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Australian govt sites hijacked by crypto miner

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The hack comes less than a year after the "Wannacry" cyber attack that disrupted computers belonging to more than a third of NHS trusts. More than 4000 websites, including many belonging to governments around the world, were hijacked this weekend by hackers who managed to plant CoinHive code created to exploit the computer power of visiting PCs and mine for cryptocurrency. Read More »

HomePod Vs. Google Home Max: Comparison Of Price, Features, Sound

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Apple's decision to restrict HomePod customersto iOS and Apple Music is a strategic effort to keep peopleembedded in its ecosystem. Brian Chen from the New York Times spent his time with all three main smart speakers: HomePod, Alexa , and Home respectively, and his experience paints quite a picture. Read More »

JB Hi-Fi Must Be Still Selling A Lot Of Games And Consoles

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Online sales, in particular, were a particularly strong growth area, surging 40.6 per cent to $119.3 million. "One JB Hi-Fi store was closed and we have exited whitegoods and rebranded the four stores to JB Hi-Fi" from JB Hi-Fi Home. Management has controlled The Good Guys for 12 months now, and although it's still early days, the acquisition's performance has underwhelmed compared to JB's Australian segment. Read More »

McDonald's offers 18-karat Big Mac with Twitter contest

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The unforgettable item from fine jeweler Nadine Ghosn looks much like a famous burger ring that typically retails for a cool $8,800 . 'We know a lot of our customers will remember the 1974 launch of the Big Mac in the United Kingdom and have continued to enjoy the burger and pass the Big Mac love on since then, it remains our most iconic burger!' You can enter on Twitter. Read More »

New England Research & Management Inc. Raises Stake in Celgene Co. (CELG)

It has outperformed by 0.30% the S&P500. Braun Stacey Associates Inc increased its stake in Celgene Corp ( CELG ) by 51.58% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Mizuho set a $128.00 target price on shares of Celgene and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a research note on Tuesday, December 26th. The stock of Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG) has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, January 7 by SunTrust. Read More »

Yum! Brands, Inc. (YUM) Shares Sold by Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC

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Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM). Regions Financial Corporation, a Alabama-based fund reported 22,573 shares. Finally, Mizuho assumed coverage on shares of Yum! The business is expected to report its next earnings report on Wednesday, May 2nd. Niccol sold 927 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, December 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $74.00, for a total value of $616,864.00. Read More »

Senate leaders announce two-year budget deal

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Trump said speaking to law enforcement panel. One day before a threatened USA government shutdown, Senate leaders on Wednesday struck a bipartisan deal that would keep the federal government funded for two years but left contentious immigration topics unaddressed. Read More »

Bustling Stock in Focus: Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN)

The stock decreased 2.27% or $0.11 during the last trading session, reaching $4.73. A significant increase in trading volume means that more than double the average amount of stocks are moving. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained the stock with "Hold" rating in Friday, September 15 report. SG Americas Securities LLC grew its holdings in shares of Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) by 75.7% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. Read More »

Rational Advisors LLC Lowers Holdings in Walt Disney Co (DIS)

The stock increased 3.73% or $3.17 during the last trading session, reaching $88.18. About 4.05M shares traded or 22.52% up from the average. (NYSE:UAL) has risen 77.19% since February 11, 2017 and is uptrending. Korea Investment owns 68,968 shares or 0.04% of their USA portfolio. (NASDAQ:STMP). Quinn Opportunity Prtn Limited Company reported 1,000 shares. Riverpoint Ltd Liability Corp stated it has 240,447 shares. Read More »

Trouble Against Manikarnika Averted After Kangana Ranaut Intervened!

