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Nigel Farage: We Were Right On Immigration
- September 27, 2015

Banks later apologised for the comments about Carswell's mental health. "We wish Arron and them well, but we're setting up the Business for Britain campaign which is capable of doing this", Oxley said. In his speech, Farage said the anti-EU camp needed to argue that Britain was "good enough to stand on our own two feet" and build free trade and cooperation with Europe outside the EU. (more...)
Latest EKOS Poll Shows Conservatives Ahead
- September 27, 2015

Experimental Lakes Area was world famous; its findings might have saved Canada billions. "Since Stephen Harper's Conservatives formed government   we have lost 30,000 forestry jobs in this province", continued Hampton. In most elections, there are at least two candidates I'm flip-flopping between. Analyst Jean Lapierre said the issue that has created a slide for NDP support is the niqab . (more...)
IBM opens Watson to the world IBM opens Watson to the world
- September 27, 2015

Big Blue wants Watson to be used on mobile devices, cloud services and connected systems. The company also previewed its Watson Knowledge Studio , where the company will open up its machine learning and text analytics capabilities in a single tool. (more...)
Some BMW diesel cars exceed European Union pollution limits by 11 times Some BMW diesel cars exceed European Union pollution limits by 11 times
- September 26, 2015

BMW shares dropped almost 10 percent in European trading as a result of the report. A sudden wave of scrutiny over emissions threatened to engulf BMW after a German magazine reported Thursday that one of the luxury automaker's diesel vehicles emitted 11 times the amount of nitrogen oxides acceptable in Europe. (more...)
Britain's FTSE falters, weighed down by mining stocks Britain's FTSE falters, weighed down by mining stocks
- September 25, 2015

Richard Knights, a mining analyst at Liberum Capital in London, said: "Glencore is a bet on copper, and weakness in metal prices is sending tremors through Glencore's shareholders". Markets steadied across Europe after yesterday's dramatic sell-off despite another dire economic report from China. China's stocks were among the hardest hit in the region with its main indexes down more than 2 per cent, while copper plunged again after activity in China's factory sector unexpectedly shrank to a ... (more...)
Porsche & Audi Scrutinized After Volkswagen Scandal Porsche & Audi Scrutinized After Volkswagen Scandal
- September 25, 2015

Last week, the EPA revealed that the company had developed a software algorithm to deceive USemission tests. Diesel produces more energy per gallon than unleaded gasoline and the engines are more efficient. And now, another auto-manufacturing giant that has been around for ages is under public and government scrutiny for an alleged cheat on EPA emissions testing. (more...)
Active Stocks Trader's Buzzers: Intrexon Corp(NYSE:XON), Biomed Realty Trust Active Stocks Trader's Buzzers: Intrexon Corp(NYSE:XON), Biomed Realty Trust
- September 25, 2015

The higher price target estimate for the stock has been calculated at $24 while the lower price target estimate is at $20. The valuation by Canaccord Genuity was issued on September 23, 2015. Moreover, the Company is adding to a Phase 2 oral estriol drug for the treatment of backsliding dispatching various sclerosis (MS) and subjective brokenness in Mississippi, and in partnershipwith Intrexon Corporation (XON), a monoclonal counter acting agent blend for the treatment of Pertussis and ... (more...)
Macy's plans to add 85000 seasonal holiday workers Macy's plans to add 85000 seasonal holiday workers
- September 25, 2015

The retailer is bringing in the seasonal workers for temporary jobs in order to meet increased demand during the busy holidays. Most of these positions are part-time, and have shifts during evenings, weekends or overnight, but can lead to permanent positions. (more...)
Goldman Sachs Grows on Investment Banking and Management Goldman Sachs Grows on Investment Banking and Management
- September 24, 2015

ETFs, which allow investors to gain exposure to a particular group of companies or indexes without owning the underlying stocks or bonds, have gained popularity in recent years because of their low costs and transparency. This represents 8.2079% growth over that time period. The ex-dividend date is Friday, August 28th. In other news, CFO Harvey M. Schwartz sold 33,326 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction on Friday, July 17th. (more...)
Red Hat revenue rises 13 percent Red Hat revenue rises 13 percent
- September 22, 2015

For the next quarter, Wall Street is expecting non-GAAP earnings for $0.46 per share with $513.56 million revenues. The company also saw healthy traction for its OpenStack offering as customers look for ways to reduce application deployment times and lower IT infrastructure costs, and we expect the company's OpenStack business to reach the $100 million revenue run rate mark later this year. (more...)
Layoffs planned for HP Enterprise Services Layoffs planned for HP Enterprise Services
- September 21, 2015

