The Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCL) Plans Dividend Increase - $0.60 Per Share

Timber Hill Llc who had been investing in Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $25.51 billion market cap company. British Amern Tob Plc Sponsore (NYSEMKT:BTI) was raised too. Shares of OPK have increa... More..

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European Central Bank readies to outline stimulus future, possibly in October
by | Thursday, September 07, 2017

European Central Bank readies to outline stimulus future, possibly in October

Along with ultra-low interest rates and cheap loans to banks, the ECB's 60-billion-euro ($71.5-billion) of bond purchases per month are created to encourage growth in the euro area and pushing inflation towar...More..

Putin calls for talks with North Korea
by | Thursday, September 07, 2017

Putin calls for talks with North Korea

Putin was attending a meeting in Xiamen , China, of leaders of five emerging economic powers known as BRICS - Brazil, Russia , India, China and South Africa. (STAND-UP) "As geopolitical tensions escalate in a...More..

Jobless Claims Surge Following Harvey, 50K in Texas Alone
by | Thursday, September 07, 2017

Jobless Claims Surge Following Harvey, 50K in Texas Alone

While this week's surge in jobless claims was expected by just about everybody who looks at it, one group that got it completely wrong were economists. The four-week moving average was 250,250, an increase of 1...More..

30-Year Mortgage Rate Hits Another 2017 Low
by | Thursday, September 07, 2017

30-Year Mortgage Rate Hits Another 2017 Low

Last week, the average interest rate on conforming 30-year fixed-rate mortgages fell to 4.06 per cent, a nine-month low, from 4.11 per cent the prior week, the MBA said. The fee on 15-year loans also remained a...More..

United Airlines won't be fined for forcibly removing passenger from seat
by | Thursday, September 07, 2017

United Airlines won't be fined for forcibly removing passenger from seat

Yesterday a letter from the US Department of Transportation dated May 12 was released by a passenger rights groups in which officials stated they found no reason to fine the airline, reports the Los Angeles Ti...More..

Trump, Democrats reach agreement on debt, funding
by | Thursday, September 07, 2017

Trump, Democrats reach agreement on debt, funding

Rep. Roger Williams supports sending billions for Harvey aid, but said in a statement early Wednesday he was "disappointed there has been mention of combining this critical funding with a debt ceiling increas...More..

Britain says to pursue balanced post-Brexit immigration policy
by | Thursday, September 07, 2017

Britain says to pursue balanced post-Brexit immigration policy

The 82-page government paper, which has not been approved by ministers, suggests new immigration arrangements would be introduced "gradually" following Brexit , with an implementation period lasting at least t...More..

Amazon plans to build second, 'equal' headquarters outside Seattle
by | Thursday, September 07, 2017

Amazon plans to build second, 'equal' headquarters outside Seattle

In a statement released Thursday morning, the ecommerce giant, which ranks number two on the Dealerscope Top 101 CE retailers , said HQ2 will create tens of thousands of jobs in construction and related indu...More..

GBP/USD Consolidates Above 1.3000, Dollar Remains Under Pressure
by | Thursday, September 07, 2017

GBP/USD Consolidates Above 1.3000, Dollar Remains Under Pressure

The ECB is expected to leave monetary policy frozen but offer more indication on when it could make a decision on lightening its aggressive quantitative easing (QE) scheme. Ironically, though, every 10% rise in...More..

Korea crisis rattles markets in Europe and Asia
by | Thursday, September 07, 2017

Korea crisis rattles markets in Europe and Asia

Large banks were hammered as investors fled into US Treasury bonds, a low-risk asset, which was expected to crimp net interest margins, a key source of profits. Speaking at a summit of the world's biggest emerg...More..

Fed rate hikes may be damaging the economy - Kashkari
by | Thursday, September 07, 2017

Fed rate hikes may be damaging the economy - Kashkari

Yet she made the case for caution given the trend of depressed "underlying" inflation, and the lack of unsafe financial asset bubbles that would force the Fed to raise rates more quickly. "Both of those, if tho...More..

Irma bearing down on Puerto Rico as Category 5 hurricane
by | Thursday, September 07, 2017

Irma bearing down on Puerto Rico as Category 5 hurricane

Livingston said state officials will know more about whether Hurricane Irma will slam into SC by Thursday. Equipment is already being moved off of Outer Banks beaches, according to Dare County Spokeswom...More..

