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The U.S. Department of Education has two quite different roles in the lives of indebted former students. The same bureaucracy that must safeguard taxpayer dollars by collecting $1.1 trillion in loans....More>>>
The Nifty struggled around 10,690-10,700 levels and despite an intraday breakout above 10,700, bulls failed to sustain above 10690 on a closing basis. But, the up move could well extend towards 10,777-10,800 and a stop loss below 10,628 can be kept for all the long positions, suggest experts.
India VIX moved up by 3.28 percent at 13.05 levels. On the options front, maximum Put OI is....More>>>
Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Southern First Bancshares (NASDAQ:SFST) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a report published on Friday morning. Zacks Investment Research currently has $52.00 target price on the bank’s stock.
According to Zacks, “Greenville First Bancshares, Inc. is the holding company for Greenville First Bank, N.A., a national banking association....More>>>
Oilprice.comhas a lengthy piece about howinvestors are searching for creative new ways to increase the global supply of lithium with aboom in Canadian lithium mining pushing existing and up and coming minerslike Azincourt Energy Corp (TSX-V: AAZ; OTCMKTS: AZURF) to tap new deposits of lithium. The article pointed out that:
The fact that China is trying to corner the market has made the search....More>>>
&l;p&g;Canada will soon become one of the few countries to legalize adult-use of marijuana for recreational purposes. Consequently, Canadian cannabis stocks have witnessed a surge in their valuation lately. While the investors are optimistic about the upside in these pot stocks, and are anticipating these stocks to follow the strong growth delivered over time by tobacco stocks, such as &l;a href=&q;http://finapps.forbes.com/finapps/jsp/finance/compinfo/CIAtAGlance.jsp?tkr=pm&a;amp;tab=searchtabquotesdark&q;....More>>>
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One deal was for $4.3 billion to purchase Tibco Software. Another was a $6.5 billion acquisition....More>>>
As expected, the first day of the Farnborough Airshow was a busy one for the two major commercial jet makers. Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) announced orders for some 59 new passenger jets, while European rival Airbus said it took orders for 100 new planes. Not all these orders are new or firm.
Before turning to the scoreboard, one item of special interest is an order from United Airlines for 25 Embraer....More>>>
Last month, Kinder Morgan (NYSE:KMI) finally gave up on its controversial expansion of the Trans Mountain Pipeline in Canada by selling the entire system to the Government of Canada for 4.5 billion Canadian dollars ($3.5 billion). As a result, the company will lose out on the opportunity to invest $5.7 billion in expanding the system, which would have generated CA$1.1 billion ($850 million) of annual....More>>>
U.S. banks reduced their holdings of state and local government bonds for the first time since 2009 after the federal government slashed corporate tax rates, making the securities less valuable to one of the market’s key buyers.
Figures released by the Federal Reserve Thursday show that the lenders’ holdings of municipal debt dropped by $15.8 billion during the first three months....More>>>
Soci茅t茅 G茅n茅rale will pay more than $860 million in fines for bribing Libyan officials and manipulating a benchmark lending rate.
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Commerce Bank grew its stake in Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) by 17.1% during the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 3,177,243 shares of the biopharmaceutical company’s stock after acquiring an additional 463,796 shares during the period. Pfizer comprises 1.5% of Commerce Bank’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 8th biggest holding.....More>>>
Norinchukin Bank The lifted its holdings in Roper Technologies Inc (NYSE:ROP) by 15.1% in the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 9,423 shares of the industrial products company’s stock after purchasing an additional 1,238 shares during the period. Norinchukin Bank The’s holdings in Roper Technologies....More>>>
"Shark Tank" star Kevin O'Leary visited Benzinga HQ yesterday. He loves his Tesla (NASDAQ: TSLA) car, but hates the stock: Link
Analyst Ivan Feinseth of Tigress Financial doubts customers will be dissuaded from visiting Starbucks (NASDAQ: SBUX) after announcing a new “Third Place Policy” allowing anyone to use their cafes regardless of intent....More>>>
Retirees interested in the security of guaranteed income often turn to immediate annuities, which provide regular payments that begin right away in exchange for a lump-sum investment. In recent years, that guarantee has come at a price: Low interest rates have depressed monthly payments. But rates have begun to move up and are expected to climb higher. Annuity payouts are rising, too.
7 Reasons Teslas Stock Should Continue To Appreciate
Tesla (TSLA) reported a wider than expected loss Wednesday after the bell, the biggest in the companys history. Teslas net loss for the quarter amounted to roughly $718 million, a considerable $4.22 cents a share.
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Wall Street brokerages expect Illinois Tool Works (NYSE:ITW) to report $1.96 earnings per share for the current quarter, Zacks reports. Five analysts have issued estimates for Illinois Tool Works’ earnings, with estimates ranging from $1.95 to $1.99. Illinois Tool Works reported earnings pe
Red Rock Resorts Inc (NASDAQ:RRR) was the target of some unusual options trading activity on Thursday. Investors acquired 1,886 put options on the stock. This is an increase of approximately 1,036% compared to the average volume of 166 put options.