• Refinance Re-awakes, Loan Size Highest in 9 Months
Refinance Re-awakes, Loan Size Highest in 9 Months

The Mortgage Bankers Association's seasonally adjusted weekly index remains 12 percent lower compared with a year ago, when rates were slightly lower. The effective rate remained unchanged from last week. Last week's decline in mortgage rates, however, failed to spur requests for loans to buy a home.

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  • Mondelez International, Inc. (MDLZ) Downgraded to Sell at BidaskClub
Mondelez International, Inc. (MDLZ) Downgraded to Sell at BidaskClub

Bank of America maintained it with "Underperform" rating and $82 target in Friday, September 25 report. The rating was initiated by Susquehanna with "Positive" on Monday, October 26. (NASDAQ:MDLZ) during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. They expect $0.48 EPS, up 9.09% or $0.04 from ...

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  • Fed raises key rate and unveils plan to reduce bond holdings
Fed raises key rate and unveils plan to reduce bond holdings

In addition, we expect both the Fed's statement as well as Fed Chief Yellen's press conference to keep it on course to start unwinding its bloated balance sheet later this year. Hong Kong shares were little changed on Wednesday, lagging a record run in Wall Street, as investors waited for more clues from the Federal Reserve on future U.S.

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  • Sheriff: Lawmen 'desperately' searching for killer inmates
Sheriff: Lawmen 'desperately' searching for killer inmates

A Tennessee man is one of two who allegedly killed two correctional officers and escaped from a Georgia prison. The escaped prisoners have been identified as Donnie Russell Rowe, 43, and Ricky Dubose, 24, according to the Georgia Department of Corrections.

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  • 39-day weekends-only recreational red snapper season
39-day weekends-only recreational red snapper season

Federal waters start nine nautical miles from shore. "Any more time you can fish has got to be a good thing for the people on the Gulf Coast I would say", said John Breland as he was getting on a charter boat. "With the cooperation of our anglers, we can make this happen". Local folks wanted me to fight for their right to fish, and I was happy to...

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  • Traders now see next Fed rate hike as soon as March 2018
Traders now see next Fed rate hike as soon as March 2018

The STOXX 600 index fell 0.3 percent with the banks, whose lending business gets a boost in margins when rates rise, taking off most points from the pan-European index with a fall of 1.3 percent. The bank also said it would begin cutting its bond holdings and other securities this year. It also unveiled a plan for shrinking its balance sheet ...

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  • Pantry vehicle staffer held for 'raping' passenger in moving train
Pantry vehicle staffer held for 'raping' passenger in moving train

Mumbai: Government Railway Police (GRP) of Surat registered a case on Monday after a 23-year-old-woman was allegedly raped inside a moving train by a pantry auto employee on June 9. He was identified on the basis of the description provided by the victim. The report quoted her as saying that she, along with another woman, had boarded the tra...

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  • Analysts Near-Term outlook: Philip Morris International Inc. (PM), Texas Instruments Incorporated (TXN)
Analysts Near-Term outlook: Philip Morris International Inc. (PM), Texas Instruments Incorporated (TXN)

Relative Strength Index (RSI-14) for Texas Instruments Inc. It has outperformed by 23.61% the S&P500. 710,743 are owned by Ferguson Wellman Capital Management Incorporated. The company's market cap is $80.74 Billion, and the average volume is 4.57 Million. Gamble Jones Counsel holds 145,208 shares. JP Morgan downgraded the shares of FUL in report o...

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  • Fed Raises Key Interest Rate For The Fourth Time Since 2015
Fed Raises Key Interest Rate For The Fourth Time Since 2015

TECH BOUNCE: U.S. tech stocks bounced back but still are below last week's record-high prices. Benchmarks in New Zealand and Thailand rose while Singapore and Manila retreated. They are just catching up with reality: The jobless rate has dropped with unexpected speed - to a 16-year-low 4.3 percent in May. "After the slowdown in the first quarter,...

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  • First Bancorp (FBNC) Upgraded to
First Bancorp (FBNC) Upgraded to "Buy" at ValuEngine

Lee Advisors (Alternative) VI - Ltd. on Tuesday, February 7. State of Alaska Department of Revenue raised its position in First Financial Bancorp.by 1.9% in the first quarter. Trexquant LP holds 62,613 shares. Hennessy Advisors Inc acquired 255,000 shares as First Bancorp P R (FBP)'s stock declined 17.25%. Profund Ltd holds 0.02% or 14,052 shares i...

