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FCC proposes ban on gear from companies posing 'national security threat'

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Strong ties between these major companies and the Chinese government are hard to deny, of course, given China's particularly hands-on methods in this sort of thing. Specifically, the draft Notice of Proposed Rulemaking would bar the use of money from the FCC's Universal Service Fund to purchase equipment or services from companies that pose a national security threat to US networks or the communications supply chain, according to a commission statement. Read More »

Smart Money Still Has Faith in Liberty Global plc (NASDAQ:LBTYA)

About 1.38M shares traded or 3.02% up from the average. Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR) has risen 6.81% since March 26, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 42.06% the S&P500. Wayne Hummer Investments L.L.C. now owns 53,053 shares of the company's stock worth $1,901,000 after purchasing an additional 8,850 shares during the period. Read More »

Targa Resources Corp (NYSE:TRGP) Shares Bought by Clearbridge Investments LLC

The stock decreased 1.02% or $0.47 during the last trading session, reaching $45.75. 1,707,602 shares of the company's stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,881,423. The stock decreased 5.17% or $1.22 during the last trading session, reaching $22.37. About 363,273 shares traded. It is down 0.00% since March 24, 2017 and is. Read More »

Police release video of Uber's self-driving auto hitting pedestrian

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The video shows footage from both inside and outside the vehicle, which hit a woman walking across the middle of a dark street, outside the crosswalk, in Tempe, Ariz. "Our cars remain grounded, and we're assisting local, state and federal authorities in any way we can". After more testing, the vehicle operator can take a solo trip with an autonomous vehicle. Read More »

Air Canada flight makes emergency landing in Washington

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An Air Canada flight from Toronto to Washington, D.C. was forced to make an emergency landing Sunday evening after smoke was discovered in the cockpit. Passenger Dennis Moinario told the CBC that smoke started coming through the vent above his seat halfway through the flight. Both passengers described the landing and evacuation as calm and orderly. Read More »

(MSFT) Position Boosted by CHURCHILL MANAGEMENT Corp

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It has outperformed by 17.82% the S&P500. Berkshire Asset Management Llc increased its stake in Visa (V) by 109.84% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Stifel Nicolaus has "Buy" rating and $8000 target. The firm has "Outperform" rating given on Friday, October 23 by FBR Capital. The firm has "Buy" rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Friday, January 27. Read More »

JD Sports enters U.S. market with £400m deal for Macy's partner

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The London-listed sports retailer said that the acquisition will help the company to expand into USA market with immediate gains from physical and online retail, as Finish Line now has 556 retail stores across 44 U.S. Aperio Group LLC raised its stake in Finish Line by 72.2% during the third quarter. The fund owned 96,049 shares of the specialty retailer's stock after acquiring an additional 12,708 shares during the period. Read More »

The FTC confirms it's investigating Facebook over its privacy practices

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Investors are anxious that the revelations about the unauthorized possession of data for around 50 million Facebook users by Cambridge Analytica - a United Kingdom -based consulting firm that worked for Donald Trump's 2016 election campaign - will result in new government regulations that could hamper Facebook's business. Read More »

Holder Coho Partners LTD Boosted Lowe's Companies INC (LOW) Stake

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Alpine Woods Capital Investors Llc increased its stake in Lowes Cos Inc (LOW) by 630.63% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Finally, University of Notre Dame DU Lac purchased a new position in shares of Lowe's Companies during the fourth quarter worth about $8,386,000. Read More »

ICICI Bank (IBN) Downgraded by ValuEngine

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The price to sales ratio is the ratio of the market value of equity to the sales. Financials got clocked because the fall in bond yields and flattening of the yield curve following the Federal Reserve's nothing-burger of an Open Market Committee statement failed to impress the market. Read More »

