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A Deep Dive into The Numbers For Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NasdaqGS:ATVI)
- December 15, 2017

Analysts See Activision Blizzard, Inc . The NYSE-listed company saw a recent bid of $9.81 on volume of 2.37 million shares. The New Jersey-based Bessemer Group Inc Incorporated Inc has invested 0% in Activision Blizzard, Inc . Analyst rating about Activision Blizzard, Inc . (NASDAQ: ATVI ) to report earnings on February, 8. Thanks to an increase of nearly 1.54% in the past one month, the stock price is now outperforming with 78.9% so far on the year - still in strong zone. (more...)
DOJ Alleges Bitcoin Involved in Attempted ISIS Funding DOJ Alleges Bitcoin Involved in Attempted ISIS Funding
- December 15, 2017

The U.S. Attorney's Office of the Eastern District of NY charged Zoobia Shahnaz, 27, with bank fraud, conspiracy to commit money laundering and three substantive counts of money laundering. "Additionally, the defendant conducted numerous internet searches for maps of and locations within ISIS-controlled territory in Syria, and attempted to locate information that would facilitate her entry into Syria". (more...)
Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) Analysts See -2.2% Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) Analysts See -2.2%
- December 15, 2017

The company has market cap of $54.43 million. Birch Hill Investment Advisors LLC now owns 3,974 shares of the industrial products company's stock worth $369,000 after buying an additional 600 shares in the last quarter. The company's Average Earnings Estimate for the Current Fiscal quarter is $1.73, according to consensus of 18 analysts. Symphony Asset Mngmt Ltd Company invested 0.04% of its portfolio in Caterpillar Inc . (more...)
Commerce Bank Has $34.86 Million Holdings in Walt Disney Co (DIS) Commerce Bank Has $34.86 Million Holdings in Walt Disney Co (DIS)
- December 15, 2017

J P Morgan Chase & Co now has $366.04 billion valuation. (SBFG) stock is unusual player of Wall Street Market in current trading session. Tapestry, Inc. However, this is dependent upon The Walt Disney Company's ability to maintain their financial health. (NYSE:JPM). 1.14 million are owned by Commerce Fincl Bank. (more...)
Price Target Analysis of Urban Outfitters Inc. (URBN)
- December 15, 2017

Shapiro Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Urban Outfitters Inc . for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $3.55 billion market cap company. Ftb Inc owns 469 shares. 193,840 are owned by Ny State Common Retirement Fund. Pacad Investment Ltd. bought a new position in shares of Urban Outfitters during the second quarter valued at about $191,000. (more...)
Reviewing the Insider Trends for Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY)
- December 15, 2017

Asanko Gold Inc. (NYSE:AKG) on current situation shares price jumping up -3.85% to $0.50. About 3.99 million shares traded. The average true range is a moving average, generally 14 days, of the true ranges. Capital International Sarl decreased Ubs Group Ag (NYSE:UBS) stake by 64,647 shares to 356,943 valued at $6.05M in 2017Q2. Bridgewater Assoc LP holds 48,388 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. (more...)
Carrizo Oil & Gas Inc (NASDAQ:CRZO) Institutional Investor Sentiment Trend Carrizo Oil & Gas Inc (NASDAQ:CRZO) Institutional Investor Sentiment Trend
- December 15, 2017

Shares of Advantage Oil & Gas Ltd ( NYSE AAV ) traded up $0.05 during midday trading on Thursday, hitting $4.00. Nuveen Tax-Advantaged Total Return Strategy Fund (NYSE:JTA) has risen 12.96% since December 14, 2016 and is uptrending. CRZO's profit will be $30.94M for 12.86 P/E if the $0.38 EPS becomes a reality. The oil and gas producer reported $0.33 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.24 by $0.09. (more...)
Alibaba Is Creating Cat-Shaped Car Vending Machines Alibaba Is Creating Cat-Shaped Car Vending Machines
- December 15, 2017

