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Increased shale production threatens oil price ramp, OPEC cuts

Increased shale production threatens oil price ramp, OPEC cuts Traders said the lower prices were prompted by a recovery in USA oil production after a recent drop, as well as by an expected fall in demand when winter ends in the northern hemisphere. The week started well with a stronger oil price not seen since the end of 2014 and Brent crude above US$70 a barrel. There aren't other examples of such a massive erosion of oil production in such a short period... [Full Article...]

Cryptocurrency prices steady with ripple bouncing back 30% after 'severe' sell-off

Cryptocurrency prices steady with ripple bouncing back 30% after 'severe' sell-off The world's biggest virtual currency plunged as much as 20 percent during the day, while other crypto units such as Ethereum and Ripple also took big hits. Bitcoin last fell below $10,000 on November 30. Cryptocurrency markets are notoriously volatile, but because South Korean investors are so influential, Park's buzzkill comments contributed to a global sell-off. [Full Article...]

Amazon Prime monthly rate jumps $2 a month

Amazon Prime monthly rate jumps $2 a month Amazon has offered its monthly subscription pricing for the past two years, and it was primarily aimed at lower-income Americans that couldn't swing paying $99 all at once. That means that if you stick with the service for a year at the montly rate, you will pay $24 more than before, for a total price of about $156. The e-commerce giant said it has also raised the rate of its cheaper Prime pl... [Full Article...]

Uber to launch 'business first' cap on drivers' hours

Uber to launch 'business first' cap on drivers' hours To be sure drivers follow the rule, the company will keep them from logging into the Uber app during their rest periods. Uber said the new policy will be introduced from next week across the United Kingdom to help "enhance driver and passenger safety". [Full Article...]

Texas Instruments (TXN) Price Target Raised to $115.00 at Stifel Nicolaus

Hap Trading Ltd holds 0.05% of its portfolio in Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ: TXN ) for 12,199 shares. The Abner Herrman & Brock Llc holds 32,160 shares with $2.88M value, up from 4,165 last quarter. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 16.28% EPS growth. Among 30 analysts covering Grubhub Inc ( NYSE:GRUB ), 18 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 10 Hold. [Full Article...]

Malaysian Airlines flight makes emergency landing in Alice Springs

Malaysian Airlines flight makes emergency landing in Alice Springs Passengers took to Twitter to report a "loud disturbing noise" from one of the engines. The airline released a statement overnight, saying the plane experienced technical fault but safety was never compromised. The plane was travelling over Broome with 224 passengers on board when vibrations began, forcing flight staff to begin its emergency landing procedure. [Full Article...]

Analyst's Predictions on Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC), QEP Resources, Inc. (QEP)

It has outperformed by 40.63% the S&P500. Suvretta Capital Management Llc decreased Marathon Pete Corp ( MPC ) stake by 21.66% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. portfolio. Brinker Capital Inc reported 0.06% in Varian Medical Systems, Inc. Institutional investors own 19.70% stake in the company while Beta factor, which is used to measure riskiness of the security, was 0.49. [Full Article...]

Trending Stocks Alert: Ecolab Inc. (ECL), Delta Air Lines, Inc. (DAL)

Trending Stocks Alert: Ecolab Inc. (ECL), Delta Air Lines, Inc. (DAL) The investor is now holding $21.04 million shares due in part to a decrease of 236400 new shares in their portfolio. Argus lifted their price objective on Delta Air Lines to $48.00 and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a research note on Monday, October 17th. [Full Article...]

India to cut tax rates on some goods, services from Jan 25

India to cut tax rates on some goods, services from Jan 25 Jaitley said next meet may consider bringing crude oil, natural gas, petrol, diesel, ATF and real estate within GST purview. Under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) rolled out from July a year ago, inter-state road transport of goods beyond 10 km, with a value of Rs 50,000 and above, will mandatorily require e-way bill from 1 February. [Full Article...]

Australian jobs growth hits a 12-year high, 2017 adds 400000 jobs

Australian jobs growth hits a 12-year high, 2017 adds 400000 jobs An additional 17,000 workers found full-time work in December, while part-time employees increased by 8000. Full-employment rose strongly by 15k, whereas part-time jobs were up 20k. "The participation rate is at the highest level in seven years, and we've seen already consumer confidence at the highest level since November, 2013", Mr Turnbull said. [Full Article...]

