Market Movers – Isle of Capri Casinos (NASDAQ:ISLE), Orion Marine (NYSE:ORN) , Barnwell Industries (NYSEMKT:BRN) , Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold (NYSE:FCX)

Isle of Capri Casinos Inc. (NASDAQ:ISLE) has announced¬†management changes and job eliminations as part of what the company calls its “profit improvement program.”¬† The St. Louis-based Isle of Capri eliminated the position of executive chairman of the board of directors, held by Jim Perry.¬†He continues to serve on the board. Isle of Capri Casinos (NASDAQ:ISLE) stock performance was -2.42% in last session and finished the … Continue reading Market Movers – Isle of Capri Casinos (NASDAQ:ISLE), Orion Marine (NYSE:ORN) , Barnwell Industries (NYSEMKT:BRN) , Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold (NYSE:FCX)

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When JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) chairman and CEO Jamie Dimon announced last week that he had been diagnosed with throat cancer, the largest US bank said its board already had plans for a full-range of scenarios in place. Sudden, life-threatening ailments such as cancer present unique management challenges, which can throw a company into limbo and need more than the typical succession planning that … Continue reading Active Watch List: JPMorgan Chase (NYSE:JPM), National Bank of Greece (NYSE:NBG), Barclays (NYSE:BCS), Citigroup (NYSE:C), Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold (NYSE:FCX)

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Initially reported as a discovery in February 2013, Brazil’s Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras SA (ADR) (NYSE:PBR) has confirmed that its 1-SPS-98 (1-BRSA-1063-SPS) well, the first to be drilled on Block BM-S-50 offshore Brazil, has tested carbonate reservoirs with good permeability. The block, informally known as Sagitario, is in Brazil’s ultradeepwater Santos basin presalt region 194 km offshore Sao Paulo in 1,871 m of water. It has … Continue reading Basic Material Active Stocks: Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras (NYSE:PBR), Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK), Vale (NYSE:VALE), Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. (NYSE:FCX)

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HSBC has modified their ratings on a number of other stocks in the few days. The firm lowered its price target on shares of Kinross Gold Corporation (USA) (NYSE:KGC) from $6.40 to $5.70. Kinross Gold Corporation (USA) (NYSE:KGC) stock performance was 2.20% in last session and finished the day at $4.18. Traded volume was 5.55million shares in the last session and the average volume of … Continue reading Gold Stocks To Watch: Kinross Gold (NYSE:KGC), Eldorado Gold (NYSE:EGO), Barrick Gold (NYSE:ABX), Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. (NYSE:FCX)

Basic Material Active runners: Barrick Gold (NYSE:ABX), Kodiak Oil & Gas (NYSE:KOG), Yamana Gold (NYSE:AUY), Freeport-McMoRan Copper (NYSE:FCX)

Deutsche Bank upgraded shares of African Barrick Gold Corporation (USA) (NYSE:ABX) to a buy rating in a report released on Wednesday, American Banking News.com reports. Analysts at Citigroup Inc. reiterated a sell rating on shares of African Barrick Gold Corporation (USA) (NYSE:ABX) in a research note. Barrick Gold Corporation (USA) (NYSE:ABX) stock performance was -0.74% in last session and finished the day at $18.79. Traded … Continue reading Basic Material Active runners: Barrick Gold (NYSE:ABX), Kodiak Oil & Gas (NYSE:KOG), Yamana Gold (NYSE:AUY), Freeport-McMoRan Copper (NYSE:FCX)