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Business Mecklenburg County server held for ransom
Author: 0 Mecklenburg County server held for ransom

Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Anjanette Flowers Grube said in an email that deputies are manually processing suspects who have been arrested because its computer system was affected. Builders are among those who felt the hack's full effects on Wednesday. UNC Charlotte professor Bill Chu, who started the cybersecurity program at the school, said even in the most highly-trained workforces, 10 percent of employees will still open unsafe phishing emails.

Business Airlines restrict 'smart luggage' that uses lithium batteries
Author: 0 Airlines restrict 'smart luggage' that uses lithium batteries

The bags, which have been growing in popularity, contain Global Positioning System tracking and can charge devices, weigh themselves or be locked remotely using mobile phones. A spokeswoman for Southwest Airlines said the carrier is "in the midst of reviewing their policies and considering changes". As mentioned above, the FAA recently released a recommendation that airlines prevent travelers from checking bags containing larger electronic devices with li-ion batteries.

Business Illegal alien acquitted in killing faces new US counts
Author: 0 Illegal alien acquitted in killing faces new US counts

Each of the the two new federal charges carries a maximum of 10 years in prison if Jose Ines Garcia Zarate is convicted, the government said. "When jurisdictions choose to return criminal aliens to the streets rather than turning them over to federal immigration authorities, they put the public's safety at risk", said U.S.

Business Vigils, light ceremony, mark anniversary of Ecole Polytechnique massacre
Author: 0 Vigils, light ceremony, mark anniversary of Ecole Polytechnique massacre

On the anniversary of the École Polytechnique massacre, local social agencies across the province are honouring women who are victims of violence and joining supporters across the country in a national day of remembrance. "Today is a day to reflect on the reality that violence against women and girls remains pervasive in our society". Brown said December 6 is about recognizing the 14 women who were killed because they were women and had the audacity to be in a traditionally men's academic ...

Business Virat Kohli, Anushka Sharma to tie the knot?
Author: 0 Virat Kohli, Anushka Sharma to tie the knot?

Given that both Anushka and Virat are stalwarts of their own field, their wedding would have been an ideal feast for the paparazzi in India. Buzz had it that the lovebirds would be tying the knot in the second week of December 2017. If sources are to be believed, Virat had applied for the leave to the BCCI. No cricketer has been invited to the wedding so far. Anushka's bridal look will be designed by celebrated costume designer Sabyasachi and the wedding bells will begin from the 9th! ...

Business Facebook Ranked No. 1 on 'Best Places to Work' List
Author: 0 Facebook Ranked No. 1 on 'Best Places to Work' List

The Best Places to Work are determined using company reviews shared by US -based employees between November 1, 2016 and October 22, 2017. The Employees' Choice Awards program, now in its 10th year, relies exclusively on the input of employees, who elect to provide feedback on their jobs, work environments and companies via Glassdoor .

Business Italy's Prysmian to buy USA rival General Cable for €3bn
Author: 0 Italy's Prysmian to buy USA rival General Cable for €3bn

The institutional investor purchased 100,000 shares of the industrial products company's stock, valued at approximately $1,885,000. The targets are mid-sized groups, one based in Asia, one in North America and one with a worldwide presence, Battista said, adding that a deal could be completed in the coming months.

Business Betting on the Future: Boom Supersonic Gets a New Investor
Author: 0 Betting on the Future: Boom Supersonic Gets a New Investor

The new-generation supersonic aircraft, scheduled to be launched in mid-2020s or later, has a maximum flying range of 8,334 kilometers at a speed of Mach 2.2 or 2,335 kilometres per hour. The Asian carrier is the second company to publicly announce an intention to purchase Boom's supersonic jet, after billionaire Richard Branson's Virgin Atlantic.

Business Pizza Hut testing beer delivery in Phoenix
Author: 0 Pizza Hut testing beer delivery in Phoenix

A spokesman said it would consider testing beer delivery in the future. Pizza Hut delivery will be your savior, but if you are committing to eating unhealthily, you might as well go all the way. All drivers who deliver the alcoholic beverages will be at least 21 years old and they'll also make sure to check the customer's identification for age as well.

Author: 0 QV Investors Inc. Boosts Stake in Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM)

It has underperformed by 25.78% the S&P500. Shannon River Fund Management Llc decreased Zayo Group Hldgs Inc (ZAYO) stake by 49.5% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Following the sale, the vice president now directly owns 187,663 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $15,645,464.31. Harris Parker had sold 8,027 shares worth $700,850.

