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Polaris Capital Management LLC Upped Its Bhp Billiton Plc (BBL) Stake

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The stock increased 0.23% or $0.46 during the last trading session, reaching $196.57. About 857,813 shares traded. BHP Billiton plc now has its 52-Week High range of $45.43, while its 52-week low range is $28.73. The stock of Everest Re Group, Ltd. (NYSE:RE) earned "Buy" rating by Deutsche Bank on Thursday, May 12. On Monday, January 15 the company was maintained by Deutsche Bank. Read More »

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NasdaqCM:AMD) Quant Signal Evaluation & Review

About 19.93 million shares traded. The Return on Assets for Advanced Micro Devices, Inc . ( NASDAQ : AMD ) and Iridium Communications Inc. AMD underperformed by 38.56% the S&P 500. The firm has "Sell" rating by Goldman Sachs given on Wednesday, April 11. The firm has "Overweight" rating given on Thursday, October 13 by Barclays Capital. Read More »

United Airlines announces new pet policy that includes new dog breed bans

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The organization recommends taking several precautions to minimize the risks of airline travel for these breeds, including keeping pets at a healthy weight and acclimating the animal to its travel carrier to reduce stress. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, of the 24 animals that died on U.S. carriers past year, 18 were on United flights. "We are doing this to further minimise risk and ensure the comfort of pets we fly", United spokesperson Charles Hobart told People ... Read More »

Xerox boss and executives ousted in Fujifilm merger row

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Fujifilm, which saw its shares drop 5.5 percent in Tokyo after news of the ouster, said it planned to file an objection with a court over the settlement. "This agreement mark a watershed moment for corporate governance generally and for Xerox specifically", said Mr Icahn in the statement. Under the plan, the combined company would be called "New Fuji Xerox" and would be 50.1% owned by Fujifilm. Read More »

Maruti posts best-ever monthly sales in April

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Auto stocks will be in focus on Wednesday after domestic auto companies on Tuesday posted strong sales data for April, mostly beating Street estimates. Hyundai Motor India posted a 4.4 per cent rise in domestic sales at 46,735 units last month as compared to 44,758 units in April 2017. Sales of mini segment cars, including Alto and WagonR, witnessed a 2.8 per cent decline to 37,794 units in the month from 38,897 units a year ago, MSI said. Read More »

Uber Drivers Accused Of Abuse, Assault In The Last 4 Years

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A similar CNN review found 18 cases of Lyft drivers accused. Over 100 Uber drivers have been accused of sexually assaulting or abusing customers in the US over the last four years, CNN reported Tuesday. An Atlanta man is suing Uber after a ride he took in downtown Charleston last August ended with him being assaulted. When she woke up, she was being raped by her driver one block away from her destination. Read More »

Federal Reserve meets with markets seeking hints on inflation

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And monthly survey of the manufacturing sector released Tuesday showed prices paid at a seven-year high, spurred by steel and aluminum tariffs the USA imposed in March. On Wall Street, the S&P 500 gained 0.25 percent on Tuesday on positive comments by U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on China, and Mexico's economy minister on the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement. Read More »

Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Wells Fargo

Asset Management invested 1.36% of its portfolio in Amazon.com, Inc. The stock increased 0.23% or $0.25 during the last trading session, reaching $110.45. ( NASDAQ : AMZN ). Taurus Asset Mngmt Ltd Co stated it has 1.15% of its portfolio in Amazon.com, Inc. ( NASDAQ :LOGM) on Friday , February 3 with "Outperform" rating. Read More »

Are Traders Shorting Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) Shares?

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According to 26 stock analysts, Tesla , Inc., is being kept at an average Hold, rating , with at least 30.4% of shares outstanding that are now legally short sold. Baird. Investors sentiment decreased to 1.05 in 2017 Q4. That's change of 0.25, from 2017Q3's 1.3. 105 Investors Sold All; 156 Reduced Holdings; 206 increased holdings while 69 funds bought holdings. Read More »

Hundreds arrested in Paris May Day riots

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Le Monde reported the peaceful demonstration against French President Emmanuel Macron's labor reform proposals took a violent turn with masked protesters attacking businesses and street furniture. "When you have honest convictions, you demonstrate with your face unmasked", Griveaux said. Macron is now "locked in a battle with the trade unions over his plans to liberalise labour regulations", the ABC says. Read More »

HighPoint Advisor Group LLC Boosts Stake in Gilead Sciences (GILD)

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Pinnacle Assoc Limited reported 0.4% in Gilead Sciences , Inc. If earnings per share of $1.59 is announced the profit of GILD could reach $2.07B giving it 11.57 P/E. Since January 2, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 19 selling transactions for $40.38 million activity. Another trade for 5,833 shares valued at $472,065 was sold by Cogan John Francis. Read More »

