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Author: 0 Celgene Corporation (CELG) Updates FY17 Earnings Guidance

The drug's sales increased 12 percent to $308 million in the third quarter, missing analyst estimates for $411 million and notching a growth rate that was a fraction of the 48.5 percent-surge in the prior quarter. Among 3 analysts covering ContraFect ( NASDAQ:CFRX ), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. But that missed analysts average estimates of $2.11 billion, according to brokerage Cowen and Company.

Author: 0 Amazon shares surge after another strong quarter

The shares took a massive haircut as a result, falling from its all-time high of $1,083 to around $936. Shares of Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN ) opened at 972.91 on Thursday. AMZN has been the topic of several recent analyst reports. Credit Suisse Group restated an "outperform" rating on shares of Amazon.com in a report on Thursday, August 31st.

Business Trump admin makes it more hard for H-1B visa extension
Author: 0 Trump admin makes it more hard for H-1B visa extension

The Trump administration is making it more difficult for foreign workers to get a job in the U.S.by making it harder to get H-1B visa extensions. San Francisco Bay Area companies such as Google and Apple depend on the H-1B visa program to acquire highly-skilled workers from out of the country.

Business 4 reasons why Amazon Key is a bad idea
Author: 0 4 reasons why Amazon Key is a bad idea

And if for some reason the delivery person forgets to lock the door, the Smart Lock automatically re-locks after five minutes. Customers can use the Amazon Cloud Cam to watch the entries into their home . I don't feel good about any of that. On delivery day, you will receive a notification in the morning with a 4-hour delivery window for when the delivery driver will arrive at your home.

Author: 0 Uber apes arch-rival Lyft by supporting multiple stops

Uber just added a new feature that allows riders to make up to three stops along their trip from within the app. A series of addresses can be added before an Uber ride is hailed, and if people change their minds mid-journey, then stops can be added and removed in real-time with the driver being updated automatically.

Author: 0 Ford beats expectations with Q3 profit of $1.6bn

Excluding one-time items, Ford reported earnings per share of 43 cents, above Wall Street expectations of 32 cents. Analysts polled by FactSet forecast earnings of 33 cents per share. For the first three-quarters of 2017 the effective tax rate is 16.7% and in the third quarter alone the effective tax rate was 10.6%. Ford Motor Company is a global automotive and mobility company.

Business 65 percent of baby products tested in study had arsenic in them
Author: 0 65 percent of baby products tested in study had arsenic in them

The Clean Label Project is a Denver, Colorado-based organization committed to looking beyond the label and marketing terms to give consumers information they need to select products that contain the fewest poisons and food additives. Out of the products analysed, researchers found that 65 per cent contained arsenic, 58 per cent contained cadmium, 36 per cent contained lead and 10 per cent contained acrylamide.

Author: 0 NAACP advisory on American Airlines warns Black travelers to steer clear

In its statement, the group noted four recent incidents that "suggest a corporate culture of racial insensitivity and possible racial bias on the part of American Airlines". In one, the statement said, "an African-American man was required to relinquish his purchased seats aboard a flight from Washington, D.C., to Raleigh-Durham [N.C.], merely because he responded to disrespectful and discriminatory comments directed toward him by two unruly white passengers".

Business HKMA, MAS collaborate on blockchain trade finance initiative
Author: 0 HKMA, MAS collaborate on blockchain trade finance initiative

Mr Norman Chan , Chief Executive of the HKMA, said , "Hong Kong and Singapore are the two leading worldwide financial centres in the region and are actively deploying fintech". More details will be announced by the two authorities next month which will likely be at the Fintech Festival in Singapore which finews.asia will be covering as a media partner.

Business Twitter 'Off-Boards' Advertising From Kremlin-Funded Sites Sputnik and RT
Author: 0 Twitter 'Off-Boards' Advertising From Kremlin-Funded Sites Sputnik and RT

As a effect, RT and Sputnik may no longer purchase advertising on the site, although their accounts will not be suspended. Both can remain users on Twitter, the company said. It's one of the biggest changes made yet by social media companies who have been called to respond to the government's concerns. Russian authorities have not yet reacted to Twitter's decision, but it could become another push towards a media war between the two countries.

Author: 0 Bank of The Ozarks Grows Position in Boeing Company (The) (BA)

Among holders that decreased their positions, 57 sold out of the stock The Boeing Company. Standpoint Research downgraded the shares of BA in report on Wednesday, October 26 to "Sell" rating. The shares were sold at an average price of $133.06, for a total transaction of $1,882,932.06. Following the completion of the sale, the chief financial officer now owns 152,195 shares of the company's stock, valued at $37,351,696.90.

