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India's dominant services industry slumped in November on higher prices

India's dominant services industry slumped in November on higher prices IHS Markit's final composite Purchasing Managers' Index for the euro zone, seen as a good guide to growth, was confirmed at an earlier flash reading of 57.5, up from October's 56. and eurozone during the same period. Growth in the UK's dominant sector missed expectations in November, a closely-watched index has shown. Samuel Tombs, chief United Kingdom economist at Pantheon Macroeconomics, a f... [Full Article...]

Salvation Army's Red Kettle fundraiser off to slow start

Salvation Army's Red Kettle fundraiser off to slow start Monetary donations are appreciated as well, and red kettles can be found at the trailer as well as around Muscatine. There are still 5,000 families hoping to be adopted as a part of the annual Angel Tree campaign. Volunteer bell ringers are needed, in particular, for the Hilo Temple Corps. The donated items sold in the store are used to fund social service programs throughout the year. [Full Article...]

Ireland starts collecting back-tax from Apple

Ireland starts collecting back-tax from Apple Last year, the European Commission ruled that Apple should have to pay £11 billion in back taxes after the company funneled money through Ireland to avoid paying larger taxes on profits made throughout Europe. Ireland's low tax deals to large companies has been a key role in the country's economic success. Apple says the amount it's being told to repay is inaccurate, and Ireland says that the E... [Full Article...]

ANC Limpopo nominate Cyril Ramaphosa as preferred presidential candidate

ANC Limpopo nominate Cyril Ramaphosa as preferred presidential candidate His main rival, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, Zuma's ex-wife and favored candidate, was supported by 64 branches on the province, which include the nation's commercial center, Johannesburg, and Pretoria . Human Settlements minister Lindiwe Sisulu was nominated for deputy president, beating ANC treasurer-general Zweli Mkhize for the nomination. The remaining two provinces should announce their favored c... [Full Article...]

Featured Stock: United States Steel Corp. (X)

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Finally, Northern Trust Corp boosted its holdings in shares of AK Steel by 3.6% during the 2nd quarter. This company shares tumbled -57.07% from their most recent record high of $11.39 and now hold $1.54 billion in market value of equity. Arlington Capital Management Inc sold 19... [Full Article...]

Students in Warren learn about computer science during Hour of Code

Students in Warren learn about computer science during Hour of Code This week, students and teachers across the globe will participate in coding activities and promote computer science education in schools. Salsman comes from a music background with no formal computer training, though a TDSB wide competition dubbed the Hack-A-Thon propelled her and her students to learn how to code and the results have been eye-opening. [Full Article...]

Apple May Not Need This Supplier. Its Stock Crashes 23%

Apple May Not Need This Supplier. Its Stock Crashes 23% He added: "Our position remains that we have no material change in our ongoing business relationship with Apple Inc". However, Dialog does not have reason to believe its current expectations of 2018 Apple business would be impacted by such potential actions by Apple. [Full Article...]

Britain wants increased regulation of bitcoin, other cryptocurrencies

Britain wants increased regulation of bitcoin, other cryptocurrencies The remarks were quickly publicized on mainstream media as a 'crackdown' on cryptocurrencies, whereas the truth is closer to the expected course of regulatory acceptance of decentralized cryptocurrencies by ensuring trading platforms play by regulators' rules. [Full Article...]

U.S. approves bitcoin futures but Brits plan regulatory crackdown

U.S. approves bitcoin futures but Brits plan regulatory crackdown Bitcoin's market capitalization reached $192.3 billion on Monday afternoon Beijing time, as the price of the cryptocurrency surged to $11,503, according to data provider CoinMarketCap. The contracts will be cash-settled, and the price will be based on the daily auction price from Gemini, a cryptocurrency exchange based out of NY. Bitcoin prices shot above $10,000 for the first time earlier this ... [Full Article...]

Co-operative first to sell food past its 'best before' date

Co-operative first to sell food past its 'best before' date Confusion over the meaning of the two dates is a major factor in the UK's level of food waste , according to waste advisory body WRAP, which estimates that two million tonnes of food is wasted each year in United Kingdom homes purely because it is not being used in time. [Full Article...]

