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Bitcoin can be an asset but not currency - China central bank adviser

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Virtual currencies like bitcoin are assets but bitcoin in itself does not have the fundamental attributes needed to be a currency that could meet modern economic development needs, a Chinese central bank adviser said. China will also seek further improvement in market-based exchange rate formation mechanism for its currency to increase the flexibility of the yuan's exchange rate against the United States dollar, the report said. Read More »

Brooks Automation, Inc. (NASDAQ:BRKS) Stake Boosted by Alliancebernstein LP

It has outperformed by 165.26% the S&P500.The move comes after 8 months positive chart setup for the $1.54 billion company. (NASDAQ:SPSC) is a huge mover today! About 119,145 shares traded or 16.28% up from the average. Perhaps, that suggests something about why 80.50% of the outstanding share supply is held by institutional investors. Dana Advsr invested in 18,298 shares. Read More »

Australia A train despite tour boycott threat

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CA said it was "disappointed" in the decision, saying that progress in the talks over the last week was enough for the tour to go ahead. England will not travel to Australia to play the Ashes unless a deal has been agreed between Cricket Australia (CA) and its players' association. Read More »

Price Target Analysis Ford Motor Co. (F)

Laurel Wealth Advisors Inc. increased its position in Ford Motor Company by 19.2% in the first quarter. Finally, Envestnet Asset Management Inc. raised its stake in Ford Motor Company by 16.6% in the fourth quarter. 06/08/2017 - Ford Motor Company had its "underweight" rating reiterated by analysts at Morgan Stanley. Several equities analysts recently issued reports on GM shares. Read More »

The FNY Partners Fund LP Takes Position in VCA Inc. (WOOF)

On average, equities analysts expect that VCA will post $3.10 earnings per share for the current year. It closed at $92.49 lastly. It has outperformed by 26.11% the S&P500. (Camp Bow Wow). It has a 35.37 P/E ratio. (NASDAQ:WOOF) opened at 92.49 on Friday. Therefore 43% are positive. 10/27/2016 - VCA Antech, Inc. had its "hold" rating reiterated by analysts at Jefferies. Read More »

Fred's Sees Unusually High Options Volume (FRED)

It worsened, as 23 investors sold Fred's, Inc. shares while 28 reduced holdings. BlueCrest Capital Management Ltd acquired a new position in Fred's during the first quarter valued at $160,000. Fred's had a negative return on equity of 3.93% and a negative net margin of 4.94%. The company had revenue of $532.32 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $520.28 million. Read More »

Video Of VPD Officer Lecturing "Bad Parent" Goes Viral

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A video of the visibly upset officer yelling at the woman as she stood beside her Lexus in a parking lot surfaced online Thursday. However, video obtained from the grocery store by police indicates she left the vehicle for 20 minutes. According to the Canada Safety Council, the inside of a previously air-conditioned vehicle can reach 50 degrees celsius within 20 minutes sitting in the sun - well above the temperature when heatstroke kicks in. Read More »

Liverpool still hopeful of attracting £30 million for outcast Mamadou Sakho

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The Eagles are said to have already agreed on personal terms with the French national but Liverpool are said to be holding out for a £30million asking price. The 27-year-old France worldwide has reported back for pre-season training and is now training alone but only because he is recovering from a knee injury that he sustained while on loan at Crystal Palace . Read More »

Brokerages Expect Arista Networks, Inc

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On average, analysts anticipate that Arista Networks will post $3.96 EPS for the current year. 05/31/2017 - Arista Networks Inc had its "neutral" rating reiterated by analysts at UBS. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Vanguard Group Inc. raised its position in shares of Arista Networks by 12.8% in the first quarter. Read More »

Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC) Upgraded to "Buy" by BidaskClub

It has outperformed by 41.94% the S&P500. 263.24 million shares or 4.56% more from 251.75 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. They expect $1.77 EPS, up 6.63% or $0.11 from last year's $1.66 per share. It is positive, as 62 investors sold BAC shares while 560 reduced holdings. 72 funds opened positions while 120 raised stakes. Empirical Finance LLC acquired a new position in Bank of America Corporation during the fourth quarter valued at $103,000. Read More »

