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Author: 0 (MSFT) Shares Bought by 3G Capital Partners LP

The Northrock Partners Llc holds 9,019 shares with $621,000 value, down from 34,442 last quarter. Shelton Capital Management who had been investing in Microsoft Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $585.37 billion market cap company.

Finance WorleyParsons to buy AFW UK to enter North Sea
Author: 0 WorleyParsons to buy AFW UK to enter North Sea

WorleyParsons said the acquisition would provide it with a "robust entry" into the UK North Sea market and accelerate the company's strategy to become a global provider of maintenance and operational services. The deal was cleared by the Competition Markets Authority after Foster Wheeler Energy agreed to sell its North Sea engineering, construction and maintenance services business for in its upstream offshore oil and gas clients.

Finance General Electric names new CFO
Author: 0 General Electric names new CFO

The company also announced Friday that Bornstein , once considered a potential successor to Immelt, would leave GE and be replaced by Jamie Miller , CEO of GE Transportation. Miller, whose appointment is effective November 1, was most recently chief executive officer and president of GE's transportation business. Miller has been with GE since 2008, having acted as Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer, Chief Information Officer, in addition to her current role, throughout her 10 year ...

Author: 0 Fire Cancels American Airlines Flight in Hong Kong

Video from the scene shows a ramp worker falling from the hold and being helped away by coworkers. A cargo loader burst into flames Monday at Hong Kong International Airport, injuring the machine's operator. local time before the fire forced the cancellation. She added that the airline was looking into the cause of the mechanical issue that triggered the fire.

Finance GM buys California laser firm to help speed autonomous vehicle research
Author: 0 GM buys California laser firm to help speed autonomous vehicle research

Vogt did not disclose financial terms, but said 11 full-time Strobe employees would join Cruise as part of the deal. Kyle Vogt, chief executive of Cruise, said Strobe is developing a lidar system that will be much smaller and cost a tiny fraction of the bulky lidar sensors that the company and others now use on their test cars.

Finance Walmart vows to handle online returns in 35 seconds or less
Author: 0 Walmart vows to handle online returns in 35 seconds or less

AQR Capital Management LLC now owns 8,810,593 shares of the retailer's stock valued at $608,988,000 after buying an additional 1,689,794 shares during the period. portfolio. Several research analysts have commented on the company. On average, equities analysts predict that Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. will post $4.37 EPS for the current year.

Author: 0 After 20 years, AIM instant messenger to shut down this winter

AOL said it will wind down AIM, its much-loved [fact check this plz - ed.] instant messenger service after 20 years of operation. AIM still has its fans, but in general, it's a relic of another time, and so as Oath tries to work out exactly what it is under the auspices of Verizon's greedy mitts, certain things are going to start to disappear.

Finance BAE Systems 'to axe more than 1000 jobs'
Author: 0 BAE Systems 'to axe more than 1000 jobs'

Sky News reported it has learnt that BAE will announce that numerous job cuts will affect its Warton plant in Preston, Lancashire, with the company's new chief executive, Charles Woodburn, also "trimming" its workforce at other locations. He added: "If and when there are any changes proposed we are committed to communicating with our employees and their representatives first". The defence contractor manufacturers Britain's nuclear submarines and Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft, employing ...

Finance McDonald's Sorry For Szechuan Sauce Debacle, Promises More
Author: 0 McDonald's Sorry For Szechuan Sauce Debacle, Promises More

According to Cleveland.com, only two stores in northeast OH had Szechuan Sauce, but dozens still showed up at non-participating McDonald's. While many fans shared stories of driving across state lines to get a sample of the now famous dipping sauce, hopefully they won't have to go farther than their neighborhood eatery when the sauce is released again.

Finance BT Group plc (BT) Earns Buy Rating from Citigroup Inc
Author: 0 BT Group plc (BT) Earns Buy Rating from Citigroup Inc

The stock has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average price target of GBX 1,250.79 ($16.59). About shares traded. Globus Medical Inc (NYSE:GMED) has risen 30.88% since October 9, 2016 and is uptrending. Macquarie Research upgraded it to "Outperform" rating and GBX 330 target in Wednesday, June 28 report. The rating was maintained by Numis Securities with "Add" on Friday, February 12.

Finance Project Loon service approved to serve recovering Puerto Rico
Author: 0 Project Loon service approved to serve recovering Puerto Rico

JEA has committed to 90 days of help for Puerto Rico . "If we can help, we're going to help them ", added Lt. "If there is a power failure at a hospital, which we've seen two over this past week, we're actually life-flighting the ICU patients out of those hospitals and onto the USNS Comfort", a Navy hospital ship now supporting the island, Long said .

Finance One week left to spend 'round pound' £1 coins
Author: 0 One week left to spend 'round pound' £1 coins

Although you might be sad to see the older coin go, the newer version - with its distinctive gold-coloured outer ring and a silver-coloured inner ring - has a number of benefits and has been described as "the most secure in the world" due to its high-tech features, including hologram technology.

Finance Noble Prize awards for economics due Monday
Author: 0 Noble Prize awards for economics due Monday

Economist Richard Thaler has won this year's Nobel Prize for Economics. He specializes in psychology and how people make economic decisions in real world conditions. He showed how to analyse self-control problems using a planner-doer model, which is similar to the frameworks psychologists and neuroscientists now use to describe the internal tension between long-term planning and short-term doing.

Finance Truckers begin 36-hour nationwide strike against GST, fuel hike
Author: 0 Truckers begin 36-hour nationwide strike against GST, fuel hike

Mittal told IANS. Another transporters body the All India Transporters Welfare Association said that they will support a nationwide strike of All India Motor Transport Congress . On post-GST confusion, AIMTC stated that the transport sector stands divided due to varied structure of the GST governing different verticals of goods transport.

Finance Martin Truex Jr. Wins Bank of America 500
Author: 0 Martin Truex Jr. Wins Bank of America 500

Truex led a combined total of 324 of 737 laps in this year's Coca-Cola 600 and Bank of America 500 races - almost 44 percent of all laps raced at Charlotte Motor Speedway . Stenhouse Jr., driver of the No. 17 Ford, squeaked into the Round of 12, but cruised to his best finish of the playoffs by finishing 13th. While he is soundly in the playoff mix, Harvick could use a win to get a little momentum on the rest of the field.

Finance Lisa Bloom resigns as Harvey Weinstein's adviser
Author: 0 Lisa Bloom resigns as Harvey Weinstein's adviser

His movies that bagged Oscars over the years include Good Will Hunting (1997) and Gangs Of New York (2002). "My understanding is that Mr Weinstein and his board are moving toward an agreement", lawyer Lisa Bloom said in announcing her resignation on Twitter .

Finance Belgium dents Bosnia WCup hope with 4-3 win in Sarajevo
Author: 0 Belgium dents Bosnia WCup hope with 4-3 win in Sarajevo

I don't understand how we could play on such a pitch". The hosts looked to have snatched a lifeline in Sarajevo when Dario Dumic made it 3-3 on 82 minutes, but Belgium had the lead again with in a minute when Yannick Ferreira Carrasco exploited a big mistake from Arsenal's Sead Kolasinc.

Finance Police to address latest developments in Las Vegas shooting investigation
Author: 0 Police to address latest developments in Las Vegas shooting investigation

Clark County Sheriff Joseph Lombardo described Paddock as a "disturbed" and "dangerous" person who managed to carry out the worst shooting attack in US history. On Wednesday, FBI agents trying to understand his state of mind questioned his girlfriend, 62-year-old Marilou Danley, who was out of the country during the attack.