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Super Bowl LII Ratings Are In: Down 3% From Last Year's Game

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The number is down 7% from the 111.3 million that tuned in for last year's Super Bowl , which saw the Patriots come back to beat the Atlanta Falcons. The game peaked with a 52.2/74 overnight rating in the fourth quarter. What was your favorite super bowl commercial? Shortly after the Eagles won 41-33, Trump tweeted, "Congratulations to the Philadelphia Eagles on a great Super Bowl victory!" "We read the news just like everyone else", Smith said Wednesday at The Mall of America. Read More »

Let's Not Panic About The Dow Just Yet

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On the Toronto Stock Exchange, the S&P/TSX composite index was down 271.22 points to 15,334.81 in a broad-based decline that saw all sectors finish in the red. It was the largest single day drop in the stock market's history. What is a stock market correction? By 1 p.m., the Dow was down 354 points - a 1.4 percent drop . Read More »

Province announces changes to ICBC, including cap on minor injury payouts

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Another change includes the overall medical care and recovery cost allowance being doubled to $300,000. ICBC last week said its "sizeable and significant loss" is further evidence of growing financial pressures that it is under thanks to a rapid increase in the number of crashes occurring across B.C., a surge in claims and massive growth in costs associated with those claims. Read More »

Investors Having Focus on Active Stock: The Coca-Cola Company (KO)

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The stock decreased 2.65% or $1.19 during the last trading session, reaching $43.7. The company maintains price to book ratio of 9.00 vs.an industry average at 3.75. The stock has "Buy" rating by Bank of America on Monday, October 9. Amer & Mgmt owns 47,477 shares or 0.69% of their USA portfolio. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.8 in 2017 Q3. Read More »

Tronc To Sell Los Angeles Times, San Diego Union-Tribune

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Sunday's edition of The San Diego Union-Tribune. The Times also reported that Soon-Shiong will buy the San Diego Union-Tribune. Soon-Shiong is the CEO of the Culver City, Calif., company NantHealth (NH). Also on January 19, the L.A. Times newsroom voted overwhelmingly to form the first union in the paper's 136-year history. Michael Ferro, who controls the paper's parent company Tronc , is negotiating with Patrick Soon-Shiong, a Tronc investor and physician who has been dubbed ... Read More »

Dow Jones suffers worst single-day point loss in history

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Stocks swung from negative to positive after indexes started the session 2 per cent lower, underscoring a return of volatility to a market that until recently was marked by an absence of major shifts. Those stemmed from the United States jobs report on Friday (Saturday NZT). The sell-off represents a stark turnaround in market sentiments, said Ablin. Read More »

Stock plunge deepens in Asia after United States sell-off

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On Monday the Dow Jones Industrial Average index tumbled 1,175 points, or 4.6% to close down at 24,345.75. The Nasdaq posted its biggest one-month gain since October 2015 in January. During Monday's roller-coaster trading on Wall Street, at its lowest ebb, the Dow was down 1,597 points from Friday's close. The yield on 10-year US Treasury debt hit a four-year high of 2.885 per cent, having jumped nearly 7 basis points on Friday. Read More »

Budget 2018: Focused gaze on social, academic front

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Let's have a look at the highlights of Budget 2018 . The Ayushman Bharat scheme, also called "Modicare", plans to give annual medical insurance cover to 10 crore poor and vulnerable families who make up 40 per cent of India's population. Read More »

The Walt Disney Company (DIS)- Hot Watch List After Analysts Reviews

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Institutional investors own 61.58% of the company's stock. A number of equities research analysts recently commented on DIS shares. The stock had a trading volume of 7,376,658 shares, compared to its average volume of 7,916,913. Since August 23, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 7 selling transactions for $23.51 million activity. Geode Mgmt Limited Liability holds 0% of its portfolio in Peoples Bancorp of North Carolina, Inc. Read More »

Internet rips apart lady-friendly Doritos made for less mess

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Model Chrissy Teigen‏ was quick to point out that "the only quiet chips are stale chips". Actress Busy Philipps initially assumed the whole idea was a joke. However many women have reacted with incredulity at this claim, revealing that they've never had any problems with existing Doritos . Do women prefer less-crunchy, no-mess chips? Apparently, ladies don't like to crunch. Read More »

North Korean art troupe hit by protests in South

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North Korea has tested the waters by telling South Korea that it will send the 140-member Samjiyon Orchestra by ferry even though sanctions ban ships from the North. It features dozens of cabins of different classes, including special rooms where Kim Jong Un's father and grandfather stayed, as well as a restaurant, a bar equipped with a karaoke machine, and a shop where guests can buy souvenirs and snacks, such as ice cream, video footage and images from the 2002 show. Read More »

