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The BoE's Monetary Policy Committee stuck to its view from last month that interest rates were only likely to need to rise gradually. The pound was near the day's highs on Thursday after data showing that rose at a far faster pace than expected last month as investors awaited the outcome of the Bank of England's monetary policy meeting later in the day.
  • Sports Direct Shares Fall As Profit More Than Halves

    Sports Direct Shares Fall As Profit More Than Halves

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    Shares fell as much as 7% in early trading. Excluding acquisitions, disposals and on a currency neutral basis, revenue increased by 1.2%. Underlying pre-tax profits rose 22.9 per cent to £88 million, but reported pre-tax profits tumbled 67.3 per cent to £45 million, reportedly due to "fair value adjustments and transitional factors such as the disposal of assets".
  • ADB Sees Higher Growth for China in 2017, 2018

    ADB Sees Higher Growth for China in 2017, 2018

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    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has upgraded its Philippine growth forecasts for this year and the next on account of infrastructure investments as well as strong household consumption. "Unexpectedly strong expansion in Central, East, and Southeast Asia more than offsets a downward adjustment to growth for South Asia", the report said.
  • Oil Prices Jump Above $65 - First Since 2015

    Oil Prices Jump Above $65 - First Since 2015

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    US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures CLc1 were at $58.38 a barrel, up 39 cents, or 0.7 percent, from their last settlement. Brent crude futures, the worldwide benchmark for oil prices, were at $62.81 a barrel, up 37c, or 0.6% from their last close.
  • Analyst Stock Recommendations For Endeavour Silver Corp. (EXK), MGM Resorts International (MGM)

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    The stock decreased 1.00% or $0.43 during the last trading session, reaching $42.41. About 2.85 million shares traded. Metropolitan Life Insurance Ny has invested 0% in MGM Resorts International ( NYSE : MGM ). Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 83.01% of the company's stock. Waterfront Capital Partners Llc increased Home Depot Inc ( NYSE :HD) stake by 22,946 shares to 95,000 valued at $14.57 million in 2017Q2.
  • Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Getting Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Report Finds

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    First Bank & Trust owns 95,982 shares. Common (TGT)'s stock declined 14.90%. During the same quarter a year ago, the firm earned $1.68 earnings per share. It last reported revenues of $3.17 billion and EPS of $1.11 for the September 2017, representing -7% top-line growth and 1.05 EPS growth. The company reported $1.90 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.80 by $0.10.
  • Laredo Petroleum's (LPI) Buy Rating Reiterated at Piper Jaffray Companies

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    Among 32 analysts covering Laredo Petroleum Holdings Inc (NYSE:LPI), 14 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 16 Hold. The rating has been revealed in a research note on Tuesday, 10 October. (NYSE:LPI). 88,805 are held by Century Companies. Tph Asset Mgmt Ltd reported 1.53M shares. The Price to Cash Flow for Laredo Petroleum, Inc. The company has market cap of $2.50 billion.
  • Mylan (MYL) Coverage Initiated by Analysts at Guggenheim

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    Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 1,878,103 shares of the company's stock valued at $58,917,000 after acquiring an additional 275,714 shares in the last quarter. The stock has a consensus rating of "Buy" and a consensus target price of $42.41. Mylan N.V. ( MYL ) has made its way to a 12-month gain of 5.82%. The counter witnessed a trading volume of 0.24 million shares versus an average volume of 0.41 million shares during last trading session.
  • CBA admits some guilt ahead of court case

    CBA admits some guilt ahead of court case

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    Some of the machines were located in East Perth, with AUSTRAC alleging staff there attempted to alert senior officials about a questionable $30,000 cash deposit made in April 2015. The bank also denied more than 100 allegations, including claims concerning ongoing customer due diligence requirements and suspicious matter reports.
  • The Best Nasdaq Stock Today

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    Receive News & Ratings Via Email - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings with our FREE daily email newsletter. ( HMNY ). Operating margin and profit margin both measure the efficiency of a firm by comparing profits against costs at three different spots on an income statement .
  • Technical Scrutiny: Urban Outfitters, Inc. (URBN), Endo International plc (ENDP)

