Economy

Cautious Bank of Japan leaves monetary policy unchanged

Cautious Bank of Japan leaves monetary policy unchanged The yen, which had strengthened as the market reacted to the BoJ's view of price expectations, weakened after Kuroda's comments. The Japanese central bank likely will revise up its economic growth outlook, but not change its bullish inflation outlook while lessening the downside risk assessment of its inflation outlook. [Full Article...]

Wall Street hits record highs after deal to end USA shutdown

Wall Street hits record highs after deal to end USA shutdown Concerns about a shutdown kept investors on edge last week. DJI rose 142.95 points, or 0.55 percent, to 26,214.67, the S&P 500 . gained 22.68 points, or 0.81 percent, to 2,832.98 and the Nasdaq Composite . That year, the government was shut down for 16 days. Traders also seemed unfazed by a report from the University of MI showing an unexpected deterioration in consumer sentiment in the ... [Full Article...]

FY2018 EPS Estimates for UnitedHealth Group Inc (UNH) Raised by Analyst

UNH traded at an unexpectedly high level on 01/19/2018 when the stock experienced a 0.08% gain to a closing price of $243.35. The firm has a market cap of $188.28 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 22.96 and a beta of 0.64. Fred Alger Management Inc holds 2.12% or 2.31 million shares in its portfolio. Capital World Investors decreased Schlumberger Ltd (NYSE:SLB) stake by 17.74M shares to 82.... [Full Article...]

Man wanted for armed robbery of a gas station

Man wanted for armed robbery of a gas station Anyone with information is asked to call Regina Police Service or Crime Stoppers. The suspect is roughly 5 foot 9 with an average build. He was wearing dark colored jeans and a black hooded-sweatshirt. The robbery happened just after 7 a.m. January 22 at the Shell gas station located at Broadway Street and Superior Street in South Haven, according to a news release. [Full Article...]

U.S. orders additional air cargo screening for flights from Mideast

U.S. orders additional air cargo screening for flights from Mideast Specifically, Monday's order will focus on flights departing from five majority-Muslim countries, including Egypt , Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). "Anomaly detection is the bottom line here", said a TSA official. An official told the network that the extra screening comes as a result of terrorist threats toward the U.S. [Full Article...]

Democratic leadership accuses U.S. president Donald Trump of being soft on China

Democratic leadership accuses U.S. president Donald Trump of being soft on China This particular trade differential doesn't bode well for US China bilateral relations and the year 2018 will likely be a witness to worse situations after a year of relative inaction from Trump. "China's been helping us a lot, so you can veer a little bit differently", Trump told the Wall Street Journal in an interview last week. The White House said both leaders "acknowledged the resumption of in... [Full Article...]

End of US government shutdown in sight as Senate reaches deal

End of US government shutdown in sight as Senate reaches deal Mr McConnell offered a concession to Democrats by saying it was his intention to permit a Senate vote on an immigration measure after Feb 8 if the the government was still funded. "As long as Stephen Miller is in charge of negotiating immigration, we are going nowhere". "The Democratic leadership could end this today", said McConnell. [Full Article...]

By 2020 One Million People Will Have Been Enhanced Digitally- Facebook

By 2020 One Million People Will Have Been Enhanced Digitally- Facebook Since 2011, it has invested more than $1bn in small businesses globally. "Through Community Boost EU, Facebook will work side by side with small businesses and start-ups to help them grow and hire", Facebook added. "People are anxious that they are lagging behind in the digital revolution, so we want to make sure we invest in digital skills to provide them with the skills they need to participat... [Full Article...]

RSI Oversold/Overbought Signals to Track: Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ)

RSI Oversold/Overbought Signals to Track: Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) Foundry Partners Llc who had been investing in Johnson & Johnson for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $395.46 billion market cap company. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Johnson & Johnson from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Tuesday, December 12th. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank on Monday, November 14 with "Buy". [Full Article...]

Top gymnastics board members resign in wake of abuse case

Top gymnastics board members resign in wake of abuse case In a heart-crushing statement to the court at Friday's sentencing hearing, Nassar victim Kyle Stephens said the doctor began molesting her when she was 6-years-old and continued for years afterward. I have found a little bit of peace knowing that the rest of your life all you will be doing is rotting. She suggested that Judge Rosemarie Aquilina ignore the 25-40 year punishment laid out in th... [Full Article...]

