Economy

Keeping buses safe for students

Keeping buses safe for students Sharing the road with school buses: Alternating flashing yellow or amber lights means a bus is slowing down to stop - you should do the same. This way, you could force pedestrians to go around you; putting them in the path of moving traffic. [Full Article...]

Sales of New Homes Plummeted in July, Led by Northeast

Sales of New Homes Plummeted in July, Led by Northeast The sharp monthly drop in sales reversed two consecutive months of gains and was largely driven by a record sales plunge in the western United States, according to the Commerce Department. Housing subtracted almost three-tenths of a percentage point from gross domestic product in the second quarter. Economists expect a modest rebound in housing activity in the third quarter. [Full Article...]

Equity Perception: Analyst's Indicator Review for Sprint Corporation (S), Morgan Stanley (MS)

Equity Perception: Analyst's Indicator Review for Sprint Corporation (S), Morgan Stanley (MS) Similarly, the company's last 5 years high P/E ratio is 3336.82 and low P/E is 10.92, whereas, the industry's and sector's high P/E for the past year is 461.42 and 29.54 respectively and low P/E ratio for the last 5 years is 68.67 for the industry and 11.53 for the Sector. [Full Article...]

Six people in hospital after vehicle hits pedestrians in Dublin city centre

Six people in hospital after vehicle hits pedestrians in Dublin city centre The male pedestrian endured a serious head injury in the crash, while others suffered broken legs and arms, according to Dublin Live . It is being reported that at least one of the victims is in a serious condition. A man remains in a serious condition following a collision in Dublin in which four pedestrians were struck by a vehicle. Cops say they are also dealing with another traffic incide... [Full Article...]

Trump's sun staring eclipses good solar safety sense

Trump's sun staring eclipses good solar safety sense Staring directly at the sun, without the powerful ultraviolet protection afforded by eclipse glasses, can cause solar retinopathy , a condition that can lead to vision problems or even blindness. A video featuring National Football League star Odell Beckham Jr, which was posted on Twitter , appears to show him squinting into the sun. The Welsh singer was performing her sit song on a specia... [Full Article...]

FTC Will Allow Whole Foods Acquisition By Amazon

FTC Will Allow Whole Foods Acquisition By Amazon As part of the deal, Amazon will pay Whole Foods shareholders $42 for each share they own. Both companies have major operations in Colorado. It also gives the e-commerce firm an instant bricks-and-mortar network with Whole Foods' 470 stores in the US, Canada and the UK. [Full Article...]

Chad Henne is splitting first-team reps for Jacksonville

Chad Henne is splitting first-team reps for Jacksonville The former Dolphins quarterback went 5-14 in 19 starts for the Jaguars in 2012 and 2013, after which the Jags drafted Bortles in the first round of the 2014 draft. Marrone also semi-intimated he won't be ready to announce a Week 1 starter immediately following the Panthers game. However, Marrone revealed Bortles will also work with the first team in a unique arrangement. [Full Article...]

WPP shares slump as sales reverse and Brexit 'cancer' darkens outlook

WPP shares slump as sales reverse and Brexit 'cancer' darkens outlook Advertising companies worldwide are being hit as big clients like Unilever (UN) and Procter & Gamble (PG) focus on cost-cutting to cope with sluggish global economic growth and technological disruption. Rival Publicis declined 2.1 per cent in Paris. The stock was at one point down by over 13% after it posted revenues of £7.4bn for the six months to the end of June - up from £6.5bn - but a 0.5%... [Full Article...]

We'll 'probably' end up terminating NAFTA

We'll 'probably' end up terminating NAFTA In my role on the Ways and Means Committee, which has congressional jurisdiction over trade policy, I will keep working on removing barriers and opening more markets for US agriculture products. Canada has put in a lot of legwork going to USA congressional districts and explaining the importance of NAFTA to the local job market and economy, Dade noted. [Full Article...]

RBI gets nod from Finance Ministry to print new Rs 200 notes

RBI gets nod from Finance Ministry to print new Rs 200 notes In the notification, the Centre said that the Rs 200 note's specification was being done on the recommendation of the Central Board of Directors of the RBI. At the time of demonetization , there were reports of the illegal copy being in circulation and people were getting fooled because of the limited supply of newly launched note. [Full Article...]