Business Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc. (NASDAQ:BWLD) Pressured Under Trend Lines
Author: 0 Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc. (NASDAQ:BWLD) Pressured Under Trend Lines

Buffalo Wild Wings posted earnings of $1.36 a share, excluding items, easily topping analysts' projections of 79 cents a share. Wellington Management Group LLP now owns 79,266 shares of the restaurant operator's stock valued at $12,108,000 after purchasing an additional 18,141 shares in the last quarter.

Business Twitter up 8% after beat; users up strong, profitability possible in Q4
Author: 0 Twitter up 8% after beat; users up strong, profitability possible in Q4

Daily users, which are a separate metric tracked by media companies and investors, jumped 14%. Analysts on average had expected a profit of 6 cents per share, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. Monthly average users were 330 million, about in line with estimates, up by four million from the prior quarter. Wall Street expected the company to generate $587 million last quarter.

Author: 0 Tighter security on United States flights comes into force today

All passengers will have to undergo a security interview either at check-in or at the gate. Other carriers insisted their operations remained the same. It said the extra screening would take the form of a questionnaire handed to all passengers. It said the procedure would extend to unauthorized agricultural or veterinary products.

Business Consumer protection in line with New India mission : PM Modi
Author: 0 Consumer protection in line with New India mission : PM Modi

On consumer protection, Narendra Modi said that it is an "inseparable part of governance" and consumer empowerment will be the salient feature of the new consumer protection act. The Prime Minister said, effective grievance redressal systems are vital for a democracy and the government is integrating technology and ensuring stronger grievance redressal mechanisms.

Business Barclays shares sink on poor trading in investment banking arm
Author: 0 Barclays shares sink on poor trading in investment banking arm

Jes Staley, who is under investigation by City regulators over his attempts to unmask a whistleblower , said at a briefing on the third-quarter results on Thursday that his two-year restructuring of the bank was now complete and he could focus on generating returns to shareholders.

Author: 0 BT to cut landline costs for up to one million people

Major landline providers had increased prices between 23 to 47 per cent in recent years, even though underlying wholesale costs of service provision had fallen 27 per cent. It added: "This will come in to effect from April 2018 for all landline-only customers who just take phone services from us and don't have broadband (either with BT or someone else)".

Author: 0 Time to Reconsider NXP Semiconductors NV (NXPI) After Touching 52-Week High?

The legal version of this report can be read at https://weekherald.com/2017/10/24/565945-shares-in-nxp-semiconductors-n-v-nxpi-purchased-by-koch-industries-inc.html. 2,721 shares valued at $499,603 were sold by FANCHER SCOTT W on Tuesday, May 2. Investors sentiment increased to 1.59 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.06, from 0.92 in 2017Q1.

Author: 0 Rcom Wireless Business Shutting Down, Anil Blames Mukesh

It was initially banking on the wireless merger deal and a separate deal to sell a stake in its radio masts infrastructure business to cut its debt load by 60 percent. As part of the plan, RCom said its 4G services will run through an existing deal to share radio spectrum with Reliance Jio, the 4G network owned by Reliance Industries which sparked a price war when it opened for business past year.

Business Arun Jaitley declares Nov 8 as anti black money day
Author: 0 Arun Jaitley declares Nov 8 as anti black money day

I can understand their discomfort..." Asked whether the BJP is concerned about the public sentiment, Jaitley said: "The people are cleverer and have understood (reasons for demonetisation)". Confiscation of the money was never the object to the demonetisation. "In contrast, the Finance Minister said demonetisation was a "very big step" that rendered India a less-cash country, affected a squeeze on the cash economy, digitalised commercial transactions and expanded the tax base".

Business Banks Stocks Surge up to 32% on Government's Recapitalisation Plan
Author: 0 Banks Stocks Surge up to 32% on Government's Recapitalisation Plan

After the stock markets closed, the government announced an aggressive Rs 2.11 lakh crore capital infusion for the NPA hit public sector banks over a period of two years. Further, the global firm has upgraded Bank of Baroda to equal-weight. "This certainly has to be one of the historical days of Indian markets and undoubtedly, PSU Banks (PSBs) were the "Charioteer" of this memorable day".

Business Deutsche Bank to pay $220 mln in US Libor probe
Author: 0 Deutsche Bank to pay $220 mln in US Libor probe

The settlement with Deutsche Bank was agreed to by 45 states in all, but the New Jersey attorney general's office was one of eight to serve in a "leadership group" that spearheaded the investigation into the bank's conduct. As a result of this misconduct, Deutsche Bank employees and management knew or had strong reason to believe that Deutsche Bank's and other panel banks' LIBOR submissions did not reflect their true borrowing rates and that published LIBOR rates did not reflect the actual ...

Author: 0 Daimler Unveils New Vision One Electric Semi Truck

Along with the E-Fuso Vision One, Daimler also has the eCanter on display, a production zero-emission light-duty truck that was recently presented in NY. The company also expects that some major markets, like Europe and Japan, should have the charging infrastructure necessary to satisfy any early-adopters for its new truck when it goes on sale.

