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Circuit City announces reboot almost 9 years after closing

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Almost a decade after filing for bankruptcy, Circuit City plans to make a comeback that includes a relaunched website on February 15 and some limited brick-and-mortar locations. "After evaluating other options Circuit City selected IBM because of its aligned vision with AI and how this technology can ultimately transform how clients shop for electronics". Read More »

Ripple announce partnership with money transfer giant MoneyGram

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Payments made by MoneyGram‎' customers on its global platform will ‎ have access to Ripple's new enterprise solution, which enables real-‎time FX settlement through its cryptocurrency, XRP . Yesterday, a uniform pressure arose for the asset type - from Bitcoin to Ripple - when its headlines printed rumors that South Korea, one of the largest markets for cryptocurrency trading, was readying plans to ban the products . Read More »

Yet Another Company Announces One-Time $1000 Bonuses

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The company is offering a one-time bonus to all full and part-time employees based on their length of service, rising to $1000 for employees with 20 years of service. The nation's largest retailer announced today that eligible associates will receive a one-time cash bonus of up to $1,000. The company, with 900 employees at three Lancaster County stores, said the actions were prompted by the recently enacted tax-reform bill. Read More »

Ford sued for alleged emissions cheating

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Law firm Hagens Berman said in a release that it believes Ford and German supplier Bosch installed "emissions-cheating software devices" in the MI automaker's 2011-2017 Ford F-250 and F-350 Super Duty pickup trucks. "The more you tow and the longer you haul, the more you'll appreciate its class-leading towing and payload capacity and how efficient it is at the pump". Read More »

Giant Announces Recall of Ice Cream Bars

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The nationwide recall affects Giant Eagle chocolate and, separately, orange ice cream bars that are sold in 12 and 30 packs, which contain the following UPC symbols: 3003400329, 300340033 and 3003406567. The products possibly are contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, elderly people and those with weakened immune systems. Read More »

Watchdog calls for more IRS funding as agency implements tax law

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Under the tax law, legal holidays in Washington, D.C., affect the filing deadline across the nation. "Although the IRS will begin accepting both electronic and paper tax returns January 29, paper returns will begin processing later in mid-February as system updates continue", the IRS said in a statement . Read More »

Man takes poison at BJP office, dies

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Pandey, who was in his early 40s, had entered the BJP office on January 6, when state agriculture minister Subodh Uniyal was addressing the people's problems at "Janata Darbar". Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat said he was sad to learn about Pandey's death. He cited losses incurred due to demonetisation and GST as the cause for his taking the extreme step. Read More »

Today Analysts Focus on Applied Materials, Inc. (AMAT), Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI)

It has underperformed by 1.01% the S&P500. Therefore 96% are positive. The stock of Applied Materials, Inc. The stock was sold at an average price of $51.47, for a total value of $6,440,183.75. (NYSE:ICE) for 154,743 shares. Glaxis Capital Mgmt stated it has 54,160 shares or 4.3% of all its holdings. Janus Henderson Group PLC now owns 12,097,037 shares of the manufacturing equipment provider's stock valued at $630,146,000 after purchasing an additional 650,755 shares during the last quarter. Read More »

How Many Healthcare Realty Trust Incorporated (NYSE:HR)'s Analysts Are Bearish?

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It was reported on Jan, 10 by Barchart.com. (NYSE:DLR) is a huge mover today! The Company owns, acquires, develops and manages technology-related real estate. The shares were sold at an average price of $95.20, for a total value of $167,456.80. Therefore 50% are positive. Channing Capital Management Llc increased Vornado Realty Trust (VNO) stake by 14.26% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Read More »

Target (TGT) Upgraded to Positive by UBS Group

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State Street Corp now owns 51,944,505 shares of the retailer's stock worth $2,716,176,000 after purchasing an additional 775,265 shares in the last quarter. Target Corporation's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is now 42.93%. TGT has been the subject of several other reports. Target Corporation had 74 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Read More »

