• Euro zone yields off lows as US policymakers hike rates again
Euro zone yields off lows as US policymakers hike rates again

The Fed upgraded its forecast for USA economic growth this year and said the labor market would improve. In an accompanying statement the Federal Reserve also reaffirmed its plans for a third rate increase and even stated it intends to start to sterilise its huge quantitative easing programme.

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  • GE's new CEO Flannery to review portfolio with 'no constraint'
GE's new CEO Flannery to review portfolio with 'no constraint'

Mr Immelt has been with the business for 35 years and took over its running from Jack Welch in 2001. A divestment of GE's health unit would follow outgoing CEO Jeff Immelt's efforts to shed the company's financial and media units and bring it back to its industrial core, which include the power , aviation, energy and transportation segments....

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  • Amazon moves into real-world stores with $13.7 billion Whole Foods deal
Amazon moves into real-world stores with $13.7 billion Whole Foods deal

The Bentonville, Ark. -based retailer announced Friday that it had agreed to buy online clothier Bonobos for $310 million, adding to its roster of recently acquired Internet companies, including Jet.com (purchased for $3.3 billion), ModCloth, Moosejaw and ShoeBuy.com.

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  • Fed raises key rate
Fed raises key rate

Shares fell in Asia on Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve raised interest rates, as expect. Yet, treasury yields have hardly budged from where they were when the rate hiking cycle began in December 2015 and are lower than where they were in December a year ago ( see chart ).

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  • Rupee opens lower by 15 paise against dollar
Rupee opens lower by 15 paise against dollar

Despite a rate hike from the Federal Reserve , the U.S. dollar index declined yesterday on account of weaker-than- expected retail sales and CPI data, said the report of HDFC Bank's Treasury Research Team. USD/JPY rallied 0.99% to 110.68, while USD/CHF gained 0.47% to 0.9756. Inflation slowed further than expected, from 2.2% to 1.9% year-on-ye...

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  • Consensus Review & Target Check on Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE:BDN)
Consensus Review & Target Check on Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE:BDN)

With 1.39 million avg volume, 5 days are for Udr Incorporated (NYSE:UDR)'s short sellers to cover UDR's short positions. Digital Realty Trust had a net margin of 15.25% and a return on equity of 9.81%. Dubuque National Bank And Communications reported 852 shares. Blackrock Ltd Liability Com reported 313,973 shares. Highlander Capital Mngmt Llc ...

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  • Close Brothers Group plc (CBG) Given
Close Brothers Group plc (CBG) Given "Hold" Rating at Liberum Capital

It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. 622.74 million shares or 0.48% less from 625.76 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Teacher Retirement System Of Texas has invested 0.1% of its portfolio in Williams Companies Inc (NYSE:WMB). The firm earned "Outperform" rating on Monday, December 14 by Wells Fargo. The stock of Capita PLC (LON:CPI) e...

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  • Qatar goes ahead with $12bn USA fighter jet deal despite Trump's criticism
Qatar goes ahead with $12bn USA fighter jet deal despite Trump's criticism

Col. Roger Cabiness told CNN. The agreement was reached a few weeks after the US President Donald trump has signed a contract with Saudi Arabia for the supply of American weapons nearly 110 billion. While the two sides are far apart at the moment, there are positive signs they're willing to reach a conclusion and want Kuwait to continue t...

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  • Gunman who shot Republican congressman had history of railing against GOP
Gunman who shot Republican congressman had history of railing against GOP

Louis. According to recent reports , a foster daughter of the man who opened fire on Republicans lawmakers while they practiced for the annual Congressional Baseball Game committed suicide in 1996 by setting herself on fire. Scalise, as the third-ranking member of the U.S. House of Representatives, had a capitol police detail with him at the...

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  • Trump Acknowledges He's Being Investigated In Firing Of Comey
Trump Acknowledges He's Being Investigated In Firing Of Comey

In a tweet, the President also accused the U.S deputy attorney general of pursuing a " witch hunt ". Officials familiar with the matter describe friction on the Justice Department's fourth and fifth floors, home to the suite of offices belonging to the deputy attorney general and the attorney general, respectively, in part because of Rosenstein'...

