learningandfinance.com

Business

French Elections Russia does not want to interfere in election

Paris and Moscow should establish a strategic partnership in counterterrorism and energy spheres, and Le Pen called for comprehensive strategic partnership between Paris and Moscow: "First of all, it is necessary to establish cooperation between France and Russian Federation, both in the field of culture, energy and trade".

Business

Coaches: Carolina Final Four advantage to fade after tipoff

The final bet for this game on Saturday is the Gonzaga Bulldogs -6.5 over the South Carolina Gamecocks. It was all Gamecocks in the second half as Florida went 0-for-14 from the arc. They needed 65 possessions to get those 60 against OR, which put a wall around the basket in the form of Jordan Bell (11 points, 13 rebounds, eight blocks).

Business

Google's YouTube losing major advertisers upset with videos

AT&T, Verizon, Johnson & Johnson, Volkswagen and several other companies pulled ads earlier this week. First reported in The Times (of London), the list of companies reportedly pulling their ads is diverse and includes Johnson & Johnson, AT&T and Verizon in the US, and a growing group in the United Kingdom with L'Oreal, HSBC, RBS, the BBC, the Guardian newspaper, British retailer Marks & Spencer, Lloyd's of London, Audi, the global advertising agency Havas , Tesco, Volkswagen, ...

Business

People Who Oppose Putin STILL Ending Up Dead In The Streets

Poroshenko added that he was treating the attack as "an act of Russian state terrorism ", although police have still not determined who was behind the assassination. Late past year Voronenkov emigrated to Kiev where he acquired Ukrainian citizenship. Moscow denies sending troops and weapons to separatists in eastern Ukraine - where nearly three years of fighting have killed about 10,000 people and displaced about 1.5 million - and it rejected Mr Poroshenko's allegations.

Business

Wyoming Delegation Applauds Keystone XL Pipeline Permitting

It marks one of the biggest steps taken to date by the Trump administration to prioritize economic development over environmental concerns. He said that "government too often failed its citizens and companies over the past long period of time".

Business

Saudi Arabia Cut Crude Exports in January After OPEC Agreement

The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and some non-OPEC producers agreed to curb production from January 1 by 1.8 million barrels per day (bpd) for six months to drain crude from record stockpiles. Brent for May settlement fell 8 cents to $50.56 a barrel on the London-based ICE Futures Europe exchange. 'Over the coming weeks we expect a sharp reduction in imports and increase in refining runs which should lead to impressive crude inventory draws, ' analysts at AB Bernstein ...

Business

Daniel Jacobs commands respect for finally making Gennady Golovkin look human

Before Gennady Golovkin's fight against Danny Jacobs at Madison Square Garden, GGG's career appeared to be headed in one direction: a lucrative showdown with Mexico's Canelo Alvarez. Golovkin was tentative in the opening two rounds, but knocking down Jacobs in the fourth round got him back on track. But Jacobs (32-2) not only reached his feet but pressed the action against the charging Golovkin with left hooks and rights to the head.

Business

Oil prices steady but outlook more bearish

Within OPEC, Saudi Arabia has shouldered the burden of the production cuts, offsetting poorer compliance by other nations. "OPEC kept up robust adherence to its ... Despite OPEC compliance with its share of cuts, stockpiles have continued to rise, in part because OPEC members pumped heavily before cuts kicked in and also because US shale producers have hiked output as Brent spiked above $58 in January.

Business

Devin Nunes refuses to step away from Russia investigation

Raju asked. He noted that Congressional criticism of Nunes is due to him being "too close to the White House", adding he "shouldn't have briefed the president last week", and so he "can't credibly run the investigation". White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer played down Manafort's role in the campaign. In the letters, attorney David O'Neil said he understood the Justice Department was invoking "further constraints" on testimony she could provide at a House intelligence committee hearing ...

Business

Michigan, Flint to replace 18000 lead-tainted water lines

But the plaintiffs would get a schedule for water line replacements while the state gets a schedule for weaning the City of Flint off the community resource stations where bottled water , water filters and filter replacement cartridges now are distributed free.

Business

House Republicans reject bids to obtain Trump tax returns

Mr. Reagan prevailed in the last major tax overhaul, in 1986, with a gaudy show of bipartisanship, inviting Dan Rostenkowski of IL, the Democratic chairman of the House ways and means committee, where tax matters originate in the U.S. ― How, then, do they pull this off if they lose their big payfor? Paul Ryan, the Republican speaker of the House of Representatives, conceded that the failure on health care "does make tax reform more hard, but it does not make it impossible".

