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Asian stocks tread water on United States, commodities concerns

Oil is being hammered by uncertainty over whether OPEC will extend an agreement to cut production and worries that renewing the deal wouldn't be enough to counter a growing glut. Benchmark 10-year notes US10YT=RR last rose 1/32 in price to yield 2.3523 percent, from 2.356 percent late on Thursday. Crude oil prices were moving in volatile territory in early Friday trading, shifting between modest... [Full Article...]

Google to pay €306m to settle Italian tax dispute

Google to pay €306m to settle Italian tax dispute The figure also included smaller amounts from disputes between 2014 and 2015 as well as between 2002 and 2006. The agreement resolves multiple disputes including a criminal probe that saw Milan prosecutors accuse Google of generating revenues of €1 billion in Italy and Ireland between 2009 and 2013. [Full Article...]

Protection of Journalism and Censorship The Focus On World Press Freedom Day

Protection of Journalism and Censorship The Focus On World Press Freedom Day The publishers of the 2017 World Press Freedom Index wrote that the document reflects a world in which attacks on the media have become commonplace and strongmen are on the rise. The authors said "Most were not global journalists, few had the support of major news outlets, and most died after fighting insurmountable odds, daily threats and constant pressures". [Full Article...]

United passenger dragged off flight settles with airline for undisclosed amount

During a press conference earlier in April, Demetrio said the lawsuit was meant to "stand up for passengers going forward". United also says it will find other ways to move crew members to locations, like transporting them to other airports or by vehicle, to avoid having to bump passengers. [Full Article...]

Old £5 Notes Expire TOMORROW

Old £5 Notes Expire TOMORROW If you can't find anyone who will accept your notes, they can be taken to a Post Office or exchanged with the Bank of England in London, either by post or in person. What happens on 5 May? Shops have now been told not to hand over old £5 notes as change to customers. While cash is decreasing in popularity as a method of payment, both the value and stock of banknote in circulation has grown st... [Full Article...]

The UFC Unleashes New Women's Flyweight Division For TUF

The UFC Unleashes New Women's Flyweight Division For TUF The UFC have been mulling over the possibility of this weight class for some time, even putting together a "trial run" fight between Joanne Calderwood and Valerie Letourneau a year ago. The open casting call is tentatively scheduled for Tuesday, May 23 at 8 a.m. PT inside Palace Station Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. Current UFC fighters are free to apply for TUF provided they can make flyweight th... [Full Article...]

Canada trade deficit narrows sharply as energy, consumer exports surge

Canada trade deficit narrows sharply as energy, consumer exports surge With imports and exports both falling, the Commerce Department released a report on Thursday showing that the U.S. trade deficit was little changed in the month of March. Exports of goods decreased $ 2.1 billion to $126.3 billion, although Imports of goods decreased $ 1.7 billion to $191.8 billion in March. President Donald Trump is poised to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agree... [Full Article...]

Microsoft launches Surface laptop, streamlined Windows 10

While it runs the new Windows 10 S operating system as standard, Microsoft confirmed that it can be upgraded to Windows 10 Pro. If you try to install a piece of software that isn't in the Microsoft Store , Windows will suggest an alternative that can be installed, Myerson said . [Full Article...]

Brokers Change Their Target Price On Delphi Automotive Plc (NYSE:DLPH)

Brokers Change Their Target Price On Delphi Automotive Plc (NYSE:DLPH) Shares of Delphi Automotive PLC ( NYSE:DLPH ) traded up 9.50% during midday trading on Wednesday, hitting $85.90. Price T Rowe Associates Inc. Indicating how profitable Delphi Automotive PLC (NYSE:DLPH) is relative to its assets, the ROA value is displayed at 10.40%. [Full Article...]

Firms gear up for net-neutrality fight

After all, this is the same Republican-led Congress that has already passed a bill reversing internet privacy rules requiring internet providers to obtain their customers' consent before sharing or selling their browsing information and other data. [Full Article...]

