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Economia Crude Oil Retreats From The $50 Per Barrel Mark
Author: 0 Crude Oil Retreats From The $50 Per Barrel Mark

U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude futures were down 1 cent at $47.58 a barrel. A stronger dollar makes oil more expensive for buyers using other currencies. In today's market, there's still precious little to be excited about from a petrostate perspective, and that may be all you need to know to assess these production cuts.

Economia Labour Minister Bains to make minimum wage announcement this afternoon
Author: 0 Labour Minister Bains to make minimum wage announcement this afternoon

The BC NDP provincial government is planning to raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2021, and is setting up a Fair Wages Commission, it has been announced. "If we inflate wages too quickly and a business model can't absorb that spike in cost over a short period of time, the person that ultimately pays for it is the customer".

Economia Maker of Angry Birds may list soon
Author: 0 Maker of Angry Birds may list soon

Rovio may raise about Dollars 400 million from a local market listing, the people said. While Rovio has yet to make concrete moves towards an IPO , the company has also been tied to other avenues that would benefit its bottom line. And she noted that a second Angry Birds movie is set for release in September 2019, under an agreement with Columbia Pictures. The company made its first big splash in the burgeoning mobile gaming app industry in 2009 with the debut of its wildly ...

Economia Solider Field among sites considered for 2026 World Cup bid
Author: 0 Solider Field among sites considered for 2026 World Cup bid

The formal North American bid will contain 20-25 proposed venues, but if selected, organizers would have to cut the list to between 12 and probably 16. U.S. Bank Stadium, as a turf surface, would need to install grass ahead of the matches. Nearly every major USA city was included on Tuesday's preliminary list.

Economia Sessions: Federal Investigation of Charlottesville Underway
Author: 0 Sessions: Federal Investigation of Charlottesville Underway

Trump had initially referenced violence "on many sides". Sessions told ABC's " Good Morning America " that the Justice Department would pursue the case involving an OH man who plowed his vehicle into counter-protesters at the white nationalist rally in Virginia.

Economia Why Advance Auto Parts Shares Are Spiraling 22% Lower
Author: 0 Why Advance Auto Parts Shares Are Spiraling 22% Lower

The institutional investor owned 3,315 shares of the company's stock at the end of the second quarter. 1,310 were accumulated by Everence Management. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, August 17 by Deutsche Bank. Advance Auto Parts had a return on equity of 16.02% and a net margin of 4.31%.

Economia Go to Movies Every Day! MoviePass to Charge Only $9.95 Monthly
Author: 0 Go to Movies Every Day! MoviePass to Charge Only $9.95 Monthly

The premise is simple: after downloading the app on iOS or Android and agreeing to the $10-a-month service, you can see up to one movie per day , every day, at any theater that accepts debit cards, minus IMAX and 3D features. "The exhibitors get full price for their tickets and the studios get their usual film rent splits". You'll need an iPhone or Android phone to get started, but that's hardly a barrier for most people these days either.

Economia Rail fares rise nearly twice as fast as wages
Author: 0 Rail fares rise nearly twice as fast as wages

To protest fare increases, the Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) union is holding protests at stations around the UK. "We also think a different measure for inflation should be used for rail fare increases". There are zero plans for fare increases in Northern Ireland. Sidebottom also questioned why the RPI was being used as the measure of inflation and not the Consumer Price Index, which is used to determine wages and pension increases.

Economia Mosquito spraying set for Monday night in Cumberland County
Author: 0 Mosquito spraying set for Monday night in Cumberland County

The case brings to nine the number of people in the state who have tested positive for the virus this year, the Nebraska Department of Health & Human Services said. It is an ultra-low volume mosquito spraying, according to a press release from the county. Once a week, containers that hold water, such as vases, pet water bowls, flowerpot saucers, discarded tires, buckets, pool covers, birdbaths, trash cans, and rain barrels should be emptied and scrubbed, turned over, covered, or thrown away.

Economia Vandal sought after Lincoln Memorial spray painted
Author: 0 Vandal sought after Lincoln Memorial spray painted

Another act of vandalism in silver spray paint was discovered on a Smithsonian wayfinding sign in the 1400 block of Constitution Avenue, NPS said. A National Mall and Memorial Parks preservation crew is working to remove the paint. Robert E. Lee. The Lincoln Memorial overlooks the Capitol building and National mall. The vandal's scribblings appeared to to refer to various conspiracy theories.

Economia New Qualcomm Camera Modules Support Iris Authentication, Depth Sensing
Author: 0 New Qualcomm Camera Modules Support Iris Authentication, Depth Sensing

Qualcomm has unveiled an expansion to the Spectra Camera Module Program to give Android handsets across the spectrum access to improved camera image quality and computer vision applications, including mobile augmented reality (AR). Three new modules will be introduced to the program, including one dedicated to iris authentication and two depth sensing modules, one passive and one active.

