• Rite Aid Corporation Sees Unusually High Options Volume (RAD)
Rite Aid Corporation Sees Unusually High Options Volume (RAD)

Public Employees Retirement System of OH raised its stake in shares of Rite Aid Corporation by 1.4% in the first quarter. Return on equity is one of the basic metrics used to evaluate a company's stock. The company's forward price to earnings ratio for next fiscal year is 44.16. RAD has been the topic of Quite a few brokerage firm researc...

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  • Nutanix makes hybrid cloud push with Calm and Xi Cloud
Nutanix makes hybrid cloud push with Calm and Xi Cloud

Bank of America Corporation assumed coverage on shares of Nutanix in a report on Thursday, April 6th. Tracking the stock price in relation to moving averages as well as highs and lows for the year might assist with evaluating future stock performance.

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  • EPA Proposes Rule to Repeal 'WOTUS'; NPPC Welcomes Proposal
EPA Proposes Rule to Repeal 'WOTUS'; NPPC Welcomes Proposal

Doing so would protect drinking water for 117 million Americans, it said. More than 800,000 Americans - including doctors and nurses, businesses, mayors, farmers, and local organizations - urged the EPA to adopt the Clean Water Rule. Since the administration first made clear that it meant to follow through on Trump's campaign promises to rollback...

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  • Staples shares surge after $6.9bn private equity buyout
Staples shares surge after $6.9bn private equity buyout

Buyout firms largely have refrained from attempting leveraged buyouts of USA retailers in the past two years, amid a wave of bankruptcies in the sector that have included Sports Authority, Rue21, Gymboree and BCBG Max Azria. The offer follows last year's collapse of Staples plan to merge with competitor Office Depot , a federal judge blocked t...

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  • Refinance mortgage rate rises for Thursday
Refinance mortgage rate rises for Thursday

The shorter term, popular 15 year refi fixed rate loan interest rates have been published at 3.000% at the bank carrying an April of 3.145%. The benchmark 30 year refinance loan interest rates at Chase start at 3.750% and an April of 3.853%.

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  • Sky, Twenty-First Century Fox deal hits hurdle
Sky, Twenty-First Century Fox deal hits hurdle

Bradley said parties involved in the process can make representations to her before she reaches a final decision, with a deadline of 14 July. Sky has pay-TV operations in the UK, Germany , Austria and Italy. However, these did not in its view demonstrate that the merged company would lack a genuine commitment to broadcasting standards. "We wil...

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  • June German Inflation Rises To 1.6%, Further Ammunition For ECB Hawks
June German Inflation Rises To 1.6%, Further Ammunition For ECB Hawks

The dollar index, which measures the greenback against a basket of six major rivals, fell as much as 0.4 percent to hit a more than seven-month low of 95.967. Crude oil futures gave back some of Tuesday's near two per cent gain made on the back of the weaker dollar and expectations that USA crude inventories might decline for a third consecutive we...

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  • Thousands more jobs axed at Tesco
Thousands more jobs axed at Tesco

Earlier this year the supermarket also culled 1,600 deputy store manager roles. Tesco recently reached an agreement with the Serious Fraud Office to pay a £129m fine to avoid prosecution for overstating its profits in 2014, with Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Kingsley Napley advising.

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  • Big investor payouts seen at USA banking giants
Big investor payouts seen at USA banking giants

BBVA Compass submitted its capital plan, which was approved by its board of directors, to the Federal Reserve in April 2017 as part of the Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review ( CCAR ) of the 34 largest USA bank holding companies. The Stress test operates in two parts: the quantitative, and the qualitative, according to an official stateme...

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  • Cyber Attack: National Cyber Security Coordinator arrives in JNPT to assess impact
Cyber Attack: National Cyber Security Coordinator arrives in JNPT to assess impact

The largest terminal in the Port of Los Angeles remained closed Wednesday following a cyber-attack that hit computers at various companies in Europe and around the globe. The radiation monitoring system at Chernobyl was taken offline, forcing employees to use hand-held counters to measure levels at the former nuclear plant's exclusion zone.

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  • Tesco urges watchdog to fast-track investigation into £3.7bn Booker merger
Tesco urges watchdog to fast-track investigation into £3.7bn Booker merger

Both companies said they want the regulator to move "more quickly" by taking the probe into an in-depth "Phase 2" stage within two weeks. The CMA is assessing whether the deal could reduce competition and choice for shoppers and other customers, such as stores now supplied by Booker.

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  • Stock to Lookout for: General Mills (NYSE:GIS)
Stock to Lookout for: General Mills (NYSE:GIS)

Brittany Weissman, an analyst at Edward Jones, which has a hold rating on General Mills' shares, said in a note after the earnings release that the company "faces many challenges", but she expects improving sales trends and continued cost savings that should drive improved profit margins and earnings growth.

