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Religious leaders speak out on Trump's vow to repeal Johnson Amendment

The Johnson Amendment is about prohibiting churches and religious organizations from participating directly in politics behind a tax-deductible shield. Critics including the group Americans United for Separation of Church and State expressed alarm. Sanders also told BuzzFeed News, "We still do not have any plans to take action on this topic at this time" when asked about a possible executive order limiting LGBTQ rights.

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Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NLY) Consensus Earnings Estimates

The company has a market capitalization of $10.50 billion, a P/E ratio of 55.403 and a beta of 0.19. 06/05/2015 - Annaly Capital Management Inc had its "neutral" rating reiterated by analysts at Citigroup. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 30th will be issued a $0.30 dividend. This is a positive change from Annaly Capital Management's previous quarterly dividend of $0.26.

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Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) Receives Buy Rating From Mizuho Securities Analysts

The Market Capitalization of the company stands at 29.61 Billion. Valero Energy Corporation has a 12 month low of $46.88 and a 12 month high of $71.40. The stock soared 19.48 percent over the last 6 months. The number of shares now owned by investors are 452.67 mln. Its sales stood at 1.30% a year on average in the period of last five years.

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Aberdeen Asset Management reports outflows after Trump win

Aberdeen Asset Management plc are listed in the Financials sector within UK Main Market. Aberdeen Asset Management plc (LON:ADN) opened at 249.50 on Friday. Investors of record on Thursday, December 8th will be issued a GBX 12 ($0.15) dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 8th.

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(NASDAQ:ADP) on 7th day after earnings?

Morgan Stanley now owns 9,324,401 shares of the company's stock valued at $822,411,000 after buying an additional 561,870 shares during the last quarter. ADP has been the subject of several research analyst reports. Automatic Data Processing has a 52-week low of $78.98 and a 52-week high of $104.09.

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Earnings Estimates Revision Trends: AK Steel Holding Corporation (AKS)

A number of other brokerages have also weighed in on X. AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) will report its next earnings on April 24 - Apr 28 (Est.). Here we discussed analysts opinions what they said about AK Steel Holding Corporation (AKS ) One Month Ago. The mean revenue estimate for the ongoing quarter ending Feb 17 is $8.28B by 5 analysts.

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Hudson's Bay In Preliminary Talks To Take Over Macy's

The department store world has been pummeled by a host of major changes in shopping patterns: Much of our spending is moving online, and these businesses have struggled to grab market share in that arena. In its weakened state and with long-time head Terry Lundgren stepping down as CEO later this year, the company is prime for a deal. Pressure has mounted as hedge fund Starboard, led by Jeffrey Smith, has watched the value of its stake in Macy's sink even further in 2017 amid a retail slump.

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Nordstrom Stopped Carrying Ivanka Trump Because No One Was Buying It

Ivanka Trump attends the Launch of Her Spring 2011 Lifestyle Collection of Footwear at the Topanga Nordstrom on February 17, 2011. Racked was not immediately able to reach Neiman Marcus for a reaction on the status of Ivanka Trump products with the chain.

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Midnight deadline for Affordable Care Act health insurance looms

Yet the Trump administration yanked roughly $5 million in advertising focused on getting people to sign up. A single payer system would involve expanding Medicare to cover all Americans, as a public health system, based on the principle that health care is a human right, not something based on the ability to pay.

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Britain's economy boosted the Trump-inspired rally

The wonder is now why on Earth the Bank of England kept interest rates at 0.25 per cent? At the time of writing the GBP USD exchange rate was trending around 1.26 and the USD GBP exchange rate was trending around 0.79. Yesterday was the latest "Super Thursday" update from the Bank of England , so-called as the bank released its MPC decision, policy meeting minutes, and Quarterly Inflation Report .

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Water emergency cancels after-school activities in Chapel Hill

Using water could result in contamination of the OWASA system, the utility said today. The shortage has prompted the towns of Chapel Hill and Carrboro to issue a State of Emergency. OWASA is working to restore the Jones Ferry Road Water Treatment Plant to normal operation, and crews are working to fix the water main break, which cut water service to 250 customers, Kerwin said.

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White House ignored Jewish draft Holocaust Day statement

But the Final Solution was aimed exclusively at the Jews . Events commemorating the deaths of six millions Jews and millions of other victims are held each year on January 27, the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz. "This sets a bad precedent and is so utterly disrespectful to the millions affected". Still, claims of "inclusion" didn't prevent neo-Nazi forums like thefrom celebrating the statement, calling it "a subtle nod to us".

