Wednesday October 17-th, 2018

Ryanair faces biggest strike in Europe Ryanair faces biggest strike in Europe

Employees around Europe are unhappy with some of their working conditions and have walked out before to demonstrate their unhappiness. Staff claim this creates huge insecurity for them, blocking their access to state benefits in their country.

Why Bed Bath & Beyond Is Thursday’s Big Earnings Loser Why Bed Bath & Beyond Is Thursday’s Big Earnings Loser

This ratio is found by taking the current share price and dividing by earnings per share . The company's profit fell by nearly 50 per cent compared to a year ago. The price to sales ratio is 0.21. Some investors may be lamenting the fact tha...

VW chooses Microsoft as tech partner for digital services, mobility VW chooses Microsoft as tech partner for digital services, mobility

VW will channel all of its digital offerings through Microsoft's Azure software, creating the world's largest automotive cloud of its type in an effort that'll help streamline future developments, the Wolfsburg, Germany-based company said Friday in...

Amazon Launches NYC Physical Store Featuring Highly Rated Products Amazon Launches NYC Physical Store Featuring Highly Rated Products

US e-commerce giant Amazon on Thursday opened its first 4-star store in downtown Manhattan, New York. Amazon says items will include a mini skillet, card games and numerous company's own electronic devices including the Echo Spot and Fire TV St...

Canada and Trump administration at impasse — NAFTA negotiations Canada and Trump administration at impasse — NAFTA negotiations

Speaking at the news conference, Trump alleged he refused a "one-on-one meeting" with Trudeau because of Canada's high dairy tariffs and poor "negotiating style". The Trump administration has said the text of an agreement between the three nations ...

Singapore housing market deemed fairly valued Singapore housing market deemed fairly valued

A year ago, NY had been scored as fairly valued. Valuations are also stretched in Los Angeles, Zurich, Tokyo, Geneva and NY, however, property markets in Boston, Singapore and Milan appear fairly valued while Chicago is undervalued. However, an "ex...

BMW i3 gets bigger battery and longer range for 2019 BMW i3 gets bigger battery and longer range for 2019

The 42 kWh supersedes the smaller 33 kWh battery of the 2016 update, which in turn replaced the 22 kWh battery with which the i3 launched in 2013. A new, larger-than-ever battery pack of 42 kilowatt-hours is now the top option, which BMW says wil...

Big Facebook breach: 50 million accounts affected Big Facebook breach: 50 million accounts affected

Facebook said it has taken steps to fix the security problem and alerted law enforcement. Discovering the breach earlier this week, the company said that the investigation in the matter is still in its initial phase. Facebook , which has more th...

SurveyMonkey's IPO priced at $12

Concurrent with the offering, the company also sold $40 million in stock to Salesforce Ventures, the venture capital arm of Salesforce.com Inc. The company originally expected to price its 15 million shares in the range of $9 to $11, with an overallo...

US, China hike tariffs as trade row intensifies US, China hike tariffs as trade row intensifies

But asked at a press conference in NY how Mr Xi could remain his friend given the hike in tensions , Mr Trump indicated that he preferred to be respected than liked. Despite the spiralling trade war, some U.S. states are continuing to attract Chines...

Where to get java deals and freebies on National Coffee Day Where to get java deals and freebies on National Coffee Day

Krispy Kreme: Grab a free coffee of any size! Today is National Coffee Day, one of the most popular days for free coffee and deals on coffee from popular spots, including Starbucks , Peet's, Dunkin' Donuts , Wawa , and Cinnabon . All locations...

ULA selects Blue Origin to provide Vulcan main engine ULA selects Blue Origin to provide Vulcan main engine

The bespoke BE-4 engine will power the Vulcan rocket when it takes its maiden voyage in 2020. The Blue Origin engines are expected to replace the Russian-built propulsion that ULA now uses in its Atlas V rockets, a priority for the Pentagon, th...

