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Watsco Inc (NYSE:WSO) Position Trimmed by Janus Henderson Group PLC
- December 31, 2017

It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Caledonia Investments Plc who had been investing in Watsco Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $5.57 billion market cap company. KeyCorp reissued a "buy" rating on shares of Watsco in a research report on Friday, November 17th. Analysts await Watsco, Inc. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Watsco from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Thursday, October 5th. (more...)
UK considers terrorism tax on tech giants UK considers terrorism tax on tech giants
- December 31, 2017

If tech companies got flack for anything in 2017, it was not paying enough taxes and not fighting enough extremism. Mr Ben Wallace accused tech firms of being happy to sell people's data but not to give it to the government which was being forced to spend vast sums on deradicalisation programmes, surveillance and other counter-terrorism measures. (more...)
Trump Blocked a $13 Billion Railway Plan Trump Blocked a $13 Billion Railway Plan
- December 31, 2017

The governor's budget director said stepping away from an agreement with former President Barack Obama's administration to have the federal government split the cost of the work with NY and New Jersey would cloud "the entire basis for getting the critical national infrastructure project done". (more...)
Dispatch: Iranian protesters defy authorities to voice differing demands for change
- December 31, 2017

Some 4,000 people are taking part in a pro-government rally in Tehran amid a series of economic protests in Iran. Telegram is particularly popular in Iran. At least 50 protesters have been arrested since Thursday, authorities said. Earlier Sunday, the nation's interior minister warned that protesters would "pay the price" for what he called their unlawful actions. (more...)
Trump invites Coast Guard members to West Palm Beach golf club Trump invites Coast Guard members to West Palm Beach golf club
- December 31, 2017

Trump's private seaside resort of Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach during his visits there. "The president wanted to thank these service members personally for their service to this nation". "Any sports media there? They're going to have a little Coast Guard challenge". During that visit, he thanked Coast Guard members for their responses to Hurricane Harvey in Texas and Hurricane Irma in Florida. (more...)
Fighting in Syria's Idlib leaves 66 dead Fighting in Syria's Idlib leaves 66 dead
- December 31, 2017

The clashes have killed 32 soldiers and allied members of paramilitary units, as well as 29 rebels from Islamist groups or from former Al Qaeda affiliate Fateh al-Sham, the Observatory said. Friday prayers were cancelled and residents were warned to stay at home. Despite being one of the four de-escalation zones, fighting has been intensifying as Assad's forces push further into the province. (more...)
Korea holds Panama oil tanker suspected of N. Korea trade Korea holds Panama oil tanker suspected of N. Korea trade
- December 31, 2017

On Friday, Seoul announced that it had seized the Hong Kong-flagged Lighthouse Winmore in late November and believed it had transferred 600 tons of refined petroleum to a North Korean ship named the Samjong No. "The government has been in close consultations with related countries and ministries to thoroughly implement the sanctions by the U.N. Security Council", the spokesman said. (more...)
SUV without plates removed from Queens Quay streetcar tunnel SUV without plates removed from Queens Quay streetcar tunnel
- December 31, 2017

The TTC tweeted around 4:30 a.m. Sunday that the 510 Spadina streetcar is being forced to turn back northbound at Spadina and Queens Quay due to a stalled vehicle inside the tunnel. This isn't the first time a vehicle has become lodged in the tunnel. The driver, who claimed he was just following his Global Positioning System, was charged $425. (more...)
General Electric Company (GE) Analysts See $0.29 EPS
- December 31, 2017

Lynch & Associates who had been investing in General Elec Co for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $151.33 billion market cap company. Ing Groep Nv owns 1.64M shares. Architects accumulated 13,724 shares. Altfest L J & invested in 1.13% or 96,420 shares. The stock of General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) earned "Neutral" rating by UBS on Monday, October 23. (more...)
Powerball: How about $384 million for New Year's? Powerball: How about $384 million for New Year's?
- December 31, 2017

The drawing takes place at 11 p.m. ET. The highest Mega Millions jackpot was $656 million, which one person collected back in 2012. The Mega Millions jackpot, meanwhile, did not have a victor on Friday and so Tuesday's jackpot is $306 million. (more...)
MA Acquires 6429 Shares of Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:SBGI)
- December 31, 2017

