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Home Depot to give workers one-time bonus of up to $1000

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Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT) was raised too. Investors sentiment increased to 1.14 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.14, from 0.98 in 2017Q2. The investor is now holding $59.45 million shares due in part to a decrease of 2.08 million new shares in their portfolio. Read More »

More Americans open to riding in self-driving cars

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Nearly half of those surveyed said they would be afraid to ride in a vehicle that drives itself. AAA has stated that people have to be better educated about self-driving cars. About 46 percent of survey respondents, for example, said they would feel less safe on the road if they had to share it with a self-driving auto. Read More »

Meryl Streep joins 'Big Little Lies' Season 2 cast

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Kidman and Reese Witherspoon , both executive producers on the series, are the only cast members that have been officially confirmed to return. The three-time Oscar victor will reportedly play Mary Louise Wright, the mother of Perry Wright portrayed by Alexander Skarsgård , who has died during the opening season. Read More »

USA new home sales fall in December

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At the end of November, the number of new homes for sale totaled 295,000, up by 12,000 month over month, and represented a supply of 5.7 months at the current sales rate. By construction phase, most new homes were either sold during the construction phase or after completion. WASHINGTON-U.S. new-home sales fell in December, a sign that the lack of inventory and fast-rising prices may be weighing on buyer demand in one segment of the housing market. Read More »

Caterpillar earnings: $2.16 per share, vs. $1.79 EPS expected

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It has outperformed by 30.83% the S&P500. Loeb Partners Corporation sold 3,900 shares as the company's stock rose 3.62% with the market. Taurus Asset Ltd Limited Liability Company has 3,768 shares. Old Mutual Customised Solutions (Proprietary) invested 0.44% of its portfolio in Caterpillar Inc . ( NYSE : CAT ) for 287,285 shares. First Allied Advisory Inc accumulated 24,747 shares. Read More »

$6.14 Billion in Sales Expected for Starbucks Co. (SBUX) This Quarter

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Nine analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $6.14 billion. According to their predictions high & low revenue estimates are 6.4 Billion and 5.97 Billion respectively. Also, SVP Paul Mutty sold 3,000 shares of the company's stock in a transaction on Tuesday, November 14th. The Pinnacle Financial Partners Inc holds 4,658 shares with $250,000 value, down from 10,488 last quarter. Read More »

Oil price hits $71 per barrel for first time since 2014

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The dollar's recent losses appeared to win backing from the US Treasury this week after Steven Mnuchin, Treasury Secretary (left), speaking on Wednesday at the Davos World Economic Forum, said: "A weaker dollar is good for us as it relates to trade and opportunities". Read More »

S&P 500 and Nasdaq reach fresh records; Netflix surges

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Shares of Netflix soared, up 9.4 percent as of 1.15pm trading in NY, after as its increase in subscribers in its latest quarter beat analysts' forecasts. Netflix soared 11 percent in the first few minutes of trading Tuesday after reporting a strong quarter. The Dow Jones industrial Average is down 6.6 pts at 26,207, while the broader based S&P 500 is up 4.57 at 2,837. Read More »

Eagles fan who collided with pole in subway is OK

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That's pretty amusing, but another mission in which Vikings fans plan to throw things at Eagles fans will nearly certainly cross the lines of decency. For portions of the schedule, the Vikings were as good as anyone, particularly on defense, where they allowed a league-low 252 points. On the next play, Brady handed off to James White , who pitched it back to the quarterback, and he lofted a pass over Jack to seldom-used receiver Phillip Dorsett for 31 yards and his only catch of ... Read More »

Axis Capital Holdings (AXS) Shares Needle Moving 0.25%

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The stock increased 1.45% or $1.581 during the last trading session, reaching $110.921. About 506,984 shares traded. MedEquities Realty Trust, Inc . Federal Realty Investment Trust (NYSE:FRT) has declined 16.62% since January 25, 2017 and is downtrending. Read More »

Action taken at meat business

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Following an unannounced inspection of Russell Hume's Birmingham site earlier this month, the United Kingdom food watchdog says it became aware of instances of "serious non-compliance with food hygiene regulations ". Now rump steak, sirloin steak and gammon steak are not available, but we hope to resolve this soon", says a Wetherspoon statement sent to FoodIngredientsFirst . Read More »

What Are Analysts Report About NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA)

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The stock decreased 1.49% or $1.77 during the last trading session, reaching $116.67. It has outperformed by 195.58% the S&P500. Mairs & Power Inc decreased Target (TGT) stake by 10.47% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Centre Asset Mngmt Limited Liability Company owns 88,010 shares or 4.08% of their United States portfolio. Hall Laurie J Trustee has invested 0.09% in NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ: NVDA ). Read More »

Statement on national rough sleeping figures

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That was an increase of 617 (15 per cent) from autumn 2016, which totalled 4,134. The charity is warning that the true number of rough sleepers could be far greater than the government's figures , saying their own research finds more than 8,000 are sleeping rough in England - with the figure predicted to rise to 15,000 by 2026. Read More »

