Finance


Japan, US reconfirmed forex to be dealt with by finance chiefs: Aso Japan, US reconfirmed forex to be dealt with by finance chiefs: Aso
- April 22, 2017

Later, he met with the Japanese finance minister when the two nations formally launched the U.S. -Japan economic dialogue, which is the first step towards negotiating a bilateral trade agreement. The U.S. made up 60 percent of the TPP's combined GDP, so it could not be implemented as it stands now. Japan has completed ratification procedures for the current TPP deal. (more...)
SC questions Centre for making Aadhaar mandatory for PAN card SC questions Centre for making Aadhaar mandatory for PAN card
- April 22, 2017

To this, the bench asked the Attorney General, whether this was the remedy that one need to have Aadhaar for having PAN. Section 139AA states, "Every person who is eligible to obtain Aadhaar number shall, on or after July 1, 2017 quote Aadhaar number in the application form for allotment of PAN, in the return of income". (more...)
Bebe expects to close all it stores by the end of May Bebe expects to close all it stores by the end of May
- April 22, 2017

Bebe said in an SEC filing last month that it was "exploring strategic alternatives". Started in 1976, the clothing company rose to prominence in the early 2000s, known for its youthful clubwear. Securities and Exchange Commission. Sears moved forward with 150 store closures in January, including a 50-year-old location at Tyrone Square Mall. Despite the back-to-back hits, the latest job numbers from the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity show that Florida gained 900 retail jobs ... (more...)
Sharapova learns about French Open in May Sharapova learns about French Open in May
- April 22, 2017

Three years later, the Russian would complete her career Grand Slam at Roland Garros, regain the world number one ranking for a brief period of time and win the Silver Medal at the 2012 London Olympics. I hope so. People make mistakes, it's the nature of things. In December she announced her engagement to Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian, first sharing that news on the Reddit social media site. (more...)
InterContinental Hotels says 1200 hotels hit by credit card malware InterContinental Hotels says 1200 hotels hit by credit card malware
- April 22, 2017

IHG has now warned that 1,200 of its hotels were affected by the malware, which grabs data from credit and debit cards, including cardholders' names, credit-card numbers, expiration dates and security codes. The department collects reports from companies like IHG when more than a thousand people in the state are affected. "You should immediately report any unauthorized charges to your card issuer". (more...)
Watch Lilium's successful test flight of the world's first electric VTOL jet Watch Lilium's successful test flight of the world's first electric VTOL jet
- April 22, 2017

Potential competitors to Lilium Jet include much bigger players such as Airbus, the maker of commercial airliners and helicopters, which aims to test a prototype self-piloted, single-seat "flying car" later in 2017. The 5-seater jet to be developed by the company is expected to travel at least five times faster than a vehicle, with improved efficiency in busy cities. (more...)
Euro propped up by weak dollar, sterling near 6-month high
- April 21, 2017

Centrist Emmanuel Macron held on to his lead as favorite to emerge as the eventual victor, a closely watched poll showed, although it indicated that the outcome of the first round of voting on Sunday was too close to call. Emerging market stocks lost 0.68 percent. The Pound Australian Dollar (GBP AUD) exchange rate fluctuated this morning following a surprise call for a snap election from Prime Minister Theresa May . (more...)
Albert Almora: Almora hits first homer in win over Brewers Albert Almora: Almora hits first homer in win over Brewers
- April 21, 2017

Two days later, the Cubs beat the Brewers to win their fourth series in five so far this season. "We feel strongly about that". "It seems that whenever you kind of count us out, we seem to have a spark". The lefty would last 5.0 innings, allowing just three hits and the one run with five strikeouts and zero walks. NOTES: The game was delayed 55 minutes when last morning rainfall drenched Chicago . (more...)
It's An Orca! Last Killer Whale is Born at a SeaWorld Park
- April 21, 2017

Officials at SeaWorld say the last killer whale has been born in captivity at one of its parks - in San Antonio . The company based in Orlando, Florida, said the calf was born Wednesday afternoon . The company has not brought in an orca from the wild in decades. The program had come under criticism from animal-rights activists, especially since a 2013 documentary claimed that captivity was harmful to orcas. (more...)
Federal consumer agency accuses major mortgage servicer of mishandling loans Federal consumer agency accuses major mortgage servicer of mishandling loans
- April 21, 2017

It now faces lawsuits from both the U.S. The Florida attorney general was expected to file a lawsuit against Ocwen today as well, according to CFPB officials on the conference call, and multiple more states have issued or were about to enact cease-and-desist orders, CFPB officials said. (more...)
Impact of Ontario housing measures on market may be short-lived Impact of Ontario housing measures on market may be short-lived
- April 21, 2017

Home prices in the Toronto region rose 6.2 percent in March, the biggest one-month gain on record, according to a benchmark price index by the Canadian Real Estate Association, and jumped nearly 30 percent in the past 12 months. Prices in Vancouver were down 9 percent in March, compared with a year ago, according to the Canadian Real Estate Association. Rather, he says, they serve another goal for a premier facing low approval numbers. (more...)
Brexit talks to start after United Kingdom vote in June
- April 21, 2017

Thirteen MPs - including nine Labour - voted against Prime Minister Theresa May's motion calling for an early general election. The early election is the latest twist a turbulent year in British politics, which was plunged into turmoil when the country unexpectedly voted to leave the European Union last year. (more...)
Workers relieve pressure on leaking Alaska oil well
- April 21, 2017

