Top 20 Gold Stocks to Buy Despite Irrational Markets

9h investorplace
Although the markets have their own logic, highly capitalized gold-mining companies seemingly should belong on any “stocks to buy” list. Thanks to rising geopolitical tensions and soaring trading sentiment, many folks seek safe-haven assets. While gold stocks seemingly offer a viable solution, their overall performance has been unusually disappointing. (146-1)
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U.S. Senate panel delays vote to approve auto safety chief

10h reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate Commerce Committee on Monday delayed a vote on the Trump administration’s nominee to be the top auto safety regulator in the face of opposition among Democrats over planned changes to vehicle emissions rules. (6-1)
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Tracking David Tepper's Appaloosa Management Portfolio - Q1 2018 Update

20h seekingalpha
This article is part of a series that provides an ongoing analysis of the changes made to David Tepper’s 13F portfolio on a quarterly basis. It is based on Appaloosa Management’s regulatory 13F Form filed on 05/15/2018. Please visit our Tracking David Tepper’s Appaloosa Management Portfolio series to get an idea of his investment philosophy and our previous update for the fund’s moves during Q4 2017. (1494-1)
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NCLAT declines to stay Tatas’ Bhushan deal

30m freepressjournal.in
New Delhi : The National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) on Monday declined to stay Tata Steel’s acquisition of debt-laden Bhushan Steel under the corporate insolvency resolution process. (9-0)
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Chinese banks up the ante to lure millionaire clients from overseas private investment houses

42m scmp
More than 60pc of mainlanders with personable investible assets worth in excess of US$1 million now hold those offshore, and 10 per cent of that by value are handled by foreign banks (12-0)
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Flash - Wall Street forges higher on China-US trade truce cheer - France 24

42m france24
Wall Street started the week with a rally on Monday, sending stocks higher as investors heaved a sigh of relief that Washington and Beijing had decided to step back from a possible trade war. (129-0)
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UPDATE 1-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on May 22

1h reuters
May 22 (Reuters) - Britain’s FTSE 100 index is seen opening down 4 points on Tuesday, according to financial bookmakers with futures down 0.05 percent ahead of the cash market open. (4-0)
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General Electric Is Uninvestable

1h seekingalpha
Restructuring will not lead to shareholder value creation because the company is not trading at a discount. (16-0)
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Crisil Report: Resolution Of Indian Stressed Steel Assets Will Alter The Sector

1h agmetalminer
Even as news came in late last week that some of India's biggest steelmakers were set to expand production after reporting solid quarterly earnings amid strong steel prices, well-known research agency CRISIL has said in a report that resolution of stressed steel assets - those that are bankrupt - will "alter" the Indian steel sector irrevocably. (10-0)
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Sony invests in image sensors, acquires more of EMI Music

1h technology.inquirer.net
Sony Corp. President Kenichiro Yoshida speaks as characters from Peanuts are shown at a press conference at the company’s headquarters Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Tokyo. (AP) (177-0)
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Doc re. GE Files Form 8-K

1h globenewswire
On May 21, 2018, General Electric Company (the "Company") filed a Form 8-K with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"), which has been submitted to the U.K. National Storage Mechanism and will be available shortly for inspection at http://www.morningstar.co.uk/uk/NSM. It is also available on the SEC's website at http://www.sec.gov and on the Company's website at https://www.ge.com/investor-relations/events-reports. (15-0)
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General Electric Is Worth $20

1h seekingalpha
Since bottoming in April, General Electric (GE) rose 20 percent and continued that uptrend when it announced it will merge GE Transportation with Wabtec (WAB). The deal gives GE a $2.9 billion cash infusion and voting majority ownership in the combined company. Even though asset sales are a natural progression in restructuring the firm, this particular deal is better than that for the beaten down conglomerate. (16-0)
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Fibrogen Makes A Strong Case As An Acquisition Target After Latest Lung Fibrosis Data

1h seekingalpha
Fibrogen announced positive updated results from its phase 2b PRAISE study in treating patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. (41-0)
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BlackRock: Wait For A Better Price

2h seekingalpha
It offers traditional mutual funds, systematic strategies and ETFs, being therefore well prepared to adapt its business to the changing dynamics in its industry. (63-0)
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Asian markets mostly lower after Wall Street gains

2h nzherald.co.nz
BEIJING (AP) — Asian markets were mostly lower Tuesday after Wall Street gained as Italy moved toward forming a euroskeptic-led government. (70-0)
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PRESS DIGEST-New York Times business news - May 22

2h reuters
May 22 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy. (59-0)
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Reliance Jio plans overseas expansion, eyes Estonia unit

