Economy

by | November 09, 2017 | 20:39

On Tuesday, TripAdvisor announced that it will now include badges that indicate "health, safety, and discrimination issues in all of the website's travel categories". Along with this change, the company will also be working to let users know exactly which part of their review was flagged. Thus far it has put the message, which it refers to as a badge, on pages for three Mexican resorts.

by | November 09, 2017 | 19:09

More important recent Nektar Therapeutics (NASDAQ: NKTR ) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: "AntriaBio Appoints Nektar Therapeutics CFO to its Board of Directors" on October 09, 2017, also Prnewswire.com published article titled: "Biotech Stocks on Investors' Radar - Nektar Therapeutics , Ophthotech, PTC ...", Prnewswire.com published: "New Data Featuring Nektar Therapeutics' Wholly-Owned Immuno-Oncology Pipeline ..." on November 07, 2017.

by | November 09, 2017 | 20:43

Captrust Financial Advisors purchased a new position in Ford Motor in the 2nd quarter valued at $106,000. YorkBridge Wealth Partners LLC now owns 2,838 shares of the auto manufacturer's stock worth $101,000 after purchasing an additional 860 shares in the last quarter.

by | November 09, 2017 | 18:42

Abraxas Petroleum had 27 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Abraxas Petroleum Corp. (NASDAQ: AXAS ) has risen 39.85% since November 8, 2016 and is uptrending. In terms of efficiency, WPX has an asset turnover ratio of 0.15. American Invest Services accumulated 13,481 shares. Investors sentiment decreased to 1.22 in Q2 2017.

by | November 09, 2017 | 20:13

Homes taking longer to sell, a declining interest from buyers as the flow of freshly marketed properties deteriorates, and the asking prices of top-end homes coming under pressure were all factors highlighted by the latest housing market survey from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors ( Rics ).

by | November 09, 2017 | 19:17

Among 7 analysts covering WPP (NASDAQ:WPPGY), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 71% are positive. Mallinckrodt PLC has a 52 week low of $50.90 and a 52 week high of $85.83. Manufacturers Life Insurance The holds 101,020 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Tcw Gru owns 11,217 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Analysts expect Mallinckrodt PLC (NYSE: MNK ) to report $1.83 EPS on December, 5.They anticipate $0.21 EPS change or 10.29% from last quarter's $2.04 EPS.

by | November 09, 2017 | 19:12

U.S. President Donald Trump , who has accused Time Warner's CNN and other media of being unfair to him, criticized the deal on the campaign trail a year ago and vowed that as president his Justice Department would block it. The discussion of a potential sale of CNN has politicized the situation. The jab at AT&T and Time Warner surprised policy analysts who said presidents and candidates for office generally avoid commenting on pending deals for fear of influencing - or appearing to ...

by | November 09, 2017 | 18:25

In summer 2017 it raised a recent £200 million equity round, stating at the time that the raise was meant to finance that densification (starting 2018) along with an expansion of its core metro networks from 42 to not less than 50 towns and cities by 2020, as well as the acquisition of Entanet.

by | November 09, 2017 | 17:59

The center circle tested for 1,300 ppm of lead. The federal legal limit for lead in children's products is 100 parts per million (ppm). "All fidget spinners have play value as children's toys regardless of labeling", said Cook-Schultz. PIRG recommends that adults and children stop using fidget spinners from Target immediately. PIRG urged customers to not purchase the fidget spinners, which sell for $19,99.

by | November 09, 2017 | 15:44

Speaking 100 days after General Motors sold Opel and Vauxhall to PSA, managers outlined a blueprint that will see the company become profitable again by 2020 and electrify all of its passenger vehicle lines by 2024. Currently Vauxhall runs at a huge loss despite selling 984,000 cars past year. And like the Corsa , it will be one of the first fully-electric Vauxhall vehicles with a Combo EV set to be available in 2020.

by | November 09, 2017 | 17:06

The commission's figures suggest that by 2019, United Kingdom economic growth will have slowed to just 1.1%, slower than Italy, Spain and Greece. Forecasts produced by economists in Brussels said the United Kingdom economy would grow by 1.5% this year rather than the 1.8% pencilled in when the last assessment was made in May.

