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Boys Arnold & Co Inc increased its stake in Visa Inc (V) by 47.01% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Rbf Capital Llc bought 50,800 shares as the company's stock declined 15.71% while stock markets rallied. (NYSE: VRX ). 197,926 are owned by Hsbc Holdg Public Limited Com. (NYSE:ECL). Keybank Natl Association Oh holds 0.03% or 44,703 shares. ( VRX ) stock showed the move of -1.60% with the closing price of $20.86.
  • Fifth Third Bank raises employee minimum wage

    Fifth Third Bank raises employee minimum wage

    Economy

    American business CEO's are coming to the forefront with open check books and saying the Trump tax reform will lead to more jobs, investments, and higher wages, along with benefiting their bottom lines and their shareholders. " AT&T plans to increase US capital spending $1 billion and provide $1,000 special bonus to more than 200,000 USA employees". Meanwhile, CNBC reported San Francisco-based Wells Fargo will up its minimum wage to $15 an hour, and also will allocate $400 million ...
  • Palestine moves up FIFA's World Ranking ladder by two notches

    Palestine moves up FIFA's World Ranking ladder by two notches

    Economy

    Italy have remained 14th in FIFA's latest world rankings, with Germany still leading the way. And Zambia are 15th on the CAF rankings. Bafana Bafana are now the 17th best side in Africa according to the rankings‚ well below SAFA's stated goal of being regularly in the top three.
  • Union Pacific Corporation (UNP) Analysts See $1.53 EPS

    Economy

    The company during the last trade was able to reach a volume of 3.07 million shares. About 328,104 shares traded. Union Pacific Corporation ( UNP ) average trading volume of 5,260,805 during the past month is 45.98% above its average volume over the past year, indicating that investors have been more active than usual in the stock in recent times.
  • Birmingham will host 2022 Commonwealth Games in place of Durban

    Birmingham will host 2022 Commonwealth Games in place of Durban

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    Birmingham was chosen as Britain's candidate city in September, beating a rival bid from Liverpool and receiving United Kingdom government backing. But despite being the only city to submit a bid by the Commonwealth Games Federation's (CGF) deadline of the end of September, Birmingham had to wait almost three months to have its victory confirmed.
  • Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) Insider Selling Update

    Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) Insider Selling Update

    Economy

    Jpmorgan Chase holds 6.07 million shares. The stock increased 0.15% or $0.035 during the last trading session, reaching $23.025. About 1.79 million shares traded. Commonwealth Bancorp Of Aus reported 181,612 shares. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 16,735 shares of the oil and gas producer's stock worth $176,000 after buying an additional 766 shares during the last quarter.
  • Sather Financial Group Inc Invests $292000 in Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT)

    Economy

    RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with "Outperform" rating in Friday, January 29 report. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have given a hold rating and ten have issued a buy rating to the company. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.88 in Q2 2017. Its down 0.01, from 0.88 in 2017Q1. It also reduced its holding in Agrium Inc. Other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in the company.
  • Walmart continues to gird itself for the battle against Amazon

    Walmart continues to gird itself for the battle against Amazon

    Economy

    According to a new report by Recode , which cites sources privy to those tests, a Walmart startup incubator called Store No. 8 is developing a trial project dubbed "Project Kepler" that is meant to build brick-and-mortar stores where shoppers can purchase products without having to pay to the cashier or queue up in checkout lines, reports indicate.
  • Ryanair pilots in Germany are going on strike just before Christmas

    Ryanair pilots in Germany are going on strike just before Christmas

    Economy

    The airline said last week it was reversing its longstanding refusal to recognize pilots' unions as it worked to avert strikes in several European countries over the busy Christmas season. "This advance is good news for Ryanair pilots , passengers and shareholders", Connolly said. It follows landmark talks between unions and management on Tuesday when the airline said it would also recognise cabin crew unions as well as those of pilots .
  • Certain US Employers Face Lawsuit Over Facebook Job Ads For Age Discrimination

