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Manufacturing sector expands for sixth month in October


The volume of output in the the building and construction industry increased by 18.4% in the third quarter of 2017 compared to the same time previous year, boosted by residential building. The drop was driven by a three per cent fall in fix and maintenance and a 0.6 per cent fall in all new work. In volume terms, growth in exports outpaced that of imports during October. Read More »

Sheffield suspends Uber licence


Uber said that it will appeal the suspension so it can "continue to serve people in Sheffield". Bertram left Uber in October. "Uber's licence was suspended last Friday (29 November) after the current licence holder failed to respond to requests, made by our licensing team, about the management of Uber", a spokesperson for Sheffield City said. Read More »

Anonymous donor drops $10k in Salvation Army kettle


The person then goes and buys the gifts, and returns them to the Angel Tree with the tag attached to the wrapping. "If you can help in any capacity, from your time to any donations, the council and the Salvation Army would love to have your support". Read More »

HUD claims decline in homeless count for 2017


Nationwide, the number of homeless military veterans went up 1.5 percent past year, and that group now makes up 9.1 percent of the total homeless population, according to the report. On a single night in January 2017, 383 Veterans were experiencing homelessness. It's an increase of less than one percent over 2016. Since 2010, however, veteran homelessness in IL declined by 23.7 percent and by almost 46% nationally. Read More »

Baker Mayfield wins Walter Camp Football Player of the Year Award


Mayfield beat out fellow seniors J.T. Barrett of Ohio State and Mason Rudolph of Oklahoma State for the honor. Mayfield is the third Oklahoma quarterback to claim the Davey O'Brien Award. Love would win the Doak Walker, which is given to the nation's top running back, beating out Barkley and Wisconsin's Jonathan Taylor. NC State defensive end Bradley Chubb won the Bronko Nagurski Award for top defensive player, an award voted on by the Football Writers Association of America. Read More »

Complete Analysis of: Barrick Gold Corporation (NYSE:ABX)


United Bank who had been investing in Mcdonalds Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $138.30 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.31% or $0.68 during the last trading session, reaching $220.74. Citigroup maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Monday, November 13 report. On Tuesday, November 22 the stock rating was initiated by CLSA with "Outperform". Read More »

Will These Stocks Remain Hot? Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD), LendingClub Corporation (LC)

It has underperformed by 66.82% the S&P500. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have given a hold rating, nineteen have given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company's stock. Jazz Pharmaceuticals Public Limited Company (NASDAQ:JAZZ) has risen 1.25% since December 7, 2016 and is uptrending. The stock has "Outperform" rating by Oppenheimer on Thursday, February 11. Read More »

A Preview of Valuations Summary: FedEx Corporation (FDX), MGM Resorts International (MGM)

Investors of record on Monday, December 11th will be given a $0.11 dividend. Nwi Management Lp decreased Mgm Resorts International (MGM ) stake by 51.31% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. 766,240 were reported by Yost Cap Mgmt Llc. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Mngmt Comm owns 2,217 shares. Wells Fargo & Mn owns 1,000 shares. Assets Advisers holds 2.48% of its portfolio in MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM ) for 181,878 shares. Read More »

US Health Care Spending Decreases in 2016


Dating back to 1960, the NHEA measures annual US expenditures for health care goods and services, public health activities, government administration, the net cost of health insurance, and investment related to health care. "When you add people to the rolls of Medicaid and private health insurance they are going to be using all types of medical goods and services". The total out-of-pocket health care spending in 2016 increased by 3.9%, a one percent increase from 2015's out-of-pocket rate ... Read More »

Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY) Position Lowered by Payden & Rygel


The stock decreased 1.04% or $0.73 during the last trading session, reaching $69.27. The Oregon-based Ferguson Wellman Cap Mgmt has invested 1.67% in Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: OXY ). Moreover, Asset Management One Ltd has 0.02% invested in Veeva Systems Inc. Cap Int Ca holds 0.26% of its portfolio in Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: OXY ) for 30,650 shares. Read More »

Tredje AP fonden Has $1.79 Million Stake in Dollar General Corp. (DG)


It improved, as 62 investors sold DG shares while 193 reduced holdings. Finally, Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec grew its stake in Dollar General by 2.3% in the 3rd quarter. The company's quick ratio for most recent quarter is 0.20. Scharf Investments Llc who had been investing in Dollar Gen Corp New for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $25.51B market cap company. Read More »

Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) Undervalued by 15%

Barclays Capital maintained the stock with "Overweight" rating in Monday, August 7 report. BMO Capital Markets initiated the stock with "Market Perform" rating in Wednesday, April 27 report. Its up 0.24, from 0.91 in 2017Q1. Cornerstone Advisors Inc. increased its stake in shares of Activision Blizzard by 321.5% in the third quarter. 98 funds opened positions while 210 raised stakes. Read More »

Is Amazon the Best Stock on the NASDAQ?


