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Whole Foods Market, Inc. (WFM) Rating Increased to Outperform at Credit Suisse

The Credit Suisse analyst has rated the specialty grocer at a neutral for nearly three years, until today, when he boosted the stock to outperform, arguing that "a 50% drop in the stock from its peak provides an attractive entry point". (WFM), so its rating change is noteworthy. The insider owns 7,783 shares which have current market value of around $267113.FLANAGAN GLENDA J is another major inside shareholder in the company.

Syrian regime forces vow to oust Daesh from northern town Manbij

News of the Manbij mission came a day after Turkey offered to conduct joint operations with the USA and Arab Syrian forces to clear the critical district of Islamic State fighters. The U.S.-backed Syria Democratic Forces alliance (SDF) launched an attack in that direction last week. Subsequent to fierce clashes, the SDF expelled ISIS from the villages of Sheikh Ubaid, al-Haloula and Aloush on the western bank of the Euphrates near Manbij .

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Foiled Vietnamese bank cyber attack linked to decade-long hacking campaign

Vietnam's Tien Phong Bank has come forward to identify itself as the victim of the second attempted attack, which involved a thwarted attempt to fraudulently transfer more than $1m, according to reports last weekend. He pointed the finger at Swift and also said the Federal Reserve Bank of NY didn't conduct enough due diligence. The bank said it has since discontinued working with that vendor and switched to using a new system that offers a higher level of security and enables it to connect ...