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Best Buy Ends CD Sales, Target Demands New Terms


A report from Billboard that relies on unnamed sources says so. At one point, Best Buy was the most powerful music merchandiser in the USA, but nowadays it's a shadow of its former self with a relatively small inventory of titles. This way, Target would only have to pay for items that have actually sold. Any unsold merchandise is shipped back to the labels, again at the store's expense. Read More »

Tata Motors shares tank 10% post tepid JLR Q3 performance


Tata Motors counter rose over 3.12 per cent at Rs 396.05 on the BSE against a 0.88 per cent dip in Sensex. According to N Chandrasekaran, chairman, Tata Motors , the turnaround strategy for Tata Motors's standalone unit was well on track with strong volumes and improved profitability on the back of cost reduction. Read More »

Nissan 370Zki is a mean winter-enthusiast machine


A custom body wrap by Icon Image Graphics, with special Armada Snow Patrol logo, was the final touch. Currently, there is just one 370Zki and it's likely to stay that way. Next, they have developed custom mounts for the rear springs. A custom lift kit had to be designed and fabricated, adding the extra 3-inches of ride height required by the car's 4ft long DOMINATOR® tracks. Read More »

Neymar beating Messi and Ronaldo stats at 26 but needs silverware


They will both be remembered as two of the greatest - if not *the* two greatest - players of all time. He won his fifth Ballon d'Or in 2017 and thus holds the record for the most wins alongwith Messi. This year is a bit harder for him but it's not over yet. Although Messi is showing no signs of being on the wane, these next 12 months represent a flawless opportunity for Neymar to usurp Ronaldo . Read More »

"S Mode" will replace the security-focused Windows 10 S


READ NEXT : Apple and Cisco partner to make cyber insurance less costly Most people still reply on desktop programs that aren't available in Microsoft's walled garden. However, Microsoft purportedly wants to impose S Mode are the default baseline mode for future installs of the operating system. "Extended support will end 10/14/2025", the company added. Read More »

Alleged hacker wins bid to stop extradition to US


After the ruling, Mr Love , speaking outside court, said: "This decision is important for the appropriate administration of criminal justice and also for the humanitarian accommodation of people whose brains work differently". Supporters argued that the systems infiltrated in #OpLastResort had publicly known vulnerabilities and that rather than doing "real harm", the bulk of costs were incurred by bringing protections up "up to the standard of security that they should have been in the ... Read More »

Local Deputies Warn Facebook Users About Sharing Video


Anyone who receives such video should immediately contact police, authorities said. "If you see something like that, while it's good to report it", said Lt. He recommends those who receive such messages fill out an online tip through the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children . Sgt. Tami Edwards, of the Orlando Police Department's Special Victims Unit, told WKMG-TV Monday that at least 50 residents in the Orlando area have reported receiving the video clip or a screenshot of ... Read More »

La Crosse's Herberger's not on list of closing Bon-Ton stores


However, some of Bon-Ton's peers like Macy's and J.C. Penney and plenty of other retailers saw sales rebound this past holiday shopping season, helped by a solid economy. Bon-Ton has not been profitable since 2010, and is headed for a loss for fiscal 2017 as well. Bon-Ton has dual headquarters in York, Pennsylvania and Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Read More »

India Services PMI rises to 51.7 in January


Economists also attributed the robust strength in services in January to better access to bank loans at the start of the year and solid demand before the long Lunar New Year celebrations, which fall in mid-February. "Brexit blame has emerged once again as the reason for the slowdown in growth of services consumers reined in spending and displayed anxieties about the future", said Duncan Brock of the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply. Read More »

Week-long winter freeze: United Kingdom braced for -7C


The warning is valid from 6pm Monday, February 5 to 6am Tuesday, February 6. The alert covers Leinster , Cavan, Monaghan, Donegal, Leitrim , Roscommon, Sligo, Tipperary and Waterford . Up to 3cm of snow could fall inland, especially on higher ground, including the Kent Down and the Malvern Hills. As cold air spreads from the east later in the day, all levels could expect a dusting with a few snow showers overnight, he said. Read More »

Samsung Heir Released from Prison


The chaebols played key roles in the South's dramatic economic growth but have long had close and sometimes murky ties with political authorities. Experts said Monday's decision to set him free was the latest example of the South Korea's powerful tycoons getting lenient treatment in the country's courts. Read More »

Tesco makes Booker chief a strong No


Tesco has appointed Booker chief Charles Wilson to head up its United Kingdom and Irish business following the Big 4 grocer's £3.7 billion takeover of the wholesaler and convenience store operator. FTSE 100 grocer Tesco PLC said on Monday that following the completion of its acquisition of Booker Group PLC, Charles Wilson will be appointed chief executive officer of Tesco in the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland, with effect on March 5. Read More »

Major Banks Ban Cryptocurrency Purchases On Credit Cards


The king of crypto has suffered heavy losses over the past month, falling by over 50% from over $17,000 at the beginning of January to around $8,000 today. Bank of America, JP Morgan Chase and Citigroup each confirmed to Bloomberg that they were halting transactions involving digital currency with their credit cards, although Bank of America spokeswoman Betty Riess says that customers can still use their debit cards. Read More »

Budget 2018 focuses on building a resilient Bharat: Krish Iyer

Thus, he taxed the rich, imposed long-term capital gains tax on earnings above Rs 1 lakh and gave tax relief to senior citizens and smaller companies below an annual turnover of Rs 250 crore. But the finance minister also outlined incentives for others that will help boost growth, create jobs and promote private investment. Roland Folger, Managing Director & CEO, Mercedes-Benz India , said, "The increase in the basic customs duty of auto parts, accessories and CKD components varying from ... Read More »

