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Equity analysts expect Cathay General Bancorp (NASDAQ:CATY – get rating) will report sales of $171.87 million for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Three analysts have issued estimates for Cathay General Bancorp’s earnings, with the lowest estimate for sales at $168.00 million and the highest estimate at $177.60 million. Cathay General Bancorp posted …

The US dollar remained strong overnight, with losses against the euro offset by gains against Asian and Commonwealth currencies. Rising US yields and flows to safe havens continue to support the greenback, as do commodity prices, most of which are denominated in US dollars. That left the dollar index trading sideways, slipping 0.16% to 99.08, …

Civista Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: CIVB – get rating) saw significant growth in short interest in the month of February. As of February 15, there was short interest on a total of 206,000 shares, a growth of 33.0% from the January 31 total of 154,900 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume of 37,400 shares, …

HMN Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ: HMNF – Get Rating) benefited from a significant drop in short-term interest in February. As of Feb. 15, there was short interest totaling 1,300 shares, down 27.8% from the Jan. 31 total of 1,800 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume of 2,500 shares, the day-to-cover ratio is currently 0.5 …

California BanCorp (NASDAQ:CALB- get rating) was the recipient of a large decline in short interest in the month of February. As of February 15, there was short interest on a total of 2,400 shares, a decrease of 40.0% from the January 31 total of 4,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 8,200 shares, …

Analysts expect Lakeland Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:LBAI – get rating) to announce $0.33 of earnings per share (EPS) for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Four analysts have provided estimates of Lakeland Bancorp’s earnings, with the lowest EPS estimate at $0.21 and the highest estimate at $0.48. Lakeland Bancorp posted earnings of $0.45 per …

Wall Street brokerages expect Civista Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:CIVB – get rating) will post earnings per share of $0.60 for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks reports. Two analysts have provided earnings estimates for Civista Bancshares. The highest EPS estimate is $0.63 and the lowest is $0.57. Civista Bancshares reported earnings per share of $0.68 in the …

The director of Regional Management Corp. (NYSE:RM) Basswood Capital Management, L sold 2,367 shares in a transaction on Wednesday, February 16. The shares were sold at an average price of $53.92, for a total transaction of $127,628.64. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available via this hyperlink. Basswood Capital …

pixelfit/E+ via Getty Images Investment thesis In my previous article on Gartner (NYSE:IT), I took a neutral stance on the company despite the excellent financial upside potential and active share buybacks: The company operates in a large and highly fragmented market and has maintained a high growth rate for many years. Gartner belongs to a …

forward-looking information This Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q contains various forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Such statements are based on management’s current beliefs and assumptions, as well as information currently available to management. When used in …

krblokhin/iStock Editorial via Getty Images Investment thesis Sprouts Farmers Market (NASDAQ:SFM) is an attractive investment opportunity. The stock has provided lackluster returns over the past 5 years against the S&P 500, and is now trading below its first-day closing price of $40 per share. However, there are good reasons to believe that the trend will …

Shares of WesBanco, Inc. (NASDAQ: WSBC) have received a “Hold” consensus rating from the six research firms that are currently covering the stock, MarketBeat.com reports. Four research analysts rated the stock a hold rating and one gave the company a buy rating. The average 1-year target price among brokers who have hedged the stock in …

NOTetflix Inc will report fourth quarter results after U.S. markets close on Thursday. Whether the live-streaming pioneer added enough new subscribers in the last quarter to satisfy dwindling shoppers will be a priority. The company’s stock price fell 25% from its highest level since November after the strong third-quarter earnings report. Thanks to Squid Game, …

Invest (NASDAQ:ISTR) was updated by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note issued on Tuesday, zacks.com reports. The company currently has a $21.00 price target on the financial services provider’s stock. Zacks Investment ResearchThe company’s target price would indicate a possible 11.17% rise from the current share …

