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Economy Tales From The Crypto: Bitcoin, Blockchain And The Future Of Money
Author: 0 Tales From The Crypto: Bitcoin, Blockchain And The Future Of Money

That pushed Ripple's market capitalization down to $98.5 billion, and lifted Ethereum's value to $111.9 billion, according to data firm CoinMarketCap . Ether coins crossed a key psychological threshold above $1,000 for the first time ever last Thursday . Also, after a long consolidation for almost three weeks, Bitcoin was seen showing some momentum this Friday on Jan 5.

Economy Samsung Elec tips record Q4 profit, misses expectations on strong won
Author: 0 Samsung Elec tips record Q4 profit, misses expectations on strong won

Samsung has had to overcome a bribery scandal that saw the company's de-facto head Lee Jae-Yong thrown into jail as well as a damaging recall a year ago of its flagship Galaxy Note 7 smartphone over exploding batteries. "The first-quarter operating profit is expected to stand at around 15 trillion won", Lee said in a report before Samsung's announcement. Shares of Samsung Electronics were trading at 2,574,000 won as of 9:51 a.m., down 1.04 percent from the previous session's close.

Economy No Pants Subway Ride participants fearless cold
Author: 0 No Pants Subway Ride participants fearless cold

However, NYC was not the only place in the US which celebrated this event. Though the date for the event keeps changing and is announced in the month of December every year, it always takes place in the freezing month of January when most of the participating cities are snow-clad.

Economy Dunkin' Donuts scales back menu to streamline service
Author: 0 Dunkin' Donuts scales back menu to streamline service

Just last week, DD announced it had removed artificial dyes from its doughnuts in the USA and now all locations are no longer using colors from artificial sources. The company is also testing signs at a few of its locations that call the store just "Dunkin'" in an attempt to bolster its image as a beverage-led brand.

Economy Will Aishwarya Rai Bachchan pay tribute to Lata Mangeshkar in 'Fanne Khan'?
Author: 0 Will Aishwarya Rai Bachchan pay tribute to Lata Mangeshkar in 'Fanne Khan'?

Aish will be a fan of Lata Mangeshkar. Reports are adrift that the actress will not only play a singer in the film but will also pay tribute to the legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar. However, over time she gets attached to the child and wants it back. "It's a attractive melody and Aishwarya looked lovely lip-syncing it on screen".

Economy Biggest Jaw-Droppers at the 2018 Golden Globes
Author: 0 Biggest Jaw-Droppers at the 2018 Golden Globes

The show was named best limited series , Nicole Kidman won for actress in a limited series for her work on the show, Laura Dern won for actress in a supporting role, and Alexander Skarsgard was singled out for actor in a supporting role.

Economy 'Jumanji,' 'Insidious' top 'Star Wars' in its fourth weekend
Author: 0 'Jumanji,' 'Insidious' top 'Star Wars' in its fourth weekend

That said, Insidious: The Last Key won Friday with $12.7 million including almost $2 million from Thursday previews. The fourth Insidious film follows a parapsychologist (Lin Shaye) investigating a haunting in her childhood home. The film, which carries on the saga of intergalactic intrigue, features original Star Wars cast members Mark Hamill and the late Carrie Fisher, as well as new-school stars Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Adam Driver, and Kelly Marie Tran.

Economy Toyota's new automated vehicle system will bring retail stores to you
Author: 0 Toyota's new automated vehicle system will bring retail stores to you

Toyota has created an alliance of business partners called the e-Palette alliance to support e-commerce mobilities. The vision Toyoda laid out was a compelling once, center around its new e-Palette vehicle, which is basically a flexible blank slate on wheels with an electric motor and a fully modular interior design.

Economy Record sales for Jaguar Land Rover
Author: 0 Record sales for Jaguar Land Rover

Sales growth for Land Rover was weak at 2%. Tata Motors Ltd.'s (500570.BY) subsidiary Jaguar Land Rover said Monday that sales grew 7% year-on-year in 2017, as it warned of a tough outlook in the United Kingdom. The UK meanwhile had a solid performance, with sales on a par with 2016's record. Similarly, Jaguar Land Rover's retail sales were 138,643 in Europe, in line with the previous year despite hard market conditions in the region.

Economy City Crews Preparing for Wintry Mix on Sunday, Jan. 7
Author: 0 City Crews Preparing for Wintry Mix on Sunday, Jan. 7

Any light mix of snow, sleet, or freezing rain should quickly depart this evening, and we'll be left with mainly cloudy skies overnight. Meteorologists emphasized the uncertainty of the long-term forecast but said, with models expecting a cold front to move across the Great Lakes region at the start of the week, the chances have increased.

