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Author: 0 It's coffee o'clock! Starbucks opens their largest cafe in Shanghai

It's the first Starbucks Reserve Roastery - the company's new retail offering - outside the U.S. It's also the largest Starbucks in the world, almost twice as large as the Roastery in Seattle that opened three years ago. Chairman Howard Schultz told Bloomberg News on Tuesday ahead of the store's opening that China was on course to become the company's largest market in less than a decade.

Markets Wal-Mart is changing its legal name (kind of)
Author: 0 Wal-Mart is changing its legal name (kind of)

It also reduced Chevron Corp (NYSE: CVX ) stake by 6,079 shares and now owns 37,554 shares. Moreover, Jacobs Levy Equity Management has 0.27% invested in Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT ) on Friday, June 23 with "Hold" rating. Sterne Agee CRT has "Neutral" rating and $68 target. BMO Capital Markets has "Market Perform" rating and $91 target.

Markets Toll Brothers (TOL) Shares Gap Down After Earnings Miss
Author: 0 Toll Brothers (TOL) Shares Gap Down After Earnings Miss

Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained the shares of TOL in report on Thursday, October 19 with "Hold" rating . Wood has "Market Perform" rating and $40 target. Russell Investments Group Ltd. now owns 152,760 shares of the construction company's stock worth $6,040,000 after purchasing an additional 9,723 shares during the last quarter.

Author: 0 Canada scraps buying 18 Boeing fighter jets amid trade dispute

Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan would not comment Wednesday on when the competition would be launched, saying only that it would be announced "at the appropriate time". It would be a deeply unfortunate outcome", he said. Australian military officials had been in the Canadian capitol of Ottawa in late November for talks, two of the sources said.

Markets Here's what the repeal of net neutrality could mean for Meramec students
Author: 0 Here's what the repeal of net neutrality could mean for Meramec students

Columbia University Law professor Tim Wu, who is credited with first coining the term " net neutrality " in 2003, said it wasn't too surprising the debate was having a minimal impact on consumers' views of large internet service providers. The August study by researcher Emprata found that among the sliver of comments that were unique, non-form letters, more (1.77 million) were against the repeal than for the repeal (24,000).

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Author: 0 Airlines: "Smart Bags" Pose Explosion Risk

Most airlines will allow smart luggage on their flights if the batteries are removed. "If the battery can not be removed, the bag will not be allowed", the airlines said . The FAA is already concerned with lithium batteries in the cargo hold. "We love innovation and understand why smart bags are so appealing for travel", Alaska Airlines manager of risky goods Mike Tobin said in a statement .

Markets Remembering Montreal and indigenous women
Author: 0 Remembering Montreal and indigenous women

White and a group of engineering students are creating a monument to honour victims of violence against women - this year focusing on missing and murdered Indigenous women, girls and two-spirit people. "I always have to point out that women in this country still face sexism and violence every day". Nirmala Armstrong, herself once a victim of domestic violence, said.

Author: 0 Oil falls after rise in United States fuel stocks

Domestic US oil output ran at 9.707m b/d, up by 25,000 b/d from the prior week. That line reopened on November 28, so this report captures a period where the line was still largely closed. One factor that could undermine Opec and Russia's effort to cut supplies and prop up prices is USA oil production, which has risen by 15% since mid-2016 to 9.68-million barrels per day (bpd), close to levels of top producers Russian Federation and Saudi Arabia.

Markets Hackers hold NC county's computers ransom for 2 bitcoins
Author: 0 Hackers hold NC county's computers ransom for 2 bitcoins

ET on Wednesday: They must choose whether to pay two bitcoins-currently worth about $25,000-to hackers who are holding the county's computer files for ransom. Diorio said no resident's personal information is exposed, but all of the Information Technology Services (ITS) systems in the county are shut down.

Markets Bitcoin Hits Record $12000 As Futures Trading Looms
Author: 0 Bitcoin Hits Record $12000 As Futures Trading Looms

Trading volume has expanded slightly over the last day. On November 28 the value of one bitcoin was Dollars 9,791 and on December 3, it reached its all-time high of USD 11,828, according to Coindesk , Bitcoin Price Index. This development will open bitcoin to a wider range of investors who will be able to trade bitcoin futures. We had mentioned a couple of days back that the break through this region would only be a matter of time.

Markets Facebook named the No. 1 place to work in the US
Author: 0 Facebook named the No. 1 place to work in the US

New Home Star's number two position makes it the highest ranked real estate company since the inception of the list. We always encourage our current and former employees to give us honest and open feedback and put transparency at the heart of everything we do.

Markets 50 injured in German train collision near Düsseldorf, says police
Author: 0 50 injured in German train collision near Düsseldorf, says police

Around 50 people have been injured after a passenger train hit a freight train in Germany, local police and fire said . The initial estimates of injury were lower; Deutsche Bahn rail company, which operated the passenger train, first estimated only five people had been hurt, then raised the estimate to almost 50.

Markets United Kingdom and European Union fail to reach an agreement
Author: 0 United Kingdom and European Union fail to reach an agreement

They once ruled out paying an exit bill. Mike Smithson, an election analyst and a former Liberal Democrat politician, said on Twitter it was "the first time any pollster has recorded backing" for a second referendum. All sides are agreed they do not wish to see the return of a hard border between Northern Ireland and the Republic. Meanwhile, Scotland, Wales and London have all come out and said they want some of the special treatment Northern Ireland might be getting, and hardliners in the ...

Markets Shares in Poundland owner crash as CEO quits amid accounting probe
Author: 0 Shares in Poundland owner crash as CEO quits amid accounting probe

Chairman Christo Wiese will take the role of executive chairman on a temporary basis, while Pieter Erasmus - formerly chief executive of Pepkor Group, one of Steinhoff's African subsidiaries - will help Wiese in an advisory capacity. Its stock was down in Frankfurt by 66 percent following the news. Steinhoff has been under investigation for suspected accounting irregularities by the state prosecutor in Oldenburg, Germany since 2015.

Markets Real Madrid star admits to arguments with Cristiano Ronaldo
Author: 0 Real Madrid star admits to arguments with Cristiano Ronaldo

Ronaldo, 32, helped Madrid to a La Liga and Champions League double previous year and is favourite to win a fifth Ballon d'Or when France Football unveils the 2017 victor on Thursday. "Me and the rest of my team-mates, we see Cristiano as always in good shape", the Croatia global said. "Six months is a very long time for Cristiano".

Author: 0 Research Analysis of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT)

Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE: WMT ) insider Jeffrey J. Gearhart sold 11,104 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, May 24th. Given that liquidity is king in short-term, WMT is a stock with 2.98 billion shares outstanding that normally trades 3.12% of its float.