Economy

by | June 06, 2017 | 19:59

In breakdown, the index for new orders stood at 57.4 percent, down 2.7 percentage points from that in April, which showed a slight fall in logistics demand during the period. The majority of respondents' comments continue to indicate optimism about business conditions and the overall economy. USA new orders for manufactured goods in April decreased 0.8 billion US dollars, or 0.2 percent, to 469.0 billion dollars, in line with market consensus, the Commerce Department announced Monday.

by | June 06, 2017 | 20:18

The problems continued well into the weekend, with a backlog of passengers hoping to catch their rescheduled flights still delayed yesterday. Flights on Sunday and Monday were also affected, although BA said on Tuesday it was back to running a full flight schedule.

by | June 06, 2017 | 20:08

O'Brien Dermot J also sold $2.38M worth of Automatic Data Processing (NASDAQ:ADP) on Wednesday, January 25. First Republic Investment has 104,364 shares for 0.09% of their portfolio. In analysts report revealed to investors on 2 June, Evercore ISI Groupdecided to downgrade shares of Automatic Data Processing (NASDAQ:ADP) from their In-Line rating to a Underperform.

by | June 06, 2017 | 19:30

Seattle's City Council voted on Monday (June 5) to levy a special tax on sodas and other sugary beverages sold to consumers, becoming the latest of several local government bodies across the country to take such action for the sake of public health.

by | June 06, 2017 | 19:12

She still has to find a way to boost GM's stock, which still trades around its 2010 initial public offering price. Greenlight Capital founder and president David Einhorn had proposed splitting General Motors shares into two classes: one class would receive dividends, and the other would participate in growth and earnings.

by | June 06, 2017 | 19:35

City Attorney Dennis Herrera issued subpoenas to the companies on Monday for four years of records. Herrera said he sent the subpoenas pursuant to his authority to investigate whether the two San Francisco-based ride-booking companies are complying with state and local laws.

by | June 06, 2017 | 19:57

Impressive though the new iPad Pro 10.5 and upgraded iPad Pro 12.9 are, the changes which all iPads will get courtesy of iOS 11 are just as big a deal. The new iOS also features a new keyboard that gives access to punctuation features by flicking down on keys, allowing for faster typing. Machine learning can identify different kinds of "memories", or situations that you may want to keep track of, like birthday parties, graduations, and more.

by | June 06, 2017 | 19:39

Apple refreshed its 12.9-inch iPad Pro, but also ditched the older 9.7-inch iPad Pro size and stretched it out to a slightly bigger 10.5-inch iPad Pro, which replaces the 9.7-inch version. Sensors in the Apple Pencil measure both pressure and tilt for natural drawing, annotating and note-taking. If you happen to be using multiple Apple devices at the same time, for instance, a MacBook, iPhone and iPad, you might have noticed that the syncing of messages on the devices might not be as smooth ...

by | June 06, 2017 | 19:03

Qatar may be cut off from rest of the Gulf countries but flights between India and Doha will operate as usual for now. On Monday, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates, as well as Yemen, the interim government of Libya and the Maldives announced cutting diplomatic relations with Qatar over Doha's support of terrorism.

by | June 06, 2017 | 19:16

Although Apple Watch has emerged as the leader in its technological niche, it hasn't become a smash hit like the iPhone or the iPad - at least until tablet sales started declining. Apple used the same app that was used during the keynote to demonstrate its ARKit platform. And if you tap on another monster, yours will attack it.

by | June 06, 2017 | 19:11

Amazon achieved the highest dollar value growth of all brands in the top 100 ranking, increasing by US$40.3bn (+41%) to US$139.3bn to take the no. 4 position. Overall the value growth of pure online retailers has increased +388% since 2006, while traditional retailers dropped -23% as they took longer to adapt their offering to include online.

by | June 06, 2017 | 20:26

Experts said that the Trump administration's withdrawal from the pact jeopardizes financing for mitigation and control efforts by smaller nations and stokes fears that other countries may abandon their pledges to reduce emissions along with the United States.

