Sunday February 19-th, 2017

Climate momentum will continue: United States envoy on Trump vote

The letter, entitled "Business Backs Low-carbon US", is also addressed to Congress, global leaders and outgoing President Barack Obama. We've teamed up with Michael Hebb, creator of Death Over Dinner, to help design Earth To Dinner , a global proj...

Judge blocks Obama rule extending overtime pay to 4.2m workers

The new rule would have doubled the salary threshold necessary to be exempt from overtime requirements. The measure, which had been set to take effect December 1, was meant to send a jolt to slow-growing US incomes. While the U.S. Department of L...

France's Fabius Confused by Trump Statements on Climate

During the mandate of Barack Obama, United States ratified the Agreement, which provides for the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions. Last week, China's chief climate negotiator, Minister Xie Zhenhua, said that no matter what the USA does, Chin...

Chicago college students walk out of class to protest Trump Chicago college students walk out of class to protest Trump

De Blasio said Trump's stance "flew in the face of all that was great about New York City, the ultimate city of immigrants". He said on Sunday he was "so saddened" to hear about racial slurs and personal threats made against African-Americans, Latino...

Americans hitting roads for busy Thanksgiving holiday

NY and regional neighbors of Pennsylvania ($2.37) and Washington, D.C., ($2.36), are still among the top-10 most expensive markets in the country despite the recent price drops. They will implement Operation Keep It Moving on Wednesday and again Sun...

Asian Shares Gain, Lifted by Oil Price Rally on Wall Street Asian Shares Gain, Lifted by Oil Price Rally on Wall Street

The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index was up 60.51 points, or 0.40 per cent, at 15,100.38. "What may not be factored in is the possibility of follow-through on other, more protectionist campaign proposals", they wrote in a note to cl...

British workers face biggest squeeze on earnings for 70 years

The Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) said figures unveiled in Chancellor Philip Hammond's Autumn Statement on Wednesday indicated real wages will still not have returned to pre-crash levels by 2021. "Until the Government gets to that position, we ...

Pilots at Germany's Lufthansa launch 2-day strike

Intending passengers are being advised to check the Lufthansa website. This strike is the 14th to hit the airline in its row with the Vereinigung Cockpit (VC) union and the airline said it has to abandon 876 of nearly 3,000 flights booked for W...

Francois Fillon says Jews 'did not respect the law'

Fillon would win the conservative nomination for 2017 presidential election with 65 percent of votes versus 35 percent for his rival Alain Juppe, a moderate politician who has always been the poll's favorite, according to the survey. Juppe has condem...

Lilly Alzheimer's drug fails in latest study

The results for Lilly's solanezumab were a highly anticipated event on Wall Street, with some analysts saying the company's shares could have leapt 20 percent or more had the clinical trial succeeded. (Lilly) never seemed to have a great answer for w...

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp (NASDAQ:CTSH): Price Reaction History

The growth estimate for Impax Laboratories Inc. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 8.4% on a year-over-year basis. For the next 5 years, Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation is expecting Growth of 11.23% per annum, whereas in the past 5 ...

Marvell Technology Group Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRVL) Valuation According To Analysts Marvell Technology Group Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRVL) Valuation According To Analysts

In the past 30 days, 4 estimates have gone higher for Marvell Technology while none have gone lower in the same time period. Marvell Technology Group was upgraded by analysts at Vetr from a "buy" rating to a "strong-buy" rating. The EPS for the...

Brokers Issue New Targets On Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) Brokers Issue New Targets On Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD)

This appreciation has taken its market valuation to 28.92B. Other Hedge Funds, Including, Pier Capital added AMD to its portfolio by purchasing 730,355 company shares during the most recent quarter which is valued at $4,959,110. Some buy side analy...

Couple Arrested After Having Sexual Activity in auto as Child Watched Couple Arrested After Having Sexual Activity in auto as Child Watched

They say the small boy was in the back seat, awake and alert. Rory Clark, 27, and Kimberly Onorato, 28, "appeared to be engaged in sexual activity in the front seats of the auto while a small child was seated in the back, watching", police said in ...

Rams' Hill will be inactive after early-morning arrest Rams' Hill will be inactive after early-morning arrest

Hill has appeared in all nine regular-season games in 2016, starting four times. He was taken to Los Angeles Police Department's Van Nuys jail where he was booked on suspicion of DUI. While the National Football League team is known as the Los Angele...

Trump aide says he's going to the New York Times Trump aide says he's going to the New York Times

Trump told the New York Times in an interview that he thinks there is "some connectivity" between human activity and global warming, despite previously describing climate change as a hoax. The New York Times reports that during his complain...

Fidelity chair Johnson to retire; daughter takes over Fidelity chair Johnson to retire; daughter takes over

Over her career, she's done everything at the firm from managing investments to overseeing technology. She became CEO in October 2014, and is credited with expanding the company worldwide, cutting costs and slashing the expenses of its index funds to...

Tree lightings kick off Christmas season Tree lightings kick off Christmas season

Guests were treated to the display of lights on and around the tree, along with a musical performance of Christmas carols by Sam Houston Elementary School students. Many swap out their boots and sneakers for ice skates to glide around the rink amidst...

Kingfisher sales growth slows as France applies the brake Kingfisher sales growth slows as France applies the brake

Within the group, B&Q posted a total like-for-like increase of 3.5% in Q3, although its store closure programme, which is nearly complete, hindered total sales at £900m, down by 3.6% on past year. In a statement , Kingfisher said strong growth in t...

Sensex Wipes Out 12-Month Gains, Nifty Closes Below 8000 Points Sensex Wipes Out 12-Month Gains, Nifty Closes Below 8000 Points

The 30-share pack resumed higher at 25,928.16 and hovered in a range of 26,039.70 and 25,816.53 before quoting 25,869.91 at 1100 hours, showing a gain of 104.71 points, or 0.41 per cent, from its last close. Moreover, sustained buying by domestic ins...

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