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U.S. unemployment rate falls to 4.1 per cent, lowest in 17 years

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The labor force participation rate was reported at 62.7 percent - a slight decrease, but in line with results over the previous 12 months. "Employment in food services and drinking places increased sharply, mostly offsetting a decline in September that largely reflected the impact of Hurricanes Irma and Harvey", the Bureau of Labor Statistics said Friday. Read More »

Newell Rubbermaid Inc. (NWL) Given "Buy" Rating at Jefferies Group

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Equities research analysts forecast that Newell Rubbermaid will post $2.88 EPS for the current fiscal year. (NYSE:NWL), 12 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. The Washington-based Rainier Limited Liability Company has invested 0.66% in Newell Brands Inc (NYSE:NWL). Alliancebernstein L P reported 0.03% of its portfolio in Newell Brands Inc (NYSE:NWL). Read More »

A European airline is going to weigh passengers before every flight

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The airline said it was surveying customers to check that the estimates it has been using to calculate total weight, fuel and safety are accurate. On those lucky days, airport officials essentially have volunteers jump on the scale with all their outerwear and carry-on luggage to determine the magic number, which is only visible to the airline clerk. Read More »

BMW, Mercedes, Ford and VW announce IONITY charging network

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And although no solid estimates of recharge time are available, Porsche claimed in 2016 that if fast recharging stations were built, its 2019 Mission E vehicle battery could charge to 80 percent from flat in around 15 minutes. The venture, called Ionity, will develop and install a high-power charging network (HPC) along some of the busiest routes in the continent. According to Department for Transport data, the average length of a auto journey in the United Kingdom is about seven miles, a ... Read More »

Ivanka Trump: Harassment of women at work can't be tolerated

The US president raised the specter of Japan taking action over North Korea as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe continues efforts to change its US-imposed pacifist constitution, seen by conservatives as an outdated legacy of wartime defeat, so Japan can formally transform its well-equipped and well- trained Self Defense Forces into a full-fledged military. Read More »

How to get free Subway in Gladstone tomorrow

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Subway is expecting to donate hundreds of thousands of meals across Australia and millions more globally. Subway has declared Friday, Nov. 3 World Sandwich Day. In the U.S., one out of eight people struggle with hunger, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). This equates to 41 million people nationwide, including almost 13 million children and more than 5 million seniors. Read More »

(ADP) Downgraded by Vetr Inc. to "Buy"

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The stock decreased 0.62% or $0.72 during the last trading session, reaching $116.26. About 3.16M shares traded or 67.20% up from the average. Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) has declined 16.63% since November 2, 2016 and is downtrending. Wellington Group Limited Liability Partnership owns 11.61M shares. Lenox Wealth Mgmt Inc has invested 0.03% of its portfolio in Automatic Data Processing (NASDAQ:ADP). Read More »

Mobile reportedly makes Sprint a revised offer

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As reported, T-Mobile's John Legere called Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure on Wednesday, saying how he didn't want the deal to fall through. You can argue that a merger makes sense with relation to competition with AT&T and Verizon, but the negative is that the United States consumer loses out on a few options for their wireless service. Read More »

'Most expensive' whisky proven a 'worthless' fake after test

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Zhang Wei, a popular Chinese writer, took his grandmother on vacation to St. Mortiz, Switzerland, where the two chose to splurge a bit. After the tasting, he posted on Chinese social media site Weibo he had not anxious about the price. Ken Grier, spokesman for The Macallan brand owner, Edrington, said: "As the leading brand in the fast growing secondary market for rare whiskies, with an estimated 30 per cent share by value, we take this very seriously". Read More »

Multiple People Dead After Shooter Opens Fire in Lower Manhattan: Details

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Both O'Neill and de Blasio praised the work of an officer who they said stopped the assailant. A 29-year-old Uzbek national living in New Jersey, Sayfullo Saipov , drove a Home Depot rental pickup truck at least 10 blocks down the popular Hudson River Greenway bike path from West Houston to Chambers streets, hitting almost a dozen pedestrians and bicyclists before crashing into a school bus near Stuyvesant High School and elementary school P.S. Read More »

Why Should Investors Reconsider? Bank of America Corporation (BAC)

About 229,789 shares traded. Mueller Industries, Inc. (MLI) has risen 3.10% since November 2, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 8.41% the S&P500. RBC Capital Markets maintained Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC) rating on Tuesday, July 18. The company was downgraded on Monday, May 16 by Wood. The stock has "Hold" rating by Berenberg on Monday, April 24. Read More »

McDonald's is bringing back McRib sandwich

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Yes, the McRib has been around for 35 years. The Twitter account for the Southern California-operated McDonald's announced the McRib will be back November 2. Over its 35-year history, the McRib sandwich has randomly appeared in restaurants across the nation. The sandwich pops up at random McDonald's across the country in the fall most years and this year is no exception. Read More »

