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Markets Donald Trump's trade war 'puts thousands of jobs at risk'
Author: 0 Donald Trump's trade war 'puts thousands of jobs at risk'

On Friday morning, Trump fired off a series of Twitter messages arguing that a trade policy shift is necessary due to an $800 billion trade deficit. "We see worldwide trade relations as a win-win situation", a European Commission spokesman said. In another tax reform-related development, Wisconsinites are experiencing lower utility bills due to passage of the new law.

Markets Asia fears trade war after Trump plans hefty steel, aluminium tariffs
Author: 0 Asia fears trade war after Trump plans hefty steel, aluminium tariffs

While still light on specifics, Trump tweeted that the tariffs would "for a long period of time". That's all I'm asking. Mr Trump said the United States would apply duties of 25 per cent on imported steel and 10 per cent on aluminium to protect USA producers, although White House officials later said some details still needed to be ironed out.

Markets Most Uber, Lyft drivers paid under minimum wage
Author: 0 Most Uber, Lyft drivers paid under minimum wage

The researchers combined that information with typical costs for gas, maintenance and depreciation, figures which are widely studied, to calculate the real profit that drivers take home. Existing surveys also tend to focus on hourly rates rather than per-mile rates; nearly none of them look at driver costs. They also said that detailed driver costs should be the subject of future study.

Markets Eurozone inflation falls to 1.2 pct in February
Author: 0 Eurozone inflation falls to 1.2 pct in February

Policymakers hoped the moves would stoke growth and power inflation towards their target of just below 2.0 percent. The U.S./Germany two-year bond yield spread widened to 281 basis points, the largest gap since April 1997, though it slipped back to around 279 bps by 1700 GMT.

Markets Gold closes lower on firm dollar
Author: 0 Gold closes lower on firm dollar

US steelmaker stock prices jumped on the news after Trump vowed to rebuild American steel and aluminium industries at a meeting of USA industry officials at the White House. In Europe, the pan-European Stoxx Europe 600 index dropped 0.7% on Wednesday in view of weak economic data, mixed corporate earnings and concerns over Fed interest rate hikes.

Markets South Carolina McDonald's Kicks out Homeless Man, Diner Who Bought Him Meal
Author: 0 South Carolina McDonald's Kicks out Homeless Man, Diner Who Bought Him Meal

Gallo can be heard telling the officer that he met the man outside the restaurant and invited him in, according to television station WMBF in Myrtle Beach. Bethune said that the homeless man was known to the restaurant's employees for causing problems in the past. "What you will not see on that video is the whole story".

Markets Beast from the East Causes Travel Disruptions in Europe
Author: 0 Beast from the East Causes Travel Disruptions in Europe

AFP news agency reports a total death toll of at least 24 people in the past four days, adding that numerous deaths involved those sleeping rough in cities. In Austria, temperatures dropped below minus 20 C on and feel even colder. Ireland's weather service issued a status red warning - the highest level of alert - for five countries in the east, including the capital Dublin after heavy overnight snowfall led to accumulations of 5 to 10 cm.

Markets Many flights in and out of Buffalo Niagara airport canceled today
Author: 0 Many flights in and out of Buffalo Niagara airport canceled today

All affected customers have been notified of their options by email / SMS text message. "We will have snow crews working today and tomorrow to continue to clear the runway, taxiways, aircraft parking stands and apron areas for our airline customers' planned resumption of services on Saturday morning".

Markets LEGO is going sustainable, plant-based
Author: 0 LEGO is going sustainable, plant-based

Lego, the world's second-largest toymaker, has begun making pieces from sustainable, plant-based plastic. Tim Brooks, vice president of environmental responsibility at the Lego Group, said the change was a "great first step in our ambitious commitment of making all LEGO bricks using sustainable materials".

Markets JC Penney (JCP) Issues FY19 Earnings Guidance
Author: 0 JC Penney (JCP) Issues FY19 Earnings Guidance

It may be a case of missed trades or being too cautious, but a stellar forward thinking strategy may be just what is needed to get back on track. While talking about Performance of the Stock, J. (NYSE: JCP ) gained 2.46 Percent and closed its previous trading session at $4.16. One of the most popular ratios is the "Return on Assets" (aka ROA).

Author: 0 Analysts Opinions on: Marathon Oil Corporation (MRO)

Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: MPC ) shares price moved down -1.04% during latest trading session. This will give analytical advantage to a shorter-term trader since it pursues the price more intimately, and consequently produces less "lag" as comparison to the longer-term moving average.

