Thursday September 19-th, 2019

Record Year For BC Hydro Scams Record Year For BC Hydro Scams

Almost 6,000 reports have been sent to BC Hydro since scams started to gain momentum in 2014 and more than 2,000, the highest amount for one year, happened in 2018. BC Hydro customers across the province were out almost $45,000 combined in 2018 from ...

China records slowest growth rate in almost 30 years China records slowest growth rate in almost 30 years

Births in China fell by two million a year ago, reducing population growth to its lowest level since the Great Famine of 1961 and exacerbating a demographic crisis that the ruling Communist Party has failed to remedy. Trump said Saturday that trade r...

International Monetary Fund cuts forecast for 2019 growth in Canada, world

Growth expectations were downgraded for both 2019 and 2020 to 3.5pc and 3.6pc respectively by the Washington-based organisation, as it presented its update on the global economy at the World Economic Forum in Davos , Switzerland. Yes because the Chi...

China Refiners Break Processing Record In 2018 China Refiners Break Processing Record In 2018

Full year GDP growth clocked in at 6.6 per cent, the slowest since 1990. Chinese stocks had rallied on Friday following reports United States treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin discussed lifting some or all tariffs imposed on Chinese imports, a st...

Over 770 mn emails and 22 mn passwords exposed Over 770 mn emails and 22 mn passwords exposed

The success of this approach is predicated on the fact that people reuse the same credentials on multiple services. The breached data, which Troy Hunt dubbed it as Collection #1, include around 773 million (772,904,991) unique email addresses and...

Google fined $57M after France finds violations of new European Union privacy law Google fined $57M after France finds violations of new European Union privacy law

CNIL said it had levied the record fine for "lack of transparency, inadequate information and lack of valid consent regarding ads personalisation". The agency also accused Google of not properly obtaining user consent for showing them personalized ad...

Ireland knocks back Polish proposal to break Brexit deadlock over backstop

Brexit without a deal can be prevented. The EU, which has an economy more than six times the size of the United Kingdom, says it wants an orderly exit, but senior officials have expressed frustration and sorrow at London's deepening crisis over Br...

China's 2018 economic growth sinks to 3-decade low China's 2018 economic growth sinks to 3-decade low

Analysts polled by Reuters had expected gross domestic product to expand 6.4 percent in the October-December quarter. " China's economy is likely to weaken further before growth stabilizes in the second half of the year on the back of expanded pol...

More than 250 passengers stranded on board freezing plane More than 250 passengers stranded on board freezing plane

A medical emergency and a mechanical problem left passengers on a United Airlines flight stuck for more than 13 hours on the frigid tarmac of a Canadian airport in the plane's barely heated interior, the CBC network reported. United did not confirm t...

Trump cancels Davos 'out of consideration for the 800000 great American workers' Trump cancels Davos 'out of consideration for the 800000 great American workers'

What did the White House say? On Tuesday , the White House said that US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin would have headed the United States' delegation after President Donald Trump canceled his trip to Switzerland. In a curt letter, Trump s...

Consumer price index up Consumer price index up

Overall, 2018 saw inflation finish above the central bank's target for the first time in seven years - averaging 2.3 per cent, compared with 1.6 per cent in 2017. Inflation was also up last month due to a 7.5 per cent boost in mortgage interest costs...

Amtrak modifies service because of winter storms Amtrak modifies service because of winter storms

Lines canceled for Saturday and Sunday include trains going from Chicago to NY and Washington D.C. Several trains have been canceled on Saturday and Sunday for trips in Boston, New York , Philadelphia, Chicago and Washington, D.C. Two Vermonter tr...

Updated Ford Mondeo range to include hybrid estate Updated Ford Mondeo range to include hybrid estate

The most obvious novelty in the cabin is the new rotary shift dial for the automatic transmission. Styling tweaks include a revised front end design and new tail lights, while interior changes include new seat fabrics and door handle materials.

