Saturday October 21-st, 2017

US Unemployment Rate Falls to 16-Year Low US Unemployment Rate Falls to 16-Year Low

Another figure that reflects less than full employment is the labor force participation rate , which was 62.9 percent in July, and the employment to population ratio, at 60.2 percent. Similarly, what will happen to the number working part-time for...

Trump touts new factories after W.Va. rally Trump touts new factories after W.Va. rally

The pair will invest $1.6 billion to build a factory in the United States to produce cross-over models and Toyota's Corolla sedan starting from 2021. From Mazda's point of view, building cars in the U.S. for the USA will help the brand's growth. ...

Why Tesla Shares Are Rising Even As Its Losses Widen

In its earnings letter for 2017 Q2, the company revealed how the process will work, TechCrunch reported. The company has never made more than 100,000 cars in a year, and its previous two models faced significant delays and production problems.

Pound Australian Dollar Exchange Rate Extends Gains Ahead of BoE Vote Pound Australian Dollar Exchange Rate Extends Gains Ahead of BoE Vote

Matthew Brittain, investment analyst at Sanlam UK, said: "This marginally more dovish sentiment has no doubt been helped by the departure of long-time hawk Kristin Forbes, and puts the BoE firmly back on track to its "slow and steady" normalisation a...

Census 2016: Single, same-sex and childless Census 2016: Single, same-sex and childless

The latest census figures released by Statistics Canada show people living alone accounted for 28.2 per cent of all households across the country. Canadians' lives at home have evolved since Confederation, when large rural families consisting of a ...

New Jersey Gas Prices Rise for Third Straight Week New Jersey Gas Prices Rise for Third Straight Week

It's the second consecutive week of increases in MI. AAA officials say by the end of August, prices could surpass the current national high of $2.72 a gallon. The least-expensive averages could be found in Pensacola ($2.24), Tallahassee ($2.25), an...

French Airport Worker Punched Passenger With Baby After 13-Hour Delay French Airport Worker Punched Passenger With Baby After 13-Hour Delay

EasyJet Flight EZY2122 was scheduled to depart from Nice for a journey to Luton Airport in London, but had been delayed for 12 hours, causing numerous passengers to become verbally frustrated by the situation. "We are taking this up with Nice...

Tomi Lahren Debates Chelsea Handler at Politicon 2017 Tomi Lahren Debates Chelsea Handler at Politicon 2017

If you don't know who Tomi Lahren is, just think of Ann Coulter and imagine her 30 years younger. In short, Lahren believes Obamacare is awful for this country. Twitter joined in the criticism of Lahren, reports the Daily Mail. "Well luckily...

Elon Musk confirms Tesla Model 3 performance version coming next year Elon Musk confirms Tesla Model 3 performance version coming next year

Baird in a research report issued on Wednesday, July 5th. As per reports, and the global production efforts, Model 3 in not expected to launch in India this year or next year . But due to the change in polarity rule, the moving average will be a...

Judge orders FAA to consider whether seat size influences safety Judge orders FAA to consider whether seat size influences safety

The ruling found that the FAA had no "reasonable basis" for refusing to consider airline seat size and passenger space. But if it doesn't do so, the judges says, the FAA must provide evidence as to why the rules are not necessary. "We are studying ...

Newspaper: IS claims attack on Iraq embassy in Kabul Newspaper: IS claims attack on Iraq embassy in Kabul

Also, IS said only two of its followers were involved in the attack , not four as Kabul officials said, adding to the conflicting reports. Danish told AP that there were no casualties among the police or civilians, but one policeman was wounded....

GE CEO Immelt In Running for Uber Leadership Role GE CEO Immelt In Running for Uber Leadership Role

But with revenues dropping 13 per cent in its most recent quarter , HPE is not without its challenges, and Whitman clearly believes she has unfinished business at the NYSE-listed vendor. Immelt had last month said that he was stepping down as c...

