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German leaders court migrants from Russia ahead of election


Germany is keen to continue the Franco-German diplomatic drive to keep a lid on the situation in Ukraine, where Russia-backed separatists are battling the government. Merkel said that Germany needs France to succeed, emphasising that "Europe will only do well if there is a strong France". She was quick to say, however, that such a plan wasn't meant to be "malicious". Read More »

Time To Rake In Healthy Returns From Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (APC)

The lowest 12-month price target for the shares is $57.00, which would be an increase of about 10% of its current value. Now we look at the Moving Averages, the 200-day is -16.99, the 50-day is -13.08 and the 20-day is -6.89. As of December 31, 2016, the Company had approximately 1.7 billion barrels of oil equivalent (BOE). Robshaw & Julian Associates Inc. boosted its position in Anadarko Petroleum by 0.6% in the third quarter. Read More »

Numis Securities Ltd Reaffirms Buy Rating for Schroders plc (SDR)

Therefore 50% are positive. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have assigned a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the stock. It has underperformed by 3.99% the S&P500. Watchstone Group PLC (LON:QPP) had its price target dropped by equities researchers at Peel Hunt from GBX 290 ($3.75) to GBX 223 ($2.88) in a report released on Thursday, April 27th, StockTargetPrices.com reports. Read More »

Prudential Financial Inc (PRU) Insider Sells $24077470.28 in Stock

Quadrant Capital Group LLC raised its stake in Prudential Public Limited Company by 175.1% in the first quarter. Stratos Wealth Partners LTD. now owns 6,178 shares of the financial services provider's stock worth $504,000 after buying an additional 367 shares during the last quarter. Read More »

Top Kansas Democrats seek $600 million boost in education funding


The bill would raise about $110 million over two years. Digital products, including digital books, games, movies, videos, news and ringtones would be subject to the consumer tax under the revenue bill. The Democrats' measure was defeated by a vote of 12 members in favor, and 18 against. After the floor session, Carmichael said he was happy with the bill's passage, calling it a "cause for celebration". Read More »

SPDR Gold Trust Target of Unusually High Options Trading (GLD)


The S&P 500 Index, along with related funds including the SPDR S&P 500 ETF (NYSEArca: SPY ), iShares Core S&P 500 ETF (NYSEArca: IVV) and Vanguard 500 Index (NYSEArca: VOO), were 0.1% lower Tuesday. The original version of this piece can be accessed at https://transcriptdaily.com/2017/05/17/spdr-gold-trust-target-of-unusually-high-options-trading-gld.html. Read More »

Teck Resources' (TECK-B) Buy Rating Reiterated at TD Securities

About 380,424 shares traded. Affiliated Managers Group, Inc. Teck Resources Ltd (NYSE:TECK)'s trailing twelve month revenues are $7.66 Billion, whereas its price to sales ratio for the same period is 1.39. About 2.12 million shares traded. Horgen Jay C. sold $11.45 million worth of stock. Investors sentiment increased to 1.13 in Q4 2016. Its up 0.19, from 0.94 in 2016Q3. Read More »

4 men arrested in London on suspicion of terrorist plot


The arrests came as a part of an ongoing investigation by the Metropolitan Police and the MI5 intelligence agency. The Met said the four arrests, all in east London, were planned and part of an on-going investigation by the force's counter-terror unit and MI5. Read More »

Hospital computer hit by ransomware


The virus, which took control of users' files, spread to 100 countries, including Spain, France and Russian Federation. Xinhua News Agency reports that by Saturday evening, 29,372 institutions had been infected along with hundreds of thousands of devices. Read More »

Nationwide Fund Advisors Has $6.341 Million Stake in Mattel, Inc. (MAT)

AGF Investments Inc. now owns 213,273 shares of the company's stock worth $6,454,000 after buying an additional 16,386 shares in the last quarter. DnB Asset Management AS raised its stake in shares of Mattel by 10.5% in the third quarter. The firm's revenue for the quarter was down 15.4% compared to the same quarter a year ago. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted ($0.14) EPS. Read More »

