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Broadcom offers $121 billion to Qualcomm Broadcom offers $121 billion to Qualcomm
- February 06, 2018

The proposal was quickly rejected by Qualcomm as significantly undervaluing the company, leading Broadcom chief Hock Tan into a hostile takeover attempt which Qualcomm declared a 'blatant attempt to seize control.' Broadcom is eyeing a final run around the Qualcomm board by offering nominations of its own candidates before the shareholder vote. (more...)
Wall St plunges as 2018's gains erased Wall St plunges as 2018's gains erased
- February 06, 2018

Shenzhen's 4.44 per cent loss continued its earlier big losses. It also threatened to deprive President Trump and the GOP of a favorite talking point at the nascent stages of the 2018 midterm campaign. The big four banks fell around 3% each while miners BHP Billiton, Rio Tinto, Fortescue and South32 lost 1% to 3%. The U.S. dollar also weakened against the Japanese yen trading at 108.68 yen, down from 109.12 on Monday. (more...)
Korean Air Force Jet Skids off Runway at Singapore Air Show Korean Air Force Jet Skids off Runway at Singapore Air Show
- February 06, 2018

The plane used by the Black Eagles is the KAI T-50 Golden Eagle, a supersonic light combat aircraft. Accidents involving the Black Eagles are rare, but they've been pretty high-profile - two of their planes collided in mid-air in 1998, killing one pilot, while human error during a maintenance operation killed another pilot in 2012 after his plane crashed mountainside in Hoengsong, South Korea. (more...)
British American Tobacco Industries (BTI) Seeing Increased Volatility in Session
- February 06, 2018

It has outperformed by 71.63% the S&P500. Blue Fin Capital Inc increased its stake in British Amern Tob Plc Sponsored Adr ( BTI ) by 426.7% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Swiss Bancorporation invested in 741,700 shares or 0.03% of the stock. 56 funds opened positions while 167 raised stakes. Moreover, Northstar Gp Incorporated has 0.3% invested in Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) for 9,595 shares. (more...)
India's Government Plans To Give Millions Of People Free Health Care India's Government Plans To Give Millions Of People Free Health Care
- February 06, 2018

Concerns also abound over various issues, including the proposal of long-term capital gains tax on equities, disappointing capital expenditure growth and conservative tax expenditures among other things. " Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley have made health services to the poor a "jumla", Surjewala said. On the eve of the Budget, there was already speculation that since this Budget will the last that will be presented by this government for a full financial ... (more...)
Bursa Malaysia Welcomes Catalysts To Boost Capital Markets Bursa Malaysia Welcomes Catalysts To Boost Capital Markets
- February 06, 2018

In line with this, MAS and SC will form cross-border supervisory and enforcement arrangements operationalise the bilateral link. "This will improve the liquidity of both our stock markets ". He said that Malaysia is now working closely with Singapore in many business sectors, such as the Johor Baru-Singapore Rapid Transport System Link and real estate development such as Marina One - a joint project between Khazanah Nasional and Temasek Holdings, with a gross development value of RM32.5 ... (more...)
Wells Fargo & Co Boosts Amazon.com (AMZN) Price Target to $1700.00 Wells Fargo & Co Boosts Amazon.com (AMZN) Price Target to $1700.00
- February 06, 2018

The stock decreased 5.31% or $10.05 during the last trading session, reaching $179.06. 1,021,285 shares of the company traded hands. BancFirst Corporation (NASDAQ:BANF) has risen 53.28% since February 5, 2017 and is uptrending. The company has a current ratio of 1.04, a quick ratio of 0.76 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.89. It worsened, as 73 investors sold AMZN shares while 549 reduced holdings. (more...)
Guru Analysis Of Southwest Airlines Co. (LUV) Guru Analysis Of Southwest Airlines Co. (LUV)
- February 06, 2018

