• Dominica braces for Hurricane Maria

    Dominica braces for Hurricane Maria

    Economy

    If Maria retains its strength, it would be the most powerful hurricane to hit Puerto Rico in 85 years, since a Category 4 storm swept the USA island territory in 1932, Hurricane Center spokesman Dennis Feltgen said . It had maximum sustained winds of 75 miles per hour (120 kph). Hurricane Maria is the second Category 5 hurricane to strike the Caribbean in the last two weeks.
  • TPG Telecom lifts profit but cuts dividend

    TPG Telecom lifts profit but cuts dividend

    Economy

    The group reported underlying revenue of $2.48 billion for the year ending 31 July 2017, up 4 percent from 2016's $2.38 billion. Its earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) increased 5 per cent on the prior year, to $890.8 million.
  • Pier 1 Imports' (PIR) "Hold" Rating Reaffirmed at KeyCorp

    Economy

    The SI to Pier 1 Imports Incorporated's float is 16.23%. The stock increased 15.04% or $0.68 on September 15, reaching $5.2. (NYSE: PIR ) was more active in the last trading session as around 4.84 million shares exchanged hands on Wall Street, representing an increase from its normal capacity of 1.74 million shares.
  • Equifax security breach brings new safety measures

    Equifax security breach brings new safety measures

    Economy

    As Cuomo explained on WNYC's The Brian Lehrer Show, banks and insurance companies are required to have cybersecurity protections in place when handling customer's sensitive data, like social security numbers and credit history. A NY state cybersecurity regulation, the first of its kind in the United States, took effect on March 1. But credit reporting companies are not required to have the same kind of security against potential data hackers.
  • Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) Trading Volume Significantly Higher

    Economy

    BlackRock Inc. increased its holdings in shares of Texas Instruments by 1,924.6% during the 1st quarter. About 10.33 million shares traded or 180.71% up from the average. Ascendiant Capital Markets maintained Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ: TXN ) rating on Thursday, July 23. The firm has "Buy" rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Tuesday, July 18.
  • Coca-Cola Company (The) (KO) Given Daily Media Impact Rating of 0.15

    Coca-Cola Company (The) (KO) Given Daily Media Impact Rating of 0.15

    Economy

    The expected KO's profit could reach $2.09B giving the stock 23.51 P/E in the case that $0.49 earnings per share is reported. The company was initiated on Tuesday, July 21 by Sterne Agee CRT. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 14th. The dividend yield will be $3.21. Coca-Cola Company (The)'s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is now 154.17%.
  • Wisconsin Man Caused Home Blast to Mask Wife Killing

    Wisconsin Man Caused Home Blast to Mask Wife Killing

    Economy

    WISC, our partners in Madison, originally reported that public records show the home was owned by Steven and Lee Anne Pirus since 2005. Police said the reckless-endangerment charge is because the explosion put neighbours at risk. While police are still trying to determine a motive for the alleged murder, they say they don't want to rule out financials and extra-marital issues.
  • Tropical Storm Maria Takes Aim at Caribbean Islands

    Tropical Storm Maria Takes Aim at Caribbean Islands

    Economy

    Other Leeward Islands are now under hurricane warnings , including Guadeloupe, Dominica , St. Kitts, Nevis and Montserrat. Puerto Rico is under a hurricane watch. AccuWeather Senior Meteorologist Alex Sosnowski said the destruction of vegetation in the northern Leeward and Virgin Islands means there is a much greater chance of unsafe mudslides and flash flooding , even if the eye of the storm passes by to the south.
  • Bremer Trust National Association Cuts Stake in Procter & Gamble Company (The) (PG)

    Economy

    Proctor & Gamble had 58 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Pritchard Capital on Wednesday, August 19 with "Sell". Invest Partners Limited Oh Adv reported 15,257 shares. Hancock has 10,120 shares. Bremer Trust National Association's holdings in Procter & Gamble Company (The) were worth $1,631,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.
  • Are Analysts Turning Critical? - Inphi Corporation (IPHI), Investors Bancorp, Inc. (ISBC)

    Economy

    Envestnet Asset Management reported 0% stake. The stock had a trading volume of 245,386 shares. Its down 20.36% from 5.08M shares previously. Xcel Energy Inc now has $24.81B valuation. S Squared Technology LLC grew its holdings in shares of Inphi Corporation (NYSE:IPHI) by 14.3% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
  • Comcast Corporation (CMCSA) Holdings Raised by Boston Advisors LLC

    Comcast Corporation (CMCSA) Holdings Raised by Boston Advisors LLC

    Economy

    The firm owned 932,744 shares of the cable giant's stock after selling 49,052 shares during the period. It has underperformed by 10.37% the S&P500. The Director now owns $916,097 of the stock per the Form 4 SEC filing. Engineers Gate Manager LP reported 0.19% in SYSCO Corporation (NYSE:SYY). Among 26 analysts covering Cyber-Ark Software ( NASDAQ:CYBR ), 17 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 9 Hold.
  • Sebi board meet today: 5 big-ticket issues likely to be taken up

    Sebi board meet today: 5 big-ticket issues likely to be taken up

    Economy

    SEBI has allowed Infrastructure Investment Trusts (InvITs) and Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) to raise funds by issuing debt securities. According to a Sebi statement released after its board meeting, the regulator has chose to amend the definition of "valuer" for both REITs and InvITs .
  • Longtime Cisco Chief To Step Down From Networker's Board

    Longtime Cisco Chief To Step Down From Networker's Board

    Economy

    John Chambers was named executive chairman on July 26, 2015. In his letter to the board, Chambers said, "Every transition we have gone through at Cisco has been a world class example of transparency and execution". It is looking to reduce its board size to 11 members from the annual general meeting in December, 10 of which will be independent directors. Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO ) is the worldwide technology leader that has been making the Internet work since 1984.
  • United Nations chief condemns North Korea's latest missile test

    United Nations chief condemns North Korea's latest missile test

    Economy

    The conversation was initiated by Japan. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson accused North Korea on Friday of threatening the entire world, after Pyongyang fired a missile over Japan for the second time in under a month in defiance of worldwide pressure over its missile and nuclear programs.
  • Brexit to be inflationary, BoE's Carney says

    Brexit to be inflationary, BoE's Carney says

    Economy

    David Bloom the global head of currency research at HSBC, said: "The Bank of England's unexpected hunger to join other G10 central banks in the race to the exit from accommodative monetary policy has given additional impetus to sterling, a currency that has happily ignored the political intrigue of Brexit throughout 2017".
  • Asian Stocks Rally Ahead Of Fed Meeting

    Asian Stocks Rally Ahead Of Fed Meeting

    Economy

    And now it's time for the Fed to begin selling that debt. The other policy decision on Yellen's agenda involves the Fed's so-called balance sheet. "The Fed has laid out a roadmap, and there is really a sense of relief to finally get it started".
  • New Dollar Tree CEO: 6 Things to Know About Gary Philbin

    Economy

    Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: DLTR ). Dollar Tree has an average rating of "Hold" and an average target price of $88.04. Marriott International, Inc. has 375.95 million shares outstanding, and in the last trade has seen ATR around 1.88.
  • Which insiders are buying Vipshop Holdings Limited (VIPS)?

    Economy

    Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating , three have given a hold rating and eight have issued a buy rating to the company's stock. The current price change puts the market capitalization at $5.94 bln. Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC now owns 158,655 shares of the technology company's stock worth $1,674,000 after acquiring an additional 127,556 shares in the last quarter.