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Takeda ups its offer for Shire

Under British rules, Takeda has until the end of Wednesday to make a firm offer or walk away from Shire , which trades on the London Stock Exchange. Takeda Chief Executive Officer Christophe Weber told a group of analysts at a closed-door meeting April 5 that he intends to maintain Takeda's dividend and investment grade, according to reports .

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Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Shares Sold by Hengehold Capital Management LLC

Day traders need to be able to get in and out of a stock quickly and easily, so they will want to trade stocks with high daily volume - typically 1 million shares at absolute minimum. Wells Fargo maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Friday, January 12 report. Since April 6, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 6 insider sales for $4.38 million activity.

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Apple to Begin Paying Irish Government $16 Billion in Back Taxes

Apple CEO Tim Cook has stated the ruling is "total political crap" which is the technical term a CEO uses when he is faced with forking over 16 billion dollars for something he doesn't agree with. The European appeals process may last up to four years. Apple's general counsel and leading corporate attorney, Bruce Sewell, before the company's initial appeal was even submitted, claimed that Apple had characterized the EU's judgment as a "misunderstanding" about how large corporations like it ...

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IGP: High-powered motorcycle used by killers of Palestinian professor found in Setapak

The sketches distributed to all police stations and border patrols nationwide showed bearded, light-skinned men of European or Middle Eastern heritage, investigators said . "But we will take an optimistic point of view and be confident that we will", Ahmad Zahid said. "They target Palestinians who have certain expertise so that they can quell the possibility of an intifada happening there before it can even begin".

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Weekly AVEVA Group plc (LON:AVV) Ratings

Peel Hunt maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Tuesday, December 5 report. FinnCap maintained Photo-Me International plc (LON:PHTM) on Wednesday, October 25 with "Corporate" rating. It also provides charge capture and pricing solutions, which automate the management of charge and claims data to deliver financial improvement to the well-known provider systems; Trisus Claims Informatics, a retrospective charge capture analytical tool, which identifies high-impact areas of risk for team to ...

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New Home Sales Increase 4 Percent as West Hits 11-Year High

The number of overall existing home sales hit 5.6 million in March. According to the report , properties stayed on the market for 30 days in March, down from 37 days in February and 34 days a year ago. "Although the strong job market and recent tax cuts are boosting the incomes of many households, speedy price growth is squeezing overall affordability in several markets, especially those out West", says Yun.

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Ulster Bank offering emergency cash as funds disappear from customer accounts

Ulster Bank have said that they're urgently investigating an issue which has led to funds disappearing from a number of customers' accounts. The bank said: " We are investigating this issue as a matter of urgency and apologise for any inconvenience caused ".

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Roseville Gas Prices Hold Steady Past Week

The price of oil is about 25% more than past year, as what used to be a global supply glut, is now tightening. Part of the increase comes from a shift to summer fuel which burns cleaner, but costs more to produce. And gas will continue to get more expensive before hitting its traditional annual peak in the next couple weeks, Jenkins said. The average cost for a gallon of gas in the Bradenton-Sarasota area is the priciest it has been in more than three years, and analysts are predicting ...

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EPS for Coca-Cola FEMSA, SAB de CV (KOF) Expected At $0.88

The institutional investor held 1.19 million shares of the technology company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $124.37M, up from 496,355 at the end of the previous reported quarter. KO's profit could reach $1.96 billion if the current EPS of $0.46 is accurate. -10.20 % negative EPS growth is what Wall Street's sees after $0.98 reported EPS last quarter.

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US stocks are mixed and bond yields set four-year highs

Aluminum prices plunged after the US softened its position on sanctions against Russia's United Co. "The 10-year US Treasury yield rose to a within a whisker of 3 percent", Capital Economics economist chief markets John Higgins said in a note on Monday.

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Now Amazon Wants to Invade Your Car, Too

Amazon shares are up 1% premarket. Your vehicle has to be parked within a two-block range of a delivery address, like your home or office, in a publicly accessible space (your apartment's parking garage won't do). The free service is similar to the free keyless in-home delivery, where the delivery person access the recipient's home while they are away to drop off packages.

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SoftBank sets to bag $4 Bn exit from Walmart-Flipkart deal

Walmart's purchase of new equity is likely to value Flipkart at at least $18 billion. Walmart has edged closer to a 1.5 million dollar deal with Flipkart , India's leading e-commerce company, for 12 billion dollars. Flipkart , SoftBank did not immediately respond to requests for comment, while a representative for Walmart in India declined comment. Sachin Bansal and Binny Bansal, former Amazon employees who founded Flipkart in 2007 in Bangalore, are also likely to part sell ...

