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House Election-Georgia story

Democrats were hoping for a surprise win in Georgia, but they came up just short in Tuesday night's special election in a district held by Republicans for almost four decades. Ossoff ran his campaign as a referendum on the president - an action the Commander-in-Chief seemed to have noticed, as he tweeted seven times about the race on Tuesday including after the results had been reported. Read More »

OPEC figures show oil output cuts exceeded pledge in March

Crude surged on Wednesday, putting oil prices on track for their longest winning streak since August 2016 on reports Saudi Arabia will back extending output reductions. Crude oil futures were largely unchanged on Thursday, with the market torn between rising U.S. production and the output cuts being made by OPEC and other producers. Read More »

Stock Stepping Up to a Recent High: UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH)

Mizuho maintained the shares of UNH in report on Wednesday, October 19 with "Buy" rating. The stock of UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, November 30 by Mizuho. It increased, as 37 investors sold UnitedHealth Group Inc shares while 473 reduced holdings. Finally, Putnam FL Investment Management Co. raised its position in shares of UnitedHealth Group by 1.3% in the third quarter. Read More »

Pence In South Korea, Visits DMZ And US Troops

He says the Trump administration's plans to simplify the US tax code and cut the corporate tax rate will "benefit every business represented here today". On the campaign trail, Trump criticized the South Korea-US free trade agreement as a "job killer" especially for the US auto industry, and immediately already pulled out of the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership after taking office. Read More »

Trump Moves to Stabilize the Obamacare Exchanges

Chamber of Commerce was among eight influential trade groups, including America's Health Insurance Plans and the American Medical Association, that wrote the president a letter stressing that point, according to the Huffington Post. The administration also placed curbs on "special enrollment periods" that allow consumers to sign up or change coverage outside the normal enrollment period if they have a big change in their life like a move, divorce or the birth of a child. Read More »

Circuit breaker failure causes massive power outage in San Francisco


The citywide power outage occurred around 9:19 a.m. The outage halted the city's iconic cable auto operations and stuck 20 elevators with people inside. Office workers spilled onto city streets in the heart of the business district, milling about as traffic snarled, since stoplights were not working. Read More »

AFLAC Incorporated (AFL) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Deutsche Bank AG


Mosaic Family Wealth LLC now owns 1,766 shares of the financial services provider's stock worth $127,000 after buying an additional 520 shares during the last quarter. The correct version of this article can be accessed at [[permalink]]. AFLAC Incorporated (NYSE:AFL)'s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve month stands at 1.31, whereas its price to book ratio for most recent quarter sits at 1.47. Read More »

Ichiro leaves Seattle fans cheering with HR in last at bat


In the ninth inning of a 10-5 loss otherwise forgettable for the Marlins , Ichiro came up one final time and hit the first pitch he saw from Mariners reliever Evan Marshall over the wall in right center field for a solo home run. The last one was a ideal game by Philip Humber of the Chicago White Sox almost four year ago - a 4-0 loss on April 21, 2012, also at Safeco Field . Cruz, who was 0-for-3 and was hit by a pitch, had his seven-game hitting streak snapped. Read More »

Tory schools failure means children "crammed in like sardines", says Corbyn

And he told MPs: "We welcome the opportunity of a general election because it gives the British people the chance to vote for a Labour government that will put the interests of the majority first". We understand that, in the immediate run up to an election, signalling a willingness to work with other parties might be hard but we hope you'll agree that the times we are living in require leaders to be courageous and visionary, to actively build a more positive politics. Read More »

March 2017 NPD: Nintendo Switch sales surpass 906000 in the U.S.