Mobile US Inc Q1 2018 EPS Come in Ahead of the Mark

We see here that T-Mobile US, Inc. At the close of regular trading, its last week's stock price volatility was 6.59% which for the month reaches 10.74%. The company trumpeted its "record-low churn" of 1.07%, down 11 basis points from the prior-year period. During the first three months of 2018, T-Mobile added 1.4 million new customers , marking the 20th straight quarter that it's added more than 1 million new subscribers. Read More »

Officials warn liquid nicotine companies about the dangers of friendly packaging

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A recent analysis showed there were a total of 8,269 e-cigarette and liquid nicotine exposures among children younger than 6 between January 2012 and April 2017, according to the FDA. If a kid mistakes vaping liquid for something like a juice box, it could "result in serious harm or even death". The FDA says it might file injunctions or seize products if the companies don't take action to address regulators' concerns. Read More »

US EPA sued by 17 states, DC over easing fuel-economy standards

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California Attorney General Xavier Becerra said May 1 he is filing a lawsuit challenging the Environmental Protection Agency's April 2 determination that the requirements for cars and light trucks are too stringent and must be revised. "The evidence is irrefutable: today's clean vehicle standards are achievable, science-based and a boon for hardworking American families". The Governor's Office said the 18 jurisdictions joining the legal action represent approximately 43 percent of the ... Read More »

Restaurant in Toronto Must Pay $10000 for Racial Profiling

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Presumably, this prompted him to verify with the employee if it was the restaurant's policy to request for prepayment. The group initially agreed, but Wickham had an inkling something was amiss and began questioning the other patrons to see if they'd been made to do the same. Read More »

Key Aspects to Watch Out: Celgene Corporation (CELG)

Pictet Bank & Trust Ltd who had been investing in Celgene Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $65.36B market cap company. Voya Investment Management LLC now owns 2,403,020 shares of the biopharmaceutical company's stock valued at $312,080,000 after buying an additional 87,393 shares during the last quarter. Read More »

Guitar-Maker Gibson Brands Files for Bankruptcy

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Gibson Guitar CEO Henry Juszkiewicz on the government's investigation into the wood used in its guitars. Its lenders woll advance the company $135 million according to Bloomberg . That's the part of the business Gibson is really known for. The filing names the branch as the main source of the company's problems. Fox has described the electronics business as having become "trapped in a vicious cycle in which it lacked the liquidity to buy inventory and drive sales". Read More »

GST mop-up for April Rs 1.03 lakh crore, says Finance Ministry

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The government mopped up Rs 1.03 lakh crore as GST collection in April, indicating stabilisation of the new indirect tax regime that was rolled out on July 1 a year ago. From 2018-19, the finance ministry shifted to a cash basis accounting system for GST, under which monthly collections are being reported on the first working day of the following month. Read More »

Under Armour (NYSE:UA) Upgraded at Deutsche Bank

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UAA has 11.09 million volume or 62.75% up from normal. It has 312.62M outstanding shares and 300.85M shares have been floated in market exchange. On a conference call with analysts, Chief Financial Officer David Bergman addressed concerns about Under Armour's expansion leading to higher inventory levels, which one analyst in a report called "out of control". Read More »

Starbucks' (SBUX) Overweight Rating Reiterated at Piper Jaffray

The stock grabbed 207 new institutional investments totaling 9,907,857 shares while 70 institutional investors sold out their entire positions totaling 4,345,090 shares. On Friday, January 26 the stock rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with "Hold". On Friday, December 22 the stock of Starbucks Corporation ( NASDAQ : SBUX ) has "Buy" rating given by Jefferies. Read More »

NBA Playoffs TV Schedule, Game 1 Time, Preview

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Brown averaged 20.5 points a game in the first six games against the Bucks before departing Game 7 with only two points due to injury. "He's done a good job of knowing when to roll and post and play an interior spot, and then knowing when to pop and space". Read More »

Christian addiction specialist welcomes new ban on cheap alcohol

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In 2016, Alcohol Focus Scotland alleged that the maximum recommended weekly intake of alcohol (14 units) could be bought for just £2.52 in Scotland. It takes the cost of a 70cl bottle of 37.5% vodka to no less than £13.13, four 440ml cans of 9% lager increase to a minimum of £7.92 and a 75cl bottle of 12.5% wine can be sold for no less than £4.69. Read More »

RSI Touches 39.23 For United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X)

AK Steel Holding Corporation's Average Earnings Estimate for the current quarter is $0.25, according to consensus of 14 analysts. Zacks Investment Research's sales calculations are a mean average based on a survey of sell-side research firms that cover United States Steel. Read More »

