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Business This airline is weighing passengers before they board flights
Author: 0 This airline is weighing passengers before they board flights

Finland's flag carrier has taken the unusual step of inviting passengers to get on the weighing scales while checking-in with their carry-on luggage. As of November 1, officials have only managed to get 180 volunteers, which leaves them short 1,820 passengers from their total goal of 2,000. Several airlines have set in place regulations for passengers of size.

Business Broadcast infrastructure group abandons float plans
Author: 0 Broadcast infrastructure group abandons float plans

At the time it said it aimed to raise an estimated £1.5 billion (€1.7 billion) through the IPO, which could have made it one of the year's biggest London stock market debuts. "Fund managers don't like it when they've done all the work and that happens", he said. French fashion group SMCP shares have barely risen above their initial stock market flotation price of €21 (£19; $24) each.

Business Starbucks Corporation (SBUX) Releases Quarterly Earnings Results, Hits Estimates
Author: 0 Starbucks Corporation (SBUX) Releases Quarterly Earnings Results, Hits Estimates

The hedge fund held 1.26 million shares of the telecommunications equipment company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $20.92 million, down from 1.40M at the end of the previous reported quarter. The insider BURROWS CLIFFORD sold $6.83 million. Six equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, twenty-four have issued a buy rating and two have given a strong buy rating to the company.

Business Amazon to end Fresh grocery delivery service in some areas
Author: 0 Amazon to end Fresh grocery delivery service in some areas

It's unclear which specific areas inside of those states are losing service (for example, seven regions in California have it), but a company rep told Recode that shoppers in big cities like NY, L.A., Chicago, and Philly have nothing to worry about right now.

Business BMW Issues Recalls for Fire Risk, Recommends Parking Outside
Author: 0 BMW Issues Recalls for Fire Risk, Recommends Parking Outside

The recall will officially be in effect on December 18th, 2017 and BMW dealers will fix impacted vehicles for free. All have 6-Cylinder engines. The second recall covers 740,000 USA 2007-2011 vehicles with a valve heater that could rust and lead to a fire in rare cases.

Business SBI interest rates on Fixed Deposits reduced, Details On new FD rates
Author: 0 SBI interest rates on Fixed Deposits reduced, Details On new FD rates

The new rate wilt be effective from November 6. Now, the lending rate for the auto loans stands reduced to 9.2 percent from 9.25 percent that was before. ICICI Bank has a MCLR rate of 8.20 per cent for one year which was last reduced in January 2017. Also, according to the new loan policies by SBI, the interest rate for the women loan borrowers is set at 9.15 percent due to the lower spread in MCLR applicable to them.

Author: 0 Valero Energy Corp (NYSE:VLO) Quarterly Sentiment Change Report

Over the past week, shares are -2.35%. It has outperformed by 1.55% the S&P500. The stock presently has an average rating of "Hold" and an average price target of $77.19. Fulton National Bank & Trust Na holds 0.62% or 51,861 shares. Nordea Investment Management stated it has 2.32 million shares or 0.39% of all its holdings.

Business Will Amazon soon permit cryptocurrency payments?
Author: 0 Will Amazon soon permit cryptocurrency payments?

Amazon already has a cryptocurrency domain that it doesn't use. Amazon registered the domain names amazonethereum.com, amazoncryptocurrency.com, and amazoncryptocurrencies.com on October 31, according to trade publication DomainNameWire .

Business Tunisia best in Arab world for gender equality
Author: 0 Tunisia best in Arab world for gender equality

Women are measured as having 68% of the chances and outcomes that men have. The group predicts that it would a century to close all areas of equality it monitors globally, well up from the 83 years predicted in 2016. In other words, almost every living women will be dead by the time gender equality has been realized. Behind Iceland are Norway, Finland and Rwanda, with the United States dropping four places, ranking at 49.

Business Economy Generates Only 261000 Jobs In October
Author: 0 Economy Generates Only 261000 Jobs In October

It's not the headline number the market was expecting - some had pegged Friday's figure at 400,000 - but it nonetheless shows steady growth; an average gain of 139,000 jobs in the last two months. The economy grew at a 3.0 percent annualized rate in the third quarter. The unemployment rate fell to near a 17-year low of 4.1 percent because people left the labor force.

Business Mobile US, Sprint Working To Salvage Merger
Author: 0 Mobile US, Sprint Working To Salvage Merger

It was speculated that Softbank would seek to end negotiations earlier this week, but, according to The Wall Street Journal, T-Mobile has a new offer on the table that Sprint is considering. Key to the discussions are Sprint's valuation and how much influence Mr. Son will have over the direction of the combined company. Representatives for Deutsche Telekom, SoftBank and T-Mobile didn't immediately respond to requests for comment.

