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Author: 0 Crown Castle International Corp. (REIT) (NYSE:CCI) Stake Raised by Axa

The stock increased 1.03% or $0.47 during the last trading session, reaching $46.16. Given that liquidity is king in short-term, SCMP is a stock with 46.5 million shares outstanding that normally trades 15.94% of its float. Among 26 analysts covering Exxon Mobil ( NYSE:XOM ), 10 have Buy rating , 6 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 60% are positive. The Southern Company had 52 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel.

Markets New Year celebrations start across globe
Author: 0 New Year celebrations start across globe

Over 5 minutes of fireworks from the Sky Tower welcome in the new year during New Year's Eve celebrations, January 1, 2018 in Auckland, New Zealand. Notably, several celebrations are going across the world to give a cheerful goodbye to 2017 and welcome 2018 wholeheartedly.

Markets Maine's minimum wage to increase to $10 an hour
Author: 0 Maine's minimum wage to increase to $10 an hour

Businesses have stated that if they pay less than $15 an hour, they have retention issues. Marotto prefers a tiered wage, where workers earn more money based on how long they've been employed. "I think we've proven we can work with small business". But the higher minimum wage would also increase consumer spending, "stimulate economic activity and lead to job creation (that could) offset some of the loss in employment", it said.

Markets IAG buys Austrian Airline Niki plus airport slots for $24m
Author: 0 IAG buys Austrian Airline Niki plus airport slots for $24m

That forced Niki, which continued flying after Air Berlin ended operations in October, to file for bankruptcy and ground its fleet. British Airways' owner IAG said on Friday it would buy Niki in a deal worth €36.5m. As a result, Niki grounded its planes, stranding thousands of passengers, after filing for insolvency protection. As part of the agreement, IAG says it will pump €16.5m ($19.7m) into the new venture, which will operate as an Austrian subsidiary of IAG's Spanish low-priced ...

Markets EPS for Kimberly-Clark Corporation (KMB) Expected At $1.55
Author: 0 EPS for Kimberly-Clark Corporation (KMB) Expected At $1.55

The firm has a market cap of $42,291.79, a PE ratio of 19.91, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 3.12 and a beta of 0.76. The stock increased 0.36% or $0.43 during the last trading session, reaching $120.66. Wilbanks Smith & Thomas Asset Management Llc who had been investing in Capitala Finance Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $116.34M market cap company.

Markets 'Nigerian prince' email scammer arrested in Slidell
Author: 0 'Nigerian prince' email scammer arrested in Slidell

The man, Michael Neu , now faces 269 counts of wire fraud and money laundering . According to the department's Facebook page, Neu has now been taken into custody. Investigators are continuing to untangle Neu's web of scams, but many other leads also connect to people outside the US, the post says. In most cases, it is requested that the victim wire money to his account or hand over all of their bank information so the funds can be deposited.

Markets Lazard leads ISU past Memphis in Liberty Bowl
Author: 0 Lazard leads ISU past Memphis in Liberty Bowl

Kempt threw for 314 yards and two touchdowns, while Lazard hauled in a Liberty Bowl record-tying 10 catches for 142 yards and one touchdown. Iowa State's defense rose to the occasion though, turning Memphis away on downs to seal the win. Ferguson completed his collegiate career with an effective 21-of-33 passing for 256 yards with two touchdowns and no interceptions, but he was sacked six times .

Author: 0 Ltd. Has $263.16 Million Holdings in Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA)

The stock increased 0.10% or $0.17 during the last trading session, reaching $172.47. The company's stock had a trading volume of 9,697,002 shares, compared to its average volume of 20,326,884. BABA's profit will be $3.72 billion for 29.73 P/E if the $1.45 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.34 actual earnings per share reported by Weyerhaeuser Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 2.94% EPS growth.

Author: 0 Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT) Holdings Raised by Strs Ohio

Next Financial Group Inc who had been investing in Wal for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $292.54B market cap company. About 7.14M shares traded. The retailer reported $1.00 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.97 by $0.03. Since August 31, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 5 selling transactions for $1.30 million activity.

Author: 0 Assessing the stock market for - Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ)

The company during the last trade was able to reach a volume of 1.11 million shares. At a certain point in the past four quarters, the shares traded as low as $92.91 but made a 2.66% recovery since then. Trust Of Oklahoma accumulated 29,604 shares. Ion Asset Ltd holds 1.24M shares. (NASDAQ: MDLZ ). Citadel Advisors Limited Company holds 0.13% or 4.29 million shares in its portfolio.

Markets Priest home for Christmas wins €500000 in EuroMillions
Author: 0 Priest home for Christmas wins €500000 in EuroMillions

It's not the first time he has won big, previously winning the old Irish Sweepstakes, a number of lotteries in the United States and a Garrymore GAA club lotto . "I didn't get too excited when I heard this first", he said. "I went back to the shop and gave the ticket to the same girl I'd purchased it from to be checked".

Markets River City Yellow Cab offering free rides for New Year's Eve
Author: 0 River City Yellow Cab offering free rides for New Year's Eve

To avoid rates altogether, the Davidson County Sheriff's Department will have tents on Broadway and at Bicentennial Mall for their yearly ride home service. Those planning on having a few drinks with the party are mapping out plans to safely get back to their homes or hotels. Sign-up here and you'll get a promo code for a free ride within New Orleans city limits for up to $25.