Buying chips from a vending machine is so 2017. Once their bonafides are checked, they can select a vehicle via an app and then travel to one of the Super Test-Drive Centers. Then you can head to the Auto Vending Machine and pick up the vehicle you have booked via facial recognition. Users will be restricted to one test drive of each vehicle and allowed no more than five test drives in the first two months of the program, CNET reports. (more...)
Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) Holdings Raised by Northpointe Capital LLC Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) Holdings Raised by Northpointe Capital LLC
- December 15, 2017

The SMA200 of the stock is at 2.28%, SMA20 is 1.38%, while SMA50 is 0.67%. About 895,049 shares traded. (NYSE:APD) has risen 9.23% since December 14, 2016 and is uptrending. Barclays Capital maintained it with "Overweight" rating and $91 target in Tuesday, October 10 report. The firm has "Reduce" rating by Nomura given on Friday, March 18. (more...)
US Regulator Repeals Obama's Net Neutrality Rules US Regulator Repeals Obama's Net Neutrality Rules
- December 15, 2017

The commission voted 3-2, along party lines, to repeal. Studies show young people disproportionately use the internet compared with older Americans and polls have shown they feel passionately about fair and open internet access. sets a bad precedent for other countries. Big telecom companies hate the stricter regulation that comes with the net neutrality rules and have fought them fiercely in court. (more...)
Over 100 Million Americans Traveling for the Holidays Over 100 Million Americans Traveling for the Holidays
- December 15, 2017

According to data released by AAA , almost 107.3 million Americans will travel this year for the holidays. According to a news release sent to 22News by AAA, 107.3 million Americans are expected to travel during the holiday season from Saturday, December 23 through Monday, January 1st. (more...)
Retail Sales Grew 0.8% in November Retail Sales Grew 0.8% in November
- December 15, 2017

Data for October was revised sharply upward to 0.5 percent from the previously reported 0.2 percent rise. Core retail sales - excluding automobiles and parts - grew 1.0%. For the year, all retail sales categories were positive. Sales jumped 2.1 percent at electronics stores, the biggest gain since March, and 1.2 percent at furniture stores. (more...)
SC approves Centre's March 31 deadline for linking various schemes SC approves Centre's March 31 deadline for linking various schemes
- December 15, 2017

The order is, however, an an interim till the court decides the constitutional validity of of Aadhaar being made mandatory for welfare schemes and financial transactions, like getting a loan or filing taxes. The apex court will hear a batch of petitions challenging the government's decision to mandatory linking to various schemes again on January 17, 2018. (more...)
Winter session to begin today, 25 bills slated to be tabled Winter session to begin today, 25 bills slated to be tabled
- December 15, 2017

Modi had alleged that Congress party was colluding with Pakistan for winning the Gujarat polls and a "secret meeting" was held at Mani Shankar Aiyar's home where Manmohan Singh was also present. Delayed by nearly a month due to the polls, this Session will have fewer sittings than the usual-it has 14 work days compared to 21 in the last Winter Session-but the Government is hopeful of pushing its legislative agenda in the short time. (more...)
Technical Scrutiny: ING Groep NV (ING), Coca-Cola European Partners plc (CCE) Technical Scrutiny: ING Groep NV (ING), Coca-Cola European Partners plc (CCE)
- December 15, 2017

Girard Partners Ltd sold 15,083 shares as the company's stock rose 6.48% with the market. The Lakewood Capital Management Lp holds 1.24 million shares with $220.97 million value, up from 1.16M last quarter. Cranbrook Wealth Mngmt Ltd Liability Corp reported 0.02% stake. Mitsubishi Ufj Trust & Bk holds 0.76% or 8.75 million shares. The percentage of shares being held by the company management was 0.63% while institutional stake was 34.1%. (more...)
Ryanair warns of disruption as more pilots join planned strike Ryanair warns of disruption as more pilots join planned strike
- December 15, 2017

The situation is further complicated by the fact that a significant proportion of Ryanair pilots are not directly employed by the airline, but are contractors hired through agencies or other intermediary arrangements. "This may lead to some flight disruptions". Industry Minister Carlo Calenda on Wednesday blasted as "shameful" a Ryanair letter to its pilots in Italy warning them they risk future salary increases, promotions and transfers if they take part in a strike on December 15. (more...)
Stocks with Rising Volume: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)
- December 15, 2017