Author: 0 Recommendation Trends for: United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS)

UPS is now overvalued by 1.63% relative to the average 1-year price target of $121.74 taken from a group of Wall Street Analysts. Looking into last 5 trades, the stock observed a return of nearly 6.34%. On Monday, December 4 the stock rating was upgraded by Deutsche Bank to "Buy". The rating was upgraded by Citigroup on Tuesday, August 8 to "Buy". The firm has a market capitalization of $91.87 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 27.04 and a beta of 0.91.

Business Investors Focused Stocks: JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM)
Author: 0 Investors Focused Stocks: JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM)

Volume is the basic fuel of the market since stocks move up or down in price only when shares are trading hands. The stock increased 0.15% or $0.16 during the last trading session, reaching $107.11. Its down 0.06, from 1.08 in 2017Q1. It improved, as 56 investors sold JPM shares while 678 reduced holdings. Institutional ownership refers to the ownership stake in a company that is held by large financial organizations, pension funds or endowments.

Author: 0 Headfake or Buy the Momentum AT&T Inc. (T), Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD)

Senzar Asset Management Llc who had been investing in Gilead Sciences Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $95.48 billion market cap company. Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo Limited Co reported 6,800 shares. Commonwealth Equity Service reported 0.08% stake. Alps Advsrs has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Gilead Sciences, Inc .

Author: 0 What Are Analysts Report About Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI)

Thornburg Invest Incorporated holds 637,147 shares. The stock increased 0.11% or $0.09 during the last trading session, reaching $84.26. First Republic Bank (NYSE:FRC) has risen 29.07% since December 4, 2016 and is uptrending. (NASDAQ: ATVI ) rating on Friday, November 4. Raymond James Financial has invested 0.03% of its portfolio in National Fuel Gas Company (NYSE:NFG). (NASDAQ: ATVI ) is a huge mover today! The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with "Hold" on Thursday, September 7.

Business Ann Taylor parent Ascena shares drop 21% after 'fashion missteps' sink earnings
Author: 0 Ann Taylor parent Ascena shares drop 21% after 'fashion missteps' sink earnings

The company holds 194.32 million outstanding shares and 171.40 million shares are floating in market. Zacks' EPS averages are a mean average based on a survey of sell-side analysts that follow Ascena Retail Group. ( ASNA)'s average Piotroski F-Score: 4 during the last 7 years. Comparable sales slipped 5% in the period, falling in all seven of the company's brands, and overall revenue declined 5.5% to $1.59 billion, which matched estimates.

Business Fitbit Updates Ionic Smartwatch With More Apps
Author: 0 Fitbit Updates Ionic Smartwatch With More Apps

Now Fitbit is updating the watch software with several dozen more apps, with new ones now available from well known companies such as Philips, Flipboard, and Yelp (yelp). Global customers will gain access to on-device offline music streaming via Deezer , but they'll have to wait until next year. More apps and clock faces are on the way, too.

Author: 0 Adage Capital Partners Gp LLC Boosted Stake in Amazon Com INC

Fcg Limited Liability Company stated it has 0.26% in Amazon.com, Inc. The stock increased 1.73% or $19.63 during the last trading session, reaching $1153.58. Hm Capital Mngmt Lc reported 1,430 shares or 1.28% of all its holdings. Highlander Capital Mngmt Limited Liability has 1,080 shares. Hanson & Doremus reported 82 shares.

Business Arsenal ready to sanction deal for 107-goal forward
Author: 0 Arsenal ready to sanction deal for 107-goal forward

Walcott - who has made 391 Arsenal appearances - has been restricted to just ten games in all competitions this season, without a start in the Premier League . However, the attacker has been in and out of Arsene Wenger's starting lineup in North London for several seasons now, with injuries and the presence of more consistent stars having made life hard for Walcott in the English capital.

Business CVS Health (CVS) Given a $76.00 Price Target at Jefferies Group
Author: 0 CVS Health (CVS) Given a $76.00 Price Target at Jefferies Group

About 17.64 million shares traded or 8.21% up from the average. The stock of CVS Health Corporation (NYSE: CVS ) has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, October 6 by UBS. Jefferies has "Buy" rating and $5000 target. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have assigned a hold rating and fifteen have assigned a buy rating to the company's stock.

