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Gold edges up, but holds near 6-week low on hawkish Fed

The Federal Open Market Committee downplayed signs of weakness in the United States economy this year, saying it "views the slowing in growth during the first quarter as likely to be transitory" while inflation was running close to its target and consumption "remained solid". Read More »

House Committee Approves Financial CHOICE Act

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The measure will now go to the full House for a vote. The only hearing on the bill was met with a lot of opposition from committee Democrats, who ended up using a political work around to schedule a follow-up hearing in order to voice their disproval of the "Wrong Choice Act ". Read More »

Featured Stock to See: Ametek Inc. (AME)

Quarterly sales were $1.01 billion, a 7% increase compared to the first quarter of 2016. As a result, AMETEK, Inc . attained a Profit Margin of 13.30% *. Current price level places the company's stock about -4.43% from the 52-week high and 55.36% away from the 52-week low. Several investment firms issued their expert ratings on Ametek Inc . Read More »

Lawmakers Eye Airline Legislation, Citing 'terrible' Experiences

Transportation Committee chairman Bill Shuster said the hearing will give legislators "an opportunity to get much-needed answers about airline customer service policies and what is being done to improve service for the flying public". "Clearly what happened was wrong", said Kerry Philipovitch, the airline's senior vice president of customer experience, at the hearing.Airline stocks rose after the hearing and Delta Air Lines Inc (DAL.N) reported a gain in April traffic. Read More »

Oil tumbles amid oversupply fears, unlikelihood of deeper Opec cuts

Copper prices slid to four-month lows, following their biggest one-day drop in 20 months, on rising inventories and worries over cooling demand. Decline being driven by expanding U.S. Iron ore prices fell sharply - on the China's Dalian Commodity Exchange, ore for September delivery lost 7.3% the maximum daily drop, while in Singapore, SGX AsiaClear futures fell as much as 9.1% to $US60.37 a ton. Read More »

Q2 2017 Earnings Estimate for Yamana Gold Inc. Issued By Cormark (AUY)

Finally, Vetr cut Yamana Gold from a "strong-buy" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $3.33 price target for the company.in a report on Wednesday, April 12th. If you are accessing this story on another site, it was copied illegally and republished in violation of global trademark and copyright law. The correct version of this story can be viewed at https://www.chaffeybreeze.com/2017/05/08/yamana-gold-inc-auy-given-new-4-00-price-target-at-scotiabank.html. Read More »

Do Analysts See Any Upside to Essex Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ESS)?

The stock tapped a 52-week high of US$26.25 while the mean 12-month price target for the shares is US$22.19. About 362,079 shares traded. Essex Property Trust Inc (NYSE: ESS ) has risen 10.96% since September 29, 2016 and is uptrending. 12/15/2016 - Essex Property Trust, Inc. was upgraded to "overweight" by analysts at KeyBanc. 135,560 were accumulated by Rhumbline Advisers. Etrade Mgmt Ltd Limited Liability Company invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Starwood Property Trust, Inc. Read More »

(NEW) (FLR) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research

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Perritt Capital Management Inc, a Illinois-based fund reported 72,450 shares. Huntington National Bank now owns 2,727 shares of the construction company's stock worth $143,000 after buying an additional 531 shares during the period. The original version of this piece of content can be read at https://www.chaffeybreeze.com/2017/05/08/analysts-set-fluor-co-new-flr-price-target-at-55-67-updated.html. Read More »

Trudeau congratulates Macron on election as French president

European equities dipped, with French shares underperforming the wider market after having hit their highest in more than 9 years on Friday. "Emmanuel Macron bears the hopes of millions of French - and many people in Germany and all of Europe", Merkel said in Berlin. Read More »

Donald Trump to visit Middle East on first official trip

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A senior administration officials said Trump had been "very involved" with the trip's planning and thought that working toward peace in the Middle East was "one of the things that he has to try to do". Trump has been criticised for challenging allies in North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and the Middle East to do more to pay for their own defence - and for immigration policies that have been cast as anti-Muslim. Read More »

Prudential plc (PRU) Earns "Sector Performer" Rating from Royal Bank of Canada

Group owns 4,620 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Mason Street Advsr Limited Liability Company stated it has 3,808 shares or 0% of all its holdings. The stock increased 0.49% or $0.03 on May 5, reaching $6.15. Deutsche Natl Bank Ag holds 0% of its portfolio in G-III Apparel Group, Ltd. (NASDAQ:GIII) for 140,355 shares. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Tuesday, April 19 with "Buy". Read More »

Braden Holtby: Braden Holtby turns Capitals around

While Fleury struggled for the first time against the Capitals , Vezina Trophy finalist Braden Holtby had his best game of the series, stopping 20 shots. In Game 6, Crosby was largely anonymous before assisting on Guentzel's goal. Kunitz is a plus-3 in the series and while his possession numbers generally stink, it's important to note every Penguins skater has poor shot attempt figures. Read More »

