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Business Markets end at closing highs, Nifty finishes above 10600-mark
Author: 0 Markets end at closing highs, Nifty finishes above 10600-mark

A cut in FY18 GDP growth estimate by CSO did not impact the movement since it was overtly conservative. "The sentiment also seems to be optimistic ahead of the earnings season", said Karthikraj Lakshmanan, Senior Fund Manager - Equities, BNP Paribas Mutual Fund .

Business BBC's China editor resigns over gender pay gap dispute
Author: 0 BBC's China editor resigns over gender pay gap dispute

The corporation published a series of pay reviews and audits in October which concluded that men were being paid 9.3% more than women at the BBC on average - far less than the United Kingdom average of 18.1% - and that there is "no systemic discrimination against women" at the corporation.

Business FCC Chairman Ajit Pai Backs Out of a Planned Appearance at CES
Author: 0 FCC Chairman Ajit Pai Backs Out of a Planned Appearance at CES

While Pai's policies, particularly the recent reversal of 2015 net neutrality rules, are exceedingly unpopular amongst many CES exhibitors and attendees, his panel was set to be moderated by Consumer Technology Association president Gary Shapiro, who supported the FCC's decision to scrap rules that regulated broadband companies.

Business Gas prices expected to rise in 2018
Author: 0 Gas prices expected to rise in 2018

The average household is expected to spend $1,898 on gas throughout 2018, an increase of about $130 over a year ago. According to an annual report published by GasBuddy , when you extrapolate for the entire country, the increase represents an extra $25 billion in fuel spending over 2017-for a total bill of $364.6 billion spent on gasoline.

Business Planes Collide at Toronto Pearson and JFK
Author: 0 Planes Collide at Toronto Pearson and JFK

Despite the panic, passengers were able to get off the plane and inside the terminal quickly with the help of airport staff, Mallet said. No passengers or crew were hurt, but Beverly MacDonald, a spokesperson for the Greater Toronto Airports Authority, said an airport firefighter was hospitalized with unspecified injuries.

Business We're slowing! Jaitley accepts reality, cuts FY18 GDP growth projection to 6.5%
Author: 0 We're slowing! Jaitley accepts reality, cuts FY18 GDP growth projection to 6.5%

The practice of releasing advance GDP growth data began past year when the government shifted the Union Budget presentation to February 1 from the end of February. Power and hotels are the only two sectors that will grow at faster rates of 7.5% and 8.7%. The CSO estimate is lower than the 6.7 pc growth forecast of the Reserve Bank of India.

Business Girl Scout Cookie sales under way
Author: 0 Girl Scout Cookie sales under way

Buyers can order their favorites along with S'mores which debuted past year. The Girl Scouts of the U.S. is unveiling a major. Eight varieties of cookies are offered this year: Thin Mints, Samoas , Tagalongs, Trefoils, Do-Si-Dos, Savannah Smiles, gluten-free Toffe-tastic and Girl Scout S'mores.

Author: 0 Vanguard Information Technology ETF (VGT) Rises 0.899% for Jan 5

Several other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of the stock. The Index measures a spectrum of public, investment-grade, taxable, fixed-income securities in the United States, including government, corporate and worldwide dollar-denominated bonds, as well as mortgage-backed and asset-backed securities, all with maturities of more than one year.

Business 'Tiger Zinda Hai' on course to beat 'Bajrangi Bhaijaan'
Author: 0 'Tiger Zinda Hai' on course to beat 'Bajrangi Bhaijaan'

But the real test of any film is its weekday performance and Jumanji proved its worth in Indian market by amassing Rs 6 crore, down by a mere 8-9 percent. Tiger Zinda Hai is Salman's 12th consecutive Rs 100-crore film and his fifth film to enter Rs 200-crore club. "#TigerZindaHai is Yash Raj's HIGHEST GROSSER so far".

Business DeWanda Wise to star in Captain Marvel
Author: 0 DeWanda Wise to star in Captain Marvel

The film will be directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck directing with Kevin Feige producing. Captain Marvel has been said to start filming some time this month for its March 8, 2019 release. So could DeWanda Wise be playing Monica Rambeau? Let us know in the comments! She can then use that energy as her superpower. She is now fresh off a role in She's Gotta Have It on Netflix, but no word on who she is playing is available at this time.