Economy Sensex, Nifty scale new peaks as investors eye earnings, budget
Author: 0 Sensex, Nifty scale new peaks as investors eye earnings, budget

At 11:53 am, Sensex was trading 192 points higher at 34,346 while Nifty was 56 points up at 10,615. Please Wait while comments are loading. The gauge had gained 360.47 points in the previous two sessions. Asian markets were trading higher following firm USA lead as investors awaited upcoming earnings releases. The CSO on Friday said that India's growth is likely to slow down to 6.5 per cent in 2017-18 against 7.1 per cent in 2016-17 and 8 per cent in the preceding year mainly due to ...

Economy Nvidia's Xavier SoC will power Uber's self-driving vehicles
Author: 0 Nvidia's Xavier SoC will power Uber's self-driving vehicles

For the even more demanding task of piloting fully autonomous taxis, two Xavier processors are teamed up to form what NVIDIA calls its Pegasus AI computing platform. Volkswagen's involvement with Nvidia is somewhat less clear at this point. Nvidia also unveiled its Drive IX and Drive AR kits. The platform will enable the creation of AI-enabled applications such as facial recognition for automatically unlocking and opening the vehicle, surround perception to alert drivers to potential ...

Economy Mueller Eyes Ivanka Trump Encounter With Russian Lawyer
Author: 0 Mueller Eyes Ivanka Trump Encounter With Russian Lawyer

Ivanka did not attend the 30-minute sitdown between the Russians and three top Trump campaign advisers - his namesake son, his son-in-law Jared Kushner and campaign manager Paul Manafort. One of the people said McGahn contacted Sessions at the president's behest. The president has charged that Sessions' decision ultimately resulted in the appointment of Mueller.

Economy Girl Scouts Of Maine Holds Joint Cookie Rally
Author: 0 Girl Scouts Of Maine Holds Joint Cookie Rally

Be on the lookout for the Girls Scouts of Southern Appalachians, they're usually setup near grocery stores around the area. During Girl Scout Cookie season, each G.I.R.L. Cookies will be delivered from February 23 to March 1. "I mean, the money stays in our community". The cookies go way back, to 1917 when the first known sale was made in Muskogee, Oklahoma.

Author: 0 OJ Simpson poses with Las Vegas fans during Bills, Jaguars wildcard game

The Bills got into the playoffs this season after the Baltimore Ravens lost on a last-minute touchdown pass to the Cincinnati Bengals . But receiver Kelvin Benjamin was called for offensive pass interference in the end zone. Midway through the second quarter the Bills finally broke through on a 31-yard field goal from field goal from Stephen Hauschka to give Buffalo a 3-0 lead, but it didn't come without some controversy.

Economy 'World's most expensive vodka' found on Danish building site
Author: 0 'World's most expensive vodka' found on Danish building site

Copenhagen police say the bottle - which is worth $1.3 million, according to its owner - was recovered intact. Ingberg said earlier that he had not insured the bottle. The cap was crusted with diamonds and created to look like a vintage hood ornament. "I feel fantastic. The vodka god saved us ", Ingberg said to Danish newspaper Ekstra Bladet .

Economy SPC Financial Inc. Purchases Shares of 19300 CVS Health Corp (CVS)
Author: 0 SPC Financial Inc. Purchases Shares of 19300 CVS Health Corp (CVS)

Cvs Health Corp Com now has $79.48 billion valuation. CVS Health shares last traded at $78.16, with a volume of 8366788 shares changing hands. The shares were sold at an average price of $75.00, for a total transaction of $2,208,375.00. The stock of Calavo Growers, Inc. Maple Capital Management Inc, which manages about $544.25 million and $372.01M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Suntrust Banks (NYSE:STI) by 6,867 shares to 148,693 shares, valued at $8.89 million in 2017Q3, according to ...

Economy Opec oil cut adherence rises in Dec
Author: 0 Opec oil cut adherence rises in Dec

Anti-government protests in Iran have fueled uncertainty in the global oil market. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures hit $60.32, the highest since June 2015. Bank Jefferies said the oil price "upside from here is not obvious to us" but added that it expects the oil market to remain undersupplied through 2018.

Economy Planes Collide on Tarmac at JFK Amid Airport Chaos
Author: 0 Planes Collide on Tarmac at JFK Amid Airport Chaos

The Kuwait Airways flight was parked ahead of takeoff when the planes collided, the airline said on Twitter.Kuwait's passengers were transported to nearby hotels to await new flight arrangements as NY authorities investigated the incident, the airline added .

