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Australia Jobs Boom Continues in December


There were 17,900 more unemployed residents last month compared to December 2016, the state said. "[It] makes up the majority of the 393,000 net increase in employment over the period". Both male and female participation rose strongly, with female participation reaching a new record high. The Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull, said "What a great jobs number today". Read More »

Carillion collapse could start "domino effect" on East Anglia's small firms


But Mr Corbyn stormed that there should no longer be any role for private firms in providing public services - potentially unwinding decades of policy by governments of all colours. Builder Galliford Try said it estimated it would need an extra 60-80 million pounds ($110.25 million) to complete work on its joint venture with Carillion on a road contract around Aberdeen in western Scotland. Read More »

Immigration Deal Distant as Leaders Try to Avert Shutdown


Earlier on Tuesday, Whip Rep. Steny Hoyer, a Democrat from Maryland, said a deal on DACA needed to be part of a funding bill in order to get Democratic support. In a bid to pressure Democrats, GOP leaders also included a long-delayed, six-year renewal of a popular health insurance program for children of low-income families. Read More »

Apple's San Francisco commuter buses are reportedly being attacked


Windows on the buses were shattered by what employees are suspecting was a gun being fired at the vehicles. The same incident occurred with Google bus as it was also attacked on the same road on Tuesday, as reported by SFGate. It's unclear if the attack, which broke a window on the bus, was carried out by the same perpetrator. Consequently, Google is rerouting its shuttles from the highway as well. Read More »

Police seeking help in armed robbery spree


Montpelier High School is on lockdown, students, faculty and staff are safe and the perimeter is secure. Montpelier High School was locked down until about 11:50 a.m., said Montpelier Superintendent Brian Ricca. Police confronted Giffin, and a standoff ensued. In video of the incident taken by a local television station Giffin can be seen holding what appears to be a handgun. Read More »

Time for talks on players' welfare - Djokovic


There were no retirements due to the heat on Day 4, however, and some players were even unfazed by the conditions. That left only Maria Sharapova and Angelique Kerber - who will meet in the next round - and French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko as Grand Slam winners in the women's draw. Read More »

'Gloomy' post-Brexit predictions proven right, says International Monetary Fund


Britain's tepid growth can improve along with other advanced economies should a positive trade deal over Brexit be agreed with the European Union , IMF chief Christine Lagarde said yesterday. "On the other hand, a breakdown in discussions could lead to a disorderly exit from the European Union and sharp falls in asset prices". Brexit offered the opportunity "to reshape the structure of the United Kingdom economy", but the impact of regulatory barriers could harm auto manufacturers and ... Read More »

Reiterates "Overweight" Rating for BP (BP)

Therefore 44% are positive. SYNNEX had 29 analyst reports since August 20, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. JP Morgan has "Overweight" rating and GBX 760 target. The stock has a market cap of $58,580.00 and a price-to-earnings ratio of 3,716.82. It has a 11.28 P/E ratio. The firm provides various types of construction equipment for non-residential construction markets; and facilities management equipment for the maintenance and fix of facilities. Read More »

Interserve shares plunge on monitoring reports


The spokesperson said the government did not believe that any of its strategic suppliers are in a comparable position to Carillion . "We are in regular discussions with all these companies regarding their financial position", a spokeswoman said. Read More »

Emirates throws Airbus A380 a lifeline with $16 billion deal


The A380 picked up no new orders past year, and this week John Leahy, chief operating officer customers for Airbus , said the production line might be shut down if no new orders were received. It has far more A380s than any other airline, and has built a huge network largely based on the plane - including frequent daily departures from Gatwick, Heathrow, Birmingham and Manchester to Dubai, with onward connections across the globe. Read More »

Congress demands inclusion of petroleum products under GST


The bill would be required to transport any item worth over Rs 50,000 in the country. The committee has also recommended broadening of certain categories for availment of input tax credit and restricting levy of the controversial reverse charge mechanism - under which tax liability lies on the recipient rather than the unregistered supplier - to only certain category of unregistered suppliers as against the earlier proposal to levy it for all unregistered suppliers. Read More »

