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The Rite Aid (RAD) Earns Coverage Optimism Score of 0.03
- November 28, 2017

About 6 shares traded. BlackRock Municipal Income Trust II (BLE) has declined 5.98% since November 27, 2016 and is downtrending. It has outperformed by 7.97% the S&P500. Whittier accumulated 2,000 shares or 0% of the stock. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS boosted its holdings in Rite Aid by 100.4% in the second quarter. (more...)
A Look Into Insider Activity With Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT) A Look Into Insider Activity With Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT)
- November 28, 2017

Wal now has $288.62B valuation. It also reduced Qualcomm Inc (NASDAQ:QCOM) stake by 11,290 shares and now owns 14,400 shares. About 2,681 shares traded. Finally, Two Sigma Advisers LP bought a new stake in shares of Wal-Mart Stores during the third quarter valued at $237,230,000. 21 funds opened positions while 6 raised stakes. (more...)
Traders Recap Marathon Patent Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:MARA) a Business Services Company
- November 28, 2017

General Electric Company a US based Company, belongs to Industrial Goods sector and Diversified Machinery industry. It indicates oversold and overbought price levels for a stock. This works out to a net decrease in ownership of 22207 shares, and suggests that institutions are feeling bearish about the stock. Since the start of the New Year, Marathon Patent Group, Inc . (more...)
Keystone pipeline to restart operations on Tuesday Keystone pipeline to restart operations on Tuesday
- November 28, 2017

TransCanada Corp (TSX: TRP ) says it plans to restart operations on its Keystone pipeline on November 28 after making repairs to a leak that spilled about 795,000 litres of crude oil in South Dakota. A spokesman for DNV did not respond to a request for comment. "They testified that this is going to be a state-of-the-art pipeline", said one of the commissioners, Gary Hanson. (more...)
British police interview two people after stampede on busy London street British police interview two people after stampede on busy London street
- November 27, 2017

The singer Olly Murs contributed to the confusion by tweeting about gunfire at the famous Selfridges department store on Oxford Street. "We also took one patient to a major trauma centre for leg injuries". "Young boys with a few girls were attacking each other and everyone screamed and began to run", she said. "If you sought shelter in a building please now leave, and follow the direction of police officers on the ground if you need assistance". (more...)
Uber in Israel ordered to shut down ride-sharing service Uber in Israel ordered to shut down ride-sharing service
- November 27, 2017

Globes reports "At the beginning of November, Uber Israel began operating its UberDAY ridesharing service in Tel Aviv and the neighboring cities of Ramat Gan and Givatayim with journeys undertaken to Herzliya in the north and Bat Yam in the south". (more...)
Bitcoin Reaches All-Time Record of nearly $8500 Bitcoin Reaches All-Time Record of nearly $8500
- November 27, 2017

The total market cap of digital currencies now sits north of $300 billion, according to Coinmarketcap .com's website. It later pared some gains to trade at $9,603.56 at 1:49 p.m. The firm is "open minded" to the potential uses for digital currencies so long as they are properly regulated, she said last month. As I have said previously, I believe Bitcoin could prove to be a good addition to a balanced portfolio due to the diversification it offers thanks to its lack of correlation with ... (more...)
Smartphones sales break all record on Black Friday Smartphones sales break all record on Black Friday
- November 27, 2017

Adobe Analytics forecast that shoppers will spend 6.6 billion U.S. dollars online on Monday-16 percent higher than last year's record. The numbers which we will share are based on Adobe Analytics' massive data points, which have been collected after analysing more than a trillion online store visits across 4500 online portals , spread across USA and rest of the world. (more...)
Meredith said to be near deal to buy Time Inc Meredith said to be near deal to buy Time Inc
- November 27, 2017

Koch Equity Development, the private equity arm of the Koch brothers, agreed to offer Meredith $650 million in preferred equity to fund the Time acquisition. On Friday, Time closed at $16.90 in trading on the New York Stock Exchange. Though Time was reported in October to be considering cost-cutting moves, including reducing publication schedules for some of its titles, it still have clout. (more...)
Thanksgiving Day Online Consumer Spend Rises 16.8% YoY Thanksgiving Day Online Consumer Spend Rises 16.8% YoY
- November 26, 2017

Despite anecdotal signs of muted in-store sales - fewer cars in mall parking lots, shoppers leaving stores without purchases in hand - consumers are still expected to spend more overall this holiday season than last, analysts and industry executives said. (more...)
Midnight Rush Followed by Steady Stream of Shoppers on Black Friday Midnight Rush Followed by Steady Stream of Shoppers on Black Friday
- November 26, 2017

