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Economy

And now, a new fight can begin to save the rules that prohibit internet service providers from slowing websites or charging premiums for "fast lanes" for specific services or higher-quality streaming. "The FCC is on the wrong side of history and the wrong side of the law and it deserves to have its handiwork revisited, reexamined, and ultimately reversed".
  • Amazon Rewards Prime Members Who Shop At Whole Foods

    Amazon Rewards Prime Members Who Shop At Whole Foods

    Economy

    Amazon acquired the high-end grocery chain in August and has found numerous ways to bring Amazon convenience to Whole Food shoppers, including installing lockers in stores. But for those cardholders who regularly shop Whole Foods regardless, the perk will likely be welcomed. It seems one group who aren't pleased about Amazon's takeover is the Whole Food employees themselves.
  • Chinese New Year: Year of Dog gets under way in Sydney

    Chinese New Year: Year of Dog gets under way in Sydney

    Economy

    Chinese around the world celebrated the arrival of the Year of the Dog on Friday with family reunions, firecrackers and traditional food. Those born into the Year of the Dog are defined by their loyalty to friends, family and responsibility, as well as their honest and just nature.
  • Over 50% tariffs on steel recommended to Trump

    Over 50% tariffs on steel recommended to Trump

    Economy

    Both companies reversed gains after Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross proposed a 24 percent global tariff on steel shipments coming into the US and a 7.7 percent duty on aluminum imports. "Adopting any of these recommendations would create uncertainty of supply for all users, limit growth, and put aluminum products like cansheet at risk".
  • FCC wants to know if changes Pai pushed aided Sinclair-Tribune merger

    FCC wants to know if changes Pai pushed aided Sinclair-Tribune merger

    Economy

    The Senate has confirmed Pai, President Donald Trump's nominee to serve as chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, despite Democratic complaints that he will undermine net neutrality. Gonzalez. FCC spokespeople were not available to comment on the status of that investigation or what the threshold for investigating a complaint is, though the FCC web site outlines the factors the IG considers in agreeing to investigate .
  • US Fed: Wells Fargo must halt expansion after 'pervasive misconduct'

    US Fed: Wells Fargo must halt expansion after 'pervasive misconduct'

    Economy

    The stock decreased 2.55% or $4.91 during the last trading session, reaching $187.31. About 5.46M shares traded or 23.19% up from the average. Almost Family, Inc. Moreover, Advisors Asset Management has 0.02% invested in YPF Sociedad Anonima (NYSE:YPF) for 54,458 shares. Aureus Asset Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 0.05% in Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC).
  • Passenger climbs into x ray machine at Chinese train station

    Passenger climbs into x ray machine at Chinese train station

    Economy

    The woman's freaky actions startled security officers at the Dongguan Railway Station in China's southern Guangdong province on Sunday (Feb 11), according to Chinese media. Hordes of passengers wait to board trains at Shanghai's Hongqiao Railway Station as the annual Spring Festival travel rush begins ahead of the Chinese Lunar New Year in Shanghai February 12, 2018.
  • Southwest Resumes Flights at Chicago Midway After Running Out of De-icing Fluid

    Southwest Resumes Flights at Chicago Midway After Running Out of De-icing Fluid

    Economy

    The incident was first reported around 7:30 p.m. A few minor injuries were reported, but none requiring a hospital transport. A departure board shows cancellation flights of Southwest Airlines at Chicago Midway International Airport in Chicago after a winter storm moving across the Great Lakes forced the cancellation of hundreds of flights on February 11, 2018.
  • Industrial output expands by 7.1% in Dec

    Industrial output expands by 7.1% in Dec

    Economy

    Roll back a month and the rate of United Kingdom inflation hit a six-month high of 3.1% in November. "There is so much noise by the policymakers in the market that, ok, perhaps the United Kingdom is ready for another interest rate hike -by no means is the United Kingdom economy ready for another interest rate hike", Aleem said.
  • Noteworthy Stocks to Watch For: NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA), Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI)

    Noteworthy Stocks to Watch For: NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA), Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI)

    Economy

    The stock of NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ: NVDA ) earned "Underperform" rating by CLSA on Friday, February 3. It has outperformed by 195.58% the S&P500. Panagora Asset Inc owns 0.12% invested in NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ: NVDA ) for 165,145 shares. 615 are held by Pittenger And Anderson. NVDA's institutional ownership was registered as 65.60%, while insider ownership was 0.50%.
  • Dow Jones industrials plunge 1000 points, bringing the index down 10 percent

    Dow Jones industrials plunge 1000 points, bringing the index down 10 percent

    Economy

    Shares were lower in all Asian markets after Wall Street officially began its first correction in two years, though losses were moderate with no sign of panic selling. In Toronto, the S&P/TSX composite index was down 31.08 points or 0.21 per cent to 15,034.53, after losing almost 280 points and gaining more than 45 points throughout the day.
  • Killed, Nearly 50 Injured in Hong Kong Bus Crash

    Killed, Nearly 50 Injured in Hong Kong Bus Crash

    Economy

    I am also an editor for Turning Point News and a foreign correspondent for Snip.And in case you were wondering, it's supposed to be pronounced "Wit-2". An executive surnamed So, with The Kowloon Motor Bus Co that operated the bus, said $HK80,000 ($13,094) in financial assistance would be paid to the families of each victim.
  • Amazon May Deliver Gut Punch To UPS, FedEx

