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Notable Buzzer: Pioneer Natural Resources Co. (PXD)
- February 07, 2018

About 3.38 million shares traded. It has underperformed by 8.24% the S&P500. Key Group Holdings Cayman Ltd decreased its stake in Pioneer Nat Res Co (PXD) by 94.12% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. For the past full year, shares are -3.94%. Janney Montgomery Scott Lc stated it has 3,581 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. For the past month, shares are -9.20%. (more...)
Misery on US Stock Market Spreads to Asia Tuesday Misery on US Stock Market Spreads to Asia Tuesday
- February 07, 2018

By mid-morning trade, London's FTSE 100 was down 1.79 % Frankfurt's Dax and Paris's CAC were down 1.86% and 2% respectively, with Zurich down 1.92 percent. The last fall of that size came in August 2011 when investors were fretting over Europe's debt crisis and the debt ceiling impasse in Washington that prompted a US credit rating downgrade. (more...)
Asian indices down for second day tracking US sell-off Asian indices down for second day tracking US sell-off
- February 07, 2018

The Stoxx Europe 600 Index decreased 2.4 percent. All other Asian markets tanked, too, including the Shanghai Composite index, which closed 3.4 percent lower at 3,370.65 and Hong Kong's Hang Seng, which skidded 5.1 percent to 30,595.42. Eastern Time. The DAX index in Germany fell 294 points, while the FTSE 100 in England plummeted 193 points. The previous record decline for the Dow came on September 29, 2008, at the height of the global financial crisis, when it fell 778 points. (more...)
Rio Tinto buys $1bn shares as profits bounce back Rio Tinto buys $1bn shares as profits bounce back
- February 07, 2018

To measure price-variation, we found RIO's volatility during a week at 3.23% and during a month it has been found around 1.7%. The company now has a consensus rating of "Buy" and a consensus price target of GBX 4,087.25 ($57.31). The bigger the return, the more efficient management is in utilizing its asset base. As always, the values may need to be adjusted based on the specific stock and market. (more...)
Biggest One-Day Fall For The Dow Jones Industrial Average
- February 07, 2018

At the closing bell, the Dow had fallen 1,175 points, or 4.6%. The Dow ended at 24,345. While record low interest rates held, there has been much speculation about a bubble in the market as the Dow Jones has continued to climb, setting record highs. (more...)
Welch & Forbes LLC Decreases Position in Walt Disney Co (DIS) Welch & Forbes LLC Decreases Position in Walt Disney Co (DIS)
- February 07, 2018

Bank of America maintained it with "Buy" rating and $144.0 target in Wednesday, January 10 report. The stock of Ecolab Inc. The rating was maintained by Nomura with "Reduce" on Monday, August 22. Aetna Inc New (NYSE:AET) was reduced too . Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have issued a hold rating, seventeen have issued a buy rating and two have assigned a strong buy rating to the stock . (more...)
Apple's (AAPL) Apple's (AAPL) "Outperform" Rating Reiterated at William Blair
- February 07, 2018

Edgemoor Investment Advisors Inc who had been investing in Southern Co for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $43.88B market cap company. The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Monday, December 19 by Citigroup. On Wednesday, November 8 the stock rating was maintained by Craig Hallum with "Buy". (more...)
Chemring Group (CHG) PT Raised to GBX 195
- February 07, 2018

Chemring Group presently has an average rating of Buy and a consensus target price of GBX 211.50 ($2.97). Berenberg Bank reissued a "buy" rating and set a GBX 6,500 ($83.95) target price on shares of ASOS plc in a report on Monday, May 15th. (more...)
Investors Burned as Bets on Low Market Volatility Implode Investors Burned as Bets on Low Market Volatility Implode
- February 07, 2018

European risk markets played catch-up in response to Monday's Wall Street rout and, by closing before Tuesday's U.S. equity rebound, have limited implications for Asian investors this morning. Nomura Securities will redeem its Tokyo Stock Exchange-listed S&P 500 Vix Inverse ETN after a sharp equity selloff since late last week triggered a massive loss in the product. (more...)
US Regulators to Back More Oversight of Digital Currencies US Regulators to Back More Oversight of Digital Currencies
- February 07, 2018

SEC chairman Jay Clayton, in response to Cotton's question, pointed to applications in the areas of data verification and record-keeping - i.e., using the technology to create distributed records of information - as particularly notable use cases. (more...)
Markston International LLC Decreases Holdings in Intel Co
- February 07, 2018

The stock increased 1.03% or $0.97 during the last trading session, reaching $94.71. Its share price has decline -5.48% in three months and is down -10.92% for the last five trades. Wasatch accumulated 35,048 shares. North Star Invest Mngmt Corp has 165,011 shares for 0.8% of their portfolio. Cornercap Investment Counsel owns 158,721 shares for 0.85% of their portfolio. (more...)
United States safety board blames two commuter crashes on sleep disorders United States safety board blames two commuter crashes on sleep disorders
- February 07, 2018

The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has granted the requests, the report said. In a statement issued in August 2017 the NTSB expressed its "disappointment" with the withdrawal of a Notice of Proposed Rule Making by the Federal Railroad Administration and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration stating, "Obstructive sleep apnea has been in the probable cause of 10 highway and rail accidents investigated by the NTSB in the past 17 years ..." Both engineers failed to stop trains ... (more...)
Stocks Reach Important Points: Patterson-UTI Energy, Inc. (PTEN), BlackBerry Limited (BB)
- February 07, 2018

The stock decreased 2.24% or $1.25 during the last trading session, reaching $54.6. 195.75 million shares or 4.13% more from 187.99 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. (NASDAQ: PTEN ) to report earnings on February, 8. They expect $-0.09 earnings per share, down 12.50% or $0.01 from last year's $-0.08 per share. Twin Tree Management Lp decreased Borgwarner Inc (BWA) stake by 77.7% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. (more...)
Okada allowed to pursue claims against Wynn Resorts board Okada allowed to pursue claims against Wynn Resorts board
- February 07, 2018

