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The unemployment rate remained stuck at 4.1 percent for the fourth straight month, but more relevant to workers, wages increased solidly for the second month, improving by 9 cents an hour after an 11-cent increase in December, and 75 cents for the past 12 months, an improvement of 2.9 percent.
  • Fed stands pat on rates, clears way for March hike

    Fed stands pat on rates, clears way for March hike

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    So it is impressive that the Fed has materially lifted rates and tightened policy, as well as settled on and started a plan to shave trillions from its balance sheet, all without upsetting the progress made on growth and improving the labor markets.
  • IFG Advisory LLC Invests $409000 in Freeport-McMoRan Inc (FCX)

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    The company has a market cap of $28.08 Billion. The stock increased 0.91% or $13.07 during the last trading session, reaching $1450.89. The target implies a 237.24% spike from where the shares are now trading. The rating was upgraded by S&P Research to "Hold" on Tuesday, September 1. Moreover, Grassi Inv Mngmt has 0.14% invested in Freeport-McMoRan Inc. Citigroup has "Neutral" rating and $16 target.
  • Insider Trading in Focus: Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC)

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    The stock increased 0.06% or $0.095 during the last trading session, reaching $167.525. Marathon Oil Corporation ( MRO ) finalized the Tuesday at price of $18.06 after traded 12467494 shares. San Francisco Sentry Invest Gru (Ca) has 454 shares. Virginia Retirement Sys Et Al invested in 0.16% or 239,646 shares. Marathon Oil Corporation (MRO ) will report its next earnings on Feb 14 AMC.
  • Just the Facts on Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD)

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    It has underperformed by 17.10% the S&P500. (NASDAQ:GILD) as Buy, 1 analysts given Outperform signal, 3 reported Hold, and 0 analysts rated the stock as Sell. Punch Card Management Lp sold 61,582 shares as the company's stock rose 1.94% with the market. Shares for $6.05M were sold by MARTIN JOHN C. $2.37 million worth of stock was sold by Alton Gregg H on Thursday, January 11.
  • Recommendation Trends for: Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (SIRI)

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    Similar to the previous quarter, high costs are likely to hurt the company's bottom line in the fourth quarter of 2017 as well. Taking a step further, the 26.46 will indicate how the company is expected to do going forward. When looking at Sirius XM Holdings Inc., the first item you can quickly note is the 31.98, which will give you a multiple that can be use to compare Sirius XM Holdings Inc.
  • Vodafone group revenue dips over €400 million on the year

    Vodafone group revenue dips over €400 million on the year

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    At December 31st, 2017, mobile postpaid customers represented 40 per cent, and prepaid customers 60 per cent of the total mobile base, compared to 41 per cent and, respectively, 59 per cent in the same period previous year. Overall, Vodafone now has 14.2 million broadband customers in Europe, up 1.2 million over the last 12 months. Shares in Vodafone (LON:VOD) have lost ground in London this morning as the company revealed a drop in its total revenue for the quarter ended December 31.
  • KeyCorp Comments on Amazon.com, Inc.'s Q4 2018 Earnings

    KeyCorp Comments on Amazon.com, Inc.'s Q4 2018 Earnings

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    It has outperformed by 27.42% the S&P500. Zweig-Dimenna Associates Llc increased Amazon Com Inc ( AMZN ) stake by 69.47% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. The company was maintained on Monday, November 20 by Nomura. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with "Outperform" rating and $705 target in Friday, September 11 report.
  • No, India Won't Ban Bitcoin and Will Embrace Blockchain Technology Too

    No, India Won't Ban Bitcoin and Will Embrace Blockchain Technology Too

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    The government, he added, will explore the use of blockchain technology to add muscle to the digital economy. " Bitcoin is never considered as an alternative currency in India, so the government's stand is on the expected lines". There is no central bank that decides when and how many more cryptocurrency to produce. "The price of bitcoin and other VCs therefore is entirely a matter of mere speculation resulting in spurt and volatility in their prices", the finance ministry said last ...
  • The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company Setting The Table For Earnings

