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Oil settles lower after U.S. dollar reverses losses Oil settles lower after U.S. dollar reverses losses
- January 26, 2018

The stronger dollar made the dollar-priced commodity less attractive for holders of other currencies. The US dollar's earlier weakness had boosted oil prices. That further fall put the total level of oil inventories in Cushing, Oklahoma, at 411.6 million barrels - the lowest since February 2015. Still, he pointed to rising product inventories as a potential bearish signal. (more...)
Meryl Streep on board for HBO's 'Big Little Lies' season two Meryl Streep on board for HBO's 'Big Little Lies' season two
- January 26, 2018

Though, HBO has said they expect most of the cast will be back. The news of Streep's casting has been hailed by the show's female leads. Streep will be playing Mary Louise Wright, the mother of Perry (played by Skarsgard), who was killed by the women at the end of the first season. (more...)
December's new home sales rate down 9.3 percent from November December's new home sales rate down 9.3 percent from November
- January 26, 2018

Census Bureau reported . According to HUD and the Census Bureau's latest New Residential Sales report, about 625,000 new single-family homes sold in December 2017-up from 2016's 548,000. However, the increase was driven nearly entirely by homes for which construction had not yet started: For 10,000 of the 11,000 additional homes, or 91 percent, construction had not yet begun. (more...)
(SBUX) Shares Sold by Cadence Capital Management LLC (SBUX) Shares Sold by Cadence Capital Management LLC
- January 26, 2018

About 876,613 shares traded. Recent insider trends for Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ: SBUX ) have caught the attention of investors. It has underperformed by 4.22% the S&P500. "( SBUX ) Shares Sold by Cadence Capital Management LLC" was published by Dispatch Tribunal and is the property of of Dispatch Tribunal. Smithfield Communications accumulated 3,312 shares. (more...)
S&P 500, Nasdaq end at records as Netflix shares jump 10% S&P 500, Nasdaq end at records as Netflix shares jump 10%
- January 26, 2018

Winners and Losers: Netflix led the Nasdaq with gains, soaring 9.98 percent, after announcing a surge in subscribers worldwide. Trump on Monday approved steep import tariffs on washing machines and solar panels, a move that was criticised by China, South Korea and Europe and stoked fears about potential retaliation. (more...)
Vikings never were in NFC title game Vikings never were in NFC title game
- January 26, 2018

The Jags were up ten points in the fourth quarter before Brady went all Brady on them and stole the game. The Mike Zimmer Foundation received approximately $7,000 in donations from reported Philadelphia Eagles fans following the team's 38-7 rout of the visiting Minnesota Vikings in Sunday's NFC Championship Game. (more...)
Exchange Rate 'Volatility' Is 'Source of Uncertainty': Draghi Exchange Rate 'Volatility' Is 'Source of Uncertainty': Draghi
- January 26, 2018

Ford Motor Co shares fell 0.8 percent to $$11.95 in premarket trading after the automaker posted a lower-than-expected quarterly net profit, hurt by rising commodity costs and unfavorable currency exchange rates, and said it expected more pain to come from higher raw material prices in 2018. (more...)
Hilton hotels among firms affected by meat hygiene scare Hilton hotels among firms affected by meat hygiene scare
- January 26, 2018

The Derby-based business, which supplies meat , poultry and game products to the foodservice sector, became the latest meat company to be embroiled in a food scandal on Wednesday, after The Sun reported pub chain Wetherspoon had pulled its meat products from sale over "quality issues". (more...)
GE Discloses SEC Investigation On Large Insurance Reserve Increase GE Discloses SEC Investigation On Large Insurance Reserve Increase
- January 26, 2018

The stock had gained earlier, in part on relief that the company reaffirmed its 2018 profit forecast, RBC Capital Markets analyst Deane Dray said in a note to clients. Since August 8, 2017, it had 2 insider buys, and 1 sale for $4.48 million activity. Comstock Elizabeth J sold $633,375 worth of stock. Also, Director Steven M. (more...)
NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA) held by 99 SEC 13F Filers NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA) held by 99 SEC 13F Filers
- January 26, 2018

Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR) has risen 10.62% since January 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 17.22% the S&P500. Ngam Advisors Lp sold 8,454 shares as Nvidia Corp ( NVDA)'s stock rose 26.83%. The computer hardware maker reported $1.33 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.94 by $0.39. It is positive, as 45 investors sold NVIDIA Corporation shares while 282 reduced holdings. (more...)
Statement on national rough sleeping figures Statement on national rough sleeping figures
- January 26, 2018

