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Drug Manufacturers - Major: AbbVie Inc. (NYSE:ABBV) Position of the day

Finally, Capital Asset Advisory Services LLC raised its position in shares of AbbVie by 1.9% in the second quarter. In the last month the stock has moved in price -3.36 per cent, with a one year change of 17.09%. Investors of record on Friday, October 14th will be issued a $0.57 dividend. (NBIX) reported that new data from two replicate Phase 3 studies evaluating the efficacy and safety of Elagolix, an examinational, orally administered gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) antagonist, in ...

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ARIAD Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ARIA) Vs. Industry Vs. Sector Growth Analysis

Credit Suisse Group AG reissued a "buy" rating on shares of Intercept Pharmaceuticals in a research report on Thursday, September 22nd. More recent Supernus Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:SUPN) news were published by: Investorplace.com which released: "Supernus Pharmaceuticals Inc (SUPN) Stock Dips Despite Positive ADHD Data" on October 11, 2016.

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Deadline brings high voter registration turnout in Smith County

Allen County election leaders expected about 500 people to cast their ballots on the first day of early voting, which is about the same number as the previous presidential election in 2012. In a big blue bus, complete with decals of Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine, party chair David Peppers was ready to ferry a handful of college students to the Franklin County Board of Elections.

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Compliance/Regulation Long: FOMC on track for rate hike in December

Traders have all but ruled out a move at the November meeting, which takes place just a week before the United States presidential election. There were three dissents from the Fed's stand-pat decision in favor of a quarter-point rate hike.

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Xi arrives in Bangladesh for state visit

Bangladesh has backed Mr Xi's "One Belt, One Road" initiative to boost trade and transport links across Asia and into Europe, seeing it as an opportunity to lift growth. Senior ministers, bureaucrats and members of Xi's entourage were present during the joint press briefing at the Prime Minister's Office. "We don't think so", he said in response to a question.

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LIRR derailment: Full service returns in time for Monday evening's commute

A New York City commuter train sideswiped a maintenance train and derailed , leaving 33 people injured, authorities said Sunday. Craig Heller, one of 600 passengers aboard the LIRR train Saturday night, said his vehicle started shaking suddenly after the collision.

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LEADING OFF: Blue Jays-Indians Open ALCS, Cubs Eye Hendricks

The decisions left the Blue Jays with 11 pitchers and 14 position players for the series against AL Central-champion Cleveland . His old and new teams will meet tonight at Progressive Field in the opener of the AL Championship Series, after the Blue Jays swept Texas in their division series and the Indians swept Boston.

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Jefferies Group Increases Citigroup Inc. (C) Price Target to $58.00

For the reporting quarter, equity analysts expect the stock to deliver $1.16 in earnings per share (EPS). The company had revenue of $17.55 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $17.47 billion. Vanguard Group Inc. raised its position in shares of Citigroup by 3.5% in the second quarter. Citigroup Inc makes up approx 0.32% of First National Bank Of Omaha's portfolio.Gradient Investments boosted its stake in C in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added ...

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Trump again claims election is being rigged

Not only would it paint "Crooked Hillary" as part of "a global power structure that is responsible for the economic decisions that have robbed our working class", as he claimed on Thursday, but it would also take a swing at two other things Trump has expressed dislike for: the Times and people who are richer than him (not to mention Mexico).

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US stocks rise as banks and tech companies lead the way

Mining and chemicals companies and banks are taking some of the largest losses. USA stocks were poised to rise, with Dow futures and the broader S&P 500 futures up 0.4 percent. France's CAC 40 retreated 1.1% and Germany's DAX fell 1%. 0 percent year-on-year in September to $184. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 dipped 0.4 percent to 16,774.26 while South Korea's Kospi fell 0.7 percent to 2,019.43.

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What do Analysts suggest for: Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA)

Morgan Stanley reiterated an "overweight" rating and set a $132.00 price target on shares of Alibaba Group Holding in a research report on Tuesday, September 27th. During the same quarter previous year, the firm earned $0.59 EPS. The Mean EPS forecast of 22 analysts for Next Quarter is set at $1.13. As of quarter end British Columbia Investment Management Corp had acquired a total of 31,200 shares growing its position 13.9%.

