Finance


Dollar Falls After Comments From Janet Yellen Dollar Falls After Comments From Janet Yellen
- August 27, 2017

For the week, the Nikkei has fallen 0.3 percent so far, heading for a sixth straight weekly fall, the longest losing streak since January 2014 on a weekly basis. CURRENCIES: The dollar rose to 109.37 yen from 109.04 yen. Interest-rate sensitive sectors, such as telecommunications, up 0.8 percent, and utilities, up 0.3 percent, rose as Yellen's speech did not comment on the path of interest rate hikes for the US central bank, which sent US Treasury yields lower . (more...)
The JM Smucker Company (SJM): Will The Growth Last? The JM Smucker Company (SJM): Will The Growth Last?
- August 25, 2017

Smucker Company (The) were worth $536,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Although past volatility action may help project future stock volatility, it may also be vastly different when taking into account other factors that may be driving price action during the measured time period. (more...)
Senior Trump adviser arrives in Cairo for two-day visit Senior Trump adviser arrives in Cairo for two-day visit
- August 25, 2017

Israel, meanwhile, has increasingly shifted its sights toward a regional deal with certain Arab countries, rather than one focusing exclusively on the Palestinians, an approach Trump has expressed support for. "Renewed U.S. engagement with our Middle East allies is welcome and badly needed", said Josh Block, president and CEO of The Israel Project, a nonpartisan educational organization. (more...)
FTSE 100 gains but Dixons Carphone weighs on British mid-caps FTSE 100 gains but Dixons Carphone weighs on British mid-caps
- August 25, 2017

He added: "Whilst this investment will cause a shortfall in profits for our phone business we do however expect overall profit in our core retail operations to be in line with previous year supported by good progress in our UK & Ireland, Nordic and Greek electrical businesses". (more...)
Washington launches probe on Beijing's intellectual property practices Washington launches probe on Beijing's intellectual property practices
- August 20, 2017

Section 301 , once heavily used in the 1980s and the early 1990s, allows the USA president to unilaterally impose tariffs or other trade restrictions against foreign countries. America, he added, will no longer tolerate Beijing's "theft" of U.S. industrial secrets. He recommended pursuing a trade investigation of Beijing's technology policies and anti-dumping action over Chinese exports of steel and aluminum. (more...)
Sixth Australian MP in eligibility trouble due to citizenship
- August 19, 2017

She told Senate she had little contact with her father and was told she was not a dual citizen. The government received legal advice on Senator Nash's situation on Thursday. Apart from the Nationals, the others to appear before the court will be One Nation Senator Malcolm Roberts and two Greens senators, Scott Ludlam and Larisa Waters. (more...)
The Punisher Returns In First Teaser Trailer For Upcoming Spinoff
- August 19, 2017

Since we're huge fans of everything involving Jessica Jones and Luke Cage , we're deeply emotionally invested and curious to see what this new installment in the Marvel franchise will bring us. Jessica Jones , the supercream of the supercrop, is underused over the first four episodes; Iron Fist , the super-runt of the superlitter, is gratefully muted and spared. (more...)
Facebook tests adding news stories customized to users' interests Facebook tests adding news stories customized to users' interests
- August 19, 2017

The social network increasingly owes its success to video, analysts agree. The updates are twofold, Facebook announced on Thursday. Spammers often use fake video buttons to take users to low-quality websites which could even contain malware. (more...)
Hundreds hold vigil in Omaha following violence in Charlottesville Hundreds hold vigil in Omaha following violence in Charlottesville
- August 16, 2017

A candlelight vigil was held at the Spokane Tribal Gathering Place, Sunday evening, to stand against racism. More than 300 people attended a peace vigil at Turner Park Sunday in response to the weekend chaos in Charlottesville, Virginia. "It could happen here, if people don't rise up against what they're selling", he said. "(The crash) didn't happen here, but hate happens here", said Natasha Moiseyev, a founding member of Central Valley Indivisible. (more...)
German government steps in to keep Air Berlin flying German government steps in to keep Air Berlin flying
- August 16, 2017

Against this background, Air Berlin said that it "has today filed to commence insolvency proceedings under self-administration at the local district court of Berlin-Charlottenburg, in order to continue with the restructuring process that is already underway". (more...)
Insane Video Emerges After Cop Somehow Survives Bullet to Neck Insane Video Emerges After Cop Somehow Survives Bullet to Neck
- August 12, 2017

Video shows the officer escaping to his patrol vehicle to call for backup. The police officer could be heard telling Orr five separate times to take his hands out from his pockets. A passer-by comes to his aid and attempts to assure him: "I've seen you after that boy". "Stay with me man", the man said. "I'm hit in my neck some place", he told the dispatcher. (more...)
Canada Builds Border Camp for Asylum Seekers Fleeing US Canada Builds Border Camp for Asylum Seekers Fleeing US
- August 12, 2017

Gadbois-St-Cyr said the camp would be ready to accept people "in a short time" but could not say exactly when that would be. A record number have crossed into Canada this year. Quebec has opened its Olympic Stadium, a former hospital and a school among other places to house people. The delays mean migrants have been forced to wait in an area with no beds, just benches and chairs. (more...)
Amazon's big rival in India just got $2.5 billion Amazon's big rival in India just got $2.5 billion
- August 12, 2017