Markets Delta and United Airlines have cut ties with the NRA
Author: 0 Delta and United Airlines have cut ties with the NRA

In a stark contrast with FedEx's recent attempts to distance itself from the gun lobby, the internal company document obtained by ThinkProgress outlines in great detail precisely how FedEx has secretly agreed to bend its own rules on gun shipments for powerful forces in the gun industry, including all major gun manufacturers and the NRA itself.

Markets USA stocks open slightly higher, Powell testimony awaited
Author: 0 USA stocks open slightly higher, Powell testimony awaited

The declines put the market on track for a third straight day of losses and the S&P 500 back into negative territory for the year. Last month confirmed a 10-percent correction for the S&P, which is still down more than 6 percent from its January 26 record high.

Markets Cryptocurrencies are failing to displace money, Carney says
Author: 0 Cryptocurrencies are failing to displace money, Carney says

He calculated that the average volatility of the top 10 virtual coins by market capitalization was more than 25 times that of the US equities market in 2017. Mr. Carney said that an outright ban was unlikely, and insisted that regulation is needed to tackle the "speculative mania" associated with cryptocurrencies, with many unexperienced investors purchasing them in search of large financial gains.

Markets MEC suspends orders of 5 brands owned by Vista Outdoor
Author: 0 MEC suspends orders of 5 brands owned by Vista Outdoor

It should be noted that although the U.S is now talking about measures such as background checks of gun purchases, extensive and detailed background checks of potential buyers by Royal Canadian Mounted Police has been the norm in Canada for years.

Markets Amazon launches new Amazon Music streaming service in India
Author: 0 Amazon launches new Amazon Music streaming service in India

E-commerce giant Amazon on Wednesday launched its Prime Music service in India. As for local music streaming competition, services such as Saavn, Gaana, and Hungama include ad-supported free tiers and also feature exclusive and original content, which could be something that Amazon would have to think about in the future.

Markets North Korea denies chemical weapons link with Syria: state media
Author: 0 North Korea denies chemical weapons link with Syria: state media

Commenting on the reports, US Department of Defense spokesperson Dana White said the United States "had not seen any evidence yet" of the use of chemical weapons by the Syrian Government in Eastern Ghouta. USA diplomats said their draft resolution to set up a new one-year inquiry was discussed at a United Nations meeting on March 1, butRussian diplomats did not attend.

Markets Top court allows German cities to ban older diesel cars
Author: 0 Top court allows German cities to ban older diesel cars

Some 70 German cities including Munich, Stuttgart and Cologne recorded average nitrogen dioxide levels above European Union thresholds in 2017, according to the Federal Environment Agency. According to the ruling, made by the country's highest administrative court in Liepzig, German cities will now have the power to implement their own diesel bans.

Markets ICE arrests 232 people in four-day raid of California's Bay Area
Author: 0 ICE arrests 232 people in four-day raid of California's Bay Area

Homan said in the press release that protocol from sanctuary cities such as San Francisco and Oakland prevents ICE officials from detaining immigrants who are now imprisoned. "She gave them warning, and there were 800 that we were unable to locate because of that warning, so that community is a lot less safe than it would have been".

Markets Weak orders take sheen off factory activity in Feb
Author: 0 Weak orders take sheen off factory activity in Feb

The final Markit/Nikkei Japan Manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) was a seasonally adjusted 54.1, versus a preliminary 54.0 and a final 54.8 in January. Suppliers' delivery times were broadly unchanged over the month. "For now, the durability of the Chinese economy will persist", he said. Export order growth, while pulling back slightly, was still solid.

Author: 0 UBS Group Reaffirms "Buy" Rating for Enable Midstream Partners (ENBL)

About 1.24M shares traded. Brocade Communications Sys I now has $ valuation. (NASDAQ:FLXN) are 2.77%; 7.03% for the month; 7.9% for the last quarter; 6.54% for the past six-months; and 33.37% for the last 12 months. The stock has "Neutral" rating by UBS on Friday, February 3. Canaccord Genuity maintained AtriCure, Inc. It also reduced Tegna Inc stake by 473,953 shares and now owns 191,900 shares.

Markets Sensex ends 162 points lower; Nifty settles at 10481
Author: 0 Sensex ends 162 points lower; Nifty settles at 10481

In the broader market , the BSE Smallcap index outperformed, gaining 0.3 per cent, while the BSE Midcap index was down 0.2 per cent. Market breadth, indicating the overall health of the market, turned positive. Market observers said the domestic equity indices mimicked their Asian peers which traded in the red following US Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell's comments on the rate hike trajectory.