U.S. and Britain fail to cause Iran unrest

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He also lashed out at Donald Trump on Tuesday, accusing the United States president of being "a very unstable man" who exhibited "extreme and psychotic episodes". On Monday, a separate judiciary official announced that a detainee had committed suicide in Tehran's Evin prison. Another man detained in Arak, 235 kilometers southwest of Tehran, also died, the center said . Read More »

IKEA asks women to pee on new advertisement

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Ikea , being so thoughtful and all about "Where life happens", including those big milestones like peeing on a magazine to find out if you're pregnant , will give you a significant discount on the crib. Ikea has gone above and beyond attracting parents-to-be with it's new ad that doubles as a pregnancy test. "Careful selection of materials, together with a controlled capillary flow [he ability of a liquid to flow in narrow spaces without the assistance of external forces like gravity], ... Read More »

Oil prices sit at three-year highs as march to $70 slows

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The Energy Department believes USA crude production will climb above 10 million barrels a day in the first quarter of this year, nine months earlier than previously anticipated. US oil prices rose $1.44 to $63.17 a barrel in NY on Tuesday, the highest level in three years, partly on expectations of further declines in the nation's oil stockpile. Read More »

Plastic bag charge: 5p levy to be extended in England

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The 5p plastic bag charge could be applied to all retailers as part of new government plans to protect the environment. Some MPs say coffees served in disposable cups should have a 25p "latte levy", to reduce waste and increase rates of recycling. Read More »

Discovery to Leave Maryland

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The company that runs the Discovery Channel and multiple other networks will leave its headquarters in Silver Spring, Maryland, the company told employees in an email Tuesday. About 1,300 Discovery employees are based in the Silver Spring area, and 1,000 are based at Scripps' Knoxville headquarters. Its Sterling location, a state-of-the-art media distribution facility where it has originated feeds for 13 years, will become its global technology center. Read More »

Updates on Liverpool's move for Riyad Mahrez & Thomas Lemar

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Liverpool have money to spend after selling Philippe Coutinho to Barcelona , who completed his move to the Nou Camp on Monday, for a fee understood to be £146m. Kopites are now desperate that they replace Coutinho as soon possible with the likes of Thomas Lemar and Riyad Mahrez being linked with a move this month. Read More »

UIDAI to introduce Virtual ID, limited KYC to improve Aadhaar privacy

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The UIDAI will come up with the software to introduce the Virtual ID from 1 March and requires the authentication agencies to start implementing it by end of March. The VID will be a temporary number "mapped with the Aadhaar number". " Aadhaar number being a permanent ID for life, there is a need to provide a mechanism to ensure its continued use by the Aadhaar number holder while optimally protecting the collection and storage of Aadhaar number itself in many databases", the UIDAI ... Read More »

China Weighs Slowing or Halting Purchases of US Treasuries

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The market for US government bonds is becoming less attractive relative to other assets, and trade tensions with the USA may provide a reason to slow or stop buying American debt, the thinking of these officials goes, according to the people, who asked not to be named as they aren't allowed to discuss the matter publicly. Read More »

Pari Teaser: Anushka Sharma will give you sleepless and scary nights!

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After moving everyone with the motion poster, the makers of the film have unveiled yet another poster of the film which has created a lot of curiosity among the fans. In the poster, Anushka is seen with a demon, that is holding her shoulders. Along with Anushka Sharma , the movie will star Parambata Chatterjee, Rajat Kapoor and Ritabhari Chakraborty in pivotal roles. Read More »

Warren Buffett successor? Berkshire Hathaway CEO elevates two potential contenders

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Abel, who joined the company in 1992, has been serving as CEO and chairman of Berkshire Hathaway Energy Co. It was Munger's idea for Abel, Jain, and himself to all have vice chair titles, Buffett said. Jain runs the company's namesake reinsurance operation, which for decades has provided Berkshire with billions of premium dollars for investments and acquisitions. Read More »

Tesla finally begins production of its high-tech solar roofs

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Tesla initially expected the rollout of the solar shingles to begin in 2017, with the manufacturing of the first two types of tiles - smooth and textured - to start during summer. Bloomberg New Energy Finance analyst Hugh Bromley believes that the Solar Tiles' appeal will not only be limited to the United States, as other countries such as Australia might prove to be lucrative markets for the Silicon Valley-based energy company. Read More »

