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Oil dips on small USA crude stock drop and weak gasoline demand

The losses were reportedly a reaction to Saudi Arabia's budget deficit narrowing more than expected, which indicates it's coping with tepid oil prices brought about by oversupply; however, presumably investors are also concerned about US gasoline supplies rising by 1 million barrels last week, as well as Libya's production rising above 760,000 barrels per day (bpd), its highest since December 2014, according to the National Oil Corporation.

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Oil pinned near five-month low as global oversupply weighs

Brent crude futures, the worldwide benchmark for oil prices, were at $48.28 per barrel at 0305 GMT (8:35 am in India), down 10 cents, or 0.2 per cent, from their last close. Crude oil prices bounced back on Wednesday as a decline in USA inventories underpinned the market, although a dip in compliance with OPEC efforts to reduce output capped gains.

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Today's Brokerage Rating: Mattel, Inc. (MAT), Juniper Networks, Inc. (JNPR)

The stock's average target of $51 is 7.57% above today's ($47.41) share price. It has outperformed by 34.91% the S&P500. The company had a trading volume of 1,543,979 shares. Splunk Inc (NASDAQ:SPLK) was reduced too. Oakbrook Investments has invested 0.06% of its portfolio in Juniper Networks, Inc. Emerald Acquisition Ltd.

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Unusual Volume Spikes For: New York Community Bancorp Inc. (NYCB)

As a percentage of NYCB's recent stock price of $13.27, this dividend works out to approximately 1.28%, so look for shares of New York Community Bancorp Inc .to trade 1.28% lower - all else being equal - when NYCB shares open for trading on 5/4/17.

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Blueknight Energy Partners LP, LLC (BKEP) Broker Views On Wall Street

It has underperformed by 31.83% the S&P500. After a recent check on the stock, shares have been seen trading $-0.02 away from the 50-day moving average of $7.97 and $0.26 away from the 200-day moving average of $7.69. First Manhattan Co holds 0% or 500 shares in its portfolio. Sandy Spring Fincl Bank has invested 0.01% in Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P. (NYSE: EEP ).

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Dustin Johnson back after Masters withdrawal

The 32-year-old returns to action at this week's Wells Fargo Championship and told the Golf Channel: "I'm good to go". Leading up to the tournament, Johnson was on fire, winning both the WGC Mexico Championship and WGC Dell Match Play and was widely tipped to collect his second major.

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Elon Musk hints at Tesla Model Y crossover by 2020

Barclays analyst Brian Johnson said the drop off in customer deposits, along with the commentary around the Model S, might indicate an Osborne Effect in Model S and Model X orders. More Tesla mobile fix units: Because Tesla has built a new kind of vehicle, it's had to build a new kind of service model-one that includes mobile fix units.

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Puerto Rico requests bankruptcy protection for public debt

Rosello's request of a Title III means is an in-court debt restructuring process akin to USA bankruptcy protection. He said it was the right path for protecting Puerto Ricos residents and the interests of its creditors after a moratorium protecting the Caribbean island from creditor litigation expired on Monday.

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HSBC gets first dividend from USA unit since 2006

That figure beat estimates of $5.3bn in a survey by Bloomberg News. " Global Banking and Markets had a strong quarter, with large adjusted revenue increases in the majority of businesses compared with the same period a year ago", Gulliver said.

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Analyst's Proposition on E*TRADE Financial Corporation (ETFC), Swift Transportation Company (SWFT)

Several research firms have recently weighed in on COF. Shares of Capital One Financial Corp. Royal Bank of Canada reissued a "buy" rating on shares of Capital One Financial Corp.in a research note on Tuesday, April 4th. The stock was sold at an average price of $33.03, for a total transaction of $262,489.41. Insiders own 0.30% of the company shares. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this link .

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Frontier's stock plunges toward 34-year low after dividend cut, disappointing results

Frontier Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: FTR ) shares advanced 4.32% to $1.93 on Tuesday. The stock of Frontier Communications Corp (NASDAQ:FTR) has "Overweight" rating given on Wednesday, August 19 by Stephens. If you are accessing this piece on another site, it was illegally copied and republished in violation of US and global trademark & copyright legislation.

