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Unemployment in the East drops - but so does number of workforce jobs Unemployment in the East drops - but so does number of workforce jobs
- May 15, 2018

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) figures show the unemployment rate for people aged 16 years and over was 4.2 per cent for the United Kingdom as a whole. Senior ONS statistician Matt Hughes said: "With employment up again in the three months to March, the rate has hit a new record, with unemployment remaining at its lowest rate since 1975". (more...)
Newcastle interested in signing Chelsea duo Newcastle interested in signing Chelsea duo
- May 15, 2018

Throughout the following summer when we were all losing our minds with the lack of signings, or (the lack of) support the manager appeared to be receiving, Rafa was probably the only one who remained cool. The Newcastle United midfielder played a critical role throughout his time on the pitch by making some crucial interceptions coupled with some great passes and offensive contribution. (more...)
PowerShares Low Volatility ETF (PLV) Dips -0.27% on May 14
- May 15, 2018

The ADX is typically plotted along with two other directional movement indicator lines, the Plus Directional Indicator (+DI) and Minus Directional Indicator (-DI). Ishares Edge S&P 500 Minimum Volatility Ucits Et (IHSRF)'s MACD Histogram reading is now above the zero line, indicating a positive chart trend for the shares. (more...)
Anthem (ANTM) Shares Sold by DA Davidson & CO Anthem (ANTM) Shares Sold by DA Davidson & CO
- May 15, 2018

Lyrical Asset Management Lp bought 33,243 shares as the company's stock declined 2.73% with the market. Viking Global Investors LP lifted its position in Anthem by 190.5% in the 4th quarter. The business's revenue for the quarter was up.1% compared to the same quarter a year ago. On average, equities research analysts forecast that Anthem will post $11.78 EPS for the current fiscal year. (more...)
Twitter Is Improving Its Troll-Detecting Capabilities Twitter Is Improving Its Troll-Detecting Capabilities
- May 15, 2018

Still, Twitter's discourse is often colored by such tweets, and banning the people involved seems like a good way to open the platform to cries of censorship (well, more open than it is already). "While still a small overall number, these accounts have a disproportionately large - and negative - impact on people's experience on Twitter", they said. (more...)
Six months after, Senate lays report of N8.612 trillion 2018 Budget Six months after, Senate lays report of N8.612 trillion 2018 Budget
- May 15, 2018

Subsequently, the President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, on April 12, mandated the Appropriation Committee to tidy up reports on the budget latest by April 13. The 2018 budget report by the Joint Senate and House of Representatives' Committee on Appropriation would be laid today, Ripples Nigeria has learnt. (more...)
Despite government efforts, keyless ignitions linked to carbon monoxide deaths Despite government efforts, keyless ignitions linked to carbon monoxide deaths
- May 15, 2018

Its report found that 28 people had died and 45 others had suffered injuries since 2006. Of those, over half come with a keyless ignition system. Sometimes, drivers mistakenly believe their cars are off after parking them, which can result in carbon monoxide filling their garages and homes. (more...)
Nxp Semiconductors NV (NASDAQ:NXPI) Has Increase in Shorts Nxp Semiconductors NV (NASDAQ:NXPI) Has Increase in Shorts
- May 15, 2018

Trading volume, or volume, is the number of shares or contracts that point towards the full activity of a security or stock market for a given period. (TRMB) snatched the consideration from Investors, when its current beneficial picture was seen that is promoting good health. Greenleaf Trust now owns 1,986 shares of the semiconductor provider's stock valued at $233,000 after acquiring an additional 1,721 shares in the last quarter. (more...)
Aurora Cannabis finalizes largest marijuana deal in history Aurora Cannabis finalizes largest marijuana deal in history
- May 15, 2018

