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E-cigarettes should be sold in hospitals, say officials E-cigarettes should be sold in hospitals, say officials
- February 06, 2018

Addressing health secretary Vaughan Gething, he said: "What action are you going to take to promote the use of e-cigarettes in Wales as an alternative to tobacco smoking?" It calculated the risk of cancer to be less than 1%. However, as things stand, none of the devices have yet been licensed. "We need to keep closely monitoring these trends, but so far the data suggest that e-cigarettes are not acting as a route into regular smoking amongst young people". (more...)
India prioritizes rural spending, healthcare in budget as election looms India prioritizes rural spending, healthcare in budget as election looms
- February 06, 2018

Budget 2018 Gold policy: Spot exchange on cards, GMS to be revamped After over two years of discussion, the government has finally recognised the need for a comprehensive gold policy. Government further announced doubling of funding to Rs3073 crore for digital technology, artificial intelligence, block chain technology, big data, robotics that would encourage and further spur a growth of the startup ecosystem in the country. (more...)
What Do Analysts Suggest For Shell Midstream Partners, LP (SHLX) What Do Analysts Suggest For Shell Midstream Partners, LP (SHLX)
- February 06, 2018

On Friday, October 14 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with "Hold". These companies are usually young in age and they could serve new industries as well as niche markets. As of today, the company has a SMA200 (200-day simple moving average ) of -8.61 Percent. Adding a sixth ratio, shareholder yield, we can view the Value Composite 2 score which is now sitting at 3. (more...)
New CFPB chief has reportedly killed its Equifax probe New CFPB chief has reportedly killed its Equifax probe
- February 06, 2018

Equifax may wind up getting a slap on the wrist from the feds following its massive data breach. Marketplace Tech host Molly Wood talks about it with Patrick Rucker, who had the exclusive for Reuters. The news service reported that Mulvaney has not sought subpoenas or sworn testimony, and has put on hold plans to test how Equifax collects data. Reuters reports that the CFPB and FTC had originally planned to coordinate their probes, but the former is dragging its heels under Mulvaney's ... (more...)
Chris Grayling Admits East Coast Rail Franchise Has Collapsed Chris Grayling Admits East Coast Rail Franchise Has Collapsed
- February 06, 2018

Mr Grayling admitted his department is now considering running the East Coast line through an "operator of last resort", which would see the franchise return to public ownership less than three years after it was re-privatised. "Prepare for another big row about Branson, Souter et al". Mr Grayling said that if the Government didn't renationalise the East Coast, Stagecoach and Virgin may be allowed to run it - but on a "not for profit" basis. (more...)
Grimsby drivers waste nearly a day per year in traffic Grimsby drivers waste nearly a day per year in traffic
- February 06, 2018

South East Asian and South American countries dominate the top of the rankings for countries with the worst traffic congestion, with South Africa placing eighth, with drivers spending an average of 36 hours in peak hour congestion a year. (more...)
Decreases Holdings in Lexington Realty Trust (LXP)
- February 06, 2018

The institutional investor held 408,061 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $30.16M, down from 480,141 at the end of the previous reported quarter. (NYSE:MSI). 8,066 were accumulated by Veritable Ltd Partnership. Avalon Ltd Co reported 0.03% stake. Since August 16, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 insider sale for $3.00 million activity. (more...)
Oil skims one-month low, investors punish equities and commodities Oil skims one-month low, investors punish equities and commodities
- February 06, 2018

The United States Oil Fund holds front-month West Texas Intermediate contracts and has the luxury of buying cheaper contracts and selling more expensive ones as they expire each month, helping the fund to beat the US benchmark's gain in January for the first time since 2014. (more...)
Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI) Shares Bought by Steinberg Global Asset Management
- February 06, 2018

About 9.03M shares traded or 55.97% up from the average. Activision Blizzard, Inc. earnings have risen with an annualized rate of 6.6% over the last 5 years. Professional analysts at Piper Jaffray now has a $70.0 PT on Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ: ATVI ). The company was maintained on Wednesday, December 14 by Stifel Nicolaus. (more...)
RBA leaves Aussie rate at a record low of 1.5% RBA leaves Aussie rate at a record low of 1.5%
- February 06, 2018

