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Marquez stretches lead as Rossi finishes fifth Marquez stretches lead as Rossi finishes fifth
- September 25, 2017

Defending champion Marquez crossed the finish line first, clocking 42 minutes and 6.816 seconds to be the sole leader of the MotoGP World Standing 2017 with 224 points and just four races left, reports Efe news agency. Tech 3 Yamaha's Johann Zarco finished, this time on the bike. "I'm very happy for the victory but I am happier because I didn't feel like I expected with the bike". (more...)
Ryanair plans to make pilots change holidays Ryanair plans to make pilots change holidays
- September 22, 2017

In response to the offer the Employee Representative Council, which represents 17 Ryanair bases, said the majority of their colleagues had voted in favour to reject the proposal. They seem to have found that voice. Instead of being employed as staff, they are grouped into mini-companies which provide service to a United Kingdom company which in turn provides Ryanair with its pilots, said Cullen in a BBC interview. (more...)
Oil prices rebound amid USA inventory data Oil prices rebound amid USA inventory data
- September 21, 2017

The report showed that USA crude supplies climbed by 1.4 million barrels for the week-ended September 15. Crude prices were on course for a almost 16 percent rise this quarter, which would make this year's performance the strongest for the third quarter since 2004. (more...)
Tata Steel and ThyssenKrupp Agree to Create European Steel Giant Tata Steel and ThyssenKrupp Agree to Create European Steel Giant
- September 21, 2017

The job losses, which had been feared for several months by trade unions at ThyssenKrupp and German officials, would be divided roughly equally between the two groups. " Under the planned joint venture, we are giving the European steel activities of Thyssenkrupp and Tata a lasting future", Thyssenkrupp chief executive Heinrich Hiesinger said in a statement . (more...)
How to Protect and Monitor Your Identity After The Equifax Hack How to Protect and Monitor Your Identity After The Equifax Hack
- September 12, 2017

It could take years for the credit reporting company to end the legal fallout from the unprecedented breach. The data breach is one of the largest of its kind ever and stands to put millions of Equifax user information at risk. Two law firms - Olsen Daines PC and Geragos & Geragos - filed a a suit in federal court in OR, and a lawyer from Morgan & Morgan filed a suit in federal court in Georgia, CyberScoop reports . (more...)
Trump Reportedly Won't Pick Gary Cohn As Fed Chair Trump Reportedly Won't Pick Gary Cohn As Fed Chair
- September 08, 2017

Another administration official said Trump was "considering several candidates" for the Fed. "This administration can and must do better in consistently and unequivocally condemning these groups and do everything we can to heal the deep divisions that exist in our communities", Cohn , who is Jewish, said afterwards. (more...)
All T-Mobile ONE family plans now include a Netflix subscription All T-Mobile ONE family plans now include a Netflix subscription
- September 07, 2017

Are there any caveats? . The catch is that only T-Mobile ONE family plans with two or more voice lines are eligible. Netflix's standard plans, which allow customers to stream video to two screens, start at $10 a month. Subscribers with two lines pay $60 per line, while those with three pay $47 per line. If you already have Netflix , as surely most of you do at this point, T-Mobile will cover the cost of the subscription you're already paying - up to $120 per year. (more...)
Furious Hungary vows to fight on against European Union refugee quotas
- September 07, 2017

Under the emergency scheme, 120,000 relocations were due to take place over two years, ending in September 2017. The two countries defied an European Union plan to resettle 120,000 registered refugees across the 28 member states through a quota system. (more...)
Palace Announces Prince William, Kate Expecting Third Child
- September 05, 2017

Kate is less than 12 weeks pregnant, Kensington Palace confirmed on Monday, with the Princess having to pull out of a public engagement due to morning sickness. And Kate also gave an extremely telling clue that she wants more children in the future in Poland. "We will just have to have more babies", she said laughing. (more...)
Apple breaks its silence on net neutrality, saying: Don't repeal the rules Apple breaks its silence on net neutrality, saying: Don't repeal the rules
- September 04, 2017

Based on the FCC's latest data, 57 percent of Americans with access to fixed broadband at or above 25Mbps/3Mbps-the current FCC benchmark for advanced broadband service-have only one choice of broadband provider. In the four-page filing to the Federal Communications Commission, Apple laid out its thoughts on how the FCC should retain "strong and enforceable" open Internet protections. (more...)
Taylor Swift announces 'Reputation' album Taylor Swift announces 'Reputation' album
- August 24, 2017

