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Gold Drops On Tax Reform Euphoria

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Gold prices fell in Asian trade on Monday, as the dollar gained on expectations that the United States´ economy will expand further after the Senate passed a bill to overhaul the country´s tax system. Investors are also focused this week on a key US non-farm payrolls report, with analysts forecasting a 200,000 jobs gain for November versus 260,000 the previous month. Read More »

Sierra Leone's 709-carat 'peace diamond' sells for $6.5 million

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The 709-carat stone, which was unearthed in March, is the largest discovered in Sierra Leone in nearly a half-century and is between the 10th and 15th largest ever found worldwide, experts say. "I handed over the diamond to the government because I am loyal to my nation". In the past, "conflict diamonds" funded warlords and their campaigns during a decade of civil war in the small country. Read More »

Larry and Teresa from 'Long Island Medium' Have Split

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The star of TLC's reality hit " Long Island Medium ", Theresa Caputo , and her husband of 28 years, Larry Caputo , have split. but there might be hope for them yet. "I just don't know where I would go from there". Just getting together with family, you know, just going to lunch. But she did mention the "strain" her career caused-and now they feel unsatisfied with each other. Read More »

Bell Bank Sells 3265 Shares of NXP Semiconductors NV (NXPI)

The stock decreased 0.80% or $0.92 during the last trading session, reaching $113.86. About 4.93M shares traded or 83.39% up from the average. It has outperformed by 60.25% the S&P500. Therefore 100% are positive. Baidu had 55 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was downgraded by Oppenheimer to "Perform" on Friday, October 28. Read More »

Instagram is cracking down on wildlife selfies

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In a recent announcement, Instagram stated that it's going to add content warnings to any selfies with wildlife, including tigers and koalas. According to WAP numerous animals who tourists take photos with are stolen from their natural habitat and are then kept in cramped conditions and passed around from tourist to tourist, causing them extreme stress. Read More »

CVS and Aetna stocks tumble on news of merger deal

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About 40.46 million shares traded or 381.92% up from the average. It has underperformed by 41.10% the S&P500. Multiple company employees have indulged in significant insider trading. Also, COO Jonathan C. Roberts sold 85,743 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, September 18th. Stifel Nicolaus has "Buy" rating and $65 target. Read More »

USA trade gap widens in October on record imports

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A trade deficit means that the United States is buying more goods and services from other countries than it is selling them. Economists had expected a deficit of $2.7 billion, according to Thomson Reuters. Exports increased $97.5 billion or 5.3%. The goods deficit increased 5.9% to $69.1 billion, while the services surplus shrunk slightly to $20.3 billion. Read More »

What Are Analysts Report About Discovery Communications, Inc. (DISCK)

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of the business. Investors and Traders continue to monitor technical levels of shares of Discovery Communications, Inc . has a fifty-two week low of $15.99 and a fifty-two week high of $30.25. This company shares are 5.9% off its target price of $22.08 and the current market capitalization stands at $7.59B. Read More »

Good stocks to great stocks: General Electric Company (GE)

Following the purchase, the director now directly owns 5,500 shares in the company, valued at $100,320. The Payden & Rygel holds 116,602 shares with $3.15 million value, down from 641,802 last quarter. Rathbone Brothers Public Ltd owns 1.25M shares or 1.5% of their USA portfolio. Royal Bank Of Canada set a $25.00 target price on shares of General Electric and gave the company a "buy" rating in a report on Monday, October 23rd. Read More »

Weir Group PLC 19.4% Potential Upside Indicated by Barclays Capital

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The stock of Cleantech Solutions International, Inc. The firm has "Underperform" rating by Wedbush given on Friday, September 9. The stock of Wipro Limited (NYSE:WIT) earned "Buy" rating by CLSA on Friday, January 6. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Tsakos Energy Navigation Limited (NYSE:TNP) rating on Friday, September 15. Numis Securities has "Hold" rating and GBX 1150 target. Read More »

Jimmy Kimmel's baby son has successful heart surgery

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In August, Kimmel revealed that Billy would have to face two more surgeries . The infant's surgery had been scheduled for November, but was postponed as a precaution after the family came down with colds. During his opening monologue, Pratt admitted that he's nervous about being Kimmel's replacement. "For me, it's inspirational to see a guy with a huge beard and a cowboy hat to finally make it in country music", Pratt joked of Stapleton during his introduction. Read More »

Regal Entertainment to be acquired by Cineworld

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The company's stock had a trading volume of 10,206,200 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,884,029. NY increased its holdings in Regal Entertainment Group by 15.8% during the 3rd quarter. RGC generated revenue of $868.41 Million in the same quarter, one year ago. The difference between the expected and actual EPS was $0.02/share, which represents an Earnings surprise of 40%. Read More »

Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts

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Copart Inc now has $10.07B valuation. The stock increased 0.43% or $0.56 during the last trading session, reaching $130.02. If we take a wider approach, shares have been trading 16.47% away from the 200-day moving average. The Home Depot Inc. had 92 analyst reports since August 19, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird on Thursday, October 26 with "Hold". Read More »

IShares Agency Bond ETF Plans Monthly Dividend of $0.16 (AGZ)

Moving averages can be very helpful for identifying peaks and troughs. Investors may be closely watching additional technical levels on shares of S&P S/T National Muni Bond Ishares (SUB). The trend is typically considered to be the main direction of the share price. Currently, the 14-day ADX for Betapro Nat Gas 2X Daily Bear ETF (HND.TO) is sitting at 13.18. Read More »

