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The announcement came on Equal Pay Day. This decision, then, is not binding on federal courts in Virginia and elsewhere, but it is likely to influence how other federal courts review pay discrimination claims under the Equal Pay Act and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which also prohibits pay discrimination based on sex (and other protected characteristics).
  • 21st Century Fox offices raided by European Commission

    21st Century Fox offices raided by European Commission

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    The Telegraph , a British newspaper, was first to report news of the surprise inspection and said a variety of documents and computer records were seized. FNG is an operating unit of Fox, which distributes TV and cable channels and content around the world. The investigation comes at a delicate time for 21st Century Fox, which wants to buy European broadcaster Sky.
  • RSI Touches 43.71 For BHP Billiton plc (NYSE:BBL)

    RSI Touches 43.71 For BHP Billiton plc (NYSE:BBL)

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    South Street Advisors LLC now owns 196,680 shares of the mining company's stock valued at $9,045,000 after purchasing an additional 2,340 shares during the last quarter. The hedge fund run by Brad Farber held 116,000 shares of the health care company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $4.77M, down from 134,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter.
  • Trading Indicator Review for International Business Machines (IBM)

    Trading Indicator Review for International Business Machines (IBM)

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    About 1.74M shares traded. A number of analysts recently issued reports on IBM shares. It has underperformed by 24.13% the S&P500. Investors sentiment increased to 1.03 in Q4 2017. Since January 31, 2018, it had 1 buy, and 2 sales for $2.69 million activity. $780,000 worth of International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) was sold by Gherson Diane J on Monday, February 26.
  • Firms & Funds Favorite: Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE:NEM)

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    The ratio is negative, as 230 funds increased and opened new stock positions, while 216 decreased and sold their stock positions in Newmont Mining Corp . Commonwealth Comml Bank Of Aus holds 0.13% or 348,720 shares in its portfolio. Parkwood Limited Co holds 0.76% of its portfolio in Facebook, Inc. Jacobs Levy Equity Mgmt Incorporated holds 4,450 shares.
  • Gas prices down this week, still higher than last month

    Gas prices down this week, still higher than last month

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    Local fuel prices are up an average of 19.1 cents per gallon in the past month and are 31.6 cents per gallon above the same time a year ago. The U.S. Additionally, demand for gasoline remains robust at 9.2 million b/d and is more in line with demand levels at the same time in 2017. Annual global consumption is forecast at 100.31 million barrels a day, up from 98.52 million barrels a year ago.
  • Holder Van Eck Associates Corp Has Trimmed Barrick Gold Corp (ABX) Position

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    Moreover, Saba Capital Management L.P. has 0.69% invested in the company for 555,844 shares. The stock decreased 3.20% or $46.52 during the last trading session, reaching $1405.23. $887,224 worth of Columbia Sportswear Company (NASDAQ:COLM) shares were sold by KLENZ WALTER. Vantage Ltd Liability has 7,312 shares. Sarl accumulated 40,610 shares or 0.4% of the stock.
  • Kroger to hire thousands to remain a player in the grocery battle

    Kroger to hire thousands to remain a player in the grocery battle

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    Advisory Services Network LLC now owns 3,773 shares of the company's stock worth $104,000 after purchasing an additional 2,823 shares in the last quarter. Kroger will be expanding its employee ranks as the company begins a process to fill an estimated 11,000 positions across its supermarket divisions.
  • Bayern Munich vs. Sevilla live stream info, TV channel

    Bayern Munich vs. Sevilla live stream info, TV channel

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    However, clinching a Bundesliga title prematurely hasn't made European glory any easier. There were some fitting goalscorers. James Rodriguez has chipped in as well. Sevilla , without a win in four games since shocking Manchester United, welcome Argentina midfielder Ever Banega back from suspension. Sevilla's Simon Kjaer and Sebastian Corchia have both been ruled out of the tie whilst Angel Correa is a doubt.
  • Third party joins Bon-Ton buyer group

    Third party joins Bon-Ton buyer group

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    Although The Bon-Ton Stores was scheduled to go to bankruptcy auction on Monday, a group of investors stepped forward to express interest in buying the company and signed a letter of intent to do so. As Bon-Ton noted, however, there are other bids - all of which "contemplate the liquidation of the debtors' assets and a wind-down of their businesses".
  • Noticeable Observation for Stock Investors: Visa Inc

