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Author: 0 Hong Kong Disneyland: 2016 net loss widens

Visitor numbers at the Lantau Island park dropped more than 10 per cent to 6.1 million last year according to the results, which cover the financial year to October 2016. Hong Kong stocks closed near 18 and a half month's high on Wednesday, led by resource and property stocks, as sentiments were lifted by firmer economic growth outlook and China inflows.

Author: 0 Barratt hails "very strong" performance as completions rise

The group said that as of now, trading remained strong following record total forward sales as of February 19, totaling £3.018 billion, up 17 percent year-on-year, with January resting at 16 percent to £2.3 billion. The company has reached a build and sale agreement with an undisclosed institutional investor on 118 apartments at a development close to Vauxhall tube station in south London, where units cost on average £800,000 to £900,000.

Business LG K10 2017 quick review
Author: 0 LG K10 2017 quick review

The device will come with a price tag of Rs 13,990 and will be available across retail outlets. Interestingly, the device is manufactured in company's Noida facility and comes with an 112 SOS panic button. The phone has a huge 120-degree wide angle camera and a unique design. You can cram in microSD cards of up to 2TB on the LG K10 (2017 ). This time too LG seems to be targeting the saturated mid-range section.

Author: 0 Sensex, Nifty Extend Gains; Reliance Industries Shares Soar 6%

The market is inching towards record high levels, especially with the Nifty crossing its 8,900-mark for the first time since September 8. United States markets had remained closed on Monday, 20 February 2017 for the Presidents Day holiday. Axis Bank touched high of Rs 528.05 per share, up by Rs 23.7 per share or 4.69%. Of the 30-share Sensex pack, 19 scrips ended higher. Major Sensex losers were: Bharti Airtel, down 3.38 per cent at Rs 362.95; Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), down 1.68 ...

Business Dollar slips as market awaits Fed minutes
Author: 0 Dollar slips as market awaits Fed minutes

The Dollar is playing catch up as a result, the U.S administration having given the markets an alternative area of focus, the markets usually obsessed with monetary policy and little else. The euro was on course for its biggest one-day percentage decline against the dollar since January 18. Going into the European session, the Dollar Spot Index had bounced 0.23% to 101.6 and, despite the weaker private sector PMI figures released on Tuesday evening, expectations are for the FOMC meeting ...

Author: 0 'Children Bank of India': SBI ATM Dispenses Fake Rs 2000 Notes

The notes dispensed on February 6, have serial numbers 000000, Churan lable instead of strip with leaf markings, PK logo instead of RBI seal, rupee sign is missing, and read "Children's Bank of India" in place of Reserve Bank of India and "Guaranteed by the Children's Government" in place of Guaranteed by the Central Government.

Business Video shows Harrison Ford's close call at airport
Author: 0 Video shows Harrison Ford's close call at airport

The Star Wars actor allegedly asked airport workers, 'was that airliner meant to be underneath me?', before the commercial jet took off safely minutes after Harrison's plane passed it. "The pilot correctly read back the clearance", an FAA spokesperson said. Ford was supposed to land on a runway that lands parallel to the taxiway.

Business UPSC Civil Services mains exam 2016 results declared
Author: 0 UPSC Civil Services mains exam 2016 results declared

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released the official notification of Indian Forest Service (IFS) Exam 2017. The candidates can apply online at the official websites www. The candidates who will clear the examinations successfully have to appear for interview. UPSC Civil Service examination is organized for the recruitment to the Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Foreign Service (IFS), Indian Police Service (IPS) and other Central Services (Group "A" and Group "B").

Author: 0 Russian Officials: We Had Contact With Trump Campaign

John McCain (R-AZ). "And I'm not saying that President Trump is trying to be a dictator". "The stock market has hit record numbers, as you know". USA regulations prohibit elected officials from holding leases on government property. That same year, Donald Trump sued TrumpNation author Timothy L. O'Brien, claiming the book "had damaged his business prospects in Russian Federation and elsewhere".

Author: 0 Large Outflow of Money Witnessed in Wal-Mart Stores, Inc

Wal-Mart Canada's market share in the key categories of food, consumer goods and health and wellness products gained 0.60 per cent in the 12 weeks ended January 28, it said, citing Nielsen figures. Besides melding its online and store businesses so shoppers can jump back and forth, Wal-Mart has launched changes created to make its stores cleaner and its customer service friendlier and faster.

Author: 0 Rosneft inks oil cooperation pact with Kurdistan

Meeting on the sidelines of an global energy conference in London, the head of the National Oil Corp. of Libya met with Rosneft Chairman Igor Sechin to lay the groundwork for investments in the Libyan oil sector. Libya before the outbreak of civil war was producing about 1 million bpd. Libya is one of two OPEC members exempted from recent production cuts as it seeks to recover from years of conflict.