Kroger recalls water for infants after mold contamination — RECALL ALERT

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The FDA says the water is sold in clear containers, but you may not be able to visually see the mold. The product has a sell by date between April 26, 2018 and October 10, 2018. However, people who are allergic to the mold and also asthmatic may suffer asthma attacks. Kroger (kr) disputed the severity of the problem, but nevertheless told staff in its stores to take the affected bottles off the shelves. Read More »

McDonald's Looks To Crush The Competition With New Dollar Menu (MCD)

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In fact, they plan to supplement McDonald's current value offers on the McPick 2; where customers can pick two items from a list for $5 - including Big Macs, fish filets and 10-piece chicken nuggets. We expect this to win back customers who've been disappointed. McDonald's Corp., the world's largest restaurant chain, unveiled its new value-priced menu on Monday, aiming to keep its lead in an industry that's increasingly racing for the bottom. Read More »

Industry fears a vehicle crash as diesel sales fall by 30%

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Following the Chancellor Philip Hammond's Autumn Budget - during which new tax implications were announced for diesel cars - diesel vehicle sales slumped by more than 30% compared with November 2016, while diesel sales for the year so far are down by 16% on the same period last year. Read More »

Services sector growth slips to 12-month low in November - PMI

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However the PMI reading for November was 56.0 (versus October's 57.5 reading) showing that business activity in the sector continued to expand at a healthy pace. "Business optimism across the construction sector remained relatively subdued, but picked up from the near five-year low seen in October", Tim Moore, Associate Director at IHS Markit, said. Read More »

(RAD) Receives $6.58 Consensus PT from Analysts

The hedge fund run by Jonathon Jacobson held 22.00 million shares of the medical and nursing services company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $64.90 million, up from 19.00 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. It is positive, as 40 investors sold D shares while 298 reduced holdings. 36 funds opened positions while 93 raised stakes. 408.41 million shares or 0.70% less from 411.29 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Read More »

Starbucks offers AR tours of its lavish Shanghai coffee shop

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It is the first Reserve Roastery to launch in Asia and follows the launch of the inaugural Seattle Roastery three years ago. Shanghai's Reserve Roastery is a fully interactive experience which enables consumers to point their mobile phones at features throughout the store to unlock augmented reality experiences. Read More »

Twenty-First Century Fox (FOX) Rating Increased to Hold at BidaskClub

Piper Jaffray Companies started coverage on Twenty-First Century Fox in a report on Friday, August 11th. They issued a "neutral" rating and a $33.00 target price on the stock. Since June 12, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 1 insider sale for $279,068 activity. "Separately, CEO MURDOCH JAMES R Sell 111713 shares of the company at a price of $27.94 on 2017-08-15". Read More »

Reserve Bank keeps interest rates on hold

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According to a statement by ANU's Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis (CAMA) RBA Shadow Board, there was "no need" for a rate change before Christmas. "Household incomes are growing slowly and debt levels are high", it said. "Regardless of what the Reserve Bank does or doesn't do to the cash rate in 2018, interest rates are now sitting at record lows and will remain lower for longer". Read More »

Apple to begin paying $15B to Ireland in back taxes

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For example, a similar deal between Amazon and Luxembourg resulted in the tech giant hiring some 1,500 employees there, simultaneously reducing the tax burden on its European operations by approximately 75 percent . What did Apple do exactly to warrant a payment as big as €13 billion? Not only is it ethically questionable, the European Commission declared this as state-aid which is illegal. Read More »

Man cooks up waffle feast after finding staff asleep

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He walked to the kitchen and snapped selfies as he cooked himself a giant Texas bacon cheesesteak melt at 3 a.m. "No one in sight". He later posted pics of his cooking spree on Facebook . Waffle House's division manager apologized personally, and the sleepy employee was suspended for a week. But a spokesman for Waffle House told Sky News that "for safety reasons our customers should never have to go behind the counter". Read More »

SEC Accuses Canadian of $15 Million ICO Fraud

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The charges are the result of regulatory collaboration with the Autorité Des Marchés Financiers (AMF). The SEC's complaint , filed in a federal court in NY, alleges that Dominic Lacroix of PlexCorps marketed and sold securities called PlexCoin on the internet to investors in the United States and overseas, claiming the investments would yield a 1,354 percent profit in fewer than 29 days. Read More »

Driving examiners strike over new tests dispute

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The alterations, which will be introduced by the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency from December 4 , will see the amount of independent driving time doubled from ten minutes to 20. DVSA director of people, communications and engagement Adrian Long said: "PCS's desperate claim that changes to the driving test will cause examiners to work longer and harder is simply not true". Read More »

Stock Check For S&P Bank ETF SPDR (KBE)

The ADX alone was created to measure trend strength. The simple moving average is a mathematical calculation that takes the average price (mean) for a given amount of time. The CCI technical indicator can be used to help determine if a stock is overbought or oversold. SPDR S&P 500 Value Portfolio ETF (SPYV) now has a 14-day Commodity Channel Index (CCI) of 167.09. Read More »

High Court Lets Third Version Of Travel Ban Take Effect

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The ban, now in its third iteration, currently covers travel from eight countries with varying restrictions ranging from the full suspension of both immigrant and non-immigrant entry, to restrictions on the uses of certain visas. The latest travel ban was issued in September. Francisco argued that the ban was necessary "in order to protect national security". Justices Ruth Ginsburg and Sonia Sotomayor, appointed respectively by Bill Clinton and Barack Obama, dissented to Monday's ruling. Read More »

Wall Street cheers Senate's approval of tax bill

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The yield on the 10-year Treasury held steady at 2.37 per cent. Mould adds that based on the past 20 years performance data, when the Russell 2000 , the Dow Jones Transportation index and the SOX index are doing well, the Dow Jones Industrials will do well and when the former three indices are doing badly the broader United States stock market will do badly. Read More »