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Finance Man arrested over 'Nigerian prince' internet scam in Louisiana
Author: 0 Man arrested over 'Nigerian prince' internet scam in Louisiana

The scheme nets millions of dollars each year, according to the SPD, and is hard to track since numerous participants operate outside of the United States. " Most people laugh at the thought of falling for such a fraud, but law enforcement officials report annual losses of millions of dollars to these schemes ", a police report said.

Finance Michigan's minimum wage set to rise on New Year's Day
Author: 0 Michigan's minimum wage set to rise on New Year's Day

President Barack Obama stumped for a minimum wage hike throughout his second term, but Republicans in Congress blocked Democratic proposals from coming up for a vote. Horrigan said phasing in the increases will be beneficial to businesses as it allows them to adapt. Todd Tranum, the Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce President, expressed his concerns as well.

Finance Golden State Warriors expect Stephen Curry to play vs. Memphis Grizzlies
Author: 0 Golden State Warriors expect Stephen Curry to play vs. Memphis Grizzlies

They have had a couple games where they have been just good enough to win, a couple games where they have looked like the champion-caliber team they are, and a couple games where they just have not cared and lost handily. "The beauty of our team is the assists get spread around if we just share it, but we've got to just make simple passes and plays". "This is who we need to be", he said after the win, just his team's fourth in Conley's absence.

Author: 0 Scotiabank Reiterates $28.00 Price Target for Cabot Oil & Gas Co. (COG)

About 4.76M shares traded. Evans Bancorp, Inc. (EVBN) has risen 66.46% since December 30, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 8.05% the S&P500. In this case performance of tends to percentage rate of return for a stock for a given time frame. The rating was maintained by Citigroup on Thursday, April 7 with "Neutral".

Finance Jack in the Box is Creating the Ultimate Munchie Meal for Stoners
Author: 0 Jack in the Box is Creating the Ultimate Munchie Meal for Stoners

In November 2016, Californians approved Proposition 64, which legalized sales of recreational marijuana for adults starting on January 1. Jack in the Box plans to sell the limited-time offer in partnership with the cannabis lifestlye website Merry Jane , which is backed by rapper and TV game-show host Snoop Dogg .

Finance Here are your public transit options on New Year's Eve
Author: 0 Here are your public transit options on New Year's Eve

If you want to try to nab one of the 1,000 rides, check Major Brands' Facebook and Instagram pages on December 29 for a ride code. This year, for the first time ever, the free service is expanding to the UP Express. A full schedule of New Year's Eve and New Year's Day routes is available here. Service depends on fixed-route service operating in the same area. Regional Rail will run on a regular Sunday schedule but will have a late night service from Center City on the Chestnut Hill East, ...

Author: 0 AT&T's FirstNet enlists all 50 states for first responder network

AT&T will build the FirstNet RAN in "opt-in" states or territories at no cost to each jurisdiction, although local public-safety entities will be responsible for paying subscription costs and end-user device expenses. The Dec. 28 deadline reflects the end of a 90-day period during which states were asked to decide whether they would participate or opt out. FirstNet has not yet delivered final buildout plans to the territories of Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands and American Samoa.

Finance Tim Cook's pay jumps 47pc as Apple beats targets
Author: 0 Tim Cook's pay jumps 47pc as Apple beats targets

Cook's "other" pay included $224,216 in security expenses and $93,109 for personal air travel. The policy was implemented this year "in the interests of security and efficiency based on our global profile and the highly visible nature of Mr.

Finance Asbestos Found in Claire's Kids' Makeup
Author: 0 Asbestos Found in Claire's Kids' Makeup

In order to satisfy her concerns, Warner sent the makeup to an independent laboratory for testing. The mother showed a report that the glitter makeup came back positive for asbestosis after being tested at the Scientific Analytical Institute in Greensboro, N.C., WPRI reports.

