Finance

by | September 28, 2017 | 00:21

Studies of similar plans produced by Mr. Trump and House Republicans have been projected to cost $3 trillion to $7 trillion over a decade. Trump intends to sell the proposal tomorrow as a populist "tax cut". A corporation in the 35 percent tax bracket repatriates $1 million of income earned overseas, it would owe $350,000 in USA tax. The group says the outline will allow workers to "keep more of their money", while simplifying the loophole-choked tax code and making USA companies more ...

by | September 26, 2017 | 00:25

Rival Walmart WMT recently increased its own minimum hourly wage, raising entry-level hourly pay to $10 a year ago; the company, which is the country's largest private employer, also raised wages to $9 an hour in 2015. The retail giant employs more than 300,000 hourly employees, both at stores and distribution centers. "We thought the timing was right as we move into the holiday season".

by | September 21, 2017 | 00:27

The BoE governor also said there are global factors that could justify United Kingdom policy tightening soon. Gertjan Vlieghe, one of the Monetary Policy Committee's staunchest advocates of lower-for-longer interest rates, helped propel the Pound to the top spot in the G10 performance table last week after he too told an audience that the time for a rate hike could be near.

by | September 18, 2017 | 00:35

Altomare was chasing her first LPGA Tour victory after playing the secondary Symetra Tour in recent years until regaining her card for the 2016 season. Kirk will start the final round just two shots off the lead after shooting a two-under-par 69 second round on Saturday to get to seven under. Ariya has missed the cut in three consecutive majors.

by | September 07, 2017 | 01:43

On May 21, 2014, the USA confirmed Fischer's appointment to the Federal Reserve Board of Governors. "Stan's keen insights, grounded in a lifetime of exemplary scholarship and public service, contributed invaluably to our monetary policy deliberations", Fed Chair Janet Yellen said in a statement .

by | September 04, 2017 | 11:27

Henderson shot her second-straight 5-under-par 67 yesterday and had the lead outright at 11-under thanks to an eagle two on the par-4 11th, but made a bogey on the par-3 16th to fall back into a tie at 10-under with Lewis and Chun. But for Lewis to go on to win her first event in three years on a week when doing so could help out her area tremendously? Lewis's round included three successive birdies on six, seven and eight, as she was joined in the lead at 10 under by two-time defending ...

by | September 01, 2017 | 01:52

Colonial Pipeline is shutting down a key line that supplies gasoline to the South due to refinery shutdowns and other impacts from Tropical Storm Harvey , meaning prices at the pump could rise even more in many states. By Saturday, he said gas prices in Toronto and southern Ontario will be up at least 17 or 18 cents total since the first indications last week that Harvey would cause major flooding in the Houston area.

by | August 29, 2017 | 00:35

Hurricane Harvey has caused a catastrophic flood in Houston , forcing about 2,000 people to flee. An 11:39 a.m. arrival, as well as a 9 p.m. arrival, on United Airlines to the Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport have been canceled. The runways at Houston Hobby were underwater as of 14:44 local time today, according to local reports. The storm also affected flights further inland in Texas.

by | August 25, 2017 | 01:25

KFC commissioned the development of a VR game where Colonel Sanders locks you in a Saw-style room, which can only be escaped through completing his "safely cook some chicken" puzzle. At least, that's what KFC or its marketing company would like you to believe. The real-life training took 25 minutes to achieve the same result. "KFC will provide yet another platform for training by bringing the VR simulation technology to its regional general manager training classes, quarterly franchise ...

by | August 25, 2017 | 01:25

Excluding one-time charges, the retailer lost $1.16 a share. The overall sales of same stores drop of 11.5% included a drop of 9.4% at Kmart locations and 13.2% at Sears locations. "The company's sales dropped from "softness in store traffic and elevated price competition in the retail industry", chief financial officer Rob Riecker explained in the retailer's scripted and pre-recorded quarterly conference call [ PDF ]".

by | August 21, 2017 | 08:21

The fired Northwestern University professor and Oxford University employee wanted in a bloody River North slaying have returned to Chicago following a nationwide manhunt . Mr Warren was suspended from his university job as senior treasury assistant after the body was found. He left his home on July 24 to fly to the USA without telling his family or long-term boyfriend.

by | August 18, 2017 | 00:24

The report further said the decision came after a meeting between Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman and Qatari royal family member Sheikh Abdullah bin Ali Al Thani. Saudi state media broke the news overnight. Saudi Arabia closed its land border and the other nations cut air and sea links. Saudi Arabia sealed Qatar's only land border.

by | August 17, 2017 | 10:34

As has become customary on these cargo flights, SpaceX landed its leftover booster back at Cape Canaveral shortly after liftoff, a key to its long-term effort to recycle rockets and reduce costs. The rocket is an improved version of Space X's Falcon 9 . CRS-12 will bring along approximately 6,000 pounds of cargo, with an unusually large 75% of that cargo being dedicated to to scientific research aboard the International Space Station ( ISS ).

by | August 16, 2017 | 15:20

Analysts polled by Reuters forecast that data would show US crude stockpiles fell for a seventh consecutive week, along with a probable drop in distillate and gasoline inventories. Oil extended its decline after the USA forecast record shale output next month and the International Energy Agency said OPEC producers face a long battle with American rivals.

