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First Trust close price: 14.53

Stock price forecast:

UP TO +1.45%
Target: 14.74

Total forecasts: 81
Reached: 18 (22.22%)

Total Win: 6.30 (44.77%)

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First Trust latest news:

  • 04/22/2017 16:25:27

    IMF members set aside trade split as French vote rattles nerves

    International Monetary Fund members on Saturday dropped a pledge to fight protectionism amid a split over trade policy and turned their attention to another looming threat to global economic integration: the first round of France's presidential election.

  • 04/21/2017 15:25:08

    Verizon's profit sinks as it loses wireless subscribers

    Verizon's profit sunk 20 percent in its first quarter as it lost subscribers for its wireless cellphone service

  • 04/21/2017 15:22:47

    Oil dives, sending U.S. crude below $50 for first time in two weeks

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oil prices tumbled more than 2 percent on Friday, notching the biggest weekly decline in more than a month on mounting evidence that U.S. production and inventory growth were offsetting OPEC's attempts to reduce the global crude glut.

  • 04/21/2017 15:21:53

    EMERGING MARKETS-Mexican peso slips in worst week since January

    (Updates prices) By Mitra Taj and Miguel Gutierrez MEXICO CITY, April 21 (Reuters) - Mexico's peso eased on Friday amid global jitters over the French election, posting its worst weekly loss since the start of the year. Markets braced for the first round of the French presidential election on Sunday ahead of a runoff between the top two candidates on May 7. In Mexico, Latin America's No.2 economy, the stock index also weakened ahead of first-quarter earnings that many Mexican

  • 04/21/2017 15:18:30

    UPDATE 8-Oil dives, sending U.S. crude below $50 for first time in 2 weeks

    * Russian energy minister won't say whether to join new OPEC cuts (New throughout, updates prices, market activity, data and comments to settlement)

  • 04/21/2017 15:15:04

    GLOBAL MARKETS-Oil off on supply fears; stocks slip before French election

    * U.S. crude dips below $50 a barrel for first time since April 4

  • 04/21/2017 14:23:22

    What recall? Samsung S8 buyers expected to leave smoky past behind

    A survey suggests heavy demand for the new Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S+, the first major handset release since the Note 7 recalls.        

  • 04/21/2017 14:21:32

    Wall Street Dips Before French Election, but Up for Week

    U.S. stocks dipped on Friday as investors were cautious ahead of the first round of the closely contested French presidential election, but the S&P 500 managed to notch its first weekly gain in three.

  • 04/21/2017 14:21:27

    BRIEF-Park National Corp Q1 earnings per share $1.31

    * Park National Corporation reports first quarter 2017 financial results

  • 04/21/2017 14:08:02

    Wall Street slips ahead of French election

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks dipped on Friday as investors were cautious ahead of the first round of the closely-contested French presidential election, but the S&P 500 managed to notch its first weekly gain in three.

  • 04/21/2017 14:06:00

    HDFC Bank Q4 net rises 18% to Rs 3,990 cr

    HDFC Bank, the country's second largest in the private sector in terms of assets, reported an 18.3 per cent rise in both its fourth quarter as well as yearly net profit.This was so even as provisioning increased, mainly on the asset classification leeway given in the third quarter by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and due to aggressive expansion of the loan book in the fourth quarter.Profit for the financial year's fourth quarter ended March was Rs 3,990 crore; for all of 2016-17, it was 14,549.7 crore. This is the second quarter in a row that the bank reported quarterly profit growth below 20 per cent; it is also the first time in its history that yearly profit growth has dipped below 20 per cent.Analysts were expecting quarterly net profit of Rs 3,956 crore. The bank's shares rose 2.4 per cent to close at Rs 1,496.75 a share, having hit a lifetime high of Rs 1,499 in the trading session. Provisions and contingencies for the fourth quarter were Rs 1,261.8 crore, as against Rs 662.5 .

  • 04/21/2017 14:03:54

    Stocks finish lower, but notch largest weekly gain in 2 months

    U.S. stocks finished lower on Friday, but still managed to notch their first weekly gain in three weeks and largest in two months, as President Donald Trump said he'd soon release his long-anticipated tax-reform plan. Stocks moved off their session lows after Trump's announcement, with the S&P 500 index shedding 7.13 points, or 0.3%, to 2,348.70, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 30.95 points, or 0.2%, to 20,547.76. The Nasdaq Composite Index was off 6.26 points, or 0.1%, to 5,910.52. Strong corporate earnings helped support stocks, offsetting anxieties surrounding Sunday's first-round vote in the French presidential election. Schlumberger Ltd. shares skidded after the oilfield-services company's quarterly revenue missed Wall Street expectations. Shares of Mattel Inc. also slumped after the company's earnings disappointed. In other markets, oil prices fell 2.4%, capping off a weekly drop of roughly 7%.Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move. Visit for more information on this news.

  • 04/21/2017 13:17:53

    Sports Direct marks first move into US with deal for two retailers

    UK retailer to buy Bob’s Stores and Eastern Mountain out of bankruptcy for $101m

  • 04/21/2017 12:45:28

    S&P 500 Edges Lower Ahead of French Election

    U.S. stocks edged lower on Friday as investors exercised caution ahead of the first round of the closely contested French presidential election, although the S&P 500 remained on track for its first weekly gain in three.

  • 04/21/2017 12:40:16

    Oil ends under $50 as signs of rising U.S. output cast doubts over OPEC-cut extension

    Oil prices ended sharply lower on Friday, settling below $50 a barrel for the first time this month and losing more than 7% for the week. Signs of further gains in U.S. crude output, including data from Baker Hughes showing a 14th straight weekly rise in active U.S. oil rigs, helped to cast some doubt that other major oil producers will stick to their pledge to curb production. June WTI crude dropped $1.09, or 2.2%, to settle at $49.62 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. Prices for the June contract lost 7.4% or the week.Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move. Visit for more information on this news.

