• Of Vermont Reduces Position in Marathon Petroleum Corp (MPC)
Of Vermont Reduces Position in Marathon Petroleum Corp (MPC)

Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC ) belonging to the Oils-Energy sector has surged 0.09% and closed its last trading session at $53.13. It has underperformed by 23.80% the S&P500. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with "Equal-Weight" on Friday, July 29. 09/02/2016 - Marathon Petroleum Corporation had its "outperform" rating reiterat...

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  • Lowe's quarterly earnings, sales miss expectations, shares slide premarket
Lowe's quarterly earnings, sales miss expectations, shares slide premarket

The stock rose 0.19% or $0.15 reaching $80 per share. About 4.98 million shares traded. This earnings per share growth was boosted by a substantially lower share count, with the average being down 41 million to 858 million (a decline of 5% year on year).

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  • Nigerian Senate passes petroleum industry bill into law
Nigerian Senate passes petroleum industry bill into law

Its backers say Nigeria's oil sector is in dire need of change, with power now concentrated in the state oil company Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation and the petroleum ministry. The new companies, Nigeria Petroleum Assets Management Company and National Petroleum Company, will be vested with certain assets and liabilities of Nigeria National...

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  • OPEC meets to extend oil cuts for up to one year
OPEC meets to extend oil cuts for up to one year

But in the longer term, there are concerns among OPEC countries that higher oil prices may end up being counterproductive as they encourage U.S. shale gas producers to re-enter the market - a development that could weigh on oil prices.

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  • Successful launch puts New Zealand in space race
Successful launch puts New Zealand in space race

He said the company aimed to send small satellites into orbit because satellites, like other forms of technology, were becoming smaller and did not require large expensive rockets to launch them. For context, there were 82 rocket launches globally in 2016. Rocket Lab hopes to get its prices as low as $5 million per launch, providing an alternativ...

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  • Budget director gets heat over Trump's proposals
Budget director gets heat over Trump's proposals

Budget Director Mick Mulvaney appears Wednesday before the House Budget panel while Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will testify at the tax-writing House Ways and Means Committee . Perdue said the nation has a dilemma in how to "right-size the budget" but acknowledged the concerns. 'If you receive food stamps and are capable of working, we ...

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  • Seven Eight Capital LP Acquires New Position in Exxon Mobil Co. (XOM)
Seven Eight Capital LP Acquires New Position in Exxon Mobil Co. (XOM)

Tightening the gaze, stock performance for the last 5 trading days is 0.37%. Royal Bank of Canada set a $95.00 price objective on shares of Exxon Mobil and gave the company a "buy" rating in a report on Wednesday, February 1st. The firm earned "Sell" rating on Friday, December 11 by Goldman Sachs. EPS long term mean growth rate estimated by 2 ana...

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  • OPEC, other nations extend output cut to March
OPEC, other nations extend output cut to March

But the hoped-for benefits could be short-lived. The price rise this year has spurred growth in the United States shale industry, which is not participating in the output deal, thus slowing the market's rebalancing. Meanwhile, the oil prices that rose in excess of $54 per barrel on Wednesday crashed back to $51.96 per barrel, yesterday, as a ...

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  • PM Narendra Modi in Assam today; to inaugurate Dhola-Sadiya bridge
PM Narendra Modi in Assam today; to inaugurate Dhola-Sadiya bridge

Further, the Society informed the PM that Sadiya, which was an administrative headquarter of the then NEFA prior to the 1950 Great Earthquake, was the birth place of Dr Hazarika. With the northeastern India being a high-seismic region, the bridge was built using state-of-the-art equipment, including imported hydraulic rigs, and seismic buffers have...

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  • The Australian dollar has dropped after China rating cut
The Australian dollar has dropped after China rating cut

Moody's Investors Service reduced China's sovereign credit rating on Wednesday, citing the country's rising debt and slowing economy . The rating agency attributed the decision to expectations that China's economy-wide leverage would increase over the coming years, planned reform program would likely slow, but not prevent the rise in levera...

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  • Dollar slips after cautious Fed minutes
Dollar slips after cautious Fed minutes

Intuit Inc.(INTU) soared 6.7% to a record a day after it reported strong quarterly results (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/intuit-finds-tax-season-success-from-uber-drivers-and-taskrabbits-2017-05-23). The Australian dollar was little changed at $0.7500 AUD=D4 . The minutes of the Fed's May 2-3 meeting, released Wednesday, show that officials...

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  • Stocks Hit New Records After Rising for Sixth Straight Day
Stocks Hit New Records After Rising for Sixth Straight Day

The S&P consumer discretionary index.SPLRCD closed up almost 1 percent.European shares struggled for direction, with investors hunting for fresh catalysts as a blistering earnings season that helped stocks surge to new highs nears its end.