Business Officer goes above and beyond for child left alone on birthday
Author: 0 Officer goes above and beyond for child left alone on birthday

Family was eventually located, and the child was taken home. Staff told Robinson that his mother was in jail and she had removed other family members from the emergency contact list, meaning officials had to involve police. Robinson chose to take the child for a meal at McDonald's and for a ride around in a police auto for his birthday. Officer Darryl Robinson told media on Wednesday that he was called to a local elementary school on October 25 after no one picked up a boy.

Business What do Insider Trends Have to Say About Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC)?
Author: 0 What do Insider Trends Have to Say About Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC)?

At the close of regular trading, its last week's stock price volatility was 1.43% which for the month reaches 1.41%. Marathon Oil Corporation (MRO ) added 0.59% to reach $13.71 in the previous trading session. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa holds 0% or 11,959 shares in its portfolio. Marathon Petroleum Corporation has a 52 week low of $40.01 and a 52 week high of $57.74.

Author: 0 Oman oil price rises to $56.21

US crude was down 0.5 percent to $52.22 a barrel. On the worldwide market, Brent crude futures were flat on the day at $58.33 a barrel by 1137 GMT, having closed up 96 cents or 1.7 per cent on Tuesday. But the EIA data also showed big drops in gasoline and diesel supplies, which fell by 5.5 million barrels and 5.2 million barrels, respectively - well ahead of what analysts had been anticipating.

Business Tesla's First Project in Puerto Rico Is a Children's Hospital
Author: 0 Tesla's First Project in Puerto Rico Is a Children's Hospital

Now, Tesla is showing that it's making good on its promise of help, with significant progress being made on one solar generation/storage facility on the island. If these talks come to fruition, it could lead to the privatization of Puerto Rico's power industry. Musk has also donated $250,000 to relief efforts in Puerto Rico .

Author: 0 Bustling Stock in Focus: TRI Pointe Group, Inc. (NYSE:TPH)

The firm owned 420,812 shares of the construction company's stock after buying an additional 19,497 shares during the quarter. TRI Pointe Group announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a stock repurchase program on Wednesday, July 26th that allows the company to buyback $50.00 million in shares.

Author: 0 Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT) Holdings Increased by GW Henssler & Associates Ltd.

The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse on Friday, June 9 with "Hold". The firm has "Hold" rating by Wells Fargo given on Monday, June 26. Barclays Capital upgraded the stock to "Overweight" rating in Friday, September 23 report. Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 6,748,580 shares in the company, valued at approximately $536,309,652.60. Vereit Inc was raised too.

Business Uber rides into credit card market with no-fee card
Author: 0 Uber rides into credit card market with no-fee card

Uber and Barclays wouldn't say how many cardholders they're expecting to sign up. Other perks include 4 percent back on restaurants, takeout, and bars, including UberEats; 3 percent back on airfare and hotels, including Airbnb; 2 percent back on all online purchases, including video and music streaming services like Spotify; and 1 percent back on all other purchases.

Business Sexism in City 'still blocks women's careers', says boss of Virgin Money
Author: 0 Sexism in City 'still blocks women's careers', says boss of Virgin Money

Mrs Gadhia, who had previously noticed a cultural shift following its takeover of NatWest in 2000, added: "I remember a very senior woman being very upset one day telling me that she was expected to sleep with her boss". "It didn't make me feel it was sexist at the time, but there was definitely an alpha-maleness about that, which I have never forgotten". Nicky Morgan, chair of the committee of MPs and a former minister for women and equality, said: "The Treasury Committee heard today that ...

Business Forex - Canadian Dollar Falls on Dovish Bank of Canada
Author: 0 Forex - Canadian Dollar Falls on Dovish Bank of Canada

Canada's economic growth in the second quarter was stronger than expected, and was more broad-based across regions and sectors. Rising protectionism in the U.S.is now "the greatest source of uncertainty" clouding Canada's economic outlook, the bank warns in its latest monetary policy report , also released Wednesday.

Author: 0 Wells Fargo & Company (WFC) Plans Quarterly Dividend of $0.39

Tracking the stock price in relation to moving averages as well as highs and lows for the year might assist with evaluating future stock performance. The stock has moved north 4.19% over the past week of trading. Since May 5, 2017, it had 1 insider buy, and 3 sales for $3.93 million activity. The stock of Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE: WFC ) has "Outperform" rating given on Wednesday, April 5 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods.

Business Credit Suisse Group Downgrades Iwg Plc (IWG) to Neutral
Author: 0 Credit Suisse Group Downgrades Iwg Plc (IWG) to Neutral

Hbk Sorce Advisory Limited Liability Corporation holds 0.05% in Genuine Parts Company (NYSE:GPC) or 3,642 shares. Cubic Asset Mngmt Ltd owns 59,661 shares. FinnCap maintained it with "Hold" rating and GBX 350 target in Wednesday, December 2 report. Barclays PLC reiterated an underweight rating and set a GBX 3,900 ($51.46) price target on shares of NEXT plc in a report on Friday, September 22nd.

