Procter & Gamble Co. (NYSE: PG) posted a share price loss of 1.3% last week, not much, but enough to maintain its rank as the worst-performing Dow Jones industrialaverage stock of the year to date. So far in 2018, the shares have lost 20.8%.
The second-worst Dow stock so far this year is General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE), which is down 17.6%. That is followed by 3M Co. (NYSE: MMM), down....More>>>
Great Lakes Advisors LLC bought a new position in shares of Primerica (NYSE:PRI) in the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. The firm bought 6,834 shares of the financial services provider’s stock, valued at approximately $660,000.
Several other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in PRI. Parametrica....More>>>
Russias Putin has never taken his eye off the ball. His ambition is not global hegemony or European conquest. Putin seeks what Russia has always sought: regional hegemony and a set of buffer states in eastern Europe and central Asia that can add to Russias strategic depth.
In Syria, Russia has the warm water port of Tartus which is important when you consider that most Russian ports are....More>>>
When 3G and Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) got together to merge Kraft with Heinz to form Kraft Heinz (KHC), they argued that they could cut expenses to create a more efficient business. But if today’s earnings–which appeared, at least on the surface, to be pretty good–demonstrated anything, it’s that Kraft Heinz might be running out of synergies to juice....More>>>
Analysts predict that Iteris, Inc. (NASDAQ:ITI) will report earnings of ($0.03) per share for the current quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Two analysts have made estimates for Iteris’ earnings. Iteris reported earnings per share of ($0.04) in the same quarter last year, which would suggest a positive year-over-year growth rate of 25%. The company is expected to issue its next earnings....More>>>
While equity investors left and right are scrambling to find ways of benefiting from rising U.S. government bond yields, HSBC strategists are looking to do the opposite.
The bank is recommending that European investors consider buying equities poised to benefit from falling bond yields, based on its view that the 10-year U.S. Treasury yield will peak around the end of the first quarter and....More>>>
Chairman & CEO of Deere & Co (NYSE:DE) Samuel R Allen sold 62,704 shares of DE on 06/01/2017 at an average price of $125 a share. The total sale was $7.8 million.
Deere & Company operates in three business segments: agriculture/ turf, construction/forestry & financial services. The Company helps customers to be more productive to improve the quality of life for people around....More>>>
3 Economic Scenarios for Investors to Watch in Next 5 Years
Federal Reserve officials meeting earlier this month saw an interest-rate increase in the near term even as tepid inflation drove divisions over the policy path and as financial stability concerns cropped up.
It looks all but certain that the Federal Reserve will raise short-term interest rates when it concludes its two-day meeting on March 15. Bank stocks are traditional beneficiaries of higher interest rates, but they have already rallied sharply since the presidential election in November because investors are giddy about potential corporate tax cuts and financial deregulation. If the central bank....More>>>
On May 9, wireless technology giantQualcomm(NASDAQ:QCOM) announced a new stock repurchase program for $10 billion of the company's shares. This program, the company said, replaces a previous buyback authorization that had $1.2 billion remaining (so the net increase in Qualcomm's buyback firepower
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On a busy day for bank earnings, Citigroup (NYSE:C) was one of three big U.S. banks to report results, and despite an earnings beat, the report wasn't great. While the bank's efficiency was strong and loans and deposits grew, the bank missed expectations in several key areas, including trading r
Headlines about Aldeyra Therapeutics (NASDAQ:ALDX) have trended somewhat positive on Saturday, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies
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