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Australia Day: Thousands protest 'European invasion'


This year, an estimated 60,000 protesters gathered in Melbourne in objection, which was thought to have outnumbered the amount of people who attended the official Australia Day procession in the city. I mean we've got a lot to celebrate", he said."We're such a successful young nation. Aboriginals, whose cultures stretch back tens of thousands of years before the British arrived, remain the most disadvantaged Australians, with higher rates of poverty, ill- health and imprisonment than any ... Read More »

Short Interest in Walt Disney Co (DIS) Rises By 11

The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS ) reported its EPS in the last quarter as $1.07/Share lagging the analyst estimate of $1.13/Share by a difference of $-0.06. Fiera Capital Corporation invested in 0.21% or 438,131 shares. Boston Private Wealth Limited Liability holds 0.92% or 243,521 shares in its portfolio. Read More »

Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ:ATVI) Lifted to Buy at BidaskClub

NMKEF's SI was 1.92 million shares in January as released by FINRA. Express, Inc. (NYSE:EXPR) has declined 53.00% since January 25, 2017 and is downtrending. Seven analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and twenty-five have given a buy rating to the company's stock. Therefore 65% are positive. Activision Blizzard had 120 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Read More »

Meat wholesaler which supplies Wetherspoon probed over food hygiene


The issue made front-page news in the United Kingdom yesterday after pub chain JD Wetherspoon pulled steak from its menu on Tuesday - the day when the company runs a weekly promotion based on the meat. A spokesman said: "Following a discussion earlier this week with our usual supplier, Russell Hume, we have sourced a number of meat products from an alternative supplier and will continue to do so until we receive further information". Read More »

United Kingdom economy exceeds fourth-quarter forecasts as economists warn of slowdown


It came after a routine inspection found a hairline crack in the pipe just south of Aberdeen, prompting emergency repairs that stopped the flow of of oil and gas from platforms feeding into the system. Howard Archer, chief economic adviser to the EY ITEM Club, said: "The buoyancy of the jobs numbers does perhaps point to an economy not quite as soft as some suggest". Read More »

BMW 8 Series undergoes endurance testing phase


An eight-speed automatic gearbox and all-wheel drive are also likely to be features of the new auto, which will finally make its debut later this year at the top of the BMW range, and will replace the aging 6 Series Coupe in the company's portfolio. Read More »

AIG to Buy Validus


Howard Weil initiated Dominion Energy, Inc. Howard Weil has "Sector Outperform" rating and $83 target. See Wolverine World Wide, Inc. The insurance market veteran, in a statement penned jointly with Ed Noonan, chairman and CEO of Validus, said: “Because our companies are highly complementary, after closing we expect there to be minimal integration and that Validus will operate largely as it does today but within General Insurance at AIG . Read More »

ONGC to borrow Rs35,000 crore to finance government's HPCL divestment


According to Shanker, acquisition of the Central government's 51 per cent stake in HPCL worth over Rs 36,900 crore can also be done through the combination of various options available with ONGC. Despite little synergies between the upstream operation of ONGC and downstream operations of Hindustan Petroleum Corp Ltd (HPCL), the government has forced the companies to merge in a bid to achieve its disinvestment target of Rs 72,500 crore for FY18. Read More »

Home Depot Giving Workers $1K Bonuses


Wilbanks Smith Thomas Asset Mngmt Ltd Liability Com holds 0.06% or 4,655 shares in its portfolio. The home improvement retailer reported $1.84 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.81 by $0.03. Read More »

Caterpillar (CAT) Updates FY18 Earnings Guidance


About 7.64 million shares traded or 94.65% up from the average. It is down 17.28% since January 25, 2017 and is uptrending. Since August 4, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 3 selling transactions for $2.32 million activity. Capital Fund Management has 0.07% invested in Caterpillar Inc . CAT's ROI is 0.60% while DE has a ROI of 6.50%. (NYSE:CAT) for 287,496 shares. (NYSE:WBC). Read More »

Home sales reach decade-high level in 2017


The new-home sales market is a fraction of the size of the existing-home market, where 5.5 million homes were estimated to have been sold in 2017. December sales had been expected to fall after strong November figures, but the drop was steeper than economists had forecast. Read More »

Oil hits $71 for first time since 2014


US crude stockpiles have been dropping, underscoring the idea that global supply is rebalancing after a glut. Oil prices settled lower on Thursday, giving back gains after the US dollar reversed course on comments from President Donald Trump. Read More »

A big star joins Big Little Lies


Although HBO has not announced the rest of the cast, it said it expected most of the actors from the first season to return. The three-time Oscar victor will reportedly play Mary Louise Wright, the mother of Perry Wright portrayed by Alexander Skarsgård , who has died during the opening season. Read More »

Starbucks sees 2018 cafe sales growth at low end of forecast


It worsened, as 95 investors sold SBUX shares while 448 reduced holdings. Hollencrest Securities LLC raised its stake in Starbucks by 0.8% in the second quarter. The firm has a market cap of $80.40 billion, a P/E ratio of 28.26 and a beta of 0.81. The company has a current ratio of 1.25, a quick ratio of 0.93 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.72. Read More »

Westpac Banking Corp Has $18.52 Million Position in Southwest Airlines Co (LUV)


A stock rating will usually tell the investor how well a stock's market value relates to what analysts believe is a fair value for the stock, based on an objective evaluation of the company. First Financial In owns 300 shares or 0.01% of their USA portfolio. Verus Fincl Partners Inc has 0.14% invested in Verizon Communications Inc. 814.86 million shares or 0.93% less from 822.50 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Read More »

GE posts $10 billion loss By


The stock decreased 1.06% or $0.45 during the last trading session, reaching $42.07. Another trade for 5,000 shares valued at $344,870 was made by WALSH JEFFREY R on Friday, August 4. Moreover, Suntrust Banks Incorporated has 0.55% invested in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE). Capital Research Global Investors now owns 91,205,460 shares of the conglomerate's stock worth $2,463,459,000 after acquiring an additional 14,316,281 shares during the last quarter. Read More »

Intel stories four.1 pct rise in This autumn income


About 15.91M shares traded. It has outperformed by 2.77% the S&P500. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.88 in 2017 Q3. Markston Intl Ltd Llc stated it has 0.34% in Intel Corporation (NASDAQ: INTC ). 193.75 million shares or 4.42% more from 185.55 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Investors sentiment is 1.03 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.25, from 1.1 in 2017Q2. Read More »

5.8 quake strikes 100 miles off Northern California coast


The USGS reports that the natural disaster struck at 8:39 a.m., with the epicenter in the Pacific Ocean about 100 miles west of the community of Capetown, at a depth of 3 miles. Tsunami advisories were also posted in Hawaii but there were no reports of significant waves causing any damage, injury or loss of life in either region of the US. Read More »

ECB Meeting: Coverage and Reactions of the Euro Exchange Rate Complex


Mounting fears over the prospect of a trade war with China , and the administration's apparent lack of concern about a weaker US Dollar, looks set to keep the EUR/USD exchange rate generally supported. ( Kitco News ) -The European Central Bank did the expected Thursday and left interest rates unchanged, suggesting they will remain at current levels for an "extended period of time". Read More »

Trump arrives in Switzerland, "America First" tops agenda


But ties between the two countries became strained in the wake of Trump's travel ban, which May criticized and which led British left-wing politicians such as Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn and London Mayor Sadiq Khan to call for May to yank the offer of a Trump state visit to Britain made during her visit to Washington . Read More »