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Trump's Medicaid Chief Endorses Work Requirement Schemes

Verma emphasized the agency's commitment to considering proposals that would give states more flexibility to engage with their working-age, able-bodied citizens on Medicaid through demonstrations that will help them rise out of poverty. States have some flexibility to change the program, and they do this by applying for Section 1115 waivers. "That is inconsistent with congressional intent" of Medicaid waivers. Read More »

Panera Bread Founder Ron Shaich to Step Down as CEO

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Saint Louis Bread was renamed Panera and, in 1999, Au Bon Pain was sold in order that all of Panera's human and capital resources would focus exclusively on Panera. Shaich said at the time that Panera had proven to be a successful public company, but that he would be able to do more as a private business. Rumors that JAB had its eye on Dunkin' Brands sent the company's stock up in October. Read More »

The Roth Capital (PLUG) lowers the estimated FY2016 for Plug Power Inc

Morgan Stanley reported 0% of its portfolio in Plug Power Inc (NASDAQ:PLUG). Rodman & Renshaw reaffirmed a "buy" rating and issued a $4.00 target price on shares of Plug Power in a report on Monday, July 24th. The company's consensus rating on Reuter's scale remained unchanged from 2.5 to 2.5 during a month. The original version of this news story can be viewed at ... Read More »

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Earns Media Impact Score of 0.16

The hedge fund run by Dennis Purcell held 1.52M shares of the health care company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $4.89M, down from 2.83M at the end of the previous reported quarter. BMO Capital Markets has "Buy" rating and $152.0 target. The rating was maintained by UBS on Wednesday, July 19 with "Buy". RBC Capital Markets maintained Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) rating on Wednesday, October 18. Read More »

Do You Have Carrizo Oil & Gas Inc. (NASDAQ:CRZO) In Your Portfolio?

Analysts believe that the company has the potential to earn average revenue of $177.51 Million for the current quarter. Carrizo Oil & Gas ( NASDAQ CRZO ) traded down $0.70 during trading hours on Tuesday, hitting $18.79. Segall Bryant & Hamill Llc bought 17,739 shares as the company's stock declined 26.59% while stock markets rallied. The recent change has given its price a -15.11% deficit over SMA 50 and -59.79% deficit over its 52-week high. Read More »

Las Vegas Sands Corp

The empirical findings suggest that institutional trading as measured by institutional ownership flows prove to be a good gauge of stock returns. Illinois-based Citadel Ltd Liability Corporation has invested 0.03% in Las Vegas Sands Corp. Over the past 50 days, Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS) presently has a current ratio of 1.21. The company's stock had a trading volume of 651,639 shares, compared to its average volume of 3,254,747. Read More »

Qatar Airways flight diverted after wife discovers husband cheating

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The husband chose to take a nap, which gave his wife easy access to his mobile phone. The woman had reportedly been drinking and found evidence on the phone that he'd been cheating on her. Sky News reports that the woman started to repeatedly hit her husband and when crew members were unable to calm her down - they forced an emergency landing in India. Read More »

Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL Sells 43700 Shares of Schlumberger NV (SLB)

Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (NYSE:EPD) has declined 0.18% since November 8, 2016 and is downtrending. Mar Vista Investment Partners Llc decreased Schlumberger Ltd ( SLB ) stake by 2.54% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Kimelman & Baird Ltd Llc has 1.35% invested in Schlumberger Limited. (NYSE:SLB). Zwj Counsel owns 302,589 shares. First Eagle Inv Limited Company has invested 2.53% of its portfolio in Schlumberger Limited. Read More »

Revenue Estimates Analysis Of GenMark Diagnostics, Inc. (GNMK)

GenMark Diagnostics posted sales of $10.81 million in the same quarter last year, which would indicate a positive year-over-year growth rate of 31.5%. Taking a broader look at the analyst consensus, according to 7 analysts Genmark Diagnostics (NASDAQ:GNMK)'s price will reach at $14.36 during 52 weeks. Read More »

Hot Stock for Investors: Zynga, Inc. (ZNGA)

The company's shares opened today at $3.67. Viewray Inc (NASDAQ:VRAY) has risen 34.94% since November 7, 2016 and is uptrending. Cadian Capital Management Lp decreased Zynga Inc ( ZNGA ) stake by 35.16% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. (NASDAQ:ZNGA)'s stock was 49.03%. The company said that it had $0.02 in earnings per share (EPS) on $224.6 million in revenue, while consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters had called for $0.02 per share and $207.53 million. Read More »

This Chinese Snapchat Competitor Just Bought $2B of Snap Stocks

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He has served as the Chief Strategy Officer for Snap since joining the company, and has amassed a large pool of Snap stock for himself, making him the third largest shareholder with 10.2 million shares. RBC Capital's Mark Mahaney downgraded the stock to sector perform from outperform. With a return potential of almost 8%, the stock's consensus target price stands at $13.48. Read More »

LLC Buys 4748 Shares of Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY)

Humana Inc now has $34.98 billion valuation. The stock declined 1.05% or $0.89 reaching $83.68 per share. About 10.74M shares traded. Applied Materials, Inc. Analysts have placed a $62.64 price target on Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, suggesting a 1.18% gain from recent close. The company was maintained on Monday, July 17 by Deutsche Bank. Read More »

Should You Hold Kinross Gold Corporation (NYSE:KGC)

