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Business Analysts See $1.52 EPS for Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (DLR)
Author: 0 Analysts See $1.52 EPS for Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (DLR)

Ameritas Investment Partners Inc. now owns 57,947 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock worth $1,744,000 after purchasing an additional 613 shares during the last quarter. MedEquities Realty Trust, Inc. Tower Rech Capital Lc (Trc) holds 340 shares. (NYSE:DLR). Citadel Advisors Ltd Company stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in Digital Realty Trust, Inc.

Business AAA: Americans more willing to trust self-driving cars
Author: 0 AAA: Americans more willing to trust self-driving cars

About 46 percent of survey respondents, for example, said they would feel less safe on the road if they had to share it with a self-driving vehicle. . AAA's survey also offered insights as to why some motorists are reluctant to purchase advanced vehicle technology. This year, the number was down to 68 percent.

Business Oil Price Surge Above $70 As Dollar Continues To Fall
Author: 0 Oil Price Surge Above $70 As Dollar Continues To Fall

US crude climbed to $66.44, also the highest since early December 2014, before dipping to $66.35, up 74 cents. "The continuous fall in U.S. oil inventories and the prolonged weakness in the United States dollar have done the trick", said Tamas Varga of broker PVM, referring to oil hitting a new high.

Business Meryl Streep to Star in 'Big Little Lies' Season 2 for HBO
Author: 0 Meryl Streep to Star in 'Big Little Lies' Season 2 for HBO

Meryl Streep will join the cast of " Big Little Lies " season two, USA cable network HBO announced Wednesday, generating another boost for a hit drama already basking in awards glory. Relationships will fray, loyalties will erode...the potential for emotional and bodily injury shall loom. In 1978 she won an Emmy for her role in " Holocaust , and in 2004 she took home the best actress trophy for " Angels in America ".

Business December New Home Sales Hit the Brakes
Author: 0 December New Home Sales Hit the Brakes

The average sales price was $398,900. At the current sales pace, there was a 5.7-month supply of new homes on the market at the end of December. An estimated 608,000 new homes were sold across the country in 2017, the highest number since 2007, when 774,000 newly built homes were sold, the agency reported.

Business Nasdaq Composite reached a new record high
Author: 0 Nasdaq Composite reached a new record high

Winners and Losers: Netflix led the Nasdaq with gains, soaring 9.98 percent, after announcing a surge in subscribers worldwide. The S&P 500 briefly hit an intraday record near the open and 2,836 before falling back to 2,835, whikle the Nasdaq hit a new intraday high of 7,431, before slipping to 7,429.

Business Active Stock report: Starbucks Corporation (SBUX)
Author: 0 Active Stock report: Starbucks Corporation (SBUX)

Starbucks Corporation ( SBUX ) stock price moved downswing along with the volume 11.92 million shares in Thursday session. Looking ahead for all of fiscal 2018, the company expects to see comparable sales growing in the range of 3% to 5% and EPS to be in the range of $2.48 to $2.53.

Business NFL Championship ratings dip, but games still bring in huge audience
Author: 0 NFL Championship ratings dip, but games still bring in huge audience

Speaking at his weekly news conference Monday - a day after his team booked a trip to Super Bowl LII with a 38-7 pounding of the Minnesota Vikings in the NFC Championship Game - the Philadelphia coach was asked about his club's road trip for back-to-back games in Seattle and Los Angeles during which it stayed on the West Coast the week between games.

Business ECB Leaves Interest Rates Unchanged; Gold Holds Steady
Author: 0 ECB Leaves Interest Rates Unchanged; Gold Holds Steady

With individuals and businesses alike in a buoyant mood entering into the New Year, signs are good for a continuation of the solid growth we saw in 2017 continuing into 2018. The International Monetary Fund this week predicted 2.2 percent growth in 2018, up from a previous estimate of 1.9 percent. The Australian Dollar was able to prevent further losses against the Pound on Thursday as sentiment in the "Aussie" rose in line with strengthening commodity prices.

Business Action taken at meat business
Author: 0 Action taken at meat business

Jamie Oliver speaking to Channel 5 about the horse meat scandal in 2013. The FSA discovered an apparent breach of hygiene and labelling regulations during an unannounced inspection of the firm's Birmingham factory on January 12, but seemingly did not instruct customers to dispose of potentially tainted products until two days ago.

