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Business Senate votes Jerome Powell as next US Federal Reserve Bank Chairman
Author: 0 Senate votes Jerome Powell as next US Federal Reserve Bank Chairman

His term as chair will expire in February 2022. Two immediate challenges facing him are how quickly to raise interest rates and how to continue the safe unwinding of the balance sheet. He is known to have huge experience in dealing with regulation and the various clauses of the US' monetary policy. Powell has said he would consider "appropriate ways" to ease rules on banks while preserving core pieces of the 2010 Dodd-Frank regulatory law, including annual stress tests for banks and strong ...

Business Verizon Communications Inc. Earnings Boosted By Tax Benefit
Author: 0 Verizon Communications Inc. Earnings Boosted By Tax Benefit

Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, January 23rd. It has underperformed by 25.18% the S&P500. VANGUARD GROUP INC raised its stake in Netflix, Inc. The stock of Verizon Communications Inc. Qs Investors Llc, which manages about $4.98 billion and $12.33 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Vanguard Bd Index Fd Inc (BLV) by 36,382 shares to 598,470 shares, valued at $56.12M in 2017Q3, according to the filing.

Business Who do you blame for the government shutdown?
Author: 0 Who do you blame for the government shutdown?

Speaker Paul Ryan has gone on record as saying that he'd only entertain immigration policy that the president would be behind. "But this is not a moment to pat ourselves on the back". There are an estimated 700,000 " Dreamers " whose fates are up in the air. " They can pay for it out of there, if they think it's so important", said Leahy, the top Democrat on the Appropriations Committee.

Business Tesla Gives Elon Musk New 10-Year Pay-for-Performance Deal
Author: 0 Tesla Gives Elon Musk New 10-Year Pay-for-Performance Deal

Elon Musk won't receive any compensation from Tesla until the EV maker begins hitting select stock and operational milestones. Under a new compensation agreement , Musk will receive no regular pay beyond the equivalent of a full-time, minimum wage employee in the state of California.

Business Ursula K Le Guin RIP John Doran , January 23rd, 2018 23:32
Author: 0 Ursula K Le Guin RIP John Doran , January 23rd, 2018 23:32

In 2016, Letters of Note unearthed a scathing letter she penned in 1971 when asked to blurb a science fiction anthology that contained no stories by women writers. 'But of course, it is science fiction. "Her EARTHSEA books are a revelation", Hale tweeted. In 2009, Le Guin resigned from the Authors Guild after they endorsed Google's book digitization project, referring to it as a "deal with the devil".

Business Amazon Opens Its Cashierless Store
Author: 0 Amazon Opens Its Cashierless Store

It also has some food usually found at Whole Foods , the supermarket chain that Amazon owns. Because it turns shopping into an existential riddle: The store encourages people to "Just Walk Out", so what even is the line between honest shopping and would-be shoplifting? The technology hasn't been proven fool-proof yet, and it may get confused when the store is crowded or when items get misplaced in the store.

Business Reasons Why the New England Patriots Will Win Super Bowl LII
Author: 0 Reasons Why the New England Patriots Will Win Super Bowl LII

Brady finished 26 of 38 for 290 yards and two touchdowns for the Patriots (15-3), who'll play the victor of Sunday night's game between Minnesota and Philadelphia in Minneapolis on February 4. Defence played so great when they needed to. The Eagles, who are considered by many to be the underdogs, will have some stiff competition against the defending champions.

Business Tesla 'on Autopilot' slams into parked fire truck on California freeway
Author: 0 Tesla 'on Autopilot' slams into parked fire truck on California freeway

The Autopilot claim comes from the Twitter feed of the Culver City Fire Department, a small city within Los Angeles County though it has yet to be confirmed by an independent news outlet. Police arrested the driver, who was later " charged with suspicion of DUI [Driving under the influence ]". The Model S owner's manual has numerous warnings that attention to the road is vital while using Autopilot and other Tesla semi-autonomous driving functions.

Business Bacardi buys tequila maker Patron in $5.1bn deal
Author: 0 Bacardi buys tequila maker Patron in $5.1bn deal

The partnership between the two brands is nothing new, with Bacardi owning roughly 25% of Patron since 2008. This Mexican spirit is the fastest growing category in the market. Patron, an early pioneer in the market for upscale tequila, was founded by John Paul DeJoria and Martin Crowley in 1989. In addition to its namesake Patron tequila, Bacardi will also be picking up Pyrat rum and distribution rites to Ultimat vodka.

Business Man in mosque attack allegedly scanned far-right messages
Author: 0 Man in mosque attack allegedly scanned far-right messages

Osborne allegedly said at the scene of the crash: 'I've done my job, you can kill me now'. A 51-year-old man, Makram Ali, was killed and nine people were injured. The drama, which aired in May previous year, focussed on child sexual exploitation perpetrated by men mostly of Pakistani origin in Rochdale, Greater Manchester.

