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  • British American Tobacco plc (BATS) to Issue GBX 43.60 Dividend

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    The stock increased 0.19% or $0.13 during the last trading session, reaching $66.53. About 1.97 million contracts were traded on 28-Dec-17 compared to daily average volume of 2.05 million shares. In other news, insider Naresh Sethi sold 7,035 shares of British American Tobacco stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, October 11th. Investors sentiment decreased to 1.04 in Q3 2017.
  • India Equates Virtual Currencies To Ponzi Schemes

    India Equates Virtual Currencies To Ponzi Schemes

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    The advisory said, " The Government also makes it clear that VCs are not legal tender and such VCs do not have any regulatory permission or protection in India ". Regulators in countries such as Russia, China and South Korea have taken notice, issuing crackdowns. Meanwhile, cryptocurrency dealer Pluto Exchange on Thursday announced the launch of India's first mobile application for transacting in virtual currencies.
  • Irish minimum wage will go up by 30c on New Year's Day

    Irish minimum wage will go up by 30c on New Year's Day

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    The federal minimum wage has not increased since 2009 and the purchasing power of the minimum wage has steadily declined for decades. Another minimum wage hike will be coming for NY workers Sunday. "In many cases, our employers are paying beyond minimum wage", he said. Minimum wage workers are already making more than that in Emeryville, where the minimum wage is $15.20 - reportedly the highest rate in the country.
  • New Year Eve celebrations

    New Year Eve celebrations

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    For Israelis, it is still several hours ahead. Palestinian children enjoyed New Year's festivities in Gaza City on December 30. In Auckland, New Zealand, people had reportedly gathered around Sky Tower to begin the countdown for the new year as firework took over the sky.
  • Alert on Recent Volume: Mondelez International, Inc. (MDLZ)

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    The Stock shows P/E value of 0 and Forward P/E of 22.12. About 892,739 shares traded. It is down 0.00% since December 30, 2016 and is. It has underperformed by 25.94% the S&P500. Therefore 76% are positive. The rating was initiated by UBS with "Buy" on Wednesday, February 24. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Monday, July 31 by RBC Capital Markets.
  • Featured Stock: Noble Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NBL)

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    It has underperformed by 27.06% the S&P500. Zwj Investment Counsel Inc increased its stake in Noble Energy Inc ( NBL ) by 16.25% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Since December 11, 2017, it had 1 buying transaction, and 1 sale for $4.90 million activity. Shares for $499,835 were bought by STOVER DAVID L. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC purchased a new position in Noble Energy in the second quarter worth $106,000.
  • Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (COG) — Trending Stock

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    Hayek Kallen Investment Management who had been investing in Novo for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $131.55 billion market cap company. Jefferies maintained Ecolab Inc. 140,332 are held by State Treasurer State Of Michigan. The stock of Ecolab Inc. The stock has "Sector Outperform" rating by Howard Weil on Thursday, August 11.
  • US Crude Oil Price Hits $60 a Barrel, Highest Since Mid

    US Crude Oil Price Hits $60 a Barrel, Highest Since Mid

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    US output is up nearly 16 percent since mid-2016, but still shy of the 10 million bpd most analysts had expected by year end, which would trail only top exporter Saudi Arabia and top producer Russian Federation. The Energy Department said on Friday domestic output rose to 9.64 million barrels in October, the highest level since May 1971, and up 1.8 percent over September.
  • Cryptocurrency Exchange Rules Tightened In South Korea

    Cryptocurrency Exchange Rules Tightened In South Korea

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    The announcement likely contributed to the price of the best known cryptocurrency, bitcoin ( BTC ) to drop more than 11% or $1,000 this morning. Despite the extended fall, the Korean price was still nearly 30 percent higher than global prices, which local traders call "Kimchi Premium" mocking the speculative fever of the market that makes up more than a fifth of global trading.
  • Most Active Volume Stock: Carnival Corporation (NYSE:CCL)

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    The stock traded with the average Volume of 3.06 Million at the end of last session. About 2.69M shares traded. It has outperformed by 6.01% the S&P500. (NYSE:QEP) on Monday, June 26 with "Buy" rating. (NYSE:ABBV) on Wednesday, June 7 with "Hold" rating. Cowen & Co maintained Micron Technology, Inc. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, November 22nd.
  • The iPhone 'forces' Tim Cook to fly private

    The iPhone 'forces' Tim Cook to fly private

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    Cook's actual salary saw a comparatively smaller $57,692 increase, but the bulk of his nearly $4 million raise came from performance-based cash bonuses. Executive officers at Apple, including Luca Maestri, Angela Ahrendts, Johny Srouji, Dan Riccio, and Bruce Sewell, all received bonuses of over $3 million, which brought their compensation, including salary and stock awards, to approximately $24.2 million each , provided they continued with the company long enough for awarded stock to vest.
  • Mega Millions jackpot grows to $306M

