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Sanctions, talks important for N. Korean nuclear issue: China Sanctions, talks important for N. Korean nuclear issue: China
- August 07, 2017

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson previously called on ASEAN members to exclude North Korea from the ASEAN Regional Forum set on Monday. In May, Singaporean Foreign Minister Chee Wee Kiong said the draft framework had "positive momentum" and that he hoped to make "steady progress toward a substantive code of conduct". (more...)
Chinese Foreign Minister Calls for Resumption of Six-party Talks Chinese Foreign Minister Calls for Resumption of Six-party Talks
- August 07, 2017

The ministers traditionally issue a communique containing their diverse concerns, and their issuance of a separate statement on North Korea's missile tests and nuclear weapons programme reflects their deep worries about the issue. But he said it might be impossible for Asean to ask North Korea to exit from ARF but if Pyongyang felt like making an exit, that was in the latter's judgment. (more...)
BidaskClub Lowers Dick's Sporting Goods Inc (NYSE:DKS) to Strong Sell
- August 06, 2017

Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation (NASDAQ: BGFV ) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May 2nd. The sporting goods retailer reported $0.54 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.54. (more...)
Blackrock New York Municipal Income Trst
- August 06, 2017

Shares of BlackRock Municipal Income Trust II ( NYSE BLE ) opened at 15.76 on Friday. Blackrock Maryland Municipal Bond Trust has a 52-week low of $13.81 and a 52-week high of $17.00. Its sub-advisor is BlackRock Financial Management, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of BlackRock, Inc. Ubs Group Ag now holds 1,847 shares with a value of $27,000. (more...)
'Severe Turbulence' Experienced on Flight From Greece to Philadelphia, 10 Injured 'Severe Turbulence' Experienced on Flight From Greece to Philadelphia, 10 Injured
- August 06, 2017

It started shaking, then it took a big drop. "The forces created in sudden clear air turbulence can throw bodies and unsecure items forcefully through the cabin much like the impact of a high-speed collision", she said. It is reported that one of the flight attendants dislocated his shoulder. "... A insane experience but impressed w the attendants on this @AmericanAir flight from Athens" Jessica Huseman, a reporter for ProPublica tweeted two minutes after landing at the Philadelphia ... (more...)
Belgium admits it knew about insecticide-contaminated Dutch eggs back in June Belgium admits it knew about insecticide-contaminated Dutch eggs back in June
- August 06, 2017

Today it emerged, Belgian authorities have admitted they began investigating pesticide contamination in eggs in early June - several weeks before the public was made aware of a food safety scare affecting several European countries. "All the eggs of these 14 kinds have been sent back to the depot and destroyed", company spokeswoman Els van Dijk told AFP. "As there have been reports from more and more (German) federal states about the discovery of fipronil in eggs, Aldi South and Aldi North ... (more...)
Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC) Shares Bought by Lowe Brockenbrough & Co. Inc
- August 06, 2017

Guardian Life Insurance Co. of America raised its position in shares of Marathon Petroleum Corporation by 0.7% in the first quarter. Iridian Asset Management LLC CT now owns 7,707,619 shares of the oil and gas company's stock worth $389,543,000 after buying an additional 5,216,764 shares during the period. (more...)
Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) Rating Lowered to Hold at BidaskClub
- August 06, 2017

Investec Asset Management PTY Ltd now owns 1,692 shares of the medical instruments supplier's stock worth $310,000 after buying an additional 474 shares during the last quarter. Kanawha Mgmt Llc holds 1.82% in Becton Dickinson and Co (NYSE:BDX) or 65,364 shares. Crestwood Advisors Group LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Becton, Dickinson and during the first quarter worth about $101,000. (more...)
Lumber Liquidators Holdings (LL) Jumps in Investor Choice with DryShips Inc. (DRYS)
- August 06, 2017

Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 73.39% of the company's stock. RBC Capital Markets initiated the stock with "Outperform" rating in Friday, October 28 report. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 10.7% compared to the same quarter previous year. The bad news is analysts don't believe there's a room for Lumber Liquidators Holdings, Inc. (more...)
TD Securities Increases Encana Corp (ECA) Price Target to $12.50
- August 06, 2017

Clearbridge Investments LLC's holdings in Encana Corp were worth $1,342,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. The shares price has positioned -9.59% down over the past quarter while it has directed -22.82% toward a falling position throughout past six months. (more...)
The Janus Capital Management LLC Decreases Stake in Eastman Chemical Company (EMN)
- August 06, 2017

Cowen & Co has "Hold" rating and $6000 target. On Tuesday, August 11 the stock rating was upgraded by Zacks to "Hold". RBC Capital Markets downgraded the stock to "Sector Perform" rating in Tuesday, August 2 report. RBC Capital Markets maintained Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN) rating on Sunday, July 30. Parallax Volatility Advisers Limited Partnership holds 33,238 shares. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro now available in India Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro now available in India
- August 06, 2017

With this collaboration, 130 million SBI debit cardholders will be able to tap and pay using a wide range of Samsung smartphones at merchant outlets having card acceptance machines. Smartphone-maker Samsung , which recently launched its digital wallet app Samsung Pay in India, has tied up with State Bank of India to store higher variants of SBI debit cards on the app. (more...)
Chipotle Mexican Grill's (CMG) Outperform Rating Reaffirmed at Telsey Advisory Group
- August 06, 2017

BID's profit would be $72.57 million giving it 9.27 P/E if the $1.38 EPS is correct. About 599,415 shares traded. (NYSE: CMG ) or 2,459 shares. It has outperformed by 4.58% the S&P500. Stonehill Capital Management Llc sold 813,300 shares as Yahoo! According to the complaint, throughout the Class Period, the Company issued materially false and misleading statements and/or failed to disclose that: (i) Chipotle's purported improvements in its restaurants' food safety policies were inadequate; ... (more...)
Enbridge Energy Management (EEQ) Receiving Favorable Media Coverage, Accern Reports
- August 06, 2017

