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Job gains were led by leisure and hospitality and retail as consumer spending kicked up, ADP said. "With government spending increases and tax cuts, growth is set to accelerate". Small business hiring has fluctuated for more than a year, and hasn't always kept pace with strong gains at larger businesses. January's private sector payroll number was revised upward to 244,000 from the initial report of 234,000.
  • How Does The Walt Disney Company (DIS) Stack Up Right Now?

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    This works out to a net increase in ownership of 1.77 million shares, and suggests that institutions are feeling bullish about the stock. Trading volume for The Walt Disney Company was 6.05 Million in its previous trading session. A number of equities analysts recently issued reports on DIS shares. Kcm Advsr Ltd Liability Co reported 152,853 shares. Bremer Trust Natl Association invested in 0.26% or 9,333 shares.
  • BidaskClub Upgrades Lam Research (LRCX) to Buy

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    Carret Asset Management Llc increased Lam Research Corp Com ( LRCX ) stake by 56.45% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Schroder Investment Management Group now owns 703,625 shares of the semiconductor company's stock valued at $127,933,000 after purchasing an additional 682,612 shares during the last quarter.
  • A New Look! Bugatti Updates The Chiron For 2019

    A New Look! Bugatti Updates The Chiron For 2019

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    The rear-axle differential has been "optimised" for sharper handling, there's a new Dynamic Torque Vectoring function capable of actively shuffling grunt from side-to-side to "improve the steering behaviour and agility" of the Chiron . Even the windscreen wipers are carbon fibre , something Bugatti says it is the first top do on a production vehicle. These include the stabiliser, intercooler cover and yes, even the freaking windscreen wipers.
  • The Newell Brands (NWL) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Royal Bank of Canada

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    First Allied Advisory stated it has 0.01% in Newell Brands Inc. The stock increased 1.43% or $0.38 during the last trading session, reaching $26.97. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Thursday, July 6 with "Buy". The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Outperform" on Monday, August 3.
  • Vipshop (VIPS) Rating Reiterated by Benchmark

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    The number of shares traders wanted to buy or sell VIPS was around 7.79 million shares compared with the full-day average over the past 30 days of 12.76 million shares. The stock of Vipshop Holdings Limited (NYSE:VIPS) earned "Underweight" rating by Morgan Stanley on Thursday, December 17. Resources Investment Advisors Inc.
  • Shares in Starbucks Co. (SBUX) Acquired by QUANTRES ASSET MANAGEMENT Ltd

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    About 7.02M shares traded. Cenovus Energy Inc. (NYSE:CVE) has declined 34.01% since March 6, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 18.09% the S&P500. Smead Cap Mgmt Inc holds 368,725 shares or 0.94% of its portfolio. The Company's Driveline division offers constant velocity jointed systems, such as CV joints and sideshafts; all-wheel drive systems comprising propshafts, couplings, power transfer units, rear drive modules, and differentials and torque management technologies; ...
  • Coca-Cola to produce its first-ever alcoholic drink

    Coca-Cola to produce its first-ever alcoholic drink

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    About 10.01 million shares traded. The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) reported its EPS in the last quarter as $0.39/Share lagging the analyst estimate of $0.39/Share by a difference of $0. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.64, a current ratio of 1.34 and a quick ratio of 1.25. $719,250 worth of stock was sold by LONG ROBERT EDWARD on Wednesday, January 24.
  • Sweeney: Tax companies that got federal windfall to fund schools

    Sweeney: Tax companies that got federal windfall to fund schools

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    But it's not quite that simple. Sweeney, D-Gloucester, said he's not anxious that having the nation's highest corporate tax rate, tied with Iowa at 12 percent, would worsen New Jersey's business climate. The idea calls for reallocating $127 million from districts that get more aid than their current enrollment would provide to districts that are considered underfunded.
  • Dyson will now only make cordless vacuum cleaners

