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by | February 09, 2017 | 00:45

Yields on two-year Greek debt jumped to nearly 9.7 per cent this morning, the highest since last summer, after the International Monetary Fund (IMF ) admitted its executive board was divided over the issue of the country's bailout. The IMF claims that Greece's national debt, now at 180 per cent of its GDP, is "unsustainable" and its financiers are increasingly reluctant to offer bailout cash.

by | February 08, 2017 | 00:48

Its last month's stock price volatility remained 5% which for the week approaches 4.52. Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (NASDAQ: FOXA ) marked 52-week highest price level of $31.75 on 02/01/17 and 52-week lowest price level of $22.37 on 02/09/16.

by | February 06, 2017 | 01:12

Customers can use bottled water to flush a toilet, after pouring water into the tank. The water that serves North Carolina's flagship university is safe to drink after a broken water main and problems at a water treatment plant forced the school to cancel classes and led restaurants and hotels to close, health and utility officials.

by | February 03, 2017 | 00:51

In his interview with Fox News , Kelly also addressed the recent detentions at airports after Mr. Trump signed an executive order suspending the USA refugee program and banning travel to the US from seven Muslim-majority countries. 'People were treated with dignity and respect, ' Kelly said. "It's a trifecta: it pays for the wall, it's good tax policy and there is nothing Mexico can do about it", Thiessen told Fox News .

by | February 03, 2017 | 00:51

The report showed that out of the 34 sub-sectors surveyed during the month, 21 sub-sectors recorded decline in activity. "Buying activity also contracted at a weaker rate, although one that remained solid overall", it said, adding that input prices rose at the sharpest rate in the series history, leading to a further rise in charges.

by | February 02, 2017 | 00:48

Monetary policymakers in Washington DC thus kept the range for the Fed funds rate at between 0.50% and 0.75%, as expected. The policy-making arm of the Federal Reserve has made a decision to keep the federal funds rate at a range of 0.5 to 0.75 percent at its February meeting.

by | February 01, 2017 | 01:20

It runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow and ColorOS 3.0 for efficient performance. At the heart of the smatphone runs a Snapdragon 435 octa-core chipset clocked at 1.4GHz paired with 3GB of RAM. Launched in China in November previous year, the OPPO A57 has finally made its way to India. Two SIM card slots are available inside of the OPPO A57 (2 x nano SIM), and this device offers 4G LTE connectivity.

by | February 01, 2017 | 01:20

Toyota Motor (TM) has lost its position as the top global seller of cars to rival Volkswagen (VLKAY) , but such figures may now be the least of its worries for Japan's biggest company as it mulls whether to appease or defy U.S. Dieselgate though impacted VW in Europe, where 2016 sales slowed down to 4 percent YoY growth (4,206,500 units). To reach 10.3 million, sales would have to rise 5 percent, a hard task because US sales dropped 1.3 percent after a deliberate cut in deliveries to rental ...

by | January 31, 2017 | 00:57

Despite major outrage, Donald Trump is defending his immigration ban, blaming craziness at airports over the weekend on Delta airlines and protestors rather than his terrifying policy. Schumer told the stories of the refugees he stood with and explained how these people would have been stranded or faced death had this order come sooner.

by | January 31, 2017 | 00:54

There are more than 1,500 Girl Scouts in Richland and Lexington counties, and almost 20,000 statewide. "Most importantly, I would like to tell you about the cookies themselves", Charlotte wrote in her letter. "In an age of fake news and dubious claims, leave it to a Girl Scout to show us the real value of truth in advertising", Rowe said in a statement. "This year, if we get enough, I think we're going to go to Tomahawk Ranch".

by | January 29, 2017 | 01:12

Sir Hurt received an Oscar nomination for his role in The Elephant Man as well as his supporting role in Midnight Express . Hurt can be now seen in the Oscar nominated biopic of President John F. In June 2015 Hurt revealed he was battling pancreatic cancer . R.I.P., Sir John, you shall be missed. Hurt was a two-time Academy Awards nominee whose career spanned six decades.

by | January 29, 2017 | 01:11

At the same time, Cantor Fitzgerald analyst Youssef Squali said Alphabet delivered another strong quarter, reflecting solid advertiser demand for the company's mobile search, Youtube and programmatic products. "The internal transparency we've provided to our business leaders across the Other Bets and Google is helping us to allocate resources more thoughtfully across the opportunities that we see", Porat said.

by | January 28, 2017 | 00:44

Mrs May said: "Thank you for inviting me so soon after your inauguration and I'm delighted to be able to congratulate you on what was a stunning election victory". "They've made us look foolish", Trump told a news conference at the White House. Trump said it is "very early to be talking about that". British Prime Minister Theresa May made sure to get Donald Trump on the record and on camera endorsing North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, saying that he had indicated he was "100% in favor ...

