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Ambac Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMBC)

BP stock's price is now -1.03% down from its 52-week high and +43.05% up from its 52-week low. Book value and adjusted book value both increased substantially during the quarter to $42.32 per share and $32.12 per share, or by 6% and 7%, respectively.

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Monday is the Final Day to Sign Up for "Obamacare"

Some dialysis facilities were steering Medicare- and Medicaid-eligible patients to exchange coverage that wasn't in the patients' best interest, but which reimbursed medical providers at rates as much as $100,000 to $200,000 more per patient per year, the HHS said.

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FedEx reports second-quarter earnings

Its shares fell 3 percent in after-hours trading. FedEx is in the midst of what it expects to be another record-breaking holiday shipping season. That's a 1.3 percent increase from $691 million, or $2.44 per share, for the same period past year.

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David Baazov abandons latest bid to acquire Amaya Gaming

Baazov and the four funds were to have financed $3.65 billion of the deal. "However, during the discussions it became evident that the share price premium demanded by certain shareholders exceeded the price at which my investors and I would be willing to complete a transaction", continued the statement from Baazov .

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Von Miller, Aqib Talib, Chris Harris Jr. are the Broncos' Pro Bowlers

For those without the station, the players selected will be available on Buccaneers.com shortly after the announcement. Selections include: Quarterback Matt Ryan , running back Devonta Freeman , wide receiver Julio Jones , center Alex Mack , linebacker Vic Beasley , and kicker Matt Bryant .

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Nielsen Acquires TV Listings and Data Company

In a deal reportedly valued at $560 million, Nielsen said it is acquiring Gracenote from Tribune Media Co. and will utilize its data and technology to provide customers with "deeper analytics on consumer behavior and offer an unprecedented view of audience engagement from discovery to consumption".

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Twitter CTO Adam Messinger to depart, latest in exec exodus

While Twitter over the years has shored up its reliability (when's the last time you saw the fail whale?) it still needs to figure out how to keep the upper ranks constant if it's going to portray an image of stability for current and potential employees.

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AMC becomes largest theater chain in USA after buyout over Carmike approved

DoJ said that the proposed settlement preserves movie theatre competition in 15 local markets and in preshow services and theatre advertising markets. By buying Carmike, AMC will expand its reach to easily more than 600 theaters, surpassing Regal's 565 locations for the No. 1 spot. Shares of AMC on Tuesday rose 1 percent to $33.45, while Carmike shares were up fractionally to $33.40.

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Lennar Corporation (NYSE:LEN) Analytical Report

If you are reading this report on another website, it was copied illegally and reposted in violation of US and global copyright & trademark laws. Finally, Arizona State Retirement System increased its stake in shares of Lennar Corp.by 2.7% in the third quarter.

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Yellen: Challenges Remain for Improving Labor Market

Watch the complete interview with Dr. Chris Hurt in the latest HAT Better Farming report, sponsored by the Indiana Soybean Checkoff. But the Fed's two measly moves over the past year have NOT raised short-term interest rates above the inflation rate.

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Dow Jumps 90 Points Nearer to Milestone 20000 Mark

Seven of the 11 major S&P sectors were higher, with the financial index's 0.97 percent rise leading the advancers. The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index unofficially closed up 23.11 points, or 0.15 per cent, at 15,292.96. The German DAX rose 0.2%. "This is not going to be a big return year for the stock market". "The market is focused on the Trump agenda, which is tax cuts, infrastructure spending and deregulation", said Jeff Zipper, managing director for investments at ...

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Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (HST) stock is worth $16.72

Several other research firms have also commented on XHR. Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. reported its last Earnings on Feb 01 BMO where the company reported Actual EPS of $0.14/Share whereas, the Analyst Estimated EPS was $0.13/share. Host Hotels & Resorts had a net margin of 14.72% and a return on equity of 11.22%. Revenue for the same quarter is predicted to arrive at $1.3B. There were earnings of $0.14 per share.

