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CommScope Holding Company, Inc. (COMM), Dominion Diamond Corporation (NYSE:DDC)
- August 07, 2017

Gabelli restated a "hold" rating on shares of Dominion Diamond Corp in a research report on Tuesday, July 18th. On July 19 the company was downgraded to "Neutral" from "Buy" in a report from Citigroup. The business's revenue was up 18.3% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts expect that Dominion Diamond Corporation will post $0.93 EPS for the current year. (more...)
Spot Check on Stock With Abnormal Activity Rockwell Collins, Inc. (NYSE:COL) Spot Check on Stock With Abnormal Activity Rockwell Collins, Inc. (NYSE:COL)
- August 07, 2017

BTIM Corp. owned approximately 0.18% of Rockwell Collins worth $30,445,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. The Company also provides a range of services to its customers through a network of service centers, including equipment fix and overhaul, service parts, field service engineering, training, technical information services and aftermarket used equipment sales. (more...)
ASEAN, Beijing Agree to Talks on South China Sea Code ASEAN, Beijing Agree to Talks on South China Sea Code
- August 07, 2017

Photographed through the window of a closed aircraft, an aerial view shows Pag-asa Island, part of the disputed Spratly group of islands, in the West Philippine Sea. The ASEAN foreign ministers meeting earlier made no mention of the ruling that was brought to the Hague by the Philippines. He said the framework is an outline and countries can put in more substantive aspects of the code when the negotiations start. (more...)
Stock Check: Viewing Levels For Nuveen Credit Strategies Income Fund (JQC)
- August 07, 2017

Traders may be leaning on technical stock analysis to help with investing decisions. Accern also assigned media coverage about the investment management company an impact score of 46.3500878024691 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future. (more...)
Tesco to stop selling 5p bags altogether Tesco to stop selling 5p bags altogether
- August 07, 2017

The blue-chip grocer noted that the announcement followed a successful 10-week trial in Aberdeen, Dundee and Norwich, where the supermarket found customers bought significantly fewer bags. The move at Tesco stores across the United Kingdom, echoes that of Sainsbury's. From August 28, shoppers who forget their bags will still be able to buy one - but it will be a more expensive reusable one, made from thicker recycled plastic, costing 10p. (more...)
Tyson Foods Q3 Profit Down; But Results Top Estimates Tyson Foods Q3 Profit Down; But Results Top Estimates
- August 07, 2017

Want to see what other hedge funds are holding TSN? Kentucky Retirement Systems acquired a new stake in Tyson Foods during the fourth quarter worth $1,300,000. Tyson Foods, Inc .'s EPS is 4.79. The company's revenue for the quarter was down.9% compared to the same quarter a year ago. During the same quarter previous year, the business posted $1.21 earnings per share. (more...)
NYC Mayor Wants To Tax The Wealthy To Fund Subway Repairs NYC Mayor Wants To Tax The Wealthy To Fund Subway Repairs
- August 07, 2017

Hizzoner's proposal, which will be formally announced on Monday, comes after weeks of fighting with Gov. Cuomo, who wants the city to pick up half the tab for an $836 million subway rescue plan. In response, the state's transit authority came up with an $8.8 billion plan to stabilize and then overhaul the subway. "The current state of decline is wholly unacceptable", Cuomo said. (more...)
Man alleges uncle dies as BJP leader held up ambulance Man alleges uncle dies as BJP leader held up ambulance
- August 07, 2017

A man in Haryana lost his life allegedly after a local Bharatiya Janata Party leader refused to allow the ambulance to move for almost half hour. It is being reported that Nagpal chased down the ambulance after it hit his vehicle and took away the keys from the driver. (more...)
Endo International PLC's (ENDP) Hold Rating Reiterated at Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc
- August 07, 2017

Royal Bank Of Canada set a $15.00 price target on Endo International PLC and gave the company a "hold" rating in a research note on Saturday, April 8th. If you are accessing this news story on another website, it was copied illegally and republished in violation of USA and worldwide trademark and copyright law. (more...)
United Kingdom house price growth weakest in more than four years - Halifax United Kingdom house price growth weakest in more than four years - Halifax
- August 07, 2017

The Halifax said the cost of the average home rose by 0.4% between June and July, with the average property valued at £219,266. The Halifax house price index increased 0.4% on a monthly basis increase, which partially offset declines recorded between May and June but still the three months to July fell 0.2% compared to the preceding three months of 2017. (more...)
Internet-connected cars must be protected from hacking and cyber attacks Internet-connected cars must be protected from hacking and cyber attacks
- August 07, 2017

According to the British Government, it is concerned that "smart" vehicles which are those that can act as a wifi hotspot could be targeted by auto hackers to access personal data , or take control of the vehicle for malicious purposes. Vehicles that self-park are already on British roads and fully self-driving cars will be widely available "very quickly", the minister added. The government said that these principles, which could in time be enshrined in law, come alongside provisions in ... (more...)
SoftBank CEO says interested in investing in Uber, Lyft SoftBank CEO says interested in investing in Uber, Lyft
- August 07, 2017

Vision Fund, backed by investors including Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund, Apple and Foxconn, has raised more than $93 billion. SoftBank has also been rumoured to have expressed interest in merging with satellite broadcaster Dish Network, causing shares in both companies to spike. (more...)
Paddy Power Betfair Plc (LON:PPB) PT Lowered to GBX 9550 Paddy Power Betfair Plc (LON:PPB) PT Lowered to GBX 9550
- August 07, 2017

