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Business Dow Erases Gains After Hitting 26000 for 1st Time
Author: 0 Dow Erases Gains After Hitting 26000 for 1st Time

The leading index of USA shares has risen 1,000 points in just 12 days - and six stock market trading sessions, given that Wall Street was closed for Martin Luther King Jr Day on Monday - fuelled by an upswing in the global economy and the prospect of bumper company earnings thanks to Donald Trump's corporate tax cuts .

Author: 0 Carillion collapse: Small firms' support ends in 2 days

Lancashire County Council leader Geoff Driver said an agreement in 2013 with Carillion saw it assist in disposing of surplus property but there were no other contracts. A cabinet member said to me yesterday, in all seriousness, that it would have been "illegal" for the government and public-sector bodies to have rejected bids from Carillion for government contracts in the second half of past year, when it was very publicly warning that its profitability was far less than it had been ...

Business India Welcomes More Foreign Investment in Retail and Airlines
Author: 0 India Welcomes More Foreign Investment in Retail and Airlines

While foreign airlines were allowed to invest up to 49 per cent in the paid-up capital of Indian private airlines under the government approval route, this provision was not applicable to Air India. Anshul Gupta, Research Director at Gartner India, said that the latest decision "removes systemic friction and will allow global brands to speed up investment to begin operations sooner".

Business US Core Inflation Accelerates
Author: 0 US Core Inflation Accelerates

Told to keep the inflation at 4 per cent, RBI, which has seen inflation rise beyond the comfort zone, will be under pressure to not slash the interest rate . Including all items, the broader CPI showed a smaller gain in December in line with estimates, as energy prices declined, a Labor Department report showed Friday.

Business M&S and Tesco dive on Christmas results
Author: 0 M&S and Tesco dive on Christmas results

Close rival Debenhams warned over profits last week after tough trading, while figures also out on Thursday from Marks & Spencer showed a steep fall in clothing and home sales, although it blamed this on an unusually warm October. Total sales in United Kingdom however improved 1.1 percent to 2,858 million pounds (3,855 million dollars), while like-for-like sales decreased 1.4 percent in the quarter.

Business Jamestown Sam's Club closing
Author: 0 Jamestown Sam's Club closing

One Georgia store in Lithonia is also on the list. The notice says 176 workers are affected by the closure. Sam's Club closings are happening this year as Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE: WMT ) said that the company is shuttering the doors of 63 of its locations.

Business ISRO set to launch its 100th satellite today
Author: 0 ISRO set to launch its 100th satellite today

Benefits of India's success are available to our partners! The launch of the 100th satellite by ISRO signifies both its glorious achievements, and also the bright future of India's space programme. launch. At first, the take off had been scheduled at 9:28 am, but it was delayed a minute because there was a fear of the satellite colliding with debris.

Business NC loses Toyota-Mazda vehicle plant to Alabama
Author: 0 NC loses Toyota-Mazda vehicle plant to Alabama

Toyota has 10 USA plants in eight states in an arc running from West Virginia through Kentucky, Indiana, Alabama, Mississippi and Texas.Toyota and Mazda announced a capital alliance in August and are exploring joint development of technologies for the basic structure of competitive electric vehicles.

Business Packers expected to hire Mike Pettine as defensive coordinator
Author: 0 Packers expected to hire Mike Pettine as defensive coordinator

The expectation is that the Green Bay Packers will hire the former Browns head coach to serve as defensive coordinator. New Packers GM Brian Gutekunst differs from his predecessor with his plans to be more active in the free-agent market and more open with the media.

Business Crude Oil Soars Above USD63 For 3-Year High
Author: 0 Crude Oil Soars Above USD63 For 3-Year High

Oil's price rally this year to its highest since May 2015 may seem a source of glee for OPEC, but some in the producer group fear the gains could prompt shale companies to crank open their spigots and flood the market. The report also noted that the North Sea Brent barrel stands at $64 per barrel, which is the highest it has been since November 2014, the start of the oil price crisis.

Author: 0 Trump says he'd be open to talking with North Korean leader

In a New Year's Day speech, North Korea's young leader, Kim Jong Un , said he was willing to send a delegation to next month's Winter Olympics in South Korea, while also announcing he has a "nuclear button" on his desk that could launch an atomic bomb at any location in the mainland United States.

Business State legislators in Nebraska and California are introducing net neutrality laws
Author: 0 State legislators in Nebraska and California are introducing net neutrality laws

Bernie Sanders, an independent who caucuses with the Democratic Party. "Nothing in this part precludes a State from imposing requirements on a telecommunications carrier for intrastate services that are necessary to further competition in the provision of telephone exchange service or exchange access, as long as the State's requirements are not inconsistent with this part or the Commission's regulations to implement this part".