Author: 0 Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE) Insider sold 1953 Shares

The shares of the corporation went up by 4.17% during the previous month. Aviva PLC now owns 312,394 shares of the software company's stock valued at $44,194,000 after purchasing an additional 1,250 shares during the last quarter. It also upped Amc Networks Inc (NASDAQ:AMCX) stake by 52,700 shares and now owns 885,185 shares. Phillips 66 (NYSE:PSX) was reduced too. The stock of Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ: ADBE ) earned "Overweight" rating by JP Morgan on Friday, December 11.

Business Outlining the overall picture in today's market for: Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI)
Author: 0 Outlining the overall picture in today's market for: Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI)

It has outperformed by 109.09% the S&P500. Kinder Morgan , Inc. (NYSE: KMI ) now has a Weekly Volatility of 2.00% percent while its Monthly Volatility is at 1.68% percent. After Kinder Morgan Inc's ( NYSE:KMI ) earnings announcement in September 2017, analysts seem cautiously optimistic, with profits predicted to increase by 25.97% next year against the past 5-year average growth rate of 3.85%.

Author: 0 McDonald's revives Dollar Menu name with $1, $2 and $3 items

McDonald's dropped its popular "Dollar Menu" in 2013 after franchisees groused that selling items like a double cheeseburger for $1 cut into profits. A former restaurant operator of McDonald's, Dick Adams, says that despite the value menus are losing a balance in general for franchises, those have seen their revenues and also their voice in the time of company diminish in late years.

Author: 0 Hot Stock for Investors: Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT)

It has underperformed by 2.87% the S&P500. Lafayette Investments Inc decreased Wal Mart Stores Inc Com ( WMT ) stake by 16.02% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with "Hold" on Sunday, September 6. The stock has "Buy" rating by Oppenheimer on Tuesday, October 10. The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Wednesday, August 19 by UBS.

Business Cineworld announce deal to buy Regal Entertainment, shares fall
Author: 0 Cineworld announce deal to buy Regal Entertainment, shares fall

The takeover would put the combined company in a better position to take on industry leader AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc, and give it more scale to fight growing competition from Netflix Inc, Apple Inc and other digital outlets. The firm's 50-day moving average price is $21.44 and its 200 day moving average price is $21.92. The shares went up by 9.94% in value last month. According to Business Wire, Regal stockholders will receive $23 in cash for each share of Class A and Class B common stock.

Business New diesel sales down nearly a third in November - SMMT
Author: 0 New diesel sales down nearly a third in November - SMMT

United Kingdom new vehicle demand fell 11.2% in November to 163,541 units. Diesel demand for the first 11 months of the year declined 16.1% to 1,008,267 units while petrol rose 3.1% to 1,268,641 - giving the fuel over a 50% share (53.1%) of the market - and registrations of alternatively fuelled vehicles were up 34.6% to 111,236.

Business Sensex Down by 110 Points to 32759, Nifty at 10096
Author: 0 Sensex Down by 110 Points to 32759, Nifty at 10096

Market breadth was negative with 1,027 advances against 1,419 declines. The RBI's two-day monetary policy review kicks off today and the decision is due tomorrow. Provisional data with the exchanges showed that foreign institutional investors sold scrips worth Rs 1,470.56 crore while domestic institutional investors bought stocks worth Rs 1,074.39 crore.

Business Rape allegations in protective order filed against Oklahoma running back Anderson
Author: 0 Rape allegations in protective order filed against Oklahoma running back Anderson

Charges have not yet been filed against Anderson but he was reportedly ordered to pay the court costs in the protective order filing , and a hearing has been scheduled for December 18th. In the statement, Chance said the woman filed the protective order after she had attempted to pursue a relationship with Anderson and Anderson "declined several social invitations" from the woman.

Business Giroud warned by France coach over dangers of Arsenal stay
Author: 0 Giroud warned by France coach over dangers of Arsenal stay

Mbappe and Dembele wheel away in celebration. And Guy Stephane has issued a word of warning to the 31-year-old about his spot in Deschamps' final squad for Russian Federation. Everton and West Ham were reportedly keen on signing him. Ronald Koeman made it clear before he left Everton that Olivier Giroud had been a major target for the Merseyside club.

Business Economic Buzz: Eurozone Private Sector Growth Accelerates In November
Author: 0 Economic Buzz: Eurozone Private Sector Growth Accelerates In November

The Caixin China General Services Business Activity Index rose to 51.9 last month from 51.2 in October , marking the second month of acceleration and the highest reading since August. "But we should be cautious because the economy may come under rising inflationary pressure at the start of next year due to continued price increases", Mr.