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Firm urges annual screenings in breast cancer combat

More than 40 percent of women in the US have dense breast tissue, which increases the chances of developing cancer by four to six times . Sorci said she will continue to give back and spread the message that getting a cancer diagnosis is not a death sentence.

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Xerox sued by shareholder to stop business split

Instead, Xerox splitting would leave Deason with shares of a low-growth, unattractive document tech business, indicated court documents. Once the split is complete, the printer and copier businesses would exist as a new firm known as Conduent .

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Trump campaign to step up attacks on Bill Clinton

But Trump faced a passionate rebuke from first lady Michelle Obama, who warned that his behavior "is not something we can ignore". "The belief that you can do anything you want to a woman, it is cruel, it is frightening, and the truth is it hurts", Obama said.

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Trump Blames Sexual Assault Allegations on Mexican Conspiracy

Trump's campaign has been battered by sexual harassment and assault allegations, with more than 10 women speaking up in the last 48 hours. Republican vice presidential candidate Mike Pence vigorously defended Trump. Clinton once called "bimbo eruptions" when they applied to her own husband. Trump furiously denied the allegations, saying that The New York Times , which published two women's claims, and other media, along with his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton , were engaged in a ...

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US Feds monetary policy meet minutes show rate hike may come soon

He will have a vote on rate policy at the Fed's 2017 meetings. "Some participants believed that it would be appropriate to raise the target range for the federal funds rate relatively soon if the labor market continued to improve and economic activity strengthened ".

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Historic town swamped, 22 dead in North Carolina flooding

He provided no additional details. The catastrophe-modeling firm estimates insured losses range from $2.2 billion to $6.8 billion for the USA and from $600 million to $2 billion for the Caribbean. The 19 people who died were mostly drownings in which people were trapped in vehicles that were swept away by floods. On Thursday, a wide swath of the Robeson County seat remained knee-deep in water.

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Bhumibol Adulyadej: President Buhari condoles with Thailand over death of monarch

The ministry noted that the situation in the country was now "entirely calm", though businesses were likely to close and events could be cancelled in light of the king's funeral. "His Majesty King Bhumibol was a friend of Australia and we sincerely value the deep relationship between our countries which His Majesty helped foster", PM Turnbull added.

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China, Bangladesh to sign investment pacts during Xi visit

The Chinese president is visiting Bangladesh on his way to a BRICS summit in Goa on Saturday and sunday. "For Cambodia, China is the most important strategic and economic partner", said Vannarith Chheang, who chairs the Cambodian Institute for Strategic Studies, adding that Cambodia, in turn, is China's "most reliable friend in Southeast Asia".

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ATP fines Nick Kyrgios $16500

Djokovic hasn't played at all because of an elbow injury, pulling out of the China Open in Beijing last week. Murray, the orld number two, did endure a few nervy moments, particularly in the second set where he had to save two break points with the scores locked at two games all.

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The Wells Fargo scandal is far from over

Sloan began at Wells -9 years ago, taking on various leadership roles such as head of commercial banking, real estate and specialized financial services, before assuming the roles of chief administrative officer and chief administrative officer.

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Putin accuses France, US of provoking Russian veto on UNSC Syria resolution

In what has been described as the heaviest bombardment in days by Russian planes, at least 50 civilians were killed in Tuesday's air strikes on rebel-held parts of Aleppo and nearby villages, according to residents and rescue workers. Lavrov told CNN he hoped that a meeting involving only those "with direct influence on the ground" in Syria would allow "a businesslike discussion, not another general assembly like debate".

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USS Fed decision to hold interest rates 'a close call'

Fed Chair Janet Yellen is due to address the conference on Friday afternoon. She explained the Fed preferred to take a more cautious approach to see if current growth would continue. On the other hand, some other participants believed that the economy was at or near full employment and inflation was moving toward 2 percent target.

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Banking shares drag Wall Street

Reviving concerns about the health of the world's second-largest economy, data showed China's exports fell 10% in September, far worse than markets had expected, while imports unexpectedly shrank. Copper and gold producer Freeport-McMoRan gave up 76 cents, or 7.6 percent, to $9.29. Europe's rally Friday "has probably taken many people by surprise, although this shouldn't be the case given that the markets in both the United Kingdom and USA are still very close to their all-time highs", ...

