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How to Trade on Forex – 8 Steps for Beginners

Forex is a decentralized universal market where all the world’s currencies trade. Each day multinational banks, investment companies, big corporations and retail traders buy and sell currencies on the foreign exchange to facilitate trade and capitalize on price movements. Work hard The very first step every forex newcomer should do is to stop searching for an easy way out forget about hard working robots that supposedly trade for you while you sleep, run away from suspicious “managers” that promise you 100% profits.  Learn the basics... 
 

The 2016 oil market: a year in review

For many energy traders, 2016 has been as brutal for them as it has been for celebrities. With prices sinking to lows that have not been seen in decades, small businesses and investors have felt the pain of plunging and unpredictable prices throughout the year, as an ongoing glut in supply has made it difficult for them to make a profit. If you are trading this commodity through platforms such as Hantec Markets, it’s important that you understand the state of the oil and gas industry. By understanding what the industry has been through this... 
 

What’s next for the oil market as it reaches a critical point?

2016 has proven to be a stressful time for oil traders and producers alike. With prices hitting a 13-year low in February, this year proved to be the breaking point for many businesses in the industry. As the months wore on, however, prices improved to $50 per barrel on rumors that OPEC would soon come to an agreement on a significant production cut. After talks broke down several times, member states finally came to an agreement at the end of November, rallying West Texas Intermediate and Brent Crude to 52-week highs. If you are a trader on a platform... 
 

Scientists Find Warfarin Use Associated with Higher Dementia Risk

The most recent data indicates that atrial fibrillation (A-Fib or AF) is the most common form of heart arrhythmia. A heart arrhythmia is the term given to an anomaly in which the heart beats to slowly or too fast or in an otherwise irregular way (as described by the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention). While atrial fibrillation, on its own, is not necessarily cause for any concern—as it is not immediately life-threatening—it can lead to other problems which can complicate your health. Most commonly, A-Fib can lead to blood... 
 

West Virginia Gives Tax Break to Natural Gas and Coal

Photo Credit: fungann via Compfight cc West Virginia Governor Earl Ray Tomblin recently approved a tax break bill on February 29. On Monday, the Democratic governor signed the bill that drops 56 cents/ton of severance surtaxes for coal and 4.7 cents/thousand cubic feet of natural gas. The Republican-led legislature of West Virginia passed said bill. Tomblin initially proposed that the bill be applied by July 1 or ‘earlier at his discretion.’ The money is said to help cover the state’s budget gap of $384 million for this year. In 2015, they... 
 

Jazz Pharma’s New Narcolepsy Drug Enters Phase III Trials

The treatment of excessive daytime sleepiness or EDS with JZP-110, a drug currently under investigation, has become a key goal for Jazz Pharmaceuticals. The company recently announced the start of Phase III trials on the efficacy and safety of the drug to promote wakefulness for patients with obstructive sleep apnea or narcolepsy. Two studies of JZP-110 will include random, placebo-controlled, double-blind testing over a period of 12 weeks. The tests will be conducted at multiple locations, and rely for measurement on the Epworth Sleepiness Scale... 
 

Dining Goes Mobile: Is Your Business Ready?

A social media revolution is underway. Talking on a telephone at the dining table or (heaven forbid) in a restaurant was the height of poor etiquette once upon a time. However, mobile social consumers are starting to forget that stigma and making room for mobile devices at their proverbial tables. Restaurants have to keep pace or be left behind by their more mobile-friendly rivals. Mobile-Conscious Consumers Mobile devices like Apple’s iPad and high-end smartphones like Samsung’s Galaxy S6 edge are changing the way people interact with each... 
 

Automated classrooms

The use of automated classrooms is one that may prove to be challenging especially with the people that are uncomfortable with computers.  It is thereby essential that when the automated classes are being made to consider the use of technology that is easy to use for all the students.  Programming has proved to be a nightmare to most students thus it should be avoided in automating the classrooms.  The paper will highlight how classrooms can be automated with linear actuators in the most simpe and convenient way for both the instructors and... 
 

Advantages of IT Outsourcing to Ukraine

Most business persons will agree that IT outsourcing plays a crucial role when it come to a sensible business management. IT outsourcing is a good chance to find reliable business partners, as well as save or cut down company’s expenses. Ukraine is one of the best countries for IT outsourcing. Ukraine’s IT and software development industry is quickly developing and is known for its highly qualified and skilled specialists. Today, Ukraine holds leading positions in the list of the world’s best providers of IT outsourcing services. Many... 
 

