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Closing price generally refers to the last price at which a stock trades during a regular trading session. About 5.46M shares traded or 12.28% up from the average. Nomura has "Buy" rating and $700 target. (NASDAQ:AMZN). Bellecapital Int Limited reported 4.46% stake. The rating was maintained by Guggenheim with "Buy" on Tuesday, January 30.
  • Toys 'R' Us will close another 200 stores

    Toys 'R' Us will close another 200 stores

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    The Wayne, N.J., retailer recently had announced plans to close about 180 stores, affecting approximately 4,500 workers. The new store closings would be on top of those previously announced . The Toys R Us store in Slidell is among those slated for closure in the January announcement. "The actions we are taking are necessary to give us the best chance to emerge from our bankruptcy proceedings as a more viable and competitive company".
  • Alberta took out full-page ads in several BC newspapers today

    Alberta took out full-page ads in several BC newspapers today

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    The B.C. -Alberta trade dispute after B.C. Premier John Horgan presented environmental strategies that acted as push-back against the Sherwood Park-based Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. Alberta Economic Development Minister Deron Bilous said in an interview that the pipeline bottleneck is costing Alberta - and Canada - billions of dollars and lost jobs due to discounted oil prices.
  • Stock on the Move: Carrizo Oil & Gas (CRZO)

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    After a recent check, Zion Oil & Gas Inc ( NASDAQ: ZN ) stock is found to be 36.01% volatile for the week, while 13.92% volatility is recorded for the month. (NASDAQ:CRZO) for 1.67M shares. (NASDAQ:CRZO). Loring Wolcott & Coolidge Fiduciary Advisors Llp Ma invested in 0% or 22 shares. Royal State Bank Of Canada reported 0.02% in Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc.
  • Elon Musk hits back after Uber CEO takes a dig at Hyperloop

    Elon Musk hits back after Uber CEO takes a dig at Hyperloop

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    Ever since Japan's Softbank acquired a 15 percent stake in Uber , reports about the company potentially being combined with other ride-hailing services that Softbank owns stakes in have surged. Khosrowshahi also dismissed talk that a merger between Uber and Ola was on the charts, saying it was "fun to speculate about" but was too early to call.
  • Chesapeake Energy shares jump on results beat

    Chesapeake Energy shares jump on results beat

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    Chesapeake owns leading positions in the Marcellus, Haynesville, Bossier, and Barnett natural gas shale plays and in the Eagle Ford, Utica, Mississippi Lime, Granite Wash, Cleveland, Tonkawa, Niobrara, Bone Spring, Avalon, Wolfcamp and Wolfberry unconventional liquids plays.
  • Which Chelsea player nabbed Lionel Messi's shirt after Barcelona clash?

    Which Chelsea player nabbed Lionel Messi's shirt after Barcelona clash?

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    It's great that he's able to play this game with this maturity, this personality". 'Everyone is fast and erratic when the ball [from Iniesta] comes into the box. Chelsea have dumped out Barcelona twice in the knockout stages - most recently in the semi-final in 2012 when they won 1-0 at home before drawing 2-2 in Spain.
  • Embattled Australian deputy PM faces call to step down as party leader

    Embattled Australian deputy PM faces call to step down as party leader

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    Mr Joyce is on leave after taking a break following revelations about his private life, however the Deputy Prime Minister has used his time off to give interviews to the press about the ongoing scandal. Despite his low public profile, he would likely command support from social conservatives within the party. After a week spent in his Mallee electorate talking to supporters, Broad said members of the Federal Electorate Council had expressed a clear view.
  • Sonnen to establish battery factory in South Australia

    Sonnen to establish battery factory in South Australia

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    Weatherill also stressed that South Australia is leading the world in renewable energy technologies, with multiple ongoing projects reinforcing their comittment to clean energy. Energy storage in South Australia has continued its prolific pace of development this month. The offer is open to sonnenBatterie users. The goal of Sonnen, which will also relocate its Sydney office to Adelaide, is to produce 50,000 household batteries over the next five years, state premier Jay Weatherill and ...
  • Bingham Osborn & Scarborough LLC Purchases 866 Shares of Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ)

