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Chipotle Takes a Big Bite Out of Earnings

Chipotle Takes a Big Bite Out of Earnings

A total of 26 analysts have released a report on Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE: CMG ) is getting prepared to post earnings results on 4/25/2017 4:30:00 PM. The company has a market capitalization of $13.78 billion, a PE ratio of 622.19 and a beta of 0.59. The stock's 50 day moving average is 432.55 and its 200 day moving average is 409.13. Read More

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Analyst Price Targets On NMC Health (LON:NMC)

Therefore 83% are positive. Barclays PLC had 273 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Out of 5 Wall Street analysts rating MSA Safety Incorporated, 3 give it "Buy", 0 "Sell" rating, while 2 recommend "Hold". Admiral Group PLC has GBX 2339 highest and GBX 235 lowest target. The average stock price target is 17.80GBX with 4 brokers rating the stock a strong buy, 6 brokers rating the stock a buy, 0 brokers rating the stock a hold, 0 brokers rating the stock a ... Read More

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Fox stock gains ground following O'Reilly firing

Fox stock gains ground following O'Reilly firing

Colbert wasn't the only late night host to celebrate O'Reilly's downfall. It was his first official statement regarding the scandal and it raised a lot of eyebrows because of the fact that he denied the sexual harassment allegations. Steel, who joined the Times as a media reporter in 2014, was one of the two journalists whose reporting earlier this month led advertisers to leave The O'Reilly Factor and, eventually, to the network dumping O'Reilly on Thursday. Read More

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Volkswagen fined $2.8bn in United States diesel emission scandal

Volkswagen fined $2.8bn in United States diesel emission scandal

Volkswagen admits that almost 600,000 diesel cars in the U.S. were programmed to turn on pollution controls during testing and off while on the road. "Plain and simple, it was wrong. We let people down and for that we are deeply sorry", Doess said. The fine pushes the financial cost of the scandal to Volkswagen for just court penalties and vehicle buybacks past $15 billion. Read More

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Dollar/yen off 5-month low but US-Japan trade issues limit rise

Dollar/yen off 5-month low but US-Japan trade issues limit rise

This was probably because of the tension mounting from the North Korea front, the upcoming French presidential elections and also due to the economic dialogue that is to take place between the United States and Japan on Tuesday. The US dollar had an Easter Monday slump, mostly against the yen on geopolitical worries. Shares dipped on Monday while the dollar and USA bond yields fell after soft US economic data hurt investor sentiment already frayed by worries over North Korea and upcoming ... Read More

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EPA chief visits Indiana waste site amid proposed budget cuts

The statement issued by the EPA on April 13 said the rule has been estimated to cost $480 million per year and has a reported average cost of $1.2 billion per year during the first five years of compliance. Environmentalists say USS Lead Superfund in East Chicago , Indiana, is the poster child of environmental injustice. The EPA was created as part of Reorganization Plan No. Read More

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Allstate pulls ads from Fox show as scandal erupts

Allstate pulls ads from Fox show as scandal erupts

However, with sponsors pulling out, and Fox News and its parent company 21st Century Fox now losing sponsors over heavy accusations leveled against O'Reilly, it's possible the 67-year-old anchor's time with the network could be jeopardy. O'Reilly no longer works Fridays, and his fill-ins on the night - typically Eric Bolling and Jesse Watters - do not draw as well as the program's eponymous host during the rest of the week. Read More

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Pacific Consortium back in Tatts chase

Pacific Consortium back in Tatts chase

Tatts is now subject of a merger proposal with Tabcorp. Tatts previously rejected a cash and scrip offer which proposed splitting its wagering and gaming businesses. The proposal is subject to the completion of due diligence and the unanimous recommendation of the Tatts board. A Tatts-Tabcorp merger would form a gambling powerhouse that would help both companies fend off a challenge from overseas online rivals such as Britain's William Hill PLC WMH.L and Ireland's Paddy Power Betfair PLC ... Read More

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Neuer fractures left foot in loss to Real

Arturo Vidal was sent off in Bayern's defeat to Madrid . "Yeah, you know in my opinion it's a shame because you see such a great game", said to Viasat . The card given to Arturo [after 84 minutes] wasn't a card. Real Madrid battled their way past Bayern Munich with a 4-2 win at the Santiago Bernabeu. Read More

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Warming Up Into the Weekend

As we move through another Spring day, our weather is imitating conditions normally found in Summer. Temperatures will again start off in the 60s with some patchy areas of fog developing closer to sunrise. Although there is risk of odd patches of rain, the day will be broadly cloudy with the odd "glimmer" of sunshine, forecasters said. Mr Stewart said a tropical low building off northwest Australia will be caught up with a cold front and will reach Victoria in the second half of next week. Read More

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Great Barrier Reef sees back-to-back years of mass bleaching