Finance Uber's valuation could be significantly slashed after SoftBank deal
Author: 0 Uber's valuation could be significantly slashed after SoftBank deal

The deal will also benefit Uber's employees, drivers and riders, said Chris Sacca, founder and head of Lowercase Capital, a major Uber shareholder that did not sell shares in SoftBank's tender offer. The Uber deal marks the latest massive investment by SoftBank's $93 billion Vision Fund. We have tremendous confidence in Uber's leadership and employees and are excited to support Uber as it continues to reinvent how people and goods are transported around the world.

Finance Apple raises pay for Tim Cook, other top executives
Author: 0 Apple raises pay for Tim Cook, other top executives

Apple's retail chief, Angela Ahrendts , was the highest paid executive, bringing in $24,216,072. Just like Cook, other Apple executives can also use the private jets when required. The company bounced back in 2017, spurred on by impressive Watch sales and the release of three new iPhones ; its stock performance mirrored Cook's compensation increase, running 47 percent since January 1.

Finance Guggenheim Raises Tesla Inc (TSLA) Price Target to $380.00
Author: 0 Guggenheim Raises Tesla Inc (TSLA) Price Target to $380.00

The institutional investor held 15,917 shares of the telecommunications equipment company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $788,000, down from 184,711 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Saturday, August 15 report. The stock of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) has "Underweight" rating given on Wednesday, September 13 by Barclays Capital.

Finance Why Volvo Cars' Chinese Owner Is Betting Big on Volvo Trucks
Author: 0 Why Volvo Cars' Chinese Owner Is Betting Big on Volvo Trucks

By bringing the two Volvos closer together again, Chinese vehicle giant Geely is betting they do. Geely has surprised the automotive world with its resurrection of Volvo Cars since its acquisition of the Swedish carmaker in 2010. Reuters reports that Volvo Cars brought in $1.26 billion in the first three quarters of 2017, compared to just $193 million in 2011, the first full year of Geely's ownership.

Author: 0 Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. Acquires 18843 Shares of Ford Motor (NYSE:F)

The stock increased 0.26% or $0.155 during the last trading session, reaching $58.865. About 419,774 shares traded. Sunworks, Inc. (NASDAQ:SUNW) has declined 25.87% since December 27, 2016 and is downtrending. It dived, as 66 investors sold GM shares while 322 reduced holdings. Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the business.

Finance Customer wins $1 million sold in French Village
Author: 0 Customer wins $1 million sold in French Village

That is the 25th biggest jackpot ever in the US and the largest Powerball jackpot since it climbed to almost $759 million last August. The cash option for the jackpot is about $172 million. Mega Millions drawings take place each Tuesday and Friday evening. There are several factors for the lack of a victor, including fewer players. Odds of winning the jackpot are one in 292.2 million.

Finance Obama most admired man among Americans: Gallup poll
Author: 0 Obama most admired man among Americans: Gallup poll

Gallup said about one-quarter of respondents could not name a man or woman they admire most, roughly similar to last year's share who offered no opinion in response to the question. Other men on the list include Pope Francis, John McCain, Elon Musk, Bernie Sanders, Bill Gates, Mike Pence, and The Dalai Lama. Donald Trump trailed Obama in second place for the men while Michelle Obama was close behind Clinton in second place for the women.

Finance Holidays have passed, but spending season continues
Author: 0 Holidays have passed, but spending season continues

That's showing up in retailer's reports, Perkins noted: Urban Outfitters Dec. 11 filed a 10Q report with the Securities and Exchange Commission that its fourth quarter same-store sales so far were up mid to single digits; American Eagle Outfitters commented that its quarterly-to-date same-store sales through most of November were similarly running up mid-single digits; retail company PVH, which runs the Tommy Hilfiger and Calvin Klein brands, noted a strong start to Holiday shopping season; ...

Author: 0 Check Out the Odds on Ameren Corporation (AEE), QUALCOMM Incorporated (QCOM)

About 3.02M shares traded. Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) has risen 44.43% since December 26, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 11.54% the S&P500. Ratings analysis reveals 42% of Qualcomm Inc .'s analysts are positive. Boeing had 84 analyst reports since August 26, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel.

