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Dollar rebounds from lows vs yen: healthcare bill eyed

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House of Representatives is scheduled to vote Thursday on the Republican-backed American Health Care Act, but it's not clear if the House or the Senate will approve the bill. AUD/USD is supported around 0.7582 levels and now trading at 0.7624 levels. It had hit a historic low in mid-January. The Stoxx Europe 600 Index dropped 0.2 percent, with oil and gas companies down 0.9 percent. Read More »

Most Active Stock: First Solar, Inc. (FSLR)

The consensus numbers take into account the reports from over 160 brokerage firms. First Solar now has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average target price of $44.31. Analysts mean target price for Mobileye N.V. (NYSE:MBLY) is $56.48 while their mean recommendation is 2.90 (1=Buy, 5=sell). Following the completion of the transaction, the chief financial officer now directly owns 571 shares in the company, valued at $18,591.76. Read More »

'Terrorists will never win' - Sunderland MPs speak after Westminster attack

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Pc Keith Palmer, a 48-year-old husband and father and Charlton Athletic season ticket-holder, was stabbed to death in the attack. Palmer was among four victims killed in the deadly vehicle and knife attack outside U.K. "He will be deeply missed", they said. We will be offering every support we can to them as they try to come to terms with their devastating loss. Read More »

Dollar General battles through retail pressure

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On the sales side, DG's revenues are expected to climb to $5.29B versus prior year's Q4 result of $5.29B. Post-earnings, Dollar General Corporation stock ranged between $83.76 and $85.05 after opening the day (03/11/2016) at $83.96. Price changes resulting from an earnings surprise can be felt immediately. Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) tinted gains of +0.54% (+0.39 points) to US$73.2. Read More »

Debate renewed over economic benefits of Keystone pipeline

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TransCanada Corporation said on Friday that the U.S. Department of State had signed and issued a Presidential permit authorizing the company to construct and operate the Keystone XL pipeline. Beyond miniscule long-term jobs prospects, Keystone opponents have said the project will exacerbate climate change , in that tar sands oil emits greater amounts of greenhouse gases than crude oil, and sends a signal of continued fossil fuel reliance at a time when the global energy systems need to ... Read More »

Royal Jordanian Airlines mock Trump after his laptop ban

During the USA election campaign when Trump promised voters to ban Muslims from entering the country, Royal Jordanian encouraged passengers to book flights to the U.S. Not only customers, but the airlines are also affected by this. "Think of reasons why you don't have a laptop or tablet with you". On Twitter, they shared a list of activities one should do while travelling that do not involve electronic devices. Read More »

21st Century Fox's bid for Sky to be investigated by United Kingdom regulators

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The news comes after Bradley said on March 6 that she was "minded" to refer the takeover to Ofcom as she believed there to be public interest considerations that would warrant further investigation. Ms Bradley told MPs that she had considered representations from the broadcasters but she was not satisfied that her concerns had been addressed. The regulators will have until 16 May to prepare their reports. Read More »

Blue-chip stocks of the day: Skyworks Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ : SWKS)

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Vetr upgraded shares of Skyworks Solutions from a sell rating to a hold rating and set a $95.08 price objective for the company in a research note on Monday. On a year-over-year basis, that compares with an EPS comp of $1.25. The weekly performance of Skyworks Solutions, Inc.is -2.39%, presenting a monthly performance value of 0.18% with the quarterly performance value of 25.30%. Read More »

Shares in PNC Financial Services Group Inc (PNC) Acquired by Dodge & Cox

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Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in PNC. 01/03/2017 - PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. The return on equity ratio or ROE stands at 16.6 percent while most common profitability ratio return on investment (ROI) was 13.4 percent. 06/02/2015 - Piper Jaffray began new coverage on Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. Read More »

Finance Bill's political funding tenet upends govt's vow to tackle graft

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The cabinet also approved amendments in Customs and Excise Act. This, he said , is being done to ensure that the Rajya Sabha will not get a chance to play its constitutionally mandated roll in terms of examining and constructively critiquing legislation and it also ensures that the entire process of Parliamentary Standing Committees which scrutinise the Bills are also bypassed. Read More »

Fired US Attorney Preet Bharara to Teach at NYU

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State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has hired on Howard McMaster, a top-flight public corruption prosecutor, to focus specifically on President Donald Trump, the Wall Street Journal reports. The time he was with Schumer included the US Senate Judiciary Committee's investigation into the selective firings in 2007 of US attorneys. He also spent a number of years in private practice before entering public service. Read More »

