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What Are Analysts Suggestions On Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT)


The fourth-quarter profit numbers overshadowed the discounter's better-than-expected sales at its established stores and higher customer traffic as online services linked to its stores attract more shoppers. Some of that slowdown in growth was because the company ran out of some items at its online fulfillment centers, said CEO Doug McMillon. "We had a really good last week and it is just a bit of a risk down today", said Paul Norte, portfolio manager at Kings view Asset Management in ... Read More »

South Korea threatens WTO action if USA hikes steel tariffs


The federation also highlighted the potential for retaliation from many overseas trading partners to protect their steel industries. The largest aluminum manufacturers in the United States are Alcoa and Century Aluminum. South Korea filed its complaint on February 14, challenging anti-dumping duties of up to 60.81 percent that were slapped on South Korean steel products and transformers in May 2016. Read More »

Paul Pogba misses Manchester United's FA Cup game against Huddersfield


United's midfielder Paul Pogba missed the game due to illness. Midfielder Danny Williams was caught on camera leaving nothing to the imagination in last week's Premier League win over Bournemouth. Meanwhile, what were those squiggly lines running across the pitch on TV screens? "You should all perform like that, too". What VAR brings so far is confusion and absurdity and the FA need to sort this out and find a better way of implementing it. Read More »

IEA raises 2018 oil demand growth estimate to 1.4 million b/d


The International Energy Agency on Tuesday raised its estimate of global oil demand growth this year to 1.4 million b/d, but also raised its estimate of U.S. USA exports would be even greater but for infrastructure constraints: no US port can handle the biggest oil tankers, known as Very Large Crude Carriers (VLCC). Read More »

Turkish T129 attack helicopter shot down in Afrin

Prime Minister Binali Yildirim told reporters the downed chopper was a T129 ATAK helicopter, and was shot down in Kirikhan district of Hatay province, killing two soldiers. A USA military official said the US-led coalition had killed at least 100 pro-regime fighters overnight in eastern Syria. The attack helicopter came down near Qaddah village, in Syria, where Turkey is carrying out an offensive against Kurdish fighters. Read More »

Riyad Mahrez returns to training with Leicester


Mahrez is said to be very low after the collapse of his transfer to City and there is a suggestion he has been out of the country. Riyad came back. He perhaps made a mistake but it's important to have our best players with us. The player's frustration is born out of Leicester's astronomical demands for a player they signed for a reported £350,000 from French second-division side Le Havre in 2014. Read More »

Wall Street sinks for fifth day in six


The first drop took place on Monday, when the index dropped by 1,175 points, making it the worst plunge in its history. When you look at the best-performing stocks since 2008 , you'll see that shareholders have had to deal with pullbacks much greater than 10% in order to enjoy the life-changing gains they've produced over the long haul. Read More »

Wall Street tumbles again as S&P, Dow confirm correction


Lancz & Associates, an investment advisory firm in Toledo, Ohio. "The economy is still strong", Lynch said. Dallas Fed president Robert Kaplan said on Thursday the central bank could hike rates three times this year and the recent market volatility in itself was not enough to change his base scenario. Read More »

Next steps for SpaceX's Falcon Heavy - Air Force qualification


All of that work is many , many years in the future. He also maintained his goal to produce 1 million vehicles annually by 2020. Tesla has never made a full-year profit since it went public in 2010. The company said it still was waiting on news about the landing of its center core booster, which was set to touch down on a floating platform at sea. Read More »

Trump on Ex-Aide Accused of Abuse: 'We Wish Him Well'


Porter denies the claims. "While we are all processing the shocking and troubling allegations made against a former White House staffer", Kelly declared. You wanted the Trump show in the White House? So the Trump White House knew. A second White House staffer has departed the Trump administration in the wake of abuse allegations. Read More »

North American stocks plunge, loonie closes at 79.46 cents US


Traders are bracing for volatility to stay high as they try to figure out if the swings of the past two days are the start of a deeper correction or just a temporary blip in the USA market's nine-year bull run. The long period since the last scary market event makes the current drop, which market pros had been warning about, seem worse than it is. The Dow was down 810 points, or 3.3 percent, to 24,088. Read More »

