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Tillerson retreats on offer of unconditional NKorea talks

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UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called the North Korean nuclear crisis the world's "most tense and risky security issue", and without identifying the United States by name, warned of the risk of bellicose language. "If policymaking is based on how you think someone else is going to react, but you don't know enough about them to know how they're going to react, it certainly makes policy [making] quite hard", said Cha. Read More »

Campbell's is buying Snyder's-Lance

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In another major snack company acquisition, Campbell Soup Co.is gobbling up Snyder's-Lance Inc . for $4.87 billion. Its most well-known brands include Snyder's of Hanover , Kettle Brand and Pop Secret, as well as Cape Cod Potato Chips. Read More »

Oil companies ask Airtel to revert LPG subsidy payments

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It is alleged the parent company used Aadhaar-eKYC based SIM verification process in opening payments bank accounts without the consent and knowledge of the subscribers. In order to check diversions, the government pays subsidy equivalent to buying 12 LPG cylinders of 14.2 kg each in a year, directly into the bank accounts of beneficiaries. Read More »

Gemalto accepts EUR4.8 billion takeover offer from Thales

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The offer, which has been unanimously approved by Gemalto's board of directors, is a 57 percent premium on the firm's valuation as of December 8. When the deal is done, Thales will merge its own enterprise security business with Gemalto's, which will keep its own brand name. Read More »

Hershey to buy Amplify Snack Brands in $1.6bn deal

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Hershey had sales of about $7.4 billion a year ago. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.12 earnings per share. equities research analysts anticipate that Amplify Snack Brands will post 0.26 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. Read More »

United Kingdom pension changes to create £4bn opportunity for asset managers

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The findings are the result of a major study into the success of auto-enrolment, which was introduced in 2012 to ensure every worker had access to a basic company pension. The lower earning trigger will remain the same for 2018 to 2019, and from now onwards will be subject to annual review. It has previously been announced that contribution levels into workplace pensions, which include the combined amounts coming from employers and employees, will be raised over the coming years. Read More »

European Union investigating Ikea tax benefits

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At a European Parliament hearing in past year, Ikea said its tax affairs are in line with worldwide rules, echoing comments by other firms targeted by EU probes, including McDonald's and Apple. The European Commission said on Monday that it was looking into two tax rulings issued to Inter Ikea, which operates Ikea's franchise business and collects a franchise fee of 3% of turnover from all Ikea shops via its subsidiary Inter Ikea Systems in the Netherlands. Read More »

Amazon investigated by advertising watchdog over delivery complaints as Christmas gifts delayed

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The Advertising Standards Authority said that it had received "a handful of complaints" and is assessing whether to investigate Amazon's claims about its delivery times. The consumer rights group Which? points out that a company missing its delivery date is in breach of contract. He said: "Excessive delivery surcharges hit residents and businesses in many rural areas of Scotland and there are still far too many examples of companies excluding much of mainland Scotland from the definition of ... Read More »

Aconex receives $1.19 billion takeover offer from Oracle Corp

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Jasper said the Aconex and Oracle businesses were a "natural fit" and "highly complementary". Oracle plans to use the Aconex business to offer an end-to-end project management offering that allows customers to "effectively plan, build, and operate construction projects". Read More »

Toyota to market over 10 battery EV models in early 2020s

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Toyota said its investment in battery development looked set to exceed ¥1.5tn ($13.3bn) by 2030. It leans heavily on an alliance with battery maker Panasonic Corp., which also supplies electric-vehicle. "This will be achieved by increasing the number of dedicated HEV, PHEV, BEV, and FCEV models and by generalising the availability of HEV, PHEV and/or BEV options to all its models", it added. Read More »

Alibaba Group (BABA) Receiving Positive Media Coverage, Study Shows

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Caspian Capital Lp who had been investing in Globalstar Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $1.45B market cap company. The stock increased 1.37% or $1.44 during the last trading session, reaching $106.23. Institutional investors own 38.13% of the company's stock. Therefore 22% are positive. Marriott International had 55 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Read More »

H&M quarterly sales shrink 4%

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The H&M Group has recorded an unexpected shrink in sales in its last quarter, as weaker in-store turnover and fewer visitors at its core brand stores held down full-year gains. In addition, there have been imbalances in parts of the H&M brand's assortment composition, the company noted. "H&M's supply chain lacks reactivity, which is one of the group's structural issues in front of abrupt changes in fashion", wrote in a note to investors Cedric Rossi, an analyst at Bryan Garnier. Read More »