Business Apple's latest acquisition will bolster its tools for app developers
Author: 0 Apple's latest acquisition will bolster its tools for app developers

As for how the overall app economy is doing, Apple notes that iOS developers over the last 12 months raked in $26.5 billion, a figure which is 30% higher than what iOS developers earned in 2016. All told, the App Store has more than 500 million visits per week from users worldwide. Services, which include revenues from Internet Services, App store, Apple Music, AppleCare, Apple Pay, licensing and other services, surged 34% year over year to almost $8.5 billion in the last quarter.

Author: 0 What the Insider Data Suggests About Marathon Oil Corporation (MRO)

It has outperformed by 3.62% the S&P500. New York State Common Retirement Fund owned approximately 0.20% of Murphy Oil worth $9,172,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. It fall, as 52 investors sold MPC shares while 292 reduced holdings. 45 funds opened positions while 90 raised stakes. 380.18 million shares or 0.85% less from 383.45 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.

Author: 0 Charles Schwab Corp (SCHW) Rating Reiterated by Bank of America Corp

Proshare Advsrs Ltd Liability Company invested in 503,361 shares or 0.41% of the stock. The total amount of shares outstanding is 1.36B, giving the company a market capitalization of about 69.89B. (NASDAQ:PENN). Comerica Bancorporation invested in 0.01% or 74,817 shares. Cibc Commercial Bank Usa has invested 0.41% of its portfolio in Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM).

Business Australia legalizes medicinal cannabis exports
Author: 0 Australia legalizes medicinal cannabis exports

Cann Group ended the day up 35 percent; AusCann Group rose almost 54 percent; and BOD Australia closed up about 39 percent. Bod Australia hit record highs, up 25.6 per cent to 54 cents, after inking a manufacturing and commercialisation agreement with pharmaceutical company iX Biopharma Limited to develop a cannabis wafer product.

Business Alaska Airlines flight grounded after rats spotted jumping aboard
Author: 0 Alaska Airlines flight grounded after rats spotted jumping aboard

The airline has determined that the aircraft had turned around due to a mechanical issue, according to the Associated Press reports, although it's unclear how the issue was, if at all, related to the odor. "I understand potentially eating wires and stuff, but I think the rat would have left us alone", Hintz told KOIN 6 News . For the inconvenience, she said, she was given a $12 food voucher and a new flight to San Francisco.

Author: 0 Ripple Retreats as Coinbase Denies New Coin Listing Rumors

The market capitalization of ripple is $121 billion while ethereum's market cap is little less than $100 billion on Saturday. Transferring via XRP instead of Dollars or another currency is cheaper, and the entire process takes a maximum of four seconds - compared to the hours or even days of traditional methods.

Author: 0 Passenger's poop forces United Airlines flight to make unscheduled landing

The plane was grounded for maintenance. United Airlines spokesman Charlie Hobart says 245 passengers were aboard the flight, which is set to depart Anchorage on Friday. Other passengers were provided hotel accommodations while the Airline was working to get customers to their destinations "as quickly as possible". No one was injured during the incident, KTUU reports.

Business Flights cancelled as severe storm hits eastern US
Author: 0 Flights cancelled as severe storm hits eastern US

Kennedy International Airport. The Associated Press reported late Wednesday that airlines nationwide had already canceled 500 USA flights on Wednesday as the storm socked the Southeast, and many more will be scuttled Thursday as the brunt of the winter weather is expected to hit the Northeast.

Author: 0 Intel CEO sold shares before disclosure of chip security flaw

A security flaw in microprocessors developed by Intel and other companies could allow hackers to gain access to sensitive data, including passwords and other personal data. Krzanich was appointed chief executive and elected a member of the board of directors on 16 May 2013. The security researchers at Google Project Zero opened the box of Pandora when they found out about a slew of new vulnerabilities that have impacted every Intel processor shipped over a decade.

Author: 0 Two planes collide at Toronto airport

WestJet said on Twitter that the Boeing 737-800 plane had 168 guests and six crew onboard, and had arrived in Toronto via Cancun. Video showed a fire near the Sunwing plane's tail and WestJet passengers sliding down emergency chutes. Sunwing said its plane was being towed by its ground handling service provider at the time and there were no passengers or crew on board. "Emergency crews were on hand and responded immediately", the airline tweeted.

