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Business McDonald's commits to eco-friendly packaging goal
Author: 0 McDonald's commits to eco-friendly packaging goal

The fast food giant also aims to recycle guest packaging in all its restaurants by then, compared with only 10 percent of its restaurants now. The new goals expand upon McDonald's existing goal that by 2020, all of its fiber-based packaging will come from recycled or certified sources where no deforestation occurs.

Business PM to launch commencement of work function for Rajasthan refinery
Author: 0 PM to launch commencement of work function for Rajasthan refinery

Speaking at a function organised to "commence" work on the Rs 43,129 crore Barmer oil refinery project here, Modi said drought and Congress walk hand-in-hand and the state saw end of drought whenever the party was shown the door. Urging the country to work in unison, he said that this is a time for "Sankalp se Siddhi". "It was not acceptable to me that women of India should suffer due to lack of cooking gas facilities", he said.

Business General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) Plunges -3.94% in Early Trade on Tuesday
Author: 0 General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) Plunges -3.94% in Early Trade on Tuesday

The NYSE listed company saw a recent bid of 42.60 and 231322 shares have traded hands in the session. General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) has declined 4.46% since January 16, 2017 and is downtrending. Therefore 55% are positive. General Electric Company had 81 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Cowen & Co maintained the shares of GE in report on Monday, July 17 with "Hold" rating.

Author: 0 Cuomo assembling panel to study pot legalization

Cuomo also is under fire for the troubled mass transit system, but has blamed the state legislature and New York City for lack of funding help. As part of his budget address, Governor Andrew Cuomo says he wants the the Department of Health to look into the impact of legalizing marijuana on NY.

Author: 0 SKY (LON:SKY) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Liberum Capital

It offers business deposit services and products, including commercial checking accounts, lockbox accounts, and cash concentration accounts, as well as other treasury management services, including information services, wire transfer initiation, ACH initiation, account transfer, and service integration; and consumer deposit products, such as checking accounts, savings accounts, money market accounts, and certificates of deposit.

Author: 0 Headache for Britain as Carillion collapses

The British Government warned directors of the firm, which handled hundreds of public contracts, they would be hit with "severe penalties" if found guilty of misconduct in securing some $A7 billion in handouts a year ago. "There are smaller contractors who will be impacted worse". Back then Kiltearn was Carillion's top investor with a 10 percent stake, according disclosures made to the stock market.

Business Lawmakers said to be behind Huawei's continued USA carrier woes
Author: 0 Lawmakers said to be behind Huawei's continued USA carrier woes

President Donald Trump took a harder line on policies initiated by his predecessor Barack Obama on issues ranging from Beijing's role in restraining North Korea to Chinese efforts to acquire U.S. in 2011, should not be given it say the politicians. I realize the importance for national security, and the United States govt. doesn't want China tracking USA citizens, but Huawei phones are now available on basically all major carriers outside of the U.S.

Business BP says Deepwater disaster will cost even more
Author: 0 BP says Deepwater disaster will cost even more

Brian Gilvary , BP's chief financial officer, said: "With the claims facility's work very almost done, we now have better visibility into the remaining liability". BP paid around $63.4 billion by the end of September to cover clean-up costs and legal fees linked to the largest environmental disaster in USA history where 11 rig workers were killed.

Business Premier Foods reports third quarter sales hike
Author: 0 Premier Foods reports third quarter sales hike

This time last year Premier issued a profits warning and reported a 1 per cent fall in third-quarter sales, which was well below a full-year target of 1 to 2 per cent growth, a figure that had been halved just months earlier. Commenting on the trading statement, Gavin Darby, Chief Executive Officer of Premier Foods, said: "We delivered another good quarter of growth, with sales up +4.0% in Q3 and +2.6% in the first three quarters of the year".

