the telecommunications infrastructure of its customers. Read More »

Trump keeps teasing imminent Fed decision


In an interview with Fox Business Network that aired on Sunday, Trump said he was considering nominating both current Fed Governor Jerome Powell and Stanford University economist John Taylor for top spots at the Fed, but added that he also liked the current head of the US central bank, Janet Yellen . Read More »

Average True Range of Seagate Technology PLC (NASDAQ:STX) stands at0.82

About 45,217 shares traded. Gentherm Inc (NASDAQ:THRM) has risen 4.10% since October 23, 2016 and is uptrending. $166,187 worth of Seagate Technology PLC (NASDAQ: STX ) was sold by PARK CHONG SUP on Tuesday, May 16. Having a price of $39.35, Seagate Tech (NASDAQ: STX ) traded -1.30% lower on the day. EPS long term mean growth rate estimated by 19 analysts is at 3.81%, whereas, the high and low Long term growth rate estimated at 5 and 2.99. Read More »

NBN Co's First Fibre-To-The-Curb Trial Under Way In Coburg


The NBN boss faced questions on the so-called digital divide in Australia between those with superior fibre connections to the home and Australians being serviced by copper along the final length of the connection. "The government wants taxpayers to get their $49 billion back and expect a small return as well. We could not rightfully sanction piling billions of extra dollars of debt onto NBN - and ultimately the Australian people". Read More »

First Industrial Realty Trust Inc


Over the past 50 days, Federal Realty Investment Trust stock was -5.47% off of the high and 1.45% removed from the low. The counter witnessed a trading volume of 4.6 million shares versus an average volume of 5.25 million shares during last trading session. Read More »

Citigroup Downgrades Rating On Biogen Inc. (BIIB)


It also reduced its holding in Monsanto (NYSE:MON) by 143,528 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 25,259 shares, and cut its stake in Lyondellbasell Industries. Vanguard Group Inc. increased its holdings in Biogen by 1.3% in the 2nd quarter. The company had revenue of $3.08 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $3.05 billion. Read More »

Wine prices set to rise as production nears 50-year low


In Italy production slumped 23 percent to 39.3 mhl, while in France the drop was 19 percent to 36.7 mhl. A hectolitre is 100 litres - just over 133 75cl bottles. Although there were increases in South America and Australasia the OIV warned that there will be "historically low 2017 production". Wine lovers need not necessarily be alarmed, however, because prices and supply depend not only on production, but also on stocks from previous years. Read More »