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Economy

Bryant Evan, investment advisor and portfolio manager at Cozad Asset Management, in Champaign, Illinois. The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index lost 0.59 percent and MSCI's gauge of stocks across the globe shed 0.48 percent. The market had been on edge since last week after tensions between the United States and North Korea flared up, with nuclear-armed Pyongyang threatening to fire missiles near the U.S.
  • Can Alexa-enabled air conditioners halt Sears' death spiral?

    Can Alexa-enabled air conditioners halt Sears' death spiral?

    Economy

    Kenmore smart air conditioners that are integrated with Alexa are available on Amazon now, and more products are on the way, the company said. Sears sells big-ticket Kenmore appliances such as refrigerators and air-conditioners only in its Sears , Kmart and Sears Hometown stores.
  • Shraddha Kapoor put on nine kilos to play Haseena Parkar

    Shraddha Kapoor put on nine kilos to play Haseena Parkar

    Economy

    The first phase shows Haseena, the daughter of the gangster Dawood Ibrahim, who is innocent and a family person and the second phase has shown a middle aged woman, who is constantly told that her mistake is that she is the sister of a goon who is involved in various crimes.
  • Major dark web marketplaces shut down by United States government

    Major dark web marketplaces shut down by United States government

    Economy

    European law enforcement authorities say AlphaBay had more than 200,000 users, 40,000 vendors, with listings for more than 250,000 listings for drugs and other illicit substances. According to Europol's "conservative estimation", around £1 billion (£770 million) worth of transactions have been process through the marketplace since its creation in 2014, all paid in crypto-currencies such as Bitcoin .
  • US Democrats Introduce New Sanctions Bill Against Iran

    US Democrats Introduce New Sanctions Bill Against Iran

    Economy

    The bill, which censures Iran over its ballistic missile program, also slaps new sanctions on Russian Federation over Moscow's alleged interference in the USA presidential election in 2016. The Senate quickly approved a revised version of the bill, but House Democrats objected to having their power curtailed. A Russian sanctions bill has stalled in Congress amid partisan finger-pointing, leaving lawmakers anxious the inaction could limit their legislative check on the Trump ...
  • Hyperloop One shows first 'Full Systems Test', unveils first 'pod'

    Hyperloop One shows first 'Full Systems Test', unveils first 'pod'

    Economy

    Elon Musk's vision of an ultra-high speed transportation system of the future is one step closer to becoming a reality. The high-speed tube transportation company, which aims to one day whisk people between cities at airline-like speeds, says it made history recently with a successful test run at its Nevada development track in May.
  • Bisichi Mining PLC (LON:BISI) Declares Dividend of GBX 3

    Bisichi Mining PLC (LON:BISI) Declares Dividend of GBX 3

    Economy

    It has underperformed by 3.50% the S&P500. This was disclosed to clients in an analyst note on Tuesday morning. Numis now has a GBX 490.00 target price per share on the 5.36 billion GBP market cap company or -24.82% downside potential. Therefore 77% are positive. ComScore has $70 highest and $35 lowest target. The shares were bought at an average price of GBX 45 ($0.58) per share, for a total transaction of £11,250 ($14,572.54).
  • June Job Gains Surpass Expectations

    June Job Gains Surpass Expectations

    Economy

    In oil markets, prices slipped by more than 2.5 percent on Friday as news of a further increase in USA production added to earlier reports that OPEC output was also on the rise. Pappalardo expects little change in the market's recent momentum, considering how the June report offered a consistent picture of the USA economy. Though the rate of job growth has slowed since 2014 and 2015, it's still enough to draw in people who had previously stopped looking for work.
  • Wimbledon 2017 women's round-up: Heather Watson powers past 18th seed Anastasija Sevastova

    Wimbledon 2017 women's round-up: Heather Watson powers past 18th seed Anastasija Sevastova

    Economy

    French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko fought back despite a string of errors to beat Canadian qualifier Francoise Abanda 4-6 7-6 (4) 6-3 and reach the third round at Wimbledon for the first time. "I was pleased with how I remained calm and just kept doing what I was doing". It's always going to change. 3 was in splendid form as she downed the 18th seed 6-0 6-4, playing some of the best tennis she'd produced for a number of years.
  • WNIJ Gas Price Monday

    WNIJ Gas Price Monday

    Economy

    Motorists hitting the road this long holiday weekend will see some of the lowest summer fuel prices in recent memory. "So that's quite a remarkable outcome, especially given that it costs more or refiners to make summer blend gasoline". Oil prices have rebounded off the previous $42 per barrel low, and now stand near $45 per barrel. This week's statewide average of $2.05 per gallon is two cents lower than last week at this time.
  • Raptors to re-sign Serge Ibaka

