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Guru Analysis Of NetScout Systems, Inc. (NTCT)
- January 20, 2018

About 1.01 million shares traded. NetScout Systems (NASDAQ:NTCT) issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Wednesday morning. It has outperformed by 26.42% the S&P500. Needham downgraded the shares of NTCT in report on Friday, January 29 to "Hold" rating. The company's shares were given away at $28.19 per share worth to an income of some $140,950 on account of Szabados Michael . (more...)
Amazon Moving to Mainstream Movies, Edging Away From Indie Films Amazon Moving to Mainstream Movies, Edging Away From Indie Films
- January 20, 2018

Amazon is rethinking its film strategy. But that could soon change. Amazon Studios' shift to movies with a broader appeal mirrors its plans for its TV business, which is also spending big in order to secure big-budget projects. As opposed to hunting for films costing around the $5 million mark, Amazon instead will look for a smaller number of movies, with price tags closer to $50 million. (more...)
Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) Insider Sells $563933.37 in Stock Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) Insider Sells $563933.37 in Stock
- January 20, 2018

Shares of Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) opened at $220.46 on Thursday. It has outperformed by 58.64% the S&P500. Korea Investment Corp decreased Eog Res Inc (EOG) stake by 9.45% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. KILGORE LESLIE J had sold 826 shares worth $175,938 on Wednesday, January 10. GOPALSWAMY SUDHIR sold $46,538 worth of stock. (NASDAQ:NFLX) for 17,546 shares. (more...)
FleetCor Technologies (FLT) Price Target Raised to $206.00 at Credit Suisse Group
- January 20, 2018

Kensico Capital Management Corp acquired 155,000 shares as Fleetcor Technologies Inc ( FLT)'s stock declined 18.44%. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Dnb Asset Mngmt As holds 0.02% of its portfolio in FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC) for 14,072 shares. New York State Teachers Retirement System holds 0% or 7,900 shares in its portfolio. (more...)
Final Fantasy XIV Patch 4.2 Gets Dated, Focus on Final Fantasy VI Final Fantasy XIV Patch 4.2 Gets Dated, Focus on Final Fantasy VI
- January 20, 2018

Little is known of his inclusion thus far, but with how prominently Final Fantasy VI is featured in the trailer it's likely he will play a major part in the coming update. Updates to bard's performance actions, additional inventory through the use of a new companion storage feature, new more powerful gear and more. North America will kick off the tour on November 16-17, 2018 in Las Vegas, followed by the European Fan Festival in Paris in early 2019, and ending with the Tokyo Fan Festival ... (more...)
Winter weather on the way Winter weather on the way
- January 20, 2018

There truly is no safe place on the highway during a snow squall, but if you are already in transit and can not exit the road in time, drive very slowly and allow plenty of distance between you and the auto in front of you. Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 11. Hours later, an arctic front will bring "much colder air and very good chances of snow with it". Tweet from our local National Weather Service office on January 13th, 2018.Length of travel impacts that could occur ... (more...)
What Are Analysts Suggestions On Nokia Corporation (NOK)
- January 20, 2018

A number of large investors have recently made changes to their positions in NOK . TCW Group Inc. grew its holdings in shares of Nokia Oyj by 30.8% during the third quarter. NOK has been the topic of a number of research analyst reports. M Partners maintained it with "Neutral" rating and $5.75 target in Wednesday, May 11 report. (more...)
WhatsApp Begins Rolling Out App Aimed at Small Businesses WhatsApp Begins Rolling Out App Aimed at Small Businesses
- January 20, 2018

You can download WhatsApp Business from the Play Store here. The lucky five are: Indonesia, Italy, Mexico, the United Kingdom, and the US. WhatsApp has kicked off the first phase of a new monetisation strategy with the launch of its WhatsApp Business app in the U.S. (more...)
Day 4 of Larry Nassar sentencing, 38 victims to speak still
- January 20, 2018

Raisman is one of over 100 women to give victim impact statements during Nassar's sentencing hearing in Lansing , MI. "I thought that training for the Olympics would be the hardest thing that I would ever have to do", she said . "At only 12 years old I didn't know it was inappropriate, illegal and wrong", said Madeline Johnson. In that time there were more victims that Nassar abused. (more...)
United States stocks open higher, eye modest weekly gains
- January 20, 2018

Losses in industrial and energy stocks contributed the most to the modest declines on Thursday. Retailers and consumer goods companies led the gainers. The Dow Jones industrial average gave up 134 points, or 0.5 percent, to 25,976. The Nasdaq composite rose 23 points, or 0.3 percent, to 7,318. Global stock markets have ended 2017 on record highs, gaining $9tn (£6.7tn) in value over the year due to a strong worldwide economy, President Donald Trump's tax cuts and central banks' go-slow ... (more...)
Verizon adds free Mexico and Canada roaming to its cheapest 'unlimited' plan Verizon adds free Mexico and Canada roaming to its cheapest 'unlimited' plan
- January 20, 2018

Back in August, Verizon split its unlimited data plan into three separate plans - Go Unlimited, Beyond Unlimited, and Business Unlimited. Once you reach that limit, speeds will drop to 2G, but you'll still have unlimited data to use during your visit. (more...)
IBM's sales grew for the first time in 5 years IBM's sales grew for the first time in 5 years
- January 20, 2018

Revenue was up 3.5% to $22.54 billion, beating analyst expectations by roughly $500 million. IBM broke its 22-quarter streak of declining revenues in the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2017, according to company financial results released January 18. (more...)
Indiana Walmart stores holding free health screenings Saturday Indiana Walmart stores holding free health screenings Saturday
- January 20, 2018

