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Lower sales drag down profit for Macy's


Disappointing quarterly results from Macy's , Kohl's and other big department store chains put investors in a selling mood, sending USA stocks lower. JC Penney, which has more than 1,000 branches across the U.S., reported total sales of $2.7bn in the three months to the end of April - a fall of 3.7%. Read More »

South Sudan's ousted army chief says no retaliation in mind


The circumstances under which he left the capital in the night remains unclear, and no one knows what prompted him to leave before handing over the office. Ateny Wek Ateny told The Associated Press that Malong was removed because he had been in charge for over three years. General Paul Malong is accused of ethnic war against people not belonging to his ethnic majority tribe. Read More »

Speeding Amtrak engineer charged in 2015 crash that killed 8

National Transportation Safety Board investigators said the train was traveling at 105 miles (170 kilometers) an hour, twice the speed limit, when the driver slammed on the emergency brakes just before the crash. Reports showed that Bostian, who had only begun working the route a few weeks prior, accelerated to 106mph on a 50mph curve, which caused the train to derail and injured more than 200 of the 238 passengers. Read More »

Police clear 1600 migrants from Paris tent camp


The operation, which involved about 350 officers, unfolded without reports of violence or injury. The settlements, which authorities say were composed mostly of migrants and refugees from Afghanistan and Africa, had grown up around a major thoroughfare near a government-run refugee center established a year ago, according to The Associated Press . Read More »

Notable Stock within Investor Radar: Finisar Corporation's (FNSR)

As per Friday, December 9, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus. US based company, Finisar Corporation (FNSR)'s latest closing price distance was -11.72% from the average-price of 200 days while it maintained a distance from the 50 Day Moving Average at -8.36% and 5.67% compared with the 20 Day Moving Average. Read More »

United Kingdom government in dark over who behind cyber attack

Thousands of companies and organizations in 99 countries saw their computers infected with particularly malicious ransomware yesterday, disrupting hospitals as well as the operations of global shipper FedEx. A hacking group called Shadow Brokers released the malware in April claiming to have discovered the flaw from the NSA, Kaspersky said. Microsoft on Friday said it was pushing out automatic Windows updates to defend clients from WannaCry. Read More »

'SA affected in global cyberattack'

Security researchers said they observed some victims paying via the digital currency bitcoin, though they did not know what percent had given in to the digital extortionists. Spain said on Friday a large number of companies, including telecommunications giant Telefonica, had been infected with malicious software known as "ransomware" which locks up computers and demands ransoms. Read More »

North Dakota's March oil production numbers are in


The March tallies are the latest figures available. The state's rig count has been slowly increasing from 39 in February, 46 in March, 50 in April and on Friday, 51 wells were actively drilling. Helms also discussed the failed vote in the U.S. Senate to repeal the Bureau of Land Management's rules regarding natural gas release or flaring. The state saw a slight uptick in rail transportation of crude oil in March, with 27 percent traveling by rail while 58 percent was transported by ... Read More »

Medley Management Inc (MDLY) Receives Hold Rating from Keefe, Bruyette & Woods


Zacks Investment Research downgraded Medley Management from a "strong-buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Wednesday, January 18th. 08/19/2016 - Compass Point began new coverage on Medley Management Inc. Arete Wealth Advisors LLC boosted its position in shares of Medley Capital Corp by 0.5% in the third quarter. Mackenzie Financial Corp now owns 78,000 shares of the investment management company's stock valued at $600,000 after buying an additional 54,195 shares during the period. Read More »

Corbyn counters May, says India's rise is not alarmist


But it is the announcement of a new Minister for Peace that is likely to raise eyebrows, given the Labour leader has been dogged with questions over whether he would be willing to use the country's armed forces. Mr Corbyn said Labour would retain the commitment to the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation target of spending 2% of GDP on defence, and strongly criticised the Conservatives' record on the armed forces. Read More »

France's Macron open to talks with willing conservatives


Macron had promised that half his candidates would be newcomers, meaning a diverse range of figures from business, public service, activist groups and academia will get a chance to seek elected office. Valls has held three parliamentary terms and is not a member of Macron's party, making him ineligible under the strict terms the party has set out for candidates. Read More »

