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Markets Couple suing Johnson & Johnson over talcum powder wins $37 million judgment
Author: 0 Couple suing Johnson & Johnson over talcum powder wins $37 million judgment

Imerys Talc , the supplier of the talc, a mineral that's been linked to cross-contamination with asbestos when being mined, was hit with the other 30% liability. J&J won the first case to go trial over mesothelioma claims tied to its baby powder when a California jury ruled in November that the product wasn't responsible for causing a 61-year-old woman's cancer.

Markets Major Concerns as US Jobs Report Released
Author: 0 Major Concerns as US Jobs Report Released

Professional services firms added 33,000 jobs in March, and 502,000 jobs over the year. This month, 323,000 got added to the "not in labor force" number and the civilian labor force declined by 158,000. Wage growth is one of the few yardsticks in the job market not to pick up meaningfully in recent years. Average hourly earnings rose 2.9 percent in January compared with 12 months earlier, the sharpest such increase in eight years.

Markets Denmark Jobless Rate Steady For Second Month
Author: 0 Denmark Jobless Rate Steady For Second Month

In the Saint John and St. Stephen area, the unemployment rate was 6.4 per cent, the same as last March. While the number of jobs grew 9.5 per cent over the decade, virtually the same as the labour force, the region's working-age population increased almost 17 per cent.

Markets Facebook's Sandberg Says 'A Few' Advertisers Paused Spending
Author: 0 Facebook's Sandberg Says 'A Few' Advertisers Paused Spending

Sandberg said there remains no opt-out button for users who don't want their profile data given to advertisers because "that would be a paid product". He also announced tightened restrictions on log-ins. But when the company discovered the problem, execs relied on CA's assurances that they had deleted the data .

Markets Get FREE cold brew coffee at Dunkin' Donuts today
Author: 0 Get FREE cold brew coffee at Dunkin' Donuts today

Dunkin' says the test is created to gather valuable feedback from consumers, franchisees and their employees to help inform future decisions about a possible national rollout. This longer process extracts a uniquely distinctive, inherently sweeter flavor from the beans reminiscent of dark chocolate. If you've never tried our Cold Brew coffee, now is your chance.

Markets Trump threatens $100b more tariffs on China
Author: 0 Trump threatens $100b more tariffs on China

Earlier: US president Donald Trump has instructed the US trade representative to consider slapping an additional $100bn (€81bn) in tariffs on Chinese goods in a dramatic escalation of the trade dispute between the two countries. would have a "fantastic long-term relationship" with China . On Tuesday the Trump administration announced a tariff on 1,300 products from China , including medical, aerospace and information technology accounting for almost $50 billion in annual imports.

Markets Monsanto (NYSE:MON) 2Q18 earnings preview
Author: 0 Monsanto (NYSE:MON) 2Q18 earnings preview

Monday had 4 insider sales and 0 insider purchases since October 9, 2017. By buying 40,000 shares Factory Mutual Insurance Company made the stock popped up with 1.12%. The firm has $128.0 highest and $118 lowest target. (NYSE:MON) traded down 0.0207% on Friday, hitting $100.6392. Revenue was $5.02 billion. Monsanto had a return on equity of 46.07% and a net margin of 9.89%.

Markets Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA)
Author: 0 Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA)

The stock's quarterly performance specifies a shift of -6.31%, and its last twelve month performance is stands at 59.19% while moved -0.89% for the past six months. Stifel Nicolaus reaffirmed a "buy" rating on shares of Alibaba Group in a research note on Wednesday, December 13th. The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Monday, October 23 by Buckingham Research.

Markets People already want Theresa May to stop the sugar tax
Author: 0 People already want Theresa May to stop the sugar tax

Consumers' sugar intake from carbonates has fell 19% between 2013 and 2017; and during the past year manufacturers have continued to reformulate beverages and reduce sugar in preparation of the United Kingdom soft drinks industry levy. Soft drink purchases decreased by 17% in lower income groups, but hardly changed among the better off. Fanta has cut it by almost a third, Ribena and Irn-Bru by half and Lucozade by almost two-thirds.

Markets IndiGo says no to Air India on current sale terms
Author: 0 IndiGo says no to Air India on current sale terms

IndiGo's president Aditya Ghosh says that its interest in Air India's privatisation programme has always focused on buying its worldwide operations and low-priced carrier Air India Express. Last June when NDA made a decision to divest in AI, the low cost carrier (LCC) was the first to show interest in the worldwide flights of AI and AI Express.

Markets Tax reform roundtable at White House
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In his opening remarks at the event in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia, the president briefly touched on taxes and the opioid epidemic, which has ravaged that state. Evan Jenkins and Attorney General Patrick Morrisey. "That's going to help you in so many different ways". "It is one of those things and he does other things I don't like, I will be honest with you".

