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Business Oil slips almost 3 percent as USA refineries shut ahead of Harvey
Author: 0 Oil slips almost 3 percent as USA refineries shut ahead of Harvey

About 25% of U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil production is offline due to Hurricane Harvey (now a tropical storm ), the U.S. Department of the Interior's Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement said on August 26. As of 11:30 a.m., Gulf operators reported they have evacuated 112 out of 737 platforms and five of 10 drilling rigs , and one so-called dynamically positioned rig has moved off its drilling site, a precautionary move as the storm swept through the region, according to the ...

Business Let's Get Complex With Encana Corporation (ECA) And Cree, Inc. (CREE)
Author: 0 Let's Get Complex With Encana Corporation (ECA) And Cree, Inc. (CREE)

For the quarter, shares have been noted at -14.88%. Quantitative Systematic Strategies LLC purchased a new position in shares of Encana Corporation during the second quarter worth $118,000. Encana Corporation reported earnings per share of $0.04 in the same quarter last year, which would suggest a positive year over year growth rate of 75%.

Business Mortgage Rates Little-Moved by Central Bank Speakers
Author: 0 Mortgage Rates Little-Moved by Central Bank Speakers

The rate for the 15-year FRM was unchanged at 3.16%, well above the year-ago level of 2.74%. and the 5-year Treasury-indexed hybrid adjustable-rate mortgage (ARM) inched up one basis point from a week earlier to 3.17%. 30 year refinance FHA fixed rate loan interest rates at the bank are being offered for 4.625% yielding an April of 5.682% today. The 15-year FRM rate is 3.23% - down 4 basis points from last week, and the5/1 ARM is up 1 basis point to 3.50%.

Author: 0 Liberty Global PLC (LBTYA) Director Sells $2925900.00 in Stock

The stock increased 0.43% or $0.14 on August 25, reaching $32.74. About 991,563 shares traded. About shares traded. Liberty Global plc - Class A Ordinary Shares (NASDAQ:LBTYA) has declined 3.90% since August 24, 2016 and is downtrending. The rating was maintained by Wedbush on Wednesday, July 19 with "Buy". Keefe Bruyette & Woods downgraded Walker & Dunlop, Inc. As per Thursday, July 20, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies.

Business Starbucks Corporation (SBUX) Shares Bought by Bristol Gate Capital Partners Inc
Author: 0 Starbucks Corporation (SBUX) Shares Bought by Bristol Gate Capital Partners Inc

Atlanta Capital Management Co Llc increased Starbucks Corp ( SBUX ) stake by 10.27% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Norris Perne & French Llp acquired 88,520 shares as Starbucks Corp Com (SBUX)'s stock rose 6.99%. Gofen & Glossberg Limited Co Il stated it has 3,940 shares. Franklin Resource holds 0% or 6,647 shares. On the close of 08/24/2017 Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) dropped -0.26% to hit $53.94.

Business Janet Yellen and Mario Draghi Warn Against Regulatory Cuts, Trade Moves
Author: 0 Janet Yellen and Mario Draghi Warn Against Regulatory Cuts, Trade Moves

It's unclear if President Donald Trump -a sharp critic of the Dodd-Frank regulatory overhaul spurred by the 2008 financial crisis -will nominate her for another term or if Yellen is interested in serving one. Ordinarily, the US economy comes screaming out of a sharp downturn such as the one that occurred in 2007-2008. Exporters attracted buyers, as the dollar was steady at 109.540 yen after gaining 0.5 percent overnight.

Author: 0 IShares MSCI Emerging Markets Small-Cap (EEMS) Rises 0.91% for Aug 25

The Williams Percent Range or Williams %R is a technical indicator that was created to measure overbought and oversold market conditions. Digging deeper into some additional technical signals, presently, iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (EEM) has a 14-day ATR of 0.42.

Author: 0 Janet Yellen defends U.S. regulations

Her comments will be seen as a warning to the White House not to water down regulations put in place after the crisis. Ms Yellen's speech will also come as a disappointment to market-watchers who had been hoping she might give a signal on when the Fed next plans to raise interest rates or on when it plans to start unwinding its $1tn worth of asset purchases - Quantitative Easing in the jargon - carried out since the crisis.