Mumbai: The Reserve Bank of India ( RBI ) is expected to keep key interest rates on hold in the forthcoming announcement of the review by the monetary policy committee ( MPC ). Although debt levels remain high with income growth slowly increasing, Lowe said that business conditions remain positive along with the outlook for non-mining business investment. (more...)
Fears about diesel still choking new vehicle sales Fears about diesel still choking new vehicle sales
- February 06, 2018

The UK new auto market declined by 6.3% in January as diesel share continued its sharp fall. The number of new cars registered in January fell by 6.3 per cent, or almost 11,000 vehicles, to 163,615. Commenting on the figures, which follow a 6% drop in the market throughout 2017, SMMT chief executive Mike Hawes said that evidence indicates consumers and businesses are not switching into alternative-technology cars, but instead keeping their older cars running, which he describes as a ... (more...)
A Big Drop In US Financial Markets Drags Down Others A Big Drop In US Financial Markets Drags Down Others
- February 06, 2018

Both indexes recovered some losses in early trade. Selling hit all S&P sectors, though the S&P financial index.SPSY, down 5.0 percent, was the biggest daily percentage decliner, followed by healthcare.SPSY, down 4.6 percent. "The significance of equity market losses is best viewed against the calm of past months". "It looks to me like a typical type of scenario when you see a single stock flash crash where you'll see bids just disappear, stop orders get kicked", said Joe Saluzzi, ... (more...)
Indicator Focus on Shares of S&P 500 Value ETF Vanguard (VOOV) Indicator Focus on Shares of S&P 500 Value ETF Vanguard (VOOV)
- February 06, 2018

When combined with the Plus Directional Indicator (+DI) and Minus Directional Indicator (-DI), it can help decipher the trend direction as well. Many investors will be trying to find that balance between being too aggressive and too conservative with stock selection. (more...)
Murphy Makes Net Neutrality the Order of the Day Murphy Makes Net Neutrality the Order of the Day
- February 06, 2018

New Jersey has joined NY and Montana in requiring Internet service providers to follow net neutrality principles in order to obtain state contracts. FCC ends net-neutrality rules for internet providers. "Net neutrality helps and protects tech companies like mine". But the FCC repealed the rules in December. (more...)
Best Buy Will Cease Selling CDs Later This Year Best Buy Will Cease Selling CDs Later This Year
- February 06, 2018

According to Billboard , the retail giant is telling music suppliers that "it will pull CDs from its stores come July 1". The Compact Disc medium for digital audio recordings has been around since 1982, and in widespread use for numerous following years. (more...)
Tata Motors Q3 profit misses estimates, rises almost 13 fold Tata Motors Q3 profit misses estimates, rises almost 13 fold
- February 06, 2018

Revenue from operations during the quarter increased 4.3 per cent to 6,310 million pound compared to the year-ago quarter due to slow volume growth. Had it not for this one-time gain, the bottomline would have been much lower. Guenter Butschek , Tata Motors CEO & MD, said: "the turnaround strategy is delivering results for us as is evident in share gain in an intensely competitive market and improved profitability enabled by a slew of new product launches and customer centric initiatives. (more...)
Exxon Mobil: What To Do Now? Exxon Mobil: What To Do Now?
- February 06, 2018

The Relative Volume of the company is 2.82 and Average Volume (3 months) is 10.56 million. Shell Asset Management Co. now owns 1,066,127 shares of the oil and gas company's stock valued at $100,269,000 after buying an additional 257,727 shares in the last quarter. (more...)
For the Dow, Big Drops Aren't What They Used to Be For the Dow, Big Drops Aren't What They Used to Be
- February 06, 2018

That was an over 6 percent loss, which eventually settled at under 5 percent at the bell. In the past week, both the Dow and the S&P 500 have now lost over 5 percent from their recent all-time highs. Only mainland Chinese shares showed signs of life, with the Shanghai Composite reversing early losses to climb 0.7 percent to 3,487.50. That's making bonds more appealing to investors compared with stocks. (more...)
Dubai airport named world's busiest in 2017 for worldwide travel Dubai airport named world's busiest in 2017 for worldwide travel
- February 06, 2018

