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Commonwealth starts secret talks on who will succeed Queen


In addition to the United Kingdom, 15 Commonwealth nations share the Queen as their Head of State, including Australia and Canada. This group of high-ranking commonwealth leaders consisting of seven former ministers and senior officials is said to be beginning allegedly "secret" meetings in order to discuss the future of the Commonwealth and its governing methods. Read More »

Donating Drizzy: Drake Gifts Maid With $10000 Saks Fifth Avenue Shopping Spree


The 65-year-old woman, who works at Fontainebleau Miami Beach, was treated to a massage at the hotel's spa before going to a fancy dinner at the Miami steakhouse StripSteak by Michael Mina. She left with a $2,000 Valentino purse, four perfumes, a $6,000 18-karat gold and diamond necklace and an $800 pair of flats to wear to church. Drake's kind gesture comes on the heels of several other large donations he doled out like pocket change across Miami. Read More »

Cisco beats Q2 estimates; Shares Rally on Strong Outlook


ChemoCentryx, Inc. (NASDAQ:CCXI) has risen 60.64% since February 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 24.97% the S&P500. (NASDAQ: CSCO ). Mason Street Advsr Ltd reported 0.04% of its portfolio in Ansys, Inc. Among 29 analysts covering YUM! Therefore 68% are positive. The stock appeared -4.07% downward to its 52-week high and 35.80% above its 52-week low. Read More »

Crude prices slightly decrease


The price of Brent crude oil fell to $62.79 per barrel on Wednesday, down some 10% from its high of $70.26, which it achieved last month for the first time since 2014. Oil fell for a third day on Wednesday, under pressure from concern about rising US production and how much it would hurt efforts by OPEC and its partners to control global supplies. Read More »

Huge Blaze Burning At Building At Circular Quay After Explosion


Flames leapt up a building that is being demolished at the One Circular Quay site where a residential and hotel development is under construction. Crews responded to the blaze at Gold Fields House about 8:45am after protective mesh surrounding scaffolding on the building caught alight. Read More »

Berkshire Hathaway and Phillips 66; Cisco; Molson; Credit Suisse — CORPORATE REPORT


The transaction was expected to close Wednesday. That's because he still believes " Phillips 66 is a great company with a diversified downstream portfolio and a strong management team". In the first quarter, Phillips 66 earned $385 million, and in the second quarter, it earned another $496 million. Citigroup maintained the shares of WFC in report on Monday, October 9 with "Buy" rating . Read More »

Analyst Research and Recommendations: Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated (COKE), Christopher & Banks


The volume of 0.06 Million shares climbed down over an trading activity of 57.81 Million shares. Coca-Cola Company (The) (NYSE:KO) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July 26th. Awm Invest Co Incorporated accumulated 696,325 shares. Forbes J M & Llp reported 14,962 shares stake. Barclays Capital initiated The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) on Monday, January 9 with "Equal Weight" rating. Read More »

FCC Chair Investigated Over Rule Change That Helps Sinclair


Last year, Pai sent a letter (PDF) responding to House Democrats' questions about the FCC's dealings with Sinclair and the White House. As a result, one such lawmaker, House Representative Frank Pallone (D-NJ) - who is a member of the congressional committee that oversees the FCC - wrote to the federal regulator's inspector general in November outlining his concerns and asked him to open a formal investigation. Read More »

Here's how you can see the Oscar-nominated 'Get Out' for free


Quite an accomplishment for a first time director . Peele is teaming up with Universal Pictures to bring free screenings of Get Out to 55 AMC locations across the country. You'll need a photo order to get ticket and the offer is limited to one free ticket per customer. While most awards-nominated films are released during the final three months of the year, Get Out is still getting some well-deserved recognition nearly a year later. Read More »

Gov. Rauner proposes budget in address to lawmakers


Universities would be expected to pay about $101 million more in pension costs, but that money would be replaced by an increase in discretionary funds, according to the budget overview documents. Of more immediate concern to Democrats was the pension cost-shift plan. It was trimmed to a current level of $8.9 billion from a record $16 billion due to the two-year budget impasse through $6 billion of borrowing late last year. Read More »

Why Peter Thiel Is Leaving Silicon Valley for LA


Thiel has also considered resigning from his position as a Facebook board member, sources told the WSJ. Thiel has also apparently raised the possibility that he will step down from Facebook's board of directors. Peter Thiel , one of the most visible (and sometimes controversial) investors in Silicon Valley is headed to Lala Land. Plus, Trump's Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, senior advisor Stephen Miller and former chief strategist Stephen K. Read More »

