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'Desi' wealthy club adds 7,300; totalling 3.43 lakh worth $6 trillion 'Desi' wealthy club adds 7,300; totalling 3.43 lakh worth $6 trillion
- October 21, 2018

Country wise, China and India witnessed 4.6 per cent and 2.6 per cent growth, respectively, in wealth. At the other extreme, a small fraction of the population (0.6 per cent of adults) has a net worth over $ 100,000 (Rs 73,50,000). "Financial assets ... continue to make a substantial contribution to growth of household wealth, accounting for 41 percent of the increase in gross wealth worldwide, and more than two-thirds of the rise in North America". (more...)
Icelandair jet in Canada emergency landing as window 'shattered'
- October 21, 2018

Bagotville, about 200 kilometers (124 miles) north of Quebec, does not normally handle global flights, but Hove said Canadian immigration officers were sent onto the plane to clear the passengers. "It was rather frightening because we knew something was going on but we didn't know what", Hove said, adding that crew simply told them to do exactly what the pilots were asking because they were in "complete control". (more...)
Gatwick Airport sets out £500m runway upgrade plan Gatwick Airport sets out £500m runway upgrade plan
- October 21, 2018

The Davies Report instead opted to recommend a third runway be built at Heathrow Airport. However, a spokesman for Gatwick Airport said: "We believe the plans offer safe, agile, low-impact ways of unlocking much-needed new runway capacity from within our existing infrastructure". (more...)
40,000 jobs available as UPS holds nationwide one-day hiring blitz
- October 21, 2018

Friday's event is part of a broader push to hire 100,000 seasonal employees ahead of the holiday shopping season, a 5 percent increase over past year. If you can't make the hiring fair but are still interested in applying, click on this link. The jobs include full and part-time seasonal positions - primarily package handlers, drivers and driver-helpers. (more...)
Kleenex 'Mansize' tissues to be rebranded to avoid sexism row Kleenex 'Mansize' tissues to be rebranded to avoid sexism row
- October 21, 2018

Customer Lisa Hancox wrote: "Hi @KleenexUK". Starting later this year, the tissues will be called " Kleenex Extra Large". I said: I don't know & yes of course. She told Sky News: "Kleenex's re-branding matters because throughout marketing and advertising, we use lazy gender stereotypes to sell products and convey messages which reinforce those stereotypes". (more...)
Winning numbers for $1 billion Mega Millions jackpot drawn Winning numbers for $1 billion Mega Millions jackpot drawn
- October 21, 2018

A lucky American could walk away with $1.6 billion (£1.2 billion) in prize money after the latest round of the country's lottery draw failed to produce a victor. "They don't know what to do". The previous largest single jackpot of $758.7 million was won last year by Mavis Wanczyk, a 53-year-old mother of two from MA. (more...)
Thousands of people stuck between Guatemala and Mexico Thousands of people stuck between Guatemala and Mexico
- October 21, 2018

The migrants hope to enter Mexico and cross the country to reach the United States . Seeking to maintain order after a chaotic Friday in which thousands rushed across the border bridge only to be halted by a phalanx of officers in riot gear, authorities began handing out numbers for people to be processed in a strategy seen before at USA border posts when large numbers of migrants show up there. (more...)
Cobalt airline warns passengers that all flights are cancelled Cobalt airline warns passengers that all flights are cancelled
- October 20, 2018

The Larnaca-based carrier warned ticketed passengers not to go to any departure airport as no flights will operate and no staff will be present. The couple eventually managed to book the flights for their seven friends and family members, with it costing nearly $5,900 to rebook with a new airline - doubling the cost of their wedding. (more...)
Oil falls below $79 as rising U.S. stockpiles weigh Oil falls below $79 as rising U.S. stockpiles weigh
- October 20, 2018

Trump told reporters Thursday that his administration is waiting for the result of investigations as it decides how to respond amid reports that us -based journalist Khashoggi was ambushed inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul more than two weeks ago. (more...)
Foul play possible in missing pregnant postal worker case Foul play possible in missing pregnant postal worker case
- October 20, 2018

Kierra Coles , 26, was last spotted near her South Side home hours before she went missing on October 2, authorities said. Her family, who revealed Coles is three months pregnant, said they found her vehicle parked on her block, with her cell phone and purse still inside. (more...)
Trader Joe's recalls salads in 9 states due to listeria, salmonella concerns Trader Joe's recalls salads in 9 states due to listeria, salmonella concerns
- October 20, 2018

They were sold in Colorado, Idaho, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Oregon, Tennessee, Texas , Washington and New Mexico with best-by dates between October 15 and October 20. Recalls are in effect in Washington and OR for certain products made by companies in Kent and Portland. The illness usually lasts four-seven days. Symptoms include fever, muscle aches, headaches, and diarrhea. (more...)
Facebook in fresh video metrics row Facebook in fresh video metrics row
- October 20, 2018

On Tuesday, the plaintiffs - who include Crowd Siren, a marketing agency in Las Vegas, and Jonathan Murdough, a Pennsylvania resident who purchased Facebook video ads - filed an amendment in the lawsuit claiming that Facebook knew in early 2015 that its video-ad metrics had inherent issues but chose to sit on that knowledge for over a year. (more...)
Facebook reportedly believes spammers were behind massive hack Facebook reportedly believes spammers were behind massive hack
- October 20, 2018

