Wednesday July 18-th, 2018

NY governor signs executive order to protect net neutrality NY governor signs executive order to protect net neutrality

In a statement , the governor said, "With this executive order , we reaffirm our commitment to freedom and democracy and help ensure that the internet remains free and open to all". "Working collaboratively with Congress, we believe we can develop ...

Mkhitaryan to miss upcoming Arsenal vs. Chelsea match Mkhitaryan to miss upcoming Arsenal vs. Chelsea match

Meanwhile, Mkhitaryan created 28 chances to Aubameyang's 15 despite playing 398 minutes fewer. I will say that he can do more but that's easy to say. Mkhitaryan made 11 Premier League starts this season under Jose Mourinho before leaving for Arse...

United Airlines (UAL) Declines Despite Earnings Beat United Airlines (UAL) Declines Despite Earnings Beat

Glendon Capital Management Lp sold 8,335 shares as United Contl Hldgs Inc ( UAL)'s stock rose 2.66%. About 3.01 million shares traded. The stock decreased 10.15% or $7.9102 during the last trading session, reaching $70.0598. The average daily vo...

Qualcomm fined $1.2 billion by the European Union for paying off Apple Qualcomm fined $1.2 billion by the European Union for paying off Apple

The EU competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager mentioned in the press statement that "This is illegal under EU antitrust rules and why we have taken today's decision". Market dominance is, as such, not illegal under European Union antitrust rul...

Centre to infuse over Rs. 88000 cr in PSU banks this fiscal Centre to infuse over Rs. 88000 cr in PSU banks this fiscal

India will ensure that all of its public sector banks are well capitalised, said Kumar while unveiling details on the government's massive bank recapitalisation plan aimed at tackling record bad debt woes. These will be swap deals and cash neutra...

Burger King takes on net neutrality via 'Whopper Neutrality' experiment Burger King takes on net neutrality via 'Whopper Neutrality' experiment

Burger King - a fast-food chain that sells cheap beef - apparently understands net neutrality more than the average member of Congress . "The repeal of net neutrality is a hot topic in America, but it can be hard to understand", the brand stated...

Comcast (CMCSA) Releases Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.02 EPS Comcast (CMCSA) Releases Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.02 EPS

Clear Perspective Advisors LLC boosted its holdings in shares of Comcast by 100.1% during the second quarter. Primecap Management Company, which manages about $87.86 billion and $120.82 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Illumina I...

Alphabet enters the cybersecurity business with Chronicle Alphabet enters the cybersecurity business with Chronicle

Chronicle is the third X-developed project to be spun out into an independent entity under the Alphabet umbrella. Astro Teller, the "captain" of X lab moonshots, said the latest effort is aimed at being a "digital immune system". He described Chr...

US Senate confirms Powell as next Fed chairman US Senate confirms Powell as next Fed chairman

Elizabeth Warren of MA have raised concerns about whether he would be too aggressive in dialing back post-financial crisis reforms. Also the Fed will try to stimulate the economy, creating jobs and fighting unemployment, by lowering interest rates.

North Korea Plans Pre-Olympics Performance in Gangneung North Korea Plans Pre-Olympics Performance in Gangneung

As this is clearly a propaganda grab by the North Korean government to glorify itself in front of the global community, it could end up sparking a confrontation between the two Koreas at the worst possible time. Some specific Olympic plans, includi...

What will China say to United States 'blunt' call to expel North Koreans? What will China say to United States 'blunt' call to expel North Koreans?

The US Department of Treasury on Wednesday issued new sanctions on entities and individuals, allegedly related to North Korea . "We are sanctioning additional oil, shipping, and trading companies", Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin stressed...

Twitter is notifying anyone who followed a Russian spam account Twitter is notifying anyone who followed a Russian spam account

Two top congressional Democrats are asking Facebook and Twitter to investigate attempts by Russia-backed accounts to undermine special counsel Robert Mueller's probe with a hashtag campaign calling for the release of a GOP memo. It's unclear how ...

