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Stifel Nicolaus Indicates Potential 5.69% Increase In Shares Of Medical Properties Trust

The firm has "Neutral" rating by BTIG Research given on Thursday, August 25. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Medical Properties Trust from a strong-buy rating to a hold rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 19th. The ex-dividend date was Tuesday, September 13th. This represents a $0.92 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 7.60%. Aldag Edward K JR also sold $776,000 worth of Medical Properties Trust, Inc .

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Marathon Petroleum Corporation's (MPC)

Company's Return on Investment (ROI) shows a figure of 12.60%. The recommendation scale of one to five has one being constituted as a Strong Buy while five constitutes a Strong Sell, with Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: MPC ) having a rating of 1.71.

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Hillary Clinton in 'strong position' on eve of USA election

While the candidate previously has suggested he wouldn't accept defeat, one of Trump's sons said Tuesday that "all we've wanted was a fair fight". Or, if he fails to do that, he needs to compensate with an even bigger surprise, capturing one of the state where polls show Clinton well ahead, but where the campaigns have been battling mightily in recent days, including Pennsylvania, Virginia, or MI.

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PM urges 'calm' United States vote as Trump attacks Clinton-in-clear decree

In July, Comey sharply criticized Clinton for being "careless" in handling classified materials but said there was no basis for a criminal charge against her. Comey said in a letter to Congress that the mails had been found in an unrelated investigation. "Based on our review, we have not changed our conclusions that we expressed in July with respect to Secretary Clinton", Mr Comey wrote in a letter to the leaders of several congressional committees.

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Volunteer poll-watchers in Nevada advised to abide by laws

The Trump campaign claims that others - who were not in line when the polls closed - were nonetheless allowed to vote. The challenge may be only the first as Trump supporters have been deployed to keep a close watch on any voting irregularities.

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Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. (WBA) Director Sells $168047.10 in Stock

According to Zacks Investment Research , " Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc . operates as a retail drugstore chain". Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc (Walgreens Boots Alliance) is a holding company. Gluskin Sheff & Assoc Inc. now owns 318,140 shares of the pharmacy operator's stock worth $26,492,000 after buying an additional 33,707 shares during the last quarter.

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Dollar inches lower, all eyes on USA voting

Some 40 million Americans have already cast ballots in states that allow early voting, and tens of millions more will turn out today for what is shaping up to be a historic clash. As per reports by ABC news, both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are expected to cast their ballot somewhere in NY but it is still not confirmed.

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US markets hold their breath on Election Day

The Dow Jones industrial average gained 260 points, or 1.5 percent, to 18,149 as of 10:06 a.m. Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index rose by 0.5 percent and Australia's All Ordinaries Index edged up by 0.2 percent. The stock rose 44 cents to $7.99. Such an election-related swing in the market would be unprecedented, well above the average 1.1 percent move that follows a normal presidential race.

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Obama comments on Federal Bureau of Investigation letter regarding Clinton emails

The FBI is now reviewing emails from her estranged husband Anthony Weiner's computer to see if they have any connection to Clinton. "I do think that there is a norm that when there are investigations, we don't operate on innuendo". Comey has said he felt obligated to notify Congress in order to keep the public informed and because he had previously told lawmakers that the investigation had been completed.

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No doubt world will shift to low emissions

By contrast, his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton is a supporter. The 12 day Global Climate conference will begin today in the Moroccan city of Marrakech. The Agreement's early entry into force has focused minds on completing the fundamental work and confirming the key requirements that will allow countries together to implement Paris's goals at the required scale and speed.

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Columbia's leader comes to United Kingdom courting trade

Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos , right, sits with Greg Hands, Britain's minister of State for Trade and Investment, during a business meeting at Buckingham Palace in London, Wednesday, Nov. The president and his wife, who last met the Queen at a private audience in 2011, will then join her and the Duke in a state carriage procession along The Mall to the palace.