Orchestral maneuvers: North Korean Olympics ferry tacks past sanctions

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The arrival of the 9,600-ton Mangyongbong-92 raised questions about whether it had violated worldwide sanctions against North Korea, whose vessels are banned from entering South Korean waters. The troupe was greeted by senior party officials, including Kim Yo-jong, the younger sister of Kim Jong-un, and Pak Kwang-ho, the director of the WPK's propaganda and agitation department. Read More »

Dow Jones down: White House distances Donald Trump from markets crash

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Trump was speaking in OH when news channels across the U.S. had to cut away from the President's speech to cover the Dow's plunge, which saw a fall of 1,175 points - or 4.6 per cent. The stock market tumbled more than 1,000 points Monday, accelerating a rout that some analysts have dubbed the Trump correction , with investors fearing the economy could be overheating and that recent USA and global market bubbles were about to pop. Read More »

Bitcoin Sinks Below $6K Mark

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The price of bitcoin fell below $6,000 for in 2018 as the head of a leading central bank said it posed a threat to financial stability and signaled a global crackdown on the popular cryptocurrency. It hit a peak of near US$20,000 in the week before Christmas. "In practice, central bank experiments show that DLT-based systems are very expensive to run and slower and much less efficient to operate than conventional payment and settlement systems". Read More »

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co (NASDAQ:GT) to Issue Quarterly Dividend of $0.14

It has outperformed by 0.56% the S&P500. Raub Brock Capital Management Lp increased its stake in Sherwin (SHW) by 5.72% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. 25,970 were reported by Brinker Cap. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage accumulated 47,587 shares or 0% of the stock. Arrowstreet Cap Partnership holds 0% or 4,300 shares. Read More »

Stock under Discussion: Red Hat, Inc. (RHT)

In the recent week Red Hat, Inc . stock price volatility was noted 2.91% while for the last month volatility was seen at 2.10%. Inc. now owns 1,803,495 shares of the open-source software company's stock valued at $156,002,000 after buying an additional 47,219 shares in the last quarter. Read More »

Waymo vs Uber: As the case opens, a convoy of allegations

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Uber rejects the financial damages claim. Uber bought Levandowski's startup, Otto, and appointed him the head of its self-driving vehicle division a few months after Levandowski left Google in January 2016. "Engineers. are free to go from one job to another, and they don't get a lobotomy in between", Carmody said, adding that skills, talents and publicly known ideas can properly be brought from one job to another. Read More »

Abbott Laboratories (ABT): Examining the Technicals

Nomura has "Neutral" rating and $86 target. The firm has "Outperform" rating given on Thursday, November 2 by Oppenheimer. The firm earned "Outperform" rating on Wednesday, March 1 by RBC Capital Markets. Gabelli Funds Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 411,400 shares or 0.13% of its portfolio. On the other side, investors are watching the first support level of $1,320.82. Read More »

Girl Scout sells hundreds of boxes of cookies near pot dispensary

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The Girl Scout, whoever she is, clearly has an entrepreneurial spirit: Fox 4 reported that she sold more than 300 boxes of cookies in around 6 hours. Bushan says they saw the social media post back at headquarters and had to consult the rule book, the Family Bookie Guide. Although selling cookies outside dispensaries are controversial, the LA Times reports chief communications officer from Girl Scouts of the USA Kelly Parisi said each region of Girl Scouts has its own guidelines. Read More »

Lloyds Banking Group Plc (LYG) How Do the Technical Vary?

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Davy Research maintained the shares of LLOY in report on Friday, February 19 with "Outperform" rating. Over a month, it has seen its stock price volatility to stay at 1.24% while shortening the period to a week, volatility was 1.15%. Lloyds Banking Group (NYSE:LYG) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October 25th. For the ongoing Fiscal Quarter, 1 analysts have an average earnings forecast of $0.36 per share. Read More »

India budget offers free cooking gas, health plan for poor

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On the other hand education cess has been increased by 1 per cent, though there is some rebate in the form of a standard deduction on reimbursement of transport allowance and medical expenses. The government will contribute 12 percent of the new workers in the EPF account for three years. The budget highlight was the Ayushman Bharat National Health Protection Scheme that aims to cover 50 crore poor people, with the scheme's contours being worked out. Read More »