Gordon Bros., Great American, Hilco, Tiger, Begin Toys "R" Us Liquidation

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Many say while it is unfortunate that Toys "R" Us is going out of business soon, they are fortunate for the deals that are now happening. He's bringing $100 million of his personal funds, according to Bloomberg, and he's also launched a GoFundMe campaign to garner external funds, which has now attracted over $200 million in funds - though the majority was donated by Larian himself, according to USA Today . Read More »

FB) — Facebook Inc (NASDAQ

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Shares of FB stock traded down $0.29 during midday trading on Friday, hitting $164.60. The stock decreased 1.78% or $2.84 during the last trading session, reaching $156.55. Analysts reported that the Price Target for Facebook, Inc . might touch $265 high while the Average Price Target and Low price Target is $223.68 and $131 respectively. Read More »

HollyFrontier Corp (NYSE:HFC) Shares Sold by BlueCrest Capital Management Ltd

Pacific Heights Asset Management Llc who had been investing in Hollyfrontier Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $8.46 billion market cap company. As per Friday, May 20, the company rating was initiated by Standpoint Research. Since January 26, 2018, it had 1 buy, and 0 insider sales for $43,446 activity. Read More »

Cabot Oil & Gas (NYSE:COG) Receiving Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Report Shows

During the same period last year, the company earned $0.01 earnings per share. equities research analysts predict that Cabot Oil & Gas will post 0.96 earnings per share for the current year. Expedia Inc. had 128 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Leerink Swann maintained Merck & Co., Inc. (NYSE:A) rating on Tuesday, August 15. Read More »

$1.07 EPS Expected for Wells Fargo & Company

Murphy Capital Management Inc decreased Wells Fargo (WFC) stake by 22.43% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Horseman Capital Management Ltd sold 81,700 shares as the company's stock declined 20.71% while stock markets rallied. Over the past twelve months, Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC)'s stock was -15.97%. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Friday, January 12 by RBC Capital Markets. Read More »

Two million Spotify free users blocked ads from playing

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It has been alerting users that it has disabled their access from the hacked apps, warning users that their accounts may be shut down if they continue to use such apps. "Unauthorized access to our Service may cause us to misstate key performance indicators, which once discovered, corrected, and disclosed, could undermine investor confidence in the integrity of our key performance indicators and could cause our stock price to drop significantly". Read More »

Blackstone Group LP (BX) Insider Sells 22000 Shares of Stock

The stock was acquired at an average price of $28.61 per share, for a total transaction of $728,582.26. Markel Corporation stated it has 0.56% of its portfolio in The Blackstone Group L.P. Toscafund Asset Management Llp bought 95,000 shares as the company's stock declined 1.16% while stock markets rallied. 22,300 were accumulated by Beech Hill Advsr. Read More »

Shares in Incyte Co. (INCY) Acquired by Financial Gravity Companies Inc

About 2.01 million shares traded or 17.87% up from the average. Incyte Corporation (NASDAQ: INCY ) has risen 72.84% since March 23, 2017 and is uptrending. The firm has "Buy" rating by J.P. Morgan given on Thursday, August 31. Cowen reaffirmed a "buy" rating on shares of Incyte in a research report on Tuesday, December 5th. Read More »

Analysts Call Attention: Vodafone Group Plc (VOD)

A rating of 4 or 5 represents a Sell idea. Guggenheim has "Buy" rating and $180 target. Bessemer Group Inc. now owns 7,788 shares of the cell phone carrier's stock valued at $222,000 after acquiring an additional 5,415 shares during the period. Read More »

Puzo Michael J Boosts Holdings in Bristol-Myers Squibb Co (NYSE:BMY)

Compass Capital Management Inc who had been investing in Wal for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $253.05 billion market cap company. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with "Underperform" rating and $69 target in Friday, May 20 report. The stock has "Buy" rating by Jefferies on Friday, September 15. Read More »

Tubby Smith close to landing job at Big South school

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Former Kentucky Coach Tubby Smith is close to accepting a job at his alma mater, High Point , this according to ESPN . Sources told ESPN that Smith, 66, who was sacked earlier this month after a two-year stint at Memphis, is expected to become the coach at High Point - where he played from 1969 to 1973. Read More »