Author: 0 How to get free Subway in Gladstone tomorrow

As well as giving away free meals, Subway will also donate the cost of every free meal to Foodbank, who will then deliver a Foodbank meal to those around the country seeking hunger relief. "Last year, we nearly doubled our donation target and this year we're looking to do it again, donating the (monetary) equivalent of one million meals to Canadians in need".

Author: 0 How UK bank aided the Guptas

While Hain did not mention the name the bank in the Lords, he did mention the name of the bank, as HSBC , in a letter to the Philip Hammond. Mr Hain also demanded an investigation into global bank HSBC for its potential complicity in money laundering by the network linked to Mr Zuma and the three Indian-born brothers from the Gupta family, according to media reports.

Business NYC truck attack suspect believed to have NJ connections
Author: 0 NYC truck attack suspect believed to have NJ connections

Saipov previously lived in OH and Florida . Law enforcement cordoned off an apartment building in Paterson Wednesday morning. He also reportedly yelled "Allahu Akbar!" which is Arabic for "God is great". No one was home Tuesday evening when an NJAM reporter arrived. A bomb squad and helicopters circling overhead were also at the scene in Passaic. The van was parked near the Home Depot's rental trucks.

Business Dead in NYC Truck Terror Rampage: 'This Was An Act of Terror'
Author: 0 Dead in NYC Truck Terror Rampage: 'This Was An Act of Terror'

CNN added that the shots that were fired came from police after the truck drove down the bike path for almost a mile. The incident took place near the West Side Highway and Chambers Street, blocks away from the World Trade Center. White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders says the president and NY native has been briefed by White House chief of staff John Kelly and "will be continually updated as more details are known".

Business Starbucks to sell Tazo tea brand to Unilever for $384 million
Author: 0 Starbucks to sell Tazo tea brand to Unilever for $384 million

It is sold primarily in grocery, mass and convenience channels, available in packaged teas, K-Cup pods, and bottled ready-to-drink teas. The deal for Tazo comes months after Starbucks said it would close all 379 of its Teavana locations and would focus on selling Teavana inside its coffee shops, rather than at stand-alone retail locations.

Author: 0 $1.26 EPS Expected for American Electric Power Company Inc (AEP)

Checking on current RSI levels on shares of Portland General Electric Company (POR), the 14-day RSI is now standing at 61.44, the 7-day is at 67.55, and the 3-day is resting at 69.26. Plante Moran Financial Advsr Ltd holds 47,723 shares or 0.81% of its portfolio. Nadler Fincl Gru Inc invested 0.36% of its portfolio in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE).

Business Sam Smith has planned his wedding day
Author: 0 Sam Smith has planned his wedding day

The TV host is joined by Sam Smith and their rendition of Lay Me Down at 2:24 will give you goosebumps. Smith got a surprise of his life when the band he fans over joined the carpool - Fifth Harmony . "I want a funeral for my single self before my wedding", he said. I think it's my wedding song. Clearly, if the group ever wanted a fifth member again, Sam Karamel would be the first to sign up - because she had a BLAST as the carpool gang all sang Work From Home .

Author: 0 Analysts Recommendations Wells Fargo & Company

Jackson Grant Investment Advisers Inc. now owns 4,928 shares of the financial services provider's stock valued at $274,000 after acquiring an additional 24 shares during the last quarter. Cowen & Co maintained Micron Technology, Inc. "Stock Has Great Tech But Questionable Capital Allocation" published on November 01, 2017, Seekingalpha.com published: "Micron Buy Supported By Microeconomic Analysis And Game Theory" on October 23, 2017.

Business Mortgage applications fall with uptick in rates
Author: 0 Mortgage applications fall with uptick in rates

The average contract interest rate for 30-year fixed-rate mortgages with conforming loan balances ($424,100 or less) increased to its highest level since July 2017, 4.22 percent, from 4.18 percent, with points increasing to 0.43 from 0.42 (including the origination fee) for 80 percent loan-to-value ratio (LTV) loans.

Author: 0 Shell profits rise more than expected as prices rise

Royal Dutch Shell Plc has a 12 month low of GBX 1,261.03 and a 12 month high of GBX 2,251.50. A buy signal occurs when the CMF value crosses from below the 0 line to above the 0 line. Using the ADX with the Plus Directional Indicator (+DI) and Minus Directional Indicator (-DI) may help determine the direction of the trend as well as the overall momentum.

Author: 0 Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) Undervalued by 3.1%

About 19.74 million shares traded or 14.37% up from the average. The Earnings to Price yield of Cisco Systems, Inc . It has underperformed by 3.50% the S&P500. Natixis invested in 0.81% or 2.26M shares. The Price to Book ratio for Cisco Systems, Inc . The increased OM of (NASDAQ: CSCO ) measures the company's improved pricing strategy and the proportion of its revenue which is left after paying its variable costs of production, e.g.

