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Taking a Fresh Look at Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT)

About 4.30 million shares traded. It has underperformed by 2.87% the S&P500. Ian Cumming increased its stake in New York Reit Inc (NYRT) by 73.09% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Taking a close look at the activity of the stock of Rent-A-Center, Inc. $66,118 worth of stock was sold by WIDMER KATHY on Tuesday, December 12. (NYSE: WMT ) earned "Market Perform" rating by Telsey Advisory Group on Friday, August 19.

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Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) Rating Lowered to Buy at Vetr Inc

Finally, ValuEngine raised Verizon Communications from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a research report on Friday, December 1st. Among active positions in the latest quarter, 859 holders increased their positions by a total of 138.26 million shares, 1,009 holders decreased the positions by a total of 93.76 million shares, and 147 holders held their positions.

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Tesla INC (Call) (TSLA) Shareholder Peak6 Investments LP Has Lowered Its Stake

About 36,646 shares traded. Tesla, Inc . (NASDAQ: TSLA ) has risen 44.43% since December 27, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 27.73% the S&P500. Horizon Kinetics Limited Company, New York-based fund reported 1,052 shares. Bartlett And Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 0% in Tesla, Inc .

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Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC) Stock Is An All Time High Flier

Ttm Technologies Inc now has $1.60 billion valuation. The results of the trading session contributed to over 2,309,571 shares changing hands. It has outperformed by 125.31% the S&P500. Of those analysts, 10 rate stock as a Strong Buy, 3 rate it as Hold, and just no analyst rates it as a Moderate Sell. Therefore 68% are positive. Aldebaran Fincl reported 1.23% of its portfolio in Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC).

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CVS Health Corp (CVS) is Cortland Associates Inc. MO's 5th Largest Position

Rothschild Investment Corp IL now owns 54,008 shares of the pharmacy operator's stock worth $4,392,000 after buying an additional 10,730 shares during the last quarter. Also, EVP Thomas M. Moriarty sold 20,547 shares of CVS Health stock in a transaction dated Monday, October 2nd. The firm earned "Neutral" rating on Thursday, February 11 by Bank of America.

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Jessica Falkholt and sister Annabelle fighting to life after vehicle crash

She also starred in the Australian film Harmony, a supernatural thriller nearly entirely shot in the Illawarra, which is set for release next year. The family from the Sydney suburb of Ryde had been returning home about 10.45am on Boxing Day when they collided head-on with a 50-year-old male driver while coming off the Princes Highway near Sussex Inlet.

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Lottery: Mega Millions, Powerball more than $600M combined

Mega Millions and Powerball continue to roll this holiday season. The Mega Millions drawing is at 10 tonight, with the PowerBall being drawn about 24 hours later. One ticket sold in MI matched four white balls and the Mega ball while also playing the Megaplier to win $40,000 in the drawing. The state's last Powerball victor came in last December when a winning ticket worth almost $122 million was sold at a Selbyville gas station.

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Comprehensive Stock Analysis Of Enterprise Products Partners LP (EPD)

Enterprise Products Partners L.P. ( NYSE : EPD ) has declined 0.18% since December 25, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 16.88% the S&P500. Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (Enterprise) is a provider of midstream energy services to producers and consumers of natural gas, natural gas liquids (NGLs), crude oil, petrochemicals and refined products in North America.

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Freeport-McMoRan Inc (NYSE:FCX) Sees Significant Decrease in Short Interest

About 16.56 million shares traded. It has underperformed by 9.87% the S&P500. (GE) stake by 14.87% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. GSA Capital Partners LLP bought a new stake in Freeport-McMoRan in the 3rd quarter worth about $303,000. (NYSE: FCX ) or 19,980 shares. BT Investment Management Ltd now owns 8,402,905 shares of the natural resource company's stock worth $118,048,000 after purchasing an additional 507,722 shares during the last quarter.

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Energous shares soar on FCC certification of wireless charger

Energous Corp. shares rallied in the extended session Tuesday after the wireless charging technology company said the Federal Communications Commission certified its transmitter that can charge devices from a distance. While contact-based wireless charging can be handy, the true holy grail is long-range charging - allowing all products to be automatically charged anywhere in a room.

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How Analysts Rated Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) Last Week?

Cullen Capital Management Llc sold 134,635 shares as Kimberly ( KMB)'s stock declined 3.59%. The institutional investor owned 11,057 shares of the company's stock after selling 913 shares during the quarter. Suntrust Robinson maintained Clovis Oncology, Inc. The firm has "Buy" rating by TH Capital given on Wednesday, August 5. (NASDAQ:CLVS) on Monday, January 25 with "Neutral" rating.

