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Volkswagen Apologizes for Cruel and Corrupt Monkey Inhalation Test

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The animals, 10 cynomolgus macaque monkeys, bred exclusively for medical experiments, were held in chambers into which exhaust fumes from a Volkswagen Beetle running on a treadmill was directly pumped. However, Kraus has admitted that results only had a limited validity, since y were not extrapolated to entire population and that NO2 represented only a part of polluting gases emitted by diesel engines. Read More »

How Does AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) Stack Up?

Insiders have sold 128,706 shares of company stock worth $4,653,456 over the last quarter. After $0.92 actual EPS reported by United States Steel Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -31.52 % negative EPS growth. While looking at the Stock's Performance, United States Steel Corp. now shows a Weekly Performance of 5.62%, where Monthly Performance is 15.84%, Quarterly performance is 45.68%, 6 Months performance is 63.8% and yearly performance percentage is 22.09%. Read More »

Wall Street succumbs to rising bond yields, sinking health stocks

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The 364-point dive was the worst one-day point drop since a 610-point drop on June 24, 2016, when markets were shaken by Britain's vote to exit the European Union. The blue-chip Dow industrials registered the worst performance of the three main benchmarks, with shares of UnitedHealth Group Inc. Earnings so far have been stronger than expected. Read More »

Artist, her emotional support peacock denied entry on flight

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A woman was not allowed to bring an emotional support peacock on a recent United flight from Newark Liberty International Airport even after she bought the bird its own ticket. Delta chose to enact stricter rules after noticing an 84 percent increase since 2016 in incidents involving untrained or poorly trained animals. The airline also noted that passengers are required to provide proper documentation from a medical professional at least 48 hours in advance of boarding that specifies the ... Read More »

Home prices surge to new high, up 6.2% in November

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Seattle led the way with a 12.7% year-over-year price increase, followed by Las Vegas with a 10.6% rise and San Francisco with a 9.1% increase. The 20-city property values index increased 6.4% year over year after climbing 6.3% year over year in October. Read More »

Pierre Agnes: Boardriders boss goes missing at sea in France

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By early afternoon, fears were growing for his safety, after friends and family failed to contact him, and a Mayday alert was launched. His beached boat was later found empty not far from Hossegor. He was based in the company's Europe headquarters before becoming CEO in 2015. Mr Agnès travels widely on business but spends as much time as possible in south-western France, where he first surfed. Read More »

Creative Planning Acquires 447090 Shares of Rite Aid Co. (RAD)

Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE:DSX) has risen 52.24% since January 30, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 8.78% the S&P500. Advisor Group Inc. The stock has "Hold" rating by Loop Capital on Friday, September 29. The company was maintained on Friday, October 20 by Cowen & Co. The stock of Chesapeake Energy Corporation and Rite Aid Corporation were two of the most active stocks on Monday. Read More »

Analytical Preview of Kinder Morgan, Inc. (NYSE:KMI)

Finally, Argus upgraded shares of Kinder Morgan from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a report on Monday. $4.85M worth of The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) was sold by Smith Gregory D. Oppenheimer maintained AMETEK, Inc. Stifel Nicolaus maintained it with "Buy" rating and $25.0 target in Thursday, August 17 report. Jefferies maintained it with "Sell" rating and $4500 target in Tuesday, June 13 report. Read More »

A Look Into Insider Activity With Pepsico, Inc. (PEP)

Pepsico, Inc. (NYSE: PEP ) has risen 12.20% since January 30, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 4.50% the S&P500. (NYSE:PEP) for 35,008 shares. M's profit will be $746.15M for 2.79 P/E if the $2.45 EPS becomes a reality. Toth Financial Advisory reported 1.51% in Pepsico, Inc. BidaskClub lowered PepsiCo from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report on Thursday, January 11th. Read More »

Reba McEntire Is KFC's First-Ever Female Colonel Sanders

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Wearing a wig, facial hair, glasses and a fringed, sparkly white suit, McEntire dons a look similar to that of the nine male celebrities who have starred in the ever-changing Colonel role. "I'm definitely not a woman!" She may also be the first woman in KFC's almost 90-year-history to depict the Colonel. McEntire also appears as herself in the commercial, as an audience member. Read More »

Ryanair strikes deal with British pilots' union in 'historic' first

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Ryanair's Chief People Officer Eddie Wilson said , "The UK accounts for 25% of Ryanair's fleet and pilot numbers". "He also went on to say he hopes that the agreement would see a "mutually-beneficial relationship between BALPA and Ryanair" and "[he] urge [s] Ryanair to agree deals with pilot unions in other countries and with cabin crew unions". Read More »

