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Based on January 15th closing prices for both Informa and UBM, this represents a 30 percent premium. It is expected that the combined group would be 65.5% owned by Informa shareholders, and 34.5% owned by UBM shareholders. The proposed deal would create a leading B2B Information Services Group and address an industry trend towards increased operating scaleand industry specialisation.
  • Milestone Group Inc. Has $361000 Position in Wells Fargo & Co

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    Wells Fargo & Company was covered by a number of analysts recently, 7 rated the stock as Buy, 8 rated Outperform, 14 rated Hold, 2 gave an Underperform and 2 rated sell. Capital Invest Counsel has invested 0.39% of its portfolio in Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC ). The financial services provider reported $1.03 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.01 by $0.02.
  • Express Scripts (ESRX) Hits New 12-Month High at $80.35

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    On Friday, January 20 the stock rating was upgraded by Wedbush to "Outperform". The stock of General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) earned "Buy" rating by TheStreet on Tuesday, July 21. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Outperform" on Tuesday, November 3. The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Tuesday, June 7 by Bank of America.
  • Akamai Technologies (AKAM) Upgraded to Strong-Buy by BidaskClub

    Akamai Technologies (AKAM) Upgraded to Strong-Buy by BidaskClub

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    About 1.04M shares traded. Akamai Technologies, Inc. (AKAM ) has declined 6.51% since January 15, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 23.21% the S&P500. They expect $0.45 earnings per share, down 18.18% or $0.10 from last year's $0.55 per share. AKAM's profit will be $76.12M for 36.40 P/E if the $0.45 EPS becomes a reality.
  • The South Korean Petition against Bitcoin crackdown reaches 200000 signatures

    The South Korean Petition against Bitcoin crackdown reaches 200000 signatures

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    As per the South Korean news agency Yonhap, revealed that, "The proposed ban of crypto exchanges which the Korean justice minister now mentioned is one of the measures assigned by the justice minister to limit speculation". China also reported to be cracking down even further on cryptocoin trading Bloomberg reported Monday that China was planning to block domestic access not only to Chinese platforms but to offshore ones as well.
  • Comparable Company Analysis: Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)

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    Foundation Resource Management Inc who had been investing in Exxon Mobil for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $367.82 billion market cap company. Stonebridge Cap Management Incorporated holds 3.5% in Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE: XOM ) or 113,437 shares. Analysts have given a mean recommendation of 2.80 on this stock (A rating of less than 2 means buy, "hold" within the 3 range, "sell" within the 4 range, and "strong sell" within the 5 range).
  • Chelsea approach West Ham about signing forward Andy Carroll

    Chelsea approach West Ham about signing forward Andy Carroll

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    Quite the time for Burke to score his first goal for West Ham, and it prevented some humiliation for Moyes to deal with on the back of their 4-1 thrashing of Huddersfield on Saturday. "Chicharito had the flu", Moyes said . I'm more keen to add players to the squad. "They are key players for us and they are players who can make a difference".
  • Hartsuyker slams 'crackpots' wanting to change Aus Day date

    Hartsuyker slams 'crackpots' wanting to change Aus Day date

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    Some indigenous people regard the idea of commemorating Australia Day on January 26, when the British arrived in 1788, as "Invasion Day". "The Aboriginal people, Indigenous people, Torres Strait Islanders, people who have come from England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Greece, Italy, China, Japan, the Arctic Circle - I don't care".
  • Sydney Trains set for another meltdown today

    Sydney Trains set for another meltdown today

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    Sydney's controversial new timetable (which was implemented in November) combined with staff shortages and a failure by train management to guarantee fair conditions and pay led to the industrial action. One million passengers use the network every day. "None of us actually want to come out and hurt the community". "It's ridiculous that in a city like Sydney we have a timetable that is so poorly designed that it may struggle to get commuters to and home from work on Monday because of these ...
  • Former Home and Away actresses Jessica Falkholt dies

