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BC raising minimum wage 50 cents to $11.35 per hour BC raising minimum wage 50 cents to $11.35 per hour
- August 16, 2017

That increase would be in force from September 15, he said, and would bring the current minimum wage to $11.35 per hour. "Rest assured, an increase to the minimum wage is coming". He also announced a plan to establish a Fair Wages Commission that will consult with stakeholders to "find a pathway" to a $15 an hour wage and produce recommendations on how to continue on from 2021, including strategies to bridge the gap between the minimum wage and a living wage, pegged at $20.62 an hour in Metro ... (more...)
Urban Outfitters, Inc. (URBN) Can't Be More Risky. Trades Sigfnicicantly Lower Urban Outfitters, Inc. (URBN) Can't Be More Risky. Trades Sigfnicicantly Lower
- August 16, 2017

The fund owned 15,738 shares of the apparel retailer's stock after buying an additional 380 shares during the period. More important recent Urban Outfitters, Inc. Urban Outfitters, Inc. (NASDAQ:URBN) has declined 30.56% since August 15, 2016 and is downtrending. Looking forward, for the quarter ending Oct-17, 23 analysts have a mean sales target of 855.84 million. (more...)
Canadian Solar Inc. (NASDAQ:CSIQ) To Release Earnings Canadian Solar Inc. (NASDAQ:CSIQ) To Release Earnings
- August 16, 2017

Non-GAAP net loss attributable to Canadian Solar , which excludes the AD/CVD reversal benefit and an insurance compensation gain, net of income tax effect, was $9.1 million, or $0.15 per diluted share, compared to a non-GAAP adjusted net loss attributable to Canadian Solar in the first quarter of 2017 of $6.0 million, or $0.10 per diluted share, which excludes a provision for LDK of $8.6 million, net of income tax effect. (more...)
BTIG Research Raises Netflix, Inc. (NFLX) Price Target to $225.00 BTIG Research Raises Netflix, Inc. (NFLX) Price Target to $225.00
- August 16, 2017

Capital Investment Advisory Services LLC's holdings in Netflix were worth $418,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. A number of research analysts have recently issued reports on NFLX shares. Most importantly Walt Disney (NYSE: DIS ) said it would finish a distribution agreement with online media giant Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX). COPYRIGHT VIOLATION NOTICE: This story was first posted by The Cerbat Gem and is the property of of The Cerbat Gem. (more...)
Here's Why Coach Shares Are Falling After a Nice Earnings Beat Here's Why Coach Shares Are Falling After a Nice Earnings Beat
- August 15, 2017

Coach Inc reported a quarterly profit that almost doubled, helped by strong demand for Stuart Weitzman shoes and for its handbag and accessories in North America. Earlier this month, it introduced a collection of handbags and accessories in collaboration with actress and singer Selena Gomez, the company's brand ambassador. (more...)
Woman finds rodent baked into Chick-fil-A sandwich, lawsuit claims Woman finds rodent baked into Chick-fil-A sandwich, lawsuit claims
- August 15, 2017

A Philadelphia woman claims a dead rodent was baked into her sandwich she purchased at a Chick-fil-A, according to The Associated Press . After going outside to get some air, she says she came back to take photos of the object, and then called the franchise's owner - who, she claims, said, "Oh no, this can't be good". (more...)
Coca-Cola Company (The) (KO) Shares Sold by Private Capital Management Inc
- August 15, 2017

Finally, SRS Capital Advisors Inc. acquired a new position in shares of Coca-Cola Company (The ) during the fourth quarter valued at about $127,000. The share price was last seen 0.46% higher, reaching at $45.8 on August 14, 2017. If you are viewing this news story on another publication, it was illegally copied and reposted in violation of United States and global copyright and trademark law. (more...)
AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc (AMC) Trades at New 52-Week High
- August 15, 2017

