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Japan NIKKEI 225 Midday Climb Wednesday July 26

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Tokyo’s NIKKEI 225 Midday climbed 104.3 points, or 0.5 percent, to 20,060 on Wednesday 26th of July led by gains in financials, automotive and energy sectors as oil prices recovered. Toshiba was the top performer, jumping more than 6 percent, as the company prepares to select its preferred bidder for the sale of its memory chip unit. Mazda Motors advanced 5.2 percent and Mitsubishi Motors climbed 5.1 percent after its first quarter earnings beat expectations. Meanwhile, the broader Topix added 3.8 points, or 0.3 percent, to 1525. Historically, the Japan NIKKEI 225 Stock Market Index reached an all time high of 38915.87 in December of 1989 and a record low of 85.25 in July of 1950.



NIKKEI 225 Midday

Japan NIKKEI 225 Stock Market Index

The Nikkei 225 Stock Average Index is a major stock market index which tracks the performance of 225 top rated companies listed in the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange. It is a price-weighted index. The Nikkei 225 has a base value of 176.21 as of May 16, 1949. This page provides – Japan Stock Market (NIKKEI 225) – actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Japan NIKKEI 225 Stock Market Index – actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases – was last updated on July of 2017.

 

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20045.60 19955.58 38915.87 85.25 1950 – 2017 points Daily

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Target Increases Free Shipping

Target shares climb 6% premarket after earnings results exceed expectations

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Target shares climb 6% premarket after earnings results exceed expectations

BUZ INVESTORS Target shares climb 6% Target Corp. (TGT), +1.93% on Wednesday posted quarterly adjusted earnings and sales that outstripped Wall Street’s expectations. The retailer said first-quarter net earnings were $681 million, or $1.23 a share, compared with $632 million, or $1.05 a share, a year ago. Adjusted earnings were $1.21, more than the 91 cents a share anticipated in a FactSet survey of analysts. Sales were $16.02 billion. That’s slightly down from $16.19 billion a year ago, but above the FactSet forecast of $15.62 billion. Same-store sales in the first quarter fell 1.3%, Target said.



Target shares climb 6%

Target (NYSE:TGT) reports comparable-store sales decreased 1.3% in Q1, driven by small declines in both traffic and basket size.

Digital channel sales grew 22% for the quarter.

Gross margin rate slipped 40 bps to 30.5%.

SG&A expenses rate +20 bps to 19.6%.

EBITDA margin rate squeezed 60 bps to 10.9%.

EBIT margin rate contracted 80 bps to 7.4%.

REDcard penetration rose 110 bps to 24.5%.

Number of stores +14 Y/Y to 1,807.

Q1 Guidance: Comparable sales: low single digit decline; GAAP and Adjusted EPS: $0.95 to $1.15.

FY2017 Guidance: Comparable sales: low single digit decline.

TGT +5.45% premarket.

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Industry: Retail – Defensive » Discount Stores    NAICS: 452990    SIC: 5331
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Headquarter Location: USA

Target Corp is one of the largest department store retailer in North America. It is engaged in operating general merchandise discount stores.

Target is one of the largest retailers in North America, with about 1,800 units across the U.S. Its large-format stores offer general merchandise and an assortment of food products. Target sells roughly 33% of general merchandise under private label. The firm has an expanding Internet sales presence and issues its own consumer credit card, REDcard, which gives customers a 5% discount on all Target purchases for retaining the card.

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Gold set for second weekly loss on impending US rate hike

$XAUUSD Gold sputters in back-to-back sessions as dollar, stocks climb

Gold sputters in back-to-back sessions as dollar, stocks climb

Buz Investors Gold sputters Gold is trading at $1226.90 per ounce at 10:40 GMT this morning, 0.2% lower from the New York close.

Gold

Buz Investors Gold sputters  Gold is trading at $1226.90 per ounce at 10:40 GMT this morning, 0.2% lower from the New York close. This morning, the precious metal traded at a high of $1232.20 per ounce and a low of $1222.60 per ounce. Yesterday, gold traded 0.88% lower in the New York session and closed at $1229.40 per ounce, after upbeat jobs data in the US boosted expectations of a near-term interest rate hike by the Federal Reserve. Immediate downside, the first support level is seen at $1217.60 per ounce, while on the upside, the first resistance level is at $1241.20 per ounce.




 

 

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Gold sputters

Gold futures fell in back-to-back sessions Friday, leaving the contract on pace to wrap the week little changed, as the dollar and stocks pushed higher.

April gold GCG7, -0.47% fell $9.80, or 0.8%, to $1,225.30 an ounce.

