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Analyst Consensus Recommendations on Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM)

Us Bancshares De holds 16,350 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Credit Agricole S A, France-based fund reported 60,615 shares. Asset Mngmt One reported 312,273 shares. If the published price targets set by Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust analysts have any power to influence the stock's share price, the highest price target set for PEI is $13.

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'We lost everything': Rockport, Texas suffers major hurricane damage

One person was killed in Aransas County when in a fire at home during the storm, county Judge C.H. In Rockport, an estimated 5,000 residents had stayed put for the storm that made landfall at around 11pm ET on Friday (4am BST on Saturday) between Port Aransas and Port O'Connor, Aransas County Sheriff Bill Mills was quoted as saying by CNN .

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Fed chairwoman defends tougher financial regulation

On July 11, Politico reported that National Economic Council Director Gary Cohn, and former Goldman Sachs GS President, is Trump's top candidate to succeed Yellen. They had been hoping she might give a signal on when the Fed next plans to raise interest rates or on when it plans to start unwinding its $1tn worth of asset purchases - Quantitative Easing in the jargon - carried out since the crisis.

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Investors Purchase High Volume of Call Options on Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC)

The stock of Marathon Petroleum Corp (NYSE: MPC ) has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, July 27 by RBC Capital Markets. On July 12 analysts at Stephens & Co. Investors sentiment increased to 1.09 in 2016 Q4. Its down 0.01, from 1.09 in 2016Q3. It fall, as 2 investors sold Pro-Dex Inc shares while 3 reduced holdings.

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Ford China Nabs A New Chairman & CEO From Key Safety Systems

Ford said this week it is exploring setting up a joint venture with Chinese firm Anhui Zotye Automobile Co.to build electric vehicles in China under a new brand, after the company reported a 7 percent drop in China sales last month. Its Lincoln luxury unit also recently said it would start producing luxury SUVs in the country by 2019, while Ford is also moving some production of its Focus small auto to China.

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Durable Goods Orders Fell 6.8%, Largely Because of Boeing

Seasonally-adjusted, durable goods orders (ex transportation) rose to $154.8 billion in July. Overall, American industry continues to look mostly solid. That also indicates that economic growth has the potential to broaden out beyond household spending. Economists are upbeat about the outlook for business investment, despite uncertainty over the prospects for tax relief for manufacturers in Washington.

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Amtrak announces end date for 'summer of hell' at Penn Station

Amtrak officials have said throughout the summer that the project is running ahead of schedule . Regular train service is expected to return on September 5 to New York's Pennsylvania Station, Amtrak said on Thursday, after emergency track replacements upended schedules across the region and lengthened daily trips into Manhattan from its suburbs.

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Hurricane Harvey knocks down trees, power poles in Texas

Harvey is the first major hurricane to hit Texas since Ike in September 2008 brought winds of 110 miles per hour to the Galveston and Houston areas and left $22 billion in damage. The NHC warned of the "complete destruction of mobile homes", of many buildings "washing away", and some areas being left "uninhabitable for weeks or months".

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ITV plc 97.4% Potential Upside Indicated by Liberum Capital

In a report issued on Friday morning, Numis kept their Buy rating on shares of HTG. Berenberg's target would suggest a potential upside of 47.78% from the company's previous stock close. Finally, Credit Suisse Group restated a "neutral" rating and issued a GBX 74 ($0.96) price target on shares of Foxtons Group PLC in a research note on Thursday, July 27th.

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USA stocks up, dollar down as Yellen mum on interest rates

The dollar dropped on Friday after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen made no reference to USA monetary policy in her speech at the annual central bank research conference in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen defended the sweeping financial regulations enacted in the wake of the financial crisis that began a decade ago, while keeping the door open to modest changes to the postcrisis rules.

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Oil up as United States rigs and refineries brace for hurricane

The dollar fell after Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen offered few clues on the path for USA monetary policy in a speech Friday. Texas is home to 5.6 million barrels per day of refining capacity, and Louisiana has 3.3 million barrels.

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Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. Shares See a Change of 1.37% This Week

It has underperformed by 10.93% the S&P500. Reilly Financial Advisors LLC now owns 1,367 shares of the pharmacy operator's stock worth $107,000 after buying an additional 100 shares during the period. Its sales stood at 10.20% a year on average in the period of last five years. The scale runs from 1 to 5 with 1 recommending Strong Buy and 5 recommending a Strong Sell.