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    The stock traded on impressive volume of 8.38 Million comparing to the average volume of 8612.69 shares, completing picture of exact trends with uncompleted dots in volume over the norm. Therefore 89% are positive. Visa Inc . had 126 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. SunTrust has "Buy" rating and $135 target.
  • Mobile And Sprint Reportedly Talking About A Merger Again

    Mobile And Sprint Reportedly Talking About A Merger Again

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    Vetr downgraded Sprint from a "strong-buy" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $5.90 price target for the company.in a report on Thursday, January 4th. Alps Advisors Inc. now owns 30,795 shares of the cell phone carrier's stock valued at $140,000 after buying an additional 19,369 shares in the last quarter.
  • Aramco subsidiary deals pave way for U.S. petrochemical expansion

    Aramco subsidiary deals pave way for U.S. petrochemical expansion

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    The announcements capped a three-week visit to Houston by Mohammed bin Salman , Saudi Arabia's crown prince , during a boom in USA oil and gas production largely driven by West Texas shale drilling. According to him, his company is considering increasing the capacity of 603,000 barrels per day to the refinery to 1.0-1.5 million barrels per day, which will make it the largest in the world.
  • 70-year-old man charged in small town bank robberies

    70-year-old man charged in small town bank robberies

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    Yup, Rowley, who's had a longtime crush on the pop star, confessed that he took the money and tried to throw it over the fence of Swift's Rhode Island home before leading police on a chase back to CT. Taylor Swift's beauty allegedly pushed a man with a crush on her to a life of crime all in the hopes of - ready for it? - impressing her. seriously.
  • Attractive Moving Stock: Kinross Gold Corp (KGC)

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    Hence the difference between Predicted EPS and Actual EPS reported is $-0.02/share which shows an Earnings Surprise of -66.7 Percent. Conversely, high volume of a particular security can indicate that traders are placing their long-term confidence in the investment.
  • Shares in Tractor Supply (TSCO) Acquired by Element Capital Management LLC

    Shares in Tractor Supply (TSCO) Acquired by Element Capital Management LLC

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    The company's stock sank 20.19% while Douglass Winthrop Advisors Llc sold 174,649 shares. The stock increased 0.70% or $1.05 during the last trading session, reaching $150.62. Finally, BidaskClub upgraded shares of Tractor Supply from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a research report on Friday, December 22nd. Therefore 20% are positive.
  • Are Suncor Energy Inc. (NYSE:SU) Writing a Solid Enough Story?

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    Chemical Bank increased Suncor Energy Inc (SU ) stake by 152.22% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd. now owns 16,490,092 shares of the company's stock worth $424,034,000 after buying an additional 461,107 shares during the period.
  • DOR and IRS Warnings on Tax Scams this Season

    DOR and IRS Warnings on Tax Scams this Season

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    In the meantime, if you owe a tax debt of any kind and are wondering how to deal with it, please contact us to schedule an appointment for a free initial consultation. "A United Nations of people come through our doors and all are treated with kindness, warmth and professionalism by our students", says Zilberberg who estimates that the school spends $20,000 out of pocket a year on laptops, supplies and advertising to host this service for the community.
  • BP teams up with Tesla to venture into battery storage for windfarm

    BP teams up with Tesla to venture into battery storage for windfarm

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    It has underperformed by 15.09% the S&P500. Glen Kacher decreased its stake in Tesla Inc ( TSLA ) by 42.31% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. 69 funds opened positions while 206 raised stakes. Polar Cap Limited Liability Partnership reported 0.12% of its portfolio in Tesla, Inc. Ironwood Fincl Ltd reported 30 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings.
  • Delta Air Lines Inc (NYSE:DAL) Institutional Investors Quarterly Sentiment

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    Imperial Capital rated the Delta Air Lines , Inc. DAL outperformed the S&P 500 by 6.15%. The acquisition was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this link . (NASDAQ:TSLA) or 119,223 shares. (NYSE: DAL ). Hancock Holdings, a Mississippi-based fund reported 28,473 shares. Ww Invsts accumulated 3.03 million shares.
  • Govt rules out extending May 18 deadline for Air India's bidders

