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General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) Plunges -3.94% in Early Trade on Tuesday

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GE, the worst performer on the Dow in 2017, has already cut its planned annual dividend for 2018 to 48 cents from 96 cents a year earlier, only the third cut in the company's 125-year history. The 1-year low was reported on Jan, 16 by Barchart.com . Ruggie Grp Inc reported 83 shares. Farr Miller & Washington Llc who had been investing in General Elec Co Com for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $156.45B market cap company. Read More »

Ferrero buys Nestle' US candy business (3)

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Ferrero already has a USA presence, with brands such as Tic Tac, Ferrero Rocher and Nutella already sold there. The U.S. unit, home to local, mass-market names BabyRuth, Butterfinger and Crunch, has been underperforming rivals for years, suffering from consumers' preference for healthier snacks like fruit and nut bars and premium brands like Lindt. Read More »

McDonald's Renews Sustainable Packaging Goals

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The world's biggest restaurant chain will aim to get 100 per cent of its packaging from renewable, recycled or certified sources by 2025, with a preference for Forest Stewardship Council certification, which ensures that products come from responsibly managed forests. Read More »

Milestone Group Inc. Has $361000 Position in Wells Fargo & Co

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Looking into last 5 trades, the stock observed a return of nearly -0.32%. About 4.39M shares traded. AbbVie Inc. (NYSE:ABBV) has risen 10.63% since January 16, 2017 and is uptrending. Therefore 47% are positive. Continental Resources Inc. had 132 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was downgraded by Zacks on Wednesday, August 12 to "Buy". Read More »

USA lawmakers urge AT&T to cut all ties with Huawei

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They're also unhappy with the fact that Cricket Wireless, a subsidiary of AT&T providing pre-paid mobile voice, text, and data, resells Huawei handsets. Michael Wessel, from the US China Economic and Security Review Commission, told Reuters: "The next wave of wireless communication has enormous economic and national security implications". Read More »

Sinclair Broadcast Group Sees Unusually High Options Volume (SBGI)

It has underperformed by 11.09% the S&P500. Northstar Asset Management Llc increased its stake in Celgene Corporation (CELG) by 125.99% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Oxbow Advsr Ltd Llc accumulated 0.7% or 115,050 shares. (NYSE:FDS). Point72 Asia (Hong Kong) invested in 0.04% or 277 shares. Beach Invest Management Ltd Liability invested in 9,740 shares or 2.47% of the stock. Read More »

Citi posts strong earnings, despite taking $22 billion hit from tax reform

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On average, 22 analysts polled by Thomson Reuters expected the company to earn $1.19 per share. The bank booked a $22 billion one-time, non-cash charge of $22 billion, or $8.43 per share, on account of the new tax law. Citigroup posted a loss of $18.3 billion, or $7.15 a share, its largest ever quarterly deficit, with the $22 billion charge also leading to a loss for the year. Read More »

Premier Foods reports third quarter sales hike

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In its trading update this morning, it revealed Batchelors delivered its fourth successive quarter of sales growth. The British group, which also owns brands including Ambrosia, Angel Delight and Bisto, said that although it did regularly review "options to deliver value for all of its stakeholders" and such reviews did involve discussions with third parties, including Nissin, there was "no current situation where discussions have gone beyond an exploratory stage". Read More »

Analysts See $0.56 EPS for Mondelez International, Inc. (MDLZ)

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The investor is now holding $61.28 million shares due in part to a decrease of 2.57 million new shares in their portfolio. (NASDAQ: MDLZ ). Hirtle Callaghan Limited Liability Corporation has 0% invested in Mondelez International, Inc . TheStreet upgraded shares of Mondelez International from a "c+" rating to a "b" rating in a research report on Thursday, December 21st. Hillhouse Capital Management Ltd. Read More »

