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Economy

Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving did not want to answer questions about former Cleveland Cavaliers teammate LeBron James at Celtics media day on Monday. The regular season will be here before we know it. This is another reason why James is such a hero to me (and many others). But we still have problems just like everybody else and, when we have them, we have to figure out a way how we in this country (can solve them), not one individual.
  • Stocks sluggish amid North Korea nerves, euro weakens

    Stocks sluggish amid North Korea nerves, euro weakens

    Economy

    On Tuesday, Yellen is scheduled to speak on "Prospects for Growth: Reassessing the Fundamentals" at 12:45 p.m. (1645 GMT). The S&P 500 and Nasdaq closed slightly higher on Friday as worries about the Graham-Cassidy proposal to reform USA health insurance eased and investors shrugged off concerns about North Korea.
  • Arbor Realty Trust (NYSE:ABR) Experiences Heavier than Average Trading Volume

    Economy

    Jefferies Group also issued estimates for Physicians Realty Trust's Q4 2017 earnings at $0.27 EPS, Q1 2018 earnings at $0.28 EPS, Q2 2018 earnings at $0.29 EPS, Q3 2018 earnings at $0.28 EPS, Q4 2018 earnings at $0.27 EPS, FY2018 earnings at $1.11 EPS, Q1 2019 earnings at $0.28 EPS, Q2 2019 earnings at $0.27 EPS and FY2019 earnings at $1.10 EPS.
  • Japan's Shinzo Abe calls snap elections, seeks constitutional reform

    Japan's Shinzo Abe calls snap elections, seeks constitutional reform

    Economy

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says he will dissolve parliament's lower house on Thursday for a snap election, seeking a mandate to stick to his tough stance towards North Korea and rebalance the social security system. The road ahead won't be easy for Abe as he has to deal with an ageing population with 28 percent over 65 years, ballooning debt, slowing economy and North Korea's threat to sink Japan into the sea.
  • NXP Semiconductors NV (NXPI) EPS Estimated At $1.49

    Economy

    The stock rose 0.31% or $0.35 reaching $112.99 per share. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. 44,470 are owned by Thrivent Finance For Lutherans. Veritable Limited Partnership invested in 0.01% or 5,759 shares. Investors sentiment increased to 1.41 in Q2 2017.
  • The overwhelming majority of popular tourist destinations are in Asia

    The overwhelming majority of popular tourist destinations are in Asia

    Economy

    Rounding out the top three spots is London, which is forecast to receive 20.01 million worldwide overnight visitors by the end of 2017, and Paris , which trails at an estimated 16.13 million. One of the biggest losers this year is London, where the fallout from Brexit is expected to result in negative growth (-5 per cent) in tourist spending.
  • Carnival Corp (CCL) Position Raised by Financial Counselors Inc

    Carnival Corp (CCL) Position Raised by Financial Counselors Inc

    Economy

    Net revenue yield, a closely watched metric that measures spending per person per available berth, rose 5.5 percent in the third quarter on a constant currency basis. Investors of record on Friday, February 24th were paid a dividend of $0.35 per share. Carnival Corporation's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 42.55%.
  • Frontier Airlines announces new service from Jacksonville Airport

    Frontier Airlines announces new service from Jacksonville Airport

    Economy

    The fares must be purchased by 11:59 p.m. September 27 for travel through June 13, 2018. However, the flights out of Jacksonville don't start until 2018. Arrive JAX: 4:24 p.m. F9 1955 Depart JAX: 5:15 p.m. The nonstop flight to San Francisco will be offered Mondays, Wednesdays Fridays and Saturdays.
  • Analyzing Analyst Recommendations: Ascena Retail Group, Inc. (ASNA), Yamana Gold Inc. (AUY)

    Economy

    Guardian Life Insurance Company Of America has 0% invested in Harley-Davidson Inc (NYSE:HOG) for 396 shares. Telsey Advisory Group maintained Ascena Retail Group Inc (NASDAQ: ASNA ) rating on Wednesday, June 1. The firm earned "Neutral" rating on Tuesday, September 20 by Citigroup. The stock of Ascena Retail Group Inc (NASDAQ: ASNA ) earned "Outperform" rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, January 15.
  • SEC chair to face grilling

    SEC chair to face grilling

    Economy

    Clayton originally had been scheduled to discuss capital market reform at his first hearing before the committee since being formally appointed in May, but his pro-growth agenda is likely to eclipsed by the breach of the SEC's EDGAR database, Congressional sources said.
  • Uber to announce it's leaving Quebec due to stricter government rules

    Uber to announce it's leaving Quebec due to stricter government rules

    Economy

    On Friday, Transport Minister Laurent Lessard agreed to renew a pilot project, implemented previous year, that allows the ride-hailing company to operate in the province. The extension of the pilot project would also include an inspection every 12 months for vehicles carrying customers. The move affects Quebec cities including Montreal, the country's second-largest city, and Quebec City.
  • Bass Pro completes $4B acquisition of Cabela's

