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BC premier, labour minister set to make announcement on minimum wage

BC premier, labour minister set to make announcement on minimum wage As of June 1, 2018, the B.C. minimum wage will be increased to $12.65 from $11.35 per hour. A new problem has emerged from Ontario's minimum wage hike. "I am especially concerned that this may be the straw that breaks some of them". The board of trade notes businesses are facing increased property taxes increases in taxes due to recent federal tax changes to the CCPC, and now substantial incre... [Full Article...]

Stocks retreat on global rout

Stocks retreat on global rout Overseas, Asian stocks tumbled in early trade after USA stocks plummeted once again in the last session. Tokyo's benchmark index plunged more than two percent on Friday after European and USA stocks suffered big drops as volatility continued to dog equity markets. [Full Article...]

Bank of Baroda Q3 net down 56 pc to Rs 112 cr

Bank of Baroda Q3 net down 56 pc to Rs 112 cr Net loss widened to ₹1,016 crore during the quarter ended December 31, 2017, compared with a loss of ₹437 crore in the same period previous year. SBI's net interest income - the difference between interest earned and interest expended - grew by 5.17% to Rs 18,687.52 crore during the October-December 2017 quarter. [Full Article...]

The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO) Insider Ed Hays Sells 84400 Shares

The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO) Insider Ed Hays Sells 84400 Shares Winslow Evans & Crocker Inc who had been investing in Coca Cola Co for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $183.23 billion market cap company. Hoertkorn Richard Charles holds 24,150 shares or 0.69% of its portfolio. A volatility formula based only on the high-low range would fail to capture volatility from gap or limit moves. [Full Article...]

Amazon may soon launch a national delivery service

Amazon may soon launch a national delivery service Those rumors gained considerable validity Friday morning when the Wall Street Journal reported that Amazon is in fact preparing such a service. "Shipping with Amazon" is now intended for select third-party sellers in the test, not for businesses in general, and still it is not yet ready to roll out widely to sellers on Amazon, said the person. [Full Article...]

India Maintains Key Interest Rates

India Maintains Key Interest Rates Repo rate is the rate of interest at which the central bank lends money on short-term to banks. Last time it was August 2, 2017 when the Reserve Bank of India cut down interest rate to 6%. Rob Clifford, commercial director at SDL Group, said: "I think it's likely that a hike in rates will happen a shade sooner than first anticipated, but I question if that is going to have the negative impact... [Full Article...]

Rep. Nancy Pelosi Stages Hours-Long Speech About House Spending Bill

Rep. Nancy Pelosi Stages Hours-Long Speech About House Spending Bill Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., announced an agreement Wednesday afternoon on a two-year budget deal to avoid another government shutdown, though a floor vote has not been held. [Full Article...]

Jurgen Klopp prepares Virgil van Dijk for Southampton return

Jurgen Klopp prepares Virgil van Dijk for Southampton return I don't think Klopp will spring any surprises in the final third so expect to see Roberto Firmino once again leading the line up front with Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane in support. "But he did well in our club and he left some profit to the club". Considering the number of goals Liverpool have conceded so far, they will need Van Dijk at his very best already this season, especially in their ... [Full Article...]

Sad Face: LL Bean Just Tightened Its Super Generous Return Policy

Sad Face: LL Bean Just Tightened Its Super Generous Return Policy Are you one of those people who maybe stretches the definition of a "lifetime warranty" to mean, well, your lifetime? Customers will need a receipt, according to NPR . The responses to the policy change have run from anger (" your founder would be disappointed "!) to chastisement of fellow-shoppers ("this is why we can't have nice things") to a general mourning of the end of an era. [Full Article...]

DiscoverIE Group plc (LSE:DSCV) By The Numbers: Investor Review

Among 20 analysts covering Ashtead Group PLC ( LON:AHT ), 14 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 65% are positive. Serco Group PLC has GBX 1360 highest and GBX 77 lowest target. The shares were bought at an average price of GBX 795 ($11.15) per share, for a total transaction of £55,650 ($78,028.60). Teachers Retirement Systems Of The State Of Kentucky accumulated 15,000 shares. [Full Article...]

