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Oil prices rise on reported U.S. crude stock draw, firm Japan imports
- September 24, 2016

While WTI rose, US gasoline futures RBc1 fell 4 percent to $1.3646 a gallon on worries that a gasoline glut would return with the full restart of the Colonial line. Crude oil for November delivery are now up $0.87 to $44.92 a barrel. Total volume traded was in line with the 100-day average. Prices dropped 7 cents, or 0.2 percent, to $45.88 on Tuesday. (more...)
Aust share market set for further gains Aust share market set for further gains
- September 24, 2016

The dollar index, which measures the greenback against six major currencies , was down 0.25 per cent at 95.420 in late trading. Fed Chair Janet Yellen did say U.S. Meanwhile the BoJ's effort to demonstrate they were serious about stimulating inflation while holding 10-year bond yields from going negative kept the yen steady. (more...)
Governor Brown Extends California's Climate Change Law Governor Brown Extends California's Climate Change Law
- September 24, 2016

It expands on California's landmark 2006 law, which set the goal of reducing greenhouse-gas emissions to 1990 levels by 2020. "This 2030 goal will help make it possible to reach the ultimate goal of reducing emissions 80 percent under 1990 levels by 2050", Brown's office said in a statement . (more...)
Stocks Gain Moderately, Led By High-Dividend Sectors
- September 24, 2016

Ten of the 11 major S&P sectors were lower, with the technology index's 0.61 percent fall leading the decliners. Even so, the S&P 500 recorded its best weekly performance in more than two months. A number of economists and investors say the Fed's resistance to raising rates, coupled with conflicting messages from its top leaders, has worn down public confidence in the central bank. (more...)
Here's a Reason Why Procter & Gamble (PG) Stock Closed Lower Today Here's a Reason Why Procter & Gamble (PG) Stock Closed Lower Today
- September 24, 2016

Procter & Gamble Company (The) (NYSE:PG): stock was range-bound between the intraday low of $87.3 and the intraday high of $88.11 after having opened at $87.619 on Fridays session. The stock was sold at an average price of $86.26, for a total transaction of $2,170,819.16. Also, insider Jeffrey K. Schomburger sold 2,603 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, August 24th. (more...)
Police probe Tumblr post after 29 injured in Manhattan blast
- September 24, 2016

The man, a naturalized USA citizen, lived with his family in an apartment in Elizabeth over a fried-chicken restaurant owned by his father. "De Blasio said Rahami's description - 5'6" tall, 200 pounds, brown hair and facial hair, considered armed and unsafe - has been sent out to New Yorkers via the city's cell phone alert system. (more...)
Networks ignore Clinton Foundation conflict-of-interest issues in 95% of coverage
- September 24, 2016

The Clinton Foundation's partner on the project was one of the world's largest fragrance and flavoring suppliers, Firmenich International SA, along with the Swiss company's US charity. Bill Clinton says that out of the hundreds of thousands of donors to the Clinton Foundation over the past 18 years, there must have been some people who gave to the foundation to gain influence with him and his wife. (more...)
TSX, US markets climb as Fed calms investors
- September 24, 2016

The U.S. central bank's policy-setting committee left its target rate for overnight lending unchanged at the end of its two-day meeting on Wednesday. The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) made a decision to "maintain the target range for the federal funds rate at 1/4 to 1/2 per cent" and wait until it sees more evidence of continued progress towards the Committee's goals, the Fed said. (more...)
What the Marriott and Starwood merger means for hotel guests
- September 24, 2016

Marriott now oversees more than 5,700 hotels totaling about 1.1 million rooms in more than 110 countries. The combined entity would now be called Marriott Hotels India Pvt Ltd, while Starwood would cease to exist from here on, said Rajeev Menon, chief operations officer, Asia-Pacific ( excluding Greater China) told reporters here at a press meet. (more...)
Snapchat's 10 second video glasses are real and cost $130 bucks
- September 24, 2016

The glasses will be priced at $129.99 and will roll out slowly this fall. You'll be able to get Spectacles in black, teal or coral. Video will sync wirelessly to a paired iPhone or other smartphone. In 2015, Snapchat began building Snapchat Research , a team composed of scientists and software engineers specializing in computer vision and machine learning. (more...)
Seafood exports forecast to hit United States dollars 10 billion by 2020 Seafood exports forecast to hit United States dollars 10 billion by 2020
- September 24, 2016