Business Netflix To Join Internet Association's Efforts To Preserve Net Neutrality
Author: 0 Netflix To Join Internet Association's Efforts To Preserve Net Neutrality

Legal challenges to the decision have surfaced since, with a number of Attorney Generals and Congressmen from various US states voicing their opposition to the bill, and some plans to file suit against the repeal. Friday's announcement foreshadows a barrage of lawsuits on net neutrality that could soon drop. The FCC's new rules, which were championed by President Trump-appointed Chairman Ajit Pai, lift the restrictions that prevented internet providers from speeding up or slowing down ...

Business After nationwide search, Texas girls found safe
Author: 0 After nationwide search, Texas girls found safe

We are relieved and thankful that the two missing girls have been found. CPS is working with law enforcement to determine the best placement for them to ensure their safety and give them the help they need to recover from this ordeal. The search began after Round Rock police were called out to a home in the 2600 block of Leslie Court on Sunday to do a welfare check. Lulu is described as a white female, approximately 4 feet, 5 inches tall and 75 pounds with very curly brown hair.

Business Taco Bell to debut Nacho Fries
Author: 0 Taco Bell to debut Nacho Fries

The Nacho Fries' $1 price point is for a limited time, the company said. According to a press release, Taco Bell's fries are dusted with seasoning and served not with boring old ketchup but with the same queso dipping sauce you usually get with your side order of chips.

Business IPhone battery substitute minimize to B1,000
Author: 0 IPhone battery substitute minimize to B1,000

The class action details a longstanding issue with iPhone performance, leading up to Apple's installation of the performance-docking feature in iOS updates. Apple said the low price will be effective through the end of the year. If you see your device has poor battery health, your phone is highly likely to be affected by the iOS changes.

Business Spotify Sued for $1.6 Billion Over Tom Petty, Doors Songs
Author: 0 Spotify Sued for $1.6 Billion Over Tom Petty, Doors Songs

Spotify , which is based in Sweden, did not respond to a request for comment Wednesday outside of regular business hours. Wixen says in its lawsuit that Spotify's proposal doesn't go almost far enough, and accuses Spotify of disregarding its obligations to publishers in its initial "race to be first to market".

Business Feces-smearing passenger prompts flight diversion: Authorities
Author: 0 Feces-smearing passenger prompts flight diversion: Authorities

A United Airlines flight had to be rerouted to Anchorage, Alaska Thursday night due to a passenger "smearing feces everywhere", KTVA reports . According to KTVA-TV, United Airlines flight 895 had to make the emergency stop at Ted Stevens International Airport in Anchorage on January 4.

Business City's unemployment rate 5.9 per cent in December
Author: 0 City's unemployment rate 5.9 per cent in December

Meanwhile, Statistics Canada reported Friday the unemployment rate for Canada dropped to 5.7 per cent in December, which is its lowest mark since comparable data became available in 1976. In December 2016, the unemployment rate was 6.9 per cent, the report said. Health care added 300,000 jobs, less than the 2016 increase of 379,000.

Business Irn Bru Fans Are Panic Buying Ahead of a Recipe Change
Author: 0 Irn Bru Fans Are Panic Buying Ahead of a Recipe Change

The drinks giant has tried to allay fears over the change, claiming their tests show most people can't tell the difference. Irn-Bru: Made in Scotland from girders. It is estimated that cutting the amount of sugar in soft drinks by 40 per cent would stop 1.5 million people from becoming obese, a condition linked to a string of serious diseases, including heart disease, cancer, diabetes, stroke, asthma, osteoarthritis and depression.

Business Constellation Brands posts 21% profit increase in its third quarter
Author: 0 Constellation Brands posts 21% profit increase in its third quarter

The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, April 3 with "Buy". Deutsche Bank upgraded Noble Energy, Inc. (NYSE: STZ ) rating on Thursday, September 17. PEG ratio for Constellation Brands, Inc .is just at 1.72, a level that is slightly below sector at 1.83. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Friday, June 16 by RBC Capital Markets.