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Economia Stocks Indexes Drop As Bond Market Flashes Recession Warning
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US stocks slumped Friday as new signs pointing to a slowing global economy led anxious investors to seek refuge in bonds, sending yields sharply lower. "Yield curves are responding to what they see, to what I believe is a global economic slowdown", said Peter Boockvar, chief investment officer at Bleakley Advisory Group.

Economia Strong IPO Boosts Levi Strauss Market Cap To $8.7 Billion
Author: 0 Strong IPO Boosts Levi Strauss Market Cap To $8.7 Billion

Tens of thousands of brick-and-mortar stores have closed in the last few years under pressure from e-commerce firms such as Amazon.com, but vendors with consistently popular offerings such as Levi have flourished, as they reach more shoppers through online channels.

Economia Guy Walks His Cow In To Local Petco On A Leash
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Vincent and Michelle Browning own the famous steer who has his own Facebook page with over 32,000 followers. Rancher Vincent Browning brought his African Watusi, Oliver to the Petco store located in Atascocita, TX - leashed and all. "We chose to take a chance and call Petco's bluff on the "ALL LEASHED PETS ARE WELCOME" policy". They made sure to strap a leash on to Oliver, their African Watusi and see if he would be welcomed.

Economia Powerball jackpot hits $625 million
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Since Texas joined in the multi-state Powerball games in 2010, there have been two jackpot winners here, lottery officials say. The lump sum payment before taxes would be about $380 million. the day of the drawing. About $91.3 million of that would go to federal taxes. On May 18, Little Ferry resident Tayeb Souami won the $315.3 million prize with a ticket he bought at ShopRite in Hackensack.

Economia MillerCoors sues Anheuser-Busch over Bud Light corn syrup ad
Author: 0 MillerCoors sues Anheuser-Busch over Bud Light corn syrup ad

In its lawsuit , MillerCoors said it's "not ashamed of its use of corn syrup as a fermentation aid". Anheuser-Busch maintains that the Bud Light campaign is truthful. The lawsuit, filed Thursday in the United States District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin, cites a 60-second commercial that first aired during the first quarter of Super Bowl LIII on February 3.

Economia CBD Products Now Sold at CVS Stores in 8 States
Author: 0 CBD Products Now Sold at CVS Stores in 8 States

Hemp-derived CBD products have become increasingly popular as marijuana regulations across the country have loosed. The drugstore chain partnered with manufacturers to carry a line of topical products infused with CBD. Other states where CVS will offer the products include California, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky and Tennessee. "We've been having dialogue with national retailers for many months now", Curaleaf Chief Executive Officer Joseph Lusardi, is quoted as saying.

Economia Levi Strauss & Co. Closes Above IPO Pricing With Unexpected Investors
Author: 0 Levi Strauss & Co. Closes Above IPO Pricing With Unexpected Investors

The 166-year-old company first went public in 1971 , but has been private for the last 34 years. Levi's priced its shares at $17 each in its initial public offering, above the range of $14 to $16 it indicated last week, giving it a... "There's still a lot of work ahead of us", he said . Levi's men's business accounted for $4 billion of its $5.6 billion 2018 revenue, remaining the "key driver of its profits", according to the company.

Economia Surge in support for petition to revoke Brexit
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Grilled for over an hour by the other 27 leaders at the Thursday summit, Mrs May insisted she could win parliamentary backing next week for the deal that would ease Britain out on terms she agreed with the European Union past year. She insisted Britain should still leave in an "orderly fashion" with a deal despite MPs rejecting it twice by a landslide. "We can not overstate the gravity of this crisis for firms and working people", said the letter signed by Carolyn Fairbairn, director ...

Economia Facebook exposed millions of passwords in plain text
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Like most companies, Facebook said it stores passwords in a way that's supposed to make them unreadable using a technique called hashing. At this stage in the investigation, the company is not requiring any users reset their passwords.

Economia Facebook vows to tackle discrimination with ad-targeting overhaul
Author: 0 Facebook vows to tackle discrimination with ad-targeting overhaul

Facebook will settle civil rights lawsuits by prohibiting advertisers of housing , employment or credit offers from targeting ads based on age , gender , ZIP code and ethnic affinity - often used as a proxy for race . "Facebook's willingness and commitment to making sweeping changes to its platform, algorithmic systems, and guidance to advertisers and users is a major step forward".

Economia Oil wavers as OPEC pushes supply cut need, demand fears weigh
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Preventing oil from rising further have been concerns that a economic slowdown that has gripped large parts of Asia and Europe, and which is showing signs of spilling into North America, will soon dent fuel demand growth. It exceeded 3 million barrels per day in the 1990s. It kept its forecast for growth in global oil demand this year unchanged at 1.24 million bpd. Crude prices continue to trend higher Thursday morning, with West Texas Intermediate for April delivery up about 0.6% at $58.61 ...

