Finance

by | January 22, 2018 | 02:27

But right now, she has just three. Boeing, AT&T, Wells Fargo, and Comcast have all said they were either investing more in the USA or offering perks to employees, from bonuses to minimum wage boosts to other investments in employee development.

by | January 21, 2018 | 01:42

The announcement came as UK Prime Minister Theresa May and French President Emmanuel Macron held a bilateral summit meant to strengthen their security and intelligence ties as Britain negotiates its exit from the European Union . The announcement will be made during the upcoming meeting between May and French President Emmanuel Macron later on Thursday, The Guardian newspaper reported.

by | January 20, 2018 | 04:17

Amazon hasn't touched the price of an annual Prime membership in the U.S. since raising it to $99 from $79 in March 2014. Students members will also face a monthly price rise of one dollar to $6.49. Amazon may be protecting its own margin somewhat by offering "free shipping" to non-Prime shoppers who meet the order threshold or order the "small and light" items, reserving faster two-day shipping for Prime orders.

by | January 20, 2018 | 04:14

Facebook will start focusing on quality rather than quantity when it comes to delivering news to its users. Zuckerberg said the company is not "comfortable" deciding what news users see, but he is willing to prioritize personal interactions and friends' posts over news.

by | January 19, 2018 | 01:55

The drill link is the one that was supposed to be clicked. While it reportedly took only three minutes after the false notification was sent out for officials to confirm there was no missile threat, notification of people began only with a cellphone message cancellation, followed by tweets and Facebook posts.

by | January 19, 2018 | 01:55

Joshua Wong shouted at fellow activist Agnes Chow Ting as he was taken away, reported South China Morning Post . Another activist, Raphael Wong , was also jailed, while the remaining protesters, including former student leader Lester Shum, received suspended sentences.

by | January 18, 2018 | 14:08

Last week, Canada's big banks increased their rates on five-year fixed-term mortgages anticipating today's move by Canada's central bank. The Fire & Police Pension Association of Colorado filed the claim against BMO, Bank of Nova Scotia, CIBC, National Bank of Canada , Royal Bank of Canada , TD and three others at the United States District Court for the Southern District of NY on Friday.

by | January 17, 2018 | 02:20

Ken Norton Jr .is returning to the Seahawks as defensive coordinator. Norton spent six seasons with Seattle head coach with Pete Carroll at USC before starting his pro coaching career with the Seahawks. While it was viewed that the Seahawks had chosen Richard instead of him to be defensive coordinator, Norton at the time offered only praise to Carroll.

by | January 17, 2018 | 02:18

The pan-European Stoxx 600 index ended flat, while euro zone stocks added 0.3 per cent as the euro gave up some of its strength against the dollar. Stocks are opening higher on Wall Street as investors return from a long holiday weekend, sending the Dow Jones industrial average above 26,000 for the first time.

by | January 16, 2018 | 01:13

Boeing remained ahead in the number of deliveries , though Airbus did break its own record with 718 aircraft delivered to 85 customers, maintaining its history of making an improvement each year for the past 15 years. "The economy is firing in a right direction, which telling us that the air traffic should be about seven per cent growth or about 35 billion of industry profit in 2017", he added.

by | January 16, 2018 | 01:09

But U.S. and German auto executives said in interviews on the sidelines of the Detroit auto show that the bulk of those investments are earmarked for China, where the government has enacted escalating electric-vehicle quotas starting in 2019.

by | January 14, 2018 | 00:31

Like the report Waymo issued past year, GM's report discusses how its sensors and software work, and how it validates new technology at GM test tracks with driving simulators and on-the-road experience. More recently, it dispensed with safety drivers, though the vans still has steering wheels. They feature a large array of sensors on the roof that will be engineered to pass crash tests with the rest of the vehicle.

by | January 14, 2018 | 00:26

Carillion, one of the UK's largest construction companies, is on the brink of collapse - but what does it do? It has previously been reported that EY is on standby for an administration. The firm is now under investigation by the Financial Conduct Authority over the "timeliness and content of announcements" made between December 2016 and July 2017.

by | January 13, 2018 | 00:58

In contrast, Marks & Spencer refused to participate in Black Friday discounting, but saw sales in general merchandise fall. However, according to recent financial reports, more retailers emerged as winners than losers. Department store John Lewis shrugged off any gloom with a 3.1% hike in sales over the six weeks to December 30, while its sister company Waitrose booked a rise of 1.5%.

