• Featured Stock to Focus: Whiting Petroleum Corp. (WLL)
Featured Stock to Focus: Whiting Petroleum Corp. (WLL)

Investors who are keeping close eye on the stock of Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:WLL) established that the company was able to keep return on investment at -12.79 in the trailing twelve month while Reuters data showed that industry's average stands at 0.33 and sector's optimum level is 13.79.

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  • Eritrea sides with Gulf nations against Qatar
Eritrea sides with Gulf nations against Qatar

Analysts estimate that at least 40 percent of all of Qatar's food supplies are transported across its land border with Saudi Arabia . Iran has opened its airspace to Qatari flights after Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and UAE all closed off inbound flights from the country.

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  • Top Republican politician Steve Scalise injured in Virginia shooting
Top Republican politician Steve Scalise injured in Virginia shooting

A rifle-toting U.S. man opened fire Wednesday at about two dozen Republican lawmakers and staff holding a baseball practice ahead of a charity game, wounding a top congressman and four others. "I held a cloth over the wound to stop the bleeding as Brad was getting some kind of scissors device to cut through the trousers to try to have better ...

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  • Inflation accelerates to four-year high of 2.9%
Inflation accelerates to four-year high of 2.9%

Last month, inflation saw the largest year-on-year increase since 2007 after it rose to 2.7% in April, compared to 0.3% in April 2016. The amount the average Brit earns is dropping sharply as post-Brexit inflation pressures continue to squeeze, according to the latest data released by the Office for National Statistics on Wednesday .

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  • Michigan Health Chief Charged With Involuntary Manslaughter For Flint Water Crisis
Michigan Health Chief Charged With Involuntary Manslaughter For Flint Water Crisis

Water Supervisor Steven Busch and Michigan Department of Environmental Quality's Drinking Water Chief Liane Shekter-Smith round out the list of those facing charges for the city's water crisis . Lyon was also charged with misconduct in office. Dr. Eden Wells with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services has also been charged...

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  • Mum trapped in London fire posts harrowing videos
Mum trapped in London fire posts harrowing videos

My gut instinct told me just to get the girls out. Yo Haniewicz, who lives around the corner, rushed down to help as soon as she realised what was happening at Grenfell Tower . Because if it wasn't, they would have been sleeping and we would have had more fatalities. Among them are a marketing manager, an emerging artist and several children i...

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  • PM Nawaz returns to Pakistan after day-long Saudi Arabia visit
PM Nawaz returns to Pakistan after day-long Saudi Arabia visit

Qatar said Monday, June 12, 2017, that it had begun shipping cargo through Oman to bypass Gulf countries that have cut off sea and land routes to the tiny, energy-rich nation, the latest move by Doha to show it can survive a diplomatic dispute with its neighbors.

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  • Dollar under pressure as pace of USA inflation slows
Dollar under pressure as pace of USA inflation slows

The Federal Reserve set new policy guidelines for reducing its balance sheet , as outlined in an addendum that was passed unanimously by the Committee. The 0.25 percent interest rate had lasted for three and a half years before the Fed began to increase the rates late last year as a risk mitigation measure.

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  • Redefine International PLC (RDI) Rating Reiterated by JP Morgan Chase & Co
Redefine International PLC (RDI) Rating Reiterated by JP Morgan Chase & Co

As per Thursday, April 28, the company rating was maintained by Peel Hunt. Banque Pictet Cie stated it has 0.07% of its portfolio in Admiral Group plc (LON:ADM). Deutsche Bank maintained it with "Hold" rating and GBX 1515 target in Thursday, August 20 report. On Friday, March 31 the stock rating was maintained by Shore Capital with "Buy".

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  • Rand Wealth LLC Sells 17 Shares of Bank of America Corporation (BAC)
Rand Wealth LLC Sells 17 Shares of Bank of America Corporation (BAC)

The stock has "Outperform" rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Tuesday, November 29. It improved, as 62 investors sold Bank of America Corp shares while 560 reduced holdings. Therefore 80% are positive. QIWI had 7 analyst reports since September 2, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has "Underperform" rating given on Tuesday, August 25 by ...

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  • Is It Time to go for Depomed, Inc. (DEPO), Starbucks Corporation (SBUX)?
Is It Time to go for Depomed, Inc. (DEPO), Starbucks Corporation (SBUX)?

It has underperformed by 55.74% the S&P500. Mar Vista Investment Partners Llc, which manages about $1.80 billion and $2.47 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Ecolab Inc (NYSE:ECL) by 51,078 shares to 753,665 shares, valued at $88.35 million in 2016Q4, according to the filing.

