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Markets Why IKEA Wants Women to Pee on Its Crib Ad
Author: 0 Why IKEA Wants Women to Pee on Its Crib Ad

A new advertisement for Ikea encourages pregnant women to urinate on it for a discount on a crib. And if you're pregnant, the ad will reveal a special discounted price on said crib ( the Sundvik , in case you were wondering). why?! (Good news in case you're anxious about ruining the rest of the magazine by peeing all over it.) If you are pregnant, don't look for a plus sign; instead, a special discounted price of the crib will show up in red.

Author: 0 Walt Disney's (DIS) "Buy" Rating Reaffirmed at Bank of America

Jacobs Levy Equity Management Inc holds 0.4% of its portfolio in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) for 211,241 shares. The institutional investor held 186,218 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $2.49M, up from 143,509 at the end of the previous reported quarter.

Markets Hot Tickers: Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC), Sears Holdings Corporation (SHLD)
Author: 0 Hot Tickers: Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC), Sears Holdings Corporation (SHLD)

It has outperformed by 48.03% the S&P500. Bedrijfstakpensioenfonds Voor De Media Pno increased Marathon Petroleum Corp ( MPC ) stake by 16.08% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Ohio-based Huntington State Bank has invested 0% in EMCOR Group, Inc. Polaris Cap Mngmt Ltd Liability reported 675,582 shares. South Dakota Inv Council reported 0.02% of its portfolio in EMCOR Group, Inc.

Markets Louisiana taxpayers can start filing state taxes on Jan. 29
Author: 0 Louisiana taxpayers can start filing state taxes on Jan. 29

USA Today reported that last year's budget for the IRS budget was $11.2 billion, but that Congress still has not set funding levels for federal agencies, even though the current fiscal year began on October 1. According to the plea agreement, John's motive was to build and maintain a reputation for getting large refunds to increase his client base, which would generate more fees.

Markets China May Be Mulling Treasuries Slowdown, But Options Limited
Author: 0 China May Be Mulling Treasuries Slowdown, But Options Limited

Markets now look ahead to another quiet session in terms of data on Wednesday, highlighted by import prices and followed by a 10Y-year Note auction later in the session. The dollar index had its biggest single-day drop against the Japanese yen in almost eight months. Major government bond yields extended earlier gains after the report.

Markets If you own bitcoin, Buffett's cryptocurrency predictions are scary. How to cope
Author: 0 If you own bitcoin, Buffett's cryptocurrency predictions are scary. How to cope

Munger, Berkshire Hathaway's vice chairman, will retain their positions on the board. JPMorgan's Sarah DeWitt described Abel as Buffett's most likely successor, saying he "would be a strong allocator of capital and the earning power of the underlying businesses would remain strong after Buffett", viewing Jain's age as weighing on his chances.

Markets Toyota and Mazda announce Alabama plant
Author: 0 Toyota and Mazda announce Alabama plant

The new plant -in a state Trump won by 28 points in 2016 - could be a political boost to the Republican president, who has urged automakers to build plants in the United States and add jobs. Mazda Motor Corporation President and Chief Executive Officer Masamichi Kogai and Toyota Motor Corporation President Akio Toyoda joined Gov. Ivey and Mayor Battle for the announcement.

Markets DoJ charges NY lawmaker for swiping Hurricane Sandy victim funds
Author: 0 DoJ charges NY lawmaker for swiping Hurricane Sandy victim funds

Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of NY. A Brooklyn assemblywoman will be arraigned Tuesday on charges that she lined her pockets with federal dollars meant for disaster relief after Hurricane Sandy . The indictment says she took almost $25,000 from the agency and pocketed it because she did not need the money to fix her undamaged home. Instead of helping her neighbors, Harris chose to take advantage of the situation and cash in on the federal funds made available to help people ...

Markets Tesla starts Solar Roof production in Buffalo
Author: 0 Tesla starts Solar Roof production in Buffalo

The product will be installed on some customer rooftops in the coming months. The potential benefits and savings of installing a Tesla solar roof depends on local sunlight conditions as well as local government incentives and schemes. ( TSLA - Free Report ) has initiated production of its premium solar roof tiles from December 2017. As affirmed by Musk himself, the 1.2 million-square-foot Tesla Gigafactory 2 can produce up to a huge 10 gigawatts of solar products annually.

Author: 0 Discovery Channel to move global headquarters to NY

Discovery also plans to have a technology hub in Northern Virginia and another in Knoxville. David Zaslav, Discovery's president and CEO, said the company "must evolve" with a media industry that is "increasingly global, more consumer-focused and more multi-platform".