    Amazon May Deliver Gut Punch To UPS, FedEx

    Economy

    Stifel Nicolaus upped their price target on shares of FedEx Corporation from $194.00 to $216.00 and gave the company a "hold" rating in a report on Monday, June 12th. Postal Service. It will eventually roll out to more businesses and other cities. SWA will see drivers picking up shipments from warehouses and businesses and delivering the packages when it is able, according to WSJ sources.
  • Canada sheds jobs, employment up in PA

    Canada sheds jobs, employment up in PA

    Economy

    The National Capital Region continued to lower its unemployment rate in January, adding 4,600 jobs in the first month of the year according to data released Friday by Statistics Canada. Nationally, the survey revealed that the number of paid employee positions also experienced a significant loss last month by shedding 112,000 positions.
  • Acadia Realty Trust (NYSE:AKR) Q3 2017 Institutional Investor Sentiment Steady

    Acadia Realty Trust (NYSE:AKR) Q3 2017 Institutional Investor Sentiment Steady

    Economy

    The stock decreased 0.85% or $0.13 during the last trading session, reaching $15.22. (NYSE: QTS ) has declined 0.63% since February 8, 2017 and is downtrending. The company was maintained on Tuesday, August 11 by Canaccord Genuity. Digital Realty Trust Inc. now has $22.31B valuation. (NYSE:DLR) on Friday, December 2 with "Neutral" rating.
  • ESPN Plus streaming service announced for Apple devices

    ESPN Plus streaming service announced for Apple devices

    Economy

    Analysts on average had expected revenue of $15.46 billion. For the full year, consensus estimates call for EPS of $6.54 and revenues of $58.58 billion. Both streaming direct-to-consumer products will be powered by BAMTech . It will enable access to live streams of all ESPN's networks providing consumers or subscribers to multi-channel packages.
  • US Charges Dozens In Massive Cyberidentity Fraud Scheme

    US Charges Dozens In Massive Cyberidentity Fraud Scheme

    Economy

    The US Justice Department named the Australian man as 27-year-old Edgar Rojas aka Edgar Andres Viloria Rojas, aka Guapo, aka Guapo1988, aka Onlyshop. Five members of the group, known as the Infraud Organization, were arrested in the U.S.
  • Cryptocurrency market loses over half a trillion dollars this year

    Cryptocurrency market loses over half a trillion dollars this year

    Economy

    It joined USA banking giants JPMorgan Chase & Co and Citigroup , which announced similar bans on concerns the lenders could be held liable when the volatile currencies plunge in value. Last week's hack of Coindesk in which an estimated half-a-billion dollars' worth of Bitcoins were stolen is just one of many heists in the past, and a trend which is likely to continue moving forward.
  • Six people wounded in shooting in Italy

    Six people wounded in shooting in Italy

    Economy

    A Nigerian migrant was arrested in connection with her death. The shooting came a day after a Nigerian man was arrested in the town over the brutal murder of 18-year-old Italian girl Pamela Mastropietro. Several racist comments calling for revenge attacks were posted on the Facebook page of the victim's mother in the run up to Saturday's shootings, Ansa reports .
  • New threat, new weapons

    New threat, new weapons

    Economy

    The 2018 Nuclear Poster Review released Friday notes the US military will use "tailored deterrence" to prevent aggression and attacks across a spectrum of adversaries. Bush stopped deploying and the Obama administration ordered removed from the stockpile. Both China and Russian Federation are also developing new missile-defense systems, the report concludes.
  • Syrian army air attacks kill at least 28 in northwest: Observatory

    Syrian army air attacks kill at least 28 in northwest: Observatory

    Economy

    Syrian rebels shot down a Russian Su-25 in Idlib province on Saturday, and then killed the pilot on the ground, the Russian Defense Ministry said. The strike followed the downing of the Russian Su-25 aircraft in the area. "We believe two Russian planes struck the convoy of civilians on the highway and left at least seven killed and twelve injured, mostly elderly and children", said Ammar al Adnan, a civil defence worker from Saraqeb.
  • Nifty sheds 256 pts, ends below 10800-mark on Budget woes

    Nifty sheds 256 pts, ends below 10800-mark on Budget woes

    Economy

    In the meantime, the ratings agency Fitch on Friday said high debt burden of the government constrains India's rating upgrade. The impact of poor Union Budget followed by weak Q3 results led to the fall in the markets. According to provisional figures, foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) sold shares worth Rs 105.56 crore on net basis while domestic institutional investors (DIIs) also offloaded equities to the tune of Rs 281.65 crore on Wednesday.
  • OPEC's success may be its own undoing, as oil market may overtighten

    OPEC's success may be its own undoing, as oil market may overtighten

    Economy

    The Price of oil kept stable today due to the compliance with the OPEC and other big exporters agreement to eliminate excessive offer in the market and thus stabilize quotations. Goldman's bullish outlook is driven by its revised demand forecasts, reflecting stronger economic growth in emerging markets. Ongoing optimism that OPEC-led output cuts would also continue supports oil indexes.
  • U.S. stocks close lower on sell-off

    U.S. stocks close lower on sell-off

    Economy

    Leading indices in Europe and Asia also closed deep in the red. After such a promising end to last week where the Dow rallied 200 points to a fresh record close, trading on Monday couldn't have been more different. The CBOE Volatility index, widely considered the best fear gauge in the stock market, rose 6.86 percent to 14.79. Robert Pavlik, chief investment strategist at SlateStone Wealth , said: "I think despite this selloff, all indications point to a firming economy and I do ...
  • Younkers in Wausau Center mall to close this spring

    Younkers in Wausau Center mall to close this spring

    Economy

    Employees at the store will be able to interview for positions at other locations, but layoffs are expected, company officials said. The downward spiral has put Bon-Ton on several lists that speculate on possible bankruptcy filings this year.