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'Time travel' flight takes off in 2018, lands in 2017 'Time travel' flight takes off in 2018, lands in 2017
- January 02, 2018

Not only did the passengers aboard this flight get to technically travel back in time, they also got to experience the last day of the year 2017 all over again. This oddity nearly didn't happen-the flight was scheduled to leave at 11:55 pm on Sunday, and took off ten minutes late. Auckland city in New Zealand was the first major city on earth to celebrate 2018 new year. (more...)
Tennis star Serena Williams reveals pregnancy emotions on Instagram Tennis star Serena Williams reveals pregnancy emotions on Instagram
- January 02, 2018

It was the returning American who took longer to get up to speed, offering flashes of her familiar best with a handful of heavy forehands but holding serve just once to allow Ostapenko to take control. An aggressive Anderson swept the tiebreaker. She started well, breaking Ostapenko's serve in the first game of the match. Jelena Ostapenkocelebrates her win against Serena Williams. (more...)
China factory growth eases China factory growth eases
- January 02, 2018

Its Manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index (PMI), produced in conjunction with the Caixin Insight Group, rose to 51.5 in December in seasonally adjusted terms, up from 50.8 in November. "Weak domestic demand was reported as the key reason behind lower volumes of new business, as new export orders rose for the second month in succession". (more...)
Long lines for DFW worldwide passengers due to US Customs computer issue Long lines for DFW worldwide passengers due to US Customs computer issue
- January 02, 2018

A computer problem halted operations at U.S. Customs Monday, causing long lines at immigration checkpoints. However, no foul play has been suspected. Several worldwide travelers, possibly returning from the long New Year weekend, took to Twitter to share pictures and videos of long lines at airport checks and passport kiosks in airports including the John F. (more...)
John Williams to Write Solo: A Star Wars Story Theme John Williams to Write Solo: A Star Wars Story Theme
- January 02, 2018

What I will do is offer this to John, and to Ron Howard, and if all parties are happy with it, then I will be happy. Williams is attached to write a theme for the upcoming standalone film. He's also scored a few other animated films, such as Rio, Happy Feet , and the recently released Ferdinand . There's no word on whether Williams will have any involvement in Rian Johnson's new Star Wars trilogy that will take place outside of the Skywalker saga, but considering the composer's age and ... (more...)
Expedia (EXPE) Given Coverage Optimism Score of
- January 01, 2018

Brahman Capital Corp who had been investing in Expedia Inc Del for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $18.26B market cap company. The stock decreased 1.22% or $1.48 during the last trading session, reaching $119.77. Swiss Retail Bank invested in 458,270 shares. 556,084 were accumulated by Northern Tru. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $2.41 EPS. (more...)
'Abnormal Situation': South Korea Reins in Cryptocurrency Trading 'Abnormal Situation': South Korea Reins in Cryptocurrency Trading
- January 01, 2018

The latest blow came from South Korea, where the government said it will require people to use their real names in cryptocurrency trading and was eyeing other options for stamping out a frenzy of speculation , including a potential shutdown of at least some exchanges. (more...)
FY2017 EPS Estimates for Kinder Morgan Inc Decreased by Jefferies Group (KMI)
- January 01, 2018

Truepoint has 0.05% invested in Kinder Morgan, Inc . Violich Capital Management Inc acquired 7,500 shares as Agnico (AEM)'s stock rose 5.17%. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department holds 0.08% or 164,130 shares. Four analysts have issued estimates for Kinder Morgan's earnings. The pipeline company reported $0.15 EPS for the quarter, hitting the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.15. (more...)
Recreational Marijuana Is Legal Starting At Midnight in California
- January 01, 2018

With the legalisation of recreational marijuana the market is expected to increase to $US3.7 billion this year ($4.74 billion) and to over $US5 billion in 2019, according to the Business Insider . Many previously operated strictly as medical cannabis dispensaries under a patchwork of local regulations, and will now be licensed by the state for recreational merchandise as well. (more...)
Cheniere Energy Partners LP (CQP) Director Jamie Welch Buys 8654 Shares
- January 01, 2018

Freshford Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Cheniere Energy Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $12.80 billion market cap company. grew its holdings in shares of Cheniere Energy Partners by 45.0% during the third quarter. (NYSEAMERICAN:LNG) for 26,926 shares. (NYSE:LYV). Old Mutual Customised Solutions (Proprietary) Ltd accumulated 4,400 shares or 0.03% of the stock. (more...)
Exane Derivatives Decreased Holding in Barrick Gold (Call) (ABX) by $61.70 Million
- January 01, 2018

It has underperformed by 17.22% the S&P500. Gibraltar Capital Management Inc increased its stake in Helmerich & Payne Inc (HP) by 141.17% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Several other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in ABX. Stevens First Principles Investment Advsrs, a California-based fund reported 4,535 shares. (more...)
$1.26 EPS Expected for Valero Energy Corporation (VLO)
- January 01, 2018

About 208,729 shares traded. Valero Energy (NYSE: VLO)'s stock had its "buy" rating reiterated by equities research analysts at Scotiabank in a research report issued to clients and investors on Friday, December 22nd. Therefore 75% are positive. Valero Energy Co. has a 1-year low of $46.88 and a 1-year high of $71.40. Here we'll take a quick glance at how the stock price is now trading in relation to some of its simple moving averages. (more...)
Dnb Asset Management As Increases Holding in Oracle Corp (ORCL)
- January 01, 2018