Tiger Global Management, one of the earliest backers of Flipkart, partially sold its stake to SoftBank . They further stated: "It is recognition of India's unparalleled potential to become a leader in technology and e-commerce on a massive scale". (more...)
Eggs contaminated with insecticide were imported into United Kingdom from Europe Eggs contaminated with insecticide were imported into United Kingdom from Europe
- August 08, 2017

This afternoon, the agency announced: "The Food Standards Agency is committed to making sure that food is safe". Eggs contaminated with the insecticide fipronil were distributed in the United Kingdom after all, it has emerged - despite government assurances last week that the United Kingdom was not affected by the egg contamination scandal that is now rocking Europe. (more...)
New Digital Currency Bitcoin Cash Splits Bitcoin into Two New Digital Currency Bitcoin Cash Splits Bitcoin into Two
- August 07, 2017

Don't have an account? For users on exchanges and custodial platforms, which handle private keys for their clients, each exchange is handling the BCH hard fork differently. Users were concerned regarding the status of their bitcoins. Elsewhere, attendees were thinking about how they could try to profit as well; openly mulling whether to hold or sell their Bitcoin Cash . (more...)
Papa John's is now an e-commerce company Papa John's is now an e-commerce company
- August 05, 2017

Meadow Creek Investment Management LLC now owns 1,430 shares of the company's stock valued at $114,000 after buying an additional 242 shares during the last quarter. Investors of record on Monday, August 7th will be given a dividend of 0.225 per share on Friday, August 18th. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 3rd. (more...)
USA police say 3 people shot at San Francisco park USA police say 3 people shot at San Francisco park
- August 05, 2017

People began to run after realizing that it's an actual gunshot. The San Francisco Police Department says people should stay away from Dolores Park, where the shooting happened Thursday afternoon. 3 shooting victims at this time. Police say three people were shot and transported to hospitals but didn't release other details. " I've lived here for years, and this doesn't happen ", Juhasz said, according to the Chronicle. (more...)
Krispy Kreme to unveil Reese's Peanut Butter Doughnut Krispy Kreme to unveil Reese's Peanut Butter Doughnut
- August 04, 2017

Krispy Kreme first released a Reese's doughnut in Australia a year ago, leading some to ask when the chain would grace USA land with the same blessing. Krispy Kreme has a location in Fresno near Blackstone and Bullard avenues. We knew previous year when you teased us with this thing from across the Pacific. (more...)
European Union airport security checks: Holidaymakers 'face long delays' European Union airport security checks: Holidaymakers 'face long delays'
- August 04, 2017

Aviation minister Lord Callanan said he would be speaking to his counterparts in Portugal, Spain and Italy to "urge them to do all they can to reduce queues and allow travellers to get on with their holidays". Member states have a six-month period ending 7 October to introduce the changes. People are being warned to check what terminal they are flying from, arrive in plenty of time for their flights and to expect large crowds in the airport. (more...)
Teen detained after sliding down wing of plane onto SFO taxiway Teen detained after sliding down wing of plane onto SFO taxiway
- August 03, 2017

The plane went to the assigned gate and all the passengers were de-boarded safely. Other passengers said the teen appeared fidgety and anxious during the seven-hour flight from Panama City . The passenger, a USA citizen, was not injured and was taken into police custody. Law enforcement took the teen into custody, according to the airline. (more...)
Sales of U.S. passenger cars decline in July Sales of U.S. passenger cars decline in July
- August 03, 2017

Toyota's sales rose 3.6 percent while Subaru's were up 7 percent. He said GM's decision to cut sales to low-profit rental auto fleets by 81 percent - or 11,200 vehicles - was a big factor. The average vehicle incentive jumped $279 in July from a year earlier to $3,876, while the average retail transaction price crept up only $42 to $30,772, J.D. (more...)
Bitcoin hard fork day brings with it Bitcoin price volatility Bitcoin hard fork day brings with it Bitcoin price volatility
- August 02, 2017

This means that there will be a new blockchain , which includes all the old transactions on the original blockchain but forks off into a new chain specifically for Bitcoin Cash . Others beg to differ. A separate group of developers sought to solve the speed issue by proposing a new currency called Bitcoin Cash . And where there is confusion there is opportunity for bad actors. (more...)
Security Delays At Aussie Airports To Ensure Safety Following Terror Scare: Minister Security Delays At Aussie Airports To Ensure Safety Following Terror Scare: Minister
- August 01, 2017

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said that security has been increased at Sydney Airport since Thursday because of the plot. An airport spokesman said travellers should stick to the new guidelines, which ask travellers to arrive two hours early to allow for additional scrutiny and bag checks, and to limit baggage wherever possible. (more...)
Ram temple construction very much on BJP agenda: Amit Shah Ram temple construction very much on BJP agenda: Amit Shah
- August 01, 2017

BJP chief Amit Shah is very displeased that several party lawmakers, including some ministers, were absent on Monday in the Rajya Sabha , where the government suffered acute embarrassment when the opposition managed to push crucial changes to a bill on backward classes. (more...)
U.S. economy expanded at solid 2.6 percent rate in Q2 U.S. economy expanded at solid 2.6 percent rate in Q2
- July 29, 2017

The latest GDP data confirmed that the USA economy is on track to deliver a 2 percent growth rate this year. President Donald Trump has set an ambitious 3.0 per cent growth target for 2017. The pick-up was helped by consumer spending in the quarter expanding at a pace of 2.8%, and businesses stepping up spending on equipment. It was the third straight quarterly increase. (more...)