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More than 436907 acres burned in Texas panhandle, fires still burning

Cody Crockett and Sydney Wallace, a young couple in their early 20s, were killed as well. In Texas, The Lefors East Fire burned over 135,000 acres of land. Hundreds of homes have been threatened and two homes have been reported destroyed. It is burning primarily in grass and brush. NASA tweeted a picture today that shows that the fires are visible from space.

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Office for Budget Responsibility upgrades 2017 growth forecast

The challenge facing Mr Hammond was laid bare as the OBR sounded the alarm over an imminent squeeze on consumer spending triggered by rising inflation from the Brexit-hit pound. Delivering his Budget statement, the Chancellor said the Government "must focus relentlessly on keeping Britain at the cutting edge of the global economy".

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Doctors to speak on behalf of legalizing medical marijuana

That's broader and more permissive than the definition already set in ordinance by some local governments, including Denver, which allows use only on private property - notwithstanding the new exemption for permits it will issue to businesses under Initiative 300.

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Investment Research Analysts Opinion: GGP Inc. (GGP), Southwest Airlines Co. (LUV)

Marshall Wace LLP boosted its stake in Southwest Airlines by 618.3% in the second quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 9,420,861 shares of the airline's stock worth $366,379,000 after buying an additional 3,975,382 shares in the last quarter.

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Why Urban Outfitters, Inc. Stock Is Slipping Today

While taking a look at financials, we can look at a number of key indicators about Urban Outfitters, Inc. Several Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock. The quarter's net sales came in at $1.032 million, up 1.7% from the same period previous year, but slightly below the estimate of $1.037 billion. During the same quarter a year ago, the company posted $0.61 earnings per share.

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Spring Budget 2017: Self-employed hit with Class 4 NICs rise

He added: "People should have choices about how they work but those choices should not be driven primarily by differences in tax treatment". Employees now pay national insurance at a rate of 12%. This is perhaps the reason why Hammond announced the abolition of class 2 NICs - a flat-rate charge on the self-employed. The Resolution Foundation estimated that 96 per cent of the tax would be paid by the top half of highest earning households, with most of the revenue collected from the ...

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BT Group plc (BT) Earns "Sell" Rating from Deutsche Bank AG

Post opening the session at $3.33, the shares hit an intraday low of $3.32 and an intraday high of $3.35 and the price was in this range throughout the day. Its price target also rises, albeit by a smidgen to 70p from 68p, but that is 4% upside it said so the rating remains "hold". Riverhead Capital Management LLC now owns 5,900 shares of the company's stock worth $150,000 after buying an additional 5,086 shares during the last quarter.

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Global Oil Leaders Speak In Houston On Industry's Path Forward

But Falih says that happened only because Saudi Arabia cut beyond what it pledged, bringing its production below 10M bbl/day, prompting a warning against "free rides". Barkindo said so far compliance remains high and that the February production numbers promise to be "much higher than January conformity". Fatih Birol, IEA executive director, said there is room for everybody in the oil industry-U.S.

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Investors Catching Stocks: Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC)

Shares of the Company are trading below their 50-day moving average by -88.02%. Sfmg LLC now owns 6,354 shares of the chip maker's stock worth $240,000 after buying an additional 35 shares during the last quarter. This news story was reported by BBNS and is owned by of BBNS. Several brokerages recently commented on INTC . Stock has got OUTPERFORM rating from 7 analysts of Thomson Reuters, 14 analysts given HOLD rating to the stock and 2 given UNDERPERFORM rating.

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Urban Outfitters, Inc. (NASDAQ:URBN) Reviewed By Analysts

The year ago sales the company reported in the same quarter is 1.01 Billion. Urban Outfitters shares fell Wednesday after the company posted earnings that missed by a penny and analysts cut their price targets on the stock. Armistice Capital LLC acquired a new position in shares of Urban Outfitters during the fourth quarter valued at about $8,544,000. Revenue was declared as $3.55 billion.

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Turner takes Boomerang OTT

The Boomerang subscription streaming service is set to launch in the USA on Web, iOS, and Android platforms this spring for $4.99 per month (with 7-day free trial) or $39.99 per year (with 30-day free trial). Boomerang will have a layout similar to DramaFever. They are part of a digital portfolio that includes Warner Bros acquisition DramaFever, which serves up Korean dramas and other global fare.

