• Dividend Stock Updates: Lexington Realty Trust (LXP)

    Dividend Stock Updates: Lexington Realty Trust (LXP)

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    The stock is showing its Operating Margin of 19.5 percent. That brings its full year payout to US$0.7 and 179.8% annual payout ratio based on EPS. Guaranty Bancorp Del now has $682.21 million valuation. 9,800 are held by Daiwa Securities Grp. The company has a market capitalization of $3.90 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 43.05 and a beta of 0.27.
  • Gas prices will rise this summer but should remain low

    Gas prices will rise this summer but should remain low

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    The average price of a gallon of unleaded gasoline was $2.18 in Louisiana on Monday, up 7 cents from a week ago. A steady rise in oil prices means drivers will be paying more at the pump this summer than past year , the federal government said in a forecast on Tuesday.
  • One For Arthur wins Grand National at 14-1

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    I can't quite believe it". One For Arthur is just the second Scottish victor of the Grand National, taking up the mantle from Rubistic in 1979. Kinross trainer Lucinda Russell has seen all three of her previous runners complete but her hopes were never as high as they are for One For Arthur, the storming victor of a trial at Warwick in January after finishing a staying-on fifth over the National fences in the Becher Chase.
  • See where Vegas ranks on list of mail carrier dog attacks

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    The Associated Press reports that the increase of dog versus mail carrier attacks could all be our fault, as USPS workers are delivering more packages on more days of the week. This precaution is urged because dogs sometime burst through screen or glass doors. Medical expenses and workers' compensation cost the Postal Service millions of dollars each year.
  • Yikes! Beaufort County may face hail, high winds and tornadoes this afternoon

    Yikes! Beaufort County may face hail, high winds and tornadoes this afternoon

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    The weather service issued tornado warnings - which indicate tornadoes are imminent - for towns in Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee and SC. In advance of the storms, schools systems in central North Carolina announced delays to the start of classes to let the severe weather pass before students began their commute.
  • Delta cancels 275 more flights days after storm disruptions

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    Delta said Friday it was "working hard to stabilize the operation to get it back to a reliable state". The airline is still playing catch up after thousands of flights were canceled this week, and it's obvious. Delta is offering a travel waiver this weekend to help customers rebook flights without change fees. "I've never seen it like this". Now three future flight departures are delayed at the Tallahassee International Airport.
  • Phil Mickelson Paid $2M For His Gambling Habit

    Phil Mickelson Paid $2M For His Gambling Habit

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    The prosecutor, Brooke Cucinella, noted that Mickelson had owed debts to Walters in the past. "Frankly, I'm in total shock". His lawyer said the verdict will be appealed. Neither Mickelson nor Icahn faced criminal charges. During the trial, Berke used Mickelson as proof that his client was innocent, saying that if Walters had inside information, "the last thing you would do is give it to Phil Mickelson, one of the most famous athletes in the world who is going to attract regulatory scrutiny".
  • Twitter Lite uses less data, space on mobile devices

    Twitter Lite uses less data, space on mobile devices

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    It also doesn't help that 45 percent of mobile connections still rely on 2G networks. According to Traughber, the data usage will be reduced up to 70 percent, which is good news for people with expensive data charges. Whilst in this mode, users will see a preview of images and videos and can select which of those they want to fully load. The new service isn't actually an app to download, but is a special version of the company's website for mobile browsers.
  • Head of House conservatives: Tax reform possible by August

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    But they are downplaying the chance that those fights result in a government shutdown, saying even if they don't win all the battles, there are enough other must-pass bills later this year to stick them on. The chairman said Thursday that the group wants to see health insurance waivers related to community ratings - a feature of Obamacare that bars insurers from charging different premium rates with exceptions based on age and cost-of-living.
  • 21st Century Fox bid for Sky cleared by Europe

    21st Century Fox bid for Sky cleared by Europe

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    A green light from the European Commission was expected as they were happy to clear the deal in 2010 when News Corporation, the then-owner of Fox, attempted to take full control of Sky. The European Union's executive body, which reviewed the transaction for antitrust issues, gave it unconditional approval after concluding the proposed transaction raised no competition concerns in Europe.