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Lumber Liquidators Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:LL) Seeing Rampant Activity Today Lumber Liquidators Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:LL) Seeing Rampant Activity Today
- August 01, 2017

Zacks Investment Research's earnings per share averages are an average based on a survey of sell-side research analysts that that provide coverage for Lumber Liquidators Holdings . The firm's market capitalization is $701.37 million. If you are viewing this report on another website, it was illegally stolen and reposted in violation of USA and worldwide copyright & trademark law. (more...)
Sensex, Nifty at new closing highs, rate cut hopes buoy sentiments Sensex, Nifty at new closing highs, rate cut hopes buoy sentiments
- August 01, 2017

The Sensex settled at yet another new high of 32,575.17 by surging 60.23 points, or 0.19 per cent. The wider Nifty50 of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) provisionally closed above the psychologically important 10,100-mark for the first time. (more...)
Amit Shah Unhappy With Party MP's For Bunking Rajya Sabha Session Amit Shah Unhappy With Party MP's For Bunking Rajya Sabha Session
- August 01, 2017

Answering to a question on BJP's role in Bihar fiasco, Shah said they did not break any party, it is Nitish ji who ended the alliance and resigned. "It's a conspiracy of the Congress not to approve the amended Bill in the Rajya Sabha ". (more...)
Ireland Manufacturing Growth Eases In July Ireland Manufacturing Growth Eases In July
- August 01, 2017

The Nikkei Malaysia Manufacturing PMI is based on data compiled from monthly replies to questionnaires sent to purchasing executives in over 450 industrial companies. Meanwhile, business confidence fell accordingly, reaching its lowest level in over four years. Nomura's Mr. Zhao said there is no need to over-interpret the differences. (more...)
RBA Maintained Status Quo, Warned that Strong Aussie is Curbing Growth RBA Maintained Status Quo, Warned that Strong Aussie is Curbing Growth
- August 01, 2017

The Australian dollar has surged more than 11 percent this year, disrupting the Reserve Bank's efforts to transition the economy to growth led by exports like education and tourism. - are likely to keep inflation subdued, notwithstanding sharp electricity price increases. The warning had little effect on the currency, however, which remained stubbornly above 80 United States cents. (more...)
Serena Williams essay calls for equal pay for black women Serena Williams essay calls for equal pay for black women
- August 01, 2017

She continued, writing, "Unfair pay has prevailed for far too long with no effect". "[They] often don't speak out about what is just, fair, and appropriate in the workplace", she writes . "At a skyrocketing rate, Black women are pursuing higher education (in fact we're the most educated group in the United States)". Black women also have to work eight months longer to earn as much as men do in a year, while the gap is just as prominent in tech hub Silicon Valley as it is elsewhere. (more...)
After 6 months of negotiations, Snapdeal-Flipkart deal may fall apart After 6 months of negotiations, Snapdeal-Flipkart deal may fall apart
- July 31, 2017

Flipkart had reportedly offered United States dollars 900-950 million for the acquisition of Snapdeal, but the deal failed to come through. "The company has now chose to pursue an independent path and is terminating all strategic discussions as a result", Snapdeal said in a statement on Monday. (more...)
Euro zone annual inflation rises by 1.3% in July Euro zone annual inflation rises by 1.3% in July
- July 31, 2017

That echoes reports in recent weeks of rising business activity and confidence across all eurozone countries - even those, like Greece, that have been hit hardest by financial troubles. Inflation grew mostly for energy products from 1.9 percent in June to an estimated 2.2 percent in July, as oil prices increased. Energy prices were the main drivers behind the July figure with an annual inflation of 2.2 per cent, which is higher than the 1.9-per-cent rate recorded in June, Eurostat said. (more...)
NCC Group PLC's (LON:NCC) Buy Rating Reaffirmed at Peel Hunt NCC Group PLC's (LON:NCC) Buy Rating Reaffirmed at Peel Hunt
- July 31, 2017

Direct Line Insurance Group has a 52 week low of GBX 328.40 and a 52 week high of GBX 400.70. Therefore 64% are positive. GBX 1606.83's average target is -3.10% below currents GBX 1658.16 stock price. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Ashmore Group plc is a United Kingdom company, which operates as a specialist emerging markets asset manager. (more...)
Neymar Storms Out Of Barca Training
- July 31, 2017

Speculation surrounding the future of Barcelona star Neymar , who has been linked with a move to Paris Saint-Germain ( PSG ), has gathered steam after a promotional event in China involving the Brazilian forward was cancelled as organisers claimed on Friday that the player is involved in "transfer business". (more...)
HSBC Announces $2 Billion Share Buyback as Profit Rises HSBC Announces $2 Billion Share Buyback as Profit Rises
- July 31, 2017