Markets BHP Billiton (LON:BLT) Given Overweight Rating at Morgan Stanley
Author: 0 BHP Billiton (LON:BLT) Given Overweight Rating at Morgan Stanley

The stock outperformed the S&P500 by 16.56%. Shares of BHP Billiton Ltd. (LON:BLT) have earned a consensus recommendation of "Hold" from the twenty brokerages that are covering the stock, Marketbeat.com reports. Media headlines about BHP Billiton (NYSE:BBL) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. It has outperformed by 4.37% the S&P500.

Markets Virgin Galactic's Unity Spaceship Makes First Powered Flight
Author: 0 Virgin Galactic's Unity Spaceship Makes First Powered Flight

Unity was previously flown on test flights in which it remained attached to the mother ship and others in which it was released to glide without lighting the rocket. This was the first time Unity has achieved supersonic flight. "On rocket shutdown, Unity continued an upwards coast to an apogee of 84,271 feet before readying for the downhill return", Virgin Galactic said.

Markets British drinks firm Conviviality enters administration
Author: 0 British drinks firm Conviviality enters administration

British drinks firm Conviviality Plc entered administration on Thursday but said its retail business was not affected and stores would stay open as the firm looks for a buyer for its brands such as Bargain Booze and Wine Rack. The wholesale division employs about 2,000 people and it is not clear how many jobs will be saved. "At a time of upheaval in the retail sector, it's encouraging to see viable businesses attracting strong interest and being able to continue serving their clients".

Markets If Sinclair Broadcast has specifics on 'fake news,' let's hear it
Author: 0 If Sinclair Broadcast has specifics on 'fake news,' let's hear it

Sinclair owns almost 200 local TV stations and has ordered its anchors to read a statement expressing concern about "one-sided news stories plaguing the country". Though the story was initially broken by CNN in March, experts have stated that Deadspin's ability to illustrate Sinclair's tactics keeps it from being labeled "fake news".

Markets Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) is DnB Asset Management AS's 3rd Largest Position
Author: 0 Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) is DnB Asset Management AS's 3rd Largest Position

Neville Rodie & Shaw Inc who had been investing in Zoetis Inc Cl A for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $39.55 billion market cap company. ( NASDAQ : AAPL ). Noven Group accumulated 4,799 shares or 0.47% of the stock. Ent Svcs Corp has 0% invested in Core Laboratories N.V. (NYSE:CLB) for 28 shares.

Markets Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) Given Media Impact Rating of 0.13
Author: 0 Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) Given Media Impact Rating of 0.13

Last weekend Trump called the Washington Post a lobbyist for Amazon in a tweet . United States president threatening major changes for Amazon . Dhillon also said the USPS rates and allocations for its package delivery services have remained unchanged since 2007. After the ruling, which is expected by the end of June, "states will have more clarity on what is and is not allowed".

Markets Million Accounts Removed for Promoting Terrorism Since 2015
Author: 0 Million Accounts Removed for Promoting Terrorism Since 2015

The report further revealed that 93 percent of the accounts were automatically flagged by their internal software and algorithms, while 74 percent of the terrorism-related tweets were suspended before they were even posted. Like other major tech companies, Twitter shares transparency reports to shed light on what kinds of content is on its network and why certain accounts were removed.

Markets Scoot flight returns to Singapore safely after false bomb threat; man arrested
Author: 0 Scoot flight returns to Singapore safely after false bomb threat; man arrested

Scoot is a Singapore Airlines budget carrier. The plane, which turned back, safely landed in Changi Airport at 3. Police continue to follow up on leads from each of the incidents, Ziegler said. It added that the flight has been rescheduled to resume its journey to Hat Yai at 6.30pm. The bomb threat was reported to 911 at Providence Alaska Medical Center, and Anchorage police got involved.

Markets Spain judge to decide whether to release HSBC leaker
Author: 0 Spain judge to decide whether to release HSBC leaker

Falciani leaked a cache of documents allegedly indicating that HSBC's Swiss private banking arm helped more than 120,000 clients to hide 180.6 billion euros (US$222 billion) from tax authorities, sparking the so-called "Swissleaks" scandal.

Markets Some Delta And Sears Customers Are Affected By This Data Breach
Author: 0 Some Delta And Sears Customers Are Affected By This Data Breach

The expected future increase in earnings for each share ("EPS") is an incredibly important factor.in identifying an under-valued stock. $504,540 worth of Delta Air Lines, Inc . increased its stake in Delta Air Lines by 233.3% in the 4th quarter. (NYSE: DAL ) or 73,211 shares. Schafer Cullen Capital Mgmt holds 1.96% or 1.58M shares.

Markets Brexit: New vehicle registrations plummet in March
Author: 0 Brexit: New vehicle registrations plummet in March

The headline drop for new auto sales in the United Kingdom in March 2018 is a drop of 15.7 per cent, with new diesel sales dropping by a thumping 37.2 per cent. The UK new vehicle market declined in March, according to figures released today by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT ), with registrations falling -15.7% compared with the same month past year.

