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Pier 1 Imports Inc. Q3 Income Climbs 61%

On Thursday Telsey Advisory Group reiterated its broker consensus on shares of Pier 1 Imports, Inc . They expect $0.12 earnings per share, down 7.69% or $0.01 from last year's $0.13 per share. To take look on ration of tradable shares being shorted in market, float short ration was 11.28%, as compared to sentiment indicator; Short Ratio was 3.77.

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Stock With High Volume: Abercrombie & Fitch Co.'s (ANF)

The number of times the company has met analysts' estimates is 0. Deutsche Bank is following shares of Abercrombie & Fitch Co. Oppenheimer Holdings Inc. Abercrombie & Fitch Co.'s payout ratio is 421.05%. COPYRIGHT VIOLATION NOTICE: This article was originally posted by The Cerbat Gem and is owned by of The Cerbat Gem.

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California adopts energy efficiency rules for computers

And because California is home to one in eight US consumers and manufacturers typically do not maintain separate inventories for different states, the savings are likely to have an impact nationally and even globally. NRDC earlier expressed concerns about potential loopholes in the standards, but the commission has addressed NRDC's most serious concerns. The computer standards set a baseline energy use target and give allowances or "adders" for additional features in a product.

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Claims for unemployment benefits fall to 254000

Initial jobless claims, a measure of layoffs across the USA, fell 4,000 to a seasonally adjusted 254,000 in the week ended December 10, the Labor Department said Thursday. Commissioner of Labor John Albin says Nebraska's average unemployment insurance tax rate has fallen for the sixth straight year. The four-week moving average increased to 257,750 last week, from 252,500.

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Price Target Analysis: General Electric Company (NYSE:GE)

Swiss National Bank now owns 147,300 shares of the company's stock worth $6,499,000 after buying an additional 800 shares in the last quarter. Catamount Wealth Management raised its position in shares of General Electric by 34.8% in the second quarter.

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Beijing issues red alert for severe air pollution

The China National Environmental Monitoring Centre said Beijing and neighbouring Tianjin municipality and Hebei province will suffer from heavy air pollution. Other cities and provinces have yet to issue an air pollution alert, although about a third of Beijing's small particles of pollution causing smog have been found to have been transmitted from nearby regions.

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Steady Activities: QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM), Rent-A-Center, Inc. (NASDAQ:RCII)

The company's stock has a market capitalization of $625.63 Million. On 10/6/2016 Qualcomm announced a quarterly dividend of $0.53 3.11% with an ex dividend date of 11/28/2016 which will be payable on 12/16/2016. The company's revenue was up 68.2% compared to the same quarter a year ago. On average, equities research analysts predict that Qualcomm will post $4.74 EPS for the current year.

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Melco Crown Entertainment Limited (NASDAQ:MPEL) reported Sales of 4.38 Billion

One of the Company's shareholders, Crown Asia Investments Pty Ltd (" CAI "), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Crown Resorts Limited (" Crown "), has agreed to sell 40,925,499 ordinary shares of the Company to the underwriters, who will resell these ordinary shares in the form of 13,641,833 ADSs, each representing‎ three ordinary shares, in the public offering (such offering, the " Crown Public Offering ").

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Price Target Analysis of Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE:CLF)

Vetr upgraded shares of Cliffs Natural Resources Inc . (NYSE:CLF) shares declined -4.51% and ended the day at $9.31. Analysts projected the maximum potential price target of $10 however minimum reachable price target is $10 expected by them, according to WSJ data.

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Trump team says Twitter too small to be included in tech meeting

However, their $5 million deal wasn't enough for Dorsey to allow the #CrookedHillary emoji , which would have depicted either a figure running away with money or a hand holding a bag of money. We all know how much Trump loves to tweet, but the social media company has fallen out of his favor over an emoji , according to recent reports .

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21st Century Fox to take over European broadcaster Sky

It also represents a premium of around 36% to the closing price of £7.90 per Sky share on December 8, the last business day before the start of the offer. A statement from 21st Century Fox said there was a strong rationale for bringing Sky into its business empire. "However, it is understood that Fox believes that the industry landscape has changed significantly since then and that there should be less concern over the impact of a deal on the diversity of viewpoints across the media", ...

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Pound sinks as BOE holds rates despite Fed hike

The global economy had strengthened, but so too had the risks facing it. And members said the pound's rally "by itself" pointed to less of an inflation overshoot than expected - which caused sterling to fall as much as 0.8 per cent against the dollar, to $1.2459.

