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US pending home sales fell again in April

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They fell 3.3 percent from a year ago. Prospective buyers are feeling the double whammy this spring of inventory that's down 9.0 percent from a year ago and price appreciation that's much faster than any rise they've likely seen in their income. Read More »

Swiss National Bank Has $26.01 Million Position in Newfield Exploration Co. (NFX)

Williams Capital Group initiated the stock with "Buy" rating in Monday, August 29 report. (NYSE: NFX ). Thrivent Fincl For Lutherans holds 6,920 shares or 0% of its portfolio. A 26 analysts rate it as either a buy or a strong buy, while0 believe that investors should either steer clear of Newfield Exploration Company (NYSE:NFX) or, if they already own its stock, sell it. Read More »

Trump wants fair deal for Americans under Paris agreement: WH

If confirmed, Trump's decision would continue his administration's attempts to reduce former US President Barack Obama's legacy to nothing following the moves to withdraw from the TPP free trade deal , as well as to review several environmental initiatives of the previous administration. Read More »

JPMorgan Trading Revenue on Pace to Drop 15% This Quarter

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Encompass Advisors Lc holds 112,842 shares or 3.75% of its portfolio. Talara Capital Management Llc increased Pioneer Nat Res Co (PXD) stake by 592.76% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Talara Capital Management Llc acquired 464,431 shares as Pioneer Nat Res Co (PXD)'s stock declined 8.01%. Several equities analysts have weighed in on JPM shares. Read More »

Three Mile Island, site of 1979 nuclear accident, to close in 2019

Nuclear power has been hit hard by plentiful natural gas power plants, which run on cheaper energy and cost far less to operate. Remember the Three Mile Island nuclear power plant accident in the United States that had two nuclear plants and one of them was shut down immediately in 1979 but the other one was allowed to continue. Read More »

Christians Killed in ISIS Attack in Egypt

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While expressing his "heartfelt solidarity" with all those affected by the attack, Francis said he was particularly mindful of the children who lost their lives when masked gunmen opened fire on a busload of Christian pilgrims on their way to the Monastery of St. Read More »

Barclays shares rise on report of Africa stake sale

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Barclays ( LON:BARC ) will be selling its stake in Barclays Africa Group ( JSE:BGA ) after the ABSA Bank ( JSE:ABSP ) confirmed that South Africa's minister of finance has sanctioned the deal. If successfully completed, the sale will go some distance towards Barclays' eventual objective of reducing its stake in BAGL to below 20%, which will allow the London-based bank to deconsolidate the African business from its balance sheet. Read More »

Trump tells of 'plan to leave'

The agreement attempts to curb global warming to less than 2 degrees Celsius by the end of the century. The US had previously committed to a goal of reducing carbon emissions by 26% to 28% by 2025. Exxon CEO Darren Woods wrote a personal letter to Trump earlier this month, urging him to stick to the deal. The only two countries not now supporting the deal are Nicaragua and Syria. Read More »

Rangers sign Portugal defender Bruno Alves to two-year deal

Although the centre-back is about to sign for the Scottish club it could be some time before he is seen in a 'Gers shirt as he will leave immediately to join up with the Portugal squad ahead of an important summer for the national side. We'll have more from Bruno Alves and Pedro Caixinha later today. Alves, formerly of Porto , Zenit and Fenerbahce, links up with countryman Pedro Caixinha, who took charge of Rangers in April. Read More »

Sebastian Vettel wins the Monaco GP

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Hamilton, who hosted a star-studded party here at the principality on Sunday evening, was remarkably upbeat after his disappointing performance at the most famous race on the Formula One calendar. FERRARI has a "potential cold war" brewing within its team after Sebastian Vettel beat Kimi Raikkonen in a controversial victory at the Monaco GP, according to Formula 1 newspaper experts. Read More »

President Trump poised to pull out of Paris climate deal

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Freaky conspiracy theories like it's all a hoax perpetrated by China - that one's from Donald Trump - or a plot by the United Nations to create a world government - Lamar Smith, the Republican chair of the House of Representatives' Science Committee. Read More »

Jeremy Corbyn fights back after childcare funding gaffe

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She continued: "You're holding your manifesto, you're flicking through it, you've got an iPad there, you've had a phone call while we're in here and you don't know how much it's going to cost". The Prime Minister sought to get back on the front foot after the U-turn on social care and the Manchester bombing pushed her campaign off course, claiming Mr Corbyn was "simply not ready to govern and not prepared to lead". Read More »