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Most Active Stock: Colgate-Palmolive Co. (NYSE:CL)

Finally, Wedbush Securities Inc. increased its position in Colgate-Palmolive Company by 21.5% in the third quarter. 02/26/2016 - Colgate-Palmolive Company was downgraded to " by analysts at Sterne Agee. If you are reading this piece of content on another website, it was illegally copied and republished in violation of USA & global copyright and trademark law.

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Trump Advisor Uses Terrible Food Analogy to Defend Financial Deregulation

Here's what you need to know about the fiduciary rule, and why there is strong opposition to it within the financial industry. This would require advisers to act only in a client's best interest - rather than providing a client with advice that is appropriate, but not necessarily most advantageous to the person.

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Boston Scientific Corporation (BSX) Sets New 12-Month High Following Earnings Beat

It is predicted to add 4% on day 1 and jump 4% on day 7 after the company reports upcoming earnings. The company said revenue for the quarter rose 10.6% to $2.19 billion. This company was Upgrade by Argus on 1-Sep-16 to Buy. The number of Boston Scientific Corporation shares in issue is 1,361,677,000 which have a current share price of 25.01 bringing Boston Scientific Corporation's market capitalisation to 34.06B Dollars.

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Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM), Genworth Financial, Inc. (NYSE:GNW)

Equities research analysts predict that Exxon Mobil Corporation will post $4.19 EPS for the current year. The highest analyst price target is $105.00, which implies a rally of 74 percent. The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, March 10th. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, February 7th.

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Bank of England sharply raises economic forecast in Quarterly Report

The pound fell about 1 percent. The economy has grown by 0.6% in each of the last three quarters, confounding forecasts by experts - including those at the Bank - of a sharp slowdown after the vote to quit the EU. He acknowledged Britain's closeness to the USA could help during Brexit negotiations, but cautioned that the " uncertainty " surrounding Trump's policies could bring Britain down.

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Immigration And Crime: Research Shows Donald Trump Is Wrong

We take seriously the need to safeguard our nation and also the need for the United States to remain the destination of choice for the world's best and brightest students, faculty, and scholars. Councilman Ernesto Olivares said he was touched seeing the group, noting he was an immigrant who arrived in the U.S.as a child: "These people are telling me I am welcome here".

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Pentagon, Lockheed reach agreement on F-35 contract for 90 jets

The DOD's F-35 Joint Program Office (JPO) on February 3 announced the agreement-in-principle for 90 total fighters, including 55 for three US military services and 35 for seven partner countries. Lockheed's CEO Marillyn Hewson, who met personally with Trump following his criticism of the program, had previously said that the company planned to add 1,800 jobs.

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Comprehensive Stock Analysis of: Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD)

The stock now shows the Market Capitalization of 5.53 Billion. 6 Analysts reported that the Price Target for Rite Aid Corporation might touch $9 high while the Average Price Target and Low price Target is $7.75 and $6.5 respectively. Rite Aid Corporation will next provide financial results for the May 2017 quarter. One quarter earlier, revenue for the stock was at $8.03 billion, with earnings at $0.01/share.

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Large Outflow of Money Witnessed in Walt Disney Company

Recently stock market analysts updated their outstanding price targets on shares of Walt Disney Company (The) (NYSE:DIS). Analysts are forecasting earnings of $1.48 on a per share basis this quarter. For the Current Quarter, the growth estimate for The Walt Disney Company is -8%, while for the Next Quarter the stock growth estimate is 5.1%. 01/30/2017 - Walt Disney Company (The) had its "buy" rating reiterated by analysts at Jefferies.

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UBS issues "Buy" Rating on Charles Schwab Corp (SCHW)

Institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the company. The mean revenue estimate for the ongoing quarter ending Mar 17 is $2.08B by 12 analysts. This represents a $0.32 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.77%. The Charles Schwab Corporation has a Price to Earnings ratio of 32.43 for the trailing twelve month period.

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Baxter International Inc. Reveals 32% Advance In Q4 Profit

In order to determine directional movement, the 50-dayand 200-day moving averages for Baxter International Inc . The current share price indicate that stock is -5.17% away from its one year high and is moving 31.79% ahead of its one year low.

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Analyst EPS Forecast Coverage: Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ:TSCO)

Tractor Supply's sales prospects looked a bit more dire back in October when the company revealed its third-quarter results, as its top line then missed estimates and sales comparisons actually showed a decline, instead of the uptick that analysts had been anticipating.