Business Everything We Know About President Trump & Russia - & Why You Should Care
Author: 0 Everything We Know About President Trump & Russia - & Why You Should Care

I have sincerely apologized to the President and the Vice President, and they have accepted my apology. Current and former USA officials interviewed by the Times declined to identify other Trump associates contacted by the Russians. Trump named retired Lt. Gen. Keith Kellogg as the acting national security adviser. Addressing immigration, one of the biggest issues of the past campaign, Trump said it was hard dealing with the policy known as DACA, which allows young adults to get work ...

Author: 0 Wal-Mart's Comparable Sales Top Estimates

Shares of Wal-Mart were up 3.2 percent at $71.60 in premkaret trading. The stock hit 1-yearhigh at $63.68 and a low of $34.87 in the same period. The recent change has given its price a 1% lead over SMA 50 and -7.08% deficit over its 52-week high.

Author: 0 No plans to introduce Rs 1000 notes, clarifies Shaktikanta Das

PM Modi on 8 November had declared Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes illegal blaming them for promoting black money. "Focus is on production and supply of Rs 500 and lower denomination notes", The statement cames a day after some reports claim that RBI and Centre have plans to launch a new series of Rs 1000 notes to replace the demonetised notes in November previous year.

Business UPS Showcases New Delivery Drone, Fucks It All Up
Author: 0 UPS Showcases New Delivery Drone, Fucks It All Up

UPS has announced plans for deliveries via drones, but unlike Amazon's drone delivery schtick, it's not offloading them from a distant outpost or even a blimp: it's integrating them intro delivery trucks, perched atop the vehicle, prepared to launch at various points within a route.

Author: 0 Jet's Hipster Shoppers Get a Taste of Wal-Mart In-House Brands

Analysts had expected Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. But the strength of the company's USA store business continues to come at the expense of profits, which fell 18% in the quarter. During the year spending rose 11% at online retailers and fell nearly 6% at department stores, according to Commerce Department figures. Wal-Mart expects first-quarter earnings to range between 90 cents and $1 share.

Business Manteca Neighbors Worried About Water Before Levee Breach
Author: 0 Manteca Neighbors Worried About Water Before Levee Breach

San Joaquin River levels anxious neighbors in Manteca and Tracy, just hours before a levee breach forced hundreds to evacuate late Monday night. It occurred two miles to the west of Airport Way and Perrin Road. Dam operators at Don Pedro opened the controlled spillway - almost doubling the amount of water in coming out of the reservoir and into the Tuolumne River - at 3 p.m.

Business BharatQR code Launched to Increase Digital Payment System in India
Author: 0 BharatQR code Launched to Increase Digital Payment System in India

Firstly, you need to understand what's a QRcode or Quick Response code. It is a machine-readable optical label that contains information about the item to which it is attached. The support for Unified Payment Interface is also being worked upon so that apps such as the government's BHIM app can be used to make payments using the BharatQR code .

Author: 0 Wal-Mart pushing back against Amazon with online sales surge

Both gains were driven in part by sales on online marketplace Jet.com as well as online grocery sales. Walmart, the world's largest retailer, saw rising sales during the fiscal fourth quarter ended January 27 reflecting its focus on a more efficient in-store experience, deep discounts offered over the holidays, and better options for those choosing to shop online.

Business Stock Price of Campbell Soup Company (CPB) Decreases -7.57%
Author: 0 Stock Price of Campbell Soup Company (CPB) Decreases -7.57%

Several research firms have recently commented on CPB. CPB right now sits at consensus rating of 3.30 while 0 analysts have advocated the shares as "BUY", 0 calls it an "OUTPERFORM" and 0 suggest "HOLD". & worldwide copyright and trademark laws. The correct version of this report can be viewed at [[permalink]]. 7 Insider Sales transactions were made totaling 37686 shares traded.

Business Police halt High Five Friday after concerns from parents
Author: 0 Police halt High Five Friday after concerns from parents

School children in western Massachusets are welcome to give high fives to police officers, but they won't be doing so at school every Friday morning anymore according to Springfield, Mass. However, we can not overlook the fact that this program may be received differently by some members of our community. It is not known when a replacement program will be implemented, but WGGB reports that police look forward to creating a new program with the school district.

Author: 0 EQT Midstream Partners LP

The average 12-month price objective among brokerages that have covered the stock in the previous year is $77.69. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 76 cents per share. This represents a $1.73 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.57%. Magellan Midstream Partners L.P.'s dividend payout ratio is 97.44%.

Business Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) Advances 3.26% Tuesday's Premarket
Author: 0 Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) Advances 3.26% Tuesday's Premarket

Wal-Mart's share rose 3 percent, or $2.08, to close at $71.45 on Tuesday. "They are investing tens of billions into their internet operations while cutting back to near zero store growth". The Company has 52-week high of $75.19 and 52-week low of $62.72. 02/15/2017 - Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. had its " rating reiterated by analysts at Robert W.

