Treasuries rise, stocks fall after testimony

Powell is taking over the rate-setting FOMC at a time when the world's largest economy may be shifting gear to faster growth and declining unemployment, though inflation remains below the central bank's 2% goal. Powell in his testimony said the... More..

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BE PREPARED: Met Office issues Amber snow warning for Northern Ireland
by | Friday, March 02, 2018

BE PREPARED: Met Office issues Amber snow warning for Northern Ireland

Nearly 4,000 gritters are taking on the freezing weather and drivers are being urged to ask themselves if their journeys are "really necessary" as the United Kingdom prepares for another bitterly cold day. 'S...More..

Patrick Brown backs down
by | Friday, March 02, 2018

Patrick Brown backs down

Former PC Party leader Patrick Brown has abandoned a comeback attempt to lead the party. "He is right to focus on clearing his name", Fedeli said in a statement . Brown also criticized the media for disturbi...More..

SBI, PNB hike interest rates; home, vehicle loans to be costlier
by | Friday, March 02, 2018

SBI, PNB hike interest rates; home, vehicle loans to be costlier

However, an increase in lending rates was a foregone conclusion after the SBI on Wednesday raised both its retail and bulk deposit rates by up to 75 basis points. The actual home loan interest rate can be equ...More..

Northey confirmed for USDA post
by | Friday, March 02, 2018

Northey confirmed for USDA post

Northey also thanked Iowa Senators Chuck Grassley and Joni Ernst for their strong support and work on behalf his nomination. This is important because his main priorities include the Natural Resources Conservat...More..

by | Friday, March 02, 2018

Analysts See $-0.17 EPS for Contango Oil & Gas Company (MCF)

The stock decreased 0.94% or $0.19 during the last trading session, reaching $19.94. About 8.51 million shares traded or 63.52% up from the average. HollyFrontier Corporation (NYSE:HFC) has declined 4.11% since...More..

by | Friday, March 02, 2018

Wells Fargo & Co Lowers Rice Midstream Partners (RMP) to Market Perform

The firm has "Buy" rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Wednesday, September 7. The firm earned "Market Perform" rating on Wednesday, January 11 by Wells Fargo. The stock has "Neutral" rating by Credit Suisse on ...More..

These Car Rental Companies Cut NRA Ties After Latest School Shooting
by | Friday, March 02, 2018

These Car Rental Companies Cut NRA Ties After Latest School Shooting

The companies were the latest to abandon partnerships with the NRA amid a renewed public debate over tightened gun laws following a school shooting in Florida last week that left 17 dead . Rick Scott announc...More..

Companies face pressure to pick sides on gun debate, NRA
by | Friday, March 02, 2018

Companies face pressure to pick sides on gun debate, NRA

Naturally, the war carried over onto Twitter , where she posted that the hunt for FedEx's replacement is now underway. FedEx issued another clarification Wednesday to its recent statements on discounts for...More..

Global Low Temperature Sterilization Equipment Market 2018 - Production, Sales, Supply, Demand, Analysis
by | Friday, March 02, 2018

Global Low Temperature Sterilization Equipment Market 2018 - Production, Sales, Supply, Demand, Analysis

Geographically , this report is segmented into several key Regions, with production, consumption, revenue (million USD), and market share and growth rate of Video Management Software in these regions, from ...More..

ITV Full Year Results
by | Friday, March 02, 2018

ITV Full Year Results

Pre-tax profits dropped by more than 10 per cent to £500 million in 2017, amid a stark fall in TV advertising revenue. It said its main channel shares of viewing remained flat, but the ITV family saw a 2 per ...More..

Magnitude 7.5 Earthquake Strikes Papua New Guinea
by | Friday, March 02, 2018

Magnitude 7.5 Earthquake Strikes Papua New Guinea

He said many people in the region had homes constructed with local materials that would likely hold up fairly well but more concerning was any heavy masonry used in industrial construction. PNG oil and gas expl...More..

