Monday October 23-rd, 2017

Stanley Fischer Announces Resignation From Federal Reserve Stanley Fischer Announces Resignation From Federal Reserve

His departure will remove an influential voice at a time when the central bank appears divided on the need to hike interest rates again this year despite lower-than-desired inflation. Yellen and Director of the National Economic Council Gary Cohn are...

False Information Behind Monaco Boos Claims Kylian Mbappe False Information Behind Monaco Boos Claims Kylian Mbappe

Having signed his first professional contract with the principality club he matured into a 26-goal striker last season as he helped Monaco land the Ligue 1 title and reach the Champions League semi-finals, leading to a call from PSG which he found to...

US to put 'Dreamers' on 6-month notice? US to put 'Dreamers' on 6-month notice?

If US President Donald Trump decides to terminate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA ) program with a six-month delay, it will cause a sharp divide within the Republican Party, US Congressman Henry Cuellar said in an interview on T...

Hardeep Singh Puri Gets Inducted Into Union Council Of Ministers Hardeep Singh Puri Gets Inducted Into Union Council Of Ministers

The ministry is implementing some of the flagship programmes of the Modi government, including the Smart City Mission, Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban), Swachh Bharat Abhiyan (Urban) and Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMR...

Spectators Sprayed With Burning Fuel During Burnout Competition, 12 Injured Spectators Sprayed With Burning Fuel During Burnout Competition, 12 Injured

The BBC reported that 12 people were injured when a driver's burnout spat flames at spectators and sent them scrambling for safety. The incident occurred at about 3.45pm during the Red CentreNATS event at Alice Springs Inland Dragway.

Merkel wants end to Turkey's European Union accession talks Merkel wants end to Turkey's European Union accession talks

Merkel, seeking a fourth term in office in Germany's September 24 election, said in a debate on Sunday it was clear that Turkey should not join the European Union, and that she would talk to other EU leaders about ending its stalled accession process...

Houston Kids Will Eat 3 Free Meals Daily for Rest of Year Houston Kids Will Eat 3 Free Meals Daily for Rest of Year

In an August 29 newsletter to Louisiana school districts, state education superintendent John White stated "it is likely that a significant number" of students will be coming to Louisiana schools from out of state. Two major school projects are now i...

Russian Federation says it has seen no positive impact from North Korea sanctions Russian Federation says it has seen no positive impact from North Korea sanctions

Following the test, Trump posted a series of tweets suggesting that the U.S. could use military force against North Korea . " North Korea has effectively established itself as a nuclear state". Until now, South Korea has pursued a path of dip...

Harvey affects at least $US23b in property Harvey affects at least $US23b in property

And detailed briefing information throughout the day yesterday talking to a lot of the people on the ground - that certain is a firsthand account". "Rather than giving to those other charitable organizations , find a family to give that money to", h...

Harvey brings new focus to flood insurance program Harvey brings new focus to flood insurance program

The total residential insured and uninsured flood loss for Hurricane Harvey could be between $25 billion and $37 billion, according to CoreLogic , a global property information, analytics and data-enabled solutions provider - and its estimates a...

North Korea may have conducted sixth nuclear test North Korea may have conducted sixth nuclear test

The country's Joint Chief of Staff said all South Korean troops have been put on high alert, with North Korea scheduled to commemorate its founding anniversary later this week, reports Yonhap News Agency. Talking is not the answer!" "The two lead...

Jewish Billionaire Donates 'Twice Chai' Millions to Help Houston Jewish Billionaire Donates 'Twice Chai' Millions to Help Houston

All administrative costs will be covered either by the OneStar Foundation or the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation, which means 100 percent of donations will go directly towards relief, recovery, and rebuilding. Michael Dell was born in 1965 in Hou...

Europe's gasoline exports set to surge on Harvey outages Europe's gasoline exports set to surge on Harvey outages

The average a week ago was $2.17. "This is going to be the worst thing the U.S. has seen in decades from an energy standpoint", said an East Coast market source, who did not want to be identified because he was not authorised to speak to the press....

Dr Reddy's Laboratories wins patent case in United States; scrip zooms 9.48% Dr Reddy's Laboratories wins patent case in United States; scrip zooms 9.48%

The average market share of Suboxone Film in the U.S. was 6% in 2016, it said, and it accounted for 80% of Indivior's total revenues previous year. The company, spun out of Reckitt Benckiser in 2014, said it would appeal against the DE court de...

Today's Brokerage Rating: American International Group, Inc. (AIG), Nutanix, Inc. (NTNX) Today's Brokerage Rating: American International Group, Inc. (AIG), Nutanix, Inc. (NTNX)

Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. FBN Securities upgraded the stock to "Outperform" rating in Friday, March 31 report. Nutanix Inc . (NASDAQ: NTNX ) had its target price hoisted by Morgan Stanley from $19.00 to $22.00 in a research report released on Frid...

FxWirePro: WTI to decline towards $44.5 as hurricane Harvey continues disruption FxWirePro: WTI to decline towards $44.5 as hurricane Harvey continues disruption

Prices at the pump haven't budged much - yet. Oil prices have dropped sharply this week even though FBE Energy estimates that the storm knocked out 780,000 barrels of Gulf of Mexico and Texas shale production. The global benchmark wasn't hit as hard ...

Uber board chooses head of Expedia to be company's new CEO Uber board chooses head of Expedia to be company's new CEO

A high stakes legal battle between Uber cofounder Travis Kalanick and one of the ride-hailing company's largest investors will now be fought behind closed doors. Uber now operates in hundreds of cities and more than 80 countries. "We have no indi...