    Mega Millions jackpot grows to $306M

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    And Americans do love buying lottery tickets. This is only the second time in the U.S. lottery players have had a choice of jackpots worth more than $300 million each, according to financial website CNBC . If you have purchased the ticket on your own, sign the back of it immediately. With a Powerball jackpot estimated at $384 million and Mega Millions at $306 million, US lottery aficionados for just the second time in history have two opportunities to try for jackpots exceeding $300 ...
  • Celebrate New Year's with free rides on Metro

    Celebrate New Year's with free rides on Metro

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    Partygoers can ride Brampton Transit for free December 31 after 7 p.m. until the end of service. Service depends on fixed-route service operating in the same area. LBT's New Year's Eve schedule is modified with later hours and shorter distances. Additionally, the First Hill Streetcar will operate until 1 AM.
  • China's Geely buying stake in Swedish truck maker Volvo

    China's Geely buying stake in Swedish truck maker Volvo

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    Li said Geely would support Volvo management's current strategy. It also owns the company that makes London's black cabs and has invested in sports carmaker Lotus. The deal makes Geely the largest single shareholder in Volvo and the second biggest in terms of voting rights. Geely would be able to provide Volvo with valuable access to the Chinese market and know-how in the field of electric and self-driving vehicles, Cevian Capital cofounder Christer Gardell said.
  • Holidays have passed, but spending season continues

    Holidays have passed, but spending season continues

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    Online sales grew by 18.1% over past year. About 5 percent of consumers expected to finish buying gifts after Christmas Day, according to the National Retail Federation , which surveyed 7,212 people about their holiday shopping plans between December 4 and December 12.
  • Bitcoin Prices Recover After Last Week's Large Drop

    Bitcoin Prices Recover After Last Week's Large Drop

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    Bitcoin hit several milestones as it surged from around $1,000 at the beginning of the year to a record of almost $20,000 last week - from the introduction of bitcoin futures trading on the CBOE and CME to the emergence of specialized investment products.
  • Apple CEO Cook gets 74% bonus boost after the company's earnings rebound

    Apple CEO Cook gets 74% bonus boost after the company's earnings rebound

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    But then in fiscal year 2017, Apple saw a major rebound across almost all of its categories. In its last quarter earnings, Apple saw a 2 percent increase in iPhone sales, a 12 percent growth in China , and a whopping 34 percent boost in its services sector, which include Apple Pay, Music, App Store and iCloud among others from a year prior.
  • Vitaly Mutko to step down as head of World Cup organizing committee

    Vitaly Mutko to step down as head of World Cup organizing committee

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    The high-ranking government position ensures Mutko will still retain involvement in logistical planning for the World Cup in June and July. But Mutko, a former sports minister, has been embroiled in a scandal concerning alleged doping at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics in Russian Federation.
  • Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (CTSH) Analysts See 12.7%

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    Busey Trust Company increased its stake in Citigroup Inc (C) by 25.47% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. It is common practice for investors to use the price-to-earnings ratio (P/E ratio or price multiple) to determine if a company's stock price is over or undervalued.
  • Uber: Softbank takes large stake in ride-hailing firm

    Uber: Softbank takes large stake in ride-hailing firm

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    The company still faces numerous legal challenges, including a massive trade secrets lawsuit with Alphabet's self-driving auto unit Waymo and multiple government investigations into potentially illegal business practices. The moves come as Uber concludes a hard year, in which it faced a sexual harassment scandal , investigations by regulators and a lawsuit over allegedly stolen technology, among other challenges.
  • Jobless rate unchanged for second month in Stanislaus County

    Jobless rate unchanged for second month in Stanislaus County

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    Month over month, the Boise Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSA) nonfarm payroll employment increased by 700 jobs while Pocatello MSA declined by 200 jobs. Information was down by 4,200 jobs followed by trade, transportation and utilities. Typical seasonal losses in leisure and hospitality were largely negated by strong monthly hiring in manufacturing, which added 40 jobs.
  • Putin submits endorsement papers to election authorities in Russian Federation

    Putin submits endorsement papers to election authorities in Russian Federation

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    Putin said on Monday that Russian Federation should scrap the 13 percent profit tax on funds repatriated from overseas and renew an amnesty from penalties for businesses returning capital. The group was formed with the help of the parliamentary majority party United Russia , the centrist public movement All-Russian Popular Front and the Russian Public Chamber.
  • It Seems Like Julian Assange Deleted His Twitter

    It Seems Like Julian Assange Deleted His Twitter

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    There's no mention of what might've happened to Assange's account on the Wikileaks account. Mashable has reached out to Twitter for comment. Attempts to access the page overnight were met with a "Sorry, that page doesn't exist!" message.
  • More Than 30 Killed in India Bus Crash

    More Than 30 Killed in India Bus Crash

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    The speeding bus was trying to overtake another vehicle when it rammed through the bridge railing, said B L Soni, another police officer. An ex gratia of 2 lakhs was announced by Rajasthan government for the bereaved and 50,000 to the injured.
  • Christmas shoppers wait until the last second

