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by | October 11, 2017 | 00:51

In an October 5 budget address, Cook County President Toni Preckwinkle , the most stalwart defender of the soda tax, argued that county services - including hospitals, clinics, and community intervention programs - would suffer without the tax.

by | October 11, 2017 | 00:34

It has outperformed by 1.89% the S&P500. BHP Billiton PLC has a price-earnings ratio of 12.56 with a one year low of 1,103.00GBX and a one year high of 1,518.50GBX BLT's total market value is presently 0 GBX. The rating was maintained by Bank of America with "Buy" on Tuesday, June 6. As per Wednesday, August 2, the company rating was downgraded by Wells Fargo.

by | October 11, 2017 | 00:34

For long term intention long timeframe can help for decision for this quarter, semi-annual and annual performance measures are more useful. The dividend payment was $0.770 per share for the quarter which comes to $3.08 on an annualized basis.

by | October 10, 2017 | 23:53

About shares traded. Praxair, Inc. It is down 48.14% since October 10, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 0.80% the S&P500. Analysts expect Abbott Laboratories (NYSE: ABT ) to report $0.65 EPS on October, 18.They anticipate $0.06 EPS change or 10.17% from last quarter's $0.59 EPS.

by | October 10, 2017 | 23:51

Patriot Financial Group Insurance Agency LLC now owns 1,912 shares of the financial services provider's stock worth $106,000 after acquiring an additional 6 shares during the period. The firm earned "Sell" rating on Monday, September 11 by Buckingham Research. The stock of Dorian LPG Ltd (NYSE:LPG) earned "Hold" rating by Pareto on Wednesday, March 1.

by | October 10, 2017 | 23:45

The risk now is that the stock is overbought, but as of this moment, the price is moving abruptly higher, through resistance, and the bulls are leading the charge. Several research firms recently commented on GM. Bank of America Corporation reissued a buy rating and set a $12.50 price objective (down from $14.00) on shares of Ford Motor in a research report on Friday, June 16th.

by | October 10, 2017 | 23:39

Outfitter Advisors Ltd decreased General Elec Co (GE) stake by 4.63% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Corporate insiders own 0.36% of the company's stock. It also upped Ishares (PFF) stake by 9,187 shares and now owns 133,377 shares. The number of shares now owned by investors are 89.39 mln. 111 funds opened positions while 598 raised stakes.

by | October 10, 2017 | 22:46

About 3.18M shares traded. 06/15/2017 - Raymond James began new coverage on Barrick Gold Corporation giving the company a "market perform" rating. Barrick Gold Corp ( USA ) (NYSE: ABX ) has declined 8.26% since October 9, 2016 and is downtrending. "Stock" on October 07, 2017. The consensus recommendation, according to Zacks Investment research , is 2.5.

by | October 10, 2017 | 22:38

Sears said in a statement on September 29 it was still working with Stranzl to find a workable deal. The court overseeing Sears Canada's operations is expected to hear a motion Friday seeking approval for the liquidation and wind-down of the business.

by | October 10, 2017 | 21:54

Peltz bought a $3.5 billion stake in P&G earlier this year before embarking on the three-month board fight. He urged the board of directors to study issues around the structure of the company and its culture. "Win or lose, Nelson Peltz has taken the activist campaign to the largest companies, which have previously been able to inoculate themselves from these kind of experiences by spending enough money to keep activists at bay", said Bruce Goldfarb , founder of Okapi Partners , which ...

by | October 10, 2017 | 19:48

Tickets for domestic flights purchased as part of the fare sale are nonrefundable and are limited to travel between October 31 and December 19 of this year, and between January 3 and February 14, 2018. Global discounts start at $59 each way but come with day-of-travel restrictions. The sale ends Thursday at 11:59 p.m.in the city of the departing flight.

by | October 10, 2017 | 19:44

The consensus recommendation is the average rating on a stock by the analyst community. This is according to the analysts polled by Thomson Reuters which have recently published research reports on the firm. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Its opening price on the last trading day was $181.3. It also reduced its holding in Disney Walt Co (NYSE:DIS) by 687,379 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 217,230 shares, and cut its stake in Home Depot Inc (NYSE:HD).