Severe thunderstorms threaten Windsor, Sarnia and Chatham

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Scattered thunderstorms will continue well into this evening over portions of Northeastern Ontario. The storms are expected to weaken as they move toward the eastern mountains and Greenbrier Valley. A severe thunderstorm watch is also in effect for London and the rest of the county as conditions remain favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms. Read More »

Alliance Data Systems' (ADS) Neutral Rating Reaffirmed at Wedbush

The Symphony Asset Management Llc holds 9,911 shares with $899,000 value, up from 4,259 last quarter. Alliance Data System Corp now has $14.52B valuation. Its down 0.15, from 0.91 in 2016Q3. Recently analysts working for various investment brokerages have changed their ratings and price targets on shares of Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE: ADS ). Read More »

Wolves goalkeeper Carl Ikeme diagnosed with acute leukaemia

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The diagnosis came about following pre-season blood tests on the player, who has been with Wolves throughout his professional career. Meanwhile Barcelona goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen has sent a heartfelt message of support to Carl Ikeme following his diagnosis. Read More »

$0.34 EPS Expected for Verastem Inc (VSTM) This Quarter

After a recent check, Verastem Inc (NASDAQ: VSTM)'s 14-day RSI is presently at 79.63. Over the past month the firm's stock is 191.51%, 140.95% for the last quarter, 58.32% for the past six-months and -40.53% for the a year ago. The market capitalization of the company is at $121.72 Million. In other news, Director Timothy J. Barberich bought 30,000 shares of Verastem stock in a transaction dated Monday, May 15th. Read More »

Head of Grenfell Tower inquiry faces hostility from victims

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Of the preliminary £50 million estimate, Protector expects net claims of £2.5 million (US$3.2mn), which suggests reinsurers will foot the bulk of the costs , or the remaining £47.5 million (US$61.2mn). Survivors of the blaze expressed concern over Martin Moore-Bick's planned inquiry at a meeting Thursday night and asked why there have been no arrests. Read More »

Boulder weather: Highs in the 80s and showers over the weekend

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Light and variable wind becoming west northwest 6 to 11 miles per hour in the morning. That will become a 30 percent chance of storms throughout Saturday before climbing to a 40 to 50 percent chance through Tuesday night . Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. The best chance comes Monday night . Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92 degrees. Read More »

Clapper on Election Hacking: 'It Was Only the Russians'

Since the November election, USA intelligence and law enforcement agencies have detected an increase in suspected Russian intelligence officers entering the United States under the guise of other business, according to multiple current and former senior U.S. Read More »

The Shire PLC (SHPG) Receiving Positive Media Coverage, Study Shows

Davide Leone & Partners Investment Company Llp sold 123,000 shares as the company's stock rose 4.45% with the market. (NASDAQ:SNPS). Ftb Advisors invested in 0% or 386 shares. Therefore 50% are positive. Dialight PLC had 35 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Stifel Nicolaus dropped their price objective on Shire PLC from $250.00 to $245.00 and set a "buy" rating on the stock in a research note on Friday, June 9th. Read More »

Keene City Leaders Move to Sign on to Paris Climate Goals

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Trump's withdrawal from the Paris Climate Accords keep him from seizing the mantle of climate leadership. The president was visiting to attend a joint press conference with Polish president Andrzej Duda, but on Wednesday night, activists drew attention to Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement on climate change by projecting a message onto Poland's largest building. Read More »

Wounded Baton Rouge officer sues Black Lives Matter

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The unjust killing of Sterling led to nationwide outrage and to a series of violent protests. One of these protests is at the center of a new lawsuit. When he was told of the lawsuit against him, McKesson simply replied, "This is quite a world". In the suit, Long is described as an "activist whose actions followed and mimicked those of" the sniper who killed officers in Dallas days earlier. Read More »

Tampa Man Sentenced To 4 Months In Prison For Inauguration Day Riots

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Powell, who faced 14 charges, pleaded guilty to charges of felony rioting and felony assault on a police officer. Kerkhoff said that Powell came to the demonstration armed - videos showed him carrying a black flag on a pole that he used to break store windows - and that on multiple occasions he picked up bricks and pieces of concrete to throw at police officers. Read More »