A crowd of mourners held a march in the Brazilian city of Santa Maria on Monday night to demand justice for the 231 victims who died in a nightclub fire over the weekend. It was the world’s worst fire of its kind in more than a decade.
It’s been years since the Minnesota Vikings made it to the Super Bowl, but a company with facilities in Winona, Minnesota continues to make its mark on the big game every year.
Bipartisan group of US lawmakers agree on an immigration reform plan. Julie Noce reports.
Ah the insanity out there is ablaze with more interesting nonsense. The Sandy Hook Hoaxers are still alive and well. and the birthers are still out there. When are we going to learn that most of these stories are made up and complete nonsense and mostly there to make us all look like loons. Ah well, the insanity continues.
Now onto other business. Twitter seems to be in full on idiocy mode with #TGDN. The Twitter Gulag Defense Network that was thought up by @ToddKincannon …
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The Commerce Department announced on Monday that durable goods orders increased sharply in December, an indication that spending on big-ticket items remains healthy. Orders for durable goods increased by 4.6 percent last month from November to a seasonally adjusted $230.74 billion.
Bargain hunters are wise to pay careful attention to insider buying, because although there are many various reasons for an insider to sell a stock, presumably the only reason they would use their hard-earned cash to make a purchase, is that they expect to make money. Today we look at two noteworthy recent insider buys.
JB Hunt Transport Services (JBHT) had its numbers raised by Credit Suisse (CS) based on intermodal growth. A neutral rating was issued with a $68 price target.
The Baltimore Ravens saw first-hand why the Super Bowl is unique. After a huge send off in Baltimore, the team arrived in New Orleans, and the coach and several players were surrounded by hundreds of members of the media.
Bed Bath & Beyond (BBBY) was downgraded by Goldman Sachs (GS) from neutral to sell with a price target of $66, as the company has been losing market share and margins may have peaked. Shares are lower by about two percent.
Stocks are mixed midday on drop in pending home sales and unexpectedly positive durable goods orders for December. These two economic reports showed that while manufacturing may be regaining momentum, lower pending sales of existing homes could indicate uncertainty in the housing sector.