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Zumiez Inc. (NASDAQ:ZUMZ) Files An 8-K Zumiez Inc. (NASDAQ:ZUMZ) Files An 8-K
- October 09, 2016

According to Mizuho Securitiess price target of 19 on the company's stock this indicates the broker now believes there is an increase of 4% from Zumiez Inc .'s current price of 18.27. Return on Equity (ROE) stands at 6.8% and Return on Investment (ROI) of 9.8 percent. The company earned $178.30 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $177.35 million. (more...)
Most Recent analysts Ratings: Independence Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSEMKT:IRT) Most Recent analysts Ratings: Independence Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSEMKT:IRT)
- October 09, 2016

Insider Trades for Independence Realty Trust, Inc. show that the latest trade was made on 16 May 2016 where Tsao Sharon M, the Director completed a transaction type "Buy" in which 1000 shares were traded at a price of $7.75. Independent Consultants, a Florida-based fund reported 26,220 shares. Piedmont Office Realty Trust (NYSE:PDM) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, August 3rd. (more...)
Futures lower on Deutsche Bank concerns
- October 09, 2016

US stocks shot up and were showing signs of stability Friday after a sell-off a day earlier on worries about the health of a major German bank, signaling that Wall Street is closely monitoring the situation at Deutsche Bank but not pricing in disaster. (more...)
Samsung's Q3 profits grow despite Galaxy Note 7's bad press
- October 09, 2016

Samsung could face an unusual second recall of the Galaxy Note 7 if the Federal Aviation Administration and Consumer Product Safety Commission conclude that these replacement devices do not provide a high degree of safety for users. We will provide additional information when the investigation has concluded". Now Recode reports that Sprint is allowing customers to swap the Samsung handset for a different smartphone. (more...)
Sprint Will Let Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Owners Trade Replacement Devices
- October 09, 2016

Samsung started replacing Galaxy Note 7 to customers in the US and overseas last month, and Mr. Samsung may be looking at a billion-dollar hit for the cost of recalling and replacing nearly 2.5M faulty Note 7 devices, but it still expects to report increased year-on-year profits in Q3, up 5.5% on last year. (more...)
Canada jobs surge in Sept, but driven by the self-employed Canada jobs surge in Sept, but driven by the self-employed
- October 09, 2016

The accuracy of last month's unemployment rate is plus or minus 0.9 percentage points, 68 per cent of the time and the variation from both the September 2015 and the August 2016 numbers is not statistically significant. On a year-over-year basis, employment rose by 0.8 per cent, or 139,000 jobs. New jobs didn't come evenly across the country, with most from Quebec, Alberta and New Brunswick. (more...)
New Jersey lawmakers approves 23-cent increase in gas tax
- October 09, 2016

Even after the increase, New Jersey drivers will pay less in state gas taxes than those in Pennsylvania, at 50.5 cents a gallon, and NY, at 43.4 cents. The estate tax would be phased out over the next year and a half and the sales tax would be cut by 3/8ths of a percentage point. "It benefits veterans, which was very important to me, and it benefits senior citizens, the working poor, small business and farms". (more...)
Salman Khan Files Rs 100 Crore Defamation Case Against TV Channel Salman Khan Files Rs 100 Crore Defamation Case Against TV Channel
- October 09, 2016

According to reports, this suit was filed in August 2016 before division bench of High Court for a sting operation clip that the channel possesses, Khan termed the operation to be defamatory and malicious. In one of the previous hearings the channel had informed a single bench of the HC that it had already removed the video and script of the sting operation as well as other related material from its website. (more...)
Amaya, William Hill Discuss All-Stock Merger of Equals Amaya, William Hill Discuss All-Stock Merger of Equals
- October 09, 2016

Amaya shares gained 8.2 percent to C$23.21 on the report, valuing the Pointe-Claire, Quebec-based company at C$3.36 billion ($2.53 billion). Amaya (TSX:AYA) said it has been reviewing its strategic alternatives since February 2016. GVC Holdings, who were a junior partner in William Hill's takeover of Sportingbet and have subsequently taken over bwin themselves, were also mentioned as a potential suitor for Amaya, but did not feature in the statement. (more...)
Iowa leaders debate Trump's taxes Iowa leaders debate Trump's taxes
- October 09, 2016

US Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton emerges from the first presidential debate with a comfortable lead over Republican rival Donald Trump in the race for the White House, new national polls show. It was one thing for us - that is, the rest of us tax-paying chumps - to know, thanks to disclosures required by casino regulators, that there were a few years in which Trump paid no taxes. (more...)
3 police officers shot in Palm Springs; conditions unknown 3 police officers shot in Palm Springs; conditions unknown
- October 09, 2016

