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Jobless rates drop in 54 of 55 West Virginia counties

The March unemployment rate for the Hudson Valley Region was 4.1 percent, down from 4.8 percent in February and down from 4.3 percent in March 2016. Paulding Co...


McDonald's US sales climb, customer traffic still a focus

The average estimate of 11 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.32 per share. It also came in above analysts' revenue estimat...


Review of Price Trends: Valero Energy Corporation's (VLO)

The Wagner Bowman Management Corp holds 5,980 shares with $408,000 value, down from 10,580 last quarter. On 1/23/2017 Valero Energy Partners LP announced a ...


Straight Path board likes unsolicited offer

This month, United States wireless carrier AT&T struck a deal to buy Straight Path for $1.25 billion in stock. Shares of Straight Path Communications I...


Eurozone confidence keeps growing but ECB to remain cautious

Inflation fell back to an annual rate of 1.5 per cent in March. A Le Pen victory on May 7 could unsettle financial markets since she has advocated taking France...


Eli Lilly's profit beats on demand for new drugs

The price to earnings growth is 2.53 and the price to sales ratio is 17. Eli Lilly and Company is engaged in drug manufacturing business. Finally, Ledya...


Merkel wants dialogue before Brexit negotiations

Juncker stressed the EU's position that Britain must agree on the terms of the divorce, including its exit bill, before talks on any future EU-UK trade deal can...


'Goofy,' 'Unbecoming': fromer USA ambassadors blast Trump over Canada

The phone call comes a day after Trump signed an executive agricultural order, criticising what he viewed as unfair dairy trade practices and complaining that f...


Oil Prices Edge Higher From OPEC Boost

US crude stocks fell 1 million barrels in the latest week, according to the US Energy Information Administration , less than anticipated. US crude inventor...


Graphic Packaging Holding Company Setting The Table For Earnings

The oscillator ranges from 0 to -100. WI now owns 13,426 shares of the industrial products company's stock valued at $173,000 after buying an additional 3,229 s...


Home prices hit 32-month high

Of the nation's 20 largest cities reporting that month, three reached their all-time highs in January: Seattle, Portland and Denver, the industry survey found. ...


Current Market Buzz: United States Steel Corp. (X), PayPal Holdings, Inc. (PYPL)

United States Steel reported 1Q17 adjusted EPS of ($0.83), missing consensus and JPM estimates of $0.35 and $0.40, respectively. First Allied Advisory Services ...


Wipro revenue outlook flat for first quarter

Earnings per share were 9.32 rupees or $0.14, higher than 9.09 rupees past year. Revenue from IT services grew 4.9 per cent over previous year to $7,705 milli...


Starbucks sales fall short of expectations

Johnson recently replaced Starbucks founder Howard Schultz as CEO. "The best days are in front of us", he said. The coffee retailer reported adjusted earnin...


Violent street gang MS-13 puts Long Island towns in its grip

On Friday, Sessions will travel to Central Islip, Long Island to deliver a speech on the Justice Department's plan to combat gang violence. And they prey on the...


Losses for Hess Corp. continue, but downturn less severe

Finally, KLR Group restated a "buy" rating and set a $72.00 price objective (up previously from $68.00) on shares of Hess Corp.in a research note on Thursday, J...


BHP cuts copper guidance, updates iron ore plans

BHP is a big investor in USA shale sector where it holds more than 838,000 net acres in four shale areas - Eagle Ford, Permian, Haynesville and Fayetteville - w...


Netflix Enters China Streaming Market Via Original Content Licensing Deal

Netflix is to introduce original content in China in a licensing deal with local video streaming service iQiyi.com, the USA company said on Tuesday. CEO Reed...


Donald Trump administration unveils new tax reforms

The Trump administration Wednesday put forth a proposal that it labeled a "massive" tax overhaul, which would give big tax cuts to individuals and corporations ...


LVMH, Arnault to simplify Christian Dior business structure

Big updates in the fashion world: Along with the reveal that LVMH is buying the Christian Dior Couture brand, Dior has announced a major 70th-anniversary ce...


Chipotle investigates a breach in their payment system

A statement posted on Chipotle's website said the company detected unauthorized activity on the network that supports payment processing at its restaurants. If...


Markets Cheer French Election Results, Dow Up Nearly 200

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 216 points or 1.05 percent to settle at 20,763.89. FOCUS: Though Le Pen came second with 21.5 percent of the vote on Sun...


Growing fuel inventories offset dip in crude stockpiles

US crude oil production is also rising, up 10 percent since mid-2016 at 9.27 million bpd. US crude production rose by 13,000 barrels to 9.27 million a day, ac...


Nasdaq hits 6000 for 1st time

Biggest mover on the Dow was Procter & Gamble, down almost 1% after reporting an 8.3% fall in third-quarter profit, caused by slowing consumer spending. In corp...


Saudi Arabia, Venezuela in Talks to Extend Vienna Deal - OPEC

US crude production rose by 17,000 barrels a day to 9.25 million in the week ended April 14, the Energy Information Administration said . Bjarne Schieldrop, ...


Whiting Petroleum Corp (WLL) Rating Reiterated by Royal Bank of Canada

Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management LLC now owns 16,400,452 shares of the oil and gas exploration company's stock valued at $197,133,000 after buying an additio...


Hash brown recall for golf ball pieces expands to Wegmans

McCain Foods says there have been no reported injuries. Still, the hash brown - golf ball recall has made for some pretty on par tweets. It is unclear if th...


Trump appoints Randolph Alles as new Secret Service director

Alles, who retired from the U.S. Marine Corps in 2011 after 35 years in the military, has since served in several leadership positions with Customs and Border P...


Express Scripts tops earnings view, says Anthem unlikely to renew contract

By reviewing stock prices from the stock market history of the company and examining its analysts ratings can give an investment picture with updated informatio...


Audio of Trump travel ban hearing to be broadcast live

Appeals of cases there go to the USA 9th Circuit Court. It is the job of the Justice Department to provide a reasoned case for overruling a federal judge's ...


Xerox Corp's (XRX) "Overweight" Rating Reaffirmed at Morgan Stanley

Stock is now moving with a positive distance from the 200 day simple moving average of approximately 7.91%, and has a solid year to date (YTD) performance of 24...


Analysts At Stifel Reiterated Vernalis PLC (LON:VER) As Hold

The stock's market cap is GBX 46.80 billion. The Firm operates through two divisions: branded and basics. It has a 42.21 P/E ratio. Wall Street Associates hol...


Wikipedia Founder to Launch News Service

The Wikitribune news platform will bring journalists and a community of volunteers together. "We want to make sure that you read fact-based articles that ...


Ashmore Group plc (ASHM) Given "Hold" Rating at Peel Hunt

The analyst stated that the investment firm has set a price target of 650 on shares of LON:WG. Several other equities analysts also recently weighed in on the...


Flying Uber 2020 timetable set

Two areas have already been identified as the initial launch cities: Dallas and Dubai. There a more than a dozen companies working with Uber in realizing flyi...