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Rates on US Treasury bills at highest levels since 2008

Americans boosted their spending by 0.4 percent in March, the best showing in three months. The core PCE index is the Fed´s preferred inflation measure. The U.S. currency also gained versus the Canadian and Australian dollars, the latter down half a percent and close to its 4-1/2 month low reached last week. Read More »

Kentucky Derby: Justify draws 7th from the rail


Trainer Bob Baffert , a four-time Derby victor who won the Triple Crown in 2015 with American Pharoah , is back with two horses, Solomini and the favorite, Justify . And so have the oddsmakers as Magnum Moon , despite being in that 16th spot, is a 6-to-1 favorite. For Lukas' fellow horsemen, the comeback also seems to have added wholeness to this year's Derby. Read More »

What Next for Under Armour, Inc. (UA) Stock After Today's Huge Increase?


Its up 8.46% from 62.38M shares previously. Canada Pension Plan Investment Board now owns 2,500 shares of the apparel retailer's stock worth $212,000 after buying an additional 1,200 shares during the last quarter. The YTD performance remained at -4.01%. Under Armour has a twelve month low of $11.40 and a twelve month high of $23.46. The stock closing price is now trading upward to its 50 day moving average with change of 6.62%, escalated to its 20 day moving average with figure of 6.94% and ... Read More »

WhatsApp CEO Jan Koum quits, Neeraj Arora may take charge


In Koum's Facebook post he specified that it was time to move on . A lot of people have lost trust in Facebook over recent months, and the reported manner of Koum's departure of the firms will inevitably increase speculation about the future of WhatsApp . Read More »

US Steel (X) Receives Buy Rating from Longbow Research


Institutional investors and hedge funds own 67.63% of the company's stock. Multiple company employees have indulged in significant insider trading. They now have a $42 PT on the company. On the other hand, a reading of -100 would imply that the stock is oversold and possibly set for a rally. City Holding stated it has 0% of its portfolio in AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE: AKS ). Read More »

Marathon Petroleum to buy Andeavor for more than $23 billion


Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB) has declined 10.68% since April 30, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 1.46% the S&P500. USA oil refiner Marathon Petroleum Corp's ( MPC .N) first-quarter profit jumped 23 percent, led by higher refining and marketing margins. Read More »

Kingham impressive in Pirates debut/Bucs sweep Cards


He doesn't go away from what he has, and he doesn't need anything else. David Freese drew a one-out walk from rookie Jordan Hicks (1-1), advanced to second on a wild pitch, moved to third on Gregory Polanco's groundout. The right-hander has seen his ERA rise from 0.89 to 4.91 over his last two starts. "We went through some turbulence, but ..." They were expected to finish behind the Cubs, Cardinals, and Brewers, but lead all three by a half-game in a very tight division. Read More »

Sprint agree to merger


This merger would combine the fourth and third largest USA wireless companies. We looked at the website whistleOut , where you can plug in plans and phones to get the best deal. Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure told Claman that combining the two companies will provide the best opportunity for bringing a 5G network to wireless customers. Read More »

Sprint and T-Mobile Announce Plans for Merger


The new company will continue to operate under the T-Mobile name, with about $74 billion in annual revenue and 70 million wireless subscribers across the United States, according to Bloomberg . The deal news that T-Mobile is buying Sprint for $26 billion doesn't seem to be helping. Deutsche Telekom AG, T-Mobile's majority owner, would own 42 percent and control the board of the combined company. Read More »

What is it and how is it different to SpaceX — Blue Origin


New Shephard with Crew Capsule 2 .0 at launch site in West Texas. During a launch webcast, Ariane Cornell of Blue Origin said, "Another spectacular test mission". Three of them were from German universities, arranged by the German microgravity research center ZARM and funded by the German space agency DLR. The capsule then separates and floats into suborbit while the booster returns to Earth under its own power and with the help of parachutes. Read More »