Steve Wynn, CEO of Wynn Resorts , seen in 2016 in Las Vegas. He played the pivotal role in transforming Las Vegas into the entertainment destination it is today. Dozens of women accused the 74-year-old businessman of engaging in inappropriate behavior and more than 150 others spoke out against him, the report said. (more...)
Falcon Heavy Rocket Flies Like an Eagle
- February 07, 2018

Weather conditions are now at 80 percent "go" for today, and 70 percent for a backup launch time tomorrow, according to the 45th Space Wing's Weather Squadron, which monitors weather for air and space operations at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station and Kennedy Space Center . (more...)
Google to buy Chelsea Market building for over $2 bln Google to buy Chelsea Market building for over $2 bln
- February 07, 2018

Google and Jamestown, which owns the property, are expected to close on a deal in two months, the outlet reported. The 1.2 million-square-foot office-and-retail property at 75 Ninth Avenue is home to the offices of several companies including Major League Baseball, the NY 1 news channel and the Food Network. (more...)
Super Bowl 2018: Pink slams people criticising her National Anthem Performance Super Bowl 2018: Pink slams people criticising her National Anthem Performance
- February 07, 2018

National adults 18-49 and overall viewership data should be available later Monday. During Sunday night's Super Bowl , the game within the game came in the form of commercials. Per NBC, Eagles-Patriots drew 103.4 million viewers, down about 7 percent from previous year and the lowest Super-Bowl figure since 2009. Several protesters locked arms on the tracks in front of the West Bank light rail station, preventing trams from passing through. (more...)
Twitter reacts to historic Dow Jones drop Twitter reacts to historic Dow Jones drop
- February 07, 2018

But in percentage terms, the declines of Friday and Monday are nowhere near the worst. However, after that stock market drop , the DJI went on to rally 12.3% over the subsequent three months. On Monday the stock market took a historic hit and continued into Tuesday morning for a brief time. "I normally wouldn't be looking at my iPhone, but given the market moves, I am checking it", he told lawmakers on the House Financial Services Committee. (more...)
Banks, mining shares hit in ASX stockmarket plunge
- February 07, 2018

Investors have been bracing for a downturn after months of seemingly unstoppable gains. As for the USA market wipe-out, it was sparked by a rise in interest rates . European markets closed lower: London's FTSE dropped 1.5 per cent, Paris lost 1.5 per cent and Frankfurt lost 0.8 per cent. Falls in Bitcoin, Ethereum and Ripple were triggered in part by news of fresh restrictions in China and by financial institutions. (more...)
Patriots are Las Vegas favorites to win Super Bowl next season Patriots are Las Vegas favorites to win Super Bowl next season
- February 07, 2018

The Eagles' quarterback Nick Foles was named Most Valuable Player of the game after leading his team to a victory that was viewed as almost impossible after the team's starting quarterback Carson Wentz suffered a major injury in December. (more...)
Province announces money-saving reforms to ICBC Province announces money-saving reforms to ICBC
- February 07, 2018

Additionally, the attorney general said for the first time in 25 years ICBC will make improvements to accident benefits, increasing the care available for anyone injured in a crash, regardless of who was at fault. occupational therapists have seen a decline in access to necessary treatments for injured drivers trying to recover after a crash. "These proposals mean more money for treatments and that more types of treatments will be covered". (more...)
LA Times to Be Sold to Billionaire Physician — WashPost LA Times to Be Sold to Billionaire Physician — WashPost
- February 07, 2018

The Times called the purchase of both newspapers a almost $500 million deal. Copies of the San Diego Union-Tribune are shown on display at a newsstand March 18, 2009 in San Diego, California. Most notably, newsroom staffers voted overwhelmingly last month to unionize for the first time in the paper's 136-year history. Tronc originally courted Soon-Shiong's investment as a way of staving off a take-over effort from Gannett. (more...)
Wynn Resorts (WYNN) Stock Rating Upgraded by Goldman Sachs Group Wynn Resorts (WYNN) Stock Rating Upgraded by Goldman Sachs Group
- February 07, 2018

Wynn Resorts Ltd now has $17.12B valuation. The stock decreased 0.27% or $0.67 during the last trading session, reaching $247.27. About 5.40 million shares traded or 78.60% up from the average. Mutual of America Capital Management LLC lifted its holdings in Wynn Resorts by 8.0% during the second quarter. Nikko Asset Management Americas Inc holds 132,900 shares or 0.68% of its portfolio. (more...)
Local financial advisor offers his take on Wall Street's sharp drop Local financial advisor offers his take on Wall Street's sharp drop
- February 07, 2018

The president has not hesitated to imply his policies are driving the bull market and the growing economy. "I think most people are in the market through their 401k plan, and one of the great things, the way that is structured, is when the market does take a dip, if you're putting that same amount of money in and maybe your employer's matching it and such, you're buying at a lot of different prices over the term of your career, and so these low prices and these dips are often just an ... (more...)
Markets Right Now: Dow industrials sink 500, then recover | Columbus Ledger-Enquirer Markets Right Now: Dow industrials sink 500, then recover | Columbus Ledger-Enquirer
- February 07, 2018

On Friday, it was revealed that USA wages were growing at the fastest pace in more than 8 and a half years, which has led to worries that heightening inflation will lead to the Fed Reserve raising interest rates faster than expected. That corresponds with the moment U.S. Treasury yields began their ascent, with 10-year paper now at about 2.7 percent after hitting a four-year high following strong U.S.jobs data last week. (more...)

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