Economy

Economy Name the world's safest airlines?
Author: 0 Name the world's safest airlines?

Close to 3.7 billion people flew in 2016, according to the International Civil Aviation Organization , with numbers rising steadily year-on-year for the last decade. "The fault was entirely with a fault in manufacture but the pilot skills of the Qantas crew saved the plane according to Australia's crash investigators", says Thomas.

Economy Net Neutrality: FCC Chairman Pai Pulls Out Of CES 2018
Author: 0 Net Neutrality: FCC Chairman Pai Pulls Out Of CES 2018

Ajit Pai , the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, canceled a speaking engagement at a major technology industry event days before it was scheduled to place because of death threats, according to a report Thursday. Since unveiling a plan to repeal the 2015 net neutrality rules, Pai has received death threats , and been the target of harassment campaigns. No reason was given for the pullout by Pai, who has attended CES for the past five years.

Economy Apple says Meltdown and Spectre flaws affect all Mac and iOS devices
Author: 0 Apple says Meltdown and Spectre flaws affect all Mac and iOS devices

The company says it has "already released mitigations in iOS 11.2, macOS 10.13.2, and tvOS 11.2 to help defend against Meltdown". Apple Inc will release a patch for the Safari web browser on its iPhones , iPads and Macs within days, it said on Thursday, after major chipmakers disclosed flaws that leave almost every modern computing device vulnerable to hackers.

Economy Watertown Sears not included in list of store closures
Author: 0 Watertown Sears not included in list of store closures

That's on top of the more than 1,000 stores closed in the past several years. A spokesperson for Sears Holdings declined to say how many employees will be affected by the closings. Liquidation sales at the affected locations would start January 12. Sears announced in November that 63 Kmart and Sears stores would close this month including the Kmart in Austintown.

Economy N-Out offers first new menu item in 15 years: hot cocoa
Author: 0 N-Out offers first new menu item in 15 years: hot cocoa

For that price, customers get an 8-ounce cup of steaming delight. It comes with a pack of mini marshmallows as well. For others, hot chocolate added to a menu of burgers, fries, milkshakes and soft drinks sounded like a wild experiment that was cooked up in an alternative universe.

Economy Latte levy: Coffee cups could be banned by 2023
Author: 0 Latte levy: Coffee cups could be banned by 2023

A cross-party committee called for urgent action to curb the mountain of up to five billion disposable coffee cups dumped each year, nearly none of which are recycled. Fewer than one in 400 cups is recycled, largely because their plastic linings make recycling trickier. Coffee cup producers and distributors have not taken action to rectify this and government has sat on its hands.

Economy AT&T to Launch Mobile 5G in 2018 - AT&T Newsroom
Author: 0 AT&T to Launch Mobile 5G in 2018 - AT&T Newsroom

The faster speeds enabled by 5G will benefit several emerging technologies, including Internet of Things (IoT) devices, virtual and augmented reality, and autonomous driving. As of now, there is not much information available the plans or the devices supported. Verizon said in November it plans to roll out 5G fixed wireless in five USA cities during 2018, starting in Sacramento, CA.

Economy Macy's store at Oaks Mall will be closing
Author: 0 Macy's store at Oaks Mall will be closing

As a result, Macy's raised its fiscal 2017 earnings outlook to a range of $3.59 and $3.69 per share , excluding the impact of various store closings and other costs associated with debt repurchases. The results, announced Thursday, came after both retailers focused on improving their online services while highlighting more exclusive offerings. Mayor John Cranley said downtown's vibrancy means the Macy's space will be filled.

Economy Govt announces details of electoral bonds
Author: 0 Govt announces details of electoral bonds

The bonds will be a bearer instrument in the nature of a promissory note and an interest-free banking instrument. A citizen of India or a body incorporated in India will be eligible to purchase the bond. The takeaway from this scheme, which finance minister Arun Jaitley had announced in his budget speech, however, is that the name of the person buying the bonds will be kept secret though he or she has to fill up a KYC form.

Economy How to buy ripple, one of the hottest bitcoin competitors
Author: 0 How to buy ripple, one of the hottest bitcoin competitors

At the end of the year, BTC's value increased by a massive 1400 percent from its value at the start of the year. But ripple isn't as easy to buy as bitcoin or other popular cryptocurrencies, since it isn't available in popular apps such as Coinbase .

Economy Lottery ticket worth $560000 sold in Coopersburg
Author: 0 Lottery ticket worth $560000 sold in Coopersburg

A jackpot-winning Treasure Hunt ticket worth $120,000 was sold at Red Land Beer & Soda Outlet on Old York Road, according to a news release from the Pennsylvania Lottery . The National Lottery has already confirmed the ticket was bought in the Dublin area. The life-changing digits for last Friday's draw were 4, 8, 22, 23, 48 and the lucky stars 1 and 12.

