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Protesters storm n'assembly, kick against NGO bill

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The NGO Regulation Bill proposes the creation of a federal agency responsible for the supervision, coordination and monitoring of non-governmental organisations and civil society organisations in Nigeria. Dr. Obigbe Ibuzor, one of the coordinators of the Protesters and Dr. Odinaka Kalu, told the press that the bill was strategically created to tactically cow and suppress the NGOs, CSOs and other organisations which had been formidable in development partnership. Read More »

Investors cautious ahead of Fed announcement

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Wall Street was expected to open flat, with futures for the Dow and S&P 500 indexes trading flat. Western Digital rose 2.83 percent after the data storage device company agreed to settle a dispute with Toshiba. But core prices, which exclude the more volatile categories of food and energy, rose just 0.1% in November, missing economists' estimates for a 0.2% increase. Read More »

United Parcel Service (UPS) Raised to "Buy" at Deutsche Bank

Argus Research maintained United Parcel Service, Inc. United Parcel Service, Inc. The stock decreased 1.73% or $3.46 during the last trading session, reaching $196.18. The rating was maintained by Oppenheimer with "Outperform" on Wednesday, February 3. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of GD in report on Friday, September 15 with "Buy" rating. Read More »

The Exelon Corporation (EXC) Position Increased by Ameriprise Financial Inc

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Bank of Nova Scotia Trust Co. acquired a new stake in shares of Exelon during the 3rd quarter valued at $102,000. Toronto Dominion Bank increased its stake in shares of Exelon by 24.2% during the second quarter. The stock recovered 85.71% since its low point and has performed 80.56% year-to-date. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Thanks to an increase of nearly 1.9% in the past one month, the stock price is now outperforming with 18.12% so far on the year - still in strong zone. Read More »

Bermuda Fire & Rescue Christmas Safety Tips

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According to statistics on the website for the National Fire Protection Association , "U.S. fire departments responded to an estimated average of 200 home structure fires per year that began with Christmas trees in 2011-2015". "Don't overload the outlets". Once your tree is watered and you're ready to hang the lights, double check none of the wires are frayed. Candles: December is the peak time of year for home candle fires. Read More »

Burning Stock on the move: JC Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP)

Meanwhile, during the same quarter J. C. Penney Company, Inc . Citigroup lifted their target price on shares of J C Penney from $3.00 to $4.00 and gave the company a "neutral" rating in a research note on Friday, October 27th. Some investors may prefer growth stocks while others may opt for value stocks. The department store operator reported ($0.33) earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.43) by $0.10. Read More »

Corning Inc (NYSE:GLW) Institutional Investor Positioning

About 2.76 million shares traded. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, April 12 by Goldman Sachs. It has outperformed by 36.68% the S&P500. About 1.01M shares traded. Deutsche Bank maintained Corning Incorporated (NYSE: GLW ) on Wednesday, October 25 with "Buy" rating. The stock of Corning Incorporated (NYSE: GLW ) earned "Hold" rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Friday, September 8. Read More »

Amazon's cloud unit expanding with Ningxia partner

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Portfolio grows to 46 Availability Zones across 17 technology infrastructure regions globally with 15 zones now under development. He Jian, secretary of Zhongwei Municipal Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC), said: "We have developed a close collaboration with AWS based on mutual trust, and are delighted that our region is now offering highly resilient, high performance data centres to enterprises across the nation". Read More »

Target Corporation (TGT) Acquires Shipt To Enable Same-Day Deliveries

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As a result, it plans to offer same-day delivery at about half of its 1,800 stores by summer ahead of a roll-out to almost the entirely fleet by next year's Christmas season. "They have built their business model based on the customer experience through the entirety of the purchase pipeline". He expects the deal to be immaterial to Target's near-term results and modestly accretive to earnings per share in 2018. Read More »

A Few Clear Signs for Wells Fargo & Company

Wells Fargo & Company has a fifty-two week low of $49.27 and a fifty-two week high of $60.56. It has underperformed by 7.03% the S&P500. Cqs Cayman Lp increased Monsanto Co New (MON) stake by 75.68% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Cambridge Investment Rech Advsr holds 0.3% or 362,201 shares. Wal-Mart Stores Inc.'s Average Earnings Estimate for the current quarter is $1.29, according to consensus of 31 analysts. Read More »