    Dyson will now only make cordless vacuum cleaners

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    The digital motor V10 is Dyson's fastest to date, requiring its engineers to develop new fully-automated manufacturing processes in its Singapore and Philippines-based factories to create it. Together, these form a linear airflow path from front to end, which ends up boosting suction power while also reducing noise. It also allows a "point and shoot" bin emptying mechanism for ease of use.
  • Pentagon using Google's TensorFlow APIs to analyze drone footage

    Pentagon using Google's TensorFlow APIs to analyze drone footage

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    The DoD's press release only noted that it was "working with industry" on the project and did not name any particular company. It seems that Google , however, has made no such distinction. For example, ProPublica reported in 2016 that an algorithm used to predict the likelihood of recidivism among inmates routinely exhibited racial bias.
  • (INTC) Position Boosted by Captrust Financial Advisors

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    Intel (NASDAQ: INTC ) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, January 25th. It has outperformed by 2.77% the S&P500.The move comes after 6 months positive chart setup for the $238.52 billion company. The stock of Intel Corporation (NASDAQ: INTC ) has "Hold" rating given on Monday, March 13 by Jefferies. Boston Common Asset Mngmt Limited Liability Company invested 0.05% in Intel Corporation (NASDAQ: INTC ).
  • OPEC's Venezuela Dilemma and US Energy Policy

    OPEC's Venezuela Dilemma and US Energy Policy

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    Given their shared expectations of rising global demand and continued production declines from aging fields, Barkindo and Birol both emphasized the need for more upstream investment from regions outside the USA to maintain market stability in the 2020s.
  • Are Analysts Bullish about Applied Optoelectronics, Inc

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    Applied Optoelectronics ( NASDAQ AAOI ) opened at $27.45 on Monday. It has outperformed by 605.35% the S&P500. (NASDAQ:AAOI). Cypress Cap Management Lc (Wy) holds 20,770 shares or 1.59% of its portfolio. Loop Capital started coverage on shares of Applied Optoelectronics in a research note on Monday, January 29th. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with "Buy" rating and $225.0 target in Wednesday, November 15 report.
  • Trump quips about low Oscars ratings

    Trump quips about low Oscars ratings

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    She closed off her speech with two words; " inclusion rider ". When Frances McDormand won the Best Supporting Actress honor for " Three Billboards Outside of Ebbings, Missouri", she asked all of the female Oscar nominees to stand and be recognized for their importance while men still fail to treat women with the same respect as men in the industry.
  • Trump's tariff plan faces Republican opposition

    Trump's tariff plan faces Republican opposition

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    Despite the pressure, Trump and the administration have stood firm in public comments. America's trade deficit with China hit $375.2 billion in 2017, equivalent to two-thirds of the country's total trade deficit of $566 billion. He said neither Canada nor Mexico will want to be seen as giving in to USA pressure. Canada is the United States' No. 1 foreign supplier of both steel and aluminum.
  • South Africa economy up 1.3% in 2017

    South Africa economy up 1.3% in 2017

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    South Africa's economy grew by a better-than-expected 1.3 percent in 2017, driven by agriculture and finance, Stats SA said on Tuesday, beating forecast growth of 1 percent. The trade, catering and accommodation industry grew 4.8% and contributed 0.6 of a percentage point. The release added, "Household final consumption expenditure increased by 3,6% in the fourth quarter, contributing 2,2 percentage points to total growth".
  • GO is an electric driverless ride-share vehicle by Renault

    GO is an electric driverless ride-share vehicle by Renault

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    Renault believes vehicle-service integration combined with connection to city infrastructure - leveraging sensors, data analytics, connected services, multimodal systems and more - will be a key characteristic of successful mobility solutions and smart cities of the future.
  • Tata Motors E-VISION Sedan Concept Unveiled; H5X And 45X Showcased

    Tata Motors E-VISION Sedan Concept Unveiled; H5X And 45X Showcased

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    It's had a few hybrids, including the Audi A3 and Q7 e-trons , but it's never had a pure BEV (Battery Electric Vehicle). Up until the Audi e-tron is officially launched at the end of the year, the SUV will complete test drives on four continents, including Africa, as part of a wide-ranging testing procedure.
  • Uber self-driving trucks taking shipments in Arizona