2h livemint
Mumbai: Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd is planning to expand beyond the Indian market, and will set up a subsidiary in Estonia, according to two people aware of the plans. (3-0)
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This Dog Of The Dow Is No Mutt

2h seekingalpha
There still is potential for growth by increase consumption of Coca-Cola products in places like China and India. (17-0)
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PRESS DIGEST -Wall Street Journal - May 22

3h reuters
May 22 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories in the Wall Street Journal. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy. (150-0)
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Wall Street rises on trade war truce; industrials lead

3h thehindubusinessline
US stocks rose on Monday and gains in industrials helped propel the Dow to a more than two-month closing high, after a truce between the United States and China calmed fears that a trade war might be imminent. (183-0)
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Why Hong Kong homebuyers should take note if city’s aggregate balance dips below HK$100 billion

4h scmp
With several indicators suggesting Hong Kong dollar liquidity is becoming tighter, banks’ higher borrowing costs could translate into higher mortgage repayments for homeowners (18-0)
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Wall Street rises on trade war truce; industrials lead

5h moneycontrol
US stocks rose on Monday and gains in industrials helped propel the Dow to a more than two-month closing high, after a truce between the United States and China calmed fears that a trade war might be imminent. (182-0)
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Trading ideas: Magnum, Sunway, Deleum, PetChem, BAT

6h thestar.com.my
KUALA LUMPUR: JF Apex Research expects Magnum Bhd , Sunway Bhd , Deleum Bhd , Petronas Chemicals Groups Bhd (PetChem) and British American Tobacco (BAT) to be among the stocks to watch today. (2-0)
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Flash - UK court drops charges against Barclays over Qatar funding - France 24

6h france24
A British court has dropped criminal charges against Barclays over its emergency fundraising from Qatar during the financial crisis a decade ago, the lender said Monday. (33-0)
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The lucky 56: Xiaomi IPO to make dozens of workers millionaires

6h scmp
The employees stake in the company may soon be worth US$1 billion to US$3 billion, depending on the stock sale. That works out to $36 million each at the midpoint (329-0)
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Private Equity Funds Won’t Turn Investors Into Mr. Wonderful

7h investorplace
Private equity has long served as a vehicle for outsized returns for the wealthiest investors. These investments do not trade directly on the stock market. They involve private investments in companies with limited transparency to outsiders. They can often involve pre-IPO investments or buyouts that remove companies from a public exchange. (121-0)
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PRESS DIGEST- British Business - May 22

8h reuters
May 22 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy. (107-0)
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LaSalle Hotel Properties Shares Jump on $4.8B Blackstone Buyout

9h investorplace
LaSalle Hotel Properties (NYSE:LHO) shares were soaring Monday as the company has agreed to be acquired by private equity firm Blackstone Group LP (NYSE:BX). (44-0)
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General Electric Company Has Taken the First Step Towards Recovery

9h investorplace
General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) is finally doing what analysts expected, even demanded it do after John Flannery became CEO last year. (41-0)
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Business Highlights

9h nzherald.co.nz
WASHINGTON (AP) — A divided Supreme Court has ruled that businesses can prohibit their workers from banding together in disputes over pay and conditions in the workplace, a decision that affects an estimated 25 million non-unionized employees. With the court's five conservative members in the majority, the justices held that individual employees can be forced to use arbitration, not the courts, to air complaints about wages and overtime. (16-0)
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News Of Business Aviation Promotions, Appointments And Honors

9h aviationweek
Aerospace Industries Association, Washington, announced that Caitlin Hayden has become vice president of communications. She was executive vice president and director of the media group at Edelman’s office in Washington. Air Partner, London, has appointed Chris Mann interim CFO. Most recently, Mann worked at KONE Corp. and London Gatwick Airport. Argus International, Cincinnati, has named Bill Yantiss chief operating officer.
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Top Stock Picks for the Week of May 21, 2018

10h zacks
General Electric (GE - Free Report) shares hit a new decades-low in 2018 as the company instituted a new turnaround plan. With its announcement of its deal with Wabtec, are the pieces starting to fall into place? This Zacks Rank #3 (Hold) is off its lows. Find out why Sheraz thinks it’s a buy right now. (15-0)
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Barclays may have been cleared, but scrutiny of its £12bn Qatar cash call will run on

10h telegraph.co.uk
In a statement to investors the high street bank said the Crown Court had dismissed all fraud charges against the lender relating to its £11.8bn emergency cash call at the height of the financial crisis. (33-0)
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General Electric, Alphabet and Micron Technology surge

