• The companies that have cut ties with the NRA basically overnight

    The companies that have cut ties with the NRA basically overnight

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    The backlash against the NRA began late Thursday when the First National Bank of Omaha , the largest privately held banking group in the USA, also said that it wouldn't renew the contract for its NRA-branded Visa credit card program. "As usual, the opportunists wasted not one second to exploit tragedy for political gain", he said. As the hashtag trended on Twitter and Facebook comments grew on Thursday and Friday, several organizations made official statements that they were halting ...
  • Capita (LON:CPI) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Peel Hunt

    Capita (LON:CPI) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Peel Hunt

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    Shares of Electrocomponents (ECM) opened at GBX 613.20 ($8.60) on Monday. The stock decreased 21.90% or $0.23 during the last trading session, reaching $0.82. State Teachers Retirement owns 191,848 shares or 0.05% of their USA portfolio. Its up 27.51% from 668,200 shares previously. They expect $0.02 EPS, down 33.33% or $0.01 from last year's $0.03 per share.
  • Allen Capital Group LLC Purchases Shares of 4614 Duke Energy Corp (DUK)

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    More interesting news about Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: "Commit To Buy Duke Energy Corp At $72.50, Earn 6.5% Annualized Using Options" published on February 20, 2018 as well as Finance.Yahoo.com's news article titled: " Duke Energy (DUK) Q4 Earnings: Disappointment in Store?" with publication date: February 16, 2018.
  • Latvian central bank governor denies bribery allegations

    Latvian central bank governor denies bribery allegations

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    Latvia plans to halve the share of bank deposits held by non-residents after the United States accused one of its biggest banks of laundering money on a large scale, Prime Minister Maris Kucinskis said on Friday. The total amount of the loans granted to ABLV Bank this week amounts to 297.2 million euros. Russian Federation has denied it was behind those campaigns and says it does not meddle in elections in the West.
  • Century Aluminum Company (NASDAQ:CENX)'s Stock Is Buy After Less Market Selling

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    The institutional investor held 212,148 shares of the oil refining and marketing company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $15.31 million, up from 204,773 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Deutsche Bank lowered shares of Century Aluminum from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating and lowered their price target for the company from $20.00 to $14.00 in a report on Wednesday, December 20th.
  • Delta to end group travel contract with NRA

    Delta to end group travel contract with NRA

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    First National Bank, which ran what was termed the "official credit card" of the NRA, offered discounts, rewards and a bank card co-branded with the rifle association. The NRA has partnerships with dozens of businesses, ranging from vehicle rentals to hotels, and even offers a branded credit card. And SimpliSafe, which sells home security systems, said the same.
  • Magellan Midstream Prtnrs LP (MMP) Holder Creative Planning Has Lifted Holding

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    Price T Rowe Assoc Md owns 34,254 shares. Travelers Companies Inc who had been investing in Magellan Midstream Partners Lp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $14.81 billion market cap company. (NYSE:MMP). Winslow Evans And Crocker has invested 0.57% in Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P. (NYSE:MMP). Beacon Fin reported 71,911 shares. Eqis Mgmt reported 4,908 shares stake.
  • Binotto explains Ferrari changes with SF71H

    Binotto explains Ferrari changes with SF71H

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    The auto has now a longer wheelbase in the front to extract a more aerodynamic effect, and the sidepods have changed dramatically in comparison to last year's model. I am focused on making sure I perform at my best. If Hamilton won the title, he would match Argentine legend Juan Manuel Fangio in winning five championships, with only former Ferrari driver Michael Schumacher ahead on seven.
  • Investor's Watch: Acadia Realty Trust (AKR)

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    The stock trades on a P/S of 10.36, which suggests that the shares are not attractive compared with peers. (NYSE:GAM) has risen 23.98% since February 24, 2017 and is uptrending. Since August 24, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 3 selling transactions for $599,089 activity. It also increased its holding in Unitedhealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) by 9,108 shares in the quarter, for a total of 36,188 shares, and has risen its stake in Nextera Energy Inc (NYSE:NEE).
  • Sensing collateral damage, US companies split with NRA

    Sensing collateral damage, US companies split with NRA

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    A spokesperson confirmed Friday morning that its NRA partnership will end next month. Enterprise Holdings , which owns three auto rental brands, confirmed on Twitter that it is ending its discount offered to NRA members. The Feb. 14 shooting has increased pressure on state and federal lawmakers to work toward gun-control reform, with a vocal group of students from the Parkland, Fla.
  • Priyanka Chopra terminates contract with Nirav Modi