    Former Home and Away actresses Jessica Falkholt dies

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    Her death comes after hundreds mourners gathered in Sydney's inner-west on Tuesday to farewell her parents, Lars and Vivian , and sister, Annabelle . The Falkholts' family auto was hit by a four-wheel drive near Ulladulla on 26 December. Annabelle died three days later but Jessica clung to life in a medically induced coma until her life support machine was switched off last Thursday night.
  • IDFC Bank, Capital First announce the merger; What's in it for shareholders

    IDFC Bank, Capital First announce the merger; What's in it for shareholders

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    The regulatory filing said the board has appointed Bipin Gemani as the interim Chief Financial Officer and key Managerial Personnel of the bank with effect from January 13. According to the deal, Capital First Chairman and Managing Director V Vaidyanathan will be leading the new entity as the MD & CEO . That is a premium to Capital First's Friday closing price of Rs837.50 or equal to market capitalisation of Rs8,300 crore, according to Reuters's calculation.
  • Shell Gives North Sea Shot in Arm With Field Redevelopment

    Shell Gives North Sea Shot in Arm With Field Redevelopment

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    Andy Brown , who runs Shell's upstream oil and gas business, said the project is "another example of how we are unlocking development opportunities, with lower costs". The project - Shell's first manned investment in the North Sea in almost three decades - is expected to stay competitive if the price of crude oil stays above $40 per barrel, UPI reported.
  • Dow Erases Gains After Hitting 26000 for 1st Time

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    The latest 1,000 point milestone move broke the previous record of 23 sessions when the Dow moved from 24,000 to 25,000 points. Earnings and corporate news were still in focus during the first trading day of the holiday-shortened week, with Citigroup , UnitedHealth , Comerica , and CSX some other major brands set to publish their latest quarterly results.
  • GE Expects $6.2 Billion Charge After Reviewing Insurance Reserve

    GE Expects $6.2 Billion Charge After Reviewing Insurance Reserve

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    Ing Groep Nv who had been investing in Fedex Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $72.30 billion market cap company. General Electric has a one year low of $17.25 and a one year high of $31.45. California Employees Retirement Systems accumulated 111,111 shares. Wedgewood Inc Pa stated it has 19,616 shares or 0.4% of all its holdings. Finally, NorthRock Partners LLC boosted its stake in shares of General Electric by 0.9% in the 2nd quarter.
  • Ferrero buys Nestle' US candy business (3)

    Ferrero buys Nestle' US candy business (3)

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    The company said it remains committed to its worldwide chocolate business, including its KitKat brand. Nestle's US candy business represents about 3 percent of the USA group sales, around $900 million. Nestle said Ferrero will acquire more than 20 of its US confectionery brands, allowing the company to focus on non-candy products from its USA division like pet products, bottled water, coffee, frozen food and baby nutrition.
  • UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH), HSBC Holdings plc — Trending Stocks Alert

    UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH), HSBC Holdings plc — Trending Stocks Alert

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    Over the last three months, insiders have sold 34,630 shares of company stock valued at $7,669,416. RSP Permian, Inc. (RSPP) has risen 25.82% since January 16, 2017 and is uptrending. Also, Director Gail R. Wilensky sold 5,600 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Wednesday, November 29th. 15,000 shares were sold by BURKE RICHARD T , worth $2.88 million.
  • McDonald's sets recycling goals for 2025

    McDonald's sets recycling goals for 2025

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    McDonald's Corp said on Tuesday it is responding to customers' No. 1 request by setting goals for switching to environmentally friendly packaging materials and offering recycling in all of its restaurants. "Working with different municipalities to put the infrastructure in place is going to be the most complex piece of work that we do", DeBiase said. Sheila Bonini, senior vice president for the WWF's private sector engagement program, said McDonald's announcement reflects "strong ...
  • Bank of America Corp (BAC) Shares Sold by ZWJ Investment Counsel Inc

