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Beige Book: Economy Expands Across US, But Optimism Has Cooled

The survey, known as the beige book, is based on anecdotes collected from the Fed's 12 districts from early January through mid-February. "Some respondents expressed concern about policy changes in the new administration and associated uncertainty", the Boston Fed said in the so-called Beige Book report , which collects views of economists, business contacts and others nationwide in preparation for the Mar 14-15 monetary policy meeting.

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Trump Sticks to a Protectionist, Isolationist Script in First Big Speech

He is expected to sign a replacement order on Wednesday. " He became president of the United States ", liberal CNN commentator Van Jones said after the speech. Donald Trump did better than George W. Bush but couldn't surpass Barack Obama or Bill Clinton. While Deutsche Bank sees it providing a vehicle for cutting USA corporate tax rates from 35% to 20%, and making the US more competitive globally by offering less incentive to pursue inversions (and more to move headquarters back to American ...

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Price Target Analysis: Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. (NYSEMKT:NAK)

The majority of analysts covering the equity have either a Buy or Strong Buy recommendation on the stock, yielding a consensus score of 2.00. This scale runs from 1 to 5 where 1 represents Strong Buy and 5 represents Sell. The Average Volume of the company is 8.88 Million and P/E (price to earnings) ratio is 0, while Forward P/E ratio is 0. It indicates oversold and overbought price levels for a stock.

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Featured Stock: Ares Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCC)

The investment management company reported $0.43 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.39 by $0.04. The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, March 31st. Investors of record on Wednesday, March 15th will be issued a dividend of $0.38 per share.

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BCBG Max Azria Files for Chapter 11 Protection

It was founded in 1989 by Tunisian fashion designer Max Azria, who was also the company's CEO until past year. Fifty-one stores in Canada will be liquidated and closed. "The Company's Canadian affiliate is commencing a separate filing for voluntary reorganisation proceedings under Canada's Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act", advanced the company in a statement.

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Fort Pitt Capital Group LLC Lowers Position in General Electric Company (GE)

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Reliable stocks in today's share market: Essex Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ESS)

The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website . Essex Property Trust, Inc . has a 50 day moving average of 227.44 and a 200 day moving average of 222.01. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Gramercy Property Trust from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Thursday, September 15th.

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'Killer of Sheep' to screen at UA Monday for Black History Month

Each day for a year, beginning on Martin Luther King Day in 2016, he posted a historical article from a black newspaper on the project website, sometimes tweeting them out as well. That was another thing Delmont hoped to do with Black Quotidian: "I wanted to reclaim the ability of black people to be ordinary". Young served the state of Georgia in Congress, he was the first African-American U.S.

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Bank Of Montreal (NASDAQ:BMO) To Release Earnings

Barclays PLC lifted their price objective on Bank of Montreal from C$77.00 to C$82.00 in a report on Wednesday, December 7th. The average stock price target is $74.06 with 1 broker rating the stock a strong buy, 0 brokers rating the stock a buy, 15 brokers rating the stock a hold, 2 brokers rating the stock a underperform, and finally 0 brokers rating the stock a sell.

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Syrian government forces capture Palmyra citadel from Daesh

The troops and their allies, backed by Russian air strikes, have reportedly seized part of a neighbourhood in the west of the city. The army unleashed a counter offensive 47 days ago to retake Palmyra, after the IS militants captured it for the second time last December.

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Dow busts through 21000 threshold on feel-good Trump message

Banks and other financial companies led US stocks sharply higher, pushing the Dow Jones industrial average above 21,000 points for the first time. The Nasdaq jumped 16.59 (+0.28 percent) to close at 5,861.90, while the S&P 500 finished at 2,369.73, up 2.39 (+0.10 percent) from its open.

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You can now order Pizza Hut using "smart shoes"

Not only can you order food online or on your phone, the pizza chain now has an innovative way to allow you to order while you watch college basketball: through your shoes. Pizza Hut has taken ordering a slice to the next level in the U.S., releasing a set of limited-edition shoes that allow those who wear them to get pizza delivered to their exact location.