Atlanta International Airport power outage affects flights, leaves travelers in darkness

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Officials said only that a large portion of the airport had been impacted. Georgia Power company has also acknowledged that crews are working to to fix the issue and determine the cause. Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport sends jets to 150 domestic destinations and more than 75 international destinations in 50 countries. According to the Fort Smith airport flight schedule , one flight is affected as of 2:00 p.m. Read More »

Strike stops flights at Israel's main airport

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The Histadrut labor federation is gearing up for a half-day general strike on Sunday, days after the largest generic drug company in the world, Teva Pharmaceuticals, announced that it was laying off a quarter of its Israeli workers - equivalent to 1,750 people. Read More »

2 rare sea lion attacks shut down cove in San Francisco Bay

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Witnesses told CBS San Francisco that a man in his 60s had been bitten as he was swimming around 8:00 a.m. The second sea lion attack occurred Friday morning. The most likely scenarios, she said, are that the animal is sick; young and curious; or it has been fed by humans and is now aggressively seeking food from them. Read More »

Seatown Holdings Stake in Amazon Com INC (AMZN) Raised by $28.24 Million

Sasco Capital Inc who had been investing in Big Lots Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $2.27 billion market cap company. Barton Investment Management now owns 49,492 shares of the e-commerce giant's stock valued at $43,876,000 after buying an additional 1,028 shares during the last quarter. Read More »

Brokerages Set Whiting Petroleum Corp (WLL) Price Target at $36.69

The stock increased 0.63% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $16.05. Abacus Mining & Exploration Corporation (OTCMKTS:ABCFF) has 0.00% since December 16, 2016 and is. Davidson Kempner Cap LP reported 0.2% of its portfolio in Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:WLL). After $-0.56 actual earnings per share reported by Whiting Petroleum Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -7.14% EPS growth. Read More »

Kimco Realty (KIM) Lowered to "Neutral" at Robert W. Baird

Duke Realty Corp now has $10.00B valuation. It has ranged in price between $18.33-$18.52 after having started the session at $18.47 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $18.41. To measure price-variation, we found KIM's volatility during a week at 1.86% and during a month it has been found around 2.21%. Argus cut shares of Kimco Realty from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note on Monday, August 28th. Read More »

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) SVP Sells $750000.00 in Stock

It has underperformed by 70.04% the S&P500. Appleton Partners Incorporated Ma owns 6,276 shares for 0.21% of their portfolio. Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) was reduced too. It also increased its holding in Zynga Inc (NASDAQ:ZNGA) by 1.57M shares in the quarter, for a total of 3.65M shares, and has risen its stake in Dell Technologies Inc. Read More »

Bitcoin Futures Launch Prompts Price To Peak Over $17000

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As of writing, Bitcoin's price is $16,771. According to Baily, bitcoin can not be a secure investment due to a lack of proper backing from governments and central banks and likened buying the cryptocurrency to gambling with the same level of risk. Read More »

How Many Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA)'s Analysts Are Bullish?

The current consensus recommendation provided by covering analysts is 3.00. The stock increased 0.43% or $0.65 during the last trading session, reaching $151.07. (NASDAQ: DISCA)'s latest quote $20.04 $0.12 1.26% will find technical support in $19.58 a share and a breakdown below this region would be a significantly bearish signal for Discovery Communications, Inc. Read More »

Tony Martin retracts comments about Chris Froome

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Britain's Froome has admitted his adverse drugs test at the Vuelta a Espana in September is "damaging" as the four-time Tour de France victor battles to clear his name. McQuaid said Froome's situation was a massive problem for Dave Brailsford's team. Martin displayed a lack of understanding when it comes to the rules concerning an adverse analytical finding and an asthma drug like salbutamol. Read More »

Amazon to start selling Apple TV, Google Chromecast (AMZN, AAPL)

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Amazon has started selling Google's Chromecast devices two years after it originally removed them from its store. Today, however, when we asked Google for comment on Chromecast's return to Amazon and whether this paves the way for reinstating YouTube support to Amazon's products, we received a more hopeful message. Read More »

