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Business Pakistan's Habib Bank to pay $225m NY fine
Author: 0 Pakistan's Habib Bank to pay $225m NY fine

The New York branch has continued to fail to comply with a 2006 agreement with the predecessor agency to DFS that arose out of significant deficiencies identified within the bank's compliance with economic sanctions laws and with its anti-money laundering (AML) compliance, including the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA).

Business No-Fly list: Levels of offence and punishment
Author: 0 No-Fly list: Levels of offence and punishment

Under the norms, three behaviours will be considered unruly. 6 months for physically abusive behavior such as kicking, pushing and sexual harassment. So what happens if someone is unruly on a flight? While that incident led to a major debate on inflight ethics, VVIP misdemeanour and other nasties of Indian society, the no-fly list is a veritable byproduct of the same.

Business Oil prices remain firm after a week of sharp gains
Author: 0 Oil prices remain firm after a week of sharp gains

Analysts expect crude oil inventories rose by around 4.0 million barrels at the end of last week. While refineries, pipelines and offshore platforms resume operations after Harvey, another Atlantic hurricane, known as Irma, is approaching the United States coast and is set to hit Florida tomorrow.

Business The Bear Case for The Kroger Co. (KR)
Author: 0 The Bear Case for The Kroger Co. (KR)

Wall Street await Kroger Co (NYSE:KR) to release earnings on September, 8 before the open. Finally, Bank of America Corporation cut Kroger Company (The) from a "buy" rating to a "neutral" rating in a research note on Thursday, June 15th.

Business PR Giant Bell Pottinger Faces Collapse as South Africa Scandal Rages On
Author: 0 PR Giant Bell Pottinger Faces Collapse as South Africa Scandal Rages On

The Asian operation, which is chaired by parent company co-founder Piers Pottinger, has put in an offer to accountancy firm BDO, which is struggling to find buyers for Bell Pottinger, which it believes will be accepted. The Public Relations and Communications Association in the United Kingdom handed its most serious punishment in history to the company last week - a five-year ban.

Business Mirror closes in on Desmond's Express titles
Author: 0 Mirror closes in on Desmond's Express titles

On Friday it said that it was "in discussions to acquire 100 per cent of the publishing assets of Northern and Shell". Shortly after, Trinity purchased the 80% stake in regional newspaper publisher Local World it did not already own for GBP187.4 million, giving it a total value of GBP220 million.

Business Huge Equifax data breach affects 143 million Americans
Author: 0 Huge Equifax data breach affects 143 million Americans

Equifax was unequivocal in its statement that the data breach was an exploitation of a website application and an audit has found that its core credit reporting databases weren't compromised. If you're one of the people whose credit-card numbers or dispute documents feel into the wrong hands, Equifax is notifying you by direct mail notices.

Business Uber the Subject of FBI Probe Over Program Targeting Rival Lyft
Author: 0 Uber the Subject of FBI Probe Over Program Targeting Rival Lyft

The FBI is investigating Uber amid claims that the taxi-hailing company used software to interfere with a rival. The programme meant that Uber could see where Lyft drivers were and what prices were being charged for the rides. However, Forbes reports the judge left the door open for plaintiffs to amend and refile their lawsuit. The FBI's NY office is now leading an investigation with the Manhattan US attorney's office into Uber's use of the Hell program, according to the ...

Business Canada Adds 22200 Jobs in August, Unemployment Rate Drops to 6.2%
Author: 0 Canada Adds 22200 Jobs in August, Unemployment Rate Drops to 6.2%

The Canadian jobs report indicated the economy shed 88,100 full-time jobs, but that was offset by a 110,400 increase in part-time employment. Some economists said Friday's numbers validated the central bank's move and helped support predictions of another rate increase before the end of the year - or perhaps as soon as next month.

Business IBM to funnel $240M into new AI lab at MIT
Author: 0 IBM to funnel $240M into new AI lab at MIT

For its part, IBM has committed to spend $240 Million over the next 10 years to fund the effort. The lab partnership reflects the realization that artificial intelligence will become the definitive computing technology going forward. In this case, the joint collaboration will include "the security and privacy of medical data, personalization of health care, image analysis, and the optimum treatment paths for specific patients".

