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Stocks open slightly lower on Wall Street


Japan's Nikkei rose more than 1 percent to hit a near two-year high on Tuesday following a rebound in USA hi-tech shares as investors bet on solid growth in the economy and corporate profits globally. Its customers have been shifting toward higher-price products, such as leather, that mean bigger profits for the company. France's CAC40 Index shed 0.3 percent, while Germany's DAX Index decreased 0.6 percent, and the UK's FTSE 100 Index fell 0.7 percent. Read More »

US core capital goods orders, shipments slip in May


They were previously reported to have risen 0.1 percent. Economists surveyed by The Wall Street Journal had expected a more modest 0.4% decline last month. The unemployment rate fell to a 16-year low of 4.3 percent in May. The report said durable goods orders tumbled by 1.1 percent in May after slumping by 0.9 percent in April. Read More »

United Kingdom supermarkets may bring in 'surge pricing'


Retail experts predict that fixed prices in shops will be pretty much non-existent in five years, the Mirror reports. Tesco , Sainsbury's and Morrisons are all testing electronic pricing systems, says the Sunday Telegraph , which would, for example, let the retailers set timed exclusives and meal deals, perhaps better channeling in their customers throughout the day and relieving crunches around meal times. Read More »

Romania: president, political parties in talks over new PM


As party leader, Dragnea normally would be prime minister, but in 2016 he was convicted of vote-rigging which disqualifies him from holding the post. The nomination comes after last week the government led by Sorin Grindeanu lost a no-confidence vote requested by PSD, which withdrew its support for the six-month old coalition cabinet citing poor performance. Read More »

Macron Marches on as His Party Wins Large Majority in French Parliament


BREXIT WORRIES: Brexit negotiations start on Monday, with question marks over Britain's approach after Prime Minister Theresa May lost her parliamentary majority in an election meant to strengthen her hand in the talks. The turnout represented "a collective failure" for France's political class, he said. The new parliament will be almost six years younger on average, have a record 224 women lawmakers, and will be strikingly more varied in background - if politically less experienced. Read More »

Daniel Loeb's hedge fund takes $3.5B Nestle stake


Nestle said on June 15 it would explore strategic options, including a potential sale, of its US confectionery business. Founded in 1995 by Loeb, Third Point in April said it took a stake in Honeywell International Inc and called for the industrial manufacturer to spin off its aerospace business. Read More »

Microsoft Corp Com (MSFT) Position Maintained by North Star Investment Management Corp


It has outperformed by 17.82% the S&P500. Murphy Oil Corporation is an gas and oil exploration and production company. Senzar Asset Management Llc bought 27,600 shares as the company's stock declined 56.35% while stock markets rallied. Among 29 analysts covering Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT), 24 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 4 Hold. Also, Director William H. Gates III sold 2,500,000 shares of Microsoft Corporation stock in a transaction on Tuesday, May 2nd. Read More »

Citigroup Inc. Reaffirms "Neutral" Rating for Tate & Lyle PLC (TATE)

Therefore 73% are positive. Masonite International had 16 analyst reports since August 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. BNP Paribas maintained it with "Neutral" rating and GBX 355 target in Friday, November 20 report. On Wednesday, November 30 the stock rating was maintained by Peel Hunt with "Buy". (NYSE:T) has "Outperform" rating given on Saturday, September 5 by Oppenheimer. Read More »

Mauritania Airlines Orders One Boeing 737 MAX 8

The European planemaker has seen arch-rival Boeing grab most of the headlines so far, but could turn to one of its top buyers as a potential wild card for the show, industry sources said. Kuwaiti lessor ALAFCO announced a commitment for 20 MAX 8s and Tokyo-based Japan Investment Adviser Co., which has an aircraft leasing unit, committed to buy 10 MAX 8s. Read More »

Brokers Ratings on: The Coca-Cola Company (KO)


On the last trading day, The Coca-Cola Company (KO ) gained 0.42% closing at the price of $45.32 while the previous close of KO was $45.13. The stock had a trading volume of 10,015,163 shares. Legacy Private Trust Company, Wisconsin-based fund reported 17,620 shares. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.87 in Q4 2016. Salem Invest Counselors has invested 0.63% of its portfolio in The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO). Read More »

Trump scrambles for GOP health votes; budget score looms


Susan Collins of ME said it would be "very difficult" for President Trump and GOP leaders to get her support this week for the Senate's health care bill. The Senate's bill includes deep cuts to Medicaid and fundamentally reshapes that program from an open-ended government commitment to a system of capped federal payments that limit federal spending. Read More »