Business Analysts Expect Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc
Author: 0 Analysts Expect Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc

Piper Jaffray maintained Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) on Friday, August 11 with "Buy" rating. The company has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of $17.72. raised its position in shares of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International by 12.8% in the second quarter. Intact Invest Mngmt holds 163,600 shares. Us Bank & Trust De holds 0.26% or 628,919 shares in its portfolio.

Business Right wing group cancels San Francisco rally over violence warnings
Author: 0 Right wing group cancels San Francisco rally over violence warnings

Update: On Friday evening Patriot Prayer called off their rally in San Francisco after indicating that it no longer seemed "safe". Pegged as a "freedom rally", Joey Gibson, leader of Patriot Prayer , says that despite the claims critics have made, his group doesn't actually harbor any racist views.

Author: 0 BMO Capital Maintains "Hold" Rating, Sees $235.0/Share; Veritable LP Upped

Todd Asset Management Llc increased Te Connectivity Ltd. (NYSE:TEL) stake by 217,027 shares to 764,863 valued at $52.99 million in 2016Q4. The stock rose 0.29% or $0.09 reaching $31.33. ( NASDAQ:CTXS ), 10 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 64% are positive. On average, analysts forecast that Cisco Systems, Inc . will post $2.43 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Business Pure Storage, Inc. (NASDAQ:PSTG) To Release Earnings
Author: 0 Pure Storage, Inc. (NASDAQ:PSTG) To Release Earnings

But it also holds a weak IBD composite rating of 55 out of a possible 99. According to the Recommendation Trends of the stock polled by Finviz, the company has a consensus recommendation of 2.3 out of the scale from 1 to 5 where 1 stands for Buy and 5 means Sell.

Business Price Target Analysis United Continental Holdings, Inc. (UAL)
Author: 0 Price Target Analysis United Continental Holdings, Inc. (UAL)

The stock rose 0.23% or $0.15 reaching $65.33 per share. In this case, shares are 38.96% higher from $46.68, the worst price in 52 weeks suffered on August 26, 2016, but are collecting gains at -14.23% for the past six months. (NYSE:JPM) on Monday, April 25 to "Hold" rating. (NYSE:ACC) or 137,911 shares. Gareth Morgan Invs Ltd Partnership reported 1.83% of its portfolio in JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Author: 0 Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC) Given Media Impact Rating of 0.14

Marathon Oil Corp now has $9.34 billion valuation. EPS ratio determined by looking at last 12 month figures is 1.69. About 7.08M shares traded. Menta Limited Com has invested 0.12% in Marathon Petroleum Corp (NYSE:MPC). Texas Permanent School Fund holds 0.11% of its portfolio in Marathon Petroleum Corp (NYSE:MPC) for 158,114 shares. Therefore 32% are positive. Marathon Petroleum Corp (NYSE:MPC) has risen 46.20% since August 26, 2016 and is uptrending.

Author: 0 Fed Chair Yellen Rejects Trump Bank Deregulation

The Straits Times Index (STI) teetered between positive and negative sessions all week, heading into the weekend at 3,259.57. Indeed, at 1.09%, the Aussie is now on track to record its smallest weekly trading range since late December 2014.

Author: 0 United States oil inventories down by 3.3 mln bbls

It has reached as high as $54.45 and as low as $42.53. I will remain Bullish Brent Crude, and WTI Crude Oil while they are trading above 47 and 46 respectively. Prices gained 58 cents, or 1.2 percent, to $48.41 on Wednesday . The statistics, released August 23 by the Texas Alliance of Energy Producers, were part of the driving force that led to another monthly increase for the Texas Petro Index (TPI), a composite index based on upstream economic indicators such as production volumes, ...

Business US Dollar Falls Ahead Of Yellen's Speech
Author: 0 US Dollar Falls Ahead Of Yellen's Speech

More recently, Trump has spoken approvingly of Yellen , telling the Wall Street Journal he has "a lot of respect for her" and that she is doing a good job. "So, clearly, to foster a dynamic global economy we need to resist protectionist urges". She added that economic research indicates that "reforms have made the system safer".

