• BBC Solves Its Gender Pay Gap By Limiting What People Can Earn
BBC Solves Its Gender Pay Gap By Limiting What People Can Earn

Another presenter of a high-profile news programme discovered she was paid "hundreds of thousands less than some of my colleagues" when the BBC's "talent list" of high earners was published and "no one has explained to me how such a discrepancy can be justified".

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  • What To Expect From Pfizer Earnings
What To Expect From Pfizer Earnings

Leavell Inv Mngmt, Alabama-based fund reported 136,340 shares. Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management Ltd reported 59,230 shares. Moving averages can also identify a level of support or resistance for the security, or act as a simple entry or exit signal.

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  • United States crude drops 58 cents, pressured by rising USA output, stronger dollar
United States crude drops 58 cents, pressured by rising USA output, stronger dollar

Meanwhile, the greenback is recovering from the lowest level in three years as Treasuries extend their selloff at the start of a pivotal week of data and events. Brent crude futures for March delivery settled down 44 cents, or 0.6 percent, at $69.02 a barrel after touching a session low of $68.40. Total volume traded was about 26 percent above the ...

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  • Quiksilver boss lacking at sea as boat washes up
Quiksilver boss lacking at sea as boat washes up

Pierre Agnès set sail on Tuesday morning but did not return. Two boats and three helicopters went on the search for Agnes, French authorities said. Rough seas are reported in the area by forecasters, although the wind is relatively light and visibility is clear.

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  • Instagram star Jen Selter gets yanked off an American Airlines flight
Instagram star Jen Selter gets yanked off an American Airlines flight

She added, "I was standing, putting my jacket up [in the overhead bin], clearly irritable, we've been sitting here for two hours". Selter told the New York Post that the flight was delayed more than two hours and that the plane hadn't moved yet when she and her sister got out of their seats so they could stretch.

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  • Lockheed Martin (LMT) Announces Earnings Results
Lockheed Martin (LMT) Announces Earnings Results

Abaxis, Inc. (NASDAQ:ABAX) has risen 7.18% since January 29, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 26.91% the S&P500. Bluestein R H & Company increased Lockheed Martin Corp ( LMT ) stake by 8.36% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing.

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  • New EU Laws Cause Facebook To Revamp its Privacy Settings
New EU Laws Cause Facebook To Revamp its Privacy Settings

We're designing this based on feedback from people, policymakers and privacy experts around the world. According to Sandberg, the changes give Facebook "a very good foundation to meet all the requirements" of the 28-member bloc's new data rules called the General Data Protection Regulation or GDPR , which apply to any company that keeps data o...

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  • Wisconsin Republicans to donate money from Wynn group to charity
Wisconsin Republicans to donate money from Wynn group to charity

The firm said on Friday it would form a special committee consisting exclusively of independent directors to investigate the claims against Mr Wynn . Baker said Monday that if the allegations are true, Wynn would not meet the suitability standards. Repeated requests for comment from the Heller campaign since Friday have gone unanswered.

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  • Man charged with risky driving over crash that killed three London teenagers
Man charged with risky driving over crash that killed three London teenagers

Investigators said they believed at least two men were in the auto: one was held by members of the public and is in custody, but at least one other man is believed to have fled the scene on foot. The first suspect remains in police custody. A woman looks at flowers left at the scene. He said: "We saw two white boys and they were attacking an A...

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  • Celebs, politicians among Twitter users buying millions of fake followers
Celebs, politicians among Twitter users buying millions of fake followers

On social media , high follower numbers means greater influence and visibility, which can impact public opinion and offer lucrative financial deals for the account holders. The Times story says "These accounts are counterfeit coins in the booming economy of online influence, reaching into virtually any industry where a mass audience - or the il...

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  • EasyJet chief Johan Lundgren cuts pay to match predecessor
EasyJet chief Johan Lundgren cuts pay to match predecessor

That was the last salary earned by Carolyn McCall, his predecessor in the role. The UK airline acknowledges that its gender pay gap - the difference in the average amounts earned by men and women across its business - is now 52%. I want us not just to hit our target that 20% of our new pilots should be female by 2020 but to go further than this...