NXP Semiconductors NV (NXPI) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages

The firm owned 25,545 shares of the semiconductor provider's stock after selling 1,400 shares during the quarter. Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) has declined 18.97% since January 23, 2017 and is downtrending. 135,000 shares valued at $8.78 million were sold by PARKER MARK G on Friday, December 15. Ubs Oconnor Ltd Co owns 23,424 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Read More »

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) Insider sold 13512 Shares

Rwwm Inc who had been investing in International Business Machs for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $153.02 billion market cap company. Blackrock Inc. holds 0% of its portfolio in Mastech Digital, Inc. for 103,097 shares. Fiera Corp invested in 0% or 4,708 shares. Check Capital Management Ca owns 0.03% invested in Amgen Inc. Read More »

F1 champion Lauda wins bidding race to buy back Niki

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That cleared the way for other parties such as budget airline Ryanair and Lauda to again bid for the carrier, which most recently was part of failed German airline Air Berlin . "For this number of aircraft I need all employees", he said. Stefan Tankovits, head of the works council, said ahead of the committee meeting that all 220 pilots would resign if Lauda was given the go-ahead. Read More »

Macron calls for 10-year plan to strengthen EU

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President of France Emmanuel Macron told the Davos summit that globalization was facing a crisis which required a response from companies, government and other decision makers.Macron said he was determined to show that he stood beside those left behind by globalization spanning both the middle and working class. Read More »

Puerto Rico Strikes To Privatize Its Troubled Energy Firm

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However, U.S. District Judge Laura Taylor Swain and the seven-member federally appointed Oversight Board will have to approve the governor's plan before it can go forward. The company also has faced internal turmoil. Ricardo Ramos, PREPA's executive director, resigned in November after facing criticism for granting a $300 million contract to Whitefish Energy Holdings to restore power to the island after it was struck by the storm. Read More »

Henrikh Mkhitaryan Reveals Which Player He's Looking Forward To Playing With

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I can't imagine Mourinho will drop Romelu Lukaku but Anthony Martial's place will come under pressure and I don't think this signing will help Marcus Rashford's hopes of game time for the rest of the season. Sanchez left Arsenal just months before his contract was due to run out at the end of the season and former Gunners defender Martin Keown accused the Chile global of being the "biggest mercenary in football ". Read More »

TV provider Sky to offer all its channels without a satellite dish

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However, he added that Sky has already recouped two-thirds of the cost of the drama after its distribution division sold it into more than 120 territories. It will be the cheapest such product on the market. The pay-TV provider also revealed that it intends to roll out Sky over fibre in Italy this year so that customers can access all its channels and on demand content over IP without a satellite dish. Read More »

Woman falls from balcony, dies aboard Carnival cruise

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Carnival Cruise Line spokesman Vance Gulliken told news outlets that a 44-year-old woman fell from the Carnival Triumph Sunday night while sailing from New Orleans . She dismissed rumors that Brooks may have deliberately jumped over the railing. The company says rescue efforts for the missing woman have been underway. Read More »

Meek Mill Being RELEASED from Prison Because of the Eagles??

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He coached the Detroit Lions for five seasons, leading them to the playoffs in 2011. Although special teams mistakes and a pick-six by Tom Brady played the biggest roles in the Patriots' loss that day, the Eagles defense also gave the Patriots trouble in the trenches all afternoon. Read More »

Facebook Acquires Government ID Authentication Startup 'Confirm'

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But the acquisition comes amid broader efforts by Facebook to confirm the identities of its users to protect their accounts and prevent people from using its platform to influence political elections. Clients could quickly integrate the tech, which expedited on-demand startup staff onboarding. In the meantime, the company says it will be winding down its current authentication software offerings. Read More »

Dcc Plc (DCC) Receives GBX 8023 Average Price Target from Analysts

It has underperformed by 24.69% the S&P500. The stock of Purplebricks Group PLC (LON:PURP) earned "Buy" rating by Peel Hunt on Thursday, January 4. They now have a GBX 3230.00 target price on company. About 508,225 shares traded. UBS upgraded AVEVA Group plc (LON:AVV) rating on Tuesday, November 15. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have assigned a hold rating and seven have issued a buy rating to the company. Read More »

Investec Asset Management North America Trimmed Unitedhealth Group (UNH) Holding By $309270

Comparatively, UnitedHealth Group Incorporated posted earnings of $2.42 per share in the same quarter past year. It has outperformed by 21.91% the S&P500. UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH ) has been given an average price target of $269.52 from analysts, according to data collected by Finviz. Cantor Fitzgerald lifted their price objective on shares of UnitedHealth Group to $225.00 and gave the company an "overweight" rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 18th. Read More »

Squeeze on real wages continues but employment on the up

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The unemployment rate was in line with expectations of economists polled by The Wall Street Journal. The number of people in employment in the United Kingdom jumped to a joint record high in November, but there was still scant sign of a serious pick-up in wages, according to the latest official data - highlighting the dilemma for the Bank of England over raising interest rates. Read More »

