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Comcast Reports Solid Q4 Results On NBCU TV Strength, Cable System Gains

Comcast Reports Solid Q4 Results On NBCU TV Strength, Cable System Gains The stock decreased 0.15% or $0.02 during the last trading session, reaching $12.96. About 47,293 shares traded. United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX) has risen 22.99% since January 24, 2017 and is uptrending. Roth Capital maintained Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. Loop Capital initiated Visa Inc. Citigroup downgraded Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ: CMCSA ) on Wednesday, July 26 to "Sell" rating... [Full Article...]

Toys 'R' Us to close more than 180 stores, 2 in Alabama

Toys 'R' Us to close more than 180 stores, 2 in Alabama GlobalData Retail estimates that almost 14 percent of toy sales were made online in 2016, more than double the level five years ago. Going-out-of-business sales are expected to go from February-April the company said. But that will become more hard as the toy chain announced the closing of almost 20 percent of its American stores, including at least four in the Pittsburgh region. [Full Article...]

USA official backs weak dollar amid fears of trade war

USA official backs weak dollar amid fears of trade war The Commerce Secretary also said US trade authorities are investigating whether there is a case for taking action against China for infringing intellectual property, calling Beijing's 2025 technology strategy a threat. "There's a long way down", Sinche said. He said the U.S. Treasury market is "one of the largest and most liquid in the world" and that the reports about China were "not accurate" ... [Full Article...]

United Continental Holdings, Inc. (UAL) stock ends Yesterday with change of 1.43%

United Continental Holdings, Inc. (UAL) stock ends Yesterday with change of 1.43% It has outperformed by 60.49% the S&P500.The move comes after 7 months negative chart setup for the $20.39B company. It was reported on Jan, 23 by Finviz.com. United Airlines ( UAL ) reports fourth-quarter earnings after the closing bell as it looks to ease investor anxiety following the meltdown last quarter precipitated by its vague guidance. [Full Article...]

Starbucks to spend $250 million on worker benefits after tax cut

Starbucks to spend $250 million on worker benefits after tax cut Baristas and other retail personnel-called "partners" by the company-will get time off to welcome a baby or care for a sick loved one. Chief executive Kevin Johnson said: "The value of Starbucks' benefit package [fully accessed] is unmatched by other retailers and provides thousands of dollars above the value of other companies compensation offerings". [Full Article...]

Chronicle: Alphabet launches cybersecurity venture

Chronicle: Alphabet launches cybersecurity venture The X lab has been known for big bets on new technologies . The latest is called " Chronicle " and comes as " cybersecurity needs a moonshot", according to X head Astro Teller . On Chronicle's site, the company talks in broad strokes that the technology is built on speed and scale, machine learning and services not servers. [Full Article...]

Vandals cause thousands of dollars in damage at 'Field of Dreams' site

Vandals cause thousands of dollars in damage at 'Field of Dreams' site That's what the people who operate the ballpark in Iowa want to know after some scumbag tore up the field during an evil joyride Monday night. She called the act "upsetting", and field manager Al Steffen said the recent weather in Dyersville, Iowa made the situation worse. [Full Article...]

PM Modi returns home from Davos

PM Modi returns home from Davos Berset said that discussions marked the meeting of the biggest and the oldest democracies in the world. He said Davos as ahead of its time in 1997. "Although everybody is talking about an interconnected world, we must accept globalization is slowly losing its luster", he said. Thirdly, more and more countries are becoming focused on themselves. [Full Article...]

Customers ask Bank of America to keep free checking account

Customers ask Bank of America to keep free checking account To avoid the $12 monthly charge, clients must either receive a direct deposit of at least $250 or maintain a minimum daily balance of $1,500. Bank of America is making some changes to its free checking rules, and many customers are not happy. [Full Article...]

Burger King Tackles Pro-Net Neutrality Argument With This Brilliant Video

Burger King Tackles Pro-Net Neutrality Argument With This Brilliant Video Senate to repeal the FCC ruling. What Burger King unintentionally demonstrates is how broadband companies likely won't want to charge inordinate prices for their services - without essentially nationalizing the internet, which is what the now-repealed 2015 net neutrality rules would do - because the public would be so enraged. [Full Article...]

