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Eurozone inflation down to 1.4 pct in December Eurozone inflation down to 1.4 pct in December
- January 06, 2018

Excluding energy, food, alcohol and tobacco, core inflation held steady at 0.9% in December. Inflation in the eurozone - as in the USA - has been stubbornly low in recent months. There were some signs of underlying inflationary pressures in Friday's data, however. In the EU28, producer prices grew 3.1% annually and by 0.6% monthly in November. (more...)
IAMGOLD (NYSE:IAG) Rating Reiterated by Desjardins
- January 06, 2018

Several analysts recently weighed in on the stock. The stock of IAMGOLD Corporation (NYSE: IAG ) has "Buy" rating given on Monday, July 18 by Paradigm Research. The business had revenue of $268.80 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $268.62 million. However a year ago for the same quarter the company has reported $-0.13 EPS. (more...)
American Electric Power (AEP) Stock Rating Lowered by Guggenheim American Electric Power (AEP) Stock Rating Lowered by Guggenheim
- January 06, 2018

AEP's institutional ownership was registered as 73.10% while insider ownership was 0.02%. The stock decreased 1.18% or $0.85 during the last trading session, reaching $70.95. (NYSE:BX). Bp Public Ltd Co reported 61,500 shares. Advisory Rech Incorporated holds 0.02% of its portfolio in The Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE:BX) for 32,843 shares. (more...)
CH Robinson Worldwide (CHRW) Stock Rating Upgraded by Citigroup
- January 06, 2018

The company has a market capitalization of $12,510.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 26.71, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.77 and a beta of 0.48. According to the Recommendation Trends of the stock polled by Finviz, the company has a consensus recommendation of 2.9 out of the scale from 1 to 5 where 1 stands for Buy and 5 means Sell. (more...)
Lookout for Price Target? Huntsman Corporation (HUN), Edison International (EIX)
- January 06, 2018

The stock ended last trade at 34.35 a share and the price is up more than 3.18% so far this year. About 260,743 shares traded. It has outperformed by 37.01% the S&P500. More important recent Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: " Huntsman Corporation (HUN ) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 14, 2017" on December 13, 2017, also Zacks.com published article titled: "Can Huntsman Corporation (HUN ) Keep the Earnings Streak Alive This Quarter ... (more...)
Sanford/Clyburn oppose offshore drilling order; Templeton's switch on SCANA-Dominion — The Agenda Sanford/Clyburn oppose offshore drilling order; Templeton's switch on SCANA-Dominion — The Agenda
- January 05, 2018

SCE&G and Santee Cooper , the state's utility, walked away from the project past year after spending $9 billion, outraging customers, regulators and lawmakers. SCANA would become a wholly owned subsidiary of Dominion under the merger and its workers would receive employment protections until 2020. The group, launched in November, believes that it's time for lawmakers to take action to protect SC consumers by getting our government out of the business of owning and running a utility by ... (more...)
Amazon will reportedly bid for Premier League soccer streaming rights next month Amazon will reportedly bid for Premier League soccer streaming rights next month
- January 05, 2018

There are some concerns Amazon may not take the rights on completely. Amazon has held talks over the United Kingdom rights to the Premier League ahead of next month's auction, Telegraph Sport can reveal. Early moves from Amazon will likely fuel speculation of a challenge to the two companies. For those who are a fan of football (or soccer, depending on where you're from), you might be interested to learn that in a report from Bloomberg , Amazon is apparently looking to bid on the ... (more...)
Fylde nuclear fuel plant gets new owner in $4.6bn deal Fylde nuclear fuel plant gets new owner in $4.6bn deal
- January 05, 2018

The acquisition by Brookfield Business Partners LP on Thursday comes one day after an agreement tying up loose ends from two failed nuclear reactors in SC. Westinghouse filed for bankruptcy last March after two nuclear power plants it had designed and was constructing in the U.S. Southeast had gone billions of dollars over their fixed-cost contracts. (more...)
What is the Short Interest on Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) Stock?
- January 05, 2018

