December 27, 2017: Markets opened slightly higher Wednesday and all three major indexes traded in a narrow band not too far from the opening line. Among the S&P sectors, counter-cyclicals posted small gains while energy and telecom were the biggest daily losers. WTI crude oil for February delivery settled at $59.34 a barrel, down 0.6% for the day, partly due to news that the North Sea Forties....More>>>
On May 1, Cisco (NASDAQ:CSCO) announced it was buying Viptela, a start-up in the field of SD-WAN (software-defined wide area networking). Wide area networks connect disparate branch offices within a single enterprise over long distances. As one can imagine, application management, security, and performance can become quite complicated when one is dealing with large, disparate offices, a mix of cloud-based....More>>>
Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. purchased a new position in shares of Envision Healthcare (NYSE:EVHC) in the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm purchased 13,732 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $528,000.
Several other hedge funds have also modified their holdings of EVHC.....More>>>
Italys likely new coalition government is spooking investors with its controversial spending plans and underlying euroskepticism.
But prospects for a return of the darkest days of the eurozone sovereign debt crisis seem low, say economists at Commerzbank, and thats thanks in large part to the actions already undertaken by the European Central Bank. But the ECB, led by former Bank of Italy....More>>>
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