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Dismissing the rumor of a romantic sequence, Kangana, who plays the central role of Rani Laxmibai, said that by spreading such stories, they are defaming Jhansi Ki Rani . However, they cleared the air saying that the movie neither distorts historical facts nor does it portray anything objectionable. "It is idle talk and I don't know why it is being said", PTI quoted the actress as saying. Read More »

Boston Scientific (NYSE:BSX) Releases Q1 Earnings Guidance

The stock increased 2.39% or $1.33 during the last trading session, reaching $57.08. About 5.62M shares traded. Asta Funding, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASFI) has declined 32.37% since February 8, 2017 and is downtrending. Strs Ohio accumulated 775,907 shares or 0.1% of the stock. Main Street Research Ltd holds 78,161 shares or 2.06% of its portfolio. Griffin Asset Management has invested 0.19% in United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX). Read More »

Barrick Gold (NYSE:ABX) Receives Daily News Sentiment Score of 0.12

Redmond Asset Management Llc who had been investing in Intel Corp Com for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $205.69B market cap company. The stock increased 2.62% or $0.44 during the last trading session, reaching $17.24. The firm has "Hold" rating by Jefferies given on Wednesday, November 1. RBC Capital Markets has "Hold" rating and $17.0 target. The company was maintained on Monday, August 21 by RBC Capital Markets. Read More »

Olympic men's downhill postponed because of strong wind

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The men's downhill could start between those times , Waldner said, while cautioning that winds are forecast to continue into Tuesday. They did not immediately announce a new date . The event was postponed due to unsafe winds. Organizers previously suggested the men's downhill could start Monday, at around midday between two runs of women's giant slalom staged at nearby Yongpyong. Read More »

(NASDAQ:MSFT) Position Lifted by Sunbelt Securities Inc

This works out to a net decrease in ownership of 25.1 million shares, and suggests that institutions are feeling bearish about the stock. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has risen 34.52% since February 10, 2017 and is uptrending. Menlo Ltd Liability Company invested 4.16% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Schmidt P J Investment Mngmt holds 0.99% or 136,259 shares in its portfolio. Read More »

How major U.S. stock indexes fared Friday

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The market's turmoil began last Friday and has continued this week as investors anxious about early signs of inflation . The 3 percent pullback Thursday across US indexes is something that did not happen in all of 2017. Social-media company Twitter posted its first profit, and U.S. firms Yum Brands, Cardinal Health and Tyson Foods also exceeded earnings expectations. Read More »

Kovack Advisors Inc. Acquires New Stake in Opko Health Inc. (OPK)

Hsbc Holding Public Ltd holds 0% in Opko Health, Inc . The stock exchanged hands 4.96 Million shares versus average trading capacity of 4.38 Million shares. Short interest or otherwise called the percentage of a stock's tradable shares now being shorted is another data that investors use to get a handle on sentiment. Read More »

Meanwhile, BJP State chief says all is well with ally TDP

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All the parties joined hands and made public protests against BJP and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi . The clear deficit in the two claims is of about Rs 3,000 crore which has led to acrimony between the two allies. A grant of Rs 196.92 crore was released for the Anganwadi services scheme and the supplementary nutrition programme and another Rs 31.76 crore for the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Programme, the report said. Read More »

Franklin Street Advisors INC Holds Holding in Gilead Sciences INC Com (GILD)

M Holdings Securities Inc who had been investing in Gilead Sciences Inc Com for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $102.18 billion market cap company. Based on an average daily volume of 8,065,879 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.7 days. The California-based Violich Cap Mngmt has invested 1.92% in Gilead Sciences, Inc . Read More »

How Olympic gold changed (or didn't change) Mikaela Shiffrin

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Bones heal. The grief that followed her grandfather's death last November is proving harder to bear. Fortunately Vonn has some time on her side, with the opening ceremony in PyeongChang scheduled to take place on Friday, Feb. Miller represented the U.S.at five Olympics and became the oldest Alpine skier to medal when he won bronze in the Super G at the Sochi Games in 2014. Read More »

Vipshop (VIPS) Earns Media Impact Rating of 0.15

About 13.89 million shares traded or 55.62% up from the average. Vipshop Holdings Limited (NYSE: VIPS ) has risen 27.19% since February 10, 2017 and is uptrending. ILLEGAL ACTIVITY NOTICE: " Vipshop (NYSE: VIPS ) PT Set at $17.00 by KeyCorp" was reported by StockNewsTimes and is the sole property of of StockNewsTimes. Read More »

