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On Friday, July 21 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with "Hold". The stock has a market cap of $14.64 billion, a PE ratio of 16.69 and a beta of 1.00. Its up 0.05, from 0.98 in 2017Q1. It dived, as 42 investors sold Vornado Realty Trust shares while 147 reduced holdings. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP increased its position in Digital Realty Trust by 5.1% in the fourth quarter.
  • Catalonia to declare independence in a 'matter of days'

    Catalonia to declare independence in a 'matter of days'

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    Catalonia will declare independence from Spain in a matter of days, the leader of the autonomous region has said . Supporters of Catalonia's independence have blocked the major highways to Barcelona from 17 places, protesting and striking against the use of force by the Police on Sunday, during the independence referendum.
  • All 3 Billion Accounts Affected by 2013 Hack

    All 3 Billion Accounts Affected by 2013 Hack

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    In its disclosure Tuesday, the company said all accounts were likely victimized. The breach now affects a number that represents almost "half the world", said Sam Curry, chief security officer for Boston-based firm Cybereason, though there's likely to be more accounts than actual users.
  • Tokyo stocks advance in morning as mood buoyed by Wall Street's gains

    Tokyo stocks advance in morning as mood buoyed by Wall Street's gains

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    REVVED UP: General Motors and Ford Motor also were among the market's leaders after each reported strong sales growth in the United States for last month. Benchmark U.S. crude lost 38 cents to $50.04 a barrel in electronic trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange. That follows a $1.09-a-barrel slide Monday as worries mount that the world has more oil available than it needs.
  • Austin police promise to increase security at ACL festival following Vegas massacre

    Austin police promise to increase security at ACL festival following Vegas massacre

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    C3 Presents, the group that produces the festival, said in a prepared statement Monday that organizers' thoughts and prayers are with everyone in Las Vegas affected by the shooting. Remember: be vigilant, report suspicious activity and have an exit plan. "Safety has always been our top priority", fest organizers said. ACL says it is offering refunds to those fans who no longer wish to attend in light of that event.
  • What Lies Ahead For Neovasc Inc. (NVCN) And Rite Aid Corporation (RAD)?

    What Lies Ahead For Neovasc Inc. (NVCN) And Rite Aid Corporation (RAD)?

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    The company's EPS growth in prior 5 years was 1.20%. Nonetheless, management intends to use funds from the aforementioned deal to reduce debt and improve financial leverage. The firm's revenue was down 4.4% on a year-over-year basis. MDSO's profit will be $11.12 million for 104.55 P/E if the $0.19 EPS becomes a reality. The analysts estimated EPS for the lower end at -0.09.
  • The Bear Case for The Walt Disney Company (DIS)

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    Vanguard Group Inc. increased its stake in shares of Walt Disney Company (The) by 2.2% during the second quarter. The North American Management Corp holds 119,196 shares with $12.67 million value, down from 123,972 last quarter. FBR Capital maintained Walt Disney Co (NYSE: DIS ) on Friday, April 7 with "Mkt Perform" rating. DIS now has a profit margin of 16.20%. The Walt Disney Company (DIS ) now has 1.54 million shares outstanding, which means that its market capitalization is $154.75B.
  • Are E-Cigarettes Safer Than Traditional Cigarettes?

    Are E-Cigarettes Safer Than Traditional Cigarettes?

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    The models used in the study were developed by Levy and co-authors Rafael Meza, PhD, from the University of MI and Theodore R. Holford, PhD, from Yale University. For long-term smokers, 2 out of 3 will likely die prematurely due to ailments from smoking. The House Joint Committee on Health and Trade and Industry has adopted House Resolution (HR) 973 urging the Department of Health (DOH) to adopt harm-reduction measures, particularly the use of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes or ...
  • LeBron James predicted by half of 30 NBA GMs to win MVP

    LeBron James predicted by half of 30 NBA GMs to win MVP

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    Kevin Durant was second at 29 percent, while the Spurs' Kawhi Leonard finished third with 11 percent. Last year's league MVP, Russell Westbrook, wasn't listed. Percentages are based on the overall number of responses rather than all 30 GMs. Simmons was tied with Ball at 14 percent. For the second straight season, Minnesota's Karl-Anthony Towns was voted as the player that most GMs would start their team with today, securing 29 percent of the vote.
  • Tesla Inc. (TSLA) Earns Buy Rating from Analysts at Instinet

    Tesla Inc. (TSLA) Earns Buy Rating from Analysts at Instinet

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    Berenberg Bank raised shares of Tesla from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and increased their price objective for the stock from $193.00 to $464.00 in a research note on Tuesday, June 13th. The shares were acquired at an average price of $262.00 per share, with a total value of $25,000,040.00. It is positive, as 83 investors sold Tesla Inc shares while 159 reduced holdings.
  • Gold gains as talk of dovish Fed chair knocks dollar

    Gold gains as talk of dovish Fed chair knocks dollar

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    Eurozone retail sales fell for the second straight month in August, while activity in the UK's services sector expanded at a faster rate than expected in September. News out of the US central bank is set to dominate sentiment Wednesday, as a leading Fed member is set to speak at a conference in St. Louis, Missouri.