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    The stock decreased 0.16% or $0.14 during the last trading session, reaching $85.4. About 415,600 shares traded. Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) has risen 5.92% since December 12, 2016 and is uptrending. Personal Capital Advisors owns 0.55% invested in Lowe's Companies, Inc. Horizon Kinetics Limited Liability stated it has 21,985 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings.
  • Blackstone Group LP (BX) Shares Bought by BB&T Securities LLC

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    The Grassi Investment Management holds 66,750 shares with $2.23 million value, down from 155,675 last quarter. It has outperformed by 3.79% the S&P500. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Wednesday, October 11 by SunTrust. Taking a look at a stock's average volume - in the long, medium and short terms - is helpful for understanding investor sentiment and trading activity.
  • Cheniere Energy, Inc. (NYSE:LNG) Closes at $47.85, Underpriced by 15.1%

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    Fairview Capital Inv Ltd Com owns 1.77 million shares or 5.64% of their USA portfolio. The current price change puts the market capitalization at $11.25 bln. The rating was initiated by Bernstein on Wednesday, May 11 with "Market Perform". (NYSEAMERICAN:LNG) on Wednesday, February 8 with "Outperform" rating.
  • Rite Aid Corporation (RAD)- Hot Watch List After Analysts Reviews

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    RAD price is down almost -384.53% from its 52-week high price of $8.77 a share but is up about 23.76% from its 52-week low price of $1.38 a share. About 3.82 million shares traded. Atlas Browninc stated it has 103,000 shares. Utah Retirement System holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE: RAD ) for 192,500 shares.
  • Lam Research Corporation (LRCX)

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    About 2.03 million shares traded. At the time of writing, Lam Research Corp ( LRCX ) has a 14-day ATR of 6.61. XELB's profit will be $1.29 million for 8.93 P/E if the $0.07 EPS becomes a reality. The firm has "Hold" rating by Oppenheimer given on Wednesday, June 14. Lam Research presently has a consensus rating of "Buy" and a consensus price target of $212.99.
  • Man due in court over Mulhuddart shooting

    Man due in court over Mulhuddart shooting

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    Lynn Doyle and her 8-month-old baby John who is recovering in hospital after being blasted with a shotgun. He allegedly pointed a gun at a man's head and said "I'll bury you forever", a court heard. Garda Jones said the baby has gunshot pellets in his leg and is in Temple St. Children's Hospital being treated for a broken ankle. He has been charged with unlawful possession of a shotgun and making a threat to kill and was remanded in custody this evening with consent to bail.
  • Marathon Patent Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:MARA)

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    The stock remained 4.89% unpredictable for the week and 8.24% for the month. Marathon Patent Grou (NASDAQ: MARA ) shares traded down -7.94% during most recent session. Therefore stocks with higher earnings growth should offer the highest capital gains. Often, a boost in the volume of a stock is a harbinger of a price jump, either up or down.
  • Confirmed: Celtic lineup v Hamilton at Celtic Park

    Confirmed: Celtic lineup v Hamilton at Celtic Park

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    Hamilton boss Martin Canning admitted the quick response from Celtic to the leveller had killed the game but was left to rue missed opportunities to test them in the second half. "Since our first pre-season game, we've been training, playing, training, playing - right the way through to now". It was the first time they had won three games in a row in 2017 and they will look to extend that run when they travel to take on Hibs today.
  • Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE:DRI) Stake Raised by Sei Investments Co

    Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE:DRI) Stake Raised by Sei Investments Co

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    Tradition Capital Management Llc decreased its stake in Citizens Finl Group Inc (CFG) by 22.88% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. (NYSE:DRI)'s near-term growth potential. Huntington Comml Bank reported 1,552 shares stake. Darden Restaurants's payout ratio is 64.62%. Baillie Gifford & owns 6.09 million shares for 0.6% of their portfolio.
  • Zidane focused on Club World Cup despite looming Clasico

