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Giving Tuesday scams: Atty. Gen. & BBB issues new warnings

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Sim Barrow works with local non-profit organization, Land Trust, and has seen how helpful Giving Tuesday can be for charities. Some bogus organizations use names that closely resemble those of well-established charities to mislead people. If you'd like to donate, click on this link: Giving Tuesday. Donation requests are common around the holidays, but consumers should avoid emotional pleas and high-pressure emails and phone calls, especially when organizations pressure them to make an ... Read More »

Russian Federation loses contact with new weather satellite

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The agency was trying to find out what had happened. Along with the Meteor-M, 18 smaller satellites were launched from Vostochny at 0841 Moscow time (0341 a.m. The third launch from Vostochny is scheduled for December 22. Russian Federation spent billions of dollars to build the new launch pad as a possible alternative to the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan that Moscow has leased from its former Soviet neighbor. Read More »

All seven United Kingdom major banks pass BoE stress tests

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British banks are well placed to withstand the impact of a " disorderly Brexit ", the Bank of England said as it published the result of its latest stress test on high street lenders. Rather "Its goal is to explore the impact of banks' actions on both the real economy and the future resilience of the system to shocks". The move will increase the overall cash buffer in the UK's lenders to around £11.4 billion. Read More »

YouTube Sees Brands Pull Ads Over Images of Children

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BuzzFeed, who first noticed the autocomplete issue , conducted its own versions of the search on Sunday, confirming what dozens of YouTube users had reported . Videos that depict children in revealing clothing, distress, and abusive situations have accrued tens of millions of views on YouTube . The app allows you to either stream or download the content, which comes through as a regular feed based on your viewing preferences over time , just like on YouTube . Read More »

Budweiser has Grand Plans to Brew Beer on Mars

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Twenty Budweiser barley seeds will be sent to the International Space Station (ISS), package in two Space Tango CubeLabs - shoebox-sized facilities that host small-scale experiments. Some of the planned experiments will study the barley as it is subjected to exposure, and on its germination. Whatever information revealed will offer research into how to create beer on Mars, and could also provide insights on the production of barley and the agricultural community as a whole. Read More »

Justice Department Charges Chinese Nationals for Hacking

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The hackers monitored email correspondence of an unidentified Moody's economist, stole data from transportation, technology and energy units at Siemens, and targeted Trimble as it developed a new global navigation satellite system, the indictment said. Read More »

Keystone Pipeline Has Leaked Much More Than Expected

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Media Advisory - TransCanada Corporation (TSX: TRP ) (NYSE:TRP) (TransCanada) announced that its Keystone Pipeline fix and restart plans have been reviewed by the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) with no objections, permitting a safe and controlled return to service of the Keystone System. Read More »

Grandma invites teen she accidentally invited past year back for Thanksgiving dinner

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A grandmother who previous year became an online sensation after mistakenly texting the wrong teenager about Thanksgiving dinner plans extended the invite again. Hinton shared a photo of the pair on Twitter. "She is a very sweet lady", Jamal told NBC at the time. After the mixup was discovered, Hinton joked about whether he can still get a plate of food, despite the wrong number. Read More »

Rite Aid Corporation (RAD) Analysts See $-0.02 EPS

As per Monday, October 12, the company rating was maintained by FBR Capital. The firm earned "Neutral" rating on Friday, November 13 by JP Morgan. The company was maintained on Thursday, September 17 by Mizuho. The company has 1.03 Billion shares outstanding and 1.03 Billion shares were floated in market. Fiduciary Trust invested in 0.01% or 2,161 shares. Texas Permanent School Fund stated it has 43,205 shares. Read More »

Court orders Uber to halt private services in Israel

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Uber said it would halt its ride-sharing services in Israel - known as UberNIGHT and UberDAY - but its service allowing traditional taxi-booking through its app would remain. "They take drivers who have not had training and official tests". The firm launched its pilot ride-sharing programme in Israel past year, but has faced opposition from the Transportation Ministry, which filed a suit against the company in May for violating regulations. Read More »

Ocado Group PLC 101.3% Potential Upside Indicated by Credit Suisse

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The stock of Aberdeen Asset Management plc (LON:ADN) has "Hold" rating given on Wednesday, November 23 by Numis Securities. The rating was maintained by UBS on Thursday, February 11 with "Neutral". The stock has "Hold" rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Wednesday, November 22. The rating was maintained by Beaufort Securities on Friday, September 4 with "Buy". Read More »