Ronna McDaniel: RNC Will Return Wynn Donations If Wrongdoing Is Found

House Speaker Paul Ryan announced that contributions given by Wynn to his campaign will be donated to charity, and the Republican Governors Association returned $100,000 in donations and severed other financial ties to Wynn. "He should be allowed due process", McDaniel insisted. "The recent allegations about Mr. Wynn reflect allegations made in court hearings by Mr. Wynn's ex-wife, Elaine Wynn, in her legal battle with him and the company", Wynn Resorts told CNBC in a statement. Read More »

Ellington Residential Mortgage REIT (NYSE:EARN) Institutional Investor Positioning Change

The stock has "Hold" rating by Jefferies on Tuesday, January 26. As per Friday, March 3, the company rating was maintained by Telsey Advisory Group. The company was maintained on Monday, October 9 by Maxim Group. Its down 1.00, from 1.64 in 2017Q2. BidaskClub lowered Ellington Residential Mortgage REIT from a "sell" rating to a "strong sell" rating in a research report on Friday, November 3rd. Read More »

How Many Delta Air Lines, Inc. (NYSE:DAL)'s Analysts Are Bullish?

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This nets out to an increase of 4.49 million shares and is a bullish sign for DAL . Deutsche Bank downgraded Delta Air Lines, Inc . (NYSE: DAL)'s short interest is 17.24 million shares, or 2.64% of the float. As per Monday, January 8, the company rating was maintained by Cowen & Co. Since October 12, 2017, it had 1 buying transaction, and 11 selling transactions for $25.64 million activity. Read More »

Exxon says it'll invest over $50B, citing tax cut

The stock decreased 6.58% or $1.65 during the last trading session, reaching $23.44. It has underperformed by 1.17% the S&P500. Shares of Irving, Texas-based Exxon Mobil Corp. Howard Cap Mngmt reported 1.09% stake. Cornerstone Advsrs holds 1.28% in Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE: XOM ) or 134,636 shares. Caz Lp accumulated 10,860 shares. Read More »

McDonald's CEO on '17 financials: 'Best comparable sales performance in 6 years'

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Stifel Nicolaus set a $172.00 target price on shares of McDonald's and gave the stock a neutral rating in a report on Wednesday, January 3rd. The company was maintained on Thursday, August 24 by Piper Jaffray. Shares of the company fell 0.7 percent after the opening bell Tuesday. The shares were sold at an average price of $168.32, for a total transaction of $28,879,840.64. Read More »

Freeport-McMoRan's (FCX) Underperform Rating Reaffirmed at Bank of America

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The company has market cap of $12.58 billion. It closed at $72.05 lastly. Vector Group Ltd. (NYSE:VGR) has risen 4.55% since January 30, 2017 and is uptrending. Van Hulzen Asset Management Ltd Liability reported 23,340 shares. Pricesmart Inc now has $2.64B valuation. Commonwealth Equity Serv Inc holds 0.02% or 294,385 shares in its portfolio. Read More »

Bitcoin Price Drops to $11225 and Remains Stuck in Sideways Momentum

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This conversion from Bitcoin into fiat is done through cryptocurrency exchange Luno, which provides the service to enterprises. But in the case of cryptocurrencies , there's no one who controls the currency . Should we see a downside break unfold, it would not only constitute a breach of an important trend-line, but also occur in the direction of the trend off the December high, which could get Bitcoin really rolling downhill. Read More »

Elon Musk sells 10000 flamethrowers in 48 hours

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Tunnels might sound, well, boring, but the company is linked to Musk's vision for a rapid-transit Hyperloop system that would use tunnels. Elon Musk may be pulling off one of the most epic "Spaceballs" jokes ever with the preorder sales for his Boring Company flamethrowers, but at least one California politician doesn't find it amusing it all. Read More »

Plains All American Pipeline, LP (NYSE:PAA): What's Inside the Numbers

Tortoise Capital Advisors L.L.C. now owns 7,636,798 shares of the pipeline company's stock worth $167,017,000 after acquiring an additional 653,301 shares in the last quarter. They expect $0.43 EPS, up 207.14% or $0.29 from last year's $0.14 per share. PAGP's profit would be $227.11 million giving it 13.55 P/E if the $0.41 EPS is correct. Read More »

Analyst Research and Ratings: Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD), INSYS Therapeutics, Inc. (INSY)

Gilead Sciences Inc . (NASDAQ: GILD ) touched its 1-Year High price of $89.54 on 01/29/18 and its 1-Year Low price of $63.76 on 06/16/17. About 94,921 shares traded. The firm earned "Mkt Perform" rating on Tuesday, September 27 by Leerink Swann. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Tuesday, January 23 by Citigroup. Credit Suisse initiated the stock with "Outperform" rating in Wednesday, January 20 report. Read More »

VW investigates 'diesel fume tests on monkeys'