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    The Home Depot, Inc. Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) has risen 75.34% since February 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 16.39% the S&P500. The firm has a market capitalization of $349,010.00, a PE ratio of 333.10, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.23 and a beta of 0.74. Investors of record on Tuesday, February 27th will be given a dividend of 0.84 per share on Tuesday, March 13th.
  • US Fed officials show rising confidence on growth, inflation outlook

    US Fed officials show rising confidence on growth, inflation outlook

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    The minutes, due to be released at 7pm GMT, will be watched for comment on inflation pressures in the world's biggest economy , which could speed up the pace of rate hikes. Technology stocks, which led the early gains, ended lower. U. S. Treasuries extended earlier losses following the release of the minutes, pushing yields higher across the curve.
  • Net neutrality rules will officially end on April 23

    Net neutrality rules will officially end on April 23

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    A policy implemented in the Obama era, net neutrality ensures that internet service providers must allow access to all online content. The FCC voted to repeal the rules on December 14. As of last month, the bill was one Republican vote shy in the U.S. Senate of having the majority needed to enact the resolution-though it is unlikely the effort would find the support needed in the House of Representatives.
  • Trump considers arming teachers as students protest gun laws

    Trump considers arming teachers as students protest gun laws

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    Trump spoke at length during the televised White House " listening session ", attended by students, parents and people affected by other us school shootings , about how armed teachers and security guards could frighten off potential shooters and prevent more deaths.
  • Ellen makes Billionaire Bill Gates guess grocery prices

    Ellen makes Billionaire Bill Gates guess grocery prices

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    Gates appeared on The Ellen Show on Wednesday, where host and millionaire of the people, Ellen DeGeneres , chose to quiz the tech mogul The Price is Right style. "A long time ago", Gates replied. Lucky for the audience, they were allowed to shout out assistance because after Gates guessed that a box of Rice-A-Roni cost five whole dollars and a large package of Tide Pods cost $4.00, it became apparent that the business magnate would need their help.
  • Fed's Quarles touts United States economy, sees gradual rate hikes

    Fed's Quarles touts United States economy, sees gradual rate hikes

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    The economy added 200,000 jobs - 20,000 more than had been forecast - and wages grew 2.9 percent over the past 12 months, the highest rate since 2009. "In the meantime, the Fed doesn't have the luxury to wait" if investors expect inflation to rise. "Rising rates, if the rates go up far enough, could be a problem not just for the stock market but for the economy", said Bruce Bittles, chief investment strategist at Baird.
  • Instinet Boosts Cisco Systems (CSCO) Price Target to $46.00

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    Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSCO ) soared 15.04% year-to-date. Analyst's mean target price for CYH is $4.79 while analysts mean recommendation is 3.40. Investors sentiment decreased to 1.02 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.30, from 1.25 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 74 investors sold CSCO shares while 637 reduced holdings.
  • 'Parks and Recreation' Team Rips Into NRA for Using Amy Poehler GIF

    'Parks and Recreation' Team Rips Into NRA for Using Amy Poehler GIF

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    Given the heated context of the NRA's "thanks!" to Loesch - not to mention Loesch's many controversial comments in the past - the tweet kicked up a hornets nest among Parks & Rec alum, including Poehler herself. Nick Offerman , who played Leslie Knope's colleague Ron Swanson on the show, echoed Schur's sentiments. By Thursday morning, the NRA's original tweet had around 4,000 likes and 1,000 retweets.
  • American Tower Corporation (REIT) Analysts See $1.63 EPS

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    Press coverage about American Tower (NYSE: AMT ) has trended somewhat positive on Wednesday, Accern reports. It has outperformed by 6.96% the S&P500. The company was initiated on Wednesday, August 26 by Stifel Nicolaus. On Friday, September 23 the stock rating was initiated by Raymond James with "Outperform".
  • Delhi High Court asks cops to probe into allegations against Mehul Choksi

    Delhi High Court asks cops to probe into allegations against Mehul Choksi

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    Modi, it is understood, had sent an e-mail to the ED, stating that while his passport was temporarily suspended, he was also dealing with the recent developments and investigations, pertaining to the alleged bank fraud, against his businesses in the country and hence, he was unable to depose before the agency.
  • US Treasury yields fall amid central banking news