During the last 52 weeks, the (NASDAQ:TIVO) price has been as high as $21.9 and as low as $15.15. American Century Companies Inc. now owns 1,647,564 shares of the e-commerce giant's stock worth $1,460,631,000 after purchasing an additional 8,704 shares during the last quarter. Read More »

IT actor joins Shazam!


C. Beck and writer Bill Parker, Shazam first appeared in Fawcett Comics' Whiz Comics #2. Grazer joins Zachary Levi , who will play the title role, along with Asher Angel who will play Billy Batson. The film is to be directed by David F. Sandberg from a screenplay by Henry Gayden and Darren Lemke . He took to Instagram following the casting announcement to post: "Honored and greatly humbled to be a part of the #dcuniverse by bringing the original Captain Marvel to life". Read More »

Analysts See $3.92 EPS for Broadcom Limited (AVGO)

It has outperformed by 47.30% the S&P500. Now trading with a market value of 105.17B, the company has a mix of catalysts and obstacles that spring from the nature of its operations. Therefore 96% are positive. Broadcom Limited has a fifty-two week low of $163.67 and a fifty-two week high of $285.68. With a return potential of 19%, the stock's consensus target price stands at $314.77. Read More »

Delta Flight's Bathrooms Fill Up, Pilot Makes Emergency Pit Stop for Passengers


Enroute, the toilets of Boeing 757's toilets "ceased functioning, with passengers queuing up and indicating they needed to visit the toilet", the incident report filed by Delta Airlines said. Travelers were escorted to the terminal so the plane could be serviced and refueled for takeoff. Instead, they decided to make a sharp left turn and head hundreds of miles south to Billings Logan International Airport. Read More »

Starbucks Launches New Christmas Tree Frappuccino For The Holiday Season


Glad you asked. It's a peppermint mocha creme frappuccino topped with a matcha whipped cream tree that is decorated with caramel garland and cranberry ornaments. I want one so badly, ' wrote one excited fan. The Christmas Tree Frappuccino is advertised has containing 50 grams of sugar in the 16-ounce "Grande" cup; 4 grams less than October's "zombie brains" drink. Read More »

Hot Stock in the Spotlight: Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (NYSE: BUD)


The Return on Invested Capital (aka ROIC) for Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (ENXTBR:ABI) is 0.452244. The M-Score is based on 8 different variables: Days' sales in receivables index, Gross Margin Index, Asset Quality Index, Sales Growth Index, Depreciation Index, Sales, General and Administrative expenses Index, Leverage Index and Total Accruals to Total Assets. Read More »

Lululemon Athletica inc. (LULU) Soars Following Earnings Beat


Lululemon Athletica Inc . had 145 analyst reports since August 18, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. FBR Capital downgraded it to "Underperform" rating and $42 target in Monday, November 30 report. The stock of Patterson-UTI Energy, Inc. Goldman Sachs maintained Lululemon Athletica Inc . The rating was upgraded by Zacks to "Sell" on Monday, August 31. Read More »

Maverick Capital Ltd. Lowers Position in Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (WBA)

Genovese Burford & Brothers Wealth & Retirement Plan Management LLC now owns 149,961 shares of the pharmacy operator's stock worth $150,000 after buying an additional 148,149 shares during the period. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $1.07 earnings per share. Equities research analysts expect that Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc will post $4.97 earnings per share for the current year. Read More »

General Electric cutting 12000 jobs in energy division


Mathes has 5,625 shares for 0.19% of their portfolio. It has outperformed by 18.90% the S&P500. Verition Fund Management Llc decreased American Elec Pwr Inc ( AEP ) stake by 58.13% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. The rating was downgraded by TheStreet to "Buy" on Wednesday, August 26. UBS reinitiated Citigroup Inc. (NYSE: AEP ) might see muted action given an ABR of 2.4 or Hold rating. Read More »

Rolls-Royce engine trouble forces Air New Zealand to ground flights


Provided with the photos taken of the NZ99 engine after it landed back in Auckland, a spokeswoman said: "The cause of these incidents is yet to be determined and this is the role of the Transport Accident Investigation Commission". "Air New Zealand will be focused on finding replacement aircraft capacity", the airline said. Customers affected by these changes will be proactively contacted with new travel information. Read More »

