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CMS rejects Idaho's plans to expand non-ACA-compliant insurance

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Health policy experts were closely watching the Idaho situation because it could have opened the door for other states to flaunt the rules of Obamacare. "Make no mistake, however, while this is the right decision, the Administration continues its many efforts to undermine the law and chip away at its protections, including by encouraging Idaho to sell junk plans in another way", he said, according to Politico . Read More »

Republicans in Congress, businesses brace for tariffs

In any case, Trump said 15 days remain until the tariffs take effect and exemptions will be made on a case-by-case basis considering "fairness on trade". That scenario, Tom Donohue said, would endanger the economic momentum from the GOP tax cuts and Trump's rollback of regulations. "I believe that these tariffs will actually cost us jobs, rather than protecting them". Read More »

Welsh business failing to pay minimum wage fined

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Wagamama has repaid an average of £50 to 2,630 employees after it was announced the Asian food chain underpaid them a total of £133,212. A spokesman said the error arose from a misunderstanding of how the minimum wage regulations apply to staff uniforms. Read More »

Wesbanco Bank Inc. Has $1.27 Million Stake in Comcast Co. (CMCSA)

Adell Harriman & Carpenter Inc. now owns 172,408 shares of the cable giant's stock worth $6,710,000 after purchasing an additional 2,760 shares during the last quarter. Another trade for 583,835 shares valued at $22.57M was sold by ROBERTS BRIAN L. Shares for $224,575 were sold by BLOCK ARTHUR R. The Bamco Inc holds 2.62 million shares with $321.16 million value, down from 2.62M last quarter. Read More »

NWI Management LP Sells 60000 Shares of United Continental Holdings Inc (UAL)

The Americafirst Capital Management Llc holds 4,270 shares with $259.96M value, up from 1,069 last quarter. (NASDAQ:MMSI) has risen 81.84% since March 8, 2017 and is uptrending. Savant Capital Limited Co owns 2,412 shares. Swiss Bancshares has 0.02% invested in United Continental Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: UAL ). Commonwealth Equity holds 0.01% or 13,795 shares in its portfolio. Read More »

Nuclear fusion power could be 15 years away with radical new idea

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If this is achieved, the researcher team from MIT - with financial and technical assistance from Commonwealth Fusion Systems in the USA and Italian energy company Eni - believes its system could demonstrate one of the holy grails of nuclear fusion technology: positive net energy from fusion, meaning you get more energy from what you put in. Read More »

Nwam LLC Reduces Position in Tesla Inc (TSLA)

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It has outperformed by 27.73% the S&P500. (MGA) by 152.99% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Cyrus Capital Partners Lp sold 1.39M shares as the company's stock declined 19.04% while stock markets rallied. Moreover, Alpha Cubed Invs Limited has 0.09% invested in Salesforce.com, inc. (NYSE:ZAYO). 114,398 are held by Panagora Asset. Kornitzer Capital Mgmt Ks reported 500,116 shares. Read More »

Goldman Sachs CEO Blankfein to retire by year end

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Blankfein is one of only a couple big Wall Street CEOs who ran their firms before the financial crisis and still are at the helms today. Though still a powerhouse, Goldman Sachs has taken some hits to its financial performance over the last couple of years ago, with low market volatility hitting crucial trading revenue streams. Read More »

A Few Positives and Negatives for Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST)

It has outperformed by 26.62% the S&P500. Mckinley Carter Wealth Services Inc increased its stake in Costco Whsl Corp New ( COST ) by 230.99% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. volume with the stock showing ABOVE Abnormal volume in the past 150 days. Robert W. Baird reaffirmed a "buy" rating on shares of Costco Wholesale in a report on Friday, November 17th. Read More »

Guillermo del Toro's Shape of Water conquers the Oscars

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Directed by Guillermo del Toro , The Shape of Water earned four Oscars in all at the 90th Oscars ceremony. Careful wrote, "I got the impression that she was half fish-man herself". During his speech in which he scooped Best Director award the Mexican mentioned the screenwriter but failed to thank his estranged wife. Based on an original idea by del Toro and Kraus, " The Shape of Water " tells the story of mute woman and a sea monster and the love that develops between then. Read More »

Twitter's blue, 'verified' checkmark could soon be open to everyone

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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey said Friday he plans on exploring potential ways to make the process work without being accused of partiality, Fortune reported. "So it creates a lot of confusion". "We have witnessed abuse , harassment, troll armies, manipulation through bots and human-coordination, misinformation campaigns, and increasingly divisive echo chambers", Dorsey said in a series of tweets on March 1 . Read More »

Analysts Review: Lexington Realty Trust (LXP)

The institutional investor held 7,041 shares of the business services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $951,000, down from 9,617 at the end of the previous reported quarter. portfolio. Ameritas Invest Ptnrs invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Vornado Realty Trust (NYSE:VNO). Point72 Asia (Hong Kong) Ltd has invested 0% in Federal Realty Investment Trust (NYSE:FRT). Read More »

No decisive action on United Kingdom coffee cup waste problem

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Ms Creagh said the Government response "completely misses the point" by focusing instead on voluntary anti-littering labelling. It comes after the environment secretary, Michael Gove, again failed to act to introduce a plastic bottle deposit scheme , despite Theresa May's pledge that she was declaring war on single-use plastic and considering policies including a tax on takeaway containers. Read More »

Toys "R" Us may liquidate its bankrupt United States stores

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While the situation is still fluid, a shutdown of the US division has become increasingly likely in recent days , said those people, who asked not to be identified because the information is private, the Los Angeles Times reported Friday. The company reportedly took out a $3.1 billion loan to keep the stores open during the holidays, hoping that would be enough to turn the toy store around, but Christmas sales were worse than expected. Read More »

What Does The Data Behind The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) Suggest?

