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Trump orders Justice Dept. to ban bump stocks Trump orders Justice Dept. to ban bump stocks
- March 24, 2018

Sessions said owners would "be required to surrender, destroy, or otherwise render the devices permanently inoperable" once the proposal becomes law. Trump had ordered Justice to work toward a ban after the Florida high school shooting. (more...)
Elon Musk says he'll delete SpaceX's Facebook page Elon Musk says he'll delete SpaceX's Facebook page
- March 24, 2018

The pages of his SpaceX and Tesla companies, which both had around 2.6 million followers, are now inactive. While Musk himself wasn't active on the platform, he did garner millions of followers and people who liked the page. Why would Musk want to delete his companies' Facebook pages? It appears as though the Tesla-owned Solar City page has also been removed. He responded to the request , saying "I didn't realize there was one . (more...)
Britain's post-Brexit blue passport to be made by European Union firm Britain's post-Brexit blue passport to be made by European Union firm
- March 24, 2018

The UK is generally seeking a much closer economic relationship following the Brexit than the European Union is willing to accept for a country that does not want to allow free movement of European Union citizens and won't follow the rulings of the EU's top court. (more...)
Huawei, Sirin Lab Said to Be Discussing Blockchain-Enabled Smartphone Huawei, Sirin Lab Said to Be Discussing Blockchain-Enabled Smartphone
- March 24, 2018

This comes after the listing of an unknown phone with the model number NEO-AL00 was reportedly seen on Chinese regulatory agency's website, TENAA last month. Moreover, AT&T , Verizon and, most recently, Best Buy, have moved to drop active or pending sales of Huawei smartphones. In addition, Best Buy won't sell phones under the Honor brand, a Huawei subsidiary that was supposed to help the Chinese phone maker sell in lower-cost smartphone markets globally, including in the US. (more...)
Fatal Uber Self-Driving Crash Video Reveals More Details Fatal Uber Self-Driving Crash Video Reveals More Details
- March 24, 2018

Jim Ananich, the minority leader. "Shadows, even for a human driver, can be tricky". The person behind the wheel, identified as 44-year-old Rafael Vasquez, was caught on dashcam video looking down at his phone - and apparently didn't see her until it was too late. (more...)
Sensex Up 75 Points In Early Trade; Nifty At 10185 Sensex Up 75 Points In Early Trade; Nifty At 10185
- March 24, 2018

Japan's benchmark index Nikkei 225 has gained 0.38% to 21,462, Hong Kong's Hang Seng is trading near the flat line, while China's Shanghai Composite has lost 0.37% to 3,269. In the Eurozone, Paris CAC 40 fell 1.06% and Frankfurt moved down 1.01% in their early deals. Back home, Indian equity benchmarks ended a highly volatile day of trade with marginal gains. (more...)
Brent hits $70 a barrel Brent hits $70 a barrel
- March 24, 2018

US West Texas Intermediate ( WTI ) crude futures CLc1 were at $65.39 a barrel at 0021 GMT, up 22 cents, or 0.3 per cent, from their previous close. The rise in oil prices defied global stock markets , which slumped on the back of worries about a trade stand-off between the United States and China. (more...)
MuleSoft, Inc. (MULE) Stocks in Frontline Trades' Choice MuleSoft, Inc. (MULE) Stocks in Frontline Trades' Choice
- March 24, 2018

JP Morgan initiated the shares of MULE in report on Tuesday, April 11 with "Neutral" rating. The stock traded on impressive volume of 40.77 Million comparing to the average volume of 2011.52 shares, completing picture of exact trends with uncompleted dots in volume over the norm. (more...)
Bumped United Passenger Awarded $10K Travel Voucher Bumped United Passenger Awarded $10K Travel Voucher
- March 24, 2018

Preiss herself had even found out the day before her own flight had been cancelled and rebooked. March has not been a banner month for United Airlines in terms of public relations, but on Thursday, another overbooked flight ended with a customer getting an astronomical amount of free travel, NBC Washington reported . (more...)
Toys R Us Founder Dead at 94 Toys R Us Founder Dead at 94
- March 24, 2018

At Toys R Us , apparel was marked down 20 percent and toys were marked down 10 percent. The company owed about $5 billion when it filed for bankruptcy in September . Other retailers like Walmart wouldn't take such risks on new toys from little-known brands. "The best memories of my three children when they were young was to go inside a Toys R Us". (more...)
VW Touareg revealed, but it's not coming to the US VW Touareg revealed, but it's not coming to the US
- March 24, 2018