    Christmas shoppers wait until the last second

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    I see a lot of people wearing Christmas hats and ugly sweaters and all that fun stuff, so our guests have been absolutely unbelievable this year. "It's getting to be last minute, but I got out before the traffic got to bad", Chambers said. There's something all you procrastinators could consider next year! Some die hard shoppers were determined to come out despite the snow. Target employees said the store was busy and items were flying off the shelves.
  • America's opioid crisis behind 'shocking' two-year drop in life expectancy

    America's opioid crisis behind 'shocking' two-year drop in life expectancy

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    Disparities were also seen across gender lines. This is the second consecutive year that life expectancy in the United States fell - in 2015, the average American expected to live 78.7 years. "The drug overdose should be a completely preventable cause of death and we need to do something about it", said Anderson. Overall, the 10 leading causes of deaths remained the same, although the death rates declined in seven categories and rose in three.
  • China's First Amphibious Aircraft Performs Inaugural flight

    China's First Amphibious Aircraft Performs Inaugural flight

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    It has an operational range of more than 4,000 kilometers and is capable of carrying 50 people during a maritime search-and-rescue mission. State-run China Central Television broadcast live coverage of the test flight. However, it made only one brief flight in 1947. The 39.6-meter aircraft is powered by four domestically- built turboprop engines, according to its developer, the Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC).
  • Christmas Gifting Hacks For Last-Minute Shoppers

    Christmas Gifting Hacks For Last-Minute Shoppers

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    Experts predict holiday sales will top last year's mark by more than five percent, which is sizeable growth. Toys R Us: Closes 9 p.m. As of December 12, 51% of shoppers were planning to purchase online, 41% at department stores, 26% at discount stores, 21% at clothing or accessory stores, 18% at electronics stores, 14% at small businesses, and 14% at supermarkets.
  • Amazon acquires smart home video platform Blink

    Amazon acquires smart home video platform Blink

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    What Blink brings to the table is expertise in building connected, wireless home monitoring and security tech that also operates completely wire-free requiring no complicated installation and running on simple, readily available replaceable batteries.
  • Rdl Financial Cut Activision Blizzard (ATVI) Holding; Acnb (ACNB) Sentiment Is 2.55

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    The firm has a market capitalization of $49,210.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 29.50, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.25 and a beta of 1.03. The rating was maintained by Mizuho with "Buy" on Friday, May 6. UBS has "Buy" rating and $42 target. Credit Suisse maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Monday, July 24 report. The rating was maintained by UBS on Wednesday, October 28 with "Neutral".
  • U.S. confirms 300% duties on disputed Bombardier jets, a win for Boeing

    U.S. confirms 300% duties on disputed Bombardier jets, a win for Boeing

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    Bombardier called the USA decision "deeply disappointing" and said they expect the ITC to "reach the right conclusion, which is that the C Series benefits the US aerospace industry, USA airlines and the USA flying public". This conflict could lead to job losses in Northern Ireland where 1,000 Bombardier employees are linked to production of the CSeries. The proposed tariff represents the sum of two amounts.
  • US Blames North Korea for WannaCry Ransomware

    US Blames North Korea for WannaCry Ransomware

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    The WannaCry attack crippled hospitals, banks and companies around the world, and "highlights the capabilities that North Korea has in cyber", Kurtz said . It also warned other nations against "unreasonably following the footsteps of the US". North Korea denied involvement when links between the country and the attack were first brought up in May.
  • Who Is Track Palin? Sarah Palin's Son Arrested For Assault, Burglary

    Who Is Track Palin? Sarah Palin's Son Arrested For Assault, Burglary

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    Sarah Palin served as mayor of Wasilla, Alaska before she became governor. The charges seem to stem from an incident in his family's hometown of Wasilla, though further details about what happened were not immediately available. Track Palin was charged with domestic assault and later pleaded guilty to misconduct with weapons and possession of a weapon while intoxicated. Loewe, at the time, told the authorities that Palin punched and kicked her knee during an argument and yelled: "Do you ...
  • Red Kettle campaign enters final stretch

    Red Kettle campaign enters final stretch

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    Major Ben Walters of the Altus Salvation Army said it's a blessing to serve, but there's still work to do. "As of (Wednesday) we've only made $37,826, a little over 50 percent", he said. Johnson is the honorary chairman of the local 2017 Red Kettle Campaign . So far, we have raised $250 000 and the kettle goes up until the 23rd [of December].
  • New York, New Jersey Reach Funding Pact For New Rail Tunnel

    New York, New Jersey Reach Funding Pact For New Rail Tunnel

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    Amtrak , which owns the tunnels and most of the tracks along the corridor, has estimated the existing tunnel into NY could fail in 10 to 15 years due to saltwater damage caused by Superstorm Sandy in 2012. "Specifically, NJ Transit intends to generate the revenue to support $1.9 billion in project design and capital construction costs through a per-passenger trip charge for all NJT rail passenger trips each way across the Hudson River".
  • Uber suspension lifted by Sheffield City Council

    Uber suspension lifted by Sheffield City Council

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    Uber has previously twice been granted license to operate in York and its current license there is due to expire on December 24. But the city council has rejected its application for renewal because of concerns about the data breach that affected 57 million users worldwide and widespread complaints about the service.