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No more cheeseburgers? McDonald's to change classic Happy Meals


It is also cutting the size of fries in the larger 6-piece chicken-nugget Mighty Kids Meal, Reuters reported . Wong noted the anti-obesity lobby will not be happy until kid-friendly meals are taken off menus entirely, "but most parents believe Happy Meals are a treat or bribe, and believe that as long as consumption is limited to special occasions, their child is not at risk". Read More »

PAW Capital Corp Has $1.42 Million Position in Ares Capital Co. (ARCC)

About 2.62 million shares traded or 27.48% up from the average. Analysts await Ares Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCC) to report earnings on February, 28. Moreover, Baltimore has 2.01% invested in Ares Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCC) for 539,333 shares. BMO Capital Markets maintained Ares Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCC) on Wednesday, August 23 with "Hold" rating. Read More »

Cryptocurrency craze is hampering search for extraterrestrial life


Dan Werthimer, chief scientist at the Berkeley Seti Research Center, told the BBC . Miners generally use high-powered graphics processing units (GPUs), which are now in short supply due to huge demand. HERA's mission is to look for the earliest stars. GPUs are also essential for researchers looking to process massive amounts of data, such as those scanning radio waves from giant expanses of the universe, looking for an alien signal. Read More »

Physicians Realty Trust (DOC)

The institutional investor held 24,190 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $2.86 million, up from 8,347 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Therefore 55% are positive. Apple Inc. had 373 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Friday, July 31 by Deutsche Bank. Read More »

Uber Fourth-Quarter Loss Drops to $1.1B


Gross revenue for the year rose 85 percent over 2016, to $37 billion. While revenue saw a boost, Uber lost an estimated 12 points of market share over the course of a year ago to Lyft. While Uber is still on the path of massive growth, the main reason why its revenue now continues to outpace its losses lies in the firm's aggressive cost-cutting efforts spanning various departments; in Q4 2017, its core operating expenses excluding one-time costs amounted to 15.6-percent of its gross revenue ... Read More »

Just the Facts on GNC Holdings, Inc. (GNC)


GNC has a consensus rating of Hold and a consensus price target of $7.77. Additionally, both the companies have made a decision to form a mutual venture for the making, marketing and distribution of GNC-branded goods in the world most populous country. Read More »

Blue Apron heats up ahead of earnings


Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd increased Gentex Corp (NASDAQ:GNTX) stake by 48,133 shares to 71,833 valued at $1.42M in 2017Q3. A 4 analysts rate it as either a buy or a strong buy, while1 believe that investors should either steer clear of APRN or, if they already own its stock, sell it. Read More »

Impact of Data Protection Legislation


There are many differences between the GDPR and DPA, with the main difference being GDPR regulations are a lot stricter in comparison to DPA, and individuals have more say over their personal information. There is a pattern of organisational and structural challenges that are cause for concern, according to Julian Saunders, CEO and found of data management firm , with many companies still in denial that GDPR applies to them. Read More »

Technical Story: The Coca-Cola Company (KO) stands -4.12% away from 50 SMA


It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Charles Akre decreased its stake in Markel Corp (MKL) by 0.54% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. (NYSE:DNOW). Metropolitan Life New York owns 172,618 shares or 0.01% of their USA portfolio. If we look at the Volatility of The Coca-Cola Company (KO ), Week Volatility is 2.86%, whereas Month Volatility is at 1.79%. Read More »

While Sensex, Nifty Surge, Over A Dozen Stocks Lose Big


Key Indian equity indices on Thursday provisionally closed in the green on the back of positive global cues along with healthy buying in metals, banking and oil and gas stocks. Overseas, Asian stocks gained taking cues from the rally on Wall Street overnight following the release of stronger-than-expected United States inflation data. Read More »

Barnaby Joyce Is Officially On "Personal Leave" After Shitshow Of Scandals


For my girls who are affected by the family breakdown and for me as a wife of 24 years, who placed my own career on hold to support Barnaby through his political life", she said. Joyce - best known internationally for threatening to euthanise Hollywood star Johnny Depp's dogs over a quarantine violation - denies he breached the ministerial code of conduct . Read More »