Oil price rise helps BP smash forecasts in its first quarter

Oil price rise helps BP smash forecasts in its first quarter BP said Tuesday its replacement cost profit-a number analogous to the net income that USA oil companies report-was $1.4 billion in the first quarter, compared with a loss of $485 million in the comparable period a year earlier. The better-than-expected figures came after BP said it saw a 5% rise in production, boosted as the first of a raft of new projects came on stream. [Full Article...]

Tax plan would simplify rules

Tax plan would simplify rules But whether they pay more or less depends largely on details that have yet to be released. The data came from S&P Capital IQ and is based on SEC filings. Meanwhile, Trump's plan would cut the top corporate income tax rate from 35 percent to 15 percent. "Congress will have the last say on what any tax plan is and my own view, preliminarily, is that it's unlikely that the president's proposal, a... [Full Article...]

" "Robert W. Baird Reiterates "$102.00" Price Target for Caterpillar Inc. (CAT)

Another critical number in evaluating a stock is P/E or the price to earnings ratio. Bingham Osborn & Scarborough LLC now owns 2,303 shares of the industrial products company's stock valued at $214,000 after buying an additional 9 shares during the last quarter. [Full Article...]

Trump signs order creating accountability office at VA

Trump signs order creating accountability office at VA The executive order will create the Office of Accountability and Whistleblower Protection, a new federal office that identifies "systemic barriers that prevent us from making the right decisions", according to VA Secretary David Shulkin. The president has also signed Tester's bill that allows more veterans to seek private care if VA facilities are unable to provide services in a reasonable amount ... [Full Article...]

Volkswagen Considering Possible Sale Of Ducati

Volkswagen Considering Possible Sale Of Ducati The sources told the news agency that VW has already put out feelers to potential buyers, but no firm decision had yet been taken on whether the brand will be sold. Ducati is still enjoying plenty of success as one source said the company makes about €100 ($109) million annually before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization. [Full Article...]

All passengers on United Flight 3411 to receive compensation

All passengers on United Flight 3411 to receive compensation This photo illustration made available on August 11, 2010, by United Airlines and Continental Airlines shows changes to the visual branding for the new global airline. "Currently, they are focused only on Dr. Dao's medical care and treatment", the family said in a statement released by lawyers. "If it happened to me in first class, it can happen to anyone", Fearns said. [Full Article...]

Credit Suisse tops profit forecasts

Credit Suisse tops profit forecasts A project that began in late 2015, the Swiss listing ran into opposition from analysts and investors, who questioned the merit of splitting a business than generates more pretax profit than other units. The stock touched its high share price of $16.17 on Jan 13, 2017 and the stock also touched its Lowest price in the last 52-weeks of trading on Jul 6, 2016 as $10.01. [Full Article...]

Opec panel recommends 6-month extension of cuts

Brent crude futures rose 27 United States cents, or 0.5 per cent, to US$52.23 per barrel. U.S. output has jumped nearly 10 per cent since mid-2016 to 9.25 million bpd, close to that of the world's top two producers, Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation. [Full Article...]

United pledges to review policies on removal of passengers

United pledges to review policies on removal of passengers Your browser doesn't recognise available video formats. After the incident, he remained in Chicago to receive treatment at a local hospital for his injuries, according to a statement on Tuesday from his lawyers. Alderman Mike Zalewski said he did not know who will represent the airline before the Aviation Committee, but Munoz has been notified of the hearing scheduled for Thursday. [Full Article...]

Obama to give $400000 speech on Wall Street

Obama to give $400000 speech on Wall Street Obama should donate the money from the Cantor Fitzgerald gig-which he doesn't need, thanks to his best-selling books and presidential pension-and turn down all future paid speeches, Yglesias argues. Some liberals have criticised Mr Obama's speech decision, with one writer saying it "will undermine everything he believes in". He was pictured kite-surfing in February with Richard Branson o... [Full Article...]


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