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Fire chief possibly swept away in Cache Creek floods

The 59-year-old fire chief last spoke to someone early Friday and was spotted by the river before going missing. "It's an absolutely bad situation", said Pete Wise, Vernon SAR search master. Yesterday a family member of Cassidy's posted on Facebook that a command post had been set up at the Cache Creek elementary school for anyone interested in aiding the search as people offered to help.

Investor Corner: Checking the Numbers on Tesoro Logistics LP (NYSE:TLLP)

Advisors Asset Management Inc. now owns 95,366 shares of the oil and gas company's stock valued at $4,620,000 after buying an additional 5,697 shares in the last quarter. As per Thursday, April 21, the company rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird. BMO Capital Markets has "Outperform" rating and $110 target. The stock has "Outperform" rating by Cowen & Co on Thursday, August 6.

Crude prices hit 5-month lows as glut fears weigh

The oil market is losing its faith in OPEC's attempt to lower the huge supply overhang amidst falling oil prices . Australia's S&P/ASX 200 fell 0.7 percent to 5,836.60. 14. Energy-rich Azerbaijan produces three grades of crude oil - Azeri BTC, Azeri Light, and Urals. OPEC is likely to extend the 1.2 million barrel-a-day cut agreed to in November for six months, according to Nigerian Oil Minister Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu.

Indian-origin doctor had warned against UK health service cyber attack

At least two of Indonesia's major hospitals have been struck in the "ransomware" cyber attack that infected computers globally, a government official said on Saturday. Russia's central bank said Saturday that no incidents had "compromising the data resources" of Russian banks, state news agency Tass reported. She said 97% of NHS trusts were "working as normal" and there was no evidence patient data was affected.

Ramaphosa Marikana Apology 'Opportunistic'

Irvin Jim‚ Numsa's general secretary‚ said in a statement that "Ramaphosa's apology, almost five years later is no more than empty words". He was non-executive director at Lonmin's platinum mines at the time. Workers had downed tools and taken to the streets in protest, demanding that they be paid R12 500. A year after the tragedy, the African National Congress and government pulled out from the commemoration which was largely attended by opposition parties and Association of Mineworkers and ...

Regency Centers Corporation (NYSE:REG) Analyst Coverage

It has underperformed by 27.58% the S&P500. Eight investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating on the company. Boston Family Office Limited Liability reported 5,900 shares. Curbstone Mgmt owns 17,130 shares. At present, 0 analysts call it Sell, while 4 think it is Hold.

Oil buckles as concern grows over battle of OPEC vs shale

LONDON, May 10 (Reuters) - Oil prices rose on Wednesday after Iraq and Algeria joined Saudi Arabia in supporting an extension to OPEC supply cuts and US crude inventories fell more than expected. Brent crude has endured a volatile past few years, plummeting from more than $100 a barrel in 2014 to less than $30 last year. The strategy pushed prices well below $30 per barrel and forced many USA producers to scale back in 2015 and 2016.

Price Target Analysis Lloyds Banking Group plc (LYG)

On Tuesday, March 7th, Tony Buffin sold 5,007 shares of Travis Perkins plc stock. The company has market cap of $3.43 billion. The shares were bought at an average price of GBX 249 ($3.22) per share, with a total value of £49,376.70 ($63,860.19).

Price Target Analysis Wells Fargo & Company

It has outperformed by 10.64% the S&P500. Wells Fargo & Co has a dividend payout ratio of 36.2% indicating that its dividend is sufficiently covered by earnings. Shares of Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE:WFC) traded down 2.01% on Friday, hitting $52.66. Asset Management One stated it has 8.50M shares or 1.16% of all its holdings.

Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ:VIA) Valuation According To Analysts

The difference between the expected and actual EPS was $0.2/share, which represents an Earnings surprise of 23.8%. Viacom (NASDAQ:VIAB) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, May 4th. Five analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nineteen have issued a hold rating and ten have assigned a buy rating to the company. (NASDAQ: VIAB ) traded down 3.4941% during midday trading on Wednesday, reaching $34.9641.

Renaissance Investment Group LLC Lowers Stake in Pfizer Inc. (PFE)

Finally, Cullen Frost Bankers Inc. raised its stake in Pfizer by 0.8% in the third quarter. The Salem Investment Counselors Inc holds 333,440 shares with $10.83 million value, down from 381,202 last quarter. Pfizer's payout ratio is now 110.35%. Daily - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for Pfizer Inc.