Business Trump and May deny split in US-UK 'special relationship'
Author: 0 Trump and May deny split in US-UK 'special relationship'

The two leaders met at the World Economic Forum in Davos , where they discussed trade, the economy and defence over half an hour. May proposed that Trump make a state visit to Britain a year ago, but there was speculation it would be cancelled because of strong public and political opposition to the president in Britain.

Business Worth Observing Stocks: General Electric Company (GE), Bank of America Corporation (BAC)
Author: 0 Worth Observing Stocks: General Electric Company (GE), Bank of America Corporation (BAC)

Fourth-quarter profit, excluding certain charges, fell to 27 cents a share, GE reported, slightly below the 28-cent average of analysts' estimates compiled by Bloomberg. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Outperform" on Monday, November 30. The institutional investor held 25,871 shares of the consumer electronics and appliances company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $626,000, down from 45,329 at the end of the previous reported quarter.

Business Statement on national rough sleeping figures
Author: 0 Statement on national rough sleeping figures

Figures from the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government revealed the highest figure in the eight years rough sleeping has been tracked. "Homelessness is not inevitable, it's about helping people who face housing, health and other complicated problems at the time they need it". Camden has 127 rough sleepers while Manchester has 96.

Author: 0 $1.61 EPS Expected for NXP Semiconductors NV (NXPI)

Halcyon Management Partners Lp, which manages about $577.19M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Brocade Communications Sys I (NASDAQ:BRCD) by 1.70 million shares to 2.63 million shares, valued at $31.40 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing.

Author: 0 International Business Machines (IBM) Given a $152.00 Price Target at Societe Generale

The stock increased 2.24% or $3.65 during the last trading session, reaching $166.25. About 470,148 shares traded. Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. (NYSEMKT:NAK) has risen 412.30% since January 23, 2017 and is uptrending. The firm has "Overweight" rating by Morgan Stanley given on Tuesday, October 18. The stock has "Buy" rating by Drexel Hamilton on Tuesday, July 19. More notable recent International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE: IBM ) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which ...

Business France's Macron hosts 140 world business leaders
Author: 0 France's Macron hosts 140 world business leaders

Emmanuel Macron also called on the WEF participants to harness the negative effects of globalization. French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday appealed for inclusive and sustainable globalization while addressing participants of the ongoing annual World Economic Forum here.

Business Puerto Rico Strikes To Privatize Its Troubled Energy Firm
Author: 0 Puerto Rico Strikes To Privatize Its Troubled Energy Firm

A Washington D.C. -area shelter teamed up with Southwest Airlines to relocate animals from Puerto Rico who were impacted by Hurricane Maria. Any offers would have to be approved by a seven-member federal oversight board and a federal bankruptcy judge in NY.

Business Man Utd, Arsenal complete Sanchez-Mkhitaryan swap deal
Author: 0 Man Utd, Arsenal complete Sanchez-Mkhitaryan swap deal

Having paid £60 million to secure the services of Alvaro Morata themselves though, the Italian did concede that the high wage demands of players like Sanchez are effects of the current football market. 'Here at Arsenal I know that lots of players move a lot and it's incredible the way [the team] plays. Mkhitaryan's new club, Arsenal , coped without him to beat Chelsea 2-1 in their EFL Cup semi-final clash last night.

Business Sky posts 5% rise in half-year sales as pay-as-you-go boosts revenues
Author: 0 Sky posts 5% rise in half-year sales as pay-as-you-go boosts revenues

In this period, it added two million product sales, taking the total to 61.7 million, with 20 million pay-as-you-go buys in six months, up 8% annually. "Following both critical success and record audiences for Sky original productions, we will be increasing our investment significantly in original content in each and every year".

Author: 0 Investec Asset Management North America Trimmed Unitedhealth Group (UNH) Holding By $309270

About 173,698 shares traded. UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH ) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, July 18th. It has outperformed by 21.91% the S&P500. UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH) had its price objective hoisted by equities research analysts at Royal Bank of Canada from $269.00 to $280.00 in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday, January 17th, The Fly reports.

