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Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC) Trading Up - Shorts Down -5.04%
- November 04, 2017

It has outperformed by 21.80% the S&P500. Concert Pharmaceuticals, Inc.is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company. The Company, through its banking and various non-bank subsidiaries, throughout the United States and in worldwide markets, provides a range of banking and non-bank financial services and products through four business segments: Consumer Banking, which comprises Deposits and Consumer Lending; Global Wealth & Investment Management, which consists of two primary businesses: ... (more...)
Hurricanes, quake weigh on Berkshire Hathaway earnings
- November 04, 2017

Just when the biggest USA conglomerates find themselves having to defend their sprawling structures or be forced to dismantle them - think General Electric Co., Honeywell International Inc., Procter & Gamble Co. Berkshire Hathaway's earnings results are closely watched on Wall Street because the company's businesses reach into virtually every corner of the USA economy. (more...)
Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC)
- November 04, 2017

Group President (CISA) Venkata S.M. Renduchintala sold 13,997 shares at an average price of $45.14 on Tue the 31st. Scholastic Corp (NASDAQ:SCHL) has risen 15.83% since November 2, 2016 and is uptrending. Park Circle accumulated 0.02% or 900 shares. Friedberg Management invested 0.22% in Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc. United Fire Group Incorporated holds 2,000 shares. (more...)
Equifax calls executives' stock sales days after breach legal Equifax calls executives' stock sales days after breach legal
- November 04, 2017

Equifax said last month it would investigate the suspicious trades, which were made right around the time Equifax first learned hackers were able to gain access to personal information for about 143 million of its customers. Rudy Ploder, the President of Workforce solutions at the credit reporting firm, sold 1,719 shares of the company on August 2 but investigators found the sale was to fund a move to a new city. (more...)
Run Union Bank of India posts surprise Q2 loss Run Union Bank of India posts surprise Q2 loss
- November 04, 2017

The second biggest public sector bank in India saw its net profit rise by 2 per cent in the September quarter as compared to the corresponding period previous year and more than 63 per cent against the June quarter of the current fiscal. Its total income during the September quarter of 2017-18 was up at Rs 14,205.31 crore as against Rs 13,638.64 crore in the year-ago period. Its operating profit, during the July to September quarter, was at Rs 243.79 crore, declining by 78 per cent over Rs ... (more...)
World's most expensive whisky turns out to be fake World's most expensive whisky turns out to be fake
- November 04, 2017

Emmanuel Dron, owner of The Auld Alliance bar in Singapore, who is writing a book on whisky collecting, agreed with Valentin's assessment adding: "All the fakes have those corks that are artificially aged to make them look old, but they don't have what all the real ones have, a natural "maturation" of the cork that makes then shrink after decades". (more...)
MRI reveals brain changes during space missions MRI reveals brain changes during space missions
- November 04, 2017

Studies have documented various physiological and genetic changes in the bodies of astronauts stationed on the International Space Station such as altered vision or muscle atrophy. This space is filled with cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), which is a clear, colorless liquid that surrounds the brain and the spinal cord, providing a mechanical barrier against shock . (more...)
How Rude! Finnair Begins to Weigh Passengers at Helsinki Airport Before Takeoff How Rude! Finnair Begins to Weigh Passengers at Helsinki Airport Before Takeoff
- November 04, 2017

Finnair is planning on conducting research to improve the balance of aircraft carriers by placing scales next to departure gates at the Helsinki Airport, koco News reported . Now, Finnair wants to gather its own data and insists the move is not created to single out passengers for their size. ESA's estimates indicate that the average laden male passenger weighs 187 pounds while the average female carries roughly 147 pounds; however, passenger weights do vary by time of year. (more...)
Newell Brands Inc. (NWL) Shares Sold by Cumberland Partners Ltd Newell Brands Inc. (NWL) Shares Sold by Cumberland Partners Ltd
- November 03, 2017

The stock had previously closed at $40.78. (TSE:PXT) to report $0.27 EPS on November, 9.They anticipate $0.22 EPS change or 440.00% from last quarter's $0.05 EPS. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink . Several equities analysts have recently issued reports on the stock. (more...)
BMW says recalling around 1 mln cars in United States over fire risks BMW says recalling around 1 mln cars in United States over fire risks
- November 03, 2017

The other recall involves a faulty valve heater installed in some 2007-2011 models. One recall affects BMW 3 series models from 2006 to 2011, which it says contain wiring that could cause the luxury sedans to overheat. "It must be seen if other countries could be considered", he said. Earlier this year, four automakers including BMW and Toyota agreed to pay $553 million (476 million euros) to settle a United States lawsuit over defective Takata airbags that were blamed for at least 16 ... (more...)
Valero Energy Corp 2017 Q2 Institutional Investor Sentiment Better Than Expected
- November 03, 2017

