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Last minute holiday shoppers head to the Oakdale Mall Last minute holiday shoppers head to the Oakdale Mall
- December 25, 2017

Didn't really get to do a lot of shopping until now. Tony San Nicolas, store manager at Vitamin World, said they've had steady business over the last two days before Christmas. Environment Canada predicting snowfall for many parts of the Island. "Didn't really get the time off so I mean it really snuck up on me". Outside the mall, some stores are staying open longer this weekend. (more...)
It's ringing through the holidays as a Red Kettle volunteer It's ringing through the holidays as a Red Kettle volunteer
- December 25, 2017

The Salvation Army of Solano County kicked off this year's Red Kettle Campaign on November 15 with the goal to raise $165,000 to fund programs of The Salvation Army and community assistance in 2018. Over the past four years, they've consistently accounted for about a quarter of Christmas fundraising campaign dollars. She prays for people whiles she is working and said she likes to look up at the sky and trees. (more...)
Peru's Fujimori taken to hospital from prison in ambulance Peru's Fujimori taken to hospital from prison in ambulance
- December 25, 2017

Fujimori's son, Kenji Fujimori, was among several lawmakers who abstained from last week's vote to remove Kuczynski from office amid a bribery scandal. Kuczynski's government denies the allegations. The payments by Odebrecht were made to Westfield Capital Ltd, a company owned by Mr Kuczynski. In Peru, two former presidents stand accused of accepting money from Odebrecht. (more...)
Dimensional Fund Advisors LP Raises Position in Marathon Petroleum Corp (MPC)
- December 25, 2017

The stock increased 0.05% or $0.03 during the last trading session, reaching $66.36. Commonwealth Bank of Australia now owns 174,826 shares of the oil and gas company's stock worth $9,147,000 after acquiring an additional 3,097 shares during the period. (more...)
Last-minute shoppers rush out to finish holiday shopping Last-minute shoppers rush out to finish holiday shopping
- December 24, 2017

Waiting until the last minute isn't something she really wanted to do. There was a long line up for last minute Christmas wish lists to deliver to Santa at Mic Mac Mall in Dartmouth. Retailers expect more than 50 percent of buyers to make the trip to stores this weekend. The National Retail Federation reports that November sales were up about 6 percent compared to a year ago, and predicts that will meet its forecast of a 3.6 to 4-percent growth for the holiday shopping season. (more...)
NNPC intensifies effort to flood market with products NNPC intensifies effort to flood market with products
- December 24, 2017

According to him, the supply hiccups were propelled by rumours of an alleged planned increase in the price of petrol. Private marketers said the shortage of foreign exchange and increase in crude prices, have made it unprofitable to import petrol and sell same at N145 per litre. (more...)
Notable Stock Analysts Ratings EOG Resources, Inc. (EOG)
- December 24, 2017

The rating was initiated by Barclays Capital with "Equal Weight" on Friday, September 23. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Friday, September 1 by Stifel Nicolaus. (NYSE:ABBV) or 87,040 shares. First Personal Financial Services grew its holdings in EOG Resources by 53.6% during the second quarter. Aperio Group LLC now owns 263,616 shares of the energy exploration company's stock worth $25,502,000 after purchasing an additional 17,107 shares during the last quarter. (more...)
AT&T Is Seriously Sucking Up to Donald Trump AT&T Is Seriously Sucking Up to Donald Trump
- December 24, 2017

In a press release, the company, which is in the midst of a proposed $85 billion merger with Time Warner that President TrumpDonald John TrumpHouse Democrat slams Donald Trump Jr. The president also singled out AT&T's decision to increase capital spending in the USA and provide employee bonuses. Congress passed the bill, which slashes corporate taxes from 35 percent to 21 percent. (more...)
Corporate America's Big Tax Bonus Giveaway Is a Giant Scam
- December 24, 2017

Congressional Republicans on Wednesday pushed sweeping tax reform legislation through both chambers, and it now heads to President Trump for his signature. In addition to helping larger corporations, the Act will reduce the business income tax rate by 20 percent for smaller "pass-through" companies that run as partnerships, LLCs and S-corporations, which include the majority of solution provider organizations. (more...)
Eagle Ridge Investment Management Increases Stake in Schwab Charles Corp New (SCHW)
- December 23, 2017

Theleme Partners Llp who had been investing in Schwab Charles Corp New for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $69.82B market cap company. Credit Suisse Ag invested 0% in Electronics for Imaging, Inc. Rmb Cap Management Ltd Company has invested 0.01% in Source Capital, Inc. Since August 2, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 18 insider sales for $48.08 million activity. (more...)
The Magellan Midstream Partners LP (MMP) Upgraded by BidaskClub to "Sell"
- December 23, 2017

It has outperformed by 31.26% the S&P500. Hmi Capital Llc increased Summit Midstream Partners Lp (SMLP) stake by 0.78% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Therefore 53% are positive. Caesars Entertainment had 7 analyst reports since December 14, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was upgraded on Monday, October 19 by Citigroup. (more...)
Ltd. Has $2.29 Million Stake in Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE:OMC)
- December 23, 2017

It closed at $103.48 lastly. It has outperformed by 0.45% the S&P500. Chatham Capital Group Inc decreased its stake in Omnicom Group Inc ( OMC ) by 66.45% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. ( NYSE :EOG) on Tuesday, September 5 with "Buy" rating. ( NYSE :OMC) has "Neutral" rating given on Friday, July 14 by Credit Suisse. It also increased its holding in Hecla Mining Co ( NYSE :HL) by 426,023 shares in the quarter, for a total of 38.53M shares, and has risen its stake ... (more...)
Christmas chaos at Bristol Airport after plane leaves runway Christmas chaos at Bristol Airport after plane leaves runway
- December 23, 2017

