Economy

by | December 14, 2017 | 10:47

Calling his executive action to restrict travel from six Muslim-majority nations - in addition to travel from North Korea and for some Venezuelan officials and their families - "just one step", Trump argued for further congressional action.

by | December 13, 2017 | 04:14

The deal, valuing the Fox assets at about $60 billion (€51 billion) including debt, could be announced as early as Thursday, according to people briefed on the negotiations. Comcast , which owns Universal Pictures, was also in talks with Fox to acquire the deal. "We never got the level of engagement needed to make a definitive offer".

by | December 12, 2017 | 18:21

Icra's Principal Economist Aditi Nayar said the uptick in the CPI inflation was significantly sharper than expected, validating the caution displayed by the Monetary Policy Committee of the RBI in its recent reviews. It kept interest rates steady and stressed a neutral policy stance. The ONS said the largest upward contributor to rising inflation between October and November was transport costs, which increased by 0.1%, compared with a fall of 0.3% during the same period a year ago.

by | December 12, 2017 | 18:02

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by | December 09, 2017 | 10:45

The ability for the ceiling to rise by a minimum of $3 million is due to another increase in league revenues, which Bettman said is projected to hit around $4.85 billion this season, while hockey-related revenues are expected to reach $4.54 billion, an increase of 8.2 percent.

by | December 08, 2017 | 01:43

This person requested anonymity because the decision hasn't yet been announced publicly. As bitcoin price fluctuates wildly, other cryptocurrencies like ethereum and litecoin are falling . " Bitcoin continues to have a strong bid during Asia trading as emerging market currencies are being sold to buy, pushing us above another milestone", Spallanzani said in a Twitter direct message soon after bitcoin broke $12,000.

by | December 08, 2017 | 01:39

With an estimated value of 25.55 for 2017, Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc . has a P/E ratio of 18.81. This is represented as the equation (P/EPS), where P is the market price and EPS is the earnings per share. As per Wednesday, October 28, the company rating was upgraded by RBC Capital Markets. The returns on investment very popular metric among passive investors, it stands at 11.90%, when it lies in positive figure than security is feasible for investment or goes for higher ROI stocks.

by | December 06, 2017 | 01:11

Code.org also celebrated new pledges from states, school districts and organizations to expand access to computer science education. The announcement came as part of a Computer Science Education Week kickoff event in San Mateo. Kids who learn to code today will absolutely become the next generation of science and technology innovators . Elementary school students throughout the state are also participating independently in Hour of Code projects at various times during the week.

by | December 05, 2017 | 02:33

Hershey's just released a new goodie called Cookie Layer Crunch, which combines "crunchy cookie texture, layered with a decadent filing, all wrapped in creamy, genuine Hershey's Chocolate". Join the Corner Bakery eCafe and receive a free freshly baked cookie! Flavors include: Chocolate Chunk, Double Chocolate Chunk, Peanut Butter, Classic with M&M's, Snickerdoodle, Sugar, Oatmeal Raisin, Double Chocolate Mint, and White Chocolate Macadamia Nut.

by | December 05, 2017 | 02:26

Analysts remain split over whether Amazon will open a warehouse in New Zealand. In a statement on Tuesday, Amazon said it would offer free delivery on "eligible" orders over $49, and one-day delivery in some regions. Australia has always been home to Amazon-registered sellers, but until Tuesday they were limited to sending goods offshore because the Seattle conglomerate did not have a warehouse in the country of 24 million people.

by | December 05, 2017 | 02:19

While the precise date of the Winklevii bitcoin purchase is unknown, the cryptocurrency was trading for under $250 for most of the year - and under $150 for several months. The Winklevoss twins are long-time bitcoin bulls and are investors in crypto exchange Gemini. "Still, the twins" early comments about bitcoin appear to have been prescient.

by | December 04, 2017 | 01:47

He added: "The UK government, as the bank's majority shareholder, in our view, should use its influence through not agreeing to any closures in locations where no face-to-face alternatives are in place, and should require the Royal Bank of Scotland to ensure that practical and sustainable alternative banking services are put in place before any closures are signed off".

