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American Market News for 10 Jan 2017

U.S. Car Industry Has Unlikely Patriots

Wall Street Journal - 10 Jan 2017 15:47
Tesla and the German luxury car makers can better afford U.S. manufacturing than the Detroit Three.
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Hedge funds do well in EMs, no thanks to Asia

livemint.com - 10 Jan 2017 22:44
Hedge funds do well in EMs, noLatin America and Russia/Eastern Europe are the markets that did all the heavy lifting during the year, with gains in the range of 25-26%
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Tuesday Sector Leaders:In afternoon trading on Tuesday, Healthcare stocks are the best performing sector, higher by 0.9%. Within that group, Illumina Inc (NASD: ILMN) and Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc (NYSE: ZBH) are two large... stocks leading the way, showing a gain of 17.3% and 6.8%, respectively. Among healthcare ETFs, one ETF following
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Tuesday Sector Laggards:Looking at the sectors faring worst as of midday Tuesday, shares of Utilities companies are underperforming other sectors, showing a 0.5% loss. Within that group, FirstEnergy Corp (NYSE: FE) and AES... Corp. (NYSE: AES) are two of the day's laggards, showing a loss of 2.3% and 1.7%, respectively. Among utilities
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Kinder Morgan's Series AIn trading on Tuesday, shares of Kinder Morgan Inc.'s 9.75% Series A Mandatory Convertible Preferred Stock (NYSE: KMI.PRA) were yielding above the 10% mark based on its quarterly dividend (annualized... to $4.875), with shares changing hands as low as $48.47 on the day. This compares to an average yield of
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Allergan's Preferred Series AIn trading on Tuesday, shares of Allergan PLC's 5.500% Mandatory Convertible Preferred Shares, Series A (NYSE: AGN.PRA) were yielding above the 7% mark based on its quarterly dividend (annualized to... $55.00), with shares changing hands as low as $785.51 on the day. As of last close, AGN.PRA was trading at
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Sensex, Nifty to see tepidDeutsche Bank is expecting a likely recovery in Sensex in latter part of the year, UBS Securities has projected an end-2017 Nifty target of 8,800 points
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UnitedHealth ExpandsUnitedHealth Group , the largest health insurer in the U.S., has agreed to acquire Surgical Care Affiliates Inc. for about $2.3 billion in a bid to expand its healthcare services portfolio. The price... represents about a 17% premium to the company's market value last Friday. The acquisition comes at a
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Patents And Layoffs Aren't(Mike Palma/Feature Photo Service for IBM) IBM may lead the technology world in patents, but its stock lags behind the stocks of major technology stocks, including Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company... (HPE) and HP Inc., which once were parts of the pioneerHewlett-Packard. In the last twelve months, IBM's stock is up 25.84 percent;
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Under Armour Is 'Smartly'According to our estimates, the Performance Apparel segment is Under Armour's most important division, accounting for nearly 50% of its valuation.
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M&A Boutiques in Risky Place Under Trump

Wall Street Journal - 10 Jan 2017 20:09
For this Wall Street business, a Trump presidency may bring more risks than rewards.
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Todd Hagopian's Top BiotechMany biotech stocks took a beating as the likes of Valeant, Mylan, and Turing became a political issue during last year's presidential campaign. We enter 2017 with many companies priced so... attractively that they have become acquisition targets. Todd Hagopian outlines his top takeover targets.
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'Take Your Medicine' Is Big Pharma's Best Prescription

Wall Street Journal - 10 Jan 2017 19:05
Adherence, or improving patient's ability to stick with doctor's orders, marks an area of opportunity for drug companies.
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This Stock Has A 11.22% Yield,In this series, we look through the most recent Dividend Channel ''DividendRank'' report, and then we cherry pick only those companies that have experienced insider buying within the past six months.... The officers and directors of a company tend to have a unique insider's view of the business, and presumably
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Bill Gross Thinks Dow 20,000Billionaire bond investor Bill Gross thinks the 2.60% level on 10-year Treasury yields could be the death knell for a decades-long bull market in bonds.
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EOG Resources About To PutLooking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 1/12/17, EOG Resources, Inc. (NYSE: EOG) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.1675, payable on 1/31/17. As a... percentage of EOG's recent stock price of $103.83, this dividend works out to approximately 0.16%.
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Ex-Dividend Reminder: Graco,Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 1/12/17, Graco Inc (NYSE: GGG), EMCOR Group, Inc. (NYSE: EME), and Watsco Inc. (NYSE: WSO) will all trade ex-dividend for their... respective upcoming dividends. Graco Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.36 on 2/1/17, EMCOR Group, Inc.
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Ex-Dividend Reminder: HormelLooking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 1/12/17, Hormel Foods Corp. (NYSE: HRL), Cantel Medical Corp (NYSE: CMD), and Saul Centers, Inc. (NYSE: BFS) will all trade... ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. Hormel Foods Corp. will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.17 on 2/15/17,
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India's 2016 fuel sales growthConsumption of fuels in India, a proxy for oil demand, surged 10.7% to 196.48 million tonnes in 2016, data from the PPAC of the oil ministry shows
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L'Oreal remains steadfast in its digital focus with its latest smart hairbrush called the Kerastase Hair Coach, slated to be launched at the global consumer technology tradeshow, CES 2017. The... connected smart hairbrush will help detect the quality of the user's hair as well as the haircare routine best suited
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Here's Why Walmart Is Acquiring ShoeBuy

Forbes - 10 Jan 2017 15:34
Recently WalMart announced that its subsidiary Jet.com had acquired online footwear, clothing and accessories retailer, ShoeBuy for approximately $70 million. In August last year, Walmart had acquired... Jet.com for more than $ 3billion with a goal to augment its e-commerce business. This acquisition allowed Walmart to tap into Jet's innovative
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3 'Dogs of the Dow' Paying Up To 4.3%

Forbes - 10 Jan 2017 15:24
3 'Dogs of the Dow' Paying UpThe "Dogs of the Dow" are back. And this year, the biggest dogs are not just generous yielders - they're cash cows with price upside to boot. For the uninitiated, the Dogs of the Dow strategy is... simply buying the 10 Dow Jones stocks with the highest yields, typically at the
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A Dark Day for Chinese Inflation

Wall Street Journal - 10 Jan 2017 15:23
Producer prices in China took their biggest jump in more than five years in December, but it was mostly about that black, oily stuff.
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Following a disappointing end to 2016, Esteban Gutierrez will look to recharge his racing batteries in the FIA Formula E Championship.
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FX 'cartel' traders said toThe prosecutors say the forex 'cartel' traders use instant messages to coordinate the rigging of foreign-exchange benchmarks by sharing confidential customer information
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