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Asian shares mixed as focus turns to Federal Reserve meeting
Asian shares mixed as focus turns to Federal Reserve meeting
| January 27th | 2021  1:57AM
Asian shares mixed as focus turns to Federal Reserve meeting
Stocks are mixed in Asia as investors focus on the Federal Reserve policy meeting that ends Wednesday. Shares rose in Hong Kong and Tokyo but fell in Seoul and Sydney. Shanghai was little changed. The Fed is expected to keep its extremely supportive policy stance unchanged given the slow progress in vanquishing the pandemic, analysts said.
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UN panel: Yemen's war being fueled by economic profiteering
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| January 27th | 2021  12:44AM
UN panel: Yemen's war being fueled by economic profiteering
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Economic profiteering is fueling the catastrophe in Yemen, where a six-year war has involved attacks on civilians, forced disappearances and other violations of human rights and international law, U.N. experts said in a new report. The experts estimate Houthi rebels diverted at least $1.8 billion in 2019 that was supposed to go to the government to pay salaries and provide basic services to citizens.
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Kerry aims to talk US back into a lead role in climate fight
Kerry aims to talk US back into a lead role in climate fight
| January 27th | 2021  12:05AM
Kerry aims to talk US back into a lead role in climate fight
From a wood-paneled library in his Boston mansion, new climate envoy John Kerry is talking the U.S. back into a leading role in global climate action, making clear the nation isn't just revving up its own efforts to reduce oil, gas and coal pollution but that it intends to push everyone in the world to do more, too. Kerry’s diplomatic…
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AP sources: Biden to pause oil and gas sales on public lands
AP sources: Biden to pause oil and gas sales on public lands
| January 27th | 2021  12:02AM
AP sources: Biden to pause oil and gas sales on public lands
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is set to announce a wide-ranging moratorium on new oil and gas leasing on U.S. lands and waters, as his administration moves quickly to reverse Trump administration policies on energy and the environment and address climate change. Two people with knowledge of Biden’s plans outlined the proposed moratorium, which will be announced Wednesday.
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Asian shares mixed following lackluster day on Wall Street
Asian shares mixed following lackluster day on Wall Street
| January 26th | 2021  11:58PM
Asian shares mixed following lackluster day on Wall Street
Asian stocks were mixed on Wednesday after a lackluster session on Wall Street. Benchmarks logged moderate gains in Hong Kong and Tokyo, but were flat in Sydney and Shanghai. Australian shares declined. Markets have meandered since last week as investors weighed solid corporate earnings results against renewed worries…
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Walgreens taps Starbucks exec Brewer as its new CEO
Walgreens taps Starbucks exec Brewer as its new CEO
| January 26th | 2021  9:43PM
Walgreens taps Starbucks exec Brewer as its new CEO
Walgreens said Tuesday it has tapped Starbucks executive Roz Brewer as its new CEO, which will make her the only Black woman leading a Fortune 500 company. Starbucks announced Tuesday that Brewer was departing after a little more than three years as its chief operating officer. Walgreens later confirmed that Brewer will take over as its…
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Starbucks' recovery, solid in China, still slow in the US
Starbucks' recovery, solid in China, still slow in the US
| January 26th | 2021  9:00PM
Starbucks' recovery, solid in China, still slow in the US
Starbucks’ recovery slowed at the end of last year as U.S. coronavirus cases mounted, but the coffee titan says it’s confident its U.S. business will fully recover by March. “I am optimistic, because this year holds tremendous promise for healing," Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson said in a conference call with analysts Tuesday. …
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Indonesia detains Iranian, Chinese crews of seized tankers
Indonesia detains Iranian, Chinese crews of seized tankers
| January 26th | 2021  7:42PM
Indonesia detains Iranian, Chinese crews of seized tankers
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian authorities have detained the Iranian and Chinese crewmembers of two tankers that were seized for illegally transferring oil in Indonesian waters, an official said Tuesday. “The Iranian-flagged MT Horse and Panamanian-flagged MT Freya are on the way to Batam island now. The crews are being detained for further investigation,” Maritime Security Agency spokesperson Wisnu Pramandita said.
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Democrats prep Biden's virus aid package with or without GOP
Chuck Schumer, Patty Murray
| January 26th | 2021  7:24PM
Democrats prep Biden's virus aid package with or without GOP
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats are preparing to push ahead quickly on President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package even if it means using procedural tools to pass the legislation on their own, leaving Republicans behind. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer told senators to be ready to vote as soon as next week on a budget reconciliation package that would lay the groundwork for swift passage.
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Microsoft keeps chugging as pandemic continues
Microsoft keeps chugging as pandemic continues
| January 26th | 2021  7:04PM
Microsoft keeps chugging as pandemic continues
As the pandemic raged through the U.S., Microsoft's business continued chugging ahead and beat Wall Street expectations for the last three months of 2020, powered by ongoing demand for its workplace software and cloud computing services as people worked from home. The company on Tuesday reported fiscal second-quarter profit of $15.5 billion,…
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Department store chain Belk filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy
Department store chain Belk filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy
| January 26th | 2021  6:39PM
Department store chain Belk filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Belk, the North Carolina-based department store chain which has catered to generations of shoppers for nearly 190 years, announced Tuesday that it will file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The chain’s owner, private equity firm Sycamore Partners, said in a news release that Belk will continue with “normal operations” as it goes through bankruptcy, The Charlotte Observer reported.