    Priyanka Chopra terminates contract with Nirav Modi

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    The seized cars include one Rolls Royce Ghost, one Porsche Panamera, two Mercedes Benz, three Honda cars and one Toyota Fortuner and one Innova. Nirav Modi's companies along with others linked to his uncle Mehul Choksi , are alleged to have targeted the Punjab National Bank (PNB ).
  • Rupee recovers by 18 paise against United States dollars

    Rupee recovers by 18 paise against United States dollars

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    A fluctuation was seen during intra day as it registered the day's high and low at 64.95 and 64.85 respectively. The RBI, meanwhile fixed the reference rate for the dollar at 64.5254 and for the euro at 79.8566. Stamping its largest weekly decline this year, the Indian currency depreciated by a staggering 52 paise amid a short-term recovery in the United States dollars.
  • Florida governor proposes tighter gun restrictions in wake of school shooting

    Florida governor proposes tighter gun restrictions in wake of school shooting

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    The Broward County School district said in a statement that its security system footage could be reviewed in both real-time or be rewound to see events that were previously recorded. Phoebe O'Mara is dreading going back to school next week. The shooting has renewed a national debate between proponents of gun rights, as enshrined in the Second Amendment to the US Constitution, and advocates for tougher restrictions on firearms.
  • Royal Bank of Canada earnings beat market expectations

    Royal Bank of Canada earnings beat market expectations

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    The stock increased 0.32% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $62.78. This represents a $2.86 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.56%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, January 24th. CIBC downgraded Royal Bank of Canada from an "outperform" rating to a "neutral" rating in a research note on Thursday, February 1st.
  • Elon Musk to Leave the Board of the Organization he Founded

    Elon Musk to Leave the Board of the Organization he Founded

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    However, Musk will reportedly continue to donate money and offer advice the organisation. Tesla CEO Elon Musk has been described as an artificial intelligence alarmist even as the tech billionaire invested in AI research. In 2014, Musk said AI was humanity's biggest existential threat later adding that the United Nations needed to act to prevent a killer robot arms race.
  • Fed policymakers show rising confidence on inflation

    Fed policymakers show rising confidence on inflation

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    The release of Federal Reserve minutes first fuelled Wall Street gains, before flaming out as the market drew to a close on Wednesday sending stocks lower for the second straight session. Heightened expectations for inflation and prospects for continued job growth have resulted in bond prices dropping. The Consumer Price Index gained 0.5% in January, more than economists' average estimate.
  • Radio Station to Revive LAist Website

    Radio Station to Revive LAist Website

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    Dobkin told Wired that they're still looking for additional local radio stations to take over other Gothamist sites like Chicagoist and SFist. "Given WBEZ's commitment to local journalism, as well as great admiration for the work of these former outlets, WBEZ is actively exploring this acquisition and determining how these assets might be used most effectively in keeping with the organization's mission to serve the Chicago community", Berger said.
  • Dunkin' Donuts announces new Girl Scout cookie-flavored coffees

    Dunkin' Donuts announces new Girl Scout cookie-flavored coffees

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    The new flavors will be available in the brand's full lineup of hot or iced coffees, lattes, macchiatos, frozen coffee, and frozen chocolate. Girl Scout Cookies are a favorite with so many people. People enjoy these inspired foods because the flavors remind them of a constant in their lives. But more importantly, Dunkin' Donuts has found a way to create peanut butter flavouring with absolutely no allergens for the Peanut Butter Cookie inspired coffee.
  • Threat from New Mexico panics parents at New Jersey school

    Threat from New Mexico panics parents at New Jersey school

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    The schools targeted include Murphy High School, Baker High School, Davidson High School and Theodore High School. Officers questioned the student who posted the information, and the student admitted that it was not a credible threat. Springville police also were on high alert on Wednesday after another social media threat, initially thought to target the school, went viral. The threat was determined not to be valid after the student was contacted and admitted it was a hoax.
  • U.S. stocks close lower after Fed minutes

    U.S. stocks close lower after Fed minutes

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    Wall Street ended the nervous Wednesday trading session on red, as the leading indices advanced steadily in anticipation of the minutes of the last Federal Reserve meeting, but at the end closed on negative teritory. Considerable weakness also emerged among banking stocks, as reflected by the _ % drop by the KBW Bank Index. The earnings further buoyed optimism on British banks, a day after Lloyds reported its highest pre-tax profit since 2006.
  • Ofcom caps prices BT can charge rivals for use of fast broadband

    Ofcom caps prices BT can charge rivals for use of fast broadband

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    Ofcom said , "Under the measures, BT must make its telegraph poles and underground tunnels open to rival providers, making it quicker and easier for them to build their own full-fibre networks". Ofcom says that the transition to full-fibre broadband will take a while, so in the meantime it will be working with BT Openreach (the company responsible for the broadband infrastructure) to make sure the existing network works well.
  • Emotional Support Dog Bit Child's Face on Flight

