SEA stocks tread water ahead of Fed meeting

USA gold futures for April delivery were down $1.90 an ounce at $1,223.60. The dollar rose on Wednesday to its highest level in five days, just below a two-month peak, as data showed US private sector payrolls rose more than expected for February... More..

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Republicans unveil plan to repeal, replace Obamacare
by | Thursday, March 09, 2017

Republicans unveil plan to repeal, replace Obamacare

As a general rule, health insurers want more people to buy health insurance. The state's other Republican U.S senator, Richard Burr, called the plan "a good first step". It is an effort to satisfy Republican ...More..

by | Thursday, March 09, 2017

Analyst Upside Underscores Impressive Growth for Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:BRCD)

Schroder Investment Management Group's holdings in Brocade Communications Systems were worth $609,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. The latest exchange of 2.84 Million shares is below its average t...More..

by | Thursday, March 09, 2017

Self-employed bear the brunt of Spring Budget with additional National Insurance contributions

Reforms unveiled by Philip Hammond will see the north's 130,000-plus self employed hit by an increase of one per cent (bringing contributions up to 10 per cent ) from April next year, with a further one per ce...More..

Uber will stop 'greyballing' government regulators
by | Thursday, March 09, 2017

Uber will stop 'greyballing' government regulators

Uber is now reviewing its use of the technology, Joe Sullivan, the company's chief security officer, wrote in a company blog post Wednesday. Days after Uber's 'greyballing' technology that hides the standar...More..

by | Thursday, March 09, 2017

Lloyds Banking Group PLC ORD reiterated as Hold By Deutsche Bank

The Current Ratio of Lloyds Banking Group plc NYSE:LYG Foreign Money Center Banks is *TBA and the Quick Ratio measures to be *TBA. Admiral Group plc (LON:ADM)'s stock had its "sell" rating restated by analyst...More..

by | Thursday, March 09, 2017

Analyst Stock Ratings: LendingClub Corporation (LC), PayPal Holdings, Inc. (PYPL)

Vetr cut shares of Paypal Holdings from a "strong-buy" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $46.45 price target on the stock.in a research note on Tuesday, November 8th. In other Paypal Holdings news, EVP Gary J...More..

Disney chief Iger defends spot on Trump advisory panel
by | Thursday, March 09, 2017

Disney chief Iger defends spot on Trump advisory panel

He said he wanted to be "in the room where it happens", a famous line from the Broadway musical (which nearly certainly will be made into a movie one day, maybe by Disney ). "I don't happen to believe policies...More..

by | Thursday, March 09, 2017

Rand Paul: Ryan Trying to 'Pull Wool Over' Trump's Eyes

In January, he was the only Senate Republican to vote against the first step in repealing the law. And with Mr. Trump reportedly planning to travel to Kentucky this weekend, Paul's home state, Paul says he does...More..

Grass Fires Burn Through Texas Panhandle
by | Thursday, March 09, 2017

Grass Fires Burn Through Texas Panhandle

One died from smoke inhalation and two were badly burned and died en route to the hospital for treatment. The woman suffered a heart attack while helping her husband fight a fire in Harper County. "We are in a ...More..

Senate revokes Obama federal land-planning rule
by | Thursday, March 09, 2017

Senate revokes Obama federal land-planning rule

Michael Bennet, D-Colo., voted against its repeal. Planning 2 .0, developed over three years with extensive stakeholder input, modernized inefficient 1980s-era planning regulations that drive land use planni...More..

Urban Outfitters Inc. (NASDAQ:URBN) Closed the Last Trading Session at $25.41
by | Thursday, March 09, 2017

Urban Outfitters Inc. (NASDAQ:URBN) Closed the Last Trading Session at $25.41

It has been suggested as "Buy Opinions" from 9 and 0 issued "Sell Thoughts" for the stock. At least eight brokerages cut their price targets on Urban's stock, according to Reuters. Working capital increases...More..

by | Thursday, March 09, 2017

Spring Budget 2017: NICs will rise for self-employed workers

Dan Fell, chief executive of Doncaster Chamber of Commerce, criticised the move saying that Government should be doing all it can to support entrepreneurs, while his counterpart in Sheffield said businesses wil...More..

Saudi minister warns against 'free riders' in oil market
by | Thursday, March 09, 2017

Saudi minister warns against 'free riders' in oil market

Oil prices have rebounded from less than $30 a barrel in early 2016 to more than $56. That was the message of the International Energy Agency as the CERAWeek energy conference kicked off in Houston. Prices ha...More..

Little movement in seaborne iron ore market
by | Thursday, March 09, 2017

Little movement in seaborne iron ore market

On top of that we had the disruptions caused by China's Lunar New Year holiday which fell in January this year against early February in 2016. But the differing holiday timings failed to have an impact on the...More..

Qatar Airways unveils new Qsuite business class
by | Thursday, March 09, 2017

Qatar Airways unveils new Qsuite business class

On the opening day of ITB Berlin, Qatar Airways unveiled its new, patented business-class product, called the QSuite, during a ceremony attended by worldwide media, travel industry representatives and VIP guest...More..

ACC Tournament: Preview, Bracket, Seeds, Location, Time, How to Watch
by | Thursday, March 09, 2017

ACC Tournament: Preview, Bracket, Seeds, Location, Time, How to Watch

This was Allen's fourth technical foul of the season and that ranks as the highest total in this category among all the players in the ACC. He played only 12 minutes. JF: Louisville - "You saw my spiel above"...More..

