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Investors Catching Stocks: J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP)

C. Penney Company, Inc. now shows a Weekly Performance of -2.92%, where Monthly Performance is -12.25%, Quarterly performance is -9.87%, 6 Months performance is -6.94% and yearly performance percentage is 24.77%. The Stock had a 2.53 Consensus Analyst Recommendation 30 Days Ago, whereas 60 days ago and 90 days ago the analyst recommendations were 2.53 and 2.47 respectively.

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Obama vs. Trump Poll: Who Would Win Election Between President And President-Elect?

Forty-six per cent of respondents are confident Trump can handle an worldwide crisis, 47 per cent believe he will use military force wisely, while 44 per cent think he can prevent major scandals in his administration, the poll shows. Released on Monday and gleamed from the responses of 1,028 respondents, the data reflects much of the polarization now gripping the nation. He will have less support than outgoing President Obama.

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Megyn Kelly Announces Departure From Fox News

And that after all is why I believe we're here: human connection. Megyn Kelly , the Fox News star whose 12-year stint has been marked by upheavals at her network and personal attacks on the campaign trail, is headed to NBC News. "The Murdoch family has been kind and good to me at every turn, and my colleagues are like a second family". She was bashed in 2013 when she responded to the suggestion of a diverse Santa Claus by saying: "For all you kids watching at home, Santa just is white".

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HDFC cuts interest rates on housing loans

One bps is 0.01 percentage point. Meanwhile, public sector lender Bank of India too announced reduction in benchmark lending rate by up to 0.9 percent. However, analysts are skeptical about the fillip to demand. The bank's revised overnight MCLR rate now stands at 8.45% as against previous rate of 9.25%.

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Feds fine credit reporting agencies $23M

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced Tuesday that TransUnion and Equifax must pay fines totaling $5.5 million and return about $17.6 million to wronged consumers. In reality, consumers who signed up received a free trial of seven or 30 days, after which they were automatically enrolled in a subscription program.

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Connor Cook Expected To Start At QB For Raiders Vs. Texans

The quarterbacks are the storyline for the 1:35 p.m. kickoff, but not in the way either team would've liked. McGloin, who was originally questionable to return, made his case to reporters after the game and said he plans to be healthy enough to play next weekend.

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Cuomo announces plan for free in-state tuition

Oregon, Tennessee, Georgia, Michigan, and Louisiana have all done so in various forms, but not all of those programs have proven sustainable. "But to really prove his progressive bona fides, Cuomo must "lead his own state party into unified opposition to [President-elect Donald] Trump's toxic agenda", as Ilya Sheyman, executive director of MoveOn.org", told The Atlantic in December.

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May suffers Brexit blow as UK's European Union ambassador resigns

Critics accuse of him of being pro-EU, but European diplomatic sources defend him as a realist. "The Government will have to get its skates on to make sure there is a replacement in place so he or she can work with Sir Ivan in the transition", he told the BBC .

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British Airways cabin crew announce 48-hour strike

The strike action is being taken by so-called "mixed fleet" cabin crew, who joined British Airways since 2010. He added that the union remained hopeful that a negotiated settlement could be achieved. The airline said: "We are now focused on protecting our customers from this unnecessary and completely unjustified action". Mixed fleet Unite represents only 15 per cent of our cabin crew.

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Exxon Mobil Cashes Out Ex-CEO Tillerson Ahead of Confirmation Hearings

If Mr. Tillerson is confirmed, Exxon will transfer the equivalent value of two million unvested shares that he was set to receive at his previously expected retirement in March into a trust, according to the company. ExxonMobil says the accord was reached "in consultation with federal ethics regulators". As the nation's top diplomat, Tillerson would have a major impact on Exxon-Mobil's business.

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Macau Casino Revenues 3.3% Lower in 2016

Macau had a record $45.2 billion in gaming revenue in 2013, before the market's contraction began thanks to increased government oversight on the junket industry that extends credit to high rollers. MGM shares were up 0.14% to $28.87 in late morning trading Tuesday. Casino revenues fell 3.3 per cent to 223.2 billion patacas past year, easing from the 34.3 per cent drop recorded in 2015.

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Russia's oil production up from 2015

Non-OPEC country Oman is expected to reduce its oil output by 5% from March. Low crude oil prices during 2015 and early months of 2016 had kept inflation under check thereby helping the government to trim CAD. Oil market turbulence caused oil prices to plunge from $115 per barrel in June 2014 to less than $30 per barrel in January 2016, causing hardship for oil exporters.

