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Papa Johns Founder Will Resign After Criticizing The NFL Papa Johns Founder Will Resign After Criticizing The NFL
- December 22, 2017

Papa John's is a heavy sponsor of the NFL. "He has excelled at every job he's ever held at Papa John's - from being an hourly customer service rep, to a delivery driver, store general manager, director of operations, franchisee and most recently President". (more...)
Ineos confirms Forties pipeline to be back on line in new year Ineos confirms Forties pipeline to be back on line in new year
- December 22, 2017

U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were 26 cents higher at $57.82 a barrel. The U.S. Energy Information Administration showed a similar surplus for that period and indicated a supply overhang of 167,000 bpd for all of 2018. The bank added that a ramp-up in OPEC production and rising non-OPEC output "will leave risks skewed to lower prices" in the second half of next year. (more...)
Should Investors Take a Bite out of Comcast Corporation (CMCSA)?
- December 22, 2017

It has underperformed by 11.43% the S&P500. Since August 7, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 5 sales for $23.18 million activity. Also, EVP Arthur R. Among 24 analysts covering ASOS Plc ( LON:ASC ), 14 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. $5.67's average target is 94.18% above currents $2.92 stock price. (more...)
The Maple Capital Management Inc. Boosts Position in QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM)
- December 22, 2017

Among 33 analysts covering Teva Pharma ( NYSE:TEVA ), 8 have Buy rating, 5 Sell and 20 Hold. The stock decreased 1.35% or $0.88 during the last trading session, reaching $64.5. Looking at the stock's movement on the chart, QUALCOMM Incorporated have shares float of 1.24%. As per Friday, May 26, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus. (more...)
AAR (AIR) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Thursday
- December 22, 2017

Sealed Air Corp now has $8.91B valuation. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 1st were issued a dividend of $0.16 per share. About 30,417 shares traded. The company has market cap of $239.57 million. These holdings make up 76.2% of the company's outstanding shares. It has a 26.13 P/E ratio. This segment also offers fix and replacement parts for irrigation systems and controls; water pumping stations and controls for agriculture, golf, landscape, and municipal markets under the ... (more...)
Kids get treated to Christmas shopping with Columbus police Kids get treated to Christmas shopping with Columbus police
- December 22, 2017

From that budget, $2,500 was granted to The Herkimer Police Department this year to aid in "Shop With a Cop". Thirty-one kids, ages 5 to 17, went shopping on Wednesday. "I think at times we get more out of it than some of the kids do because it gives us an opportunity to hang out with them and give them a good experience", Lee said. (more...)
Can Discovery Communications, Inc. (DISCA)'s Tomorrow Be Different? The Stock Increases Again
- December 22, 2017

The stock increased 2.30% or GBX 0.1898 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 8.4398. About 598,299 shares traded. Hm Payson & Company sold 17,554 shares as Discovery Communications Inc ( DISCA)'s stock declined 9.80%. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained MarketAxess Holdings Inc. The shares were sold at an average price of $18.17, for a total value of $55,363.99. The stock has "Market Perform" rating by Raymond James on Friday, July 15. (more...)
Boeing Might Buy Regional Jet Maker Embraer To Counter Airbus, C Series Boeing Might Buy Regional Jet Maker Embraer To Counter Airbus, C Series
- December 22, 2017

Embraer's American Depositary Receipts jumped 18% to $23.50 at 12:22 p.m. EST after advancing as much as 31% for a record intraday gain. Embraer , however is highly prized by the Brazilian government, which would have to sign off on the deal. (more...)
Two in Five Americans Favor Trump Impeachment Hearings Two in Five Americans Favor Trump Impeachment Hearings
- December 22, 2017

The poll gives Trump negative reviews for his handling of foreign policy, terrorism, immigration, health care and tax policy, even as Congress is set to approve a $1.5 trillion tax cut over the next decade, Trump's first major legislative victory. (more...)
Boost for Chancellor as borrowing unexpectedly falls Boost for Chancellor as borrowing unexpectedly falls
- December 21, 2017

The gap between what the government spends and what it receives in taxes dropped by £200 million compared with the same month past year, to reach £8.7 billion. This largely due to a £65.5 billion reduction following the shift in English housing associations from the public to the private sector. The ONS said that this would lead to a £300m per month drop in public sector net borrowing. (more...)
Fifth Third Bancorp unveils bonuses, minimum wage hike after tax bill passage Fifth Third Bancorp unveils bonuses, minimum wage hike after tax bill passage
- December 21, 2017