    Certain US Employers Face Lawsuit Over Facebook Job Ads For Age Discrimination

    Economy

    He goes on to say that Facebook tailors its employment ads by audience and showing certain ads to different age groups on the platform may not in itself be discriminatory. But the company defended the practice of filtering ads by age group, noting that a candidate's age can be an important factor for employers. Visit MarketWatch.com for more information on this news.
  • UPS Places Largest Order Yet For Tesla Semi, Reserving 125 Trucks

    UPS Places Largest Order Yet For Tesla Semi, Reserving 125 Trucks

    Economy

    The orders keep coming in for the Tesla Truck and what's remarkable is that they seem to be getting progressively larger. 'As with any introductory technology for our fleet, we want to make sure it's in a position to succeed, ' Scott Phillippi, UPS senior director for automotive maintenance and engineering for worldwide operations, told Reuters .
  • Train workers set to stage series of 24-hour strikes

    Train workers set to stage series of 24-hour strikes

    Economy

    Rail strikes are to hit large swatches of the United Kingdom in January as unions vote to walk out in a long-running dispute over guards. Rail commuters are facing serious disruption in the new year after union bosses announced a week-long wave of strikes in an escalating row over modernisation of the railway.
  • United States finalizes hefty duties in Bombardier-Boeing trade case

    United States finalizes hefty duties in Bombardier-Boeing trade case

    Economy

    The Commerce Department's tariff will only take effect if the US International Trade Commission (ITC) rules in Boeing's favour in its final decision, which is expected in early 2018. The US Commerce Department announced on 20 December that Bombardier CS100s ordered by Delta Air Lines could face a 292.21% tariff if they cross into the U.S.
  • Twitter's two factor authentications goes beyond SMS, here's how it works

    Twitter's two factor authentications goes beyond SMS, here's how it works

    Economy

    Twitter has offered two-factor for a long while now, but it's used the less secure SMS-based verification method excessively until now. However, SMS-based 2FA is not fully secure considering it is based on static codes. "We're rolling out an update to login verification". Twitter explains that the SMS code verification can now be turned off after initial set up.
  • With new 5G standard, industry kicks into high gear

    With new 5G standard, industry kicks into high gear

    Economy

    The 3GPP announced the news via Twitter, thanking the hard work of Qualcomm to make it happen faster than planned. Now that the 3GPP has approved the specifications, equipment makers can deliver products to carriers, carriers can start building out their plans in a more robust way, and 5G will officially start its trek to getting to consumers.
  • Advanced Guide: Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX)

    Economy

    The stock increased 0.41% or $0.73 during the last trading session, reaching $176.87. About 39,858 shares traded. Unilever N.V. (NYSE:UN) has risen 26.55% since December 20, 2016 and is uptrending. The average investment recommendation on a scale of 1 to 5 (1 being a strong buy , 3 a hold, and 5 a sell) is 2.70, which implies that analysts are generally neutral in their outlook for ESRX over the next year.
  • Rolling Stone's Parent Company Sells Controlling Stake

    Economy

    But even as Rolling Stone's reviews remain among the most closely watched in the music industry, the publication has struggled in an era when independent magazines find it hard to stay afloat. Earlier this year, the publisher also offloaded celebrity magazine Us Weekly and men's lifestyle Men's Monthly to American Media, whose portfolio includes the National Enquirer.
  • How Analysts Feel About Cooper Tire & Rubber Company (NYSE:CTB)?

    How Analysts Feel About Cooper Tire & Rubber Company (NYSE:CTB)?

    Economy

    The stock increased 0.48% or $0.155 during the last trading session, reaching $32.325. About 767,867 shares traded or 20.08% up from the average. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ:GT) that has shown a discernible change in trend levels over the path of recent market activity.
  • Foreign buyer home purchases dropping in Toronto region

    Foreign buyer home purchases dropping in Toronto region

    Economy

    The province has so far collected about $133 million from the tax, though that includes transactions that could be subject to rebates, such as people who subsequently get citizenship or permanent resident status, as well as foreign nationals working in Ontario and worldwide students.