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  • Charleston population continues slow bleed, 2016 Census shows
Charleston population continues slow bleed, 2016 Census shows

The Census Bureau's new July 1, 2016 estimate is that Bend had 91,122 residents, up almost 5 percent from a year earlier. Four of the top five fastest-growing cities in the United States are in Texas, according to the Census report. Of the 47 metropolitan statistical areas in the nation with at least 1 million people, Pittsburgh was one of eight th...

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  • Former Greek Prime Minister Lucas Papademos Injured in Car Explosion
Former Greek Prime Minister Lucas Papademos Injured in Car Explosion

A auto in which a device went off, on a central street, in Athens , Thursday, May 25, 2017. "Mr Papademos and his guards are in a stable condition and are communicating (with doctors)", government spokesman Dimitris Tzanakopoulos told reporters outside the hospital.

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  • The double count: Trump budget includes $2 trillion accounting gimmick
The double count: Trump budget includes $2 trillion accounting gimmick

In addition, Paletta reports that the Trump budget documents may claim that tax cuts drive so much additional growth that they - plus the safety-net cuts - will restore federal budget balance a decade hence. "Growth cures so many ills", Mulvaney told Smucker. The New York Times analyzed Trump's budget , and found it targets programs that t...

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  • Cello Group plc (CLL) Rating Reiterated by N+1 Singer
Cello Group plc (CLL) Rating Reiterated by N+1 Singer

With 4.91M avg volume, 2 days are for Lloyds Banking Group Plc (NYSE:LYG)'s short sellers to cover LYG's short positions. The SI to Parkervision Incorporated's float is 22.27%. The firm has "Outperform" rating given on Wednesday, December 23 by FBR Capital. Meanwhile, on the second line, trading news from Restaurant Group PLC (LON:RTN), owner o...

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  • Trio of 65s lead at Colonial
Trio of 65s lead at Colonial

Poston all shot 5-under 65 on Thursday to share the lead after the first round at Colonial. Seven of the Top 30 players in the world rankings will be in Dallas: Masters champ Sergio Garcia (6), defending champ Jordan Spieth (7), Jon Rahm (12), Paul Casey (14), Matt Kuchar (18), Phil Mickelson (21), and Siwoo Kim (29).

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  • GM Hit With Lawsuit Alleging Diesel Emission Cheats
GM Hit With Lawsuit Alleging Diesel Emission Cheats

The firm represented consumers in class-action litigation consolidated against Volkswagen AG after the German auto maker admitted to using defeat devices in almost 600,000 diesel-powered vehicles in the U.S. GM joins at least five automakers whose diesel emissions have been scrutinized by regulators or consumers. The Environmental Protect...

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  • Granite Real Estate Investment Trust (TSX:GRT.UN) Valuation Review & Update
Granite Real Estate Investment Trust (TSX:GRT.UN) Valuation Review & Update

Geode Capital Mngmt Ltd Liability Com has invested 0% in Wheeler Real Estate Investment Trust Inc (NASDAQ:WHLR). Interrent Real Estate Investment Trust (TSE:IIP.UN) had its price objective boosted by equities researchers at Royal Bank of Canada from C$8.25 to C$8.50 in a research report issued on Tuesday, May 9th.

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  • Those responsible for leaks of Manchester attack deatils will face prosecution
Those responsible for leaks of Manchester attack deatils will face prosecution

GMP said eight men have been arrested in relation to the bombing. British Prime Minister Theresa May said she plans to discuss the leaks with President Donald Trump at the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels . "This is until such time as we have assurances that no further unauthorised disclosures will occur", said a count...

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  • UK economy suffers steeper slowdown in first quarter
UK economy suffers steeper slowdown in first quarter

The UK economy slowed more sharply than initially estimated in the first quarter as both consumer spending and net trade both dragged on growth. "While we anticipate a modest bounce in the second quarter, the bigger picture remains one of 2017 seeing a weaker pace of growth", said Martin Beck, senior economic adviser to the EY Item Club.

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  • OPEC and non-OPEC nations poised to extend output cuts
OPEC and non-OPEC nations poised to extend output cuts

USA oil production C-OUT-T-EIA has already risen by more than 10 percent since mid-2016 to over 9.3 million bpd as drillers take advantage of higher prices and the supply gap left by OPEC and its allies. US shale production requires a higher price to be profitable compared with traditional crude oil. By 1150 GMT (7:50 a.m. ET), Brent crude ...

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  • Most world stocks rise after Fed minutes; oil rally fades
Most world stocks rise after Fed minutes; oil rally fades

The minutes were seen to indicate heightened Fed caution toward interest rate hikes and took the wind out of an earlier bounce by the dollar, which had been plagued recently by USA political concerns centered on President Donald Trump. Oil prices fell about 1.5 percent after an OPEC delegate said the group had made a decision to extend product...

