Finance

by | May 15, 2018 | 11:45

It's lower than the $500-per-worker tax initially proposed. According to its website, Amazon estimates its investments in Seattle from 2010 through 2016 resulted in an additional $38 billion to the city's economy and claims to be the largest private employer in the city.

by | May 15, 2018 | 11:45

The suit seeks to push through the issue of a stock dividend that would dilute National Amusements' voting interest from about 79 percent to 17 percent, CBS said in a statement. Sumner Redstone's iPad has a button for moments like these, but National Amusements used tamer language: It is "outraged" and committed "to a well-governed process", adding that it had no intention to replace CBS's board or force a deal that wasn't supported by both sides.

by | May 14, 2018 | 20:46

It's important to note that the company isn't necessarily investigating apps that had access to the quiz app put together by Cambridge University researcher Aleksandr Kogan. The blog post notes that the site will "show people" if they or their friends installed the apps, and it looks like this will be done via the same section of its site used to check whether information had been shared with Cambridge Analytica .

by | May 14, 2018 | 20:32

Crude oil prices were back up to start the new week, rising over $71 per barrel Monday morning. "If the price goes down a little bit for whatever reason, then we could see it staying about the same-now, keep in mind we're looking at some of the highest gas prices we've seen since 2014 right now", said Grant.

by | May 14, 2018 | 20:00

Investment in the USA unconventional oil industry rose 42% year on year in 2017 to $138bn compared to a 2% rise in overall non-OPEC capital expenditure over the same period as easy access to capital and cheap debt drove to an explosion in output, buoyed by firming oil prices, OPEC said.

by | May 14, 2018 | 13:48

Xerox added that Jeff Jacobson had resigned from his role as the company's CEO, along with 5 board members who were replaced by 5 new members. "Despite our insistence, Fujifilm provided no assurance that it will do so within an acceptable timeframe".

by | May 14, 2018 | 13:34

This deal will increase the competition between Walmart and Amazon in the Indian e-commerce industry. Speaking to the Times of India last month, Son revealed that SoftBank was earlier eager to invest in Snapdeal, but the deal did not materialise eventually.

by | May 14, 2018 | 09:50

The Centre reduced excise duty on petrol and diesel by Rs 2 a litre on October 3 to tame rising inflation and to shield consumers from the surging price of auto fuels, the first cut after duty were raised on nine occasions between 2015 and 2016.

by | May 14, 2018 | 09:27

She claimed in her suit that she was told she was not allowed back on the flight because a passenger had complained about her smell, the Houston Chronicle reports . United Airlines' media office did not immediately respond to a request for comment. In the complaint, she mentions that how her children marched out of the plane like criminals, and how humiliating it was for her.

by | May 14, 2018 | 06:15

Falling behind early has crushed the Giants on their road trip, as the club has given up at least one first inning run in seven of their nine games. Nova has given up 10 runs in his last 5 2/3 innings. Taillon will have a challenge against Buster Posey, to whom he has surrendered two doubles. "Us as a staff, us five guys have to find a way to improve and really get that momentum going and give that rhythm to the game to where the offense is feeling like they're in the dugout a lot", ...

by | May 14, 2018 | 04:57

To successfully navigate the campus, Boston Dynamics said the SpotMini had to be "manually driven" through the office spaces, so that it's onboard computer could build a virtual map of the area. The robot has also mastered the two-footed jump over a moderate obstacle, although it appears that climbing a tree will still help you evade the robots.

by | May 14, 2018 | 01:07

Chili's restaurant chain is the latest company to suffer a data breach. "We are working with third-party forensic experts to conduct an extensive investigation to confirm the nature and scope of this incident", it said. "We deeply value our relationships with our Guests and sincerely apologize to those who may have been affected", the chain said. Law enforcement has been notified of this incident and we will continue to fully cooperate.

by | May 13, 2018 | 20:12

EQT Midstream Partners , LP provides natural gas transmission, storage, and gathering services in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Ohio.The firm is valued at $4.21 billion. Comerica Commercial Bank holds 326,277 shares or 0.09% of its portfolio. Nuveen Asset Management Limited Liability holds 0% or 7,784 shs. More news for EQT Midstream Partners , LP (NYSE:EQM) were recently published by: Seekingalpha.com, which released: "EQT Midstream Partners' (EQM) CEO Jeremiah Ashcroft on Q1 2018 ...