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EUGT received all of its funding from VW and fellow German carmakers Daimler and BMW, the New York Times said. However, industry observers have said that this claim does not hold up as documentation clearly showed that the results were presented to managers at VW, BMW and Daimler, who had all been a part of the now defunct vehicle lobby group, the European Research Group of Environment and Health in the Transport Sector. Read More »

FinnCap Reiterates Corporate Rating for Tax Systems (LON:TAX)

Oshkosh Corporation (OSK) has risen 42.72% since January 30, 2017 and is uptrending. Deutsche Comml Bank Ag has 952,175 shares for 0.04% of their portfolio. Credit Suisse has "Underperform" rating and GBX 1000 target. Citigroup maintained it with "Buy" rating and $98 target in Thursday, August 4 report. The firm earned "Sector Perform" rating on Tuesday, October 27 by RBC Capital Markets. Read More »

Hot Stock to Watch: Comcast Corporation (CMCSA)

About 475,680 shares traded. CNX Resources Corporation (NYSE:CNX) has risen 22.10% since January 30, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 12.26% the S&P500. Since August 2, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 20 insider sales for $90.89 million activity. The company was maintained on Thursday, February 4 by RBC Capital Markets. Read More »

Wrapmanager Inc. Acquires New Stake in Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO)

Overall, 23.33 Million shares exchanged hands versus its average trading volume of 21.11 Million shares. The stock price moved 40.18% off from 52 week low and recorded change of -0.29% from its 52 week high price. (NASDAQ:CSCO) on Monday, September 18. The company was maintained on Wednesday, August 2 by Brean Capital. Investors are definitely paying attention to what analysts over at Wall Street are now thinking about the shares of The Medicines Company Looking further into the current ... Read More »

Thomson Reuters Conducting Acquisition Talks with Blackstone

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The F&R business provides information for financial markets professionals as well as regulatory and risk management solutions. "The discussions between Thomson Reuters and Blackstone may or may not lead to a definitive agreement", the company said in a news release . Read More »

IShares S&P Small-Cap 600 Growth (IJT) Declines 0.1% for Jan 26

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This year's performance is -3.80% while this quarter's performance is -0.28%. Other hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares of the company. now owns 7,051 shares of the company's stock worth $774,000 after purchasing an additional 3,672 shares in the last quarter. Jan 26 is a negative day so far for iShares iBonds Sep 2020 Term Muni Bond (NYSEARCA:IBMI) as the ETF is active during the day after losing 0.0681% to hit $25.4017 per share. Read More »

Technical Watch: Focusing on Shares of Malaysia Index MSCI Ishares (EWM)

Investors may also use shareholder yield to gauge a baseline rate of return. We can also do some further technical analysis on the stock. This is calculated by taking the current share price and dividing by the share price one month ago. On the other hand, a reading of -100 would imply that the stock is oversold and possibly set for a rally. After a recent check, the 14-day RSIfor New Zealand Index MSCI Ishares (ENZL) is now at 59.59, the 7-day stands at 54.14, and the 3-day is sitting at ... Read More »

Marathon Petroleum (NYSE:MPC) announces a quarterly dividend of $0.46

The stock decreased 4.84% or $0.45 during the last trading session, reaching $8.95. Following the completion of the transaction, the vice president now directly owns 74,674 shares of the company's stock, valued at $4,848,582.82. Mackenzie Financial Corp acquired a new stake in Marathon Oil in the 3rd quarter worth $149,000. Since December 18, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 selling transactions for $1.47 million activity. Read More »

Trump's first State of the Union to focus on immigration reform

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And the appointment of conservative federal judges. On the policy front, immigration is an immediate flashpoint for Trump and Congress. The president's address to Congress past year took an emotional turn when he introduced the widow of a Navy SEAL killed in a raid in Yemen. Read More »

Xiaomi Mi 7 will not be announced at MWC 2018

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There are also speculations that there will be two RAM variant i.e. 6GB and 8GB along with up to 128GB internal storage. In terms of design, the Xiaomi Mi MIX 2S will have a bezel-less design that occupies nearly 100% of the front surface. Read More »

Analyst's Predictions on New Residential Investment Corp. (NRZ), Coty Inc. (COTY)

Wedbush Securities Inc who had been investing in Mfs Multimarket Income for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $423.56 million market cap company. Cetera Advisor Limited Liability Corp holds 0.02% of its portfolio in New Residential Investment Corp . Wedbush also issued estimates for New Residential Investment's FY2017 earnings at $2.73 EPS, Q1 2018 earnings at $0.55 EPS, Q2 2018 earnings at $0.53 EPS, Q3 2018 earnings at $0.52 EPS, Q4 2018 earnings at $0.51 EPS and FY2018 ... Read More »