Business

China bans importation of meat from Brazil

The Veterinary Service Department has said Malaysia does not import Brazilian beef or chicken from any of the 21 plants now under investigation by Brazilian authorities for allegedly selling expired meat . This scandal might put restraints on Brazil's plans to serve new markets for beef like South Korea and Mexico after the USA previous year allowed imports of fresh meat , head of Brazil meat exporter's association told the media in SaoPaulo.

Business

Family pays tribute to American slain in terror attack

Payne goes on to say write that Cochran's wife, Melissa, was hospitalized with injuries including a broken leg, rib and a cut to her head, but is expected to recover. Clint Payne, Melissa's brother and family spokesman, created a GoFundMe relief fund that has so far raised over $68,000. "This has been a humbling and hard experience, but we've felt the love of so many people during these past several days", Melissa Cochran's brother, Clint Payne, said.

Business

EU's chief Brexit negotiator defines terms of United Kingdom exit

The move will begin a two-year negotiating period during which the European Union and Britain will try to agree the terms of Brexit and reach a separate deal on the shape of their future relationship. Barnier said a transitional deal - to cover areas that could not be agreed within the two-year period but would form part of an eventual, full trade deal - "could be necessary".

Business

Oil prices fall on bloated United States crude storage

Prices for front-month Brent crude futures, the Global benchmark for oil, were at United States dollars 51.86 per barrel at 0401 GMT, up 24 cents, or 0.5 percent, from their last close. Data reported late Tuesday by the American Petroleum Institute revealed a build in inventories of more than 4.5 million barrels. Domestic inventories now total 533.1 million barrels-a record, based on EIA data (https://www.eia.gov/dnav/pet/hist/LeafHandler.ashx?n=PET&s=WCESTUS1&f=W).

Business

Coaches: North Carolina Final Four advantage to fade after tipoff

Gonzaga's plus 22.3-point differential on the season is the second largest entering the Final Four in the last 20 seasons, behind only Duke in 1998-99 (+25.9). Seconds after Malik Monk tied the game with a clutch 3, Luke Maye hit the game-winner for UNC . Florida was only down by four with a minute remaining when SC made a decision to go 5-6 from the free-throw line and grab the win.

Business

Serbian PM to visit Putin ahead of April 2 presidential vote

He reminded that on this day 18 years ago, North Atlantic Treaty Organisation started "a tragic war in which 19 countries had a need to show that they are richer and better armed than our small Serbia ". Serbia has turned mostly anti-Western and pro-Russian after a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation military intervention 18 years ago that ended with its former ethnic-Albanian province of Kosovo declaring independence in 2008.

Business

United Airlines Takes Flak Over 'Leggings-Gate'

The New York Times got a statement from United, through spokesperson Jonathan Guerin, confirming that two teenagers were told they could not board the flight because their leggings "violated the company's dress code policy for pass travelers".

Business

Slain Oklahoma officer was new recruit, aspiring canine cop

The suspect in Terney's death also was struck by gunfire. Terney grew up in Canadian, a town in eastern Oklahoma, and was also a volunteer firefighter, Kidney said . Suspect then shot at officer, officer returned fire. Republican Rep. Steve Russell, whose district includes Tecumseh , said the slaying should serve as a reminder of the work law enforcement does every day.

Business

OPEC, non-cartel nations may extend oil cut another 6 months

Compliance with the supply-cut deal was 94 percent in February among OPEC and non-OPEC oil producers combined, Russia's Novak said. "We now forecast United States crude oil production to reach a multi-decade high by December, within sight of the all-time high reached in 1970", Barclays said in a note to clients.

Business

10th Annual Earth Hour: BC powers down tonight

It would be organised from 8.30 p.m.to 9.30 p.m., and WWF Hyderabad office and Hyderabad Urban Makeover (HUM) would organise an awareness programme at the Biodiversity Park, Gachibowli, during the hour. The observance of the Earth Hour is particularly important for Pakistan in the backdrop of need for energy conservation and environmental protection.

Business

Cathay Pacific, Lufthansa Group sign co-operation agreement

Under a single booking, passengers from Frankfurt, Munich, Vienna and Zurich will be able to check through and seamlessly transfer to their final destination in Auckland or Australia via Hong Kong International Airport. Under the agreement, Cathay Pacific will offer 14 new destinations in Germany, Belgium, Hungary, Norway, Italy, Switzerland and Austria with the CX code placed on the following services operated by airlines in the Lufthansa Group .

