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China's manufacturing sector is picking up steam

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The Australian Industry Group's Australian Performance of Manufacturing Index (PMI) slid 1.1 points to 56.2 points in the month, still comfortably above the 50-point level and therefore indicting expansion rather than contraction. PRICE PRESSURES However, despite the increase in new work, the Caixin survey indicated manufacturers continued to shed staff in December and input costs continued to rise sharply, largely due to higher prices for raw materials. Read More »

Hawaiian Air Flight That Took off in 2018 Will Land in 2017

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As we cross over into 2018, a Hawaiian Airlines flight reminds us that time is actually fake. Thanks to the location of the global date line, Honolulu is 23 hours behind Auckland. The flight took off just after midnight from Auckland on January 1 before landing in Hawaii in the morning of December 31. Millions of people have already rung in the new year in countries including Australia, New Zealand, India, and Dubai. Read More »

Georgia tops Oklahoma to reach national championship game

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But stellar linebacker Roquan Smith and the rest of the Bulldogs' defense will come up with enough stops to allow Georgia to earn a spot in the national championship game. That might not make it through Monday. Oklahoma has been on this stage before - two years ago in a 37-17 semifinal loss to Clemson - in the Orange Bowl. Read More »

John Williams attached to compose theme for Solo

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Williams and Woody Harrelson. The latest film in the franchise is slated for release this May and will be Williams ninth Star Wars film. While John Powell will be composing the score for the upcoming Solo: A Star Wars Story , he's going to have a little bit of help with the film's theme. Read More »

Playoff-snubbed Ohio State 24-7 over USC in Cotton Bowl

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The Buckeyes' defense played without their No. 1 cornerback, Denzel Ward, who made a last-minute decision - or at least a last-minute announcement - that he would not play in the Cotton Bowl to avoid an injury that might hurt his National Football League draft standing. Read More »

Gunman Identified in Colorado New Year's Eve Shooting

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Parrish had a brief career in sales before he became a law enforcement officer, according to the page. A report via heavy told of Parrish having left a banking job to pursue his 'dream' of becoming a law enforcement officer. The four other deputies and two civilians injured in the shooting appear to have non-life threatening injuries. The officer was one of five deputies that was shot at by a suspect at a Denver suburb, residence. Read More »

Liverpool Echo Arena vehicle park fire disrupts horse show

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It was reported that no people or animals have been hurt and it is not yet known how many cars have been damaged. Nobody has been seriously injured in the blaze, the local Merseyside Police said, while all horses are accounted for. "All people and horses are safe and secure". The four-day event was due to finish with Sunday evening's show. There were periodic explosions and flames shooting up the outside of the building as the cars burned. Read More »

Metro buses offering free rides New Year's Eve

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The voucher, which can be printed on the Shakopee city website , also offers $10 off your total cab fare if you're a resident outside the Shakopee city limits. The code will be redeemable for up to a $30 ride credit that can be used between 4 p.m. on New Year's Eve (December 31, 2017) and 4 a.m. on New Year's Day (January 1, 2018). Read More »

Plane crashes in Costa Rica killing at least 12 people

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A statement from the ministry said 10 foreign passengers and two Costa Rican crew members were aboard the plane belonging to Nature Air. The country's Ministry of Public Security said in a statement that the aircraft went down in Guanacaste, a province in the country's northwestern corner popular with global tourists. Read More »

Western Digital Corporation (WDC) Analysts See $3.44 EPS

Western Digital Corp has a 1-year low of $34.99 and a 1-year high of $88.00. $1.21M worth of Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ: WDC ) was sold by DeMaria Jacqueline . Lodge Hill Cap holds 2% or 235,000 shares. Moreover, Signalpoint Asset Management Llc has 6.11% invested in the company for 56,073 shares. Swarthmore Group Inc has invested 1.86% of its portfolio in Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ: WDC ). Read More »

Short Interest in Insys Therapeutics Inc (INSY) Declines By 3.9%

About 807,538 shares traded. MSCI Inc. (NYSE:MSCI) has risen 31.33% since December 30, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 15.86% the S&P500. On the stock's most recent trading day, the company's shares ended the regular session at $8.62, which is 42.61% higher than its 52-week high. Royal Bank of Canada set a $8.00 target price on Insys Therapeutics and gave the company a buy rating in a report on Friday, October 27th. Read More »

EPS for Danaher Corporation (DHR) Expected At $1.15

Green Valley Investors Llc who had been investing in Danaher Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $64.57B market cap company. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of DHR in report on Friday, April 21 with "Sector Perform" rating. The firm has "Market Perform" rating given on Monday, April 4 by Bernstein. Read More »

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Shares Sold by Stearns Financial Services Group

State Street Corp now owns 153,566,950 shares of the company's stock valued at $17,692,455,000 after buying an additional 4,892,277 shares during the last quarter. now owns 8,110,735 shares of the company's stock valued at $958,121,000 after buying an additional 72,015 shares during the last quarter. Aperio Grp Lc stated it has 21,968 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Read More »

Paypal Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:PYPL) Holdings Trimmed by RiverPark Advisors LLC

A number of other hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in PYPL . Asset turnover shows how much revenue PayPal Holdings can generate with its current asset base. The firm had revenue of $3.24 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $3.18 billion. Paypal had a return on equity of 11.33% and a net margin of 12.69%. Read More »

Stock that can flourish your investment - Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW)

Lowe's Companies, Inc. has had earnings per share growth of 19.40% over the past five years. Finally, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP lifted its stake in shares of Lowe's Companies by 2.5% during the 1st quarter. The institutional investor held 19,246 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $1.54M, up from 10,008 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Read More »