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  • Stifel Nicolaus Reiterates
Stifel Nicolaus Reiterates "Buy" Rating for PDC Energy Inc (PDCE)

It has underperformed by 66.49% the S&P500. Tortoise Capital Advisors Llc decreased Pdc Energy Inc ( PDCE ) stake by 5.5% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Comparatively, PDC Energy, Inc. posted earnings of $-0.37 per share in the same quarter previous year. "Similarly, the company's CEO, President & Director BROOKMAN BARTON R JR on 2017-04-03 Sel...

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  • The Snap's (SNAP) Hold Rating Reiterated at Aegis
The Snap's (SNAP) Hold Rating Reiterated at Aegis

Snap Inc., formerly Snapchat, Inc., is a camera company. Other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Bailard Inc. Snap-On's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 30.08%. TRADEMARK VIOLATION WARNING: This piece of content was first published by Chaffey Breeze and is owned by of Chaffey Breeze.

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  • Timber Hill Lowered Autodesk (ADSK) Stake; Western Asset Has 1.09 Sentiment
Timber Hill Lowered Autodesk (ADSK) Stake; Western Asset Has 1.09 Sentiment

The company was upgraded on Friday, May 19 by RBC Capital Markets. (NASDAQ: ADSK ) or 90 shares. A number of analysts recently issued reports on ADSK shares. The software company reported ($0.16) earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.24) by $0.08. Autodesk, Inc.

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  • Fed raises rates for second time in 2017
Fed raises rates for second time in 2017

At 9:45 a.m. ET, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 9.23 points, or 0.04 percent, at 21,337.7. The move marks an increase of a full percentage point since 2015 and represents the first time that the number is above 1 percent since 2008.

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  • Is Buying Liberty Interactive Corporation Qvc Gro (NASDAQ:QVCA) Here Good Idea?
Is Buying Liberty Interactive Corporation Qvc Gro (NASDAQ:QVCA) Here Good Idea?

It has outperformed by 36.68% the S&P500. Thomas Bancroft increased its stake in Liberty Interactive Corp ( QVCA ) by 1.14% based on its latest 2016Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Bessemer Grp accumulated 0% or 183 shares. Among 48 analysts covering Twitter ( NYSE:TWTR ), 7 have Buy rating, 19 Sell and 22 Hold. Therefore 25% are positive.

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  • Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM) Shares Sold by Addenda Capital Inc
Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM) Shares Sold by Addenda Capital Inc

Kopp Invest Advisors Ltd Liability Corporation reported 6,820 shares or 0.65% of all its holdings. The SI to Mine Safety's float is 0.92%. About 679 shares traded. Private Wealth Advsr accumulated 2.22% or 53,024 shares. A stock rating will generally tell the investor how well a stock's market value relates to what analysts believe is a fair value ...

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  • Crude Oil Prices Tumble 5% on Gulf Rift, High US Inventory
Crude Oil Prices Tumble 5% on Gulf Rift, High US Inventory

The report also revealed a shock increase in diesel and petrol inventories after the EIA estimated United States demand fell by 1 million barrels a day last week. Oil prices were supported by tensions surrounding Qatar with some expectations that disruptions to loadings could have a significant impact in undermining shipments and support prices.

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  • Fed cuts inflation, unemployment rate forecasts
Fed cuts inflation, unemployment rate forecasts

The Fed gave a clear outline on its plan to reduce its $4.2 trillion portfolio of Treasury bonds and mortgage-backed securities, most of which were purchased in the wake of the 2007-2009 financial crisis and recession. Inflation on a 12-month basis is expected to remain somewhat below 2 percent in the near term but to stabilize around the Committ...

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  • DuPont Fabros Technology Inc
DuPont Fabros Technology Inc

Robert W. Baird downgraded it to "Neutral" rating and $63 target in Monday, June 12 report. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE:STZ) on Thursday, August 27 with "Buy" rating. Fcg Advsr Lc holds 0.12% of its portfolio in Constellation Brands, Inc. 20,143 are owned by Chase Invest Counsel Corp. Among 14 analysts covering Dup...

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  • Investors Catching Stocks JetBlue Airways Corporation (JBLU)
Investors Catching Stocks JetBlue Airways Corporation (JBLU)

The stock, after opening at $22.91, hit $23.05 through the close by scoring 1.05%. About 1.49M shares traded. It has outperformed by 2.05% the S&P500. Similarly, the company's last 5 years high P/E ratio is 16.57 and low P/E is 10.08, whereas, the industry's and sector's high P/E for the past year is 75.64 and 46.37 respectively and low P/E ratio f...

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