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  • Sells 419897 Shares of Barrick Gold Corporation (ABX)
Sells 419897 Shares of Barrick Gold Corporation (ABX)

The stock shows a Short Ratio of 0.99 with the total number of Shares Short (Previous Month) of 11.27 Million. Its up 183.33% from 1,200 shares previously. Clarkson Platou upgraded the shares of ABX in report on Monday, April 18 to "Buy" rating. (NASDAQ:HSTM) earned "Strong-Buy" rating by Zacks on Tuesday, August 4.

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  • Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) Upgraded at Vetr Inc
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) Upgraded at Vetr Inc

Sanctuary Wealth Advisors Llc decreased its stake in Advanced Micro Devices Inc ( AMD ) by 50.26% based on its latest 2016Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. The Illinois-based Nuveen Asset Mngmt Ltd Liability Co has invested 0.02% in Advanced Micro Devices, Inc . The stock of Paramount Group Inc (NYSE:PGRE) earned "Neutral" rating by BTIG Resear...

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  • New EU taxes could fill Brexit budget hole
New EU taxes could fill Brexit budget hole

The rebate, negotiated under former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, is a complex calculation which sees a sizeable proportion of the UK's net contribution to the European Union each year returned. The bloc, which will be left with 27 members, has long planned to bolster its security and defense measures. Or scale down our ambitions'. Now just un...

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  • Telegram App: Encrypted Messaging Service Faces Ban In Russia
Telegram App: Encrypted Messaging Service Faces Ban In Russia

Telegram , an app built to provide its users with a private means of communication by allowing them to send encrypted messages to and from one another, has thus far refused to comply with the law and with requests from Russian authorities to surrender data.

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  • Italy faces €17bn bill in deal to wind down two failed banks
Italy faces €17bn bill in deal to wind down two failed banks

Veneto Banca and Banca Popolare di Vicenza, are midsize lenders in the Veneto, Italy's prosperous north east. Wieland accused Italy of "looking for exceptions" to the rules, warning that such an approach would discourage Germany from supporting any common European protection of deposits, a proposal made to underpin confidence in the region's lend...

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  • Coca-Cola Company (The) (KO) Shares Bought by V Wealth Management LLC
Coca-Cola Company (The) (KO) Shares Bought by V Wealth Management LLC

Despite the tumultous week, investors holding steadfast look to continue to see near-term gains despite the global uncertainty. The analysts estimated EPS for the higher end at 0.6 and lower end at 0.56 while the year ago reported earnings per share was 0.61.

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  • Tech Report: App to report illegal fireworks
Tech Report: App to report illegal fireworks

Fireworks stands are opening up in some Bay Area cities with the Fourth of July now just days away. As Canada approaches its 150th birthday, many are starting to stock up on celebratory fireworks. Instead, attend public displays and leave fireworks to the professionals. Be Prepared before lighting fireworks: keep water available by using a ga...

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  • Bank of the Ozarks (OZRK) Receiving Somewhat Critical Media Coverage, Study Shows
Bank of the Ozarks (OZRK) Receiving Somewhat Critical Media Coverage, Study Shows

The stock decreased 1.73% or $0.8 on June 23, reaching $45.44. Bank Of The Ozarks Inc (NASDAQ:OZRK) has risen 26.77% since June 27, 2016 and is uptrending. Investors sentiment decreased to 1.18 in Q4 2016. Rating Scale; where 1.0 rating means Strong Buy, 2.0 rating signify Buy, 3.0 recommendation reveals Hold, 4.0 rating score shows Sell and 5.0 di...

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  • A unsafe heat wave will scorch the US Southwest this week
A unsafe heat wave will scorch the US Southwest this week

A forecast of 120-degree weather was expected to hit Phoenix on Tuesday, and the aircraft affected by the heat - Bombardier CRJ aircraft, according to the paper - can not operate at temperatures in excess of 118 degrees. American had not canceled any Monday flights to or from Sky Harbor as of noon, an American spokeswoman confirmed, add...

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  • Burn Hazard Prompts Recall of 36K TNT Fireworks
Burn Hazard Prompts Recall of 36K TNT Fireworks

Some fireworks that are supposed to just smoke when they're lit are under recall because they may explode unexpectedly. They were sold in bags with three canisters. They were sold at Target, Wal-Mart, Meijer, Kroger and Albertsons in Wisconsin , Illinois, Vermont and OH in May and June. The UPC number 027736036561 appears on the packaging.

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  • Bragg Financial Advisors Inc Purchases 585 Shares of Darden Restaurants, Inc. (DRI)
Bragg Financial Advisors Inc Purchases 585 Shares of Darden Restaurants, Inc. (DRI)

Comerica Bank increased its position in Darden Restaurants by 34.5% in the fourth quarter. Piedmont Investment Advisors LLC increased its position in shares of Darden Restaurants by 1.8% in the first quarter. "Believe it or not, millennials still want to come to restaurants", Gene Lee, chief executive of Olive Garden's parent company Darden ...

