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Ford is 'particularly vulnerable' due to the size of its financing program (F)

In a note circulated March 20, Morgan Stanley reiterated its underweight rating and $11.00 price target on Ford, saying the stock should fall another 11% over the next 12 months. “We believe a decline in used car values may occur a bit later than consensus, but could also prove to be far more severe,” the team led by equity analyst Adam ...

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One US regulator has joined the R3 blockchain consortium

BI Intelligence This story was delivered to BI Intelligence “Fintech Briefing” subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. In the latest sign that regulators are becoming increasingly interested in blockchain technology, the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR) became the first US regulator to join the R3 blockchain consortium last Thursday, Reuters reports. The regulator is ...

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Nintendo's first Mario game for smartphones is headed to Android on March 23 (AAPL)

Nintendo 99 days after Mario’s smartphone debut hit iPhones, “Super Mario Run” is launching for Android phones. On March 23, Super Mario Run will become available on the Google Play app store, Nintendo announced. The platformer’s first three levels are free, and users can pay $10 in-game to unlock all of its levels. Apple struck a deal with Nintendo to ...

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The alternate ending of 'Rogue One' reveals who would have survived

“Rogue One.” Disney/Lucasfilm Movies go though a lot of changes, but any changes made to a “Star Wars” movie are always fun to delve into, and “Rogue One” has a lot of them. Leading up to its release and following it, the changes that were made during the film’s reshoots were reported at a rapid pace.   Now, with its Blu-ray release ...

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Boat shoes belong in a frat house — here's what you should wear instead

Shutterstock Let’s face it — boat shoes are for kids. After graduating college, the only place they should be worn is on the deck of ship. They unintentionally give off a youthful vibe that is best avoided most of the time. The problem comes when boat shoes become the “default” summer shoe, the one you wear all the time, almost every day. When ...

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FBI director shoots down Trump's explosive wiretap claims: 'I have no information that supports those tweets'

FBI Director James Comey testifies before the House Intelligence Committee hearing into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election, on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., March 20, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts FBI Director James Comey said Monday that the bureau has “no information” to support tweets from President Donald Trump alleging that former President Barack Obama tapped his phones before ...

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British bookmakers are now taking bets on Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor

Conor McGregor (right) may never have competed as a professional boxer but that has not stopped British bookmakers from offering 6/1 odds on him defeating all-time great Floyd Mayweather (left). Getty Images British bookmakers have priced Conor McGregor as a 6/1 shot to beat Floyd Mayweather in a boxing rules contest. This means for every £10 you bet on Conor ...

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The cherry blossom capital of the world is neither Washington, DC nor Japan

Macon, GA, is the unexpected world capital of cherry blossoms.International Cherry Blossom Festival The INSIDER Summary: Macon, GA, holds the title of Cherry Blossom Capital of the World. The city has over 350,000 cherry trees — more than 90 times the amount D.C. has.  Each spring, Macon hosts the International Cherry Blossom Festival; this year, it takes place on March ...

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Here's the full story behind the video of an enormous chicken that's going viral

The big chicken. Fitim Sejfijaj/Facebook The INSIDER Summary:  A Twitter post with an enormous chicken went viral. People are freaked out. It appears to be a Brahma chicken, one of the largest breeds. The video originated from a Facebook group celebrating glorious chickens. If you spent some time on Twitter this weekend, you may have seen a post by Antoine Cunningham about a ...

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The 10 highest-paying tech jobs in America in 2017

Each of these tech jobs pays more than $95,000 a year.Flickr/Thomas Bonte Highly skilled workers are a hot commodity, and that’s especially true for tech jobs. As a new report from job site Glassdoor shows, employers are willing to pay a premium for certain in-demand tech skills. Based on salary reports shared by employees on Glassdoor over the past year, ...

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