The number of rough sleepers increased by 15 per cent in just one year, up 617 since autumn 2016. Eleven reported decreases and 3 reported no change in the number of rough sleepers since 2016. Campaigners have described the rise as a "catastrophe" following continual rises since 2010, urging that evidence shows how the problem can be fixed and calling on the Government to take "swift action" to tackle the problem. (more...)
What's Propelling NXP Semiconductors NV (NXPI) to Reach 52-Week High?
- January 25, 2018

The stock increased 0.37% or $0.45 during the last trading session, reaching $120.45. BlackRock Inc. boosted its position in shares of NXP Semiconductors N.V.by 2,546.6% in the first quarter. The Piotroski score is a discrete score between 0-9 that reflects nine criteria used to determine the strength of a company's financial position. They expect $1.61 earnings per share, down 5.85 % or $0.10 from last year's $1.71 per share. (more...)
International Business Machines (IBM) Given a $149.00 Price Target at Societe Generale
- January 25, 2018

The stock decreased 0.31% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $16.09. About 3,057 shares traded. Grassi Investment Management decreased its stake in Ibm Corporation ( IBM ) by 75.7% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. (more...)
Investec Asset Management North America Trimmed Unitedhealth Group (UNH) Holding By $309270
- January 25, 2018

Ruane Cunniff & Goldfarb Inc increased Expeditors Intl Wash Inc (EXPD) stake by 1416.73% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE: UNH ) is one of the active stocks and its unusual movement is raising eyebrows among traders. (more...)
Woman missing after falling from cruise ship in New Orleans Woman missing after falling from cruise ship in New Orleans
- January 25, 2018

She said Brooks was on a cruise with her husband as a Christmas present. Winfrey said the last time she spoke to her daughter was via text message at dinner time the night of the fall. Brooks' fall was the second incident for the Miami-based Carnival in a matter of days. In the past calendar year, Carnival has seen three death-by-falling incidents. (more...)
French & German leaders set out their economic visions at Davos forum French & German leaders set out their economic visions at Davos forum
- January 25, 2018

In speech at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos , Switzerland, Macron said that those using the euro currency must be able to agree on a "much stronger" and "fair" system, and that European Union countries need to coordinate their tax policies "because otherwise talents will disappear". (more...)
Puerto Rico will try and privatize its bankrupt power utility Puerto Rico will try and privatize its bankrupt power utility
- January 25, 2018

Before Hurricane Maria wreaked havoc on the USA territory last September, PREPA was already saddled with $9 billion of debt and aging infrastructure. Given PREPA is now trying to work its way through bankruptcy and all of the island's financial dealings must go through the federally appointed Financial Oversight and Management Board for Puerto Rico, selling off PREPA's assets could be a long process. (more...)
Manchester United considered selling Arsenal star Henrikh Mkhitaryan after just six months Manchester United considered selling Arsenal star Henrikh Mkhitaryan after just six months
- January 25, 2018

Alexis Sanchez has moved to quell any creeping consternation after accidentally hinting that Thierry Henry talked him into leaving Arsenal . Antonio Conte admits that Chelsea failed to sign Alexis Sanchez because they couldn't match the financial might of the two Manchester Clubs. (more...)
Profit booking in banks, IT stocks drag Sensex, Nifty lower Profit booking in banks, IT stocks drag Sensex, Nifty lower
- January 25, 2018

Overall sentiment was cautious as investors were on a wait-and-watch mode ahead of the Union Budget and a long weekend as markets will remain shut on Friday on account of "Republic Day". In the broader markets, the S&P BSE mid-cap index closed lower by 0.57 per cent and the small-cap index by 0.90 per cent. Major losers in the 30-share index State Bank Of India (4.96%), Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone (2.37%), Dr Reddy'S Laboratories (2.26%), Hero Motocorp (1.95%), Tata ... (more...)
Sky profits surge as more viewers subscribe Sky profits surge as more viewers subscribe
- January 25, 2018

Like-for-like revenues rose 5% to £6.7bn in the half-year and pre-tax profit jumped by £106m to £448m compared with the same period in the previous year. However, he added that Sky has already recouped two-thirds of the cost of the drama after its distribution division sold it into more than 120 territories. (more...)