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Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (COG)- Safe Haven Investment Performance Stocks
- November 10, 2017

Following the purchase, the director now directly owns 619,500 shares of the company's stock, valued at $17,017,665. About 143 shares traded. Silicon Laboratories (NASDAQ:SLAB) has risen 59.49% since November 9, 2016 and is uptrending. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Thursday, October 20 by SunTrust. The company was maintained on Friday, September 11 by Mizuho. Institutional transactions worth noted at -5.22%. (more...)
After security breach costs, Equifax clears Q3 with $96M profit After security breach costs, Equifax clears Q3 with $96M profit
- November 10, 2017

The incident prompted three top officials to leave the company, including former chief executive Richard Smith. Executives discussed the impact of the breach after releasing third-quarter results late on Thursday. Profits, however, were down 27 percent from the previous year at $96.3 million - in large part due to the breach. Mortgage services revenue was down only 2% year-to-year at $38.8 million and up slightly from the second quarter's $38.6 million. (more...)
Will Chesapeake Utilities Corporation's (CPK) Earnings Grow In Next 12 Months?
- November 10, 2017

Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK)'s ROE is 0%, while industry's is 14.69%. For the long-term approach of trading or also can for short period of time, 200 days MA can also help to get idea about trading, CHK has -16.49% which indicates Bearish trends and this can also make isolating trends easier. (more...)
IBM Raises the Bar with a 50-Qubit Quantum Computer IBM Raises the Bar with a 50-Qubit Quantum Computer
- November 10, 2017

The company today announced two quantum processor upgrades, including a new 20-qubit processor and a working prototype of a 50-qubit processor. The first IBM Q systems available online to clients will have a 20 qubit processor, featuring improvements in superconducting qubit design, connectivity and packaging. (more...)
Compensation for broadband users Compensation for broadband users
- November 10, 2017

Ofcom said that at present, compensation is paid out in around one in seven, or 15 per cent, of cases, and then only in small amounts. Now, it several major ISPs, including BT, Sky, Virgin Media and TalkTalk , have agreed to be part of this new scheme. (more...)
USA self-driving shuttle crashes on first day of test service USA self-driving shuttle crashes on first day of test service
- November 10, 2017

The driverless vehicle detected the truck and stopped, according to a report in The Guardian , but didn't back up to avoid the collision. We've already seen the first fatal crash involving a self-driving auto, but the Navya bus isn't traveling long distances or operating on highways-it only goes about 15 MPH and runs on a route about 0.6 miles long. (more...)
Ford testing exoskeleton created to ease physical tasks for workers Ford testing exoskeleton created to ease physical tasks for workers
- November 10, 2017

One eye fixed on productivity and the other on worker health, the US automaker has been piloting an exoskeleton technology created to relieve stress on workers' arms-specifically those who work on assembly line tasks that require them to lift tools over their heads. (more...)
The Waverton Investment Management Ltd Raises it position for Microsoft Corp. (MSFT)
- November 10, 2017

The company was downgraded on Wednesday, August 5 by BMO Capital Markets. The stock rose 0.07% or $0.05 reaching $71.3. It is down 23.81% since November 10, 2016 and is uptrending. Since May 16, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 3 sales for $2.35 million activity. Also, insider Jean Philippe Courtois sold 26,763 shares of the business's stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, August 30th. (more...)
Record crops of corn, soybeans forecast in Kansas Record crops of corn, soybeans forecast in Kansas
- November 10, 2017

It is no coincidence that as farmers realized increased demand and value for their crops, they were able to invest in newer technologies and practices that have driven even further improvements in yields, even in the face of increasingly challenging weather conditions. (more...)
JC Penney stock higher from a better results than expected JC Penney stock higher from a better results than expected
- November 10, 2017

Jefferies Group LLC reiterated a "hold" rating and issued a $4.00 price target on shares of J. C. Penney Company, Inc . In the most recent financial results released by J. The company's quick ratio for most recent quarter is 0.2 along with current ratio for most recent quarter of 1.5. In other J. C. Penney Company, Inc . (more...)
Boring Money warns of gender investment gap Boring Money warns of gender investment gap
- November 10, 2017

A mere 12% of women hold a stocks and shares ISA, compared to nearly a fifth (19%) of men, according to research from Boring Money. Mackay pointed out that over any ten year period since the stock market began, stocks have done better than cash nine times out of 10, meaning women have continued to miss out on these returns. (more...)
China's Toutiao buys teens social video app Musical.ly in latest expansion China's Toutiao buys teens social video app Musical.ly in latest expansion
- November 10, 2017

Photo Employees of Musical.ly at the Shanghai offices of the start-up. On Musical.ly, users - or "musers" as they're called - can record and share 15-second videos of themselves lip syncing to popular songs and making amusing faces. The Wall Street Journal recently reported that terms of a new funding round ascribed the company a valuation of $10 billion. The app has become one of the world's most popular news services and boasts 120 million daily active users. (more...)
United Kingdom industrial output rises in September; trade gap narrows United Kingdom industrial output rises in September; trade gap narrows
- November 10, 2017

The new figures will have no impact on the preliminary estimate of overall economic growth of 0.4% in the third quarter, government statisticians said. Economists polled by Reuters had expected a reading of 12.8 billion pounds. Despite the positive news on industrial production and trade, a separate release from the ONS suggested the construction sector had a torrid September, with output contracting 1.6 per cent. (more...)
China plans pilot scheme easing foreign auto firms' ownership limits China plans pilot scheme easing foreign auto firms' ownership limits
- November 10, 2017