Traffic in 2018 is forecast to grow 2.4 per cent to 90.3 million. Dubai International, the base for Dubai carrier Emirates and its budget airline FlyDubai , surpassed London's Heathrow airport in terms of international passengers in 2014 and has maintained its lead since. (more...)
Gas prices still climbing in northern New England Gas prices still climbing in northern New England
- February 06, 2018

The average gas price increase in Baton Rouge is nearly double that of the national average, which last week was 1.9 cents per gallon. At 18 cents, Utah is seeing the smallest increase and California is feeling the biggest increase at 52 cents compared to the same time previous year. (more...)
Champions League is Real Madrid, Cristiano Ronaldo's moment to shine - David Beckham Champions League is Real Madrid, Cristiano Ronaldo's moment to shine - David Beckham
- February 06, 2018

FC Bayern M√ľnchen manager Jupp Heynckes has backed Real Madrid to get past Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League, despite the Spanish side's poor form. "He could still win the next Ballon d'Or", Silva said in a statement. In an interview with Foot Mercato , Thiago Silva said: "The small difference is that Lionel Messi, with the ball one on one, even two, it's hard to stop him". (more...)
Clarksville police warn public about child porn video circulating Facebook Clarksville police warn public about child porn video circulating Facebook
- February 06, 2018

Fargo Police are aware of this video circulating nationwide on Facebook. If you have information in this case you are asked to call Internet Crimes Against Children at 1-800-843-567. Pruitt said his research indicates the video has been circulating online since August 2017 and originated in the US but outside IL. Polk County says submit a tip to National Center for Missing and Exploited Children . (more...)
Joseph's Club Restaurant Hostage Situation: Full Story & Must-See Updates Joseph's Club Restaurant Hostage Situation: Full Story & Must-See Updates
- February 06, 2018

When officers arrived, another woman came out and said about 12 people were being held hostage inside, police said . About 30 minutes into that call, a woman ran outside the bar and said she and others were being held hostage inside by the owner. (more...)
Bitcoin continues its downhill slide, dropping below $7K Bitcoin continues its downhill slide, dropping below $7K
- February 06, 2018

It has erased about 65 per cent of its value from a record high $19,511 in December. According to an estimate, Bitcoin has now lost more than 55 percent from its value, as we entered the year 2018. Hussein Sayed, chief market strategist at FXTM, said on Tuesday morning: "The most famous digital currency has fallen 69% from December's record high, and nearly 56% from the start of the year". (more...)
Broadcom submits final $146 billion offer in Qualcomm takeover bid Broadcom submits final $146 billion offer in Qualcomm takeover bid
- February 06, 2018

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Analysts Set Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd (RCL) Target Price at $127.84 Analysts Set Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd (RCL) Target Price at $127.84
- February 05, 2018

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Evercore ISI Reaffirms Outperform Rating for UnitedHealth Group (UNH)
- February 05, 2018

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Bon Ton Stores file for Chapter 11 Bon Ton Stores file for Chapter 11
- February 05, 2018

Shares of Bon-Ton Stores Inc (OTCMKTS:BONT) traded down $0.01 during trading hours on Friday, hitting $0.15. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of -3.04, a current ratio of 0.88 and a quick ratio of 0.10. "During this court-supervised process, we plan to continue operating in the normal course and executing on our key initiatives to drive improved performance", said Bill Tracy, the company's chief executive officer, in a statement . (more...)
Doritos announces crisps for women Doritos announces crisps for women
- February 05, 2018

According to Indra Nooyi , global chief executive at PepsiCo, which owns the famous snack brand, women don't enjoy crunching loudly or licking their fingers when eating crisps in public. " Women would love to do the same, but they don't ". Women's campaigners have criticised the initiative as a "tired gender stereotype", reported IANS. (more...)
Westpac Banking Corp Grows Stake in VF Corp (VFC)
- February 05, 2018

The stock decreased 0.91% or $0.73 during the last trading session, reaching $79.89. About 5.92M shares traded or 28.42% up from the average. V.F. Corporation (NYSE: VFC ) has declined 13.07% since February 2, 2017 and is downtrending. portfolio. Legg Mason Asset Mngmt (Japan) Limited accumulated 27,200 shares or 1.02% of the stock. Utah Retirement Systems holds 0.09% or 59,660 shares in its portfolio. (more...)

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