The stock witnessed -11.92% declines, 5.56% gains and 0.72% gains for the 1-month, 3-month and 6-month period, respectively. It is up 45.83% since February 6, 2017 and is uptrending. Therefore 0 are positive. Southwest Airlines Co. (LUV ) reported its last quarterly earnings on 12/30/2017 where the firm reported its Actual EPS of $0.77/share against the analyst consensus estimate of $0.77/share. (more...)
Abbott Laboratories (ABT), Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. (MTU)
- February 06, 2018

Williams now has $4.29 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.20% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $49.41. As a result results using moving averages can be random at times the market appears to respect SMA support/resistance and trade signals, and other times it shows no deference. (more...)
Ex-Carillion boss sorry for firm's collapse Ex-Carillion boss sorry for firm's collapse
- February 06, 2018

He insisted to MPs at a tetchy session with a joint meeting of the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee Work and Pensions Committee that Carillion had been destroyed by a series of blows in 2017. Other MPs were less complimentary, however. Emma Mercer, who took over from Mr Khan as CFO in September 2017, said the company had adopted a "more aggressive" approach to accounting in the years running up to its collapse, under Mr Khan and his predecessors. (more...)
Hyundai Sends Nexo Ute on 118-Mile Autonomous Trek Hyundai Sends Nexo Ute on 118-Mile Autonomous Trek
- February 06, 2018

The NEXO is completely powered by hydrogen fuel, making use of an advanced fuel cell system developed by Hyundai itself. The new vehicle is meant to showcase how autonomous technology can be used to improve clean cars. As the Nexo has a range of 609 kilometers (378 miles) on a five-minute fill-up, which Hyundai says will cost 40,000 won (US$37) for a full charge, the fuel economy is excellent in terms of cost and good when it comes to charging time. (more...)
Stifel Nicolaus Analysts Give Anadarko Petroleum (APC) a $73.00 Price Target
- February 06, 2018

The average analysts gave this company a mean recommendation of 1.9. The stock decreased 2.36% or $1.83 during the last trading session, reaching $75.68. (NYSE:RPM) by 21,550 shares in the quarter, for a total of 33,750 shares, and has risen its stake in Oneok Inc (NYSE:OKE). Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (APC) stock is now showing down return of -4.41% throughout last week and witnessed increasing return of 7.92% in one month period. (more...)
Attorneys general in several states oppose federal tips plan Attorneys general in several states oppose federal tips plan
- February 06, 2018

But two former Labor Department officials said they had been briefed on the analysis by people now at the department and echoed this account. The U.S. The department said at the time it would be too speculative. The spokesman pointed out that the 2011 rule also did not include a detailed cost-benefit analysis, though former Labor Department officials say that was because the rule codified existing policy and did not change policy. (more...)
Investors Catching Stocks Bank of America Corporation (BAC)
- February 06, 2018

Howard Capital Management now owns 72,088 shares of the financial services provider's stock valued at $1,701,000 after buying an additional 49,306 shares during the last quarter. The company was upgraded on Wednesday, January 3 by Wells Fargo . On Friday, May 20 the stock rating was maintained by Telsey Advisory Group with "Market Perform". (more...)
Global stocks take another beating on U.S. bond yield concerns Global stocks take another beating on U.S. bond yield concerns
- February 06, 2018

Yields on 10-year U.S. Treasury paper were up at a four-year peak of 2.86 percent, having jumped nearly 7 basis points on Friday. An upbeat U.S.jobs report showing higher than expected wage growth was the catalyst for the latest sharp sell-off on Friday, further stoking speculation the Federal Reserve will need to raise interest rates faster than expected to counter inflation. (more...)
Dow plunges below 25000 as investors fear interest rate hike Dow plunges below 25000 as investors fear interest rate hike
- February 06, 2018

The 4.6% plunge was the index's worst day since August 2011 and knocked it into the red for the year. "It's like a kid at a child's party who, after an afternoon of cake and ice cream, eats one more cookie and that puts them over the edge", said Kelly. (more...)
KCS Wealth Advisory Invests $278000 in NXP Semiconductors NV (NASDAQ:NXPI)
- February 06, 2018

