Economy

Economy Fire Department Sets Christmas Tree Pick Up
Author: 0 Fire Department Sets Christmas Tree Pick Up

Trees delivered directly to the Recycling Center must also have all decorations removed and be emptied from plastic bags. If you are in a private Reston cluster, check with your cluster board or trash service provider to find out specifics for your neighborhood.

Economy Feces-smearing passenger prompts flight diversion: Authorities
Author: 0 Feces-smearing passenger prompts flight diversion: Authorities

According to the airline, the passenger cooperated with the fight crew and was interviewed by authorities upon landing. United Airlines flight 895 had to be grounded in Anchorage, Alaska, on Thursday night - hours and hours before reaching its final destination in China - due to a "disruptive passenger," the airline told NBC.

Economy Nissan developing technology to read your thoughts
Author: 0 Nissan developing technology to read your thoughts

Many current driver-assist systems can be a bit unpredictable or heavy handed in their responses, so it's not as if this is a problem that doesn't need to be addressed. The technology predicts by catching signs that the drivers brain is about to initiate a movement. - Thanks to the Nissan Intelligent Mobility, we move people to a better world by providing more autonomy, more electrifying and more connectivity.

Economy GasBuddy Warns 2018 gas prices to be highest since 2014
Author: 0 GasBuddy Warns 2018 gas prices to be highest since 2014

There is one bright spot for drivers in Saskatchewan, at least for now. "Circumstances beyond Canada's control, including a surging U.S dollar versus a weaker Loonie, increasing USA fuel demand and growing exports, will put a premium on what Canadians will pay at the pumps in 2018".

Author: 0 Alibaba Group Holding Limited (BABA)- Stocks Trapped in Bearish Claws

Rosenblum Silverman Sutton S F Inc who had been investing in Acuity Brands Inc. for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $7.44B market cap company. The firm earned "Neutral" rating on Wednesday, April 6 by DA Davidson. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Thursday, September 7 with "Hold". As per Tuesday, June 27, the company rating was maintained by Roth Capital.

Author: 0 (MCK) Chairman John H. Hammergren Sells 65000 Shares

M&T Bank Corp who had been investing in Illinois Tool Wks Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $56.80 billion market cap company. HAMMERGREN JOHN H had sold 225,000 shares worth $34.13M on Wednesday, September 20. Markel Corp now owns 15,100 shares of the company's stock valued at $2,485,000 after purchasing an additional 6,000 shares during the period.

Economy Dominion Energy to buy Scana, assume failed nuclear project costs
Author: 0 Dominion Energy to buy Scana, assume failed nuclear project costs

Both Gov. Henry McMaster and lawmakers seem pleased with the proposal but said they still have questions. "It's really good for the people who have been paying the bills". SCANA's stock price dropped to $45.02 a share at the close of trading Friday from $46.32 a share at the start of the day, well below the $55.35 a share that Dominion valued the deal at Wednesday.

Economy Amazon to Bid for Premier League Streaming Rights
Author: 0 Amazon to Bid for Premier League Streaming Rights

Some observers are sceptical about the likelihood of a bid for Premier League football, however. Amazon's possible entry into the bidding could have serious implications for Sky and BT, the current holders of Premier League rights. Amazon plans to bid for the rights to stream Premier League matches in an upcoming auction, Bloomberg News is reporting Friday, as part of a broader strategy to expand its reach of Amazon Prime and its Prime Video service.

Author: 0 RBC Capital Remains a Hold on Danaher Corp

It has underperformed by 26.17% the S&P500. The company's stock had a trading volume of 1,837,217 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,600,008. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Friday, December 15 by Stifel Nicolaus. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of DHR in report on Thursday, October 19 with "Hold" rating.

Author: 0 Coli O157:H7 Outbreak Leads to Consumer Reports Recommends Avoiding Romaine Lettuce

In a December 28 news release, the CDC declined to offer any specific advice, saying that because it hasn't found a source of the infections, it can't say whether US residents avoid any particular food. Keep in mind that the USA is still investigating and can't say with 100 percent certainty that romaine lettuce is the cause of the infection here.

Economy Warner Bros. Pictures Names Walter Hamada To Oversee DC Films Production
Author: 0 Warner Bros. Pictures Names Walter Hamada To Oversee DC Films Production

Justice League brought superstar potentials around Jason Momoa and Ezra Miller, thanks to their respective fantastic performances as Aquaman and the Flash . Thanks to Hamada, several horror franchises such as Annabelle , The Conjuring , and It found their target audience who kept coming back to theatres to be scared.

Economy Bankrupt Westinghouse bought for $4.6B - is United States nuclear making a comeback?
Author: 0 Bankrupt Westinghouse bought for $4.6B - is United States nuclear making a comeback?

