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Le Brent à plus de 63 dollars — Pétrole


Les cours du pétrole divergeaient jeudi en fin d'échanges européens alors que les marchés sont restés fermés aux Etats-Unis en raison de la célébration de Thanksgiving. Les analystes prévoient que les réserves de brut auront reculé de 2,2 millions de barils, que celles d'essence auront augmenté d'un million de barils et que celles de produits distillés auront diminué d'un million de barils, selon un consensus compilé par l'agence Bloomberg. Lire la suite »

Trump names interim consumer agency head, likely sparking showdown


The 2010 Dodd-Frank Act says the deputy director shall "serve as acting Director in the absence or unavailability of the Director". Elizabeth Warren, but Republicans have criticized the agency for being a regulatory overburden. In his resignation, Cordray effectively announced his acting replacement, Leandra English, who had previously been the CFPB's chief of staff. Since Cordray announced he planned to resign on November 15, the White House has been clear that it would name someone to serve ... Lire la suite »

Unilever starts search to find successor to CEO Paul Polman


Unilever has hired executive search firm Egon Zehnder International to prepare for a change in leadership for one of the top positions in the food and beverage industry. The search is now centred on preparing the Unilever board for the transition process, but a succession will ultimately be led by company chairman Marijn Dekkers. Lire la suite »

Georgetown PD: One hospitalized after shooting in Walmart parking lot


Fraser Street. The victim left the gas station and drove to the Walmart parking lot, where the suspect and victim exchanged words again, police said. The shooting happened around 3 a.m., police said. He was transported to the Medical University of SC for observation. Anyone with information is asked to call the Georgetown Police Department at 843-545-4300 or call the TIP line at 84-545-4400. Lire la suite »

Unbiased Equity Research: The Kroger Co. (KR), Viacom, Inc. (VIAB)


When considering a new stock purchase, a lot of investors find out how Wall Street analysts feel about the company before they buy in. Jefferies maintained Viacom, Inc. Six equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eighteen have issued a hold rating and nine have assigned a buy rating to the company. Lire la suite »

Tencent joins Facebook, Apple, and Amazon in the $500 billion club


The market movement made China's Tencent one of the world's top five most valuable companies, although it is still far short of leader Apple which is now valued at 873 billion. Another big money maker is WeChat, a messaging app that also has payment, social media, and gaming functions. WeChat Pay is embedded in WeChat, China's dominant social messaging app with almost 1 billion users, according to AUB. Lire la suite »

Technical Scrutiny: Caleres, Inc. (CAL), The Gap, Inc. (GPS)


Chevy Chase Trust Holdings Inc. acquired a new position in Caleres during the 2nd quarter worth approximately $204,000. Caleres has $55 highest and $24 lowest target. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink . On 11/22/2017, Wedbush released a statement on Caleres (NYSE:CAL) upped the target price from $0.00 to $32.00 that suggested an upside of 0.17%. Lire la suite »

China tells Australia to butt out of South China Sea dispute


China has urged Australia to refrain from making "irresponsible remarks" after Canberra issued a foreign policy paper citing security risks in the disputed South China Sea caused by Beijing's activities there. "China is also the main buyer of Australian minerals and beef", the editorial said . China claims virtually the entire South China Sea, pitting it against Taiwan and four Southeast Asian nations with overlapping claims in the waterway, which straddles busy global sea lanes and ... Lire la suite »

Traders Sell Shares of Praxair, Inc. (PX) on Strength (PX)

Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A.'s holdings in Praxair were worth $3,671,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Several other institutional investors have also bought shares of the company. However it has a net margin of 14.60%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 8.7% on a year-over-year basis. Comparatively, Praxair Inc. posted earnings of $1.55 per share in the same quarter a year ago. Lire la suite »

Shoppers across U.S. pursue Black Friday deals on Thanksgiving


Retail experts say the shift in shoppers' preference to online makes this holiday shopping season particularly crucial for troubled stores, despite the outlook for spending. "In past years, it's been long, long lines", said Shelton, who wore a black T-shirt emblazoned with the words "Up All Night to Get Lucky #blackfriday". Lire la suite »