Winklevoss Twins Used Facebook Payout to Become Bitcoin Billionaires

Winklevoss Twins Used Facebook Payout to Become Bitcoin Billionaires The brother saw Bitcoin as a missing piece of the digital economy that would change the way of a transaction which is made now. Concern over its extreme volatility has not slowed its rapid rise. "If Bitcoin is a better gold or seen as a type of gold-like asset, then it could be in the trillions on a market cap". However, it seems Bitcoin's vast popularity is slowly gaining traction among priva... [Full Article...]

Cinnabon fuses cookie, cinnamon bun for new treat on National Cookie Day

Cinnabon fuses cookie, cinnamon bun for new treat on National Cookie Day Also for a limited time, when a guest purchases an order of the Cookie BonBites , they will receive a free 8-ounce bottle of Fairlife milk while supplies last. Hot Box Cookies: This Missouri-based cookie chain says it is giving away one free cookie with every order on National Cookie Day. Cookie Day is Coming! "The Cookie BonBite is one of our yummiest examples of creativity to come out of t... [Full Article...]

The verdict in the Kate Steinle murder trial was shocking but fair

The verdict in the Kate Steinle murder trial was shocking but fair Judge Jeanine Pirro slammed the not guilty verdict delivered Thursday in the murder of Kate Steinle, who was shot and killed by Jose Ines Garcia Zarate on Pier 14 in San Francisco in 2015 in a case that sparked furious debate over illegal immigration and so-called sanctuary cities. [Full Article...]

Fiat Chrysler, GM Sales Down; Ford Up

Honda Motor and Ford Motor reported bigger U.S. sales gains than expected for last month as big rebates and cut-rate financing offers lured buyers into showrooms. Increased truck and SUV sales were offset by steep declines in auto sales. "More vehicles are sold in December than any other month, and we are very well-positioned, because we have momentum in so many segments, but especially in cr... [Full Article...]

Rosberg keen on future Formulation E function

Rosberg keen on future Formulation E function After venturing to Hong Kong this weekend in an ambassadorial role for clothing giant Hugo Boss, Rosberg admitted he would be keen to get involved in Formula E in some way in the future. Hugo Boss, who Rosberg was attending the race with as an ambassador, recently ended its sponsorship of Mercedes' F1 team to become title sponsor of Formula E. [Full Article...]

Woman Says She Was Barred From McDonald's Unless She Removed Hijab

Woman Says She Was Barred From McDonald's Unless She Removed Hijab To this she replied: "It's not just a matter of taking it off". The 19-year-old woman, who has chosen to stay anonymous, said she was stopped by the security guard while entering a McDonald's in north London and told her head covering was a security threat and must be removed, local media reported Friday. [Full Article...]

GONE TOO SOON: many mourn the passing of pioneer Lowell Hawthorne

GONE TOO SOON: many mourn the passing of pioneer Lowell Hawthorne Bronx Borough President, Ruben Diaz Jr, said Hawthorne would be "sorely missed". Before the shooting, the video shows Hawthorne speaking with a pair of workers who left the room, both of whom were crouched down when they later returned to his office, sources said. [Full Article...]

Analysts at Goldman Sachs Give Marathon Petro (NYSE:MPC) a Downgrade

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.93 in Q2 2017. Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. The stock of Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) earned "Buy" rating by Cowen & Co on Thursday, July 13. Barclays Capital maintained it with "Overweight" rating and $54 target in Wednesday, March 16 report. [Full Article...]

Coca-Cola Company (The) (KO) Stake Boosted by Chicago Equity Partners LLC

Coca-Cola Company (The) (KO) Stake Boosted by Chicago Equity Partners LLC Kdi Capital Partners Llc who had been investing in Coca for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $195.86 billion market cap company. Coca-Cola European Partners plc has 485.01 million shares outstanding, and in the last trade has seen ATR around 0.74. [Full Article...]

Man cooks up waffle feast after finding staff asleep

Man cooks up waffle feast after finding staff asleep According to NBC affiliate WIS , Alex Bowen said he went to the West Columbia 24-hour restaurant to grab a bite when he couldn't sleep. Bowen said that all he wanted was a "delicious Texas bacon cheesesteak melt". "I was pretty inebriated", Bowen told ABC News . They also caution against going behind the counter for safety reasons - while adding that a customer really shouldn't ever have to do it... [Full Article...]


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