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Markets United Kingdom passport firm demands Theresa May explain 'moving manufacture to France'
Author: 0 United Kingdom passport firm demands Theresa May explain 'moving manufacture to France'

Franco-Dutch company Gemalto won the contract, the Sun newspaper said. De La Rue , which has held the contract to manufacture British passports since 2009, said it it had been "undercut on price" by Gemalto. Britain saw a rough period since June 23, 2016, when a majority of its people gave their mandate in favour of exiting the European Union in a referendum called by previous prime minister David Cameron.

Markets Crude oil rallies to seven-week high after United States stockpile decline
Author: 0 Crude oil rallies to seven-week high after United States stockpile decline

US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were at $64.99 a barrel at 0405 GMT, up 69 cents, or 1.1 per cent, from their previous close. West Texas Intermediate crude oil broke above the $65 per barrel level on Wednesday on the heels of a surprise decrease in USA inventory, sending prices up to the highest level since early February.

Markets Experts say crash video shows Uber's failure to protect pedestrian
Author: 0 Experts say crash video shows Uber's failure to protect pedestrian

However, as is evident from the video , the operator of this driverless vehicle was looking downwards and could spot the woman only at the very last moment. The safety driver claimed to not see the woman coming and the sensor system acted as though it did not see her either. "The victim is obscured by darkness-but she is moving on an open road".

Markets Dropbox tops private value as shares soar in market debut
Author: 0 Dropbox tops private value as shares soar in market debut

Although the paying user base is small, Dropbox forecasts that out of the 500 million , 300 million users are more likely to become paying users in the future due to their characteristics such as email domains, devices and geographic attributes.

Markets Amazon Developing Drone That Understands Hands Signals & Human Voice
Author: 0 Amazon Developing Drone That Understands Hands Signals & Human Voice

Instead of returning to a truck, like in the most recent patent, these drones would operate without human assistance. Its patent filed in the U.S. features a cartoon diagram of a man outside a house looking at... "Receive Human Gesture"; "Access Gesture Database"; "Determine Human Gesture Based On Gesture Database"; "Proceed In Accordance With Determined Human Gesture And Delivery Instructions".

Markets Elon Musk abruptly DELETES SpaceX and Tesla's Facebook accounts
Author: 0 Elon Musk abruptly DELETES SpaceX and Tesla's Facebook accounts

While quibbling on Twitter with some of his followers, Elon Musk was dared to remove his companies' Facebook pages after asking " What's Facebook? " - so he promptly did just that. Mr. Zuckerberg traveled to Kenya in 2016 for the launch of a Facebook-affiliated satellite called Amos-6, which was set to go to outer space in a SpaceX rocket.

Markets United actually offered someone a $10000 voucher for giving up her seat
Author: 0 United actually offered someone a $10000 voucher for giving up her seat

United drew the line, however, at letting Preiss into one of its airport lounges, she said . However, United Airlines offered her $10,000 travel voucher and a seat in the next flight to give up her seat. She got the boot because she paid the least amount for her ticket - just $160, according to ABC. But before she signed the check, the agent clued her in to more data: "The agent said, 'You know, I'm authorized to give you more than a $2,000 voucher", Preiss explained.

Markets Toys 'R' Us founder Charles Lazarus dies aged 94
Author: 0 Toys 'R' Us founder Charles Lazarus dies aged 94

In the months since, company executives were unable to convince lenders that they had a viable plan to turn around the flagging business, and a dismal holiday sales season signaled that Toys "R" Us was nearing the end. This store has been a big part of my life, and I imagine there are many other people who feel similarly. From the first Toys "R" Us outlet, opened in 1957 in the Maryland suburbs near his hometown of Washington, Lazarus stuck to a winning formula of high volume, discounted ...

Markets Touareg has China in its hand
Author: 0 Touareg has China in its hand

Available for the more expensive versions of the Touareg , it refers to a fully digital display combo consisting of a 12-inch instrument cluster and a huge 15-inch touchscreen acting as the Discover Premium infotainment system. The two big screens create a fully customizable, complete digital control interface. No matter which version of the Touareg you choose, you'll get four-wheel drive and an eight-speed automatic gearbox as standard.

Markets Judge Orders Special Legislative Elections
Author: 0 Judge Orders Special Legislative Elections

So there's plenty of logical reasons for GOP Governor Scott Walker to delay elections, other than, yannow, that whole constitution thingy. A judge ruled Thursday that Wisconsin Gov. Amy Hasenberg, a Walker spokeswoman, told HuffPost that the governor was consulting with the state's attorneys to "determine the next steps in this case".

