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Current South Korean president Moon Jae-in was elected on a promise that he would tackle corruption within the country, something that goes against what a lot of people will view as a free pass for Mr Lee. Disproving such apprehension, however, the group's flagship Samsung Electronics overachieved in sales performance throughout 2017. The corruption scandal set off massive months-long protests across the nation previous year that urged Park's removal as well as punishment of the top ...
  • Wondering Under Area of Active Level: Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY)

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    It has underperformed by 2.48% the S&P500. In other news, Director Theodore R. Samuels II acquired 6,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, August 2nd. Capital Returns Management Llc, which manages about $343.50 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in United Ins Hldgs Corp (NASDAQ:UIHC) by 292,194 shares to 312,459 shares, valued at $5.09M in 2017Q3, according to the filing.
  • Burning Stock on the move: AK Steel Holding Corporation (AKS)

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    AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE: AKS ) closed its last session at $5. It has outperformed by 41.42% the S&P500. Noah Levy decreased its stake in Hrg Group Inc (HRG) by 1.79% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with "Buy" on Monday, June 26. It also reduced its holding in Level 3 Communications Inc (NYSE:LVLT) by 110,997 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 4.24 million shares, and cut its stake in Coty Inc (NYSE:COTY).
  • Texas Instruments Incorporated (TXN) SVP Sells $395463.10 in Stock

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    Foster & Motley Inc who had been investing in Quest Diagnostic Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $14.12B market cap company. About 358,029 shares traded. Robert W. Baird has "Neutral" rating and $115 target. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Thursday, January 18 by HSBC. Finally, Credit Suisse Group reiterated an "in-line" rating and set a $125.00 price target (up previously from $110.00) on shares of Texas Instruments in a research note on Tuesday, January 16th.
  • Goldman Sachs Group Analysts Give AstraZeneca (AZN) a GBX 3800 Price Target

    Goldman Sachs Group Analysts Give AstraZeneca (AZN) a GBX 3800 Price Target

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    Investec upped their target price on AstraZeneca from GBX 4,900 ($68.81) to GBX 5,500 ($77.24) and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a research report on Monday, November 6th. AstraZeneca updated its FY18 guidance to $3.30-3.50 EPS. Fourth-quarter core earnings per share (EPS), which exclude some items, increased 7 per cent to US$1.30 cents on revenue of US$5.78 billion.
  • No. 21 Kentucky falls flat at Missouri

    No. 21 Kentucky falls flat at Missouri

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    In fact, Kentucky almost saw it's nation-leading streak of games with a made 3-pointer come to an end. Kentucky leads the series 10-1, including 3-1 in Columbia. Like I said, today they just weren't falling". The Tigers were 9-of-23, including 2-of-12 from 3-point range. Team Rebounds: 6. Blocked Shots: 2 (Gabriel, Vanderbilt).
  • Budget continued focus on affordable housing

    Budget continued focus on affordable housing

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    For the country's real estate sector, the only highpoint in the Union Budget 2018-19 was possibly the announcement of a dedicated fund for affordable housing segment under the National Housing Bank. Besides the dedicated affordable housing fund, the fact that differentials between market value and circle rates for properties (upto 5 per cent) will not be adjusted, will also help the demand for housing, felt Anshuman Magazine, chairman, India and South East Asia, CBRE.
  • Duke Energy (DUK) Receiving Somewhat Negative Press Coverage, Study Finds

    Duke Energy (DUK) Receiving Somewhat Negative Press Coverage, Study Finds

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    Schaper Benz & Wise Investment Counsel Inc who had been investing in Vf Corporation for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $32.06B market cap company. Stockholders of record on Friday, February 16th will be given a $0.89 dividend. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) invested 0.04% in V.F. Corporation (NYSE:VFC).
  • (RAD) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Analysts

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    It has underperformed by 8.10% the S&P500. New Amsterdam Partners Llc decreased United Therapeutics Corp Del (UTHR) stake by 8.62% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. 14,964 FedEx Corporation (NYSE:FDX) shares with value of $3.38M were sold by DUCKER MICHAEL L. $11.89 million worth of FedEx Corporation (NYSE:FDX) shares were sold by BRONCZEK DAVID J.
  • Yellen, Departing Fed, Will Join Brookings

