Economy

Starbucks changes bathroom policy following racial firestorm

Starbucks changes bathroom policy following racial firestorm One of the men arrested on April 12 was denied use of a bathroom before sitting down to await a business meeting. He went on to say, however, that Starbucks does not want to become a public restroom. Schultz also addressed the company's past failure to address racial issues in the US with its short-lived "Race Together" campaign in 2015. From those conversations sprung the 2015 campaign in w... [Full Article...]

Novartis CEO Calls Trump Lawyer Payment 'Mistake'

Novartis CEO Calls Trump Lawyer Payment 'Mistake' Michael Cohen , personal lawyer to U.S. President Donald Trump , exits from Federal Court in NY, on Monday, April 16. The internal AT&T documents show that Cohen was supposed to spend half his time on "legislative policy development" and the other half on "regulatory policy development". [Full Article...]

MKM Highlights Near-Term Challenges for Nvidia (NVDA)

MKM Highlights Near-Term Challenges for Nvidia (NVDA) Now it is offering a dividend yield of 0.23% and a 5 year dividend growth rate of 50.02%. Since November 17, 2017 according to StockzIntelligence Inc NVIDIA has 28 analyst reports . Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 20,963 shares of the company's stock, valued at $4,627,162.99. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible thr... [Full Article...]

Npower to increase energy bills for 1million customers by £64 a year

Npower to increase energy bills for 1million customers by £64 a year The price hike will affect around one million people, with Npower being the fourth of the big six energy suppliers to announce an increase this year. Stephen Murray, energy expert at MoneySuperMarket, warned millions of Brits were in danger of being ripped off on their energy bills . The increase is set to affect customers now on Npower Standard Variable Tariff. [Full Article...]

Symantec Shares Drop on Lower Forecast, Internal Investigation

Symantec Shares Drop on Lower Forecast, Internal Investigation On Thursday, February 1 the stock of Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ: SYMC ) earned "Underperform" rating by Bank of America. Stockholders of record on Friday, June 8th will be given a dividend of $0.075 per share. This includes earnings per share of 46 cents on revenue of $1.22 billion. On a non-GAAP basis, revenue increased to $1.23 billion, up 4.9 percent from $1.18 billion past year. [Full Article...]

United Kingdom regulators fine Barclays chief for whistleblowing failure

United Kingdom regulators fine Barclays chief for whistleblowing failure The Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority said he failed to "act with due skill, care and diligence" in his response to an anonymous letter received in June 2016. Mr Staley's actions directly undermined that very safety valve. Tracking down the whistleblower became a transatlantic effort, the regulators' report showed. [Full Article...]

Elon Musk to Provide Absolutely Free rides down his Tedious tunnel

Elon Musk to Provide Absolutely Free rides down his Tedious tunnel Musk just wants to circumvent LA-area traffic. "Strong support from the public, elected officials and regulators is critical to success", says the real-world Iron Man. "Once fully operational (demo system rides will be free), the system will always give priority to pods for pedestrians & cyclists for less than the cost of a bus ticket", Musk wrote. [Full Article...]

1100 jobs lost in April: Statistics Canada

1100 jobs lost in April: Statistics Canada Statistics Canada reported Friday that goods-producing industries lost nearly 16,000 jobs during the month, but the service sector added nearly 15,000 to offset that. Victoria's rate had climbed from December to March after hitting a low of 3.3 per cent in November. Because the labour force in Ottawa grew comparatively slowly, the jobless rate there fell sharply to 4.2 per cent from 4.9 per cen... [Full Article...]

Giuliani On Cohen's Biz Pitches: Trump 'Wasn't Aware Of That Situation'

Avenatti is representing Stephanie Clifford, the porn actress known as Stormy Daniels , who was paid $130,000 by Cohen just before the election not to discuss an alleged tryst with Trump. affiliate of the Russian investment company Renova Group, which is chaired by Viktor Vekselberg , who is a cousin of Andrew and Frederick Intrater. He also denies having had an affair with Daniels. [Full Article...]

Oil price 'could hit $100' amid crisis over Iran and Venezuela

Oil price 'could hit $100' amid crisis over Iran and Venezuela Analysts estimate that the new round of sanctions could cut Iran's exports by between 200,000 and 600,000 barrels per day. " Oil prices could rise at least $10, with Brent approaching near $90", said Tomomichi Akuta, senior economist at Mitsubishi UFJ Research and Consulting. [Full Article...]

