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United States home prices reach a 30-month high in December

United States home prices reach a 30-month high in December

That's up from 5.6% the month before. Home prices continued their rise in December, according to the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Indices, a measure of USA home prices. And speaking of mortgage rates, the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) announced that the National Average Contract Mortgage Rate for the Purchase of Previously Occupied Homes by Combined Lenders Index was 4.22 percent for loans closed in late January, up 22 basis points from four percent in December. Read More

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Palo Alto Networks Inc's (PANW) Management Points Finger At GTM Strategy

Wells Fargo & Company restated an "outperform" rating and set a $176.00 price target (down previously from $187.00) on shares of Palo Alto Networks in a research note on Monday, November 28th. "( PANW ) Price Target Cut to $155.00" was published by The Cerbat Gem and is the sole property of of The Cerbat Gem. If you are reading this piece of content on another website, it was illegally stolen and reposted in violation of USA & global copyright and trademark laws. Read More

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Pro-Trump 'Massive' Rallies Are Massive Failures

Two groups plans to gather in St. Augustine on Monday for rallies for and against President Donald Trump. Minuscule would be more accurate. Facebook posts said the events would be peaceful and patriotic... and 2 p.m. At least one counter-protester also showed up. "It's about time Trump had a pro-Trump rally", said Lance Rivera, a disabled military veteran. Read More

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'Get Out' Rakes in $1.8M Thursday Night

I suspect the movie - which cost only $5 million to make - will continue to thrive based on word of mouth, much like another Blumhouse film has in 2017, M. Its domestic take is now just over $133 million with its global haul now standing at an impressive $200 million. Also opening in limited release is GKIDS' My Life As a Zucchini which earned $28,206 from two theaters for a $14,103 per-screen average and Roadside Attractions' Bitter Harvest, which earned $207,235 from 127 theaters for a ... Read More

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Mnuchin: Zero Cuts To Entitlements In New Budget

Mnuchin: Zero Cuts To Entitlements In New Budget

Don't expect to see that as part of this Budget". "So the fact that we're not ready to do it next week and they're [Congress] working on ObamaCare now, that doesn't mean that this is less important - they're both very important". Louis, leaving his wife and daughters, who are citizens, behind in the U.S. The new Treasury secretary's comments double down on earlier statements from the Trump administration that policies such as regulatory relief and tax cuts can more than pay for themselves by ... Read More

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Wal-Mart Stores Inc

Wal-Mart Stores Inc

Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT)'s total market worth is $225.84B along with 3.08B outstanding shares. Six investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nineteen have issued a hold rating and eleven have given a buy rating to the company. Read More

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Zanganeh: OPEC Determined to Manage Crude Oil Market

Zanganeh: OPEC Determined to Manage Crude Oil Market

Crude futures maintained losses Friday after oil-field services firm Baker Hughes Inc.(BHI) said the number of US rigs drilling for oil rose by 5 this week to 602. Iran was exempted from the production cut as Tehran argued its output should be allowed to recover after the lifting of worldwide sanctions in January previous year. Read More

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HP Enterprises Lowers Profit Forecast for Full Year

The share price is now 4.6 percent versus its SMA20, 5.26 percent versus its SMA50, and 15.17 percent versus its SMA200. FMR LLC boosted its position in shares of Hewlett Packard Enterprise by 7.0% in the second quarter. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, March 13th. Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company's payout ratio is now 14.21%. If you are reading this story on another publication, it was copied illegally and reposted in violation of United States and worldwide trademark & ... Read More

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How political will the Oscars get? Place your bets

How political will the Oscars get? Place your bets

The ceremony on Sunday will be presented by talk show host Jimmy Kimmel, who is expected to strike a delicate balance between lampooning Hollywood and speaking out on political topics. Mike: Yeah, I think The Salesman will win an an eff you to Trump. My pick for best film of 2017, "Moonlight", also has an outside shot, but the smart money is on "La La Land". Read More

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Spirit Realty Capital, Inc. (SRC) Consensus EPS Forecasts

Sheaff Brock Investment Advisors LLC now owns 14,565 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock valued at $194,000 after buying an additional 192 shares during the last quarter. Several analysts have released their opinion on Spirit Realty Capital, Inc. FBR & Co assumed coverage on shares of Spirit Realty Capital in a research report on Wednesday, January 4th. Read More

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USA stocks retreat from records ahead of Fed minutes

USA stocks retreat from records ahead of Fed minutes

The federal funds rate is the overnight rate on loans between banks, and it is effectively the single most influential interest rate in the US economy, as it has widespread affects on domestic monetary and financial conditions. The officials added that it would take "some time" for the outlook to become clearer. Fed officials have forecast three rate increases in 2017 and two to three annually over the next couple of years. Read More

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The Chevron Corp. (CVX) Stake Held by the Cohen Klingenstein LLC

Several other large investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in CVX . Cutler Investment Counsel LLC now owns 88,363 shares of the company's stock worth $9,094,000 after buying an additional 681 shares during the period. The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, March 10th. Investors of record on Thursday, February 16th will be given a $1.08 dividend. Read More

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GST council meeting to discuss crucial draft laws on Saturday

GST council meeting to discuss crucial draft laws on Saturday

He highlighted the need to pass the four enabling legislations in the second half of the Budget Session to ensure the timely roll out of GST. GST council meet took place in Udaipur today. This, he said, would require one more major meeting of the Council to give its approval to the specific items in each of the slabs. (3) the powers of the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) for GST audit. Read More

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Delta Air Lines just gave employees another $1 billion reward

Delta Air Lines, Inc. has P/S value of 0.97 while its P/B value stands at 3.05. Also, there are 1 buy, 0 sell and 0 strong sell ratings, collectively assigning a 1.45 average brokerage recommendation. Institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the stock. Finally, FTB Advisors Inc. boosted its stake in Delta Air Lines by 7.4% in the third quarter. Read More

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'Truths Not Tweets': Protesters Greet Trump at Boeing Plant

'Truths Not Tweets': Protesters Greet Trump at Boeing Plant

Trump stood directly in front of the new jet, which is exclusively built in North Charleston , as he talked to S.C. leaders and thousands of Boeing workers who built the plane. Nikki Haley as his United Nations ambassador. "The union also affects your immediate managers", Al Reatz, a retried Boeing Co manager, told workers in a recording obtained by The New York Times . Read More

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