Author: 0 Ford to reportedly slash global workforce by 10 percent

Ford Motor Co CEO Mark Fields speaks at the Ford press conference at the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. At the start of the year it cancelled plans to build a new factory in Mexico after pressure from President Trump, who had also criticised General Motors' plans to produce cars there.

Author: 0 OPEC asks U.S. to cut oil output and prosper global economy

The increase from Saudi Arabia comes as OPEC and its allies are likely to extend and possibly deepen their current output cut agreement to remove 1.8 million barrels of oil from the market. "Lower 48 (all states excluding Alaska and Hawaii) oil production is set to expand by an additional 390,000 bpd from May 2017 to December 2017 assuming a WTI price of $50 per barrel".

Author: 0 Russian Federation and OPEC on the Same Page to Extend Output Cut Deal

However, there is no final deal yet despite the pledge by Saudi Arabia - the world's top exporter and de-facto leader of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) - and top producer Russian Federation, as the 12 remaining OPEC members and other producers participating in the cuts have to agree to the extension during a meeting on May 25.

Business Oil tumbles on supply concern, euro up ahead of French vote
Author: 0 Oil tumbles on supply concern, euro up ahead of French vote

Prices dropped $2.41 to $48.38 on Thursday. Oil prices fell for the fourth consecutive day on Thursday, touching their lowest since March at just above US$50 a barrel after USA crude inventories fell by less than expected. The pressing question is for how long and who is on board. It's the weakest level for oil since November 29, the day before OPEC finalized a deal to slash production in a bid to end the epic oil glut.

Business Cisco Earnings Preview: Recurring Revenue Will Be the Star of the Show
Author: 0 Cisco Earnings Preview: Recurring Revenue Will Be the Star of the Show

Of those thirty-six, twenty-one have a buy rating, fifteen have a hold rating, and. Cisco Systems presently has a consensus rating of "Buy" and an average price target of $35.08. Also, Director Steven M. West bought 3,027 shares of Cisco Systems stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, February 22nd. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $33.92 per share, for a total transaction of $102,675.84.

Business Western Digital seeks arbitration on Toshiba chips unit sale
Author: 0 Western Digital seeks arbitration on Toshiba chips unit sale

Toshiba twice postponed nine- month earnings reports before it released unaudited results last month. Toshiba said it expects to post a net profit of 50 billion yen ($441 million) for the financial year ending March 2018. The Financial Times reported that Tokyo is ready to guarantee up to ¥900 billion in bank loans if Toshiba chooses a domestic suitor or one with strong Japanese links.

Author: 0 Donald Trump revealed intelligence secrets to Russians in Oval Office

The Washington Post reported that Trump revealed highly classified information on the Islamic State group during a meeting last week with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Moscow's man in Washington Sergey Kislyak. By doing so, Trump jeopardized cooperation from an ally familiar with the inner workings of the Islamic State group. Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham of SC told reporters that the report was "troubling, if true".

Author: 0 We'll need another strong performance at Stoke - Wenger

The result kept their top four hopes alive - but they still need other sides to slip up to give them any hope. With three games left in the season against Stoke City, Sunderland and Everton, Arsenal only need two wins to hit 72 points, but may need to get at least seven points if they are to finish in the top-four.

Business Global tailpipe tests vastly underestimate diesel pollution
Author: 0 Global tailpipe tests vastly underestimate diesel pollution

Study authors and outside experts said the solution to the problem is stronger enforcement, regulations and testing. Diesel cars are pumping out 50 per cent more toxic emissions than they should be if all were complying with pollution laws, researchers have found.

Business Singapore's GIC cuts stake in Swiss bank UBS at a loss
Author: 0 Singapore's GIC cuts stake in Swiss bank UBS at a loss

UBS has since scaled back its investment banking operation to focus on wealth management. According to the Business Times, "GIC took stakes in UBS and Citigroup early in the financial crisis as part of a tactical move into a beleaguered financial sector".

Author: 0 Israeli minister frets over 'change' in Trump rhetoric

Gestures such as Friedman's and comments by Trump gave the Prime Minister's Office pause when it came to the comments allegedly made by the USA official. On the campaign trail, Trump voiced solidly pro-Israel positions. Among the main bones of contention are Netanyahu insisting that the Palestinians recognise Israel as the nation state of the Jewish people and the Palestinians calling for a halt to Israeli settlement building in the West Bank.

Author: 0 Russia, Saudi Arabia agree to extend oil output cuts until March 2018

Oil prices were steady on Monday as lower US crude inventories and increasing support for continued OPEC-led production cuts soothed concerns about a supply glut. "There has been a marked reduction to the inventories, but we're not where we want to be in reaching the five-year average", Falih said. Surging US.

