• Walmart online sales surge, earnings beat expectations
Walmart online sales surge, earnings beat expectations

Consolidated operating income fell by 1.6% year over year in the first quarter. According to the Recommendation Trends of the stock polled by Finviz, the company has a consensus recommendation of 2.3 out of the scale from 1 to 5 where 1 stands for Buy and 5 means Sell.

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  • Italy's Fanciful Coalition Draft Draws Investors' Incredulity-For Now
Italy's Fanciful Coalition Draft Draws Investors' Incredulity-For Now

But the biggest single bloc is a center-right alliance of Salvini's League and Berlusconi's Forza Italia party that garnered 37 percent of the vote. Yet the market's reaction was remarkably muted. The gap between Italian benchmark bond yields and the safer German equivalent reached its widest in seven weeks last week on news that a deal was at ha...

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  • GOP Senator Cites Rural Need on Rank-Breaking Net Neutrality Vote
GOP Senator Cites Rural Need on Rank-Breaking Net Neutrality Vote

This effort to conflate net neutrality with privacy fell flat in the Senate - as well it should have: There's no reason why lawmakers can't deal separately with questions about net neutrality and privacy. But if Democrats take the House this fall, Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi has indicated that she is prepared to put net neutrality on the age...

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  • Paddy Power US arm to merge with Edinburgh firm FanDuel
Paddy Power US arm to merge with Edinburgh firm FanDuel

Nevada has been the only state with legal single-game wagering. While US states will have to draw up their own gambling laws, a process that could take years in some cases, the shift in the US landscape is expected to encourage British firms to seek takeovers or become targets themselves.

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  • French energy giant Total to pull out of Iranian gas project
French energy giant Total to pull out of Iranian gas project

Since the July 2015 nuclear accord, Total , together with its project partners, has been carrying on tendering for subcontracts and other preparatory work to develop the eleventh phase of the South Pars development, which would supply the domestic market in Iran.

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  • Xerox Aborts $6.1bn Sale To Japan's Fujifilm
Xerox Aborts $6.1bn Sale To Japan's Fujifilm

Icahn said: "We are extremely pleased that Xerox finally terminated the ill-advised scheme to cede control of the company to Fujifilm". The Xerox board said it had repeatedly requested a new round of negotiations with Fujifilm that might lead to the Japanese group improving its takeover bid.

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  • Facebook suspends 200 apps pending further investigation
Facebook suspends 200 apps pending further investigation

Facebook users who took part in the app developer's quiz, entitled " This is Your Digital Life ", gave the app developer access to their Facebook data, and the data belonging to their Facebook friends, most of whom were unaware of that fact.

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  • Elon Musk says Tesla planning 'thorough reorganisation'
Elon Musk says Tesla planning 'thorough reorganisation'

The tech billionaire's email to employees also comes amid production problems and senior staff departures, with shares falling 2.1% to $297 on Monday. Winkler added that in a semi-autonomous vehicle, it is still the driver's responsibility to "stay alert, drive safely, and be in control of the vehicle at all times".

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  • Pradhan to flag off first lot of Abu Dhabi crude for ISPRL
Pradhan to flag off first lot of Abu Dhabi crude for ISPRL

Abu Dhabi [U.A.E.], May 13: Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Sunday called United Arab Emirates (UAE) a reliable partner of India while appealing to all the stakeholders of Downstream Investment Forum to invest in India.

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  • Where to follow KXIP vs KKR live
Where to follow KXIP vs KKR live

After MI were 62-2, Kishan along with captain Rohit Sharma raced the visitors to 144 after 14 overs where Kishan scored a whopping half century in 17 balls. Kishan's innings featured six sixes, four of which came in a single over. "He is somebody who brings in a lot of control in the middle overs". If we had held on to our catches, you never kn...