by | January 25, 2017 | 11:14

Trump promised many times on the campaign trail that he would make the move, calling it a potential disaster for the country and maintaining that the deal is unfair to American workers. The envoy also suggested Canada might at some point focus on bilateral relations with the United States rather than including Mexico in all the NAFTA talks.

by | January 25, 2017 | 11:07

Stock performance in last five sessions is recorded as 29.82% while year to date (YTD) performance is 43.00%. Fertilizer companies rose, with Potash Corp up 3.7 percent at C$24.96 and Agrium Inc advancing 3.2 percent to C$138.98, after a bank sharply increased its price target on a USA peer.

by | January 25, 2017 | 11:07

Completing the sale of the coal projects to Yancoal would slash Rio's gearing, its ratio of debt to equity, to around 10 per cent, which is well below its targeted range of 20-30 per cent, opening the door to higher returns to shareholders, analysts noted when assessing the deal.

by | January 21, 2017 | 00:48

The government target was 6.5 to 7% growth for Y 2016. The last month's investment and factory output growth were recorded to be slightly below expectations, while the retail sales rose more than expected. It was the the slowest year-on-year increase in six months. But Friday's data clearly shows market players remained relatively optimistic about the resilience of the housing market, partially due to low inventories and firm demand in top tier cities, despite softer price growth.

by | January 21, 2017 | 00:49

Brent crude, the global benchmark, was 0.46 percent up and stood at $54.41 a barrel, while U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) futures were trading 0.33 percents up at $52.29 per barrel, Reuters reported. Global inventories of petroleum products in OECD countries - rich countries that the IEA specifically tracks - fell for the fourth consecutive month, although they still hovered more than 300 million barrels above the five-year average.

by | January 21, 2017 | 00:45

More than 600 marches will follow in all 50 states and in 58 countries , as 10am on January 21 hits their cities. "Over a million people will be attending these". Along with the main march in Washington, more than 270 others are planned in the United States and in 33 other nations, with more than 500,000 people expected to join, organizers say.

by | January 20, 2017 | 00:59

Kinder Morgan reported fourth quarter revenue of $3.39 billion, down from $3.64 billion in the previous quarter. Following the transaction, the director now owns 29,142,387 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $623,938,505.67.

by | January 19, 2017 | 00:56

The report forecasts 2.3 per cent growth for the USA economy in 2017 and 2.1 per cent in 2018, noting that uncertainty is "extremely high" surrounding Trump policies. "Yes, a rate cut remains on the table", BoC Governor Stephen Poloz told reporters at a news conference in Ottawa, when asked whether a cut was discussed at the bank's policy meeting.

by | January 18, 2017 | 01:21

In 2016, publishers were paid over $35 billion in revenue across the iOS App Store and Google Play. But the decision to increase app prices affects a far greater number of people, and it's a move that is unlikely to be well-received. The post read, "Many apps have been found to spread illegal and fraudulent information, violate user rights or contain security risks". Pokemon Go was the most successful mobile game of past year, generating $950 million in revenue.

by | January 18, 2017 | 01:19

The first stage went off without a hitch but communication problems prevented the second stage from igniting and carrying a carrying a micro-satellite, TRICOM 1, into orbit. The space agency added that the first and second stage separated as expected, but the ignition of the second stage was stopped. Its payload, the TRICOM-1 satellite, was created to photograph the Earth from space.

by | January 17, 2017 | 00:45

Some snow and sleet accumulation is possible too. "Elsewhere, several millimetres of freezing rain can be expected before coming to an end Tuesday night or Wednesday morning". New ice accumulation of 0.2 to 0.4 of an inch possible. A 20 percent chance of snow after 5 p.m. Cloudy, with a high near 40. Thursday: Mostly sunny.

by | January 14, 2017 | 00:46

As a result, the financial sector stocks are performing in the positive territory. Earnings at the San Francisco-based bank, Minnesota's largest, came in below analysts' estimates as Wells Fargo continued to deal with the fallout from the controversy that has caused a steep drop in the number of new account openings.

by | January 12, 2017 | 00:44

Trump did not dispute the reports. I don't want to wait a year and a half until I make my deal with Mexico. "I could wait about a year and a half until we start our negotiations with Mexico", he said, but "I don't feel like waiting a year and a half".

by | January 11, 2017 | 00:43

The 2018 Camry is expected to reflect that direction and is expected to roar in the International Auto Show in Detroit. Sedans are not only losing sales volume, but automakers and dealers are offering bigger discounts to move them out of showrooms, industry executives said .

