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Business Wal-Mart Earnings: What to Watch
Author: 0 Wal-Mart Earnings: What to Watch

The stock rose 0.06% or $0.05 reaching $80.82 per share. It has underperformed by 2.87% the S&P500. Inc. now owns 1,526 shares of the retailer's stock worth $115,000 after buying an additional 1,252 shares during the last quarter. They issued a buy rating and a $90.00 price target for the company. Wal-Mart Stores's revenue for the quarter was up 1.3% on a year-over-year basis.

Business LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (LPLA) Reached a New 52-Week High
Author: 0 LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (LPLA) Reached a New 52-Week High

Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised shares of LPL Financial Holdings from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $48.00 price target for the company in a report on Tuesday, July 4th. 57 funds opened positions while 43 raised stakes. Janus Henderson Group PLC purchased a new stake in shares of LPL Financial Holdings during the second quarter valued at about $399,202,000.

Business Fiat-Chrysler and BMW join forces to develop self-driving cars
Author: 0 Fiat-Chrysler and BMW join forces to develop self-driving cars

Already, BMW, Intel and Mobileye (which Intel subsequently acquired) have been working on building the platform, which is created to be scalable from SAE Level 3 to full, Level 4 and 5 self-driving. Brauer said that Fiat Chrysler "may not be as big or well-funded as GM, Toyota or Volkswagen ( VLKAY ), but Marchionne is giving the company a viable stake in the autonomous-vehicle race, which further elevates FCA's desirability among potential partners or suitors".

Business Brokers Change Their Target Price On BHP Billiton Plc (NYSE:BBL)
Author: 0 Brokers Change Their Target Price On BHP Billiton Plc (NYSE:BBL)

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in BBL . 08/23/2016 - BHP Billiton plc was upgraded to "buy" by analysts at Jefferies. Liberum Capital reaffirmed a "sell" rating and set a GBX 800 ($10.39) price target on shares of BHP Billiton plc in a report on Wednesday, May 10th. Shares of BHP Billiton plc (LON:BLT) have earned an average recommendation of "Hold" from the twenty-three analysts that are now covering ...

Business Melbourne ranked world's most liveable city for seventh year in a row
Author: 0 Melbourne ranked world's most liveable city for seventh year in a row

Singapore has become more liveable than Hong Kong, according to the latest Global Liveability Ranking released by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) on Wednesday (Aug 16). The Economist said the threat of terrorism and incidences of civil war are major factors affecting a city's liveability ranking, with U.S. cities seeing their scores affected by "mounting civil unrest linked to the Black Lives Matter movement and the policies proposed by the 45th United States president, Donald Trump".

Business Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank steps down from American Manufacturing Council
Author: 0 Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank steps down from American Manufacturing Council

Merck CEO Kenneth Frazier is leaving President Trump's American Manufacturing Council, saying, "I feel a responsibility to take a stand against intolerance and extremism". Intel CEO Brian Krzanich was somewhat more direct. "I hope this will change, and I remain willing to serve when it does", he wrote in a blog post on the company's website late Monday.

Business These CEOs Are Sticking With Trump
Author: 0 These CEOs Are Sticking With Trump

I am appreciative of the opportunity to have served, but have chose to step down from the council. "However, Under Armor engages in innovation and sports, not politics". After his remarks, the fifth member of his manufacturing panel resigned, AFL-CIO president Richard Trumka, who said: "We can not sit on a council for a president who tolerates bigotry and domestic terrorism".

Business Gilas faces South Korea in FIBA Asia Cup quarters
Author: 0 Gilas faces South Korea in FIBA Asia Cup quarters

Hosts Lebanon will play Iran and South Korea will face The Philippines in the other two matches. Meanwhile, Standhardinger, according to a report by TV5's Jutt Sulit, will play on Wednesday "pain or no pain" as the Filipinos await the victor of the Korea-Japan match to be played at 11:30 p.m.

