Economy

by | May 09, 2018 | 02:05

Amazon vice-president Drew Herdener said in a statement May 2 that the Seattle-based online retailer has put on hold construction planning for a 17-storey tower, pending a council vote on the tax. What it is: The Seattle City Council proposed a "head tax" that would hit the highest earning companies in the city. It would bring in about $75 million annually to support homeless services and affordable housing.

by | May 09, 2018 | 01:58

Statistics show visitors from affluent countries visiting other wealthy destinations are driving the increase, with the US, China, Germany and India topping the rankings. Two years ago, he and his colleagues used a similar "consumption-based approach" for a study of the "Carbon Footprint of Inbound Tourism to Iceland".

by | May 09, 2018 | 02:12

But reducing the AdBlue function also drastically lowers its effectiveness in neutralizing the engine's harmful nitrogen oxides, making the diesel cars far more polluting . Audi said it would release a statement on the matter later today. Audi, which didn't elaborate on the nature of the irregularities, said it would provide a software update in coordination with authorities.

by | May 09, 2018 | 01:02

Analysts mean recommendation for the stock is 1.50. The shares of the corporation went down by -5.07% during the previous month. Information in this release is fact checked and produced by competent editors of Alpha Beta Stock; however, human error can exist .

by | May 09, 2018 | 01:08

According to Zacks , analysts expect that Intercontinental Exchange will report full-year sales of $4.89 billion for the current financial year, with estimates ranging from $4.86 billion to $4.92 billion. Finally, Berenberg Bank began coverage on shares of Intercontinental Exchange in a research note on Thursday, January 25th. In order to determine directional movement, the 50-day and 200-day moving averages for Intercontinental Exchange, Inc.

by | May 09, 2018 | 01:21

These numbers only detail U.S. residents affected by the breach, even though Equifax noted that people in the United Kingdom and Canada were also affected. The disclosure came via an SEC filing which provided more detail on the data elements stolen in the attack. The stats are as follows : name (146.6 million); date of birth (146.6m); Social Security number (145.5m); address info (99m), gender (27.3m); phone number (20.3m); driver's license number (17.6m); email address (1.8m); payment ...

by | May 09, 2018 | 01:55

Indeed, CR is now testing the new Nissan Leaf and Tesla Model 3, which follow the Chevy Bolt, Tesla Model X, and a host of new plug-in hybrids. "Today, electric vehicles have mainstream appeal", Greg Brannon, AAA's director of automotive engineering, said .

by | May 09, 2018 | 01:43

They work on everything'. These giant objects form when wet wipes bind with cooking oil fat, and are responsible for 93 percent of blockages in British sewers, according to trade body Water UK . " Many consumers don't realise that wet wipes contain plastic and flushing them is clogging up our riverbeds, oceans and natural areas ", Mr Lang said.

by | May 09, 2018 | 00:43

Another big deal has been struck between Amazon owned streaming platform Twitch and Fortnite Battle Royale, as another set of skins exclusive to Twitch Prime members has been announced . How to get these items? To learn how to claim your loot, you can check out the official Twitch post right here . Prime is available to everyone with a Amazon Prime and Prime Video membership, while there are other ways to nab an account.

by | May 09, 2018 | 01:38

Asked to put his finger on the reason behind such unusual statistics, the three-time major victor told a pre-tournament press conference: "I love this place, I love the golf course but if you're not on it's (about) a lot of small areas". "The first year I played here I nearly won it and so I just kind of assumed that it would come easy to me. I've already decided I'll hit 2-iron off that tee regardless of the pin and regardless of the wind".

by | May 08, 2018 | 23:59

New relationship alert! Elon Musk stepped out with his new girlfriend, Grimes , at the 2018 Met Gala in New York City on Monday, May 7. "Claire will be wearing a dress designed in the "Glass and Bone" aesthetic", a source told Page Six prior to the event.

by | May 09, 2018 | 00:01

The company has a total of 350.5 Million shares outstanding. The volume for the company on 04-May-18 was recorded to be 5.47 million contracts. We can assess whether Valeant Pharmaceuticals International is fuelling ROE by excessively raising debt.

