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Why Comcast, AT&T, others are suddenly giving $1000 bonuses to workers

Wells Fargo said it will boost its minimum wage to $ 15 an hour , as well as donate $400 million to nonprofit and community organizations. The official insisted on anonymity to discuss private conversations. Since the Senate passed their initial tax overhaul, 32 companies have announced share buybacks totaling $83.7 billion, Schumer's office said. Chicago-based Boeing , for example, had $8.8 billion at the end of 2016. Read More »

American International Group Inc. Sells 19401 Shares of Conagra Brands Inc. (CAG)


Pittenger & Anderson holds 0.03% of its portfolio in Conagra Brands, Inc . Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently modified their holdings of the company. (NYSE: CAG ) higher to the next line of resistance at $38.74 a share. ConAgra Foods, Inc. (NYSE: CAG ) touched its 1-Year High price of $41.68 on 03/01/17 and its 1-Year Low price of $32.16 on 08/30/17. Read More »

First Financial Bank Trust Division Sells 3904 Shares of Intel Co

Tenet Healthcare Corp. (NYSE:THC) is surging 3.35% to traded at $15.11. Scotia has 0.45% invested in Intel Corporation (NASDAQ: INTC ). It has outperformed by 21.36% the S&P500. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.96 in Q3 2017. Its the same as in 2017Q2. It is flat, as 52 investors sold INTC shares while 663 reduced holdings. Read More »

Cantor Fitzgerald Analysts Give Celgene (NASDAQ:CELG) a $112.00 Price Target

The institutional investor held 141,850 shares of the automotive aftermarket company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $4.72M, up from 91,775 at the end of the previous reported quarter. The stock of Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ: CELG ) has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, October 4 by RBC Capital Markets. Jefferies maintained the shares of CELG in report on Wednesday, October 5 with "Buy" rating. Read More »

Taking a Fresh Look at Superior Energy Services, Inc. (SPN)

The company's market cap is $21.11 Billion, and the average volume is 4.77 Million. In the last 5 trading days, the stock had increased by 8.60% while in the past three months, the overall change in the stock is -0.86%. The Schaller Investment Group Inc holds 370,000 shares with $7.24M value, up from 198,000 last quarter. Volatility this month is 2.42%, which compared to the average volume of 4754.29 can give you an idea of the movements of the company's stock. Read More »

Tips to scoring the hottest last-minute holiday gifts


The road and rail networks in many countries of the world are expected to be stretched to bursting point today, and when you factor into the equation that many people still haven't done their Christmas shopping , you have the recipe for travel chaos around the world! A couple large retailers are trying to make the most of that last-minute shopping crunch. Read More »

Indian gov't dismisses reports about closing down of public sector banks


Private banks, which have a relatively lower share of bad loans, registered a higher uptick in NPAs, the FSR noted. The gross non-performing advances (GNPA) ratio of SCBs increased from 9.6% to 10.2% between March and September 2017. "That would mean keeping the economy on even keel in terms of macroeconomic balance", summed up N.S. Vishwanathan, deputy governor of RBI, in the FSR foreword. Read More »

Understanding the Financial Health of NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE)


Among 2 analysts covering Nahl Group ( LON:NAH ), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. They now have a $62.90 price target on the footwear maker's stock, down from their previous price target of $64.77. The stock was sold at an average price of $65.00, for a total transaction of $8,775,000.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Many value investors look for stocks with a high percent of insider ownership, under the theory that when management are shareholders, they will act in ... Read More »

More Issuers Eye Bitcoin ETF Space


Within minutes of their announcement, Coinbase's website froze. According to the First Trust filing, the fund "intends to invest primarily in Bitcoin Futures Contracts, [though] it may also invest in other Listed Bitcoin Derivatives, OTC Bitcoin Derivatives, U.S. Read More »

Tesla's upcoming navigation overhaul could pave the way for Autopilot


Earlier this month, Musk said the Falcon Heavy rocket , which has been under development for years, will launch in January from Cape Canaveral, Florida. After all, why would he want to send an electric vehicle into orbit around Mars? The images show the red convertible atop a payload adapter, positioned between the two towering halves of the fairing that will be mounted atop the Falcon Heavy rocket, shielding the Roadster during its ascent into Earth orbit. Read More »

