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Woodlands sealed off as search continues for Trevor Deely in Dublin Woodlands sealed off as search continues for Trevor Deely in Dublin
- August 14, 2017

The search - said to be the most significant since Trevor's disappearance - on the three-acre site will last for a number of weeks. Mr Deely was 22 when he vanished in south Dublin after calling to his office in the then Bank of Ireland Asset Management building on Wilton Terrace in the early hours of December 8 2000 following a work Christmas party. (more...)
Geron Corporation (GERN) Announces Quarterly Earnings Results
- August 14, 2017

Shares of Geron Corporation (GERN ) opened at 2.24 on Wednesday. Insider Trades for Geron Corporation show that the latest trade was made on 29 Jun 2017 where Huh (Hoyoung), the Director completed a transaction type "Buy" in which 6995 shares were traded at a price of $0. (more...)
Havens appeal as US-North Korea sabre-rattling upsets stocks Havens appeal as US-North Korea sabre-rattling upsets stocks
- August 14, 2017

The selling carried through Wednesday's premarket session, with US stock futures falling slightly. Oil managed to end higher today, after the Energy Information Administration reported a bigger-than-expected decrease in domestic crude inventories last week. (more...)
Environment Canada confirms two tornadoes in southwestern Ontario Environment Canada confirms two tornadoes in southwestern Ontario
- August 14, 2017

They say the tornado's track was about five kilometers long and winds were estimated at 180 kilometers per hour. The tornado lifted farm equipment weighing over a ton, including a fork lift, and caused sheds and farm buildings to be completely destroyed. (more...)
Snap Inc. (NYSE:SNAP) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Citigroup Inc
- August 14, 2017

US Bancorp DE acquired a new stake in shares of Snap during the first quarter worth about $101,000. DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale raised its position in Snap-On by 21.2% in the second quarter. Snap-On's payout ratio is now 29.34%. Snap-On announced that its board has initiated a share buyback plan on Monday, August 7th that permits the company to buyback $500.00 million in shares. (more...)
Wheaton Precious Metals Corp Wheaton Precious Metals Corp
- August 14, 2017

The Stock had a 1.5 Consensus Analyst Recommendation 30 Days Ago, whereas 60 days ago and 90 days ago the analyst recommendations were 1.5 and 1.44 respectively. If you are viewing this report on another website, it was illegally stolen and republished in violation of United States and global trademark & copyright laws. (more...)
S&P falls 1.4 pct in safety flight on N. Korea tensions S&P falls 1.4 pct in safety flight on N. Korea tensions
- August 13, 2017

The last time the S&P closed down more than 1 percent was May 17 when it fell 1.8 percent. After paring gains it was still on track for its biggest one-day percentage gain since May 17. bombers. The market jitters gave investors an opportunity to pocket some of their recent gains after a string of record highs fueled by strong corporate earnings. (more...)
Hong Kong Stocks tumble 2%
- August 13, 2017

In Hong Kong, the Hang Seng was also down, 380.99 points, or 1.39%, at 27,063.01. Turnover increased to HK$139.4 billion from HK$122 billion on Thursday. In U.S. stock futures overnight, Dow futures were down 0.03%. The Hang Seng finished sharply lower on Thursday following losses from the financials, properties, casinos and insurance companies. (more...)
USA stock indexes edge higher in early trading; oil slides USA stock indexes edge higher in early trading; oil slides
- August 13, 2017

That weighed on bank shares, which were down the most. The Nasdaq Composite Index climbed 39.68 points, or 0.6%, to close at 6,256.56. Stocks going ex-dividend included BT, Royal Dutch Shell, BP, Lloyds, and pharma companies GSK and AstraZeneca, taking around 41 points off the index. (more...)
Rowan Companies PLC (RDC) Position Maintained by RE Advisers Corp
- August 13, 2017

Finally, Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund increased its position in Rowan Companies PLC by 1.4% in the first quarter. Neuberger Berman Group LLC now owns 10,237 shares of the oil and gas company's stock valued at $159,000 after buying an additional 55 shares in the last quarter. (more...)
Novavax, Inc. (NVAX) Sees Significant Decrease in Short Interest
- August 13, 2017

Novavax reported sales of $2.51 million in the same quarter last year, which indicates a positive year-over-year growth rate of 135.1%. Novavax (NASDAQ:NVAX) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August 8th. Shares of Novavax Inc (NASDAQ:NVAX) now have an Average Brokerage Recommendation of 2.33, number of Recs in ABR is 6 while industry rank of the company by ABR is out of 265. (more...)
Barrick Gold Corp (ABX) - Investment Analysts' Weekly Ratings Changes
- August 13, 2017

