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Author: 0 Todays Stocks: Hess Corp. (HES) Shares Bought by Alambic Investment Management LP

Hess Corp . (NYSE: HES ) has declined 14.55% since June 1, 2016 and is downtrending. The stock declined 1.20% or $0.56 reaching $46.11 on the news. About 400 shares traded. (NYSE: HES ). Texas Permanent School Fund invested 0.07% of its portfolio in Hess Corp . (NYSE: HES ). 82,842 were reported by Dynamic Mgmt. 73,543 were reported by Lowe Brockenbrough.

Business Pending home sales fell again in April
Author: 0 Pending home sales fell again in April

Not only are home builders failing to keep pace with demand, but rising interest rates also mean many homeowners are now "stuck" in their current homes, with no way to move up. One, home prices continue to leap forward. In April, the pending-home sales index for the Northeast dipped 1.7%, and the index for the Midwest fell 4.7%.

Business Brazil's GDP grows in Q1; president sees recession's end
Author: 0 Brazil's GDP grows in Q1; president sees recession's end

The end of Brazil's deep recession bodes well for the unpopular Temer, who has resisted protests for his resignation after the Supreme Court opened an investigation against him for corruption and obstruction of justice. Anticipating the effects of turbulence, the Central Bank's Monetary Policy Committee ( COPOM ) made a decision to maintain the rate of decrease in the country's base interest rate (SELIC).

Author: 0 TRI Pointe Group Inc (TPH) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts

Its homebuilding operation consists of six segments: Maracay Homes, including operations in Arizona; Pardee Homes, consisting of operations in California and Nevada; Quadrant Homes, consisting of operations in Washington; Trendmaker Homes, consisting of operations in Texas; TRI Pointe Homes, consisting of operations in California and Colorado, and Winchester Homes, consisting of operations in Maryland and Virginia.

Business Walmart testing store employee delivery of US online orders
Author: 0 Walmart testing store employee delivery of US online orders

It's the company's latest effort to compete with online giant Amazon . More notable recent Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE: WMT ) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: "Wal-Mart: Flight To Safety" on May 18, 2017, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: "Wal-Mart - Starting Fiscal 2018 Strong" published on May 22, 2017, Businesswire.com published: "Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.to present at the Baird 2017 Global Consumer, Technology ..." on May 31, 2017.

Author: 0 Putin: Russian state has never been involved in hacking

They just lost and they have to admit it", Putin said. Donald Trump's campaign team has been under constant scrutiny over links to Russian Federation since he won the election and the investigation isn't going away. While Russia is talking up its recovery, the situation remains precarious and attention will also focus on talk of much-needed reforms to modernise its creaking economy.

Business BlackBerry up nearly 11% after report says it's a likely acquisition target
Author: 0 BlackBerry up nearly 11% after report says it's a likely acquisition target

Lawson Kroeker Investment Management Inc increased Opus Bank (OPB) stake by 19.62% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Bp Wealth Management Llc sold 14,969 shares as Kimberly (KMB)'s stock declined 3.59%. That makes BlackBerry an attractive target for any big technology company that doesn't have an autonomous driving play and feels "remorse" for missing the trend, including Microsoft Corp., he said.

Author: 0 Narendra Modi leaves for Russian Federation after 'successful' visit to Spain

PM Modi also visited a war memorial, Piskarovskoye Cemetery, to pay homage to the victims of World War II. Noting that the two countries signed a declaration on strategic Partnership in 2010 and elevated it to the level of a special and privileged strategic partnership, he said: "These documents are more than just words".

Author: 0 Theresa May criticised for missing TV election debate

Greens co-leader Caroline Lucas said the prime minister's failure to attend showed "extreme cowardice". The Tory Home Secretary used the analogy during the BBC Debate in Cambridge on Wednesday in an attempt to roast the Labour leader over his "fantasy economics".

