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Diageo H1 Profit Up 36%; Hikes Interim Dividend

Diageo H1 Profit Up 36%; Hikes Interim Dividend

While gin and tequila each account for a relatively small part of Diageo's portfolio (4% and 3% of net sales respectively), gin rose 16% while tequila grew 43% (organic net sales). This has enabled ...

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Puerto Rico set to privatize electric utility

Puerto Rico set to privatize electric utility

The island's power generation system is 28 years older than the standard infrastructure used in the rest of the USA, he continued, and the antiquated system in place has been poorly serviced. Sen Juan...

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Incyte Corporation (INCY) Given Buy Rating at Jefferies Group LLC

The company has market cap of $6.59 billion. The stock decreased 1.01% or $0.32 during the last trading session, reaching $31.27. 989,763 shares of the company traded hands. Alyeska Invest Group Incor...

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Bizarre: American Man Arrested For Biting Police Dog

Bizarre: American Man Arrested For Biting Police Dog

Two people in the area were wanted and they tried to flee when the police attempted to arrest them. "He succeeded in biting on the dog, but it didn't have the same effect as the dog biting on him". ...

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United Kingdom meat firm issues major food recall after hygiene inspection

United Kingdom meat firm issues major food recall after hygiene inspection

The FSA found the issues at Russell Hume's Birmingham site during the visit on 12 January, which led it, along with Food Standards Scotland, to investigate all of the company's sites, and other locati...

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A Majority of US Drivers Still Don't Trust Self-Driving Cars

A Majority of US Drivers Still Don't Trust Self-Driving Cars

Millennial and male drivers appear to be the least nervous about autonomous vehicle technology. However, the majority of US drivers are still afraid of giving control to an AI-powered vehicle or...

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Profits up 28% as Sky squares up to its rivals

Profits up 28% as Sky squares up to its rivals

Sky ( Sky Broadband ) has today published their latest results to the end of December 2017 (financial H1 2018), which reveals that Fibre ( FTTC ) penetration increased to 33% (up from 21% last year) o...

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Iowa 85, Wisconsin 67

Iowa 85, Wisconsin 67

Garza also had a double-double with a whopping 16 rebounds. Although Wisconsin was defeated, Ethan Happ fought to keep his team in the game with 21 points, shooting 57.1% from the field (making 8 of...

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Jaguar XJ flagship sedan will go all-electric by year's end

Jaguar XJ flagship sedan will go all-electric by year's end

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR), which had a "record-breaking year" in vehicle sales in 2017, will make "some temporary adjustments" to the production schedule at Halewood in Merseyside, England from the seco...

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Alibaba Group Holding Limited (BABA) - Recent Alert

About 29.98M shares traded or 50.86% up from the average. Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) has risen 37.41% since January 24, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.72% the S&P500. As per Wedn...

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Choosing Between UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH) and Anthem, Inc. (ANTM)?

UnitedHealth Group Inc has a 1-year low of $156.49 and a 1-year high of $246.98. The current Stock Price of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated is valued at $245.21, indicating a price change of 0.68%....

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Costain Group (COST) Given "Buy" Rating at Peel Hunt

One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and eleven have issued a buy rating to the stock. Therefore 67% are positive. 11/30/2017 - Pets at Home G...

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Oracle Corporation (ORCL), Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) — Trending Stocks Analysis

Insiders sold 1,817,500 shares of company stock valued at $91,547,388 over the last quarter. The stock decreased 0.69% or $0.26 during the last trading session, reaching $37.61. Principal Group has in...

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QUANTRES ASSET MANAGEMENT Ltd Invests $2.13 Million in United Parcel Service, Inc

Because it is hard to gauge how a stock will react after the earnings report, investors may trade with increased caution during this period of time. About 19.76 million shares traded. will post 5.99 E...

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Earnings Estimates in the Spotlight: Wells Fargo & Company

Busey Trust Company sold 5,487 shares as the company's stock declined 8.66% while stock markets rallied. Baker Avenue Asset Management Lp who had been investing in Wells Fargo Co New Com for a number ...