Business BOE raises rates but it's a one-off - GBP/USD crashes
Author: 0 BOE raises rates but it's a one-off - GBP/USD crashes

A combination of trader expectations being met, leading to profit-taking, and suspicions that further interest rate rises will be slow in coming, initiated the fall. At 09:30 GMT, the UK Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply and Markit Economics will release UK PMI Construction for October. Alexis Gray, economist, Investment Strategy Group at ETF giant Vanguard , said: "We expect that interest rate hikes will be very gradual, and the Bank of England will stand ready to reverse the ...

Business Dow Jones Closes Higher as Fed Leaves Rate Unchanged
Author: 0 Dow Jones Closes Higher as Fed Leaves Rate Unchanged

After the closing bell in the United States, earnings are expected from Facebook , which was up 1.44 percent as the biggest boost to the S&P 500. "We still think the Fed is going to hike twice next year", Kotecha told CNBC. "While earnings are good, inflation and bond yields are relatively low, why would you take your money out of stocks? " said Michael Hewson, chief market analyst at CMC Markets.

Business Blue Apron: Earnings Miss Is One More Sign of Trouble
Author: 0 Blue Apron: Earnings Miss Is One More Sign of Trouble

Blue Apron's split of online traffic in the US market has dropped to 56 percent while HelloFresh has steadily risen to where it had 44 percent in September, SimilarWeb data showed. Average revenue per customer rose to $245 in the third quarter from $227 past year. In the last release, Blue Apron warned that a shift in its fulfillment operations was complicating the business, and this news caused shares to plummet.

Author: 0 Edwards Lifesciences Corporatio (EW) - Deutsche Bank Maintains Rating And Lowers Price Target

Checking in on some valuation rankings, Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corporation (NasdaqGS:IART) has a Value Composite score of 63. IART has been the subject of several other research reports. In other news, VP Donald E. Bobo, Jr. sold 5,300 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, August 29th. A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the business.

Author: 0 Airline to buy 31 C-Series Bombardier planes

Based on the list price, a firm order would be valued at approximately $2.4bn (£1.81m), rising to almost $4.8bn should all 30 options be exercised. Alain Bellemare, Bombardier's chief executive, said: "This significant new order confirms the increasing confidence customers have in the C Series".

Author: 0 Barry Investment Advisors LLC Cuts Stake in Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (TEVA)

Penn National Gaming, Inc.is an owner and manager of gaming and racing facilities, and video gaming terminal activities with a focus on slot machine entertainment. Penn National Gaming, Inc (PENN) has risen 33.06% since November 2, 2016 and is uptrending. Gabelli Funds Llc, which manages about $25.90B and $16.83B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Bristol Myers Squibb Co (NYSE:BMY) by 11,000 shares to 850,887 shares, valued at $47.41 million in 2017Q2, according to the filing.

Author: 0 Singapore Airlines unveils its plush hotel rooms in the sky

The introduction of the new cabin products - in Suites , Business Class, Premium Economy Class and Economy Class - follows four years of development involving extensive customer feedback, the airline said. Passengers traveling together in business class can put divider between seats which will serve a fully-reclining double bed. A mattress topper is supplied, as well as a duvet for sleeping.

Business Whole Foods will hire 6000 people Thursday
Author: 0 Whole Foods will hire 6000 people Thursday

Full, part-time, seasonal and permanent positions are being offered to interested applicants at all of their US locations. The store is hiring cashiers, culinary experts and prepared food specialists. The online retail giant says it will incorporate Amazon Prime as the rewards program at the grocery store and some Whole Foods products will show up on Amazon's site.

Author: 0 Justice Department Considering Lawsuit To Block AT&T, Time Warner Merger

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently made changes to their positions in the stock. BlackRock Inc. lifted its holdings in Time Warner by 4.0% during the 2nd quarter. This represents a $1.61 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.02%. Time Warner's dividend payout ratio is now 30.73%. Time Warner has a one year low of $55.53 and a one year high of $81.33.

Business Facebook Q3 revenue up 47% to $10.33 billion
Author: 0 Facebook Q3 revenue up 47% to $10.33 billion

Mobile advertising revenue - Mobile advertising revenue represented approximately 88% of advertising revenue for the third quarter of 2017, up from approximately 84% of advertising revenue in the third quarter of 2016. In its earnings release shared with investors, Facebook said the changes were due to "a new methodology for duplicate accounts that included improvements to the data signals we rely on".

