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Northstar Asset Management Group Inc.'s (NSAM): Stock's Buyers and Sellers Recap

The consensus recommendation , according to Zacks Investment research, is 1.5. (The Scale is from 1-5 where 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Strong Sell). The volume of 2.65 Million shares climbed up over an trading activity of 1.7 Million shares. Equities analysts anticipate that NorthStar Asset Management Group Inc.

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Scotland could control its own migration after Brexit, says Scots minister

First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon insisted in a keynote speech at the annual conference of Scottish National Party (SNP) in Glasgow on Saturday that a hard Brexit would amount to the British government's breach of its promises during the last Scottish referendum and that such departure from the European Union would lead to a second independence vote , The Guardian reported.

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FOMC minutes strengthen case for December rate hike

The Federal Open Market Committee released its minutes today, showing that in September's meeting there was division between members who wanted a rate hike and those who took a more cautious approach. "This strongly suggests that gold prices at this juncture, of $1,250, have already digested the probability of a rate hike around this year", said OCBC Bank analyst Barnabas Gan.

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Oil ends lower on OPEC output hike; US stockpile rise seen

The prospect of countries from the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries ( OPEC ) and non-OPEC members such as Russian Federation coordinating a production curb will support prices above the $50 mark, market participants have said since an initial agreement was struck at the end of last month.

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Schlumberger NV (SLB) Stake Reduced by Deprince Race & Zollo Inc

The company now has an average rating of "Buy" and a consensus price target of $90.72. Schlumberger NV (NYSE:SLB) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a research note issued on Tuesday. A number of research firms have recently commented on SLB. Schlumberger Limited. makes up approx 0.09% of Eqis Capital Management's portfolio. TX now owns 359,677 shares of the company's stock valued at $28,443,000 after buying an additional 54,547 shares in ...

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Gas tax plan provides for another hike next year

Chris Christie, a Republican, and Senate President Stephen Sweeney (D-Gloucester) and Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto (D-Hudson). Passing the agreement means the Garden State's gas tax would climb from 14.5 cents to 37.5 cents per gallon, still lower than neighboring NY and Pennsylvania but higher than Alaska, which at 12.25 cents a call has the lowest gas tax in the country.

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Regulators looking to strengthen banks' cyber defenses

Regulators outlined cyber security standards aimed at protecting financial markets and consumers from online attack and said leading banks must be able to recover from any attack within two hours . that led to information on millions of customers being compromised. While the agencies years ago established information-security standards for banks, those measures were issued well before the modern threats emerged.

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Tesla announces all production cars now have fully self-driving hardware

But on Wednesday afternoon, he gave a big hint of what to expect when he said on Twitter that the the unveiling is related to the Model 3, Tesla's first mass-market auto. It goes on add: "As these features are robustly validated we will enable them over-the-air, together with a rapidly expanding set of entirely new features".

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Virginia Voter-Registration Deadline Extended Through Friday

District Court in Alexandria chose to extend registration after the state elections website crashed on Monday, the last day for Virginians to get on the rolls. Friday, according to a civil rights group that filed a lawsuit. The Virginia American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) called the crash "an avoidable crisis" and pressed the commonwealth to do better.

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Tesla brings self-driving hardware to its entire fleet

We are currently in a press conference call with Tesla CEO Elon Musk who is now taking questions about the announcement. 8 surround cameras provide 360 degree visibility around the vehicle at up to 250 meters of range. New hardware will temporarily lack certain features now available on Teslas with first-generation Autopilot hardware, Tesla said. Tesla will roll out features over-the-air as they come available.

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Global stocks rise as Clinton, Trump argue economic policy

A flat opening call comes in spite of positive U.S. and Asian sessions with investors interpreting Hillary Clinton as solidifying perhaps even extending her poll lead over Trump following last night's final televised USA presidential debate.

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Grassley: GOP can't stonewall a Clinton Supreme Court pick

He's reassuring the Republican base that it can elect Clinton and still preserve the Supreme Court for a future Republican president. "Sen. McCain believes you can only judge people by their record, and Hillary Clinton has a clear record of supporting liberal judicial nominees.