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Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAS) Falls 8% On Disappointing Q1 Financial Results

The retailer, one of Hasbro's largest customers, filed for bankruptcy in September, had a awful fourth quarter and then announced the liquidation of several divisions, including the US. In the USA and Canada, net revenues dropped by 19 percent to $364.3 million. Hasbro paid $70.8 million in cash dividends in the first quarter further affirming its credential when it comes to the generation of shareholder value.

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English FA sorry for tweet mocking Kane

Both he and fellow England worldwide Smalling stopped to speak to the media after the game, with Kane claiming his performance was not related to a recent ankle injury. Like I say, it's annoying and hard to put your finger on why it keeps happening but we have to find a way around it. It was retweeted over 20,000 times and provoked more jibes aimed at Kane, who has recently returned from an ankle injury.

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Brent oil hits $75.20, highest since November 2014

An oil well pump jack is seen at an oil field supply yard near Denver, Colorado, U.S., February 2, 2015. Ongoing OPEC-led supply cuts are proving the longer-term support. While sufficient USA volumes could be produced to close the gap, a variety of bottlenecks have emerged including lack of investor enthusiasm, limited pipeline capacity and shortages in materials and qualified labor.

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Google parent delivers forecast-beating quarterly results

Alphabet says it earned around $3 billion on its investment in Uber and other startups. For the quarter ending in March, Alphabet turned $31.1 billion in revenue into GAAP profits of $13.33 per share. Alphabet said the number of "paid clicks" on its properties was higher by 8% compared with Q4's level, and rose 59% from a year earlier. The 12-month average price target stands at $1,306, marking a almost 22% upside from where the stock is now trading.

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NXP Semiconductors (NXPI) Short Interest Update

About 734,470 shares traded. Spectra Energy Partners, LP (NYSE:SEP) has declined 22.60% since April 23, 2017 and is downtrending. Terril Brothers Inc decreased Nxp Semiconductors N V ( NXPI ) stake by 30.46% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing.

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PA Resources Council hosting three drug take-back collections

Stockdale. Wisconsin's Attorney General was in our area on Monday, to promote the spring Drug Take Back Day. Harrison County will offer two days of take backs with the first being Saturday, April 21st. Rates of prescription drug abuse in the USA are increasing, as are the number of accidental poisonings and overdoses due to these drugs. Medicines that languish in home cabinets are highly susceptible to theft, misuse and abuse.

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Sears CEO Eddie Lampert wants retailer to dump more key assets

Lampert's offer letter to the company he controls says he's making the bid because the company hasn't been able to find another buyer for the assets in the two years they've been on the market. "As noted in our letter to the Board of Directors, our proposal is part of a comprehensive solution to transform Sears Holdings ", ESL said in a news release.

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Sensex, Nifty end flat; M&M, Sun Pharma top gainers

The 30-share index was trading higher at 34,585.45 at 1100Hrs, reflecting a gain of 119.85 points, or 0.35 per cent. The markets had opened in the red in morning but recovered soon enough as the BSE index extended gains to nearly 250 points, hitting the day-high of 34,663.95.

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Senate Confirms Non-Scientist Jim Bridenstine As NASA Head

Following the swearing in, Bridenstine and Vice President Mike Pence will speak with the three USA astronauts who are aboard the International Space Station (ISS). He now serves on the House Armed Services Committee and the Science, Space and Technology Committee. Vice President Mike Pence and NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine talk with NASA astronauts Andrew Feustel, Scott Tingle and Ricky Arnold on the International Space Station shortly after Bridenstine was sworn in as NASA's new ...

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PUBG Is Getting Its First Big Esports Tournament

Players interested in getting down in the sand should head over to the Xbox Store and download the entry labeled " PUBG Test Server". The XBox team is expecting things to not go smoothly, so they are rewarding players who help them uncover any bugs before the release in May.

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Gasoline prices headed toward four-year highs

AAA the hikes to higher crude oil prices, a drop in worldwide oil supplies, tension in the Middle East, high demand for gas and the annual switch to summer blends. As demand skyrockets, gas prices increased across the country on the week with five states seeing double-digit jumps. The road head at the pump looks quite ominous if that demand number proves common in the coming weeks.