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Gas prices in western MA continue to drop

Louis, the average price went up more than 15 cents per gallon over the last week. The national average has gone up 16.6 cents since past year and is down 4.5 cents since last month. While the CT price has gone down, the national average of gasoline has increased. Crude oil inventories on the other hand declined a sizable 6.5 million barrels.

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A partly sunny, breezy and cold Tuesday

Daytime highs for Saturday , New Years Eve and New Years Day will struggle to stay in the 20s, especially on Sunday and Monday . Very cold morning with some wind chills below 0! I would not be surprised to see a single digit reading or two show up.

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Pennsylvania woman stunned by $284 billion electric bill

Mary Horomanski , 58, was told she had to pay the full amount within a year. Horomanski first thought her holiday decorations were responsible for all the extra zeroes. Mark Durbin, a spokesman for Penelec, said a decimal point was probably put in the wrong place. "My eyes just about popped out of my head", Horomanski said.

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Home Prices Jump in October

San Jose had the greatest metro growth, with 1.86 percent monthly appreciation and a more than 17 percent year-over-year home price increase. The 10-city index gained 6% year over year, up from 5.7% in September. Blitzer, says home price growth continues to be fueled by low inventory, which is at a 3.4-month supply, and is now outpacing wage growth. United States home prices kept rising across the country in October, indicating that the housing sector continued steady growth.

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Deutsche Bank Raises T-Mobile US (NASDAQ:TMUS) Price Target to $72.00

Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Company has 1,844 shares. The hedge fund run by Gary Claar held 184,507 shares of the major banks company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $13.42 million, up from 126,653 at the end of the previous reported quarter.

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Oil prices off 2015 highs, but market remains tight

Armed assailants blew up a pipeline pumping crude oil to the port of Es Sider on Tuesday, cutting Libya's output by up to 100,000 barrels per day (bpd), according to military and energy sources. The U.S. Energy Department noted that production in the country has been growing for nearly two months in a row. Under a six-year program to balance the budget, officials predict rising oil prices and output will push income from oil sales to 801.4 billion riyals ($214 billion) from 440 billion riyals ...

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Uber reportedly selling failed leasing business to Fair.com

Uber originally launched Xchange Leasing about three years ago to make vehicles available for drivers who may be wish to join its ride-sharing network, but don't have regular access to a auto. Founded by former TrueCar CEO Scott Painter, and auto industry veterans Georg Bauer (BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Tesla) and Fedor Artiles (Mercedes-Benz, Chrysler, Volkswagen, Tesla) the flexible auto ownership platform lets you lease a vehicle for as long as you like.

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UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH) Stock Rating Lowered by ValuEngine

The stock decreased 0.13% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $45. About 197,082 shares traded. It has underperformed by 47.79% the S&P500. Premier Asset Mgmt Limited Co invested in 53,370 shares. Ig Invest Limited holds 0.04% or 38,900 shares in its portfolio. The consensus recommendation - averaging the work of 22 analysts - of 1.5 for UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH ) points to bullish case.

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Return-a-thon: Biggest day for gift returns today

First, not all return policies are created equal, so make sure you check the company's return policy- including its deadline for returns. Like most retailers, Apple has extended its return window for the holidays. With a gift receipt, you can only exchange or get store credit. "Consider arriving at the store when they open to avoid long return lines and bypass the stores" major crowds on big shopping days like the day after Christmas.

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Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Stake Lifted by Risk Paradigm Group LLC

About 18.21 million shares traded. MSCI Inc. (NYSE:MSCI) has risen 31.33% since December 26, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 45.78% the S&P500. They expect $0.13 earnings per share, up 8.33% or $0.01 from last year's $0.12 per share. The iPhone maker reported $2.07 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.87 by $0.20.

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Holiday Retail Sales Highest in Six Years

This indicated that the holiday-shopping season was off to a strong start. We won't have figures on that until next year. "Overall, this year was a big win for retail", Ms. Despite many closings in recent quarters, sales rose moderately for specialty apparel and department stores. That newfound buoyancy is a relief to retailers-from department-store giants like Macy's Inc.to mall favorites like Gap Inc.

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What's The Story Behind Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT)

Hap Trading Llc who had been investing in Applied Matls Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $53.93 billion market cap company. Mirae Asset Glob Invs Co invested in 0.27% or 282,391 shares. The Invesco Ltd holds 6.66M shares with $865.29M value, down from 6.76 million last quarter.