    Economy

    Lowry's contract is a three-year deal worth $100 million, which serves as a healthy pay raise for the All-Star point guard. The athletic big man's deal, which can't be finalized until the NBA's moratorium on free agent signings is lifted on Thursday, is reportedly worth US$65 million.
  • Beijing's influence over Hong Kong prompts locals to pack up and leave

    Beijing's influence over Hong Kong prompts locals to pack up and leave

    Economy

    Chinese authorities are suspected of taking them away from Hong Kong , even though they are not allowed to exercise police power there. "The road ahead is by no means smooth, but our faith in implementing " one country, two systems " will not change, our determination won't be swayed", he said, referring to system that affords Hong Kong a degree of separation from the mainland.
  • New highly virulent strain of ransomware cripples networks

    New highly virulent strain of ransomware cripples networks

    Economy

    Microsoft released a patch for the exploit in March, but many companies have apparently failed to apply the patch, and among those were firms and individuals hit by the WannaCry malware attack in mid-May. Intelligence agencies and security researchers have linked last month's WannaCry attack to a group associated with North Korea. The incidents occurred as a Ukrainian military intelligence official, Col.
  • Oil rises, but investors still bearish

    Oil rises, but investors still bearish

    Economy

    He went on to note that one reason are signs of USA shale production starting to slow, "particularly in the past couple of weeks" and that an inventory drop began sooner than expected. Crude oil may see further pain ahead after logging a five-week losing streak and tracking for its worst first-half percentage fall since the late 1990s, according to a Reuters estimate.
  • Kmart to close Springettsbury Township store

    Kmart to close Springettsbury Township store

    Economy

    The plan was disclosed early Friday in a filing by Seritage Growth Properties, the landlord for more than 200 Sears and Kmart properties. A Sears Home store in northwest Edmonton will be closing along with 12 other Sears locations in Alberta as part of a larger restructuring across Canada.
  • EU, Britain agree on timetable for Brexit talks

    EU, Britain agree on timetable for Brexit talks

    Economy

    The Brexit talks are taking place now despite the UK's inconclusive general election results, which saw the ruling Conservative party lose seats and the opposition Labour party gaining a dramatic rise in the number of votes. With or without a deal, Britain will be out of the European Union on March 30, 2019. The two sides agreed to focus first on three top priorities: the issue of European Union citizens' rights in Britain, border agreements between Britain and Ireland, and how ...
  • Amazon's bid to become world's biggest grocer gets a big boost

    Economy

    Interestingly, Mackey called activist Jana Partners "greedy bastards" in an interview released on Wednesday. Department stores have shed 46% of their workers since 2001, a greater percentage of their jobs than coal mines or factories have lost over the same period.
  • Oil supply growth to outpace rise in consumption in 2018: IEA

    Economy

    As a result, OPEC raised the expected demand for its crude this year by 100,000 bbl/d to 32.02 million bbl/d. "It's like the IEA report said, some members have been less than wholly diligent", Giovanni Staunovo, a Zurich-based commodity analyst at UBS Group AG, said of Iraq's early June shipments.
  • England draw was one of the 'most emotional games ever' for Strachan

    Economy

    That's what we've got to show. Southgate also revealed that he will make changes for Tuesday's friendly against France with John Stones likely to come in for Chris Smalling and Marcus Rashford probably starting on the bench. "I'm sure he'll be disappointed to concede any goal". We had moments where we got into really good positions in the final third and you have got to take the finish.
  • Will Privatizing Air Traffic Control Services Result In Modernization?

    Will Privatizing Air Traffic Control Services Result In Modernization?

    Economy

    Currently, air traffic control is handled by the FAA's more than 13,000 licensed controllers, who are located across the United States at regional control centers. Governed by a board of directors, the organization will include airline representatives, government officials and aviation groups. "Today we're preposing to take American air travel into the future, finally, finally", said Trump.
  • Oil Prices Rebound Slightly, but Downward Pressure to Remain

    Oil Prices Rebound Slightly, but Downward Pressure to Remain

    Economy

    Oil prices pared early gains on Thursday despite US industry data showing a big drop in crude stocks last week, with investors sceptical that OPEC-led cuts will be enough to rebalance an oversupplied market . The bad news is USA crude production rose to 9.34 million bpd last week, up almost 500,000 bpd from a year ago. The African producer now cranks out around 830,000 barrels a day, a huge jump compared with the sub-300,000 barrels a day seen in last July.