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New study calls for introduction of 'vaping lounges' in hospitals


E-cigarette use does not prevent young people from smoking, according to the Health Department. Undertaken by leading independent tobacco experts, the review indicated that vaping poses only a small fraction of the risks of smoking, meaning switching completely from smoking to vaping can deliver substantial health benefits. Read More »

Earnings Yield in Focus For Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NasdaqGS:ATVI)

To measure price-variation, we found ATVI's volatility during a week at 2.87% and during a month it has been found around 2.57%. Capital World Investors now owns 22,538,000 shares of the company's stock worth $1,297,513,000 after buying an additional 4,327,000 shares during the last quarter. Read More »

Britons waste nearly £1200 a year stuck in rush hour traffic


The study, based on an analysis of 1,360 cities in 38 countries, showed that London was the seventh worst city in the world for gridlock, above all its European rivals including Paris, Rome, Berlin and Madrid. Factoring in typically less busy non-peak weekday hours and weekends, D.C. area drivers are in congestion 11 percent of all time spent behind the wheel, according to INRIX. Read More »

Analyst Opinion Summary: Viavi Solutions Inc. (VIAV), Socket Mobile, Inc. (SCKT)


Viavi Solutions Inc . (NASDAQ:VIAV) has risen 77.76% since February 4, 2017 and is uptrending. The shares were sold at an average price of $9.00, for a total value of $90,000.00. Viavi Solutions Inc had 13 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. While having a peek at profitability ratios Viavi Solutions Cmn (NASDAQ:VIAV) has trailing twelve month gross margin at 60%, its trailing twelve month operating margin stands at 1.7% whereas its trailing twelve month net ... Read More »

Lexington Realty Trust (LXP) stock RSI touches to 27.31 it is oversold

About 994,549 shares traded or 67.90% up from the average. (NYSEMKT:IRT) has risen 20.69% since February 5, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 2.61% the S&P500. Vornado Realty Trust (NYSE:VNO)'s shares outstanding are 189.88. The company has market cap of $765.11 million. It owns a diversified portfolio of equity and debt investments in single tenant commercial properties. Read More »

Why the stock market is selling off, explained


From their recent high, United States shares have fallen 3.9% making it the deepest pullback since a 4.8% fall prior to the November 2016 U.S. election. Those are periods where the market dipped and people predicted the worst, but we didn't even end up in a true correction. The next table shows United States share market falls greater than 10% since the 1970s. Read More »

Bank to hold rates amid speculation over May hike


The Reserve Bank of Australia have chosen to keep the cash rate at 1.5 per cent for a 17 consecutive month. "One continuing source of uncertainty is the outlook for household consumption", the bank said in December , adding that "household incomes are growing slowly and debt levels are high". Read More »

NJ Governor Imposes Net Neutrality Rules


During the signing, Murphy stated the repeal was, "arbitrary and risky and will gives outsized power to a few big companies to control the free flow of information". "Without net neutrality, businesses and communities around New Jersey will suffer", Gonzalez said . Last December, the FCC voted 3-2 to repeal those rules. Read More »

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 activity.as 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 »