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  • California Is Set to Require Solar Power for New Homes
California Is Set to Require Solar Power for New Homes

In fact, the state itself generates so much solar and wind power that it must sometimes halt production at some facilities or give the electricity away to other states to avoid overloading the electric grid. California became the first state in the union Wednesday to require solar panels be installed on all new home construction; a move created to ...

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  • Walmart to buy controlling stake in Flipkart for $16 bn
Walmart to buy controlling stake in Flipkart for $16 bn

While Flipkart has enjoyed primacy as India's homegrown retailer - going head to head with Amazon's own growing operations there - it's struggled to maintain profitability, despite a series of investments from overseas. The head of Japanese technology company SoftBank Group Corp. said it had reached a deal to sell its Flipkart stake to Walmart...

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  • Stock Survey of - The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS)
Stock Survey of - The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS)

The firm has a market capitalization of $152.10 billion, a P/E ratio of 17.98, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.45 and a beta of 1.29. Virtu Ltd Liability holds 0.22% of its portfolio in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS ) for 39,365 shares.

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  • Task openings hit List high of 6.6 million
Task openings hit List high of 6.6 million

Nick Bunker, an analyst at the Washington Center for Equitable Growth, said the record-high number of job openings in part stems from the weak wage gains. The Employment Cost Index, widely seen by policymakers and economists as one of the better measures of labor market slack, showed wages rising at their fastest pace in 11 years in the first qua...

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  • Elon Musk and Grimes dating, attend Met Gala together
Elon Musk and Grimes dating, attend Met Gala together

Grimes is reportedly the only woman Musk is following on Twitter at the moment. Musk wore a white suit and Grimes wore a necklace that looked a lot like the Tesla logo. According to Page Six's source, Musk sought out Grimes , 30, and she said no one had understood her joke for three years. She revealed in an interview back then t...

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  • Why Warren Buffett Loves Apple Stock
Why Warren Buffett Loves Apple Stock

And the multiple's not huge. According to reports , Apple is now worth over $120 billion more than its tech rivals such as Amazon at $773 billion, Microsoft with $732 billion, and Alphabet, the parent company of Google, which stands at $719 billion market cap valuation.

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  • HSBC Q1 profit misses estimate, unveils $2-bn share buyback
HSBC Q1 profit misses estimate, unveils $2-bn share buyback

Hong Kong shares of HSBC extended their losses on Friday after the results and were trading down 1.9 percent in afternoon trade, while the broader market was down 0.6 percent. However, achieving a 10% return for 2018 "looks hard", Finance Director Iain Mackay said on a call with reporters. Signing off after a turbulent seven-year tenure, Mr Gul...

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  • 'Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt' Will End After Season 4 & a Wrap-Up Movie
'Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt' Will End After Season 4 & a Wrap-Up Movie

The series is now in production of its second part and once that is completed, series co-creators and writers Tina Fey and Robert Carlock are expected to script the movie finale. While the first half of the season will land on Netflix on May 30 , the rest is expected to arrive later this year. Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt , the first ongo...

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  • Southwest announces specific airports flying to Hawaii destinations
Southwest announces specific airports flying to Hawaii destinations

Southwest Airlines Co . now has $30.39B valuation. Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV ) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, April 26th. The airline reported $0.75 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.74 by $0.01, Bloomberg Earnings reports.

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  • Lucasfilm Announces Star Wars 'Roar for Change' Campaign
Lucasfilm Announces Star Wars 'Roar for Change' Campaign

It would appear that nothing , and I mean nothing , can slow the Star Wars franchise down. Every devoted fanbase is going to have their passionate criticism and as we saw with the bold moves that Star Wars: The Last Jedi took in its plot twists, that didn't hinder ticket sales fro that film from reaching $620M stateside, $1.3 billion worldwid...

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  • Investigating cracks in airplane windows
Investigating cracks in airplane windows

Navy, did an "incredible job" landing the distressed aircraft. Airplane windows are rather durable and are made up of multiple layers. The plane, which had departed from La Guardia Airport in NY and was bound for Dallas, made an emergency landing in Philadelphia .