by | June 06, 2017 | 19:17

Six embedded microphones will allow it to pick up a "Hey Siri" command even at long distances and with music at full volume and a Siri waveform will appear on the top of the device when it's activated. Augmented reality is a mixture of live images and virtual animations and objects placed over them. But so far, interest has been strongest among gamers, developers and hardware makers rather than everyday users.

by | June 06, 2017 | 19:09

It was not immediately clear how the attack would impact the election. "It was bad timing of it and I think we should have all respected the pause in campaigning, my party certainly did". The proportion of people saying the Labour leader would make a better prime minister than Theresa May went from 21% to 36% in a month, the Survation poll for Good Morning Britain (GMB) found.

by | June 06, 2017 | 18:33

The hedge funds in our partner's database now have: 341.60 million shares, down from 360.68 million shares in 2016Q3. Denbury Resources earned a media sentiment score of 0.14 on Alpha One's scale. The rating was downgraded by Johnson Rice on Monday, February 22 to "Hold". 05/19/2015 - Denbury Resources Inc. had its " rating reiterated by analysts at Goldman Sachs.

by | June 06, 2017 | 18:46

Since December 15, 2016, it had 0 buys, and 17 selling transactions for $10.03 million activity. Analysts await Southwest Airlines Co (NYSE:LUV) to report earnings on July, 20. This represents a $0.50 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.83%. This is an increase from Southwest Airlines's previous quarterly dividend of $0.10.

by | June 06, 2017 | 20:01

As the altercation escalated, Lopera punched Farmer with a closed fist multiple times - and used a "rear naked choke" on him to stop what he believed to be a carjacking in progress, police said. "There will be a time for justice". Farmer's mother, Trinita Farmer, had been wondering where her son was when coroner's employees arrived at her house on Mother's Day and told her that he had been killed, Lagomarsino said several days after Farmer's death.

by | June 06, 2017 | 18:34

The Justice Department has appealed to the Supreme Court after lower courts blocked the president's revised executive order that would restrict travel from six majority-Muslim countries. President Donald Trump waves as he departs an Air Traffic Control Reform Initiative event in the East Room at the White House , Monday, June 5, 2017 , in Washington .

by | June 06, 2017 | 19:58

Then, the train began to heat up in the darkened tunnel. "Some people started getting faint, and we started to try and see if we could identify any elderly people or pregnant women on the vehicle who were standing or needed water to see if they needed to sit and drink", Sciaraffo explained.

by | June 06, 2017 | 19:53

On Monday afternoon, the Intercept published a report about by a top-secret National Security Agency document the organization obtained, in which NSA intelligence concluded found that Russian military intelligence had attempted to hack more than 100 local election officials, and that it had carried out a cyberattack on a voting software company.

by | June 06, 2017 | 19:56

Other years, it gets what amounts to a complete overhaul. The App Store is being completely redesigned, with a new tab called Today to help people discover new apps that are appearing. We're looking at a lock screen redesign, with new notifications, gestures, and music player. iOS 11 also gets new animations and transitions while iMessage has been redesigned to bring to the forefront Apple's iMessage store.

by | June 06, 2017 | 18:58

Carriers in Saudi Arabia and the UAE , including Etihad Airways and Emirates , said they'll suspend all flights to and from Qatar's capital, Doha , starting Tuesday. CAOC is the command and control for all US and coalition air power in almost two dozen countries, including Iraq, Syria, and Afghanistan. Qatar's leader, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, spoke by telephone overnight with his counterpart in Kuwait and, in order to allow Kuwait to mediate, chose to put off a planned ...

by | June 06, 2017 | 18:17

The initial agreement would have expired next month. Stocks in Asia were mostly lower Friday after major oil-producing nations agreed to extend their ouput cuts for nine further months at an OPEC meeting in Vienna on Thursday. OPEC agreed on Thursday to extend its existing production cuts by nine months - more than the initially suggested six months - in tandem with non-OPEC producers, including Russian Federation.