SEC Starts Cryptocurrency Probe - Subpoenas Are Issued
by | Friday, March 02, 2018

SEC Starts Cryptocurrency Probe - Subpoenas Are Issued

Nathaniel Popper at the New York Times followed the story with more details, writing: "The demands for information began past year, and companies have continued receiving them in recent months". Some companies...More..

Snow storms cause havoc for Bristol Airport with most flights cancelled
by | Friday, March 02, 2018

Snow storms cause havoc for Bristol Airport with most flights cancelled

The current status of flights can be seen here. SERVICES at Glasgow Airport have been suspended due to the weather. On the budget side of things, Ryanair is facing disruption on both sides of the Irish ...More..

German govt accuses Russian hackers of compromising its servers to steal data
by | Friday, March 02, 2018

German govt accuses Russian hackers of compromising its servers to steal data

Hackers - possibly Russian - have reportedly had access to the German government's secure network for over a year. "It's an ongoing process, an ongoing attack", said Armin Schuster, chairman of the committee,...More..

Uber Health can help you get to doctor's appointments
by | Friday, March 02, 2018

Uber Health can help you get to doctor's appointments

Uber Health partners with healthcare organizations and is created to provide rides for patients, caregivers, and staff. "Transportation barriers are the greatest for vulnerable populations", says Chris Web...More..

by | Friday, March 02, 2018

British American Tobacco plc (BTI) Hit Yearly Low

The stock decreased 1.11% or $1.06 during the last trading session, reaching $94.69. Cambiar Investors LLC grew its position in shares of British American Tobacco by 1,440.3% during the 4th quarter. Investors...More..

Supermarket in Amsterdam includes plastic-packaging-free aisle
by | Friday, March 02, 2018

Supermarket in Amsterdam includes plastic-packaging-free aisle

Here, over 700 products stocked on the shelves are contained within plastic-free packaging, which - although closely resembling the look, feel and strength of real plastic - is made using natural, 100 per cent ...More..

by | Friday, March 02, 2018

Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment (PEI) Share Price Heads Below Balance Step

Investors sentiment increased to 1.53 in 2017 Q3. It has outperformed by 35.20% the S&P500. The biggest holder now is Mr. Ralph F. Rosenberg who owns 125,289 shares (0.23% of those outstanding), whilst Mr. Ment...More..

Economy in high growth mode: Secy. DEA
by | Friday, March 02, 2018

Economy in high growth mode: Secy. DEA

Non-agricultural growth has shown signs of improvement due to better investment and service sector including public administration and credit growth indicators. Of course, the strong growth was expected, ...More..

by | Friday, March 02, 2018

Fidessa Group (LON:FDSA) Upgraded to Buy by Jefferies Group

It has underperformed by 23.78% the S&P500. Jefferies Group's target price would indicate a potential downside of 17.33% from the company's current price. It is involved in the underwriting and brokerage of veh...More..

Karti Chidambaram produced in court, CBI seeks 14 days of custody
by | Friday, March 02, 2018

Karti Chidambaram produced in court, CBI seeks 14 days of custody

Due to his hospitalisation, the CBI's one-day custody was virtually wasted as it got Karti's custody only at 7:30 pm and he returned from the hospital this morning, he said . "He was perfectly fine in morning ...More..

Best Buy will close 250 phone-focused stores in the US
by | Friday, March 02, 2018

Best Buy will close 250 phone-focused stores in the US

It had opened the mini-stores more than 10 years ago, a time of higher margins before the arrival of the iPhone. USA e-commerce sales in the quarter rose 17.9% to $2.8 billion, thanks to higher conversion rates...More..

Man accused of shooting victim during Facebook live in custody, police say
by | Friday, March 02, 2018

Man accused of shooting victim during Facebook live in custody, police say

Facebook took down the video because "the company could not have known if Robinson wanted this horrific act to be live streamed on social media", NBC News reported . Robinson, who played the guitar, used ...More..