Business Citigroup Q4 Adj. Profit Beats Estimates
Author: 0 Citigroup Q4 Adj. Profit Beats Estimates

Citigroup , the fourth-largest USA lender, stands to gain less than peers because it already earns about half of its profits in lower-tax countries overseas. U.S. President Donald Trump signed a $1.5 trillion tax overhaul bill into law December 22, 2017, cutting the corporate tax rate from 35 to 21 percent effective January 1, 2018.

Business Savant Capital LLC Buys 527 Shares of Amazon.com, Inc
Author: 0 Savant Capital LLC Buys 527 Shares of Amazon.com, Inc

The stock increased 1.87% or $23.8396 during the last trading session, reaching $1300.5197. 279.77 million shares or 1.91% less from 285.20 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. The Company's video collaboration services and products include managed videoconferencing, a cloud and on premise service that offer scheduling, call launching, conference monitoring and support, and conference reports; JoinMyVideo, an on-demand video meeting room service that allows users to join from Web browsers, ...

Business Sexual Assault Claims by Male Models Hit Top Fashion Photographers
Author: 0 Sexual Assault Claims by Male Models Hit Top Fashion Photographers

Weber's racy advertisements for Calvin Klein, Abercrombie & Fitch and other companies helped turn him into a star in commercial and fine art photography. Testino, "everyone started making these jokes - they said he was notorious, and 'tighten your belt'". Locke alleged that during a photo shoot on a bed, Testino asked his team to leave the room and then climbed onto the bed on top of him.

Business Indicator Focus on Shares of Great Western Bancorp Inc (GWB)
Author: 0 Indicator Focus on Shares of Great Western Bancorp Inc (GWB)

Catawba Capital Management who had been investing in Eqt Midstream Partners Lp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $6.21 billion market cap company. (NYSE:HD). Tocqueville Asset Management LP invested in 2.84% or 1.51 million shares. Princeton Strategies Grp Ltd Llc, New Jersey-based fund reported 16,271 shares.

Author: 0 JC Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP) Quant Signals & Earnings Performance Check

It has underperformed by 56.70% the S&P500. Mutual of America Capital Management LLC now owns 234,523 shares of the department store operator's stock worth $2,162,000 after buying an additional 4,066 shares during the last quarter. (NYSE: JCP ) is -0.009785. This percentage is calculated by adding the dividend yield plus the percentage of shares repurchased. The companyÂ's Marine Transportation segment provides marine transportation services and towing vessels transporting bulk liquid ...

Business Activist hedge fund Elliott discloses stake in GKN
Author: 0 Activist hedge fund Elliott discloses stake in GKN

Vulcan Value Partners, a Alabama-based asset manager that holds roughly 4% stake in GKN, told FT in an emailed statement that while the transformation and demerger plans unveiled by the company appeared sensible, they were not enough to justify rejecting discussions with Melrose .

Author: 0 South Korea issues update on its potential cryptocurrency trading ban

He said that the government will push forward the implementation of a real-name system for cryptocurrency transactions. Amid mixed messages from the government that had confused investors over the weekend, the Korean public also appeared split on how to approach the cryptocurrency craze.

Business KFC Canada Introduces
Author: 0 KFC Canada Introduces "Finger-Lickin' Good" Bitcoin Buckets

The cryptocurrency-themed bucket sold out in less than an hour after being made available Friday morning. You can already use your bitcoin to purchase a variety of different products online. The company announced their new promotion via Twitter on January 11, reading: "KFC Canada presents The #Bitcoin Bucket". The actual cost for customers would have been $40 because of BitPay's $20 transaction fee.

Business (NYSE:JPM) PT Set at $120.00 by Wells Fargo & Co
Author: 0 (NYSE:JPM) PT Set at $120.00 by Wells Fargo & Co

The stock experienced 1.65% jump, arriving at $112.67 on 01/12/2018. In a transaction dated Jul. 18, 2017, the shares were put up for sale at an average price of $91.29, raking in a sum of $91,290. 23,771 were reported by City. Kcm Inv Advsr Llc reported 6,138 shares stake. Its shares rallied through year-end after the bank reported a better-than-expected third-quarter report in October.