Pearson plc 2.4% Potential Upside Indicated by JP Morgan Cazenove

Oberweis Asset Management Inc acquired 111,750 shares as Applied Optoelectronics Inc. Applied Optoelectronics Inc. now has $789.63M valuation. The stock increased 0.10% or $0.09 during the last trading session, reaching $88.65. Shore Capital maintained it with "Buy" rating and GBX 1000 target in Friday, October 13 report. Previously on 8/21/2017, Peel Hunt released a statement for Headlam Group PLC (LON:HEAD) maintained the target price at 650.00GBX. Read More »

What the CVS and Aetna merger could mean for you


It's unclear just how quickly customers might start seeing savings - and how much cheaper drugs might actually be, for that matter. CVS also recently took over the pharmacy operations at Target. Jeff Bezos, the Amazon chief executive, and his e-commerce juggernaut have already overturned many industries: book buying, retail shopping, groceries and Hollywood, using fierce customer loyalty and enormous reach as cudgels against incumbent players. Read More »

Uber paid off hacker using bug bounty programme


In order to cover the attack up, Uber used its bug bounty service hosted by HackerOne . A 20-year-old man from Florida was responsible for the Uber Technologies Inc. They could not find the identity of the hacker or the person who helped him and Uber is still not saying anything about the hack. Reuters said Uber made the man sign a nondisclosure agreement, and verified that the data had been erased. Read More »

Ladbrokes Coral talks over takeover by Bwin owner GVC


Since becoming chief executive a decade ago, the Scot has built GVC through a series of increasingly ambitious deals, including the 1.1 billion pound reverse takeover of Bwin .Party, growing it from an upstart gambling firm to a FTSE 250 business. Read More »

Home Depot to upgrade stores


Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating, twenty have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. (NYSE:HD) for 3,691 shares. The Return on Equity (ROE) and Return on Investment (ROI) values are 238.9 percent and 31.8 percent respectively. (NYSE:HD) for 483 shares. Read More »

Wal-Mart is changing its legal name (kind of)


With increased present upwards growth rate of 5.80%, 26.01 PE set for uptrend. Notably, this marked Walmart's ninth and 13th straight quarter of positive earnings surprise and USA comps growth, respectively. Wal-Mart Stores comprises about 2.4% of Benson Investment Management Company Inc.'s holdings, making the stock its 11th largest position. Ghp Inv Inc has 0.19% invested in Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Read More »

Canada to Cancel $5.2B Boeing Fighter Jet Contract


OTTAWA-Industry sources say the Trudeau government is preparing to push back the expected delivery date of a new fighter jet to replace Canada's aging CF-18 fleet. The move to try to acquire fighter jets from Australia coincides with the US government's decision, based on a Boeing complaint, to hit Bombardier with nearly 300 per cent duties on its CSeries civilian passenger jet. Read More »

Years in Prison for Former Top Volkswagen Manager


Oliver Schmidt pleaded guilty in August to charges he conspired to commit fraud and violate the US Clean Air Act. Along with the seven years in prison, Schmidt was ordered to pay a $400,000 fine. The software allowed the cars to pass emissions tests under lab conditions, while disabling the emissions-control software under real-world driving conditions so the cars would have better performance. Read More »

Airlines: "Smart Bags" Pose Explosion Risk


A spokesman for American tells NPR that rules banning the bags' powerful lithium batteries from checked baggage aren't because they're more likely to catch fire in a cargo hold, but because it's hard to fight a fire that breaks out there. Read More »

Violence against women concerns us all


George Status of Women Council, said. "Today marks the 28th anniversary of the day that 14 women were murdered at École Polytechnique de Montréal, exclusively due to their gender". We recognize the disproportionately high levels of violence faced by Indigenous women and girls, and trans individuals. A co-founder of the Victim Justice Network, de Villiers said that while strides had been made in the effort to combat violence, more work is needed. Read More »

Hackers hold NC county's computers ransom for 2 bitcoins


WBTV says county officials were considering whether to pay the ransom. Diorio said regardless whether or not county officials pay the ransom, the incident won't be resolved for several days. The county is composing a list of all services that it won't be able to be offered because of the hack. For the time being, the county will have to work on paper instead of electronically for some services. Read More »

Ceridian Awarded 2018 Employees' Choice Awards by Glassdoor


Facebook for the third time in the last eight years has been rated by Glassdoor as the best place to work based on employee feedback. Over the past 12 months current and former employees shared their experience at Hays, rating their satisfaction with key factors such as career opportunities, compensation, work-life balance, management, culture and values, as well as sharing any downsides to working for the company. Read More »

Analyzing US Gasoline Inventories and Demand

Oil-market observers will be watching closely Wednesday for official weekly data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration. Oil prices edge up on expected drop in USA crude stocks " That's a pretty bearish number on gasoline ", Kyle Cooper, director of research at IAF Advisors in Houston, said by telephone. Read More »