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Wedbush Equities Analysts Raise Earnings Estimates for Starbucks Co. (SBUX)

It has underperformed by 4.22% the S&P500. Bank Of Italy decreased its stake in Cnh Indl N V (CNHI) by 5.14% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Consulta holds 900,000 shares ...

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Carnival Cruise ship guest missing after 'going overboard'

Carnival Cruise ship guest missing after 'going overboard'

Mexican Navy officials have spearheaded a rescue effort to find the woman who is said to have plunged off the Carnival Triumph into the Gulf of Mexico. "I did hear rumors that she possibly jumped, but...

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DOJ Threatens to Subpoena California, Others for Information on Immigration Enforcement

DOJ Threatens to Subpoena California, Others for Information on Immigration Enforcement

The U.S. Department of Justice is demanding the city of Burlington hand over documents about how local law enforcement communicate with federal immigration authorities. "And if you're undocumented...

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Ford Motor (F) Issues Earnings Results, Misses Estimates By $0.08 EPS

Ford Mtr Co Del Com Par $0.01 now has $47.51 billion valuation. The stock traded within a range of $11.90 and $12.03. Zacks tracked 3 analysts to create a quarterly consensus estimate of 0.43 for Fo...

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(NYSE:NEE) and CNOOC Limited (NYSE:CEO)

Lehman Financial Resources Inc who had been investing in Nextera Energy Partners Lp Com Unit Part In for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $2.22B market cap company. $435,000 worth ...

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Crash covers IL highway in cash from gambling machines

Crash covers IL highway in cash from gambling machines

A black passenger auto carrying money and cashout vouchers spun out of control, smacking into a guardrail and a truck with a flatbed trailer. Both ended up in the median. A third vehicle, trying to av...

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United Kingdom employment figures reach record high

United Kingdom employment figures reach record high

According to the Office for National Statistics (ONS), the total employment in the United Kingdom rose to a record high of 32.2m in the quarter to November. "As a effect, pay growth is likely to rem...

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U.S. auto regulator probing Tesla 'Autopilot' crash

U.S. auto regulator probing Tesla 'Autopilot' crash

Tesla has released a statement saying that its Autopilot system is only to be used by a fully attentive driver. The Model S Autopilot is a level 2 on a self-driving scale of 0 to 5. The U.S. Nati...

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Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) Given "Buy" Rating at Citigroup Inc

Oxbow Advisors Llc who had been investing in Apple Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $886.42 billion market cap company. The stock increased 1.66% or $0.98 during the last trading...

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Jerome Powell to be Fed's new chairman

Jerome Powell to be Fed's new chairman

Powell worked closely with Yellen and her predecessor, former Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke, noted David Wessel, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution. Powell is also tasked with overseeing the ban...

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Trudeau pressuring USA on NAFTA: Ross

Trudeau pressuring USA on NAFTA: Ross

Mr Trudeau, who appointed a Cabinet with an equal number of women and men on taking power in 2015, also referenced campaigns against sexual harassment and misconduct and women's marches in several Uni...

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Disney to Give Staff $1K Money Bonuses and Launch $50M Training Program

Disney to Give Staff $1K Money Bonuses and Launch $50M Training Program

Since August 7, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 12 selling transactions for $5.34 million activity. Arbiter Partners Capital Management Llc, which manages about $1.06 billion and $896.54 million US...

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Stock Movement Analysis: QUALCOMM Incorporated (QCOM)

QCOM's average Beneish M-Score: -2.31 during the last 7 years. The shares of QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM ), has jumped by 6.75% year to date as of 01/23/2018. The stock of QUALCOMM Incorporat...

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Just the Facts on Texas Instruments Incorporated (TXN)

Just the Facts on Texas Instruments Incorporated (TXN)

Western Digital Corp now has $25.83B valuation. The Company ended its previous trading session at $84.42 with the loss of -1.19%. About 199,871 shares traded. Texas Instruments (NASDAQ: TXN ) last ...

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ONGC borrows 4000 crore from ICICI Bank for buying HPCL

ONGC borrows 4000 crore from ICICI Bank for buying HPCL

The borrowing is part of a tie-up with the three banks- Punjab National Bank (PNB), Bank of India (BOI) and Axis Bank, which took Rs. 18,060 crores for part funding its acquisition cost of Rs. But t...

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