by | August 15, 2017 | 00:25

The chief executive officer of multinational pharmaceutical company Merck has resigned from Donald Trump's American Manufacturing Council, following what he described as the USA president's failure to unequivocally condemn far right violence at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, West Virginia.

by | August 15, 2017 | 00:27

In a progression of instant messages with the FBI's witness, Varnell "asserted to have a fortification for when the world (or United States) fallen" and showed he was endeavoring to fabricate a group, the protest states. The fed - referred to in court documents as "the Professor" - posed as a bomb expert who wanted to help Varnell accomplish his plans, according to the court filing.

by | August 12, 2017 | 00:23

In 3.28pm trading in NY, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.15 percent, while the Nasdaq Composite Index declined 0.18 percent. The Dow finally ended 0.2 percent lower at 22,085.34 points. In overseas trading, stock markets across the Asia-Pacific region saw further downside during trading on Thursday. The index has fallen to its lowest intraday level in well over a month.

by | August 12, 2017 | 00:17

On Wednesday, almost 100 soldiers were sent to Saint-Bernard-de-Lacolle - just across the border from Champlain, New York - to erect heated tents to temporarily house as many as 500 people, the armed forces said in a statement. By doing so, they aim to skirt a 2004 agreement between Canada and the United States that forces most migrants to apply for asylum in the first country in which they arrive.

by | August 08, 2017 | 00:23

Sources said the mayor's plan caught the MTA off-guard. "A millionaires' tax would require some New Yorkers to pay, but the status quo requires literally millions of New Yorkers to pay in the form of lost wages, missed work and days ruined by breakdowns and delays".

by | August 05, 2017 | 00:20

Founder and CEO Elon Musk assured investors during an earnings call for the company's second-quarter of 2017 on Wednesday that that will not be the case. This is because unlike other Tesla models which are admittedly rather pricey, the Model 3 will be a slightly more affordable Tesla vehicle, meaning that those who have been coveting a Tesla , the Model 3 could be their gateway into the Tesla world.

by | August 01, 2017 | 22:48

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said Wednesday that Moscow would likely retaliate against the United States if the sanctions are imposed. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer derided as "laughable" Scaramucci's assertion that Trump could negotiate even tougher sanctions against Russian Federation.

by | August 01, 2017 | 22:50

High: Mid 80s to near 90 degrees. After 2 to 6 inches of rain fell across the area Friday through Saturday , we could use a few days to dry out. The pleasant weather pattern will continue through the midweek with high temperatures in the middle and low 80s and lows in the 70s and 60s.

by | July 29, 2017 | 00:28

Saturday is the flawless time to snag the color you've been longing for. You'll be thrilled to know then that Mac is giving away free, full-sized lipsticks to its loyal customers TOMORROW. As Refinery 29 points out, there is no purchase necessary in order to claim the free lipstick , but there is also no word as to how many people will be able to get their hands on this particular deal.

by | July 22, 2017 | 00:41

Friday reported dip in second-quarter profit and revenue on lackluster performance from its energy connections unit. Mr. Bornstein defended the timeline, saying it is a "big, big body of work", and that Mr. Revenue from its power business rose 5%, while health care rose 4% and aviation was flat. Of that total $242.6 billion is services backlog and $84.2 billion is equipment.

by | July 22, 2017 | 00:39

Musk isn't willing to stop with NY and D.C. The billionaire entrepreneur continued to tease his plans on Twitter , replying to another user asking about a potential hyperloop system in Texas. Musk first proposed the hyperloop-a system of reduced-pressure tubes that would hurtle people and packages long distances at super speeds - a almost 60-page public white paper in 2013.

by | July 21, 2017 | 00:31

Just as AlphaBay rose and became 10 times larger than Silk Road , FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe predicts there will be another dark web market to fill the void. "Of course not", the site answered, according to the complaint. This e-mail address was also included in the header of AlphaBay users who lost their passwords.

by | July 21, 2017 | 00:34

The retailer will also sell Alexa-enabled Kenmore air conditioner units on the e-commerce platform, the Tribune reports. Shares of Whirlpool have dropped 2.6% to $193.22 at 9:50 a.m. Now, the iconic retailer has made a decision to partner with the online giant. The period was boosted by the March sale of Craftsman to Stanley Black & Decker for $525 million.

by | July 20, 2017 | 00:39

Frontier now offers daily flights from Miami to Denver . "Frontier's low-priced service will provide our customers another option for easy and affordable access to dozens of destinations, including convenient connections to West Coast cities", Skip Miller, executive director of the Louisville Regional Airport Authority, said in a statement following Frontier's announcement.

by | July 19, 2017 | 00:31

The rating was maintained by JP Morgan on Tuesday, February 2 with "Overweight". On Monday, February 13 FRIERSON DANIEL K sold $241,486 worth of Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (NYSE:LPX) or 10,276 shares. They expect $0.44 EPS, down 46.99% or $0.39 from last year's $0.83 per share. AZN's profit will be $1.08 billion for 19.14 P/E if the $0.44 EPS becomes a reality.

by | July 14, 2017 | 00:31

The cancellation of the agreements, which allow the airlines to sell tickets on one another's flights as if it were its own, comes amid a tense dispute between USA airlines and their Middle Eastern rivals over allegations of illegal subsidies .