Bbt Capital Management Llc increased Servicenow Inc (Put) (NOW) stake by 100% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. The Ohio-based Elizabeth Park Capital Advisors Ltd. 219.29 million shares or 0.85% less from 221.16 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Howard Weil has "Sector Perform" rating and $47.0 target. (NASDAQ:PNFP) has "Hold" rating given on Tuesday, September 13 by Sandler O'Neill. (more...)
4 people taken to hospital from American Airlines flight 4 people taken to hospital from American Airlines flight
- January 05, 2018

All departures New York's LaGuardia Airport are cancelled until 3 p.m. local time, with scattered cancellations at other New York-area airports, as well as airports in Washington D.C., Philadelphia and seven other smaller airports, the company said. (more...)
Tech giants prep for legal fight against FCC's rule repeal Tech giants prep for legal fight against FCC's rule repeal
- January 05, 2018

Brian Hart, director of the office of media relations at the FCC , told The Daily Caller News Foundation that they "cannot comment on security measures or concerns". "In 2018, the Internet is united in defense of #NetNeutrality ", retweeted the Netflix account. As such, the group intends to act as an intervenor in judicial action against the FCC's order. (more...)
Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase says it won't be adding Ripple… for now
- January 05, 2018

Such a move would provide access to millions of investors to trade XRP, and would help to fulfill some of global demand that has been rapidly increasing. According to the firm, the members of the committee, alongside all other employees, are "subject to confidentiality and trading restrictions" and when new assets are chosen, they will be announced only through official channels. (more...)
Constellation Brands Sinks Despite Solid Q3 Results Constellation Brands Sinks Despite Solid Q3 Results
- January 05, 2018

The firm price to earnings ratio calculated as 28.00. It has a 25.37 P/E ratio. Because there is no one ideal method for picking winning stocks , investors may have to try various techniques before they get it right. Guggenheim Ltd Liability accumulated 1.05M shares. Catalyst Lc has invested 0.13% in Constellation Brands, Inc . ( STZ ) traded down $1.71 during trading hours on Thursday, hitting $225.79. (more...)
Largest Prime Number With More Than 23 Million Digits Discovered Largest Prime Number With More Than 23 Million Digits Discovered
- January 05, 2018

The discovery blows the previous record - a Mersenne prime uncovered in January 2016 - out the water by adding almost a million digits (910,807, to be exact) to the number. However, it took four different software programmes running on four different hardware configurations to verify the discovery. The discovery of prime numbers in general, numbers only divisible by one and themselves, was for centuries undertaken by mathematicians for sheer enjoyment, but has since been put to practical use ... (more...)
We're slowing! Jaitley accepts reality, cuts FY18 GDP growth projection to 6.5% We're slowing! Jaitley accepts reality, cuts FY18 GDP growth projection to 6.5%
- January 05, 2018

As per the new methodology followed by the CSO, GDP is calculated by adding product taxes to GVA at basic prices and removing subsidies. On the other hand, growth in the "agriculture, forestry and fishing", "mining and quarrying", "manufacturing" and "construction" sectors "is estimated to be 2.1 percent, 2.9 percent, 4.6 percent and 3.6 percent", respectively. (more...)
U.S. economy falls short on job creation U.S. economy falls short on job creation
- January 05, 2018

After reporting a bigger than expected jump in employment in the previous month, the Labor Department released a report on Friday showing employment in the USA increased by much less than anticipated in the month of December. Stock markets also seemed to ignore the disappointing data - released at the same time as the trade figures which showed November had the biggest deficit in more than five years - pushing to new records. (more...)
AG Barr backs taste profile as low-sugar Irn-Bru hits shelves AG Barr backs taste profile as low-sugar Irn-Bru hits shelves
- January 05, 2018