Finance United Airlines accused of reassigning passenger's first-class seat to politician
Author: 0 United Airlines accused of reassigning passenger's first-class seat to politician

Both were attempting to take a December 18 flight from Houston , Texas, to Washington, D.C. Jackson Lee's seat was upgraded to first class, which United said had nothing to do with her status as a congresswoman. I asked for nothing exceptional or out of the ordinary and received nothing exceptional or out of the ordinary. She said she then observed a "disruption" from someone walking back and forth in the cabin of the plane.

Author: 0 Vanguard Value ETF (VTV) Declines 0.01% for Dec 25

WARNING: "Vanguard Mid-Cap ETF (VO) Shares Bought by Atlantic Trust Group LLC" was published by Week Herald and is the sole property of of Week Herald. The company also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 29th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, December 27th will be issued a dividend of $0.076 per share.

Author: 0 After Christmas, holiday shopping season continues

Those who are not wanting to courageous the crowds in the retail stores will still be able to find great deals online. In 2015, merchandise returns peaked for the year on the day after Christmas, according to a report from The Retail Equation, and steadily continued through the end of January.

Finance US Jet Slides Off Taxiway at Boston Airport
Author: 0 US Jet Slides Off Taxiway at Boston Airport

We just skidded on the ice", the pilot radio to Air Traffic Control after the landing, according to ABC News . "And ended up in a snowbank", said Jerry Hokansan, a passenger from Martha's Vineyard. Crews worked to clear the runways at Logan Airport Christmas Day during the peak of the snowstorm. Normal operations resumed after 11:30 a.m. EST.

Finance Pa. woman shocked by her electric bill
Author: 0 Pa. woman shocked by her electric bill

Horomanski said she is keeping a sense of humor about the situation. Penelec, the utility company, came up with a payment plan where she did not have to pay the full amount until November 2018. I once lived in an illegal apartment in Brooklyn where the landlord divvied up one electric bill among the tenants, allegedly to mitigate suspicion from The Authorities.

Finance Amazon Reports Biggest Holiday Season Ever
Author: 0 Amazon Reports Biggest Holiday Season Ever

Customers bought more than 1 billion items across the world fromThanksgiving through Cyber Monday, Amazon said in a press release . However, the company has never announced how many Prime members it has; as of September 2017, Amazon Prime had about 90 million USA members (up 38%), according to estimates by Consumer Intelligence Research Partners.

Author: 0 Devon Energy Corporation (NYSE:DVN) Short Interest Decreased By 9.01%

It has outperformed by 38.56% the S&P500. In other Devon Energy news, EVP Lyndon C. Taylor sold 12,798 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Thursday, December 14th. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Tuesday, October 10 by BMO Capital Markets. The firm has "Sell" rating by Zacks given on Wednesday, September 2. The company was upgraded on Monday, May 8 by Wells Fargo.

Finance Florida State refutes report that team isn't bowl eligible
Author: 0 Florida State refutes report that team isn't bowl eligible

A Reddit College Football investigation discovered that the Seminoles' win over FCS opponent Delaware State did not meet the NCAA requirements to qualify as a win toward bowl eligibility. Reddit calculated Delaware State's percentage at 87.008 percent of the permissible maximum number of 63 scholarships, which would have resulted in Florida State not being able to claim that victory for bowl eligibility through Exception 18.7.2.1.1.

Finance Salvation Army delivers Christmas meals
Author: 0 Salvation Army delivers Christmas meals

The event is an aim to "serve the voiceless of our society and provide a Christmas for those who don't have anywhere to go", NAN's president, the Rev. "We get a lot of foreign currency". Tourists and other families would come down for the barbecue with a plate of food to share or armed with good conversation, Birch said.

