Economy

Rajasthan legislators vote in Presidential poll

Rajasthan legislators vote in Presidential poll Assistant Returning Officer (ARO) Pankaj Agarwal said two polling agents of opposition candidate Meira Kumar - Karan Singh Dalal and Geeta Bhukkal - were present at the place of polling. The BJP-led NDA allies as well as the JD (U) had announced support to Ram Nath Kovind. In September 2016, the EC had indicted Haryana Assembly Secretary R K Nandal, who was the returning officer for the June 2016 ... [Full Article...]

Uber introduces tipping in Colorado Springs

Uber introduces tipping in Colorado Springs In an email sent to Uber's Fresno drivers, the company says the app has been updated to accept tips, which drivers can cash at any time using Instant Pay. The apps have operated in Upstate New York since late June. Tipping will also be available through the company's UberEats food-delivery program. Drivers have to rate their rider first before they can see the receipt. [Full Article...]

US Lists NAFTA Priorities as Renegotiation of the Deal Looms

US Lists NAFTA Priorities as Renegotiation of the Deal Looms The US government said trade deficits and market access would top the agenda as it renegotiated trade terms with Mexico and Canada. "The new NAFTA must continue to break down barriers to American exports". The U.S. goods and services trade deficit with Mexico was $55.6 billion in 2016 and $12.5 billion with Canada. In Canada, the USA faced difficulties in accessing markets for dairy, wine and ... [Full Article...]

IShares MSCI Taiwan ETF (EWT) Declines 0.83% for Jul 17

IShares MSCI Taiwan ETF (EWT) Declines 0.83% for Jul 17 The opposite is the case when the RSI line is heading lower. Using the ADX with the Plus Directional Indicator (+DI) and Minus Directional Indicator (-DI) may help determine the direction of the trend as well as the overall momentum. A level of 50 would indicate neutral market momentum. As a general rule, an RSI reading over 70 would signal overbought conditions. The indicator is computed by using... [Full Article...]

GOP Senator Warns Republican Health Care Bill Would Slash Medicaid

GOP Senator Warns Republican Health Care Bill Would Slash Medicaid If Republicans do not understand this basic fact, they will be seen as incompetent, do-nothing bureaucrats posing as Congresspersons who are spending all their time fighting Russian rumor accusations and hostile, progressive-led town halls. [Full Article...]

Cyber attacks could cost the global economy £40 billion

Cyber attacks could cost the global economy £40 billion Lloyds outlines a number of possible scenarios, the most likely of which involves hackers inserting malicious code into cloud-based software which is then spread to a wide variety of customers' systems, where it lies dormant for a year before triggering crashes. [Full Article...]

Can't afford another window to deposit banned notes: Centre tells Supreme Court

Can't afford another window to deposit banned notes: Centre tells Supreme Court Giving details of the post-demonetisation crackdown on black money and tax evasions, the ministry said the Income Tax department conducted 1,100 raids/ surveys and issued 5,100 notices for verification of high-value cash deposits made in bank accounts, between November 9, 2016 and January 10, 2017. [Full Article...]

Activitst investor Nelson Peltz takes aim at Procter & Gamble

Activitst investor Nelson Peltz takes aim at Procter & Gamble The Wall Street Journal reported that TFM's effort marks a new milestone for a shareholder-activism movement that has shaken up some of the biggest USA companies in recent years. At the time, a win by Trian would have made DuPont the largest company ever to lose a shareholder vote, but it waged a successful countercampaign. "The board is confident that the changes being made are producing result... [Full Article...]

Washington Cos. in Buyout Talks With Canada's Dominion Diamond

Washington Cos. in Buyout Talks With Canada's Dominion Diamond Dominion Diamond Corporation had a positive return on equity of 1.46% and a negative net margin of 1.07%. Finally, Scotiabank increased their price objective on shares of Dominion Diamond Corporation from $14.00 to $14.50 and gave the stock an "outperform" rating in a research note on Thursday, June 1st. [Full Article...]

Mary Poppins Returns Looks Like Nostalgic Delight

Mary Poppins Returns Looks Like Nostalgic Delight As a live orchestra set the scene with original music from the film, the audience was reintroduced to the same house, the same kite, and even the same Banks family, but in a very different time. "I needed to try to pay homage to Julie Andrews but carve out a new space for myself". Massoud will play the title role with Scott as Princess Jasmine, according to Deadline coverage from Disney's D23... [Full Article...]

