Finance


Fed's Yellen to headline annual Jackson Hole policy conference Fed's Yellen to headline annual Jackson Hole policy conference
- August 23, 2017

Still, normalisation may not be the easiest path for central bankers, with fragile economies, inflation not taking off as expected and the potential for roiling the financial markets with sudden changes. That's become more evident since a Draghi speech in late June, in which he referred to reflationary forces, sent the euro higher. The ECB , anxious about sending the euro to levels where it would make Eurozone exports less competitive, have since sought to play down his remarks. (more...)
Sir Bruce Forsyth Has Passed Away, Aged 89 Sir Bruce Forsyth Has Passed Away, Aged 89
- August 22, 2017

The nation is mourning the loss of one of Britain's best loved entertainers this morning following news of Bruce Forsyth's death yesterday, aged 89. During his career, he received numerous honours including being made a Knight Bachelor in the 2011 Birthday Honours for his services to entertainment and charity. (more...)
Amber Heard pokes fun at Barnaby Joyce over dual citizenship
- August 19, 2017

Senator Nash said she made her own inquiries with the UK Home Office on Monday, following Barnaby Joyce's statement regarding his citizenship. In response to the latest polling showing Labour leader Jacinda Arden catching up to Prime Minister Bill English as preferred Prime Minister going into September's election, Mr Joyce said the election's become a "contest of ideas". (more...)
Charlie Cox, Finn Jones on 2 Marvel-ous 'Defenders' roles
- August 19, 2017

More easily said than done, perhaps, but if Netflix could afford to sink $200 million into a dog like Marco Polo, why can't they roll some big dough into a Marvel TV series that looks truly cinematic? Audiences saw a lot of this in " Daredevil " Season 2, where Castle was introduced as a moral and physical rival to Matt Murdock. (more...)
Facebook Takes Aim at Video Clickbait Facebook Takes Aim at Video Clickbait
- August 19, 2017

Publishers that adhere to the best practices of Facebook won't see much change in how their posts are distributed. The promotion of longer videos by Facebook has led to spammers deceiving users in recent months, with the aim of tricking them into clicking into sites with malicious links. (more...)
Oil prices recover as U.S. crude stocks decline
- August 18, 2017

It contains around 678.9 million barrels of crude oil, according to The Hill . Oil held losses near the lowest close in more than three weeks as investors weighed expanding USA crude output against an extended decline in stockpiles during a period of strong seasonal demand. (more...)
Merck CEO quits Trump council over Charlottesville Merck CEO quits Trump council over Charlottesville
- August 17, 2017

Frazier, who as a lawyer helped free a black death row inmate falsely accused of murder, and who now leads one of the country's most powerful drug companies, was first to quit the manufacturing council . Business Roundtable, a powerful lobby group of CEOs that advocate for tax reform, put out a statement condemning the violence in Virginia. Trump met top law enforcement officials at the White House to discuss the issue. (more...)
Asia stocks, US$ extend slide as US-North Korea tensions intensify Asia stocks, US$ extend slide as US-North Korea tensions intensify
- August 17, 2017

It was down 0.1 percent at 109.07 yen JPY= , after retreating 0.8 percent on Thursday. South Korea's KOSPI fell 1.4 percent, taking its losses this week to almost 3 percent. That prompted North Korea to say it was considering plans to fire missiles at the USA island territory of Guam. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 dropped 1.2 percent, while Japan was closed on a public holiday. (more...)
German growth slower, but still strong ahead of election German growth slower, but still strong ahead of election
- August 17, 2017

Preliminary GDP data for Germany revealed growth of 0.6% in the June quarter, just shy of market forecasts of 0.7%. The preliminary estimate showed GDP growth rose by 0.6% between April-June compared with the same period a year ago. The Statistics Office will publish its detailed GDP growth data on August 25. The German economy extended its growth spurt in the second quarter, playing into the hands of Angela Merkel as she bids for a fourth term as chancellor. (more...)
Candlelight vigil planned in Raleigh for Charlottesville victims Candlelight vigil planned in Raleigh for Charlottesville victims
- August 16, 2017

A vigil was also held in Charlottesville at the location where Heyer was killed, and in a number of other US cities. People in the crowd chanted, "when the KKK comes around, there is no middle ground", "they say "Jim Crow", we say 'hell no!', and "black lives matter!" Wherever you are in the world, we'd like you to share your pictures, videos and stories. (more...)
Woman says she found rodent in Chick-fil-A sandwich Woman says she found rodent in Chick-fil-A sandwich
- August 16, 2017

