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Finance San Francisco says 'no' to animal fur
Author: 0 San Francisco says 'no' to animal fur

More than 50 million animals are killed for their fur each year with more than 85 percent of pelts coming from fur farms, according to the Humane Society of the United States. "At this moment I'm struggling (and) I'm not really making much money". The vote by the Board of Supervisors in the politically liberal California city was 10-0.

Finance European Union unveils plans to make big tech companies pay more taxes
Author: 0 European Union unveils plans to make big tech companies pay more taxes

The EC's plan would see the tax applied to digital companies that offer advertising or sell user data (Alphabet and Facebook, for example), and companies that allow users to supply services to each other (Uber and Airbnb ). Treasury, which has opposed proposals that single out digital companies. Although the EC said the tax is not specifically aimed at US companies, the biggest digital companies are American.

Finance KB Toys aims to fill the void of Toys 'R' Us
Author: 0 KB Toys aims to fill the void of Toys 'R' Us

Published reports say liquidation sales around the country will start as soon as Thursday, and will continue until all the merchandise is sold. After the holiday shopping season ends, Kassoff will decide which of the pop-up stores will become permanent, based on their performance and whether he can negotiate a lease.

Finance Premarket: Stocks on longest slide since November as Fed caution hits
Author: 0 Premarket: Stocks on longest slide since November as Fed caution hits

Currency Cues by Manisha Gupta; she guides you through the most important trades in commodities, takes a first-hand look at how crude and US dollar will be preforming ahead of the US Federal meet. "The threat of a trade war returns to the top of the list of tail risks most commonly cited by investors, followed by inflation and a slowdown in global growth", he added.

Author: 0 Royal Dutch Shell plc (RDS-A) Stock Ownership And Insider News

Shares are trading price at $63.06 with move of -0.60%. ValuEngine upgraded Royal Dutch Shell from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a report on Friday, February 2nd. There is no guarantee that when share prices reach a 52 week low, the stock will begin to trade higher - it could break down to an even lower level. As for a performance , the company's showed return of -7.44% since start of the year.

Finance Global trade war biggest concern at G20 meeting - German minister
Author: 0 Global trade war biggest concern at G20 meeting - German minister

The first meeting of finance ministers and presidents of Central Banks of the Group of 20 ( G20 ), industrialized and emerging countries, was opened here to tackle key issues of the world's economy. Scholz said a large majority of participants expressed concerns about a further escalation in the wake of planned USA tariffs on steel and aluminium, and underscored the importance of continuing to warn against "protectionist tendencies".

Finance James Packer quits Casino empire for
Author: 0 James Packer quits Casino empire for "personal reasons"

The exterior of the Crown Casino, located on Southbank, in Melbourne, Friday, August 4, 2017. Mr. Packer is one of Australia's richest men, a globe-trotting billionaire who had been engaged to Mariah Carey , formed a film production company with Brett Ratner in Hollywood - and most recently became entangled in a corruption investigation involving Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel.

Finance McDonald's pledges to slash greenhouse gas emissions by 36 percent by 2030
Author: 0 McDonald's pledges to slash greenhouse gas emissions by 36 percent by 2030

It has underperformed by 9.16% the S&P500. McDonaldÂ's Corporation operates and franchises McDonaldÂ's restaurants in the United States, Europe, the Asia/Pacific, the Middle East, Africa, Canada, Latin America, and internationally. The stock of Hasbro, Inc. Its down 0.12, from 1.22 in 2017Q2. Analyst's ratings determines the future of any company. A number of research analysts have recently commented on MCD shares.

Author: 0 Wall Street Stock Recommendations: Comcast Corporation (CMCSA), Avinger, Inc. (AVGR)

Parsons Capital Management Inc who had been investing in Apple Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $890.95 billion market cap company. Daiwa Secs Group reported 294,830 shares stake. 249,527 Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) shares with value of $42.50M were sold by Zuckerberg Mark. Rainier Invest Mngmt Limited invested in 26,180 shares.

