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Finance Global stocks remain pressured by US-China trade spat
Author: 0 Global stocks remain pressured by US-China trade spat

The S&P 500 index added 14 points, or 0.5 percent, to 2,628 as of 2:30 p.m. The S&P 500 lost 58.37 points, or 2.19 per cent, to 2,604.47 and the Nasdaq Composite dropped 161.44 points, or 2.28 per cent, to 6,915.11. Hong Kong's Hang Seng fell 2.2% and Singapore's Strait Times index was down 2.1%. Facebook , Amazon , Alphabet, Netflix - collectively known as the "FANG" group - were up between 0.8 percent and 2.6 percent.

Author: 0 Facebook adding "unsend message" feature after Zuckerberg bust retracting messages

If true, this means that Facebook has tampered with users' inboxes and chat logs without informing them, before or after the fact. Facebook admitted retracting its CEO's messages for security reasons. When BuzzFeed News asked Facebook when it would roll this out to users, it declined to provide a timeframe. Had Facebook performed an audit at the time, it could have likely prevented the entire scandal - which has undercut users' trust in the company.

Finance Augusta National to host women's amateur tournament
Author: 0 Augusta National to host women's amateur tournament

Video of Augusta National Chairman Fred Ridley making the announcement during his Wednesday press conference can be found here. The 54-hole tournament will feature a field of 72 players with the opening two rounds to be played at nearby Champions Retreat Golf Club before a cut to the low 30 scores.

Finance Bon-Ton warns of mass layoff if company is not sold
Author: 0 Bon-Ton warns of mass layoff if company is not sold

In total, the company said more than 2,220 people will lose their jobs in Wisconsin. In Pennsylvania, Bon-Ton recently filed four notices under the federal Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act to provide the necessary 60-day notification to workers should the company be forced to liquidate.

Author: 0 Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM)

It has underperformed by 20.84% the S&P500. Matthew Halbower decreased its stake in Calpine Corp (CPN) by 77.11% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. BMO Capital Markets maintained the stock with "Hold" rating in Wednesday, October 18 report. BTIG Research maintained it with "Sell" rating and $11000 target in Wednesday, August 2 report.

Author: 0 PNB scam: CBI quizzes former RBI Deputy Governor HR Khan

The four Reserve Bank of India (RBI) executives included three chief general managers and one general manager, the source said. Meanwhile, according to RBI sources, the bank officials were called to inquire about policy matters. THE Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday said, it had registered a criminal case against a Vadodara-based company dealing in electric cable and equipment and its directors for allegedly cheating various banks to the tune of Rs 2,654 crore.

Finance Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) Stake Boosted by Atria Investments LLC
Author: 0 Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) Stake Boosted by Atria Investments LLC

Beach Investment Management Llc who had been investing in Apple Computer for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $868.77B market cap company. Buckingham Cap Management Incorporated, a New York-based fund reported 78,805 shares. Cohen & Steers reported 958,785 shares. 11,260 shares valued at $57,033 were sold by BENE STEPHEN G on Friday, February 16.

Finance U.S. trade gap rises sixtth straight month to 9
Author: 0 U.S. trade gap rises sixtth straight month to 9

I used the phrase rape. The White House official directed Fox News to an article initially published in September 2014 by The Huffington Post titled "80% of Central American Women, Girls are Raped Crossing into the U.S". Though numbers have rebounded to be more consistent with the past few years, the number of crossings in fiscal year 2017 were at a almost five-decade low.

Finance London jobless rate falls in March, labour force grows
Author: 0 London jobless rate falls in March, labour force grows

While the number of jobs grew 9.5 per cent over the decade, virtually the same as the labour force, the region's working-age population increased almost 17 per cent. With 148,458 residents employed in the civilian workforce and 3,150 looking for jobs, the unemployment rate of 2.1 percent was down from 2.4 percent in January, according to figures reported April 4 by the Virginia Employment Commission.

Finance Grab to 'closely work' with antitrust body
Author: 0 Grab to 'closely work' with antitrust body

Already, Uber has advised the riding public that it will be transitioning our services over to the Grab platform by April 8, 2018, so all requests after that date should be made from the Grab app. firm more firepower to focus on other markets including India. The announcements follow hot on the heels of the CCS's threat to slam the breaks on the proposed deal in Singapore if it breached the country's Competitions Act.

Finance How to Get Free Cold Brew this Week at Dunkin' Donuts
Author: 0 How to Get Free Cold Brew this Week at Dunkin' Donuts

Sometimes this means Donut Fries, a buzzy item off the new Dunkin' Donuts snack menu. Dunkin' Donuts is testing a new $2 snack menu at stores in the Boston area. Officials say the cold brew coffee is crafted by hand in small batches, prepared by steeping a special blend of coffee in cold water for 12 hours. Flawless for chocolate lovers, it features a classic chocolate donut frosted with caramel icing, sprinkled with semi-sweet chocolate curls and finished with a drizzle of caramel icing.

Finance Asian shares lower after Trump's latest China tariff threat
Author: 0 Asian shares lower after Trump's latest China tariff threat

Traders have been spooked by tit-for-tat accusations and measures between China and the United States that some fear could lead to a full-blown trade war between the world's top two economies. "I think that the substance of trade restrictions and their real impact will be far less than the headlines", said Jeffery Becker, Chairman and CEO at Jennison Associates in NY.

Finance Trump proposes US$100 billion more in new tariffs on China
Author: 0 Trump proposes US$100 billion more in new tariffs on China

The prospect of a trade war has sent markets around the world on a rollercoaster ride, with traders seemingly unable to decide if the threat is real or bluster. Also on the list were American beef, whisky, passenger vehicles and industrial chemicals. It says the plan depends on when the US imposes its tariffs.

Finance Monsanto misses estimates as seeds sales decline Y/Y
Author: 0 Monsanto misses estimates as seeds sales decline Y/Y

During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $3.19 EPS. Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Brookfield Asset Management Inc. now owns 6,900 shares of the basic materials company's stock worth $806,000 after acquiring an additional 3,600 shares during the last quarter.

Finance Alibaba Group (BABA) Position Lessened by Alkeon Capital Management LLC
Author: 0 Alibaba Group (BABA) Position Lessened by Alkeon Capital Management LLC

The price target set for the stock is $221.92, and this sets up an impressive set of potential movement for the stock. On Monday, February 5 the stock of Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE: BABA ) earned "Buy" rating by Bernstein. When the prices falls below, it indicates a bearish commodity. Technical analysts have little regard for the value of a company. For intra-day data the current price is used in place of the closing price.