How to Make a Website Popular

Introduction Websites have become a traditional source of income, information and ways to advertise. For one to be able to conquer this vast competition, you have to be smart moving quickly with the times. Due to lack of Knowledge some websites fail miserable and in a timely manner they become useless. Regular updates According to SEO company in Vancouver, regular updates by continually gathering new information consistently, without giving up it increases the website’s quality, the biggest problem most websites have is having a lot of quantity... 
 

newoldstamp: Simple Way to Create Email Signature

Everyone will agree that every letter should be finished with a signature. This essential letter component helps to deliver needed information to the sender and promote yourself with every email you send. Signature is an inseparable element not only of a handwritten letter. Every electronic letter should also contain a signature. There are some programs that allow creating email signatures, however, many of them are pretty similar. So if you want to sign your electronic letters with a unique signature you should forget about traditional, as well... 
 

Study in Ukraine

Higher education is a key to a successful career, but due to lack of high quality universities or excessively high tuition fees in their home countries, many young people are driven to look for education opportunities elsewhere. Ukraine has recently become one of popular destinations for those who want to study abroad. Ukraine is a big country located in Eastern Europe which offers students from all over the world a unique combination of high quality education and low tuition fees. Here is why more and more students choose to get their higher education... 
 

Most Important Things in Boat Automation with Marine Actuators

Boat lovers realize automating boats with marine actuators can result in exciting experiences. As a result, it is important for them to identify important aspects in boat automation with linear actuators, because it will enable them acquire boats that are best suited to their lifestyles. It follows that the preceding paragraphs highlight the most important things in boat automation with marine actuators. Durability It is undeniable that boats cruise in harsh environments that are unfriendly to most materials. As evidence, boats are exposed to salt... 
 

5 Ways International Students Can Improve Their English

Universities and colleges accept students from other countries. According to website provides resume writing examples, English may not be the first language for these students and even though they may be able to read and write in English, it may be difficult for them to express themselves properly in English. Most of these students desire to improve their English. Here are some ways International students can improve their English. Practice Most of the International students do not get to have a lot of practice in conversational English in their... 
 

Factors in the Failure of a Linear Actuator

Exceeding the Normal Rated Duty Cycle  The duty cycle can be defined as the amount of time a given motor on the actuator can run relative to the amount of time it needs to be at rest. All the AC powered motors will have a set limitation for the duty cycle. Exceeding the duty cycle will cause an unstable and constant modulation of the actuator. Correcting this requires the use of the correct current according to the specifications of the actuator. Exceeding the rated Torque The gear trains in the actuator can be variable causing erratic control.... 
 

Create Your Ecommerce Website With Magento

To create web-based stores merchants use various e-commerce platforms. Indeed, there are lots of tools aimed at helping e-commerce merchants built online stores, manage their content and process online transactions. With this huge variety of available e-commerce platforms anyone can choose the one that meets his/her needs, experience and skills. A great number of ecommerce merchants choose Magento. This is one of the most powerful and flexible content management systems used for web-based stores. It is also a reliable shopping cart software. This... 
 

How International Property Developers Are Solving World Crises Daily

International property developers have become an essential and extremely effective force in solving urgent social and environmental crises around the globe. So what are they doing now, how are they doing it, and how can more individuals get involved? Choose Your Cause There are many critical needs in the world today. According to WHO a lack of safe drinking kills more people each year than all types of violence and war. 90% of the tens of thousands that die every week are children under five years old. Hunger and poverty are significant issues,... 
 

Largest Bitcoin trading platform Mt.Gox shuts down

Mt.Gox, the world’s largest trading platform of Bitcoins website was taken offline on Monday. The site has since been put back online but a notice stating that it is closing all transactions for the time being is displayed and rumours of bankruptcy are circulating in cyberspace. The closing of the exchange put millions of dollars from investors who gamble in Bitcoins at risk and caused widespread panic amongst those who trade in the digital currency. For those who trade, swap or use Bitcoins to buy credits at an online casino or various other... 
 