'Winnie The Pooh' has been blacklisted by the Chinese government

'Winnie The Pooh' has been blacklisted by the Chinese government Winnie the Pooh has been censored from Chinese social media after unflattering memes compared the honey-loving bear to the country's President Xi Jinping . " I think the Winnie issue is part of this trend ". The first light-hearted comparison between Xi and Pooh reportedly first surfaced in 2013 when Obama met with the Chinese leader, and netizens compared the former to Pooh's lanky friend T... [Full Article...]

Meira Kumar vs Ram Nath Kovind: Voting for Presidential Election Begins

Meira Kumar vs Ram Nath Kovind: Voting for Presidential Election Begins Meanwhile, speculation over cross-voting triggered a war of words between the political parties. "In these contests, the numbers may be against us". In vice-presidential polls, however, it is supporting Gopalkrishna Gandhi. "We can not and must not let India be hostage to those who wish to impose upon it a narrow-minded, divisive and communal vision", she said. Both Kovind and Kumar are from the... [Full Article...]

Don't think Cristiano Ronaldo is going to change club, says Michel Salgado

Don't think Cristiano Ronaldo is going to change club, says Michel Salgado Real Madrid star Gareth Bale says he has "no clue" if Cristiano Ronaldo will leave the club in the transfer window. Bale's involvement last term was curtailed by ankle and calf injuries, with the Wales worldwide missing all of his side's last six LaLiga games and managing only 13 minutes of the Champions League final win over Juventus. [Full Article...]

China's crude oil output dips in June

China's crude oil output dips in June The pace was slightly higher than previous market consensus of 6.8 percent and well above the government's annual target of " around 6 .5 percent". According to market analysts, the world's second largest economy may witness weaker growth in second half of the year as policy measures may lead to rise in housing prices and a rapid build-up in debt instruments. [Full Article...]

Bills are listed for passage in Monsoon session

Bills are listed for passage in Monsoon session He said all political parties must ensure that everybody votes and no vote is wasted. Twenty-four of the 28 people killed in the attacks were Muslims. Similarly, this Monsoon Session will bring in a new spirit after the successful implementation of GST . We will also unite other opposition parties. [Full Article...]

Horsemeat Scam Leads to 66 Arrests in Europe

Horsemeat Scam Leads to 66 Arrests in Europe The operation against the food scam reportedly took several months to coordinate, as authorities in Belgium, France, Italy, Portugal, Romania, Switzerland, Britain and Spain took part in it. Police carried out several raids in the north of Spain , blocking or seizing bank accounts and properties as well as confiscating five luxury cars. [Full Article...]

Cubs land White Sox's Quintana in blockbuster deal

They've been talked about as if they're still the favorites in the NL Central because they've only been a game or two back of the Brewers, but they enter the second half five-and-a-half back. "And that's certainly our preference, because despite the bad first half, which we're accountable for, we believe in this group". "We know we're getting a very quality, a very consistent starting pitcher wh... [Full Article...]

Million Pounds of Hot Dogs Recalled After Customers Complain About Bones

Million Pounds of Hot Dogs Recalled After Customers Complain About Bones In a statement from Sabrett, the company announced that they've "voluntarily recalled hot dogs and a limited number of other food products". Complaints stated that extraneous material, specifically pieces of bone, were found within the product. [Full Article...]

Pelosi Plans To Force Republicans To Vote On Russia Sanctions

Pelosi Plans To Force Republicans To Vote On Russia Sanctions House Democrats have been objecting to sending the bill back to the Senate by unanimous consent and GOP leaders have been hesitant to call it up for a vote, because blue slip issues have typically been addressed in a bipartisan fashion. "We could have fixed it in five minutes", Senator Bob Corker , the Republican chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, told reporters. House Republic... [Full Article...]

Trump Jr. meeting gets crowded and as clear as Russian borscht

Trump Jr. meeting gets crowded and as clear as Russian borscht A billionaire real estate mogul, his pop singer son Emin Agalarov, a music promoter, a property lawyer and Russia's prosecutor general are unlikely figures who surfaced in emails released by Donald Trump Jr .as his father's presidential campaign sought potentially damaging information in 2016 from Russian Federation about his opponent, Hillary Clinton . [Full Article...]


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