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Analysts Set Vernalis plc (VER) Target Price at $46.80

It has underperformed by 12.34% the S&P500. Halfords Group PLC (LON:HFD) stock had its Buy Rating restate by professional analysts at N+1 Singer in a research report sent to investors and clients ...

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Asian shares gain, tracking Wall St advance, oil price rally

Asian shares gain, tracking Wall St advance, oil price rally

The Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 75 points, or 0.36%, to 21,012, the S&P 500 gained six points, or 0.25%, to 2,404 and the Nasdaq Composite added 24 points, or 0.40%, to 6,163. The minute...

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United States extends Iran nuke sanctions relief, adds other sanctions

As president, he has altered his position, insisting he is still studying the accord and hasn't made a final decision. New sanctions also have been leveled on a Chinese-based network believed to b...

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Census: Texas has 4 of top 5 fastest growing large US cities

Census: Texas has 4 of top 5 fastest growing large US cities

Part of getting more people than anyone to come to the area was thanks to the city of Buckeye, who was among the 15 fastest growing cities in the nation that year. Huntington remains West Virginia's s...

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Analyst Viewpoints on Ratings Analysis: Marathon Oil Corporation (MRO)

Analyst Viewpoints on Ratings Analysis: Marathon Oil Corporation (MRO)

The stock decreased 0.21% or $0.03 during the last trading session, reaching $14.53. The price-to-book ratio of 0.98 for Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE: MRO ) implies that investors are highly hop...

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Why Melania covers her head at some events and not others

Why Melania covers her head at some events and not others

They shared a laugh as Trump smiled. Francis also gave Trump a signed copy of his 2017 peace message whose title is "Nonviolence - A Style of Politics for Peace", and a copy of his 2015 encyclical l...

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Dollar slips after cautious Fed minutes

Dollar slips after cautious Fed minutes

The producers were expected to agree to the committee recommendation at a meeting at OPEC headquarters in Vienna on Thursday. Paul Ashworth , chief US economist at Capital Economics , estimated ...

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Nokia Oyj (NOK) Position Raised by Janney Montgomery Scott LLC

Levin Capital Strategies L.P.'s holdings in Nokia Oyj were worth $258,486,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other hedge funds have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. T...

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Zacks Investment Research Lowers East West Bancorp, Inc. (EWBC) to Hold

Shares of Great Western Bancorp Inc (NYSE:GWB) opened at 39.14 on Wednesday. (NASDAQ:EWBC) has "Mkt Perform" rating given on Monday, October 5 by Raymond James. The transaction was disclosed in a fili...

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Petrofac suspends COO in response to SFO investigation

Petrofac suspends COO in response to SFO investigation

Petrofac said in a statement on Thursday that Asfari would continue in his role and a separate committee would be responsible for the company's engagement with the SFO. It followed an internal invest...

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Transit Officials Reject LA-Area Freeway Tunnel

Transit Officials Reject LA-Area Freeway Tunnel

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority voted Thursday to end its share of funding for a controversial proposed $3.2 billion, 4.9-mile tunnel to extend the 710 Freeway from its ...

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Kidnappers invade Lagos school, abduct principals, students

Kidnappers invade Lagos school, abduct principals, students

Gunmen suspected to be militants have attacked Lagos State Model College, Igbonla, Epe, and kidnapped six students . The House suspended other proceedings to attend to the matter and asked the polic...

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Array Biopharma Inc (ARRY) Stock Rating Upgraded by JPMorgan Chase & Co

The institutional investor held 1.25M shares of the major pharmaceuticals company at the end of 2016Q4, valued at $10.99M, down from 3.50M at the end of the previous reported quarter. COPYRIGHT VIOLAT...

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Manchester Arena Attack: UK Police Make 7th Arrest in Terror Probe

Manchester Arena Attack: UK Police Make 7th Arrest in Terror Probe

He said the 22-year-old sounded "normal" when the pair spoke five days ago and claims he was preparing to visit Saudi Arabia. The elder Abedi was arrested shortly after speaking to the AP, Salem said....

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Retailer earnings help United States stocks toward 6th day of gains

Retailer earnings help United States stocks toward 6th day of gains

The S&P financial index.SPSY, which fell right after the minutes came out, rebounded to end down just 0.04 percent. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 50.69 points, or 0.24 percent, to 21,063.1...

