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Markets Global stocks gain slightly, US$ slips as investors await Fed
Author: 0 Global stocks gain slightly, US$ slips as investors await Fed

The Federal Open Market Committee wraps up a two-day meeting Wednesday , but a rate hike is not expected. The Bank of Japan also meets this week but unlike the Fed is expected to signal it will keep its stimulus at full thrust. In Asia on Monday Hong Kong rose one percent, Shanghai 0.5 percent higher and Sydney rallying 0.6 percent. "The balance sheet is going to go to $10 trillion".

Markets Two top Equifax executives are out
Author: 0 Two top Equifax executives are out

She was not qualified to be in charge of security. Equifax did not say in its statement what retirement packages the executives would receive. They will be replaced, respectively, by Mark Rohrwasser, who joined Equifax previous year as head of the company's International IT operations, and Russ Ayres, most recently vice president of IT.

Markets Bounding Shares, What's Next for Orbital ATK, Inc. (NYSE:OA)?
Author: 0 Bounding Shares, What's Next for Orbital ATK, Inc. (NYSE:OA)?

BMO Capital Markets maintained the stock with "Outperform" rating in Thursday, September 14 report. Increased volatility and interest from bargain investors have put the stock on a number of investor's watchlists of late. Additionally the company announced a dividend that was paid on Thursday the 22nd of June 2017. The volume of NOC witnessed a shift from 1.85 million shares, based on a 50-day average , to 0.62 million shares.

Markets Analyst Hits Tesla Inc (TSLA) With A Rare Sell Call
Author: 0 Analyst Hits Tesla Inc (TSLA) With A Rare Sell Call

Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 677,792 shares of the electric vehicle producer's stock worth $188,630,000 after acquiring an additional 366,400 shares during the last quarter. Analysts at Jefferies has begun coverage on shares of Tesla (NASDAQ: TSLA ) in a research note issued to clients and investors on 19 September. The stock has "Buy" rating by Argus Research on Tuesday, August 8.

Markets (NYSE:MRK) & Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) Seeing Rampant Activity Today
Author: 0 (NYSE:MRK) & Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) Seeing Rampant Activity Today

CMCSA exchanged 62.37 million shares in recent session versus to the average volume of 19.94 million shares while its relative volume is 3.25. About shares traded. Blackrock Gp Ltd reported 2.55 million shares. Metropolitan Life Insur Company invested 0.06% in Level 3 Communications, Inc. Hedeker Wealth Limited Liability Com has 30,737 shares.

Markets Rise in food prices pushes up supermarket sales
Author: 0 Rise in food prices pushes up supermarket sales

Discounters Lidl and Aldi continued to grab market share from the "big four" with growth of 19.2% and 15.6% respectively taking the shares of the market to 5.3% and 6.9%. " Tesco's recovery is becoming more entrenched", Kantar Worldpanel head of retail Fraser McKevitt said. In the 12 weeks to 9 September, Tesco saw the biggest rise in sales among the so-called "big four" supermarkets at 2.8%, followed by Morrisons at 1.7%, Sainsbury at 1.4% and Asda at 1%.

Markets China orders Bitcoin exchanges in capital city to close
Author: 0 China orders Bitcoin exchanges in capital city to close

China's bans on ICOs and crypto-currency exchanges are part of a broader campaign to curb the country's financial risks as the country faces a build-up of debt, and booming new financial products challenge regulations . In last couple of weeks, Chinese and Russian governments have restricted bans on the usage of Bitcoins. The ban has sidelined the country while the rest of the world has started moving forward with bitcoin price reaching $4000 levels down to $3000 in a matter of just a few ...

Markets Taco Bell is opening restaurants with boozy treats, no drive-thru windows
Author: 0 Taco Bell is opening restaurants with boozy treats, no drive-thru windows

On the menu will be beer, sangria and Twisted Freezes - slushies with tequila, rum or vodka. The stores will likely serve alcohol, too. They're going to be much more decorated affairs, with open kitchens, digital menus and plenty of other niceties that you probably don't see very often at your hometown Taco Bell, unless you already live near a very special one or some such.

