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Irma could bring flash floods to Cobb County Irma could bring flash floods to Cobb County
- September 12, 2017

A 55-year-old man died Monday in Tampa, Florida, while using a chainsaw in a tree during storm cleanup, the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office said . "You are not going to survive this if it happens". There are damage assessments, getting a look at where the hardest hit areas are. Jacksonville, Florida, is about 400 miles from where Irma first made landfall, in the northeastern corner of the state. (more...)
Is Sociedad Quimica y Minera SA (NYSE:SQM) Stock Overbought?
- September 12, 2017

Capstone Asset Management Co. now owns 15,413 shares of the basic materials company's stock worth $509,000 after acquiring an additional 410 shares in the last quarter. BMO Capital Markets reissued a "hold" rating and issued a $30.00 price target on shares of Sociedad Quimica y Minera in a research report on Thursday, May 18th. (more...)
UN Security Council to vote on weakened North Korea sanctions UN Security Council to vote on weakened North Korea sanctions
- September 12, 2017

Peru declared North Korean ambassador persona non grata and asked to leave within five days, the country's Foreign Ministry said. "If we put firm pressure on North Korea such that it realizes it cannot develop missiles, it will accept dialogue and we can progress with diplomatic efforts", Onodera told public broadcaster NHK on Sunday. (more...)
Which Analysts Are Watching Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT)?
- September 12, 2017

Mutual of Omaha Bank Wealth Management increased its position in shares of Abbott Laboratories (NYSE: ABT ) by 3.2% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). TheStreet lowered shares of Abbott Laboratories from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Friday, December 2nd. Therefore 57% are positive. (more...)
Audi to showcase autonomous driving strategy at IAA 2017 Audi to showcase autonomous driving strategy at IAA 2017
- September 12, 2017

The V10 engine is capable of delivering peak torque of 540Nm at 6,500rpm, and can produce an impressive 540hp. Thanks to the lack of a driveshaft, axles, multi-plate clutch and center differential to help power the front wheels, the Audi R8 V10 RWS is a decent bit lighter than the standard all-wheel drive variant. (more...)
JJ Abrams Returns To Write And Direct 'Star Wars: Episode IX' JJ Abrams Returns To Write And Direct 'Star Wars: Episode IX'
- September 12, 2017

Abrams, the co-creator of ABC's "Lost", director of the recent "Star Trek" relaunch and master of the lens flare, will also co-write the unnamed " Star Wars: Episode IX " with Chris Terrio. For me, I was entirely focused on Episode VIII and having this experience. Now I'm just thinking about putting the movie out there and seeing how audiences respond to it. (more...)
A Technical Perspective on Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (CMG)
- September 12, 2017

Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc now has $8.69 billion valuation. Increasing profits are the best indication that a company can pay dividends and that the share price will trend upward. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Monday, August 14 by Stifel Nicolaus. As per Monday, November 23, the company rating was downgraded by Bank of America. (more...)
'Monster' fatberg blocks sewer in London 'Monster' fatberg blocks sewer in London
- September 12, 2017

Mr Rimmer added: 'We check our sewers routinely but these things can build up really quickly and cause big problems with flooding, as the waste gets blocked. Thames Water clears up an average of three fat related blockages and five blockages caused by items including wet wipes every hour from its sewers in London and the Thames Valley. (more...)
Bell Pottinger collapses into administration after South Africa scandal, BDO confirms Bell Pottinger collapses into administration after South Africa scandal, BDO confirms
- September 12, 2017

The management of those units, which are legally separate from the scandal-ridden parent company, are in negotiations to spin-off and rebrand . Bell Pottinger , which is based in London, has lost customers, partners and its second-biggest shareholder in recent weeks, prompting the United Kingdom company to be put into administration - a form of creditor protection - after failing to find a buyer. (more...)
NTSB: Tesla's Autopilot UX a NTSB: Tesla's Autopilot UX a "major role" in fatal Model S crash
- September 12, 2017

Following the meeting, the NTSB's report includes seven safety recommendations requiring auto manufacturers to add safeguards to prevent automated vehicle control systems from being used outside the conditions for which they were designed. Now, instead of just giving the driver warnings every few minutes with no other action, Autopilot will disable after three ignored prompts within an hour. (more...)
Income up, poverty down across the US Income up, poverty down across the US
- September 12, 2017

Census Bureau said in its 2016 report on income, poverty and health insurance coverage. The 12.7 percent poverty rate represented a decrease of 0.8 percentage points from 13.5 percent in 2015, it said. For family households, median income increased 2.7 percent to $75,062. The 2016 rate of 12.7 marked the lowest poverty rate in the United States since 12.5 percent in 2007, before the recession that began in December 2017 . (more...)
Steve Mnuchin signals higher taxes for hedge funds Steve Mnuchin signals higher taxes for hedge funds
- September 12, 2017

Mnuchin's comments are similar to remarks that Speaker Paul RyanPaul RyanTrump's debt deal puts an end to politics as usual in Washington Trump's deal with Schumer, Pelosi should dismay conservatives GOP group launches new TV ad on tax reform MORE (R-Wis.) made last week. (more...)
FCA calls out ICOs as potential hotbed for fraud FCA calls out ICOs as potential hotbed for fraud
- September 12, 2017