With 'Same Views' On Notes Ban, GST, Uddhav Thackeray Meets Mamata Banerjee

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What Uddhav is doing is the right thing", Banerjee told the media in Mumbai after Thackeray on Thursday afternoon called on her and discussed various issues. The Sena chief, referring to the 2019 Maharastra Assembly and Lok Sabha polls , has already said: "We are ready to contest in the elections, with or without BJP". Read More »

House Republicans Propose to Repeal $7500 EV Tax Credit

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The credit doesn't simply disappear, of course, but each new buyer will get a successively smaller credit after the limit is reached. The credit has always been seen as a great incentive for drivers to jump into an electric vehicle, at lease or financing rates often significantly lower than a conventionally-powered auto. Read More »

Credit Suisse Q3 Net Income Surges

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Net income rose to 244 million Swiss francs (£184 million) in the third quarter, up from 41 million francs (£31 million) a year earlier. Total operating expenses declined 11 percent compared to a year ago, reflecting lower general and administrative expenses and restructuring expenses. Read More »

1ST Source Bank Invests $205000 in UnitedHealth Group Inc. (UNH)

August 17 investment analysts at Morgan Stanley left the stock rating at "Overweight" but raised the price target to $215.00 from $202.00. The 1-year low was reported on Nov, 2 by Barchart.com . Institutional ownership refers to the ownership stake in a company that is held by large financial organizations, pension funds or endowments. The funds in our partner's database now have: 816.36 million shares, up from 813.97 million shares in 2017Q1. Read More »

SBI reduces lending rates on home & vehicle loans

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Similarly, auto loan is being offered at a starting interest rate of 8.70 per cent compared with 8.75 per cent earlier. The new rates will be effective from November 01, 2017. Auto loan amount ranges from 8.70% to 9.20% compared to earlier range of 8.75% to 9.25%. For vehicle loan customers, the loan amount ranges from 8.70 per cent per annum to 9.20 per cent per annum compared to earlier range of 8.75 per cent to 9.25 per cent. Read More »

$0.51 EPS Expected for Discovery Communications Inc. (DISCK)

The stock of Discovery Communications Inc . (NASDAQ: DISCA ) is a huge mover today! In terms of the mechanics underlying that movement, traders will want to note that the stock is trading on a float of 10.72% with $355.89 Million sitting short, betting on future declines. Read More »

Short Term Technical Outlook: Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC), Zynga Inc. (ZNGA)

The rating was upgraded by Vetr on Monday, August 17 to "Hold". The stock of Minds + Machines Group Ltd (LON:MMX) has "Corporate" rating given on Thursday, July 30 by N+1 Singer. Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE: MRO ) displayed a change of 1.59% after which it closed the day' session at $12.45. Ratings analysis reveals 74% of Marathon Petroleum Corp's analysts are positive. Read More »

Barrick Gold Corp (TSE:ABX) Price Target Cut to C$25.00

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The Essex Investment Management Co Llc holds 181,726 shares with $2.89M value, down from 419,773 last quarter. Barrick Gold Corporation (NYSE: ABX ) gross margin percentage stands at 39.1% while its operating margin for the past trailing twelve month is 53 percent and its overall profit margin (ttm) is 25.7 Percent. Read More »

Technical Scrutiny: The Gap, Inc. (GPS), Wynn Resorts, Limited (WYNN)

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The volume of Global Positioning System witnessed a shift from 3.94 million shares, based on a 50-day average, to 5.85 million shares. Wynn Resorts had a net margin of 7.67% and a return on equity of 3,746.24%. According to public documents filed with the Secretary of State in MA, during the past six months, Wynn Resorts have reportedly registered 13 subsidiary corporations, the sole signatory of which is a Wynn executive. Read More »

Sinclair Executive Ends Speculation About Possible Bill O'Reilly Hire

Two analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, three have assigned a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company's stock. 25 funds opened positions while 33 raised stakes. Pacad Limited stated it has 4,300 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Aqr Ltd Liability Com stated it has 21,492 shares. Read More »

Crude Oil Prices Under Pressure But Remain Near Recent Highs

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USA oil inventories probably decreased a fifth time in six weeks, according to a Bloomberg survey before government data Wednesday. United States crude oil and product stockpiles were run down further during the latest reference week amid another drop in imports. Read More »

Amazon in the cryptocurrency game - what does it mean for investors?