by | May 13, 2018 | 19:31

Yesterday, Pradhan and UAE Minister of State and ADNOC Group CEO Dr. Sultan Al Jaber flagged off the first consignment of 2 million barrels of ADNOC crude for Mangalore Cavern on Saturday. The plans also call for the creation of the Ruwais Derivatives Park to be built on a six square kilometer area adjacent to - and integrated with - the larger Ruwais complex.

by | May 13, 2018 | 07:19

The United States said on Tuesday that it plans to impose new sanctions against Iran after abandoning an agreement reached in late 2015 that curbed Tehran's nuclear activities in exchange for removal of USA and European sanctions. Europe will not want to upset Iran". With Germany, France and Britain saying they are committed to the accord, the European countries will "continue importing oil from Iran, albeit having to side-step the US banking system for trade purposes", it said.

by | May 13, 2018 | 04:09

Walmart said the transaction to buy shares in Flipkart should close by March 9, 2019. Flipkart may opt for an initial public offering after four years of closing the Walmart deal at a valuation no less than what was paid by Walmart. "Shareholders agreement would expire upon the consummation of the IPO, whether initiated by the board or the minority stockholders", it added. "The number of directors may be increased to nine at any time, appointed by Walmart with the approval of a majority of the ...

by | May 12, 2018 | 23:31

Parametric Port Associates Ltd Liability Corporation stated it has 0.03% of its portfolio in Aviva plc (LON:AV). Strategic Global Advisors Limited Company reported 27,075 shs. The company was maintained on Monday, April 11 by Nomura. The firm has "Corporate" rating by FinnCap given on Friday, October 20. The rating was maintained by Peel Hunt on Monday, March 19 with "Hold".

by | May 12, 2018 | 20:49

European oil companies could be particularly hit - French company Total signed a $5bn deal with Iran after the agreement, while BP has a joint venture to operate the Rhum gas field with Iran's state oil company. Paul Sheldon, an associate director at Platts Analytics, said enforcing compliance with Trump's unilateral sanctions move is much more hard than previous multilateral sanctions, however.

by | May 12, 2018 | 20:41

Credit Suisse Ag has 58,133 shares for 0% of their portfolio. JP Morgan Cazenove's target indicates a potential upside of 28.05% from the company's last close price. In total 3 analysts cover On The Beach Group Plc (LON:OTB). Therefore 60% are positive. On The Beach Group Plc has GBX 663 highest and GBX 500 lowest target.

by | May 12, 2018 | 19:06

The meeting between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un is scheduled for one day on 12 June, but if either or both of the leaders decide to stay overnight, there is only one hotel room in all of Singapore that meets "security protocol" for the United States president.

by | May 12, 2018 | 17:44

The Democratic Alliance (DA) on Tuesday morning withdrew party membership of Patricia de Lille - meaning she has lost her seat as a councillor and can no longer hold the position of Mayor of Cape Town, with immediate effect. The other group shouted: "We are ready to fire De Lille". De Lille has fought back in highly public fashion, and accused the party of targeting her because of her efforts to reverse an apartheid legacy of social inequality and spatial planning.

by | May 12, 2018 | 17:21

The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Monday, February 19 by JP Morgan. Evercore upgraded the stock to "Outperform" rating in Friday, January 12 report. Since January 16, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 5 selling transactions for $6.52 million activity. This marks the point where the stock is becoming overbought or oversold.

by | May 12, 2018 | 16:09

They have secured the firm's accounts and records from its computer systems. That company's CEO has been accused of embezzling customer funds by transferring it into his own account. Overall, the cryptocurrency market's reaction to the investigation into UPbit could be considered as an exaggeration to an ongoing investigation and investors on the trading platform are still able to trade and withdraw their funds.

by | May 12, 2018 | 16:06

President Trump's attorney Rudy Giuliani told HuffPost Friday that Mr. Trump "denied the merger" between AT&T and Time Warner , which contracits the White House and the Department of Justice earlier statements that the president was not involved.

by | May 12, 2018 | 10:06

Ford (F) said it could restart production of the F-Series pickup as soon as May 18 at two factories that stopped making trucks due to a fire at a parts supplier plant. "This is a fluid situation", Joe Hinrichs, president of global operations at Ford said in a statement on Wednesday. "There's not a lot of this type of supplier around that has capacity to pick up that kind of volume", said Kristin Dziczek, an economist and labor expert at the Center for Automotive Research.