Brookfield is using $1 billion of equity and $3 billion of debt to buy Westinghouse. Westinghouse has said it is aiming to exit bankruptcy as soon as March, which would allow Toshiba to book tax benefits in the current fiscal year. He said that Saudi Arabia is now looking to add nuclear power to meet its rising demand for electricity. Brookfield Business Partners indicated it would fund approximately 50% of the equity on closing with its existing liquidity.

Author: 0 Murphy Oil (MUR) Earns News Impact Score of 0.16

Finally, Earnest Partners LLC boosted its position in shares of Murphy Oil by 1.0% during the 2nd quarter. QEP Resources, Inc. (NYSE:QEP) has declined 34.57% since January 5, 2017 and is downtrending. Its down 0.01, from 0.93 in 2017Q2. Airain ltd now owns 541,861 shares of the oil and gas producer's stock worth $6,421,000 after acquiring an additional 74,586 shares during the period.

Economy Rite Aid reports overall revenue dip in Q3
Author: 0 Rite Aid reports overall revenue dip in Q3

A number of brokerages have commented on RAD . They set a "sector perform" rating and a $2.50 price objective on the stock. As part of its agreement with Walgreens Boots Alliance, WBA will purchase a total of 1,932 stores, three distribution centers and related inventory from Rite Aid for an all-cash purchase price of $4.375 billion.

Economy Most Flights Canceled at Bradley Airport
Author: 0 Most Flights Canceled at Bradley Airport

Baggage handlers load an Alaska Airlines jet at Los Angeles International Airport on September 12, 2008. It will be returned to regular operations once it's been certified "rodent-free" by a professional exterminator, according to an Alaska Airlines spokesperson.

Economy Tim Hortons slams franchisees for response to Ontario minimum-wage hike
Author: 0 Tim Hortons slams franchisees for response to Ontario minimum-wage hike

The choice by Tim Hortons and other businesses to roll back benefits and paid breaks and then blame the cuts on Ontario's minimum wage increase is a bully tactic by greedy business owners says Unifor. "These recent actions by a few Restaurant Owners, and the unauthorized statements made to the media by a "rogue group" claiming to speak on behalf of Tim Hortons, do not reflect the values of our brand, the views of our company or the views of the overwhelming majority of our dedicated and ...

Author: 0 Coinbase: No coins being added

The recent surge in the price of Ripple can be partly attributed to rumors of Coinbase's intention to add the virtual currency onto their exchange. The platform now supports only four cryptocurrencies - Bitcoin , Ethereum, Litecoin and Bitcoin Cash, with the last one added only a couple weeks ago.

Economy Constellation Brands, Inc. (STZ) Rating Increased to Buy at Vetr Inc
Author: 0 Constellation Brands, Inc. (STZ) Rating Increased to Buy at Vetr Inc

The hedge fund held 15,083 shares of the transportation company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $102,000, down from 123,495 at the end of the previous reported quarter. The rating was maintained by Pivotal Research with "Buy" on Thursday, January 7. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley on Monday, July 10 with "Buy".

Economy Largest known Prime Number discovered by GIMPS Project
Author: 0 Largest known Prime Number discovered by GIMPS Project

Jonathan Pace, an electrical engineer based in Germantown, Tennessee, is set to receive a £2,200 ($3,000) reward for his find. Known as M77232917 (Mersenne prime), the largest prime number was discovered by calculating two to the power of 77,232,917 and subtracting one from it.

Economy Investment to reduce further in last two quarters of FY18
Author: 0 Investment to reduce further in last two quarters of FY18

Meanwhile, agriculture is expected to grow by a mere 2.1 per cent this fiscal, while manufacturing is estimated to expand by 4.6 per cent. India's GDP would reach Rs 129.85 lakh crore in 2017-'18 as against Rs 121.90 lakh crore in the 2016-'17 fiscal year, the office said.

Economy US Economy Adds 148000 Jobs in December, Unemployment Remains at Record Low
Author: 0 US Economy Adds 148000 Jobs in December, Unemployment Remains at Record Low

The unemployment rate dropped to 5.7 per cent in December - the lowest mark since comparable data became available in 1976. This marks a 2.5% increase in wages over past year, slightly ahead of consumer inflation. Manufacturing, an industry that President Trump has sought to boost, added nearly 200,000 jobs a year ago, a turnaround from 2016, when it lost jobs.

Economy Scottish shoppers panic buy Irn-Bru ahead of recipe change
Author: 0 Scottish shoppers panic buy Irn-Bru ahead of recipe change

Stephen McLeod Blythe, who runs the Save Real Irn-Bru campaign, said he thought AG Barr would eventually be forced to revive the original formula. The maker announced a year ago it would cut Irn Bru's sugar content to below 5g per 100ml, down from 10g per 100ml, as part of its "long-standing sugar reduction programme".

