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Business Hulu set for RuPaul drama
Author: 0 Hulu set for RuPaul drama

The series, now titled " Queen ", will present a fictionalized version of RuPaul's rise to prominence beginning in 1980's NY up to the present day as a world-renowned drag queen and global icon for the LGBT community. He rocketed to fame after the release of his first single, " Supermodel (You Better Work )". Lennon ( Orange Is the New Black ), RuPaul , World of Wonder and Bad Robot are all repped by CAA.

Business Dems demand answers on controversial Google memo
Author: 0 Dems demand answers on controversial Google memo

The memo comes at a time where the US gender pay gap for full-time, year-round workers has proven stubbornly persistent at about 20 percent. In the wake of Damore's memo, more than 60 female employees are considering bringing class-action lawsuits against the company over alleged sexism and pay inequality, according to The Guardian .

Author: 0 UAE insists airspace not open to Qatari flights

Qatar Airways chief executive Akbar al-Baker said on Wednesday the carrier was evaluating whether to use the supposedly-newly-opened air routes. "The General Civil Aviation Authority of the United Arab Emirates denies allowing aircraft registered in the State of Qatar to cross the sovereign airspace of the state", the authority said in an a statement on Wednesday.

Business Factors to Note Before Buying Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ACHN)
Author: 0 Factors to Note Before Buying Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ACHN)

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc . ValueAct Holdings L.P. raised its position in Valeant Pharmaceuticals International by 20.0% in the first quarter. On average, equities analysts predict that Valeant Pharmaceuticals International will post $3.89 earnings per share for the current year. (NYSE: VRX ) by some 43,008,750 shares, 149 decreased positions by 66,328,383 and 63 held positions by 70,970,552.

Author: 0 Levels in View For Nuveen Intermediate Duration Quality Municipal Term Fund (NIQ)

The data is represented graphically by fluctuating between a value of 0 and 100. The opposite would be the case for a falling ADX line. The indicator is computed by using the average losses and gains of a stock over a certain time period. A reading between -80 to -100 may be typically viewed as strong oversold territory. Nuveen Real Asset Income and Gr shares had a trading volume of 50K by the end of trading on Friday.

Business BHP Billiton Limited (NYSE:BHP) Stake Increased by Bollard Group LLC
Author: 0 BHP Billiton Limited (NYSE:BHP) Stake Increased by Bollard Group LLC

BHP Billiton Limited earned a news sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern's scale. Cowen & Co maintained the shares of BHP in report on Thursday, November 10 with "Market Perform" rating. As per Tuesday, February 9, the company rating was initiated by RBC Capital Markets. They now have a GBX 1,300 ($16.98) price objective on the mining company's stock.

Business Blue Apron: Shares Plunge 17% After Unappetizing Quarter
Author: 0 Blue Apron: Shares Plunge 17% After Unappetizing Quarter

Analysts surveyed by FactSet were expecting a loss per share of 27 cents. A year earlier the New York-based company earned $5.5 million, or breakeven per share. Blue Apron Holdings Inc notes that its average revenue per customers for the second quarter of 2017 was $251. Blue Apron posted strong revenue growth in its second quarter, but scaled down marketing efforts and a sequential decline in customers has investors jittery.

Business DfT reveals victor of West Midlands rail franchise
Author: 0 DfT reveals victor of West Midlands rail franchise

The new franchise will run until March 2026. Govia said it was "disappointed" after it missing out to West Midlands Trains, a joint venture between Dutch and Japanese companies. This approach is already producing high levels of customer satisfaction. Smart ticketing will be rolled out across the network and more than 800 new digital information screens will be installed at 150 stations to provide real-time information, with a new mobile phone app providing live information on train loading ...

Business Toshiba dodges delisting risk after auditor approval
Author: 0 Toshiba dodges delisting risk after auditor approval

Toshiba Corp has secured its auditor's sign-off on its financial results, likely avoiding an immediate delisting, although its future hung in the balance with no progress in talks to sell its chips business. The approval had not come on schedule because of concerns about Toshiba's money-losing nuclear business in the U.S. The company said it had a net loss of 965.7 billion yen (US$8.8 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31 but said it would swing back to profitability in the current ...

Business Disney faces privacy complaint over children's apps
Author: 0 Disney faces privacy complaint over children's apps

Children need protecting when they are online, which is why since April 21, 2000 the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 ( COPPA ) has been in effect. This is not the first time Disney has faced litigation over alleged Coppa violations. The federal law, passed in 1998, is created to protect children's privacy when they use the internet.