Business U.S. drugmaker Eli Lilly to cut 3500 jobs
Author: 0 U.S. drugmaker Eli Lilly to cut 3500 jobs

Stock's free cash flow yield, which represents the amount of cash available to investors before dividends, expressed as a percentage of the stock price, is 1.04. Chairman and CEO David Ricks said in a statement that his company wants to streamline its business in order to invest in new treatments and capitalize on recently launched drugs.

Business Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCL) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Hold
Author: 0 Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCL) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Hold

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd . operates as a cruise company. Following the completion of the sale, the chief operating officer now owns 191,252 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $22,607,898.92. Blackrock Fund invested in 28,103 shares or 0% of the stock. Mufg Americas Corp holds 0% or 280 shares. Dupont Mngmt Corporation accumulated 6,134 shares.

Business European shares cautious ahead of ECB meeting; autos lift German stocks
Author: 0 European shares cautious ahead of ECB meeting; autos lift German stocks

Along with low interest rates and cheap loans to banks, the ECB's bond purchases are created to encourage growth in the 19-nation eurozone , pushing inflation towards its target of just below 2.0 per cent. The prospect of lower inflation would typically weaken the euro . Governing council members already sounded the alarm at the threat of an appreciating euro at their last policy meeting in July and have repeatedly expressed concern about excessive exchange-rate volatility.

Business Russia's Vladimir Putin Calls for Talks With North Korea, Not Sanctions
Author: 0 Russia's Vladimir Putin Calls for Talks With North Korea, Not Sanctions

The leaders of South Korea and Japan are holding talks with Putin in Vladivostok on the sidelines of a conference on economic development of Russia's Far East. But Brendan Thomas-Noone from the US Studies Centre said North Korea now has technology that allows it to launch missiles from road mobile launchers, on any flat surface.

Business Jobless claims surge to 2-year high after Hurricane Harvey
Author: 0 Jobless claims surge to 2-year high after Hurricane Harvey

Which causes us to question, how in the world did the people whose jobs it is to track the economy completely miss an increase in jobless claims that was expected by just about everyone else? It will likely take several weeks for the storm's full impact to show up in claims data - in addition to any potential effects from Hurricane Irma, which this week was headed toward the Florida coast.

Business HSBC, Commerce Mortgage Rate Deals Today Sep 6, 2017
Author: 0 HSBC, Commerce Mortgage Rate Deals Today Sep 6, 2017

And the Mortgage Bankers Association's latest survey (which includes points in its results), said Wednesday morning that rates had reached the lowest level since last November - 4.06%, down from 4.11% the week prior. The refinance share of mortgage applications rose by 1.5 percentage points to 50.9 percent, the highest level since January. 15-year FRM this week averaged 3.08 percent with an average 0.5 point, down from last week when it averaged 3.12 percent.

Business United Airlines won't be fined for passenger-dragging incident, feds say
Author: 0 United Airlines won't be fined for passenger-dragging incident, feds say

The April 9 incident caused an uproar which reverberated across the U.S. airline industry causing changes in company policy over overbooking and a grilling by lawmakers. Speaking to The Times , Paul Hudson, president of Flyers Rights, said he was shocked by the Department's decision given the "egregious" nature of Dao's removal.

Business Democrats threaten Senate logjam without stand-alone vote on DACA
Author: 0 Democrats threaten Senate logjam without stand-alone vote on DACA

The deal would keep the government from defaulting on its debt or shutting down until December 15, when Congress would have to act again . House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer announced the agreement Wednesday after meeting with Trump at the White House .

Business United Kingdom proposes to end free movement of labour after Brexit - Guardian
Author: 0 United Kingdom proposes to end free movement of labour after Brexit - Guardian

In August, net migration to Britain fell to its lowest level in three years in the 12 months to the end of March, with more than half the drop caused by European Union citizens leaving and fewer arriving since the Brexit vote. Applying the criteria used in the current visa system for non-EU workers, sixty per cent of the whole United Kingdom work force would be classed as "low skilled" as they earn under the qualifying threshold of £30,000.

Business Amazon Intends To Spend $5 Billion In Second HQ In The US
Author: 0 Amazon Intends To Spend $5 Billion In Second HQ In The US

Amazon's current headquarters spans 8.1 million square feet and features a whopping 33 buildings, along with 24 restaurants and cafes. Architecture has always been used as a symbol of might and power, so announcing HQ2 plans just ahead of Apple's event feels like Amazon's way of noting that iPhone/Mac giant is not the only one to watch.