    Bank of America Corp (BAC) Shares Sold by ZWJ Investment Counsel Inc

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    Northpointe Capital Llc who had been investing in Bank Amer Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $326.90 billion market cap company. Zacks Investment Mngmt has 0.41% invested in Bank of America Corporation (NYSE: BAC ). Kentucky-based Hl Fin Svcs Ltd Liability Corporation has invested 0.01% in Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR).
  • Bitcoin Just Crashed 20%, Hitting Its Lowest Level Since December

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    Elsewhere in the cryptocurrency space, deVere Group , an independent financial advisor with $12 billion under advisement, announced plans to launch its own cryptocurrency app . He said: "All government ministries agree on the need for a government response to an overheating in cryptocurrency speculation and for a degree of regulation ".
  • Monster Hunter World's First Review Score is Almost Perfect

    Monster Hunter World's First Review Score is Almost Perfect

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    The high score for Monster Hunter World kicks off an impressive 2018, with there being plenty of games over the next year to look forward to. The console will cost €450 including the controller and the game. The Glacier White PS4 Pro will be available for the first time as a standalone console, so look for it exclusively in GameStop stores at the end of this month for $399.99 USD (MSRP).
  • Google expands cloud infrastructure with new submarine cables

    Google expands cloud infrastructure with new submarine cables

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    The subsea cables, Curie, Havfrue and the Hong Kong-Guam Cable system (HK-G) will further improve Google's already sprawling network across the globe. This cable, called Havfrue - Danish for mermaid - will be built by TE SubCom and is expected to come online by the end of 2019. Including the three planned for construction in the coming years, Google now has direct investment in eleven cables.
  • (Update) No more confrontational diplomacy, says Najib of ties with Singapore

    (Update) No more confrontational diplomacy, says Najib of ties with Singapore

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    The OpCo will pay a concession fee to the two countries in exchange for the right to collect fare revenue from operating the RTS link. "Both governments will jointly appoint an operating company (OpCo) to own, design, build, finance, operate, maintain and renew the RTS Link's operating assets such as trains, tracks, systems".
  • US lawmakers urge AT&T to cut commercial ties with Huawei

    US lawmakers urge AT&T to cut commercial ties with Huawei

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    Members in the House and Senate want the carrier to stop collaborating with the China-based smartphone maker on 5G wireless standards, and want AT&T to stop selling low-priced Huawei phones through Cricket, its prepaid sub-brand. This week, two Republicans have introduced a bill barring the United States government from using or contracting either Huawei or fellow Chinese tech giant ZTE .
  • Citigroup Posts Big Loss on New Tax Law -- Earnings Review

    Citigroup Posts Big Loss on New Tax Law -- Earnings Review

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    Bank of America , the second-biggest U.S. lender, and investment banking house Goldman Sachs Group are expected to report fourth-quarter results tomorrow. Citigroup's Common Equity Tier 1 (CET1) Capital ratio was 12.3%, down from 13.0% sequentially, driven primarily by the return of capital to common shareholders and the impact of tax reform.
  • Premier Foods' growth led by global sales ... and mince pies

    Premier Foods' growth led by global sales ... and mince pies

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    On Monday, the company said any talks with third parties it has had as part of an ongoing review had not gone beyond an "exploratory stage". Premier Foods - which is also behind Ambrosia custard and Bisto gravy - reported a 4 per cent rise in sales over its third quarter to December 30, helping overall sales rise 2.6 per cent so far in its year to date.
  • BP to take $1.7bn charge on Deepwater Horizon spill

    BP to take $1.7bn charge on Deepwater Horizon spill

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    The oil giant said it expects to spread the impact of the charge over multiple years. Brian Gilvary , BP's chief financial officer, said: "With the claims facility's work very almost done, we now have better visibility into the remaining liability".
  • Manx Telecom's (MANX)