Google, Twitter face new lawsuits alleging discrimination against conservative voices

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It's reported that Gudeman was sacked from the company in 2016 after comments he made that allegedly connected a Muslim colleague to terrorism. Try for some empathy. Damore was sacked in August for circulating a controversial "anti-diversity" memo that alleged the gender pay gap was a result of genetic differences between men and women, and cited an "ideological echo chamber" at Google. Read More »

United Kingdom grocer Sainsbury's has record Christmas week as online sales grow

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Sainsbury's has upgraded its full-year profit forecast following a record Christmas , but the supermarket giant warned of a challenging market amid weaker sales at Argos . Online sales accounted for 20% of the group's sales during the quarter. Mr Coupe said that customers bought more of the supermarket's higher-end "Taste the Difference" range this Christmas period than last, seemingly treating themselves despite generally feeling the squeeze of higher inflation. Read More »

Snow strands thousands of tourists in Switzerland

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About 13,000 holidaymakers in the Swiss resort of Zermatt have been left stranded as nearby roads, trains and cable cars into the town were closed over fears of avalanches in the region. She added: "The atmosphere in the village is relaxed and comfortable". Guests at the Zermatt resort, near the Italian border, were being airlifted by helicopter after the snow closed mountain lifts, ski runs, walking paths and train services to the village. Read More »

Sydney Trains issued with please explain over network meltdown

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NSW Opposition leader Foley labelled the situation as "shambolic", saying he had been caught up in the chaos at Town Hall station on Tuesday night. "My door is open to Alex all the time". On Wednesday the head of Sydney Trains, Howard Collins, admitted he had told the government that rolling out the new timetable in November would make things "tight" and said the department was "flat out" recruiting new drivers and guards. Read More »

Mothercare 12 week sales till Dec 2017 decline 7.2%

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Mothercare's global retail sales fell 3 percent on constant currency basis for the 12-week period. Online sales in the United Kingdom fell 6.9 percent during the 12 weeks to December 30, including the key Christmas season. Since taking the helm three years ago, Newton-Jones has closed 100 loss-making United Kingdom outlets and modernised 70 per cent of the remaining stores. Read More »

Retail stocks trading mixed after FDI move

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At present, under the government-approval route, foreign airlines are allowed to invest in the capital of Indian companies operating scheduled and non-scheduled air transport services up to 49% of their paid-up capital. The FDI in real estates has been increased to 100%. Besides, the government allowed FPIs and FIIs to invest in power exchanges through primary market. Read More »

World Bank Raises Outlook as Growth Hits Fastest Pace Since 2011

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The United States saw a smaller upgrade to 2.3 per cent last year and 2.2 per cent this year, while Japan rebounded to 1.7 per cent in 2017 and an expected 1.3 per cent this year. It noted, in particular, a shift by the Federal Reserve and some other central banks toward raising interest rates after having kept them near record lows for years. Read More »

SL Green Realty Corp (SLG) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages

About 1.04M shares traded or 9.23% up from the average. Investec Asset Mngmt Ltd stated it has 0% in SL Green Realty Corp. (NYSE: SLG ) has risen 3.99% since January 7, 2017 and is uptrending. Virginia Retirement Et Al owns 0.17% invested in Duke Realty Corporation (NYSE:DRE) for 482,770 shares. The Earnings Yield for SL Green Realty Corp. Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management owns 11,024 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Read More »

India woman kills self over relationship with Muslim man

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The girl committed suicide on January 6. In what can be said as another death due to social pressure, a 20-year-old girl ended her life by hanging herself as she was being harassed over her friendship with a man from a different community in Chikamagalururu, Karnataka. Read More »

US Freezes $900mln in Security Assistance to Pakistan

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Dastagir made a formal announcement of suspension of the cooperation however, he said that land and air passage have been kept permitted for now and the option would be exhausted at optimum time. With this move, though, the president may well stumble into a foreign policy success. "Pakistan, like most countries, reacts very badly to public attempts to force its hand", New York Times quoted Olson. Read More »