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Trump Considers Overhaul of Top US Intelligence Agencies

President-elect Donald Trump will reportedly kick of 2017 with a revamp of United States intelligence agencies and a restructuring of the CIA. "The planning comes as Mr. Trump has the expertise to provide, and it's imperative that he convey these findings to our nation's intelligence directors". But while students asked Spicer pointed questions, only one protester, who complained about Trump's "fascist" policies before he was ushered out by security, interrupted Spicer while he spoke.

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Weight Watchers International, Inc. (NYSE:WTW) Issued With 'Buy' Rating At Sidoti

On Wednesday Sidoti reiterated its target for shares of Weight Watchers International, Inc.as "Buy" recommending a target price of 28 for investors; potentially meaning there is an increase of 108.96% from Weight Watchers International, Inc.'s share price of 13.4.

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Amazon's Brick-and-Mortar Bookstore Is Coming to Manhattan

The store will be on the edge of Central Park, located at the Time Warner Center. After the company initially launched its bookstore in Seattle in 2015, a company official claims that Amazon is extremely excited to have scored such a central location for its first-ever NY based book store.

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FTSE 100 movers: Housebuilders gain but Next slumps on profit warning

If it manages to sustain gains, the FTSE 100 could notch up its sixth consecutive all-time closing high after reaching 7,189.74 on Wednesday. Persimmon saw robust sales reservations throughout the autumn season, boosted by readily available mortgage deals.

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Your Kids Will Probably Hate Comcast Digital Home

By the end of the year, Comcast expects over 15 million of its broadband customers will have access to the new features, after it starts rolling out the new Advanced Wireless Gateway . The internet service provider has introduced a new set of cloud-connected features at CES 2017 created to sync your devices and help you control them with greater ease.

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Synchrony Financial (SYF) Downgraded to "Hold" at Vetr Inc

Synchrony Financial on 10/21/2016 reported its EPS as $0.73 with the analysts projecting the EPS of the stock as $0.67. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Synchrony Financial from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Tuesday, November 15th.

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Trump to name Hagerty Japan envoy

Reuters says Hagerty, who is director of appointments to Trump's transition team, spent seveal years in Japan working for a consulting firm. It is unclear what Hagerty's appointment means for his involvement in the push for Nashville to land a Major League Soccer team.

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Army Chief General Bipin Rawat To Visit Jammu And Kashmir Today

Discussing Surgical strikes, the new army chief said that it was well though through operation. Gen Rawat will be visiting Srinagar and Siachen during his tour. He commanded an infantry battalion, along the Line of Actual Control in the Eastern Sector, a Rashtriya Rifles Sector and an Infantry Division in Jammu and Kashmir, a Corps in the Eastern theatre and the Southern Command.

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Recent analysts Ratings: Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (NYSE:VRX)

In contrast to the year ago quarter EPS was at 4.23. Sell-side research firms now have a consensus one year price target of $45.54 on the stock according to First Call. Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (NYSE:VRX) traded 17.26 Million shares and was closed at $15.57 per share. (NYSE:VRX) as "STRONG BUY", 0 rated as "BUY" and 13 issued a "HOLD" rating.

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Two Movers within Analysts Observation: JetBlue Airways Corporation (NASDAQ:JBLU) , Fastenal Company

Similarly, the company has Return on Assets of -25.2 percent, Return on Equity of -60.5 percent and Return on Investment of -22.7 Percent. Bank of Montreal Can increased its position in JetBlue Airways Corporation by 46.4% in the third quarter.

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Investor Research Report on Fairmount Santrol Holdings Inc. (NYSE:FMSA)

The company rocked its 52-Week High of $12.1 on Jan 4, 2017 and touched its 52-Week Low of $1 on Jan 20, 2016. Fairmount Santrol Holdings Inc (NYSE:FMSA)'s shares are now trading -2.24% away from the 52-week high price of $12.06 and +1079% far from the 52-week low price of $1.00.

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ADP Sees 153000 New Jobs in December, Missing Forecasts

Private payrolls across the nation rose by 153,000 from November to December, said payroll processor Automatic Data Processing Inc. and forecasting firm Moody's Analytics . Zandi attempted to buoy uncertainty about how new fiscal policies could impact job creation in the future, noting that fiscal monetary policy can play a significant role in labor market productivity, but job growth will only be constrained by labor supply.