AT&T plans to invest $1 billion in the United States in 2018 and pay $1,000 as a bonus to each of its more than 200,000 US employees once the bill becomes law. Fifth Third Bancorp will pay more than 13,500 employees a bonus and raise the minimum wage for its workforce to $15 after the passage of the Republican tax plan that will cut the bank's corporate tax rate. (more...)
Iced Tea Company's Stock Price Triples after Rebranding to Iced Tea Company's Stock Price Triples after Rebranding to "Long Blockchain Corp".
- December 21, 2017

A company now called Riot Blockchain has soared since it changed its name from Bioptyx and changed its business model from biotech to bitcoin. That's small by Wall Street standards but significant considering the only factor seemed to be the name change. (more...)
Plant Vogtle construction approval depends on federal tax breaks Plant Vogtle construction approval depends on federal tax breaks
- December 21, 2017

Georgia's utility regulators are allowing construction to continue on two new nuclear reactors , despite massive cost overruns for the multi-billion-dollar project. Both projects were approved a decade ago. Construction of one of the new nuclear reactors is not due to be completed until in November 2021. The other owners of the project are Oglethorpe Power, 30%, Municipal Electric Authority of Georgia, 22.7%, and Dalton Utilities, 1.6%. (more...)
Major Companies are Excluding Older Workers from Job Ads through Facebook Major Companies are Excluding Older Workers from Job Ads through Facebook
- December 21, 2017

In the end, is Facebook to blame or the advertisers? A joint ProPublica and New York Times report says Facebook uses ad targeting that allows businesses to target certain age groups for job ads while excluding others. Facebook's software also enabled advertisers to send ads based on other undesirable categories, such as "Jew-hater", and to send targeted ads for housing to whites only (Facebook claimed that it had subsequently tweaked its systems so that this can longer happen, but a ... (more...)
Unions are jostling for members at Ryanair as talks go on Unions are jostling for members at Ryanair as talks go on
- December 21, 2017

In a statement after the meeting, IMPACT - which includes the Irish Air Line Pilots' Association - said: "The union reiterated its position that its mandate for strike action can be implemented, after the required notice is given, in the absence of a timely agreement". (more...)
Comprehensive Stock Analysis Of Bank of America Corporation (BAC)
- December 21, 2017

The stock increased 0.53% or $0.155 during the last trading session, reaching $29.605. The NYSE-listed company saw a recent bid of $17.59 on volume of 65.44 million shares. Investors of record on Friday, December 1st will be paid a $0.12 dividend. This represents a $0.30 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.22%. (more...)
People Injured In Melbourne After Car Hits Pedestrians People Injured In Melbourne After Car Hits Pedestrians
- December 21, 2017

At a news conference after the incident , however, Victoria State Police said they were still trying to determine the motive but there was no evidence or intelligence to suggest it was an act of terrorism. He was taking video of the attack and carrying three knives in a bag. Victoria state police said the driver of the vehicle and a second man were in custody after the incident , which occurred on Flinders Street in the city's central business district just after 4:45 p.m. (more...)
Interim fighter aftermath - US Commerce Dept. upholds duties against Bombardier Interim fighter aftermath - US Commerce Dept. upholds duties against Bombardier
- December 21, 2017

In its final determination, the department said it will impose duties of 292%. The Commerce Department's decision could be overturned if the United States International Trade Commission finds that Boeing did not suffer material injury as a result of the Delta sale. (more...)
Twitter adds more verification options for two-factor authentication Twitter adds more verification options for two-factor authentication
- December 21, 2017

However, SMS-based 2FA is not fully secure considering it is based on static codes. This means that those codes could be intercepted by an attacker, as there could be multiple ways to gain access to your incoming SMS messages without having physical access to the device. (more...)
Variety owner buys Rolling Stone
- December 21, 2017

The downturn in the print magazine industry and a series of strategic mishaps have piled pressure on Wenner Media, which previous year sold a 49% stake in the magazine to Singapore-based BandLab Technologies, a music start-up founded by one of Asia's richest families. (more...)