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Oasis Petroleum Inc. (NYSE:OAS) Seeing Rampant Activity Today

The company's quick ratio for most recent quarter is 0.60 along with current ratio for most recent quarter of 0.60. IFP Advisors Inc raised its stake in Oasis Petroleum by 0.9% in the second quarter. According to them, the median (average) EPS the company could deliver is -0.07/share. The difference between Actual EPS and Estimated EPS was 0.04 Percent. Read More

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DeAndre Levy Reportedly Will Be Released by Detroit Lions

DeAndre Levy Reportedly Will Be Released by Detroit Lions

Fluker, who has started every game he has played in his four-year career, can play both tackle and guard. The past two seasons, however, the 29-year-old has been plagued by injury. If the Lions were trying to keep their love of Reddick a secret, they just let that cat out of the bag. "As of today, I feel like he'll be back next year and we'll talk about the contract if it ever comes up". Read More

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U.S. stocks end mixed after ADP report

U.S. stocks end mixed after ADP report

The Federal Reserve has been preparing the market for tighter monetary policy, with an unusual number of key officials including Fed Chair Janet Yellen hinting at a rate hike in the central bank's March 14-15 meeting. The S&P 500 financial index was up 0.15 percent, led by big banks such as Citigroup , Bank of America and Wells Fargo . Caterpillar fell 1.8 percent after the New York Times said it reviewed a report commissioned by the USA government that accused the heavy equipment ... Read More

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European Central Bank keeps Eurozone interest rates on hold

European Central Bank keeps Eurozone interest rates on hold

Neil Wilson, analyst at ETX Capital, said: "The euro rallied after the European Central Bank signalled it is in no rush to do more quantitative easing, although on the whole it was not a particularly hawkish-sounding Draghi". The exchange rate is now down to €1.147 - its lowest level since January. That has left Draghi walking a tightrope, as improvements on the economic front are at risk of being derailed by hazards including the Dutch and French elections and global economic governance ... Read More

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13 new Bay Area nonstop flights

13 new Bay Area nonstop flights

All of this seems to be part of new plans ginned up by Alaska's new vice president of capacity planning John Kirby, who joined the company previous year from Southwest Airlines. "Thanks in part to these nonstop flights, Nashville-area economic development groups have been able to recruit companies such as Eventbrite and Lyft to Nashville", said Tom Jurkovich, a senior MNAA executive and a former executive director of the Metro Department of Economic and Community Development. Read More

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Weak oil shares, Caterpillar hit U.S. stocks

Weak oil shares, Caterpillar hit U.S. stocks

According to data released by Automatic Data Processing, 298,000 jobs were added to private employment in February. With a small chance of a weak payrolls report, the U.S. Caterpillar fell 2.8 percent after the New York Times said it reviewed a report commissioned by the US government that accused the heavy equipment maker of carrying out tax and accounting fraud. Read More

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Tailored Brands (TLRD) Latest Earnings Release EPS Down By $

Tailored Brands (TLRD) Latest Earnings Release EPS Down By $

It closed the session at $16.57 with a volume of 9525100 shares. There was a stock increase by 1.08 percent. TLRD was trading -18.74% below its 52-week high and 118.24% above its 52-week low. (NASDAQ: TLRD ), 0 rate it "Buy", 3 "Outperform", 3 "Underperform", 0 "Sell", while 0 "Hold". The company had revenue of $793 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $811.36 million. Read More

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SC to hear Ansal's plea on March 9

SC to hear Ansal's plea on March 9

Even as the Supreme Court chose to hear on March 8 the petition filed by Gopal Ansal for reducing his sentence in the Uphaar Cinema tragedy case, the victims sought enhancement of the punishment to his brother Sushil Ansal, who has been let off with the sentence already undergone. Read More

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Signet Jewelers Ltd Feels The Crunch Of Lower Mall Traffic

More analysts at Reuters have a buy or better ratings (9) on the Signet Jewelers Limited stock than those who have a hold (7) rating while the 12-month target price suggested by the average analysts is $104.08. The company had Year Ago Sales of $5.99 Billion. Shareholders of record on Friday, January 27th were paid a dividend of $0.26 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, January 25th. Read More

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U.S. weekly jobless claims rise; layoffs fall in February

U.S. weekly jobless claims rise; layoffs fall in February

Last week's figure was the lowest since March 31st 1973 and overall claims remain very low by historic standards. Economists polled by Reuters had estimated initial claims to rise to 235,000 in the latest week. The continued strength in the labor market supported Fed's decision to raise interest rate this month. Meanwhile, the report said continuing claims, a reading on the number of people receiving ongoing unemployment assistance, edged down by 6,000 to 2.058 million in the week ended ... Read More

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Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) declared quarterly cash dividend

Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) declared quarterly cash dividend

Vanguard Group Inc owns $559.45 million in Staples, Inc ., which represents roughly 9.29% of the company's market cap and approximately 10.55% of the institutional ownership. Additionally when measured on a five year annualized basis, both dividend per share and earnings per share growth ranked in-line with the industry average relative to its peers. Read More

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Best stocks of the day: PPG Industries, Inc. (PPG)