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Blockchain templates unveiled by Amazon Web Services

By creating a blockchain network in an Amazon VPC, users will be freed up to spend more time on their apps and services. More information on the AWS Blockchain Templates can be found here. These templates will let you launch an Ethereum (either public or private) or Hyperledger Fabric (private) network in a matter of minutes and with just a few clicks.

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US Extends Reprieve for Secondary Sanctions Against RUSAL

The United States on Monday opened the door to sanctions relief for Russian aluminum producer United Company Rusal Plc 0486.HK, saying it was considering a company bid to avoid USA sanctions and would weigh the impact on American allies and partners.

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Trump blasts OPEC, accusing the oil cartel of 'artificially' raising prices

OPEC, the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, is a group of 14 nations that seeks to coordinate oil production and greatly influence oil prices. In reaction to the statement made by Trump, Iraqi Oil Minister Jabar al-Luaibi said that oil prices are "not very high". "Looks like OPEC is at it again", the president tweeted.

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Boohoo.com (BOO) Given Buy Rating at Deutsche Bank

Sold All: 10 Reduced: 45 Increased: 47 New Position: 31. Among 29 analysts covering Next PLC ( LON:NXT ), 6 have Buy rating, 11 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. VEC underperformed by 11.55% the S&P500. Tower Ltd Llc (Trc) has 0% invested in iStar Inc. (NASDAQ:PRFT) to report earnings on May, 1 before the open.

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12-Year-Old Kid Swipes Mom's Credit Card for Bali Vacation

Sounds like a tall order, but this kid had it all figured out. He then sat in the waiting area for his flight to Perth, which he would then take to Indonesia . He was living the dream and spending thousands of dollars of his parents' money in the process. They were anxious sick, and police had no leads, but the boy ended up giving up his location by sharing some photos and videos of his Bali exploits on social media, which allowed authorities to track him down.

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Antero Resources (AR) Earns Daily Coverage Optimism Score of 0.18

The stock decreased 1.64% or $0.25 during the last trading session, reaching $15. ValuEngine cut shares of Antero Resources from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a report on Friday, February 2nd. The rating was downgraded by Buckingham Research to "Neutral" on Monday, October 17. In Friday, January 19 report Robert W. Baird maintained it with "Buy" rating and $43.0 target.

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Man tasered on Miami-Chicago flight after reportedly groping passenger

When flight attendants asked Garcia to get off the plane, he refused. An American Airlines flight scheduled to depart from Miami International Airport on Sunday night was delayed when Miami-Dade police officers had to board the plane and tase a man who allegedly assaulted a female passenger.

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The Stars Group Announces $4.7bn Acquisition of Sky Bet

The deal should be completed in the third quarter of 2018. The cash portion of the acquisition fronted by TSG is for $3.6 billion, with the remainder of the purchase price coming from $1.1 billion in newly-minted TSG stock. Canaccord's Davies says the betting company, which gets more than 80 per cent of its revenue from mobile devices, "has performed spectacularly" despite concerns of a tighter regulatory environment in the United Kingdom.

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Draymond Green reacts hilariously to question about Manu Ginobili's future

The Spurs built the lead to as many as 17 points in the first half. San Antonio made 15 3-pointers, one shy of their playoff high as a team. But if they let the Spurs steal the next encounter in Oakland it will lengthen the series and could have an impact heading into the next series with the New Orleans Pelicans , the team who pulled off a shocking sweep of the third seeded Portland Trailblazers.

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Korean Air headquarters raided into '# 039 & nut Anger; sister

Korean Air Lines stocks dropped just as far as 4.1 percentage whilst budget airline affiliate Jin Air, where Cho is an executive vice president, dropped 5.3 percent. She forced a plane back to the boarding gate at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport because she was upset with the way her nuts were served - in an unopened bag instead of on a plate.

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Wynn Resorts (WYNN) Short Interest Down 27.4% in March

She is a three-time CEO, serial entrepreneur and founder of Baja Corporation, an independent venture capital firm focused on technology, renewable energy and healthcare, which made early investments in companies such as Yahoo, eBay and Selectica.

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Volkswagen unveils electric Pikes Peak contender

However, Volkswagen says roughly 20% of the electric energy required is generated when traversing the near-20 km route, specifically during braking. The low slung prototype is fitted with lithium-ion batteries developed by Volkswagen's newly established battery plant in Braunschweig, Germany. As with the twin-engine Golf that took on the Pikes Peak challenge in 1985, 1986 and 1987, the engineers have opted for a solution with two power units.


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