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Business Two of Buffett's Successor Candidates Join Berkshire's Board
Author: 0 Two of Buffett's Successor Candidates Join Berkshire's Board

Bitcoin was down around 3 percent at $13,981.53. Abel and Jain are both long-time contenders to succeed Buffett, whose five-decade tenure running the company helped him amass a fortune. Berkshire has more than 90 operating units including the BNSF railroad, Geico auto insurance, Dairy Queen ice cream, Fruit of the Loom underwear, See's sweets, and a variety of industrial and chemical operations.

Business Tesla begins manufacturing solar roof tiles
Author: 0 Tesla begins manufacturing solar roof tiles

Additionally, the company started surveying the homes of customers, who made an advance payment of $1,000 past year, for booking Tesla's solar roof tiles. But like numerous Tesla products, the tiles encountered some production hiccups. Instead of doing door-to-door sales for its solar roof, Tesla is moving its solar roofing sales into its EV auto stores.

Business Sainsbury's profits boosted by Christmas trading
Author: 0 Sainsbury's profits boosted by Christmas trading

Sainsbury's has upgraded its profit outlook after reporting a 1.1% rise in like-for-like sales over the Christmas period. " Sainsbury's delivered a decent set of Christmas numbers with like-for-like sales growth a shade ahead of market expectations, but it still seems to be underperforming competitors in terms of sales growth in its core business", Neil Wilson, a senior market analyst at ETX Capital, told City A.M., adding that "pressures remain and management stuck to the now de rigueur ...

Business Cabinet permits foreign investment of upto 49% in Air India
Author: 0 Cabinet permits foreign investment of upto 49% in Air India

India's Cabinet Wednesday approved 100-percent foreign direct investment (FDI) in single-brand retail via automatic route to boost economic growth, sources said. Beyond that limit, an approval from the government is required. "Foreign airlines allowed to invest up to 49 per cent under approval route in Air India", the statement said.

Business Fed's Bostic says three rate hikes in 2018 may be too much
Author: 0 Fed's Bostic says three rate hikes in 2018 may be too much

That has been the lodestar of monetary policy in the United States for the past 40 years. Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke predicted that the central bank's new leadership will study alternate regimes for monetary policy over the next year to 18 months.

Business Sydney Trains issued with please explain over network meltdown
Author: 0 Sydney Trains issued with please explain over network meltdown

The NSW transport minister has apologised to Sydney commuters and admits the train network has been a "mess" over the past two days. Scheduled trackwork buses are still operating between Hornsby and Gordon . More train drivers are also being recruited, he said. Back in November , unions warned that changes to timetables would result in long delays, and here we are.

Business Cruise Ship Sails into winter storm
Author: 0 Cruise Ship Sails into winter storm

Videos taken by passengers and shared on social media show the ship listing as waves churned outside, heavy rain and wind whipped at the windows, and water flooded into carpeted hallways and staircases. Travelers described seasickness, glasses falling from shelves and water leaking from the ceiling and into staterooms as the ship passed through the storm for two days.

Author: 0 Investment House LLC Grows Stake in Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO)

The company has market cap of $363.14 million. The institutional investor held 522,725 shares of the oil & gas production company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $23.94 million, up from 431,330 at the end of the previous reported quarter. The rating was maintained by Bernstein with "Buy" on Wednesday, June 21. The firm has "Outperform" rating given on Thursday, February 16 by RBC Capital Markets.

Author: 0 Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI) - Tech Stock Roundup

About 2.56M shares traded. Activision Blizzard, Inc . ( ATVI ) is intriguing when broken down to its core data. (UPS) by 62.17% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. The stock has "Buy" rating by Benchmark on Friday, February 3. Therefore 83% are positive. Analysts reported that the Price Target for Activision Blizzard, Inc .

Business Institutional Portfolio Favorite in Spotlight: Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO)
Author: 0 Institutional Portfolio Favorite in Spotlight: Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO)

The company's market cap is $15.46 Billion, and the average volume is $12.18 Million. Closing price generally refers to the last price at which a stock trades during a regular trading session. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.91 in Q3 2017. This represents a $0.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.12%. It fall, as 52 investors sold MPC shares while 292 reduced holdings.

Business Ford offers its first diesel for the F-150
Author: 0 Ford offers its first diesel for the F-150

These reinforcements lower peak output by 4 hp and 3 lb-ft relative to the Land Rover Discovery variant, which makes 254 hp at 3,750 rpm (500 rpm higher than the Ford engine's peak) and 443 lb-ft at 1,750 rpm (same as Ford's). The unique cooling system helps keep the engine operating at maximum efficiency even in harsh conditions. "We know that competing diesels with electric cooling fans have to dial back on power under extreme heat and altitude, so we decided on a viscous-controlled ...

Business Investors Sell Target (TGT) on Strength (TGT)
Author: 0 Investors Sell Target (TGT) on Strength (TGT)

Finally, Moffett Nathanson began coverage on Target in a report on Monday, December 4th. Telsey Advisory Group boosted their target price on shares of Target from $58.00 to $65.00 and gave the company an "outperform" rating in a research note on Wednesday, January 3rd.

Business Plastic microbeads are now banned in the UK
Author: 0 Plastic microbeads are now banned in the UK

The cross-party Environmental Audit Committee, chaired by Labour MP for Wakefield Mary Creagh, first called for a ban in August 2016 after it found as much as 86 tonnes of microplastics are released into the environment every year in the United Kingdom from facial exfoliates alone.

Author: 0 Choosing Between GGP Inc. (GGP) and SL Green Realty Corp. (SLG)

SL Green Realty Corp. (NASDAQ:BBBY) has declined 16.34% since January 9, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 48.43% the S&P500. Therefore 40% are positive. The firm has "Equalweight" rating given on Tuesday, July 19 by Barclays Capital. Boenning & Scattergood initiated the shares of KIM in report on Tuesday, June 28 with "Neutral" rating.

Business New York Democrat Accused of Stealing $25000 in Hurricane Sandy Money
Author: 0 New York Democrat Accused of Stealing $25000 in Hurricane Sandy Money

From 2012 and 2016, Harris defrauded various government agencies, including the City Council, the city's Department of Youth and Community Development, FEMA, U.S. If convicted, she faces 30 years in prison on one of the FEMA charges , 20 years on each wire fraud, conspiracy, witness tampering or obstruction of justice charges and five years on each bankruptcy fraud and false statement charges.

Author: 0 Discovery Channel Tells Employees It Is Moving Headquarters to NYC

The new company headquarters will be in NY, according to the memo. Huge murals advertising Shark Week were installed on the building for years. "We have made the decision to move our global headquarters to New York City". Leggett says the county and state both made a substantial proposal created to accommodate Discovery. Montgomery County and the state of Maryland contributed to the renovations, Maryland through a conditional loan.

Business Kodak launches its own cryptocurrency
Author: 0 Kodak launches its own cryptocurrency

Today Kodak and WENN Digital, in a licensing partnership , announced the launch of the KODAKOne image rights management platform and KODAKCoin, a photo-centric cryptocurrency to empower photographers and agencies to take greater control in image rights management.