Summit Midstream Partners (SMLP) Set to Announce Earnings on Wednesday

Travelers Companies Inc decreased Magellan Midstream Partners Lp (MMP) stake by 30.64% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. The firm owned 9,543 shares of the pipeline company's stock after buying an additional 6,280 shares during the period. The firm has "Buy" rating by Maxim Group given on Friday, July 21. As per Thursday, October 27, the company rating was maintained by Mizuho. Summit Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:SMLP) shares ended at $20.45 with 0.16 mln shares exchanging hands. Read More »

Barrick Gold earnings in line with forecasts, output seen falling

Shine Investment Advisory Services Inc. now owns 9,648 shares of the basic materials company's stock valued at $140,000 after acquiring an additional 4,820 shares in the last quarter. On Monday, June 27 the stock rating was upgraded by IBC to "Outperform". On Monday, June 5 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Hold". Read More »

The New York Times fires opinion writer after backlash over 'faggot' tweets


But some six hours later, Norton had been dismissed from the paper after Twitter users immediately began highlighting her past tweets that used racial and homophobic slurs. Norton's career at the Times may be incredibly short-lived, but her hiring continues to cause an online stir, with many Twitter users complaining that the American print publication didn't look deep enough into Norton's background before bringing her on. Read More »

The TJX Companies, Inc. (TJX), Petroleo Brasileiro SA - Petrobras (PBR-A)

Information in this release is fact checked and produced by competent editors of Alpha Beta Stock; however, human error can exist . It has underperformed by 18.23% the S&P500. Its up 0.05, from 1.24 in 2017Q2. The number of shares now owned by investors are 76.46 mln. 23 funds opened positions while 58 raised stakes. Mercer Capital Advisers Inc reported 121 shares stake. Read More »

Church compensates server who lost job over Facebook post


When her friend called the church to complain after reading Yoder's post , the church tried to make it right. Yoder posted that she spent much of her shift preparing it and only made $18 in tips the rest of the day. The restaurant even gave the church a full refund. "Coming in to eat or takeout, you should automatically be wanting to tip 15 per cent". The Christ Fellowship Church said its intention was not to get Ms Yoder sacked and that its intention "was to find a way to get a ... Read More »

Analysts Set Portland General Electric (POR) Price Target at $43.33

About 85.69 million shares traded. It has underperformed by 4.60% the S&P500. Security Capital Research & Management Inc sold 31,425 shares as the company's stock rose 15.46% with the market. The average investment recommendation on a scale of 1 to 5 (1 being a strong buy, 3 a hold, and 5 a sell) is 2.50, which implies that analysts are generally neutral in their outlook for T over the next year. Read More »

Domino's Pizza has announced a 17 per cent fall in profits


The firm has a market cap of $9.31 billion, a P/E ratio of 38.35 and a beta of 0.36. The stock increased 1.62% or $1.07 during the last trading session, reaching $66.94. At the time of writing, the 14-day ADX for Domino's Pizza Australia NZ Ltd (DMP.AX) is 20.99. They expect $1.97 EPS, up 33.11% or $0.49 from last year's $1.48 per share. Read More »

Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM) Revamps Its Position for Performance Measures

The stock traded on impressive volume of 19.13 Million comparing to the average volume of 12531.03 shares, completing picture of exact trends with uncompleted dots in volume over the norm. In terms of relative volume, these shares are trading at 1.53x their normal volume. Private Wealth owns 53,179 shares. Farmers Bank has invested 0.36% of its portfolio in Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE:LLY). Read More »

Comparing Universal Health Realty Income Trust (UHT) & MedEquities Realty Trust (MRT)

Nisa Investment Advisors LLC now owns 12,500 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock worth $227,000 after acquiring an additional 3,000 shares during the last quarter. HR's profit would be $47.46M giving it 18.69 P/E if the $0.38 EPS is correct. (TSE:YRI) to report $0.03 EPS on February, 23.They anticipate $0.02 EPS change or 200.00% from last quarter's $0.01 EPS. Read More »

California woman beaten, stabbed multiple times identifies killers on deathbed


Police officers found a "tremendous" amount of evidence at the home shared by the suspects, an Alameda County Sheriff's Office spokesman told the Modesto Bee . "I'd rather not get into that", he said several times during the interview. Danielle Fenisey, who said she worked with Leonardo at a Carl's Manteca for about a year, largely in 2016, told Heavy, "She seemed normal to me, but she had her days when she would come into work kind of moody, but everybody has their days". Read More »

Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (WBA) Market Cap To Touch $85.03B


At the same time as, it has debt to equity ratio of 0.54 and similar long term debt to equity ratio was 0.49. Walgreens Boots Alliance has a twelve month low of $63.82 and a twelve month high of $88.00. AmerisourceBergen "will nearly certainly be worth less when owned by Walgreens than it is as a stand-alone company", according to RBC Capital. Analyst's ratings determines the future of any company. Read More »

Coincheck Exchange Sees $373 Million Withdrawn in One Day


On Tuesday Coincheck allowed clients to withdraw their JPY funds, but crypto withdrawals are still frozen, pending confirmation of the integrity of its security system. It added it would keep restrictions on cryptocurrency withdrawals until it could guarantee the secure resumption of its operations. FSA inspectors have been checking if Coincheck has the financial strength to reimburse some 260,000 holders of NEM coins to the tune of 46 billion yen. Read More »

London City Airport shut after WW2 bomb found in Thames


Light railway stops near the airport have also been shut down due to the exclusion zone. The transportation of the device - confirmed by Met and Royal Navy dive teams as a 500kg tapered-end shell measuring approximately 1.5m - will impact on river traffic and motorists are advised that bridges along the route will be temporarily closed to traffic. Read More »

K Janikowski finished with Raiders


Per ESPN's Adam Schefter , the Raiders told Janikowski he won't return to the team next season. Had Oakland retained Janikowski, he would have been the only player left on the roster from new head coach Jon Gruden's first stint with the Raiders. Read More »

Hot Stock to Watch: Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ)

Regal Investment Advisors Llc who had been investing in Greenbrier Cos Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $1.43 billion market cap company. Since September 12, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 1 sale for $286,580 activity. Therefore 78% are positive. Mondelez International Inc had 61 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Read More »

Strongest 2-day advance for Dow since Aug 2015


On Monday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 409.47 points, or 1.69 percent , to 24,600.37; its strongest two-day advance since August 2015. The S&P 500 rose 36.45 points, or 1.39%, to 2,656. With Monday's gains, stocks are closing in on positive territory for the year. U.S President Donald Trump revealed the latest budget of the country on Monday and the White House called for $3 trillion in the deficit reduction that shall also include $1.7 trillion in the compulsory spending ... Read More »

Japan fourth quarter GDP rises 0.5 percent on consumer spending


Just $5 a month. Singapore will release January numbers for imports, exports and trade balance. The long run of growth is an encouraging sign for the Bank of Japan , hinting that the economy may at last be building up momentum to lift consumer prices toward its 2 percent inflation target. Read More »

Chase Utley expected back with Dodgers for 2018 season


FanRag Sports first reported the news about Utley's deal. The Dodgers traded for Utley in August 2015 and he spent the 2016 season as the starting second baseman. Arguably, Utley's best statistical season came in that 2008 campaign. He earned an 8.8 WAR, also a career high. Utley is still a productive player with a keen ability to work with players and coaches. Read More »

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan returns with Fanne Khan. See her stunning first look


Earlier too Aishwarya's looks were leaked from the sets and people compared it with Ae Dil Hai Mushkil but keeping that aside, looks like Mrs. Bachchan is all set to break your pre-conceived notion. The first official still of Fanne Khan was released on Tuesday evening. The original Dutch film's plotline revolves around a father who goes to extreme lengths to fulfill his daughter's dream. Read More »

Hot Performer of the day: Barrick Gold Corporation (ABX)


The stock has a market cap of 16.52 Billion. The institutional investor held 292,615 shares of the computer manufacturing company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $45.10 million, up from 283,170 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Therefore 33% are positive. Barrick Gold Corp. had 40 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Friday, September 18 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Sector Perform". Read More »

Ahmedabad Air India flight aborts takeoff after fire


On February 7, a Vistara flight descended to nearly at the same altitude as an Air India flight flying at 27,000 feet in the opposite direction. The reasons for the event can be a probable miscommunication between the Air Traffic Controller and the Vistara flight pilot, which too had a woman pilot during the event while the Captain was in the toilet. Read More »