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by | November 18, 2017 | 00:13

The national rate was 4.1 percent in October, down from 4.2 percent in September and 4.8 percent in October 2016. According to Cheryl Stanton, executive director of the S.C. "For the fourth consecutive month, both resident employment and unemployment declined", a news release from the department said. The state unemployment rate decreased from 5.3 percent in September and was slightly higher than the 5 percent rate of October 2016.

by | November 17, 2017 | 00:27

Going forward, the Ministry of Finance will obtain further information and notify Parliament about the ongoing work in the Report on the Management of the Government Pension Fund, to be submitted in the spring of 2018. It said the step would make the country "less vulnerable to a permanent drop in oil and gas prices", and its advice was not based on a price forecast or the sector's sustainability.

by | November 17, 2017 | 00:25

USA motorists will take 45.5 million trips this holiday, a 1.5 percent increase over a year ago and also the most since 2005, even though gas prices are at their highest since 2014, AAA said. With Thanksgiving nears, people traveling across the country, and AAA is predicting that there will be up to 51 million travelers this coming week.

by | November 16, 2017 | 01:35

The Airbus deal with Indigo Partners will see 273 A320neos and 157 A321neos split up among Denver-based Frontier, JetSMART of Chile, Volaris of Mexico and Wizz Air of Hungary, all ultra-low-cost airlines associated with Indigo. Airbus declined to comment. He said: "It's gratifying that [this order] comes from a group of airline professionals who know our products as well as the folks at Indigo Partners do".

by | November 14, 2017 | 00:25

The Wall Street Journal first reported Hasbro's latest approach to Mattel . The terms of any possible deal "couldn't be learned", the WSJ said, and it is not clear if the approach will move forward. The company reported $0.70 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.71 by $0.01. "We believe its brands and manufacturing footprint could be worth more than $10 billion in their current state", write BMO Capital Markets' Gerrick Johnson in a note to ...

by | November 12, 2017 | 00:39

Penney's loss of $128 million, or 41 cents a share, compared with a loss of $67 million or 22 cents a share a year ago. Holding from a "positive" rating to a "neutral" rating in a research note on Monday, October 30th. Net sales fell 1.7 percent to $2.81 billion in the fiscal third quarter, beating analysts' estimates of $2.77 billion. TRADEMARK VIOLATION WARNING: This piece was posted by Week Herald and is the sole property of of Week Herald.

by | November 08, 2017 | 00:18

Koenigsegg's attempt at the word record took place on an 11-mile section of the road between between Las Vegas and Pahrump in the Nevada desert that was specially closed by the authorities. All data on the day was recorded and verified on site by Racelogic . Earlier in October, Koenigsegg took another record from Bugatti, smashing the 0-400-0 km/h record.

by | November 07, 2017 | 00:22

Commenting on the acquisition, Cathay Pacific CEO, Rupert Hogg said: "Qatar Airways is one of the world's premier airlines". The investment in Cathay Pacific comes about three months after Qatar Airways said it had ended plans to acquire 10 percent of American Airlines, after that plan was met with resistance in the United States.

by | November 03, 2017 | 00:17

Protecting the Facebook community is more important than "maximizing our profits", Zuckerberg said on the call. Zuckerberg opened today's incomes call with a highly worded guarantee to mark out making use of Facebook for undermining democracy in the U.S.

by | October 27, 2017 | 00:17

It appears, when it comes to global travel, not all passports are created equal. While Singapore has been rising up the ranks progressively, the USA passport has been sliding down the leaderboard since President Donald Trump took office.

by | October 21, 2017 | 00:18

The City of Guelph and the University of Guelph are throwing their support in for Toronto's bid to host Amazon's second worldwide headquarters. Las Vegas continues to try and attract Amazon in hopes of being home to the online retailer's second U.S.

by | October 14, 2017 | 00:22

For the fourth quarter in a row , Wells Fargo Dealer Services' delinquencies and charge-offs have grown amid a rapidly declining originations volume environment, and the company expects the volume declines to continue into the second half of 2018.

by | October 06, 2017 | 00:15

The basic plan-which allows streaming on one device in standard definition-is keeping its $7.99 pricing for now. Netflix has raised the rates on two of their subscription plans, with the new rates going into effect for November. A top-level plan that includes super-rich 4k video and watching from four screens at a time got a two-dollar price hike to $13.99 monthly. According to USA Today , the service's most popular plan will now cost $10.99 cents a month.

by | October 03, 2017 | 00:32

Meanwhile Mr Hamilton insisted that UKIP still had a goal following the referendum vote for Brexit and the collapse in its vote at the general election in June. He promised to reorganise the party to increase its effectiveness and said he wanted to project UKIP "firmly and decisively into British politics for the good of the nation".

by | September 26, 2017 | 00:16

Abe, Japan's longest-serving post-World War II prime minister, rose to political prominence on his calls for a tough line on North Korea over its past abductions of Japanese civilians. Shinzo Abe said on Wednesday that countries need to unite to enforce sanctions and apply pressure on North Korea to abandon its nuclear and missile programs .

