Economia

Economia Base rate held at 0.5%
Author: 0 Base rate held at 0.5%

United Kingdom government bonds gained and the pound erased an earlier advance against the dollar after the Bank of England kept interest rates on hold and maintained a cautious economic outlook. On Tuesday, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) reported that inflation as measured by the Consumer Prices Index hit 3.1% in November, the highest rate in almost six years.

Economia Patreon Backtracks On Service Fees Following Critical Feedback
Author: 0 Patreon Backtracks On Service Fees Following Critical Feedback

It is our core belief that you should own the relationships with your fans. We've heard you loud and clear. "We still have to fix the problems that those changes addressed, but we're going to fix them in a different way, and we're going to work with you to come up with the specifics , as we should have done the first time around".

Economia ACCC opposes BP takeover of Woolies servos
Author: 0 ACCC opposes BP takeover of Woolies servos

Having announced in August that it needed more time to consider its verdict, the competition watchdog has now confirmed its position to oppose the deal, citing major concerns over future fuel prices. The Australian Automobile Association (AAA) has welcomed the ACCC's opposition to the plan. Mr Holmes said the company was confident that, with the appropriate divestments that the transaction would not lessen competition substantially.

Economia WTI, Brent crude prices will remain apart in 2018
Author: 0 WTI, Brent crude prices will remain apart in 2018

On Tuesday, the Brent crude oil price jumped up by 0.9% after the shutdown of the Forties North Sea pipeline knocked out significant supply from a market that was already tightening due to OPEC-led production cuts. Nymex reformulated gasoline blendstock-the benchmark gasoline contract-rose 0.7% to $1.66 a gallon. The aim of the deal - struck between the OPEC cartel and non-member countries such as Russian Federation - is to reduce a global excess in supply that has pushed oil prices ...

Economia Xmas alcohol shock: Bigger wine glasses to blame for more BOOZING
Author: 0 Xmas alcohol shock: Bigger wine glasses to blame for more BOOZING

Wine glasses are seven times larger than they were in the 18th century and much of the increase has come since 2000, researchers at Cambridge University have found. " Wine glasses became a common receptacle from which wine was drunk around 1700", Zupan said. Research showed the " Glass Excise" tax, levied in the mid-18th century, led to the manufacture of smaller glass products.

Economia Facebook: Just three Russian Brexit ads found by inquiry
Author: 0 Facebook: Just three Russian Brexit ads found by inquiry

According to data scientists from Swansea University in Wales and the University of California, Berkeley, over 150,000 Russian accounts who were posting about the Ukrainian conflict swiftly started tweeting about Brexit in days leading up to the 2016 vote.

Economia Disney To Buy 21 Century Fox Assets for $52.4B in Stock
Author: 0 Disney To Buy 21 Century Fox Assets for $52.4B in Stock

Mr. Iger is buying 21st Century Fox's minority stake in Hulu, resulting in majority control of the streaming service by Disney, which previously owned 30 percent. Fox jumped 2.3%. Among other media stocks, Comcast , Viacom (VIAB) and CBS (CBS), Time Warner (TWX), which has a deal to be bought by AT&T (T), were all not yet active.

Economia INEOS' North Sea pipeline closure 'worth £20m a day'
Author: 0 INEOS' North Sea pipeline closure 'worth £20m a day'

The petrochemicals group, which bought Britain's biggest North Sea pipeline just six weeks ago, said yesterday that it was honing in on a suitable solution for repairing the unprecedented damage to the pipe, which is expected to be closed for up to a month.

Economia Commonwealth Bank admits to money-laundering in response to AUSTRAC
Author: 0 Commonwealth Bank admits to money-laundering in response to AUSTRAC

AUSTRAC, the Government's financial intelligence and regulatory body, has expanded its allegations of money laundering breaches against the Commonwealth Bank . The Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre (AUSTRAC) did not answer calls from Reuters seeking comment. Commonwealth Bank said it understands that, as a bank, it has an important role to play in law enforcement.

Economia ADB maintains growth forecast at 5.5 percent in FY18
Author: 0 ADB maintains growth forecast at 5.5 percent in FY18

The Asian Development Bank (ADB ) has raised its economic growth forecasts for the Philippines amid strong infrastructure investment and robust consumption. "Developing Asia's growth momentum, supported by recovering exports, demonstrates that openness to trade remains an essential component of inclusive economic development", said Yasuyuki Sawada, ADB's Chief Economist.

Economia Celebration of life to happen Sunday for San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee
Author: 0 Celebration of life to happen Sunday for San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee

Lord Mayor of Cork Tony Fitzgerald has expressed his sadness at the news and extended his sympathy to Mayor Lee's family. "Just like our late Mayor, I hate guns too", she said. "Being mayor helps them to know that they no longer are second-class citizens". That's when he became a friend of tech, particularly its chief San Francisco booster, Ron Conway.