Some locations also will provide free vision screenings. Walmart is also introducing a virtual-reality experience created to aid in smoking cessation. (more...)
Banned Russia could field more winter athletes than last Games Banned Russia could field more winter athletes than last Games
- January 20, 2018

The IOC said in a January 19 statement that it had reduced the pool of "clean" Russian athletes eligible for possible participation in the Pyeongchang games from 500 to 389. "Our work was not about numbers, but to ensure that only clean athletes would be on the list". The IOC will use the pool list to issue invitations to Russian athletes to compete in Pyeongchang, after checking their record of drug testing and retesting some samples they gave previously. (more...)
Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE:BAH) Receives "Buy" Rating from Stifel Nicolaus
- January 20, 2018

The company has market cap of $5.17 billion. The stock decreased 0.33% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $2.99. Traders are keeping a keen eye on shares of Cub Energy Inc (KUB.V). The company was downgraded on Tuesday, November 24 by Nomura. On Thursday, August 20 the stock rating was downgraded by Zacks to "Buy". On Wednesday, October 25 the stock rating was maintained by Wells Fargo with "Outperform". (more...)
Trump Administration Poised to Approve Medicaid Work Requirements Trump Administration Poised to Approve Medicaid Work Requirements
- January 20, 2018

A poll a year ago from the nonpartisan Kaiser Family Foundation found that 70 percent of the public supported allowing states to require Medicaid recipients to work, even as most Americans opposed deep Medicaid cuts sought by congressional Republicans and the Trump administration. (more...)
Apple Leads These Companies With Massive Overseas Cash Repatriation Tax Bills Apple Leads These Companies With Massive Overseas Cash Repatriation Tax Bills
- January 20, 2018

If the 15.5% repatriation rate, down from 35% previously, were applied all-in on cash for Apple it would translate to a whopping $245 billion in cash. The rest is expected to be deployed for stock buybacks, higher dividends and debt repayment, as well as business expansions. "About a year ago, we released some code that essentially what it does is all batteries age over time , they become unhealthy at a point in time , and an unhealthy battery has a probability that it will create an ... (more...)
Market Watch - Tracking These Shares: Kansas City Southern (KSU) Market Watch - Tracking These Shares: Kansas City Southern (KSU)
- January 20, 2018

BMO Capital Markets reissued a "hold" rating and issued a $109.00 target price on shares of Kansas City Southern in a report on Monday, October 23rd. The company reported the earnings of $1.35/Share in the last quarter where the estimated EPS by analysts was $1.31/share. Kayne Anderson Rudnick Limited Com stated it has 133,377 shares or 0.13% of all its holdings. (more...)
Louisiana-pacific Corp (NYSE:LPX) Move as Institutional Investors' Sentiment Up
- January 20, 2018

About 936,496 shares traded. With all other things going on, Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (NYSE:LPX) has been on a free fall - declining -2 percent in just three months. Ahl Prns Ltd Liability Partnership invested in 0.3% or 611,873 shares. Citigroup holds 45,058 shares. (NYSE:PFS). Condor Capital owns 15,360 shares. About 2.71 million shares traded. (more...)
Fortune Recognizes US Bank as a 2018 World's Most Admired Company Fortune Recognizes US Bank as a 2018 World's Most Admired Company
- January 20, 2018

The company also ranked highly in "Quality of Management". Sempra Energy , based in San Diego, is a Fortune 500 energy services holding company with 2016 revenues of more than $10 billion. For more than 30 years, top executives and directors from eligible companies, as well as financial analysts, have determined the companies with the strongest reputations within and across industries. (more...)
Apple Apologizes and Offers $29 Battery Changes Apple Apologizes and Offers $29 Battery Changes
- January 20, 2018

Apple makes it clear in the letter that there's been a big misunderstanding from both customers and the media about the fact that they slow down old iPhone models with damaged or nearly depleted batteries , which may cause unexpected shut downs in cold weather. (more...)
PUBG Bans 100000 Players For Cheating PUBG Bans 100000 Players For Cheating
- January 20, 2018

The offenders were permanently banned, but PUBG Corp isn't stopping there. Although it's a mammoth task, PUBG state they will continue to sift through data logs and try and keep on top of the cheating. In addition to the high-priority issues, our development team has plans to enhance the combat experience in a match. Please note that we are still experimenting with the mechanics and we would like to hear your feedback. (more...)
Geschke Sells 21276 Shares of Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE) Stock
- January 20, 2018

Stifel Nicolaus maintained Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ: ADBE ) rating on Thursday, October 19. It has underperformed by 4.50% the S&P500. North Star Asset Management Inc who had been investing in Adobe Systems for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $96.47B market cap company. (more...)
Man arrested for DUI after ordering burrito in bank drive-thru Man arrested for DUI after ordering burrito in bank drive-thru
- January 20, 2018

According to a Hernando County Sheriff's Office report, the bank manager, Martin Claussen called police after knocking on Douglas Francisco's window for "some time" before the driver regained consciousness. Francisco, the deputy noted, had a "delayed reaction to questions as well as slowed movements of his extremities consistent with someone under the influence of prescription narcotics". (more...)
Global Corrugated Packaging Market 2018- Rock-Tenn Company, Oji Holdings Corporation, Mondi Global Corrugated Packaging Market 2018- Rock-Tenn Company, Oji Holdings Corporation, Mondi
- January 19, 2018

Moreover, manufacturers mainly ensure to deliver the best quality products based on innovative technologies, and best practices. In the past few years, the market for rigid packaging has massively expanded owing to the rising demand for a variety of rigid packaging products around industries such as pharmaceuticals and packaged foods and beverages. (more...)