Economy Mark Zuckerberg reveals personal challenge for 2018
Author: 0 Mark Zuckerberg reveals personal challenge for 2018

This Facebook post of his own comes following many controversies a year ago that Facebook contributed to spreading fake news , hatred and divisions - especially in the wake of U.S. He also pointed out that the major aim of web services was to distribute and decentralize power in the hands of people but rather has been happening the other way round.

Economy World's Biggest Airliner Diverted From JFK to Small NYC Airport By Storm
Author: 0 World's Biggest Airliner Diverted From JFK to Small NYC Airport By Storm

The Airbus A380 landed Thursday afternoon on a snowy runway at Stewart International Airport in New Windsor. Travel headaches are particularly severe Thursday in NY and Boston, according to FlightAware's MiseryMap . The flight was already delayed three hours. Numerous travelers then boarded on buses to NY. The Port Authority of NY and New Jersey says the flights will resume at 7 a.m.

Economy RBI to introduce new Ten Rupee note soon
Author: 0 RBI to introduce new Ten Rupee note soon

The central bank has already printed around 1 billion pieces of the new Rs 10 note , according to reports . The currency notes have a brand new feel to them and we mean not only literally but also figuratively. The Rs 50 note too has Swachh Bharat logo with slogan and is of 66 mm x 135 mm dimension. In September previous year, RBI lauched a new Rs 200 banknote in bright yellow colour.

Economy Mira Sorvino praises father after he threatens Harvey Weinstein
Author: 0 Mira Sorvino praises father after he threatens Harvey Weinstein

Reports Tuesday indicated that the Los Angeles County District Attorney had received and was reviewing two sexual assault cases against Weinstein, and would soon decide whether to move forward with prosecution. McGowan is getting her own documentary series about her fight against rampant sexual harassment and abuse in Hollywood. I sure didn't." Source: "TMZ/YouTubeIf I had known it, he would not be walking.

Economy Iceland forces firms to prove men and women are paid equally
Author: 0 Iceland forces firms to prove men and women are paid equally

The system was in works since 2012 and in June past year the 'Act on Equal Status and Equal Rights of Women and Men' was amended making it mandatory for organization with 25 or more employees to get certified by a certification body confirming that the payroll system and its implementation comply with the requirements of the law.

Economy Iceland Becomes First Country to Make Equal Pay a Law
Author: 0 Iceland Becomes First Country to Make Equal Pay a Law

The Global Gender Gap Report uses factors such as economic opportunity, political empowerment, and health and survival to calculate the state of gender equality in a country. It found that Iceland has nearly closed its gender gap in these areas - 87 per cent of the Icelandic gender gap has already been closed. The center found that women are still burdened by declining wages due to work-life balance, gender discrimination in the workplace and a lack of acceptance in male-dominated circles.

Economy LG Electronics unveil robots to work in supermarkets, hotels and airports
Author: 0 LG Electronics unveil robots to work in supermarkets, hotels and airports

South Korean tech giant LG Electronics has unveiled a trio of new concept CLOi robots created to help carry stuff from drinks to suitcases to shopping. At the annual tech show, LG will unveil robots that'll at some point replace workers in hotels, supermarkets and airports. The bot is also capable of delivering guests' luggage to the waiting auto at a fast rate.

Economy Roku to join voice-assistant race
Author: 0 Roku to join voice-assistant race

Roku's now joining the fray with an assistant that's specifically targeted at home entertainment, something the company said will help consumers simplify their theatre connectivity. Roku is a top dog in the streaming video world. Users can issue commands such as, "Hey Roku , play jazz in the living room" to activate a Roku Connected TV speaker, even if the TV is off.

Economy Trump Poised to Announce Cuts to Pakistan Military Aid
Author: 0 Trump Poised to Announce Cuts to Pakistan Military Aid

Khan's rambling tweets also criticized Pakistan's participation in the USA -led war on terror, in which Islamabad is a US ally. Accusing Pakistan of giving "safe haven to terrorists we hunt in Afghanistan", Mr Trump... Pakistan has also called a Federal Cabinet meeting on Wednesday. -Pakistani co-operation for winning the release of an American woman, her Canadian husband and their children who had been held by Haqqani militants for five years.

Economy New vehicle sales fall for the first time in six years
Author: 0 New vehicle sales fall for the first time in six years

He said Government plans to ban the sale of new conventional petrol and diesel cars from 2040, along with a vehicle tax hike on new diesel models in November's Budget , had damaged demand. So you could argue that carmakers really have themselves to blame. November's Budget also introduced a levy on new diesel cars that failed to meet the latest emissions standards.

Economy Australia legalizes medicinal cannabis exports
Author: 0 Australia legalizes medicinal cannabis exports

Shares in the more than a dozen Australian cannabis producers listed on the local exchange soared after the announcement. "We would like to be, potentially, the world's number one medicinal cannabis supplier", Hunt said , according to The ABC .

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