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Markets 20-year-old sues Dick's, Walmart for refusing to sell him gun
Author: 0 20-year-old sues Dick's, Walmart for refusing to sell him gun

Minnesota-based Advantus Capital has invested 0.01% in Dick's Sporting Goods, Inc. A number of equities analysts have recently issued reports on the stock. The institutional investor held 6,371 shares of the business services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $1.10M, up from 3,305 at the end of the previous reported quarter.

Markets Piers Morgan reveals his own prostate cancer scare following Bill Turnbull's diagnosis
Author: 0 Piers Morgan reveals his own prostate cancer scare following Bill Turnbull's diagnosis

The disease has spread to his legs, hips, pelvis and ribs. He said: "It really struck me when I had that little scare - everyone has had a scare - that terrible feeling of dread you get that this might be it and you have the big C". According to Prostate Cancer UK , the disease mainly affects men over 50, with risk increasing with age. He said: "I am in good spirits and hope to be around for some time yet".

Markets Target's sales shine, but the cost of reinvention is steep
Author: 0 Target's sales shine, but the cost of reinvention is steep

Shares of Target closed Monday at $75.14, with a consensus analyst price target of $76.36 and a 52-week trading range of $48.56 to $78.70. It recently acquired the startup Shipt, which will mean same-day delivery from about half of its stores early this year.

Markets Amazon's two-hour Whole Foods deliveries are coming to more cities
Author: 0 Amazon's two-hour Whole Foods deliveries are coming to more cities

Amazon has wasted little time in putting its recent Whole Foods acquisition to use. Following its acquisition of Whole Foods previous year, Amazon made Whole Foods products available through its Prime Now service last month. Customers have the option to get their order delivered to them in under one hour if they pay an additional fee of $8. Amazon is guided by four principles: customer obsession rather than competitor focus, passion for invention, commitment to operational ...

Markets Top Indian private banks under scanner in bank fraud probe
Author: 0 Top Indian private banks under scanner in bank fraud probe

ICICI Bank had earlier claimed it did not have any exposure to Nirav Modi group of companies but the bank was only lending working capital to the group along with several other banks. The bank alleged that two of its officials had issued the forged LoUs, which allowed the Gitanjali group and Nirav Modi group of companies to borrow money from overseas banks, with PNB as the guarantor of the loans.

Markets Tech's biggest takeover could be blocked by the USA government
Author: 0 Tech's biggest takeover could be blocked by the USA government

The board of Qualcomm have made no secret of its reluctance to do a deal with Broadcom, which is now pressing ahead with a hostile takeover. It said: "Broadcom's only correspondence with CFIUS was in response to CFIUS inquiries about Broadcom's nomination of directors to the Qualcomm board of directors, and such requests did not reveal that Qualcomm filed to initiate the CFIUS review on 29 January 2018".

Markets Woman screams 'I am God' on flight from SFO to Idaho
Author: 0 Woman screams 'I am God' on flight from SFO to Idaho

THIS is the moment a woman was spectacularly tackled to the ground by a fellow air passenger as she tried to open a cabin door mid-flight. Terrifying footage from on board the flight shows the woman being pinned down by passengers before having her feet tied together.

Markets Irish Water issues URGENT appeal to homeowners
Author: 0 Irish Water issues URGENT appeal to homeowners

He said that efforts were being made to clean water as fast as possible. A number of communities in the greater Dublin area will see a reduction in water pressure overnight, to allow a reservoir to reach sufficient levels. Customers are being urged to conserve water where possible at this time by " not running dishwashers or washing machines where possible or taking baths ".

Markets Burger flipping robot now cooking at Caliburger fast food restaurant
Author: 0 Burger flipping robot now cooking at Caliburger fast food restaurant

Robots aren't just for high-tech jobs anymore. Miso Robotics (misorobotics.com) is revolutionizing the restaurant and prepared food industries with innovative robotics and artificial intelligence AI solutions. Each burger cooks for about four and a half minutes. Even flipping burgers might become a robot's job. Flippy isn't cheap either, costing around $60,000.

Markets Andhra Pradesh MPs continue to fight for Special Category Status
Author: 0 Andhra Pradesh MPs continue to fight for Special Category Status

It is absolutely senseless to ask that, if other states are being given, why aren't giving to Andhra Pradesh. Congress president Rahul Gandhi paid a surprise visit to a protest by MPs from Andhra Pradesh in New Delhi on Tuesday, backing the state's demand for a central government package.

