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Here's what South African consumers can expect this Black Friday Here's what South African consumers can expect this Black Friday
- November 24, 2017

According to digital advertising agency Jetweb, who has kept a close eye on Black Friday through social listening data for the last 3 years, the hashtag has seen its mentions on social media escalate every year. You can expect to save on appliances, toys, tech goods, and yes, even food. Klyne Maharaj, head of brands at Superbalist.com - an online fast fashion retailer - says South Africans have rapidly taken to the day, but probably still have a bit to learn. (more...)
Acadia Realty Trust (AKR) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Boenning Scattergood
- November 24, 2017

About 476,991 shares traded. (NYSE:DLR). Ameritas Prns Incorporated has invested 0.07% of its portfolio in Digital Realty Trust , Inc. It has underperformed by 11.76% the S&P500. The real estate investment trust reported $0.37 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.36 by $0.01. The company has market cap of $9.57 billion. (more...)
What should one expect from: Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX)
- November 24, 2017

D L Carlson Investment Group Inc increased Ishares Nasdaq Biotech Indx (IBB) stake by 2,731 shares to 11,607 valued at $3.60M in 2017Q2. Caxton Assoc Lp owns 2,400 shares for 0% of their portfolio. About Netflix Netflix, Inc is a provider an Internet television network. Metropolitan Life New York invested in 0.23% or 224,295 shares. Bokf Na has invested 0.44% of its portfolio in Boeing Co (NYSE:BA). (more...)
Merck & Company, Inc. (MRK) Shares Sold by Homrich & Berg
- November 24, 2017

The hedge fund run by Mark Wolfson held 161,276 shares of the capital goods company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $58.32 million, up from 2,271 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Everence Capital Management Incorporated invested 0.97% in Merck & Co., Inc. Hourglass Cap Ltd Llc has 0.12% invested in Merck & Co., Inc. (NYSE: MRK ) for 13,047 shares. (more...)
Black Friday on an upward trend in South Africa
- November 24, 2017

Checkers said it upped its sales for the 2016 Black Friday promotion with over 40% more product offering than in 2015. The Black Friday deals are only available in-store, and select Game stores are opening their doors at 00h01 on 24 November. (more...)
MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ:MKSI) Analyzing Financial Health
- November 24, 2017

At the time of writing, the 14-day ADX for Mks Instruments Inc ( MKSI ) is standing at 23.41. The Putnam Investments Llc holds 2.93M shares with $218.17 million value, up from 2.82M last quarter. The scientific and technical instruments company reported $1.56 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.46 by $0.10. (more...)
The General Electric Company (GE) Lowered to The General Electric Company (GE) Lowered to "Hold" at Vetr Inc
- November 24, 2017

It has outperformed by 61.15% the S&P500. Blackhill Capital Inc decreased General Electric Co Com (GE) stake by 6.83% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Therefore 25% are positive. The rating was downgraded by Oppenheimer to "Perform" on Monday, September 21. Jefferies has "Hold" rating and $57.0 target. (more...)
Singapore GDP Jumps 8.8% In Q3 Singapore GDP Jumps 8.8% In Q3
- November 24, 2017

Singapore and other trade-reliant economies in Asia have enjoyed a boost this year from an improvement in global demand, particularly for electronics products and components such as semiconductors. and brewing geopolitical tensions on the Korean peninsula. At the same time, Singapore should continue to fare quite well, with domestic-focused industries and the labor market improving. (more...)
Analyst Scores Summary: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT), Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK) Analyst Scores Summary: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT), Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK)
- November 24, 2017

It is down 17.40% since November 22, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 8.74% the S&P500. The stock of Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE:CPK) earned "Hold" rating by RBC Capital Markets on Sunday, October 15. Voya Invest Mngmt Limited holds 0.01% or 461,790 shares in its portfolio. Winslow Evans Crocker Inc stated it has 600 shares or 0% of all its holdings. (more...)
'Sigh of relief' for diesel drivers after budget announcement 'Sigh of relief' for diesel drivers after budget announcement
- November 24, 2017

Existing cars on the road before 1st April 2018 will not be affected. This will result in a cost to the consumer of between £20 and £500, depending on the vehicle's Carbon dioxide emissions, although that cost will be hidden slightly as the first year's VED is included in a car's "on-the-road" purchase price. (more...)
A Look At Recent Insider Trades For Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (APC) A Look At Recent Insider Trades For Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (APC)
- November 23, 2017

Saba Capital Management Lp sold 297,753 shares as Anadarko Pete Corp (APC)'s stock declined 20.17%. The stock traded within a range of $47.72 and $48.56. Anadarko Petroleum Corporation's dividend payout ratio is presently -5.65%. However, the exploration and production (E&P) player acknowledges the lag in its ability to deal with the ongoing downturn and has proactively chalked out an operating plan for 2018. (more...)
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) Insider Watch on The Stock Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) Insider Watch on The Stock
- November 23, 2017

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Wal-Mart Stores from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $86.00 price target for the company in a research note on Thursday, July 27th. Monarch Capital Mngmt has 36,712 shares for 0.76% of their portfolio. Leavell Inv Inc has 0.11% invested in Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE: WMT ). The company has market cap of $121.42 million. (more...)
MGM Resorts International (MGM), Symantec Corporation (SYMC)
- November 23, 2017

About 549,338 shares traded. Kronos Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:KRO) has risen 245.94% since November 23, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 1.85% the S&P500. Canyon Limited Liability Company holds 10.03% or 19.40 million shares. Ameriprise Financial Inc has invested 0% in MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM ). (more...)
Teacher arrested at IN school Teacher arrested at IN school
- November 23, 2017