Worldwide and domestic exhibitors will showcase their products and services to a potential global market and explore leads and partnerships. This was stated by the Chairman of the Marine Products Exports Development Authority (MPEDA), Dr A Jayathilak, speaking ahead of the opening of IISS at the Port Trust Diamond Jubilee Stadium in Visakhapatnam , which is set to highlight India's huge potential in the fisheries sector. (more...)
New fivers selling for £200 on eBay New fivers selling for £200 on eBay
- September 24, 2016

If the code starts with AA01 it means the £5 note is part of the first batch and could be sold for a tidy profit. Notes with low serial numbers in the first printing run have become prized collectors' items. Even if you don't have any particularly historic fivers knocking about, you could still make between £100 and £150 for one from 1990. The £5 note in your pocket could be worth more than £200. (more...)
Stocks jump, bonds strong on Fed statement
- September 24, 2016

There were fresh signs of strength in the United States jobs market. The Dow Jones industrial average .DJI ended up 98.76 points, or 0.54 percent, at 18,392.46, the S&P 500 .SPX gained 14.06 points, or 0.65 percent, to 2,177.18, while the Nasdaq Composite .IXIC added 44.34 points, or 0.84 percent, to 5,339.52, a record closing high. (more...)
White House investigating possible leak of Michelle Obama's passport White House investigating possible leak of Michelle Obama's passport
- September 23, 2016

An image believed to be a scanned copy of Michelle Obama's passport has been leaked online. Earnest said often contractors who are private citizens not employed by the administration on a long-term basis are used to do logistical planning ahead of visits by the president and other White House officials. (more...)
No Fed Hike in September No Fed Hike in September
- September 23, 2016

Yellen even said the case for a rate increase has "strengthened". Michael Hewson, chief market analyst at CMC Markets UK, said: "A December rise remains very much on the table, in an nearly identical replay of a year ago, when the Fed also baulked in September only to subsequently act in December". (more...)
Taylor Swift Is Reportedly In The Studio Working On New Music Taylor Swift Is Reportedly In The Studio Working On New Music
- September 23, 2016

Taylor Swift danced to hers and Calvin Harris' song while watching Gigi Hadid walk the runway. If that's the case, Swift nearly certainly doesn't have time for online dating, despite an Instagram caption by another model friend, Martha Hunt . (more...)
Canada focused on own game, set to race Russia in semifinals
- September 23, 2016

It will be Canada versus Russian Federation, and though it can not conceivably measure up to either the 1972 Summit Series or the 1987 best-of-three final in the Canada Cup, it promises to be a showcase for hockey. "We're going to keep striving for that". Team USA, one of the big players in the World Cup of Hockey Tournament, have been completely abysmal for the Group A stage play. (more...)
Rome drops bid for 2024 Olympics, making Los Angeles the favorite
- September 23, 2016

She said Rome's focus and finances should be aimed at dealing with a wide array of problems facing a city with a $14.6 billion debt. Raggi's decision will be put to a vote in the city assembly, but is considered effectively dead since the International Olympic Committee requires bids to have government and city support. (more...)
Clinton leads Trump by 6 points ahead of debate
- September 23, 2016

A recent Bloomberg poll found more than 60 percent of those surveyed were "bothered a lot" by the mocking. Remember, a Donald Trump presidency isn't all that's at stake: What if the Democrats don't retake the Senate because not enough people turn out for Clinton? They were campaigning in key battleground states. (more...)
Mylan CEO to Shift Blame on EpiPen Pricing at House Hearing Mylan CEO to Shift Blame on EpiPen Pricing at House Hearing
- September 23, 2016

Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, the committee's chairman. Rep. Eleanor Norton, who represents the District of Columbia, asked what Bresch had done to deserve a 671 percent pay increase while the price of EpiPens also increased. Bresch repeatedly faulted the health care system for failing to show how revenue from the EpiPen is distributed, saying that Mylan executives receive no undue financial benefits. (more...)

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