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One Reason the Fed May Hike Soon

Yellen said last week that the Fed was poised to lift benchmark USA interest rates provided that jobs and inflation data held up - comments seen as cementing plans for an increase at the March 14-15 meeting. Interest in the Gold ETF is declining. The prolonged sell-off in the gold market has left it vulnerable to a short-covering rally due to oversold conditions and position-squaring ahead of several key USA reports on Wednesday and Friday's NFP report.

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Russia Major Contributor to Oil Output Cut Deal Commitment - Hess Corporation

Oil demand will also rise over the coming five years, crossing the 100 million bpd level in 2019 and hitting 104 million bpd by 2022, driven entirely by emerging economies, the report added.Concerns over rising US shale oil output have been offsetting the impact of production cuts agreed by the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and some non-OPEC members to curb a global crude oversupply.

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Peugeot owner PSA to buy lossmaking Opel business for €2.2bn

The deal, which is expected to close before the end of 2017, will increase Peugeot's share of the European vehicle market to 16%, putting it ahead of French rival Renault SA but behind Volkswagen AG's 24%. "We have a government pursuing a very hard-edged model of Brexit ", he said. "That's really the challenge for all of us". "Our plants are the most productive in the European operation, the brand is strong here, the market for the products is here, so the cars must be made here".

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Ethiopia Airlines lands Dreamliner at Kaduna airport

Abuja's Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport handled nearly 5,000 domestic flights in December alone, making it the second busiest airport in the country. The Minister of Aviation, Mr Hadi Sirika welcomed the passengers with a hand shake as they highlight from the plane. While numerous foreign airlines have indicated that they are not ready to operate to Kaduna because of huge logistics, Ethiopian Airline has landed at the airport to resume worldwide flight operations.

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Express, Inc. (NYSE:EXPR) Tumbles -11.90% Premarket Trade

Trexquant Investment LP purchased a new stake in Express, Inc . The steep drop by Express comes after the company reported fourth quarter earnings that matched analyst estimates but provided disappointing guidance for the current quarter.

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Symphony of the Seas Deployment Announced

Royal Caribbean International also revealed today it has committed to a multi-year agreement with the Bahamas , to help grow tourism to the destination, rapidly increase the cruise line's employment of Bahamian nationals and invest in hospitality training to develop talent in the country.

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CSX Corp. (NASDAQ:CSX)

Somehow, the stock managed to gain BUY ratings by 16 analysts in current tenure as 1 analyst having overweight ratings, 12 recommend as HOLD. The stock prices target chart showed high target of 65 kept by analysts at WSJ while the average price target was for 48.68 as compared to current price of 49.48.

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American women go on strike to highlight their clout

Women make up 47 percent of the USA civilian labor force. Worldwide events Wednesday include an all-female kick boxing tournament in Toronto, Canada, a 10K fun run in Brisbane, Australia , that will see 10,000 women run through the city's streets, and a literature festival in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, centered on gender equality.

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" "Scotiabank Reiterates "$3.00" Price Target for Northern Oil & Gas, Inc. (NOG)

The company's market capitalization is $174.73 million. To that end, Northern finished 4Q16 with a 2% sequential increase in production at 13.7 thousand barrels of oil equivalent per day (Mboe/d), 3% below our projection of 14.1 Mboe/d. US Bancorp DE raised its stake in shares of Northern Oil & Gas by 275,071.3% in the third quarter. Royal Bank of Canada now owns 138,268 shares of the company's stock valued at $639,000 after buying an additional 95,270 shares during the period.

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Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) Analysts Recommendations and Insider Trading

IBERIABANK Corporation (NASDAQ:IBKC) quarterly performance is 1.02% while its year to date (YTD) performance is -0.48%. Starbucks Corporation has a 52-week low of 50.84 and a 52-week high of 61.64. Investors of record on Thursday, February 9th were given a $0.25 dividend. This represents a $1.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.86%.

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Trump adviser Navarro: US, Germany should discuss trade outside EU

A top adviser to Donald Trump has called for bilateral negotiations with Berlin to reduce the USA trade deficit with Germany, accusing Europe's top economic power of hiding behind its membership of the EU. President Donald Trump's goal is to promote "free, fair and reciprocal trade", Navarro said, adding that right now America's trade with the world is "anything but reciprocal".