BlackBerry launches 'Jarvis' cybersecurity solution aimed at automakers

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BlackBerry's cloud-based tool, which can be customised for each automaker's supply chain, automates the process of verifying software components, which would otherwise be a time-consuming manual task. Once scanned, development teams have immediate access to the results via user-friendly dashboards with specific cautions and advisories. "Jarvis is a game-changer for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) because for the first time, they have a complete, consistent, and near real-time view ... Read More »

Stanford Reading Robots Beat Humans on Comprehension Test

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Machines can already outplay us in chess, poker and other games, and now they are becoming better readers as well. The model, developed by Alibaba's Institute of Data Science of Technologies, scored 82.44, while humans scored a 82.304. Alibaba's result was officially registered by Squad on January 11, a day ahead of Microsoft's, technically making the Chinese company the first to beat human scores. Read More »

BP share price slides as group takes another Deepwater Horizon charge

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The claims were part of the Court Supervised Settlement Program that was set up in the wake of the disaster and included almost 400,000 cases, BP said. In the Deepwater Horizon incident, 11 people died and tons of oil leaked into the Gulf of Mexico, reaching the U.S. shores. "Work on claims for damages is nearly over, and we now have a better look at our remaining obligations", said the Chief Financial Officer of BP, Brian Gilvary. Read More »

Inflation falls back in December from near six-year high

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However, this was partially offset by an increase in tobacco and fuel prices, after duties rose following the Autumn Budget. Consumer price inflation based on the consumer price index (CPI) hit a 17-month high of 5.12 per cent year-on-year in December, showing a rising trend, partly due to the effect of a lower base in the wake of last year's demonetisation. Read More »

Anadarko Petroleum (APC) Rating Increased to Buy at Seaport Global Securities

Anadarko Petroleum (NYSE: APC ) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October 31st. It has underperformed by 39.40% the S&P500. Investment analysts at Piper Jaffray Companies initiated coverage on shares of Anadarko Petroleum (NYSE: APC ) in a research note issued to investors on Thursday, December 21st, MarketBeat.com reports. Read More »

Heavy snow and gale force winds set to batter Derbyshire this week

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Maximum afternoon temperatures will range 4 to 8 degrees in fresh to strong and gusty westerly winds. Snow and ice is set to be followed by winds of up to 70mph, prompting two weather warnings for Wales this week. The various weather warnings have cautioned about the possibility of travel delays on roads, public transport cancellations and power cuts. Hail, lightning and blizzard conditions are also possible in certain areas, forecasters warn, however spells of sunshine are expected to be ... Read More »

Crisis-hit United Kingdom construction giant Carillion goes into liquidation

The FCA is looking at the timing of profits warnings but you could also argue that the number and value of government contracts being awarded following those warnings also misled investors by painting a false picture of health. Paul Nowak, deputy general secretary of the Trades Union Congress, said the Government needed to "guarantee jobs and services" amid uncertainty over the future of the firm and "explain how they let this mess happen". Read More »

Carillion collapse is UK outsourcing stress test

Cabinet Office minister David Lidington said the official receiver appointed to deal with the liquidation of the company had the power to impose "severe penalties" if misconduct is identified. Shares in the company, which employs 43,000 people worldwide, had already plummeted last summer from £192.10 to on the 7th of July to £57.20 on the 13th, following three profit warnings and an announcement it was writing off £1bn from its contracts. Read More »

Worth Watching Stock: Synergy Pharma Cmn (SGYP)

Among 4 analysts covering Aimmune Therapeutics ( NASDAQ:AIMT ), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Rodman & Renshaw maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Friday, January 20 report. BTIG Research restated a buy rating and issued a $11.00 price objective on shares of Synergy Pharmaceuticals in a report on Friday, September 8th. Croft accumulated 8,800 shares. Read More »

Federal judge blocks Trump's attempt to let DACA expire for current recipients

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Lawmakers walked away confused. It targets Reps. Carlos Curbelo and Illeana Ros-Lehtinen and 32 other Republican members of Congress who signed a letter saying they would vote for a DACA bill. " Today I'm here, tomorrow I don't know if I'm going to be here", Azua said. "He's said openly he wants to provide DACA relief, he said that as Homeland Security secretary". Read More »