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Buffett loves Apple Inc - nowhere to 2nd in Berkshire's $122bn portfolio

Berkshire had $7 billion of its $122 billion equity portfolio invested in Apple at the end of 2016 after nearly a year of incremental purchases, according to Mr Buffett's letter, but the extra purchases more than doubled the stake to 133 million shares.

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Wall Street treads water ahead of Trump's Tuesday speech

On the currency front, the USA dollar is trading at 113.85 yen compared to the 112.77 yen it fetched at the close of NY trading on Tuesday. Donald Trump's big address to Congress last night is being hailed as a success, with the president giving a calm, measured speech on his vision for America.

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Dow passes 21000 after Trump speech to Congress

Bank stocks have enjoyed particularly dramatic gains, but other sectors have rallied hard too, spurred by hopes of major tax cuts, regulatory roll-backs and bumper infrastructure spending. Businesses were generally optimistic about the near-term outlook but to a somewhat lesser degree than in the prior report, the Fed said. That left investors focused on the Fed and the pace of economic growth.

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Wall Street Gives Trump's Speech a Big Thumbs Up

USA consumer confidence also improved, with the confidence index pushed up to 114.8 in February from 111.6 last month, beating expectations for a decline to 110.9. Still, many saw his remarks as lacking in detail, as his remarks have been throughout his still-young presidency. Trump had been light on details for tax and health care reform since his election in November.

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McDonald's aims to win customers back with mobile ordering, delivery

The efforts intend to win back customers lost over the past five years, executives said. The rapid upgrade in the way the company does business is a direct result of declining sales, with the company seeing store visits drop by 500 million since 2012.

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Hershey's to shed 15% of its global work force

This translates to revenue expectations ranging from $7.59 billion to $7.66 billion. Big Food companies including General Mills and Kellogg have been cutting costs amid an industry-wide sales slump. J.P. Morgan analyst Ken Goldman told The Associated Press he believes many of Hershey's job cuts will come from Shanghai Golden Monkey, the Chinese chocolatier that it acquired in 2014.

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UK PM May says government is talking to Ford on automotive sector

The group had hoped to be producing 25,000 of the new petrol engines a year at the plant under plans first announced in 2015. "This is a real kick in the teeth for our hard-working members at the Ford plant - as well as their families and the community as a whole".

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TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation (AMTD) Receives Buy Rating from SunTrust Banks, Inc

Here's a quick look at what's moving shares of DDD, AMTD, and KITE. The company reported $0.41 EPS for the quarter, meeting the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.41. 3 Insider Sales transactions were made totaling 37369 shares traded. State Street Corp now owns 4,590,455 shares of the company's stock worth $200,150,000 after buying an additional 95,767 shares during the last quarter.

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The Fiesta Restaurant Group, Inc. (FRGI) Shares Bought by Oxford Asset Management

At the end of 12/31/2016 reporting period, 80 institutional holders increased their position in Fiesta Restaurant Group, Inc . The company's stock has climbed 26.21 percent in the past five year. The firm has a market cap of $694.06 million, a P/E ratio of 30.17 and a beta of 1.12. Fiesta Restaurant Group has a 52-week low of $20.15 and a 52-week high of $38.54.

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Aperio Group LLC Has $415000 Stake in Viavi Solutions Inc. (VIAV)

Other institutional investors have also recently modified their holdings of the company. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI raised its stake in Viavi Solutions by 16.2% in the fourth quarter. 11/07/2016 - Viavi had its "hold" rating reiterated by analysts at Needham & Company. This company shares are -3.71% up from its target price of $9.61 and the current market capitalization stands at $2.3B.

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Illinoisan sues PayPal, saying its charity site is misleading

That said, it is important to note that at the time of writing, the actual scale of deception by PayPal in this matter is not apparent, and that only donations being made through the PayPal Giving Fund platform are in dispute. The rest, the suit says, is being withheld by PayPal. According to CNBC , one plaintiff claims that of her $3,250 December donations to 13 different charities through PayPal, only a total of $100 was distributed between three charities of her choosing.

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Sinclair Talking Merger With Tribune

Shares of Tribune Media Co. were up more than 12% early on Wednesday following a Reuters report that the media and entertainment company has been approached by Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) now allows for. Currently, no single company is allowed to reach more than 39% of USA households, which a tie-up between the two companies would breach.

