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But it seems that today's teens aren't as interested in what Claire's has to offer and the brand's debt is ten times greater than its annual earnings. Apollo brought Claire's back in 2007 and then added around 350 stores in the USA between 2010 and 2013, with more than 2,700 added globally. Earlier this year Claire's announced that it had hired investment bank Lazard to advise it on ways to address its debt burden.
  • Serena Williams Dreams of Another Baby

    Serena Williams Dreams of Another Baby

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    The tennis legend had a rough pregnancy with several complications including blood clots, and was bed rest for six. Another new mother, Victoria Azarenka of Belarus, won her first-round match over Heather Watson 6-4, 6-2. Williams plays No. 29 seed Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands and Azarenka plays U.S. Open champion Sloane Stephens in the second round on Saturday.
  • CLS Investments LLC Invests $364000 in Mondelez International Inc (NASDAQ:MDLZ) Stock

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    The stock holds an average trading capacity of 6.20M shares for the past three months. West Family Investments Inc acquired 19,500 shares as Mondelez Intl Inc ( MDLZ)'s stock rose 7.60%. Synovus Financial Corp raised its holdings in shares of Mondelez International by 3.2% during the second quarter. SunTrust maintained it with "Hold" rating and $26.0 target in Monday, October 9 report.
  • Analyst Opinion Summary: Ford Motor Company (F), Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM)

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    Engineers Gate Manager Lp who had been investing in Exxon Mobil Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $315.04B market cap company. (NASDAQ:CDNS) shares price knocked down -0.18% during latest trading session. The stock of Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) earned "Buy" rating by UBS on Thursday, December 15. The firm has "Neutral" rating by Robert W. Baird given on Tuesday, August 25.
  • Hot Stock in the Spotlight - Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (NYSE: BUD)

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    The stock decreased 0.24% or $0.28 during the last trading session, reaching $114.96. The company now has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average price target of $125.17. Hanson Doremus Investment Management, Vermont-based fund reported 1,426 shares. Brown Advisory reported 14,367 shares. Laurion Capital Mngmt Limited Partnership holds 0.03% or 49,721 shares.
  • Jeff Flake Drafting Bill To Kneecap Trump On Trade Policy

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    Johnson says the tariffs of 25 percent on imported steel and 10 percent on aluminum "can really case very serious unintended consequences". Members of the US Congress's Republican majority are dismayed over Donald Trump's contention new trade tariffs.
  • Portland General Electric CO (NYSE:POR) Just Reported Increased Shorts

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    It has underperformed by 4.60% the S&P500. Cramer Rosenthal Mcglynn Llc decreased its stake in Ptc Inc (PTC) by 10.96% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Great West Life Assurance Can stated it has 65,944 shares or 0% of all its holdings. The company has a market cap of $3,590.42, a P/E ratio of 17.59, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 6.17 and a beta of 0.25.
  • Wagamama and TGI Friday's fined for failing to pay minimum wage

    Wagamama and TGI Friday's fined for failing to pay minimum wage

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    Government figures show that the chain underpaid 2,630 workers by a total of £133,212 and 42p previous year, with the workers now in line for a nice chunk of back pay. "We have since updated our payroll system so that this can not happen again and reimbursed all impacted associates", a spokesperson said. The company was not available for comment.
  • KFC returning to former supplier in United Kingdom after chicken shortage

    KFC returning to former supplier in United Kingdom after chicken shortage

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    One restaurant brand PR tweeted "the whole thing has been good for KFC and good for us lesser mortals such as Chick'n'Sours". "We are delighted to welcome KFC back to Bidvest Logistics ", says Bidvest Logistics' Paul Whyte. A small number of KFC outlets remain closed while others are offering a limited menu. Until 13 February, all KFC's chicken was delivered by Bidvest.
  • Assetmark Inc. Sells 267762 Shares of Exxon Mobil Co. (NYSE:XOM)

    Assetmark Inc. Sells 267762 Shares of Exxon Mobil Co. (NYSE:XOM)

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    The insider Wascom Dennis G sold $200,293. Shares for $92,637 were sold by Kelly John Francis . The plan projects double-digit rates of return in all three segments of XOM's business - upstream, downstream and chemical - Chairman and CEO Darren Woods says at XOM's annual meeting of investment analysts at the NYSE.
  • Hawaiian Airlines purchasing Boeing 787s