All 22 passengers and three crew aboard the Embraer 145 jet disembarked safely via the aircraft steps and no injuries were reported, but emergency services attended as a precaution. The plane was put back onto the runway with the help of an airport tractor, he said. The airport said in a statement that the runway would have to remain closed while information was gathered to aid investigation of the incident. (more...)
Comcast Announces $1000 Special Holiday Bonus To More Than 100K Employees Comcast Announces $1000 Special Holiday Bonus To More Than 100K Employees
- December 23, 2017

The Justice Department is now suing to block a proposed $85 billion merger between AT&T and Time Warner, a deal Trump has objected to as "not good for the country". Here is a round up, so far, of companies that are celebrating the tax cuts by enriching their employees. Wells Fargo will be raising their minimum wage to $15 an hour and donating $400 million to charity and philanthropy. (more...)
Does The Blackstone Group LP (NYSE:BX)'s Growth Make it a Buy?
- December 23, 2017

It has outperformed by 3.79% the S&P500. The Blackstone Group also provides various financial advisory services, including mergers and acquisitions advisory, restructuring and reorganization advisory and fund placement services. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.95, a current ratio of 1.05 and a quick ratio of 1.05. The Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE:BX) attracted analysts when it go through a change of 2.84% to trade at $32.90. (more...)
African Barrick Gold (ABGLF) Upgraded to African Barrick Gold (ABGLF) Upgraded to "Hold" at Zacks Investment Research
- December 23, 2017

The stock decreased 0.52% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $9.5. About 252,374 shares traded. Stewardship Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:SSFN) has risen 61.84% since December 21, 2016 and is uptrending. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Thursday, October 19 by Jefferies. As per Tuesday, September 1, the company rating was maintained by FBR Capital. The firm has "Buy" rating by Argus Research given on Tuesday, March 15. (more...)
British American Tobacco PLC (BTI) To Go Ex-Dividend on December 28th
- December 23, 2017

British American Tobacco PLC has a 12-month low of $55.53 and a 12-month high of $73.41. The stock decreased 0.15% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $66.6. It now has negative earnings. Since August 3, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 5 sales for $15.35 million activity. The insider Reilly Robert Q sold $2.85 million. (more...)
Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE:COG)'s Trend Unknown, Especially After Increased Shorts
- December 23, 2017

Riggs Asset Managment Company who had been investing in Cabot Oil & Gas Corp Com for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $12.82 billion market cap company. CVS's profit will be $1.92B for 9.82 P/E if the $1.90 EPS becomes a reality. The oil and gas exploration company reported $0.07 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.08 by ($0.01). (more...)
Plains All American Pipeline Sees Unusually High Options Volume (PAA)
- December 23, 2017

Trust Asset Management Llc, which manages about $633.33 million and $274.55 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Wells Fargo Advantage Income (EAD) by 370,892 shares to 2.60 million shares, valued at $22.71 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. (more...)
Mizuho Increases Tenet Healthcare (THC) Price Target to $15.00
- December 23, 2017

The stock decreased 0.49% or $0.28 during the last trading session, reaching $57.3. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa invested in 7,681 shares or 0% of the stock. (NASDAQ:MU). Clough Capital Lp holds 0.95% or 360,200 shares. Oberweis Asset Mgmt holds 0.17% of its portfolio in Limelight Networks, Inc. Ubs Asset Mngmt Americas reported 749,610 shares. (more...)
EPS for General Electric Company (GE) Expected At $0.29
- December 23, 2017

Stone Run Capital Llc who had been investing in Emerson Elec Co for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $44.71B market cap company. Shares of Emerson Electric ( NYSE:EMR ) traded up $0.08 on Monday, hitting $69.66. Citigroup set a $61.00 target price on Emerson Electric and gave the stock a sell rating in a research note on Tuesday, November 28th. The company was maintained on Wednesday, October 14 by Stifel Nicolaus. (more...)
$1.95 EPS Expected for Stryker Corporation (SYK)
- December 23, 2017

The stock decreased 0.56% or $0.49 during the last trading session, reaching $86.69. About 79,389 shares traded. It is down 24.95% since December 22, 2016 and is uptrending. Zacks upgraded HCI Group, Inc. Since August 4, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 2 selling transactions for $896,215 activity. $164,396 worth of stock was sold by McLean Graham A on Tuesday, August 8. (more...)
Synchrony Financial (SYF) Shares Sold by Sterling Capital Management LLC
- December 23, 2017

Artemis Investment Management Llp who had been investing in Synchrony Finl for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $29.11 billion market cap company. ROST price is down almost 0.41% from its 52-week high price of $79.81 a share but is up about 34.05% from its 52-week low price of $52.85 a share. Investors sentiment increased to 0.92 in Q3 2017. (more...)
SeaWorld Entertainment (SEAS) Given Daily News Sentiment Rating of 0.14
- December 23, 2017

Mylan N.V. (NASDAQ:MYL) has declined 7.73% since December 23, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Relative Strength Index (RSI-14) for SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. During the same quarter past year, the firm posted $0.77 EPS. MYL's profit will be $751.01 million for 7.51 P/E if the $1.40 EPS becomes a reality. (NYSE:SEAS) to report earnings on February, 27. (more...)
Laffer Investments Has $2.13 Million Holdings in Corning Incorporated (GLW)
- December 23, 2017

The stock decreased 0.37% or $0.12 during the last trading session, reaching $32.3. The shares were sold at an average price of $28.46, for a total transaction of $1,168,994.50. 14,062 are held by Cetera Advisor Net Ltd Com. Wells Fargo And Company Mn has invested 0% of its portfolio in CU Bancorp (NASDAQ:CUNB). Stevens Mgmt Limited Partnership stated it has 59,802 shares or 0.09% of all its holdings. (more...)