Finance

by | March 28, 2018 | 01:39

The Dow Jones industrial average plummeted in the final hours of a bouncy day Friday and closed down 424 points, 1.77 percent. The tech-heavy Nasdaq slid 211.74 points, or 2.9 percent, to 7,008.81. Higher yields are good for banks, because they drive up interest rates on mortgages and other loans, making them more profitable for lenders. Facebook fell another 2.2 per cent after the Federal Trade Commission said it was investigating the company's privacy practices.

by | March 28, 2018 | 01:40

There's a color temperature sensor that helps in a better color reproduction. Huawei has announced a global price of €680 for the P20, which converts to Rs 54,700. At the time, the innovation pointed the way toward in-display fingerprint sensor technology, which was widely anticipated to be the big mobile innovation of 2017.

by | March 27, 2018 | 17:30

The history-making QF9, carrying more than 200 passengers and 16 crew, pushed back just before 7pm on Saturday evening and landed in London at 5am on Sunday. Qantas' CEO Alan Joyce says the airline has combatted this by putting "hands-down the most comfortable aircraft that Qantas has ever put in the sky".

by | March 26, 2018 | 02:05

The woman's mother, Noppawan Nantakit, said her daughter is a third-year student at Kasetsart University and there was no apparent motive for the attack. The woman filed a complaint against her husband a week after the incident and once she recovered from her injuries. The case was registered yesterday on the court's order.

by | March 24, 2018 | 16:50

Unions deliberately chose March 22nd as the launch date for the strikes to coincide with the start of France's legendary protests in 1968 that saw pitched street battles between police and students. "Why not guarantee passengers free travel?" Those who had no choice but to head in to work faced major headaches. Outlining his plan previous year, Macron said that his reform package would aim to give companies more hiring and firing flexibilities, more power to negotiate working conditions ...

by | March 24, 2018 | 16:51

Dublin Fire Brigade said eight fire engines, specialist fire-fighting equipment and paramedics were at the scene. There are up to 20 units battling the fire and nearby roads have been closed. The hotel was previously used to help accommodate homeless families in need of emergency accommodation. He added: "The situation is that the top seven floors of the hotel are now on fire".

by | March 24, 2018 | 16:51

But other factors like valuations, the Facebook-led weakness in tech, signs of slowing economic growth, lingering nervousness following the burst of market volatility last month and tighter USA monetary policy are all at play. Mr Trump, however, has said that the U.S. move to raise tariffs against China was already beginning to get results. Deutsche Bank provided an example of how uncertainty caused by the Trump administration measures could cause chain reactions that would affect other ...

by | March 22, 2018 | 02:01

In a brief statement posted on its Facebook account, Careem said it "hasn't been notified officially to stop its operations" and was operating normally. Uber operates three-wheeled tuk-tuks in at least one Red Sea resort area. Taxi drivers also say they shoulder licensing costs not borne by Uber or Careem drivers.

by | March 22, 2018 | 02:01

US stocks are trading higher Wednesday afternoon as investors await news on whether the Fed will raise short-term interest rates at the completion of its two-day meeting. The move was the latest step away from years of stimulating the world's largest economy in the wake of the 2007-2009 financial crisis and recession.

by | March 22, 2018 | 01:40

Amazon, Target, and Walmart all cranked up toy discounts during the holiday shopping buzz, severely hurting Toys-R-Us revenue during this critical time of business. While several already have, USA Today reports that the company hopes to kick off liquidation sales at most of its stores this Thursday. "We are grateful for the hard work of Toys R Us staff during this very difficult period".

by | March 21, 2018 | 08:15

Inflation cooled in February as the impact of the Brexit-hit pound on everyday prices began to "work through the system". Tuesday's data, due out at 09:30 London time, are crucial to the market's perception of United Kingdom inflation pressures.

by | March 21, 2018 | 08:12

With posters focusing on specific characters from the MCU, the experiences were developed in partnership with Marvel Studios and Marvel Themed Entertainment. It is going to take over where " A Bug's Land " now sits, and the transition has already started at "It's Tough To Be a Bug" closed permanently on March 19, 2018.

by | March 20, 2018 | 04:46

Neighbors saw her in the yard covering her face with her hands and brought her blankets because the blast had ripped off some of her clothing, said Anne Marie Castillo, who lives five houses down from Mason. It could have maimed any passerby, police said. That's in addition to the $15,000 reward being offered by Gov. Abott's office. Grote said one of them was riding a bike in the street and the other was on a sidewalk when they crossed a tripwire that he said knocked "them both off their feet".

by | March 20, 2018 | 04:46

The social media giant's shares were down 5.36 per cent at $175.17 at the time of writing, slashing almost $4bn (£2.8bn) off of founder Mark Zuckerberg's fortune. Facebook said Cambridge Analytica has given the forensics firm complete access to its servers and systems. In an interview Monday on NBC's "Today", Wylie said Cambridge Analytica aimed to "explore mental vulnerabilities of people".

by | March 19, 2018 | 00:23

Kumar said there are several points of contention between the two countries that have been pending for quite some time now and that India wishes to raise them for resolution through diplomatic channels and not before the media. Out of these 26 incidents in Delhi, two were against school-going children of diplomats, sources said. Dr Faisal denied New Delhi's allegation that similar incidents have occurred with Indian diplomats in Pakistan.

