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Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) Shares Sold by Chicago Equity Partners LLC

Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) Shares Sold by Chicago Equity Partners LLC

The institutional investor held 530,451 shares of the military and government and technical company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $2.28 million, down from 610,507 at the end of the previous reported...

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Amazon launches free same-day shipping for Prime members

Amazon launches free same-day shipping for Prime members

To mark the promotional holiday, more than 800 retailers will offer free shipping with no minimum purchase requirements, according to the website FreeShippingDay.com. Price match: Some stores will ...

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Hot Stock to Watch: Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX)

TLP Group LLC acquired a new position in Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ: SBUX ) during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission....

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Alibaba will sell cars with a vehicle vending machine

Alibaba will sell cars with a vehicle vending machine

Then when the customer heads over to the Auto Vending Machine, a facial recognition terminal identifies the user and has the vendor spit out their ride of choice. Alibaba said it will open two stores ...

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USA retail sales rise 0.8% in November, comfortably beating forecasts

USA retail sales rise 0.8% in November, comfortably beating forecasts

The US Commerce Department reported retail sales to be 0.8% higher in November, easily surpassing forecasts of 0.3%. Online and other non-store sales were up 2.5 percent seasonally adjusted from O...

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Ryanair moves towards recognising pilot unions

Ryanair moves towards recognising pilot unions

Ryanair refuses to recognise unions, insisting instead on its own system of collective bargaining. Impact, the Irish pilots' union, said it had received Ryanair's letter on Friday morning. A spokesm...

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Cryptocurrency for Terror: US Woman Accused of Using Bitcoin to Fund Daesh

Cryptocurrency for Terror: US Woman Accused of Using Bitcoin to Fund Daesh

Prosecutors also said Shahnaz looked online for ways to join ISIS and planned to travel to Syria. The resident of the hamlet of Brentwood in Islip on Long Island appeared before a federal judge la...

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Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT) stock returned 22.69% positive in past quarter

The Progressive Corporation (PGR ) finished at value of $55.86 after 3.41 million shares traded at hands. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT ) for the trailing twelve months paying dividend with the pay...

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Crude Oil Rallies On OPEC, US Inventories

Crude Oil Rallies On OPEC, US Inventories

The agency's forecast for global demand growth remains unchanged at 1.5 mb/d in 2017 (or 1.6 percent) and 1.3 mb/d in 2018 (or 1.3 percent). Revisions have been made to data for Nigeria , Germany and...

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Net Neutrality repeal: What it means to you

Net Neutrality repeal: What it means to you

Since the emergence of broadband internet, the Federal Communication Commission had de facto operated under net neutrality principles, including a 2005 declaration that "consumers are entitled to ac...

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BP's plan to buy 531 Woolworths fuel stations opposed by ACCC

BP's plan to buy 531 Woolworths fuel stations opposed by ACCC

BP's proposal to sell some of the sites wouldn't address these concerns, the watchdog said. It wasn't the Christmas present Woolworths or BP were expecting. Petrol prices will rise if BP acquires ...

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Investors Focused Stock: Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)

Brookmont Capital Management acquired 14,431 shares as Microsoft Corp ( MSFT)'s stock rose 4.75%. Among new and sold out positions, 86 holders initiated new positions by a total of 22.39 million sh...

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Gujarat Campaign Shadow Hangs Over Winter Session Of Parliament, Congress Wants Apology

Gujarat Campaign Shadow Hangs Over Winter Session Of Parliament, Congress Wants Apology

Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar said the PM appealed to leaders of all parties to help build a consensus on the matter. At least 14 new bills are set to be introduced during the session,...

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Bank Of England Unanimous On Rate, QE

Bank Of England Unanimous On Rate, QE

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Blackstone Group LP (BX) Shares Bought by BB&T Securities LLC

Cacti Asset Limited Com reported 1.05 million shares or 3.13% of all its holdings. Stifel Financial Corp raised its stake in The Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE:DHI) earned "Outperform" rating by Raymon...

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Indian tax authorities raid Bitcoin exchanges

Indian tax authorities raid Bitcoin exchanges

In wake of the massive bitcoin rally , Income Tax (I-T) Department, in an apparent precursor to a crackdown, conducted survey operations on Wednesday at major Bitcoin exchanges across the count...

