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Twitter introduce time-outs for abusive behaviour

Last week Twitter announced a number of other abuse-fighting measures , including attempts to stop users from creating new accounts for abuse, improved search results, and collapsing abusive or "low-quality" tweets. When a user is hit with the restriction, they are alerted via email from Twitter that informs them that some features of their Twitter experience have been disabled. Read More

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Trade Groups Push To

Trade Groups Push To "Expire" Confusing Food Date Labels

Not every issue warrants a legislative fix, and I think this industry-led, voluntary approach to standardizing date labels is a prime example". The new initiative is led by the Food Marketing Institute (F.M.I.) and the Grocery Manufacturers Association (G.M.A.), the two major trade associations for retailers and consumer products manufacturing. Read More

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Consumer Financial Protection Bureau chief scores reprieve in quest to keep job

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau chief scores reprieve in quest to keep job

Given its independent status, the bureau's own in-house lawyers are handling the case, as opposed to the US Department of Justice, which defends other federal agencies in court. The decision was stayed pending appeal for a review by all 10 judges. PHH's challenge has drawn support from business groups, including the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Competitive Enterprise Institute, and National Association of Realtors, but it has also drawn an outpouring of support from consumer organizations and ... Read More

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Trump defence chief Mattis threatens less commitment to Nato

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says Russian Federation must "prove itself" before Moscow can return to "a partnership of sorts with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation". "We will stay strongly committed to Ukraine and to the partnership with Ukraine". "After several months of drifting and waiting for the new United States administration, which has sent rather divergent signals, it is important now to have a little clarity", a European diplomat said on condition of anonymity. Read More

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Morgan Stanley Pays $8M, Admits Wrongdoing Over ETFs

Morgan Stanley Pays $8M, Admits Wrongdoing Over ETFs

Other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. The stock has been rated an average of 2 by 16 Brokerage Firm. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $0.43 earnings per share. Analysts are also projecting an Average Revenue Estimate for Morgan Stanley as $9.35 Billion in the Current Quarter. Read More

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Insurer Humana bails on Obamacare exchange business for 2018

The pullout will leave no insurer in 16 Tennessee counties in 2018, according to the nonprofit Kaiser Family Foundation , which is tracking marketplace participation. President Donald Trump jumped on the news of Humana's departure from the individual market, tweeting , "Obamacare continues to fail...." She warned that the lack of clarity from Congress and the Trump administration could result in an exodus by insurers. Read More

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Analysts believe Urban Outfitters, Inc. (NASDAQ:URBN) is worth $30.76 per share

Analysts believe Urban Outfitters, Inc. (NASDAQ:URBN) is worth $30.76 per share

There may be various price targets for a stock. William Blair reaffirmed an outperform rating on shares of Urban Outfitters in a research note on Wednesday, February 8th. Wedbush analyst M. Brown now forecasts that the firm will post earnings of $0.69 per share for the quarter, up from their prior estimate of $0.68. If you are viewing this article on another website, it was illegally stolen and reposted in violation of United States & global copyright & trademark laws. Read More

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A Tesla Owner Just Saved An Unconscious Driver On The Motorway

When a man in a Tesla Model S saw a driver in a Volkswagen Passat ahead of him driving erratically, slamming against a guardrail and swerving uncontrollably, he knew something must be wrong. But Tesla CEO Elon Musk shared the story on Twitter , praising him for his heroism, saying: "Congrats to the Tesla owner who sacrificed damage to his own auto to bring a vehicle with an unconscious driver safely to a stop!" Tesla CEO Elon Musk praised the quick-thinking Tesla driver on Wednesday, ... Read More

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TripAdvisor, Inc. (TRIP) Announces Earnings Results

They now have a Dollars 60 price target on the stock. TripAdvisor now has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of $58.30. TripAdvisor's referral revenue has been under pressure since the company rolled out its instant booking feature, which allows booking of hotel rooms directly through the company's website. Read More

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Wizz Air to open new United Kingdom base at London Luton

The airline's communications manager Sorina Ratz said: "Today's announcement further underlines our commitment to Israel, and we hope that our newest low-fare route from Tel Aviv to London Luton will be appreciated by our customers". In 2016, as the second largest operator at London Luton, WIZZ carried more than five million passengers. Wizz Air carried some 5.5 million passengers to and from Romania in 2016, up 23% on the year. Read More

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SunPower Corporation (NASDAQ:SPWR), Manitowoc Foodservice, Inc. (NYSE:MFS)

EPS growth in past 5 year was -23.30% along with sales growth of -6.60% in the last five years. Revenues hit $770.11M in the September 2017 quarter, which was below the consensus $801.68M projection. Its proprietary all back contact silicon solar cell technology produces more power per square foot compared to conventional solar cells. If we look at stock performance in last active day trading, we see that stock has moved up 0.42% to end the day at $7.25. Read More

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Featured Stock for Investors: Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC)

Featured Stock for Investors: Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC)

LLC's holdings in Exelon Corporation were worth $363,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Cable Hill Partners LLC raised its position in Exelon Corporation by 0.8% in the third quarter. Morgan Stanley upgraded Exelon Corporation from an equal weight rating to an overweight rating and increased their price target for the stock from $27.00 to $37.00 in a research note on Friday, November 18th. Read More

