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Business Should you consider freezing your credit?
Author: 0 Should you consider freezing your credit?

If you do freeze your credit, existing creditors or debt collectors will still have access to your report, according to the Federal Trade Commission. Affected South Carolinians are advised to consider placing a fraud alert or security freeze on accounts to protect identity and credit information.

Business What do the actions of the Federal Reserve mean for me?
Author: 0 What do the actions of the Federal Reserve mean for me?

Meanwhile, 12 out of 16 Fed officials said they expect one more raise in short-term interest rates this year, the Wall Street Journal reported. "Before the Fed announced its decision, there were high expectations that monetary policymakers would drag interest rate expectations lower for 2017", said Hussein Sayed, chief market strategist at FXTM.

Business Death Wish cold brew coffee recalled amid botulism concern
Author: 0 Death Wish cold brew coffee recalled amid botulism concern

Death Wish Coffee has recalled its Nitro brand drink due to concern of possible botulism . Death Wish Coffee Company, based in Round Lake, N.Y., proclaims itself to brew the world's strongest coffee . If the very name of your product taunts the ever-present riptide of mortality, you better be damn sure your product doesn't actually kill people.

Business Moto G5S Plus coming to the US Sept 29 for $230
Author: 0 Moto G5S Plus coming to the US Sept 29 for $230

The search engine giant announced that the upcoming Moto X4 is coming to the Project Fi network for USD$399. So, how much does this version of the Moto X4 cost? The Moto X4 smartphone sport a 5.2 inches Full HD LTPS IPS display which comes with Gorilla Glass protection.

Author: 0 Takes Position in Nabors Industries Ltd. (NBR)

It closed at $5.15 lastly. KEYS was included in 3 notes of analysts from September 19, 2016. Equities research analysts predict that Nabors Industries Ltd . Investors sentiment decreased to 1.09 in Q2 2017. Its down 0.13, from 1.22 in 2016Q3. 48 funds opened positions while 107 raised stakes. Short shares increased 2,739,210 over that timeframe.

Business Growth Analysis of W&T Offshore, Inc. (NYSE:WTI)
Author: 0 Growth Analysis of W&T Offshore, Inc. (NYSE:WTI)

Rhumbline Advisers stated it has 0% in W&T Offshore, Inc . The short interest to W&T Offshore Incorporated's float is 7.11%. Let's start with WTI's most recent earnings. Of the analysts surveyed by Reuters that track W&T Offshore, Inc . In related news, Director Virginia Boulet bought 16,500 shares of the stock in a transaction on Thursday, September 14th.

Business Federal Reserve meeting crucial for Janet Yellen's legacy
Author: 0 Federal Reserve meeting crucial for Janet Yellen's legacy

The Committee affirms that changing the target range for the federal funds rate is its primary means of adjusting the stance of monetary policy . Equities pushed lower, with United States consumer staples and information technology selling off the hardest, while the financials and energy fared best.

Business Premier Oil PLC (PMO) Insider Purchases £124.88 in Stock
Author: 0 Premier Oil PLC (PMO) Insider Purchases £124.88 in Stock

Investors have taken notice of Vodafone Group PLC (VOD .L) shares. The company closed its last trading session at $28.86. About 25,436 shares traded. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the stock. The company was maintained on Wednesday, February 10 by Peel Hunt.

Author: 0 Eaton Vance Management Acquires 1636008 Shares of Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL)

The stock has "Market Perform" rating by FBR Capital on Monday, September 21. iBERIA Capital Partners maintained the shares of HAL in report on Thursday, October 20 with "Outperform" rating. Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management Company LTD boosted its stake in Halliburton Company by 2.5% in the third quarter. Exane Derivatives now owns 33,715 shares worth $1,439,685,000.