    Yellen, Departing Fed, Will Join Brookings

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    He added: "We're looking forward to helping Dr. Yellen reflect on her impressive career, to working with her as she continues to advance the state of economic knowledge, and to benefitting from her advice as we work to improve the quality and effectiveness of fiscal and monetary policies and public understanding of them".
  • Dow Jones has worst day in two years

    Dow Jones has worst day in two years

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    Average hourly wages rose 0.3%, the fastest pace in more than eight years. The S&P 500 and Dow saw their worst weeks since early January 2016 while Nasdaq had its worst week since early February 2016. "It's very important to separate trading activity from real investing activity ", said Mr Barnier, who also teaches at the Colin Powell School at the City College of NY.
  • US House Speaker Ryan deletes tweet praising $1.50 pay increase

    US House Speaker Ryan deletes tweet praising $1.50 pay increase

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    The take home pay increase, reported by the Associated Press in an article Ryan published on his Twitter account, stems from new withholding guidelines from the IRS, the result of Republicans' tax overhaul. "To somebody working at Walmart at the starting wage, who just went from $9 an hour to $11 an hour-I don't think that's crumbs". Some social media users accused Ryan of being out of touch, with California Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom posting on Twitter that "Guess someone told Paul ...
  • It's not wings: States' favorite Super Bowl party foods revealed

    It's not wings: States' favorite Super Bowl party foods revealed

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    Last year Americans spent almost a billion dollars on soft drinks. It was the biggest price spike that Charlie Morrison, Wingstop's chief executive officer, had ever seen, and the largest since McDonald's Corp. 10 million: The number of chicken wings P.J. Whelihan's used in 2017. Today, PETA is offering to send 1,000 vegan chicken wings from Minneapolis-based Herbivorous Butcher-the first all-vegan butcher in the country-to U.S.
  • Emerson Electric Company (EMR) Shares Bought by Resources Investment Advisors Inc

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    RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of GE in report on Friday, September 15 with "Buy" rating. The Cheviot Value Management Llc holds 127,376 shares with $3.08 million value, up from 8,919 last quarter. Grandfield & Dodd Limited Liability holds 163,006 shares or 0.44% of its portfolio. Moreover, Ledyard Bankshares has 1.16% invested in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE).
  • United Parcel Service (UPS) PT Raised to $130.00

    United Parcel Service (UPS) PT Raised to $130.00

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    While looking at the Stock's Performance, United Parcel Service, Inc . now shows a Weekly Performance of -8.97%, where Monthly Performance is -3.36%, Quarterly performance is 1.68%, 6 Months performance is 7.42% and yearly performance percentage is 13.44%.
  • Dow Plunges 450 on Soaring Rates, Disappointing Earnings

    Dow Plunges 450 on Soaring Rates, Disappointing Earnings

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    Art Hogan, chief market strategist at Wunderlich Securities in NY, said next week investors will kick themselves for selling assets for all the wrong reasons in a sell-off akin to throwing the baby out with the bath water. Deutsche Bank's disappointing results pulled the heavyweight banking sector down to help European shares post their biggest weekly loss in more than a year, while Britain's top share index sealed its weakest week in nine months on BT's results.
  • 'Poll Politics' Slur on Modi's Pro-Farmer, Pro-Poor Budget

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    Under the Income Tax Act, income up to Rs 2.5 lakh is exempt from any tax. Advani also highlighted the budget's provisions for farmers, small and medium sector enterprises, education and infrastructure. While the Finance Minister spoke of rolling out an alternative taxation regime for the benefit of VC and the angel investors, no mention of Angel Tax left many disappointed.
  • Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)

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    It is meant to chart the current and historical strength or weakness of a stock or market based on the closing prices of a recent trading period. It has outperformed by 94.97% the S&P500. The company was upgraded on Monday, November 30 by Raymond James. When investing in a volatile security, the risk of success is increased just as much as the risk of failure.
  • Notley suspends talks between Alberta and BC over electrical energy buy