Employee fired after posting photos of a disgusting McDonald's kitchen Employee fired after posting photos of a disgusting McDonald's kitchen

According to BuzzFeed , Nick was recently instructed by a manager to refill the ice cream machine when he spilled some of the dessert. Quick to respond, McDonald's released a statement writing: "We are committed to running great restaurants th...

Trump Taps Kansas' Brownback for At-Large Ambassadorship Trump Taps Kansas' Brownback for At-Large Ambassadorship

Sam Brownback to the office of Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom . As a Senator, Mr. Brownbackfocused on religious freedom issues and he helped craft the 1998 law that created the ambassador post he is set to fill.

8 out of 10 cars made in the UK are exported 8 out of 10 cars made in the UK are exported

It marks the third consecutive month of decline and a 2.9 per cent drop in year-to-date production figures. In the first quarter of the year, rosy production figures appeared to have Britain on course to overtake the 1972 all-time record of 1.92 mi...

American Electric Power to invest $4.5bn to buy 2GW wind farm American Electric Power to invest $4.5bn to buy 2GW wind farm

AEP is asking state regulators for approval to build the power line and to purchase the electricity and distribute it through subsidiaries Public Service Co. When complete, Wind Catcher is expected to be the second-largest wind farm in the world. "...

USA seeks new inspections on Iranian military sites USA seeks new inspections on Iranian military sites

Iran and six world powers, namely Britain, China, France, Germany, Russia and the United States, reached an agreement on the Iranian nuclear issue in July 2015, which put Tehran on the path of sanctions relief but with more strict limits on its nucle...

Cryptocurrency exchange BTC-e fined $110M for violating AML laws Cryptocurrency exchange BTC-e fined $110M for violating AML laws

Vinnik "obtained" funds from the hack of Mt. Gox and laundered them through BTC-e and Tradehill , another San Francisco-based exchange he owned, they said in the statement. According to the indictment , numerous withdrawals from BTC-e administr...

Amazon officially enters Southeast Asia, launches Prime Now in Singapore Amazon officially enters Southeast Asia, launches Prime Now in Singapore

The way it works here is the more you cash out, the faster you'll receive your order. There are several delivery options given: For orders below SG$40 (£22.3, $29.5), users pay a S$5.99 delivery fee; orders above SG$40 are delivered free in a two-h...

Here's how much it cost the government to make Rs 2000 notes Here's how much it cost the government to make Rs 2000 notes

A report in the Economic Times had suggested that eight months after demonetisation, there was a drop in the circulation of Rs 2,000 notes. "When 200 rupee note will be introduced it will ease out currency availability", said top official from ...

AstraZeneca revenue down as key drugs lose patent protection AstraZeneca revenue down as key drugs lose patent protection

The results as well as the outcome of the MYSTIC trial follow recent media reports that Soriot might be headed for generics drugmaker Teva . The combination of durvalumab and tremelimumab failed to extend PFS compared with first-line chemother...

Diesel and petrol ban a 'diversionary tactic', environmental law firm says Diesel and petrol ban a 'diversionary tactic', environmental law firm says

Sweden's Volvo Car Group said that by 2019 all of its cars will have an electric motor , while BMW AG will build an electric version of its iconic Mini compact car in Britain . The government says 4% of Britain's major roads are in breach of ...

Amazon's Jeff Bezos replaces Bill Gates as the world's richest Amazon's Jeff Bezos replaces Bill Gates as the world's richest

The only others to surpass Gates as the world's richest person were Buffet and Mexican business mogul Carlos Slim. Amazon shares slipped some two percent to US$1,024.99 in after-market trades that followed released of the earnings figures t...

ONS study highlights 'shrinkflation' in chocolate bars ONS study highlights 'shrinkflation' in chocolate bars

Chocolate bars, toilet rolls, coffee and fruit juice are all among the 2,529 products now being sold in smaller packet sizes, with 614 products getting larger between 2012 and 2017. Toblerone made the news late previous year when its United States p...