Stocks end wild week with rally; Dow down 5%


The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 132.73 points, or 0.56 percent, to 23,727.73, the S&P 500 lost 6.69 points, or 0.26 percent, to 2,574.31 and the Nasdaq Composite dropped 18.53 points, or 0.27 percent, to 6,758.63. The rout erased $2.5 trillion in value from the S&P 500 and $5.2 trillion from global stocks, according to S&P Dow Jones Indexes. The ASX 200 was on track for its worst week since January 2016. Read More »

RBI keeps its key rates unchanged


It premises this on a host of factors including revival in investment demand and strengthening exports. It took advantage of a period of extraordinary low inflation to cut rates by 200 bps between early 2015 and August 2017. Inflation is still expected to fall back gradually, however the MPC notes some firmness in wage growth and expects that pay growth will rise further in response to a tighter labour market'. Read More »

Twitter Q4 revenue up, user base at 330 mn

Twitter first announced that it was expanding the tweet limit to 280 characters for a select number of users in September 2017 . Daily active usage grew 12% year-over-year, however. Twitter's stock - up 10 percent this year - has been outperforming Facebook's (NASDAQ: FB) since the start of 2018. Annual EPS Growth of past 5 years is -13.50%. Read More »

What it means that stocks are in a 'correction'


By early afternoon the Dow Jones had tumbled by more than 600 points, while the S&P had shed 2 per cent. Trading has been turbulent all day. The Dow plummeted more than 1,000 points - the second time this week it fell more than four figures - confirming many analysts' predictions stocks would remain volatile as the market tries to rebound from a historic, ongoing sell-off. Read More »

The best photos and videos of SpaceX's Falcon Heavy launch

Once fully cleared for action, the Falcon Heavy will work with massive satellites with its most likely partners being the US military and major communication companies, according to A.P. The United States hasn't been able to send humans to space since the Space Shuttle program ended in 2011, relying on other nations to get our astronauts to the International Space Station. Read More »

United States government shuts down for second time


His remarks came as Senate leaders attempted to schedule a vote on a bipartisan budget agreement attached to a bill to fund the government until March 23. Lawmakers are striving in the pre-dawn hours to reopen the federal government, shuttered since midnight after a rogue Senate Republican blocked a speedy vote on a massive, bipartisan, budget-busting spending deal. Read More »

Dow tumbles more than 4% as US stock losses deepen


American Express and Intel were the two biggest losers on the Dow . Germany's DAX declined 2.6 percent. Wall Street stocks closed the day in the red after gaining earlier. Louis. ANALYST'S VIEW: "Risk sentiment continues to be wobbly in markets, with USA equities notching a loss at the close, while Brent prices fell sharply to $65 overnight", Mizuho Bank said in a daily commentary. Read More »

US Market Indexes Lower Wednesday


The Dow's free fall Monday, which erased its gains for the year, caused a rift in global trading Tuesday - with the Stoxx Europe 600 dipping 2.2 percent and markets in Japan and Hong Kong falling about 5 percent. Treasury yields were flat today while the stock market plunged. The FTSE 100 suffered its worst day since the Brexit vote, closing down 2.64% at a nine-month low of 7,141, while Germany's Dax fell 2.32% and the French Cac 40 was 2.4% lower. Read More »

Jerome Powell swears as president of the Federal Reserve with fearful markets


The Standard & Poor's 500 index fell 97.92, or 3.55 percent, to 2,664.21, with the energy sector leading losses that included nine of 10 major industry groups. And that's why the best way to make sense of the drop in the stock market is to think of it as a sideshow to the broader trajectory of the United States and global economy, which for now look perfectly fine. Read More »

49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo inks record five-year National Football League deal


The mega-deal comes after Garoppolo assumed the starting job on a 1-10 team and began a December to remember. The 49ers went 5-0 in Garoppolo's five starts to close the season. It turns out that San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo won't get a chance to test free agency this offseason. It appears the move has paid off as San Francisco has gained a long-coveted franchise quarterback. Read More »