Economy

California Dam Evacuees Can Return Home, Businesses to Resume Operations

As the Sacramento Bee reports , officials were cautiously optimistic Monday following two days of more high-pressure releases down the main spillway, which appeared not to have caused any further significant erosion . He also told them to make sure their spillways are clear of obstructions and that they have reviewed and updated their emergency plans. Still, officials are planning for the worst as the situation could yet become unsafe. Read More

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Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc. Earnings Miss, Forecast Mixed

Mandatum Life Insurance Co Ltd increased its stake in Dr Pepper Snapple Group by 20.8% in the fourth quarter. Shares have risen 18.03% over the trailing 6 months. Receive Dr Pepper Snapple Group , Inc News & Ratings Via Email - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for Dr Pepper Snapple Group , Inc with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter . Read More

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Analysts Advise About Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ)

Covington Capital Management's holdings in Mondelez International were worth $10,529,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Adirondack Trust Co. boosted its stake in Mondelez International by 7.3% in the third quarter. Mondelez International had a net margin of 6.40% and a return on equity of 11.12%. This contrasts with this year Q4 current estimates trend of $0.51 while for one month was for $0.52. Read More

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Judge throws out request to halt Dakota Access Pipeline construction

Judge throws out request to halt Dakota Access Pipeline construction

The Cheyenne River Sioux tribe says the oil pipeline threatens to "imbalance and desecrate" Lake Oahe on the Missouri River, which is sacred to the tribe. Cultural surveys conducted previous year by the Army Corps of Engineers, however, show the pipeline avoided tribal lands. Chase Iron Eyes, a member of the Standing Rock Tribe, said in the call that the pipeline would also cause economic harm to Native Americans. Read More

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PayPal Holdings, Inc. (PYPL) Recent Ownership Changes

Total debt to equity ratio of the company for most recent quarter is 0.00 while Long term debt to equity ratio for same time period is 0.00. Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. OVERWEIGHT signal was given by 2 and Underweight signal was issued by 1 Analyst. This article was published by The Cerbat Gem and is the property of of The Cerbat Gem. Read More

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Janet Yellen Faces 2 Tasks Before Congress

Janet Yellen Faces 2 Tasks Before Congress

New president Donald Trump has spoken out against the strong dollar in recent weeks, which some investors thought could prompt Ms Yellen to try to talk down the dollar and the prospect of hiking rates. USA fiscal policy changes could affect the economic outlook, but it was too early to know how this will unfold. Yellen said she did not want to weigh in on specific tax and spending proposals, but she urged policymakers to consider the importance of making USA businesses more efficient, which ... Read More

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV NYSE:FCAU Volatility at Extreme Levels

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV NYSE:FCAU Volatility at Extreme Levels

For the next 5 years, the company is expected to grow by -23.56 percent. Berenberg Bank initiated coverage on shares of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V.in a research report on Tuesday, November 22nd. 1 Stock Research experts are recommending to Sell based on the growth. The company has the market capitalization of $80.16 Billion. Analyst's mean target price for FCAU is $15.26 while analysts mean recommendation is 2.30. Read More

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Human trafficking, road-blocking bills die in committee

The department head of the agency who violates the provisions of the bill also could be subject to a criminal prosecution in the form of a Class A misdemeanor. Toby Barker, R-Hattiesburg, got up and spoke against the bill in blunt terms. Ward said the automatic deductions mean she doesn't have to worry about the dues that offer "a feeling of confidence that I can just go in and teach my kids and not have to worry about anything else". Read More

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IMF Optimistic About US Growth Under Trump

IMF Optimistic About US Growth Under Trump

Lagarde, speaking at the World Government Summit in Dubai, said, "From the little we know, and I will insist on the little we know, because this is really work in progress. The US Federal Reserve could accelerate the frequency of interest rate increases this year to three times as the economy improves in the US, with low unemployment figures and a pick-up in inflation close to the Fed's 2 per cent goal. Read More

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Greek Economy Unexpectedly Contracts as Next Crisis Brews

As concerns over Greece and its debt mount, Athens has reportedly chose to call in Rothschild, one of the oldest financial firms in the world, to navigate the country's long-running creditor stand-off and avert default. "The outlook for the global economy remains subdued". In the past two years, farmers have seen an increase in their insurance contributions as well as a rise in taxation while their income suffered due to the country's economic crisis. Read More

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Molson Coors takes big charge on its Molson brands in Canada

On a pro-forma basis, the company reported a net loss of $608.6 million, or $2.83 per share, in the fourth quarter ended December 31, compared with a profit of $6.1 million, or 3 cents per share, a year earlier. Several brokerages recently issued reports on TAP. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Molson Coors Brewing Company from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Friday, November 4th. Read More

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What do Analysts suggest for: Louisiana-Pacific Corp. (NYSE:LPX)

