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South Australian pollies kick off campaign

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The 5kW solar panel system and 13.5kWh Tesla Powerwall 2 batteries would be installed at no charge to participating households, but would be funded through the sale of electricity and by taxpayers through a A$2 million ($1.6-million) government grant and a A$30-million loan from the state-government-funded Renewable Technology Fund . Read More »

How Analysts Rated Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) Last Week?

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Exxon Mobil and Chevron reported strong profits for the fourth quarter, but majority came from one-time benefits related to the recently-enacted USA tax law. Shares for $606,082 were sold by Milton Bryan W on Tuesday, December 12. Morfit G Mason sold $507.89M worth of stock or 7.00 million shares. Round Table Svcs Ltd Liability Corporation owns 6,992 shares or 0.2% of their USA portfolio. Read More »

Oil prices jump on statistics of drilling rigs in US

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Taylor sees prices rising on the back of "robust" growth in global demand, but tipped the market would remain "boringly rangebound" in the short and medium term. The EIA also reported the biggest increase in crude oil stocks since March past year, a rise of 6.8 million barrels. The US Energy Information Administration issued figures this week, slightly below records set back in November 1970, looking to overtake Russian Federation and Saudi Arabia as major producers. Read More »

Microsoft (MSFT) Given a $103.00 Price Target by Goldman Sachs Group Analysts

About 5.64M shares traded or 13.22% up from the average. RE/MAX Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:RMAX) has risen 40.84% since February 3, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 11.52% the S&P500. RE/MAX Holdings had 16 analyst reports since August 11, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was upgraded on Wednesday, September 2 by Vetr. Macquarie set a $95.00 price target on Microsoft and gave the company a "neutral" rating in a report on Thursday. Read More »

Earnings drive gains for United States stocks in early trading

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NASDAQ measures a number of indices reflecting the reaction of USA's high tech markets and business environments on the country's political and economic developments which have an impact on high tech markets. The stock lost $6 to $104.33. ENERGY: Benchmark U.S. crude fell 14 cents to $64.36 per barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. Brent crude, used to price worldwide oils , gained 26 cents to $69.15 per barrel in London. Read More »

Rory Best Explains Why He Attended Jackson/Olding Trial

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Mr Jackson and Mr Olding deny raping the woman in a house in south Belfast in June 2016. The pair deny all the charges. Also yesterday afternoon, footage of her police interview was played to the court. Jackson denies a further charge of sexual assault. Under cross-examination by Jackson's barrister Brendan Kelly QC, the woman was asked about Ollie's. Read More »

Significant Movers of Yesterday: MannKind Corp. (MNKD), Antero Resources Corporation (AR)

Shares of Range Resources Corporation ( RRC ) moved -2.60% in the recent trading day. About 3.35 million shares traded or 32.13% up from the average. It has outperformed by 10.05% the S&P500. A reading of 6 recommends that you Holdand finally that of recommends that you Sell. 5 of these were buys and 8 were sells. $109.70 million worth of stock was sold by Koum Jan on Wednesday, August 30. Read More »

Equity indices open higher ahead of Budget

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Besides LTCG tax woes, fiscal deficit also dried out the spirit of investors' sentiments as well. On January 21, 2008, BSE Sensex had fallen by 1408.35 whereas on October 24, 2008 it had gone down by 1070.63 points. "Indian equity market will take further cues from global markets, and earnings trajectory". Investors were disappointed with LTCG coming in over & above STT. Read More »

India cracking down on 'illegal' cryptocurrencies

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Jaitley stated that "The government does not consider cryptocurrencies legal tender or coin and will take all measures to eliminate use of these cryptoassets in financing illegitimate activities or as part of the payment system". People are getting scared", Coinsecure has a volume of about 100 coins a day, he said. "Based on the Union Budget 2018 announcement, there is no change in government's stance with respect to cryptocurrency ". Read More »

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Stock Little Changed By Earnings Beat

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The stock presently has a consensus rating of "Buy" and a consensus price target of $92.41. Microsoft Corporation had 162 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Thursday, October 26 by Needham. Robert W. Baird maintained Honeywell International Inc. Oppenheimer maintained the shares of MSFT in report on Wednesday, December 20 with "Buy" rating. Read More »

LaVale Bon-Ton not targeted for closure

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In all, he expects 47 stores to close in the early parts of this year. In addition to the eight stores in Pennsylvania, Bon-Ton is shuttering locations in Idaho (1), IL (7), in (5), Iowa (2), Kentucky (1), MI (2), Minnesota (1), New Hampshire (1), New Jersey (1), NY (2), OH (1), Utah (1) and Wisconsin (9). Read More »

