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Bitcoin hits record high of $7888 after hard fork update suspended

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Bitcoin fell 8% on Friday as investors appeared to unwind their positions on the popular digital currency while increasing their holdings of bitcoin cash. "The delay to Segwit2x has damaged confidence amongst bitcoin investors concerning the much-needed resolution to speed up bitcoin's slow processing speed". Read More »

Are Analysts Bullish about Persimmon plc (LON:PSN) after last week?

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The firm earned "Sector Perform" rating on Friday, February 10 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock of Pendragon PLC (LON:PDG) has "Hold" rating given on Tuesday, October 24 by Numis Securities. Associated British Foods PLC had 320 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Beazley PLC (LON:BEZ) had its stock rating noted as Overweight by analysts at JP Morgan Cazenove. Read More »

Should You Hold Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO)

Current trade price levels places CSCO's stock about -0.72% away from the 52-week high and closed 18.48% away from the 52-week low. Cisco Systems, Inc . Southeast Asset Advisors Inc. now owns 9,233 shares of the network equipment provider's stock worth $312,000 after purchasing an additional 44 shares during the period. Read More »

Trump admin. reports 600K Obamacare signups in first four days

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California's exchange, the largest state-run Obamacare marketplace, said its enrollment business was about 25 percent higher on the first day of sign-ups this year compared with last year. About 130,000 people were new customers this year, while about 460,000 were returning customers. "It's by far the biggest start to open enrollment than ever before", said Lori Lodes, co-founder of Get America Covered , an outreach program aimed at getting the word out that people can still enroll, despite ... Read More »

ArcelorMittal profits double to $1.21 billion

ArcelorMittal is the world's leading steel and mining company, with a presence in 60 countries and an industrial footprint in 18 countries. Cowen and Company cut shares of ArcelorMittal from an "outperform" rating to a "market perform" rating and cut their price target for the stock from $32.00 to $27.00 in a research note on Friday, September 22nd. Read More »

Has $2.33 Million Stake in Philip Morris International Inc (PM)

It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. The average 1-year price target for The Mosaic Company (MOS) - averaging the work of different analysts - reveals a mean PT of $23.6/share. The company was maintained on Tuesday, September 26 by Jefferies. TH Capital initiated the shares of MCHX in report on Tuesday, December 22 with "Buy" rating. Read More »

Lundgren to lead easyJet as McCall departs for ITV

Lundgren's appointment comes at a sensitive time for easyJet which recently inked a deal with insolvent Air Berlin to acquire part of its operations. Under a long-term incentive plan (LTIP), his awards will be set at 250% of his salary, with a two-year holding period after vesting. Lundgren said: "I have flown with and been a fan of EasyJet and its wonderful people for many years". Read More »

Price Trends to Watch: Mattel, Inc. (MAT)

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The firm is expected to report its next earnings results on Wednesday, January 24th. MAT has been the topic of several recent analyst reports. According to their predictions high & low revenue estimates are 1.98 Billion and 1.82 Billion respectively. Read More »

How Insiders and Institutions are Trading Cabot Oil & Gas (COG)

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Hutton sold 11,918 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, September 5th. After going under observation of traders 7.26 million shares traded at hands. Srouji Johny sold $1.53 million worth of Apple Inc. Institutional transactions worth noted at -5.22%. Neuberger Berman Group LLC now owns 20,664,730 shares of the oil and gas exploration company's stock valued at $518,271,000 after buying an additional 2,095,126 shares during the last quarter. Read More »

Equifax executives will forego annual bonuses to balance cost of data breach

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Shortly after news of the breach broke, reports circulated that top officials had sold Equifax stock after the company found out about the breach, but before disclosing it to the public. Chief Financial Officer John Gamble said fourth quarter revenue could be 3% to 4% lower as a result of the hack, which compromised the personally identifiable information of 145 million people. Read More »

