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Wal-Mart's Comparable Sales Top Estimates

Wal-Mart Stores comprises approximately 1.8% of Robinson Value Management Ltd.'s holdings, making the stock its 21st largest position. Finally, Wells Fargo & Company reiterated a market perform rating on shares of Wal-Mart Stores in a research report on Thursday, January 26th.

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Russia's Rosneft, Libya's NOC sign crude oil offtake deal

Meeting on the sidelines of an global energy conference in London, the head of the National Oil Corp. of Libya met with Rosneft Chairman Igor Sechin to lay the groundwork for investments in the Libyan oil sector. Haftar's forces have recently been cooperating with the Tripoli-based NOC despite previous attempts to sell oil independently. "We need the assistance and investment of major global oil companies to reach our production goals and stabilise our economy", he said.

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White House struggles to insulate Trump from security advisor scandal

CNN has reported that U.S. intelligence agencies told Trump and then President Barack Obama about Russian efforts to build up compromising financial and personal information about him last month. "Gen. Michael Flynn was clearly not the right person for that job". White House spokesman Sean Spicer is likely to face a buzzsaw of questions about the drama when he walks into the bear pit of the White House Briefing Room on Tuesday at 1 p.m.

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Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT) Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.51

Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twenty-two have assigned a hold rating and nine have issued a buy rating to the company's stock . Shares of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. If you are viewing this piece of content on another publication, it was illegally stolen and reposted in violation of worldwide copyright and trademark law.

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Lloyds underlines recovery with higher dividend and profits

The Company has 52-week high of $4.42 and 52-week low of $2.47. The 20 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Lloyds Banking Group have a median target of 3.69, with a high estimate of 4.52 and a low estimate of 2.03. The stock's 50 day moving average price is GBX 65.28 and its 200 day moving average price is GBX 59.45. Lloyds Banking Group PLC has an average rating of Hold and a consensus price target of GBX 68.22 ($0.85).

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Govt has no plans to introduce Rs1,000 currency notes: Shaktikanta Das

Commenting on the issue of low cash in ATMs, Shaktikanta Das said that the government was addressing the "complaints of cash out in ATMs". No plan to bring back Rs 1000 note, says Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das. "Overdrawal by some deprives others", said Das. He advised people to withdraw only that much amount as required. On Tuesday, Indian Express reported that the Reserve Bank of India and the government had made up their minds to reintroduce Rs 1,000 notes to replace the ...

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Big Brown Drones: UPS Moves Closer to Autonomous Delivery from Its Trucks

The drone took off from a UPS auto roof and flew autonomously to its destination where it dropped off a package and returned to the vehicle. UPS has unveiled its plan for delivery drones: build them right into trucks, and launch them at various points along their route.

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Central Bank of Nigeria overhauls forex policies

Lamido said the new currency policy was a bold reflection of the fiscal policy of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration which seeks to make the Naira a competitive currency in global trade. Also in purchasing foreign exchange for school fees, CBN says applications shall be for university education only while remittances shall be made directly to the university's account.

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Two men charged with attempted murder in Ames, Iowa shooting

Maxfield, Siner, Smith, and Henry are now enrolled at ICCC, according to Beneke. They are: Charles Smith, 20, and Traveion D. Henry, 21, both of Milwaukee, Wis., and both charged with attempted murder. One was transported to a hospital in Des Moines. Ames police said both officers are now assigned to the department Safe Neighborhoods Team and remain on administrative leave until the investigation is complete.

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Past 3 Quarter Analysis for Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT)

The company had revenue of $129.75 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $130.22 billion. On Oct 16 Wal-Mart Stores Inc. The stock has a quick ratio of 0.20 and a current ratio of 0.90. WMT has been the topic of several research reports. Vetr lowered Wal-Mart Stores from a "strong-buy" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $77.00 price objective for the company.in a report on Tuesday, November 8th.

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Severe Flooding Hits Manteca in Northern California

The order impacts roughly 500 people. A breach in a levee in south San Joaquin County that forced as many as 500 people from their homes was plugged Monday night. "What will happen is it the river breaks it will try to self-equalize, so", Anthony Burger with the California Conservation Corps said. An evacuation center has been set up at the Lathrop Community Center at 15552 5th Street in Lathrop.

