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This Is The Most Expensive Bag Ever Sold

This Is The Most Expensive Bag Ever Sold An Herm├Ęs Birkin bag just sold for $380,000 in Hong Kong, thus becoming the world's most expensive bag ever to sell at auction . Eunis Chan models a Matte White Himalaya Niloticus Crocodile Diamond Birkin with 18K gold and diamond hardware - one of the most valuable handbags in the world - during a preview at Christies in Hong Kong on May 4, 2016. [Full Article...]

US employers add modest 138K jobs; rate dips to 4.3 percent

According to the Labor Department , the unemployment rate fell to 4.3 percent from 4.4 percent, which is the lowest it has been since 2001. Shortly after the Great Recession ended in June 2009, unemployment peaked at 10%. The rock-solid if run-of-the-mill recovery has persuaded the Fed to embark on a series of gradual increases in interest rates that raise the cost of borrowing for consum... [Full Article...]

Pens' Nick Bonino on crutches, game-time decision for Game 3

Pens' Nick Bonino on crutches, game-time decision for Game 3 I played in Pittsburgh . Then it's way too much. The three-goal explosion from the highest scoring team in hockey during the regular season - occurring in three minutes and 28 seconds - mirrored the first period in Game 1 when the Penguins busted out for three in less than five minutes. [Full Article...]

State Bank revises transaction charges on select services

State Bank revises transaction charges on select services For value above Rs 5,000, Rs 2 per piece or Rs 5 per 1,000 plus service tax, whichever is higher on the entire order will be charged. From June 1 onwards, if you transfer fund through INB/ MB/ UPI/ USSD, then you will have to pay Rs 5 +ST for up to Rs 1 lakh, Rs 15 +ST above Rs 1 lakh and up to Rs 2 lakh, and Rs 25 +ST for fund above Rs 2 lakh and up to Rs 5 lakh. [Full Article...]

Moody's downgrades China credit rating on fears of slowdown

By downgrading China's credit rating, Moody's said China's debt is likely to grow substantially, while its economy slows down. S&P and Fitch have also revised their ratings, placing China's foreign and local currency long term debt at AA- with a negative outlook, and A+ with a stable outlook, respectively. [Full Article...]

United says new LA-Singapore route will be longest from US

And up till 2013, SIA operated the longest flight routes between us and the USA, with direct flights to LA and New York's John F. Kennedy Airport that took between 16 and 19 hours each. The aircraft will have 252 seats, including 48 Polaris business-class seats and 88 Economy Plus seats, which offer extra legroom at the front of the economy cabin. [Full Article...]

Heatwave's Late Weather: Chance of Showers, Then Hotter

Heatwave's Late Weather: Chance of Showers, Then Hotter Saturday night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. A mostly dry stretch of weather through Thursday . Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Low 56F. Winds S at 5 to 10 miles per hour. Chance of rain is 30 percent. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. A few more showers and storms look possible Friday into the 1st weekend of June.... [Full Article...]

Big 4's market share growth overshadowed by Aldi & Lidl

Big 4's market share growth overshadowed by Aldi & Lidl Aldi sales lifted 19.8 per cent, while Lidl was up 18.3 per cent. Iceland also grew well ahead of the market, increasing sales by 8.6 per cent and attracting 380,000 more shoppers to boost its share to 2.2 per cent. "In particular, [Asda] has taken advantage of own label's growing popularity with consumers - its recently revamped "Farm Stores" line helped increase sales of the grocer's cheape... [Full Article...]

OPEC panel looking at deepening, extending oil cuts

OPEC panel looking at deepening, extending oil cuts Yet, earlier this month, Reuters reported that there were 35 tankers with a combined capacity of 65 million barrels of crude sitting in the Straits of Malacca in Malaysia - one of the main global oil shipment routes. The agency kept its global demand growth forecast for 2017 unchanged at 1.3 million barrels per day (bpd) due to a gradual decrease in previously active consumer markets, includ... [Full Article...]