    Hawaiian Airlines purchasing Boeing 787s

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    In deciding on a replacement wide-body aircraft, Hawaiian said it looked at the new Airbus A330-900 but ultimately went with the Boeing plane instead. To handle its longer flights, Hawaiian now has a fleet of 24 twin-aisle Airbus A330-200s, along with a handful of aging 767s. An infographic on the Boeing 787-9 for Hawaiian Airlines.
  • Teachers' union says demands must be met to avoid walkout in Oklahoma

    Teachers' union says demands must be met to avoid walkout in Oklahoma

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    Priest said the plan includes state employees who play an integral part of what support schools receive, such as, children in DHS custody and children with mental health issues. It is illegal for teachers to strike in Oklahoma, just like it was for teachers to strike in West Virginia. Teachers in Oklahoma could be the next to go on strike over low wages after a nine-day teachers' strike in West Virginia ended Tuesday when the governor signed a bill for a five percent pay raise.
  • MIT Aims To Bring Nuclear Fusion To The Market In 10 Years

    MIT Aims To Bring Nuclear Fusion To The Market In 10 Years

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    Fusion works on the basic concept of forging lighter elements together to form heavier ones. CFS is headed by MIT fusion physicist postdoc Bob Mumgaard. A new initiative aims to put nuclear fusion power on the grid in 15 years . This process is different from what's going on in today's nuclear power plants, where fission is used to split atoms to create energy-along with a side of radioactive waste.
  • Courier Capital LLC Purchases 763 Shares of McDonald's Co. (MCD)

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    It has underperformed by 25.18% the S&P500. Ltd. now owns 830 shares of the fast-food giant's stock valued at $130,000 after acquiring an additional 570 shares in the last quarter. 139.45 million shares or 0.57% more from 138.65 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Glenmede Tru Na reported 0.3% of its portfolio in McDonald's Corporation (NYSE: MCD ).
  • Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe, Cabriolet get even more luxurious

    Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe, Cabriolet get even more luxurious

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    The first four-door AMG GT goes on sale early 2019. Combining sports vehicle technology with everyday practicality, the GT 4-door carries on in the same vein as the two-seat GT by having driving dynamics inspired by track cars and a hugely powerful engine under the bonnet.
  • This Reddit theory completely twists 'The Shape Of Water' ending

    This Reddit theory completely twists 'The Shape Of Water' ending

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    Guillermo Del Toro has joined the league os history makers to become the third Mexican to win the Best Director award. Guillermo del Toro's entire, dazzling career has been built around a fantastical world of outlandish creatures - an elaborate universe he says he built by the age of 11.
  • Aries Wealth Management Invests $356000 in Union Pacific Co. (UNP) Stock

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    Community Bank N.A. lifted its holdings in shares of Union Pacific by 3.0% during the 2nd quarter. Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE: UNP ) has risen 31.45% since March 8, 2017 and is uptrending. Spo Advisory Corp, which manages about $5.02 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Lpl Finl Hldgs Inc (NASDAQ:LPLA) by 1.22M shares to 6.96 million shares, valued at $359.00M in 2017Q3, according to the filing.
  • SAP admits to paying R128 million to Gupta companies

    SAP admits to paying R128 million to Gupta companies

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    Atul Gupta has now been declared a fugitive from justice and fled South Africa after Zuma was forced out of office by the ANC last month. However, the probe found no evidence SAP had made or attempted to make payments to any South African government official, or any employee of the state-owned businesses.
  • Blankfein Prepares to Exit Goldman, WSJ Reports

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    Blankfein, 63, has run Goldman since 2006, and ran the NY firm through the housing market bubble and subsequent financial crisis. Solomon and Schwartz are reportedly the top candidates for Blankfein's position. "Lloyd Blankfein's exit represents the beginning of a shift away from trading, towards a more balanced revenue mix centered on clients and relationships".
  • GKN agrees $6.1bn merger with Dana to repel Melrose bid

    GKN agrees $6.1bn merger with Dana to repel Melrose bid

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    The synergies between these two businesses and our complementary product portfolios make this a great deal for GKN shareholders. Reuters reported that Britain's GKN is in advanced talks over a merger of its automotive unit with Dana Incorporated , a deal that would complicate Melrose's hostile bid for the FTSE 100 company, five sources familiar with the matter said.
  • United Continental (NYSE:UAL) Upgraded at Zacks Investment Research

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    It has outperformed by 60.49% the S&P500. Atlanta Capital Management Co Llc increased Ball Corp (BLL) stake by 2.2% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. UBS maintained the shares of NVR in report on Wednesday, January 17 with "Hold" rating. (NYSE: UAL ). Envestnet Asset Mgmt holds 62,057 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Loring Wolcott Coolidge Fiduciary Advsrs Llp Ma holds 0% or 1,500 shares in its portfolio.