Business

General Motors rejects investor plan for 2 stock classes

Einhorn, the founder of $9 billion hedge fund Greenlight Capital , wants shareholders to pressure GM to offer one class of stock that would receive the auto manufacturer's current dividends and another that would be more growth oriented. The Company's diverse shareholder base now consists of a mix of value-focused and income-oriented investors united by their confidence in GM's prospects, but with different investment objectives.

Business

Emirates defends security as laptop ban looms

Instead, such items must be in checked baggage. The UK government's ban applies to inbound flights from Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia and Turkey. It said although the USA has instituted robust aviation security measures since 9/11, information indicates that terrorist groups' efforts to execute an attack against the aviation sector are intensifying given that such attacks provide an opportunity to cause mass casualties and inflict significant economic damage, as well as ...

Business

Stocks, dollar recover as markets try to move past Trump's policy stumble

President Donald Trump suffered a stunning political setback on Friday in a Congress controlled by his own party when Republican leaders pulled legislation to overhaul the US healthcare system, a major 2016 election campaign promise of the president and his allies.

Business

Trump OKs Keystone pipeline, calling it 'great day' for jobs

Nebraska activists say the pipeline could leak and pollute their water supply, and argue that construction would disrupt the state's natural habitat. In an unusual twist, the presidential permit was signed by Tom Shannon, a career diplomat serving in a senior State Department role, rather than by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.

Business

Sears, once a stalwart, has 'substantial doubt' about future

Sears Holdings also owns Kmart . Lampert, a hedge fund investor who merged Kmart, which he controlled, with Sears in 2005. USA Today performed an analysis of what Lampert owns of Sears and Sears-derived companies, based on Securities and Exchange Commission filings and other information that Lampert and the company have made public over the years.

Business

OR (just) ends UM's NCAA Tournament run

OR was led by Tyler Dorsey's 20 points. Dorsey scored 20 points and made the go-ahead layup with 1:08 left, and third-seeded OR held on to end No. 7 Michigan's dramatic postseason run with a 69-68 victory in a Midwest Regional semifinal on Thursday night.

Business

Possible Metal Contamination Leads to Chicken Recall

Breaded chicken products that were produced between December 19, 2016, and March 7, 2017, and were sent everywhere from school lunchrooms (ack!) to your local Walmart. The FSIS says the products should not be consumed and consumers should either throw them away or return them. Nugget shapes being recalled include hearts, stars, shamrocks, numerals, letters and sharks.

Business

Iranian president on official visit to Russian Federation

Elaborating on developments in bilateral relations, the president said before the victory of the Islamic revolution, the Iranian government was an ally of the United Sates which was a source of concern for the then Soviet Union. Parviz Esmaeili, the communication and information deputy of presidential office, told ISNA on Friday that documents on sectors covering legal and judiciary systems, road and urbanism, technology and communication, energy and electricity as well as standards and sports ...

Business

China fully reopens market to Brazilian meat

Shonhiwa did not elaborate on the investigations in Brazil, but media reports say police in Brazil have launched raids to investigate alleged bribes paid to hide unsanitary conditions in Brazil's meat-packing facilities. China, which imports up to one-third of Brazilian meat exports, slapped a ban on all such imports. The BAI official said the National Meat Inspection Service (NMIS) will conduct the inspection of meat imports from Brazil .

Business

Manchester United monitoring Arsenal duo Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Mesut Ozil

Jurgen Klopp's side have, however, been unable to sustain a Premier League title bid after coming unstuck against teams that they would be expected to beat. Chelsea, Manchester United and Liverpool have all strengthened greatly as well. Arsenal youngster Ismael Bennacer is reportedly angling for another temporary move away from London, and has already scheduled talks with Arsene Wenger - according to C'est Vous L'Expert.

Business

Royal Jordanian rhymes about laptop ban to cheer customers

Turkish and Gulf airlines are touting free WiFi and better in-flight connectivity for smart phones as they scramble to mitigate the impact of a ban on laptops in plane cabins bound for the U.S. The airline is expected to make an announcement on the ban in the next few days. However, the airline also invites passengers to "appreciate the miracle of flight", or "meditate" as they while away the time.

Business

Tesco boss defends Booker deal, says many investors on board

He added that he remained supportive of chief executive Dave Lewis, who had "until now" performed an excellent job of turning around the UK's still-dominant supermarket. He said that although there was an element of "distraction risk" it was not sufficient to derail the deal . O'Keefe said Artisan had expressed its concern over the merits of the deal to Tesco management.

Business

Uber putting self-driving cars back on the road

Police said the Uber, which was in self-driving mode at the time but was not carrying a passenger in the backseat, was not at fault. But the investigation prompted Uber to ground its ongoing experiment with autonomous vehicles in Arizona, Pittsburgh and San Francisco.