Business Couple plead not guilty to torture of children
Author: 0 Couple plead not guilty to torture of children

The fact that the home was registered as a private school has raised questions about state oversight of homeschooling. Riverside County District Attorney Mike Hestrin told ABC News in the USA that that police had also recovered "hundreds of journals" from the home which would hopefully provide "powerful evidence" on events inside the "house of horrors".

Business Bank of Japan Sticks to View on 2% Inflation
Author: 0 Bank of Japan Sticks to View on 2% Inflation

In a small sign of progress, it said inflation expectations remained more or less unchanged, an improvement from its previous assessment that they were weakening. "The BOJ could have raised its growth forecast, given recent economic data, but it didn't because it's fearful of fueling speculation of policy normalization".

Business U.S. stock index futures dip after government shutdown continues
Author: 0 U.S. stock index futures dip after government shutdown continues

USA stocks jumped to session highs after reports that the Senate had struck an agreement to keep the government funded until February 8. "It's had very little lasting effects on the market in the past". Stocks showed a lack of direction earlier the session, with traders keeping an eye on Capitol Hill as lawmakers attempt to reach a last-minute agreement on a spending bill.

Business Petrol crosses Rs 80 in Mumbai, diesel over Rs 67
Author: 0 Petrol crosses Rs 80 in Mumbai, diesel over Rs 67

Petrol price in Delhi is Rs 72.23 per litre and diesel Rs 63. Since previous year, the oil companies are changing petrol and diesel prices everyday after the new dynamic system of fuel prices was introduced. While diesel price in Mumbai stood at Rs 67.10. In Lucknow, the cost of one litre petrol is now Rs 73.94, while in Patna it has now reached Rs 76.55, reported India Today .

Business Competitions authority finds takeover of Sky by Fox not in public interest
Author: 0 Competitions authority finds takeover of Sky by Fox not in public interest

However it found no issue with Fox's commitment to broadcasting standards, saying that "overall, Fox has a genuine commitment to broadcasting standards in the UK", having held licences in this country for more than 20 years. The Fox board noted that the CMA had elected to avail itself of the statutory eight-week extension, moving its deadline for a final decision to 1 May, adding that it still anticipated regulatory approval of the transaction by 30 June.

Author: 0 Rand Paul: Shutdown blame game is 'ridiculous' on both sides

Attorney's office. Paul said he suffered multiple broken ribs and had fluid on his lungs as a result of the assault. Boucher's attorney, Matthew Baker, reiterated Friday night that the dispute was over a matter " most people would regard as trivial".

Author: 0 Berenberg Bank Reaffirms Sell Rating for Foxtons Group (FOXT)

The New York-based Salzhauer Michael has invested 0.74% in the stock. The Mountain segment operates 11 mountain resorts, including Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, and Keystone resorts in Colorado; Park City Mountain resort in Utah; Heavenly, Northstar, and Kirkwood in the Lake Tahoe area of California and Nevada; Whistler Blackcomb in Canada; Stowe Mountain resort in Northern Vermont; and Perisher in Australia, as well as three urban ski areas, such as Wilmot Mountain in Wisconsin, Afton ...

Business Sensex ends 286 points higher; Nifty settles at 10966
Author: 0 Sensex ends 286 points higher; Nifty settles at 10966

The 50-issue Nifty breached the historic 11,000 level by gaining 56.80 points, or 0.51 per cent, to trade at all-time high of 11,023.00. The Sensex touched a high of 36,051.86 points and a low of 35,863.98 during the intra-day trade so far.

Business India ranks 62nd in WEF Inclusive Development Index
Author: 0 India ranks 62nd in WEF Inclusive Development Index

Norway remains the world's most inclusive advanced economy, while Lithuania again tops the list of emerging economies, the World Economic Forum ( WEF ) said, while releasing the yearly index here before the start of its annual meeting, to be attended by several world leaders including Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump .

Business Listed Wynn Macau 4Q Net Profit Nearly Quadruples To $179.2 Mln
Author: 0 Listed Wynn Macau 4Q Net Profit Nearly Quadruples To $179.2 Mln

Wynn Resorts's dividend payout ratio is presently 55.40%. A number of key analysts, polled by FactSet, shared their views about the current stock momentum. The shares were sold at an average price of $155.12, for a total value of $9,192,411.20. Outstanding shares refer to a company's stock presently held by all its shareholders, counting share blocks held by institutional shareholders and restricted shares owned by the company's officers and insiders.

Business Erdogan to US: How long will you be in Iraq and Afghanistan?
Author: 0 Erdogan to US: How long will you be in Iraq and Afghanistan?