Mother Brutally Assaulted Daughter For Reciting Bible Verses Incorrectly

They say each time she made a mistake the mother slammed her head into the wall. The victim, who police will only describe as under 13-years-old, said the assault occurred immediately after she woke up from an afternoon nap. She is quoted as telling police, "Please, don't hit me". When nobody answered the phone calls, the mom flew into a rage, the kid told cops, and demanded the young daughter get on her knees in the bathroom - a sure sign a beating was coming, the kid said. Read More »

Seat to launch third SUV in 2018 to slot above Ateca

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The model will sit above the newly launched Ateca and be available in both five and seven-seater versions. The Arona is due in autumn 2017, a smaller Ibiza-based crossover which will be built in Spain. We now recommend the 148bhp 2.0-litre diesel option in the Kodiaq, and that engine is certain to feature in the new SUV's range. "Producing the new SUV in Wolfsburg, in the heart of the Group, will reinforce the ties between Seat and Volkswagen", said Seat president, Luca de Meo. Read More »

Wall Street sinks on fears of delays to Trump tax cuts

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The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 15.63 points, or 0.08 percent, to 20,652.38, the S&P 500 gained 4.21 points, or 0.18 percent, to 2,348.23 and the Nasdaq Composite added 20.34 points, or 0.35 percent, to 5,814.17. "There are many doubts about whether or not it will pass in the House", said Naeem Aslam, chief market analyst at Think Markets, in a note. Small caps lagged again with the Russell 2000 down 0.8%. Read More »

London police make two more 'significant arrests' in Westminster attack

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Two other people also remain in critical condition, one with life-threatening injuries. Masood was born on Christmas Day as Adrian Russell Elms. The working assumption was that the perpetrator of the driving and stabbing attacks that left four victims dead and dozens more injured was a Muslim before the assailant was even identified. Read More »

Penn National Gaming Inc. (PENN) has 1 year Price Target of $17.58

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The volume of 11.55 Million shares climbed down over an trading activity of 8.93 Million shares. The stock of Penn National Gaming, Inc (NASDAQ:PENN) is a huge mover today! It has underperformed by 2.12% the S&P500. Raymond James & owns 42,535 shares. Investors expected a price target of 0.32 for this quarter. HG Vora Capital Management LLC increased its position in Penn National Gaming by 235.0% in the third quarter. Read More »

JC Penney Company, Inc. (JCP) Closed the Last Trading Session at $5.5

IHRT's SI was 77,600 shares in March as released by FINRA. Now the shares of Sirius XM Holdings Inc. It has outperformed by 60.69% the S&P500. ABR value is precisely based on brokerage recommendations, where out of 16 brokerage recommendations 6 rate J C Penney Company Inc (NYSE:JCP) stock a Strong Buy, 0 rate the stocks of the company a Buy, 9 rate Hold, 0 rate Sell and 1 recommend a Strong Sell. Read More »

Trump administration approves Keystone XL pipeline

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Girling said the pipeline was the safest and most reliable way to move gas products. KXL - a 1,700-mile pipeline starting in Alberta that would transport 830,000 b/d, including 100,000 b/d from the Bakken Shale, to refineries on the U.S. Read More »

California Lawmakers on Hold for GOP Health Plan Vote

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Richard Hudson, R-N.C. "There is no question in my mind at least that the president and the team here have left everything on the field", Spicer said during the White House press briefing on Friday. and that the president asked the speaker to pull the bill. "You may be a great negotiator - rookie's error for bringing this up on a day when clearly you're not ready". Read More »

Trumpcare Vote Yanked In First Blow To Donald Trump Presidency

But nothing at this point is certain. House Minority Leader, Nancy Pelosi, said Mr. Trump had made a "rookie's error" bringing a bill to the floor that wasn't ready. Still, the inability to reach consensus on a bill, given its control of the House, Senate and White House, badly hurts its image as a party that can govern.The party has vowed repeatedly over the past eight years that it would repeal and replace Obamacare. Read More »

GOP hardliners demand maternity benefits be nixed from healthcare bill

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What we do know is that the bill is unpopular - with a favorable rating of 17 percent according to a Quinnipiac University poll - and that it can't pass the Senate without either substantial modification or a whole bunch of senators very suddenly dropping major objections to anything that causes that many people to lose their insurance coverage. Read More »