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Yum has a $130 million plan to turnaround Pizza Hut

Yum! said that Taco Bell rang up a same-store sales gain of a whopping 8 percent. On Tuesday, Taco Bell announced that it would be rolling out its Naked Chicken Chips - the brand's take on the chicken nugget - nationally in mid-May.

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Anti-militancy operation in south Kashmir ends, no contact with militants

In at least two villages, Turkawangan and Sugan, clashes were reported between the personnel and civilians. Witnesses said hundreds of residents came out onto the streets in two villages, Sug and Tarkwangan, during the search operations and threw stones at the soldiers.

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In latest airline video, Delta boots family from flight

Brian Schear was traveling with his wife Brittany and two of their young children on a Delta Airlines flight from Hawaii to Los Angeles when they were told they'd be sent to jail if they did not give up their two-year-old son's seat, they claim.

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Tesla, Inc. Posts Record Revenue Ahead of Model 3

However, 841% year-over-year growth in Tesla's smaller energy generation and storage segment, which accounted for about 8% of Tesla's total revenue in the first quarter and notably benefited from Tesla's acquisition of SolarCity in the fourth quarter of 2016, helped drive some growth, too.

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Ex-Dividend Reminder: Alexander's, Synchrony Financial and HCP

Synchrony Financial was covered by a number of analysts recently, 10 rated the stock as Buy, 10 rated Outperform, 5 rated Hold, 0 gave an Underperform and 0 rated sell. BMO Capital Markets maintained it with "Buy" rating and $38 target in Wednesday, April 12 report. The shares were sold at an average price of $36.13, for a total transaction of $292,978.17.

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Fed holds interest rates steady, downplays first quarter economic weakness

Mining, though, added to Thursday's weakness amid an overnight decline in metals prices - highlighted by copper's 3% slide, the biggest one-day drop since July 2015. There was no change to the wording on balance sheet reinvestments, not surprisingly. The Fed stopped buying new bonds in 2014 but has kept its balance sheet high by reinvesting the proceeds of maturing bonds.

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Dozens of Fairfax journalists down pens in protest over job cuts

The group, which has also radio and digital interests, is the main rival in Australia to News Limited, Rupert Murdoch's Australian empire, which is also suffering from falling revenues. Fairfax journalists on Twitter say Australia's oldest publisher is offering voluntary redundancies at its metro publishing business, which includes masthead titles The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age .

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Demand for gold plunges after Trump win

Central banks also bought considerably less gold in the quarter - just 76.3 tons. In Turkey, jewelry demand dropped to a four-year low of 7.7 tons due to high gold prices and the recent referendum process. Slower central bank demand also contributed to the weakness. Demand stood at 1,034.5 tonnes between January and March 2017, its lowest level in 11 years.

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Analysts At Barclays Capital Retained Ferrexpo PLC (LON:FXPO) As Underweight

Akorn Inc had 22 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Thursday, March 23, the company rating was maintained by Liberum Capital. The stock has "Buy/Neutral" rating by Goldman Sachs on Friday, September 4. The stock of Debenhams Plc (LON:DEB) earned "Hold" rating by Numis Securities on Wednesday, January 27.

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Scribes seek better working condition on World Press Freedom

A country without a free and independent press is nothing to brag about, has nothing to teach, and no way to fulfill its potential. Because the circumstances that breed impunity remain, the drop in journalist killings previous year could be a mere pause in what has become a habit of permanently silencing critical reporting and commentary.

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Deadline looms for handing in old £5 notes

The good news is all Bank of England notes remain payable at face value for all time, however, you may be very limited in how you can use them after they are withdrawn. After 5 May, you can still deposit your £5 notes directly into your United Kingdom bank account at any post office. You can ask the shop keeper to give you a new note instead, as they have been told not to give out old ones as change anymore.

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Apple steps up its effort to emphasize its economic impact

Unlike those firms, Apple's announcement was not a hiring promise; the company simply said that it was hoping to promote us manufacturing with its new fund. This is because the United States imposes a huge tax on money earned overseas, if it is brought back into the US. "This doesn't make sense on a broad basis, and so I think the administration, you saw that they're really getting this and want to bring this back and I hope that that comes to pass".