Markets The Pacific Garbage Patch Is Much Bigger Than Previously Thought - And Growing
Author: 0 The Pacific Garbage Patch Is Much Bigger Than Previously Thought - And Growing

In addition, the pollution levels in what is called the Great Pacific Garbage Patch are "increasing exponentially", according to research published Thursday in the " Scientific Reports " journal. Nearly half the plastic by weight was "ghost" fishing gear - nets that have been abandoned or lost overboard and continue to catch fish. 'Plastic waste may decompose into small fragments, often referred as microplastics that may be harmful to marine life'.

Markets Tencent tumbles after Naspers trims stake
Author: 0 Tencent tumbles after Naspers trims stake

Tencent Holdings Ltd's shares fell more than 4 percent on Friday, wiping out around $23 billion of market value, after the Chinese internet firm's largest shareholder, Naspers Ltd, lowered its stake for the first time in 17 years. However, the company, like many other studios, has found it hard to break into the booming but highly regulated Chinese market. Naspers fell as much as 9.6 percent to 3,127 rand on Thursday in Johannesburg , the biggest intraday decline in nearly a decade.

Markets Idaho taxpayers: There's still time to get your 2014 refund
Author: 0 Idaho taxpayers: There's still time to get your 2014 refund

You also won't face a penalty for filing a late return if you are owed a refund. The scammer will then call and pretend to be an IRS agent, informing the client that they will be charged with fraud, arrested and have their Social Security number blacklisted unless they return the refund.

Markets Ryan Giggs hails Wales' record goalscorer Gareth Bale
Author: 0 Ryan Giggs hails Wales' record goalscorer Gareth Bale

Bale struck his team's opener and second goal before Sam Vokes and Harry Wilson made it 4-0 before half-time. The Real Madrid forward scored his 29th worldwide goal for his country to become the highest scoring Welsh player of all time, breaking Ian Rush's record.

Markets After education and health successes, AAP govt unveils green budget
Author: 0 After education and health successes, AAP govt unveils green budget

The Delhi government on Thursday said it has earmarked Rs 100 crore for free WiFi access across the city, a project that was pilot launched in 2016 but failed to take off. 530 Mohalla clinics to be set up by October 30, 2018. Sisodia said Rs 175 crore will be allocated for installation of CCTV cameras in school buildings.

Markets Delhi High Court verdict on AAP MLAs' disqualification likely today
Author: 0 Delhi High Court verdict on AAP MLAs' disqualification likely today

The Delhi HC has directed the Election Commission to hear the case again, in which the MLAs had been disqualified for holding "office of profit". BJP was hoping to improve its tally in Delhi Assembly, where it has a total of merely three MLAs at present, banking on the projected image of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the tactics of BJP president Amit Shah.

Markets Man charged with possessing child porn wants to leave state
Author: 0 Man charged with possessing child porn wants to leave state

The warrant does say, however, that a child pornography investigation is being conducted. DNA collected from a discarded paper cup and Wood's motorcycle handlebars matched DNA taken at the cabin. Jones alerted the King County Sheriff's Office , and the Federal Bureau of Investigation got involved. The criminal charges said that in June 2017, Maxwell had four photos of a girl younger than 18, two videos of a girl younger than 18, and three pictures of a girl younger than 13, court records ...

Markets New York Area Airport Workers Win Big Wage Boost
Author: 0 New York Area Airport Workers Win Big Wage Boost

Workers at New York-area airports will see their wages almost double after the agency that operates the airports approved a series of hikes through 2023, bringing to a close years of protests. "They should not earn poverty level wages while their colleagues a simple train ride away earn more", Murphy said. Cuomo, who also signed legislation in 2016 to eventually raise New York's minimum wage to $15 for all workers, said Friday, "This action is about decency and respect, and by raising the ...

Markets NZ dairy giant Fonterra posts loss on China writedown, CEO to go
Author: 0 NZ dairy giant Fonterra posts loss on China writedown, CEO to go

He previously led Dutch dairy cooperative Royal Friesland Foods in its 2008 merger with Campina and has more than 30 years' experience in the dairy industry. Beingmate, which develops and sells children's food and infant milk formula in China, in January downgraded its earnings for 2017 to a loss of $171-$214m.

Markets United Halts New Reservations for Animals Traveling in Cargo
Author: 0 United Halts New Reservations for Animals Traveling in Cargo

United Airlines has announced it is suspending its "animal-shipping cargo program" while it conducts a review. In yesterday's announcement, United said the suspension does not apply to pets that travel with passengers. Louis to deliver a dog that was mistakenly loaded on board to its Akron, Ohio, destination. The airline says they expect to complete the review, which will be conducted with independent experts, by May 1.

Markets General Electric, General Mills Slide into Wednesday's 52-Week Low Club
Author: 0 General Electric, General Mills Slide into Wednesday's 52-Week Low Club

General Mills, Inc . (NYSE:GIS) received a Buy rating from 0 analysts. General Mills, Inc . (NYSE:GIS) touched its 1-Year High price of $60.75 on 01/25/18 and its 1-Year Low price of $49.65 on 11/07/17. This repurchase authorization allows the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are usually a sign that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.