Business Agreement to Extend Oil Cuts Until March
Author: 0 Agreement to Extend Oil Cuts Until March

Nymex crude oil prices have rallied around $6.00 a barrel from the May low. Brent (EPA:BRNTB) for July settlement added $1.04, or 2.1 percent, to $51.88 per barrel. Some analysts said that USA production could still threaten to disrupt the market balance unless the cuts were deepened. However, it has been some while since such comments alone were enough to ease trader sentiment and worldwide oil price benchmark Brent crude, having rebounded from below $48 a barrel, hit a ceiling around $49 ...

Business Cannot be complacent about potential threat of N. Korean missiles - UK minister
Author: 0 Cannot be complacent about potential threat of N. Korean missiles - UK minister

North Korea's ambassador to the United Nations also gave a press conference in NY on Monday. Rex Tillerson, U.S. Secretary of State, said last month that pre-emptive military action was on the table. Asked about his next move after Pyongyang's failed missile launch on Sunday, the USA president said: "You'll see". "Now, what am I going to do, start a trade war with China in the middle of him working on a bigger problem, frankly, with North Korea?" Trump and his advisers have pointed to ...

Business Berkshire Cuts 21st Century Fox Stake, Adjusts Airline Bets
Author: 0 Berkshire Cuts 21st Century Fox Stake, Adjusts Airline Bets

Buffett became one of the largest investors in American, Delta, Southwest and United Continental Holdings Inc UAL.N a year ago, reversing his disdain for an industry he once called a "death trap" for investors. Berkshire Hathaway did not return a request for comment on whether the harassment claims played a part in his motivations for dumping the shares. But no 13F is more anticipated than Berkshire Hathaway's because of the fame and following of its CEO, as well as Chief Investment Officer, ...

Author: 0 Merkel's party snatches state from rivals in crushing election win

German chancellor Angela Merkel, right, and North Rhine-Westphalia top candidate of her Christian Democrats, Armin Laschet, wave to supporters at the last stage of the state election campaign in Aachen, Germany, Saturday, May. At the same time, the Green Party, now the junior coalition partner to the SPD in the government of Germany's most populous state, took a massive hit, dropping down to 6.4%.

Author: 0 Bank of England holds rate; trims growth forecast

Carney said the BoE had not tried to forecast what would happen if there was a "disorderly Brexit" where Britain crashes out of the European Union without an agreement on future trade relations. Bank of England Governor Mark Carney on Thursday said that a consumer slowdown in the British economy has now started in earnest, as rising inflation officially starts to hit regular Brits.

Business Oil prices back in the $40s, sink to 5-month low
Author: 0 Oil prices back in the $40s, sink to 5-month low

The S&P Oil & Gas Exploration and Production Index of 62 companies fell as much as 4.9 percent to a nine-month low. US crude inventories fell 930,000 barrels for the week to April 28, but analysts had been expecting a drop of 2.3 million barrels.

Author: 0 Weatherford International, Ltd (NYSE:WFT) Updated Broker Ratings

Several research analysts have commented on the company. SunTrust Banks, Inc. initiated coverage on Weatherford International Plc in a report on Wednesday, January 18th. The high and low revenue estimates for the current quarter are $1.51 Billion and $1.41 Billion, respectively. During the same quarter a year ago, the firm posted ($0.29) EPS.

Author: 0 Tesla Drops as Morgan Stanley Warns of Cash Burn, Richer Rivals

Several other analysts also recently weighed in on the company. Another research firm, Cowen, maintained their underperform stance on May 12, with a target price of $155, which translates into a downside difference of -52.28%. If you are reading this report on another website, it was illegally stolen and reposted in violation of United States and global trademark and copyright laws.

Author: 0 Senate GOP examining ways to repeal ObamaCare insurance rules

Since the vote , there has been quite a bit of fearmongering and misinformation about this bill . ObamaCare's essential health benefits mandate that insurance plans cover a minimum set of services, such as prescriptions drugs and mental healthcare.

Author: 0 Liberty Global plc (LBTYA)

First Manhattan Co. now owns 45,180 shares of the company's stock valued at $1,246,000 after buying an additional 327 shares during the period. Now the P/E of Liberty Global plc stands at 14.96. The company's share price is down -29.02% from previous highs of around $38.28 per share on June 08, 2016. Liberty Global plc - Class A had a negative net margin of 3.26% and a negative return on equity of 4.86%.

Author: 0 Microsoft releases lightweight Windows 10 S to take on ChromeOS

The company is hopeful that this new Surface Laptop will replace the Chromebooks. Should Microsoft be promoting the Surface Laptop as a student device, or going directly after Apple and MacBook Pro? In order to bring full support for Office applications to the walled-off garden that is known as Windows 10 S, Microsoft has announced that it will bring the entire Office suite to the Windows Store for compatibility with a broad lineup of new education-oriented devices.