Markets 2000-Crore Stake In Tata Motors
Author: 0 2000-Crore Stake In Tata Motors

The stake purchases were though a series of block deals on the BSE , official data showed. Tata Son's spokesperson was not reachable for comment. Meanwhile, the stock gained 2.37% at Rs 657.75 per share on BSE attracting a total traded quantity of 106.30 lakh shares.

Markets Toys R Us joins bankruptcy list as Amazon exerts influence
Author: 0 Toys R Us joins bankruptcy list as Amazon exerts influence

Toys R Us did not announce any store closures - "in fact, we will be announcing our seasonal hiring push and expect to hire thousands of employees in the coming months", spokeswoman Jessica Offerjost said in an email Tuesday. Lego said it would keep working with Toys R Us during its bankruptcy "to ensure an optimal solution is reached" for continued Lego sales and "balancing our commitment to them while responsibly managing our business".

Markets Equifax reportedly suffered a hack earlier than disclosed
Author: 0 Equifax reportedly suffered a hack earlier than disclosed

The company named Mark Rohrwasser as interim chief information office and Russ Ayres as interim chief security officer. CREDIT REFERENCE AGENCY Equifax is said to have been the victim of a hack in March, nearly five months before the date it has disclosed.

Markets Mobile and Sprint once again rumored to be in merger talks
Author: 0 Mobile and Sprint once again rumored to be in merger talks

As we've mentioned in the past, Sprint has been hoarding its high-frequency 2.5GHz spectrum, while T-Mobile is building out the 600MHz in low-frequency spectrum that it spent $7.9 billion for during the FCC's auction of television broadcasters' airwaves.

Markets FTC clears $4.38B Walgreens, Rite Aid deal
Author: 0 FTC clears $4.38B Walgreens, Rite Aid deal

Analyzing the technical facts of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc . It closed at $82.6 lastly. Citigroup Inc (NYSE:C) has risen 35.60% since September 19, 2016 and is uptrending. 0 of these were buys and 4 were sells. Cantley Lewis Clayton Jr . sold $101,730 worth of stock or 2,000 shares. Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO)'s short interest is 11.49 million shares, or % of the float.

Markets Stamford joins the race to lure Amazon's second headquarters
Author: 0 Stamford joins the race to lure Amazon's second headquarters

Premier Kathleen Wynne has even brought on former bank executive Ed Clark to lead a task force with the goal of landing the project somewhere in the province. Freeman-Wilson isn't the first however to suggest Gary as a potential location. Amazon's Seattle-based headquarters is a big economic generator. Edwards said a second Amazon headquarters means the company will eventually be twice as big, which has the potential to hurt small businesses.

Author: 0 Dow, S&P 500, Nasdaq edge up to new record peaks

The Dow Jones added 50 at 22,381, while the tech heavy Nasdaq index gained 9.49 at 6,464, while S&P 500 added 3.49 at 2,507. The report said housing starts fell by 0.8 percent to an annual rate of 1.180 million in August from a revised 1.190 million in July.

Markets The weekahead; Fed meeting could trigger stock sector rotation
Author: 0 The weekahead; Fed meeting could trigger stock sector rotation

Japan's Nikkei stock index ended 2 percent higher after touching its highest levels since late June, catching up to global equities gains and a weaker yen as Tokyo markets reopened after a public holiday on Monday. Indeed, in the most recent Bloomberg survey this month, Wall Street forecasters saw 10-year yields reaching 2.48 per cent by year-end before gradually rising to exceed 3 per cent in 2019.

Markets What you need to know about the Equifax data breach
Author: 0 What you need to know about the Equifax data breach

In this case, hackers made away with Social Security Numbers, birth dates, addresses, and in some cases drivers' license numbers for 143 million people, mostly in the US but also some in Canada and the United Kingdom This data is the "Holy Grail of what bad guys want", said CNBC's Jim Cramer .

Markets Puerto Rico & Virgin Islands brace for another major hurricane, Maria
Author: 0 Puerto Rico & Virgin Islands brace for another major hurricane, Maria

Winds are expected to hit speeds of up to 140 miles per hour, and it's expected to be at category 3 or 4 intensity by the time it hits into the extreme northeastern Caribbean Sea. "We are already living on a thin thread", she said. "This is going to be a catastrophic event". On Friday, the hurricane may come close to the Turks and Caicos and southeast Bahamas, which were ravaged by Irma.