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GM counters Trump's Twitter claim about Chevy Cruze being made in Mexico

While cancelling the plant in San Luis Potosi city, the U.S. vehicle maker said it would spend $700 million to improve the Flat Rock Assembly Plant in MI. He said that Ford's decision was influenced by the expectation, based on statements by the president-elect, that under Trump conditions for doing business in the us will be favorable.

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The JP Morgan Chase & Co (JPM) Price Target Cut to $67.00

The company's 5 year Earnings per share growth and Capital Spending growth remains at 8.65 and 0. Finally, Lourd Capital LLC increased its position in J P Morgan Chase & Co by 15.0% in the second quarter. Compass Point started coverage on J P Morgan Chase & Co in a research report on Tuesday, October 11th. J P Morgan Chase & Co has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average price target of $73.62.

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Peso Takes Hit After Ford Cancels Plant

Ford also announced it plans to invest about $700 million in a MI factory that will build high-tech autonomous and electric vehicles. The company also revealed it has canceled plans to build a $1.6 billion plant in Mexico. The cars are among 13 new global electrified vehicles to be introduced in the next five years, including an F-150 Hybrid, Mustang Hybrid and Transit Custom plug-in hybrid, the company said Tuesday.

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Frontier Wealth Management LLC Boosts Stake in Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (FCX)

Mount Vernon Associates Inc. MD raised its stake in shares of Freeport-McMoran by 9.0% in the second quarter. GA ADV now owns 17,000 shares of the natural resource company's stock valued at $189,000 after buying an additional 500 shares in the last quarter.

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Airtel Offers Free 4G Data of Worth Rs.9000 for 12 Months

Post Paid Users: As per available information, this special free 4G data for a year would be applicable for all users of MyPlan Infinity Plans, as an additional 3GB of data would be automatically added to their account, every month. the Rs 549 Infinity pack will now provide unlimited STD/Local calls and 6GB of 4G data (3GB regular data + 3GB of free data). Airtel prepaid users will get 3 GB of data above their usual 1 GB data on recharge of Rs 345, making it a total of 4 GB data per month.

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Google to help Indian SMBs go digital

Mr. Pichai said the brand new tool - My Business, has been introduced in India first and would be taken to other countries gradually. Google has been fairly active in India with consumer products being geared specifically towards the market.

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Ford To Cancel Mexico Plant, Add 700 Jobs

Those two models were among seven of 13 electrified vehicles Ford confirmed today as part of its announcement. The plant also will make a hybrid autonomous vehicle that is scheduled to be released in 2021. Fields said Trump influenced the automaker's decision to continue building the MKC in a Louisville, Kentucky, factory where it also produces the Ford Escape SUV.

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Tree pick up for city residents starts next week

Last year, more than 6,000 trees were collected in New Orleans and airlifted by the Louisiana National Guard into the Bayou Sauvage National Wildlife Refuge to create new marsh habitat. Christmas trees will be accepted until January 31. Do not place trees in bags. Edwardsville Township is comprised of the city of Edwardsville, village of Glen Carbon and unincorporated areas just outside of these two municipalities.

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Python attacks, takes down alligator at Big Cypress National Preserve in Florida

It turns out a Burmese Python, an invasive species to Florida, and an alligator were fighting to the death. His video of a Burmese python wrestling an alligator in the water has quickly gone viral. "I remember seeing a hind leg with a claw and his tail rising up out of the water", Capozzi said. The Miami Herald reported that the last time a gator and python were seen battling in the area the gator managed to break free of the 13-foot python's stomach, snapping the snake in half.

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Oil prices just hit an 18-month high

February West Texas Intermediate crude fell by 82 cents, or 1.5%, to $52.90 an ounce on the New York Mercantile Exchange. Effective Monday, members of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries are obliged to cut production by a collective 1.2 million barrels per day in an effort to correct a market that favors the supply side.

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Cempra Inc (NASDAQ:CEMP) Noted As 'Neutral' In Update From Roth Capital

The correct version of this article can be read at https://www.com-unik.info/2017/01/03/roth-capital-downgrades-cempra-inc-cemp-to-neutral.html. Wall Street brokerage firms that regularly cover the stock have provided price targets and recommendations on Cempra, Inc.

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US Manufacturing Activity Gains in December

The US ISM manufacturing index strengthened to 54.7 for December from 53.2 in November. The index also started 2016 in negative territory for the first two months, but ended the year showing growth in nine months total. At the same time, new order exports rose to 56 from 52, a sign that external demand may be gaining some momentum. Only four reported reduction in orders, including furniture.