by | December 04, 2017 | 01:41

In addition, we have more reserve pilots on hand in December than normal months and they provide us with the ability to fly numerous trips that are now uncovered. As a result of this error, thousands of flights in December initially did not have pilots assigned to them. But despite American's statement , the APA continues to dispute the airline's numbers.

by | December 03, 2017 | 01:52

The slowdown marks the end of a rally for the Canadian economy that had, until now, lead its peers in the Group of Seven industrialized nations (G7). The figure was close to the 1.6 percent growth analysts were expecting, after a rate of 4.3 percent (revised down from 4.5 percent) was posted in the previous period.

by | December 02, 2017 | 01:06

But what if we say it was Elon Musk and his electric carmaker-cum-energy storage company Tesla have made it happen? The idea was that the battery would have the capacity to power over 30,000 homes in the event of severe blackout for at least an hour.

by | December 01, 2017 | 06:39

Phillips, with information that appeared to show she was working as a conservative activist to expose bias in major news organizations, the paper reported . Project Veritas released a new undercover video on November 27 showing employees at The Washington Post explaining the publication's bias against President Donald Trump , and revealing the influence of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, who purchased the news outlet for $250 million in 2013.

by | December 01, 2017 | 06:41

Despite being acquitted of murder, Garcia Zarate, 54, was found guilty of being a felon in possession of a firearm. Conservative pundit Ann Coulter said Steinle "would still be alive if we had a wall", referring to President Trump's call for the construction of a border wall between the USA and Mexico.

by | November 30, 2017 | 14:07

Today she is here and fortunately she is still a fan . "I have always felt that my respect and regard for the Indian film industry has rested in the presence that the film industry has had in our world". The young actor brought back memories as he danced to popular Bachchan numbers like Khaika Paan Banaras Wala, Saara Zamaana Haseeno Ka Deewana and more.

by | November 30, 2017 | 13:40

Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson is suing Uber for failing to disclose a massive data breach that left the personal information of 57 million people exposed. There is no excuse for keeping this information from consumers". "While Uber has repeatedly asserted that there has been no evidence of fraud or misuse tied to the incident, the concealment of a data breach bears serious consequences under the Data Privacy Act of 2012", according to Privacy Commissioner Raymund Liboro.

by | November 29, 2017 | 01:07

There are, of course, many ways to play an anticipated strong holiday season for the retail sector , but the best way may be to not get too involved in trying to pick winners and losers. At the same time, some analytics companies are reporting small decreases in Black Friday foot traffic. With the festive season now truly upon us thanks to the annual Black Friday kickoff, Christmas shopping is now in full swing.

by | November 28, 2017 | 01:18

In the past three weeks, gas prices in the Grand Rapids area have fallen 40 cents in just the past three weeks. On Monday afternoon the average price of a gallon of regular gas was $2.29 while last week's average was $2.47. Meanwhile, oil production in the US reached 9.7 million b/d last week, according to EIA's latest report, a high not seen since April 1971. That compares to the national rate, which sits at $2.49 per gallon.

by | November 21, 2017 | 01:28

Audio will be available later today . AT&T responded in a statement , calling the lawsuit "a radical and inexplicable departure from decades of antitrust precedent". The move may be a pointer that the Trump administration will look closely at other big merger deals. "We see no legitimate reason for our merger to be treated differently".

by | November 21, 2017 | 01:15

Uber and Volvo have reached a non-binding agreement whereby the Swedish carmaker will supply 24,000 self-driving cars to Uber. The purchase highlights the delicate line Uber has been forced to walk as it pursues driverless technology while also trying to keep its current workforce of more than 2 million drivers happy.

by | November 20, 2017 | 03:00

The Nifty crossed the 10,300-mark but ended at 10,283.60, up 68.85 points. The financial markets reacted positively to the development, with the BSE Sensex rising 236 points and the rupee rising to Rs. Now, all eyes will be on other rating agencies - S&P and Fitch Ratings - will follow Moody's lead. The second quarter's numbers would be out by the end of this month.

by | November 19, 2017 | 02:52

Randy Hultgren of Plano showed support for the bill, stating in a press release "this bill provides tax cuts for the middle class, low-income Americans and USA businesses of all sizes-from home builders, to contractors, to farmers and small businesses in IL".