It's a bit wider and longer than before, which VW used to expand cargo capacity dramatically, but aluminum help keeps the curb weight about 220 pounds lower than before. However, despite its stout dimensions, the new Touareg weighs 106kg less thanks to the use of lightweight aluminium which makes up 50 per cent of the car's construction. (more...)
Bitcoin will become the world's single currency, tech chief says Bitcoin will become the world's single currency, tech chief says
- March 24, 2018

Count the founder of Twitter as one of the many bitcoin evangelists. "We support Bitcoin because we see it as a long-term path towards greater financial access for all", Dorsey said in a tweet, upon the launch of the feature. "There are newer technologies that build off of blockchain and make it more approachable", Dorsey said. Dorsey was also part of a $2.5 million funding round for blockchain company, Lightning Labs . (more...)
Performance Evaluation - Discovery Communications Inc (NASDAQ: DISCK)
- March 24, 2018

Prudential Financial Inc. now owns 2,588,195 shares of the company's stock valued at $52,437,000 after purchasing an additional 1,745,767 shares during the last quarter. A moving average is the average price of a contract over the previous n-period closes. The price target of a stock is the price at which the stock is fairly valued with respect to its historical and projected earnings. (more...)
Former Dayton hoops Player Isaiah Rogers Part of College Basketball History Former Dayton hoops Player Isaiah Rogers Part of College Basketball History
- March 24, 2018

As much as they would've liked Gamache on the court for every game, that stretch did force some players to contribute more , which in turn made them a more dynamic team. In addition to her feats on the floor, Lundeen volunteered as a coach, referee and scorekeeper at the youth basketball level, working with fifth- and sixth-grade girls. (more...)
Plastic within the 'Great Pacific Garbage Patch' is 'increasing exponentially,' scientists find Plastic within the 'Great Pacific Garbage Patch' is 'increasing exponentially,' scientists find
- March 24, 2018

These figures are four to sixteen times higher than previous estimates. The study estimates that there are 1.8 trillion pieces of plastic that floats through the patch. What does this entire garbage patch include? About 1.8 trillion pieces of plastic weighing 80,000 metric tons are now afloat in the area. Other items the researchers from New Zealand and the Netherlands found included plastic bottles, lids, ropes and packaging straps. (more...)
US Existing Home Sales Rose Robustly in February US Existing Home Sales Rose Robustly in February
- March 24, 2018

Existing-home sales, which include completed transactions for single-family homes, townhouses, condos, and co-ops grew to a seasonally adjusted rate of 5.54 million in February from 5.38 million in the prior month. The Midwest and Northeast had reduced sales, falling 2.4 percent to 1.22 million in the Midwest, with a median price of $179,400; and 12.3 percent to 640,000 in the Northeast, with a median price of $258,900. (more...)
Analyst's Buy rated Services stock: Starbucks Corporation (SBUX) Analyst's Buy rated Services stock: Starbucks Corporation (SBUX)
- March 23, 2018

It is negative, as 95 investors sold SBUX shares while 448 reduced holdings. Gradient Investments LLC purchased a new position in Starbucks in the fourth quarter valued at $117,000. The company now has an insider ownership of 2.2 Percent and Institutional ownership of 76 Percent. With their controversial red cups in the past, Starbucks has known their fair share of people fighting for their beliefs. (more...)
Good future performance Ahead on Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM)
- March 23, 2018

It is meant to chart the current and historical strength or weakness of a stock or market based on the closing prices of a recent trading period. 100,000 shares traded per day would be a minimum for most traders and some require 1,000,000. Wascom Dennis G also sold $200,293 worth of Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE: XOM ) on Friday, December 15. Investors saw a negative move of -0.72% in last five trading days. (more...)
Tributary Capital Management LLC Reduces Stake in Comcast Co. (CMCSA)
- March 23, 2018

About 16.64 million shares traded. The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) has risen 9.26% since March 22, 2017 and is uptrending. Copeland Cap Ltd Co invested in 185,187 shares. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Page Arthur B holds 29,135 shares. New York State Common Retirement Fund invested in 0.67% or 13.71M shares. The net percent change held by Institutional Investors has seen a change of 0.33% in last three month period. (more...)
Naspers to sell 190mn shares of Tencent for about US$10.64bn Naspers to sell 190mn shares of Tencent for about US$10.64bn
- March 23, 2018

Tencent has now lost more than $51 billion in market value in two days, having fallen 5 percent on Thursday - its steepest in over six weeks. Chief Executive Officer Bob Van Dijk has been trying to reduce the discount by looking for new investments to replicate the Tencent success; he's put cash into a range of internet companies from the U.S.to Russian Federation and India. (more...)
Institutionals Holders Overview For Conagra Brands, Inc. (CAG) Institutionals Holders Overview For Conagra Brands, Inc. (CAG)
- March 23, 2018