Swift last released a new album, 1989, in 2014. Debuting on the country music scene back in 2006, she has gone on to forge one the most successful music careers of the past decade, churning out mega-hits like "Love Story", "Mine", "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together" and " Blank Space ". (more...)
Sempra Bid Tops Buffett and Singer in Race for Energy Future Sempra Bid Tops Buffett and Singer in Race for Energy Future
- August 22, 2017

Berkshire Hathaway Energy, the energy subsidiary of Buffett's conglomerate, said Friday that it had reached an agreement with five stakeholders in Texas, including the staff at the Public Utility Commission of Texas, resolving all outstanding issues in its bid for Oncor . (more...)
AP Moller sells Maersk Oil to Total for $7.45bn AP Moller sells Maersk Oil to Total for $7.45bn
- August 22, 2017

Denmark's AP Moller Maersk agreed to sell its oil division to Total to focus on its core activities, including its shipping business. It expects to make cost savings of more than $400m each year. In the US, where small shale-oil producers have proved remarkably resilient to low oil prices, the sector has experienced a flurry of deals. It also gives Total the ability to rampup production should oil prices rebound. (more...)
Wal-Mart's margins fall on price cuts, spending on e-commerce Wal-Mart's margins fall on price cuts, spending on e-commerce
- August 18, 2017

Stage Stores Inc (SSI) is seen to announce a quarterly loss at $0.04 a share on $374.78 million sales . Wal-Mart Stores Inc had 98 analyst reports since August 14, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Stripping out one-off items, earnings per share (EPS) for the three months to the end of July came in at US$1.08, which was a penny higher than the consensus forecast among analysts. (more...)
United States retail saleshit seven-month high in July United States retail saleshit seven-month high in July
- August 17, 2017

Total retail sales rose 0.6 per cent compared to June, with Americans plunking down US$478.9 billion in July, the Commerce Department reported. Non-store retailers, which includes online shopping, reported sales increased 1.3% in July from the month before, while recording a whopping 11.5% compared to July 2016. (more...)
Kylie Jenner's Family Threw Her a Surprise 20th Birthday Party Kylie Jenner's Family Threw Her a Surprise 20th Birthday Party
- August 11, 2017

Kylie first tested the theory of Kylie Lip Kits back in November 2015, and what began as an experimental dip into the world of beauty has become a bona fide business for the 20-year-old. "Dispatch day, I invigorated the page about a moment after we propelled and everything was sold out", she said. "In the beginning I thought my brand had to be consistent and everything (had to) look the same and that was stressing me out", Kylie said. (more...)
Markets Right Now: Apple gain sends Dow Jones above 22000 Markets Right Now: Apple gain sends Dow Jones above 22000
- August 03, 2017

The S&P 500 information technology index is up 22 percent year to date, leading other sectors. Nearly exactly a year ago, Donald Trump dismissed the stock market's rise under President Barack Obama as a "big bubble". The Nasdaq Composite was up 16.49 points, or 0.26%, at 6,364.61. But Apple's gains were not enough to prop up the broader USA stock indexes, with the benchmark S&P 500 and Nasdaq both lower. (more...)
British Gas business energy supply profits wiped out British Gas business energy supply profits wiped out
- August 02, 2017

The energy giant's price hike could mean an average dual fuel bill for a typical annual household tariff will rise by £76 to £1,120 - with those receiving a warm home discount promised a £76 credit to offset the tariff increase. A spokesman for the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy said: "We're concerned this price rise will hit many people already on poor-value tariffs". (more...)
Tesla Model 3 Battery Cells Will Lose Money for Panasonic, Initially
- August 02, 2017

The Model 3 is Tesla's first auto for the mass market, with a price tag starting at $35,000, moving beyond its niche as a provider of luxury vehicles that typically sell for more than $100,000. Until now, Tesla has operated as a niche producer of luxury electric vehicles , with a charismatic, showman CEO who regularly interacts with fans on his Twitter account. (more...)
Rory McIlroy has reportedly fired long-time caddie JP Fitzgerald Rory McIlroy has reportedly fired long-time caddie JP Fitzgerald
- August 01, 2017

McIlroy revealed that it was his fellow Irishman who snapped him out of his first round mire, telling him: "You're Rory McIlroy - what the f. are you doing?" It appears the major at Royal Birkdale could be the last we see of Fitzgerald working alongside McIlroy . (more...)
Amazon Prime Now enters Singapore Amazon Prime Now enters Singapore
- July 27, 2017

