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Fresh from fending off Kraft, Unilever to review strategy

The stock is a Buy among 14 brokerage firms polled by Factset Research. TCI Wealth Advisors Inc. now owns 2,267 shares of the company's stock valued at $203,000 after buying an additional 20 shares during the last quarter. The year ago sales the company reported in the same quarter is 4.75 Billion. Popeye's approximately 2,600 locations and $3 billion in system-wide sales compares to nearly 16,000 and $18 billion for Burger King and 4,500 and $6.5 billion for Tim Horton's. Read More

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Analysts Review: Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen Inc (NASDAQ:PLKI)

In the last Quarter, Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, Inc. The average estimate of six analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 46 cents per share. Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen Inc (NASDAQ: PLKI)'s distance from 20 day simple moving average is 22.03% whereas its distance from 50 day simple moving average is 25.55% along with 37.37% distance from 200 day simple moving average. Read More

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Israeli military response to Sinai rocket attacks impossible: former intelligence official

No one was injured and no damage was caused by the missiles, the army said. In a statement on social media, the group said it had fired two Katyusha rockets at "southern Palestine", according to the Walla news site. "Like always, the special forces of Lichtenstein probably took out a few terrorists from Daesh in Sinai", Lieberman joked, using the Arabic name for the Islamic State. Read More

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Unilever rejects Kraft Heinz takeover bid, shares spike

Unilever rejects Kraft Heinz takeover bid, shares spike

Shares of Unilever (UL) listed in the United States were trading sharply higher in pre-market trade on Friday after Kraft Heinz (KHC) confirmed it had made a bid to acquire the company. " Unilever would expand Kraft Heinz's CPG footprint beyond food in a major way in a single strategic acquisition", Stone points out. The Kraft Heinz Company has a one year low of $71.02 and a one year high of $91.30. Read More

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Verizon reaches tentative agreement to lower price of Yahoo deal

Both companies say the revised takeover deal will include a provision that Verizon and Yahoo! share the liability for the legal fallout in the case. More than 500 million accounts were affected. Yahoo Chief Executive Marissa Mayer may soon be breathing a sigh of relief. Meanwhile, Yahoo is subject to a class action lawsuit filed in January accusing management of making "materially false and misleading statements", and failing to disclose Yahoo had not encrypted its users information. Read More

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Report says more than 1900 bridges in OH are 'structurally deficient'

Department of Transportation. More than 50 Interstate bridges in CT remain structurally deficient, according to a new study, of almost 340 statewide crossed by vehicles 4.7 million times daily. The Colorado Department of Transportation has lofty goals for not just bridge fix, but roadway updates on major highways, so it's not yet clear in what order the bridge fix will be tackled. Read More

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India's Consumer Inflation Drops to 5-Year Low

India's Consumer Inflation Drops to 5-Year Low

Retail inflation cooled to five-year low in January on the back of sliding vegetable and food prices but the lurking price pressure may prompt the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to maintain a wait-and-watch policy on interest rate for now. India's inflation slowed slightly more than expected in January, data from the Central Statistics Office revealed Monday. Howard Archer, chief United Kingdom economist at forecaster IHS Global Insight, said: 'Inflation is expected to have been lifted in ... Read More

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China's exports and imports surge

China's exports and imports surge

Capital Economics China economist Julian Evans-Pritchard said while seasonal factors, including the impact of the Lunar New Year holiday, played a large part in the results, underlying demand appears to have strengthened. Exports of machinery and electronics rose more than 16 percent in January, and accounted for more than half of the country's total exports. Natural gas imports to China rose to 5.83 million tonnes, up 12 percent from a year ago, the data showed. Read More

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For Trump, it's not terrorism if the victim is Muslim

For Trump, it's not terrorism if the victim is Muslim

Nine other domestic attacks in were listed , including one that injured 31 people when an improvised bomb exploded on 23rd Street in Manhattan. Trump did not specify any particular incidents that had been omitted from coverage. High profile attacks that received massive amounts of media coverage . However, US officials claimed that "most" of the attacks were not adequately reported by Western media outlets, CNN reported. Read More

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Active Stock: Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc.'s (FOXA)

RI's holdings in Twenty-First Century Fox were worth $223,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Wells Fargo analysts disclosed their opinion on Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc . In the prior 12 months Twenty-First Century Fox Inc's stock price has increased by 0% from 0.00 to 31.06. Total revenue at the company was up 4.2% to end the quarter at $7.68 billion. Read More

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OWASA Water Safe, Operations Normal

OWASA Water Safe, Operations Normal

Then there was a major water main break Friday morning on the northeast side of Chapel Hill near Dobbins Drive, and officials say the alternative water supply was able to keep up with demand. The problem began Thursday when an excess amount of fluoride was introduced to water at a treatment plant. "However, we encourage our residents to continue to practice water conservation strategies until OWASA's storage has been replenished to normal levels". Read More

