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About 146,470 shares traded. Cordasco Ntwk has invested 2.48% in Microchip Technology Incorporated (NASDAQ: MCHP ). If we checked the overall image of stock during recent quarter then we found that stock performance is trading up 0.00%. sell-side analysts forecast that Microchip Technology Inc. will post 5.13 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. Glaxis Capital Management Llc holds 16.09% of its portfolio in Microchip Technology Incorporated for 117,670 shares.
  • Bank of England calls for cryptocurrency crackdown

    Bank of England calls for cryptocurrency crackdown

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    Meanwhile, in China, officials are cracking down on anyone connected to trading in cryptocurrencies, which has been banned since past year. He said the time had come to " regulate elements of the crypto-asset ecosystem to combat illicit activities".
  • Canadian Outdoor Retailer Drops Products From US Company That Makes Guns

    Canadian Outdoor Retailer Drops Products From US Company That Makes Guns

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    Vista Outdoor brands are widely sold in places such as Costco and Walmart . The price for a lifetime membership is $5 and hasn't changed since 1971. "Thousands of MEC members have contacted us to express their concerns and to ask that we stop selling products made by these brands", wrote David Labistour, CEO.
  • Sicart Associates LLC Grows Stake in Schlumberger Limited. (SLB)

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    Boothbay Fund Management Llc who had been investing in Albemarle Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $10.61 billion market cap company. Finally, Barclays set a $75.00 price target on shares of Schlumberger and gave the stock a "hold" rating in a research report on Tuesday, January 23rd.
  • In the icy grip of the Beast From the East

    In the icy grip of the Beast From the East

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    Authorities have also warned of treacherous conditions on roads and in the Spanish region of Catalonia the public were advised to avoid driving if possible. In Austria, temperatures dropped below minus 20 C on and feel even colder. In Paris, where up to five centimetres of snow was expected overnight, some 50 regional lawmakers were to spend Wednesday night on the streets to protest the "denial of dignity" suffered by those without roofs over their heads.
  • USA plans to sell 210 anti-tank missiles to Ukraine

    USA plans to sell 210 anti-tank missiles to Ukraine

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    Trump administration officials have said the anti-tank missiles are defensive weapons and only pose a risk to an outside aggressor. But lawmakers from both parties have been broadly supportive of selling lethal defensive weapons to Ukraine.
  • Walmart bans gun sales in their stores for those under 21

    Walmart bans gun sales in their stores for those under 21

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    But it could have been. "When we looked at that, we said the systems that are in place across the board just aren't effective enough to keep us from selling a gun like that". Authorities say Sawyer filled out and passed a background check to purchase the 12-gauge shotgun. "The policies that we adhere to are basically the guidelines set forth by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives", Edwards explained.
  • Economic Buzz: Eurozone Inflation Slows In February

    Economic Buzz: Eurozone Inflation Slows In February

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    Inflation in the 19 countries sharing the euro slowed to 1.2 percent from 1.3 percent in January, in line with expectations but far from the ECB's long elusive target of nearly 2 percent. Any lasting return of target-level inflation will be fundamentally dependent on ample monetary support by the ECB, Draghi told MEPs earlier this week.
  • Counting of votes to start at 8

    Counting of votes to start at 8

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    As far as exit polls are concerned, the BJP is expected to dethrone the Left from its citadel - Tripura . Polling to Charilam (st) seat in Tripura was postponed till the 12th of next month due to the death of a candidate. While NPF is likely to get hold of 20-25. BJP is likely to win in the state with NDPP. How many parliamentary constituencies are there in Meghalaya, Tripura and Nagaland? In Meghalaya , the Congress fielded 59 candidates, while the BJP put up nominees in 47 ...
  • Amazon Launches Music Streaming for Prime Customers in India

    Amazon Launches Music Streaming for Prime Customers in India

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    Amazon has unveiled its music streaming service Amazon Music in India, 18 months after launching its popular Prime package in July 2016. This means that you can be able to stream music from the stations which are linke with the service and Amazon is working to deal with other stations as well.
  • Instant Pot recalls over 100000 multicookers

    Instant Pot recalls over 100000 multicookers

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    The company warned of the issue earlier in the week, but issued the recall Thursday. The Instant Pot model can be programmed for roasting, baking, cooking, stewing, slow-cooking or food warming. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers. The fire hazard Double Insight warned consumers about has prompted a recall.
  • This Far Cry 5 Short Film Looks Really Good