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Checking the Overall Picture for Noble Energy, Inc. (NBL)

A number of research analysts recently weighed in on DVN shares. Based on the stock's volatility for the week, which is a statistical measure of the dispersion of returns for a given stock and represents average daily high/low percentage range of 1.91% and month of 2.27%.

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CSX freight train derails, ends up across roadway

Besides the sulfuric acid, it was also carrying sodium hydroxide and corn oil, as well as cardboard and glass. The 77-car train was heading from the Albany area to Georgia when it struck a steel company's forklift that got trapped on the tracks when the crossing gates came down.

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Sophie Grégoire-Trudeau's Facebook post sparks debate

The post included a photo of her and her husband holding hands. Trudeau also reminds viewers that women's rights don't only concern women-they concern men too: "And let's not forget the important role that men have to play to advance gender equality in our society".

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Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Position Increased by Cadence Bank NA

Aberdeen Asset Management PLC UK owned 0.16% of Johnson & Johnson worth $503,495,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. A number of other hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares of the stock. This piece of content was first reported by Community Financial News and is owned by of Community Financial News. If you are reading this news story on another domain, it was copied illegally and reposted in violation of United States & worldwide trademark and copyright laws.

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Crazy Volume Spikes for: Dick's Sporting Goods Inc. (NYSE:DKS)

Several analysts recently commented on the stock. FT reports, The 25 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Dicks Sporting Goods Inc have a median target of 64.00, with a high estimate of 70.00 and a low estimate of 50.00. All of these Earnings estimates are a consensus recommendation of 27 Analysts. (NYSE:DKS) could bring EPS of $0.42/share. For the quarter ending 08/16/2016, The Analyst projected that the company could deliver EPS of 0.69 while the company provided its Actual EPS ...

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BP's Projects With Russia Not Held Back by Sanctions

After declining throughout 2015, crude oil and natural gas prices began to recover in 2016, increasing through much of the year, which drove production increases in the second half of 2016. Russia's position as the world's largest single producer of crude is an interesting one as the domestic economy to date has thus far been dominated by oil and gas, an unhealthy situation for the incentive to develop other key industries.

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(CIEN) Rating Lowered to Neutral at Bank of America Corp

The most expectant earnings per share estimate of the stock is set at $1.85 while the conservative estimates kept at $1.59 over the current year. Some buy side analysts are also providing their Analysis on Ciena Corporation, where 6 analysts have rated the stock as Strong buy, 13 analysts have given a Buy signal, 4 said it's a HOLD, 0 reported it as Underperform and 0 analysts rated the stock as Sell.

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Park Hotels & Resorts Inc

The company's a year ago sales total was 1.34 Billion. Park Hotels & Resorts Inc (NYSE:PK) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a note issued to investors on Wednesday. Shareholders of record on Friday, March 31st will be paid a dividend of $0.43 per share. This represents a $1.10 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 6.55%.

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Education gets 24 per cent in Delhi budget

The lion's share of the allocation has been earmarked for education, at Rs 11,300 crore, about 24 per cent of the total Budget, against Rs 10,690 crore past year. This year's budget is also expected to be focusing on health and education. "Money is being saved because we are working honestly..." "This is not just a tax free-budget".

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Lookout for Price Target? Carnival Corporation (CCL), Palo Alto Networks, Inc. (PANW)

Investors who are keeping close eye on the stock of Carnival Corporation (NYSE:CCL) established that the company was able to keep return on investment at 8.66 in the trailing twelve month while Reuters data showed that industry's average stands at 2.11 and sector's optimum level is 10.72.

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Stifel Released "Hold" Rating on Shake Shack Inc (SHAK)

The analysts, on average, are forecasting a $38.45 price target , but the stock is already up 6.69% from its recent lows. Other analysts also recently issued reports about the company. The firm's revenue was up 43.4% compared to the same quarter a year ago. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $0.08 earnings per share.

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Ivanka Trump's clothing line notches record sales

But as the old adage goes: "Bad publicity is better than no publicity" - with sales skyrocketing, brand rep Klem added: "For several different retailers Ivanka Trump was a top performer online, and in some of the categories it was the [brand's] best performance ever".

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Western Digital Corp (NASDAQ:WDC), ABB Ltd (ADR) (NYSE:ABB)

Finally, Citigroup Inc set a $85.00 price target on Western Digital Corp and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a research note on Wednesday, January 18th. If you are viewing this piece on another domain, it was stolen and republished in violation of United States and global copyright and trademark laws.