by | October 10, 2017 | 19:22

The most recent non open market insider trade was completed by MATSCHULLAT ROBERT W on 09/30/2017, and was a acquisition of 779 shares with a final price of $98.7. Covering sell-side analysts have recently weighed in on shares of Cisco Systems, Inc. Therefore 57% are positive. The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS); by using high/lower both types of ownership as circumstantial evidence in a value investing research process should be done carefully, as rather than offering help in finding ...

by | October 10, 2017 | 19:17

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is a staunch believer of Artificial Intelligence , and the world has gotten a glimpse of it several times over the past few years. Later, Zuckerberg, along with Franklin, went to the Moon. The Verge's Jacob Kastrenakes described it as a "rather odd demo of a social platform that doesn't have a clear use yet", adding that Zuckerberg as a cartoon avatar "clearly isn't an ideal way to discuss hurricane relief efforts".

by | October 10, 2017 | 19:18

Demonstrating his sense of humor, when asked at the Nobel news conference what he planned to do with his prize money (about $1.1 million), Thaler said he planned to spend it "as irrationally as possible". Thaler's theory of mental accounting, explaining how people simplify financial decision-making by focusing on the narrow impact of each individual decision rather than its overall effect, and his work on the so-called " endowment effect ", showing how aversion to losses can explain why ...

by | October 10, 2017 | 18:37

TRADEMARK VIOLATION WARNING: "Coca-Cola Company (The) (KO) Lowered to Hold at Vetr Inc." was first published by StockNewsTimes and is the property of of StockNewsTimes. As per Wednesday, July 12, the company rating was maintained by Susquehanna. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co on Tuesday, August 22 with "Hold".

by | October 10, 2017 | 18:21

The products were delivered to more than 200 companies, including Toyota , Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and Subaru . After conducting an in-house probe, Kobe Steel - which once employed Prime Minister Shinzo Abe - admitted Sunday it had shipped products that did not meet client specifications, including strength data.

by | October 10, 2017 | 18:19

The cases hinge on whether the government and Tepco (Tokyo Electric Power) could have foreseen the disaster in 2011. The meltdowns at Fukushima Daiichi, which is on the eastern coast of Japan, occurred when 32-foot waves overpowered the plant's protective sea walls, flooding buildings and destroying diesel-powered electricity generators that were created to keep critical systems functioning in a blackout.

by | October 10, 2017 | 18:11

Globally, the economic picture has brightened a bit with the world growth for this year projected at 3.6 percent, up from last year's 3.2 percent. In contrast, compared with the April 2017 WEO forecast, growth has been marked down for 2017 in the United Kingdom and for both 2017 and 2018 in the USA, implying a 0.1 percentage-point aggregate growth downgrade for advanced economies in 2018.

by | October 10, 2017 | 17:57

The company moved in the past week with shift of 2.10%. Looking into last 5 trades, the stock observed a return of nearly 2.10%. Traders are feeling more bearish on shares of Intel Corporation recently if you evaluate the motion in short interest.

by | October 10, 2017 | 17:53

DRIVE PX Pegasus will enable the "Holy Grail" for driverless vehicles: Level 5 autonomy. Now Nvidia unveils a new supercomputer that it believes will enable level 5 autonomous driving. Not one to rest on its laurels, the GPU and AI company pulled the wraps off the Drive PX 2 Pegasus platform at GTC Europe. The company isn't predicting when they'll make their way onto public highways.

by | October 10, 2017 | 17:43

Only last month, reports confirmed that talks were active again . And the agreement isn't expected to include a breakup fee in case the deal falls through. Rich Karpinski, 451 Research's principal analyst of mobile operator strategies, tells Channel Partners it does look like the deal will finally get done, "at least in terms of an agreement between the two companies on price and ownership/leadership structure".

