Economy

by | January 14, 2018 | 00:33

General Motors revealed its latest self-driving vehicle Friday, and observers might notice a few things missing: namely a steering wheel and all other manual controls . Now, in a bold statement to its competitors, General Motors has announced its intention to release such a auto called the Cruise AV for the ride-hailing market that will be mass-produced as early as 2019.

by | January 12, 2018 | 03:36

So the city is suing BP, Chevron , ConocoPhillips , ExxonMobil, and Royal Dutch Shell , the Associated Press reports . Daniel Zarrilli, the city's senior director of Climate Policy and Programs and Chief Resilience Officer, echoed that statement , saying, "Today, after a decades-long pattern of deception and denial by fossil fuel companies, New York City is holding them to account".

by | January 08, 2018 | 03:39

He was fined Rs 5 lakh for each case, failing which he would serve another six months in jail, a CBI counsel said. Apart from Lalu Yadav, other convicts Phool Chand, Mahesh Prasad, Bake Julius, Sunil Kumar, Sushil Kumar, Sudhir Kumar and Raja Ram were also sentenced to 3.5 years in jail.

by | January 07, 2018 | 01:20

The stock increased 0.38% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $13.29. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, November 15th were paid a dividend of $0.05 per share. Finally, Piper Jaffray Companies reiterated a "buy" rating on shares of Marathon Oil in a report on Thursday, September 28th. The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Wednesday, May 11 by Macquarie Research.

by | January 06, 2018 | 02:50

The jackpot for Mega Millions is this high because prices went from $1 to $2 a ticket in October. And it's very possible some of those million-dollar prizes will never be claimed. "90 percent of it I would give away". I could help some friends and then enjoy the rest of the $10 million or so I would take home after taxes. The biggest Mega Millions jackpot was in 2012, when three winners split $656 million.

by | January 05, 2018 | 14:20

Pai has consistently attended CES for half a decade . Since unveiling a plan to repeal the 2015 net neutrality rules, Pai has received death threats , and been the target of harassment campaigns. Under the rules, the FCC was given the authority to regulate Internet service providers (ISPs) such as AT&T, Comcast and Verizon - similar to utilities - subjecting the entities to more government oversight.

by | January 02, 2018 | 11:54

The growth was supported by robust upturns in production and new orders, which showed the strongest increases since April and January 2011, respectively. "The goods-producing economy carries strong momentum into 2018, with new order growth at its highest for nearly eight years and rising backlogs of work pointing to the need for further expansion in capacity", Smith added.

by | January 01, 2018 | 03:53

The rise saw WTI hitting its highest level since June 2015 on the final trading day of 2017.Brent crude futures - the worldwide benchmark for oil prices - were also up, rising 33 cents or 0.5 percent to $66.49 a barrel. Inventories excluding the nation's strategic reserve have declined more than 11 per cent in the a year ago. OPEC and Russia's efforts to curb oil output, combined with forecasts for strong global demand growth, are expected to keep crude prices close to US$60 a barrel in ...

by | December 31, 2017 | 03:44

Is it something you're going to use or are you going to hide the option? After all, even with the " recommended posts " feature, the posts you care about from the accounts you follow will always be available on your feed. Earlier this month, the photo and video-sharing platform introduced a way to allow users to follow hashtags which let them follow their interests instead of following just accounts.

by | December 29, 2017 | 02:05

In addition to his $9.33 ($A11.9 million) million bonus, Cook receives a $US3.06 million ($A3.8 million) salary and $89.2 million in Apple stock, for a total of $US102 million ($A130 million) this year alone. As the head of the world's most valuable company, Mr Cook is also now forced to use private planes to travel for both business and personal purposes.

by | December 29, 2017 | 01:50

SoftBank is also investing $1.25 billion in new capital in Uber at its most recent $70 billion valuation. The completion of the deal is the first significant achievement for Uber's new CEO Dara Khosrowshahi, who took over in August after an ugly year at the company defined by sexual harassment and discrimination allegations, executive misbehavior, lawsuits, and plenty of finger-pointing within the company's board room.

by | December 28, 2017 | 00:48

Kulbhushan Jadhav, who was sentenced to death by a Pakistan military court on charges of "espionage" and "subversive activities", was finally allowed to meet his mother and wife after a long and arduous 22-month wait. It claims that he was in possession of an Indian passport that identified him as Hussein Mubarak Patel. Having lost her brother four years back in Pakistan, Kaur said she could fully understand what Jadhav's family must be going through at this hour.

