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Alberta to set legal marijuana age at 18 Alberta to set legal marijuana age at 18
- October 04, 2017

Alberta Justice Minister Kathleen Ganley says there are pluses and minuses to both options while introducing draft regulations and inviting Alberta residents to give feedback over the next three weeks. The bottom line, she said, is that cannabis can not be a net drain on the province. Albertans will be able to share views on the framework as part of the online survey at www.alberta.ca/cannabis until October 27. (more...)
Corcept Therapeutics (CORT) Given Daily Media Sentiment Score of 0.17
- October 04, 2017

The firm has "Buy" rating given on Friday, September 8 by Piper Jaffray. Essex Investment Management Co Llc, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 378,846 shares.#img1#. The stock closing price is now trading upward to its 50 day moving average with change of 97.16%, escalated to its 20 day moving average with figure of 46.00% and above its 200 day moving average with value 250.29%. (more...)
World Bank flags widening inequality in East Asia, Pacific World Bank flags widening inequality in East Asia, Pacific
- October 04, 2017

Widening inequality in Asia's teeming cities could lead to potentially risky social divisions, the World Bank warned Tuesday, urging governments to do more to help the urban poor. Commodity prices could also spike because of worries about supply disruptions, the report said. "In high-income countries such as Japan and Korea, inclusive urbanization created the space for higher economic growth", it said. (more...)
Short Interest in Pfizer, Inc. (NYSE:PFE) Grows By 11.5%
- October 04, 2017

Piper Jaffray maintained the shares of PFE in report on Friday, August 28 with "Overweight" rating. The firm has "Hold" rating by Argus Research given on Wednesday, November 2. Community Bank N.A. raised its position in Pfizer by 11.2% in the first quarter. Pfizer Inc (Pfizer) is a research-based global biopharmaceutical company. (more...)
Are Analysts Bullish JM Smucker Co (NYSE:SJM) After Last Week?
- October 04, 2017

It has underperformed by 17.54% the S&P500. J.M. Smucker Company (The) (NYSE:SJM) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August 24th. Eqis Incorporated has invested 0.04% of its portfolio in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE). Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt holds 0.02% or 2,213 shares. (more...)
Wall Street Aims For Stronger Opening Wall Street Aims For Stronger Opening
- October 04, 2017

As of 7 am ET, the Dow futures were progressing 28 points, the S&P 500 futures were adding 1.50 points and the Nasdaq 100 futures were climbing 5.25 points. Toyota rose 0.68 percent to 6,747 yen and Honda was up 1.10 percent to end the day at 3,387 yen. Airline and automotive equities were among the big gainers Tuesday as all three major United States stock indices finished at records for the second straight session. (more...)
The Monopoly Man Crashed Today's Senate Equifax Hearing The Monopoly Man Crashed Today's Senate Equifax Hearing
- October 04, 2017

The organizations want to raise awareness of Equifax's forced arbitration clauses in their terms of service. Even better is the fact that the woman - identified by CNBC as Amanda Werner of Americans for Financial Reform and Public Citizen - is sitting right behind Smith, where several cameras are capturing the costume-clad cosplayer. (more...)
Tracking Shares of Singapore Index MSCI Ishares (EWS) — Market Focus
- October 04, 2017

Current levels place the share price around 0.2010, while the MACD indicates a bearish trend. The benefit of the Schaff Trend Cycle is that it is meant to be quicker than the standard macd and stochastic signals. Taking a glance at the relative strength indictor, we note that the 14-day RSI is now at 66.93, the 7-day stands at 76.32, and the 3-day is sitting at 90.62. (more...)
NBA GMs expect more dominance from Warriors and LeBron James NBA GMs expect more dominance from Warriors and LeBron James
- October 04, 2017

Karl-Anthony Towns was voted to have the best breakout season (28 percent), Curry was voted the best point guard (62 percent), Harden was voted the best shooting guard (83 percent), James was voted the best small forward (61 percent) and Anthony Davis snagged the most votes for best power forward (41 percent). (more...)
Whole Foods still tied to affluent shoppers Whole Foods still tied to affluent shoppers
- October 04, 2017

It's been a good start for Amazon and Whole Foods , though not all the changes are in place yet, it appears. eMarketer reports that there are still some discrepancies between prices of items in Whole Foods stores and on Amazon online platforms. (more...)
Automatic Data Processing (ADP) Position Decreased by Granite Investment Partners LLC
- October 04, 2017