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  • Should Tesla Be Worried About This $2 Billion Patent Suit?
Should Tesla Be Worried About This $2 Billion Patent Suit?

The complaint outlines specific design patents for the Nikola One , the company's latest hydrogen-electric truck , it believes were infringed upon by Elon Musk's company. D811,944, D811,968 and D816,004 covering Nikola's hydrogen-powered trucks. Nikola Corporation filed the lawsuit against Tesla Tuesday, May 1 in an Arizona-based U.S.

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  • Flipkart planning to go private with buying shares back from Small Investors
Flipkart planning to go private with buying shares back from Small Investors

Walmart will get a majority of its stake by purchasing shares from existing Flipkart investors at a discount to the $20-21 billion tag, they said. Interestingly, Lore and the co-founders of Flipkart - Sachin Bansal and Binny Bansal - have all worked for Amazon in the past.

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  • Guitar-Maker Gibson Brands Files for Bankruptcy
Guitar-Maker Gibson Brands Files for Bankruptcy

The company remains hopeful that they can re-emerge from bankruptcy intact, but with reported debts of between $100 million and $500 million on the books owed to numerous different creditors, it remains to be seen whether they will be able to pull it off.

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  • The world's oldest recorded spider has died aged 43
The world's oldest recorded spider has died aged 43

Number 16 built her burrow in the North Bungulla Reserve in southwestern Australia, when she was young. Site highlights each day to your inbox. The study The longest-lived spider: mygalomorphs dig deep, and persevere can be read in its entirety here.

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  • WhatsApp CEO quits over disagreements with Facebook
WhatsApp CEO quits over disagreements with Facebook

WhatsApp boasts more than 1.2 billion users worldwide. This spawned a lot of speculation about why the social network would spend so much to own a free messaging service. They have also resisted Facebook projects to commercialize WhatsApp , which carries no advertisements, including a plan to gain access to WhatsApp users' phone numbers.

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  • Lynn cashes in on reprieve to get Knight Riders home
Lynn cashes in on reprieve to get Knight Riders home

Not long after, McCullum and Manan Vohra fell off successive Russell deliveries to round off a awful passage of play for RCB: three for eight in two overs. However, despite the loss of partners at the other end, the hard-hitting Lynn slammed a majestic 70-run knock comprising of seven fours and one six as KKR never let the opposition get a snif...

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  • Intel (INTC) Lifted to
Intel (INTC) Lifted to "Buy" at Tigress Financial

The stock increased 0.57% or $0.305 during the last trading session, reaching $53.355. About 1.82M shares traded or 2.31% up from the average. Intel ( NASDAQ : INTC ) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, April 26th. Investors sentiment decreased to 1.04 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.09, from 0.88 in 2017Q3. Several other hedge fun...

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  • Tom Brokaw pens vicious attack on accuser
Tom Brokaw pens vicious attack on accuser

Lack acknowledged the accusations against Brokaw, which were published on Thursday afternoon, as well as new claims lodged against Lauer. Vester, who was a war correspondent for NBC News during the 90's, came forward with her story in a video interview with Variety .

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  • Boardman Ford dealership anticipates better prices with fewer models
Boardman Ford dealership anticipates better prices with fewer models

In fact, from 2020, Ford say the only cars you'll be able to buy in the U.S. are the Mustang and new Focus Active - effectively a Crossover with its raised ride height. That leaves the automaker heavily reliant on trucks and SUVs, with crossovers to pick up most of the small-car detail for most shoppers. According to the company, SUVs w...

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  • US GDP Climbs More Than Expected In First Quarter
US GDP Climbs More Than Expected In First Quarter

In the appendix of the CBO report, it shows that, before accounting for economic growth , the tax cuts Trump signed into law late previous year would cut federal revenues by $1.69 trillion from 2018-2027. The decline in spending on vehicles and parts subtracted 0.42 percentage point from growth. Government spending grew at a 1.2 percent rate, sl...