Business OnePlus Online Payment System Reportedly Hacked as Customers Face Credit Card Misuse
Author: 0 OnePlus Online Payment System Reportedly Hacked as Customers Face Credit Card Misuse

If you have already seen fraudulent activity on a credit card that was used through the OnePlus store, you should probably share any details you can with them, possibly through the forum thread below. It also notes: "Our website is HTTPS encrypted, so it's very hard to intercept traffic and inject malicious code", and adds that the " save this card for future transactions " feature only saves a few digits plus along with a token made out of a random string of symbols.

Business CVS Will No Longer Photoshop Its Beauty Ads
Author: 0 CVS Will No Longer Photoshop Its Beauty Ads

Northwest Investment Counselors Llc increased Cvs Health Corp (CVS) stake by 19355% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. The stock increased 0.89% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $16.95. (NASDAQ:PCMI) on Thursday, August 25 to "Neutral" rating. The stock of CVS Health Corporation (NYSE:CVS) has "Hold" rating given on Friday, September 15 by Jefferies.

Author: 0 Kinder Morgan Inc Stock as Institutional Investors Exit

Eleven analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, ten have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. Quintiles Ims Holdings Inc now has $21.87B valuation. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.77 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.13, from 0.9 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 70 investors sold KMI shares while 353 reduced holdings.

Author: 0 Centurylink (CTL) Earns News Impact Score of 0.25

The stock decreased 0.07% or $0.03 during the last trading session, reaching $33.33. Of those insider trades, 4.2 million shares of CenturyLink, Inc. were purchased and 418,641 shares were sold. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have assigned a hold rating, six have assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company.

Author: 0 Sell-Side Upside & Dividend: Crown Castle International Corp. (REIT) (NYSE:CCI)

Crown Castle Intl Corp now has $42.08 billion valuation. After the latest check-in, company stock is -9.92% off of the 50 day high and 0.95% away from the 50 day low price. The rating was downgraded by Citigroup on Monday, July 11 to "Neutral". The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with "Buy" on Friday, August 25. (NYSE:REIT) or 348,408 shares.

Author: 0 NFL Playoff Picture 2018: AFC, NFC Championship Scenarios, Picks After Saturday

Perennial postseason star Danny Amendola shed his restrictor plate and caught 11 passes for 112 yards, while Rob Gronkowski added six receptions for 81 yards and a score against Kevin Byard , who announced during the week the Titans would make Brady look like oft-criticized Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles .

Business Newly-discovered diamond among world's largest ever
Author: 0 Newly-discovered diamond among world's largest ever

A rough diamond from Botswana, believed to be the biggest uncut diamond found in a century, sold for $53 million in September 2017. A massive diamond the size of two golf balls and worth an estimated $40 million has been unearthed in Africa, according to reports.

Business Heavy clashes hit Libya airport
Author: 0 Heavy clashes hit Libya airport

Mitiga was a military base until it was converted for civilian use after the city's worldwide airport was put out of action due to fighting. Libya has been dogged by chaos since 2011, when a bloody uprising led to the ouster and death of longtime leader Muammar Gaddafi after more than four decades in power.

Business It's official, no free 10kg cabin baggage in Ryanair's flights
Author: 0 It's official, no free 10kg cabin baggage in Ryanair's flights

The one cabin bag allowed must not exceed 35x20x20cm in size and "should easily fit under the seat in front of you". Ryanair's new baggage rules have now been rolled out across all their flights. How much is this costing Ryanair? The larger suitcase is now required to go into the hold unless paying for priority boarding. The airline has said it wants to reduce the number of flight delays caused by too many customers arriving at the gate with two carry-on bags.

Business 'All in': Ford pledges to more than double green auto investment
Author: 0 'All in': Ford pledges to more than double green auto investment

The new investment figure is much higher than the previous $4.5 billion the company said they would invest by 2020. The automaker will shell out US$11 billion bringing 40 electrified vehicles to market by 2022, president of global markets Jim Farley said during a presentation at the Detroit auto show .