Wall Street plunges, S&P 500 erases 2018's gains

Wall Street plunges, S&P 500 erases 2018's gains Eight stocks fell for every one that rose on the New York Stock Exchange and 490 of the companies in the S&P 500 took a loss. The rout marked a stark turnabout from just two weeks ago, when indexes set their latest record highs. The market has been particularly unpredictable over the last week, suffering a record loss of 1,179 points on 6 February before bouncing back over the next few days. [Full Article...]

British PM May's government has not yet finalised its Brexit strategy: Davis

British PM May's government has not yet finalised its Brexit strategy: Davis Michel Barnier was speaking in Brussels . Senior EU figures have told Reuters Britain will not be ready to make a full break from the by the end of 2020 as transition plans foresee and the bloc is bracing for a much longer goodbye. The official also pointed out that the 39 billion-pound financial settlement would be off the table without an agreement, predicting that the European Union is talk... [Full Article...]

Dow Falls More Than 1000 Points, Enters Correction Territory

Dow Falls More Than 1000 Points, Enters Correction Territory This was the Dow's biggest percentage gain of 2.3 percent since January 2016, the biggest point increase since August 2015 and the fourth-largest in history. The Nasdaq composite lost 101 points, or 1.4 percent, to 6,947. The drop in early trading Tuesday marked the third straight day of steep declines. [Full Article...]

USA stocks ride the roller coaster; Asian, European markets bleed, too

USA stocks ride the roller coaster; Asian, European markets bleed, too A correction is not the same as a bear market , which is defined as when a stock index or individual stock falls 20 percent from its most-recent peak. And the NASDAQ closed 275 points lower, at 6,777. USA stocks ended sharply lower on Thursday as the rise in yields continued to weigh on the market. [Full Article...]

National Pizza Day 2018: Where to find free and cheap pizza today

National Pizza Day 2018: Where to find free and cheap pizza today Hungry Howie's: Find deals based on locations at www.hungryhowies.com . Whether it's thin crust, stuffed crust, deep dish, Chicago style or NY style - you can't argue that pizza is a favorite of Americans coast to coast. Friday, Feb. 9 is one of the tastiest days of the year. Or why not get cosy and stay inside with a takeaway deal, as many are offering discounts that last beyond Friday. [Full Article...]

Eurostar is launching service from London to Amsterdam

Eurostar is launching service from London to Amsterdam No extra checks are required on the journey from London, and it will take just three hours and 41 minutes to reach Amsterdam from the Dutch capital, Eurostar said. "This connecting return journey will be a temporary measure whilst the governments in the United Kingdom and the Netherlands complete an agreement which will enable passport checks to be conducted on departure in the Netherlands as in... [Full Article...]

Nancy Pelosi Delivers Recording Breaking 8-Hour Marathon Speech On DACA

Nancy Pelosi Delivers Recording Breaking 8-Hour Marathon Speech On DACA White House counselor Kellyanne Conway ripped House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) Thursday on Fox News' "Fox & Friends" for her decision to "grandstand and showboat for all the world to see" while rejecting the bipartisan budget deal on the House floor Wednesday. [Full Article...]

Bulger killer pleads guilty to having indecent images of children

Bulger killer pleads guilty to having indecent images of children Venables and his classmate Robert Thompson , then both aged 10, brutally murdered two-year-old James in Bootle, Liverpool in 1993. The Internet Watch Foundation (IWF), a charity which tackles child sexual abuse images in the United Kingdom, said Venables' guilty plea made clear "how easily offenders can access this content" and why it is vital that illegal images and videos are removed as qui... [Full Article...]

FTSE 100 watch: Footsie stays in the red after BoE rate decision

FTSE 100 watch: Footsie stays in the red after BoE rate decision Though the outlook for the British economy is conditional on the outcome of the Brexit discussions, particularly what the future trading relationship with the European Union will be, the central bank said "monetary policy would need to be tightened somewhat earlier and by a somewhat greater extent" than it anticipated in November. [Full Article...]

Will Caitlyn Jenner Be A Part Of Khloe Kardashian's Baby's Life?

Will Caitlyn Jenner Be A Part Of Khloe Kardashian's Baby's Life? Kim and Kanye West's little girl was born in January, via surrogate. "I don't think that affects anything with Caitlyn ", the reality star said. "You really do feel so feminine and maternal". "I was very very close to Khloé , I mean I had 23 years of raising her". Kardashian said despite mom Kris Jenner 's attempts to stuff her full of donuts during her pregnancy , she's trying to s... [Full Article...]


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