by | November 09, 2017 | 16:02

The group's shares nevertheless remain more than 23 percent up over the past year, as compared with a near nine-percent rise in the Footsie. Adjusted operating profit rose 17% to 185 million pounds, it said, beating the market forecast of 167 million pounds.

by | November 09, 2017 | 13:43

In the approved contract, which was not available to the public, greater requirements for job creation were added from an earlier deal between WEDC and Foxconn. The contract would pay out the capital investment tax credits in 7 annual payments of $193 million, from 2019 through 2025, again assuming Foxconn created and maintained a certain number of jobs in each of those years.

by | November 09, 2017 | 13:16

Finally, Great West Life Assurance Co. Piper Jaffray Cos. boosted their price objective on Planet Fitness from $21.00 to $23.00 and gave the company an "overweight" rating in a research report on Friday, August 12th. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. According to Zacks, " Planet Fitness, Inc . franchises and operates fitness centers through its subsidiaries".

by | November 09, 2017 | 13:09

U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) has risen 23.07% since November 8, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 18.24% the S&P500. Northern Trust Corp raised its stake in shares of Zynga Inc. Sold All: 20 Reduced: 49 Increased: 62 New Position: 52. The investment managers in our partner's database now hold: 556.87 million shares, up from 552.46 million shares in 2017Q1.

by | November 09, 2017 | 13:34

It has outperformed by 12.26% the S&P500. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and twenty-six have given a buy rating to the company's stock. Gabelli Funds Ltd Llc has 0.03% invested in DexCom, Inc. (NASDAQ:DXCM) for 300,000 shares. Sound Shore Management Inc decreased Comcast Corporation Class A ( CMCSA ) stake by 6.81% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing.

by | November 09, 2017 | 11:50

Once complete, they will build the cars in China's Zhejiang Province. Happy faces: Peter Fleet, Ford vice president and president for Ford Asia Pacific, and Ying Jianren, board member of Zotye Auto . "Subject to regulatory approval, Zotye Ford will introduce a new brand family of small all-electric vehicles", Fleet said. Ford better keep an eye on its new friend.

by | November 09, 2017 | 12:38

News agency PTI reports that the searches follow allegations of shell companies, dubious investments, fund flow and fudging of accounts by Jaya TV , started by former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa and now controlled by the family of Sasikala, who was her closest aide.The private company is owned by Mavis Sitcom Limited, promoted by Sasikala's family , As Reported By NDTV .

by | November 09, 2017 | 05:42

It has underperformed by 20.00% the S&P500. Assurant Incorporated (NYSE:AIZ) had a decrease of 18.78% in short interest. Its down 3.9% from 687,600 shares previously. Piper Jaffray maintained the shares of SLB in report on Friday, October 20 with "Buy" rating. As per Wednesday, August 26, the company rating was upgraded by Standpoint Research.

by | November 09, 2017 | 04:29

After breaking up nearly two decades ago, Panera and Au Bon Pain are getting back together. Saint Louis Bread was renamed Panera and, in 1999, Au Bon Pain was sold in order that all of Panera's human and capital resources would focus exclusively on Panera.

by | November 09, 2017 | 03:59

Humana Inc. reports earnings Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017. WFG Advisors LP grew its position in Humana by 4.5% in the second quarter. PA increased its stake in Humana by 608.1% in the 2nd quarter. Humana Inc.is a health and well-being company. (HUM) traded down $2.21 during mid-day trading on Tuesday, reaching $254.48. The Louisville, Kentucky, company on Wednesday also said it cut its workforce by about 2,700 employees or 5.7 percent as it began voluntary early retirement and workforce reduction ...

by | November 09, 2017 | 04:13

The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 37 cents per share. However the company's price to cash per share for most recent quarter stands at 13.49. The company has market cap of $936.56 million. Short interest, or the number of a stock's tradable shares now being shorted, is another metric investors use to get a pulse on sentiment.

by | November 09, 2017 | 03:26

However, this latest tumble will likely result in the share going back on the decline. Snap is getting a valuable ally in China, where its disappearing message app doesn't work amid government restrictions. J P Morgan Chase & Co cut Snap from a "neutral" rating to an "underweight" rating and decreased their price target for the company from $14.00 to $10.00 in a research report on Wednesday.

