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Union Pacific Upgraded to “Buy” at TD Newcrest (UNP)

Railroad operator Union Pacific Corporation ( UNP ) on Monday saw its rating, price target, and earnings estimates all boosted by analysts at TD Newcrest. The firm upgraded UNP to “Buy” from “Hold” and raised its price target to $102 from $99. That new target represents a 16% upside to the stock’s Friday closing price of $87.68. A TD analyst commented, “We like UNP’s physical footprint, which has exclusive access to a number of markets. We think the company’s exposure to the faster growing Mexican economy will be an asset in a slow, gradual economic recovery…Based on a review of Q3/10 results for UNP and its peers, we tweaked our 2011 EPS estimate for UNP to US$6.30 from US$6.27, and increased our 2012 EPS estimate to US$7.26 from US$7.00.” Union Pacific shares were mostly flat in premarket trading Monday. The Bottom Line Shares of Union Pacific ( UNP ) have a 1.51% dividend yield, based on Friday’s closing stock price of $87.68. The stock has technical support in the $80 price area. The stock is trading near all-time highs and has little overhead resistance. Union Pacific Corporation ( UNP ) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.4 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks , as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here .

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New Dividend Stock Added to Database (WCN)

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New Dividend Stock Added to Database (WCN)

We are adding shares of Waste Connections ( WCN ) to our database of nearly 1600 dividend-paying stocks on news the company has initiated a dividend payout. Waste Connections ( WCN ) – this company provides solid waste collection, transfer, disposal, and recycling services. As of December 31, 2009, it owned or operated a network of 134 solid waste collection operations, 55 transfer stations, 37 recycling operations, and 43 active landfills, as well as 6 intermodal facilities. The company offers residential, commercial, and industrial solid waste collection services. Its transfer stations receive, compact, and load solid waste to be transported to landfills via truck, rail, or barge. Waste Connections also provides residential, commercial, industrial, and municipal customers recycling services for various recyclable materials, including cardboard, office paper, plastic containers, glass bottles, and ferrous and aluminum metals. In addition, it offers intermodal services, including repositioning, storage, maintenance, and repair of cargo containers for international shipping companies for the rail haul movement of cargo and solid waste containers in the Pacific Northwest. Further, the company provides container and chassis sales and leasing services to its customers. It serves approximately two million residential, commercial, and industrial customers in Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming. The company was founded in 1997 and is based in Folsom, California. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks , as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here .

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Short Euro, Sterling

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Michael McCarthy, head of dealing, Asia Pacific at City Index, says he is short the euro and sterling and looking for further dollar strength. He talks to CNBC’s Bernand Lo and Oriel Morrison. Short Euro, Sterling

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Schiff: U.S. Is Next Greece

Filed in euro, Gold Holdings, Gold Investing by on May 2, 2010 0 Comments

NEW YORK — Peter Schiff, president of Euro Pacific Capital, says what’s happening in Greece is only a prelude to what will soon be happening in America. Schiff: U.S. Is Next Greece

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Aussie Offord wins gymnastics gold

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Sam Offord defied the dominance of the superpowers to win gymnastics gold for Australia in the Pacific Rim Championships on Saturday night at Hisense Arena. Aussie Offord wins gymnastics gold

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HMTO, MSCC, WEDC, TNDM, DrStockPick.com Stock Report!

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Dr Stock Pick HOT News & Alerts! FREE Daily Stock Alerts From DrStockPick.com Saturday April 17, 2010 DrStockPick.com Stock Report! ***************** Home Touch (OTCBB:HMTO), a leader in intelligent home system technology, introduces a revolutionary home/building control application for the Apple iPad to the Hong Kong, China and Asia Pacific markets. The application allows residents to operate their existing Home Touch

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HMTO, GBOE, DSGX, RDNT, DrStockPick.com Stock Report!