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  • Qualcomm (NASDAQ:QCOM) Shares Sold by SVA Plumb Wealth Management LLC
Qualcomm (NASDAQ:QCOM) Shares Sold by SVA Plumb Wealth Management LLC

QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM ) has $73.62 billion market cap. Kronos Worldwide, Inc. (KRO) negotiated the trading capacity of 416913 shares and observing the average volume of last three months the stock traded 466.76K shares. Therefore 41% are positive. Signature Bank had 76 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. T...

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  • Starbucks Corp's (NASDAQ:SBUX) Sentiment is 1.05
Starbucks Corp's (NASDAQ:SBUX) Sentiment is 1.05

The stock increased 2.82% or $1.625 during the last trading session, reaching $59.335. After going under observation of traders 78.36 million shares traded at hands. Susquehanna Llp accumulated 15,596 shares. Hartwell J M Limited Partnership who had been investing in Nq Mobile Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $237.17 mil...

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  • Starbucks CEO Hopes to Meet With Black Men Arrested in Philadelphia Shop
Starbucks CEO Hopes to Meet With Black Men Arrested in Philadelphia Shop

Two black men walked into a Starbucks in downtown Philadelphia on Thursday afternoon and sat down. Protests are planned at a Philadelphia Starbucks where two black men were arrested after store employees called 911 to say they were trespassing.

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  • Amber Rudd grilled by MPs over Windrush scandal
Amber Rudd grilled by MPs over Windrush scandal

It's business as usual in the UK's Home Office - charged as it is in dealing with current immigration policies implemented by both Labour and Tory governments. "It is not fair to those people who work hard, who have a right to be here, who've contributed to this country, if they see people who are here illegally being given the same access to r...

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  • Sky backs away from Murdoch as Comcast makes £22bn cash bid
Sky backs away from Murdoch as Comcast makes £22bn cash bid

The offer comes over a year after Fox made its initial bid to take control of the 61% of Sky that it doesn't already own in a £11.7bn deal, which has faltered, however, after United Kingdom regulator the Competition and Markets Authority found it was not in the public interest, citing concerns over media plurality.

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  • Concentric Wealth Management LLC Grows Holdings in Verizon Communications (VZ)
Concentric Wealth Management LLC Grows Holdings in Verizon Communications (VZ)

It has underperformed by 17.22% the S&P500. Connecticut-based Chilton Invest Company Llc has invested 0.01% in Verizon Communications Inc . The SMA20 for the stock is at 1.89 percent, SMA50 stands at 0.74 percent, while SMA200 is -0.26 Percent, according to Finviz reported data.

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  • Scotia Capital Inc. Grows Holdings in The Coca-Cola Company (KO)
Scotia Capital Inc. Grows Holdings in The Coca-Cola Company (KO)

The stock underperformed the S&P 500 by 23.27%. Farr Miller & Washington LLC DC now owns 70,682 shares of the company's stock worth $3,170,000 after acquiring an additional 2,877 shares during the last quarter. Noesis Capital Mangement Corp raised its stake in The Coca-Cola by 1.0% during the 2nd quarter. 8,280 were accumulated by Noesis Cap Mangem...

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  • The Rank Group's (RNK)
The Rank Group's (RNK) "Buy" Rating Reaffirmed at Peel Hunt

It has outperformed by 9.54% the S&P500. It was reported on April, 24 by Barchart.com. Total analysts of 4 have positions in NCC Group PLC (LON:NCC) as follows: 3 rated it a "Buy", 0 with "Sell" and 1 with "Hold". The firm operates through three strategic business units: Component Solutions, Health & Personal Care Packaging, and Filtration Produc...

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  • Drug take-back April 28
Drug take-back April 28

Since then, 6.3 million pounds of unused prescription drugs have been collected, according to the Drug Enforcement Administration . "Educating the public and removing these medications from households across the Unites States prevents misuse where it often starts".

