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Be a smart shopper on Cyber Monday Be a smart shopper on Cyber Monday
- November 27, 2017

You should avoid clicking on any unsolicited emails because that could be phishing. Separate figures from VoucherCodes and the Centre for Retail Research predicted that 21.5 million people would head online for Cyber Monday bargains. With so many shoppers expected to buy online, consumers are also being warned about online fraud. Turn on notifications to be alerted when purchases are made. (more...)
K2 Principal Fund LP Acquires 1100 Shares of Celgene Corporation (CELG)
- November 27, 2017

The stock decreased 1.37% or $0.06 on November 24, reaching $4.31. About 16,882 shares traded. Baidu Inc (ADR) (NASDAQ:BIDU) has risen 12.02% since November 26, 2016 and is uptrending. CELG's profit will be $1.37B for 15.01 P/E if the $1.74 EPS becomes a reality. The business's revenue was up 10.2% compared to the same quarter last year. (more...)
NBN warns of up to 9-month delay on HFC connections NBN warns of up to 9-month delay on HFC connections
- November 27, 2017

It took until the fifth paragraph of the release before the company said that NBN Co was pausing all new orders for connections on its HFC network. However, numerous current connections are plagued by drop-outs and slow internet speeds. The company says its now adding an average of almost 80,000 new premises monthly, with a target of three million connections under the current plan. (more...)
Bitcoin cracks $9600 just hours after breaking $9000 level Bitcoin cracks $9600 just hours after breaking $9000 level
- November 27, 2017

According to the analysts, the surge was stipulated by increased investor interest around the US Thanksgiving holiday and Black Friday shopping. The surge in interest also comes on the back of CME's announcement that it will list bitcoin futures in the second week of December. (more...)
'Better Homes' Publisher Meredith Buys Time In $2.8B Deal 'Better Homes' Publisher Meredith Buys Time In $2.8B Deal
- November 27, 2017

Meredith said it will pay $18.50 a share for Time . Meredith - publisher of Better Homes & Gardens and Allrecipes in the United States - has agreed to pay $US18.50 a share for Time , a 46 per cent premium to Time's closing price on November 15. (more...)
American Shiffrin captures another slalom title in Vermont American Shiffrin captures another slalom title in Vermont
- November 27, 2017

Kjetil Jansrud picked up where he left off in the season-opening men's World Cup super-G race, as Mikaela Shiffrin dominated the women's slalom. Shiffrin's 26th World Cup slalom win was also pretty coo for her because it was basically on home soul. (more...)
Black Friday, Thanksgiving online sales climb to record high Black Friday, Thanksgiving online sales climb to record high
- November 27, 2017

Adobe Digital Insights projects the day to rake in as much as $6.6 billion in sales - a 16.5 percent increase over last year's record-setter. Adobe Analytics also reported booming sales with a $5.03 billion haul over Black Friday, CNET reported. (more...)
Thanksgiving Sales Up 15% — Mobile Shopping Thanksgiving Sales Up 15% — Mobile Shopping
- November 26, 2017

That's an increase of 18.4 percent compared with a year ago. The National Retail Federation will come out with its overall Black Friday sales figures on Tuesday; it is predicting a 4% gain over 2016. "There has been a significant amount of debate surrounding the shifting importance of brick-and-mortar retail, and the fact that shopper visits remained intact on Black Friday illustrates that physical retail is still highly relevant and, when done right, profitable", Brian Field, senior ... (more...)
Shoppers in US, Canada taking advantage of Black Friday deals Shoppers in US, Canada taking advantage of Black Friday deals
- November 26, 2017

Target at South Shore Plaza opened at 6 a.m. Friday, and there was a long line of people, who appeared to be all smiles as they waited to get their hands on some deals. "Yes we have done this for many years, all of us". But they say it's the deals and deep discounts that bring them out. Associate professor of marketing at the Edwards School of Business, Marjorie Delbaere, said people should consider the price and whether it was something they planned to buy in the first place. (more...)
NXP Semiconductors NV (NXPI) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages
- November 26, 2017

It has outperformed by 7.97% the S&P500. Consolidated Investment Group Llc increased its stake in Amgen Inc (AMGN) by 19.53% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Its up 0.13, from 1.24 in 2017Q1. A number of other large investors also recently bought and sold shares of NXPI. NXPI's profit will be $557.08 million for 17.80 P/E if the $1.61 EPS becomes a reality. (more...)
Louisville shops looking forward to Small Business Saturday Louisville shops looking forward to Small Business Saturday
- November 26, 2017

The impact of Small Business Saturday is felt in downtown Harrisonburg. If you shop November 25 at the more than 900 LIBA stores, grab an information packet at the store and take a picture of your receipts from purchases. Small Business Administration. The Yellow Button is in the process of expanding, but is also participating in Small Business Saturday. Ebersold feels that big crowds at the malls push shoppers downtown for a more relaxing shopping experience. (more...)
(FOXA) Position Lifted by Van ECK Associates Corp
- November 26, 2017

It also reduced Maxlinear Inc (NYSE:MXL) stake by 128,325 shares and now owns 1.36M shares. The stock increased 0.78% or $0.46 on November 24, reaching $59.46. KeyCorp reaffirmed a "buy" rating and set a $35.00 price target on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a research report on Sunday, November 19th. FOXA's total short interest was 36.61 million shares in November as published by FINRA. (more...)
Shop small on Solomons on Saturday Shop small on Solomons on Saturday
- November 25, 2017

