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"Black Panther" stars combine forces for freestyle rap

Letitia Wright, using the stage name MC Baby Underbite, freestyled a rap about her "Black Panther" character Shuri with some assistance from her castmates Winston Duke, Angela Bassett, and Danai Gurira. Co-star Lupita Nyong'o filmed it all.

  • SeaWorld sets date to break ground on new HQ
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    American City Business Journals

    SeaWorld sets date to break ground on new HQ

    The marine theme park operator, which is part of SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. (NYSE: SEAS), will begin construction on a new corporate headquarters on Dec. 13. “Our teams are excited to come together under one roof, strengthening our commitment to providing ‘Experiences that Matter’ for our guests,” said John Reilly, interim CEO at SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment, in a prepared statement. “The proximity of our corporate office to SeaWorld Orlando allows us to be closer to the guest experience, offering inspiration every day.”  The theme park company appears to be on an upward trend this year, with positive growth in attendance and revenue.

  • See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Verisk Analytics Inc.
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    Markit

    See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Verisk Analytics Inc.

    NASDAQ/NGS:VRSK Score: Negative (25) 1 day at current score. Downgraded from Neutral on December 11th 2018 Summary This company ranked negatively compared to the Industrials sector despite only 1 negative IHS Markit Category ETFs holding this stock are seeing positive inflows but are weakening Bearish sentiment is low Short interest | Positive Short interest is low for VRSK with fewer than 5% of shares on loan. The last change in the short interest score occurred more than 1 month ago and implies that there has been little change in sentiment among investors who seek to profit from falling equity prices.

  • Should You Buy Kohl’s Corporation (KSS)?
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    Insider Monkey

    Should You Buy Kohl’s Corporation (KSS)?

    We at Insider Monkey have gone over 700 13F filings that hedge funds and prominent investors are required to file by the SEC The 13F filings show the funds' and investors' portfolio positions as of September 30th. In this article, we look at what those

  • 3 Reasons XPO Logistics Stock Is Tumbling Further After Dropping 15.1% in November
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    Motley Fool

    3 Reasons XPO Logistics Stock Is Tumbling Further After Dropping 15.1% in November

    What happened XPO Logistics (NYSE: XPO) shares can't seem to find the floor. After a painful double-digit drop in October, investors hoping for some relief were in for a rude shock as the stock tumbled 15.1% in November, according to data provided by S&P Global Market Intelligence. As if that wasn't enough, XPO shares have already lost another 12% so far in December, now stretching their three-month loss to (hold your breath) a staggering 40%.

  • Implied Volatility Surging for Twitter (TWTR) Stock Options
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    Zacks

    Implied Volatility Surging for Twitter (TWTR) Stock Options

    Options with high levels of implied volatility suggest that investors in the underlying stocks are expecting a big move in one direction or the other. It could also mean there is an event coming up soon that may cause a big rally or a huge sell-off. However, implied volatility is only one piece of the puzzle when putting together an options trading strategy.

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    Zacks

    Should Value Investors Consider Skechers (SKX) Stock Now?

    SKX stock into this equation and find out if it is a good choice for value-oriented investors right now, or if investors subscribing to this methodology should look elsewhere for top picks: PE Ratio A key metric that value investors always look at is the Price to Earnings Ratio, or PE for short. This shows us how much investors are willing to pay for each dollar of earnings in a given stock, and is easily one of the most popular financial ratios in the world. The best use of the PE ratio is to compare the stock’s current PE ratio with: a) where this ratio has been in the past; b) how it compares to the average for the industry/sector; and c) how it compares to the market as a whole.

  • 3 Must-See Quotes From DocuSign Management
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    Motley Fool

    3 Must-See Quotes From DocuSign Management

    Since going public in April, DocuSign's (NASDAQ: DOCU) business has seen some impressive growth. In fact, revenue growth reaccelerated in the company's recently reported fiscal third quarter as the company added 25,000 customers. But there's more to the e-signature and cloud-based document company's story than its third-quarter results.

  • Under Armour issues weaker guidance
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    Yahoo Finance Video

    Under Armour issues weaker guidance

    Under Armour is facing pressure from shareholders after issuing weaker guidance amid more executive departures. Yahoo Finance’s Alexis Christoforous and Brian Sozzi discuss.