There is a good chance of losing your whole stake. Despite being relatively unproven, $1.8bn has been raised through ICOs so far this year, according to research provider Autonomous, a significant increase on the $222m collected in 2016. The FCA has also warned cryptocurrencies can be extremely volatile and that ICOs are often raising funds for early-stage projects or experimental business models. (more...)
Alexion moving to Boston but keeping 450 workers in New Haven Alexion moving to Boston but keeping 450 workers in New Haven
- September 12, 2017

Orbimed Advisors Llc decreased Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc (Call) ( ALXN ) stake by 96.21% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. It is positive, as 59 investors sold ALXN shares while 167 reduced holdings. Since June 14, 2017, it had 4 insider purchases, and 1 insider sale for $235.75 million activity. The shares were sold at an average price of $118.61, for a total value of $123,828.84. (more...)
Florida police rescue family with two infants from Irma flood waters Florida police rescue family with two infants from Irma flood waters
- September 12, 2017

The hurricane made USA landfall twice on Sunday , in the Florida Keys and at Marco Island . "We came out a lot better than the rest of the state and we have to thank God for that", said Gimenez. According to Atlanta's Fox 5 station, Georgia has already had one storm-related death. If you need more info, you can call Florida's Emergency line at 1-800-342-3557 or visit their site here. (more...)
Earnings Clues on Murphy Oil Corporation (MUR), PPL Corporation (PPL) Analyst's Predictions
- September 12, 2017

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:REGN) share price decreased in the last trading session with a previous 52-week high of $543.55. Occidental Petroleum Corporation disclosed in a document filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that Director Klesse William R has acquired 10,000 shares of Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY ) in trading session dated August 09, 2017. (more...)
FTSE rises as insurers rally on Irma downgrade FTSE rises as insurers rally on Irma downgrade
- September 12, 2017

That relieved investors, especially in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, whose devastation is estimated to dent third-quarter economic growth. The United States and its allies had been bracing for another long-range missile launch for the 69th anniversary of North Korea's founding on Saturday, but its leader Kim Jong Un hosted a massive celebration instead. (more...)
Pizza Hut manager accused of threatening employees fleeing Irma Pizza Hut manager accused of threatening employees fleeing Irma
- September 12, 2017

A photo began circulating on Twitter of a memo posted for employees in one Jacksonville Pizza Hut location, with an explicit list of instructions for employees. However, Twitter users were not convinced by any of Pizza Hut's comments in the note and the far-fetched message claiming that providing pizza to the community is considered more important than the safety of its employees. (more...)
Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) Raised to Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) Raised to "Strong-Buy" at Vetr Inc
- September 12, 2017

It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. ARP Americas LLC acquired a new stake in Intel Corporation in the 1st quarter worth about $202,000. The stock is now showing YTD performance of -2.98 Percent. Covington Cap invested in 1.22% or 379,655 shares. Connable Office, a Michigan-based fund reported 84,826 shares. First Personal Fincl has 301 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. (more...)
Turkish economy picks up Turkish economy picks up
- September 12, 2017

First quarter growth was revised up to 5.2 per cent from an initially reported 5 per cent, while 2016 growth was revised up to 3.2 per cent from an initial 2.9 per cent. "This was better than our forecast of 4.8 percent". Turkish Finance Minister Naci Agbal predicted that the growth rate in the third quarter would accelerate with tourism revenue growth, higher exports and base effect. (more...)
Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) Stock Traded Over Its 50 Day Average
- September 12, 2017

It has outperformed by 22.82% the S&P500. The original version of this piece can be viewed at https://www.truebluetribune.com/2017/09/11/royal-bank-of-canada-reaffirms-hold-rating-for-intuitive-surgical-inc-isrg.html. Since May 17, 2017, it had 1 buying transaction, and 6 selling transactions for $34.63 million activity. The Ameritas Investment Partners Inc holds 4,167 shares with $2.64M value, down from 5,127 last quarter. (more...)
Teva gets new CEO, reports positive fremanezumab study - shares jump Teva gets new CEO, reports positive fremanezumab study - shares jump
- September 12, 2017

Hayek Kallen Investment Management lowered its stake in shares of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (NYSE: TEVA ) by 1.6% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). (more...)
Analysts Recommended this Stock: Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (COG) Analysts Recommended this Stock: Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (COG)
- September 12, 2017

Moreover, Arcadia Management Mi has 0.01% invested in Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE:COG). TechnipFMC plc (NYSE:FTI) closed at $25.50 a share in the latest session and the stock value rose nearly -27.86% since the beginning of this year. (more...)
Britain pushes Boeing to drop its Bombardier challenge Britain pushes Boeing to drop its Bombardier challenge
- September 12, 2017

Boeing has launched a potentially damaging trade challenge action against Bombardier , alleging it is dumping its new C-Series passenger jets on the USA market. A government spokesperson said it was working to safeguard Bombardier's operations and its workers in Belfast. Boeing said: "This is the normal course of action for addressing instances where a competitor is selling into the USA market below cost and we will let the process play out". (more...)
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) Worth Watching Stock Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) Worth Watching Stock
- September 12, 2017

Arcadia Investment Management Corp MI now owns 2,504 shares of the retailer's stock worth $180,000 after acquiring an additional 169 shares in the last quarter. Peak6 Invs LP has 0.14% invested in Amazon.com, Inc. Hartford Invest Mngmt stated it has 0.51% of its portfolio in Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT). Capital Investment Counsel Inc holds 3.82% of its portfolio in Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) for 113,066 shares. (more...)