by | May 08, 2018 | 22:31

Royal Dutch Shell has a 52 week low of GBX 2,037 ($27.63) and a 52 week high of GBX 2,617 ($35.50). The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with "Overweight" on Friday, February 2. The firm has "Buy" rating by Deutsche Bank given on Monday, February 5. The stock increased 1.55% or GBX 40.5 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 2655.5.

by | May 08, 2018 | 19:47

Kells Fyffe-Marshall explained how the four women, three of whom are black, were surrounded by 7 cop cars during the ordeal and were told that a helicopter was even tracking the women. After over 20 minutes of questioning, police finally realize Prendergast and her friends - Kells Fyffee Marshall and Komi-Oluwa Olafimihan - were " Airbnb renters and were at the residence as guests", according to police.

by | May 08, 2018 | 20:23

The United States now produces more crude oil than top exporter Saudi Arabia , and two weeks of USA inventory builds have limited the oil market's upside. Earlier in the session, they touched their highest since November 2014 at $75.89 a barrel. "I think we are where we are because OPEC got their groove back", said Helima Croft, an analyst at RBC Capital Markets.

by | May 08, 2018 | 20:13

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by | May 08, 2018 | 18:46

The city of Paris has already banned older diesels. From Automotive News Europe : " a spokeswoman said there would be a gradual withdrawal of diesel cars in Europe ", but in the long term, " Nissan will focus on electrified vehicles." . In particular, Toyota said in March that it will stop selling diesel passenger cars in Europe by the end of this year. The three companies, which are moving closer together under the leadership of Carlos Ghosn , plan to produce 12 purely electric auto ...

by | May 08, 2018 | 17:55

People who received a telemarketing call from Dish Network in 2010 or 2011 while on the National Do Not Call Registry could collect $1,200 dollars *per call* for those pitches. In the meantime, a website has been set up for people to determine whether they are eligible for payment. "The evidence was that Dish Network knew what was going on".

by | May 08, 2018 | 16:56

Carolina Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:CARO) has risen 32.43% since May 7, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 4.79% the S&P500. Bedell Frazier Investment Counseling Llc sold 42,050 shares as Kinder Morgan Inc Del ( KMI)'s stock declined 16.40%.

by | May 08, 2018 | 16:14

The Japanese company has said the tie-up will help realise the Japanese company's R&D strategy, drive financial value and allow it to exploit further opportunities in the US. "The commitment to get down to two times EBITDA in three to five years really shows how cash-generative Shire is", said Polar Capital's Mahony. London-listed Shire, the maker of treatments for ADHD and rare diseases, has agreed a £46bn bid from Japan's Takeda, in the biggest deal seen in the pharmaceutical sector since ...

by | May 08, 2018 | 13:59

This change is projected to prevent about 1.8 million taxpayers from paying a marginal tax rate of 37% or more in 2024-25. Despite its questionable effect on the income of lower and middle class families, the measure is still estimated at $4 billion to $5 billion a year.

by | May 08, 2018 | 12:46

The European oil and gas share index was up 0.4 percent. Analysts said the recent rally in oil prices has been driven mostly by strong demand and limits on production. Rising inventories are partly due to soaring US production C-OUT-T-EIA, which jumped by a quarter in the last two years to 10.6 million bpd. Trump has said that unless European allies rectify the "terrible flaws" in the worldwide accord by May 12, he will refuse to extend US sanctions relief for the oil-producing Islamic ...

by | May 08, 2018 | 12:29

The board of Virgin Money is reviewing the proposal but there is no certainty a formal offer will be made. CYBG, the formerly Australian-owned group that operates the two United Kingdom lenders, said in a statement late last night that it had made a preliminary approach to Virgin Money, which is backed by Sir Richard Branson, with an all-share offer proposal.

by | May 08, 2018 | 11:38

The rupee (INR) fell sharply against the USA dollar (USD) today to breach the 67 mark against the greenback. The fall came amid strong demand for the United States greenback, particularly from oil importing companies. India being a net crude oil importer, a rise in prices can affect the import bill and disrupt the fiscal position, a forex dealer said. Increased demand for the greenback back home added to the rupee's weakness.

