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Oil Prices Could Rise to $100

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After jumping almost 3% overnight, Brent was at $74.40 a barrel, up 1.25% on the day. U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude futures hit a fresh high going back to December 2, 2014. Yields on United States two-year Treasuries stood at levels last visited in 2008 at 2.43 per cent and 10-year German yields went above 0.55 per cent for the first time in nearly a month. Read More »

Study shows new treatment could help prevent migraines

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Each participant was given either 140 milligrams of erenumab (injections) or a placebo once a month for a period of three months. Commenting on the findings, Dr Mark Toms, chief scientific officer at Novartis UK said: "There has been no real advancement in migraine treatment for the past twenty years and "There has been no real advancement in migraine treatment for the past twenty years and we're proud to be breaking new ground in neurology for the millions of people in the UK living with ... Read More »

Peel Hunt Raises Weir Group (WEIR) Price Target to GBX 2350

Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) has risen 31.98% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 12.61% the S&P500. Among 18 analysts covering Shire PLC ( LON:SHP ), 14 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. The stock increased 1.24% or GBX 1.9 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 155. GAME Digital plc (LON:GMD) has 0.00% since April 17, 2017 and is. Read More »

Cadillac president leaving company effective immediately

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Effective immediately, Johan de Nysschen is out as Cadillac's CEO, after only spending four years at the helm of the luxury American brand. Even though the first quarter of 2018 saw sales rise 8.1 percent, that was with the help of hefty incentives. Read More »

Netflix, Inc. (NFLX) Sets 12-Month High

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Lake Street Advisors Group LLC acquired a new position in Netflix in the fourth quarter valued at about $417,000. Edmond DE Rothschild Italia SGR SPA raised its stake in Netflix by 0.9% in the third quarter. GBH Insights calls the subscriber tally out of Netflix "eye popping" as it maintains an Attractive rating and price target of $375. Sanford C. Bernstein assumed coverage on shares of Netflix in a report on Thursday, March 16th. Read More »

Telegram Blocked By Service Providers In Russia As Intimated By Roskomnadzor

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The decision to block the messaging app followed a months-long standoff between Telegram and the FSB, which demanded the encryption keys so it could access users' messages. On 13 April 2018, the Taganskyi District Court of Moscow upheld Roscomnadzor's claim to block access to Telegram. "The damage to public and private interests is done the other way around - through an immediate blocking of the Telegram, and not through actions (inaction) of the latter", the document said . Read More »

IBM reports 5 pct rise in quarterly revenue

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The stock increased 0.75% or $1.18 during the last trading session, reaching $157.89. ETF Managers Group LLC acquired a new stake in shares of IBM during the 2nd quarter worth about $121,000. International Business Machines Corporation operates as an integrated technology and services company worldwide. Swiss National Bank & Trust owns 3.51 million shares. Read More »

Tax deadline is Tuesday

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If you owe money, you'll need to get that in by Tuesday as well or else you can expect to pay late payment penalties . Just in time for tax day: The IRS website to make payments is down. If you still have not filed your taxes, Spivey suggests getting organized really quickly. The late filing penalty amounts to 5% of your unpaid tax every month or part of a month that it goes unpaid. Read More »

Parent company of Herbergers to liquidate stores

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The status of the Bergner's store at Eastland Mall, Bloomington, is unclear. The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc., Younkers' parent company, filed for bankruptcy in February. Bon-Ton has more than 22,000 employees and 254 stores in the U.S. Brick and mortar retailers have faced growing pressure from Internet sales and discount retailers like Walmart and Target. Read More »

WPP's CEO Sir Martin Sorrell resigns

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For the past 33 years, I have spent every single day thinking about the future of WPP . At-will agreements also allow employees in the U.S. to leave an organisation without notice or explanation. He created the advertising holding business via a reverse takeover of what at the time was Wire and Plastic Products, during 1985, a maker of shopping carts. Read More »

SpaceX will build its massive interplanetary rocket in Los Angeles

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Falcon 9 is a two-stage rocket designed and manufactured by SpaceX for the reliable and safe transport of satellites and the Dragon spacecraft into orbit. SpaceX , founded by visionary CEO Elon Musk , already builds its current Falcon 9 and Falcon Heavy rockets in Hawthorne, California, which is within the city limits of Los Angeles. Read More »

How a Supreme Court case could affect your online purchases

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Currently Amazon and some others collect sales tax on all their direct sales but do not collect taxes on sales from other vendors that use the Amazon site. "I think you're going to see a flood not only of demands for ongoing tax collection but retroactive audits", said Andy Pincus, a Washington lawyer who filed a brief on behalf of EBay and a group of small businesses that oppose the states. Read More »

Gov. Bevin tries to clarify comments about teacher protests

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Bevin made on Friday are unbecoming of someone of his stature, and we demand that he issue a true apology", said Richard Becker, a union representative and candidate for the Kentucky House of Representatives. He added that children who were out of school "were harmed - some physically, some sexually - some were introduced to drugs for the first time because they were vulnerable and left alone". Read More »