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Kate Spade Acknowledges That It's Looking Into Its Options

Kate Spade Acknowledges That It's Looking Into Its Options

Kate Spade ( KATE ) stock was surging nearly 10% to $21.57 in Thursday morning trading after confirming that it will review strategic alternatives amid reports that it's a takeover target. In conjunction with its fourth-quarter earnings announcement today - which saw the firm beat profit estimates but land slightly below revenue forecasts - Kate Spade said that it's conducting a process to explore and evaluate strategic alternatives. Read More

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US Solar Market Grows 95% in 2016, Smashes Records

US Solar Market Grows 95% in 2016, Smashes Records

The surge is further evidence that solar power has become an important part of the US energy mix, even as President Donald Trump pushes for wider use of fossil fuels. Growing capacity has created jobs as well as electricity. There are now 260,000 people employed in the solar industry, almost three times the number of workers the industry employed in 2010. Read More

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Trump Considers Appointing Ally to Conduct Review of Intelligence Services

Trump's growing public feud with the USA intelligence agencies peaked this week after leaks revealed that the White House had known about unsanctioned pre-inaugural communications between Gen. Both officials declined to comment on the New York Times report. "It's a criminal act, and it's been going on for a long time before me, but now it's really going on", Trump said during his joint news conference with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday. Read More

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Toronto Raptors trade for Orlando Magic PF Serge Ibaka

Toronto Raptors trade for Orlando Magic PF Serge Ibaka

The Magic acquired Ibaka from the Thunder during the 2016 draft when they agreed to send Victor Oladipo as well as #11 pick Domantas Sabonis to OKC. "But the grouping below Cleveland; you're talking about Boston, Washington , Toronto, that grouping, that's wide open". Ibaka will instantly be able to step in and give them solid production in a position where they've needed help all season long. Read More

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Delta Air Lines, Inc. (DAL) Given Consensus Rating of "Buy" by Analysts

Several brokerages have recently weighed in on DAL. The overall volume in the last trading session was 7.02 million shares. This rating was issued on 2/06/17. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $49.48 and a 200-day moving average price of $43.83. Noble Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NBL), at its latest closing price of $37.65, it has a price-to-book ratio of 1.73, compared to an industry average at 0.44. Read More

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The Time Warner (TWX)

ROI deals with the invested cash in the company and the return the investor realize on that money based on the net profit of the business. Several other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of TWX. The company reported the earnings of $1.25/Share in the last quarter where the estimated EPS by analysts was $1.19/share. The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, December 15th. Read More

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The Investors Buy Ford Motor Company (F) on Weakness on Insider Selling

The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink . AllSquare Wealth Management LLC boosted its position in shares of General Motors Company by 16.5% in the second quarter. A number of equities research analysts have weighed in on the stock. Ford Motor Co. has 1 year price target of $13.28. Deutsche Bank AG reissued a "hold" rating and set a $13.00 target price on shares of Ford Motor Company in a research note on Friday, January 27th. Read More

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GM's Opel selloff sparks new FCA merger rumors

GM's Opel selloff sparks new FCA merger rumors

If this deal is finalised, the PSA Group is expected to take over the Vauxhall and Opel brands from General Motors . A combination between GM and PSA would create a manufacturer with about 16 percent of the European passenger auto market, ahead of French rival Renault and behind Germany's Volkswagen . Read More

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Analyst EPS Predictions Coverage: Marriott International, Inc. (MAR)

Marriott International, Inc. operates and franchises hotels under the Marriott , JW Marriott , The Ritz-Carlton, Renaissance, Residence Inn, Courtyard, TownePlace Suites, Fairfield Inn, SpringHill Suites and Ramada International brand names; develops and operates vacation ownership resorts under the Marriott Vacation Club International, Horizons, The Ritz-Carlton Club and Marriott Grand Residence Club brands; operates Marriott Executive Apartments; provides furnished corporate housing ... Read More

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Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Stake Cut by JP Marvel Investment Advisors LLC

Marvel Investment Advisors LLC's investment portfolio, making the stock its 4th largest position. Morgan Dempsey Capital Management LLC's holdings in Johnson & Johnson were worth $3,199,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Revenue is expected to range from 17.48 Billion to 18.34 Billion with an average of 17.98 Billion. The company announced its last quarter financial performance results on 01/24/2017. Read More

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SOCO International PLC reiterated as Buy By Peel Hunt

Five analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating on the company. There are now 414,773,442 shares in issue with the average daily volume traded being 1,519,862. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Premier Oil PLC from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Wednesday, December 28th. The firm's 50-day moving average price is GBX 675.35 and its 200-day moving average price is GBX 618.64. Read More

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Inflation spikes to 30-month high as fuel prices soar

However, RBI governor Urjit Patel on Saturday denied that RBI has shifted from its mandate of looking at the overall consumer price index (CPI ) number to only the core inflation (non-food, non-fuel). Data on factory gate prices underscored the inflationary pressures in the pipeline. The Bank of England expects inflation to lift to its 2% target this month, peaking at 2.8% in the first half of next year, before falling back to 2.4% in three years' time. Read More

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