RBC Capital Markets maintained it with "Underperform" rating and $136 target in Wednesday, December 16 report. Robert W. Baird maintained the stock with "Hold" rating in Tuesday, October 3 report. Adams Natural Res Fund owns 547,500 shares for 3.95% of their portfolio. Therefore 46% are positive. ConocoPhillips had 70 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. (more...)
Nwam LLC Buys Shares of 4084 CVS Health Corporation (CVS) Nwam LLC Buys Shares of 4084 CVS Health Corporation (CVS)
- October 04, 2017

Jane Street Limited Company reported 0.11% stake. Using a broader approach, shares have been trading 2.14% off of the 200-day moving average. Shares of CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) opened at 80.77 on Tuesday. PDL BioPharma, Inc.is given 0 equivalent recommendations, 0 sells and 1 holds. Frontier Invest, a Texas-based fund reported 13,941 shares. 1St Glob Inc reported 12,993 shares. (more...)
Senate confirms first-ever USDA under secretary for trade, foreign ag affairs Senate confirms first-ever USDA under secretary for trade, foreign ag affairs
- October 04, 2017

The Senate also confirmed President Trump's pick for deputy agriculture secretary, Steve Censky, on Tuesday. "Ted McKinney will take charge of the newly created mission area focused on trade". Later he served in both the Reagan and George H.W. Bush administrations at the USDA, eventually serving as administrator of the Foreign Agricultural Service where he was involved in running US export programs. (more...)
Owens Corning (NYSE:OC) Shooting Higher to New Recent High
- October 04, 2017

Separately, executive Brian Chambers unloaded 16,600 stocks of the firms shares in a trade dated Fri, Aug 4th. It has outperformed by 6.37% the S&P500. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have assigned a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the stock. Pacific Crest maintained Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) on Tuesday, September 22 with "Overweight" rating. (more...)
Trader's Buzzer: Apple Inc. (AAPL) Trader's Buzzer: Apple Inc. (AAPL)
- October 04, 2017

It has underperformed by 17.65% the S&P500. Hm Payson & Company decreased Apple Inc (AAPL ) stake by 9.11% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Apple Inc . Teacher Retirement Of Texas has 3.26% invested in Apple Inc . (NASDAQ: AAPL ) on Wednesday, April 5. Boyar Asset has 0.24% invested in Apple Inc . Washington-based Rainier Investment Limited Liability Co has invested 0.56% in Natus Medical Inc (NASDAQ:BABY). (more...)
Should You Hold Petroleo Brasileiro SA - Petrobras (NYSE:PBR)
- October 04, 2017

The Awesome Oscillator is created using the difference between the 34-period and 5-period simple moving averages of the bar's midpoints (H+L)/2. Wall Street analysts are predicting that Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. A P/B ratio of less than 1.0 can indicate that a stock is undervalued, while a ratio of greater than 1.0 may indicate that a stock is overvalued. The latest exchange of 0.63 Million shares is below its average trading activity of 897.13 Million shares. (more...)
Acuity Brands Inc (AYI) Shares Bought by UBS Asset Management Americas Inc
- October 04, 2017

Shares of AYI moved downward with change of -6.79% to its 50-day Moving average. Taking a closer look into the volatility on shares of Acuity Brands, Inc . Declares Quarterly Dividend and ..." with publication date: "September 22, 2017. The stock was sold at an average price of $200.05, for a total transaction of $194,048.50. (more...)
Switching to E-Cigarettes Can Lengthen a Person's Life Switching to E-Cigarettes Can Lengthen a Person's Life
- October 04, 2017

This Washington, DC study comes amid declining cigarette sales, and three years after the US Surgeon General's recommendation that the US follow the examples of Finland, New Zealand, Hong Kong and Ireland and come up with an "endgame" for cigarette smoking. (more...)
Delta Air Lines, Inc. (NYSE:DAL) Valuation According To Analysts
- October 04, 2017

The Valueworks Llc holds 41,598 shares with $8.23 million value, down from 43,223 last quarter. Bessemer Group Inc. increased its position in shares of Delta Air Lines by 104.3% during the 2nd quarter. The shares were sold at an average price of $55.26, for a total transaction of $276,300.00. The insider now directly owns 7,437 shares worth $381,146. (more...)
What Recent Ownership Trends Suggest About Southwest Airlines Co. (LUV)'s Future Performance
- October 04, 2017

In the last three months, insiders executed a total of 1 trades. Davenport & Company Llc sold 2,320 shares as the company's stock rose 1.26% with the market. At recent closing price of $58.51, LUV has a chance to add $6.91 or 11.81% in 52 weeks, based on mean target price ($65.42) placed by analysts.The analyst consensus opinion of 1.8 looks like a buy. (more...)
Lennar Corporation (LEN) Issues Earnings Results
- October 04, 2017