    Manx Telecom's (MANX) "Buy" Rating Reiterated at Liberum Capital

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    The Paradigm Financial Advisors Llc holds 19,228 shares with $4.89M value, down from 22,079 last quarter. Wells Fargo now has $308.01B valuation. The stock increased 1.33% or $0.37 during the last trading session, reaching $28.09. Therefore 57% are positive. They presently have a GBX 275 ($3.73) price target on the stock. $58.52's average target is -6.44% below currents $62.55 stock price.
  • Hess Corp Stock in 2017 Q3 Driven by Institutional Investors

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    The company operates in the Energy sector with a market capitalization of 16.87 Million. Hess Corporation (HES ) exchanged hands at an unexpectedly high level of 5.52 million shares over the course of the day. Cibc Ww Mkts has invested 1.56% of its portfolio in Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL). Winslow Evans And Crocker holds 0.04% or 1,276 shares in its portfolio.
  • DC-area forecast: Light snow tonight into Wednesday, warmer by the weekend

    DC-area forecast: Light snow tonight into Wednesday, warmer by the weekend

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    Wednesday's highs aren't expected to reach above freezing temperatures, while much warmer and sunshine are expected this weekend . Snow will be steady and add up to an inch or two. Temperatures will moderate a bit as we continue into the week, with highs back to average by Friday and Saturday of next weekend . FRIDAY NIGHT: Mostly clear skies and cold temperatures continue, with a low of 32 degrees.
  • Patterson-UTI Energy (PTEN) Coverage Initiated at Stephens

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    The Price T Rowe Associates Inc holds 6.77 million shares with $243.47M value, up from 6.61 million last quarter. Chilton Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Crown Castle Intl Corp New for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $42.08 billion market cap company.
  • Inflation falls back in December from near six-year high

    Inflation falls back in December from near six-year high

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    Despite December's fall in CPI, everyday prices still rose more rapidly across the United Kingdom as a whole in 2017 than in France, Germany and the wider European Union. The big gains in core inflation were driven by the rising cost of rental accommodation and healthcare. The rate of retail food inflation during December stood at 4.49 per cent on an year-on-year basis, against 4.35 per cent the previous month.
  • Ireland braces for snow and flooding as polar air mass arrives

    Ireland braces for snow and flooding as polar air mass arrives

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    A yellow warning has been issued by the Met Office for northern parts of the United Kingdom from Monday with frequent and heavy hail and snow showers set to affect millions of people, with those in Scotland and Northern Ireland most likely to face the brunt of the wintery weather.
  • Lexington Realty Trust (LXP) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts

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    Quantitative Systematic Strategies Limited Liability Company reported 0.21% stake. 796,347 shares of the company's stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 992,811. Lincluden Management Ltd increased Telus Corp. stake by 104,860 shares to 1.26 million valued at $45.41 million in 2017Q3. Federal Realty Investment Trust (NYSE:FRT) now has a Montier C-score of 4.00000.
  • Taxpayers face hefty bill to pick up pieces from Carillion collapse

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    Carillion chairman Philip Green said: 'This is a very sad day for Carillion , for our colleagues, suppliers and customers that we have been proud to serve over many years. Hedge funds had been betting against the company as far back as 2015, but that number peaked following the firm's first profit warning previous year.
  • Air India to be split into four entities before sale

    Air India to be split into four entities before sale

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    The move is aimed at addressing concerns over day-today management of some of the private carriers with foreign airlines as partners where shareholders were not really with the Indian owners despite the government rules mandating so. It had been reported earlier that the government is seeking to provide the airline employees options of joining public sector companies. The possibility of having a is also under consideration, sources said while adding that a final decision is yet to be made.
  • The St. Joe Company (NYSE:JOE): A Look at Technicals & Valuation

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    Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) has declined 2.76% since January 15, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 42.38% the S&P500. The stock of Ryman Hospitality Properties, Inc. 1832 Asset Management Lp who had been investing in Statoil Asa for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $78.71B market cap company. The Company's Hospitality segment operates a network of meetings-focused resorts, including the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center in Nashville, Tennessee; the ...