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Stevens said consumers should keep a close eye on their credit report and freeze their credit if they're anxious. Utah security agencies responded to the Equifax cyber-security breach. Equifax stores, tracks and rates the financial history of USA consumers. "Congress has a strong role to play in preventing such attacks on our financial and IT infrastructure, and must hold those entrusted with our most sensitive data to account", Lieu wrote.
  • Analytical Preview of Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY)

    Economy

    Morgan Stanley holds 0.18% or 7.58M shares. Eastern Bank acquired 23,597 shares as Occidental Petroleum Corp ( OXY)'s stock declined 8.50%. Therefore 91% are positive. BURGHER CEDRIC W . had bought 1,700 shares worth $101,745. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have assigned a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the stock.
  • Verastem, Inc. (VSTM) Rating Increased to Overweight at Cantor Fitzgerald

    Verastem, Inc. (VSTM) Rating Increased to Overweight at Cantor Fitzgerald

    Economy

    Verastem Inc said on Wednesday its drug to treat some types of blood cancer met the main goal of a late-stage study, sending the US drug developer's shares up as much as 44.5 percent. TFS Capital LLC purchased a new stake in Verastem during the 1st quarter worth about $113,000. Alpine Woods Capital Investors LLC bought a new stake in shares of Verastem in the 2nd quarter valued at about $109,000.
  • Florida Airports Stall As Too Many Flights All Try To Leave

    Florida Airports Stall As Too Many Flights All Try To Leave

    Economy

    Flightradar also revealed that the last flight out of Fort Lauderdale's airport will leave at 7:45 p.m. ET tonight. Hurricane Irma is expected to hit Florida this weekend. If it is unsafe or not possible to do so, they will be centrally located in the airport. Commercial flights cease Saturday, 9/9 @ 7:00pm. The airlines with the most flights canceled are Allegiant Travel Co.
  • Strike: FG, ASUU in crucial reconciliatory meeting

    Strike: FG, ASUU in crucial reconciliatory meeting

    Economy

    Based on our conclusions, the ASUU will consult with its members and revert to the government within one week. Also, Biodun Ogunyemi , ASUU president commended the ministers for the observations on the letters that were exchanged between the union and the government.
  • (MRK) jumped 0.6 percent in the last trading session

    Economy

    Therefore 28% are positive. 1607 Capital Partners Llc owns 1.13 million shares or 1% of their U.S. portfolio. Imperial Capital maintained the stock with "In-Line" rating in Friday, August 12 report. (NYSE:MRK). Loring Wolcott And Coolidge Fiduciary Advsr Limited Liability Partnership Ma owns 95,475 shares. The stock of Merck & Co., Inc. Arvest Bank & Trust Trust Division holds 0.02% or 3,675 shares in its portfolio.
  • Stock Trending Alert: General Motors Company (GM)

    Stock Trending Alert: General Motors Company (GM)

    Economy

    A P/B ratio of less than 1.0 can indicate that a stock is undervalued, while a ratio of greater than 1.0 may indicate that a stock is overvalued. As much as I like Ford Motor from a valuation and cash flow yield point of view, nothing fundamentally has actually changed for the auto company with the latest sales release.
  • Coca-Cola European Partners retains spot on Dow Jones Sustainability Index

    Coca-Cola European Partners retains spot on Dow Jones Sustainability Index

    Economy

    This year, the DJSI World evaluation process invited 88 companies to participate in the Machinery and Electrical Equipment category, 10 of which were admitted to the index. ASE is the only outsourced semiconductor assembly and test service provider to be included as an index component and also recognized as the semiconductor industry leader with strong ESG (environmental, social and governance) performance.
  • First Prosthetic Tattoo Gun Arm, World's Longest Eyelash And More

    First Prosthetic Tattoo Gun Arm, World's Longest Eyelash And More

    Economy

    In other Guinness World Records news, an 83-year-old great-grandfather from Los Angeles was named world's oldest bodybuilder and a Chinese woman was honored for having world's longest eyelash, at almost 5 inches. In total, they measure 5.4 meters long. The artist uses his prosthetic arm gun to blur and shade his work and customers are always amazed by the unique experience.
  • Barnes & Noble Education, Inc (BNED) Trades at New 52-Week Low

    Barnes & Noble Education, Inc (BNED) Trades at New 52-Week Low

    Economy

    News & Ratings Via Email - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for Barnes & Noble, Inc. If you are reading this report on another domain, it was illegally stolen and republished in violation of USA and worldwide trademark & copyright legislation.
  • Should You Buy Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) On Current Analyst Views?