Author: 0 Stocks worth Investment with Performance Assessment: Barrick Gold Corporation (NYSE:ABX)

Barrick Gold Corporation ( ABX ) now has a Return on Assets (ROA) value of 8.5 Percent. Shares of Barrick Gold Corp ( NYSE ABX ) traded up $0.02 during trading on Friday, hitting $14.47. As per Friday, September 18, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has "Neutral" rating by SunTrust given on Monday, September 26.

Author: 0 Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc — Recommendation Trends Analysis

The hedge fund held 20,000 shares of the health care company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $287,000, down from 93,200 at the end of the previous reported quarter. First Manhattan reported 131,000 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Carl Domino reported 22,000 shares. Denmark-based C Gru Holding A S has invested 0.04% in Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc .

Economy SBI earns Rs 1772 cr in min balance penalty during April-Nov
Author: 0 SBI earns Rs 1772 cr in min balance penalty during April-Nov

Few days back, a study by an IIT-Bombay professor has claimed that public sector as well as private banks have been imposing unreasonable charges on customers for failing to maintain minimum balances in their savings accounts. But the rest, 29 crore savings accounts, were subjected to charges in case the MAB wasn't maintained. The study conducted by a professor of statistics, Ashish Das, showed that some banks like Yes Bank and Indian Overseas Bank have been imposing penal charges of over 100 ...

Economy BP expects £1bn hit from Trump tax changes
Author: 0 BP expects £1bn hit from Trump tax changes

BP would disclose the details of the final actual charge its its fourth quarter 2017 results announcement, due on February 6. However, in the short term, BP said the tax changes would change the value of its deferred-tax assets. The news follows similar announcements by BP rival Shell, which expects a $2bn-$2.5bn hit, and Barclays, which expects a £1bn charge. This is largely due to the reduction of the USA federal corporate income tax rate to 21% from 35%, effective January 1, 2018.

Economy British CEO, family killed in Sydney plane crash
Author: 0 British CEO, family killed in Sydney plane crash

The De Havilland DHC-2 Beaver plunged into the Hawkesbury River off Jerusalem Bay, near Sydney , on New Year's Eve, killing all on board. It could still be a number of days before the wreckage can be retrieved from the water. A witness, Myles Baptiste, told the broadcaster he saw the plane flying towards him about 500 metres away when it hit the water. Investigators do not yet know why the plane crashed.

Economy 2017 was the safest year for air travel
Author: 0 2017 was the safest year for air travel

The Netherlands-based aviation consultant firm counted a total of 111 accidents with only two resulting in fatalities. Five accidents involved cargo flights, while five were passenger flights. Given the expected worldwide air traffic of about 37 million flights, the accident rate is one fatal passenger flight accident per 7.3 million flights.

Economy Apple faces at least 12 different class-action lawsuits over iPhone slowdowns
Author: 0 Apple faces at least 12 different class-action lawsuits over iPhone slowdowns

Users of older iPhones in mainland China and Hong Kong will be able to replace their phone batteries at a heavy discount after Apple admitted to slowing down older devices to "dynamically manage maximum performance". This will undoubtedly have been in no small part helped by the price reduction from $49.99 to $29.99 in the run-up to the holidays, a price Amazon retains today.

Economy Serena loses in exhibition comeback after giving birth
Author: 0 Serena loses in exhibition comeback after giving birth

Serena Williams sounded a warning to her rivals at next month's Australian Open when she showed some impressive form in her return to action after having a baby. Bautista Agut made a strong start to the second set by breaking Anderson in the second game, but the South African broke back immediately to restore parity.

Economy California becomes largest USA state to open marijuana shops amid police caution
Author: 0 California becomes largest USA state to open marijuana shops amid police caution

As the most populous state in the United States , California joined a growing number of other states in the country to have legalized the sale of non-medical marijuana, which marked the the launch of a new industry in California, one that is heavily regulated and taxed, with revenues expected to reach several billion USA dollars each year.

Economy PH manufacturing PMI expands in Dec
Author: 0 PH manufacturing PMI expands in Dec

Businesses would remain positive in terms of output over the next 12 months. A PMI sub-reading for production fell to 54 from 54.3 in November, but was bang in line with the average over the last six months. "However, we should not underestimate downward pressure on growth next year due to tightening monetary policy and strengthening oversight on local government financing", said Mr.

Economy Customs System
Author: 0 Customs System "Disruption" Halts Major Airports

All the airports involved are now back online, according to CBP, though some are still experiencing effects from the outage. According to the agency, it still had access to national security-related databases so passengers could be screened appropriately.

Economy Dawgs run wild: Georgia beats Oklahoma 54-48 in Rose Bowl
Author: 0 Dawgs run wild: Georgia beats Oklahoma 54-48 in Rose Bowl

What, you thought Baker Mayfield was just going to stay out of sight all week and then walk into the Rose Bowl without any commotion? Georgia has rushed for at least 200 yards in all but two games this year, and that ability, coupled with Oklahoma's middle of the pack rush defense, will allow the Bulldogs to keep Mayfield and the Sooner offense off the field.

