Economia

Amid volatile financial markets and the presidential election, various investment brokerages have made amendments to their price targets and ratings on shares of General Finance Corporation (GFN). The company had revenue of $7.73 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $7.91 billion. On average, equities analysts anticipate that General Dynamics Corp .
  • Brokers Issue New Targets On ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP)

    Brokers Issue New Targets On ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP)

    Economia

    Capital Investment Advisors LLC increased its stake in ConocoPhillips by 7.7% in the third quarter. Integrated Investment Consultants LLC now owns 2,543 shares of the company's stock valued at $111,000 after buying an additional 509 shares during the period.
  • Argos delivery drivers strike 'could spark havoc and mayhem for Christmas shoppers'

    Argos delivery drivers strike 'could spark havoc and mayhem for Christmas shoppers'

    Economia

    Unite, the union acting for the workers based at the depot near Burton upon Trent, said each driver was owed about £700 in holiday pay dating back at least two years. Unite says the reason the Staffordshire site is so critical is that it supplies the other seven Argos NDCs across the United Kingdom which, in turn, deliver to the Argos shops - Unite said that a strike would have a knock-on effect causing "havoc and mayhem" to deliveries in the days running up to Christmas.
  • Marks & Spencer chairman Robert Swannell to retire

    Marks & Spencer chairman Robert Swannell to retire

    Economia

    Mr. Swannell, who turned 66 this year acted as an adviser to M&S helping to stave off a bid effort by the Topshop boss, Sir Philip Green, during his 30 years in banking at Schroders and Citigroup. Rowe is overseeing a dramatic restructure of M&S which involves the closure of dozens of clothing and home stores and an increased focus on food. It will however open more of its Simply Food outlets.
  • The EU: We're not asking for more austerity in Greece

    Economia

    The IMF said the Greek government, with the consent of the euro zone, has already cut investment and discretionary spending too much, while not being able to tackle the more politically sensitive areas like pensions or income tax. The EU has maintained a hardline stance on debt relief, led by Germany's powerful finance minister, Wolfgang Schäuble as key elections approach next year in Germany and the Netherlands, where bailout fatigue is running rife with voters.
  • Dowling & Yahnke LLC Takes Position in Kinder Morgan Inc. (KMI)

    Economia

    First Manhattan Co. increased its position in Morgan Stanley by 2.4% in the third quarter. Synovus Financial Corp increased its position in shares of Morgan Stanley by 11.3% in the second quarter. The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, November 15th. Shareholders of record on Monday, October 31st were given a $0.20 dividend.
  • Ports America and Sydney Harbour Investment Partners

    Ports America and Sydney Harbour Investment Partners

    Economia

    A joint news release from Ports America and Ship Harbour Investment Partners, based in Montreal and formerly known as Harbor Port Investment Partners, said construction on the terminal - to be called Novaporte - is expected to begin once shipping lines commit to using it.
  • TSX, Canadian dollar up modestly as oil gives up recent price gain

    Economia

    The Canadian dollar, which often trades in tandem with crude, gained 0.27 of a USA cent at 76.14 cents US. The loonie hasn't closed above 76 cents United States since mid-October, according to Bank of Canada records. In the USA, the Dow Jones industrial average gained 42.05 points at 19,798.90 while the S&P 500 slipped 0.77 of a point at 2,258.76. The Nasdaq composite index fell 27.17 points to 5,417.33.
  • Fisco: Oxfam, Olanda e Irlanda migliori paradisi per imprese

    Fisco: Oxfam, Olanda e Irlanda migliori paradisi per imprese

    Economia

    La classifica diffusa da Oxfam è capeggiata dalle Bermuda . "I paradisi fiscali aiutano le multinazionali a sottrarre risorse alle casse degli Stati, contribuendo a generare e rafforzare sistemi economici fondati sulla disuguaglianza - dice Elisa Bacciotti, direttrice delle Campagne di Oxfam Italia - In questa prospettiva si lasciano milioni di persone senza speranza per un futuro migliore".
  • Tesco grows UK market share for third straight mont

    Economia

    Kantar Worldpanel head of retail and consumer insight Fraser McKevitt said: "Prices are still falling overall despite shoppers now spending less on promoted items than they did this time past year". The market share figures indicate that Tesco remains the UK's largest supermarket, with 28.3% market share, a 1.6% increase in sales on the same period a year ago, and the only member of the "Big Four" to post growth.