South Korea's PMI remains in contraction in August South Korea's PMI remains in contraction in August

China's factories have continued their rebound, with activity expanding at a faster than expected pace while new orders have hit a three-year high. However, there has been a marked discrepancy in recent months between the PMI readings of the ma...

Oil prices soften as market assesses hurricane damage Oil prices soften as market assesses hurricane damage

Refinery shutdowns across Texas will mean less demand for crude oil , a dismal sign for those betting that a global glut of crude has abated in recent months. Higher gasoline prices could also support crude oil prices. "Gasoline, however, is a diffe...

Renualt Duster makes global debut - India launch next year Renualt Duster makes global debut - India launch next year

The new version of the compact SUV will be showcased at the 2017 Frankfurt Show. Horizontal bonnet crease lines draw out a robust picture. The cabin also gets a few door panels and centre console panels painted similar to the body colour of the aut...

New Bollywood face for Prabhas Saaho New Bollywood face for Prabhas Saaho

There has been no official confirmation on Mohanlal's participation in the film just yet but various reports claim the veteran has agreed to play a part which is nearly as important as the lead role played by Prabhas . That wish is apparently goin...

Colonial says fuel lines east of Lake Charles, La., operational Colonial says fuel lines east of Lake Charles, La., operational

Wilmington-based Go Energies, a company that specializes in fuel management software, hardware and consulting for commercial, government and emergency management agencies, released a statement to its customers Thursday morning updating the status...

Alexa and Cortana Hitching Up Alexa and Cortana Hitching Up

Cortana and Alexa both have unique and distinctive features i.e Cortana is integrated with Suite office- meaning its users can book a meeting, set reminders, and view upcoming calendars etc. Google and Apple wield massive reach via their oper...

3 groups vying for Toshiba's prized chip unit 3 groups vying for Toshiba's prized chip unit

Toshiba is the world's second-biggest maker of memory chips after Samsung. Despite frayed relations between Western Digital and Toshiba, one source familiar the matter said early this week that their discussions were in final stages, with Steve ...

Best Buy: $40 water in Houston was a 'big mistake' Best Buy: $40 water in Houston was a 'big mistake'

Hurricane Harvey has left hundreds of disgruntled consumers in its wake, who have lodged complaints of price gouging, Grit Post reported . 'This was a big mistake on the part of a few employees at one store on Friday, ' the spokesman said.

Gas prices jumped 20 cents overnight, higher costs ahead Gas prices jumped 20 cents overnight, higher costs ahead

Some of those were in Corpus Christi, where Austin receives much of its gasoline supply by way of pipeline. Those prices are expected to go back down once Hurricane Harvey subsides. But gasoline futures, which reflect wholesale prices and eventua...

Hurricane Harvey Rescuers Report Looters Shooting at Boats Hurricane Harvey Rescuers Report Looters Shooting at Boats

A lot of them are taking off from work. "I think the driving force to keep us going is the hugs, the kisses, the gratitude that we're shown". Team Rubicon's robust data collection and analysis is a sophisticated way of maintaining communications an...

Trump to overturn Obama's ban on military equipment for police Trump to overturn Obama's ban on military equipment for police

The Task Force on 21st Century Policing added that "the appearance of a military operation" to police mass demonstrations is a tactic that "could undermine civilian trust". The program will also give police access to bulletproof vests, riot shields a...

Second Quarter GDP Upwardly Revised from 2.6% to 3.0% Second Quarter GDP Upwardly Revised from 2.6% to 3.0%

The increase in real GDP in the second quarter reflected positive contributions from PCE, nonresidential fixed investment, exports, federal government spending, and private inventory investment that were partly offset by negative contributions from r...

Khosrowshahi says he's 'scared' about new role as Uber CEO Khosrowshahi says he's 'scared' about new role as Uber CEO

Uber now has vacancies for several key positions including a CFO (officially), chief operating officer, chief marketing officer, general counsel and senior vice president of engineering. "I'm glad to see that Uber has heeded my call and reinstated a ...

Gilead to buy Kite Pharma for about $12 billion Gilead to buy Kite Pharma for about $12 billion

It has underperformed by 46.26% the S&P500. Buckingham Capital Mngmt has invested 0.32% in Gilead Sciences , Inc. Nexus Investment Management Inc. now owns 253,166 shares of the biopharmaceutical company's stock worth $17,195,000 after buying an add...

Amazon slashes grocery prices as Whole Foods deal closes Amazon slashes grocery prices as Whole Foods deal closes

Major supermarket chains and grocery sellers, including Kroger Co, Sprouts Farmers Market Inc, Supervalu Inc, Costco Wholesale Corp and Wal-Mart Stores Inc, already were grappling with growing pricing pressure when Whole Foods and Amazon anno...

German students win Hyperloop Pod competition after reaching 200 miles per hour German students win Hyperloop Pod competition after reaching 200 miles per hour

The SpaceX Hyperloop Pod competition has a victor: 30 students representing the Technical University of Munich (TUM) from Germany, who call themselves WARR Hyperloop , the German acronym for the school's Scientific Workgroup for Rocketry and Space F...

SC verdict accords protection to Muslim personal laws: AIMPLB SC verdict accords protection to Muslim personal laws: AIMPLB

However, others felt that the court's judgement is just a start for the fight towards equality for Muslim women, Speaking with DNA, Barkha (name changed on request) said, "There are men who see females as a commodity and not as human". "This is a h...

Sears to Shut More Kmart Stores Sears to Shut More Kmart Stores

Route 224 closed in spring 2016. Sears shut down its store in the Bradley Square Mall in Cleveland and other outlets in Athens, Sweetwater and Maryville in East Tennessee past year. Thursday's announcement will raise the number of closed Sears ...

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