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FTC dissatisfied with Walgreens' plan to win nod for Rite Aid deal

Bloomberg News was first to report that "FTC lawyers aren's sold on Walgreens proposal to sell 865 drugstores to Fred's Inc". Its shares were halted at $8.09, after hitting a low of $7.22 per share. "More generally, however, we do not confirm or comment on merger investigations until/unless we are announcing legal action such as a complaint or (in some cases) a complaint and proposed settlement".

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Mortgage Interest Rates at TD Bank, Wells Friday Jan 20, 2017

The borrowing cost on 30-year mortgages, the most widely held type of US home loan, averaged 4.09 percent in the week ended January 19, down from 4.12 percent last week, it said. The benchmark 15-year fixed-rate mortgage remained at 3.41 percent. The lower FHA 30 year refinance loan interest rates are coming out at 4.375% today carrying an April of 5.394%.

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Trump tramples on Obama measure to save mortage seekers money

FHA mortgage insurance premiums have been under heightened scrutiny ever since the FHA's flagship fund, the Mutual Mortgage Insurance Fund, reached its Congressionally mandated threshold of 2% ahead of schedule in November 2015. FHA is committed to ensuring its mortgage insurance programs remains viable and effective in the long term for all parties involved, especially our taxpayers.

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Market Mover Alert: JetBlue Airways Corporation's (JBLU)

The legal version of this piece can be read at https://www.com-unik.info/2017/01/19/vetr-inc-upgrades-jetblue-airways-corporation-jblu-to-strong-buy.html. Looking ahead, analysts on average predict that earnings for the current quarter would come in in the range of $0.42 to $0.55. JetBlue Airways Corporation had a return on equity of 21.13% and a net margin of 11.66%.

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Fashion Designers Have Written Thank You Notes To Michelle Obama

Obama thanked her followers for wishing her well on her 53rd birthday this Tuesday, in addition to giving her "the greatest gift of all: the opportunity to serve as you First Lady". Thank you for your incredible support for not only me, but for every creative who dreams in this country. You leave us inspired, ' the Nepalese-American designer says.

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Markets Right Now: Dow starts higher after 5 straight losses

Wall Street looked headed for a subdued start, with the future for the Dow Jones industrial average down 0.1 percent and the S&P 500 future up 0.2 percent. Among gainers, railroad CSX Corp CSX.O jumped 18.3 percent after a source said CP Rail CP.TO CEO Hunter Harrison, who steps down on January 31, is in advanced talks to team up with a former Pershing Square Capital partner to shake up CSX.

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Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:CY) Current Opinions and Recommendations

The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, December 27th. Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (CY) opened the session with a $11.46 price tag, later ranging from $11.34 to $11.52, the range at which the stock has traded at throughout the day. As most professionals know, technical analysis can offer critical insights into what smart money and insiders think about a stock's prospects going forward.

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Trump Makes First Gaffe as President, Steals Twitter Photo from Obama

United States expat Jeffrey Kohen has lived in Nelson 13 years and while he is patriotic towards his home country he could not bring himself to watch the most recent transfer of power between Presidents. He said the first couple of briefings will be hold in the White House's Brady Briefing Room, but they are looking at larger spaces that are more accommodating.

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Most Recent analysts Ratings: Lloyds Banking Group plc (NYSE:LYG)

Jefferies Group reaffirmed a buy rating and set a GBX 67 ($0.81) target price on shares of Lloyds Banking Group PLC in a research note on Tuesday, October 11th. 09/26/2016 - Lloyds Banking Group Plc was downgraded to "sell" by analysts at Goldman Sachs. "Analysts Give Lloyds Banking Group PLC (LLOY) a GBX 60 Price Target" was published by Marea Informative and is the sole property of of Marea Informative.

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Eclipse Resources Corporation (ECR) Earns Buy Rating from Fundamental Research

Shares of Antero Resources Corp. They now have a United States dollars 1 price target on the stock. The volatility in the previous week has experienced by 2.53% and observed of 3.14% in the previous month.89.50% ownership is held by institutional investors while insiders hold ownership of 0.30%.

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One Stock Analysts Are Watching - SBA Communications Corporation (NASDAQ:SBAC)

Many research firms have provided their ratings on Frontier Communications Corporation (NASDAQ:FTR) where Deutsche Bank provided Hold rating on the stock on 2-Nov-16. Conning Inc. boosted its position in shares of Frontier Communications Corporation by 13.8% in the third quarter. Company net profit margin stands at 3.00% whereas its Gross Margin is 14.20%.

