Tuesday June 19-th, 2018

Emerging markets set to drive 2018 global growth Emerging markets set to drive 2018 global growth

Since the last forecast in June, the World Bank has upgraded almost all of its forecasts, with global economic growth now expected to rise to 3.0 percent for 2017, three-tenths of a point higher than the prior estimate. Meanwhile, in its report, the ...

Aussies just sweated through the third-hottest year on record Aussies just sweated through the third-hottest year on record

Enlarge / NOAA's catalog of weather and climate events that cost us a billion dollars or more. Last year, the USA experienced 16 weather and climate disasters each with losses exceeding $1 billion, totaling approximately $306 billion - a new US re...

Karnataka girls 'warned' on ties with men of other faiths Karnataka girls 'warned' on ties with men of other faiths

According to the police, a Hindu woman committed suicide after being harassed for befriending a Muslim man in the southern Indian state of Karnataka. One out of the five accused has been arrested while the other four are still absconding.

Ford F-150 Powerstroke vs. 2018 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel: comparing the specs Ford F-150 Powerstroke vs. 2018 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel: comparing the specs

Features such as a variable-geometry turbocharger and compacted-graphite iron block material construction are utilized in order to provide improved fuel efficiency, as well as strong and continuous torque delivery throughout the entire rev range.

SA lags behind in visa-free travel SA lags behind in visa-free travel

The Danish passport remains one of the most attractive in the world, according to the new 2018 Visa Restriction Index published by the global leader in residence and citizenship planning, Henley & Partners. For instance, Hong Kong SAR passport hold...

Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC), Chico's FAS Inc. (CHS) Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC), Chico's FAS Inc. (CHS)

State Street Corp now owns 50,063,249 shares of the oil and gas producer's stock valued at $593,258,000 after acquiring an additional 1,350,863 shares in the last quarter. ICLR's profit will be $76.36M for 20.81 P/E if the $1.41 EPS becomes a reality...

As expected, 2018 Ford F-150 gets V-6 diesel engine option As expected, 2018 Ford F-150 gets V-6 diesel engine option

The crank receives different machining and heat treatment to increase its strength, and the bearing material alloy is altered to improve durability. The 3-liter Power Stroke uses a high-efficiency variable-geometry turbocharger, which improves resp...

Federal Crackdown Likely Won't Impact Oklahoma Vote on Medicinal Marijuana Federal Crackdown Likely Won't Impact Oklahoma Vote on Medicinal Marijuana

What Sessions hopes to accomplish remains unclear. When contemplating the potential impact of Sessions' pronouncement, it is important to understand that the Cole Memorandum did not go so far as to confer immunity from federal prosecution, but ra...

Consumer Companies Up As Target Reports Strong Holiday Sales -- Consumer Roundup Consumer Companies Up As Target Reports Strong Holiday Sales -- Consumer Roundup

Finally, Robert W. Baird reiterated a hold rating and set a $70.00 price target on shares of Target in a research note on Wednesday, January 3rd. Moffett Nathanson initiated coverage on Target in a research note on Monday, December 4th. Heritage Trus...

Focusing the Lens on Yu Group PLC (YU.L) Shares

Yorktown Management & Research Co Inc decreased Ladder Capital Corp (LADR) stake by 30.59% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. 300 AbbVie Inc. (NYSE:ABBV) shares with value of $21,127 were sold by Gosebruch Henry O. Deutsche Bank maintained the stock with...

Kayaker banned for 8 years after spiking rival's drink Kayaker banned for 8 years after spiking rival's drink

The Japan Canoe Federation began investigating after Komatsu tested positive but denied taking drugs. After Komatsu tested positive, Suzuki admitted putting a muscle-building supplement containing the banned steroid methandienone in his drink.

Landmark step as microbeads ban takes effect in the UK Landmark step as microbeads ban takes effect in the UK

On Sunday she tweeted: "In 2015 we introduced the 5p charge on plastic carrier bags, we now see 9bn fewer bags being used". We want to do the same with single use plastics. From Tuesday 9 January 2018, microbeads can not be used in cosmetic product...