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The registrations follow two consecutive days of Bitcoin hitting all-time highs, following an announcement by CME Group that it plans to launch a futures market in the currency by the end of the financial year. Indeed, Amazon Pay Vice President Patrick Gauthier said last month that Amazon had no plans to accept cryptocurrency because there hasn't been sufficient demand yet. Read More »

DNAinfo, Gothamist Shut Down All Sites

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The Ricketts family also owns the Chicago Cubs. The result - 25 out of 27 workers voted to join the Writers Guild - means that management is required to bargain with the union. Ricketts launched DNA Info in 2009, "at a time when few people were investing in media companies", he writes . "We were the best in the game and I can't put into words what a loss this is to NYC news", Brooklyn reporter Noah Hurowitz wrote. Read More »

Starbucks Lowers Long-Term Target, Selling Tazo to Unilever

Analysts were expecting EPS of $2.06 and revenues of $22.5 billion. For its fourth quarter, the company had comparable-store sales growth of 2% globally, driven by increases in the average order price and the number of transactions. Starbucks also said Thursday that fourth-quarter sales rose 2 percent at its established locations worldwide, below the 3.3 percent Wall Street analysts expected, according to FactSet. Read More »

KMart to close store in Lynchburg, one of five Sears/Kmarts in Va.

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Sears Holdings, the parent company of Sears and Kmart retail stores, announced today that another 63 retail locations-45 Kmart stores and 16 Kmart stores-nationwide will be closing by the end of January, 2018. The Sears locations in Clarksville was not on the list of closing stores. According to Sears Holdings, liquidation sales could begin as early as Thursday, November 9. Read More »

Hershey unveils first new candy bar in more than 20 years

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Hershey's Gold isn't technically chocolate , but sounds just as sweet, as it's made with caramelized crème that feature salty peanut and pretzel bits to give consumers a buttery taste topped off with a creamy and crunchy finish, according to the press release . Read More »

Dow Jones Closes Higher as Fed Leaves Rate Unchanged

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The Fed has raised interest rates twice this year, and is now projecting another rate hike by the end of 2017, as part of a tightening cycle that begins in late 2015. The Fed said this effect will pass. The dollar index rose 0.26 percent, with the euro down 0.23 percent to $1.1617. "This was what was expected". Read More »

Delving into Insider Trading Activity for Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ:SYMC)

Affinity Investment Advisors LLC's holdings in Symantec Corporation were worth $3,483,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. The brokerage now has an "outperform" rating on the technology company's stock. The company was maintained on Thursday, October 12 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The following firms have recently changed their position in SYMC . If you are reading this piece of content on another domain, it was copied illegally and reposted in violation of US and worldwide trademark ... Read More »

Shares Picking Up Steam: Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA)

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Shares of Alibaba were last seen up 1% at $187.92, after earlier reaching a new 52-week high of $191.21. About 28.85M shares traded or 73.69% up from the average. Therefore 33% are positive. Alibaba had 146 analyst reports since August 12, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Wednesday, September 20 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with "Buy". Read More »

General Electric Company (GE)- Stocks Showing Promising Performance Assessment

Nordea Investment Management AB now owns 2,490,749 shares of the company's stock worth $78,409,000 after buying an additional 729,800 shares during the last quarter. Ledyard Natl Bank holds 52,454 shares or 0.08% of its portfolio. Prentiss Smith stated it has 7,455 shares or 0.56% of all its holdings. Barclays Pcl holds 62,955 shares. Read More »

Analyst's Predictions on Valero Energy Corporation (VLO), Old Republic International Corporation (ORI)

Sidoti has "Neutral" rating and $25.0 target. US Capital Advisors cut shares of Valero Energy Corporation from an "overweight" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Thursday, August 17th. Investors sentiment increased to 1.19 in 2017 Q2. The company reported $1.07 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.03 by $0.04. Read More »

Diehard Bargain Hunter: Pinnacle Foods Inc. (PF), Ford Motor Company (F)

The Pinnacle Associates Ltd holds 3.44 million shares with $52.39M value, up from 1.90 million last quarter. About 1.06 million shares traded. It is down 7.92% since November 2, 2016 and is uptrending. (GM Financial). The Company provides automotive financing services through General Motors Financial Company, Inc. Additionally, F had a day price range of $12.2752 to $12.47. Read More »

Bombardier announces new $5bn deal for C Series

The order would be the first in about a year. Bombardier Inc. says engine delivery issues will force it to reduce the number of C Series aircraft delivered this year, but it expects to almost double those shipments in 2018. The company has agreed to provide Bombardier with unspecified cash advances to support the higher level of inventories Bombardier will be required to hold. Read More »

KFC releases soaps that smell like fried chicken

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KFC has teamed up with Village Vanguard - yep, the same brand behind soup baths - to create their very own KFC bath bomb . So, if you've ever dreamt of bathing in a tub full of Kentucky Fried Chicken, then oh boy, have we got news for you. Read More »

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc (NYSE:TMO) Institutional Investor Sentiment Trend