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Local Salvation Army needs to raise thousands to meet holiday goal

Cowboys star Ezekiel Elliott knew he'd get a penalty if he went ahead with his planned celebration after scoring a touchdown Sunday against the Buccaneers. 'My dream is that the National Football League would fine the daylights out of him, and I'm going to take them to the Supreme Court, ' Jones joked on Sunday night.

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Where is Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) Headed Near Term?

Finally, Enterprise Financial Services Corp increased its stake in shares of Oracle Corp.by 0.8% in the second quarter. Factory Mutual Insurance Co. now owns 2,214,920 shares of the enterprise software provider's stock valued at $90,657,000 after buying an additional 64,000 shares during the last quarter.

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Fire in Air India building

Tuesday's fire broke out around 6 am on the 22nd floor, in a waiting room abutting the chairman-cummanaging director Ashwani Lohani's chambers. "We managed to contain the fire within an hour", he added. Though power was restored in the building by 12.30 pm on Thursday, the 22nd floor remains without electricity. Fire officials said though the fire was confined to the 22nd floor, the smoke caused partial damage to parts of the 23rd floor of the building.

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FERTILIZERS: Mosaic to buy Vale's fertilizer business

Consummation of the transaction is expected to occur in late 2017, subject to the completion of the carve-out of the Cubatão assets from Vale Fertilizantes, satisfaction of customary conditions precedent, including the approval of the Brazilian anti-trust authority (CADE) and of other antitrust authorities, and certain other operational and regulatory milestones.

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Analysts Breakdown Darden, General Mills Earnings Results

The firm has a SMA 50 (Simple Moving Average) of 19.50% and a SMA 200-(Simple Moving Average) of 32.64%. There was another key research note provided by Credit Suisse on Tuesday November 29, 2016. High potential price target is set at $91.00 however minimum price target advised by analysts is $50.00. If you are reading this piece of content on another website, it was stolen and reposted in violation of US and worldwide copyright and trademark legislation.

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Southwest Airlines website down

Customers can still check in at airports using kiosks, or at Southwest ticket counters "We appreciate our customers' patience as we work to restore the website", the statement said.

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Dramatic scenes as Mexico fireworks market explodes

A huge explosion tore through San Pablito Market in Mexico City, Mexico, setting off fireworks. Images that were shown on Milenio TV featured a ton of smoke going up toward the sky, and the photos are beyond shocking. San Pablito Market experienced two similar infernos more than a decade ago when a fire ignited fireworks and led to multiple explosions, thre Associated Press reported .

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Foreign Ministry: Assassination of Russian ambassador to Turkey "barbaric, heinous"

Leonid Slutsky, who heads the worldwide affairs committee in the Russian Parliament, said the shooting was a horrendous tragedy. "It is known how important the relations with Russian Federation are for the region and not only for two countries", Cavusoglu said , according to Turkey's semi-official Anadolu news agency.

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Consensus Weighing in on Nike, Inc. (NYSE:NKE)

At the movement stock is under coverage by number of analysts. Alliancebernstein L.P. raised its stake in Nike by 10.7% in the second quarter. (NYSE:NKE) for the current quarter is -4.4 percent. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 1st. On 11/19/2015 Nike announced a quarterly dividend of $0.32 0.96% with an ex dividend date of 12/7/2015 which will be payable on 1/4/2016.

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Obama May Use 1953 Law to Restrict Offshore Drilling

The Atlantic Ocean areas declared off limits to drilling encompass 5,990 square miles, in addition to 4.913 square miles set aside earlier this year as part of the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument off Cape Cod. While hard to guess, the American portion of the Arctic is estimated to contain 27 billion barrels of oil and 132 trillion cubic feet of natural gas.

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Airbnb Is Building a Flight-Booking Tool

Airbnb is considering an expansion into flight bookings, a new report claimed on Monday . According to the report, Airbnb hopes to get its new flight-booking feature up and running before it pursues an initial public offering - which could be at some point in the next 18 months.

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The Bank of Japan has left monetary policy unchanged

The dollar was helped in part by upbeat comments from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen on the U.S.jobs market. The rhetoric of the statement was similar to that of the previous meeting on November 1 and also included a slowdown in exports and industry, but the expectations of the bank include improved prospects for exports and industrial production.