Author: 0 BidaskClub Upgrades WEC Energy Group, Inc

Here is WEC Energy Group, Inc . On 08/23/2017 close, CenterPoint Energy, Inc. Institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. On Tuesday, September 8 the stock rating was upgraded by Wells Fargo to "Outperform". The count of Hold ratings in that period was 6. Over the trailing year, the stock is underperforming the S&P 500 by 6.62, and it's gotten there by action that has been less volatile on a day-to-day basis than most other stocks on the exchange.

Author: 0 American Airlines Group Inc. (AAL), Zillow Group, Inc. (Z)

Highland Mngmt Limited Liability Corporation has 0.22% invested in American Airlines Group Inc (NASDAQ:AAL) for 56,663 shares. Sentry Investment Management LLC bolstered its investment by buying 1,671 shares an increase of 1.5% from 03/31/2017 to 06/30/2017.

Business Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) Shares Cross 2% Yield Mark
Author: 0 Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) Shares Cross 2% Yield Mark

The shares price has directed -1.19% toward a lower level throughout previous year and swapped 2.31% toward a strong spot during past one month. Walgreens Boots Alliance (NASDAQ: WBA ) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, June 29th.

Business Bank Holiday getaway chaos looms as NINE MILLION Brits take
Author: 0 Bank Holiday getaway chaos looms as NINE MILLION Brits take

It follows a long weekend when no Southeastern services will operate to or from London Bridge, Waterloo East or Charing Cross. "But with the three major London stations closed there will be fewer services, queues are to be expected and trains that do run will be very busy".

Business AO Indicator Trending Lower For iShares CorpBdInterestRateHgd UCITS ETF EUR (IRCP.L)
Author: 0 AO Indicator Trending Lower For iShares CorpBdInterestRateHgd UCITS ETF EUR (IRCP.L)

There is a plentiful amount of information regarding the equity market. Sometimes this may work out positively, but it can also lead to significant losses and second guessing. Karp Capital Management Corp boosted its stake in Health Care SPDR (NYSE:XLV) by 316.4% during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Business USA durable goods orders hit by the plane-effect
Author: 0 USA durable goods orders hit by the plane-effect

But excluding transportation, orders for durable goods rose 0.5%, the third straight monthly gain. "As this rebound in capital spending appears sustained, we are forecasting another mid- single digit advance in business investment in the third quarter", the bank's economists said in a note to clients prior to the release of the data.

Business Vanguard Group Inc Buys A Lot More Gentex Corporation (GNTX) Stock
Author: 0 Vanguard Group Inc Buys A Lot More Gentex Corporation (GNTX) Stock

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) has declined 2.76% since August 21, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 10.02% the S&P500. The stock stands almost $4.34 off versus the 52-week high of $22.12 and $1.72 above the 52-week low of $16.06. Since March 13, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 1 sale for $13.79 million activity. 20,000 shares were sold by LANKLER DOUGLAS M, worth $693,200 on Thursday, March 2.

Business VW engineer jailed for emissions scandal
Author: 0 VW engineer jailed for emissions scandal

For each new model year from 2009 through 2016, Liang's co-conspirators continued to falsely and fraudulently certify to EPA and CARB that VW diesel vehicles met USA emissions standards and complied with the Clean Air Act, according to the plea agreement.

Business Cargill Invests In Futuristic Lab-Grown Meat
Author: 0 Cargill Invests In Futuristic Lab-Grown Meat

Memphis and other startups in the US and Europe are working on another route to assuage those concerns: Using cell-culture technology to grow meat from living animal tissue in stainless-steel cultivator tanks. It means meat that's grown directly from animals cells, but without the costs or hassle of dealing with actual livestock. It faces competition from startups like Hampton Creek , plant-based meat firm Impossible Foods, and Mosa Meat.

Business From ashes to ashes: Hire your own robot priest
Author: 0 From ashes to ashes: Hire your own robot priest

A "robot priest" wearing a Buddhist robe chants sutras at it beats a wooden fish during its demonstration at Life Ending Industry EXPO 2017 in Tokyo, Japan August 23, 2017. It also cost less at 50,000 yen (about $450) per funeral compared to more than 240,000 yen (NZ$3035) for a human priest. This gap of lack in priests, says Michio Inamura, Nissei's executive adviser, could well be taken care of by Pepper in times of need.