Why Amazon, Berkshire and JPMorgan Are Teaming Up on Health Care

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The new company is still in the planning stages. Plagued by high costs and inefficiency, healthcare has become a " hungry tapeworm " eating away at the American economy , according to Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett . It is not clear if the leaders' ultimate goal involves expanding to offer coverage to people outside their businesses. S3 arrives at that figure by calculating the single-day profit short speculators made on each of the 12 companies that make up the iShares ... Read More »

Plane makes emergency landing on USA freeway

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Costa Mesa Fire and Rescue informed in a tweet that a small aircraft had landed on January 28 and no one was injured. "You have maybe a minute, maybe two minutes max to figure something out and make decisions and I went with my gut on the freeway", the pilot said. Read More »

BBC proposes pay cap in gender equity dispute

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The PwC report did, however, identify a number of issues in relation to pay, including a lack of clarity and openness about the basis for decisions because of the absence of pay ranges for on-air roles. The BBC reported Friday that six of its highest-paid male broadcasters have agreed to take pay cuts after revelations of a gender divide in salaries. Read More »

Pfizer beats Wall Street estimates on tax gain

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Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE ) is set to report quarterly earnings on 1/30/2018 8:30:00 AM. Pfizer Inc. (PFE ) pays out an annual dividend of 1.36 per share. This is in contrast to PFE which will have a positive growth at a 6.11% annual rate. It also reduced Intuitive Surgical Inc (NASDAQ:ISRG) stake by 825 shares and now owns 275 shares. Read More »

Quiksilver CEO Pierre Agnes Lost At Sea

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French coastguards are searching for the head of a leading surfing equipment company after his boat was found washed ashore in south-western France. Three years ago, he replaced Andy Mooney, who served as the brand's CEO between 2013 and 2015. Read More »

New warning about social media after report finds millions of fake accounts

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On Saturday, Schneiderman said impersonation and deception are illegal under NY law and that he is opening an investigation into Devumi and its "apparent sale of bots using stolen identities". "Plans start at just $19/month". The fraudulent nature of this behavior is a serious concern, especially when it's estimated that 15 percent of Twitter's accounts are phony. Read More »

Residents in Louisiana can start filing state taxes now

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Then, by tax day , you reconcile the amount you paid with the amount you actually owe. Previous year alone, we processed over 40 million tax returns for taxpayers. According to the IRS , most returns should be issued in less than 21 days, however other factors could prolong that process. January 29, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -As tax season officially opens and millions of Americans begin filing their returns with the IRS today, is releasing its annual American Tax IQ survey, analyzing how over ... Read More »

Feds Warn of 'Jackpotting' ATM Hacks in the US

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The US Secret Service is warning of an ATM attack that lets perpetrators withdraw large sums of money. For the first time on record, ATMs located in the United States are falling prey to jackpotting, an attack in which malicious hardware or software forces the machines to dispense huge amounts of cash to waiting thieves, KrebsOnSecurity reported over the weekend. Read More »

EasyJet's CEO lowers salary for equal pay

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He has now said that to demonstrate his commitment to "address the gender imbalance" he has asked the board to cut his pay to match that of McCall. With only about five percent of the airline's current pilots being female, Lundgren also set a hiring goal of having at least 20 percent of easyJet's pilots be women by 2020. Read More »

Seine river swells to peak of almost 20 feet after Paris floods

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Four reservoir lakes along the Marne, Seine , Aube and Yonne are already reportedly full beyond capacity, while further rainfall as the week progresses is expected to slow the the fall in river levels. Inside the studios, tables and dressers have been lifted off the floor as water seeps through the walls, the agency says. All boat traffic on the Seine in Paris and upstream has been stopped, keeping tourists off the capital's famed sightseeing boats. Read More »

Elon Musk's Boring Company Is Selling Flamethrowers Now

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Wallach's post, which was taken at a Boring Co. tunneling site, featured the musician playing around with the flamethrower. There's not even a picture, so it probably doesn't look all that impressive. Before everyone panics about the dangers of Elon Musk's flamethrowers, however, it is pertinent to note that The Boring Company flamethrower is not really a full-fledged flamethrower. Read More »

IKEA founder, Ingvar Kamprad, passes away

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For decades, the company seemed to be thriving under his watch, as it avoided controversy and seemed to instill in its employees a near-fanatical devotion to Kamprad. "Ingvar Kamprad was a unique entrepreneur who had a big impact on Swedish business and who made home design a possibility for the many not just the few", national news agency TT quoted Lofven saying. Read More »