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Ikea founder dead: Ingvar Kamprad dies aged 91

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Mr Kamprad was born on March 30, 1926 on a family farm in Pjätteryd (now part of Älmhult Municipality) in Smaland, Sweden . Ikea - famed for its charming naming system, picture-based assembly manuals, and affordable prices - now boasts more than 300 stores in 29 countries worldwide. Read More »

Mr. Movie: Academy blows it again in 2017 nominations

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The third movie sees the Gladers having to break into the legendary Last City, a labyrinth controlled by W.C.K.D. and if they survive, will get the answers to the questions that they have been asking ever since they arrived in the first maze. Read More »

American Midstream Partners (AMID) Earns Daily Coverage Optimism Rating of 0.15

Martin Midstream Partners's dividend payout ratio is now 434.78%. The stock decreased 0.22% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $22.35. The stock of EQT Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:EQM) has "Outperform" rating given on Friday, October 14 by Mitsubishi UFJ. The firm earned "Overweight" rating on Monday, July 18 by Barclays Capital. Read More »

Alexis Sanchez is like Manchester United's first defender, claims Ander Herrera

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Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick says new signing Alexis Sanchez is making a fantastic impression. He needed to train well like he did, and he needed to play . First half was hard, they were well organised, and they knew what they were doing on the pitch. "His work rate and professionalism are exceptional and he has embraced the club's desire to promote top quality young players to the first team". Read More »

Oppenheimer Increases Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) Price Target to $115.00

In related news, insider Frank H. Brod sold 18,000 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, December 4th. Dell Technologies Inc. Old Mutual Global Investors UK Ltd. now owns 665,387 shares of the software giant's stock valued at $49,564,000 after purchasing an additional 20,757 shares in the last quarter. Read More »

AbbVie Inc. (ABBV) Consensus Earnings Estimates

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Institutional ownership can eventually exceed 100 percent of float, which means that, in addition to all the available shares, institutions have also bought up all the borrowed shares from short sellers who are betting that the stock will decline. Read More »

Kroger said to discuss Alibaba partnership

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Personal Capital Advisors Corp who had been investing in Lowes Cos Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $89.09B market cap company. (NYSE:LOW) rating on Monday, February 6. Lam Research Corporation (NASDAQ:LRCX) has risen 107.86% since January 27, 2017 and is uptrending. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Clean Harbors, Inc. Read More »

FedEx to boost pay, broaden hubs over tax cuts

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The announcement makes FedEx the latest U.S. company to promise higher pay for workers, citing the tax cuts. A number of USA companies have already committed to increasing employee pay, including Boeing (NYSE:BA), Home Depot (NYSE:HD), AT&T (NYSE:T) and JPMorgan (NYSE:JPM), among others. Read More »

Recent Research Analysts' Ratings Changes for Wal-Mart Stores (WMT)

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About 6.79 million shares traded. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has risen 62.48% since January 27, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 4.41% the S&P500. The company's Perf Half Y was isolated optimistically of 6.22% whereas Perf Year was settled at 0.21% and Perf YTD was by -1.55%. FMR LLC boosted its position in shares of Wal-Mart Stores by 45.3% in the second quarter. Read More »

Two Stable Stocks: Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN), Facebook, Inc. (FB)

The company's market cap is $663.35 Billion, and the average volume is $3.85 Million. Hartline Investment Corp acquired 368 shares as Amazon Com Inc (AMZN)'s stock rose 13.58%. It also increased its holding in Schein Henry Inc (NASDAQ:HSIC) by 7,131 shares in the quarter, for a total of 14,152 shares, and has risen its stake in Merck & Co Inc (NYSE:MRK). Read More »

Ariane 5 Rocket Delivers Satellites, NASA GOLD to Orbit Despite Launch Anomaly

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Around an hour later, Arianespace CEO Stephane Israel announced that the controllers "lost contact" with the craft, saying it was an "anomaly". SES-14 and Al Yah 3 are communicating with their respective control centres. "Both missions are continuing". However, the satellites have orbital inclinations of about 21 degrees, far higher than planned inclination of 3 degrees. Read More »