Markets Fired White Male Google Engineer Sues Over Workplace Discrimination
Author: 0 Fired White Male Google Engineer Sues Over Workplace Discrimination

Google fired Damore last August for writing a manifesto in which he criticized the company for treating women and non-white employees deferentially just to improve their representation in the company's workforce. Many at Google and elsewhere, viewed the software engineer's comments as insulting to women and a reflection of a broader and growing intolerance towards minorities in the current politically charged climate.

Markets Gophers' Lynch recommended for expulsion in alleged assault
Author: 0 Gophers' Lynch recommended for expulsion in alleged assault

Lynch was arrested back in 2016 after the first accusation of sexual assault. If Lynch doesn't file an appeal, then Thursday's decision stands. He is appealing his suspension. "What I can say is, and I know it is frustrating because of student privacy laws both federal and state, we are restricted on what can say and what we can't say", Coyle said.

Markets JFK Airport water pipe break weather-related
Author: 0 JFK Airport water pipe break weather-related

The protracted chaos at JFK drew harsh condemnation from US Senator Chuck Schumer, who called for "a thorough review" of the airport and the Port Authority to find out what went wrong, especially since Thursday's storm had not come as a surprise.

Markets World Banks projects higher index of GDP growth for Armenia in 2018
Author: 0 World Banks projects higher index of GDP growth for Armenia in 2018

The global economy is forecast to grow 3.1 percent this year, the World Bank said in a report titled "Global Economic Prospects" that was released Tuesday, up from the 2.9 percent growth forecast from June last year. Japan will grow 1.3 per cent in 2018, compared with a June forecast of 1 per cent, the bank said. A meager 0.1% higher than the world average of 3.1%.

Markets Sainsbury's posts best-ever Christmas and ups full-year guidance
Author: 0 Sainsbury's posts best-ever Christmas and ups full-year guidance

Friday December 22 was the chain's biggest sales day for stores and it delivered an online grocery order to customers every second. The retailer said that it had enjoyed a merry season for food sales as it had provided more "flexible" ways for people to shop, with sales at its online and convenience arm rising 8.2 per cent and 7.3 per cent respectively in the 15 weeks to January 6.

Markets Packers to name ex-Browns coach Mike Pettine defensive coordinator
Author: 0 Packers to name ex-Browns coach Mike Pettine defensive coordinator

Pettine was sacked in Cleveland in 2015, but consistently his more talented defenses in Buffalo and NY were among the league's best. So Pettine replaces Dom Capers , who served in the position for eight seasons. Each finished in the top 10 between 2009 and 2013. He joins a new-look Packers staff, as head coach Mike McMcarthy has shaken things up after Green Bay missed the playoffs for the first time since 2008.

Markets Kawhi Leonard will miss time with a partial tear in his shoulder
Author: 0 Kawhi Leonard will miss time with a partial tear in his shoulder

According to ESPN's Michael C. Wright , the team remains hopeful that Leonard can return and play on Thursday against the Los Angeles Lakers . Kawhi Leonard and Manu Ginobili led the team in scoring with 21 points each, Bryn Forbes added 16 points while Pau Gasol chipped in with 15 points .

Markets 13000 tourists stranded in Swiss resort town due to avalanche risk
Author: 0 13000 tourists stranded in Swiss resort town due to avalanche risk

The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak publicly about the matter, said the so-called air bridge can transport about 100 people an hour, conditions permitting. She added: "The atmosphere in the village is relaxed and comfortable". After almost three feet of fresh snow fell on top of a deep holiday snowpack, on Monday morning police and local authorities announced the closure of all roads in and out of Zermatt, Switzerland, due to extreme ...

Markets Sydney Trains issued with please explain over network meltdown
Author: 0 Sydney Trains issued with please explain over network meltdown

Thanks to what was reportedly a combination of lightning strikes causing electrical faults, an abundance of sick days being taken, and a shortage of overtime available thanks to drivers already being overworked over the holiday period, commuters trying to get home from the city last night found themselves stuck for hours and jammed into overcrowded trains and stations .

Markets Jeff Bezos Is Now Richest Person In History
Author: 0 Jeff Bezos Is Now Richest Person In History

Bill Gates takes a place in the runner-up position with an equally staggering net worth of over $92 billion. Bezos' other holdings include The Washington Post and Blue Origin , a private space travel business that intends to take tourists into space.

Markets JP Morgan CEO Dimon softens tone on bitcoin
Author: 0 JP Morgan CEO Dimon softens tone on bitcoin

In September, Mr Dimon said that he would sack JPMorgan workers if he found them trading in the cryptocurrency. "If you're stupid enough to buy it, you'll pay the price for it one day". Morgan, who would be caught investing in Bitcoin, the bank didn't stop moving towards new technologies and considered allowing its clients to trade bitcoin futures .

