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Wal-Mart is changing its legal name (kind of)

Wal-Mart is changing its legal name (kind of)

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.by far traveled 49.86% versus a 1-year low price of $65.28. The retailer reported $1.00 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.97 by $0.03. One research analyst...

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What Are Analysts Report About Discovery Communications, Inc. (DISCK)

Finally, Swiss National Bank raised its stake in shares of Discovery Communications by 3.3% during the 2nd quarter. Most company stocks have very little volatility. That compares with the recent vol...

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Facebook Live Town Hall on Net Neutrality December 6 at 7PM

Facebook Live Town Hall on Net Neutrality December 6 at 7PM

The actual FCC order on net neutrality . The Federal Communications Commission will vote on whether or not to deregulate net neutrality on December 14; the result could potentially cause intern...

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Starbucks opened its largest store in Shanghai and it's 30000 sq ft

Starbucks opened its largest store in Shanghai and it's 30000 sq ft

The first roastery outlet opened in Starbucks' hometown of Seattle in 2014. "It's that unfiltered wonder, which overcomes even the most jaded, that really defines 'customer delight, ' " she said. ...

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Canada's swipe at Boeing jets could open way for European rivals

Canada's swipe at Boeing jets could open way for European rivals

Instead, the Liberal government will announce next week it intends to acquire a used fleet of older Australia F-18 jets, the same kind of plane Canada now operates, said the sources, who asked not t...

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Women still being killed, tortured, 28 years after Montreal massacre

Women still being killed, tortured, 28 years after Montreal massacre

There has been no significant reduction of the problem. Kimberley Young-Milani of the Circle Women's Collective lights a candle in remembrance during a ceremony at My Sisters' Place that honours the...

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Former Volkwagen executive sentenced to 7 years in jail for emissions scandal

Former Volkwagen executive sentenced to 7 years in jail for emissions scandal

Schmidt headed VW's engineering and environmental office in MI from 2012 to early 2015, according to an Associated Press account . To view the full article, register now. Other executives from Vo...

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Lubaina Himid Wins the 2017 Turner Prize

Lubaina Himid Wins the 2017 Turner Prize

This year the Turner Prize is being held at the Ferens Art Gallery in Hull as a highlight of its City of Culture year. Hurvin Anderson, Andrea Büttner, and Rosalind Nasashibi were also shortlisted f...

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NC county computer hackers demanding 'substantially' more than first reported

NC county computer hackers demanding 'substantially' more than first reported

As of Wednesday morning, the hacker's identity and location were unknown. Diorio said Mecklenburg County officials are considering paying the ransom but are also evaluating how much it would cost to...

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Facebook named the No. 1 place to work in the US

Facebook named the No. 1 place to work in the US

To be considered for the list, each employer needed at least 75 ratings across each of the workplace attributes. Companies that workers consider more upfront about those concerns - such as Facebook...

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Crude Oil Price Slips Following Inventory Report

On December 5, 2017, the API (American Petroleum Institute) published its crude oil inventory report. For the same period, analysts had consensus estimates for a decrease of 3 million barrels in c...

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The Healthcare Stock Set to Soar on $4.9 Billion Buyout Buzz

The Healthcare Stock Set to Soar on $4.9 Billion Buyout Buzz

The Republicans' proposed tax overhaul could sharply cut payments to federal programs like Medicare as well as upend the Affordable Care Act. DaVita Medical Group will be folded into OptumCare. Ki...

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Anushka Sharma And Virat Kohli Getting Married? Not Really!

Anushka Sharma And Virat Kohli Getting Married? Not Really!

Just when the gossip mills and the Internet and fans of the star couple were about to delve into the details of a "destination wedding in Italy next week", a statement arrived from Anushka Sharma wh...

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Rite Aid Corporation (RAD) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages

The stock decreased 6.12% or $0.115 during the last trading session, reaching $1.765. About 31.52 million shares traded or 5.69% up from the average. Vetr upgraded Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE: RAD ) ...

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Ascena Retail meets 1Q profit forecasts

Ascena Retail meets 1Q profit forecasts

About 4.61M shares traded or 77.24% up from the average. It has underperformed by 17.22% the S&P500. On a per-share basis, the Mahwah, New Jersey-based company said it had profit of 3 cents. Relianc...

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Poundland owner Steinhoff in turmoil over 'accounting irregularities'

Poundland owner Steinhoff in turmoil over 'accounting irregularities'

Steinhoff has asked accountancy giant PwC to conduct an independent investigation. The Company will publish the audited 2017 consolidated financial statements when it is in a position to do so. Jooste...

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Sierra Leone sells its egg-sized 709-carat diamond for $6.5 million

Sierra Leone sells its egg-sized 709-carat diamond for $6.5 million

The diamond is said to be the 14th-largest ever discovered, according to the Rapaport Group, which auctioned the stone in NY on behalf of Sierra Leone's government. A previous attempt to sell it in Ma...

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Bitcoin smashes through $12000 to reach a new record high

Bitcoin smashes through $12000 to reach a new record high

Bitcoin would need to be widely accepted by merchants as a payment option, which would mean that merchants would need to understand bitcoin and know how to use it. Who is the creator of bitcoin? As...

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Economic growth slower than expected

Economic growth slower than expected

Economists surveyed by Reuters had typically economic growth of 0.7 per cent in the September quarter and 3 per cent over the past year. Sign up here for free access to 7 articles per month + twice ...

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Cello Group (CLL) Given

Cello Group (CLL) Given "Buy" Rating at FinnCap

Shore Capital has reiterated Iomart Group PLC (LON:IOM) to Buy in a report released on 12/05/2017. The stock has "Overweight" rating by Barclays Capital on Wednesday, September 23. GBX 152.38's aver...

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NVIDIA (NASDAQ:NVDA) PT Raised to $250.00 at Canaccord Genuity

Can raised its stake in shares of NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ: NVDA ) by 1.6% during the third quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). As per M...

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Victory Capital Management Inc. Boosts Stake in Toll Brothers Inc (NYSE:TOL)

Victory Capital Management Inc. Boosts Stake in Toll Brothers Inc (NYSE:TOL)

The stock has a market cap of $8,124.77, a P/E ratio of 18.47, a PEG ratio of 1.06 and a beta of 1.57. US luxury homebuilder Toll Brothers said on Tuesday it had not seen a potential change in b...

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Fugitive Kentucky lawyer in $550 million fraud deported from Honduras

Fugitive Kentucky lawyer in $550 million fraud deported from Honduras

He was arrested by Honduras' Technical Agency for Criminal Investigation while leaving a restaurant in La Ceiba. At a news conference earlier Tuesday announcing the arrest, Amy Hess, the Special Age...

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Japan Airlines partners with Boom

Japan Airlines partners with Boom

However, it's understandable why JAL would be willing to take a chance on Boom so soon. British Airways and Air France were never able to make supersonic flight a mainstream commercial reality, and ...

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Under Analysts Radar: General Cable Corp (BGC)

Under Analysts Radar: General Cable Corp (BGC)

Several analysts have released their opinion on General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC ), with 0 analysts believing it is a strong buy. Its opening price on the last trading day was $21.8. The company...

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