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Harder on Russia and softer on China, Donald Trump's views evolving

Washington D.C. [United States], Apr. 15 (ANI): The Trump administration has not labeled any country, including China, as a currency manipulator in a report examining exchange rate fluctuations. The report also criticized Japan for failing to do more to stimulate domestic demand and thereby increase sales of US and other foreign goods. Trump's policy reversal on China sends a signal to global finance chiefs ahead of next week's meeting in Washington , D.C., that Trump could soften the ... Read More »

Credit Suisse Indicated Bright Horizons Family Solutions (NYSE:BFAM) As 'Outperform'

Bright Horizons is a leading provider of high-quality child care, early education, educational counseling and other services created to help employers and families address the challenges of work and life. The Firm is engaged in the ownership, management, development, redevelopment, acquisition and construction of multifamily apartment communities. It has a 24.46 P/E ratio. Read More »

United, Delta and American Airlines adjust overbooking policies


The airline would not disclose its current compensation limit. Delta announced it will provide passengers up to $9,950 in compensation if they are willing to give up their seats. Cellphone video of the incident sparked widespread outrage and created a public-relations nightmare for United. Delta no doubt hopes that gate agents and their supervisors won't need to make maximum offers, and the financial cost to the airline is likely to be limited. Read More »

KFC changing chicken sandwich prep, aiming to improve taste


On April 7, the chain revealed it was committing to chicken without antibiotics by the end of 2018. An article on Business Insider's website says the sandwich presents a huge opportunity for KFC. When Business Insider asked Hochman how the Zinger was different from what McDonald's and Burger King have on their menus, he said that the key was frying the chicken in-store, something neither of its competitors do. Read More »

Atlanta Braves Celebrate New Stadium

The stadium has earned positive reviews from Braves players. Julio Teheran wasn't almost as sharp as he had been while not allowing an earned run in his first two starts, but the right-hander got the victory despite allowing 11 baserunners in six innings. Read More »

Protests Continue as Turkey Extends State of Emergency, Angering Opposition


On Sunday, a majority of Turkish voters cast their ballots in favor of 18 constitutional amendments that will, among other things, see Turkey switch from a parliamentary to a presidential system of governance. The minister added: "In the meantime, coherent with Turkey's membership in the Council of Europe, we are hoping for a cooling of internal tensions in the country, and, in addition, involvement of the opposition in the implementation path of the reforms". Read More »

Analysts Set Shawbrook Group PLC (SHAW) Target Price at $305.78

It has underperformed by 4.20% the S&P500. Peel Hunt restated their hold rating on shares of Ashmore Group plc (LON:ASHM) in a research report released on Tuesday morning. Lpl Fin Lc stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Henderson Group Plc (LON:HGG). Needham Investment Management Llc decreased Nova Measuring Instruments L (NASDAQ:NVMI) stake by 82,200 shares to 410,000 valued at $5.40 million in 2016Q4. Read More »

Energy Transfer Equity (ETE) Receiving Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, AlphaOne Reports


Energy Transfer Equity LP now has $20.35 billion valuation. The stock recently closed its previous session at $18.69 by showing a percentage change of 1.58% from its previous day closing price of $18.4. Therefore 65% are positive. Analysts anticipate that Energy Transfer Equity LP will post $1.21 earnings per share for the current year. 02/04/2016 - ENERGY TRANSFER PARTNERS had its "overweight" rating reiterated by analysts at JP Morgan. Read More »

Starwood Property Trust (STWD) Receiving Positive News Coverage, Report Shows

In an overview of the current analyst recommendations, Buy count is 3 and Overweight is 0 while the number of analysts recommending Sell and Underweight are 1 and 0, respectively. 02/26/2015 - STARWOOD PROPERTY TRUST, INC. had its "buy" rating reiterated by analysts at Citigroup. The firm had revenue of $184.50 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $219.15 million. Read More »

Trump takes first step toward H-1B reform

He called on the four departments to reform their systems to insure that H1B visas are given only to the "most skilled" or "highest-paid" applicants. Additionally, it asked them to propose new rules and guidance for preventing fraud and abuse of work visas. Read More »

SNP to abstain in Commons vote on snap general election

Explaining her decision to call for a snap poll, which marked a major U-turn from her previous position, Mrs May told The Sun she wanted to enter Brexit negotiations with the "backing of the British people" as her "very clear mandate". "Now we will be much freer". The gap before talks begin in earnest in June gave her a "window of opportunity" to strengthen her hand by improving her slim 17-seat majority and pushing the next election date back to 2022, by which time the United Kingdom ... Read More »

Pence says to North Korea: 'The sword stands ready'

Pence also said the USA would protect freedom of navigation in the South China Sea, the sea lanes vital to global shipping where China has been staking claim to disputed territory. According to USA officials, the missile exploded four to five seconds after being launched from a location near a North Korean submarine base in Sinpo along the country's eastern coast. Read More »

Georgia GOP congressional hopeful: I want Trump's help


Republican Karen Handel , a former Georgia secretary of state, finished a distant second, qualifying for the June 20 runoff. The victor in Georgia will succeed Republican Tom Price , who resigned the seat to join Trump's administration as health secretary. Read More »

Earnings On Deck For BlackRock, Inc

Capital World Investors increased its position in shares of BlackRock by 33.3% in the third quarter. The asset manager announced a plan last month to cut jobs and fees while relying more on computers to assemble its investment portfolios, a flurry of changes meant to jumpstart its lagging stockpicking franchise. Read More »

Intel Corporation (INTC), Itau Unibanco Holding S.A. (ITUB)

The price to earnings growth ratio is 1.69 and the P/S ratio is 1.51. This represents a $0.06 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.46%. Thanks to an increase of nearly 0.06% in the past one month, the stock price is now outperforming with 19.35% so far on the year - still in strong zone. Read More »

Yesterday Stock Trend Overview: QUALCOMM Incorporated's (QCOM)


M Holdings Securities Inc.'s holdings in QUALCOMM were worth $606,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Other large investors have also modified their holdings of the company. Investors of record on Wednesday, May 31st will be paid a $0.57 dividend. This represents a $2.28 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.32%. GLW's value Change from Open was at 1.55% with a Gap of -0.23%. Read More »

The Genworth Financial Inc (GNW) Sees Significant Drop in Short Interest

Analysts have a mean recommendation of 3.00 on this stock (A rating of less than 2 means buy, "hold" within the 3 range, "sell" within the 4 range, and "strong sell" within the 5 range). Several hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in GNW . Ameriprise Financial Inc. boosted its stake in Genworth Financial by 17.6% in the second quarter. Read More »

Nobilis Health Corp. (HLTH) Valuation According To Analysts

Following the purchase, the chief executive officer now directly owns 2,802,955 shares of the company's stock, valued at $4,736,993.95. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link . Read More »

Cuomo tax returns released


The book was last publicly estimated to have sold just over 3,000 copies. The governor reported an adjusted gross income of $417,748 for a year ago. Cuomo's 2014 memoir may have tanked at the bookstores but it's still producing royalties for the governor. ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo has reported earning almost $418,000 on his federal tax return for tax year 2016, more than half of which was bolstered by a bump in royalty payments from his 2014 memoir. Read More »

LegacyTexas Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:LTXB) Buckles Under The Trend Lines

Insiders sold a total of 37,000 shares of company stock valued at $1,532,125 over the last ninety days. First Trust Advisors LP raised its position in LegacyTexas Financial Group by 91.1% in the third quarter. The original version of this piece can be accessed at Read More »