by | September 24, 2017 | 00:09

South Korea's weather agency has stated that it may have been a natural event, Seoul's Yonhap News Agency has said. It was Trump's most direct military threat to attack North Korea and his latest expression of concern about Pyongyang's repeated launching of ballistic missiles over Japan and underground nuclear tests.

by | September 21, 2017 | 00:11

Futures jumped 1.9 per cent in NY. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures settled up 2 cents at $49.91, close to Thursday's near-four month high of $50.50."They're still working out the aftermath of the hurricanes", said John Kilduff, a partner at Again Capital Management in NY.

by | September 21, 2017 | 00:09

Customers can "continue to shop in our stores and online" as the Christmas season nears, Toys "R" Us Philippines said on its Facebook page, adding it was not part of debt restructuring in the US and Canada. Toys R Us had, to this day, one of my favorite ways to buy video games; the video game ticket wall. Various lenders including JPMorgan have already committed as much as $3bn already to financing the attempted company turn around.

by | September 18, 2017 | 00:08

Almost 30,000 Buddhist villagers have also been displaced, they say. On Wednesday, the plight of the Rohingya prompted a rare rebuke from the UN Security Council. Mr Guterres at a wide-ranging press conference called Burma one of two world issues "at the top of global concerns", along with North Korea. Backing up the pictures, Amnesty said fire sensors also deployed on satellites had detected 80 large-scale blazes across northern Rakhine state since 25 August, when the army launched ...

by | September 15, 2017 | 00:12

Some of the reasons mentioned in the video are a sticky throttle valve, running out of hydraulic fluid, engine sensor failure , running out of liquid oxygen and more. Imagine if the landings were still turning into explosions; then such a video would have come from someone else, maybe even a rival. Knowing they have started to crack the problem then, it's understandable Musk approached the " blooper reel " cheerfully.

by | September 14, 2017 | 00:34

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by | September 06, 2017 | 11:57

A rejig of the government has been due for months now, especially after vacancies and transformed alliances. Also, Modi is due to leave for the Brics summit in China early Sunday. According to TV reports , Union Minister Arun Jaitley is likely to give up the defence portfolio, which he was heading after the resignation of Manohar Parrikar in March.

by | September 02, 2017 | 00:31

China's manufacturing sector has been posting solid growth thanks to domestic infrastructure spending and a recovery in exports. Manufacturing output declined to 54.3 from 56.3, though some survey respondents reported having a greater number of projects in the pipeline.

by | August 29, 2017 | 00:31

Whole Foods has two stores in Pasadena, one in West Pasadena at 465 South Arroyo Parkway, and another in East Pasadena, at the Hastings Ranch Shopping Center at 3751 E. "We can't wait to start showing customers what's possible when Whole Foods Market and Amazon innovate together". So while Amazon can cut prices at Whole Foods to bring in more customers, Amazon will have to figure out how to reduce the rising cost of the products Whole Foods sells.

by | August 27, 2017 | 00:14

As Uber continues in its attempt to fix its image following a string of scandals, the company has seen a 17 per cent increase in gross bookings in the second quarter to $8.7bn (£6.8bn) - double that of a year earlier. Uber's many crises have emboldened the company's competitors. Since 2010, Uber has raised more than $15 billion from investors, allowing it to operate at a significant loss.

by | August 26, 2017 | 00:35

The latest Qantas results mark the completion of a three-year A$2 billion turnaround program to make the airline group sustainably profitable. The flight from Sydney to London will on most days take a northern polar route rather than the usual western crossing over Asia and Europe, said the source, who did not want to be named as he was not authorised to speak publicly about the matter.

by | August 24, 2017 | 01:41

The stock is up 36.7% so far this year. 24/7 Wall St. has included some highlights from the earnings report, as well as what analysts are saying about the firm after the fact. EPS growth in next year is estimated to reach 29.51% while EPS growth estimate for this year is set at 457.90%. Texas Permanent School Fund who had been investing in Morgan Stanley for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $84.35 billion market cap company.

by | August 24, 2017 | 01:37

Oil prices eased early on Wednesday as United States inventory data and signs of recovering Libyan output fed bearish sentiment. Many market watchers attribute the bounce in oil prices to data released last week , which showed that USA oil stockpiles have declined in nine of the last 10 weeks.

by | August 19, 2017 | 03:18

Mother Jones reports that before this executive order , federal agencies typically relied on historical data to predict if infrastructure was vulnerable to flooding. That order, which was still being implemented through regulations, would have caused some federal projects to be moved to different areas, built to higher standards or canceled altogether.

by | August 19, 2017 | 03:18

A 20-year-old OH man said to have harbored Nazi sympathies has been charged with murder. "The one thing that's been said, even by people who don't favor the president, is that, 'Well, at least he's surrounded himself with some very capable people: The generals that he has, Wilbur Ross , Mnuchin ,'" Cashin said.