How Natural Disasters Effect Economics

Lightning can strike even in the safest place. Whether you live near a volcano, along a river that floods or in a tornado alley, there’s always a possibility of natural disaster. Once it happened, economy suffers. It might take few years to compensate of what was taken. Besides loss of life, damage to infrastructure if by far the most common effect of catastrophes. That’s why you should take precautions on your valuables. But what’s odd is that natural disasters have negative and positive effects on the local economy as well. With careful... 
 

Fairfax Media Limited Stock Rating Reaffirmed by JPMorgan Chase (FXJ)

Fairfax Media Limited (ASX: FXJ)‘s stock had its “underweight” rating reiterated by equities research analysts at JPMorgan Chase in a research note issued to investors on Friday, StockRatingsNetwork reports. Shares of Fairfax Media Limited (ASX: FXJ) traded up 0.97% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting A$0.520. Fairfax Media Limited has a one year low of A$0.350 and a one year high of A$0.6725. The stock’s 50-day moving average is currently A$0.61. The company’s market cap is A$1.223 billion. Fairfax Media Limited... 
 

GPT Group Coverage Initiated at Bank of America (GPT)

Analysts at Bank of America began coverage on shares of GPT Group (ASX: GPT) in a research report issued to clients and investors on Friday, Analyst Ratings Network.com reports. The firm set a “neutral” rating on the stock. GPT Group (ASX: GPT) traded up 0.54% on Friday, hitting A$3.740. GPT Group has a 1-year low of A$3.160 and a 1-year high of A$4.230. The stock’s 50-day moving average is currently A$3.97. The company has a market cap of A$6.608 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 11.62. The GPT Group (ASX: GPT) comprises... 
 

ThyssenKrupp AG’s “Sell” Rating Reaffirmed at AlphaValue (TKA)

ThyssenKrupp AG (FRA: TKA)‘s stock had its “sell” rating restated by AlphaValue in a research note issued on Thursday, Stock Ratings Network.com reports. They currently have a €8.49 ($11.03) price objective on the stock. ThyssenKrupp AG (FRA: TKA) traded up 2.02% on Thursday, hitting €14.875. ThyssenKrupp AG has a 1-year low of €11.459 and a 1-year high of €19.25. The stock’s 50-day moving average is currently €17.16. TKA has been the subject of a number of other recent research reports. Analysts... 
 

Swedish Match AB Stock Rating Reaffirmed by DNB Markets (SWMA)

Swedish Match AB (STO: SWMA)‘s stock had its “buy” rating restated by investment analysts at DNB Markets in a note issued to investors on Thursday, StockRatingsNetwork reports. They currently have a SEK 290 price objective on the stock. A number of other analysts have also recently weighed in on SWMA. Analysts at Nomura reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Swedish Match AB in a research note to investors on Thursday, May 23rd. They now have a SEK 287 price target on the stock. Analysts at Kepler Cheuvreux reiterated... 
 

AlphaValue Reiterates Reduce Rating for Siemens AG (SIE)

Siemens AG (FRA: SIE)‘s stock had its “reduce” rating reaffirmed by AlphaValue in a research note issued on Thursday, Analyst Ratings.Net reports. They currently have a €82.80 ($107.53) target price on the stock. Siemens AG (FRA: SIE) traded up 0.38% on Thursday, hitting €79.705. Siemens AG has a 1-year low of €62.16 and a 1-year high of €88.00. The stock’s 50-day moving average is currently €77.03. SIE has been the subject of a number of other recent research reports. Analysts at Commerzbank... 
 

Deutsche Lufthansa AG’s “Sell” Rating Reaffirmed at AlphaValue (LHA)

Deutsche Lufthansa AG (ETR: LHA)‘s stock had its “sell” rating restated by equities research analysts at AlphaValue in a research note issued to investors on Thursday, Analyst Ratings Network.com reports. They currently have a €13.10 ($17.01) price objective on the stock. A number of other analysts have also recently weighed in on LHA. Analysts at National Bank AG reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Deutsche Lufthansa AG in a research note to investors on Wednesday. They now have a €16.00 ($20.78) price... 
 

Nordea Bank AB Receives “Outperform” Rating from Keefe, Bruyette & Woods (NDA-SEK)

Nordea Bank AB (STO: NDA-SEK)‘s stock had its “outperform” rating restated by equities research analysts at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods in a research note issued to investors on Friday, AnalystRatingsNetwork reports. They currently have a SEK 89 price target on the stock. Other equities research analysts have also recently issued reports about the stock. Analysts at JPMorgan Chase reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of Nordea Bank AB in a research note to investors on Thursday. They now have a SEK 85 price target... 
 

