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Forbes - United States

Only Eleven Dow Components With Recent Insider Buying, UTX is One of Them

The officers and directors of a company tend to have a unique inside view into the business, so when these insiders make purchases, investors are wise to take notice. Presumably the only reason for a company insider to choose to take their hard-earned cash and use it to buy stock in the open market, is that they expect to make money — maybe they find the stock very undervalued, or maybe they see exciting progress within the company, or maybe both. Within the 30 components of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, only eleven companies have experienced such buying over the trailing six month period, one of which was United Technologies Corp (NYSE: UTX), where an investment totaling $1M was made by Director Fredric G. Reynolds. Click Here to Learn Which Other Ten Dow Components Also Had Recent Insider Buying »

Posted on 5 May 2016 @ 3:04 pm

Meredith Named Top Dividend Stock With Insider Buying and 3.90% Yield (MDP)

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 the only reason an insider would choose to take their hard-earned cash and use it to buy stock in the open market, is that they expect to make money — maybe they find the stock very undervalued, or maybe they see exciting progress within the company, or maybe both. So when stocks turn up that see insider buying, and are also top ranked, investors are wise to take notice. One such company is Meredith Corp (NYSE: MDP), which saw buying by Director Donald C. Berg.

Posted on 5 May 2016 @ 3:02 pm

JNK, IGN: Big ETF Outflows

Looking at units outstanding versus one week prior within the universe of ETFs covered at ETF Channel, the biggest outflow was seen in the SPDR Barclays High Yield Bond ETF (JNK), where 9,500,000 units were destroyed, or a 2.6% decrease week over week.

Posted on 5 May 2016 @ 2:57 pm

DUST, EEV: Big ETF Inflows

Comparing units outstanding versus one week ago at the coverage universe of ETFs at ETF Channel, the biggest inflow was seen in the Daily Gold Miners Index Bear 3x Shares (DUST), which added 36,850,000 units, or a 18.5% increase week over week.

Posted on 5 May 2016 @ 2:55 pm

Thursday 5/5 Insider Buying Report: RXDX, ISIL

As the saying goes, there are many possible reasons for an insider to sell a stock, but only one reason to buy — they expect to make money. So let’s look at two noteworthy recent insider buys.

Posted on 5 May 2016 @ 2:53 pm

S&P 500 Movers: LB, QRVO

In early trading on Thursday, shares of Qorvo (QRVO) topped the list of the day’s best performing components of the S&P 500 index, trading up 8.5%. Year to date, Qorvo has lost about 5.1% of its value.

Posted on 5 May 2016 @ 2:51 pm

Nasdaq 100 Movers: BMRN, DISCA

In early trading on Thursday, shares of Discovery Communications (DISCA) topped the list of the day’s best performing components of the Nasdaq 100 index, trading up 6.0%. Year to date, Discovery Communications registers a 5.6% gain.

Posted on 5 May 2016 @ 2:50 pm

RTT News - United States

Halliburton Posts Hefty Loss In Q1 On Charges

Halliburton Company (HAL) reported a loss from continuing operations of $2.4 billion, or $2.81 per share, in the first quarter of 2016, compared to a loss of $639 million or $0.75 per share, previous year. Halliburton recorded company-wide charges related primarily to asset impairments and severance costs of approximately $2.1 billion, after-tax, or $2.39 per share, in the first quarter of 2016. Halliburton also recorded Baker Hughes acquisition-related costs of $378 million, after-tax, or $0.44 per share, in the first quarter of 2016. The company also incurred $45 million, after-tax, or $0.05 per share, of interest expense in the first quarter of 2016 associated with the $7.5 billion of debt issued in late 2015.

Posted on 3 May 2016 @ 11:22 am

Uber Will Pay Up To $100 Mln To Settle Drivers’ Class-action Lawsuits

Ride-sharing service Uber has agreed to pay up to $100 million to settle two class-action lawsuits in California and Massachusetts over the status of its drivers.

Posted on 22 April 2016 @ 4:02 am

Alcoa Remains In The Red After Reporting Mixed Q1 Results

After coming under pressure in early trading, shares of Alcoa (AA) remain firmly in the red in afternoon trading on Tuesday.

Posted on 12 April 2016 @ 5:40 pm

Bloomberg: NXP Semiconductors Mulls Sale Of Standard Products Business

NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NXPI) is exploring a sale of its standard products business and may seek at least $2 billion for the unit, Bloomberg reported Friday, citing people familiar with the matter. NXP Semiconductors merged with Freescale Semiconductor Ltd. (FSL) Last year.

Posted on 8 April 2016 @ 12:28 pm

Tesla Says Model 3 Orders Surpass 325,000

Tesla Motors Inc. (TSLA) said it has now received more than 325,000 reservations for the Model 3, an affordable, entry-level electric car for the masses.

Posted on 7 April 2016 @ 3:07 pm

Cree Shares Plunge 18% On Outlook Cut

Shares of Cree Inc. (CREE) plunged a near 18 percent in extended hours on Tuesday after the lighting company lowered its financial outlook for the third quarter hurt largely by customer service disruptions and new product delays.

Posted on 5 April 2016 @ 11:01 pm

Deutsche Welle - Germany

Merkel, Abe at odds on how to fix global economy

Chancellor Angela Merkel and Japanese PM Shinzo Abe have disagreed on how to kick-start the global economy ahead of a meeting of G7 member nations. Abe hopes the Japan summit will send out a united message on the issue.

Posted on 5 May 2016 @ 3:42 am

US orders Takata to expand airbag recall

US auto safety regulators have ordered Japanese manufacturer Takata to recall millions more inflators installed in cars in the United States. They said the airbags concerned would have to be replaced in several phases.

Posted on 4 May 2016 @ 6:30 pm

ECB phases out 500-euro banknotes

The days of the eurozone’s highest-denomination banknote are numbered. The Governing Council of the European Central Bank meeting on Wednesday decided the 500-euro banknote would have to go by the end of 2018.

Posted on 4 May 2016 @ 4:58 pm

Most of Greek bailout money went to banks: study

Only 5 percent of international bailout money for Greece was used to kickstart the country’s languid economy, a new study has found. The rest was used to pay back private creditors, many of which were banks.

Posted on 4 May 2016 @ 2:44 pm

German tax revenue to rise considerably

Following a three-day meeting, a panel of economic experts has said Germany is likely to see its tax income rising until 2020. But the finance minister warned there would be no room for lavish spending.

Posted on 4 May 2016 @ 2:02 pm

Siemens drop in net profit belies strong quarterly performance

German industrial giant saw its net profit fall between January and March – but only because of large one-time gains in the previous year. Its underlying profit jumped by nearly a third, and its order books are full.

Posted on 4 May 2016 @ 11:12 am

Royal Dutch Shell’s profit evaporates amid oil price slide

The Anglo-Dutch energy giant saw its after-tax profit reduced to a trickle in the first quarter, suffering from falling oil prices and hit by huge costs arising from its takeover of British rival BG.

Posted on 4 May 2016 @ 9:38 am

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