John Wood Group PLC (WG) Price Target Cut to GBX 850

John Wood Group PLC (WG) Price Target Cut to GBX 850 Peel Hunt maintained Restaurant Group PLC (LON:RTN) rating on Friday, August 12. As per Wednesday, May 11, the company rating was initiated by Bernstein. It has a 12.61 P/E ratio. The Company's segments are its geographical locations, which include Belgium, France, Germany, Netherlands and the United Kingdom. [Full Article...]

Eddie Jones says Lions experience will help England tackle New Zealand

Eddie Jones says Lions experience will help England tackle New Zealand New Zealand-born Ireland centre Jared Payne has also been included on the bench , giving him the chance to play for the Lions on the ground on which he regularly played for Northland province. "It is important you win (games outside the tests) and you do get a good feeling in the camp when you win games, but realistically these next three-four weeks are going to be big learning weeks for us", c... [Full Article...]

China's Li: fighting climate change is 'global consensus'

China's Li: fighting climate change is 'global consensus' Italian, German and French leaders also dismissed Mr Trump's suggestion that the global pact could be revised. With Trump's action, the U.S. will walk away from almost every nation in the world on one of the pressing global issues of the 21st century. [Full Article...]

British Airways IT outage caused by contractor who switched off power

The GMB union has pointed to more than 200 redundancies made in the IT department under ferocious costcutting plans, which included bringing in staff from India on work visas. "We understand what happened, we're still investigating why it happened and that investigation will take some time". The BA board is reportedly set to demand an independent inquiry into the IT shutdown after back-up system... [Full Article...]

May, Corbyn clash over Brexit plans with UK vote 1 week away

May, Corbyn clash over Brexit plans with UK vote 1 week away A YouGov poll last month found that 45 percent of Britons were "Hard Leavers", while 23 percent had voted to stay in the European Union but now believed the government had to carry out the will of the people - so-called "Re-Leavers". "The brighter future we want for our country will not just happen", she will warn . "In sector after sector, "no deal" could prove to be an economic disaster". [Full Article...]

Stocks climb, S&P 500 touches record after better jobs data

Stocks climb, S&P 500 touches record after better jobs data Alphabet's GOOGL.O Class A shares were close behind, hitting a record of $997.62 before ending the session up 0.3 percent at $996.17. Seven of the 11 major S&P 500 sectors were higher, with the health and materials sectors leading the gainers. [Full Article...]

British Airways disruption continues for third day after IT system crash

British Airways, which is part of the broader International Airlines Group, canceled all flights from Heathrow and Gatwick on Saturday after the company suffered a colossal IT failure. The airline said it would full meet its obligations under passenger rights rules. On top of that, the airline will pay compensation to customers for the delays, though he added it looked likely to be a one-off c... [Full Article...]

Russian warships in Mediterranean hit IS positions in Syria

Russia, a staunch Damascus ally, has been providing air cover to Syrian President Bashar Assad's offensive on the Islamic State and other insurgents since 2015. A US -backed alliance of the Syrian Democratic Forces , dominated by the the People's Protection Units (YPG) which Turkey sees as terrorist for its links to the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party, is closing in on Raqqa from the north, wes... [Full Article...]

Covfefe - What Was President Donald Trump Tweeting?

The White House has said such back channel communications are useful and discreet. Spicer discussed ongoing possible connections to Jared Kushner and. But numerous people close to the president and his team are expecting further changes this time. Former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski may come on board as well. [Full Article...]

House committee issues subpoenas; Comey OK'd to testify

House committee issues subpoenas; Comey OK'd to testify Cohen & Associates PC, Representatives Mike Conaway (R-Texas) and Adam Schiff (D-California) said on Wednesday afternoon. " We will continue to pursue this investigation wherever the facts may lead ", their statement said. They are focused on the accusations of collusion between the Trump campaign and the Russian government, as well as on Flynn, who was sacked three weeks into the new administra... [Full Article...]

Holiday auto deals could push May sales to 1st gain of year

The auto manufacturer reported $0.39 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.34 by $0.05. Goldman Capital Management Inc holds 5.19% of its portfolio in Mattersight Corp for 1.62 million shares. TRADEMARK VIOLATION NOTICE: This story was first published by Chaffey Breeze and is the property of of Chaffey Breeze. If you are viewing this piece on another sit... [Full Article...]


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