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Recommendations and Price Target Estimates: Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL)

Studies indicate that the stock prices of firms with significant positive earnings surprises show above-average performance, while those with negative surprises have below-average performance. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) ended its day at $69.88 with the rising stream of -0.21% and its total traded volume was 9.17 million shares less than the average volume.

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Urban Outfitters, Inc. (NASDAQ:URBN) Sees Unusual Volume Mid-Session

The analysts believe that the company stock price could grow as high as $43. According to consensus agreement of 29 analysts Urban Outfitters, Inc. Finally, BMO Capital Markets reaffirmed a market perform rating and set a $34.00 price objective on shares of Urban Outfitters in a report on Wednesday, November 23rd.

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Qatar Airways unveils new 'QSuite' business class seats with doubles beds

With retractable privacy panels, suites can be joined to create a double bed or private room for four - features Qatar Airways claims are industry firsts. Qatar Airways has spent three years designing the Qsuite, and it is rumoured to feature sliding pocket doors to allow passengers privacy, as well as family dining options with seating that allows four passengers to eat facing one another.

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Lookout for Price Target? Frontier Communications Corporation (FTR), Rite Aid Corporation (RAD)

On the NYSE, decliners led advancers by almost 3 to 1 and on the Nasdaq decliners led advancers by about 4 to 3. Jefferies Group reduced their price target on shares of Frontier Communications Corp . Investors of record on Wednesday, March 15th will be paid a dividend of 0.105 per share on Friday, March 31st. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, March 13th.

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New Hampshire Mother Charged With Using Heroin While Giving Birth

According to police, Farruggia was having medical issues while she was in labor at 4 Elmwood Avenue Sept. 15. The mother, Farruggia reportedly has other children who have all previously been taken into - and remain in - the custody of the state, a source told the news channel.

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Little movement in seaborne iron ore market

In December 2016, steel prices in China hit 3,557 Chinese yuan per ton, the highest level in two and a half years. Lately, rebar prices have been comparable to that of hot rolled coil (HRC) steel. The all-time record in terms of dollar value was set in January 2014, when the country imported $11.3 billion worth of iron ore back when prices were firmly in triple digit territory.

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AAA Survey: Drivers Unsure of Self-Driving Cars

That incremental acceptance does seem to be occurring, as evidenced by the fact that 59 percent of Americans report wanting autonomous features in their next vehicle as opposed to full self-driving capability, while only 25 percent do not. AAA urges the gradual, safe introduction of these technologies to ensure American drivers are informed, prepared and comfortable with this shift in mobility.

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One Reason the Fed May Hike Soon

Yellen said last week that the Fed was poised to lift benchmark USA interest rates provided that jobs and inflation data held up - comments seen as cementing plans for an increase at the March 14-15 meeting. Interest in the Gold ETF is declining. The prolonged sell-off in the gold market has left it vulnerable to a short-covering rally due to oversold conditions and position-squaring ahead of several key USA reports on Wednesday and Friday's NFP report.

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Russia Major Contributor to Oil Output Cut Deal Commitment - Hess Corporation

Oil demand will also rise over the coming five years, crossing the 100 million bpd level in 2019 and hitting 104 million bpd by 2022, driven entirely by emerging economies, the report added.Concerns over rising US shale oil output have been offsetting the impact of production cuts agreed by the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and some non-OPEC members to curb a global crude oversupply.

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Peugeot owner PSA to buy lossmaking Opel business for €2.2bn

The deal, which is expected to close before the end of 2017, will increase Peugeot's share of the European vehicle market to 16%, putting it ahead of French rival Renault SA but behind Volkswagen AG's 24%. "We have a government pursuing a very hard-edged model of Brexit ", he said. "That's really the challenge for all of us". "Our plants are the most productive in the European operation, the brand is strong here, the market for the products is here, so the cars must be made here".

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Ethiopia Airlines lands Dreamliner at Kaduna airport

Abuja's Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport handled nearly 5,000 domestic flights in December alone, making it the second busiest airport in the country. The Minister of Aviation, Mr Hadi Sirika welcomed the passengers with a hand shake as they highlight from the plane. While numerous foreign airlines have indicated that they are not ready to operate to Kaduna because of huge logistics, Ethiopian Airline has landed at the airport to resume worldwide flight operations.

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Express, Inc. (NYSE:EXPR) Tumbles -11.90% Premarket Trade

Trexquant Investment LP purchased a new stake in Express, Inc . The steep drop by Express comes after the company reported fourth quarter earnings that matched analyst estimates but provided disappointing guidance for the current quarter.