According to Zacks, "Louisiana-Pacific Corporation manufactures building materials and engineered wood products in the United States, Canada, Chile and Brazil". In related news, insider William Bradley Southern sold 10,622 shares of the stock in a transaction on Friday, December 9th. The stock will be uptrending if it is being traded above its moving averages and downtrending if it is being traded below. Read More

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Control4 Corp (NASDAQ:CTRL), ONEOK Inc. (NYSE:OKE)

EPS in next five year years is expected to touch 20.00% while EPS growth in past 5 year was 17.70% along with sales growth of 17.50% in the last five years. The 52-week high of the share price is $14.22 and the company has a market cap of $331 million. The Stock now has Analyst' mean Recommendation of 3 where the scale is from 1 to 5, 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Sell. Read More

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Mobile US revenues jump 23% in Q4

Revenue in the three months ended in December rose 23%, year over year, to $10.18 billion, yielding EPS of 45 cents. "These results are proof that doing right by customers is also good for shareholders". Vijay Jayant with Evercore ISI , who has a Buy rating on the shares and a $72 price target, writes that "we expect investors to focus on the competitive landscape and the company's pricing strategy (particularly given Verizon's re-introduction of an unlimited plan), the balance ... Read More

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Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT), Deutsche Bank AG (USA) (NYSE:DB)

Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT), Deutsche Bank AG (USA) (NYSE:DB)

Analysts had expected Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. The company's quarterly performance represents a passimistic momentum of -4.51 percent, with a surge of 1.33 percent in the stock price over the last one month. That move was Wal-Mart swallowing up Jet's "secret sauce" - a pricing algorithm that enables customers to drive down their final cost through a host of fulfillment and customer service options. Read More

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Smart Money Still Has Faith in Rexahn Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (:RNN)

The stock traded with the volume of 4.65 Million shares in the last trading session. Zacks Investment Research cut Rexahn Pharmaceuticals from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a report on Friday, November 11th. Over the last week of the month, it was 64.93%, 70.15% over the last quarter, and 8.37% for the past six months. Rexahn Pharmaceuticals, Inc.'s stock price now sits at $0.31. Read More

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Communities evacuated in lower levels of Oroville

Communities evacuated in lower levels of Oroville

California Department of Water Resources Action Director Bill Croyle says officials in helicopters overflew the spillway Sunday night to visually inspect it. The DWR has been using the emergency spillway instead of the damaged one to release the water. The emergency spillway also eroded so much that an entire roadway around the dam is gone. Read More

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Dollar stumbles after Trump advisor quits, eyes on Yellen

Dollar stumbles after Trump advisor quits, eyes on Yellen

The euro inched up by 0.2 percent and the yen gained around a third of a percent in morning trade in Europe, while sterling was the biggest mover - down more than half a percent after lower-than-expected inflation numbers. Nasdaq 100 e-minis were up 0.25 points, or 0 percent, on volume of 13,969 contracts. Gilead was up 1.6 percent at $68.70 after the drugmaker presented positive findings for an experimental HIV drug. Read More

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Is there Upside to Mead Johnson Nutrition Company (NYSE:MJN) Stock?

Is there Upside to Mead Johnson Nutrition Company (NYSE:MJN) Stock?

A stock experiencing a high level of volatility has a higher ATR, and a low volatility stock has a lower ATR. Earnings per share (ttm) for Mead Johnson Nutrition Company (NYSE:MJN) according to Finviz Data is $2.69. The company also provides specialty formula products, including formulas for addressing special medical needs, such as Nutramigen for cow's milk protein allergies, as well as Puramino, an amino acid formula for cow's milk protein allergies or multiple other food allergies; ... Read More

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Aetna and Humana call off $34 billion merger

Humana is entitled to a $1 billion breakup fee, which would amount to about $630 million after taxes. To view the full article, register now. The decision by Aetna and Humana to abort their deal is in sharp contrast to an announcement by Anthem last week that it would appeal a judge's ruling blocking its acquisition of Cigna. Read More

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Nucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE): Check on Ratings

Nucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE): Check on Ratings

Elkfork Partners LLC acquired a new stake in AK Steel Holding Corporation during the fourth quarter worth about $112,000. Nucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE) was up +0.03% ($0.02) to $60.99 and showed a volume of 4.11 mln shares. Several hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the company. This represents a $1.51 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.48%. Moving toward ratio analysis, it has current ratio of 0.20 and quick ratio was calculated as 0.10. Read More

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Analysts Estimates and Ratings: Whole Foods Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:WFM)

Analysts Estimates and Ratings: Whole Foods Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:WFM)

US Foods Holding Corp.is a holding company. Large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. RBC Capital Markets initiated coverage on US Foods Holding Corp in a research report on Tuesday, January 24th. Several brokerages have recently weighed in on WFM. 20 Analysts reported that the Price Target for Whole Foods Market, Inc. might touch $38 high while the Average Price Target and Low price Target is $28.5 and $19 respectively. Read More

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