    Uber self-driving trucks taking shipments in Arizona

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    The employment gap continues to grow even as freight volume dramatically expands. "That is beyond the window of what we're looking at", said Mr. Woodrow. And in a video released Tuesday, Uber showcases a truck driver from Los Angeles who drops off a load in Topock, Ariz. that is picked up by a self-driving auto.
  • Ripple's XRP Token Takes a Hit as Coinbase Denies New Asset Rumours

    Ripple's XRP Token Takes a Hit as Coinbase Denies New Asset Rumours

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    When Coinbase will add new cryptocurrencies, and Hirji did confirm it would do this with time, the latter will get automatically listed in the fund. Now it is listed in sixth place against market leaders Bitcoin, its offshoot Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin, Ripple and Ethereum itself. Coinbase Chief Executive Officer Brian Armstrong said at the time that the company would investigate an increase in the price of bitcoin cash in the hours before its December 19 announcement and that any employee or ...
  • Target Corporation (NASDAQ:TGT) To Release Earnings

    Target Corporation (NASDAQ:TGT) To Release Earnings

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    OLD National Bancorp IN's holdings in Target were worth $5,939,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Heritage Trust Co now owns 1,771 shares of the retailer's stock valued at $105,000 after purchasing an additional 1,000 shares in the last quarter.
  • House bill 'recalibration' of banking law

    House bill 'recalibration' of banking law

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    Several Democratic lawmakers facing tough re-election races this year have broken ranks with Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of NY and Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren , D-Mass., pledges to deliver a series of speeches in opposition. Dodd-Frank also subjected banks with more than $50 billion in consolidated assets to stricter scrutiny by regulators, requiring annual "stress tests" and "living wills" in order to prevent widespread disruption in case a bank fails.
  • Gary Cohn Resigning From White House Post

    Gary Cohn Resigning From White House Post

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    For weeks after that rebuke, Trump privately fumed about Cohn to advisers inside and outside the White House, with sources signaling that Cohn was only remaining on because of his critical role on tax reform. Previously, Cohn has come close to quitting. The increasing likelihood of the United States tariffs and a global trade war becoming reality saw U.S.
  • Lego sales dip for first time in 13-years

    Lego sales dip for first time in 13-years

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    Lego's revenue fell by 7.7 per cent from a year earlier, to 35 billion kroner (S$7.66 billion), weighing down net profit which plunged by 17.2 per cent to 7.8 billion kroner from 9.4 billion kroner a year earlier. Lego tried to replicate the strategy in 2017 with offerings tied to "The Lego Batman Movie" and "The Lego Ninjago Movie". The company announced 1400 job losses last September as part of a drive to "stabalise" the company following the decline.
  • Target's investments pay off as profit soars 35%

    Target's investments pay off as profit soars 35%

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    Amazon's acquisition of Whole Foods Market past year is also raising the stakes in the grocery business. Target pledged last year to invest more than $7 billion in modernization efforts over the next three years. That compares with $817 million, or $1.45 per share, in the year-ago period. The big-box chain forecast adjusted earnings of $1.25 to $1.45 per share for the first quarter, with the average analyst estimate at $1.40 per share.
  • Long Term Trend - Comcast Corporation (CMCSA)

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    It has underperformed by 8.34% the S&P500. Veritas Investment Management Llp increased its stake in Comcast Corp Com Usd0.01 Cl A (CMCSA) by 6.78% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. It also increased its holding in Hewlett Packard Enterprise C Com by 67,300 shares in the quarter, for a total of 147,450 shares, and has risen its stake in Actuant Corp Cl A New (NYSE:ATU).
  • McDonald's swapping frozen burgers for fresh beef

    McDonald's swapping frozen burgers for fresh beef

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    Fans of Big Macs and regular hamburgers and cheeseburgers will still get the frozen stuff for now. As part of its turnaround efforts in recent years, McDonald's has tweaked pricing and added to its menu. Freshly prepared on a fresh beef quarter-pound burger or your choice of chicken (Buttermilk Crispy Chicken or Artisan Grilled Chicken) on a toasted Artisan Roll.
  • Powerful DDoS Attack Sets New Record at 1.7 Tbps