Business Search continues for woman who fell overboard on Carnival Cruise
Author: 0 Search continues for woman who fell overboard on Carnival Cruise

The Mexican Navy is in charge of the search. The ship was allowed to leave the search and rescue area and head to its intended port in Cozumel by on January 22, according to Carnival spokesperson Vance Gulliksen. "The incident was reported to all proper authorities and CARE Team support was offered to fellow travelers and her family". She also dismissed rumors Brooks may have jumped over the railing.

Business Facebook buys ID authentication software company
Author: 0 Facebook buys ID authentication software company

U.S. lawmakers have expressed alarm at Facebook's limited ability to know who is buying advertisements, including election-related ads, on the world's largest social network. In India, Facebook has run a small test with users to enter their names as per their Aadhaar, to help them sign up to the social network with their real names and connect with friends and family.

Business Audio Released of Rand Paul's 911 Call After Alleged Assault
Author: 0 Audio Released of Rand Paul's 911 Call After Alleged Assault

He described the incident-which left him with five broken ribs-as "not a life-or-death thing", but said he would "like to have a police auto come by". His attorney has said he will plead guilty. Now the official federal charges have come down . Boucher regrets what happened "more every day", Baker said.

Author: 0 FinnCap Reaffirms "Corporate" Rating for Mission Marketing Group plc (LON:TMMG)

They now have a GBX 3230.00 target price on firm. numis's target suggests a potential upside of 7.31% from the company's stock close price. This was shown in a research note on Wednesday, 24 January. The firm has "Buy" rating by FinnCap given on Wednesday, July 27. SSP Group plc operates branded food and beverage travel outlets. The stock's market cap is GBX 34.74 million.

Business Olympic Athletes and Competitions to Watch
Author: 0 Olympic Athletes and Competitions to Watch

Where VR is most useful for Olympians, according to Strivr CTO Brian Meek, is in course repetition. Bailenson said, "U.S. Ski & Snowboard athletes should have a strategic advantage because they have been able to not just visualize the course, but practice it over and over again, going over decision points such as turns, and recognizing landmarks on the course".

Business Higher Wages Coming To Chase Employees In Arizona
Author: 0 Higher Wages Coming To Chase Employees In Arizona

Metropolitan Life Insurance Company sold 50,813 shares as the company's stock declined 6.04% while stock markets rallied. (NYSE: JPM ) has seen its stock price gain 7.39, or +6.91%, so far in 2017. (NASDAQ:EA) on Tuesday, January 2. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc, which manages about $114.50 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Manpowergroup Inc (NYSE:MAN) by 57,112 shares to 460,670 shares, valued at $54.28M in 2017Q3, according to the filing.

Business United Kingdom employment hits fresh high as squeeze on real wages continues
Author: 0 United Kingdom employment hits fresh high as squeeze on real wages continues

The Bank of England increased interest rates for the first time since 2007 in November as most of its policymakers thought the steep fall in unemployment would soon start to push up wages. Average weekly earnings for employees in nominal terms (not adjusted for inflation) increased by 2.5% including bonuses, and 2.4% excluding bonuses compared to a year earlier.

Business Government announces Details Of Bank Recap And Comprehensive Reform Plan
Author: 0 Government announces Details Of Bank Recap And Comprehensive Reform Plan

With 11 out of 21 PSU banks under PCA framework specified by the RBI due to their high NPA levels as well as consecutive years of losses, the recapitalisation will enable banks to reduce the net NPAs as well as improve capital ratios. Jaitley said steps need to be taken to ensure governance of banks follows highest standards and there is a need for institutional mechanism to ensure past is not repeated.

Business (CMCSA) Shares Bought by Legal & General Group Plc
Author: 0 (CMCSA) Shares Bought by Legal & General Group Plc

The shares now trade at $57.10 and have been able to report a change of -1.77% over the past one week. It has outperformed by 3.59% the S&P500. Comcast is one of the largest multi-service providers in the USA, with 29.3 million subscribers reported in the company's latest filing.

Business Rational Advisors LLC Sells 2350 Shares of Kimberly Clark Corp (KMB)
Author: 0 Rational Advisors LLC Sells 2350 Shares of Kimberly Clark Corp (KMB)

Metlife Inc now has $56.70 billion valuation. Developed by hedge fund manager Joel Greenblatt, the intention of the formula is to spot high quality companies that are trading at an attractive price. Reilly Fincl Advsrs Ltd Co reported 2,391 shares or 0.04% of all its holdings. About 4.12 million shares traded or 87.30% up from the average. Steinberg Glob Asset Mgmt owns 6,067 shares or 0.1% of their USA portfolio.