Economia Two Wisconsin players win $50,000 in Powerball drawing
Author: 0 Two Wisconsin players win $50,000 in Powerball drawing

One ticket in Florida matched all five white balls and doubled the prize to $2 million, because the ticket included the Power Play option for an additional $1. The lottery is still looking for its first jackpot victor of 2019 because no one matched all six of the winning numbers drawn Wednesday night. A player who buys a $2 ticket has about a 1 in 11,688,053 chance to match five numbers and win at least $1 million.

Economia European Union hits Google with €1.49bn fine for 'blocking rival search engines'
Author: 0 European Union hits Google with €1.49bn fine for 'blocking rival search engines'

The latest fine comes after the European Union found Google guilty of preventing third-party websites that used its AdSense for Search boxes from displaying search ads from competitors in the results page. You won't leave Ars Technica; instead you'll get a customized version of Google Search embedded in arstechnica.com, complete with Google Ads above the results.

Economia Fed Sees No 2019 Hikes, Plans September End to Asset Drawdown
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The Federal Reserve on Wednesday unveiled a long-awaited plan to stop scaling back the vast portfolio of bonds it built up to spur an economic recovery from the 2007-2009 financial crisis and recession. Olli Rhen, who heads Finland's central bank and is seen as a strong contender to succeed ECB president Mario Draghi, said last week that the central bank should review its policy options and practices because of a "worrisome" failure to hit the inflation target.

Economia US Court Finds Monsanto’s Roundup Herbicide Caused Second Man’s Cancer
Author: 0 US Court Finds Monsanto’s Roundup Herbicide Caused Second Man’s Cancer

A San Francisco federal jury unanimously agreed on Tuesday that Roundup caused a man's cancer - a potentially massive blow to the company that produces the glyphosate-based herbicide now facing hundreds of similar lawsuits. It's set to appear in six more trials in federal and state courts this year. Monsanto's Roundup was the first glyphosate-based weed killer but is no longer patent-protected and many other versions are now available.

Economia SEC says Musk defense 'borders on the ridiculous'
Author: 0 SEC says Musk defense 'borders on the ridiculous'

The Securities and Exchange Commission has expanded its contempt claim against Elon Musk, detailing its argument that he has ignored a settlement agreement. Also on Monday, a lawyer for Musk responded to the SEC's filing by requesting permission to file another brief in response with a proposed deadline of this Friday.

Economia Govt asks state-run banks to rescue Jet Airways from bankruptcy
Author: 0 Govt asks state-run banks to rescue Jet Airways from bankruptcy

On Monday, Jet Airways informed BSE that four aircraft were grounded due to non-payment of money outstanding to lessors. But there are no easy options, one of the sources said, adding that the lenders do not have the expertise to run an airline so they have to decide what to do once they convert their debt into equity.

Economia Brother Mukesh Ambani steps in to spare Anil jail stay
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The embattled former billionaire, Anil Ambani , thanked his brother Mukesh, and his sister-in-law, after Reliance Communications Ltd . completed the required 5.5 billion rupee ($80 million) payment to the local unit of Ericsson AB for past maintenance services.

Economia Trump Slams General Motors CEO in Person Over Plant Closures
Author: 0 Trump Slams General Motors CEO in Person Over Plant Closures

Over the weekend and into Monday morning, Trump continued to pressure GM, as well as the local United Auto Workers union, to reopen the Lordstown plant. On Sunday, President Trump published two tweets. The automaker and its rivals also see an overall vehicle market that was flat in 2018 at 17.3 million cars and trucks, and is predicted to fall this year.

Economia Interserve to file for administration as rescue rejected
Author: 0 Interserve to file for administration as rescue rejected

In an extraordinary general meeting held today, 60% of shareholders voting against the the board's Deleveraging Plan that was put on the table before them. The outsourcing firm is one of the UK's largest public services providers. If no rescue plan is approved the company is likely to go into a pre-pack administration, which would wipe out shareholders entirely but allow the firm to keep operating.

Economia Winning Numbers For Saturday’s $492 Million Powerball Jackpot
Author: 0 Winning Numbers For Saturday’s $492 Million Powerball Jackpot

The other two tickets, each worth $1 million, were sold in New Jersey and Pennsylvania . At $492 million, it's the largest prize yet this year and one of the largest jackpots in history. The odds of a ticket matching four numbers and the Powerball are 913,129 to 1. The grand prize hasn't been won since the day after Christmas. A $2 ticket gives you a one in 292.2 million chance at joining the hall of Powerball jackpot champions.

Economia CBOE Futures Exchange To Cease Trading Bitcoin Futures Contracts
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According to an official release , the CFE operator stated, "The CFE is assessing its approach with respect to how it plans to continue to offer digital asset derivatives for trading". Presently, three Bitcoin Futures are trading on the CBOE , XBTJ19, XBTK19, and XBTM19, with expiration in April, May, and June, respectively. At the same time, CME in February reported on the update of the daily record for the volume of trades in BTC futures.

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