Begin ← Back 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 190 191 192 193 194 195 196 197 198 199 200 201 202 203 204 205 206 207 208 209 210 211 212 213 214 215 216 217 218 219 220 221 222 223 224 225 226 227 228 229 230 231 232 233 234 235 236 237 238 239 240 241 242 243 244 245 246 247 248 249 250 251 252 253 254 255 256 257 258 259 260 261 262 263 264 265 266 267 268 269 270 271 272 273 274 275 276 277 278 279 280 281 282 283 284 285 286 287 288 289 290 291 292 293 294 295 296 297 298 299 300 301 302 303 304 305 306 307 308 309 310 311 312 313 314 315 316 317 318 319 320 321 322 323 324 325 326 327 328 329 330 331 332 333 334 335 336 337 338 339 340 341 342 343 344 345 346 347 348 349 350 351 352 353 354 355 356 357 358 359 360 361 362 363 364 365 366 367 368 369 370 371 372 373 374 375 376 377 378 379 380 381 382 383 384 385 386 387 388 389 390 391 392 393 394 395 396 397 398 399 400 401 402 403 404 405 406 407 408 409 410 411 412 413 414 415 416 417 418 419 420 421 422 423 424 425 426 427 428 429 430 431 432 433 434 435 436 437 438 439 440 441 442 443 444 445 446 447 448 449 450 451 452 453 454 455 456 457 458 459 460 461 462 463 464 465 466 467 468 469 470 471 472 473 474 475 476 477 478 479 480 481 482 483 484 485 486 487 488 489 490 491 492 493 494 495 496 497 498 499 500 501 502 503 504 505 506 507 508 509 510 511 512 513 514 515 516 517 518 519 520 521 522 523 524 525 526 527 528 529 530 531 532 533 534 535 536 537 538 539 540 541 542 543 544 545 546 547 548 549 550 551 552 553 554 555 556 557 558 559 560 561 562 563 564 565 566 567 568 569 570 571 572 573 574 575 576 577 578 579 580 581 582 583 584 585 586 587 588 589 590 591 592 593 594 595 596 597 598 599 600 601 602 603 604 605 606 607 608 609 610 611 612 613 614 615 616 617 618 619 620 621 622 623 624 625 626 627 628 629 630 631 632 633 634 635 636 637 638 639 640 641 642 643 644 645 646 647 648 649 650 651 652 653 654 655 656 657 658 659 660 661 662 663 664 665 666 667 668 669 670 671 672 673 674 675 676 677 678 679 680 681 682 683 684 685 686 687 688 689 690 691 692 693 694 695 696 697 698 699 700 701 702 703 704 705 706 707 708 709 710 711 712 713 714 715 716 717 718 719 720 721 722 723 724 725 726 727 728 729 730 731 732 733 734 735 736 737 738 739 740 741 742 743 744 745 746 747 748 749 750 751 752 753 754 755 756 757 758 759 760 761 762 763 764 765 766 767 768 769 770 771 772 773 774 775 776 777 778 779 780 781 782 783 784 785 786 787 788 789 790 791 792 793 794 795 796 797 798 799 800 801 802 803 804 805 806 807 808 809 810 811 812 813 814 815 816 817 818 819 820 821 822 823 824 825 826 827 828 829 830 831 832 833 834 835 836 837 838 839 840 841 842 843 844 845 846 847 848 849 850 851 852 853 854 855 856 857 858 859 860 861 862 863 864 865 866 867 868 869 870 871 872 873 874 875 876 877 878 879 880 881 882 883 884 885 886 887 888 889 890 891 892 893 894 895 896 897 898 899 900 901 902 903 904 905 906 907 908 909 910 911 912 913 914 915 916 917 918 919 920 921 922 923 924 925 926 927 928 929 930 931 932 933 934 935 936 937 938 939 940 941 942 943 944 945 946 947 948 949 950 951 952 953 954 955 956 957 958 959 960 961 962 963 964 965 966 967 968 969 970 971 972 973 974 975 976 977 978 979 980 981 982 983 984 985 986 987 988 989 990 991 992 993 994 995 996 997 998 999 1000 1001 1002 1003 1004 1005 1006 1007 1008 1009 1010 1011 1012 1013 1014 1015 1016 1017 1018 1019 1020 1021 1022 1023 1024 1025 1026 1027 1028 1029 1030 1031 1032 1033 1034 1035 1036 1037 1038 1039 1040 1041 1042 1043 Forward → End