Grupo Santander Reiterates Hold Rating for E.ON AG (EOAN)

E.ON AG (FRA: EOAN)‘s stock had its “hold” rating restated by Grupo Santander in a research note issued on Friday, AnalystRatingsNetwork reports. They currently have a €13.22 ($17.17) price target on the stock. A number of other firms have also recently commented on EOAN. Analysts at AlphaValue reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of E.ON AG in a research note to investors on Thursday. They now have a €16.30 ($21.17) price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at RBC Capital reiterated an “underperform”... 
 

Mediaset SpA Upgraded to Hold by Banca IMI (MS)

Banca IMI upgraded shares of Mediaset SpA (BIT: MS) to a hold rating in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday, Analyst Ratings Network reports. The firm currently has €2.22 ($2.88) price target on the stock. A number of other analysts have also recently weighed in on MS. Analysts at Deutsche Bank reiterated a hold rating on shares of Mediaset SpA in a research note to investors on Thursday, May 23rd. They now have a €3.00 ($3.90) price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at Sanford C. Bernstein downgraded shares of Mediaset... 
 

L’Oreal SA Rating Reiterated by Independent Research GmbH (OR)

Independent Research GmbH reaffirmed their hold rating on shares of L’Oreal SA (EPA: OR) in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday, AnalystRatingsNetwork reports. The firm currently has a €135.00 ($175.32) price target on the stock. L’Oreal SA (EPA: OR) opened at 125.25 on Wednesday. L’Oreal SA has a 52-week low of €86.80 and a 52-week high of €137.85. The stock’s 50-day moving average is currently €97.25. The company has a market cap of €74.944 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio... 
 

Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA’s Outperform Rating Reaffirmed at BNP Paribas (FME)

Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA (ETR: FME)‘s stock had its “outperform” rating reaffirmed by research analysts at BNP Paribas in a report released on Thursday, AnalystRatings.Net reports. They currently have a €62.00 ($80.52) target price on the stock. A number of other analysts have also recently weighed in on FME. Analysts at Jefferies Group reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA in a research note to investors on Wednesday, May 29th. Separately, analysts at... 
 

Groupon Upgraded to Buy by Deutsche Bank (GRPN)

Groupon (NASDAQ: GRPN) was upgraded by equities research analysts at Deutsche Bank from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note issued to investors on Friday, TheFlyOnTheWall.com reports. The firm currently has a $10.00 price target on the stock, up from their previous price target of $6.00. Deutsche Bank’s price objective indicates a potential upside of 45.77% from the company’s current price. The analysts wrote, “the company should be in a position to grow billings 20%+ on the transition... 
 

Tele2 AB Rating Reiterated by AlphaValue (TEL2-A)

Tele2 AB (STO: TEL2-A)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reiterated by equities researchers at AlphaValue in a research report issued on Thursday, Stock Ratings Network reports. They currently have a SEK 107 price objective on the stock. A number of other analysts have also recently weighed in on TEL2-A. Analysts at DNB Markets reiterated a “sell” rating on shares of Tele2 AB in a research note to investors on Tuesday, June 4th. They now have a SEK 70 price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at Credit Suisse upgraded... 
 

SunTrust Stock Rating Lowered by UBS AG (STI)

SunTrust (NYSE: STI) was downgraded by stock analysts at UBS AG from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report issued on Friday, TheFlyOnTheWall.com reports. The analysts noted that the move was a valuation call. Other equities research analysts have also recently issued reports about the stock. Analysts at TheStreet reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of SunTrust in a research note to investors on Tuesday, June 4th. Separately, analysts at Zacks reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of... 
 

Chipotle Mexican Grill’s Buy Rating Reaffirmed at Miller Tabak (CMG)

Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE: CMG)‘s stock had its “buy” rating restated by investment analysts at Miller Tabak in a note issued to investors on Thursday, AnalystRatingsNetwork reports. They currently have a $400.00 price target on the stock, up from their previous price target of $395.00. Miller Tabak’s price objective would indicate a potential upside of 8.79% from the stock’s previous close. The analysts wrote, “Qdoba, the second largest fast casual Mexican chain in the U.S., would close more than 10% of its... 
 