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Decoding Bharat QR Code

Here you don't have to enter the amount. Users can make payments by scanning the code and entering the transaction amount. Although various private companies and banks already have this facility in their mobile app, but what makes this QR code different from others is that it is interoperable with all the banks and it is not a closed-loop system.

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Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) Advances 3.26% Tuesday's Premarket

The retailer reported $1.30 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.29 by $0.01. Wal-Mart shares have climbed slightly since the beginning of the year, while the Standard & Poor's 500 index has risen 5 percent.

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RBC Capital Markets Reaffirms "Sector Perform" Rating for Campbell Soup Company (CPB)

Several equities analysts have recently weighed in on the company. 12/24/2014 - Campbell Soup Company had its "neutral" rating reiterated by analysts at Zacks. The correct version of this report can be viewed at [[permalink]]. In other news, insider Carlos Barroso sold 9,130 shares of Campbell Soup Company stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, January 4th.

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Police program at elementary schools suspended amid public concern

After the meeting Chief Kasper met with Northampton School Superintendent Dr. John Provost where it was chose to stop the program. The program, started by the Northampton Police Department in December, had officers stand outside of a school each Friday morning to high-five students as they walked in to begin the day.

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Reviewing Individual Broker Targets Of Cone Midstream Partners (NYSE:CNNX)

Barclays PLC restated an "equal weight" rating and issued a $29.00 price target (down previously from $39.00) on shares of Shell Midstream Partners, L.P.in a research note on Wednesday, November 9th. Magellan Midstream Partners L.P.'s dividend payout ratio is 97.44%. 08/18/2016 - Magellan Midstream Partners L.P. was downgraded to " by analysts at Morgan Stanley.

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Wal-Mart Q4 Profit Down, But Results Top Estimates

However, solid fourth-quarter reports from Wal-Mart (WMT - Free Report), Macy's (M - Free Report), and Home Depot (HD - Free Report) have investors in a frenzy on Tuesday. WMT has been the subject of several other research reports. 11/16/2016 - Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. had its " rating reiterated by analysts at Credit Suisse.

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Concept of Digital Payments has seen a mass movement in India, says

Digital payment channels like mobile wallets, USSD and RuPay have seen massive uptake and rise in transactions post demonetisation. According to the latest figures released by the National Payments Corporation of India ( NPCI ), which has been executing the schemes, almost 10 lakh consumers and merchants have been disbursed over Rs.153.5 crore as reward money till 20th February, 2017.

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Saudi Arabia favors NY for Aramco IPO

Canadian exchange operator TMX Group is among the venues being considered by Saudi Arabia for the landmark public offering of its state-run oil company Aramco. Vision 2030 aims to diversify the country's assets, which now includes pumping 1 in every 9 barrels of oil globally. The IPO is part of a wider government operation to modernise the Saudi economy and make it less dependent on oil reserves to flourish.

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Centre to pay pending ONGC & OIL royalty directly to Assam

The Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas has been allowing ONGC and OIL to supply crude to oil marketing companies at highly discounted rates and has asked the producers to pay royalty to the states on the basis of such subsidised prices. Citing its records in the meeting, the state government had claimed a royalty of around Rs 6,820 crore. The notional price of the crude oil produced by upstream companies is initially derived on the basis of the average worldwide price and then discounts ...

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Grassley Confronted On Immigration By Man Who Says He Was Afghan Translator

Chuck Grassley at a town hall meeting in Garner, Iowa on Tuesday. Chuck Grassley received a question from an Afghan man who asked him for help to stay in the United States in the face of the Trump administration's immigration executive order.

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J. Cole is coming to Dublin

Tickets go on sale February 24 here, while stubs for the tour's Australian leg will go on sale February 28. Tickets to the August 1 show at Barclays Center can also be purchased in person at the American Express Box Office starting Saturday, February 25 at noon (if tickets are still available).

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South Carolina Wal-Mart cashier pays for half of family's groceries

On Saturday night Dasant was working a checkout line, something she usually does not do when she met Ashley Jordan . "We got as much stuff as we could get on my husband's income since I'm a Stay at Home Mom". "So, I hope other people can see what she did and to pay it forward to someone someday because I definitely will". Dasant says she can't really explain what happened next.

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Norton Rose and Chadbourne to Combine

The combination of Norton Rose Fulbright and Chadbourne, which is based in NY and specialises in insurance and cross-border litigation, will mean that the English-dominated... Andrew Giaccia, Chadbourne managing partner, commented: "Our firms share a strategic vision and client focus, and we have highly complementary practice and industry strengths".