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Shoppers Flock To Stores Eager To Spend Cash & Gift Cards

Six in ten consumers have gift cards on their Christmas shopping list, according to a survey of 7,349 consumers for the National Retail Federation trade association, and retailers reckon they'll sell more than $27 billion worth this holiday season.

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Musk: Tesla Planning Electric Pickup Truck

Tesla boss Elon Musk went on Twitter to take suggestions for ways to improve his fleet of electric vehicles - and ended up revealing plans for a Tesla pickup. "Have had the core design/engineering elements in my mind for nearly 5 years". And though that car's design hasn't been fully revealed yet, one customer already had a request for it.

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After Christmas, retailers hope new sales will entice shoppers to come back

Tuesday wasn't only about returning unwanted gifts. She "hates shopping", she said, so instead of navigating the stores before the holidays, she bought gift cards for her kids that they can use this week to shop the sales for things they need, like a new suit for her son's internship.

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Drilling Down Into Schlumberger Limited (SLB)

The hedge fund run by Kerr Neilson held 1.55M shares of the oilfield services and equipment company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $108.04 million, up from 990,700 at the end of the previous reported quarter. According to today's trading volume Schlumberger Limited is BELOW its 20-Day Avg. volume with the stock showing BELOW Abnormal volume in the past 150 days.

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Reaffirms "Buy" Rating for Amazon.com, Inc

Griffin Asset Management Inc. bought a new stake in Amazon.com, Inc. It has outperformed by 20.71% the S&P500. Horizon Investment Services Llc decreased its stake in Lowes Cos Inc (LOW) by 10.83% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC.

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Liberty Global PLC (LILA) Receives $27.67 Average Target Price from Brokerages

The stock exchanged hands with 3,015,365 numbers of shares compared to its average daily volume of 1.66M shares. Liberty Global plc (NASDAQ: LBTYA ) has declined 3.90% since December 24, 2016 and is downtrending. Shares for $82,325 were sold by Korman Alan S . FEDERIGHI CRAIG had sold 63,163 shares worth $9.98 million. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and ten have issued a buy rating to the company's stock.

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Murphy Oil Corporation (MUR) EPS Estimated At $

Its down 0.25, from 1.11 in 2017Q2. TRADEMARK VIOLATION NOTICE: "Sterling Capital Management LLC Has $3.49 Million Stake in Anadarko Petroleum Co". The rating was upgraded by Stifel Nicolaus to "Buy" on Thursday, December 1. Iberia Capital Partners maintained Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) rating on Friday, February 12.

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United apologizes to passenger who says US Rep took her seat

Simon has since demanded an apology from the airline. The woman, Jean-Marie Simon, used 140,000 miles on December 3 to buy herself first-class tickets from Washington D.C.to Guatemala and then back to Houston . "I asked for nothing exceptional or out of the ordinary and received nothing exceptional or out of the ordinary", the congresswoman said. 'Jackson Lee gives us all a bad name; it's shameful , ' he reportedly told her.

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Utah takes on West Virginia in the Heart of Dallas Bowl

It will be important for West Virginia to maintain some sort of aggression and not take the shots from Utah's defense. West Virginia then went on to defeat #24Texas Tech and Baylor, before losing to #11 Oklahoma State 50-39. During the season, the Mountaineers scored 36.3 points per game, yet also allowed 31.6 points per game. "They don't want to let them down". If the Utes hope to walk away with a victory, their offense must get going and take advantage of a very lackluster West ...

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Concho Resources Inc. (CXO) Can't Be More Hot. Just Reaches Record High

The oil and natural gas company reported $0.45 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.26 by $0.19. Vaughan David Investments Inc who had been investing in Vanguard Extended Market Etf for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $213.20B market cap company.

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Libyan Pipeline Explosion Pushes Brent Prices Upward

An ongoing outage of the Forties Pipeline System in the North Sea and expectations of supply losses after a blast in Libya helped to punch prices higher. Another factor contributing to the increase in price are the voluntary supply cuts by OPEC. The pipeline, operated by Waha Oil Company, carries crude to the Es Sider terminal.

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Trucks parked in Sydney's CBD to protect Boxing Day shoppers

Best Buy retail locations will open on December 26 at 6AM local time. Popular high street stores have offered large discounts on their items in order to attract up to 34 per cent of the British population, according to analysts. It'll be the biggest spending shopping day ever", Professor Joshua Bamfield, director of the Centre for Retail Research, said. Mintel director of retail research Richard Perks added: "More and more shoppers are leaving it until the last minute".


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