by | May 08, 2018 | 09:29

Arsenal are now hunting for a replacement for departing boss Arsene Wenger and according to BBC journalist David Ornstein, they're aiming to announce an appointment before the start of the FIFA World Cup next month. It's caring about the handsome game, about the values we cherish, and as well, that something that goes for all our bodies in every cell of our bodies.

by | May 08, 2018 | 09:14

The stock decreased 1.04% or $1.16 during the last trading session, reaching $110.12. Reilly Herbert Faulkner III now owns 41,269 shares of the railroad operator's stock worth $5,534,000 after acquiring an additional 699 shares in the last quarter.

by | May 08, 2018 | 08:59

It opened the session with a $231.83 price tag, later ranging from $231.13 to $239.1889, the range at which the stock has traded at throughout the day. Rosenblatt maintained NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ: NVDA ) on Wednesday, March 7 with "Buy" rating. Roth Capital maintained it with "Neutral" rating and $30 target in Friday, November 6 report.

by | May 08, 2018 | 09:29

Still, some passengers might pass on the offer. On Thursday, cruisegoer Marla DeAnn Haase posted a video on Facebook that has since been taken down. Numerous other passengers on the cruise did not even realize what had happened until later. "We appreciate our guests' understanding and sincerely apologise for this disruption.

by | May 08, 2018 | 08:10

Saturday, May 12, marks the 26th Anniversary of one of America's great days of giving-the National Association Of Letter Carriers Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive . Last year's food drive netted almost 85,000 pounds of food locally. The food pantry is in need of regular sized containers (not large or bulk) of cereal, shelf stable milk (powdered or boxed), juice, jelly, honey, ramen, peanut butter, rice, coffee, herbal tea, canned meat stews, Chef Boyardee pastas, pancake mix, syrup, sugar, flour, ...

by | May 08, 2018 | 07:54

Manchester United have to win the FA Cup in honour of the club's former manager Alex Ferguson , who is in hospital after undergoing emergency surgery, Juan Mata has said. "Like I said before, I am sure he will come out". News of Ferguson's illness broke early on Saturday evening. I was just devastated. "It's one of them where you start hearing different things which is quite risky and quite disturbing".

by | May 08, 2018 | 08:33

On Friday, January 19 BNP Paribas upgraded Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (NYSE: FCAU ) to "Neutral" rating. The brokerage now has a neutral rating on the stock. FCAU's profit could reach $1.08B if the current earnings per share of $0.69 is accurate. MEAG MUNICH ERGO AssetManagement GmbH bought a new position in shares of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles in the fourth quarter worth approximately $176,000.

by | May 08, 2018 | 06:27

He was admitted to the Sher-e- Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences in Srinagar in a serious condition where he succumbed to injuries later. A tourist from Tamil Nadu died in a Srinagar hospital on Monday evening after he was hit by a stone during a clash between the security forces and protesters at Narabal near here earlier during the day.

by | May 08, 2018 | 05:37

A new report from CNBC indicates that Comcast , which has long tried to acquire assets from 21st Century Fox , could upend the deal offered by the Walt Disney Company . Disney clinched an all-stock deal in December to acquire Fox's film, television and global businesses, giving the world's largest entertainment company an arsenal of shows and movies to combat growing digital rivals Netflix Inc and Amazon.com Inc.

by | May 08, 2018 | 04:11

US auto safety regulators again warned drivers that certain older pickups made by Ford Motor Co. should be parked until they replace unsafe air bags that can explode in a crash. Federal officials say repairs for the defective airbags are not being done fast enough on the 2006 Ford Ranger and the 2006 Mazda B-series trucks.

by | May 08, 2018 | 03:28

Radio and television broadcasters will also take part in the alert. People are urged to check if their cellphones are compatible with the broadcast alert system, and when alerts are received, the public is advised to stop, listen and respond as directed by the issuing authority.