Finance Christmas chaos: busiest shopping day of the year hits Maritimes
Author: 0 Christmas chaos: busiest shopping day of the year hits Maritimes

An employee at the mall said it has been packed this week and didnt have time to get her own shopping done until now. Shoppers have compared today to Black Friday, they say the crowds are a lot less pushy and store shelves are bare. We asked people why they did or did not decide to make last minute purchases. "So I don't know what to really buy him, so I'm buying for myself". As for the true last-minute shopper, that's a rare bird.

Finance Powerball numbers: Did you win Saturday's $300 million lottery jackpot?
Author: 0 Powerball numbers: Did you win Saturday's $300 million lottery jackpot?

Two tickets won $50,000 during Saturday's Powerball drawing in Louisiana, including one that was purchased in Acadiana. The next drawing is Friday night. on Mondays and Thursdays. In August 2012, Donald Lawson of Lapeer won a $337-million Powerball jackpot. A winning $2 Mega Millions ticket could be cashed in for the cash option of $155 million, or one immediate payment, followed by 29 annual graduated payments.

Finance Indore T20I: Lanka win toss, ask `unchanged` India to bat first
Author: 0 Indore T20I: Lanka win toss, ask `unchanged` India to bat first

MS Dhoni was promoted up the order and with two sixes and two fours very early in the innings, India seemed set to scale the highest ever total in T20Is. The Lankans were showing some much needed fight. 1- He becomes the first Indian player to hit 10 or more sixes in both an ODI and a T20I match. After putting up 109 run stand, Tharanga was finally dismissed for 47 runs caught and bowled by Yuzvendra Chahal.

Finance Judge dismisses foreign payments suit against Trump
Author: 0 Judge dismisses foreign payments suit against Trump

Judge George B. Daniels dismissed the case on "lack of standing", agreeing with Trump's lawyers' argument that the claims do not fall within the interests of the Emoluments Clause , and should be resolved through the "political process", according to the ruling.

Author: 0 Prominent Runners: AT&T, Inc. (T), Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (SIRI)

Dynamic Capital Mngmt owns 0.35% invested in Sirius XM Holdings Inc. Telsey Advisory Group maintained Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (SIRI) stock was most active stock of Wall Street Market on Wednesday. Pivotal Research restated a buy rating and set a $6.80 price target (up previously from $6.25) on shares of Sirius XM in a report on Wednesday, October 25th.

Finance EPS for Chevron Corporation (CVX) Expected At $1.19
Author: 0 EPS for Chevron Corporation (CVX) Expected At $1.19

The stock increased 1.45% or $0.23 during the last trading session, reaching $16.13. About 3.69M shares traded. It is down 0.00% since December 22, 2016 and is. The company was upgraded on Monday, August 24 by Bank of America. The company was maintained on Thursday, July 6 by RBC Capital Markets. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.95 in Q3 2017.

Finance Bitcoin hunch sees trades suspended on sure exchanges
Author: 0 Bitcoin hunch sees trades suspended on sure exchanges

The records show the proposed rule changes were filed with the SEC between December 15 and December 19. Like other ETFs, investors in the ProShares Bitcoin ETF would reap benefits when the value of futures contracts climbs. According to coinmarketcap.com, an online platform tracking the performance of cryptocurrencies, the total market capitalization of bitcoin reached Dollars 320 billion in the third week of December 2017.

Finance Gujarat: Independent MLA declares support to BJP
Author: 0 Gujarat: Independent MLA declares support to BJP

The Delhi Congress on Friday held a protest march towards Parliament House seeking an apology from the BJP to the nation for spreading "unfounded allegations" regarding 2G allocation on the basis of "gossips and rumours" as the court "could not find even an iota of evidence of corruption in the case".

Finance Female Kicker Makes History in Texas High School Championship Game
Author: 0 Female Kicker Makes History in Texas High School Championship Game

It was a routine kicking performance for K-Lani Nava on Wednesday as she booted nine extra points for Strawn School in a 78-42 win . Coming into the game, Nava was warned by head coach Dewaine Lee that if she missed her first kick of the game that would be it for her and she wouldn't get another shot.