TeliaSonera AB Stock Rating Reaffirmed by AlphaValue (TLSN)

TeliaSonera AB (STO: TLSN)‘s stock had its “add” rating reiterated by equities research analysts at AlphaValue in a research note issued to investors on Thursday, AnalystRatings.Net reports. They currently have a SEK 52.50 target price on the stock. A number of other analysts have also recently weighed in on TLSN. Analysts at Pohjola Bank reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of TeliaSonera AB in a research note to investors on Thursday, May 23rd. They now have a SEK 45.52 price target on the stock. Separately, analysts... 
 

Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB Given Reduce Rating at AlphaValue (SEB-A)

Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (STO: SEB-A)‘s stock had its “reduce” rating reiterated by analysts at AlphaValue in a research report issued to clients and investors on Thursday, Stock Ratings Network.com reports. They currently have a SEK 66.70 price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at Evli Bank reiterated a “sell” rating on shares of Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB in a research note to investors on Tuesday, May 28th. They now have a SEK 59 price target on the stock. Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (STO:... 
 

Education Realty Trust Coverage Initiated by Analysts at Imperial Capital (EDR)

Research analysts at Imperial Capital began coverage on shares of Education Realty Trust (NYSE: EDR) in a report released on Thursday, TheFlyOnTheWall.com reports. The firm set an “in-line” rating and a $10.00 price target on the stock. Imperial Capital’s price target points to a potential upside of 2.25% from the stock’s previous close. The analysts wrote, “In our view, interest in student housing is principally predicated on the prospects of a steady increase in academic enrollment and a desire by many educational... 
 

Salzgitter AG’s “Hold” Rating Reaffirmed at Bankhaus Lampe (SZG)

Salzgitter AG (ETR: SZG)‘s stock had its “hold” rating reiterated by research analysts at Bankhaus Lampe in a report released on Wednesday, Analyst Ratings.Net reports. They currently have a €33.00 ($42.86) target price on the stock. Shares of Salzgitter AG (ETR: SZG) opened at 26.43 on Wednesday. Salzgitter AG has a one year low of €26.85 and a one year high of €41.21. The stock’s 50-day moving average is currently €31.34. A number of other analysts have also recently weighed in on SZG. Analysts at... 
 

Sterne Agee Initiates Coverage on AMC Networks (AMCX)

Equities researchers at Sterne Agee began coverage on shares of AMC Networks (NASDAQ: AMCX) in a research report issued on Wednesday, TheFlyOnTheWall.com reports. The firm set a “buy” rating and a $74.00 price target on the stock. Sterne Agee’s price target would indicate a potential upside of 16.66% from the stock’s previous close. The analysts wrote, “The bear argument on AMCX shares is centered on two of the network’s marquee shows, Mad Men and Breaking Bad, ending their runs. We don’t find this argument... 
 

Ahorro Corporacion Financiera SA Reiterates Sell Rating for Banco Santander SA (SAN)

Banco Santander SA (MCE: SAN)‘s stock had its “sell” rating restated by Ahorro Corporacion Financiera SA in a research note issued on Wednesday, Stock Ratings Network reports. They currently have a €5.06 ($6.57) price target on the stock. A number of other analysts have also recently weighed in on SAN. Analysts at Bankhaus Lampe downgraded shares of Banco Santander SA to a “hold” rating in a research note to investors on Wednesday, June 5th. They now have a €6.00 ($7.79) price target on the stock. Separately,... 
 

Accor SA Given Accumulate Rating at CIC Securities (AC)

Accor SA (EPA: AC)‘s stock had its “accumulate” rating reaffirmed by research analysts at CIC Securities in a report released on Wednesday, StockRatingsNetwork reports. They currently have a €31.00 ($40.26) target price on the stock. Shares of Accor SA (EPA: AC) opened at 26.30 on Wednesday. Accor SA has a 52 week low of €21.975 and a 52 week high of €29.625. The stock’s 50-day moving average is currently €26.6. The company’s market cap is €5.963 billion. A number of other firms have also... 
 

DreamWorks Animation Coverage Initiated at Sterne Agee (DWA)

Research analysts at Sterne Agee started coverage on shares of DreamWorks Animation (NYSE: DWA) in a report released on Wednesday, TheFlyOnTheWall.com reports. The firm set an “underperform” rating and a $18.00 price target on the stock. Sterne Agee’s target price points to a potential downside of 20.42% from the company’s current price. The analysts wrote, “We expect EPS to decline 35% Y/Y in 2014 and the share price to reach $18, 21% downside from the current level. We are therefore initiating coverage of DWA with... 
 