  • Edgemoor Investment Gives Its Verdict On Visa, Will It Burn These Hedge Funds?
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    Insider Monkey

    Edgemoor Investment Gives Its Verdict On Visa, Will It Burn These Hedge Funds?

    Most investors tend to think that hedge funds and other asset managers are worthless, as they cannot beat even simple index fund portfolios. In fact, most people expect hedge funds to compete with and outperform the bull market that we have witnessed over the past few years. Visa Inc was in 112 hedge funds' portfolios at the end of the third quarter of 2018.

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    Reuters

    Germany seeks to assist potential bank merger - Bloomberg

    Germany is holding high-level talks to facilitate a possible merger of the nation's two largest private banks - Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank - Bloomberg reported on Wednesday. Bloomberg, citing unnamed sources, said that discussions included German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz and Deutsche Bank Chief Executive Christian Sewing. A spokeswoman for Germany's finance ministry said there was nothing she could say about the report.

  • Kohl's (KSS) Dips More Than Broader Markets: What You Should Know
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    Zacks

    Kohl's (KSS) Dips More Than Broader Markets: What You Should Know

    For the full year, our Zacks Consensus Estimates are projecting earnings of $5.48 per share and revenue of $19.64 billion, which would represent changes of +30.79% and +2.87%, respectively, from the prior year. Investors should also note any recent changes to analyst estimates for KSS. These revisions help to show the ever-changing nature of near-term business trends.

  • Hedge Funds Are Betting On AvalonBay Communities Inc (AVB)
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    Insider Monkey

    Hedge Funds Are Betting On AvalonBay Communities Inc (AVB)

    Let's view the latest hedge fund action encompassing AvalonBay Communities Inc (NYSE:AVB). How have hedgies been trading AvalonBay Communities Inc (NYSE:AVB)? At the end of the third quarter, a total of 26 of the hedge funds tracked by Insider Monkey were bullish on this stock, a change of 4% from the second quarter of 2018.

  • Cramer's lightning round: You may end up regretting selli...
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    Cramer's lightning round: You may end up regretting selli...

    Jim Cramer zooms through his responses to callers' stock questions, including one on a growth stock that seems to be struggling.

  • Better Buy: Sirius XM vs. Spotify
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    Motley Fool

    Better Buy: Sirius XM vs. Spotify

    The biggest fear through the first couple of years after Sirius XM hit rock bottom was that streaming apps would spell the end of satellite radio. Connected cars that allow smartphone apps to stream seamlessly through Bluetooth connectivity would be the end of premium-priced satellite-beamed platforms. Sirius XM is still growing, but now there's a legitimate threat in the premium app realm with Spotify Technology (NYSE: SPOT) pumping up the volume.

  • 3 Beaten-Down Biotech Stocks That Could Bounce Back in 2019
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    Motley Fool

    3 Beaten-Down Biotech Stocks That Could Bounce Back in 2019

    The company expects the Unity trial to produce progression-free survival data in 2019, and results that beat the competition could help this stock bounce back. Unfortunately for TG Therapeutics, the stock probably won't regain all of its former glory unless results from the Unity study are downright amazing. Chronic lymphocytic leukemia is the type most commonly diagnosed among adults, but it isn't common enough to drive blockbuster sales of a mediocre treatment in a crowded market.

  • Why Is Aecom (ACM) Down 10.5% Since Last Earnings Report?
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    Zacks

    Why Is Aecom (ACM) Down 10.5% Since Last Earnings Report?

    A month has gone by since the last earnings report for Aecom Technology (ACM). Before we dive into how investors and analysts have reacted as of late, let's take a quick look at the most recent earnings report in order to get a better handle on the important catalysts. AECOM reported fourth quarter of fiscal 2018 results, wherein earnings and revenues surpassed the Zacks Consensus Estimate.

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    Motley Fool

    2 Big-Bank Stocks We're Watching Right Now

    Every week on Industry Focus: Financials, host Jason Moser and Motley Fool contributor Matt Frankel, CFP discuss one stock that's on top of their respective watch lists. Here's why Frankel thinks Bank of America (NYSE: BAC) is worth a look and why Moser says Wells Fargo (NYSE: WFC) could be a good value right now. Jason Moser: Alright, Matt, let's wrap this week up here with One to Watch.