Teachers Advisors LLC now owns 49,693 shares of the company's stock valued at $1,672,000 after buying an additional 14,811 shares in the last quarter. Shares repurchase programs are often a sign that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued. If you are viewing this piece of content on another publication, it was illegally stolen and republished in violation of U.S. (more...)
Beat the Hedge Funds in Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA) Stock Beat the Hedge Funds in Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA) Stock
- August 15, 2017

Alibaba Group Holding Limited ( BABA ) opened at 154.61 on Tuesday. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE: BABA ) yearly performance is 57.36% and net profit margin is 27.60%. COPYRIGHT VIOLATION WARNING: "Dupont Capital Management Corp Has $6.98 Million Stake in Alibaba Group Holding Limited (BABA )" was originally published by BBNS and is the property of of BBNS. (more...)
SORL Auto Parts, Inc. (SORL) Announces Quarterly Earnings Results SORL Auto Parts, Inc. (SORL) Announces Quarterly Earnings Results
- August 15, 2017

Prtn Oh Adv holds 1,200 shares or 0.2% of its portfolio. Joel Isaacson And Communication Ltd Llc reported 312 shares. SORL Auto Parts has a one year low of $1.83 and a one year high of $9.74. California Public Employees Retirement System raised its position in SORL Auto Parts by 226.5% in the first quarter. About 12.85 million shares traded or 602.19% up from the average. (more...)
Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) Short Interest Up 106.3% in July
- August 15, 2017

Previously Rite Aid Corp (NYSE: RAD ) reported $-0.05 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $-0.01 by $-0.04 with surprise factor of -400%. Great West Life Assurance Can has 1.52 million shares for 0.2% of their portfolio. Ftb Inc has invested 0.04% in Bank of New York Mellon Corp (NYSE:BK). (more...)
Alliance Resource Partners, LP (ARLP) Hit 1 Year Low Alliance Resource Partners, LP (ARLP) Hit 1 Year Low
- August 15, 2017

More interesting news about Alliance Resource Partners, L.P. (NASDAQ: ARLP ) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: "Alliance Resource Partners: The Dividend Is Safe And Should Rise" published on May 02, 2017 as well as Nasdaq.com's news article titled: "Alliance Resource Partners, LP (ARLP) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 03 ..." with publication date: August 02, 2017. (more...)
'Angry Birds' Maker Rovio Plans IPO 'Angry Birds' Maker Rovio Plans IPO
- August 15, 2017

That's because mobile game makers often struggle to replicate the success of initial blockbusters. Carnegie Bank, Danske Bank and Deutsche Bank are named as advising Rovio on its flotation plans, and the piece says the IPO could take place as early as September. (more...)
The new DeLorean is all about flying cars The new DeLorean is all about flying cars
- August 15, 2017

That's according to Paul DeLorean, nephew of John, creator of the vehicle featured in Back to The Future . Of course, very little of the DR-7 has actually been finished yet, although DeLorean does have two scale models built to test out the physics. (more...)
Judge says LinkedIn can't block startup from users' public data Judge says LinkedIn can't block startup from users' public data
- August 15, 2017

It claims that doing this breaches its terms of service, and potentially fall foul of the US Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA). Back in May, LinkedIn and hiQ began engaging in a legal battle over whether LinkedIn had the authority to prevent hiQ from using the company's publically indexed employee profiles. (more...)
MoviePass is dropping subscription fees to $10 a month MoviePass is dropping subscription fees to $10 a month
- August 15, 2017

The fee will let customers get into one showing every day at any theater in the USA that accepts debit cards. In 2016 the average ticket price in the US was $8.65, and almost double that in some major USA cities. The fear, which analysts and studio executives say is overblown, is that with the advent of streaming services like Netflix and Amazon.com Inc. and other entertainment options, audiences are not interested in going to the movies like they used to. (more...)
Asia stocks extend rally as dollar recovers Asia stocks extend rally as dollar recovers
- August 15, 2017

