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20-year old suing Dick's, Walmart for refusing to sell him rifle


About 37,291 shares traded. Among 36 analysts covering Dick's Sporting Goods Inc. With many stocks reaching new highs, investors may need to make sure that they aren't getting too overconfident with trades. The Avista Utilities segment generates, transmits, and distributes electricity, as well as distributes natural gas in eastern Washington, northern Idaho, northeastern and southwestern OR, and Montana. Read More »

Target sales jump, profit misses in holiday quarter


Also, comparable digital channel sales grew 29% and contributed 1.8 percentage points of comparable sales growth. Target has spent billions strengthening its e-commerce, remodeling hundreds of stores while opening more of its small format city locations, raising wages, and launching new brands - all efforts that help explain the positive performance. Read More »

First Manhattan Company Decreased Position in Comcast Corp (CMCSA) by $4.06 Million

TRADEMARK VIOLATION WARNING: "Bessemer Group Inc". (NYSE:JEC) has risen 8.36% since March 6, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 5.63% the S&P500. Analysts have predicted that CMCSA will grow it's earning at a 7.35% annual rate in the next 5 years. Guggenheim increased their price objective on shares of Comcast from $44.00 to $46.00 and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research report on Friday, January 26th. Read More »

Aussie farmer discovers gargantuan chicken egg


We have never seen an egg inside an egg before and we have 50,000 eggs produced on our farm every day. But the size of the babushka egg that weighs 176 grams, three times bigger than the size of normal eggs has baffled not just the internet but the poultry experts too. Read More »

McDonald's is making a big change to its burgers


The beef is cooked fresh when customers order, which is a new process for the burger chain. After finding a recipe, McDonald's had to convince franchisees it's worth the effort, and get workers ready to make the burgers. A taste test backed the fast-food chain's "hotter, juicier" claims. McDonald's said the switch is a major change for the company, and has said the rollout takes time because employees need to be trained to safely handle fresh beef and to cook the patties only when ordered. Read More »

Attackers include ransom note in amplified DDoS attacks that use memcached servers


It was an amplification attack using the memcached-based approach and peaked at 1.35Tbps via 126.9 million packets per second. How did the hackers manage to send such huge amount of data to the server? "The attack was targeted to a single customer of the service provider", Carlos Morales, vice president of Arbor's Security Engineering and Response Team, told eWEEK . Read More »

BBPA supports apprenticeship event in Parliament, as National Apprenticeship Week heats up


Apprenticeships have the power to boost industry sectors and local economies. Time and time again, employers report back to me the positive impact apprentices have on their business. Claire Stripp, Head of Talent & Knowledge at Browne Jacobson added: "We continue to be a leading supporter of the apprenticeship route into law and have adopted an apprenticeship-first approach to development opportunities within our business". Read More »

Ofgem confirms back-billing ban


The government last week introduced the Domestic Gas & Electricity Bill to end what it called a "two tier market", where customers were effectively punished for not changing suppliers. It shows your charges either when your energy supplier hasn't billed you at all, or when you've been billed incorrectly for the energy you've used. Ofgem is to ban energy suppliers charging customers for readings over a year old. Read More »

Trump slumps on Forbes billionaires list


Amazon's shares have almost doubled from $846 a share last March to $1,523 per share at close of business Monday. Interestingly, no Saudi Arabians made the Forbes Billionaires list this year. His fortune is up from $75.6bn a year earlier. The Forbes' billionaires' list is based on share prices and other financial data on 9 February 2018. Read More »

Chanda Kocchar summoned in PNB fraud case


Reportedly, the two senior ladies are being questioned so that certain clarifications could be gathered. An email sent to ICICI and Axis Bank spokespersons was not answered till the filing of the report. Bosamiya, then additional general manager (operation) and Pandya, then finance manager of Firestarter Diamond International Pvt Ltd., a Nirav Modi's diamond firm, were arrested for their alleged role in the preparation of applications for the fraudulent Letter of Understandings (LoUs) ... Read More »

United States seeks to delay vote in Qualcomm-Broadcom takeover


Broadcom, which has put forward a selection of candidates for the board of directors which it hoped to have elected at the meeting, responded to the announcement by once again accusing Qualcomm of "engagement theatre". Qualcomm's sale to Singapore-based Broadcom could hurt the chipmaker's competitiveness by reducing research and development, which would threaten US security, Treasury said in a March 5 letter released by Qualcomm Tuesday. Read More »

IShares MSCI Canada (EWC) Rises 0.29% for Mar 5

Wilder introduced RSI in his book "New Concepts in Technical Trading Systems" which was published in 1978. The firm has a market capitalization of $42,860.00 and a P/E ratio of -3.10. BMO MSCI USA Value Index ETF (ZVU.TO) now has a 14-day Commodity Channel Index (CCI) of -139.70. On the flip side, a reading below -100 may signal a downtrend reflecting weak price action. Read More »

Zacks Investment Research Upgrades Granite Point Mortgage Trust (GPMT) to "Hold"