Great Barrier Reef sees back-to-back years of mass bleaching

James Kerry , from James Cook University , said to CNN . Because coral reefs can take up to 10 years or more to recover from bleaching, Steinberg said , "If it continues to happen every year, there is simply no time for recovery". " Clearly the reef is struggling with multiple impacts ", said Prof. "They have had no chance to recover from last year's events", added he. "Unfortunately, the cyclone affected part of the Great Barrier Reef, which until now escaped large-scale bleaching", ... Read More

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Akzo Nobel Paints Itself in Corner in Elliott Fight

Akzo Nobel Paints Itself in Corner in Elliott Fight

Singer was referencing the hedge fund's attack plan after calling for a special meeting to oust the Dutch-based painting and specialty chemicals company's chairman, Antony Burgmans. It has also reported Elliott to the regulators, saying it became aware yesterday of Elliott's intention to "privately share potentially price sensitive information with PPG" about its decision to request an EGM. Read More

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Pump prices climb higher in Meadville area

Pump prices climb higher in Meadville area

AAA projects the national average for a gallon of gasoline will increase 40 cents this summer, peaking near $2.70, which is 70 cents higher than it was last summer. Primary factors contributing to increased crude oil prices include the seasonal uptick of driving demand , continued uncertainty around an extension of OPEC production cuts and increased USA production. Read More

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Video shows guards dragging passenger off United flight

The CEO of United Airlines has apologised and a USA police officer has been suspended after footage of officers dragging a 69-year-old Chinese passenger from an overbooked United flight sparked global outrage. We apologize for the overbook situation . On Sunday, United overbooked a flight from Chicago to Louisville and asked for volunteers to take another flight. Read More

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Apple May Also Be Among Bidders for Toshiba's NAND Flash Chip Unit

Apple May Also Be Among Bidders for Toshiba's NAND Flash Chip Unit

Google and Amazon joined a list of potential buyers eyeing Toshiba's lucrative memory chip business as the Japanese conglomerate seeks bidders to cover huge losses, a newspaper reported yesterday. nuclear power unit Westinghouse Electric, which filed for bankruptcy protection this week. Assuming the memory operations' net assets are worth 500 billion yen to 600 billion yen, the business would need to sell for around 1.5 trillion yen for Toshiba to net 1 trillion yen. Read More

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In turnaround, state leaders sound optimistic about a final budget deal

Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie, D-Bronx, said Tuesday that Cuomo and lawmakers had reached a "substantial agreement" on some of the outstanding issues holding up a budget deal, including juvenile-justice reform measures. "We're going to be looking at the potential for layoffs, we have contractual obligations that we have to take into account", said Tim Kremer, Executive Director of the New York School Boards Association. Read More

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US stocks off to a mixed start Thursday

US stocks off to a mixed start Thursday

This was due to a 13% increase in organic net sales, driven primarily by volume growth and favorable pricing, as well as the acquisition benefit from Ballast Point. (NYSE:STZ) on Thursday, September 17 with "Neutral" rating. Total sales for the quarter came in US$1.63bn, slightly ahead of the US$1.59bn Wall Street analysts had forecast. Read More

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Trump signs bill blocking online privacy regulation

The regulations were finalized in October 2016, but were eligible for rollback via the Congressional Review Act, a 1996 law that allows Congress to express its disapproval of new, major regulations. However, it doesn't provide details on how or what companies must do, which is what the online privacy rule aimed to do. The companies now do not have to ask for permission from customers before sharing personal information like browsing history. Read More

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European Union open to May's bid for early post-Brexit trade talks

European Union open to May's bid for early post-Brexit trade talks

Saturday, April 29 - EU27 leaders meet in Brussels to agree guidelines and mandate Frenchman Michel Barnier, a former European Commissioner, as chief negotiator. Still, the guidelines reiterate that the relationship can not have the same benefits as membership as well as stating that the future trade deal will not amount to participation of the single market or to parts of the single market. Read More

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How To Watch 2017 Show Online, Hosted by Luke Bryan & Dierks Bentley

Bentley and Bryan seemed to have nailed down a game plan ahead their second go-around, becoming country's newest bromance after Blake Shelton stepped down from his usual ACM co-hosting duties two years ago. Tim McGraw, Faith Hill, Kelsea Ballerini , Luke Bryan, Maren Morris, Dierks Bentley , Florida Georgia Line, Lady Antebellum, Miranda Lambert , Jason Aldean and Little Big Town are also set to perform at 2017 ACM Awards, as previously announced. Read More

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UAE boosts OPEC production cut compliance

As a result, China became the third biggest overseas destination for USA crude oil in 2016, according to data from the Energy Information Administration (EIA), up from ninth position the previous year. Gasoline inventories on the other hand fell by 3.7m barrels, while those of distillates decreased by 2.5m barrels. Elsewhere, the U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude May contract reached a session peak of $49.98 a barrel, also the highest since March 10. Read More