Fuel Stations Are Getting Ready To Display Three-Digit Petrol And Diesel Prices Fuel Stations Are Getting Ready To Display Three-Digit Petrol And Diesel Prices

The fall in the value of rupee against the USA dollar has also affected the petrol and diesel prices in the country. The price of UK Brent sweet crude crossed the $80-per-barrel mark earlier this week. There is sense with pump owners that Rs 100 ...

Hong Kong stocks down at break Hong Kong stocks down at break

In Hong Kong , HSBC, Hang Seng Bank and Standard Chartered Bank lifted lending rates for the first time since 2006 after the city's de facto central bank raised its benchmark in line with the Fed owing to the USA dollar peg. Local banks kept in step...

McDonald's burgers: New recipes remove artificial ingredients McDonald's burgers: New recipes remove artificial ingredients

When you order a Big Mac , you know exactly what you're getting- not one but two beef patties, " special sauce ", lettuce, cheese, pickles, and onions, served in a sesame seed bun. "Much like the change to 100 percent fresh beef in our quarter-pound ...

Boeing awarded $9.2B contract for Air Force T-X trainer aircraft Boeing awarded $9.2B contract for Air Force T-X trainer aircraft

For Boeing's Arlington, Virginia, based defense business, the award caps off a stunning winning streak. "Today's announcement is the culmination of years of unwavering focus by the Boeing and Saab team", Leanne Caret, chief executive of Boeing's de...

Tesla shares plunge as regulators launch fraud lawsuit against Elon Musk Tesla shares plunge as regulators launch fraud lawsuit against Elon Musk

Musk, if you recall, teased on Twitter about taking Tesla private in early August. Musk rejected a settlement with the SEC that would have allowed him to pay a fine and remain Tesla's CEO if he agreed to certain stipulations. "Integrity is the ...

China hits back at Trump's election interference claim China hits back at Trump's election interference claim

The United States has imposed tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods and China has retaliated with tariffs on $60 billion of USA goods. The two nations have exchanged several rounds of tariffs. General Assembly. China has openly stated that t...

Hacker Announces Plans to Delete Mark Zuckerberg's Facebook Page Hacker Announces Plans to Delete Mark Zuckerberg's Facebook Page

Chang's hack, assuming Facebook - which hasn't yet commented - doesn't put a stop to it is scheduled to begin on Sunday at 11am United Kingdom time. As for hacking into Mark Zuckerberg's Facebook account, this won't be the first time someone would ...

Facebook says 50 million user accounts affected by security breach Facebook says 50 million user accounts affected by security breach

Facebook has since fixed the vulnerability and informed law enforcement, it said. Facebook has forced the 50 million accounts it knows were affected to log out, as well as 40 million more that have used the "View As" feature in the past year.

What will a national data privacy law look like? What will a national data privacy law look like?

San Francisco: Without giving out much details about Google's reported plan to launch a censored version of its search engine in China , a top company executive told lawmakers in the USA that the company would follow its privacy and security co...

Royal Mail begs customers not to post CRISP PACKETS back to Walkers Royal Mail begs customers not to post CRISP PACKETS back to Walkers

Walkers have said they aim to phase out plastic in packaging by 2025, a target date which is not seen as soon enough by campaigners. Campaigners have been posting pictures of themselves mailing their empty bags of chips, or crisps as they are known...

Elon Musk Wanted to Impress Girlfriend Grimes With $420 Price: SEC

Shares in Tesla Inc dived 11% after United States regulators accused chief executive Elon Musk of fraud and sought to remove him from his role in charge of the electric auto company. A Tesla spokeswoman said: "Tesla and the board of directors are ful...

Ryanair to cancel 190 flights on Friday across Europe Ryanair to cancel 190 flights on Friday across Europe

Ryanair pilots in Germany will also walk out in a strike that trade unions have claimed will be the biggest strike in the carrier's history. "This is an unlawful attempt to distort competition and customer choice, for the benefit of legacy airlines...

More A-Shares Inclusion Could Lift This China ETF More A-Shares Inclusion Could Lift This China ETF

This year's decision by the United Kingdom -based index compiler came as a vote of confidence by worldwide investors in China's stock markets. Chia dismissed suggestions MSCI's consultation announcement was timed to compete with FTSE's anno...

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