This repurchase authorization permits the enterprise software provider to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Axa accumulated 2.78 million shares or 0.58% of the stock. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 400,000 shares in the company, valued at approximately $18,644,000. Colony Group Inc Ltd Liability Co invested in 296,745 shares. (more...)
Ttt-too ccc-cold even for Polar Bear Dd-dip Ttt-too ccc-cold even for Polar Bear Dd-dip
- January 01, 2018

To the north, Birch Bay's Annual Polar Bear Dip enters its 35th year, with registration at 10am and the swim at noon. The event, which takes place each year at Sunnyside Beach, was cancelled because the group won't be able to get 600 people in and out of the lake safely with the current icy conditions. (more...)
Hasbrook & Hasbrook Offers Free Uber Rides on New Year's Eve Hasbrook & Hasbrook Offers Free Uber Rides on New Year's Eve
- January 01, 2018

The voucher, which can be printed on the Shakopee city website , also offers $10 off your total cab fare if you're a resident outside the Shakopee city limits. The transit agency has been offering free rides since 1985. "We're urging everyone to plan a safe ride home before drinking this holiday season". (more...)
Maniacal Squirrel Steals Cookies, Propels at Officers Maniacal Squirrel Steals Cookies, Propels at Officers
- January 01, 2018

At least one officer was wearing a body camera at the time. "[The officers] were not at all expecting the warm welcome they would receive from the squirrel", the tongue-in-cheek post reads. They eventually capture the vermin and release it with no injury. Brockport Police posted bodycam footage of the ordeal to their Facebook page . (more...)
How Analysts Feel About Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY)?
- December 31, 2017

Sei Investments Co. now owns 112,489 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock valued at $1,355,000 after buying an additional 32,144 shares in the last quarter. The firm has "Outperform" rating given on Tuesday, February 23 by FBR Capital. The rating was downgraded by Compass Point on Monday, March 14 to "Neutral". (more...)
Insys Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:INSY) Short Interest Down 3.9% in November
- December 31, 2017

It has outperformed by 14.63% the S&P500. The stock of Insys Therapeutics Incorporated (NASDAQ: INSY ) registered a decrease of 3.86% in short interest. According to the latest data, the consensus recommendation for INSYS Therapeutics, Inc . The company has a market capitalization of $705.31, a PE ratio of -3.77 and a beta of 0.81. (more...)
Freestone Capital Holdings LLC Has $2741000 Position in Altria Group Inc (MO)
- December 31, 2017

The stock has been active on the tape, now trading at $71.27, down from yesterday's close by -1.60%. Shares of Altria Group Inc ( NYSE MO ) opened at $71.41 on Friday. Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Pub School Empls Retrmt, Pennsylvania-based fund reported 28,773 shares. (NYSE:MO). Ssi Investment Management owns 7,342 shares. (more...)
Russian tankers 'fuelling North Korea' Russian tankers 'fuelling North Korea'
- December 31, 2017

The US Treasury Department released satellite imagery in November of two ships allegedly performing an illegal ship-to-ship transfer in global waters on the same day. "If they don't help us with North Korea, then I do what I've always said I want to do". Two other Russian-flagged tankers made similar journeys between the middle of October and last month, leaving from the Russian ports of Slavyanka and Nakhodka into open seas, where they switched off their transponders, shipping data showed. (more...)
Danaher Corp (DHR) Holder Fcm Investments Lowered Its Stake
- December 31, 2017

About 2.11 million shares traded. Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) has declined 8.71% since December 31, 2016 and is downtrending. It has outperformed by 19.24% the S&P500. Regent Mgmt Limited stated it has 0.63% in Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR). FMR LLC boosted its stake in Danaher by 0.9% in the second quarter. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 29th will be issued a dividend of $0.14 per share. (more...)
Lowe's Companies, Inc. (LOW) Shares Sold by Calamos Advisors LLC
- December 31, 2017

The company has a market cap of $77,120.00, a P/E ratio of 22.34, a P/E/G ratio of 1.40 and a beta of 1.14. The stock increased 0.81% or $0.75 during the last trading session, reaching $92.86. Fuller Thaler Asset Management invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Lowe's Companies, Inc. Vigilant Capital Mngmt Ltd Liability Company holds 0.02% or 1,690 shares in its portfolio. (more...)
Are Analysts Bearish Analog Devices, Inc
- December 31, 2017

The stock decreased 0.15% or $0.11 during the last trading session, reaching $72.25. Another trade for 81,800 shares valued at $5.57M was sold by THIRY KENT J. BlackRock Fund Advisors increased its position in Analog Devices by 3.5% in the third quarter. Hightower Limited Liability Company invested in 135,020 shares or 0% of the stock. (more...)
Southwest Airlines Company (NYSE:LUV)'s Stock Is Sell After More Market Selling
- December 31, 2017

The stock decreased 5.05% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $2.82. Roundview Capital Llc bought 33,785 shares as the company's stock rose 1.26% with the market. It also reduced its holding in Johnson & Johnson Com (NYSE:JNJ) by 3,140 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 44,505 shares, and cut its stake in At&T Inc (NYSE:T). (more...)
More Gains Ahead For Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) In 2018
- December 31, 2017

It has outperformed by 17.82% the S&P500. One Capital Management LLC raised its holdings in Microsoft by 5.0% in the second quarter. Honeywell International Inc increased its stake in Equity Comwlth (EQC) by 27.75% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. (more...)