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UMB Bank NA MO Reduces Position in Netflix, Inc. (NFLX)

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NFLX has been the subject of a number of analyst reports. TD Capital Management LLC bought a new stake in shares of Netflix during the second quarter worth $105,000. The legal version of this news story can be read at https://stocknewstimes.com/2017/08/15/netflix-inc-nasdaqnflx-shares-sold-by-hartford-investment-management-co-updated-updated.html. Read More »

Transgender US military ban not a done deal, Mattis hints

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There's a host of issues and I'm learning more about this than I ever thought I would and it's obviously very complex to include the privacy issues which we respect. Trump announced a ban on transgender service members in a tweet on July 26 :: "After consultation with my generals and military experts, please be advised that the United States government will not accept or allow transgender individuals to serve in any capacity in the USA military". Read More »

Retirement Systems of Alabama Increases Position in Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI)

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Pictet Asset Management Ltd. now owns 4,295,682 shares of the pipeline company's stock valued at $93,388,000 after buying an additional 3,261,140 shares during the period. Kinder Morgan declared that its Board of Directors has approved a share repurchase plan on Wednesday, July 19th that permits the company to buyback $2.00 billion in outstanding shares. Read More »

Unusual Volume Spikes For: Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK)

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Chesapeake Energy Corp now has $3.70B valuation. Institutional owners hold 67.20% stake while Insiders ownership held at 1.30% in the company. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Savings Bank Of Nova Scotia holds 0% of its portfolio in Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE: CHK ) for 49,895 shares. 122 funds opened positions while 279 raised stakes. Read More »

Woman sues Chick-fil-A after finding bonus rodent in her bun

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Laboratory testing confirmed that the bun contained a rodent, Manafalouti's lawyer said, according to the Post. Davis says in the filing that due to the negligence of the defendants, Manfalouti is seeking punitive and compensatory damages related to her: pain and suffering, emotional distress, sleeplessness, anxiety, PTSD and medical bills. Read More »

Technical Indicators Turn Indifferent For AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. (AMC)

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Finally, GW Henssler & Associates Ltd. bought a new position in AMC Entertainment Holdings during the first quarter worth approximately $524,000. Vanguard Group Inc. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to reacquire up to 58% of its shares through open market purchases. "(NYSE:AMC) Stock Rating Lowered by Benchmark Co." was first posted by BNB Daily and is the property of of BNB Daily. Read More »

Why Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (AAP) Is Tanking Today

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Advance Auto Parts had a net margin of 4.31% and a return on equity of 16.02%. 12,320 are owned by First Mercantile. Joel Isaacson And Communication Ltd Llc reported 312 shares. The rating was maintained by UBS with "Buy" on Wednesday, August 5. Gofen And Glossberg Ltd Com Il reported 0.03% of its portfolio in Advance Auto Parts, Inc . Read More »

The maker of Angry Birds reportedly planning an IPO

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Carnegie Bank, Danske Bank and Deutsche Bank are among banks advising on a potential listing, the people said. He holds about 69 per cent of Rovio after investing 1 million euros ($1.5 million) more than a decade ago into the company co-founded by his nephew Niklas Hed. Read More »

MoviePass' $9.95 'unlimited' deal is one movie a day

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MoviePass is paying you the full ticket price for every film you see, which means that you'll likely earn an entire month's subscription in a single evening. Netflix, Inc. shares were trading at $169.59 per share on Tuesday morning, down $1.41 (-0.82%). What's more, the cost of tickets has almost doubled in the last 20 years, according to Box Office Mojo. Read More »

Global stocks, dollar climb as North Korea worry fades for now

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The underlying gauge finished up 1 per cent on Monday, when the Nasdaq Composite rose 1.3 per cent. North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un received a report from his army on its plans to fire missiles towards the U.S. dollar and Treasury yields a boost. The Japan share market finished session at three-month low on Monday, 14 August 2017, as a firmer yen compounded ongoing concern over tension between North Korea and the US however, the market's downside drew support from data showing ... Read More »

Uber settles federal probe over 'God view,' other alleged privacy violations

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Ms. Ohlhausen also dismissed Uber's aggressive business model that led it to become the most valuable startup in the world by saying how even the fastest-growing firms in the country "can't leave consumers behind". Uber didn't encrypt the information, and it allowed employees to access the data with a single, shared key, according to the complaint. Uber noted that in 2015 it hired its first chief security officer and "now employ hundreds of trained professionals dedicated to protecting user ... Read More »

Swiss franc consolidates after rallying hard on North Korea tensions

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The last time the S&P closed down more than 1 percent was May 17. "There's not a great incentive to buy big", said Lerner of SunTrust Advisory. He added that it is time for somebody to stand up to North Korea. The Swiss franc and Japanese yen are often sought in times of geopolitical tension or global financial stress, partly because both countries have big current account surpluses. Read More »

Mostly Sunny, But Some Could See Isolated Showers

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On Tuesday , the sun will rise at 6:40:56 a.m. and set at 8:28:30 p.m. Warm and sunny conditions are on tap today across New England as an area of high pressure crests over the region. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 40 percent. Chance of precipitation is 50 percent. Our best chance of a widespread rainfall this week will be with an approaching system on Friday . Read More »

German carrier Air Berlin filing for bankruptcy

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Germany's giant services sector union Verdi responded with dismay to Air Berlin's surprise announcement. "We assume that Air Berlin's airport slots. "We remain open to helping find a commercially viable solution for all parties", the Etihad statement said. It said it pumped 250 million euros of additional funding into Air Berlin as recently as in April and helped it "explore strategic options" for its business. Read More »

