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Business United Kingdom government pledges £61m to fight plastic waste in Commonwealth countries
Author: 0 United Kingdom government pledges £61m to fight plastic waste in Commonwealth countries

Four other countries have already joined the United Kingdom in the Commonwealth Clean Oceans Alliance: New Zealand, Sri Lanka, Vanuatu and Ghana. The ministry has notified the Plastic Waste Management (Amendment) Rules, 2018, which specifies phasing out of those multi-layered plastics (MLPs) that are "non-recyclable, non-energy recoverable or with no alternate use", an official statement said.

Business United States and UK warn that Russian Federation has been hacking routers worldwide
Author: 0 United States and UK warn that Russian Federation has been hacking routers worldwide

The hackers are using compromised routers to conduct man-in-the-middle attacks to support cyber espionage, steal intellectual property and maintain persistent access in victim networks for use in additional campaigns. The warning on Monday came from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Britain's National Cyber Security Center.

Author: 0 Wedgewood Partners Inc. Has $100.43 Million Holdings in Celgene (CELG)

About 563,089 shares traded. Banque Pictet & Cie has 1.59% invested in Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ: CELG ). It has underperformed by 42.83% the S&P500. Envestnet Asset Incorporated reported 173,549 shares. American National Ins Tx holds 86,545 shares or 0.45% of its portfolio. 57,310 were reported by Comm Of Vermont.

Business Arsenal slip up in EPL as Newcastle come from behind for victory
Author: 0 Arsenal slip up in EPL as Newcastle come from behind for victory

Manager Arsene Wenger made a host of changes from the side that successfully engineered a place in the semi-finals of the Europa League on Thursday. Realistically, Arsenal already had no chance of making the top four and Wenger had been prioritising their Europa League campaign for several weeks.

Business Apple (AAPL) Position Increased by Lockheed Martin Investment Management Co
Author: 0 Apple (AAPL) Position Increased by Lockheed Martin Investment Management Co

It has underperformed by 11.48% the S&P500. Private Vista LLC purchased a new stake in Apple during the second quarter valued at about $122,000. The stock increased 0.37% or $0.65 during the last trading session, reaching $175.38. First Long Island Investors Ltd stated it has 2.41% in Apple Inc . Want to see what other hedge funds are holding AAPL? Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc reported 124,267 shares.

Business From April 15-16 SpankChain (SPANK) has fell more than -3.63%
Author: 0 From April 15-16 SpankChain (SPANK) has fell more than -3.63%

Its down -90.54% in the last 100 days since when traded at $90.48 and the annual trend is up. NEO (NEO) traded 5% lower against the dollar and now trades at $65.67 or 0.00820165 BTC . According to CryptoCompare, "EthereumGold is an Ethereum clone". SpankChain plans to create the SpankChain camsite where users could join to public shows.

Author: 0 Analysts See $0.60 EPS for Freeport-McMoRan Inc

About 68.98M shares traded. (NYSE:SC) has risen 23.52% since April 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 12.47% the S&P500. Korea Investment Corp decreased its stake in Freeport ( FCX ) by 3.21% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC.

Business Concord responds to CBS News' '60 Minutes' report on Allegiant Air safety
Author: 0 Concord responds to CBS News' '60 Minutes' report on Allegiant Air safety

The airline is popular in the Quad Cities, it offers nonstop, discounted flights between Moline and places like Phoenix, Orlando, Clearwater/St. Petersburg and Las Vegas. The report alleges a lot of the problems come from a plane called the MD80, a twin engine jet built by Mcdonnell Douglas. The average age of its fleet was 18.5 years, but when the MD-80s are retired it will be in line with other USA airline fleets, which range from 5.1 years at Spirit Airlines to 16.7 years at Delta.

Business Fundamentals - The Real Picture: Amazon.com, Inc
Author: 0 Fundamentals - The Real Picture: Amazon.com, Inc

Murphy Capital Management Inc. increased its position in shares of Amazon.com by 0.4% during the 4th quarter. The stock outperformed the S&P500 by 65.23%. 280.02 million shares or 0.09% more from 279.77 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Moreover, Pub Employees Retirement Sys Of Ohio has 0.07% invested in Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC).

Author: 0 Soroban Capital Now Owns $1.9B in NXP Semiconductors NV (NXPI)

Outstanding shares refer to a company's stock now held by all its shareholders, including share blocks held by institutional investors and restricted shares owned by the company's officers and insiders. Zacks downgraded Zoe's Kitchen, Inc. Technical analysis of NXP Semiconductors N.V. ( NXPI ) stock includes study of technical indicators and past trends.