The WORLD’S TEN richest men doubled their fortunes in the first two years of the coronavirus pandemic as poverty and inequality soared, according to a report today, ahead of the virtual diary opening from Davos of the World Economic Forum. Oxfam said men’s wealth fell from $700 billion (612 billion euros) to $1.5 trillion (1.3 …

Analysts forecast Civista Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:CIVB) to post sales of $30.40 million for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Two analysts have issued estimates for Civista Bancshares earnings, with the lower estimate for sales at $30.30 million and the higher estimate at $30.50 million. Civista Bancshares posted sales of $31.20 million in the same quarter …

Wall Street analysts expect WesBanco, Inc. (NASDAQ:WSBC) to announce $144.21 million in sales for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Four analysts have issued estimates for WesBanco’s earnings. The lowest sales estimate is $141.39 million and the highest is $147.00 million. WesBanco reported sales of $152.42 million in the same quarter last year, …

Mikhail Dmitriev /iStock via Getty Images In my opinion, one of the best decisions investors can make during deep, sharp corrections is to take a deep breath and buy old Wall Street darlings at a deep discount. It’s advice I would particularly apply to Chewy (CHWY), the online provider of pet supplies that has taken …

Wall Street shares ended lower to close the first trading week of 2022 on Friday. The index suffered its biggest weekly drop in almost a year as surging Treasury yields triggered a sell off of many top-rated tech stocks. S&P 500, NASDAQ and US 10-year chart The index jumped 26 basis points for the week, …

Farmers National Banc (NASDAQ: FMNB) was demoted by Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note issued Wednesday, Zacks.com reports. According to Zacks, “Farmers National Banc Corp. is a single bank holding company with a single subsidiary, The Farmers National Bank of Canfield. They operate in one industry, …

Capital Scale (NYSE: LADR) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “keep” rating in a research note released Wednesday, Zacks.com reports. According to Zacks, “Ladder Capital Corp is a commercial real estate finance company. The company operates in three segments: loans, securities and real estate. first mortgage loans on commercial …

Analysts forecast Civista Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: CIVB) to post earnings of $ 0.60 per share for the current quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Two analysts have issued estimates of Civista Bancshares’ earnings, with estimates ranging from $ 0.58 to $ 0.61. Civista Bancshares reported earnings per share of $ 0.64 in the same quarter …

Hawthorn Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: HWBK) experienced a big drop in short-term interest in November. As of November 30, there was short interest for a total of 12,800 shares, a decrease of 29.3% from the November 15 total of 18,100 shares. Approximately 0.2% of the company’s shares are sold short. Based on an average trading volume …

Enter Wall Street with StreetInsider Premium. Request your 1 week free trial here. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued a series of orders to five companies offering “buy now, pay later” (BNPL) credit. Orders to collect information on the risks and rewards of these fast-growing loans went to Affirm (NASDAQ: AFRM), Afterpay (NYSE: SQ), …

Beyond Meat “Beyond Burger” patties made from plant-based substitutes for meat products are on a shelf for sale in New York City. Angela Weiss | AFP | Getty Images Find out which companies are making the midday headlines. GameStop, AMC Entertainment – Meme’s shares rebounded after a strong sell-off in the previous session. GameStop was …

Equity research analysts predict that LendingTree, Inc. (NASDAQ: TREE) will report $ 266.94 million in sales for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Five analysts have released LendingTree earnings estimates. The highest sales estimate is $ 274.51 million and the lowest is $ 262.10 million. LendingTree posted sales of $ 222.33 million …

U.S: CFPB ends LIBOR transition rule December 10, 2021 Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP To print this article, all you need to do is register or log in to Mondaq.com. The CFPB issued a final rule to ease the transition to LIBOR. The rule amends the provisions of Regulation Z, which implements the Truth in …

NEW YORK, November 30, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Pomerantz LLP announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed against Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and Morgan Stanley (together, the “Defendants”) on behalf of the investors of Vipshop Holdings Ltd. (“Vipshop” or the “Company”) (NYSE: VIPS). The class action lawsuit, filed in the United States District …