Author: 0 Snap shares plummet as investors worry it's not growing fast enough

The company's adjusted loss was $10 million higher than analysts had expected while its net loss went from $104.6 million to $2.2 billion due to costs related to the initial public offering (IPO) earlier this year. LLC acquired a new position in Snap during the first quarter valued at about $2,012,000. The company's expenses after going public, however, face it with a long-term challenge to become profitable again and have sparked worries among investors.

Business It is time to impeach Donald Trump, says Congressman Al Green
Author: 0 It is time to impeach Donald Trump, says Congressman Al Green

Tribe has called for the impeachment of President Trump, saying he has obstructed justice in the probe of Russian meddling. Trump fired James Comey as FBI Director last week. And yet Mr Trump remains the favourite to win the United States presidential election outright with all the bookmakers, according to bookies comparison site Odds Checker , with odds varying from 2/1 up to 11/4.

Business New cyber chaos appears to have been avoided: Europol
Author: 0 New cyber chaos appears to have been avoided: Europol

It is not known how the attack has affected GP surgeries, which are due to open as usual on Monday. Japan's Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said there weren't any concerns about damage in the country. Grafi said his firm has been contacted by companies that are scrambling to avoid potential pitfalls. Indian authorities were on high alert for news of malfunctioning computers Monday, after experts estimated 5 per cent of affected computers were in the country.

Author: 0 Delta kiosk checks your face before you check your bag

Available to people with passports, the system will scan your face to be sure you're who you are - pretty much the same thing the human employee does when looking at your driver's license. It is the first time in the USA that an airline will use facial recognition for something other than security purposes. Rep. Scott Peters (D-Calif.) in remarks at the Connect ID conference, said biometric identification technology would be more cost-effective than President Trump's planned border wall.

Business Bank of England ups inflation forecast and lowers growth
Author: 0 Bank of England ups inflation forecast and lowers growth

The Bank of England said yesterday that it may need to raise interest rates before the late 2019 date markets had been expecting, as it saw inflation rising and the economy growing steadily over the next few years. The Bank has cut its GDP growth forecast in the short term but raised its projections in the medium term, predicting growth of 1.7% in 2018 and 1.8% in 2019.

Author: 0 BC Greens gain two more seats in 2017 provincial election

Clark's Liberals won 43 of the 87 seats in the legislature, while the NDP had secured 41. "Whether it's a majority or minority government that I lead, we are going to work hard with other parties ... It could take several weeks before the final seat count is confirmed once absentee votes are counted and any judicial recounts are conducted. Even though sparks flew between Horgan and Weaver during the campaign, Horgan says he and Weaver have a "range of issues in common".

Business Family Kicked Off Delta Flight for Not Giving Up Toddler's Purchased Seat
Author: 0 Family Kicked Off Delta Flight for Not Giving Up Toddler's Purchased Seat

After the scandalizing issue between United Airlines and Mr. Dao, the man dragged off from a Chicago flight, came to rest, looks like Delta is slowly inching into the spotlight. Delta's website also states that children under the age of two have their own seat. "The company's advice says an infant under two may be held in a parent's lap if they choose", the company says on its website .

Author: 0 North Korea's latest missile launch suggests progress toward ICBM

Russian President Vladimir Putin said in Beijing that Moscow was opposed to any new countries acquiring nuclear weapons, but that the world should talk to North Korea rather than threaten it. He has also vowed to prevent North Korea from being able to hit the United States with a nuclear missile, a capability experts say Pyongyang could have some time after 2020.

Business Trump is considering new Glass-Steagall-style bank rules
Author: 0 Trump is considering new Glass-Steagall-style bank rules

Trump's treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin and National Economic Council director Gary Cohn, who are both former Goldman Sachs bankers, supported bringing back a version of Glass-Steagall. Senator Elizabeth Warren frequently invokes it, and Senator Bernie Sanders made it a major part of his presidential campaign. There are a number of ideas to create what some refer to as a "21st Century Glass-Steagall".

Author: 0 Trump's First Foreign Trip To Include Saudi Arabia And Israel

One of the officials mentioned that "sanctions" would be part of Trump's approach, but declined to provide details. Dates were not specified, but it has been reported that the trip will take place in the week of May 21, with the Israel stop on May 22.

Author: 0 China's Xi decries protectionism, touts Silk Road

Russian President Vladimir Putin, Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan and British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson among others supported the Chinese vision. But they also have expressed concern that Beijing might undermine human rights and global standards for lending or leave poor countries with too much debt.

Author: 0 Experts vow to catch cyber criminals before second attack

That cheap move redirected the attacks to MalwareTech's server, which operates as a "sinkhole" to keep malware from escaping. Mumbai: Globally active ransomware virus has partially affected the computer systems in some institutions in Maharashtra, including that of its police department, a police official said here on Sunday.

