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Tesla, AMD & the AI chip that could soon be controlling your vehicle Tesla, AMD & the AI chip that could soon be controlling your vehicle
- September 21, 2017

AMD shares has risen 4.7% in after hours trading from the news, but it makes me question something even more: will Tesla increase its investment into AMD even more? Global Foundries CEO Sanjay Jha reportedly said that Tesla was working directly with fabricators, and GlobalFoundries has a wafer supply agreement with AMD until 2020. (more...)
Extra ways to protect yourself after the Equifax data breach Extra ways to protect yourself after the Equifax data breach
- September 21, 2017

Our advice? Freeze your credit to prevent anyone from opening accounts in your name. The thieves scooped up a staggering amount of data from Equifax - on 143 million people - before the company plugged the hole in its computer system this summer. (more...)
Uncertainty ahead of US Fed meeting announcement Uncertainty ahead of US Fed meeting announcement
- September 21, 2017

Fed fund rate futures are pricing in about 65 per cent chance of a rate hike by December, the highest level since March, and around 50 per cent before the Fed meeting. Clues to the answer might come in the policy statement the Fed will issue, in its updated economic forecasts or in the news conference Chair Janet Yellen will hold. (more...)
TSX up 87 points in midafternoon trading; dollar rises TSX up 87 points in midafternoon trading; dollar rises
- September 21, 2017

It touched as high as 15,315.27 during the session, a level not reached since August 3. The financial sector, which accounts for about a third of the index's weight, climbed 0.5 percent. "You've seen the TSX bounce back from the lows", said Manash Goswami, senior vice president, portfolio manager at First Asset ETFs. September futures on the S&P TSX index were up 0.1 per cent at 7:15 a.m. (more...)
SEC: Hackers broke into corporate filing system SEC: Hackers broke into corporate filing system
- September 21, 2017

The Securities and Exchange Commission admitted the breach in a statement posted Wednesday on its website. He said the hackers exploited a software vulnerability "in the test filing component" of EDGAR, which is the system used by SEC to collect and publish disclosures from listed companies. (more...)
Treasuries Move To The Downside Following Fed Announcement Treasuries Move To The Downside Following Fed Announcement
- September 21, 2017

Yields are on the move higher, with the 10-year Treasury up three basis points to 2.28%. Three of the hawkish policymakers appeared to move their expected policy rate down to account for only one more hike by the end of 2017, leaving a core 11 clustered around a likely December increase. (more...)
Equifax has been sending hack victims to a fake phishing site Equifax has been sending hack victims to a fake phishing site
- September 21, 2017

Earlier this month, the credit-reporting company acknowledged that a hack had compromised the personal data of 143 million U.S. consumers and an unknown number of foreign ones, making it one of the biggest computer-security breaches in history. (more...)
Traders Sell Shares of NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA) on Strength on Insider Selling Traders Sell Shares of NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA) on Strength on Insider Selling
- September 21, 2017

The rating was downgraded by Wells Fargo on Friday, July 15 to "Underperform". The firm earned "Buy" rating on Wednesday, June 21 by Canaccord Genuity. The company has market cap of $297.63 million. The Company's SAO segment consists of alloy and stainless steel manufacturing operations. The average investment rating for NVDA on a scale of 1 to 5 (1 being a strong sell and 5 being a strong buy) is a 3.72 or a Hold. (more...)
Stock Futures Flat Ahead Of Fed; China Mining Leader Spikes
- September 21, 2017

High-dividend stocks like utilities and household goods makers fell. ConocoPhillips and Halliburton both rose more than one percent. The Nasdaq is up 1,072.93 points, or 19.9 percent. Johnson Controls rose 3 percent and American Airlines rose 2.3 percent. Technology stocks also helped lift the market, while health care companies lagged the most. (more...)
Wall St opens flat as investors await Fed decision Wall St opens flat as investors await Fed decision
- September 21, 2017

China stocks edged higher, bolstered by strong gains in consumer stocks and "new energy" auto manufacturers, with sentiment propped up improving business confidence and expectations that Beijing will maintain stability in financial markets ahead of a key party congress. (more...)
CBA sells life insurance business to AIA Group & reviews of CFS CBA sells life insurance business to AIA Group & reviews of CFS
- September 21, 2017

CBA also flagged a possible wealth management IPO as Australia's major lenders come under regulatory pressure to achieve "unquestionably strong" capital ratios, driven by concerns about their exposure to foreign borrowing and a frothy property market. (more...)
Steelers 2017 Week 3 Injury Report: Watt, Tuitt Both Limited Wednesday Steelers 2017 Week 3 Injury Report: Watt, Tuitt Both Limited Wednesday
- September 21, 2017

