Economy

Analysts Showing Optimistic Trends For Dick's Sporting Goods Inc. (DKS)

Analysts Showing Optimistic Trends For Dick's Sporting Goods Inc. (DKS) It has underperformed by 18.05% the S&P500. In the market the company is trading down by -20.77 percent from yesterday's close. The Gross Margin Score is calculated by looking at the Gross Margin and the overall stability of the company over the course of 8 years. [Full Article...]

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Exits General Electric, Buys Into Synchrony Financial

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Exits General Electric, Buys Into Synchrony Financial Warren Buffett's company has eliminated its stake in General Electric and boosted its investment in the Bank of New York Mellon Corp. The insurer looks to be staying invested in at least one GE legacy business, picking up 17.5 million shares of Synchrony Financial for an estimated $560 million. [Full Article...]

Far East Tensions Cause Gold Prices to Perk

Far East Tensions Cause Gold Prices to Perk The MSCI World index dropped 1.1 per cent overnight in its third straight day of declines and its biggest one-day slide since May 17, as US President Donald Trump stepped up his rhetoric against North Korea . Possibly due to the lack of appetite for risk in the market , the euro suffered on Thursday, down slightly against the dollar by 0.09% at 1.1749, slipping towards a two week low. [Full Article...]

South Australia to Build an Enormous Solar Thermal Plant

South Australia to Build an Enormous Solar Thermal Plant Molten salt can store heat energy for hours or even days and release it on demand, meaning solar thermal plants can produce electricity 24/7 and balance out the energy grid. The steam that's generated drives a single turbine that makes electricity and can keep on doing so at full load for up to 8 hours after the sun goes down. [Full Article...]

EPS for Sorl Auto Parts, Inc. (SORL) Expected At $0.33

EPS for Sorl Auto Parts, Inc. (SORL) Expected At $0.33 For the quarter, shares have been noted at -25.05%. IL boosted its position in U.S. Auto Parts Network by 5.3% in the first quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 6.31% of the company's stock . The company's adjusted operating income of $195.5 million (8.6 percent margin) declined 214 basis points versus prior year, primarily driven by the declines in gross profit and SG&A fac... [Full Article...]

Go to the Movies Every Day for $9.95/Month With MoviePass

Go to the Movies Every Day for $9.95/Month With MoviePass Of the current MoviePass subscribers, about 75 percent are millennials, which tend to be the type of clientele theatres are losing, according to Helios and Matheson Analytics Chairman Ted Farnsworth, who bought a majority stake in MoviePass . [Full Article...]

Costco owes Tiffany $19.4M for selling counterfeit diamond rings

Costco owes Tiffany $19.4M for selling counterfeit diamond rings In her ruling, Manhattan judge Laura Taylor Swain wrote that upper management at the wholesale club "displayed at best a cavalier attitude toward Costco's use of the Tiffany name" when selling about 2,500 rings, The Washington Post reported . [Full Article...]

Uber Settles With FTC Over Data-Privacy Protections

Uber Settles With FTC Over Data-Privacy Protections The FTC said the company could have made low-priced attempts, like using multi-factor authentication, to prevent the breach . Additionally, the FTC complaint alleges that Uber failed to provide on claims that all customer information was "securely stored within our databases". [Full Article...]

Dollar rises after jump in USA retail sales

Dollar rises after jump in USA retail sales Markets in South Korea and India are closed on Tuesday for holidays. Aussie/dollar fell to 0.7885 ahead of the European session, though the pair held above Friday's low of 0.7839, which was its lowest since July 18. The absence of further abrasive rhetoric by US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un over the weekend helped bring investors back to the dollar and out of safe-h... [Full Article...]

Dow Adds 150 Points as Stock Market Ignores North Korea Nuke Threat

Dow Adds 150 Points as Stock Market Ignores North Korea Nuke Threat The U.S. consumer price index for July, released on Friday, inched up 0.1 percent, falling short of market expectations and dampening speculation that the Federal Reserve would conduct another interest rate hike later this year. Fawad Razaqzada of Forex.com told Reuters "the war of words between the leaders of the USA and North Korea continue to dominate investor sentiment". [Full Article...]