    Notley suspends talks between Alberta and BC over electrical energy buy

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    Faced with a potential new obstacle to exporting Alberta oil, Premier Rachel Notley has pledged to stand firm in defence of jobs and the battered oil industry - but has so far offered few specifics. We will support the Alberta gov't in any actions against this political decision. And Notley has said this is just the first of many moves against British Columbia.
  • Sri Lanka set to take lead over Bangladesh

    Sri Lanka set to take lead over Bangladesh

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    Chandimal closed in on his 11 Test century and fifth against Bangladesh to remain unbeaten on 87 at the break. A boundary off Mehedi brought up Dickwella's half-century from just 47 balls but his fun was ended when he edged the same bowler behind and Dilruwan Perera (32) was trapped in front to become Sunzamul Islam's first Test victim, in his 42nd over.
  • Featured Stock Overview: Wells Fargo & Company

    Featured Stock Overview: Wells Fargo & Company

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    The stock decreased 11.26% or $0.026 during the last trading session, reaching $0.205. About 248,784 shares traded. Shares of Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE:WFC) opened at $64.07 on Thursday. Adirondack Communication has 0.17% invested in Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC). Windsor Capital Management Limited Com holds 0.41% or 14,705 shares in its portfolio.
  • Best stocks to buy: Starbucks Corporation (SBUX)

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    Therefore 70% are positive. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Starbucks from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research report on Friday, December 1st. Therefore 89% are positive. General Electric Company had 88 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has "Sell" rating by Bank of America on Monday, October 2.
  • Diplo Modeling As Kim Kardashian Is The Best Thing You'll See Today

    Diplo Modeling As Kim Kardashian Is The Best Thing You'll See Today

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    Even the 37-year-old beauty mogul couldn't help but share the news of Hilton's participation in the campaign and even acknowledged her role as the original reality star. Kim K. dropped her Kimoji Hearts fragrances this week, in honor of Valentine's Day. "I'm gonna send one to my lovers, my haters, to everyone I can think of, because it's Valentine's Day after all".
  • Dexter the Therapy Peacock Barred From Boarding a Jet, to Owner's Distress

    Dexter the Therapy Peacock Barred From Boarding a Jet, to Owner's Distress

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    According to the United Airlines website, emotional support and psychiatric assist animals are allowed into the cabin on their flights with "qualified individuals with a disability". 41 Action News looked into the steps it takes to register your service animal. A spokeswoman for Chicago-based United says the peacock didn't meet guidelines for several reasons, including its size and weight.
  • Dow futures slide 211 points as rates shoot higher

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    The plunge comes after record-breaking stock market gains under President Trump's first year in office. So the market was ripe for investors to cash in part of their profits from a rally, and the growing interest rate worries provided one of the sparks to take money off the table, analysts said.
  • Equity markets tumble on global cues, LTCG tax reintroduction

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    For many investors, the main motive behind mutual fund investment was tax efficiency. The scenario up to Financial Year 2017, prior to the budget speech, was that no tax could be incurred out of the sale of equity mutual funds and direct equity shares if such units or shares have been held by the Assessee for at least one year.
  • AWS sees huge jump as Amazon posts highest-ever profits

    AWS sees huge jump as Amazon posts highest-ever profits

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    Its profit was more than double the $749 million it reported in the same quarter a year ago. Revenue for the fourth quarter, which includes sales from Whole Foods, jumped 38 percent to $60.5 billion. Alexa assistant powers the Echo line in smart speakers and enables text conversation to the users with their voice profiles. Amazon said it shipped more than 5 billion items with Amazon Prime worldwide in 2017, with more new paid members joining Prime in 2017 than any previous ...
  • Valero Energy Partners (VLP)

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    In terms of ROA or return on assets, the current reading is 4.43. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 9,529 shares of the pipeline company's stock worth $435,000 after acquiring an additional 3,303 shares during the last quarter. After the giving short look at one day return of Valero Energy Corporation it is observed that VLO reported down return of -1.33% in last trading session.
  • Bank Of America Corp (NYSE:BAC) Q3 2017 Sentiment Report