Business Carjacking in South Africa at its worst level in a decade
Author: 0 Carjacking in South Africa at its worst level in a decade

The shocking increase of 6.4% in aggravated robbery and 14.5% in carjacking countrywide is indicative of a society that is increasingly becoming unsafe and more violent. A staggering total of 1 738 980 cases of crime was reported nationwide for different offences. Mbalula also said the numbers of crimes detected as a result of police action‚ were not sufficient.

Author: 0 UK GDP shows higher-than-predicted growth in Q3

If the economy is growing, there is a stronger likelihood the Bank of England (BOE) will raise interest rates at its next meeting in December. But it has slipped to the bottom of the pack this year, with worst first-half performance since 2012.

Business Honda Sports EV concept revealed at Tokyo
Author: 0 Honda Sports EV concept revealed at Tokyo

The Sports EV is the big brother to the Urban EV Concept which stole the show at the Frankfurt Motor Show last month. Honda said both cars represent a design philosophy of simplicity. This time around, Honda hasn't been that forthcoming about the specs, interior or possible release date of the Sports EV Concept. Hachigo said Honda made a decision to release it in Japan as a way to reinvigorate domestic sales and excitement for the brand.

Business Democrat urges probe of Puerto Rico power contract to Zinke's Montana neighbor
Author: 0 Democrat urges probe of Puerto Rico power contract to Zinke's Montana neighbor

The Washington Post and the Daily Beast on Tuesday offered more details on the company's backers. Whitefish Holdings only has two employees on its payroll. More than a month later, only 30 percent of customers have power. "The truth is that the Jones Act not only is delaying the support for Puerto Rico but has also been responsible for the high cost of living because of the exorbitant cost of shipping goods to Puerto Rico", she said.

Business IATA predicts 7.8bn passengers by 2036
Author: 0 IATA predicts 7.8bn passengers by 2036

In a statement today, IATA said the Asia-Pacific region faced a hard challenge in coping with growth in demand with the latest 20-year air passenger forecast expecting 7.8 billion to travel in 2036, nearly twice the four billion passengers expected this year.

Business Turnbull deflecting blame for NBN woes
Author: 0 Turnbull deflecting blame for NBN woes

If it is passed into law, the Government's proposed broadband levy legislation will see fixed-line broadband service providers slapped with an additional charge to help cover the operating costs of the NBN fixed wireless and satellite services.

Business Tiger Zinda Hai poster out: Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif look deadly
Author: 0 Tiger Zinda Hai poster out: Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif look deadly

People want to get a glimpse of the film in any way whether it is a behind the scene photos , or posters or trailers. While the first poster poster (below) featured a lone Salman Khan with a gash on his forehead, the signature checkered scarf around his neck, holding what looks like an M4 Carbine gun and looking terribly ticked off.

Business What Are Analysts Suggestions On Texas Instruments Inc. (TXN)
Author: 0 What Are Analysts Suggestions On Texas Instruments Inc. (TXN)

CAPROCK Group Inc. increased its stake in Texas Instruments by 7.2% in the 3rd quarter. The average 1-year price target for ( TXN ) reveals an average price target of $91.14 per share. Macquarie Research upgraded Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ: TXN ) rating on Monday, August 10. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with "Equal-Weight" on Tuesday, July 18.

Business 'Thumri Queen' Girija Devi no more; breathed her last in Kolkata
Author: 0 'Thumri Queen' Girija Devi no more; breathed her last in Kolkata

Eminent classical singer and Padma Vibhushan awardee Girija Devi passed away at the age of 88 in Kolkata this eveing. "She died around 9 pm tonight", quoted BM Birla official. Veteran lyricist Javed Akhtar said: "Girija Devi was not only a great classical singer but a national treasurer". Yet, our doctors tried their level best to stabilize Girija Devi's health parameter.

Business Tesla starts energy storage at hospital to help Puerto Rico
Author: 0 Tesla starts energy storage at hospital to help Puerto Rico

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has been in talks with Puerto Rico's officials regarding a proposed solar power grid to restore the devastated island's electricity. The plan would involve creating several areas where Tesla could install microgrids filled with its Powerpack storage batteries. The additional storage would provide around-the-clock reliability without the need for generators.

Business Global wine production plummets due to 'extreme weather'
Author: 0 Global wine production plummets due to 'extreme weather'

One doubt remains: the estimated wine production is based on USDA forecasts for grape production, relating especially to wine grapes, from August 2017 and does not therefore take into account the potential consequences of the recent fires in California (October 2017).