Economy

by | January 06, 2018 | 01:58

Gas prices will likely be the highest this year that they have been since 2014, said GasBuddy analyst Patrick DeHaan. And it is the fact that unexpected events can, and do, occur, that makes forecasting what prices will do in the coming year hard.

by | January 06, 2018 | 00:31

The statement is a response to rumours circulating in the crypto stace that Ripple might be the newest addition to Coinbase's portfolio of digital assets . "Coinbase said that any addition of new assets or currency will be announced through either blog post or other official channels". Ripple fell immediately after the release of the statement, ending the day at $3.20, according to data from cryptocurrency tracker Coinmarketcap.

by | January 05, 2018 | 23:52

The FCC signaled in the order that one benefit of the rule rollback is that the government could look more holistically at potential threats to 'net openness by both edge providers and ISPs, rather than just the ISP portion of the 'net ecosystem.

by | January 05, 2018 | 22:44

The company has a market cap of $42,330.00, a PE ratio of 28.87, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.46 and a beta of 0.08. The stock decreased 1.16% or $1.26 during the last trading session, reaching $107.21. This number is based on a 1 to 5 scale where 1 indicates a Strong Buy recommendation while 5 represents a Strong Sell. The stock was sold at an average price of $210.10, for a total transaction of $616,643.50.

by | January 05, 2018 | 20:52

If you wrote it down, the largest prime number discovered would fill the King James Bible seven times over, or Proust's A la recherche du temps perdu twice. There may be smaller, as yet undiscovered Mersenne primes, and there may be certainly larger Mersenne primes waiting to be found. That's one heck of a LONG number.

by | January 05, 2018 | 20:15

Wages were up 2.5 per cent year-on-year in line with expectations. The ADP employment report registered a 250,000 increase in payrolls in December, though it's worth noting that ADP has, on average, reflected 38,000 higher payrolls per month than the Bureau of Labor Statistics' official numbers.

by | January 05, 2018 | 19:57

The Colman's Mustard site in Norwich is set to close by the end of next year, affecting 113 jobs there. The consumer goods giant announced plans to re-examine the future of the site past year after soft drinks group Britvic , which shared the Norwich factory with Colman's, said it was transferring its production lines for Robinsons and Fruit Shoot to other facilities in East London, Leeds and Rugby.

by | January 05, 2018 | 19:14

Whiteout conditions due to the major nor'easter that swept the United States coast on December 4 caused travel complications in and out of JFK Airport, where hundreds of flights were canceled and the airport closed in mid-afternoon. The flight was already delayed three hours. Nineteen planes diverted from John F. Kennedy International Airport to Dulles. The Port Authority of NY and New Jersey says the flights will resume at 7 a.m.

by | January 05, 2018 | 17:01

Spotify has filed paperwork with United States regulators to become listed on the New York Stock Exchange. Spotify , valued at as much as $19 billion a year ago, is targeting a direct listing in the first half of 2018. 1 music streamer, with a $1.6 billion lawsuit last month , claiming that it used thousands of songs by artists such as Tom Petty , Neil Young and Stevie Nicks without a license and compensation to the music publisher.

by | January 05, 2018 | 18:11

R Gandhi, former deputy governor of RBI in charge of currency management, earlier told DNA Money, "It is very important to have various denominations of currency in a country and the Rs 200 was a missing link in the lower denomination". Other features of the new not include, a see-through register with denominational numeral 10. 2. But strangely, currencies of Rs 200 are still not available at 90% of the ATMs.

by | January 05, 2018 | 18:08

The comments on Mira Sorvino's post were full of praise for Paul Sorvino as an actor and father. He's also father to Amanda, 46, and Michael, 40. "My daughter. Take a look at Harvey Weinstein before allegations surfaced. Mira Sorvino told The New Yorker in October that while promoting Mighty Aphrodite at the 1995 Toronto International Film Festival, Weinstein "started massaging my shoulders, which made me very uncomfortable , and then tried to get more physical, sort of ...

by | January 05, 2018 | 17:45

Setting an example for the world to follow, this new year Iceland ensured that companies within its border do not discriminate amongst its employees based on gender. Since the reports began in 2006, Iceland has closed around 10 percent of its total gender gap, making it one of the fastest-improving countries in the world.

by | January 05, 2018 | 15:51

All part of LG's new CLOi (pronounced KLOH-ee) robot brand, the Serving Robot , Porter Robot and Shopping Cart Robot follow in the footsteps of the Airport Guide Robot and the Airport Cleaning Robot that recently completed successful trial runs at Korea's Incheon International Airport.

by | January 05, 2018 | 16:32

Roku's move into the smart speaker market has been speculated for months, and was amplified last November when Roku confirmed the acquisition of Dynastrom, a startup based in Denmark that specializes in high-quality multi-room audio. TCL, who is Roku's premiere TV partner, will be showcasing its first Roku Connect device at CES next week in Las Vegas . As of Q1 2017, Roku had a 37% share of all streaming devices in United States households, followed by Amazon Fire TV with a 24% ...

by | January 05, 2018 | 16:16

Pakistan has received over $33 billion in overt aid - a mix of economic and security-related assistance from the United States since 2002, when America invaded Afghanistan to get rid of the Taliban regime sheltering al Qaeda, the outfit responsible for the September 11 terrorist attacks.

by | January 05, 2018 | 14:33

Lemonis's Camping World acquired certain assets of the company and rebranded it to Gander Outdoors . "In addition to the York location, we are now pursuing other locations for reopening and expansion and expect to announce additional locations and markets in the coming weeks".

by | January 05, 2018 | 15:33

So Scotland's "other national drink" is changing. A PETITION to stop Irn Bru makers AG Barr from changing the recipe of the popular soft drink has amassed thousands of signatures . 'Since setting up the campaign, I've had lots of people get in touch with a number of illnesses explaining how they can't consume stuff with these sweeteners.