  • Fossil Group Inc (FOSL) Hedge Funds Are Snapping Up
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    Insider Monkey

    Fossil Group Inc (FOSL) Hedge Funds Are Snapping Up

    Fossil Group Inc (NASDAQ:FOSL) investors should pay attention to an increase in hedge fund sentiment recently. Our calculations also showed that FOSL isn't among the 30 most popular stocks among hedge funds. So, why do we pay attention to hedge fund sentiment before making any investment decisions?

  • AutoNation, Inc. (AN) Hedge Funds Are Snapping Up
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    Insider Monkey

    AutoNation, Inc. (AN) Hedge Funds Are Snapping Up

    However, an easier way is to look at the stocks that smart money investors are collectively bullish on. Hedge funds and other institutional investors usually invest large amounts of capital and have to conduct due diligence while choosing their next pick. They don't always get it right, but, on average, their stock picks historically generated strong returns after adjusting for known risk factors.

  • Altria and Philip Morris: Do Dividend Yields Look Attractive?
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    Market Realist

    Altria and Philip Morris: Do Dividend Yields Look Attractive?

    Both Philip Morris International (PM) and Altria Group MO have a strong history of returning cash to shareholders. Philip Morris’s dividends On December 6, Philip Morris International (PM) had announced quarterly dividends of $1.14 per share to be paid on January 11 to shareholders on record as of December 20. As of December 10, the company’s dividend yield stands at 5.41% with its stock price trading at $84.22.

  • See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Colgate-Palmolive Co.
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    Markit

    See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Colgate-Palmolive Co.

    NYSE:CL Score: Neutral (36) 8 days at current score. Downgraded from Positive on December 4th 2018 Summary This company ranked neutral compared to the Consumer Goods sector with only 1 positive IHS Markit Category Perception of the company's creditworthiness is negative Bearish sentiment is low Short interest | Positive Short interest is extremely low for CL with fewer than 1% of shares on loan. This could indicate that investors who seek to profit from falling equity prices are not currently targeting CL.

  • Why Gogo Stock Fell 26% in November
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    Motley Fool

    Why Gogo Stock Fell 26% in November

    Shares of Gogo Inc. (NASDAQ: GOGO) dipped 26% in November, according to data provided by S&P Global Market Intelligence. Gogo's third-quarter earnings came in ahead of the market's expectations, but shares quickly came under pressure following news of management's plan to use the proceeds from its latest debt security offering to repurchase $200 million in outstanding convertible notes that are due to expire in 2020. As covered by Motley Fool senior technology analyst Evan Niu, Gogo management was aware that repurchasing its existing convertible notes could have a significant impact on the company's stock price due to increased short interest.

  • Hedge Funds Are Crazy About Wintrust Financial Corporation (WTFC)
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    Insider Monkey

    Hedge Funds Are Crazy About Wintrust Financial Corporation (WTFC)

    We aren't sure whether long-term interest rates will top 5% and value stocks outperform growth, but we follow hedge fund investor letters to understand where the markets and stocks might be going. This article will lay out and discuss the hedge fund and institutional investor sentiment towards Wintrust Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WTFC). Is Wintrust Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WTFC) a buy, sell, or hold?

  • Macquarie (MIC) Gains As Market Dips: What You Should Know
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    Zacks

    Macquarie (MIC) Gains As Market Dips: What You Should Know

    This has outpaced the Conglomerates sector's loss of 7.15% and the S&P 500's loss of 4.99% in that time. Investors will be hoping for strength from MIC as it approaches its next earnings release, which is expected to be February 20, 2019. Our most recent consensus estimate is calling for quarterly revenue of $453.40 million, down 3.78% from the year-ago period.

  • See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp.
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    Markit

    See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp.

    NASDAQ/NGS:CTSH Score: Neutral (60) 1 day at current score. Downgraded from Positive on December 11th 2018 Summary This company ranked neutral compared to the Technology sector with only 1 positive IHS Markit Category Bearish sentiment is low Short interest | Positive Short interest is extremely low for CTSH with fewer than 1% of shares on loan. This could indicate that investors who seek to profit from falling equity prices are not currently targeting CTSH.