• Pound plunges as Bank hikes interest rates
Pound plunges as Bank hikes interest rates

In 2017 the British economy has been the slowest growing economy in the EU. The BoE voted to raise rates to 0.5% from 0.25%, reversing the rate cut of August 2016, when it eased monetary policy to help cushion Britain's economy in the aftermath of the Brexit vote.

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  • Manufacturers announce 400-station auto charging network to boost EV market
Manufacturers announce 400-station auto charging network to boost EV market

Ford report that each of the founding partners own equal IONITY shares, and are open to welcoming other automakers into the joint-venture. A "supercharging" highway for electric cars across Europe will open for business this year after Germany's BMW, Daimler and VW joined up with Ford.

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  • Acquaintance Describes NY Attack Suspect As Depressed, Argumentative
Acquaintance Describes NY Attack Suspect As Depressed, Argumentative

A fuller portrait began to emerge of the suspect who was described by the president as an animal and by the mayor as a coward. Saipov, from Uzbekistan, left a note in the rented truck used for the massacre claiming he committed the attack on behalf of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.

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  • U.S. job growth surges, nonfarm payrolls goes up
U.S. job growth surges, nonfarm payrolls goes up

It's the first time the jobless rate has been above 6 per cent in London since June. The consensus call among traders was for a 15,000-job advance, according to economists at Royal Bank of Canada. Unemployment levels dropped to 4.1 percent, the lowest since December 2000 - though this was partly due to a decrease in labor force participation by 765...

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  • Starbucks sells Tazo to Unilever on disappointing 4Q revenue
Starbucks sells Tazo to Unilever on disappointing 4Q revenue

It is sold primarily in grocery, mass and convenience channels, available in packaged teas, K-Cup pods, and bottled ready-to-drink teas. Unilever plc (ADR ) notes that the acquisition price for the Tazo Tea brand represents 10 times its pro forma EBIT.

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  • Departing Twitter employee deactivates Trump's account
Departing Twitter employee deactivates Trump's account

After Trump's Twitter account returned, details on what happened started to surface. In a statement, the company initially said Mr Trump's account was "inadvertently deactivated due to human error" by one of its employees but restored 11 minutes later.

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  • Zimbabwe police charge USA woman over 'anti-Mugabe tweet'
Zimbabwe police charge USA woman over 'anti-Mugabe tweet'

The report goes on to detail that police were armed with a warrant that is linked to an investigation of a case of "undermining authority of or insulting the President". The outlet describes itself as producing "satirical comedy sensations". Zimbabwe was shaken a year ago by the country's biggest anti-government protests in a decade, which were lar...

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  • Facebook claims it's facing declining profits fighting fake news & Russian 'propagandists'
Facebook claims it's facing declining profits fighting fake news & Russian 'propagandists'

But CEO Mark Zuckerberg sounded a warning note, after a hard few weeks of debate around the role of rogue Russian actors trying to influence the last USA presidential election through Facebook ads and posts. The company said later on a conference call that 2018 expenses would rise 45 percent to 60 percent. He affirmed that protecting the F...

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  • Bitcoin surges past $7000 to extend record rally
Bitcoin surges past $7000 to extend record rally

This latest price surge was sparked by the announcement of Bitcoin futures trading by CME Group. Some may remember that it was only in September that Bitcoin crossed the $5,000 threshold for the first time. The new contract will be cash-settled, based on the CME CF Bitcoin Reference Rate (BRR ), which provides a once-a-day reference rate for...

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  • Opening day of enrollment for federal health insurance marketplace
Opening day of enrollment for federal health insurance marketplace

The IRS is paying attention, said Kelley Turek of the trade group America's Health Insurance Plans. "Most people who already have plans through the federal marketplace will be automatically re-enrolled, but Lodes urges customers to return to healthcare.gov since plan pricing and coverage changes every year".