8 scribes killed in Kabul twin blasts


Before Monday, 35 journalists had been killed in the country since 1992, according to the CPJ. That attack killed 31 people and wounded 65 others. Popalzai, who knew Marai for more than 14 years, described his friend as a "courageous, hard-working and committed journalist" who faced the challenges of the profession head on. Read More »

Boost for Bayern Munich as Alaba, Martinez fit to face Madrid


Defender Nacho should be available having returned to training following injury, but play-maker Isco and full-back Dani Carvajal are doubts after sustaining problems last Wednesday in Bavaria . "He has scored 39 goals again this year and we are glad that he is with us and that next year he will play with us". "We'll be a very tough opponent; we'll fight and little details will be fundamental", he continued. Read More »

Amazon Prime rates not changing in Canada


The new price will apply to renewals starting on June 16 . It's "never possible to completely predict what consumers will do, but my sense is most prime members are unlikely to balk". Amazon has reported a 43% surge in revenues for the first quarter, fuelled by online shopping in the US. Amazon's results came as the company renewed a deal with the NFL to stream Thursday Night Football games in 2018 and 2019 to Prime subscribers around the world. Read More »

Sainsbury's eyes tech investments ahead of Asda merger


British supermarket chain Sainsbury is set to buy Walmart's Asda in a deal worth $10 billion. U.S. supermarket Walmart owns Asda and, if the merger goes ahead, it would retain a 42% stake in the newly-merged company. The deal would need approval from the competition authorities. Asda was seen as appealing to price-conscious consumers, where Sainsbury targeted a higher-end demographic, and both trailed industry leader Tesco Plc . Read More »

Trump, Merkel air differences on tariffs

It was a rare concession by Merkel, who responded to Trump's America First slogan by saying, "We in Europe have to take our fate into our own hands". Merkel's aides sought to play down expectations that her USA visit will result in a breakthrough on the trade issue. Read More »

NFL Draft live results for Day 2


The former Oklahoma Sooner standout quarterback was selected 1st overall by the Cleveland Browns in Dallas Thursday evening. (You're welcome.) Here's the main point of why he profiles high in either case as a Patriot: He fits their zone scheme really well. Read More »

Cloud and Surface help Microsoft beat earnings estimates


The Azure cloud offering had 93 per cent revenue growth. The tech giant posted 16 per cent increase in revenue and 35 per cent hike in net income from a year earlier. "Today, nearly every company is a tech company, and below are a few examples of companies working closely with Microsoft to advance their digital business strategies". Read More »

Drilling Down Into Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc

The stock price volatility remained at 2.15% in recent month and reaches at 1.87% for the week. The stock decreased 0.26% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $19.39. The return on assets ratio shows how well management is employing the company's total assets to make a profit. While it's Return on Investment (ROI) value is 9.2%. Read More »

Ford confirms dates when Fiesta, Focus and Taurus production will end


Ford says it will transition to producing just two cars - its iconic Ford Mustang and the new Ford Active, a "crossover" vehicle to be released next year. Ford will drop the Fiesta hatchback and Fusion saloon (the American version of the Mondeo ) from its USA line-up by 2020. Ford could also exit or restructure low-performing areas of its business, executives said. Read More »

Is Royal Dutch Shell plc (NYSE:RDS.B) A Great Dividend Stock?


It is kind of a like a radar for how "in-play" a stock is. When we divide the last trade volume by the 3-month average volume, we found out a relative volume of 2.06. Other stocks tend always to have low volume, and aren't of particular interest to short-term traders. Crude prices inched up Thursday, staying within sight of their highest levels in more than three years, as geopolitical tension in the Middle East and concerns about supply disruptions in key oil-producing nations provided ... Read More »

Facebook with profits of $ 5 billion despite the scandal


A top Facebook exec today faces a grilling from the British government over the Cambridge Analytica scandal and the impact of "fake news " on the democratic process. Facebook will introduce new measures to improve transparency around advertising and politics in Britain, an executive said on Thursday, as he faced criticism from British lawmakers over a data scandal. Read More »