Business Flipkart gets $2.5 bn funding boost from SoftBank in fight against Amazon
Author: 0 Flipkart gets $2.5 bn funding boost from SoftBank in fight against Amazon

The three people, who asked not to be identified, said the investment was at least $2.5 billion. This investment in Flipkart is a mix of primary and secondary capital. "After this financing round, Flipkart will have in excess of United States dollars 4 billion of cash on balance sheet", Flipkart added. "We look forward to the results of the Snapdeal 2.0 strategy and to remain invested in the vibrant Indian e-commerce space", he said in a statement last month.

Business Equity indices trade in red, healthcare stocks tumble
Author: 0 Equity indices trade in red, healthcare stocks tumble

However, Oracle Financial Services Software (down 2.26 per cent), Tata Elxsi (down 1.54 per cent), Tata Consultancy Services (down 0.94 per cent) and MindTree (down 0.83 per cent) were trading lower. On the currency front, the rupee weakened by 25 paise to close at 64.08-09 to a U.S. dollar from its previous close at 63.83-84. Asian stocks turned lower on Thursday with Japan's Nikkei 225 was trading at 19,703.05 down 0.18%, while Hong Kong's Hang Seng at 27,328.60 lower by 1.54% and ...

Business Stocks down, gold up after North Korea threat
Author: 0 Stocks down, gold up after North Korea threat

The U.S. dollar fell about 1 percent against the Swiss franc and was on track for its biggest one-day loss in two-and-a-half years as investors huddled in the currency considered one of the oldest and safest investments. MCX Silver was higher by 0.76% at Rs 38,885 per 1 kg. The Swiss franc was on pace for its biggest single-day rise against the euro since the Swiss National Bank removed its cap on the currency in January 2015.

Business Netherlands blamed for tainted egg scandal
Author: 0 Netherlands blamed for tainted egg scandal

They have reportedly pinned the source of the insecticide to a supplier of cleaning products in the Netherlands . Luxembourg became the latest European country hit by a scare over tainted eggs, with a major supermarket chain pulling them from the shelves and other firms affected, authorities said Thursday.

Author: 0 Stock markets slip as North Korea tensions build

Why wasn't the market impacted. First, a wave of selling doused Asia's markets - sending Tokyo's Nikkei 225 down 1.3% and pressuring South Korea's Kospi Index to a 1.1% decline. Gold settled up 1.4% at $1,256.40 an ounce, then rose almost 2% - to almost $1,283 - after Wednesday's settlement. Gold was the big victor Wednesday as stocks pared back to moderate losses and Walt Disney ( DIS ) dragged on the Dow , while Netflix ( NFLX ) and Priceline Group (PCLN) hindered the Nasdaq and ...

Business United Kingdom house price growth at four-year low, surveyors say
Author: 0 United Kingdom house price growth at four-year low, surveyors say

Political uncertainty, record-low stock numbers, and the impact of tax changes continued to slow the "faltering" United Kingdom housing market in July, according to the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors . More expensive property was struggling to sell for close to its asking price. For homes listed at between £500,000 and £1m, a combined 57% of respondents said sales prices had been lower than asking prices.

Business Walmart sorry for 'horrible' gun display
Author: 0 Walmart sorry for 'horrible' gun display

Crowson also said early indications the sign was at a store in Evansville, Indiana, were incorrect. However, people who viewed the picture found it in very bad taste, given the United States' history of mass shootings at schools, such as Sandy Hook and Columbine .

Business Facebook Watch is an an exclusive video platform to compete with YouTube
Author: 0 Facebook Watch is an an exclusive video platform to compete with YouTube

Facebook plans to have a few hundred shows when it rolls out to all U.S. users, and eventually get to thousands of shows, according to Facebook's VP of news and video Fidji Simo. This new feature will be rolling out for a small group of people in the USA tomorrow while the rest of the world will have to patiently wait. Watch is personalized to help you discover new shows , organized around what your friends and communities are watching.

Business Gold edges lower amid rising geopolitical tensions
Author: 0 Gold edges lower amid rising geopolitical tensions

However, shares of Dean Foods tumbled, trading 20.1 percent weaker at US$11.96 as of 2.24pm in NY, after the U.S. dairy processor posted quarterly results that fell short of expectations and downgraded its full-year forecast amid "a challenging and rapidly evolving retail environment".

Business Aperio Group LLC Has $34.90 Million Position in Morgan Stanley (MS)
Author: 0 Aperio Group LLC Has $34.90 Million Position in Morgan Stanley (MS)

The counter witnessed a trading volume of 1.86 million shares versus an average volume of 1.79 million shares during last trading session. This is a positive change from Morgan Stanley's previous quarterly dividend of $0.20. Morgan Stanley's yield ratio (DPR) is presently 28.65%. Stock analysts at Wells Fargo & Company began coverage on shares of Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) in a note issued to investors on Wednesday, The Fly reports.