Author: 0 Investment House LLC Raises Position in Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO)

The stock decreased 1.99% or $0.73 during the last trading session, reaching $35.93. About 450 shares traded. Cisco Systems, Inc . (NASDAQ:CSCO) has been the object of insider selling activity recently. While for the next 5 years, the growth estimate is 10.24%. It also reduced its holding in Select Sector Spdr Tr (Put) (XLE) by 795,000 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 300,000 shares, and cut its stake in Synchrony Finl (NYSE:SYF).

Business Eurozone economic growth stronger than seen
Author: 0 Eurozone economic growth stronger than seen

Despite the dollar's weakness, the euro struggled to make progress as the overhang of large long euro positions and a European Central Bank policy meeting later in the week kept investors on the sidelines. This year, the Euro has strengthened by over 14% against the U.S. currency. Draghi will likely have to dodge a barrage of questions through today's Q&A, but it won't be the first time and certainly not the last.

Business Markets Right Now: Energy stocks lead gains on Wall Street
Author: 0 Markets Right Now: Energy stocks lead gains on Wall Street

Confirmation that euro zone business activity remained robust last month helped the pan-European STOXX 600 to claw back most of the 0.5 percent it lost on Monday amid global condemnation of the previous day's nuclear test. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note rose to 2.10 percent. The reassuring China PMI data helped copper hit a three-year high in industrial metals markets, and nickel hovered near a 14-month peak.

Business Kashkari says Fed may have harmed economy with rate hikes
Author: 0 Kashkari says Fed may have harmed economy with rate hikes

Officials are laying out their arguments ahead of a policy meeting later this month after a period of relative quiet over the U.S. summer. Only a quick rebound in prices would allow the Fed to follow its June forecast. In his view, he said, that would explain why inflation remains below the Fed's 2% target and the labour market has somewhat slowed. Though the Fed has suggested that it would raise rates at least once more this year, markets remain skeptical.

Author: 0 Microsoft to Congress: Fix DACA Before Working on Tax Reform

In an official statement from Chief Legal Officer Brad Smith, Microsoft has made it very clear that it will do all it can to ensure its current employees remain working in the United States regardless of their past. According to Microsoft, immigrants living in the U.S. are essential to economic success. We say this even though Microsoft, like many other companies, cares greatly about modernizing the tax system and making it fairer and more competitive.

Business Hurricane Irma not immune to fake news online
Author: 0 Hurricane Irma not immune to fake news online

The Dominican Republic, Bahamas, Virgin Islands, Turks and Caicos , Haiti and Cuba could all get risky weather by Friday, the center says. "This one just looks so unpredictable, I don't think a lot of people want to risk it and take the chance", Gilmartin said.

Business Roku Announces Streaming Service The Roku Channel
Author: 0 Roku Announces Streaming Service The Roku Channel

The Roku Channel is not the first such ad-supported channel on Roku devices, and consumers are likely to stumble across the same titles elsewhere as well. Roku has announced the launch of its own channel, one that is, appropriately, called 'The Roku Channel.' This channel provides free movies for all Roku users located in the United States, though it is supported by advertisements.

Author: 0 Dollar steadies after Korea tensions weigh on stocks

AS a result, analysts are divided on whether a prolonged sell-off is overdue, and how hard stocks could fall. Caution is the buzzword at AMP Capital Investors Ltd., which has boosted cash levels in one of its funds to 30 percent , said Shane Oliver, the Sydney-based head of investment strategy.

Business Cliffs Inc. (CLF) Stock Price trades 4.88% off from 200- SMA
Author: 0 Cliffs Inc. (CLF) Stock Price trades 4.88% off from 200- SMA

The stock has an average rating of "Hold" and an average target price of $8.31. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC bought a new stake in Cliffs Natural Resources during the 1st quarter worth $476,000. Cowen & Co maintained Cleveland-Cliffs Inc (NYSE:CLF) rating on Friday, April 29. Moving averages are considered to be lagging indicators that simply take the average price of a stock over a certain period of time.