MSFT delivered a decrease of -0.27% return at the end of last trading. Insider ownership during the a year ago has decreased by a net of 45.84 million shares. For the past 5 years, Merck & Co., Inc.'s EPS growth has been almost -7%. Deltec Asset Mgmt Lc has 68,800 shares for 0.97% of their portfolio. Ranger Interest LP accumulated 19,880 shares or 6.24% of the stock. (more...)
Disney, Fox Deal Announcement Expected Thursday
- December 15, 2017

Expectations are high that a deal can be concluded in double-quick time given the belief that the Murdoch family are more receptive to the receipt of Disney stock than they were of Comcast shares. "When a set of assets like Fox's becomes available, it is our responsibility to evaluate if there is a strategic fit that could benefit our company and our shareholders". (more...)
Be the first to hear about it:- Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC)
- December 15, 2017

Intel Corp now has $202.14B valuation. The stock increased 0.39% or $0.34 during the last trading session, reaching $88.59. The company shares sank -6.58% from their peak of $12.26 and now has a $683.22 million market value of equity. Bonness Enter has invested 2.34% in Intel Corporation (NASDAQ: INTC ). 90 are held by Ls Invest Advsr Limited Co. Deprince Race And Zollo invested 0.89% of its portfolio in Intel Corporation (NASDAQ: INTC ). (more...)
Rodgers thanks Celtic supporters for braving the cold Rodgers thanks Celtic supporters for braving the cold
- December 15, 2017

It was a good win for us. Craig Gordon made sure the Hoops maintained their two goal lead by pushing Rakish Bingham's shot onto the post with jsut under 10 minutes to play. Celtic face a further five games before the winter shut-down, bringing to nine the total number of matches they will have played this month. Interim manager Graeme Murty says his players must continue to show the resilience and character they produced in coming from behind to beat County at the weekend. (more...)
Blue Origin successfully tests new Shepard rocket with 'Mannequin Skywalker' Blue Origin successfully tests new Shepard rocket with 'Mannequin Skywalker'
- December 14, 2017

Engineers had presumed that the exhaust from the firing escape thruster mounted underneath the capsule would push the top of the rocket over so far that it would not be able to recover, but it corrected its trajectory and returned for a fifth safe landing. (more...)
Delta Air sees fourth-quarter passenger unit revenue up 4% Delta Air sees fourth-quarter passenger unit revenue up 4%
- December 14, 2017

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'We've heard you loud and clear': Patreon walks back unpopular fee changes 'We've heard you loud and clear': Patreon walks back unpopular fee changes
- December 14, 2017

Many users immediately pulled their support from the platform. An extra 38 cents might not seem like much. Small donations like the ones Delliquanti referenced were hit the hardest by the proposed fee changes . "My cofounder built our original payment system in 25 days by himself in 2013, Conte said, adding that after four and a half years it's no longer the most logical or efficient payments architecture for a company of Patreon's size". (more...)
Non-OPEC oil supply forecasts upgraded on United States output Non-OPEC oil supply forecasts upgraded on United States output
- December 14, 2017

Oil prices fell on Thursday after the International Energy Agency (IEA) increased its forecast for US oil output growth in 2018, raising the prospect of excess supply. The IEA estimates that the average call on Opec crude in 2018 will be 32.5 million bpd, around 100,000 bpd higher than the average so far this year of around 32.4 million bpd, implying an ongoing drawdown in inventories. (more...)
Income Tax (IT) department scans Bitcoin exchanges Income Tax (IT) department scans Bitcoin exchanges
- December 14, 2017

The I-T Department called it a "survey". Bitcoin is now trading at around $16000 levels, equivalent to around Rs.1024000 at the current exchange rate, at the time of writing. The RBI says bitcoins are a commodity and not a currency and need to be regulated accordingly. The tax official declined to comment on the central bank's concerns, saying the tax department was looking only into the tax implications. (more...)