Royal Caribbean Cruises (RCL): Today’s Pre-Market Leader Stock

Trade-Ideas LLC identified
Royal Caribbean Cruises (
RCL) as a pre-market leader candidate. In addition to specific proprietary factors, Trade-Ideas identified Royal Caribbean Cruises as such a stock due to the following factors:

  • RCL has an average dollar-volume (as measured by average daily share volume multiplied by share price) of $185.0 million.
  • RCL traded 12,252 shares today in the pre-market hours as of 8:40 AM.
  • RCL is up 4.2% today from yesterdays close.

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N322.8 Billion Debt Restructured for 11 States – DMO

The Debt Management Office (DMO) yesterday put the total value of the debt restructured for the 11 cash trapped states at N322.788 billion.

With this restructuring, the states monthly debt service have been reduced to a minimum of 55 per cent and a maximum of 97 per cent, thus relieving them of the huge debt burden which had prior to now, been a huge drain on their income.

Also, the restructuring will help the 11 states save on interest rate ranging from three per cent to nine per cent per annum.

Family 411 – Wiping Out Debt

One money problem after another turned into a financial crisis for mother of five Patricia Tamboer.

You have a repossessed car, a foreclosed home, said Tamboer. Then you have medical bills.

When Patricias son was diagnosed with cancer, it became clear she needed help.

She turned to Randy Williams, who owns a non-profit credit counseling service.

We do deal with a lot of early mistakes in life, said Williams.

Randy sees a lot of people get in trouble with debt, from credit card debt to sky high student loans.

A lot of it starts with the budget, said Williams. I know it sounds simple to say that, but if you do not have an actual working budget, you leave...

What To Sell: 3 Sell-Rated Dividend Stocks PAGP, ABY, MRO

TheStreet Ratings stock model projects a stocks total return potential over a 12-month period including both price appreciation and dividends. Our Buy, Hold or Sell ratings designate how we expect these stocks to perform against a general benchmark of the equities market and interest rates.

While plenty of high-yield opportunities exist, investors must always consider the safety of their dividend and the total return potential of their investment. It is not uncommon for a struggling company to suspend high-yielding dividends which could subsequently result in precipitous share price declines.

TheStreet Ratings stock rating model views dividends favorably, but not so much...

Navient (NAVI) Showing Signs Of A Dead Cat Bounce Today

Trade-Ideas LLC identified
Navient (
NAVI) as a dead cat bounce (down big yesterday but up big today) candidate. In addition to specific proprietary factors, Trade-Ideas identified Navient as such a stock due to the following factors:

  • NAVI has an average dollar-volume (as measured by average daily share volume multiplied by share price) of $51.4 million.
  • NAVI has traded 72,499 shares today.
  • NAVI is up 3.8% today.
  • NAVI was down 7.8% yesterday.

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STUDENT LOANS: Attorney general warns against paying fees to consolidate debt

The state Attorney Generals Office on Wednesday, Aug. 19, warned people who have student loans that companies are charging fees to consolidate those loans — a service that the government will do for free.

Kamala D. Harris said in a news release that her office is increasingly receiving complaints about these companies that offer student debt managementâ? or â??student loan consolidationâ? plans.

These companies may claim that they have a special relationship with the Department of Education or that a special governmental loan consolidation will be ending soon and will urge students to use their services in obtaining student loan consolidation or relief. Many times...

Greece gets first batch of new bailout loans, avoids default

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece received the first 13 billion euros ($14.5 billion) from its new bailout package on Thursday, allowing it to pay a debt of 3.2 billion euros to the European Central Bank and avoid a messy default.

Greece could not have afforded Thursdays debt repayment, which was confirmed by the debt management agency, without the rescue funds from 18 other European nations that share the euro currency. Missing the payment would have raised new questions about the countrys ability to remain in the euro.

European bailout fund supervisors approved the release of the first batch of loans on Wednesday evening. Twelve billion euros are earmarked for repaying debts...

Football club appoints debt recovery partner

Football club appoints debt recovery partnerMonday 24th August 2015

Fulham Football club has appointed Qualco, the panel and asset management firm, as its designated recoveries partner in order to enhance its collections activity.

The Championship club will use Qualcos Collections platform to manage its assets and recoveries process across its debt collection agency panel as the platform recommends the best placement for each asset type.

This is one of the first companies in the financial services space to partner with the club.

With Qualco becoming Fulhams credit management partner for the current season, the partnership will see both parties working together to plan...

Public debt to be handled differently if draft management law goes ahead

A draft public debt management law is set to change how the government borrows money, against a backdrop of a growing public debt.

With the draft, the Union government will have the authority to negotiate, decide and conclude financing, though the government’s ability to obtain financing is delegated to the Ministry of Finance, according to a client brief by legal advisory firm VDB Loi.

The draft is not yet in force, but is “aimed at restating and clarifying some of the existing rules with respect to government loans, bonds and guarantees”, it said.

The new Public Debt Management Law is to replace the practically irrelevant but strictly operative 1920...

Brandon Hansen Is Utah’s Largest HECM Loan Originator

Brandon Hansen, of Cherry Creek Mortgage Company, has recently been named the largest loan originator of home equity conversion mortgages (HECM) in Utah. HECM is a reverse mortgage offered by the Federal Housing Administration for seniors. With more than $53 million in total volume, Hansen has the top dollar volume in the state and is ranked tenth for FHA loan origination in the nation.

Hansen recently commented, I am a registered investment advisor. With all of our clients, we look at the entire financial plan, from an investment advisory approach almost more than a mortgage banker approach.

Reverse mortgages are often offered to senior citizens who may need to plan for retirement....