• SoftBank succeeds in bid buy Uber shares
SoftBank succeeds in bid buy Uber shares

Earlier on Thursday, SoftBank made a so-called tender offer to Uber investors and shareholders, proposing to pay a reported $33 per share for their stock in the company. SoftBank will appoint Vision Fund head Rajeev Misra to the board, along with others associated with the massive fund, according to the report . The company is also planning an ...

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  • Apple CEO Tim Cook now takes private planes only
Apple CEO Tim Cook now takes private planes only

Apple's CEO also has about 2.9 million more unvested shares, worth more than $450 million, according to the SEC filing . He's still actually the lowest paid among his executive team, who all make around $ 24 million a year. That brings Cook's total compensation for 2017 to a whopping $ 102 million . That success led, in large part, to a 36.7 p...

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  • Walt Disney (DIS) Price Target Raised to $91.00
Walt Disney (DIS) Price Target Raised to $91.00

The stock increased 0.26% or $0.24 during the last trading session, reaching $92.13. About 3.98 million shares traded. The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS ) has seen its stock price gain 3.90, or +3.74%, so far in 2017. The stock has "Sell" rating by BMO Capital Markets on Wednesday, November 22. The firm has "Sell" rating by Pivotal Research give...

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  • China's Geely buys stake in Swedish truck maker Volvo from Cevian
China's Geely buys stake in Swedish truck maker Volvo from Cevian

The Chinese owner of Sweden's Volvo Cars is buying a stake in truck manufacturer AB Volvo , expanding a portfolio of vehicle brands that includes shares in Malaysia's Proton and Britain's Lotus. Other automakers in Geely's portfolio include Malaysia's Proton and British sports auto maker Lotus. Shares of its Hong Kong-listed subsidiary Geely Au...

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  • Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC Has $80.10 Million Stake in Ford Motor (F)
Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC Has $80.10 Million Stake in Ford Motor (F)

It has underperformed by 8.78% the S&P500. William Duhamel decreased its stake in Herbalife Ltd. (HLF) by 0.1% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. The firm has "Hold" rating by Jefferies given on Monday, June 12. In related news, insider Steven R. Armstrong sold 22,076 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction dated Wed...

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  • No MegaMillions victor, jackpot jumps over $300 million
No MegaMillions victor, jackpot jumps over $300 million

Mega Millions Drawings are at 9:59 PM (CT) every Tuesday and Friday. That player also played the Megaplier option which increased the winnings to $4 million. Lottery site USAMega.com estimates the federal tax withholding on the $191 million Mega Millions lump sum would be $47.75 million, and state taxes could knock out up to another $16.85 mil...

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  • Apache announces restart of production at Forties field
Apache announces restart of production at Forties field

Oil prices hovered below a 2 1/2 -year high Tuesday, with Brent underpinned by the continuing pipeline outage in the North Sea. "We apologise to our customers and the local community for the issues that this creates and we are working hard to minimise the impact of the pipeline closure as far as possible".

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  • India's Reliance to settle China Development Bank debt
India's Reliance to settle China Development Bank debt

All the transactions are expected to be concluded in a phased manner between January and March 2018. The plan includes some expected and unexpected solutions, involving asset monetisation, roping in a strategic investor and exiting the strategic debt restructuring ( SDR) framework .

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  • US Holiday Season Sales Increase 4.9% Since 2011
US Holiday Season Sales Increase 4.9% Since 2011

Sarah Quinlan, senior vice president of market insights at Mastercard, called the 2017 results a "big win" for retailers, who are adjusting to changing consumer behavior. The year saw widespread store closures , while companies were trying to maintain their footing as the way Americans shop continued to shift underneath them.

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  • Market Update on Shares of Total Intl Bond ETF Vanguard (BNDX)
Market Update on Shares of Total Intl Bond ETF Vanguard (BNDX)

Using a longer term moving average such as the 200-day may help squash the noise and chaos that is sometimes created by daily price fluctuations. Using the moving average for technical stock analysis is still quite popular among traders and investors.