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Symphony of the Seas Deployment Announced

Royal Caribbean International also revealed today it has committed to a multi-year agreement with the Bahamas , to help grow tourism to the destination, rapidly increase the cruise line's employment of Bahamian nationals and invest in hospitality training to develop talent in the country.

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CSX Corp. (NASDAQ:CSX)

Somehow, the stock managed to gain BUY ratings by 16 analysts in current tenure as 1 analyst having overweight ratings, 12 recommend as HOLD. The stock prices target chart showed high target of 65 kept by analysts at WSJ while the average price target was for 48.68 as compared to current price of 49.48.

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" "Scotiabank Reiterates "$3.00" Price Target for Northern Oil & Gas, Inc. (NOG)

The company's market capitalization is $174.73 million. To that end, Northern finished 4Q16 with a 2% sequential increase in production at 13.7 thousand barrels of oil equivalent per day (Mboe/d), 3% below our projection of 14.1 Mboe/d. US Bancorp DE raised its stake in shares of Northern Oil & Gas by 275,071.3% in the third quarter. Royal Bank of Canada now owns 138,268 shares of the company's stock valued at $639,000 after buying an additional 95,270 shares during the period.

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American women go on strike to highlight their clout

Women make up 47 percent of the USA civilian labor force. Worldwide events Wednesday include an all-female kick boxing tournament in Toronto, Canada, a 10K fun run in Brisbane, Australia , that will see 10,000 women run through the city's streets, and a literature festival in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, centered on gender equality.

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Trump adviser Navarro: US, Germany should discuss trade outside EU

A top adviser to Donald Trump has called for bilateral negotiations with Berlin to reduce the USA trade deficit with Germany, accusing Europe's top economic power of hiding behind its membership of the EU. President Donald Trump's goal is to promote "free, fair and reciprocal trade", Navarro said, adding that right now America's trade with the world is "anything but reciprocal".

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Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) Analysts Recommendations and Insider Trading

IBERIABANK Corporation (NASDAQ:IBKC) quarterly performance is 1.02% while its year to date (YTD) performance is -0.48%. Starbucks Corporation has a 52-week low of 50.84 and a 52-week high of 61.64. Investors of record on Thursday, February 9th were given a $0.25 dividend. This represents a $1.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.86%.

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Checking the Overall Picture for Noble Energy, Inc. (NBL)

A number of research analysts recently weighed in on DVN shares. Based on the stock's volatility for the week, which is a statistical measure of the dispersion of returns for a given stock and represents average daily high/low percentage range of 1.91% and month of 2.27%.

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CSX freight train derails, ends up across roadway

Besides the sulfuric acid, it was also carrying sodium hydroxide and corn oil, as well as cardboard and glass. The 77-car train was heading from the Albany area to Georgia when it struck a steel company's forklift that got trapped on the tracks when the crossing gates came down.

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Sophie Grégoire-Trudeau's Facebook post sparks debate

The post included a photo of her and her husband holding hands. Trudeau also reminds viewers that women's rights don't only concern women-they concern men too: "And let's not forget the important role that men have to play to advance gender equality in our society".

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Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Position Increased by Cadence Bank NA

Aberdeen Asset Management PLC UK owned 0.16% of Johnson & Johnson worth $503,495,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. A number of other hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares of the stock. This piece of content was first reported by Community Financial News and is owned by of Community Financial News. If you are reading this news story on another domain, it was copied illegally and reposted in violation of United States & worldwide trademark and copyright laws.

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Crazy Volume Spikes for: Dick's Sporting Goods Inc. (NYSE:DKS)

Several analysts recently commented on the stock. FT reports, The 25 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Dicks Sporting Goods Inc have a median target of 64.00, with a high estimate of 70.00 and a low estimate of 50.00. All of these Earnings estimates are a consensus recommendation of 27 Analysts. (NYSE:DKS) could bring EPS of $0.42/share. For the quarter ending 08/16/2016, The Analyst projected that the company could deliver EPS of 0.69 while the company provided its Actual EPS ...

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BP's Projects With Russia Not Held Back by Sanctions

After declining throughout 2015, crude oil and natural gas prices began to recover in 2016, increasing through much of the year, which drove production increases in the second half of 2016. Russia's position as the world's largest single producer of crude is an interesting one as the domestic economy to date has thus far been dominated by oil and gas, an unhealthy situation for the incentive to develop other key industries.


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