• Stocks Post Biggest Drop of New Year

    Stocks Post Biggest Drop of New Year

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    The blue chip Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 26439.48, down 177.23 or -0.67% and the tech-based NASDAQ Composite Index finished the session at 7470.53, down 35.24 or -0.47%. Mr Pavlik said: "Investors are getting a bit anxious about inflation which has led some people to believe that the Fed might be more aggressive when it comes to raising rates".
  • M&S plans closure of 14 more United Kingdom stores

    M&S plans closure of 14 more United Kingdom stores

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    The other stores closing by the end of April are Bournemouth, Durham, Fforestfach, Putney, and Redditch. The Merseyway Shopping Centre was bought out of administration by the council in April 2016, and is subject to a potential rebuild and refurbishment programme which was signed off by Stockport's cabinet late a year ago.
  • Analytical Overview of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT)

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    Among active positions in the latest quarter, 723 holders increased their positions by a total of 56.24 million shares, 730 holders decreased the positions by a total of 44.04 million shares, and 215 holders held their positions. for the current quarter to be 4.6%. UBS AG reiterated a "neutral" rating and set a $80.00 price target (up previously from $73.00) on shares of Wal-Mart Stores in a research note on Sunday, May 21st.
  • Wall St dips at open, Apple weighs

    Wall St dips at open, Apple weighs

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    After six straight weekly declines, the dollar index was on track to fall about 3.4 percent for the month, which would be its biggest monthly fall since March 2016. Moreover, the bond market braced for potentially hawkish language from the Federal Reserve, which will begin its two-day policy meeting on Tuesday.
  • Capita seeks to learn from Carillion's collapse

    Capita seeks to learn from Carillion's collapse

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    Its problems intensified after a slowdown in business decision-making after Britain's vote to leave the European Union in June 2016, and the group said on Wednesday it had seen a further deterioration in decision making since December. His initial review of the cost base highlighted "significant scope" for cost efficiencies across a number of areas but also a need to spend more as Capita had underinvested in the business put "too much emphasis on acquisitions to drive growth".
  • Jaguar's I-Pace set to debut in Geneva in March

    Jaguar's I-Pace set to debut in Geneva in March

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    The futuristic concept seemed like a promising rival to the Tesla Model X. Jaguar took great efforts in the development of the new I-Pace. Set to be unveiled on the World Wide Web on March 1, the fully electric crossover will be publicly exhibited at the Geneva Motor Show beginning with March 6.
  • ExxonMobil to expand United States business with $50bn investment plan

    ExxonMobil to expand United States business with $50bn investment plan

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    Increasing output from the Permian holdings, a massive acreage position spread across West Texas and southeastern New Mexico, is to be driven by reduced drilling costs, technology improvements and "expanded acreage", said management. These facilities manufacture high-value products, including polyethylene to meet growing demand for high-performance plastics and advanced synthetic lubricant base stock products.
  • Chris Pratt shows off fit body in Michelob ULTRA Super Bowl commercial

    Chris Pratt shows off fit body in Michelob ULTRA Super Bowl commercial

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    The 38-year-old " Guardians of the Galaxy " actor starred in his first TV commercial, a one-minute spot for Michelob ULTRA released ahead of the big game. Chris gets to the studio and confidently checks in with an assistant; he is asked his name, much to his shock, thinking he will be escorted to his trailer.
  • Consumer confidence rises in January; opinions on jobs mixed

    Consumer confidence rises in January; opinions on jobs mixed

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    At the same time, the index of future consumer expectations for economic activity over the next six months increased from 100.8 points in the past month to 105.5 points this month. Although, those claiming jobs are 'hard to get rose as well from 16.0% to 16.4%. The rise in the Conference Board's measure comes after a decline in December and recent moderation in a separate sentiment measure put out by the University of MI.
  • Amazon Will Air Jack Ryan Trailer During Super Bowl LII

    Amazon Will Air Jack Ryan Trailer During Super Bowl LII

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    Because let's be honest, if you want to look at authors over the last 50 years who've sold boat loads of books, you'd be hard-pressed with the exception of J.K. The series follows the titular character as he uncovers a pattern in terrorist communication that launches him into the centre of a risky gambit with a new breed of terrorism that threatens destruction on a global scale.
  • Noble Energy to sell $800 million stake of Tamar natural-gas field

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    Noble Energy, Inc. (NBL ) closed the Monday Trading day at final price of $32.13 after traded 3320884 shares. As part of this efforts, Noble had earlier divested 3.5% interest in the Tamar field in mid-2016. Noble Energy had a positive return on equity of 1.06% and a negative net margin of 45.85%. The business had revenue of $960.00 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $961.61 million.
  • Hennessy Advisors Inc. Takes $32.67 Million Position in PulteGroup, Inc. (NYSE:PHM)

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    Zacks calculates consensus estimates for the current quarter, the following quarter, the current fiscal year, the following fiscal year, and also a long-term growth rate. Its up 0.35, from 1.21 in 2017Q2. PulteGroup's payout ratio is presently 17.91%. This buyback authorization allows the construction company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases.