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UnitedHealth Group (UNH) Updates FY18 Earnings Guidance

The stock increased 1.17% or $1.02 during the last trading session, reaching $87.86. The stock has "Buy" rating by Hilliard Lyons on Tuesday, January 30. The score ranges from zero to six where a 0 would indicate no evidence of book cooking, and a 6 would indicate a high likelihood. Pioneer Tru Fincl Bank N A Or accumulated 3.97% or 36,770 shs. Read More »

IRS Online Payment System Experiences Outage

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In a statement, the IRS confirmed that the problems are ongoing. "Taxpayers should continue filing their tax returns as they normally would". The agency did not provide details on the nature or extent of the technical issues. The information put at risk included Social Security numbers, birth dates and other data that cyber thieves could use to impersonate a real taxpayer, file a false federal tax return and collect a refund . Read More »

Tax day freebies: Here are some of the best deals

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Bruegger's Bagels: Now through Tuesday, get the Big Bagel Bundle for $10.40 when you sign up for a coupon at www.brueggers.com/tax-day. And the good news is the Office Depot coupon isn't just good on Tax Day - you can use it through April. Read More »

Bon-Ton, owner of Younkers and other department stores, heads to liquidation

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An auction took place on Monday looking for bidders. As the Business Journal pointed out, Reuters has reported that only liquidators have bid and that Bon-Ton will go out of business. York-based Bon-Ton, which has an anchor at Berkshire Mall, Wyomissing, had been working with two mall owners - Namdar Realty Group and Washington Prime Group - and DW Parters, a New York-based credit firm, to try and save the department store chain. Read More »

NASA's new planet hunter launches this week to seek new worlds

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The Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS), was supposed to launch from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida in the early hours today. Four wide-view cameras are surrounded by a sun shade, to keep stray light out as they monitor any dips in brightness from target stars. And because the planets circling them are bigger relative to the size of the star, and orbit at a closer distance, the slight disruptions of visible light from their transits are more ... Read More »

Low wages are causing public to lose faith in governments, International Monetary Fund warns

Southeast Asia's booming economies of Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam will collectively maintain growth above five percent this year and next, the fund said. He has also proposed imposing tariffs on $50 billion in Chinese imports to punish Beijing for its aggressive attempts to obtain foreign technology. Trump has, in turn, ordered the United States trade representative to consider targeting up to an additional $100 billion in Chinese imports. Read More »

Travel delay barely alters game day routine for Winnipeg Jets

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The Wild also made some seemingly simple puck-support adjustments, and they paid off in a big way. Minnesota had just six regulation losses at home during the regular season, which was tops in the National Hockey League. It was apparent in the first minute of the game that the referees were going to call this game very differently from Games 1 and 2. The Jets got dealt a dose of reality in Minnesota in game three on Sunday as they were pasted for six goals in what was a do or die situation ... Read More »

Tax return extensions can be filed online

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When that happens, the official filing deadline is the Monday following. The holiday celebrates the Compensated Emancipation Act, which freed thousands of slaves in the District of Columbia when Abraham Lincoln signed it on April 16, 1862. Read More »

EPS for Royal Dutch Shell plc (RDS.A) forecasted at $1.10

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First-quarter earnings are predictable to increase 18.6 percent from the first quarter a year ago. The impact of earnings growth is exponential. The research report provides a detailed study on each and every aspect of " Modified Cold Asphalt Market ". Read More »

Ulster players release statement on Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding departure

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Meanwhile, French champions Clermont Auvergne have ruled out recruiting Jackson, saying speculation they wanted to sign the former Ulster and Ireland out-half was "false information". The Ulster Rugby Supporters Club is now canvassing opinion amongst its 938 members over whether they will protest against Ulster's decision or not ahead of, or during, Saturday's Pro14 game against Glasgow Warriors at Kingspan Stadium. Read More »

More than adequate currency in circulation: Jaitley

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He had taken up the issue with the Union Government, Mr Chouhan added. "We have cash currency of Rs.1,25,000 crores right now". There is one problem that some states have less currency and others have more. He, however, said that there is nothing to worry about and that the economic system of India is still safe and secure. Some of the Congress leaders in Madhya Pradesh hit out at the NDA government for cash shortage. Read More »

Facebook clarifies how it collects data when you're logged out

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Lawmakers and privacy advocates immediately protested the practice, with many saying Facebook needed to develop a way for non-users to find out what the company knows about them. The company said it does not use the data to target ads, except those inviting people to join Facebook . And Amazon , Google and Twitter all offer login features. Read More »

Plastic-eating enzyme hailed as breakthrough in recycling

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Researchers from Britain's University of Portsmouth and the US Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory made the discovery while examining the structure of a natural enzyme thought to have evolved in a waste recycling centre in Japan . Read More »

$0.85 EPS Expected for Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)

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The stock has "Buy" rating by Bank of America on Thursday, February 1. The institutional investor held 79,925 shares of the consumer electronics and appliances company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $1.40M, down from 370,549 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Read More »

PM Narendra Modi to begin his Sweden, UK visit today

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Mr Modi will attend the executive session of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in London on April 19 and the CHOGM leaders' retreat in Windsor Castle on April 20 before heading back to India. He said, India and Sweden will jointly organize the India-Nordic Summit in Stockholm on Tuesday with the Prime Ministers of Finland, Norway, Denmark and Iceland. Read More »

$3.50 Billion in Sales Expected for Celgene (CELG) This Quarter

About 563,089 shares traded. Conagra Brands, Inc. (CAG) has declined 9.57% since April 16, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 42.83% the S&P500. Company insiders own 0.95% of the company's stock. They expect $1.78 EPS, up 16.34% or $0.25 from last year's $1.53 per share. HealthCor Management L.P. Read More »

Paul Merson: How Jurgen Klopp can guide Liverpool to Premier League title

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The architect of Wenger's downfall on this occasion was Rafa Benitez, a manager that was tasked with keeping Newcastle in the Premier League on a shoestring budget and a slightly-above-Championship-level squad. Paul Merson says it is entertaining football their fans crave but that is total rubbish, Arsene Wenger has delivered that year after year for over two decades but they can't see how good they have had it. Read More »

Tax Day 2018: Where you can cash in on freebies and deals

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The nerve-wracking tax filing deadline is looming. April 17 might be one of the most dreaded days for Americans this year, but some businesses are hoping to change that with some classic comfort: food. The company's motto? "No taxation without relaxation!" Search to see where a Kona Ice truck is near you! Once it's downloaded, and you choose a United States location, the offer will show up in your account. Read More »

Allegiant slammed in 60 Minutes segment

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The airline served about 1.4 percent of all airline passengers who traveled through Armstrong Airport in 2017. That expansion, airport officials say, is to handle the more than 2.6 million passengers, a almost three-fold increase from 901,862 passengers in 2012, at the fast-growing air facility. Read More »

ConocoPhillips (COP) Rating Increased to Buy at ValuEngine

The stock has a market cap of $77.55B and the number of outstanding shares has been calculated 1.19B. Its shares touched $64.91 on during the last trading session after 2.64% change. The energy producer reported $0.45 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting analysts' consensus estimates of $0.45. Earnings per Share Details of Viacom, Inc .: The EPS of VIAB is strolling at 4.75, measuring its EPS growth this year at 29.4%. Read More »

US Retail Sales Climb More Than Expected On Rebound In Auto Sales

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These so-called core retail sales , which correspond most closely with the consumer spending component of gross domestic product, were previously reported to have risen 0.1 percent in February. Economists largely blame the weakness in retail sales at the start of the year on delays in processing tax refunds. "People were so built up on the economy and tax cuts, but our view is that it's more steady than acceleration". Read More »

Battle over sales taxes on online purchases heads to Supreme Court

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Supporters want to overturn the ruling in the "Quill vs North Dakota" case that prevented catalog sellers to remit sales taxes. As Dealerscope reported earlier this year, the Supreme Court announced it would review a 25-year-old case that has the potential to dramatically alter ecommerce here in the United States. Read More »

Statewide average gas prices increase 9 cents

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AAA says it was the third consecutive week that the Ann Arbor area had the highest average price. The temperature is rising in Virginia - but so are the gasoline prices. Gas prices are set to spike in Central Florida by as much as 25 cents. States with the lowest average prices last week included: Missouri ($2.42); Oklahoma and Arkansas ($2.43); MS ($2.45); SC ($2.46); Louisiana ($2.47); Kansas and Texas ($2.48); Alabama ($2.49); and Wyoming ($2.50). Read More »

$1.69 Earnings Per Share Expected for NXP Semiconductors (NXPI) This Quarter

Ivory Investment Management Lp who had been investing in Nxp Semiconductors N V for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $38.98B market cap company. In Thursday, October 26 report Bernstein downgraded the stock to "Market Perform" rating. As per Friday , November 3, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus. Read More »

IN farm recalls over 200 million eggs due to risks of salmonella

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Twenty-two illnesses have been reported. If you love eggs from your head to your legs, make sure you check to see if the eggs in your refrigerator are on this recall list. Consumers who purchased the recalled eggs are urged to stop using the eggs and to return them for a full refund. The disease usually lasts between 4 and 7 days and in most cases does not require any treatment. Read More »

ZTE slapped with export restrictions by US Commerce Department

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Back in 2016, ZTE was accused of dodging United States sanctions on Iran. It had also promised to fire four senior employees and reprimand 35 others as part of the agreement but ZTE admitted in March that while it did fire the four employees, it didn't reprimand the others. Read More »

Bank Amer Corp (BAC) Stake Has Boosted by Bluefin Trading Llc

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It has outperformed by 25.88% the S&P500. Stillwater Investment Management Llc acquired 54,057 shares as Bank Of America Corp ( BAC)'s stock declined 1.20%. The Ontario - Canada-based Cumberland Prtnrs Limited has invested 2.05% in Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC). Vetr upgraded Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC) rating on Monday, August 24. Read More »

Which Way Traders Signposts: Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA)

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About 2.90 million shares traded. Citigroup has "Hold" rating and $347.0 target. Guggenheim reaffirmed a "buy" rating and issued a $300.00 price objective on shares of Tesla in a report on Monday, February 27th. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink . The stock decreased 2.84% or $8.52 during the last trading session, reaching $291.82. Read More »

Shire selling oncology unit to France's Servier for $2.4bn

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The Shire unit sells Oncaspar, used in the treatment of a form of leukemia, and Onivyde for pancreatic cancer, the Lexington, Massachusetts-based company said in a statement Monday. "The proceeds from the transaction increase optionality and Shire's Board will consider returning the proceeds of the sale to shareholders through a shareholder-approved share buyback after the current offer period regarding Takeda's possible offer for Shire concludes". Read More »

Sensex, Nifty End Higher For Eighth Day

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The gauge had gained 1,173.88 points in the previous seven sessions. Sectoral indices led by Tech, IT, PSU, Power, oil and gas, infrastructure and banking stocks declined up to 1.45 percent. Foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) and foreign institutional investors (FIIs) sold shares worth Rs 1,487.82 crore during the week, as per Sebi's record including the provisional figure of April 13, 2018. Read More »

Wholesale inflation eases marginally at 2.47% in March

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Prices of the other major group under the WPI, manufactured products, which comprise almost 64.23 per cent of the index, recorded a 3.03 per cent rise. However, the price of raw silk, mesta and hides, sunflower, soyabean, fodder, raw wool, coir fibre and raw rubber all moved up. Going ahead, the fuel & power which bags 13.15% of total WPI, declined by 0.1% to 98.0 (provisional) from 98.1 (provisional) for the previous month. Read More »

Check out this new teaser for 'Solo

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We even get to see a brief moment where Han Solo learns Chewie's name. In addition to the seeds of the Hanbacca bromance, we also get the inception of the other great bromance of Han's life, Han and Lando Calrissian, in shots of the sabacc game between the two smooth rogues. Read More »