About 326,942 shares traded. (NYSE: TMO ) has risen 15.57% since November 1, 2016 and is uptrending. TJX's profit will be $636.25 million for 17.45 P/E if the $1.00 EPS becomes a reality. Thrivent Financial For Lutherans increased its stake in shares of Thermo Fisher Scientific by 1,223.5% during the 2nd quarter. (NYSE:TMO). Tompkins Corp accumulated 5,143 shares. Read More »

Yum! Brands' (YUM) "Buy" Rating Reiterated at Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc

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The correct version of this report can be viewed at https://stocknewstimes.com/2017/11/01/heritage-investors-management-corp-decreases-position-in-yum-brands-inc-yum.html. The business's revenue was down 4.0% compared to the same quarter past year. On average, analysts expect that Yum! Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 insider sales for $666,134 activity. Read More »

Blue Apron beats sales estimates as revenue per customer rises

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The number of customers Blue Apron served in the third quarter shrank 6% from the year-ago quarter and 9% from last quarter. Blue Apron said average revenue per customer was $245 in the third quarter ended September 30, compared with $227 in the same period a year ago, and $251 in the second quarter. Read More »

Teva Dives On Earnings Miss, Weak Guidance; Zoetis Tops Views

Vetr lowered shares of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited from a hold rating to a sell rating and set a $32.27 target price on the stock.in a report on Tuesday, July 4th. The legal version of this report can be accessed at https://stocknewstimes.com/2017/11/01/heritage-investors-management-corp-sells-13018-shares-of-teva-pharmaceutical-industries-limited-teva.html. Read More »

Morgan Stanley Reiterates "Overweight" Rating for Sse Plc (SSE)

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Spire Inc (NYSE:SR) has risen 11.86% since November 2, 2016 and is uptrending. Centamin PLC (LON:CEY)'s stock had its "buy" rating restated by Panmure Gordon in a report released on Thursday. Therefore 0 are positive. UDG Healthcare PLC has GBX 940 highest and GBX 5.15 lowest target. The stock presently has a consensus rating of "Buy" and a consensus target price of GBX 184.38 ($2.43). Read More »

Active Volume Stock: Owens & Minor Inc. (OMI)

Technical Indicators of Owens & Minor, Inc. Quarterly net income was $10.9 million, or $0.18 per share, contrast to $0.48 per share for the third quarter previous year. While considering growth estimates of the company, it has next quarter growth estimates of 7.7% whereas during current quarter it has -2% estimations over growth, comparing to the estimations of -6.3% during current year and 17.2% for next year. Read More »

Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc. Q3 Profit Falls 3%

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Barclays PLC boosted their price objective on shares of Zimmer Biomet Holdings from $140.00 to $145.00 and gave the company an overweight rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 23rd. The dividend was $0.240 per share for the quarter or $0.96 on an annualized basis. This dividend represents a yield of $0.77. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, September 21st. Read More »

NIKE, Inc. (NKE) Consensus EPS Estimates

It has underperformed by 25.94% the S&P500. That value represents a market adjusting for revenues that have been growing by 0.10 % on a quarterly year/year basis as of the company's last quarterly report. NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) received a Buy rating from 5 analysts. Therefore 55% are positive. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with "Buy" on Friday, September 25. Read More »

Five companies shortlisted for HS2 train fleet

Bombardier Transportation, Hitachi Rail Europe and Spain's Patentes Talgo are also on the shortlist of bidders for the 2.75 billion pound ($3.6 billion) contract. HS2 Ltd expects to issue invitations to tender in spring 2018; the design, manufacturing and maintenance contract with an estimated value of £2·75bn would then be awarded in 2019. Read More »

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA) Q2 Earnings Crush Expectations

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About shares traded. F5 Networks, Inc. It is down 0.00% since November 1, 2016 and is. It has underperformed by 34.82% the S&P500. HSBC Holdings plc restated a buy rating and set a $204.00 target price (up previously from $184.00) on shares of Alibaba Group Holding Limited in a research report on Tuesday, October 10th. Read More »

SIA will soon offer actual spacious bedrooms in their revamped first-class suites

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Singapore Airlines is also improving its business class, premium economy and economy products in the newly fitted A380s, the first of which will start flying from Singapore to Sydney on December 18. (Jordan Chong) Singapore Airlines Suites features a seat that swivels 270 degrees. Enjoy a good night's rest on a full-flat bed or use it like a seat with the help of the electronically-controlled recline. Read More »

Facebook reports third-quarter earnings after the bell

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Ad revenue was up 68% YoY, from $6.8 billion to just over $10 billion, with mobile ad revenue comprising roughly 88% of ad revenue for the quarter, a 4% increase from this time a year ago. The company is expected to capture 21 percent of all digital ad sales this year, according to the research firm eMarketer. Yesterday, Facebook general counsel Colin Stretch testified that the company will be doubling its 10,000-person safety and security staff by the end of 2018. Read More »