    This Far Cry 5 Short Film Looks Really Good

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    Inside Eden's Gate tells the story of three vloggers who go to Montana to unravel the mysteries surrounding a cult of religious zealots, because that makes for #goodcontent. The villainous Joseph Seed will be played by Greg Bryk ( A History of Violence ) in both the film and the game. According to the press release, the original short film Inside Eden's Gate will stream exclusively on Amazon's Prime Video platform starting Monday, March 5.
  • Naig is new Iowa Ag Secretary

    Naig is new Iowa Ag Secretary

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    Ted Cruz in a dispute revolving around the Renewable Fuels Standard. "We'd like to thank the Senate for moving Bill's nomination forward". He added, "While this process has taken longer than expected, I remain as excited as ever to work with Secretary Perdue and the staff at USDA to support our nation's farmers and ranchers".
  • U.S. stocks open slightly higher, Powell testimony awaited

    U.S. stocks open slightly higher, Powell testimony awaited

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    Earlier in the month, the major stock indexes fell almost 10 percent into correction territory on fears of rising inflation and renewed volatility. The U.S. That could weaken stocks, which have been boosted by low rates. "I think it's just a concern about higher interest rates", said Jack Ablin, chief investment officer at Cresset Wealth Advisors.
  • North Korea denies chemical weapons link with Syria

    North Korea denies chemical weapons link with Syria

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    The DPRK is the abbreviation for North Korea's official name, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. Commenting on the reports , US Department of Defense spokesperson Dana White said the United States "had not seen any evidence yet" of the use of chemical weapons by the Syrian Government in Eastern Ghouta.
  • German cities can ban diesel cars, top court rules

    German cities can ban diesel cars, top court rules

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    He noted that the cleanest diesel cars, which meet the so-called Euro-6 standard , wouldn't be affected by driving bans. The Federal Administrative Court in Leipzig announced its verdict at midday in an appeal brought by two German states against lower court rulings that suggested driving bans for particularly dirty diesel cars would be effective and should be considered.
  • Ta-Nehisi Coates is writing 'Captain America' for Marvel Comics

    Ta-Nehisi Coates is writing 'Captain America' for Marvel Comics

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    In his announcement, Coates discussed his lifelong love of comics, the inherent irony at work in Steve Rogers as a character, and why taking on the title scares him, in a good way. Coates went into more detail about why he chose to take on writing Captain America in an essay at The Atlantic . As he says in his commentary, Coates isn't sure if he can make an unbelievable Captain America story, but he sure is ready to try.
  • Nirav Modi fraud: CBI arrests auditor of PNB

    Nirav Modi fraud: CBI arrests auditor of PNB

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    Choksi and companies he controls. The agencies may also try other extradition processes to bring Nirav Modi back to India to join the probe and cooperate in the investigation of one of the biggest bank fraud in the country. "In reply to the CBI's mail, the diamond jeweller showing helplessness said that he can't join the probe as he has some pending business overseas".
  • Hedley going on 'indefinite hiatus' amid sexual misconduct allegations — NewsAlert

    Hedley going on 'indefinite hiatus' amid sexual misconduct allegations — NewsAlert

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    The members of the band explained that the allegation of sexual assault against them are "unsubstantiated" . "I've let down my family, my friends and so many fans". "So I hold onto that because I know what it's like to be accused of something you didn't do". Taking to Twitter , the former Canadian Idol runner-up denied the allegations but admitted to poor conduct with women.
  • USA manufacturing growth accelerates in February

    USA manufacturing growth accelerates in February

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    This is the 18th consecutive month that the index has been in expansion territory. The PMI index however grew at a slower rate, when compared to that in the previous month, the regulator said . The ISM's figures showed a more than five point increase (54.2 to 59.7) in manufacturing employment as new data revealed that manufacturing wages and salaries rose by 4.0 percent from January to December of past year.
  • Italy Manufacturing Growth Eases To 5-Month Low

    Italy Manufacturing Growth Eases To 5-Month Low

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    A reading above 50 signals expansion in the sector, while a reading below that points to contraction. Growth of manufacturing output remained strong in February, despite easing slightly to a three-month low. The findings were largely at odds with a downbeat official factory activity reading on Wednesday, which raised concerns of a sharper-than-expected slowdown in the world's second biggest economy this year.
  • Sensex drops 162 points Nifty slips below 10500