Business Dollar slides on US Mnuchin remarks, booming Europe
Author: 0 Dollar slides on US Mnuchin remarks, booming Europe

The dollar index .DXY , which measures the greenback against a basket of six major currencies, was down 1 percent at 89.198, slipping below 90 for the first time since December 2014. It's an observation Mnuchin has made several times to a domestic audience since becoming Treasury secretary previous year. The exchange rate swung sharply around 1 pm, according to currency exchange tracker XE.com, to a level of 2,812 pesos to the dollar - the strongest the currency has seen since hitting ...

Business United Continental Holdings, Inc. (UAL)- Trending Stocks Views in Analysts' Eyes
Author: 0 United Continental Holdings, Inc. (UAL)- Trending Stocks Views in Analysts' Eyes

It has outperformed by 33.56% the S&P500. The correct version of this news story can be accessed at https://www.truebluetribune.com/2018/01/23/dnb-asset-management-as-purchases-new-holdings-in-united-continental-holdings-inc-ual.html. (NYSE:UAL) on Monday, October 24 with "Buy" rating. The firm earned "In-Line" rating on Thursday, March 16 by Evercore. Its up 0.45, from 1.05 in 2017Q2.

Business Alphabet enters the cybersecurity business with Chronicle
Author: 0 Alphabet enters the cybersecurity business with Chronicle

Alphabet is jumping into a crowded marketplace filled with companies plying their wares to businesses under siege from cyber attacks. Chronicle is built on the idea that "cybersecurity needs a moonshot", but enterprise technology buyers are likely to want to hear more.

Business Starbucks baristas get paid sick leave
Author: 0 Starbucks baristas get paid sick leave

It also expanded its parental leave policy for cafe workers, giving non-birth parents up to six weeks of paid leave when welcoming a new child. Chief executive Kevin Johnson said: "The value of Starbucks' benefit package [fully accessed] is unmatched by other retailers and provides thousands of dollars above the value of other companies compensation offerings".

Business Bank of America eliminating free checking accounts
Author: 0 Bank of America eliminating free checking accounts

Many electronic banking customers with Bank of America will soon have to pay fees unless they meet a new requirement. A change.org petition has garnered more than 86,000 signatures, urging Bank of America to not end fee-free checking accounts.

Business Burger King hilariously explains net neutrality with 'Whoppers'
Author: 0 Burger King hilariously explains net neutrality with 'Whoppers'

Burger King was encouraging "all guests", which is what they called their patrons, to "support Net Neutrality by signing the petition at Change.org/SavetheNet". BK exposed some real, unsuspecting customers at one of its locations to a staged scenario in which they were told that they would have to pay different prices for a Whopper based on how quickly the burger was given to them (the "MBPS", or "Making Burgers Per Second" speed).

Business European Union charges Qualcomm Inc $1.2 billion for illegal market operations, Intel suffers
Author: 0 European Union charges Qualcomm Inc $1.2 billion for illegal market operations, Intel suffers

While Cupertino's multiple complaints are yet to be resolved, the European Commission has already slapped Qualcomm with a massive €997 million fine for an anti-competitive Apple agreement covering the years 2011 through 2016. In February 2015, it coughed up $1bn (£705m) in China over alleged abuses of its dominant position in the smartphone chips market there. The European Commission levied a $1.23 billion fine on the company, finding it guilty of monopolistic behavior in the LTE modem ...

Business Eagles' Nick Foles puts Texas high school into Super Bowl record book
Author: 0 Eagles' Nick Foles puts Texas high school into Super Bowl record book

While on MTV's TRL , Desai said Monday that he was uninjured in the collision. And Sunday, Lombardi said in a tweet that Pederson "won me over". I really didn't care. Thielen noted that it's important to understand that not everyone falls under the same category, especially with Eagles fans expected to descend upon the Twin Cities for Super Bowl LII in a couple weeks.

Business LG to Raise Prices on Washers After Trump Imposes Steep Tariffs
Author: 0 LG to Raise Prices on Washers After Trump Imposes Steep Tariffs

Whirlpool called the tariffs "a win for American manufacturing jobs" and said it expects the industry to add new manufacturing jobs in Ohio, Kentucky, South Carolina and Tennessee. accused the two Asian companies of dumping machines made in South Korea and Mexico. In response to questions about LG's price increase, the White House referred to past statements by economic adviser Gary Cohn, who noted LG and Samsung had planned to produce washing machines in the U.S.