Wynn tops Street 4Q forecasts

Wynn tops Street 4Q forecasts YuMe, Inc. (NYSE:YUME) has risen 17.98% since January 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 52.99% the S&P500. This is up from its net income of $113 million that was reported in the fourth quarter of 2016. Taglich upgraded the stock to "Market Perform" rating in Monday, October 5 report. The rating was upgraded by Deutsche Bank to "Buy" on Tuesday, August 15. [Full Article...]

Japan holds evacuation drill amid tension from North Korea

Japan holds evacuation drill amid tension from North Korea It was the second such drill since March, when Tokyo instructed local governments to review their contingency plans and conduct evacuation exercises. North Korea launched two ballistic missiles over northern Japan at least twice past year, and test-fired another missiles in loft-trajectory into Japanese waters. [Full Article...]

Barry Church Talks Rob Gronkowski Head Injury

Barry Church Talks Rob Gronkowski Head Injury Quarterback Tom Brady hit Gronkowski over the middle for a possible first down, but he dropped the ball after Jacksonville Jaguars safety Barry Church hit him in the helmet. The Patriots finished the drive with a touchdown pass to James White. "If you go low, you're a dirty player". For the most part, the Patriots on Monday offered "no comment"-type responses when asked about Gronkowski'... [Full Article...]

Season Two of Netflix Castlevania Series Coming This Summer

Season Two of Netflix Castlevania Series Coming This Summer According to a Tweet from Warren Ellis , the writer behind Netflix's Castlevania series, the show is going to be returning to Netflix sometime this summer with double the episodes compared to season one. Many felt like the first season was too short although they enjoyed the four installments nonetheless. If you haven't unleashed your peepers on Castlevania yet then you might want to gi... [Full Article...]

Netflix keeps its crown as new subscribers surge

Netflix keeps its crown as new subscribers surge Nj State Employees Deferred Compensation Plan holds 0.31% of its portfolio in Zoetis Inc. Netflix, Inc is a provider an Internet television network. It has outperformed by 58.64% the S&P500. Twelve analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $3.28 billion. Boothbay Fund Management Llc decreased Shutterfly Inc (NASDAQ:SFLY) stake by 7,963 shares to 4,569 valued at $222,000 in 2017Q3. [Full Article...]

Sorry, FCC: Montana is enforcing net neutrality with new executive order

Sorry, FCC: Montana is enforcing net neutrality with new executive order Montana will require Internet service providers to follow net neutrality principles in order to receive state government contracts. A court would likely judge that the FCC has the authority to class the internet as an "information service" and invalidate the prior rules, just as the Obama-era FCC had the authority to label internet service a telecommunications utility and regulate it more heavil... [Full Article...]

Trump Slaps Tariffs on Some Imported Solar Cells, Washers

Trump Slaps Tariffs on Some Imported Solar Cells, Washers The decision followed findings by the U.S. International Trade Commission that both imported products "are a substantial cause of serious injury to domestic manufacturers", Lighthizer said in a statement . The president had the option to impose 50% ad valorem tariffs on cells and modules, and additionally to impose restrictive quotas, per SolarWorld's proposal. [Full Article...]

Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) Rating Lowered to Hold at Societe Generale

Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) Rating Lowered to Hold at Societe Generale Wells Fargo & Co set a $55.00 price target on Morgan Stanley and gave the stock a hold rating in a report on Wednesday, December 20th. Credit Suisse Group upgraded Morgan Stanley from a neutral rating to an outperform rating and upped their price objective for the stock from $49.00 to $54.00 in a research note on Monday, October 9th. [Full Article...]

India ranks 62nd in WEF Inclusive Development Index

India ranks 62nd in WEF Inclusive Development Index The WEF released its yearly index on emerging economies just before its annual meeting which is expected to be attended by several world leaders including PM Modi and United States President Donald Trump . The measures are made on the basis of three individual pillars - growth and development; inclusion; and inter-generational equity. Despite its low overall score, India is among the ten emergi... [Full Article...]

Rahm bags CareerBuilder after playoff

Rahm bags CareerBuilder after playoff After Rahm made the putt on the fourth playoff hole, Landry missed an 11-footer. Fleetwood, who won the Race to Dubai a year ago on the European Tour , won by two shots over Ross Fisher. The Texas native will look to build off his strong finish in this week's Farmers Insurance Open . He won by five shots over Satoshi Kodaira (71) of Japan and Shaun Norris (70) of South Africa. [Full Article...]


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