Economy

Walmart to remove Cosmopolitan magazine from checkout lines

Walmart to remove Cosmopolitan magazine from checkout lines The retailer says it will still sell the magazine, but you will have to look in the magazine section instead of the checkout line. "We applaud Walmart and also call on our supporters and those in our coalition to monitor Walmart's progress as it works to implement this pivotal policy change", Hawkins added. [Full Article...]

Why Regulating Facebook May Be Unrealistic

Why Regulating Facebook May Be Unrealistic Mozilla's ad spend on Facebook is rather modest , and the monetary impact of its decision is likely to be minimal. Facebook is a huge social media platform. The tactics used by researchers to gather the Facebook data weren't illegal, didn't violate Facebook's terms at the time, and don't constitute a data break or hack, according to professors in Northeastern's College of Computer and ... [Full Article...]

United Kingdom proposes deposit scheme for drink containers

United Kingdom proposes deposit scheme for drink containers The scheme will cover single-use glasses, plastic bottles, steel and aluminum cans and will require an increase in prices at establishments. Since a DPR scheme was introduced in Germany in 2009 nearly all of the plastic bottles in the country (99%) are recycled. [Full Article...]

Anushka Sharma features in Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia List

Anushka Sharma features in Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia List Despite a challenging environment, young Pakistanis are increasingly looking to make a difference in their country and they're likely to be successful, too. Syed Faizan is a 24 years old entrepreneur who is also a solution-driven social activist. Neurostic also provides low-priced prosthetic services for amputees in the developing countries having little or no access to rehabilitation facilities. [Full Article...]

Fed up with Facebook? Here's how to fix your online privacy

Fed up with Facebook? Here's how to fix your online privacy In the days since the Cambridge Analytica revelations broke, Facebook has faced an unusually strong outpouring of discontent from its users . Apparently, it was not, and may have been exploited to help Donald Trump's 2016 campaign, including tests of anti-establishment messages such as "deep state" and "drain the swamp". [Full Article...]

Oracle wins latest round in high-stakes software infringement case

Oracle wins latest round in high-stakes software infringement case Mirae Asset Global Investments who had been investing in Oracle Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $188.99B market cap company. Robert W. Baird has "Outperform" rating and $44 target. The rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity with "Buy" on Friday, December 15. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, October 19 by Stifel Nicolaus. [Full Article...]

Volkswagen T-Roc Cabriolet will arrive in 2020

Currently, Volkswagen Osnabrück assembles the Volkswagen Tiguan and the Porsche Cayman . The new drop-top T-Roc will be a spiritual successor to the VW Golf Cabriolet, which was quietly dropped from the brand's United Kingdom line-up back in 2016. [Full Article...]

City of Burnaby taking Trans Mountain pipeline fight to Supreme Court

City of Burnaby taking Trans Mountain pipeline fight to Supreme Court The National Energy Board recently issued permits to Kinder Morgan for a tunnel through Burnaby Mountain to keep a section of the pipeline expansion away from populated areas. Kinder Morgan Canada Ltd. had been granted permission to get permits directly from the NEB because Burnaby hadn't cooperated in granting local construction permits for the project. [Full Article...]

Damages reported in eastern Indonesia after powerful quake in Papua New Guinea

Damages reported in eastern Indonesia after powerful quake in Papua New Guinea Four people in the provincial capital, Mendi, were killed when their house collapsed on them and three were killed when their home was struck by a landslide, Powi said. A landslide cutting of the tambul mendi road following a 7.5 quake. The quake was not expected to generate a tsunami, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre said. [Full Article...]

Tesla shares plunge on mounting Model 3 doubts, crash probe

Tesla shares plunge on mounting Model 3 doubts, crash probe The agency also said it was unclear if the car's automated control system was active at the time of crash. The California Highway Patrol said that the man was traveling south in the carpool lane when the Tesla hit a freeway barrier. The bond rating company also downgraded the company's 2025 notes to Caa1, from B3, thanks to "the junior position of the notes relative to the company's $1.9 billion... [Full Article...]

