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A New South Wales Police spokeswoman told SBS News that the traffic management and security measures were put in place "in light of the large number of people expected at Boxing Day sales". Slower sales of food, jewellery and luxury items held back growth. "There is that tradition of hitting the sales and it seems to go on and on", said Gordon McKinnon, operations director of shopping centre group Intu, which owns 10 centres including the Trafford Centre in Manchester and Lakeside in Essex.
  • As Accenture Plc (ACN) Stock Price Declined, Holder Burney Co Upped Stake

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    Its down 6.75% from 16.92M shares, reported previously. Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) has risen 4.27% since December 26, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 12.43% the S&P500. London sold 637 shares of the company's stock in a transaction dated Friday, October 6th. The stock of T-Mobile US, Inc. On Friday, January 27 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with "Buy".
  • Aureus Asset Management LLC Raises Holdings in Boeing Co (BA)

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    Renaissance Investment Group Llc acquired 4,897 shares as Marriott Intl Inc New A (MAR)'s stock rose 15.06%. The aircraft producer reported $2.72 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $2.65 by $0.07. Boeing's revenue was up 1.7% on a year-over-year basis. equities research analysts anticipate that Boeing will post 10.11 earnings per share for the current year.
  • Marathon Oil (NYSE:MRO) Upgraded by Atlantic Securities to "Overweight"

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    Engineers Gate Manager Lp who had been investing in Marathon Oil Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $14.36 billion market cap company. The rating was maintained by Mizuho with "Hold" on Tuesday, June 13. Marathon Oil has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average price target of $16.56.
  • Christmas hours for grocery and drug stores 2017

    Christmas hours for grocery and drug stores 2017

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    Boxing Day will see stores open again but with reduced opening hours with many opening later and closing earlier than their usual times of 7am-11pm. Lowe's will operate on normal hours until closing at 6 p.m. Costco will be open from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. on Christmas Eve. GameStop: Will open at 8 a.m.to 10 p.m. December 23, and from 8 a.m.to 8 p.m. on Christmas Eve.
  • Cowen Inc. Sells 2275 Shares of Magellan Midstream Partners, LP (MMP)

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    About 85,406 shares traded. (NASDAQ:AMNB) has risen 36.92% since December 24, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 4.96% the S&P500. Financial & Investment Management Group Ltd increased its stake in New York Reit Inc (NYRT) by 69.93% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC.
  • Last minute holday shopping wrapping up

    Last minute holday shopping wrapping up

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    At the Mall of America in Minnesota, shoppers came prepared. "I think this whole season, folks have been running late, like it's snuck up on them", Anne Marie Adair said. The store manager says they were able to handle the holiday rush. Some shoppers are taking most of the weekend to cash-in at Eastdale Mall. So, have you gotten all your holiday shopping done? "What really surprised me about today is the number of people that are still out there buying their last Christmas purchases ...
  • 2 arrested in connection with theft of Salvation Army's red kettle

    2 arrested in connection with theft of Salvation Army's red kettle

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    For families in the community like Garcia's, it's the only means to celebrating the holiday season. "It showed me that what we do makes a difference", Strain said. "How long have I been counting money for the Salvation Army?" "I think today we have four whole bell ringers out and we have about 16 locations", Lawler said.
  • Helicopters help rescue 200 skiers after gondola breaks down in French Alps

    Helicopters help rescue 200 skiers after gondola breaks down in French Alps

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    The gondola cars run 25 meters - about 82 feet - above the ground. The incident affected 70 gondolas, each capable of carrying 10 people, rescuers said. The operation involved rescuers being lowered from the helicopters onto the roofs of the cars and opening them up from the top, officials said. The lift was built in 2009 to replace a cable auto and two chairlifts, and the cause of its breakdown has not yet been established.
  • Baidu Inc (NASDAQ:BIDU) Stake Lessened by Adalta Capital Management LLC

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    It has underperformed by 4.68% the S&P500. Veritable Lp increased its stake in Occidental Pete Corp Del (OXY) by 16.86% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Jefferies maintained it with "Buy" rating and $305.0 target in Friday, October 20 report. The rating was upgraded by Jefferies to "Buy" on Monday, August 31.
  • Last minute shoppers take to the stores

    Last minute shoppers take to the stores

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    Last minute shopper Diane Anderson says, "I think it's because people think they're going to get better bargains and deals". Another £150m is estimated to be spent online in the run up to Christmas by last-minute shoppers taking advantage of offers such as Amazon's two-hour delivery window.