Puerto Rico Declares a Form of Bankruptcy

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And it sends Puerto Rico, whose total debt and pension obligations is $124 billion - far exceeding Detroit's $18 billion bankruptcy filing in 2013 - into unknown waters. Tuesday's lawsuits follow a restructuring offer from Rossello's administration on Saturday that would have favored Puerto Rico's general obligation bondholders, whose debt is guaranteed by the island's constitution. Read More »

Sizzling Mover to Target: Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (CTSH)

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The post Analyst Activity - Morgan Stanley Reiterates Equal Weight on Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp (NASDAQ: CTSH ) appeared first on Market Exclusive. About 1.85 million shares traded. 5,333,546 shares of the company traded hands. The Market Capitalization of the company stands at 37.12 Billion. Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation is a professional services company. Read More »

Analyst Research and Ratings: Duke Realty Corporation (DRE), Republic Services, Inc. (RSG)

About 120,560 shares traded. Stifel Nicolaus maintained SL Green Realty Corp (NYSE:SLG) rating on Monday, August 15. It has underperformed by 13.76% the S&P500. Insiders sold a total of 77,241 shares of company stock valued at $4,617,465 over the last three months. Realty Income Corporation (NYSE:O), from Financial sector has been on the upside of the performance spectrum. Read More »

Trump does not think US should copy Australia's health system: White House

Earlier, Mr Turnbull jetted out of NY confident that ties with the USA and Mr Trump were rock solid. Independent scorekeepers at the Congressional Budget Office have not yet analysed the bill, but they estimated an earlier version would have led to 24 million fewer Americans with insurance coverage than under current law.Australia's government plays a larger role in its health system. Read More »

Crude futures settle higher but post third weekly loss

However, it was always an open question as to how well the decision would hold up. Brent crude, the worldwide benchmark for oil, was trading at $48.54 per barrel on Friday, from over $50 only 24 hours ago. The sell off came as other commodity prices fell sharply - gold is down by more than 3%, or $US40 an ounce to around $US1,228 an ounce. Traders pointed to soaring USA oil production, which has risen over 10 per cent since mid-2016 to 9.3 million bpd, levels close to top producers Russian ... Read More »

Outstanding Analyst Ratings For Hostelworld Group (LON:HSW)

Citigroup maintained the shares of CPB in report on Friday, September 2 with "Neutral" rating. 104 funds opened positions while 244 raised stakes. (Rel-Tech). Royal Bank of Canada reiterated their outperform rating on shares of JRP Group PLC (LON:JRP) in a research note issued to investors on Thursday, April 27th. Read More »

Cinco De Mayo Memes: Funny Photos, Best Jokes & Images

In 1861, Mexico declared a temporary stop to repayment of foreign debt, leading England, Spain and France to invade. Friday commemorates Mexico's 1862 victory over the French . "On Cinco de Mayo we recognize the anniversary of Mexico's victory at the Battle of Puebla , and we celebrate the strong U.S. -Mexico relationship that has stemmed from our nations' similar revolutionary beginnings", said Sen. Read More »

Qantas CEO Alan Joyce just copped a pie to the face

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The airline boss was addressing the audience at the West Business Leadership Matters event at the Hyatt Regency when a man casually walked onto the stage and shoved the pie in Joyce's face. "Now, if there are any more pies can you get it over with now?" he said. "We can confirm that we responded to an assault, and it's highly likely that charges would be laid, however it is too early to say what those charges will be", a police spokesperson said. Read More »

Thousands of pro-climate, anti-Trump protesters march in Washington

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People who wished to look at the webpage on Saturday were met with the sign: "This page is being updated", leaving only a link to the archived version of the Obama-era climate change webpage. Participants on Saturday said they object to Trump's rollback of restrictions on mining, oil drilling and greenhouse gas emissions at coal-fired power plants, among other things. Read More »

Stenhouse writes new chapter as a NASCAR winner

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NASCAR will race at the Kansas Speedway next Saturday night. "I was in the bus sitting and packing up, but I had a feeling all day", Patrick said after congratulating her boyfriend in Victory Lane. "I don't really know where it all happened or transpired or how many to go it was, but (Stenhouse) got a run from behind off of Turn 2, and I don't know what his help was or anything like that, but he actually ran into the back of me, and then you'd think that that momentum would propel me ... Read More »

S. Koreans vote for new president to succeed ousted Park

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The vote will end months of leadership vacuum. In March, Park Geun-hye became the first South Korean president to be removed from power by impeachment. "Moon Jae-in will not be able to unify the country". The new leader is expected to quickly name a prime minister, who will need parliamentary approval, and main cabinet positions, including national security and finance ministers, which do not need parliamentary confirmation. Read More »

China willing to mediate between Pakistan, India

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India has been non-committal about joining China's Belt and Road initiative because one of its planned routes, CPEC, passes through the territory of Kashmir that is disputed between India and Pakistan. Secondly, restart negotiation of China-India Free Trade Agreement. We do this only out of goodwill. "Where we are concerned, this is a national Chinese initiative", foreign secretary S. Read More »