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Yum China Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:YUMC) Expected To Report Earnings On Thursday Yum China Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:YUMC) Expected To Report Earnings On Thursday
- October 06, 2017

Finally, Deutsche Bank AG restated a "hold" rating and issued a $75.00 target price (up from $71.00) on shares of Yum! Many traders will use moving averages for different periods of time in conjunction with other indicators to help gauge future stock price action. (more...)
America Apartment Communities Inc America Apartment Communities Inc
- October 06, 2017

Comerica Bancshares reported 0.03% of its portfolio in Mid-America Apartment Communities Inc (NYSE: MAA ). It has underperformed by 1.04% the S&P500. It was reported on Oct, 5 by Barchart.com . SunTrust Banks also issued estimates for Mid-America Apartment Communities' FY2021 earnings at $7.60 EPS. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System holds 7,000 shares. (more...)
Fearless Girl statue firm faced down in equal pay row Fearless Girl statue firm faced down in equal pay row
- October 06, 2017

The agreement followed a U.S. Department of Labor probe into Boston-based State Street Corporation. "Fearless Girl", which was meant to be a temporary piece, was installed on March 7, 2017 (the eve of International Women's Day) in front of the "Charging Bull" statue in Manhattan. (more...)
Traders Sell Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) (GS) on Strength (GS)
- October 06, 2017

The stock rose 2.45% or $5.88 reaching $246.19. About 1.84M shares traded. It has outperformed by 22.53% the S&P500. Harbour Capital Advisors LLC now owns 1,113,050 shares of the investment management company's stock valued at $5,016,000 after buying an additional 1,108,079 shares during the period. (more...)
Elon Musk says he can rebuild Puerto Rico's power grid with solar Elon Musk says he can rebuild Puerto Rico's power grid with solar
- October 06, 2017

Henry Pichardo, a solar installation firm in Puerto Rico , has said to the Reuters that Hurricane Maria could bust his business by at least 20 percent. Figures provided by the Kauai Island Utility Cooperative, the power company that ordered the project on the Hawaiian island, project fossil fuel usage will be reduced by 1.6 million gallons per year. (more...)
EU watchdog OKs cancer drugs without evidence they work
- October 06, 2017

The study , performed by researchers from the United Kingdom and Latvia, evaluated the availability of evidence on survival and quality of life benefits of drugs that had been approved by the EMA between 2009 and 2013. 41% cancer cases were preventable. The majority of new cancer drugs appear to be no better than their predecessors, research suggests. In their conclusion the researchers said: "This systematic evaluation of oncology approvals by the EMA in 2009-13 shows that most drugs ... (more...)
Sensex, Nifty make solid gains ahead of key GST announcements Sensex, Nifty make solid gains ahead of key GST announcements
- October 06, 2017

Financial markets in China are closed for a week-long holiday. The wider Nifty50 of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) fell by 27.45 points or 0.28 per cent to provisionally close at 9,887.45 points (at 3.30 p.m.). On the other hand, Hero Motocorp (1.50%), Housing Development Finance Corporation (1.26%), ICICI Bank (0.76%), Bajaj Auto (0.72%), Tata Motors (0.44%), and Tata Consultancy Services (0.32%) were the major losers in the Sensex. (more...)
Future Group to acquire Hypercity for Rs 700 crore Future Group to acquire Hypercity for Rs 700 crore
- October 06, 2017

Through the deal, the Future Group will add about 1.4 million square feet of retail space. "The acquisition would result in further consolidation in the business of Future Retail and increase its foothold in the hypermarket business", Future Retail said in its communication to exchanges. (more...)
After Las Vegas shooting, gun "bump stocks" sell out
- October 06, 2017

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders added earlier Thursday that the president welcomed a review of USA policy on the devices - which were used by the Las Vegas shooter to make his weapons more deadly. For retailers that have continued to sell them, business is booming. It appears the Bump Fire Stock accessory is out of stock in Tri-State area stores. (more...)
Hurricanes Expected To Knock 100000 Jobs Off The Next Jobs Report Hurricanes Expected To Knock 100000 Jobs Off The Next Jobs Report
- October 06, 2017

That's well below the average growth of 175,000 jobs a month so far this year. The Federal Reserve closely monitors both labor market growth and the pace of inflation when it considers monetary policy decisions. If the Labor Department wasn't able to contact an employer, it has to assume there was no one employed there at that time. Harvey hit Texas at the end of August, but left behind flooding that lasted for weeks. (more...)
Ryanair boss Michael O'Leary 'promises pilots better pay to stay' Ryanair boss Michael O'Leary 'promises pilots better pay to stay'
- October 06, 2017