Markets Tesla stockholders approve Elon Musk compensation
Author: 0 Tesla stockholders approve Elon Musk compensation

The vote has been seen as a test of whether big investors are prepared to support such a large payout at the founder-led company. Tesla previously noted that Musk would not be compensated at all if the company fails to meet any of the benchmarks.

Markets Tesla Inc (TSLA) VP John Douglas Field Sells 1000 Shares
Author: 0 Tesla Inc (TSLA) VP John Douglas Field Sells 1000 Shares

AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) has declined 0.52% since March 20, 2017 and is downtrending. It has outperformed by 40.38% the S&P500. Tesla , Inc. ( TSLA ) ticked a yearly performance of 22.63% while year-to-date (YTD) performance stood at 3.21%. Since September 21, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 5 selling transactions for $7.28 million activity. On Thursday, October 27 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Sector Perform".

Markets HUGE VICTORY! San Francisco Bans Sale of Fur
Author: 0 HUGE VICTORY! San Francisco Bans Sale of Fur

San Francisco is now the first major USA city to ban the sale of new fur products. The ordinance had been presented to the Supervisors in June 2017 which read that selling fur was "inconsistent with the City's ethos of treating all living beings, humans and animals alike, with kindness".

Markets The EU could make Big Tech pay tax on its turnover
Author: 0 The EU could make Big Tech pay tax on its turnover

The tax would apply to online advertising sales, which would bring in companies such as Google and Facebook , to platforms offering services such as interaction with other users or online sales and to those selling data generated from users.

Markets Toys R Us liquidation sales to begin Thursday
Author: 0 Toys R Us liquidation sales to begin Thursday

Toys R Us' UK distribution centre closed today making almost 100 staff redundant as the failed retailer continues its "orderly wind down". "That's a big, big void that we're hoping to fill up". A, Ste. 200, Austin, and a Toys R Us store at 12901 N. I-35, Bldg. KB Toys began as a family-owned toy business in 1922, according to CBS . The New Jersey-based chain filed for bankruptcy in September, with disappointing holiday sales and concern among vendors adding to its financial issues.

Markets Global shares mixed as investors watch Facebook, Fed
Author: 0 Global shares mixed as investors watch Facebook, Fed

Currency Cues by Manisha Gupta; she guides you through the most important trades in commodities, takes a first-hand look at how crude and US dollar will be preforming ahead of the US Federal meet. Dealers cite concerns about the United States budget and current account deficits, chaos in the White House, better growth in overseas markets, particularly Europe, and the risk of a US-led trade war, as among the reasons.

Author: 0 What the MFI Reveals About Royal Dutch Shell plc (RDS-B)

The moving average approach will help them to quickly measure stock performance related to price change. Royal Dutch Shell plc now trades at a 20.33 P/E multiple, with a forward P/E multiple of 10.07. Price-to-Earnings Ratio is the current share price divided by annual earnings per share. (NYSE:NOV) shares are up more than 0.97% this year and recently decreased -1.41% or -$0.52 to settle at $36.37.

Markets Sensex regains 33000-mark, Nifty back to 10200 points
Author: 0 Sensex regains 33000-mark, Nifty back to 10200 points

Rupee is trading at 65.19 against the United States dollar in early trade ahead of the Federal Reserve's policy decision. In intra-day trade, the index had gained as much as 359 points to touch the day-high of 33,354.93. While Japan's Nikkei 225 remained closed on local holiday. In other Asian Markets, Hong Kong's Hang Seng gained 1.25 percent while Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.40 percent in the early hours of trade today.

Markets First G20 ministerial meeting opens in Buenos Aires
Author: 0 First G20 ministerial meeting opens in Buenos Aires

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development has warned that trade protectionism is a "key risk", saying safeguarding the rules-based worldwide trading system is essential to protecting growth prospects that could be harmed by a retreat from open markets.

Markets McDonald's outlines plan to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 36%
Author: 0 McDonald's outlines plan to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 36%

United Bank Inc who had been investing in Mcdonalds Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $127.23 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.17% or $0.125 during the last trading session, reaching $74.025. Eqis Mgmt invested in 0.03% or 6,211 shares. (NASDAQ:HAS). Tompkins holds 0.01% in Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAS) for 3,939 shares. Hasbro, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a play and entertainment company.

Author: 0 After Touching 52-Week Low, Is Comcast Corporation (CMCSA)'s Near-Term Analysis Negative?

Seabridge Investment Advsrs Llc invested 0.26% in Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ: CMCSA ). The stock decreased 1.61% or $0.575 during the last trading session, reaching $35.255. (NASDAQ:FB) for 52,972 shares. Therefore 74% are positive. Analysts' mean recommendation for Comcast Corporation (CMCSA ) stands at 1.70. The firm has "Focus List" rating given on Tuesday, July 21 by Bank of America.