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House passes bill to roll back regulations on small and midsize banks

2018-05-22 feeds.marketwatch
Congress took a big step Tuesday to relax a wave of crisis-era restrictions placed on financial firms, as the House approved a plan to ease rules for small and midsize banks. Full Story

 
Social media giant Facebook leases entire tower in San Francisco expansion

2018-05-22 bworldonline
FACEBOOK, INC. is constantly expanding in its Silicon Valley hometown of Menlo Park, California. Now it’s making a bigger push into San Francisco.

 
Progressive's April Earnings Grow on Robust Revenue Rise

2018-05-17 zacks
The Progressive Corporation (PGR - Free Report) reported earnings per share of 45 cents for April 2018, surging 36% year over year. Moreover, the bottom line is driven by an improved top line. Quarter to date, Progressive’s shares have gained 1.1%, outperforming the industry’s 1.2% decrease. This share price rise was courtesy of the company’s sustained strong results.

 
Kemper (KMPR) Hits 52-Week High: Will the Stock Rally Ahead?

2018-05-17 zacks
Shares of Kemper Corporation (KMPR - Free Report) hit a new 52-week high of $75 on May 16, gaining traction from a strong first-quarter 2018 earnings release. About 0.4 million shares exchanged hands in the last trading session and the stock finally closed at $74.75, inching up 1.7%. The company’s return on equity has been an impressive 9.1% when compared with the industry average of 4.8%. Solid Q1 Results Kemper’s bottom line of $1.

 
7 Low Price-to-Sales Stocks to Buy for Spectacular Returns

2018-05-11 investorplace
When considering valuation metrics, price-to-earnings ratio has always been the obvious choice as calculations based on earnings are easy and come in handy. However, price-to-sales has emerged as a convenient tool to determine the value of stocks that are incurring losses or are in an early cycle of development, generating meager or no profits.

 
7 Low Price-to-Sales Stocks to Buy for Spectacular Returns

2018-05-10 zacks
When considering valuation metrics, price-to-earnings ratio has always been the obvious choice as calculations based on earnings are easy and come in handy. However, price-to-sales has emerged as a convenient tool to determine the value of stocks that are incurring losses or are in an early cycle of development, generating meager or no profits. While a loss-making company with a negative price-to-earnings ratio falls out of investor favor, price-to-sales could indicate the hidden strength of its business.

 
AIG shareholders set to vote on pay package for new CEO

2018-05-09 reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters) - American International Group Inc (AIG.N) faces an uphill climb to convince shareholders to approve a $43.1 million pay package for Chief Executive Officer Brian Duperreault during the company’s annual meeting on Wednesday.

 
MetLife to provide pension benefits to 41,000 FedEx retirees through annuity

2018-05-08 reuters
(Reuters) - MetLife Inc (MET.N) has entered into an agreement to provide pension benefits for about 41,000 FedEx Corp (FDX.N) retirees and beneficiaries, through a group annuity, the insurer said on Tuesday.

 
MetLife to provide pension benefits to 41,000 FedEx retirees through annuity - Channel NewsAsia

2018-05-08 channelnewsasia
MetLife Inc has entered into an agreement to provide pension benefits for about 41,000 FedEx Corp retirees and beneficiaries, through a group annuity, the insurer said on Tuesday.

 
Shunned by corporations, U.S. gun entrepreneurs launch start-ups

2018-05-05 reuters
DALLAS (Reuters) - Larry Lopata and some friends were sitting around the campfire on a hunting trip when they came up with an idea for a new firearms product: an adjustable-length trigger, so people with different sized hands can comfortably share the same gun.

 
Shunned by corporations, U.S. gun entrepreneurs launch start-ups

2018-05-05 reuters
DALLAS, May 5 (Reuters) - Larry Lopata and some friends were sitting around the campfire on a hunting trip when they came up with an idea for a new firearms product: an adjustable-length trigger, so people with different sized hands can comfortably share the same gun.

 
Unum Group: S&P 500’s Top Loss on May 2

2018-05-03 marketrealist
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Wall Street loses gains from Fed decision on China trade worries

2018-05-03 thehindubusinessline
US stocks fell on Wednesday as potential US restrictions on Chinese telecom companies reinforced investor concerns about worsening trade relations between the United States and China.

 
Wall Street loses gains from Fed decision on China trade worries

2018-05-03 moneycontrol
US stocks fell on Wednesday as potential U.S. restrictions on Chinese telecom companies reinforced investor concerns about worsening trade relations between the United States and China.

 
Wall Street briefly pares losses after Fed decision

2018-05-02 channelnewsasia
The S&P and Dow opened slightly lower on Wednesday as caution set in ahead of the Federal Reserve's decision on monetary policy, while Apple's 3.6 percent jump after results helped small gains on the tech-heavy Nasdaq.

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