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Consensus Watch on Freeport-McMoran, Inc. (NYSE:FCX)

Independent Investors Inc. increased its stake in Freeport-McMoran by 0.5% in the third quarter. On average, equities research analysts anticipate that Freeport-McMoran will post $1.14 EPS for the current year. The earnings of Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (HBAN) are forecasted by the analysts to move at $0.22 in current quarter, from $0.2 a year-ago quarter.

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DHS memo calls for 15k new border agents, faster deports

Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly released implementation memos to agencies to enforce President Donald Trump's executive orders he signed in January. Now that the Trump travel ban is at least temporarily out of the news headlines, attention is shifting to the broader issue of the new administration's overall immigration policies.

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Protests Outside McConnell Town Hall

They didn't like the result of the election. "Winners make policy and losers go home", McConnell noted, obviously gleeful to be on the winning side. "Protests in American are not unusual", McConnell told reporters. We've had them for 240 years. "It doesn't bother me one bit". McConnell's response to the second question was shorter.

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BC budget: De Jong hints at cut to small business tax rate

Another $9 million over three years will go towards keeping rural schools open. In his pre-election budget Tuesday, de Jong announced a plan to cut the PST on electricity in half effective October 1, from seven per cent to 3.5. The province's school system will get an additional $740 million over the next three years, with a large chunk of that money earmarked to cover the costs of hiring new teachers after the province lost a Supreme Court of Canada decision on class size.

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Scripps Networks Scores High Q4 Advertising Results

Scagliotti holds 503,043 (0.39% of shares outstanding). It also beat out analysts' revenue estimate for the quarter, which was set at $879.15 million. Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc .'s (SNI ), a stock from Broadcasting - TV Industry, has a value of $76.04 per share, noted a price change of -1.37% in recent trade close.

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American, United launch cheaper 'basic economy' fares

The basic economy fare is American's latest offering targeted at price-conscious travelers, created to compete with ultra-low cost carriers like Spirit Airlines and Frontier Airlines. On one-way flights, the price break can be as little as $12. The Fort Worth, TX-based carrier said it will expand the basic economy fares to other markets later this year but chose these launch routes because they provide "a variety of competitive situations".

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Fairfax in halt amid Domain IPO rumours

It also owns video streaming company Stan in a joint venture with Nine Entertainment. Fairfax, which has a market value of A$2 billion including Domain, is due to report its first half financial results on Wednesday. Fairfax will issue an interim dividend of 2 cents per share. Under the plan, no extra money would be raised from the restructure. The company revealed it now has 226,000 digital subscribers to its news products and saw a 22 per cent increase in digital subscription revenues.

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Can Carl Icahn Save Bristol Myers Squibb?

Bristol-Myers Squibb Company comprises 1.7% of Arthur M. Cohen & Associates LLC's holdings, making the stock its 14th largest position. Bristol Myers Squibb Co. The company reported the earnings of $0.63/Share in the last quarter where the estimated EPS by analysts was $0.67/share. Bristol-Myers Squibb Company had a net margin of 22.94% and a return on equity of 31.39%.

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Oil rises, but swelling USA output caps rally

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Inc. surged 12.4 per cent to $44.67 after it reported fourth quarter and 2016 annual results. We, however, disagree, especially following the news that Russian Federation overtook Saudi Arabia as the world's largest crude producer in December, when both countries started restricting supplies ahead of agreed cuts with other global producers to curb the worst glut in decades.

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Stock Roundup: Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT)

Prior to Q4, Wal-Mart had struggled to keep pace with Amazon.com, Inc. Nearly three out of four Wal-Mart shoppers bought something on Amazon during the holiday quarter, data tracker Prosper Insights & Analytics found. Thrivent Financial for Lutherans increased its position in Wal-Mart Stores by 791.2% in the fourth quarter. EPS or Earning per Share stands at $4.61.

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First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSLR) Mean Price Target At $34.916

FSLR right now sits at consensus rating of 2.80 while 0 analysts have advocated the shares as "BUY", 0 calls it an "OUTPERFORM" and 0 suggest "HOLD". (NASDAQ:FSLR) to post quarterly earnings at $0.96 per share on revenue of $412.76 million after the closing bell.


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