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Asian equities evade manipulator tag; remain wary of possible trade friction

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Trump said during the WSJ interview that the USA and China would instead work on improving their trading relationship if Beijing will help with the nuclear threat in North Korea. "The United States can not and will not bear the burden of an worldwide trading system that unfairly disadvantages our exports and unfairly advantages the exports of our trading partners through artificially distorted exchange rates", it said. Read More »

United Airlines CEO: No firings over passenger dragging

It's a potential travel sacrifice for the IT auditor, who lives in Indianapolis and flies United. United Airlines bigs will be on the hot seat at an upcoming House Transportation Committee hearing on commercial airline consumer issues after a passenger was dragged off an April 9 flight in Chicago to make room for crew members. Read More »

North Korea: 'Super-mighty pre-emptive strike' will reduce USA to ashes

The Korean peninsula has been witnessing escalating tensions amid Pyongyang's missile activity and nuclear tests conducted in violation of UN Security Council resolutions. The diplomats, who agreed to discuss the statement only on condition of anonymity because consultations have been private, said China had signed off on it. Read More »

Most Recent Stock Movements: Texas Instruments Incorporated's (TXN)

Twitter, Inc.'s (TWTR) stock price showed strong performance of 2.31% in last seven days, switched down -2.34% in last thirty days and it fell -16.45% in last one year. During the same period previous year, the firm earned $0.71 earnings per share. Equities research analysts expect that Texas Instruments will post $3.68 EPS for the current fiscal year. Read More »

Trump plans to meet the Turkish president next month

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To the dismay of opposition parties and "No" supporters, the YSK made a last-minute decision on Sunday to accept ballot documents in envelopes without an official stamp. An Austrian member of the Council of Europe observer mission said up to 2.5 million votes could have been manipulated, nearly double the margin of Erdogan's victory, and that the YSK decision on unstamped ballots appeared illegal. Read More »

Private sector tells awkward truth on China growth

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Price growth in the residential resale market quickened to 0.8 percent month-on-month in March, compared with last month's 0.4 percent rise, a Reuters' calculation based on official data showed. "The curbs are oppressing the market but prices may double next year (when the curbs are removed)", property investor Xu Zhenghua said. China saw its slowest growth in almost three decades in 2016, at 6.7 percent. Read More »

Le Pen demands closure of all Islamist mosques in France

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In a statement today, Le Pen blamed "radical Islam" - which she called "a monstrous, totalitarian ideology that has declared war on our nation, on reason, on civilisation" - for the attack. "In times such as these we have to demonstrate that France is united", he said . ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attack . Cazeneuve said some 50,000 police and gendarmes will be deployed to provide security during the first-round vote on April 23, with an additional 7,000 soldiers also ... Read More »

Oil prices tumble on USA inventories data

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USA crude futures closed the day down 3.76 percent, trading at $50.44 per barrel and hovering only slightly above the key $50 level, while Brent crude futures dropped almost $2.30 to trade around $52.70 a barrel. Total volume traded was in line with the 100-day average. United States crude production continued to increase with a gain of close to 10% from levels seen in mid-2016, although the rate of increase was slower than the previous few weeks. Read More »

Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) Reviewed By Analysts

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Equities analysts anticipate that Kansas City Southern will post $5.06 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. KSU has been the topic of several other reports. Shareholders of record on Monday, March 13th will be given a $0.33 dividend. 36,000 shares were sold by HILL CHARLES H, worth $1.23M on Thursday, March 9. Read More »

Proofpoint Inc (PFPT) Shares Down 8.5% After Insider Selling

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The stock presently has an average rating of "Buy" and a consensus target price of $83.62. PFPT has a 1-year high price of $ 88.00 and 1-year low price of $52.05. For Q2, the company is expecting adjusted earnings in a range of $0.11 to $0.13 per share on between $118 million to $120 milion in revenue. ZOES's profit will be $387,346 for 218.50 P/E if the $0.02 EPS becomes a reality. Read More »

Wynn Resorts, Limited (WYNN) Given Market Perform Rating at Wolfe Research

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During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $1.03 earnings per share. Finally, Mn Services Vermogensbeheer B.V. increased its stake in Wynn Resorts, Limited by 2.9% in the third quarter. The legal version of this article can be viewed at [[permalink]]. WYNN has been the subject of several analyst reports. 01/18/2017 - Wynn Resorts, Limited had its "outperform" rating reiterated by analysts at Sanford C. Read More »

Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:SIRI) & McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) Watch List

