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Peter Kay cancels entire 2018/19 tour - including two Belfast dates Peter Kay cancels entire 2018/19 tour - including two Belfast dates
- December 13, 2017

Funnyman Peter Kay has been forced to cancel his long-awaited upcoming United Kingdom tour - leaving fans heartbroken and wondering how to get refunds. 'Once again, I'm very sorry'. The show was originally meant to just play four dates in Manchester so the 44-year-old could be close to his family, but he later extended this to 20 nights, before adding dates around the country. (more...)
New New "Neutral" Rating Was Given to Teva Pharmaceutical Indus (NYSE:TEVA)
- December 13, 2017

The firm had revenue of $5.63 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $5.69 billion. Saddled with almost $35 billion in debt since acquiring Allergan's Actavis generic drug business for $40.5 billion, Teva made a series of changes after Kare Schultz joined as its new chief executive on November 1. (more...)
Target to buy Shipt, promises same-day delivery by end of 2019 Target to buy Shipt, promises same-day delivery by end of 2019
- December 13, 2017

Target said it will launch same-day delivery of groceries, essentials, home, electronics and other products while expanding from there. It plans to have the service in all major markets before next year's holiday season. local time on December 24 and still get same-day delivery, while the last day for next-day holiday shipping is December 23. Once a customer orders, they send a "shopper" into the store to grab the groceries, and then deliver the items. (more...)
PepsiCo Places Largest Tesla Semi Order to Date PepsiCo Places Largest Tesla Semi Order to Date
- December 13, 2017

PepsiCo has declined to comment on how much money the company had to front for their Tesla Semi order. The company is going for a big market. The premium EV maker has been trying to convince the commercial vehicle community that it can build an affordable electric big rig with the range and cargo capacity, which can compete with relatively low-priced, time-tested diesel trucks. (more...)
Mobile Plans to Irritate 'Big Cable' with Its Own TV Service Mobile Plans to Irritate 'Big Cable' with Its Own TV Service
- December 13, 2017

T-Mobile has been steadily adding subscribers for several years under this strategy, at a clip of more than 1 million net customer additions a quarter. "We're gonna fix the pain points and bring real choice to consumers across the country". "And worse, they have no real choice but to simply take it-the crappy customer service, clunky technology and outrageous bills loaded with fees", T-Mobile CEO John Legere said in a press release . (more...)
What are Institutions Doing With Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA) Shares?
- December 13, 2017

Combining the two types of research and analysis will give you a well rounded idea of how Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc . may perform into the future. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have issued a hold rating, thirteen have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. (more...)
These are the shipping dates you need to know for Christmas delivery These are the shipping dates you need to know for Christmas delivery
- December 13, 2017

Postal Service recommends that first-class mail - think Christmas cards - should be in the mailbox by December 19. Using FedEx Ground, ship by Friday, December 15. "America relies on the Postal Service and our 640,000 dedicated employees to deliver the holidays", said Postmaster General Megan Brennan in a statement . (more...)
Edison International (NYSE:EIX) Stock Price Up as Sentiment Improves Edison International (NYSE:EIX) Stock Price Up as Sentiment Improves
- December 13, 2017

Tracking EV may help when comparing companies with different capital structures. To see more absolute value, taking notice on its price to next year's EPS that cloud be 7.87%, according to Thomson Reuter. (NYSE:CR) for 6,990 shares. KeyCorp restated a "hold" rating on shares of Consolidated Edison in a research note on Friday, October 20th. The mistake some people make is that they think a cheap stock has more value to it. (more...)
Not undergone any makeover, BJP distorted my image, says Rahul Gandhi Not undergone any makeover, BJP distorted my image, says Rahul Gandhi
- December 13, 2017

Rahul claimed that because of the decisions that Modi government took, it's going to be hard for the BJP to win the trust of voters. "I speak the truth and that truth is coming out", the Gandhi scion said. Mrs Gandhi, the party's longest-serving chief, has been keeping unwell in recent years and had scaled back her public engagements, pushing to the fore Rahul Gandhi. (more...)
Brokers Opinions on: Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM)
- December 13, 2017

The average 1-year price target for (AMZN) reveals an average price target of $1281.98 per share. Finally, Acrospire Investment Management LLC raised its holdings in shares of Exxon Mobil by 172.7% in the 2nd quarter. Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM ) surprised the stock market in its last reported earnings when it earned $0.97 a piece versus the consensus-estimated $0.86. (more...)
Good Energy Group (GOOD) Hits New 52-Week Low at $167.54
- December 13, 2017

Diamondback Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:FANG) has risen 18.62% since December 13, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 25.67% the S&P500. A number of other brokerages also recently weighed in on GOG. (NYSE:NOW) rating on Sunday, October 1. Piper Jaffray has "Hold" rating and $90.0 target. The rating was downgraded by Citigroup on Wednesday, December 13 to "Neutral". (more...)
Is The Blackstone Group LP (NYSE:BX) A Safe Bet For Investors?
- December 13, 2017

One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and ten have issued a buy rating to the company's stock. Blackstone now has $38.05 billion valuation. Insider trading activity is a great indicator of how a stock is performing, so let's take a look at The Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE:BX). Northeast Fin Consultants reported 27,758 shares. (more...)
Sharpest fall in job numbers for two years - ONS Sharpest fall in job numbers for two years - ONS
- December 13, 2017

The claimant count for Norfolk and Waveney (the number of people claiming jobseeker's allowance and universal credit) was 9,815 in November, up from 9.670 in October. Meanwhile the number of vacancies continue to grow, reaching a new record high. Nationally, unemployment fell by 26,000 to 1.4 million, which is 182,000 lower than a year ago. (more...)
Producer Prices Increase 0.4% in November Producer Prices Increase 0.4% in November
- December 13, 2017