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  • New BMW 5 Series sedan India launch price INR 49.90 lakhs
New BMW 5 Series sedan India launch price INR 49.90 lakhs

The new 5 is larger and lighter than the vehicle it replaces. The BMW 530i sprints from 0 to 60 miles per hour in 6 seconds (5.8 seconds with xDrive) and reaches a top speed of 209kmph. The headlamps are now connected with the chrome chrome-lined iconic BMW kidney grille as well. "The 10.25" touchscreen infotainment system has voice commands,...

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  • Stalled LIRR Train in Queens Causing Delays
Stalled LIRR Train in Queens Causing Delays

Riders were transferred onto a diesel rescue train and brought to Hunterspoint Avenue. No injuries were reported and no one tried to leave the train, officials said. 2 and 3 subways; and on the 7 train at Woodside (61st St), and Hunterspoint Ave. The LIRR asked commuters to plan for potential delays and cancellations into Penn Station Thursday mo...

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  • Court orders Google to de-index a company globally
Court orders Google to de-index a company globally

Wikimedia, which oversees the online encyclopedia, Wikipedia, said it had grave concerns about an order barring Google from carrying information "because of the potential impact on the global dissemination and receipt of knowledge and because organizations such as Wikimedia will be at the receiving end of future orders meant to thwart such dissemin...

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  • Rs 200 notes may reach you soon, printing of new currency begins
Rs 200 notes may reach you soon, printing of new currency begins

Rs 200 currency notes will really be useful in transactions and people would love to have this, since they will be something entirely new. As indicated by the report , the new cash was booked to come in January, be that as it may, it was postponed because of the squeezing need to supply Rs 500 notes.

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  • Vanilla Air refuses use of wheelchair
Vanilla Air refuses use of wheelchair

Kijima is an experienced traveller, and head of the Japan Accessible Tourist Center, a non-profit organisation which catalogues accessibility issues for tourists to Japan. "If people who can not walk are not allowed to board the plane, then are babies and the elderly also not allowed to board?" The company has also set up consultation services ...

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  • McDonald's to soon close 43 restaurants; Laying off 1700 employees
McDonald's to soon close 43 restaurants; Laying off 1700 employees

Media reports suggest the CPRL failed to get the mandatory regulatory health licences renewed because of the infighting between Vikram Bakshi and McDonald's. "India continues to be an important market for McDonald's and we are committed to working with CPRL to resolve the issue as soon as possible", the statement added.

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  • BT auditor faces investigation by United Kingdom regulator
BT auditor faces investigation by United Kingdom regulator

The FRC, which is responsible for promoting high-quality corporate governance and reporting, said Thursday that following completion of initial enquiries, it will begin the investigation into BT's consolidated financial statements for the years ended March 31, 2015 to 2017 inclusive.

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  • Zillow Sends Cease & Desist Letter to 'McMansion Hell' Blogger
Zillow Sends Cease & Desist Letter to 'McMansion Hell' Blogger

The site is slated to return after the backup, probably the evening of June 27. This post has been updated with comment from Zillow . She said she has removed photos before when she was approached by photographers whose images she took off real estate sites.

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  • US to seek more security on international flights
US to seek more security on international flights

Airlines that failed to satisfy new security requirements could still face future in-cabin electronics restrictions, the sources said. The enhanced procedures will impact 105 countries, 180 airlines and an average of 2,000 daily flights. The officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity to brief reporters, said Kelly worked with airlines to find w...

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  • Firms scramble to recover from wave of cyberattacks
Firms scramble to recover from wave of cyberattacks

Firms in Ukraine were among the first to report the incident, as its state power company and Kiev airport were targeted, a BBC report said . The deputy Prime Minister, Rozenko Pavlo, confirmed infection of all government computers.

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  • US pending home sales slip for 3rd straight month
US pending home sales slip for 3rd straight month

Pending home sales flopped in May as inventory continued to drag on the housing market, down 0.8 percent in the National Association of REALTORS® ( NAR ) Pending Home Sales Index (PHSI). Yun said. Contract signings on homes priced between $100,000 and $250,000 were up just 2 percent from a year ago, compared with a 26 percent surge for properti...

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  • Original Doom 2 Floppy Disks Are Up For Auction
Original Doom 2 Floppy Disks Are Up For Auction

There's no word yet on whether the buyer wants Romero to sign the diskettes, but given the selling price I'd say it's the least he could do. It looks like this is just a standard copy of the floppy disk edition of the game (version 1.7) that happens to have been owned by Romero.

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