New Haven especially has made a big push over the years to get shoppers down here by including free perks such as free and discounted parking. This is his second small business, he also owns Kilwins, and it just opened a few months ago. (more...)
What Does The Data Behind Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) Suggest?
- November 25, 2017

The SI to Rite Aid Corporation's float is 16.31%. ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) has risen 9.50% since November 25, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 45.78% the S&P500. Bluecrest Capital Mngmt Ltd holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) for 111,455 shares. About shares traded. Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) has declined 55.18% since November 24, 2016 and is downtrending. (more...)
Hayden's comments spurred me on: Vince Hayden's comments spurred me on: Vince
- November 25, 2017

He was loving it", Cummins said. He loves backing up his teammates. Root is regarded as one of the best batsmen in world cricket, but dropped on the last Ashes tour in 2013-14, he now has plenty to think about after struggling his way to 15. (more...)
Chelsea boss Conte furious over Liverpool preparation: It's not right Chelsea boss Conte furious over Liverpool preparation: It's not right
- November 25, 2017

Willian doubled Chelsea's lead nine minutes before the interval, collecting Hazard's deft back-heeled pass before rolling home. The Blues were not content with leaving the result at 3-0, having seen their first meeting ended at twice that scoreline, and Willian took it upon himself to make sure it did not finish that way. (more...)
England to meet Australia in RLWC Final after beating Tonga England to meet Australia in RLWC Final after beating Tonga
- November 25, 2017

Fifita had also recovered and grounded the ball and claimed the winning try. Widdop's second goal made it 12-0 but England lived dangerously up to half-time, with Tonga's unsafe offloading game causing them all sorts of problems and they were indebted to Widdop's last-ditch tackle on winger Daniel Tupou to keep their advantage intact. (more...)
Schlumberger LTD (NYSE:SLB) Institutional Investors Sentiment Index Crashed in 2017 Q2
- November 25, 2017

The stock rose 0.51% or $0.35 reaching $68.52 per share. About 656,142 shares traded. Union Pacific Corp (NYSE:UNP) was reduced too. It has underperformed by 21.57% the S&P500. The return on assets stands at 0.7%, Return on Equity now is 1.4% and the Return on Investment value is -1.5%. It turned negative, as 99 investors sold SLB shares while 590 reduced holdings. (more...)
Macy's says it's fixed gift, credit card issue Macy's says it's fixed gift, credit card issue
- November 25, 2017

Though some social media users reported that the outages were happening "nationwide", the full extent of the problem was unclear. The issues appear to have begun around noon ET. It says it doesn't anticipate any additional delays. Macy's website and app were apparently having issues as well, according to Business Insider and currentlydown.com . (more...)
Do You Own Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY) Shares?
- November 25, 2017

Annaly Capital Management, Inc . owns, manages, and finances a portfolio of real estate related investment securities, including mortgage pass-through certificates, collateralized mortgage obligations (or CMOs) and agency callable debentures. (more...)
Salvation Army kicks off Red Kettle Campaign Salvation Army kicks off Red Kettle Campaign
- November 25, 2017

Capt. John Horton, a co-commanding officer of the Salvation Army of Paducah, said more volunteer bell ringers are needed. You can volunteer to become a bell ringer here. "I don't think a lot of people realize what the need is", she said. "I thought people would be falling over their own feet to do something like this". (more...)
Wells Fargo & Company (WFC) Rating Increased to Strong-Buy at Vetr Inc
- November 25, 2017

Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE: WFC ) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, April 13th. It has outperformed by 2.84% the S&P500. Pictet Bank & Trust Ltd increased Wells Fargo Co New (WFC) stake by 12.76% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. (more...)
Leandra English Named Deputy Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Leandra English Named Deputy Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
- November 25, 2017

The succession plan has never been tested, with Cordray as its first and only full-time director. "The president looks forward to seeing Director Mulvaney take a common sense approach to leading the CFPB's dedicated staff, an approach that will empower consumers to make their own financial decisions and facilitate investment in our communities", the White House said in a statement. (more...)
Shoppers wait outside for hours on Thursday for Black Friday deals Shoppers wait outside for hours on Thursday for Black Friday deals
- November 25, 2017

Black Friday also raised concerns for a number of shoppers, with 73 per cent saying they are anxious by deals that seemed too good to be true, and 40 per cent cautious that they may be "burned" by deals that a supposed to be a bargain. Retailers' efforts to create a more strategic, extended event over the long Black Friday weekend are starting to take hold, however. However, the Daytona Beach resident said it's worth the wait. (more...)
Jeff Bezos Is Now Worth $100 Billion Jeff Bezos Is Now Worth $100 Billion
- November 25, 2017

Amazon shares hit a record on one of the year's busiest shopping days , joining a broader Black Friday market rally. Bezos, the world's richest man, owns about 78.9 million shares of Amazon, according to a November 14 filing. Amazon shares are up 58% this year, enough to enrich Bezos by about $34 billion. The rise outstripped anyone else on Bloomberg's Billionaire's Index , and edged Bezos ahead of Bill Gates as the world's richest person in July. (more...)