Analysts See $1.59 EPS for SL Green Realty Corp. (SLG)

Violich Capital Management Inc who had been investing in Pepsico Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $168.77B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.42% or $0.11 during the last trading session, reaching $26.37. It turned negati...

Assemblywoman lied about Superstorm Sandy to get FEMA cash Assemblywoman lied about Superstorm Sandy to get FEMA cash

In one of the four alleged schemes, between August 2014 and July 2015, when Harris was executive director of a not-for-profit organization in Brooklyn, she is accused of defrauding the New York City Council of $22,800 by falsely claiming the money ...

Kodak creating its own cryptocurrency, KodakCoin Kodak creating its own cryptocurrency, KodakCoin

Kodak CEO Jeff Clarke said in a statement , "Kodak has always sought to democratize photography and make licensing fair to artists". Blockchains have shown promise in being used to track the licensing, use, and sale of artistic works . When unlic...

Discovery to Move Maryland Headquarters to New York Next Year Discovery to Move Maryland Headquarters to New York Next Year

Discovery Communications , which helped lead the revitalization of downtown Silver Spring , Maryland, is leaving Montgomery County, selling its headquarters and moving to NY, according to a memo Discovery President and Chief Executive David Zasla...

Dimon regrets calling bitcoin a 'fraud' Dimon regrets calling bitcoin a 'fraud'

He added that the "competitive tax rate" would encourage deal-making on Wall Street, while pointing to Europe which he was tracking towards a 3% rate of growth, helping to propel the economy to growth of 4% over the coming year. ICOs"-initial coin of...

Amazon Founder Jeff Bezos Is Now The Richest Person On Earth Amazon Founder Jeff Bezos Is Now The Richest Person On Earth

Amazon now has a market value of $600 billion, and Bloomberg notes that Bezos has already added $6 billion to his fortune so far this year. Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos has passed Gates to become the richest person in the world. Bezos also own...

Refueling The 2018 BMW M5 Mid-Drift Is Hard, But Not Impossible Refueling The 2018 BMW M5 Mid-Drift Is Hard, But Not Impossible

The concentration level to even attempt such a feat is unfathomable to me. In any case, we have to say that both the records are undoubtedly very impressive and must have been really hard to achieve, despite that fact that the road surface was damp...

Netanyahu's son boasts of father's gas deal at strip club Netanyahu's son boasts of father's gas deal at strip club

Yair Netanyahu at one point also addressed a $20 billion natural gas deal the government had just signed with energy companies, one of who was owned by the father of a fellow reveler. "The things I said about Nir Maimon were nothing but a bad joke a...

SRQ, Allegiant announce new flights SRQ, Allegiant announce new flights

It will operate year-round to Sarasota from both Indianapolis and Pittsburgh on 11 April, and from Cincinnati on 13 April. The Las Vegas-based airline will serve Charleston seasonally from Pittsburgh on 4 April, Cincinnati from 5 April an...

IShares US Pharmaceuticals (IHE) Declines 0.7182% for Jan 8 IShares US Pharmaceuticals (IHE) Declines 0.7182% for Jan 8

The average individual investor may need to spend a little more time doing the homework, but it may pay off handsomely if the stock market decides to break out higher. This is a profitability ratio that measures net income generated from total compan...

Country duo Sugarland to perform at Huntington Center Country duo Sugarland to perform at Huntington Center

Sugarland consists of Jennifer Nettles and Kristian Bush. Tickets go on sale Friday, January 12 at 11 a.m.at ReschCenter.com, by phone at 1-800-895-0071 or ticket office at the Resch Center. After a four-year hiatus, Sugarland is back - and comi...

John Young, astronaut - obituary John Young, astronaut - obituary

Young was the first person to orbit the moon solo in the Command Module (nicknamed Charlie Brown), while the other two were aboard the lunar lander (nicknamed Snoopy). He was the ninth person to walk on the moon . NASA calls him its most experie...

Tesco named Christmas victor as grocery shoppers spend extra £1bn Tesco named Christmas victor as grocery shoppers spend extra £1bn

Promotional levels were at their lowest since Christmas 2009, reported Kantar, with 36% of spending on items on offer this year. Britain's biggest supermarket group Tesco was the best performer over Christmas, Kantar Worldpanel said on Tuesda...

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