Rothschild Investment Corp IL now owns 49,775 shares of the basic materials company's stock worth $792,000 after buying an additional 29,750 shares during the period. (NYSE:DHI). 54,672 were accumulated by Hilltop Holdg. Tcw reported 763,753 shares. (NYSE:DCI). Utah Retirement reported 23,147 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. (more...)
US markets close weak amid US-North Korea tensions US markets close weak amid US-North Korea tensions
- August 13, 2017

The CBOE Volatility Index, a barometer of expected near-term stock market volatility, closed at its highest since the US presidential election on Thursday, but was down 1.22 points at 14.82 points on Friday. In Asia, markets were mostly lower after disappointing Chinese trade data. The stock shed $1.50 to $4.61. The Standard & Poor's 500 index fell 10 points, or 0.4 percent, to 2,463. (more...)
Yuvraj dropped, Ashwin, Jadeja rested for SL limited overs matches Yuvraj dropped, Ashwin, Jadeja rested for SL limited overs matches
- August 13, 2017

The ODI series will commence from Aug 20 at Dambulla. The 15-member squad led by Virat Kohli also features middle order batsman Manish Pandey , who is making a comeback to the ODI side after 2016. Manish Pandey, Shardul Thakur, Yuzvendra Chahal, Axar Patel and KL Rahul have come back into the squad . Team India selectors have announced the squad for the ODIs and one-off T20 against Sri Lanka to be played later this month. (more...)
North Korea Has Markets Nervous But Not Panicked
- August 13, 2017

The broad-based Stoxx Europe 600 stock index dropped 0.5 percent in early trading, with key indices, such as Britain's FTSE 100, Germany's DAX and France's CAC all down 0.5 percent or more. Apple is still up 35% for 2017 and hovers near a record high. While both firms reported strong quarterly revenue gains, they were more cautious about growth prospects ahead. (more...)
Medical Properties Trust (MPW) Receiving Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Analysis Finds
- August 13, 2017

Accern also gave press coverage about the real estate investment trust an impact score of 46.3274815300282 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future. (more...)
Investors React to Trump's North Korea Threats Investors React to Trump's North Korea Threats
- August 13, 2017

The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index .FTEU3 lost 1.11 percent. Eastern time. The Dow Jones industrial average slid 69 points, or 0.3 percent, to 22,016. It's still the highest it's been since May. Seagate shares rose 69 cents to $32.24. The stock was the biggest gainer in the S&P 500. Humana rose $4.74, or 1.9 percent, to $254.96. (more...)
Wall Street set to open flat after inflation data, N.Korea tensions Wall Street set to open flat after inflation data, N.Korea tensions
- August 13, 2017

Fifteen of the Dow's 30 stocks ended higher, led by Home Depot and Travelers' 1.2% rallies. "The slight bias to the upside (in stocks) is a result of the CPI number. "When investors are optimistic to the extreme, it means that most of their money is already in the market and there's no more money coming in", Bruce Bittles, chief investment strategist at Robert W. (more...)
S&P suffers weekly loss amid ongoing US-N.Korea tensions S&P suffers weekly loss amid ongoing US-N.Korea tensions
- August 13, 2017

President Donald Trump warned North Korea again on Thursday not to strike Guam or US allies, saying his earlier threat to unleash "fire and fury" on Pyongyang if it launched an attack may not have been tough enough. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 44.33 points, or 0.2 percent, to 21,888.34, the S&P 500 gained 6.01 points, or 0.25 percent, to 2,444.22 and the Nasdaq Composite added 32.10 points, or 0.52 percent, to 6,248.97. (more...)
US Stocks Poised for Weekly Decline US Stocks Poised for Weekly Decline
- August 13, 2017

The Nasdaq composite fell 13.31 points, or 0.2 percent, to 6,370.46. Gold and bond prices were headed higher. Meanwhile, market bellwether Samsung Electronics Co. Shares of Snapchat parent Snap fell 12% after it reported earnings late Thursday that missed analyst forecasts. Macy's was down 4.4 percent after the company said its sales continued to decline in the second quarter. (more...)
Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:CY) Getting Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Analysis Shows
- August 13, 2017