    Zidane focused on Club World Cup despite looming Clasico

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    Al Jazira goalkeeper Ali Khaseif made several hard saves before being substituted with an apparent injury early in the second half. Real failed to hit back in the final stages of the first half and went into the break trailing by the lone goal.
  • Apple Buys Song-Recognition App Shazam

    Apple Buys Song-Recognition App Shazam

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    As a tech behemoth, Apple aims to be a similarly omnipresent utility in its customers' lives. Besides these factors, the key attraction for Apple in seeking out Shazam could well be the app's augmented reality (AR) capability. Music has always been a major part of Apple's business. "We meant to launch it next year, but after reports that Apple is going to buy Shazam came out, we chose to go ahead and introduce it today", Deezer's Chief Commercial Officer Golan Shaked said at a press ...
  • Pack the Back Donations Presented to Salvation Army

    Pack the Back Donations Presented to Salvation Army

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    The charity is encouraging people to add an extra toy to their shopping list so that families struggling to buy a gift for their children can ensure there is a surprise under the Christmas tree. Holyoke's Salvation Army chairperson Ann McConnell said , "We couldn't be more happy with the turnout". Today, a check was presented to the Captain of the Salvation Army on behalf of the Lions Club.
  • Cineworld Group (CINE) Earns

    Cineworld Group (CINE) Earns "Hold" Rating from Numis Securities

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    The company was maintained on Thursday, February 4 by Shore Capital. The firm has "Sell" rating by Shore Capital given on Wednesday, May 3. The stock of Mitie Group plc (LON:MTO) earned "Sell" rating by Peel Hunt on Monday, November 21. About 34,272 shares traded. Envestnet Asset Inc reported 16,511 shares stake. Putnam Invests Lc stated it has 0.41% in Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD).
  • Dow Jones, S&P 500 end at record highs

    Dow Jones, S&P 500 end at record highs

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    In afternoon trading, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 0.13 per cent, at 24,360.73, the S&P 500 had gained 0.23 per cent, to 2,657.64 and the Nasdaq Composite had added 0.46 per cent, to 6,871.67. British shares rose on a weaker pound, rising oil prices and growing confidence in the financial sector. Finisar increased $5.81 to $25.11. The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index lost 0.01 percent.
  • EU Signs Off On Easyjet Takeover Of Air Berlin Assets

    EU Signs Off On Easyjet Takeover Of Air Berlin Assets

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    The European Union said Friday it was concerned about the impact on competition of German airline Lufthansa's plan to take over routes operated by failed rival Air Berlin. Air Berlin filed for insolvency in August, with a deadline for bids for the sale of its assets by mid September. The Commission has confirmed that there are no competition concerns relating to this agreement and easyJet now expects to complete the transaction in the near future.
  • Follow these safety tips for your Christmas tree

    Follow these safety tips for your Christmas tree

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    He says holiday decorations , Christmas trees , candles and cooking all contribute to making December one of the leading months for home fires. Christmas trees can be a big fire hazard. But there are some things you can do to make sure your tree doesn't catch on fire. A spokesperson said, "Residential fires during the holiday season are more frequent, more costly, and more deadly than at other times of the year".
  • George Clooney Net Worth: How Much Money Does Actor Actually Have?

    George Clooney Net Worth: How Much Money Does Actor Actually Have?

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    When they got there, they found a black suitcase in front of each of their table settings, and George wasted no time in explaining what was inside them. The proud parents reportedly handed out noise-cancelling headphones to fellow passengers on an airplane to England in order for them to cope with the 6-month-old twins joining their flight, according to People .
  • Comedian cancels entire tour

    Comedian cancels entire tour

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    The Bolton-born comedian was set to kick off his much anticipated tour in Birmingham on 21 April, 2018 but has now announced that he's not only calling off all United Kingdom tour dates but also dropping his entire work schedule. The 44-year-old was due to start his first tour in eight years next April. Announcing the news during the 2017 BBC One Children In Need appeal show, he also pledged his support to the charity by auctioning tickets to a one-off intimate gig in Blackpool next summer.
  • Target to buy grocery app Shipt, vows same-day delivery by end