Sainsbury's CEO filmed singing after Asda deal

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Mr Coupe said: "It was an unfortunate choice of song" and apologised if he had offended anybody. "It was an unfortunate choice of song, from the musical 42nd Street which I saw past year and I apologise if I have offended anyone". The duo - the UK's number two and three supermarkets - said that the unified group would have combined revenues of £51 billion and boast a network of 2,800 Sainsbury's , Asda and Argos stores. Read More »

BP profits take City by surprise

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The London-based company said first-quarter underlying replacement cost profit rose to $2.6bn (£1.9bn) from $1.5bn in the same period a year earlier. Its recent history has been dominated by the... Payments for the 2010 oil spill were $1.6 billion in the quarter. "With these oil prices, we will now see net debt naturally start to decline and that will give an opportunity later this year for potential further distribution around buybacks or a conversation with the board around dividend", ... Read More »

Swiss Alps Snowstorm Kills at Least 4 Climbers

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Others in the group were said to be suffering from "mild hypothermia". At least six skiers died after getting caught up in a sudden storm in Swiss Alps, officials said on Tuesday. One person, a 59-year-old Italian national who was serving as a guide for the group, was found dead on the scene following a fall, police said. Police said nobody was harmed. Read More »

Spurs Rumors: Kawhi Leonard roundup for April 30

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San Antonio Spurs superstar Kawhi Leonard was spotted in New York City for the first time since reports surfaced that he was in the Big Apple to rehab his lingering right quad injury. That's almost two full seasons of games missed in seven years. The Spurs forward will ask the team to practice less intensely when he meets with his bosses this offseason, an anonymous National Basketball Association executive told The New York Daily News' Frank Isola on Thursday. Read More »

Phillips 66 (PSX) Receives $103.82 Average Target Price from Brokerages

The stock increased 1.47% or GBX 14.3 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 986.4. About 2.06 million shares traded. It has underperformed by 36.92% the S&P500. Shares of NYSE:PSX traded down $0.55 during midday trading on Friday , hitting $97.22. On 12/13/2016 Chukwuemeka A. Oyolu, VP, sold 3,574 with an average share price of $88.12 per share and the total transaction amounting to $314,940.88. Read More »

Virgin Hyperloop One and DP World Plan Cargo Shipping Business

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DP World and the USA -based Virgin Hyperloop One introduced their vision for the future of on demand freight transportation at an event hosted by Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, DP World Group Chairman and CEO, and Sir Richard Branson, Virgin Group Founder and Virgin Hyperloop One Chairman, on board the Queen Elizabeth 2 on Sunday. Read More »

'No excise duty cut on fuels for now'

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According to OGRA, the prices of petrol should be taken up by Rs3.22 per litre, diesel to Rs5.2, kerosene oil Rs6.97 and light diesel by Rs6.95. This is despite the fact that notified GST rate on HSD at present was 27.5pc, 17pc on kerosene, 16.5pc on light diesel oil (LDO) and 21.5pc on petrol. Read More »

As Coca (KO) Stock Value Declined, Rathbone Brothers Plc Upped Its Holding

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The stock decreased 0.12% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $43.26. About 149,476 shares traded. The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) has risen 1.35% since April 30, 2017 and is uptrending. Intact Investment Management Inc sold 11,100 shares as the company's stock declined 5.92% with the market. The company's shares were given away at $45 per share worth to an income of some $84,735 on account of Mann Jennifer K. Read More »

Inflation puts pressure on Fed to raise rates

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US consumer prices accelerated in the year to March, with a measure of underlying inflation surging to near the Federal Reserve's 2 percent target as last year's weak readings dropped out of the calculation. Purchases rose 0.4 percent from the prior month, the Commerce Department figures showed - but consumer spending grew at a 1.1 percent annualized rate between January and March, which was the slowest in almost five years. Read More »

Telstra tackles network outage

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One Triple M Coffs Harbour listener, Hugh Jars alerted us to the outage via Facebook. The company tweeted that the outage is affecting 4G but not 3G. We're working to fix an issue impacting some 4G voice calls. It's bad timing for the company, with it recently announcing the launch of its first unlimited data smartphone plan. Read More »

Amazon to turn old downtown post office into tech hub

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The online retail giant now employs more than 1,000 researchers and engineers in Vancouver, primarily creating new products and services for the company's worldwide retail business and Amazon Web Services. Amazon is considering Toronto as a location for its second headquarters. "Folks across the country are ready to take on the jobs of tomorrow and help companies like yours (Amazon) shape the future - a future where innovation drives economic growth and helps improve the lives of middle class ... Read More »

US Inflation Hit Federal Reserve's 2% Target in March

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Fed officials are widely expecting the inflation will go up this year and stabilize around the central bank's 2-percent target over the medium term, based on optimistic economic outlook. Core inflation has now reached the median of Fed officials' projections from their March 20-21 meeting, which saw core inflation at 1.9% by the fourth quarter. Read More »