Here are some other firms who have updated their holdings. Shares of Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (CY ) traded up 0.45% during trading on Friday, hitting $13.28. In the last earnings report the EPS was $-0.41 and is estimated to be $0.80 for the current year with 332,488,000 shares now outstanding. The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, October 19th. (more...)
Stock markets slide as Tension with North Korea escalates Stock markets slide as Tension with North Korea escalates
- August 13, 2017

Spot gold reached a two-month high. Trump ratcheted up his rhetoric toward North Korea on Thursday, saying it should be "very, very nervous" if it even thinks about attacking the United States or its allies, after Pyongyang said it was making plans to fire missiles over Japan to land near the U.S. (more...)
Carnival Corporation (CUK) versus Royal Caribbean Cruises (RCL) Critical Review Carnival Corporation (CUK) versus Royal Caribbean Cruises (RCL) Critical Review
- August 13, 2017

Insiders have sold 452,499 shares of company stock worth $52,583,811 over the last three months. It has outperformed by 21.52% the S&P500. AngioDynamics, Inc. Millennium Mngmt Limited Liability Company stated it has 6,997 shares. More notable recent Intercontinental Exchange Inc (NYSE:ICE) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: "Intercontinental Exchange Buys ICE Endex, June ADV Surges" on July 10, 2017, also Zacks.com with their article: "Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) Q2 ... (more...)
Where EP Energy Corporation (EPE) Stands on ABR?
- August 13, 2017

Morgan Stanley raised its stake in Sanchez Energy Corporation (NYSE:SN) by 139.8% during the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. and worldwide copyright and trademark laws. The correct version of this news story can be viewed at https://transcriptdaily.com/2017/08/11/fisher-asset-management-llc-acquires-65394-shares-of-sanchez-energy-corporation-nysesn-updated-updated.html. (more...)
Wall St higher but on track for deep weekly losses Wall St higher but on track for deep weekly losses
- August 13, 2017

Banks and department store shares also were among the big decliners. The stage was set for the USA indexes to go lower early Wednesday as investors around the world reacted to the rising war of words between the US and North Korea , pushing global market indexes lower. (more...)
Dow drops 200 points on escalating North Korea tensions Dow drops 200 points on escalating North Korea tensions
- August 13, 2017

The Standard & Poor's 500 index dropped 35.81 points, or 1.5 percent, to 2,438.21. Nasdaq 100 e-minis were down 17 points, or 0.29 percent, on volume of 36,232 contracts. "There's not a fundamental reason why what we're seeing out of North Korea right now should affect stock market prices, but it's being used as the reason to sell off right now because we've been looking for it for so long", Schiegoleit said. (more...)
Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (HST) Earns Hold Rating from Boenning Scattergood
- August 13, 2017

Shares are trading at $0.0000 which is a tad above $77.05, the 50 day moving average and which is marginally higher than the 200 day moving average of $76.95. On March 22 Baird kept the company rating at "Neutral" and raised the price expectation from $80.00 to $85.00. The Company's divisions include Employer Services and Professional Employer Organization (PEO) Services. (more...)
Summit Hotel Properties, Inc. (INN) Shares Sold by AQR Capital Management LLC
- August 13, 2017

INN has been the subject of several research analyst reports. Elgethun Capital Management raised its stake in shares of Summit Hotel Properties by 0.6% in the second quarter. The company also recently announced a dividend for shareholders that will be paid on Thursday the 31st of August 2017. Investors of record on Wednesday, August 16th will be paid a dividend of $0.17 per share. (more...)
Gold Rises Along With North Korea Tensions
- August 13, 2017

US President Donald Trump issued a new threat to North Korea , saying American weapons were "locked and loaded" as Pyongyang accused him of driving the Korean Peninsula to the brink of nuclear war. Top automaker Hyundai Motor fell 2.07 percent to 142,000 won. Sterling was last trading at US$1.3007, up 0.25 per cent on the day. Australian shares were down 1.3 percent, set for a weekly loss of 0.6 percent. (more...)
SoundCloud Saved From Closure By $170 Million Investment SoundCloud Saved From Closure By $170 Million Investment
- August 13, 2017

Kerry Trainor , the former CEO for Vimeo, has taken over from founder Alex Ljung as chief executive, while Michael Weissman, who also held an executive role at Vimeo, has been name as the new chief operating officer for the company. It was only a month ago when music streaming service SoundCloud announced that it would be laying off a little over 40 percent of its staff . I'm happy to announce that together with investors The Raine Group and Temasek we've just wrapped up the largest ... (more...)