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DS Smith plc's (SMDS) "Add" Rating Reaffirmed at Numis Securities Ltd

Barclays PLC reissued their overweight rating on shares of Burberry Group plc (LON:BRBY) in a research note issued to investors on Thursday. Investec reaffirmed a "hold" rating and issued a GBX 315 ($3.80) price target on shares of Marks and Spencer Group Plc in a research note on Monday, November 7th.

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Target Cuts Forecast as Holiday Pain Spreads to Discounters

The company cautioned investors that its 1.3 percent decline in comparable sales during the Holiday season warrants a downward revision to its fourth quarter and full-year outlook. Zacks Research also uses an analyst ratings scale that ranges from 1 to 5. Target Corp. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $74.16 and a 200 day moving average price of $71.94.

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BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT) EPS Analysis

This strategic action will lower the company's future borrowing costs and provide a boost to future margins and earnings. FIG Partners reiterated an "outperform" rating and issued a $53.00 target price (up previously from $47.00) on shares of BB&T Corp.in a report on Friday, December 23rd.

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Peculiar Activity & Volume Spotted in Shares of GNC Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:GNC)

GNC Holdings Inc was Downgraded by Piper Jaffray to " Underweight" on Oct 28, 2016. Many Analysts provided their foresight on Revenue Estimates of GNC Holdings Inc. Analysts rating the company a 1 or 2 indicate a Buy recommendation. GNC Holdings had a return on equity of 53.97% and a net margin of 7.35%. The company reported the earnings of $0.59/Share in the last quarter where the estimated EPS by analysts was $0.71/share.

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Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH) Valuation According To Analysts

Provident Trust Co. now owns 4,087,880 shares of the information technology service provider's stock valued at $233,990,000 after buying an additional 82,520 shares in the last quarter. Loop Capital began new coverage on Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation giving the company a "hold" rating. Analysts have a mean recommendation of 2.50 on this stock (A rating of less than 2 means buy, "hold" within the 3 range, "sell" within the 4 range, and "strong sell" within the 5 range).

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Europe midday: Investors pause for breath ahead of European Central Bank rate decision

Antoine Lesné, EMEA head of ETF strategy at SPDR ETFs, says because the measures of core inflation have remained low , despite a rise in headline inflation, the European Central Bank could be buying assets for longer to try and meet its inflation target.

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Saskatchewan, Ottawa reach health funding deal

The federal and Saskatchewan governments have struck a health- funding deal despite the province's concerns about the amount of money and Ottawa dictating how it's spent. Reiter said. Saskatchewan's deal would improve if any other jurisdiction were to reach an agreement with better financial terms. Philpott wrote to Reiter in November of past year, telling him the province should stop the "the current practice of encouraging private payment for diagnostic services" and focus on ensuring ...

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Governor Haslam Proposes Gas Tax Increase

Charging electric vehicles $100 per year to drive on Tennessee roads and charging higher taxes for vehicles running on natural gas. The governor has repeatedly refused to use the state's $2 billion surplus to pay for road improvements and reiterated that call today, saying doing so would be analogous to paying the mortgage out of a savings account; the plan does, however, move $120 million from the state's rainy-day fund back into the road fund.

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General Electric Company Stock Falls, Procter & Gamble Co Shares

ILLEGAL ACTIVITY WARNING: "SignalPoint Asset Management LLC Raises Position in General Electric Company (GE)" was originally reported by The Cerbat Gem and is owned by of The Cerbat Gem. The company reported $0.32 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.32. Earnings fell 45% to $3.49 billion, or 39 cents a share, from $6.28 billion, or 64 cents a share, in the same period a year ago.

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Schlumberger N.V. (NYSE:SLB) , Steel Dynamics, Inc. (NASDAQ:STLD)

CIBC World Markets Inc. increased its stake in Schlumberger NV by 99.2% in the second quarter. The EPS consensus range is $0.21-$0.5 on revenue between $8.02B and $6.52B. (NYSE:SLB). If you are viewing this report on another website, it was stolen and republished in violation of US and worldwide copyright & trademark legislation.

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Fed Chair Calls Blockchain 'Important New Technology'

Fed policy makers in December chose to raise the central bank's benchmark interest rate for only the second time in a decade, a reflection of low unemployment and some firming in inflation. Yellen warned that delaying rate hikes might force the Fed to later raise rates rapidly, which could disrupt financial markets and push the economy into recession, she said.

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Heineken Confirms Talks on Kirin in Brazil

In the first half, Brazil's Kirin reported operating losses of ¥7 billion (R$ 225.2 million), compared to losses of ¥600 million in the same period of 2015, while revenue declined by 21 per cent to 50.7 Billion yen (R$ 1.63 billion). Heineken established a presence in Brazil through its 2010 acquisition of the brewing business of Mexico's FEMSA. It comes as Heineken closes in on a separate deal for United Kingdom pub operator Punch Taverns.