Author: 0 SPDR Barclays High Yield Bond ETF (JNK) Rises 0.03% for Sep 17

JPMorgan Chase & Co. grew its stake in shares of SPDR Barclays Capital High Yield Bnd ETF (NYSE:JNK) by 150.9% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Author: 0 Three things to watch at this week's Federal Reserve meeting

But despite this, the Fed's own interest-rate projections - also referred to as the dot plot (seen below) - show that a majority of officials see interest rates going higher by the end of the year. The further the interest rates are from the zero lower bound, the bigger will the room be for balance sheet normalization. Forecasts for economic growth and unemployment into 2018 and beyond were largely unchanged.

Business Wall St. closes slightly higher after Fed policy decisions
Author: 0 Wall St. closes slightly higher after Fed policy decisions

USA share prices recovered quickly from initial losses following the Fed's announcement, with the S&P 500 .spx ending slightly higher, adding to a string of closing records. It as at 2.218 percent early Tuesday. At 11:02 a.m. ET, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 1.88 points, or 0.01 percent, at 22,368.92, the S&P was down 1.73 points, or 0.07 percent, at 2,504.92 and the Nasdaq Composite was down 26.50 points, or 0.41 percent, at 6,434.82.

Business Bill Gates:
Author: 0 Bill Gates: "Ctrl-Alt-Del Key Combination Was A Mistake"

He nonetheless answered the question directly, and in a very Bill Gates way, by saying "The IBM hardware PC keyboard only had one way it could get a guaranteed interrupt generated". That "guy" was David Bradley, the engineer credited with inventing the combination originally created to reboot the PC. On a panel in 2011 with Gates, Bradley said, "I have to share the credit".

Business Nearly 500000 Ram Trucks Recalled Due to Fire Risk
Author: 0 Nearly 500000 Ram Trucks Recalled Due to Fire Risk

FCA US LLC is voluntarily recalling an estimated 47,927 minivans in the U.S.to realign certain seat-belt buckles. A company spokesman said that "in accordance with (the) regulatory definition, which includes everything from a burning odor to open flame, we are aware of a small number of such incidents".

Business Americans need tax reform, says White House
Author: 0 Americans need tax reform, says White House

President Donald Trump often touts the stock market as a measure of his success, and his ability to do so will depend on success on taxes, Forbes said. "A 20-point reduction of the corporate income tax to 15 percent would boost the relative market incomes of the poorest Americans by significantly more than it would boost those of the richest".

Business Activists force ship carrying Volkswagen cars to turn around, Greenpeace says
Author: 0 Activists force ship carrying Volkswagen cars to turn around, Greenpeace says

The protestors, who are now hanging from the 27-metre-high unloading door, say they won't disembark until "VW commits to take its toxic cars back to Germany". The German auto giant imports tens of thousands of vehicles through Sheerness, one of Britain's largest auto ports, every year. In a statement, a Volkswagen spokesman said: "We are aware of a protest this morning at the Sheerness port in Kent".

Business Liliane Bettencourt, World's Richest Woman and L'Oreal Heiress, Dies Aged 94
Author: 0 Liliane Bettencourt, World's Richest Woman and L'Oreal Heiress, Dies Aged 94

Her mother died when Bettencourt was just five years old. World's richest woman and heiress of the renowned cosmetics giant L'Oreal, Liliane Bettencourt, died on Thursday. Bettencourt long enjoyed the company of artists, and her Bettencourt-Schueller foundation funded a range of films and art projects over the years, in addition to medical research and literacy projects.

Business Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) Institutional Investors Quarterly Sentiment
Author: 0 Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) Institutional Investors Quarterly Sentiment

About 7.17 million shares traded. Duke Realty Corp (NYSE:DRE) has risen 24.81% since September 21, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 16.61% the S&P500. Johnson & Johnson makes up about 0.5% of Brighton Jones LLC's portfolio, making the share its 20th biggest stake. Yhb Invest Advsr Inc stated it has 74,855 shares or 1.8% of all its holdings.

Author: 0 Dollar weakens as Fed's rate decision draws closer

But in the current quarter, the pace of expansion has slowed to 1.7 percent, according to Macroeconomic Advisers, with hurricanes Harvey and Irma, among other factors, dampening activity. The Fed is widely expected to announce on Wednesday that it will begin paring its bond holdings, with reductions likely to start in the coming months.