Dollar General Corp (NYSE:DG) Institutional Investors Sentiment Unchanged in Q3 2017

Maverick Capital Ltd sold 8.02 million shares as the company's stock declined 0.40% while stock markets rallied. Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ: DLTR ) has risen 3.60% since February 4, 2017 and is uptrending. Out of 30 Wall Street analysts rating Dollar General Corp ., 17 give it "Buy", 2 "Sell" rating, while 11 recommend "Hold". Therefore 57% are positive. Read More »

Bristol Myers Squibb Co (NYSE:BMY) Institutional Investor Sentiment Trend

Bristol Myers Squibb Co now has $103.90 billion valuation. Tradewinds Capital Management LLC now owns 1,945 shares of the biopharmaceutical company's stock valued at $108,000 after purchasing an additional 500 shares in the last quarter. Green Square Ltd Liability Corp invested in 4,890 shares. Shares for $536,666 were sold by Reynolds Shelley on Tuesday, August 15. Jefferies Grp Incorporated Limited Liability Corp holds 209,671 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Read More »

Albion Financial Group UT Acquires 8889 Shares of QUALCOMM, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCOM)

The hedge fund held 19,456 shares of the computer manufacturing company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $2.63 million, up from 16,434 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Mizuho reissued a "buy" rating on shares of QUALCOMM in a report on Friday, October 27th. Qualcomm Inc (NASDAQ:QCOM) institutional sentiment decreased to 0.85 in Q3 2017. Read More »

Investment Doubling Stocks on Cards: United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X)


The firm has "Hold" rating by Jefferies given on Wednesday, July 27. The firm has "Equal-Weight" rating by Barclays Capital given on Tuesday, January 12. According to their observations and findings, the stock could provide a high EPS of $0.2/share and a low EPS of $-0.02/share. AK Steel Holding Corporation (AKS ) shares have been seen trading -44.94% off its 52 week- peak value and changed 26.50% from its 52 week-bottom price value. Read More »

Texas Instruments (TXN) Receives "Neutral" Rating from B. Riley

Last trading transaction put the stock price at $109.67. The stock had a trading volume of 7,470,000 shares, compared to its average volume of 5,980,000. Therefore 48% are positive. Robert W. Baird lifted their price target on Texas Instruments from $85.00 to $100.00 and gave the company a "neutral" rating in a report on Wednesday, October 25th. Read More »

Duke Energy (DUK) Receives Media Sentiment Score of 0.07


The company's stock had a trading volume of 4,251,728 shares, compared to its average volume of 3,350,000. About 3.50 million shares traded or 15.00% up from the average. (NYSE:MRK) rating on Friday, July 28. The company was maintained on Sunday, August 27 by BMO Capital Markets. The firm has "Sell" rating by Citigroup given on Wednesday, January 11. Read More »

Stocks lower after positive jobs report spurs concerns of Fed interest hike


At 1 pm yesterday UPS made a similar forecast, and took the United States stock market down with it. The NASDAQ on Friday slid 144.92 points, or 2 percent, to 7,240.95, a drop of 3.5 percent from 7,505.77 a week earlier. "But as investors worry about whether this is enough and whether it can continue, we're likely to keep seeing stocks become more volatile". Its shares sank roughly 4.3 percent Friday, worse than the broader market. Read More »

Americans to eat 1.35 billion wings on Super Bowl weekend


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. "It's a lot of wings, people love wings", Bitzonis said. A super amount of food for football's biggest day. He warned that because of the current low wholesale prices, wing popularity will probably rise slightly as college basketball builds toward its March Madness finale. Read More »

United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS) held by 188 SEC 13F Filers


More notable recent United Parcel Service, Inc . It has underperformed by 14.60% the S&P500. Columbia Asset Mngmt, Michigan-based fund reported 20,790 shares. A change of -6.13% in the price clearly indicates a strong asset performance for the corporation, bearing in mind the total returns from its investment and dividends or distributions obtained from the investment. Read More »

What Are The Technicals Telling Us About Portland General Electric Company (POR)

The stock decreased 2.78% or $2.84 during the last trading session, reaching $99.44. About 2.80 million shares traded or 0.36% up from the average. (MIY) has declined 6.97% since February 2, 2017 and is downtrending. Comstock Elizabeth J had sold 24,693 shares worth $633,375. TISCH JAMES S had bought 100,000 shares worth $2.46M on Tuesday, August 22. Since December 8, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 insider sales for $18.06 million activity. Read More »

Airbus' self-piloted air taxi takes to the skies


The Vahana team reported that the aircraft flew autonomously for its entire flight duration, proving that complete autonomous flights can make into reality very soon. But this first test was what you might call a baby step. "After two years of planning and building, we are thrilled to see our efforts culminate in successful flight". Read More »

Citizens laud agri-oriented Budget 2018-19

With subdued economic growth over the past year, the budget was aimed at easing farm distress and addressing a challenging fiscal situation. A large graphic on The Times of India's front page shows the nine "rasas" of the dance form "Budget Natyam", describing elements of compassion, boldness, humour, anger, love, scariness, amazement, revulsion and peace of mind in the Budget. Read More »

AstraZeneca's (LON:AZN) Neutral Rating Reaffirmed at UBS Group

It was the first increase since the third quarter of 2014. The firm has a market cap of $61,910.00 and a PE ratio of 2,472.59. Shore Capital reiterated a hold rating on shares of AstraZeneca in a research report on Tuesday, October 31st. AstraZeneca had a return on equity of 34.02% and a net margin of 15.90%. The firm presently has a "buy" rating on the biopharmaceutical company's stock. Read More »