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A college student says she was pressured to flush her emotional support hamster down the toilet after Spirit Airlines refused to let her bring it on a plane, according to the Miami Herald . That's when things took a turn for Belen, 21, who claims that an airport employee suggested flushing the hamster down the toilet since she was hours away from campus and had no way to take Pebbles home.
  • (UNP) Shares Bought by Starfire Investment Advisers Inc

    (UNP) Shares Bought by Starfire Investment Advisers Inc

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    Vantage Investment Advisors Llc who had been investing in Ibm for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $143.34 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 1.07% or $1.4 during the last trading session, reaching $129.75. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, January 16 by Susquehanna. The firm has "Equal-Weight" rating by Barclays Capital given on Tuesday, October 10.
  • Anadarko raises dividend by five times to near pre-oil bust amount

    Anadarko raises dividend by five times to near pre-oil bust amount

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    Cantor Fitzgerald has "Buy" rating and $1100 target. Stifel Nicolaus upgraded it to "Buy" rating and $86 target in Thursday, December 1 report. On Wednesday, August 26 the stock rating was maintained by Beaufort Securities with "Hold". sell-side analysts predict that Anadarko Petroleum will post 0.01 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. The Company is engaged in developing, acquiring, and exploring for oil and natural-gas resources.
  • Ignore the hype, Dow Jones enjoying needed correction

    Ignore the hype, Dow Jones enjoying needed correction

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    The fear has now increased further with the interest yield on bonds rising to multi-year highs over the last few months in markets across the world. On Monday, the FTSE 100 lost 255 points and was down by more than 3% to 7,079.41 due to the massive selloff in US stocks that affected the European and Asian market before the index recovered up by 1.9% to 7,196.
  • Yellen disappointed not to get a second term as Fed chair

    Yellen disappointed not to get a second term as Fed chair

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    The Standard & Poor's 500 index fell 97.92, or 3.55 percent, to 2,664.21, with the energy sector leading losses that included nine of 10 major industry groups. The last piece of advice is to pay very much more attention than did former Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke and Yellen to asset price inflation both at home and overseas.
  • PPO Below Signal on Shares of Education Realty Trust Inc (EDR)

    PPO Below Signal on Shares of Education Realty Trust Inc (EDR)

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    It has outperformed by 7.20% the S&P500. Aristotle Capital Boston Llc increased its stake in Qts Rlty Tr Inc (QTS) by 19.55% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Sell-side analyst recommendations point to a short term price target of $19.14 on the shares of Brandywine Realty Trust (BDN ). QTS Realty Trust had 54 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel.
  • Volatile Dow closes up 567 points on day of sharp swings

    Volatile Dow closes up 567 points on day of sharp swings

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    On Monday, Wall Street suffered its worst percentage fall since August 2011 when Dow Jones dropped as much as 6.2 per cent in the trading last night. "We're monitoring the stock market ". Technology companies posted some of the biggest losses Wednesday. "Despite violent moves in the last couple days in the market, fundamentals in the economy are very strong and it's not just the USA, it's throughout the global economy", Alicia Levine, head of global investment strategy at BNY Mellon ...
  • IShares Agency Bond (AGZ) Declines 0.05% for Feb 5

    IShares Agency Bond (AGZ) Declines 0.05% for Feb 5

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    Brickley Wealth Management bought a new stake in Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF (NYSEARCA:BLV) in the 4th quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Capital Investment Advisors LLC now owns 44,868 shares of the company's stock worth $4,118,000 after buying an additional 1,912 shares during the period.
  • Tale of the Ticker: Kimco Realty Corp (KIM) Move 0.20% on Volume

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    Traders may also be paying close attention to RSI levels on shares of SS&C Technologies (SSNC). Avita Medical Limited (OTCMKTS:AVMXY) has 0.00% since February 8, 2017 and is. Essex Svcs Incorporated reported 0.12% in Getty Realty Corp. Robert W. Baird downgraded Kimco Realty from an "outperform" rating to a "neutral" rating and dropped their price objective for the stock from $23.00 to $20.00 in a research report on Monday, November 27th.
  • Chinese police spot suspects with surveillance sunglasses