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Puerto Rico's bankruptcy may be biggest ever for US

Congress passed the law a year ago after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that federal bankruptcy law bars Puerto Rico from restructuring the debt of its insolvent public utilities. U.S. territories are barred from filing for a traditional bankruptcy like most USA cities or states. The filing includes only Puerto Rico's central government, which owes some $18 billion in debt backed by the island's constitution.

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ICICI Bank net rises nearly 3 times

Mumbai: Private sector lender ICICI Bank on Wednesday reported a 189 per cent jump in its net profit after tax (PAT) for the quarter ended March 2017 on the back of strong growth in net interest income and drop in provisions. "Addition to NPA was gradually declining; however, it stayed elevated during the quarter due to the cement account", Ms. Kochhar said. Besides, the bank's domestic advances grew by 14 per cent on a YoY basis, while the retail portfolio increased by 19 per cent ...

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Fed Keeps Rates on Hold as Slowdown in Growth Deemed Temporary

Committee members voted unanimously to hold the short-term federal funds rate, a key benchmark for consumer and business lending, to a target between 0.75% and 1%. ANALYST'S TAKE: Chris Weston of IG said in a report that economic indicators for the USA have been underwhelming of late, so that leaves open the risk that the Fed may look to lower expectations of a hike in June.

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World stocks rise on French vote relief and Trump tax-plan talk

Le Pen, visiting the Rungis wholesale market outside Paris on Tuesday, said the French government must promote meat from France. French far-right presidential contender Marine Le Pen has called for more food to be produced and consumed in the country known as the gastronomic center of the Western world.

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United settles with dragged customer

On Thursday, Dao's attorney revealed that they had reached an "amicable settlement " with United. Mr Dao's lead attorney, Thomas Demetrio, praised the airline and its chief executive, Oscar Munoz, for accepting responsibility and not blaming others, including the city of Chicago , whose airport security officers yanked Mr Dao from his seat and dragged him off the United Express plane.

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Performance Check on Shares of Titan International, Inc. (NYSE:TWI)

Mercadolibre Inc (NASDAQ:MELI) has risen 25.66% since September 23, 2016 and is uptrending. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Acadia Realty Trust (NYSE:AKR) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research note published on Friday, March 31st.

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United CEO calls passenger incident an epic mistake

American Airlines said it also would reduce overbooking and planned to reach out to customers before they arrive at the airport if flights are oversold. Terming the airlines "monopolies" due to consolidation within the industry, Democrat Eleanor Holmes Norton, the delegate for Washington, D.C., asked why the airlines' "contract of carriage", their agreement with customers, was so complicated - and couldn't be boiled down to a single page.

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Fed Set to Leave Interest Rates Unchanged

The Fed also is watching whether President Donald Trump can push through Congress his initiatives on tax cuts and federal spending, which Mr. Trump seeks to bolster economic growth. "We view much of the weakness in March as driven by one-off factors and expect inflation to firm on a monthly basis in the very near term", Rod Martin, an economist at Barclays in NY, told Reuters .

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French hopefuls show no common ground pre-debate

National Front candidate Le Pen has said she wanted to replace the European Union single currency with another, looser type of co-operation in the form of the ECU basket of currencies that preceded the euro. Hollande and members of the government have led warnings about the risk of a Le Pen presidency, with around a third of voters set to abstain, according to pollsters' predictions.

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British election: Labour offers Brexit pledge on European Union nationals

Tony Blair, the most successful leader in Labour history who led the party to three successive election wins, sees Theresa May returning as the prime minister after the June 8 election and refuses to endorse party leader Jeremy Corbyn. "But we don't accept that immigration should be the only overarching priority, the only red line". "We are continuing to press her to have those debates, and to have a head-to-head debate".

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New lumber tariff could increase home prices — FAST FACTS

There are concerns that President Trump's new tariff on Canadian lumber imports could jack up the prices of newly built homes. "So when we're the country with the deficits, we have no fear". The rise came in the wake of the news that Washington will impose tariffs on five major Canadian lumber exporters. U.S. lumber companies have accused their Canadian counterparts of receiving government subsidies and dumping lumber into the United States market - much of which goes towards building homes.

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FCC Chairman Ajit Pai announces blue print to reverse net neutrality rules

On Wednesday, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai announced a plan to roll back the FCC's enforcement of net neutrality , the principle that internet service providers should provide equal access to all applications of the internet.


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