Markets Gold slips as fears ease over US-China trade conflict
Author: 0 Gold slips as fears ease over US-China trade conflict

A weaker dollar generally boosts the price of gold. Spot gold dipped 0.6 percent to $1,324.96 per ounce by 0701 GMT, after touching a one-week high of $1,348.06 on Wednesday. While in the near term investors continue to be committed to equities, holding investment in gold in check, there was scope for gold prices to break higher later in the year, it said.

Markets Ofcom's Revealed the Initial Results of its Latest Mobile Spectrum Auction
Author: 0 Ofcom's Revealed the Initial Results of its Latest Mobile Spectrum Auction

Telefónica UK Limited has won all 40 MHz of 2. 3 GHz spectrum available, at a cost of £205,896,000; and 40 MHz of 3.4 GHz spectrum at a cost of £317,720,000. Kester Mann, principle analyst, operators, CCS Insight said: "O2 emerged as the big victor, sweeping up all of the crucial 2.3 GHz airwaves that can immediately offer much-needed 4G capacity".

Markets Principality building society gender pay gap is 31.5%
Author: 0 Principality building society gender pay gap is 31.5%

Amazon released a statement saying that an analysis of the gap across its United Kingdom subsidiaries using the median instead of the average reveals it pays women.7% more than men. The data shows women are underrepresented in top-paid jobs, when compared to the business as a whole, in 82% of companies. She said: "While we've welcomed the new pay transparency measures as an important first step in addressing the systemic inequality women face at work, the fundamental weakness is that ...

Author: 0 Give me another chance - Mark Zuckerberg on leading Facebook

Facebook is facing its worst privacy scandal in years following allegations that Cambridge Analytica , a Trump-affiliated data-mining firm, used ill-gotten data from millions of users to try to influence elections. Mike Schroepfer , Facebook's chief technology officer, announced in the post several privacy changes, including deleting calls and texts that are over a year old.

Markets Trump promises 'strong action' on immigration
Author: 0 Trump promises 'strong action' on immigration

A reader, doubtlessly mesmerized by false information purveyed by Fox News, purports to be a big fan of President Donald Trump's border wall (" Undocumented do not have rights ", March 29). A "caravan" of Central American asylum-seekers abandoned their plans to march to the southern border of the United States Wednesday, saying they will "wrap up" their journey in Mexico City after President Trump's threat to deploy the U.S.

Markets MSFT) — Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ
Author: 0 MSFT) — Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ

Menta Capital Llc who had been investing in Federal Agric Mtg Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $899.63 million market cap company. Shares of NASDAQ: MSFT opened at $92.33 on Thursday. The California-based Assetmark has invested 0% in Newfield Exploration Company (NYSE:NFX). Tuttle Tactical Mngmt Limited has invested 1.81% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT ).

Markets Trump's Attack on Amazon Sends Stock Plunging
Author: 0 Trump's Attack on Amazon Sends Stock Plunging

As per Friday, February 2, the company rating was maintained by UBS. Seattle Genetics had 66 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. (NASDAQ:AMZN). Moreover, Baillie Gifford has 9.12% invested in Amazon.com, Inc. Amazon.com's quarterly revenue was up 29.0% compared to the same quarter a year ago.

Markets Stock Showing Surging Activity: NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE)
Author: 0 Stock Showing Surging Activity: NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE)

Bloom Tree Partners Llc who had been investing in Facebook Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $447.72B market cap company. Over the last three months, insiders sold 360,722 shares of company stock worth $24,157,859. Fisher Asset Mgmt Llc invested in 0% or 39,698 shares. Whalerock Point Ptnrs Lc stated it has 4,200 shares or 0.08% of all its holdings. Harding Loevner LP increased its position in Nike by 97.1% during the 3rd quarter.

Markets Fleetwood Mac's 'Dreams' re-emerges on song charts thanks to meme
Author: 0 Fleetwood Mac's 'Dreams' re-emerges on song charts thanks to meme

Fleetwood Mac's 1977 hit " Dreams ", which is sung by Stevie Nicks , is back on the Billboard charts. With over 131,000 retweets and 311,000 likes to date, it's safe to say the world agreed. Billboard notes that in addition to climbing the charts this week, " Dreams " saw a 36 percent surge in download sales between March 23 and 29 ― the week immediately after the tweet went out.

Markets Did Facebook Suspend the Account of the Whistleblower Who Exposed Cambridge Analytica?
Author: 0 Did Facebook Suspend the Account of the Whistleblower Who Exposed Cambridge Analytica?

Facebook's Chief Technology Officer Mike Schroepfer gave the figure Wednesday at the end of a lengthy blog post outlining ways the social media giant is working to better protect user data. Zuckerberg explained that over the last few days, the company took stock of all of the people who used the thisisyourdigitallife app and analyzed the maximum number of friends they had during the period of time when the app was live.