Friday April 20-th, 2018

Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay millions in talcum powder lawsuit Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay millions in talcum powder lawsuit

A record-setting verdict for mesothelioma linked to talcum powder came in 2016, when a Los Angeles Superior Court jury awarded Philip Depoian $18 million against cosmetic talc distributer Whittaker, Clark & Daniels. Stephen Lanzo said he has used J...

Trump wants 'level playing field' on Amazon, taxes: adviser Trump wants 'level playing field' on Amazon, taxes: adviser

The longer the period of the moving average, the smoother the price movement is. The stock holds an average trading capacity of 6.29M shares for the past three months. The company's P/E (price to earnings) ratio is 317.18 and Forward P/E ratio of 94....

United Kingdom rolls out sugar tax in battle against obesity United Kingdom rolls out sugar tax in battle against obesity

From now on, drinks with a sugar content higher than 5g per 100ml will be taxed 18p ($0.25) per liter, and drinks with 8g or more will be taxed 24p ($0.34). After months of discussion and debate, the sugar tax has now come into force in the UK. ...

Bon-Ton warns of mass layoff if company is not sold Bon-Ton warns of mass layoff if company is not sold

Paul Jadin, president of the Madison Region Economic Partnership, said the announcement by Bon-Ton is further evidence of the changing environment for brick and mortar retailers. The spokeswoman said talks regarding the sale of the chain are ongoing....

No one will win in a US-China trade war No one will win in a US-China trade war

You can follow global equity markets here . "We are not in a trade war with China". China responded in-kind, announcing their own 25% tariff on about $50 billion of additional US products including soybeans, cars, and chemicals. But in the long...

Momentum in U.S. jobs runs into a headwind Momentum in U.S. jobs runs into a headwind

A separate government report last month showed that there was almost one open job for every unemployed person, the lowest ratio on records dating back two decades. 'The Fed will be primarily focused on the increase in average hourly earnings, ' said ...

Sensex Tumbles 351 Points On Trade-war Worries; Nifty Dips Below 10150 Sensex Tumbles 351 Points On Trade-war Worries; Nifty Dips Below 10150

Earlier, the Trump administration proposed 25 percent tariffs on $50 billion worth of imports from China to protest Beijing's alleged theft of U.S. technology. While all the sectoral indices slumped, the S&P BSE auto index emerged as the sole gainer....

Sensex surges 400 pts ahead of RBI policy, Nifty gains 124 points Sensex surges 400 pts ahead of RBI policy, Nifty gains 124 points

This was its biggest single day gain since March 12 when it had rallied 610.80 points. The broader 50 shares Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) too shed 19.50 points (0.18 percent) to 10305.65. The reverse repo rate, at which it borrows f...

U.S. crude oil inventories decrease in past week U.S. crude oil inventories decrease in past week

The West Texas Intermediate for May delivery fell 0.14 US dollar to settle at 63.37 dollars a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange, while Brent crude for June delivery lost 0.10 dollar to close at 68.02 dollars a barrel on the London ICE Futu...

Drilling Down Into Amazon.com, Inc Drilling Down Into Amazon.com, Inc

Lourd Capital Llc increased its stake in Jpmorgan Chase & Co (JPM) by 196.84% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Stocks Pen (SP) makes sure to keep the information up to date and correct, but we didn't suggest or recommend bu...

Is a Is a "blue wave" washing over Wisconsin?

Walker, who's running for a third term this November, predicted that he'll be targeted by special interests who want to undo what he calls his "bold reforms". Wisconsin has been increasingly moving to the right. She was running for a seat now held ...

Customer records leaked on Panera ordering website Customer records leaked on Panera ordering website

In a blog post from Monday, Krebs noted that the security flaw meant customers' names, emails, addresses, birthdays, and the last four digits of their credit card numbers were not safeguarded for almost the a year ago. "Our investigation is continu...

Pennsylvania Sees Increase In Distracted-Driving Citations Pennsylvania Sees Increase In Distracted-Driving Citations

Distractions have three forms: visual , taking eyes off the road; manual , taking hands off the wheel; and cognitive , taking the mind off driving. Each time a driver is caught using a cellphone while driving it is two demerit points on their lice...

Antony Joshua vs. Joseph Parker: What we learned Antony Joshua vs. Joseph Parker: What we learned

Anthony Joshua added the WBO belt to his collection with victory over New Zealander Joseph Parker in Cardiff on Saturday. Joshua was taken the distance for the first time in his 21-fight professional career, having won his other 20 by knockou...

Walmart Inc (WMT) Exploring Deeper Partnership With Humana Walmart Inc (WMT) Exploring Deeper Partnership With Humana

During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.08 earnings per share. Humana's market cap is around $37 billion, which makes an acquisition hard. The business's revenue was up.5% on a year-over-year basis. IDXX's profit will ...

Apple May Ditch Intel And Start Using Their Own Chips Apple May Ditch Intel And Start Using Their Own Chips

Farmers National Bank bought 12,507 shares as the company's stock rose 9.61% while stock markets declined. Facebook Inc Classa now has $451.41 billion valuation. The company was maintained on Tuesday, January 30 by Citigroup. Among 37 analysts ...

Mark Zuckerberg calls Tim Cook's critique of Facebook "extremely glib"

Facebook launched Custom Audiences back in 2012 to let businesses upload hashed lists of their customers email addresses or phone numbers, allowing advertisers to target specific people instead of broad demographics. Whether Zuckerberg was being nai...

'The mass media has declared war on Jeremy Corbyn', says George Galloway 'The mass media has declared war on Jeremy Corbyn', says George Galloway

Lord Martin, who served as Speaker from 2000 - 2009, said he would have attended the demonstration but was unable to because of ill health. "I have not been attending parliament because I'm on sick leave, but if I had been there on Monday last week, ...