10h nzherald.co.nz
The conglomerate will get $2.9 billion as it combines its train engine business with Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies. (121-0)
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GE merges transportation unit with Wabtec in US$11.1b deal

10h channelnewsasia
NEW YORK: General Electric Co confirmed on Monday (May 21) it was unloading the bulk of its transportation business which makes train engines to Wabtec Corp , a US manufacturer of equipment for the rail industry, in a deal valued at about US$11.1 billion. (16-0)
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BP Sees Legal Jeopardy in Activists' Push for Climate Action

10h rigzone
(Bloomberg) -- After paying more than $65 billion in legal costs for the Deepwater Horizon catastrophe, BP Plc is wary of the risk of lawsuits related to climate change. (42-0)
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Verona Pharma Presented Clinical Data at ATS 2018 that Further Highlights RPL554 as a First-in-Class Treatment for COPD

10h globenewswire
LONDON, May 21, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Verona Pharma plc (AIM:VRP) (Nasdaq:VRNA) (“Verona Pharma” or “the Company”), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing innovative therapies for respiratory diseases, today presented Phase 2a and pharmacokinetic data from two clinical trials evaluating its lead product candidate, RPL554, in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) at the American Thoracic Society International Conference (ATS 2018), in San Diego. (1-0)
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PayPal (PYPL) Acquires iZettle, Boosts Competitive Strength

11h zacks
In a bid to bolster presence in the payment industry, PayPal Holdings, Inc. (PYPL - Free Report) has acquired iZettle, a Stockholm-based fintech startup. Notably, iZettle is a developer of small, wireless chip readers and also offers services like providing capital, invoicing and inventory management. The startup has 500K merchants on its platform which will improve PayPal’s merchant base. The deal worth $2. (216-0)
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Wall Street forges higher on China-US trade truce cheer

11h channelnewsasia
NEW YORK: Wall Street started the week with a rally on Monday (May 21), sending stocks higher as investors heaved a sigh of relief that Washington and Beijing had decided to step back from a possible trade war. (129-0)
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Monday’s Biggest Winners and Losers in the S&P 500

11h 247wallst
Monday was a positive day for the broad U.S. markets. All three of the major averages started out positive for the day and held on to their gains throughout the session, with the Dow being the biggest winner. Crude oil started out the week with a bang, charging even further above the $70 price level. The S&P 500 sectors were entirely positive. The most positive sectors were industrials, real estate, and energy up 1. (16-0)
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Celgene, Campbell’s Soup Drop into Monday’s 52-Week Low Club

11h 247wallst
May 21, 2018: Here are four stocks trading with heavy volume among 66 equities making new 52-week lows in Monday’s session. On the NYSE advancers led decliners by about 2.31 to 1 and on the Nasdaq, advancers led decliners by about 1.51 to 1. (75-0)
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Boeing, Caterpillar Lift the Dow Monday

11h 247wallst
May 21, 2018: Markets opened higher Monday following a weekend where tensions with China over tariffs and trade eased substantially even though no final deal appears to be near. 10-Year Treasury yields remain above 3% and the dollar traded higher. All equity sectors except healthcare were trading higher as Monday’s regular session wound down. (118-0)
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GE And Wabtec Merger: Good News Already Priced In

12h seekingalpha
The company will own a 50% stake in the business, although much ends up directly in the hands of GE shareholders. (16-0)
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Dow ends up nearly 300 points as trade-war fears ease

12h marketwatch
U.S. stocks closed solidly higher on Monday, with industrial stocks leading the market higher as concerns over a potential trade war with China showed signs of fading. The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +1.21% rose 1.2% to 25,013. The S&P 500 SPX, +0.74% gained 0.7% to 2,733. The Nasdaq Composite Index COMP, +0.54% added 0.5% to 7,394. Both the Dow and the S&P closed at their highest level in about two months. (103-0)
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Phillips 66 Is Cashing In On The Oil Spread

12h seekingalpha
The refining company can take advantage of the $8 differential between West Texas Intermediate crude oil and Brent crude. (60-0)
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GE: The Real Problem

12h seekingalpha
There are broad theories about whether or not GE can actually steer the course and remain viable into this new millennium - and legitimate questions exist on both sides. (14-0)
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Macerich: Takeover Target?

12h seekingalpha
Predicting takeover targets can be difficult, but MAC has a history of being a takeover target. (46-0)
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Are Institutional Investors Bullish on Cheniere Energy Partners?

13h marketrealist
Cheniere Energy Partners (CQP), the midstream MLP subsidiary of Cheniere Energy (LNG), saw buying of 0.49 million positions among the top institutional holders during the first quarter. (44-0)
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