Uber sets limit on amount of hours drivers can work


These notifications or announcements are not just some friendly pieces of advice or alerts for the drivers to take some relaxing time off rather the drivers would be shut off from the app-meaning they would not be able to log into the application for accepting rides during the rest periods. Read More »

ABF shares knocked despite Primark's 'record' Christmas week


ABF continues to expect progress in underlying operating profits this year. However, the firm said it was still on track to boost operating profits and earnings at year end, with group revenues for the 16-week period to January 6 rising 4% at constant currency. Read More »

Intel confirms newer chip flaws


However, while the firmware updates are effective at mitigating exposure to the security issues, customers have reported more frequent reboots on firmware updated systems. "After investigating, Microsoft has determined that some AMD chipsets do not conform to the documentation previously provided to Microsoft to develop the Windows operating system mitigations to protect against the chipset vulnerabilities known as Spectre and Meltdown ", Microsoft said in a support page. Read More »

Investments in clean energy rose by 3% in 2017


In 2017, the investments in solar power plants reached 160.8 billion United States dollars, up by 18% from the previous year. Prices for solar panels and wind turbines are falling rapidly, while the U.S., Germany and Poland were among the countries loosening policies created to curb the dirtiest fossil fuels. Read More »

Electric Cars: Nissan Infinity Going All Green


Speaking shortly after the launch of the stunning Infiniti Q Inspiration Concept , Saikawa said that all Infiniti models from 2021 will be electrified, with the exception of large SUVs. Infiniti announced its electrification plans this week at an industry conference in Detroit . That concept suggests the look of the next Infiniti Q70, due in 2019 or 2020. Read More »

Goldman's connoisseur-president bilked of $1.2 million in rare wine


Attorney for the Southern District of NY. According to the indictment , De-Meyer worked for an "individual who collects rare and expensive wine" from 2008 to November 2016, and his duties included receiving shipments of wine at his boss's Manhattan apartment and transporting wine from there to a property in East Hampton, New York . Read More »

Real Madrid pay the price as Zidane has no answer to Barcelona


Luis Suarez gave Barcelona the lead in the second half. Now we'll go for our holidays and we won't think about it. "We feel bad but we will not drop our hands for sure". Zidane admitted the defeat "hurt" Real , adding: "This is a hard moment, a defeat by three goals". Real are 14 points adrift in fourth with a game in hand but their crushing defeat leaves their title hopes looking bleak, even though Barca's coach Ernesto Valverde said afterwards it was premature to write off the ... Read More »

China's local government debt growth nearly doubles in 2017


China's per capita disposable income stood at 25,974 yuan (4,033 US dollars) in 2017, up 7.3 percent year-on-year in real terms, official data showed Thursday. Earlier this week, Chen Qiufa, the governor of Liaoning province in China's rust-belt northeast region, admitted that economic figures were padded out from 2011 to 2014, the official Xinhua news agency reported. Read More »

EU Withdrawal bill passes by 29 votes in victory for Theresa May


The upper house, the House of Lords, will now begin months of scrutiny of the bill before it can become law. Speaking during the Bill's report stage, Ms Greening (Putney) said: "I represent a very young constituency here in London ". MPs have tabled hundreds of amendments to the bill in recent weeks, many of them focused on its sweeping powers to both change European Union regulations as they are transferred and to authorise any Brexit agreement with the bloc. Read More »

Snowfall in Gwent as Met Office issues ice warning


The Chief Forecaster's assessment is that a weather system moving east across southern England and Wales will bring a mixture of heavy rain and snow. The warning is in place between 3am and 3pm tomorrow, with temperatures expected to continue being low. Read More »

Eddie Jones extends England contract until August 2021


I'll get there eventually... watching an England team being coached by a super team of coaches and playing better rugby than they've ever played before. It's easy for any team to have a successful period of time; the most hard thing is to be sustainable. The RFU plan to appoint Jones's successor in the 2019-20 season "with a view to a smooth coaching transition". Read More »

