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Business California becomes largest U.S. state to open marijuana shops amid police caution
Author: 0 California becomes largest U.S. state to open marijuana shops amid police caution

The arrival of the new year in California brings with it broad legalization of marijuana . California passed Proposition 64 in 2016 to legalize the recreational use of weed in California, which took effect on January 1, 2018. San Diego, San Jose and Sacramento are the largest cities in the state where rec stores are expected to be open on New Year's Day. Individuals can grow up to six plants and possess as much as an ounce.

Business China Manufacturing Growth At 4-Month High
Author: 0 China Manufacturing Growth At 4-Month High

Analysts have expected some softening in China's manufacturing activity as a punishing crackdown on air pollution, a cooling property market and higher borrowing costs all start to weigh on the world's second-largest economy . While the official data pointed to a wobble in production, it also showed a pickup in overseas orders which should help support China's exporters in the next few months.

Business Temporary outage at Customs leads to longer lines
Author: 0 Temporary outage at Customs leads to longer lines

Approximately 2,000 passengers are in line at customs at Miami International Airport due to an apparent computer outage impacting systems used by Customs and Border Protection at passport control, CBS News' Kris Van Cleave reports. Although the systems are working again, San Diego travelers may still face a backlog of lines and delays. CBP officers continued to process worldwide travelers using alternative procedures at affected airports.

Author: 0 Demonstrations held in Toronto in support of Iranian protests

Tens of thousands of people have joined the protests against the clerical leadership and the state of the economy since the demonstrations began on Thursday. "Counterrevolution groups and foreign media are continuing their organized efforts to misuse the people's economic and livelihood problems and their legitimate demands to provide an opportunity for unlawful gatherings and possibly chaos", state TV said, according to AP .

Business NY fast-food workers get latest minimum wage increase
Author: 0 NY fast-food workers get latest minimum wage increase

The minimum wage will rise to $11 an hour for workers in Nassau, Suffolk and Westchester counties and $10.40 an hour for employees in the rest of the state. New York City fast-food workers will be paid $15 an hour beginning December 31, 2018. The minimum wage covers fast-food workers at more than 130 chains operating in NY, including Arby's, Burger King, Chick-fil-A, Dairy Queen, Domino's Pizza, KFC, McDonalds, Panera Bread, Pizza Hut, Starbucks, Subway, Taco Bell and Wendy's.

Business Irish priest wins €500000 in EuroMillions quick pick
Author: 0 Irish priest wins €500000 in EuroMillions quick pick

With the victor wishing to remain anonymous, EuroMillions have revealed that he played through the National Lottery's website, becoming one of over 8 million players each week that win on the National Lottery's range of games. On September 25, a €7 Quickpick was bought and subsequently netted a staggering €500,000 in the following night's draw, but unfortunately the "lucky" person failed to come forward and claim their prize in the three months that followed.

Author: 0 Mondelez International Inc Plans Quarterly Dividend of $0.22 (NASDAQ:MDLZ)

Mondelez International, Inc. (MDLZ ) changed 5.01 million shares at hands on December 28, 2017 versus to the average volume of 7.97 million shares. The stock decreased 0.19% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $104.71. Discovery Capital Limited Co Ct has 274,100 shares. Brandywine Global Investment Limited holds 357,561 shares or 0.08% of its portfolio. Oakworth Capital Inc holds 785 shares.

Business Alaska Airlines sued after gran fell down escalator .
Author: 0 Alaska Airlines sued after gran fell down escalator .

Two Huntleigh employees met Bernice on the airplane and eventually put her into an electric wheelchair. The family of the elderly woman paid for a service to look after the woman and ensure that the woman would safely reach her connecting flight, but an inspection video shows that the woman was navigating the airport alone and then gradually falling down an escalator.

Business Iowa State Edges Memphis 21-20 in AutoZone Liberty Bowl
Author: 0 Iowa State Edges Memphis 21-20 in AutoZone Liberty Bowl

The Cyclones made it through an NCAA record 12 games without a fumble during, which tied Northern Illinois' record set in 2004 and would have had sole possession of the record had they avoided one in Saturday's bowl game. Iowa State: Memphis coach Mike Norvell said before the game that Iowa State would be the best defense the Tigers have faced all year. Memphis took over at its own 20 with 3:50 to play and appeared to go three-and-out, but a pass interference call on Iowa State's Brian ...