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OAS chief denounces coup in Venezuela

It said the decision to "usurp" the National Assembly's powers represented a "serious setback for democracy in Venezuela ". "As long as the National Assembly's contempt of court and invalidity persist, parliamentary powers shall be exercised directly by (the Supreme Court's) constitutional chamber or by the body it stipulates to safeguard the rule of law", the court said in its ruling. Read More

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Gas tax, vehicle fees would rise under California road plan

Gas tax, vehicle fees would rise under California road plan

The governor and legislature barreled ahead with their tax and vehicle registration fee increase proposal for road fix with little compromise that would use more now collected revenues for the roads. The governor was flanked by a sea of orange-vest-clad construction workers and more formally dressed politicians, including state Senate President pro Tem Kevin de León, D-Los Angeles and Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon, D-Paramount (Los Angeles County). Read More

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United States crude oil stockpiles build as products draw down

The following table updates production figures for Vietnam's key energy items this month. US crude imports fell last week by 543,000 barrels per day. Prices gained despite a rise last week in USA crude inventories. As OPEC and especially Saudi Arabia cut their production, other producers not participating in the cuts have been quick to fill the supply gap and gain market share. Read More

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New Zealand beats Fiji 2-0 in World Cup qualifier

New Zealand beats Fiji 2-0 in World Cup qualifier

All three worked hard both on and off the ball, which will be important come June when the team plays at the Confederations Cup in Russian Federation. "I hope to develop the finishing", he said. "There is a big gap still, I have to close this gap more and more but we didn't have another summer global friendly game so I have a lot of things to change in the federation regarding the football". Read More

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Comcast to expand streaming service amid cord-cutting trend

Comcast to expand streaming service amid cord-cutting trend

Xfinity Instant TV is a revamped version of that offering and will be rolled out nationwide in Comcast's territories. The service, dubbed Xfinity Instant TV, will be priced as low as $15 a month to roughly $40 a month, sources said. But once it acquires national rights, it will be able to make its service available in NY and Los Angeles as well, notes The Street. Comcast Violating Net Neutrality Rules? The service is expected to be available in the third quarter to over 50 million ... Read More

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Slain Oklahoma officer was new recruit, aspiring canine cop

Slain Oklahoma officer was new recruit, aspiring canine cop

Kidney said Terney graduated last summer from the police academy. "I'm deeply saddened to hear the news of Tecumseh Police Officer Justin Terney who passed away this morning", the statement reads . It was at that point when Shepard is believed to have opened fire on Officer Turney, shooting him five times . This was a devastating blow to the Tecumseh Police Department . Read More

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Boulder County commissioners warn about effects of proposed federal health care overhaul

Boulder County commissioners warn about effects of proposed federal health care overhaul

In addition, the repeal of a requirement that people buy health insurance is not the same thing as the government taking away their insurance, he said. One plan offered a maternity rider that cost more than $1,600 a month on top of the regular premium. If she had to worry about health care in addition to the aches and pains of aging, life would be very hard, she said. Read More

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Not worth the trade-off? G20 wavers in its stance against protectionism

Not worth the trade-off? G20 wavers in its stance against protectionism

The outcome marked a win for Trump, whose "America First" agenda and anti-globalisation rhetoric has spooked allies. "At some meetings you can not reach all that you want to achieve". "Having said that, we want to re-examine certain agreements". "I understand what the president's (Trump) desire is and his policies, and I negotiated them from here", US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said after the meeting. Read More

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After Electronics Ban, Airlines Promise To Make Flying Great Again

After Electronics Ban, Airlines Promise To Make Flying Great Again

Washington made a decision to ban electronic devices bigger than mobile phones on direct flights to the United States from 10 airports in seven Middle Eastern countries and Turkey. Confining any device to checked baggage would also make it harder for a would-be attacker to trigger it, or to position it to bring the plane down. It followed a similar move in the USA by President Trump, who has outlawed larger electronics from the cabin on flights to the United States originating from the ... Read More

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Hawaii Judge Who Blocked Trump's Revised Travel Ban Receives Threats

Hawaii Judge Who Blocked Trump's Revised Travel Ban Receives Threats

It marked the second time a federal judge ruled against Trump's plans. In the 43-page ruling , Watson concluded that the executive order illegally discriminated against Muslims under the First Amendment of the Constitution. In response, the US Marshals Service increased their patrols and number of officers protecting the judges. The new ban was supposed to take care of some of the legal problems, as it specifically didn't apply to green card and visa holders. Read More

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Wall Street suffers worst day this year

Wall Street suffers worst day this year

Banks benefit from higher interest rates, and their stocks are sensitive to changes in expectations of how quickly the Fed will change rates. This central bank raised key interest rate for the first time this year. Inventors were concerned that the efforts to pass a Republican healthcare bill through the Congress will delay President Trump's pro-economic policies including tax cuts and passing an infrastructure spending bill. Read More

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