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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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Analysts Estimates and Ratings: Frontier Communications Corporation (NASDAQ:FTR)

Many research firms have provided their ratings on Frontier Communications Corporation (NASDAQ:FTR) where Deutsche Bank provided Hold rating on the stock on 2-Nov-16. Other research analysts have also issued reports about the company. Analysts had expected Frontier Communications Corporation (NASDAQ:FTR) to post net income of about $-0.04 per share on $2,571.93M in revenue.

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Changing Momentum Stocks: Barrick Gold Corporation (NYSE:ABX) , EQT Corporation (NYSE:EQT)

The institutional investor owned 314,190 shares of the company's stock after buying an additional 5,900 shares during the period. Analysts are also projecting an Average Revenue Estimate for Eldorado Gold Corporation as $132.22 Million in the Current Quarter.

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Sensex rises over 160 points, energy stocks up

The US shares rose after minutes of Federal Reserve's December meeting signalled a less aggressive stance on rate hike. The BSE Sensex is now trading at 26864.32, up by 231.19 points or 0.87% after trading in a range of 26738.42 and 26871.14.

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Prakash Parv - Nation celebrates the 350th anniversary of Guru Govind Singh

Devotees commemorate the day through religious celebrations, prayers and offerings. Two Sikh pilgrims attending the ongoing Prakash Utsav, a mega celebration to mark the 350th birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh, were arrested and jailed after alcohol bottles were recovered in their baggage.

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Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC), Xerox Corporation (NYSE:XRX)

The most optimistic analyst sees the stock reaching $27 while the most conventional predicts the target price at $14.50. The Stock now has Analyst' mean Recommendation of 2 where the scale is from 1 to 5, 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Sell.

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Ken Paxton Files Suit Against FDA for Detaining Law Enforcement Drug

Lethal injection initially required a three-drug cocktail: The first, sodium thiopental or pentobarbital , puts the prisoner to sleep; the second, pancuronium bromide, brings on paralysis and the final agent, potassium chloride, stops the heart.

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Noticeable Runner: Globalstar Inc. (NYSEMKT:GSAT)

Whereas they predicted High and Low Earnings Estimate as $-0.02 and $-0.02 respectively. The mean price target is calculated keeping in view the consensus of 1 analysts. The High Revenue estimate is predicted as 23.71 Million, while the Low Revenue Estimate prediction stands at 23.71 Million. The company has grown 27.7% in past 3 months and in the last five trades has moved down -0.3%.

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NOC: No fuel price hike despite rise in India

The second reason is the increase of crude oil price. The new price list will mean a drop in monthly profits for NOC, which earned Rs280 million last month. Diesel prices went up by 3.07p over the month, from 116.56p on December 4th to 119.63p on December 29th. Similarly, diesel costs Rs 57.82 a litre as against the previous rate of Rs 56.68 per litre.

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Gambia: Exiled elections chief fled to Senegal with other staff

Adama Barrow, candidate of the opposition party, trounced Jammeh, who initially accepted the result but changed his mind nine days later, citing electoral "abnormalities". However his position remained unclear following Jammeh's dramatic about-face. Jammeh says voting irregularities in the December 1 ballot affected the outcome, and his party is challenging the results in court.

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Insurers paid out $50 bln for natural disasters in 2016

This figure was in line with Swiss Re's insured cat loss estimate of $49bn for 2016. Although the global cost was the highest its been in four years, less than one third of the losses were insured, according to German reinsurance firm Munich RE .

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Macy's cuts profit guidance, details store closings

The Minneapolis store, with 280 employees, reportedly will close in March. In Wisconsin, closures include Eau Claire's Oakwood Mall store and the Valley View branch in La Crosse. Comparable sales on an owned plus licensed basis fell 2.1% for the holiday period. The department store chain also lowered its full-year earnings forecast in a report to investors.

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Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) Closed last trading session at $8.18

The company reported its EPS on 12/22/2016. Now shares have been rated as "Buy" from 7 Analysts. Stock's minimum price target estimates has been figured out at $7.75 while the maximum price target forecast is established at $9, if we look at the price target with an optimistic approach it has upside potential of 91% from its latest closing price of $8.24.

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Morgan Stanley Boosts Position in ENERGY TRANSFER PARTNERS (ETP)

The number of times the company missed analysts' estimates is 9. Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (NYSE:FCX) has a mean revenue estimate for the ongoing quarter ending Dec 16 of $4.31B, according to 10 analysts. 11/13/2016 - ENERGY TRANSFER PARTNERS had its "outperform" rating reiterated by analysts at Credit Suisse. 09/29/2016 - Stephens began new coverage on ENERGY TRANSFER PARTNERS giving the company a "overweight" rating.

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Serena stunned in windy Auckland

Top-seeded Serena blamed the wind for a string of unforced errors - 88 in total - in her first event after a four-month layoff. "I didn't hit any returns in the vicinity of the court", the world No. He led 5-2 in the first set but ran into an opponent whose first-serve percentage exceeded 80 percent midway through the final set of the 2½-hour match in the mixed teams tournament.

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Trump backs Assange over U.S. intelligence over Russian hacking claim

On Tuesday, the president elect trolled the U.S. agencies, going so far as putting the word intelligence in quote marks. He told the news station: "I hope the president-elect will get his information and trust the American patriots who work in the intelligence community who swear oath and allegiance to the Constitution, and not some guy hiding from the law who has a record undercutting and undermining American democracy".


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