Ameris Bancorp operates as the holding firm for Ameris Bank that provides banking services to retail and commercial clients primarily in Georgia, Alabama, Florida, and SC. After this sale, 163,145 common shares of CAG are directly owned by the insider, with total stake valued at $5,765,544. (NYSE: CAG ). Knott David M has invested 0.14% of its portfolio in Conagra Brands, Inc . (more...)
UK's Boris Johnson likens Putin's World Cup to 1936 Berlin Olympics UK's Boris Johnson likens Putin's World Cup to 1936 Berlin Olympics
- March 23, 2018

The ministry's spokeswoman Maria Zakharova added on Facebook: "It's scary to remember that this person represents the political leadership of a nuclear power". Replying to the comment, Mr Johnson said: "Yes - I think the comparison with 1936 is certainly right". Safety for England's fans was already a hot topic, but Johnson's remarks have provoked outrage in Russian Federation where hooligan gangs are rife - with Putin's government doing relatively little to discourage them. (more...)
Gareth Bale breaks Wales scoring record in 6-0 thrashing of China Gareth Bale breaks Wales scoring record in 6-0 thrashing of China
- March 23, 2018

Asked how breaking Rush's record ranked in a career where his honours include LaLiga, the Copa del Rey and three Champions Leagues, Bale replied: "It's right up there, a major honour and a massive achievement". Bale notched is landmark goal on 62 minutes as he latched on to Joe Allen's lofted pass and netted with his final touch of the match. "But I was delighted and it was great to see Chris Gunter become the most-capped outfield player". (more...)
Walker compares school safety upgrades to post-9/11 security response Walker compares school safety upgrades to post-9/11 security response
- March 23, 2018

He says the need to improve school saftey after US school shootings is similar to the need to upgrade airline security after the September 11, 2001 terror attacks. "I don't think that it's unreasonable to ask people to report things that they may have heard or seen". The 48-hour requirement would apply after the incident was reported to a school district employee. (more...)
The Coca-Cola Company (KO)
- March 23, 2018

It has underperformed by 18.96% the S&P500. Coca Cola Co now has $184.06 billion valuation. Signaturefd Llc bought 3,758 shares as the company's stock rose 12.78% with the market. Also, CFO Kathy N. Waller sold 23,240 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, January 16th. It also upped Ishares 3 (IEI) stake by 19,158 shares and now owns 22,892 shares. (more...)
Delhi allocates 26% to education in its budget Delhi allocates 26% to education in its budget
- March 23, 2018

Sisodia, in his budget speech, highlighted that 26 per cent of the budgetary allocation is towards education. Besides education and health, we have focused on roads, sewer and water. An allocation of Rs 6,729 crore, which is 12 per cent of the total budget, has been made for the health sector, and the launch of a "health insurance for all" scheme was announced in the budget. (more...)
Delhi HC quashes presidential notification disqualifying 20 AAP MLAs Delhi HC quashes presidential notification disqualifying 20 AAP MLAs
- March 23, 2018

During the arguments, the MLAs had told the court that ECs order disqualifying them for allegedly holding office-of-profit was passed in "complete violation of natural justice" as they were not given an opportunity to explain their stand before the poll panel. (more...)
Morristown man to plead guilty to child porn charges Morristown man to plead guilty to child porn charges
- March 23, 2018

The case was given to the Federal Bureau of Investigation since the cabin was illegally built on national forest land. Forest Service employees had known about the treehouse for about seven years, but nobody knew exactly who had built it. (more...)
No national minimum wage on May 1, but delay 'necessary' No national minimum wage on May 1, but delay 'necessary'
- March 23, 2018

The increases will directly impact roughly 20,000 of the 70,000 workers at LaGuardia, John F. Kennedy and Newark Liberty International airports who make minimum wage and perform tasks such as cleaning planes, moving baggage, operating concession stands and providing security, officials said. (more...)
British ambassador shuns Moscow TV briefing on Skripal poisoning British ambassador shuns Moscow TV briefing on Skripal poisoning
- March 23, 2018

The British police officer exposed to a nerve agent was discharged from hospital yesterday, as an English judge ruled blood samples can be taken from the ex- Russian spy targeted in the attack for testing by worldwide investigators. "The threat that Russian Federation poses respects no borders", she told reporters. Yakovenko dismissed the accusations and said Prime Minister Theresa May had "provided no proof " and the UK Government had "built its official position on pure assumptions". (more...)

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