Author: 0 United States sanctions people, firms, ships for aiding North Korean arms industry: Treasury

Numerous sanctioned individuals are located at Ryonbong offices in China near the border of North Korea , where they have reportedly supported the regime in a number of ways. Ltd. - likewise made the sanctions list , along with several North Korean shipyards and the North Korean Ministry of Crude Oil Industry. Americans are prohibited from dealing with the companies that own them, and worldwide banks that do any kind of transactions with them are subject to USA sanctions.

Business LA: New Orleans Airport Sets New Traveler Record in 2017
Author: 0 LA: New Orleans Airport Sets New Traveler Record in 2017

GSP's cargo traffic also soared to new heights as the airport said it facilitated the flow of 97,003,054 pounds (48,502 tons) of cargo in 2017, a 42.8 percent increase compared with 67,948,257 pounds (33,974 tons) during the prior year. About 940,000 additional people took flights between Dublin and continental European destinations a year ago. According to the airport, growth in passenger traffic came from a combination of 14 new services introduced previous year, as well as extra capacity ...

Business Spectre of unpredictable chips makes Intel recommend halt of its patchy patch
Author: 0 Spectre of unpredictable chips makes Intel recommend halt of its patchy patch

However, the company is now advising its users against installing the patches, citing reports that the firmware updates are causing the systems with Broadwell and Haswell chipsets to reboot quite frequently. The country's biggest municipal power system has wasted no time in implementing patches to the Meltdown and Spectre processor vulnerabilities. " They do literally insane things ", he continued.

Business Senate votes Jerome Powell as next US Federal Reserve Bank Chairman
Author: 0 Senate votes Jerome Powell as next US Federal Reserve Bank Chairman

His term as chair will expire in February 2022. Two immediate challenges facing him are how quickly to raise interest rates and how to continue the safe unwinding of the balance sheet. He is known to have huge experience in dealing with regulation and the various clauses of the US' monetary policy. Powell has said he would consider "appropriate ways" to ease rules on banks while preserving core pieces of the 2010 Dodd-Frank regulatory law, including annual stress tests for banks and strong ...

Business Verizon Communications Inc. Earnings Boosted By Tax Benefit
Author: 0 Verizon Communications Inc. Earnings Boosted By Tax Benefit

Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, January 23rd. It has underperformed by 25.18% the S&P500. VANGUARD GROUP INC raised its stake in Netflix, Inc. The stock of Verizon Communications Inc. Qs Investors Llc, which manages about $4.98 billion and $12.33 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Vanguard Bd Index Fd Inc (BLV) by 36,382 shares to 598,470 shares, valued at $56.12M in 2017Q3, according to the filing.

Business Who do you blame for the government shutdown?
Author: 0 Who do you blame for the government shutdown?

Speaker Paul Ryan has gone on record as saying that he'd only entertain immigration policy that the president would be behind. "But this is not a moment to pat ourselves on the back". There are an estimated 700,000 " Dreamers " whose fates are up in the air. " They can pay for it out of there, if they think it's so important", said Leahy, the top Democrat on the Appropriations Committee.

Business Tesla Gives Elon Musk New 10-Year Pay-for-Performance Deal
Author: 0 Tesla Gives Elon Musk New 10-Year Pay-for-Performance Deal

Elon Musk won't receive any compensation from Tesla until the EV maker begins hitting select stock and operational milestones. Under a new compensation agreement , Musk will receive no regular pay beyond the equivalent of a full-time, minimum wage employee in the state of California.

Business Ursula K Le Guin RIP John Doran , January 23rd, 2018 23:32
Author: 0 Ursula K Le Guin RIP John Doran , January 23rd, 2018 23:32

In 2016, Letters of Note unearthed a scathing letter she penned in 1971 when asked to blurb a science fiction anthology that contained no stories by women writers. 'But of course, it is science fiction. "Her EARTHSEA books are a revelation", Hale tweeted. In 2009, Le Guin resigned from the Authors Guild after they endorsed Google's book digitization project, referring to it as a "deal with the devil".