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    Noting a rise in business optimism, an increase in business investment, a strengthening labor market and an accelerating pace of economic growth, Quarles said the underlying fundamentals of the USA economy are strong. They were last at 2.95 percent. An index that tracks USA manufacturers rose to a almost 3 1/2-year high (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/us-businesses-grow-rapidly-at-start-of-2018-ihs-markit-finds-2018-02-21) in February and a gauge for service-oriented companies hit a ...
  • Barclays restores dividend as profits rise

    Barclays restores dividend as profits rise

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    Barclays also announced a restoration of its dividend to 6.5 pence per share for 2018, more than double the last year's full-year dividend of 3 pence. Excluding items, earnings per share was 16.2 pence. He said: "We have already started to see some of the benefits of our work in 2017". Its shares rose 5 per cent or 10.55p to 212.65p in early trading.
  • EPFO slashes interest rate, to pay 8.55% on deposits for 2017-18

    EPFO slashes interest rate, to pay 8.55% on deposits for 2017-18

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    Gangwar, who also heads the EPFO's apex decision-making body, the Central Board of Trustees , said he expected the finance ministry to approve the interest rate that was decided on Wednesday. "We paid 8.65% last fiscal, which had resulted in a surplus of Rs 695 crore past year", Gangwar said. The EPFO has invested around Rs 38,000 crore so far in the ETFs.
  • Supreme Court deals blow to Wall Street whistle-blowers with unanimous ruling

    Supreme Court deals blow to Wall Street whistle-blowers with unanimous ruling

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    Whistleblower lawyers said Wednesday that the court's decision will drive employees to the SEC when they're anxious about possible corporate misconduct. who was sacked after he reported alleged securities violations to his senior management, but not the SEC. The Ninth Circuit acknowledged that Dodd-Frank specifically defines a "whistleblower" as an individual who has provided information to the SEC, but reasoned that applying that definition to the statute's anti-retaliation provision, ...
  • McDonald's Is Bringing Back Szechuan Sauce Next Week

    McDonald's Is Bringing Back Szechuan Sauce Next Week

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    The joke, which began as a rip on co-creator Justin Roiland who also happens to be obsessed with the sauce , resulted in McDonald's sending Roiland a large jug of the sauce and then, last fall, McDonald's put out an extremely limited amount of the sauce in packaging created to resemble the style of Rick and Morty along with Rick and Morty-inspired posters.
  • Gold prices climb following release of Fed minutes

    Gold prices climb following release of Fed minutes

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    In total, there will be $258 billion worth of debt auctioned by the US Treasury this week. CURRENCIES: The dollar weakened to 107.32 yen from 107.77 yen in late trading Wednesday. Trading in Chinese financial markets will resume on Thursday after being shut for the past week for the Lunar New Year. The S&P 500 lost 0.3 percent as of 10:06 a.m.in NY, halting a six-day rally.
  • Ford's Head of North America Leaves Amid Allegations of Inappropriate Behavior

    Ford's Head of North America Leaves Amid Allegations of Inappropriate Behavior

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    No replacement has been announced. Previously, Nair, a graduate of Kettering University, was executive vice president, Product Development, and chief technical officer (CTO), a position he held since December 1, 2015. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). Nair was one of four executives awarded a retention stock bonus a year ago, just days before Ford ousted Mark Fields and named Jim Hackett as CEO.
  • (MSFT) is Teacher Retirement System of Texas' 2nd Largest Position

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    Dean Investment Associates Llc who had been investing in Microsoft Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $710.26B market cap company. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, February 6 by Argus Research. Credit Suisse Ag accumulated 1.08% or 14.85M shares. The rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity with "Hold" on Thursday, July 6.
  • Brokerage Overview of: Washington Real Estate Investment Trust (WRE)

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    Washington Real Estate Investment Trust (WRE ) stock price tumbled -1.65% to finalize at $26.16 throughout previous buying and selling session. The PEG ratio is used to determine a stock's value while taking the company's earnings growth into account, and is considered to provide a more complete picture than the P/E.
  • Existing Home Sales Slip Nationally & Locally, But Why?