ITV (ITV) - Research Analysts' Recent Ratings Updates

The firm has "Buy" rating by Berenberg given on Friday, July 28. The firm has "Buy" rating by Deutsche Bank given on Friday, November 17. The rating was maintained by Peel Hunt on Wednesday, May 24 with "Buy". The firm has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, August 30 by Citigroup. As per Tuesday, August 16, the company rating was maintained by HSBC. The firm has "Overweight" rating by Barclays Capital given on Friday, July 7. Read More »

Credit Suisse Group Analysts Give Gilead Sciences (GILD) a $80.00 Price Target

Gilead Sciences, Inc . (NASDAQ: GILD ) has noticeable measure of stock volatility, for this average true range is an exponential moving average (14 trading days) of the True Ranges. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Tuesday, October 3 by Needham. The rating was maintained by Tigress Financial with "Hold" on Wednesday, November 29. Read More »

McDonald's Happy Meal Menu Is Getting Slimmer, Again


The hamburger and Chicken McNuggets, available in either four or six piece options, will be remain on the menu come June, but customers will still be able to request a cheeseburger if they so please. So McDonald's says they plan to add new items to the menu, remove some items, and reformulate others. McDonald's has made changes to Happy Meals , such as offering apples starting in 2004, excluding soft drinks from the Happy Meal section of its menu boards in 2013 and swapping regular juice ... Read More »

Pilot error blamed for lethal Russian passenger jet crash


Earlier reports suggested that the captain had decided not have the plane de-iced before departure, despite Moscow experiencing its heaviest snowfall in a century over the past week. The transport ministry said several causes for the crash are being considered, including weather conditions and human error. The air disaster has reignited questions, however, about the twin-engine plane that was developed jointly by Russian Federation and Ukraine but phased out of production amid the political ... Read More »

Important Factors to Analyse a Good Investment: Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM)

Tile Shop Hldgs Inc now has $423.79M valuation. Insiders have sold a total of 51,357 shares of company stock worth $4,273,910 over the last 90 days. About 709,242 shares traded. Jefferies maintained Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE: XOM ) on Tuesday, October 3 with "Hold" rating. First Manhattan holds 0.21% of its portfolio in Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE: XOM ) for 453,023 shares. Read More »

Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS) Raised to Strong-Buy at Vetr


Fiduciary Trust Company, which manages about $3.25B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in General Dynamics Corp (NYSE:GD) by 7,954 shares to 71,983 shares, valued at $14.80M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. YHB Investment Advisors Inc. now owns 88,644 shares of the entertainment giant's stock worth $9,418,000 after purchasing an additional 9,424 shares during the period. Read More »

White House Wants To Deliver Food To The Poor, Blue Apron-Style


This plan would both save the country money and provide low-income families with better food options than they are now receiving, White House OMB Director Mick Mulvaney said , according to Politico . The food bank says they would feel the immediate domino effect of this cut. "The a classic example is that we don't want to pre box a share of food and give it to folks who have peanut allergies and assume they want peanut butter ". Read More »

Stubborn US inflation keeps jittery markets on edge


That comes after a remarkably calm year for stocks: there were only eight days in 2017 where the S&P 500 rose or fell at least 1 percent. "And people feel that because they held up during the downturn, you can come back to them and not get hammered if things turn down again", said Thomas Martin, senior portfolio manager at Globalt Investments in Atlanta, Georgia. Read More »

Chrome's new ad-blocking explained


Blocking will occur on a site-by-site basis, and not simply based on certain ad types, so ad serving technology need not worry going out of business. As part of the process, Chrome will remove ads from those sites that do not follow the Better Ads Standard . Read More »

Barrick Gold Corporation (ABX)

The shares were bought at an average price of C$17.97 per share, with a total value of C$1,019,492.01. Twin Tree Management Lp increased its stake in Barrick Gold Corp (Put) (ABX) by 926.85% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Read More »

Shipping now free for premium members at Sam's Club


In order to better position itself against competitors like Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ: COST ) and Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ), Sam's Club , the bulk retailer owned by Walmart ( NYSE: WMT ), is now offering free shipping for many items as part of a revamping of its membership programs. Read More »

Markets open on a higher note today


The 30-share barometer rose by 141.52 points, or 0.41percent, to close at 34,297.47. The pan-European Stoxx Europe 600 index climbed 1.1 percent. "Markets corrected on Wednesday thereby resuming the intermediate downtrend", Deepak Jasani, Head - Retail Research, HDFC Securities, told IANS. Read More »