Manfalouti's lawyer says the owner of the Langhorne location were unresponsive to her complaints. Davis said that corporate tried to push the blame onto Heffernan's franchise, who in turn faulted the bakery that supplies the buns. James Kwon told his career coach Chick-fil-A expressed disinterest in his addition to their restaurant suggesting that those 'with disabilities would not be able to succeed'. (more...)
Air Berlin files for insolvency Air Berlin files for insolvency
- August 16, 2017

The carrier says it has been notified by shareholder Etihad Airways "that it no longer intends to provide Air Berlin with financial support ". Etihad's then-chief James Hogan said at the time that his company wasn't prepared to carry on in investing without the support of all stakeholders. (more...)
Galliford Try plc's (LON:GFRD) Buy Rating Reaffirmed at Liberum Capital Galliford Try plc's (LON:GFRD) Buy Rating Reaffirmed at Liberum Capital
- August 15, 2017

The SI to Koppers Holdings Incorporated's float is 0.95%. About shares traded. Steel Dynamics, Inc. It has outperformed by 27.69% the S&P500. Since May 24, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 sales for $230,155 activity. Eam Invsts Lc invested in 0.13% or 79,355 shares. Weatherbie Capital Llc reported 560,101 shares stake. Amer And Management reported 333 shares. Joel Isaacson And Communications Limited Liability has invested 0% in Greenlight Capital Re, Ltd. (more...)
UK Needs Transition Period To Exit EU UK Needs Transition Period To Exit EU
- August 14, 2017

The chancellor Philip Hammond and worldwide trade secretary Liam Fox - prominent Remain and Leave advocates respectively - have jointly confirmed there will be a transition period after leaving the European Union and that the country will leave the single market and customs union. (more...)
Wall Street lower on US-North Korea tensions
- August 14, 2017

Federal funds futures suggested the chance of rate hike in December fell to 40 percent from 42 percent shortly before the release of the data. The Dow fell more than 200 points, a almost 1% drop, and its biggest dip in three months. Bank Private Client Wealth Management. "We're through most of the earnings season and the valuations [in the stock market] become a bit problematic when you have something like North Korea come up, " says Maris Ogg, president at Tower Bridge Advisors". (more...)
Markets extend losses as Korea tensions escalate Markets extend losses as Korea tensions escalate
- August 14, 2017

North Korea had responded to Trump's previous promise to unleash " fire and fury " with a threat to land missiles near the US Pacific territory of Guam. Economists had expected prices to rise by 0.2%. Reaction to new inflation data was muted. "If the data continues to come in on the softer side, the market might start to price the Fed staying on hold this year", said Sireen Harajli, FX strategist at Mizuho in NY. (more...)
Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) Reiterates Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) Reiterates "Neutral" Rating for Wolseley plc (WOS)
- August 12, 2017

Therefore 45% are positive. Pets At Home Group Plc had 86 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Monday, October 30th. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa has invested 0% in Pets at Home Group PLC (LON:PETS). Price T Rowe Associate Md accumulated 0% or 16,662 shares. Market Capitalization if basically the market value of the company's shares outstanding. (more...)
Toshiba averts delisting for now, but future still hangs in balance Toshiba averts delisting for now, but future still hangs in balance
- August 12, 2017

Toshiba is in desperate need of covering its losses from its US nuclear business. Since taking over as Toshiba's auditor in June past year, PricewaterhouseCoopers Aarata (PwC) has yet to endorse the firm's financial results which have suffered numerous delays. (more...)
Worcester Police issue Amber Alert for 3-year-old girl Worcester Police issue Amber Alert for 3-year-old girl
- August 11, 2017

The auto was running, but the exhaust pipe was clogged with clothing and the windows were up, so either the woman and child were sleeping or unconscious at the time. Both Rickheit and Ella were reported to be conscious and responsive afterwards. Rickheit was taken to St. Vincent's hospital before being transported to the State Police barracks. (more...)
Karnataka: Bank Managers Asked to Learn Kannada or Get Sacked Karnataka: Bank Managers Asked to Learn Kannada or Get Sacked
- August 10, 2017

The protestors demanded that all employees should learn Kannada within six months or else leave their jobs. In July, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah had demanded that people from outside the state adapt to the Kannada culture. (more...)