Economy

Dollar Stronger on Powell's Hawkish Tone

Dollar Stronger on Powell's Hawkish Tone Consumer spending, which accounts for more than two-thirds of USA economic activity, gained 0.2 percent in January, while core PCE price index, the Federal Reserve's favored gauge on inflation , rose 0.2 percent compared with economists' expectation of a 0.3 percent rise. [Full Article...]

Twitter's CEO wants to make Twitter healthier for conversation

Twitter's CEO wants to make Twitter healthier for conversation Dorsey also said that Twitter did not initially "predict or understand the real-world negative consequences", of its platform. "We have witnessed abuse, harassment , troll armies, manipulation through bots and human-coordination, misinformation campaigns, and increasingly divisive echo chambers", Dorsey said. [Full Article...]

Aldi and Kohl's Partner for Brick and Mortar

Aldi and Kohl's Partner for Brick and Mortar Class A by 1,140 shares in the quarter, for a total of 5,160 shares, and has risen its stake in Chevron Corp (NYSE:CVX). The Twin Capital Management Inc holds 47,078 shares with $2.15 million value, down from 57,434 last quarter. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website . Insiders own 1.20% of the company's stock . [Full Article...]

Stocks show tentative gains ahead of Fed Chair's return to Capitol Hill

Stocks show tentative gains ahead of Fed Chair's return to Capitol Hill Market analysts around the world are bracing for another Capitol Hill appearance by the Federal Reserve chairman . Australia's 10-year yield slid more than three basis points to 2.77 percent. After another steep selloff on Wall Street, indices were under pressure in Asia and the domino effect means a negative start to trading is forecast for Europe this morning. [Full Article...]

Top Performer of the day: Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (COG)

The institutional investor held 306,548 shares of the oil & gas production company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $1.69M, up from 104,305 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Susquehanna Int Grp Inc Llp reported 0% stake. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department stated it has 19,771 shares or 0% of all its holdings. The company has a current ratio of 1.64, a quick ratio of 1.61 and a debt-t... [Full Article...]

GameStop Corp. (GME) To Go Ex-Dividend on March 2nd

The volume of 2.58 Million shares climbed down over an trading activity of 3.74 Million shares. American Campus Communities, Inc. It has underperformed by 14.53% the S&P500. Its up 0.25, from 1.1 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 39 investors sold PCG shares while 160 reduced holdings. 35 funds opened positions while 93 raised stakes. [Full Article...]

Companies face pressure to pick sides in gun debate

Companies face pressure to pick sides in gun debate On Monday, FedEx was the latest corporation that was forced to make a statement on their corporate partnership with the NRA since a growing national #BoycottNRA movement began late last week to put pressure on entities that offer certain discounts to NRA members. [Full Article...]

CS row: MLA questioned, more AAP legislators likely to be summoned

CS row: MLA questioned, more AAP legislators likely to be summoned Last week, Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash alleged that he was beaten up by AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan and another party MLA in the presence of Kejriwal at the Chief Minister's residence here on February 19 night, where he had been called for a meeting. [Full Article...]

Passenger burned in cellphone fire on Air Canada flight

Passenger burned in cellphone fire on Air Canada flight The passenger was able to walk off the plane, Fitzpatrick said. A female passenger's phone caught fire on an Air Canada flight before takeoff on Thursday morning. Back in 2016, the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 was recalled due to exploding batteries. The agency did not deploy a team of investigators to the site in Toronto because the plane departed after a two-hour delay, Wistaff said. [Full Article...]

ITV profits hit by sharp drop in TV advertising

ITV profits hit by sharp drop in TV advertising The company blamed "ongoing economic and political uncertainty in the UK" and said it took action early to reduce overhead costs but the uncertainty still had an impact on the demand for television advertising. With a positive outlook for 2018, ITV proposed a final dividend of 5.28p, bringing the total payout for the year to 7.8p, up 8% on the previous year. [Full Article...]

