Sunday August 20-th, 2017

BofA chooses Dublin as post-Brexit hub BofA chooses Dublin as post-Brexit hub

The bank now has two offices in Dublin. Commenting on the decision, Alexander Wilmot-Sitwell, president for the group's Europe , Middle East and Africa operations, said: "Until the final outcome of the political negotiations has been reached, none...

City council in London apologises after fining 5-year-old for £150 City council in London apologises after fining 5-year-old for £150

The girl and her father, Andre Spicer, set up the stand last Saturday to sell 50p cups of lemonade to thousands of music fans making their way to Lovebox Festival in Victoria Park. "We were then issued a fine of £150". But the academic, who has also ...

Paysafe shares jump on bid approach Paysafe shares jump on bid approach

In a separate statement, Paysafe - which offers services including pre-paid cashcards and online wallets - said it was also planning a takeover of U.S. The group added that Blackstone and CVC have indicated that their financing requirements will be f...

Sensex, Nifty overcome flat trend to end positively Sensex, Nifty overcome flat trend to end positively

The key index had slipped 26.30 points in the previous session. Mumbai: Despite positive global cues, the Indian equity markets erased their morning gains to provisionally close in the red on Thursday, as heavy selling pressure was witnessed in m...

Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze escorted out of town for calling hookers Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze escorted out of town for calling hookers

A day after Ole Miss head coach Hugh Freeze resigned following five seasons , the team lost a commitment from class of 2019 defensive back, Bobby Wolfe . The thought of Miles, a former LSU coach, at Ole Miss taking on LSU and Ed Orgeron , a ...

FTC looking into allegations of Amazon's Deceptive Discounting FTC looking into allegations of Amazon's Deceptive Discounting

The United Food and Commercial Workers Union has objected to the merger , predicting Amazon's online model and size will make competitors close and eventually eliminate customer choice. When you say you're selling an item for 30% off of some highe...

BOJ blames Japan's unique labor practice for low wages, inflation BOJ blames Japan's unique labor practice for low wages, inflation

The euro whipsawed, retreating as the central bank deferred the delicate decision on policy normalization until later this year, and then advancing as Draghi pointed to a timeline for policy makers to consider any change in their language. Japan's tr...

Investment Analysts' Recent Ratings Updates for GVC Holdings PLC (GVC) Investment Analysts' Recent Ratings Updates for GVC Holdings PLC (GVC)

Investors sentiment increased to 1.06 in 2016 Q4. Its up 1.35, from 1.22 in 2016Q3. Shares of GVC Holdings PLC (GVC) opened at 768.50 on Friday. Adient plc, formerly Adient Limited, is an automotive seating supplier. The firm has "Add" rating g...

African Nations Cup switched from winter to summer, CAF confirm African Nations Cup switched from winter to summer, CAF confirm

Former CAF president Issa Hayatou opposed the move several times suggesting the weather patterns in Africa favoured the January/February period. CAF hold a congress in Rabat on Friday to pass changes to the body's statutes in order to bring it in...

NY to DC in 29 minutes? It's time to get 'hyper'! NY to DC in 29 minutes? It's time to get 'hyper'!

Musk announced on social media that his tunnel-boring company received approval to build a super-high-speed transportation system, or Hyperloop , for travel between Washington, D.C. Hyperloop technology was first introduced in a 2013 white pape...

Siemens Reportedly Halts Deliveries To Russian Firms Over Crimea Case Siemens Reportedly Halts Deliveries To Russian Firms Over Crimea Case

It added that it had not uncovered any indication of violations of Crimean sanctions on its own part. The European Union allows the export of power station parts to Russian Federation but not to Crimea, the Ukrainian peninsula annexed by Russian Fe...

Lyft launches a self-driving vehicle division to take on Uber Lyft launches a self-driving vehicle division to take on Uber

Lyft's new push comes as Uber is facing a lawsuit from Waymo over alleged theft of trade secrets relating to self-driving technology designs. For now, slightly late to the game, Lyft will be needing to pull out all the stops to attract top talent...

General Electric weighs on Wall Street General Electric weighs on Wall Street

On the other hand, the Honeywell International was edged up by 0.1% as the manufacturing and technology sector showed an increase in its second-quarter profit. GE watched as operations fell 67 percent to $3.6 billion in the previous year, looking b...

Avista sold to Canadian electric company Avista sold to Canadian electric company

Avista will maintain its existing corporate headquarters in Spokane and will continue to operate as a stand-alone utility in the five states. The Ontario government recently initiated a "Fair Hydro Plan" to reduce energy rates for the average consume...

Dark net markets AlphaBay and Hansa shut after huge worldwide police sting Dark net markets AlphaBay and Hansa shut after huge worldwide police sting

Europol said Hansa was the third-largest criminal marketplace on the darknet, and traded similarly high volumes in illicit drugs and other commodities. "Dark websites like Alpha Bay and others run on what is called the Tor network; hidden serv...

Sears Seeks Salvation Through Amazon With Alexa-Powered Kenmore Products Sears Seeks Salvation Through Amazon With Alexa-Powered Kenmore Products

The Kenmore Smart connected room ACs are the first products to feature voice control, and consumers can raise and lower temperatures using the Kenmore Smart skill. Home Depot and Whirlpool are down more than 4%. "We continuously look for opp...

Jubilant June for retail sales Jubilant June for retail sales

Excluding auto fuel, retail sales climbed climbed 0.9 percent, in contrast to a 1.5 percent decrease in the previous month. Sales rose in nearly every category last month. Ben Brettell, senior economist at Hargreaves Lansdown, said: " This news a...

Dow, S&P 500, Nasdaq end at new records Dow, S&P 500, Nasdaq end at new records

The Atlanta Federal Reserve raised its second-quarter GDP estimate by one-tenth of a percentage point to a 2.5 percent annualized rate after data showed US homebuilding surged to a four-month high in June. In Asia, shares gained slightly on Thursday ...

Discovery & Scripps reported to be discussing merger Discovery & Scripps reported to be discussing merger

Thanks to an increase of nearly 6.35% in the past one month, the stock price is now with underperforming -86.24% so far on the year - still in weak zone. boosted its stake in shares of Scripps Networks Interactive by 22.2% in the first quarter. GA...

Trigger-happy policeman, 18 others arrested as calm returns to Apapa Trigger-happy policeman, 18 others arrested as calm returns to Apapa

When all entreaties to the protesting truck drivers failed, the erring policeman reportedly fled from the bank to another one nearby, which was set on fire by the mob in order to forcibly get the culprit. Also speaking with Nigerian Tribune, a staf...

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