Economy

by | April 22, 2017 | 04:20

Sarah Palin said "the culture had to change" at Fox News - following Wednesday's ouster of Bill O'Reilly over sexual harassment allegations - and called on women to "stand up and do something about it" when they face similar situations in the workplace.

by | April 22, 2017 | 04:15

In 2016 Atkins had 18,000 employees with revenues of approximately £2bn, with a presence in the US, Middle East and Asia, as well as in the United Kingdom and Scandinavia. "Together, we will become part of a larger global organization that will open the door to new opportunities for further growth and development". SNC-Lavalin has offered to Heath Drewett, the current chief financial officer and executive director of Atkins, a promotion to lead WS Atkins within the combined entity, ...

by | April 22, 2017 | 04:11

About 4.05 million shares traded. Finally, Needham & Company LLC reaffirmed a "buy" rating and set a $18.00 price target (up previously from $14.00) on shares of Cypress Semiconductor in a report on Wednesday, March 29th. Cypress Semiconductor had a positive return on equity of 3.52% and a negative net margin of 35.69%. The company reported revenue of $898.47 Million in the same period a year ago.

by | April 22, 2017 | 04:11

Here's what you need to know. The tight race has put the worst case scenario for the markets of two extreme candidates making it through to the second round with little possibility of consolidating a coalition in the upcoming parliamentary elections.

by | April 22, 2017 | 04:01

On the call, Chief Executive Officer Oscar Munoz said he would have "further conversations with customers and related governmental officials" in an upcoming trip to China that had been planned prior to the incident. " The flight 3411 incident, while undoubtedly a public relations disaster, will most likely not materially affect United's medium- to long-term financial and operational performance ".

by | April 22, 2017 | 03:53

James Craig, the president of the board of directors for the Kitchener-Waterloo Association of Realtors, hopes 16 measures announced by Premier Kathleen Wynne this week to cool the hot housing market in southern Ontario will ease the demand for the local market.

by | April 22, 2017 | 03:53

IT industry body Nasscom has no objection to the United States protecting its qualified workforce but only wants such measures to be made applicable to all companies instead of just Indian firms. "Any onerous additional restrictions on the H-1B and L-1 visa systems would hurt thousands of USA businesses and their efforts to be more competitive by hindering access to needed talent", Nasscom said in a press release on Wednesday.

by | April 22, 2017 | 03:42

M. Radhakrishnan, Secretary of the Kerala State Federation of Petroleum Traders, said the decision had evoked a mixed reaction. Annually Rs 2,500 crore ($387.00 million) worth of transactions takes place at fuel stations. The ministry has organised over 35,000 consumer awareness campaigns in the country, in all major regional languages. He said that there are about 38,128 retail outlets with point of sale (POS) machines and more than 86 per cent of retail outlets have digital infrastructure.

by | April 22, 2017 | 03:39

The administrators said it was "not possible to assure that the event could be held successfully - or that the safety of Ms. Coulter, the event sponsors, audience and bystanders could be adequately protected". Coulter reportedly also asked Berkeley officials to warn students that "engaging in violence, mayhem or heckling" to prevent the speech would result in expulsion, the statement said.

by | April 22, 2017 | 03:32

It is crucial for the party to make way in states such as West Bengal, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Kerala, where regional parties dominate the political landscape. According to sources close to him, Pradhan, 48, who is now a Rajya Sabha member from Bihar, has also made no secret of his desire to serve the people of Odisha.

by | April 22, 2017 | 03:24

In an extensive interview with explainer website Wait But Why , Musk explained the start-up's ambitions to implant electrodes in human brains so we can one day communicate using " consensual telepathy ". The company will create universal protocols for companies to follow to ensure the responsible development of AI. These computers will be so efficient that in order to keep up with them, humans will have to implant "neural laces" in the brain.

by | April 22, 2017 | 03:24

Roared on by their raucous away support, Anderlecht gave United several scares before finally succumbing in the 107th minute. But Ibrahimovic's departure actually added impetus to the United attack, allowing the introduction of Anthony Martial, who replaced Marcus Rashford out wide on the left while the young England striker moved into a more central position up front.

by | April 22, 2017 | 03:13

Investors measure stock performance on the basis of a company's earnings power. General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) shares edged up 0.90% to $30.27 on Thursday. The stock diminished about -0.54% in the past 5 years, this negative value indicates that the stock constantly going down in previous years as well.