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Fed Chair Yellen Rejects Trump Bank Deregulation

Janet Yellen stepped up the Federal Reserve's defence of regulatory reforms pushed through after the great financial crisis, in the face of claims from some Republican politicians that the regime is stifling the economy . The divergence in economic performance between Europe and the United Kingdom can be attributed to much of the depreciation in Sterling, which has now seen the currency fall by nearly 8% on the Euro this year alone.

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Fed Chair Yellen Defends Regulations After Financial Crisis

Yellen's comments at the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City's prestigious policy conference in Jackson Hole, Wyo., could hurt her chances of being renominated to lead central bank. "As a patriotic American, I am reluctant to leave my post as director of the National Economic Council because I feel a duty to fulfill my commitment to work on behalf of the American people", Cohn told the Financial Times.

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Marvell Technology Group Ltd. (MRVL) - Jefferies Maintains Rating And Raises Price Target

Marvell Technology Group Ltd. (MRVL ) maintained activity of 6.95 million shares that trade hands on average basis while its relative volume is 0.98. It has outperformed by 47.84% the S&P500. In the last earnings report the EPS was $0.30 and is projected to be $1.10 for the current year with 502,600,000 shares now outstanding. They may be looking to spot those shares that haven't been doing a whole lot and are being generally overlooked by the investing world.

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CVS Caremark Corp (NYSE:CVS): Institutional Investor Sentiment Down to 0.74

The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with "Hold" on Wednesday, June 21. Citigroup maintained the shares of CVS in report on Monday, May 9 with "Neutral" rating. Following the completion of the sale, the executive vice president now owns 59,301 shares of the company's stock, valued at $4,744,080. Robert W. Baird initiated CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) on Friday, January 22 with "Outperform" rating.

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United States oil inventories down by 3.3 mln bbls

Oil prices found extra support from news that Libya's Sharara oilfield, the country's largest, shut on Tuesday. "This is a reaction to the overreaction yesterday", Steve Sawyer, an analyst at consultancy Facts Global Energy, said of the market shift Friday morning.

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Fed Chief Yellen Warns Against Dismantling Bank Regulations

But Yellen argues that the bulk of Dodd-Frank has helped create a safer, stronger economy that's seen banks reach record profits, the stock market hit new highs and unemployment fall below the Fed's ideal threshold. But she did not address whether the Fed would stick with its plan to enact a third interest rate hike in 2017, something increasingly in doubt. US stocks rose and the dollar fell, while Treasury yields dipped slightly.

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BC government to eliminate tolls on two Vancouver-area bridges

Polak said when the Port Mann bridge project was launched, a "significant aspect" of it was the agreement around tolling, which allowed for projections to be made for when the debt would be payed down. This is why Weaver has described the elimination of tolls on the two bridges as a "reckless policy". "But the NDP in this announcement appear to be showing that they're willing to address that without thinking long-term what it means financially for the province", Polak told the Times .

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The Biggest Loser: Ulta Beauty Slumps 9.1%

It has outperformed by 0.38% the S&P500. Finally, Loop Capital lowered their price target on Ulta Beauty from $350.00 to $300.00 and set a "buy" rating on the stock in a report on Friday. Sold All: 45 Reduced: 187 Increased: 177 New Position: 70. Westwood Management Corp Il holds 6.66% of its portfolio in Ulta Beauty Inc for 136,075 shares.

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US Seeks Jail Time for Volkswagen Engineer in Diesel Emission Scandal

Liang, a 63 year-old man who weighs 120 pounds, to threats to his physical safety, or the extortion demands he may face in a low-security prison", Nixon wrote in a court filing. Volkswagen has admitted that the cars were sold with illegal software programmed to turn on emissions controls during government lab tests and turn them off while on the road.

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Mover of Yesterday: Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (CMG)

Analysts‟ target price forecasts are a prediction of a stock‟s future price, generally over the 12 months following the release date (Asquith et al., 2005). The institutional investor held 109,703 shares of the package goods and cosmetics company at the end of 2016Q4, valued at $4.47 million, up from 97,951 at the end of the previous reported quarter.

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Will Yellen Present a New Fed View at Jackson Hole?

However, ECB policymakers have also expressed disquiet over the strength of the euro , which has been boosted by the prospect of monetary tightening, albeit gradual in pace , as well as a strong economy. The dollar index rose by about 0.5% to 93.55 points, while the euro lost 0.52% against the dollar, reaching a rate of 1. The trade-weighted index fell to 75.86 from 76.04 on Thursday.

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Coal, Nuclear Power Would Benefit From Energy Department's Power Grid Study

But it differs from conclusions presented in an earlier draft, which had said big increases in renewable power generation remained possible without undermining grid reliability. "This is a much-needed, pragmatic look at USA electricity reliability and resilience, including the priority of maintaining critical clean baseload power as electricity markets change", said Rich Powell, director of ClearPath, which advocates for nuclear and hydropower.