Coinbase Halts Buying And Selling As Bitcoin Crashes


CME Group (CME) futures fell 20% to $12,265, and Cboe Global Markets (CBOE) futures were down 20% at $12,210 before trading was halted . Update 1:45 p.m.: Coinbase is back online and users can start buying and selling again, according to the site status page . Read More »

Bell ringers find joy in service to Salvation Army


The Christmas Kettle Campaign is actually $9 million behind its national fundraising goal of $21 million. The anonymous donor has agreed to match all red kettle donations through December 23rd, and then all other donations through the end of the year, up to the $50,000. Read More »

Amazon Acquires Blink, Maker of Wi-Fi Security Cameras and Video Doorbell


Amazon might be better known as the largest online retailer in the world, but the company's slow and steady entry into the smart home market was punctuated today with its purchase of smart camera and doorbell maker Blink. Previous year at CES, home security company Blink caught our eye with a wireless camera for the yard that runs on batteries to keep installation easy. Read More »

What's open and closed on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day


Home Depot will be opened 6 a.m. -9 p.m. until Christmas Eve when hours will be 8 a.m. -5 p.m. Route 535 will be closed Christmas Day . If you plan to stock up at a non-NSLC retailer, check their hours in case they plan to close a bit earlier on Christmas Eve . Read More »

Discovery Communications, Inc. (DISCK)- Stock in the Traders Limelight

Discovery Communications has $40 highest and $18 lowest target. About 1.53M shares traded. The bad news is analysts don't believe there's a room for Discovery Communications, Inc . Profund Advsrs Lc reported 19,471 shares. 4 analysts say it's a Hold while 0 analysts provided their expert opinion as Sell. Hartford Invest invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Discovery Communications, Inc . Read More »

AAA projects busiest holiday travel season on record


More Virginians are expected to travel for the year-end holidays than ever before, according to AAA . An estimated 6.4 million Americans are expected to travel by air this holiday season. AAA said commuters would see peak congestion on the roadways between 3:30 and 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday. The vast majority of travelers, about 90 percent, are driving to their destinations. Read More »

Papa John's founder out as CEO weeks after National Football League comments


He is also the company's biggest shareholder. Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick had kneeled during the anthem to protest what he said was police mistreatment of black men, and other players started kneeling as well. Since then, it has grown to more than 5,000 locations. Papa John's founder John Schnatter is doing a take-out on his job as CEO. While the pizza chain's future was temporarily tossed in the air, it seems to have landed in loyal hands. Read More »

Canada retail sales jump in October as consumers bought more cars

Underlying, or core, inflation also exhibited strength. "Inflation suddenly doesn't feel so soft in Canada", Toronto-Dominion Bank economist James Marple said after the numbers were released. Gasoline prices jumped 19.6 percent year over year in November, following an increase of 6.5 percent on the year in October. In this case, a 2.1 per cent inflation rate may give the Bank of Canada the green light to hike its rate again. Read More »

Fifth Third Bancorp Invests in Employees


Cincinnati-based Fifth Third, the 15th-largest US bank by asset size, said the tax cut allowed it to re-evaluate its compensation structure and pass along some of the windfall. A spokeswoman for Fifth Third says the company will spend about $25 million on the bonuses and raises. Senior managers and executive leadership are not part of the additional compensation plan. Read More »

Boeing and Brazil's Embraer in talks


Boeing shares were down 0.3% at 296.93 on the stock market today . Boeing would get a bigger footprint in the regional jet industry. Embraer's shares were up 2.6 percent in Sao Paulo, while its US -listed shares were up about 30 percent. Read More »

Dreaming of a NY white Christmas? Latest forecast offers hope


That's a pretty high number for 10 days out". If you have travel plans for the Christmas holiday, keep a very close eye on the forecasts. The Canadian model also shows a chance of snow through the evening on Christmas Day . Areas such as Ottawa, Montreal, Fredericton and parts of Newfoundland and Labrador, which all have snow on the ground, can expect to see it remain there on December 25. Read More »

Nashville lands MLS team, could Sacramento be next?


On hand for the announcement were the investment group who own the team, Nashville Soccer Holdings, LLC , honorary Co-Chairs Lily Aldridge and Eddie George , MLS Commissioner Don Garber , Nashville mayor, Megan Barry , and Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam . Read More »