by | January 12, 2018 | 03:28

Walmart said it is early in the process of assessing potential additional investments. Omaha-area Sam's Clubs stores were open Thursday. " Walmart has been viewed as a bad citizen who is getting better". Rose would like to pay more , but she'd have to raise her prices and fears that would turn away customers. Taking effect next month, the wage hike will be about $300 million incremental to what was already included in next fiscal year's plan.

by | January 09, 2018 | 02:09

Nvidia also added that its first Xavier processors would be provided to customers this quarter. The systems can be updated throughout the life of the vehicle via software updates, and can gain new capabilities as further developments are made in autonomous driving , Volkswagen said .

by | January 07, 2018 | 09:43

A United Airlines flight was diverted to Anchorage Thursday night due to the actions of a passenger, reports CBS Anchorage affiliate KTVA-TV. Lt. According to airport police, the alleged bathroom-destroyer cooperated with United Airlines staff and was escorted into police custody. This is not the first time a flight had made an emergency landing for a weird reason.

by | January 07, 2018 | 09:38

Though the last big quake on the fault was a magnitude 7 in 1868, they are concerned about the recurrence rate which gauges how often you would expect a big natural disaster to happen on a given fault. A magnitude 6.8 quake occurred on October 21, 1868, and was known at the time as the "Great San Francisco natural disaster". "Woke up screaming, which scared my husband more than the quake", one wrote on SFGate's Facebook page.

by | January 05, 2018 | 13:46

After the commission voted in favor of repealing net neutrality, several companies, advocacy groups, and other organizations voiced the intent to sue the FCC. An FCC spokesman refused to comment on why Pai decided not to attend the conference. All too predictably, the FCC's order has been subjected to a seemingly endless stream of groundless attacks by pro-regulation advocates who claim consumers will be left unprotected by the Commission's action.

by | January 03, 2018 | 01:28

The technological failure was caused by an apparent computer outage affecting passport control, with travelers reporting that kiosk machines at customs were not working. The agency reported that it still had access to national security-related databases during the disruption, and all travelers were screened according to security standards.

by | January 02, 2018 | 11:53

Andrew Harker, associate director at IHS Markit, which compiles the survey, said "The Vietnamese manufacturing sector recorded a welcome return to growth of output in December, supported by a solid and accelerated increase in new orders".

by | January 01, 2018 | 01:27

The federal minimum wage has not increased since 2009 and the purchasing power of the minimum wage has steadily declined for decades. The organization also says almost 500,000 workers earning slightly more than the minimum wage could also receive boosts in 2018 as employers adjust their pay rates.

by | December 31, 2017 | 03:58

Schoettes said in Newsweek that much of the public is unaware that "only about 40 percent of people living with HIV in the United States are able to access the life-saving medications that have been available for more than 20 years". He also noted that numerous dismissed council members whose terms expired earlier this year were sworn back in to their positions months ago - even after Trump signed an executive order which kept PACHA going for another year.

by | December 31, 2017 | 03:43

People feel " Recommended for You " posts should be put in "Explore" section , making it easier for users to view them, only when they wish to. This feature, meant to help broaden a user's reach to more content, comes a couple of weeks after Instagram announced support to follow hashtags , rather than just specific accounts.

by | December 28, 2017 | 00:55

Virgin Islands. The winning numbers in Saturday's Powerball drawing were 44-15-1-13-3 and Powerball 25. Players are being given a one in 305,575,350 million chance of winning that prize. Between Mega Millions and Powerball , there's a combined $643 million bucks up for grabs this week. The odds of picking the correct numbers on five white balls and one yellow ball in the Mega Millions game are one in 259 million.

by | December 23, 2017 | 01:54

Instead, Musk chose to launch his own Roadster into an elliptical orbit around the sun, which he says should last a billion years. The maiden launch of the Falcon Heavy, with the Tesla Roadster, is targeted for January from Pad 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

by | December 23, 2017 | 01:51

The Riverdale location will be open from 10 a.m.to 3 p.m. Christmas Eve , while Layton's will be open from 10 a.m.to 4 p.m. Humberstone landfill in Welland, Bridge Street Landfill in Fort Erie and Niagara Road 12 landfill in West Lincoln, will be closed on Christmas day , but will reopen on Boxing Day at 8 a.m.

by | December 23, 2017 | 01:52

Even though Bitcoin made its way back to trading close to $12,750 mid-morning, this is still pretty shocking considering it was only last week that the digital currency soared above the $19,800 mark. Just yesterday, the Long Island Iced Tea Corp, changed their name to Long Blockchain Corp (NASDAQ:LTEA) and its shares rose 289 percent. Its stock price tripled soon after.

