Economia

Economia Hurricane Harvey Leads to Gas Price Surge in New Jersey
Author: 0 Hurricane Harvey Leads to Gas Price Surge in New Jersey

Tennessee's average price rose 40 cents in the past eight days. Eighteen states saw average gas prices rise by over 30 cents per gallon versus a week ago, while these ten states saw the largest weekly rise: DE (+42 cents), New Jersey (+39 cents), Georgia (+38 cents), Maryland (+38 cents), New Hampshire (+38 cents), Tennessee (+37 cents), CT (+37 cents), MA (+37 cents), SC (+36 cents) and North Carolina (+36 cents).

Economia OU Gets Ready for Ohio State By Remembering Last Year's Loss
Author: 0 OU Gets Ready for Ohio State By Remembering Last Year's Loss

Quarterback matchup? It's not only a exhausted cliche, it's also inaccurate. OU opened the 2017 campaign with a 56-7 victory over Texas-El Paso. Oklahoma's greatest strength lies in the secondary, and they will surely be tested a lot more on the road in OH this weekend against J.T.

Economia US Weekly Jobless Claims Jump To Two-Year High Due To Harvey
Author: 0 US Weekly Jobless Claims Jump To Two-Year High Due To Harvey

Weekly jobless claims hit 298,000 in the week ending September 2, an increase of 62,000 from the previous week's 236,000, the highest level for initial claims since April 18, 2015, the Labor Department reported on Thursday. The less volatile four-week moving average rose only 5.7 percent to 250,250 claims, matching a level recorded in April. "There is also the possibility of additional job losses tied to Hurricane Irma, which may hit Florida over the next few days".

Economia South Korea to temporarily deploy four remaining THAAD launchers - ministry
Author: 0 South Korea to temporarily deploy four remaining THAAD launchers - ministry

The Defence ministry said in a statement that some construction would be carried out to deploy the four launchers at the site in Seongju, south of Seoul. Noting a new, more hardline, take on North Korea adopted by the new United States administration compared to the previous one, he said that the USA used to give in to blackmail from Pyongyang, but that is not the case anymore.

Economia United won't be fined for dragging incident, Department of Transportation decides
Author: 0 United won't be fined for dragging incident, Department of Transportation decides

After reaching an "amicable" settlement with the 69-year-old passenger who was forcibly dragged from a flight in April, United Airlines will not be further penalized with fines by the U.S. The department also added that it found no proof that United discriminated against Dao, an Asian-American, on the basis of race. "We generally pursue enforcement action when a carrier exhibits a pattern or practice of noncompliance with the department's consumer protection regulations and federal ...

Economia Putin calls sanctions against North Korea useless
Author: 0 Putin calls sanctions against North Korea useless

The US will circulate a draft resolution, for a vote next Monday. South Korea has also been in discussions with the USA about deploying aircraft carriers and bombers to the Korean Peninsula. "Despite our efforts the North Korea nuclear program is more advanced and more unsafe than ever", she said. South Korea will be more vulnerable. This is seen in Beijing as worse than having a hard nuclear neighbour.

Economia Shield Therapeutics PLC (STX) Given Buy Rating at Liberum Capital
Author: 0 Shield Therapeutics PLC (STX) Given Buy Rating at Liberum Capital

The stock of Telecom plus PLC (LON:TEP) has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, November 22 by Peel Hunt. Therefore 21% are positive. PNC Financial Services had 60 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Science Group PLC (LON:SAG) was upgraded by investment analysts at Numis Securities Ltd to a "buy" rating in a note issued to investors on Tuesday.

Economia SpaceX launches USA military space plane on secret mission
Author: 0 SpaceX launches USA military space plane on secret mission

So far, there is no indication the approach of Hurricane Irma will affect the launch schedule. A backup launch window is available on Friday, September 8. The launch will be SpaceX's second national security payload, following a spy satellite launch for the NRO in May , and the first time launching the Air Force's autonomous mini-space shuttle.

Economia Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co (NYSE:HPE) Valuation According To Analysts
Author: 0 Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co (NYSE:HPE) Valuation According To Analysts

Hewlett Packard Enterprise's payout ratio is now 371.48%. Hewlett Packard Enterprise Comp also announced a dividend payable on Wednesday October 4th, 2017. Macquarie Research upgraded Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co (NYSE:HPE) rating on Monday, March 21. The company presently has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of $19.38.

Economia Amazon plans to build second, 'equal' headquarters outside Seattle
Author: 0 Amazon plans to build second, 'equal' headquarters outside Seattle

The online giant, based in Seattle, says that the new site would come with up to 50,000 jobs. The company also said incentives offered by state and local governments will be "significant factors" in the decision. "We want to encourage states and communities to think creatively for viable real estate options, while not negatively affecting our preferred timeline", the company said.

Economia Instagram Testing Letting Users Post Stories Directly To Facebook
Author: 0 Instagram Testing Letting Users Post Stories Directly To Facebook

Instagram Stories shared to Facebook will appear on the Facebook app's Story section, which is located at the top of the News Feed. At the moment uploading to Facebook requires a separate action, so presumably by allowing users to post to Instagram and Facebook at the same time, the efficiency could help make Stories on Facebook more popular.

