McDonald's Twitter account takes shot at President Donald Trump

Neither will the supervisors of whoever sent the tweet. The company did not immediately respond for a request for a comment. The tweet also said that it would love to have Barack Obama back and that Trump has tiny hands. Yes, because when most pe... More..

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Worth Watching Stock: Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT)

The company reported its last quarter on Jan 17. Public Employees Retirement System of OH now owns 2,118,259 shares of the manufacturing equipment provider's stock valued at $50,775,000 after buying an addition...More..

Federal Reserve raises key interest rate, indicates two more hikes this year
by | Thursday, March 16, 2017

Federal Reserve raises key interest rate, indicates two more hikes this year

Lance Roberts, chief investment strategist at Clarity Financial, makes the case in one chart that raising interest rates off ultralow levels during a period of tepid economic growth coincides with recessions in...More..

by | Thursday, March 16, 2017

The Halliburton Company (HAL) Stake Raised by Guggenheim Capital LLC

Also, insider Myrtle L. Jones sold 726 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, March 8th. Want to see what other hedge funds are holding HAL? Halliburton Company closed its last trading se...More..

Renault emissions probe implicates entire management team
by | Thursday, March 16, 2017

Renault emissions probe implicates entire management team

While unable to address the specifics of the report, Renault has issued a statement denying its cars are "equipped with cheating software affecting anti-pollution systems". The German carmaker admitted in 2...More..

Apple (AAPL) Stock: The Market's Best Bargain Despite All-Time High
by | Thursday, March 16, 2017

Apple (AAPL) Stock: The Market's Best Bargain Despite All-Time High

The number of shares now owned by investors are 5.3 bln. Magellan Asset Management Ltd boosted its position in shares of Apple by 56.9% in the second quarter. On 10/25/2016 Apple announced a quarterly divid...More..

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Fed hikes key rate for second time in 3 months

The rate increase comes as the USA economy has been growing at a lackluster pace. HONG KONG FOLLOWS THE FED TOO: Hong Kong's central bank copied the Fed by raising its benchmark lending rate by one-quarter po...More..

by | Thursday, March 16, 2017

US Equities Jump After Fed Raises Rates, Sees Two More in 2017

The Fed is scheduled to release its latest policy statement along with updated economic forecasts at 2 p.m. ET (1800 GMT). "The (fixed income) market had raised rates before the Fed came in". Energy stocks bo...More..

Dutch elections: Rutte's tough equation, losers, winners, the day after
by | Thursday, March 16, 2017

Dutch elections: Rutte's tough equation, losers, winners, the day after

Wilders, while making modest gains on his 2012 election result and in the race for second place, is likely to be excluded from the eventual governing coalition. The exit polls helped the euro rise to its high...More..

Procter & Gamble Co (PG) Stock Rating Upgraded by Vetr Inc
by | Thursday, March 16, 2017

Procter & Gamble Co (PG) Stock Rating Upgraded by Vetr Inc

In a transaction on 2017-02-28, the company's Chief Technology Officer Fish Kathleen B sold 743 company shares for 67760. American National Bank increased its position in shares of Procter & Gamble Co by 225.8%...More..

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Stock Earnings Estimates under Consideration: Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM)

According to FT, Year on year, both dividends per share and earnings per share excluding extraordinary items growth increased 6.15% and 3.77%, respectively. Williams-Sonoma, Inc. has a 12-month low of $45.96 an...More..

by | Thursday, March 16, 2017

Bank holds interest rates at 0.25% - but inflation splits the decision

As the MPC had observed at the time of the UK's referendum on European Union membership, the appropriate path for monetary policy depends on the evolution of demand, potential supply, the exchange rate, and the...More..

Culture Secretary refers Fox bid to takeover Sky to competition regulatory authorities
by | Thursday, March 16, 2017

Culture Secretary refers Fox bid to takeover Sky to competition regulatory authorities

He also urged Ms Bradley to give Ofcom more time to consider if Mr Murdoch and his family are "fit and proper" owners, if they ask for it. The former Labour leader Ed Milband and current deputy leader, Tom Wa...More..

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Investors Brace for Rate Hike and Perhaps A More Hawkish Fed

There was not much change in economic forecasts from the Fed's December meeting either, with unemployment, inflation and federal funds median forecasts unchanged from December. "Compared to market expectations ...More..

Breitbart audio has Paul Ryan pledging not to defend Trump
by | Thursday, March 16, 2017

Breitbart audio has Paul Ryan pledging not to defend Trump

The speaker is possessed by an unshaken confidence that this bill is better policy for the country, and that failure would be disastrous for the Republican Party politically. "As written, I do not believe the H...More..

by | Thursday, March 16, 2017

FOMC Hikes Rates by 25-bps Meeting Expectations, Sends US Dollar Lower

DXY Index was trading at 101.02 at the time this report was written. "For consumers now shopping for a mortgage to purchase a property or refinance an existing loan, the possibility of the Fed's decision to ...More..

by | Thursday, March 16, 2017

State Employment Rates Could Influence Fed Rate Hike

And as the USA dollar weakened, the Aussie dollar leapt more than 1.2 U.S. cents cent after the 5am (Sydney time) announcement by the Fed to trade at 77.15 United States cents after 7am in Asian trading. In con...More..

Toyota commits to United Kingdom manufacturing with £240m investment
by | Thursday, March 16, 2017

Toyota commits to United Kingdom manufacturing with £240m investment

Toyota has signalled it will be committed to manufacturing in Britain after announcing today it is plugging £240m into its United Kingdom operations in a bid to improve its Burnaston plant's competitiveness. To...More..