    Existing Home Sales Slip Nationally & Locally, But Why?

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    That was the biggest year-on-year drop since August 2014. "The utter lack of sufficient housing supply and its influence on higher home prices muted overall sales activity in much of the US last month", says Lawrence Yun, chief economist at NAR.
  • U.S. short-term borrowing costs rise to highest since 2008

    U.S. short-term borrowing costs rise to highest since 2008

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    While speculators are turning bearish, money managers are looking at the highest USA yields in years as a buying opportunity in a world where shorter-term Japanese and German notes still carry negative yields. They add that "macro volatility is likely to pick up and the risk of a large negative shock is increasing". US crude hit a near two-week high the previous day on news of inventory declines at a key storage hub and from expectations that top OPEC producers could extend cooperation ...
  • Oktopost Releases GDPR-Compliant Social Media Management Solutions to Customers

    Oktopost Releases GDPR-Compliant Social Media Management Solutions to Customers

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    Notably, it points out, organisations will be responsible for data protection breaches at any point within the supply chain - putting fleet operators in a high risk category. These permissioned ledgers allow companies to hide their data from competitors. He said organisations were also required to note the provisions of the NITDA Guidelines on Data Protection, issued in 2013 and now being revised.
  • California School Shooting Thwarted, Multiple Guns Found in Student's Home

    California School Shooting Thwarted, Multiple Guns Found in Student's Home

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    The teenager was arrested for making criminal threats while the older brother was arrested on charges including possession of an assault weapon and failure to register a handgun, McDonnell said. The latest on what authorities say is a thwarted shooting plot by a California student. School district security officer Marino Chavez told reporters that he heard a 17-year-old student at El Camino High School say he was going to "shoot up the school sometime in the next three weeks".
  • Investors Catching Stocks JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM)

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    The stock decreased 0.92% or $0.51 during the last trading session, reaching $55.1. About 8.32 million shares traded. It is down 71.41% since February 20, 2017 and is downtrending. $425,399 worth of JPMorgan Chase & Co. $1.03M worth of stock was sold by Lake Marianne on Saturday, January 13. Erdoes Mary E . also sold $7.31 million worth of JPMorgan Chase & Co.
  • Eurozone business growth slows in February: Markit

    Eurozone business growth slows in February: Markit

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    The composite output index fell more-than-expected to 57.8 from 59.6 in January. Markit said confidence about the outlook for activity over the next 12 months reached its strongest since May 2015, as survey respondents cited greater sales volumes and hopes for a sustained improvement in USA economic conditions.
  • Dish Network profit surges on U.S. tax law boost

    Dish Network profit surges on U.S. tax law boost

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    Engineers Gate Manager LP owns 38,024 shares for 0.17% of their portfolio. "The majority of Dish's value lies in its spectrum portfolio, and that the company will eventually find valuable M&A opportunities among traditional carriers and outside participants, though this could take some time", Phil Cusick, a JPMorgan analyst, wrote in a note Wednesday.
  • Hot inflation makes a bullish gold market, economist stresses

    Hot inflation makes a bullish gold market, economist stresses

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    Buyers of Treasuries are not investing, but rather making annual donations to the USA government. S&P 500 Index futures edged lower. Asian markets rose Wednesday as traders brushed off a retreat on Wall Street with attention turning to the release later in the day of minutes from the Federal Reserve's most recent policy meeting.
  • Price Target Summary: AbbVie Inc. (ABBV)

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    Sabal Trust Co decreased its stake in Abbvie Inc ( ABBV ) by 9.95% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. The Fulton Bank holds 74,376 shares with $6.61M value, down from 82,484 last quarter. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -18.10% negative EPS growth. Since August 21, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 sale for $3.25 million activity.
  • Japanese Exchange Faces Technical Glitch, Offers Free Bitcoins

    Japanese Exchange Faces Technical Glitch, Offers Free Bitcoins

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    A Japanese cryptocurrency exchange experienced a glitch that briefly dropped the price of Bitcoin to zero. One, according to the Asahi Shimbun , even placed a order for bitcoin worth 2,200 trillion yen ($20 trillion) at the time; then moving to quickly sell it again.