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Dr Stock Pick HOT News & Alerts! FREE Daily Stock Alerts From DrStockPick.com Saturday April 17, 2010 DrStockPick.com Stock Report! ***************** Home Touch (OTCBB:HMTO), a leader in intelligent home system technology, introduces a revolutionary home/building control application for the Apple iPad to the Hong Kong, China and Asia Pacific markets. The application allows residents to operate their existing Home Touch

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The U.S. Expatriate Paradise of Nicaragua

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The U.S. Expatriate Paradise of Nicaragua

Greetings from Leon, Nicaragua, which is about an hour drive northwest of Managua. Leon is the second largest city in the country and was the old capital for more than 200 years, before Managua took the title in 1851. I’m staying with a friend of mine from college and his family, who moved down here five years ago. He lives very well here for not much money. His house is a comfortable 4,000 square feet with everything you could want— a big kitchen with granite countertops, beautiful ceramic tiles throughout, an open courtyard, balconies overflowing with pink flowers and vines, a red tile roof — all done in the Spanish-influenced style you find throughout South and Central America. It’s bright and airy, not at all humid. So even though it is 90 degrees here, we have the windows open and feel fine. A house like this puts you out about $200,000 or so. If you got the lot and built it yourself, it might cost you $150,000. This is a nice location, too, in a quiet neighborhood. I’m within walking distance of central Leon with its central park and the largest cathedral in Central America. Want to live extravagantly here? It’ll cost you $2,000 a month — enough to have hired help like a maid, who’d ask only $100 a month. …

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Starwood, Hyatt to Expand in India – Analyst Blog

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Hoteliers such as Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc. ( HOT ) and Hyatt Hotels Corp. ( H ) intend to explore the growth potential in the Indian market. Starwood has announced yesterday that it is on track to expand its Indian portfolio. Currently, the company has 26 hotels in India. It intends to increase this portfolio 60% by 2013. Starwood is currently developing 15 hotels in India, of which 3 are scheduled to open this year. Besides Starwood, Hyatt also announced Tuesday its plan to multiply in the Indian market. This year, the company would open Hyatt Regency Pune, Hyatt Regency Chennai and Grand Hyatt Goa. Hyatt also plans to expand into 15 new markets in India over the next 5 years. The company also said that about one-fourth of its global pipeline of more than 120 properties is assigned for India. The demand for hotels in the international market is greater than in the U.S., and the pace of economic recovery is particularly fast in the Asia-Pacific region. Besides China, the hoteliers are expecting the Indian market to offer significant possibilities for growth. The demand for hotels in the Indian market considerably outpaces the supply. Additionally, India is expected to experience a meaningful increase in gross domestic product (GDP) in the next few years. The burgeoning of the middle income group also results in an increase in domestic travel and efforts are underway to increase international tourism. Shares of Starwood increased 63 cents or 1.31% to $48.65 during Tuesday’s regular session on the New York Stock Exchange. News of Hyatt’s expansion, however, came after the market closed. Prior to that, the shares of Hyatt decreased 16 cents or 0.41% to $38.99 during the regular session on Tuesday on the on the New York Stock Exchange. Read the full analyst report on “HOT” Read the full analyst report on “H” Zacks Investment Research

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DrStockPick.com Stocks at a Glance! HMTO, SUGO, PFNO, CRWE, GRHU, PWRM, CVAT, TAXS

Filed in Gold Prices, silver by on April 4, 2010 0 Comments

Dr Stock Pick HOT News & Alerts! _________________________________________ FREE Daily Stock Alerts From DrStockPick.com _________________________________________ Sunday April 4, 2010 DrStockPick.com Stocks at a Glance! ************************************************************** HMTO, Home Touch Holding Company, HMTO.OB HMTO is a leading developer of Green and intelligent design building solutions in the Asia Pacific region. HMTO’s green, energy-efficient systems streamline building functions, including temperature control, lighting, security, keyless entry,

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HMTO, – DrStockPick.com Stock Report! – Two Patent Approvals for its Revolutionary Intelligent Environment Solutions – It’s Sole Provider for…

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Dr Stock Pick HOT News & Alerts! _________________________________________ FREE Daily Stock Alerts From DrStockPick.com _________________________________________ Saturday April 3, 2010 DrStockPick.com Stock Report! ************************************************************** HMTO, HOME TOUCH HOLDING CO., HMTO.OB HMTO is a leading developer of Green and intelligent design building solutions in the Asia Pacific region. HMTO’s green, energy-efficient systems streamline building functions, including temperature control, lighting, security, keyless entry, media and

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Chevron Pacific Indonesia appoints new CEO

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JAKARTA: PT Chevron Pacific Indonesia (CPI), a local unit of US energy giant Chevron Corporation, has appointed Abdul Hamid Batubara as its new president director. Effective on March 5, 2010, Hamid replaced former CPI president director Suwito Anggo Chevron Pacific Indonesia appoints new CEO

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