Dixons Carphone to shake up smartphone business as profits tumble

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United Kingdom electronics retailer Dixons Carphone Plc (LON:DC.) is to overhaul its mobile phone business after a weak performance in that division contributed to a slump in first-half profits. The FTSE 250 firm said group revenues rose 3% to £4.9bn (H1 2016: £4.7bn) in the period, but pre-tax profits plummeted to £61mln (H1 2016: £154mln) partly because of an unfavourable revaluation of network receivables and changes to its insurance contracts. Read More »

Canada to purchase used Australian fighter jets

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A little more than a year after saying it would buy 18 Super Hornets for more than United States dollars 5 billion, and amid trade tensions, Ottawa formally rejected the deal in favour of used planes from Australia. "We received a formal offer from the government of Australia and we intend to pursue it", Canadian Defense Minister Harjit Sajjan said at a news conference. Read More »

USA core CPI slows in November, apparel prices tumble

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While economists and investors see a Fed interest-rate hike on Wednesday as a near-certainty, the softer details of the latest CPI report could play a role in the timing and number of rate increases in 2018. The Federal Reserve seeks to manage interest rates to keep inflation rising at a moderate 2 percent but over the past six years, it has failed to reach that goal. Read More »

NYC explosion: Man detonates pipe bomb in 'attempted terrorist attack,' officials say

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The police have identified the suspect as Akayed Ullah and have placed him in custody, New York City Police Commissioner James O'Neil said at a press conference held near the scene. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders tweeted that President Donald Trump had been briefed on the explosion. Times Square-42nd Street/Port Authority Bus Terminal is the city's busiest station complex in the Metropolitan Transportation Authority system. Read More »

Starbucks Corporation (NasdaqGS:SBUX) Earnings & Valuation in Perspective

SBUX is now undervalued by -4.33% relative to the average 1-year price target of $61.95 taken from a group of Wall Street Analysts. The company was maintained on Wednesday, November 30 by Cantor Fitzgerald. Cornerstone invested 0.46% of its portfolio in Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ: SBUX ). The stock has "Outperform" rating by BMO Capital Markets on Friday, July 28. Read More »

Occidental Petroleum (NYSE:OXY) Stock Rating Upgraded by ValuEngine

About 910,790 shares traded. Moreover, Old Second Savings Bank Of Aurora has 1.28% invested in Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) for 49,845 shares. Occidental Petroleum Corporation had a market cap of 52.6B, indicating that it has a good hold on the market value of the shares outstanding. Headinvest LLC now owns 36,798 shares of the oil and gas producer's stock worth $2,376,000 after purchasing an additional 3,174 shares in the last quarter. Read More »

American Eagle Outfitters (AEO) Rating Increased to Buy at ValuEngine

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RSI is a technical indicator of price momentum, comparing the size of recent gains to the size of recent losses and establishes oversold and overbought positions. Telsey Advisory Group lifted their price objective on American Eagle Outfitters from $16.00 to $19.00 and gave the company an "outperform" rating in a research note on Thursday, December 7th. Read More »

Peter Kay cancels comeback comedy tour

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The Bolton born Kay added in a statement published on twitter that the "decision has not been taken lightly and I'm sure you'll understand my family must always come first." adding that he was "very sorry" and that he hoped the media and public would respect his family's privacy. Read More »

California Public Employees Retirement System Raises Stake in Valero Energy Co. (VLO)

Summit Financial Wealth Advisors Llc increased Valero Energy Corp New (VLO) stake by 238.85% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. The stock had a trading volume of 2,853,800 shares, compared to its average volume of 4,030,136. Relative Strength Index (RSI-14) for Valero Energy Corporation (VLO ) is at 65.74. 9,270 were accumulated by Advisory Services Network Lc. (NYSE:EVR). Read More »

Mobile unveils plans for U.S. pay TV service

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Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Layer3 offers cable TV, premium channels, streaming online video and other offerings in Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas/Fort Worth, Washington, D.C., and Denver, where the company is headquartered. Shares in T-Mobile rose 1.2% to 64.27 on the stock market today . Now available in just five cities across the US, Layer3 TV offers the reliability of cable and the freedom to watch hundreds of channels as well as stream video services like Netflix and Hulu. Read More »

Another recent and important Zayo Group Holdings, Inc

ICICI Bank Limited (NYSE:IBN) has risen 45.32% since December 12, 2016 and is uptrending. Davidson Investment Advisors increased Zayo Group Holdings Inc ( ZAYO ) stake by 8324.89% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. UBS upgraded AutoZone, Inc. The stock has "Buy" rating by Bank of America on Friday, September 15. Brookfield Asset Management Inc.is a publicly owned asset management holding company. Read More »

