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Trade deficit hits highest level since 2008

Trade deficit hits highest level since 2008

For December, the trade gap increased to 53.1 billion, up from $50.4 billion in November, which was the highest level since October 2008. We have to go back to 2008 to have a bigger deficit. For the time being though, it should not provide reason to worry because growing imports went along with rising United States exports past year. Imports increased $182.5 billion or 6.7%. Consulte Mais Informação

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Tronc, Inc. (TRNC) Reaches $18.13 After 9.00% Down Move; Activision Blizzard, Inc

To measure price-variation, we found ATVI's volatility during a week at 2.87% and during a month it has been found around 2.57%. The stock decreased 1.55% or $1.1098 during the last trading session, reaching $70.3102. Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ: ATVI ) had its price target hoisted by Macquarie from $64.00 to $68.00 in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday, January 10th, MarketBeat.com reports. Consulte Mais Informação

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Vodafone confirms takeover talks for Liberty World…

Vodafone confirms takeover talks for Liberty World…

The news comes almost two years after the two firms sealed a deal to merge operations in a joint venture that would bring together Vodafone's mobile operation with Liberty Global's Ziggo broadband network. Noting that "skittish stock markets create buying opportunities", Numis upgraded its rating on Vodafone to "buy" after the shares fell after last week's third-quarter trading update, though its forecasts and 270p target prices remained unchanged. Consulte Mais Informação

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Ocado revenues up, but profits down

Ocado revenues up, but profits down

The company said profitability was hit by wage increases due to the increased United Kingdom national living wage, higher costs related to its Andover warehouse opening, and "continued investment in strategic initiatives". It said that it expects its earnings to improve "significantly" in 2019. Tim Steiner, chief executive officer of Ocado, described the last twelve months as "transformational" for the company. Consulte Mais Informação

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Homebase To Close About 40 Stores

Homebase To Close About 40 Stores

The company has also racked up stock write-downs totalling £37m and store closure provisions of £40m. It is expected to drag Bunnings into an underlying loss of £97m for the first half of the year, Wesfarmers confirmed. Bunnings group managing director Michael Schneider added: "It is clear that a significant amount of change has been driven through Homebase since the acquisition and the disruption caused by the rapid repositioning of the business has contributed to greater than expected ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Eldorado Gold Corp (EGO) — Stock Trending Alert

A number of other research firms have also issued reports on EGO. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Eldorado Gold from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Monday, October 9th. Balyasny Asset Management LLC now owns 45,641 shares of the basic materials company's stock worth $120,000 after acquiring an additional 13,889 shares during the period. Consulte Mais Informação

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Lexington Realty Trust Institutional Investor Sentiment Up in 2017 Q3

Chicago Equity Partners Llc who had been investing in Digital Rlty Tr Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $23.02B market cap company. Independence Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:FR) has "Neutral" rating given on Wednesday, January 11 by Robert W. Baird. Compass Point maintained the shares of IRT in report on Monday, November 2 with "Buy" rating. Consulte Mais Informação

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Four takeaways from Monday's stock market sell-off

Four takeaways from Monday's stock market sell-off

Offshore fund managers have traditionally invested in NZ bonds as a straight yield enhancement on US Treasury Bonds. The CBoe Volatility index.VIX closed at its highest since August 2015. 19, 1987. Now let us look at the trailing market valuations (P/E) and bond yields. The pan-European index hit a two-month low in early dealing, having given back all the gains it made in the exuberant new year rally. Consulte Mais Informação

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Boeing debuts first 737 MAX 7 ahead of 2019 launch

Boeing debuts first 737 MAX 7 ahead of 2019 launch

A new type of Boeing plane, the 737 MAX 8, landed at M.R. Štefánik airport in Bratislava on the night of February 3, 2018. The newest version of the 737 comes with more range and more seating. "Travel Service is one of the fastest growing operators in the region and we are delighted that it is adding the 737 MAX to its all-Boeing fleet, boosting capacity for its upcoming summer season schedule", said Monty Oliver, vice-president of Europe Sales, Boeing Commercial Airplanes. Consulte Mais Informação

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New Jersey joins 21 other states in lawsuit over net neutrality

New Jersey joins 21 other states in lawsuit over net neutrality

The Democratic governor also said New Jersey is joining 21 other states and Washington, D.C., in a lawsuit challenging the Federal Communications Commission's decision late a year ago to roll back the rules. Supporters of net neutrality say the rules, which were adopted in 2015 under President Barack Obama , are necessary to ensure broadband companies don't abuse their power as gatekeepers of the internet. Consulte Mais Informação

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Best Buy Will Stop Selling CDs This Summer

Best Buy Will Stop Selling CDs This Summer

The retailer reportedly plans to pull all CDs out of its stores by then. As the cost of storage drives decrease and the capacities increase, switching from music CDs to lossless audio formats like FLAC is appealing. Vinyl will be merchandised alongside turntables, Billboard's sources suggest. The business decision, assuming the sources are correct, may be the tipping point for a retailer abandonment of music CDs. Consulte Mais Informação

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