Russia Complains Of Aeroflot Plane Search In London Russia Complains Of Aeroflot Plane Search In London

Russia has summoned a slew of senior Western diplomats to tell them how many of their embassy officials it was expelling in a worsening stand-off with the West over the poisoning of a former Russian spy and his daughter in Britain. Moscow announced f...

Brad's forecast | Warm Friday, bitterly cold weekend Brad's forecast | Warm Friday, bitterly cold weekend

It was a spring-like day on Friday with temperatures near 60. Breezy, with an east wind 14 to 18 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 23 miles per hour. There's a 20 percent chance of precipitation. Rain may mix with the snow central and south...

Fact check: Trump's claims about Amazon's cost to taxpayers Fact check: Trump's claims about Amazon's cost to taxpayers

However, the president did not substantiate his accusation with evidence, and did not suggest any actions he would take. "I have stated my concerns with Amazon long before the Election", Trump tweeted Thursday. Some municipalities, however, have ...

Starbucks coffee must carry cancer warning in California, judge rules Starbucks coffee must carry cancer warning in California, judge rules

The 31-year-old voter-approved law requires businesses to warn consumers when they are exposed to one of approximately 900 state-listed chemicals . Acrylamide is one of the byproducts. "What feels slightly chemophobic about it is to focus on coff...

SpaceX Receives FCC Approval for Starlink Satellite Constellation SpaceX Receives FCC Approval for Starlink Satellite Constellation

The Federal Communications Commission approved an application by Elon Musk's SpaceX to provide broadband services using a new generation of low-Earth orbit satellite technologies. For one thing, SpaceX may have to deal with other satellite ...

ICICI Bank Limited (IBN) ICICI Bank Limited (IBN)

If the market value of the HTM bonds fall, banks don't need to make provisions. "But there's going to be continued volatility in the short term and a lot of it will depend on how the fundamental news flow comes out". Heading into the stock pr...

Barclays to pay $2B to settle fraud claims from 2000s housing crisis Barclays to pay $2B to settle fraud claims from 2000s housing crisis

The settlement makes Barclays the latest major bank to be sanctioned for crisis-era fraud almost a decade after the collapse of major NY financial institutions dealing in mortgage-backed derivatives sparked a global recession. British bank Barclays b...

Six year old free trade agreement overhauled by USA and South Korea Six year old free trade agreement overhauled by USA and South Korea

A year ago, he threatened to terminate the whole agreement, which was negotiated under President George W. Bush in 2007 but not ratified until five years later under President Barack Obama. However, it is not clear how the higher cap will immediately...

Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) EPS Estimated At $1.19 Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) EPS Estimated At $1.19

President Donald Trump , left, and Satya Nadella, Chief Executive Officer of Microsoft, center, listen as Jeff Bezos , Chief Executive Officer of Amazon , speaks during an American Technology Council roundtable. They expect $2.71 EPS, up 29.0...

Facebook to give users more control over personal information Facebook to give users more control over personal information

Barley has demanded a "comprehensive investigation" into whether German users were affected by the illegal use of information from millions of Facebook profiles during "electoral strategy" work by the company Cambridge Analytical for the U.S.

SoftBank and Saudi Arabia Planning Largest Solar Project Ever SoftBank and Saudi Arabia Planning Largest Solar Project Ever

A statement released past year in October by PIF revealed that a MoU had been signed to create the " Solar Energy Plan 2030 " which would happen through the Saudi Electricity Company (SEC). Saudi Arabia seeks to diversify the economy and reduce its...

Ireland expels Russian diplomat Ireland expels Russian diplomat

London, Mar 27 Ireland says it is expelling a Russian diplomat, joining more than 20 other nations in punishing Moscow for the poisoning of former spy Sergei Skripal. Earlier more than 25 countries, have expelled over 150 Russian diplomats in conne...

Walmart pulls Cosmopolitan from checkout line shelves Walmart pulls Cosmopolitan from checkout line shelves

Several others were put off by Walmart's justification of pulling the magazine in part to the #MeToo Movement that's now taking place. The National Center on Sexual Exploitation, founded in 1962 to combat pornography and sex trafficking, has also...

Kansas beats Duke for last spot in Final Four Kansas beats Duke for last spot in Final Four

The first half was tightly played with neither team gaining a lead of more than four points. According to online casino, Bovada.lv, which offers and sends out betting odds for all sports on a regular basis, the Jayhawks are a 13/4 favorite to win t...

United Kingdom seeks eleventh-hour assurances from Melrose on hostile GKN bid United Kingdom seeks eleventh-hour assurances from Melrose on hostile GKN bid

At a hearing on Tuesday, she asked the minister: "Why did it take until three days before shareholders have to vote on this bid for you to write to Melrose to get some assurances, which are frankly pretty limited and it's too late in the day now for ...

Finish Line Bought By JD Sports For $558 Million Finish Line Bought By JD Sports For $558 Million

At the same time, JD Sports will gain a strong foothold in the USA through the 930 FINL stores in the country. "It immediately offers a major presence in the USA, a clear next step to further increase our global scale". This provides an excellent...

Victoria firm AggregateIQ denies connection to Cambridge Analytica's improper Facebook data use Victoria firm AggregateIQ denies connection to Cambridge Analytica's improper Facebook data use

He then personally signed the ad. Brittany Kaiser, a business development director at the company from 2014 until earlier this year, said in an interview that Cambridge Analytica was carrying out data crunching and analysis work for Leave.EU, whi...

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