Economy

by | January 02, 2018 | 09:14

These bonds will cease for subscription from Tuesday, January 2, the finance ministry said in a statement. The government has made a decision to stop selling these bonds from Tuesday (effective close of banking business), putting out of reach of the common man an attractive savings instrument, albeit a taxable one.

by | January 02, 2018 | 09:36

With a median price of $895,000, Sydney remains the nation's most expensive market, and out of reach for many first-home buyers. Research house CoreLogic reveal Sydney's home prices dropped by nearly 0.9 per cent in December, while Melbourne is down 0.2 per cent.

by | January 02, 2018 | 08:29

The fund owned 2,923 shares of the aerospace company's stock after selling 2,219 shares during the period. Morningstar Investment Services LLC now owns 180,680 shares of the aerospace company's stock valued at $35,793,000 after acquiring an additional 35,034 shares in the last quarter.

by | January 02, 2018 | 09:28

The stock decreased 0.12% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $8.11. Zacks Investment Research's earnings per share averages are a mean average based on a survey of sell-side research analysts that that provide coverage for Garrison Capital .

by | January 02, 2018 | 08:06

Following the sale, the chairman now directly owns 349,506 shares of the company's stock, valued at $21,110,162.40. North Star Investment Mngmt Corp holds 0.01% or 1,588 shares. Citigroup raised shares of Nucor from a "neutral" rating to a "buy" rating and lifted their target price for the stock from $53.60 to $65.00 in a research note on Thursday, September 14th.

by | January 02, 2018 | 08:11

The stock decreased 1.51% or $1.81 during the last trading session, reaching $117.92. The company had a trading volume of 803,766 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,055,133. Lpl Finance Limited Com owns 13,073 shares or 0% of their United States portfolio. Since August 1, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 3 sales for $1.78 million activity.

by | January 02, 2018 | 08:58

Air Prods & Chems Inc now has $35.90 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.54% or $0.33 during the last trading session, reaching $60.73. It has outperformed by 58.64% the S&P500. (NYSE:APD) has risen 9.23% since January 2, 2017 and is uptrending. Sei Investments reported 0.08% stake. Sabal Tru holds 164,212 shares. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.98 in Q3 2017.

by | January 02, 2018 | 07:36

It was first time oil finished above $60 since 2015. "Growing unrest in Iran set the table for a bullish start to 2018", the USA -based Schork Report said in a note to clients on Tuesday. Although U.S. shale drillers are now exhibiting restraint, speculation is rising that they will put more rigs into operation next year as oil strengthens: Gene McGillian , a market research manager at Tradition Energy , pointed out that "With that partially offsetting production cuts by OPEC and ...

by | January 02, 2018 | 08:44

Seaport Global downgraded MRC Global Inc. The company's stock had a trading volume of 345,566 shares, compared to its average volume of 859,718. (NYSE:MRC) for 108,025 shares. Citadel Advisors LLC boosted its stake in MRC Global by 60.9% in the 3rd quarter. (NYSE:MRC). Moreover, Carroll Financial Assoc Inc has 0% invested in MRC Global Inc.

by | January 02, 2018 | 06:48

The Bluecrest Capital Management Ltd holds 29,198 shares with $6.66M value, up from 15,707 last quarter. Strs Ohio bought a new stake in shares of Vail Resorts in the second quarter valued at about $105,000. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 1,663 shares of the company's stock, valued at $368,421.02. The short interest to Vail Resorts Incorporated's float is 2.04%.

by | January 02, 2018 | 07:04

The 6 months bullish chart indicates low risk for the $120.13 billion company. The stock decreased 0.77% or $0.25 during the last trading session, reaching $32.02. Jefferies Group restated their buy rating on shares of First Midwest Bancorp (NASDAQ:FMBI) in a research report report published on Friday, December 8th.

by | January 02, 2018 | 07:06

The stock decreased 0.20% or $0.41 during the last trading session, reaching $203.45. About 12.58 million shares traded. General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD) has risen 36.41% since January 1, 2017 and is uptrending. Over the last three months, insiders sold 965,938 shares of company stock worth $149,469,127. Therefore 41% are positive. Vermilion Energy had 3 analyst reports since August 11, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel.

