• AbbVie (ABBV) Rating Lowered to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

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    Shares of AbbVie ( NYSE:ABBV ) opened at $111.20 on Monday. It has outperformed by 66.51% the S&P500. Also, there are 0 buy, 0 sell and 1 strong sell ratings, collectively assigning a 2.13 average brokerage recommendation. Formidable Asset Management LLC now owns 3,926 shares of the company's stock worth $285,000 after purchasing an additional 10 shares during the last quarter.
  • Dow Jones industrials plummets with largest drop since 2011

    Dow Jones industrials plummets with largest drop since 2011

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    The Dow plunged 1,175 points to end the day at 24,345, down 4.60 percent. Treasury prices gained as volatile equity markets led investors to seek out lower-risk bonds, though many investors remained nervous after a week-long bond rout sent yields on Monday to four-year highs.
  • Pakistan's Top University Breaks Into Asia's Top 100

    Pakistan's Top University Breaks Into Asia's Top 100

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    IISc became India's top ranking institute. The full list of Asia's top universities for 2018 can be seenhere. Singapore still occupies top spot but for the first time, Hong Kong is the most represented territory in the top 10. Its only area of decline was teaching reputation, the rankings analysis found. "The People's Republic now claims nearly one in five places in the rankings and several of its institutions have made strong gains, not least Tsinghua University , which is now the ...
  • Super Bowl LII Pulls Lowest Viewers Since 2009, 103.4 Million

    Super Bowl LII Pulls Lowest Viewers Since 2009, 103.4 Million

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    Sunday's average viewership of 103.4 million that watched the Eagles win their first Super Bowl in franchise history on NBC did rank as the 10th-highest viewed program in US history. Once the Vikings lost their chance to go to the Super Bowl, "it was back to regular life", said the Brooklyn Park man who made his way home Sunday from the Mall of America via a Metro Transit blue line replacement bus to downtown.
  • Windies to host first D/N Test in June

    Windies to host first D/N Test in June

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    The third and final Test match of the series will be a day-night battle under lights with the pink-ball from June 23 to June 27 at Kensington Oval, in Barbados. The decider starts Thursday in Dhaka's Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium and follows a controversial drawn first Test in Chittagong that drew censure from cricket's governing body.
  • Messy travel forecast for ME during Super Bowl

    Messy travel forecast for ME during Super Bowl

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    The biggest thing to watch out for, according to Briganti, will be the impact of the storm. Tuesday A chance of snow showers, mainly before 11am. This includes portions of southern Montana including Billings. 1 p.m. - snow beginning to taper off. flurries expected. Chance of precipitation is 40 percent. According to the NWS, mixed wintry precipitation in the form of rain, freezing rain , sleet and snow is expected across southern in and portions of northern Kentucky tonight ...
  • 'Not an avocado': Surprising find in bagged salad from California

    'Not an avocado': Surprising find in bagged salad from California

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    It was the scaly, tail-less carcass of a lizard . We're not talking about a spider or a bug or even a little salamander. Carr said her friend, a New Hampshire-based biologist, identified it as a blue-bellied lizard from California . DHHS told News 9 that the case falls outside its jurisdiction because the lettuce was packaged outside the state, but confirmed that the FDA is investigating the incident.
  • Preventative HIV drug to get Pharmac funding

    Preventative HIV drug to get Pharmac funding

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    Pharmac already funds PrEP to treat those already infected with HIV, but it will now extend funding to people at a high risk of contracting HIV, which could be up to 4000 Kiwis. From March, Truvada will be funded for the prevention of HIV infection, a treatment known as pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP, which has the potential to nearly completely eliminate the risk of HIV infection.
  • Dow Jones industrial average closes up more than 560 points

    Dow Jones industrial average closes up more than 560 points

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    The Fed has been scared by market selloffs on a handful of occasions since 2015, slowing the pace of rate rises several times. In a tumultuous session on Tuesday, the benchmark US indices clawed back some of the losses made in their recent selloff, surging into the close after swinging between gains and losses through much of the day.
  • Super Bowl blackout as NBC broadcast briefly goes dark

    Super Bowl blackout as NBC broadcast briefly goes dark

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    If you're like me, you don't watch the Super Bowl for the game. UPDATE: Average viewership for Sunday's game followed the same broad pattern as overnight ratings: Down from a year ago, with the lowest number for a Super Bowl in a while, but not anything like a total disaster.