The Urban Outfitters, Inc. (URBN) Downgraded by Vetr Inc
by | Thursday, March 09, 2017

The Urban Outfitters, Inc. (URBN) Downgraded by Vetr Inc

FBR & Co also issued estimates for Urban Outfitters' FY2019 earnings at $2.15 EPS. Several other research firms also recently weighed in on URBN. Citigroup Inc raised shares of Urban Outfitters from a "ne...More..

by | Thursday, March 09, 2017

Trending Stock Analysis Report: Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL)

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT), at its latest closing price of $69.88, it has a price-to-book ratio of 2.77, compared to an industry average at 2.26. Also, Director Hector Garcia-Molina sold 3,750 shares of t...More..

Turner sends Boomerang over
by | Thursday, March 09, 2017

Turner sends Boomerang over

The ad-free service, which will cost $5 a month, features the entire Hanna-Barbera, Looney Tunes and MGM animation library of over 5,000 titles. Just like the television channel that already exists, Boomerang ...More..

by | Thursday, March 09, 2017

Analytical Preview of Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (NYSE:HST)

Canaccord Genuity reiterated a hold rating and set a $17.00 target price on shares of Host Hotels and Resorts in a research report on Thursday, December 15th. Investors of record on Friday, December 30th were i...More..

Impact of Brokerage Rating on Urban Outfitters, Inc. (URBN)
by | Thursday, March 09, 2017

Impact of Brokerage Rating on Urban Outfitters, Inc. (URBN)

Investors expected a price target of 0.71 for this quarter. BMO Capital Markets reissued a "market perform" rating and issued a $34.00 price objective on shares of Urban Outfitters in a research report on Wed...More..

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) is Aberdeen Asset Management PLC UK's 8th Largest Position
by | Thursday, March 09, 2017

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) is Aberdeen Asset Management PLC UK's 8th Largest Position

Institutional investors and hedge funds own 65.30% of the company's stock. Landmark Financial Advisors LLC boosted its position in shares of Johnson & Johnson by 0.5% in the second quarter. Investors of record ...More..

Royal Caribbean breaks ground on new Port Miami terminal
by | Thursday, March 09, 2017

Royal Caribbean breaks ground on new Port Miami terminal

Royal Caribbean and Miami-Dade County broke ground on the cruise line's brand new world-class cruise terminal, Terminal A at PortMiami. The Innovation Lab will continue to generate the design of Royal Caribbean...More..

by | Thursday, March 09, 2017

U.S. stocks retreat on rate hike concerns

Federal Reserve meets next week unless this Friday's jobs report is a disaster", Net Research Asia, a Singapore-based equity research house, said in a note. "Investors are seeing difficulty for Trump to immedia...More..

Oil Prices In Marginal Rise, Sells Above $56 Per Barrel
by | Thursday, March 09, 2017

Oil Prices In Marginal Rise, Sells Above $56 Per Barrel

Mr Falih said the cuts were taking effect more slowly than he expected and added the agreement was helping sow "green shoots" in the industry, mainly in the US. Oil prices plunged Wednesday morning when the E...More..

Peugeot buys GM's Opel for $A3 billion
by | Thursday, March 09, 2017

Peugeot buys GM's Opel for $A3 billion

European sources have suggested PSA will pay around half of the sum (approximately $A3.1b) in cash and the rest in shares. The French company that owns Peugeot and Citroen is to buy General Motors' European u...More..

Investors Catching Stocks: American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (NYSE:AEO)
by | Thursday, March 09, 2017

Investors Catching Stocks: American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (NYSE:AEO)

Telsey Advisory Group upgraded American Eagle Outfitters from a market perform rating to an outperform rating and set a $19.00 price target for the company in a report on Wednesday, January 25th. American Eag...More..

Passengers Express Mixed Feelings As Kaduna Airport Begins
by | Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Passengers Express Mixed Feelings As Kaduna Airport Begins

At the check in counter inside the new terminal building, passengers queued to obtain their tickets and process their traveling documents. "All the relevant aviation agencies, the Regulatory Authority, (NCAA)...More..

Performance of Express, Inc. (EXPR) Compared to Index
by | Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Performance of Express, Inc. (EXPR) Compared to Index

Teacher Retirement System of Texas now owns 10,396 shares of the company's stock valued at $151,000 after buying an additional 1,036 shares during the last quarter. The company reported $0.11 earnings per share...More..

Frontier Airlines adding nonstop flights from Indy to Las Vegas
by | Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Frontier Airlines adding nonstop flights from Indy to Las Vegas

Frontier will join competition on all four new routes and is introducing some of them with $39 one-way fares on some, but not all flights. Beginning July 16, Frontier will fly nonstop daily from Dulles to Las...More..

Insider Trading at Occidental Petroleum Co.?
by | Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Insider Trading at Occidental Petroleum Co.?

Occidental Petroleum Corporation was Downgraded by Mizuho on Feb 13, 2017 to Neutral, Lowers Price Target to $ 70 from a previous price target of $87.Occidental Petroleum Corporation was Downgraded by BofA/Merr...More..

by | Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Women protest as part of 'Day Without a Woman'

That number shouldn't be too surprising given that women make up nearly half of the US workforce, according to the Labor Department , but it's still pretty impressive, especially when the research points out t...More..

Technical Roundup On Two Stocks Medtronic plc (MDT), Starbucks Corporation (SBUX)
by | Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Technical Roundup On Two Stocks Medtronic plc (MDT), Starbucks Corporation (SBUX)

Farmers National Bank bought a new stake in shares of Starbucks during the second quarter valued at $101,000. Oakbrook Investments LLC raised its position in shares of Starbucks Corporation by 58.2% in the ...More..

by | Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Devon Energy Corporation (NYSE:DVN) Reviewed By Analysts

Devon Energy Corporation (DVN) ended last trading session with a change of -0.86 percent. The firm had revenue of $2.81 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.79 billion. Noble Energy has ...More..