Tesla to cut workforce by 7 pct, sees smaller Q4 profit Tesla to cut workforce by 7 pct, sees smaller Q4 profit

Tesla now employees about 45,000 workers and the move is likely to affect about 3,150 of them. In October, Mr Musk said that Tesla , based in Palo Alto, California, had 45,000 employees. Tesla posted a profit in the third quarter of a year ago -...

Sudbury hospital to start turning systems back on after computer virus Sudbury hospital to start turning systems back on after computer virus

Timmins is one of 24 hospitals in the northeast that accesses the electronic medical record system, Meditech, hosted by HSN which has been put on downtown as a result of the virus. on January 15. Sault Area Hospital told SooToday.com the virus ha...

Lindsey Graham on Trump Shutdown Compromise: 'Fantastic Proposal' Lindsey Graham on Trump Shutdown Compromise: 'Fantastic Proposal'

Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer said, "It was the president who single-handedly took away DACA and TPS protections in the first place". However, what Trump is actually offering is not permanent legalization for Dreamers and TPS-holders in ...

Primark’s star still shines for AB Foods Primark’s star still shines for AB Foods

Meanwhile, sales in the Eurozone were 5% ahead of a year ago at constant currency, with sales growth particularly strong in France, Belgium and Italy. AB Food's Sugar unit - which has been struggling since the European Union ended its sugar regime, c...

IBM and Vodafone sign major new tech partnership IBM and Vodafone sign major new tech partnership

As part of the agreement, Vodafone Business customers will have access to IBM's portfolio of cloud services, giving them access to multi-cloud technology and IBM's cognitive capabilities, while IBM will provide managed services to Vodafone Busi...

UK Shoppers Rein In Spending As Brexit Nears UK Shoppers Rein In Spending As Brexit Nears

The ONS said that there was no longer an increase in retail sales into December. Retail sales in the United Kingdom slumped in December as shopped made a decision to spend during the Black Friday promotional period in November. And with the amoun...

Philips last United Kingdom manufacturing plant to close putting 430 jobs at risk Philips last United Kingdom manufacturing plant to close putting 430 jobs at risk

The plan involves closing the Philips factory in Glemsford in the southern county of Suffolk, with the loss of 430 jobs, in 2020. While most would see the move as bad, the BBC Radio 6 Music DJ claimed this was "good news" because it showed Philip...

Mukesh Ambani says global firms should not control India's data Mukesh Ambani says global firms should not control India's data

Mukesh Ambani plans to invest in Gujarat as the state is where Reliance holds its roots and flourishes constantly. "Gujarat has always been - and will always remain - our first choice", he said at the 9th Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit here.

Rio Tinto yearly iron Ore production up 2% Rio Tinto yearly iron Ore production up 2%

The world's No. 2 miner of the steelmaking material declared force majeure on iron ore shipments to some customers following a fire at its Cape Lambert export terminal in Australia earlier this month. "During the year, we further strengthened our ass...

Activists propose Amazon shareholder vote on facial recognition software Activists propose Amazon shareholder vote on facial recognition software

The shareholder proposal is being filed by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Brentwood, a congregation that is part of the Tri-State Coalition for Responsible Investment, a group of Roman Catholic investors, the Verge reported. The American Civil Libert...

Johnsonville recalls cartons of frozen Cheddar Cheese & Bacon Grillers Johnsonville recalls cartons of frozen Cheddar Cheese & Bacon Grillers

Three customers contacted the company after discovering black rubber in "Johnsonville Grillers Cheddar Cheese and Bacon Flavor" patties. The patties recalled were 24 oz, with "best flavor" dates of July 24, 2019, August 13, 2019 and August 14, 2019...

Aurora Cannabis (ACB) Stock Price Up 5

Another benefit of trendlines is that they nearly always keep you on the "right" side of the market. The VC1 is calculated using the price to book value, price to sales, EBITDA to EV, price to cash flow, and price to earnings. Through this figure tra...

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