Business Wilmington PLC (WIL) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Peel Hunt
Author: 0 Wilmington PLC (WIL) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Peel Hunt

Goldman Sachs maintained it with "Neutral" rating and GBX 1500 target in Friday, October 9 report. Maxim Group maintained Syneron Medical Ltd. (NASDAQ:ELOS) rating on Wednesday, November 11. The rating was maintained by JP Morgan on Friday, January 8 with "Overweight". Peel Hunt maintained the stock with "Hold" rating in Thursday, September 8 report.

Business Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY)
Author: 0 Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY)

According to the Recommendation Trends of the stock polled by Finviz , the company has a consensus recommendation of 2.5 out of the scale from 1 to 5, where 1 stands for Buy and 5 means Sell. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Friday, September 2 by Deutsche Bank. Nomura reported 94,671 shares. Sure, the percentage is discouraging but more headwinds are coming as looking out over a next 5-year period, analysts expect the company to see its earnings go down by 0%, annually.

Business 3D Systems Corporation (NYSE:DDD) Drops in Trading Today
Author: 0 3D Systems Corporation (NYSE:DDD) Drops in Trading Today

Finally, BidaskClub lowered shares of 3D Systems Corporation from a "sell" rating to a "strong sell" rating in a report on Monday, July 31st. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of 3D Systems Corporation from a "strong sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Wednesday, October 4th.

Author: 0 Do You Own Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) Shares?

The consensus rating is 3.1, suggesting the market has given up on the stock. In other Chesapeake Energy Corporation news, Director R Brad Martin acquired 25,000 shares of the company's stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, August 11th.

Business Largest gas tax in state history goes into effect
Author: 0 Largest gas tax in state history goes into effect

Today, California's gas tax goes into effect, bumping up 12 cents per gallon to reach 30 cents per gallon, the Press-Enterprise reports. But that's not all. "In fact, Brown's new gas tax legislation actually has specific language that will reduce lane capacity and increase traffic". In addition to the increased gas tax, California will introduce a Transportation Improvement Fee, starting next year.

Business Brexit threatens 10K finance jobs: Bank of England
Author: 0 Brexit threatens 10K finance jobs: Bank of England

Royal Dutch Shell ( RDSa.L ) added 0.4 percent, remaining close to its highest level since September 2014. "Our forecast is conditioned on a market curve which has two additional rate increases over the forecast horizon, and we in fact need those two additional rate increases in order to get that return of inflation to target".

Author: 0 Beer And Bud: Inside Corona's $191 Million Investment In Marijuana

In recent action, Constellation Brands, Inc . The latest exchange of 1.99 Million shares is above its average trading activity of 1.79 Million shares. The company reported $2.47 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $2.17 by $0.30. Average Revenue Estimate of the company for the current Fiscal Quarter is $1.59 Billion, according to consensus of 13 analysts.

Business Bitcoin surges past US$7000 to extend record rally this year
Author: 0 Bitcoin surges past US$7000 to extend record rally this year

This has had the effect of clung a surge in the price of bitcoin. The sudden climb is a reaction to the recent announcement by the USA -based derivatives marketplace operator CME Group. Dr. Timo Schlaefer, CEO of Crypto Facilities, said they were excited to work with CME Group on this product, adding he sees the BRR used as the settlement mechanism of this important product.

Business Tesla's rise and fall: losses up, shares down
Author: 0 Tesla's rise and fall: losses up, shares down

Tesla's shares dropped about 5 percent to $305.31 in after-hours trading Wednesday. Analysts polled by FactSet forecast a loss of $2.85 per share. The Chinese government imposes a 25 percent tariff on imported cars, a percentage that Tesla is trying to avoid, and to reducing production costs by manufacturing its cars in China, as well.

Author: 0 Japan drops to 114th in gender equality rankings by World Economic Forum

The ranking, in fact, is the lowest since the WEF first started measuring the gender gap, in 2006. India slipped 21 places on the World Economic Forum's Global Gender Gap index to a lowly 108, behind neighbours China and Bangladesh, primarily due to less participation of women in the economy and low wages.

Author: 0 National Australia Bank reports record profit and job cuts

Thorburn said "throughout this process we will treat our people with care and respect and equip them for the future". The 6,000 workers represent 18% of the bank's 33,400 workforce. Healy will swap roles with Angela Mentis who will take over at the Bank of New Zealand. At the same time, the major bank announced that has lifted its full-year profit by 2.5% to $6.642bn.

Business The Grand Tour season 2 release date revealed in new trailer
Author: 0 The Grand Tour season 2 release date revealed in new trailer

Amazon released the season 2 premiere date for December 8 and released a new trailer for the upcoming season on Wednesday. Ahead of the new series customers can rewatch all of series one anytime on Prime Video. The new season, which will be released in weekly installments, will see the pair and James May travel across five continents with filming in Mozambique, Dubai, Spain, Colorado and NY.