The stock rose 1.58% or $0.07 reaching $4.18 per share. About 5,981 shares traded. It has outperformed by 0.72% the S&P500. As the earnings date approaches, we can see that insider ownership is now 17.89% shares, and institutional ownership is at 69.90% for Kinross Gold Corporation (NYSE: KGC ) stock. Read More »

Prosecutors scrutinize investor who served as Trump adviser

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Icahn's role as an advisor to the President". "The U.S. Attorney's office for the Southern District of NY recently contacted Icahn Enterprises L.P. seeking production of information pertaining to our and Mr. Billionaire activist investor Carl Icahn has been subpoenaed by federal prosecutors over his former role advising President Trump on renewable fuel policy. Read More »

JC Penney Company, Inc. Holding Company (NYSE:JCP) Worth Watching Stock

A number of other equities analysts have also commented on the stock. BMO Capital Markets set a $6.00 target price on shares of J. C. Penney Company, Inc . The stock was bought at an average cost of $3.64 per share, for a total transaction of $491,891.40. Following the completion of the purchase, the director now owns 68,123 shares of the company's stock, valued at $246,605.26. Read More »

Health care enrollment counselors facing stiff challenges

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In addition to a much more constrained time schedule, the Trump administration cut its advertising budget for the programs by 90 percent this year and eliminated 40 percent of federal grant money to enrollment assistance groups. "Our state is mostly rural, so that means traveling great distances between small numbers of people, and it's just not cost-effective to do that when you also only have six weeks". Read More »

GUIDE: Veterans Day Freebies And Discounts

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On Nov. 11, Bob Evans restaurants across the country will offer a free meal from a select menu. The brand is also offering 1,000 free nights to military members and their families through the Military Ticket Program. Proof of valid military identification required. Cracker Barrel is giving veterans a free slice of double chocolate fudge Coca-Cola Cake dessert on November 11 . Read More »

Crude Oil Dips On Unexpected Inventories

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USA commercial crude oil inventories (excluding those in the Strategic Petroleum Reserve) increased by 2.2 million barrels from the previous week, the EIA said. After the data was reported, at 14:45 London time, January Brent was at $63.12/bbl, down 57 cents/bbl, while December WTI was trading at $56.58/bbl, up 62 cents/bbl. Read More »

Former Yahoo CEO says no company or agency immune from hacks

Former Yahoo Chief Executive Marissa Mayer at a hearing of the US Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation committee on Wednesday. "As CEO, these thefts occurred during my tenure and I want to sincerely apologize to each and every one of our users", Mayer said in opening remarks at the Senate hearing. Read More »

European Union proposes 30-percent Carbon dioxide reduction for cars by 2030

The vehicle industry proposals are a crucial part of the EU's overall plan to hit key climate targets by the year 2030, the main one being a 40-percent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions from 1990 levels. Inspired by Californian climate policy, the draft bill would allow auto makers to offset their overall target if the share of zero and low-emission vehicles in their fleet surpasses a benchmark set by regulators. Read More »

MGM Resorts International (MGM)'s Bullish Multiple Top Points to Lower Stock Risks

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Following the sale, the director now owns 10,724 shares of the company's stock, valued at $362,792.92. Among 5 analysts covering AeroVironment ( NASDAQ:AVAV ), 0 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 4 Hold. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. After a recent check, it is observed that the insiders for the firm now own 10.10% shares. The stock had a trading volume of 6,237,161 shares, compared to its average volume of 7,208,078. Read More »

Target set to close two stores in Chicago suburbs

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The Romeoville store being closed is at 349 S. Weber Road. While Target is doubling down on stores , the Minneapolis-based retailer also has made a decision to pull the plug on a dozen underperforming stores. In Hutchinson, Kansas , residents have set up a "Candlelight Vigil for Target" event, which will see a gathering outside the parking lot of the local Target to "mourn the loss of our beloved Target". Read More »

Lockheed Martin receives contract to develop laser weapons for USA fighter jets

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The contract to develop the laser is part of AFRL's Self-protect High Energy Laser Demonstrator (SHiELD) program, which is developing all of the technologies required to install and operate a high energy laser weapon on an aircraft. When asked whether LANCE could take down missiles in the boost phase, Afzal responded that mission requires a higher power and longer range. "It's a completely new and different challenge to get a laser system into a smaller, airborne test platform". Read More »

Basic Trading and Ownership Data for Sears Holdings Corporation (SHLD)

John Tompkins decreased its stake in Gap Inc/The (GPS) by 74.35% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. The company was maintained on Tuesday, February 7 by Mizuho. The consensus rating is 1.8, indicating analysts in general look favorably on the company's future prospects. Robert W. Baird has "Buy" rating and $43.0 target. Read More »

Would you buy a keg of Hidden Valley Ranch dressing?

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Hidden Valley has announced that they are offering a mini-keg of their ranch dressing for only $50, just in time for the holidays. The company thought through preserving its product, too-until the bitter end. bag of baby carrots. Hidden Valley also has gifts for the ranch lovers who prefer to show their boldness through their fashion. Other items in the holiday line include Christmas tree ornaments, ugly sweaters, holiday socks, T-shirts and more. Read More »

Plane's engine bursts into flames as it lands at Seattle airport

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Sea-Tac spokesman Perry Cooper said there were no injuries. "A left engine fire reported upon landing was extinguished", the airline said. The incident took place on Tuesday night, the airport said in a statement on Twitter . It's believed the problem was a compressor stall, which is similar to a vehicle backfiring. "It went out on its own before fire trucks arrived". There were only two pilots on board at the time. Read More »