Business Jack in the Box is Creating the Ultimate Munchie Meal for Stoners
Author: 0 Jack in the Box is Creating the Ultimate Munchie Meal for Stoners

And yes, the deal will cost $4.20, obviously. For a while, the use of marijuana was strictly for patients with medicinal cards but come Monday, marijuana will be available to purchase for recreational use. "Leveraging our Emmy-nominated content production, Merry Jane has created a campaign with Jack in the Box that marries our brands' voices". Find out more info about the Merry Munchie Meal here.

Business Ridesharing tips for New Year's Eve
Author: 0 Ridesharing tips for New Year's Eve

Major Brands, a Missouri-based alcohol distribution company, is partnering with Lyft for the first time to offer a $30 credit to be used from 4 p.m. According to the Los Angeles Times , riders should also be mindful of high fares between 8 p.m.

Business Claire's Recalls Makeup Due to the Reports of Asbestos
Author: 0 Claire's Recalls Makeup Due to the Reports of Asbestos

A popular store has pulled makeup kits off of the shelves after a report that the makeup contained asbestos. Kristi Warner was anxious what made-up her daughter's glitter make-up kit, with the results revealing it contained tremolite asbestos, a substance which can cause malignant mesothelioma .

Author: 0 Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB), Altice USA, Inc. (ATUS)

It has outperformed by 16.60% the S&P500. Amy Minella decreased its stake in 3M Company (MMM) by 15.31% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Ever wonder how investors predict positive share price momentum? Prudential Financial holds 0.1% or 2.17 million shares. Ferguson Wellman Capital Mngmt holds 13,220 shares.

Author: 0 Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC)

About 3.12M shares traded. Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) has experienced an average volume of 3742043.25. It has outperformed by 29.50% the S&P500. ConocoPhillips dropped 1.2 percent and Chevron fell 0.3 percent. 35 funds opened positions while 84 raised stakes. 230.60 million shares or 2.33% more from 225.35 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.

Business No reprieve for New Year's Eve Sunday sales
Author: 0 No reprieve for New Year's Eve Sunday sales

The law also does not apply to towns or counties that do not allow liquor sales at all on Sundays. Vianney Rodrigiez of SweetLifeBake.com visited the Caller-Times newsroom and showed us how to make a hibiscus champgane cocktail and an orange chile champagne cocktail to ring in the New Year! New Mexico Alcohol and Gaming Division Director Mary Kay Root said Trujillo's bill helped clarify sections of the Liquor Control Act that did not always align.

Business Apple Is Now Making CEO Tim Cook Fly Private
Author: 0 Apple Is Now Making CEO Tim Cook Fly Private

Apple chief executive Tim Cook was paid $102m (£76m) this year after collecting a huge share bonus linked to the company's stock market performance. The was in addition to $20 million (£15 million) in stock, $3.1 million (£2.3 million) in performance pay, and $88,000 (£65,000) in other compensation.

Author: 0 JMP Securities Reaffirms "Outperform" Rating for Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN)

About 830,890 shares traded. It has outperformed by 45.78% the S&P500. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and forty-seven have assigned a buy rating to the company. 279.77 million shares or 1.91% less from 285.20 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Janus Henderson Group PLC now owns 1,775,556 shares of the e-commerce giant's stock worth $1,718,711,000 after purchasing an additional 1,620,588 shares in the last quarter.

Business Local attorney offers safe rides on New Year's Eve
Author: 0 Local attorney offers safe rides on New Year's Eve

Users can schedule their rides from any time between 8:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. The free rides this year are sponsored by MillerCoors. As part of the "Free Designated Driver" initiative the firm offers to pay for UBER rides home on dates known to have high incidents of drunk driving accidents such as New Years and Christmas.

Author: 0 Chevron Corp New (CVX) Shares Declined While Vanguard Group INC Boosted Stake

About 584,345 shares traded. Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX ) has risen 6.68% since December 28, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 10.02% the S&P500. It also increased its holding in Intercept Pharmaceuticals In (NASDAQ:ICPT) by 18,895 shares in the quarter, for a total of 71,090 shares, and has risen its stake in Calamos Conv Opp And Inc Fd (CHI).