John Police, according to a spokesman for the Lake County Sheriff's Department. As a result of the investigation, 24-year-old Samantha Cox was arrested on suspicion of possessing a controlled substance, a felony, and possessing drug paraphernalia, which is a misdemeanor, the release stated. (more...)
Shares now down at $80.72 (LOW) Lowe's Appoints Richard D. Maltsbarger… Shares now down at $80.72 (LOW) Lowe's Appoints Richard D. Maltsbarger…
- November 23, 2017

About 77,403 shares traded. Lowe's Companies, Inc. (LOW ) shares jumped and closed the day at $81.46, with the percent change of 1.55%. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Therefore 17% are positive. Lowe's Companies Inc. had 66 analyst reports since August 19, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Monday, October 31 by PiperJaffray. (more...)
Most Recent Analysts Ratings Newell Brands Inc. (NWL)
- November 23, 2017

The stock decreased 0.65% or $0.29 on November 22, reaching $44.65. Cutter & Company Brokerage Inc sold 8,883 shares as At T Inc (T)'s stock declined 7.81%. Whittier Trust holds 264,153 shares. Dowling Yahnke Lc holds 192,836 shares. Since June 5, 2017, it had 1 insider buy, and 0 sales for $504,204 activity. (more...)
Last-minute Thanksgiving shoppers rush to area grocery stores Last-minute Thanksgiving shoppers rush to area grocery stores
- November 23, 2017

But Thanksgiving Day isn't just any Thursday. To help you out, the Brentwood Home Page called around to some of Brentwood's largest stores to see if they were participating in Black Friday this year. Some shoppers said they had to go to two different stores to get everything they needed. Best Buy - 1600 Galleria Boulevard - Will open at 5 p.m. (more...)
Streetwise Analysis on Shares of Valmont Industries, Inc. (NYSE:VMI)
- November 23, 2017

The company was downgraded on Tuesday, March 8 by Buckingham Research. Retail Bank accumulated 17,190 shares. The rating was initiated by Stephens on Tuesday, March 29 with "Overweight". 2017, Delta Air Lines, Inc . (NYSE: DAL ) now has a value of 17.00%. (NYSE: DAL ). Institute For Wealth Mgmt Ltd owns 13,439 shares for 0.2% of their portfolio. (more...)
Saina, Prannoy out of reckoning for Dubai Super Series Finals Saina, Prannoy out of reckoning for Dubai Super Series Finals
- November 23, 2017

She will next meet eighth seed Chinese Chen Yufei. Meanwhile, it was also the end of road for Indian men's doubles pair of Manu Attri and B Sumeeth Reddy. Kashyap lost 21-15, 9-21, 20-22 to South Korean Lee Dong Keun in an hour and nine minutes. In the men's singles, Kazumasa Sakai defeated Prannoy 11-21, 21-10, 21-15 in 54 minutes. (more...)
Shares Observed in Overbought Territory: Marvell Technology Group Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRVL) Shares Observed in Overbought Territory: Marvell Technology Group Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRVL)
- November 23, 2017

Several equities research analysts have weighed in on MRVL shares. 0 analysts gave its stock an Outperform rating. November 6 investment analysts at Oppenheimer Holdings maintained a company rating of "Buy" targeting a price of $23.00. This represents a $0.24 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.01%. Marvell Technology Group's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 47.06%. Finally, Credit Suisse Group reiterated a "buy" rating on shares of Marvell Technology Group in a report on ... (more...)
The Charles Schwab Corp's (SCHW) Buy Rating Reaffirmed at Citigroup Inc
- November 23, 2017

About 7.66 million shares traded or 41.85% up from the average. Tarbox Family Office has 0.1% invested in Charles Schwab Corp (NYSE: SCHW ). The value of the investment in The Charles Schwab Corp decreased from $2,591,824,000 to $2,580,131,000 a change of $11,693,000 quarter over quarter. (more...)
Like Ashok Kumar, Ajith was harassed by Anbu Chezhiyan: director Suseenthiran Like Ashok Kumar, Ajith was harassed by Anbu Chezhiyan: director Suseenthiran
- November 23, 2017

Kumar had produced several of Sasikumar's films, including Eesan (2010), Poraali (2011) and the upcoming Kodiveeran , which is scheduled to be released on November 30. To this, the director posted a reply on Twitter and said , "Not just Anbu Chezhiyan, I haven't borrowed a single rupee from anyone". As per the police official, a case under Section 306 of the IPC has been registered against the financier. (more...)
New ruling forces ISPs to make their broadband speed ads more accurate New ruling forces ISPs to make their broadband speed ads more accurate
- November 23, 2017

Part of the rules also insist that ISPs use the term "average" when mentioning speeds, instead of the current "up to", and that part of the advert encourages customers to use speed checkers to ensure they're getting the service they subscribed to. (more...)
Budget 2017: Business rates to be pegged to CPI from 2018 Budget 2017: Business rates to be pegged to CPI from 2018
- November 23, 2017

An extension of the £1,000 rate relief policy for an additional year. "We will continue to work in the worldwide arena to find a sustainable and fair long-term solution that properly taxes digital businesses that operate in our cyberspace", Mr Hammond said. (more...)
Uber admits covering up data breach Uber admits covering up data breach
- November 23, 2017

He wrote in a blog post: "At the time of the incident, we took immediate steps to secure the data and shut down further unauthorised access by the individuals". "The National Privacy Commission (NPC) is concerned about the possible impact of the breach on our citizens", said Liboro. The ICO says it will work with Britain's national incident response agency, the National Cyber Security Center, which is part of intelligence agency GCHQ, as well as other agencies and regulators overseas ... (more...)