Author: 0 Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC) Estimates Point To 5YOY PE

The stock decreased 0.43% or $0.12 during the last trading session, reaching $27.87. The average 1-year price target for ( MRO ) reveals an average price target of $18.25 per share. 47 funds opened positions while 114 raised stakes. Tokio Marine Asset Mgmt Com Limited, a Japan-based fund reported 4,874 shares. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa has invested 0% in Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc.

Business DeWanda Wise joins the cast of Marvel's 'Captain Marvel'
Author: 0 DeWanda Wise joins the cast of Marvel's 'Captain Marvel'

Wise will join Samuel L. Jackson , Jude Law , and Ben Mendelsohn . We're already getting Carol Danvers' origin in this movie, so it wouldn't be a stretch for someone else to get powers by the film's end, right? Captain Marvel is a Marvel Cinematic Universe prequel of sorts, taking place in the 1990s .

Business Economy set for slowdown in next fiscal
Author: 0 Economy set for slowdown in next fiscal

Meanwhiele, the CSO also projected that the manufacturing sector will grow at 4.6 percent in 2017-18, compared to 7.9 percent in 2016-17. Growth in gross value added ( GVA ) - a broad measure of the value of all goods and services produced in the economy that strips out the impact of taxes and subsidies - also slowed to 6.1 per cent, sharply lower than the RBI's estimate of 6.7 per cent.

Business It's Hoda! Kotb named co-host of NBC's 'Today' show
Author: 0 It's Hoda! Kotb named co-host of NBC's 'Today' show

Kotb , 53, has hosted the "Kathie Lee & Hoda " segment of the "Today" show alongside Kathie Lee Gifford since 2008, and will continue to host that fourth-hour program in addition to her new gig. She has been one of the show's most valued employees, getting promoted to third co-anchor in March of 2017, making her an obvious choice when NBC News needed an immediate fill-in after Matt Lauer got fired.

Business Computer outage at customs causes major travel headache at JFK Airport
Author: 0 Computer outage at customs causes major travel headache at JFK Airport

Computer issues at U.S. Customs and Border protection at JFK Airport caused lines and major headaches for travelers at JFK Airport. Although the systems are working again, San Diego travelers may still face a backlog of lines and delays. It left hundreds of folks stuck in lines for a couple of hours in a part of the airport where there's normally not a lot to do. CBP took immediate action to address the technology disruption.

Business Censor Board Seeks 26 Cuts, Title Change in Padmavati
Author: 0 Censor Board Seeks 26 Cuts, Title Change in Padmavati

The Censor Board has made a decision to give Padmavati - at the centre of a huge controversy and violent protests - a UA (universal adult) certificate, and suggested five modifications, including changing the film's title to Padmavat . Sanjay Leela Bhansali's periodic drama Padmavati starring Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh and Shahid Kapoor, has been at the center of various controversies for the past few weeks.

Author: 0 Bitcoin prices on downward spiral in Korea

After forming a high of $16416 this week, the cryptocurrency came under a selling pressure as traders showed their reaction to South Korea's news . Hong said that under the new measure, only real-name bank accounts and matching accounts at cryptocurrency exchanges can be used for deposits and withdrawals, while the issuance of new virtual accounts to cryptocurrency exchanges will be banned.

Business Tiger Zinda Hai crosses 200 crore mark
Author: 0 Tiger Zinda Hai crosses 200 crore mark

If that wasn't all, while Tiger Zinda Hai is ruling the box office, Salman Khan too seems to be having a career high. The much-awaited movie which is the sequel to " Ek Tha Tiger " is creating new records with every passing day. Internationally as well, the film had earned Rs 54.79 crore in the first weekend. The sizzling chemistry of Salman and Katrina is simply like cherry on the cake.

Business New year, blue Moon
Author: 0 New year, blue Moon

A supermoon occurs when the moon is in its full moon stage and also at the point in its orbit nearest to Earth, which is called perigee. This isn't as unusual as the saying "once in a blue moon " might imply: Two full moons typically occur in the same month every two and a half years.

Business 3GPP ratifies first 5G specifications at meeting in Portugal
Author: 0 3GPP ratifies first 5G specifications at meeting in Portugal

The decision by the 3GPP TSG RAN meeting to finalize the first implementable 5G NR specification means that the telecoms industry can now start preparing for the rollout of a standardized technology. 5G global standardization is expected to be completed by 2019. These layers have been standardized in the first specifications as the building blocks of 5G NR.