Alyssa Milano Writes Open Letter to Matt Damon About Sexual Misconduct

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Damon, speaking with ABC News' Peter Travers on Thursday's " Popcorn With Peter Travers ", said that it wasn't true that "everybody knew" about the sexual misconduct allegations against Weinstein. It certainly isn't hard to see why Damon's comments are problematic. 'There are such huge numbers of men I adore who don't outline the separation between sexual misconduct, strike and assault as a reason or more regrettable - our concern. Read More »

Celgene Corp (CELG) Holding Held by Norinchukin Bank The

About 2.59 million shares traded. It has outperformed by 0.30% the S&P500. Rr Advisors Llc increased its stake in Enlink Midstream Llc (ENLC) by 1.45% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Advisor Prtn Ltd stated it has 0.07% in NVR, Inc. (NYSE:NVR) for 200 shares. On Wednesday, August 2 the insider KAPLAN GILLA sold $1.01 million. On Saturday, June 17 the insider Friedman Michael A sold $625,000. Read More »

Economist: GOP Tax Bill Offers Little for Poor or Middle Class Americans

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Though the proposed legislation will maintain the same seven-bracket structure that's now in force, Republicans have made tweaks to the rates and the income levels at which they apply. Democrats have blasted the tax plan, accusing it of showering corporations with lower taxes at the expense of driving up the debt and giving only temporary and uneven benefits to the middle class. Read More »

Are Analysts Bearish Time Warner Inc. (NYSE:TWX) After Last Week?

The stock decreased 2.59% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $5.65. 3,532,139 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 4,777,230. Piper Jaffray has "Buy" rating and $10000 target. The firm has "In-Line" rating by Evercore given on Monday, August 7. The firm has "Sector Weight" rating by Pacific Crest given on Monday, May 2. Read More »

Uber Hacked And Wiretapped Competitors, Letter Reveals

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Other allegations included in the so-called Jacobs letter are that an analytics team in Uber was allowed to " impersonate riders and drivers on competitor platforms " in order to collect information on app security, as well as pricing structures and incentives. Read More »

Novare Capital Management LLC Holds Position in Energy Transfer Partners (ETP)

The stock traded with the average Volume of 5.51 Million at the end of last session. MA ended last trade at 1174.26 a share and the price is up more than 56.60% so far this year. As per Tuesday, May 31, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital. During the same quarter a year ago, the firm earned $0.19 earnings per share. Read More »

Express Scripts (ESRX) Given a $82.00 Price Target by SunTrust Banks Analysts

About 9.73 million shares traded or 137.99% up from the average. Peapack Gladstone Financial Corp's holdings in Express Scripts Holding Company were worth $1,570,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Shell Asset Mngmt reported 0.14% in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX). Capital Interest Investors holds 0.21% of its portfolio in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) for 2.52M shares. Read More »

Uncertainty abounds over planned strike by Ryanair pilots

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Ryanair's offer came after the Irish Airline Pilots' Association (IALPA) had warned that its members working for the carrier were planning to walk out on Wednesday 20 December. "It's now up to Ryanair to prove the seriousness of this announcement", Ilja Schulz, VC president, said on Friday. Her organisation has affiliates in about 150 countries, including Siptu and Impact in the Republic. Read More »

Arbor Realty Trust (ABR) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.20 Per Share

The firm has a market capitalization of $23,350.00, a P/E ratio of 19.28, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.89 and a beta of -0.10. Dupont Capital Management Corp increased its stake in First Industrial Realty Tr (FR) by 154.22% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Read More »

Hackers halt plant operations in landmark attack

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This, in turn, prompted the shutdown of industrial processes and triggered an investigation by the owner. "Instead, the attacker made several attempts over a period of time to develop and deliver functioning control logic for the SIS controllers in this target environment", FireEye researchers wrote in a blog post. Read More »

Income inequality in India worsens, but slower than Russian Federation and China

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Its findings come as Republicans prepare to pass a tax bill that follows the same trickle-down philosophy that the report says is responsible for much of the rise in inequality in the United States. That indicates the role played by policies and institutions in evening out inequality, said the report, which advocated "tax progressivity"-higher taxes on the rich-as an effective tool to address inequality". Read More »

Fed raises interest rates, keeps 2018 policy outlook unchanged

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Overall, rates are still historically low. Chicago Fed President Charles Evans and Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari dissented in the policy statement on Wednesday. Traders of USA short-term interest rate futures kept bets the Fed would raise rates only twice next year. In the litany of reasons that explains why USA consumer price inflation has stalled, the drop in clothing prices last month, which was the largest in 20 years, takes its place alongside cheap cellphone contracts, ... Read More »