Ex-Cambridge Analytica employee names Congress as client

He also acknowledged that India is a huge country with many different states having regional elections at different times and hinted that it was a lucrative market for the data firm. Rahul Gandhi had been trying to divert attention. "Rahul Gandhi needs to apologise to the nation for trying to subvert India's election process using the Brahmastra of Cambridge Analytica", Prasad told the reporters... [Full Article...]

Microsoft and the $1 Trillion Market Cap Race

Microsoft and the $1 Trillion Market Cap Race It has underperformed by 12.65% the S&P500. Smith Salley & Associates decreased its stake in Microsoft Corp (MSFT) by 6.37% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Among 35 analysts covering Chevron Corporation ( NYSE:CVX ), 26 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 36% are positive. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have give... [Full Article...]

Brookfield Property to take over United States mall operator GGP for $15.3 billion

Brookfield Property to take over United States mall operator GGP for $15.3 billion For each GGP share, GGP shareholders can choose to receive either $23.50 in cash; or a choice between one BPY unit or a share of a newly created U.S. Brookfield Asset Management will guarantee BPR's shareholder rights to exchange their shares for a BPY unit or cash equivalent of a BPY unit. "We are pleased to have reached this agreement, which we believe is in the best interests of GGP and our... [Full Article...]

Belfast rape trial: Jury ends first day of deliberations

Belfast rape trial: Jury ends first day of deliberations Judge Smyth noted different accounts she disclosed in the hours after the incident, which included texting her friends with varying versions of how many men raped her, not telling the Brook Clinic that there had been forced oral sex, not telling police from the outset a woman had walked into the bedroom, and also differing accounts concerning when Blane McIlroy came into the room. [Full Article...]

Wrong turn: Uber driver gets stuck on steps

The driver, who asked to remain anonymous, said he was on his way to pick up a rider when he took a wrong turn. Naturally, after making the supremely embarrassing move, the first thing the Uber driver did was blame Uber's navigation system for leading the auto down the pedestrian stairway. [Full Article...]

Gotham Asset Management LLC Increases Stake in Time Warner Inc (TWX)

Global Thematic Partners Llc sold 391,028 shares as the company's stock declined 5.61% while stock markets rallied. Robinson Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Dreyfus Mun Income Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $165.14 million market cap company. [Full Article...]

Waiter Fired For Being 'Aggressive And Disrespectful' Blames His 'French Culture'

Waiter Fired For Being 'Aggressive And Disrespectful' Blames His 'French Culture' He will have the opportunity to plead his case in an upcoming hearing, according to tribunal member Devyn Cousineau, who denied the restaurant's application to have the complaint dismissed. "Given that there is at least some evidence supporting an inference that Mr Rey's ancestry was a factor in the termination, and given how little other information I have about what happened, I can not find that... [Full Article...]

(NYSE:VLO) Stake Boosted by Tocqueville Asset Management LP

Market watchers will be closely following company shares into the second half of the year. VLO's SI was 16.23M shares in March as released by FINRA. A number of other hedge funds have also recently made changes to their positions in VLO . 342.98 million shares or 0.60% less from 345.06 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. [Full Article...]

BHP Billiton Limited (BHP) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages

BHP Billiton Limited (BHP) Receives Consensus Rating of Day traders strive to make money by exploiting minute price movements in individual assets (usually stocks, though currencies, futures, and options are traded as well), usually leveraging large amounts of capital to do so, therefore they trade on Stocks in Play. [Full Article...]

Warren Buffett's investing lessons recast for Australian stocks

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway has $116 billion in cash, and the Oracle of Omaha told shareholders in his latest annual letter that he is itching to make "one or more huge acquisitions". Still you could have used that argument to bet against Mr Buffett and have gone for hedge funds in 2007 and yet even then he would have won posthumously, as presumably he intended. [Full Article...]


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