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Author: 0 Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) Consensus Estimates Analysis

Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of Amazon.com by 0.8% in the 2nd quarter. It has outperformed by 20.71% the S&P500. Greylin Investment Mangement Inc increased its stake in Helmerich & Payne Inc (HP) by 100.53% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC.

Markets Rocket launcher one of 57000 firearms handed in during gun amnesty
Author: 0 Rocket launcher one of 57000 firearms handed in during gun amnesty

Thousands of automatic rifles, handguns and a rocket launcher are among the weapons handed in during last year's National Firearms Amnesty. Victorians handed in 9175 guns. The amnesty was announced past year after police said illegal firearms had been used in several attempted terrorist attacks. "Years ago, when they first tried gun buybacks, they ran into the same problem".

Markets Local View: Legislature, Congress, act -- now! -- on gun violence
Author: 0 Local View: Legislature, Congress, act -- now! -- on gun violence

Supreme Court ended the 1994 assault-weapon ban after 10 years because the language of the law was too vague". The presence of a gun increases the lethality of domestic violence. That's right, it's that last one, the only one that might make any difference at all, that is going nowhere fast. Banning assault weapons doesn't threaten the Second Amendment.

Markets Lego switches to 'sustainable' plant-based plastic for small percentage of product
Author: 0 Lego switches to 'sustainable' plant-based plastic for small percentage of product

It will cover the company's botanical pieces such as leaves, bushes and trees. Starting this year, buyers of new Lego playsets will begin to see a new type of block in their boxes-ones made of plant-based plastic. However, you won't find any difference in those new pieces, because the plant-based polyethylene contains same properties as traditional polyethylene.

Markets S&P, Dow Snap 10-Month Winning Streaks
Author: 0 S&P, Dow Snap 10-Month Winning Streaks

That means Apple and other big USA companies are dependent on customers not only in Peoria but also Paris and Peru. Some of Wednesday's drop was because of a slide in the price of oil, which sent energy stocks to the market's sharpest losses.

Markets The IRS Provides an Online Tax Calculator
Author: 0 The IRS Provides an Online Tax Calculator

The added complexity that appears in this online calculator really hits home how much the tax code has just changed. The calculator asks you to estimate your 2018 income, filing status, number of dependents and more. The IRS recommended that people have copies of their recent pay stubs and tax returns with them when using the calculator. Knowing how much money to set aside can be the difference between owing the IRS and getting a refund.

Markets Nor'easter winding down as coastal flooding concerns remain
Author: 0 Nor'easter winding down as coastal flooding concerns remain

High-wind warnings are up until 5 p.m. Saturday for Block Island and Newport. In Watertown just west of Boston , police say eight utility poles were knocked over, blocking a major artery through town. Snow continues to blanket parts of central and eastern NY state, eastern Pennsylvania , New Jersey, northern DE and parts of western New England. On Thursday, the Boston National Weather Service warned people to take the soon-to-be-upgraded storm seriously.

Author: 0 May sets out her Brexit demands

According to Number 10, she will spell out her vision of a United Kingdom that is a "champion of free trade based on high standards" - thriving in the world by "building a bold and comprehensive economic partnership with our neighbours in the European Union , and reaching out beyond to foster trade agreements with nations across the globe".

Author: 0 Virtus Fund Advisers LLC Sells 4705 Shares of Marathon Oil Co. (MRO)

Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE: MRO ) reported its EPS in the last quarter as $0.07/Share beating the analyst estimate of $0.01/Share by a difference of $0.06. (Put) (NYSE:T) by 187,000 shares to 2.06M shares, valued at $80.54M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) has risen 57.33% since March 2, 2017 and is uptrending.

Markets Dot Matrix Printing Market Growing Demand Analysis 2018 to 2023
Author: 0 Dot Matrix Printing Market Growing Demand Analysis 2018 to 2023

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Markets Snow day? Share your snow pictures with us
Author: 0 Snow day? Share your snow pictures with us

Up to 13cm of snow has already fallen in one part of Cumbria - Spadeadam, east of Brampton. "I also encourage employers to be as flexible as possible with their staff, allowing them to stay safe and avoid travel". The Met Office state that "The warning has been updated to reflect the growing confidence of a severe spell of weather". " Thursday will bring further heavy snow showers and the risk of more general snow in the South ".

Markets Most Uber, Lyft drivers paid under minimum wage
Author: 0 Most Uber, Lyft drivers paid under minimum wage

When accounting for detailed vehicle expenses and depreciation, 74 percent of drivers are earning less than minimum wage in their state and 30 percent of drivers are losing money . Existing surveys also tend to focus on hourly rates rather than per-mile rates; nearly none of them look at driver costs. He warns that "this business model is not now sustainable".

Markets Winter storm forces thousands of U.S. flight cancellations
Author: 0 Winter storm forces thousands of U.S. flight cancellations

As of yet, flights at other Irish airports are not affected but customers have been advised to check their flight before traveling to the airport tomorrow. Flights were grounded from 6PM on Thursday evening until the early hours of Friday, with the airport operating at around 31 per cent frequency. More than 80 flights have been called from London City.

Markets Dutch supermarket opens world's first plastic-free aisle
Author: 0 Dutch supermarket opens world's first plastic-free aisle

Products such as meat, rice, sauces, dairy, chocolate, cereals, fruit and vegetables will be available to shoppers. If you are doing #PlasticFreeFebruary #PlasticFreeLent #PlasticFreeFriday you want to spend a weekend in #Amsterdam where there is a #PlasticFreeAisle at @ekoplaza Drive your #ElectricVehicle there and fill up.

Markets Manufacturing, agri push GDP growth to 7.2% in Q3
Author: 0 Manufacturing, agri push GDP growth to 7.2% in Q3

GDP in June - September 2017 (Q1FY18) quarter stood at 5.7% - which was at three-year low. For the first time in five quarters, India's economic heartbeat, aka GDP, accelerated at a faster clip of 7.2 per cent during the third quarter of FY18, regaining the "world's fastest-growing economy" tag.

Markets Turkish manufacturing activity grows for one year running: Index
Author: 0 Turkish manufacturing activity grows for one year running: Index

The euro is being kept around opening levels ahead of today's United States data, despite a largely-positive round of manufacturing PMIs for the Eurozone and better-than-expected unemployment rates for the currency bloc during January. For the first time in 17 months Indonesian manufacturing companies raised their payroll numbers with the rate of growth being the second-strongest that was recorded in the history of the Nikkei Indonesia Manufacturing PMI survey.

Author: 0 EU Publishes First Draft Of Brexit Deal

Calling for a second referendum to consider the final deal on offer from Brussels, Blair rejected suggestions that his was a "Don Quixote exercise" and said he believed British debate was opening up as voters grappled with what he called a dilemma between losing trade or losing control of economic rules.