• Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:PDM) Price Target & Stock Check
Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:PDM) Price Target & Stock Check

Seven research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eleven have given a buy rating to the stock. The firm has "Overweight" rating given on Tuesday, July 19 by Morgan Stanley. Investors sentiment decreased to 1.47 in Q4 2016. This represents a $0.42 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.97%. It worsened, as 40 investors sold FRT s...

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  • Current, former US officials detail Russian cyberattacks
Current, former US officials detail Russian cyberattacks

Connie Lawson, Indiana's Secretary of State, said there was "no evidence that vote casting or counting was subject to manipulation in any state or locality" in an opening statement during her testimony Wednesday before the U.S. One state official also criticized the federal government for not sharing enough information about the hacking. J...

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  • MSCI adds China-listed stocks to index in long awaited move
MSCI adds China-listed stocks to index in long awaited move

Some analysts say this predisposition for authorities to wade into the domestic stock market is one of the reasons why China's A shares will make up such a small part of the MSCI index. "Global investors are expected to monitor the China markets more closely from now on", Mr Ma said. That will greatly reduce the initial weighting of the Chin...

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  • PM Theresa May confident of securing deal to stay in power
PM Theresa May confident of securing deal to stay in power

Sinn Fein and the Democratic Unionists both agree a deal to restore a powersharing administration in Northern Ireland can be done by the end of the month. "I will be making it very clear that any deal between the Tories and the DUP can not be allowed to undermine the Good Friday and subsequent agreements", she said in a statement .

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  • Amazon Buying Whole Foods For $13.7 Billion
Amazon Buying Whole Foods For $13.7 Billion

It took a different path from online competitors like Shipt, Instacart and Peapod, which use existing retailers to deliver groceries and avoid holding inventory. Prime membership for groceries cements a relationship with a grocery store, and it encourages members who have not shopped there to shop in Whole Foods .

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  • Investing Focus: Indicators in View on Shares of Vipshop Holdings Ltd (VIPS)
Investing Focus: Indicators in View on Shares of Vipshop Holdings Ltd (VIPS)

Ny State Common Retirement Fund stated it has 20,700 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Acadian Asset Mngmt Ltd Liability holds 0% of its portfolio in Paragon Group of Companies PLC (LON:PAG) for 24 shares. The firm earned "Outperform" rating on Wednesday, April 5 by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was downgraded by Barclays Capital on Tuesday, Dece...

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  • Could there be a bidding war for Whole Foods?
Could there be a bidding war for Whole Foods?

A Grubhub spokeswoman declined to comment on the note. Charging $6 for "asparagus water" is no one's idea of putting the customer first. I think we coulda talked for 10 hours. "There are no guarantees in life", Mackey said in response to a final question from an audience member to wrap the meeting. I don't know if you know that- they were, like...

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  • Eurogroup agrees 8.5-bln-euro bailout distribution to Greece
Eurogroup agrees 8.5-bln-euro bailout distribution to Greece

As well as securing 8.5 billion euros ($9.5 billion) in bailout funds, which will help Greece meet a big summer repayment, Tsakalotos won a promise on future measures to ease the country's debt burden and possible IMF financial involvement in the coming year.

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  • Is the Whole Foods acquisition the beginning of Amazon's endgame?
Is the Whole Foods acquisition the beginning of Amazon's endgame?

Retailers planning to compete for customers with Amazon and Whole Foods need to offer customers their own line-free shopping experience. Mackey was vague in responding to questions after his opening remarks, simply saying that Whole Foods will have to "evolve".

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  • Saudi says captures three Iranian Revolutionary Guards from boat
Saudi says captures three Iranian Revolutionary Guards from boat

The official confirmed the three small boats, bearing red and white flags, entered the Saudi territorial waters in the Gulf. On Saturday, Iran said that Saudi coastguard opened fire on two Iranian fishing boats in Persian Gulf, killing one fisherman.

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  • Fed Dudley: Confident Inflation Should Rebound with Wages
Fed Dudley: Confident Inflation Should Rebound with Wages

Several Fed officials have said the bank should push ahead with rate rises, but the head of the Chicago Federal Reserve said on Tuesday he was increasingly concerned that soft inflation meant the bank would struggle to get price pressures back to its 2% objective.

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  • Amazon Inc Continues to Expand, Buys Whole Foods Market
Amazon Inc Continues to Expand, Buys Whole Foods Market

Walmart , which has the largest share of the USA food market, has already been pushing harder into e-commerce to build on strength in its stores and groceries. News of the deal took a bite out of stocks at competitors such as Walmart and Kroger . Amazon's use of aggressive pricing strategies and vertical integration has allowed it to domina...