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The Estee Lauder Companies Inc. (EL) EPS Growth Rates Help Investors

Moreover, Gemmer Asset Mngmt Limited Liability Company has 0.01% invested in Estee Lauder Companies Inc (NYSE:EL) for 175 shares. (The) in a research note on Thursday, April 27th. The most recent open market insider trade was Sell of 42,032 shares on a day where the closing price was 105.41. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link .

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Hormel Foods Corporation (HRL) held by 74 SEC 13F Filers

Hormel Foods Corporation is engaged in the production of a range of meat and food products. About 101,713 shares traded. It has underperformed by 18.23% the S&P500. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department owns 84,060 shares or 0.02% of their U.S. portfolio. About 3.79 million shares traded. The shares were sold at an average price of $34.81, for a total value of $45,253.00.

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Tesla Electric Semi Truck Will Reportedly Offer 200-300 Miles Per Charge

A prototype like the one that Tesla plans to launch soon is great to move from warehouses to retail establishments or from ports to close cities. On the heels of the recent production of the Long Range Model 3 sedan, the California-based electric vehicle company is set to debut in September its first electric truck aimed at the commercial freight industry.

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Analyst Research Roundup: Lowe's Companies, Inc. (LOW), GlaxoSmithKline plc (GSK)

Matarin Cap Mngmt Ltd Company has invested 0% of its portfolio in Lowe's Companies, Inc . A number of analysts have recently issued reports on the stock. Piper Jaffray downgraded the stock to "Neutral" rating in Monday, October 31 report. The firm has "Hold" rating by Topeka Capital Markets given on Tuesday, May 24.

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SoftBank invests $3 billion in shared-office startup WeWork

WeWork - which offers warehouse-style shared workspace to smaller companies, primarily tech startups - expected to use the massive investment by SoftBank to expand its global presence. To sum it up more simply - WeWork is essentially a real estate play that buys buildings that tech companies and startups can utilize for office space, particularly in locations outside of their original base, for example, some of the company's biggest customers include Amazon.com Inc., Microsoft Corp., ...

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United Kingdom semi-autonomous lorry trials in 2018

The lorries will be driving close together in a formation known as truck platooning which means that the front vehicle reduces drag, making the other vehicles more efficient and lowering their emissions. The rear two vehicles will retain manual steering but their braking and acceleration will mirror the lead vehicle.The tests will decide details such as the necessary distance between vehicles and which roads the lorries are safe to drive on.

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Renewed Qantas takes off as rewards flow

The Australian airline wants a Boeing 777X or Airbus A350 that can undertake the epic routes from the eastern cities of Sydney , Melbourne and Brisbane by 2022. The Dreamliner aircraft being deployed on that route will have fewer seats than usual. Qantas said it was also planning to benefit from initiatives like adding more seats to aircraft at its budget arm Jetstar, improving aircraft turnaround times and introducing more modern planes like the 787-9.

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SF Speaks Out: 12 Counterprotests Planned This Weekend

Patriot Prayer organizer Joey Gibson knew the permit was coming, he indicated in a Facebook post, and was happy with the plans for security at the "Freedom Rally" planned for Saturday. As for Saturday's rally, Tuffington said, "I'm probably going to stay away". Gibson said he launched Patriot Prayer after several Trump supporters were beaten at a Trump campaign stop in San Jose, California previous year.

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United States private sector growth hits 27-month high in August, manufacturing lags

This beat the consensus forecast in a Reuters poll of economists, who had expected a stable reading. This was above expectations of 56.3 and the strongest reading for two months with the index very close to 6-year highs. Combined with a gradual increase in price pressures, the data is likely to endorse expectations that the European Central Bank will move forward later this year with making plans to scale back its multi-billion euro monthly asset purchases.

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Court bars live coverage of Samsung heir's trial

The Seoul Central District Court handed down the verdict, saying Lee is believed to have been involved in the provision of 7.2 billion won ($6 million) in bribes for the equestrian training of the daughter of Park's longtime friend and confidante Choi Soon-sil, reports Yonhap News Agency.

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Christopher Columbus statue smashed in Baltimore

The video appeared on a YouTube channel called Popular Resistance . Tim Young pointed out Tuesday on " No Things Considered " that the people who vandalized a Christopher Columbus monument in Baltimore, Md., never realized during the ordeal they wouldn't be in the country without the explorer.


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