Air Berlin files for insolvency

Air Berlin files for insolvency Etihad, which owns 29.2 per cent of the German carrier, said the administration was "extremely disappointing for all parties". "Under these circumstances, as a minority shareholder, Etihad can not offer funding that would further increase our financial exposure". [Full Article...]

Amazon takes on the corner store with Instant Pickup

Amazon takes on the corner store with Instant Pickup In essence, Instant Pickup locations are convenience stores that don't have aisles-and barely have employees. It also features such Amazon's devices as the Echo and a selection of Fire tablets and Kindle readers. But this is Amazon , and its motive with Instant Pickup isn't really about fast snacks. Stay tuned, because we'll likely hear more about Amazon Instant Pickup soon. [Full Article...]

Gates makes largest donation since 2000

Gates makes largest donation since 2000 The second largest was made by Mr Buffett, who donated nearly $3.2bn to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation last month. The $4.6 billion was gifted in the form of 64 million Microsoft shares back on June 6, 2017, however, we've only been made privy to the exchange thanks to a recent Securities & Exchange Commission filing. [Full Article...]

Bill Gates' stake in Microsoft is now just 1.3 percent

Bill Gates' stake in Microsoft is now just 1.3 percent Despite the donation , which stems from a reduction in his stake in Microsoft by 64 million shares, Gates remains the world's richest person. On June 6, Gates donated 640 crore shares valued at $4.6 billion (Rs 29,502 crore). In 2010 Gates joined with Warren Buffett to create the Giving Pledge , promising to give away the bulk of their fortunes and challenging other megawealthy individuals to do... [Full Article...]

USA stocks flat but retail sales lift dollar

USA stocks flat but retail sales lift dollar That was the largest gain since December 2016 and followed June's upwardly revised 0.3 percent rise. Still, July was even better for non-store retailers like Amazon and Jet that have soared in recent years, and increased 1.3 per cent for the month, also their strongest gain since December. [Full Article...]

Retail sales go up 1.2%

Retail sales go up 1.2% However, retail sales for the month of May were revised to show no change instead of the previously reported 0.1% dip. Still, July was even better for non-store retailers like Amazon and Jet that have soared in recent years, and increased 1.3 per cent for the month, also their strongest gain since December. [Full Article...]

TX Has $27804000 Position in Home Depot Inc (HD)

TX Has $27804000 Position in Home Depot Inc (HD) This company shares are 11.03% off its target price of $171.27 and the current market capitalization stands at $184.8B. This is an increase of 331% compared to the average daily volume of 7,312 put options. 17, 2017, the great number of shares acquired came courtesy the Director; Hewett Wayne M. added a total of 350 shares at an average price of $157.11, amounting to approximately $54,989. [Full Article...]

US Stocks Post Weekly Decline

US Stocks Post Weekly Decline Although the decline in sales was slowed and Macy's point to improved business in the second quarter, investors weren't buying it and the retail sector spasmed. For its part, the canadian dollar traded at an average price of 78,83 USĀ¢, up 16 cents compared to its average price of the previous day. With the rhetoric rumbling on, Europe's top-rated German bond yield held near six-week lows. [Full Article...]

German economy, Europe's largest, posts 0.6 pct 2Q growth

German economy, Europe's largest, posts 0.6 pct 2Q growth Germany's economy continued to expand in the second quarter, with the latest growth driven by domestic demand and investment. However, the economist noted that the drivers supporting the domestic economy, like record high employment, higher wages and government consumption, might lose some momentum along the way, without turning negative. [Full Article...]

Target buying transport technology company to expand delivery capabilities

Target buying transport technology company to expand delivery capabilities Target Corp . has agreed to acquire Grand Junction , a tech company specializing in solutions for local delivery, to improve and expand its capabilities in this space. Target and Walmart are playing catch-up with Amazon's Prime service, which already lets members in about 30 metropolitan areas receive orders in as little as an hour. [Full Article...]


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