Dublin's Connolly Station closed due to security alert

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Dublin Connolly, one of the country's busiest train stations, has reopened after earlier being evacuated and closed due to a security alert. Houses in the area have also been emptied and the area cordened off until further notice. Security alert lifted, Connolly Station reopening after Army attended to suspect item, historic in nature. DART, Northern Commuter and Maynooth Commuter are operating as normal but are not stopping at Connolly. Read More »

DFS Furniture (DFS) Stock Rating Upgraded by Jefferies Group

On Friday, December 15 the company was maintained by Numis Securities. Guggenheim maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Thursday, January 11 report. The stock decreased 0.02% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $40.3. About 96,854 shares traded. Since April 30, 2017 HAT has 0.00% and is. Read More »

Sprint and T-Mobile to merge in $26.5 billion deal

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John Legere, the current president and CEO of T-Mobile US will serve as Chief Executive Officer, and Mike Sievert, current COO of T-Mobile, will serve as president and COO of the combined company. "So never say never". However, it's likely we know more about performance quality once the shift actually happens. Analysts aren't sure whether Washington's new focus on 5G will be enough to overcome the basic antitrust analysis that waylaid prior deals. Read More »

WPP's Read reviewing structure as results boost shares

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The shares surged as much as 9.7 per cent, the most intraday since December 2008, and were up 8.1 percent at 1,241 pence as of 11:10 a.m.in London. Analysts spoken to by Reuters said the team of Read and Scott, backed by Quarta, finance director Paul Richardson and transformation officer Lindsay Pattison, had presented a joined up strategy while the improved results will boost sentiment. Read More »

Advisory Services Network LLC Raises Holdings in McDonald's Co. (MCD)

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Teachers Insurance & Annuity Association of America reduced its position in shares of McDonald's Co. McDonald's (NYSE: MCD ) last released its earnings results on Tuesday, January 30th. RIOT's SI was 2.47 million shares in April as released by FINRA. During Q4 2017 the big money sentiment increased to 0.88. A number of other large investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in MCD. Read More »

Xerox-Fujifilm Deal Blocked By Judge

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Fujifilm , once a major photographic film company, has largely shifted its operations to medical equipment and drugs after the company experienced shrinking demand for film amid the emergence of digital cameras and smartphones. "Beyond that, we still have a lot of value to create at Xerox and I intend to focus my efforts there". Fujifilm said it would consider all options, including whether to appeal against the decision. Read More »

General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) Shorts Declined By 2.59%

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Hoertkorn Richard Charles who had been investing in General Electric Co for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $119.75B market cap company. Private Wealth Partners Llc increased Apple Inc (AAPL) stake by 1.78% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Hikari Power Limited reported 75,200 shares. Mcrae Cap Mgmt reported 30,948 shs. Read More »

(MRK) Stake Lowered by Valley National Advisers Inc

The stock increased 2.35% or $0.33 during the last trading session, reaching $14.38. (NYSE: MRK ) has declined 14.94% since April 28, 2017 and is downtrending. Headinvest Ltd Llc reported 25,925 shares. (NYSE:MRK). Condor Capital Mngmt holds 4,630 shares. The company reported $0.98 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.94 by $0.04. Read More »

Marathon Petroleum to Buy Andeavor for More Than $20 Billion

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MPC has also 3.29 million shares volume. Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) has risen 1.98% since April 29, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 11.55% the S&P500. Societe Generale cut shares of Marathon Oil Corp. from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Friday , September 9th. First Manhattan holds 0.01% or 17,474 shares in its portfolio. Read More »

Clear, warm weather continues through the week

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Lows will be in the upper 40s with northeast winds 5 to 10 miles per hour. Monday will be sunny and warm with temperatures breaking 80. We were in the mid and upper 70s on Saturday but we will only be in the mid and upper 60s on Sunday . Read More »

(CVX) Expected to Announce Earnings of $1.48 Per Share

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NYSE CVX traded up $2.40 on Tuesday, hitting $126.62. Owens-Illinois, Inc. (OI) has risen 6.62% since April 28, 2017 and is uptrending. CVX underperformed by 3.67% the S&P500. Since April 17, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 insider sale for $3.11 million activity. Among 23 analysts covering Hess Corp. General Electric Company had 101 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Read More »

Solo: A Star Wars Story featurette offers cast interviews and new footage

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Solo has been rumoured to have been a tumultuous shoot, with Ron Howard coming aboard mid-shoot after co-directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller ( The LEGO Movie ) were dropped from the film. But, he eventually takes a different route. There's intense scenes of battle, as well as Han and Chewie leaping onto a moving train. Howard summed up the film as a rites of passage. Read More »