Qualcomm to pay fine in installments

Qualcomm to pay fine in installments Vestager said that maintaining exclusivity meant no rival will be able to challenge Qualcomm in the chip manufacturing market, even if they have better products. Though internal documents reportedly suggest that Apple "gave serious consideration" to switching over to other chipset manufacturers (such as Intel ), they would be forced to give back a "large portion" of the payments received from Q... [Full Article...]

Vikings CB Terence Newman thinks team lacked energy vs. Eagles

Vikings CB Terence Newman thinks team lacked energy vs. Eagles Matt Citak, writing for the CBS website in Denver put it this way: "Do we get behind the Patriots, who are looking to tie the Pittsburgh Steelers for the most Super Bowl Championships in National Football League history with six, and whose fan base has already begun planning the team's Super Bowl Parade in downtown Boston? ". [Full Article...]

USA to impose tariffs on Samsung, LG washing machines

USA to impose tariffs on Samsung, LG washing machines Georgia consistently ranks in the top ten for generating solar energy in the United States and has almost 4,000 workers now in the industry. Bankrupt U.S. The last five years have seen the solar industry emerge stronger, with 1.6 million solar installations in the United States by the end of 2017, which accounted for 1.8% of all electricity countrywide. [Full Article...]

US Sanctions on North Korea Target Entities With Ties to China

US Sanctions on North Korea Target Entities With Ties to China Half of the individuals are located in the Chinese cities of Dandong, Ji'an, Linjiang and Tumen near the China-North Korea border. The U.S.is also targeting "illicit actors" in China, Russia and elsewhere with links to the North's financial networks, and calling for their expulsion, he said. [Full Article...]

New reported chemical weapons attack in Syria as U.S. calls out Russian Federation

New reported chemical weapons attack in Syria as U.S. calls out Russian Federation Though Russian President Vladimir Putin awarded Tillerson an Order of Friendship medal for his work on an oil deal when he headed ExxonMobil, Tillerson has frequently berated Moscow for its support of separatists in Ukraine, its meddling in the 2016 US election, and now, in Syria. [Full Article...]

Amazon Go Launches at Seattle HQ, A Year After the Fact

Amazon Go Launches at Seattle HQ, A Year After the Fact Amazon Go , is the company's latest project aimed at reshaping brick-and-mortar shopping. For a pocket-size, 1,800-square-foot convenience store that hasn't technically opened to the public, the concept has had an outsized influence on the retail industry since its surprise unveiling in December 2016. [Full Article...]

Turpin Dad Is Now Accused Of Kidnapping Wife

Turpin Dad Is Now Accused Of Kidnapping Wife Louise Turpin's parents both died in 2016 and she reportedly didn't attend their funerals, claiming she couldn't bring all of her children back home with her. Attorney Ambrosio Rodriguez who spoke to the publication also noted: "They develop a kind of cultish doomsday type of religion where the father becomes this mythical leader and the mother and children's duty is to serve the father". [Full Article...]

Skier Trapped on Immobile Ski Lift Records Smoke From Volcanic Eruption

Skier Trapped on Immobile Ski Lift Records Smoke From Volcanic Eruption It is likely to have caused the subsequent avalanche , according to the country's Kyodo news agency , which cited national weather authorities. Video footage taken at the ski resort and uploaded on the internet showed black smoke and what appear to be volcanic stones falling as well as snow sliding down the hill. [Full Article...]

Earnings Estimates Revision Trends: QUALCOMM Incorporated (QCOM)

QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM ) has risen 9.31% since January 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 7.39% the S&P500. (DIS) by 1.49% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. State Common Retirement Fund holds 0% of its portfolio in Dynex Capital, Inc. Marco Mgmt Ltd Llc has invested 1.77% in QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM ). [Full Article...]

Tesla ties CEO Musk's compensation to company's performance

Tesla ties CEO Musk's compensation to company's performance Musk's to-be-determined declaration has been determined: He told me he had agreed to stay on as chief executive at Tesla for the next decade. The production bottlenecks for the Model 3-which is months behind the original production volumes schedule-has had analysts and Wall Street anxious that the EV maker has been burning too much cash without reaching its goals and without posting profits. [Full Article...]


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