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Fed's Quarles: Gradual Rate Hikes 'Appropriate'

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The Fed was slightly more upbeat than markets expected, saying that most members agreed that a stronger economy increased the likelihood of further rate hikes. "As long as these fundamental factors remain in place, it's really hard to poke holes in the argument that you should be in a risk-on mode at this point", said Emily Roland, head of capital markets research at John Hancock Investments. Read More »

BC Wine Institute launches court challenge against Alberta boycott

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When asked which province - B.C., which wants to delay the project for environmental reasons, or Alberta, which wants to avoid delays for economic reasons - is making the more compelling argument, Canadians are evenly split, with 50 per cent saying each province's government is more persuasive. Read More »

Trump Promises 'Very Strong' Background Checks for Gun Buyers in Listening Session

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And weve seen too much of it, and were going to stop it, and there are a lot of different ideas. "We're all going to figure it out together", he told the students, before they shared harrowing stories of last week's shooting. Addressing families in the White House, Trump said: '(Concealed carry) only works where you have people very adept at using firearms, of which you have many 'It would be teachers and coaches...if the coach had a firearm in his locker when he ran at this guy...that ... Read More »

National Margarita Day: Find the best drinks in Tampa Bay

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Oh, and you'll get a free order of queso with any entree purchase. Haven Rooftop located atop The Sanctuary Hotel in the heart of Time Square is offering 2 tacos for $10, chips and guacamole for $10, Tequila Shot Skis (4 shots) and flavored margaritas. Read More »

Bigelow Aerospace announces plan to launch its own space stations

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Bigelow is anxious that, between these initiatives, financing for space activities in low-earth orbit will dry up before there's enough money from private activities to make launching his habitats feasible. For more information on Bigelow Space Operations visit www.bigelowspaceops.com . Bigelow called upon the Trump administration to step in and find a solution to the problem, although he did not advocate for any specific approach. Read More »

Nektar Inks $1.85B Bristol-Myers Cancer Drug Collaboration

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Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE: BMY ) was up +1.12% ($0.71) to $63.87 and showed a volume of 7.36 mln shares. It has underperformed by 9.31% the S&P500. Sigma Planning owns 49,158 shares or 0.12% of their U.S. portfolio. Wells Fargo And Mn holds 0% or 423,406 shares in its portfolio. Parametric Port Assoc Llc accumulated 0% or 119,321 shares. Read More »

The US Federal Reserve will continue raising interest rates

U.S. central bankers sent a strong message on Wednesday that an expansion with "substantial underlying economic momentum" could sustain additional increases in interest rates this year. Economists aren't entirely sure how the tax cut will boost growth. And in another sign of inflation, the consumer-price index for January increased by more than expected. Read More »

Girl Scout cookies arrive this week

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For some, like Lilly Megahan, it means a little more. Chefs will use their culinary skill to put a unique twist on a Girl Scout Cookie, creating such dishes as: "Tagalong -You're It - Premier Milk Shake", "Savannah Smiles Vanilla and Lemon Raspberry Tart", and "Thin Mint Chocolate Brownie Pie with Thin Mint Cookie Ice Cream". Read More »

'Black Panther' surpasses The Last Jedi's opening weekend

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Speaking to ET Canada about Marvel's latest superhero entry Black Panther and its success, Evans said , "There's nothing ( Marvel Studios ) can't do". In the post Smith also echoed a lesson he was once given by Nelson Mandela who told him he should let fans touch him to "prove to them that you are real - because people cannot aspire to anything they do not believe is real". Read More »

US Fed officials say tax cuts could boost economy more than expected

The Russell 2000 index of smaller-company stocks rose 1.84 points, or 0.1 percent, to 1,531.84. Then bond yields began to climb, and the stock market rally began to evaporate. Federal Reserve officials grew more positive on the economic outlook, citing "substantial underlying economic momentum", and were increasingly optimistic about achieving their inflation target, according to minutes of last month's policy meeting. Read More »

Election Night Losers: Gov. Scott Walker, NRA, WMC and Michael Screnock

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Scott Walker. Dallet and Sauk County Circuit Judge Michael Screnock advanced in Tuesday's primary. That gives the advantage, at least for now, to Dallet, despite Screnock winning a plurality of votes on Tuesday. She became more outspoken in her positions in reaction to Burns, presenting herself as an advocate for women's rights, saying the Supreme Court was wrong to uphold Walker's Act 10 collective bargaining law and fighting mass incarceration of minorities. Read More »

Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:SHLD) - Long-Term Trade Secrets

Heritage Investors Management Corp who had been investing in At&T Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $226.01 billion market cap company. Its up 0.20, from 0.52 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 20 investors sold Sears Holdings Corporation shares while 30 reduced holdings. 0 funds opened positions while 5 raised stakes. Read More »

Barclays reports £1.9bn loss amid Trump tax change and legal costs

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Barclays posted an attributed loss of £1.9bn for the year against a profit of £1.6bn in 2016 after taking a previously announced £1.2bn writedown from the sale of Barclays Africa Group . He said: "We have a portfolio of profitable businesses, producing significant earnings, and have plans and investments in place to grow those earnings over time". Read More »

Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY): What's the Story?

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In terms of the mechanics underlying that movement, traders will want to note that the stock is trading on a float of 0.76% with $1.63 Billion sitting short, betting on future declines. State Bank Of Hawaii holds 10,124 shares. Moreover, Int has 1.37% invested in Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) for 21.27M shares. Since September 6, 2017, it had 1 insider purchase, and 2 insider sales for $646,385 activity. Read More »

Advisory Services Network LLC Acquires New Holdings in Discovery Communications Inc. (DISCK)

It has underperformed by 14.21% the S&P500. The firm operates through U.S. It has a 12.81 P/E ratio. BEATTIE ART P also sold $2.46 million worth of The Southern Company (NYSE:SO) on Thursday, October 26. State Street has 0.02% invested in Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA) for 18,050 shares. Jpmorgan Chase And has invested 0% in Discovery Communications, Inc. Read More »

Eurostar tickets to Amsterdam go on sale

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It will stop in Brussels and Rotterdam before arriving in Amsterdam . Inaugural Eurostar journey from the United Kingdom to The Netherlands in three hours Eurostar, the high speed rail service linking the United Kingdom and mainland Europe, today marks an historic milestone in the expansion of global high speed rail as it embarks on its inaugural journey from the United Kingdom direct to The Netherlands. Read More »

The Devon Energy (DVN) Receives Media Sentiment Rating of 0.26

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About 30.37M shares traded or 495.81% up from the average. Shares of Devon Energy ( NYSE DVN ) traded up $0.54 during mid-day trading on Tuesday, reaching $34.65. Singular Research initiated Emergent BioSolutions Inc. (NASDAQ:HOLX) on Friday, July 24 with "Buy" rating. During the same period previous year, the business earned ($0.31) earnings per share. Read More »

American Tower Corp (AMT) Shares Sold by Alpha Cubed Investments LLC

The stock decreased 0.56% or $0.78 during the last trading session, reaching $139.24. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 4,861 shares in the company, valued at $702,122.84. SunTrust initiated Associated Banc-Corp (NYSE:ASB) rating on Wednesday, December 21. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Monday, October 31 by Stifel Nicolaus. Read More »

World's largest solar company to start assembly in South Australia

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The South Australia Labor government continues to push the renewable energy button, offering "interest free" loans to 10,000 households to install rooftop solar and battery storage if it is re-elected in next month's election. A similar scheme announced by the Opposition Liberal Party in October past year would see up to 40,000 homes given loans of 2,500 Australian dollars (1,950 USA dollars) to purchase solar systems. Read More »

What Are Analysts Suggestions On Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (FCX)

After going under observation of traders 16.55 million shares traded at hands. (NYSE: FCX ). Associated Banc stated it has 0.01% in Freeport-McMoRan Inc. Morgan Stanley holds 0.02% or 5.68 million shares in its portfolio. ARCHER TIMOTHY had sold 15,638 shares worth $2.75 million on Monday, September 18. Read More »

Cascend Securities Boosts Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) Price Target to $220.00

The hedge fund held 5,858 shares of the miscellaneous company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $1.57 million, up from 3,428 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Barrington Strategic Wealth Management Grp Limited Co holds 2.56% or 32,907 shares. It also reduced Brown Forman Corp (NYSE:BF.B) stake by 18,951 shares and now owns 41,717 shares. Read More »

What Does The Data Behind Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) Suggest?