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  • Gamco Investors INC. ET AL Has $1263000 Position in BP plc (BP)
Gamco Investors INC. ET AL Has $1263000 Position in BP plc (BP)

Summit Materials had 20 analyst reports since August 17, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. BP p.l.c. (NYSE:BP) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a "strong sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a note issued to investors on Tuesday, June 6th.

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  • BC Premier in waiting outlines agenda with a number of chiefs
BC Premier in waiting outlines agenda with a number of chiefs

Liberal government looks to extend its fragile minority to at least the end of June. The statement also touts the diversity of the cabinet, which it says is made up of 13 men and nine women. Of the 43 BC Liberal MLAs, 35 are either in cabinet or are parliamentary secretaries. It doesn't provide us with the NDP's full program, or tell us who wil...

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  • Diamondback Energy INC (FANG) Position Boosted by Boston Partners
Diamondback Energy INC (FANG) Position Boosted by Boston Partners

Pepsico Inc now has $168.32 billion valuation. Nine research analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and twelve have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. KeyBanc Capital Markets initiated the shares of FANG in report on Friday, August 14 with "Overweight" rating. On Monday, August 29 the stock rating was initiated by Willi...

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  • Federal Reserve, in show of confidence, raises interest rate again
Federal Reserve, in show of confidence, raises interest rate again

The policymakers now expect their favored measure of inflation to come in at 1.6 percent this year, down from the 1.9 percent they expected in March and below their 2 percent target. Federal Reserve on a possible interest rate hike. The US central bank raised its benchmark policy rate, as had been widely expected, while at the same time ann...

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  • Traders see no further Fed rate rises until next year
Traders see no further Fed rate rises until next year

The move follows a record run of jobs growth in the U.S. that has driven the unemployment rate down to its lowest level in 16 years. Significantly, and possibly in reaction to weaker-than-expected CPI data for May released earlier that same day, the FOMC said it was now "monitoring inflation developments closely".

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  • Death toll climbs in London tower fire
Death toll climbs in London tower fire

A massive fire raced through a high-rise apartment building in West London early Wednesday, leaving an unknown number of people dead and dozens more hospitalized. Chartered surveyor and fire expert Arnold Tarling, from Hindwoods, said the process can create a 25-30mm cavity between the cladding and the insulation.

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  • Sophos Group (LON:SOPH) Analyst Target Changes
Sophos Group (LON:SOPH) Analyst Target Changes

It has a 57.52 P/E ratio. The Firm operates through three divisions: regional bus, London bus and rail. Investors sentiment increased to 2.25 in Q4 2016. Just Eat plc is a United Kingdom-based operator of digital marketplace for takeaway food delivery. Among 25 analysts covering Shire PLC ( LON:SHP ), 20 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 3 Hold.

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  • US Attorney General Jeff Sessions gives heated testimony
US Attorney General Jeff Sessions gives heated testimony

Harris followed up, "Sir, I am not asking about you the principle". Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) said . This week, he asked her to simply let him answer. Trump critics have said that any efforts by the president to hinder an Federal Bureau of Investigation probe could amount to obstruction of justice.

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  • Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras (PBR) Shares Bought by TCW Group Inc
Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras (PBR) Shares Bought by TCW Group Inc

Gould Asset Management LLC CA now owns 17,668 shares of the oil and gas exploration company's stock valued at $171,000 after buying an additional 235 shares during the last quarter. Nevertheless, it is a common misunderstanding that a greater share price directs towards a larger company where stock price might also twist the definite worth of t...

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  • Death toll rises to 12 in London blaze
Death toll rises to 12 in London blaze

Many residents on lower floors escaped. Mainly the kids, because obviously their voices, with their high pitched voices - that will remain with me for a long time. Michael survived by chance. Colleagues said Scalise dragged himself away from the infield leaving a trail of blood as they rushed to his assistance.

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  • Analysts Expect Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc
Analysts Expect Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc

One group that isn't usually discussed around Fed time is drug stocks, but that's going to change now. The overall volume in the last trading session was 1.09 Million shares. Thiel Carsten also sold $495,611 worth of Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc . (NASDAQ:ALXN) on Thursday, January 5. (NASDAQ:ALXN) was sold by MACKAY MARTIN on Monday, February 2...

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  • Stricker eyes first major title
Stricker eyes first major title

And if I play the way that I know I can, I fully expect to have a chance on Sunday". "I think if the field has to hit driver more, that plays into my hands". I think that's knowledge. "We have a wide enough area to hit it and you need to drive the ball well in order to win a U.S. Open", Spieth said. If Johnson does retain the title, he will be ...

