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Could there be a bidding war for Whole Foods?

Amazon is once again shaking up the retail sector, with the announcement Friday it will acquire upscale USA grocer Whole Foods Market , known for its pricey organic options, in a deal that underscores the online giant's growing influence in the economy. Read More »

Whole Foods CEO calls deal with Amazon 'whirlwind courtship'

Some Wall Street analysts are starting to wonder whether another retailer will come up with a higher offer and start a bidding war. In this May 3, 2017, photo, people stand outside a Whole Foods Market in Upper Saint Clair, Pa. "It appears there is some money being left on the table", he wrote. Shares of dozens of supermarkets, food producers, payment processors and shopping malls collectively lost at least $35 billion in U.S. Read More »

PARIS AIRSHOW: Boeing, GECAS announce order for 20 737 MAX 10

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Spirit in Wichita manufactures 70 percent of the 737 Max, including its fuselage. McAllister said the 737 MAX 10 would "the most efficient single-aisle airplane in the skies". "Our intention to purchase the 737 MAX reflects the strong customer feedback we have received", said Wang Yanjun, President of Tibet Financial Leasing. Read More »

Steve Scalise tweets message 4 days after being shot

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The bullet entered Scalise's left hip and tore across his pelvis, cracking bones and injuring organs and blood vessels. So Young Pak, director of media relations at MedStar Washington Hospital Center where Scalise is being treated, gave no additional details about his condition. Read More »

Britain, EU launch Brexit talks in Brussels

But the government still wants to negotiate its future trade relationship with the European Union "alongside" talks on the terms for Brexit. Davis said both sides were "off to a promising start" even though the challenges ahead were daunting. Read More »

Hard work begins Monday, says Brexit minister

Since the vote , finance minister Philip Hammond has renewed his calls for a business-friendly Brexit deal. The Conservatives now have only 317 MPs in the 650-seat House of Commons and need the support of the DUP's 10 MPs to command a razor-thin majority . Read More »

Stock Soaring to a Recent High: Blackstone Mortgage Trust, Inc. (NYSE:BXMT)

The firm has "Neutral" rating by Bank of America given on Thursday, December 15. The stock has "Mkt Perform" rating by JMP Securities on Thursday, February 16. Skylands Capital Limited Company has 63,950 shares for 0.64% of their portfolio. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Sys stated it has 14,062 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Read More »

So it begins: Britain kicks off Brexit negotiations with European Union

EU Chief Brexit Negotiator Michel Barnier , right, and British Secretary of State David Davis , second left, participate with their teams in a round table meeting at EU headquarters in Brussels on Monday, June 19 , 2017. The move backfired, May lost her Conservative majority in the vote and has been fending off critics of her leadership ever since. "Our aim is to have one week of negotiations every month", said Barnier that further described the break-down of talks to into three ... Read More »

2 deputies injured in courthouse shooting; suspect dies

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Two Coffee County deputies were injured in courthouse shooting and are now undergoing medical treatment. One officer was shot and a second officer was shot and bitten by an inmate during a struggle over a weapon at the Coffee County Courthouse. Read More »

Duke Realty Corporation (DRE) Stake Cut by Level Four Advisory Services LLC

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Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Duke Realty Corporation from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Thursday, April 6th. Receive Duke Realty Corporation News & Ratings Via Email - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for Duke Realty Corporation with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter . Read More »

Whole Foods CEO says brand's standards intact under Amazon

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But Parikh added that activist investors have a stake in Whole Foods . "The conventional grocery store should feel threatened and incapable of responding", Wedbush Securities analyst Michael Pachter said. Barclays analyst Karen Short wrote in a report that she "would not be surprised" if other companies make offers for Whole Foods . The investigation will include whether the Company's Board of Directors and executives failed to comply with their fiduciary duties to the Company and its ... Read More »

Boeing Announces New 737 Max Jetliner at Paris Air Show

Airbus says it isn't anxious about the new offering from rival Boeing as it announced 100 new orders for its A320 aircraft. The launch is expected to be backed by low-priced operators Lion Air of Indonesia and India's Spicejet . While demand for passenger jets may be faltering, there are signs interest in military aircraft is picking up after years in the doldrums due to budget cuts and weak economic growth. Read More »