The latest cuts, in addition to 55,000 lay-off earlier announced under chief executive officer Meg Whitman , would be in the faster-growing corporate hardware and services operations of the company. The figure was a revision of its initial forecast of 45,000 as it struggled to catch up with its rivals. "Some of the issues are market related and some of them are HP-specific". (more...)
HP says to cut up to 30000 more jobs in enterprise business HP says to cut up to 30000 more jobs in enterprise business
- September 21, 2015

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise (HPE) has confirmed that it will cut another 30,000 jobs from across its business, just under two months before the company is formed from the split of HP. Hewlett Packard Enterprise, which is scheduled to begin trading on November 1 on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol "HPE", is expected to have more than $50 billion in annual revenue. (more...)
Tennessee jobless rate unchanged last month despite nationwide drop in Tennessee jobless rate unchanged last month despite nationwide drop in
- September 21, 2015

The professional and business services sector has added 29,000 jobs since June 2009, Kaza said. The mining and logging sector, which includes oil and gas production, was down by 1,000 jobs. While the unemployment rates have improved, one needs to also look at the labor participation rate , which nationally is still at record lows. Construction posted the largest gains on a percentage basis, up 6.5 percent (adding 43,800 jobs). (more...)
The Hot Housing Market in the Bay Area Cools a Little The Hot Housing Market in the Bay Area Cools a Little
- September 20, 2015

The median home price last month increased 4 percent from a year earlier to $438,000 and was unchanged from July. There were an estimated 41,623 homes sold in the state, up 8.8 percent from 38,242 homes a year earlier, CoreLogic said. The August 2015 median was 2.3 percent under the peak of $665,000 set in June and July 2007. San Bernardino County saw the biggest sales and price gains last month, CoreLogic said. (more...)
HP dumps 30000 jobs - still cranking up H-1B immigrants HP dumps 30000 jobs - still cranking up H-1B immigrants
- September 20, 2015

As of 31st October 2014, HP had more than 300,000 employees and the latest job cuts will bring down the company's total workforce by at least 10%. Meanwhile HP Inc, which will focus on computers, laptops and printers, will be led by Dion Weisler, who said that the main focus of company must be on its core areas as its expects a tough few quarters ahead once the split is complete. (more...)
The Illinois Lottery lost a ton of money past year The Illinois Lottery lost a ton of money past year
- September 20, 2015

The state of Illinois has reached an agreement to end the contract of the private firm that manages its state lottery. The agreement also specified that Northstar's replacement will be facilitated with the freedom to choose its own suppliers, according to the news. (more...)
Pinterest has 100 million users, co-founder says Pinterest has 100 million users, co-founder says
- September 20, 2015

The image bookmarking site raised a further $367 million in March at the $11 billion valuation, but hadn't previously released exactly how many people actually use the platform. The new disclosure comes as the five-year-old company has been working to aggressively expand overseas and grow its young business into the next advertising powerhouse. (more...)
Rupee near one-month high, gains against United States dollar Rupee near one-month high, gains against United States dollar
- September 19, 2015

The central parity rate of the Chinese yuan strengthened 63 basis points to 6.3607 against the U.S. dollar on Friday . "We may see the dollar regain its footing and trade on a more bullish course in the days ahead should the central bank continue to prepare USA households and businesses for higher borrowing costs". (more...)
First Motorola-Designed Lemon X Lenovo Smartphone Leaked First Motorola-Designed Lemon X Lenovo Smartphone Leaked
- September 19, 2015

The primary camera at the rear along with the accompanying LED flash have been placed in a pill-shaped panel, which is usually seen in Motorola smartphones. The image reveals that a lot of design inspiration has been taken from Motorola smartphones. Also, from what appears to be a fingerprint sensor located on the back of the device, and if Lenovo is smart, the device will likely be running Android Marshmallow out of the box. (more...)
Amari Cooper: Pacman Jones shouldn't be suspended for helmet slam Amari Cooper: Pacman Jones shouldn't be suspended for helmet slam
- September 19, 2015

According to a source informed of the process, it is expected that Jones will be fined but not suspended. "It was right there at the end of the play". "I'm just out playing football", Jones said. Del Rio and the Raiders will be keeping the play on file, though somehow, the highlight never hit the national newswire Sunday or Monday, a shocker considering the incessant thirst for football news in a world with several 24-hour sporting news services. (more...)

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