EIA lowers forecasts for oil prices

By 11:12 a.m., USA crude futures CLc1 were up $1.30, or 2.8 percent, at $47.18 a barrel, and Brent crude LCOc1 rose 2.5 percent, or $1.25, to $49.98 a barrel. Production from all 13 members slipped by 18,200 barrels a day to 31.73 million last month, with Saudi Arabia continuing to pump below its official target.

British Columbia election puts energy projects at risk

But one of the NDP's ridings, Courtenay-Comox, was won on Tuesday by a razor-thin nine-vote margin; if a compulsory recount and the inclusion of absentee ballots flips the result to the second-placed BC Liberals there, and other results are unchanged, Clark will have secured a standalone majority by the narrowest of margins.

Hope for better China-South Korea relations after election

The family-run conglomerates, known as chaebols, that dominate Asia's fourth largest economy and used to provide much of the nation's jobs have in recent years become more active overseas. Moon acknowledged China's concerns over the deployment of the Thaad system, but went on to request Xi to take a special interest in the concerns of Korean citizens and businesses in China that are suffering from a backlash over the Thaad deployment, asking for the restrictions and sanctions to be "resolved ...

Store Capital reports 1Q results

The stock exchanged hands with 6.95 million shares contrast to its average daily volume of 1.89 million shares. Store Capital Corp (NYSE:STOR) hit a new 52-week low during mid-day trading on Friday following a dissappointing earnings announcement.

Formidable money-making stocks for today: Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSCO)

Recently analysts working for various investment brokerages have changed their ratings and price targets on shares of Cisco Systems, Inc. Norges Bank bought a new stake in Cisco Systems, Inc. & worldwide copyright and trademark laws. Barclays PLC restated an "overweight" rating on shares of Cisco Systems in a research report on Saturday, April 22nd.

Sempra Energy (SRE) Tops Q1 Earnings & Revenue Estimates

Quantitative Investment Management LLC raised its position in shares of Sempra Energy by 74.3% in the third quarter. Analysts and investors will be looking ahead to the next company earnings report which is scheduled to be on or around 2017-08-03 for the period ending 2017-06-30.

5 key questions about the NHS cyber hack answered

English hospitals and clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) in London , Blackpool, Hertfordshire and Derbyshire were among those to report problems. The revelation came as experts said they are working round-the-clock to restore the IT systems of NHS after they were hit by a large-scale cyber-hack by an worldwide criminal gang that wreaked havoc around the world including India.

Shares in Tyson Foods, Inc. (TSN) Acquired by KAMES CAPITAL plc

Iridian Asset Management LLC CT now owns 6,739,847 shares of the company's stock valued at $415,714,000 after buying an additional 943,331 shares during the period. Financial Architects Inc now owns 2,170 shares of the company's stock worth $162,000 after buying an additional 332 shares in the last quarter. Advantus Cap Mgmt holds 0.05% of its portfolio in Tyson Foods, Inc.

Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NYSE:LVLT) Reviewed By Analysts

This company shares are 5.28% off its target price of $63 and the current market capitalization stands at $22.6B. Sales growth past 5 years was measured at 13.50%. It is negative, as 66 investors sold LVLT shares while 164 reduced holdings. Quantbot Technologies LP raised its stake in Level 3 Communications by 719.3% in the third quarter.

Australian Labor Party video draws racism calls

Labor frontbencher Anthony Albanese also described the ad as a " shocker " and said it was "not the sort of ad that I want my party to be promoting". Later, a spokesman for Mr Shorten told The New Daily that the advert had been screened over the weekend and its "run has ended". Mr Shorten would not say why the video was only broadcast in Queensland and did not respond to claims from Government MPs it was created to appeal to Pauline Hanson's One Nation voters.

Southwest Gas (NYSE:SWX) reports 1Q17 Profit Down 8%; Topline drops10%

The Brookfield Asset Management Inc holds 524,310 shares with $40.17M value, down from 838,210 last quarter. 05/11/2015 - Southwest Gas Corporation was upgraded to " by analysts at Zacks. Southwest Gas Holdings Inc (NYSE:SWX) has risen 19.24% since September 29, 2016 and is uptrending. Sei Invests holds 0% or 12,466 shares. The 52 week high of shares in Southwest Gas Corporation is 86.65 while the 52 week low for the company's shares is 64.26.

Deutsche reiterated Compass Group (LON:CPG) as 'Hold'

It has underperformed by 4.32% the S&P500. Jefferies Group LLC lowered their price objective on shares of Interserve plc from GBX 550 ($7.11) to GBX 300 ($3.88) and set a "buy" rating for the company in a research note on Wednesday, March 1st.