by | December 23, 2017 | 01:14

The local nonprofit group, which covers Randolph, Taylor and Barbour counties, will continue collecting money until 7 p.m. Saturday at Walmart locations as well as area grocers - including six sites in Randolph County, one site in Philippi and three sites throughout Taylor County.

by | December 22, 2017 | 01:35

Boeing said $300 million of investments would move forward, split equally between corporate giving, workforce training and facilities for the aircraft maker's employees. The savings would generate billions of dollars in profits for companies, with economists generally estimating that roughly 75 percent would go to investors and 25 percent to workers.

by | December 22, 2017 | 01:19

The stock grabbed 8 new institutional investments totaling 45,289 shares while 1 institutional investors sold out their entire positions totaling 1,200 shares. Long Island Iced Tea said it was in the "preliminary stages of evaluating specific opportunities" for blockchain. A request for comment from chief executive officer Philip Thomas wasn't immediately returned.

by | December 21, 2017 | 01:14

It has underperformed by 27.33% the S&P500. Mengis Capital Management Inc bought 9,300 shares as the company's stock declined 5.07% while stock markets rallied. On Friday, May 26 the stock rating was maintained by Bank of America with "Buy". The stock has "Equalweight" rating by Morgan Stanley on Thursday, July 14.

by | December 19, 2017 | 11:12

Oakland International airport also has one canceled flight to Atlanta . The world's busiest airport was literally left in the dark all day and night on Sunday. "We have backup power in case there is an event that causes a disruption of primary power", Begley said. Anthony Foxx, who was transportation secretary under President Barack Obama, was among many travelers stuck for hours in a plane on the tarmac.

by | December 18, 2017 | 00:55

It is understood the IMPACT trade union is considering the offer. "Let's keep talking. Get people home quietly for Christmas ", Ryanair Chief Operations Officer Peter Bellew said in a statement on Saturday. Pilots in Germany had voted to take industrial action some time during the Christmas period. The carrier said it would recognise these unions "as the representative body for pilots in Ryanair in each of these countries, as long as they establish committees of Ryanair pilots ...

by | December 17, 2017 | 01:39

Toronto Mayor John Tory said in statement he was "shocked and heartbroken" to learn of the deaths, noting that the couple had made extensive contributions to the city. Honey Sherman was a board member of several institutions: York University, the Baycrest Foundation and Mount Sinai Hospital. Police did not say who made the call, while the National Post reported that the bodies were initially discovered by a real estate agent, who came to the couple's luxury mansion, which is now up for sale.

by | December 17, 2017 | 01:38

Groups are always welcome to volunteer, Gonzalez said, and members can take turns manning the kettle. The Salvation Army has a national program called The Angel Tree, which is created to help these struggling children receive items on their wishlist.

by | December 16, 2017 | 05:58

In a tweet, the Marechaussee police service says the "situation is safe" and the suspect has been detained and removed from the scene. "He was shot in the leg and taken to hospital in Amsterdam ". It has since been reopened with officials reporting no further delays to flights. Schiphol is one of Europe's top five busiest airports and handled more than 60 million passengers past year.

by | December 16, 2017 | 05:57

A small bomb exploded near an underground train station in New York's Times Square on Monday. "They've been bombing in my country and I wanted to do damage here", sources said. He said he had been motivated by USA air strikes on IS targets in Syria and elsewhere, the New York Times reports. The device, a pipe bomb, was attached to Ullah with Velcro and zip ties, said John Miller, NYPD deputy commissioner of intelligence and counterterrorism.

by | December 15, 2017 | 05:09

The campaign is the major fundraiser for the Salvation Army , and thanks to helping hands, the overhead is low. The Salvation Army in State College is concerned they won't meet their goal of more than $50,000 this year. But hundreds more might go without this year, because the need is outpacing donations. She has reached out to different people in town, encouraging families to participate, but has so far been unsuccessful in finding the volunteers she needs.

by | December 13, 2017 | 06:07

The Energy Information Administration reports a decrease in demand for gasoline which AAA predicts will allow gas prices to continue fall throughout the rest of the year. While the group's previous research determined there was no benefit to using premium gasoline in a vehicle created to operate on regular fuel, the latest study found that "some vehicles - those that recommend, but do not require premium gasoline - may see increased fuel economy and performance under certain driving ...