UBS upgraded Lennar Corporation (NYSE: LEN ) on Friday, January 15 to "Buy" rating. It has outperformed by 3.21% the S&P500. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have given a hold rating, eight have assigned a buy rating and two have assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. (more...)
Trending: Mean Girls cast reunite to raise money for Las Vegas victims Trending: Mean Girls cast reunite to raise money for Las Vegas victims
- October 04, 2017

The original stars of the Mean Girls movie are teaming up today , October 3rd, to do some good for the victims of the Las Vegas shooting through the National Compassion Fund . Apparently, this day in October is greatly celebrated by fans who can not wait for annual posts from the cast on social media. Were asking for just $3 to hit a $300,000 goal. (more...)
Believes Danaher Corp (NYSE: DHR) Still Has Room to Grow
- October 04, 2017

The Green Valley Investors Llc holds 1.23M shares with $104.00M value, down from 1.28M last quarter. 07/20/2017 - Danaher Corporation had its "market perform" rating reiterated by analysts at Wells Fargo. The stock of Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR) earned "Neutral" rating by Janney Capital on Wednesday, June 7. Credit Suisse maintained the stock with "Neutral" rating in Friday, September 4 report. (more...)
Shopify Inc. (SHOP) Shares Sold by Whale Rock Capital Management LLC
- October 04, 2017

Breaking that down further, it has performed 3.03% for the week, 5.37% for the month, 32.57% over the last quarter, 70.45% for the past half-year and 171.46% for this previous year. Days to cover increased from 1.0 to 2.0 and the short interest percentage is 0.04% as of August 31. The business had revenue of $151.70 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $143.94 million. (more...)
Upton Hears Testimony On Equifax Data Breach Upton Hears Testimony On Equifax Data Breach
- October 04, 2017

Former CEO Richard Smith told Congress the company's failure to maintain software led to its data hack, and admitted he didn't ask hard questions. That brings the total number of people caught up in the massive hack to 145.5 million. It's the first of several appearances taking place this week before House and Senate panels. The company is dealing a breach of its systems by hackers who accessed or stole the information of 145 million Americans . (more...)
What the Technicals Say About Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. (BRCD)
- October 04, 2017

Shares of Cutera, Inc. ( NASDAQ: BRCD ) is noted at 0.14. A 9 analysts rate it as either a buy or a strong buy, while 0 believe that investors should either steer clear of (NASDAQ:AMTD) or, if they already own its stock, sell it. The RSI oscillates between 0 and 100. Insider trading can legal or illegal at the same time, depending on when the insider makes the trade. ( BRCD ) now has 413820 shares outstanding, which means that its market capitalization is $5.01B. (more...)
US Private Sector Employment Climbs Slightly More Than Expected US Private Sector Employment Climbs Slightly More Than Expected
- October 04, 2017

Economists polled by Reuters are looking for USA private payroll employment to have grown by 83,000 jobs in September, down from a gain of 165,000 the month before. The report is the latest to show economic data are being affected by the tropical storms. The Labor Department's data will likely show the addition of 100,000 jobs, which would be lower than the 156,000 in August. (more...)
Sherwin-Williams Company (The) (SHW) Given Sherwin-Williams Company (The) (SHW) Given "Overweight" Rating at KeyCorp
- October 04, 2017

It has outperformed by 24.26% the S&P500. Nomura Asset Management Company Ltd increased Sherwin Williams Co ( SHW ) stake by 9.2% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. The rating was upgraded by Susquehanna to "Positive" on Monday, March 21. Captrust Financial Advsrs holds 0% in Sherwin-Williams Co (NYSE: SHW ) or 114 shares. (more...)
Japan, Hong Kong shares track Wall Street advance Japan, Hong Kong shares track Wall Street advance
- October 04, 2017

The 225-issue Nikkei average rose 213.29 points, or 1.05 percent, to close at 20,614.07, the highest closing level since August 17, 2015. Germany's DAX gained 0.4 percent to 12,874.86 and the CAC 40 of France edged up 0.04 percent to 5,331.73. (more...)
Vast majority of NBA GMs think Warriors will win it all again Vast majority of NBA GMs think Warriors will win it all again
- October 04, 2017

GMs voted Oklahoma City as the team that made the best overall moves in the offseason; Thunder GM Sam Presti acquired George by sending out Victor Oladipo and Domantas Sabonis and acquired Anthony by sending Enes Kanter, Doug McDermott and a 2018 second-round pick to NY. (more...)

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