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Starbucks' recovery, solid in China, still slow in US
Starbucks' recovery, solid in China, still slow in US
| January 26th | 2021  5:44PM
Starbucks' recovery, solid in China, still slow in US
Starbucks’ recovery slowed at the end of last year as U.S. coronavirus cases mounted, but the coffee titan says it’s confident its U.S. business will fully recover by March. The Seattle-based company said Tuesday that its global sales at stores opened at least a year fell 5% in the October-December period. That was an improvement from…
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Yellen says Treasury focus to help nation reeling from virus
Kamala Harris, Janet Yellen, George Akerlof
| January 26th | 2021  5:26PM
Yellen says Treasury focus to help nation reeling from virus
WASHINGTON (AP) — Janet Yellen, sworn in Tuesday as the nation's 78th Treasury secretary and the first woman to hold the office, said in a message to the department's 84,000 employees that they would play a major role in addressing the country's biggest economic challenges. “In addition to the pandemic, the country is also facing a climate…
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How major US stock indexes fared Tuesday
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| January 26th | 2021  4:58PM
How major US stock indexes fared Tuesday
Stocks ended lower on Wall Street Tuesday after spending most of the day in the red as investors weighed solid corporate earnings results against growing concerns about the pandemic. The S&P 500 lost 0.1%, pulled down by losses in banks and industrial companies. Gains for some Big Tech companies like Amazon and Facebook helped keep the losses in check.
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Stocks give up an early lead and end lower on Wall Street
Stocks give up an early lead and end lower on Wall Street
| January 26th | 2021  4:56PM
Stocks give up an early lead and end lower on Wall Street
Stocks capped a day of muted trading on Wall Street with slight losses Tuesday, giving back some of their modest gains from a day earlier. The S&P 500 slipped 0.1% after spending much of the day drifting between small gains and losses. Declines in banks, industrial companies and elsewhere pulled the market lower. Gains in some Big Tech companies, including Amazon and Facebook, helped keep the losses in check.
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Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities
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| January 26th | 2021  4:34PM
Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities
Benchmark U.S. crude oil for March delivery fell 16 cents to $52.61 a barrel Tuesday. Brent crude oil for March delivery rose 3 cents to $55.91 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline for February delivery rose 2 cents to $1.58 a gallon. February heating oil was flat at $1.60 a gallon. February natural gas rose 5 cents to $2.66 per 1,000 cubic feet. Gold for February delivery fell $4.30 to $1,850.90 an ounce.
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It’s Time to Buy Ford (NYSE: F) Stock as a EV Play
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| January 26th | 2021  6:30AM
It’s Time to Buy Ford (NYSE: F) Stock as a EV Play
U.S. major automobile manufacturer Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F) stock has recently rallied on the electric vehicle (EV) momentum that has finally flowed from first movers like Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) into the traditional U.S. automakers lead by General Motors (NYSE: GM). Shares up over 25% year-to-date (YTD) and vastly outperforming the benchmark S&P 500 index (NYSEARCA: SPY).
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3 Home Improvement Stocks that Can Upgrade Your Portfolio
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| January 26th | 2021  6:12AM
3 Home Improvement Stocks that Can Upgrade Your Portfolio
As we look back on some of the businesses that have benefitted from pandemic-related tailwinds over the past year, home improvement companies are certainly at the top of the list. These businesses saw surges in demand for their products and services as people were stuck at home and practiced social distancing, which resulted in money flowing into their stocks.
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3 Growing Small-Cap Banks For Dividend-Growth Investors
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| January 26th | 2021  6:00AM
3 Growing Small-Cap Banks For Dividend-Growth Investors
Regional Banks Poised For Growth In 2021 The financial sector (NYSEARCA:XLF) is poised for a major rebound in 2021 and not just the big banks. The smaller regional and community banks may not come with the same exposures but are still well-situated to benefit from the coming economic boom. When I say boom I mean the rebound in economic activity that is already building.
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Zacks: Analysts Anticipate L Brands, Inc. (NYSE:LB) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $4.78 Billion
$1.52 Billion in Sales Expected for Crown Castle International Corp. (REIT) (NYSE:CCI) This Quarter
Brokerages Expect Lam Research Co. (NASDAQ:LRCX) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $3.33 Billion
Endo International plc (NASDAQ:ENDP) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $641.21 Million
Oxford Industries, Inc. (NYSE:OXM) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $217.02 Million
$52.14 Million in Sales Expected for Royal Caribbean Group (NYSE:RCL) This Quarter
$2.47 Billion in Sales Expected for J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:JBHT) This Quarter
Eagle Materials Inc. (NYSE:EXP) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $386.36 Million
$455.45 Million in Sales Expected for Compass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE:CMP) This Quarter
$1.15 Billion in Sales Expected for TreeHouse Foods, Inc. (NYSE:THS) This Quarter
Analysts Expect Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $4.97 Billion
$555.07 Million in Sales Expected for Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ:CHKP) This Quarter
Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $3.79 Billion
$362.23 Million in Sales Expected for Quaker Chemical Co. (NYSE:KWR) This Quarter
$1.07 Billion in Sales Expected for Gartner, Inc. (NYSE:IT) This Quarter
$1.11 Billion in Sales Expected for Workday, Inc. (NASDAQ:WDAY) This Quarter
Brokerages Expect Molson Coors Beverage (NYSE:TAP) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $2.41 Billion
$4.18 Billion in Sales Expected for Core-Mark Holding Company, Inc. (NASDAQ:CORE) This Quarter
$2.21 Billion in Sales Expected for Asbury Automotive Group, Inc. (NYSE:ABG) This Quarter

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at $235.00
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at Outperform
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PII
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TFII
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TFII
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IAC/InterActiveCorp
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