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Your Two Minute Earnings Preview for DR Horton (DHI) Stock

DHI's revenue was up 18.1% compared to the same quarter previous year. Revenue rose to $3.65 billion from $3.09 billion, just shy of the FactSet consensus of $3.68 billion. Brokerage firms on the average advocate the company shares as Underperform. DR Horton Inc. got Upgrade on 10-Oct-16 where investment firm FBN Securities Upgrade the stock from Underperform to Sector Perform.

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Tesco Bank hack 'unprecedented' - Financial Conduct Authority

New cyber crime agency National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), a government body, announced in November a year ago and tasked with handling cyber incidents in Britain, said it is working with the NCA and Tesco to understand the nature of the attack.

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Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) & Qorvo Inc (NASDAQ:QRVO) News Buzz

The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $201.80 and a 200-day moving average price of $215.59. According to these analysts, the Low Revenue Estimate for Tesla Motors, Inc .is 2.05 Billion and the High Revenue Estimate is 2.53 Billion.

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My presidential race prediction (and how Trump could win)

In Virginia , where Clinton running mate Tim Kaine is a senator, she has a 6-point lead over Donald Trump, 48 percent to 42 percent, according to the latest survey by the Wason Center at Christopher Newport University. She needs a large turnout among Hispanic and college-educated voters in Loudoun , he said, while Trump has to get a big Republican boost in Henrico.

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Eight injured in Chicago plane blaze

The plane was bounded to depart Chicago to Miami with 161 passengers on board when the engine caught on fire seconds before take off. Seven passengers and a flight attendant had suffered minor injuries and had been treated in hospital. A dog also evacuated, officials said. "The irony is they sent Native Americans out on these reservations to perish, only to find that there was great wealth beneath the soil", Jackson said.

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Political scandal's all my fault says South Korea's president

Choo Mi-ae, the liberal party's chairwoman, said in response to the president's nationally televised mea culpa. 'It is all my fault and mistake'. After the South Korean media sparked a massive outcry over Choi's role in the 64-year-old president's decision making, Park issued a brief apology last week.

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Theresa May says Brexit must go forward. Is she right?

A majority of MPs will nearly certainly support the bill, in fear of voting against the will of the public. The government is appealing against the High Court's decision that MPs and peers should vote on triggering Brexit. "What we all agree is that the Government must now secure the best deal for the country as we leave the EU". Davis told Parliament that Prime Minister Theresa May's plan to start the process by the end of March is still in place despite the court setback.

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Fed Holds Rates Steady; Leaves Out Key Phrase Confirming December Hike

The personal-consumption expenditures price index, the Fed's preferred inflation gauge, showed prices excluding the volatile food and energy categories had risen 1.7% over the past 12 months in September , modestly higher than earlier in the year.

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Coca Cola HBC AG (CCH) Earns Underweight Rating from Barclays PLC

Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated makes up approx 0.01% of American Century Companies Inc's portfolio. Coca-Cola Co . The stock has a market cap of $183.13 billion, a P/E ratio of 25.75 and a beta of 0.68. Numis Securities Ltd reissued a hold rating and set a GBX 1,824 ($22.59) target price on shares of Coca Cola HBC AG in a report on Wednesday, October 19th.

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Northern Capital Management Lowers stake in JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM)

The Median price target for the stock is set at $73.50. The Average Volume for the stock is measured as 13.6 Million. It shifted up 12.14% versus its 200 day moving average. This represents a $1.92 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.83%. In other JPMorgan Chase & Co. news, insider Mark O'donovan sold 4,035 shares of the company's stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, October 26th.

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Jrm Investment Counsel Lowers stake in Energy Transfer Equity LP (ETE)

The Company's subsidiaries include ETP, Energy Transfer Partners , L.L.C. (ETP LLC), Panhandle Eastern Pipe Line Company, LP and its subsidiaries (Panhandle), Sunoco Logistics Partners L.P. The last bid price was called at $13.77 and the ask price was stated at $13.78. The company reported $0.10 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting the consensus estimate of $0.10.