Peel Hunt restated a "buy" rating and set a £110 ($145.10) price target on shares of Paddy Power Betfair Plc in a report on Tuesday, May 23rd. The firm now has an overweight rating on the stock. Paddy Power Betfair confirmed this (Monday) morning that Breon Corcoran has stepped down as chief executive of the company, with Peter Jackson taking up the role. (more...)
Consumer spending hits four-year low Consumer spending hits four-year low
- August 07, 2017

The figures were calculated by adjusting Visa credit and debit card transactions for a variety of factors to create a gauge of overall consumer spending. Markit said this may be partly related to an increase in "staycations", with the weaker pound making foreign holidays more expensive. Household expenditure fell by 0.8 per cent in July compared with the same month a year ago, the payments provider said. (more...)
Govt deactivates 11 lakh PAN cards; Here's how you can check yours Govt deactivates 11 lakh PAN cards; Here's how you can check yours
- August 07, 2017

The linking of the PAN with UIDAI-linked Aadhaar was made compulsory by the government for filing income tax returns. The drive also detected numerous PAN cards that were issued to people who either did not exist or had acquired one after providing false details to the authorities, reported NDTV. (more...)
Sensex Ends 52 Points Lower; Midcap, Smallcap Stocks Shine Sensex Ends 52 Points Lower; Midcap, Smallcap Stocks Shine
- August 07, 2017

The S&P BSE Mid-Cap index edged higher by 1.06 per cent. Market breadth was in the favour of losers, with about 2 stocks declining to every 1 stock that advanced. Both the NSE index and BSE index hit record highs last week, raising concerns that factors such as positive earnings and hopes of an improving economy were already factored into prices. (more...)
Barcelona Rekindle Interest In Arsenal And Spurs Midfield Target Barcelona Rekindle Interest In Arsenal And Spurs Midfield Target
- August 07, 2017

The 26-year-old would cost the Catalans £36 million, the price of his release clause. The Ivory Coast worldwide impressed during the 2016-17 season, scoring seven goals and adding another nine assists in 34 Ligue 1 appearances as Nice reached the third qualifying round of the Champions League with a third place finish. (more...)
Inter Old Boys Sneijder, Balotelli Reunite At OGC Nice Inter Old Boys Sneijder, Balotelli Reunite At OGC Nice
- August 07, 2017

Now, 33-year-old Dutch worldwide Sneijder, who won the Champions League with Inter Milan in 2010, is set to sign a one-year deal with an option for another year, according to a club source. This means he will very likely be in the squad when Nice face Napoli in the Champions League play-off. The latter left to return to Dynamo Kiev, from where he'd been on loan, before signing for Galatasaray - replacing Sneijder. (more...)
Physicians Realty Trust (DOC) Given Outperform Rating at FBR & Co
- August 07, 2017

The real estate investment trust reported $0.39 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.40 by $0.01. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now owns 1,136,295 shares in the company, valued at $43,690,542.75. (more...)
CommBank blames coding error for some alleged money laundering breaches CommBank blames coding error for some alleged money laundering breaches
- August 07, 2017

CBA could face a maximum penalty of $18 million for each of the 53,700 contraventions, if found guilty. Responding to the allegations this morning, CBA said that when its intelligent deposit machines were first rolled out in May 2012, they provided the necessary threshold transaction reports, until a software update later that year. (more...)
Senators Leaders Call for Special Session on VC Summer Senators Leaders Call for Special Session on VC Summer
- August 07, 2017

Investor-owned SCE&G will try to recover its $5 billion share from customers over six decades, Columbia's State newspaper reported, although the company doesn't expect further rate increases for several years. This was accomplished with the help of the South Carolina Legislature. Despite the criticism, Marsh said his company is working on a plan to keep future rate increases down as SCE&G shutters the project. (more...)
Business calls for vote on same-sex marriage
- August 07, 2017

Senior ministers, however, reportedly now have a detailed proposal for a postal plebiscite to give voters a say. But marriage equality groups confirmed they have lodged High Court proceedings to block a postal vote . "I intend to continue to support a compulsory attendance national plebiscite as the fairest way to resolve the issue". Cormann confirmed the plebiscite enabling legislation will be introduced again to the Senate this week. (more...)
Melbourne cafe charges men 18 percent premium Melbourne cafe charges men 18 percent premium
- August 07, 2017

This means that women earn only 82 per cent as much as men on average, and would need to work an extra 65 days per year to make as much as men. According to Seven News , the 18 per cent premium runs for just one week a month and is completely optional, though no one has refused to pay so far. (more...)
Sanctions, talks important for N. Korean nuclear issue: China Sanctions, talks important for N. Korean nuclear issue: China
- August 07, 2017

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson previously called on ASEAN members to exclude North Korea from the ASEAN Regional Forum set on Monday. In May, Singaporean Foreign Minister Chee Wee Kiong said the draft framework had "positive momentum" and that he hoped to make "steady progress toward a substantive code of conduct". (more...)
Chinese Foreign Minister Calls for Resumption of Six-party Talks Chinese Foreign Minister Calls for Resumption of Six-party Talks
- August 07, 2017

The ministers traditionally issue a communique containing their diverse concerns, and their issuance of a separate statement on North Korea's missile tests and nuclear weapons programme reflects their deep worries about the issue. But he said it might be impossible for Asean to ask North Korea to exit from ARF but if Pyongyang felt like making an exit, that was in the latter's judgment. (more...)