    Govt rules out extending May 18 deadline for Air India's bidders

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    We are not looking at that option (of extending deadline). The government may announce the winning bidder by May 28, 2018. It delivers a blow to the Indian government's bid to privatise the debt-ridden carrier as IndiGo is the only domestic entity which has publicly expressed its interest in purchasing it.
  • British Gas to increase gas and electricity prices by 5.5%

    British Gas to increase gas and electricity prices by 5.5%

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    The energy giant blamed the move on rising wholesale prices and policy costs. British Gas owner Centrica is blaming the rise in prices on initiatives such as the smart meter roll-out and schemes created to reduce carbon emissions. Price comparison websites, which make money from customers switching suppliers, are predicting that other energy companies will follow the British Gas price rise.
  • Nokia (NYSE:NOK) Upgraded to Buy at Vetr

    Nokia (NYSE:NOK) Upgraded to Buy at Vetr

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    Nokia Corporation , belongs to Technology sector and Communication Equipment industry. Although stock's historical performances are key to consider, don't invest (or not invest) based exclusively on it. It helps investors in determining whether buying, selling or holding on to a stock would be beneficial for them. Taking short look on returns of the firm, net profit margin recorded as 73.90% while operating profit margin was 3.10%, whereas price to sale ratio stands at 3.03 and it indicates ...
  • Volkswagen may replace CEO in management overhaul

    Volkswagen may replace CEO in management overhaul

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    In tapping Diess for the top job, Volkswagen would elevate a senior executive from its own ranks, while at the same time relying on a relative outsider to run the company. Its profit margin climbed to 7.4% of sales past year from 6% in 2015, when the crisis hit. Two months ago, sources close to the top management of VW told Reuters that Mueller was growing frustrated with a lack of support for his reform efforts and by the company's inability to draw a line under its emissions scandal.
  • Iceland pledges to remove palm oil from its own-brand products

    Iceland pledges to remove palm oil from its own-brand products

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    Managing director Richard Walker said: 'Until Iceland can guarantee palm oil is not causing rainforest destruction, we are simply saying "no to palm oil". By the end of the year, 130 products will have been reformulated. Greenpeace's United Kingdom executive director, John Sauven, said the announcement proved palm oil can't be used in a sustainable way: "Iceland has concluded that removing palm oil is the only way it can offer its customers a guarantee that its products do not contain palm ...
  • Danny Welbeck proposes alternative Arsenal attacking option to Arsene Wenger

    Danny Welbeck proposes alternative Arsenal attacking option to Arsene Wenger

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    England World Cup hopeful Welbeck also made Arsenal's other goal for Pierre Emerick-Aubameyang as the Gunners fought off a spirited challenge from the Saints, who remain in the Premier League relegation zone. That allowed Long to nip in between the pair and sweep home his first goal since January 2 in the 17th minute. "Clearly we have got talented players, you saw that today".
  • Ben & Jerry's Free Cone Day is returning this week

    Ben & Jerry's Free Cone Day is returning this week

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    The local ice cream shop is partnering with United Way of Greater Greensboro for the third year in a row to celebrate Free Cone Day . You might want to take a bit of time out of your day to dedicate to the event. The Vermont-based company has been celebrating " Free Cone Day " every year since 1979. Not near a Ben & Jerry's? The company produces a wide variety of super-premium ice cream, yogurt and sorbet using high-quality ingredients.
  • Alibaba's Jack Ma Urges Facebook to Fix Privacy Issues

    Alibaba's Jack Ma Urges Facebook to Fix Privacy Issues

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    As the Company set a record by raising US$410 million in its series B round of funding last July, it once again sets a new record for venture capital funding in the AI sector. "We're going to explore several new strategic directions and that's why we shall spend more money on building infrastructure", SenseTime co-founder Xu Li said in an interview.
  • Hoylecohen LLC Takes Position in Toronto-Dominion Bank (TD)

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    Raymond James & Associates' holdings in Toronto-Dominion Bank were worth $13,763,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Farmers & Merchants Investments Inc who had been investing in General Electric Co for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $113.41B market cap company.
  • Asia advances as markets shrug off U.S. declines amid trade tensions