Gratia Capital Llc who had been investing in Century Cmntys Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $823.10M market cap company. The stock decreased 1.10% or $0.96 during the last trading session, reaching $86.52. Nomura Inc owns 149,499 shares. Channing Capital Management Llc, which manages about $1.58B and $2.66 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Comerica Inc (NYSE:CMA) by 26,071 shares to 192,087 shares, valued at $14.65M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. Read More »

Georgia Lawmakers End Tax Break For Delta Airlines


In Delta's case, it ended a one-time group travel discount for the NRA's annual meeting and asked the organization to remove the airline's name and logo from their website. Bastian, in the letter to employees, called him "a great friend to Delta". Delta attempted to quell the backlash against its decisions by saying, "Delta's decision [to sever ties with the NRA] reflects the airline's neutral status in the current national debate over gun control amid recent school shootings". Read More »

Woman tries to open plane door during flight, claims to be God


Smith, from California, sat behind the woman and her apparent travelling companion during the flight. A video posted online shows her repeating the phrase "I am God" while being held down in the aisle. The aircraft landed safely and the woman was taken in by waiting police for medical evaluation. Spokeswoman Haley Williams said the woman is being medically evaluated, and possible charges have been referred to the prosecutor's office. Read More »

RBA decides on March cash rate


Other key developments this week include the Chinese and Australian trade data on Thursday and Chinese inflation data and the USA non-farm payrolls report on Friday. RateCity data shows that now the average variable rate is 4.65 per cent across all lending categories. It is a change in these implied probabilities that would elicit a reaction from currency markets although, in order for investors to feel more confident about betting on a change in Australian monetary policy, inflation and ... Read More »

Oscar 2018: 'The Shape of Water' wins best picture award


At first glance a magical-realist fairy tale, " The Shape of Water " is perhaps the most overtly political of all the best picture nominees, in its clarion call for solidarity. Best Picture contenders Lady Bird and Get Out scored a handful of nominations each in the top eight Oscar categories but earned no support from the other branches, while close rival Three Billboards pushed into a few craft races but not almost as many as del Toro's sumptuous fantasy. Read More »

Oscars 2018: Kumail Nanjiani's The Big Sick loses to Get Out


The Big Sick's Kumail Nanjiani , who was also nominated in this category, had a great reaction to his loss. Lupita Nyong'o and Kumail Nanjiani present the Oscar for best production design for The Shape of Water during the 90th Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. Read More »

Speaker Paul Ryan 'urging' Trump 'not to advance' with proposed tariffs


In an unorthodox presidency in which emotion, impulse and ego often drive events, Trump's shock trade war was one development in which his moods manifested themselves. ArcelorMittal, the world's biggest steelmaker with sizable European and USA operations, said it was assessing the likely impact, while adding governments were right to take a tough approach to unfair trade. Read More »

Bargain Hunter Investor Update on Federal Realty Investment Trust (NYSE:FRT)

Sorin Capital Management Llc increased its stake in Qts Realty Trust Inc (QTS) by 178.44% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. 283,359 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,667,498. Guggenheim holds 493,041 shares. Madrona Financial Ltd Liability Corporation has 2,095 shares for 0.23% of their portfolio. (NYSE:FR). New Jersey-based Prudential Fincl has invested 0.07% in First Industrial Realty Trust, Inc. Read More »

Trump's NAFTA negotiator: 'Time is running very short'


Lighthizer pointed out that the presidential election campaign in Mexico will begin next month. U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said time is running out to redo Nafta as Canada and Mexico pushed back against the threat of steel tariffs that have overshadowed talks. Read More »

The Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO) Issues Quarterly Earnings Results


The stock increased 2.05% or $0.68 during the last trading session, reaching $33.89. The average is taken over a specific period of time, like 10 days, 20 minutes, 30 weeks, or any time period the trader chooses. As per Wednesday, March 30, the company rating was maintained by Citigroup. The price of The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) in cans will go up under President Donald Trump's 25% tariff on steel imports and 10% tariff on aluminum imports, a spokesman for can makers told MarketWatch . Read More »

Ms. Marvel and The Simpsons put 'embiggen' in the dictionary


Merriam-Webster just added 850 new words to the dictionary, so you put on a pot of coffee and I'll start making the flashcards. Other new words, which are now also legal for Scrabble players, include terms from the new world of computer-generated money: blockchain , "a digital database containing information (such as records of financial transactions) that can be simultaneously used and shared within a large decentralized, publicly accessible network", as well as cryptocurrency and the ... Read More »

Burger-flipping robot Flippy starts work at CaliBurger fast food chain


Miso AI combines 3D, thermal and regular vision to automatically detect when raw burger patties are placed on the grill and monitors each one in real-time throughout the cooking process. In addition to consistency and safety, CaliBurger says the robot can cut down on costs. David Zito, co-founder and chief executive officer of Miso Robotics said: "Our mission is to improve working conditions of chefs and line cooks with assistants, not replace them". Read More »