Southwest Stock Down with Reservations After Fatality


On Thursday, March 22 the rating was maintained by UBS with "Buy". In Thursday, March 29 report Stephens maintained it with "Buy" rating and $7500 target. JP Morgan's Jamie Baker said no other airline has reported gaining at Southwest's expense - although he noted it would be poor etiquette for other carriers to do so - and that any booking away from Southwest will be short-term. Read More »

Amazon Prime price will increase to $119 in May


Amazon said it expects operating profit this quarter between US$1.1 billion and US$1.9 billion, up from US$628 million a year earlier. This year, it increased the monthly rate to $12.99 a month from $10.99. In 2017, Amazon's worldwide loss had hit $3 billion, more than doubling from $1.28 billion in 2016, while global sales jumped to $54billion from $43.9 billion. Read More »

Cardinals trade up, nab UCLA QB Josh Rosen at No. 10


The sturdy 6-foot-4 signal-caller has racked up an impressive array of passing statistics since his freshman year in 2015, and analysts have praised the right-hander's throwing mechanics, accuracy and poise in the pocket. Rosen wore a white "F--- Trump" bandana around a blue baseball hat while playing at Trump National Golf Club in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif., in April, a round he bought as an ironic birthday present for a friend who supported Bernie Sanders. Read More »

Iran rules out any change to 2015 nuke deal

Trump has called the deal "ridiculous" and has threatened to walk out of it, while French President Emmanuel Macron seeks to negotiate. Midway through a three-day state visit by Macron , the two leaders were remarkably chummy, repeatedly shaking hands and extolling each other's friendship. Read More »

Lexington Realty Trust (LXP) Trending Activity with Technical Depiction


Therefore 77% are positive. Analysts await QTS Realty Trust, Inc. The rating was maintained by FBR Capital with "Buy" on Tuesday , November 14. The stock has "Hold" rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Thursday, August 17. The stock exchanged hands 1.54 Million shares versus average trading capacity of 1.24 Million shares. About 325,457 shares traded. It has underperformed by 38.10% the S&P500. Read More »

Higher Rates Hide a World of Easy Money


Consequently, the US-German and US-Japan yield differentials have widened for the dollar's favor, making the euro and yen lower. If you are not familiar with bonds , they are basically a loan, from one party to another. Hence the latest panic. Accordingly, investors need to get ready for rising Treasury yields to hit the stock market. But also consider the baseline that inflation would be rising from. Read More »

Positive global cues lift crude oil futures


The expired May contract logged a 1.5% gain last week. U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude futures finished Monday's session up 24 cents, at $68.64 a barrel, a new closing high dating to December 1, 2014. "Currently, all bets are off on the USA staying in the nuclear agreement", said Tamas Varga of oil broker PVM, who added this concern was the most significant element of Brent's recent rally. Read More »

Flight 1380 Pilot Deeply Motivated by Christian Faith


Andrew Needum was back home in Celina on Thursday when he spoke out for the first time about Tuesday's tragic incident. Hero pilot Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger praised Southwest Airlines pilot Tammie Jo Schults for keeping calm and steering Flight 1380 to safety after its engine blew out. Read More »

Spurs try to avoid a sweep in one of four Game 4s


During their last five games, the Spurs have scored an average of 97.2 points per game (5.3 below their season average) and allowed an average of 109.2 points per game (8.9 above their season average). San Antonio made big shots when they needed them, and the Warriors could not string together the kind of runs that usually quickly get them back in the game. Read More »

Man City boss Pep Guardiola will be tougher on players next season


For Swansea, the team is four points clear of the drop zone and a draw here will feel like a win. Benjamin Mendy needs a final appearance also and is sure to get his chance following his return from injury. Manager Slavisa Jokanovic has the team firing on all cylinders, outscoring opponents 49-14 during the unbeaten streak and racking up 56 out of a possible 66 points, with just five draws blemishing an otherwise flawless record. Read More »