by | October 10, 2017 | 17:17

Combined results of manufacturing, construction and energy production increased by 2.6 per cent in August after edging down by 0.1 per cent in July, data from the economy ministry showed. The positive export figures come hot on the heels of further indicators that Germany has enjoyed strong growth in the third quarter of 2017. Leading economic institutes have raised their growth forecast for the German economy to 1.9 per cent in 2017 and 2 per cent in 2018.

by | October 10, 2017 | 15:53

Steinberg Global Asset Management sold 21,547 shares as Bank Amer Corp ( BAC)'s stock declined 6.00%. The dividend was $0.120 per share for the quarter which is $0.48 annualized. The firm owned 495,523 shares of the financial services provider's stock after acquiring an additional 391,808 shares during the period. Pennsylvania Trust Com holds 0.13% of its portfolio in Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC) for 111,909 shares.

by | October 10, 2017 | 15:47

Asian shares rose, shrugging off modest losses on Wall Street. The benchmark Sensex rose as much as 111 points to hit the day's high of 31,957.61 after opening 64 points higher at 31,910.82. Suven Life secures a Product Patent in New Zealand. Drugmaker Lupin rallied 2.2 percent on receiving the U.S. FDA approval for a generic hypertension drug.

by | October 10, 2017 | 15:14

The computing giant expects the deal to help support an expansion of its cloud computing services offerings in the country. This essentially means Microsoft is getting into the sale of power, not just consumption-it's buying an Irish energy supply license from GE, and has brought in Dublin-based energy trading company ElectroRoute to provide trading services.

by | October 10, 2017 | 15:06

It should be pointed out to players and coaches that we continue to be judged by the public in this area of respect for the flag and our country. DeMaurice Smith, Executive Director of the NFL Players Association, walks along the sidelines before an NFL football game in January.

by | October 10, 2017 | 14:54

India has warned the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) that it would turn to other oil import sources if the organization does not cut the prices at which it is now supplying oil. "Not only does this week's shipment demonstrate the strength of the US-India bilateral relationship, but also how our relationship with India continues to benefit the American economy", Vajda said .

by | October 10, 2017 | 14:57

Goldman Sachs Group (GS) shares are moving today on volatility -1.44% or $-3.54 from the open. Keybank National Association increased Honeywell Intl Inc ( HON ) stake by 1.31% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. 6,307 are owned by Rmb Capital Mngmt Limited Com. At Bank has invested 0.1% of its portfolio in Honeywell International Inc . (NYSE: HON ) for 2,000 shares.

by | October 10, 2017 | 14:40

Connecticut Water Service Inc (NASDAQ:CTWS) has risen 12.38% since October 6, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 11.77% the S&P500. The company's Average Revenue Estimate for the current quarter is $2.26 Billion, while Low and High Revenue Estimates are $2.08 Billion and $2.32 Billion respectively.

by | October 10, 2017 | 13:05

The U.S. Department of Commerce intensified the debate over trade violations alleged against Bombardier Inc ., in the matter of its sale of CSeries aircraft to Delta Air Lines. This is the second preliminary ruling against Bombardier by the Department and follows an earlier ruling which resulted in countervailing tariffs of 219% imposed over charges of inappropriate state-subsidies to Bombardier's C-Series.

by | October 10, 2017 | 10:23

It has underperformed by 13.15% the S&P500. Among 4 analysts covering Callidus Capital Corp. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have given a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company's stock.

by | October 10, 2017 | 08:59

The petition says that's a necessary step to allow lawsuits to be brought against Paddock's estate. Investigators analyzing Paddock's computer, cellphone and other electronic devices have found no obvious ideological motive, no clear connection to extremists or activist groups or outward display of mental illness.

by | October 10, 2017 | 08:18

Canaccord Genuity upgraded shares of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT ) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research report released on Thursday morning, Marketbeat.com reports. $1.86 million worth of Apple Inc. Since May 30, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 sales for $2.77 million activity. Shares for $481.95M were sold by Morfit G Mason.

by | October 10, 2017 | 05:20

Last November, major oil producers agreed to cut output as a response to the global supply glut that had been pushing down prices for almost two years. Oil production platforms in the Gulf of Mexico also started returning to service after Hurricane Nate forced the shutdown of more than 90 percent of crude output in the area.