Best stocks of the day: PPG Industries, Inc. (PPG)

Its Sr. VP, Automotive Coatings KNAVISH TIMOTHY M sold 9,300 company shares for 967940, in a transaction on 2016-08-04. Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of the stock. Stockholders of record on Friday, February 17th will be issued a $0.40 dividend. 01/09/2017 - PPG Industries, Inc . was downgraded to "neutral" by analysts at Citigroup. Read More

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Deutsche Bank AG Lowers Chesapeake Energy Co. (CHK) Price Target to $8.00

Deutsche Bank AG Lowers Chesapeake Energy Co. (CHK) Price Target to $8.00

The company has a market cap of $4.42B and now has 894.06M shares outstanding. CHK has been the subject of a number of research analyst reports. Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK)'s performance this year to date is -29.63%. Zacks offers analysts with an Average Broker Rating (or ABR), basing it on sell-side recommendations. During the same quarter past year, the business posted ($0.16) EPS. Read More

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Barcelona's winning goal vs PSG with Titanic music is absolutely incredible

While the Catalan giants required last minute heroics to go through, their arch-rivals Real Madrid were pretty comfortable against Napoli as they qualified 6-2 on aggregate. No club in the competition had overturned such a deficit but Barcelona have always dreamed big, and on Wednesday they turned their dreams into reality, thrashing PSG 6-1 to reach the quarter-finals for the tenth successive season. Read More

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Oil market whipsawed as OPEC production discussed

Oil market whipsawed as OPEC production discussed

But resurging USA shale has been capping the upside, and Brent has not breached US$58 per barrel. "Hedge fund managers remain overwhelmingly bullish about the outlook for prices with long positions still outnumbering short positions by a ratio of almost 8:1", Reuters oil & gas analyst John Kemp wrote earlier in the week. Read More

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RadioShack in trouble again, announces another big downsizing

RadioShack in trouble again, announces another big downsizing

The electronics chain now operates 10 stores in Western Mass., and one store in Worcester and over 30 in the eastern part of the state. RadioShack sought to restructure $1 billion in debt in 2015, selling 1,740-plus stores for $26 million to hedge fund Standard General at a bankruptcy auction that was marked by a battle with hedge fund Salus Capital, which had warned against the significant credit bid in that sale. Read More

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Iraq Implementing OPEC Oil Output Cut Deal - Ambassador

Iraq Implementing OPEC Oil Output Cut Deal - Ambassador

He highlighted Aramco investments in the US, including taking control over a Texas refinery that had been run in a joint venture with Royal Dutch Shell , which said it will get $2.2 billion from Saudi Aramco . They've copped a shellacking, undermined by the combination of another enormous inventory build in the United States, renewed U.S. dollar strength and near record-long positioning among speculative traders. Read More

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Aviva Stock Surges On Strong Results; Capital Return Pledge

Aviva Stock Surges On Strong Results; Capital Return Pledge

Its net written premiums also increased by 15 percent thanks to new distribution partnerships with Homeserve and TSB in the United Kingdom, a six month contribution from RBCI in Canada and foreign exchange benefits. It integrated Friends Life, delivering £270 million of run-rate synergies, its UK Digital business completed development of a single customer database and increased customer registrations to 5 million. Read More

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MBA: Mortgage App Volume Rises 3.3%

MBA: Mortgage App Volume Rises 3.3%

There has also been evidence of a switch to adjustable-rate mortgages (ARMs) which now offer lower rates and the ARM share has increased to the highest level since 2014. Mortgage rates on other types of home loans that the MBA tracks also increased from the previous week. In comparing the different loan options, the Federal Housing Administration's share of total applications decreased from 12.3 percent the previous week, down to 11.8 percent. Read More

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Draghi Downplays Headline Inflation As ECB Stands Pat

Draghi Downplays Headline Inflation As ECB Stands Pat

The bank is now committed to continuing its bond-buying programme until at least December, although the €80bn-a-month quantitative easing (QE) scheme will be trimmed to €60bn a month from April. In comments after the bank left policy unchanged, Draghi said domestic pressures have "been more contained" but that at the same geopolitical risks "are on the up". Read More

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Why to Keeping Eye on Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO), Halliburton Company (HAL)?

Why to Keeping Eye on Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO), Halliburton Company (HAL)?

If you are accessing this news story on another publication, it was copied illegally and republished in violation of United States and worldwide trademark and copyright laws. Sanford C. Bernstein started coverage on Halliburton Company in a report on Thursday, December 1st. According to the Analysts, the Low Earnings estimate for the current quarter is $0.09, while the High earnings estimate is $0.21.Comparatively, EPS for the same quarter previous year was $0.21. Read More

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WhatsApp testing features that let businesses chat to you

WhatsApp testing features that let businesses chat to you

WhatsApp last month signed a deal with Y Combinator. Facebook bought WhatsApp for more than $19 billion in 2014 but both parties have promised never to introduce in-app advertising, meaning alternative streams of income must be sought. Details on how and what this will look like are fairly sparse, and WhatsApp is yet to comment, but it is understood that it is working carefully to avoid the platform being used for spam. Read More

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