U.S. stocks on Friday ended with their worst weekly loss since March after Trump ratcheted up his fiery rhetoric, saying in a tweet: "Military solutions are now fully in place, locked and loaded" against North Korea. The Nikkei Stock Average fell for a fourth straight trading day to close at 19,537, down 1% from Thursday's close and more than 500 points below where it was August 7. (more...)
Uber settles US allegations over privacy, security: FTC Uber settles US allegations over privacy, security: FTC
- August 15, 2017

That includes a period between August 2015 until May 2016, the FTC said, when Uber "did not timely follow up on automated alerts concerning the potential misuse of consumer personal information". Uber did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Regulators said Uber only monitored access to a handful of high-profile users, such as Uber executives. (more...)
Dick's Sporting Goods shares slump after disappointing second-quarter results, profit warning Dick's Sporting Goods shares slump after disappointing second-quarter results, profit warning
- August 15, 2017

The stock received analysts' mean target price of $49.42. Dick's Sporting Goods Inc. had 89 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Moreover, Inv Centers Of America has 0.27% invested in Home Depot Inc (NYSE:HD). Winslow Evans And Crocker stated it has 0% in Brookline Bancorp, Inc. (more...)
Endo International plc (NASDAQ:ENDP) 52 Week High stands at 24.93
- August 15, 2017

William Blair reiterated a market perform rating on shares of Endo International PLC in a research report on Wednesday, June 14th. Finally, Mizuho reiterated a buy rating and issued a $19.00 price target (up previously from $18.00) on shares of Endo International PLC in a research report on Thursday, May 25th. (more...)
Wolf: Standardized test changes to lessen test-taking time Wolf: Standardized test changes to lessen test-taking time
- August 15, 2017

According to the governor's press release, students and teachers in grades three through eight will spend an average of 20 percent less time on statewide testing, beginning this year. Some may question whether subtracting the number of tests taken add up to success for students. "We need to allow teachers to teach curriculum every day and maximize the 180-day calendar so that students are learning every single day". (more...)
Costco Owes Tiffany more than $19 Million for selling counterfeit rings Costco Owes Tiffany more than $19 Million for selling counterfeit rings
- August 15, 2017

In all, Costco owes Tiffany $11.1 million, three times the estimated profit the Issaquah, Wa. -based company made on sales of the rings, U.S. District Court Judge Laura Taylor Swain wrote in a 17-page decision. According to the complaint, Tiffany became aware of the issues after a customer shopping at a California Costco saw that the store was selling what it advertised as "Tiffany" diamond engagement rings ranging in price from $3,199.99 to $6,399.99. (more...)
Dow loses more than 100 points amid North Korea tensions Dow loses more than 100 points amid North Korea tensions
- August 15, 2017

Money has poured into the Yen as investors search for safe-haven assets following the " fire and fury " comments from US President Donald Trump , earlier in the week. The dollar index , which tracks the greenback against six rival currencies, was down 0.17 percent to 93.391. The U.S. equity market is hovering near record levels and volume has been tepid following the onset of summer. (more...)
TODAY'S FORECAST: Mostly sunny, high near 79 TODAY'S FORECAST: Mostly sunny, high near 79
- August 15, 2017

Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 4 pm. Sunday: Partly sunny - high near 82. Highs those three days will range from the low-70s on Saturday to the upper-70s on Monday . Looking ahead to next weekend, chance of showers increase across the region with warm front still around. Tuesday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 52. (more...)
Amazon's new 'Instant Pickup' service promises items in two minutes or less Amazon's new 'Instant Pickup' service promises items in two minutes or less
- August 15, 2017

The e-commerce giant has an affinity for purchase disruption and this time it's targeting impulse buys. One can tap on the menu icon, select programs and features and can find instant pickup. Amazon has made two-day shipping standard in the United States. The service, which is free for Prime and Prime Student subscribers, is now offered in Los Angeles and Berkeley, Calif.; Atlanta; Columbus, Ohio; and College Park, Md. (more...)