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Based Devon Energy names new CFO

Benson Investment Management Company Inc. acquired a new stake in Devon Energy Corp during the first quarter valued at approximately $2,055,000. Finally, Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Devon Energy Corp from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Tuesday, February 21st. Read More »

Activision Blizzard, Inc (NASDAQ:ATVI) Reviewed By Analysts

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State Street Corp now owns 24,959,392 shares of the company's stock worth $901,283,000 after buying an additional 662,244 shares in the last quarter. Principal Financial Group Inc. (ATVI ) has a market capitalization of 36.69 Billion. (ATVI) reported its Actual EPS of $0.92/share. Coatue Management Llc acquired 136,542 shares as Activision Blizzard Inc (ATVI)'s stock declined 18.12%. Read More »

VP Pence warns North Korea: 'The sword stands ready'

However, Trump has also shown willingness to link trade to other issues, saying he would cut a better trade deal with China if it exerts influence on North Korea. President Donald Trump's claims that it had been heading to the Korean peninsula were initially dismissed, then later confirmed. Mr Lu added that tension was already high in the region before the latest comments from Pyongyang. Read More »

Brokerages Set WM Morrison Supermarkets PLC (MRW) Price Target at $201.81

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The lowest target is $20 while the high is $24.25. The brokerage now has GBX 500 ($6.29) price target on the stock, up from their prior price target of GBX 400 ($5.03). It now has negative earnings. The Company's divisions include Ruby Tuesday concept and Lime Fresh concept. Jefferies Group LLC boosted their price target on shares of WM Morrison Supermarkets PLC from GBX 225 ($2.83) to GBX 230 ($2.89) and gave the company a "hold" rating in a research report on Thursday, January 5th. Read More »

Opposition protests in Venezuela leave 2 deaths, 270 arrests

The President has accused the USA of funding right-wing opposition groups and called for the expansion of armed civilian militias following weeks of violent protests in the nation's capital. Jorban Contreras, a paramedic and director of the civil protection unit in Tachira, said the woman lost a lot of blood and was already dead from a gunshot wound to her chest when he arrived. Read More »

Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. Posted gains of 8.26% in the Last Trade

Credit Suisse Group AG reissued an "underperform" rating and set a $6.00 price target on shares of Cliffs Natural Resources in a report on Friday, January 13th. To make a proper assessment, investors seek a sound estimate of this year's and next year's earnings per share (EPS), as well as a strong sense of how much the company will earn even farther down the road. Read More »

United Kingdom parliament clears mid-term 'Brexit poll'

May, who had taken charge as Prime Minister just weeks after Britain's voted to leave the European Union in June 2016, had repeatedly dismissed the idea of an early election. He added that the snap elections would allow May to focus on the closing of the final Brexit deal with the European Union instead of preparing for a general election previously due in May 2020. Read More »

Oil prices fall on expected climb in US production

West Texas Intermediate for May delivery fell 25 cents to $52.40 a barrel at 9:16 a.m. on the New York Mercantile Exchange. On Wednesday, crude prices tumbled more than 3.5 per cent as US government data showed domestic crude stocks fell less than expected in the latest week and gasoline stocks posted a surprising 1.5-million-barrel build. Read More »

Hartford Financial Services Group's (HIG) Outperform Rating Reaffirmed at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods

The IHT Group offers inspection services and heat treating services. BlackRock Fund Advisors boosted its stake in shares of Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. The company has market cap of $17.27 billion. The Firm has businesses engaged in retail banking, corporate and institutional banking, asset management and residential mortgage banking, providing its services and products nationally, as well as other services and products. Read More »

Barometer Capital Management Inc. Acquires New Stake in Western Digital Corp (WDC)

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AGF Investments Inc. now owns 1,364,181 shares of the data storage provider's stock valued at $79,727,000 after buying an additional 164,906 shares in the last quarter. If you are accessing this piece on another website, it was stolen and reposted in violation of USA and global copyright and trademark legislation. Western Digital Corp (NASDAQ:WDC) opened at 82.87 on Tuesday. Read More »

Will Trump's executive order hurt tech firm hiring?