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Auto insurance premiums reach new peak

The Association of British Insurers ( ABI) Motor Premium Tracker , which measures the amount motorists actually pay rather than quotes, tells us where insurance premiums sat in 2016. Insurance premium tax has been rising since the July 2015 Budget. The Government has pledged to crack down on the scourge of fake whiplash claims, including capping compensation payouts at £425, which would be paid only if a medical report was provided as proof of injury.

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Radiation in Fukushima reactor containment vessel at deadly level: TEPCO

Tokyo Electric Power (Tepco) said the reading focused on one single point and levels estimated elsewhere were much lower. The extraordinary radiation readings highlight the scale of the task confronting thousands of workers, as pressure builds on Tepco to begin decommissioning the plant - a process that is expected to take about four decades .

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Ralph Lauren CEO quits after dispute over creative control

The stock gained a consensus recommendation of 2.73 on Zacks Investment Research where the scale runs from 1 to 5, 1 representing Strong buy and 5 showing Strong Sell. The Company has 52-week high of $114 and 52-week low of $76.18. Its market cap is now at $6.3 billion. During the a year ago Polo Ralph Lauren Corporation's shares have decreased by -27.32% from 109.37 to 79.49.

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US Senate tax chief questions border adjustment tax

On Wednesday, the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) also launched a national campaign to fight the border tax, called Americans for Affordable Products . But the thing is, the effects of a border adjustment tax on trade and prices are supposed to be neutral. At the same time, exempting companies' exports from taxation would allow USA producers to lower their prices overseas.

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Hudson's Bay makes takeover approach to Macy's

Macy's shares are soaring in morning trading, after being temporarily halted on the New York Stock Exchange on a news report that Saks' owner has approached the department store chain about a takeover. The WSJ said that talks between the companies are at a preliminary stage and are not limited to an outright acquisition. Macy's also has a lot of debt - about $7.5 billion, according to the Journal report.

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Npower to increase electricity and gas prices

To provide certainty around future energy bills, fixed tariffs can provide reassurance for existing and new customers. Other costs - to subsidise renewable energy, back-up power plants and install smart meters - are also on the increase. " Npower must therefore justify the decision to its customers". "Anyone who is struggling with their energy bills should contact us straight away to discuss whether they're on the right tariff, energy saving help and payment plans".

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Indian equities end flat, profit booking caps gains

The benchmark BSE Sensex closed 0.05 percent higher at 28,240.52, climbing 1.28 percent for the week. The benchmark BSE Sensex was down 18 points or 0.06 percent at 28,209 in early trade after rising modestly on Thursday to close at its highest level in almost four months.

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York MP quits Shadow Cabinet to vote against triggering Brexit

In response to a query by Conservative MP Maria Miller, May told the House of Commons, "I can inform my Right Hon Friend and the House that that White Paper will be published tomorrow". The government is expected to use its majority to resist any substantial amendments to the bill, arguing that the June 23 referendum to leave the bloc has already empowered them to execute Britain's withdrawal.

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Facebook's Q4 growth in India was fueled by promotional free data plans

Facebook CFO David Wehner, while referring to Reliance Jio's free data plans, said that the company's growth in Asia was boosted by the free data being offered in India. Sources said that the telecom regulator has also filed its reply before the Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal on the same lines on Thursday.

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The Amgen Inc. (AMGN) Shares Bought by Cornerstone Capital Inc

Amgen Inc . (NASDAQ:AMGN) rose 1.91% to finish at $159.67 in following trading session. (NASDAQ:AMGN) surged to 1.61% from $168.56 to $171.27. Mizuho Initiates Coverage On the stock to Buy on 11/08/16 by stationing a price target of $164. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $2.72 EPS. Number of analysts are covering this stock and now stock has got OUTPERFORM rating from 2 analysts of Thomson Reuters, 8 analysts given HOLD rating to the stock and 0 given ...

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Trader's Buzzers: Catabasis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:CATB)

The stock has an average rating of "Buy" and an average price target of $9.00. They now have a Dollars 14 price target on the stock. Catabasis Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:CATB) opened at 4.04 on Wednesday. (NASDAQ:CATB) could bring EPS of $-0.65/share. Catabasis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. reported better than expected with a surprise EPS of 16.92% or $0.11 during its most recent quarterly earnings.


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