But it illustrates the growing interest in this soft drug, seen increasingly as a fiscal boon to governments in Canada, as it has been in U.S. states like California that have legalized pot use. Governments in other parts of the world, particularly Europe, are heading in a similar direction to Ottawa, and several Canadian growers have been keen to advertise their ambitions to grow and distribute cannabis overseas. (more...)
Diesel hybrid to join Kia powertrain line-up Diesel hybrid to join Kia powertrain line-up
- May 15, 2018

The mild hybrid system is compact and can be easily incorporated into existing vehicles. Controlled by an advanced ECU, the powertrain benefits from a new "Moving Stop & Start" function. Kia says that its mild-hybrid technology can provide extra acceleration for overtaking, as well as reducing engine load when the auto is being driven more gently. (more...)
Gas prices still on the rise Gas prices still on the rise
- May 15, 2018

Gasoline is following crude oil sharply higher, and AAA says part of the reason is the White House decision to withdraw from the Iran deal. Areas in California and their current gas price climate: Stockton- $3.58/g, up 7.3 cents per gallon from last week's $3.50/g. (more...)
Oil near Nov 2014 highs firm as markets tighten amid OPEC cuts
- May 15, 2018

In China, the biggest single buyer of Iranian oil, Shanghai crude futures hit their strongest in dollar terms since they were launched in late May, around $73.20 per barrel. While forecasts vary from "little impact" anticipated by Barclays Plc to losses of 500 000 to 1.5 million barrels a day predicted by BMI Research and consultant FGE, UAE Energy Minister Suhail Al Mazrouei said "don't worry about supply". (more...)
Cashier-free Amazon Go stores are coming to Chicago and San Francisco Cashier-free Amazon Go stores are coming to Chicago and San Francisco
- May 15, 2018

Amazon , which opened a cashierless store in Seattle this year, plans more locations in Chicago and San Francisco. It has posted job listings for store managers in the cities on its own site, which were first noticed by the Seattle Times. The customers are automatically charged for the items they've picked up once they leave the store and a receipt is sent to the app. The idea behind building Amazon Go was to push the boundaries of computer vision and machine learning to create a store where ... (more...)
American Airlines updates support animal policy American Airlines updates support animal policy
- May 15, 2018

Today, American Airlines announced changes to its emotional support animal policy. The animals must be tethered by a leash or harness at all times and won't be permitted in the cabin if they behave badly, such as by growling, lunging or attempting to bite people. (more...)
Home Depot well placed to withstand Home Depot well placed to withstand "Amazon effect", investors say
- May 15, 2018

The Home Depot (NYSE:HD) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, February 20th. Td Asset Mngmt accumulated 0.7% or 2.52 million shs. Rothschild Il holds 0.35% or 17,190 shs. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP increased its holdings in shares of The Home Depot by 0.3% in the 3rd quarter. CIT Group Inc. (NYSE:CIT) has risen 25.02% since May 14, 2017 and is uptrending. (more...)
Tesla Driver in Utah Crash Says Autopilot Was Engaged Tesla Driver in Utah Crash Says Autopilot Was Engaged
- May 15, 2018

On Twitter, co-founder Elon Musk said it was "super messed up" that the incident was garnering public attention, while thousands of accidents involving traditional automobiles "get nearly no coverage". Musk also complained to the media that, according to him, ignore the 40,000 annual deaths from traffic accidents in the United States, and acknowledged that although the technology is not ideal, "system, which in General saves lives and reduces injuries, should be released". (more...)
Karnataka Assembly Polls: Congress sure of getting majority, says Veerappa Moily Karnataka Assembly Polls: Congress sure of getting majority, says Veerappa Moily
- May 15, 2018

Analysts said the BJP was leading in Lingayat dominated seats and the JD-S in Vokkaliga dominated areas. India Today-Axis My India surveyed 70,574 voters in all the 222 assemblies that went to polls. According to the latest numbers, the Indian National Congress got 98.3 lakh votes (38.0%), while the BJP got only 95.1 lakh votes (36.7%). Exit polls are divided and even who will be the single largest party as some of them predicted it to be Congress and some to be BJP . (more...)
Winklevosses' Gemini Exchange Gains NY Approval to Diversify Services Winklevosses' Gemini Exchange Gains NY Approval to Diversify Services
- May 15, 2018

