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A severe weather warning has been issued with winds of up to 80mph expected to hit large swathes of the United Kingdom as it moves from north to south. The heaviest and most frequent of the snow showers will become confined to North East Scotland during Saturday - but some roads and railways likely to be affected with longer journey times by road, bus and train.
  • Diesel registrations down 31% in November as United Kingdom market shrinks

    Diesel registrations down 31% in November as United Kingdom market shrinks

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    According to data published by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), the number of new auto registrations fell 11.2% year-on-year to 163,541 last month, while business vehicle registrations fell by over 33%. But Simon Benson, director of motoring services at AA Cars, said: 'The SMMT warned last month that if the government failed to intervene, the new auto market would continue to suffer, and sadly that proves to have been the case today.
  • Spain services sector growth eases slightly in November

    Spain services sector growth eases slightly in November

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    The Markit/CIPS UK Construction purchasing managers' index (PMI) showed a reading of 53.1 last month, up from 50.8 in October and easily beating economist forecasts for 51.0. Looking at margins, input prices increased at a sharp pace during the month, with panellists citing rising salaries, fuel and energy prices as contributing to higher costs.
  • Martingale Asset Management LP Trims Stake in Comcast Corporation (CMCSA)

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    Comcast Corporation ( CMCSA ) will report its next earnings on Oct 26 BMO. It has outperformed by 12.26% the S&P500. Mairs & Power Inc increased Black Hills Corp (BKH) stake by 8.97% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. FBR Capital maintained Visteon Corporation (NYSE:VC) rating on Wednesday, January 18. On Friday, July 24 the stock rating was maintained by UBS with "Buy".
  • The world's biggest Starbucks just opened in China

    The world's biggest Starbucks just opened in China

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    Three years after Starbucks opened its first Roastery on its home turf, Starbucks is finally testing the idea in China, where it now has 3,000 stores. "The point is to be in a highly, highly visible, touristy [area] where there's foot traffic, offices and urban housing in order to promote the brand".
  • Twenty-First Century Fox (FOXA) Given "Buy" Rating at BMO Capital Markets

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    Looking ahead at valuations, according to the consensus, the next fiscal year is forecast to bring about 2.22 in total earnings per share. The stock increased 2.42% or $0.78 during the last trading session, reaching $32.97. It worsened, as 42 investors sold FOX shares while 120 reduced holdings. BidaskClub lowered Twenty-First Century Fox from a "sell" rating to a "strong sell" rating in a research note on Thursday, August 10th.
  • Time Warner Inc. (TWX) — Stock Trend Analysis

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    The stock increased 1.67% or $1.52 during the last trading session, reaching $92.82. About 1.81M shares traded. Time Warner (NYSE: TWX ) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. This particular stock's 5-day moving average is 90.48, its 20-day moving average is 89.89 and its 100-day moving average is 99.07. Time Warner Inc .
  • Apple to pay $20 billion in back tax to Ireland

    Apple to pay $20 billion in back tax to Ireland

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    Since then though, it seems that Apple has reached an agreement with Ireland to pay back €13 billion in back taxes. Such tax holidays seem to have actually encouraged the companies to horde the money overseas until they could use it to finance stock buybacks and huge payouts to corporate executives almost tax-free.
  • Vicus Capital Acquires 579 Shares of FedEx Co. (NYSE:FDX)

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    The Average Volume of the company is 1.29 Million, while the Volume of the company in the last trading session was 1.81 Billion. FedEx (NYSE:FDX) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, September 19th. Benjamin F Edwards & reported 0.04% in FedEx Corporation (NYSE:FDX). Moreover, Eam Investors Llc has 0.69% invested in the company for 582,865 shares.
  • ING Groep NV Sells 35129 Shares of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI)

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    The stock increased 0.76% or $0.45 during the last trading session, reaching $59.28. About 5.60M shares traded or 20.11% up from the average. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has risen 34.52% since December 3, 2016 and is uptrending. Insider Trading Activity for Activision Blizzard, Inc . (NASDAQ: ATVI ) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: "Activision Blizzard: Long-Term Bullish" on November 06, 2017, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: "Activision Blizzard: ...
  • Australia Keeps Rates On Hold