The stock decreased 2.34% or $44.59 during the last trading session, reaching $1859.1. About 571,291 shares traded. The Priceline Group Inc. BHP Billiton plc (NYSE:BBL) has risen 31.15% since February 5, 2017 and is uptrending. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -59.97% negative EPS growth. As per Monday, October 16, the company rating was downgraded by Cowen & Co. (more...)
Government considering directly operating East Coast Mainline Government considering directly operating East Coast Mainline
- February 06, 2018

Virgin was granted the west coast contract, potentially until 2020, before a new franchise is expected to be created to run the West Coast and HS2 services when the high speed line is built in 2026 . Stagecoach and Virgin agreed a deal to run the franchise from 2015 to 2023. "Members across this House can be in no doubt: the bailout culture at the Department for Transport is alive and well - it's never been better". (more...)
Sells 10855 Shares of Procter & Gamble Co (PG)
- February 06, 2018

The institutional investor held 38,929 shares of the package goods and cosmetics company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $3.54 million, down from 42,665 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Prudential Public Limited Com owns 880,243 shares. Mariner Wealth Advisors Ltd Liability Corp invested in 515,322 shares. Northern Trust Corp owns 34.83M shares for 0.83% of their portfolio. (more...)
Porsche is doubling its investment in electric and hybrid vehicles Porsche is doubling its investment in electric and hybrid vehicles
- February 06, 2018

In fact, it seems as though the Stuttgart-based automaker wants to further their push for electrification as based on their latest announcement. Stuttgart-based Porsche says it will pour over six billion euros ($7.5 billion) into developing battery-powered and hybrid cars over the next five years - double what it was originally planning to shell out. (more...)
Doritos slammed for 'lady-friendly chips' Doritos slammed for 'lady-friendly chips'
- February 06, 2018

Ms Nooyi highlighted the importance of fitting the snack into a handbag and reducing how loudly the crisps crunch when eaten. Women's campaigners have led the backlash surrounding the move, describing it as a "tired gender stereotype". Doritos made a decision to create a "lady-friendly" chip, according to an interview with Nooyi on the Freaonomics radio show. Nooyi then describes how PepsiCo is looking to launch snacks for ladies that are designed and packaged differently. (more...)
RBA locks in first rates decision of the year RBA locks in first rates decision of the year
- February 06, 2018

The revival greatly improved the outlook for GDP growth, given household spending accounts for around 57 percent of annual economic output. December's retail sales data follows a disappointing fourth-quarter inflation report that left both core and headline measures of the consumer price index at 1.9%, when they had been expected to tick higher by a touch. (more...)
Shares of Wynn Resorts rise nearly three pc on Thursday Shares of Wynn Resorts rise nearly three pc on Thursday
- February 06, 2018

The stock decreased 2.31% or $3.93 during the last trading session, reaching $166.56. About 135,077 shares traded or 42.38% up from the average. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Its down 0.14, from 1.05 in 2017Q2. A number of large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in WYNN. Private Ocean Lc, California-based fund reported 75 shares. (more...)
Hess Midstream Partners LP (NASDAQ:HESM) Expected To Report Earnings On Monday Hess Midstream Partners LP (NASDAQ:HESM) Expected To Report Earnings On Monday
- February 06, 2018

Investors seem to be very interested in what happens to the stocks of these two companies but do investors favor one over the other? Trading volume for Shell Midstream Partners , L.P. Stone Run Capital holds 21,100 shares or 0.81% of its portfolio. The rating was initiated by Goldman Sachs on Monday, May 29 with "Buy". The firm earned "Neutral" rating on Thursday, March 10 by Citigroup. (more...)
Moors & Cabot Inc. Increases Position in Philip Morris International Inc. (PM)
- February 06, 2018

Cooke & Bieler Lp who had been investing in Philip Morris Int'l for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $153.29 billion market cap company. The stock of Vodafone Group Plc (NASDAQ:VOD) has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, January 10 by Goldman Sachs. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Tuesday, January 30 by Berenberg. (more...)

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