Australia's 'Big Four' banks face credit rate downgrade

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The Australian government has taken steps in recent months to cool the red-hot property market amid concerns that speculation in housing could ultimately hurt consumers, banks and the economy. However, the analysts said there was still a risk that S&P would downgrade the major banks due to a sovereign ratings downgrade or a reduction in government support, which could lift long-term funding costs by 10 basis points. Read More »

Stock Showing Surging Activity: Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Inc. (MDRX)

The SI to Allscripts Healthcare Solutions's float is 11.56%. (NASDAQ:MDRX) stock went up with a prior 52-week high of $15.17.During the session shares traded on above-average volume. The scale runs from 1 to 5 with 1 recommending Strong Buy and 5 recommending a Strong Sell. Therefore 50% are positive. The stock has "Buy" rating by Argus Research on Monday, August 24. Read More »

Kohli, Dhawan, Bhuvneshwar in Team of ICC Champions Trophy

Pakistan , who were never really given much of a chance in the tournament, came back from the brink of crashing out in the Group stage itself, as they were down 162 for seven in their third group stage game against Sri Lanka , with 75 runs left to win. Read More »

EPS for United Continental Holdings Inc (UAL) Expected At $2.17

Cerner Corporation (NASDAQ:CERN) has risen 19.54% since June 19, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 55.06% the S&P500. United Contl Hldgs Inc now has $23.93B valuation. The Company transports people and cargo through its mainline operations. The stock has a market capitalization of $24.16 billion, a P/E ratio of 12.204 and a beta of 0.98. Read More »

Unitedhealth Group INC (UNH) Holding Has Boosted by Mu Investments

Busey Trust Company sold 2,037 shares as Unitedhealth Group Inc (UNH)'s stock rose 9.50%. Insiders sold a total of 30,378 shares of company stock valued at $5,285,052 in the last quarter. raised its position in shares of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) by 711.0% during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. Read More »

SBI launches share sale to raise Rs 11000 cr

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The bank is selling new shares in a price range of 275.76 rupees to 287.25 rupees a share in the biggest ever Qualified Institutional Placement (QIP), according to a deal term sheet. SBI's market share under the same has increased to 29 per cent, the official said. SBI has so far raised over Rs30,000 crore from government contributions and qualified institutional placement of shares over the last three years. Read More »

And so it begins: Brexit talks to focus 1st on orderly exit

In the wake of atrocities in London Bridge and Manchester, Prime Minister Theresa May has urged social media companies such as Google, Facebook and Twitter to take down terrorist content, agreeing measures with G7 leaders in April and a new plan with French President Emmanuel Macron last week. Read More »

Alyssa Milano $10M Manager Lawsuit Like Hollywood Script

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Milano also claimed that she and husband David Bugliari spent nearly $5 million on a home remodel for a house worth $3 million due to Hellie's poor oversight, and also racked up more than $375,000 in fines for building code violations, according to Variety . Read More »

Kimberly-Clark Corporation (KMB) Stake Lowered by WealthTrust Fairport LLC

On Wednesday, October 26 the stock rating was downgraded by CLSA to "Underperform". The stock rose 1.28% or $1.67 reaching $131.88. About 329,771 shares traded. As per Thursday, October 22, the company rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank. The stock presently has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of $133.69. Read More »

Corcept Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:CORT) Shifting Institutional Investors Sentiment

The Lsv Asset Management holds 1.06 million shares with $94.43 million value, up from 472,565 last quarter. Genworth Financial Inc (NYSE:GNW) has risen 3.41% since June 15, 2016 and is uptrending. On the other hand Corcept Therapeutics (NASDAQ:CORT) has Relative Strength Index (RSI 14) of 43.69 along with Average True Range (ATR 14) of 0.57. Qs Invsts Lc reported 0.01% stake. Read More »

Factors to Note Before Buying Diamondback Energy, Inc. (FANG)

About 106,832 shares traded. Syntel, Inc. (NASDAQ:SYNT) has declined 32.64% since June 19, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 71.10% the S&P500. (NASDAQ:SYNT) shares were bought by Reddy Murlidhar. Investors sentiment increased to 1.75 in 2016 Q4. A number of other large investors have also modified their holdings of FANG . Read More »