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Bed, Bath & Beyond cutting back on coupons

In the matter of earnings surprises, it can have a huge impact on a company's stock price. On the company's financial health, Bed Bath & Beyond reported $1.11 EPS for the quarter, missing the analyst consensus estimate by $ -0.05 based on the information available during the earnings call on Sep 21, 2016.

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Hillary Clinton takes lead in Arizona, according to new poll

During a discussion on Tuesday's show, cohost Mika Brzezinski praised the Republican presidential nominee's reaction to Saturday's New York Times revelation about Trump's massive loss he reported in 1995. The RNC moved quickly to get the " crazy system " remark in a new mailer: Bill Clinton made the remark on Monday - a mere 72 hours ago - while campaigning on behalf of his wife in Flint, Michigan.

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Global trade in African grey parrots banned

However, Scanlon confirmed an amendment had been proposed by the USA delegation that provides caveats for nations who, while strongly supporting the ban on illegal ivory, permit trade in ivory items of a "certain age". "The authorities in Vietnam are to be commended for making this important seizure", Chris Shepherd, regional director for TRAFFIC in Southeast Asia, said in a statement.

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Airbnb Offering Rentals for $0 to Those Affected by Hurricane Matthew

As of early Friday there were roughly two dozen Airbnb properties throughout Central Florida offering free stays as the company urged more hosts to 'open your doors to those in need'. Its disaster response tool has been activated in parts of Florida and SC where orders to evacuate up to two million people are in force. The idea arose in 2012 in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, and has grown into a global disaster response initiative on Airbnb .

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Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) Upgrades/Downgrades Report

Jefferies Group restated a buy rating on shares of Halliburton in a research note on Tuesday, August 30th. Guggenheim restated a sell rating on shares of Halliburton in a research note on Wednesday, August 31st. For the prior quarter revenue for the stock hit $4.2B, with EPS at $0.07. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, September 13th were paid a $0.28 dividend.

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Warren Buffett Discusses Wells Fargo (WFC) Accounts Scandal

Sens. Warren, Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) and Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) said Wells Fargo executives may have "violated laws by misleading investors and firing whistleblowers while the bank oversaw the creation of millions of unauthorized, fraudulent accounts".

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The AI-driven Google Smartphone is Here!

Android 7.1 Nougat, which has a number of new features that are exclusive to the Pixel phones - like the talkative Google Assistant , takes up 5.39GB. But the one fantastic thing about buying an Android phone straight from Google is that it gets immediate upgrades to the latest version of Android. While Siri and the Amazon Echo may have had a head start, Quint believes the market for voice-controlled devices and voice search is nascent enough that Google can still establish itself as the ...

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Baker Hughes Oil Rig Count Rises 3 to 428

However, natural gas production has been strong despite lower natural gas prices due to booming crude oil production. November crude was at $49.74 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange, down 68 cents, or 1.7%, from Thursday's settlement.

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Qatar Airways places $18 billion order for 100 Boeing jets

The airline has already canceled orders for four Airbus A320neo single-aisle jets, having voiced concerns about delivery delays and performance issues. The companies did not release a time-frame for deliveries. The sale throws Boeing a lifeline in a year when airplane orders have slowed to a level bringing fears of a downturn ahead.

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Safe Galaxy Note 7 Smokes Up in a US Aircraft

A second recall could potentially put a nail in the coffin of the Note 7's prospects and throw Samsung's credibility into question. "This is an issue that is very specific to Samsung, and one that the company will think carefully about as they rebuild consumer confidence", said Kreher.

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Are Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE:CLF) Shares Heading Higher?

Cliffs Natural Resources Inc (NYSE:CLF) now has mean rating of 3.00 while 2 analysts have commented the shares as "BUY", 0 recommended as "OUTPERFORM" and 4 commented as "HOLD". "0" brokerage firms have issued "Sell" rating for the company and "Strong Sell" rating was issued by "2.78" brokerage firms. Shares are now trading -33.25% away from the 52-week high price of 8.45 and +370.00% off the 52-week low of 1.20.

