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Nintendo Switch Exceeds Forecast with 2.4 Million Sales in the First Month
- April 20, 2017

We knew the Nintendo Switch was off to a good start, based on USA sales numbers from March NPD numbers, but now it appear that the young upstart console has broken Nintendo's expectations with more than 2.4 million units sold worldwide. (more...)
Cuomo calls on Trump to fight Canadian dairy pricing; president vows action
- April 20, 2017

Canada recently imposed duties on ultra-filtered milk, a concentrate used to make cheese. "We're more the mouse", says Bernie Wolf, a professor economics and global business at York University. Tensions have continued to rise between farmers and politicians in the United States and Canada since Grassland in Greenwood, Wisconsin, blamed the Canadian policy change for forcing them to cut ties with dairy farmers earlier this month. (more...)
Has $1.575 Million Position in NVIDIA Co. (NVDA) Has $1.575 Million Position in NVIDIA Co. (NVDA)
- April 20, 2017

The way I see the situation in Nvidia , the current about-face in one of 2016's best-performing stocks is creating an opportunity, to pick up a company entrenched in some of the market's strongest, secular growth areas, on the cheap and maybe a good deal cheaper. (more...)
Goldcorp Inc. (USA) (NYSE:GG) & RPC, Inc. (NYSE:RES) Goldcorp Inc. (USA) (NYSE:GG) & RPC, Inc. (NYSE:RES)
- April 20, 2017

The legal version of this article can be accessed at https://transcriptdaily.com/2017/04/19/foresters-investment-management-company-inc-sells-17500-shares-of-jpmorgan-chase-co-jpm.html. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of JPMorgan Chase & Co. from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $96.00 price target on the stock in a report on Tuesday, January 10th. (more...)
Zidane admits his Madrid future is still unclear
- April 20, 2017

Zidane told a press conference: "We got a draw today, but I think that it's a case of two points dropped". Simeone said he expected a change to the Madrid XI, predicting that home coach Zinedine Zidane would start playmaker Isco in place of holding midfielder Casemiro. (more...)
After Scrapping 457 Visa, Australia Unveils Tighter Citizenship Laws After Scrapping 457 Visa, Australia Unveils Tighter Citizenship Laws
- April 20, 2017

After the Australian Government announced that it will abolish the Subclass 457 Visa for foreign workers-a move that spells uncertainty for many Indians working there-India said that it is looking into the consequences. "Our reforms will ensure applicants are competent in English, have been a permanent resident for at least four years and are committed to embracing Australian values ", Mr Littleproud said. (more...)
Applications for US jobless aid rise but remain at low level Applications for US jobless aid rise but remain at low level
- April 20, 2017

But factories hired more workers and increased working hours, underscoring the labour market's strength. After reporting a slight drop in first-time claims for USA unemployment benefits in the previous week, the Labor Department released a report on Thursday showing that initial jobless claims rebounded in the week ended April 15th. (more...)
Starbucks calls shifting-color drink a Starbucks calls shifting-color drink a "Unicorn Frappuccino"
- April 20, 2017

There's a whole lot of mysterious left for the eye's imagination. The chain says the drink was inspired by the trend of unicorn-themed food online and starts out purple with a sweet and fruity taste. Casual swirls of the straw will reveal that this Frappuccino not only changes in flavor, but also in color from purple to pink. There is no coffee, and it's caffeine free. (more...)
Venezuela's opposition seeks to keep pressure on Maduro
- April 20, 2017

After nearly three weeks of anti-government protests on the streets of Venezuela and coupled with Wednesday's figure, the current death toll has increased to eight, including one police officer. The government last year abruptly postponed regional elections the opposition was heavily favoured to win and cut off a petition drive to force a referendum seeking Maduro's removal before elections late next year. (more...)
China's CMC in tie-up with Hollywood talent agency CAA China's CMC in tie-up with Hollywood talent agency CAA
- April 20, 2017

CMC, founded by Ruigang in 2010, is a leading investor in the media and entertainment, internet and mobile, and lifestyle sectors in China. "Now that we have a best-in-class, highly trusted local partner, we have a new level of access and resource and capital for our growth", CAA president Richard Lovett tells THR. (more...)
CSX Profit Rise Lifts Shares as Harrison Plots Turnaround CSX Profit Rise Lifts Shares as Harrison Plots Turnaround
- April 20, 2017

Municipal Employees Retirement System of MI increased its stake in shares of CSX by 0.3% in the third quarter. Rowland & Co. Investment Counsel ADV now owns 79,306 shares of the company's stock valued at $2,419,000 after buying an additional 1,501 shares during the period. (more...)
Analyst Advice And Earnings Insight: Soligenix, Inc. (SNGX), BlackBerry Limited (BBRY) Analyst Advice And Earnings Insight: Soligenix, Inc. (SNGX), BlackBerry Limited (BBRY)
- April 20, 2017

The stock recently closed its previous session at $8.77 by showing a percentage change of 1.5% from its previous day closing price of $8.64. The stock as of last trading session moved 40.77% up from its 52 week low and was -4.57% behind its 52 week high. (more...)
Belated O'Reilly exit shows Fox still on back foot Belated O'Reilly exit shows Fox still on back foot
- April 20, 2017

Several weeks ago, a woman named Wendy Walsh stepped forward with another complaint against O'Reilly. O'Reilly's success at appealing to like-minded viewers made him and Fox into cable news leaders. Unfounded or not, the appearance of impropriety created a public relations nightmare and dozens of advertisers pulled spots from his show. Yet his ratings did not seem to suffer, still easily hovering at the top of the cable news landscape even amid the poor press. (more...)
United Airlines not to fire employees who dragged passenger United Airlines not to fire employees who dragged passenger
- April 20, 2017

Aninda Sadhukhan visited his shredder to dispose of his United MileagePlus Explorer card with Chase Bank on Monday night after he canceled the account. Dao, who had immigrated to the United States from Vietnam, repeatedly accused airline officials of discriminating against him for being a Chinese before he was hauled off the plane, according to a fellow passenger. (more...)
General Motors says Venezuela illegally seizes plant in Valencia General Motors says Venezuela illegally seizes plant in Valencia
- April 20, 2017

General Motors Venezolana, GM's subsidiary in the country, has operated in Venezuela for almost 70 years. Venezuela's government has taken over factories in the past. Hyperinflation has wiped out the value of its currency, the bolivar. Three people were killed late Wednesday as tens of thousands of people took the streets to demand fresh presidential elections and the release of jailed opposition politicians. (more...)
GIB sale to MacQuarie confirmed GIB sale to MacQuarie confirmed
- April 20, 2017

The government, GIB's sole shareholder, launched the sales process to privatise the fund previous year. While announcing the agreement on Thursday, the United Kingdom government said that the deal will meet the previously outlined objectives, including securing value for money for the taxpayer and ensuring that GIB continues its green mission. (