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  • Floodwaters in Seine river peak in Paris
Floodwaters in Seine river peak in Paris

At the Louvre , a lower level housing Islamic artwork was closed to visitors. The floods have caused damage in 242 towns along the river and tributaries, and are now threatening more towns as the Seine heads downstream west of Paris toward Normandy and the English Channel .

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  • Mnuchin defends weaker dollar comments
Mnuchin defends weaker dollar comments

Despite short-term movements driven by comments from policymakers, the US dollar has been trading lower on broader fundamentals as well as powerful cyclical forces. Singapore dollar surged to its highest in three years against the U.S. dollar. The S&P Metals and Mining SPDR ETF is up 6 percent in the year to date, moving in the opposite direction...

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  • Coincheck Hack Ghosts $534 Million Worth of Cryptocurrency
Coincheck Hack Ghosts $534 Million Worth of Cryptocurrency

The company says it will return about 90pc of the stolen currency in cash to the 260,000 customers who lost their holdings of NEM in the incident. Coincheck suspended trading of all cryptocurrencies except bitcoin on Friday, and said it had lost 523 million units of NEM, the 10th biggest cryptocurrency in the world based on market capital...

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  • IKEA founder passes away - here are his 5 most iconic creations
IKEA founder passes away - here are his 5 most iconic creations

Entire families descended on the company's stores each week and Ikea's merchandise became ubiquitous. She served on several nonprofit boards for organizations affiliated with Ikea , and was credited by Kamprad with sacrificing long stretches of their marriage so that he could focus on the company.

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  • Is Elon Musk Now Selling $600 Flamethrowers?
Is Elon Musk Now Selling $600 Flamethrowers?

The $500 (£350) flamethrower is available for pre-order, and should start shipping in spring. No one really took him seriously but as it turned out, he meant it. Musk did mention, however, that after the flamethrowers are sold out, The Boring Company Freezegun would be next. Musk's Boring Company is literally a company focused on tunnel b...

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  • American Greetings Corp (NYSE:AM) 2017 Q3 Sentiment Change
American Greetings Corp (NYSE:AM) 2017 Q3 Sentiment Change

Volume in the last session has increased compared with LUV's average trading volume. When we divide the last trade volume by the 3-month average volume, we found out a relative volume of 2.29. This is apparently because shareholders use the 52-week high as an "anchor" against which they value stocks , thus they tend to be reluctant to buy a stoc...

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  • Cloudy and muggier today; rain Saturday — FIRST ALERT FORECAST
Cloudy and muggier today; rain Saturday — FIRST ALERT FORECAST

Good Friday morning everyone and TGIF! Lows will return to the low to middle 30s. Possible for a few slick spots with the combination of wet pavement and temperatures below freezing. Locally heavy snow at times Saturday could lead to hard driving conditions in the mountain passes. Rain fall totals on average 1-2inches. Temperatures Friday in ...

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  • Billionaire casino owner and collector Steve Wynn accused of pervasive sexual misconduct
Billionaire casino owner and collector Steve Wynn accused of pervasive sexual misconduct

In a lengthy statement , Mr Wynn and his company both attributed the allegations to a campaign led by ex-wife Elaine Wynn . The Wall Street Journal said dozens of female employees report that Wynn pressured them into sex acts. "The conduct of Elaine during the course of the pending lawsuits has been shocking and deeply disturbing to me ...

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  • Coincheck reveals loss of ¥58 billion in cryptocurrency NEM
Coincheck reveals loss of ¥58 billion in cryptocurrency NEM

Since the heist, Coincheck has stopped trading in all tokens except Bitcoin , as the company says that it doesn't know how the NEM tokens were taken (sounds like a hack to us). "Some people who invest in it do not trust their government". He wrote that he has an investment of more than ¥10 million (US$92,000) worth of bitcoin in Coincheck .

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