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  • Man Utd captain Rooney: I have lots of offers
Man Utd captain Rooney: I have lots of offers

Rooney , who says he has no end of offers both in England and overseas with China often being mooted as a possible destination, says ultimately the decision could come down to whether he is satisfied with a bit part role at United or having regular first team football.

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  • Mulvaney defends Trump Administration's FY 2018 budget before Congress
Mulvaney defends Trump Administration's FY 2018 budget before Congress

Senator Bernie SandersBernie SandersSanders, Democrats introduce minimum wage bill Sanders, Mulvaney clash heatedly over Trump budget 5 things to watch in Montana's special election MORE (I-Vt.) and White House budget chief Mick Mulvaney clashed Thursday over President Trump's budget proposal , interrupting each other and raising the...

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  • President Trump's proposed budget would have significant effects in Shelby County
President Trump's proposed budget would have significant effects in Shelby County

White House Budget Director Mulvaney also took up the theme of morality in his opening remarks, equating federal deficit spending to stealing from taxpayers. "To most people, plain language, slashing Medicaid would mean we spend less next year than we did this year". "If passed, it would not only undercut our cities and shortchange our infrastruc...

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  • Melania Trump praises Saudi Arabia for 'empowerment' of women
Melania Trump praises Saudi Arabia for 'empowerment' of women

President Trump called on Muslims around the globe to unite in the war against terrorism. Terrorism has spread across the world. In a veiled reference to Pakistan , Donald Trump said , "every country must ensure that terrorists don't find any sanctuary on their lands".

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  • China says Moody's downgrade overestimates difficulties facing its economy
China says Moody's downgrade overestimates difficulties facing its economy

Moody's cut China's rating by one notch to A1 from Aa3 in its first downgrade of the country in almost 30 years, saying it expects the financial strength of the economy will erode in coming years as growth slows and debt continues to rise.

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  • (MRO) Position Held by Carret Asset Management LLC
(MRO) Position Held by Carret Asset Management LLC

Stock of Salesforce.com, inc. Ameriprise Financial Inc increased Sm Energy Co (NYSE:SM) stake by 296,779 shares to 1.43 million valued at $49.34 million in 2016Q4. Raymond James Trust Na holds 0.1% or 18,231 shares in its portfolio. Wellington Shields Limited Liability Com reported 3,500 shares. Finally, Zweig DiMenna Associates LLC acquired a ne...

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  • Moody's downgrades China credit ratings on rising debt
Moody's downgrades China credit ratings on rising debt

The downgrade of one-notch in long term foreign and local currency issuer ratings from Aa3 to A1 arrives at a time when the government of China is grappling with challenges from increased financial risks that stem from many years of stimulus that was credit fueled.

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  • Container Store Group Inc (TCS) Given Consensus Recommendation of
Container Store Group Inc (TCS) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts

Brick And Kyle Assoc stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Container Store Group Inc (NYSE:TCS). Sterne Agee CRT maintained Container Store Group Inc (NYSE:TCS) on Sunday, August 16 with "Hold" rating. Consolidated gross margin was 57.6%, a decline of 20 basis points compared to the year-ago quarter. Along with Q1 EPS that rose 143% Y/Y from $0.07...

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  • UN's North Korea sanctions monitors hit by 'sustained' cyber attack
UN's North Korea sanctions monitors hit by 'sustained' cyber attack

Symantec , the world's largest cyber intelligence company, said that the ransomware had numerous hallmarks, fingerprints of other Lazarus attacks that wiped off nearly a terabyte worth of data from Sony Pictures and also siphoned a reported $81 million from the Bangladesh Central bank a year ago.

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  • Renewables Jobs To Double By 2030
Renewables Jobs To Double By 2030

The solar photovoltaic (PV) and wind sectors have enjoyed the most consistent growth, together more than doubling jobs since 2012. He added that renewables are directly supporting broader socio-economic objectives, with employment creation increasingly recognised as a central component of the global energy transition.

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  • J C Penney Company Inc (JCP) Shares Bought by 1060 Capital LLC
J C Penney Company Inc (JCP) Shares Bought by 1060 Capital LLC

The stock of J C Penney Company Inc (NYSE:JCP) has "Outperform" rating given on Monday, May 16 by Robert W. Baird. This score indicates how profitable a company is relative to its total assets. C. Penney Company, Inc. ILLEGAL ACTIVITY WARNING: This piece of content was originally published by Chaffey Breeze and is the sole property of of Chaffe...

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  • Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp (CTSH) Stake Raised by Swiss National Bank
Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp (CTSH) Stake Raised by Swiss National Bank

The company was downgraded on Friday, September 30 by Argus Research. The firm has a market capitalization of $38.53 billion, a P/E ratio of 23.80 and a beta of 1.28. 10/03/2016 - Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation had its "neutral" rating reiterated by analysts at Citigroup. The rating was initiated by Sterne Agee CRT with "Neutral" on Thu...

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