Cyber Monday: Walmart Inching Closer to Amazon in Price War

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Heritage Trust Co boosted its stake in Wal-Mart Stores by 14.8% in the 2nd quarter. Several other institutional investors have also bought shares of the company. The stock has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of $92.54. Jnba Finance Advsrs holds 1,010 shares. WMT's overall volume in the last trading session was 4,495,491 shares. Read More »

New powers to clamp down on drone flights

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People flying a drone in the United Kingdom will have to register and undergo safety awareness tests as part of planned new legislation on their usage amidst growing reports of near-misses with civilian aircraft. Police will also be given new powers to crackdown on illegal use of the unmanned aerial vehicles, the BBC reported on Sunday. Make sure you know the rules for using a drone because it is always your responsibility to ensure that you are acting within the law and in line with the ... Read More »

American Shiffrin captures another slalom title in Vermont

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The American who was coming off a pair of back-to-back slalom losses to the much improved 22-year-old Vlhova, showed that she is ready to defend her slalom dominance, just 10 weeks before the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. The World Cup will be in Beaver Creek, Colorado, next week for a super-G, downhill and giant slalom. She was 1.64 seconds ahead of runner-up Petra Vlhova of Slovakia, who won the last two World Cup slaloms. Read More »

Bitcoin Price Crosses $9000

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HK/SIN, rising some 3 percent on the day. Aside from the shopping frenzy, Coinbase - the largest bitcoin exchange in the USA - registered around 100,000 new accounts between Wednesday and Friday, with the new total of accounts breaching 13 million. Read More »

Apple Watch Cyber Monday Deals and Sales 2017 at Amazon

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Check the entire range of KitchenAid stand & hand mixers, blenders and attachments on sale at Amazon . The iPhone X was released alongside the 8 and 8 Plus, with its highlights being a near bezel-less design, an improved camera and a new facial recognition system called Face ID. Read More »

Meredith seals $1.85B deal for Time Inc

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This time around, Meredith approached Time with a fully-financed offer, including about US$600 million from a private-equity unit of the Koch brothers' Koch Industries, the Journal said. On Friday, Time shares closed at $16.90. That would represent a premium of at least 42 percent to Time's closing share price on November 15, before reports of Meredith's renewed interest in a deal for the fabled NY publisher whose titles include Fortune , People and Sports Illustrated . Read More »

Thanksgiving, Black Friday online sales soar to record highs

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The online sales momentum from Thanksgiving and Black Friday is expected to carry over into Cyber Monday, retail watchers say. And Amazon's growth - as well as the record online sales in general - can be represented by its founder Jeff Bezos' swelling affluence. Read More »

Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC)

The stock rose 0.09% or $0.02 reaching $26.68 per share. 14,270,000 shares of the company's stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 63,250,000. The stock has "Buy" rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, October 6. ( NASDAQ:AEZS ), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Vetr upgraded Bank of America from a "buy" rating to a "strong-buy" rating and set a $26.59 target price for the company in a research note on Wednesday, August 30th. Read More »

NXP Semiconductors NV (NXPI) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages

Winslow Capital Management Llc increased its stake in Facebook Inc Cl A (FB) by 3.77% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. The stock increased 0.01% or $0.01 on November 24, reaching $174.97. (NASDAQ:ALXN) shares were bought by BAKER BROS. 4,757 Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) shares with value of $735,898 were sold by Maestri Luca. It also upped Tutor Perini Corporation (NYSE:TPC) stake by 138,699 shares and now owns 1.95M shares. Read More »

Adobe: Record $1.5bn spent on Thanksgiving afternoon

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With the jobless rate at a 17-year-low of 4.1 percent and consumer confidence stronger than a year ago, analysts project healthy sales increases for November and December. Data released late Saturday provided the empirical evidence to support those sentiments. Though, retail research firm ShopperTrak said store traffic fell less than 1 % on Black Friday, bucking industry foresight of a sharper decline. Read More »

Black Friday shoppers were out early in Findlay

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More than 20 TVs were sold within one hour and a steady flow of shoppers rushed in and out of the store to get the deal. "Some of them are really insane - at first you feel rushed, but then as you get into it, it's a little bit better". The most hyped retail event of the year is under way - and shoppers are being bombarded by promises of once-in-a-lifetime deals. So how can shoppers avoid being ripped off, and what rights do you have if you are not happy with a purchase after the Black ... Read More »