    Sensex drops 162 points Nifty slips below 10500

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    Fresh spell of selling dragged down most of the sectoral indices, led by metal, banking and FMCG, capital goods, power and infrastructure ended in the negative zone, falling up to 1.21 per cent. Major losers in the 30-share index were Hindustan Unilever (2.02%), I C I C I Bank (1.92%), Sun Pharmaceutical Industries (1.75%), Mahindra & Mahindra (1.62%), Axis Bank (1.47%), and Tata Power Company (1.40%).
  • Missouri lawmakers consider charges facing Governor Eric Greitens

    Missouri lawmakers consider charges facing Governor Eric Greitens

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    Washington University law professor Peter Joy said hiring a private firm to help in an investigation is not uncommon when prosecutors are understaffed and under tight deadlines. But some noted that the legislation also had been proposed previous year. They would decide whether or not to recommend articles of impeachment to the full house.
  • Kroger joins Walmart, Dick's, raises minimum age for gun buyers to 21

    Kroger joins Walmart, Dick's, raises minimum age for gun buyers to 21

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    Officials with the supermarket chain Kroger announced Thursday that the company's Fred Meyer locations will stop selling guns to people under the age of 21, according to The Wall Street Journal . Authorities said Cruz, 19, had legally purchased the AR-15-style rifle he allegedly used in the rampage . "Our policies for firearm sales meet or exceed all Federal and State laws where we operate and now follow all government age restrictions".
  • Kohl's Corporation (NASDAQ:KSS) Expected To Report Earnings On Thursday

    Kohl's Corporation (NASDAQ:KSS) Expected To Report Earnings On Thursday

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    Several research analysts recently weighed in on the company. The average estimate of eight analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.77 per share. The firm had revenue of $6.78 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $6.74 billion. The EPS of company is strolling at 3.77.The EPS of KSS is strolling at 3.77, measuring its EPS growth this year at -10%.
  • Twitter wants help measuring its

    Twitter wants help measuring its "health"

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    The company put out a public request for proposals from scientists and research organizations, and vows to fund work to help it measure public health on Twitter. Shared Reality: Are we using the same facts? Ineffective efforts to police that behavior and increase safety for Twitter's 330 million users have driven some users, including prominent ones, from the platform.
  • United Kingdom may run out of gas by Thursday

    United Kingdom may run out of gas by Thursday

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    However, a spokesperson for the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy said a gas deficit was "not triggered because the country is short of gas, but is one of the short-term measures that the National Grid can take to make sure supply meets demand".
  • Now KFC Is Running Out of Gravy, Too

    Now KFC Is Running Out of Gravy, Too

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    Earlier this month, most of the 900 KFC outlets in the United Kingdom and Ireland were forced to close due to a chicken shortage . KFC says about 470 of the fried chicken chain's 900 United Kingdom restaurants closed last week because of a chicken shortage .
  • Drunk man accidentally takes $1600 Uber from West Virginia to New Jersey

    Drunk man accidentally takes $1600 Uber from West Virginia to New Jersey

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    Bachman ordered a Uber ride home - not to his memory - and fell asleep while inside the vehicle. 'I was just like...that's insane why did you agree to take me to New Jersey from West Virginia?' he said to CBS Philly . Each charge, except for the booking fee also was doubled due to surge pricing. Then blacked out after he got into the vehicle. So remember, kids.
  • AAA: Gas Prices Down, Again

    AAA: Gas Prices Down, Again

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    New Hampshire has seen a slide of 1.5 cents to $2.48 per gallon. Massachusetts's price is four cents below the national average of $2.53. Nationally, the average price of gasoline Sunday was $2.25 a gallon, down a penny from seven days earlier, while statewide, the average price of $2.38 a gallon was down by three cents in the same period, according to the auto club.
  • Terps lose to Wisconsin in Big Ten Tournament opener

    Terps lose to Wisconsin in Big Ten Tournament opener

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    The same thing happened in 2005 while the Spartans were a combined 1-2 in the Big Ten tournament in 2009 and 2010, two more Final Four seasons that included a trip to the 2009 national title game in Detroit. Anthony Cowan scored 16. WESTERN CAROLINA 92, THE CITADEL 75: Deriece Parks scored 19 points with eight rebounds and March Gosselin scored 13 with 12 rebounds as Western Carolina beat The Citadel in Cullowhee.
  • People in quake-hit PNG living in fear