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CNA Financial Corp. (CNA) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research

The buoyancy in the outlook of Regions Financial Corporation (RF ) is getting weaker by the somewhat negative sentiment (2.4 on a 5-point scale) that sell-side analysts have provided concerning it. During its last trading session, Stock traded with the total exchanged volume of 4.29 million shares. Financial Counselors Inc owns 484,263 shares or 0.25% of their USA portfolio.

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Walmart Bets Bigger On China's E-commerce Growth

While Wal-Mart will continue to rely on its physical stores for sales, McMillon said, it must sharpen its efforts in other areas to keep up with the changes in retail. Retail giant WalMart Stores is planning to increase investment in e-commerce, technology and store remodels as part of its new strategy. And it saw fewer customers in the store for the first time in a year and a half.

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Voter Registration Deadline October 11 For General Election

Absentee ballots will be available starting Friday. Qualifications to register to vote are: USA citizenship, age 18 on or by election day and residency of the precinct for 30 days by the date of the November 8 election. EDR will take place at the Weston Middle School, room H5, from 6 a.m. until 8 p.m. Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 8 . 18, the West Milford Township Clerk's Office will be open late, from 4:30 p.m.

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Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT) Issues FY17 Earnings Guidance

The stock of Walmart Stores (NYSE: WMT) were plunging during mid-morning trading on Thursday after the retail giant reaffirmed its fiscal earnings estimate for the following year and stated that it anticipates fiscal earnings for 2018 to be relatively flat year-over-year.

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Cabot Oil & Gas Corp

The stock lost -1.09% in total of its share price. Deutsche Bank AG decreased their price target on shares of Cabot Oil & Gas Corp. from $24.00 to $23.00 and set a "hold" rating for the company in a research report on Tuesday, June 14th. There were earnings of $-0.07 per share. The company traded 18.08 million shares versus it average capacity of 29.97 million shares. In the time frame of the last one month, the share-price has rose nearly 3.71%.

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Merkel says no exceptions for Britain in market access talks

She warned the nation was in for a bumpy ride. His comments were more conciliatory than those of German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who said that retaining access to the single market means the United Kingdom must accept the four basic principles of the EU.

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'Westworld' to premiere in UAE same time as US

Here we meet another couple of characters who run Westworld . And of course , whether or not you watch. The show does not show rape scenes in the first four episodes , but as a viewer, 'you know it's going to happen, ' the actress pointed out, according to Buzzfeed .

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Avolon Holdings to buy CIT Group's aircraft leasing unit for $10 bln

As part of the plan, CIT also will repurchase about $6 billion in unsecured debt. Avolon , based in Ireland, was acquired for $7.6 billion in 2015 by Bohai Leasing Co, the Chinese leasing and financial services company affiliated with HNA Group.

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USA has not given up 'pursuit of peace' in Syria: Kerry

The ministry said the attack is the result of a USA policy and its allies which "provokes further bloodshed in Syria". He added however that the United States and Russian Federation had not suspended "deconfliction" communications between their respective militaries in the fight against the Islamic State jihadist group.

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Steven Owen, Los Angeles Sheriff's sergeant, 53

McDonnell has planned a 4 p.m. news conference at the Lancaster sheriff's station. The LA County Board of Supervisors requested flags at all county buildings to remain lowered at half-staff for a "true hero who died while serving his community".

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Wal-Mart Doubles Stake in China's JD.com

Shares of the Bentonville, Arkansas-based chain fell slightly in Thursday premarket trading. While Wal-Mart has seen better-than-expected growth in the US this year as it cut prices and spruced up its stores, the company is spending billions of dollars to upgrade its website and mobile app, including last month's $3.3 billion acquisition of e-commerce startup Jet.com.

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UKIP MEP in hospital after altercation

Gill, who visited Woolfe on Friday morning, said, said Woolfe's condition "was at one stage touch and go" but that the politician now was recovering. Woolfe - the front-runner to be the next leader of the right-wing euroskeptic UKIP - suffered seizures and lost consciousness after clashing Thursday with another UKIP member of the European Parliament during a party meeting at the parliament's building in France.

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Bill Clinton Gaffe Highlights Failing Obamacare

Speaking of Hillary Clinton's view of Obamacare , he said , 'She thinks it's been a success and we need to continue on it, we need to buid on it'. Clinton didn't mince words, saying at a Flint, Mich., Democratic rally that the Affordable Care Act, also known as ObamaCare , is the "craziest thing in the world ".