Markets Porsche Can Now Build Flying Taxis
Author: 0 Porsche Can Now Build Flying Taxis

It's believed that Porsche is hoping to enter the same space, manufacturing flying passenger vehicles to compete with rivals in a possible market for air taxis and ride-sharing services, instead of producing hovercars for the mass consumer market.

Markets RBA unveils interest rate decision
Author: 0 RBA unveils interest rate decision

The Reserve Bank has left interest rates on hold for a 17th consecutive time, matching a 22-year record for the longest period between moves, but experts warn homeowners should still be preparing for an eventual hike. This is likely to continue for a while yet, although the stronger economy should see some lift in wage growth over time. But following recent disappointing economic indicators, analysts are now looking for a rise of around 0.5 percent, with annual growth slowing to 2.4 per cent.

Markets 'The Shape of Water' makes a splash at Oscars
Author: 0 'The Shape of Water' makes a splash at Oscars

Horror has been on the rise for the last few years with increasing box office success and great films coming out both in the mainstream and the indie side of things so having " The Shape of Water " win the Best Picture feels like the ultimate culmination of that rising success.

Author: 0 Enable Midstream Partners (NYSE:ENBL) Raised to "Buy" at Zacks Investment Research

Jennison Associates Llc bought 141,992 shares as the company's stock declined 7.91% while stock markets rallied. The Atlantic Trust Group Llc holds 1.52M shares with $47.93 million value, down from 1.66 million last quarter. Scotia Capital maintained National Bank of Canada (TSE:NA) rating on Thursday, September 1. The rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets with "Hold" on Thursday, September 21.

Markets Trump Threatens Tax On European Cars After EU Slams Steel Tariff
Author: 0 Trump Threatens Tax On European Cars After EU Slams Steel Tariff

A Downing Street spokesperson said: "The Prime Minister raised our deep concern at the president's forthcoming announcement on steel and aluminium tariffs, noting that multilateral action was the only way to resolve the problem of global overcapacity in all parties' interests".

Markets Washington becomes 1st state to approve net-neutrality rules
Author: 0 Washington becomes 1st state to approve net-neutrality rules

Jay Inslee signed into law a bill that effectively reinstates (at the state level) the Obama-era rules wiped out by the Federal Communications Commission. There are also efforts by Democrats to undo the move in Congress. It will prohibit them from impairing - or throttling - internet traffic based on the content internet users consume, or the apps, services and devices they use.

Markets Trump's communications chief to leave White House
Author: 0 Trump's communications chief to leave White House

Kelly, a Marine general who was tasked with bringing order to the White House, said Thursday, "The last thing I wanted to do was walk away from one of the great honors of my life, being the secretary of homeland security, but I did something wrong and God punished me, I guess ".

Markets Pennsylvania attorney general sues Uber over 2016 data breach
Author: 0 Pennsylvania attorney general sues Uber over 2016 data breach

We make no excuses for the previous failure to disclose the data breach. The data breach leaked the names, email addresses, and phone numbers of about 50 million Uber riders and the personal information of 7 million drivers. Personal financial data such as the kind stolen from consumers during the Equifax data breach - a massive breach impacting almost 148 million Americans and at least 5.5 million Pennsylvanians - could be combined by cyber-criminals with data stolen during the Uber breach to ...

Author: 0 Magellan Midstream Partners Becomes Oversold (MMP)

Stifel Nicolaus reaffirmed a "buy" rating and issued a $37.00 target price on shares of Antero Midstream Partners in a research report on Wednesday, January 17th. Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:IDSY) has risen 22.77% since February 28, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 18.39% the S&P500. Investors sentiment is 1.18 in Q3 2017.

Markets Disney Picks Company Insider James Pitaro to Lead ESPN
Author: 0 Disney Picks Company Insider James Pitaro to Lead ESPN

Mr. Pitaro, who has served as Chairman of Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media since 2016, will report directly to Mr. Iger. He also has experience as an executive with Yahoo Media and Yahoo Sports. "The appetite for quality sports content across platforms has never been greater, and I am looking forward to working with the talented ESPN team as we continue to redefine the future fan experience".