Makers AG Barr confirmed earlier this week they're halving the fizzy drink's sugar contents and blame the looming soft drink tax. AG Barr said bottles and cans featuring both the old and new recipes may appear on shelves together "for a time", urging fans of the drink to do not forget to check the label. (more...)
Mark Zuckerberg's personal challenge this year is to fix Facebook Mark Zuckerberg's personal challenge this year is to fix Facebook
- January 05, 2018

What's your new year's resolution? Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg reported his self-improvement project for 2018, and it's not turning into his own particular butcher or learning Mandarin. (The first four words of Facebook's mission have always been "give people the power".) Back in the 1990s and 2000s, most people believed technology would be a decentralizing force. (more...)
Winter Storm Diverts Flights From Northeast Cities to Dulles, Causing Major Backlog Winter Storm Diverts Flights From Northeast Cities to Dulles, Causing Major Backlog
- January 05, 2018

The plane, carrying 325 passengers, was on its way to New York's JFK airport before it was diverted to Stewart Airport in Orange County. The cancelled flights for today are BW 016 from JFK, New York, to Norman Manley International, Kingston, Jamaica and the BW 551 from JFK to Piarco International Airport, Trinidad. (more...)
Paul Sorvino Threatens To Kill Harvey Weinstein For Blacklisting Daughter Mira Paul Sorvino Threatens To Kill Harvey Weinstein For Blacklisting Daughter Mira
- January 05, 2018

Mira took to Twitter on Thursday to say that her love for her father had grown after his public declaration. "Oh, yeah. That son-of-a-bitch better hope that he goes, because if he doesn't, he'll have to meet me, and I will kill that motherfucker", Sorvino said in the TMZ interview . (more...)
Iceland becomes first country to mandate equal pay for men and women Iceland becomes first country to mandate equal pay for men and women
- January 05, 2018

Iceland has been widely praised for introducing legislation on January 1 that imposes fines on any company or government agency with over 25 staff without a government certificate demonstrating pay equality. "The legislation is basically a mechanism that companies and organisations.evaluate every job that's being done, and then they get a certification after they confirm the process if they are paying men and women equally". (more...)
Iceland makes it illegal to pay men more than women Iceland makes it illegal to pay men more than women
- January 05, 2018

Sen. Bernie SandersBernard (Bernie) SandersSchumer: Franken should resign Franken resignation could upend Minnesota races Avalanche of Democratic senators say Franken should resign MORE (I-Vt.) praised Iceland's new equal pay law in a Facebook post on Tuesday and urged Americans to "not lose sight" expanding women's rights. (more...)
LG's new CLOi robots will serve you at shops in the future LG's new CLOi robots will serve you at shops in the future
- January 05, 2018

The introductions follow LG's Airport Guide Robot and Airport Cleaning Robot, which completed successful trial runs at Korea's Incheon International Airport. The second CLOi robot named " porter robot " can help passengers handle their baggage and can also assist in their express check-in and check-out. The CLOi shopping cart robot includes a barcode reader that customers can use to scan items and view product prices as they're placed within the robot's bin. (more...)
Roku's Entering the Smart Audio Market, But Won't Make the Hardware Itself Roku's Entering the Smart Audio Market, But Won't Make the Hardware Itself
- January 05, 2018

It all sounds pretty cool, but the platform will only shine if third-party hardware makers actually start building products using Roku Connect . Roku home entertainment network devices will exchange information via Roku Connect software. (more...)
Trump is the liar, says Pakistan after foreign aid row Trump is the liar, says Pakistan after foreign aid row
- January 05, 2018

The US "has foolishly given Pakistan more than 33 billion dollars in aid over the last 15 years, and they have given us nothing but lies & deceit, thinking of our leaders as fools", Trump tweeted January 1. The U.S. can't win the war in Afghanistan as long as Pakistan continues to sponsor terrorist groups such as the Taliban and Haqqani network . Gen. (more...)