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Korea president agrees to be quizzed in scandal probe

Park apologized once again for the scandal, after she made her first public apology last week and acknowledged that she gained personal advice on some of her speeches and public relations issues during her 2012 presidential election campaign and during her initial presidency.

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Dakota Access Pipeline protest planned for Ohio City

An activist at the Dakota Access Pipeline protest got an unwelcome surprise in the middle of filming an on-camera interview, when she was shot in the back with a rubber bullet. Several people reported being shot in the back by the projectiles at point-blank range, including a journalist. Cranston resident Nicole Clinker said she's horrified by what's happening in North Dakota.

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5.0 magnitude natural disaster shakes Oklahoma, felt in Kansas

More than 40 buildings in Cushing, Okla ., were damaged by a 5.0-magnitude quake that could be felt 250 miles away in Dallas, Texas. He says the shaking does not appear to have damaged the big oil terminal where tens of millions of barrels of oil are stored in fields of airplane-hangar-sized tanks.

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Housing starts slow to annual pace of 192000 units in October

CMHC says the seasonally-adjusted annual rate fell to 192,928 units in October, down from 219,363 units in September. Housing starts in Thunder Bay Census Metropolitan Area (CMA) were trending at 223 units in October, up from 195 units in September according to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC ).

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24 mil voted during FBI review of emails

The 69-year-old former secretary of state and her Republican rival Donald Trump spent Monday crisscrossing the key battleground states to drum up last-minute support on the eve of Election Day. As he surveyed the crowd in Scranton, Pennsylvania , he declared, "It's been a long journey". "Tomorrow we face the test of our time". "We have to win".

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Will RBI release Rs. 2000 notes

Apparently, this is the new ₹2,000 denomination that the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) reportedly intends to release into circulation soon. They were discontinued in the later stages, and Rs 1000 was made the biggest currency note. It is hard to tell if these notes are real, but there has been no official word from either the government or RBI regarding the issuing of any such banknote denomination.

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US jobs report today: What you need to know

The department revised upward its jobs reports for the previous two months by a total of 44,000 positions, so that the average for the past three months was a strong 176,000 new jobs. Still, the economy is growing at the slowest pace of any in a recovery since World War II. Health care, which is a mix of high wage and low wage jobs, added 30,500 jobs.

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Democrats temper US Congress ambitions on brink of election

In the last presidential election, Nick Romney showed a 31,000 lead over Barack Obama in Colorado. If Republicans gain a majority, GOP Gov. Terry Branstad could have an easier path for legislative action on a variety of issues, including water quality, medical marijuana and K-12 education spending.

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United Kingdom preparing legislation to trigger Brexit

Asked whether any proposals put before Parliament would be in the form of a Bill, the PM said: "Of course, if it were the case that the Supreme Court was to uphold the view of the High Court then of course the judgment would set out what the details were".

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China bans pro-independence legislators in Hong Kong

Two men, aged 39 and 57 respectively, were arrested for obstruction of police duties and failure to provide personal identification during the protest held in a show of support to Sixtus "Baggio" Leung and Yau Wai-ching, reported 163.com .

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Fossil Group Inc 15.9% Potential Upside Now Implied by Telsey Advisory Group

Wunderlich began new coverage on Destination XL Group, Inc. giving the company a "buy" rating. FEYE reported a loss of 33 cents for 2QFY16 and 37 cents loss per share for 3QFY15, implying Street analysts forecast loss to compress further this season.

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Daily Ratings & News for Annaly Capital Management Inc

The company's last traded volume of 7.93 million shares as compared to it's an average volume of 7.51 million shares. The company has price to cash ratio of 3.70. Ingalls & Snyder LLC now owns 62,808 shares of the company's stock valued at $659,000 after buying an additional 188 shares during the last quarter. The stock was purchased at an average price of $10.30 per share, with a total value of $1,030,000.00.

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Global stocks steady as investors await USA election results

Hundreds of lawyers are preparing to take part in a silent march through the streets of Hong Kong in response to a recent decision by the Chinese government to block two newly-elected lawmakers from assuming their seats in Hong Kong's 70-seat legislative council.


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