Business GOP leaders 'visibly annoyed' when Ivanka Trump crashes Oval Office meeting
Author: 0 GOP leaders 'visibly annoyed' when Ivanka Trump crashes Oval Office meeting

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi said that "the president and the congressional leadership agreed" to the proposal following a meeting at the White House. However, President Trump then jumped behind the three-month extensions coupled with the funding for Harvey relief. The Club for Growth, a conservative group, urged House members to vote against the Harvey bill if it is not fully offset by spending cuts, and the group also objected ...

Business Red chocolate the indulgence for a new generation
Author: 0 Red chocolate the indulgence for a new generation

A chocolate manufacturer in Switzerland launched the new product Tuesday in Shanghai, China. Among the first to taste it was chocolate expert Angus Kennedy (who may have the best job in the world, BTW.) He reported to The Sun that it has a light, refreshing taste.

Business Attorney General Pam Bondi launched Price Gouging Hotline as Hurricane Irma approaches
Author: 0 Attorney General Pam Bondi launched Price Gouging Hotline as Hurricane Irma approaches

Florida residents who think they've paid retail prices higher than they should be can report the potential ripoff to Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi's office. Department of Transportation. If you suspect price gouging, the Attorney General's Office recommends that you safely obtain as much information as possible in the form of estimates, invoices, receipts or bills.

Business Gap Closing Hundreds of Stores in Shift Toward Old Navy, Athleta
Author: 0 Gap Closing Hundreds of Stores in Shift Toward Old Navy, Athleta

James Investment Research Inc. bought a new position in Gap , Inc. Finally, Yorktown Management & Research Co Inc acquired a new stake in Gap, Inc . Wolfe Research has "Underperform" rating and $26 target. Her Majesty The Queen In Right Of The Province Of Alberta As Represented By Alberta Management holds 0.03% of its portfolio in Gap Inc (NYSE: GPS ) for 129,100 shares.

Business Gary Cohn's Shot at Fed Chair Falls Apart
Author: 0 Gary Cohn's Shot at Fed Chair Falls Apart

After Trump's defiant response to the Charlottesville violence, Cohn said the White House had to do better to condemn racism. A senior administration official told CNBC that Trump is considering several candidates for Fed chair. Cohn, a former Goldman Sachs executive, may be able to fix his relationship with the president. It's pretty telling that not lying down and accepting apologies for white supremacy is a deal breaker for a promotion in this admin.

Business Kansas City Chiefs: 5 things to watch vs Patriots
Author: 0 Kansas City Chiefs: 5 things to watch vs Patriots

The thing is, the Chiefs won't make the playoffs if Smith is bad. The ceiling? Well, a flawless 19-0 season, of course. It was his seventh straight win on National Football League picks involving the Patriots. He said he rewatched the game two days after the Houston debacle, then again three days after and finally , watched it again the fourth day after. Brandin Cooks is just entering his prime and Rob Gronkowski is in his prime.

Business LONDON MARKET EARLY CALL: Nuclear Test To Weigh Amid US Holiday
Author: 0 LONDON MARKET EARLY CALL: Nuclear Test To Weigh Amid US Holiday

Sept 5 ( Reuters ) - The three major Wall Street indexes fell more than 1 percent on Tuesday and were on track to mark their worst single-day fall in almost three weeks, weighed down by mounting tensions on the Korean peninsula . Still, any sell-offs in US stocks this year have been brief as investors stepped in to buy-the-dip. Financials were the worst-performing sector, dropping 2.2% for their biggest one-day fall since mid-May as US Treasury yields dropped sharply.

Business Why You Should Still Buy The Coca-Cola Company (KO) Stock Today
Author: 0 Why You Should Still Buy The Coca-Cola Company (KO) Stock Today

Forsta AP Fonden's holdings in Coca-Cola Company (The) were worth $12,473,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Connors Investor Inc reported 9,900 shares or 0.07% of all its holdings. ILLEGAL ACTIVITY WARNING: This piece of content was published by TrueBlueTribune and is the sole property of of TrueBlueTribune. If you are viewing this piece on another publication, it was stolen and reposted in violation of US and global copyright and trademark laws.

Business Kohl's Solidifies Ties with Amazon
Author: 0 Kohl's Solidifies Ties with Amazon

It is unclear where exactly the shops will be, but they mark an expansion of Amazon's efforts to build brick-and-mortar stops where you can buy its products. Chief Merchandising Officer Michelle Gass said, " Kohl's and Amazon share a customer obsession and we've joined together to leverage each other's strengths and deliver a great experience customers can only find at Kohl's ".

