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Stocks Under Review Gerdau SA (ADR) (NYSE:GGB), Boeing Co (NYSE:BA)

Nwam LLC increased its stake in shares of Gerdau SA by 0.5% in the third quarter. Last time the company reported, Gerdau S.A. ( GGB ) generated $0.05 in earnings per share, beating the consensus estimate of $0.01. Gerdau S.A. (NYSE: GGB ) has the market capitalization of $5.14 Billion. The firm is trading with SMA20 of -15.75 Percent, SMA50 of -11.22 Percent and SMA200 of 25.67 percent.

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Goldman Sachs Indicates Potential 73.5% Increase In Shares Of Ocado Group Plc

Shares of ITV plc (LON:ITV) opened at 170.10 on Friday. Deutsche Bank has "Hold" rating and GBX 95 price target. According to the analyst this now indicates there is a potential increase of 73.98% from Ocado Group Plc's current price of 252.9.

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Modi in city, says countdown to razing of the corrupt has begun

Time has come for ruin of dishonest people. We will not shy away from taking hard decisions if those decisions are in the interest of the country. The Prime Minister while announcing the demonetisation decision on November 8 had said there would some inconvenience to people for the initial 50-day period, till December 30.

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Performance history: Southwestern Energy Company's (SWN)

The stock has relative volume of 1.15. A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of SWN. For the quarter, shares are performing at -20.06%. The business had revenue of $651 million for the quarter. The EPS for the most recent quarter is 0.61. Accenture ( ACN ) stated financial results for the first quarter of fiscal 2017, ended November 30, 2016, with record net revenues of $8.5 billion, a boost of 6 percent in USA dollars and 7 ...

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(WFC) Position Reduced by Armstrong Shaw Associates Inc

DNB Asset Management AS increased its stake in shares of Wells Fargo & Co.by 1.5% in the second quarter. Gemmer Asset Management LLC now owns 3,735 shares of the financial services provider's stock valued at $177,000 after buying an additional 234 shares during the last quarter.

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More signing up for Obamacare

Fewer state residents signed up for an Obamacare plan that will begin at the start of 2017 than for 2016, while the number of people failing to renew their policies grew this year. "And millions of Americans are taking that to heart". The law also encouraged states to expand Medicaid to make it available to more people. Minnesota, with more than 54,000 enrollees as of Monday, doubled the number of sign-ups it had at the same time past year.

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Definite move to damage my personal reputation: Ratan Tata tells shareholders

Besides Ratan Tata, who was brought back as chairman of Tata Sons after Mistry was abruptly removed on October 24, the others named in the plaint include the holding company's directors Ajay Piramal, Amit Ranbir Chandra, Ishaat Hussain, Nitin Nohria, Vijay Singh, Venu Srinivasan, Ralf Speth, N Chandrasekaran, and Ranendra Sen.

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Berlin Truck Attack: Nephew of Suspect Anis Amri, 2 Others Arrested

German authorities said they were still awaiting official confirmation that the person killed in Milan was Amri, but German Interior Ministry spokesman Tobias Plate said "should this turn out to be true, then the Interior Ministry is relieved that this person doesn't pose a threat anymore".

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Teasing starts for Currys, Tesco Boxing Day sales

IT IS that time of year again, Christmas is almost upon us and that means the inevitable festive grocery shop battling through crowds of people to make sure your Christmas dinner is well stocked. 23 - 9:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Asda's supermarket in Wallington, on Marlow Way, is a 24-hour-store but will close at 8pm on Christmas Eve . The Food Lion Christmas Timings this year shall be similar to regular operational hours i.e.

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Bitcoin enjoys end of year price surge

Analysts expect the demand for safe haven assets like digital currency to drive bitcoin's value up by as much as $100 in the coming months. Weakening pressure on the RMB Yuan, which intensified this month as the USA projected a faster pace of tightening next year following Donald Trump's Presidential election win, is also increasing demand for Bitcoin in China, where the majority of trading occurs.

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BB&T Securities LLC Raises Stake in Annaly Capital Management Inc. (NLY)

Bank of America Corp. lowered Annaly Capital Management from a "neutral" rating to an "underperform" rating in a research report on Thursday, December 15th. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, December 28th. This is an increase from Annaly Capital Management's previous quarterly dividend of $0.26.

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Canada GDP Contracts in October on Weak Manufacturing Output

Manufacturing was down two per cent, the biggest monthly drop since December 2013. The support sector for the petroleum and mining industry rose 4.4 per cent on stronger drilling activity, but it was still well below what it saw in early 2015 as the oil price shock began to pinch.