    Powerful DDoS Attack Sets New Record at 1.7 Tbps

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    The attack was reported by Netscout Arbor and came just four short days after the March 1 report of the then largest DDoS attack at 1.35 Tbps against GitHub . "The top source country was the United States at almost 50 percent of the traffic at peak", he said . According to DDoS protection outfit Arbor Networks, that United States service provider survived an attack that reached an unprecedented 1.7Tbps.
  • Cleveland Hopkins 'most improved' airport in North America, survey says

    Cleveland Hopkins 'most improved' airport in North America, survey says

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    As part of the ACI's worldwide programme, passengers were surveyed across global airports for their feedback on 34 key performance indicators including airport access, check-in, security screening, restrooms, stores and restaurants. Growing by over 20 per cent in the last four years, the passenger throughput at the airport was all set to reach 18MPPA by end of current financial year, Kishore explained.
  • PNB scam: ICICI's Chanda Kochhar, Axis Bank's Shikha Sharma to be questioned

    PNB scam: ICICI's Chanda Kochhar, Axis Bank's Shikha Sharma to be questioned

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    BSE has sought clarification from ICICI Bank and Axis Bank with respect to the news, but both the banks have not responded yet. Requests to furnish information on Gitanjali Group have been sent to these banks in the names of the chief executives -ICICI Bank's Chanda Kochhar and Axis Bank's Shikha Sharma, sources close to the development said.
  • Qualcomm requests security review of Broadcom bid By

    Qualcomm requests security review of Broadcom bid By

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    The government committee, which reviews foreign acquisitions of USA assets with an eye toward national-security interests, is led by the Treasury Department and includes officials from the departments of Justice, Defense, Homeland Security and Energy.
  • What Analysts Have to Say About Arbor Realty Trust (ABR)?

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    About 465,673 shares traded or 21.97% up from the average. Zooming in closer, company stock has been -13.70% for the quarter, -7.38% over the past month, and -1.89% over the past week. Federal Realty Investment Trust has a 1 year low of $106.41 and a 1 year high of $138.12. Credit Suisse maintained Digital Realty Trust, Inc. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Tuesday, September 5 with "Buy".
  • Zacks Investment Research Downgrades PennyMac Mortgage Investment Trust (NYSE:PMT) to Sell

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    The stock increased 0.74% or $0.23 during the last trading session, reaching $31.24. Douglas Armer, Treasurer - Managing Director of Blackstone Mortgage Trust Inc is the insider, we want to inform you about. Hendry sold 960 shares of the business's stock in a transaction dated Monday, February 26th. Therefore 24% are positive. Blackstone Mortgage Trust Inc had 19 analyst reports since January 26, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel.
  • YSRCP, TDP leaders protest for special status of Andhra Pradesh

    YSRCP, TDP leaders protest for special status of Andhra Pradesh

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    Addressing Telugu Desam Legislative Party meeting here, Naidu said the party was asking for the fulfillment of mainly 19 issue highlighted in the Reorganisation Act, including special status. The MPs said they have raised the demand for Special Category Status because the Centre failed to implement the special assistance measures it announced in September 2016 in lieu of granting special status.
  • Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) Given Consensus Recommendation of

    Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" by Analysts

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    Shelton Capital Management who had been investing in Amazon Com Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $737.59 billion market cap company. Amazon.com's revenue for the quarter was up 38.2% compared to the same quarter last year. research analysts anticipate that Amazon.com, Inc. will post 8.49 EPS for the current fiscal year.
  • Only 13 NRA Members Used Discount Delta Withdrew

    Only 13 NRA Members Used Discount Delta Withdrew

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    Politicians stripped out the provision after the Atlanta-based carrier eliminated a discount for NRA members attending the group's annual meeting. That translates into each discount costing the airline about $3 million in tax breaks. The NRA and conservatives in the Georgia legislature argued the change represented punishment for people who cherish the 2nd Amendment. Bastian said it was in response to "controversial statements" following the killings at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, ...