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  • Employment at joint record-high but real wages fall
Employment at joint record-high but real wages fall

A double dose of weak retail and inflation data sent the 10-year Treasury yield tumbling 6 basis points to 2.15%, near a seven-month low. The ONS announced that one of the big drivers for May's inflation was the higher cost of holidays overseas for tourists from Britain, who had to pay more for euros and USA dollars.

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  • UPS says San Francisco shooter was an employee
UPS says San Francisco shooter was an employee

Toney said police were still interviewing "dozens" of witnesses who were inside the warehouse to understand what happened. Deng says he "saw police officers go up from the ramp and then storm the buildings". Chaplin said investigators haven't determined a motive for the shooting and that there was no evidence that terrorism played a role. "Co...

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  • Fed raises interest rates
Fed raises interest rates

The rate, which can fluctuate a bit daily, usually settles somewhere in the middle. Importantly, the central bank didn't specify a timetable for introducing the caps, saying only that it expected to begin decreasing reinvestments this year.

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  • Federal Reserve Raises Rates Again: What You Need to Know
Federal Reserve Raises Rates Again: What You Need to Know

Fed officials warned that keeping rates too low, for too long, could limit the bank's ability to respond to a financial crisis. Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari voted against the increase. "While the increase in rates by the Fed has been well anticipated given the progress seen in unemployment, low inflation and wage growth are still a...

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

Consumers are facing headwinds as the Federal Reserve is expected to continue its pace of rate hikes, starting with an anticipated increase at its Wednesday meeting. Despite that, the Fed's favorite measure of price pressures, excluding food and energy components, rose just 1.5 percent in the 12 months through April, down from 1.8 percent in Febr...

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  • London Firefighters Battle High-Rise Inferno; At Least 6 Fatalities Reported
London Firefighters Battle High-Rise Inferno; At Least 6 Fatalities Reported

Flames from the inferno lit up the night and smoke spewed from the windows of the Grenfell Tower in North Kensington where more than 200 firefighters battled the blaze. "Any lessons learnt from this will be borne out not just across London , across the United Kingdom - and lessons learnt globally". - London Fire Brigade says it has rescued 6...

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  • Fed Confident Despite US Economic Data Disappointments Mounting
Fed Confident Despite US Economic Data Disappointments Mounting

The U.S. dollar strengthened against the yen in the late USA session on Wednesday as greenback clawed back from its earlier losses after Fed raised interest rates for second time this year. Even so, numerous barometers the Fed monitors most closely have given it the confidence to keep gradually lifting still-low borrowing rates toward their histo...

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  • Multiple victims from UPS center shooting in San Francisco
Multiple victims from UPS center shooting in San Francisco

UPS workers gather outside after a reported shooting at a UPS warehouse and customer service center in San Francisco on Wednesday, June 14, 2017 . Evan Sernoffsky , Filipa Ioannou and Steve Rubenstein are San Francisco Chronicle staff writers. I want to thank our courageous officers of the San Francisco Police Department, and our dedicated ...

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  • Fed poised to hike rates for 2nd time this year
Fed poised to hike rates for 2nd time this year

Mortgage rates aren't going up immediately. That change, and the reduction in the 2017 inflation forecast, could reduce the urgency policy makers feel to hike rates again in coming months, especially if inflation remains soft. The market's response, called the "taper tantrum", saw the Standard & Poor's 500 index tumble nearly 5% in four days. ...

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  • Chelsea first opponents for Spurs at new 'home' Wembley
Chelsea first opponents for Spurs at new 'home' Wembley

They'll open their campaign against Watford at Vicarage Road - the scene of Emre Can's Goal of the Season last campaign - with the first home game of the season coming against Crystal Palace a week later. One possibility is that the Southampton fixture will be reversed, with Slaven Bilic's side scheduled to visit St Mary's on March 31st, me...

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  • Uber CEO takes leave; report recommends serious re evaluation
Uber CEO takes leave; report recommends serious re evaluation

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick just announced he'll be taking a leave of absence while the company struggles to transform itself in the wake of a brutally bad year full of scandal and crisis. The company is also grappling with a Justice Department review of its reported use of Greyball software to evade law enforcement and a high-profile legal c...

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  • US Federal Reserve raises rates, gives details on balance sheet reduction
US Federal Reserve raises rates, gives details on balance sheet reduction

Earlier this year, the Fed seemed to be pleased that its dual mandate of employment and inflation appeared to be on the cusp of being attained. Therefore, the central bank may need to slow down the pace of tightening. Trump said his program would double growth to 4 percent or better, though the administration based its first budget plan on achiev...

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