Analysts Set Expectations for PAREXEL International Co.'s FY2017 Earnings (PRXL)

About 791,679 shares traded. W W Grainger Inc (NYSE:GWW) has declined 16.62% since October 5, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 7.30% the S&P500. The stock has "Market Perform" rating by Avondale on Friday, February 10. The rating was initiated by Barclays Capital on Thursday, January 26 with "Equal Weight".

Cancer risk tied to pollution in environment

New US research showing cancer rates almost 9% higher than the average in areas with polluted air, water, soil or other factors confirms the importance of a healthy environment to healthy humans. Compared to counties with the highest environmental quality, counties that ranked the lowest had an average of 39 more cancer cases each year for every 100,000 residents.

California Family says Delta Forced them off Plane, Threatened Jail Time

Brittany and Brian Schear of Huntington Beach told the media that they were returning from Hawaii with their two toddlers when they were asked to get off the plane. The dad of three and his family eventually got off the plane and booked another flight home for the next day. Despite Schear relenting later and finally agreeing to hold his child, crew members told him that he and his family would be removed.

Barclays CEO Staley emails prankster posing as chairman, FT says

Mr Staley told shareholders on Wednesday: "I made a mistake in becoming involved in an issue which I should have left to the business to deal with". Last month, we reported on an investigation into Barclays CEO James Staley's handling of a whistleblower's complaint at the British banking and financial services giant.

Macron defeats Le Pen in French election - Brexit Means podcast

Valls", Jean-Paul Delevoye, who chooses Macron's party's candidates, told Europe 1 radio yesterday. Commissioning editor Tom Webber acquired United Kingdom and Commonwealth rights to The French Exception: Emmanuel Macron's extraordinary rise and risk from Kerry Glencorse at the Susanna Lea Agency.

Yesterday's Attention Gainers Procter & Gamble Co (NYSE:PG), Xerox Corp (NYSE:XRX)

Net profit margin of the company was recorded at 0 percent, operating profit margin was 0 percent, whereas gross profit margin stands at 39.6 percent. The stock is now showing YTD performance of 24.55 Percent. Xerox Corporation is engaged in imaging, business process, analytics, automation and user-centric insights.

April OPEC Oil Output Fell, But Saudi Arabia's Production Rose

However, analysts remained concerned about rising output from the US, Libya and Nigeria and questioned whether the rebound could be sustained. The U.S. Crude oil prices gained on Thursday as investors were buoyed by falling inventories in the United States and higher-than-expected supply cuts to Asia by Saudi Arabia.

BP, Kosmos in major Senegal find, potential new LNG hub

After drilling the Yakaar-1 exploration well to a depth of around 4,700mts in about 2,550mts of water, the partners detected thick, stacked, reservoir sands spread across a huge area believed to have good porosity and permeability. The find, described as "major" by BP, has come after the company agreed to invest about $1 billion in developing gasfields off west Africa at the end of past year.

After Cognizant, Wipro, now Infosys to lay off employees

A majority of these employees are based in India. "So it would worry us quite a bit", said Chief Economic Advisor (CEA) Arvind Subramanian. "However, it is now giving notice to employees to perform better or quit the company", he said. Because of this, not just thousands of employees but also their families are getting affected. In a first, the Telangana government has chose to intervene on reports of IT giant Cognizant laying off its employees and met with the company's management today ...

Revenue Estimates Analysis First NBC Bank Holding Company (FNBC)

First NBC Bank Holding Company posted sales of $35.69 million during the same quarter last year, which would indicate a negative year-over-year growth rate of 11.5%. The Return on Equity (ROE) and Return on Investment values are -8.5 percent and 26 percent respectively. First NBC Bank Holding Company is a bank holding company.

Delhi Metro fare rise kicks in from today

This was the fourth time the fares have been revised since the Metro started rolling in 2002 - the last revision was in 2009. The report said NITI Aayog's vice chairman Arvind Pangariya wrote a letter to PMO, he wrote, "At the current level, the fares are inadequate for the provision of high quality services and maintenance".

Korea: US, South plotting to kill Kim Jong

It alleged that a North Korean , identified only by the surname "Kim", had been "corrupted and bribed" by South Korean intelligence services while he was working in Russian Federation. "Upon his repatriation, the [intelligence agencies] conspired with [the suspect] to carry out a bomb attack on our supreme leader, either during an event at the Kumsusan Palace of the Sun, or at a military parade", the statement read .