    The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company Setting The Table For Earnings

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    About 365,886 shares traded. Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (The) had a return on equity of 36.28% and a net margin of 7.85%. It has outperformed by 15.29% the S&P500.The move comes after 8 months negative chart setup for the $5.19B company. State Of Wisconsin Investment Board has 8,942 shares. It also reduced Vanguard World Fds (VCR) stake by 3,620 shares and now owns 3,154 shares. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the company's ...
  • Exxon Mobil (XOM) Given a $83.00 Price Target at JPMorgan Chase & Co

    Exxon Mobil (XOM) Given a $83.00 Price Target at JPMorgan Chase & Co

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    It has outperformed by 27.69% the S&P500. The stock increased 1.49% or $1.3 during the last trading session, reaching $88.6. About 5.98M shares traded. Beck Mack & Oliver Limited Company invested in 296,736 shares or 0.8% of the stock . Natixis reported 0% stake. Investors of record on Monday, February 12th will be issued a dividend of $0.77 per share.
  • Sizzling Stock Touches New Recent High: Eaton Corporation plc (NYSE:ETN)

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    The stock increased 0.01% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $84.75. The company had a trading volume of 331,555 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,371,186. Shares are clocking price at $4.84 with change of 3.20%. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.96 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.99, from 1.41 in 2017Q2. Several research analysts have commented on ETN shares.
  • Budget 2018: FM Arun Jaitley proposes 4% health & education cess

    Budget 2018: FM Arun Jaitley proposes 4% health & education cess

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    After today's announcement, people are getting scared. Speaking about the Rs 1.48 lakh crore capex in the railways, Goyal said, "The government is drastically scaling up investments by nearly three times to Rs 1,46,500 crore in 2018-19 as against Rs 53,989 crore in 2013-14".
  • Hewson Sells 19000 Shares of Lockheed Martin Co. (LMT) Stock

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    West Face Capital Inc who had been investing in Hudson Technologies Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $264.01 million market cap company. Investors of record on Thursday, March 1st will be paid a $2.00 dividend. The company has a quick ratio of 0.95, a current ratio of 1.32 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 6.56.
  • Analyst's Ratings : Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE:COG)

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    EOG Resources is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation, indicating that it is now the more affordable of the two stocks. First Tru Advsrs Ltd Partnership has 0% invested in OceanFirst Financial Corp. Rbo Company Limited Liability Company holds 1.67% or 51,840 shares in its portfolio.
  • Advisors Asset Management Inc. Sells 29677 Shares of Intel Co

    Advisors Asset Management Inc. Sells 29677 Shares of Intel Co

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    About 41.62 million shares traded or 25.94% up from the average. It has outperformed by 1.89% the S&P500. Caz Investments Lp decreased its stake in 3M Company (MMM) by 47.34% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. FBN Securities maintained Apple Inc. (NYSE:C) has "Market Perform" rating given on Monday, April 18 by Wood. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Wednesday, October 19 by Nomura.
  • United Kingdom house prices surged in Jan as few homes come to market

    United Kingdom house prices surged in Jan as few homes come to market

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    Meanwhile, the average price of a home reached £211,756 last month. It would seem that prices have held strong as we've started 2018 with the annual rate of house price growth at 3.2% in January, versus 2.6% in December. But even with the stamp duty abolition for most first time buyers, he still thinks this group is struggling with affordability. As we've seen a series of "mini booms" in the previous year in areas outside of London, with the North West, East Anglia and Midlands seeing ...
  • Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) By The Numbers

    Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) By The Numbers

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    Given that its average daily volume over the 30 days has been 0.18 million shares a day, this signifies a pretty significant change over the norm. The Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at 7%. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.87 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.15, from 1.02 in 2017Q2. Several other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in GM.