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Feeling peckish: Just Eat buys Hungry House for £200m

The acquisition will create an enlarged customer base, while increasing the breadth of choice on offer to United Kingdom consumers through Just Eat's platform. The bank noted that while around 25% of orders could be lost in transition, due to some hungryhouse customers not choosing to migrate to Just Eat , the remaining revenue could come through to Just Eat at a 75% margin given all duplicate costs can be eliminated.

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Trending Stocks in Review: Carnival Corporation (NYSE:CCL), Macy's, Inc. (NYSE:M)

Following the transaction, the chief financial officer now owns 47,256 shares in the company, valued at $2,324,050.08. Carnival Corp.'s quarterly revenue was up 4.4% on a year-over-year basis. If you are reading this piece of content on another site, it was illegally stolen and republished in violation of USA & global copyright and trademark law.

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Indo-US military logistics pact is 'mundane': Richard Verma

Earlier, Mr Verma also called on chief minister Mamata Banerjee at state secretariat Nabanna and held a meeting with her. Richard Verma plays down relevance of Indo-US military logistics memorandum agreement. "Obviously, we are looking at developing linkages". The two countries have already signed agreements on issues of intelligence sharing and homeland defence to curb terror strikes in India from across the border, Verma said in response to a question.

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AMD eight core SKU beats up Chipzilla

AMD's Ryzen CPUs will be based on its "Zen" architecture, which was previously codenamed Summit Ridge. During its New Horizon event, AMD showcased Ryzen to the public. 'We designed Ryzen processors to excel in these areas and to bring much-needed innovation and competition back to desktop PCs. Jim Anderson, senior vice president and general manager, Computing and Graphics Group, AMD , commented: "The desktop market is hungry for change as new and demanding use cases like VR, ...

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Rs 60 Crore, 20 Fake Accounts Found in Axis Bank, Noida Branch

According to news agency ANI , over 20 fake companies had their accounts in the branch and an amount of over Rs 60 crore had been deposited in these accounts. In an earlier statement, the bank said, "The bank is committed to following the highest standards of corporate governance and has zero tolerance towards any deviation on the part of any of its employees from the set model code of conduct".

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Australia Jobless Rate Climbs To 5.7%

South Australia has reclaimed its unwanted mantle as the standalone worst state for unemployment, with the jobless rate bouncing up in November. Thursday's data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics showed employment rose a net 39,100 in November, handily outpacing forecasts of a 20,000 gain.

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Hertz names Marinello president and CEO to succeed Marinello

Icahn purchased 15,080,442 shares of the company's stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, November 8th. "He made the assumption that the rental business is an oligopoly", Keller said. Keizer said Marinello's financial acumen and hands-on operating style would serve the company well. The Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at 1%. Marinello will have an annual base salary of $1.45 million.

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Stock grabbing Attention: Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV)

Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV) has its dividend (annual) of 0.4 while its Dividend Yield (annual) is 0.81%. Over the last 3 months and over the last 6 months, the shares of Southwest Airlines Co. The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, January 5th. Investors of record on Thursday, December 8th will be issued a $0.10 dividend.

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Trump officially selects former Gov. Rick Perry for energy secretary

Perry had said many unflattering things about Trump, including calling him a "cancer". Perry met with Trump at Trump Tower on Monday. Perry, who served 14 years as governor of energy-rich Texas, blanked on the Department of Energy's name during a televised gaffe that was probably the most high-profile moment of his troubled 2012 presidential run.

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Pugh is a model professional, claims Eddie Howe

Saturday's 4-2 win over Pep Guardiola's Manchester City was meant to light up Leicester's season, but has instead proved merely another false start. Although Leicester started brightly, Bournemouth got to grips with their visitors soon enough and afforded them few opportunities, with Riyad Mahrez and Jamie Vardy - confirmed seventh and eighth respectively in the 2016 Ballon d'Or on Monday - particularly quiet.

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Pfizer Inc. (PFE) Plans Quarterly Dividend of $0.32

Ab Initio Biotherapeutics, Inc., declared a collaborative research and license agreement with Pfizer Inc . Alpha Windward LLC boosted its position in Pfizer by 0.5% in the third quarter. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, February 1st. Pfizer, Inc . annual Divided is 1.2 while it's Dividend Yield is 3.7%. Pfizer's dividend payout ratio is presently 106.20%.

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Cristiano Ronaldo Wins 2016 Ballon D'Or On Real Madrid, Portugal Triumphs

It was the flawless ending to another fantastic year for the Real Madrid star, who won the Champions League for the second time in three seasons and then led Portugal to their first major title at Euro 2016 - albeit he went off early injured and in tears in the surprise victory over France.