Gold’s drop on Thursday snapped a five-session streak of gains that had lifted prices to their highest level in about 13 weeks. Year to date, gold futures have gained more than 7%.

Gold tracked a higher dollar and a second day of gains for stocks tied to a teased announcement on taxes from President Donald Trump.

“The so-called ‘Trump trade’ staged a forceful comeback after the White House said it will announce the most ambitious tax reform plan since that of Ronald Reagan in the coming weeks,” said Ilya Spivak, currency and gold analyst with Daily FX.

“The U.S. dollar rose alongside Treasury bond yields on hopes that cut in corporate rates—a frequent talking point on the campaign trail—will boost growth and inflation, pushing the Fed into a steep rate hike cycle,” he said. “Predictably enough, gold prices slumped against this backdrop.”



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Buz Investors YHOO Stock Will Continue to Climb (NASDAQ:YHOO) stock has finally completed the price pattern t on Yahoo stock. This completion was finally accomplished when YHOO stock exited this pattern in an upward direction.

Yahoo! Inc.: This Is Why $YHOO Stock Will Continue to Climb

Yahoo! Inc.: This Is Why YHOO Stock Will Continue to Climb

  • Buz Investors YHOO Stock Will Continue to Climb (NASDAQ:YHOO) stock has finally completed the price pattern t on Yahoo stock. This completion was finally accomplished when YHOO stock exited this pattern in an upward direction.
  • Breaking out of this pattern now suggests that the correction that ensued after YHOO stock peaked in September 2016 is complete, and a new bullish trend has commenced in which the path of least resistance is to the upside.
  • The basis of my bullish conclusion is technical analysis, which uses historical price and volume data to discern trends and forecast future prices.




YHOO Stock Will Continue to Climb

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YHOO Stock Will Continue to Climb This bullish price action is defined by the wave structure that has characterized this advance. Impulse waves have advanced the price of Yahoo stock, and consolidation waves have served to unwind the overbought conditions in YHOO stock, as well as set up the next impulse wave. This cycle of waves is instrumental in maintaining the health of a trend. Healthy trends are orderly, and orderly trends are sustainable.

In mid-April, a golden cross was generated which confirmed that a new bullish trend had begun. A golden cross is produced when the faster 50-day moving average, highlighted in blue, crosses above the slower 200-day moving average, highlighted in red. As long as this indicator remains intact, it is assumed that the path of least resistance is toward higher prices.

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The constructive bounce off of support has caused the moving average convergence/divergence (MACD) indicator to converge, and a bullish cross is possible in the weeks ahead. This indicator is a simple, yet effective trend-following momentum indicator. A bullish MACD cross would confirm that the bulls are once again in control of Yahoo stock, and higher prices could be expected to follow. YHOO stock

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Buz Investors EnteroMedics EnteroMedics Inc (NASDAQ:ETRM) has had a busy 2017 so far. After climbing by 1373% in five days starting on January 4, ETRM stock is now down over 43%. Like a lot of health and biotech stocks, President-elect Donald Trump’s news conference on Wednesday, during

EnteroMedics: Is This the End of ETRM Stock’s 1300% Climb?

EnteroMedics: Is This the End of ETRM Stock’s 1300% Climb?

  • Buz Investors EnteroMedics  EnteroMedics Inc (NASDAQ:ETRM) has had a busy 2017 so far. After climbing by 1373% in five days starting on January 4, ETRM stock is now down over 43%.

  • Like a lot of health and biotech stocks, President-elect Donald Trump’s news conference on Wednesday, during which he lambasted the biotech industry, hurt ETRM stock, but it was already on its way down since Wednesday’s start.

  • S&P Equity Research cut the price target from $17.19 to $11.06 in a research note issued to investors on Monday, but that didn’t affect the value of ETRM stock going into Tuesday.

EnteroMedics

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EnteroMedics  S&P Equity Research cut the price target from $17.19 to $11.06 in a research note issued to investors on Monday, but that didn’t affect the value of ETRM stock going into Tuesday.
Wednesday’s drop was precipitated by perhaps too extreme a rise in too short a time, but there was no single trigger event that sent the shares careening down.

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 ETRM stock rising insanely over the past week, and about the company’s vBloc neurometabolic therapy:

Called “vBloc” neurometabolic therapy, EnteroMedics flagship treatment’s expansion announced on Thursday was a huge boon to the company.

