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Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) Posts Earnings Results, Hits Expectations

The third quarter earnings season is now here, and first out of the gate is Verizon . It turned negative, as 90 investors sold VZ shares while 700 reduced holdings. Oppenheimer maintained the shares of C in report on Thursday, July 20 with "Buy" rating. Citigroup Inc. had 100 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel.

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Storm Brian: 80mph winds, traffic delays and blackouts expected

Met Eireann has issued a heavy rain warning for tomorrow, with a risk of local flooding. The storm is also due to hit the United Kingdom where weather warnings are also in place. At the moment, we don't expect the same level of impacts for the UK. Hurricane Ophelia has come and gone and Storm Brian could be heading our way this weekend - but before that hits we'll have to deal with yet more extreme weather.

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Shares in Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE) Acquired by BlueCrest Capital Management Ltd

The shares were sold at an average price of $149.38, for a total value of $1,867,250.00. It was reported on Oct, 19 by Barchart.com . The company had gained about 63 percent this year. Pivotal Research maintained Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ: ADBE ) rating on Wednesday, September 21. Gilead Sciences stock is up 1.7% to trade at $81.40, after the U.S.

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Amazon's Jeff Bezos just opened a massive wind farm in Texas

Inc. and Lincoln Clean Energy have launched a 253-megawatt wind farm in Texas. Amazon aims to eventually power its entire global infrastructure using 100 percent renewable energy . Apple, meanwhile, already powers all of its data centers through renewable energy sources. The Amazon Wind Farm Texas is among 18 others across the U.S., and the online retailer has another 35 in planning stages.

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Beshear's settlement with GM yields $1.3 million

GM issued seven recalls related to the issue in 2014, but state investigators charged the company knew as early as 2004 that the defective ignition switch posed a safety threat. "The states alleged that these actions were deceptive and that the automaker's actions violated state consumer protection laws", Herring's office said in a news release .

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Air Berlin Flight Aborts Landing With Unusual Maneuver

It returned back on the runway after making low pass around the control tower, which is not normal for a pilot to do if there is no immediate crisis either at the airport or something wrong with the mechanics of the flight. An Air Berlin pilot who carried out a scary-looking "last flight" stunt is being investigated, it's been reported. According to the Local , the Air Berlin is fully cooperating with the investigation launched into the incident by the federal aviation authority.

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China Sept industrial output, retail sales beat expectations, investment growth slows

The ease in growth is mostly due to a cooling in property and infrastructure investment. Analysts and global economic bodies such as the International Monetary Fund warn Beijing is still too reliant on debt-fuelled stimulus to meet fixed growth targets.

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Nissan to suspend new auto shipment in Japan over renewed inspection scandal

Vehicles exported from Japan aren't involved in the recall as the certificate is a Japan-specific requirement by the ministry, Nissan has said. Despite Nissan's corrective measures, the investigative team found that in three of Nissan's production plants, unauthorised technicians conducted certain parts of the final inspection process without the proper qualifications required.

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US Jobless Claims Fall to 44-Year Low After Hurricane Disruptions

The economy shed 33,000 jobs last month - the first monthly loss in almost seven years - after Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria lashed the South as well as Puerto Rico and the Carribean, leaving more than 100,000 restaurant workers without jobs.

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The FBI has started probing United States links to Guptas, according to reports

There has been no comment from Gupta spokesman, Gary Naidoo. It's being reported that the FBI is investigating cash flows between South African Gupta-owned companies, Dubai and a company owned by Ashish and Amol in the United States. Spokespeople for HSBC and Standard Chartered declined to comment. It has emerged the HSBC and Standard Chartered banks may have "inadvertently been conduits for laundered money" between the Gupta family and South Africa's president.

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Unilever sales dragged down by USA natural disasters

Consumer goods giant Unilever plc (UN, ULVR.L, UL) reported Thursday that its third-quarter turnover declined 1.6 percent from a year ago to 13.2 billion euros. The Anglo-Dutch group, which is behind Dove, Marmite and Ben & Jerry's ice cream, posted a 2.6 per cent increase in underlying sales for the period to £11.8bn, below expectations and down from 3 per cent in the first half of the year.

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Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) Updated Broker Ratings

It has outperformed by 0.72% the S&P500. Gwm Advisors LLC controls 23,835 shares valued at $1,149,564,000. Koshinski Asset Management, Inc. now holds 8,124 shares with a value of $394,886,000. (NYSE:BKS). Manufacturers Life Insurance The reported 48,775 shares. Corporate insiders own 0.76% of the company's stock. (NYSE:PX) for 41,682 shares.