Author: 0 Ngam Advisors LP Increases Position in Schlumberger LTD (SLB)

About 2.72M shares traded. Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) has declined 3.30% since December 29, 2016 and is downtrending. Longer Investments Inc increased its stake in Cisco Systems Inc. $3.30 million worth of Pfizer Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) or 65,000 shares. There were 94 sold out positions, amounting to 8.35 million shares. $578,740 worth of Cisco Systems, Inc.

Author: 0 $1.73 EPS Expected for Caterpillar Inc. (CAT)

To cut down amount of noise on price chart, shares of firm has 20 days moving average price of 7.59% from last close price of 157.93 and act as support or resistance of price limit. (NYSE: CAT ), 11 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 14 Hold. Therefore 31% are positive. Levin Capital Strategies Lp increased Caterpillar Inc Del ( CAT ) stake by 3.72% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing.

Author: 0 Ripple briefly passes Ethereum for second largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization

There's no clear reason behind Ripple's most recent price surge. The majority of cryptocurrencies suffered a bloodbath this week, although, Ripple was an exception. However, Ripple has managed to remain strong and show a positive growth in these times. It is up 30,000 percent in 2017. The digital asset specifically designed for financial institutions such as banks to perform quick and affordable global transfers.

Business Oil prices up as balance approaches
Author: 0 Oil prices up as balance approaches

Crude-oil prices on Thursday finished with modest gains in an up-and-down session, as market participants grew optimistic about inventory reports that point to a steady decline in US crude stocks. Production disruptions in Libya and Nigeria and a possible renewal of US sanctions on Iran are also likely to support prices in 2018, analysts said.

Business How major United States stock indexes fared on Thursday
Author: 0 How major United States stock indexes fared on Thursday

The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq Composite were also firmer, even as trading volumes for all three benchmarks remained significantly below the norm amid holiday thinned activity. In Australia, the S&P/ASX 200 traded lower, down 0.22 percent. The biggest gainer, consumer staples, was up 0.3% on the day. Philip Morris International rose $1.16, or 1.1 percent, to $105.97.

Author: 0 Brightworth Acquires Shares of 6619 Starbucks Co. (SBUX)

It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Cleararc Inc holds 0.3% of its portfolio in Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ: SBUX ) for 37,087 shares. Swiss Bank & Trust owns 114,900 shares. Therefore 75% are positive. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.56 EPS. analysts forecast that Starbucks Co. will post 2.31 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Business Airbus, Indigo Partners finalize deal for 430 A320neo planes
Author: 0 Airbus, Indigo Partners finalize deal for 430 A320neo planes

Mike Poon, chief executive, CALC, said: "We are proud to augment our fleet by adding 50 in-demand A320neo jetliners that have outstanding fuel efficiency, reliability and passenger comfort". The deal is Airbus' largest ever single order and provides aircraft for Wizz Air, Frontier Airlines, Jetsmart and Mexico's Volaris. "AerCap is one of the most highly regarded lessors and an additional 50 A320neo Family aircraft to an existing portfolio of 220 is a fabulous endorsement of the world's ...

Author: 0 Colony NorthStar, Inc. (NYSE:CLNS) - Hot Stock under Review

The stock increased 0.33% or $0.13 during the last trading session, reaching $39.08. The average volume for Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (NYSE: TSM ) has been 4.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. On Tuesday, October 4 the stock rating was upgraded by Susquehanna to "Neutral". The stock of Parker-Hannifin Corporation (NYSE:PH) earned "Hold" rating by Robert W.

Business Roger Federer Breaks Instagram With a Quokka Selfie
Author: 0 Roger Federer Breaks Instagram With a Quokka Selfie

He will make his return at the ongoing Mubadala World Tennis Championships in Abu Dhabi when he takes on Roberto Bautista Agut on Friday (29 December). Federer took some time out to play tennis on the beach with some fans. "It's hard to imagine that I'll play as good as I did previous year". "I think that's something we've really worked on in the off-season is to play aggressive, take control of the point on my serve".