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  • TCS Becomes First $100 Billion M-Cap Company in India
TCS Becomes First $100 Billion M-Cap Company in India

TCS , Tata Consultancy Services the countries largest exporter of the software services, has chose to create history. Incidentally, TCS remained the top gainer among the Sensex pack for the second consecutive session. Shares of the company on Monday opened at Rs 3,429, rising 4.39 per cent to touch an intra-day high of Rs 3,557 on BSE. The ...

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  • United Kingdom scientists discover new species of 'exploding ant'
United Kingdom scientists discover new species of 'exploding ant'

The body of C. explodens is filled with glandular sacs containing a toxic, yellow secretion. Tomer Czaczkes, a behavioral ecologist specializing in ants, at the University of Regensburg, Germany, said that science has known of exploding ants for more than a hundred years, but that they have been very rare.

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  • Maker of Failed Southwest Airlines Engine Calls for Closer Inspections
Maker of Failed Southwest Airlines Engine Calls for Closer Inspections

Investigators say a fan blade broke off in flight, triggering a chain of events that shattered a window on the Boeing 737-700. The order, which it initially proposed in August following an incident in 2016, will require ultrasonic inspection within the next six months of the fan blades on all CFM56-7B engines that have accrued a certain number of...

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  • Fearless Girl to find new Wall Street home near NYSE
Fearless Girl to find new Wall Street home near NYSE

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (D), in partnership with State Street Global Advisors, the management group that commissioned the statue, announced on Thursday that Fearless Girl will moved from its current location by the Bowling Green park to face the New York Stock Exchange.

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  • Amazon, Best Buy Partner to Sell Smart TVs
Amazon, Best Buy Partner to Sell Smart TVs

Amazon has teamed up with its retail-rival Best Buy in a multiyear partnership to sell the second generation of smart TVs running Amazon's Fire TV operating system. This will be the first time Best Buy sells products on Amazon. Roku shares fell 7% Wednesday as a result. Now Roku responded to the Amazon news today, telling CNET's Ben Rubin: "Th...

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  • ZTE urged to clarify if U.S. ban will affect Android phone updates
ZTE urged to clarify if U.S. ban will affect Android phone updates

Trading in its shares has been suspended in China since Tuesday. That's a reference to the share price dips for United States companies Acacia Communications and Qualcomm in the wake of the ban , as both count (ed) ZTE among their larger clients.

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  • Goldman Sachs Reaffirms
Goldman Sachs Reaffirms "Conviction-Buy" Rating for BAE Systems (LON:BA)

State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement System has 0% invested in Greencore Group plc (LON:GNC) for 48,260 shares. First Financial Bank has 1,650 shares. On Wednesday, January 17 the stock rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with "Hold". As per Thursday, January 28, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital.

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  • GM Canada president leaving to run auto maker's Cadillac unit
GM Canada president leaving to run auto maker's Cadillac unit

Cadillac abruptly fired company president Johan de Nysschen , 58, replacing him with Steve Carlisle , according to Automotive News . The company was coy on details but GM President Dan Ammann said the automaker appreciated de Nysschen's efforts in "setting a stronger foundation for Cadillac".

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  • IPL: Kolkata Knight Riders restrict Rajasthan Royals to 160/8
IPL: Kolkata Knight Riders restrict Rajasthan Royals to 160/8

Royal were put again on the front foot by Rahane's counterpart Darcy Short who continued punishing the visiting teams with his trademark shots. Rahane struck four successive boundaries off Sunil Narine's first four deliveries before he was smartly stumped by Karthik off Rana's offspin in the 7th over.

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  • Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing After Engine Blows Out Mid Flight
Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing After Engine Blows Out Mid Flight

Seven other people were reportedly treated for minor injuries . Southwest has confirmed the fatality. Southwest Airlines tweeted a statement acknowledging the incident. "As the plane is going down, I am literally purchasing internet just so I can get some kind of communication to the outside world", he said. Tranchin said, given the circ...

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