Zacks Investment Research Upgrades Independence Realty Trust Inc (IRT) to Hold
by | Thursday, March 16, 2017

Zacks Investment Research Upgrades Independence Realty Trust Inc (IRT) to Hold

Sometimes it may seem like it, but analysts don't just pull their price targets out of thin air. The company has a consensus rating of Hold and a consensus target price of $20.70. All of these Earnings estima...More..

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Research Ratings: International Business Machines Corporation (IBM), QUALCOMM Incorporated (QCOM)

International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) now has a P/E Ratio of 14.14. Pinnacle Associates Ltd. increased its position in shares of International Business Machines Corp. The ex-dividend date was...More..

by | Thursday, March 16, 2017

TSX surges as US Federal Reserve hikes interest rates

The Fed in its policy statement pointed to an improving labor market and greater confidence among consumers and businesses, but acknowledged that there hasn't been a substantial change in economic conditions, w...More..

Trump to sign sweeping rollback of Obama-era climate change rules
by | Thursday, March 16, 2017

Trump to sign sweeping rollback of Obama-era climate change rules

Trump is set to direct the Environmental Protection Agency to review fuel efficiency standards that were a key plank of Barack Obama's effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. If the rules are relaxed and if ...More..

Duke Realty Corporation (NYSE:DRE) To Announce June 2016 Results
by | Thursday, March 16, 2017

Duke Realty Corporation (NYSE:DRE) To Announce June 2016 Results

A number of analysts have recently weighed in on the company. The median one-year price target of 15 analysts covering the company is $28.00, which suggests the stock could still rise over 10 percent. State Str...More..

Speaker Paul Ryan slams Trump in leaked recording
by | Thursday, March 16, 2017

Speaker Paul Ryan slams Trump in leaked recording

Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) has always been lauded as the GOP's signature policy wonk ( a reputation he's failed to live up to ), and, as Speaker of the House, he has had a leading role in crafting the bill. This c...More..

February Consumer Prices Inched Up 0.1%
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February Consumer Prices Inched Up 0.1%

Retail inflation rose to 3.65 percent in February mainly on account of surge in price of food items like fruits, sugar and confectionery. The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) says the inflation rate droppe...More..

by | Thursday, March 16, 2017

China detains two South Korean pastors for helping North Korea defectors

Word of the arrests marked the latest flashpoint in escalating tensions between China and South Korea, as Rex Tillerson makes his first trip to Asia as Secretary of State. Remember last month's unusual assassin...More..

by | Thursday, March 16, 2017

Futures Slightly Higher as Focus Shifts to Fed

In the Netherlands, the benchmark AEX Index rose 0.3%. ASIA'S DAY: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 stock index lost 0.2 percent to close at 19,577.38 and South Korea's Kospi dipped less than 0.1 percent to 2,133...More..

Vedanta's Anil Agarwal to invest $2.4 bn in Anglo American
by | Thursday, March 16, 2017

Vedanta's Anil Agarwal to invest $2.4 bn in Anglo American

The London-based mining group, which is now looking for a new chairperson, is seen as a candidate for a potential break-up through splitting its South African assets from the global mining business. "Anglo Am...More..

DA hiked by 2% for Central Govt employees, pensioners
by | Thursday, March 16, 2017

DA hiked by 2% for Central Govt employees, pensioners

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday cleared a proposal to increase dearness allowance and dearness relief by 2 percent to 4 percent, which will potentially benefit over one crore central government employees and pen...More..

Federal Reserve Hikes Interest Rates a Quarter Point
by | Thursday, March 16, 2017

Federal Reserve Hikes Interest Rates a Quarter Point

This dovish tone triggered program trades that react to lower interest rates. Leading into Wednesday's decision, investors were predicting the odds of a rate increase at 95 percent . Remember that from Decembe...More..

Mother of murdered Buncrana woman pays tribute to her daughter
by | Thursday, March 16, 2017

Mother of murdered Buncrana woman pays tribute to her daughter

Known criminal Bhagat was arrested after his Activa scooter and clothes were found covered in red stains at his home in Canacona. The police has since apprehended three locals as suspects in the possible rape c...More..

Captain Amarinder to take oath as Punjab Chief Minister Today
by | Thursday, March 16, 2017

Captain Amarinder to take oath as Punjab Chief Minister Today

Singh Badnore after Amarinder Singh and cabinet minister Brahm Mohindra. This is the second time that Amarinder is going to take charge as the Chief Minister of Punjab. However, other parties AAP and the SAD-...More..

DSW Inc. (NYSE:DSW): Analyst's Estimations
by | Thursday, March 16, 2017

DSW Inc. (NYSE:DSW): Analyst's Estimations

Shares of DSW closed the previous trading session at 19.83 down -0.88 -4.25% with 5,237,505 shares trading hands. DSW Inc. on 11/22/2016 reported its EPS as $0.2 with the analysts projecting the EPS of th...More..

by | Thursday, March 16, 2017

Gold struggles near 6-week low before Fed meeting

Expectations that the central bank will announce a rate increase on Wednesday have climbed, providing support to the USA dollar and pressuring prices for gold. ABN Amro analyst Georgette Boele said: "We see som...More..

TG Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:TGTX) added to 19 new portfolios
by | Thursday, March 16, 2017

TG Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:TGTX) added to 19 new portfolios

The share price of the company ( CARA ) was down -4.04%, with a high of 15.15 during the day and the volume of Cara Therapeutics Inc shares traded was 1502358. If you are reading this story on another site, i...More..