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How Many UMB Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:UMBF)'s Analysts Are Bearish?
- December 09, 2017

Goldman Sachs Grp invested in 0% or 196,585 shares. Public Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado invested in 8,037 shares. Sei Co holds 27,465 shares. The stock of UMB Financial Corporation (UMBF) formed H&SI with $80.16 price target or 8.00 % above the current $74.22 share price. The stock of UMB Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:UMBF) has "Hold" rating given on Tuesday, October 3 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. (more...)
Local Christmas tree farms running out of stock Local Christmas tree farms running out of stock
- December 09, 2017

While some houses display both types of trees, most will be putting up artificial trees, usually made from plastic and coming from factories sometimes located across the globe. What is bad news for some retailers, though, is good news for members of the Christmas Tree Farmers of Association of NY, who grow trees for retail and offer a chance for the public to come to their respective farms and cut their own tree. (more...)
Central Zone sees spike in flu cases, no deaths so far Central Zone sees spike in flu cases, no deaths so far
- December 09, 2017

One person also died in the south zone and one in the Edmonton zone. Calgary accounts for roughly half of all lab-confirmed cases of influenza in the province. As of December 4, 55.5 per cent of AHS employees had been immunized, a significant improvement from the 41 per cent rate a month before. The provincial government spent $12.1 million this year to obtain 1.6 million doses of vaccine, enough to immunize about 35 per cent of the population. (more...)
Kachikwu blames fuel scarcity on hoarders, vows to punish offenders Kachikwu blames fuel scarcity on hoarders, vows to punish offenders
- December 09, 2017

As at Wednesday, the NNPC had discharged products at its depots, and Kachikwu stated that emergency supply, quick truck delivery and stricter monitoring were measures adopted to ensure that queues disappeared. "What the buying public is expected to see over the next week is a significant improvement in Lagos". In the longer term however, the federal government hopes to carry out a comprehensive revamp of the country's petroleum infrastructure including refineries, depots and pipelines ... (more...)
At least 60 North Carolina State University students have contracted norovirus
- December 09, 2017

The statement said most students affected live in Alexander Hall, but officials said additional cases have been reported at several on- and off-campus housing locations. Students exhibiting gastrointestinal issues have been instructed to remain in their residences throughout their illness in an effort to not spread the virus to others. (more...)
New study links Birth Control and Breast Cancer risks New study links Birth Control and Breast Cancer risks
- December 09, 2017

After that, investigators followed up with each woman yearly, over an average 11.4 years, to monitor for any development of breast cancer. Weight change was categorized over three years as stable, loss, or gain. "No medications are free of risk, so that's an important concept", she said. The study enrolled 61,335 women. In the general population, about 1 in 76 women will develop ovarian cancer. (more...)
Over 4 000 delegates gather for the UN Environment Assembly in Kenya Over 4 000 delegates gather for the UN Environment Assembly in Kenya
- December 08, 2017

The Assembly brought together hundreds of policymakers and scientists, business and civil society leaders to identify ways to combat the pollution and contamination that pushes millions of people into an early grave each year, and is degrading Earth's resources and life-support systems. (more...)
Uganda declared Marburg free
- December 08, 2017

The second confirmed case, a 38-year-old man, was the brother of the two previous victims and contracted the virus due to his close contact with the probable and confirmed cases. "The response to the Marburg virus disease outbreak demonstrates how early alert and response, community engagement, strong surveillance and coordinated efforts can stop an outbreak in its tracks before it ravages communities", said Dr. (more...)
Saskatchewan's Alberta licence plate ban a hurdle for Lloydminster contractors
- December 08, 2017

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Obese squirrel ransacks family's tray of candy for delivery workers Obese squirrel ransacks family's tray of candy for delivery workers
- December 08, 2017

After reviewing security footage, they discovered an obese, thieving squirrel stealing the treats. Bourdreaux explained that she and her family set up an elaborate display of treats outside their Maplewood residence for delivery workers coming by, and this year the unusual thief targeted all the priciest stuff, including about 25 squares of Ghiradelli chocolate, she said . (more...)
Barack Obama accused of comparing Donald Trump with Hitler Barack Obama accused of comparing Donald Trump with Hitler
- December 08, 2017