Author: 0 BUDGET 2017: Government to introduce levy for foreign workers

The Medicare levy has also been raised from 2 to 2.5 per cent to pay for Labor's National Disability Insurance Scheme, which will be fully rolled out by 2020, a raise that will impact almost every taxpayer. As of Tuesday's budget, foreign and temporary tax residents will no longer be exempt from capital gains tax when selling their main residence in Australia.

Author: 0 Seven hospitals affected by cyber attack still in need of support

The incident is the "sort of thing for which the secretary of state should get roasted in the Parliament", Ross Anderson, professor of security engineering at Cambridge University's computer lab, said. There are fears of more "ransomware" attacks as people begin work on Monday, although few have been reported so far. In Russia, government agencies insisted that all attacks had been resolved.

Business US homebuilder sentiment climbs higher in May
Author: 0 US homebuilder sentiment climbs higher in May

EST, the National Association of Homebuilders (NAHB) and Wells Fargo will release their latest Housing Market Index (HMI) for May, a measure of market conditions based on three factors, with a range of zero to 100. "Still, the NAHB does tend to lead new home sales by a few months, so this report points to a decent increase in activity over the summer", said Ian Shepherdson, chief United States economist at Pantheon Macroeconomics .

Author: 0 Clark to continue governing B.C.

British Columbia's election hangs in the balance with thousands of votes still to be counted, kicking off weeks of speculation and backroom negotiations with the newly influential Green party. But it may be a while before British Columbians know which way the power will shift in the province. He emphasized the NDP's gains, where the party took Lower Mainland seats and knocked off three B.C.

Author: 0 Buffett: United made 'terrible mistake' with dragged passenger

Buffett also discussed U.S. President Donald Trump, who was rarely mentioned at Berkshire's annual meeting on Saturday, where Buffett and Berkshire Vice Chairman Charlie Munger answered five hours of shareholder and analyst questions. "It's just dictated by mathematics". In 2015, Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway (BRK-A) worked with Brazilian private equity firm 3G to merge Heinz with Kraft Foods.

Business Trump's Tax Plan Is a Reverse Robin Hood Ploy
Author: 0 Trump's Tax Plan Is a Reverse Robin Hood Ploy

Budget resolution for fiscal 2018: With health legislation in limbo, the only way Congress can pass a meaningful tax cut would be to win bipartisan support, or to pass a new budget resolution that explicitly instructs the tax-writing committees to cut taxes.

Business China's Xi says Belt and Road needs to reject protectionism
Author: 0 China's Xi says Belt and Road needs to reject protectionism

In the communique, dated May 8, China said it welcomed South America's participation in the initiative, the basis of which covers Asia, Africa and Europe. Xi pledged to pump an extra $ 124 billion in funds into the initiative, calling it "a project of the century" in a "world fraught with challenges".

Business Health care: This is why we need town hall forum
Author: 0 Health care: This is why we need town hall forum

I think we can at least agree on that. But Lankford said the road ahead faces tough going because the House plan, embraced by President Donald Trump, won't provide sufficient subsidies for low-income people to afford insurance. In response to concerns about the potential impact of state waivers on rates for individuals with pre-existing conditions, leadership agreed to add $8 billion over five years to offset increased costs to such consumers - an amount which critics contend is ...

Business Income Tax Department simplifies linking PAN with Aadhaar
Author: 0 Income Tax Department simplifies linking PAN with Aadhaar

Aadhaar is the 12-digit number issued by the Unique Identification Authority of India ( UIDAI ), while PAN is the ten-digit alphanumeric number issued by the income tax department. According to measurements with the duty office, just 6 crore individuals record wage expense forms at present. Do let us know if you are still facing any issues while interlinking PAN with Aadhaar, by commenting right here.

Author: 0 Moon, Trump agree to meet very soon

President Donald Trump agreed with the new South Korean leader to cooperate on North Korea's nuclear issue and invited him to visit Washington, the South Korean presidential office said.Trump reaffirmed the U.S. Moon, who won the presidential snap election Tuesday, came into office the next day following the impeachment and removal of former President Park Geun-hye for an abuse of power and influence-peddling scandal.

Business Jeter's No. 2 retired in emotional Yankees ceremony
Author: 0 Jeter's No. 2 retired in emotional Yankees ceremony

I think everyone has in their minds an idea of when you retire you just sit at home and watch TV and you don't do anything. However, Nicholas Parco of the New York Daily News recently noted Major League Baseball said Friday it wants bidding groups to show cash up front before any sale is finalized, "which puts the group led by Tagg Romney, the son of former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, ahead of Jeter's group".