John Elway impressed with Baker Mayfield, knows tough decisions loom at receiver

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Although, getting the invitation in December was a positive step in his football career and it was something he's been striving for since stepping foot on campus. "I thought about (flexing my muscles)". The worst pass was thrown before most could see - before the stands filled with National Football League scouts, before the lights turned on at Ladd-Peebles Stadium, before the real test began. Read More »

Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal freed after two months of royal detention

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The prince, one of the kingdom's most prominent tycoons, said he was continuing to maintain his innocence of any corruption in talks with authorities. Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, pictured, has been released from custody from the luxury Ritz-Carlton hotel in Riyadh . He had a close relationship with former Citigroup Chief Executive Sanford "Sandy" Weill, and has nurtured close ties with other Wall Street leaders including Goldman Sachs chief executive Lloyd Blankfein. Read More »

USA expands sanctions list against Russian Federation due to Ukraine situation

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Information related to 12 Russian companies has been updated. Treasury targeted 11 leaders of the Donetsk People's Republic (DPR), a Russian-backed separatist government claiming control over part of Crimea. blacklist. One person added to the list was Russian Deputy Energy Minister Andrey Cherezov, who was put under sanctions by the European Union over his role in the delivery of turbines to Crimea a year ago. Read More »

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange asks London court to drop United Kingdom arrest warrant

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Mr Assange, 46, fled to the embassy in the British capital in 2012 after skipping bail to avoid being sent to Sweden to face an allegation of rape , which he denied. A verdict will not be handed down on Friday, Chief Magistrate Emma Arbuthnot said at Westminster Magistrates' Court. "We hope to have a short-term solution to this issue, which has really caused us problems", he said. Read More »

Bombardier wins trade dispute

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The International Trade Commission , which is a US government agency, voted 4-0 to reject Boeing's plea for a 300 percent duty on sales of the Bombardier jets. "Global trade only works if everyone adheres to the rules we have all agreed to". "That's a belief we will continue to defend". Airbus acquired a majority stake in Bombardier's CSeries program in October with plans to assemble the plane in the U.S.in order to avoid import duties. Read More »

Coincheck Hack: What to Know About the $400 Million Loss

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The company subsequently stopped trading in NEM, as well as withdrawals and deposits in the virtual currency. At this point in time it seems that only NEM was stolen and it is unclear if other cryptocurrencies that the platform trades in have been affected as well. Read More »

USA stocks open higher after earnings reports

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Shares (Berlin: DI6.BE - news ) of Intel , which hit their highest in nearly two decades following its quarterly results, boosted the USA stock market, helping investors shrug off weaker-than-expected US economic growth data. Technology and industrial companies made hefty gains, as did Amazon and other retailers, and banks rose along with interest rates. U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin's endorsement of a weak dollar earlier in the week had triggered a slide in the currency. Read More »

Marathon Petroleum Corp (MPC) Stake Decreased by Louisiana State Employees Retirement System

After a recent check, shares of Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: MPC ) have been seen trading -3.33% off of the 50-day high and 18.27% away from the 50-day low. Among 19 analysts covering Marathon Petroleum Corp (NYSE:MPC), 13 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 68% are positive. The stock of Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) has "Equal-Weight" rating given on Friday, August 4 by Barclays Capital. Read More »

Cent makes $8 million from Bitcoin

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Since then, the bitcoins have become worth almost US$8 million (S$10.4 million). He claims this even came unexpectedly as he commented on the same post, "I'm a keep it real. But in a twist, one partial explanation for that slump - the digitizing of a medium that was once exclusively material - also helps explain why its proceeds are now worth millions, as bitcoin's value has risen to stratospheric heights. Read More »

Dell To Consider IPO and Other Options In Order To Boost Revenue

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Dell Technologies is weighing up various strategic options, such as a public stock offering or grabbing complete ownership of VWware, according to reports. Raising cash could help the company further expand or pay off some of the debt. Dell has about US$46 billion of debt, data compiled by Bloomberg showed. Read More »