RYANAIR boss Michael O'Leary has begged pilots not to quit after thousands of flights were cancelled and the airline became the target of passengers fury. 'I treat you with the respect you are due as senior professionals in Ryanair , and I equally expect each of you to ensure that Ryanair is treated with the respect you are entitled to. (more...)
British PM May's Keynote Party Speech Interrupted by Prankster British PM May's Keynote Party Speech Interrupted by Prankster
- October 06, 2017

There will be an investigation into what happened. "The prospect of a leaderless United Kingdom in the middle of the Brexit process, or even worse, a Prime Minister Boris [Johnson], are right to unnerve sterling traders". Mrs May said the government was in favour of free markets but "we will always taken action to fix them when they are broken". She said: "We did not get the victory we wanted because our national campaign fell short". (more...)
FC Barcelona to join strike over Catalonia's independence vote FC Barcelona to join strike over Catalonia's independence vote
- October 06, 2017

Puigdemont urged Spain's national police reinforcements to leave the area. Polls consistently show that while most of its 7.5 million residents favored a referendum, they are roughly evenly split on independence from Spain. In a rare nationwide address King Felipe launched a blistering attack Catalonia's pro-independence regional government, accusing the secessionists of "breaking democratic principles" and trying to split up Spain. (more...)
"America is Truly a Nation in Mourning", Trump Says
- October 06, 2017

The local authorities in Las Vegas have said that the mass shooting of around 600 people, which killed 59, was premeditated and pre-planned. In one center, named Machine Gun Helicopters, the patrons can board helicopters and fire automatic weapons at human dummy targets from a chopper, in what the owners call a "true door gunner experience". (more...)
AK Steel Holding Corporation AK Steel Holding Corporation
- October 06, 2017

BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 12,654 shares of the basic materials company's stock valued at $194,000 after purchasing an additional 4,327 shares during the last quarter. The firm's revenue was up 4.4% on a year-over-year basis. The Average Directional Index or ADX is a technical analysis indicator used to describe if a market is trending or not trending. (more...)
Amazon Echo users prefer iPhone to Android, study claims
- October 06, 2017

The Sonos One is equipped with an array of six microphones and features adaptive noise suppression so that voice commands can be heard by the speaker clearly. Then all that's needed is to connect your Sonos to an Alexa-supported device such as the Echo or Echo Dot and install the Sonos skill on them. If you were to send Sonos a musical query that demanded some metadata finesse such as, "Play me some music from artists influenced by Ella Fitzgerald", it would have to rely on the ... (more...)
Baldwin Brothers Inc. MA Sells 2799 Shares of AbbVie Inc. (ABBV) Baldwin Brothers Inc. MA Sells 2799 Shares of AbbVie Inc. (ABBV)
- October 06, 2017

Finding these stocks can make the difference between a winning or losing portfolio. NC's holdings in AbbVie were worth $15,603,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. AbbVie also was the recipient of unusually big options trading activity on early Monday. Institutional investors own 66.67% of the company's stock. (more...)
Drink a local pint for Puerto Rico on Thursday Drink a local pint for Puerto Rico on Thursday
- October 06, 2017

Additionally, all of Greater Cincinnati's Chick-fil-A locations are accepting donations - supplies and monetary - to benefit Puerto Rican relief efforts. Silver Wrapper and Island of Light will be making a contribution as well. Dean O'Connor had difficulty reaching her counterpart in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria where lines of communication are nearly non-existent, but she made contact with a third party who helped the arrangements come together. (more...)
Tammy Bruce: Why Gun Control Won't End Mass Murder Tammy Bruce: Why Gun Control Won't End Mass Murder
- October 06, 2017

Time magazine quoted her saying, "What is wrong with us, that we can not stand up to the NRA and the gun lobby, and the gun manufacturers they represent?" 'Las Vegas , we are grieving with you-the victims, those who lost loved ones, the responders, & all affected by this cold-blooded massacre, ' she wrote . (more...)
Securities Analyst Recommendations: Hospitality Properties Trust (HPT), Wabash National Corporation (WNC)
- October 06, 2017

It has outperformed by 26.11% the S&P500. AXA owned approximately 0.41% of Wabash National Corporation worth $5,266,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The company has a market capitalization of $1.37 billion, a PE ratio of 14.91 and a beta of 1.78. The Company's segments include Commercial Trailer Products; Diversified Products, and Corporate and Eliminations segment. (more...)
Putin says hasn't decided if he would run in 2018 election Putin says hasn't decided if he would run in 2018 election
- October 06, 2017