Business Michael Kors Holdings to close stores as sales lag
Author: 0 Michael Kors Holdings to close stores as sales lag

Michael Kors Holdings now has an average rating of "Hold" and an average target price of $43.54. The stock's 50-day moving average is $37.23 and its 200-day moving average is $41.04. Fiscal year 2017 had 52 weeks versus 53 weeks in fiscal year 2016. Recent session action on shares of Top Ships Inc. Now the P/E of Michael Kors Holdings Limited stands at 8.34.

Business Trump expected to withdraw from Paris climate deal, reports say
Author: 0 Trump expected to withdraw from Paris climate deal, reports say

The US signed up to the hard-won agreement under former president Barack Obama , but Mr Trump promised to abandon the deal during his election campaign and to boost fossil fuels. The Paris Agreement is a comprehensive framework signed by 195 countries to end greenhouse gas emissions and slow global climate change . Withdrawing would leave the United States aligned only with Russian Federation among the world's industrialized economies in rejecting action to combat climate change .

Author: 0 Three-year-old grudge fuels brawl between Harper, Strickland

Harper lost it, charging the mound, throwing his helmet at the Giants' pitcher and then throwing punches, with a full-on brawl ensuing as both benches emptied onto the field mainly with the goal of separating the two. In the 2014 World Series, Strickland gave up a home run to Omar Infante and began shouting at Salvador Perez . "It was just that Bryce got a little overexcited for his liking, right?" "Baseball is a game where you don't forget and you can hold grudges for a long, long time".

Business The Antero Midstream Partners LP (AM) Now Covered by Morgan Stanley
Author: 0 The Antero Midstream Partners LP (AM) Now Covered by Morgan Stanley

Robert W. Baird upgraded Antero Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:AM) on Thursday, June 9 to "Outperform" rating. On Monday, May 2 the stock rating was maintained by Wunderlich with "Buy". This is an increase from Antero Midstream Partners's previous quarterly dividend of $0.28. This represents a $1.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.49%.

Business Moody's downgrades China's credit rating
Author: 0 Moody's downgrades China's credit rating

Moody's said it expects the government's direct debt burden to rise gradually towards 40 per cent of GDP by next year "and closer to 45 per cent by the end of the decade". "The planned reform programme is likely to slow , but not prevent, the rise in leverage", the firm said. Gross domestic product grew 6.9 percent in the first quarter, above the full-year target of 6.5 percent and the 6.8-percent growth in the fourth quarter of 2016.

Author: 0 BA travelers face third day of delays, cancellations

Crisis-hit British Airways has defended its outsourcing policy amidst claims by a labour union that the massive failure at the IT systems of the airline that has crippled its services and stranded thousands of passengers globally, was caused by outsourcing to India.

Business Malaysia's PMI returns to contraction in May
Author: 0 Malaysia's PMI returns to contraction in May

A reading above 50 indicates expansion, while a reading below reflects contraction. The findings sharply contrast with official readings on Wednesday which showed steady manufacturing growth, but the Caixin report tends to focus on smaller firms which are not believed to be benefiting as much from a construction boom as large state-owned companies and industries such as steel mills.

Business Uber stems the bleeding as losses shrink to $708 million
Author: 0 Uber stems the bleeding as losses shrink to $708 million

Uber Technologies Inc . has lost yet another of its top executives, the company announced as it revealed on the back of revealing its first quarter losses. The move could kick off Uber's march to go public. "Gautam is a world-class financial talent", Uber CEO Travis Kalanick said in a statement . Uber is no longer riding high in the finance department.

Business US stocks close lower on soft data
Author: 0 US stocks close lower on soft data

In the broad market, energy stocks led losses. The Russell 2000 index of small-company stocks skidded 11.05 points, or 0.8 percent, to 1,371.19. Earnings season is now winding to a close but ahead of the bell today, we have the Bank of Nova Scotia (TSE: BNS), while on the macro economic front there is personal spending data out this morning.