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Dow 20000 hopes slip away as election optimism wanes

The Dow Jones Industrial Average ultimately encountered fading momentum in the back-half of this week, after initially looking as though it would easily notch its 20,000 milestone in the first half of the week. ConAgra rose 3.39 percent after the packaged foods maker's quarterly profit beat estimates. In Toronot, Canada's main stock index was barely higher Thursday as resource stocks broadly gained and financial and consumer names pulled back.

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Which Analysts Are Watching Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA)?

Year to Date (YTD) performance of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. Jolley Asset Management LLC boosted its stake in Walgreens Boots Alliance by 104.5% in the second quarter. Robert W. Baird initiated the shares of WBA in a report on Friday, January 22 with "Outperform" rating. Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. has a 52-week low of 71.50 and a 52-week high of 88.00.

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What are analysts Suggestions on: The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS)

The company's stock has a market capitalization of $101.15 Billion. The EPS for the most recent quarter is 1.28. Institutional investors own 90.25% of the company's stock. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, February 28th. Mosaic said the business to be acquired now has capacity to produce 4.8 million tonnes of finished phosphate crop nutrients and 500,000 tonnes of potash.

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China slaps GM with $29 million fine amid growing tensions

The city's pricing bureau said yesterday that since 2014 the USA carmaker's venture with China's largest automaker SAIC Motor Corp had set minimum prices on models including the Cadillac SRX, Chevrolet Trax and Buick Excelle GT. The announcement's time however arrives when China is weighing in on how it will approach the threats made by U.S. President-elect Donald Trump relative to trade.

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FBR & Co Weighs in on Huntington Bancshares Inc.'s FY2018 Earnings (HBAN)

Finally, Fishman Jay A Ltd. MI increased its position in Huntington Bancshares by 8.3% in the second quarter. That means the share price went down -1.68% from its 52-week low and trades up 75.05% versus the highest price the stock has traded at during the previous year.

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Berlin attack suspect killed in shootout with Italian police

The minister told a press conference in Rome that Anis Amri had been fatally shot after firing at two police officers who had stopped his auto for a routine identity check around 3:00 AM (0200 GMT). Der Spiegel magazine said Amri was categorised by Germany's intelligence services as a " risky person" who had the potential to carry out attacks. But as new details emerge about just how easily would-be terrorists who are under surveillance in every country they traverse, one might beg the ...

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China Fines General Motors for Monopolistic Pricing

The China Daily reported earlier this month that the government would soon penalize a US automaker for price fixing, citing an interview with Zhang Handong, director of the NDRC's price supervision bureau. But this isn't the first penalty issued by China to a foreign auto maker over alleged monopolistic pricing behavior. For the last 37 years the USA has officially recognized Beijing as China's one government and has maintained only unofficial relations with Taiwan.

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More Than 6 Million Sign Up for Obamacare

In a Wednesday conference call with reporters, Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell said the figures indicate the marketplace is "strong" and that "doomsday predictions about the exchange were wrong". "In fact, just the federal government's expenditures in establishing and operating the [Affordable Care Act] exchanges-a function devoted exclusively to enrollment-vastly exceeds the total administrative costs, both for enrollment and operations-of private-sector ...

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Latest Bank Mortgage Settlements Aim to Get More Relief to Consumers

U.S. investment bank Goldman Sachs agreed in April to pay more than $5 billion to settle similar allegations. Two former Barclays executives - John T Carroll and Paul Menefee - were named as individual defendants in the lawsuit accused of playing key roles in the alleged fraud.

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Deutsche Bank reaches US$7.2 bln settlement on United States mortgage cases

In addition, the bank would provide consumer relief totaling $2.8 billion over the course of five years post settlement. The DoJ has filed a civil complaint in a NY court which accuses the British bank and employees of misrepresenting the quality of loans they sold to tens of thousands of investors between 2005 and 2007 in the run-up to the country's financial meltdown.

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Deutsche and Credit Suisse pay billions over mortgage backed securities

It was this packaging of largely garbage loans - and telling investors they were safe and solid investments - that was at the heart of the financial crisis. The Justice Department is still pursuing mortgage allegations against other lenders in addition to Barclays. Barclays considers that the claims made in the complaint are disconnected from the facts.

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Recent Trading Alert: (NYSE:PBR-A) , Buenaventura Mining Company Inc. (NYSE:BVN)

As it is, Petrobras' involvement in the multibilliondollar money laundering and bribery case continues to weigh on it. The Brazilian oil firm said earlier this year it would sell some assets because of the drop in global oil prices, a corruption scandal involving the company and a downturn in Brazil's economy.