    Australia Keeps Rates On Hold

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    Australia's central bank made a decision to leave its interest rate at a record low, as widely expected, at the final meeting of the year. The interest rate has been at this level since August 2016. Economist Shane Oliver however can see a rate hike on the horizon, but not anytime soon. Capital Economics chief Australia and New Zealand economist Paul Dales believes the cash rate might not move higher until 2019, calling the RBA's forecast for growth "too optimistic".
  • General Motors (NYSE:GM) Short Interest Down 13.1% in October

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    About 19.32 million shares traded or 34.32% up from the average. It has underperformed by 8.78% the S&P500. 6,785 were reported by Schafer Cullen Cap Mngmt Inc. research analysts anticipate that General Motors will post 6.24 earnings per share for the current year. F's profit will be $1.75 billion for 7.19 P/E if the $0.44 EPS becomes a reality.
  • New UK driving test starts today

    New UK driving test starts today

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    Learners will also have to answer safety questions while driving and stationary. The overall time of the driving test won't change. Drivers taking the test will now be asked to follow directions to a predetermined destination, enabling examiners to assess a driver's ability to follow instruction while also adhering to road signs.
  • SEC files ICO fraud charges

    SEC files ICO fraud charges

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    The recently formed cyber unit of the United States Security and Exchange Commission filed its first charges Monday after obtaining an emergency asset freeze to stop an alleged Initial Coin Offering (ICO) fraud . On October 20, the Quebec Superior Court held Lacroix in contempt for violating an earlier ruling that barred him and his associated companies from holding an ICO in or soliciting investors from the province.
  • Man cooks his own breakfast after finding Waffle House employees asleep

    Man cooks his own breakfast after finding Waffle House employees asleep

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    Proud of the end result, Mr Bowen said he "even scraped the grill when I was done". The former soldier, 36, took selfies while enjoying a double Texas bacon cheesesteak melt with extra pickles. Not wanting to wake the staff member, Mr Bowen returned to the restaurant during the day to pay for his meal. "Yeah", Bowen said. "I$3 guess old waffle house just gonna have to take the L on that one".
  • Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM) Holdings Raised by RFG Advisory Group LLC

    Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM) Holdings Raised by RFG Advisory Group LLC

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    About 11.96 million shares traded or 28.40% up from the average. It has underperformed by 25.78% the S&P500. Apg Asset Management Nv decreased Anthem Inc (ANTM) stake by 17.28% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. The stock of MACOM Technology Solutions Holdings, Inc. The stock of Atlassian Corporation Plc (NASDAQ:TEAM) has "Market Perform" rating given on Thursday, January 5 by BMO Capital Markets.
  • Fiera Capital Corp Decreases Position in Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC)

    Fiera Capital Corp Decreases Position in Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC)

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    It worsened, as 79 investors sold Bank of America Corporation shares while 543 reduced holdings. Bluemountain Cap Management Ltd Liability Co holds 0.86% or 1.72M shares. (NYSE:RMT) for 55 shares. (NYSE:RMT). North Star Asset reported 0.06% stake. (NYSE:RMT) for 332,128 shares. Rhumbline Advisers has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Federated Investors, Inc.
  • What Are Analysts Opinions On Weatherford International plc (WFT)

    What Are Analysts Opinions On Weatherford International plc (WFT)

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    The company was maintained on Friday, November 10 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock increased 2.44% or $0.085 during the last trading session, reaching $3.575. Shares of Weatherford International PLC (WFT ) traded up $0.03 during mid-day trading on Wednesday, reaching $3.42. Riggs Asset Managment stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in Weatherford International plc (NYSE: WFT ).
  • Dow ends at record; tech slump drags S&P 500, Nasdaq lower

    Dow ends at record; tech slump drags S&P 500, Nasdaq lower

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    Stocks are rising in midday trading on Wall Street after the Senate passed a tax overhaul bill. The Senate on Saturday approved their version of tax bill in a narrow 51-49 vote. Steel, brokerage, and housing stocks also saw notable strength, while weakness among software, semiconductor, and biotechnology stocks contributed to the drop by the tech-heavy Nasdaq.
  • Supreme Court allows enforcement of Trump travel ban while legal challenges continue

    Supreme Court allows enforcement of Trump travel ban while legal challenges continue

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    The US Supreme Court has allowed President Donald Trump's signature travel ban to come into full effect even as challenges against it continue in the lower courts. Earlier court rulings said that the ban excluded people with "bona fide" relationships with someone in the United States. It signals that some of the justices might be distinguishing the latest version from previous iterations and could be more likely, in the future, to rule in favor of the ban.