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Priyank returns to the house with advice from sallu

The other is the Youtube sensation Dhinchak Pooja , who rose to fame with music videos including "Selfie Mein Ne Le Li Aaj". The show is famous because of the Bigg Boss host Salman Khan and the entertainment provided by the contestants.

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Were Analysts Bearish Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE:COG) This Week?

The institutional investor owned 280,491 shares of the oil and gas exploration company's stock after selling 1,610,548 shares during the quarter. Cabot Oil & Gas Corp now has $11.85 billion valuation. Vanguard stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Goldfield Corp (NYSEAMERICAN:GV). Moody State Bank Tru Division owns 14,475 shares. Brown Brothers Harriman Co reported 2,376 shares.

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Harley-Davidson, Inc. (HOG) Posts Quarterly Earnings Results, Meets Expectations

The company maintains price to book ratio of 0.42. The stock's 50 day moving average is $47.64 and its 200 day moving average is $51.92. The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, September 22nd. Institutional investors own 91.05% of the company's stock. The firm's revenue was down 11.9% compared to the same quarter a year ago. Annex Advisory Services LLC grew its holdings in shares of Harley-Davidson by 2.5% during the 2nd quarter.

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Morgan Stanley Initiates Coverage on Oasis Midstream Partners LP (OMP)

It closed at $73.87 lastly. It has underperformed by 9.99% the S&P500. The Firm owns, operates, develops and acquires natural gas gathering and other midstream energy assets to service CONSOL's and Noble Energy's production in the Marcellus Shale in Pennsylvania and West Virginia.

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International Business Machines Corp.'s (IBM) 3Q:17 Earnings At First Glance

The larger the percentage, the better it is At the moment, International Business Machines Corporation Return on Assets is 9.70%. IBM's quarterly reports proved to overtake most of the analysts' expectations and were way up and the sales growth were also booming.

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Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) showed P/E ratio

The other 11, though not evenly; between analysts who think you should buy Express Scripts Holding Company versus those who think you should sell it. ESRX traded on a high for the day of 57.36 with a corresponding low of 56.62.The day's high marked a slight increase on the previous day's close which saw ESRX finish the day's trading at 56.62.

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Does The Data Supplment The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) Movement?

State Street Corp now owns 67,739,871 shares of the entertainment giant's stock worth $7,681,023,000 after acquiring an additional 456,053 shares during the last quarter. Vornado Rlty Tr (NYSE:VNO) was reduced too. Bancorporation Of America Corporation De has 7,276 shares. Reynders Mcveigh Capital Mngmt Limited Co reported 198,771 shares stake.

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McDonald's introduces mobile phone lockers to encourage family bonding during meal times

In a survey conducted by McDonald's last month, 98 percent of parents and 91 percent of kids were found to be distracted by their smartphones when together. The feature will be available as an option at the self-ordering kiosk, it said. The lack of take-up is even more unsurprising given that when surveyed, 69 per cent of adults and 72 per cent of children admitted to using their phones while eating a meal.

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ASOS plc (ASC) Receives "Buy" Rating from Liberum Capital

The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital on Monday, May 23 with "Equal Weight". As per Thursday, January 14, the company rating was maintained by Numis Securities. The CA-NA segment offers air-to-ground (ATG) and satellite connectivity and entertainment services to commercial aircraft flying routes generally within North America.

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Ford recalls 1.3M F-150, Super Duty trucks in North America

The automaker says it's not aware of any accidents or injuries related to the issue at this time. In March, Ford said it would spend $295 million to recall 211,000 vehicles in North America to replace potentially faulty side door latches and 230,000 vehicles for under-hood fire risks.

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$2.38 EPS Expected for Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (USA) (CP)

Shares of Canadian Pacific Railway Limited are presently 27.02% off the 52 week low. Morgan Stanley raised their price target on shares of Canadian Pacific Railway Limited from $214.00 to $225.00 and gave the stock an "overweight" rating in a research report on Wednesday.