 

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Gold Prices: This Is Why JNUG Stock is Going Nuts Today

$XAUUSD Gold prices climb to highest levels in 6 weeks

Gold prices climb to highest levels in 6 weeks

Gold

  • Buz Investors  highest levels in 6 weeks   Gold is trading at $1184.20 per ounce at 10:40 GMT this morning, 0.25% higher from the New York close.
  • This morning, the precious metal traded at a high of $1187.70 per ounce and a low of $1180.00 per ounce. Yesterday, gold traded 0.21% higher in the New York session and closed at $1181.20 per ounce, as weakness in the greenback increased demand for the precious yellow metal.
  • Immediate downside, the first support level is seen at $1177.23 per ounce, while on the upside, the first resistance level is at $1189.43 per ounce.

highest levels in 6 weeks




 

Buz Investors highest levels in 6 weeks Gold is trading at $1184.20 per ounce at 10:40 GMT this morning, 0.25% higher from the New York close. This morning, the precious metal traded at a high of $1187.70 per ounce and a low of $1180.00 per ounce.

highest levels in 6 weeks Gold futures edged higher Tuesday, with a weaker U.S. dollar and uncertainty inside the markets an afternoon in advance of President-opt for Donald Trump’s press conference lifting the precious metal to their maximum stage in six weeks.

The markets look forward to details Wednesday on spending plans from the incoming Trump management. Wednesday will mark Trump’s first respectable information convention on the grounds that July, an appearance that has injected brought volatility into dollar and metals trading and left shares buying and selling only modestly better.

Gold has additionally remained underpinned because the Federal Reserve’s pace of hobby-fee increases stays unclear—a reality this is bullish for gold, which doesn’t provide a yield.
Gold for February shipping GCG7, +0.24% tacked on $2.70, or 0.2%, to $1,187.60 an oz., set for its maximum settlement due to the fact that Nov. 29, in keeping with FactSet facts. charges touched a high above $1,190.

“The weakness in the dollar is the primary thing right here, as traders are cautious” ahead of Trump’s media briefing, stated Naeem Aslam, leader market analyst at ThinkMarkets. “He has categorized some nations as forex manipulators and buyers are going to get a taste how he goes to tackle that.

 

Trumponomics Divides Investors as Gold ETF Flows Diverge

Gold is splitting the investment community down the middle.

Take the flows into and out of exchange-traded funds. Money has been draining out of SPDR Gold Shares, the world’s largest gold-backed ETF used by big institutional investors, each week since Nov. 11. But iShares Gold Trust, a smaller rival favored by individuals investing lesser amounts for themselves, has seen back-to-back weekly inflows.

Large mutual, pension and hedge funds are chasing better returns in rallying U.S. stock markets thanks to President-elect Donald Trump’s pro-growth policies. Retail investors including iShares Gold holders are returning to gold amid renewed concern that Trump protectionism will restrict global trade and growth. Those concerns were shared by more than two-thirds of traders surveyed by Bloomberg News last month, who forecast prices will gain this year as political uncertainties drive demand for haven assets including bullion.

Gold futures rose 0.4 percent to $1,190 an ounce at 9:46 a.m. on the Comex in New York on Tuesday. Prices have risen 5.3 percent since hitting a 10-month low on Dec. 15. People familiar with China’s plans said last week the nation is prepared to retaliateshould Trump take punitive measures against Chinese goods and trigger a trade war between the two biggest economies.

 

 

 

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Gold Prices: This Is Why JNUG Stock is Going Nuts Today

Gold prices climb as dollar slips

Gold prices climb as dollar slips

Gold

  • Buz Investors Gold prices climb   Gold is trading at $1135.90 per ounce at 10:40 GMT this morning, 0.18% higher from the New York close.
  • This morning, the precious metal traded at a high of $1138.70 per ounce and a low of $1131.00 per ounce. Yesterday, gold traded 0.23% higher in the New York session and closed at $1133.90 per ounce, amid a broad weakness in the greenback.
  • Immediate downside, the first support level is seen at $1129.23 per ounce, while on the upside, the first resistance level is at $1140.63 per ounce.

Gold prices climb

Gold Prices: This Is Why JNUG Stock is Going Nuts Today

Gold prices climb Gold costs rebounded modestly on Wednesday, getting a boost as the dollar pulled back from a 14-yr excessive.

Gold for February transport GCG7, +0.36% delivered $1.50, or 0.1%, to $1,135.10 an ounce, partly recuperating from a 0.eight% loss on Tuesday.

 

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Gold prices climb

The metal has dropped 6.2% during the last month, weighed by way of a rising dollar and higher hobby prices. As gold is priced in dollars, any advances for the dollar makes the metallic more high priced for different currency holders. moreover, rising yields make it extra attractive to spend money on assets that pay interest, which gold does no longer.

