• Royal Bank of Scotland picks Amsterdam as post Brexit EU trading hub
Royal Bank of Scotland picks Amsterdam as post Brexit EU trading hub

RBS has spent years slashing its trading desks to refocus on its British retail business. "It all comes down to focus". The bank said restructuring costs continued to rise in the first six months of 2017, as it pursues a multiyear turnaround to shed businesses and refocus on the United Kingdom.

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  • Canada adds 10900 jobs in July; full-time jobs rose by 35100
Canada adds 10900 jobs in July; full-time jobs rose by 35100

It's still the case that jobs are being created. But that was offset by an even bigger drop of 2,100 in the labour force as fewer people look for work. Alberta lost 14,000 jobs, Newfoundland and Labrador shed 5,300 positions and Prince Edward Island dropped by 1,000. A separate trade report showed a pullback in June for exports, down 4.3 per cent...

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  • Nissan assembly plant workers to decide whether to unionize in Mississippi
Nissan assembly plant workers to decide whether to unionize in Mississippi

A spokesman for Nissan Motor Co. said late Friday that the union lost a vote by 3,700 eligible workers. Anti-union workers on their part, highlighted the UAW's contributions to local civil rights and religious groups, and accused the union of trying to buy support in the African-American community.

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  • Applied Materials (AMAT) Getting Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Report Finds
Applied Materials (AMAT) Getting Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Report Finds

Applied Materials, Inc. closed its last trading session at $44.1 with the loss of -3.11%. Capital Management Corp VA increased its stake in shares of Applied Materials by 1.8% in the first quarter. Riverhead Lc reported 0.95% in Applied Materials, Inc. Inc.is a provider of Internet mailing and shipping solutions in the United States. The healthca...

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  • Proficio Capital Partners LLC Has $117000 Position in NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA)
Proficio Capital Partners LLC Has $117000 Position in NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA)

Copart, Inc. Proficio Capital Partners LLC boosted its stake in NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ: NVDA ) by 186.1% during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Investors may also view volume levels when the stock price is nearing significant support or resistance levels, in order t...

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  • Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK) Shares Bought by Citizens & Northern Corp
Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK) Shares Bought by Citizens & Northern Corp

Advantage Investment Management LLC boosted its position in shares of Duke Energy Corporation by 37.4% in the first quarter. Pegasus Partners Ltd. now owns 23,034 shares of the utilities provider's stock valued at $1,889,000 after buying an additional 110 shares in the last quarter.

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  • West Nile virus confirmed in Sarnia, Petrolia
West Nile virus confirmed in Sarnia, Petrolia

Last year, there were 2 human cases of West Nile Virus in Ottawa and 55 province-wide. As of August 2, there have been 4 human cases in Ontario this year. One of Saskatchewan's top doctors is warning people who plan to spend the upcoming long weekend outdoors to protect themselves from mosquito bites to prevent potential West Nile virus infection...

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  • Pound Gains as BOE Says Rates May Rise More Than Markets Expect
Pound Gains as BOE Says Rates May Rise More Than Markets Expect

The Bank's Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) cut interest rates from 0.5 per cent to 0.25 per cent a year ago. The Bank of England (BOE ) threw cold water on the red-hot Sterling on Thursday. Fabrice Montagne, chief United Kingdom and senior European economist at Barclays, said: "We expect the Bank of England to downgrade its forecast in order...

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  • How major US stock market indexes fared on Thursday
How major US stock market indexes fared on Thursday

Latest data from Thomson Reuters showed that the S&P 500 companies' blended earnings in the second quarter of 2017 are expected to rise 11.4 percent year on year, while the revenues are forecast to increase 4.9 percent. The Nasdaq Composite added 0.03 percent to 6,342.21. The euro edged up to $1.1828 from $1.1801. Investors also dealt wit...

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  • Saskatchewan's economy sheds 400 jobs in July
Saskatchewan's economy sheds 400 jobs in July

The unemployment rate fell to 6.3 percent from 6.5 percent as the participation rate edged down. Among goods-producing industries, the manufacturing sector created 13,700 new jobs, while natural resources, including the oil and gas sector, saw hiring increase by 8,000.

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  • Cenovus Energy Inc (CVE) Raised to
Cenovus Energy Inc (CVE) Raised to "Sell" at BidaskClub

Zacks Investment Research downgraded Cenovus Energy from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Wednesday, July 26th. Credit Suisse Group reiterated an "outperform" rating on shares of Cenovus Energy in a research report on Friday, May 26th.