Two Democratic senators threatening to derail Joe Biden’s agenda have been condemned by anti-corruption watchdogs for accepting a flood of money from Republican donors and businesses. Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema present the latest obstacle to the president’s social and climate spending agenda after it was passed by Democrats in the House of Representatives earlier …

With 48 million customers, pop star Anitta on her board and a viral ad to the beats of Brazilian funk, Nubank, a new digital-only bank, is shaking up the market in Brazil – and now aiming for an entry of $ 50 billion. dollars on Wall Street. Launched in 2013 by an international trio of …

Harry wilmerding The Federal Reserve’s decision to reduce its monthly bond purchases amid rising inflation has contributed to price spikes, benefiting billionaires and businesses while hurting low-income Americans, several experts told the Daily Caller News Foundation. Ending inflation would pose a huge risk to Wall Street and financial markets, Gregory Daco, chief US economist at …

The third-quarter earnings season kicks off this week, as investors watch for signs that rising costs will pose a problem for US corporate earnings this quarter and beyond. What companies reveal about the impact of any supply chain issues, labor shortages and the continuing pandemic could set the tone for trading, after a month of …

PPositive news from Elon Musk’s pioneering electric vehicle (EV) company You’re here (NASDAQ: TSLA) continues with its latest production figures. Its deliveries exceeded analysts’ expectations of thousands of cars in the third quarter of 2021. At the same time, its market capitalization remains huge, and alongside its loyal fans, the company has a large chorus …

We have been in a bull market since the bottom of the US stock markets in March 2020. However, September’s fall, the worst since March 2020, has made investors cautious. As concerns emerge about the longevity of the current bull market, it would be interesting to add some of the defensive stocks to the portfolio. …

This company tweets more than Elon Musk these days. Another day another hashtag and another denial of wrongdoing from the market maker. Citadel Securities took to Twitter for the third time this week in an attempt to put out the raging fire on social media. Tripling in their efforts to portray meme stock investors as …

(alfexe / Getty Images) Vampires are – this is what the stories say – extremely difficult to kill, and so it’s sort of fitting that the same are, but in reality, predatory tax proposals. The Wall Street Journal President Biden has expressed support for a proposal under consideration in the Senate to impose an annual …

Cash flow: After purchasing The Cosmopolitan Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas in 2014, the Blackstone Group sold its real estate and operations for nearly $ 6 billion. Ethan Miller / Getty Images MGM Resorts International will acquire the operations of The Cosmopolitan, the luxury casino and hotel on the Las Vegas Strip, for $ …

Peloton (PTON) stock fell 6.3% yesterday, bringing its YTD loss to 35.2%. The stock is now down nearly 45% from the 52 week highs and is not far from the 52 week lows of $ 80.48. 2020 has been a good year for so-called “home” stocks like Peloton and it has jumped during the year. …

The past year has not been a great one for investors who rely on regular income from their investments. Fixed income yields are much lower than inflation, with one-year CD rates not even offering 1% while annual inflation exceeds 5%. Dividend investors haven’t had a good year either, as many companies cut their dividends last …

U.S. tax updates Sign up for myFT Daily Digest to be the first to know about U.S. tax news. When a nonprofit news organization obtained the tax returns of thousands of America’s richest people a few months ago, it sparked a firestorm. ProPublica reports have shown how billionaires often pay little or no federal taxes, …

There’s a common misconception among Twitter critics – most of whom haven’t done the squat – that what keeps would-be entrepreneurs from becoming billionaires is funding. They will postulate that this is because some venture capitalists look alike or dare to ask critical questions about a business model without considering someone’s feelings. The truth is …

Special interests lobbying against President Joe Biden’s tax agenda claim his proposed corporate tax rate hike will hurt small businesses and his proposed capital gains tax reforms will hurt family farms. Both claims are absurd attempts at powerful interests to claim that they are standing up for the little guy. Real small businesses don’t need …