Investors needing to obtain ZEC might possibly have to firstly pick up Bitcoin or Ethereum using an exchange that has United States dollar trading pairs for instance Coinbase as well as GDAX. A copy of the NYDFS-issued statement on Gemini's ZEC support is accessible here. When news broke out about the announcement of the addition of ZCash , the price of the privacy coin went from $250 to $350 within an hour, in expectation of increased volume, market reach, and publicity. (more...)
Gap Joins Multinationals in Apologizing to China for Map Gaffe Gap Joins Multinationals in Apologizing to China for Map Gaffe
- May 15, 2018

In its Weibo apology, Gap Inc said that it respects China's sovereignty and territory and confirmed that a t-shirt sold in overseas markets had contained an incorrect version of a map of China. In a tweet, People's Daily showed the offending T-shirt alongside what it considers to be the correct map. The White House hit back at the push earlier this month, calling the demands placed on airlines " Orwellian nonsense ". (more...)
Vodafone boss Vittorio Colao steps down after 10 years in charge Vodafone boss Vittorio Colao steps down after 10 years in charge
- May 15, 2018

He previously served as Vodafone's chief executive for the Africa, Middle East and Asia Pacific region as well as a board member for both Vodacom and Vodafone India . Vodafone shares plunged over 4% despite the company announcing consensus-beating FY 2017 results (Adj. EBITDA +12% YoY organic, beating 10% guidance). (more...)
Kaspersky shifts all data for Australian customers from Russian Federation to Switzerland Kaspersky shifts all data for Australian customers from Russian Federation to Switzerland
- May 15, 2018

The Global Transparency Initiative emerged from this situation and is Kaspersky's "ongoing commitment to assuring the integrity and trustworthiness of its products". While unable to offer firm evidence of compromise, modern anti-virus software does scan files and sends data back to the software company for analysis. (more...)
In Gaza, a day of blood and sorrow overshadows US embassy move In Gaza, a day of blood and sorrow overshadows US embassy move
- May 15, 2018

A long-time Palestinian negotiator told CBS News he would like to see other countries step in to play a bigger role in the peace process. They say they don't see a lot of reason to resume talks as long as the USA intends to keep giving concessions to Israel without getting any concessions from them in return. (more...)
Analysts Insights on Geron Corporation (GERN)
- May 15, 2018

In fact, if the blue-chip benchmark musters a seventh successive romp in the green on Friday , it will equal its longest string of advances since October 5. The company net profit margin is N/A and gross profit margin is N/A. A performance measure used to estimate the efficiency of an investment or to compare the ability of some different investments. (more...)
Dena Bank tanks 12.5% as RBI initiates prompt corrective action Dena Bank tanks 12.5% as RBI initiates prompt corrective action
- May 15, 2018

The Reserve Bank of India on Saturday initiated prompt corrective action against public sector lender Dena Bank , restricting it from giving fresh credit and new hiring, PTI reported. In January, Allahabad Bank had informed about being placed under RBI's PCA mechanism. "We all know that NPAs are very high, recognition is still not done and as you recognise it, you make more provisions for it and the losses are only going to increase", Madan Sabnavis, chief economist at CARE Ratings told ... (more...)
Netflix Announces Horror Anthology Series GUILLERMO DEL TORO PRESENTS 10 AFTER MIDNIGHT Netflix Announces Horror Anthology Series GUILLERMO DEL TORO PRESENTS 10 AFTER MIDNIGHT
- May 15, 2018

Netflix has announced that they are moving forward with Guillermo del Toro Presents 10 After Midnight . Called " Guillermo del Toro Presents 10 After Midnight ", the show is now set to release "soon" according to Netflix's announcement this morning. (more...)

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