The report, which cites anonymous sources, says that Facebook has "tentatively" concluded the hackers were spammers who were posing as a digital marketing company. The incident has been under investigation since September 25, when Facebook's security team discovered someone downloading a large amount of digital access tokens from the social platform. (more...)
Petrol, Diesel Prices Cut For Third Straight Day: Check Fuel Rates Here Petrol, Diesel Prices Cut For Third Straight Day: Check Fuel Rates Here
- October 20, 2018

Diesel , on the other hand, is being sold 12 paise lower at Rs 75.36 per litre in Delhi, while the price of diesel in Mumbai has been reduced by 13 paise to retail at Rs 79 per litre. Accordingly, the Brent crude was priced below $80 per barrel, which in recent past traded around $85 a barrel, while the rupee closed at 73.50 to a greenback from its previous close of 73.61 to a U.S. (more...)
Kinder Morgan Canada posts $1.35B Q3 income on Trans Mountain sale Kinder Morgan Canada posts $1.35B Q3 income on Trans Mountain sale
- October 20, 2018

Eagle Global Advisors Llc bought 1.16M shares as the company's stock rose 8.48% with the market. Finally, Renaissance Technologies LLC acquired a new stake in Kinder Morgan in the second quarter valued at approximately $24,035,000. Growth in EPS is an important measure of administration performance because it shows how much money the company is making for it's investors or shareholders, not only because of changes in profit, but also after all the effects of issuance of new shares (this is ... (more...)
Apple's Tim Cook calls on 'Bloomberg' to retract Chinese spyware story Apple's Tim Cook calls on 'Bloomberg' to retract Chinese spyware story
- October 20, 2018

Cook's comment was an unusually aggressive move by the CEO toward the news organisation. Bloomberg found that Chinese spies managed to implant tiny chips on computer motherboards made by Supermicro Computer and put in servers used by several of the largest United States tech companies, including Amazon and Apple. (more...)
Walt Disney World building a nature-themed resort
- October 20, 2018

Besides this nature-themed resort, there are three other projects underway on the park's grounds, which together will bring more than 1,700 new hotel rooms and Vacation Club villas over the next four years. Make sure to get in touch with My Mickey Vacation Travel so they can give you even more details and take all the stress out of planning to create the magic for you. (more...)
Italy renews pro-Moscow push ahead of European Union summit Italy renews pro-Moscow push ahead of European Union summit
- October 20, 2018

European Union leaders imposed sanctions in 2014 to penalize Russian Federation for annexing Crimea from Ukraine and backing rebels fighting government troops in the east of Ukraine. "It's clear that it makes no sense that they are in place", he told a gathering of Italian businessmen in Moscow in a speech live-streamed on his Facebook account. (more...)
Postal union issues strike notices, could start rotating job action Monday Postal union issues strike notices, could start rotating job action Monday
- October 20, 2018

Canada Post said if rotating strike action should occur, the postal service will continue to operate. According to a release issued on October 16, the CUPW says that a strike will begin if agreements can't be reached for the Urban Postal Operations and Rural and Suburban Mail Carriers (RSMC) bargaining units. (more...)
United States shies away from calling China a currency manipulator United States shies away from calling China a currency manipulator
- October 19, 2018

Trump denied having direct contact with Powell since nominating him. Economists expect the Fed to shrug off White House pressure and continue slowly raising rates, which remain historically low. trading partners. Federal Reserve Vice Chairman for Supervision Randal Quarles reaffirmed the central bank's gradual monetary-policy course Thursday, saying policy makers should avoid focusing too much on metrics that come with a higher degree of uncertainty, such as some measures of labor slack, ... (more...)
China Growth Slows to 6.5%; Finance Officials Try to Soothe Worried Investors China Growth Slows to 6.5%; Finance Officials Try to Soothe Worried Investors
- October 19, 2018

However, growth could well decelerate further as the effect of US tariffs on Chinese exports take full effect, let alone if the US adds new sanctions, as US President Donald Trump has threatened. Greater China markets made a strong comeback on Friday afternoon, following a series of measures announced by Chinese leaders to support the struggling stock market. (more...)
President Trump might consider XRP to counter China's BTC dominance President Trump might consider XRP to counter China's BTC dominance
- October 19, 2018

Tether (USDT) traded 0.4% lower against the dollar and now trades at $0.99 or 0.00015763 BTC. On the upside, the coin's prices at one time last week traded at $0.587 high and $0.441 low. USA president Donald Trump's White House seems to be concerned about China's Bitcoin dominance, and with Chinese mining pools controlling more than 70% of the Bitcoin network's collective hash rate, it might be for good reason. (more...)
Sales, profits surge at Netflix Sales, profits surge at Netflix
- October 19, 2018

USA paid memberships rose by 1 million to reach 56.96 million. The shares are up 80 per cent this year. Not only did Netflix tops its projections for subscriber growth in the third quarter , it issued an optimistic outlook for the last three months of the year. (more...)
Key Facebook investors join push to oust Mark Zuckerberg as chairman Key Facebook investors join push to oust Mark Zuckerberg as chairman
- October 19, 2018

Facebook Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg could be removed from his position as chairman. The New York City Pension Funds owned about 4.5 million Facebook shares as of July 31. But proposal has very little chance of unseating Zuckerberg due to the way he set up the company to preserve control. Zuckerberg has about 60 per cent voting power, according to a filing in April. (more...)
UPU 'regrets' USA withdrawal from world body's membership UPU 'regrets' USA withdrawal from world body's membership
- October 19, 2018

The administration officials also said that the treaty is causing the US Postal Service to lose $300 million (€260 million) a year and said people smuggling the narcotic fentanyl use the treaty to cheaply ship the drug from China to the US. (more...)

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