    Bass Pro completes $4B acquisition of Cabela's

    Economy

    Johnny Morris founded Bass Pro Shops in 1972, in the back of his father's Greene County liquor store. Customers can exchange gift cards from either store for an equal amount, either at a store customer service or by calling Bass Pro Shops at 1-800-211-6440 or Cabela's at 1-800-237-4444.
  • New home sales fall 3.4% in August

    New home sales fall 3.4% in August

    Economy

    The decline brought the sales rate to its lowest level in since December while prices fell and inventories rose. Home sales for properties priced above $750,000 accounted for 6% of all new home sales in both July and August. The agency said survey responses were lower than usual in areas of Texas and Florida affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, potentially affecting the latest data.
  • Dyson -- yes, that Dyson -- is working on an electric vehicle

    Dyson -- yes, that Dyson -- is working on an electric vehicle

    Economy

    LONDON-Dyson Ltd., the British technology company known for its high-end vacuum cleaners and ubiquitous hand dryers, said Tuesday that it was developing an electric auto to hit roads by 2020 or 2021. Dyson has hired several notable Aston Martin execs over the a year ago as well as Tesla's Ricardo Reyes. Wyer confirmed his exit from Aston Martin on professional social media site LinkedIn, saying: "So, after 22 years at Aston Martin, today is my last day as I leave one great company to ...
  • SAP To acquire Gigya, For Reportedly $350M

    SAP To acquire Gigya, For Reportedly $350M

    Economy

    Gigya has been an SAP Hybris partner since 2013 - prior to Hybris' acquisition by SAP - with customers using an extension from SAP Hybris and Gigya . According to Reuters The acquisition beefs up SAP's ability to help companies doing business in Europe to comply with privacy regulations such as the EU's upcoming General Data Protection Regulation.
  • Atrium European Real Estate Ltd (ATRBF): KAMA Trending Higher on This Stock

    Economy

    Among 5 analysts covering Alexandria Real Estate Equities Inc. Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of the company. If the price trends higher and the MFI trends lower (or vice versa), a reversal may be imminent. The company has market cap of $11.07 billion. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $10.71 and a 200-day moving average price of $12.27.
  • Dubai conducts first test flight of self-flying taxi

    Dubai conducts first test flight of self-flying taxi

    Economy

    Safety features for the two-seater air taxi include emergency parachutes and nine independent battery systems, according to Dubai's Road and Transport Authority (RTA). Though it is not yet known exactly when the service will launch, passengers will be able to book flights using a smart mobility app. Trial operations will take place during this time, and USA company JDA Aviation will oversee preparations for the AAT flights and manage safety.
  • Pace of price gains on home resales continues to slow

    Pace of price gains on home resales continues to slow

    Economy

    Cities like Seattle, Portland, Oregon and Las Vegas experienced the greatest increases during the month, with prices in Seattle rising 13.5 percent year-over-year. Average home prices for July remain comparable to their levels in the winter of 2007. Home prices may also get a boost in coming months after hurricanes Harvey and Irma reduced housing supply in parts of Texas and Florida.
  • Revenue Forecast of Pitney Bowes Inc. (PBI)

    Economy

    It has underperformed by 32.15% the S&P500. Cutler Capital Management Llc decreased its stake in Hci Group (HCI) by 17.32% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. The firm attains analyst recommendation of 2.20 on scale of 1-5 with week's performance of 3.67%. The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Monday, May 15 by Sidoti.
  • PayPal Holdings, Inc. (PYPL) Shares Bought by Pittenger & Anderson Inc

    PayPal Holdings, Inc. (PYPL) Shares Bought by Pittenger & Anderson Inc

    Economy

    Sigma Planning Corp boosted its holdings in PayPal Holdings by 0.4% in the second quarter. Dillon & Associates has an ownership of 59,595 stocks of the credit services provider's shares valued at $3,218,000 following purchasing an extra 7,565 shares through out the previous quarter, Lastly, Fiduciary Trust boosted its stake in stocks of PayPal Holdings by 48.7% through out the 2nd period.
  • Kornitzer Capital Management Inc. KS Trims Position in Colgate-Palmolive Company (CL)

    Kornitzer Capital Management Inc. KS Trims Position in Colgate-Palmolive Company (CL)

    Economy

    Ing Groep Nv who had been investing in Colgate Palmolive Co for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $62.71B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.25% or $0.18 on September 22, reaching $71.19. They expect $-0.03 EPS, up 25.00% or $0.01 from last year's $-0.04 per share. The 1 year EPS growth rate is 78.60%. A rating of 4 or 5 would represent a Sell recommendation.
  • Blackstart Capital LP Acquires Shares of 405222 Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI)

    Blackstart Capital LP Acquires Shares of 405222 Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI)

    Economy

    Karpas Strategies LLC now owns 100,715 shares of the pipeline company's stock valued at $2,190,000 after purchasing an additional 550 shares in the last quarter. (NYSE: KMI ) by 12.3% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). (NYSE: KMI ), with 7 analysts believing it is a strong buy.