Stories about Finance

Aug 16 2017

Of Vermont Reduces Position in Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT)

Investors sentiment increased to 1.01 in 2016 Q4. The retailer reported $1.00 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.96 by $0.04. Sh...

Aug 16 2017

(PD) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts

Precision Drilling Corp (NYSE: PDS ) has average revenue estimates of $266.19 Million, compared to low analyst estimates of $257.28 Million and high estimates of $272.19 ...

Aug 16 2017

RBC Capital Downgrades Rating On Rio Tinto Plc (RIO) To "Outperform"

The firm has "Buy" rating by Haitong Securities given on Tuesday, February 2. The rating was downgraded by CLSA to "Underperform" on Thursday, April 14. The Company's b...

Aug 16 2017

Britain's Prudential sells U.S. broker-dealer network for $325 million

No change to our 2018E of $11.15. The change in assumptions in the annuity and retirement segments will add a combined $30 million pre-tax to quarterly earnings. 02/12/20...

Aug 16 2017

BHP Billiton plc's (BLT) Buy Rating Reiterated at Deutsche Bank AG

The institutional investor owned 12,631 shares of the mining company's stock at the end of the second quarter. Inc. now owns 5,505 shares of the mining company's stock wo...

Aug 16 2017

Novo Nordisk A/S (NYSE:NVO) Downgraded by BidaskClub

The stock rose 0.15% or $0.07 reaching $45.4 per share. About 372,445 shares traded. Shares of Novo Nordisk A/S ( NYSE:NVO ) opened at 45.51 on Wednesday. Morgan Stanle...

Aug 16 2017

AGNC Investment Corp. (AGNC), Energy Transfer Equity, LP (ETE)

TNB Financial acquired a new stake in shares of Energy Transfer Equity, L.P. during the first quarter worth about $203,000. 5 year sales growth rate is an important fac...

Aug 16 2017

Domino's Pizza Smashed 14% on Earnings Miss

Koch Industries Inc. increased its position in shares of Domino's Pizza by 21,599.0% in the second quarter. Susquehanna International Group, Llp bolstered its position by...

Aug 16 2017

Singapore more liveable than Hong Kong for the first time

Each factor in a city is rated as acceptable, tolerable, uncomfortable, undesirable or intolerable. Melbourne scored a flawless 100 in healthcare, education and infrast...

Aug 16 2017

Admiral Interim Profit Edges Higher With Customer Growth

Customer numbers increased 13 percent to 5.46 million over the period. The changing rate weighed on profits a year ago, and Admiral said the impact had continued into...

Aug 16 2017

Three MPs to be disciplined over no confidence vote

Mantashe said the disciplinary process was not a "witch hunt", as they were not going to look for people who voted with the opposition, but are going after those who publ...

Aug 16 2017

Organizers Postpone "March On Google"

The protests were triggered by Google's firing of engineer James Damore, who wrote a 10-page internal memo criticizing the company's diversity policies and advocating n...

Aug 16 2017

Export Growth At 8-month Low In July; Trade Deficit Widens

Consequently, the trade deficit during the month under review rose higher to $11.45 billion from $7.76 billion reported for July 2016. Exporters body Federation of Indi...

Aug 16 2017

Wall St higher but on track for deep weekly losses

Aug 11 ( Reuters ) - U.S. stocks were modestly higher in late morning trading on Friday as investors cautiously dipped back into riskier assets, after a three-day losing ...

Aug 16 2017

24-year-old man dies in Delhi after racing with friends

Police said they pieced together the exact sequence of how the accident happened through the CCTV camera installed in the helmet of one of his friends who was injured. As...

Aug 16 2017

India announces medical visa to Pakistani patients on Independence Day

India sends out Independence Day gift for Pakistan; issues blanket approval to bonafide medical visas from Pakistan. "A letter of recommendation by Pakistan Foreign A...

Aug 16 2017

After thirteen years, woman finds her long-lost engagement ring on a carrot

Mary Grams said the call she received from her daughter-in-law Monday was, interesting, to say the least. After it was lost she quickly replaced it. And he said yeah. ...

Aug 16 2017

WPI inflation reverses 4-month downtrend; rises to 1.9 percent in July

India's wholesale price index ( WPI )-based inflation increased to 1.88% in July, led by increases in food prices, compared to 0.90% rise a month ago. "We look forwar...

Aug 16 2017

United Kingdom unemployment rate hits lowest since 1975 but wage growth still weak

It had stood at 4.5 per cent in the quarter to May. The ONS also reported that the overall economy also added 125,000 jobs in the three months, taking the overall 16-...

Aug 16 2017

IMF Raises China 2018-2020 Growth Outlook

China's economy expanded 6.9 per cent in the first half of the year. Still, the organization warned that things were far from peachy. The main cost of stronger growth...