Antero Midstream Partners (AM) Receives Coverage Optimism Score of 0.24

The stock has "Buy" rating by Needham on Thursday, November 2. The firm has "Buy" rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Monday, August 14. The rating was maintained by Nomura on Monday, January 29 with "Hold". It also upped Fedex Corp Com (NYSE:FDX) stake by 2,435 shares and now owns 180,962 shares. Among 3 analysts covering CatchMark Timber Trust ( NYSE:CTT ), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. [Full Article...]

Beyer Co-Sponsors 'Assault Weapons Ban of 2018'

Beyer Co-Sponsors 'Assault Weapons Ban of 2018' Kaine voted for the Assault Weapons Ban of 2013 - an earlier version of this legislation - in the wake of the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown. Shea-Porter, citing the shooting in Florida and other shooting sprees, said Congress must act. One Parkland mother testified that the proposal would change the atmosphere of a school. [Full Article...]

Winter for blockchain token sales? SEC swoops on ICOs

Winter for blockchain token sales? SEC swoops on ICOs The SEC is getting up close and personal with companies that have raised ICOs, according to a new report. According to the Wall Street Journal the SEC has issued subpoenas and information requests to several companies that have issued an Initial Coin Offering (ICO) recently. [Full Article...]

Syria Cease-Fire Yet to Be Implemented — UN Aid Chief

Syria Cease-Fire Yet to Be Implemented — UN Aid Chief Nine days after regime forces intensified their campaign against the rebel-held enclave, the deal offered some respite to civilians. Earlier in the day, at 09:00 a.m. "Medical and other essential services are absent and access for humanitarian workers to the city remains precariously limited because the conditions are so risky", Lowcock said. [Full Article...]

Secret German Government Network Attacked

Secret German Government Network Attacked Hackers - possibly Russian - have reportedly had access to the German government's secure network for over a year. Germany's federal government has experienced a serious and sustained attack on its data networks, local media reported on Thursday. [Full Article...]

Winning: American Manufacturing Soars at Fastest Rate Since 2004

Winning: American Manufacturing Soars at Fastest Rate Since 2004 The Employment Index registered 59.7%, an increase of 5.5 percentage points from the January reading of 54.2%. "Of the 15 subsectors surveyed, 10 reported growth in the review month in the following order: Plastics & rubber products; textile, apparel, leather & footwear; appliances & components; paper products; primary metal; petroleum & coal products; chemical & pharmaceutical products; food, b... [Full Article...]

FedEx Says It Will Keep NRA Member Discount Despite Calls for Boycott

FedEx Says It Will Keep NRA Member Discount Despite Calls for Boycott You might also be interested in. . Delta , United Airlines , Hertz , and MetLife are among more than a dozen companies that have cut ties with the NRA in the past week after the school massacre this month in Parkland, Florida. First National Bank of Omaha chose to stop offering NRA-branded credit cards. "If other companies continue to (cut ties) it can start to have an adverse public re... [Full Article...]

Uber Health brings ride-hailing to healthcare

Uber Health brings ride-hailing to healthcare Instead of keeping track of your Uber driver's status via app, clients can check a web link to see whether they're getting close. Uber is driving deeper into health care by offering to take patients in every USA market where it operates to their next medical appointment. [Full Article...]

British American Tobacco plc (BTI) Hit Yearly Low

New England Research & Management Inc bought 12,050 shares as the company's stock declined 2.46% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 100,300 shares of the basic industries company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $3.43 million, up from 68,500 at the end of the previous reported quarter. [Full Article...]

Schroder Real Estate Investment Trst Ltd (SREI) Declares Dividend of GBX 0.62

Schroder Real Estate Investment Trst Ltd (SREI) Declares Dividend of GBX 0.62 Pennsylvania Rl Estate Invt now has $830.49M valuation. The stock decreased 2.68% or $0.29 during the last trading session, reaching $10.52. The stock was acquired at an average price of GBX 169 ($2.33) per share, with a total value of £26,938.60 ($37,218.29). [Full Article...]


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