Deutsche Bank Now Covering Align Tech (NASDAQ:ALGN) With $250.0 Target

Mastrapasqua Asset Management Inc who had been investing in Apple Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $836.91B market cap company. A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Fernwood Mgmt Lc invested 0.29% in Align Technology, Inc. Read More »

Could ConocoPhillips (COP) Lose Strenght? The Stock Increases A Lot Today

The stock decreased 1.42% or $1.76 during the last trading session, reaching $122.31. About 930,749 shares traded. (NYSE:FNF) for 25,854 shares. It has underperformed by 16.11% the S&P500. (NYSE:FNF). Citadel Advisors Limited Liability Corp holds 148,306 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Among 25 analysts covering ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP), 17 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 7 Hold. Read More »

Remington bankruptcy: Gunmaker files for Chapter 11 protection

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The filing comes after a February 14 shooting at a Parkland, Florida high school that killed 17 and spurred an intense campaign for gun control by activists. Reuters reports that Remington's creditors, including Franklin Templeton Investments and JPMorgan Asset Management have agreed to exchange debt for equity in the company. Read More »

Phillips 66 (PSX) Upgraded to "Buy" by ValuEngine

The stock decreased 1.62% or $0.56 during the last trading session, reaching $33.94. The company has a quick ratio of 1.09, a current ratio of 1.42 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.37. Finally, Deutsche Bank dropped their price objective on Phillips 66 from $106.00 to $102.00 and set a "hold" rating on the stock in a report on Monday, March 19th. Read More »

Extra cash for councils to fix potholes

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Potholes on local roads badly affected by recent winter weather will be fixed after a government cash boost . The Government is to give a further £100m funding to councils to fix potholes and other severe weather damage, the Transport Secretary has announced. Read More »

But Facebook says it got permission

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The execution of the required action items will play a role in whether or not the users will forgive, while they wait for a better social media platform to take over from Facebook. But even if users didn't give that permission to Messenger, they may have given it inadvertently for years through Facebook's mobile apps-because of the way Android has handled permissions for accessing call logs in the past. Read More »

Oil surging to multi-year highs as China launches petro-yuan

The grades of oil could account for the trade of about RMB200 billion, benefiting China from a benchmark. What was a surprise to many was that Glencore - rather than a Chinese state oil major - executed Shanghai's first crude deal. China looks towards extending its influence over the pricing of barrels sold into Asia. "China surpassed the U.S.to become the world's largest importer of crude in 2017". Read More »

Time Warner Inc (NYSE:TWX) Shares Bought by Caxton Associates LP

The shares were sold at an average price of $93.61, for a total transaction of $376,218.59. Time Warner Inc. (NYSE: TWX ) has risen 36.37% since March 25, 2017 and is uptrending. Since December 15, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 8 sales for $37.14 million activity. Since December 14, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 3 selling transactions for $2.88 million activity. Read More »

The Energy Transfer Equity LP (ETE) Shares Bought by Raymond James & Associates

Invesco Ltd increased its stake in Ing Groep N V (ING) by 611.24% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. The firm acquired 18,340 shares of the pipeline company's stock, valued at approximately $317,000. As per Tuesday, November 8, the company rating was upgraded by Bernstein. Beta used in the capital asset pricing model (CAPM), which determine the expected return of an asset based on its beta and look ahead to market returns. Read More »

Pakistan pledges to strengthen economic and trade relations with Sri Lanka

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They agreed to further deepen their trade relations. Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi also held a meeting with the visiting Sri Lankan president, and briefed him on issues of regional and worldwide importance. He acknowledged Pakistan's successes in the war on terror. On a three-day visit to Pakistan, Sirisena also called on Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi for a one-on-one meeting which was followed by delegation level talks. Read More »