    Chinese police spot suspects with surveillance sunglasses

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    For the security goal, Chinese police have been provided with high tech facial recognition sunglasses that can give them the information about the criminals and spot them. China is now working to enhance the artificial intelligence technology. And though CCTV cameras are prevalent in the country, blurry resolutions make it hard for facial recognition technology to be applied.
  • Twitter Reports First Quarterly Profit, Despite User Stagnation

    Twitter Reports First Quarterly Profit, Despite User Stagnation

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    Looking ahead, Twitter expects to achieve an adjusted EBITDA of between $185m and $205m for Q1 2018. The company has gone through multiple rounds of layoffs since cofounder Jack Dorsey returned as CEO in 2015. On the conference call, Twitter executives stressed the social network's five consecutive quarters of daily user growth. Average monthly active usage was 330m for the fourth, up 4pc and Twitter said that it was affected by Apple's Safari browser's app integration, which affected 1m ...
  • TradeLink Capital LLC Invests $1.28 Million in Crown Castle International Corp

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    Moving toward other technical indicators, stock is wondering in considerable region as it has 20 days moving average of 4.85% and struggles for 50 days moving average of buoyant run is 3.33%. UnitedHealth Group Incorporated has a consensus buy rating from 22 Wall Street analysts, and the number of shares now sold short amount to at least 0.77% of shares outstanding.
  • North Korean official facing sanctions may get exemption

    North Korean official facing sanctions may get exemption

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    Earlier Thursday, the North's official Korean Central News Agency quoted a senior Foreign Ministry official as saying Pyongyang has no intention of having talks with Washington during the Olympics. She is youngest daughter of late leader Kim Jong-Il and is Kim Jong-Un's sister . To that end, US Vice President Mike Pence announced on Wednesday the "toughest and most aggressive" round of sanctions targeting North Korea yet over its nuclear program.
  • Amazon to Deliver Whole Foods Groceries to Prime Members

    Amazon to Deliver Whole Foods Groceries to Prime Members

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    Amazon Prime members in Cincinnati can now have Whole Foods groceries delivered in as little as an hour. It's not clear if rival grocery delivery companies will still be allowed to deliver Whole Foods items to customers. But the pair said they planned to expand the service across the USA throughout 2018. While the option is now available in just four markets, Amazon says that it plans to expand it nationwide this year.
  • Eiffel Tower closed as heavy snowfall blankets Paris

    Eiffel Tower closed as heavy snowfall blankets Paris

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    France's national operator SNCF reduced the speed of its high-speed TGV trains because of the snow, and advised customers to postpone their trips. Police on Twitter urged motorists to leave their cars at home again on Thursday. "We have to be able to plan for it". "All public services throughout the region need to be far better prepared for exceptional events", she told French television.
  • Global shares stabilize, but United States stocks set to drop

    Global shares stabilize, but United States stocks set to drop

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    On Tuesday, stocks opened sharply lower before recovering slightly and rebounding in late trading . Traders are still braced for more volatility as they try to figure out if the swings over the past few days are the start of a deeper correction or just a temporary blip in the United States market's nine-year bull run.
  • Yum! Brands (NYSE:YUM) Rating Increased to Buy at Zacks Investment Research

    Yum! Brands (NYSE:YUM) Rating Increased to Buy at Zacks Investment Research

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    The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website . That puts the market capitalization at $17.09 bln. Brands by 9.2% in the 2nd quarter. The institutional investor held 7,750 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $570,000, down from 12,100 at the end of the previous reported quarter.
  • Considerable Stocks on Returns- Crown Castle International Corp. (REIT) (NYSE:CCI)

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    The hedge fund held 284,200 shares of the catalog and specialty distribution company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $2.50M, down from 351,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Buy" on Thursday, May 25. Oppenheimer maintained Crown Castle International Corp. Their average price target spell out an upbeat performance - a 8% and would give CCI a market capitalization of almost $47.9B.
  • Securities Analyst Recommendations: Enbridge Energy Management, LLC (EEQ), Energous Corporation (WATT)

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    The stock increased 2.75% or $0.52 during the last trading session, reaching $19.4. Macquarie Grp Ltd reported 1.62M shares. Investors of record on Wednesday, February 7th will be paid a $0.35 dividend. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Wednesday, May 31 by Seaport Global. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 794,511 shares of the pipeline company's stock worth $12,712,000 after purchasing an additional 10,194 shares during the last quarter.
  • Korea toward more hawkish N. Korea policy