Still, the US has survived tough times before and will again, he noted, particularly mentioning the days of communist fighter Joseph McCarthy and former President Richard Nixon. "It's demeaning and beneath him". "I understand why he's angry but that was a horrific comparison", Watters said, per The Telegraph . The Hill reported that, while many of Obama's remarks were aimed at Trump, he did not directly mention the current president's name during his speech. (more...)
USA and South Korea Hold Large-Scale Military Exercises as War Fears Grow USA and South Korea Hold Large-Scale Military Exercises as War Fears Grow
- December 08, 2017

China has reportedly conducted military drills in response to the massive Vigilant ACE joint air drills the USA and South Korea kicked off on Monday. The drills follow reports last week that North Korea had successfully conducted another ballistic missile launch across Japan as the country continues to pursue its nuclear ambitions, as it continues to threaten both the US and South Korea with wholesale nuclear destruction. (more...)
Cyclone Ockhi; INS Kalpeni rescues 180 more fishermen Cyclone Ockhi; INS Kalpeni rescues 180 more fishermen
- December 08, 2017

A P8-I long-range maritime patrol aircraft detected a fishing vessel, St Damian, late Tuesday night some 180 miles northwest of Kavaratti and directed INS Chennai to render assistance. said there would be 45-55 kmph wind along Kerala coast and hence fishermen should be "advised to avoid venturing" into the sea". Meanwhile, the Government received information that several fishermen from Kerala were also traced in Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka, Gujarat coasts. (more...)
Tax plan would hurt grad students and undergrads Tax plan would hurt grad students and undergrads
- December 08, 2017

Judkins said the section, if passed, would not just affect graduate students, but would harm universities as a whole. Penn State graduate students marched against the GOP-led plan on November 29, and they and their fellow graduate students across the nation should continue their vocal opposition. (more...)
BRIEF: New Forecast Shows 6 Million with Alzheimer's Disease, Cognitive Impairment BRIEF: New Forecast Shows 6 Million with Alzheimer's Disease, Cognitive Impairment
- December 08, 2017

Keith Fargo of the Alzheimer's Association said in a statement that, "It's virtually all extrapolation". Brookmeyer estimates that today about 2.4 million Americans are living with mild cognitive impairment due to Alzheimer's disease. "There are about 47 million people in the USA today who have some evidence of preclinical Alzheimer's, which means they have either a build-up of protein fragments called beta-amyloid or neurodegeneration of the brain but don't yet have symptoms", Brookmeyer said. (more...)
Lavrov: Russia to continue collective work on Karabakh conflict settlement Lavrov: Russia to continue collective work on Karabakh conflict settlement
- December 08, 2017

He said the United States supports the efforts of the OSCE Minsk Group to find a lasting solution to the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, according to Trend. "The collective approach contains the solution principles that the sides have accepted, but have not implemented yet", the minister said. Russia, along with the US and France, is a co-chair country of the OSCE Minsk Group established to broker a peace to the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. (more...)
Analysts are on the Bearish side about Selective Insurance Group, Inc
- December 08, 2017

Menta Capital LLC purchased a new stake in HCI Group during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $224,000. The stock increased 6.47% or $3 during the last trading session, reaching $49.35. Its up 35.8% from 12.69 million shares, reported previously. Security National holds 1,150 shares. Selective Insurance Group's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is now 23.92%. (more...)
Amalgamated Bank Acquires 58581 Shares of Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX)
- December 08, 2017

TrimTabs Asset Management LLC now owns 4,296 shares of the coffee company's stock worth $250,000 after acquiring an additional 2,199 shares during the last quarter. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Friday, November 3 by Nomura. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Starbucks from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a research note on Friday, December 1st. (more...)
New Hampshire Is First State to Opt Out of FirstNet
- December 08, 2017

A copy of the public portion of the committee report-some parts were not released, due to their competitive nature or because of attorney-client privilege-reveals that the Opt-Out Review Committee believes that "there are numerous risk-mitigation measures that should be required of Rivada in order to protect the state's interests" in an "opt-out" scenario. (more...)
TVS Motor acquires 14.78% stake in Ultraviolette Automotive TVS Motor acquires 14.78% stake in Ultraviolette Automotive
- December 08, 2017

Ultraviolette Automotive was founded by Niraj Rajmohan (CEO) and Narayan Subramaniam (CTO) in December 2016, and the company now comprises a 13-member team. In October 2016, Hero MotoCorp had acquired 26-30 per cent stake in Ather Energy, an electric two-wheeler firm, for Rs 180 crore. Bengaluru-based Ather unveiled its first electric two-wheeler, the Ather S340, in February, which is set to go into production soon in 2018. (more...)
Sangamo Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:SGMO) Undervalued by 5.7%
- December 08, 2017