Gasoline prices in the US rose by 7.3 per cent last month, enough to push the country's overall inflation rate up to 0.4 per cent. Core inflation, which excludes volatile energy and food prices, rose 0.3 percent in November and 2.4 percent for the past 12 months, a more benign reading on inflation. (more...)
S.Korea to hold emergency meeting on cryptocurrencies, measures expected Friday S.Korea to hold emergency meeting on cryptocurrencies, measures expected Friday
- December 13, 2017

Prices on Bithumb, South Korea's biggest Bitcoin exchange, fell almost five percent after the announcement. Joyce Kim, co-founder of payment network Stellar, announced in a Twitter message that the South Korean government has finally decided not to ban Bitcoin exchanges, citing South Korean news source Daum. (more...)
Deadline for mandatory linking of Aadhaar with bank accounts extended indefinitely Deadline for mandatory linking of Aadhaar with bank accounts extended indefinitely
- December 13, 2017

This is clear from the amendment in the Prevention of Money Laundering Rules made via a notification yesterday. Earlier, it had set December 31 as the last date for linking the Unique Identification Number (UID) to bank accounts. It must be noted that all other deadlines to link Aadhaar with services remain unchanged. Attorney general K.K. Venugopal had informed the court that the government was willing to, with the exception of SIM cards, extend the deadline to 31 March for mandatory ... (more...)
Meat tax 'increasingly probable' to help combat climate change Meat tax 'increasingly probable' to help combat climate change
- December 13, 2017

The continued subsidisation of meat is the antithesis of what's needed as policymakers and countries gear up to deliver on Paris. If governments are serious about wanting to address surging incidents of obesity , diabetes and cancer, as well as trying to keep rising global temperatures in check, people must be discouraged from consuming meat, analysts for investors managing over $4tn of assets argue. (more...)
Scan For Analyst Views: Synchrony Financial (SYF), Himax Technologies, Inc. (HIMX)
- December 13, 2017

About 5.92M shares traded. The insider now holds 12,738 shares of Synchrony Financial ( SYF ). It has underperformed by 27.05% the S&P500. Stoneridge Investment Partners Llc decreased Cvs Health Corporation (CVS) stake by 63.06% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. (more...)
York suspends Uber licence York suspends Uber licence
- December 13, 2017

Questioned by Cllr Margaret Wells he said there were "about ten" Uber drivers from York. From our experience, the passengers love the ability to have the convenience of pressing a button to request a auto, to take a trip without having to use cash at all and, from a safety point of view, being able to track every element of that journey. (more...)
Beholding Stock-:- Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB)
- December 13, 2017

John G Ullman holds 2.49% in Schlumberger Limited (NYSE: SLB ) or 190,678 shares. It has underperformed by 20.00% the S&P500. Honeywell International Inc decreased Equinix Inc (NASDAQ:EQIX) stake by 1,100 shares to 17,114 valued at $7.35M in 2017Q2. (more...)
Investors Sell Union Pacific (UNP) on Strength (UNP)
- December 13, 2017

It has outperformed by 7.46% the S&P500. State Street Corp boosted its stake in Union Pacific by 0.4% during the 1st quarter. Supplemental Annuity Collective Trust Of Nj sold 3,000 shares as Union Pac Corp ( UNP)'s stock declined 2.52%. They expect $1.53 earnings per share, up 10.07% or $0.14 from last year's $1.39 per share. UNP's profit will be $1.20 billion for 21.09 P/E if the $1.53 EPS becomes a reality. (more...)
Martin Midstream Partners LP (MMLP) Stock Ownership And Insider News
- December 13, 2017

Mariner Investment Group Llc holds 7.44% of its portfolio in EQT Midstream Partners, LP for 182,190 shares. The company has a market capitalization of $6.43 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 20.15 and a beta of 2.02. The stock of Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P. ( MMP ) formed H&SI with $73.90 price target or 9.00 % above the current $67.80 share price. The rating was maintained by Scotia Capital with "Hold" on Monday, April 24. (more...)
Hiring outlook for Hong Kong in 2018 Hiring outlook for Hong Kong in 2018
- December 13, 2017

Cape Breton area employers expect a steady hiring climate for the first quarter of 2018, according to the latest ManpowerGroup Employment Outlook Survey . Amanda White, head of specialist markets for Manpower, said: "The North East is proving to be a green shoot of optimism against the downbeat national outlook for employment intentions, with the region reporting a four-point increase in its MEOS score. (more...)
Gold in holding pattern ahead of Fed rate decision Gold in holding pattern ahead of Fed rate decision
- December 13, 2017

Gold was down about 2.6% for last week, a third-straight weekly loss. Fed's policy meeting for a fresh catalyst. "I think that gold has shifted into a new trading range of $1,210-$1,260 from $1,260-$1,310 and if the Federal Open Market Committee statement is hawkish gold will come under pressure again". (more...)
Earnings Outlook Revision Scan: JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM)
- December 13, 2017

About 7.81 million shares traded. It has underperformed by 10.79% the S&P500. Private Advisor Group Llc decreased Jpmorgan Chase & Co ( JPM ) stake by 2.11% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. First Advsr Limited Partnership has invested 0.31% in JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM ) news were published by: Bloomberg.com which released: "Key to Trigger Market "Inflection" Is a 1% Real Fed Rate, JPMorgan Says" on December 11, 2017, also Investorplace.com with their article: "It's Not Too Late to Go ... (more...)