HSBC said profits were up Monday in the first half of the year in what it called an "excellent" result after a turbulent 2016. The London-based global lender has been on a recovery drive during the last two years to streamline the business and reduce costs. (more...)
Shorten pledges poll for a republic if he wins next election Shorten pledges poll for a republic if he wins next election
- July 31, 2017

He said combined with the possibility Labor may reverse the legislated company tax cuts for businesses with annual turnovers capped at $50 million, the trust tax would be a double-whammy for small business. "The challenge for the ALP is to ensure closing these loopholes has no detrimental impact on charities or the communities they serve". He has previously said Australia should remain under the monarchy until at least the end of Elizabeth's reign. (more...)
Swissport baggage handlers at Toronto Pearson Airport on strike Swissport baggage handlers at Toronto Pearson Airport on strike
- July 30, 2017

The labour disruption may affect some flights. Airport officials advised travelers to check the status of their flights and said they would provide updates as they become available. British Airways said it had a contingency plan and would continue to operate all its flights. "We're shocked at how Swissport is willing to sacrifice airport safety and jeopardize travel plans to gain an upper hand at the bargaining table", said Badial. (more...)
Tullow Oil plc (LON:TLW) Rating Reiterated by Macquarie Tullow Oil plc (LON:TLW) Rating Reiterated by Macquarie
- July 30, 2017

BP p.l.c.is an integrated oil and gas company. Norges Bank purchased a new position in shares of BP p.l.c. during the fourth quarter valued at $15,632,000. 04/04/2017 - BP p.l.c. was upgraded to " by analysts at Deutsche Bank. (NYSE:BP) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, May 2nd. FinnCap reissued their corporate recommendation on stocks of Europa Oil & Gas (Holdings) (LON:EOG) in a study report released on early Mon, Jul 10th, FinnCap presently has a GBX 43 ($0.56) PT on the ... (more...)
After repeal fails, 'task remains' to reform health care, says bishop After repeal fails, 'task remains' to reform health care, says bishop
- July 30, 2017

Cory Booker (D) NODELAWARE Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND), Tom Udall (D-NM), vice chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, and Martin Heinrich (D-NM) announced that they had offered an amendment to protect healthcare for Indians. The Democratic leaders in both chambers, Senator Chuck Schumer of NY and Representative Nancy Pelosi of California, urged Republicans to abandon the push for a repeal once and for all and join them in patching up problems in the existing health law. (more...)
Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (NYSE:HST) Given "Hold" Rating at Barclays PLC
- July 30, 2017

The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Monday, September 26 by Goldman Sachs. HAMILTON JOANNE G. sold $278,373 worth of Host Hotels and Resorts Inc (NYSE: HST ) on Wednesday, March 15. Principal Finance Grp reported 4.74 million shares. 683 Capital Mgmt Lc, New York-based fund reported 190,000 shares. Amalgamated Commercial Bank holds 0.04% or 48,772 shares in its portfolio. (more...)
Gasps, appeals: 5 top moments from repeal vote Gasps, appeals: 5 top moments from repeal vote
- July 30, 2017

Collins and Murkowski were expected to oppose the bill, but suspense hung over the Senate floor early Friday morning as McCain held a 20-minute conversation with Vice President Mike Pence and hung out with Democrats on the Senate floor. (more...)
NuVasive, Inc. (NASDAQ:NUVA) Releases FY17 Earnings Guidance NuVasive, Inc. (NASDAQ:NUVA) Releases FY17 Earnings Guidance
- July 30, 2017

Piper Jaffray Companies restated an overweight rating and issued a $90.00 price objective on shares of NuVasive in a research report on Wednesday, July 5th. Campbell Newman Asset Management Inc. raised its stake in NuVasive by 14.1% in the first quarter. Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of the company. (more...)
Verizon Communications' (NYSE:VZ) Verizon Communications' (NYSE:VZ) "Hold" Rating Reiterated at Cowen and Company
- July 30, 2017

Verizon completed its $4.48-billion acquisition of Yahoo last month. "Our spectrum portfolio positions us to lead and further drive 5G technology and its ecosystem", Ellis said of the Straight Path win. The additions were higher than the JPMorgan estimate of 115,000 and consensus expectations of 70,000, JPMorgan analysts said in a research note on Thursday. (more...)
US court says airline seat size a safety issue US court says airline seat size a safety issue
- July 30, 2017

The ruling does not require a review of the potential impact on the health or comfort of passengers, merely the threat posed by shrinking seat sizes in the event of an emergency. The group has also argued that airlines may be out of step with the realities of Americans' needs, particularly in light of climbing obesity rates. (more...)