Higher Wages Coming To Chase Employees In Arizona

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Its up 11.36% from 6.62 million shares previously. The SI to Legg Mason Incorporated's float is 8.52%. The stock increased 2.43% or $1.06 during the last trading session, reaching $44.76. Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Moreover, King Luther Cap Management Corporation has 1.62% invested in JPMorgan Chase & Co. Read More »

GE under investigation for huge loss in insurance business

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American Money Management Llc sold 12,714 shares as General Electric Company (GE)'s stock declined 7.64%. The shares went down by -3.21% in value last month. When analyzing small corporations as possible investments, always it's good to learn who else owns shares. The company has market cap of $4.98 billion. Read More »

Texas Instruments (TXN) Updates Q1 Earnings Guidance

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About 8.09 million shares traded or 68.55% up from the average. The semiconductor company reported $1.09 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting analysts' consensus estimates of $1.09. Texas Instruments Incorporated designs, makes, and sells semiconductors to electronics designers and manufacturers worldwide. Lombard Odier Asset Mgmt (Switzerland) stated it has 0.06% of its portfolio in Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ: TXN ). Read More »

Newly released 911 audio of Rand Paul after neighbor's alleged attack

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Attorney's office. Boucher was charged last week with assaulting a member of Congress , a felony. "It was not and has never been politically motivated". Boucher has signed a plea agreement, although no court date has been set for the taking of his guilty plea and the imposition of any sentence, according to Minkler's office, which was assigned the case after the office of Russell Coleman, U.S. Read More »

PSU Banks recapitalization plan linked with reforms is a positive step

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State-run lenders account for more than two-thirds of the country's banking assets. The government will infuse over Rs 88,000 crore into 20 public sector banks (PSBs) before March 31. The financial secretary said these reforms will facilitate ease of banking and encourage clean business. IDBI Bank , the lender with the highest stressed-loan ratio, will get the biggest chunk of Rs 10,610 crore. Read More »

Dollar tumbles after U.S. treasury chief welcomes weaker value

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The White House put Ross before the global media gathering in Switzerland a day after Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders expressed "100 per cent confidence" in the 80 year old billionaire, following the Axios report. "But America First does mean working with the rest of the world", Mnuchin said. Trump is expected to speak there later this week. Mnuchin said he's not anxious about reports of China discontinuing its purchases of USA treasuries. Read More »

Starbucks plans pay hike, added benefits for employees

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Wells Fargo said that it will raise its minimum wage for American employees to $15 an hour, and increase its philanthropic giving by 40 percent in 2018 to $400 million. Starbucks reaffirmed its commitment to create more than 8,000 part-time and full-time retail jobs, as well as an additional 500 manufacturing jobs in its Augusta, Georgia soluble coffee plant as well. Read More »

Bank of America faces backlash for ending free checking

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A petition at Change.org urged Bank of America to reconsider, as the account rules cause a hardship to low-income customers. The account came with a monthly fee of $8.95 that was waived for people who opted out of paper statements and did not use tellers for routine transactions, says Betty Riess, a Bank of America spokeswoman. Read More »

Alphabet launches new cybersecurity company, Chronicle, out of its X moonshot factory

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Gillett said the software is meant to solve a common complaint of IT and security professionals-being overwhelmed by the deluge of security alerts they receive each day warning of potential bugs and vulnerabilities. The business is said to be "inspired by Google's own security techniques". I had come to Google in 2015 as an executive-in-residence at GV after spending years in various IT roles, including a leadership role at one of the world's largest cybersecurity companies. Read More »

Burger King joins net neutrality fight with a Whopper of an ad

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An unlikely voice has joined the passionate debate over internet regulation known as net neutrality: Burger King . Customers are told about the social experiment after they receive their food and say that Burger King opened their eyes to why net neutrality rules need to stay in place. Read More »

Henry Denies Advising Sanchez To Dump Arsenal For Man United

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No financial details were disclosed, but United said Mkhitaryan was joining as "part of the deal" to bring Sanchez to Old Trafford. To be fair, any Arsenal supporter who genuinely thought that Henry had told their best player to leave for a Premier League rival only needs to read the tweet he sent before his response to the Sanchez saga. Read More »

Vikings never were in NFC title game

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Of course disappointment sucks, but to lash out and act like you are owed something is played out and simply annoying. "I think any time that you factor in the wins, and they're contributing to the wins, it sort of minimizes or sort of takes away the [idea] that, 'I've got to have 1,000 yards; I got to have 10 touchdowns; I've got to rush for this many yards and have this many touchdowns.' I think it minimizes that a little bit, because the team is doing well and the success of the ... Read More »

USA imposes new sanctions on N Korea-related entities, individuals

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Most were based in Chinese cities on the border with North Korea , nearby Russian cities, where they helped arrange shipping of materials and goods to North Korea . "The US government is targeting illicit actors in China, Russia, and elsewhere who are working on behalf of North Korean financial networks, and calling for their expulsion from the territories where they reside", said Steven Mnuchin, the Secretary of the Treasury. Read More »