  • 04/21/2017 11:07:38



  • 04/21/2017 10:59:52

    Wall Street slips as investors eye French election

    (Reuters) - Wall Street edged lower in early afternoon trading on Friday as investors held off from making risky bets ahead of the first round of the closely contested French presidential election.

  • 04/21/2017 10:53:20

    CPS’ Originations Declined 26% Amid ‘Scattered’ Tax Returns, CEO Says

    The first quarter was slow for Consumer Portfolio Services, and for the auto finance industry as a whole, because the tax return boost — which has historically propelled the quarter — has become “scattered,” Charles Bradley, chief executive of CPS said during its earnings call yesterday. The auto lender experienced aRead More

  • 04/21/2017 10:35:41

    Should Boeing Worry Now That Airbus Has Delivered First A321neo to Virgin America?

  • 04/21/2017 10:27:00

    Oil Dives, US Crude Below $50 for First Time in 2 Weeks

    Oil prices tumbled on Friday, on track for the biggest weekly drop in a month on renewed concerns that increasing U.S. production and high inventories will thwart OPEC's attempts to reduce the global crude glut.

  • 04/21/2017 10:25:55

    UPDATE 6-Oil dives, U.S. crude below $50 for first time in 2 weeks

    * Oil on track for biggest weekly drop in a month (New throughout, updates prices, market activity and comments; new byline, changes dateline, previous LONDON)

  • 04/21/2017 10:02:21

    HIGHLIGHTS-The Trump presidency on April 21 at 12:00 p.m. EDT/1600 GMT

    April 21 (Reuters) - Highlights for U.S. President Donald Trump's administration : FRENCH ELECTION Trump wades into France's presidential election, tweeting that he expected the killing of a policeman in central Paris to have a big impact on Sunday's vote. GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN Trump and his fellow Republicans who control Congress face their first major budget test next week, with the threat of a U.S. government shutdown potentially hinging on his pro

  • 04/21/2017 09:45:43

    UK set for first full day without coal power

    The National Grid confident of achieving the feat as natural gas plays a bigger role in supply.

  • 04/21/2017 07:32:02

    U.S. stocks open flat as French election looms

    U.S. stocks opened little-changed as investors adopted a wait-and-see approach ahead of the first round of voting in the French presidential election, which takes place Sunday. The S&P 500 index was unchanged at 2,355, The Dow Jones Industrial Average was flat at 20,592. The Nasdaq Composite Index was little-changed at 5,915. While centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron remains the favorite to win overall, some fear that the National Front's Marine Le Pen and far-left contender Jean Luc Melenchon might advance to the second round, an upset that would lead to a "nightmare scenario" for markets. Corporate earnings reports released Friday before the bell were generally positive, as shares of industrial conglomerate General Electric Co. rallied after its earnings surpassed expectations. Honeywell International Inc. also beat, sending shares higher. Meanwhile, shares of Mattel Inc. slumped after the toy maker's quarterly results, released late Thursday, missed the mark.Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move. Visit for more information on this news.

  • 04/21/2017 05:09:29

    Interpublic Q1 profit beats estimates, but revenue falls short

    Interpublic Group of Cos. said Friday it had net income of $21.5 million, or 5 cents a share, in the first quarter, up from $5.4 million, or 1 cent a share, in the year-earlier period. The operator of advertising agencies said revenue edged up to $1.75 billion from $1.74 billion. The FactSet consensus was for EPS of 3 cents and revenue of $1.76 billion. "Against very challenging comparisons, we showed solid organic revenue growth in the quarter, with contributions from across our agencies and all marketing disciplines," Chief Executive Michael Roth said in a statement. The first quarter is usually a seasonally small one for Interpublic, he said, but the company is on track to achieve full-year targets of organic revenue growth of 3% to 4% and to improve operating margins by 50 basis points. Shares were not yet active in premarket trade, but have gained 7% in 2017, while the S&P 500 has gained 5%. Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move. Visit for more information on this news.

  • 04/21/2017 04:29:56

    Biggest fall in UK retail sales in seven years

    Sales were down 1.4% in the first quarter of 2017, their biggest decline since early 2010.

  • 04/21/2017 04:25:53

    What election? French yields fall, euro steadies as vote looms

    LONDON (Reuters) - Global markets appeared largely calm on Friday, the last day of trading before the first round of France's closely fought presidential election, with French bond yields hitting a three-month low and the euro treading water.

  • 04/20/2017 23:36:14

    UPDATE 11-Arkansas executes first inmate in 12 years

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark., April 20 (Reuters) - Arkansas executed its first inmate in 12 years on Thursday after a protracted legal battle that questioned aspects of the use of the death penalty in the United States, which fell to a quarter-century low in 2016.

  • 04/20/2017 22:49:40

    UPDATE 8-Supreme Court clears way for Arkansas' first execution in 12 years

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark., April 20 (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way on Thursday for Arkansas to conduct its first execution in 12 years by removing holds on the lethal injection of a death row inmate, just 30 minutes before the state's death warrant expired.

  • 04/20/2017 20:52:35

    Nikkei poised for first weekly gain in 6, but Fujifilm shudders on probe

    TOKYO, April 21 (Reuters) - Japanese stocks rose to 1-1/2 week highs on Friday as global investors bet that U.S. tax reforms are getting back on track, but Fujifilm Holdings tumbled after it delayed its earnings release due to an accounting probe.

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