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The double count: Trump budget includes $2 trillion accounting gimmick

And now that he has been elected, nobody should be surprised that Trump is proposing to deny illegal immigrants the benefits of our economic safety net. "It's never happened, " Sanford said. "It cut...

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Tillerson: Trump Pressuring Israel, Palestinians

Tillerson: Trump Pressuring Israel, Palestinians

TRUMP: Making peace, however, will not be easy. Israeli officials were hesitant to criticize Trump, who notably made no explicit mention of Palestinian statehood, 1967 lines or settlement building, ...

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Aviva plc (AV) Receives GBX 534.93 Consensus Price Target from Analysts

Capstone Asset Mgmt reported 9,810 shares stake. Johnson & Johnson now has $342.20 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.91% or $0.14 on May 19, reaching $15.57. The company has market cap of 3.59 ...

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FY2017 EPS Estimates for Chesapeake Energy Co. (CHK) Boosted by Jefferies Group

A P/B ratio of less than 1.0 can indicate that a stock is undervalued, while a ratio of greater than 1.0 may indicate that a stock is overvalued. Bank of America upgraded the shares of HSBC in report ...

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US jobless claims rose slightly to 234000 last week

US jobless claims rose slightly to 234000 last week

Weekly initial jobless claims is now close to historical lows while the four-week moving average in initial claims set a new low for this recovery. Employers added 211,000 jobs in April as the unemplo...

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Northrop Grumman Corporation (NOC) Stock Is An All Time High Flier

Denver Investment Advisors Llc owns 0.02% invested in Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) for 1,933 shares. Following the sale, the vice president now directly owns 6,238 shares of the company's s...

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President Trump and Melania Trump are bad at holding hands

President Trump and Melania Trump are bad at holding hands

He added that Jews in Israel are free to do whatever they dream, and that "Muslims, Christians and people of all faiths are free to live and worship according to their conscience" there. "It seems Pr...

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Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (AAP) Position Boosted by Sei Investments Co

Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (AAP) Position Boosted by Sei Investments Co

Meanwhile, AutoZone reported third-quarter earnings on May 23 of $11.44 per share, up from $10.77 a year prior, but short of the Street view of $11.99. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, June 21st. ...

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OPEC Agrees 9-Month Extension To Production Cut, WTI Oil Price Slides

Crude prices tumbled by about 5% to trade below $49 barrel after the deal was announced. Oil gained almost 30 per cent in months following the agreement in November and has since stayed around the p...

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It's been 10 years since Congress raised the minimum wage

It's been 10 years since Congress raised the minimum wage

It has been 10 years since legislation was enacted increasing the federal minimum wage . "We welcome the introduction of the Raise the Wage Act, which would raise the federal minimum wage in eight ...

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Tenet Healthcare Corp Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (THC)

With 4.21 million avg volume, 5 days are for Tenet Healthcare Corporation New (NYSE:THC)'s short sellers to cover THC's short positions. The company had a trading volume of 1,328,662 shares. The stock...

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Digging Up the Facts on MGM Resorts International (MGM)

Digging Up the Facts on MGM Resorts International (MGM)

Silver Capital Management LLC's holdings in MGM Resorts International were worth $542,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Several other large investors have also recently added to or re...

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Creepy clown holding 'bloody' machete scares drivers on highway

Creepy clown holding 'bloody' machete scares drivers on highway

The post read, in part, "It can be fun to dress up as a clown, right?" Authorities identified the man as Gilroy resident Larry Tovey. "However, if you do please don't stand in the side of highway 10...

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Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc. (NBIX) Now Covered by Bank of America Corp

Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc. (NBIX) Now Covered by Bank of America Corp

The company reported ($0.90) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.67) by $0.23. Neurocrine Biosciences now has an average rating of "Buy" and a consensus target ...

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Stocks on the Move Progressive Corp (NYSE:PGR), AES Corp (NYSE:AES)

The rating was downgraded by Citigroup to "Sell" on Thursday, June 2. The rating was upgraded by Goldman Sachs to "Neutral" on Tuesday, January 10. Renasant Corp. Finally, Zacks Investment Research...

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