Provise Limited Liability Corporation invested 0.04% of its portfolio in Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ: CMCSA ). Hanson & Doremus Investment Management who had been investing in Parexel International Corp. Hanson & Doremus Investment Management, which manages about $317.08M and $286.36 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Schwab Int'l Equity Etf (SCHF) by 23,577 shares to 370,454 shares, valued at $12.40M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. Read More »

Robot dog taught to fight back against humans

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During a natural or human-made disaster, for instance, they could help navigate situations that would otherwise put people in danger (think inspecting gas leaks or clawing through rubble in a bombed-out building). Remember the video of the terrifying robot dog we shared with you last week? Boston Dynamics might just be trolling us now. In a February 12 video, two SpotMinis appear to navigate the same obstacle. Read More »

Ford Motor (NYSE:F) Getting Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Analysis Shows

Oskie Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Ford Mtr Co Del (Call) for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $42.56B market cap company. Brave Asset invested in 28,483 shares. The short interest to Albireo Pharma Inc's float is 0.98%. Shapiro Cap Mgmt Ltd Limited Liability Company accumulated 2.12% or 2.30 million shares. Read More »

McDonald's bringing back Szechuan sauce again

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McDonald's will begin serving Szechuan McNuggets dipping sauce at all U.S. locations on Monday, February 26. McDonald's is finally bringing its Szechuan sauce to the masses after months of petitions , bidding wars , and riots in fast-food parking lots . Read More »

Fulton Bank NA Sells 2142 Shares of Walt Disney Co (DIS)

The stock has a market cap of $157,960.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 18.14, a P/E/G ratio of 1.82 and a beta of 1.30. About 5.98 million shares traded. Its up 0.34, from 0.87 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 90 investors sold DIS shares while 649 reduced holdings. 95 funds opened positions while 563 raised stakes. Read More »

Fed expected to decide rate hike in March

The U.S. currency has been weighed down by a variety of factors this year, including concerns that Washington might pursue a weak dollar strategy and the perceived erosion of its yield advantage as other countries start to scale back their easy-money strategies. Read More »

Passenger drops farts so putrid pilot is forced to make emergency landing

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The crew reportedly didn't do anything to the man in question, but the captain instead warned the two men who complained about their "aggressive" behavior and "making threats", according to NL Times . "We had nothing to do with the whole disturbance". All four of the passengers taken into police custody have been released without charges. "The blunt attitude of the Transavia flight attendants was wrong from the start of the flight", Nora told Dutch newspaper De Telegraaf . Read More »

Instinet Boosts Cisco Systems (CSCO) Price Target to $46.00

It has by 0.00% the S&P500. (NASDAQ:CSCO). West Family stated it has 0.49% in Cisco Systems, Inc . The Bokf holds 66,416 shares with $1.89 million value, down from 91,530 last quarter. Since August 23, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 6 selling transactions for $15.73 million activity. Vantage Financial Partners Ltd. Inc. bought a new stake in Cisco Systems during the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $231,000. Read More »

Should 'bump stocks' be banned in the US?

The FBI received a tip last month that the man now charged in the school shooting had a "desire to kill" and access to guns and could be plotting an attack. After the infamous gangland massacres of the 1920s, Congress introduced the National Firearms Act in 1934, which strictly regulated automatic rifles ( more commonly known as machine guns). Read More »

EPFO lowers interest rate on provident fund: all you need to know

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In order to maintain the interest this fiscal, the organisation had sold a portion of its investment in the exchange traded funds, ETF. The body has approximately five crore members. Since August 2015, when it entered the stock market, the body has invested a little over Rs44,000 crore. He said the board of trustees had made a decision to reduce the administrative charges from 0.65 per cent to 0.50 per cent of total wages, which would reduce the burden on employers. Read More »

Swipe machines to have 13-digit mobile number: Department of Telecom

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The DoT has asked telecom service providers to start issuing 13-digit numbers for SIM-based M2M services, which will co-exist with 10-digit mobile handset numbers across the country. The internet is abuzz with rumours that BSNL (other telcos too) is planning to introduce 13 digit numbers, as enrolment of new users continues to rise. Read More »

Carrizo Oil & Gas Inc (NASDAQ:CRZO) Short Interest Down 18.0% in January

CIBC Asset Management Inc bought a new stake in shares of Carrizo Oil & Gas during the 4th quarter worth $212,000. (NASDAQ: CRZO ) sales have annually surged 17.00% on average, however its earnings per share growth remained at -17.42%. It has underperformed by 50.75% the S&P500.The move comes after 8 months negative chart setup for the $1.46B company. Its up 0.07, from 0.99 in 2017Q2. Read More »