Three Indigo-operated A320neo planes grounded after Airbus engine issue

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Airlines with A320neos that have the affected engines will have to ground some of their planes, the Journal said. As a result of the grounding, IndiGo said, some of its flights have been cancelled. "But we feel it was the best decision in the interest of our safe and reliable operations", IndiGo said in a statement. The agency pointed out that an investigation was under way to determine the exact source of the problem, while stressing that if the problem was not solved, "it could lead to ... Read More »

Dow Jones industrial average closes up more than 560 points

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The stock market took a tumble Monday afternoon, with the Dow Jones industrial average briefly dropping over 1,500 points. Andre Bakhos, Managing Director at New Jersey-based New Vines Capital said "The one thing I could say with confidence is that volatility has suddenly come back into the market". Read More »

Magnetar Financial LLC Sells 30235 Shares of Starbucks Co. (SBUX)

It has underperformed by 4.22% the S&P500. Motco increased its stake in At&T Inc. Richard Barrera increased its stake in Synchrony Finl (SYF) by 16.59% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Paradigm Financial Advsr Ltd Liability Corporation accumulated 0.32% or 10,729 shares. Glg Ptnrs Lp has 26,417 shares for 0.08% of their portfolio. Among 33 analysts covering Lowe's Companies Inc. Read More »

McDonald's Holds Valentine's Day Contest to Give Away 'Bling Mac'

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The new limited-edition burgers will be available until March 20 only - so you'll need to be quick if you want to try it. Race you there? The "Bling Mac", which comes with seven individual parts, is adorned with diamonds to represent the sesame seeds that go with the 18 karat gold buns, brown-colored champagne diamonds that serve as the patties, and sapphires laden with orange hues to represent the iconic burger's secret sauce. Read More »

Volatility Jump Has Traders Asking About VIX Note Poison Pill

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The fund's spectacular demise marks just one of the casualties in the "short-vol" trade investors piled into in recent years to profit from stable markets with complex products that gained on low and stable volatility. The biggest rally ever in the Cboe Volatility Index (CBOE) is raising thorny questions about the future of exchange-traded products tied to the gauge. Read More »

Southwestern Energy Company (SWN), Petroleo Brasileiro SA - Petrobras (PBR)

Petroleo Brasileiro Sa Petro now has $79.61 billion valuation. While talking about Performance of the Stock, Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. - Petrobras now has a Weekly performance of -12.47%, monthly performance percentage is 9.61 percent, Quarterly performance is 15.08 percent, 6 months performance shows a percent value of 37.97% and Yearly Performance is 19.24 percent. Read More »

Investors Need to Be Considers: The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG)

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Cannell Peter B & Company Inc who had been investing in Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $6.08B market cap company. As per Wednesday, October 26, the company rating was upgraded by CLSA. The stock has "Hold" rating by Goldman Sachs on Tuesday, January 16. The stock has "Buy" rating by Jefferies on Thursday, August 17. Read More »

Wall Street rebounds in late surge after worst week in two years

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The 10-year Treasury yield, which touched a four-year high of 2.88 percent on Thursday, is trading around 2.84 percent on Friday. The Dow Jones industrial average gained 330 points, or 1.4%, to 24,190. Trading was choppy Tuesday, which was likely to be one of the most watched days on the markets in years. Crude oil prices have also retreated during the market turmoil. Read More »

Should You Hold Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD)

The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) has risen 9.26% since February 6, 2017 and is uptrending. Checking it quarterly performance we found that it was downtick and dipped -7.01% performance. Therefore 14% are positive. At present, 6 analysts recommended Holding these shares while 0 recommended sell, according to FactSet data. On Thursday, September 17 the stock rating was maintained by Mizuho with "Buy". Read More »