by | January 02, 2018 | 07:55

The basic materials company reported $0.35 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.33 by $0.02. About 309,488 shares traded. The rating was upgraded by Bank of America to "Buy" on Wednesday, January 27. (NASDAQ:ODFL) earned "Sell" rating by Deutsche Bank on Monday, December 4.

by | January 02, 2018 | 07:05

On nights when lows dip below 40 degrees, the group offers a war place to protect those who lack shelter from the weather. The Salvation Army decided that after 20 years of operation, Dec.31 will be the men's shelters last day. The parish has partnered with Crossgate Church in Robert and Brown's Chapel Missionary Baptist Church in the Village of Tangipahoa, both of which will serve as warming centers starting Sunday at 8 p.m.

by | January 02, 2018 | 06:07

About 99,301 shares traded or 37.92% up from the average. China Mobile Limited (NYSE: CHL ) has risen 3.24% since December 28, 2016 and is uptrending. Mirae Asset, a Korea-based fund reported 11,233 shares. Polar Capital Llp stated it has 73,508 shares. Tig Advisors Limited Liability Corporation reported 426,982 shares.

by | January 02, 2018 | 06:18

Several global travelers, possibly returning from the long New Year weekend, took to Twitter to share pictures and videos of long lines at airport checks and passport kiosks in airports including the John F. CBP said travelers at "some ports of entry experienced longer than usual wait times". CBP had access to national security-related databases during the outage and still screened all passengers.

by | January 02, 2018 | 05:52

It has outperformed by 80.48% the S&P500. Blair William Il has invested 0.01% in Weatherford International plc (NYSE:WFT). Following the completion of the transaction, the vice president now owns 271,625 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $1,018,593.75.

by | January 02, 2018 | 05:39

Finally, NTV Asset Management LLC boosted its position in United Bankshares by 3.6% in the second quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 2,939,523 shares of the financial services provider's stock valued at $115,229,000 after purchasing an additional 1,105,697 shares during the last quarter.

by | January 02, 2018 | 06:27

But Los Angeles' top pot regulator, Cat Packer, told reporters last month that medicinal sales can continue to consumers with a doctor's recommendation until new licenses are issued. "T$3 he Bureau of Cannabis Control will continue working through the weekend to process as many licenses as possible and will even issue licenses on New Year's Day", KPCC notes .

by | January 02, 2018 | 06:02

Valeo Financial Advisors LLC acquired a new position in Potash Co. of Saskatchewan in the third quarter worth $150,000. The company is expected to issue its next earnings report on Thursday, January 25th. It has a 20.42 P/E ratio. Capital International Investors raised its stake in Potash Co. of Saskatchewan by 93.9% in the third quarter. The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, February 1st.

by | January 02, 2018 | 06:00

About 2.99 million shares traded or 14.25% up from the average. Shares of Novartis AG (NYSE: NVS ) opened at 75.83 on Thursday. It has underperformed by 8.70% the S&P500. Narain Duraiswami also sold $343,200 worth of Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) shares. Investors sentiment increased to 1.77 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.14, from 0.98 in 2017Q2.

by | January 02, 2018 | 05:16

Fic Capital Inc who had been investing in Alnylam Pharma for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $12.60 billion market cap company. Orbimed Advisors LLC now owns 1,084,800 shares of the biopharmaceutical company's stock valued at $127,453,000 after purchasing an additional 445,600 shares during the last quarter.

by | January 02, 2018 | 05:24

The company was upgraded on Thursday, October 22 by Bank of America. The stock of Asbury Automotive Group, Inc. The rating was maintained by FBR Capital with "Buy" on Wednesday, July 19. The stock of Newell Brands Inc. (ABG) opened at $64.00 on Friday. As per Thursday, September 28, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. (NYSE:ABG) has "Hold" rating given on Friday, June 2 by Jefferies.