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Homeland Security chief wants border wall built in two years

Homeland Security chief wants border wall built in two years

While questions have swirled around how exactly this project will be accomplished, Trump made the wall's construction the subject of one of his first executive orders, as he says construction will begin within months. Kelly said. After an worldwide backlash caused by President Trump barring travel into the United States from seven majority-Muslim countries, General Kelly defended his boss. Read More

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US Fed keeps rates unchanged, still expects only 'gradual' rate hikes

Monetary policymakers in Washington DC thus kept the range for the Fed funds rate at between 0.50% and 0.75%, as expected. Overall, it is expected to rise to 2% over the medium term. What's more, even though inflation has picked up recently, most economists don't see a threat of runaway prices, thanks to inflation-restraining forces that include the strong dollar, moderate global growth and commodity prices. Read More

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Oppo A57, selfie-focussed smartphone, launched in India for Rs. 14990

Oppo A57, selfie-focussed smartphone, launched in India for Rs. 14990

In China, it is available in Rose Gold and Gold colour variants. The Oppo A57 is roomy enough with its 5.2-inch display screen, but it might disappoint a little thanks to its HD resolution. There are also few other sensors including E-compass, Distance sensor, Light sensor and a G-sensor. The OPPO A57 is OPPO's budget smartphone for the Indian smartphone market and it is made out of metal. Read More

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100th Anniversary of Girl Scout cookies

100th Anniversary of Girl Scout cookies

Here's some trivia. While Girl Scouts did not invent s'mores, Girl Scouts of the U.S. was the first to publish the iconic recipe under the name "Some More" in a 1925 issue of Girl Scout Leader magazine, and then as a "somemores" in an official 1927 Girl Scouts publication. Read More

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What to Watch When Alphabet Releases Earnings

At the same time, Cantor Fitzgerald analyst Youssef Squali said Alphabet delivered another strong quarter, reflecting solid advertiser demand for the company's mobile search, Youtube and programmatic products. Furthermore paid clicks, or clicks on Google ads, surged more than 35%, in contrast with a 33% rise in the third quarter. Paid clicks on Google websites jumped 43 from a year ago and 23 percent from previous quarter. Read More

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Trump and May cosy up in UK-US meeting

Trump and May cosy up in UK-US meeting

President, I think you said , confirmed that you're 100% behind North Atlantic Treaty Organisation", she said, turning toward Trump to emphasize the point before promising to do her part in making sure other countries pay more into North Atlantic Treaty Organisation "so that the burden is more fairly shared". Read More

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AUDUSD Nosedives After Australia's Inflation News

AUDUSD Nosedives After Australia's Inflation News

She puts the odds of a in line outcome at 35%, with the prospect of a undershoot in core CPI - as was the case in the March quarter previous year which led the RBA to cut interest rates twice over the following three months - at just 5%. "But we think a rate cut is likely in May, following the next set of inflation data". Dragging the index down was a 2.6 per cent fall in the prices of worldwide holiday travel and accommodation in the quarter, a 5.1 per cent fall in the price of clothing ... Read More

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Trump ready to start NAFTA renegotiation with Mexico, Canada

Trump ready to start NAFTA renegotiation with Mexico, Canada

Trump has repeatedly called for better trade deals with other countries, accusing the existing system of hurting domestic jobs by incentivizing companies to outsource for cheaper labor. While proponents say the deal has many benefits, including providing Americans with lower-cost consumer products, critics said it has contributed to a loss of USA manufacturing jobs. Read More

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Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd (NYSEMKT:NAK) & Opko Health Inc

Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd (NYSEMKT:NAK) & Opko Health Inc

Currently, the stock has a 1 Year Price Target of $5.94. The stock touched its high share price of $2.96 on Jan 23, 2017 and the stock also touched its Lowest price in the last 52-weeks of trading on Jan 29, 2016 as $0.25. Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. (NYSE:NAK) shares moved to $2.96 after starting the day at $2.78 on Monday. Finally comes the ratings part in which the POT was evaluated with 4 analysts of WSJ going for Buy ratings in previous quarter, while at present 4 analysts gave Buy ... Read More

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China's Growth Edges up but 2016 Weakest Year Since 1990

China's Growth Edges up but 2016 Weakest Year Since 1990

China's economy grew 6.7 percent year on year in 2016, a slowdown from the 6.9-percent growth registered in 2015, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) data showed Friday. Guo Lei, senior macroeconomy analyst with GF Securities, wrote in a research note: "The cooling property market will put pressure on the industry sector starting from the second quarter of this year". Read More

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