Ford's Exoskeleton Helps Assembly Line Workers Avoid Fatigue, Injury

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Over time, the possibility of fatigue or a repetitive strain injury increase substantially. "Since I started using the vest, I'm not as sore, and I have more energy to play with my grandsons when I get home". Ford has been piloting the technology is two of its USA plants and has now made plans to roll the unit out for further testing at sites in Europe and South America. Read More »

Flybe plane with 57 people on board in emergency landing in Belfast

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Flight BE331 was diverted to the worldwide hub where it landed safely at about 1.30pm with the front of the plane unsupported, and the runway was closed to other aircraft. "There are no further reports of any other passenger or crew injuries". The British Airline Pilots Association praised the pilots' skill in landing the aircraft. Read More »

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Shares Sold by Tokio Marine Asset Management Co. Ltd.

Csx Corp (NYSE:CSX) was raised too. It has underperformed by 13.88% the S&P500. Vinit Bodas decreased its stake in Microsoft Corp ( MSFT ) by 2.51% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Jefferies Group set a $40.00 price target on Microsoft Corp. and gave the stock a "sell" rating in a research note on Tuesday, September 27th. The company holds 7.71 billion outstanding shares and 7.61 billion shares are floating in market. Read More »

UK ISPs will automatically compensate customers for shoddy service

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Many people are not getting the standard of service they expect, or being adequately compensated when service falls short, said Ofcom . BT, Sky, TalkTalk , Virgin Media and Zen Internet have all agreed to the regulator's proposals, which could see consumers in line for £142m in compensation, nine times more than the ISPs pay out under the current system, which requires consumers to proactively claim money back . Read More »

NTSB to Investigate Las Vegas Crash Involving Driverless Bus

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None of the shuttle passengers were reported to be injured. According to Las Vegas officials, the self-driving shuttle did "what it was supposed to do" in efforts to avoid the accident once its sensors detected the oncoming threat - but, while the shuttle stopped, the delivery truck did not. Read More »

U.S. corn production up, soybean down from October

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Both of those predictions are unchanged from last month's forecast. Sorghum production is forecast to be down 30 percent with 189 million bushels. Corn production is forecast at 496 million bushels, down 77.6 million bushels from past year. Read More »

Uber partners with NASA to build flying taxi service

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In a speech at the Web Summit in Lisbon, Uber's head of product Jeff Holden announced updated information to Uber Elevate , which is Uber's flying auto taxi service that Holden first hinted at back in September of 2016. Since then, Uber Elevate has been working on plans to bring a flying taxi service to Dallas-Fort Worth and Dubai. That deal calls for Uber to be involved during phase 4 of this work, which is scheduled to begin in March 2019, NASA said. Read More »

JC Penney Company, Inc. Earnings Ahead: Quick Glance

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A statistical measure of the dispersion of returns (volatility) for KIM producing salvation in Investors mouth, it has week volatility of 2.67% and for the month booked as 2.60%. Ameriprise Financial Inc. grew its position in shares of J. C. Penney Company, Inc . Stock's twelve month price oscillated between $10.74 and $2.35. The Shareholder Yield (Mebane Faber) of J. Read More »

BBC stars highlight equal pay day

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NOW: Pensions communications director Amy Mankelow said: "The gender pay gap not only impacts the quality of women's lives day to day but has profound consequences for their future". Not really, I'm just making a point. Because of the gender pay gap, we're working for free until the end of the year. 'We represent the women who are being paid unfairly and often not being paid at all - either for their domestic labour or care duties - or because they have been fired for getting pregnant. Read More »

China's ByteDance Signs Digital Content Deal With ProSieben's Studio 71

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Musical.ly has risen to prominence among a teenage and tween audience by enabling users to record quick videos set to music. "(By) integrating Musical.ly's global reach with Bytedance's massive user base in China and key Asian markets, we are creating a significant global platform for our content creators and brands to engage with new markets", said Zhang Yiming, Bytedance's chief executive. Read More »