William Hutchinson said . Vega, a 63-year-old father of eight, had submitted paperwork to retire in December and was working an overtime shift on Saturday, Reyes said. "The time to pray for the Palm Springs PD is now". About a week earlier, a gunman killed five officers and wounded seven in Dallas. Two police officers were killed and a third was wounded Saturday afternoon while responding to a domestic disturbance in Palm Springs, California, Police Chief Bryan Reyes said at a news ... (more...)
Palm Springs police officers shot; conditions unknown Palm Springs police officers shot; conditions unknown
- October 09, 2016

A third officer was also wounded in the shooting. More details on the arrest were expected Sunday at an 11 a.m. news conference. "I am awake in a nightmare right now, that's me. All three officers were taken to the hospital. As the shooting scene remained locked down late into the evening, scores of police officers, several fighting back tears, gathered at Palm Springs Desert Regional Medical Center to offer a somber salute as the bodies of Zerebny and Vega were loaded into white hearses for ... (more...)
Bill Clinton: I Bill Clinton: I "support" Obamacare
- October 09, 2016

On Tuesday, he tried to clean up his criticism but the damage has been done. "The thing that motivates me the most is when people tell me something is absolutely impossible", Trump said . Clinton believes the nation is close to having 1990s prosperity and that President Barack Obama will be given greater credit for the economy in a decade because he worked with "one hand tied behind his back" by Congress. (more...)
Deutsche Bank near $5.4 bn USA toxic bonds settlement
- October 09, 2016

Shares traded in Frankfurt were at 10.10 euros ($11.34), down 7.2 per cent in after-hours trade, while New York-traded shares for the bank closed 6.7 per cent lower at $11.48. Customers enter a Deutsche Bank branch in Boblingen, Germany. The shares plummeted more than 8% in early trading to a record low after reports that 10 hedge fund clients had reduced their dealings with Germany's biggest bank, fueling anxiety about the bank's finances. (more...)
Google Announces New Devices Google Announces New Devices
- October 09, 2016

There is a physical button on Home to turn off the microphone with the four dots turning red to signify that "Ok, Google " is disabled. You may be about to find out. Google is stepping up the marketing of its new Pixel phones, and will offer them through Verizon as well as Google's own online Play store. At its recently concluded October 4 event, Google .unveiled Google Home , which is its take on smart speakers.The Google Home utilizes Assistant , which was first seen in ... (more...)
Pound drops to lowest level since 1985 _ and United Kingdom stocks soar Pound drops to lowest level since 1985 _ and United Kingdom stocks soar
- October 09, 2016

May has emphasized the importance of new controls on freedom of movement and said she wants to take the United Kingdom out of the jurisdiction of the European Court of Justice, both red lines that would make continued membership of the single market less likely. (more...)
India ratifies historic Paris climate deal
- October 09, 2016

First of all, all member states should ratify the Paris Agreement by the end of this year, so that the objectives of the Paris Agreement can be rapidly translated into national action. India, one of the world's largest greenhouse gas emitters, has ratified the Paris global climate agreement. "It took us till [the] end [of] September to complete these tasks", Dave said. (more...)
Yahoo Reportedly Tweaked Spam Filter To Scan Emails For U.S. Government
- October 09, 2016

Internet technology giant, Yahoo, reportedly built a custom software programme in 2015 to scan all users' incoming emails so as to comply with a classified order from U.S. The Irish office, led by Helen Dixon, is the lead agency for regulating Yahoo personal data in Europe. Google and Microsoft have issued statements disavowing any involvement in a government-ordered surveillance program similar to Yahoo's. (more...)
Saudi Arabia condemns passage of United States 9/11 law Saudi Arabia condemns passage of United States 9/11 law
- October 09, 2016

The president said 9/11 families receive about $2 million each through a victims compensation fund and that allowing them to sue Saudi Arabia works against protections the government put in place for the country and troops from facing lawsuits or action from private citizens overseas. (more...)
British PM unveils new vision, calls for fairer society
- October 09, 2016

Despite the economic indicators, May remains bullish. "It's been a bit of a tug of war this morning between stronger data and the Broadbent comments which were on the dovish side and seem to be relaxed on the recent decline in sterling", said Bank of America Merrill Lynch strategist Kamal Sharma. (more...)