Pedro Parente, lauded for turning around Brazil’s state-oil giant Petrobras SA, agreed to become chairman of struggling food conglomerate BRF SA, a breakthrough that may end several weeks of fighting among shareholders over who will sit on its board.
Federal investigators have halted an alleged student loan debt relief scam that bilked more than $11 million from consumers nationwide.
Strategic Student Solutions and several related companies falsely promised to reduce or eliminate student loan debt and also offered the borrowers non-existent credit repair services, in exchange for upfront fees and monthly payments, the Federal Trade Commission....More>>>
Sometime last month, I published an article on Seeking Alpha regarding the oil production trends of the Marcellus and Haynesville regions that are covered by the EIA (Energy Information Administration) in its monthly Drilling Productivity Report. Based on my findings, I concluded that the picture should be looking slightly better for oil bulls this year compared to last year for the regions as a....More>>>
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Looking for stocks to buy for March is a tall, tall task. It seems tough to believe the market has any further gains to give following its heroic 3.7% gain last month — especially given Thursday’s weakness and Friday’s tepid follow-up.
But veteran traders know anything is possible, and wise traders have learned the “expect it when you least expect it” lesson....More>>>
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Managing your money is hard enough. But what if your income fluctuates so much that for more than five months of the year, its 25% above or below your monthly average? That kind of roller-coaster financial insecurity is exactly what the authors of the new book The Financial Diaries discovered while tracking the lives of 470 low-....More>>>
March 8, 2017: Markets opened slightly higher Wednesday following the ADP report of a rise of 298,000 jobs last month. If Friday’s federal report on jobs is near that level, an interest rate high becomes a near certainty next week. A massive increase in the U.S. inventory of crude oil sent prices plummeting and left the energy sector as the day’s big loser. WTI crude oil for April delivery....More>>>
March 15, 2017: The S&P 500 closed higher on the day, up 0.84% and 19.81 points to 2,385.26. Separately the DJIA closed up 0.54% on the day at 20,950.10, up approximately 112.73 points. The major story from today was that Janet Yellen and the Fed decided to hike interest rates by 0.25%while signaling that there could be more to come this year. Practically all of the industries in the....More>>>
RBC Capital Markets Robert Stallard and his team met with United Technologies (UTX) CFO Akhil Johri recently, but dont see any reason to get more constructive on the stock.
Stallard reiterated a Sector Perform rating and $108 price target on the shares Monday. He writes that he isnt as confident as the company is about the Geared Turbofan (GTF) project, and China will be a tough market for....More>>>
Lands’ End (NASDAQ:LE) CMO Gill Brown Hong bought 1,525 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Friday, April 13th. The shares were bought at an average price of $22.20 per share, with a total value of $33,855.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief marke