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Array Biopharma Inc (NASDAQ:ARRY) & McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) Stocks Buzz

The stock remained 8.52% volatile for the week and 5.31% for the month. Several other equities research analysts have also weighed in on the company. EPS growth for this year is -18.50% and EPS growth for next year is expected to reach at 0.00%. The company had revenue of $39.30 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $32.47 million.

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Thousands descend upon Washington for Trump's inauguration

Trump , Vice President-elect Mike Pence and their families landed in the nation's capital earlier Thursday morning , making his last journey from NY as a private citizen - 18 months after launching a presidential bid that was largely written off by the pundits at the time .

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The Ascena Retail Group, Inc

Analysts rating the company a 3 indicate a Hold recommendation. Several matter pinch shares of Ascena Retail Group, Inc. They set a "neutral" rating and a $7.00 price objective for the company. If you are viewing this news story on another publication, it was illegally stolen and republished in violation of U.S. and global trademark and copyright law.

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Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) has announced a technology cooperation agreement

Target prices can vary greatly depending on the analyst providing projections. The sell-side analysts are projecting earnings per share of $0.040 for the next fiscal quarter. Rainey sold 24,334 shares of the company's stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, December 12th. The company had revenue of $3833.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $3897.16 million.

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What do Analysts suggest for: Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (NYSE:HPE)

Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Looking ahead, analysts on average predict that earnings for the current quarter would come in in the range of $0.41 to $0.46. LLC now owns 5,320 shares of the company's stock worth $121,000 after buying an additional 5,082 shares during the period. The stock gained 0.75% in total of its share price.

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Do Analysts See Any Upside to Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK)?

Investors and analysts will be looking ahead to Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK)'s next earnings report which is slated to be released sometime on or around 2017-02-16 for the period ending on 2016-12-31. In Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK) latest quarter ended on 30 Sep 2016, company revealed earnings of $1.68 a share. Devon Energy Corporation now has an average rating of "Buy" and an average target price of $43.24.

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Trump Will Have to Choose US Intelligence or Russia

However, the Trump team denied any knowledge of the investigations - which have reportedly been led by the FBI and supported by the NSA, CIA and the treasury department's financial crimes unit - or why they might be under way. The path to Trump's demise could be paved with dollars that came straight from Moscow. The Senate Intelligence Committee also has launched its own investigation, which will have subpoena power, to investigate Russian interference in the election.

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Analysts believe The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) is worth $45.09 per share

Invesco Ltd. (NYSE:IVZ) shares now have a mean rating of 2.10 while 5 analysts have recommended the shares as "BUY", 4 commented as "OUTPERFORM" and 6 commented as "HOLD". Coca-Cola Company (The) had a net margin of 16.99% and a return on equity of 32.47%. Over the trailing year, the stock is underperforming the S&P 500 by 47.51, and it's gotten there by action that has been less volatile on a day-to-day basis than most other stocks on the exchange.

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The Ibstock plc (IBST) Rating Lowered to Hold at Peel Hunt

In the duration of 12 months Pets At Home Group Plc's share price has decreased by -0.8% to 223.6 from 225.4. There are now 1,029,695,469 shares in issue with the average daily volume traded being 3,081,139. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 22nd. Macquarie downgraded shares of Jupiter Fund Management PLC to an "underperform" rating and lowered their target price for the stock from GBX 380 ($4.58) to GBX 360 ($4.34) in a report on Monday, October 17th.

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Arsene Wenger hopes India will be a footballing powerhouse

Wenger, along with Chelsea counterpart Antonio Conte, had previously expressed concern that a growing number of players could be lured to the Far East by the riches on offer in the Chinese Super League. If Chinese wages become the benchmark then you can not compete with that. "But when you want to be a player your first aspiration is to play in the best league, against the best players".

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How major USA stock market indexes fared on Tuesday

The Dow industrials are on pace to fall for a fifth straight session, and the blue-chip index is now down 0.2% year-to-date. The Dow was down 22 points, or 0.1 percent, to 19,863 as of 10:30 a.m. The Nasdaq is up 156.96 points, or 2.9 percent. Bond prices rose, while the dollar's value sank against the British pound and other rivals. The contract rose 11 cents, or 0.2 percent, to settle at $52.48 per barrel on Tuesday.

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Thousands Rally in NY on Presidential Inauguration Eve

The event featured speeches from political figures including New York Mayor Bill De Blasio and Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges and actors Alec Baldwin, Robert De Niro, and Mark Ruffalo. "They're never too young for you to teach them about what's going on here. As bad as you think it's going to be, it's going to be worse". Baldwin, who's cut a reputation for his impersonations of the president-elect on Saturday Night Live, reprised his role in front of protestors outside Trump Tower in ...


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