Takata files for bankruptcy as air bag recalls bite


The settlement of around 1 billion US dollars included compensation for the victims of the faulty airbag inflators, and the mounting recall costs of which have also been shouldered by Takata's clients including automakers such as Honda Motor Co., Volkswagen AG and Toyota Motor Corp. Read More »

Aries Merritt returns to world championships after kidney transplant


In the women's 100m semi-finals, 2016 Olympic silver medallist Tori Bowie cruised into her final in a time of 11.03sec. She was joined on the team for London by two OR collegians, Deajah Stevens and Ariana Washington. He watched from a restaurant as Bolt wiped out world records in the 100 and 200 metres. Rising star Christian Coleman eased into the final of the 100m at the US World Championship trials on Friday as hurdler Keni Harrison laid down a marker to her rivals with the fastest time ... Read More »

Morgan Sindall Group PLC (MGNS) Insider Sells 13174 Shares of Stock

D E Shaw & Inc invested in 97,920 shares or 0% of the stock. Cornerstone Capital Mngmt Hldg Ltd has 109,413 shares. This rating was released in a research report on 23 June. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.89 in Q4 2016. Legal & General Group Plc was downgraded to "underperform" by analysts at Macquarie. 26 funds opened positions while 51 raised stakes. Read More »

GOM Shut-Ins Lessen in Wake of Tropical Storm Cindy

Thursday afternoon, a twister rattled nerves, and scattered debris in Fairfield, Ala. just outside of Birmingham. "One of our safety concerns is alligators", said local neighborhood watch organizer Erin West. So far, people are coping, Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards said at a news conference. Slow-moving Cindy had formed as a tropical storm on Tuesday in the Gulf, causing widespread coastal highway and street flooding, and several short-lived tornadoes in the Gulf States. Read More »

Cheniere Energy, Inc. (LNG) Updated Broker Ratings


Companies may issue new shares and buy back their own shares. News headlines about Cheniere Energy Partners LP Holdings (NYSE:CQH) have been trending somewhat positive on Friday, according to Accern Sentiment. On average, equities research analysts forecast that Cheniere Energy, Inc. will post $0.40 EPS for the current fiscal year. Finally, PNC Financial Services Group Inc. Read More »

Italy makes 5.2B euros in resources to keep 2 banks afloat

As a part of the agreement, the branches of the two Veneto-based banks were to begin trading on Monday under the Intesa brand. Japan's Nikkei rose 0.1 per cent. "For global bank investors, the European banking sector and how to invest in it is very confusing, not uniform, and hard to predict". So the two banks will be closed down under national insolvency procedures, and the painful process of European Union bail-in - under which junior and senior bondholders absorb the losses - is ... Read More »

How PM Narendra Modi took swipes at Pakistan before meeting Donald Trump

India had carried out surgical strikes on terror launch pads in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir in September a year ago in response to Uri attack by Pakistani terrorists in Kashmir. "We are bound by worldwide laws". For us the concept of "Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam" - the world is one family - are not just words. Ford said in November that it will be the first automaker to import vehicles to the USA from India - starting in 2018. Read More »

Military details USS Fitzgerald collision


Adding to the confusion, a U.S. Navy official said it is sticking with the 2:20 a.m. timing for the crash that he said had been reported by the Fitzgerald . All three are awake and under observation, the Fleet said Saturday. Much of the destruction came to two berthing compartments where 116 of the crew sleep, Aucoin said . Read More »

BBA Aviation plc's (BBA) Overweight Rating Reiterated at JP Morgan Chase & Co

Drax Group Plc (LON:DRX)'s stock had its "overweight" rating reaffirmed by equities researchers at Barclays PLC in a report released on Sunday, reports. Da Davidson And stated it has 3,000 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Fdx Advsr holds 0.04% or 37,046 shares in its portfolio. Wells Fargo And Mn owns 553,903 shares. Read More »

GB Group (LON:GBG) New Price Targets

Among 8 analysts covering Masonite International ( NYSE:DOOR ), 8 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Jefferies maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Tuesday, November 1 report. Centrica plc is an energy and services company. The company has market cap of 777.96 million GBP. It has a 9.01 P/E ratio. The Company's divisions include De Beers, Platinum, Copper, Nickel, Niobium and Phosphates, Iron Ore and Manganese, Coal, and Corporate and other. Read More »

Tamil Nadu to bring out book of sample questions for students


Health Minister C Vijaya Bhaskar said that the remaining 15% of the seats will be reserved for students from CBSE and other boards. He questioned the basis for allotting 15% of medical seats for CBSE students, wondering how they, despite accounting for only 10% of the student population, could be allowed to walk away with 15% of the seats. Read More »