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Crude Oil Inventories Decline; Supply at 2018 Peak: IEA

Crude Oil Inventories Decline; Supply at 2018 Peak: IEA

This is presumably inspired by what Barkindo believes is OPEC's effectiveness in reigning in overproduction: he later told Bloomberg television of the "significant progress we have made with our non...

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Antero Resources (AR) Now Covered by Credit Suisse Group

Linscomb & Williams Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of Antero Resources in the 2nd quarter valued at about $220,000. Pennant Capital Management Llc increased Antero Res Corp (AR) stake by 1.74% ...

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Disney Makes Deal for 21st Century Fox, Reshaping Entertainment Landscape

Disney Makes Deal for 21st Century Fox, Reshaping Entertainment Landscape

The acquisition includes 21st Century Fox's film and TV studios, and cable networks. Fox News and Fox Sports will still be controlled by the Murdochs. "We're excited about this extraordinary oppor...

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INEOS' North Sea pipeline closure 'worth £20m a day'

INEOS' North Sea pipeline closure 'worth £20m a day'

The system carries about 40 percent of the oil produced in the British waters of the North Sea, or about 450,000 barrels of oil per day. Media reports stated that Ineos, which recently became the owne...

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CBA Admits to Money Laundering and Terror Financing Failures

CBA Admits to Money Laundering and Terror Financing Failures

A class action has also been filed. Earlier, CBA said the Federal Court should treat more than 53,506 instances where it failed to lodge reports on time as one breach of anti-money laundering laws w...

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Prime Decliners: Oasis Petroleum Inc. (OAS)

Prime Decliners: Oasis Petroleum Inc. (OAS)

The company's stock is now moving with a -ve distance from the 200 day SMA of approximately -15.77%, and has a solid year to date (YTD) performance of -44.98% which means that the stock is constantly ...

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ADB Lowers India's Growth Forecast Even as It Lifts Asia's Overall Outlook

ADB Lowers India's Growth Forecast Even as It Lifts Asia's Overall Outlook

The Asian Development Bank (ADB ) has raised its economic growth forecasts for the Philippines amid strong infrastructure investment and robust consumption. "Developing Asia's growth momentum, suppor...

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11-year-old Salvation Army bell ringer spreading Christmas cheer

11-year-old Salvation Army bell ringer spreading Christmas cheer

All kettles require a volunteer to accept donations, and without enough volunteers, fundraising efforts will continue to fall. Anyone able to volunteer for a kettle shift is asked to call Nicole at ...

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Netflix is Bringing She-Ra Back

Netflix is Bringing She-Ra Back

We will see it released on January 19 on Netflix. New original songs will come out and we'll hear Skylar Astin and Amanda Leighton as the voices of Branch and Poppy. The Epic Tales of Captain Unde...

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Analyst Rating On these Stocks: Schlumberger Limited (SLB), PayPal Holdings, Inc. (PYPL)

The stock increased 0.18% or $0.11 during the last trading session, reaching $64.67. Currently, 1.39 billion total shares are owned by the public and among those 1.38 billion shares have been availabl...

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Condom advertisements on television only after 10 pm

Condom advertisements on television only after 10 pm

Talking openly about contraception and sex is still largely taboo in India. The ministry of information and broadcasting (MIB) has issued an advisory directing TV channels against telecasting condom...

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Real Madrid flees from Al Jazira trap

Real Madrid flees from Al Jazira trap

The FIFA Club World Cup 2017 is well underway under the sweltering sun of United Arabic Emirates. "When you come off the bench you want to be decisive in the game", he said. "We have to think abou...

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Tech Giant Acquires Shazam for $400 Million

Tech Giant Acquires Shazam for $400 Million

And while Apple hasn't yet detailed its plans for Shazam, it wouldn't be a stretch to imagine a Shazam app that prioritizes referrals to Apple Music . Another way in which Shazam could help Apple is ...

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Salvation Army kicks off annual London Christmas hamper drive

Salvation Army kicks off annual London Christmas hamper drive

Some volunteers and paid bell ringers stay out for more than 10 hours a day because without them, the Red Kettle Campaign wouldn't run. But despite this, new independent data compiled for the Kmart ...

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