Video: Budget MeetingVideo: Volcker Sees `No Quick Fix’ for Jobs;

January 31, 2014 in business by Business

Tax cuts and jobs. The executive budget proposed by the governor includes both. But what affect will the budget have on the Mohawk Valley?
Nov. 9 (Bloomberg) -- Bloomberg's Deirdre Bolton reports on major newsmakers in today's Movers & Shakers. (Source: Bloomberg)
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Video: Local Student Recognized as a Top Youth Scientist

January 31, 2014 in technology by Science

Local Student Recognized as a Top Youth Scientist
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Video: Analyst Moves: X, TPX, EAVideo: Local Student Recognized as a T

January 31, 2014 in technology by Science

This morning, Jefferies increased its price target on shares of US Steel (X) to $27 as cost reductions at the company have prompted management to raise Q1 guidance. In the report, Jefferies increased its EPS estimates, but maintained its hold rating.
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Video: Weekly Market Wrap: January 31, 2014

January 31, 2014 in finance by Finance Investing

The fifth trading week of 2014 comes to a close with the major US markets trading lower. Earnings reports were mixed for the week, but the major news was the Federal Reserve continuing its plans to taper by lower its bond purchasing by another $10 billion.
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Video: Analyst Moves: UA, NFX, WYNN

January 31, 2014 in finance by Finance Investing

This morning, UBS increased its price target on shares of Under Armour (UA) to $105 as the company is maintaining its high growth trajectory. In the report, UBS said the company's international strategy will help fuel growth for years to come and maintained its neutral rating.
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Video: Analyst Moves: NOC, GOOG, LLY

January 31, 2014 in finance by Finance Investing

This morning, Credit Suisse increased its price target on shares of Northrop Grumman (NOC) to $115 after management increased its 2014 guidance. In the report, Credit Suisse maintained its neutral rating.
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Video: Friday Sector Leaders: General Contractors & Builders, Pape

January 31, 2014 in finance by Finance Investing

In trading on Friday, general contractors & builders shares were relative leaders, up on the day by about 2.8%. Leading the group were shares of Cavco Industries (CVCO), up about 5.5% and shares of Skyline (SKY) up about 4.8% on the day.
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Video: Friday Sector Laggards: Agriculture & Farm Products, Specia

January 31, 2014 in finance by Finance Investing

In trading on Friday, agriculture & farm products shares were relative laggards, down on the day by about 1.5%. Helping drag down the group were shares of S&W Seed (SANW), down about 4% and shares of Adecoagro (AGRO) down about 1.8% on the day.
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Video: Analyst Moves: DGX, IVZ

January 31, 2014 in finance by Finance Investing

This morning, UBS decreased its price target on shares of Quest Diagnostics (DGX) to $56 as unusually cold weather will impact the company's first quarter results. In the report, UBS maintained its neutral rating.
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Video: Daily Dividend Report: MAT, APH, BPO, LINE, LM

January 31, 2014 in finance by Finance Investing

This morning, Mattel (MAT) declared its quarterly dividend of 38 cents per share, an increase of about 6% over the company's previous dividend. Based on the current stock price, investors can expect a yield of about 3.9% going forward.
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