    Emotional Support Dog Bit Child's Face on Flight

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    A passenger on Wednesday's Phoenix-to-Portland, Oregon, flight tweeted that a dog bit a girl as she approached it, and that she screamed and cried. Southwest said the dog's teeth "scraped a child's forehead" and paramedics checked the girl, who appeared to be 6 or 7 years old.
  • Price Target Analysis of Duke Realty Corporation (DRE)

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    Synovus Financial Corp acquired a new position in shares of Duke Realty during the 3rd quarter worth about $212,000. At the moment, the stock is trading for about -8.71% less than its 52-week high. Manning And Napier Ltd Liability Com holds 111,875 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. Georgia-based Vident Invest Advisory Limited Liability Company has invested 0.02% in Realty Income Corporation (NYSE:O).
  • General Mills Moves on $8B Acquisition of Blue Buffalo

    General Mills Moves on $8B Acquisition of Blue Buffalo

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    California Public Employees Retirement System now owns 141,700 shares of the company's stock valued at $3,232,000 after purchasing an additional 3,100 shares during the period. Last year, deals in the food industry totaled $110 billion globally, data compiled by Bloomberg show. The rating was maintained by Oppenheimer with "Buy" on Wednesday, August 2.
  • Analyst EPS Estimates Scan: Washington Real Estate Investment Trust (WRE)

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    Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust (NYSE:PEI) has declined 47.73% since February 22, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Washington Real Estate Investment Trust from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Saturday, January 13th.
  • Chicken to be destroyed following KFC fiasco

    Chicken to be destroyed following KFC fiasco

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    The eye-catching spread features a single image of the iconic chicken bucket, but instead of the usual KFC logo on the side, the bucket in the saucy ad reads "FCK". The Calgary restaurant is even running ads on social media in areas of the United Kingdom most affected by the fried chicken shortage. "And endless thanks to our KFC team members and our franchise partners for working tirelessly to improve the situation".
  • BB&T bank customers locked out of accounts due to technical issue

    BB&T bank customers locked out of accounts due to technical issue

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    BB&T did not state when they expect services to go online. These services include online banking, mobile banking, and BB&T's ATMs. Here is the statement the bank released on Friday. BB&T customers were having trouble accessing their money Thursday night. We've identified the issue & are working to resolve it. Thank you for your continued patience.
  • Sensex surges 200 pts, Nifty above 10400-level

    Sensex surges 200 pts, Nifty above 10400-level

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    Asian shares edged higher on Friday after comments from a Federal Reserve official ebbed concerns that the central bank might raise rates faster-than-expected this year. BSE metal and bankex indexes led the recovery gaining 469 points and 356 points to 15,327 and 28,535 levels respectively. A rebound in recently hit sectors such as pharma and banking also contributed to the gains.
  • ANTH) Up 30% on Analyst Price Target — Anthera Pharma (NASDAQ

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    The brokerage set a "buy" rating and a $10.00 price target on the biopharmaceutical company's stock. (NASDAQ:ANTH) earned "Buy" rating by SunTrust on Wednesday, September 9. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has issued a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company. Therefore 37% are positive.
  • Emergency crews respond to United flight at Austin Straubel

    Emergency crews respond to United flight at Austin Straubel

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    That, says DeSimio, is when he realized something had gone awry. KARE 11 viewer Mike Henderson sent a video showing passengers getting off the plane on the runway. Flight 878 originated in Houston , Texas and was headed for Minneapolis, Minnesota. Paul, but was diverted to Madison because of bad weather conditions.
  • (XOM) Shares Sold by New York State Common Retirement Fund

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    Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. It has outperformed by 3.74% the S&P500. Summit Securities Group Llc decreased its stake in Exxon Mobil Corp (Call) ( XOM ) by 76.42% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Following the sale, the vice president now directly owns 187,663 shares in the company, valued at $15,750,555.59. Jpmorgan Chase & Company increased Rogers Corp (NYSE:ROG) stake by 23,006 shares to 37,006 valued at $4.87M in 2017Q3.
  • YouTube removes Florida shooting conspiracy clip after it becomes top trending video

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    Tampa Bay Times journalist Alex Leary received an email from Benjamin Kelly , an aide for Florida State Representative Shawn Harrison , which accused Hogg and fellow survivor Emma Gonzales of being paid actors. appeared to endorse on Twitter . Since the shooting, Hogg and other student survivors have become vocal advocates for gun control in the United States.