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Economia

Although the company's total revenue increased 2.7% year-over-year, higher operating costs contributed to lower earnings. Finally, Morgan Stanley lowered shares of United Continental Holdings from an "overweight" rating to an "equal weight" rating and lifted their target price for the company from $72.00 to $73.00 in a research note on Thursday, January 5th.
  • Frozen Four is Buffalo Bound

    Frozen Four is Buffalo Bound

    Economia

    The NCAA announced its championship sites for 2019-2022 on Tuesday. Although their bid to keep the First Four in the Gem City, UD Arena was not chosen to as a host site for the first and second rounds this time around. "They respect our city and the fact that we have done a great job the three other times that we have hosted really is a medal of honor for our city".
  • Penn State to host several NCAA championships

    Penn State to host several NCAA championships

    Economia

    The PPL Center will provide a fun tournament atmosphere for the NCAA men's hockey regionals in Allentown. The NCAA also announced Tuesday that Boston's TD Garden will be the site of the 2022 Frozen Four, featuring the men's hockey national semifinals and championship game.
  • Euro benefits from weak dollar, sterling close to 6-month high

    Economia

    The New Zealand dollar fell to a seven-and-a-half-month low against the British pound after UK Prime Minister Theresa May called a snap election to seek a stronger mandate to negotiate her country's exit from the European Union. Sterling shook off early weakness to rise 2.7 percent against the dollar to $1.2904, its highest level since early October. Investors are also concerned that the recent flaring of geopolitical tensions has shifted focus away from expected business-friendly reforms in ...
  • Pinnacle Associates Ltd. Sells 1173 Shares of Microsoft Co. (MSFT)

    Pinnacle Associates Ltd. Sells 1173 Shares of Microsoft Co. (MSFT)

    Economia

    They expect $0.70 EPS, up 12.90% or $0.08 from last year's $0.62 per share. Microsoft accounts for 1.0% of Pinnacle Associates Ltd.'s portfolio, making the stock its 21st largest position. Now it is offering a dividend yield of 2.38% and a 5 year dividend growth rate of 16.78%. The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, June 8th.
  • Atlantia: Mion, molto positiva l'alleanza con Abertis

    Atlantia: Mion, molto positiva l'alleanza con Abertis

    Economia

    Atlantia è interessata a valutare "progetti comuni" con la spagnola Abertis. Lo precisa una nota del gruppo italiano, in riferimento alle "recenti notizie di mercato riguardanti una eventuale operazione tra Atlantia e Abertis Infraestucturas".
  • 'Worst is over' for Wells Fargo stock, analyst says

    Economia

    Tolstedt ". The influential Institutional Shareholder Services firm that advises big shareholders has said that Wells Fargo investors should vote against retaining all 12 of the 15 members who were on the board during the scandal. Since then, several states began breaking ties with the bank, which saw a hit to its mortgage referral business. Last year, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ( CFPB ) fined Wells Fargo $ 185 million , including a $100 million penalty the bank will ...
  • No-one will be fired over passenger dragging incident, says United Airlines boss

    Economia

    Company executives have, however, said it is too soon to know if the incident is hurting ticket sales. It is not clear whether United oversold Flight 3411, but the flight became overbooked when four Republic Airline employees showed up after passengers had boarded and demanded seats so they could commute to their next assignment, a United Express flight the next morning.
  • Syrian opposition welcomes U.S. strike on army airbase

    Economia

    American officials had predicted that the missile strike would result in a major shift in Assad's calculus, but the US attack appeared to be symbolic in reality. Moscow has sought to deflect blame from its long-time ally al-Assad over the incident and says Syrian jets struck a rebel arms depot where "toxic substances" were being put inside bombs.
  • Petsmart Adopts Pet Supplies Site Chewy.com

    Petsmart Adopts Pet Supplies Site Chewy.com

    Economia

    And the retailer reportedly is paying handsomely for it. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed, but the technology publication Recode , citing multiple unnamed sources, reported that the deal is valued at $3.35 billion . The company had been on a steep upward trajectory. The acquisition is expected to close by the end of PetSmart's second fiscal quarter of 2017. And despite its latest online ambitions, it expects to open 100 more stores this year.
  • Malaysia Airlines becomes first to track planes with satellites

    Malaysia Airlines becomes first to track planes with satellites

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    The carrier has suffered from a couple of tragedies in recent years, such as the disappearance of Flight MH370 in March 2014 and the flight MH17 crash in July of the same year, and now the company is seeking to monitor its planes in areas where there is currently no surveillance.