    Economy

    Paradigm Asset Management Co. About 1.99 million shares traded. 04/09/2017 - Oppenheimer began new coverage on Synchrony Financial giving the company a "perform" rating. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $30.20 and a 200 day moving average price of $30.93. Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) has declined 10.35% since September 8, 2016 and is downtrending.
  • Rite Aid Corporation (RAD)- Making Way Towards North with Performance Booster

    Rite Aid Corporation (RAD)- Making Way Towards North with Performance Booster

    Economy

    ACI Worldwide, Inc. develops, markets, installs and supports a line of software services and products primarily focused on facilitating electronic payments. Voya Mgmt Ltd holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE: RAD ) for 430,402 shares. Cowen Group Incorporated holds 1.47 million shares or 0.5% of its portfolio.
  • Securities Commission cautions investors on risks of ICO schemes

    Securities Commission cautions investors on risks of ICO schemes

    Economy

    Bitcoin exchanges in China said Friday they have not received any notices of government-mandated shutdowns. Investors should be diligent and "carefully weigh the risks before parting with their monies", the regulator concludes. Deliberately over hyped by a nexus of extremely effective marketing, these assets are driving a neo-penny stock scam in the form of so-called " digital currency ".
  • TSX finishes lower on energy's Irma retreat

    TSX finishes lower on energy's Irma retreat

    Economy

    The Bank of Canada's overnight lending-rate hike to 1 per cent boosts Canadian banks' net interest margins, which is the difference between the money they earn on the loans they make and what they pay out to savers. The analyst Derek Holt, Bank of nova Scotia , is among those who have changed their forecast last week, mainly because the growth exceeds the forecasts of the Bank of Canada for a long time.
  • Florida Utilities Expect Millions Will Lose Power From Irma

    Florida Utilities Expect Millions Will Lose Power From Irma

    Economy

    The company, which serves about 10 million power customers across almost half of Florida, may have to physically rebuild parts of the power system, Gould said. Florida Power & Light Company said that about 430,000 customers were without power Sunday morning. At Gulf Power, a subsidiary of Southern Co. that serves just over 455,000 customers in Northwest Florida, spokesman Rick DelaHaya said the company was also keeping an eye on the storm in case it shifts closer to the Gulf.
  • Artisan Partners Limited Partnership Acquires 71330 Shares of Wells Fargo & Company

    Artisan Partners Limited Partnership Acquires 71330 Shares of Wells Fargo & Company

    Economy

    It has underperformed by 7.03% the S&P500. The auto loan scandal, broken by the New York Times earlier this month, revealed an internal Wells Fargo report that showed the bank had charged more than 800,000 people for auto insurance they did not need, leading 274,000 customers to become delinquent on their car loans and almost 25,000 to have their vehicles repossessed.
  • Putin hints at cutting more U.S. diplomats in Russian Federation

    Putin hints at cutting more U.S. diplomats in Russian Federation

    Economy

    Abe told reporters he wants to discuss the North Korea situation with Russian President Vladimir Putin and South Korean President Moon Jae In separately when they meet this week in Vladivostok . China and Russian Federation have advocated a " freeze for freeze " plan, where the United States and Seoul stop major military drills in exchange for North Korea halting its weapons programmes, but neither side is willing to budge.
  • U.S. defends Russian Federation posts closure after Kremlin vows to sue

    U.S. defends Russian Federation posts closure after Kremlin vows to sue

    Economy

    Sanctions have so far done little to stop North Korea boosting its nuclear and missile capacity as it faces off with US President Donald Trump, who has vowed to stop Pyongyang from being able to hit the US mainland with a nuclear weapon. Putin's argument that diplomacy is the only solution falls in line with China but goes slightly against the USA and South Korea. Japan's UN Ambassador Koro Bessho called for UNSC to adopt swiftly a new resolution with further robust sanction measures against ...