NJ Transit train with only conductor aboard derails near Penn Station

NJ Transit train with only conductor aboard derails near Penn Station No injuries were reported. No one was injured and crews were able to re-rail the train just after 6 a.m. The train, which had no riders, was traveling from Sunnyside Yard in Queens when its engine derailed at about 4:25 a.m., said Lisa Torbin, a New Jersey Transit spokeswoman. [Full Article...]

Hyundai readying first pickup for USA market

Hyundai readying first pickup for USA market Toyota exceeded the expectations of the masses when it developed the Tacoma into a great off-roader and this best explains why the vehicle is the bestselling model in the midsized pickup truck segment. All other pick-ups in the region have ladder frame chassis and are RWD and/or 4WD whereas as the Honda uses a FWD/AWD architecture. There's plans to launch an all-new Santa Fe seven-seater in 2019... [Full Article...]

Cisco to buy Springpath for $320M

Cisco to buy Springpath for $320M About 1.04 million shares traded. Cisco Systems, Inc . ( CSCO ) performance during the last one year Improved 2.09 percent, while its year to date (YTD) performance showed a Positive trend of 3.47 percent. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Wednesday, June 21 by Oppenheimer. On Wednesday, September 14 the stock rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with "Buy". [Full Article...]

Canadian Western Bank (CWB) Analysts See $0.63 EPS

Canadian Western Bank (CWB) Analysts See $0.63 EPS Defined Contribution Plans Master Trust which owns 120 million shares in the company valued at $120.28 million. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, August 1st were given a $0.62 dividend. Royal Bank Of Canada reissued a "sector perform" rating and set a C$57.00 price target on shares of Laurentian Bank of Canada in a research report on Wednesday, May 31st. [Full Article...]

Ashwani Lohani appointed as new chairman of the Railway Board

Ashwani Lohani appointed as new chairman of the Railway Board However, he has been asked to wait by the PM. K. Mittal, who had been in the post since 2014, will be succeeded by Ashwani Lohani, a former engineer credited with helping state-run Air India turn its first profit after over a decade of losses. [Full Article...]

Turnaround specialist Ashwani Lohani gets responsibility to stop train accidents

Turnaround specialist Ashwani Lohani gets responsibility to stop train accidents However, indicating that the decision rests with government, he claimed that he is helpless. However, the resignation of Suresh Prabhu is still not accepted by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi keeping it on wait for the time being. "It is time for the PM to lay down a roadmap of safety for railways". In this accident, 23 people had died and several injured. On August 19, at least 20 passen... [Full Article...]

Lidl's share of United Kingdom grocery market above Waitrose

Lidl's share of United Kingdom grocery market above Waitrose Kantar Worldpanel unveiled in a statement today that overall supermarket sales in the United Kingdom had climbed four percent year-on-year in the 12 weeks ending August 13, with all four of Britain's biggest grocers managing to grow sales for the fifth consecutive period. [Full Article...]

The Pensions Regulator to prosecute ex-BHS owner Dominic Chappell

The Pensions Regulator to prosecute ex-BHS owner Dominic Chappell TPR opened an investigation into the sale over a £571 million deficit in the BHS defined benefit pension scheme. At the time, friends of Mr Chappell said that the former racing driver could not provide the information required because his financial documents and computers were seized in a raid by HM Revenue and Customs previous year. [Full Article...]

Trump thanks 'tough' cops at Boston 'free speech' rally

Trump thanks 'tough' cops at Boston 'free speech' rally Walsh and Republican Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker warned that extremist unrest wouldn't be tolerated in Boston - and Police Commissioner William Evans said that 500 officers would be deployed to keep the groups apart. He described counter-protesters as being divided into three categories: Those who came out for the rally, those who came to protest it and those who wanted to start some tr... [Full Article...]

Bank of America Corporation (BAC) Upgraded to Strong-Buy by Vetr Inc

Bank of America Corporation (BAC) Upgraded to Strong-Buy by Vetr Inc It has underperformed by 43.62% the S&P500. Among 9 analysts covering Bank of Hawaii (NYSE:BOH), 0 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Sandhill Capital Prns invested in 5.24% or 862,984 shares. Its down 16.67% from 600 shares previously. More notable recent Bank of America Corp (NYSE: BAC ) news were published by: Investorplace.com which released: "How Bank of America... [Full Article...]


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