Business NA Continues to Hold Stake in Urban Outfitters, Inc. (URBN)
Author: 0 NA Continues to Hold Stake in Urban Outfitters, Inc. (URBN)

A number of other hedge funds have also made changes to their positions in the stock. ProShare Advisors LLC boosted its stake in shares of Urban Outfitters by 5.5% in the first quarter. Next quarter's EPS is expected be $0.34 with next year's EPS projected to be $1.51. ILLEGAL ACTIVITY WARNING: This piece of content was posted by Week Herald and is owned by of Week Herald.

Business Tokyo stocks open higher as worries about US-North Korea tensions ease
Author: 0 Tokyo stocks open higher as worries about US-North Korea tensions ease

The back-and-forth came on the heels of reports the US intelligence community has determined North Korea has successfully produced a miniaturized nuclear warhead that can fit inside its missiles. The Swiss franc, which gained 1.1 percent on August 9 as the war of words over the Korean peninsula intensified, fell 0.2 percent to 0.9736 per dollar.

Business Employment in Britain reaches all-time high
Author: 0 Employment in Britain reaches all-time high

The ONS added the employment rate - the proportion of people aged from 16 to 64 who were in work - was 75.1%, the highest since comparable records began in 1971. "Labour welcomes the overall increase in employment but we are deeply concerned that millions have faced a real terms pay cut under this government".

Business Uber wants operation to resume in Philippines
Author: 0 Uber wants operation to resume in Philippines

The Philippines Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) on Monday ordered the United States company to suspend its operations from Monday for one month as a punishment for disobeying the order not to accredit new drivers, reports Efe news.

Business British inflation unexpectedly holds steady in July
Author: 0 British inflation unexpectedly holds steady in July

Brinjal, too, witnessed a sharp acceleration in inflation to 21.1% in July, from the previous month's contraction of 3.1%. The U.K.'s annual rate of consumer price inflation remained the same in July from June's reading. Meanwhile the separate Retail Price Index (RPI) measure of inflation which the United Kingdom government uses to calculate the rise in regulated rail fares , rose to 3.6 per cent last month, from 3.5 per cent in June.

Business Arrested in India for Allegedly Leaking 'Game of Thrones' Episode
Author: 0 Arrested in India for Allegedly Leaking 'Game of Thrones' Episode

The arrests came after a complaint to police from Prime Focus Technology , where three of the suspects now work, according to the BBC . Three of them are employees of the firm while one is a former employee. HBO confirmed to HuffPost that the "Spoils of War" leak was unrelated to the larger hack against the premium cable provider that was widely reported in late July.

Business Day four snapshot of the PGA Championship
Author: 0 Day four snapshot of the PGA Championship

Japan's Hideki Matsuyama who was bidding to be a first major victor from the Asian nation, appeared to recover from back-to-back bogeys with two straight birdies on the 14th and 15th holes to get within one shot of the lead. Thomas bogeyed three of his first five holes, however, to ruin his chances. Young American Justin Thomas validated his reputation as one of golf's great talents when he stormed to a two-stroke victory at the PGA Championship on Sunday.

Author: 0 Fundamentals in Focus for Cypress Semiconductor (CY)

Deep diving into the technical levels for Lattice Semiconductor Corp (LSCC), we note that the equity now has a 14-day Commodity Channel Index (CCI) of -164.13. It fall, as 35 investors sold CY shares while 93 reduced holdings. Since March 12, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 3 sales for $813,603 activity. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, September 27th.

Business TJX Companies, Inc. (The) (TJX) Rating Increased to Hold at BidaskClub
Author: 0 TJX Companies, Inc. (The) (TJX) Rating Increased to Hold at BidaskClub

During the second quarter, the company repurchased a total of $550 million of TJX stock, retiring 7.5 million shares. Morgan Stanley upgraded shares of TJX Companies, Inc . TJX doesn't issue detailed sales growth guidance, but it's likely that the positive comps momentum will continue, especially since the company is enjoying increased customer traffic and rising merchandise margins right now.

Business Wall Street jumps as North Korea tensions wane; S&P 500 up 1pc
Author: 0 Wall Street jumps as North Korea tensions wane; S&P 500 up 1pc

While this gave investors some hope after a jittery week, there were still signs of nervousness in choppy late afternoon trading, primarily due to ongoing threats between the United States and North Korea . The euro was 0.14 per cent higher against the USA dollar. USA gold futures for December delivery was mostly unchanged at $1,290.50 per ounce. News that U.S.