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SunTrust Banks Inc. Downgrades Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust (PEI) to Hold

Price Target is basically a projection of future price of a company's stock by the expert analysis of investment analysts or investment firms. They now have a Dollars 16 price target on the stock. In the last Quarter, Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust (NYSE:PEI) reported its Actual EPS of $-0.4/share. Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust (NYSE:PEI) share price jumped at US$15.91 before falling back to end the trade at US$15.57 a share.

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Recent analysts Ratings: Opko Health, Inc. (NASDAQ:OPK)

Finally, Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services restated a buy rating and issued a $19.50 price target (down previously from $20.00) on shares of Opko Health in a research note on Tuesday, January 3rd. The highest analyst price target is $19.50, which implies a rally of -62 percent. The shares were acquired at an average cost of $9.04 per share, with a total value of $180,800.00.

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Report to federal investigators accuses Caterpillar of tax fraud

The lawsuit also names Caterpillar Chief Executive Jim Umpleby, Chairman Douglas Oberhelman and Chief Financial Officer Bradley Halverson as defendants. CSARL was the subject of an April 2014 US Senate investigation indicating the unit's objective was tax avoidance and found Caterpillar avoided paying US$2.4 billion in US taxes.

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HPE Boosts Flash Offerings With $1B Nimble Storage Buy

The rating by the stock financial advisor at Argus was issued on Feb 28, 2017 in a research report to their Investors and Clients. 14-day Williams %R for Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (NYSE: HPE ) moved to around 62.85. This is a boost from Hewlett Packard Enterprise's previous quarterly dividend of $0.06. 02/17/2017 - Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co had its "outperform" rating reiterated by analysts at Oppenheimer.

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Police 'confident' missing Corrie Mckeague at landfill site

McKeague, from Fife, joined the air force in 2013 and was posted to RAF Honington, ten miles north of Bury St Edmunds. The detective heading up the search, Detective Superintendent Katie Elliott, insisted today she would not call the mistaken weight of a bin during the investigation an "oversight".

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Alexis Sanchez bust-up reports 'completely false' - Wenger

There has been plenty of uncertainty over the future of Alexis Sanchez, the Chilean has looked a lifeless figure at times, not helped in part to his attitude according to fans and pundits alike. There is interest in Sanchez from China, with clubs there willing to make him one of the highest paid players in world football. But then the question is immediately about Burnley and it starts already: 'Oh, how can we do this?' The legs feel already very heavy for the next game.

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Frontier Airlines adding 16 new flights to Las Vegas schedule this summer

F9 1970 Depart LAS: 7:20 a.m. F9 1971 Depart FSD: 12:45 p.m. With the Frontier flights, Indianapolis travelers will have three different options for nonstop flights to Las Vegas. The return flight will leave Dulles International Airport at 9:45 p.m., arriving in Las Vegas at 11:56 p.m. Frontier will complete with United Airlines' eight weekly flights on the route.

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Here come ADP private payrolls

January's figure was revised upward to 261,000. This was the strongest monthly increase for at least two years. Growth was widespread in February with businesses of all sizes seeing strong increases, with strong gains for small and medium-sized businesses.

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Saudi oil minister says oil market fundamentals improving

The IEA also released a five-year forecast for the global oil industry that noted that the global oil supply over the next five years would struggle to keep pace with oil demand after 2020. By 2015 that number had risen 68 per cent to 12.7 million barrels of oil and other liquids. The market will watch tomorrow's EIA inventory report at 10:30EST to see whether this week's massive build as reported by the API is confirmed.

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Recent Movements of Stock: Astrazeneca PLC (NYSE:AZN)

Analysts discussing AZN stock have allotted a consensus short term price target of $31.89. AstraZeneca PLC (NYSE:AZN) reported the earnings of $0.61/Share in the last quarter where the estimated EPS by analysts was $0.59/share. Astrazeneca PLC had its " rating reiterated by analysts at Berenberg Bank. The stock is now showing YTD performance of 12.02 Percent. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, February 16th.

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Stocks Buzz Freeport-McMoRan Inc (NYSE:FCX), Statoil ASA(ADR) (NYSE:STO)

J P Morgan Chase & Co began coverage on Freeport-McMoran in a research note on Thursday, February 9th. These price targets are a consensus analysis of 21 brokers. The higher price target estimate is at $20 and the lower price target estimate is expected at $8 according to 14 Analyst. In related news, Director Courtney Mather bought 150,000 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, October 27th.


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