Author: 0 Analysts See $0.84 EPS for Southwest Airlines Co. (LUV)

Portolan Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Carbonite Inc. for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $694.49 million market cap company. (NYSE:LUV) has "Overweight" rating given on Thursday, October 27 by JP Morgan. (LUV), we can see that the 40-day commodity channel index signal is presently Buy while the 50-day Parabolic SAR generates a Buy signal.

Author: 0 How Does The Coca-Cola Company (KO) Stack Up Right Now?

Hl Svcs holds 44,108 shares. Mcdonalds Corp now has $137.95 billion valuation. The stock price mounted 51.41% in three months and raised 62.72% for the last six months trading period. Susquehanna Bancshares set a $45.00 price objective on The Coca-Cola and gave the stock a "hold" rating in a research report on Wednesday, December 20th.

Author: 0 Is the Stock Safe to Invest?: MGIC Investment Corporation (NYSE: MTG)

Shares are clocking price at $14.38 with change of -1.10%. It has outperformed by 43.42% the S&P500. The hedge fund run by Ron Bobman held 2.05M shares of the property-casualty insurers company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $25.74 million, down from 2.42M at the end of the previous reported quarter.

Author: 0 Analysts See $0.48 EPS for Comcast Corporation (CMCSA)

The regular session started at $9.1 but as the trading went on, the stock escalated, ending the session with a gain of 3.98%. The average revenue per share growth rate of Comcast Corporation during the past 12 months was 8.5 percent. Pivotal Research maintained Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ: CMCSA ) rating on Monday, June 26. Telsey Advisory Group maintained the stock with "Outperform" rating in Tuesday, January 24 report.

Business Christmas treasure found in Army kettle
Author: 0 Christmas treasure found in Army kettle

Donations can also be mailed to the Salvation Army of Douglas County at 946 New Hampshire St., Lawrence KS 66044. For the fourth year in a row, the Petersburg Rotary Club rang in the top prize with contributions totaling $5,060.35. "We are grateful that our community trust us to do the most good with their donations", Cardenas said. "At the present time, we do not plan to make any major budgetary adjustments as a result of the new tax bill", Major Ted Morris of the Salvation Army of Orlando ...

Business Softbank buys large stake in Uber
Author: 0 Softbank buys large stake in Uber

Earlier reports have indicated that Dragoneer Investment Group and existing Uber backer General Atlantic may be among the interested parties. Uber closed a multibillion dollar deal led by Japanese conglomerate SoftBank on Thursday, allowing some of the company's largest shareholders to divest.

Business Forties pipeline back to normal 'at new year' after crack repaired
Author: 0 Forties pipeline back to normal 'at new year' after crack repaired

The Catcher Area project also demonstrates Premier's continuing commitment to invest in the United Kingdom", said Chief Executive Tony Durrant. Forties Pipeline System (FPS) operator Ineos says all restrictions on flow through the pipeline have now been lifted following mechanical completion of a fix to the onshore section of the major North Sea export trunkline.

Author: 0 HSBC Begins Covering Ensco Plc (NYSE:ESV) Stock. "Shares to Hit $7.3"

Northern Tier Energy LP Common (NTI) has 0.00% since December 26, 2016 and is. It has underperformed by 3.05% the S&P500. Contrarius Investment Management Ltd increased Ensco Plc ( ESV ) stake by 9.59% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Hartford Mgmt reported 39,000 shares. If you are accessing this piece of content on another site, it was illegally stolen and reposted in violation of United States & global trademark & copyright legislation.

Business Keep Watch on: Barrick Gold Corporation (ABX) ,BioPharmX Corporation (BPMX)
Author: 0 Keep Watch on: Barrick Gold Corporation (ABX) ,BioPharmX Corporation (BPMX)

Barrick Gold Corp (Call) now has $17.12B valuation. The stock increased 0.28% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $14.47. The company's outstanding shares are 366.08 Million. Some traders, in an attempt to avoid false signals from the RSI, use more extreme RSI values as buy or sell signals, such as RSI readings above 80 to indicate overbought conditions and RSI readings below 20 to indicate oversold conditions.