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  • Treasury Yields Travel Higher Ahead Of Key Housing Number — BOND REPORT
Treasury Yields Travel Higher Ahead Of Key Housing Number — BOND REPORT

Eastern. After "abysmal" housing starts data last week, investors will be watching whether the trend of weaker-than-expected economic data remains transitory, wrote Ian Lyngen, head of USA rates strategy for BMO Capital Markets. Meanwhile, the yen traded 111.72 to the dollar, its lowest level in around three weeks. The Forex pair could break if Fis...

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  • Beaufort Securities Reaffirms
Beaufort Securities Reaffirms "Buy" Rating for United Utilities Group PLC (UU)

Therefore 35% are positive. Kepler Capital Markets lowered their target price on Tesco PLC from GBX 205 ($2.59) to GBX 189 ($2.39) and set a "hold" rating on the stock in a research note on Friday, June 2nd. It has underperformed by 0.45% the S&P500. Beshar Peter J sold $6.46 million worth of Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. The stock increased 0...

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  • European Central Bank won't call time on stimulus just yet
European Central Bank won't call time on stimulus just yet

Regarding non-standard monetary policy measures, the governing council confirms that the net asset purchases, at the current monthly pace of €60 billion, are meant to run until the end of December 2017, or beyond, if necessary. Regarding inflation forecasts, estimates were cut for the next few years, with Draghi explaining that it was mainly due to...

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  • Princess Kate laughs off royal fall at Royal Ascot
Princess Kate laughs off royal fall at Royal Ascot

Al Shaqab's Danehill Dancer filly was guided by Gregory Benoist and took the straight mile in 1:38.34. " I've got to have physio and get it properly looked after so won't be at Ascot this week ". William and Kate presented the prizes to the winning owners, trainer and jockey of the King's Stand Stakes which was won by Lady Aurelia . Last ...

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  • Thrivent Financial For Lutherans Sells 129880 Shares of Range Resources Corporation (RRC)
Thrivent Financial For Lutherans Sells 129880 Shares of Range Resources Corporation (RRC)

It has underperformed by 10.79% the S&P500. Brave Warrior Advisors Llc decreased Jpmorgan Chase & Co stake by 2.75M shares to 1.64M valued at $72.61M in 2016Q4. (NYSE:RRC) rating on Thursday, January 28. Ci stated it has 0.02% of its portfolio in Range Resources Corp. Volume on the day was 3.84 million shares.

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  • Charleena Lyles shooting: Police shouted 'get back' before killing pregnant mother
Charleena Lyles shooting: Police shouted 'get back' before killing pregnant mother

SEATTLE (AP) - Two Seattle police officers who shot and killed a pregnant woman inside her apartment had been trained to deal with people showing signs of mental illness or other behavior crises. Audio of the incident has been released. There's no way you could've taken a taser and taken her down? The report also stated the probe teams will inv...

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  • (JPM) Analysts See $1.63 EPS
(JPM) Analysts See $1.63 EPS

Gulf International Bank UK Ltd now owns 1,118,080 shares of the financial services provider's stock valued at $98,212,000 after buying an additional 12,625 shares in the last quarter. Berenberg initiated the shares of JPM in report on Wednesday, July 13 with "Sell" rating. The stock has a market capitalization of $306.14 billion, a PE ratio of 13.2...

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  • FIFA warns Mexico over
FIFA warns Mexico over "insulting" chants at Confederations Cup in Russia

Russian Federation have only ever qualified for three World Cups, given a free pass into 2018 since they're the host nation, whilst reaching the semi-finals of Euro 2008 represents the only time they've progressed beyond the group stage of a major global tournament .

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  • Drexel Hamilton Reiterates Sell Rating for Corning Incorporated (GLW)
Drexel Hamilton Reiterates Sell Rating for Corning Incorporated (GLW)

It has outperformed by 0.45% the S&P500. Kiltearn Partners Llp decreased its stake in Corning Inc (GLW) by 26.35% based on its latest 2016Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Clappin James P sold $3.13 million worth of stock. They now have a United States dollars 17.5 price target on the stock. On average, analysts anticipate that Corning will pos...

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  • Business urged to block WannaCry as Honda halts production
Business urged to block WannaCry as Honda halts production

Honda's Sayama plant, which deals with the production of the Accord , Odyssey and Step Wagon, was shut in total for one day as Honda dealt with the issue internally. WannaCrypt spreads using EternalBlue, an exploit of the Windows' Server Message Block (SMB) protocol, and originally developed by the NSA. Infected systems were then crypto-locke...

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  • US Federal Reserve Raises Interest Rates Despite Lower Inflation
US Federal Reserve Raises Interest Rates Despite Lower Inflation

Stocks rose on Wednesday, but worries about stretched valuations and caution before a near-certain rate hike by the U.S. Federal Reserve kept their gains in check, while the dollar steadied against a basket of major currencies . USA stock markets the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq trimmed down at the close. While he maintained the bank's intent to acc...