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  • Price Target Summary: QUALCOMM Incorporated (QCOM)
Price Target Summary: QUALCOMM Incorporated (QCOM)

About 3.02M shares traded. Ameriprise Financial, Inc. (NYSE:AMP) has risen 30.25% since December 26, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 24.43% the S&P500. The rating was maintained by Topeka Capital Markets with "Hold" on Thursday, November 5. On Monday, June 26 the stock rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with "Hold".

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  • United apologizes for giving 1st class seat to Home rep
United apologizes for giving 1st class seat to Home rep

Upon boarding the plane, Simon noticed that her seat was taken by Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee , the congresswoman from Houston . Simon, a 63-year-old schoolteacher from Washington, DC, was at the gate at George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston , preparing to board the second leg of her flight home from a trip to Guatemala .

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  • Charlottesville Shoppers Discuss Post-Christmas Gift Returns, Sales
Charlottesville Shoppers Discuss Post-Christmas Gift Returns, Sales

December 26 is the fourth-busiest day of the Christmas shopping season, according to ShopperTrak , a shopper analytics group. I think the mall will be busy especially all week with no school. Ray Ristich, who manages the Zales jewelry store at Fox Valley Mall, said sales during "the lead-up to Christmas were great". However, not everyone was sho...

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  • Google May Open Physical Stores In India To Boost Pixel Sales
Google May Open Physical Stores In India To Boost Pixel Sales

The tentative timeline for the physical Google stores is in the latter part of 2018. As per the report, Google has also appointed a senior Apple executive onboard to carry out the plans more efficiently. Back in 2013, Google had tied up with Spice Group for "AndroidLand" outlets, which was dedicated to Android smartphones from multiple brands. ...

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  • A320 Slides Off Taxiway In Boston
A320 Slides Off Taxiway In Boston

Passengers said the plane hit the ice and, suddenly, it felt like they were doing donuts on the tarmac. After spinning a complete 180 degrees, the flight came to a stop facing the opposite side. Passengers were jostled, but none were hurt. Firefighters helped passengers from the plane after the spin. As much as three inches of snow had fallen e...

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  • Humble Brag: Amazon Breaks Down Its Record Holiday Season
Humble Brag: Amazon Breaks Down Its Record Holiday Season

We're excited that people continued to join Prime this holiday, to take advantage of more fast and free shipping options plus new convenient delivery like Amazon Key, as well as early access to Lightning Deals and unlimited streaming of TV shows and movies, including Prime Originals and more.

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  • Eye-popping $284bn electricity bill gives Pennsylvania woman the shock of her life
Eye-popping $284bn electricity bill gives Pennsylvania woman the shock of her life

Mary Horomanski knew it had to be a mistake, but the electric bill still gave her a shock . Seeing the bill, Horomanski's initial thought was that she and her family put the Christmas lights up wrong. The minimum payment for December was just over $28,000. Mary Horomanski, 58, was told she had to pay the full amount within a year. "I can't...

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  • Devon Energy Corporation (NYSE:DVN) Just Reported Decreased Shorts
Devon Energy Corporation (NYSE:DVN) Just Reported Decreased Shorts

Insider ownership during the latest quarter decreased by a net of 15053 shares, indicating that DVN's key executives are feeling more bearish about the stock than they did three months ago. Numeric Lc has 888,800 shares for 0.25% of their portfolio. Fmr Llc bought 1.00M shares as the company's stock declined 13.09% while stock markets rallied.

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  • FSU Releases Statement Saying Team Met Bowl Eligibility Requirements
FSU Releases Statement Saying Team Met Bowl Eligibility Requirements

Florida State reached six wins this season by winning its last three games, including one against Louisiana-Monroe that was rescheduled for December 2 after being indefinitely postponed due to Hurricane Irma. "This monumental error should have been caught at three levels: the school, conference and NCAA", a bowl industry source told McMurphy. Over...

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  • Hundreds Enjoy Christmas Meal at Salvation Army
Hundreds Enjoy Christmas Meal at Salvation Army

This holiday season, Scott could be heard playing Christmas favorites like "Jingle Bells" and "Santa Claus is Coming to Town" in front of the Nipomo Vons grocery store, while his wife, Janice Scott, rang the classic Salvation Army bell calling for donations to its Red Kettle Campaign.

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