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Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) Earnings Preview: Should Traders Be Nervous?

Average Revenue Estimate of the company for the current Fiscal Quarter is $3.57 Billion, according to consensus of 1 analysts. These price targets are a consensus analysis of 29 brokers. For the quarter ending 11/03/2016, The Analyst projected that the company could deliver EPS of -0.03 while the company provided its Actual EPS of 0.09 showing a difference of 0.12 Percent between the Estimated and Actual EPS.

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NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA) Stake Boosted by Advantus Capital Management Inc

Old Mutual Global Investors UK Ltd. increased its stake in shares of NVIDIA Corporation by 32.9% in the second quarter. Washington Trust Bank now owns 6,753 shares of the computer hardware maker's stock valued at $463,000 after buying an additional 54 shares in the last quarter.

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Barcelona fans celebrate incredible Champions League comeback

A curled free kick from Neymar in the 88th minute gave them hope and the Brazilian converted a penalty before substitute Roberto slid in to knock the ball beyond Kevin Trapp from a chipped free kick and send Barca through. "When we analyse it, it is true that we have missed a major opportunity", said the Spaniard. "Then in the last two minutes we lost everything we had recovered in the second-half".

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USA shale plots production growth despite OPEC's warning

This comes as Exxon Mobil makes a big investment in the coming US oil boom as it plans to invest $20 billion in the Gulf Coast creating 35,000 construction jobs and 12,000 permanent jobs as it seeks to position itself as the USA becomes a major oil and gas exporter.

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Man picked to fix AIG will step down after massive loss

Activist investors Carl Icahn and John Paulson, who secured seats on the board past year, have also piled pressure on AIG's executives. Peter Hancock , the chief executive of insurance giant AIG , announced on Thursday (9 March) that he will step down after failing to receive support from shareholders.

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Electronics store RadioShack files for bankruptcy again

The companies had teamed up in 2015 after the troubled electronics retailer was emerging from a bankruptcy reorganization. The Fort Worth, Texas, company has already started closing roughly 200 stores and said it is "evaluating options" on its remaining 1,300 retail outlets.

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Surprise Boost in Stockpiles Knocks Down Oil Prices

While OPEC is leading an effort by global producers to clear a glut this year by reducing output, the organization is getting ready to meet rising demand in coming years. Libya's oil output is also edging higher and is close to 0.70 million bpd. Turmoil in Libya, which was exempt from OPEC's cut deal, underpinned prices.

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Aviva to return capital to shareholders as profits rise 12%

Shares in Aviva (LON:AV) have spiked more than six percent in London this morning, after the blue-chip insurer unveiled plans to return capital to shareholders, having strengthened its balance sheet. Offering both life and general insurance such as motor and home cover, Aviva is less exposed than more specialised motor insurers Admiral and Direct Line to a government change to the calculation of lump sum payments in personal injury claims.

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US Mortgage Applications Rise 3.3%, Adjustable-Rate Loans Gain Traction

On an unadjusted basis, the Index increased 16 percent compared with the previous week. "We also saw an increase in applications for adjustable-rate mortgage loans, as the ARM share reached its highest level since 2014", Kan continued. US mortgage application activity increased to its highest level in about 2-1/2 months even as 30-year home borrowing costs rose in the latest week, Mortgage Bankers Association data released on Wednesday showed.

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Euro jumps above $1.06 after Draghi signals no further rate cuts

The bank said these key interest rates will remain at present or lower levels for an extended period of time. These are just the headlines because the story is still unfolding as of this writing. It has already reached that goal with inflation of 2.0 percent in February. President of the European Central Bank (ECB) and chairman of the European systemic risk Board, Mario Draghi speaks as he attends a hearing of the European Parliament Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs at the European ...

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WhatsApp Is Testing Chat Tools For Business

According to Reuters , WhatsApp has been surveying users to see how they feel about businesses contacting them and for what reasons this would be acceptable. Y Combinator president Sam Altman said in an e-mail he was not aware of the WhatsApp test but added: "We do generally see a lot of companies wanting to test their products with YC cos".

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Performance of Energy Transfer Equity, LP (ETE) Compared to Index

The growth estimate for the next five years is 47.13 percent (per annum). Energy Transfer Equity, L.P. provides diversified energy-related services in the Unites States. (NYSE:ETE). Relative price strength is a important factor used by wealth management firms while investing in stocks because the indicator compares the stock performance with the overall market.