Author: 0 Explore Volatility Factor for Clear Picture: Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (COG)

Sanders Capital Llc who had been investing in Cabot Oil & Gas Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $13.01B market cap company. The stock increased 1.30% or $0.365 during the last trading session, reaching $28.495. (NYSE:EPD) scores higher than Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE:COG) on 7 of the 13 measures compared between the two companies. Jefferies maintained the stock with "Hold" rating in Wednesday, July 19 report.

Author: 0 Traders Buy Alibaba Group (BABA) on Weakness

It has outperformed by 72.29% the S&P500. Highlander Capital Management LLC boosted its stake in Alibaba Group by 478.0% in the 3rd quarter. Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) has the Market Capitalization of 438.93 Billion. Needham maintained the shares of BABA in report on Thursday, September 28 with "Buy" rating. Goldman Sachs downgraded Teradyne, Inc. The company was maintained on Wednesday, August 23 by M Partners.

Author: 0 Segall Bryant & Hamill LLC Buys 3260 Shares of Texas Instruments Incorporated (TXN)

The stock decreased 0.03% or $0.03 during the last trading session, reaching $97.38. The Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE:SCHW) has risen 32.11% since December 28, 2016 and is uptrending. Therefore 46% are positive. The firm has "Buy" rating by Janney Capital given on Friday, January 8. The stock of Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ: TXN ) has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, October 25 by Bank of America.

Business Reliance Jio Acquires RCom's Spectrum And Other Assets
Author: 0 Reliance Jio Acquires RCom's Spectrum And Other Assets

The revival plan, which also has the backing of the Chinese lender that had dragged it to the National Company Law Tribunal over the issue of default on United States dollars 1.8 billion loan, involves sale of RCom's residual spectrum, towers and realty assets , including the 125-acre DAKC - the operational headquarters of the group - and also a possible minority stake sale to a strategic investor.

Author: 0 Planet's Wealthiest People Got $1 Trillion Richer in 2017

He now has assets worth $99.6 billion, surpassing Gates by $8.3 billion. The price of housing has topped $300 million, the cost of divorce has hit $1 billion and a rediscovered painting by Leonardo da Vinci sold for $450.3 million at a Christie's auction in November, the most expensive work sold to date.

Author: 0 Obama Tells Prince Harry 'Free Speech' Is the Best Social Media Policy

Prince Harry , who was in the Army for 10 years, said he wanted to include an item about the armed forces because "there's a huge role that they play and we must make sure it's not sympathy but it's respect we show". And funnily enough, between Prince William and Prince Harry , he admitted, it's "William right now". "For us to be able to come out of that intact - our marriage strong, we are still each other's best friends , our daughters turning to awesome young women - there was a sense ...

Business Tim Cook gets a pay raise amid better iPhone profits
Author: 0 Tim Cook gets a pay raise amid better iPhone profits

Tim Cook received a total of $12.8 million, an increase of 46 percent from previous year when earnings fell, according to a regulatory filing on Wednesday. Similarly, Apple paid $224,216 in "incremental" private security costs for Cook, says the statement, including hiring personnel specifically for his benefit.

Author: 0 Credit Suisse Group Reiterates "Hold" Rating for Capital One Financial (NYSE:COF)

Thomas White International Ltd who had been investing in Netease Inc Adr for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $47.47 billion market cap company. Savant Capital LLC now owns 3,213 shares of the financial services provider's stock valued at $265,000 after buying an additional 28 shares during the period.

Business Buhari's Son flown overseas for treatment of Head Injuries
Author: 0 Buhari's Son flown overseas for treatment of Head Injuries

The president's son was riding a bike around the Gwarimpa Area of Abuja when the accident occurred. Armed security men are said to be preventing other patients from entering the hospital. Shehu said: "He has undergone surgery at a clinic in Abuja". Yusuf suffered head injuries in a power bike accident on Tuesday. He is in a stable condition.

Business Authorities: Grandfather died attempting rescue in house fire
Author: 0 Authorities: Grandfather died attempting rescue in house fire

The names and ages of the victims are not being released at this time. A third boy, 8-year-old Jonathan Gillitzer, was found outside with non-life threatening injuries. Firefighters from five departments battled the blaze in temperatures around 20 below zero and wind chills as low as 35 below. Just last week, going into the Christmas holiday, the state fire marshal's office warned about a 30 percent increase in fire deaths this year compared with 2016.