Economia Graduate Students Will Suffer under New GOP Tax Plan
Author: 0 Graduate Students Will Suffer under New GOP Tax Plan

Like many other graduate students, they work incredibly hard on research that will have real impacts for the US and the world, give public lectures, participate in teacher training, and do many other scholarly and public activities. Keep in mind that the university system is a crown jewel of our country. The American Council on Education (ACE), the leading lobbying group for institutions of higher education of which the University is a member, is lobbying against the provision in addition ...

Economia Inslee promises state action on net neutrality protections
Author: 0 Inslee promises state action on net neutrality protections

But in January, President Trump appointed Ajit Pai, a Republican and outspoken advocate for the repeal of net neutrality's regulations, as FCC chairman. Scheiderman also confirmed that the FCC still refused to cooperate with his investigation . In addition to Shapiro and Schneiderman, the attorneys general calling for a vote delay at the FCC are from California, Delaware, Hawaii, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oregon, Rhode Island, ...

Economia Kettle Campaign $39000 Short
Author: 0 Kettle Campaign $39000 Short

The Salvation Army got a big boost in helping make Christmas bright for many families in need today with the presentation of donations collected by local emery responders. The money helps buy presents for families who will come to choose gifts on their lists, December twenty-first, at Salvation Army's post in downtown Ishpeming.

Economia Man due in court over Mulhuddart shooting
Author: 0 Man due in court over Mulhuddart shooting

She claims Mr. Donovan then took the gun off the woman and aimed it at Mr. Collins head and said: “Ill bury you forever”. Baby John was being treated in Temple Street Hospital after suffering a broken leg and several pellet wounds in the attack.

Economia Real march into CWC final
Author: 0 Real march into CWC final

Al Jazira looked to have doubled their lead one minute into the second half but the strike from Mbark Boussoufa was correctly ruled out for offside and Cristiano Ronaldo eased Real's nerves by smashing in the equaliser in the 52nd minute.

Economia Apple denies it's killing off iTunes Music Store in 2019
Author: 0 Apple denies it's killing off iTunes Music Store in 2019

But if Apple wants to keep its finger on the musical pulse of as many people as possible, then the Android app may be saved. "Apple just doesn't have the same amount of data about listening tastes as Spotify , meaning it can't drive recommendations with as high a degree of accuracy and precision".

Author: 0 Blackstone Group LP (BX) Shares Bought by BB&T Securities LLC

About 1.74M shares traded. Blackstone Group (NYSE:BX) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, April 20th. It has outperformed by 3.79% the S&P500. Investors sentiment decreased to 1.24 in Q2 2017. Its down 0.24, from 1.16 in 2017Q1. 79 funds opened positions while 190 raised stakes. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Blackstone Group from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research report on Monday, October 9th.

Economia Diehard Bargain Hunter: Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. (CRZO), 3M Company (MMM)
Author: 0 Diehard Bargain Hunter: Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. (CRZO), 3M Company (MMM)

Pinpointing the next great trade could be just around the corner, but it may take some hard work and enhanced focus. Russell Investments Group Ltd. raised its holdings in shares of Carrizo Oil & Gas by 1.8% during the 2nd quarter. Advantage Oil & Gas Ltd. (TSX:AAV) presently has a current ratio of 0.78. The company's stock is now moving with a +ve distance from the 200 day SMA of approximately 3.55%, and has a solid year to date (YTD) performance of -44.9% which means that the stock is ...

Economia Cineworld Group's (CINE) Buy Rating Reiterated at Investec
Author: 0 Cineworld Group's (CINE) Buy Rating Reiterated at Investec

About 1.96M shares traded or 43.93% up from the average. Universal Health Services, Inc. It is down 4.64% since December 12, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 23.37% the S&P500. Barclays Capital maintained it with "Buy" rating and $196 target in Friday, April 21 report. Medtronic Plc (NYSE:MDT) was reduced too. Among 12 analysts covering Hastings Group Holdings Plc (LON:HSTG), 5 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 4 Hold.

Economia Kukah, Amnesty International, SERAP others reject NGO regulatory bill
Author: 0 Kukah, Amnesty International, SERAP others reject NGO regulatory bill

The NGO Regulation Bill proposes the creation of a federal agency responsible for the supervision, coordination and monitoring of non-governmental organisations and civil society organisations in Nigeria. "The Nigerian government has just announced a public vote on a bill created to take away the freedoms of Nigerian people, and if we don't act now and vote against it before December 14, when the public hearing finishes, it could be too late", Amnesty International said on its website .

Economia U.S. stocks edge higher ahead of expected Fed rate hike
Author: 0 U.S. stocks edge higher ahead of expected Fed rate hike

The NASDAQ also followed suit, up 0.45%, up 29.56 points at 6,887.03. The Russell 2000 index of smaller-company stocks picked up 8 points, or 0.6 percent, to 1,524. India's Sensex dropped 0.7 percent. The euro fell to $1.1743 from $1.1786. The stock added 71 cents to $32.98. Other regional markets were mostly lower.

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