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Travel Bookings Up 94.3% Year-Over-Year The online leisure travel industry has become huge in China, and one company just decided to reward shareholders with a $150.0-million stock buyback program. Tuniu Corporation (NASDAQ:TOUR) announced on, August 23 that the company’s board.
Markit Flash PMI at 52.1 in August, Down from 9-Month High in July July was a solid month for the U.S. manufacturing sector. An advance estimate from IHS Markit suggests that expansion continued in August, albeit at a slower pace..
U.S. Dollar Remains Weak Since Fed Minutes Release The U.S. dollar fell broadly against the major currencies as traders wait for clearer signals of where interest rates are headed from Federal Reserve officials later this week. The Wall Street Journal.
Retailer Second-Quarter Profit Beats Estimate Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE:BBY) said it returned $309.0 million to shareholders during the second quarter of the fiscal year 2017 as part of its $1.0-billion share buyback plan. In a statement to its shareholders,.
Kingspan Raises Interim Dividend Rate On Monday, Kingspan Group PLC (LON:KGP) announced its board of directors’ proposition of an interim dividend of $0.10 per share. This marks a 25% increase from last year’s interim dividend, which was $0.08 per share..
Estimate for Health Care Expenses Rises 6% from Last Year Health care is expensive. A new study shows that if you retire today, you can expect to spend an average of $130,000 on health care during retirement. Fidelity Investments estimates.
World’s Second-Biggest Economy Sees Stock Revival In an era of extremely low interest rates and negative bond yields, the shift from the safety of government bonds to dividend stocks is widespread and global. The latest addition in this search of.
Double Digit Upside in Targa Stock, Analyst Says This midstream energy company with an 8.5% yield just got its price target raised by an investment bank on Wall Street. On Monday, August 22, Stifel Nicolaus analyst Selman Akyol raised his.
Former Fed Chief Sees “Stagflation” Threat If you’re confused about the future direction of U.S. interest rates, it’s probably better to pay attention to the former chairman of the Federal Reserve, Alan Greenspan. He predicts that U.S. interest rates will.
Economy Close to Meeting Fed’s Target The central banks in Europe and Japan have adopted negative interest rate policies. Will the U.S. Federal Reserve do the same? According to the Fed’s second-highest-ranking official, the answer is “no.” During a speech.