Australia's banks have 'target on their chests' in Federal Budget 2017

A new training fund will be launched paid for by a levy on businesses bringing in foreign workers.Businesses will have to pay an annual levy of $1200 -$1800 per worker per year to bring in people on the two-year temporary worker visa. She also warned that despite assurances from Mr Morrison, banks would find a way to pass the levy on to shareholders, customers and ordinary borrowers. Read More »

Eli Lilly and Co (LLY) Rating Lowered to Hold at Argus

Typically, a stock scoring an 8 or 9 would be seen as strong. Eli Lilly and (NYSE:LLY) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, April 25th. First Command Financial Services Inc. boosted its position in Eli Lilly and by 7.3% in the first quarter. Nonetheless, from here on out, earnings per share forecasts for the current quarter are $1.05. Read More »

Micron Technology, Inc. (MU) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts

The company moved in the past week with shift of 0.73%. Novanta Inc (USA) (NASDAQ:NOVT) has risen 81.64% since October 6, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 14.28% the S&P500. Panagora Asset Management owns 42,271 shares. Analysts expect that Micron Technology will post $4.28 EPS for the current year. Three analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, twenty-nine have issued a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company's stock. Read More »

McAuliffe signs executive order to limit carbon emissions from power plants


McAuliffe's announcement was hailed by environmentalists, who helped the governor get elected in 2013 but have been mixed on his record in office. McAuliffe announced that he is seizing Virginia's best opportunity for meaningful progress on climate change and growing clean energy: by limiting and reducing risky power plant carbon pollution in Virginia, using the proven, market-based approach of allowance trading. Read More »

More Victims Expected In Unprecedented Cyberattack As Users Log On Monday

An worldwide manhunt was under way for the plotters behind the world's biggest-ever computer ransom assault which has affected more than 150 countries. In Russia, government agencies insisted that all attacks had been resolved. They advised those whose networks have been effectively shut down by the ransomware attack not to make the payment demanded - the equivalent of $300, paid in the digital currency bitcoin, delivered to a likely untraceable destination that consists merely of a ... Read More »

Ralph Lauren names Procter & Gamble executive as CEO


The company said today that it has named Procter & Gamble veteran Patrice Louvet president and CEO, effective July 17, 2017. The new CEO, Patrice Louvet, replaces short-tenured top exec Stefan Larsson, who joined Ralph Lauren in 2015 after jumping ship from Old Navy. Read More »

Video of officer using stun gun on handcuffed man leaked


The video was leaked just weeks after former police Officer Roy Oliver shot and killed Jordan, a passenger in a auto full of teens fleeing a house party. You get it? Because I ain't playing with you today. "We've had to deal with you about every day for a. you know", he said, trailing off. Stephenson was known to the officers as a repeat offender having pleaded guilty to resisting arrest, criminal trespass and mischief, court records show. Read More »

European Union call with USA buys time on wider airline electronics ban


The Department of Homeland Security sparked deep concern in Europe last week when it said it would soon decide on extending the ban to European airlines. Some US and European airlines have been planning for a wider ban, industry officials have told Reuters. The EU document added that placing laptops in luggage holds "presents an increased safety risk to the aircraft, due to the lithium batteries contained in such devices". Read More »

United States hands Arctic Council gavel over to Finland

High-level officials from th. The United States officially ended its chairmanship over the Arctic Council - a body of eight arctic nations - with US Secretary of State handing the presidency to Finland. Tillerson announced that the United States will not rush to make a decision on its policies. After two years of chairing the council, the USA handed the gavel off to Finland. Read More »

Buy-to-let lending for house purchase drops by nearly 80%


Landlords borrowed a total of £900m for new acquisitions in March, down 79.5% compared with the same month past year, when £4.4bn worth of loans were advanced for buy-to-let investments. Paul Smee, director general of the CML, said: "Comparing this March to past year is misleading because of the peak in activity before the stamp duty changes last Spring". Read More »

Oil prices retreat on profit-taking

In a joint statement Opec's de facto leader Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation, the world's second largest oil producer, said they had come to the conclusion that the agreement needs to be extended. Libya is ratcheting up oil output with less than two weeks to go before the world's biggest exporters decide whether to extend production cuts to clear a supply glut. Read More »