    Target to buy grocery app Shipt, vows same-day delivery by end

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    Target's plan is to have a same-day delivery offering in nearly all stores and all major cities across the USA by the 2018 holiday season. How can guests start getting same-day delivery from Target using Shipt? It's another example of big retailers across the country investing in tech-fueled fast delivery services as they bolster their e-commerce businesses and fend off Amazon .
  • Comerica Bank Has $1.12 Million Holdings in Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (TEVA)

    Comerica Bank Has $1.12 Million Holdings in Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (TEVA)

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    Analysts await Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (NYSE:TEVA) to report earnings on February, 12. Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (NYSE:TEVA) has declined 41.70% since December 13, 2016 and is downtrending. The stock has a market capitalization of $16,703.04, a price-to-earnings ratio of 3.80 and a beta of 0.55. The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, December 12th.
  • PepsiCo reserves 100 Tesla electric Semi trucks

    PepsiCo reserves 100 Tesla electric Semi trucks

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    Following the Palo Alto Calif. -based company's public unveiling of the all-electric truck last month, a handful of the world's largest corporations have been lining up for pre-orders, with $287 billion retailer Wal-Mart Stores Inc. On the other hand existing worldwide CV makers, like Navistar global Corp (NAV.N) and Volkswagen AG's Truck and Bus, have also been working for launching their electric medium duty truck by late 2019, while Daimler AG has already delivered the first batch of a ...
  • Advisors Asset Management Inc. Has $808000 Stake in Range Resources Corporation (RRC)

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    One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have assigned a hold rating, ten have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. Seaport Global downgraded Antero Resources Corporation (NYSE:AR) on Friday, December 9 to "Accumulate" rating. The stock ended last trade at 19.00 a share and the price is up more than -19.66% so far this year.
  • Stocks within Assessment: ASML Holding NV (ASML), Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (WBA)

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    The Gross Margin Score is calculated by looking at the Gross Margin and the overall stability of the company over the course of 8 years. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 16,415 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $1,105,878.55. The most recent open market insider trade was Automatic Sell of 2,736 shares on a day where the closing price was 67.37.
  • Mobile gets into paid TV market

    Mobile gets into paid TV market

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    Layer3 TV's broadband-delivered subscription TV service is now available in five USA cities: Denver (where the company is based), L.A., Chicago, Washington D.C., and Dallas/Ft. T-Mobile is the carrier everyone else is watching out for. "And worse, they have no real choice but to simply take it-the crappy customer service, clunky technology and outrageous bills loaded with fees", T-Mobile CEO John Legere said in a press release .
  • Number of Scots unemployed rises despite UK-wide fall

    Number of Scots unemployed rises despite UK-wide fall

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    The total number of people unemployed in the United Kingdom now stands at nearly 1.43 million after a fall of 26,000. And while the latest data from the Office for National Statistics ( ONS ) revealed a fall in the jobless total across the United Kingdom, this rose by 8,000 north of the border over the three-month period.
  • U.S. consumer inflation up 0.4 pct due to surging gasoline prices

    U.S. consumer inflation up 0.4 pct due to surging gasoline prices

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    Soaring gasoline prices drove USA wholesale inflation higher in November, with one measure hitting its second straight five-year record high, according to government data released Tuesday. "The pickup over the year will be welcomed by the Fed as an indication that inflation is gradually moving up", said Sarah House, an economist at Wells Fargo Securities.
  • 'It's going to get worse': Shipping delays threaten to ruin Christmas

    'It's going to get worse': Shipping delays threaten to ruin Christmas

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    And UPS employees encourage customers to ship packages now. For the total season, FedEx expects between 380 to 400 million packages shipped, said Adam Synder, spokesman for FedEx . The first to arrive was FedEx on December 12. Priority Mail Service must be in by December 20 and First Class Mail Service by December 19. Friday, Dec.