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Southwest Airlines To Leave Dayton

Southwest also provides flights out of Louisville. Southwest Airlines , which has significantly reduced service at the Akron-Canton Airport in recent years, will pull out completely in June, according to the carrier. Thanks largely to AirTran's growth in the 1990s, Akron-Canton emerged as a low-fare alternative to Cleveland Hopkins, 60 miles north. Instead, he said: "The bigger airports are getting bigger".

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Sears to sell Craftsman tool brand to Stanley Black & Decker

A Kmart store in Fredericksburg, as well as one in Baltimore, are among those that are on the chopping block. Investors cheered the move, sending the stock up as much as 8 percent, even as the company reported a 12-13 percent drop in comparable sales during the holiday season.

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Kohl's Corporation (NYSE:KSS) Insider Activities Are in the Air

For Kohl's, a 2.1% drop in comparable sales , which includes e-commerce and stores open for at least a year, was a large disappointment, coming off of several initiatives that had been aimed at getting the retailer's turnaround back on track.

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The Morgan Stanley (MS) Stake Maintained by the Richard Bernstein Advisors LLC

Brokerage firms on the average advocate the company shares as Outperform. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI raised its position in shares of Morgan Stanley by 28.1% in the second quarter. The company's revenue was up 14.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.34 earnings per share.

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Construction output rises at fastest pace for 10 months

It comes after separate PMI figures on Tuesday showed manufacturing output unexpectedly leap to a two-and-a-half-year high in December thanks to an exports boost from the plunging pound. But auto sales are forecast to slow to single-digit growth this year, home sales are on a downward trend and even China's red-hot film industry grew only 3.7 percent last year.

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Trump plans to reorganize CIA, intelligence agency ODNI

There have been mixed reactions from former and current intelligence and law agencies in light of Trump's outspoken skepticism. Trump's team is also, reportedly, drafting a similar plan for the CIA - one that would cut staffing at the agency's Virginia headquarters and send more agents out into the field.

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Delek U.S. buys remainder of fellow refiner Alon USA

The High Revenue estimate is predicted as 1.11 Billion, while the Low Revenue Estimate prediction stands at 831.9 Million. But basic consolidated EPS for the quarter period ended 2015-12-31 came in at $1.1808. The company had revenue of $462.26 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $443.18 million. The company reported $0.03 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.06 by $0.03.

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Sports Direct chairman holds on with Ashley's backing

Mr Hellawell has gone on record to say he will stand down from the role should he be voted down again by minority shareholders at the 2017 AGM. "As chairman, Keith Hellawell has overseen a period of serious operational, governance, and risk oversight concerns which have materially affected the company's outlook and damaged shareholder value", the ISS said in a report.

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What Analysts say about Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE:STZ)?

Reliance Trust Co. of DE now owns 2,202 shares of the company's stock valued at $364,000 after buying an additional 265 shares during the last quarter. The legal version of this news story can be viewed at https://sportsperspectives.com/2017/01/04/american-international-group-inc-acquires-133-shares-of-constellation-brands-inc-stz/.

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The Healthcare Realty Trust Inc. (HR) Cut to Underweight by the KeyCorp

KeyCorp lowered shares of Healthcare Realty Trust to an "underweight" rating in a research report on Wednesday, December 21st. If the $70.73 price target is reached, the company will be worth $54.45 million more. Mesirow Financial Invest Mgmt last reported 1.56% of its portfolio in the stock. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Tuesday, December 22 by Stifel Nicolaus.

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The GTX 1050 and 1050 Ti are going on a road trip

Huang also announced the GeForce Now service, which will allow Windows and Mac users to have a cloud-based PC with a GeForce 1080 or 1060 graphics card for gaming. Users will be able to install games from distribution platforms such as Steam, Battle.net, Origin, Uplay, and GOG, as well as directly installing others.

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Boeing Lands $8 Billion GE Order After Losing $4 Billion Delta Buy

The sale of 75 jets to GE Capital Aviation Services should boost Boeing's 2016 net order tally above 600 airplanes. Boeing will announce its final 2016 sales and delivery figures Friday. The airline, which operates regular flights under the name SmartWings as well as charter flights, is the biggest in the Czech Republic. With the addition of current order, Boeing will report total orders of 536 commercial jets during 2016 lower as compared to its full year guidance.