Economia Tragic view: Oneonta Tunnel after Eagle Creek Fire
Author: 0 Tragic view: Oneonta Tunnel after Eagle Creek Fire

During a news conference Wednesday morning, OSP Captain Bill Fugate said that investigators are still asking for the public's help with details on the case. He said it would be up to prosecutors on how they would seek to try the case after the investigation is over. However, he had a message for those who are mourning the damage done to the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area .

Economia Sun emits two solar flares, one was the strongest in a decade
Author: 0 Sun emits two solar flares, one was the strongest in a decade

You can watch the resulting coronal mass ejection in the gif below. Solar flares are essentially huge explosions on the Sun 's surface that occur when the Sun's magnetic field, which causes sunspots on the solar surface, twist up and eject massive amounts of energy.

Economia Twitter brings 'Night mode' to desktop: How to turn it on
Author: 0 Twitter brings 'Night mode' to desktop: How to turn it on

Twitter's blog reads, "You can now enable night mode on https://twitter.com". To deactivate it, just navigate to the same menu and click on the night mode option and Twitter will refresh and bring back the day mode. The feature is off by default, and you have to manually go and turn the feature on. Users can enable it by clicking on their profile picture on the top right corner of the Twitter Web interface and tapping the Night mode toggle with a crescent moon symbol at the bottom of ...

Economia Stocks on Defensive After Selloff on North Korea Fears
Author: 0 Stocks on Defensive After Selloff on North Korea Fears

Confirmation that euro zone business activity remained robust last month helped the pan-European STOXX 600 to claw back most of the 0.5 percent it lost on Monday amid worldwide condemnation of the previous day's nuclear test. Before being able to tackle the issue of tax reform, Congress will have to adopt the budget and set the problem of the debt ceiling, all on the backdrop of new political turmoil after the decision of the us president, Donald Trump, to terminate the program put in place by ...

Economia 'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli Lists His Wu-Tang Album On eBay
Author: 0 'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli Lists His Wu-Tang Album On eBay

The former CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals , who was last month convicted on two counts of securities fraud , was revealed as the victor of an auction for the CD in 2015, with a winning bid of $2 million. Shkreli adds that he isn't listing the album to raise money, saying he and his companies "have record amounts of cash on hand". In the description, Shkreli writes in part: "This is the one and only Wu-Tang album.

Economia Myanmar's Suu Kyi under mounting pressure
Author: 0 Myanmar's Suu Kyi under mounting pressure

Meanwhile, during his visit Modi announced that India would grant free visas to the citizens of Myanmar who are willing to visit the South Asian country. "We would like to contribute to Myanmar's development efforts as part of our "Sabka saath sabka vikaas" initiative", said Modi who reached Myanmar on the second leg of his two-nation trip after he travelled to the south-eastern Chinese city Xiamen where he attended the annual BRICS Summit.

Economia Andhra Pradesh Signs MOU For Hyperloop, Feasibility Study To Start Next Month
Author: 0 Andhra Pradesh Signs MOU For Hyperloop, Feasibility Study To Start Next Month

The MoU marks the first agreement in India for the new transportation system. Assuming all goes well, construction of HTT's first Hyperloop in India should begin in the spring or summer of 2018. Hyperloop is proposed to be introduced between the city centres of Vijayawada and Amaravati. Andhra Pradesh is showing the way forward. It is learnt that a track covering 2.16 km could be laid in the initial stage.

Economia McDonald's outlet to be closed today, 7000 jobs to go
Author: 0 McDonald's outlet to be closed today, 7000 jobs to go

The American burger chain has stated that CPRL was no longer authorised to use the McDonald's system and its intellectual property after the expiry of the termination notice because it has not met certain essential obligations that were a part of the agreement.

Economia Trump May Withdraw From South Korean Trade Pact
Author: 0 Trump May Withdraw From South Korean Trade Pact

So, what US defense contractors stand to benefit from these sales? "USTR has long pressed the Korean government to address burdensome regulations which often exclude US firms or artificially set prices for American intellectual property", he said, noting that USA service exports have seen virtually no growth in the last four years.

Economia Kashkari says Fed may have harmed economy with rate hikes
Author: 0 Kashkari says Fed may have harmed economy with rate hikes

The market is focusing on comments from Federal Reserve officials on low inflation, but it is missing other signs that a rate hike could happen sooner than it expects, noted economist Mohamed El-Erian told CNBC on Tuesday. Only a quick rebound in prices would allow the Fed to follow its June forecast. While US unemployment of 4.4 per cent last month was only slightly above the 16-year low set the month before, inflation has remained beneath the Fed's 2 per cent target for most of the last ...

Economia Roku Announces Streaming Service The Roku Channel
Author: 0 Roku Announces Streaming Service The Roku Channel

The channel is available on both Roku smart TVs and on Roku streaming boxes and sticks, and it doesn't require any logins. Coming Soon reports that Roku, Inc. Roku (Private:ROKU), which filed for an initial public offering last week, has launched its own content channel on its platform. Anderson said that The Roku Channel would help consumers find content from publishers who might otherwise get lost in a catalog of over 5,000 channels.