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  • Sadiq Khan considers 'single unified' road charging scheme for London
Sadiq Khan considers 'single unified' road charging scheme for London

Khan said with London's population set to expand from 8.7 million to 10.5 million over the next 25 years, it will generate more than five million additional trips each day across the transport network. New developments in London will also be designed around a "Healthy Streets" initiative to directly promoting walking, cycling and greater use of...

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  • Cuban Ambassador to the US Criticizes President Trump's Policy Rollbacks
Cuban Ambassador to the US Criticizes President Trump's Policy Rollbacks

Yet island officials say they remain willing to continue "respectful dialogue" on topics of mutual interest. The Cuban media called Trump's new foreign policy on Cuba "regrettable" and "archaic". trade embargo - which will be firmly enforced. In a significant shift from the last administration, he demands Cuba release "fugitives" they're ha...

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  • Oscar Health files to expand insurance coverage in several states
Oscar Health files to expand insurance coverage in several states

Insurers all over the country have asked for double-digit rate increases for next year because the Trump administration has yet to provide clarity on whether it will continue ObamaCare insurer payments known as cost sharing reduction subsidies .

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  • Trump likely to reveal this week whether secret tapes exist
Trump likely to reveal this week whether secret tapes exist

From what my White House sources tell me you were never under serious consideration.... During his first on-camera press briefing in over a week, the press secretary did not answer a question about whether Trump believed the Russians interfered in the United States election, saying he hadn't spoken with Trump about the topic.

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  • Saudi king names son Mohammed bin Salman as crown prince
Saudi king names son Mohammed bin Salman as crown prince

Iran, which is predominantly Shia Muslim, and Saudi Arabia , which is mostly Sunni, compete for power and influence across the region. Oman also has maintained communication with Shiite rebels in Yemen that a Saudi-led coalition has been fighting since March 2015.

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  • London fire: 79 people feared dead, five victims have been identified
London fire: 79 people feared dead, five victims have been identified

Kensington Town Hall Grenfell Tower protest: People chant "Shame on you!" Theresa May , UK prime minister, is facing increasing pressure to take action after the 24-storey apartment building went up in flames on Wednesday. "I'd like to reassure everybody that we will be looking at all criminal offenses that may have been committed by any individ...

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  • PM Narendra Modi in Lucknow: 22 held by police ahead of visit
PM Narendra Modi in Lucknow: 22 held by police ahead of visit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today visited the premier CSIR-Central Drugs Research Institute (CDRI) here and evinced keen interest in the research work conducted by the state-run institute. I congratulate Yogi and his team for this", he said. Despite the appeal Prime Minister Narendra Modi made to the people on June 17 not to present him flowe...

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  • Turkey Fast-Tracks Sending Troops To Qatar
Turkey Fast-Tracks Sending Troops To Qatar

Qatari news outlets like Al Jazeera have criticized numerous country's neighbors. Mehmet Buyukeksi, chairman of the Turkish Exporters Assembly (TIM), said exporters stood ready to fill the gap after the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Saudi Arabia cut trade ties with Qatar.

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  • Amazon Beta testing
Amazon Beta testing "Prime Wardrobe" system

The New York Times reports Prime Wardrobe represents the latest in Amazon's ongoing process of eliminating every barrier to shopping online. Amazon is using this twist on the subscription box phenomenon as part of a broader effort to be top of mind when people buy clothes.

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  • Stock Spirits Group PLC (STCK) Rating Reiterated by Whitman Howard
Stock Spirits Group PLC (STCK) Rating Reiterated by Whitman Howard

Therefore 67% are positive. Intertek Group PLC had 161 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Canaccord Genuity restated a "buy" rating and set a GBX 875 ($11.15) target price on shares of 3i Group plc in a research report on Friday, May 12th.

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  • Petroleo Brasileiro SA- Petrobras
Petroleo Brasileiro SA- Petrobras

Alpha One also assigned news headlines about the oil and gas exploration company an impact score of 16 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is very unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term. The Stock now has a Weekly Volatility of 2.68% and Monthly Volatility of 3.11%. The stock of Biogen Inc (NASDAQ:BIIB) has...

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  • Fed Raises Interest Rate by a quarter point
Fed Raises Interest Rate by a quarter point

The yuan is on a steadier footing amid tighter liquidity conditions now, and one foreign exchange trader believed that China refrained from raising rates because it did not want to establish a pattern of following the Fed. That's despite a rough patch for the United States economy. The US Federal Reserve raised rates for the second time this ye...

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