He has physical traits that you can't coach. Even if the tape hasn't been too kind to Glennon this season. He'll deliver and deliver in big way, much like he did in the latter part of 2016'. Offensively, the Steelers are averaging 23.5 points and 312.5 total yards (244.0 in passing and 68.5 in rushing) per game. The offense has yet to turn the ball over and the defense has picked up seven sacks, developments that have made other issues - such as 21 penalties over two games - tolerable. (more...)
Chevron Corp (NYSE:CVX) Institutional Investor Sentiment Analysis Chevron Corp (NYSE:CVX) Institutional Investor Sentiment Analysis
- September 21, 2017

Other big clients lately purchased and unloaded stocks of the company. About 2.39 million shares traded. During the latest trading session Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX ) stock went up with a prior 52-week high of $119.00. At current levels, Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX ) shares have been seen trading 5.70% away from the 20-day moving average. On Monday, September 21 the stock rating was upgraded by Tudor Pickering to "Accumulate". (more...)
Hazard returns for Chelsea tonight Hazard returns for Chelsea tonight
- September 21, 2017

Chelsea won the Premier League title with two games to spare last season after finishing seven points clear of their closest title rivals Tottenham Hotspur. "Christensen played on loan at Borussia Moenchengladbach and now he's in our squad". You can not rush it and he is ready to start a game now. Making his first start of the season, Hazard will be keen to get the ball rolling in terms of his output and he looked sharp in his cameo against Qarabag in the Champions League, getting on the ... (more...)
Toyota GR Performance Sub-Brand Launched in Japan Toyota GR Performance Sub-Brand Launched in Japan
- September 21, 2017

So far there's no official word that we'll see the GR sub-brand arrive in the USA market. It's convoluted range that covers everything from minivans to sports cars over three "levels" of intensity, so do make sure you're paying attention. Buyers will also be able to upgrade existing models with aftermarket "GR Parts" at specialized "GR Garage" dealerships. It needs 6.3 seconds to sprint from 0-62 miles per hour and tops out at 143 miles per hour. (more...)
Why Investors remained confident on Ford Motor Company (F), Yelp Inc. (YELP)? Why Investors remained confident on Ford Motor Company (F), Yelp Inc. (YELP)?
- September 21, 2017

Allstate Corp (NYSE:ALL) has risen 25.87% since September 17, 2016 and is uptrending. In the case of GM, the chart has some interesting things to say about where the stock might be headed in the future. Stratos Wealth Partners Ltd, a Ohio-based fund reported 51,146 shares. Lehman Fincl Resources Inc reported 145,848 shares or 1.01% of all its holdings. (more...)
Overwatch League Start Dates Announced, Final Three Teams Revealed Overwatch League Start Dates Announced, Final Three Teams Revealed
- September 21, 2017

Blizzard first announced the professional eSports league at last year's Blizzcon show , but it's taken nearly a year to get enough teams started to make the league happen. One of the most lucrative esports tournaments in history, The Overwatch League (OWL), will will kick off 2018 with a bang, starting on January 10. (more...)
Pfizer Inc (NYSE:PFE) Institutional Investor Sentiment Trend Pfizer Inc (NYSE:PFE) Institutional Investor Sentiment Trend
- September 21, 2017

The balance sheet health of any company plays a key role in its ability to meet its obligations and maintain the faith of its investment base. BTIG Research has "Buy" rating and $52 target. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Thursday, October 13 by Jefferies. Balyasny Asset Management Llc decreased Pfizer Inc (PFE) stake by 81.26% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. (more...)
Synchronoss Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNCR) up 0.81% in pre-session
- September 21, 2017

The company has market cap of $1.66 billion. Synchronoss faces a class action lawsuit filed on behalf of shareholders who purchased stock between, December 6, 2016 and April 26, 2017 (the "Class Period"). Blue Chip stated it has 0.65% of its portfolio in AT&T Inc. The stock rose 0.46% or $0.2 reaching $44.12 per share. Moreover, Crossvault Capital Management Lc has 2.39% invested in AT&T Inc. (more...)
Acadia Realty Trust (NYSE:AKR) Experiences Heavier than Usual Trading Volume
- September 21, 2017

Pnc Svcs Grp Incorporated holds 0% of its portfolio in Education Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: DLR ) for the trailing twelve months paying dividend with the payout ratio of 0.00% to its shareholders. Baird. The company was downgraded on Friday, July 1 by Hilliard Lyons. Cowen & Co upgraded Digital Realty Trust, Inc . Deutsche Bank maintained the shares of VNO in report on Monday, March 21 with "Hold" rating . (more...)