AuRico Gold (AUQ) Announces Quarterly Dividend of $0.04

AuRico Gold (NYSE:AUQ) declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, June 12th, Analyst Ratings.Net reports. Investors of record on Tuesday, January 14th will be given a dividend of $0.04 per share on Wednesday, January 29th. This represents a $0.16 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.21%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, January 10th. AUQ has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Analysts at Desjardins upgraded shares of AuRico Gold from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in... 
 

Javelin Mortgage Investment Corp (JMI) Announces Jul 13 Dividend of $0.23

Javelin Mortgage Investment Corp (NYSE:JMI) announced a jul 13 dividend on Thursday, June 13th, StockRatingsNetwork reports. Stockholders of record on Monday, July 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.23 per share on Tuesday, July 30th. JMI has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Analysts at Oppenheimer reiterated an “outperform” rating on shares of Javelin Mortgage Investment Corp in a research note to investors on Tuesday. They now have a $17.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $19.00. On a related... 
 

HEICO (HEI) Announces Semiannual Dividend of $0.07

HEICO (NYSE:HEI) declared a semiannual dividend on Wednesday, June 12th, Stock Ratings Network.com reports. Investors of record on Monday, July 8th will be given a dividend of $0.07 per share on Monday, July 22nd. This represents a yield of 0.27%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, July 3rd. This is an increase from HEICO’s previous semiannual dividend of $0.06. Several analysts have also recently commented on the stock. Analysts at CRT Capital raised their price target on shares of HEICO from $53.00 to $57.00 in a research... 
 

Phillips-Van Heusen (PVH) Announces Quarterly Results

Phillips-Van Heusen (NYSE: PVH) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday. The company reported ($0.25) EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $1.35 by $1.60, Analyst Ratings.Net reports. The company had revenue of $1.91 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.92 billion. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $1.30 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 33.8% on a year-over-year basis. Phillips-Van Heusen updated its Q2 guidance to ~$1.35... 
 

Alcatel-Lucent SA Rating Reiterated by Credit Suisse (ALU)

Alcatel-Lucent SA (EPA: ALU)‘s stock had its “neutral” rating reiterated by investment analysts at Credit Suisse in a note issued to investors on Wednesday, Stock Ratings Network.com reports. They currently have a €1.25 ($1.62) price target on the stock. Shares of Alcatel-Lucent SA (EPA: ALU) traded up 0.29% during mid-day trading on Wednesday, hitting €1.364. Alcatel-Lucent SA has a 52 week low of €0.71 and a 52 week high of €1.438. The stock’s 50-day moving average is currently €0.89. The company’s... 
 

Reliance Steel & Aluminum Receives New Coverage from Analysts at Topeka Capital Markets (RS)

Investment analysts at Topeka Capital Markets began coverage on shares of Reliance Steel & Aluminum (NYSE: RS) in a note issued to investors on Wednesday, TheFlyOnTheWall.com reports. The firm set a “hold” rating and a $70.00 price target on the stock. Topeka Capital Markets’ price target would indicate a potential upside of 8.31% from the stock’s previous close. The analysts wrote, “As one of the largest domestic service centers, we believe the Company is well positioned to benefit from an eventual recovery in... 
 

Philip Morris (PM) Announces Quarterly Dividend of $0.85

Philip Morris (NYSE:PM) announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, June 12th, AnalystRatings.Net reports. Shareholders of record on Thursday, June 27th will be paid a dividend of $0.85 per share on Friday, July 12th. This represents a $3.40 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.73%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, June 25th. PM has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Analysts at Jefferies Group reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Philip Morris in a research note to investors on Wednesday, June 5th.... 
 

Hudson Pacific Properties Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.13 (HPP)

Hudson Pacific Properties (NYSE:HPP) announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, June 10th, Analyst Ratings.Net reports. Shareholders of record on Thursday, June 20th will be paid a dividend of $0.125 per share on Monday, July 1st. This represents a $0.50 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.34%. On the ratings front, analysts at Barclays Capital raised their price target on shares of Hudson Pacific Properties from $22.00 to $23.00 in a research note to investors on Tuesday, April 2nd. They now have an “overweight” rating on... 
 
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