Business You're drinking plastic fibers nearly every time you sip tap water
Author: 0 You're drinking plastic fibers nearly every time you sip tap water

A recent study showed almost all samples of tap water from the USA, 94 percent, were contaminated by tiny plastic fibers that can absorb chemicals linked to cancer and other diseases. Indeed, previous European research into microscopic plastic fibres led Frank Kelly, professor of environmental health at King's College London, to tell a United Kingdom parliamentary inquiry a year ago: "If we breathe them in they could potentially deliver chemicals to the lower parts of our lungs and maybe ...

Business FSU quarterback Deondre Francois out for the season after injury
Author: 0 FSU quarterback Deondre Francois out for the season after injury

With safety Derwin James back in the lineup for the first time in almost a year, the Seminoles limited Alabama to just 269 yards of offense and surrendered only one touchdown drive that started on their side of the field. "(Their) offense spreads the field, (and their) quarterback is athletic. The Tide actually managed two blocked kicks Saturday, the first coming when junior defensive back Minkah Fitzpatrick squeezed through the line and got a hand on Ricky Aguayo's 37-yard try ...

Business Analysts' Opinions on Marathon Petroleum: Why Are They Positive?
Author: 0 Analysts' Opinions on Marathon Petroleum: Why Are They Positive?

About 1 shares traded. Compared to September 2016, MPC's ratings have strengthened with more "buy" ratings. It has outperformed by 4.05% the S&P500. The stock of Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) has "Neutral" rating given on Friday, November 18 by Susquehanna. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, July 20 by RBC Capital Markets.

Business Amazon to open NYC fulfillment center on Staten Island, creating 2250 jobs
Author: 0 Amazon to open NYC fulfillment center on Staten Island, creating 2250 jobs

Amazon ( amzn ) did not say when it would open. In addition to the 2,250 new jobs, Amazon has promised to retain an additional 886 jobs in NY over the next five years. Amazon also plans to feature the technology in its new facility in South Florida, dubbed a "mega warehouse", which is set to open in 2018. Amazon is expanding its distribution fleet to the Empire State.

Business The Walt Disney Company (DIS) -1.12% away from 20 SMA
Author: 0 The Walt Disney Company (DIS) -1.12% away from 20 SMA

Penobscot Investment Management Company Inc bought 25,323 shares as the company's stock rose 1.58% with the market. The Jericho Capital Asset Management Lp holds 849,111 shares with $74.56 million value, down from 2.03M last quarter. It also reduced Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) stake by 5,400 shares and now owns 5,300 shares. Boston Common Asset Mngmt Lc invested 1.25% of its portfolio in Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS).

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Author: 0 "Fear Comes Home" in Insidious: The Last Key Trailer

Elise Rainier , today's first-look promo dials the terror up to 11 when a curious young woman comes face-to-face with a supernatural entity. More updates on the Insidious: The Last Key will be posted on BollywoodMDB! Coming along with the new title, we're getting the first trailer from the Blumhouse production .

Business Sensex, Nifty May Follow Global Peers Lower
Author: 0 Sensex, Nifty May Follow Global Peers Lower

In contrast, the broader market indices gained with the S&P BSE mid-cap index up 0.17 per cent and the small-cap index up 0.38 per cent. Indian stock market opened down today as Asian stocks were tepid in the early morning trade, and later on continued to trade lower led by a weak start in European markets.

Business Quarterly EPS analysis of American Electric Power Company, Inc. (NYSE:AEP)
Author: 0 Quarterly EPS analysis of American Electric Power Company, Inc. (NYSE:AEP)

American Elec Pwr Inc (Call) now has $36.17 billion valuation. Equities research analysts forecast that American Electric Power Company, Inc . will post $3.66 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. Geode Lc invested in 12.82M shares or 0.09% of the stock. Moreover, Boston Ptnrs has 0% invested in COMSCORE, Inc. Fin Architects reported 4,469 shares.

Business Japanese Princess Mako engaged to college love; wedding next year
Author: 0 Japanese Princess Mako engaged to college love; wedding next year

The princess works as a museum researcher at the University of Tokyo, while Kumoro is studying business law and working in a law firm. During a press conference after the engagement announcement, Mako gave an adorable statement: "First, I was attracted by his bright smile ", she shared of her fiancé.