Breath of the Wild is the fastest-selling Nintendo launch title ever and the fastest-selling Zelda title across its entire 30-year history. It will reportedly center on new details regarding the company's latest gaming console system, the Nintendo Switch, as well as other news regarding the Nintendo 3DS. Read More »

Discovery Communications (DISCA) Receiving Favorable Media Coverage, Report Shows

Its up 130% from 1,000 shares previously. Shares of Discovery Communications Inc. It has outperformed by 5.69% the S&P500. The analyst recommendations from a month ago are 3 Buy, 1 Overweight, 4 Sell, 19 Hold and 1 Underweight. The stock is performing 6.97% year to date. Discovery Communications (NASDAQ:DISCA) has insider ownership of 5.78% and institutional ownership of 41.96%. Read More »

Saudi Arabia said to cut oil output to lowest since January

Analysts said there are worries demand growth could falter, and other indicators were warning that the market had not yet cleared enough of its surplus to keep prices rising. Energy Information Agency Tuesday, which said American producers would likely increased their 2018 output by around 7.37% to 9.9 million barrels per day. Read More »

China "seriously concerned" about DPRK nuclear, missile development: FM

The U.S. has been in discussion with China - North Korea's main ally - in attempts to apply pressure on North Korea's leadership to restrain their nuclear ambitions. On Monday U.S. Vice President Mike Pence put North Korea on notice, warning that recent U.S. strikes in Syria and Afghanistan showed that the Trump administration's resolve should not be tested. Read More »

Investors Catching Stocks Coeur Mining, Inc. (CDE)

It also conducts ongoing exploration activities in Alaska, Argentina, Bolivia, Mexico, and Nevada. Zacks Investment Research raised Coeur Mining from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $8.50 price objective on the stock in a research report on Monday, March 13th. Read More »

Current Market Buzz: Ascena Retail Group Inc. (ASNA), ContraVir Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (CTRV)

These analysts and investment firms use various valuation methods to decide a price target for a stock. Over the past 50 days, Ascena Retail Group, Inc. The difference between Actual EPS and Estimated EPS was 0.03 Percent. The company's institutional ownership is monitored at 94.8 percent. (ASNA) has a trading volume of 5.33 Million shares, with an average trading volume of 2600 shares - with shares dropping to a 52 week low of $3.53, and the company's shares hitting a 52 week high of $ 9.79. Read More »

Ontario sets tax on foreign buyers to cool Toronto housing market

Canada's largest province is implementing a 15% foreign buyer's tax in Southern Ontario. "I look at housing as a place to live for people in this city". It's not clear of they plan on making this data public. Known as "assignment" in the real estate industry, many purchasers now enter into contractual agreements to buy property, then offload their interest in property/units to another buyer before the start of the occupancy period or the official closing/registration of the building. Read More »

President Trump Blasts Canadian Dairy Farmers, Again

US dairy farms, MacNaughton said, are hurt by shifts in the global market, not Canadian policies. Both are Trump allies. -Canada end of the NAFTA agreement. USA dairy officials weren't buying it. This would require provincial approvals and is something that the Europe-Canada trade deal insisted on and obtained. Read More »

Sinking feeling for Rite Aid

Micron Tech Incorporated (NASDAQ:MU) had a decrease of 1.34% in short interest. Snow Mngmt Lp owns 2.84M shares or 1.53% of their United States portfolio. The Company's services include account reconciliation services, bank by mail, personal money orders, bill payment, remote deposit, cash management services, safe deposit boxes, collection services securities transactions, controlled disbursement accounts, signature guarantee services, drive-through banking, merchant credit card services, and ... Read More »

Turkish election commission rejects calls to annul referendum


The opposition is particularly incensed by a last-minute move by the YSK to accept ballot documents in envelopes without an official stamp. "Our monitoring showed the "Yes" campaign dominated the media coverage and this, along with restrictions on the media, the arrests of journalists and the closure of media outlets, reduced voters' access to a plurality of views". Read More »

Ontario set to slap foreign buyers tax to cool Toronto property market

A 15 per cent tax on home purchases by non-resident foreigners. Wynne acknowledged that the government will wait and see what impact the measures will have and wouldn't rule out taking further action, if necessary. But more important than the actual speculation tax is the fact that the provincial government will begin to collect citizenship information for every person buying a residential property in the Greater Golden Horseshoe . Read More »