by | March 19, 2018 | 00:18

On Thursday , France , Germany , the USA, and the United Kingdom condemned Russian Federation for its part in the poisoning using a nerve agent known as Novichok , which they said was "of a type developed by Russia ". Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Friday Moscow had already decided on retaliatory measures, which she said Britain would be informed of in the near future.

by | March 19, 2018 | 00:16

Two Sigma Advisers LP increased its position in shares of Express Scripts by 143.4% in the 4th quarter. Denver Investment Advisors Llc holds 0.88% of its portfolio in Dean Foods Company for 1.66 million shares. The combined company would be based at Cigna's headquarters in Bloomfield, Conn., while Express Scripts would remain at its St. Louis headquarters.

by | March 16, 2018 | 02:06

The research , conducted at the State University of NY, took in more than 250 bottles from 11 different brands, sold across nine countries. Researchers at the UEA pioneered a rapid screening method to identify microscopic plastic particles - as small as a few micrometres - in water by staining them using fluorescent Nile Red dye.

by | March 16, 2018 | 02:06

According to unconfirmed information, the new duties are mostly about production of the technology sector, affecting almost 100 goods. "He's going to be pushing for that, and there could be additional actions", White House Deputy Press Secretary Raj Shah told reporters in a gaggle overseas Air Force One.

by | March 16, 2018 | 02:05

Refining firms Phillips 66 and PBF Energy Inc, usually large buyers of Venezuelan crude, did not purchase cargoes from PDVSA last month, according to the data. Total output dropped by 77,000 bpd to 32.186 million bpd, led by declines in Iraq, the United Arab Emirates and Venezuela , according to figures OPEC collects from secondary sources.

by | March 16, 2018 | 02:06

Billboard giant Clear Channel's owner IHeart Media (mainly a radio operator in the US) has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in the United States, drowned by over $20bn of debt it incurred in a private equity buyout around the time of the financial crisis of 2007.

by | March 16, 2018 | 02:03

A 10-month-old puppy has died while on a United Airlines flight. United also acknowledged that, due to a mix-up Tuesday, a German shepherd bound for Kansas City from OR was accidentally flown to Japan. "We express our deepest condolences". Data from the US Department of Transportation show that three times as many animals died on United flights a year ago than on all the other US carriers put together.

by | March 16, 2018 | 02:04

That would leave it with stores in Canada, central Europe and Asia, where it could find buyers for those assets. It announced in January that it would close 182 U.S. This saddled Toys R Us with an astronomical amount of debt - over $5 billion worth - that the company hadn't shaken even a decade later. According to a report from The Record in Bergen County, N.J., the websites, including Babies R Us registries, will stay up and operating for now in the hopes that someone will buy them.

by | March 15, 2018 | 05:48

The Internet-search giant is also restricting ads for financial products including binary options, a risky derivative with an all-or-nothing payoff. She said: "In 2017, we took down more than 3.2 billion ads that violated our advertising policies, which is more than 100 bad ads per second".

by | March 14, 2018 | 00:19

It is not yet clear what caused the outage. Officials say they have implemented temporary measures to "maintain a limited operation" while the airline's IT department works to identify the issue and restore service. Air Canada is reporting a problem at its customer contact centres, preventing customers from checking in for a flight or booking a flight. At around 11:15 a.m., Victoria Airport reported that Air Canada self-serve check-in kiosks were once again operational.

by | March 11, 2018 | 01:51

Capitol Building. The Pentagon memo did not include a cost estimate for the parade. Despite the lack of tanks, the parade will feature "a heavy air component", with military air crafts flying overhead at the end of the parade. It is pertinent to mention that Department of State is planning to invite heads of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allied member states to watch the parade along with President Trump.

by | March 11, 2018 | 01:51

During the pilot, a trained human driver will sit behind the wheel, ready to take over, if necessary. Waymo today announced that it's launching a pilot program in Atlanta to focus specifically on self-driving trucks and automated logistics.

by | March 10, 2018 | 01:41

Speaking first to the Washington Post and then on MSNBC, Nunberg vowed to defy Mueller, who is investigating Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election and alleged collusion between Trump aides and Moscow. But everything culminated in a painfully awkward interview when CNN's Erin Burnett asked him if he had been drinking. Amid other attacks on White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, Nunberg accused her of spreading lies that he is "a drunk and a drug addict", according to ...

by | March 10, 2018 | 01:41

Paul Ashworth, chief US economist at Capital Economists said that he is not paying much attention to wage data. The jobs report was exactly what Wall Street wanted. Clothing and general merchandise retailers hired less than they were expected to before the holidays but afterwards laid off fewer workers than expected, resulting in apparent gains for the sector after seasonal adjustment, the report said.

by | March 07, 2018 | 11:58

Trump's eponymous Manhattan tower on Fifth Avenue has decreased in value by $41 million since past year, Forbes estimated. Forbes estimated Trump's total fortune at $3.1 billion, far from the over $10 billion he once claimed, but still enough to make him the richest president in USA history.