Lantronix, Inc. (LTRX) has risen 89.43% since December 30, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 3.98% the S&P500. Three Bays Capital Lp decreased Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc ( SBGI ) stake by 13.92% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. (more...)
Outback Bowl Picks, Odds and Betting Trends by Experts Outback Bowl Picks, Odds and Betting Trends by Experts
- December 31, 2017

Few people expect the Wolverines to score many points in the Outback Bowl . We preview the matchup and provide some players to watch, keys to the game, and attempt to pick a victor. He has pass rush ability, he can cover and play cover in spice. Keeping it close early - Tied to the first point, if MI and Peters get into a rhythm quickly and can pull out to an early lead, the aforementioned pass rush can really turn loose. (more...)
Xi promises to continue China's economic reforms Xi promises to continue China's economic reforms
- December 31, 2017

Xi, also Chinese president and chairman of the Central Military Commission, stressed that the major political task for the new CPC leadership was to "comprehensively implement the spirit of the 19th CPC National Congress and strive to realize the goals set by the Congress". (more...)
Inter without a win in 4 league games after draw with Lazio Inter without a win in 4 league games after draw with Lazio
- December 31, 2017

Inter scored just once during their last four matches, and while the goalless draw against Juventus in Turin can hardly be considered a failure, the following defeats against Udinese and Sassuolo were a real wake-up call for the Nerazzurri. (more...)
Celebrations begin as New Zealand welcomes 2018 Celebrations begin as New Zealand welcomes 2018
- December 31, 2017

As one of the first countries to welcome the New Year, thousands of cheering revellers rang in the New Year at 11 am United Kingdom time today as multi-coloured fireworks exploded across the city skyline at midnight. About 1.6 million people are attending to attend the fireworks around the edge of Sydney Harbour. An earlier display was held for families wanting to ring in the New Year early. (more...)
Merkel eyes social cohesion as she presses for new government Merkel eyes social cohesion as she presses for new government
- December 31, 2017

The vote marked the first -time entry of the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD ) into Germany's parliament, the Bundestag. "And Germany will only prosper if its success serves all people and improves and enriches our lives". She said more Germans were concerned about social cohesion than ever before, with some lauding Germany's diverse and open society, while others feared growing crime and violence, complained about a lack of doctors in rural areas, and anxious about how to manage the ... (more...)
Multiple deputies down in shots fired call in Highlands Ranch Multiple deputies down in shots fired call in Highlands Ranch
- December 31, 2017

The situation is happening on or near County Line Road between Colorado Boulevard and University Boulevard. "We have multiple officers down", Deputy Jason Blanchard said of the incident in Highlands Ranch, just south of Denver. "Any citizens in the affected area are instructed to shelter in place, avoid windows and stay away from exterior walls", the department said, calling it an "active event". (more...)
Man Arrested With Guns, Ammo in Houston Hotel Room Man Arrested With Guns, Ammo in Houston Hotel Room
- December 31, 2017

The name of the man hasn't been immediately released. Police initially planned to arrest the man for disorderly conduct. He started to fight back, however, prompting officials to call the cops. The suspect's Chevrolet Silverado was also reportedly towed and inspected. The hotel is hosting it's 40th New Year's Eve Celebration - a party expected to span four floors and feature live musical performances. (more...)
Shots fired, mass dispersed with tear gas in Kinshasa Shots fired, mass dispersed with tear gas in Kinshasa
- December 31, 2017

Fresh elections are now slated for December 23, 2018. One army officer threatened a team of AFP reporters covering the crackdown at St. Michael's church in Kinshasa. Kabila was required by the constitution to step down in December previous year when his mandate expired but an election to replace him has been repeatedly delayed and is now scheduled for December 2018. (more...)
Liberia's president-elect vows to end corruption, says country is 'open for business'
- December 31, 2017

This is Liberia's first peaceful transfer of power from one democratically elected head of state to another in more than 70 years. "I declare publicly today that transforming the lives of all Liberians is a singular mission", he said . He played for top local clubs before starting his worldwide career in Cameroon, then moved on to AS Monaco and Paris Saint-Germain, where he became famous. (more...)
Biogen Inc (BIIB) Holdings Trimmed by Axa
- December 31, 2017

