Tuesday August 20-th, 2019

The Teams Of Microsoft Is Currently Larger Than Slack The Teams Of Microsoft Is Currently Larger Than Slack

It's somewhat redundant with Microsoft's Skype for Business unified communications solution. The manufacturer is now undergoing the certification process to get a select portfolio of its networked systems products integrated into the Microsoft plat...

Woman receives 'marijuana' birthday cake after request for 'Moana' theme is misunderstood Woman receives 'marijuana' birthday cake after request for 'Moana' theme is misunderstood

She said the cake was overseen by the manager who misheard the order. Kensli Davis of Milledgeville said her mother ordered the cake from Dairy Queen and asked for the decoration to be inspired by Moana , the 25-year-old's favourite Disney carto...

Here's why Fareham MP Suella Braverman voted against the abortion amendment law Here's why Fareham MP Suella Braverman voted against the abortion amendment law

British PM Theresa May recently told the LGBTIQ+ communities that she's an "ally for life" but just days after her declaration she missed the vote on whether to allow marriage equality in Northern Ireland. Decisions on abortion law have historically ...

President Trump is not a fan of Bitcoin or other cryptos President Trump is not a fan of Bitcoin or other cryptos

According to the POTUS, Facebook has to seek a new Banking Charter, becoming subject to all national and global banking regulations in order to provide financial services. With nearly 62 million followers on Twitter , Trump has made crypto famous ...

Ford, VW deepen alliance: $2.6B self-driving investment and an EV Ford, VW deepen alliance: $2.6B self-driving investment and an EV

Ford CEO Jim Hackett said: "While Ford and Volkswagen remain independent and fiercely competitive in the marketplace, teaming up and working with Argo AI on this important technology allows us to deliver unmatched capability, scale and geographic rea...

US Fed officials see US Fed officials see "strengthened" case for rate cut, minutes show

By contrast, the higher tariffs announced against China in early May, a rising sense the world's two largest economies might not be able to make a deal, and the tariff threat against Mexico all added to the growing feeling that protectionism and high...

Huawei calls on US to lift export restrictions | AP business Huawei calls on US to lift export restrictions | AP business

But developing alternatives to materials that Huawei buys from American suppliers will be hard, as non-U.S. companies are also restricted when selling products to Huawei when they include similar American items. Huawei still prefers Google's Android ...

Dollar follows yields lower ahead of European markets open Dollar follows yields lower ahead of European markets open

The case for lowering borrowing costs is not fully decided. A relationship between the two existed "50 years ago" but that has gotten "weaker and weaker and weaker", Powell said. In his testimony Wednesday, Powell seemed to suggest that assumption ...

Oil holds at seven-week high on gulf storm, U.S. stockpiles draw Oil holds at seven-week high on gulf storm, U.S. stockpiles draw

Supply disruption and concerns over crude flows disruptions are keeping the price of oil elevated. U.S. President Donald Trump vowed Wednesday to impose more sanctions on Iran and accused it of violating the nuclear accord that he withdrew from pas...

Gold jumps Rs 930, hits all-time high Gold jumps Rs 930, hits all-time high

Gold prices had touched a one-week high of $1,426 earlier in the session. Internationally, spot price of gold is now pegged at $1,420.80 an ounce (approximately Rs 34,019 per 10 grams). Gold got a boost this week after Fed Chair Jerome Powell i...

Fed Chair Signals Likely Rate Cut, Citing ‘Uncertainty’ around Trade War Fed Chair Signals Likely Rate Cut, Citing ‘Uncertainty’ around Trade War

Powell pointed to "broad" global weakness that was clouding the United States economic outlook amid uncertainty about the fallout from the Trump administration's trade conflict with China and other nations. Traders should appreciate the idiosyncrat...

Consumer Price Index: June Headline At 1.65% Consumer Price Index: June Headline At 1.65%

Because the PCE index is below the Fed's 2% target, Fed chair, Jerome Powell, noted in testimony before the US Congress that the US central bank believes that reduced inflation could persist. The CPI rose 0.1% in May. In June, petrol prices dro...