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Checking the Overall Picture for Eli Lilly and Company (LLY)

Its shares gained 12.4%, while the industry registered an increase of 6.2%. The insider owns 341,806 shares as of less than 0.1%, now worth $28281028.44. The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, March 10th. Investors of record on Wednesday, February 15th will be given a dividend of $0.52 per share.

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ECB Leaves Rates Unchanged, Repeats Accommodative Stance

ECB President Mario Draghi will hold a news conference at 2:30 p.m. Frankfurt time, or 8:30 a.m. But almost a decade after the 19-country currency bloc's economic woes began, it is looking in better shape. Economists in a Reuters poll said the ECB's next move will be either a tweak of its guidance in the second half of this year or a gradual reduction in its asset-buying next year.

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'Snappy' New IKEA Furniture Could Save Your Marriage

Instead of drilling the pieces together, homeowners can easily click the parts in place, thanks to small ribbed protrusions which easily slot into pre-drilled holes. The wedge dowel can be taken apart and reassembled many times without loss of structural integrity. "People move a lot more now", Brodin told Dezeen .

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Dollar index hits five-day high after strong U.S. private-sector jobs data

The likelihood the Fed will raise rates has not spooked investors, unlike the "taper tantrum" of 2013, because they perceive the economy is strong enough to withstand a rate hike and they see the need for a more normalized monetary policy. Investors cannot take major decisions till the United States jobs data is out, since the jobs and inflation data can be key reasons to raise or hold the interest rates.

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Analysts Opinions on: Whiting Petroleum Corp. (NYSE:WLL)

Several sell side analysts reviewed their recommendations on Whiting Petroleum Corp. Institutional Investors own 81.66% of Whiting Petroleum Corporation shares. Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management LLC raised its position in shares of Whiting Petroleum Corp by 18.6% in the fourth quarter. Whiting Petroleum Corp (NYSE:WLL) has earned a consensus rating of "Hold" from the thirty-two research firms that are presently covering the company.

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Hawaii sues Trump over new travel ban

The judge in Hawaii federal court said that the state could add to its initial lawsuit, which had challenged Trump's original ban signed in January. Hawaii first filed its lawsuit February 3 - a week after Trump issued the original travel ban, which suspended the US refugee program for 120 days, banned Syrian refugees indefinitely and barred citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States for 90 days.

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Wells Fargo & Company Downgrades LGI Homes, Inc. (LGIH) to Market Perform

Can now owns 22,911 shares of the company's stock worth $844,000 after buying an additional 20,798 shares during the period. LGI Homes Inc was Downgraded by Wells Fargo to Market Perform on Jan 6, 2017. Sells 4,000 Shares of LGI Homes, Inc". In other LGI Homes news, insider Eric Thomas Lipar sold 10,000 shares of the company's stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, January 19th.

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Children's Place Soars To High On Strong Earnings, Dividend Doubled

Analysts, on average, were modeling slightly higher revenue of $522.2 million, but with significantly lower adjusted net income of $1.59 per share. For the last period, the company reported quarter over quarter EPS growth of 25.90% and quarter over quarter sales growth of 3.90%.

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Former Chancellor George Osborne is earning £13500 A DAY working for BlackRock

Mr Osborne is paid £13,500 a day to act as a consultant to the BlackRock Investment Institute, the U.S. group's research arm, where he started working in February. Bloomberg paid £4,086.65 to fly Osborne and his wife out to Paris for a dinner last October, while Rose spent £4,753.62 to get Osborne to a festival in the well-heeled Colorado ski resort town Aspen.

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Impact of Brokerage Rating on TG Therapeutics, Inc. (TGTX)

Many research firms have provided their ratings on TG Therapeutics, Inc. FBR Capital Initiates Coverage on the company's stock to Outperform on 12/01/15 by setting a price target of $29. According to their observations and findings, the stock could provide a high EPS of $-0.28/share and a Low EPS of $-0.37/share. In the last trading session, The Company traded 33.75 Million shares.

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Analyst Upside Underscores Impressive Growth for Hersha Hospitality Trust (NYSE:HT)

A number of large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in HT. All of the hotels in the Company's portfolio are asset-managed by Ashford Hospitality Advisors LLC. The business's quarterly revenue was down 3.2% compared to the same quarter previous year. Looking forward, the company is expected to report earnings of $0.03 per share for the current quarter.