by | January 02, 2018 | 05:53

Canadian Pac Ry Ltd now has $26.81B valuation. The stock decreased 0.07% or $0.17 during the last trading session, reaching $229.66. 539,013 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 1,020,000. Morgan Stanley maintained the shares of CP in report on Tuesday, July 25 with "Overweight" rating. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with "Sector Perform" rating in Wednesday, December 9 report.

by | January 02, 2018 | 05:05

About 1.00M shares traded. Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) has risen 28.96% since December 31, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 4.16% the S&P500. Media headlines about Diebold Nixdorf (NYSE:DBD) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. Skyline Asset Mngmt L P, Illinois-based fund reported 776,700 shares.

by | January 02, 2018 | 06:22

News articles about Belden (NYSE: BDC ) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. 237,200 shares of the company's stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 290,522. As per Wednesday, December 6, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus. Delphi Inc Ma holds 1.16% of its portfolio in Belden Inc. The stock of Belden Inc.

by | January 02, 2018 | 06:27

Stifel Nicolaus raised shares of Western Gas Partners from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $54.00 price objective for the company in a report on Wednesday, October 25th. The firm has "Equal-Weight" rating by given on Monday, October 10. As per Wednesday, April 5, the company rating was maintained by Peel Hunt. Western Gas Equity Partners LP (NYSE:WGP) traded down 0.33% on Thursday, hitting $45.29.

by | January 02, 2018 | 06:18

An official from South Korea's Foreign Ministry said the 5,100-ton KOTI and its crew members were being held at Pyeongtaek-Dangjin port on the country's west coast amid an inspection over supposed "North Korea-related" activity. In a tweet, Mr Trump said that China had been "caught red-handed". Russian Federation denied the reports on Saturday, saying via its foreign ministry that it "fully observes fully the sanctions regime" against North Korea.

by | January 02, 2018 | 06:23

Pecaut & Company who had been investing in Leucadia Natl Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $9.44B market cap company. The stock decreased 1.27% or $4.01 during the last trading session, reaching $311.35. Its down 0.01, from 0.92 in 2017Q2. 40 funds opened positions while 67 raised stakes. Canaccord Genuity set a $40.00 target price on shares of Steven Madden and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a research report on Saturday, January 28th.

by | January 02, 2018 | 06:16

China's manufacturing sector continued to expand in December, pointing to economic resilience in the country's factory sector. This indicator measures perceived changes in activity levels across China's manufacturing sector from one month to the next.

by | January 02, 2018 | 06:30

It has outperformed by 40.77% the S&P500. National Bank Holdings Corporation operates as the bank holding firm for NBH Bank, N.A. that provides various banking products and financial services to commercial and consumer clients in the United States.

by | January 02, 2018 | 05:13

Pivot Point Capital Partners Llc who had been investing in Monro Muffler Brake Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $1.87B market cap company. Glenmede Company Na has invested 0% in Monro, Inc . Ameritas Ptnrs accumulated 2,712 shares. Legal & General Group Incorporated Plc owns 250,426 shares.

by | January 02, 2018 | 05:52

Cedar Hill Associates Llc who had been investing in Mylan Labs for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $22.70 billion market cap company. Rosenblum Silverman Sutton S F Inc increased its stake in Netflix Inc. Analysts await bluebird bio, Inc. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA lifted its holdings in shares of Affiliated Managers Group by 31.6% in the 3rd quarter.

by | January 02, 2018 | 05:31

Finally, K.J. Harrison & Partners Inc purchased a new stake in Genuine Parts Company during the third quarter valued at $301,000. The stock decreased 0.49% or $0.47 during the last trading session, reaching $95.01. Jefferies Group reiterated a "hold" rating and set a $95.00 price target on shares of Genuine Parts in a research report on Sunday, September 10th. Iberiabank Corporation stated it has 39,432 shares or 0.63% of all its holdings.

by | January 02, 2018 | 05:01

The "Piggyback Bandit" has been arrested again, this time accused of assaulting a teenage boy Friday at an airport in Newark, N.J. The note also contained additional, unspecified "alarming content", police said. Several reports claim that Shayegan has been banned from attending sporting events at various high schools in Washington, Oregon, Montana, North Dakota and Minnesota.