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Sphera Funds Management Ltd who had been investing in Celgene Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $68.59B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.36% or $0.64 during the last trading session, reaching $177.94. Among 28 analysts covering Edwards Lifesciences Corp ( NYSE:EW ), 22 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 59% are positive. 9 analysts on average are expecting the company to report revenue of $15.67 Billion for the current quarter. Read More »

Walmart employees in Virginia receive more than $16 million in cash bonuses

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In Virginia alone, associates will receive $16.6 million in cash bonuses. For the full fiscal year, USA associates shared more than $625 million in performance-based bonuses, including more than $39 million shared by Georgia associates. Walmart associates earn quarterly bonuses as part of an overall incentive plan created to reward associates whose stores hit sales and customer service goals. Read More »

MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) Shares Bought by First Trust Advisors LP

The institutional investor held 15,317 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $2.21M, down from 29,938 at the end of the previous reported quarter. The stock was sold at an average price of $34.78, for a total value of $1,264,809.48. The insider McManus John sold $177,701. D'ARRIGO DANIEL also sold $1.26M worth of MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM ) on Friday, February 23. Read More »

Japan's financial watchdogs penalises some cryptocurrency exchanges

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Starting next week, the Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck will begin reimbursing investors who were affected by the $530 million heist that the exchange suffered in January. A more recent controversy over the amount of advertising that Japanese exchanges are engaged in showed that some companies were earmarking much more for billboards and television advertisements than for personal training and security protocols. Read More »

Trade row has ECB's Draghi anxious over state of global relations

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However, in the press conference President Draghi, wary of adding further fuel to Euro , which had nudged up to a 3½-year high this week on a TWI basis, talked a dovish game. Draghi warned that unilateral moves like these tariffs could trigger retaliation - which the European Union and China, among others, have already threatened. Read More »

(CVX) Shares Bought by Fruth Investment Management

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About 52,496 shares traded. It is down 0.00% since March 8, 2017 and is. It has outperformed by 11.79% the S&P500. Chevron Corporation now has $217.73 billion valuation. Voya Investment Mngmt Ltd Liability Corporation invested in 0% or 12,581 shares. Aqr Llc holds 0.04% or 307,157 shares. Jarislowsky Fraser Ltd has invested 0.01% in Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK). Read More »

HSBC Reiterates "Buy" Rating for Compass Group (LON:CPG)

See PDL BioPharma, Inc. GBX 405.26's average target is 63.68% above currents GBX 247.6 stock price. RPC Group (LON:RPC)'s stock had its "buy" rating reissued by analysts at Jefferies Group in a note issued to investors on Tuesday. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Investors sentiment increased to 0.95 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.16, from 1.29 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 3 investors sold Land Securities Group plc shares while 7 reduced holdings. Read More »

Donald Trump and Elon Musk are slamming Obama's trade deficit

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Musk had on Thursday morning suggested on Twitter that drastic differences between the US and China in the size of tariffs on auto imports mean American vehicle manufacturers are "competing in an Olympic race wearing lead shoes". Musk made it clear in a tweet Thursday that he takes issue with China's rule against foreign auto makers owning more than half of any manufacturing plant in the country. Read More »

Australian weather bureau employees investigated for using gov't computers to mine cryptocurrencies

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The officers spoke to two IT employees, according to people with knowledge of the raid. Over time, the equations become more hard to solve, requiring miners to harness more computational power. As the country's chief weather organisation, the Bureau would have some powerful computers on hand. ABC reports that no charges have yet been filed, and both the AFP and the Bureau of Meteorology have declined to comment pending the ongoing investigation. Read More »

Wynn Resorts (WYNN) Cut to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

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Regulators in Macau , the Chinese enclave where the company operates two casinos, are also inquiring about the allegations. Revenues from Las Vegas operations, however, decreased due lower casino and non-casino revenues. The casino operator reported $1.40 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.33 by $0.07. Wynn Resorts had a return on equity of 100.14% and a net margin of 11.85%. Read More »

'The Grinch' Trailer Teases a Mean Benedict Cumberbatch

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Although the trailer didn't do much to grab my attention, the movie 's art style is very well done. So, though The Grinch trailer gives us a good look at what to expect from the mean, green lead character, there's still a great deal about this film we don't know. Read More »

University cancels classes for a second winter storm

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A slight shift in the track of the storm can significantly change the forecast . Last month was the third-warmest February on record, and temperatures rocketed into the 70s all along the East Coast on Feb. Low: 30. FRIDAY: A few flurries or a snow shower in the morning. Flood advisories are also in effect. Temperatures at that time will likely amount to wetter conditions. Read More »

"Underlying technology issue" sees Sydney Airport hit by delays

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A technical problem hit the air hub of Australia's New South Wales state capital on Friday, when flight delays left crowds of worldwide and domestic passengers stranded for hours, according to Sydney airport authorities. "And some of those systems we use to make sure the airport's secure". At around 6:30 AM on 25 September, Airservices Australia said on social media it was "working to rectify the issue while managing traffic safely" as boards at the airport listed flights as "delayed due to ... Read More »

Cetera Advisor Networks LLC Invests $337000 in Lam Research Co. (NASDAQ:LRCX)

Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Co. now owns 664 shares of the semiconductor company's stock valued at $122,000 after acquiring an additional 392 shares during the period. Clough Capital Partners Lp owns 287,860 shares. Investors of record on Wednesday, March 7th will be given a $0.50 dividend. About 3.62M shares traded. Read More »