Amazon's Prime Now in Singapore will operate out of an urban fulfillment center, a facility of around 100,000 square feet, the company's largest Prime Now only fulfillment center in the world, Low said. While it was not labeled Amazon, the distinctive smiley arrow said it all. This marks its entry into South-east Asia. "While e-commerce is set to grow the market in Southeast Asia is relatively small and fragmented with narrow margins", he said. (more...)
Sears hops on Alexa bandwagon in move to spruce up appliances Sears hops on Alexa bandwagon in move to spruce up appliances
- July 21, 2017

The Kenmore Smart air conditioner is now available. As part of its ongoing efforts to increase sales and make the most of its store brands, Sears Holdings , the parent company of Sears and Kmart , announced that it will be selling Kenmore appliances on Amazon , beginning with air conditioners. (more...)
Official Haseena Parkar trailer is out! Official Haseena Parkar trailer is out!
- July 21, 2017

She was last seen in Half Girlfriend with Arjun Kapoor. "I would always take up an interesting romantic script". "If my director thinks I can do it, then I have to trust him". "She has been working so hard to pull it off". He most anticipated film of the year Haseena Parkar has increased the level of excitement with the launch of its trailer today. (more...)
Feds shut down billion-dollar drug trafficking 'dark' site Feds shut down billion-dollar drug trafficking 'dark' site
- July 21, 2017

The operations to seize AlphaBay's infrastructure was led by the USA with cooperation from six other countries and the European law enforcement agency Europol . Earlier this month 26-year-old Canadian citizen Alexandre Cazes was arrested in Bangkok on suspicion of being one of AlphaBay's operators. We know of several Americans who were killed by drugs on Alpha Bay . (more...)
Pelosi Plans To Force Republicans To Vote On Russia Sanctions Pelosi Plans To Force Republicans To Vote On Russia Sanctions
- July 16, 2017

Opposition to the June sanctions bill was not restricted to Capitol Hill . Trump Jr . also said his father, President Donald Trump , wasn't aware of the meeting until recently. Earlier this week, Democrats objected that House Republicans were trying to prevent the minority from ever bringing up a resolution under the bill to block Trump from making changes to sanctions policy, absent Republican approval. (more...)
Analysts Issue Intertek Group (ITRK) Price Target at $3901.93 Analysts Issue Intertek Group (ITRK) Price Target at $3901.93
- July 12, 2017

TopBuild Corp (NYSE:BLD) has risen 51.26% since July 11, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 2.90% the S&P500. The Illinois-based Oberweis Asset Management Inc has invested 0.29% in the stock. Therefore 28% are positive. The lowest target is $20.0 while the high is $27.0. GBX 263.69's average target is 163.82% above currents GBX 99.95 stock price. (more...)
USA job creation surges in June, pointing to market's resilience USA job creation surges in June, pointing to market's resilience
- July 08, 2017

In oil markets, prices slipped by more than 2.5 percent on Friday as news of a further increase in USA production added to earlier reports that OPEC output was also on the rise. Pappalardo expects little change in the market's recent momentum, considering how the June report offered a consistent picture of the US economy . (more...)
Wildcard Watson sinks 18th seed Sevastova Wildcard Watson sinks 18th seed Sevastova
- July 07, 2017

It is the third time that the Guernsey-born star has reached the third round at SW19 and she was delighted with her display. Heather Watson is within touching distance of achieving her long-term goal of reaching the second week of a grand slam - which could be bad news for coach Morgan Phillips. (more...)
Gas Prices Falling in Time for Holiday Gas Prices Falling in Time for Holiday
- July 05, 2017

The auto club notes the Great Lakes region is finally experiencing some price stability, and Michigan's price drop over the past week and the last month is the second-largest in the nation. OPEC members in May agreed to extend those production caps another nine months, but disappointed investors who wanted deeper cuts. "We're paying about 5 and a half cents less a gallon this week than last week", he said. (more...)
Kyle Lowry staying in Toronto for $100 million
- July 03, 2017

Ibaka's contract suggests the Raptors could also be nearing an agreement to retain free-agent point guard Kyle Lowry , as USA Today's Jeff Zillgitt indicated late Saturday night. Cory Joseph could be dealt and this likely ends Patrick Patterson's time in Toronto. President Masai Ujiri has been a wizard navigating bringing back his top talent, ensuring they get paid, but not on crippling terms. (more...)

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