Markets Upon return, lawmakers expected to launch investigation into Gov Eric Greitens
Author: 0 Upon return, lawmakers expected to launch investigation into Gov Eric Greitens

Jay Barnes (R), chair of the committee, said in a press conference, according to the St. Louis Post Dispatch . Barnes gave no timetable for the committee to complete its investigation. Greitens' attorneys countered that prosecutors were trying to drag out the embarrassing public investigation and that they want a quick jury trial to begin by the end of April at the latest, per the newspaper.

Markets Kroger raises minimum age for buying firearms to 21
Author: 0 Kroger raises minimum age for buying firearms to 21

Seventeen of those locations sell firearms, including the store in Warrenton. The nation's largest grocery chain said March 1 that recent events show that gun retailers need to take action. Walmart's move comes right after Dick's Sporting Good, which announced to stop selling assault-style rifles and stop gun sales to people who are under the age of 21.

Markets (KSS) Shares Bought by Meeder Asset Management Inc
Author: 0 (KSS) Shares Bought by Meeder Asset Management Inc

Personal Resources Investment & Strategic Management Inc. purchased a new position in Kohl's in the fourth quarter worth $3,312,000. Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A. Virginia Retirement System Et Al has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Kohl's Corporation (NYSE: KSS ). The firm has a market capitalization of $11,100.00, a PE ratio of 17.53, a PEG ratio of 2.15 and a beta of 1.35.

Markets Twitter CEO Asks For Help In Measuring Its 'Health'
Author: 0 Twitter CEO Asks For Help In Measuring Its 'Health'

When Dorsey says "health" here, he apparently means a variety of different things beyond the traditional measures of engagement that social media giants have relied on in the past. Twitter has also grappled with its often inconsistent approach to punishing accounts that violate its policies. But those may or may not be the way forward and Twitter's looking for ideas as it "cannot do this alone", Dorsey says.

Markets First chicken, now KFC is running out of gravy
Author: 0 First chicken, now KFC is running out of gravy

However, ongoing distribution problems mean some restaurants were serving a "reduced menu". Yum closed roughly 700 of its 900 KFCs in the United Kingdom and Ireland last week, according to the BBC . "Operational issues" that followed a switch of supplier from Bidvest to DHL were blamed for the chicken shortage and the chain had to apologise, running a newspaper ad that said: "WE'RE SORRY".

Markets Man Blacks Out, Wakes Up to $1635 Uber Fare
Author: 0 Man Blacks Out, Wakes Up to $1635 Uber Fare

Due to Uber's policies, Bachman had no choice but the pay the fee. At the end of the trip, he woke up to discover the driver made a 300-plus mile trip to New Jersey . He's safe and sound, but he ends up eating a $1,600 fare. He claims the Uber driver had his phone when he woke up and even answered a FaceTime call from a friend while he was asleep.

Markets Emergency landing: Southwest Airlines jet's engine in flames
Author: 0 Emergency landing: Southwest Airlines jet's engine in flames

A Southwest Airlines 737 airplane departs Ronald Reagan National Airport had to return to Salt Lake City shortly after takeoff. "I kinda looked over and saw the look on my husband's face, and I knew right away that this wasn't normal". All 110 passengers and five crew members on board the Boeing 737 landed safely and emergency crews waiting on the tarmac did not need to take any action.

Markets Idaho AAA expects gas prices to spike this spring
Author: 0 Idaho AAA expects gas prices to spike this spring

Gasoline futures rose 6 cents last week and reached a settlement of $1.81 Friday on the New York Mercantile Exchange. The average retail price of gasoline in NY state fell 2.6 cents per gallon last week to settle at $2.71 on Sunday , according to GasBuddy .com's survey of more than 6,100 gas outlets in the state.

Markets Wisconsin tops Maryland 59-54 to reach Big Ten quarters
Author: 0 Wisconsin tops Maryland 59-54 to reach Big Ten quarters

The Badgers won despite shooting 36 percent. Bridges was implicated in the Federal Bureau of Investigation probe involving impermissible benefits to college players but was cleared to play by the NCAA on Saturday. And I think the one that nobody talks about as much is what the evolution and growth of Cassius Winston, how he's evolved and that was him going 6-for-6 from three and hitting some tough shots.

Markets Exxon Mobil: Two LNG trains shut but not impacted after Papua quake
Author: 0 Exxon Mobil: Two LNG trains shut but not impacted after Papua quake

There are people who are traumatised, people in awful devastation who have never felt this kind of destruction before. A local police officer in the provincial capital Mendi, who asked not to be named, says the bodies of 11 people have been recovered within the township but they were unable to confirm deaths in other areas because most of the region's road networks have been cut off by massive landslips.