Two gendarmes killed in B/H Far North attack today Two gendarmes killed in B/H Far North attack today

Mr. Modu said of the abducted persons, the troops were able to rescue four Civilian-JTF members, two NNPC personnel and a staff of the University of Maiduguri. UNIMAID spokesman, Danjuma Gambo, also confirmed the abduction and said the institution wa...

Asian tech giants invest $2.5 billion in taxi-hailing service Grab Asian tech giants invest $2.5 billion in taxi-hailing service Grab

South-east Asia - on the cusp of an Internet commerce boom - remains a wide-open field that could prove pivotal if Uber is to sustain growth beyond the United States and Europe. The company said on Monday it has 95 percent of third-party taxi-hai...

Barnes & Noble Education, Inc (BNED) Saw a 52-Week High Barnes & Noble Education, Inc (BNED) Saw a 52-Week High

That process might be costly and take time to unfold, but at the end of last quarter, Barnes & Noble still had the vast majority of a $750 million credit facility available to help fund its turnaround. The business had revenue of $342.80 million duri...

More than 2500 products subject to shrinkflation, says ONS More than 2500 products subject to shrinkflation, says ONS

Over the same period, 614 products had become larger between 2012 and 2017. In an analysis of the phenomenon known as "shrinkflation", the ONS explores whether these dwindling portions are making life more expensive. The European import price of su...

Trump Claims 'New York Times' Foiled Bid to Kill IS Chief Trump Claims 'New York Times' Foiled Bid to Kill IS Chief

Fox News used an interview from General Tony Thomas who blamed a prominent national newspaper for exposing Baghdadi's whereabouts causing the lead to go dead a week later. Fox News has updated the report on its website and attached the letter. T...

Mercedes, Audi move to address diesel emission concerns Mercedes, Audi move to address diesel emission concerns

They were under fire after several government studies showed that diesel cars, once promoted as environmentally friendly, frequently pollute much more than advertised. Daimler tried to get ahead of things this week by recalling 3 million diesel vehi...

International Monetary Fund revises up China's economic growth forecasts on likely high government spending International Monetary Fund revises up China's economic growth forecasts on likely high government spending

Despite cutting the economic growth outlook for the USA and United Kingdom, the International Monetary Fund kept its global growth forecast unchanged on expectations the euro zone and Japanese growth would accelerate. "Rich market valuations and ve...

Bank of America to move post-Brexit operations to Dublin Bank of America to move post-Brexit operations to Dublin

Earlier this week, Morgan Stanley and Citigroup Inc, two other big United States banks, signaled they would choose Frankfurt as a new hub following Brexit, which is expected to take effect in 2019. "While we await further clarity around the Brexit ...

Australian Police Link Takata Air Bag To Death Australian Police Link Takata Air Bag To Death

Australian police on Friday said that a faulty Takata air bag subject to a worldwide recall was likely what killed a man in a vehicle crash last week, the first death in the country linked to the air bags. "The vehicle involved, a 2007 Honda CR-V, wa...

Online payments company Paysafe receives £2.9bn approach from Blackstone and CVC Online payments company Paysafe receives £2.9bn approach from Blackstone and CVC

In the past few weeks alone, Nordic Capital has sold the Swedish payments firm Bambora for €1.5bn; Worldline agreed a deal to acquire Digital River World Payments; and Worldpay accepted an offer to be taken over by United States technology firm Vanti...

200 jobs at risk as Morgan Stanley 'chooses Frankfurt as European Union hub' 200 jobs at risk as Morgan Stanley 'chooses Frankfurt as European Union hub'

The bank, which now employs 700 Irish staff across two bases in Dublin, said it would grow its workforce to support clients across the EU. To view the full article, register now. Although Deutsche Bank will not need to set up a new subsidiary on th...

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