by | January 11, 2017 | 00:39

The wheelbase is 110mm longer than the standard Tiguan's, meaning there's 60mm more legroom in the back seats and an added 115 litres of boot space, taking the seats-down/seats-up volume from 615/1,655 litres to 730/1,770 litres. To meet the demands of American SUV drivers, the Tiguan now offers a comprehensive suite of driver assistance technology. Safety-conscious buyers can upgrade the Tiguan with a long list of electronic driving aids that includes adaptive cruise control, forward ...

by | January 09, 2017 | 00:53

The Limited, the once-high-flying, influential chain of clothing stores founded in Columbus, will close all its stores permanently at the close of business on Sunday. CEO Diane Ellis and Chief Financial Officer John Buell both left late past year. "The styles you love are still available online - We're just a quick click away 24 hours a day".

by | January 09, 2017 | 00:54

After a high drama on card transactions at petrol bunks, since this evening, the petrol bunk association has now decided put off their decision till 13th January. Bansal said that hey could not bear the additional charges levied by the banks. "The reconciliation of swipes to amount being credit to our accounts is causing a lot of hardships and losses to a large percentage of the dealer community".

by | January 06, 2017 | 00:57

The Wall Street Journal reported initial fundraising efforts for the fund are expected to close at the end of this month, with a firmer close date for investments scheduled for the middle of the year. At the end of September Apple had $238 billion in cash. Some analysts have predicted this is a move by Apple , which has notoriously shipped jobs overseas to the Taiwanese manufacturing giant Foxconn factories, to get on good terms with President-elect Donald Trump .

by | January 06, 2017 | 00:55

Even Khloé Kardashian revealed in a post on her website Tuesday how well her big sister is doing compared to three months ago. Kim has posted a number of gorgeous family snaps on her Instagram over the past week. But she re-added the names roughly an hour later, before sharing the family picture . Kardashian raised eyebrows this week when she briefly removed her surnames - Kardashian West - from her Twitter and Instagram usernames amid widespread speculation about the state of her ...

by | January 05, 2017 | 01:43

According to their observations and findings, the stock could provide a high EPS of $1.74/share and a Low EPS of $1.4/share. J P Morgan Chase & Co's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 33.10%. Equities analysts predict that J P Morgan Chase & Co will post $5.89 EPS for the current fiscal year. The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, January 31st.

by | January 05, 2017 | 01:38

The report came from mspoweruser that availability will commence shortly after Microsoft finalizes the update version. Problems caused by these updates ranged from frozen systems and broken webcams to Windows 10 PCs not being able to connect to the internet.

by | January 04, 2017 | 00:47

While most of Times Square was transfixed by Mariah Carey's super awkward New Year's Eve performance, these three jewel thieves were knocking off a Gregg Ruth to the tune of $6 million in gold and diamond bracelets, earrings, and necklaces from the jewelry store.

by | January 03, 2017 | 07:36

Thanks for your patience". Other affected airports included Los Angeles, Atlanta Hartsfield, Boston Logan and Fort Lauderdale, officials said. "We can confirm that there was an outage with the processing computer that the customs officials use".

by | December 29, 2016 | 00:53

The Waste Management division will need approval from a homeowners association or community management group and a drop-off location in the community where residents can haul their trees. The Town of West Hartford will make two complete sweeps through the town to pick up trees, and weather-permitting the collection will end on Friday, Jan.

by | December 28, 2016 | 00:54

Nationwide home prices are basically back to where they were before the housing market crash and Great Recession, according to the monthly Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller home price report. The 10-city and 20-city indices both posted a month-over-month gain of 0.6 percent. Seven of the nation's 40 largest metro areas also recorded house price peaks, with Florida accounting for eight of the top 10 markets for home appreciation, most notably in Daytona Beach and Punta Gorda (both at a 1.2 percent ...

by | December 26, 2016 | 01:46

Taking on the opposition, the Prime Minister said, those who are not able to openly support the fight against corruption and black money are engaged in finding fault with government rules and regulations. He said, the reports indicate that India is progressing fast. Government of Maharashtra and Railways would sign an MoU to carry out the work on three major projects - Bandra-Virar elevated corridor, Virar-Vasai-Panvel suburban corridor and CSTM-Panvel elevated corridor, Sahai said.

by | December 26, 2016 | 01:37

The country is expected to sign another deal for procurement of turboprop aircraft from ATR, which is half-owned by Airbus, Reuters reports. The breakthrough comes days after Iran signed a $17-billion deal with Boeing for 80 jets and is expected to sharpen efforts by the U.S.