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    Bank of America Corporation (NYSE: BAC ) presently has a 10 month price index of 1.41185. It has outperformed by 41.94% the S&P500. Analysts expect Casella Waste Systems, Inc. Bp Wealth Management Llc who had been investing in Bank Of America for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $334.34 billion market cap company.
  • Analyst Research Roundup: Alibaba Group Holding Limited (BABA), Hanesbrands Inc. (HBI)

    Analyst Research Roundup: Alibaba Group Holding Limited (BABA), Hanesbrands Inc. (HBI)

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    The stock price volatility remained at 2.56% in recent month and reaches at 2.84% for the week. It is down 0.00% since February 2, 2017 and is. Alibaba Executive Vice Chairman Joe Tsai kicked off the company's analyst call with his perspective on the quarter, Alibaba's progress on its New Retail Strategy and the company's equity stake in Ant Financial announced today .
  • Federal Reserve sees building inflation but keeps interest rates the same

    Federal Reserve sees building inflation but keeps interest rates the same

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    The Fed modestly raised its key rate three times in 2017, and most economists expect the Powell-led Fed to do so at least three additional times this year beginning in March. Healthcare stocks continued to weigh on the three major USA indexes following a report on Tuesday that Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase were joining forces to cut healthcare costs for its US employees.
  • Newcastle, West Ham go head-to-head for £20m Prem striker

    Newcastle, West Ham go head-to-head for £20m Prem striker

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    It's understood that Slimani's agent has been in contact with Newcastle about a loan switch, which would provide Benitez with the extra attacking firepower he believes his side requires to stave off the threat of relegation in the final 14 matches of the season.
  • Google parent company in talks to build tech hub in Saudi Arabia

    Google parent company in talks to build tech hub in Saudi Arabia

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    On his last trip, in December 2017, he held a series of meetings with King Salman, the crown prince and other officials. Initially, women will be hired to work in 16 restaurants on a trial-and-error basis in the project. But the Vision 2030 plan remains in its early stages, a mixture of promise, hype and potentially grand, record-breaking infrastructure projects. Saudi Arabia plans to issue its first tourist visas this year.
  • Wall Street forfeits early gains as bond yields rise

    Wall Street forfeits early gains as bond yields rise

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    Select Dividend Index at 720.06 for a loss of -0.23 points or -0.03%. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose 8 points, or 0.3 percent, to 2,830 as of 1:25 p.m. BIG DECLINER: Juniper Networks slumped 9.5 percent after the provider of network equipment forecast quarterly results that were well below what Wall Street analysts expected.
  • 200000 new USA jobs created in January

    200000 new USA jobs created in January

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    Yun said the labor participation rate, however, remains stuck at a disappointing 62 percent, which is down from around 67 percent prior to the Great Recession. Congress in December, in the biggest overhaul of the tax code in 30 years, could cause the economy, already operating near full capacity, to overheat.
  • Westjet's new low-priced airline is offering $7.50 flights

    Westjet's new low-priced airline is offering $7.50 flights

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    The return flight from Abbotsford to Edmonton (base fare of $77.98), purchased with a standard seat selection and one checked bag each way costs $151.48 return, including tax. WestJet's new discount airline is setting the bar sky-high for its debut, with the promise of $7.50 one-way flights between B.C. and Ontario. Swoop was launched by WestJet previous year as an ultra-low-cost carrier.
  • Cleveland Cavaliers F Kevin Love undergoes surgery for hand fracture

    Cleveland Cavaliers F Kevin Love undergoes surgery for hand fracture

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    Brian Windhorst of ESPN believed the best place for Thomas right now is in the NBA's developmental league, playing for the Cavs' G-League affiliate, the Canton Chargers. "I just wanted to keep the ball between me and the basket", James said of his late-game stop. He also put up nine rebounds. "My job doesn't change no matter who's in or out of the lineup".