    People in quake-hit PNG living in fear

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    Sketchy reports indicated that more than 13 people have been reportedly killed in the Southern Highlands capital Mendi, while another 18 people have also been reportedly killed in the most affected areas of Kutubu and Bosave. Prime Minister Peter O'Neill and a team of ministers visited the affected areas on Tuesday, and an emergency meeting of the PNG cabinet was scheduled for Wednesday, with the government expected to declare a national state of emergency.
  • NZ vehicles at risk of Takata airbags injury

    NZ vehicles at risk of Takata airbags injury

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    Its CEO David Crawford said it needs to "find a mechanism which requires owners of affected vehicles to bring their vehicles into a franchised dealer for the recalled component to be replaced if they do not respond to letters from manufacturers within a reasonable time period, and prevent used imported vehicles from completing import compliance unless those importing vehicles can demonstrate those vehicles have had their recalls completed".
  • Stocks sink after Trump announces plans for steel tariffs

    Stocks sink after Trump announces plans for steel tariffs

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    US shares were set to drift lower, with Dow futures down 0.4 percent and S&P 500 futures 0.3 percent lower. Best Buy jumped around 5 percent after it reported for the fourth quarter, recovering from falls overnight due to the USA consumer electronics retailer's announcement of 250 small mobile phone store closures.
  • Dick's Sporting Goods ends sale of assault-style rifles in stores

    Dick's Sporting Goods ends sale of assault-style rifles in stores

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    MetLife, Hertz and Delta Air Lines and other major USA corporations have already cut ties with the National Rifle Association , and at some political risk. Rodgers says there are many smaller retailers in Vermont and around the country that will continue selling such firearms. Dick's said it will also immediately ban the sale of guns to anyone under 21.
  • U.S. stocks close lower after new Fed chair's testimony

    U.S. stocks close lower after new Fed chair's testimony

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    He used his prepared remarks to strike notes likely to be welcomed by the Republican majority on the panel - including promises of "transparency" and a nod to the monetary policy rules some of them favor. Several policymakers have argued the Fed is due for a broad rethink of its approach to inflation, with a faster pace of rate increases needed to keep rising consumer prices in check.
  • Another company cuts ties with NRA

    Another company cuts ties with NRA

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    Companies that have said they will drop agreements with the NRA now include the insurer MetLife , several auto rental agencies, and credit-card issuer First National Bank . The company did not describe what kind of benefits had been offered to NRA members. The nationwide boycotts took a number of different forms - mainly discontinuing discounts to NRA members .
  • Delta Boycott of NRA May Cost Airline Major Tax Break

    Delta Boycott of NRA May Cost Airline Major Tax Break

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    He threatened to use his position to derail the $38 million-per-year sales tax exemption on jet fuel that would primarily benefit Delta Air Lines , calling it an attack on conservatives. Though the break would benefit several airlines, an estimated $40 million of the $50 million in savings would go to Atlanta-based Delta. And there's another good reason for Casey Cagle and other Georgia candidates and elected officials to oppose tax breaks for Leftwing corporate giants like Delta; the ...
  • Britain hit by 'beast from the east' blizzards

    Britain hit by 'beast from the east' blizzards

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    Police and fire services across the United Kingdom reported having to rescue stranded vehicles and deal with crashes as several more centimetres of snow fell in some parts. As winds picked up overnight, drifting snow caused misery for many motorists. Forecasters said yesterday that the entire east coast, central belt and as far west as Greenock will be hit - while the worst affected areas could see up to 40cm of snow and a wind chill of minus 10C.
  • The Interrent Real Estate Investment Trust (IIP.UN) Upgraded at Scotiabank

    The Interrent Real Estate Investment Trust (IIP.UN) Upgraded at Scotiabank

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    The stock increased or $0 during the last trading session, hitting $. About 797,897 shares traded. Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) has risen 46.45% since March 1, 2017 and is uptrending. Moreover, Renaissance Technology Ltd Llc has 0.01% invested in Investors Real Estate Trust (NYSE:IRET) for 2.06 million shares. California Public Employees Retirement System invested 0.01% in Hillenbrand, Inc.
  • PNB hikes lending rates by 15 bps to 8.30%

    PNB hikes lending rates by 15 bps to 8.30%

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    State Bank of India (SBI ), the country's largest bank, fired the first salvo by increasing its lending rates across all categories of loans, including home and vehicle loans. SBI has also increased two-year and three-year MCLR by 20 bps each to 8.25% and 8.35%, respectively. The overnight MCLR rate has been increased from 7.70 percent to 7.80 percent, while the six-month MCLR has been increased from 7.90 percent to 8.00 percent earlier.