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North Korea denies chemical weapons link with Syria

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The report, which has been seen by the BBC, details the "innovative evasion techniques" used by North Korea to send items such as high-heat, acid-resistant tiles, corrosion-resistant valves and thermometers. After the attacks, Syria joined the Chemical Weapons Convention, which prohibits signers from acquiring chemical weapons. Russian Federation has long supported Assad's regime, despite repeated accusations of using chemical weapons against civilians. Read More »

Private Advisor Group LLC Reduces Stake in Xenia Hotels & Resorts Inc (XHR)

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The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company now owns 82,619 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock worth $1,600,000 after acquiring an additional 2,976 shares during the last quarter. Great Lakes Advsrs Limited Liability holds 0.01% or 28,104 shares. Active Investors have to observe some key indicators about shares of The Toro Company (TTC ). Read More »

Portable power bank bursts inside a plane in China

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According to the news outlet, the passenger whose bag was on fire was taken into custody. Through it all, we're just really glad that the crisis was averted and no one was hurt in the process. Fire and security departments attended to confirm the fire was dealt with. Preliminary investigations show the power bank, most likely powered by a lithium-ion battery, was not in use when it caught fire, the airline added. Read More »

EW Scripps (SSP) Trading Down 3.2%

ValuEngine cut shares of E. W. Scripps from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a research report on Sunday, December 31st. It has outperformed by 0.22% the S&P500. Victory Capital Management Inc. now owns 3,222,969 shares of the company's stock valued at $61,591,000 after purchasing an additional 323,969 shares during the period. Read More »

Heron Therapeutics (HRTX) Rating Lowered to Sell at ValuEngine

About 796,220 shares traded. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Among 13 analysts covering Heron Therapeutics (NASDAQ: HRTX ), 13 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. 30 funds opened positions while 84 raised stakes. 411.79 million shares or 1.95% less from 419.99 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. They expect $2.73 EPS, up 35.82% or $0.72 from last year's $2.01 per share. Read More »

Cisco Systems (CSCO) Price Target Raised to $50.00

Bislett Management Llc who had been investing in Yum Brands Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $26.66B market cap company. The stock decreased 5.24% or $0.165 during the last trading session, reaching $2.985. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of CSCO in report on Sunday, February 11 with "Buy" rating. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Thursday, August 13 by Jefferies. Read More »

American and Qantas reignite JV plans with U.S. regulators

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American and Qantas withdrew their application with USA regulators for an immunised joint venture after the DOT tentatively proposed to block it in November 2016, following competition concerns raised by Hawaiian Airlines. Rejection could mean the end of Qantas's marathon 17-hour Sydney-Dallas service, which requires a codeshare arrangement with American to be financially viable, the Australian carrier said in a statement Tuesday. Read More »

American Opposes Chicago's O'Hare Airport Expansion Proposal

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Additional financing details were expected later Wednesday, but the plan does not appear to rely on federal funding as the runway reconfiguration plan did. "This is about positioning Chicago to compete with Beijing, Paris and Abu Dhabi, not about positioning in the decades-old competition between two airlines", Emanuel's spokesperson told the Associated Press . Read More »

Zacks Investment Research Downgrades Canadian Natural Resource (CNQ) to Hold

About 143,384 shares traded or 77.26% up from the average. Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) has risen 35.60% since February 28, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 16.52% the S&P500. The company has market cap of $38.36 billion. It operates in three divisions: Surfactants, Polymers, and Specialty Products. It has forward price to earnings ratio of 19.66, and price to earnings ratio calculated as 18.43. Read More »

The Mondelez International Inc (MDLZ) EVP Hubert Weber Sells 10931 Shares

Ranger Investment Management Lp who had been investing in Supernus Pharmaceuticals Inc. for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $1.99 billion market cap company. Stevens First Principles Inv has 1.12% invested in Mondelez International, Inc . In other Mondelez International news, EVP Hubert Weber sold 10,931 shares of the company's stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, February 23rd. Read More »

Carpetright in talks with lenders after issuing profit warning

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In its second profit warning in less than two months, the retailer said trading has remained under pressure due to weak consumer confidence. FLOORING firm Carpetright has started talks with lenders and flagged up an anticipated full-year loss as its retail sector woes continue. Read More »

Digital Realty Trust (DLR) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research

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The stock of Lexington Realty Trust (NYSE:LXP) hit a new 52-week low and has $7.48 target or 6.00 % below today's $7.96 share price. About 509,676 shares traded. (NYSE:DLR). Ing Groep Nv invested in 10,083 shares. Ally Financial Inc increased Intel Corp (NASDAQ:INTC) stake by 40,000 shares to 185,000 valued at $7.05 million in 2017Q3. Read More »

NXP Semiconductors NV (NXPI) Shares Bought by Sand Grove Capital Management LLP

The stock increased 1.81% or $0.45 during the last trading session, reaching $25.28. American Money Management LLC lifted its position in shares of NXP Semiconductors by 3.2% in the fourth quarter. (NYSE:W) has "Accumulate" rating given on Tuesday, June 27 by Gordon Haskett. Among 22 analysts covering UDR Inc ( NYSE:UDR ), 4 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 16 Hold. Read More »