Schlumberger LTD (SLB) Holder North American Management Corp Lowered Position

About 647,413 shares traded. Evolution Petroleum Corporation (NYSEMKT:EPM) has risen 52.96% since December 31, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 15.86% the S&P500. Investors sentiment decreased to 1.03 in 2017 Q3. Its the same as in 2017Q2. It is the same, as 69 investors sold Schlumberger Limited shares while 596 reduced holdings. Read More »

Statewide minimum wage hike starts today

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The disparity in pay between those at the top and bottom of the earnings ladder is revealed by analysis showing the national minimum wage would be £5.24 an hour higher if it had risen at the same rate as a FTSE 100 chief executive's pay over the last two decades. Read More »

Vetr Inc. Upgrades Southwest Airlines Co (LUV) to Buy

Gibraltar Capital Management Inc who had been investing in Southwest Airls Co for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $39.12 billion market cap company. 15,000 were reported by Douglass Winthrop Advisors Ltd Co. Robert W. Baird has "Hold" rating and $166.0 target. The rating was initiated by Imperial Capital with "Outperform" on Friday, September 9. Read More »

Shares in QUALCOMM, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCOM) Purchased by Bellecapital International Ltd.

The stock decreased 0.56% or $0.36 during the last trading session, reaching $64.02. 4,553,732 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 8,127,775. The firm has "Buy" rating by Goldman Sachs given on Thursday, July 21. Analysts await World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. Retirement Of Alabama holds 0.33% or 1.22 million shares. Read More »

Analysts See $0.95 EPS for World Acceptance Corporation (WRLD)

Credit Acceptance now has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of $229.78. More interesting news about Credit Acceptance Corporation (NASDAQ:CACC) were released by: Bloomberg.com and their article: "As Inventor of Subprime Car Loans Exits, Critics Smell a Lemon" published on May 04, 2017 as well as Globenewswire.com's news article titled: "Credit Acceptance Announces Completion of $150.0 Million Revolving Secured ..." with publication date: December 01, 2017. Read More »

Guru Analysis Of Range Resources Corporation (RRC)

Rench Wealth Management Inc who had been investing in Boeing Co for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $175.64 billion market cap company. In order to reach an opinion and communicate the value and volatility of a covered security, analysts research public financial statements, listen in on conference calls and talk to managers and the customers of a company, typically in an attempt to capture the findings for a research report. Read More »

The Blackstone Group LP (BX) Analysts See $0.68 EPS

Looking into last 5 trades, the stock observed a return of nearly 0.88%. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now owns 87,852 shares in the company, valued at approximately $2,811,264. Since September 1, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 5 selling transactions for $5.39 million activity. The company's revenue was up 21.4% compared to the same quarter last year. Read More »

The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (BK) EPS Estimated At $0.91

Johnson Investment Counsel Inc who had been investing in Visa Inc. The stock decreased 0.19% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $54.01. Clearbridge Invests Lc reported 2,475 shares. Adage Capital Prtn Group Ltd Co reported 1.25M shares or 0.16% of all its holdings. Boyar Asset Management reported 79,390 shares. Read More »

Stifel Financial Corp Has $15.39 Million Holdings in Charles Schwab Corp (SCHW)

The institutional investor held 2.50 million shares of the investment bankers and brokers and service company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $109.35 million, up from 2.00M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Deutsche Bank maintained The Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE:SCHW) rating on Thursday, June 16. On Thursday, December 7 the stock rating was upgraded by M Partners to "Buy". Read More »

SunCoke Energy, Inc. (SXC) EPS Estimated At $0.10

The shares were bought at an average cost of $17.06 per share, with a total value of $259,312.00. It has underperformed by 31.90% the S&P500. On Friday, December 15th, Sun Coal & Coke Llc acquired 19,300 shares of SunCoke Energy Partners stock. Read More »

Lake-effect snow warning until 10 am Sunday, wind-chill advisory extended

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Total snow accumulations of 15 to 20 inches are expected in the most persistent lake snows. Heavy lake effect snow will result in very hard travel conditions at times with deep snow cover on roads and very low visibility. "A band of lake effect snow from Lake Ontario is grazing areas near the shore of the lake in Mississauga this morning". That could mean more heavy snow for select communities along the lakeshore. Read More »

(ALXN) Stake Lowered by California State Teachers Retirement System

It has underperformed by 34.82% the S&P500. Stoneridge Investment Partners Llc increased its stake in Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) by 16.16% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Moreover, Dupont Mgmt has 0% invested in Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc . (NASDAQ: ALXN ) by 72.9% during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Read More »

How Analysts Rated McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) Last Week?

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The stock decreased 0.01% or $0.005 during the last trading session, reaching $67.455. Pinnacle Foods Inc. (NYSE:PF) has risen 41.67% since December 31, 2016 and is uptrending. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of SLB in report on Friday, September 1 with "Buy" rating. The rating was maintained by Mizuho with "Buy" on Wednesday, October 18. Read More »

Tiaa Fsb Sells 1728 Shares of Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD)

Schroder Invest Management Grp has invested 0.51% in Gilead Sciences, Inc. 7,341,700 shares of the company's stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 7,466,062. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Gilead Sciences from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a research note on Wednesday. Therefore 63% are positive. Read More »

ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) Downgraded by Howard Weil to "Outperform"

Howland Capital Management Llc bought 10,200 shares as the company's stock declined 5.64% while stock markets rallied. The hedge fund run by David Kowitz held 30,850 shares of the miscellaneous company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $8.14 million, down from 87,402 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Read More »