by | November 09, 2017 | 04:18

Speaking at the Wells Fargo Media & Telecom Conference in NY in a session that was webcast, he said , "we are in active discussions with the DOJ, those are continuing on". That news sent Time Warner's stock down 5 percent. The US, which is reviewing a planned $85bn merger between Time Warner and AT&T, has proposed sale of assets such as CNN as a condition for approval .

by | November 09, 2017 | 03:24

The Japanese government already buys a lot of US military hardware, Abe said, but he agreed that the country should "enhance our defense capability". Trump arrived from Japan, where he secured Tokyo's full support for Washington's stance that "all options are on the table" regarding Pyongyang, and declaring its nuclear ambitions "a threat to the civilised world and global peace and stability".

by | November 09, 2017 | 02:19

Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twenty have issued a hold rating, one has given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company's stock. Holding news, Chairman Marvin R. Ellison acquired 100,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, August 18th. The volume on 07-Nov-17 appeared at 14.45 million contracts compared with 19.07 million shares per day average we have seen for the past 90 days.

by | November 09, 2017 | 02:07

California Pizza Kitchen will honor members of the US military, both past and present, this Veterans Day, Saturday, Nov. 11, with a complimentary entrée from a special Veterans Day menu. Present proof of military ID or service, and enjoy a Free Create-Your-Own Combo Meal with rice and beans, plus chips & salsa. IHOP: Free stack of red, white and blue pancakes (Nov.

by | November 09, 2017 | 00:04

The second part of this plan was the SegWit2x hard fork . One thing to keep in mind is that this is by no means an official survey - so the result should be taken with a grain of salt. "This was never the goal of Segwit2x", the letter, signed by six CEOs, said. When that happens, we hope the community will come together and find a solution, possibly with a blocksize increase.

by | November 09, 2017 | 00:45

Crude inventories fell by 2.4 million barrels in the week to October 27, compared with analysts' expectations for a decrease of 1.8 million barrels. "Between the domestic production number and crude oil number it was a bearish report", Bob Yawger, director of the futures division at Mizuho Securities USA Inc.in NY, said by telephone.

by | November 08, 2017 | 23:35

Congress thinks Mayer is well-equipped to discuss the topic since she was at the helm of Yahoo in 2013, when 3 billion of its accounts had their data compromised by a hack. Both Mayer and Verizon's Zacharia listed Yahoo's response to the breach, like requiring password changes and improving its encryption. That includes a credit-monitoring app that will be available in January, and free credit locks from the company.

by | November 08, 2017 | 23:33

European vehicle makers have lobbied for the emissions reduction target to be set at 20% and have called for compliance to be conditional on consumer uptake of electric cars. For the bill to become law, member states will have the opportunity to debate the rules in the European Parliament. In agreement with producers' concerns, the Commission is set to allocate 800 million euros ($928 million) to support the roll out of charging points for electric automobiles and 200 million euros for ...

by | November 08, 2017 | 22:18

It is positive, as 12 investors sold AeroVironment, Inc. shares while 24 reduced holdings. Price T Rowe Associates Md holds 0.2% in MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM ) or 35.99 million shares. Pnc Fincl invested 0.01% in MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM ). A low price-to-sales ratio, typically less than 1.0, is considered a good value.

by | November 08, 2017 | 22:33

Minneapolis-based Target will close a dozen stores nationwide in an effort to "refine its portfolio of stores", according to a post yesterday by USA Today . "It's not a decision we make lightly", said Kristy Welker, a Target spokeswoman. In Hutchinson, Kansas , people are reportedly planning to hold a candlelit vigil in the parking lot the night before their local Target shuts for good.

by | November 08, 2017 | 21:39

About 138,019 shares traded. Xenetic Biosciences Inc (NASDAQ:XBIO) has declined 68.13% since November 7, 2016 and is downtrending. It has outperformed by 12.24% the S&P500. The Michigan-based Plante Moran Financial Limited Liability has invested 0.66% in AT&T Inc. Sears Holdings Corporation (SHLD) has had a 20-day average volume of 1,548,215 shares, with an average of 80% of short term indicators pointed at Sell.

by | November 08, 2017 | 20:49

Hidden Valley is selling a mini keg that holds up to five liters of ranch dressing. The keg is 9.7 inches tall and 6.3 inches wide. "We want to ensure the ranch is as fresh as possible so people can fill their kegs when they are ready for their parties", a spokesperson told TODAY.