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  • Whole Foods hiring 6000 workers for National Hiring Day event
Whole Foods hiring 6000 workers for National Hiring Day event

The company will be hosting a National Hiring Day at all of its US stores Thursday, November 2. Full, part-time, seasonal and permanent positions are being offered to interested applicants at all of their USA locations. Whole Foods said that it will make some job offers on the spot, after interviews. Resumes aren't required, but as with any job...

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  • Tesla Inc (TSLA) Stock: Buy The Dip Or Sell A Lost Cause?
Tesla Inc (TSLA) Stock: Buy The Dip Or Sell A Lost Cause?

Tesla then expects to produce 5,000 Model 3 vehicles a week by the end of Q1 2018. Now, let's take a quick look at Wall Street analysts' estimates for the company's 4Q17. Or will it? In a question-and-answer session, he subsequently warned there are "too many uncertainties" to predict the ramp-up pace at this point. Without that the carmaker won...

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  • NAB to slash jobs, increase digital focus
NAB to slash jobs, increase digital focus

Andrew Thorburn , NAB's CEO, says: "I think all big businesses - particularly incumbent businesses - the reshaping of the workforce is going to be significant". Thorburn said the FY17 result "represents another year of consistent delivery". NAB shares were down 3 percent in afternoon trading on Thursday in a flat market.

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  • Jaitley is worst Finance Minister in India's history: Congress
Jaitley is worst Finance Minister in India's history: Congress

Rahul Gandhi , who is tipped to take over the Congress party from his mother Sonia, however used the report to target Modi government over economy, again. Jaitley earlier in the day criticised the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government saying that ease of corruption has now been replaced by the ease of doing business.

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  • United Kingdom house price growth picks up in October, Nationwide says
United Kingdom house price growth picks up in October, Nationwide says

The current average property price in the United Kingdom is £211,085, the report found. Robert Gardner, the building society's chief economist, said: "With the ongoing uncertainty around Brexit and the rights of European Union citizens once the United Kingdom leaves the European Union, we may see a slowing in housing demand - and particularly ren...

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  • United Kingdom manufacturing performance improves in October increasing likelihood of interest rates rise
United Kingdom manufacturing performance improves in October increasing likelihood of interest rates rise

Output rose only fractionally and new orders stagnated over the month. However, the manufacturing sector recorded a rise in output during October, albeit at a fractional growth rate. "India's manufacturing companies struggled somewhat as the recent recovery enjoyed by the sector lost impetus in October". IHS Markit , which compiles the survey,...

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  • NYC ATTACK: Officer who halted truck rampage hailed as a modest hero
NYC ATTACK: Officer who halted truck rampage hailed as a modest hero

When they went outside, they found themselves face to face with Saipov. The officers then saw the suspect, who appeared to be waving a gun and yelling at the scene of the accident and observed the people down on the scene. "Thank you for all the thoughtful comments". Neighbors said he moved in sometime in the past year and largely kept to himself, ...

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  • Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (CTSH) Technical Analysis Indicators
Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (CTSH) Technical Analysis Indicators

Tourbillon Prtn Limited Partnership holds 2.54% of its portfolio in Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp (NASDAQ: CTSH ) for 1.99M shares. Missouri-based Cortland Associate Mo has invested 8.6% in Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp (NASDAQ: CTSH ).

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  • Open Enrollment For Health Care Begins In Texas
Open Enrollment For Health Care Begins In Texas

They can still get subsidies to help lower their premiums or reduce their deductibles and co-pays if they qualify. That's why it's particularly important for consumers to shop and compare plans this year. Don and Debra Clark of Springfield, Mo., are glad to have health insurance. Covered California anticipated numerous changes the Trump administr...

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  • Sharp objects found in Halloween candy in two New Brunswick cities
Sharp objects found in Halloween candy in two New Brunswick cities

In another case, police in Neenah said a mother reported nails in her son's Trick or Treat collection. A parent found a nail pushed into a piece of candy her daughter received during trick-or-treating. Police encourage everyone to check the candy thoroughly, discard anything that looks suspicious and to report it. Two police forces in New Bruns...

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