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Vatican McDonald's opens despite cardinal protests

The fast-food restaurant, located in a building that is owned by the Vatican in the Borgo Pio district, prompted angry protests from some prelates who lived in the same building and were asked to help pay for the renovations that were needed to accommodate the restaurant.

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GST rollout looks unlikely by July on banknote ban

The Ministry has further asked the Council to ensure that there is no impact of GST on import or leasing of aircraft engine or spare parts, Mr. Choubey said. Most states' tax collections have taken a hit of 30-40%. "Last December, our tax collection grew by 11% and this year tax collection stood at a negative 2% because of demonetisation".

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GOP drops effort to gut independent ethics office following severe backlash

In the wake of white-hot public scrutiny, Republicans in the U.S. House have abandoned, at least for now, a plan to bring to heel a key ethics watchdog overseeing Congress. If this is Opening Day hubris, be very anxious about days two and beyond. Charging that the Office of Congressional Ethics has grown too intrusive since it was created in 2008 in the aftermath of several corruption scandals, House Republicans initially voted to place the watchdog under the oversight of the ...

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Pipeline protesters had Vikings tickets, concealed climbing gear under winter clothing

Police say a woman arrested following the hanging a Dakota Access pipeline protest banner from the roof of U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis during a Minnesota Vikings' game is suspected of burglary. The pair watched the rest of the game, occasionally shifting positions or waving at spectators. Police spoke with them from a catwalk in attempt to get them to stop, and by the fourth quarter about a half-dozen police and firefighters in rappelling gear were on the truss waiting to remove the pair.

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USA stocks open higher on first trading day of 2017

The Dow spent December flirting with the unprecedented level - coming within 25 points at its peak - but never achieved it, spurning many analysts' predictions that the mark would be reached before the end of 2016. The biggest gainers on the Dow were Nike, up 2.5%, and Caterpillar, up 2%. The Stoxx Europe 600 Index rose 0.3 percent, paring its yearly drop to 1.2 percent, the principal withdraw since 2011.

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Chided by Trump, Ford scraps Mexico factory, adds MI jobs

The peso weakened 0.93 percent to 20.9315 per dollar, its lowest level since November 14, following the announcement by Ford, which had come under harsh criticism from U.S. Such remarks have signaled an uncommon degree of intervention for an incoming USA president into the affairs of US corporations. "Make in U.S.A.or pay big border tax!" Ford spokeswoman Jennifer Flake said the automaker will save $500 million by not opening the new plant in the near term, but will have some undisclosed ...

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Girl Scouts celebrating 100 years with 2 new s'mores-inspired varieties

You can pre-order the S'mores cookies for $5.50 a box, which is $1.50 more than a box of the traditional varieties - Thin Mints, Samoas, Tagalongs, Trefoils, Do-si-dos and Savannah Smiles. A big change to the recipes came in 2005 when transfats were removed. This year, along with our iconic flavors, we are introducing a new cookie, the Girl Scout S'mores Cookie: a premium graham cracker sandwich cookie filled with creamy chocolate and fluffy marshmallow.

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Murphy: Republicans Might Have A Hard Time Repealing ACA

Pence told reporters at Trump transition headquarters in NY. Democrats are also launching a broader health care offensive against Republicans that focuses not only on their push to repeal Obamacare but any prospective efforts from the GOP to overhaul Medicare and Medicaid .

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Seven American Airlines Flight Attendants Hospitalized with Mysterious Illness

Their spokesperson stated that the crew members did go to the hospital after complaints of their headaches. However, it's unclear what caused the illness, with American confirming there were no toxic fumes, smoke or unusual odors aboard the aircraft.

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BBB revokes MyPillow accreditation

According to BBB, the company's "buy one, get one free offer" is actually the regular product price, which violates an advertising code of conduct agreed to by MyPillow . Naturally, I am terribly disappointed by the BBB's decision. The BOGO complaint was not the only issue or complaint the BBB brought to MyPillow's attention.

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What the media are saying about Seahawks ahead of playoffs

Like his team, Rodgers has been flawless during the streak with 15 TD passes and no interceptions. But with the Atlanta Falcons defeating the New Orleans Saints, the Seahawks will be home next week for the Wild Card round of the playoffs. He did it in his 109th game Sunday night against Green Bay. That breaks the record previously held by Matt Forte. Wilson's passing needs to step up, and he may be able to do this easily against the Lions, given the fact that this team has been allowing ...


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