$0.53 EPS Expected for Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO)

In other news, insider John T. Chambers sold 250,000 shares of the company's stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, November 22nd. Sentry Select Capital Corp who had been investing in Cisco Systems Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $208.13 billion market cap company. Read More »

Tesco to "simplify" structure impacting 1700 staff

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The changes affect staff in deputy managers, department managers, team leaders and store supervisors roles. He said: "We're proposing a store management structure that will deliver best in class leadership and, in many cases, will offer an improved reward package for new management roles". Read More »

Trading App Robinhood to Offer Commission-Free Crypto Trading

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Bitcoin has been the word on everyone's lips for the past few months, as the cryptocurrency has hit record highs. Bitcoin's price is at $11,618 a rise of $31 on the day so far. The move comes amid growing concern about cryptocurrency regulation in South Korea, considering one of the most active markets. The most valuable digital currency still faces major roadblocks, primarily a lack of government regulation, which has caused it to jump and sink with reckless abandon. Read More »

Comparable Company Analysis: Valero Energy Corporation (VLO), Louisiana-Pacific Corp. (LPX)

The stock increased 0.46% or $0.45 during the last trading session, reaching $97.63. Are Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE: VLO ) Earnings Growing Rapidly? It has underperformed by 41.10% the S&P500. Brown Mgmt Limited reported 0.01% of its portfolio in Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX). Its shares have trimmed -1.66% since hitting a peak level on January 24, 2018. Read More »

Fourth Quarter GDP Grew 2

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Imports, which subtract from GDP growth, increased at their fastest rate in more than seven years. "Imports, which are a subtraction in the calculation of GDP, turned up", said the US Department of Commerce´s Bureau of Economic Analysis. The saving rate dropped to 2.6 percent from 3.3 percent in the prior period. Friday's initial print on the fourth quarter will be revised two more times when the Commerce Department has more data. Read More »

UK CEOs Hopeful About Outlook in Global Economic Upswing

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The survey in its report further added that there are surprising faith and optimism among chief executives in the economic and business environment worldwide, at least over the next 12 months. Over-regulation beat out cyber in 2017, 56 to 50 percent. The hierarchy is followed by China 33%, Germany favoured by 20%. Only 18% of CEOs expect to reduce their headcount. Read More »

Mourinho explains Alexis Sanchez signing

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Not only did he pull off the swoop of the century by managing to prise Alexis Sanchez out of Man city's grip and tie him down to a contract at Man United , he couldn't wait to stick the knife into Arsenal . "But the reality is without Manchester United the industry would be in trouble, this is part of being at such a big club". Who are the Premier League's highest earners? The Red Devils made more history with the deal for Sanchez as fees and figures continue to rise in the world ... Read More »

Union Pacific expects a strong economy to fuel freight volumes

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American Money Management Llc bought 4,413 shares as the company's stock declined 2.52% while stock markets rallied. "Canada's Best Railroad Company - Union Pacific And Canadian ..." on January 18, 2018. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with "Hold" rating in Thursday, July 20 report. (NYSE:WM) has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, July 28 by Argus Research. Read More »

Lam Research Corporation (NASDAQ:LRCX) To Report Earnings

MML Investors Services LLC grew its stake in shares of Lam Research by 84.8% in the 2nd quarter. By looking at the Volatility of the company, Week Volatility is at 1.24%, whereas Month Volatility stands at 1.41%. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.24, a current ratio of 3.31 and a quick ratio of 2.83. The beta factor is 1.58.Volatility shows sense of how far the stock will fall if the market takes a dive and how high stock will rise if the bull starts to climb. Read More »

Watch these shoppers in France go mad for a Nutella sale

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One worker said: 'People were piling in, they knocked everything over and broke stuff. "It was an orgy!" "We were on the verge of calling the police". "We were trying to get in between the customers, but they were pushing us", he said. The French are voracious consumers of Nutella, eating around 100 million jars a year - more than any country other than Germany. Read More »