Economy John Williams Will Compose a Theme for the Next Star Wars Film
Author: 0 John Williams Will Compose a Theme for the Next Star Wars Film

The primary composer for the movie is still John Powell ( How to Train Your Dragon ), as announced in July . John Williams' association with Star Wars began in 1977 when he wrote the memorable score for A New Hope . Williams and Woody Harrelson. "John will complete the score". One question I have is whether John Powell's work on the Han Solo movie score is being worked on independently without hearing John Williams' new theme or if Powell will let that theme influence the ...

Author: 0 Range Resources Corp.'s (RRC) "Buy" Rating Reaffirmed at Jefferies Group LLC

Range Resources Corp Com now has $4.17 billion valuation. The stock decreased 3.12% or $0.55 during the last trading session, reaching $17.06. About 2.29M shares traded. Benchmark maintained it with "Buy" rating and $33 target in Wednesday, November 4 report. KLR Group restated a buy rating and set a $60.00 price objective (up previously from $59.00) on shares of Range Resources Corp.in a research note on Friday, February 24th.

Author: 0 Schlumberger Limited. (SLB) Shares Sold by Voya Investment Management LLC

The hedge fund run by Mariko Gordon held 1.99 million shares of the consumer non-durables company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $57.50 million, down from 2.16 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Credit Agricole S A invested 0.01% in W. P. Carey Inc. Analysts await CDK Global, Inc. (NYSE:WPC) to report earnings on February, 22. They expect $0.45 EPS, up 66.67 % or $0.18 from last year's $0.27 per share.

Economy Free rides on New Year's Eve from Major Brands, Inc
Author: 0 Free rides on New Year's Eve from Major Brands, Inc

Safe Home After Every Occasion is a 365-day social responsibility program created to make planning a safe ride home before a night out a habit. Limited promo codes are available and new codes will be posted on December 31 at 2 p.m.at www.soberride.com.

Author: 0 Schein Henry INC (HSIC) Holding Has Lifted by Neville Rodie & Shaw Inc

Wellington Mngmt Group Llp owns 0% invested in Henry Schein, Inc. The stock increased 0.21% or $0.16 during the last trading session, reaching $76.83. After $1.48 actual EPS reported by Pepsico, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -12.16% negative EPS growth. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.85 in Q3 2017.

Author: 0 East West Bancorp, Inc. (EWBC) Analysts See $0.91 EPS

About 657,082 shares traded. According to Zacks, "Great Western Bancorp Inc.is a full-service regional bank holding company". (NASDAQ: EWBC ) has risen 46.25% since December 31, 2016 and is uptrending. (NASDAQ:EWBC) rating on Wednesday, February 24. Bluemountain Management Lc invested in 0.02% or 19,366 shares. EWBC's profit will be $131.53 million for 16.71 P/E if the $0.91 EPS becomes a reality.

Author: 0 Crown Castle International Corp. (REIT) (NYSE:CCI) Stake Raised by Axa

The stock increased 1.03% or $0.47 during the last trading session, reaching $46.16. CENTRAL TRUST Co boosted its position in shares of Crown Castle International Corp. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, February 25 by SunTrust. (NYSE:REIT) on Wednesday, July 22 to "Buy" rating . Despite the fact that a low P/E ratio may make a stock look like a good buy, factoring in the company's growth rate to get the stock's PEG ratio can tell a different story.

Economy Brockport police wrangle squirrel loose in kitchen
Author: 0 Brockport police wrangle squirrel loose in kitchen

The resulting video shows the officer walking into the kitchen and a squirrel zooming around the walls and counters, crashing into a few dishes along the way. On Dec. 29, Brockport police responded to a report of a break-in by a squirrel who was allegedly munching away on some cookies. The pint-sized intruder was eventually captured by cops and released.

Economy Minimum wage hike goes into effect in NY, NJ
Author: 0 Minimum wage hike goes into effect in NY, NJ

Twenty cities, including Los Angeles and Washington, D.C. also have pay increases that have taken effect. The hikes are part of a plan to gradually increase the minimum wage for fast-food workers to $15 an hour. Stefan Stern, director of the High Pay Centre, said: "It's striking that the national minimum wage came in just as executive pay really started to spiral up and out of control".

Author: 0 Noble Midstream Partners (NBLX) PT Set at $62.00 by Robert W. Baird

It has outperformed by 21.15% the S&P500. Magellan Midstream Partners LP (NYSE: MMP ) had a decrease of 6.41% in short interest. The hedge fund run by Anthony Bozza held 2.08 million shares of the health care company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $165.31M, up from 1.88M at the end of the previous reported quarter.

Economy IAG To Buy Air Berlin's Austrian Leisure Airline Niki
Author: 0 IAG To Buy Air Berlin's Austrian Leisure Airline Niki

Niki, whose fleet of around 20 planes served resorts in Southern Europe and North Africa, opened insolvency proceedings on December 13 after German giant Lufthansa unexpectedly withdrew its purchase offer. The acquisition still needs to be approved by European authorities. IAG plans to turn Niki's operations into an Austria-based subsidiary of its no-frills Spanish airline Vueling, which the firm said will operate independently.

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