Previously, investment from foreign players in this sector was capped at 25 percent. The moves appeared aimed at addressing foreign complaints about China's trade surpluses and market barriers. Zhu said the time is right for China to step up the liberalization of its financial sector. The United States and the European Union have long complained about a lack of access in a host of industries. (more...)
Stock In Spotlight: Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB)
- November 10, 2017

It depends on 5 financial ratios, which can be calculated from data found on a firm's annual 10K report. Among 6 analysts covering Sonus Networks ( NASDAQ:SONS ), 4 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 1 Hold. The institutional investor owned 64,675 shares of the company's stock after selling 1,769 shares during the period. Cullen Frost Bankers invested 0.85% of its portfolio in Dow Chemical Co (NYSE:DOW). (more...)
Uber, Nasa working on 'flying taxi' project Uber, Nasa working on 'flying taxi' project
- November 10, 2017

On the new Space Act Agreement with Nasa, Holden said: "This Space Act Agreement paves the way forward for Uber to collaborate with Nasa on the development of next-generation airspace management technology". Instead of tackling the building of actual aircraft, Uber will develop the technology that manages flying vehicles and navigates air traffic. She walks in her front door to her kids and husband just as the table is being set. (more...)
Reflections on the Current State of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD)
- November 10, 2017

The share price was last seen -2.82% lower, reaching at $11.71 on November 08, 2017. AMD was included in 12 notes of analysts from August 25, 2016. It last reported revenues of $7.6 billion and EPS of $1.82 for the September 2017, representing 6% top-line growth and 1.55 EPS growth. Company's EPS for the past five years is valued at 3.4%, leading it to an EPS value of 6.6% for the next five years. (more...)
Seven Triad companies score highly on LGBT equality survey Seven Triad companies score highly on LGBT equality survey
- November 10, 2017

This is the third year in a row that Armstrong Teasdale has earned a 100 percent score. HRC , a leading advocate for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBTQ) rights, gave our ideal scores to Battle Creek-based Kellogg Co . Navigant's efforts in satisfying all the CEI criteria resulted in a 100 percent ranking and the designation as a Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality. (more...)
Chevrolet Corvette ZR1: Price, Weight and Other Key Details Chevrolet Corvette ZR1: Price, Weight and Other Key Details
- November 10, 2017

In the age of information, nobody wants to wait for details on a new high performance vehicle, so here is everything that you really want to know about the new Corvette ZR1. Perhaps a more important stat is its lap time at Virginia International Raceway - it lapped the track 2.5 seconds faster than a Z06. 0-60mph happens in under three seconds, a standing quarter-mile is dealt with in under 11 seconds, and it'll top out at 210mph. (more...)
ESPN heading for more painful layoffs ESPN heading for more painful layoffs
- November 10, 2017

More than 100 employees will be laid off after the Thanksgiving holiday, according to Sports Illustrated's Richard Deitsch. But there's plenty of uncertainty ahead for many involved with SportsCenter , and for many others at ESPN. With 96.9 million digital users, ESPN had five times as many unique viewers in September as Fox Sports. The network also recently cancelled "Barstool Van Talk" after just one episode because ESPN wanted to distance itself from the controversial Barstool Sports ... (more...)
Roku, Inc. (NASDAQ:ROKU) Now Covered by Needham & Company LLC Roku, Inc. (NASDAQ:ROKU) Now Covered by Needham & Company LLC
- November 10, 2017

In other Roku news, major shareholder Mv Management X, L.L.C. sold 6,900,000 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Monday, October 2nd. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink . Roku Inc . beat sales projections in its first quarterly report since going public, bolstered by rising advertising revenue and a 48 percent increase in active user accounts. (more...)
Weak uranium prices force Cameco to halt two operations in Canada Weak uranium prices force Cameco to halt two operations in Canada
- November 10, 2017

He also said he has contacted Cameco and is taking the word of the CEO Tim Gitzel that the layoffs will be temporary. In 2010, uranium was selling in the $60-a-pound range. As a result of the suspension, the company has dropped its dividend from 40 cents to just 8 cents. "We can't control the market so our focus is on positioning the company to weather the continued low uranium prices and have uncommitted, low-cost supply to deliver into a strengthening market". (more...)
Kindles and quinoa: Amazon to sell more gadgets in Whole Foods stores Kindles and quinoa: Amazon to sell more gadgets in Whole Foods stores
- November 10, 2017

As you can see in the photo above, I noticed the Fire TV sticks as a new addition at my local Whole Foods in Seattle last week. Since Amazon bought Whole Foods in August, it's doing things a little differently this Black Friday. - giving customers the chance to try out the devices. Amazon has its own online Black Friday plans but it hasn't announced specific deals yet. "Whole Foods Market and Amazon will together continue innovating to provide customers with a great shopping ... (more...)
Global Gold Demand Plunges Nine Percent in Q3 2017 Global Gold Demand Plunges Nine Percent in Q3 2017
- November 09, 2017

The US was the best-performing industrialised Western jewellery market. The value of jewellery demand was down by 31 per cent at Rs 30,340 crore, from Rs 43,880 crore in the same period past year. India is the world's second-largest purchaser of gold after China, but has seen demand hit by a raft of government measures including a new tax system and anti-money laundering regulation. (more...)
Intl Fcstone Inc. Buys New Position in Annaly Capital Management Inc (NLY)
- November 09, 2017

Laurel Wealth Advisors Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of Annaly Capital Management by 1.0% in the 2nd quarter. Looking into last 5 trades, the stock observed a return of nearly 2.20%. In terms of value, Annaly Capital Management, Inc . has a P/E value of 4.49, combined with a forward P/E of 9.42. For the past five years EPS growth has been 30.00%. (more...)