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Oil prices dip after strong rally, but sentiment remains confident

The US benchmark for crude oil, West Texas Intermediate (WTI) was up 0.72% at $50.30 per barrel, while the global benchmark for crude oil, Brent Crude was up 0.33% at $51.69 per barrel. The chief executive of Russia's Rosneft (ROSN.MM) has said the state oil producer has potential to add as much as 200 million tonnes a year, or about 4 million barrels per day, to its output.

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European Central Bank keeps stimulus program steady

Markets had been on edge in recent weeks after Bloomberg reported this month that the European Central Bank would probably wind down the monthly 80 billion euro ($90 billion) quantitative easing (QE) scheme gradually before its end. The ECB is tasked with getting the annual rate of inflation running at just below 2 percent. Draghi noted that there is no "convincing upward trend" in underlying inflation, adding that "we want a convergence which is self sustained, without the extraordinary ...

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Reliance Industries beats expectations with second quarter results

Analysts had expected the company to post a profit of 72.83 billion rupees. On a consolidated basis, Reliance Industries achieved a turnover of Rs 81,651 crore, an increase of 9.6 per cent over the corresponding period of the previous year.

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The Travelers Cos. (TRV) Stake Lowered by Henderson Group PLC

Analysts had expected The Travelers Companies, Inc . Travelers Companies Inc (NYSE:TRV) has risen 0.44% since March 16, 2016 and is uptrending. Shares of Travelers (TRV) were declining in early-morning trading on Thursday after reporting a fourth-straight decline in quarterly profit as weather-related costs increased and investment income fell.

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Advanced Micro Devices, (NASDAQ:AMD), Host Hotels and Resorts, (NYSE:HST)

The highest achievable sales estimated by the analysts are $1,101.00M while lowest reachable sales target of $892.45M calculated by analysts. (NASDAQ: AMD ) traded 32,430,674 shares and is now trading at a price of $6.86. Revenue in the three months ended in September rose $1.307 billion, yielding EPS of 3 cents a share. This is the Zacks Consensus estimate calculated as the arithmetic average of all the individual analyst EPS estimates according to their own proprietary methodology (BNRI ...

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Donald Trump's 'utter contempt for our democracy' ignites yet another political storm

When Trump said the U.S. had some " bad hombres ", many leapt on his use of the Spanish word for "men" and twisted it around with "ombre", where hair color is shaded from light to dark. You talk about women and women's rights. Clinton: "It's pretty clear you won't admit that the Russians have engaged in cyber attacks against the United States of America, that you encouraged espionage against our people , that you are willing to spout the Putin line, sign up for his wish list, break ...

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Crude oil prices, Toronto stock market reach highest levels since summer 2015

The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) plans to meet on November 30 and hopes to decide on a half a million to 1 million barrels per day oil production cut, and the producer cartel hopes that non-OPEC exporters, especially Russian Federation, will cooperate.

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Donald Trump: 'I Will Accept The Results Of This Election

Hillary Clinton said Donald Trump was using "scare rhetoric" during an exchange about partial birth abortion in Wednesday's presidential debate. "I'll keep you in suspense". "Clinton held a seven-point lead at the beginning of last week just after the airing of an 11-year-old video showing Trump making graphic sexual remarks, but she began losing ground after the second presidential debate", the report said.

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Farmers Saluting 50th Anniversary of Halloween Classic in Fields

Corn mazes are all around the country this time of year, but none like the one in Livermore, California, at G&M Farms . The MAiZe, Inc . specializes in corn maze designs, mapping out planting and cutting the corn to 90 farms this season honoring the classic cartoon.

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Spokesman: 2 firefighters, 2 others injured in OR blast

City officials commended a firefighter Thursday for successfully evacuating a historic Portland, Ore ., building minutes before it was leveled by a massive explosion that blew out windows in nearby structures and sent smoke billowing into the sky.

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Dunkin' Donuts: Cold brew sales are hot

Also, insider John H. Costello sold 12,782 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, August 1st. "Just to be absolutely clear, we are not giving up on sandwiches - we are not going to suddenly disappear from food", Dunkin' Brands Group Chairman and CEO Nigel Travis told TheStreet in an interview.

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EU chief predicts dire future if EU-Canada trade deal fails

It needs to be endorsed by all European Union member states. Arriving for the summit, which the prime minister is also attending, Tusk said Brexit will not be discussed. The Canada deal is opposed by a wide array of groups, who say it is a test model to push through the even more controversial EU-US trade deal called TTIP, still in negotiation.