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Analyst Recommendations And Revisions: Discovery Communications, Inc. (DISCK)

Brokerage houses, on average, are recommending investors to hold Plug Power Inc. Its shares have trimmed -38.14% since hitting a peak level of $29.18 on April 24, 2017. have a median target of $26, with a high estimate of $36 and a low estimate of $18. The legal version of this story can be read at https://www.dispatchtribunal.com/2017/10/18/northern-trust-corp-has-48-87-million-stake-in-discovery-communications-inc-disca.html.

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World's First Floating Wind Farm Finally Starts Production In Scotland

This will help steady the flow of power generated by the wind farm. Supporters hope it will mark the start of a new era of offshore wind power, allowing developers to deploy turbines in deeper water where the wind is stronger and capable of delivering higher yields.

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Federal Bank net profit at Rs. 264 cr

On NSE , shares of the company tanked 9.48 per cent to close at Rs 464.50. On a quarter-on-quarter basis the private lender's net profit plunged 67 percent from Rs 1,306 crore in the quarter ended June, the company said in a filing on the BSE .

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United Kingdom unemployment remains at 42-year low, as wages stagnate

Bonuses held steady at 2.1%, marginally above the 2% forecast. In total, there are 32.1 million people at work in the United Kingdom, according to the figures, 94,000 more than in the March to May period. The employment rate, which measures the proportion of people aged 16-64 in work, hit 75.1% - up from 74.5% in the previous year. "On the other hand, total earnings in cash terms grew slower than prices over the a year ago, meaning the real value continues to fall".

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Trump hails Greece's economic revival at White House meeting

Greece has been the recipient of three bailout deals since 2010. Trump, joining with Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, said Greece had "gone through a lot" during its extended period of economic hardships but vowed that the USA would remain steadfast as the country executes its debt-relief plan.

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BHP Billiton Limited (NYSE:BHP) Shares Bought by HighTower Advisors LLC

Finally, Argus reduced their target price on BHP Billiton Limited from $46.00 to $34.00 and set a "buy" rating on the stock in a report on Tuesday, June 27th. The legal version of this article can be viewed at https://www.dispatchtribunal.com/2017/10/17/bhp-billiton-limited-bhp-holdings-increased-by-hightower-advisors-llc.html.

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Unbiased Equity Research: Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK), AK Steel Holding Corporation (AKS)

Chesapeake Energy Corporation has a 1-year low of $3.55 and a 1-year high of $8.20. The stock price hovered in an intraday range of $3.82- $3.95. About 503 shares traded. 5,038 were reported by Burke & Herbert Natl Bank &. Tci Wealth Advisors Inc holds 0% or 1,631 shares in its portfolio. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.97 in Q2 2017.

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Advisory Services Network LLC Acquires 2380 Shares of Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE)

Morgan Stanley grew its holdings in shares of Adobe Systems by 52.2% during the 1st quarter. It has outperformed by 25.59% the S&P500. Short traders are feeling a little more bullish on the company recently as inferred by the decrease in short interest.

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United Kingdom inflation hits five-year high of 3%

The Consumer Prices Index 12-month inflation rate in the United Kingdom was 2.8 percent in September, the highest rate since March 2012 and 0.1 percentage point more than in August this year, the UK Office for National Statistics (ONS) said Tuesday.

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Regulators hit Rio with £28m fine and fraud charge

The second acquisition was also unsuccessful as it was based on the incorrect assumption that Rio Tinto could inexpensively mine, transport, and sell large quantities of high-quality coal , chiefly using barges for shipping. The SEC has alleged in a civil complaint filed in the United States District Court for the Southern District of NY that Rio Tinto committed fraud by not accurately disclosing the value of Rio Tinto Coal Mozambique or RTCM and not impairing it when Rio Tinto ...

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Missouri court's ruling voids award in talc-powder suit

Johnson & Johnson is facing more than 5,500 talc claims in state and federal courts in the US, including more than 1,000 in St. Louis. The Missouri cases, which have largely been brought by out-of-state plaintiffs, have faced jurisdictional questions after the Supreme Court issued a ruling in June that limited where personal injury lawsuits could be filed.

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How Insiders and Institutions are Trading Colgate-Palmolive Company (CL)

For CL, the company now has $1.24 Billion of cash on the books, which is offset by $13 Million current liabilities. The stock declined 0.04% or $0.03 reaching $75.96 on the news. Swiss National Bank lifted its holdings in shares of Colgate-Palmolive by 22.2% during the 1st quarter. The counter witnessed a trading volume of 2.23 million shares versus an average volume of 2.99 million shares during last trading session.


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