The Flossbach Von Storch AG Raises Stake in Marathon Oil Co. (MRO)

Cornerstone Financial Partners LLC's holdings in Marathon Petroleum Corporation were worth $3,310,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Also, VP C. Aviva Public Limited Liability Company holds 0.1% of its portfolio in Marathon Petroleum Corp (NYSE:MPC) for 333,216 shares. Marathon Petroleum Corporation is engaged in refining, marketing, retail and transportation businesses in the United States and the largest east of the Mississippi. Read More »

Missoula stores ready for Small Business Saturday

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There will be a festive gathering at Castaways Consignments offering refreshments like orange juice, cookies and even some quiche. "I think it's important to support our merchants", she said. "We're attentive and we work harder for our customers", Freitas said. "They're stopping in and at the very least seeing what we have to offer and who we are". Read More »

Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) Director Tom A. Alberg Sells 870 Shares

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Finally, its 100-day average volume is 3,445,970 shares with 100% of long-term indicators pointing to Buy. SharpSpring Inc (NASDAQ:SHSP) has declined 5.56% since November 24, 2016 and is downtrending. Baird. Cowen & Co has "Buy" rating and $112500 target. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Friday, August 28 by Cantor Fitzgerald. The firm earned "Market Perform" rating on Tuesday, August 30 by Wells Fargo. Read More »

Amazon Black Friday strikes take place across Europe

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The strike will have major consequences as both Italy and Germany have adopted the U.S. tradition of heavy discounts on Black Friday , the day after Thanks Giving. Workers in the towns of Bad Hersfeld, Leipzig, Rheinberg, Werne, Graben and Koblenz stayed away from work from midnight (2300 GMT) onwards and planned to continue their strike called by the Verdi union until the end of the late shift on Saturday. Read More »

GALLERY: Black Friday crashes in NY

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Macy's customers took to Twitter to complain about the slowdown. Macy's Facebook page Friday was riddled with complaints from shoppers who complained they could only pay in cash and the lines were long in the store. Some people are also saying they're having issues with Macy's website and app . The holiday season represents for some retailers as much as 40% of their annual sales due to attracting so many to come out and shop. Read More »

Russian minister says OPEC oil deal hurting domestic economy

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The deal participants are expected to meet in Vienna next week to further discuss the extension of their output curbs. The cuts have been successful in bringing global oil inventories closer to their five-year average. The effort has succeeded in reducing global stockpiles... Meanwhile, a weak dollar boosted market sentiment for the dollar-priced oil. At last check, US crude oil +1.2% at $58.71/bbl, Brent +0.2% at $63.68. Read More »

Shoppers storm stores in search of Black Friday deals

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Reports of the death of Black Friday are apparently premature and if you go by the good times being had by shoppers at the Cherry Hill Mall, the holiday shopping tradition's still got some life left for sure. Hollister, Victoria's Secret and Old Navy proved popular in part because of deeply discounted items, such as $10 T-shirts and $1 socks, but also because Hollister and Victoria's Secret were closed Thanksgiving Day, along with most of the mall's tenant who aren't department stores. Read More »

Shoppers dig into Black Friday deals

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It's here, Black Friday! You can find the app in the app store with searching for just for "i4u". Be it for the latest toys, clothes, or kitchen utensils, Target shoppers braved the Black Friday crowd to get the best deal. While not quite dead, Black Friday certainly seems diminished this year. According to the National Retail Federation (NRF), spending during this year's Black Friday sales season is likely to exceed £700 billion, representing a 4.2% annual increase on last year. Read More »

Jeff Bezos I'm Now the $100 Billion Man!!!

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Bezos' climbing net worth is due in part to an exceptionally profitable year for Amazon , which saw the acquisition of Whole Foods. The business mogul took the title of world's richest person in July when Amazon's stocks increased 1.8 percent. Read More »

(AAL) Director Sells $201300.40 in Stock

American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) has risen 22.41% since November 23, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 6.54% the S&P500. Analysts await American Airlines Group Inc (NASDAQ: AAL ) to report earnings on January, 26. AAL's profit will be $339.83 million for 17.13 P/E if the $0.71 EPS becomes a reality. American Airlines Group Inc . dipped to as low as $48.27 throughout the day and has returned 4.22% in this year. Read More »