Ankara says it informed Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in writing of its offensive; this is denied by Damascus which says its air force will shoot down any Turkish warplanes entering its airspace. Immediately following the USA announcement, now denied by the Secretary of State , Turkey had threatened to commence a military operation against the establishment of a new terrorist force along its border with Syria.

Business Halliburton 4th-qtr profit beats, firm takes charge for Venezuela
Author: 0 Halliburton 4th-qtr profit beats, firm takes charge for Venezuela

Estabrook Capital Management raised its position in Halliburton by 82.8% in the 2nd quarter. The two oilfield services leaders touted growing revenues and improving profit margins, even though they both posted net quarterly losses because of one-time charges related to the new USA tax law and declining business in economically and politically tumultuous Venezuela.

Business Netflix stock hits record after fourth-quarter results
Author: 0 Netflix stock hits record after fourth-quarter results

TD Capital Management LLC bought a new position in shares of Netflix during the second quarter valued at about $105,000. Ebay Inc now has $41.29B valuation. Avondale downgraded the shares of NYLD in report on Wednesday, August 10 to "Market Perform" rating. (NASDAQ: NFLX ) for 31,665 shares. M&T Bancorporation has invested 0.03% in Netflix, Inc .

Business Minnie Mouse to receive Hollywood Walk of Fame star
Author: 0 Minnie Mouse to receive Hollywood Walk of Fame star

Her costar in that movie, Mickey Mouse , received a star in 1978 for the film's 50th anniversary and was also on hand at Monday's ceremony. Disney officials and pop star Katy Perry will unveil the star honoring the animated character. Trust me. I am trying. She is joining such other animated characters as Donald Duck, Bugs Bunny, Woody Woodpecker and The Simpsons with stars on the Walk of Fame .

Business Juno Therapeutics (JUNO) Shares Skyrocket on Celgene Buyout
Author: 0 Juno Therapeutics (JUNO) Shares Skyrocket on Celgene Buyout

According to analysts, new treatments would benefit Celgene to lower its reliance on Revlimid, its high selling cancer drug that contributes more than 60 percent to its revenue. Juno Therapeutics now has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of $47.26. Bb Biotech Ag sold 130,000 shares as the company's stock rose 2.20% with the market.

Business Ocado shares jump amid tie-up announcement with Canada's Sobeys
Author: 0 Ocado shares jump amid tie-up announcement with Canada's Sobeys

Ocado said it was "delighted" to be working with one of the leading retailers on the continent. In its first venture into North America, the online grocery retailer is set to establish a foothold in the country via a partnership with Sobeys, which has an estate of over 1500 stores across Canada.

Business 'If black then shoot': Released records show racist messages from former officer
Author: 0 'If black then shoot': Released records show racist messages from former officer

In one of the Facebook messages, the LMPD recruit asked Shaw what to do in a scenario in which he catches three juveniles smoking marijuana . "F- the right thing", Shaw allegedly answered. Louisville Police Chief Steve Conrad said he was "disgusted and appalled" by Shaw's message. Many fear their information could be used to identify and deport relatives living in the USA illegally, health advocates say.

Business France's Sanofi Buys US Hemophilia Specialist Bioverativ
Author: 0 France's Sanofi Buys US Hemophilia Specialist Bioverativ

They now have a $59.0 target price on the company. During such notable technical setup, fundamental investors usually stay away and are careful shorting or selling the stock. Bioverativ (NASDAQ:BIVV) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October 26th. On January 22, 2018, Juno announced that it had signed a definitive merger agreement with Celgene .

Business Apple partners with Malala Fund
Author: 0 Apple partners with Malala Fund

Apple will support the Fund with money, but more importantly its expertise in technology and education and its ability to scale small projects up, the company said . She added that Apple had "helped educate and empower people" across the globe through its philanthropy and innovation. "It was then a matter of what to do together not a matter of whether", Cook told ABC News .

Business Is Apple planning to kill the original iPhone X?
Author: 0 Is Apple planning to kill the original iPhone X?

Ming-Chi Kuo estimates that Apple would ship about 18 million iPhone X units in the January-March quarter. An internal Apple memo, sent to Apple Authorized Service Providers, says that from now through the end of March, "orders for whole unit service inventory of some iPhone 6 Plus models may be substituted to an Apple iPhone 6s Plus ".

Business International Monetary Fund raises global growth forecasts, U.S. tax cuts provide boost
Author: 0 International Monetary Fund raises global growth forecasts, U.S. tax cuts provide boost

At the release of the Update in Davos, IMF head Christine Lagarde said that for the world economy, "all signs point to a further strengthening both this year and next", but cautioned that "complacency would be a mistake". trading partners like Mexico. The stronger outlook was attributed to the stronger momentum in domestic demand and higher external demand. It projected a growth of 7.8 percent in 2019-20.