Business Airbus reports that 2017 was another record year for airliner deliveries
Author: 0 Airbus reports that 2017 was another record year for airliner deliveries

Airbus is three years away from recovering leadership of the commercial aircraft market by outproducing USA rival Boeing, its top planemaker predicted on Monday. Emirates is the only airline with enough capacity to take enough planes to keep the program alive, Airbus sales chief John Leahy said Monday in an online presentation.

Business Disney waves goodbye Sheryl Sandberg and Jack Dorsey over social media clash
Author: 0 Disney waves goodbye Sheryl Sandberg and Jack Dorsey over social media clash

Robert Matschullat, former Seagram Company vice chairman, will also leave Disney's board because the company limits service to 15 years, the company said. Twitter, too, has made more forays into video. Twitter has expanded into live-streamed video content through partnerships with Major League Baseball, BuzzFeed and others.

Author: 0 Steady Activities: Zoetis Inc. (ZTS), Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY)

Telemus Capital Llc who had been investing in Verizon Communications Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $212.50 billion market cap company. Sumitomo Life Insur reported 0.23% in Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY). The company was maintained on Friday, October 13 by Bank of America.

Business SoftBank eyes $18B IPO for its mobile business
Author: 0 SoftBank eyes $18B IPO for its mobile business

The IPO could rival the record JPY2.2 trillion raised by Nippon Telegraph &d Telephone in 1987. It added: "The listing of SoftBank Corp shares is one such option, but no decision has been made to officially proceed with this course". "It is a way of obtaining capital without adding debt or diluting SoftBank's equity interests in the growth companies". The company, which also owns a controlling stake in Sprint, was responding to a report this morning by the Nikkei Asian Review that it ...

Author: 0 Ministers dismissed warnings on failing firm Carillion

Then on 6 November Carillion announced it had won two contracts from Network Rail, the public company reporting to the Department for Transport that owns and operates Britain's tracks, bridges and signalling infrastructure. "I would hope to see that the working capital they need will be there, working with their partners". Shareholders and creditors, not taxpayers, should take the financial "hit" of saving struggling construction giant Carillion from collapse, the Liberal Democrat leader ...

Business Cabinet ministers should speak up like SC judges: Yashwant Sinha
Author: 0 Cabinet ministers should speak up like SC judges: Yashwant Sinha

The party flagged delays in finalization of memorandum of procedure by the Government and selective assignment of cases as mentioned by four SC judges as "deeply perturbing" but chose to keep its first response to the issue restrained. "#DemocracyInDanger", the Congress' official twitter handle said. He said it is necessary for the three wings of democracy to ensure that whatever issues had been raised were corrected.

Business ANC leader vows to fight corruption
Author: 0 ANC leader vows to fight corruption

Ramaphosa said on Saturday that a judicial inquiry into allegations of influence-peddling in Zuma's government was a top priority and that those responsible should be prosecuted. The ANC's former head of intelligence, Zuma, 75, took office in May 2009 just weeks after prosecutors dropped graft charges against him. Ramaphosa said that state capture had undermined the South African economy and state-owned entities were weakened as a result of it.

Author: 0 EasyJet (EZJ) Given a GBX 1660 Price Target by UBS Group Analysts

Peel Hunt maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Tuesday, July 18 report. JP Morgan has "Overweight" rating and GBX 290 target. Numis Securities maintained Lancashire Holdings Limited (LON:LRE) rating on Tuesday, December 1. The insider Aristeguieta Francisco sold 40,000 shares worth $2.70 million. (NASDAQ:AKAM) for 5,643 shares. Investors sentiment increased to 0.99 in Q3 2017.

Author: 0 United Continental (UAL) Raised to "Buy" at Citigroup

This buyback authorization permits the transportation company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. The institutional investor held 81,800 shares of the transportation company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $4.98 million, up from 49,700 at the end of the previous reported quarter.

