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Sensex rises by 338 points as IT, banking stocks gain

Sensex rises by 338 points as IT, banking stocks gain

The benchmark BSE index was 0.9 percent higher at 36,373.39, having earlier hit a high of 36,379.91. The beginning of February derivatives contracts and unabated foreign fund inflows amid encouraging corporate earnings added to the optimism, brokers said.


Steve Wynn Stepping Down As RNC Finance Chairman Amid Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Steve Wynn Stepping Down As RNC Finance Chairman Amid Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Among other things, it says, "We are all supportive of Mr. Wynn and his leadership, and while it is unfortunate that the news media has been used to assail Mr. "If they determine that those allegations are in fact true, that would not meet the suitability test, and it would then be incumbent on the Wynn corporation to make a decision about what it wants to do about that", Baker said.



Amazon.com's (AMZN) "Buy" Rating Reiterated at UBS Group

The stock increased 1.75% or $24.48 during the last trading session, reaching $1426.53. About 5.15M shares traded or 40.80% up from the average. (NASDAQ: AMZN ). AMZN's profit will be $934.83M for 180.68 P/E if the $1.94 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.72 actual EPS reported by The Boeing Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 5.51% EPS growth.


Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM) - Technical Watch

Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM) - Technical Watch

Apriem Advisors who had been investing in Exxon Mobil Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $373.42B market cap company. The stock has been active on the tape, now trading at $89.00, up from yesterday's close by 0.71%. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Thursday, July 27 by Pivotal Research. The rating was maintained by Oppenheimer with "Hold" on Monday, July 24. Stifel Nicolaus upgraded the stock to "Buy" rating in Monday, December 4 report.


Residents in Louisiana can start filing state taxes now

Residents in Louisiana can start filing state taxes now

If returns do not trigger any fraud indicators, taxpayers can expect their tax refunds within 60 days of the filing date if they file electronically, and within 14 weeks if they file paper returns, according to a press release. It's officially tax time in Louisiana, with taxpayers able to start filing their 2017 personal income tax returns. "Because tax prep isn't one-size-fits-all, H&R Block has a variety of office and DIY products to meet taxpayers' specific needs no matter how simple or ...


The makers of Keurig espresso and Dr. Pepper are merging

The makers of Keurig espresso and Dr. Pepper are merging

DPS has diverse figures for different time frames; starting from week's performance plunged -0.73% in last five regular trading sessions. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Co. Analyst's mean target price for DPS is $102.68 while analysts mean recommendation is 2.50. DPS's profit will be $211.24 million for 20.44 P/E if the $1.17 EPS becomes a reality.