Investment Centers of America Inc. increased its stake in Enbridge Energy, L.P.by 2.0% in the first quarter. Enbridge Energy Management ( NYSE EEQ ) traded up 1.53% during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $14.64. Barclays Capital maintained Godaddy Inc (NYSE:GDDY) rating on Wednesday, July 19. The rating was initiated by Morgan Stanley on Thursday, February 25 with "Underweight". (more...)
Wall Street ends higher as Dow posts eighth straight record Wall Street ends higher as Dow posts eighth straight record
- August 06, 2017

IG analyst Joshua Mahony said: "Today's U.S. jobs report represents a key determinant of Fed policy for the fourth quarter, with markets expecting to see rates raised one more time this year". In commodities, oil prices rose to higher ground, with U.S. crude futures gaining 51 cents, or 1%, to $49.54 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. (more...)
The Ascena Retail Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASNA) Upgraded to Sell by BidaskClub
- August 06, 2017

Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 3,493,619 shares of the specialty retailer's stock worth $14,882,000 after buying an additional 1,398,857 shares in the last quarter. The company had revenue of $1.57 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.54 billion. Return on Equity (ROE) stands at -64.5% and Return on Investment (ROI) of 2.6 percent. (more...)
Is First Financial Bancorp's (FFBC) ROE Of 10.69% Sustainable?
- August 06, 2017

The stock has 5 year expected PEG ratio of 1.1 whereas its trailing twelve month P/E ratio is 13.35. The Company's divisions include Paperboard Mills, Americas Paperboard Packaging, Europe Paperboard Packaging, and Corporate and Other. Donnelly Abby Jill also bought $10,866 worth of First Bancorp (NASDAQ: FBNC ) on Thursday, March 23. Susquehanna Int Group Inc Ltd Liability Partnership holds 0% of its portfolio in Lumos Networks Corp (NASDAQ:LMOS) for 77,406 shares. (more...)
Toyota, Mazda to build United States dollars 1.6 billion electric cars plant in US Toyota, Mazda to build United States dollars 1.6 billion electric cars plant in US
- August 06, 2017

President Donald Trump has been urging Toyota and other Japanese automakers to invest and build more vehicles in the U.S. Early in his presidency, President Trump threatened to tax auto imports and specifically attacked Toyota's plan to open a new plant to make Corollas in Mexico. (more...)
Teekay Tankers Ltd. (NYSE:TNK) To Go Ex-Dividend on August 10th
- August 06, 2017

During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.20 earnings per share. Zacks Investment Research raised Teekay Tankers from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Wednesday, June 21st. Teekay Tankers (NYSE: TNK ) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, August 3rd. Teekay Tankers (NYSE TNK) traded up 0.60% during trading on Friday, hitting $1.68. (more...)
Hamlin Capital Management LLC Purchases New Position in Kimco Realty Corporation (KIM)
- August 06, 2017

It closed at $19.93 lastly. It is down 24.81% since August 4, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 195.58% the S&P500. Choate Investment Advisors increased Ishares Core S&P Small (IJR) stake by 21,240 shares to 217,862 valued at $29.96M in 2016Q4. (more...)
The Capital Trust, Inc. (NYSE:BXMT) Downgraded by BidaskClub
- August 06, 2017

It has outperformed by 11.23% the S&P500. Recently analysts working for various investment brokerages have changed their ratings and price targets on shares of New York Mortgage Trust, Inc . Kcg Holdg holds 0% or 24,385 shares. Raymond James Financial Advsrs owns 15,045 shares or 0% of their United States portfolio. Wellington Shields And Co Limited Co holds 24,000 shares. (more...)
Which Way Is Spdr S&P Biotech Etf (XBI) Trending? Which Way Is Spdr S&P Biotech Etf (XBI) Trending?
- August 06, 2017

OLD Second National Bank of Aurora's holdings in SPDR S&P MidCap 400 ETF were worth $781,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company. After the giving short look at one day return of Materials Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLB ) it is observed that XLB reported a decrease of -0.75% return in last trading session. (more...)
Navios Maritime Midstream Partners LP
- August 06, 2017

The company has market cap of $207.80 million. It has a 4.92 P/E ratio. The stock's market capitalization is 276.82M. Amer Interest Group Incorporated owns 46,391 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Cls Invests, a Nebraska-based fund reported 1,005 shares. Navios Maritime Midstream Partners has an average rating of "Hold" and an average price target of $10.33. (more...)
Berkshire Hathaway Operating Earnings Fall In Second Quarter Berkshire Hathaway Operating Earnings Fall In Second Quarter
- August 06, 2017

BidaskClub upgraded shares of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. The stock increased +0.61% (+1629.81) during the last days session, reaching 270000.00 and roughly 252 shares were bought or sold by traders. But the company's insurance operation lost $22 million compared with a gain of $965 million a year earlier. She said Berkshire is one of the few companies accepting long-term property casualty risks, which can vary widely from year to year. (more...)
Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) showed unconvincing performance of -0.08% — Intermediate downward Trend
- August 06, 2017

Shares for $102,679 were bought by WEST STEVEN M on Wednesday, February 22. Jackson Grant Investment Advisers Inc. increased its position in Cisco Systems by 4,150.0% in the fourth quarter. (NASDAQ:CSCO) for 43,049 shares. Moreover, Spc Financial Inc has 0.91% invested in Cisco Systems, Inc. Old Point Trust N A owns 156,524 shares or 3.99% of their U.S. (more...)