Economia Warren Buffett Dumps Struggling General Electric Company (GE)
Author: 0 Warren Buffett Dumps Struggling General Electric Company (GE)

Trimmings of United Continental (740,000 shares for around $54 million), Delta Air Lines (1.9 million shares for some $95 million), and American Airlines (2.3 million shares for an estimated $106 million) did not surprise us too much, as we've believed all along that Berkshire's purchase of shares in all four of the major airlines late a year ago was more of a trade than a long-term commitment to the industry.

Economia TSX futures rise as tensions with North Korea ease
Author: 0 TSX futures rise as tensions with North Korea ease

Global stocks lost almost $1 trillion last week after US President Donald Trump warned North Korea that it would face " fire and fury " if it threatened the United States, leading to a war of words between Pyongyang and Washington. Tokyo shares failed to partake in the region's gains however, slipping 1 percent to three-month lows .N225 even after data showing robust 1.0 percent second quarter growth in Japan, the sixth straight quarter of expansion.

Economia Korea tensions ease; financials lead
Author: 0 Korea tensions ease; financials lead

Pyongyang's plans to fire missiles near Guam prompted a surge in tensions in the region last week, with President Donald Trump saying the USA military was "locked and loaded" if North Korea acted unwisely. The Nasdaq Composite was up 34.61 points, or 0.56 percent, at 6,251.48. The fact that the TSX , which is heavily weighted in the energy sector, surged ahead despite a fall in oil prices shows that investors are moving into riskier assets, he said.

Economia Beleaguered Air Berlin files for insolvency as investor backs out
Author: 0 Beleaguered Air Berlin files for insolvency as investor backs out

Etihad's once novel strategy of investing in other airlines has weighed heavily on the company's bottom line. Companies such as Ryanair and Easyjet have warned about excess capacity on their routes in recent earnings statements, and the exit of Air Berlin from the market will reduce the pressure on them to keep fares down.

Economia Asia stocks, US$ extend slide as US-North Korea tensions intensify
Author: 0 Asia stocks, US$ extend slide as US-North Korea tensions intensify

Early in the session, the dollar was supported by a report that showed US job openings surged to a record high in June. In a note sent to clients late on Thursday, the US bank predicted the single currency would rise to $1.25 in the first quarter of next year and reach parity with sterling for the first time.

Economia Amazon's Instant Pickup has your items ready in just minutes
Author: 0 Amazon's Instant Pickup has your items ready in just minutes

Amazon launches Instant Pickup service to compete with convenience stores. Targeted at college students - all Instant Pickup locations are on or near major college campuses - users will be able to place an order through the Amazon app and pick it up two minutes later.

Economia Pandora names former Sling TV executive its CEO
Author: 0 Pandora names former Sling TV executive its CEO

Pandora named an over-the-top TV executive its chief executive on Monday, ending a search that began in June when co-founder Tim Westergren stepped down for a second time . He departed a few weeks after satellite radio company Sirius XM bought a 19 percent stake in a strategic investment, gaining three board seats. In another move, Pandora added Michael Lynton to its board of directors.

Economia Jury sides with Taylor Swift in groping case, awards her symbolic $1
Author: 0 Jury sides with Taylor Swift in groping case, awards her symbolic $1

While she sought only a symbolic $1 in damages, Swift vowed after her legal victory to donate to "multiple organizations that help sexual assault victims defend themselves". After the verdict was announced, Swift hugged her mother and broke down in tears. By the time Swift took the stand Thursday, she was more than angry.

Economia US Retail Sales Jumped 0.6 Percent In July
Author: 0 US Retail Sales Jumped 0.6 Percent In July

In contrast, there was a 1.2% gain in building material sales and a stronger rebound in sales at miscellaneous retailers. Long-suffering department stores likewise showed signs of life but cheap gasoline and falling sales of electronics and clothing still weighed on total sales last month.

Economia Brazil Retail Sales Grow For Third Month
Author: 0 Brazil Retail Sales Grow For Third Month

Census Bureau. Still, July was even better for non-store retailers like Amazon and Jet that have soared in recent years, and increased 1.3% for the month, also their strongest gain since December. Prices for new motor vehicles recorded their biggest drop in almost eight years in July and have decreased for six straight months. Gasoline station sales fell 0.4 per cent, although the decline slowed sharply from the 1.5 per cent drop in June.

Economia Why Home Depot Earnings Don't Seem to Be Enough for Investors
Author: 0 Why Home Depot Earnings Don't Seem to Be Enough for Investors

The housing market has shown no signs of slowing down, and that's a good thing for Home Depot (HD), which on Tuesday showed that the pervasive problems in the retail industry - a.k.a. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this link . In related news, CEO Craig A. Menear sold 90,661 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, May 17th.

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