Neha Gayal, an engineer seeking immigration opportunities to the U.S., is trying to look at the positive side of President Donald Trump's executive order to restrict H-1B visas. The White House sees the decree as a way to spur momentum towards a broader congressional reform of the H-1B scheme - whose outline remains unclear. Read More »

TPP minus the USA to be discussed in May in Hanoi

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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. However, Trump has already declared that if China can not "solve North Korea", the United States is prepared to go it alone through other, namely military, means. Read More »

Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (NYSE:VRX) Slides -1.35% in Pre-Market

The stock had previously closed at $8.95. Wall Street analysts polled by Zacks Research have set a consensus price target of $19 on Callon Petroleum Company (NYSE:CPE) shares. Out of the gate, QUALCOMM, Inc. shares are 0.7% higher at $52.97. The company has a 50 day moving average of $14.58 and a 200-day moving average of $20.65. Read More »

Missing Maury teacher, student located in California

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The nearest police station from the cabin, O'Hare said, is two hours away. According to the Siskiyou County Sheriff's Office spokesperson Kelly Giordano, the license plate had been removed from the vehicle. He said she did not act like a rescued person. The man who led authorities to the 15-year-old missing student who vanished with her teacher opened up about the tense moments that led to the teen's safe return. Read More »

French economist who predicted Trump win is betting on Le Pen

Although prosecutors have refused to say if the two men arrested were aiming to attack a particular candidate, Fillon said of himself that it was "not out of the question that the candidate who has the most radical plan to take on Islamic terrorism be the target". Read More »

Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) Under Analyst Spotlight

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The number of recommendations with "hold" ratings remained unchanged. (VCRA) are forecasted by the analysts to move at -$0.08 in current quarter, from -$0.03 a year-ago quarter. Many traders and investors view the 52-week high or low as an important factor in determining a stock's current value and predicting future price movement. Read More »

Juventus and Monaco advance to semis

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We have to give our absolute maximum. "We played a very poor first half in Turin and that has cost us dearly". "Going through is not a big achievement if we do not ascend to the throne of champions". Allegri said Juventus must not get ahead of themselves and focus on the job at hand in the Serie A - the top division football league in Italy. "It would have been fair if we had won tonight (Wednesday), but Juventus deserved to advance". Read More »

Debenhams Plc's (DEB) "Reduce" Rating Reaffirmed at HSBC Holdings plc

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Moreover, Skylands Capital Llc has 0.26% invested in the company for 174,134 shares. Delaware-based Tiverton Asset Ltd Liability has invested 0.51% in Tesco PLC (LON:TSCO). 114 funds opened positions while 731 raised stakes. Westwood Corp Il reported 0.11% stake. Arrow Financial Corporation owns 50 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Read More »

South Africans hold nationwide protests against Zuma

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The London protesters consist of South Africans who identified themselves with either African National Congress or Democratic Alliance, the two major political parties in South Africa, yet the two group are in agreement that President Zuma is too worn out to take the county forward. Read More »

People's United Financial, Inc. (PBCT) Given Hold Rating at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods

The stock now has a consensus rating of Hold and a consensus target price of $18.31. Shares of People's United Financial (NASDAQ:PBCT) opened at 17.57 on Friday. A personal check that I put in place when assessing "dividend rockstars" is that they haven't reduced a yield payment for the past 10 years, or at least haven't had any substantial hickups.For example, companies like Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO), Procter & Gamble (NYSE:PG), and Lowe's (NYSE:LOW), who have all been increasing their dividend ... Read More »

Laredo Petroleum (LPI) Shares Cross Below 200 DMA

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They set a "buy" rating and a $18.75 price objective on the stock. Laredo Petroleum, Inc. (LPI ) has 242.59 Million shares outstanding and 238.5 Million shares were floated in market. COPYRIGHT VIOLATION WARNING: This story was first published by Transcript Daily and is the property of of Transcript Daily. If you are accessing this article on another publication, it was copied illegally and republished in violation of United States and worldwide copyright and trademark legislation. Read More »

French president calls defense meeting after Paris shooting

Turkish Foreign Ministry on Friday condemned in a statement Thursday evening's deadly attack targeting police officers in the famous Champs-Elysees boulevard in the French capital. Far-right candidate Marine Le Pen used the aftermath of the attack to call for the government to immediately expel foreigners being monitored by intelligence services and reinstate France's borders. Read More »

Britain Will Be Biggest Brexit Loser, EU Foreign Policy Chief

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The European Parliament is not directly involved in the forthcoming talks on Brexit but is regularly informed and has to agree to a future agreement between the EU and the UK. You can not have your cake and eat it."In draft negotiating guidelines, issued on March 31 and broadly endorsed by the other 27 national governments last week, Tusk made clear Britain has no say: "The future location of the seats of European Union agencies and facilities located in the United Kingdom is a matter for ... Read More »