    Korea toward more hawkish N. Korea policy

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    The nuclear-armed North is on an Olympics-linked charm offensive - sending a troupe of performers, hundreds of female cheerleaders, and the sister of leader Kim Jong Un to South Korea. North Korea is set to mark the founding anniversary of its army with a large military parade in Pyongyang on Thursday, having last month changed the date of the celebration to the eve of the Olympics.
  • Sensex rises over 250 points, Nifty reclaims 10500, bank, IT stocks gain

    Sensex rises over 250 points, Nifty reclaims 10500, bank, IT stocks gain

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    Out of 50 stocks in the Nifty pack, 41 scrips closed in green, while 9 in red. Meanwhile, foreign portfolio investors sold shares worth '2,326.10 crore on Tuesday, while domestic institutional investors bought equities to the tune of '1,699.74 crore, as per provisional data released by the stock exchanges.
  • Amazon will deliver Whole Foods groceries to Amazon Prime subscribers

    Amazon will deliver Whole Foods groceries to Amazon Prime subscribers

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    The announcement comes as the latest in Amazon's integration of the Whole Foods Market chain of high end organic supermarkets, which it acquired in June for $13.7 billion. "When Amazon bought Whole Foods, what they did was they sent the signal to the entire grocery/retail landscape that Amazon was coming", Instacart CEO Apoorva Mehta said at the GeekWire Summit in October.
  • China's trade surplus narrows in January

    China's trade surplus narrows in January

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    Imports for the month surged 36.9 percent year-on-year, pointing to robust demand in the world's number two economy to start the year. CHINA'S foreign exchange reserves rose for the 12th straight month to US$3.16 trillion at the end of January, official data showed yesterday.
  • Warina Hussain - Overwhelmed To be Part of Loveratri

    Warina Hussain - Overwhelmed To be Part of Loveratri

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    Salman's antic seemed to have served the newcomer well as her Twitter exploded immediately after Salman Khan's tweet. In the picture, Aayush is seen wearing a white T-shirt, looking straight into the camera. Sharma, who is being launched by Salman Khan , will be making his cinematic debut in a project titled Loveratri . The onscreen couple looked dreamy in the pictures which are out, and while their chemistry looks great, we have to wait and watch whether they pass the litmus test of ...
  • Padman: When Akshay had to convince Twinkle!

    Padman: When Akshay had to convince Twinkle!

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    Muruganantham also known as " India's Menstrual Man" who was present at the event said, "I never thought someone would make a film on my story". Four major South films, including Tamil film Kalakalappu 2 and Telugu films Gayatri, Inttelligent and Tholi Prema are also scheduled to be released on Friday, but the Akshay Kumar starrer has beaten all the films as far as Chennai advance booking report is concerned.
  • Almost 11.8 million enroll for Obamacare in 2018

    Almost 11.8 million enroll for Obamacare in 2018

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    Trump also repeatedly referred to the health care system, also known as Obamacare after his predecessor, as "dead" and talked of allowing it to implode. Still, the burden of higher premiums would fall on the 6 million or so people who buy their own insurance but don't get a federal tax credit to help them purchase coverage, according to an earlier study done by Covered California.
  • Scorching Stocks in Action- Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH)

    Scorching Stocks in Action- Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH)

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    It has underperformed by 0.76% the S&P500. Southpoint Capital Advisors Lp who had been investing in Cognizant Technology Solutio for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $43.58 billion market cap company. (NYSE:SVU) on Tuesday, October 20 with "Sector Perform" rating. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Sunday, October 29 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. Fifth Third Bancshares reported 0.01% in Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ: CTSH ).
  • Tesla Earnings: Model 3 Production Is Ramping Up

    Tesla Earnings: Model 3 Production Is Ramping Up

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    The highest price target among the Wall Street analysts who cover Tesla is $500 per share. Tesla previously stated this target, but as it starts to ramp up a new vehicle that's geared toward a larger market, it's had to deal with the production headaches that come with that.
  • Travel Tip: Airline Rules About Emotional Support Animals