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RSI oscillates between zero and 100. Usually the RSI is considered overbought when above 70 and oversold when less than 30. Sirius XM Holdings Inc. had its "outperform" rating reiterated by analysts at Macquarie. The average true range (ATR) was fashioned to allow traders to more precisely evaluate the daily volatility of an asset by using straightforward calculations. Read More »

Donald Trump says Paris attack will help Le Pen in election

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The centrist candidate, a political novice compared with his opponents, said there "no such thing as zero risk" and anyone who said otherwise was irresponsible. Earlier on Friday, Trump had tweeted about the attack's potential impact on the vote , writing: "Another terrorist attack in Paris ". France's apathy for the other candidates, center-leftist Emmanuel Macron , center-right candidate Francois Fillon and leftist Jean-Luc Melenchon is also being downplayed, Gave said. Read More »

Pence: Talks between United States and Japan could lead to free trade deal

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On Tuesday, after meetings with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and other leaders, Mr Pence told reporters that President Donald Trump was confident that economic and diplomatic pressure has a chance of compelling North Korea to cooperate. In a report by CNN , defense officials revealed that the failed missiles test occurred in Sinpo, a port area in the eastern North Korea. "North Korea's unlawful weapons programs represent a clear, grave threat to USA national security". Read More »

Jeremy Corbyn: 'we'll scrap rigged system helping the rich'

And the Labour leader, launching a Donald Trump-style insurgency campaign, has vowed to take on the establishment and says he will not "play by the rules" in the election. The vote would be a battle of "the Conservatives, the party of privilege and the richest, versus the Labour Party , the party that is standing up for working people to improve the lives of all", he said. Read More »

Statoil ASA (NYSE:STO) , Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE:OMC)

A stock rating usually tells investors how well a stock's market value relates to what analysts think is a fair value for the stock, based on an independent evaluation of the company. and worldwide copyright and trademark legislation. Traynor Capital Management Inc. purchased a new position in Statoil ASA during the third quarter valued at approximately $167,000. Read More »

Canada: Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne introduces Fair Housing Plan

The measures are to be announced Thursday morning by Premier Kathleen Wynne , in the fast-growing Toronto neighbourhood of Liberty Village, along with Finance Minister Charles Sousa and Housing Minister Chris Ballard . Toronto's surging real estate market has triggered debate over whether non-Canadian speculators are bidding up homes and fuelling unsustainable record price gains, or if a lack of housing supply and inadequate urban planning is more to blame. Read More »

France's PM uses Paris attack for election platform

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The centrist who has been a front-runner in polls with Marine Le Pen of the far-right National Front said he has canceled two planned campaign stops on Friday out of a sense to "decency" and to allow police to concentrate resources on the attack investigation. Read More »

Canada's Not the Challenge for U.S. Dairy, Trudeau Says

Governor Scott Walker says he's glad to have the federal government getting involved in a trade dispute that's putting several Wisconsin dairy farms at risk of closing. That prompted Canadian farmers from a variety of provinces to lobby for the creation of a new classification of milk product that could be priced competitively with American imports. Read More »

Jefferies & Co Issues Price Target With 0.89% Upside On Stryker Corporation

Zacks Investment Research's earnings per share calculations are an average based on a survey of research analysts that that provide coverage for Stryker. Insiders own 7.80% of the company's stock. Several research firms have issued reports on SYK. Barclays PLC upped their price objective on Stryker from $120.00 to $122.00 and gave the stock an "underweight" rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 25th. Read More »

U.S. gave 2-hour warning before striking Syria — Israeli military officials

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It was the first specific intelligence assessment of President Bashar Assad's weapons capabilities since a deadly chemical attack earlier this month. "This is against all the specifications of the sarin gas that they talked about", Assad said. "So, you can not just base your judgment on images and videos, especially made by al-Qaeda [terrorist group outlawed in Russia]", the Syrian leader stressed. Read More »

USA puts 6 nations on monitoring list for currency practices

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Germany, along with Japan, South Korea, Taiwan and Switzerland were also on the "monitoring list" in the US Treasury report. Like the last report by the Obama administration in October, China met only one of the three criteria - for having a large trade deficit - that's used by the Treasury as a threshold for manipulation. Read More »

Brokers Add To Their Ratings On Abraxas Petroleum Corporation (AXAS)

RSI is a technical oscillator that shows price strength by comparing upward and downward movements. Usually the RSI is considered overbought when above 70 and oversold when less than 30. (AXAS)'s distance from 200 day simple moving average is -1.6 percent, its distance from 50 day simple moving average is -11.27 percent, while its distance from 20 day simple moving average is -9.82 percent. Read More »