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Chris Gunter: We've bounced back before and we'll do it again

But Bale, who suggested that he could once more use the long throws which unsettled Austria , denied that there is extra pressure on him, saying: "No, it is just the same". The teams last played in August 2008 and Georgia won the game 1 - 2. "When we are playing well, we go 1-0 up and we come away with the points".

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Federal Reserve indicates U.S. rate rise could come 'relatively soon'

The minutes noted that "a reasonable argument could be made either for an increase at this meeting or for waiting for some additional information on the labor market and inflation". In September 2008, when Lehman Brothers declared bankruptcy and the U.S. economy shed 159,000 jobs, the labor participation rate was 66%. Last week, even the generally dovish Chicago Fed president Charles Evans admitted that he would be as long as the economy continued to progress and inflation accelerated.

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United Kingdom food prices to rise as pound drop stirs grocers dispute

The standoff between Tesco and Unilever dominated the news in Britain on Thursday, with "Marmitegate" trending on Twitter. Shortages of some of Britain's best loved brands such as Marmite , a brown yeast-extract spread, would be a clear illustration for consumers of the turbulence unleashed by the Brexit vote.

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Resident Tim Sloan Named CEO of Wells Fargo Bank

As long as Stumpf remained, he would have been a lightning rod for criticism. But Stumpf is still set to make big bank from vested stock and pension. "I don't think anyone is going to shed a tear for his stepping aside", he said. "If @WellsFargo's John Stumpf is leaving with all his ill-gotten millions, that's still not real accountability", the senator tweeted .

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Asia stocks, dollar edge up on China inflation data relief

The yen fell 0.3 per cent to 104.04 per dollar as of 7.04am in London, extending this week's decline to 1 per cent. Japan's currency was little changed at 114.74 per euro. Oil prices settled 1 percent lower on Wednesday after OPEC reported its September oil output hit eight-year highs, offsetting optimism over the group's pledge to bring a global crude glut under control.

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Buttler Fight With Bangaldesh Player In Yesterday's Match

Taskin's initial appeal was ignored by the on-field umpire, but a review prompted the decision to be overturned and sparked scenes of jubilation among the Bangladesh players. "The characters we have in our side, we have some very feisty guys who want to win", said Buttler. Buttler thought England let their opponents off the hook towards the end of their innings, but still thought they were favourites at halfway and admitted he was frustrated with how they had approached the run chase.

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India's RCom to sell majority stake in cellphone tower network to Brookfield

RCom's consolidated net profit rose 5.9% to Rs 54 crore on 3.8% decline in net sales to Rs 5247 crore in Q1 June 2016 over Q1 June 2015. These 2 transactions put together will reduce RCom debt by 60 per cent from Rs. As part of the deal with Aircel, RCom was going to transfer a significant portion of the debt on its books into the new company. Also, post the merger of Sistema Shyam Teleservices' wireless business with its own, the subsequent integration with Aircel's business and an ...

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Transocean LTD (NYSE:RIG) Files An 8-K

Highest price target is set at $14.00 however lowest price target estimated by analysts is $3.50. Price changes in a company's bonds in credit markets sometimes predict parallel changes in its share price. Growth rates are very important while analyzing the long term growth and valuation of a certain company. The business's quarterly revenue was down 49.9% on a year-over-year basis.

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WH Smith pretax profit up 8%; hikes dividend 11%

WH Smith announced an 11% increase in ordinary dividends to 43.9p per share and added that it would buy back £50m worth of its shares. The group has been boosting staff in some of its busiest travel stores, such as airports - where it can ring-up around 100,000 sales a week in peak trading.

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The Paris Climate Pact Is Officially Go

The agreement enters into force 30 days after crossing both thresholds. President Barack Obama hailed the news as " a turning point for our planet", and U.N. Greenland and the arctic are being severely affected by climate change. The EU, responsible for an estimated 10 percent of global emissions, joined the ranks of China and the United States, who emit nearly 40 percent combined.

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Hershey's CEO John Bilbrey plans to retire next year

The site was Milton Hershey's original chocolate factory. Bilbrey joined Hershey in 2003, following senior leadership positions at Mission Foods, Danone Waters of North America and Procter & Gamble. The committee will review internal and external candidates. On Friday, shortly before noon, the Hershey stock was trading higher at $96.23, up 61 cents.


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