Roku Veers Into Programming With Launch of Ad-Supported Movie Channel
by | Thursday, September 07, 2017

Roku Veers Into Programming With Launch of Ad-Supported Movie Channel

Roku just took its first step into programming with the launch of a free movie channel it's calling the Roku Channel. Roku, America's number one device for streaming OTT services, has found a new way to ca...More..

by | Thursday, September 07, 2017

Dollar falls on concern about North Korea, Fed rate outlook

Caution is the buzzword at AMP Capital Investors Ltd., which has boosted cash levels in one of its funds to 30 percent , said Shane Oliver, the Sydney-based head of investment strategy. Stock price gains have ...More..

Cliffs Inc. (NYSE:CLF) Shares on the Go mid-Session
by | Thursday, September 07, 2017

Cliffs Inc. (NYSE:CLF) Shares on the Go mid-Session

Cliffs Nat Res Inc now has $2.51B valuation. The portion of a company's profit allocated to each outstanding share of common stock was $2.77 a share in the trailing twelve months. BALDWIN JOHN T had bought 6,0...More..

Trump ignores Republicans on Democrats' debt limit and Harvey funds plan
by | Thursday, September 07, 2017

Trump ignores Republicans on Democrats' debt limit and Harvey funds plan

At least one Republican senator, Ben Sasse of Nebraska, swiftly lashed out at the news, issuing a terse statement: "The Pelosi-Schumer-Trump deal is bad". House Speaker Paul Ryan had criticized the proposal f...More..

Swiss Scientists Have Invented A Fourth Chocolate Type - And It's Pink!
by | Thursday, September 07, 2017

Swiss Scientists Have Invented A Fourth Chocolate Type - And It's Pink!

Because this unique bean already has an inherently "intense taste and characteristic reddish color", no flavors or dyes are added to the chocolate . It was revealed at a special launch event in Shanghai, China...More..

Florida AG fighting price-gouging as Irma looms
by | Thursday, September 07, 2017

Florida AG fighting price-gouging as Irma looms

Local drivers saw the price of gas increase last week as refineries around the Gulf of Mexico were impacted by Hurricane Harvey, and now that South Carolina Gov. - Alex Moss (@RCCLMoss) September 5, 2017So it a...More..

Gap closing 200 stores but opening 270 Old Navy, Athleta locations
by | Thursday, September 07, 2017

Gap closing 200 stores but opening 270 Old Navy, Athleta locations

Gap Inc (NYSE: GPS ) has risen 28.94% since September 6, 2016 and is uptrending. As per Tuesday, August 15, the company rating was maintained by FBR Capital. Sun Life Fincl stated it has 3 shares or 0% of all ...More..

Trump unlikely to nominate Cohn as Fed chair
by | Thursday, September 07, 2017

Trump unlikely to nominate Cohn as Fed chair

After Trump's defiant response to the Charlottesville violence, Cohn said the White House had to do better to condemn racism. Trump had told the Journal in July he was considering Cohn as a potential chairm...More..

US Stock Futures Unchanged, N. Korea Tensions, Hurricane Irma Weigh
by | Thursday, September 07, 2017

US Stock Futures Unchanged, N. Korea Tensions, Hurricane Irma Weigh

As with many political risks over the past couple of years, traders showed again that there is now a reluctance to price in the tail risks on every possible bad outcome and are instead focusing on the more pros...More..

'Nobody is safe': Plastic found in drinking water on 5 continents
by | Thursday, September 07, 2017

'Nobody is safe': Plastic found in drinking water on 5 continents

Microscopic plastic fibres were seen in 83 per cent of the samples, including tap water from the US Capitol complex, Environmental Protection Agency headquarters in Washington, DC, and the Trump Grill in NY. Wh...More..

FSU's Deondre Francois To Miss 2017 Season, James Blackman Named Starting QB
by | Thursday, September 07, 2017

FSU's Deondre Francois To Miss 2017 Season, James Blackman Named Starting QB

The only other time a Florida State quarterback started as a true freshman was in 1985 when Chip Ferguson faced Miami. The report states that the former Olympia High School and IMG Academy standout will h...More..

104 hedge funds buy The Coca-Cola Company (KO) for the first time
by | Wednesday, September 06, 2017

104 hedge funds buy The Coca-Cola Company (KO) for the first time

Hennessy Advisors Inc decreased Childrens Place Inc/The (NASDAQ:PLCE) stake by 3,100 shares to 56,300 valued at $5.68M in 2016Q4. The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO) has declined 0.95% since September 6, 2016 and is dow...More..