Markets Oil approaches 2015 highs on fewer US rigs, OPEC
Author: 0 Oil approaches 2015 highs on fewer US rigs, OPEC

The rise in prices is expected to drive gains in US production during 2018, offsetting curbs by others. West Texas Intermediate for February delivery added 29 cents to settle at $61.73 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. Many producers, still suffering from a 2014 price collapse, are enjoying the rally, although they are wary it will spur rival supply sources. "Traders may decide that discretion is the better part of valour while markets wait on evidence of what happens to the ...

Markets New annual sales record for JLR
Author: 0 New annual sales record for JLR

Jaguar recorded the fastest growth, with a 20% increase in sales bringing its annual figure up to 178,601. Jaguar sales were driven by the Jaguar F-PACE, XE and XF, including the all-new XF Sportbrake . It described its performance in the United Kingdom as "solid", with 117,748 Jaguars and Land Rovers sold. The UK, which has seen new vehicle sales tumble by 5.7%, recorded 117,748 sales, marking an nearly identical year to 2016.

Markets Morrisons reports sales jump for Christmas and New Year's period
Author: 0 Morrisons reports sales jump for Christmas and New Year's period

Also attributing to the company's success was the introduction of automated ordering across all of its United Kingdom stores, helping improve availability and stock levels throughout the holidays. Indeed, private-label sales at the supermarkets grew at almost three times the rate of the overall grocery market (6 per cent) as "most retailers made a big play on the quality and value of premium private-label this Christmas, which is crucial as shoppers look to economise not compromise".

Markets Nvidia partners with Uber, Volkswagen in self-driving technology
Author: 0 Nvidia partners with Uber, Volkswagen in self-driving technology

It will help the so-called "Smart copter" has better capabilities based on data from sensors located inside and outside the vehicle. The company mentioned that the new variants will be jam-packed with new features such as; augmented reality being joined-up with self-driving cars which according to Nvidia , will significantly improve and alter the whole driving experience.

Markets Google faces racial discrimination lawsuit from fired engineer
Author: 0 Google faces racial discrimination lawsuit from fired engineer

The company uses illegal hiring quotas to achieve a certain percentage of women and minority employees, and "Google's management goes to extreme - and illegal - lengths to encourage hiring managers to take protected categories such as race and/or gender into consideration as determinative hiring factors, to the detriment of Caucasian and male employees", the complaint stated.

Markets GoPro's plunging stock made short sellers $45 million in a single day
Author: 0 GoPro's plunging stock made short sellers $45 million in a single day

The job cuts and business restructuring will result in an estimated charge of $23 million to $33 million, most of which will be recognized in the first quarter, the company said. A bill making it mandatory for drone owners to register for a national database is expected to be published within months. An interesting idea would be Snap, which has been trying to paint itself as a camera company rather than a social media firm, but it has been struggling at least as much as GoPro , if not ...

Markets Valuable vodka bottle reported stolen found in Copenhagen
Author: 0 Valuable vodka bottle reported stolen found in Copenhagen

Danish police are said to be still investigating the theft which happened in the early hours of Tuesday. Although all the alcohol was drunk Ingberg says he is just happy the exquisitely ornate bottle was not damaged. It has been part of my collection for six months, but not anymore. Russian luxury vehicle maker Russo-Baltique is said to have created the vodka to commemorate the centenary of the company's factory.

Markets Steelers To Play Jaguars In AFC Divisional Game
Author: 0 Steelers To Play Jaguars In AFC Divisional Game

Bortles scrambled twice for first downs to get within field goal range for Josh Lambo, who connected from 44 yards with 2 seconds left. Jacksonville's longest drive in its postseason history gave it a 10-3 lead over Buffalo after three quarters in an AFC wild-card game that it kept in the fourth quarter.

Author: 0 The Charles Schwab Corporation (SCHW): What's the Story?

Moving toward the technical facts, its current distance from 20-Day Simple Moving Average is 0.83% and standing 8.19% away from 50-Day Simple Moving Average while traded up 21.00% from 200-Day Simple Moving Average . Since August 2, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 18 insider sales for $48.08 million activity. The stock of The Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE:SCHW) earned "Overweight" rating by Morgan Stanley on Thursday, October 5.

Markets Constellation Brands (STZ) PT Raised to $250.00
Author: 0 Constellation Brands (STZ) PT Raised to $250.00

About 2.17 million shares traded or 64.79% up from the average. It has outperformed by 0.50% the S&P500. The total amount of shares outstanding is 195.12 million, giving the company a market capitalization of about 44.06 billion. (NYSE:STZ) for 1.59M shares. Adams Express Company increased its stake in Oasis Petroleum Inc. Since August 1, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 5 sales for $24.74 million activity.