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We can't assume the past will always reflect the future, but logically stocks that have grown earnings per share strongly in the past are a good bet to continue to do so. Balentine LLC cut its holdings in GlaxoSmithKline plc (NYSE: GSK ) by 28.4% in the 4th quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC.
  • Forget Flamethrowers, Elon Musk Is Now Hawking 'Boring' LEGO Rocks

    Forget Flamethrowers, Elon Musk Is Now Hawking 'Boring' LEGO Rocks

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    It looks like the Boring Company might be getting onboard. Last week the company announced the route of its public transport project that would link Washington D.C with Baltimore. The larger interlocking blocks will allow users of all ages to express their creativity by designing and building their own structures. Does Elon Musk have another victor on his hands? Musk said on Twitter that his tunnelling project, The Boring Company, would soon begin re-selling rocks they excavated as ...
  • Loop Capital Initiates Coverage on Lowe's Companies (NYSE:LOW)

    Loop Capital Initiates Coverage on Lowe's Companies (NYSE:LOW)

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    The institutional investor held 6,349 shares of the business services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $11.62 million, up from 6,116 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Niblock retirements comes a month after Lowe's reported its fourth quarter financial results. A number of other analysts have also commented on the company.
  • Emergency pothole funding will barely make a dent on Northamptonshire's lumpy roads

    Emergency pothole funding will barely make a dent on Northamptonshire's lumpy roads

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    Transport Secretary Chris Grayling announced today that the county will benefit from a new £100m fund to mend roads and fix storm damage. The RAC has welcomed the new pothole funding but says it's a "drop in the ocean". With more bad weather potentially in the pipeline over the Easter weekend, the county council will be launching its pothole campaign in early April.
  • JD Sports expands to the USA with £394m acquisition

    JD Sports expands to the USA with £394m acquisition

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    Image source: Finish Line . Finally, Credit Suisse Group started coverage on shares of Finish Line in a report on Monday, March 12th. The brokerage now has a "hold" rating on the specialty retailer's stock. Paloma Partners Management Co purchased a new position in shares of Finish Line in the fourth quarter worth $350,000. Municipal Employees Retirement System of MI now owns 25,960 shares of the specialty retailer's stock worth $312,000 after acquiring an additional 5,570 shares during ...
  • Man runs toward officer with shotgun, police say

    Man runs toward officer with shotgun, police say

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    The security officer secured the dropped round of ammunition and gave it to police. Officers say during the foot pursuit, shots were fired at the pursuing officer. Police say the officer conducted the routine stop at around 9 p.m., in the 300 block of Waldo Street. As of Monday morning, she had not been charged with the crime.
  • Spotify sees 2018 revenue growing 20-30%, slower than 2017

    Spotify sees 2018 revenue growing 20-30%, slower than 2017

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    Well, according to their IPO filing , over 2 million users were doing it, accounting for over 2% of its free subscriber base. Spotify revised usage metrics for a year ago after discovering that about two million users accessed a free version of the streaming music service with an unauthorized app that blocked ads, according to a regulatory filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission .
  • Global trading giants dip toes in China oil futures on debut day

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    But analysts said the long-delayed Shanghai-traded futures are unlikely to challenge the primacy of NY and London-based futures any time soon due to Chinese capital controls and the entrenched position of the dollar-denominated contracts. This weighed on crude oil futures as well. "China has used this contract in an innovative way, to fill in the void of a voice representing buyers in Asia", said Li, an analyst with Shanghai based commodities researcher ICIS-China.
  • Sensex jumps 470 points to close at 33066; Nifty settles at 10131

    Sensex jumps 470 points to close at 33066; Nifty settles at 10131

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    The BSE bankex, which was a major loser last week, rose 608 points or 2.30% to 27121 level. Mumbai: Indian equities staged a strong comeback after two days of decline, with the flagship BSE Sensex surging by almost 470 points to end at 33,066 as participants accumulated recently beaten-down banking, metal and consumer durable stocks.
  • Jones rink to face Sinclair, US in worlds semis

    Jones rink to face Sinclair, US in worlds semis

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    The win capped a ideal 14-0 run for the Winnipeg team of Jones, Kaitlyn Lawes, Jill Officer, Dawn McEwen and alternate Shannon Birchard. But Scotland scored the clinching point in the 11th end. A blank was followed by a Russian pair in the eighth end and Sinclair answered with a deuce in the ninth. A sellout crowd of 3,887 was on hand to push the overall attendance to 51,771.
  • Facebook took call and message data from phones

    Facebook took call and message data from phones

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    A spokeswoman told the Associated Press that Facebook uses the information to rank contacts in Messenger so they are easier to find, and to suggest people to call. In the past week, Facebook came under fire after its involvement in one of the "largest data breaches of personal information". "It's not as though Canadians are of the view that Facebook is somehow improving the way we government or politick in this country, or that it's improving the way we talk to each other".
  • Uber's Exit From Southeast Asia Will Be Confirmed Tomorrow

    Uber's Exit From Southeast Asia Will Be Confirmed Tomorrow

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    In Indonesia, the region's biggest economy and most populous country with more than 250 million people, it's in a fierce battle for customers with local app Go-Jek. It is also recovering from a year of scandals that saw co-founder Travis Kalanick forced out as chief executive in June amid U.S. criminal inquiries and a workplace marred by sexual harassment allegations.