Retail Sales Increased 0.6% in July, Up 4.2% YOY

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Retail sales rose 1.2 percent from May, when they grew a revised 0.2 percent. Shares in Coach sank 12% after the handbag maker's full-year sales forecast fell short of analysts' expectations. Sales at gasoline stations decreased 0.4% during July, the second consecutive monthly decline, but are up 2.1% from a year ago. Sales also rose 1.2% at auto dealers, 1.2% at home and garden centers and even 1% at department stores that have been losing ground to Internet rivals. Read More »

Rail commuters face steepest fare rise in five years

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The rise is pegged against inflation, specifically the retail price index (RPI), and was announced by the Office for National Statistics this morning. The watchdog Transport Focus has launched an online guide to help passengers beat the fare rises. "Commuters do not give value for money on their railways a high satisfaction score - just one third according to our latest survey ". Read More »

Gas flows from Juniper

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BP's Juniper gas production platform about 50 miles off the southeast coast of Trinidad. "This year's projects will deliver a key part of the 800,000 barrels equivalent a day production from new projects that we expect by the end of the decade", Bob Dudley, BP group CEO, said in a company statement. Read More »

Ascential PLC (LON:ASCL) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Peel Hunt

The stock of H&T Group Plc (LON:HAT) has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, July 7 by FinnCap. The firm now has a GBX 325 ($4.22) price objective on the stock. Vodafone Group Plc now has $76.70B valuation. The Company also licenses third parties to manufacture and distribute products using the Burberry trademarks. Read More »

Bill Gates reduces Microsoft stake with $4.6bn donation

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According to data on June 6, the 61-year-old billionaire has donated Dollars 4.6 billion of its shares. Steve Ballmer now remains the largest individual shareholder of Microsoft. Also, Gates' ownership of Microsoft shares have dipped below 2 percent for the first time, he now owns about 1.3 percent. Last month, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos briefly surpassed Gates and became the world's richest person for less than a day, promptly falling back behind Gates after Amazon's share price dropped. Read More »

Home Depot Inc (NYSE:HD) Stake Increased by Webster Bank NA

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Jefferies Group LLC restated a buy rating and set a $182.00 price objective on shares of Home Depot in a research report on Friday, June 23rd. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have given a hold rating and twenty-one have given a buy rating to the stock. Read More »

German Economy Expands On Domestic Demand In Second Quarter

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Germany, the euro-zone's locomotive, saw its economic output rise by 0.6%, slightly below 0.7% expected. ING economist Carsten Brzeski says "though some kind of a slowdown from current growth rates looks nearly inevitable" many signs point to more growth ahead and there's "little reason to fear a sudden end to the current performance". Read More »

German Economic Growth Robust Despite Slowdown in Second Quarter

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A growth rate of 0.6% q/q is expected for the 19-country currency bloc. The provisional figure was lower than the 0.7 percent forecast by analysts surveyed by Factset. The optimism in boardrooms was reflected in growing investment in machinery, buildings and other assets. Adjusted for calendar affects, the yearly growth rate was 2.1% in the April-June period. Read More »

Arsenal 4-3 Leicester - The Premier League Is Well And Truly Back

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Arsenal appeared a step behind defensively, ceding possession nearly uncontested at moments, and Marc Albrighton would make them pay, jumping on a misplayed ball from Arsenal and sending a attractive cross to Jamie Vardy who would put it away to give Leicester City their first lead of the campaign. Read More »

S.Korean President vows to prevent war

Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, is visiting South Korea , Japan and China after a week in which Trump declared the USA military "locked and loaded" and said he was ready to unleash "fire and fury" if North Korea continued to threaten the United States. Read More »

Trump warns NKorea that United States is 'locked and loaded'

These are just some of the phrases President Donald Trump has uttered in the past week regarding North Korea - not to mention tweets. Any new military conflict with North Korea would likely escalate quickly to the use of nuclear weapons , bringing catastrophic casualties and an untold economic impact worldwide, former USA defense officials and experts believe. Read More »

4 ways China could hurt North Korea's economy

The report is assumed to be referring to the USA joint military drills with South Korea, known as the Ulchi-Freedom Guardian, which are scheduled to start August 21. North Korea sees these exercises and larger ones held every spring as a rehearsal for invasion. In order to neutralize this threat, the KPA is preparing an operational plan to make "an enveloping fire at the areas (sic) around Guam with medium-to-long-range strategic ballistic rocket (sic) Hwasong-12 in order to contain the ... Read More »

USA workplace very physically, emotionally taxing

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What they discovered about how we work may help inform policymakers looking to grow the economy and employers looking to retain the best workers. Almost 75 per cent of Americans report either intense or repetitive physical exertion on the job at least one-quarter of the time. Read More »

United Nations condemns violence in Charlottesville

The vehicle killed a 32-year-old woman and injured 19 people, five of them critically. Hundreds of people demonstrated in downtown Los Angeles Sunday to denounce the deadly violence that took hold at a white supremacist rally called "Unite the Right" in Charlottesville , Virginia . Read More »

China tells North Korea to comply with United Nations sanctions

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In an editorial, the state-owned China Daily newspaper said Trump was asking too much of China over North Korea , also known as the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, or DPRK. "At present, relevant parties should exercise restraint and avoid words and actions that would escalate tensions on the Korean Peninsula", Xi said, according to the statement provided by China's government. Read More »

Dollar edges up vs yen, outlook seen clouded by N.Korea tensions

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Those gains were led by bounces in Australia, Hong Kong and South Korea while MSCI's world index rose 0.2 per cent. The Nasdaq composite surged 83.68 points, or 1.3 percent, to 6,340.23. That prompted North Korea to say it was considering plans to fire missiles at the USA island territory of Guam. While investors were relieved the weekend passed without further escalation, some were mindful, ahead of North Korea's Liberation Day celebration marking the end of Japanese rule, that tensions ... Read More »