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Amazon makes its first Prime Air drone delivery to a customer

During the trial, according to an Amazon video, the drones cruise "quietly" under 400 feet, carry packages under 5 pounds and are guided by Global Positioning System. In fact, the prime services are down by 90% when compared with the US Pricing and it's something we would recommend you to others unless you are just looking for the Indian Specific content like the TV Shows then Hotstar should be your second choice.

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Valeant Pharmaceuticals Corp. to invest in gastrointestinal drugmaker Salix, CEO says

ATR value of company was 1.03. Inc. raised its stake in Valeant Pharmaceuticals International by 1.4% in the second quarter. Analysts are also projecting an Average Revenue Estimate for Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc.as $2.34 Billion in the Current Quarter.

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Ronna Romney McDaniel tapped to lead RNC

Both are expected to be voted on next month at the RNC's winter meeting, but typically RNC members respect the wishes of an incoming or sitting president. For the time being, Romney McDaniel will be named Deputy Chair of the national party until she is formally elected to assume the chairmanship. However, others within Trump's transition team had supported former Republican Governors Association executive director Nick Ayers, who is also a senior adviser to Vice President-elect Mike Pence.

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Federal Prosecutors Accuse Execs of Fixing Drug Prices

Jeffrey Glazer, a former chief executive officer of Heritage Pharmaceuticals Inc., and Jason Malek, an ex-president, were charged in Philadelphia on Wednesday, according to court filings. According to the politicians' letter, the average market price of the generic antibiotic, which is made by several generic drug companies, increased from $4 for a bottle of 50 pills in October 2013 to $191 in April 2014.

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Gundlach: US 10-year Treasury yield above 3% will harm stocks, housing

Gundlach, known on Wall Street as the "Bond King", went "maximum negative" on Treasuries on July 6 when the yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note hit 1.32 percent. There was a decline in European bond yields during the day, which provided some silver relief, and prices briefly tested the $17.20 level. USA 30-year bonds were up 31/32, with a yield of 3.095 percent, compared with Tuesday's 3.146 percent.

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Buyers face higher mortgage payments as rates rise

Mortgage application volume decreased 4% from one week earlier as interest rates on 30-year loans continued to rise, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association . Despite the record-low rates now on the market, just a third (33%) of borrowers in the study thought it was important to consider remortgaging once the fixed period of their loan ends.

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Pivotal Research Cuts Nielsen NV (NLSN) Price Target to $43.00

Nielsen Holdings plc (NYSE:NLSN) now has mean rating of 2.20 while 8 analysts have commented the shares as "BUY", 5 recommended as "OUTPERFORM" and 5 commented as "HOLD". On 7/26/2016 Nielsen NV announced a quarterly dividend of $0.31 2.29% with an ex dividend date of 8/23/2016 which will be payable on 9/8/2016. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, November 18th.

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After Greenpeace licence goof up, MHA orders probe

The Home Ministry has launched an investigation as three non-governmental organisations have their Foreign Contribution Regulation Act licences renewed online, though these were cancelled manually over the past year. The ministry also ordered a review of the recent renewal of FCRA registration of 13,000 NGOs to look into the possible goof-ups of existing rules. "The renewal order shall be non-estab-initio".

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With Obama Leaving, Small Business Owners' Optimism Highest In Eight Years

The NFIB received responses from 724 small businesses during the month. The NFIB bases the optimism index on the results of monthly surveys of members of the small business advocacy group, a lot of them business owners. Expected higher sales rose 16 points, from a net four percent to a net 20 percent. "Federal taxes, regulations, and Obamacare are the three biggest impediments to running a small business in America", Duggan said, highlighting three key ingredients of Trump's policy ...

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Brokers Issue New Targets On Hovnanian Enterprises Inc (HOVNP)

Hovnanian Enterprises Inc. (NYSE:HOV) reported its last earnings on 12/08/2016. The company's stock is moving with the distance from SMA 50 of -9.7 Percent while the distance from 200-day simple moving average for the stock is 11.92 percent.

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Oil prices fall after US hikes interest rates

Gasoline stocks rose by 497,000 bbl, compared with analysts' expectations in a Reuters poll for a 2.5 MMbbl gain. Oil prices will move further based on the official EIA data which will be released on Wednesday. US supplies are at the highest seasonal level in more than three decades, weekly government data show. U.S. oil storage levels actually fell overall, but almost all of the reduction came on the West Coast, according to the U.S.


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