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Morrisons Turnaround Continues As Retailer Posts 1.2% Turnover Increase

Turnover was up 1.2 per cent to £16.3bn, from £16.1bn the year before. It's a sign that the turnaround plan led by chief executive David Potts is working out. Morrisons closed eight stores and opened one new store during the year as part of the group's overhaul. Mr Potts said: "Our turnaround has just started, and we have more plans and important work ahead".

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The Credit Suisse Group Downgrades First Solar, Inc. (FSLR) to Underperform

The corporation has a market cap of US$3.48 Billion. According to Financial Times, The 13 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Big Lots, Inc. First Solar had a return on equity of 9.58% and a net margin of 14.72%. Guggenheim set a $45.00 price target on shares of First Solar and gave the company a buy rating in a research note on Saturday, November 19th.

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Rio Tinto chairman Jan du Plessis to step down

We have a robust balance sheet and a strong management team, led by an impressive chief executive in J-S Jacques.' BT Group plc announced today that Mr du Plessis will join their board as a non-executive director on 1 June 2017 and become chairman of BT with effect from 1 November 2017.

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The Kroger Co (KR) Position Decreased by Guggenheim Capital LLC

The higher estimate for the short term price target is at $44 while the lower estimate is at $30. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, twelve have issued a hold rating and twelve have given a buy rating to the stock. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 238,660 shares in the company, valued at approximately $8,197,971. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website .

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It's (almost) official: The Fed is raising rates next week

Two weeks ago we thought the Fed would be wary of triggering a market tantrum if it hiked twice within three months. So the only major economic data that could deter FOMC members from raising rates is the February jobs report, which will be released on March 10.

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Obamacare Repeal Bill Goes After Lottery Winners

The committee is scheduled to vote on five sections of what will become the American Health Care Act. Henry said it is vital that "the final replacement plan sustains coverage gains for vulnerable populations and allows N.C. Gov. Bruce Rauner and Mayor Rahm Emanuel don't agree on much lately, but they do seem to agree that the AHCA is trouble for IL. HRC sent a letter opposing the American Health Care Act (AHCA) to the Congressman Greg Walden (R-OR), the Chairman of the House Committee ...

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Samsung to Shift Some Production of Home Appliances to US

He declined to further elaborate, saying the company will make an official announcement if it makes a final decision. Citing a source familiar with the matter, the news report said Samsung has begun negotiations with the states of Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina, Ohio, and SC, adding that Blythewood in SC is the strongest contender among five candidate locations.

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Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. (BRCD) Short Interest Up 25.3% in February

Based on an average daily trading volume, of 5,629,345 shares, the short-interest ratio is now 5.5 days. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS boosted its stake in Brocade Communications Systems by 1,653.9% in the fourth quarter.

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Budget 2017 Reality Check: Do National Insurance changes break pledge?

The chancellor pointed to the rising ageing population in the United Kingdom, with half a million more people now aged over 75 than there were in 2010 and expectations there will be further 2.0 million more people over 75 in ten years time.

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Paypal Holdings' (PYPL) Outperform Rating Reiterated at Robert W. Baird

BlackRock Investment Management LLC increased its position in Paypal Holdings by 2.7% in the second quarter. Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management Company LTD boosted its position in shares of PayPal Holdings by 130.9% in the third quarter. Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT), stock is trading $45.84 above the 52-week high and has displayed a high EPS growth of 0.00% in last 5 years. During the same period past year, the firm posted $0.31 earnings per share.

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Uber to stop use of 'greyball' on regulators

Uber's Chief Security Officer Joe Sullivan posted an update about the company's use of "Greyball" on Wednesday, providing some details about use of the software tool, which was revealed in a New York Time report last week. To stop them using the service and building up evidence which could be used to support the case for banning Uber in the area or completing suspected sting operations, when a ride was hailed by a "Greyball" account, the company served up a fake version of the app complete ...

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The Impax Laboratories, Inc

Moreover, short-term Albenza supply interruption has impacted results at the Specialty segment. The companies did not disclose how much each invested and a spokesman for iflix declined to comment on that. The company now has a Return on Equity (ROE) of -51.40% and a Return on Investment (ROI) of -29.60%. According to their predictions High & Low revenue estimates are 232.8 Million and 179.8 Million respectively.


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