Author: 0 Raises Position in International Business Machines Corp. (IBM)

Based on a recent trade, the shares are -15.62% away from the 52-week high and 10.86% from the 52-week low. International Business Machines Corporation now has a PEG ratio of 5.51.Most importantly investors want to know where the stock is headed from here.

Markets Film Padmavati to get U/A certificate, Title may be changed to 'Padmavat'
Author: 0 Film Padmavati to get U/A certificate, Title may be changed to 'Padmavat'

The makers, then, had no choice but to postpone their film indefinitely. Some of the suggested key modifications include adding a disclaimer that the film does not intend to glorify the practice of Sati . The film's clearance comes after a special advisory committee consisting of royals and historians was appointed by the CBFC, and offered a consultation after viewing the film.

Markets Ripple is now the second largest cryptocurrency after overtaking Ethereum
Author: 0 Ripple is now the second largest cryptocurrency after overtaking Ethereum

Over the past month Ripple has signed some major partnerships across both the US and Asia resulting in its price going up more than 450% in the same time. Since then, the spike has gone up even faster as speculative buyers look to jump onto Ripple while it's still growing. Ripple has the assurance of steady price appreciations and depreciation which makes it a bit predictable relative to other digital commodities available on the market.

Markets New Year's Eve party in Berlin to have 'safe zone' for women
Author: 0 New Year's Eve party in Berlin to have 'safe zone' for women

It reportedly will feature "safe zones" for women keen on partying without have to worry about being grabbed by salacious strangers. The tent will be set up near a plaza adjacent to the Brandenburg Gate, and manned by representatives from the German Red Cross.

Markets Alaska Airlines faces wrongful death charge
Author: 0 Alaska Airlines faces wrongful death charge

Whether she chose to leave or was left to navigate on her own is not clear. The woman died four months after the fall, and family members allege that neglect at the airport contributed to her injuries. After she was left in her chair, Kekona later said, she became confused as she looked for her gate to Spokane. The family said that service was not provided the day of her fall at PDX.

Markets Liquor stores will be closed New Year's Eve
Author: 0 Liquor stores will be closed New Year's Eve

MA law bans the sale of alcoholic beverages before 10 a.m. on Sundays, and New Year's Eve is a Sunday, but stores should have normal or close to normal Sunday hours. Beer and wine can be purchased from supermarkets and convenience both days, and restaurants and bars can serve liquor by the drink. It is also mandatory for all liquor stores to open at 10 a.m.

Markets Apple gives CEO Tim Cook and top executives a big pay boost
Author: 0 Apple gives CEO Tim Cook and top executives a big pay boost

The flight policy went into effect in 2017 "in the interests of security and efficiency" based on Cook's "highly visible" role as CEO. The biggest component was a cash bonus of $9.3 million (up 74% from his 2016 bonus) under Apple's incentive plan tied to revenue and profit performance.

Markets Trump moves closer to easing norms on offshore oil drilling
Author: 0 Trump moves closer to easing norms on offshore oil drilling

The Trump administration is moving to loosen restrictions on offshore and natural gas drilling put in place by during the Obama era after the 2010 Deepwater Horizon spill. "We can actually increase domestic energy production and increase safety and environmental protection". "Reversing offshore safety rules isn't just deregulation, it's willful ignorance".

Author: 0 McDonald's Corporation (MCD) EPS Estimated At $1.58

William Lyon Homes (NYSE:WLH) has risen 65.59% since December 29, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 3.79% the S&P500. Analysts expect McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) to report $1.58 EPS on January, 22.They anticipate $0.14 EPS change or 9.72 % from last quarter's $1.44 EPS.

Author: 0 Golden Stock-:- Enterprise Products Partners LP (NYSE:EPD)

The stock decreased 0.42% or $0.111 during the last trading session, reaching $26.459. Given that liquidity is king in short-term, EPD is a stock with 2.12 billion shares outstanding that normally trades 2.22% of its float. First Allied Advisory has invested 0.1% in Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (NYSE: EPD ). Breton Hill Ltd holds 0.74% of its portfolio in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) for 30,761 shares.

Author: 0 Marathon Oil Corporation (MRO) - Stock Performance

The stock increased 1.95% or $1.47 during the last trading session, reaching $76.86. The company saw 2.3 million shares trade hands over the course of the day. Calamos Wealth Limited Liability Corp, Illinois-based fund reported 45,695 shares. Seaward Mngmt Partnership reported 0.02% stake. Spirit Of America Mgmt New York invested in 0.33% or 55,650 shares.

Markets Govt warns against bitcoin trading, equates virtual currencies with ponzi schemes
Author: 0 Govt warns against bitcoin trading, equates virtual currencies with ponzi schemes

The finance ministry explained that cryptocurrencies are stored in electronic format, making them vulnerable to hacking, loss of password, and virus attack, which may also result in permanent loss of money. There is however no physical attribute to these coins. It pointed out that the RBI has also clarified that it has not given any licence/authorisation to any entity/company to operate such schemes or deal with Bitcoin or any VCs.