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European Central Bank manages stimulus expectations

ET to get more clarity as to what the ECB's next policy move will be. The ECB relies on banks to transmit its policy measures but low rates are hurting margins and depressing share prices, likely leading to a curb on lending. "We remain committed to preserving the very substantial degree of monetary accommodation which is necessary to secure a sustained convergence of inflation towards levels below, but close to, 2% over the medium term", said ECB President Mario Draghi in a press ...

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Saudi Arabia's crude output steady in Sept amid oil deal talk

It was unclear which other countries would join the initiative. We are "ready to join in joint measures to limit output and calls on other oil exporters to do the same", Putin said . However, Sechin told reporters on Tuesday that Rosneft is aiming to raise its oil production this year above the 4.1 million barrels per day it produced in 2015.

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Don't spread rumours on Jaya's health, says Naidu

After completing his visit, Venkaiah Naidu briefly spoke to reporters and said, "Doctors at the Apollo hospital have briefed me about the treatment given to Jayalalithaa". On Friday, it was announced that the 68-year-old had fluid in her lungs and was also being treated for an unspecified illness. The meeting was attended by State ministers O.

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Glendorn recognized with Condé Nast Traveler award

The winners were based on customers' direct experiences with hotels, resorts, airports and travel destinations around the world. See all the hotels on the list here . 10 was the JW Marriott Austin , with a score of 96.71. 1, followed by Chicago, San Francisco and Honolulu, Hawaii. The Lodge & Spa at Brush Creek Ranch, Saratoga, WY, was ranked the number one US resort.

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Tractor Supply (TSCO) Stock Rises in After-Hours Trading on Q3 Results

Tractor Supply now has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of $86.79. Canada Pension Plan Investment Board boosted its position in Tractor Supply by 4.1% in the second quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. decreased their target price on Tractor Supply from $105.00 to $103.00 and set an "overweight" rating on the stock in a research note on Thursday, June 30th.

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Social Security Recipients To See 0.3% Cost-Of-Living Increase In 2017

The earnings needed for one quarterly Social Security credit will increase from $1,260 to $1,300. A year-over-year rise in the CPI-W means an increase in benefits for Social Security recipients. Energy costs surged 2.9 percent as oil and gasoline prices rebounded from recent lows. In 2015, there was no cost of living increase, the third time that has happened this decade.

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Tesco pulls Unilever goods in row after pound plunges

High street stalwart WH Smith said separately it would look to consolidate factories and negotiate better prices with suppliers to cut costs. Unilever is believed to have demanded a 10% price rise due to the falling value of sterling, halting deliveries to Tesco when it refused.

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Hillary Clinton highlights Donald Trump's Emmy losses at presidential debate

Clinton, who began the debate with a lead in almost all battleground states, forcefully accused Trump of favoring Russia's leader over American military and intelligence experts after the Republican nominee pointedly refused to accept the US government's assertion that Moscow has sought to meddle in the USA election.

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Worth Watching Stock: Nektar Therapeutics (NASDAQ:NKTR)

The company offers installation programs that include flooring, cabinets, countertops, water heaters, and sheds; and professional installation in various categories sold through its in-home sales programs, such as roofing, siding, windows, cabinet refacing, furnaces, and central air systems, as well as acts as a contractor to provide installation services to its DIFM customers through third-party installers.

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Note 7 recall expands to replacement phones

We urge customers to stop using and power down their recalled and replacement Note 7 devices and return them to T-Mobile. If you have already exchanged Galaxy Note 7 with any other Samsung Smartphone. You also must send the phones via ground transportation, as they can not be shipped by air. This is understandable as they only want to be on the safe side.

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Packaging Corp. of America (PKG) Posts Quarterly Earnings Results

Packaging Corporation of America (NYSE:PKG) posted earnings of $1.26 for the same period a year ago which ended on 2015-09-30. Wedge Capital Management L L P NC decreased its position in Packaging Corp. The company has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of $79.43. In other Packaging Corp. of America news, SVP Kent A. Pflederer sold 1,100 shares of the business's stock in a transaction dated Friday, July 22nd.


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