by | June 06, 2017 | 17:57

Opinion polls have pointed to a victory by Muscat's Labour party but with a far narrower margin than in 2013 , when Labour won by a landslide after 15 years in opposition. Surveys showed Prime Minister Joseph Muscat was likely to win a second, five-year term. Muscat called new elections and ordered a magisterial inquiry after allegations surfaced that his wife also owned a company in Panama .

by | June 06, 2017 | 18:44

The government had planned to invest Rs70,000 crore in public sector banks through fiscal 2019 to restore their health. Bhattacharya had said that SBI would most likely opt for selling the shares via a QIP, a method under which a listed company can issue equity shares and some other securities to a select group of institutional buyers.

by | June 06, 2017 | 19:08

Residents and visitors of those countries must leave Qatar within 14 days. More so, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, United Arab Emirates and Bahrain cut relations with Qatar in a coordinated move. The Saudi's overriding objective is to force Qatar to distance itself from Iran, which it considers its principal rival for regional influence. "The measures by the anti-Qatar alliance signal commitment to forcing a complete change in Qatari policy or creating an environment for leadership change in ...

by | June 06, 2017 | 17:29

The research firm IDC says Apple and Xiaomi each has a worldwide market share of almost 15 percent in the first quarter. Apple also introduced a new version of its business-oriented iPad Pro at an intermediate size with more storage, a better display and an improved camera.

by | June 06, 2017 | 18:44

That involves shooting blasts of air underwater, which can affect ocean animals, including whales . In the bizarro alt-reality universe of Trumpistan, there's nothing like celebrating the world's oceans by opening them up for oil drilling - and that's just what the oil-stained kleptocrat wants to do by authorizing five companies to search for oil off the Atlantic Coast - from Florida to DE - using loud seismic airgun blasts that hurt whales, dolphins and other animals.

by | June 06, 2017 | 18:20

This year however, the talk also included the first look at the new HomePod , Apple's oddly named smart speaker.Available in December, it won't be cheap-$349-but Apple boasts that it will have better audio than its competition. There have been numerous updates throughout the year, but now it's time for iOS 11 to become available. The new design can be seen in the pictures above and below and Apple have said that this will be released with iOS 11.

by | June 06, 2017 | 18:26

USA emissions had been declining in recent years, but that will stop - according to an analysis by the Rhodium Group, they'll hold steady around 14 percent below 2005 levels, a far cry from the reduction of at least 26 percent Obama promised.

by | June 06, 2017 | 17:37

Investec Securities now has a GBX 400.00 PT on shares of Halfords Group (LON:HFD). Millennium Mgmt Ltd Liability holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Paragon Group of Companies PLC (LON:PAG) for 202,981 shares. The stock of Energy Transfer Equity LP (NYSE:ETE) earned "Outperform" rating by Bernstein on Wednesday, May 10. Close Brothers Group plc now has an average rating of "Hold" and an average price target of GBX 1,549.44 ($19.90).

by | June 06, 2017 | 18:32

It launched a small self-driving taxi trial program in Singapore a year ago, and also partnered with Grab, Uber and Lyft's ride-hail competitor in Southeast Asia. "We don't really know in detail how riders are going to engage with autonomous vehicles because we just haven't frankly had that much real-world experience", Iagnemma added.

by | June 06, 2017 | 17:39

The disappointing growth reading followed last week's announcement by the statistics office that unemployment spiked to 27.7% in the first quarter-the highest jobless rate since 2003. It represents the second conservative contraction quarter-on-quarter and places the South African economy in a technical recession. The poor growth numbers will now pile more pressure on the government to get the economy back on track as it aims to stave off further credit ratings downgrades.

by | June 06, 2017 | 18:08

Apple yesterday updated its iMac line with up to three times more powerful graphics , faster processors , Thunderbolt 3, faster storage options and brighter Retina displays , and added a Retina 4K display and discrete graphics to the US$1,299 (RM5,533) 21.5-inch iMac .

by | June 06, 2017 | 18:02

Placed which employs around 100 people, will continue to operate independently out of Seattle and other offices in NY and Los Angeles, according a GeekWire report that also noted that the deal is one of Snap's most expensive acquisitions .