Business BC aims for $15 minimum wage by 2021, lagging behind other provinces
Author: 0 BC aims for $15 minimum wage by 2021, lagging behind other provinces

Labour Minister Harry Bains says a fair wages commission will be established to plan how to raise the rate without hurting businesses. The hourly wage for servers will go from $9.60 to $10.10. Mr. Bains said Alberta and Ontario are moving more quickly than B.C. on a $15 minimum wage because "they started earlier". To anyone hoping for more than that, Bains said the new government is doing everything it can to catch up with years of no wage increases at all for low wage workers.

Business Standard Life completes £11bn merger as 800 jobs to go
Author: 0 Standard Life completes £11bn merger as 800 jobs to go

Standard Life's Keith Skeoch and Aberdeen's Martin Gilbert will share the. The Australian leadership team for the finalised merger of two global investment managers, collectively representing $998 billion in assets, has been named. As a combined business it will have over 1,000 investment professionals based around the world. On the pension and savings side, Standard Life has around 4.5 million customers with one in six people auto-enrolled into a workplace pension coming under its scope.

Business Woman claims she found rodent in Chick-Fil-A sandwich
Author: 0 Woman claims she found rodent in Chick-Fil-A sandwich

Lincoln Highway in Langhorne, Pa. According to the Inquirer , a Bucks County woman filed a lawsuit last week against the owner of a Chick-fil-A franchise in Langhorne after she reportedly bit into a chicken sandwich that contained one nasty unwanted addition: a small dead mouse.

Business Washington Wizards Will Play 18 National TV Games in 2017
Author: 0 Washington Wizards Will Play 18 National TV Games in 2017

And opening up against the Mavs is a heady move to try to get us riled up for a rivalry once again. We can't get there. Now I kid about CP3 because we all know that there's no question that his beloved No. Can the Celtics grasp the Eastern Conference crown this year? The NBA really, really likes the Celtics this season, as they'll be featured on national television a whopping 25 times.

Business The Xact Kapitalforvaltning AB Decreases Position in Dick's Sporting Goods Inc (DKS)
Author: 0 The Xact Kapitalforvaltning AB Decreases Position in Dick's Sporting Goods Inc (DKS)

Volume in the last session has increased compared with FRAN's average trading volume. Dick's Sporting Goods Inc has a 12-month low of $33.32 and a 12-month high of $62.88. For the last period, the company reported quarter over quarter EPS growth of 4.00% and quarter over quarter sales growth of 9.90%. For the next 5 years, Dick's Sporting Goods Inc .is expecting Growth of 12.75% per annum, whereas in the past 5 years the growth was 5.76% per annum.

Business SORL Auto Parts, Inc. (SORL) Announces Earnings Results
Author: 0 SORL Auto Parts, Inc. (SORL) Announces Earnings Results

About shares traded. Sorl Auto Parts, Inc. Investors acquired 12,321 put options on the stock. The Roanoke, Va. -based aftermarket parts provider said it had net income of $87.0 million, or $1.17 a share, in the quarter, down from $124.6 million, or $1.68 a share, in the year-earlier quarter.

Business MoviePass Lets You See A Movie Every Day For $10 a Month
Author: 0 MoviePass Lets You See A Movie Every Day For $10 a Month

As Bloomberg reported , MoviePass, which helps feed people's film habits by giving them movie theater passes for a monthly fee, recently dropped its monthly subscription price to $9.95 a month, which is roughly the price of a Netflix streaming subscription.

Business Money Briefs: Angry Birds maker 'planning IPO'
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First-half revenue rose to 152.6 million euros ($179.7 million) from 78.5 million a year earlier, while adjusted earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization increased to 41.8 million euros from 11.0 million a year ago. First-half revenue from games increased by 76 percent to 117.9 million euros. Since the initial release of Angry Birds in 2009, Rovio's business expanded to other games and even movies once it was realized that they could not exclusively rely on the game ...