Totaling in about 100 people in line before the doors opened at 8 a.m. For shoppers like Joelle Bass and Donna Cohoon, they say diving in to the Black Friday madness is an experience they look forward to every year. Angela and her best friend, Jennifer Alexander, came prepared to face the chaos together, even wearing matching custom shirts that read "Up all night to get lucky, #Black Friday", but were pleasantly surprised with what they were met with instead. (more...)
Champions League: Ibrahimovic makes history as Basel shock Manchester United Champions League: Ibrahimovic makes history as Basel shock Manchester United
- November 26, 2017

Jose Mourinho hopes dropping Henrikh Mkhitaryan from his Manchester United first-team will fire up the Armenia worldwide after his recent poor performances. United dominated much of the game at St Jakob Park but failed to score, and they were hit by a late sucker punch when Michael Lang snuck in behind Daley Blind to slot home an 89th-minute victor. (more...)
Downtown Lawrence merchants ready for Small Business Saturday Downtown Lawrence merchants ready for Small Business Saturday
- November 26, 2017

Small Business Saturday is the day where local businesses display their biggest offers of the year. Kalamazoo Mayor Bobby Hopewell says that means shopping downtown. "It takes away from our community, because that sales tax is going to another community". Downtown Businesses will fill their space with makers and crafters with all kinds of quality unique pieces.This will be a great opportunity to purchase gifts for the holidays as well as support the community. (more...)
2 sailors from Florida, 1 from Louisiana die in crash 2 sailors from Florida, 1 from Louisiana die in crash
- November 26, 2017

The Navy has released the names of three sailors missing after a transport plane crashed earlier this week in the Philippine Sea . "The entire Navy team is working together to investigate the cause of this mishap and we will remain focused on our mission to operate forward in a safe and professional manner", Capt. (more...)
Macy's says it's fixed gift, credit card issue Macy's says it's fixed gift, credit card issue
- November 25, 2017

Macy's said the delays experience on the afternoon of Black Friday were related to a capacity issue that caused a certain number of transactions to take far longer than normal to process, but it does not anticipate any further delays. In particular, this Christmas is make-or-break for Macy's , which has posted 11 consecutive quarters of declines in "same-store" sales, and stock is down at least 70% from 2015. (more...)
Russian minister says OPEC oil deal hurting domestic economy Russian minister says OPEC oil deal hurting domestic economy
- November 25, 2017

The minister was speaking a week before Russian Federation and the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries meet in Vienna to discussing an extension of the pact to curb output, possibly to the end of 2018. Top crude exporter Saudi Arabia has been lobbying oil ministers to agree to a nine-month extension at next week's meeting, people familiar with the matter told Reuters. (more...)
Shoppers score Black Friday deals at Milford mall Shoppers score Black Friday deals at Milford mall
- November 25, 2017

Enticing shoppers with deals this Black Friday is especially important for brick-and-mortar retailers given the continued switch to online shopping, which has forced chains such as Toys R Us, apparel retailers True Religion, The Limited, Rue 21 and off-price retailer Payless Shoe Source to file for bankruptcy this year. (more...)
Local Shoppers Hit The Stores For Black Friday Deals Local Shoppers Hit The Stores For Black Friday Deals
- November 25, 2017

The National Retail Federation estimates that 69 percent of Americans, or 164 million, people will take advantage of the deals retailers offer on a vast variety of goods in stores and online. "Everybody likes Black Friday". "I wish they weren't open and that the employees were at home enjoying Thanksgiving with their families", she said. (more...)
Facebook testing Snapchat-style Streaks feature in Messenger Facebook testing Snapchat-style Streaks feature in Messenger
- November 25, 2017

Facebook has continued to implement features inspired from the rival social-networking platform Snapchat. Snapchat's "Streaks" feature has become popular as it appeals to a young audience. This news came when Messenger users posted on Twitter about seeing Streak like features when using the service. Facebook confirmed that it was testing the feature in a statement provided to Mashable earlier today. (more...)
Time buyers WILL benefit from Hammond's stamp duty changes - IFS insist Time buyers WILL benefit from Hammond's stamp duty changes - IFS insist
- November 24, 2017

With the average house price in London a year ago at over £600,000, and therefore unaffected by today's reforms, there is a clear need for further relief to assist a large number of first time buyers and increase the accessibility of the United Kingdom housing market. (more...)