• Trump says he is `very, very close' to naming Fed chair

    Trump says he is `very, very close' to naming Fed chair

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    The show-of-hands survey, which Trump asked for during a closed-door lunch meeting Tuesday at the Capitol, pitted Federal Reserve governor Jerome Powell against Stanford University economist John Taylor , participants said. Cohn returned to Trump's good graces since then, but is not among the candidates considered finalists for the job. Some analysts suggest that fears that Taylor would bring an inflexible monetary policy with him to the Fed, as some Republicans in Congress hope, are ...
  • Analyst Earnings Predictions Coverage: PayPal Holdings, Inc. (PYPL)

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    PayPal Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:PYPL) reported its EPS in the last quarter as $0.46/Share beating the analyst estimate of $0.43/Share by a difference of $0.03. If you are reading this story on another website, it was stolen and republished in violation of U.S. and worldwide trademark and copyright laws. "(PYPL)" was originally posted by Ticker Report and is owned by of Ticker Report.
  • Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (NYSE:SWK) Under Analyst Spotlight

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    On Monday, September 21 the stock rating was initiated by Buckingham Research with "Neutral". The rating was maintained by William Blair on Tuesday, August 25 with "Buy". Since an alpha above 1 hints at more gains, investors can predict some further rally scope. Its down 0.53, from 1.41 in 2017Q1. Institutional ownership refers to the ownership stake in a company that is held by large financial organizations, pension funds or endowments.
  • (MRK) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from the Brokerages

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    The firm has a market cap of $172.91 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 34.33 and a beta of 0.80. Montrusco Bolton Invs holds 0.58% or 102,253 shares. It is positive, as 56 investors sold Merck KGaA shares while 612 reduced holdings. 111 funds opened positions while 603 raised stakes. Company shares last traded at $62.51 which is marginally lower than $64.55, the stock's 50 day moving average and which is just a bit below the 200 day moving average of $63.71.
  • PACCAR Inc. (PCAR) Shares Bought by The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company

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    It has been assigned a low target price of $64 and a high target price of $85. TH Capital downgraded ANI Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:ANIP) on Wednesday, February 22 to "Neutral" rating. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, November 14th will be given a $0.25 dividend. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.34%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, November 13th.
  • Worth Watching Stock Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT)

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    It has underperformed by 15.55% the S&P500. Gabalex Capital Management Llc decreased Wal ( WMT ) stake by 28.57% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. The return on invested capital is at 13.4%, which is good, compared to its peers. Prudential owns 3.40M shares for 0.12% of their portfolio. Morningstar, Inc. reiterated a neutral rating on shares of Wal-Mart Stores in a report on Wednesday, August 2nd.
  • Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (The) (IPG) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research

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    RealPage Inc (NASDAQ:RP) has risen 59.26% since October 22, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.92% the S&P500. The stock of RealPage Inc (NASDAQ:RP) earned "Buy" rating by Stephens on Thursday, August 3. Metropolitan Life Insur Communications Ny holds 205,130 shares. Nwq Mgmt Ltd Liability Co reported 1.98 million shares. Dudley & Shanley Llc owns 934,900 shares or 4.74% of their U.S.
  • Of Delaware Sells 3606 Shares of JP Morgan Chase & Co (JPM)

    Of Delaware Sells 3606 Shares of JP Morgan Chase & Co (JPM)

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    Court Place Advisors Ltd Liability Com has invested 1.03% in JPMorgan Chase & Co. The fund owned 308,540 shares of the financial services provider's stock after selling 6,975 shares during the quarter. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM). Private Bank & Trust Trust accumulated 50,111 shares. (NYSE:JPM) earned "Outperform" rating by BMO Capital Markets on Thursday, April 14.
  • Bay Area Uber driver shot after picking up passengers

    Bay Area Uber driver shot after picking up passengers

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    The Uber driver is not believed to have been an intended target, he said. Unfortunately the driver was struck, but fortunately suffered non-life threatening injuries. His two passengers escaped unharmed, ABC 7 reports . A black Toyota Corolla with an Uber decal on the back window was found next to the center divider in the westbound direction near El Camino Real "with several what looked to be like bullet holes", according to CHP spokesperson Vu Williams.
  • Climate Change Is Costing the US Billions

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    The Government Accountability Office used data from several federal agencies to estimate that the federal government has spent more than $350 billion over the last decade on disaster relief following weather events - including recent wildfires and hurricanes - costs that will rise sharply in coming years, according to the agency.
  • United Kingdom gambling sites must remove ads targeting children, regulators demand

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    The UK Gambling Commission, the Committee of Advertising Practice, the Advertising Standards Authority and the Remote Gambling Association have jointly written an open letter in response to the investigation, which alleges that a number of online gaming brands are using children's story characters such as Peter Pan and Jack and the Beanstalk to sell their services to minors.
  • Centene Corporation (CNC) Shares Sold by Tributary Capital Management LLC

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    The firm had revenue of $11.90 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $11.75 billion. The United Kingdom-based Ardevora Asset Management Llp has invested 1.05% in the stock. Short shares grew 151,224 over that timeframe. Davidson Kempner Cap Mngmt L P reported 1.40M shares stake. Guardian Life Insur Company Of America reported 0% stake.
  • Barrick Gold Corp (ABX) Analysts See $0.24 EPS

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    The stock last traded at $16.03 which is slightly below $16.77, the 50 day moving average and which is just a bit below the 200 day moving average of $16.85. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with "Buy" rating and $21.0 target in Monday, September 25 report. The stock has "Overweight" rating by Pacific Crest on Friday, January 20.
  • World wine production 'to hit 50-year low'

    World wine production 'to hit 50-year low'

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    Earlier this month, Thierry Coste of the Copa-Cogenca farmer's union told reporters that this is "the lowest (European) harvest that we have seen since World War II", according to Agence France-Presse . Outside of Europe, however, the picture is less alarming, with Australian levels up 6% and substantial increases in South American wine production.
  • Auto Industry to Washington Pols: Keep NAFTA in place

    Auto Industry to Washington Pols: Keep NAFTA in place

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    Some appreciate the realities of NAFTA's economics and the importance of viewing the free trade agreement from a holistic business perspective rather than as a reality TV script. Ann Wilson, senior vice president government affairs of the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association added: "NAFTA is working by keeping American businesses competitive and hiring here in the U.S.
  • Danaher Corporation (DHR) Ownership Decreased by State Treasurer State Of Michigan

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    The company is so far trading up from yesterday's close of 90.1. The average estimate of 11 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 95 cents per share. The firm has "Sell" rating given on Friday, August 7 by JP Morgan. The firm has "Overweight" rating by Morgan Stanley given on Friday, October 6. Goldman Sachs upgraded the shares of CF in report on Monday, March 20 to "Buy" rating.
  • Texas Instruments Incorporated (TXN) Offers Solid Outlook As Q3 Earnings Beat

    Texas Instruments Incorporated (TXN) Offers Solid Outlook As Q3 Earnings Beat

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    Other hedge funds have also modified their holdings of the company. Catalyst Capital Advisors Llc increased Ishares (EWQ) stake by 29,992 shares to 187,866 valued at $5.40M in 2017Q2. Texas Instruments Incorporated has a one year low of $66.80 and a one year high of $96.74. According to these analysts, the Low Revenue Estimate for Texas Instruments Inc.is 3.9 Billion and the High Revenue Estimate is 4.03 Billion.