The renewable energy power generation in Russian Federation will increase several-fold in the next two decades in accordance with Russia's national energy strategy, he said. "What we've done at Opec serves the entire global economy well", Putin told an energy forum in Moscow , suggesting the deal could be extended again. (more...)
Trader Alert: Unusual Volume Spotted in Pacific Premier Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:PPBI)
- October 06, 2017

About 405,645 shares traded or 94.82% up from the average. Technical traders may be staring at recent indicator levels on shares of Pacific Premier Bancorp, Inc . Finally, Piper Jaffray Companies set a $43.00 price objective on Pacific Premier Bancorp and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a research report on Saturday, August 19th. (more...)
White House welcomes efforts to study gun 'bump stock' devices White House welcomes efforts to study gun 'bump stock' devices
- October 06, 2017

WalMart said it pulled the devices after it realized they were available. Created to enable a semi-automatic weapon to fire like a fully automatic weapon, bump stocks are usually available for purchase on the Internet but Walmart and Cabela's- two of the nation's largest gun sellers - appear to have discontinued bump stock sales early Wednesday. (more...)
NeoPhotonics Corp (NPTN)'s Stock Is Sell After Reaching Yearly Low
- October 06, 2017

NeoPhotonics had 22 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Monday, August 10, the company rating was upgraded by Raymond James. (NYSE:T). Agf Invs owns 2.04 million shares. Diversified Tru invested 0.11% in AT&T Inc. (NYSE:NOV) for 35,172 shares. After a recent check, it is observed that the insiders for the firm now own 11.00% shares. (more...)
Sherrod Brown Applauds Consumer Protection Bureau's Payday Lending Rule Sherrod Brown Applauds Consumer Protection Bureau's Payday Lending Rule
- October 06, 2017

Currently, payday loan borrowers can secure a loan without financial documentation; usually in the amount of $200 to $500. "In fact, payday loans are a viable business model precisely because they're quick and require little paperwork, making it feasible for them to lend to people with poor credit". (more...)
Independent Bank Corp. (NASDAQ:INDB) Experiences Light Trading Volume
- October 06, 2017

Bollard Gp Limited Liability Co reported 0.01% of its portfolio in Independent Bank Corp (NASDAQ:INDB). The value of the investment in Capital Bank Financial Corp. On Friday, July 21 the stock rating was upgraded by Compass Point to "Buy". 05/04/2016 - Boenning & Scattergood began new coverage on Independent Bank Corporation giving the company a "neutral" rating. (more...)
Best buying stocks for today's market share: Biogen Inc. (NASDAQ:BIIB) Best buying stocks for today's market share: Biogen Inc. (NASDAQ:BIIB)
- October 06, 2017

It has underperformed by 19.58% the S&P500. Inc. boosted its holdings in Biogen by 14.9% in the second quarter. A higher P/E allows an investor to expect higher earnings growth compared to the companies with a lower P/E. Utd Automobile Association stated it has 253,902 shares. Levin Cap Strategies LP owns 9.51 million shares for 4.49% of their portfolio. Trust Department Mb Fincl Bank N A reported 37,392 shares. (more...)
Navient Corporation (NASDAQ:NAVI) Sees Volatile Trading - Down by 12.89% Navient Corporation (NASDAQ:NAVI) Sees Volatile Trading - Down by 12.89%
- October 06, 2017

Zacks Investment Research raised Navient Corporation from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Wednesday, September 13th. BidaskClub lowered Navient Corporation from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a report on Saturday, August 5th. (more...)
Officials to review security after British PM May targeted by prankster
- October 06, 2017

British Prime Minister Theresa May will announce a plan for new government-built homes as she tries to restore momentum to her divided administration. "But we do not think it spoils the underlying message and the strong point she made to the party that it is our job to get on delivering a strong Brexit ". (more...)
Next Weeks Broker Price Targets For TC PipeLines, LP (NYSE:TCP)
- October 06, 2017

Energy Transfer Equity, L.P. had a net margin of 2.18% and a return on equity of 3.79%. Energy Transfer Equity, L.P. (NYSE:ETE) closed its last session at $17.44. 132 funds opened positions while 703 raised stakes. 499.59 million shares or 4.04% more from 480.19 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Texas-based Frontier Inv Communication has invested 0.23% in Energy Transfer Equity LP (NYSE:ETE). (more...)