British economy picked up at end of 2017

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During the year as a whole, the economy grew 1.8 per cent, down only slightly from the previous year's 1.9 per cent. The economy is forecast to grow 0.4 percent sequentially in the fourth quarter, the same rate as seen a quarter ago. Manufacturing also grew strongly, but construction contracted by 1% - its worst quarterly performance since the third quarter of 2012. November employment figures released earlier this week showed that the number of people in work reached a record high of 32.2 ... Read More »

Osher Van De Voorde Investment Management Increases Position in Starbucks Corp (SBUX)

Moreover, Glenview Capital Management Llc has 6.07% invested in the company for 11.72 million shares. Rice Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:RMP) has risen 42.06% since January 24, 2017 and is uptrending. The France-based Credit Agricole S A has invested 0.25% in Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX). Therefore 24% are positive. Analysts await FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC) to report earnings on February, 5. Read More »

Amazon.com's (AMZN) Buy Rating Reiterated at Credit Suisse Group

Amazon.com, Inc offers a range of products and services through its Websites. In the past year there have been a total of 70 insider trades, including 5 open market buys and 65 sells. Parkside Fin Bancorp holds 642 shares or 0.24% of its portfolio. Prelude Cap Mgmt Ltd invested 0.84% of its portfolio in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) is continuing its long-term trend higher, after receiving a price-target hike from D.A. Read More »

Empire State Realty Trust Inc (NYSE: ESRT)

Retirement Systems Of Alabama who had been investing in Healthcare Rlty Tr for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $3.81B market cap company. After having $0.38 EPS previously, Healthcare Realty Trust Incorporated's analysts see 0.00% EPS growth. (NYSE: EDR ) by 12.5% in the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. Read More »

Britain to ban Bitcoin? Theresa May hints at cryptocurrency clampdown

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What do you think about Weiss' cryptocurrency ratings? Bitcoin was judged only " fair " because it was "encountering major network bottlenecks, causing delays and high transaction costs". Britain says a transition period should provide clarity for business and financial services firms. Weiss explained to CNBC that the report is based on research that uses a computer model to rate cryptocurrencies based on four metrics: risk, reward, technology, and fundamental aspects of adoption and ... Read More »

Puma Biotechnology, Inc. (PBYI)

It has underperformed by 64.45% the S&P500. Additionally, according to the most recent 13F filing from Puma Biotechnology, Inc . The company has market cap of $2.43 billion. Analysts await Altria Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: PBYI ). 12,107 were reported by Cornerstone Capital Mngmt Holdg Limited Liability Corp. Annual EPS Growth of past 5 years is -43.50%. Read More »

McKendree University Dean and President's List

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Students must earn a 3.5 to 3.84 grade-point average to be listed. Students on the Dean's List have achieved a grade point average of 3.5 or higher during the semester. Part-time students qualify with the accumulation of 12 credits with a 3.30 quality point average. NEWBERG, Oregon - Jake Magruder of Fleming Island was among those who earned Dean's List recognition at George Fox University for the fall 2017 semester. Read More »

How Have Institutional Investors Been Trading Bank of America Corporation (BAC)?

The Company, through its banking and various non-bank subsidiaries, throughout the United States and in worldwide markets, provides a range of banking and non-bank financial services and products through four business segments: Consumer Banking, which comprises Deposits and Consumer Lending; Global Wealth & Investment Management, which consists of two primary businesses: Merrill Lynch Global Wealth Management and U.S. Read More »

Judge acquits Sen. Bob Menendez of four counts

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Wells kept the aforementioned charge in place, which alleges the sitting senator purposefully filed the statement while leaving out gifts given to him by his co-defendant, Doctor Salomon Melgen, according to court documents, The Hill reports. Read More »

Commonwealth Equity Services Inc Raises Position in Walt Disney Co (DIS)

Arrowgrass Capital Partners Llp increased its stake in Disney Walt Co (Call) (DIS) by 35.71% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Clearbridge Llc holds 753,610 shares. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 98,803,049 shares of the entertainment giant's stock valued at $10,497,824,000 after purchasing an additional 2,131,932 shares in the last quarter. Read More »

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 »