Your Holiday Packages May Arrive Late, UPS Warns

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And it's certainly going to be a busy festive season - with UPS recently revealing that it is expected to deliver 750 million packages during the festive period. The following FedEx Express services will deliver on Saturday, Dec. 23, if Saturday delivery is selected: FedEx First Overnight, FedEx Priority Overnight, and FedEx 2Day. Read More »

Canadian Solar CEO offers to take company private

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WARNING: " Canadian Solar Inc ". Comparatively, CSIQ posted earnings of $0.6 per share in the same quarter, a year earlier. The solar energy provider reported $0.22 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of $0.22. Read More »

Jennifer Lawrence for Luca Guadagnino's Burial Rites

It's an impressive switch behind the camera for the true-crime drama, especially given the love shown to Guadagnino's latest by awards juries. Variety reports that Jennifer Lawrence has signed on to star in his next film, Burial Rites , which is another adaptation - except instead of the lush Italian countryside, this film is set in Iceland and focuses on the last public execution in that country. Read More »

Hi-Crush Partners LP (HCLP) vs. Fairmount Santrol Holdings Inc. (FMSA)

According to 19 stock analysts, Fairmount Santrol Holdings Inc ., is being kept at an average Outperform, rating, with at least 11.92% of shares outstanding that are now legally short sold. The new company will list on the New York Stock Exchange and is expected to have 45 million tons of annual sand and mineral processing capacity and projected revenues of $2 billion. Read More »

Which Way Traders Signposts Darden Restaurants, Inc. (DRI), Akorn, Inc. (AKRX) Stocks?

About 4.56M shares traded. ( NYSE :CFG) has risen 50.96% since December 11, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 11.43% the S&P500. Darden Restaurants, Inc. Grove Bank & Trust boosted its stake in shares of Darden Restaurants by 155.6% in the 3rd quarter. Raymond James Assoc accumulated 33,502 shares. STATE STREET CORP owned 9.77% of Prologis, Inc. Read More »

(CELG) Position Boosted by Tekla Capital Management LLC

The stock has a market capitalization of $85,030.23, a price-to-earnings ratio of 16.88, a P/E/G ratio of 0.83 and a beta of 1.78. The company's outstanding shares are 343.87 Million. The company's EPS growth for the following year is valued at 19.10%, indicating an EPS value of 11.80% for the past 5 years, and an EPS value of 20.21% for the coming five years. Read More »

How Are Physicians Realty Trust (DOC) Earnings Expectations Changing For 43070?

The Company invests primarily in real estate across the acute and post-acute spectrum of care. The stock remained 2.12% unpredictable for the week and 2% for the month. Total debt to equity ratio of Kite Realty Group Trust (NYSE:KRG) for most recent quarter is 1.06 whereas long term debt to equity ratio for most recent quarter is 1.06. Read More »

Workers breathe sigh of relief as jobs and wages improve

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ONS statistician Matt Hughes said: "Employment stayed close to its record high and, while up on a year ago, declined compared with the previous three months". Likewise, core inflation that excludes volatile energy, food, alcoholic beverages and tobacco, remained unchanged at 2.7 percent. However, when taking inflation into consideration, average weekly earnings for employees in real terms fell by 0.2% including bonuses and 0.4% excluding bonuses. Read More »

Producer Prices Increase 0.4% in November

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Soaring gasoline prices drove USA wholesale inflation higher in November, with one measure hitting its second straight five-year record high, according to government data released Tuesday. Still, the headline figure is strong enough to justify the rate hike that economists polled by Bloomberg unanimously expect to be announced when the Federal Reserve emerges from its two-day policy meeting later on Wednesday. Read More »

Higher gasoline prices push U.S. inflation rate up to 0.4%

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That was the biggest gain since January 2012 and followed a 2.8 per cent rise in October. Over the past year, overall consumer inflation is up 2.2 percent and core inflation is up 1.7 percent. The cost of partially finished goods and raw materials have also climbed to the highest levels since the spring. The cost of rental accommodation rose 0.3 per cent, matching the increase in October. Read More »

What's Real Worth Of Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM), Amazon.com, Inc

About 13.17 million shares traded. Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical Inc. (RARE) has declined 6.49% since December 12, 2016 and is downtrending. It has outperformed by 28.62% the S&P500. Old Mutual Glob Investors (Uk) Limited invested 1.24% in Cadence Design Systems, Inc. Wetherby Asset Mgmt stated it has 22,657 shares or 0.17% of all its holdings. Read More »