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  • QUANTRES ASSET MANAGEMENT Ltd Invests $564000 in Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (HST)
QUANTRES ASSET MANAGEMENT Ltd Invests $564000 in Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (HST)

Host Hotels & Resorts comprises about 2.1% of Evanston Investments Inc. dba Evanston Advisors' portfolio, making the stock its 16th largest position. BlackRock Inc. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, June 28th. This represents a $0.80 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.27%. 10/25/2016 - Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc.

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  • ON Semiconductor Corporation (ON) Short Interest Update
ON Semiconductor Corporation (ON) Short Interest Update

Its up 15.85% from 15.34 million shares, reported previously. In recent action, Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (CY ) has made a move of +4.53% over the past month, which has come on Strong relative transaction volume. acquired a new position in shares of ON Semiconductor Corporation during the fourth quarter worth about $318,000. Finally, H...

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  • Slot Machine Said She Won $43 Million, Casino Offered $2.25, Steak
Slot Machine Said She Won $43 Million, Casino Offered $2.25, Steak

She excitedly snapped a selfie with the screen, believing her life was forever changed. However, the Resorts World Casino told her when she went to collect that it was a mistake and instead offered her a complimentary steak dinner valued at $2.25.

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  • Amazon to buy upmarket grocer Whole Foods for $13.7 billion
Amazon to buy upmarket grocer Whole Foods for $13.7 billion

Small-company stocks fell more than the rest of the market. The building's footprint will be 855,000 square feet, but with three stories, the building will have a total of 2.4 million square feet inside. Amazon , with its launch of AWS in 2006 and its AmazonFresh grocery delivery service a year later, has entered businesses to be a "category kill...

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  • Target Corporation (TGT) Shares Sold by Ray Gerald L & Associates Ltd.
Target Corporation (TGT) Shares Sold by Ray Gerald L & Associates Ltd.

As of the end of the quarter Piedmont Investment Advisors LLC had sold 14,790 shares trimming its position 7.5%. But lately the stock price has been stabilizing and on Wednesday the dividend got a boost for a good reason: The retailer announced a 3.3% dividend hike.

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  • GOP, Dem governors call for changes in House health bill
GOP, Dem governors call for changes in House health bill

GOP senators working to repeal Obamacare will likely keep some of the same taxes in the law they've slammed in the past in so they can delay drastic funding cuts to Medicaid that would affect the poor and disabled, sources told Reuters .

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  • Sally Beauty Holdings, Inc
Sally Beauty Holdings, Inc

Oppenheimer maintained Sally Beauty Holdings, Inc. Capstone Asset Management Co. increased its position in Sally Beauty Holdings by 0.4% in the first quarter. SBH's value Change from Open was at 1.09% with a Gap of -0.72%. A number of brokerages have commented on SBH. The rating was upgraded by Goldman Sachs on Wednesday, November 18 to "Buy".

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  • Fed raises key rate, unveils plan to reduce bond holdings
Fed raises key rate, unveils plan to reduce bond holdings

For savers? Rates should creep up, at least for the highest-yielding CDs and saving accounts, though on average they'll still pay a pittance. The pound rose after the BOE kept its key rate unchanged at 0.25 percent as expected but it emerged that as many as three policy committee members had voted to raise interest rates .

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  • Walmart to acquire online men's clothing retailer Bonobos
Walmart to acquire online men's clothing retailer Bonobos

Walmart's decision to buy Bonobos may have been motivated by a desire to attract new customers in niche areas where the retail giant is not as strong, MSN reports. Bonobos Chief Executive and founder Andy Dunn will report to Marc Lore, the CEO of Wal-Mart's USA online operations. Bonobos was founded by Stanford graduates Brian Spaly and Andy D...

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  • UK's May pledges $6.4 million for fire survivors
UK's May pledges $6.4 million for fire survivors

Any move away from the shelter in place tactic would put lives at risk, said Simon Lay, a fire safety expert and fellow at the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat. The Guardian reported Friday that cladding used on the high-rise structure was made of the cheaper, more flammable material of two types offered by the manufacturer.

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