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American Manufacturing Expanded in August at Fastest Pace in Six Years

American Manufacturing Expanded in August at Fastest Pace in Six Years

August's reading indicates a twelfth consecutive month of expansion in manufacturing, as readings over 50 points denote expansion. The monthly purchasing managers index rose 2.5 points to 58.8, reflecting employment rising to its highest level since June of 2011, an increase in production and rising inventories.


Mattis refutes claims over disagreement with Trump on NKorea

Mattis refutes claims over disagreement with Trump on NKorea

But, on Thursday, Mattis stressed that there was "nothing contradictory there" and said reports have "widely misinterpreted" his comments. "We're not talking to the North Koreans right now", Mattis told reporters in an impromptu appearance at the Pentagon.


Ford August Sales Recover From Dismal July

Ford August Sales Recover From Dismal July

Ford Motor stock is up 3.4% to trade at $11.40 - set for its highest close in almost five weeks - after the August U.S. sales data showed a 15% increase in the company's F-series pickup truck sales, which was boosted by its introduction of the new 2018 Ford F-150 model.


The lululemon athletica inc. (LULU) Receives Hold Rating from Jefferies Group LLC

The lululemon athletica inc. (LULU) Receives Hold Rating from Jefferies Group LLC

Lululemon Athletica Inc. reported basically flat earnings before special items in the second quarter but earnings were 4 cents ahead of Wall Street's consensus estimate. Analysts await Lululemon Athletica inc . Lululemon athletica (NASDAQ: LULU ) previously disclosed its fiscal periodic earnings information on Early Thur, Jun 1st.



Analysts Recommendations Energy Transfer Partners, LP (ETP)

It has outperformed by 122.81% the S&P500. Natixis increased Agilent Technologies Inc (NYSE:A) stake by 15,987 shares to 257,622 valued at $11.74M in 2016Q4. Concert Wealth Management Inc. raised its position in shares of Sunoco Logistics Partners by 0.4% in the first quarter. It turned negative, as 37 investors sold ETE shares while 82 reduced holdings.