American Assets Mngmt Lc reported 4,000 shares. Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. - Petrobras (NYSE:PBR) has risen 39.56% since December 31, 2016 and is uptrending. The Rhode Island-based Rex Advisors Ltd has invested 0.21% in Biogen Inc. (NASDAQ:BIIB). Parsons Mgmt Ri stated it has 1,727 shares. Focused Wealth Management Inc now owns 475 shares of the biotechnology company's stock worth $135,000 after buying an additional 75 shares during the period. (more...)
9 things that are more productive than making New Year resolutions 9 things that are more productive than making New Year resolutions
- December 31, 2017

Last year's Australian sleep survey revealed that more than 40 per cent of Australians get too little sleep to feel rested and able to function at their best, Mamamia reported. What do you want to achieve this new year? . Those are better odds than a lottery ticket, but probably no better than betting on a horse race - unless one of your resolutions is to stop gambling. (more...)
Two reportedly killed in Iran in third day of protests
- December 31, 2017

He did not offer a cause of death for the two protesters, but said "no bullets were shot from police and security forces at the people". Anti-Iranian government protests continued for the third straight day as men, women, and even children take to the streets against the theocratic state's leaders. (more...)
Utes ends lengthy skid in Eugene with 66-56 win over Oregon Utes ends lengthy skid in Eugene with 66-56 win over Oregon
- December 31, 2017

Despite the best efforts of Louise Brown early and Kayla Washington late, the Cougs could never catch the Ducks as OR saw the sophomore stars of Sabrina Ionescu and Ruthy Hebard combine for 50 of the team's 89 points. "When they go in, it's a fun way to play". Utah would win the opening tip and David Collette missed his first shot of the night. The Ducks, picked for fourth by the conference coaches, have lost twice at home for the first time in four seasons. (more...)
Bombing at funeral kills 15 in eastern Afghanistan Bombing at funeral kills 15 in eastern Afghanistan
- December 31, 2017

An earlier statement from the governor's office said six people had been killed and 11 wounded. Elsewhere in Afghanistan, a sticky bomb exploded in a crowded neighborhood in the northern city of Mazar-i-Sharif late Saturday, wounding 12 people, according to Gen. (more...)
Dozens killed as truck and bus collide in Kenya Dozens killed as truck and bus collide in Kenya
- December 31, 2017

Among those who died on the spot include the driver of the truck and his loader, while 28 other bodies were retrieved from the ill-fated bus. Most of the survivors were on the back seats. Kenyans on Sunday, December 31 woke up to sad news following another grisly road accident that claimed 30 lives at Migaa on the Nakuru-Eldoret Highway. (more...)
Palestine 'regrets' envoy presence at Hafiz Saeed event Palestine 'regrets' envoy presence at Hafiz Saeed event
- December 31, 2017

A controversy erupted after Palestine Ambassador to Pakistan Waleed Abu Ali was clicked sharing a stage with Jamaat-ud-Dawa chief Saeed at a gathering organised by Difa-e-Pakistan Council, an umbrella organisation of hardline right-wing groups. (more...)
Iranian Protests: The Story So Far Iranian Protests: The Story So Far
- December 31, 2017

Anti-government protests began in Mashhad City on Wednesday. The official further denied that the law enforcement forces have fired bullets, accusing foreign intelligence services, opposition and also extremist groups of interfering in the confrontations. (more...)
Andy Murray Arrives In Brisbane, Will He Play? Andy Murray Arrives In Brisbane, Will He Play?
- December 31, 2017

Set for first competitive action since the summer. Numerous leading men's players have been affected by injuries recently, with Rafael Nadal, 31, missing the Brisbane tournament with a knee issue while Novak Djokovic, 30, withdrew from the Qatar Open because of the elbow problem that has kept him out since Wimbledon. (more...)
Tenet Healthcare (THC) Upgraded to Buy at Citigroup
- December 31, 2017

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS boosted its stake in shares of Tenet Healthcare by 0.6% during the 2nd quarter. Tenet Healthcare Corp (NYSE: THC ) traded down 1.72% on Friday, hitting $17.17. Price T Rowe Associates Incorporated Md, Maryland-based fund reported 43,690 shares. About 1.33 million shares traded. Royal Bank of Canada reiterated a "hold" rating and set a $19.00 target price on shares of Tenet Healthcare in a report on Monday, September 25th. (more...)

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