by | April 22, 2017 | 03:11

US West Texas Intermediate ( WTI ) crude futures were up 26c at $53.66 a barrel, on track for a seventh straight session of gains. The IEA said oil stocks in the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development industrialized countries fell by 17.2 million barrels in March, although inventories were still 300 million barrels above the five-year average.

by | April 22, 2017 | 03:04

That payday is almost double what O'Reilly and the company coughed-up in terms of settlements with five women who had complained about sexual harassment or other inappropriate behavior by the larger than life Fox star. Since then, more than 50 advertisers have abandoned his show. This month, the timeline repeated itself. Exactly two weeks later, O'Reilly was dismissed.

by | April 22, 2017 | 02:50

The 457 Visa programme is used mainly to hire foreign workers in the restaurant, IT and medical industries and the majority of such visa holders came from India, Britain and China, reported the Sydney Morning Herald on Tuesday. Mr Turnbull declared that the 457 visa scheme that helped Australia digest its biggest-ever resources boom without blowing up the economy had "lost its credibility".

by | April 22, 2017 | 02:28

David Perdue, R-Ga., and Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, holds up a signed Executive Order, Friday, April 21, 2017 , at the Treasury Department in Washington. And Mnuchin said the orders don't give him any authority he doesn't already have. The other memo will order the Treasury to review a process that designates which non-bank firms could threaten the financial system if they fail.

by | April 22, 2017 | 02:01

Telecom regulator Ofcom announced plans for improving access to Openreach's telecom infrastructure, enabling competing providers to connect their own fibre broadband directly and cost-effectively to homes and offices. The consultation concerns Openreach's duct and pole access product, known as physical infrastructure access (PIA) and builds on one held earlier. For example, while it can take days to build 200m of duct using traditional construction methods, fibre cables could be installed in ...

by | April 22, 2017 | 01:55

US West Texas Intermediate crude futures were down 6 cents at $53.05 a barrel. OPEC members pumped a combined 31.93 million barrels of crude daily last month, down 153,000 bpd from February, the group said in the latest edition of its Monthly Oil Market Report.

by | April 22, 2017 | 01:49

The steep drop by IBM came after the company reported first quarter earnings that beat analyst estimates but on weaker than expected revenues. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 80 points, or 0.39%, to 20,443, the S&P 500 was flat lost 0.16 points, or 0.01 percent, to 2,342.03 and the Nasdaq Composite added 23 points, or 0.39%, to 5,873.

by | April 22, 2017 | 01:05

Few People had created a controversy over Azaan which the Muslims perform for two minutes and anyone who has a problem with the Azaan should peep out from his swanky apartment with an open heart and understand the uniqueness of India said Asaddidin Owasi.

by | April 22, 2017 | 00:58

The event is part of Obama's goals to "encourage and support the next generation of leaders driven by strengthening communities around the country and the world", his office said in a statement. His office did not say what days the former president will be in town or what else he has scheduled, the report added. Kevin Lewis, a spokesman for Obama, told the Chicago Tribune that hundreds are expected to attend the address.

by | February 01, 2017 | 00:26

The U.S. Energy Information Administration is to release weekly data on oil and gasoline stockpiles. Although we haven't seen the numbers from the non-OPEC producers yet. On Monday, oil futures lost ground over concerns of increasing USA oil production, as the latest United States oil rig count released by oil driller Baker Hughes on Friday showed that U.S.

by | January 27, 2017 | 01:09

ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) now has mean rating of 2.10 while 11 analysts have commented the shares as "BUY", 7 recommended as "OUTPERFORM" and 7 commented as "HOLD". The Stock now has a Weekly Volatility of 1.37% and Monthly Volatility of 1.36%. While for the next 5 years, the growth estimate is 11.2%. 10/11/2016 - Caterpillar , Inc.

by | October 05, 2016 | 11:38

The only fallers on the Dow were Goldman Sachs, down 0.14% and Microsoft, which shed 0.09%. All three major indexes tallied their strongest quarterly gains since Q4 2015, with the Nasdaq rallying 9.7%, the S&P rising 3.3% and the Dow adding 2.1%.

by | September 09, 2016 | 10:13

Movements above 70 are interpreted as indicating overbought conditions; conversely, movements under 30 reflect oversold conditions. Juno Therapeutics Inc. The average true range of the stock is observed at 0.05 and the relative strength index of the stock is recorded at 82.68. The stock touched 52-week High of $0.71 on Sep 6, 2016 and 52-week Low of $0.21 on Feb 10, 2016.