BP reported the leak and formed a "unified command", which included responders from Alaska's Department of Environmental Conservation, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and the North Slope Borough. So, in 2006, due to corroded pipe, 4.8 thousand barrels of oil leaked, while in 2009, Alaska suffered a leak of 1.1 million barrels. "All necessary notifications have been made to state and federal regulators". (more...)
Ascent Resources Plc (AST) Rating Reiterated by Northland Securities
- April 21, 2017

Ratings analysis reveals 88% of Vonage's analysts are positive. The average stock price target is 17.80GBX with 4 brokers rating the stock a strong buy, 6 brokers rating the stock a buy, 0 brokers rating the stock a hold, 0 brokers rating the stock a underperform, and finally 0 brokers rating the stock a sell. (more...)
UK prime minister defends decision to seek snap election
- April 20, 2017

Britain's next national election is now scheduled for 2020, a year after the scheduled completion of two years of European Union exit talks. After Mr Corbyn had addressed Labour MPs on Tuesday evening, a source close to the leader said the party was in for "the fight of our lives" but there was a "very positive mood" among his colleagues. (more...)
American Express profits fall 13 percent, but tops forecasts American Express profits fall 13 percent, but tops forecasts
- April 20, 2017

Other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of the company. Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, February 14th. and global copyright & trademark law. The original version of this piece can be accessed at https://www.com-unik.info/2017/04/14/american-express-company-axp-position-lowered-by-sol-capital-management-co.html. (more...)
ACC extends deals with North Carolina sites after law change ACC extends deals with North Carolina sites after law change
- April 20, 2017

The new bill keeps regulation of bathroom access exclusively in control of the state legislature. The ACC Women's Basketball Tournament will be held at the Greensboro Coliseum, for the 18th time in 19 years, on February 28-March 4, 2018. (more...)
Lewis Hamilton heads first F1 test day in Bahrain Lewis Hamilton heads first F1 test day in Bahrain
- April 20, 2017

Bottas was off the pace after the team were unable to bleed off pressure in his tyres on the grid due to the failure of a generator and Hamilton was the team's best chance of at least catching Vettel. A lap later, Toro Rosso's Carlos Sainz crashed into Williams' Lance Stroll shortly after leaving the pits. Once Vettel pitted for the final time on lap 33, Hamilton was back in the lead. (more...)
Ex Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer offers facts on government Ex Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer offers facts on government
- April 20, 2017

All the data on the site is from respected government sources - like the U.S. Census Bureau and Bureau of Labor Statistics - not interest groups. Users can also search for specific datasets, such as airport revenue or crime rates, and the site includes a report of "risk factors" that could inhibit economic growth. (more...)
Tech, bank stocks lift S&P, Nasdaq; IBM holds back Dow
- April 20, 2017

At 12:35 p.m. ET (1635 GMT), the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 51.28 points, or 0.25 percent, at 20,472, the S&P 500 was up 4.09 points, or 0.17 percent, at 2,346.28 and the Nasdaq Composite was up 34.20 points, or 0.58 percent, at 5,883.68. (more...)
EPA chief: Agency to reconsider methane emissions rule
- April 20, 2017

Pruitt will be in the region on Wednesday to visit a lead contaminated housing complex in East Chicago , Indiana, just 30 minutes south of Chicago . Freire said in a statement. Housing officials said their goal is to move out all families by May. Resident Demetra Turner, 44, who left Chicago a decade ago for public housing in IN, said she was trying to find safe housing for the two children who live with her. (more...)
US trying to determine what chemical IS used in Iraq attack US trying to determine what chemical IS used in Iraq attack
- April 20, 2017

The Pentagon would not confirm Wednesday whether US forces were exposed to a chemical agent in an attack by the Islamic State in Mosul, Iraq, over the weekend. The Pentagon, however, has "not confirmed exposure at this time", for the USA forces present. Hundreds of thousands of civilians remain trapped in Mosul, ISIS' de facto capital in Iraq. (more...)
Tillerson declares the Iran nuclear deal a failure
- April 20, 2017

In a letter to US House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan released late on Tuesday, Tillerson declared that Iran was meeting its commitments under the 2015 nuclear deal but there were concerns about Tehran's role as a state sponsor of terrorism. (more...)
Gold edges lower, but geopolitical worries support Gold edges lower, but geopolitical worries support
- April 20, 2017

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin that a strong dollar was positive in the long term. Spot gold is expected to rise to US$1,303 per ounce as it has broken above a resistance at US$1,282, according to Reuters technical analyst Wang Tao. North Korea had a failed missile test launch over the weekend, adding to regional tensions that have escalated in recent weeks as U.S. President Donald Trump has taken a tough rhetorical line with Pyongyang. (more...)
Departing 'O'Reilly Factor' Advertisers Now In Other Fox Shows Departing 'O'Reilly Factor' Advertisers Now In Other Fox Shows
- April 19, 2017

In total 12 companies have reported they are pulling advertising from the show. O'Reilly generates more than $100 million in annual advertising revenue, according to independent studies. Yet O'Reilly is facing real heat this time . Ailes left the company last summer after several sexual harassment allegations from former employees. (more...)