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Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL)
- January 04, 2017

For the Current Quarter, the growth estimate for Halliburton Company is -96.8%, while for the Next Quarter the stock growth estimate is 28.6%. Analysts are also projecting an Average Revenue Estimate for Halliburton Company as $4.07 Billion in the Current Quarter. (more...)
Southern strike halved to three days
- January 04, 2017

These strikes are pointless and they should call the whole thing off and let common sense prevail'. "It is time for the company to come up with a genuine offer rather than carry on posturing". Before December, strikes by conductors in the RMT union had affected services, but driver walkouts have brought Southern to a standstill. The company, which carries about 300,000 passengers a day on routes between London and the south coast, urged passengers to work from home during the industrial ... (more...)
FTSE 100 chiefs overtake average United Kingdom salary in two days FTSE 100 chiefs overtake average United Kingdom salary in two days
- January 04, 2017

As boss of advertising giant WPP, a long-term bonus took his total package to £70million past year. Stefan Stern, High Pay Centre director, said: 'Our new year calculation is not created to make the return to work harder than it already is. (more...)
Mean Price Target Of Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) At $32.227
- January 04, 2017

Finally, Pacific Crest restated an "overweight" rating and issued a $33.00 target price on shares of Cisco Systems in a research note on Thursday, December 29th. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 2,23,70,578 shares. Another insider trade includes Director Johnson (Kristina Mary) who also initiated a transaction in which 7126 shares were traded on 11 Dec 2016 as "Buy". (more...)
Saudi Arabian pop video which mocks the kingdom's strict laws Saudi Arabian pop video which mocks the kingdom's strict laws
- January 04, 2017

The song Hwages , which can be roughly translated as "concerns", is based on an old Arabic folk song. But campaigning for change comes with a cost: women who flout bans on acts like driving are still jailed - just last week a Saudi man was sentenced to a year behind bars and fined £6,500 for a poster campaign that called for the end to male guardianship . (more...)
Sizzling Stocks Alert: Duke Realty Corporation (NYSE:DRE), Tidewater Inc. (NYSE:TDW) Sizzling Stocks Alert: Duke Realty Corporation (NYSE:DRE), Tidewater Inc. (NYSE:TDW)
- January 04, 2017

Several other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. The firm owned 7,230,514 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock after buying an additional 12,666 shares during the period. This represents a $1.08 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.29%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, December 28th. Kilroy Realty Corporation's payout ratio is presently 50.68%. (more...)
Tdam USA Inc. Lowers Position in Walt Disney Company (The) (DIS)
- January 04, 2017

The stock of Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, November 19 by Topeka Capital Markets. Disney shares had wrapped an up-and-down 2016 on a down note, finishing 0.8% lower for the year. Tiverton Asset Mgmt Ltd Limited Liability Company has 144,514 shares for 1.08% of their U.S. portfolio. The company had a trading volume of 5,446,482 shares. (more...)
South African pro dies after hostage situation South African pro dies after hostage situation
- January 04, 2017

The South Herald reports that Westner is believed to have held his wife hostage in Pennington. He was allegedly holding his wife hostage prior to his death. Westner's playing career ended in 1998 because of injury, and most recently he had served as an instructor at the Wayne Westner Golf College in South Africa. (more...)
Tesla Stock Drops on Missed Delivery Forecast (TSLA) Tesla Stock Drops on Missed Delivery Forecast (TSLA)
- January 04, 2017

The company's shares climbed by more than $2.80, or 1.3%, in early trading Wednesday. Tesla officials insisted that "the Q4 delivery count should be viewed as slightly conservative, as we only count a auto as delivered if it is transferred to the customer and all paperwork is correct". (more...)
The Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. (FOX) Upgrade to The Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. (FOX) Upgrade to "Buy" by the TheStreet
- January 04, 2017

Simplex Trading LLC now owns 4,213 shares of the company's stock worth $104,000 after buying an additional 3,482 shares during the last quarter. Creative Planning raised its position in Twenty-First Century Fox by 53.2% in the second quarter. (more...)
Gasoline prices reach highest level since 2014, AAA reports Gasoline prices reach highest level since 2014, AAA reports
- January 04, 2017