New Orleans' worldwide airport: 12M-passenger record New Orleans' worldwide airport: 12M-passenger record

Passenger numbers at Hamilton's airport have long fallen short of expectations, dropping more than 100,000 since 2009. "This airline carried an average of 5,000 passengers per day from Birmingham but we have seen some existing carriers and new carr...

Drone strike kills two suspected militants near Pak-Afghan border Drone strike kills two suspected militants near Pak-Afghan border

According to sources, two missiles were fired from a drone at a house in Speen Thall area - on the confluence of borders between Hangu district of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa and Orakzai - as a result of which two suspected militants of the Haqqani network...

Bank of America charging for checking accounts? Fee sparks petition Bank of America charging for checking accounts? Fee sparks petition

Some people wrote that they cut ties with the bank over what they saw as unfair treatment of customers. Customers who had free checking have been moved into accounts where they must maintain a minimum monthly balance of $1,500 or have at least $250...

Oil jumps to three-year high on signs of shrinking U.S. storage Oil jumps to three-year high on signs of shrinking U.S. storage

The bank now sees Brent averaging $64 a barrel in 2018, versus an earlier estimate for $56 a barrel. WTI reached a high of $65.42 a barrel, with its discount to Brent narrowing to $5 a barrel, down from around $6.50 at the beginning of the ye...

Update on JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) Update on JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM)

Investors of record on Friday, January 5th will be paid a $0.56 dividend. Its down 0.28, from 1.19 in 2017Q2. Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of JPM . On Wednesday, October 11 the st...

Big Cuts Looming for Kimberly-Clark Big Cuts Looming for Kimberly-Clark

Founders Financial Securities Llc bought 2,712 shares as the company's stock declined 3.59% while stock markets rallied. State Street Corp is the second biggest holder with 17 million shares now valued at 1.99 B million whilst Capital Research Global...

Bitcoin failing as a payment method Bitcoin failing as a payment method

With bitcoin's price dropping from almost $20,000 on the 18th December to $10,000 17th January Stripe say that the recent price volatility meant the time needed to complete a sale had risen . " Bitcoin is something that anyone can get ahold o...

Budweiser no longer among America's top three beers, according to sales estimates Budweiser no longer among America's top three beers, according to sales estimates

Budweiser is no longer one of America's top three most popular beers. Shipments fell at six of the seven top craft beer brands in 2017, according to Beer Marketer's Insights. These mainstays are generally being hit by a double-whammy, notes USA Today...

False Incoming Missile Alert Sends People in Hawaii into a Panic False Incoming Missile Alert Sends People in Hawaii into a Panic

According to the Honolulu Star-Advertiser, Mr Ige said while he was not able to get into his Twitter account, he contacted officials at the emergency management agency. A corrected alert was not sent to mobile devices for almost 40 minutes becau...

United States Senate confirms Jerome Powell as next Federal Reserve chairman United States Senate confirms Jerome Powell as next Federal Reserve chairman

Powell, who was seen as an uncontroversial pick with views closely aligned with current Fed Chair Janet Yellen's , is a lawyer and former investment banker. "Powell favors less regulatory burdens on banks" than Yellen, economist Mickey Levy of Beren...

Delta Airlines revises policy on service and emotional support animals Delta Airlines revises policy on service and emotional support animals

Delta, the second-biggest US airline by revenue, said it transports about 700 service and support animals every day, almost 250,000 per year. As of March 1, Delta customers traveling with a service or support animal must show proof of the animal's ...

The Eagles Are Looking For Their First Super Bowl Win The Eagles Are Looking For Their First Super Bowl Win

The New England Patriots overcame a 10-point deficit on Sunday to beat the Jacksonville Jaguars and reach the Super Bowl. As Brady went back to pass, James White broke to the left and Dwayne Allen, replacing Rob Gronkowski , when to the ri...

The plan is tied directly to performance The plan is tied directly to performance

Tesla valued the award at $2.6 billion, even after applying a discount to the value because Musk can't sell any shares for at least five years after he exercises his options. "This ensures that Elon will continue to lead Tesla's management over th...

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