Amazon's Jeff Bezos surpasses $100 billion net worth


The stock got a lift from reports that online shopping on Thanksgiving and Black Friday jumped 18% compared with previous year. This year alone, Bezos' fortune has increased by $32.6 billion - more than anyone else on the Bloomberg Billionaire Index. Lire la suite »

S&P 500, Nasdaq end at records on 'Black Friday' hopes


At 10:39 a.m. ET (1449 GMT), the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 44.12 points, or 0.19 percent, at 23,570.3, the S&P 500 was up 4.95 points, or 0.19 percent, at 2,602.03. Ten of the 11 major S&P sectors were higher. The energy index .SPNY and the materials index .SPLRCM were boosted by rising commodities prices. Amazon was up 0.6%, while electronics retailer Best Buy rose 0.9%. Lire la suite »

Safra Catz Sells 394081 Shares of Oracle Co. (ORCL) Stock

It is down 1.12% since November 24, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 9.85% the S&P500. Selway Asset stated it has 1.19% in Oracle Corporation (NYSE: ORCL ). Gotham Asset Management Ltd Com invested in 0.34% or 488,994 shares. First Financial In holds 0.73% of its portfolio in Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) for 22,838 shares. Lire la suite »

Uber to UK Supreme Court: Drivers don't deserve workers' rights


The case will determine whether Uber's drivers should be treated as workers, a status conferring improved rights such as guaranteed minimum wage and holiday pay. Uber says its drivers enjoy the flexibility of their work and are self-employed, entitling them in British law to only basic entitlements such as health and safety. Lire la suite »

SBI to launch new digital service platform


An integrated app, YONO combines all pre-existing apps of SBI , including SBI Buddy into one app. "Each of these is a major step in the replacement of a cash domnated economy with a more digitised one", he added, referring to YONO, the acronym for " You Only Need One ", which will be the first digital banking platform to offer customised products and offers from over 60 e-commerce players by leveraging analytics, besides a range of banking and financial services. Lire la suite »

Légère augmentation du chômage en octobre


En ajoutant les catégories B et C (personnes exerçant une activité réduite), le nombre d'inscrits à Pôle emploi reste stable, avec 100 personnes supplémentaires en un mois, à 5.616.000 (5.923.200 en incluant les départements d'Outre-mer, également stable sur un mois). Lire la suite »

Brokers Ratings on: Discovery Communications, Inc. (DISCA)

Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Discovery Communications from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Friday, August 18th. Credit Suisse Group dropped their price objective on shares of Discovery Communications from $22.00 to $18.00 and set a "neutral" rating for the company in a research note on Monday, November 6th. Lire la suite »

Bank of Montreal (BMO) Analysts See $2.02 EPS


Can now owns 6,098,215 shares of the bank's stock worth $460,556,000 after buying an additional 390,688 shares in the last quarter. Shares of Bank Of Montreal ( BMO ) opened at $78.35 on Tuesday. The company had revenue of $5.46 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $5.52 billion. Bank Of Montreal had a net margin of 20.04% and a return on equity of 14.36%. Lire la suite »

No third time charm for Emerson's $38bn takeover bid of Rockwell Automation


Blake Moret, president and chief executive officer, said, "The Rockwell Automation Board and management team are confident in the Company, our strategic direction, and our ability to continue delivering exceptional shareowner returns and value creation in excess of Emerson's proposal, particularly given the weakened position and dis-synergies that would result from combining our two organizations, and the risks associated with Emerson's stock-based currency". Lire la suite »

Russian Federation and OPEC agree to extend oil output cuts until end


Russian Federation said on Friday it is ready to support extending a deal among oil producers on cutting output, less than a week before OPEC meets in Vienna to discuss policy, although it has yet to say how long it should be for. An understanding had also been reached that an announcement should be made at that OPEC meeting, scheduled for 30 November. He declined to say whether Russian Federation favors an extension now. Lire la suite »