by | January 05, 2018 | 14:56

Last year, we bought 93,454 used cars from the United Kingdom, their prices made that much more affordable for us by the plunge in the value of pound Sterling triggered by Brexit . Diesel vehicles have been recognised as a major contributor to nitrogen dioxide pollution on busy roads across the United Kingdom, particularly as some diesels have been found to be emitting far greater levels of pollutants in real-world conditions than in laboratory tests.

by | January 05, 2018 | 13:56

Bankruptcy Court last March. Toshiba bought Westinghouse for $5.4 billion in 2006. The acquisition by Brookfield Business Partners LP on Thursday comes one day after an agreement tying up loose ends from two failed nuclear reactors in SC.

by | January 05, 2018 | 13:49

Australia's chief commodity forecaster does not publish data on cannabis production, but rough estimates by the University of Sydney estimated the legal industry at A$100 million ($78 million), well below the C$4 billion ($3.19 billion) that Canada estimates its market to be worth.

by | January 05, 2018 | 13:57

Uber Technologies Inc co-founder Travis Kalanick, who was ousted as chief executive in June, is selling almost a third of his 10 percent stake in the ride-services company for about $1.4 billion, a person familiar with the matter said on Thursday.

by | January 05, 2018 | 13:51

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has pulled out of a scheduled appearance at next week's Consumer Electronics Show ( CES ) in Las Vegas - and tech analysts are speculating he did not want to take the heat for his agency's killing of net neutrality.

by | January 05, 2018 | 11:16

Other major companies rolling out fixes include Microsoft , Amazon and Google . The defect affects the so-called kernel memory on Intel x86 processor chips manufactured over the past decade, The Register reported citing unnamed programmers, allowing users of normal applications to discern the layout or content of protected areas on the chips.

by | January 05, 2018 | 12:17

In-N-Out, according to the Inland Valley Daily Bulletin and then confirmed by multiple outlets, began serving hot cocoa in mid-December. It was tested a couple of weeks ago in Southern California . The last time anything changed on the menu it was when restaurants added lemonade around 15 years ago. But for Irvine-based In-N-Out, a menu expansion is tantamount to Taco Bell serving fries on its Mexican-inspired menu.

by | January 05, 2018 | 10:16

Throwaway coffee cups should face a 25p " latte levy ", MPs said last night. But with the UK's burgeoning coffee shop culture, attention has now turned to the growing problem of difficult-to-recycle cups littering the streets and clogging up the waste-disposal systems.

by | January 05, 2018 | 10:21

They reason is that the sooner they can offer the advantages 5G delivers, including blazing-fast speeds and low latency, the more quickly they can attract new customers. The emphasis on mobile 5G-as opposed to the fixed wireless access type of 5G that rival Verizon has been focused on-is notable given that a lot of skeptics cast doubt on the ability to offer mobility in millimeter wave spectrum.

by | January 05, 2018 | 10:59

It is a very material opportunity for technology companies that get well-positioned with automotive OEMs, CIBC Capital Markets analyst Todd Coupland said, adding that such self-driving features will be on all cars in the next few years. "Baidu has made tremendous strides in artificial intelligence and deep learning", he said. "These advancements paired with their high-definition maps and BlackBerry's safety-critical embedded software and expertise in security will be crucial ingredients for ...

by | January 05, 2018 | 11:33

Since the commission voted to repeal so-called net neutrality rules, resistance has solidified, with the FCC expected to find itself involved in a number of legal battles in 2018. It's not the first time Pai's security has been threatened. Sitting FCC chairmen nearly always attend CES , and have spoken at the conference on an annual basis nearly every year since at least 2009.

by | January 05, 2018 | 09:45

Tesla didn't come close to achieving an initial goal to manufacture that many sedans a week by the end of past year. Tesla vehicle deliveries represent only one measure of the company's financial performance and should not be relied on as an indicator of quarterly financial results, which depend on a variety of factors, including the cost of sales, foreign exchange movements and mix of directly leased vehicles.

by | January 05, 2018 | 10:56

But some airlines lead the pack with safety records and procedures that set the industry benchmark. BA and Virgin are the only United Kingdom airlines at the top table; others include Singapore Airlines , recently voted the world's best long-haul airline by Telegraph Travel readers, Swiss , your favourite short-haul airline, as well as Air New Zealand , Emirates , Etihad, KLM and Lufthansa .

by | January 05, 2018 | 11:05

The only other Sears to close in Idaho is a store in Coeur d'Alene, according to a company list of store closures . The Plattsburgh and Rutland Kmart locations are slated to close. Liquidation sales were set to begin as early as January 12. The Kmart in Taft located on Gardner Field Road will be closing their doors in early April.

by | January 05, 2018 | 09:49

Some employees will be offered jobs at other Greater Cincinnati Macy's locations, and others will be offered severance and outplacement resources. Macy's Inc . Independently, Victoria's Secret proprietor L Brands Inc said its same-store deals for the five-weeks finished December 30 rose 1 percent. For years, downtown retail has been dominated by small luggage, electronics and fabric stores.

by | January 03, 2018 | 03:58

Cowen & Co maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Thursday, October 26 report. The company was maintained on Thursday, July 13 by BMO Capital Markets. sell-side analysts expect that Jacobs Engineering Group will post 3.44 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. Teachers Retirement Of The State Of Kentucky has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.

by | January 03, 2018 | 02:38

HRG Group, Inc. ( NYSE :HRG) has risen 28.87% since January 2, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 14.27% the S&P500. Walleye Trading Llc increased its stake in 58 Com Inc (Put) (WUBA) by 187.14% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC.

by | January 03, 2018 | 03:06

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