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GM owners can order coffee and more from their dash GM owners can order coffee and more from their dash
- December 05, 2017

Marketplace is the first in a slate of new "personalization" features the company plans to roll out in the next 12 to 18 months to almost four million USA drivers, according to Santiago Chamorro, vice president for GM's global connected customer experience. (more...)
Sierra Leone's 709-carat 'peace diamond' sells for $6.5 million Sierra Leone's 709-carat 'peace diamond' sells for $6.5 million
- December 05, 2017

The gem, called the "peace diamond", is about the size of an egg and was sold at auction in NY. Of the proceeds of the stone dubbed the "Peace Diamond", the government will get 59 per cent or about US$3.9 million in tax revenue to fund clean water, electricity, schools, health centres and roads, said Martin Rapaport of the Rapaport Group. (more...)
Industry fears a vehicle crash as diesel sales fall by 30% Industry fears a vehicle crash as diesel sales fall by 30%
- December 05, 2017

Diesel registrations were once again hit hard with a fall of 30.6% to 61,730 units - giving them a market share of just 37.7% compared to 48.3% in November 2016 - following months of speculation over planned tax changes, as announced in the Autumn Budget . (more...)
Research Analysis of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT)
- December 05, 2017

Flippin Bruce & Porter Inc sold 11,951 shares as Wal ( WMT)'s stock rose 13.55%. It also reduced its holding in Masco Corp (NYSE:MAS) by 593,869 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 1.22 million shares, and cut its stake in Texas Instrs Inc (NASDAQ:TXN). (more...)
Mackenzie Financial Corp Has $55.27 Million Position in Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI) Mackenzie Financial Corp Has $55.27 Million Position in Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI)
- December 05, 2017

Comml Bank Of America De has invested 0.08% in Kinder Morgan, Inc . It has underperformed by 3.61% the S&P500. Keeping an eyeball on Gross profit Margin , Net profit Margin & Operating Margin , the Gross profit margin of 52.20%; the net profit margin of 9.20% while its Operating margin was 25.30% for Kinder Morgan, Inc . (more...)
Goods & Services Deficit Widened to $48.7 Billion in October Goods & Services Deficit Widened to $48.7 Billion in October
- December 05, 2017

Economists had expected the deficit to widen to USD47.5 billion. Imports increased $146.6 billion or 6.5%. Exports of goods decreased just over 0.2% to $130.3 billion in October. The dollar has weakened this year, making USA -produced products cheaper for foreign consumers. A trade deficit means that the United States is buying more goods and services from other countries than it is selling them. (more...)
Kroger recalls water for infants after mold contamination — RECALL ALERT Kroger recalls water for infants after mold contamination — RECALL ALERT
- December 05, 2017

The Kroger Company has instructed its stores to remove the recalled products. Kroger is recalling purified water for infants that was sold at dozens of its stores across the country, including Indiana. "Drinking water or other products contaminated with Talaromyces penicillium may affect infants who have HIV or other conditions that cause immune compromise". (more...)
McDonald's to introduce new dollar menus in January, company says McDonald's to introduce new dollar menus in January, company says
- December 05, 2017

Then at last for $3, consumers can buy a triple cheeseburger, a Happy Meal, Sausage McMuffin with egg, or a classic chicken sandwich. The company says that 90% of its franchisees have signed on with the new Dollar menu, and most of the rest will likely follow when customers start flocking to stores that offer the low-cost items. (more...)
Cineworld to buy Regal Entertainment Group for $3.6 billion Cineworld to buy Regal Entertainment Group for $3.6 billion
- December 05, 2017

Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE:RGC) was the target of some unusual options trading on Wednesday. Barclays and HSBC advised Cineworld, while Morgan Stanley and the law firms WilmerHale and Macfarlanes advised Regal. Regal Entertainment Group announced that its board has approved a stock repurchase plan on Thursday, August 31st that authorizes the company to repurchase $50.00 million in outstanding shares. (more...)
CVS Health Corp (CVS) Stake Lowered by TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC CVS Health Corp (CVS) Stake Lowered by TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC
- December 05, 2017

Aetna CEO Mark Bertolini said during a conference call with analysts Monday that the combined resources of CVS and Aetna could make the pharmacies and walk-in clinics kind of like the medical version of the Genius Bar at Apple Stores, with experts dispensing quick, convenient and reliable health care knowledge. (more...)
Research Report For Marathon Oil Corporation (MRO)
- December 05, 2017