Oil Drops With Stocks as Dollar Gains

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Shale's impact on the global market can be felt as Opec's head plans to meet with shale producers in Houston on Monday, the second consecutive year he's met with the group's biggest rivals. Exports averaged 1.45 million barrels a day last week and have a cumulative daily average for the year of 1.47 million barrels a day, a 92% increase over the year-ago export total. Read More »

Tracking Shares of Genesco Inc. (NYSE:GCO)

Institutional investors own 58.78% of the company's stock. The stock decreased 0.90% or $0.84 during the last trading session, reaching $92.93. About 331 shares traded. International Business Machines Corporation (IBM ) now trades with a market capitalization of $145.50 Billion. (NASDAQ:RGNX) on Tuesday, October 13 with "Overweight" rating. Read More »

The BlackRock Inc. Decreases Position in US Bancorp (USB)

It has outperformed by 6.37% the S&P500. The companyÂ's Woodlands segment harvests pine and hardwood pulpwood for sale to third parties for use in the manufacture of paper products; and provides timberland management services, such as harvesting and thinning operations, reforestation, cull timber removal programs, and introducing genetically improved seedlings. Read More »

Walmart To Raise Minimum Age Requirements On Firearms

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Bi-Mart said Thursday its stores have never sold AR- or AK-style rifles, though they "support the responsible use and sale of firearms". The retailer had stopped selling assault-style rifles in 2015, according to officials. Because of the retailers' decisions and a potential federal bill to also increase the gun buying age, Tenpenny has seen more people walking through his door. Read More »

Stocks Hurt By Unusual Move- The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ:GT)

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The company reported $0.50 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.62 by ($0.12). This exhaustive study gives Bias Tire market concentration ratio and capability of Bias Tire business. Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Mngmt Limited owns 20,276 shares. Canada Pension Plan Investment Board has 159,759 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. 4,000 were reported by Supplemental Annuity Collective Of Nj. Read More »

Ford is bringing self-driving cars to Miami-Dade County

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During the test, the cars will be driven by humans however they will not interact with customers. Miami itself is the "the tenth most congested city in the world and the fifth most congested city in the United States", Markaby noted. After all, if you want thousands of self-driving vehicles crawling all over the place, you can't expect to maintain them all in a single location. "Our Domino's pilot is already up and running", he said, "and we're finalizing plans to launch a pilot program ... Read More »

Wells Fargo & Co (WFC) Given Media Sentiment Score of 0.16

Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) has the Market Capitalization of 296.16 Billion. Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC)'s stock on Tuesday traded at beginning with a price of $ 60.03 and when day-trade ended the stock finally plunged -1.27% to reach at $59.21. Read More »

United States stocks listless; S&P 500 closing worst…

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Uncertainty is high given that markets are waiting to see how much Washington's recently passed tax cuts will push companies to spend on equipment and wages. Energy stocks in the S&P 500 lost 2.3 percent for the sharpest drop among the 11 sectors that make up the index. The Dow Jones industrial average gave up 44 points, or 0.2 per cent, to 25,366. Read More »

Investors Buy UnitedHealth Group (UNH) on Weakness

The stock decreased 9.31% or $0.27 during the last trading session, reaching $2.63. The shares were sold at an average price of $222.20, for a total transaction of $1,111,000.00. A stock with a beta less than 1 is considered less volatile than the market; more than 1 means more volatile. Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. Read More »

USA bill holds websites liable for online sex trade

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The House passed the legislation this afternoon on a vote of 388-25. "The "moderator's dilemma" is bad news because it encourages internet companies to dial down their content moderation efforts, potentially increasing the quantity of "bad" content online - including, counterproductively, the quantity of now-unmoderated sex trafficking promotions", Goldman said in a blog post. Read More »

Gut-wrenching footage shows flames shooting from plane engine mid-air

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The flight's pilots, who were en route to Los Angeles, conducted an emergency landing, said Nancy Volmer, a Salt Lake City International Airport spokeswoman, the station reported . You've got shooting flames out the engine. The aircraft, a Boeing 737, landed without any issues. Reddit user Ben McConkie managed to catch footage of the aircraft from the ground , claiming that he was alerted to the incident after hearing "loud popping noises" from overhead. Read More »

Ryanair to begin flights from Londonderry to Edinburgh

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It will move its Glasgow-based aircraft to Edinburgh and start 11 new routes, with five of the Glasgow International routes - Derry, Lisbon , Sofia Riga and Berlin - switching to Edinburgh Airport. Lezley Marion Cameron, vice-convener of the Edinburgh Housing and Economy Committee, said: "Ryanair's announcement is welcome news for Edinburgh as the flights will boost tourism and open up new business links from a wide range of cities across Europe. Read More »

Taking a Fresh Look at Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK)

The stock decreased 0.05% or $0.03 during the last trading session, reaching $54.69. About 5.35M shares traded. (NYSE:MRK) by 4.8% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. As per Friday, July 28, the company rating was maintained by SunTrust. Merck & Co., Inc. presently has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of $66.41. Read More »