Wells Fargo Customers Accidentally Double Charged

Wells Fargo Customers Accidentally Double Charged Wells Fargo customers advised their fellow customers to double check their accounts to be sure that any errors have been corrected. The bank addressed the issue on Twitter and said as of Thursday morning, the error was corrected. Hilary O'Byrne, a communications manager at Wells Fargo , confirmed in a statement to the Statesman that some people experienced an incorrect transaction. [Full Article...]

Enable Midstream Partners (ENBL) Earns Media Sentiment Score of 0.14

About 970,603 shares traded or 96.08% up from the average. It has underperformed by 22.59% the S&P500. Cooke & Bieler Lp decreased Genpact Ltd (G) stake by 5.13% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. (NYSE:MMP). (NYSE:NNI) by 35,000 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 390,000 shares, and cut its stake in Cvs Health Corporation (NYSE:CVS). Pinebridge Invs Limited Partnership reported 0.62% stake. [Full Article...]

International Business Machines Corp

International Business Machines Corp It has underperformed by 12.01% the S&P500. Lynch & Associates increased its stake in Procter & Gamble Co (PG) by 5.33% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. BMO Capital Markets upgraded the stock to "Outperform" rating in Monday, January 23 report. The company was maintained on Tuesday, October 18 by Barclays Capital. [Full Article...]

Lloyds launch £50m fund for small businesses in Carillion supply chain

Lloyds launch £50m fund for small businesses in Carillion supply chain Interserve , like the Government, sought to distance itself from the collapse of Carillion . It is created to support the working capital needs of small businesses within Carillion's supply chain that may now be experiencing financial difficulty. [Full Article...]

TransCanada lines up enough shippers to take Keystone XL forward

TransCanada lines up enough shippers to take Keystone XL forward The developer of the Keystone XL pipeline announced Thursday that it hopes to begin construction next year on an alternative route approved by Nebraska authorities, despite a lawsuit challenging the project. TransCanada's announcement, after the company's many years of trying to overcome financial, political and environmental barriers, seemed specifically aimed at informing financial markets and... [Full Article...]

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau To Reconsider Payday Lending Rules

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau To Reconsider Payday Lending Rules Karl Frisch, executive director of consumer watchdog organization Allied Progress, said the budget request "can be no clearer signal" of Mulvaney's aim to "defang and dismantle" the bureau. He said that while the saving wouldn't make much of dent in the deficit, "the men and women at the Bureau are proud to do their part to be responsible stewards of taxpayer dollars". [Full Article...]

Orlando loses bid to become Amazon's second headquarters

Orlando loses bid to become Amazon's second headquarters Also among those selected: New York City , Atlanta, Chicago, Los Angeles and Washington, D.C. "Getting from 238 to 20 was very tough - all the proposals showed tremendous enthusiasm and creativity", said Holly Sullivan, of Amazon public policy. [Full Article...]

Dow Jones Spikes 1.3% on Strong Earnings

Dow Jones Spikes 1.3% on Strong Earnings The Standard & Poor's 500 index fell 4.53 points, or 0.2 percent, to 2,798.03. The reversal took place as concerns of a government shutdown loomed over investors' minds. "It's been hockey-stick growth up since the tax bill passed". Technology stocks, one of the biggest gainers this year, continued to notch gains. Goldman Sachs and Bank of America also closed lower after their latest quarterl... [Full Article...]

Apple to build second campus, hire 20000 in US

Apple to build second campus, hire 20000 in US The new site will house technical support for customers, Apple said in a press release . Trump also called Apple CEO Tim Cook a "great guy" during his remarks. "I promised that my policies would allow companies like Apple to bring massive amounts of money back to the United States", Trump said on Twitter after the speech. [Full Article...]

Work paused on Carillion construction sites

Work paused on Carillion construction sites He pocketed £1.5 million in salary, bonuses and pension payments during 2016 and, as part of his departure deal, Carillion agreed to keep paying him a £660,000 salary and £28,000 benefits until October. Leniency from the major banks will make all the difference to the thousands of firms in Carillion's supply chain as to whether they survive its collapse, or follow suit. [Full Article...]


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