by | December 25, 2017 | 19:06

Arctic air will sweep into the area in the wake of the snow bringing the city it coldest weather since last December. Although snow showers were likely to fall during the evening of Christmas Eve, the amount of accumulation in Beckley was uncertain, with higher elevations receiving between one to two inches and areas to the northeast of Beckley under a winter weather advisory .

by | December 23, 2017 | 02:00

The resolution seeks to ban almost 90 percent of refined petroleum product exports to North Korea by capping them at 500,000 barrels a year and, in what diplomats said was a last-minute change, demands the repatriation of North Koreans working overseas within 24 months, instead of 12 months as first proposed.

by | December 23, 2017 | 01:21

The kettles, clear plastic balls hanging from a tall, red lanyard, will be at various locations throughout the city, manned by volunteers, until 6 p.m. Bell ringers in Fanueil Hall say its actually one of the best spots in town for collections thanks to all the shoppers and tourists, but as a whole, the state is falling short.

by | December 22, 2017 | 02:11

It complained to the Trump administration that Bombardier was receiving subsidies from the Canadian government. United States secretary of commerce Wilbur Ross has found in favour of United States-based manufacturer Boeing in a dispute over aircraft sales.

by | December 21, 2017 | 01:24

However, roughly 8,300 more people left Wyoming than moved into the state. Furthermore, the population of voting-age residents (adults age 18 and over) grew to 252.1 million (77.4 percent of the 2017 total population), an increase of 0.93 percent from 2016 (249.5 million).

by | December 21, 2017 | 01:15

All union-represented, non-management and front-line managers will receive a bonus. In touting the GOP tax overhaul, Trump has repeatedly emphasized the importance of creating jobs. The tax bill would reduce the corporate tax rate to 21% from 35% - providing a big boost for large American companies including AT&T. It's not clear when Trump plans to sign the bill, which passed the House and Senate this week.

by | December 21, 2017 | 01:12

Sacramento is expected to be a shoo-in for the other franchise due to the fact that it has already started construction of a soccer stadium. Detroit's plan is to share Ford Field as a two-team arena. Both cities remained optimistic that they will be picked as the second expansion team and won't have to fall back into the pack and compete for the 27th and 28th MLS teams selected at a time not yet known.

by | December 20, 2017 | 01:31

Irish low-priced carrier Ryanair will move on to meetings with cabin crew unions "in due course", it said on Tuesday, following its surprise shift to talk with pilot unions and after criticism from a German cabin crew union. 117 Ireland-based pilots backed industrial action in a bid to force the airline to recognise unions by a margin of 94 per cent to six per cent in secret ballots.

by | December 20, 2017 | 01:29

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said he was "very sad" following the announcement Carolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson would sell the franchise amid allegations of sexual harassment by female employees. He will not entertain any inquiries before the last game has been played. The NFL said earlier Sunday that it had taken over the investigation, and a report emerged that multiple former team employees received financial settlements over inappropriate comments and behavior by ...

by | December 20, 2017 | 01:25

The top derivatives regulator in the US has created a new information portal for cryptocurrencies, a move that came just days ahead of a major bitcoin futures launch . Institutional traders can buy and sell futures, but only a few of them can hold or transact in actual bitcoin for regulatory reasons. So in notional terms, 5125 Bitcoins traded at the CME today, compared to 3751 at the CBOE.

by | December 18, 2017 | 01:11

Union spokesman Niall Shanahan has welcomed the progress, but said that they can not call off the strike just yet. IMPACT said yesterday that the work stoppage would go ahead unless Ryanair management arranged a meeting before it to discuss the issue.

by | December 16, 2017 | 15:52

Burney owns 38,498 shares for 0.13% of their portfolio. The stock decreased 2.82% or $0.0773 during the last trading session, reaching $2.6632. About 5.17M shares traded. Since August 4, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 8 insider sales for $15.81 million activity. Investors sentiment increased to 1.05 in 2017 Q2. This represents a $0.20 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.32%.

by | December 14, 2017 | 18:11

Excluding fuel, the rise was 1.5 per cent, more than three times the 0.4 per cent expected. The figures suggest consumers are willing to keep spending despite the sharpest rise in inflation for nearly six years, driven by the higher cost of importing goods to the United Kingdom as a effect of the pound's weakness since the Brexit vote.