The rating was downgraded by Oppenheimer to "Outperform" on Monday, August 10. Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada reaffirmed a "buy" rating and issued a $71.00 target price on shares of Marathon Petroleum in a research note on Thursday, August 31st. (more...)
Chris Pratt and Chris Stapleton sing '(I've Had) The Time of… Chris Pratt and Chris Stapleton sing '(I've Had) The Time of…
- December 05, 2017

Just three days after his birth, he had the first of multiple surgeries that he'll require over the course of his life. Following the successful surgery, Kimmel revealed that his son would still need to undergo two more surgeries in the future. (more...)
Hot Trending Stocks: Schlumberger Limited (SLB), PayPal Holdings, Inc. (PYPL)
- December 05, 2017

It has underperformed by 66.49% the S&P500. Scharf Investments Llc decreased Schlumberger Ltd ( SLB ) stake by 3.92% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. The institutional investor held 1.23 million shares of the oilfield services and equipment company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $80.65M, up from 589,599 at the end of the previous reported quarter. (more...)
Cambridge Advisors Inc. Decreases Position in SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (SPY) Cambridge Advisors Inc. Decreases Position in SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (SPY)
- December 05, 2017

Traders may use the indicator to determine stock trends or to identify overbought/oversold conditions. Moving averages have the ability to be used as a powerful indicator for technical stock analysis. Alternately, if the indicator goes below -80, this may point to the stock being oversold. Checking in on some other technical levels, the 14-day RSI is now at 77.23, the 7-day stands at 84.97, and the 3-day is sitting at 86.95. (more...)
Driving test changes come into affect today Driving test changes come into affect today
- December 05, 2017

You'll need to follow traffic signs instead. However, the "show me" question will now be while you are driving. "Our concerns about the new test have been completely ignored even though our driving examiner members are warning that the new manoeuvres pose a serious risk to public safety and those taking the test themselves". (more...)
Starbucks to Go Starbucks to Go "Venti" in China
- December 05, 2017

Starbucks is going venti in China. The "Starbucks Reserve Roastery" is on Nanjing Road West, the city's most-famous shopping street, and has been hotly promoted for months on social media. The company is riding that wave and expanding aggressively in China, opening a new Starbucks store every 15 hours on average. "This is a show store", Gordon said. (more...)
Russian services sector PMI rises to 10-month high in November Russian services sector PMI rises to 10-month high in November
- December 05, 2017

The seasonally adjusted business activity index stood at 48.5 in November, off from 51.7 in October. The construction sector grew in November, according to the purchasing managers' index (PMI) figures from Markit/CIPS released on Monday, with index activity rising from 50.8 in October to 53.1 in November (above 50 is growth), beating consensus expectations of subdued growth at 51.0. (more...)
Australia Keeps Rates On Hold Australia Keeps Rates On Hold
- December 05, 2017

Surprising no one, the RBA has once again chose to hold the cash rate at 1.5 per cent, a move that many have predicted. An appreciating exchange rate would be expected to result in a slower pick-up in economic activity and inflation than now forecast, Lowe added. (more...)
Apple reaches deal with Ireland over $15B tax ruling Apple reaches deal with Ireland over $15B tax ruling
- December 05, 2017

Both Ireland and Apple have dragged their feet on complying with the ruling. Per the Journal , the European Commission says it will not close court proceedings against Ireland until all of the money is transferred. Despite today's agreement, Apple's appeal remains in process, and its tax payments to Ireland will remain in escrow until that's exhausted. While it may seem the tax rate Ireland sets for Apple is only their own business, Ireland is also a recipient of aid from the European ... (more...)
The Investors Buy High Volume of Exxon Mobil Put Options (XOM) The Investors Buy High Volume of Exxon Mobil Put Options (XOM)
- December 05, 2017

Exxon Mobil (NYSE: XOM ) had its price target trimmed by Royal Bank Of Canada from $90.00 to $85.00 in a report issued on Thursday, November 16th, Marketbeat reports. Forbes J M Ltd Liability Partnership invested in 121,186 shares or 2.49% of the stock. General Electric Co (NYSE:GE) was reduced too. ILLEGAL ACTIVITY WARNING: " Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM ) Holdings Cut by Partnervest Advisory Services LLC" was published by Week Herald and is owned by of Week Herald. (more...)