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Tata Sons likely to remove Mistry as director from board

Tata Trusts, the largest shareholder of Tata Sons with a 66 per cent stake, made the requisition earlier this week. "Cyrus' father (Pallonji Mistry) was known as the Phantom of Bombay House (the Tata Group headquarters), but his son will go down in history as the self-confessed "lame duck' of Bombay House", said Mehli, a reference to Cyrus' email to the Tata Sons board in which he said that he had been reduced to a "lame duck chairman".

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Fisher-Price bike helps iPad-addicted toddlers get exercise

Mattel's Fisher-Price brand has updated its Smart Cycle physical learning arcade system for modern tech-loving toddlers. Think & Learn Smart Cycle acts as a ride-on video game controller and is complete with a tablet holder in front. But when parents are busy and kids are bored, this could be a better (and healthier!) option than reverting to an hour of tablet time or an oft-replayed movie.

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Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD) Quarterly Analysis

Many analysts have provided their estimated foresights on Advanced Micro Devices, Inc . Currently, the stock has a 1 Year Price Target of $8.88. Retail shareholders may assume that most experts' main liability is to the people who keeps on investing in stock.

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Encana expects strong start to five-year plan

Number of analysts are eying on this stock and after detailed observation, they have given the stock mean target price of $13.51 while their mean recommendation is 2.50 (1=Buy, 5=sell). Encana Corporation had a negative net margin of 40.77% and a positive return on equity of 1.79%. Sentinel Trust Co. LBA increased its stake in shares of Encana Corporation by 34.3% in the fourth quarter.

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Oil Prices Enter 2017 At 18-Month Highs

The organization reached a historic deal last month with Russian Federation and other non-members to cut global production by about 1.8 million barrels a day for six months starting January. If true, then the pipeline could add 270,000 barrels per day to Libya's production over the next three months. The country is now considering several options to implement the reduction, including cuts from Kirkuk oilfield, southern fields being developed by oil majors or other state-run areas.

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Southwestern Energy Company (SWN) is Downgraded by BofA/Merrill to Underperform

The Company is focused on creating and capturing additional value through its natural gas gathering and marketing businesses which it refer to as Midstream Services. Earnings Per Share is computed by dividing the total profit by its total shares. The firm earned "Market Perform" rating on Monday, April 25 by Cowen & Co.

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India on Azhar issue

Global Times's editorial further batted for Pakistan saying it should be accorded the same nuclear privileges as India . Agni-5, a 5,000-km range intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), is widely regarded as a strategic missile targeted at China as it can reach nearly all parts of the Chinese mainland.

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Alibaba sues two vendors for allegedly selling fake watches

The Chinese retailer has since been on the defense as it believed the decision was unfair, due to recent increases to the investment and efforts it put into waging war on fake goods on its platforms. In the midst of that case, another fake-Swarovski Taobao seller was discovered, the company said. "We take a holistic and technology-driven approach to IPR-enforcement", said Matthew Bassiur, Alibaba's head of global intellectual property enforcement.

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Closure of Abuja airport shifted to March 8

Sirika explained that during this period, Abuja-bound flights from any part of the world, would use the Kaduna International Airport as an alternative. This assurance was given yesterday when the Governor of Nasarawa state, Tanko Al Makura paid a courtesy visit to the minister of state in Abuja. The Minister of State for Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, says the ongoing Nasarawa State Airport project will serve as a platform for exporting perishable agricultural products .

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Paytm gets final nod to launch its payments bank

He also said paytm payments bank aim is to build a new business model in the banking industry which is focused on bringing financial services to millions of Indians. Paytm , which is run by One97 Communications, recently created two separate entities --Paytm E-commerce and Paytm Payments Bank. The Noida-based Paytm has been making senior level appointments to start its payments bank and hired former central banker and senior executive at PwC Shinjini Kumar as the CEO of payments bank ...

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United Kingdom vehicle sales at record high in 2016

The figures, by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), showed 2.69m new cars were registered in 2016, up 2.3 per cent on the previous year. Hawes said he expected a "lumpy" performance in 2017 but that sales in March, generally the biggest sales month of the year as new licence plates are introduced, will not be affected by the formal start of European Union divorce talks due in the same month.


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