Business March Retail Sales Rose 4.5% YOY
Author: 0 March Retail Sales Rose 4.5% YOY

Retail sales were up 0.6 percent for March - more than expected and a figure considered significant by most analysts. The organization said that the three-month moving average for the first quarter increased 4.8% annually, with total 2018 retail sales estimated to see an annual gain between 3.8%-to-4.4%.

Business Wholesale inflation softens marginally to 2.47% as food items turn cheaper
Author: 0 Wholesale inflation softens marginally to 2.47% as food items turn cheaper

Inflation in onion continued to rule high at 42.22 per cent and in potato at 43.25 per cent. ANZ Bank New Zealand economists said the fees-free first-year tertiary education policy broadly offset any inflationary pressure coming from the usual annual increase in tobacco excise duty, with a 4 per cent fall in the education group instead of its typical first quarter rise.

Business Gas prices at multi-year high but may be near peak
Author: 0 Gas prices at multi-year high but may be near peak

The report notes, "regional differences in retail gasoline prices can be significant". Honolulu- $3.42/g, up 6.5 cents per gallon from last week's $3.36/g. In the past few years, the average date that gas prices have peaked is mid-May, which is just around the corner, and by all metrics, that could be very close to what we expect this time around.

Business Bank of America discloses record profit
Author: 0 Bank of America discloses record profit

Amica Pension Fund Board Of Trustees owns 231,736 shares. Also, the number of hedge funds holding Matria Healthcare Inc in top ten stock positions was flat from 2 to 2 for the same number. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.77 in Q4 2017. This represents a $0.48 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.61%. It turned negative, as 39 investors sold MSFT shares while 1012 reduced holdings.

Business Shire sells cancer drugs to Servier as Takeda circles
Author: 0 Shire sells cancer drugs to Servier as Takeda circles

Shire says its board of directors first broached the possibility of selling the oncology business in December, then started looking for buyers in January. Shire has always been seen as a likely takeover target and was almost bought by USA drugmaker AbbVie (LSE: 0QCV.L - news) in 2014, until US tax rule changes caused it to walk away.

Business FDA: 206 Million Eggs Recalled Across US Over Salmonella
Author: 0 FDA: 206 Million Eggs Recalled Across US Over Salmonella

Rose Acre Farms in IN voluntarily recalled more than 200 million eggs this week over salmonella fears. So far, 22 illnesses have been reported from the eggs coming from the North Carolina farm that produces 2.3 million eggs a day. The company had voluntarily recalled the eggs after an investigation of illnesses on the East Coast triggered an inspection of the facility. The notice lists varieties of a Food Lion store brand as well as some cartons available as the Great Value brand, which ...

Business Woolworths turning customers away following IT outage
Author: 0 Woolworths turning customers away following IT outage

Numerous customers shared images on social media of long queues after cash registers went offline. Shopper Sharni was among those asked to leave her groceries behind at the Hampton Park store in Melbourne. "We can confirm that an IT issue impacted registers in some of our supermarkets for a short period of time this afternoon", the spokesperson said. The supermarket giant has not yet revealed the cause of the outage.

Business Watch out for tax scams ahead of April deadline
Author: 0 Watch out for tax scams ahead of April deadline

What many people don't know is that you can file an extension. There are some who, even with the extra days, aren't going to be able to pull everything together to file on time. You can go to your local tax preparer, submit it through an online tax preparer, or submit it through the IRS website . Besides, only a fool wouldn't try to get back the hard-earned money the government has been holding on their behalf, especially when they aren't even nice enough to pay you interest on it.

Business Japan, China foreign ministers to meet in Tokyo
Author: 0 Japan, China foreign ministers to meet in Tokyo

Mr Kono stressed that Japan and China share the same goal on North Korea. China is motivated by a lack of transparency in US policymaking, as well as tougher American security and trade stances, she added. A high-level Japan-China economic dialogue will resume Monday, amid concerns in both countries about the potential for a trade war sparked by the US.

Business Yankees and Tigers aren't giving up after postponing Game 1
Author: 0 Yankees and Tigers aren't giving up after postponing Game 1

The Yankees and Tigers will try to play a split doubleheader on Sunday. Locally, the Lansing Lugnuts were scheduled for a first pitch at 6:05 p.m. This is the fifth time the Tigers have been rained out this season. Updates with Game 2 postponed. The Tigers open up a three-game series with the Orioles on Tuesday.

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