Finance Markets inch up with minor gains; investors' eye on Fed policy meet
Author: 0 Markets inch up with minor gains; investors' eye on Fed policy meet

The BSE Sensex closed at 32,923.12, down by 252.88 points since Friday's close, and the National Stock Exchange's Nifty50 ended 100.9 points lower at 10,094.25. Major gainers were Tata Steel , Sun Pharma, Adani Ports, Wipro, SBI and Dr Reddy, rising up to 4 per cent. The broader markets showed a mixed trend, with the mid-cap index moving up 0.21% and the small-cap index shedding 0.21%.

Finance Putin: Russia reduces expenses for defence
Author: 0 Putin: Russia reduces expenses for defence

Treasury Department announced sanctions on 19 Russian individuals and five groups, including Moscow's intelligence services, for meddling in the 2016 U.S. The two presidents talked about North Korea and about the need to "coordinate efforts to limit the arms race" and closer cooperation on strategic stability and counter-terrorism.

Finance Orbitz data hack may have compromised 880K credit cards
Author: 0 Orbitz data hack may have compromised 880K credit cards

It was already one of the worst weeks for revelations of data breaches . Orbitz partner platform data, such as travel booked via Amex Travel, submitted between January 1st, 2016 and December 22nd, 2017 may have also been compromised. About 880,000 payment cards were affected. The company said it is working to notified customers and partners of the incident and plans to provide free credit monitoring and identity theft protection to those impacted.

Finance (XOM) Position Increased by Atlantic Trust Group LLC
Author: 0 (XOM) Position Increased by Atlantic Trust Group LLC

It has underperformed by 25.78% the S&P500. ( XOM ) by 3.59% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Moreover, analysts can evaluate both buying and selling trends of stocks in the online trading market by using the rational stock data and various other indicators like P/E, Forward P/E, PEG, P/S, P/B, P/C and much more.

Finance Oracle (ORCL) Earnings Fall, Look For More Downside
Author: 0 Oracle (ORCL) Earnings Fall, Look For More Downside

It closed at $18.54 lastly. (OTCMKTS:CBGI) has 0.00% since March 20, 2017 and is. It has outperformed by 0.40% the S&P500. Oracle Corporation (Oracle) provides products and services that address all aspects of corporate information technology (IT) environments, including application, platform and infrastructure.

Finance NBA Draft 2018: Oklahoma's Trae Young declares after stellar freshman season
Author: 0 NBA Draft 2018: Oklahoma's Trae Young declares after stellar freshman season

Young leads the nation in both scoring and assists, and when the season is over will become the first player to ever do that for an entire season. "I know there will be doubts again as I prepare for the draft. He scored a career- and season-high 48 points in an overtime loss at Oklahoma State. His points are the fourth-most in a single season by a Sooner, trailing only Wayman Tisdale (932 and 919) and Buddy Hield (925).

Finance UltraTech to buy Binani Cement, seeks end to insolvency proceedings
Author: 0 UltraTech to buy Binani Cement, seeks end to insolvency proceedings

The company's board agreed to issue "comfort letter" to provide Rs 7,266 crore in return for 98.43 per cent stake in Binani Cement. On the one hand, the bid placed by Dalmia Bharat has been given the green signal by the Resolution Professional (RP) appointed to sell Binani's assets; on the other, Binani Industries has cut a separate deal with UltraTech , which could give more to the lenders.

Finance United Kingdom spy row: Expelled Russian diplomats leave London
Author: 0 United Kingdom spy row: Expelled Russian diplomats leave London

However, Professor Leonid Rink told the RIA news agency that the attack did not look like Moscow's work because Skripal and his daughter had not died immediately. Russian Federation insists it gave up all its chemical weapons under global oversight. Global chemical weapons experts are due to take samples of the nerve agent used, which Britain says is the Soviet-developed Novichok.

Finance United suspends its pet shipping program after high-profile mishaps
Author: 0 United suspends its pet shipping program after high-profile mishaps

The "PetSafe" program only applies to cargo travel, meaning passengers can still bring domesticated pets in aircraft cabins. "We are conducting a thorough and systematic review of our program for pets that travel in the cargo compartment to make improvements that will ensure the best possible experience for our customers and their pets", the airline said in a statement .