China to allow foreign players to hold majority stake in finance sector

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Beijing is allowing foreigners to own Chinese banks. "Both the United States and China will have a more prosperous future if we can achieve a level economic playing field". China will also increase access to its services and manufacturing sectors, wrote Wang, who was last month promoted to the country's top-decision making body, the Politburo Standing Committee. Read More »

Grisanti Capital Management LLC Reduces Stake in Schlumberger NV (SLB)

Shares of Schlumberger NV (NYSE: SLB ) traded up 0.37% during trading on Friday, hitting $84.78. About 105,952 shares traded. In terms of performance, shares of Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) are -20.12% since the start of 2016. Therefore 77% are positive. Relative Strength Index (RSI) for Schlumberger Limited (SLB) is at 59.01. (NYSE:SLB) on Monday, January 25 with "Outperform" rating. Read More »

West Michigan companies land ideal scores on Corporate Equality Index

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A record-breaking 609 businesses earned a score of 100 from the HRC in the new report, up from 517 previous year. "As a pharmacy innovation company that serves 100 million Americans each year and employs over 245,000 colleagues, our continued success demands that we seek out, listen to and leverage everyone's voices and ensure every individual feels valued, respected and appreciated", said Lisa Bisaccia, EVP and Chief Human Resources Officer for CVS Health and executive sponsor of the ... Read More »

Leaked - Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 out ahead of Dubai introduction

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It is a badly kept secret that Chevrolet is about to pull the wraps off the new Corvette ZR1 . The December issue of Car And Driver has leaked with a photo of the 2018 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 on the cover. Perhaps a more important stat is its lap time at Virginia International Raceway - it lapped the track 2.5 seconds faster than a Z06. According to Corvette Blogger , the 2019 ZR1 will have a curb weight of 3,664lbs, 140lbs heavier than the Z06 and it retains the removable hard top. Read More »

Dean Foods Company (NASDAQ:DF) To Release Earnings

Phocas Financial Corp. now owns 220,173 shares of the company's stock worth $3,813,000 after buying an additional 83,900 shares during the period. State Street Corp boosted its position in shares of Dean Foods by 2.0% during the 2nd quarter. Read More »

Morgan Stanley Initiates Coverage on Roku, Inc. (ROKU)

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Roku hauled in $124.8 million in revenue - about $14 million more than anticipated - and posted an adjusted loss of 10 cents per share, easily besting the $1.37 per share loss analysts had forecast. Several large investors have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Gilder Gagnon Howe & Co. Citadel Advisors LLC purchased a new position in Roku in the 3rd quarter valued at about $1,122,000. Read More »

More Layoffs to Hit ESPN

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Dynamic change demands an increased focus on versatility and value, and as a result, we have been engaged in the challenging process of determining the talent-anchors, analysts, reporters, writers and those who handle play-by-play-necessary to meet those demands. Read More »

(F) Rating Lowered to Hold at Vetr Inc

Procter & Gamble Co (NYSE:PG) has risen 7.54% since November 9, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 25.91% the S&P500. DNB Asset Management AS raised its stake in Ford Motor by 3.6% in the second quarter. Tarbox Family Office reported 3,526 shares. Yhb Incorporated reported 62,900 shares or 0.38% of all its holdings. Texas Permanent School Fund stated it has 385,842 shares. Read More »

M&S speeds up shutdown of clothing and scales back Simply Food

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Earnings per share jumped to 5.2p from 1p past year, while the interim dividend was kept flat at 6.8p. But like-for-like sales improved in its embattled clothing and home arm, down by a better-than feared 0.1% in its second quarter after a 1.2% tumble in the previous three months. Read More »

Turkey, US resume limited mutual visa services

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But the Turkish embassy in Washington said late Monday it could not provide "any assurances regarding files that are subject of ongoing legal processes". Yıldırım was welcomed by Turkish Ambassador to the U.S. Serdar Kilic after landing at Andrews Joint Air Base, 20 miles (32 kilometers) outside the U.S. Read More »