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Lawsuit challenging Philadelphia soda tax dismissed in its entirety

Philadelphia Court of Commons Pleas Judge Gary S. Glazer dismissed the lawsuit late this morning. - It looks like the controversial soda tax set to take effect in Philadelphia next month is going to happen. "It is victory for Philadelphians, who have waited far too long for investment in their education system and in their neighborhoods". Glazer dismissed all three arguments, saying that the beverage tax "does not violate Uniformity Clause of the Pennsylvania Constitution".

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Bank of Japan lifts economic outlook

The yen had gained about 13 percent this year before the United States election, and has since tumbled about 10 percent. The BOJ also upgraded its assessment of the Japanese economy, noting that the recovery is continuing at a moderate pace.

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Christmas strikes by airport staff are cancelled

Talks are continuing to try to avert strikes by British Airways cabin crew but Mr McCluskey said progress was "painfully slow". Unite members had previously voted by 62.5% to reject a 4.65% three-year pay deal for 2015-2017, which the union said barely kept pace with inflation.

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Analysts showing optimistic trends for: Lloyds Banking Group plc (NYSE:LYG)

A number of brokerages have recently commented on LLOY. The weekly performance of Lloyds Banking Group plc is 1.59%, presenting a monthly performance value of 5.63% with the quarterly performance value of 5.98%. Sales growth for the last five years strolls at -9.70% *. If you are accessing this report on another domain, it was illegally stolen and reposted in violation of USA & global copyright & trademark laws.

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(HPE) Shares Bought by Nationwide Fund Advisors

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Burnley to re-sign Barton

The midfielder has been training with Burnley though and has done enough to earn a deal until the end of the season. Barton admitted breaching the SFA's strict rules barring players betting on matches, even if they don't involve their own club, which were implemented in a bid to preserve sporting integrity.

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(WFC) Earns Buy Rating from Evercore ISI

Evercore ISI's price objective suggests a potential upside of 4.81% from the company's previous close. Finally, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods set a $57.00 price target on Wells Fargo & Co. If you are accessing this news story on another website, it was illegally copied and reposted in violation of US and global copyright and trademark legislation.

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Fairfax to acquire Allied World in $4.9bn deal

It has outperformed by 16.58% the S&P500. The Company has gross margin of 72.60% and profit margin was positive 26.10% in trailing twelve months. Allied World Assurance has a 52-week low of $30.29 and a 52-week high of $52.47. 34 funds bought stakes while 61 increased positions. Bank of America Corp. reaffirmed a "neutral" rating on shares of Allied World Assurance in a report on Saturday, October 22nd.

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Why Diplomats Are Agog at Trump's Ambassador to Israel

In February, he made waves when he told an MSNBC town hall in Charleston, South Carolina, that he wanted to be a "neutral guy" in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and not pick sides. J Street, unsurprisingly, came out blasting Friedman's selection. An investment banker with no foreign policy experience, Friedman served as a volunteer fundraiser for American Friends of Beit El Institutions, which funnels money to illegal Israeli settlements.

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Analyst Today Rating: QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM) , Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:AKAM)

KS boosted its stake in shares of Qualcomm by 6.7% in the second quarter. 22 number of analysts also provided their insight on QUALCOMM Incorporated, where the Average Price Target for the stock is $73.36. The ex-dividend date is Monday, November 28th. Qualcomm's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 55.64%. ILLEGAL ACTIVITY NOTICE: "Qualcomm Inc". (QCOM) Shares Sold by Levy Harkins & Co.

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Bank of Japan Keeps Policy Steady, Upgrades Outlook

The BOJ can easily allow inflation to overshoot without facing any political consequences. The dollar was helped in part by upbeat comments from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen on the U.S.jobs market. After the shock of negative rates in January, a comprehensive policy review in the middle of the year and a new direction since September, a majority of economists surveyed by Bloomberg did not expect any additional easing before BOJ Governor Haruhiko Kuroda steps down in 2018.


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