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  • Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (NYSE:HST) Holding Above Moving Averages
Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (NYSE:HST) Holding Above Moving Averages

Other hedge funds also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. (NYSE:PK) plunged -2.33% with the closing price of $26.01. BlackRock Inc. (NYSE:MD) has been 0.97 million shares per day over the past 30 days. The stock decreased 1.02% or $0.12 on August 3, reaching $11.67. Host Hotels & Resorts's dividend payout ratio is now 100.00%...

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  • Trading Spotlight on Talktalk Telecom Group PLC (TALK.L) Shares
Trading Spotlight on Talktalk Telecom Group PLC (TALK.L) Shares

About 1.27 million shares traded. It has underperformed by 8.41% the S&P500. W.W. Grainger, Inc.is a distributor of maintenance, fix and operating (MRO) supplies and other related services and products. GWW was included in 3 notes of analysts from August 26, 2016. The rating was initiated by Argus Research with "Hold" on Tuesday, September 20. BN...

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  • FSU WR Phillips suspended after arrest on theft, fraud charges
FSU WR Phillips suspended after arrest on theft, fraud charges

The Florida State Seminoles haven't had a lot of success keeping players out of trouble off of the field over the years, and another victim was added to the list on Friday when Da'Vante Phillips was suspended. "He will have no further comment at this time". Phillips will likely finish his career in Tallahassee with just five receptions for 30 y...

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  • Spirit Realty Capital Inc (SRC) Where Moving Ahead?
Spirit Realty Capital Inc (SRC) Where Moving Ahead?

BidaskClub upgraded shares of Spirit Realty Capital from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a research note on Monday. Spirit Realty Capital , Inc (New) (NYSE:SRC) has declined 36.20% since August 4, 2016 and is downtrending. However, if the EW shares go below $112.63 then it would indicate a much weaker market for the company. Average Tr...

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  • Vornado Realty Trust (NYSE:VNO) Upgraded at Evercore ISI
Vornado Realty Trust (NYSE:VNO) Upgraded at Evercore ISI

The value in dollars decreased from $51,756,000 to $45,031,000 decreasing 13.0% for the reporting period. Arrowgrass Capital Partners Lp acquired 37,303 shares as Us Bancorp Del (USB)'s stock declined 6.89%. Kbc Group Nv now controls 9,251 shares valued at $1,169,000. Vornado Realty Trust (NYSE: VNO ) has moved 0.65% over the past week and is now...

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  • Investor's Watch List: Nabors Industries Ltd. (NBR)
Investor's Watch List: Nabors Industries Ltd. (NBR)

Nabors Industries (NYSE: NBR ) traded up 0.13% during trading on Monday, reaching $7.79. The NYSE listed company saw a recent bid of 7.53 and 743625 shares have traded hands in the session. 4,860,768 shares of the company were exchanged. Carlton Hofferkamp & Jenks Wealth Management LLC raised its stake in shares of Nabors Industries by 3.3% in the ...

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  • USA sanctions against us 'dangerous' and 'short-sighted': Russian Federation
USA sanctions against us 'dangerous' and 'short-sighted': Russian Federation

If, as a growing mass of evidence now suggests, President Vladimir Putin authorised Russia's intelligence services to target last year's United States presidential elections, his ambitions were likely simple: To bring to power the candidate most likely to ease sanctions on his country, and halt the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation's rel...

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  • President Trump signs Russian Federation sanctions bill, calls the law
President Trump signs Russian Federation sanctions bill, calls the law "flawed"

The remarks from Moscow and a tweet to that end by Trump came after on Wednesday, US President Donald Trump reluctantly signed the "Countering America's Adversaries through Sanctions Act", the law with which the US Congress slapped new sanctions on Russia , North Korea, and Iran, while limiting the Chief Executive's power to ease t...

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  • United States dollars 345 stuffs bus to assist students with supplies
United States dollars 345 stuffs bus to assist students with supplies

The United Way of Addison County is gearing up for their annual back to school donation drive known as 'Stuff the Bus!' Look for the green Stuff The Bus barrel and drop off your school supply donations. The sculptors will use the supplies they bring to the event to construct their creations. Buses are being provided by a number of local operato...

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