Business ONGC surges over 5% on 51% stake buy in HPCL
Author: 0 ONGC surges over 5% on 51% stake buy in HPCL

Analysts have said that an integrated oil company would give Indian state-owned firms a bigger balance sheet to compete globally for assets. ONGC will acquire the 51-per cent central government stake in the refiner at a premium of about 14 per cent to its current market price, the company said in a statement to the stock exchange.

Business Donald Trump and Theresa May to meet in Switzerland
Author: 0 Donald Trump and Theresa May to meet in Switzerland

On Saturday, White House budget director Mick Mulvaney said Trump was looking at his attendance at the annual event held in Davos , Switzerland, on a "day-by-day basis". Nasr, referring to former president Barack Obama's decision to decline attending the event (Nasr served in the Obama administration as senior adviser to U.S.

Business YouTuber Elle Darby's hotel blag turns into huge row
Author: 0 YouTuber Elle Darby's hotel blag turns into huge row

Ms Darby, from Bath, also boasted her videos and Instagram pictures had been "amazing" for world famous resort Universal Orlando in Florida - which hosts nearly 10 million visitors every year. The negative backlash eventually led Darby to upload a YouTube video responding to the controversy, in which she breaks down from the embarrassment, anger, and humiliation she felt.

Business Relief as Dixons Carphone remains on track as new boss joins
Author: 0 Relief as Dixons Carphone remains on track as new boss joins

However the company trimmed its guidance for full-year profits, saying it will make a profit before tax of between £365m and £385m, down from a previous estimate of £360m to £400m. As well as operating under the Carphone Warehouse name, Dixons Carphone also owns brands including Curry's, PC World and Team Knowhow. Sebastian James will step down after six years as CEO around the end of the company´s 2017-18 financial year in April, Dixons said in a statement.

Business Crude prices will exceed forecasts - Goldman Sachs
Author: 0 Crude prices will exceed forecasts - Goldman Sachs

This confusion is giving rise to fears and risks despite calming statements by OPEC members, who will be meeting over the weekend hoping to have a new strategy to meet this unexpected upturn. Jeffrey Halley, market strategist at futures brokerage Oanda in Singapore, said crude futures had been at "overbought levels for an extended period as record speculative longs built on the futures markets".

Author: 0 Earnings Estimates Revision Trends: QUALCOMM Incorporated (QCOM)

QUALCOMM Incorporated ( QCOM ) stock price tumbled -0.34% to close at $68.02 during recent trade. QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM ) has risen 9.31% since January 20, 2017 and is uptrending. GREENWOODS ASSET MANAGEMENT LTD also announced decreased position in TAL Education Group (TAL) during the quarter. (NASDAQ:FB) or 7,630 shares. Dreyfus Strategic Municipal Bond Fund, Inc.

Business Julia accepts record-breaking SAG Award from home
Author: 0 Julia accepts record-breaking SAG Award from home

So honored to win", Louis-Dreyfus tweeted. Later, Mandy Moore and Connie Britton took the stage to announce the victor of Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series award, which went to Julia Louis-Dreyfus for her work on " Veep ".

Business Alexis Sanchez undergoing medical at Manchester United
Author: 0 Alexis Sanchez undergoing medical at Manchester United

Arsenal failed to qualify for the competition, meaning he can still represent Manchester United this term in the Europe as he isn't cup tied. "If he (Sanchez) is on the wages that is being bandied about then other players will know that when their contracts come up or they are in demand from other clubs", he added.

Author: 0 Amazon.com (AMZN) Price Target Raised to $1425.00 at Stifel Nicolaus

Bridgewater Associates Lp who had been investing in Tjx Cos Inc New for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $49.88B market cap company. WESPAC Advisors SoCal LLC now owns 1,169 shares of the e-commerce giant's stock worth $1,123,000 after acquiring an additional 275 shares in the last quarter.

Business Lady identified for sneaking onto planes arrested once more in Chicago
Author: 0 Lady identified for sneaking onto planes arrested once more in Chicago

More recently, Hartman spent a year in Cook County Jail after repeated episodes of attempting to board aircraft at O'Hare and Midway worldwide airports, according to CBS Chicago . A year later, Hartman was back in Raines's courtroom. She also pleaded guilty to breaching her probation, which was related to two earlier arrests.

Author: 0 Cardinal Health, Inc. (CAH) — Recommendation Trends

Johnson Financial Group Inc bought 5,749 shares as the company's stock declined 8.93% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 147,256 shares of the health care company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $9.85 million, down from 156,805 at the end of the previous reported quarter.