Core US Treasury Bond ETF Ishares (GOVT) Limping -1.01% For the Week

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A number of other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of the business. Following long-term trends may help the investor see the bigger picture of what has been going on with a specific stock or sector. Alternately, if the indicator goes below -80, this may point to the stock being oversold. After a recent check, the 14-day RSIfor Long Term Bond Index ETF Vanguard (BLV) is now at 28.14, the 7-day stands at 19.11, and the 3-day is sitting at 7.82. Read More »

£250m Tesco accounting fraud trial abandoned

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The judge said a re-trial could be timetabled for this September. The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) will now weigh whether to pursue a new trial, with a decision expected on March 2. "In the circumstances, and I have to say with considerable regret, I have concluded that, although Mr Rogberg has waived his right to attend trial, the fact is that the consideration of the trial being fair is more important", she told the court Monday. Read More »

Super Bowl halftime star Justin Timberlake to play Buffalo

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Prince fans were quick to point out on social media that Timberlake had also dissed Prince in the past on Timbaland's 2007 song, " Give It To Me ". Justin Timberlake has stirred up all kinds of Prince-related controversy through the years even before the rumors of a Prince hologram started. Read More »

Accelerating Growth & Analysts Upside Potential For Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM)

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Wellington Shields Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Microsoft Corporation for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $670.81 billion market cap company. Weiss Multi accumulated 10,000 shares. Ipswich Invest Mgmt Inc invested 4.12% in Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE: XOM ). Ls Investment Advisors Llc, which manages about $1.86B and $1.68B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Henry Schein Inc (NASDAQ:HSIC) by 4,016 shares to 7,975 shares, valued at $654,000 in 2017Q3, ... Read More »

Brokers Issue Forecasts for Starbucks Co.'s Q2 2018 Earnings (SBUX)

The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) has risen 41.13% since February 6, 2017 and is uptrending. 972.68 million shares or 1.58% less from 988.30 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. The company was maintained on Thursday, August 3 by Credit Suisse. UBS maintained the shares of SBUX in report on Friday, July 24 with "Buy" rating. Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) try to takes its position in context of active momentum, while shares price declined -0.41% during latest trading session. Read More »

FISA Memo Not What Trump Says it is, Some Republicans Say

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It is important for the American public to know if the dossier was paid for by another candidate, used in court pleadings, vetted before it was used, vetted after it was used, and whether all relevant facts were shared with the tribunal approving of the FISA application. Read More »

Hudson's Bay Appoints CVS Executive Helena Foulkes As CEO

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There was no comment from CVS, where Foulkes has worked since 1992. At the department store chain, Foulkes will be responsible for HBC's global strategy and operations. Foulkes also helped lead CVS's decision to end sales of tobacco products and the creation of CVS digital, now being used by 48 million consumers to fill prescriptions. Read More »

Broadcom presents 'best and final' offer for Qualcomm

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Applications for our products in these end markets include: data center networking, home connectivity, set-top box, broadband access, telecommunications equipment, smartphones and base stations, data center servers and storage, factory automation, power generation and alternative energy systems, and electronic displays. Read More »

Hard Facts About General Motors Company (NYSE:GM)

International Paper Company (NYSE:IP) earnings have declined with a quarterly rate of -0.1% over the last 5 years. General Motors Company notes that it sold a total of 8.9 million vehicles worldwide during the quarter. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now directly owns 103,052 shares in the company, valued at $4,440,510.68. The company has a quick ratio of 0.79, a current ratio of 0.94 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.54. Read More »

Trade deficit hits highest level since 2008

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The deficit surged 12.1% to $566 billion in 2017, the highest since 2008, which represented 2.9% of GDP, up from 2.7% in 2016. In 2017, imports of beverages and food (137.8 billion), capital goods (640.6 billion), accessories and auto parts (359 billion) and consumer goods (602,2 billion) have all reached record levels, notes the Commerce Department. Read More »

Volatility grips world stock markets stocks as FTSE 100 bleeds £50bn

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The global equity sell-off has been building since last Friday when traders became spooked by the prospect of tighter monetary policy after the U.S. posted strong average earnings data. economy is good for global growth, and that should bode well for company profits". But a key U.S. jobs report on Friday, showing better-than-expected wage data, spooked sentiment because it raised the prospect of the USA central bank raising interest rates at a faster pace to cool inflation. Read More »

Bristol-Myers Squibb Reports Rise In Fourth Quarter Earnings

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Davide Leone & Partners Investment Company Llp decreased its stake in Bristol Myers Squibb Co (Call) ( BMY ) by 0.8% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Baker Ellis Asset Management Ltd Liability Co holds 33,352 shares or 0.56% of its portfolio. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 69.80% of the company's stock. Read More »