    Travel Tip: Airline Rules About Emotional Support Animals

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    The vet will have to vouch that the animal isn't a health or safety threat to other people. According to an article in the Washington Post , the peacock, who is named Dexter, "did not meet guidelines for a number of reasons, including its weight and size".
  • Dunkin' orders its coffee in a paper cup

    Dunkin' orders its coffee in a paper cup

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    For the next financial year, analysts expect that the business will post sales of $862.89 million per share, with estimates ranging from $841.60 million to $889.71 million. Oppenheimer & Company Inc sold 8,870 shares as the company's stock rose 1.24% with the market. Moreover, Gillespie Robinson & Grimm Inc has 3.14% invested in the company for 444,224 shares.
  • Going out of business sales begin for Toys

    Going out of business sales begin for Toys"R"Us"

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    The Toys R Us locations at 1900 Tyrone Blvd.in St. Petersburg and at 3908 W Hillsborough Ave.in Tampa are among the roughly 180 stores the company announced it was closing across the country two weeks ago. Closing locations will continue to honor customer programs including gift cards, Endless Earnings and credit card specials. Critics have said the toy chain failed to adequately respond to increased competition from big-box retailers Walmart and Target in physical stores and online from Amazon.
  • Riley Upgrades Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOXA) to Buy

    Riley Upgrades Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOXA) to Buy

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    Analysts believe that the company has the potential to earn average revenue of $7.94 Billion for the current quarter. Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc., formerly known as News Corporation, is based in New York, United States. Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC boosted its position in Twenty-First Century Fox by 8.8% during the 3rd quarter. Yacktman Asset Management Lp, which manages about $30.82B and $10.35 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in America's Car Mart Inc ...
  • Lady Doritos Reporting Is 'Inaccurate,' Says Parent Company PepsiCo

    Lady Doritos Reporting Is 'Inaccurate,' Says Parent Company PepsiCo

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    The reaction on Twitter has been about as sarcastic as you'd expect. The appeal of the lady-friendly Doritos was lost, however Wynne, who posted a photo on Twitter of herself chomping down on classic nacho cheese Doritos Monday night. Bob: Doritos for Ladies. I honestly had no idea the sound of eating chips was such a MANLY thing. For others, it brought back memories of other products that had been gendered.
  • US Charges Dozens In Massive Cyberidentity Fraud Scheme

    US Charges Dozens In Massive Cyberidentity Fraud Scheme

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    Thirteen members of the "Infraud Organization" were arrested in the United States, Australia, Britain, France, Italy, Kosovo and Serbia, it said. The US Justice department has filed an indictment in the US District Court against Australian Edgar "Guapo" Rojas and 35 others, describing it as one of its largest cyberfraud prosecutions.
  • Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) Shares Bought by Commerce Bank

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    Andy Brown decreased its stake in Philip Morris Intl Inc (PM) by 3.17% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. The company has market cap of $. Los Angeles Cap Mngmt And Equity holds 1.01 million shares. 375,072 are held by Connors Investor Serv. Citigroup has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in WPX Energy, Inc.
  • Stock markets plunge following record United States slump

    Stock markets plunge following record United States slump

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    Less than a week after Donald Trump used stock market growth as an argument for his economic policies, the Dow Jones and other indicators took a plunge in the most recent two trading days. The S&P 500 would have to drop 7 percent or more to trigger a halt in trading, and it would have to drop 10 percent or more to be considered a "correction".
  • UnitedHealth Group (UNH) Shares Gap Down to $236.65

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    The company had a trading volume of 3,869,976 shares, compared to its average volume of 3,932,464. KT Corporation (NYSE:KT) has risen 15.78% since February 2, 2017 and is uptrending. When volumes suddenly increase above normal levels, it can be a sign that investors feel very strongly in one way or the other about the future direction of a stock, or may even have access to inside information.
  • Russians challenge IOC over Olympic snub

    Russians challenge IOC over Olympic snub

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    The 15 applicants include cross-country skier Alexander Legkov, who won gold in the 50 km freestyle and silver in the 4x10 km relay at the 2014 Sochi Games, and skeleton athlete Elena Nikitina, who won bronze, among others. "I'm not giving up and I'm hoping for a positive result", Shipulin said in a video he posted on Instagram. The statement comes amid simmering resentment in Russian Federation over its athletes being forced to compete under a neutral flag at the Olympics because of doping ...