Red Line Metro Train Derails in DC

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The rail system says the Red Line train that derailed was carrying 60 passengers and the derailment happened outside the Farragut North station. Emergency crews worked with the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) to free the passengers from the train. Read More »

Williams Partners LP (WPZ) Tenkan-Sen Line Crosses Above Kijun Sen

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Sportsman's Warehouse Holdings, Inc. NanoString Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:NSTG) has risen 32.04% since January 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 31.65% the S&P500. Stock price crosses of key moving averages may be used to help identify certain entry or exit points, and possible shifts in the current trend. Raymond James maintained Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P. Read More »

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Holdings Reduced by Meeder Asset Management Inc

Spc Financial Inc who had been investing in Johnson & Johnson for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $391.59B market cap company. The stock decreased 1.23% or $0.19 during the last trading session, reaching $15.29. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. downgraded Johnson & Johnson from an "overweight" rating to a "neutral" rating in a report on Tuesday, January 2nd. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $1.68 EPS. Read More »

Lexington Realty Trust (LXP) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts

BioCryst Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:BCRX) has risen 75.08% since January 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 7.20% the S&P500. Therefore 50% are positive. Rhumbline Advisers holds 0% or 92,817 shares. Eagle Asset Inc holds 0.02% or 33,674 shares. We will use EBITDA margin and Return on Investment (ROI), which adjust for differences in capital structure, as measure of profitability and return ., compared to an EBITDA margin of 18.84% for New York REIT, Inc. Read More »

US republicans unveil immigration bill, trump demands funds for wall

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I want a merit based system of immigration and people who will help take our country to the next level. He also denied demanding that Haitians be removed from negotiations about protected status for people from certain countries. It was unclear why the three other Republicans attended. "There has not been a deal reached yet", said White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders. Read More »

Do You Own Marvell Technology Group Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRVL) Shares?

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Insiders have sold 1,813,418 shares of company stock worth $33,627,308 over the last three months. About 1.31M shares traded. AptarGroup, Inc. (NYSE:ATR) has risen 10.03% since January 14, 2017 and is uptrending. LLC bought a new stake in shares of Marvell Technology Group in the third quarter worth $124,000. It also upped Pinnacle West Cap Corp (NYSE:PNW) stake by 211,791 shares and now owns 242,303 shares. Read More »

December trade deficit widens to $14.9 bn

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Major commodity groups of import showing high growth in December 2017 over the corresponding month of past year included petroleum products (34.94 per cent), electronic goods (19.2 per cent), pearls, precious & semi-precious stones (93.98 per cent), gold (71.52 per cent), and machinery, electrical & non-electrical (11.21 per cent). Read More »

GFS Advisors LLC Invests $383000 in Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT)

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Deluxe Corporation (NYSE:DLX) has risen 8.85% since January 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 93.91% the S&P500. Liberty Capital Management Inc increased Wal ( WMT ) stake by 1082.33% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. In the transaction dated December 05, 2017, the great number of shares disposed came courtesy the Director, 10% Owner; Walton S Robson disposed a total of 1,864,637 shares at an average price of $97.46, amounting to approximately $181,727,522. Read More »

Dissecting the Insider Trading Patterns of JC Penney Company, Inc. (JCP)

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Holding Company by 2.1% in the third quarter. (NYSE: JCP ) has gone weaker by -41.99%. (NYSE: JCP ) has "Hold" rating given on Friday, October 27 by BMO Capital Markets. owns 492,825 shares or 1.3% of their USA portfolio. Eventide Asset Management Limited Liability Corp holds 0.09% or 290,000 shares in its portfolio. As of December 15th, there was short interest totalling 59,935,041 shares, a decrease of 8.3% from the November 30th total of 65,377,224 shares. Read More »