On Wednesday, the dollar misplaced floor against most major currencies, with the ICE dollar Index DXY, -zero.37% falling zero.1% to 103.21. The greenback gauge on Tuesday closed at its highest degree since December 2002, in step with FactSet facts.

Gold investors, but, shouldn’t get too enthusiastic about Wednesday’s upward thrust, as it’s probable to be brief-lived, in keeping with Mihir Kapadia, leader executive officer at sun international Investments.

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Boeing Co: Here’s Why Boeing Stock Could Climb in 2017

Boeing Co: Here’s Why Boeing Stock Could Climb in 2017

Boeing Co: Here’s Why Boeing Stock Could Climb in 2017

  • Buz Investors Boeing Stock Could Climb Forbes published an article in the weeks before the presidential election, suggesting that Donald Trumpwould be terrible for Boeing Co (NYSE:BA) (Source: “Trump Will Be Disaster For Commercial Aviation,” Forbes, August 25, 2016.)
  • However, this doesn’t resonate with the reality of the airliner market or even Trump’s agenda. As it happens Boeing stock gained over two percent on November 9.
  • China is one of the reasons for Forbes’s bearish sentiment on Boeing stock, even though China is likely to remain the top buyer of Boeing equipment for years to come.

Boeing Stock Culd Climb Much to Gain From a Trump Presidency

Boeing Co: Here’s Why Boeing Stock Could Climb in 2017

Boeing Stock Could Climb China is one of the reasons for Forbes’s bearish sentiment on Boeing stock, even though China is likely to remain the top buyer of Boeing equipment for years to come. Forbes takes Trump at face value, when it notes that Trump complained about some Boeing planes finishing assembly in China. (Source: Ibid.) But Trump has run on a platform promising jobs and growth. Now that he’s president-elect, why uselessly compromise that valid goal?

The other concern is that Trump would block the sale of some 100 Boeing airliners to Iran. That contract, which got the green light from U.S. authorities a few months ago, is worth $25.0 billion.

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It certainly helped sustain BA stock against recent market shocks. On top of that, Boeing has also set up its headquarters inHillary Clinton’s home city of Chicago. It simply would not make sense to Trump’s platform of growth or his boastful nature to concede such an easy bashing point.

Trump wants to add jobs. Compromising with China and Iran is better than having to receive angry calls from Boeing management and possible labor action from Boeing factory workers—many of whom could even have voted for Trump. In more concrete terms, if Boeing stock has moved up on post-election Wednesday.

Speculation aside, in October, Boeing received orders for 77 net orders for new planes in October. There were many a “737” and the more expensive “787 Dreamliner” on the book. Boeing also delivered several Chinese airlines, which took delivery of 787’s, “777’s,” and 737’s.

 

Western Digital Corp: This Is Why WDC Stock Will Continue to Climb

Western Digital Corp: This Is Why WDC Stock Will Continue to Climb

Western Digital Corp: This Is Why WDC Stock Will Continue to Climb

  • Buz  Investors WDC Stock Will Continue to Climb (NASDAQ:WDC) develops and produces data storage devices in an era in which the amount of data we consume and store continues to grow at exponential rates.
  • Data transfer speeds have allowed huge amounts of data to stream live on our platforms, and all this information needs to be stored and housed somewhere.
  • The demand for larger data storage devices grows as consumers of data try to keep pace. WDC stock is well positioned to benefit from this insatiable demand.

WDC Stock Will Continue to Climb Simply Bullish

WDC Stock Will Continue to Climb

WDC Stock Will Continue to Climb  Western Digital stock suffered quite a setback in 2015, as the share price fell from a high of $107.91 to a low of $34.30. This was a devastating loss for WDC stock investors, but my argument is that this drop was in the context of a much larger bull market, and that this price action was necessary in order for WDC stock to set the stage for its next advance.

I use price charts to analyze potential investments, and this process has been instrumental in setting objectives and producing appropriate strategies. It is because of this body of knowledge that I am bullish on WDC stock, and the evidence I provide below supports this view.

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Swing traders could use this pattern to set up an appropriate trading strategy. I would only take long positions in such a trend, because a bad entry point will eventually be corrected by time because the pattern slopes upward. This bullish trend would end when the channel is broken to the downside.

A golden cross is a bullish signal that is produced when a faster 50-day moving average (highlighted in blue) crosses above a slower 200-day moving average (highlighted in red). This signal was generated in September 2016, and it confirms that a bull market is now officially in play. It is not a coincidence that the trend higher accelerated after this signal was produced.