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Applications for US jobless aid rise but remain at low level


The last time state unemployment offices sent out fewer checks to jobless Americans was in April 2000, the government reported Thursday . Initial claims have been below the benchmark level of 300,000 for 111 weeks in succession with a very prolonged period of low claims. Read More »

Economy Watch: Economy Adds Just Short of 100K Jobs in March

On top of that, the totals from January and February were revised down by a combined 38,000 jobs. American job growth slowed sharply last month, surprisingly tumbling to its lowest level in almost a year - although bad weather probably depressed the numbers. Read More »

United Airlines says it will testify at House hearing

The 69-year-old doctor suffered a concussion, his lawyer said. He said he had conferred with the company's board of directors and expects to remain as the airline's chief executive despite calls for him to resign. Asked Tuesday who was to blame for the incident, Munoz said in a call to discuss United's latest earnings that " the buck stops here ", in reference to himself, but that the altercation was the result of a "system failure across various levels". Read More »

United Kingdom lawmakers overwhelmingly vote to support snap election


Labour supported the start of the formal Brexit process last month, but has demanded certain conditions, such as retaining strong economic ties with the bloc. May's Conservatives now hold 330 House of Commons seats and Labour 229. Both Labour and Liberal Democrats have officially welcomed the early poll and are expected to back it in Wednesday afternoon's vote. Read More »

Apartment Investment and Management Company (AIV)

Apartment Invt & Mgmt Co now has $6.98 billion valuation. The company's 50 day moving average price is $44.54 and its 200-day moving average price is $43.99. Sell-side analyst recommendations point to a short term price target of $46.85 on the shares of Apartment Investment and Management Company (AIV ). Read More »

Danaher Corporation Earnings Ahead: Quick Glance

Similarly, for the full year, the company continued to expect its earlier earnings outlook thus depressing investors sentiments on the stock. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.91 earnings per share. The correct version of this piece of content can be accessed at Read More »

Swedish media name Stockholm truck attack suspect

Huge crowds gathered in Stockholm for a "Lovefest" vigil against terrorism yesterday, two days after a truck attack that police believe was committed by an Uzbek man interested in jihadist groups. Swedish Prosecution Authority spokeswoman Karin Rosander said a second person has been arrested in connection with the attack and is suspected of terrorist offences, including murder. Read More »

Ossoff into runoff with Handel

The last congressional election in Georgia's 6th Congressional District , the Republican incumbent won by more than 20 percentage points. Democrat Jon Ossoff almost won Tuesday night's special election outright thanks largely to voters angry over the presidency of Donald Trump. Read More »

Green Investment Bank sold to Macquarie for £2.3bn


Although all the shares are transferring, the government is appointing independent trustees with the power to ensure it continues to have an environmental mission. The transaction, which is subject to certain regulatory approvals including European Union merger clearance, is expected to close in about two months. Read More »

Toronto stock index, Canadian dollar down


Another factor confronting traders were corporate earnings from a couple of USA behemoths that were disappointing, he added. The S&P/TSX composite index shed 69.69 points to 15,552.88, while the Canadian dollar lost 0.55 of a USA cent to 74.18 cents US. Read More »

Ontario housing measures to deal with speculators, supply, rental issues

The plan could come as soon as tomorrow and is expected to include rent controls, some type of levy on housing speculators, potentially a vacancy tax, rules to curb bidding wars and measures to discourage foreign buyers. A foreign buyers tax will slow but not stop money coming from Chinese investors, said real estate broker Tony Ma, whose HomeLife Landmark Realty Inc is one of the largest brokerages in Toronto serving buyers of Chinese descent. Read More »

GM halts operations in Venezuela after factory is seized

The company has 79 dealers, 2,678 plant workers, and numerous suppliers in the country, all of whom are reportedly irreversibly affected by this latest news. The announcement comes after several people were killed and hundreds were arrested in the biggest anti-government demonstrations in years in Venezuela. Read More »

Colin Miller ready to return for Bruins tonight

The home crowd, already uneasy, saw the Bruins give up another one when Hoffman scored again on the power play at 3:42. They started Game 3 against Ottawa completely flat and fell into a 3-0 hole to the Senators early. I also give a lot of credit to Derick Brassard. The shots in regulation were 28-19 for the Senators. Nash headed to the box by himself and the Senators headed to the power play. Read More »

Analyst Price Targets On NMC Health (LON:NMC)

Therefore 58% are positive. Gemfields PLC had 107 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with "Equal Weight" on Monday, February 29. The firm has "Hold" rating by Summit Research given on Tuesday, March 8. The stock of Gemfields PLC (LON:GEM) earned "Buy" rating by Investec on Monday, August 10. Read More »

Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (HST) Receives Neutral Rating from Boenning Scattergood

Now the shares of Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. Canaccord Genuity reaffirmed a hold rating and issued a $20.00 price objective (up from $17.00) on shares of Host Hotels and Resorts in a research note on Friday, December 23rd. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, March 29th. Looking at this figure it suggests that the shares of Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. On the other side, analysts now consider Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. Read More »

Trump Responds to Canadian Milk Issue During Wisconsin Trip

Dismantling it would mean lower prices at the supermarket, and a more internationally competitive industry, says the paper. The end is coming for Canada's supply managed dairy market, not immediately, but nearly inevitably. farm jobs. New York Sens. Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand, and Wisconsin Sen. "When we renegotiate NAFTA, an agreement I opposed, we should make topic #1 enforcing existing trade commitments‎ to reverse these restrictive dairy pricing policies". Read More »

Cabela's reiterated as Hold By Stifel Nicolaus

Vetr downgraded shares of Cabelas from a "strong-buy" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $60.00 target price for the a report on Monday. Finally, MKM Partners reiterated a neutral rating on shares of Cabelas in a research note on Tuesday, February 21st. Read More »

Verizon reports 20 percent fall in quarterly profit


Verizon Communications Inc. shares fell more than 2% in premarket trading after the telecom company reported first-quarter earnings on Thursday that missed Wall Street expectations. Wireless revenue fell 5 percent in the first quarter to $20.9 billion. Sprint is a communications company offering a range of wireless and wireline communications products and services that are created to meet the needs of consumers, businesses, government subscribers and resellers. Read More »

Analysts Set SSP Group PLC (SSPG) Price Target at $384.80

Goldman Sachs Group Inc upped their price target on shares of SSP Group PLC from GBX 350 ($4.41) to GBX 389 ($4.90) and gave the company a "neutral" rating in a research report on Thursday, December 22nd. This is a positive change from Epwin Group PLC's previous dividend of $2.20. Capital Insight Partners LLC purchased a new position in shares of Vodafone Group Plc during the third quarter valued at $1,476,000. Read More »

Stocks Alert InvenSense Inc (NYSE:INVN), CBL & Associates Properties, Inc. (NYSE:CBL)

The company's market cap is $1.18 Billion, and the average volume is 1.7 Million. As analysts monitor volatile markets in recent weeks they have updated their price targets on shares of InvenSense, Inc. InvenSense has a 12-month low of $5.42 and a 12-month high of $12.95. Angled up and price is moving up (or was recently) overall, angled down and price is moving down overall, moving sideways and the price is likely in a range. Read More »