Massive cyber-attack hits at least 99 countries


Security researchers at Malware Hunter Team said that the ransomware had spread to the United States and South America by Friday evening while Europe and Russian Federation remained the ones to be hit the hardest. "We are aware that a number of NHS organisations have reported that they have suffered from a ransomware attack". Spain, meanwhile, activated a special protocol to protect critical infrastructure in response to the "massive infection" of personal and corporate computers in ... Read More »

FBR & Co Weighs in on Acceleron Pharma Inc's FY2019 Earnings (XLRN)

About 573,286 shares traded. 2U Inc (NASDAQ:TWOU) has risen 10.86% since October 3, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 0.05% the S&P500. As per Thursday, January 21, the company rating was initiated by Credit Suisse. The rating was initiated by Citigroup with "Neutral" on Thursday, September 29. Read More »

Next Weeks Broker Price Targets For Terex Corporation (NYSE:TEX)


The stock is now trading with a distance of 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of -1.37%. About shares traded. Beigene Ltd (ADR) (NASDAQ:BGNE) has risen 32.23% since September 29, 2016 and is uptrending. It now has negative earnings. It delivers lifecycle solutions to a range of industries, including the construction, infrastructure, manufacturing, shipping, utility, quarrying and mining industries. Read More »

Brixmor Property Group Inc. (NYSE:BRX) showed P/E ratio of 20.33

The stock of Brixmor Property Group Inc (NYSE:BRX) has "Buy" rating given on Friday, January 20 by SunTrust. Sterne Agee CRT downgraded the stock to "Neutral" rating in Wednesday, December 9 report. The company has 2.24 value in price to sale ratio while price to book ratio was recorded as 1.24. As of December 31, 2016, it owned interests in 512 shopping centers (the Portfolio) with approximately 86 million square feet of gross leasable area (GLA), including 511 shopping centers and one ... Read More »

Colony NorthStar Inc (CLNS) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.38 Per Share

The business is expected to report its next earnings results on Thursday, August 3rd. Analysts expect Ecology and Environment (NASDAQ:EEI) to report $0.00 EPS on June, 13. Oskie Mgmt Limited Liability Com reported 6.71% of its portfolio in Colony NorthStar Inc (NYSE:CLNS). Atria Investments LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Colony NorthStar during the first quarter valued at $148,000. Read More »

Hot Performer of the day: Sealed Air Corporation

Now the P/E of Sealed Air Corporation stands at 17.22. The Q2 2017 consensus earnings estimates for the company have stabilized at US$0.71 per share. Strong Sell. Investors might also notice that two months ago the Buy recommendations (0) were less than Sell recommendations (0). Relative strength index (RSI-14) for Sealed Air Corporation (SEE ) is at 38.28. Read More »

Targa Resources, Inc. (NYSE:TRGP) Broker Views On Wall Street

The correct version of this article can be accessed at The firm has "Buy" rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Thursday, August 4. BMO Capital Markets reaffirmed a "hold" rating and set a $49.00 price target on shares of Targa Resources Corp in a research report on Monday, April 17th. Read More »

Ransomware cyber strike 'biggest in history'


By Friday night, as many as 99 countries had been hit by hackers who exploited a known vulnerability in Microsoft Windows to lock scores of computers and demand a ransom in order to permit their continued use, according to the cybersecurity firm Avast . Read More »

Trump names 2 to serve on embattled energy panel


Politico reports that Chatterjee was named along with Rob Powelson, a Pennsylvania regulator, to fill two of the three vacancies in the FERC leadership, according to an official White House statement . "It's very frustrating that we are here at May 3 and there hasn't been a quorum at FERC for months now", Senate Energy Chairwoman Lisa Murkowski said. Read More »

Stock'S Earning Overview Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A. (BBVA)

ETRADE Capital Management LLC boosted its stake in shares of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA by 38.2% in the third quarter. Insiders own 22.18% of the company shares. The legal version of this article can be viewed at Read More »

Zacks Investment Research Lowers W&T Offshore, Inc. (WTI) to Hold


When we look at the Volatility of the company, Week Volatility is at 10.39% whereas Month Volatility is at 6.25%. P/E of the company is not reported. W&T Offshore, Inc. (WTI ) has made its way to a 12-month decline of -6.64%. Return on Investment measures the amount of return on an investment relative to the investment's cost. Read More »