Author: 0 (NE) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages

Schwartz Investment Counsel Inc increased its stake in Noble Energy Inc ( NBL ) by 35.15% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Insiders have sold 518,787 shares of company stock valued at $14,283,745 over the last quarter.

Author: 0 Ripple CEO: Overnight price drop part of early-stage volatility

But while bitcoin is a decentralised digital currency, ripple is a "decentralised transaction network that also contains a digital currency", as former employee Nathan Ihara explained on Quora in 2013. Ripple seems to be the leader in a recent crop of new protocols, which are rapidly building their own communities. What predictions are you going to make around Ripple regarding its sustainability? Garlinghouse has also gotten richer with the rise of the XRP tokens.

Author: 0 United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS) Shares Sold by Gratus Capital LLC

Focused Investors Llc who had been investing in Cbs Corporation for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $22.02 billion market cap company. About 679,006 shares traded. JP Morgan has "Neutral" rating and $114 target. The firm earned "Sell" rating on Thursday, January 7 by Deutsche Bank. The stock has "Hold" rating by Cowen & Co on Monday, September 25.

Author: 0 Could General Electric Company (GE) Recover After Forming a Bearish Double Bottom?

Capital Research Global Investors lifted its holdings in shares of General Electric by 18.6% in the 2nd quarter. The stock increased 1.31% or $0.94 during the last trading session, reaching $72.43. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.32 EPS. analysts expect that General Electric will post 1.07 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Author: 0 Wells Fargo & Co Downgrades Express Scripts Holding Company (ESRX) to Underperform

At the time of writing, the stock is trading at $76.01, a change of -0.09% from the previous close. About 1.28M shares traded. Express Scripts (NASDAQ: ESRX ) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, October 24th. Therefore 42% are positive. The stock of Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ: ESRX ) has "Outperform" rating given on Thursday, July 30 by RBC Capital Markets.

Economy What is Ripple? The cryptocurrency growing faster than bitcoin explained
Author: 0 What is Ripple? The cryptocurrency growing faster than bitcoin explained

Compared to bitcoin's $250bn value, it is still a long way off, but with its rapid rise in value meaning Ripple is attracting more attention than ever, here's everything you need to know. A third reason Ripple has done so well - along with all cryptocurrencies for that matter - is a lack of "fairness" on cryptocurrency exchanges .

Economy United States job gains disappoint, unemployment holds at 4.1%
Author: 0 United States job gains disappoint, unemployment holds at 4.1%

Not surprisingly, wages didn't exactly burst into wild growth either, increasing three-tenths of a percent from November and 2.5% over the previous December. Among the unemployed, the number of new entrants decreased by 116,000 in December. Comcast after the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act passed in December that they will distribute $1,000 bonuses to more than one hundred thousand frontline and non-executive employees and invest more than $50 billion in infrastructure over the next several years as a ...

Economy The free upgrade to Windows 10 option now expires on January 16
Author: 0 The free upgrade to Windows 10 option now expires on January 16

Due to the severity, KB4056892 ( OS Build 16299.192) will be downloaded and installed automatically by Windows Update on Windows 10 machines (standalone package here). Apple: "Our testing with public benchmarks has shown that the changes in the December 2017 updates resulted in no measurable reduction in the performance of macOS and iOS as measured by the GeekBench 4 benchmark, or in common Web browsing benchmarks such as Speedometer, JetStream, and ARES-6".

Economy Colman's historic Norwich plant set to close in 2019
Author: 0 Colman's historic Norwich plant set to close in 2019

That prompted a review by Unilever, which said at the time that the operations of the two companies were uniquely intertwined with shared infrastructure. "We are committed to supporting our employees during this hard time", the spokesperson added. A Government spokesperson said: The government is disappointed Unilever has made a decision to close its Norwich plant, though we welcome Unilever's commitment to mustard milling and mint production in Norwich.

Economy Time to lose weight? Experts rate diets
Author: 0 Time to lose weight? Experts rate diets

News list. The Atkins diet , South Beach diet and Weight Watchers . Severely restricting carbohydrates can result in a process called ketosis. Haupt says the experts say the Keto Diet is not a good option for preventing or controlling diabetes or heart disease and could be risky for people with severe diabetes, heart disease or kidney problems.

Economy Lebanon Private Sector Downturn Continues In December
Author: 0 Lebanon Private Sector Downturn Continues In December

With the manufacturing PMI on a strong footing, the Nikkei India Composite PMI Output Index, which includes private sector activity in both manufacturing and services, showed a smart rebound to 53, from 50.3 in November. "Total new orders picked up at the fastest pace for seven months in December, which provides a positive signal for construction workloads in the short term".