ICE feud with Oakland mayor over immigration raids gets personal
by | Friday, March 02, 2018

ICE feud with Oakland mayor over immigration raids gets personal

Homan . The arrests came days after Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf issued a rare public warning that immigration raids were likely. "I am sharing this information publicly not to panic our residents but t...More..

Facebook Jobs Service Expands to Over 40 Countries
by | Friday, March 02, 2018

Facebook Jobs Service Expands to Over 40 Countries

As VP of Local at Facebook , Alex Himel explains: " One in four people in the United States have searched for or found a job using Facebook , but 40% of U.S. Meanwhile, for businesses , they can easil...More..

Fiat Abarth 124 GT Gets Removable Carbon-Fiber Hardtop
by | Friday, March 02, 2018

Fiat Abarth 124 GT Gets Removable Carbon-Fiber Hardtop

Optional extras available on the 124 GT are a carbon fiber spoiler and mirror caps, and a matte black hood. The first of which is the Abarth 124 GT which now comes with a removable carbon fiber hardtop togeth...More..

Georgia governor criticizes 'unbecoming squabble' over Delta, NRA
by | Friday, March 02, 2018

Georgia governor criticizes 'unbecoming squabble' over Delta, NRA

The state's Republicans - including a major candidate for governor- are threatening to kill part of a bill that would eliminate a state tax on jet fuel. Governor Casey Cagle, who is the leading contender for Ge...More..

United Kingdom police receive fresh Harvey Weinstein sexual assault claim
by | Friday, March 02, 2018

United Kingdom police receive fresh Harvey Weinstein sexual assault claim

Uma also told the New York Times that she later confronted Harvey in a hotel about the encounter, leading to an incident which she can not fully remember. In addition, NY public policy precludes insurance...More..

Casey Cagle threatens to kill any tax legislation that benefits Delta Airlines
by | Friday, March 02, 2018

Casey Cagle threatens to kill any tax legislation that benefits Delta Airlines

The bill proposes exempting jet-fuel purchases from Georgia's sales tax and could save Delta about $40 million. "Corporations can not attack conservatives and expect us not to fight back", Cagle said. Georgia...More..

Nirav Modi scam fallout: Cabinet okays Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill
by | Friday, March 02, 2018

Nirav Modi scam fallout: Cabinet okays Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill

Jaitley further stated that "the draft rules are ready and the government will notify them shortly". Also, the Cabinet will take up a proposal to set up a National Financial Reporting Authority (NAFRA). The g...More..

Election after election people are removing Congress: PM Narendra Modi in Karnataka
by | Friday, March 02, 2018

Election after election people are removing Congress: PM Narendra Modi in Karnataka

However, the Congress-led opposition has stepped up its attack on the government over issues related to agriculture and employment opportunities. Chief ministers of several BJP states argued that because of the...More..

German Federal Administrative Court rules diesel bans in cities possible
by | Friday, March 02, 2018

German Federal Administrative Court rules diesel bans in cities possible

Growing calls for such radical action were first heard in Germany in the wake of the global "dieselgate" scandal and gained renewed momentum after Berlin admitted that at least 20 German cities would fail...More..

Suzuki India crosses 5 lakh sales milestone
by | Friday, March 02, 2018

Suzuki India crosses 5 lakh sales milestone

Chennai-based TVS Motors said that its sold more than 2.30 lakh units in February in the domestic market, a growth of 33.5%. Exports were up 24.9 per cent at 11,924 units in February 2018 compared with 9,545 un...More..

Trump, Boeing strike $3.9 billion Air Force One deal
by | Friday, March 02, 2018

Trump, Boeing strike $3.9 billion Air Force One deal

The White House is touting this as a saving of more than $1 billion from the original estimate of $5 billion. One of them was the costs of a new Air Force One 747 from Boeing . " Boeing learned first, of all ...More..