UK Banks Resilient To Disorderly Brexit: BoE UK Banks Resilient To Disorderly Brexit: BoE

Assessing the ability of the City to withstand the shock of leaving the European Union without a transition period from the end of October, the central bank said all of the UK's biggest banks could continue trading without risk of collapse, unlike th...

Two Fed regional chiefs say July rate cut may not be warranted Two Fed regional chiefs say July rate cut may not be warranted

In addition, less "noisy" measures of actual inflation, which strip out the most volatile terms, indicate "that right now we are very close to our 2% price stability mandate". He told reporters that markets' expectations are already supporting lower ...

Charming Charlie going out of business, closing all stores Charming Charlie going out of business, closing all stores

There is no estimation of how many people the company employs at this time. Coresight Research's weekly tracker on retail openings and closings in the USA says 7,062 stores have closed so far in 2019, while 5,864 stores closed in all of 2018.

More Democrats Turn On Ocasio-Cortez And Her Chief-Of-Staff More Democrats Turn On Ocasio-Cortez And Her Chief-Of-Staff

Ocasio-Cortez and other progressives have previously called for the abolition of ICE, but her suggestion to dissolve the umbrella department that oversees numerous agencies - including the Federal Emergency Management Agency and Transportation Secu...

Fed chairman hints at first interest rate cut in over a decade Fed chairman hints at first interest rate cut in over a decade

But with unemployment at close to record lows and the United States economy showing continued strength, the Fed left rates unchanged at it's last meeting. Eurodollar contract spreads are quickly shifting back to pricing in two 25-bps rate cuts by D...

Norwegian low-cost airline's longtime CEO retires Norwegian low-cost airline's longtime CEO retires

Kjos owns 17.2% of the company via the HBK Invest holding he controls with former Norwegian Air chairman Bjoern Kise. "I think I can do a better job for Norwegian taking up a role building up an alliance as we see it", Kjos told Reuters on the side...

European Union confident new Greek government will fulfill all commitments European Union confident new Greek government will fulfill all commitments

The man who will take office today at 1 p.m. local time (midday CET) said he received a strong mandate from the Greek electorate which will help him "change Greece " and implement a programme of fewer taxes, better salaries, more jobs and investment...

China letting us down on farm buys China letting us down on farm buys

White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said on Thursday the United States expects China to start purchasing crops and US agricultural products soon and noted that trade talks between the two countries are ongoing. President Donald Trump speaks d...

Amazon plans to retrain one-third of U.S. employees as automation looms Amazon plans to retrain one-third of U.S. employees as automation looms

Associate2Tech trains fulfillment center workers for technical roles. Amazon noted that its fastest-growing highly skilled jobs over the last five years are data mapping specialist (832% growth), data scientist (505%), solutions architect (454%), se...

Air Canada flight lands in Hawaii after severe turbulence - 25 injured Air Canada flight lands in Hawaii after severe turbulence - 25 injured

According to a report from Hawaii News Now , the flight was diverted due to "severe clear air turbulence" that left dozens of passengers injured. There were almost 270 passengers and 15 crew members on board in total. An Air Canada spokeswoman was ...

Ontario Cannabis Store pulls affected CannTrust products amid Health Canada probe Ontario Cannabis Store pulls affected CannTrust products amid Health Canada probe

Its spokesman added that customers who ordered the products will be eligible for a refund if returned in original unopened condition within 14 days of delivery, but did not specify which products have been impacted. On July 8, 2019, CannTrust announ...

NY company's papayas linked to Salmonella outbreak NY company's papayas linked to Salmonella outbreak

The agencies say traceback points to Agroson's LLC BB #:275358 as the sole distributor of Mexican papayas that made consumers from this outbreak sick. Half (50%) of ill people are female. The infections have resulted in over two dozen hospitali...

American Eagle stores will start selling cannabis-based CBD lotions American Eagle stores will start selling cannabis-based CBD lotions

From time to time, investors may need to decide when to sell a victor. Regarding capital expenditures, it is imperative to mention that American Eagle spent $37 million in the fiscal first quarter. American Eagle owned 800 stores in the U.S.as of...

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