Junk food ad ban on London public transport

Junk food ad ban on London public transport It's time for action. He added that he wanted to "reduce the influence" on children and their families by banning advertisements for unhealthy food and drink that are high in fat , salt or sugar across the entire Transport for London network. [Full Article...]

Boston Dynamic's Dog Robot Can Now Run Autonomously

Boston Dynamic's Dog Robot Can Now Run Autonomously The company produces robots that are capable of incredible feats that make them move and function more like a human (in the case of Atlas ) or like a dog (with SpotMini). Some of Boston Dynamics' robots were built for search and rescue operations, potentially navigating partially collapsed buildings or other risky environments without putting human first-responders at risk. [Full Article...]

South Korea's Biggest Cryptocurrency Exchange Investigated by Local Police, Market Drops

South Korea's Biggest Cryptocurrency Exchange Investigated by Local Police, Market Drops Volume on local exchanges soared at the end of previous year, with Bitcoin and other tokens fetching large premiums in the country relative to global markets. At the time, there has been nothing from the Upbit side as its representative said they can't answer anything about the seizure. Last month, the chairman of Coinnest , Kim Ik-hwan was detained for fraud and embezzlement charges. [Full Article...]

Nine Inch Nails coming to New Orleans

Nine Inch Nails coming to New Orleans On June 22, Nine Inch Nails will release Bad Witch , marking the final installment of the band's EP triology that includes 2016's Not the Actual Events and 2017's Add Violence . "All seats (including the best seats) will be available for purchase in person only , first come, first served", the announcement reads. Those looking to attend can purchase up to four tickets per show. [Full Article...]

World oil price could hit $100 a barrel next year

World oil price could hit $100 a barrel next year Iranian forces based in Syria fired 20 rockets at Israeli front-line military positions in the Golan Heights early on Thursday, the Israeli military said, triggering an Israeli reprisal and escalating already heightened tensions in what appeared to be the most serious violence in years. [Full Article...]

Bank of England likely to delay rate hike as economy slows

Bank of England likely to delay rate hike as economy slows Markets should stop trying to read too much into the Bank of England's pronouncements and come to their own conclusions as interest rate guidance is not targeted at them, according to Mark Carney. "It's likely over the course the next year that interest rates will go up, likely by the end of the year", he said. Alex Brandreth, deputy CIO at Brown Shipley, said: "While interest rates remain u... [Full Article...]

Nvidia reports strong Q1 results, revenue up 66 percent

Nvidia reports strong Q1 results, revenue up 66 percent For the trailing twelve months, this company is paying dividend with the payout ratio of 0.23% to its shareholders. The stock now has an average rating of "Buy" and a consensus target price of $222.50. $265.17's average target is 3.67% above currents $255.78 stock price. Country Trust Bank now owns 590 shares of the computer hardware maker's stock worth $114,000 after purchasing an additional 490 ... [Full Article...]

Alberta Tries BC in Court Of Public Opinion Over Trans Mountain

Alberta Tries BC in Court Of Public Opinion Over Trans Mountain Alberta is rolling out an advertising campaign primarily targeting British Columbians to drum up support for the Trans Mountain oil pipeline expansion. Notley also said she expects passage soon of new provincial legislation , Bill 12, which will give Alberta the ability to restrict energy shipments to B.C. [Full Article...]

Robocaller hit with $120M by FCC

Robocaller hit with $120M by FCC FCC officials called him "the most disruptive robocaller and spoofer we have encountered to date" and said the. Abramovich declined to answer some questions about his case, invoking the U.S. Abramovich "engaged in regular mass-robocalling campaigns during 2015 and 2016" that "repeatedly disrupted a critical telecommunications service used by hospitals and emergency medical providers", it said. [Full Article...]

Georgia officer fired for unnecessary force against Cardinal Mooney grad

Georgia officer fired for unnecessary force against Cardinal Mooney grad Rose, a three-year veteran of the police force, was placed on administrative duty the Friday following the video's release while the Henry County PD conducted its investigation. A magistrate judge has already dismissed the terroristic threats charges. Marrow said that he was following a vehicle after two white men yelled a racial slur at him and he was splashed by hot coffee thrown against his a... [Full Article...]


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