Markets United suspends change to employee bonus program after backlash
Author: 0 United suspends change to employee bonus program after backlash

The new system replaces quarterly, performance-based bonuses for eligible employees and rewards for ideal attendance with a lottery system, where eligible employees are entered into a drawing for cash prizes, vacation packages, or a Mercedes-Benz C-Class if the company hits one of three internal performance goals during a calendar quarter.

Markets Walmart introduces proprietary meal kits to compete with Amazon
Author: 0 Walmart introduces proprietary meal kits to compete with Amazon

The meals feed two people and are priced between $8 and $15. The meal kits and meals are comparable to what other companies and grocery store chains are offering. "We're here to help", said Tyler Lehr, senior vice president and general merchandise manager of deli services for Walmart . Amazon started selling ready-to-cook meals in July.

Markets European Union bid to counter United States move
Author: 0 European Union bid to counter United States move

Trump invoked national security as the rationale for imposing the tariffs , without making any distinction between friendly suppliers like Canada and potential adversaries like China or Russian Federation. Hejazi says Canada is too financially dependent on the US and adds he would like to see Canada trade more with other countries. Canada is now seeking an exemption and is vowing to retaliate if it's slapped with any new tariffs , but the new trade restrictions are something ...

Author: 0 IMI's (LON:IMI) "Hold" Rating Reaffirmed at Jefferies Group

The stock increased 2.29% or $0.75 during the last trading session, reaching $33.55. The company reported GBX 163.30 ($2.26) earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of GBX 160.70 ($2.22) by GBX 2.60 ($0.04).

Markets Graco recalls thousands of highchairs sold at Walmart
Author: 0 Graco recalls thousands of highchairs sold at Walmart

The company said the $99 recalled highchair is a 6-in-1 convertible product that into different modes - from a traditional highchair to a toddler seat. The five hurt children suffered bumps and bruises . " We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience our consumers may have experienced, and we appreciate the loyalty of our consumers ", they wrote on their website .

Markets Amazon's next product may be a checking account
Author: 0 Amazon's next product may be a checking account

JPMorgan Chase, one of the banks Amazon is reportedly in talks with, has clearly been thinking about the Amazon effect for some time . The e-commerce giant has been looking for ways to expand Amazon Pay to brick-and-mortar stores, likely via Whole Foods.

Markets 'Poor demand' decelerates services output: PMI
Author: 0 'Poor demand' decelerates services output: PMI

The IHS Markit/Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply Purchasing Managers Index, rose to 54.5 in February from 53.0 in January. The 50-mark separates growth from contraction. That and expectations of massive government spending over the coming year are likely to keep the inflation rate above the Reserve Bank of India's medium term target of 4 percent in the near future, increasing the chances of a hike in the central bank's benchmark rate.

Author: 0 United Kingdom vehicle registrations drop as diesel struggles to stay in gear

Data released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers (SMMT) on Monday revealed that new auto registrations in Britain fell by 2.8% to 80,805 in February when compared to the previous year. What's causing the decline in new vehicle sales in the UK? "Given fleet renewal is the fastest way to improve air quality and reduce CO2, we need government policy to encourage take up of the latest advanced low emission diesels as, for many drivers, they remain the right choice economically and ...

Markets AXA pays XL premium to insure more stable future
Author: 0 AXA pays XL premium to insure more stable future

The acquisition is the latest deal to take place in the insurance sector this year, coming just over a month after United States insurer AIG said it would snap up reinsurer Validus for $5.56bn and weeks after Swiss Re said it was in talks to sell a minority stake to SoftBank.

Markets Qualcomm AGM delayed as U.S. investigates security concerns at Broadcom
Author: 0 Qualcomm AGM delayed as U.S. investigates security concerns at Broadcom

The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS), which has the power to stop deals that could harm national security, on Sunday asked Qualcomm to postpone the annual meeting and election of directors by 30 days. That would give it a majority on Qualcomm's board. If this happens, the acquisition is no longer covered by CFIUS. It is seeking to elect six nominees to Qualcomm's board of directors at the annual meeting, which had been scheduled for Tuesday.

Markets IEA: Russia's oil output to reach its peak in 2020
Author: 0 IEA: Russia's oil output to reach its peak in 2020

With U.S. supply surging, the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries will see demand for its crude falling below current production in 2019 and 2020, the report forecast, suggesting a return to oversupply if OPEC output keeps steady.