Economy Watch: Retail Sales See Healthy Uptick in March

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Retail sales in America grew by 0.6% in March after three straight months of declines. Economists polled by Reuters had forecast retail sales rising 0.4 per cent in March. O'Sullivan estimates consumer spending grew at a 1 percent annual pace in the first quarter. The economy expanded at a 2.9 percent pace in the October-December quarter. Read More »

Goldman profit jumps 27 per cent as trading surges

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Alpha Windward Lc invested in 0.16% or 1,062 shares. GS underperformed by 1.89% the S&P 500. Insiders sold a total of 83,548 shares of company stock worth $22,064,172 in the last ninety days. About 1.56 million shares traded. Brandywine Global Invest Ltd Liability owns 451,434 shs for 0.69% of their capital. (NYSE:GS) rating on Wednesday, January 17. Read More »

RFD passengers react to faulty flight allegations with Allegiant Airlines

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In addition, Bahrami said the FAA ongoing evaluation of the airline's safety compliance has not discovered any significant or systemic issues with Allegiant's current operations during its 2016 audit of the airline. In the years following, the airline replaced its entire fleet of aircraft at the St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport with Airbus models . The flight was only in the air for about 10 minutes before turning back to Vegas, which Church said brought on a panic attack. Read More »

Brokers Recommendations on: Tesla Motors, Inc. (TSLA)

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The brokerage issued a sell rating and a $84.00 price objective on the electric vehicle producer's stock. And that situation could worsen as more alternatives to the Tesla come to market, warned Gordon Johnson, an analyst with the Vertical Group during a CNBC interview. Read More »

Russia tension escalates over Syria

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The Syrian government has denied the allegations. She said of the alleged chemical attack that " Russia can complain all it wants about fake news, but no one is buying its lies and its cover-ups". Critics assailed Trump for the limited nature of the 2017 attack, which did little to disrupt Syrian air operations or deter the use of chemical weapons, reported repeatedly in the following months. Read More »

Russian Federation nerve agent tested BEFORE Skripal attack, damning dossier claims

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The central element of Britain's case against Russian Federation is the unusual nerve agent used in the attack, which was developed in Soviet laboratories during the last years of the Soviet Union. In an analysis of samples taken from the home of the Skripals, the highest concentrations of toxic chemical novichok, thought to be responsible for their poisoning, was found on door handles. Read More »

Swedbank Increased Its Jpmorgan Chase & (JPM) Stake

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Asset Management Incorporated owns 288,317 shares. Smith Chas P & Associates PA Cpas increased its stake in shares of JPMorgan Chase by 0.4% in the second quarter. The company rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Tuesday, December 12. (OTCMKTS:GLPW) for 3.17M shares. The shares were sold at an average price of $84.16, for a total value of $566,228.48. Read More »

NTSB says it removed Tesla from deadly crash investigation, Tesla disputes claim

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In revealing those details-and effectively blaming the driver when the investigation has barely begun-Tesla violated its agreement with the NTSB, which requires all parties to keep quiet and let it do the talking. and must be prepared to take action at any time". Neither Tesla nor NHTSA has released the underlying data to support the crash-rate reduction claim. Read More »

Bitcoin surges 17% to move above $8000

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PIVX (PIVX) traded 7% higher against the dollar and now trades at $4.54 or 0.00056168 BTC. Kore (KORE) traded 6.2% higher against the dollar and now trades at $2.85 or 0.00036357 BTC. STK's official Twitter account is @STKtoken . Bears had amassed record shorts of more than 38,000 Bitcoin as of yesterday on trading platform Bitfinex, according to data compiled by TradingView. Read More »

Amid trade fight, Trump says he'll 'make it up' to farmers

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Stocks are rising on Wall Street Tuesday after Chinese President Xi Jinping offered possible concessions in a trade dispute with the U.S. Xi promised to reduce China's tariffs on imported cars and to improve intellectual property protection, steps that could help the U.S. Read More »

Spotify And Hulu Shake Hand For $13 Subscription Plan

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The music service Spotify is bundling up with movie streaming service Hulu. For now, they are offering paying Spotify members a three-month trial of Hulu for $0.99; after that you'll be switched over to the $12.99 monthly bundle unless you cancel. Read More »

Webster Groves School Board gives go-ahead to early college program

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In case future winters bring as many snow days as the current one, the board voted to add a clarification to the 2018-19 school calendar. "People are so quick to jump on a problem, and instead of bashing the district, which puts a negative light on the whole community, let's come together to find out ways to (find) a solution", Rucker said. Read More »

Facebook's Zuckerberg says his own data was shared by Cambridge Analytica

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This week, Facebook began notifying 87 million users whose data was acquired by Cambridge Analytica - a political data firm with ties to President Trump's election campaign. Mark Zuckerberg's time before Congress was a far cry from the slick presentations he usually makes when promoting his company. Mr. Zuckerberg did not admit that the company explicitly chose to withhold that information from consumers, but he said the company made a mistake in not telling users. Read More »