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Is Snapchat Really Building a Drone?

On the public markets, however, Snap's market cap now sits at about $20 billion at the shares' expected price, higher than Snap's earlier proposed range of between $16.2 billion to $18.5 billion. We already know Snapchat's one of the largest social networks on the planet, but its IPO prospectus confirmed that by stating that an average users opens the app over 18 times a day and over 2.5 billion messages are sent each day.

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Notable movements of Stock: Ambarella, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMBA)

Ambarella, Inc . (NASDAQ:AMBA) has 32.15 Million shares outstanding and 31.67 Million shares were floated in market. Ambarella, Inc . (NASDAQ:AMBA) performance during the last one year Improved 27.05 percent, while its year to date (YTD) performance showed a Positive trend of 8.9 percent.

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Manufacturing Sector Expanded in February

This reading is mainly a byproduct of increasing new order activity and production. Seventeen of the 18 manufacturing sectors reported growth last month, with only furniture contracting. The Employment Index declined 1.9 points to 54.2 in February, indicating expansion for the fifth consecutive month. Supplier deliveries continued to slow on the month and, although the inventories index edged back above the 50.0 level, customer inventories remained in contraction for the month.

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TD Ameritrade cuts commission, adding to industry's fee war

The online brokerage firm's new, lower commission fee comes roughly one month after Charles Schwab Corp (NYSE:SCHW) lowered its commission fee to $6.95 from $8.95 on February 3. "It's good for investors". "We feel that this is going to put more money in the pockets of retail investors", president of Fidelity's retail brokerage business Ram Subramaniam said.

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Barnes & Noble buys MBS Textbook Exchange

Analyst's mean target price for BNED is $14.00 while analysts mean recommendation is 2.00. (NYSE:BKS) to Hold in a report released on Tuesday February 28, 2017. Sidoti began new coverage on Barnes & Noble, Inc. giving the company a "neutral" rating. Barnes & Noble Education had a positive return on equity of 1.70% and a negative net margin of 0.28%.

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Is Mylan NV (NASDAQ:MYL) a Long Term Growth Play?

Back on Oct 10, 2016, an upgrade report came from analysts at Raymond James who in their research report assigned Strong Buy rating on the stock. The average analysts gave this company a mean recommendation of 2.50. While for the next 5 years, the growth estimate is 8.23%. The rating firm issued a Neutral rating to this company in a research note released on Jan 05, 2017.

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What Analysts are Predicting For Ecolab Inc. (ECL), Northrop Grumman Corporation (NOC)?

Inc. raised its position in shares of Northrop Grumman by 2.1% in the third quarter. Hsbc Holdings PLC increased its stake in shares of Northrop Grumman by 1.1% in the third quarter. Northrop Grumman Corporation value Change from Open was at 0.85% with a Gap of 0.22%. "(NOC)" was published by The Cerbat Gem and is the sole property of of The Cerbat Gem.

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Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC), Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE:ICE)

Credit Suisse Group started coverage on Exelon Corporation in a research note on Wednesday, January 25th. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 75.83% of the company's stock. If you are viewing this news story on another site, it was stolen and reposted in violation of United States & global trademark and copyright laws. (The) reduced their target price on Exelon Corporation from $38.00 to $37.00 and set a "neutral" rating for the company in a research note on Friday, February 10th.

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US Labor Dept proposes delay for fiduciary rule

The fiduciary rule aims to reduce conflicts of interest between advisors and retirement account customers by requiring advisors to make recommendations based on customers' best interests rather than on selling products under the current standard of "suitability" customers' risk and time horizons.

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Stock Jumping Abnormally High: TRI Pointe Group, Inc. (NYSE:TPH)

Shares of CBL & Associates Properties, Inc. Our EPS estimate for 2017 is $1.30, which is modestly lower than our last published estimate. (NYSE:TPH) to Outperform with a price target of $17. Annual earnings per share (EPS) growth noted at 59.50% in past 5 Years and Long-term annual earnings per share (EPS) growth is expected to reach 9.10% in coming 5 years.

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Valeant Pharmaceuticals adds 250 sales staff for Salix drug business

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