July 13, 2021 10:16 p.m. ET Tokyo 2020 ?! The Games are starting, and if you can believe it, the International Olympic Committee still calls it Tokyo 2020 for marketing purposes (because that’s when they were supposed to take place, before a one-year postponement. for Covid-19). However, in Wall Street Journal coverage, we’re going to …

Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao. REUTERS / Darrin Zammit Lupi Service outage on leading crypto exchange Binance has left some retail traders unable to limit their losses during market sell-off, Wall Street Journal finds report. The outage came as the crypto markets began to collapse in mid-May, with bitcoin dropping 23% in half a day. For …

The Chinese daigou trade is set to gain a new lease of life, as “Beijing plans to maintain its pandemic border restrictions for at least a year,” the The Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday, noting that a “tentative timeline for the second half of 2022 was set at a meeting of the country’s cabinet and …

According to a new national survey (okay, last week I asked 7 colleagues if they liked paying taxes and wished they could pay even more), it turns out that most Americans don’t don’t like taxes. But you knew it. At the same time, most taxpayers pay the full amount year after year. Many anti-taxers also …

Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) renewed her call for a wealth tax on some of the richest people in the United States and singled out Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos for his relatively low salary. Warren took to Twitter on Friday and pointed out that even though Bezos is worth tens of millions of dollars, he earns …

BEST STORIES Cracker Barrel Plans to Issue $275M in Debt in Private Offering Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Inc. plans to issue $ 275 million in convertible senior notes due 2026 as part of a private offering, the company said on Monday. It intends to give the initial buyers of its debt an option to …

(RTTNews) – Asian stock markets traded mostly higher on Friday, extending the gains from the previous session, following positive overnight signals from Wall Street. Investors are also cautiously optimistic after reports of encouraging inflation data and a slight drop in jobless claims from Asian US markets ended largely up on Thursday. Meanwhile, traders also remain …

How to trade index futures 1. Know the difference between betting on spreads, CFDs and futures You can use spread bets or CFDs to speculate on the price of an underlying futures market. All this means that your future positions are opened and closed directly in our platform. This way, you will never need to …

Current mortgage and refinancing rates Average mortgage rates edged down yesterday. This is always good news. But that seems to have more to do with a drift without direction than an improvement in outlook. However, first thing, mortgage rates seemed likely to fall slightly again. Find and lock a great rate (May 25, 2021) Current …

Detroit (AP) – General Motors’ first-quarter net profit jumped to $ 2.98 billion, as strong demand from U.S. consumers and rising prices offset production cuts caused by a global shortage of computer chips. Despite the semiconductor shortage, GM stuck to the full-year pre-tax profit forecast of $ 10 billion to $ 11 billion issued earlier …

Our one-month reprieve is over; it’s time to pay our taxes. The coronavirus pandemic may have delayed the IRS, but there isn’t much relief for most of us as we now have to file our income tax returns by May 17. Some of us might even have to pay taxes on some of the benefits …

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Say Affirm is delaying its planned IPO until next year, making it the second company in days to suspend its public debut, according to The Wall Street Journal. The move comes shortly after Roblox decided to postpone its planned 2020 IPO until next year to seek a higher price, given strong investor demand for high-growth …

WATERLOO – A leadership program for African American professionals from Cedar Valley continues its virtual financial empowerment series on Saturday. The 24/7 Black Leadership Advancement Consortium is organizing the second installment of the series, starting at 10 am. It will run for the next three Saturdays from 10 am to noon. Keith Chappelle, Primerica’s national …

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. is speaking with JetBlue Airways Corp. about taking over its credit card program, according to people familiar with the matter, the Wall Street firm’s latest effort to delve into consumer finance. Goldman is competing against Barclays PLC, which is the current issuer of JetBlue credit cards and is in talks to …

The winter melt in stock markets makes most investors only think of easier earnings for their portfolios in 2021. But not so fast, bullish: One of Wall Street’s most rosy firms believes that several risks are brewing that could slow the fierce rally. Read more: How to build an investment portfolio to outperform the market …