About 2.28 million shares traded. That's greater from its daily average of 3.69 million contracts. Koch Ind has invested 0.06% in Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO). Orrstown Svcs Incorporated reported 22,362 shares stake. Moreover, Strs Ohio has 0% invested in Southwest Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:OMI). Nine Chapters Cap Management Limited Com owns 2.41% invested in Owens & Minor, Inc. (more...)
SBI interest rates on Fixed Deposits reduced, Details On new FD rates SBI interest rates on Fixed Deposits reduced, Details On new FD rates
- November 03, 2017

Now, the lending rate for the auto loans stands reduced to 9.2 percent from 9.25 percent that was before. Meanwhile, the auto loans with the bank are now offered at 8.70% per annum from 8.75% previously. SBI has done the reduction in a cut in marginal cost of funds based lending rate (MCLR) two days ago, which will came after a gap of 10 months. With the reduction, the MCLR for one year has come down to 7.95% from 8%, SBI website said. (more...)
Amazon Registers Crypto-Related Domain Names Amazon Registers Crypto-Related Domain Names
- November 03, 2017

Earlier this year CCN debunked rumors that claimed Amazon would be accepting bitcoin within the near future - as early as October - by pointing out these came from an ad to a cryptocurrency "masterclass". Don't forget that the amazonbitcoin domain was bought over three years and nothing has happened there. The company has not made an announcement regarding the reason for the registrations, but it could be preparing to accept the currencies as payment or launching an exchange for ... (more...)
Gender Equality: Morocco Just 2 Points Ahead of Saudi Arabia Gender Equality: Morocco Just 2 Points Ahead of Saudi Arabia
- November 03, 2017

At the current rate, it will take up to 100 years to close the gender gap worldwide, drastically up from the 83 years estimated just in 2016. The researchers compare data from 144 countries in four main categories: economic participation and opportunity, education , political empowerment, and health and survival. (more...)
Unemployment rates in Montreal, Quebec rise slightly in October Unemployment rates in Montreal, Quebec rise slightly in October
- November 03, 2017

Victoria B.C. continues to enjoy the lowest unemployment rate in Canada at 3.8%, while St. John's Newfoundland has the highest at 8.8%. The number of private sector employees increased in October, while public sector employment and self-employment were little changed. (more...)
Mobile and Sprint work to save merger talks Mobile and Sprint work to save merger talks
- November 03, 2017

Sprint shares jumped 5.3 percent in after-hours trading, while shares of T-Mobile rose 3.3 percent. A Deutsche Telekom representative declined to comment. While merger talks have been under way for months, SoftBank board members raised their concerns in the last few days because it's now a make-or-break moment, with the sides very close to a deal, the people said. (more...)
Jobs Report: Unemployment Falls to Lowest Level in 17 Years Jobs Report: Unemployment Falls to Lowest Level in 17 Years
- November 03, 2017

Unemployment fell to 4.1% from 4.2%, but only because 765,000 people stopped looking for work. This is the lowest unemployment rate since December 2000. Wages pressures in October were flat, however, with average hourly earnings falling by a penny to $26.53. October's acceleration in employment growth reinforces the Fed's assessment on Wednesday that "the labor market has continued to strengthen and that economic activity has been rising at a solid rate despite hurricane-related ... (more...)
Ford's high-powered charging network will make EV road trip dreams a reality Ford's high-powered charging network will make EV road trip dreams a reality
- November 03, 2017

Germany, Norway, and Austria will be getting the first stations and these are going to be located at intervals of 120 kilometers (75 miles), so range anxiety shouldn't be much of an issue in those parts of Europe that will be covered by Ionity. (more...)
HUNGRY? Here's how to get a free Subway sub in Ipswich today
- November 03, 2017

In the U.S., Subway is partnering with the nation's largest hunger-relief organization, Feeding America, to combat hunger in the states. Guests who buy any Subway sandwich and a drink will get another sub plus they'll donate a meal to Feeding America. (more...)
Student expelled, charged with hate crime after bragging about tormenting black roommate Student expelled, charged with hate crime after bragging about tormenting black roommate
- November 03, 2017

It wasn't until Rowe was in the process of moving out when she found out about Brochu's detailed Instagram posts through other campus residents. The two had been placed to live together at random, and Rowe acknowledged that the tense relationship between the two left her feeling "unwanted in her own room", eventually prompting her to move out. (more...)