Author: 0 NXP Semiconductors NV (NASDAQ:NXPI) Shares Sold by Stifel Financial Corp

It has outperformed by 7.97% the S&P500. Waverton Investment Management Ltd increased its stake in Salesforce.Com Inc Com Us$0.001 (CRM) by 6.93% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Quantitative Invest Management Lc invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Air Lease Corporation (NYSE:AL). Benchmark Advsrs accumulated 5,100 shares. (NASDAQ:BLDR).

Author: 0 W&T Offshore, Inc. (NYSE:WTI) Insider John D. Gibbons Sells 29000 Shares

W&T Offshore, Inc . (NYSE: WTI ) has risen 11.39% since January 11, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 10.78% the S&P500. According to the most recent data, W&T Offshore, Inc . Citigroup Inc accumulated 1,966 shares. Schroeder Stephen L also sold $52,721 worth of W&T Offshore, Inc . JPMorgan Chase & Co. owned approximately 2.97% of W&T Offshore worth $14,318,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Author: 0 CES: Med Tech Innovations to Look Out for in 2018

While power within the South Hall was restored minutes later, it took two hours to fully restore power in the Central Hall, with conference organisers confirming on Twitter at 1.09pm that power was slowly being rolled out in the Central Hall.

Author: 0 Pepsico (NASDAQ:PEP) Earning Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Study Finds

Public Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado who had been investing in Pepsico Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $166.93 billion market cap company. (NASDAQ:PEP) earned "Buy" rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Wednesday, October 7. As per Tuesday, April 19, the company rating was maintained by Goldman Sachs.

Author: 0 Western Digital (NASDAQ:WDC) Cut to Market Perform at BMO Capital Markets

Western Digital declared that its Board of Directors has authorized a stock buyback plan on Thursday, November 9th that allows the company to repurchase $2.10 billion in outstanding shares. The stock was sold at an average price of $88.13, for a total transaction of $123,117.61. Lowe's Companies Inc. had 76 analyst reports since August 19, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel.

Author: 0 FL Has $2372000 Position in Amazon.com Inc

Whale Rock Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Amazon Com Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $628.94B market cap company. During the same period past year, the company earned $0.17 earnings per share. American Intl Grp Inc has 0% invested in Dynegy Inc. M&T Bancorporation Corp reported 10,041 shares stake.

Author: 0 How Analysts Rated Freeport-McMoRan Inc

The company maintains price to book ratio of 1.22 vs.an industry average at 1.99. Icahn Carl C who had been investing in Freeport for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $28.82 billion market cap company. Prtn Ltd has invested 0.19% of its portfolio in Stratasys Ltd. (NASDAQ:SSYS). More notable recent Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (NYSE:FCX). Pension Serv accumulated 1.28 million shares.

Business Do You Have MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) In Your Portfolio?
Author: 0 Do You Have MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) In Your Portfolio?

It has outperformed by 2.77% the S&P500. The institutional investor held 103,220 shares of the prepackaged software company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $12.19 million, up from 98,966 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Shares for $121,732 were sold by HERMAN ALEXIS on Tuesday, August 1. The rating was maintained by Telsey Advisory Group on Friday, May 6 with "Outperform".

Author: 0 (NYSE:TSM) Stock Price

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) has risen 26.75% since January 10, 2017 and is uptrending. Cullinan Associates Inc increased its stake in Salesforce.Com Inc (CRM) by 10.93% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Investors seem to be very interested in what happens to the stocks of these two companies but do investors favor one over the other? (NYSE:TJX) or 5,765 shares.

Business Auckland Classic: Juan Martin Del Potro Downs David Ferrer To Reach Final
Author: 0 Auckland Classic: Juan Martin Del Potro Downs David Ferrer To Reach Final

Waiting for Del Potro in the last four will be Spaniard Ferrer, who brushed aside ATP NextGen Finals champion Chung Hyeon of South Korea 6-3 6-2. There were no break points in the first set but the Argentinian managed to break the Russian's first serve in the second set and felt it was an encouraging performance ahead of facing Ferrer.