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New York Attorney General Orders Trump Foundation To Stop Taking Donations

In addition to stopping all fundraising activities in NY, the foundation has 15 days from September 30-the day the notice was dated-to provide the state the annual reports and audited financial statements required by law. "We have been concerned that the Trump Foundation may have engaged in some impropriety from that point of view, and we've inquired into it", Schneiderman told told CNN .

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Forgery charges dropped against head of Nigeria's senate

The case before the Federal High Court Abuja was filed by a serving Senator, Gilbert Nnaji challenging the alleged forgery case which was dismissed. "My lord I have also been served with the 3rd defendant's notice dated September 30 and that of the 4th defendant dated October 4, "However, in view of the fact that this government respects the rule of law and hierarchy of the judiciary, it is obvious that these applications can not go on".

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Even Waffle House is closing up shop with Hurricane Matthew's arrival

And that could be cause for concern. FEMA's color-coded Waffle House Index is an unofficial measuring stick agents use when they go into an area facing a natural disaster. So if the diner closes during an event, that suggests it was a really bad natural disaster with devastating effects on the economy. "I hadn't had a hot meal in two days, and I knew they'd be open", Nicole Gainey, a secretary for a truck-repair company, told the WSJ in 2011 after Hurricane Irene knocked out power ...

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Bill Clinton: Asset or distraction?

The RNC moved quickly to get the "crazy system" remark in a new mailer: Bill Clinton made the remark on Monday - a mere 72 hours ago - while campaigning on behalf of his wife in Flint, Michigan. The only way Republicans can win the presidential election is if they make the electorate smaller. That's how democracy works, and Mr. Clinton, an astute politician, is accurately reading the mood of the nation's electorate.

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Hurricane Matthew Continues to Ground Flights, Halt Train Service

Five arriving flights and eight departing flights were canceled. On Palm Beach International Airport's website, an advisory this morning is directing travelers to check with their airlines before heading there, however it's unclear when the airport will reopen for flight traffic.

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Tyson Foods -6% after stinging downgrade from Pivotal Research

July 15 investment analysts at Jefferies left the stock rating at "Buy" and raised the price target from $61.00 to $78.00. Tyson Foods, Inc . (NYSE: TSN ) shares now have a mean rating of 1.90 while 2 analysts have recommended the shares as "BUY", 5 commented as "OUTPERFORM" and 4 commented as "HOLD".

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Gap Inc announces sales results for the month of September, shares up

Gap has a 52 week low of $17.00 and a 52 week high of $30.49. The firm's 50-day moving average price is $23.87 and its 200 day moving average price is $23.07. Gap's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 51.98%. A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the company.

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Provinces React Bitterly to Federal Government's Carbon Tax Threat

The federal carbon tax comes into force in 2018 - if provinces and territories have not implemented a carbon tax, or cap-and-trade scheme, of their own by then. Trudeau has "lowered the boom" on provinces and territories, said Member of Parliament Ed Fast, the Conservative Party's environment critic and a former federal trade minister.

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SABMiller shareholders approve 'megabrew' takeover deal by Budweiser brewer

Even after offloading numerous brands to secure regulatory approval, the company will control around one-third of the world's beer sales by volume. All of those transactions are subject to the SABMiller deal being completed, which Anheuser-Busch InBev said was likely by October 10.

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Debate minefield: Town hall will test candidates' stagecraft

However, Trump denied that the event was held to get him ready for his next confrontation with Clinton. Regardless of his reasoning, the performance Trump put on in front of a very friendly New Hampshire crowd - it was invite-only, conservative radio host Howie Carr served as the moderator , and all questions were submitted in writing in advance - should make any Republican hoping for a bounce-back for the GOP nominee on Sunday night very nervous.

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Brokers Update Target Prices On Washington Real Estate Investment Trust (NYSE:WRE)

Sherry Chris concludes, "The aspiration to invest in real estate is there, yet it is up to real estate professionals to explain the fundamentals and help to serve as strategic sources throughout the process". Institutional Investors own 50.40% of company's shares. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $12.35 per share, for a total transaction of $123,500.00.


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