The sales growth rate for a stock is a measure of how the stock's sales per share (SPS) has grown over a specific period of time. Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd owned approximately 0.08% of Sangamo Therapeutics at the end of the most recent quarter. (more...)
B'luru: Journalist Ravi Belagere detained for giving 'supari' to kill colleague B'luru: Journalist Ravi Belagere detained for giving 'supari' to kill colleague
- December 08, 2017

According to police sources, Belagere's name came on the police radar during investigations into journalist Gauri Lankesh's murder. "When the Crime Branch interrogated a gun runner (Tahir Hussain) who was picked up four days ago, he mentioned Shashidhar Mundewadi, another sharpshooter who takes " supari " (contract) for such crimes", R. (more...)
SYNNEX Corporation (SNX) Analysts See $2.68 EPS
- December 08, 2017

Therefore 50% are positive. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $1.73 earnings per share . equities analysts forecast that Synnex Corporation will post 8.79 earnings per share for the current year. It opened the session with a $131.86 price tag, later ranging from $131.74 to $134.12, the range at which the stock has traded at throughout the day. (more...)
CRISPR breakthrough treats diseases like diabetes without cutting DNA CRISPR breakthrough treats diseases like diabetes without cutting DNA
- December 08, 2017

These are coupled to the dCas9, along with the usual guide RNAs that help them locate the desired section of DNA. This approach eliminates the risk of change of genes by mistake, which is seen as a major problem, and potentially opens up the way for the use of the technique Crispr to treat human diseases devastating. (more...)
New positive data for Kisqali combination in advanced breast cancer New positive data for Kisqali combination in advanced breast cancer
- December 08, 2017

Estimate the maximum tolerated dose (MTD) and determine the recommended dose (RP2D) of utomilumab in combination with ado-rastuzumab emtansine (T-DM1) or trastuzumab in subjects with HER2 positive advanced breast cancer . The study had a median follow-up of 46.1 months, during which time 264 patients had a recurrence, diagnosis of a new breast cancer, diagnosis of a new cancer outside the breast, or died. (more...)
Canola oil may worsen memory, learning ability Canola oil may worsen memory, learning ability
- December 08, 2017

Made of genetically modified rapeseed, a plant in the mustard family, canola oil has often been thought of as a healthier choice for cooking because it's low in saturated fat and has been shown to reduce cholesterol when compared to diets with higher saturated fat contents. (more...)
Papa nombra a Carlos Aguiar Retes nuevo arzobispo de México Papa nombra a Carlos Aguiar Retes nuevo arzobispo de México
- December 08, 2017

El pasado 6 de junio, Rivera Carrera entregó una carta de renuncia en la nunciatura de la Ciudad de México , tal como lo marca el Código de Derecho Canónico al cumplir los 75 años de edad. Fue ordenado sacerdote el 22 de abril de 1973 en la Catedral de Tepic. Estudió filosofía en el seminario de su diócesis y teología en Montezuma, Estados Unidos, y en Tula, Hidalgo. (more...)
Medtronic Plc (MDT) Holder Mitsubishi Ufj Trust & Banking Corp Lowered Stake
- December 08, 2017

Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Medtronic from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a research report on Friday, August 25th. Medtronic Plc now has $110.32 billion valuation. Golub Gp Ltd Co stated it has 362,054 shares. Moreover, First Natl Bank Of Omaha has 0.69% invested in Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT). Marshwinds Advisory reported 16,771 shares stake. (more...)
In IIT Delhi placements, 500 hired in first 5 days In IIT Delhi placements, 500 hired in first 5 days
- December 08, 2017

In the first three days of the placement seasons, 47 offers were made to the students for various worldwide postings. "However, some students, who bagged global placements on December 1, preferred to opt for other options in India", the institute said, as quoted by Hindustan Times . (more...)
Casting new light on eclipse eye damage Casting new light on eclipse eye damage
- December 08, 2017

She also reported seeing a central black spot in the left eye. The peak obscuration of the sun's area by the moon was approximately 70%.Four hours later, she noted blurred vision, metamorphopsia, and color distortion, which were worse in her left eye. (more...)