Oil prices up on lower U.S. crude stocks, but growing…

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However, the report states that "OPEC's long-term efforts to support the stability of the oil market should lead to a significant reduction in excess global reserves, reaching a balanced market by the end of 2018". Brent, the global oil benchmark, rose 42 cents, or 0.7%, to $62.86 a barrel. Meanwhile, US crude West Texas Intermediate (WTI) for deliveries in January increased 14 cents (0.24 percent) and traded at 57.18 dollars . Read More »

Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) Position Raised by KBC Group NV

About 37,128 shares traded. The company was upgraded on Tuesday, December 15 by Oppenheimer. It has outperformed by 55.30% the S&P500. Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ: TXN ) has shown an EPS growth of 13.10% in the last 5 years and sales growth of -0.50% for the same year while for the next 5 years; the EPS growth estimates 10.82%.Along with this Sales growth yoy (quarter over quarter) was considered as 12.00%. Read More »

USPS Christmas deadlines are approaching

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Nationwide, a record 850 million packages are projected to be delivered during the holidays. "We are delivering packages seven days a week in larger cities and smaller cities where volumes merit". - Many online merchants do not provide consumers with an option to pick which delivery service they will use to ship their package, but most will send you shipment notifications with a tracking number. Read More »

Ample tax cuts for business, wealthy in new GOP tax accord

It would disproportionately hurt taxpayers in New Jersey and other high-tax states that already send billions of dollars more to Washington than they receive in services. But a Trump administration official said the IRS would have to readjust its paycheck tax withholding tables for employers and that new withholding levels would take effect in February. Read More »

Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI) Consensus EPS Outlook

Stevens Cap Management Lp invested in 420,159 shares. The Amalgamated Bank holds 10,296 shares with $1.66 million value, down from 14,388 last quarter. Tudor Investment Corporation Et Al accumulated 20,694 shares. Amalgamated Retail Bank holds 0.14% or 216,634 shares. Moreover, Geode Capital Limited Liability Company has 0.02% invested in Teradyne, Inc. Read More »

Analyst Recommendations And Revisions: Marathon Oil Corporation (MRO)

The firm has "Equal-Weight" rating by Morgan Stanley given on Thursday, December 14. Cowen & Co maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Monday, July 31 report. HIVE Blockchain Technologies Ltd. (OTCMKTS:PRELF) has 0.00% since December 15, 2016 and is. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Marathon Petroleum Corporation is engaged in refining, marketing, retail and transportation businesses in the United States and the largest east of the Mississippi. Read More »

NLRB Reverses "Joint Employer" Rule

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The 2015 ruling contradicted guidelines followed for more than 30 years that said a company had to have direct control over the actions of a subcontractor or franchisee's employees in order to be a joint employer. The Browning-Ferris decision made it substantially easier to demonstrate a joint employer relationship by propounding a new test which required only that the entities in question be "employers" within the meaning of the common law, and share or codetermine matters regarding the ... Read More »

$1.2 donation dropped into Salvation Army kettle in Janesville

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The Salvation Army is in need of the giving spirit. The Salvation Army of Tallahassee makes their final push for the annual Red Kettle Campaign for this year. Some are just temporarily down on their luck due to a job loss or other financial circumstance, but others are victims of intergenerational poverty. "I think we're teaching people how to be philanthropic, how to be givers, and the joy of giving", he said. Read More »

Revenue Estimates Analysis The Walt Disney Company (DIS)

Benchmark Capital Advisors who had been investing in Coach Inc Com for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $11.34 billion market cap company. Swiss Bank reported 3.53 million shares. Genesis Asset Managers Llp bought 435,964 shares as the company's stock declined 1.55% while stock markets rallied. Read More »

Starbucks Corp (SBUX) Holding Lifted by Geneva Advisors Llc

The stock increased 0.35% or $0.21 during the last trading session, reaching $59.7. About 378,336 shares traded or 35.87% up from the average. Shaw Communications Inc. Bryn Mawr Tru Com owns 0.09% invested in Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ: SBUX ) for 26,056 shares. Oak Ridge Llc reported 171,232 shares. The stock of Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ: SBUX ) has "Buy" rating given on Friday, July 22 by Goldman Sachs. Read More »