Bitcoin price drops in Asia amid fear of restrictions

Other cryptos, such as Ethereum , Ripple and nearly all other alt coins are plunging with lightning speed this week. The value of many cryptocurrencies will recover soon in the upcoming days. That seems logical, since investors in South Korea and Japan seem exhausted of overpaying for cryptos, as again reported by Business Insider . Another BRICS country, Brazil, has joined China and India in taking action against cryptocurrencies. Read More »

Kaspersky sues US Homeland Security Department over ban


According to Kaspersky Lab , the ban is unconstitutional as it infringes the company's due process rights. However, the security firm has repeatedly denied any potential links with Russian Federation and said it would not help a government with cyber espionage. Read More »

Trending Stocks Analysis: JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK)


The company's market cap is $392.06 Billion, and the average volume is $12.95 Million. Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) operates under Services sector, shares price slightly down -0.38% during latest trading session. On Monday, July 17 the stock rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with "Outperform". On Monday, October 10 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with "Buy". Read More »

U.S. statistics report links immigrants to terrorism


Though a merit-based system would be economically beneficial, it largely would be disconnected from security, said David Inserra, a policy analyst in homeland security at The Heritage Foundation. "And that's something that we're committed to ending". "Information pertaining to the citizenship status of the parents of these 147 individuals was not available at the time of this report's issuance", read a footnote. Read More »

What's The Story Behind Whiting Petroleum Corp. (NYSE:WLL)

Fdx Advsr owns 12,119 shares. With 223,100 avg volume, 7 days are for Renasant Corporation (NASDAQ:RNST)'s short sellers to cover RNST's short positions. As per Thursday, October 19, the company rating was maintained by Cowen & Co. BMO Capital Markets maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Tuesday, November 21 report. Read More »

Rate Disclosed By Bank Of Canada


Mutual Funds Representatives with TD Investment Services Inc. distribute mutual funds at TD Canada Trust. The central bank has increased the trend-setting rate to 1.25 per cent, up from one per cent. A recent IPSOS poll has shown Canadian households are perhaps more indebted now than ever, with an alarming minority of Canadians now living paycheque to paycheque. Read More »

Merck & Co boosted by Keytruda first-line lung cancer trial


The consensus rating is 2.2, suggesting the market has given up on the stock. Among 23 analysts covering Merck & Co. Infosys had 37 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Guggenheim Capital Ltd Liability invested 0% of its portfolio in Vonage Holdings Corp. On 5/23/2017 Merck & Co., Inc. announced a quarterly dividend of $0.47 2.9% with an ex dividend date of 6/13/2017 which will be payable on 7/10/2017. Read More »

Kimberly Clark Corp (KMB) Shares Bought by Dimensional Fund Advisors LP


About 501,007 shares traded. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has risen 62.48% since January 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 93.91% the S&P500. Riccio Daniel J. sold 15,641 shares worth $2.73 million. Hilltop has 8,947 shares. Perhaps, that suggests something about why 0.24% of the outstanding share supply is held by institutional investors. Read More »

Investors Catching Stocks Bank of America Corporation (BAC)


According to Zacks, " Bank of America's shares have outperformed the industry, over the past six months". It also beat out Wall Street's earnings per share estimate of 44 cents for the quarter. Bank of America declared that its Board of Directors has initiated a stock repurchase program on Tuesday, December 5th that permits the company to repurchase $5.00 billion in shares. Read More »

Wal-Mart to Offer Pill-Dissolving Product to Battle Opioid Abuse


Walmart is helping customers get rid of leftover opioids by giving them packets that turn the addictive painkillers into a useless gel. Customers will then be able to dump those contents into the trash. Walmart's offer of free DisposeRX is just the latest in a series of efforts by pharmacies to reduce the risk that opioids will be diverted from their appropriate use as painkillers and abused by either the original customer or another person. Read More »

Consumer Goods stock under Consideration- Coca-Cola European Partners plc (CCE)


It has underperformed by 17.65% the S&P500. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website . The stock closed maximum at $47.48 over the 52 weeks but is now -2.00% away from that point. Jefferies has "Hold" rating and $47.0 target. The ex-dividend date was Tuesday, November 29th. Goldman Sachs maintained The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) on Wednesday, June 29 with "Neutral" rating. Read More »