Business JP Morgan Boosts Rating On Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC) To
Author: 0 JP Morgan Boosts Rating On Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC) To "Overweight"

Royal Bank of Canada's price target indicates a potential upside of 32.59% from the company's current price. Cemex SAB de CV (ADR) (NYSE:CX) has risen 38.50% since June 1, 2016 and is uptrending. This represents a $1.44 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.77%. Shares for $865,025 were sold by Swearingen John S . $237,696 worth of stock was sold by Palmer C.

Author: 0 Strong, swift UN reaction to Trump on climate

The decision would put the U.S. at odds with almost every other nation on earth. A study past year in the journal Nature Climate Change said America will probably only reach four-fifths of that goal. "A full, formal withdrawal could take up to three years to execute, unravelling one of former President Barack Obamas major achievements in office to reduce the impacts of climate change", it added.

Author: 0 Officers found Woods asleep at the wheel

Woods was handcuffed and taken to a police station for breath tests. Although he had difficulty in performing multiple field sobriety tests, his alcohol level was recorded at zero in a pair of breathalyser tests administered around 4:30am. The player, who was charged with Driving Under the Influence (DUI), blamed "an unexpected reaction to prescribed medication". Speaking ahead of his Memorial Tournament , Nicklaus said: "Tiger's a friend, he's been great for the game of golf and I think he ...

Author: 0 Two British Airways flights cancelled at YVR after airline IT glitch

Cruz, the chief executive, said a power supply problem is believed to have triggered the crisis. He said the crash had affected "all of our check-in and operational systems". It advised passengers not to come to the two airports unless they have confirmed bookings. "We are refunding or rebooking customers who suffered cancellations on to new services as quickly as possible", it said.

Author: 0 WWE: Updated Match Card of Extreme Rules 2017 PPV

The victor is expected to face Lesnar at the Great Balls of Fire PPV on July 9, and Reigns vs. Lesnar would only happen at SummerSlam or WrestleMania . After it was implied by commentator Corey Graves that partner Big Cass was responsible, the seven-foot-tall Superstar confronted him, to which Graves backed down.

Author: 0 Shares in British Airways' parent company tumble

Cargo failed to escape the chaos over the weekend as British Airways flights to and from the United Kingdom were grounded after a power surge caused a global computer outage . In August, Delta Air lines cancelled hundreds of flights when a power outage likewise knocked out its computer systems worldwide. But BA denied that this was the reason.

Author: 0 Nissan, Ford report May US sales gains, GM down

Through the first half of the year, Ford faced tough year-ago comparisons, when its fleet sales were front-loaded. The stock declined 0.63% or $0.07 reaching $11.01 on the news. They expect $0.44 EPS, down 15.38% or $0.08 from last year's $0.52 per share. The stock has a market cap of $51.20 billion, a PE ratio of 5.25 and a beta of 1.32.

Business Analog Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADI) Touches a New 52-Week High
Author: 0 Analog Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADI) Touches a New 52-Week High

Peddock Capital Ltd Com holds 0.07% of its portfolio in Analog Devices, Inc . " Analog Devices' pioneering advancements in the converter space have enabled some of the world's most important milestones in digital video, audio, military defense and medical imaging", said Karen Bartleson, president and CEO, IEEE.

Business South Africa outbatted, outbowled, outfielder by England
Author: 0 South Africa outbatted, outbowled, outfielder by England

Earlier, put in to bat first, England scored 339 for the loss of six wickets after a stunning century from Morgan. Captain Eoin Morgan was the top scorer with a 107, while Moeen Ali remained unbeaten on 77. The parthersnips we built gave us the best opportunity to get a par score and beyond. De Villiers won the toss and opted to field first. That will be no difference into the lead-up to the Champions Trophy .

Author: 0 UK PM May's Conservatives See Poll Lead Narrow Again

Are any other polls predicting a hung parliament? Ed Miliband, the former Labour leader, who suffered a disastrous result in the 2015 election despite predictions of a hung Parliament, replied to the research on Twitter , saying: "The pollsters have been off my Christmas card since 2015 #justsaying".