Business Saudi Aramco Said to Weigh Offering Citizens Discounted Shares
Author: 0 Saudi Aramco Said to Weigh Offering Citizens Discounted Shares

Last year, he said he expected the IPO would value Aramco at a minimum of $2 trillion, and that the figure might end up being higher. Saudi authorities are aiming to list up to 5 percent of the world's largest oil producer on both the Saudi stock exchange in Riyadh, the Tadawul, and on one or more global markets.

Author: 0 SC disposes royalty payment case between ONGC, Oil India and Assam govt

The Supreme Court on Tuesday disposed of a case relating to royalty payment of Rs6,323 crore for onshore drilling by Oil and Natural Gas Corp. It has also agreed to pay ONGC's and Oil India Ltd's (OIL) royalty dues of over Rs 6,323 crore to the Assam government in three installments - 15% in 2016-17 and 45% in 2017-18 and 40% in 2018-19.

Business Walmart cashier helps family of 5 pay for groceries
Author: 0 Walmart cashier helps family of 5 pay for groceries

She says she doesn't like shopping at the store at times because sometimes people are rude and her husband's check goes towards feeding his family. "Then the cashier walked around the counter and was hitting something on the keypad". Dasant says she can't really explain what happened next. The family of five and was "at a loss of words" when Sharnique Dasant paid for half of their items.

Business Norton Rose and Chadbourne to Combine
Author: 0 Norton Rose and Chadbourne to Combine

It is the latest merger for London-based Norton Rose Fulbright , already one of the world's largest law firms with about 3,700 lawyers. To view the full article, register now. Nine member firms of the Lex Mundi law firms network have worked together on advising a global manufacturer of consumer products on multijurisdictional compliance.

Author: 0 Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

Bristol-Myers Squibb Company on 01/26/2017 reported its EPS as $0.63 with the analysts projecting the EPS of the stock as $0.67. They now have a Dollars 42 price target on the stock. The correct version of this piece of content can be viewed at https://www.com-unik.info/2017/02/21/bristol-myers-squibb-company-bmy-shares-sold-by-smith-salley-associates.html.

Business Highlights of the 2017-18 British Columbia budget
Author: 0 Highlights of the 2017-18 British Columbia budget

The $50.2-billion budget forecasts a surplus of $295 million, down from the $1.5-billion surplus forecast for the current fiscal year ending March 31. Capital spending on health infrastructure is projected to be $2.7 billion over the coming three years. During those same years, the province plans to increase spending on mental-health or substance-use supports, mainly for children and youth, by $100 million.

Business Mitch McConnell confronted by protests in Kentucky
Author: 0 Mitch McConnell confronted by protests in Kentucky

A handful of dissidents were able to RSVP for a seat to hear McConnell's speech. The Democrats will have Madison Avenue blocked off and will demonstrate from 11 a.m.to 2 p.m. Rice said she was a registered Republican for 50 years, becoming a Democrat two years ago because she was exhausted of McConnell's obstruction of Obama's programs.

Business Bustling Stock in Focus: Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc. (NYSE:SNI)
Author: 0 Bustling Stock in Focus: Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc. (NYSE:SNI)

Silvercrest Asset Management Group LLC owned 0.17% of Scripps Networks Interactive worth $15,795,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, March 10th. The ex-dividend date is Friday, February 24th. This represents a $1.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.58%.

Author: 0 American Airlines Is Now Selling Basic Economy Fares

From DFW Airport, they'll be available on flights to Baltimore, Tampa and Philadelphia. A few weeks back, American Airlines said it would soon begin offering a new "Basic Economy" fare that offers discounts in exchange for travelers giving up their ability to choose a seat or use the overhead bins.

Author: 0 Fairfax Media To Spin Off Domain As A Separately Listed Entity

Fairfax owns The Australian Financial Review , Sydney Morning Herald , The Age , newspapers in New Zealand and country and suburban Australia and radio stations 3AW and 2UE. Rumours that Fairfax will eventually spin off Domain - which contributed $296.3 million of the company's total $1.83 billion revenue in 2015/16 - have resurfaced regularly over the past few years.

Author: 0 Oil rises as OPEC aims for deeper output cuts

As crude oil prices recover further, cost reflation may partly offset reduced costs linked to less regulation. Barkindo acknowledged that that goal is still a ways off. After hammering out the output deal with non-OPEC countries in December, Barkindo traveled to the U.S.to kick off a dialogue with the industry and the new administration.

Author: 0 Wal-Mart Vs. Amazon: 2016 E-Commerce Breakdown

Relative price strength is a important factor used by wealth management firms while investing in stocks because the indicator compares the stock performance with the overall market. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filings. The stock grabbed 119 new institutional investments totaling 20,335,671 shares while 113 institutional investors sold out their entire positions totaling 12,742,335 shares.