Goldman Sachs posts $1.9 billion loss due to new tax law


The biggest holder now is Henry M. Paulson, Jr who owns 3,230,024 shares (0.86% of those outstanding), whilst John A. Thain holds 2,134,061 (0.57% of shares outstanding) and Mr. Cohn sold 3,566 shares of the company's stock in a transaction on Monday, November 14th. Goldman is looking for new sources of revenue as its traders - who ruled Wall Street before the financial crisis and basked in its immediate aftermath - struggle with the lasting effects of the downturn. Read More »

UBM share price jumps on Informa £3.8bn bid


The combined group would strongly boost Informa's presence in the exhibition sector, making it larger than its largest competitor Relx. UBM also owned Express Newspapers, Property Week, The Publican and Music Week, but now it has shifted its focus on events, conferences and exhibitions, such as fashion shows in the United States and jewellery expositions in the UK. Read More »

Attorneys General File Lawsuit to Block FCC's Repeal of Net Neutrality


Led by Eric Schneiderman, the ticket-bot-fighting top lawyer from NY, nearly half the states in the union and the District of Columbia are calling on federal appeals court in Washington to review the FCC's proposed rules. This would be a disaster for NY consumers and businesses, and for everyone who cares about a free and open internet. The petition, filed in the U.S. Read More »

Australia takes Canada to WTO over wine


Australia has complained at the World Trade Organization about Canada's rules on wine sales, expanding a similar USA complaint against one Canadian region. He says that while China is the biggest export market for local wine producers, Canada is just as crucial. That's an unacceptable outcome. "We know we have some of the best wine in the world and I want to ensure that Australian wines have their very best chance of reaping the benefits of export sales in a market like Canada". Read More »

NVIDIA's (NVDA) "Buy" Rating Reaffirmed at B. Riley

It has underperformed by 10.78% the S&P500. First Citizens Bank & Trust Co who had been investing in Quanta Svcs Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $6.12 billion market cap company. The firm has "Buy" rating by Jefferies given on Monday, December 18. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, November 10 with "Buy". Read More »

Shell makes first North Sea O&G commitment in decades


Shell: New North Sea investment announced (file pic). Shell said its break-even price is now around $40. The Anglo-Dutch oil major will build a floating production, storage and offloading vessel - its first new manned installation in nearly three decades - to take output from eight wells it plans to drill. Read More »

Bank of America (BAC) Earns Hold Rating from BMO Capital Markets

Gratry & Company Llc who had been investing in Logitech International for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $6.03 billion market cap company. ULLMAN MYRON E III sold $1.23 million worth of stock. The data from the past twelve months tells a similar story: insiders executed 8 buys and 50 sells, and ownership decreased by a net of 2.09 million shares. Read More »

European Union unveils plan to make all plastic packaging recyclable by 2030


Every year, Europeans generate 25 million tonnes of plastic waste, but less than 30 per cent is collected for recycling. Initial reactions have been mixed. Although VDMA called the strategy a step in the right direction, board member Naomi Denz cast doubt on a so-called product passport. An agreement on the circular economy was actually brokered at the end of December and Katainen was keen to point out that this new roadmap does not seek to interfere with that deal. Read More »

Man faces arrest for wearing too many clothes


When Ryan Carney Williams was unable to pay the extra bag fee for his flight last Wednesday, he came up with a creative solution, putting on the clothes that were adding weight to his luggage. An airline staffer responds: "Do we need to call the police?" "And again! Refused from two flights in two days for no valid reason", he posted on Twitter. Read More »

Amazon.Com INC (AMZN) Shareholder Centre Asset Management LLC Lowered Position

It has outperformed by 20.71% the S&P500. Crystal Rock Capital Management decreased its stake in United Contl Hldgs Inc (UAL) by 60.14% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. TheStreet raised shares of from a "c+" rating to a "b-" rating in a research report on Tuesday, November 7th. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Tuesday, June 6 by Maxim Group. Read More »