    Asia advances as markets shrug off U.S. declines amid trade tensions

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    The dollar rose to as high as 107.245 JPY= before giving up some of those gains and trading up 0.2 percent at 107.03. Oil markets also extended strong gains Tuesday, rising almost 2 percent after Xi's comments. -Chinese tariff dispute after President Donald Trump said a settlement was possible but his advisers said other nations might add to pressure on Beijing.
  • The World's Busiest Airports Continue to Grow

    The World's Busiest Airports Continue to Grow

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    Once again, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta Airport is the busiest in the world, having welcomed nearly 104 million passengers past year. With nearly 104 million passengers, the airport is within a two-hour flight of 80% of the United States' population.
  • Uber acquires Jump, a dockless e-bike share company

    Uber acquires Jump, a dockless e-bike share company

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    Every three days, JUMP employees locate bikes using Global Positioning System and swap out batteries for those in need of a charge. In a post on Medium , Rzepecki said Khosrowshahi's leadership made Jump feel more comfortable with the deal.
  • Zuckerberg prepares another apology - this time to Congress

    Zuckerberg prepares another apology - this time to Congress

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    Facebook says it began yesterday informing users whose data may have been shared with Cambridge Analytica , the London-based company which counts US President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign among its past clients, and which has disputed Facebook's estimate of the number of affected users.
  • China blames United States for trade frictions, but Trump voices optimism

    China blames United States for trade frictions, but Trump voices optimism

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    One of those is China pushing the state intellectual property office this year to step up law enforcement of relevant laws, Xi said. Chinese President Xi Jinping called on Taiwan's business community on Tuesday to shun any idea of independence for their island and to promote peace and stable ties with the mainland, state media reported .
  • Sensex opens over 100 points up, Nifty reclaims 10400

    Sensex opens over 100 points up, Nifty reclaims 10400

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    The gauge had gained 774.47 points in the previous three sessions. Moreover, widening of bets by investors amid optimism ahead of earnings season, to begin later this week, also supported the uptrend, brokers said. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 47 points to close at 23,980, the S&P 500 added 9 points to finish at 2,613 and the Nasdaq Composite Index was up by 35 points and ended the day at 6,950.
  • Apple goes green, embraces clean energy sources for its offices

    Apple goes green, embraces clean energy sources for its offices

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    As of 2014, all of Apple's data centers have been powered by clean energy, and the company said that since 2011, its renewable energy projects have reduced greenhouse gas emissions from its facilities worldwide by 54 percent. It is powered by 100 percent renewable energy from multiple sources, including a 17-megawatt onsite rooftop solar installation and four megawatts of biogas fuel cells, and controlled by a microgrid with battery storage.
  • Trump predicts trade concessions by China

    Trump predicts trade concessions by China

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    Advisers to President Donald Trump are worrying about the effect of tariffs and retaliatory tariffs imposed by both these giants on the security of South Korea and the region at a time when North and South Korea appear to be improving in the run-up to President Moon Jae-in's summit with Kim Jong-un on April 27.
  • United Kingdom house prices gain ground but market still 'soft'

    United Kingdom house prices gain ground but market still 'soft'

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    Compared to February, in March, prices rose by 1.5%, while experts on average expected a rise of only 0.2%. House prices increased 1.5% month-on-month in March. Mortgage approvals are down compared to 12 months ago, whilst home sales have remained flat in the early months of the year. "The current affordability of mortgages, coupled with a reduction in unemployment and an insufficient level of housing stock, will continue to stimulate the market and price growth should exceed wider ...
  • Trump to make decision on Syria action in next 24-48 hours

    Trump to make decision on Syria action in next 24-48 hours

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    At a Monday meeting with his Cabinet, Trump said he would make a decision on how to respond in the next 24 to 48 hours, adding that "nothing is off the table ". "If he does, it's going to be very tough". Allegations of a government sponsored chemical attack in in Syria on Saturday comes as pro-government forces concluded an operation to liberate the region from Islamic militants that had taken control of vast swaths of the country, and only days after Trump publicly stated his ...