Business First Solar's Q4 Earnings Smash Expectations
Author: 0 First Solar's Q4 Earnings Smash Expectations

For the year, the company reported a loss of $358 million, or $3.48 per share, swinging to a loss in the period. Company price to earnings (P/E) ratio, which measures the relationship between the earnings of a company and its stock price, is calculated as 7.13.

Author: 0 Notable Stock Analysts Ratings: Kinder Morgan, Inc. (NYSE:KMI)

Kinder Morgan accounts for approximately 1.5% of Elgethun Capital Management's investment portfolio, making the stock its 26th largest position. The stock grabbed 134 new institutional investments totaling 41,407,445 shares while 105 institutional investors sold out their entire positions totaling 46,270,209 shares.

Author: 0 Wells Fargo fires execs amid accounts scandal

The bank is facing pressure from regulators and Congress to disclose more information about the scandal, with one ripple being the October 12 retirement of John Stumpf, its chairman and chief executive about two weeks after he was grilled by the U.S.

Author: 0 Just one rare £50k Jane Austen fiver still to be found

In a lovely act of kindness, a rare £5 note with an estimated value of £49,836 has been discovered in Fermanagh, Ireland, but rather than keep the proceeds for herself, the owner has made a decision to generously give the money to charity. Just four notes were specially engraved and spent in each of the home countries. Please use it to help young people. According to the post, the proceeds from the note will be donated to children's charity Children in Need.

Author: 0 First Bank & Trust Acquires Shares of 4732 Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT)

For Walmart's US division, sales increased 2.8% to $83.7 billion. The company has a market capitalization of $220.01 billion, a P/E ratio of 15.53 and a beta of 0.09. Several insiders were part of recent insider activity for the stock. A number of other hedge funds have also recently made changes to their positions in WMT.

Business Zimbabwe President Mugabe turns 93, vows to continue as leader
Author: 0 Zimbabwe President Mugabe turns 93, vows to continue as leader

Mugabe may well hope that Trump will reconsider Zimbabwe's status as an worldwide pariah state, perhaps even ending the sanctions first put in place by George W. "When the people see that they trust their leaders, [that they are] beyond corruption. sure that's grooming", he said. He went on to express his support for Mr Trump's America-first policy, saying "America for Americans" and "Zimbabwe for Zimbabweans".

Author: 0 Wal-Mart Rising On Q4 Earnings, Dividend Increase

Wal-Mart Stores now has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of $74.41. And it warned that any tax on imported goods, as in a proposal Republicans in Congress have floated, would raise prices and would hurt shoppers. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc is engaged in the operation of retail, wholesale and other units in various formats around the world. But online sales still only account for a fraction of its total.

Author: 0 Merkel to security summit: Islam is not source of terror

Speaking at the Munich Security Conference on Saturday (18 February), Merkel said: "Will we be able to continue working well together, or will we all fall back into our individual roles?" German Chancellor Angela Merkel defended the free press at an worldwide security conference that included U.S.

Author: 0 Macy's profit falls almost 13 percent as sales drop as well

First up, Macy's delivered 2016 earnings of $2.02 per share on revenue of $8.52 billion, down four percent year-over-year. "While 2016 was not the year we expected, we made significant progress on key initiatives that are starting to bear fruit", Terry Lundgren, Macy's chairman and chief executive officer, said in a press release.

Business UPS wants UAVs to cover its 'last mile' deliveries
Author: 0 UPS wants UAVs to cover its 'last mile' deliveries

The drone then rendezvoused with the truck down the road, docked back on the roof and recharged. The drone quickly made a drop-off at a home nearby and returned to the van, which had moved to another location to deliver a package. UPS sits on the the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration's drone advisory committee, the agency that would be the one to issue regulations making drones legal for deliveries.

Business HSBC says 2016 net profit dived 82%
Author: 0 HSBC says 2016 net profit dived 82%

While adjusted revenue at HSBC was little changed in 2016, reported revenue was 20% lower to $48 billion because of "unfavourable movements in significant items and currency translation". "It will be interesting to see how the other banks perform, because HSBC might have a competitive advantage because of its Asia focus and diversification", said Ipek Ozkardeskaya of LCG Capital.

Business OPEC pushes for full compliance with production cuts, Barkindo says
Author: 0 OPEC pushes for full compliance with production cuts, Barkindo says

Crude prices could plunge toward $30 a barrel - a rout of about 40 per cent from current levels - unless OPEC extends production cuts that are propping up the market, ABN Amro Bank NV said. OPEC has said the deal is aimed at reducing the global stock overhang down to its five-year average. "Indeed, according to traders' positioning data from various sources, net long positions in both crude contracts hit record high levels last week".