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CBI Raids Malappuram Co-operative Bank, Seizes Rs 266 Crore

ED conducted raids at Kannur, Kozhikode, and Thrissur while the CBI officials conducted inspections of records of district co-operative banks in Kollam and Malappuram. According to CBI officials, the bank officials along with some others transported Rs 25 crores in old notes from Beed to Mumbai to convert them into new notes.

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Rite Aid Announced its Financial Results for Q3 of Fiscal 2017

Fred's stock has soared since, rising about 75 percent this week, its biggest one-week gain since its shares began trading almost 25 years ago. After the session opened at $78.96, the stock's price hit the top of $ 78.96 while it touched a low of $ 77.32.

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The US economy was stronger than previously thought in the third quarter

The upward revision mainly reflected stronger consumer spending, which grew at a 3 percent annual rate, more than the 2.8 percent pace that was estimated a month ago. "We expect GDP growth to slow markedly to 1.3% in 2017 - as consumer fundamentals weaken markedly and business uncertainty is heightened by the Government triggering Article 50 to formally start the UK's exit from the European Union".

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Noteworthy Stocks: Whiting Petroleum Corp. (NYSE:WLL), General Motors Company (NYSE:GM)

SG Americas Securities LLC's holdings in Ford Motor were worth $25,472,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. About 103 shares traded hands. The ratio dived, as 68 funds sold all Ford Motor Company shares owned while 363 reduced positions.

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Prominent Runners: American International Group, Inc. (NYSE:AIG), Allergan plc (NYSE:AGN)

On 12/21/2016, Vetr Inc. released a statement on Allergan plc Ordinary Shares (NYSE:AGN) upped the target price from $0.00 to $216.36 that suggested an upside of 0.12%. Lazard Asset Management LLC raised its position in shares of Allergan PLC by 53.8% in the third quarter. The stock has a market cap of $75.01 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 5.61 and a beta of 1.08.

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Wisconsin electoral voters all expected to stick with Trump

Wisconsin has one elector for each of its eight congressional districts and two statewide electors, all nominated by party officials. The deal was done when Republican electors from Texas put Trump over the 270-mark on Monday afternoon. The Left and some anti-Trump Republicans had hoped that enough electors would jump ship, but the Associated Press was able to survey 330 of the 538 electors, noting that Trump had enough to officially clinch the presidency.

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Lessons the Democrats still refuse to learn about Trump's victory

Trump also tweeted Wednesday that he didn't get enough credit for capitalizing on this quirk of the election system. The way the electoral college works, each state has a certain number of electoral votes assigned to it. In 2000, Republican George W. Bush defeated Democrat Al Gore. But it certainly isn't healthy to have the popular vote loser become president, as will now happen for the second time in 16 years.

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Brief filed in Brendan Dassey appeal

The document describes Dassey as wracked by guilt, losing 40 pounds and staring into space, "crying...uncontrollably", and confessing some information to a cousin two months later. They say Dassey's claims regarding his confession leaves out the fact that investigators interviewed him "assuming he was just a witness". The 27-year-old is now serving a life sentence in his home state of Wisconsin for the 2007 murder of Halbach, after he told police that he helped his uncle Steven Avery rape ...

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Christmas and New Year opening times for Asda and Lidl in Larne

The Windsor-Essex call centre remains open 24 hours a day throughout the holiday season. This year, Wal-Mart made waves when it announced it will be closing two hours earlier than it has in the past on Christmas Eve Day . - on that holiday because they won't be closing until then on New Years Eve. On New Years Eve, Annie's will be open until 9 p.m. Old Navy - 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec.31 - 9:30 a.m.

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Barrick Gold Corp. (ABX) Downgraded by TD Securities to "Hold"

The Mean and Low price Targets are $21.01 and $15, respectively. Barrick Gold Corporation (USA) (NYSE:ABX) shares were trading -39.52% below from the 52-week high price mark of $23.41 and +95.23% above from the 52-week price bottom of $7.25.

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Stock With Upside & Impressive Recent Growth: The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW)

Demand for Canadian flax, used in linoleum flooring and health foods, has pushed prices of the oilseed to one-year highs as Europe shuns Russian supplies laced with a herbicide made by The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW). The higher end of the revenue estimate is $4.33 Billion and the lower end is $4.19 Billion. The difference between the expected and actual EPS was $0.12/share, which represents an Earnings surprise of 15.2%.


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