Explosion hits near diplomatic area in Afghanistan

Reports say only two staffers were lightly wounded, however. At least 80 have been killed and more than 350 have been wounded in the attack. However, in the last hour, a spokesperson for the Taliban told Al Jazeera that the group is not responsible for the attack. Read More »

McDonald's expanding delivery locations on UberEats

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With almost 75 percent of the population living within three miles of a McDonald's in their five largest markets, McDonald's sees significant potential with delivery. Easterbrook notes that the McDonald's delivery option is popular later in the day. The company already features sizable delivery fleets in Asia and the Middle East. Read More »

Shami key to India's Champions Trophy prospects: Irfan Pathan

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New Zealand wicketkeeper batsman Luke Ronchi has admitted surprise at being asked to open the batting for the Black Caps in a Champions Trophy warm-up against India . But it is just a game. He said, "We ( Pakistan cricket team) have a better record against India in the Champions Trophy. We don't get to play Pakistan too many times these days, so whenever we do play a match , it's always great fun and great challenge". Read More »

US cites 'complete obliteration of mock warhead

While the US had tested interceptor missiles before, this trial was the first of its kind, as it was the first time that the missile was pitted against a simulated intercontinental ballistic missile ( ICBM ), a long-range missile that could, hypothetically, be launched from North Korea or even Iran at the United States, reports the Verge . Read More »

Trump to withdraw from Paris climate deal

A decision to withdraw would put the U.S. in league with Syria and Nicaragua as the world's only non-participants in the Paris Climate Agreement . Since numerous nation's commitments to the Paris Agreement are voluntary, there are no concrete penalties if the USA fails to meet them. Read More »

Amazon's Stock Tops $1000 a Share for First Time

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Moreover, Minneapolis Portfolio Management Group Llc has 4.5% invested in the company for 609,279 shares. The company has a market capitalization of $476.40 billion, a P/E ratio of 187.70 and a beta of 1.40. Anthem Inc had 34 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. D Orazio & Associates Inc. increased its position in shares of Amazon .com by 8.0% in the fourth quarter. Read More »

White House official: Trump plans to pull US from Paris deal

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Leaving the deal would fulfill a central campaign pledge, but would anger global allies who spent years in hard negotiations that produced an accord to reduce carbon emissions. Climate action is unstoppable. Climate solutions provide opportunities that are unmatchable. Trump was also pressed by Pope Francis to remain in the accord, and the Pope gave Trump a copy of his encyclical on climate change. Read More »

Michael Kors Holdings Ltd (KORS) Updates FY18 Earnings Guidance

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In an effort to turnaround falling sales, Michael Kors announced in August 2016 that it would be making some changes to its business model, namely removing itself from the department store equation. Kors , whose shares have fallen almost 16 per cent this year, also said it would buy back $1 billion worth shares. Therefore 40% are positive. Michael Kors Holdings Ltd had 49 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Read More »

The Physicians Realty Trust (DOC) Given Media Sentiment Score of 0.07

Its up 53.7% from 460,300 shares previously. Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (COG) has risen 1.25% since May 31, 2016 and is uptrending. Healthcare Realty Trust had a net margin of 12.79% and a return on equity of 3.81%. Mirae Asset Global Investments sold 102,453 shares as the company's stock declined 17.49% while stock markets rallied. It has a 85.7 P/E ratio. The Pennsylvania Suburbs segment includes properties in Chester, Delaware and Montgomery counties in the Philadelphia suburbs. Read More »

Exxon shareholders approve measure on climate-change report

Da Davidson holds 1.06% or 518,521 shares in its portfolio. Exxon Mobil's payout ratio is 159.58%. The stock decreased 0.24% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $81.55. On average, equities analysts expect that Exxon Mobil Co. will post $3.97 EPS for the current fiscal year. The oil and gas company reported $0.95 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.85 by $0.10. Read More »

Latham Leads Ensco In $860M Deal For Atwood Oceanics

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Rystad Energy called the merger "the first merger between two well-respected offshore drilling contractors", as the analyst compared it to the several "second-hand rig transactions" that includes a number of rigs changing hands such as Borr Drilling's acquisition of Transocean's jackup fleet and Shelf Drilling's acquisition of three Seadrill jackups. Read More »

IShares MSCI Singapore Capped ETF (EWS) Showing Positive Momentum

Stock traders acquired 9,455 call options on the stock. These ratios are price to earnings, price to cash flow, EBITDA to EV, price to book value, and price to sales. Although past volatility action may help project future stock volatility, it may also be vastly different when taking into account other factors that may be driving price action during the measured time period. Read More »