The Dearborn-based auto club told the Associated Press that the average price for self-serve regular unleaded gasoline was about $2.42 per gallon. With prices rising since late November, no state now offers average gasoline prices under $2 a gallon. (more...)
Current Mortgage Rates at Wells Fargo, BoA Jan 3, 2017 Current Mortgage Rates at Wells Fargo, BoA Jan 3, 2017
- January 04, 2017

The stock decreased in value by nearly -0.35% over the past week and grew 1.53% in the past month. Finally, Citigroup Inc. cut shares of Wells Fargo & Company to an "underperform" rating in a report on Friday, November 18th. Whereas they predicted High and Low Earnings Estimate as $1.08 and $0.94 respectively. The WhiteWave Foods Company (NYSE:WWAV) price to sales (P/S) ratio is 2.36. (more...)
Can J C Penney Company Inc (NYSE:JCP) Post EPS Of $0.78?
- January 04, 2017

The complaint further alleged that J C Penney Company Inc continues to engage in such deceptive (and illegal) acts, despite representing to a federal district court (in November 2015) that it would no longer do so. The Relative Volume of the company is 1.14 and Average Volume (3 months) is 16.01 million. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned ($0.45) earnings per share. (more...)
Most Americans Don't Think Donald Trump Can Handle Being President
- January 04, 2017

Sixty percent of those polled said they believed Trump could pull that off. Americans have little confidence in President-elect Donald Trump's abilities to handle his presidential duties, with less than half of Americans saying they trust him to prevent major scandals, handle an worldwide crisis, or use military force responsibly. (more...)
Megyn Kelly Leaving Fox News for NBC
- January 04, 2017

After 13 years as one of Fox News' most prominent faces, Megyn Kelly is pulling up stakes and moving to NBC. "I am very grateful to NBC for this opportunity, and I am deeply thankful to Fox News for the wonderful 12 years I have had here". (more...)
HDFC, BoI, Indiabulls cut interest rates
- January 04, 2017

Indiabulls Housing Finance (IBHFL) today also reduced its home loan rates by 45 basis points, bringing it down to lowest in six years. "Home-loan demand would be robust after rate cuts", said Keki Mistry, vice-chairman, HDFC. Following several banks' rate cut moves in recent days, Andhra Bank has lowered its home loan rates across various tenors. "The aggressive cut in lending rates by public banks raises concern on our near-term view on revenue growth", says Kotak Institutional Equities in ... (more...)
TransUnion, Equifax Fined For Deceiving Customers TransUnion, Equifax Fined For Deceiving Customers
- January 04, 2017

TransUnion and Equifax Inc. have agreed to pay more than $23 million over allegations that they deceived consumers about the usefulness and cost of credit scores. However, more often than not, the score a consumer is being sold is different. The CFPB noted in its report that big differences between these two types of scores might push consumers to apply for loans they ultimately aren't likely to be approved for, or perhaps to not apply at all thinking their credit is worse than it really is. (more...)
Raiders planning to start QB Connor Cook vs. Texans Raiders planning to start QB Connor Cook vs. Texans
- January 04, 2017

Yeah, probably best to play Cook in that situation. "I haven't talked to any of the doctors and we'll find out about them tomorrow". "Whoever they got up, that's who I am rolling with". "He's stayed after practice, worked hard and really grown", running back Latavius Murray said. Crabtree has kept a close eye on him, as he is the team's emergency quarterback and sometimes sits in on the meetings. (more...)
New York Proposes Country's First Free College Plan New York Proposes Country's First Free College Plan
- January 04, 2017

Under the governor's plan, which requires legislative approval, any college student accepted to a NY public university or two-year community college is eligible, provided his or her family earns less than $125,000. But the price-tag of sending one million students to college free of charge is just about $163 million. In creating the plan, Cuomo took a page from Sen. (more...)
UK's ambassador to the European Union 'resigns unexpectedly' before Brexit talks UK's ambassador to the European Union 'resigns unexpectedly' before Brexit talks
- January 04, 2017

The Liberal Democrats Brexit spokesman, Nick Clegg, said: "If the reports are true that he has been hounded out by hostile Brexiteers in government, it counts as a spectacular own goal". "The Government will only achieve the best for the country if it harnesses the best experience we have - a large proportion of which is concentrated in UKREP - and negotiates resolutely". (more...)